Having just wrapped up Asia Week New York with a successful round of exhibition previews in their New York salesroom, Lark Mason Associates is pleased to announce that their Spring sale of Asian, Ancient, Ethnographic Works of Art will open for bidding on April 7th through April 26th on iGavelAuctions.com
Says Lark Mason, “We expect that enthusiastic response demonstrated by the collectors and curators during Asia Week New York will continue on for our superb online offerings for the next few weeks and anticipate significant attention and competitive bidding.”
Among the highlights of the 400 lots offered are:
A spectacular eight-fold coromandel lacquer screen with a scene of deer and figures in pavilions, dated to the 24th year of Kangxi (1686) (Estimate: $80,000/100,000)
A Korean Joseon Dynasty Gouache on Silk painting of Gwoneum (Estimate: $30,000/50,000)
A pair of finely painted Tibetan Sutra Covers Qing Dynasty and Earlier (Estimate: $20,000/30,000)
Luo Zhongli, Portrait of a Woman, Oil on Canvas, 1987 (Estimate: $30,000/50,000)
Luo Zhongli, Portrait of a Man, Oil on Canvas, 1987 (Estimate: $30,000/50,000)
Large Tibetan Copper Alloy and Iron Phurba, 17th/18th Century (Estimate: $15,000/25,000)
Tibetan Gilt-bronze, Turquoise Inset Figure of Shadakshari Lokeshvara, 16th Century (Estimate: $5,000/8,000)
Large Chinese Cloisonne Hu Form Jar, 18th Century (Estimate: $3,000/5,000)
The objects are on view at Lark Mason Associates, at 210 West Mill Street, New Braunfels, TX. The exhibition is open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and by appointment only in the New York salesroom, at 229 East 127th Street. For more information, visit: www.igavelauctions.com
About Lark Mason
With locations in New Braunfels, Texas and New York City, Lark Mason Associates, the eponymous, auction house specializing in Asian, ethnographic, and ancient works of art, was founded by Lark Mason after many years as an expert at Sotheby's New York.
Mason served as a General Appraiser from 1979 until 1985, and as a Senior Vice President and specialist in Chinese art with Sotheby's Chinese Works of Art Department from 1985-2003. From 2000-2003 he concurrently was a Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com. He also served as a consulting curator at the Trammel and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas, Texas from 2003-2009. He is a generalist in American and European works of art and paintings, as well as an expert in the field of Chinese art and has valued and advised many private collectors and institutions.
Lark Mason Associates regularly hosts auctions on the iGavel Auctions platform and has an established history of record sales of Chinese and other works of art and holds the record for the highest price achieved for any work of art in an online sale, for a painting sold in May 2014 that realized close to $4.2m. Mason, the owner and CEO of iGavel Auctions, is noted for his regular appearances on "The Antiques Road Show.”