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12 articles taggés "Objet d'art"
Naples' exquisite tortoiseshell
Every two years, Alexis and Nicolas Kugel introduce us to an unknown or unusual field in the world of artefacts. This year, tortoiseshell inlaid with…
Barbedienne and Édouard Lièvre: a perfect duo
A trend-free Benjamin Steinitz
His father made their name famous throughout the world. Benjamin Steinitz, one of the last top dealers in the French 18th century, recently moved to…
Imperial gold leaf
The Kugels: a taste for the beautiful
A Chinese clock hits the big time
Time was certainly money for a Chinese automaton clock from the late Qing dynasty, whose lotuses, activated by an ingenious mechanism, rose in concert…
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…
An iris bud transfigured by Gallé
The Nancy glassworker's magic was evident yet again with a vase presented in Strasbourg, with a delicate colour inspired by the iris and a form echoing…
A perfect technical and aesthetic achievement
This 18th-century Italian mirror in a gilded bronze frame features the dazzling craftsmanship of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
In the time of Lepaute
The name of Jean-Joseph Lepaute, clockmaker to Napoleon I, has travelled down through the centuries.
C as in cameo
The cameo came down through the ages to become a star in the 19 th century. Princes, kings and emperors prized the small luxury objects made of fine…
Mehdi Hadj Khalifa: "Morocco is in an experimental phase"
A masterpiece by the Master of Spencer 6
Berthe Morisot: Rococo artist!
Carmontelle, or the moving illusion
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