Emile Galle, Majorelle and Lalique, Sotheby’s

The Sotheby’s Art Nouveau sale in Paris yesterday yielded some interesting results. Out of 137 lots, 15 remained unsold. The glass vases by Emile Galle sold consistently above their estimates (lot 8, a carved and marquetry-de-verre vase, 1900,  pictured above … Continue reading

Hector Guimard and Louis Majorelle, Sotheby’s

The Sotheby’s Art Nouveau Sale in Paris on 16 February has some spectacular offerings including this beautiful pair of pearwood and leather chairs (circa 1900-1910) by Hector Guimard (1867-1910). A true exponent of the Art Nouveau style, his work is … Continue reading