Robert Hoe

Description

Items relating to the Hoe auction catalogue, 1911.

Robert Hoe, business man and art collector, amassed a very fine collection of Chinese porcelain. He also collected paintings, watches, silver, books and manuscripts, among other things. The sale of his collection in 1911, after his death in 1909, brought in around $41,575 for approximately 240 porcelains. The whole sale took in around $129,195.00.

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Robert Hoe

Items in the Robert Hoe Collection

Illustrated catalogue de luxe of the very valuable art property collected by the late Robert Hoe of New York.
Illustration of a large black Hawthorn vase, item no. 673, from the limited edition, illustrated Hoe catalogue.

Illustrated catalogue de luxe of the very valuable art property collected by the late Robert Hoe of New York.
Illustration of a pair of Ming-period lions, item no. 451, from the limited edition, illustrated Hoe catalogue.

Illustrated catalogue de luxe of the very valuable art property collected by the late Robert Hoe of New York.
Description of items relating to pairs of early Ming-period lions from the limited edition, illustrated catalogue.