by Barbara Kutscher
Traditionally, the dominant European furniture, they also provide this year for some impressive exhibitions. Ronald Phillips (London) brought about a great selection of mirrors of the 17th to 19 Century and gallery Lefebvre (Paris) shows an impressive range of Art Deco furniture. Here's a great sketch costs to the magnificent wall decorations by Jean Dupas? "Chariots of Thetis" (1934) in one of the salons of the famous ocean liner "Normandie" by 1 million dollars.
Antiquities dealer Ariadne Galleries (New York) has a surprising selection of rarely seen Islamic pieces. This collecting area has seen steadily increasing interest in the U.S. for about one and a half years. Here is an unusually early, five-foot long carved wooden cornice from Andalusia (about 11-12. Century, 1.15 million dollars).