Christie's is delighted to offer specialized sales of classical Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art, and is the only major auction house to hold New York auctions twice annually. Our sales of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art feature fine Buddhist, Hindu, Jain and Islamic painting, sculpture, ritual implements and decorative objects, from the second millennium BCE through the nineteenth century.
Our success with single-owner sales of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art is unparalleled in our industry, and include the collections of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (among the top ten most expensive collections sold at Christie’s in any category realizing a combined total of $134,091,188), Edita and Andrew Sporer, James and Marilynn Alsdorf, Doris Duke, The Pratapaditya Pal Family, Niall Hobhouse, William and Mildred Archer, Arthur M. Sackler, The Clive of India Treasure and C. Ruxton and Audrey Love.
Christie’s is a regional and global leader in the field due to the experience and expertise of our specialist team, maintaining more than 70% market share in New York. We are confident that the expertise and passion of our international team of specialists, together with our unparalleled track record, will result in the highest possible financial return. We welcome your inquiry for a gratis, confidential valuation, or to discuss buying and selling with Christie’s.