iGavel Auctions Presents, Asian, Ancient & Ethnographic Works of Art Now Live on iGavelAuctions.com NEW YORK, NY October 26, 2010- iGavel Inc. fall sale of Asian, Ancient & Ethnographic Works of Art is now available for bidding until November 3rd, 2010 at www.igavelauctions.com.
News-Antique.com - Oct 26,2010 - The sale contains over 450 lots, including works from China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Africa, Pacific Asia and other cultures. Highlights include A Chinese Gilt Bronze Figure of Vajrasattva with an incised six character Xuande mark to the top front edge of the lotus base, estimated at $400,000-500,000. The bronze descended through the families of collectors Jacques Tindel and Monsieur and Madame Alphonse Franck, Paris. This lot requires pre-approval for bidding, and the sale of this lot concludes November 4th. Other highlights include an album by Huang Bin Hong, estimated at $60,000-90,000; another album by Qi Bai Shi, (1863-1957), estimated at $60,000-80,000. The sale contains a fine collection of ceramics, works of art, and furniture, including a Chinese Celadon Glazed Brush Pot, Kangxi period, 18th Century; Chinese Blue Ground and Yellow Enamel Dragon Dish, Qianlong Mark and Period, (1736-1795); Chinese Celadon Jade Carved Rhyton, 17th / 18th Century; Chinese Huanghuali Yokeback Armchair, 17th Century, estimated at $40,000-60,000; and a Pair of Chinese Huanghuali, Hardwood and Lac Burgaute Cabinets, 17th / 18th Century. iGavelAuctions.com is a leader in online art auctions, offering collectors and dealers high quality fine art, antiques and collectables guaranteed for accuracy and condition. iGavel auctions are modeled on the traditional live auction format, where each lot includes detailed photographic images, a professional description, and an accurate condition report. Lark E. Mason - President of iGavel - was formerly a Senior Vice President with Sotheby’s Chinese Works of Art Department, and Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com, and is frequently asked to be a guest appraiser on national and international media.