Marie-Christine David

Marie-Christine David


Expert registered at the Conseil des Ventes Volontaires (CVV), member of the Syndicat Français des Experts Professionnels en Œuvres d'Art (SFEP)
Islamic Art

From 1983 to 2000, Marie-Christine David worked as an expert in partnership with Jean Soustiel and the Galerie Soustiel (founded in 1883 in Turkey, later established in Paris (1926-2004)).

A few of Marie-Christine David and Jean-Soustiel's contributions:

- Objets d'Art de l'Islam, 10-24 July 1973,
- Miniatures Orientales de l'Inde, 1973,
- Miniatures Orientales de l'Inde, 1974,
-Objets d'Art de l'Islam, 1974,
- Miniatures Orientales de l'Inde, 19 May - 23 July 1983,
- Sur la Route des Découvertes, Objets d'Art de l'Islam, 1988,
- Miniatures Orientales de l'Inde, 28 February - 9 April 1986,
- Dictionnaire illustré des Antiquités et de la Brocante, « Islam » and « Art de l'Islam » by Marie-Christine David, Jean Bedel Ed., Paris, 1981 and 1983,
- Miniatures Orientales de l'Inde, Marie-Christine David and T. Falk, -5-, Galerie J. Soustiel, Paris, 1993.

A few prestigious sales:

  • Jean Pozzi Collection, former Ambassador of France in Istanbul and Alexandria, 23-24 November, 2 and 5 December 1970 (Auctioneers: Rheims and Laurin)
  • Aynard Collection, Lyon (an exceptional 16th and 17th century ceramics collection), 1990-1991 (auctioneers: Genin, Leseuil, Rambert) and Renaissance ceramics, 12 June 1990 (Auctioneers: Chenu, Scrive)
  • M .G. Windsor Collection, Oriental and Islamic Archaeology, 21 February 1992 (Auctioneers: Audap- Solanet)
  • HIH Princess Soraya's estate, 2001 (Auctioneer: Beaussant-Lefevre).
  • Numerous collections (Roger Peyrefitte, Gayer-Anderson, M. G. Windsor, Dr Chompret, Léon Nafilyan, Berryer Foundation, Louis Gonse, Gaston Wiet, Dr Pierre Charnay, Prince Firouz, Professor Abrami, René Vassal, Jean Soustiel, Count Celier , Count Toulouse-Lautrec, Count Vitold de Golish, Ambroise Baudry, Van Moppes ...)