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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
Soon on holidays? And if this year you were doing like your kids, a little review of your classics ...? If you get stuck, do not worry, everything is in the previous articles of Authenticite!» 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
Auctions of Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art took place in New York as usual in May. The auction house Sotheby's realized a flawless result, smashing several world records for many artists and won the palm with the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction to date.» 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
Neoclassical sculptor of recognized talent in the late eighteenth century, the name of Louis-Simon Boizot is now unknown to the general public. His name appears frequently in the catalogs of auctions leaning against that of Sevres or that of a bronze sculptor.
Rediscovering this talented artist who gave birth to many» 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
Following the Manet retrospective in 2010 and Monet in 2011, the Musée d'Orsay associated with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents Edgar Degas (1834-1917). The bias of this exhibition is not to make us rediscover the works of Degas, whose last retrospective was in 1988, but to present a new angle» Read more
Ergonomic, economic, aesthetic, practical ... These are the qualities that can be attributed to the chair named RAR (Rocking Arm Chair Rod Base) by Charles and Ray Eames. Emblematic of Design, it crossed the decades without a wrinkle and always wins a huge market success.» 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
The art history was written without José Maria Sert (1874-1945), quickly forgotten after his death in 1945. Support of the artist to the nationalists and Franco after the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) has certainly contributed to the ouster as his artistic choices.» 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