Japan’s first auction house Est-Ouest will hold its 2014 Autumn auctions on 28 November and 29 November in Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel. The auction house has been operating for over 30 years in Japan held its first auction in Hong Kong in 2008. Est-Ouest auctions off modern and contemporary art, Western decorative arts, Chinese paintings and antiques, jewellery and watches and vintage wine.
The two auctions that are happening in Hong Kong are:
Important Vintage Wines
Friday, 28 November. Opens at 6:30pm, starts at 7pm
The Important Vintage Wine Collection comes from three Japanese collectors including various precious wines like 60 bottle of Château Lafite Rothschild 1982, Châteua Pétrus 1970, 1978, 1982 and 1983, a rare jeroboan of Château Pétrus 1961, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1966, 1978 and 1988, Krug 1982 and many more. There will also be a special event before the auction to taste wines from top châteaux including Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Latour, Château Haut Brion and Château Mouton Rothschild.
Important Picasso Private Collection, Modern and Contemporary Art, Chinese Paintings
Saturday, 29 November 2014. Auction opens at 1pm, starts at 1:30pm
There will be about 40 pieces of ceramics and lithographs from an important private Picasso collection from France on sale along with Auguste Rodin’s representative bronze work, Pierre de Wissant with Cloth, Grand Model from the Burghers of Calais. The sale also features American pop art including 10 silkscreen works by Andy Warhol, fine and rare drawings of Keith Haring’s personal collection and a miniature of Jeff Koons’ Balloon Venus sculpture. A wide variety of Asian post-war and contemporary art will be on sale including works by Kazuo Shiraga of the Gutai Group, Takeo Tamaguchi, Masaaki Yamada and more.
For details on both auction, click hereDetails: Previews: Thursday to Friday, 27 and 28 November, 11am to 7pm; Saturday, 29 November, 11am to 1pm Auctions:
- Important Vintage Wines, 28 November, opens 6:30pm, starts 7:00pm
- Important Picasso Private Collection, Modern and Contemporary Art, Chinese Paintings, 29 November, opens 1:00pm, starts 1:30pm
- Venue: 8/F, Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Tel: 2902 8888
Photo credits: Est-Ouest Auctions