Published: April 12, 2023
NEW YORK CITY & DALLAS — Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Decorative Asian Art Signature Auction wrapped up on March 21, tallying $559,350 with fine art, bronzes and porcelains from Japan, Southeast Asia and China bringing the top prices.
Reaching the symbolic Nirvana of the sale at $62,500 was a Tibetan gilt bronze Mahasiddha figure that stood 11-5/8 inches tall and was cataloged as having a “very attractive appearance and impressive scale.”
In second place at $37,500 was a Chinese blue and white porcelain bowl with a six-character Youngzheng mark and four-character Juesheng Changzhu mark, relatively small at 3-1/8 inches tall and 6½ inches in diameter.
Also earning $37,500 was a Japanese woodblock on paper titled “The Plum Garden at Kameido” by Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797-1858). It measured 14-3/8 by 9-3/8 inches and bore three seals.
Other highlights in the sale included Chinese cloisonne, jades and textiles, Japanese Meiji period bronzes and more Southeast Asian bronzes.
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