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W have an oil painting by Jean Pierre Metzmacher and ,The

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W have an oil painting by Jean Pierre Metzmacher and ***** ***** ,The former in Benezit P363 and art sale index of 1889 and 1890 The Brooks is in Benezit P331 and once exhibited in British Royal Museum. Also bronze Bust of woman signed G. Michel enscribed La Pensee". Also, signed oil painting of pastural scene with skepardess, cows and dogs Belgian 19th century Also, several other itens.
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: Yes, have pair of antique cloisonee horses, 2 18th century peach blossom fases (K'ang Shi), pair of French Chargers with Arab horseman. Signed by Dusson, Appears to be L.M & Co and other items
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Good day my name is ***** ***** will be a pleasure to assist you with your request.

As to the first artist I am assuming you are referring to Emile Pierre METZMACHER (1815-1890). To make a service offer I need to know what service you are seeking. Do you wish to insure the art or seeking the current value to sell them?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am seeking the current value to sell them.. It is Emile and is approximately 18.5 X 22". The ***** ***** is approximately 151/2 X 12".
Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Thank you,

I will be giving you an analysis of the artist's current estimated market value based on recent sales and the locations where they sold and the auction houses that conducted the sale.

Starting with Emile Pierre METZMACHER (1815-1890). In 2015 at least 4 paintings came to auction two smaller works

8 1/2 x 6 neither sold. The other 2 were similar in size to yours

1. Die Musikstunde (1874)

Painting , Oil/wood , 21 1/4 in x 15 3/4 in

Estimate: $6,830 - $9,107

Hammer price: $17,076

Van Ham Kunstauktionen , Cologne

Germany, 15 May 2015

2. Après les maitres (1873)

Painting , Oil/canvas , 21 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in

Estimate: $11,819 - $17,728

Hammer price: $19,206

Christie's has a New York office. Here is a contact:

Deborah Coy email: [email protected]' phone: 1(###) ###-####/p>

Next: ***** ***** (1818-1891)

His work will be harder to sell since 2013 Christie's offered 4 of his paintings all of them larger than yours and only one sold. The one that did sell

The Sister's Grave (1857) a painting of a young woman mourning at her sister's grave.

Painting , Oil/canvas , 36 in x 28 in

Estimate: $13,132 - $19,698

Hammer price: $16,415

Christie's , London

United Kingdom, 12 Dec 2013

In the same time span Bonham's London offered 2 paintings

1. At the opera

Painting , Oil/canvas , 20 7/8 in x 16 7/8 in

Estimate: $1,566 - $2,350

Hammer price: $1,410

Bonhams , London

United Kingdom, 10 Sep 2013

2. Story time (1860)

Painting , Oil/canvas , 36 1/4 in x 28 1/3 in

Estimate: $3,022 - $4,533

Hammer price: Lot not sold

Bonhams , London

United Kingdom, 19 Mar 2013

Here is how to approach Bonham's


General enquiries

Tel: +1(###) ###-####/p>

Fax: +1(###) ###-####/p>


Most of the larger auctions have a cut off of $5,000.00.

Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Do you want me to look at the other art?