Auction Houses

Research Websites

This is a list of websites that may help in your research.  I will add new ones as I find them.  If you know of one not listed here, please let me know and I will add it.

Keep in mind that manuscripts are not just for people who make scrolls - they might contain a drawing of what you are looking for.

If any of these links don't work for you, try putting them in  The Wayback Machine at



Bonhams Auction House


Christie's Auction House
Search for books on the topic, as well as the item itself.
Also search Sold and Completed listings.


Sotheby's Auction House



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