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Quality, rarity and high end. This trio sums up the new edition of the BRAFA - the antiques fair held in Brussels until January 29, in the vast warehouse of Tour & Taxis - and undermines the discourse surrounding pessimistic weighed down by the economic crisis.» Read more
The manufacture of Boch Frères Kéramis (Belgium, Province of Hainaut, La Louviere) is now well known through the work of the very dynamic Charles Catteau . The one of the sculptor Catherine Barjansky is much less even though her career is international: Rome, Berlin, New York, Vienna, Paris, Brussels ...» Read more
Saturday, January 14, the SVV Philocale, in collaboration with our team of experts in antique furniture and works of art, will auction in Olivet old books, old masters and modern paintings and drawings, jewelry, watches, silverware and furniture and works of art.
Let's have a look to some lots.
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The team of experts wishes you a happy new year 2012. Let's have a
look at some results in our December auctions in Paris, with some
modern paintings, silverware, antiques and art objects. Our specialists
collaborate in partnership with the auction house, or as expert for the
auctioneer.» Read more
At the top of the wines of Champagne reigns the "special vintages" of the great Champagne houses. Some of them are symbol historic vineyard, such as the vintage "Winston Churchill" with POL ROGER, which marked the enduring friendship between the Great Man and Odette Pol Roger, started at a» Read more
While the news and the market have the Street Art on an ascending wave such as in Paris, London and New York, there is an place where urban art has simply not right to exist Singapore. Any artist caught in full realization of a fresco on the walls of the city is sure to get a ticket for a stay in prison,» Read more
On 7 December, the SVV Valorem Art, in collaboration with our antique furniture and works of art cabinet d’expertise, will auction modern paintings and drawings by Picabia, Paul Jouve and Tom Wesselmann, and jewelry, watches, silverware, and sculptures.
A brief overview of what you can afford with a budget of» Read more
The 4th December, Guillaume Le Floch auctioneer will open his new saleroom in Saint-Cloud. The inaugural auction will present top lots valued thousands of Euros next to quality paintings, works of art and furniture estimated below 1 000 Euros.
Our fine art specialist gives you his wish list.
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Since the creation of the porcelain manufactory of Sevres under Louis XV with the support of the Marquise de Pompadour, the king passed large orders.
In 1830, the Duke of Orleans is designated King following the Revolution named the Trois Glorieuses which had led Charles X to abdicate.
The king has» Read more
Honore Daumier, this name evokes for many of you a caricaturist of society and politics under Louis Philippe and the Second Empire. But he was also a true artist of his time both engraver and lithographer, painter and sculptor.
Let's have look to his life and work.» Read more
Street artist whose fame now exceeds largely the suburbs of Evry, his hometown, Marchal Mithouard aka SHAKA, established himself as a rising star of the French art scene.» Read more
The 26 and 27 October, Sotheby's Paris in association with Piasa organizes the auction of the collection Fabius Frères. Over 400 works will be sold for an estimation of 9 to 14 million euros.» Read more
Carmontelle was a fine artist specialized in drawings and watercolors. He organized the Duke of Orleans, future Philippe-Egalite, parties’ and was an inventor of genius. Very famous in the second part of the 18th century is fame did not cross the mid 19th century.
Yet fans and collectors, starting with the Duke of» Read more
Medieval Art has done very well her this year. Several pieces have attracted the interest of French and international collectors in particular during two auctions by PIASA (Paris) in January and June.» Read more
Of all the great sculptors of the second half of the 19th century, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux is probably one of the best known and his name evokes in the minds of many a sculpture in bronze, marble or terracotta seen at auction, in a gallery, at Drouot or in a museum.
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Older than 60 years, this buffet-sideboard is part of the French history. It was produced at the request of the Ministry of War to equip the interiors of the victims of the 2nd World War. Brief overview of this highly functional piece of furniture which lays the foundations of design.» Read more
On July 20, the National Assembly passed a law reforming and liberalizing public auction in France. The implementing decree came into force on 1 September and museums are the primary beneficiaries.» Read more
On the 21st and 24th September will be sold at auction major 20th century ceramics and design furniture by some of the most prestigious artists.» Read more
On June 28, Bonhams London organized an auction of pendulums, clock and regulators of great quality. The lot 81 held our attention. It is an important French clock dating from the revolutionary period by François-Joseph Hartmann comprising several dials sold with the buyer premium for the sum of £322 400» Read more
June 22, a painting by Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele was sold by Sotheby's London more than 27 million euros ($ 40 million), multiplying by almost two the previous record held by Schiele in 2006. An exceptional work of art by both the subject and by the evidence she left in history.» Read more