Putting on the Ritz: Paris hotel auctions its luxury

Staff Writer

PARIS (AP) — Fancy a little glamour for the old homestead?
From bathtubs to beds, decorative sofas to minibars, Paris’s glitzy Ritz hotel is auctioning off some 10,000 pieces of furniture and decorative objects emblematic of the luxury it offers its wealthy clients.
Founded in 1898, the Ritz reopened two years ago after four years of renovation. The objects going on sale don’t fit anymore in the new setup, said Artcurial, the auction house in charge of the sale taking place from April 17-21...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.