RICHMOND HILL, Ontario – 888 Auctions will conduct its Fine Chinese Carvings and Asian Works of Art sale on Thursday, Oct 10, at 2 p.m. Eastern. The auction will feature fine jadeite bangles and pendants, jade, paintings, porcelain, jewelry, precious stones, metal ware and furniture. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.
888 Auctions’ sales in jadeite continue to be strong in the past months. Premium bangles reached record-breaking sale prices. Examples can be found on Lot 158 in the company’s January auction. A Chinese emerald green jadeite bangle that sold for $65,000 attributed to its fine quality and strong color, and lot 175 from the August Auction, an important emerald green jadeite bangle, was attained $55,000, which surpassed its high estimate of $8,000.
In this auction superb quality jadeite bangles can be found from Lot 124 to Lot 146. Highlighting the afternoon will be Lot 124, a fine translucent emerald green jadeite bangle, finely carved rich emerald green tone and very high translucency, with high estimate of $6,000 and lot 133, an important emerald green jadeite bangle of superb quality and emerald green tone, with high estimate of $8,000. Both lots are expected to exceed its high estimate.
Other quality pieces of jadeite can be found at:
– Lot 117, fine A grade emerald green jadeite pendant;
– Lot 147, Chinese emerald green jadeite dragon pendant;
– Lot 162, finely carved green jadeite Kwanyin carved pendant;
– Lot 168, fine emerald green jadeite pendant carved leaf;
– Lot 276, Chinese apple green jadeite pendant with 18K gold clasp.
Also in the spotlight is an important Chinese painting collection: Lot 32, a long landscape painting signed Wu Li and Huang Zhang, a collaborative painting of two great masters with high estimate of $4,000, and a rare painting on Lot 27, Wu Guan Zung signed painting with certificate, Chinese ink and watercolor painting on paper, signed Wu Guan Zung with red seal, dated 2000, accompanied with certificate issued by Rong Bo Auction, indicated the painting was purchased on July 12, 2011 with RMB $139,600. It has a high estimation of $25,000.
In addition, collectors will be pleased to find Lot 180, an exquisite white jade boulder with identification certificate, finely carved basket with citrus fruits and a pair of Fu mouse, accompanied with identification certificate from Gem Review Inc., commends the high estimate of $15,000. Delicate jade carvings are located on Lot 181, a Chinese fine white jade carved ruyi scepter, which has a high estimate of 7,000, and Lot 183, a large jade boulder of carved dragons on a wood stand, which has a high estimate of $1,200.
Last but not least, are two premium entries: Lot 333, a Chinese Famille Rose reticulated vase Qianlong MK, baluster-form, richly painted with peonies and sprigs between two scrolls of motifs and featuring reticulated carvings revealing blue and white interior and painted panels of carps, the bottom marked with six characters Qianlong reign mark, (high estimate $8,000) and Lot 480, a rare 19th century carved horn libation cup, richly carved with intricate designs of pine trees, pagodas and villages on the shaft, supported on awood stand (high estimate $12,000). Both entries are expected to take top-lot honors.
The auction is composed of 514 lots.
For details call the auctioneers at 905-763-7201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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