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The collection of the Comte and Comtesse of Viel Castel which is being offered at Sotheby’s in Paris on September 12 is a tasteful exercise in mix and match.

A family collection amassed over generations and drawn from several residences around the world, it includes classic 18th century French furniture and works of art as well as contemporary art and much else in between.

Mélanges is the sale title which Sotheby’s have chosen to bridge the gap between, say, a magnificently sober pair of 18th century cabinets by Leleu (estimate €150,000- 250,000) and the bright colours of a 1970s abstract by Dieter Roth (€2000-3000).

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