Articles

Poetry of light and shadow, Gino Sarfatti's “lighting devices” are the reflection of an enlightened genius This week Christophe Dupouy presents the model 594, from 1960, published by Arteluce Gino Sarfatti, the lighting of intimacy When Gino Sarfatti was asked to explain his work, he defined…
With a 70's atmosphere where iconic pieces and beautiful materials come together, Franck Cechman's booth plunges you into the heart of these festive and, to say the least, exceptional years, so great is the quality of the pieces. This week, he presents us a table by Massimo Papiri, representing …
This week, the Pradier-Jeauneau gallery invites you to sit down in one of the most international armchairs by designer Pierre Guariche. The Fabiola ensemble, named after the Queen of the Belgians in 1960, reinvents the "club" armchair ... after Le Corbusier's measurements!   The Fabiola salon by…
This week, ceramic or not to be. Specialized in 20th century ceramic art, Nathalie Dupuis presents us a table-sculpture lamp by Juliette Derel and gives us some secrets ... Juliette Derel (1918 - 2007) Juliette Derel was born in Gisors in Normandy. In 1937 she entered the School of Fine Arts in…
This week, Vanessa Rau, a specialist in Japan, takes us on a journey to this mysterious archipelago and presents a Kyobon Hadai Buddhist sculpture from a Japanese Buddhist temple in the Edo period.   Statuary Arrived in Japan in the 6th century, Buddhism is accompanied by a panel of sculptures…
At the crossroads of worlds, Paul Bert Serpette sees antiques of multiple styles and eras parade, sometimes including real collector's items. Materials, lines, artists, designers blow their intentions in our alleys and our antique dealers take on the role of smuggler. Smugglers of objects,…
With all the ardor offered by his young age, Nans Bouchet strives to find avant-garde and daring collector's items. This week he presents the Amazonia vase by Gaetano Pesce made by Fish Design in Italy in 1994.   Gaetano Pesce, an innovative designer and protestor Architect, environmental designer…
Lors de votre passage à Paul Bert Serpette, découvrez au détour de l’allée 1, arts de la table et objets de curiosités sur le stand de Marc Gaboriaud. Cette semaine, l’antiquaire nous présente une suite de plats des années 1960-1970 créés par l’orfèvre et joaillier Ilias Lalaounis provenant du…
In Patrick Serouge's booth, time freezes and slips through your fingers... Between world maps, archiectural plans, Japanese and zoological prints, botanical etchings flourishes the walls. This week, Patrick Serouge is highlighting an extremely rare original etching from the Besler Herbarium. This…
A veritable little theater of the classic object where 17th century putti like to be reflected in large gilded wooden mirrors, Alain Lagrange's booth is full of fascinating pieces arousing curiosity. This week, Alain Lagrange highlights this rare pair of Napoleon III lanterns. I present to you a…
Classicism, Orientalism, Surrealism… Xavier Chollet navigates between universes and brings the 18th and 19th centuries up to date, sometimes accompanying it with more modern pieces. This week, discover a “Carnival in Venice” screen signed Daniel Louradour.   "I present to you this screen signed…
A true aficionado of the 1950s modernism, Alban Ferrari has made the work of Pierre Paulin a real hobbyhorse and speaks to us about these achievements with such fervor that neophytes would almost become specialists. This week, discover the CM194 through the eyes of 'Alban ...   "Pierre Paulin (1927…
At the origin of Collection's, two brothers: Romain and Henri Hayat. Specialized in bronze and sculpture, this passionate sibling also opens up to the prism of other universes, in the name of the decorative dimension and the creative richness of a piece. This week, they present us a woolen rug by…
Lovers of beautiful materials and refined lines, Yvan Royer presents today one of his favorites and no less icon of design: “I am currently presenting on my booth, this magnificent table in American walnut, from Knoll International, designed by Florence Knoll. It measures 244 x 137 cm, it is the…
Specializing in the 18th and 19th centuries, with a particular attraction for the famous Parisian luxury houses, Laurent Vanlian's booth is a veritable small museum and an invitation to discovery. Seasoned collectors will find the item they are missing there, curious people will come out having…
Strewn with treasures, Chantal Dagommer's stand plunges us into the heart of the fashion trends of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries ... Among the laces, Haute Couture pieces and men's vests in silk, throne a Directoire dress, veil of daring and romanticism.   “Today I present to you a dress…
It's difficult not to be dazzled by discovering Jérôme Chedmail's booth, so full of pieces signed by the most famous goldsmith names. Here, seasoned collectors come to hunt for the untraceable piece and let themselves be surprised by the finds of this enthusiast. Today, he presents a piece that he…
Specialized in Japanese art and truly passionate, Vanessa Rau shares with us every weekend poetry, culture, myths and legends of the land of the rising sun… Today, the antique dealer presents us with rare prints of Goshoningyo dolls :   “During my travels in Japan, I have the habit of hunting in a…
Real specialist, Emmanuel Roucher discusses with us the transition from the 19th to the 20th in painting. Vast subject, which deserves a whole thesis according to the enthusiast antique dealers, for which he is now working to give us subjects of reflection.   While we have just celebrated the…
As a couple in the city as on the stage, passion and precision unite Juncal and Jean-Pierre Carpentier, two multi-faceted antique dealers who speak to us today of a chandelier from the Alhambra completely restored in their workshop. Juncal & Jean-Pierre: This chandelier comes from the Alhambra…
Object poetry, I make you mine. Philippe Schuermans is a storyteller at heart and each of his finds brings him to new lands, to which he pays homage through his stagings. Inspiration, documentation, these are the key words of this antique dealer who today presents a tapestry by Cornelis Hoek…
As lively as they are joyful, Catherine and Marine Atlan present a booth in their image: between rattan furniture, farm tables, clean lines and colorful ceramics… Freshly launched into the adventure, this mother-daughter duo continues to learn at Paul Bert Serpette and brighten up the alleys...  …
After having lived in the United States and in Argentina, it is to Paul Bert Serpette that Marceau Galliot has taken up residence. Fruit of tender memories of childhood, to hunt and be inspired in the alleys contributes today to its absolute blooming. Between ceramics , sketches and furniture,…
Marrying styles from the 17th to the 20th, embracing la Haute Epoque, contemplating an allegorical portrait leaning on a 17th century Swiss money changer's table and storing her stoles in an 18th century Venetian chest of drawers ... Such is the sensitivity of Laurence Piron Discover, beyond a…
Passionate about sculptures and 20th century artist's furniture, Florian Baudenon is an “insider” antique dealer. After having occupied various booths in the four corners of Paul Bert Serpette, this antique dealer knows the market like the back of his hand and has not finished surprising you ...…