12 Press Releases

Tag: Han dynasty

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Lark Mason Associates Announces Sale of French Furniture and Chinese Decorative Art from a Prominent New York Collector Now Live on igavelauctions.com

    Pair of Louis XVI Tulipwood Marquetry Corner Cabinets, P. Roussel (Est.:$15,000-20,000) New York: Lark Mason Associates sale of French Furniture and Decorative Arts from a prominent New York collector is now live on igavelauctions.com. The sale, which closes on January 26th, consists of just under 50 select lots of French furniture,…

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  • Auction Industry

    Converse Auctions will hold an online-only Important Chinese New Year Antique Auction, 315 lots, Saturday, December 26th

    The auction will feature exquisite jade carvings, porcelain, paintings, jewelry, bronze Buddhas, scholars’ items, fine furniture, snuff bottles and seals. Rare 19th century French rolling ball waterwheel clock, almost identical to one in Palace Museum in the Forbidden City in Beijing, housed in a gilded bronze case (est. $3,000-$5,000). PAOLI,…

    Converse Auctions will hold an online-only Important Chinese New Year Antique Auction, 315 lots, Saturday, December 26th
  • Auction Preview

    Elegant Embellishments

    Chinese jewelry dates back to the Neolithic age. The Lungshanoid people, situated at the Yangtze river, first started making jade jewelry for talismanic rituals. The Chinese jewelry making process has undergone multiple changes over time and has historically featured intricate motifs and symbols. The themes of these jewelry pieces often…

    AN AMBER PLAQUE
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    Art Of Asia- From Antiquity To Present Day Auction

    During China’s Han dynasty period, funerary figures buried alongside tombs were believed to be necessary for a safe journey to the afterlife. The imperial Han court honored deceased military officials by giving them an elaborative funeral cortege along with these sculptures. The upcoming Art Of Asia- From Antiquity To Present…

    A GILT BRONZE AVALOKITASVARA, TIBET
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    Art of Asia- From Antiquity to Present Day

    From the first century BCE to the seventh century CE, the Gandhara region was a multicultural hub for commerce and art. Situated within present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan, artwork from this area was influenced by both Roman and Indian iconography. Several items from the Gandhara region are available in the upcoming…

    CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRASATTVA
  • Auction Preview

    Early Spring Estates & Collections Auction

    Pablo Picasso, a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and ceramics artist, was an influential figure in 20th-century art. Picasso was among the pioneers of Cubism, in which he broke apart his subjects and reassembled them in an abstracted form. One of Picasso’s portraits of his wife Jacqueline is highlighted in the upcoming…

    ROBERT THIEN, ORCHID II STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPH
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    The Winter Antiques Sale – Live Auction

    Pottery dogs were often used as funerary objects during China’s Han dynasty period. Archaeologists discovered that pottery dogs were buried alongside their owner’s tombs in Nanyang. Many people believed dogs were able to protect them from evil and help them enjoy a peaceful afterlife. The first day of the upcoming…

    The Winter Antiques Sale – Live Auction (1)
  • Auction Preview

    Session 1 - New Year's Signature Estates Auction

    American painter and graphic artist Robert Rauschenberg’s paintings are shown in museums around the world. Mixed media paintings by the artist are vivid, abstract, and use different techniques to achieve various effects. Available on the first day of the upcoming New Year's Signature Estates Auction presented by Ahlers & Ogletree is…

    Dale Chihuly Philodendron Ikebana Glass Sculpture
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    Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

    In March 2015, renowned philanthropists Florence and Herbert Irving donated their vast collection of Asian works of art to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. In the years since, the museum has carefully sorted and chosen 300 lots from their prized Irving collection to sell, with the…

    A SILVERED BRONZE 'BEAST' INSCRIBED MIRROR EASTERN HAN DYNASTY, DATED TO THE THIRD YEAR OF ZHONGPING, CORRESPONDING TO 186 AD
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    Masterpieces of Early Chinese Gold and Silver

    Christie’s Masterpieces of Early Chinese Gold and Silver auction is comprised of a golden collection of pieces from ancient China. Formed by Dr. Johan Carl Kempe, a prominent collector of Chinese art, the objects range in date from spring to autumn (late 6th-early 5th century BC) of the Qang period. …

    Masterpieces of Early Chinese Gold and Silver/Auctiondaily
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    Junkunc- Arts of Ancient China II

    Famed collector Stephen Junkunc III spent his years assembling one of the most impressive collections of Asian works of art. Sotheby’s was privileged with offering items from Junkunc’s collection in their March 2019 auction, Arts of Ancient China. In celebration of Asia Week, Sotheby’s once again offers rare and exceptional…

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    July Asian Antique and Fine Art

    July Asian Antique and Fine Art auction will include a wide span of Asian antiques from the Han and Qing dynasties. The most acclaimed amongst them is a Chinese bronze mirror from Han dynasty with geometrical patterns and dense combination of decorations. Chinese paintings and embroidery are accompanied by prominent…