Auction of Asian Works of Art on March 19, 2018
Scheduled during Asia Week New York
Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted for the September 2018 Asian Works of Art Sale
NEW YORK, NY -- Scheduled during Asia Week New York, Doyle’s Asian Works of Art auction on March 19, 2018 presented the arts of China, Japan and Southeast Asia from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Offerings included porcelain, pottery, jade, snuff bottles, scholar's objects, bronzes, screens, furniture and paintings.
With international competitive bidding in the saleroom, on the telephones and via the Internet, the auction totaled a strong $1,074,477, far surpassing its estimate of $458,600-670,800 with 70% sold by lot and and exceptional 93% sold by value.
Highlighting the sale was a Chinese Doucai glazed porcelain cup with the Chenghua Mark and of the Period. The cup was the subject of intense competition from bidders participating via the Internet that sent the price soaring past its estimate of $800-1,200 to achieve a stunning $200,000. Decorated with fruiting and flowering leafy rondels, the delicate cup measured a mere 1 3/4 inches in height and 3 1/8 inches in diameter. Also selling strongly was a Chinese white glazed porcelain bowl with the Yongzheng Mark and of the Period. The pristine white bowl fetched a remarkable $81,250, far exceeding its estimate of $8,000-10,000.
From the Estate of Vincent Squilla was a pair of Chinese blue and white glazed porcelain 'Lotus' dishes with the Qianlong Mark and of the Period that realized $50,000, far exceeding their estimate of $4,000-6,000. Also from this estate was a pair of Chinese copper red glazed porcelain bowls with the Kangxi Six-Character Mark and of the Period that fetched $34,375, also far surpassing their estimate of $2,000-4,000.
Chinese paintings featured a 16th century example by Jiang Song depicting man on a river before a dramatic mountainous landscape. Estimated at $2,000-3,000, the painting attracted competitive bidding that drove the price to an exceptional $75,000.
All prices include the Buyer's Premium.
We Invite You to Auction!
Consignments are currently being accepted for the September 2018 Asian Works of Art sale. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction evaluation. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection. For information, please call Marley Rabstenek at 212-427-4141, ext 299 or email asian@Doyle.com
Asia Week New York
Doyle is proud to be an Auction House Partner of Asia Week New York, the annual celebration of Asian art taking place on March 15-24, 2018. New York becomes the world's premier destination for collectors, curators, scholars and enthusiasts of Asian art, with special events presented throughout the city. For information on Asia Week New York, visit AsiaWeekNY.com or the Chinese language site at cn.asiaweekny.com