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Brooke Friedman

Top Picks from Hans Goedicke Collection

On August 26th, 2017, Alex Cooper is proud to host a gallery auction that offers treasures from the personal collection of Hans Goedicke. Goedicke was a professor of Near Eastern studies, long time Egyptologist, researcher and writer. His collection reflects many years of travel and discovery featuring glassware, furniture, maps, rugs, and artifacts, among other […]

August 14, 2017

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