Friday, December 9th, 2016

Christie’s Offers One of the Finest Private Collections of Early 20th Century Decorative Art

March 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Artifacts & Decorative Arts

PARIS.- Christie’s presents the sale of the Gourdon Collection, one of the finest private collections of early 20th century decorative art and design ever to be offered at auction, on 29, 30 and 31 March 2011, at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. The collection is estimated to achieve between 35 and 50 million euros. Housed in the spectacular medieval Château de Gourdon near Grasse, towering majestically over the Gorges du Loup, this collection of masterpieces has focused principally on [...]

Sotheby’s to Offer a Rare Interior of Furniture by French Art Deco Atelier Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann

November 10, 2010 by  
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NEW YORK, NY.- On 16 December in New York, Sotheby’s will hold a dedicated sale of an interior of furniture by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, the legendary French Art Deco atelier. The nine masterworks were commissioned by an American family, and this auction represents the first time in over ten years that such a complete interior of works by Ruhlmann will be offered at auction. Even more remarkable is the archive of documents preserved by the family that outlines the history of the [...]