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    Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

    The sale of Asian art at James Adam in Dublin on November 3 features Chinese porcelain from a variety of periods and in various colours, Japanese woodblock prints and some lots of furniture and jewellery in a selection of 336 lots. The most expensively estimated lots are a Yongzheng (1723-1735) green chrysanthemum dish (40,000-60,000) and a blue and white bulbous Zhadou with the mark of Zhengde (1506-1521) and a mid 14th century blue and white peony jar, each estimated at 30,000-50,000.

    Yongzheng (1723-1735) green chrysanthemum dish (40,000-60,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 36,000 AT HAMMER

    ARE BLUE AND WHITE PEONY JAR, ‘Guan’ mid 14th century (30,000-50,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 240,000 AT HAMMER


    Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

    The Asian Art section at Sheppards three day sale at Durrow, Co. Laois in September will have its own fully illustrated catalogue. This is the first ever such publication for an Irish auction house.  The third day of The Legacy of the Big House sale on September 29 will be devoted to Asian Art and will feature 453 lots out of total 1853 lots for auction.

    In May Sheppard’s broke the Irish record set by them for a Chinese object of art when they sold a pair of bottle-shaped vases from the Daoguang period for €200,770.  The three day sale runs from September 27-29.

    See for May 13.

    A Chinese apple water pot, with veiled design of dragons amongst floral medallions Kangxi six-character mark and of the period 7 cms. high Estimate: €4,500 - 6,500. (Click on image to enlarge).

    Pair of Chinese saucer dishes, each delicately painted in iron red with a dragon flying amid fire scrolls. The cavetto of each pierced and decorated with translucent cells and with a six-character Yonghzheng mark in under-glaze blue to the base Each 18 cms. diameter Estimate: €5,000 - 8,000. (Click on image to enlarge).