Bonhams Announces Temporary Closure Of Offices; Sales To Be Held Behind Closed Doors

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From Friday 20 March, Bonhams offices will be closed (with the exception of Bonhams Hong Kong) and salerooms in UK (New Bond Street and Knightsbridge, London and Edinburgh), New York, and Los Angeles, will be closed to the general public, with the exception of viewings, strictly by appointment. Photo: Bonhams.

LONDON.- In light of the current situation, and in accordance with government advice, Bonhams is taking extra health and safety precautions to protect both clients and staff.

From Friday 20 March, Bonhams offices will be closed (with the exception of Bonhams Hong Kong) and salerooms in UK (New Bond Street and Knightsbridge, London and Edinburgh), New York, and Los Angeles, will be closed to the general public, with the exception of viewings, strictly by appointment.

The following sales scheduled to be held at Bonhams Knightsbridge, Edinburgh and Los Angeles salerooms will go ahead behind closed doors. Bids can be made on the telephone, online and as absentee bids as usual, but clients will not be able to bid in person in the room. Clients will be able to view items in advance of the sale, strictly by appointment.

Bonhams Knightsbridge, London

• British and European Art 24 March
• Modern British and Art 25 March
• Decorative Art and Design 1 April.

Bonhams Los Angeles

• Traditional/Individual: Modern Native American Art, 23 March
• Modern Design I Art, 29 March
• Prints and Multiples, 31 March

Bonhams Edinburgh

• Home and Interiors, 1 April

Motoring sales

• MPH, Bicester Heritage, 21 March
• Goodwood Members Meeting Sale, 29 March

The following sales due to be held at New Bond Street and New York will be rescheduled:

• Impressionist and Modern Art
• Islamic and Indian Art
• The Greek Sale
• Photographs

Bonhams remains open for business remotely via its Digital Consignment Hub for consigners, and for clients wishing to register for sales. Our specialist departments are working remotely and can be contacted by email.