Jacques Grange Collectionneur Extraordinaire!

L’ane de Pompadour desk in patinated bronze, brass and leather by Francois-Xavier Lalanne. The model was created in 1973 and this example in 2001. The original model was made for the de Noailles family whose residence, L’Ermitage de Pompadour was … Continue reading

Sotheby’s – First Edition of Paris NOW! Sale.

Lot 61: ‘Pouf Kompliment’, a metal,  foam and cotton stool (circa 2003) by Franz West. Estimate €50,000-70,000. On 1st July Sotheby’s will hold their first NOW! sale in Paris. The sale combines contemporary Art and Design, Photography and Modern Art … Continue reading

Pierre Gonalons

The low table and the console from Pierre Gonalon’s  new Palais Collection, shown here to spectacular effect in the designer’s home. You can see the collection at Galerie Armel Soyer,  Paris.  www.armelsoyer.com The use of polychrome French marble in these pieces references … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

With Paris Photo opening next week, we were excited to see Etienne Bertrand Weill’s  ’Métaforme’  works (1959-1982). These are photographs of  abstract creations through which he recorded the movement of mobiles based on his interpretation of musical structures. They were meant to free … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

It was icy cold out today and while dreaming of a hot cup of tea, we were thrilled to come across this elegant silver-plated and lucite tea set including tea pot, milk carafe, sugar bowl and tray, produced by the old … Continue reading