O ffering works in various mediums by emerging and established artists from the Southeast Asian region, Sotheby's Breathless – Southeast Asian Art auction is so named to suggest different meanings. “Breathless” captures the ineffable draw of a special work of art, it embodies the breathtaking beauty of the local landscapes that inspire artists, or it brings to mind the thrill of bidding at auction. Here, we ask specialist Michelle Yaw to choose the works from the sale that leaves her breathless. Click the image above to view the slideshow of Michelle's picks from the sale. Bidding for the auction closes on 7 December.