888 Auctions’ November 22 Auction Featuring Fine Art, Jewelry & Chinese Paintings

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  • November 13, 2018

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Richmond Hill, ON – 456 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder in 888 Auctions’ winter auction featuring the finest in Fine Art, Jewelry & Chinese Paintings. Taking place in the afternoon, discerning collectors and buyers will participate in what will likely be one of the busiest sale of the season. Competing against one another over an eclectic group of items on display at 888 Auctions, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.


Lot 212, a silkscreen lithograph framed and signed Banksy is the star lot of the auction. Featuring a playful lithograph of a SWAT member with a happy face and signed Banksy on the lower right corner, lot 212 is expected to far exceed its high estimate of $4,500.


Fine art continues to be featured heavily at 888 Auctions and the inclusion of several key lots will be lighting up the gallery showroom on auction day. They can be found at the following lots below:

Lot 36: Adolf Hitler (Austrian, 1889-1945) Graphite on Paper (High Estimate: $4,000)

Lot 78: Winston Churchill (British, 1874-1965) Watercolor (High Estimate: $8,000)

Lot 101: Kazimir Malevich (Russian, 1879-1935) Gouache on Paper (High Estimate: $5,000)

Lot 121: Man Ray (RAmerican, 1890-1976) Acrylic on Paper (High Estimate: $6,000)

Lot 136: Albert Marquet (French, 1875-1947) Oil on Canvas (High Estimate: $5,000)

Lot 159: Rafael Cuarteilles (Spanish, b. 1932) Oil on Canvas (High Estimate: $1,500)

Lot 187: American Abstract Minimalist OOC Signed Sol LeWitt (High Estimate: $4,000)

Lot 189: Moris Katz (Polish-American, 1932-2010) Oil on Board (High Estimate: $1,000)


High quality jade carved pieces continue to be a staple at 888 Auctions. Two lots in particular are currently garnering significant interest at Lot 257, a Chinese Spinach Green Jade Seal and possibly 18th Century. Lot 257 is spinach green cylindrical jade seal surmounted by an archaistic eagle carved in relief with the bottom carved with period design. This jade seal carries a high estimate of $2,000.


A silver necklace set with oval cut green jade cabochons is also catching the interest for those looking to do some early Christmas shopping. Lot 298 is stamped 925 silver and hailing from an estate in Eastern Canada, this carries a high estimate of $800.


Chinese antiques are a mainstay at 888 Auctions and this auction is no exception. Two lots, a tongbao coin and a porcelain ceramic, are highlighted in this winter auction at the following lots below:


Lot 334: Wang Mang Xin Dynasty (7-23 AD) Huobu Hartill 9.30 (High Estimate: $400)

Lot 420: 19th Century Chinese Mille Fleurs Porcelain Vase with Yongzheng Mark (High Estimate: $2,000)


For auction previews, visit the gallery floor at 888 Auctions. The public viewing period is as follows: Monday, November 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and just before the auction on Thursday, November 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  


888 Auctions continues to accept consignments on a rolling basis. With auctions taking place every other Thursday at the auction house, there are plenty of opportunities to sell rare and fresh-to-market items at 888 Auctions. Valuations and authentications are complimentary with no obligation to consign. Contact the auctioneers by phone 905-763-7201 or by email at info@888auctions.com to schedule an appointment with 888 Auctions.


The next scheduled auction and the first auction of the busy autumn season takes place Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT).


888 Auctions


888 Auctions
15-280 West Beaver Creek Road
Richmond Hill, Canada
About 888 Auctions

888 Auctions provide consignors a friendly and professional venue to sell their Asian fine art and antique. 888 Auctions is located within the Greater Toronto Area at the heart of the largest Chinese communities of Richmond Hill, Markham and Scarborough. Connected to over five million buyers through Artfact, Live Auctioneers, and iCollector, 888 Auctions achieve the best prices possible. 888 Auctions consign over 1000 pieces of fine Asian art and antique monthly and provide live and online bidding, absentee bidding, as well as telephone bidding. Offering valuations based upon 50 years of experience in the Asian fine art world, our knowledgeable and multilingual staff can guide buyers and sellers through the simple steps to ensure ownership of a desired object or a successful sale of a prized possession.

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