Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Pair of Chinese porcelain vases, $1.205 million, Doyle New York
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A pair of 19th century Chinese famille rose glazed porcelain covered vases, measuring 16 inches in height and bearing the Qianlong seal mark, sold for $1.205 million at an Asian Works of Art Auction held Sept. 15 by Doyle New York in Manhattan. Also, a pair of 19th century white jade chrysanthemum-shaped bowls, 6 7/8 inches in diameter, realized $100,000; a large zitan table fetched $93,750; and a Qing Dynasty agarwood scepter, 17 ½ inches long, elaborately carved as a fruiting gourd vine, finished at $81,250. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.