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Collections of Mark Wilson and famous HK actress Lilly Leung up for bidding

Happening this weekend, Leon Gallery auction includes early 20th century furniture, mink coats

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARK WILSON AND ELSA DIVINAGRACIA, LOT 184, Leonardo Hidalgo, Landscape II, signed and dated 1980 (lower right), watercolor on paper, 11" x 17" (28 cm x 43 cm)

From the collection of Lily Leung: Mink coat

León Gallery holds its 21st Leon Exchange Online Auction from April 20 to 21, highlighted by the prestigious collection of culturati  Mark Wilson and Elsa Divinagracia, as well as the former possessions of the First Lady of Hong Kong television and actress Lily Leung.

From the collection of Mark Wilson and Elsa Divinagracia: 1920s Bulacan chair, narra with bone inlay, 35” x 18” x 18” (91 cm x 46 cm x 46 cm)

From the collection of Mark Wilson and Elsa Divinagracia: Laguna Armchair, narra, 26 1/4” x 23 1/2” x 23” (67 cm x 59 cm x 58 cm)

From the collection of Mark Wilson and Elsa Divinagracia: 19th century “lamesita,” narra, 28 1/2” x 30” x 19”, (72 cm x 76 cm x 48 cm)

From Wilson and Divinagracia comes an extensive collection of early 1900s furniture: a 1920s Bulacan chair, a circa 1920s armchair, and even a 19th-century lamesita, multiple table sets, and two ambassador sala sets (one from the 1950s and another from the 1930s), transporting the viewers to the past with their idyllic and elegant features. 

From the collection of Mark Wilson and Elsa Divinagracia: Nine books
a. Furniture: A Concise History
b. National Artist Award: Gawad Artista ng Bayan
c. Furniture Designed by Architects
d. At Home & Abroad: 20 Contemporary Filipino Artists
e. Tropical Resorts by Tan Hock Beng
f. Japanese Residences and Gardens: A Tradition of Integration
g. Avantgarde Design 1880–1930
h. Welcome to Casa Manila in the old Walled City of Intramuros

From the collection of Mark Wilson and Elsa Divinagracia: Eight books
a. Tarrossa Subido’s Private Edition
b. Philippine Short Stories 1925-1940
c. Philippine Short Stories 1941-1955
d. Ukay-ukay Cuentos & Diskuwentos
e. The Lavas: A Filipino Family
f. The Complete Poems of Angela Manalang Gloria
g. Paz Marquez Benitez: One Woman’s Life, Letters, and Writings
h. The New Doveglion Book of Philippine Poetry

Aside from furniture, the Mark Wilson and Elsa Divinagracia collection also features Landscape II by Leonardo Hidalgo and sets of books both in fiction and nonfiction.

There are paintings from sought-after artists, jewelry collections, luxury watches, religious artifacts and relieves, and elegant silverware, going under the block in this spectacular sale. 

León Gallery invites everyone to its 31st Leon Exchange Online Auction, from April 20 to 21. With bidding starting at 11 am, collectors are sure to find their heart’s desire among the catalog’s pages. To browse the online catalog, visit https://leon-gallery.com/. For further inquiries, email [email protected] or contact 8856 2781. Bidding will be done online at www.leonexchange.com.

From the collection of Lily Leung: Dress, designed by Renée Salud

The collection of the First Lady of Hong Kong television and actress Lily Leung is a must-see for the online auction happening from April 20 to April 21, 11 am.

From the collection of Lily Leung: Saga brown mink fur coat

From the collection of Lily Leung: Mink shawl

The Lily Leung collection, comprised of various items from her esteemed wardrobe, showcases the television giant’s poise and grace. Two pairs of mink coats, a mink shawl, and a dramatic purple and orange dress designed by celebrated designer Renée Salud go under the block this weekend. These eye-catching pieces highlight Lily’s personal philosophy on fashion, which emphasizes neatness and elegance that come from within.

A woman who had left her mark on Hong Kong’s entertainment industry, the collection of Lily Leung is a visual overview of the life of a beloved television and movie actress who remains one of the most iconic in Hong Kong’s history.

Expect fine jewelry and luxury watches, religious artifacts and relieves, finely crafted furniture and elegant silverware, among others, in this magnificent online sale.

León Gallery cordially invites everyone to its 31st Leon Exchange Online Auction, from April 20 to 21. To browse the online catalog, visit https://leon-gallery.com/. For further inquiries, email [email protected] or contact tel. no. 8856-2781. Bidding begins at 11 am and will be online at www.leonexchange.com.


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