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Famille rose: prized Chinese export
NEW YORK – Chinese famille rose porcelain has been admired for centuries, not only for its delicately beautiful color palette, but also its craftsmanship and decorative motifs, which are rich in symbolism.
Decorative art in the spotlight at Don Presley Auction’s March 19 sale
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The antiques trade lost veteran auctioneer Don Presley early this year, but the company that bears his name is carrying on with an auction March 19 that is loaded with the fine quality antiques he loved to handle. While many of the major names in decorative arts – Daum, Galle, […]
I.M. Chait sale Feb. 21 features items gifted by Middle Eastern ruler
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Antique Omani pottery and jewelry from the collection of Louisa Montague, a former tourism director, and gifted by Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, will be sold to the highest bidders at an I.M. Chait Gallery auction Feb. 21.
Gianguan Auctions sees June 10 sale as opportune time to buy
NEW YORK – As Gianguan Auctions prepares for its June 10 sale, Kwong Lum, president of the company, advises collectors on how to manage the changing dynamic in the Chinese art market. “This period of adjustment,” he says, “should be viewed as an opportune time to buy.” Lum said that, according to the Chinese Association […]