What to expect at Casa de Memoria’s Auction Segundo on Nov. 26

Published November 21, 2022, 12:21 AM

by Rey Ilagan

Featuring 235 lots of giftable pieces

With Christmas fast approaching, what better way to find perfect gifts for family and friends this year than an online auction by Casa de Memoria, the Lhuillier-run auction house specializing in antiquities and heirlooms passed from one generation to the next. 

This Nov. 26, 2022, Case de Memoria’s Auction Segundo is set to feature 235 lots of art and antique pieces including the 18th century “Annunciation” after Federico Barocci painting (Lot 158) and Baccarat crystal figures of the Three Magi (Lot 147). The auction also highlights “the finest selection of antique wares from some of the most celebrated European porcelain brands such as Vista Alegre, Haviland & Co., and Samson Ceramics.” Philippine prints, Chinese famille rose and French Limoges porcelains, and other Orientalia are to be showcased as well.

For those interested with glassware and crystals, Casa Segundo offers various Murano and Baccarat glass pieces, as well as bowls, vases, and ceramic lamps and cruets. For art enthusiasts, there are religious artworks and a 16th century letter of King Philip II of Spain to Lazaro Moreno de Leon. 

Other highlight pieces are “Mapa de Las Islas Filipinas” by the Duke of Almodovar (Lot 171), fan-shaped landscape painting by Manuel Moreno Rodriguez (Lot 211), Napoleon III gilded wooden frame (Lot 185), Neoclassical style Trumeau mirror (Lot 220), Nuestra Señora de Soledad de Paloma by the circle of Alfonso del Arco (Lot 235), and a pair of Ernst Wahliss porcelain plates with mythological scenes (Lot 91).

All the pieces are currently on display at Palacio de Memoria, a recipient of NCCA’s 2020 Philippine Heritage Award for adaptive use, built during the Commonwealth Period, as well as online over at Invaluable. Casa de Memoria’s online auction is on Nov. 26, 2022, starting at 5 p.m., on their Invaluable page. To join, register here: bit.ly/CasaDeMemoriaOnline.

For more information, call tel. no. 02-8253-3994 or email [email protected]