Information and Hours
37, rue des Mathurins
F-75008 Paris +33 (0)1 53 30 30 30
Offices hours: Monday-Friday, 09:00am - 12:30pm and 2:00pm - 5:50pm
Showroom hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00am - 6:00pm
Contact Tajan's Asian Art Department
Catalogs 2001 to Present
Asian and Chinese Art Auction Catalogs From Tajan Auctioneers Paris
Each year the venerable auction firm TAJAN conducts three to four specialty auctions focussing on Asian Art. Accompanying every sale TAJAN publishes some terrifically useful full-color, comprehensively prepared catalogs. To share the offerings of this terrific company, we've dug back to 2001 to create this page "Asian Art Auction Catalogs Tajan Paris."
Unlike Asian sales conducted by Sotheby's and Christie's, TAJAN's sales more often include generational accumulations reflective of European taste. As a result of their auction sourcing the transcultural aesthetic of the objects offered have a very different feel and at all price points. From exceptional bronzes and porcelains to fine and extremely rare Japanese woodblock prints, TAJAN gets it all. They are also a terrific source for none Asian objects.
Collectors of Japanese and Southeast Asian art will find the offerings at TAJAN of particular interest. In many, if not most of their auctions they present superb selections of fine pieces from these regions of Asia. Carvings, lacquer, and bronzes often dominate aspects of each auction as well as very fine mixed metal pieces including fine vases and tsubas.
While it's fun to see the blockbuster pieces go under the hammer, for the average collector wanting to add to his or her collection TAJAN is where you can BUY. Not everyone can afford a 35 million dollar Chicken Cup, so the next time you're in Paris check TAJAN. You can also buy online as well, call them with questions and for condition reports, they will be happy to oblige.
TAJAN could be a very good source for future listings if you sell on eBay, so keep them in mind.