Cover of Tang, gilt copper volume of the Pratyutpanna Sutra (Vol.  3).  Finely incised in clerical script.  Lot 151, $200,000.  Gianguan Auctions March 10 sale.

Gianguan Auctions March 10th Sale Is Exploration of Connoisseurship

  • 2018-02-15

Collectors of Chinese works of art will find Gianguan Auctions, pre-Asia Week sale on Saturday, March 10th, an exploration in connoisseurship.  The marquee item is Zhao Mengfu’s "Script ...

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Sui Dynasty gilt-bronze altarpiece of Buddha Maitreya with seven Buddha on lotus blossom thrones.  Gianguan Auctions, March, 2018.

Chinese Buddhist Devotional Art Leads Gianguan Auctions March Sale

  • 2018-01-10

Gianguan Auctions will hold its 16th annual spring sale on Saturday, March 10. Marquee properties include a rare Sui Dynasty Buddhist altarpiece, a Northern Qi Buddhist stele and  a ...

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Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Sold December 5, 2017 for $80,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $40,000 to $60,000)

First Use of “Virginia” Sees $80K at Swann Galleries

  • 2017-12-07
  • Swann Galleries

Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books that one could be forgiven for getting lost. Many buyers chose ...

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Early jade stem cup.  Gianguan Auctions, December 9 sale.

Preview of Buddhist Art and Chinese Modern Paintings Now At Gianguan Auctions

  • 2017-12-05

For the next four days, Gianguan Auctions' gallery at 39 W. 59th Street is welcoming collectors to view the properties in their upcoming December 9 sale.  On view are icons of Buddhist ...

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