Some of a Sheikh’s Treasures Find a Home in Paris

A prominent Qatari collector, whose jewelry has been shown around the world, now has a 20-year hold on exhibition space on the Place de la Concorde.

PARIS — As settings go, it could hardly be a better match.

On Nov. 18, the newly renovated Hôtel de la Marine on the Place de la Concorde became the long-term home for a highly curated selection of objects from the Al Thani Collection, widely recognized as one of the most important and eclectic private art collections in the world.

The neo-Classical stone building was commissioned by King Louis XV and designed by his principal architect, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, to match the Hôtel de Crillon on the

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