SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is presenting a diverse selection of more than 200 lots during its Arts of Asia sale on Saturday, July 8. The online auction features distinctive art and artifacts that date from the early-18th century to the mid-20th century, from multiple consignors and estates. Among the countries represented are China, Korea and Tibet.
Pottery, Bronzes, Decorative Glass To Cross Auction Block
Jade jewelry, plaques and carved pieces: cloisonné (figures, bowls, vases, animals) are among the artifacts. Chinese and Korean paintings; ginger jars, Yixing and other pottery; porcelain pieces; jewelry; gilt-bronze figures and other bronzes; blue and white decorative items; snuff bottles; Asian seals; cinnabar lacquer items; reference books; small furniture (screens, tables, stools et al); and embroidered panels.
Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Saturday, July 8 at 10:30 am PDT. The sale is available via four platforms: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable and eBay, and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ new, free mobile app. The app is available at the App Store or Google Apps (“Turner Auctions”). View the entire catalog at www.turnerauctionsonline.com/upcoming-auctions/.
The July 8 auction highlights include an Asian jade belt hook undercut with a kui dragon facing a larger dragon head ($1,000-$1,500) and a cloisonne faceted pricket dating to the late 19th century ($300-$500).
Polychrome Plaque and Tibetan Prayer Beads Pegged to Draw Attention
A Hu-shaped vase is estimated to earn $3,000 to $5,000. A
polychrome enameled porcelain plaque from the late 19th century is estimated at $1,500 to $2,500, and a set of Tibetan prayer beads carries an estimate of $1,000 to $1,500 into the sale.
A 19th century gilt-bronze figure and a large coromandel screen with four panels from the Qing/Republic period are each estimated at $700 to $900. A pair of Chinese cinnabar snuff bottles hold estimates of $300 to $500. Additional artifacts include a pink-ground porcelain bowl with Qianlong mark is expected to earn $3,000 to $5,000.
For more information, visit www.turnerauctionsonline.com.