Managers: Mr. Rik DUPAIN and Mr. Marc ROYER
AMBERES, "Antwerp" for Spanish, exists since 1994. In 1994 Mr. Cyriel Dupain, expert in antiquities and the right hand of Mr. Alfons Van Herck, decided to set up a new auction house together with Mr. Olivier Geurts, his auctioneer and Mr. Marc Royer. In 1997 Mr. Rik Dupain took the place of his father, Mr. Cyriel Dupain, as a new manager. On 9th of May 1994, the first illustrated catalogue appeared.
AMBERES organises monthly art and antique auctions with an illustrated catalogue.
Amberes sells paintings, engravings, silver, Chinese and European porcelain and ivory, art made of glass and wood, crystal, metal, carpets, chandeliers, jewels, sculptures, ancient and style furniture and others in different eras (16th - 20th century).
AMBERES makes official estimates for heritages, partitioning and insurances.
AMBERES also organises weekly not catalogued civil auctions.
More than 50.000 pieces of art are sold by the auction house each year.
2006 - Auction of the Castle of Kersbeek in Kersbeek-Miskom
2005 - Aucton of Château St. Paul in Lummen
2002 - Auction of the wine cellar, objects of art and movable properties wich came from the bankruptcy of Hotel-Restaurant Scholteshof (Relais & Châteaux) in Stevoort