Event date 30 November - 14 December
Event location Paris
The highlight of the sale was a rare and impotant gilt-copper figure of Buddha from the early Malla period, 13th-14th century, considered the pinnacle of Nepalese art, which captured the attention of numerous collectors and was sold for 730 800 €.
Further highlights of the sale include:
A rare iron-brown-decorated 'gardenia' dish, Ming Dynasty, and a white and russet jade 'dragon' marriage bowl, Qing Dynasty, multiplied their high estimates by 9, reaching €718,200 and €466,200 respectively.
A remarkable performance can be noted for a Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, China, Qing Dynasty, multiplying its high estimate by 13 and achieving €390,600.
Finally, the Collection of Dr. Kuo Fang-Chou's family from Taipei particularly captivated Asian art enthusiasts, reaching a total of €581,490, more than double its high estimate. In the online sale, a turquoise-ground famille rose porcelain vase adorned with flowers, Qing Dynasty was auctioned for €119,700, nearly 20 times its estimate.
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