Tag Archives: Qing Dynasty

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Guanyin figure, $760,500, Thomaston Place

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese Guanyin figure, $760,500, Thomaston Place

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 17th century Chinese Qing dynasty blanc de chine porcelain seated figure depicting Guanyin, the goddess of compassion, with the seal of potter He Chaozong, sold for $760,500 at a Summer Auction held Aug. 25-26 by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Maine. Also, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hockney photo portfolio, $75,000, Millea Brothers

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hockney photo portfolio, $75,000, Millea Brothers

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A David Hockney 1976 photo portfolio from the collection of Ileana Sonnabend sold for $75,000 at a Spring Select Auction held May 17-19 by Millea Brothers in Boonton, N.J. Also, a 17th or 18th century Italian specimen marble top on table base made $43,750; […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo, $79,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo, $79,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare 1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera sports car, white with black leather interior and just 61,000 miles on the odometer, sped off for $79,500 at a Spring Salon Auction held May 2-3 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a matching pair […]

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2015

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $5,029 (36 bids): Carved Chinese Bamboo Boat, Immortals, Late Qing Dynasty. A hollow section of bamboo root carved as a gathering of Immortals and Scholars, with leafy pine tree canopy and wave-shaped hardwood stand. Condition: the wood is dry, dusty and uncleaned, two heads missing, and possibly a section […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Rosewood center table, $86,637, Neal Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Rosewood center table, $86,637, Neal Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An American Rococo carved and laminated rosewood center table attributed to John H. Belter, circa 1850-1860, sold for $86,637 at a Winter Estates Auction held Jan. 31-Feb.1 by Neal Auction Company in New Orleans, La. Also, a beautifully carved late Qing Dynasty jadeite censer […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Qing Dynasty vase, $24.7 million, Skinner

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Qing Dynasty vase, $24.7 million, Skinner

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Qing Dynasty vase, $24.7 million, Skinner Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A monumental Fencai Chinese Imperial Qing Dynasty vase sold for $24.7 million at an Asian Works of Art Auction held Sept. 17 by Skinner, Inc., in Boston, Mass. It was the most ever paid at […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Pair of Chinese porcelain vases, $1.205 million, Doyle New York

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Pair of Chinese porcelain vases, $1.205 million, Doyle New York

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 […]

Ken’s Korner: $50 lidded vessel sells for $26,550

Ken’s Korner: $50 lidded vessel sells for $26,550

Ken’s Korner: $50 lidded vessel sells for $26,550 News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Not long ago a couple was browsing a small antiques shop in Fresno, Calif., when they spotted an Asian blue-glazed porcelain vessel, but the $150 price tag was kind of steep so they begged […]