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Imperial blue and white ‘dragon’ dish for Bonhams Hong Kong Auction

Imperial blue and white ‘dragon’ dish for Bonhams Hong Kong Auction

Bonhams Hong Kong Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auction to be held at 2pm on 24 November at the Island Ballroom of the Island Shangri-La Hotel will offer around 400 lots, including a selection of Imperial porcelain, gilt-bronze, cloisonné, jade, snuff bottle, lacquer, bamboo and scholarly art. The sale also features a single-owner […]

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VICTORIAN DRESSING BOX BRINGS £5,000 AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

VICTORIAN DRESSING BOX BRINGS £5,000 AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

An antique ladies dressing box has just totalled £5,000 in an Antiques, Homes & Interiors auction in Lichfield, (23rd October). The Victorian box made of rosewood and bound in brass boasts the luxury retailer mark of Asprey, London, (jewellers to Queen Victoria). The interior comprises everything an affluent Victorian lady could want whilst on her […]

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Master Distillers Unity Set auctions for over $10,000 at Bonhams

Master Distillers Unity Set auctions for over $10,000 at Bonhams

The Master Distillers Unity Set, a blend of seven different Kentucky Bourbons made in support of Parker Beam’s fight against ALS, sold for $10,115 on October 13 at Bonhams Whisky, Cognac & Rare Spirits auction in New York. The set consisted of two bottles of the exceptional spirit in crystal decanters, and sold for more […]

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Imperial Chinese ‘elephant’ hat stand for auction at Bonhams

Imperial Chinese ‘elephant’ hat stand for auction at Bonhams

An exceptional and very rare Imperial gilt-bronze ‘elephant’ hat stand estimated to sell for £80,000 to £120,000 in Bonhams Fine Chinese Art sale on November 7, was made by the Imperial workshops in Guangzhou as tribute to the Qing Court. The 49cm (19 inch) tall gilt-bronze hat stand embellished with semi-precious stones can be counted […]

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