Jade lotus form bowl, $230,500, Leslie Hindman
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A carved jade lotus form bowl sold for $230,500 at an Asian Works of Art Auction held Mar. 24-26 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. Also, a painting by Chinese artist Zhao Shao’ang went to a determined bidder for $86,500 (it had been purchased by the consignor at the artist’s studio in 1967); a pair of carved white jade quail boxes bearing imperial Qianlong marks hit $92,500; and a jade and wood hat stand carved with scrolling clouds surprised the audience early in the sale when it fetched $116,500. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.