Tag Archive for: Asian

Artemis Gallery to host Mar. 9 auction of exceptional ancient, ethnographic & fine art

Published Egyptian New Kingdom (latter 18th Dynasty, reign of Thutmose IV to Amenhotep III) polychrome stone panel wall painting from tomb of Neb-Amun (TT90) in Thebes, circa 1401-1353 BCE. Panel size: 12in wide x 11.125in high. Custom stand included. First time at auction. Estimate $15,000-$22,500

BOULDER, Colo. – Some of the world’s finest collections of ancient, cultural and ethnographic art include impeccably curated and well provenanced pieces that were acquired through Artemis Gallery. Internationally known and frequently called upon for expert consultation, Artemis Gallery’s specialists delight in creating diverse auction selections like the one that awaits bidders on Thursday, March 9. The lineup includes many incomparable items that have never before appeared at auction. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Read more

Apollo Art Auctions offers magnificent ancient art & antiquities, Oct. 9 

Egyptian mummy mask cartonnage, Ptolemaic Period, circa 332-30 BC. Made from layers of plaster-covered linen, polychrome painted and gilded. Size: 500mm x 340mm (20in x 13.4in). Provenance: most recently in the collection of an Oxfordshire (England) medical doctor. Accompanied by Art Loss Register Certificate. Estimate £20,000-£40,000 ($22,938-$45,876)

LONDON – With each successive sale, London’s Apollo Art Auctions delights collectors of ancient art and antiquities with a fresh selection of fully authenticated treasures from bygone civilizations. Each rare object – whether valued for its great beauty, historical significance, or both – is offered with the assurance that it has been vetted by top experts working under the direction of Apollo’s founder, Dr. Ivan Bonchev (Ph.D., University of Oxford). On October 9th, the London-based firm will conduct yet another outstanding gallery auction of ancient art and antiquities, with worldwide bidding available online through LiveAuctioneers.

Read more

Tibetan gilt bronze Manjushri figure, est. $2,000-$3,000

Gianguan Auctions offers strong lineup of Asian art, Sept. 24


 Qing dynasty Tibetan copper group, est. $40,000-$50,000

Qing Dynasty Tibetan copper group, estimate $40,000-$50,000

NEW YORK – On Saturday, September 24, starting at 10 am Eastern time, Gianguan Auctions will present its Asia Art Week Sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Read more

Apollo Galleries to auction peerless antiquities, ancient jewellery, weaponry, May 14-15

Pair of life-size Roman marble statues of nude children representing Harpocrates, god of silence and secrecy, each standing on a plinth. Formerly in a West Sussex estate, acquired 1960s/1970s. Accompanied by archaeological expertise by Dr Raffaele D’Amato and geological scholarly report by Dr Ronald Bonewitz. Estimate £40,000-£60,000 ($50,185-$75,280)

LONDON – Dr. Ivan Bonchev of Apollo Galleries and Auctions, Britain’s premier source for authentic, expertly appraised cultural art and antiquities, takes pleasure in announcing highlights of the company’s May 14-15, 2022 sale. The elegant 599-lot auction event is divided into two sessions, each devoted to its own distinct specialties. Classical and Asian antiquities will be presented on Saturday the 14th, while ancient jewellery and weaponry are reserved for Sunday the 15th. Deeply provenanced, all auction items have been vetted by world-renowned consultants, and if applicable, scientifically analyzed and tested.

Read more

Jun bowl, possibly Northern Song dynasty, est. $200,000-$300,000. Image courtesy of Skinner

Song Dynasty ceramics among Asian artworks offered by Skinner, March 23

Jun bowl, possibly Northern Song dynasty, est. $200,000-$300,000. Image courtesy of Skinner

Jun bowl, possibly Northern Song dynasty, est. $200,000-$300,000. Image courtesy of Skinner

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner Auctioneers will host a live Asian Works of Art sale at its Marlborough galleries on Wednesday, March 23 starting at 10 am Eastern time. Coinciding with Asia Week in New York, the auction will offer jade pieces, Song period ceramics, a broad range of famille rose, paintings and Buddhist sculptures. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Read more

Artemis Gallery to auction film legend Anthony Quinn’s cultural art collection, Feb. 27

Lovely Roman Imperial Period (circa 2nd-3rd century CE) marble head of a female subject, 16.4in high. Estimate $16,000-$24,000

BOULDER, Colo. – Artemis Gallery takes great pleasure in announcing a February 27 online auction through LiveAuctioneers consisting exclusively of cultural artworks acquired by screen legend and “Renaissance man” Anthony Quinn (1915-2001). A portion of the auction proceeds will benefit The Anthony Quinn Foundation, which was established by Quinn’s wife, Katherine Quinn, to fund arts scholarships for youth and advocate for arts education.

Read more

Quinn’s Jan. 29 auction features elite consignments from Mid-Atlantic region

Jean Louis Voille (French/Russian, 1744- after 1801), 1792 portrait of Count Paul Alexandrovich Stroganoff (1774-1817). Oil on canvas. Signed and dated. Sight: 23¼ x 18½in. Estimate $10,000-$15,000

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Quinn’s Auction Galleries will host its first Fine & Decorative Arts Auction of 2022 on Saturday, January 29, starting at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, with absentee and Internet live bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.

Read more

Stephenson’s Jan. 1 auction laden with fine jewelry, Faberge, silver, furniture & decorative art 

Ruby, pearl, turquoise, sapphire, opal and emerald Mogul 14K gold choker. Estimate $3,000-$5,000

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – For sixty years, family owned and operated Stephenson’s Auctioneers has earned an impeccable reputation from its sales of fresh-to-market art and antiques from the Philadelphia area’s most elegant estates. Traditionally, their most anticipated event of the year is their New Year’s Auction, which, for 2022, will take place on January 1st and feature high-quality furnishings, art and personal property from residences in the Mid-Atlantic region. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Read more

Sterling Associates to auction estate art, Rolex, LV trunk & luxury goods, Oct. 20

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985), ‘Couple et Poisson,’ lithograph on Arches paper from period edition, 107/150, artist-signed and numbered in pencil. Estimate $10,000-$15,000

NORWOOD, N.J. – New Jersey’s estate specialists, Sterling Associates, will host an October 20 Fine Art and Antiques Auction featuring a carefully vetted selection of goods from estates and elegant residences in the Garden State, as well as Manhattan, New Orleans, and Jupiter, Florida. The boutique auction comprising 205 lots includes an outstanding array of European, American and Asian art; fine jewelry and coins, furniture, clocks and luxury goods.

Read more

Pax Romana presents The Art of Ancient China, a May 2 antiquities auction

Large Chinese Tang Dynasty ceramic Bactrian (Mongolian) camel and rider, circa 618-907 AD. Dimensions: 700mm x 560mm. Conveys with Ralf Kotalla (Germany) TL certificate and full report. Estimate £10,000-£20,000

LONDON – To collectors of ancient art, scholarship and provenance are the two most important points to consider before making a purchase. It is no coincidence that those same criteria are the business cornerstones of Pax Romana, Britain’s premier gallery and boutique auction house specializing in antiquities, cultural art and coins.

Read more