Tag Archives: Calligraphy

Antiques Peek: February 2019

Antiques Peek: February 2019

The Power of the Pen by Jessica Kosinski For as long as humanity has existed, communication has been essential. Today, computers are commonly used to communicate. It is easy to send an email across thousands of miles in a matter of seconds. However, handwritten communication is also still a part of modern culture, and it […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese white jade seal, $90,000, Kaminski Auctions

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese white jade seal, $90,000, Kaminski Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Chinese carved white jade seal with intricate carvings on the side of gilt calligraphy sold for $90,000 at an  Asian & Estate Auction held July 12 by Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, Mass. Also, a military sword with a scabbard of metal and wood […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A fine illuminated manuscript of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s The Blessed Damozel from the calligraphic master Albert Sangorski sold for $30,000 at an auction of Fine Books From the Library of Dr. Elmer Belt (1893-1980), the renowned surgeon and […]

Asian Scroll Paintings

Chinese Paper ‘Edict’ Handscroll

Asian Scroll Paintings By I.M. Chait We all know what scrolls are, but why are they scrolls? There is a long history, all over the world, having to do with things that are written and then rolled up for easy transport and for ease in unrolling, either to view or to read. These rolled writings […]