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Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

With a focus on fine sculpture and painting, Bonhams Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art Department presents market-leading sales in this category twice a year: Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art in New York each March, and Images of Devotion in Hong Kong each October.

Spanning 3,000 years of art history, from Afghanistan to Indonesia, the department specialises in the diverse material cultures of Hinduism, Jainism, Islam, and Buddhism.
Our team of highly experienced and passionate specialists achieve outstanding, often world-record, prices, with Bonhams holding record prices in categories covering the full geographical range of Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian art.

The depth of knowledge shared between our expert team across both the US and Asia affords our consignors an advantageous global perspective on the market. With specialists in both New York and Hong Kong, and representatives throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Bonhams sales of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art are conducted before the broadest possible international audience.

Prestigious collections of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian art recently sold by Bonhams include: the Portraits of the Masters Collection, Selections from the Elizabeth and Willard Clark Collection, Masterpieces from the Collection of Ulrich von Schroeder, Treasures from the Nyingjei Lam Collection, and The Maitri Collection of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art.

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Edward Wilkinson

Global Head, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

Edward Wilkinson is Global Head of Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art. Based in London, he oversees the category's auctions in New York, Hong Kong and Paris. Joining Bonhams in 2011, Edward has e…

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Mark Rasmussen

Head of Sale, NY & HK - Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

Mark Rasmussen is a Specialist and the Head of Sales for Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian art in Bonhams New York and Hong Kong salerooms. Since joining the company in 2013, he has been responsible…

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Bernadette Rankine

Southeast Asia Director

Bernadette Rankine is the Director for Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, she works closely with the Bonhams team in Hong Kong and internationally to bring the excitement of Southeast Asian art to th…

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Joan Yip

Senior Specialist

Joan Yip is a Senior Specialist and Head of Sale for Southeast Asian Modern & Contemporary Art auctions in Paris. She is also the core liaison for Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art for Chinese…

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Brandon Lo


Brandon Lo is a Specialist for Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art based in Hong Kong. Joining Bonhams from a prominent international gallery in 2022, Brandon brings more than nine years of market…

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