The foreign art market
last Sunday in Zurich has finished the work 37 - I the Swiss fair of antiques (Kunst Art Messe). Passing earlier in Bern and Basel, KAM here four years successfully enough functions in Zurich, involving on local art - the market of foreign dealers. This year of 67 exhibitors about third made foreign galleries.
Though the basic specialisation KAM - decoratively - applied art (furniture, lanes, porcelain, glass, ornaments, a medieval armour and the weapon, east curiosities), at fair it is possible to find subjects both rare books, and Durer and Rembrandt`s engravings, and among abundance of semiamateur painting - pictures of symbolist Segantini. By this February dealer stocks have considerably replenished at the expense of last year`s grandiose sale to Baden - Baden that is appreciable by address marks in things. The prices at fair rather low, Central European. Royal - Athena Gallery (New York - London) has managed to sell a marble head of Venus (Rome, I century d.C.) for 75 thousand Swiss francs ($62,5 thousand). London Aaron gallery exposed art of the Ancient East and Greece: krasnoglinjanyj riton in the form of a horse (I century d.C.), taken out of Azerbaijan, has been sold for 16,5 thousand francs (about $14 thousand), a fragment of a plate with klinopisnym the text from a palace of Ashshurnasirpala II in Kalhu (IX century BC) - for 70 thousand, “ kikladsky “ an idol (III thousand BC) - for 13 thousand francs. East products, but not so ancient, gallery Haus Wedel - in particular offered also, the Turkmen dressing gown estimated in 8,1 thousand of francs (about $6,8 thousand) .
Works of Russian masters was a little. XIX-th century enamel “ the Crucifixion with coming “ the Zurich gallery Arete offered for 1,6 thousand francs, and silver shtofik second half XVII centuries was exposed at Payer for 18 thousand Russian miniature of a boundary XVIII - XIX centuries traded Bucher and Trogen: at the first the portrait of prince Alexander Golitsyn (8,4 thousand francs), at the second - Alexander`s portrait I (3,8 thousand) was exhibited. An abundance of works with a brand Faberge differed stand Ortenberg Dusseldorf.
ALEXANDER - NOISE