ACTS Singapore Gala Dinner 2022

19 Aug 2022, 7pm, The St Regis Singapore
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1.SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL BIRDS ON BRANCH #957128

Bee-eaters Peridot Reintro 2014
Size : 113/8X123/4X57/8 inches
Designer : Heinz Tabertshofer
Donor : Denis and Shirley Lim

The colorful Bee-eaters look at each other lovingly. The 2 birds, in Peridot crystal ,are perched on a silver-tone metal stand. Their heads gleam in Smoked Topaz crystal and their bodies are accented in Jonquil and Indicolite crystal. This finely crafted pair was created from 30 separate parts.

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2. ROSARY IN GOLD

Donor : Hari Dillon and Michelle Sandu

This classic styling rosary was crafted in Goa, India from 23K Gold. It is both an object to for prayer and meditation as well as a precious keepsake for heirloom.

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3. PAINTING - PURE AFFECTION

Artist : Canal Cheong Jagerroos
Size : 90X90X3 cm
Executed : 2013
Provenance : Venice Biennale Art Festival 2013
Donor : Artist and the Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery

Canal Cheong Jagerroos is a Chinese visual artist who was born in 1968. She has exhibited in various museums and art exhibitions in Europe and Asia, including the prestigious Venice Biennale. Canal’s work incorporates techniques involving multiple layers of rice paper, acrylic, ink and traditional Chinese pigments.

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4. RUSSIAN ICON - THE KASANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD IN SILVER BASMA OKLAD, 17th CENTURY

Country of origin : Central Russia
Condition : Pristine original condition of the fine painting
Authencity and age of the icon are guaranteed.
Age : 1873
Size : 31.5 X 26.5cm
Donor : Mr James Nichols

The Mother of God of Kazan is one of the most well known and revered Mother of God icons. Mary is portrayed with her head bowed towards Christ to her left. She has a look of deep solemnity, but at the same time deep tenderness.

The Basma Oklad(handworked silver metal frame) showcases intricate chased and repousse design of C-scrolls and rocailles; upon which are stamped, from left to right in Cyrillic letters the name of the master, the asst-master, the silver content, the city of Jaroslawl, and the date 1873.

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5. INDO-PERSIAN HANDKNOTTED CARPET

Materials : Lambswool pile knotted on cotton foundation.
Design : A classical 16th Century medallion floral using indigo for ground colour.
Weave time : 8 months
Size : 5’ x 7’6”
Donor : Edmund Rajendra,  Eastern Carpets

 

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6. LLADRO PIECE - NATIVITY SET

Sculpter : Salvador Furio
Issue year : 1981
Donor : Choong Kim Leong

This exquisite nativity scene from Lladro comprises of the Infant Jesus, the Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph. It comes complete with a wooden Barn,  an Ox, a Donkey and a Shepherd Boy.