Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Famille rose plaques, $463,000, Michaan’s
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A pair of famille rose porcelain plaques from the Republic period of Wang Qi (1884-1937) sold for $463,000 at a Fine Asian Works of Art Auction held June 23 by Michaan’s Auctions in Alameda, Calif. Also, a folding screen inset with porcelain plaques coasted to $59,000; two huanghuali horseshoe back armchairs with side table fetched $100,300; a landscape hanging scroll by Wu Hufan (1894-1968) made $59,000; a cinnabar lacquer scroll form box brought $38,350; and a spinach double gourd form wall vase reached $23,600. Prices include a 17 percent buyer’s premium.