Christie’s New York to Auction Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

New York will present Auspicious Treasures for Scholars and Emperors: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection a single-owner sale of exceptional Chinese carvings, scholar’s objects, ruyi scepters, as well as furniture on March 22.

Following the success of For the Enjoyment of Scholars in March 2010, Christie’s will offer an additional 137 lots from this renowned collection. Thoughtfully acquired over the past forty years, the Blumenfield Collection ranks among the most significant collections of Chinese scholar’s objects in the world and is expected to realize in excess of $5 million. This sale will be of interest to both seasoned and novice collectors.

Distinguished collector, scholar and author, Robert H. Blumenfield has dedicated his life to the study and appreciation of Asian Art. Mr. Blumenfield has amassed a personal collection that reflects his discerning and distinctive eye, with each object chosen for its rarity and superb quality. Many of the pieces in the collection are unique and exemplify the educated and elegant taste of the Chinese scholar. Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

Auction: Auspicious Treasures for Scholars and Emperors: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection March 22 at 10 am Viewing: Christie’s Rockefeller Galleries March 16-23

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