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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 Sunday, October 7th will be held the second session of the auction organized by SVV Guillaume Le Floc'h in Saint-Cloud. The twentieth century will be honored including, Modern Art, Contemporary Art and Design. From a wide variety of quality lots, some particularly caught our attention.» Read more
Joseph-Marie, dit Jef van der Veken (1872-1964) est un peintre anversois renommé pour avoir restauré avec un soin inégalable des peintures de Primitifs flamands. Copiste sans pareil, l’apogée de sa carrière de restaurateur est sans aucun doute la copie des « Juges intègres » de l’Agneau Mystique de Jan van Eyck, réalisée en 1945.» Read more
July 4, Sotheby's London will auction an exceptional ormolu and patinated bronze ink stand, made circa 1735 and attributed to the silversmith Juste-Aurele Meissonier. This work of art is estimated £200,000 to £300,000.
To better understand this estimation, let's look at the tour de force that represents this ink stand.» Read more
June 14, the SVV Art Valorem, assisted by experts of the cabinet Authenticite, sold an important display cabinet executed by Lexcellent circa 1900 for the record price of 38,000 Euros.
Lot 345 the auction catalogue described our piece of furniture as a "vitrine montée" in mahogany » Read more
June 14, Authenticité expertise in partnership with the SVV Art Valorem will sell in Paris at auction drawings, old and modern paintings, jewellery and silverware and antique furniture and objects of arts. 366 lots will be offered for sale with estimates for some objects from a few tens of Euros. I invite you to» Read more
The contemporary artist Steven Marc exposes currently in the gallery Alexandre Lazarew, a disconcerting work. His portraits show us the power in its various aspects, and its effects on the human thirst for supremacy.» Read more
Simple Object of paper, the book does not acquire its value on its single material, often unrepresentative of its importance. If the state of the binding or stapling is important, the value of the book lies primarily in the role of text in history.» Read more
April 26, the auctioneer Woolley and Wallis in Salisbury, United Kingdom, sold a pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings for £ 1.4 million
Let's look at this jewel and its history.» Read more
Mochica culture has developed on the north coast of Peru between the first century and the ninth century AD. It is famous for its ceramics deposited in graves as offerings to the dead.
Their decor modeled and / or painted iconography shows a richness and variety greatly appreciated by art lovers. The price of a» Read more
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
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
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