In 2001, some art experts aware of the growing importance and originality of their profession founded the European Chamber of Art Experts; in order to ensure the quality, the cohesion, the deontology of their activity, the reliability of the working methods.

The House Experts proudly and with integrity commit their responsibilities independently in the expertise of works of art.

The Chamber includes experts approved by the Court of Cassation, registered with a court of appeal, an administrative tribunal, and / or assessors appointed to the Customs or Domains Administration*.

* The experts approved by the Court of Cassation, the experts before a court of appeal and / or an administrative tribunal, or assessors of the Conciliation and Customs Expert Commission, can not state these qualities on the occasion of amicable appraisals, unless the latter are ordered by a judicial authority.

The Chamber also counts in its ranks experienced restorers specialized in several fields (sculpture, painting, fire arts, metal). The restorers represent an essential complement for the expertise and the development of the objects of art.

The Chamber represented by its experts and art conservators offers, in France and abroad, its services to heirs, legatees or bequeathers of art objects, collectors and amateurs, justice, museums, public or private administrations, to the ministerial officers, for any advice, any expertise, any transaction and of course, by far the most spectacular activity, any participation in public auctions, whether solicited by the auctioneers or by sellers.

The considerable catalogs of public sales compiled by the French experts, catalogs which are not only descriptive and illustrative, but also reasoned and critical, and of which many have, until recent years, been the only reference works in innumerable fields, are there to mark the primordial place of the experts.

The expert, proud to have always been committed to his opinions, and to be responsible for it, aware of the considerable weight of his positions with French professionals and amateurs, of his influence abroad and especially in Europe, where he is already a significant contributor, will make his voice heard in the interest of all.

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Two Asian arts sales

Two upcoming Asian arts sales, consisting mainly of China and Japan: Invitation to travel, February 21, 2019, TAJAN auction house, 37 rue des Mathurins, 75008 Paris Arts of Asia, March 6, 2019 AGUTTES 64bis avenue Charles de Gaulle, 92200 Neuilly

Sales on offers

185e, 189e, 192e, 196e, 197e, 199e

Le Chevalier de Gutemberg

Acrylic ink on sketch paper laminated on cardboard, (1972-73), 25 x 30 cm, framed. Michel GUIRÉ VAKA, "Sculptor of images", (1936-2015), after a training at the Estienne School and the Applied Arts began his career as an illustrator in the 70s. His first professional steps, he combines them with the advertising illustration. His many drawings...

modes et manières d’aujourd’hui

Henri de Regnier saw these twelve watercolors by George BARBIER and had fun singing them. Illustrations by George BARBIER. Paris, Librairie Meynial, Pierre Corrard Collection, 1914, in-8, in sheets, cardboard folder with flaps, central illustration on the cover with the title sticker. This third album contains twelve watercolors, stencilled, by George BARBIER. In two sonnets...

madame

Print-serigraphy, Art Workshop Michel Caza, signed in the lower right plate, (1982), 57 x 42 cm. Rene GRUAU (Rimini, 1909-2004), of Italian origin, his real name Zavagli Ricciardelli Comte Delle Caminate, comes to settle in Paris with his French mother, whose name he takes in 1931. Very young he begins a career Fashion illustrator with...

La Retraite sentimentale

Brussels, Editions de la Chimère, 1922, in-8, black morocco, upper plate decorated with a mosaic decoration composed of an alternation of five green bands, gray and aubergine creating a window opening on a garden, title and author gilded on smooth back, black morocco contreplats encircled with a gilded frame, anthracite gray checkered silk cons-guard, preserved...

Au grand jardin

Drawings by Georges LEPAPE. Paris, Librairie Lutetia, 1922, in-4, flat bindings, back in black calf, and in black and havana sorrows, ivory parchment dishes, mosaics of a monolith of black calf titled silver on a triangular base of shagreen stucco , highlighted with silver oeser, exploded pieces of havana sorrows, black calf and silver, on...

Dessins et Peintures d’Asie

Dessins et Peintures d'Asie, exécutés au cours de l'Expédition Citroën -Centre Asie- 3ème Mission G.-M. Haardt - L. Audouin-Dubreuil. Road sketch and travel notes. Paris, Vogel - Meynial, s.d. (1934), folio in flap folder. First edition including a non-paginated notebook sewn in the Chinese and a suite of 50 color plates. Limited edition of 700...

Baigneuse au bonnet de bain

Gouache, (1925), 31.9 x 23.5 cm. Portrait of a swimmer wearing a red bathing cap, matching her lipstick. The bathing suit is standardized at the beginning of the twentieth by doctors, together with the practice of sea bathing. It is composed for women of a tunic and pants baggy: it is inappropriate to show oneself...

Noël-l’Enfant Jésus présenté aux Rois Mages

Watercolor, white gouache, heightened with gold, India ink on paper, signed and dated "1894" lower left, mention "L'Illustration" on the lower right, 43.5 x 31.1 cm, framed. Melchior, Gaspard and Balthazar, guided by a star, came to adore Jesus in Bethlehem. Jesus sitting on Mary's lap, receives the gifts of the Three Kings. Original mockup...

Titi et Naranghe, à l’honneur, à Moscou !

In 2017, the centenary of the October Revolution, she contributed, by communicating some of her archives, to the Russian publication of "Black Cruise Carnets by Alexander Iacovleff, 1924-1925", published by Iskusstvo Publishing House21 in Moscow. The cover of this book is a detail of Titi and Naranghe, daughters of chef Eki Bondo. This emblematic work...

month of March 2019

March 2: Arcadia Amiens: 9 lots of various currencies including Louis XIV. March 5: Dupont Morlaix: coins and medals nineteenth century. March 10: Goxe and Belaisch in Enghien: French coins. March 22: Phidias in Paris: Important lots of coins from antiquity to the present day and tokens.