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Furniture (English & European)

Bonhams English & European Furniture department sells a range of English, French and Continental furniture, American and Colonial furniture, as well as Anglo-Indian and Chinese export furniture dating from the 12th century to early 20th century. Our auctions are held regularly in London, Los Angeles and Edinburgh.

Furniture features in our regular Homes & Interiors auctions, which consists of works of art, carpets, textiles and silver; in our Fine Decorative Arts auctions; and in themed auctions such as The Grand Tour Sale and The Connoisseur's Library Sale. Furniture is also regularly in Private Collections and House Sales.

Past highlights have included works made by distinguished furniture makers from the late 17th to late 19th century — with English makers such as Chippendale, Ince and Mayhew, Henry Hill of Marlborough, Jupe, John Gordon and Giles Grendey, William and John Linnell, Seddons, Gillows and George Bullock, while French and Continental makers have ranged from Benneman, Boulle, Criaerd, Sageot, Migeon, Zwiener, Diehl, Jacob and Roentgen, Beurdeley, Dasson, Sormani and Linke.

Buying and selling English and European furniture at Bonhams
With offices and representatives in nearly 50 locations, Bonhams gives buyers and sellers access to a global network of collectors and unparalleled marketing resources to achieve the highest price and level of client satisfaction possible. Contact a specialist directly for more information or submit your item online for a free auction estimate.

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Thomas Moore

Head of Department

Thomas Moore is overall Head of the Furniture and Works of Art department in London. He is in charge of the furniture section for the multi-disciplinary 'Home and Interiors' sales based at Knightsbrid…

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Anna Hicks

Specialist

Anna Hicks is a Specialist in the Furniture and Decorative Arts department at Bonhams in Los Angeles, having joined in 2018. Her responsibilities include securing and cataloging consignments for Bonha…

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Francois Rothlisberger

European Senior Valuer

Francois Rothlisberger is a European Senior Valuer based at Bonhams Zurich. He oversees the Swiss market, offering valuations for insurance, probate and estate purposes in all Swiss regions, including…

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Kerry Shrives

Chief Technical Officer

Kerry Shrives is Chief Technical Office and Senior Appraiser at Bonhams Skinner. She has over three decades of experience in appraising, cataloging, and selling furniture, decorative art and fine art …

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Il Sogno

The Collection of Howard and Yvette Mimieux Ruby

21 September | Los Angeles

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