Who We Are

Who We Are

Based in Nice, France, Gauchet Asian Art is a distinguished art expertise and advisory company that specializes in Asian art and antiquities. Celebrating its recent partnership with Kubera Art Asiatique, GAA has combined experience with innovation, creating a new powerhouse of dynamic fusion. Kubera Art Asiatique was originally founded in Nice, France in 1987 and has since served as a top Asian art gallery in Europe. GAA and Kubera aligned in partnership in 2014 in order to more thoroughly advise and educate clients throughout the purchasing and collection process. Our clients range from corporate collections, galleries, museums, to private collections and auction houses.

Composed of a professional and highly educated team, Gauchet Asian Art has a vast technical knowledge of ancient and modern Asian art as well as a deep understanding of the evolving Asian art market. We offer a variety of services to seasoned collectors and those individuals seeking estimates, consultations, evaluations, exhibition and curatorial inquires, purchasing and acquisition options. We always help our clients find the best and most advantageous solution for their artworks.

As authenticity and provenance are indeed crucial elements for an object and its collection, we use our academic knowledge in the field of art history, coupled with a solid study of materials, manufacturing techniques, extensive historical research, documentation and potential comparisons with museum quality pieces. Through our visual analysis and constant market investigation, we guarantee the best outcome for your artworks.

Carved pale jade figure of a Bactrian camel
China, late Ming dynasty.

Our reach is not limited, and we can assist our clientele in France and abroad. Our radius includes: greater Europe: Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom as well as China, Japan, Thailand and the United States of America.

The specialty areas we showcase are Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indian, Islamic, Iranian, Thai; a considered focus on Imperial Chinese Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing eras; with attention to porcelains, cloisonné, jades, bronze, hard stone, ivory, ancient paintings, modern paintings, thangkas, coral, textiles, ceramics and lacquers. We also have expertise in modern and contemporary art that covers a range of mediums, countries and genres. These areas include: contemporary and modern Chinese painting and sculpture, modern and contemporary Middle Eastern artworks, Vietnamese modern paintings and lacquers, as well as export paintings. Our emphasis is placed on quality, rarity and aesthetic.

Within France, we operate and provide assistance in the following regions: Lyon, Paris, Lille, Bordeaux, Biarritz, Toulouse, Nantes, Le Havre, Saint-Malo, Strasbourg, Rennes, Dijon, Lorient, Bayonne, Brest, Ile Longue, Cherbour also the Sud-Ouest, Bretagne, Finistère, Normandie, Centre, Rhône Alpes, Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrénées.