Toronto's A.H. Wilkens is hosting a three-session auction April 17-18, 2012 filled with a wide array of rare and unusual objects including silver silver and Judaica. The silver is followed by a wide array of Asian arts featuring Chinese ivory, jade, porcelain and stone.
A rare and masterfully carved Chinese rhinoceros horn libation cup from the 17th or 18th century sold for $318,600 at a sale of Asian antiques held March 17-18, 2012. The object sparked a spirited bidding war before an Internet bidder in Shanghai finally emerged the winner.
Featuring the art collection of Peking University professor Wen Tsan Yu, Kaminski Auctions is announcing its March 30-31 Asian art and antiques sale will coincide with the last week of Asia Week 2012.
A Chinese gilt-bronze seated Buddha statue soared to $143,000 at a multi-estate Asian auction. Bids came in from China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.
Second only to the stunning photography, “Symbols on Chinese Porcelain” offers valuable context on why this porcelain style matters to the fine-art world, collectors and even philosophers. The book reveals the secrets of the symbols of good luck and the visual imagery of Chinese decorative elements by means of approximately 80 masterpieces of Chinese...
A group of fine Chinese furniture took the spotlight at a $12.8-million auction of fine Asian works of art Dec. 20-21. A rare pair of zitan and hongmu recessed leg altar tables, 18th/19th century, from the Carlisle estate soared to $2,714,500 against fierce bidding.
BEVERLY, Mass – A Dec. 8-10, 2011 Asian arts and antiques auction will offer a rare Chinese rhinoceros horn Buddhist stupa, which is expected to sell for as much as $50,000. It is widely expected to take top lot honors, followed closely by a strand of 19th century Chinese rhinoceros horn prayer beads, comprised...
More than 1,100 lots of mostly fresh-to-the-market items - including a Civil War Whitworth sharpshooter's rifle and a New Orleans-made percussion cap derringer gun - will be sold on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 by Crescent City Auction Gallery.
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.
Cowan's is calling its first antiques auction dedicated solely to Asian Art "a huge success" with sales coming in at $1,116,846.25.