Apollium was created as a result of the meeting of three auctioneers and well-recognized experts in Music field.

Associate Auctioneers

Cécile Dupuis

After training at Drouot for four years, Cécile graduated as an auctioneer in 2001. She became a certified auctioneer in Orleans in 2002, where she organised general sales of paintings, furniture and art objects.
She has been in charge of sales management at Artprecium and Asium since 2011.

Alexandre Millon

Alexandre has led SVV Millon and Associates for 10 years. SVV Millon and Associates organises over 80 auction sales per year in Paris and Brussels.

Lucas Tavel

Having clerked for Jacques Tajan in a premier French Auction House (Tajan Auction House), Lucas Tavel created the Tavel and Simon expert assessment office located in the heart of Paris in 2004. In 2006, he opened an office in Marseille, to cover the South of France.
He created Artprecium in 2008, a leading independent website dedicated to online expert assessment and auctions.

Instrument maker - expert

Gilles Chancereul

Instrument maker - expert, Member of the Association des luthiers et archetiers pour le développement de la facture instrumentale (Aladfi), expert for the Chambre Européenne en Œuvres d’Art, for the Hôtel des Ventes de Drouot since 1994, is based on 33 rue Henri Barbusse.

A shop with an instruments and bows choice for every level. In the basement, a room is dedicated to practice which allows you to play with the best conditions.

Gilles Chancereul and his team carry on restoration, manufacturing, appraisals and advise regarding your instruments, for your purchase and your sale.

He participates to many exhibition including Musicora in Paris, Musikmesse Frankfurt, Stringed Instrument Fair in Tokyo, Music China in Shanghaï and Beijing, etc.