Within the Art Market, national as well as international, the certificate of authenticity is the most appropriate document used to establish the guarantee of an artifact, for its value, its condition or its authenticity.
The French law, the most rigorous concerning the reliability of the Fine Art experts, allows everybody to express his rights in the case of a debate.
The expert is reliable for his expertises.
This is the reason why the C.N.E.S. since its foundation in 1967, sticks to a strict selection of its candidates with initial examinations before admission to the definite exams, giving to each member a special training in its institute agreed by the government, and only grants the title of expert after a final control of his competence and knowledge, theoretical as well as practical.
Aware of the necessity to fit with the evolution of the Art Market, the C.N.E.S. spreads its representation through many other countries, by resident experts and correspondant members.
Founding member of the European Confederation of Fine Art Experts, the competence and rigour of the C.N.E.S. has developed the trust and confidence of private investors, collectors or international foundations.
References : Musée du Louvre, Paris – Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris – Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris – Cité de la Musique, Paris – Cité de la Céramique, Sèvres – The Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles – Metropolitan Museum, New-York – Museum of Fine Art, Boston – National Music Museum, Vermillion – Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix – The Glinka Museum, Moscou - The Singapour Museum – The Guy Ullens Collection, Beijing – Sainte Sophie Museum, Kiev – Ankara National Library – Harvard University Library – Princeton University Library – Oxford University – Cambridge University – David Collection, Copenhague – Adman Adel Kassar Foundation, Fransabank, Beyrouth – Middle East North Africa Southern Asia Art, Beyrouth…