Monaco Auction Week at the Hôtel Hermitage, dedicated to jewellery, watches, Hermès and luxury bags, comic strips and Monaco sculptures beat numerous records with many international collectors at the rendezvous, the auction house said on Friday.

Total sales were €19,942,878 million / $20,306,536 million including fees, up 31.8 percent for the various luxury departments compared to the 2021 summer session.

Olga de Marzio, newly-appointed Director of Artcurial Monaco, said: “I am happy to take up my duties during this new session of summer sales which has been a great success. We are proud to close the summer sales of Artcurial with a result of nearly €20 million.”