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Qianlong vase generates hefty competition in French auction

22 July 2024

A long bidding battle took this Qianlong mark and period covered vase to a triple-estimate €230,000 (£194,915) to top Peschetau-Badin’s (30% buyer’s premium inc tax) Asian arts sale on June 13.

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Drouot’s dozen sales of Asian art produce stand out highlights

22 July 2024

Over the course of six days from June 7-14, a dozen sales devoted to the arts of Asia were staged by 11 firms at the Drouot auction centre as part of Printemps Asiatique.

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Toxicologist with style and substances when it came to life and collecting

01 July 2024

Estimated at $15,000-20,000 but hammering for $135,000 (£107,000), the highlight of the Asian works of art sale at Tenmoku (28/25/20% buyer’s premium) was a Chinese white-glazed incised dragon vase.

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It’s a wrap at $120,000 as Qing knotted cloth vase shines in LA

10 June 2024

A Qing vase later converted to a lamp sailed beyond expectations at an Andrew Jones Collections & Estates sale.

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Chinese vase stands tall at Spanish auction

13 May 2024

A classic of the large blue and white forms of Yuan dynasty porcelain comes to auction in Spain

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Chinese vase goes over the moon with 140-times estimate price

29 April 2024

The stand-out performance in the March series of Asian art sales was a Qing monochrome clair-de-lune bottle vase offered by Freeman’s Hindman (26% buyer’s premium) in Chicago on March 24.

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Xuande period suspected, £43,000 hammer resulted

08 April 2024

This 8in (19cm) high vase may belong to a select group of Ming cloisonné enamel vases dating to the Xuande period (1426-35).

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Sleeping clair-de-lune bottle vase from Ohio yeast magnate rises to six-figure sum

03 April 2024

The stand-out performance in the March series of Asian art sales was a Qing monochrome clair-de-lune bottle vase.

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Sleeper in Portsmouth: Chinese vases removed from attic make thousands of times estimate

08 March 2024

Following an extraordinary 20 minutes of bidding, a pair of Chinese vases now hold the house record at Portsmouth firm Nesbits Auctions.

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Third Qing ‘dragon boat’ flask emerges in US

05 February 2024

A famille rose porcelain moon flask, possibly made at the imperial kilns for the Qing emperor Jiaqing, took more than 75-times estimate at auction.

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Scroll on Song in the Windy City

06 November 2023

Chinese item was owned by dealer who ran famed store on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago

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Imperial Qing porcelain comes to Dallas sale

02 October 2023

A good example of imperial Qing famille rose porcelain emerged for sale at J Garrett Auctioneers (28% buyer’s premium) in Dallas on September 11.

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Market fresh breeze blows through Scottish saleroom

12 June 2023

Trio of collections is offered in Perth auction with estimates pitched to entice bidders

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Kangxi period famille verte covered vases star in selection of ceramics on show

05 June 2023

The Galerie JM Béalu et Fils will be showing a selection of Chinese ceramics in its left bank rue de Bac gallery.

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Republic period vase from an Antwerp private collection

05 June 2023

Tajan's Asian Art auction on June 12 will include this Tianquiping vase, a republic period piece bearing an apochryphal Qianlong mark to the base.

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Items from auctioneer Whitfield's collection come for sale

01 May 2023

The Asian & Islamic Art sale at Mallams in Cheltenham on May 24 includes items from the collection of auctioneer Paul Whitfield (1942–2018).

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Transitional vase decorated with scene from literary epic

01 May 2023

This 16in (41cm) blue and white sleeve vase from the Transitional period is on offer at the Bonhams Knightsbridge sale titled Asian Art on May 15.

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Auspicious aspects of vase for sale from a private collector

01 May 2023

The Asian art sale at Halls in Shrewsbury on May 11 features this 10½in (27cm) pink ground famille rose vase.

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Owned by a London connoisseur, gentleman collector and agent to Victor Rothschild

01 May 2023

This pair of 10in (25cm) famille verte and ormolu vases has a provenance to Arthur Tite (1904-84), the London connoisseur, gentleman collector and agent to Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron (1910-90).

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European landscapes in view on Canton vase

01 May 2023

This 14in (36cm) Qianlong mark and period Canton vase of square baluster form is painted with four oval cartouches with European rural landscape views.

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