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Category: Asian Works Of Art

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    Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles

    Leading the offerings of Kodner Galleries’ upcoming Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles sale is a 169-carat diamond and platinum necklace. Designed with Old European-, emerald-, marquise-, and baguette-cut diamonds, the necklace falls in four graduated strands. Jewelry collectors can consider almost 100 lots in this auction, including an Edwardian choker…

    Chanel Agate and 18K Earrings
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    Traditional Fine Furniture with a Modern Twist

    With the influence of the Modernism movement, interior design has undergone a significant shift. Furniture gradually drifted away from traditional forms and took on more minimalistic styles. This movement would remain popular through the 1950s and 1960s. The upcoming Stash by Lee Stanton auction presents a selection of furniture that…

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    The Kolar Collection

    This August, Skinner is set to offer items ranging from carvings to porcelain in the upcoming Kolar Collection auction. One of the standout lots is an early 19th-century tall case clock. With an angel at the top, the piece has a glazed tombstone door that opens to a wooden dial.…

    Slip-decorated Glazed Redware Plate
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    Charming decorative arts exceed estimates in Neue Auctions' Summer Art & Antiques Auction, July 25th

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A simple but charming garden bird whirligig yard ornament standing about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a central post, attached to which were seven spinning branches, each with a bird on either end, proved irresistible to bidders in Neue Auctions’ online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction…

    Charming decorative arts exceed estimates in Neue Auctions Summer Art & Antiques Auction July 25th
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    Art of Asia | Antiquity to Present Day

    Gandhara is the ancient name of a region in northwest Pakistan bounded by the Hindu Kush mountain range and the Himalayas. The Gandharan Empire made itself wealthy in part by controlling trade between China and the Mediterranean Sea; a great deal of this wealth went into local patronage of artisans…

    Early 20th C. Chinese White Jade Pendant Twin Dragons
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    The Violet Taaffe Estate

    In the early 20th century, while many photographers began to favor the clean modernism of Group f/64 (an artist collective based in San Fransisco), William Mortensen favored Pictorialism. Active during the same period as Group f/64, he endured significant criticism for his dark, romantic, and mystical works as a result.…

    Armin Carl Hansen (1886 - 1957)
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Known as Clodion, Claude Michel (1738 – 1814) was a French sculptor who favored the Rococo style. He was particularly noted for his terracotta and bronze works. One of the highlights of the upcoming New York City Estate Auction, presented by Showplace Antique + Design Center, is a Clodion bronze…

    Barbara Brogdon Southwestern Style Gourd Vase
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    Day 1: Summer VIP Collections, Live-Online Only

    French painter and printmaker Max Papart's paintings and graphics were suffused with sunny humor and the bright colors of the French Riviera, where he was born. Working in the Cubist style, Papart depicted circus scenes, soaring birds, and similar cheerful subjects. As Papart said, his paintings "force the viewer to think,…

    Chinese carved bone figure of Immortals, signed
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    Peter Lyon & Harold Mousser Estate Session-2

    Eden Galleries offers a wide array of Asian art and antiques, with a focus on Chinese works of art, in the upcoming sale. Featured is a gilt bronze Manjushri-Ghosha Buddha. In Mahayana Buddhism, Manjushri is believed to have originated in China from Mount Wutai. According to mythology, the diety is…

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    Estates & Interiors | Online

    Born to a metal gilder family, Jules Moigniez was a 19th-century French animalier sculptor. Primarily working with bronze, Moigniez developed an interest in sculpting while studying under Paul Comolera. He frequently exhibited his sculptures at the Paris Salon between 1859 and 1892. Although his career was short, Moigniez’s works are…

    Galle Tip Cameo Glass Bowl
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    Peter Lyon & Harold Mousser Estate Session-1

    Blue and white ceramics were introduced in Jingdezhen, China during the Tang dynasty. The blue pigment was derived from cobalt ores, imported from the Middle East. At the time, cobalt was a scarce ingredient and was only used in limited amounts. Several pieces of blue and white porcelain are highlighted…

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    Nantucket Summer Antiques Show

    Tony South, a self-taught Yorkshire painter, is known for his humorous depictions of animals performing everyday activities, including drinking tea and reading the morning newspaper. South’s influences are taken from the Marvel and DC comic worlds, as well as his immediate surroundings. As he recalls, “The power of the illustrative image…

    Pavé Diamond Cartier Heart - Courtesy of A La Vieille Russie, New York
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    Exquisite gilt copper alloy figure of Shadakshari Lokeshvara achieves top lot at Bonhams sales

    A Gilt Copper Alloy Figure of Shadakshari Lokeshvara. Khasa Malla, circa 1300-1350. Price realized: $956,075. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- From July 21 to 26, Bonhams New York and Los Angeles held four auctions of Asian Art – Fine Chinese Paintings and Works of Art, Fine Japanese and Korean Art including property from…

    Exquisite gilt copper alloy figure of Shadakshari Lokeshvara achieves top lot at Bonhams sales
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    Decorative Art & Objects

    David Burliuk was a Russian Futurism painter from Ukraine, best known for his influence on Modernism at the start of the 20th century. He was internationally known as the “Father of Futurism.” Burliuk’s work often displayed his fascination with the designs of Scythian culture and Ukrainian folklore. The upcoming Decorative…

    Skull Oil Painting
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    Americana, Fine Art, Furnishings & Décor

    Artist Ralph Cahoon was known for his whimsical scenes of mermaids with sailors. In 1953, a New York art collector offered Cahoon the opportunity to paint for the Country Art Gallery in Long Island. After his paintings in the gallery were sold almost instantly, Cahoon became a well-known artist. Among…

    American School Oil on Canvas Portrait of Brother and Sister in a Landscape
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    East Meets West: Works of Art Across Cultures

    Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, desire, passion, and fertility. She is often portrayed as a complicated goddess, both generous and loving to those who respected her and easily offended with a temper. A Greek terracotta depiction of Aphrodite from the late Hellenistic period (400 - 30 BCE)…

    Fine Greek Terracotta Standing Aphrodite
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    Estate Liquidation Auction

    Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist known for his drawings of children in both sweet and rebellious forms. The introduction of Western pop culture in Japan has strongly influenced his works. Nara’s primary-colored depictions of innocent children in sinister forms express the struggle of rapid modernization and post-war culture. The…

    Attr. Peter Max Taylor Swift Acrylic on Canvas
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    Old West & Luxury Jewelry August Sale

    The Kiowa Native American tribe members were known for their leather boots, clothing, and moccasins. Found in the upcoming Old West & American Indian w/ Luxury Jewelry August 1st Sale is a rare horse or mule tanned hide painted by the Kiowa Southern Plains Native Americans of the 1800s. This…

    Kiowa Pictorial Buffalo Painted Large Hide 19th C.
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    Chinese Republic Period porcelain famille rose plaque painted by Wang Qi (1884-1937) hits $96,250 at Bruneau & Co. sale

    The plaque was the top lot of the auction, which featured 319 lots from estates across New England. Everything was sold to the highest bidder, with no reserves. Chinese Republic Period famille rose plaque, exceptionally well painted by Wang Qi (1884-1937), depicting two figures with a calligraphic poem and signatures…

    Chinese Republic Period porcelain famille rose plaque painted by Wang Qi (1884-1937) hits $96250 at Bruneau & Co sale
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    Premier Auction

    In the upcoming Premier Auction event, Brunk Auctions will present a variety of categories with an emphasis on fine and decorative art. A Georgia Federal desk and bookcase is one of the featured lots. Produced in 1815, this desk is made of mahogany veneer wood. The exterior was built as…

    Edgefield Dave Drake Stoneware Jug