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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
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
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
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
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
In the auction organized by SVV Philocale in collaboration with our consultancy company on November 10 in Olivet, furniture and objets d'art created the surprise with 88.3% lot sold and 98% by value.
Back on some great results in this vacation.» Read more
At the end of March next year, the auction house Sotheby's France and the independent expert Jacques Blazy will disperse the most prestigious private European collections of pre-Columbian art. Journalists, curators, dealers and collectors all already call the sale the event of the century.» Read more
Major event for fans and collectors, the second edition of Paris
Tableau will take place at the Bourse de Paris from 7th to 12th
November. Discover a preview of our selection fine paintings from the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.» Read more
A few weeks ago we announced two auctions to which Authenticite collaborated. We propose you this week to look at the selling price of some lots that have caught our attention and mark current market trends.» Read more
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