An exceedingly rare, ancient Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty solid nephrite jade bear sold for a little more than $8 million at a multi-estate antiques auction. Read More +
Nearly 600 lots of top-quality Chinese carvings and works of art will be sold at auction Nov. 19, 2011 by Elite Decorative Arts. “We’re starting the auction in the evening rather than the early afternoon to accommodate the Chinese audience, which we expect will be substantial,” said Scott Cieckiewicz of Elite Decorative Arts. Read More +
Cordier Auctions & Appraisals is hosting its first sale at a new facility in Harrisburg, Pa, Saturday and Sunday. The 12,000 square foot facility is home to the company’s salesroom, offices and storage facility. Highlights of the 675 plus lot sale include a strong selection of Asian ceramics, a 19th century Flemish carved ivory tankard, two Baccarat chandeliers, and a circa 1919 Cartier diamond wristwatch in addition to a collection of U.S. and English coins, silver, furniture, and fine decorative arts. Read More +
CINCINNATI – Cowan’s has announced its first auction dedicated solely to Asian art. The auction will be held over two days, Aug. 26-27, in Cowan’s salesroom. The auction will feature more than 790 lots including a wide selection of ivory, … Read More +
Asian results astonished the crowd as Clars Auction Gallery hosted its monthly two-day sale of fine antiques, arts and furnishings March 12-13. Anticipated to be a strong sale across the board, it was not anticipated that one of the Asian lots would account for over 10 percent of the sale’s $900,000 gross.
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$1 million. The amount represents the investment Asian art and antiques buyers spent through Artfact.com’s online sales during the month of March. The steadily-growing market segment is reaching worldwide dominance through the firm’s online bidding platform, Artfact Live! The platform enabled a number of auction houses across the United States (from Doyle New York to I.M. Chait to Freeman’s) achieved record sales of Asian antiques, including a Chinese Kangxi porcelain beaker vase which brought $23,000.
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HIGHWOOD, Ill. – Just north of Chicago, the City of Highwood has introduced the addition of the North Shore Flea to its renowned Evening Gourmet Farmers Market. This sustainable vintage market will bring some 20 vendors from around the greater … Read More +
LITCHFIELD, Ct. – More than 1,000 lots of fresh to the market quality property collected from distinguished New York and Connecticut estates and private collections will be sold in an online sale that ends May 4. Litchfield County Auctions‘ (LCA) … Read More +
BEVERLY, Mass. – Kaminski Auctions has announced that Benjamin Y. Wang has joined the staff as their Asian Specialist. Ben has had extensive experience buying, selling and appraising Asian art particularly Chinese art, antiques and jewelry. A graduate of Inner … Read More +
A 79-year-old British retired Cadbury chocolate factory worker has just learned his ‘pretty blue and white vase’ that’s sat for years in his modest home is actually a near-perfect Ming vase, which could bring more than $1 million at auction … Read More +