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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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Well known from the textile specialist, Heloise Leloir was one of the main drawers of fashion under Napoleon III.» Read more
Whether it's a writing, drum, dining, night, in rag, family or closer to us, alow one, we all own a table. » Read more
From 1,000 to 10,000 euros, have a look at some furniture, bronzes and works of art that you could have bought in our previous auctions.» Read more
The 16th April, the SVV Aguttes sold antiques furniture, works of art and paintings, including a Madonna and Child enthroned, surrounded by St. Jacques and a Holy Bishop, performed in the entourage of Agnolo Gaddi (late fourteenth s). It was sold for € 24,083 (including buyer premium), against an estimation of 20,000 to 30,000 euros. » Read more
Our auction on the 1st May will present many old master and modern paintings, continental furniture and works of art with low estimation. We selected five large wild boar bronzes» Read more
Our auction on the 22nd April will present many books, prints, drawings and old master paintings, continental furniture and works of art with low estimation. We selected few of them for you.» Read more
Of all the components of a patrimoine: equities, property, tax exemption, fine art is certainly the least known. For many years, its benefits are numerous and can not be ignored in wealth management. » Read more
Our antiques furniture and work of art have a hard time in our modern world. Removed, stocked, touched... we are not really gentle with them.» Read more
Two weeks ago, we looked at the Fine Art specialist, his key role in auctions and the guarantees he offers. » Read more
Often under estimated stool are among the seats the one that can create the biggest surprise under the hammer.» Read more
f the auctioneer is a familiar figure from auctions, the fine art specialist for its part does not enjoy the same popularity and its missions and roles within the auction process may appear obscure.» Read more
Many visitors to the art museum Roger Quilliot in Clermont-Ferrand notice this masterpiece. Painted by the famous artist Gustave Dore Satimbanques i> is a work interesting from many points of view ...
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At the beginning of each tapestry, there is first the command of a subject, but then many talented artists and artisans interact.» Read more
In all the cutlery, spoon is the first to emerge from the Paleolithic, it is made of bone or wood. It is not until the fifteenth century that silver spoon develops coincident with the appearance of the fork with which they form what is called a couvert, a fork and a spoon of the same model, the same silversmith and made on the same date. » Read more
The mirrors produced in Venice reflect the elegance and sophistication that reigned in the city of the Doges. The most fantastic exemples are sought after by collectors, dealers and museums.» Read more
January auctions are usually quiet without any important lot. They were sold in December. Despite that two lots caught our attention in the past few weeks, one at Chiswick Auction and the second at Donnington Priory.» Read more
For over 200 years, the city of Dieppe was one of the greatest European centers for ivory. Statuettes, chess, model boats, snuff boxes, fans in carved ivory were produced by Dieppe workshops. These works of art, sometimes of very high quality, are now the delight of collectors of sculptures and objects de vertu.» Read more
Following the Regence style, transitional style between the styles Louis XIV and Louis XV, Louis XV style develops in France and especially in Paris between 1715 and 1770. » Read more
The second half of the 19th century was the golden age of the liquor caskets, work of art dedicated to men.» Read more
2009 was a year a spectacular bid for French commode. Let us have a look on some of the top result.» Read more