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Jointly hosted by Ayala Land Premier and auction house Casa de Memoria, the Casa Boutique features a remarkable array of unique pieces, from valuable silverware and porcelain to art work and intricately made Oriental carpets. The exhibition and sale runs from August 16 through August 23 at Ayala Land Premier’s Park Central Towers show flat.

Founded by Angelique Miranda, Camille Lhuillier, and Tiffany Mathay, Casa de Memoria deals primarily with international pieces, specializing in European antiques and art. “We just celebrated our second anniversary this year so we are quite new in the auction game,” says Lhuillier, Casa de Memoria’s marketing manager. “Angelique, our director, was interested in these unique pieces that aren’t local. She saw a niche, and we have been thriving in it.” 

Below, a preview of what will be on view at the week-long Casa Boutique.

 

Clockwise from top left: Lots #006, #011, #058, and #022

 

Lot #006: Odiot Fishes Salt Cellar (Pair)

Perfect for setting up a table beautifully, the Neoclassical Odiot pieces are dated from the early 29th century and come from France. Bid starts at Php 175,000.

Lot #011: George IV-Style Baccarat Crystal Centerpiece

Sourced from Portugal, the crystal centrepiece features a marble base and carries an Oporto Javali mark (1887-1937) and a maker’s mark of Jose Gil y Poy (1917-1938). Starts at Php 390,000.

Lot #023: Hindu Temple

Crafted in Sola wood, this is a scale model inspired by the Thanjavur Temple, a Hindu mandir in India. Starts at Php 40,000.

Lot #058: Pastel “Famille Rose” Jar with Cover

Decorated with a floral theme and court scenes, this Chinese porcelain jar dates back to the 19th century and features a figure of a foo dog, widely considered a symbol of protection in feng shui. Starts at Php 100,000.

The Casa Boutique will be on view from August 16 through August 23, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Park Central Towers Show Flat, Glorietta 3 Park, Ayala Center, Makati. View the rest of the catalogue here.

 

 

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