Skinner to Host Asian Art Auction in Marlborough MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – January 10, 2013 – Skinner, Inc., one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of Asian Works of Art on January 31st in its Marlboroug
News-Antique.com - Jan 10,2013 - With a diverse selection of nearly 1200 Chinese, Korean, and Japanese decorative arts and antiques, the Asian Marlborough sale offers a wide selection of material that will generate excitement for both collectors and interior designers alike.
Chinese Porcelain & Ceramics
Porcelain offerings include a 20th century red and blue Chinese dish depicting dragons (lot 58, estimated between $500 and $700), a pair of small 20th century Chinese covered cups decorated with diverse roundels (lot 28, $500 to $700), a 19th century Chinese red bowl with reverse bamboo design (lot 69, $600 to $800), and a pair of small, 20th century Chinese yellow Famille Rose dishes decorated with bats (lot 31, $500 to $800).
Furniture, Scrolls, & Decorative Objects
Furniture highlights include a 20th century Chinese tapered cabinet (lot 480, $1,000 to $1,200) and a low Kang table (lot 490, $300 to $500).
A fine group of paintings and calligraphy will be offered, including a pair of Chinese scrolls in the manner of Yu Youren (lot 200, $2,000 to $2,500) and a Chinese hanging scroll in the manner of Zhang Daqian depicting a landscape (lot 205, $800 to $1,000).
Notable objects include a bronze, four-faced, eight-armed figure of Buddha seated on a single lotus throne (lot 299, $800 to $1,000).
Previews, Catalogue and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held on Monday, January 28, 2013, 12p.m.-5 p.m., and Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 12 p.m.-7 p.m., and Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 12p.m.-5 p.m., and Thursday, January 31, 2013, 9 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Illustrated catalogue #2632M is available from the subscription department at 508-970-3240. It is also available at the gallery. Prices realized will be available at www.skinnerinc.com during and after the sale. Skinner's site also allows users to view all lots in the auctions, leave bids, order catalogues, and bid live in real-time through SkinnerLive!
Skinner, Inc. is one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art. With expertise in over 20 specialty collecting areas, Skinner draws the interest of buyers from all over the world and its auctions regularly achieve world record prices. Skinner provides a broad range of auction and appraisal services, and it is widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the auction business. Skinner’s appraisal experts regularly appear on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Works of Art, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, 20th Century Design, Fine Ceramics, Fine Silver, Fine Jewelry, Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Fine Wines, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Antique Motor Vehicles, Toys, Dolls & Collectibles, Discovery and Science, Technology & Clocks. Skinner galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough, Mass. For more information on upcoming auctions and events, visit Skinner’s web site www.skinnerinc.com.