In celebration of Asia Week New York, Doyle will hold two auctions showcasing Asian Works of Art. The sales will present the arts of China, Japan and elsewhere in Asia dating from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Among the 700 lots to be offered are porcelains, bronzes, jades, snuff bottles, pottery, scholar’s objects, furniture and paintings from prominent collections and distinguished estates. Doyle is proud to be an Auction House Partner of Asia Week New York.
The first auction will take place on Monday, March 21 at 10am, and Session II will be presented as a timed auction closing on Friday, March 25 at 10am. The public is invited to the exhibition on view Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20 at Doyle, located at 175 East 87th Street in New York. View the catalogue and place bids at DOYLE.com
A featured section of the March 21 auction will showcase property from the Collection of Steven J. Harvis. Now retired, Mr. Harvis was a Manhattan attorney for 50 years and built, as the senior partner, a national and international law firm. He has been collecting, studying and dealing in Chinese works of art from the Shang Dynasty through the Republic Period for more than 35 years. His relationship with the Chinese art departments at major New York auction houses goes back over 30 years. Mr. Harvis was involved in the cataloguing, research and authorship of the descriptions of each of the pieces of his collection being offered at Doyle.