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On June 28th, 2019, the summer sale at Schuler Auktionen became an international news sensation. A 1000-fold excess of the estimate occurred at the Swiss auction house when the painting in the manner of Botticelli, initially valued at CHF 5,000-7,000, sold for CHF 6,400,000 (excluding the buyer’s premium). “There were 13 phone bidders. The attendees in the hall were stunned and couldn’t trust their ears. The atmosphere was very calm and focused as the bidding went on”, says Michael Abegg, General Manager, Schuler Auktionen.  Next...
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Exceptional designer objects, pieces of contemporary art, luxury bags and watches will be featured at the Piguet auction during the period from 24 to 26 September 2019 in Geneva. The highlights include original tapestries by a renowned Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz (1930-2017) and Italian painter Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994), two works of art by a distinguished Polish artist and theatre director Tadeusz Kantor, a follower of Art Informel Bram van Velde (1895-1981), Italian collagist Mario Schifano (1934-1998), as well as sophisticated designer objects – an iconic The Marie Coquine standing lamp by Philippe Starck and Baccarat and a sculptural floor lamp Escargot by Le Corbusier.  Next...
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