In the captivating world of art, an extraordinary story unfolded, beginning with the chance discovery of a forgotten painting. This is the saga of the consignor, an unsung hero, who brought a painting to our auction house without suspecting the value behind it.
The Artistic Mystery Unveiled
Our consignee, completely unaware of the nature of the treasure he was carrying, brought us a painting discovered in his uncle’s home. This was the starting point of an artistic intrigue that would soon captivate art lovers the world over.
Enlightened Appraisal: Discovering the Work and its Creator
After extensive research and expert appraisal, we were able to unravel the mystery surrounding the painting. We identified the precise nature of the work and the artist behind this exceptional creation, revealing that it was signed by the renowned Sayed Haider Raza.
The Revealing Auction
Armed with this new knowledge, we could now offer the painting for sale. The auction attracted the attention of an Indian collector, determined to own this unique piece. And so a work signed by Sayed Haider Raza found its new guardian.
Back to the roots
The lucky Indian buyer allowed the work to return to its cultural roots in India, adding a poetic touch to the story. This return to its roots not only brought a special resonance to the painting, but also underlined the power of art to transcend geographical boundaries.
The Transcontinental Journey
The painting embarked on a transcontinental journey at the end of December, sailing across the oceans to reach its new home in India. Yesterday, February 1, marked the culmination of this exceptional journey.
The Discoverer’s Award
After rigorous checks and a reasonable period of time, the consignee, the true discoverer of the treasure, will soon receive a cheque for over $100,000. This reward is testimony to the good fortune that can smile on those who let themselves be guided by curiosity and innocence.
This remarkable story demonstrates that in the art world, luck can manifest itself in unexpected ways. As an auction house, we are delighted to have witnessed and facilitated this artistic adventure, where enlightened knowledge revealed the hidden treasure. May such stories inspire others to explore the world of art, in the hope of discovering a treasure that could change their lives. Stay tuned for more captivating tales from the exciting world of art.