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24 articles taggés "Art Deco"
A Butterfly Brooch Flying High
Splendid Recognition of Jean Lafont's Taste
This sale unveiled a treasure trove from the Mas des Hourtès in the Camargue (Southern France), and provided splendid recognition of the many-faceted…
Pierre Brissaud at the Top of the Bill
The French illustrator took centre stage with a series of original drawings, including a cover illustration for the American magazine House & Garden…
A Triumphant Art Deco Sale
Printz and Fjerdinstad: two highlights in a sale dedicated to Art Deco, where yesterday's one-of-a-kind pieces met with success at auction today.
Alberto Giacometti: A Form, an Object
A "gourd" in wood and gilt plaster recalled the Swiss artist’s talent for designing utilitarian objects and his friendship with Jean-Michel Frank.…
The Exquisite Pierre Moussa Collection
The banker, who died this summer, created his collection from pieces he fell in love with. A passion clearly shared, as a stream of fine results poured…
The Discreet Charm of the Maharajah
After the sale of part of Yeshwant Rao Holkar II's furniture in 1980, Manik Bagh, the palace he built in Indore in 1930, became a legend. In Paris,…
Félix Marcilhac, a Great Name in Art Deco, Has Passed Away
It is the end of an era. On 28 January, Félix Marcilhac, 78, died while napping at home in Marrakech with his German shepherd, César, at his side.…
G is for Galuchat
This term, covering both the material and the technique, applies to the denticle-covered skins of stingrays and sharks. Initially used as an abrasive,…
Pierre Legrain: A Dada Designer?
Africanist-Cubist, Modern or Art Deco? Laurence Salmon's monograph, published by Norma, provides a chance to examine this free-spirited creator with…
The Best of Cartier
A spellbinding necklace from a prestigious collection made around 1925 by Cartier
A Fine Rose Garden by Lacloche
The result of a special relationship, this pendant was the gem of a jewellery sale.
Michael Likierman: A Knight in Shining Armour for Alpes-Maritimes Heritage
The British consider that anyone who succeeds ought to "give something back" to society, in terms of time or money. A principle applied to the letter…
Amélie Marcilhac: Art Deco as a Cultural Heritage
Daughter of the illustrious 20th-century decorative arts expert, she established herself in her own right through her knowledge and rigorous standards.…
A Masterful Art Deco Ensemble by Eugène Printz Crowned
In the 1930s, the Art Deco cabinetmaker created a complete set of furniture commissioned by an avant-garde woman for her Paris flat. Preserved intact…
The Iconic Little Menier Chocolate Girl
The French Menier chocolate company’s now-iconic enameled plaques are among advertising art collectors’ most highly sought-after items.
A Precious Timepiece by Van Cleef & Arpels
A Van Cleef & Arpels ladies’ watch set with gemstones was tremendously successful.
A Designer's Interior by Jean-Michel Frank
Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux and Clément-Serveau were commissioned to create an elegant layout. The hallmark of a style.
Jean Dunand and the Normandie: A Temple of Art Deco
Eighteen monumental lacquer wall panels made by an extraordinary artist for the smoking room of the Normandie will soon go under the hammer in Le Havre.…
A French Chocolate Company’s Famous Advertisement
The unmistakable little girl’s look was updated in the late 1920s—and it looks set to be a hit nearly 100 years later with this extremely rare plaque.…
Collector's Cabinet by Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann
Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann walked off with the top three prices in the former collection of an Avenue Matignon gallery owner.
Farewell to Jean-Pierre Camard, the First 20th-century Decorative Arts Expert
The expert Jean-Pierre Camard passed away in February. He was the first to specialize in Art Nouveau and Art Deco, fields that have soared in popularity.…
The Allure of Paul Jouve’s Tigers
A major artist during the Art Deco period, the painter of animals made the tiger the king of his realm.
Jean Dunand, Like a Fish in Water
The versatile artist and designer Jean Dunand (1877-1942) was accompanied in the auction waltz by Vu Cao Dam and Lucien Rollin.
Seurat at Work
Love Through the Eyes of Boucher and Watteau
Female Genius of Swedish Modernism
Monet's Impressionist View of Dieppe
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