All-Star Auction Line Up

While the summer is winding down, our auction season is heating up. Our upcoming August 1-3 gallery auction is one that should not be missed. From stunning Russian cloisonné enamel, spectacular Chinese export porcelain, an extensive contemporary craft collection, and everything in between. This auction is simply stuffed to the brim with unforgettable pieces.  Take […]

July 27, 2015
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Chinese Seals

When you look at a painting or piece of calligraphy made in China you of course find the red seal markings on them, it may be only one or even a dozen. But little is truly known about the Chinese seals to the common art historian or collector. In an art history course one might […]

July 7, 2015
Chinese Export Rose Medallion detail

Item of the Week: Chinese Export Rose Medallion Punch Bowl

Take a look at this remarkable Chinese Export Rose Medallion Punch Bowl – Before we dive into the details, let me explain a few things about this type of porcelain.  Chinese export porcelain consists of porcelain that was made in China exclusively for export to Europe. Rose Medallion refers to the pink color of the […]

July 2, 2015