China’s forged antiques market is booming as the country’s burgeoning mega-rich unknowingly buy them up.
An exceptionally fine and rare large reclining Burmese Mandalay period Buddha. On offer is two privately held collections of Chinese and Southeast Asian antiquities for sale. In total there are over 70 different pieces in both collections. Collection consists of Chinese Neolithic, Han, Warring States and Ming Dynasty pottery and terracotta, Burmese and Thai […]
The following Chinese antiques are for sale from a private collection. All items were purchased during the 1990’ies from well know antique deals specializing in Asian arts and antiquities. As the original owner has passed on, the family would like to sell them. All are in excellent condition. The images below are a small sample. […]
Several people have asked me for the contact details for major auction houses in China specializing in Chinese Art Objects. The first table is some of the more well known major auction houses in China. The 2nd (massive list) is of auction houses in China licensed by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage (updated as […]
An absolutely fascinating discussion and article from the New York times in 1908, reporting on the sale of The Conger Collection of oriental antiques, looted during the Boxer Rebellion in China.
Just a super quick update post since the folks at Chine Gallery in Hong Kong have been keeping me quite busy these days. Though with lots of cool things there to look into like this 18th century cinnabar lacquer box from Beijing can you blame me? On to the latest “record price” headline, this one […]