1st independent auction house in France*
Founded 50 years ago, Aguttes has become, over the years, a major player in the international art market and achieved a record of 86.5 million euros** in sales in 2022. This growth lies in the passion of its teams for the transmission of works of art, and exceptional objects. Its 60 employees are at the service of beauty, emotional and intellectual transmission between collectors. The house performs in all its specialties, on pieces ranging from 10,000 to 2 million euros, as well as on sales of particular collections, thanks to its dynamism and to an international communication force that regularly reaches auction records.
OUR MISSION IN LYON
In 2008, Claude Aguttes, purchased the main building of the former Brotteaux train station, classified as a historical monument. He thus opened up the business of the company to the East of France.
Located two hours from Paris and Turin, 80 km from Geneva, the city of Lyon is a hub to the international market. The Lyon Office, managed by Marie de Calbiac, offers sellers in Lyon and the region a personalized, responsive service, from appraisal to sale, and provides direct access to a clientele of over 60% international buyers, as well as a direct path to the world's top collectors.
She accompanies your requests for estimates and expertise of paintings, objects, curiosities, furniture, Asian arts, private collections, jewelry, wines, collectibles and puts you in touch with our internal experts. Aguttes experts from 15 specialized departments work to promote and sell at the highest price your goods, works and collectibles in compliance with the values of transparency in intermediation, discretion, rigor and audacity. Each month, free valuation days open to all are organized with our specialists.
Share our passion for auctions. Encounter with Marie de Calbiac, in charge of the Lyon office