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NEWBURY, U.K. – A circular silk badge of the type worn by a Ming dynasty emperor, discovered by chance during a free valuation day at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions, sold for £16,120 ($26,429) on Dec. 2. Known as a kesi, or “cut silk,” the embroidery was among items taken to a valuation day at Dreweatts […]
BEVERLY, Mass. – With over 600 lots, the Fine Asian Arts and Antiques Auction at Kaminski on June 22 saw the successful sale of a wide variety of Chinese objects, including ivory, jade, bronze, porcelain, silk and hardwood pieces—all selling with an 81 percent pass rate. LiveAuctioneers.com provided Internet live bidding. While a few high […]
NEW HAMBURG, Canada – For the first time, Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. will leave its home province of Ontario to venture into Quebec, and with good reason. The firm will auction the outstanding Jean-Marc and Danielle Belzile collection of 18th- and 19th-century Quebec furniture, folk art, sculpture and Canadiana on Saturday, May 13. Instead of […]
DALLAS — Heritage Auctions will offer Utagawa Hiroshige’s 1857 woodblock print The Plum Garden at Kameido in its Tuesday, March 21 Fine & Decorative Asian Art Signature® Auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.