Aymeric de Villelume
Expert at the Paris Court of Appeal and at the Conseil des Ventes Volontaires (CVV) and member of the Syndicat Français des Experts Professionnels en Œuvres d'Art (SFEP) and of the Chambre Européenne des Experts d'Art
Ancient textils and fabrics
Aymeric de Villelume took part in around forty public auctions in the last ten years, with many Parisian auction houses.
He has appraised the following collections: Barroux Brothers, Juliette Niclausse, Atelier Brocard, Atelier Boussac (Wesserling), Atelier Scheurer (Thann), Atelier Bianchini, Atelier Férier (Lyon), etc.
- A 52 meters long piece of 17th century yellow damask fabric sold for 16,287€ (24 September 1997)
- Habit à la française of Jacques Necker, Louis XVI period sold for 22,340 €(17 June 1998)
- A late 11th century papal camauro (cap) sold for 54,157 € (15 April 1999)
- A 17th century antependium embroidered by the Ursuline Sisters of Amiens sold for 7,371 € (22 May 2000)
- A 16th century Venitian yellow and red cisele velvet, sold for 8,793 € and a 16th century cisele velvet cope (liturgical vestment) sold for 8,119 € (26 September 2000)
- A French dressing-gown, which has belonged to Madame Oberkampf, who wore it for her presentation to the Queen in 1775, sold for 20,291 € and a brocade lampas fabric, said of the 'Chamber of Catherine II of Russia' attributed to Philippe de Lasalle, made in Lyon around 1771, sold for 19,447 € (16 January 2001)
- A linen damask table cloth coming from the administration of the 'Menus-Plaisirs' of King Louis XVI around 1785 sold for 9,800 €; a 23 meters long piece of green and silver brocatelle sold for 9,300 €; a 73 meters long Louis XIV piece of red brocatelle sold for 21,987 €; a 39 meters long Louis XIV piece of red brocatelle sold for 13,869 €; and a 55 meters long border piece of red and yellow brocatelle sold for 23,679 € (7 June 2011)
- A 49 meters long Louis XIV piece of red brocatelle sold for 14,545 € (13 November 2001)
- A 15th century Persian velvet panel sold for 9,997 €
- A 15th century Turkish velvet cope sold for 14,667 €, a 16th century Turkish velvet panel sold for 50,457 €, and a Louis XIV table rug sold for 6,453 € (9 October 2002)
- A piece of 'Indienne' from Jouy by Oberkampf in 1788 sold for 4,527 € and a naturalist lampas cope from Lyon around 1735-1740 sold for 9,531 € (5 December 2003)
- A 16th century Italian green velvet cope sold for 6,195 €and the very rare late 17th century set of ornaments for the Chapel of Versailles sold for 73,866 € (30 April 2004)
- A piece of lampas known as 'Meuble Gaudin' woven in Lyon in 1788 and delivered for the bedroom of the Empress at Fontainebleau in 1805, sold for 42,553 € (16 October 2005)
- A late 15th century velvet sacerdotal chasuble sold for 7,537 € (1st July 2006)
- A 40 meters long piece of 'bizarre' damask woven in Venice around 1690-1715 sold for 9,965 €(17 November 2006)
- A coat by Babani sold for 3,645 €, a 15th and 16th century sample album sold for 8 020 €, and a series of 16 Louis XV Chinese style painted silk panels sold for 17,000 €(24 October 2007).