Hôtel des Ventes, Geneva announces an exceptional country house sale to auction the furniture and fittings of Hauteville Manor on 11 and 12 September 2015. This sale will consist of objects exclusively from Hauteville Manor, property of the Grand Hauteville family since its construction in 1760 at St-Légier (Vaud region overlooking Lake Geneva, Switzerland). Over the last 250 years, this illustrious family has surrounded itself with furniture, silverware, paintings and works of art that make for a refined and eclectic collection, testimony to the history of the Grand d’Hauteville family and hence Swiss, European and American history as well. The sale will also contain family jewellery and watches that date from the 18th to 20th centuries. This extraordinary collection of over 1200 lots, conserved with precious care to the present day, will be unveiled to the public and presented to the auction

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