French & Continental Furniture

Overview

Sotheby’s French & Continental Furniture Department offers 18th century French furniture and decorative arts, including mirrors, clocks and lighting devices such as candelabra, torchères and chandeliers as well as furniture and decorative arts from Continental Europe, including Germany, Italy, Sweden and Russia, covering the period of 1675–1830.

Our global team of specialists in New York, London, Paris and Milan work closely with their colleagues throughout Sotheby's worldwide locations. Together, they have overseen a variety of high-profile and groundbreaking sales, including Property from the Collections of Lily and Edmond J. Safra and The Collection of Ariane Dandois. Learn more about this department in Records & Results.

For the third consecutive year this July, Sotheby’s London offered the specially curated sale of Treasures: Princely Taste featuring rare and sought-after masterpieces representing the very pinnacle of decorative arts.

The French & Continental Furniture Department holds a Fine & Important French Furniture sale in May and November in New York and an Important French Furniture sale in April and November in Paris.

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Contact Us

LONDON:
+ 44 (0)20 7293 6441
NEW YORK:
+ 1 212 606 7213
PARIS:
+ 33 1 53 05 52 78

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Contacts

  • Mario Tavella
    Président-directeur général, France | Chairman, Europe
    mario.tavella@sothebys.com
    +33 1 53 05 53 12
  • French & Continental Furniture
    Brice Foisil
    Senior Director | Director of Development
    Paris
  • English Furniture
    Henry House
    Senior Director | Head of Department
    London
  • 19th Century Furniture & Sculpture
    Dennis Harrington
    Vice President | Senior Specialist
    New York
  • European Sculpture & Works of Art
    Francesco Morroni
    Senior Director | Head of Department, Milan
    Milan
  • Rugs & Carpets
    Stephanie Douglas
    Director | Specialist
    London
  • English Furniture
    David Macdonald
    Director | Senior Specialist
    London
    david.macdonald@sothebys.com
    +44 20 72 93 5107
  • French & Continental Furniture
    João Magalhães
    Director | Senior Specialist
    London
    joao.magalhaes@sothebys.com
    +44 20 7293 5089
  • Impressionist & Modern Art
    Dr. Philipp Herzog von Württemberg
    Chairman, Europe | Managing Director, Germany
  • French & Continental Furniture
    Louis-Xavier Joseph
    Director | Head of Sales
    Paris
    louis-xavier.joseph@sothebys.com
    +33 1 53 05 53 04
  • English Furniture
    Shiona Fourie
    Deputy Director | Senior Project Manager, Private European Collections
    London
    shiona.fourie@sothebys.com
    +44(0)207 293 5470
  • English Furniture
    Thomas Williams
    Deputy Director | Specialist
    London
    thomas.williams@sothebys.com
    +44 20 7293 6211
  • French & Continental Furniture
    Gina Tammaro
    Client Management
    London
    gina.tammaro@sothebys.com
    +44 20 7293 5533
  • French & Continental Furniture
    Alexandre Mordret
    Senior Cataloguer
    Paris
    alexandre.mordret@sothebys.com
    +33 1 5305 5306
  • French & Continental Furniture
    Constance Rousseau
    Auctioneer Trainee
    Paris
    Constance.Rousseau@sothebys.com

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