NEW YORK – Doyle‘s auction of Asian Works of Art on September 21 saw determined competition driving exceptional prices throughout the sale. Part of Asia Week New York for Autumn 2022, this highly-anticipated auction presented the arts of China, Japan and throughout Asia spanning the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Showcased were exquisite porcelains, bronzes, jades, snuff bottles, pottery, scholar’s objects, furniture and paintings from prominent collections and estates. With competitive international bidding, the sale totaled $1,916,021, far exceeding its estimate of $846,700-$1,298,800.
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NEW YORK – Doyle will hold an auction of Asian Works of Art on Wednesday, September 21, starting at 10 am Eastern time. This highly-anticipated auction presents the arts of China, Japan and across Asia spanning the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Showcased will be exceptional porcelains, bronzes, jades, snuff bottles, pottery, scholar’s objects, furniture and paintings from prominent collections and estates. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS – A masterwork of Ming dynasty porcelain will serve as the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’s Sept. 20-21 Asian Art Signature® Auction. The peony-patterned Chinese vessel is exquisitely glazed with copper, and was collected by Dr. Cornelius Osgood, the curator of Yale’s Peabody Museum, and his wife, Mrs. Soo Sui-ling Osgood. The dish is estimated at $300,000-$500,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BALTIMORE — The Walters Art Museum will present a landmark installation of its Asian and Islamic collections that will offer new ways to examine and experience Asian art. As of Spring 2023, for the first time at the Walters, visitors can view approximately 500 artworks from across the Asian continent together in a contiguous space, including art from Islamic cultures spanning West to South Asia. This installation is the culmination of years of work by Walters curators to expand the connectivity of the Asian and Islamic art collections and will feature visitor favorites as well as works which have previously never been on view.
NEW YORK – A Japanese Showa period iron teapot, a Tibetan gilt bronze Buddha statue, and a scroll landscape painting by Chinese artist Shi Lu will jockey for top lot status in Jasper52’s Modern Asian Art Collectibles auction, which will be conducted on Wednesday, July 27 at 2 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more
NEW YORK – On Wednesday, June 29, Capsule Auctions will offer the private collection of Joseph Rondina, a single-owner sale with a vast array of treasures from decades of collecting. Rondina was an internationally renowned antiques dealer who built a distinguished private collection of antique furniture, objet d’art, fine art and Asian art. Session I, which is devoted to Asian art, will begin at 10 am Eastern time, and Session II, which showcases antiques and fine art, will start at 2 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding for both sessions will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
STANSTED MOUNTFICHET, UK – A 900-year-old bronze figure of a Buddhist deity smashed all expectations to bring £273,000 (about US$343,800) during an Asian art sale at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers on May 13. The diminutive figure of the four-faced, eight-armed goddess Amoghapasa (a name that means wisdom giver) had been consigned from a private source with modest hopes. The Buddha was found in the bottom of a box of miscellaneous metalware by Sworders Asian art specialist Yexue Li. The seller, who was described as “shell-shocked,” has subsequently invited specialists back to their house to look through further items.
DENVER, Pa. – A fine and decorative arts selection of incomparable quality awaits bidders at Morphy Auctions on June 8, 9 and 10. The gallery is at its shining best, with rare and beautiful objects at every turn, including 75 leaded and stained-glass lamps, 100 pieces of art glass, 100+ paintings, 50 figural bronzes, 50 lots of silver, and 30 pieces of coveted Amphora pottery. Additionally, there are 30 cylinder and disc music boxes, 15 bird boxes, and long-held private collections containing 100 figural napkin rings, 80 antique, hand-blown colored-glass wedding bells; 50 figural and mechanical gadget canes; and the acclaimed Don and Mary Ann Livingston collection of antique sleigh bells. On day three, Morphy’s will unveil a sumptuous array of fine jewelry plus 30 pocket and wristwatches. Those who are not able to attend in person are invited to absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.
PHILADELPHIA — In Freeman’s April 13 Asian Arts auction, competitive bidding across the board sent lots soaring past their pre-sale estimates. Top lot honors were decisively claimed by Lot 28, a pair of Chinese huanghuali armchairs; the handsome pair, exemplars of Chinese craftsmanship from the late Ming to Qing dynasty, achieved $948,000 against an estimate of $80,000-$120,000.