The top three lots in the June 18 Asian Works of Art auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers together fetched $1 million, with a Chinese bronze ceremonial gong realizing $722,500 alone.
An authenticated bronze Le Desespoir sculpture by renowned artist Rodin may command upwards of $60,000 when it headlines the May 17 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction at Quinn's Auction Galleries.
"Spray," a five-foot tall steel and brass sculpture is among the pieces of the Robert Kidd Gallery of Birmingham, Mich. generating much pre-sale interest ahead of two modern design and fine art auctions, April 23 and May 31, being offered by Heritage Auctions.
In a truly international journey, Artemis Gallery LIVE will host an auction of fine antiquities, Pre-Columbian, Far Eastern, Native-American and ethnographic art March 14, featuring an ancient bronze decorated vessel that may sell for $65,000.
John Moran Auctioneers will host its first auction of the year Feb. 18, with an Antique and Fine Art Sale featuring 220-lots of silver, fine art, Asian artifacts, bronzes, silver, and furniture, including a walnut and parquetry vitrine with gilt bronze cherubs, which may see $20,000.
Among the lots expected to draw top dollar at Kaminski Auctions January Asian auction Jan. 19, is a stunning Qing Dynasty jade censer, and a kesi silk robe.
Among the nearly 1,700 lots that changed hands during Heritage Auction's Estate & Gentleman Collection event this autumn, this bronze and polychromed Buddha from the Ming Dynasty claimed top lot status.
Russian bronzes, Ivory pieces, Chinese items, including this bronze jeweled case, and many pieces of fine art found favor with bidders of the Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches Inc.'s autumn auction.
Dec. 8's Winter Auction at Stallion Hill is set to offer something for various types of art appreciation, including an eclectic mix of artwork, sculptures, and bronzes.
For the discerning collector, the acquisition of bronze figures is a tantalizing goal; they are visually stunning and can be difficult to come by.