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NEW YORK — Famille verte porcelain has been highly prized since it was developed in China during the Kangxi period (1661-1722). The best pieces were reserved for the emperor and the royal court, but many fine examples made their way to discriminating buyers in the late 17th to the early 18th century.
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A Chinese blue and white porcelain vase sold for $20,910, a pair of late 19th-century Aesthetic Movement leaded glass windows realized $7,995, and a pair of carved and painted carousel animal figures each brought $7,380 in an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction held June 24 at Neue Auctions. Absentee and Internet live […]
WARSAW, Poland (AP) – An exhibition by a provocative Chinese artist that criticizes the country’s human rights record opened at a Polish state-run museum on June 23 despite pressure from the Chinese Embassy to cancel it. The director of the Center for Contemporary Art in the capital, Warsaw, said the No. 2 diplomat at the Chinese […]