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Bids API

An Bid is created while processing a bidder position (following that Auction's rules regarding increments, reserve pricing and so on).

For more information about how Artsy's bidding logic and models, see our blog post on the topic.

The Bids API is restricted to authorized applications/users.

Retrieving a Bid

Users can retrieve a specific bid by ID by rendering the "bid" link template from root.

curl -v "{id}" -H "X-XAPP-Token: XAPP_TOKEN"

Bid JSON Format

error: the server responded with status 404


Key Target
self The bid resource.
position The source bidder position
artwork The associated artwork
sale The sale where the bid was placed