Museum Services

With salerooms and specialists worldwide, Bonhams can provide you with local access to the global art market

Bonhams Valuations teams are now operating remotely. We are still able to provide estimates for sale, and more formal valuations for trusts & estates, probate & inheritance tax, insurance & open market. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

We can assist with formal valuations, collections advice and strategic reviews for disposals.

- Bonhams have a dedicated team who can sensitively assist museums and institutions and their curators with possibility of disposals. We provide appraisals with open market values together with detailed proposals for sale, either by auction or by private treaty

- We provide market valuations for outgoing loans, purchases utilising charitable grants, bequests and indemnity schedules. We work to a specified budget and can provide valuations of varied collections over a period of years

- Bonhams specialist departments offer a complete service for acquisitions, providing detailed condition reports, arranging early viewing prior to auction, and organising shipping post sale

- Bonhams supports various museum awareness and fund-raising activities by providing auctioneers for events, hosting exhibitions and receptions in our gallery space and offering our specialists as guest speakers at museum and cultural events.


For extensive multi-category collections please contact [email protected]

Or speak to your local Bonhams
UK Valuations +44 20 7468 8340
US Valuations +1 212 644 9001
Europe Valuations +33 1 42 61 10 10
Asia Valuations +852 2918 4321