• antique auctions
  • A large collection of Chinese, Burmese & Thai antiquities on offer from a private seller

    A large Chinese neolithic period (Banshan Phase) painted pottery storage jar - c. 2600–2300 B.C

      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 […]

  • antique auctions
  • Private Collection sale: huanghuali, Han dynasty & Ming dynasty pottery

    2 tiered "Huang hua li" hardwood "tihe" picnic box

    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. […]

  • antique auctions
  • Major Chinese Auction Houses

    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 […]

  • antique appraisals
  • Retired chocolate factory worker discovers his blue and white vase is a rare 600 year old Ming dynasty moon flask worth millions!

    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 […]