News about Chinese Collectibles
16th-century Chinese meteorite intrigued bidders at Holabird sale
RENO, Nev. – A 288-pound iron-nickel meteorite found in China in 1958 and believed to have fallen to Earth in 1516 sold for $4,125 at a four-day Minerals Galore & Western Americana Auction held June 2-5 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC.
NOMA spotlights pioneering Chinese American ceramicist Katherine Choy
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents Katherine Choy: Radical Potter in 1950s New Orleans, which opened on May 6 and continues through April 23, 2023. An innovative artist in a number of mediums, Katherine Choy (American, b. China 1927–1958) developed radical ceramic work that was distinctively her own. In her […]
Chinese bronze vessel trounces estimate, achieves $128K at Nadeau’s
WINDSOR, Conn. – Nadeau’s Auction Gallery‘s April 30 sale had a 94% sell-through rate, with strong results across all categories.
Chinese plaques crush their three-figure estimate, sell for $137K
HIXSON, Tenn. – A 20th-century pair of Chinese porcelain plaques absolutely demolished its $400-$600 estimate to achieve $137,500 during an April 2 sale at Clements auction house.