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Fans and Fashion

Fans and Fashion

By Kathryn Hanna Quick History of Fans. The ubiquitous cooling instrument for hot weather and making a fashion statement – ahhhh, the hand fan. Over the millennia, hand fans have evolved from simple implements of cooling to courtly status symbols

Museum Highlights: July 2016

Museum Highlights: July 2016

Mood Indigo: Textiles from Around the World On Exhibit Through October 9, 2016 The Seattle Asian Art Museum – Seattle, WA This summer, the Seattle Asian Art Museum celebrates a color rich with history in the exhibition Mood Indigo: Textiles

Gavels n’ Paddles: Chinese stick-neck vase, $426,000, Clars Auction

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese stick-neck vase, $426,000, Clars Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Chinese underglaze blue and white porcelain stick-neck dragon vase sold for $426,000 at an auction held June 27-28 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a Chinese

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese automaton clock, $526,750, S & S Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Chinese automaton clock, $526,750, S & S Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare 19th century Chinese gilt bronze with enamel automaton clock boasting elaborate jewel work and originally made for the Chinese Imperial market sold for $526,750 at a two-day,

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese Imperial seal box, $90,000, Gordon S. Converse

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Imperial seal box, $90,000, Gordon S. Converse

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese Imperial seal box, $90,000, Gordon S. Converse Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare antique Chinese carved Imperial seal box fitted with 16 seals of green jade circling a large central

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese wine vessel, $20,425, Schwenke’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese wine vessel, $20,425, Schwenke's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese wine vessel, $20,425, Schwenke’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Chinese archaistic bronze ritual vessel in the manner of the early Western Zhou Dynasty, with 24kt gold and silver inlays, 13

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese “Chicken Cup,” $36 million, Sotheby’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese “Chicken Cup,” $36 million, Sotheby's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese “Chicken Cup,” $36 million, Sotheby’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare Chinese Ming dynasty porcelain cup decorated with chicken images (hence its nickname the “Chicken Cup”), dating to the 15th

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese archaistic vase, $1.445 million, Christie’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese archaistic vase, $1.445 million, Christie's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese archaistic vase, $1.445 million, Christie’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A celadon-glazed relief-decorated archaistic vase carrying the Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (circa 1736-1795) sold for

Hand-Painted Scenic Meissen Porcelain from 1710 to 1880

Hand-Painted Scenic Meissen Porcelain from 1710 to 1880 The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 by Frederick Glauser Chinese potters purportedly, were the first to discover or invent the formula for hard paste porcelain in the 10th century AD.