Morateur Gallery

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Los Angeles, CA

About Morateur Gallery

Morateur Gallery French furniture for Investors & Collectors. In 1992, renowned art critic Raphael Valensi discovered Philippe Morateur and wrote about him for Revenu Francais (a magazine dedicated to the stock market and investments). In his article, Valensi applauded Morateur for his unique eye in choosing art and antique items that were sound financial investments. Over 20 years later, Christie’s auction house set a record that echoed Valensi’s words. A long-time client of Morateur, and the owner of a museum, sold a rug at a record price for that artist: $237,433.00, ...Read More

Morateur Gallery

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Henry Somm, Original Ink Drawing
Henry Somm, Original Ink Drawing
Henry Somm
Antique Late 19th Century French Drawings
Henry-François Sommier, called Henry Somm (1844-1907). Original India ink drawing by the Artist depicting a scene of elegant people in the street, in Paris. Signed on the bottom...
Rare Bronze Table by Maison Baguès, 1950
Rare Bronze Table by Maison Baguès, 1950
Maison Baguès
Vintage 1950s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Bronze, Glass
Maison Baguès. This very elegant Baguès coffee table is in its original condition, it has a gilt bronze, palm trunk motif frame and an églomisé mirrored top. The feet on each leg ...
Original Art Deco French "Maquette", 1931
Original Art Deco French "Maquette", 1931
Vintage 1930s French Paintings
Chanterelle. Original French Art Deco gouache (watercolor) on paper depicting "Pierrot playing mandolin" and black cats. Project for textile and wallpaper, France, circa 1931. Mea...
Eugene Printz, 1932 Art Deco Mahogany Desk
Eugene Printz, 1932 Art Deco Mahogany Desk
Eugene Printz
Vintage 1930s French Desks and Writing Tables
Eugene Printz (1889-1948) African mahogany (Provenance Grand Bassam), circa 1932 Two drawers with the original brass handles. The desk comes with no lock and no key, because al...
Exceptional Chandelier by Maxime Old, 1946
Maxime Old
Vintage 1940s French Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Bronze
Maxime Old (1910-1991). Exceptional and probably one-of-a-kind bronze eight-light chandelier with eight arms diffusing lights through original lampshades. Two tones of brass an...
Rare Pair of Floor Lamps, Model of Pierre Guari...
Pierre Guariche
Vintage 1970s French Floor Lamps
We recently acquired a large set of floor lamps from a hotel in Paris. They have been restored and rewired for US. This pair of these articulating equilibrial brass floor lamps, mode...
Rare Knotted Rug by Batistin Spade, France, 1950
Baptistin Spade
Vintage 1950s French More Carpets
Beautiful rare handwoven rug designed by Batistin Spade. Features an elegant floral motif pattern in soft pastel colors over a warm beige background. France, circa 1950.
Museum Quality Dan Toura African Mask
Early 20th Century Central African Masks
Aluminum, Fabric, Wood
Extremely rare and old Dan Toura Mask. Cote d'Ivoire, Ivory Coast, circa 1920-1930. In Africa, villages were under authority of a chief and a council of elders, and this kind of mask...
Mario Prassinos, Oil on Canvas, 1963
Mario Prassinos
Vintage 1960s French Paintings
Mario Prassinos (1916-1985). Oil on canvas, signed and titled 9 Jan 63 (January 9th 1963). This subject is well-known in the artist work, Prassinos called it "portrait - Bouque...
Very Elegant Pair of Bronze Sconces by J. Barat
Jean Barat
Vintage 1960s French Wall Lights and Sconces
Bronze, Glass, Bakelite
Jean Barat, spectacular pair of textured gilt bronze sconces and white opaline oval glass. The edge of the sconce is in light orange bakelite to diffuse the light all around th...
Exceptional Table Lamp by Marius-Ernest Sabino,...
Marius-Ernest Sabino
Vintage 1930s French Table Lamps
Brass, Glass
Marius-Ernest Sabino (1878-1961.) Spectacular natural brass table lamp with amazing textured glass globe, France, circa 1930. Wired for US. 60w light bulb enclosed. Condi...
Prince de Galles, Paris, 1940s, Art Deco Floor ...
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Floor Lamps
Stunning pair of Art Deco bronze floor lamps from the prestigious Prince de Galles hotel in Paris, France, circa 1940. We purchased all of the lighting available taken from this his...

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