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Luxury objects from their origin, wanted by kings, princes and nobles in the sixteenth century, the works of art produced in Sicily in Trapani continue to appreciated by collectors and curators.» Read more
Poetic objects with bright light and reflections lacquer panels are used in
the decorative arts from the eighteenth century to adorn precious
furniture. Their opalescence and depth have poetic and meditative
properties so fascinating for Europeans.» Read more
King of the auctions, Felix Ziem remains a relatively unknown artist to
the public. He knew a quick notoriety and unusual fact: one of his
paintings enters in the Louvre during his lifetime.» Read more
The design is popular! This is the right time to sell. Do not hesitate to ask
us about the value of your items. Online valuations are free.» Read more
For just over a month, all the specialists and curators in old masters
questioned the paternity of a painting sold by Sotheby's Olympia
(London) in December 2006. The debate focuses on the author of the
painting and therefore its value: £50,000 or £10 million.» Read more
Precious objects born from the collaboration of a clockmaker and a bronze maker, animal’s clocks are very popular items since the eighteenth century.» Read more
Whether to sell, or insure your old or modern paintings, objects or furniture it is necessary to know the value at a given time to avoid disappointment.» Read more
Icon design, the Transat is still very popular. It is said that one of its first editions has been sold for more than one million.» Read more
Remember, November 30, 2010, we announced a porcelain vase Qianlong period was within the top 10 of the world's most expensive art pieces with a selling price before buyer premium of £43 M . Rebound, it is only recently that the sale found its final conclusion and the stratospheric price obtained by the porcelain has» Read more
France had previously many earthenware factories known throughout
Europe such as Nevers, Strasbourg, Marseille or Moustier. But the
oldest of them is Rouen showcase for the French way of life from the
Renaissance to the mid-nineteenth century.» Read more
Painter recognized by fans and collectors of paintings, but unknown to the general public, Eugène Boudin (1824-1898) captivates and enchants with his seaside skies.
Let’s focus in this artist and his influence on some big names of Impressionism.» Read more
The frames, decorative instrument, change over the centuries. To understand and recognize its style, it is interesting to browse its history.
Originally, simple built of wood, the frame becomes a work of art in itself that combines delicacy with the work of the sculpture and gilding.» Read more
In this period of stock market uncertainty, sluggish property market and increases in taxes, it may be relevant for amateur and investors to diversify its assets in art whatsoever by buying an old painting or modern sculpture or antique furniture.
But what are the advantages, in France, of this type of asset» Read more
An urge to sun? We invite you to (re) discover this week the life and work of Jacques Majorelle, one of the great Orientalist painters of the twentieth century.» Read more
For about ten years, the decorative arts from the late nineteenth century exit the oblivion. The names of the leading manufacturers of furniture and works of art were rediscovered and their exceptional creations characterized by the influence of the Universal Exhibitions and development industry applied to art.» Read more
The team of experts of Authenticite wishes you a very happy new year 2013 and very beautiful discoveries. Well to beguin, we offer you to rediscover a selection of works of art sold through us in 2012.» Read more
Our last auction of the year 2012, organized by the SVV Art Valorem near Drouot, was a huge success.
Back on some lots sold.
» Read more
In this time of Advent where each family expects Christmas, preparations and traditions are honoured. We decorate the tree by placing the crib below, but where does it come?
The crib depicts the biblical story of the Nativity, in other words the child Jesus with his parents in the barn.» Read more
Thursday, December 13, Drouot area, SVV Art Valorem in collaboration with our cabinet d'expertise will auction drawings, old masters and modern paintings, furniture and antiques in particular an exceptional Limoges enamel Nativity, silverware and jewelry.
Let us look at our favorite.» Read more
Vallauris "Land of Fire" was originally a flatware factory before
becoming a art factory . It knows a real expansion in the 50s with the
opening of the workshop Madura which attracts many artists such as
Robert Picault, Juliette Mazaudois or even Pablo Picasso, marking the
revival of local ceramics.» Read more