Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase from the Qianlong Period Achieves $662,500
Sale Totals Over $2.5 Million Amid Strong International Competition
Doyle New York's Asian Works of Art auction on September 14, 2009 attracted strong competition from an international audience of buyers. Highlighting the sale was Chinese molded white glazed porcelain vase with the Jiaqing seal mark and of the Period that sold to a Chinese buyer for $710,500 – a world auction record for a single vase of this period.
The overwhelmingly Asian audience in the salesroom offered strong competition against absentee bidders, Internet bidders and telephone bidders from a number of countries. In all, the sale totaled a stunning $2,519,945 – well over the pre-sale estimate of $521,300-763,000 – with a strong 80% sold by lot and 97% by value.
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