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Tibetan gilt and polychromed copper alloy figure of Usnisavijaya, est. $100,000-$150,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Important Tibetan gilt sculpture leads Heritage Asian art sale, March 22

Tibetan gilt and polychromed copper alloy figure of Usnisavijaya, est. $100,000-$150,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Tibetan gilt and polychromed copper alloy figure of Usnisavijaya, est. $100,000-$150,000. Courtesy Heritage Auctions

DALLAS — From a screen inlaid with porcelain plaques by a Chinese porcelain painting master to a Tibetan figure of a Buddhist goddess and a collection of vibrant Japanese woodblock prints, the offerings in Heritage Auctions‘ March 22 Fine & Decorative Asian Art Signature® Auction include special items spanning a variety of genres. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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This Qing dynasty huanghuali double armchair brought $223,777 plus the buyer’s premium in March 2021 at Majestic Auction.

Chinese rosewood furniture earns worldwide audience

This Qing dynasty huanghuali double armchair brought $223,777 plus the buyer’s premium in March 2021 at Majestic Auction.

This exquisitely carved Qing dynasty huanghuali double armchair brought $223,777 plus the buyer’s premium in March 2021 at Majestic Auction in Toronto, Canada.

NEW YORK — While elmwood may be the most common wood used in Chinese furniture, hardwoods such as rosewood are sought after. The two most coveted forms of Chinese rosewood furniture are zitan and huanghuali, and their beauty is widely admired.

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