UNEXPECTED ASIAN ART TREASURES AT BLACK ROCK GALLERIES
Asian Antiques & Decorative Arts Auction
Join Black Rock Galleries on Sunday, September 21 at 1pm for its Asian Antiques & Decorative Arts Auction featuring over 400 lots of new to the market Chinese, Japanese and Southeast Asian objects and art.
Highlights of the sale include a magnificent collection of Neolithic jade blades as early as 2000 B.C. and early archaic Tibetan bronzes spanning the 3rd to 19th century. A wide-ranging collection of Japanese prints with examples by the modern masters Yoshida and Hasui as well as traditional images from the Utagawa School are also represented.
A striking offering can be found in a complete cabinet set of Imari porcelain of the period and one of the largest Japanese Girl’s Festival court sets produced in the Showa Period together with its original packing case.
Other highlights to include published objects from ‘Uddiyana’ (Swat Valley) from the collection of an English gentleman, a renowned Asian and Buddhist scholar, author, adventurer, master of tantra, collector and modern music pioneer. Many of his pieces have been on display at the Tibet House in New York City. Black Rock Galleries is fortunate to offer several of his most interesting discoveries in the ‘Uddiyana’ style from Wei Dynasty China, representing the origins of Buddhist iconography in that land as well as bronzes, terracottas and jades from his personal collection.
From the G. Maria Jarreau Heller estate in Wilton, Connecticut we have a large variety of antique ivories, paintings, cloisonné and porcelains. As most items were passed down through generations, this estate brings true fresh to the market treasures.
Black Rock Galleries is pleased to bring such a fine offering of Asian treasures to the market. We invite you to bid in house, online, by phone or absentee bidding. Previews are Friday & Saturday (9/19 – 9/20) from 10am to 5pm and 10am till start of the sale on Sunday. Private viewings can be arranged by calling the gallery at 203-335-0000.
Lot #11 SINO-TIBETAN CAST GILT BRONZE IMAGE OF THE BUDDHA
Estimate: $6,000 – $8000
Lot #36 IMPORTANT WESTERN JIN GILT FIGURE OF MAITREYA
Estimate: $40,000 – $60,000
Exhibited at the Tibet House, NYC 2011
Lot #55 LIM TZE PENG (Chinese, b. 1923)
Estimate: $5,000 – $8,000
Lot #140 CHINESE SHANGHAI JADE & SILVER BRACELET Ca 1925
Estimate: $400 -$600
SPRING ESTATES AUCTION
June 8th at 12pm
We are always accepting quality consignments to be offered in our upcoming auctions. If you have something you would like to sell contact our auction house at (203) 335-0000, we’re happy to provide you with a complimentary consultation.
Philadelphia Chairs Estimated: $15,000 – $20,000
Philadelphia Table Estimated: $10,000 – $15,000
Attributed Renoir Estimated: $10,000 – $15,000