Asian Sale Totals $3.4 Million on iGavelAuctions.com NEW YORK, NY–May, 16 2011–The iGavel Auctions sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art, presented by Lark Mason and iGavel Associates, that closed on May 13th, 2011, had 319 lots sold.
News-Antique.com - May 16,2011 - The final result was a total of over $3,400,000. Bidders/buyers were from many countries with a large group of successful bidders from the People’s Republic of China.
The highest lot sold had 36 bids reaching a price of $990,000. This lot was a large Chinese Porcelain Figure of Amitayus on Lotus Base, 18th/19th century. The second highest lot was a Chinese Green, White and Russet Jadeite Carved Table Screen, 20th century which achieved a selling price of over $385,000 with 48 bids.
Twelve lots from this auction achieved prices above $50,000 each and had over 320 bids placed. Highlights of this group are a Chinese Green and Lavender Jadeite Dragon Decorated Vase, 20th century which sold for over $117,000, a Pair of Chinese Parcel-Gilt & Lacquered Bronze Standing Figures of Bodhisattvas, Ming Dynasty sold for $111,000, a Pair of Chinese White Jade Covered Bowls, 20th century, sold for $105,000, a Chinese Celadon Jade Immortal with Peaches, 20th century sold for $90,000, and a Chinese Hardstone Mounted Black Lacquer, Zitan and Hardwood Table Screen, 18th / 19th century sold for $90,000.
iGavel is a leader in online art auctions. Our sellers are a select group of international dealers, non-profit organizations, and regional auction houses, who follow a code of professional conduct in their presentation and sale of works of art on the iGavel Auctions site.
Lark E. Mason - President of iGavel - was formerly a Senior Vice President with Sotheby’s Chinese Works of Art Department, and a Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com. He frequently appears on national and international media as a guest appraiser.