Florence de Boissieu has a special talent for reinterpreting the country spirit for modern times. She has even developed a new concept: renting antique furniture and objects for receptions and weddings. Her youthful (25-45) clientele loves having the chance to encounter objects from the past.
Everything is possible when different eras are juxtaposed. Eric Gaucher and his brother, who are from a family of antique dealers, love to draw attention to the beauty of antique French furniture by creating daring mise en scènes. Nothing sets off a Louis XIV chest of drawers topped by a painting by Gen […]
What do a tin-plated copper basin, some pretty glass jars and a wooden spoon bring to mind? Jam-making, of course. Antique cooking utensils are highly evocative. On the stand of the Trémoulets, they call to mind grandma’s kitchen, where there was always something simmering on the stove or slowly roasting in the oven. Now that […]
One of the great things about the Chatou fair is meeting face to face with true professionals and experts of the trade. Patrick Carrière is known as being one of the world’s rare restorers of billiard tables. He trained as a cabinetmaker and then worked at Chevillotte , a company making billiard tables since 1860. […]
Bertrand Fontaine and Eric Lecoeur promote craft designers like Pierre Guariche, Pierre Paulin and Jacques Hitier in their Art Strasbourg Gallery. On their Chatou stand you may find a pair of armchairs signed Audoux-Minet or a Taraxcum chandelier by Achille Castiglioni, a giant dandelion seedball in blown Murano glass.
Second Edition of the 100th Professional day Thursday 24 September from 8 am Open to the public from Friday, September 25 to Sunday, October 4, 2020 Schedule From 10:00 to 19:00 Price Admission € 7, free for children under 15 RER Access A: Direction Saint-Germain en Laye 4 stations from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile. Station Rueil-Malmaison, […]
Plan of the fair, click the link : PLAN FOIRE DE CHATOU SEPTEMBRE 2020 10 minutes from Paris Access RER A rapid transit rail line, Rueil-Malmaison Station/ Free shuttle-bus from the station, Exit No 1. 1st shuttle from 10:00 am till 12:30 and from 2:00 am till 6:00 am all 30 minutes. Car access A14/A86 […]