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Take time to admire this coffer on stand! The occasion is rare to see on the market, a museum-quality furniture, offered for auction.
Reasonably estimated 30 to 50 000 Euros, by our specialists firm i>, this work of art could reach new auction record at the Richelieu Drouot sale on the 12th of June. On one extreme refinement, this richly decorated piece of furniture is unique.
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Born in 1923 in Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Cruz-Diez is one of the main figure of the "kinetic" movement also called "Optical Art" that appeared in Paris in the 1960s.» Read more
From ancient times to today, sexuality and eroticism were important sources of inspiration for artists, painters, designers, sculptors and printmakers. In Japan, this issue created significant production of prints, named Shunga.» Read more
In May 1889, the Eiffel Tower opened its doors to the public, a few days after the inauguration of the Universal Exhibition of which it was the most spectacular attraction. 120 years later, the Iron Lady became the most visited monument in the world and at the same time, the most photographed.» Read more
Over the past ten years, a new trend emerged in the art market, that focus on research and provenance.» Read more
Since the 80s, the art market experienced a spectacular boom in primitive art. The Surrealists and primitivism as Picasso, Brancusi, Matisse and the Fauves opened the appetite of collectors by giving them taste for representations out of the ordinary, taking a break with five-century classicism.» Read more
From the many ceramics centers that emerged in the seventeenth century in Europe, Delft is the best known and most sought after by collectors of ancient ceramics. Contrary to Rouen and Nevers, Delft specialised in porcelain imitation from China and Japan brought back by the Companie des Indes in Europe.» Read more
From 86 to 16 000 euros for a Gallé lamp, what a gap ! Our fine arts specialists try to give you some advice on what to look at before to purchase some Gallé work of art.» Read more
The ancient Chinese furniture are rare on the market. On Wednesday April the 8th will take place at Sotheby's Hong Kong an exceptionnal auction. The Biegucang collection consisting of beautiful furniture lacquer most of Ming period will go under the hammer.» Read more
Over the past ten years the cartoons ' auction became a market independant of the book with its own specialists and auctions catalogs. The museums themselves are beginning to look at this art, since 2008 the Centre Georges Pompidou presents an original drawing by Hergé from the album "The Calculus affair".» Read more