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Opulent antiques from Europe and Asia go under the hammer

Encouraged by sales of Rs 4.57 cr last year, second edition of auction has increased lots thrice

Royal silver mounted sofa
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Royal silver mounted sofa (circa early 20th century)

Ritwik Sharma New Delhi
Vintage Anglo-Indian rosewood furniture from a philanthropist’s estate, Asian and western ceramics, crystals from a centuries-old British manufacturer and exquisite Persian rugs will highlight AstaGuru’s first auction of 2022 that will take place on Thursday and Friday.

The second edition of its online auction titled “Opulent Collectibles” boasts three times the number of objects that were listed last year. The assortment of items date back to the 19th and 20th centuries and the artistry, craftsmanship and design sensibilities reflect diverse cultures from India, France, Austria, United Kingdom, Japan, China, Austria and Germany.

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First Published: Jan 26 2022 | 11:44 PM IST

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