Arts décoratifs du XXe - Design
Expositions publiques :
Lundi 27 juin 10h-18h
Mardi 28 juin 10h-18h
Mercredi 29 juin 10h-18h
Jeudi 30 juin 10h-18h
Vendredi 1er juillet 10h-12h
Une exposition virtuelle est disponible sur le site www.cornette-saintcyr.com
Nous sommes à votre disposition pour vous faire parvenir photographies, vidéos et rapports d’état détaillés.
Téléphone pendant les expositions : +33 1 47 27 11 24
Téléphone pendant la vente : +33 1 47 27 11 24
Directeur du département :
Tél. : +33 1 56 79 12 37
Administratrice de vente :
Tél. : +33 1 56 79 12 33 - Fax : +33 1 45 53 45 24
Les rapports de conditions des œuvres que nous présentons peuvent être délivrés avant la vente à toutes les personnes qui en font la demande.
Ceux-ci sont uniquement procurés à titre indicatif et ne peuvent se substituer à l’examen personnel de celles-ci par l’acquéreur.
Bertrand Cornette de Saint Cyr
Tél. : +33 1 56 79 12 50
The Auction House Cornette de Saint
Cyr is a voluntary sales company
governed by the law of 20 July 2011
and deontological rules. The Auction
House acts as agent for the seller who
enters into a sale contract with the
purchaser. The auction sales organised
by the Auction House Cornette
de Saint Cyr are hereby subject to the
following conditions of sale:
Goods put up for sale
Potential purchasers are invited to
examine the goods that might be of
interest to them during the exhibitions
which are organized by the Auction
House Cornette de Saint Cyr before
Condition reports may be requested
from the Auction House by letter,
or electronic mail. They will
be sent free of charge but are to be
used for information only. The reports
will include the artistic and scientific
information known to the Auction
House at the date of the sale and
cannot substitute the physical examination
by the purchaser.
The descriptions in the catalogue are
established by the Auction House and
where applicable by the expert who
assists the former, subject to notices
and corrections given when the lot is
presented and included in the bill of
sale. Sizes, weights and estimates are
given for information purposes only.
The colors of the works included in
the catalogue may vary due to printing
The lack of information on the condition
of the goods in the catalogue will
by no means imply that the lot is in a
perfect state of preservation or free
from restoration, wear, cracks, relining
or other imperfections.
The goods are sold in the state they
are found at the time of sale. The prior
exhibition has enabled potential purchasers
to examine the object.
According to the article L221-28
of the French Consumer Code, the
buyer cannot use a right of withdrawal
after the public auction.
In the event of a withdrawal of an article
prior to the sale by a depositor and
after the publication
of the catalogue
or, in the event of a modification to
the minimum price rendering it impossible
to put the article up for sale
immediately, the seller will be obliged
to pay the purchaser and seller fees
calculated on the basis of the median
in the catalogue
to the Auction House Cornette de
Saint Cyr by way of compensation.
The article which has been withdrawn
will not be returned to the seller until
the aforementioned fees are paid. If
no payment is forthcoming, the article
will be put up for sale once again in
line with the terms of the initial sale
The auction sales are carried out in
the order of the catalogue numbers.
The bidders are invited to make themselves
known to the Auction House
Cornette de Saint Cyr before the sale
to ensure that their personal details
are recorded beforehand.
Bidders are generally present in the
room. However, the bidders can use
our purchase order forms to place a
bid or our telephone bidding form.
The documents are available at the
end of the sale catalogue, on the
website www.cornette.auction.fr., or
on request. The form should be sent
Saint Cyr together with an ID card or
passport, a bank identification slip
[RIB in France] or bank details at least
two days before the sale.
The Auction House Cornette de
Saint Cyr will handle auction sales
by telephone and absentee bids
free of charge. The Auction House
Cornette de Saint Cyr cannot be held
responsible for a problem with the
telephone link along with an error or
omission in the execution of the absentee
It is also possible to bid though our three
partners online auction sites Drouot
Live, Interenchères and Invaluable.
The auction house cannot be held
liable during the auction in the event
of a technical problem on a platform.
ln the event of two identical absentee
bids, preference will be given to the
earliest absentee bid. The successful
bidder will be deemed to be the
individual who has made the highest
bid. In the
event of a double bid which is confirmed
as such by the auctioneer, the lot
will be put up for sale again and any or
all persons present will have the right
to take part in the second sale by auction.
French State has a pre-emption
right for sold cultural goods. French
State could substitute the final bidder
within 15 days after the auction.
Payment must be paid immediately
after the sale in euros by the bidder.
In the event that the successful bidder
has not given their personal information
before the sale, they will be required
to provide proof of identity and
ln addition to the hammer price, purchasers
will be required to pay the
folIowing costs and taxes per lot and
- from 1 to 150 000 €: 25% before
tax (30% inclusive of tax except for
books 26.37% inclusive of tax)
- from 150 001 € to 1 200 000 €: 20%
before tax (24% inclusive of tax
except for books 21.10% inclusive
- above 1 200 001 €: 12% before tax
(14.40% inclusive of tax except for
books 12.66% inclusive of tax)
For lots from countries outside the
European Union, import tax will be
added as follows:
For lots with numbers preceded by
the sign: * additional tax of 5.5% of
the hammer price. For lots with numbers
preceded by the sign: ** additional
tax of 20% of the hammer price.
In addition, the buyers who purchased
their items through a platform
online will pay:
- 1.5 % before tax (1.8% inclusive of
tax) of the hammer price if they used
Drouot Live (Digital) services
- 3% before tax (3.6% inclusive of
- 5 % of the hammer price for Invaluable
services. The successful
bidder may pay using one of the following
in cash within the limits of the legislation
- by bank transfer.
- by cheque, with the presentation of
identity papers being compulsory.
Cheques drawn on a foreign bank
will only be accepted provided prior
consent is obtained from the Auction
House Cornette de Saint Cyr. Purchasers
are advised to provide a letter of
credit from their bank for an amount
which is close to their intended purchase
- by bank card except American Express.
The resale right if is due, is at the
seller’s charge according to the
articles R122-6 and L122-8 of the
French intellectual property Code.
Failure to pay
ln the event of failure to pay the hammer
price and fees, formal notice will
be sent to the purchaser by registered
letter with acknowledgement of
receipt. In the event of failure to pay at
the end of the deadline of one month
after the sending of the formal notice,
the purchaser will be required to pay
delay penalties of 1% per month of
the hammer price as well as the collection
costs. In case of an intervention
of our attorney at law to collect
the outstanding amount, the costs
will be in charge of the purchaser with
a minimum of 500 euros. Each month
started counting as a full month.
This clause being applied will not
hinder the awarding of damages and
costs for the legal proceedings which
will be required, and does not exclude
the article being put up for sale again
in a new auction which is governed by
article L 321 -14 of the Commercial
Within the framework of this new auction,
the Auction House hereby has
the right to claim the payment of the
difference between the initial hammer
price and the subsequent hammer
price obtained from this reiteration of
auction, if this last is lower, together
with the costs incurred due to the
second Auction sale from the defaulting
Cyr hereby reserves the right to offset
against the amounts owed to the
defaulting successful bidder. Furthermore,
the Auction House Cornette de
Saint Cyr hereby reserves the right
to exclude any or all successful bidder
who has not complied with these
conditions of sale from its future auction
Cyr is member of the Central Registry
for auctioneers for the prevention
of outstanding invoices of the auctioneers
where a default in payment
can be inscribed.
The debtor can access, modify or
make an opposition for a legitimate
reason before the SYMEV at the
following address: 15 rue Freycinet
All auction sales invoices remaining
unpaid or subject to delays in payment
may be added to the Auction
Access restriction file ‘TEMIS File’
maintained by Commissaires-Priseurs
Multimédia (CPM). Bidders
listed on the TEMIS File may face
restrictions on their bidding activity
at auctions and also be temporary
suspended of access to the www.interencheres.
com live service.
Bidders listed on the TEMIS File can
contest it or exercise their rights of
access, rectification and objection
under applicable data protection legislation
by submitting in writing by
post to CPM, 37 rue de Châteaudun
75009 Paris or by email to contact@
temis.auction. The bidder may also
submit a complaint to the CNIL,
3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 -
75334 Paris Cedex 07.
Important notifications relating to
the auction process will be sent to
the mail and postal address that the
bidder provided the auctioneer at
the time of the auction. The bidder
must notify the auction house of any
changes to their contact details.
Collection of purchases
No lot will be handed over to the purchasers
before all of the amounts
owed are settled.
ln the event of payment with a
non-certified cheque or by bank
transfer, delivery of the articles
may be differed until receipt of the
amounts owed. As soon as the auction
sale is concluded, the articles will
be placed under the purchaser’s full
With regard to the collection of lots
which have not been taken on the
date of the sale, you are advised to
contact the Auction House Cornette
de Saint Cyr prior to collection on +33
(0)1 47 27 11 24.
An appointment can be made to collect
small paintings and objects of
art at 6 avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris,
from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m.
to 1:00 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to
6:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. on Fridays). Fifteen
days of free storage is offered.
Thereafter, the storage will be invoiced
at 36 euros inclusive of tax per
month and per lot (or 9 euros inclusive
of tax per week and per lot). If the
article is collected after the beginning
of the week payment for a full week
will be requested.
Furniture and in general terms any
are stored at our
partner’s warehouse. Storage costs
are to be paid by the purchaser
and will be invoiced directly by our
partners to the purchaser with the
tariffs in force as following: free of
charge the first two weeks of storage;
from the 15th day, a fee of €24 inclusive
of tax per two-week period (the
first two weeks after the auction will
also be invoiced from the 15th day, as
well as the following two weeks). In
addition to these storage fees, a handling
charge of €54 inclusive of tax is
to be included (not invoiced the first
two weeks). Hence, from the 15th day
after the auction, the total storage
and handling fees for the month will
be of €102 per item.
The Auction House will not be responsible
for the storage of articles.
Transport of the lots is to be carried
out at the successful bidder’s expense
and under their full responsibility.
Items subject to specific legislation
Sales of arms: Except as permitted
by law, only licence holders are able
The sale of some items is governed by
the Washington Convention of the 3rd
March 1973 relative to the protection
of specimens and species threatened
by extinction (CITES). The buyers
have to check the legislation applicable
in their country before bidding.
The VAT will be refunded to the
buyers who are non-European Union
residents upon presentation to our
accountant of the export declaration
(SAD) of the good(s) purchased duly
endorsed by the competent customs
authority, within 3 months after the
sale. The export declaration must
mention the auction house Cornette
de Saint Cyr as the consignor and
the buyer as the consignee of the
The export of the works of art considered
as ‘cultural goods’ must be authorized
by the Ministry for the Arts
(see article L 111-2 of the Patrimony
The export to a country within the
European Union requires a certificate
of export issued by the Ministry of the
Arts with a delay up to 4 months.
This certificate could be asked by the
Auction House on behalf of the buyer
after the sale.
The export to a country outside the
of export as well as an export licence
and a customs declaration.
In this case, the buyer has to pass
through a transit company in order to
ask for these export authorizations.
The Ministry of the Arts issues or refuses
the certificate of export within
a maximum delay of 4 months and
the licence export need two further
weeks to be obtained.
The documents required must be presented
to the customs officers.
The law punishes to penalties the
person who exports or tries to export
a cultural good without the authorizations
required (see article L 114-1 of
the Patrimony Code).
The works of art are considered as
cultural goods according to their age
(generally from 50 years) and their value
(price with taxes included) which
varies by categories (€150,000 or
more for paintings, €15,000 or more
for prints…). These thresholds are set
by the decree n° 93-124 of the 29th
January 1993 and by the European
Regulation of the 18th December
2008 (n° 116/2009).
The buyer cannot make the export
certificate as a condition of his payment.
The Auction House is not responsible
for the delay or the refusal of the export
certificate from the Ministry for
Governing law and jurisdiction
These conditions of sale are governed
by French law. Any or all disputes
relating to the wording, validity
and performance that is not settled
amicably with the auction house or
through the Sale Council will be settled
by the court or competent jurisdiction
According to the law, all liability actions
against the auction house or the
expert of the sale are limited to five
years from the auction.
Compliance with the General Data
Protection Regulation (GDPR)
For its activities, our auction house
collects personal data regarding
sellers and buyers. Consequently,
sellers and buyers have right to access,
rectification and opposition on
their personal data contacting directly
the auction house. Our society
guarantees the confidentiality of the
data received. The auction house
could use the data in order to satisfy
its legal obligations or, with the client
agreement, for its activity (sale advertising).
The data could be forwarded
to the competent authorities when it
is required by the law and regulation.
Hammer prices can be found on the
internet site www.cornette-saintcyr.
com or upon request at the following
telephone number +33 (0) 1 47 27
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