Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Seal of approval for Asian spring27 June 2022
Asian art ‘circus’ moves to French capital for dealer shows and auctions in early June
LA sale adds touch of Hollywood20 June 2022
A collection from three actors will be offered in Los Angeles this month.
Buyers flock to Paris drawings show20 June 2022
Museums and collectors were not deterred by the Paris event’s date being pushed back.
BRAFA’s brave new venue13 June 2022
A selection of highlights from the upcoming BRAFA event held in the Belgian capital at its new venue of Brussels Expo.
Previews: International13 June 2022
A selection of upcoming lots this summer season from international auctions.
Qing vase with six appeal30 May 2022
Christie’s is holding an Asian art sale in Paris on July 6 and will be exhibiting works from the auction at the Pagoda during the Printemps Asiatique.
Hubert de Givenchy collections to be sold in Paris auction series30 May 2022
Collections drawn from two of Hubert de Givenchy’s residences are to be sold by Christie’s this month in a series of live and online auctions.
Double Dublin Asian auctions30 May 2022
Among the auction houses showing works at the Pagoda will be Irish firm Adam’s, previewing its two Asian spring sales taking place in Dublin on June 28-29.
Busy Brussels: BRAFA and Civilisations fairs coming up30 May 2022
From mid-June Brussels will be a hive of activity on the art and antiques front with plenty on offer to interest residents and draw visitors to the city.
Paris plots a path to Asian art30 May 2022
French capital follows the examples of New York and London for a dedicated week of events
Seal specially commissioned by the Qianlong Emperor30 May 2022
One of the highlights of Sotheby’s Asian art auction to be held in its Paris room on June 16 will be this jade seal carved with the imperial symbol of a dragon, estimated at €100,000-150,000.
Elaborate Chinese timepiece on offer in Paris auction30 May 2022
Aponem is holding a sale at Drouot on June 15.
Four sales for Marteau collection30 May 2022
On June 14 in Paris Bonhams will hold the first of four sales from the collection of Claude de Marteau which will be on view during the Printemps Asiatique Paris event.
Artcurial offerings in Paris include Nguyen Khang and Sanyu30 May 2022
One of the potential top lots in Artcurial’s Asian art auction in its Paris saleroom on June 8 will be a large 5ft 7in x 2ft 11in (1.72m x 89cm) lacquered wood panel by the Vietnamese lacquer artist Nguyen Khang (1912-89).
Chinese imperial highlights at the double in Paris23 May 2022
Pictured here are two examples of provenanced Chinese imperial works of art that achieved high prices in the French capital this spring.
Garden designer who collected carpets23 May 2022
In Massachusetts, auction firm Skinner (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) held the first of a series of sales given over to the carpet collection of Jim Dixon with an online session from April 25-May 6 and a live sale on May 4.
Meal time for two at Zurich auction23 May 2022
Koller will hold a three-session sale of Asian art in its Zurich rooms on June 1.
Drug jars given auction treatment23 May 2022
Single sale offers two notable collections featuring Italian maiolica and French faience
Popeye toys: Collector who originally sold tank wanted it back so badly he paid a record price16 May 2022
Specialist toy sales held in April on either side of the Atlantic have yielded some notable prices for items from two specific categories: toys relating to Popeye and a collection of toy boats.
Indiana sale offers majolica marvels16 May 2022
Strawser auction group holds a three-day sale series in Indiana on May 25 & 27-28.