Auction: Hôtel Drouot – Textiles d’Ameublement – March 30, 2016

Textiles d’ Ameublement
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2016
Place: Hôtel Drouot, Salle 16
9 rue Drouot, 75009 Paris, France
Directions:  http://tinyurl.com/85b78gl
Time: 11:00 to 12:00, lots 1-112, resumes at 14:00
Online Catalog: http://tinyurl.com/z4dkred
Public Viewing: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 11:00 to 18:00
Auction by: Art Richelieu
01 42 24 80 76, contact@art-richelieu.fr
Expert: Aymeric de Villelume, +33 (0) 1 56 28 04 12, +32 (0) 497 641 441
aymeric.devillelume@alicedsl.fr

Notes: The laces in this auction run from lots 426 to 442, with some linens and scattered pieces later own.  Take a look at:
Lots 548 and 549, a square and a rectangular shawl of Point de Gaze.
The rest is worth a quick look.

Drouot is an organization of auction houses throughout France, including their main facility, the Hôtel Drouot in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. Established in 1852, Hôtel Drouot held a monopoly on French antiques auctions until legal reforms opened the way for international competition in 2000.  The Gazette Drouot http://www.gazette-drouot.com/ lists upcoming auctions.
Bidding:  Obviously you can come and bid in person. Phone bids can be requested no later than two days before the sale, and only for lots with a minimum estimate of 300 EUR.
Absentee must be received no later than two days before the sale, along with your bank information.
Online bidding: All bidders must first register with Drouot (before March 24, 11:30 for this sale). Go to https://www.drouotonline.com/creationdecompte to create an account.
You must also register to bid on a specific auction. Login at http://www.drouotonline.com/ for online auctions, or http://www.drouotlive.com/ for live auctions on the net.
There is a lot of instructional material at http://www.drouot.com/static/_drouot_guide_enchere.html?lang=en
Buyer’s Premium:  25% TTC (toutes taxe comprises) – There is a minimum charge of 10 EUR (12 EUR with VAT).
Payment due:  Cash, Visa, Wire Transfer or check (with two pieces of ID).

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