(Oct 7th 2015 6:15pm)
While Indonesia celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Independence this year, Sidharta Auctioneer also celebrates its 10th anniversary. It has been 10 years since we held our first auction in December 2005. Holding over 70 auctions through the course of our first decade, we managed to gain the increasing trust and confidence of our clients, both vendors and buyers, and become a distinct auction house.
We have become known as an auction house that offers unique works of Indonesian art, while maintaining prudence to ensure authenticity of the pieces we offer. In our Fine Art auctions we tend...
(Aug 11th 2015 8:05pm)
Dear Art Lovers,
Welcome to the second ArtFordable Auction this year that takes place in the dry season or Musim Kemarau. The weather forecast has indicated that we are going to have a long dry season until December due to El Nino. Expecting over 30s degrees Celsius hot; humid and blinding bright. Yellow is the color that strikes my mind. It is associated with the sun, sun kissed, sunburnt, sunset bliss, harvest, rice fields, summer, ice lemon squash, a bowl of shaved ice, outdoor, festival and joyfulness.
The above impressions are reflected throughout our...
(May 13th 2015 10:05am)
We live in cycles, and life cycles have become the cause for having our Collectibles more and more frequently. We start our Collectibles auctions this year with a double auction happening back to back one week after another.
We commence with the sale of the Property of a Gentleman on Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at the gentleman’s spacious penthouse apartment in the center of Jakarta. Some pieces out of the eighty-four lots featured in this session have been in the house of the gentleman’s parents since before he was born. However, most of the various luxurious furniture...
(Apr 8th 2015 9:10am)
Dear Art Lover & Enthusiast,
Finally the first edition of ArtFordable Auction in 2015 is here. We are carrying 150 lots of artwork, which are more than the usual. As rainy season is almost over, we are infusing the flavors of spring into the collections and the sparkles of a few senior artists, such the well-known Jaihan, Amrus, Maria Tjui and Anton Huang.
The spring flavors are intensified by the presence of contemporary artwork by Didi Kasi, Jumaldi Alfi, Yayat Surya, Heri Kris, Untung Wahono, Yuswantoro Adi and Erica Hestu Wahyuni. Their approach has...
(Jan 15th 2015 10:19pm)
Art pieces that have never before appeared on the auction market are getting scarcer and scarcer. So, as an auction house that intends to feature great artworks for collectors and museums, our job is becoming increasingly more challenging. Fortunately we do enjoy the challenge. Despite the difficulty in being able to get collections for our Fine Art Auction this season, we have been able to convince the inheritors of a number of collections to be featured in our auction this time.
We highlight two collections: the Southeast Asian art collection of the late Hong-Kong based Swiss art...