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Brooke Friedman

Paul Sormani La Belle Epoque

Paul Sormani, born in Venice in 1817, was trained as a cabinetmaker and moved to Paris opening his first shop in 1847. Under the patronage of Empress Eugenie, wife of Emperor Napoleon III, Sormani created superior works in the Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI styles, copying the originals and surpassing their quality. Known […]

January 11, 2019

November 3rd, 4th & 5th Auction Highlights

Alex Cooper is excited to share a few auction highlights from  our upcoming three day auction. Please join us Thursday, November 3rd, at 10:00 am for a day of Asian Arts & Collectibles, featuring items from the estate of  Helen Bentley. Collectors and lovers of fine Asian Export will be amazed with the eclectic collection, […]

October 21, 2016