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 ½ inches tall, sold for $20,425 at an Arts of Asia Sale held March 23 by Schwenke’s Woodbury Auction in Woodbury, Conn. Also, a vintage roll of Chinese imperial pattern silk in gold with five-toed dragon pattern, 16 yards long by 30 inches wide, fetched $18,750; and a Chinese framed embroidered panel on silk, 19th century, depicting a family of six, 53 inches tall by 50 inches wide, hit $7,200. Prices include a 17 percent buyer’s premium.