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The Lilavati and Bengt Häger Collection

THE LILAVATI AND BENGT HÄGER COLLECTION
The collection consists of works from India, China and Japan and reflects Lilavati and Bengt Häger’s areas of interest. Bengt Häger was one of Europe’s leading impresarios and worked throughout his life to promote dance. Bengt founded Dansmuseet (the Swedish Dance Museum) and the School of Dance and Circus (DOCH) in Stockholm, among other institutions. Lilavati Devi was prominent in Indian dance and came to Sweden with a dance troupe led by Ram Gopa. After many years of correspondence with Bengt, she stayed in Sweden and they married in 1954. The collection contains 100 lots, sold in two parts – one in this online auction and the other in the Important Spring Sale.

 
56 items
A bronze sculpture of Shiva, India, 20th Century.
Hammer price 
2 700 SEK
Estimate 
3 000 SEK
A Japanese miniture cabinet, Meiji period (1868-1912).
Hammer price 
2 400 SEK
Estimate 
4 000 SEK
Three chinese fan leaf paintings, 20th century.
Hammer price 
9 000 SEK
Estimate 
3 000 SEK
Two opium weights, Burma, circa 1900.
Hammer price 
700 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A fan leaf painting by Li Zhongqin, signed.
Hammer price 
6 400 SEK
Estimate 
3 000 SEK
A chinese 20th century cabinet.
Hammer price 
1 200 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 SEK
Two 20th century african wooden masks.
Hammer price 
750 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A Mahogany shelf, ca 1900.
Hammer price 
2 500 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 SEK
Three japanese books, 20th century.
Hammer price 
300 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A wooden sculpture of a deity, India, circa 1900.
Hammer price 
350 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A box with cover, 20th century.
Hammer price 
350 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A stone sculpture, India.
Hammer price 
3 201 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A Mesoamerican Zoomorphic carved stone sculpture.
Hammer price 
2 000 SEK
Estimate 
4 000 SEK
A fan leaf painting by Wu Shidan, signed and dated 1942.
Hammer price 
3 209 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 SEK
A Chinese wooden table, early 20th century.
Hammer price 
68 666 SEK
Estimate 
8 000 SEK
A photo album, Japan, Meiji (1868-1912).
Hammer price 
4 421 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A wooden Japanese sculpture of a deity, 19th Century.
Hammer price 
1 100 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A Japanese cabinet, Meiji period (1868-1912).
Hammer price 
1 500 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 SEK
A Japanese tray, Meiji period (1868-1912).
Hammer price 
1 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A bronze figure of Ganesha, India, 20th Century.
Hammer price 
1 500 SEK
Estimate 
3 000 SEK
A 20th century oriental drawer.
Hammer price 
2 500 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 SEK
An early 20th century mahogany bookshelf.
Hammer price 
500 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 SEK
SERGE GLADKY, "JEAN BORLIN".
Hammer price 
5 400 SEK
Estimate 
6 000 SEK
A silvered sculpture of Ganesha, India, 20th Century.
Hammer price 
3 200 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 SEK
A group of six deities, India, circa 1900.
Hammer price 
1 200 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 SEK
Two 20th century african wooden masks.
Hammer price 
350 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK
A bronze sculpture of Shiva, India, 20th Century.
Hammer price 
3 050 SEK
Estimate 
3 000 SEK
A ritual object, India, late 19th Century.
Hammer price 
800 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 SEK