This Fall is All About Burgundy… In Fashion, Not Wine
Sold at Sotheby’s New York in December 2013, it made $100,000 – a record sum for a jewel of this type.
From the collection of the late Mrs. John Dilks of Philadelphia, it had originally been acquired from prestigious London snuff bottle dealer Robert Hall.
Our specialists reviewed a variety of objects from James Madison’s personal French canopy bed to the monumental Tiffany stained glass windows of Lyndhurst castle and the Alberto Giacometti bronze crypt doors at Falling Water.
Attemping to approach art investment on the basis of some kind of equivalence with other financial assets raises difficulties in a number of areas.
LES COSMOGONES by Wolfgang Paalen (1907-1959) sells at Sotheby’s
on behalf of a Pall Mall Art Advisors’ client on November 19, 2015.
The continuing flow of money into alternative asset classes such as fine art, antiques, jewellery, wine, classic cars and other “collectibles” raises a variety of issues for collectors and the art and finance industries.
Welcome to the third issue of Pall Mall Art Advisors’ Newsletter. In this issue we focus on the Insurance Industry, a sector with which a substantial part of our business is conducted. In future issues we shall hope from time to time to focus on other sectors closely related to our work.
Welcome to the second issue of our newsletter. As we said in the first, we shall focus on the art market, the insurance industry and taxation related to personal property.
We very much hope you will enjoy the contents of this our first Newsletter. It is intended that the Newsletter will appear on an occasional basis.