10 Press Releases

Tag: Kangxi

  • Auction Industry

    Chinese Jades from the Junkunc Collection Will Feature in Sotheby’s Asia Week

    When Stephen Junkunc, III was in his early 20s, he came across a book about Chinese art that would propel him on a decades-long journey. Junkunc, born in Budapest in 1905, immigrated to the United States at a young age. His family experienced business success manufacturing machine parts for Ford…

    Chinese Jades from the Junkunc Collection Will Feature in Sothebys Asia Week4
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    Fall Fine Asian Art and Antiques: Session 1

    A table with a porcelain panel painted by Shi Lu will be available in Oakridge Auction Gallery’s upcoming sale. Born in Feng Yaheng, China, Shi got his start creating paintings in the traditional Chinese style. After joining the Communist party in 1946, he began executing works that embraced elements of…

    Chinese Amber Brush Washer, 18th Century
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    Los Angeles Collection | No Reserve

    The Kangxi emperor was among the most prominent Chinese emperors of the Manchu Qing dynasty. The imperial kilns at Jingdezhen, overlooked for almost 60 years, were reopened during his reign. With the help of Jesuit missionaries, the emperor introduced new technologies to manufacture commercial and imperial porcelain. Kangxi-period porcelain especially…

    Chinese Doucai Porcelain Vase
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    Ceramics and Works of Art

    In 1759, the Qianlong emperor ordered a review of the Qing court attire system. The dragon robe, in particular, was only given to those of high rank. It represented the professional attire of members of the military and civil service. The upcoming Ceramics and Works of Art sale, offered by…

    Chinese White Jade Toggle of Child, 18th Century
  • Auction Result

    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
  • Auction Result

    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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    Pavilion Online: Chinese Art

    A gilt-bronze sculpture of Avalokiteśvara will be featured in the upcoming Pavilion Online: Chinese Art auction, offered by Christie's. Of several deities in Buddhism, Avalokiteśvara is known as the bodhisattva of infinite compassion and enlightenment. The available piece shows Avalokiteśvara holding drapes while standing on a lotus base.  A Rouleau…

    AN IRON-RED DECORATED PHOENIX MEDALLION BOWL
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    Asian Decorative Arts - Online-Only Auction

    In 1951, the São Paulo Art Biennial awarded prizes to Hanga artists rather than the usual master painters and sculptors. The two artists selected were Tetsuro Komai for his etchings and Kiyoshi Saito for his woodblock prints. Sosaku Hanga artists were generally disregarded in the Japanese art world, for their…

    CHINESE MING STYLE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN STEM CUP
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Giuseppe Castiglione

    Jesuit Painter of the Chinese Court Featured in Upcoming Auction An Italian missionary-turned-Chinese court painter, Giuseppe Castiglione spent over 50 years working with three different emperors in the Chinese palace. Seven of Castiglione’s paintings are coming to auction on April 18, 2020. Offered by Los Angeles-based auction house Pauling’s, these…

    Artist to Know - Giuseppe Castiglione
  • Auction Industry

    Rare Dragon Bowls, R.J. Horner Cabinet Found In Mobile Home Highlights Fine Estate, Inc., Auction

    A rare pair of iron-red painted “Dragon Bowls” from the Kangxi Period. Estimate of $20,000 to $30,000. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- A rare pair of iron-red painted “Dragon Bowls” from the Kangxi Period are expected to take top lot honors in Fine Estates, Inc., auction on Saturday, Feb. 29 held live on LiveAuctioneers.…

    A rare pair of iron-red painted “Dragon Bowls” from the Kangxi Period.