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Buy at auction, for the newcomer this may seem complicated and reserved for the initiated.
Are- there fees? Should I be present? What is a absentee bid? How will I know if I bought the lot? Is it possible to bid by telephone? And the internet? are questions we hear frequently in the auction rooms in London,» Read more
The art history was written without José Maria Sert (1874-1945), quickly forgotten after his death in 1945. Support of the artist to the nationalists and Franco after the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) has certainly contributed to the ouster as his artistic choices.» Read more
May 15, 2012, the auction house Sotheby's will sell at auction in Geneva, a diamond royal, the Beau Sancy, and witnessed four centuries of European history. This exceptional gem weighing 34.98 carats is cut in modified pear double rose is estimated between $2 and $4 million. A particularly low estimate let us remember» Read more
Rendezvous of lovers and collectors of beautiful drawings, the 21st edition of the Salon du dessin will be held in the Bourse de Paris from March 28 to April 2. Take a sneak preview, our selection of five exceptional drawings old masters, modern and contemporary.» Read more
Of all the great sculptors of the second half of the 18th century, Claude Michel said Clodion is probably one of the best known and his name evokes in the minds of many an bacchanal in clay, a bas relief or a bronze cast saw in an auctioneer, a gallery, or at Drouot or in a museum.» Read more
Date, and estimate a Louis XV commode, your dream? Authenticite Partnership revealed to you today some of the "stuff" the expert use for recognizing and assessing the value of a classic furniture.
The model studied here will be auctioned on April 1.
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In a difficult economic environment in 2011, the auction houses in Paris
have shown a remarkable dynamism either Anglo-Saxon auction houses
, Sotheby's or Christie's, or auctioneers in Paris performing at Drouot,
the proceeds from sales of works and objects of art has progressed
significantly.» Read more
Despite its ascending cotation, the tireless hero of 24 albums is always
between two investigations, kidnapping or assassination attempts
which he escapes continuously, at 26 rue du Labrador in Brussels.» Read more
On January the 14th, the auction house Philocale with the assistance of
our cabinet d'expertises auctionned books, old masters and modern
paintings, furniture and objets d'art. The majority of the lots was sold in
their estimation, but there were some noticeable surprises.
Back on the most significant results» Read more
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