Mountain Temple by Wang Hui.  Lot 192.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9.

Reflections of the Artist's Character: Chinese Paintings at Gianguan Auctions

  • September 5, 2017

When it comes to classic Chinese paintings, there are few things more desirable than a painting that reflects the personality and character of the artist. This point is made poignant in the ...

CASVA members tour the Gallery's objects conservation lab with Shelley Sturman, head of objects conservation, National Gallery of Art, October 2016

National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Announces 2017–2018 Academic Year Appointments

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • August 20, 2017

Washington, DC—The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), a world-renowned research institution that brings distinguished scholars from around the world to the National Gallery of ...

Drawings by ex-slave Bill Traylor (American, 1854-1949) and ceramics by Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)

CRN Auctions to sell recently uncovered works by former slave Bill Traylor.

  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • September 5, 2017

     On Sunday, September 10th at 11 a.m. CRN Auctions will be conducting its annual September auction in Cambridge, Massachusetts.    The sale will be the usual CRN eclectic mix of American, ...

Yuan wucai guan from Bo Ling Di Studio.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Open Sunday & Labor Day: Gianguan Auction Previews

  • September 3, 2017

With impressive collections of Chinese art coming to the podium on Saturday, September 9, Gianguan Auctions is open for previews Sunday (today) and Labor Day Monday. The principals and specialists ...

Pair of Large Bronze and Cloisonné Roosters, China (Lot 333, Estimate $20,000-30,000)

Treasures of the East: Skinner’s September Asian Works of Art Auction Offers Alluring Jade, Cloisonné, and Textiles

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • September 1, 2017

Skinner’s fall Asian Works of Art auctionpresents more than 500 lots, with outstanding examples of textiles, jade, cloisonné, painted miniatures, Peking glass, and metal wares. The auction will ...

Chinese Celadon and Russet Jade Peach-Form Box, 18th Century, Length 5 3/4 inches.  Property from a Private Minneapolis Collection.  Estimate: $20,000-30,000

Doyle's Asian Works of Art Auction to Feature Property from a Private Minneapolis Collection

  • August 30, 2017

Scheduled during the week of Asian sales in New York, Doyle’s Asian Works of Art auction on Monday, September 11 at 10am presents the arts of China, Japan and Southeast Asia from the Neolithic ...

Oil on canvas painting by British-born American artist Thomas Sully (1783-1872), titled Portrait of a Young Woman with Wheat and Flowers on her Bonnet , done in 1841 (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Paintings by Sully, Sheppard and New Orleans and other regional artists will be auctioned Sept. 16-17

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • August 29, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fine collections of Newcomb Pottery, bronzes and Asian items, original artwork by American artists (much of it from New Orleans and other regional painters), silver, estate ...

Eastern Wei Guanyin.  Stone.  Lot 258.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

14th C.Tibetan Frieze and Wei Stone Buddha Headline at Gianguan Auctions

  • August 28, 2017

Wednesday, August 30 is the first day collectors of Buddhist Art will view the remarkable collection assembled at Gianguan Auctions.  The items–of gilt bronze, stone, laquered wood, and ink on ...

Sam Gilliam (b.1933), Fan Fire IV

Weschler's Sept. 15 Auctions Mark Grand Opening of New Galleries

  • Weschler's
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  • August 25, 2017

Weschler's to auction noted Baltimore estate & Capital Collections sale ROCKVILLE, MD - Weschler’s, the Washington area's oldest auction house, will inaugurate its new location with two ...

Warring States carved jade pillow.  Headrest above two hogs.  Gianguan Auctions Lot 254, September 9.

Chinese Headrests Make For Good Pillow Talk

  • August 24, 2017

The small, personal items from China's long history are as fascinating to collectors as paintings and ceramics. Take, for instance, the "pillow" collection coming to auction at Gianguan Auctions on ...

Oil on board painting by William Aiken Walker (Md./S.C., 1838-1921), depicting a female sharecropper hoeing a cotton field (est.  $5,000-$8,000).

Diminutive genre painting by William Aiken Walker will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s Sept. 16 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • August 24, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on board genre painting by William Aiken Walker (Md./S.C., 1838-1921), a Chinese Ming dynasty Junyao purple splashed footed pottery bowl, a set of 12 Mintons for Tiffany ...

Signature stone of Wang Shou, Ming scholar and artist.  Lot 41.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Ming Signature Seal Honors Sun

  • August 21, 2017

Ironically, an approprite rememberance of the Total Eclipse of 2017 was created nearly five hundred years ago by a Ming Dynasty scholar and artist. It is one of the affordable signature stone ...

Conjoined tianhuang seal with coiling Qilin atop.  Height: 2 in.  Width: 31⁄2 in.  Lot 49.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Chinese Signature Seals - Best Sellers at Gianguan Auctions

  • August 16, 2017

There's a trend in the works and it's coming from a decidedly traditional place - the emporers and scholars of China. Everyone wants one of the carved signature seals that were originally used to ...

Tibetan, gilt-bronze frieze.  Lot 270 at Gianguan Auctions, September 9, 2017.

Buddhist Art Leads Gianguan Auctions September Sale

  • August 13, 2017

Buddhist art in its splendid forms is the theme of Gianguan Auctions’ upcoming sale on September 9th. The catalog cover lot is an elegant gray-stone Guanyin seated in dhyanasana, clad in a plain ...

Wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul Laurens (1838-1921), depicting an unknown man of means (est.  $2,000-$3,000).

Oil portrait attributed to Jean Paul Laurens (Fr., 1838-1921) will come up for bid August 25th

  • Converse & Company
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  • August 7, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – A colorful cloisonné tripod censer of three enameled cranes is expected to bring $3,000-$5,000 and a wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul ...