Chandigarh heritage item goes for Rs 12.58 lakh Down Under

Chandigarh heritage item goes for Rs 12.58 lakh Down Under

Chandigar heritage item goes for Rs 12.58 lakh

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, March 3

In yet another auction of a city artifact, a cabinet was sold for Rs12.58 lakh at an auction at Chippendale in Australia yesterday.

The cabinet, with three doors and two drawers and open shelving to the reverse, originally belonged to the High Court, said Ajay Jagga, member, Heritage Protection Cell, Chandigarh.

Five heritage items, including a pair of stools, a pair of chairs, easy chairs, a desk with a rectangular top upholstered in green leather and a dining table designed by Pierre Jeanneret, were auctioned for Rs38.60 lakh in Paris on February 27, he said.

In 2020, in Australia, two Mughal-era gold coins were auctioned for Rs43.5 lakh, which were in the possession of the administration of the Nizam of Hyderabad, he said.

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