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Asian antiques power Dallas Auction Gallery sale to $1.7M

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Written by Auction House PR   
Tuesday, 27 March 2012 14:25

A pair of Chinese Qing Qianlong cloisonne vases depicting dragons and scrolling lotus, raised on original rosewood stands sold for $147,000. The estimate was $8,000-$12,000. Image courtesy Dallas Auction Gallery.

DALLAS – More than 700 bidders from around the world bid on an incredible collection of over 390 lots of Asian art, porcelains, ivory and jade at Dallas Auction Gallery on March 14. Porcelains were the highlight of the evening, led by a pair of Chinese Qing Qianlong cloisonne vases, which sold on the auction house floor, for $147,000. Prices include the buyer's premium unless otherwise noted.

Other highlights included two impressive Chinese Republic revolving and reticulated porcelain vases from an estate in Oklahoma City that sold for an impressive $110,250, and a Chinese late Ming or early Qing carved rhinoceros horn libation cup that went to a bidder on liveauctioneers.com  for $91,875.

Dallas Auction Gallery continues to prove themselves as a major player in the Asian antique and fine art market, conducting two Asian antiques auctions each year producing over $5 million.

“We are pleased with the number of bidders and the results that we achieved. I appreciate the relationships we have built over the past 10 years with both our buyers and consignors, and I look forward to the rest of our 2012 auction schedule,” said Scott Shuford, president of Dallas Auction Gallery.

Other standouts were a Chinese Qing carved GIA translucent jadeite pendant that sold for $45,937; a Chinese Qing large porcelain Tianqiu vase depicting fish, shrimp and crabs, $26,250; a pair of Chinese carved ivory wrist rests, $22,050; and a pair of large Chinese Qing Da Ya Zhai-style porcelain ginger jars, $19,600.

Bidding was available through liveauctioneers.com, dallasauctiongallery.com, in person and by phone. Dallas Auction Gallery will be selling more Asian antiques and fine art May 23.

Dallas Auction Gallery welcomes quality consignments. For more information visit www.dallasauctiongallery.com or call 214-653-3900.

Click here to view the fully illustrated catalog for this sale, complete with prices realized.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE

 A pair of Chinese Qing Qianlong cloisonne vases depicting dragons and scrolling lotus, raised on original rosewood stands sold for $147,000. The estimate was $8,000-$12,000. Image courtesy Dallas Auction Gallery.

A Chinese late Ming or early Qing carved rhinoceros horn libation cup sold for $91,875, with an estimate of $8,000-$12,000. Image courtesy Dallas Auction Gallery. 

 This 12-inch-tall Chinese Republic revolving and reticulated porcelain vase within a vase had openwork finely painted to depict peaches and scrolling lotus. It sold for $55,000 plus the buyer’s premium. Image courtesy Dallas Auction  Gallery.

The smaller Chinese Republic revolving and reticulated porcelain vase within a vase, which had an interior depicting figures reading scrolls and playing games, hammered for $35,000. Image courtesy Dallas Auction Gallery.

The Chinese Xuande imperial gilt bronze green Tara sold at mid-estimate for $61,250. Image courtesy Dallas Auction Gallery.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 March 2012 14:51
 
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