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Moonflask

Third Qing ‘dragon boat’ flask emerges in US

05 February 2024

A famille rose porcelain moon flask, possibly made at the imperial kilns for the Qing emperor Jiaqing, took more than 75-times estimate at auction.

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Scroll on Song in the Windy City

06 November 2023

Chinese item was owned by dealer who ran famed store on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago

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Imperial Qing porcelain comes to Dallas sale

02 October 2023

A good example of imperial Qing famille rose porcelain emerged for sale at J Garrett Auctioneers (28% buyer’s premium) in Dallas on September 11.

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Market fresh breeze blows through Scottish saleroom

12 June 2023

Trio of collections is offered in Perth auction with estimates pitched to entice bidders

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Kangxi period famille verte covered vases star in selection of ceramics on show

05 June 2023

The Galerie JM Béalu et Fils will be showing a selection of Chinese ceramics in its left bank rue de Bac gallery.

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Republic period vase from an Antwerp private collection

05 June 2023

Tajan's Asian Art auction on June 12 will include this Tianquiping vase, a republic period piece bearing an apochryphal Qianlong mark to the base.

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Items from auctioneer Whitfield's collection come for sale

01 May 2023

The Asian & Islamic Art sale at Mallams in Cheltenham on May 24 includes items from the collection of auctioneer Paul Whitfield (1942–2018).

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Transitional vase decorated with scene from literary epic

01 May 2023

This 16in (41cm) blue and white sleeve vase from the Transitional period is on offer at the Bonhams Knightsbridge sale titled Asian Art on May 15.

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Auspicious aspects of vase for sale from a private collector

01 May 2023

The Asian art sale at Halls in Shrewsbury on May 11 features this 10½in (27cm) pink ground famille rose vase.

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Owned by a London connoisseur, gentleman collector and agent to Victor Rothschild

01 May 2023

This pair of 10in (25cm) famille verte and ormolu vases has a provenance to Arthur Tite (1904-84), the London connoisseur, gentleman collector and agent to Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron (1910-90).

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European landscapes in view on Canton vase

01 May 2023

This 14in (36cm) Qianlong mark and period Canton vase of square baluster form is painted with four oval cartouches with European rural landscape views.

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Porcelain appeal powers Du Boulay vase

17 April 2023

A strong performer in the Anthony du Boulay (1929-2022) sale at Duke’s (25% buyer’s premium) in Dorchester was this 10in (24.5cm) enamelled chinoisierie milchglas vase.

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Windowsill of opportunity provides Chinese vase

06 March 2023

Spotted sitting among modern pottery on the windowsill of a small cottage, a meiping porcelain vase with ‘robin’s egg’ blue glaze was the plum piece.

Cantonese porcelain vases

Huge ‘Antiques Roadshow’ Cantonese Chinese vases sell at auction in Birmingham

04 March 2023

A pair of mid-19th century Cantonese porcelain vases that featured on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, not once but twice, were auctioned at Fellows.

Guangxu kamcheng

Straits Settlement new high set at Singapore auction

23 January 2023

A record for Peranakan or Straits Settlement porcelain was set at an auction in Singapore when a Guangxu kamcheng took Sin$74,000 (£46,000).

Chinese jardiniere

Walpole’s cat-killing fish bowl returns to Strawberry Hill

24 October 2022

A Chinese jardiniere once used as a fish bowl by Horace Walpole (1717-97) is to return to his Strawberry Hill home.

Armchair

Qing vase and Ming armchair make eight figure sums as bidders compete in Hong Kong

17 October 2022

One boasted an illustrious ‘Fonthill heirloom’ provenance, the other a Hotung collection background

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Vase reveals a tale of romance

17 October 2022

The auctioneers at Hargesheimer (28% buyer’s premium) in Dusseldorf were not expecting the broad international interest eventually generated by an 18in (45cm) high Chinese porcelain vase.

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Focus on Chinese five-figure buys from the regions

10 October 2022

Although catalogued as Kangxi period, an ovoid blue and white vase offered by Stacey’s (20% buyer’s premium) on September 20 is a Transitional piece.

Chinese blue and white vase

Chinese vase sells for 3850-times estimate in French sale

05 October 2022

A Chinese blue and white vase with a Qianlong mark shot past its four-figure estimate to sell for €7.7m (£6.2m) in France on October 1 – described as winning the 'EuroMillions' by the auction house.

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