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Miniature portrait of a Chickasaw brave known as Kinheche, painted in 1830, $60,000

Colonial Williamsburg wins miniature portrait of Chickasaw brave at Case auction

Miniature portrait of a Chickasaw brave known as Kinheche, painted in 1830, $60,000

Miniature portrait of a Chickasaw brave known as Kinheche, painted in 1830, $60,000

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Leroy Neiman party scene and an early miniature portrait of a Chickasaw brave were the most celebrated lots at Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals‘ Summer Auction, held July 9-10. A total of 95% of the lots sold, and the sale total tallied 17% above the high estimate.

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A Qing dynasty-style jade emerald bangle made $700,000 plus the buyer’s premium in August 2018. Image courtesy of Harvard Auction Inc. and LiveAuctioneers.

Jade jewelry: green is keen, and white is a delight

A Qing dynasty-style jade emerald bangle made $700,000 plus the buyer’s premium in August 2018. Image courtesy of Harvard Auction Inc. and LiveAuctioneers.

A Qing dynasty-style jade emerald bangle made $700,000 plus the buyer’s premium in August 2018. Image courtesy of Harvard Auction Inc. and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK — Jade is having a bit of a moment, which is a pleasant surprise. Until recently, the gemstone was thought of as too traditional, strictly belonging to Grandmother’s or Auntie’s generation. Today, Instagram is filled with photos of young women flaunting their prized jade jewelry, and desirable pieces are bringing strong prices at auction.

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Chinese blue and white lotus zun, Yongzheng period, estimated at $22,000-$28,000.

Chinese treasures abound at Oakridge auction, Aug. 14-15

Chinese blue and white lotus zun, Yongzheng period, estimated at $22,000-$28,000.

Chinese blue and white lotus zun, Yongzheng period, estimated at $22,000-$28,000.

ASHBURN, Va. – Oakridge Auction Gallery is excited to announce its next auction: an Asian Art & Antiques sale packed with an array of impressive lots of Chinese art from throughout history. Scheduled for August 14-15, this auction will feature more than 450 lots separated into two sessions, beginning at 10 am Eastern time both days. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Long-held Sir Thomas Lawrence portrait to star at Vallot June 30 auction

Sir Thomas Lawrence, ‘Mary Anne Lady Beaumont,’ estimated at $18,000-$24,000


Sir Thomas Lawrence, ‘Mary Anne Lady Beaumont,’ estimated at $18,000-$24,000

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Vallot Auctioneers’ Artwork, Important Design and Rare Objects sale, scheduled for June 30 and starting at 2 pm Eastern time, showcases a Sir Thomas Lawrence portrait last offered at auction and acquired by the present family in 1961. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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