Holidaymakers will be able to add some style and sophistication to their Paris tours later this year by heading to one of the city’s most prestigious antiques fairs.
Carre Rive Gauche, which is named after the famous district in which it is held, will take over Paris’ seventh arrondissement from June 4th to 7th.
According to the organisers of this highly popular event, the range of antiques on show is so diverse that the fair could only ever be held in Paris.
Some 120 of the city’s finest antiques dealers participate in Carre Rive Gauche, showing off a variety of rare and historically significant items, many of which will be specifically selected by art market professionals.
Visitors to the fair will be able to pick up curios and souvenirs to remember their trip by, browse through far eastern and African art, see furniture dating all the way back to the Renaissance and marvel at intricately crafted silverware.
The Rive Gauche – the southern bank of the river Seine – is known for being one of the most romantic districts in a city famous for its passion, as well as a cultural heritage boasting links with Pablo Picasso, F Scott Fitzgerald, Henri Matisse and others.
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