iGavel sets $1.5M record price with figure of Vajrasattva

iGavel sets $1.5M record price with figure of Vajrasattva

iGavel Auctions set an online auction record Nov. 4 with the sale of a Chinese gilt bronze figure of Vajrasattva, which realized a price of $1,530,000 on iGavelAuctions.com.

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A group of eight Chinese carved ivory Immortals, circa late 19th century and 11 inches tall, sold for $34,800, including buyer's premium. Photo courtesy iGavel.com

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NEW YORK — An international online auction record was set with the sale of a Chinese gilt bronze figure of Vajrasattva, with an incised six-character Xuande mark, which realized a price of $1,530,000 on iGavelAuctions.com. The “e-sale,” which closed Nov. 4, recorded nearly 300,000 page views. In all, 30 lots achieved prices of more than $10,000. All had multiple bids, and some items received more than 40 bids.

Highlights from the Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art Auction include a Chinese gold and silver inlaid bronze animal-form censer from the 17th/18th century, which sold for more than $81,000; a Chinese colored-ink-on-silk scroll of a court official, 19th century, that sold for more than $63,000; and a pair of Chinese Huanghuali, hardwood and Lac Burgaute cabinets, 17th/18th century, that realized more than $63,000.

iGavelAuctions.com is a leader in online art auctions, offering collectors and dealers high-quality fine art, antiques and collectibles guaranteed for accuracy and condition.

More information is available at iGavelAuctions.com or 866-442-8356. iGavel is headquarters is located at 229 East 120th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10035. ?

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The bronze figure of Vajrasattva descended in the family of Jacques Tindel and Monsieur and Madame Alphonse Franck. The fine quality of the carving and excellent condition were significant factors in attaining the record price at auction of $1,530,000, including a $255,000 buyer's premium.
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This bronze figure of Vajrasattva stands 10-3/4 inches high.
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This Chinese gold and silver inlaid bronze animal censer, dating from the late 17 and early 18th century, sold for $81,600 in iGavel.com's Nov. 4 auction.

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