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January 2019
Paul Bert Serpette
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From Friday May 15
Paul Bert Serpette

Dear Chineurs, Collectors and Amateurs…

Paul Bert Serpette is pleased to announce its reopening, starting Friday, May 15.

Come back and taste the pleasure of hunting in the spring sunshine.

Our antique dealers will present you their most beautiful pieces of Furniture, Goldsmithery, Design, Painting and Engraving, Tableware, High-end vintage Fashion,…

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May 7, 2020
Paul Bert Serpette

Since ancient Greece, the banquet culture has seen the birth of canthares, craters and amphorae for serving wine and various dishes necessary for cooking and preserving food. The concept of individuality does not exist during meals, dishes, cutlery and glasses will appear much later over the centuries. Cap on tableware with Paul Bert Serpette.

 

The tablecloth of the…

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May 14, 2020
Paul Bert Serpette

Formerly categorized as exterior to the home, the garden is now an integral part of a house and is envisaged in its layout as a room in its own right or relaxation, well-being and connection to nature are expressed as much through the choice of plants and furniture.

 

Pleasure garden

The former food-producing garden became a pleasure around the…

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May 14, 2020
Paul Bert Serpette

"I have just acquired this charming terracotta bather which dates from the 19th century, representing Diane Au bain. It comes from a villa on the banks of the Marne.

It is an exceptional piece, on the one hand because of its masterful size which could lead us to think that it comes from a public garden, but also by the quality of its invoice.

This sculpture is a real object of…

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May 14, 2020
Paul Bert Serpette

"I present a piece to which I am very attached and which for a long time was at home. It is a swing from Garouste and Bonetti which dates from 2000. It is a unique piece which still has its fabric of orign.

It had been exhibited at the Grand Hornu in Belgium, during a retrospective dedicated to these two artists that I particularly like. "

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April 30, 2020
Paul Bert Serpette

Benoît Fauquenot's favorite piece:

This pair of oils on canvas "Still lifes with flowers and parakeets" in their vintage canals frame, from the Lyonnaise School of the late 19th century.

"After the French Revolution, the city of Lyon will specialize in the silk industry. This activity will attract a large number of artists capable of creating…

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April 30, 2020
Paul Bert Serpette

Nature has always been one of the main sources of inspiration in men's artistic creations. Already in antiquity, acanthus leaves and foliage peopled with birds adorned the architectural elements that we still have the chance to admire today. Over the centuries, plant ornamentation has continued to enhance furniture and works of art, crossing French styles.

17th century…

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April 23, 2020
Paul Bert Serpette

Anthony Vergne's favorite - Maison Verrsen: Guy Rey Millet's furniture for Jean Prouvé's refuge in the Col de la Vannoise, Savoie.

Guy Rey Millet was a member of the AAM (Atelier d'Architecture en Montagne) with alumni from the rue de Sèvres de Le Corbusier workshop. Rey Millet designs radical, raw, rustic furniture that is terribly effective!

"I was tired of…

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