In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo offers a bit of soapstone history in his assessment of a reader's vase, which he values at $100 to $150.
Leading all lots in Clars Auction Gallery's $1.6 million June 27-28, 2015 auction was a Chinese underglaze blue and white porcelain stick dragon vase. The vase sold for six times the high estimate, finishing at $426,000.
Hundreds of fans of White Ironstone China will converge on Dayton Ohio, April 23-24 for the 21st Annual Convention of The White Ironstone China Association (WICA).
Members of the White Ironstone China Association are prepping to converge on Dayton, Ohio for the group's 21st annual convention, April 23-26.
A Rose Medallion punch bowl featuring President Ulysses S. Grant's monogram, within a laurel leaf, is one of anticipated standouts in Cottone Auctions' Feb. 20-21 Fine Art & Antiques Auction.
Hundreds of fresh to the market artwork and jewelry will be offered Jan. 11 by Philip Weiss Auctions, on behalf of the New York City Public Administrator. Expected highlights of the sale include a pencil signed woodblock titled Aspen Red River by Gustave Baumann, and a 3.62-carat circular brilliant diamond.
Two hanging scrolls by renowned Chinese artist Zhang Daqian will cross the auction block Dec. 15 at Michaan's Auctions, and one will with a presale estimate of $100,000 to $150,000 will likely vie for top lot status.
A 15th century early Ming Dynasty Xuande Mark gilt-bronze Bodhisattva topped all lots, commanding $350,000, during I.M. Chait's Post-Asia Week Auction.
The collections of a late Kennebunkport couple and antiques dealers, including an extensive collection of pottery, are among several fresh-to-market pieces headlining the March 29-30 auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
Several American-owned collections of impressive Chinese art including jade, ceramics, and textiles are headed to auction Dec. 17-18 at Bonhams' in San Francisco.