15 Press Releases

Tag: Chinese Porcelain

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    Vintage Murano Glass Palm Tree Lamps From Barovier & Toso Lead Akiba Antiques’ September Sale

    One of the oldest family-owned businesses in the world, Italian glassmaker Barovier & Toso was founded in 1295. It maintains a long tradition of Murano glassmaking while pioneering new styles and techniques, including craquelé and vetro a ghiaccio, respectively craquelure and “ice” glass. The company has sustained itself by balancing…

    Monumental Barovier & Toso Opaline Murano Glass Palm Trees
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    Find Ancient Chinese Porcelain in Christie’s Upcoming Sale

    In the upcoming auction, Christie’s will present paintings, sculptures, and decorative art with an emphasis on Chinese porcelain. The artistic styles represented in this sale range across the Kangxi, Qianlong, and Yongzheng empires. Among the key lots is a famille verte sculpture depicting two boys riding mythical qilin. According to…

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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 Greatness of the Universe' in the Art of Giovanna Garzoni

    Giovanna Garzoni, "Canina con biscotti" c. 1648. The exhibition ‘The Greatness of the Universe' in the art of Giovanna Garzoni, at Italy's famed Pitti Palace, Andito degli Angiolini, March 10 – May 24 2020, showcases the artist's works collected by the Medici and still owned by the Uffizi Galleries. While her role…

    Giovanna Garzoni, "Canina con biscotti" c. 1648.
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    Dressing the Table: Contemporary Fine Dining

    Porcelain was invented in China over 2,000 years ago before gradually spreading to other countries. Known for its aesthetics and strength, porcelain combines well with both paints and glazes. Some of the key lots in the upcoming auction presented by Christie's are modeled with porcelain. The Contemporary Fine Dining sale…

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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Stair Galleries’ upcoming auction, Friday Afternoon at Stair, will include over 400 lots of traditional and modern furnishings, decorative art, and fine art. A floral needlepoint carpet is among the top pieces available in the sale. Canvas needlework flourished in France and England during the 17th century and beyond. Executed with…

    Set of Four Derby Porcelain Allegorical Figures of 'The Four Seasons'
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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
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    Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago

    It is a rare opportunity when an auction house and a museum collaborate on a quality sale. The upcoming Chinese Art auction offered by Christie’s does just that, benefitting The Art Institute of Chicago’s Asian Art Acquisition Fund. Estimates range from $1,200 to $500,000 in this collection of rare porcelain…

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    Important Chinese Art

    Sotheby’s presents an interesting display of Chinese works of art in their upcoming Important Chinese Art Auction.  A rare powder-blue 'gardenia' dish with decorated reverse from the Yongzheng mark is the highest valued collectible. The white reserve decoration on a cobalt-blue ground is closely based on prototypes of the Xuande…

    Important Chinese Art/AuctionDaily
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    Fine Art, Furniture & Decorative Art

    Gray's auctioneer presents its elite finds in the upcoming Fine Art, Furniture & Decorative Art auction. Painting by landscape artist Harold Newton is the highest valued art piece of the auction. As one of the founding members of Florida Highwaymen, Harold’s paintings are stunning examples of Florida highway art. Harold’s…

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    Gallery Auction

    An extensive collection of antiques and collectibles, the upcoming Gallery Auction offered by Michaan’s Auctions samples from categories as varied as vintage books and Chinese porcelain. Leading the lots of over 500 items is a carved cigar store figurine, itself a relic from late 19th century, New York. It depicts…

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    Fine & Decorative Arts, Furniture & Jewelry

    Fine & Decorative Arts, Furniture and Jewelry auction, offered by Dumouchelles, is the synonym of variety & distinctiveness. The collection includes Pewabic and Chinese pottery, 19th century to contemporary European and American fine art and over 45 listings of jewelry, and vintage furniture. Featuring 433 lots of items, William Buck…

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    The Collectors Sale by Freemans

    An extensive list of selected collectibles by Freeman is offered at the Collector’s Sale. And the chosen name Collector's is especially because it's affordability. The Fine Minguren IV table by Mira Nakashima and the Claude Conover “Tzutz” Vessel of Circa 1960 are few of the top bids from the auction.…

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    Fine Art, Furniture, Decoration

    This summer, Litchfield County Auctions is holding a fine art, furniture and decoration auction. Included in the selection of over 700 pieces, lies fine antiques as well as contemporary items, with an array of sculptures and carvings, porcelains, paintings and variety more. Contemporary artist, Ellen Adler was very fond of…

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    Estate of Actor Miriam Colón & Others Part 1

    Own a piece of Hollywood history, featuring the estate of Miriam Colón, offered by Showplace Antique + Design Center.  Here is an opportunity to hone your style like a well-traveled movie star.  With career highlights including Scarface, Gunsmoke, and Bless Me, Ultima, Colón began her illustrious acting career by becoming…