The three-day auction will take place on June 24, 25 and 26. The first two days will be devoted to Asian art with some 1193 lots, making this one of the largest Asian art auctions of the year.

On 24 and 25, Chinese, Japanese and Korean works of art will be up for auction, with a specially dedicated section of Chinese porcelain, with highlights from the Ming and Qing Dynasties.

Several important private collections from Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Portugal and the United States make up a large part of the auction at Rob Michiels.

The third day of sales will see nearly 500 lots of ceramics and other works of art go under the gavel. With so much to see, check out our highlights of the epic three-day auction.

June 24 - Chinese porcelain and Asian art
10 AM CET: Lots 1 - 196
2 PM CET: Lots 197 - 550

blog.php-674 A large porcelain Chinese imari dish bearing coat of arms of Brabandt, Kangxi / Yongzheng

On June 24, more than 500 lots will be up for bidding, including: Chinese porcelain, ivory engravings, a collection of thangka, a fine selection of bronze sculptures, export porcelain, a large collection of teapots and Japanese art objects.

Chinese porcelain vase pink famille on a dark yellow background decorated with peaches, 19th/20th century Chinese porcelain vase famille rose on a dark yellow background decorated with peaches, 19th/20th century

A Chinese porcelain teapot with pink famille, decorated with tobacco leaves, Qianlong A Chinese porcelain teapot with famille rose, decorated with tobacco leaves, Qianlong

June 25 - Chinese porcelain and Asian art
10 AM CET: Lots 551 - 761
2 PM CET: Lots 762 - 1193

A large Chinese porcelain triple gourd vase, blue and white, Kangxi A large Chinese porcelain triple gourd vase, blue and white, Kangxi

Carved coral group depicting immortals, China, 19th/20th century Carved coral group depicting immortals, China, 19th/20th century

Chinese silver teapot and display, by Wang Hing, circa 1900 Chinese silver teapot and display, by Wang Hing, circa 1900

The second day of the auction will feature an equally varied selection, including snuff boxes, jade or coral objects, silverware, a fine collection of furniture, fans and textiles, Asian paintings, A large collection of Chinese and Chinese porcelain as well as a fine selection of Chinese teapots.

June 26 - European Ceramics and Works of Art
1 PM CET: 480 Lots

The final day of the auction extravagenza will offer an extensive overview of European ceramics, including Dutch porcelain, Brussels earthenware, Italian majolica and a large private collection of Dutch Bible tiles.

Large "Istoriato" dish, Italian majolica, Urbino, 1540-1560 Large "Istoriato" dish, Italian majolica, Urbino, 1540-1560

48 piece service, Delft manganese earthenware, 18th century 48 piece service, Delft manganese earthenware, 18th century

The section of the auction will include African objects, Islamic Art, paintings, bronze and ivory sculptures as well as one of the most weird and wonderful lots from the auction, an intact elephant-bird egg.

An egg of a bird-elephant, Aepyornis maximus, Madagascar, 17th century or earlier An egg of a elephant-bird, Aepyornis maximus, Madagascar, 17th century or earlier

Check out the full catalog here.

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