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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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Sophie Himbaut auction house, in Aix en Provence, in collaboration with our experts specialized in free valuation and free appraisal sold at auction a copy of the French newspaper L'Aurore with the letter to the President, J'Accuse by Emile Zola, Friday 22th November in Aix en Provence.» Read more
The team of experts of Authenticite wishes you a very happy new year 2019.» Read more
Votre frigo vous fait vibrer ? Vous pensez régulièrement à votre
lecteur DVD avec émotion ? Votre téléviseur embellit votre vie ? Si un
sinistre survient, l’assurance que vous avez souscrite pour ces biens
les remplacera facilement dans votre habitation et votre cœur. Mais
cette bague héritée ou ce tableau acquis sur» Read more
February 20, Versailles informed us have received an extraordinary gift: a Japanese lacquer commode performed by Gaudreaus for the bedroom of Louis XV in the Chateau de Choisy.
Let’s focus on this piece, the donation and the intricacies of this donation.» 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
This week our newsletter invites you to sign the petition launched by "La Tribune de l'Art" designed to maintain the budget of the French Ministere de la Culture.» Read more
Whether reading an auction catalogue an art magazine or by discussing with an artist, your attention has been drawn by these three words "resale right" forming an enigmatic expression for the uninitiated.
Before going further, let's say it is a tax on the resale of a work of art that is paid to the artist.» Read more
Increasingly rare, the restoration of gilded wood requires great patience and respect for traditional techniques. Authenticite offers you to rediscover these techniques where the use of the aerosol is strictly banned!» Read more
Water damage, theft, falling ... are some damages, sometimes irreversible, that may be subjected objects. To avoid unpleasant surprises, the owner of artwork can subscribe to a specific insurance policy for its most valuable items. It will be for him, disaster, guaranteed to be fast, and fully refunded.» Read more
On the occasion of Paris-Photo , from 18 to 21 November 2010, at the Carrousel du Louvre, with a panorama photograph of the XIXth s to today, we will focus on this fragile heritage. Initially scientific objects and family memorabilia, photography became a real work of art with galleries and auction houses and renowned artists such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau and, more recently, Marc Riboux. However, the sale of a photograph implies a virtually flawless quality and therefore specific storage conditions to prevent cracking, pitting, washes ... » Read more
Heritage conservation is everyone's business, especially when it comes to his family heritage and its collections in its most diverse forms (old papers, furniture, art objects, paintings ...). » 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
Explore the world of auctions through a selection of 4 videos. Discover auctioneers worldwide in the heat of the action. Good viewing.» 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
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
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
At the beginning of each tapestry, there is first the command of a subject, but then many talented artists and artisans interact.» Read more
Sold, auction, specialist, reserve, viewing, auctioneer, withdrawn, bid, commission bid are some of the words you can hear in an auction room. What do they mean? And how to sell at auction?» Read more
Among the difficulties encontered by restoration of old furniture, the retoration of chairs and armchairs is particular as the frame are subjetc to mechanicals efforts that are excessively higher than for other types of furniture.» Read more