Published: November 6, 2015
NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS — Qing Dynasty jars and jadeite jewelry brought breathtaking sums at an auction of Asian works of art that concluded on October 27. The 311-lot sale, which realized a total of $2,416,619 including buyer’s premium, was handled by Lark Mason Associates on the iGavel Auctions platform.
The highlight of the sale was a rare pair of Chinese “Fahua-style” Lotus jars and covers from the Qing dynasty that realized $950,000, far above a presale estimate of $50/80,000.
Jewelry featured in the sale as well, with a set of three jadeite necklaces (originally formed from a single necklace) that realized $325,000.
Watch for a full report on this sale in an upcoming edition.
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