NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- Lark Mason
, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 400 lots of important Asian art will be up for bidding on igavelauctions.com in an online sale that goes live on March 29 and closes on April 19th. The outstanding works of art represent a wide swathe of Asian periods and disciplines, from the Sui dynasty through the 20th century.
Among the star lots in this sale is a pair of Japanese Komai vases that are both unusually fine and exceptionally large, as well as a selection of paintings by Qi Baishi and Li Keran, two of the most important modern master Chinese painters. The Qi Baishi paintings were purchased by the owners family in the 1940s and are accompanied by letters from the artist. . Says Lark Mason, It is a pleasure to offer these and other lots that are both historically significant and artistically important.
In addition to the Japanese Komai Vases from the Meiji Period (Estimate: $150,000-250,000), other sale highlights include:
*Chinese Huanghuali Cosmetic Chest, ca. 1700 (Estimate: $40,000-60,000)
*Li Keran (CHINESE, 1907-1989), Ink on Paper, Boy Riding a Water Buffalo
*Qi Baishi (CHINESE, 1864-1957), Ink on Paper, Peonies and Grasshopper
*Qi Baishi (CHINESE, 1864-1957), Ink on Paper, Dragonfly and Flower
*Chinese Carved Hardwood Throne, 19th/20th Century (Estimate: $25,000-40,000)
*18th century Chinese Celadon Jade Lobed Dragon Brushwasher
*Egyptian Andesite Porphyry Jar, Early Dynastic Period (Estimate: $15,000-25,000)
*Qi Baishi (CHINESE, 1864-1957), Lotus Flower (Estimate: $10,000-20,000)
*Chinese Porcelain Wucai Dragon and Phoenix Dish, Kangxi Mark and Period. (Estimate: $10,000-15,000)