Specializing in artistic ceramics and rattan furniture from the second half of the 19th century, the Galerie Vauclair reveals an era marked by the great World Fairs since 1851 and introduces you to a style steeped in technical innovation and an exuberant society for which pomp and circumstance were paramount. The artists of this period contributed to the formation of a new taste that quickly spread thanks to collectors and amateurs. The gallery's extensive research, which no one had undertaken before, has enabled it to assemble a unique and original collection.
Located at 24 rue de Beaune in Paris, in the heart of the Carré Rive Gauche, the Galerie Vauclair is very close to the Musée d'Orsay and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs whose collections cover the same artistic period.
Members of the Compagnie des Experts Français en Antiquités, experts at the Compagnie Nationale des Experts Spécialisés en objets d'art et de collection (France) and members of the Majolica International Society (USA), Laurence and Denis Vauclair-Rouquette seek to reveal previously unpublished pieces and bring to light the great artists - ceramists, sculptors, decorators, etc. - of the second half of the 19th century. - of the second half of the 19th century.
The gallery participates in numerous international events such as the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris, the Masterpiece show in London, Fine Art Asia and the French May in Hong Kong. Each year, the gallery organizes thematic exhibitions and events, the latest being Majeur! and Santo Sospir Spirit and Rattan, decor of the stars.
She also undertakes numerous prestigious partnerships with decorators from the film, fashion and theater industries: Hermès, Chanel, the Théâtre Antoine de Paris, Woody Allen...