Press Releases tagged with cloisonne

Watercolor and ink on laid paper by Chinese artist Pu Jian (1893-1966), titled Scholar in a Landscape Calligraphy Scroll, 36 ¼ inches tall by 17 ¼ inches wide (est.  $800-$1,200).

Asian objects from the collection of Dr. Ronald J. DiCenzo will be auctioned Sept. 12th by Gray's

Released: August 30, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The private collection of the late Dr. Ronald J. DiCenzo, the former Professor of History and East Asian Studies at Oberlin College in Ohio – whose enthusiasm for Japanese culture (and Asian culture overall) are brilliantly displayed through his superb collection of fine decorations and furniture – will be auctioned on Wednesday, September 12th, by Gray’s Auctioneers & Appraisers.   The auction will be held online and in Gray’s showroom, at 10717 Detroit Avenue in Cleveland, starting at 10 am Eastern time. For those unable to attend in person, online bidding will ...

Oil on board attributed to Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), titled Valley of Meringen, Switzerland (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Design for the Home and Garden at Andrew Jones Auctions' inaugural sale, Sept. 15 in Los Angeles

Released: August 27, 2018

Andrew Jones Auctions is a new venue that unites a team of specialists with decades of international auction experience with a view to delivering fresh to the market property at all price ranges to new and seasoned collectors in Southern California as well as to global buyers. This is the opportunity for the nascent buyer to reverse the trend of the throw away world by acquiring antique and vintage furnishings and starting a collection while getting an education and developing their own style.  Established collectors will find Andrew Jones Auctions the place to obtain the perfect complemen...

Lori Kaplan, jeweler, New York


Released: November 10, 2017

90 exhibitors in all to fill the Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court in time for holiday shopping The Brooklyn Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court will shine with jewelry in a remarkable range of styles, media and techniques November 18-19, the weekend before Thanksgiving. The exhibitors are among the 90 at the fifth American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn. In addition to silver, gold, platinum, copper, brass and recycled metals, the artisans work in Polymer clay, nylon mesh, silk, wool and felt, precious and semi-precious stones, glass, Shakudo, Shibuichi and one incorporates found objects. They are experts in s...

Beautiful 19th century painting done in the manner of Antonio Canaletto (It., 1697-1763), depicting Nero's Castle at Lake Maggione, Italy.

19th century painting in the manner of Canaletto, depicting Nero's Palace in Italy, will be sold Oct. 28

Released: October 23, 2017

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Items from the estate of Norma Godwin of Panama City – collections and quality items gathered over the course of several generations by Mrs. Godwin, her husband and her parents – will be the main attraction at a live and internet estates auction scheduled for Saturday, October 28th, by The Specialists of the South, Inc., at the firm’s Panama City gallery.   The auction will begin promptly at 8 am Central time, with previews the week of auction, from 9 am to 4 pm, and on auction day from 7 am until the start of sale at 8. For those unable to attend in person, online ...

Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty gilt bronze Buddha, beautiful and diminutive at 9 inches tall by 6 inches wide (est.  $2,500-$5,000).

Fine Chinese and other antique Asian items will be sold Feb. 17 in Converse Auctions' online-only auction

Released: February 06, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – An online-only Winter Asian Auction featuring 400 lots of fine Chinese and Asian items, to include carvings in jade and other hard stones; Chinese, Japanese and Korean porcelain; bronze Buddhas and more will be held Friday, February 17th at 10 am Eastern time by Converse Auctions. People can register to bid and see the catalog at   Two strong candidates for top lot of the auction, both carrying estimates of $2,500-$5,000, are a large Chinese lapis lazuli (rich blue semiprecious stone), elaborately decorated with gilt dragons, flaming pearls and ...

Pair of antique Chinese zitan and porcelain wardrobes, each panel decorated with bamboo and birds, two Chinese characters and the artist's red seal.

Converse Auctions is ending the year with a new name, a new owner and a big Dec. 30 online auction

Released: December 14, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. – Converse Auctions will bid farewell to 2016 with a new name, a new owner and a New Year’s online auction, planned for Friday, December 30th, packed with over 350 lots of fine Chinese antiques, including a rare and important Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) Jun Yao bowl. People can register to bid and view the catalog at The company has changed its name to Converse Auctions from Gordon S. Converse & Co., founded by Gordon Converse, who began his career as a horologist and an appraiser on the hit PBS series Antiques Roadshow. Converse Auctions is now so...

Massive pair of cloisonne chargers, each one 36 inches in diameter, featuring a beautiful blue background with colorful bamboo, floral, butterfly and bird motif.

Cloisonne pieces, Native American objects, art glass, more at Woody Auction, December 3rd

Released: November 17, 2016

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A large and diverse antique auction featuring massive, single-owner collections of Native American items, cast iron toys, art glass, cloisonné and more will be held on Saturday, December 3rd, by Woody Auction, in the firm’s gallery located at 120 East 3rd Street in Douglass, Kan., starting promptly at 9:30 am Central time. Internet bidding will be provided by Three major collections, all from the Midwest, will headline the sale, one featuring Native American objects, cast iron toys and art glass out of Ponca Hills Farm in Omaha, Neb.; one an outsta...

Double-sided Twelve-panel Coromandel Screen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722) (Lot 523, Estimate$20,000-30,000)

Fine Chinese and Persian Ceramics Lead March 19 Asian Art Auction at Skinner

Released: March 08, 2016

BOSTON, MA – March 4, 2016 –Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce its first Asian Works of Art auction of 2016, to be held in Boston Saturday, March 19 at 11AM. Encompassing more than 500 lots and featuring Chinese and Persian ceramics, jades, textiles, cloisonné and an important Coromandel screen, the sale will coincide with the annual Spring Asia Week celebration of Asian art in New York.   Important Chinese and Persian Ceramics The sale includes Chinese ceramics which were formerly in the collections of Dudley L. Pickman (1779-1846), a founding member of the East India Marine Socie...

This embossed vintage Belgian shield with crossed swords and carved wood shield with crossed swords, will come up for bid on Saturday, August 29th, in Panama City, Fla.

The estate of the late Yolande Freeman (1935-2015) will be sold on-site, Aug. 29 in Panama City, Fla.

Released: August 17, 2015

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – The many antique and collectible items gathered over the course of a long and rich lifetime by the late Yolande Freeman – a lady who was born in France and immigrated to the United States in 1961, frequently traveling back and forth between Europe and the U.S, adding to her collections as she went – will be sold at public auction Saturday, Aug. 29. It will be an on-site auction, to be held at Ms. Freeman’s former residence, at 4801 North Lakewood Drive in Callaway, a suburb of Panama City, by The Specialists of the South, Inc., based in Panama City. The sale will get...

This finely detailed and palace-size Chinese enamel cloisonne and gilt metal censor, 96 inches tall, will be sold by Great Gatsby's, Aug.  29-30 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Monumental Chinese antiques, never before seen nor sold in the U.S., will be auctioned Aug. 29-30 in Atlanta

Released: August 10, 2015

ATLANTA, Ga. – A highly detailed, palace-size Chinese enamel cloisonné and gilt metal censor, two Chinese sculptures of finely carved soapstone and applied agate (both depicting mountainous landscapes, one with the famous Juyong Guan entrance to the Great Wall, the other with temples, pagodas and figures representing the Three Kingdoms), along with a monumental Chinese carved jade sculpture nearly seven feet tall and weighing more than 6,000 pounds, will all come on the auction block Aug. 29-30. These are just a few of the more than 900 premier lots that will be sold over the course of ...

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905), The Last Shot

Arthur Tait fires The Last Shot at Gray’s June 30

Released: June 18, 2015

The British born, naturalized American citizen Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait only painted twenty-two paintings in his Western series of which "The Last Shot" (Lot 14) is most certainly one of the most dramatic. This series was completed in his first ten years in America after his arrival in 1852. Tait's fascination with western life began when he was a young man, employed as a living mannequin for George Catlin’s Indian Gallery in Manchester, England to depict through costume, makeup and performance an “Indian of the West”. High action paintings captured the public's attention and were immort...

These gorgeous Chinese cloisonne cranes from the mid-19th century will be sold Nov.  22.

Cloisonne cranes, Majolica collection, Asian works of art will all be in Elite's Nov. 22 auction

Released: October 31, 2014

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – They say good things come in pairs, and that is especially true of Elite Decorative Arts’ next auction, slated for Saturday, Nov. 22. Included in the lineup of lots are a pair of antique Chinese cloisonné cranes, a pair of Asian silver vases etched with birds and floral designs, and a pair of large Chinese hand-painted covered urns with foo dog finials. The auction, totaling around 400 lots, will be held at Elite Decorative Arts’ gallery, located in the Quantum Town Center at 1034 Gateway Blvd. (Ste. 106) in Boynton Beach, beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern time. Previ...

This lovely still life painting is one of more than 40 original artworks by the late regional artist Lucy Mustin Peters to be sold November 15th.

Over 40 original artworks by Lucy Mustin Peters (Am., 1911-2001) will be sold Nov. 15th in Panama City, Fla.

Released: October 28, 2014

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Original artworks by the late renowned regional painter Lucy Mustin Peters, consigned by her daughter Linda Weller, plus items from the Weller estate and other merchandise from prominent estates and collections, will be sold Saturday, Nov. 15th, at 8 a.m. Central time, by The Specialists of the South, Inc., in the firm’s gallery at 544 East 6th Street. More than 40 original paintings by Ms. Peters – a mix of still lifes, Asian themed renderings and portraits, done in mediums that include oils, pastels and watercolors – will be offered. All have been lovingly kept ...

Lot 1306.  Cloisonne Figural of Quan Yin Riding a Qilin.  est $3,000-$5,000

The Corbin Collection of Cloisonné Auction

Released: March 24, 2014

All of the cloisonné, bark pottery and totai pottery are from one family’ collection, from southern California. Terrell & Sue Corbin spent a lifetime learning and buying to amass the pieces offered in the current online auction. As Secretary-Treasurer of the Cloisonné Club of America in the 1970's, Sue loaned many pieces for publication, such as “"Cloisonné and Related Arts"” and “"Cloisonné Extraordinaire," both written by W.F. Alexander. Both book covers feature a piece from this collection. It's a diverse mix of Japanese and Chinese enamelled arts from several periods. Bidding is...

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