Sotheby’s to auction the Raymond & Pierre Jourdan-Barry Collection of French 17th & 18th century silver in Paris

Sotheby’s announced the sale on 18 April 2012 in Paris one of the world’s most important collections of 17th & 18th Century French Silver – assembled for over half-a-century by Raymond Jourdan-Barry and his son Pierre.

French 17th & 18th century silver. Photo: Sotheby’s
The superbly coherent 200-lot ensemble embodies rarity and supreme elegance. This is a collection of the highest quality – a pinnacle in the quest for ideal beauty. Each item … Read More