Following China Arts’ successful late summer auction, the gallery will offer a variety of Chinese arts and antiquities, precious stones and rare furnishings at a one-day event, Nov. 13. Auction items include a wide variety of porcelain works, jade and soapstone carvings, precious gemstones, intricate snuff bottles and museum-quality paintings, sculptures and furniture.
“We will continue to put forward an array of strong and unique pieces,” said Lisal Ong of China Arts. “The seasoned collector will no doubt recognize the tremendous value of the starting bids on a number of lots. It’s an excellent opportunity to acquire a meaningful pieces at astonishing price points.”
One such example is Lot 103, a rare 18th century small enamel porcelain zha dou vase with gilded detailing and the Qianlong six-figure seal mark on a glazed turquoise base.
Also noteworthy, is an exquisite womens 18k white gold 3.17-carat round brilliant cut diamond ring of good color and clarity set in a square four-pronged setting (Lot 45).
Another cornerstone of the day’s offerings is Lot 81, an elaborately carved piece of Hetian nephrite jade in the form of blossoming lotus flowers, vine sprays and auspicious symbols of fortune cradled on an intricate zitan wood base, and weighing 11 pounds.
Prominent among the offerings of museum-worthy Asian furnishings is Lot 193, a late 20th century huanghuali horseshoe-back Ming-style folding chair with exquisite carved detailing in the back slat and authentic woven cane seating.
The proprietors of China Arts have married their long-held passion for collectibles with a decade of expert sales and acquisitions for their growing network of international clients. With a promising first year based in Southern California, they have plans for quarterly auctions. Clientele have come to know the burgeoning gallery through online catalogs posted on LiveAuctioneers.com.
The Tuesday, Nov. 13, sale will begin at 1 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. For information regarding any lots call Lisal Ong at 626-632-3431.
View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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