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Antiques, painting, drawing, sculpture, furniture, fine art, porcelain, ceramic, work of art, carpet, tapestry, silver are among the subject studied.
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On October 31 at Le Raincy (near Paris), Touati-Duffaud auctioneer, assisted by our specialists, will auction a rare set of tapestries of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, one of Brussels and two woven in Aubusson. One of these tapestries covers a highly symbolic theme since the late Middle Ages: the bear» Read more
On October 11 in Saint-Cloud, Le Floc'h auctioneer assisted by our experts in furniture and fine art will auction drawings, paintings, antique furniture and objects d'art.
Among the 255 lots from the catalog, we selected five with a wide range of estimate.
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Having a secretary does not seem given to everyone. It is however now possible to get one for less than £1,000, and for an indefinite term...» Read more
Jewelry, modern paintings, signed ceramics, antique furniture ... this week we offer you a small selection of works auctioned in recent months by our firm. Reasonable estimates in the art market with changing moods allowed these works to sell all above their high estimate and in some cases a surprise. Review.» Read more
Do you see geometric shapes moving? Are you dizzy? Don’t worry; you simply look at a work by Vasarely, founder of the optical Art, major artist of the 20th century. Back to the secrets of this magician of abstraction and its place in the art market.» Read more
Picasso is currently recognized as one of the greatest artists of all time for both his graphic work, particularly his paintings (he holds the world record for most expensive painting sold at auction in the world) and for his sculptures. But he was also interested in ceramics in the period after the war.» Read more
Chest, document holder, cabinet of curiosity, writing desk, the Bargueno was THE furniture all in one to own in Spain during the Renaissance. But no need to be conquistador or missionary to enjoy this highly decorative piece of furniture that now operates a noticed return.» Read more
The Orient is undoubtedly one of the subjects attracted painters from the late eighteenth with artists such as Liotard. But it was with the conquest of Algeria that many artists painted North Africa until the mid twentieth century. Those are the Orientalist painters.» Read more
It's small, sometimes funny, scary or touching, it is collected and there are thousands of different. No, this is not the latest trendy toy for your children, but the netsuke, a small 100 years old Japanese sculpture with charm, popular in the auction house.» Read more
Saturday, April 11, Philocale auction house sold a collection of modern paintings and furniture and objets d'art with the collaboration of our specialists. The star of the day was undoubtedly the lot 147, an oil on canvas by Toshimitsu Imaï, sold for 81,000 Euros, hammer price.» Read more
On Saturday 11th April, Philocale auctioneer in Orleans (France) will
auction Orientalist and Modern paintings, antiques furniture and works of
art and design. Discover the four coups de cœur of our specialists.» Read more
The name of Rene Jules Lalique (1860-1945) is associated with the world of luxury and fashion either for his jewellery designs or his master glassmaker art. In the 20's, Lalique started the creation and the pproduction of car mascots in particular the famous Five Horses.» Read more
No man has known in modern history a similar glory than Napoleon 1st. Nearly 200 years after his death, the Emperor of the French still enjoys a passionate fan club. Any shirt or curl unleashed passions and drives up auction. Personal effects can snatch million at auctions. Back in an active market, international and» Read more
Rolex Daytona Paul Newman, the three ingredients of a watch are, it tells a story, it is the most famous watch and the most sought after in the world.» Read more
We will be pleased to meet you for the auction of Guillaume Le Floc'h auctioneer on Sunday, February 8th, 2015 at 14:30 in St. Cloud.
Viewing will take place on Friday 6 and Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 11 am to 18 pm and Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 11am to 12pm.
Will be sold old masters and modern drawings and» Read more
Rhino horn is a simple cluster of keratin, hair to make it simple! Yet,
carved, especially in the form of cut, it turns heads and confirms the
excellent health of Asian art market.» Read more
Laurent Hache and Cedric Henon, and the whole team of experts and
collaborators of Authenticité, offer you their best wishes for 2015.» Read more
If today New York is the capital of the auctions of modern and contemporary paintings, London remains the temple of Old Masters painting as just illustrate by the auction house Sotheby's at its vacation on 3 December which saw an oil on canvas by Turner sold for £30,3 million with an estimated 15 to 20 million pounds.» Read more
At the time in the history of the market, prices of contemporary art have
never been as high and those of ancient arts have never been lower. An
update on the situation.» Read more
Saturday, November 29 will be auctioned at Blaye, under the hammer of
Maitre Guignard, with the assistance of our expertise and specialists, an
exceptional pair of sculptures in blue marble, Roy and Myrra, signed
Georges Gardet.» Read more