Thursday, 07 August 2014 22:44

Pundole's luxury line auction in Mumbai

Have a thing for the antique and the luxurious? Head for the National Centre of Performing Arts at Nariman Point, Mumbai. Pundole’s, the fine art gallery is hosting an auction on 27thAugust at Jamshed Bhabha Theatre. The auction features an eclectic mix of luxury and lifestyle objects from Louis Vuitton trunks and Japanese Cloisonné vases to Art Deco furniture and a special line of silver from Royal collections like the jhula, temple and lot more.

Beginning the session is a wonderful selection of art deco decanters and matching glasses from a Royal Family. There are also a range of silver decorative objects from various Royal Collections, including silver bowls, serving dishes, trays and English Hallmarked trophies. Rosewater sprinklers, tea sets, and beautifully shaped Indian lotas round off the auction. The furniture section has a range of material including several writing boxes and camphor trunks as well as writing desks of various sizes. A wide range of decorative art from Japan, skillfully crafted with intricate details will also be seen in the auction.

Other highlights of the auction include a highly unusual pair of star-shaped molded glass lights made by the American designer C.J. Weinstein in the early 1930s, and a famous Art Nouveau bronze lamp of the American dancer Lois Fuller done by Francois Raoul L’Arche. Both these pieces are iconic examples of 20th Century design, and have been featured in several publications on Art Deco and Art Nouveau respectively. 

 

 

 

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