A 48-inch tall Chinese temple vase, once owned by noted American philanthropist Morris Ketchum Jesup, may rise to top lot status at auction April 23.
The top-selling lot of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries May 21-22 auction, a 1st century BC, Greek yellow gold and emerald ring realized more than five times its high estimate.
The two top lots of Quinn & Farmer's April 18 auction, a pair of huanghuali stools and a zitan kang table, finished at $696,200 before the hammer fell.
Bidders will be going for the bronze and marble during Artemis Gallery’s March 19 online antiquities auction that features 300 lots of Roman, Near Eastern and Asian figures, vessels, and artifacts.
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.
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 many highlights of the June 18 Antiques and Decorative Arts Auction at John Moran Auctioneers was a unassuming, but powerful Western genre oil painting, "Striking Oil," which realized $4,200.