A Scholarly Journey – The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection

Bidding Opens:

Bidding Opens:

Bidding Opens:

10 December 2021 • 10:00 HKT • Hong Kong

A Scholarly Journey – The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection

A Scholarly Journey – The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection

A Scholarly Journey – The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection

Bidding Opens:

Bidding Opens:

Bidding Opens:

10 December 2021 • 10:00 HKT • Hong Kong

This online auction (10 – 17 December 2021) is the last in the auction series from the collection of Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter. As pioneers in Asian Art and founders of the Arts of Asia magazine, the couple assembled a comprehensive collection of art from across Asia. This auction presents a multi-facetted range of objects carefully put together since the 1970s, including Chinese stone carvings, Tibetan thogchags, Thai Buddhist bronzes, Dongson drums and Burmese weights, many thoroughly researched and featured in scholarly articles published in Arts of Asia. As erudite researchers and devoted collectors, the collectors also had an extensive library of Asian Art books, a selection of which is featured in the sale.


本場網上拍賣(2021年12月10至17日)乃雪月藏亞洲藝術品專拍系列中最後一場。藏家 Tuyet Nguyet(雪月)及Stephen Markbreiter 伉儷畢生鍾情東方文化藝術,創辦《Arts of Asia》雜誌。二人收藏涉獵廣泛,自1970年代起花多年心血集結亞洲各國藝術精品,這次拍賣欣呈中國玉石雕塑、藏傳老天鐵、泰國鎏金銅佛像、駱越文化青銅鼓及緬甸青銅砝碼等。雪月伉儷熱愛閱讀,建立了龐大的藝術書庫,鑽研甚深,同場拍賣亦包括其收藏亞洲藝術書籍選粹。


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Please note that as of August 1st 2020, Overhead Premium, a fee payable by all auction buyers in our global salesrooms and online sales, will be charged at 1% of the hammer price plus any applicable local taxes. It is an allocation of the overhead costs relating to our facilities, property handling and other administrative expenses. This fee and our Buyer’s Premium rates exclude local taxes and any applicable artist’s resale right.


從2020年8月1日起,蘇富比的全球拍賣及所有網上拍賣將加收營運附加費。本費用將按落槌價的1%及加上任何適用地方稅項收取;本費用將用於營運支出,以及維持在競爭激烈的藝術市場中,提供優質服務及豐富經驗所需的高昂成本。本費用與買家酬金不包括地方稅項及任何適用之藝術家轉售權費用。

Sale number

HK1165