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Tag: François-René de Chateaubriand

  • Auction Industry

    Upcoming Akiba Antiques Sale Explores Sculpture and Form

    Over 500 lots from around the world will be available in Akiba Antiques’ upcoming auction. Held on October 20th, 2020, at 2:00 PM EDT, the sale will include works from Victorian England, the French Empire, the Czech Republic, and beyond. The auction gives special focus to sculptures and decorative art.…

    Upcoming Akiba Antiques Sale Explores Sculpture and Form2
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    Mantel Clocks, Timepieces, and Decorative Art on Offer from Akiba Antiques

    The story of Atala and Chactas was an 1801 literary success that propelled its author, François-René de Chateaubriand, to both fame and political appointments. It told of a Native American man who was freed from his kidnapping by a compassionate Christian woman named Atala, who was the daughter of a…

    Rare 19th Cent French Empire Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock