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.
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.
An 18-inch tall Russian enameled silver Povchinikov figural sailboat sculpture is among the lots expected to fetch top dollar at Elite Decorative Arts year-end auction set for Dec. 21.
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.