Monday, September 19, 2016

The Extraordinary Collecting Life of Roger Keverne

SOTHEBY'S
Roger Keverne and Miranda Clarke
A legend in the world of Chinese jades, ceramics and works of art, Roger Keverne is also famed for his spirited energy and delightful stories. Ahead of Sotheby's 5 October sale of his private collection in Hong Kong, Mr Keverne recalls the extraordinary people, deals and objects that mark his 50 years in the trade. The fruits of fifty years of collecting, each of the 93 lots in the sale is endowed with its own unique story, encapsulating the eclectic taste, expertise and indefatigability of this distinguished London-based art dealer. With a broad focus on works of art in particular, Roger Keverne is internationally recognised for his deep knowledge of jade. [link]

A SUPERBLY CARVED SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A SEATED LUOHAN QING DYNASTY, 17TH – 18TH CENTURY Estimate 80,000 — 120,000