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Richard van der Graaf

Expert Ceramics / Glass

I decided to stop my IT career and follow my dream: to become an expert in glass

As a former IT professional with a consolidated career, at some point Richard remembered the good times at the flea markets and fairs with his parents when he was a child. These memories lit up his fascination for curiosities and rare objects. His in-laws also own a glass gallery, so it was not surprising that Richard started getting more and more interested in glass and its craftsmanship.

With so many contacts, a lot of prior knowledge about glass and evident enthusiasm, Richard decided to stop his career in IT and follow his dream: to become an expert in glass.

Now, Richard works very hard on improving the glass auctions, bringing them to the next level. He makes sure that Catawiki's glass auctions offer pieces by well-known artists or that have exquisite craftsmanship. He offers sellers and potential buyers his unquestionable experience and knowledge. Furthermore, as a current glass collector, he can perfectly recognise what glass lovers are looking for.

  • Over 8 years of professional experience
  • Passionate about glass with a well-known provenance
  • Large network

In the spotlight More exceptional lots

How to sell through Catawiki

  1. 1. Seller registration

    Register as a seller for free. You can offer up as many special objects as you wish that are of premium quality.

  2. 2. Submit items

    Once your items and descriptions have been approved by our experts, they are scheduled for auction.

  3. 3. The thrill of auction

    Experience the auction excitement as thousands of enthusiasts discover your lots!

  4. 4. Make money safely

    You won’t be asked to ship your items until the buyer has transferred payment. Catawiki manages payments between buyers and sellers.

The advantages of Catawiki’s auctions

  • High revenues

  • Swift sales

  • Secure payment format

  • International bidding audience

  • Supervised by our experts

  • Optional reserve price for expensive items

  • Professional customer service

  • User friendly

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