Henry Van Soest, Cabinet with the Coat of Arms of King Philip V of Spain (detail), ca. 1701-13, Antwerp, tortoiseshell, brass, pewter, ivory, mirrored glass, ebony, gilt-wood, at Galerie J. Kugel, Paris
Celebrating its silver jubilee, the European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), Mar. 16-25, 2012, at the Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre, is once again claiming its rightful position at center stage of the global art shopping network. By the numbers, some 70,000 visitors peruse the wares brought by 265 dealers in what is now the fair's 25th edition.