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Category Archives: Antiques

The Bronfam Collection to be sold by Christie’s NY

Highlights include Picasso ceramics and Henri Matisse’s (1869-1954) Femme auprès de la fenêtre which is estimated to make between three and five million dollars. Advertisements

April 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Ideal Wedding Gift: Combining Style & Practicality

In the old days everything was very straightforward. Most people followed the same formula. They met in their early twenties, got engaged, then married and moved into a new home … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

An Extraordinary Commode Made for Louis XV of France

Finally, at the end of last month, it made its way back to France after a very long time in exile. The commode was made by ébéniste Antoine-Robert Gaudreaus for King Louis … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 5 Comments