Skinner Inc. to sell diverse selection of Asian art Jan. 31

Bronze Buddha, China, 18th/19th century, the four-face, eight-arm figure seated on a single lotus throne, with hand gestures of charity, teaching, and meditation, Qianlong mark on front. Estimate: $800-$1,000. Skinner Inc. image.

Bronze Buddha, China, 18th/19th century, the four-face, eight-arm figure seated on a single lotus throne, with hand gestures of charity, teaching, and meditation, Qianlong mark on front. Estimate: $800-$1,000. Skinner Inc. image.

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner Inc. will host an auction of Asian Works of Art on Thursday, Jan. 31. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding for this 585-lot auction, which will begin at 10 a.m. EST.

With a diverse selection of nearly 1200 Chinese, Korean, and Japanese decorative arts and antiques, the Asian sale offers a wide selection of material that will generate excitement for both collectors and interior designers alike.

Porcelain offerings include a 20th century red and blue Chinese dish depicting dragons (lot 58, estimated between $500 and $700), a pair of small 20th century Chinese covered cups decorated with diverse roundels (lot 28, $500 to $700), a 19th century Chinese red bowl with reverse bamboo design (lot 69, $600 to $800), and a pair of small, 20th century Chinese yellow Famille Rose dishes decorated with bats (lot 31, $500 to $800).

Furniture highlights include a 20th century Chinese tapered cabinet (lot 480, $1,000 to $1,200) and a low Kang table (lot 490, $300 to $500).

A fine group of paintings and calligraphy will be offered, including a pair of Chinese scrolls in the manner of Yu Youren (lot 200, $2,000 to $2,500) and a Chinese hanging scroll in the manner of Zhang Daqian depicting a landscape (lot 205, $800 to $1,000).

Notable objects include a bronze, four-faced, eight-armed figure of Buddha seated on a single lotus throne (lot 299, $800 to $1,000).

For information contact Judith Dowling, director Asian Works of Art, Skinner Inc., email jfdowling@skinnerinc.com or phone 508-970-3255.

To view the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet, visit www.LiveAuctioneers.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


Bronze Buddha, China, 18th/19th century, the four-face, eight-arm figure seated on a single lotus throne, with hand gestures of charity, teaching, and meditation, Qianlong mark on front. Estimate: $800-$1,000. Skinner Inc. image.

 

Bronze Buddha, China, 18th/19th century, the four-face, eight-arm figure seated on a single lotus throne, with hand gestures of charity, teaching, and meditation, Qianlong mark on front. Estimate: $800-$1,000. Skinner Inc. image.

Red and blue dragon dish, China, 20th century, six-character Kangxi mark to base with double ring. Estimate: $500-$700. Skinner Inc. image.

 

Red and blue dragon dish, China, 20th century, six-character Kangxi mark to base with double ring. Estimate: $500-$700. Skinner Inc. image.

Low Kang table, China,19th/20th century, possibly made of huanghuali. Estimate: $300-$500. Skinner Inc. image.

 

Low Kang table, China,19th/20th century, possibly made of huanghuali. Estimate: $300-$500. Skinner Inc. image.

Red bowl, China, 19th century, with reverse design of bamboo on overglaze red to the foot, six-character Guangxu mark on recessed base. Estimate: $600-$800. Skinner Inc. image.

 

Red bowl, China, 19th century, with reverse design of bamboo on overglaze red to the foot, six-character Guangxu mark on recessed base. Estimate: $600-$800. Skinner Inc. image.

Pair of small covered cups, China, 20th century, decorated with diverse roundels on white background, marks on both the well of the cover and recessed base. Estimate: $500-$700. Skinner Inc. image.

 

Pair of small covered cups, China, 20th century, decorated with diverse roundels on white background, marks on both the well of the cover and recessed base. Estimate: $500-$700. Skinner Inc. image.

Pair of small famille rose dishes, China, 20th century, decorated with five bats in five colors, interspersed with peaches and scrolls, on bright yellow background, gilt rim, six-character marks on recessed bottom. Estimate: $500-$800. Skinner Inc. image.

 

Pair of small famille rose dishes, China, 20th century, decorated with five bats in five colors, interspersed with peaches and scrolls, on bright yellow background, gilt rim, six-character marks on recessed bottom. Estimate: $500-$800. Skinner Inc. image.

Tapered cabinet, china, 20th century, shelved interior with a single row of drawers. Estimate: $1,000-$1,200. Skinner Inc. image.

 

Tapered cabinet, china, 20th century, shelved interior with a single row of drawers. Estimate: $1,000-$1,200. Skinner Inc. image.

Pair of calligraphy scrolls, China, ink on paper, in the manner of Yu Youren, with one seal. Estimate: $2,000-$2,500. Skinner Inc. image.

Pair of calligraphy scrolls, China, ink on paper, in the manner of Yu Youren, with one seal. Estimate: $2,000-$2,500. Skinner Inc. image.