NEW YORK, NY.-
Lark Mason Associates announced that its autumn 2021 Asian art sale opened for bidding on October 5th through October 21st on iGavel Auctions
. With over 500 lots on sale, the auction centers around a strong collection of approximately 70 archaic and later jades that were purchased mainly in the 1970's from reputable sources, including Christie's, Sotheby's, Spink & Son's and other galleries. Many jades have a copy of the original invoice and often the original sale date and lot number. The collection features several examples of yellow jade, including a beautiful yellow jade water coupe carved with three rams that dates to the Qianlong period. It also includes several archaic jade blades, cong-form carvings and a Huang- form jade dating to the Han dynasty (206BC-220 AD). Rounding out the sale are over 100 lots of Japanese arms, including swords, blades, tsubas and other sword fittings, dating from the 15th to 19th centuries.
Among the top highlights are a large 17th/18th century Chinese Bronze Jardiniere, (Estimate: $20,000-40,000); a Chinese Green Jade Brush Pot, Republic Period (1912-1949) (Estimate: $12,000-18,000); a Chinese Yellow Jade Brushwasher with Rams, Qialong Period (1735-1796) (Estimate: $10,000/15,000); an 18th/19th century Chinese Red and Black Lacquer Table Cabinet, (Estimate: $8,000/12,000); a Chinese White Jade Flask with Rams, 18th Century (Estimate: $6,000/9,000); a Chinese Jade Archaic Pendant (Estimate: $5,000/8,000); an 18th century Chinese Kesi Elephant Throne Cover (Estimate: $5,000-8,000); a set of 18th century Chinese Scarlet Velvet Chair and Throne Covers (Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000); a Chinese Embroidered Silk Court Robe, circa 1900 (Estimate: $4,000-6,000); and a Chinese Enamel Decorated Porcelain Brushpot, Republic Period (1912-1949), (Estimate: $3,000/5,000).
We are delighted to offer such a wide range of Chinese and Japanese objects, many with accessible estimates, which are sure to please collectors and Asian art enthusiasts of all persuasions, says Lark Mason.
The Japanese arms and armor will be on display at the New Braunfels, Texas sales room, 210 W. Mill Street. Hours are Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. The New York sales room, located at 227 E. 120th Street, is open by appointment only. Phone 212-289-5524, or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org