Gifting flowers is a favorite Mother’s Day tradition, but why not select a present that will stand the test of time? Sotheby’s upcoming auctions present a wide array of floral-themed jewels and artworks, from Warhol’s iconic Pop depictions to Dutch still lifes and botanical books. Click ahead to view a diverse selection of some of the eternal flowers on offer, freshly picked from our spring sales. –Stephanie Sporn
Image: Georges d’Espagnat, Les Petites Bouquetières: A Pair. Estimate $40,000–60,000.