English Furniture

Upcoming Auctions & Exhibitions

Overview

Sotheby’s English Furniture department offers furniture and objects dating from the 17th to the late 19th centuries, ranging from early oak furniture to the age of walnut and the finest mahogany and satinwood pieces made by England's most prestigious craftsman. Our sales regularly feature names from the golden years of English cabinetmaking in the mid-18th century, such as Thomas Chippendale, Mayhew and Ince, and William Vile and John Cobb.

Our seasoned team of experts is located in London and New York, the most important buying centres for English furniture. Their passion and the trust they inspire in buyers and sellers alike have generated high-profile sales including the Harrington commode in London – a world record price for a piece of English furniture – sold for £3.8 million.

Along with single owner and house sales, the English Furniture Department holds the Style sale twice a year (Spring & Autumn) in each of our locations exploring the concept of style throughout the centuries, appealing to connoisseurs and decorators alike.

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NEW YORK:
+1 212 606 7213
LONDON:
+44 (0)20 7293 6441

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