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.