Michaan’s Asian art auction Dec. 14 to feature fine Chinese glass

Transparent green moon flask glass vase with overlay decoration. Estimate:  $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

Transparent green moon flask glass vase with overlay decoration. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

OAKLAND, Calif. – Michaan’s Dec. 14 winter Asian Art Auction includes an exciting variety of high quality property from private collectors and estates across the United States. Highlighting the sale will be examples from the Ina and Sanford Gadient Collection of fine Chinese glass.

LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.

Acquired over the past 40 years, the Gadient pieces exemplify the variety of sophistication and styles produced by Chinese artisans over the centuries. Many pieces from the Gadient’s’ collection have been exhibited internationally and illustrated in books.

The 304-lot sale includes Chinese ceramics, stoneware and porcelains from Neolithic period to the Tang, Song, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Other Chinese highlights are jade and ivory carvings, scholar’s objects, classical furniture, textiles, and paintings by important artists.

A special section of religious art is centered by a large sandstone standing Bodhisattva Guanyin from Sui Dynasty (A.D. 580-618) The sensitively executed details of the graceful sculpture survived 1400 years. Michaan’s is confident that the quality, size, condition and conservative estimate will combine to generate bidding from all over the globe.

The sale will not only include fine Chinese works of art but also Japanese, Korean arts, and a few exquisite fine Indian and Persian miniature paintings.

For any further inquiry please contact Ling Shang at lingshang@michaans.com or Kim Jee at kim@michaans.com.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAucvtioneers.com.

 

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Rare opque orange double gourd glass vase. Estimate:  $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

Rare opque orange double gourd glass vase. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

Unusual opaque pink covered glass censer. Estimate:  $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

Unusual opaque pink covered glass censer. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

Large, finely painted blue and white brush pot, Bitong transitional period. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

Large, finely painted blue and white brush pot, Bitong transitional period. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

Pair of blue and white porcelain dishes, 18th century. Estimate:  $3,000-$5,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

Pair of blue and white porcelain dishes, 18th century. Estimate: $3,000-$5,000. Image courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.