For the first time Harringtons Lifestyle Auction held an auction at the 5th floor of Century City Mall in Makati City early today, from 2 p.m. to 6p,m,, The highly anticipated “Treasures of the Century” was attended by discerning antique collectors, buyers, bidders and select media and beauty queens!
Harringtons Lifestyle Auction took the auctions to a whole new level by elevating it into an experience by featuring extensive collection of vintage sets of furniture and sophisticated artworks by acclaimed and prolific artists. The extensive collection of excellent, authentic and well-curated collectible pieces include works by national artists Abdul Imao, Napoleon Abueva and Victorio Edades as well as paintings by Benedicto Cabrera, Romulo Olazo and Jorge Pineda. over fifty remarkable and prized vintage items owned by avid collector and national hero Jose Rizal descendant Dina Velasco. A vintage “Escritoire” desk in solid tigerwood and teakwood was auctioned off.
Other auction highlights included captivating art wood mosaic pieces by Bagac Wood Mosaic Artists, a group of people from Bagac, Bataan who used to be farmers. Despite dealing with the difficulties of poverty, the group opted to pursue art not only to make a living but also to make a name for their hometown. Another highlight of the upcoming Harringtons auction is artist Eduardo Castrillo’s intricately designed Crucifix. The 18”x29” delicately sculptured bronze Crucifix depicts the artist’s