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Precious Asian antiques top Golden State’s Dec. 9 auction

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Written by Auction House PR   
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 14:13

18th-century Zitan 'dragon'-insert Ming puddingstone-top table. Dragon pattern on all sides. Distinctive style of Qing Empire Qianlong Palace furniture. Extremely rare and precious. Note: straight legs may be 19th-century additions. Estimate $60,000-$100,000. Golden State Auction Gallery image.

SAN FRANCISCO – Golden State Auction Gallery in San Francisco is a boutique company specializing in fine Asian art and antiques. Their Sunday, Dec. 9 auction titled Asian Works of Art, Fine Paintings and Calligraphy, which will start at 12 noon Pacific Time, features some of the finest available china, jade, bronzes, antique furniture and artworks. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide the Internet live bidding for the sale.

More than 60 paintings and calligraphy lots have been consigned by the estate of a South American collector. Principals at Golden State Auction gallery said in a statement: “Chinese art [and antiques are] the best investment tool for the 21st century…better than investments in finance and real estate.”

Among the highlights in Golden State’s auction is an18th-century Zitan 'dragon'-insert Ming puddingstone-top table. It has a dragon pattern on all sides and displays the distinctive style of Qing Empire Qianlong Palace furniture. Extremely rare and precious, it is estimated at $60,000-$100,000. Golden State Auction Gallery notes that the legs may have been later (19th century) additions.

Another prized piece is a rare 18th/19th-century grade-A translucent jadeite carved insect and melon with scrollwork vines. Insects on the melon symbolize the Five Fortunes. With stand, it is estimated at $250,000-$350,000.

For information on any lot in the sale, contact Calvin Wong by calling 415-379-4700 or 415-722-9487; or e-mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE

18th-century Zitan 'dragon'-insert Ming puddingstone-top table. Dragon pattern on all sides. Distinctive style of Qing Empire Qianlong Palace furniture. Extremely rare and precious. Note: straight legs may be 19th-century additions. Estimate $60,000-$100,000. Golden State Auction Gallery image. 

Extremely rare 18th/19th-century grade-A translucent jadeite carved insect and melon with stand. Insects on melon symbolize Five Fortunes. Scrollwork vines overall. Estimate $250,000-$350,000. Golden State Auction Gallery image. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 November 2012 14:19
 
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