Conveniently situated in the Financial District, Christie’s San Francisco works with collectors, institutions, galleries, and advisors from the Monterey Peninsula through the greater Pacific Northwest. Established in 1982 by current Chairman, West Coast Ellanor Notides, the office actively advises clients on the buying and selling of artwork, jewellery, watches, furniture, and more. The San Francisco office has overseen such notable consignments as Property from the Estate of Madeleine Haas Russell, The Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein Collection, Property from the Collection of Evelyn D. Haas, The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection, and the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson to name only a few. Christie’s San Francisco works closely with local cultural institutions and provides art collectors and art lovers access to world-class works from around the globe. Throughout the year, the office hosts touring exhibitions and engaging programming at the Bay Area’s finest art and culture destinations.
Our team welcomes the opportunity to assist with any of your buying or selling needs. We look forward to welcoming you to Christie’s San Francisco.
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Consignments from the San Francisco region are sold at all of the Christie’s sale sites globally. From Old Master Paintings and Jewellery to Contemporary and Impressionist masterpieces and renowned private collections, Christie’s San Francisco works closely with our network of international specialists to source property from every category sold at Christie’s.
Our San Francisco office is currently accepting consignments. To learn more or to schedule a complimentary and confidential valuation of your property for inclusion in our upcoming sales, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Christie’s has been a leader in working with museums and non-profit institutions for over three decades. Our experienced team partners with institutions large and small, including historical societies, libraries, universities, and art museums. We handle projects of every size and subject matter, from single objects to large collections, from antiquities to historical manuscripts, from decorative arts to contemporary art. We are also committed to working with our institutional clients to cultivate their patrons through sponsorships, in-kind support, educational events, and programming.
Christie’s San Francisco supports several local institutions including The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco Ballet, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, the Anderson Collection at Stanford University, the San Jose Museum of Art, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Seattle Art Museum, the Portland Art Museum, and the Nevada Museum of Art.