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Category: Ceramics and Pottery

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    Excellent results for the first live auctions at Koller since the lockdown

    A view by Max Liebermann of his garden at Wannsee (lot 3115) nearly doubled its pre-sale estimate to sell for CHF 488 000. ZURICH.- With the saleroom often filled to post-covid capacity, and extremely active telephone and Internet bidding, Koller's Old Masters & Antiques auction week was a resounding success. The auctions, initially…

    Excellent results for the first live auctions at Koller since the lockdown
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    Ancient | Near-Eastern | Asian Art

    The upcoming Ancient | Near-Eastern | Asian Art sale, presented by Artemis Gallery, highlights a painting by Masoud Yasami. An Iranian American artist, Yasami’s abstract multi-dimensional works deal with space, color, illusion, balance, and chaos. He uses a variety of mediums and materials to create his works. As the artist says, “For…

    Chinese Shang Dynasty Bronze Lidded Vessel (You)
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    Asian Works of Art

    The Guardian Lions, believed to be a symbol of protection, enjoy reverence in Chinese mythology and feng-shui. Statues of the lions can be spotted guarding the entrances of historical temples, mausoleums, and residences of the elite. Called foo lions in the West, these imperial beings represent balance and harmony. A…

    A Carved White Jade Pendant
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    Art and antiques consistently in high demand in the auctions at Hermann Historica GmbH

    This opulent chess set sold for 52,500 euros. MUNICH.- The sale of the 717 lots on 25 May was like taking a journey through history and continents. Entitled "Art and handcrafts, antiquities", the catalogue included virtually every epoch and every region of the world, all testaments to outstanding craftsmanship in a…

    Art and antiques consistently in high demand in the auctions at Hermann Historica GmbH
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    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 14

    The auctions will feature market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced. Start times both auction days are 11 am Pacific time. Andrew Jones Auctions’ DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30th and Tuesday, July 14th will feature market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced. Eager bidders will find…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 14
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    Quinn’s to launch summer auction lineup with online-only Fine & Decorative Arts Auction, June 27

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Quinn’s Auction Galleries will welcome the summer season with an online-only Fine & Decorative Arts Auction on Saturday, June 27, starting at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. The sale includes a fine selection of Asian, American, European and Modern artworks, with selections by Merton Simpson, Dale Chihuly,…

    Quinn’s to launch summer auction lineup with online-only Fine & Decorative Arts Auction, June 27
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    Single Owner Sale of Rare Chinese Jades and Other Important Chinese Furniture Opens for Bidding on igavelauctions.com, June 18 to July 8

    Lark Mason Associates has announced that one of the most important collections of Chinese jade from the estate of Dr. Isidore Cohn, Jr.­– considered one of the country’s leading collectors of decorative arts– will open for bidding on www.igavelauctions.com from June 18 to July 8.  Among the important jade objects offered are:…

    Single Owner Sale of Rare Chinese Jades and Other Important Chinese Furniture Opens for Bidding on igavelauctions.com, June 18 to July 8
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    Ancient Resource Auctions' online-only Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale, Auction #85, will be held on Saturday, June 27

    Around 325 lots of authentic Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Byzantine, Asian and Pre-Columbian antiquities, plus examples of ethnographic art. Lovely Moche portrait vessel made between 100 BC and 500 AD, 11 ½ inches tall, depicting a male with well-modeled features and a wrapped headdress (est. $600-$800). A…

    Ancient Resource Auctions' online-only Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale, Auction #85, will be held on Saturday, June 27
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    Asian Works of Art

    Korean astronomer Jang Yeong-sil was a Chief Engineer in the court of Korea’s King Sejong the Great. Belonging to humble origins, Jang became one of the most prominent Korean academics of his time. The Korean sundial, or Angbu-ilgu, was among his notable inventions. Meaning “pot-shaped sun clock staring at the…

    Blue and White Water Coupe
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    A global bidding festival: Sworders Asian art sale topped by £21,000 Qing silk scroll

    A magnificent Chinese silk kesi 'Peach Festival' hanging scroll, sold £21,000. LONDON.- A magnificent Qing dynasty (1644-1911) embroidered silk hanging scroll topped Sworders' Asian art sale on May 28 selling at £21,000. With quality Chinese and Japanese works of art performing strongly throughout the sale, this was a truly global event attracting…

    A global bidding festival Sworders Asian art sale topped by £21,000 Qing silk scroll
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    May Asian Sale

    Cloisonné is mainly used to decorate metal objects or ceramics. The technique involves applying colored enamels to different materials, which are then fired to bring out the design. It likely originated in ancient Egypt or the Byzantine Empire. It later spread to China, where it was applied to bronze and…

    porcelain cover jar
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    Asian Art & Antiques - Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Snuff Bottles

    Chinese artist Zhang Daqian is best known for his splashed-ink landscapes and lotus paintings. Zhang’s works were influenced by individualistic masters such as Shitao and Bada Shanren. The upcoming Asian Art & Antiques - Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Snuff Bottles sale, presented by Oakridge Auction Gallery, highlights two paintings by Zhang.…

    Lotus Painting by Zhang Daqian Given to Qiangli
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    Asian Art & Antiques - Ceramics and Works of Art

    Blue-colored ceramics gained significance in China during the Tang dynasty. The blue-glazed porcelain pieces got their distinctive color from cobalt, imported from Persia. At the time, cobalt was scarce and only used in limited quantities. Blue and white pottery and porcelain gained broader recognition during the Qing dynasty. A pair…

    Chinese Flambe Vase, 18th Century
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    Lockdown auction held behind closed doors includes £45,000 Beijing enamel vase

    The Qianlong (1736-95) mark and period painted enamel lotus vase sold at £45,000. EDINBURGH.- A rare Chinese imperial vase found in a Scottish country house topped the Asian Art sale held ‘behind closed doors’ by Lyon & Turnbull on May 13. The Qianlong (1736-95) mark and period painted enamel lotus vase sold at…

    Lockdown auction held behind closed doors includes £45,000 Beijing enamel vase
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    Michaan's May auction delivers glamorous art, estate jewels and rare books of the Old West

    Chinese Longquan Kinuta 'Bamboo Neck' vase. Estimate: $1,500 - 2,000. ALAMEDA, CA.- No matter where you are during this unforgettable season, Spring 2020, the fabulous finds at Michaan’s Auctions are within reach! Feed your soul with beautiful things from around the world. The May 15 Gallery Auction, offered for online and absentee bidding…

    Michaans-May-auction-delivers-glamorous-art-estate-jewels-and-rare-books-of-the-Old-West
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    Premier Auctions

    The upcoming Premier Auctions sale, presented by Brunk Auctions, will highlight both 20th-century and contemporary artists, including Ivan Fedorovich Choultsé, Benjamin Cañas, and Harry Humphrey Moore. Choultsé was a landscape painter fascinated by the snowy scenes near St. Moritz. Court painter to Czar Nicholas II, Choultsé was appreciated for his…

    Charles Towne
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    Asian Art, including Chinese Paintings

    The ‘hundred boys' theme was very popular during the Qing and Ming dynasties. The 'hundred boys' refers to King Wen of the Zhou dynasty, who had 99 sons and adopted one more to have an even 100. Later, the theme was used to represent the desire for many sons to…

    TWO CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE AND ONE UNDERGLAZE RED DRAGON SNUFF BOTTLES
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    California Estates & Chinese Antiques

    Zhang Daqian, a 20th-century Chinese artist, spent years studying the works of the ancient masters. His early career was defined by meticulous forgeries, especially emulating the Ming-Qing Individualists. Zhang learned many lessons from his early works and incorporated them into his later calligraphy and lotus paintings. An example of his…

    California Estates & Chinese Antiques
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    Freeman’s Americana Auction Confirms Market Strength for American-Made Objects

    Freeman’s announced the results of its April 28 & April 29 online auctions of American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts. Together, the back-to-back sales totaled just shy of $975,000. Both sales elicited the participation of a sizable number of new bidders and ultimately exceeded expectations, nearly reaching their pre-sale high estimates. On April…

    Freeman’s Americana Auction Confirms Market Strength for American-Made Objects
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    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction

    Felicie Waldo Howell was best known for her marine landscapes. Her early works captured interiors and nature scenes. The upcoming Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, features an oil painting titled Washington Square by Howell. The Impressionist palette painting is an example of her…

    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction Sarasota Estate Auction