Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Autumn Sales, 3 October 2017

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By Butterboom Writers  /  September 4, 2017

Sotheby Hong Kong will be holding their Chinese Works of Art Autumn Sale titled The Heart of Tantra – Buddhist Art on 30 October 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.  The sale will include pieces from the Nyingjei Lam Collection

There will be 50 lots of works of art for sale, ranging in date from the 10th to 18th century from Tibet, Nepal, India, China and Mongolia. It will be led by 21 bronze sculptures from the Nyingjei Lam collection to raise funds for charities in India. The Nyingjei Lam Collection has long been known as the predominant reference for the understanding of Himalayan sculptural art as well as one of the greatest collections in Himalayan art in private hands.

Highlight work:

  • Tibetan gilt-bronze group of Yamantaka Vajrabhairava and Vajravetali (estimate: HK$25,000,000 – HK$30,000,000)
  • 14th century Nepalese gilt-bronze figure of Manjushri (estimate: HK$15,000,000 – HK$25,000,000)
  • Gilt-bronze standing figure of Maitreya from the Yuan Dynasty/Hongwu Period (estimate: HK$20,000,000 – HK$30,000,000)

Details:
Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Autumn Sales
Hong Kong Public Exhibition: 28 September to 2 October 2017
Auction: 3 October 2017
Venue: Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

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