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Category: Furniture

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    Ocean Star Auctions to Offer Range of Asian Art

    In Buddhism, the goddess Tara is considered an embodiment of wisdom. According to mythology, the deity guides human beings along the path to enlightenment. A Chinese gilt bronze sculpture of Tara is highlighted in the upcoming Fine Asian Art Collection, presented by Ocean Star Auctions. Along with sculpture, the sale…

    A Chinese Gild Bronze Tara Statue
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    Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

    The Khasa Malla kingdom, ruled by the Malla family of Nepal, can be traced back to the 11th century. Although the existence of the Khasa Malla kingdom was long known to historians, its artworks were discovered only during the mid-20th century. The first Khasa Malla artwork was found by researcher…

    A TURQUOISE AND GOLD MOONEATER (CHEPPU)
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    Fine Chinese Paintings and Works of Art

    Maitreya is a bodhisattva who, according to Buddhist beliefs, will return to Earth from the heavens when the Buddhist teachings are neglected. The promise of Maitreya's return and his ability to restore order inspired many to join religious movements dedicated to the bodhisattva in China around the Tang period. A…

    A SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
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    Asian Arts

    Cloisonné enamel gained popularity in China during the early 14th and 15th centuries under the reign of the Ming Xuande emperor. This technique first arrived in the western province of Yunnan, where it became known as Dashi ware. Originally intended for the furnishing of temples, cloisonné objects were later showcased…

    Chinese, Rare and Large Guanyin
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    April Evening Sale

    Rockport painter Kenneth J. Knowles is known for his Impressionist landscape paintings. Knowles learned his craft under the guidance of master artists Stapleton Kearns, John Terelak, and T.M. Nicholas. The upcoming April Evening Sale, presented by Eldred's, features an oil on masonite work titled A Woman in Her Garden by…

    CAPE ANN SCHOOL
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    January Online Estates

    Damian Msagula sold fruits and vegetables when he first met the Tingatinga artists in Tanzania. In 1973, Msagula joined those artists and started painting. Msagula eventually developed his own artistic style. A balance of colors was important to him, particularly when making his own pigments from plants. His paintings are…

    Eero Aarnio Ball Chair
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    Array Of Fineries

    Sampling pieces of fine and decorative art ranging from propaganda posters to jade carvings, Swarovski crystals and beyond, the upcoming October Array of Fineries auction will include over 900 items. Offered by Hill Auction Gallery, this sale will particularly highlight a Western painting from American artist Charlie Dye. This original…

    Andy Warhol Jacqueline Kennedy II AP Screenprint/Auctiondaily
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    Fall 2019 Fine Asian Art & Antiques

    This September the 28th could well be marked as the day for antique lovers and collectors as Fall 2019 Fine Asian Art & Antiques auction takes place in Rockville. China Luban Antique offers 399 items, with Asian art and antiques dominating the collection with 397 lots in the category. Starting…

    Fine Asian Art & Antiques by China Luban Art & Antiques
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    Washington Fall Asian Week Antique & Jewelry #74

    The upcoming Washington Fall Asian Week Antique & Jewelry #74 sale by Capitoline Auction Gallery features several important estate finds includes collections from former diplomats and statesmen.  The presence of Imperial famille-rose(rose family) porcelain or wares help to distinguish the auction as an important sale of Chinese decorative art.   Famille-rose…

    WASHINGTON FALL ASIAN WEEK ANTIQUE & JEWELRY #74/AuctionDaily
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    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    One of eight auctions celebrating New York’s Asian Art Week, the Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale offered by Christie’s contains items that can only be described as masterpieces. Almost 300 available lots range in value from $1,200 to $3.5 million, covering categories as diverse as furniture, religious…

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art/AuctionDaily
  • Press Release

    RELEASE: Christie's Announces Asian Art Week New York, September 2019

    New York – Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from September 6-13. This season presents nine auctions—six live and three online—featuring over 1,000 lots spanning all epochs and categories of Asian Art from classical Chinese paintings, ceramics, jades, bronzes, and furniture, to impressive Tibetan gilt-bronzes and contemporary…

    Christie's
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    Asian Decorative Works of Art

    The Asian Decorative Works of Art auction by Bonhams is staggering in its quality and quantity, and comprises of items from China, Japan, Korea, and East Asia.  With over 600 pieces in a variety of categories including furniture, decorative arts, and painting, and bids starting at $100 to $5,000, this…

    PR-257s Asian Decorative Works of Art by Bonhams
  • Art Guide

    A Knack for Nakashima

    It's been made clear, from the plethora of modern design auctions we've hosted on Bidsquare, that our bidders have a knack for Nakashima - and it's an edge we keep on polishing! On the weekend of January 19-20, Rago presented a series of auctions; Early 20th Century Design, Mid-Mod, Modern Design, Lost City Arts: 36 Years of Collecting and Modern Ceramics &…

    George Nakashima, Minguren II coffee Table
  • Asian Work, Auction House, Auction Industry

    Monumental Classical Painting Attributed to Chinese Ming Dynasty Painter Qui Ying Soars to $112,500 at Ahlers & Ogletree's March 25-26 Auction

    Asian lots took center stage at Ahlers & Ogletree’s March 25-26 Spring Salon Auction, as a monumental classical painting attributed to Ming painter Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) soared to $112,500, and a pair of Chinese huanghuali hardwood side tables made in the first half of the 20th century finished at $26,550.…

    Qiu Ying.Ahlers & Ogletree.