Song Dynasty Scrolls, Screens & Fan Paintings
News about Song Dynasty Scrolls, Screens & Fan Paintings
Song Dynasty ceramics among Asian artworks offered by Skinner, March 23
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner Auctioneers will host a live Asian Works of Art sale at its Marlborough galleries on Wednesday, March 23 starting at 10 am Eastern time. Coinciding with Asia Week in New York, the auction will offer jade pieces, Song period ceramics, a broad range of famille rose, paintings and Buddhist sculptures. Absentee and Internet live […]
Song Dynasty scroll sells for $675K at Heritage Auctions
DALLAS – A rare painting from the Song Dynasty (A.D. 960-1279) of polo players riding donkeys soared to $675,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction to $1,337,455 in sales Dec. 11. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
Song Dynasty vase, Steinway piano are high notes in Capo sale July 25
NEW YORK – New York’s Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques in Long Island City will host their mid-summer auction on Saturday, July 25, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.
The peony and the peacock: classic motifs in Asian art
NEW YORK — Asian art and antiques are rich in symbolism. Among the most beloved fauna and flora motifs in this region and culture are peacocks and peonies — so much so that the two have even become fixtures in Western art.