A Rare & Large Mamluk Domed Round Casket
In the name of an Emir of Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad (d. 1341), Mamluk Syria or Egypt, First Half 14th century
Major Modern & Contemporary Art auctions
On 5th and 6th December, Artcurial will be holding its major Impressionist & Modern Art, Post-War & Contemporary and Twenty One Contemporary auctions. The Modern Art section will highlight some truly outstanding works by Kees Van Dongen, René Magritte and Fernando Botero, as well as an exquisite bronze by Edgar Degas. The Post-War & Contemporary auction will present “Piazza San Marco al sole”, a work by Lucio Fontana from his Venice series, as well as works by Anna-Eva Bergmann, Antoni Tàpies and Jean-Paul Riopelle. The Twenty One Contemporary sale will feature works by artists such as Dran, Claire Tabouret, Tadashi Kawamata, Kaws, Xavier Veilhan, Zanele Muholi and Godwin Champs Namuyimba.
A Sèvres Porcelain Garniture Bought by Louis XV for Sale
On December 13th and 14th, the Furniture & Works of Art department will auction more than 400 lots from private European collections with prestigious provenances, including an exceptional Sèvres porcelain garniture that once belonged to King Louis XV.
€12M for the Old Master & 19th Century Art sale
On 22nd November, the Old Master & 19th Century Art department auctioned a remarkable selection of paintings, drawings and sculptures. Under the hammer of Matthieu Fournier, the sale totalled €12M.
A royal jewel feet in the water on Cap-Ferrat
John Taylor Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
This waterfront property is located in the very quiet and private area of Cap-Ferrat.
A real gem that belonged to two crowned heads: built by the Belgian King Leopold II at the end of the 19th century and also belonged to Prince Rainier III of Monaco between 1950 and 1956.
Grace Kelly also stayed there.
It was purchased by the current owners in 1962 and has never been on the market since.