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León’s online auction features fabulous ‘Amanpili’ items

Contents of high-society party address to be bidded out March 16
/ 12:30 AM March 13, 2017
Cambodian silver

Cambodian silver

León Gallery will hold a special online auction on the contents of “Amanpili” on March 18 (Sunday) through www.leonexchange.com. Preview will start on March 16.

“Kamagong” bed

“Kamagong” bed

“Amanpili” refers to the home of “a very distinguished lady in South Forbes Park,” said León Gallery owner Jaime Ponce de Leon.

Persian carpet

Persian carpet

“She has hosted fabulous parties for the most beautiful people of Manila,” he added.

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The house has become too big, Ponce de Leon explained, “hence the contents of the most coveted party address have to go.”

Lalique water glasses

Lalique water glasses

Important items ranging from china to silverware, paintings, carpets and furniture of very high quality will all be up for auction. —CONTRIBUTED

Catalog access at www.leon-gallery.com

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