Selected Auction Highlights at Drouot, France

12 May 2022

Drouot is the leading French platform for sales of fine art and collectibles, combining live and online auctions services. In this blog, we have selected for you some of the best Upcoming Sales!

Discover with us the Auction Highlights we have selected for you.


SELECTED LOTS


Left: Emile Claus - "La Lys in Astene, summer day" (1911); Right: Emile Claus - "La Lys in Astene, summer day" (1911)

Emile Claus (1849 - 1924) - "La Lys in Astene, summer day" (1911)
Oil on canvas. GIS. "Emile Claus" and on the back "September / A.A / E.C.". See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Contemporary, Modern and Old Masters

Jan Toorop (1858-1928) - "Before the working day"
Oil on canvas. Painted circa 1888-1890. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Old Masters, Nineteenth Century & Early Modern Art


Left: Isaac Israels - "A sunny day in the Bois de Boulogne"; Right: Willem Gerard Hofker -"Balische zusjes op 't tempelfeest" ("Balinese Sisters at the Temple Festival")

Isaac Israels (1865-1934) - "A sunny day in the Bois de Boulogne"
Oil on canvas. Signed 'Isaac/Israels' (lower right). Painted circa 1903-1907. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Old Masters, Nineteenth Century & Early Modern Art

Willem Gerard Hofker (1902–1981) -"Balische zusjes op 't tempelfeest" (Balinese Sisters at the Temple Festival)
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated "Bali Dec. 1940" lower left. Verso titled and signed again "Balische Zusjes op 't Tempelfeest, W.G.Hofker". See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Exclusive Items


Left: Gerhard Richter - Abstract painting, 1977; Right: Walter Swennen - "Combat naval" (Naval Battle), 2004

Gerhard Richter - Abstract painting, 1977
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated on the back of the canvas 'Richter, 77' and with the work number '431/4'. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Evening Sale Modern and Contemporary Art

Walter Swennen (1946) - "Combat naval" (Naval Battle), 2004
Oil on vinyl. Monogram on the reverse '04. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Contemporary, Modern and Old Masters


Left: Pablo Picasso - "Portrait of a woman with a strawberry and a hat", 1962; Right: Yiannis Moralis - "Full Moon I"

Pablo Picasso - "Portrait of a woman with a strawberry and a hat", 1962
Color linoleum engraving on vellum with filigree "Arches". Signed and dedicated 'for Inés' [sic]. Artist's copy outside the print. Printed by Arnéra, Vallauris. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Evening Sale Modern and Contemporary Art

Yiannis Moralis (1916–2009) - "Full Moon I"
Acrylic on canvas. Signed and inscribed in Greek and dated (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed (on the reverse). See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: The Greek Sale


Left: Gerard Pieter Adolfs - "Street Vendors"; Right: Maurice de Vlaminck - "View of a village in Ile-de-France", circa 1920

Gerard Pieter Adolfs (1898–1968) - "Street Vendors"
Oil on canvas. Signed lower right. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Exclusive Items

Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958) - "View of a village in Ile-de-France", circa 1920
(probably Nesles-la-Vallée). Oil on canvas. Signed lower left. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Furniture & Art Objects


Left: Henri-Victor Wolvens - "The balcony by the seaside", 1963; Right: Yannis Kottis - "The seller of watermelon", 2007

Henri-Victor Wolvens (1896 - 1977) - "The balcony by the seaside", 1963
Oil on canvas. Sig. 1963 - Exhibition label on the reverse. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Contemporary, Modern and Old Masters

Yannis Kottis (b.1949) - "The seller of watermelon", 2007
Oil and mixed media on canvas. Signed and dated 'Y.KOTTIS 07' (bottom right). See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: The Greek Sale


Gustave De Smet - "Quay at Ostend", 1908

Gustave De Smet (1877 - 1943) - "Quay at Ostend", 1908
Oil on canvas. Monogram. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Contemporary, Modern and Old Masters


Left: Wijnand Nuijen - "A busy quay in a Dutch city"; Right: Friedrich Nerly - "Ca' Foscari and Palazzo Giustinian on the Grand Canal"

Wijnand Nuijen (1813-1839) - "A busy quay in a Dutch city"
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated 'WJJ Nuyen f/1834' (lower left). See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Old Masters, Nineteenth Century & Early Modern Art

Friedrich Nerly - "Ca' Foscari and Palazzo Giustinian on the Grand Canal"
Oil on canvas. Signed lower right : F. Nerly. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Ancient and 19th Century Art


Constantinos Volanakis - "Fishermen collecting the nets"

Constantinos Volanakis (1837-1907) - "Fishermen collecting the nets"
Oil on canvas. Signed in Greek (lower left). See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: The Greek Sale


Left: Jean Royère - Sofa model "Ball" called "Polar Bear"; Right: Ron Arad - Armchair "Blo-Void II" - 2006

Jean Royère(1902-1981) - Sofa model "Ball" called "Polar Bear"
The model created in 1947. Original beech structure, oak log base, refilled and reupholstered with ivory wool velvet. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Art Deco / Design

Ron Arad (b. 1951) - Armchair "Blo-Void II" - 2006
Polished steel and steel mesh. Signed "Ron Arad" and numbered 2/20 on the side. Mourmans Edition. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Art Deco / Design


Left: Charlotte Perriand - Bahut "Law" - circa 1960; Right: Jean Royère - Coffee table "Flask"

Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999) - Bahut "Law" - circa 1960
Base and thick trays in solid bubinga, sliding doors in black tinted composite material. Manufactured by André Chetaille. Steph Simon Edition. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Art Deco / Design

Jean Royère (1902-1981) - Coffee table "Flask"
The model created circa 1954. Wooden structure entirely covered with straw marquetry. Top with added glass shape. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Art Deco / Design


Left: Attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire - Pedestal table - Guéridon Marble top; Right: Attributed to Martin Carlin or Adrien Faizelot-Delorme - Chest of Drawers

Attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire (1751-1843) - Pedestal table - Guéridon Marble top
Paris, Empire era. Patinated and gilded bronze; marbles and hard stones of colors including sea green marble and Egyptian porphyry. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Objects of Art, Furnishings from the16th to the 20th Century

Attributed to Martin Carlin (c.1730 - 1785) or Adrien Faizelot-Delorme (1715-1783) - Chest of Drawers
In Marquetry with decoration. Paris, Louis XVI era Rosewood, amaranth, satin, charm, boxwood and ebony on oak frame; gilded bronzes; Carrara marble. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Objects of Art, Furnishings from the16th to the 20th Century


Left: A silver cachepot from the 19th/20th century; Right: A pair of silver candlesticks

A silver cachepot from the 19th/20th century
Embossed body with finely chiseled oriental motifs. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Paintings Furniture & Works of Art

A pair of silver candlesticks
Master mark WS, mark of the city of The Hague, 1743. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Exclusive Items


Left: Patek Philippe - Nautilus Jumbo Olive Green Geneva cult wristwatch; Right: Rolex Daytona "Big Red", 1979

Patek Philippe - Nautilus Jumbo Olive Green Geneva cult wristwatch
Only 150 copies of this watch were produced and sold only to select customers. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Vintage Watches

Rolex Daytona "Big Red", 1979
REF. 6263 N. 61532XX. Steel case, screw case back marked 6263, marked crown and screw keys, steel bezel with tachymeter scale at 200. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Watches


Left: Louis Elisée Piguet, attributed to - "Grande Complication"; Right: 8K yellow gold 750‰ ring, set with a rectangular degree-cut diamond

Louis Elisée Piguet, attributed to - "Grande Complication"
With perpetual calendar, moon phase, chronograph, minute repeater and quarter-hour self-strike "Petite Sonnerie" and "Grande Sonnerie". See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Vintage Watches

8K yellow gold 750‰ ring, set with a rectangular degree-cut diamond
Shouldered with baguette-cut diamonds pointed at their tips. French Gemological Laboratory report of 10/02/2022 number BD029366/1. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Jewelry Watches Silverware


Left: Historic Diamond Necklace, ca. 1910; Right: Mellerio - Platinum ring (850)

Historic Diamond Necklace, ca. 1910
Origin: France. Material: Platinum, tested. Diamonds: 9 old-cut diamonds of about 3.5 ct in total. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Fine Jewels

Mellerio - Platinum ring (850)
Set with a rectangular claw-set emerald surrounded by brilliant-cut and navette-cut diamonds. Signed Mellerio, numbered 3679 B. See Date & Price Estimate...
Catalogue: Jewelry, Watches, Objects of Virtue & Silverware

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