L ocated on the famed rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, opposite the Elysée Palace, Sotheby's France is an essential stop in the world of art, luxury and fashion, regularly holding auctions, exhibitions, lectures and a programme of cultural events.

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Sotheby’s international reputation and its position as the leading auction house in France are due to our successful sales of numerous renowned private collections. Starting with our inaugural sale of the Charles de Beistegui collection at the Château de Groussay in 1999, Sotheby’s has become the venue for exceptional results from private collections, including: Baron Alexis de Rédé at the Hôtel Saint Lambert, Léon Levy, Fabius Frères, Marsel & Zaira Mis, Barbier-Mueller, Comtesse Viviane de Witt, Felix Marcilhac, Dillée, Jacques Grange, Famille de France, Boutet de Monvel, Robert de Balkany, Alain and Candice Fraiberger, Bibliothèque R. et B. L., Prince de Beauvau Craon, Pierre Bergé, Marceau Rivière, Marianne and Pierre Nahon, Comtes de Ribes, Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne, Christo and Jeanne Claude and Karl Lagerfeld – all emblematic and historic collections celebrated by our community of art lovers and collectors from around the world.

Sotheby's France also organises auctions in the following areas: Impressionist & Modern Art, Contemporary Art, African & Oceanic Art, Asian Art, 20th Century Decorative Arts & Contemporary Design, Fine European Furniture, Sculpture & Works of Art, European Silver, Books & Manuscripts, Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings, Photography, Jewellery, Watches and Fashion.

Upcoming Valuation Days
16 July 2024, Moulins | Jewellery
18–20 June 2024, Lyon | Jewellery
18 June 2024, Lyon | Watches
25–26 June 2024, Lille | Jewellery
25–26 June 2024, Lille | Watches
25–27 June 2024, Bordeaux | Jewellery
25–27 June 2024, Bordeaux | Watches
27 June 2024, Paris | Jewellery
27 June 2024, Paris | Watches
27 June 2024, Paris | Handbags

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Jewelry | Magali Tesseire

Watches | Benoît Colson

Handbags & Accessories | Aurélie Vassy

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