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An Exquisite Honey Pot
An incredible lidded Sèvres vase imitating a hive was certainly the bee's knees, creating a decided buzz with buyers, who had to work hard to carry…
Not Just One, but Two Lemoynes!
While Versailles carried off a study by François Lemoyne for the ceiling of the Salon d'Hercule, a pair of Sèvres vases, one decorated with an antique…
Deeply Inspired Objects from Sèvres to Hadrian
A Sèvres Chinese service and the profile of Emperor Hadrian sculpted in the 17 th century both put on fine performances.
King Louis-Philippe’s Sèvres China Goes Back to Versailles
Offered at an auction dispersing items from an Île-de-France château, King Louis-Philippe’s Sèvres china service from Trianon will return home.
An Appointment with Louis XIV, Napoleon I and a Directory-period Family
Taking place in a particular context because of Covid-19 measures, the 32 nd "garden party" sale at the château d'Artigny, preceded by innovative virtual…
Louis-Philippe Returns to his Châteaux
With numerous preemptions of objets d'art connected with his family, a new chapter of history is being written for "Le Roi des Français." Welcome to…
French Empress Eugénie: Patron and Collector
When Emperor Napoleon III announced his decision to marry Eugénie María de Montijo de Guzman, Comtesse de Teba in 1853, the imperial family, European…
The Duchesse de Berry’s Porcelain Orchard by Sèvres
The Duchess of Berry, who had a green thumb, enjoyed fruit attractively presented in their foliage nest on plates. Who will be the next to yield to…
Sèvres Porcelain Makes a Splash at Empire-Themed Sale
Fine results for the "cabaret de femmes célèbres" ("cabaret of famous women") service from Sèvres, and goldwork boxes from the Empire.
Discover the Treasures of the National Ceramics Museum at Sèvres
Located just outside Paris, the Sèvres Museum is a treasure trove of ceramic arts from across the world. Its current special exhibition celebrates…
Sèvres Porcelain: An Illustrious History and Vibrant Present
Founded in 1740, the Sèvres Manufacture is the custodian of a priceless intangible heritage—centuries of French know-how in the ceramic arts, passed…
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Tableware: The Essential Ice Bucket
At a time when artificial cold did not exist, the cooler was an essential accessory with any table service.
A Faience Bust Joins the National Ceramics Museum at Sèvres
The National Ceramics Museum at Sèvres ushered in the season’s preemptions at Drouot by acquiring this late 17 th -century Nevers faience bust of…
Thu-Van Tran: Past and Present
A finalist for the Marcel Duchamp Prize in 2018, multi-media artist Thu-Van Tran was invited to spend the two years at Sèvres–Manufacture et Musée…
The French Empire Is Still Celebrated
Collectors and institutions cannot resist Sèvres porcelain, Nitot silverware and paintings from Baron Gérard’s studio.
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