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 ...

The November 8th, 300-lot Los Angeles-based sale will feature pieces from François Linke and Paul Sormani, KPM and Meissen porcelain, beautiful examples of gilt bronze and lighting fixtures as well as a discerning selection of furniture, decorative and fine arts from across Europe.

Style on Sunset : 'Grand Salon' Elegance to Highlight Sunset Estate Auction in November

  • October 28, 2009

Style on Sunset: 'Grand Salon' Elegance to Highlight Sunset Estate Auction in November at Bonhams & Butterfields International fine arts auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased ...

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 ...

Luo Ping was one of the most versatile, original, and celebrated artists in eighteenth-century China.

First Comprehensive Exhibition Featuring China's 18th-Century Master Painter Luo Ping Goes on View at Metropolitan Museum October 6

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • October 03, 2009

The first comprehensive exhibition of Luo Ping's paintings ever presented in America, Eccentric Visions: The Worlds of Luo Ping (1733-1799) will bring together nearly 60 works, including many ...

Estimated to sell for £25,000-35,000, this rare necklace comes from the Collection of Maharajah Ranjit Singh and Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63).

NECKLACE OWNED BY WIFE OF THE LAST SIKH RULER, THE LION OF THE PUNJAB, FOR SALE AT BONHAMS

  • Bonhams
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  • October 01, 2009

FROM THE FIGHTING INDIAN QUEEN WHO DEFIED BRITAIN. An important 19th Century emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, reputedly worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur wife of Ranjit ...

Japanese Mandalas: Emanations and Avatars

Japanese Mandalas on View at Metropolitan Museum through November 29

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • June 30, 2009

Exhibition dates: June 18 – November 29, 2009 Location: The Sackler Wing Galleries for the Arts of Japan, 2nd Floor An impressive group of Japanese mandalas—graphic depictions of the Buddhist ...