Of the 2,600 lots featured in the Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction being offered by James D. Julia Aug. 19-22, more than 1,300 are Chinese porcelain — including a 400-year-old porcelain bowl which features marks from the Li period, which ran from 1573 through 1619, on the base.
The frequency with which Asian art and antiques command six figures during online auctions is on the rise, reports LiveAuctioneers.com.
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 ornate Tibetan ceremonial gilt and copper helmet, circa 18th-19th century, tops $13K, finishing four times its high estimate at a May 31 sale at Waterford’s Art & Antiques Auctioneers.
Not only did a 19th century Chinese porcelain screen, consisting of four large panels and depicting a mountain scene with elders, sell for $121,000 to claim top in a recent auction hosted by Elite Decorative Arts, it exemplified the expanding popularity of Chinese porcelain plaques and screens, Elite Decorative Arts staff report.
A variety of exceptional objects from distant shores, plus several outstanding examples of folk art, including a ship's carved figurehead, dominated a Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Winter Auction.
I.M. Chait is participating in this year's Asia Week in the comfort of the company's Beverly Hills gallery, instead of the hub of New York, with an auction featuring several lots of Asian art, porcelain and more, March 23.
Asia Week New York is rapidly approaching, March 14-22, and among the hundreds of dealers set to participate in this popular annual show is BachmannEckenstein | JapaneseArt.
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.
Waterford's Art & Antiques Auctioneers first exclusive online auction, set for Feb. 8, will feature an eclectic mix of Chinese, Japanese, European and American items, including porcelain, prints, snuff bottles and crystal.