ASIA WEEK Paris

Tomorrow starts the Asia Week in Paris. At Drouot, Christie’s or Sotheby’s, Asia invites itself in the french capital city for an auctions week. Between traditions and rare pieces, come to discover new treasures of Asia. Enthusiasts and collectors take note !

Schedule of Asian auctions this week :

PORTIER COLLECTION (with Christie’s Paris & Beaussant Lefèvre) :
June 21, 2016, Drouot Richelieu, 3:30pm
The Portier family has chosen to entrust the sale of their personal collection of Japanese art to Beaussant Lefèvre, in association with Christie’s. Consisting of 90 lots, this collection reflects the taste of four generations of experts and collectors, major figures of the Asian art market in France.

ART D’ASIE at Christie’s Paris
June 21, 2016, 10:00am (lots 1-112)
June 22, 2016, 10:30am (lots 115-230)
June 22, 2016, 2:30pm (lots 231-439)

ART D’ASIE at Sotheby’s Paris
June 23, 2016 10:30am

CONVENTION at City Hall 9th arrondissement Paris : the asia art market, by Alice Jossaume-Bulhmann (specialist of Asia Art, Cabinet Portier) :
June 30, 2016, from 7pm to 8pm
Main topic : discover the Parisians the cultural richness of Drouot district, driven by the activity of the auctions houses, about the Asia Art.

Illutration :
ART D’ASIE, Christie’s Paris, art auction June 21, 2016 (lot 63)
Important Vajradhara statue gilded copper
Nepal XVIIth century
43o in. (110 cm.) high
€100,000-150,000
$120,000-170,000
£80,000-120,000
Origin : Belgian private collection since the mid 1970s
Photo credit : Christie’s

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