Bonhams is to sell the contents of the historic French house, Château Villers-Helon, in a special sale on 30 June in London. The sale will also feature a carefully curated selection of pieces from the residence of a French aristocratic family. Among the fascinating mix of paintings, furniture and objets d’art are: • Trouville, le port by the 19th century painter Eugéne Boudin estimated at £40,000-60,000 • A large and impressive 17th century bronze Buddha from Thailand with an estimate of £10,000-15,000. • An Italian mid 19th century carved giltwood and gesso console table £5,000-7,000 • An early 18th century large Rouen faience plate £12,000-18,000 • La Seine à Paris by the 20th century artist, Armand Guillaumin which is estimated at £30,000-60,000. The Château Villers-Helon was built in 1135 by a Crusader Knight, Monseigneur Helon. Since then it has served as a Templar

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