The upcoming auction The Jacob Collection: The Property of an Important Swiss Collector on 22 April has been postponed due to the temporary closure of our salerooms and offices. Our specialists are continuing to work remotely, so please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

Bonhams has a proven track record in holding successful House sales and Private Collection sales, both in our international salerooms and on-site, regularly achieving 100% sell through rates. Our House sale and Private Collection team work in conjunction with our extensive network of over 50 specialist departments to deliver the most rewarding experience, whilst achieving maximum results with estimates regularly been exceeded for our clients.

The House sale and Private Collection department comprises of senior Bonhams directors, who all have a wealth of experience and have worked on many notable sales. We oversee the entire auction process from initial sale proposal through to cataloging and marketing the auction, and act as the primary point of contact for the client. The team has handled sales across a wide spectrum of collections from Scottish castles and English stately homes to French chateaux and Italian and Caribbean Villas, as well collections belonging to Iconic collectors, including Lauren Bacall, Richard Attenborough and Jackie Collins.

If you have a significant collection including pictures, furniture, silver and works of art that you are considering selling, we would be pleased to discuss how Bonhams may be able to help. To arrange a confidential meeting please contact our team, who would be delighted to hear from you.

Please click here to download the Private Collections and House Sales brochure

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