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Elegant and practical, luxurious and easy to wear the Birkin handbag by
Hermès represents the height of the female class. Since its creation in
1984, the model was so successful that it became a symbol of the
brand. Let’s lift the veil on this timeless accessory.» Read more
Of all the major sculptors of his time, Charles Cordier (1827-1905) is certainly one whose style and art stand out the most.» Read more
From £200 to £120 000, the prices of his works are vary wide. Major player in the Figuration Libre of the 1980s, Combas is always an artist popular of the French contemporary art market.» Read more
Luxury objects from their origin, wanted by kings, princes and nobles in the sixteenth century, the works of art produced in Sicily in Trapani continue to appreciated by collectors and curators.» Read more
Poetic objects with bright light and reflections lacquer panels are used in
the decorative arts from the eighteenth century to adorn precious
furniture. Their opalescence and depth have poetic and meditative
properties so fascinating for Europeans.» Read more
King of the auctions, Felix Ziem remains a relatively unknown artist to
the public. He knew a quick notoriety and unusual fact: one of his
paintings enters in the Louvre during his lifetime.» Read more
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