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OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Galleries will present two sales on subsequent days. Its Fine Collectors Auction will occur on Friday, May 12, and its Fine Asian Works of Art and Collectibles sale is set for Saturday May 13. Both sessions will begin at 9:30 am Pacific time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
MOORE HAVEN, Fla. – On Sunday, May 14, starting at 8:30 am Eastern time, Ancient Traces International will hold its debut sale in the United States. The US arm of the UK-based house has been dubbed Ancient Traces International – America, and its first auction consists of more than 300 lots of Asian antiques. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BALTIMORE — This spring, the Walters Art Museum debuts Across Asia: Arts of Asia and the Islamic World. The exhibition, which opened April 23 and is ongoing, features more than 600 works of art spanning 5,000 years and marks the first time in the museum’s history that its core Asian and Islamic art collections are on view together. Across Asia highlights the connections among art, cultures, religions and ideas across the vast geography of Asia, and includes examples of architecture, calligraphy, ceramics, cloisonne, enamelwork, lacquerware, manuscripts, metalwork, painting, sculpture and textiles.
NEW YORK – On Thursday, April 27, Capsule Auctions presents Spring Asian Art, a sale featuring an assortment of ceramics, sculptural objects, paintings and prints sourced from prominent estates and collections. It also offers a selection of jade, cloisonne and bronze objects. Representing a wide range of artistic practices from Japan, China and Korea, the auction includes centuries-old and modern pieces alike. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Doyle’s Asian Works of Art auction on March 22 saw bidders from around the globe competing for porcelains, bronzes, jades, snuff bottles, pottery, scholar’s objects, furniture and paintings from prominent collections and estates. Scheduled during Asia Week New York, this highly-anticipated sale presented the arts of China, Japan and elsewhere in Asia dating from the Neolithic period through the 20th century.
CHICAGO – A significant group of works on paper by celebrated Chinese artists Liu Dan, Wu Changshuo and Zhao Shao’ang will highlight Hindman’s Asian Art sales on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29. Korean and Japanese ceramics and craft will also be a focal point of the series. With more than 450 lots across the two days, the auctions will feature impressive collections including property from the collection of Cheng Bao-nan of Taiwan; the estate of Makoto Sakurai; the estate of Pamela K. Hull; and other private collections. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Everard’s February 28 and March 1 Winter Southern Estates Auction features a luxe array of fine and decorative arts, with many exceptional pieces coming from long-held, high-quality collections. The variety is endless, spanning the traditional fine and decorative art realm from both a Western and Asian point of view. In addition, there are dozens of specialty categories, such as 19th-century lay-down scent bottles, folk art canes, Venetian glass, holy water fonts, Russian lacquer boxes, Royal Vienna porcelain, Sumidagawa pottery, portrait miniatures, antique maps and scientific instruments. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
PHILADELPHIA — Freeman’s will hold its next Asian Arts auction on Tuesday, October 18. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Head of Freeman’s Asian Arts department Ben Farina said, “I am delighted that the sale is led by a pair of finely figured Chinese huanghuali yolk-back armchairs, a set expertly handcrafted in 17th/18th-century China.” The pair is offered with an estimate of $80,000-$120,000.