Yu Zhiding's Happiness through Chan Practice: Portrait of Wang Shizhen, a handscroll in ink and color on silk, sold for $3,442,500, a US auction record price for a Chinese classical painting.  The estimate was $120,000-150,000.

NEW AUCTION RECORD SET FOR A CLASSICAL CHINESE PAINTING SOLD IN THE US AT $3.4 MILLION

  • March 26, 2010

In New York, the Christie's March 25th sale For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection achieved $13,866,500 and was 71% sold by lot, 94% sold by ...

Galerie Schmit

SHANGHAI FINE JEWELLERY AND ART FAIR TO OPEN ON MAY 16 – 23, 2010

  • March 18, 2010

The second edition of The Shanghai Fine Jewellery and Art Fair comes to the historic Shanghai Exhibition Centre this Spring between May 16 and May 23, 2010. For eight days, Shanghai’s Exhibition ...

A pair of red cinnabar lacquer thrones, Qing dynasty, 18th to 19th century.  Courtesy of Asiantiques.

30TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE SUMMER ANTIQUES SHOW TO PRESENT MORE THAN 550 INTERNATIONAL DEALERS, 70 ANTIQUARIAN BOOK DEALERS SEPTEMBER 2-5, 2010

  • March 22, 2010

  Recognized as the largest indoor antiques show in the nation, the 30th Annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show will return to the Baltimore Convention Center Labor Day weekend, September ...

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, The Indoor Wedding Dance, 1622 To be exhibited by De Jonckheere, Paris at TEFAF Maastricht 2010

FROM YACHTS TO OLD MASTERS How investment helped the art market weather the economic crisis

  • February 26, 2010

  A change in luxury spending habits caused by the recession has helped the international art and antiques market weather the global economic storm. This is revealed by a new report ...

Lower Sepik River mask, 12", early 20th c.

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Shows Brings World's Best Tribal Art Galleries to the City

  • February 4, 2010

The 24th Annual San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show will be at the Fort Mason Center from February 12-14, 2009. Widely recognized by arts and museum professionals as the best Tribal Art ...

Women on a Terrace, Vilavail ragini from a Ragamala series, Mughal, Lucknow, India ca.1770-80.

San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show Opens at Fort Mason Center

  • February 4, 2010

 The 14th Annual San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show (SFAPA) returns to the Fort Mason Center February 5-7, 2010. One of the top Asian Art Shows in North America, the upcoming 2010 ...

Cat Butler by Diego Giacometti, to be exhibited by L’Arc en Seine, Paris.

TEFAF DESIGN Presents Rare and Influential Pieces in 2010; TEFAF MAASTRICHT 12-21 MARCH 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • December 17, 2009

  TEFAF Design, the stylish newcomer to TEFAF Maastricht in 2009, will exhibit works by some of the greatest names in the history of design when the world’s most influential art and ...

Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), new exhibitor L&M Arts.

BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE – TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • November 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most influential art and antiques fair, will have a record number of 260 exhibitors from 17 countries when the 23rd edition opens at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition ...

Large kovsh Carl Fabergé, over-stamping workmaster’s mark Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908 Silver-gilt, opaque and painted filigree enamel, cabochon amethysts, 29.8 x 38.3 x 24 cm © Khalili Collection, courtesy of Khalili Family Trust

KHALILI COLLECTION OF ENAMELS OF THE WORLD TO BE UNVEILED AT THE HERMITAGE MUSEUM, ST PETERSBURG

  • The State Hermitage Museum
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  • November 10, 2009

Enamels of the World 1700-2000 from the Khalili Collections, to be exhibited at the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, from 8 December 2009 to 14 March 2010, is the inaugural presentation of a ...

The November 2 sale, Part II of the Mariani Collection, brings many rare and impressive pieces to auction.

The Antonio and Liliane Mariani Collection of Continental & English Furniture & Decorative Arts at Auction at Bonhams & Butterfields in November

  • Bonhams
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  • October 28, 2009

More than 400 lots of superb English, French and Italian furniture and decorative arts from the collections of the late Antonio Mariani and his wife Liliane Mariani, owners of the well-respected ...

This Imperial white jade double-dragon seal is estimated to sell for £100,000 to £150,000 at Bonhams.

Emperor Guangxu's Imperial White Jade Double-Dragon Seal To Sell At Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • October 26, 2009

The wise words – 'Love your people as you would your own children' - on the seal of a Chinese Emperor who ruled a century ago were not enough to save his reign during the Boxer Rebellion around ...

An unusual, 18th Century, iron kawari kabuto "eccentrically shaped helmet" by Fujiwara Yoichi is estimated at $45/55,000.

Samurai Arms & Armor Dating Back to 11th Century Goes to Bonhams New York Auction Block

  • Bonhams
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  • October 12, 2009

On October 22nd, international auctioneers Bonhams will offer over 100 lots of Samurai Arms & Armor. For collectors fascinated with the storied tradition of the Samurai, this upcoming sale at ...

Chinese Molded White Glazed Porcelain Vase, Jiaqing seal mark and of the Period, The Collection of Hugh J.  Grant and Lucie Mackey Grant.  Sold by Doyle New York to a buyer from China for $710,500.  A world auction record for a single vase of this period.

CHINESE JIAQING MOLDED WHITE GLAZED PORCELAIN VASE SELLS FOR $710,500 AT DOYLE NEW YORK'S SEPTEMBER 14, 2009 AUCTION OF ASIAN WORKS OF ART

  • Doyle New York
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  • September 21, 2009

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase from the Qianlong Period Achieves $662,500 Sale Totals Over $2.5 Million Amid Strong International Competition Doyle New York's Asian Works of ...

Buddhist Deity, possibly Avalokitesvara, The Bodhisattva of Compassion, 17th Century, given to Emma Harker by Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhis Gift To His Irish Friend, Emma Harker, For Sale At Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • August 7, 2009

A Burmese Arakan gilt bronze figure of a seated Buddhist Deity, possibly Avalokitesvara, The Bodhisattva of Compassion, 17th Century, given to Emma Harker by Mahatma Gandhi, will be sold by ...