Sotheby’s Félix Marcilhac Paris Auction: 11-12 March 2014

Sotheby’s Félix Marcilhac Paris Auction: 11-12 March 2014
By Butterboom Writers  /  December 3, 2013

Sotheby’s will be exhibiting highlight pieces of their upcoming Art Noveau and Art Deco art and furniture sale from the Félix Marcilhac collection in Hong Kong from 30th November till 5th December 2013. The sale is set to take place on 11-12 March next year and will be conducted by Sotheby’s auctioneers and Artcurial’s François Tajan in Paris.The famed collector Félix Marcilhac is an expert and dealer in Art Noveau and Art Deco pieces and has spent over forty years building up an impressive private collection, including some masterpieces not seen by the public for decades. Some of the items in his collection used to belong to a variety of prestigious names like Jacques Doucet, Marie-Laure de Noailles, Elsa Schiaparelli, Jeanne Lanvin, and Paul Cocteau.

The collection, consisting of over 300 lots, will feature a wide range of various items including sculptures, paintings, furniture and other pieces. This beautiful display of 20th century art and design is certainly not one to miss. Head down to Sotheby’s Hong Kong art gallery this weekend to view Félix Marcilhac’s eclectic collection of decorative art.

Details:

  • Date – 30th November – 5th December
  • Venue – 5/F One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong

 

Jean Dunand and Jean Goulden, A black and polychrome lacquered cabinet, with bird's-eye maple interior, 1921.

Jean Dunand and Jean Goulden, A black and polychrome lacquered cabinet, with bird’s-eye maple interior, 1921

Jean Lambert-Rucki and Jean Dunand, “Prière” circa 1927 (Left) Joseph Csaky, Tête de Femme (Right)

Jean Lambert-Rucki and Jean Dunand, “Prière” circa 1927 (LEFT)
Joseph Csaky, Tête de Femme, a partially gilded bronze silver sculpture on its original palmwood base, 1924. (RIGHT)

Sotheby's COARD fauteuil cubique butterboom

Marcel Coard, Armchair, Rosewood, parchment and mother-of-pearl

Jean Dunand & Jean Goulden, Bureau de pente

Jean Dunand & Jean Goulden, Bureau de pente

Jacques Majorelle, Les deux amies, 1341

Jacques Majorelle, Les deux amies, 1341

Emile Gallé, “La passiflore” 1900

Emile Gallé, “La passiflore” 1900

 

Photo credits: Sotheby’s

 

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