AUCTION 2004 (DECEMBER) (30 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER 2004) : Sales and Enquiries

One of the most comprehensive and definitive sources for contemporary Indian art, SaffronArt is dedicated to the local and international promotion of it. Consequently, SaffronArt's involvement with contemporary Indian art covers a broad range of activities. Hosting a series of international exhibitions, events, and auctions, it also possesses a strong on-line presence. In addition to this, SaffronArt offers advisory services in transactions involving works of art for private treaty and auction sales. Providing detailed statistical information on the contemporary Indian art market, SaffronArt aims to create awareness of the viability of modern Indian art as an investment option for private individuals and corporations in India and internationally. SaffronArt hopes to bring you the best of contemporary Indian art.

This SaffronArt winter online auction 2004 features a collection of 145 works by 64 established and emerging Indian artists and marks the opening of the SaffronArt Gallery in New York. This auction is the eighth in the series by SaffronArt which will take place online, exclusively on* allowing serious collectors as well as first time bidders, world wide, to place their bids over a period of three days as opposed to a few hours in a live auction giving more decision making flexibility.

SaffronArt will preview a selection of paintings at the SaffronArt Gallery in New York and Mumbai to provide bidders with an opportunity to view select lots. Please see the details on the previews below.

For bidders who prefer not to bid actively online, please contact SaffronArt for assistance.

Auction Dates

Tuesday, November 30, 2004 9:00 am IST
(10.30 pm US Eastern Time, November 29, 2004)
Thursday, December 2, 2004 10:00 pm IST
(11:30 pm US Eastern Time, December 2, 2004)

Please note that bidding closes at different times according to lot Groups. These times have been listed in the Bid Closing Schedule.

Auction Previews
New York :
Thursday November 18, 2004 6:00 PM onwards
The Saffronart Gallery
37 West 20th Street,Suite 903
New York, NY 10011
Tel. (212) 627 5006
Thursday November 25, 2004 7:00 PM onwards
The Saffronart Gallery
Industry Manor, 3rd Floor
Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400 025
Tel. (91 22) 2432 2898 / 2436 4113
Lots Available:

145 lots by 64 established and emerging artists of Indian contemporary fine art. All Lots are published in the SaffronArt catalogue and can also be viewed online.

Select lots can be viewed at our Gallery in Mumbai, India, please call us at (91 22) 2432 2898 / 2436 4113 or send an email at [email protected] to set up an appointment. You can also walk in during gallery hours between 11:00 am to 6:30 pm Monday to Sunday.

Select lots can be viewed at our Gallery in New York, USA, please call us at (212) 627 5006 or send an email at [email protected] to set up an appointment. You can also walk in during gallery hours between 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday.

Auction Pre-registration

You must be registered and verified for the SaffronArt auction in order to bid. If you are already a registered user, you will still have to pre-register for the auction and accept the terms and conditions of sale, but you may login and participate using your SaffronArt login id. In order to pre-register fill out the pre-registration form online or call SaffronArt. Once you pre-register, a SaffronArt representative will verify your details prior to giving you bidding access. You will be sent an email confirming your bidding authorization along with your login id and password. Bidders are advised to pre-register at least 12 hours prior to the start of the auction so that bidding access is available at the start of the auction.Please note that no registrations will be accepted 12 hours prior to the closing of the first 20 lots in the auction.

If you are using an absentee/written bid form rather than participating actively online, we will complete the registration formalities for you. SaffronArt will then email your login id and password to you, which you may use to visit the auction online.

Mailing address and Inquiries

Sales and Inquiries
Contact: Anu Nanavati Chaddha
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (212) 627 5006

Sales and Inquiries
Contact: Yamini Telkar, Punya Nagpal
Email: [email protected]
Help Desk Tel:(91-22) 2432-2898 / 2436-4113 extension 204/205
Fax: (91-22) 2432-1187

Shipping and Insurance
Contact: V. Rajesh
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (91 22) 2436-4113 extension 210
Fax: (91 22) 2432-1187

Payments and Accounts
Contact: Pranita Nazar
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (91 22) 2436-4113 extension 206
Fax: (91 22) 2432-1187

India:SaffronArt., Industry Manor, 3rd Floor, Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400 025
US: SaffronArt 37 West 20th Street, Suite 903 New York, NY 10011

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