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Brueghel in a Maserati, but without a buyer

An ‘object with a story’, a ‘true classic’, a pièce unique: in ‘Pieces of people’ it passes quite a bit of throbbing verkoperspraat. An early edition of the Lounge Chair by Charles and Ray Eames was of the hand as ‘the holy grail of design’.

In the program it is a masterpiece of the highest possible price to sell to an expert. Who wants in his turn a thing to do, and try to the amount to print. Blufpoker …

In the program it is a masterpiece of the highest possible price to sell to an expert. Who wants in his turn a thing to do, and try to the amount to print. Blufpoker to the negotiating table, but also a lot of show and star quality: the are the ingredients of this variant on Treasures in the attic or Richer than you think.

Evy Gruyaert do not need to do much more than amiable hostess to play, because they are the experts who will steal the show. So Paul, the ‘uncrowned king of antiques”, funny out of the corner in all his down-to-earth. About nine thousand euro, which Eames club chair finally took out, he noticed gortdroog on that there is seats that are easier and significantly less cost.’

Artist and former art director, Emily is once again dedicated to the colleagues fly off to capture. Koen Crucke, that a lithograph of the Belle Epoque, from the attic, took her charm offensive. While Crucke – a moderate negotiator, incidentally – the essence of the game just by had: “here It is, just like in show business,” he said at his entrance.

Two million euros

The climax in the episode of Tuesday night had all the news: two paintings of Jan Brueghel the Younger, beautiful seventeenth-century town-views, were offered at a price of two million euros. The work started with the necessary respect treated, not according to the rules of the art. They arrived by Maserati, but just wrapped in bubble wrap and not in a vibration – and shockproof case.

Pieces of people with the stunts and bizarre objects, somewhere between art and kitsch, which is worth a lot of money turn out to be. As in previous episodes, including a dentist’s chair from the 20’s and a Formula 1 racing car is offered for sale. But the category of the old masters is yet another story. Just floated there a high bid in the air, but deals of this order is to expire usually sees and confidentiëler, and not just for the television cameras. Expert Patrick eventually came up with a herenakkoord: together a buyer search. No easy feat, because the Brueghels exchanged in the meantime, not yet owner.

Pieces of people. Four, Tuesday at 21.35 hours

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