Published: May 1, 2015
AUSTIN TEXAS — Lark Mason Associates’ auction of Asian, ancient and ethnographic works of art that concluded April 22 had 642 sold lots with more than 3,700 bids, resulting in a total of $2.6 million, including the buyer’s premium.
Eight lots sold above $100,000 each, and the top five lots combined accounted for over a million dollars in sales. The top-selling lot from this auction was a Mongolian gilt bronze seated figure, Tara, Seventeenth–Eighteenth Century at $487,500.
Other highlights include: a rare Eighteenth Century Chinese imperial parcel gilt, blue stone, and jade inlaid gilt bronze table screen at $251,233; a Chinese porcelain doucai ‘Daoist Emblems’ bowl, Yongzheng mark and period for $132,638; a Twentieth Century Chinese yellow and russet jade hanging vase and cover at $131,250; a Sixteenth Century Tibetan gilt bronze figure of a seated lama for $103,125; and a Chinese imperial embroidered silk and metal ceremonial uniform, circa 1910, at $93,750.
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