Presentation of the city
Located in the Loire, Saint-Etienne has long been known as the city of the weapon, the cycle and ribbon. The industrial city is experiencing an extensive renovation program to become known as the Cité du Design. She is also entered in 2010 UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Its Museum of Modern Art is considered the second in France after the Centre Pompidou. The former arms factory, beautiful industrial building in the nineteenth century, now houses the Cité du Design and the Higher School of Art and Design in Saint-Etienne.
Our business auction Saint Etienne
From Baecque and Associates emphasizes the strong history with one hand in his auctions hunting weapons or collection that have emerged in Saint-Etienne. October 1, 2012 was sold a gun shotgun juxtaposed Jalabert & Lamotte in Saint-Etienne. Similarly, 27 May 2013 we could see a piston gun type weapons testing lancers de Nemours inlaid octagonal barrel dating from 1840. The hammer is the tomb to this lot to € 2,500.
In addition Baecque and Associates organizes twice a year in sales Design and contemporary art that seek to defend and make known the finest artists in these fields. On 16 November 2013 a work on paper by Sol LEWITT (1928-2007), entitled R 15 tenfold its estimate to reach € 18,500 hammer. In a previous sale, applies to counterbalance model G1 GUARICHE Pierre (1926-1995) Disderot edition from the 1950s was awarded € 7,600 doubling its estimate.