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The Fall season started early this year with a sale of mainly 19th century pieces. Hereby a short survey of some hammer prices. An imposing threepiece garniture (lot 635) found a new owner at 8000 euros,while a majestic bracket clock on stand (lot 614) left the block for 5200 euros. Bronzes by such artists as Carrier-Belleuse (lot 585, 1350 euros), A. Gory (lot 584, 2600 euros) or Charles Lévy (lot 561, 2800 euros) lived up to their reputation and sold easily in the room or on the phone. The same goes for the paintings: when quality hits the block, collectors and dealers are more than willing to pay good prices: ’Les Halmles le matin’ by Victor Gabriel (lot 661) seemed to be the odd one out and failed to sell. But Frederik Marinus Kruseman (lot 534) sold for a well earned 10000 euros, a romantic scenery by the Antwerp artist Frans Van Kuyck (lot 663) doubled its estimate and changed hands at 5200 euros. Other usual suspects such as A.-J. Heymans (lot 753) and Louis Verboeckhoven (lot 736) sold for 5000 and 7500 euros. Almost needles to say that for the Asian part of the sale the bidding and results were as firm as witnessed during the last couple of sales. A pair of imposing vases (lot 925) climbed up to 5800 euros, some nicely decorated and gilted plates sold within the range of 1000 to 2800 euros.