FRIDAY FINDS: Collecting with flair – Yves Saint Laurent and Jacques Doucet

Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé’s rue de Babylon appartment in Paris. The legendary Eileen Gray Dragon Chair (1917-1919) is in the foreground. Image courtesy of Nicolas Mathéus ….. JACQUES DOUCET (1853-1929) and YVES SAINT LAURENT (1935-2008) The current exhibition … Continue reading

Auction Roundup

A little over half the lots at  the Cornette de Saint Cyr XXth Century Decorative Art sale on June 8th in Paris were unsold.  Among these was the star lot, the ‘Fauteuil-Scultpture ‘Leda’ chair by Salvador Dali (estimate €20,000-30,000). Interestingly, there … Continue reading