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.
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.
Antique large-scale model trains, jukeboxes, and 18th century Chinese pottery, are among the lots of an eclectic auction April 24, at Sterling Associates.
What’s fast shaping up as one of the best, highest-grossing Asian sales ever for Elite Decorative Arts is planned for the weekend of Nov. 10-11, 2012, in Boynton Beach, Fla.
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.
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...