The Salon des Antiquaires de Valbonne Sophia Antipolis brings together from August 29 to September 6, 2015, all the amateurs, enthusiasts and prestigious antique collectors.
The 31st edition of the Salon des Antiquaires de Valbonne Sophia Antipolis (Valbonne Antiquarian Fair), organized by the Association ACAAFVA, which also manages the prestigious Salon des Antiquaires in Antibes, is one of the major events in the south of France in the field of antiques and but also of modern art.
A fair in the countryside
Its location, just minutes from the sea, on the Pré des Arts, between nature and village, gives it an unparalleled ambience, emblematic of an art and a “douceur de vivre” on the country side. It brings together antique dealers and prestigious galleries owners, guaranteeing an exceptional historical heritage by the quality of the exhibited pieces. Thanks to the presence of the high-level specialists, the Salon des Antiquaires de Valbonne offers it select clientele, unique and rare works with the best terms and sales guarantees.
That is why, each year, amateurs, enthusiasts and collectors of antiques, brocante, antique jewelry, as well as furniture and art objects from past centuries and today, attend the rendezvous in Valbonne Sophia Antipolis to discover thousand and one wonders, but also to spend a moment out of time, to walk around and lunch in the village or to spend the evening there.
Ali Baba’s treasure trove
For this new edition, forty exhibitors have displayed their marvels in the Rotunda and the two tents, including the Richard Duflot Gallery (Art Deco specialist), the antique dealers Hermanovitz, Haussman, Regart, Olivier Antiquités (a references in the antique furniture sector), Pascal Joarkin gallery (designer furniture), the Galerie des Lions and Expo Art Gallery (modern and contemporary art), the Tirant Gallery (signed bronzes), the carpets from the house Schanewald, the Orient Extrême Gallery (Asian Arts), the Thierry Margo bookstore, antique jewelry at Bernard Bouisset and Adalgyse … An outdoor dining area, located in the heart of the fair, has been redesigned for musical evenings.
Prestigious antique dealers
The Salon des Antiquaires de Valbonne Sophia Antipolis brings together prestigious exhibitors from the world of antiques. All care about preserving a rich historic heritage, by saving and restoring in the state of the art furniture, old and rare paintings and objects that will then be offered in a perfect state of conservation, to a clientele of amateurs, enthusiasts or collectors of antiques, brocante or antique jewelry.
Diamonds, rubies and ancient jewelry
The rarest and most beautiful antique jewelry (rings with diamond, sapphire, emerald or rubies), ready to adorn the most beautiful women in the world, are patiently waiting for a buyer in their armored showcase. As well as the most diverse antiques: furniture, works of art, decorative objects, luminaries, silverware, carpets, antique jewelry and tableware alongside modern art and contemporary art. The presence this year of great furniture, paintings and collectibles and decorative items crowned with success the prestigious 2015 edition.
The Salon des Antiquaires de Valbonne Sophia Antipolis will be followed by the 13th Rencontres des Arts (Arts Meeting) to be held from September 10 to 13, 2015 on the same site. It will bring together galleries, artists and craftsmen.
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