Tag Archives: Ming Dynasty

Gavels 'n' Paddles: James Dean crash photos, $22,498, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: James Dean crash photos, $22,498, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A collection of 30 original glossy photos, many unpublished, vividly documenting the fatal car crash site of Hollywood actor James Dean in 1955 sold for $22,498 in an online auction held Aug. 8-15 by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Also, a copy of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese huanghuali bed, $1.385 million, Bonhams

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare Chinese huanghuali four-poster bed from the Ming Dynasty sold for $1.385 million at a week-long series of Asian Art Auctions held Sept. 12-16 by Bonhams in New York City. Also, a pair of Chinese 18th century white jade bird boxes knocked down […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese porcelain vase, $6,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese porcelain vase, $6,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain vase dating to the Chenghua period (1465-1487), 8 1/2 inches tall and with a milky white glaze, sold for $6,500 at a Summer Estates Auction held June 28 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a 2006 […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ming Dynasty Quanyin, $189,600, James D. Julia

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ming Dynasty Quanyin, $189,600, James D. Julia

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A bronze figure of a Quanyin from the Ming Dynasty period sold for $189,600 at an Antiques & Fine Art Auction held Feb. 4-6 by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me. Also, a set of 25 carved and painted shore birds by master […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Imperial seal box, $90,000, Gordon S. Converse

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Imperial seal box, $90,000, Gordon S. Converse

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese Imperial seal box, $90,000, Gordon S. Converse Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare antique Chinese carved Imperial seal box fitted with 16 seals of green jade circling a large central Shi-mounted seal, sold for $90,000 at an East Meets West Auction held Oct. 3 by […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Brian Coole oil on board, $19,800, Kaminski Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Brian Coole oil on board, $19,800, Kaminski Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Brian Coole oil on board, $19,800, Kaminski Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil on board painting by the English-born American artist Brian Coole (b. 1939), titled Boston From Chelsea Shore, sold for $19,800 at an auction held Aug. 24 by Kaminski Auctions in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese “Chicken Cup,” $36 million, Sotheby's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese “Chicken Cup,” $36 million, Sotheby's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese “Chicken Cup,” $36 million, Sotheby’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare Chinese Ming dynasty porcelain cup decorated with chicken images (hence its nickname the “Chicken Cup”), dating to the 15th century and one of only 19 known to exist (and one of only four in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1909 1-Yuan banknote, $15,230, Archives Int'l

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1909 1-Yuan banknote, $15,230, Archives Int'l

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1909 1-Yuan banknote, $15,230, Archives Int’l Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An unlisted 1909 1-Yuan Empire Issue Chinese banknote, in good condition with facing dragons, sold for $15,230 at an auction of rare Chinese and Asian banknotes held April 12 in Hong Kong, China by Archives International […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, $350,000, I. M. Chait

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, $350,000, I. M. Chait

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, $350,000, I. M. Chait Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 15th century early Ming Dynasty Xuande mark and period gilt-bronze Bodhisattva figure, 9 ¾ inches tall and elaborately decorated with cast “jewelry,” headdress and other adornments, sold for $350,000 at a Post-Asia Week Auction held […]

Yuan Dynasty porcelain jar, $1.324 million, I. M. Chait

Yuan Dynasty porcelain jar, $1.324 million, I. M. Chait

Yuan Dynasty porcelain jar, $1.324 million, I. M. Chait Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A magnificent 14th century Yuan Dynasty blue and white ovoid porcelain jar, with narrative scene from the Yuan zaju drama The Savior Yuchi Gong, sold for $1.324 million at an Asia Week Sale […]