An extraordinary confluence of the past and the present is manifesting itself through October at the legendary Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, U.K. Christie’s Private Sales has organized “House of Cards,” an exhibition of major contemporary sculpture inspired by the Rothschild Collection’s recent purchase of Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin’s 1735 painting Boy Building a House of Cards. Scattered throughout the expansive grounds of the […]
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Collectors who prefer their jewels aged like fine wine are buzzing about Christie’s June 6th Paris auction. Exquisite pieces created by the likes of Suzanne Belperron, Jean Fouquet, Fred and René Boivin will be on the block, and all are rare enough to make for some very lively bidding.
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