Kenzo Takada’s personal collection nearly reached 2.5 million euros at the auction organized by Artcurial, in collaboration with Christie’s. The protagonists of the sale are the furniture, paintings, objects, works of art and fashion pieces of the Paris apartment where the designer who passed away in October lived for 15 years. A collection in subtle balance between the influences of the East and the West, which has attracted the attention of collectors and fans, fascinated by his creative spirit and a life dedicated to fashion, art and culture. The 400-plus lots beaten include works of Asian, Pre-Columbian and tribal art, as well as photographs, crystal chandeliers, Art Deco furniture, tableware and designer-designed furnishings. Highlights include a large wooden Hinoki horse from the Han period, a 3rd century Buddha torso and a Pleyel grand piano by Ruhlmann, as well as a series of thirteen photographs by William Eggleston, a selection of Japanese stoneware, Murano glass and a Harcourt crystal service from Baccarat, marked with the designer’s emblem. Finally, some paintings by Kenzo from the ‘Masques Nô’ series “Bravo to the artist!