Over 700 bidders from around the world bid on an incredible collection of over 390 lots of Asian art, porcelains, ivory and jade at Dallas Auction Gallery on March 14th. Porcelains were the highlight of the evening including a pair of Chinese Qing Qianlong cloisonne vases, which sold on the auction house floor, for $147,000.00. Other highlights included two Impressive Chinese Republic revolving and reticulated porcelain vases from an estate in Oklahoma City, which sold for an impressive $110,250.00, and a Chinese late Ming-early Qing carved rhinoceros horn libation cup selling for $91,875.00 to a bidder on liveauctioneers.com.
Dallas Auction Gallery continues to prove themselves as a major player in the Asian antique and fine art market, conducting two Asian Auctions each year producing over $5,000,000.00 in sales.
Scott Shuford, President of Dallas Auction Gallery, said, “We are pleased with the number of bidders and the results that we achieved. I appreciate the relationships we have built over the past ten years with both our buyers and consignors, and I look forward to the rest of our 2012 auction schedule. Dallas Auction Gallery is always welcoming quality consignments for our upcoming sales.”
Bidding was available through liveauctioneers.com, dallasauctiongallery.com, in person and by phone. Dallas Auction Gallery will be selling more Asian antiques and fine art May 23rd. Highlights from the sale include:
Lot 284, a pair of Chinese Qing Qianlong cloisonne vases depicting dragons and scrolling lotus, raised on original rosewood stands sold for $147,000.00 with an estimate of $8,000-$12,000.00
Lot 243, a Chinese late Ming-early Qing carved rhinoceros horn libation cup sold for $91,875.00 with an estimate of $8,000-$12,000
Lot 223 and lot 240, two Impressive Chinese Republic revolving and reticulated porcelain vase within a vase, the openwork finely painted to depict peaches and scrolling lotus, the interior depicting figures reading scrolls and playing games sold for $110,250.00 with an estimates of $8,000-$12,000.00.
Lot 261, a Chinese Xuande Imperial gilt bronze Green Tara sold for $61,250.00 with an estimate of $50,000-$70,000.00
Lot 225, a Chinese Qing carved GIA translucent jadeite pendant sold for $45,937.00 with an estimate of $10,000-$15,000.00
Lot 202, a Chinese Qing large porcelain Tianqiu vase depicting fish, shrimp and crabs sold for $26,250.00 with an estimate of $8,000-$12,000.00
Lot 149, a pair of Chinese carved ivory wrist rests sold for $22,050.00 with an estimate of $3,000-$5,000.00
Lot 166, a pair of large Chinese Qing Da Ya Zhai style porcelain ginger jars sold for $19,600.00 with an estimate of $3,000-$5,000.00
About Dallas Auction Gallery
A family-owned and operated business, Dallas Auction Gallery is an international antiques and fine art auction house. The Gallery offers only the highest quality antiques and fine art, as well as impeccable client service and effortless, seamless transactions for both buyers and sellers. DAG’s highly trained auction specialists provide full-service estate consignment management and professional promotion and marketing, all designed to maximize values with the utmost integrity and personal service. Both buyers and sellers appreciate the Gallery’s hands-on approach, simplified fee structure, and ability to handle estates of any size. The company recently launched Dallas Auction Gallery Appraisal Services for clients and estate planners interested in expert appraisals conducted by Members of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), the worldwide standard of appraisal excellence. For more information, please visit www.dallasauctiongallery.com or call 214-653-3900.