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Utz, the eponymous main character of Bruce Chatwin�€™s final novel, is a Jewish collector who risks his life in Czechoslovakia during the Soviet rule. Although he has multiple opportunities to leave the country, he cannot bear to separate himself from his glass and porcelain collection. Intriguing in his own right, Utz also provides Chatwin standing for investigations into the nature of art, the psychology of obsession and private collecting. When Utz supposedly dies and his collection mysteriously disappears, these events are left open to interpretation. But: He was alive! And a part of his collection was saled by Dr. Fischers auctions. The story reads like a crime thriller: Two different sellers �€“ native of/from Prague and Bratislave �€“ consigned glasses, in which Dr. Fischer found two hand-written notes with the registration number �€“ identical to each other. Obviously both glasses based on the same collection �€“ the �€œUtz�€� collection. During the collection is untraceable in the novel, in fact it was lost after the death of Utz. After many years different objects appears on the art market �€“ published by his wife Marta. Dr. Fischer succeeded in locating the son of Marta to offer a part of the collection in the auction house. But that�€™s only one short story in the thirty years old company history. Auction house Dr. Fischer was founded in 1976 as an auction house specialized in Rare Transylvanian Ceramics and Faience. Today Dr. Fischer is German�€™s Leading Auctioneer for European Glass and Studio Glass and it has also separate departments devoted to Porcelain, Ceramics, Paintings, Silver, Jewellery, Pewter, Faience and Russian Works of Art. Dr. Fischer holds three large auctions of �€œEuropean Glass and Studio Glass�€� each year, one of them in the famous glass city Zwiesel in the Bavarian Forrest, as well as two auctions �€œArt and Antiques�€� and �€œRussian Art and Icons�€�. In addition, specialized auctions, for example important private collections are also held. We invite everyone �€“ public and private institutions, dealers and collectors �€“ to contact us. Competent experts with profound knowledge of the art market produce richly illustrated catalogues (also online-catalogues) with high-end photographs of museum quality. Our long-standing experience and knowledge of the art market benefits our consignors and customers. So different precious works for example of Hermann Schwinger, Heinrich Schwanhardt, Anron Kohgasser, Samuel Mohn, Dominik Biemann, Emile Gallé, Daum Frères, Réne Lalique, Loetz Wwe. and Otto Prutscher, Dale Chihuly, Harvey Littleton and finally the couple Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova are able to getting purchase in the castle at the idyllic Trappensee. Our thirteen-member crew will be pleased to give valuations and guidance on property brought in for inspection and - if appropriate - to visit customers who wish to sell at auction. Please send in relevant documentation or contact Dr. Fischer to arrange an appointment. Our competence, expertise, and experience of contact with works of art and international markets have led to a multitude of national and international record-breaking prices, specially in the range of glasses. Numerous glasses, paintings, and decorative art objects have been acquired by museums and private collectors throughout the world, and belong to the core of these collections ever since. As our clients' needs and collecting tastes evolve, the flexibility and unwavering focus on expertise and client service of auction house Dr. Fischer will remain our hallmarks into the 21st century.

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Bidder Reviews for Dr. Fischer Fine Art Auctions (75)

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Gainesville, FL

Dec 31, 2022
Helpful and prompt
Excellent transaction all the way from requests for condition reports and additional photos to professional shipment to US. Outstanding documentation too. Most helpful and would highly recommend.
Large pear jug with scale pattern

Land O Lakes, FL

Dec 31, 2022
First rate and professional
I had done business with Dr. Fischer many years ago and this most recent purchase confirms that they are a top rate auction house. They are very prompt, professional and make the purchasing process very easy. Thanks.
Oval plate with advertising motif of jade and gun store A. Bitkov

Baton Rouge, LA

Nov 20, 2022
Excellent item!
Can't wait till the next auction! I'd like to see a bit more precise description as it's critical with glass items.
Octagonal bottle

Gramzow, DE

Nov 20, 2022
A + + + + +
Sehr professionelles Auktionshaus. Schneller und sicherer Versand.
Vase ''Texas

Omar Oern
Kjeller, NO

Aug 13, 2022
Service which can hardly be matched
I have on several occasions won items at auctions held by Dr. Fischer Auction House. I have always been satisfied: all communication and payment has been effortless, there has never been delay in transport, the items in fine condition (glass) after the transport, corresponding to verbal descriptions and pictures.-Last time the transporters unfortunately delivered the package to a wrong address, but trough the troubles taken by the staff of the Auction House I have at last received my glass; as always unscathed. I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Dr. Fischer Auction House to those interested in glass.
Vase  ''Rubin Phänomen Gre 6893''

Dallas, TX

Jul 29, 2022
Trust this auctioneer. First class all the way. Very pleased.
Trust this auctioneer. Excellent communication. Item was well packaged to ship from Germany to Texas. Very pleased-looking forward to doing business again!

Spartanburg, SC

Jul 26, 2022
Great Auction Company
Wonderful Auction Company to deal with. Very helpful, great packing the item and fast shipping. Thank you.
Bust of girl with horned cap and snake

Ramsey, IN

May 30, 2022
Professional Auction House
The antique arrived quickly and in perfect condition. Looking forward to their next auction.
Hl. Konstantin und Helena

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