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Chinese Oxblood glaze vase brought $8,000 at Antique Helper's October 30 auction

Antique Helper Explores the Emerging Chinese Antique Market

Posted: November 05, 2010 09:19 Last Updated: | Antique Helper

Fans of Antique Helper have had the opportunity to witness some terrific sales of Asian antiques during recent auction events. At our October 30 Art and Antiques Auction Featuring Mission to Modern and Tribal Art, the star of the show was a porcelain vase with oxblood glaze.  Mounted as a lamp, this object was given a presale estimate of $100 to $200.  Despite the modest estimate, as soon as the catalog was posted, the oxblood beauty began to receive plenty of attention.  Once the item opened at auction, the bidding swiftly surpassed high estimate and continued to r...

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The Norton Musuem of Art has an extensive collection of Chinese jade.

Jades from China’s Ancient Kingdoms

Posted: September 16, 2010 12:10 Last Updated: | Norton Museum of Art

The Norton Museum or Art's Chinese galleries present a fascinating array of expertly crafted jade objects ranging from prehistory to the eighteenth century. The long span of production – up to 7,000 years by some estimates – indicates the significance jade possessed among the inhabitants of China’s earliest cultures, as well as the resonance of the material and its meanings throughout Chinese history. In the Meyer Gallery on the Museum’s second floor, some of the earliest jade forms are based upon utilitarian blades (such as the ceremonial blade known as a zhang). Others, in t...


Hong Punch Bowl.  Norton Museum of Art.

Chinese Export Porcelain

Posted: August 19, 2010 15:07 Last Updated: | Norton Museum of Art

Upon entering the Hodroff Gallery at the Norton Museum, visitors are greeted by a deluge of colors sparkling from the surfaces of a multitude of porcelain objects. There are wares decorated solely in blue and white, with colors ranging from a deep violet-blue to paler hues. Elegant scrolling motifs, often depicting leaves and other floral designs, adorn these objects, as do narrative scenes, dragons and phoenixes. Deeper into the gallery, rich greens, pinks, golds, and reds accent flowers, animals, figures, and armorial designs. The shapes and sizes of these porcelains range from s...


Jean Wells, Cupcake.  Timothy Yarger Fine Art.

Los Angeles Art Show 2010: More than eye-candy

Posted: January 28, 2010 12:21 Last Updated: | ArtfixDaily Staff

Candy may be the art world's answer to the recession blues. Sweet and palatable images abounded at last week's Los Angeles Art Show: Wayne Theibaud's ice cream cones, Jean Wells' giant chocolate Kiss and pink cupcake sculptures, and gummi bears expertly captured in oil by Jeanne Vadeboncouer. Beyond the theme of edible delights, a wide range of art styles, from California impressionists to New York abstract expressionists, Arts and Crafts-era prints to cutting-edge video installations, gave the Fine Art Dealers Association's (FADA) 15th annual show breadth. This year, heavy rains and...


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