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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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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
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
The 26 and 27 October, Sotheby's Paris in association with Piasa organizes the auction of the collection Fabius Frères. Over 400 works will be sold for an estimation of 9 to 14 million euros.» Read more