Furnitures of a ""Le Salon Proust" of the Ritz Paris, part of the 10,000 Ritz objects set to be auctioned, are displayed at the Artcurial auction house on April 11, 2018 in Paris. AFP / GERARD JULIEN
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The legendary Paris hotel, home for a while to Ernest Hemingway, Marcel Proust and Coco Chanel, is auctioning off 10,000 pieces of furniture and decor through the auction house Artcurial.The 3,500 lots up for grabs are on display this weekend at Artcurial, which used stools from the Hemingway Bar, a 19th-century bathtub, and sofas and a harp from the Proust Lounge to recreate various rooms.The Ritz decided to sell the pieces when it reopened in June 2016 after four years of extensive renovations.The hotel made global headlines again in January when robbers armed with guns and hatchets ransacked jewelry shops on the ground floor, making off with over four million euros in gems and watches.
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