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One of the most important early XXth century Decorative Arts private collections will be on sale, at the end of March, at Christie’s. Estimated between €40 and 60 million, the Chateau de Gourdon collection contains the most wonderful pieces of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. » Read more
Friday, February 11, Art Valorem will auction the collection of Mrs. R. This sale includes a large collection of silverware of the 18, 19 and 20th centuries. We draw your attention to estimates that are particularly reasonable. Lets have a look on some lots that we spoted through the catalogue.
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Saturday, January 15, Philocale auctioneer sold 198 lots including paintings, jewellery, furniture and works of art. Authenticite appraised the latest. Very good prices were achieved in each field, have a look on some of them.» Read more
Good news: the French art market is in great shape! In 2010, the product sold by the 139 Drouot's auctioneers has jump by nearly 6% to 440 M €. When, in the meantime, Sotheby's France saw an increase of 78% with just over € 175 million!» Read more
The months of November and December are traditionally marked by strong activity in the world of auctions. We invite you to discover the latest market trends in relation to the results of lots that we had the pleasure of organizing the sale or recently appraised. » Read more
On 11 November in Ruislip near London, a Qianlong Chinese vase circa 1740 was auctioned for a staggering £43 million, £51.6 M including buyer premium. Besides price, this vase is the first work of art that is neither a painting nor a sculpture to enter into the top ten most expensive works of art sold at auction in the world. This includes paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh, Renoir, Klimt and Rubens, a sculpture by Giacometti and ninth position our vase. » Read more
Le samedi 11 décembre 2010, l’hôtel particulier situé au 31 de la rue Giraudoux Paris 16e, accueillera une vente aux enchères d’exception.» Read more
On the 18th, Art-Valorem auctionneer will offer a wide range of lot including drawings, paintings, jewellery, Hermes and Vuitton goods and furniture.» Read more
Lehman Brothers is back but this time at auction. Sotheby's New York on the 25th and Christie's South Kensington in London on the 29th sold their old masters, modern and contemporary paintings, bronzes, works of art, books, porcelain and souvenirs.» Read more
In your business, art can be expressed through traditionnal works of art: painting, photography, sculpture, but also furniture. These objects, choosen by you director or manager, have many advantages.» Read more
On September 28 will be sold in London by Chiswick Auctions a picture by Ludwig Meidner (1884-1966) who is one of the greatest German expressionist painters. » Read more
This week, we will look at three important results in Italian ceramics in particular Urbino majolica. Two in Paris and one in London, in all cases these lots attracted lot of interest and many bidders participate in order for the auctioneers to sell each of those lot for several hundred thousand Euros.» Read more
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Biennale des Antiquaires will be the major September event in Paris. On this occasion, the most famous antique dealers and jewelers will present their finest masterpieces in the Grand Palais. Discover in preview, our selection of five works of art of exceptional archaeological to modern paintings. » Read more
Explore the world of auctions through a selection of 4 videos. Discover auctioneers worldwide in the heat of the action. Good viewing.» Read more
In Paris eighteenth century decorative arts, artisans and artists, especially clockmakers, had to constantly renew the forms and decorations. The Louis XVI period was very rich in models of clocks and sources of influence were varied with the discovery of the ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii. One of the most popular features in Louis XVI style is undoubtedly the skeleton clock usually in ormolu on an oval white marble base. » 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
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
Two weeks ago, we looked at the Fine Art specialist, his key role in auctions and the guarantees he offers. » 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