Ruda Gallery to present large Asian art auction Oct. 28

Asian art

Chinese embroidered silk dragon robe. Estimate: $15,000-$20,000. Ruda Gallery image

HONG KONG – Ruda Gallery will offer 326 lots of high-quality Asian artOn Oct. 28. Major pieces include Buddha figures, jades, wood carvings, paintings, and cloisonné and copper objects. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Eight embroidered robes are included in the auction catalog including a Qing Dynasty court robe (above) having a dragon motif. This beautiful garment is expected to reach its high estimate of $20,000.

Also tagged with a $15,000-$20,000 estimate is a Qing Dynasty hardwood carving of Guanyin (below).

Asian art

Qing Dynasty hardwood carving of Guanyin, 9.2 inches high. Estimate: $15,000-$20,000. Ruda Gallery image

A large selection of cloisonné is offered, led by an 18th-century Chinese imperial censer, which as a $12,000 high estimate.

Asian art

Chinese imperial cloisonné censer with chasing detail, 18th century, 24 inches high. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000. Ruda Gallery image

The auction will open with a collection of more than 40 glass and porcelain snuff bottles.