“...the only auctioneer in France to have achieved,
5 years in a row, 5 auction prices for paintings
of over 1 million euros.. in Cheverny !"
|2013: the Highest Auction Price reached in the French Art Market |
The Large Gold Lacquer Mazarin Chest, Japan, c. 1640.
Record price by the Rijksmueum, Amsterdam, against all top leding museum in the world.
2012 : the Nicest Bid outside Paris
"Madeleine Grey à la rose" by Kees Van Dongen, 1929
From the René Clement' collection, world prized french film director, Monaco.
2011 : the World Record for an old Photograph
"Bateaux quittant le port du Havre" by Gustave Le Gray, 1856-57.
Frome the Charles Denis Labrousse' collection.
The french most expansive photograph in any catogory.
2003: the Highest Auction Price for an antique painting in France!
Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe’s “Le siege de Yorktown” and “La prise de Yorktown” (1786), Rochambeau Collection.
Auction price: 1 million euros.
Fifth auction price over 1 million euros obtained at Cheverny.
2002: the Highest Auction price reached in the French Art Market ...
Charles Willson Peale’s “George Washington” (1782). Rochambeau Collection.
Sold for 4.4 millions euros, or, including premium: €5 189 360 or 34 039 970 francs.
Four auction prices attracting more than 10 million francs reached in Cheverny.
2001: the Highest Auction price for a vintage painting in France!
Cranach the Elder’s “Venus und Amor” (1532): sold for 14.5 million francs, or, including premium: 16 million francs or €2 448 450.
Three auction prices over 10 million francs obtained in Cheverny.
2000: the highest auction price in the French art market ...
Vlaminck’s “Voiles à Chatou” (1905), hammer price 11.4 million francs, or, including premium: 12,627,000 francs or €1,924,988.
Second sale for more than 10 million francs at Cheverny.
1999: the only sale of over 10 million francs outside of Paris!
Monet’s “Falaise d’Etretat” (1883):
Painting kept in the same family since 1919 and sold for 14 million francs, or, including premium: 15,519,600 francs or €2,326,372.
"Art and Manners at Cheverny:
each year the most important auction
of the whole provincial region takes place”
... the place to achieve records...
Other sales ?
The Barbara collections, 2 Riesener commodes, the stairs of the Eiffel Tower, a merry-go-round, Picassos from his publisher, a Ferrari 450, a ceramic stove from Chambord, a papal cap, the scarf of Louis XVI...
And many others... See our sales reports
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