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Chinese White Jade Censer & Teapot are expected to exceed auction estimates. With continued strength and interest in Chinese antiquities, Manor Auctions expects the older Chinese white jade and ivory pieces to surpass estimates when they sell on February 19th. Manor Auctions specializes in Chinese and Asian antiquities; including jade, ivory, cloisonne, porcelains, art, jewelry and furnishings.
While a great many collectibles are suffering as a result of the current economy, quality Chinese antiques are experiencing a resurgence in collector interest over the past few years. This renewed interest has resulted in increased demand and record prices for better Chinese antiquities. Much of the resurgence in Chinese antiques such as jade, ivory and porcelains is attributed to the recent increase in personal wealth in China. For centuries, through trade, war, theft and sale many of better Chinese antiques and heirlooms left China. With the rise of the Chinese economy and a growing middle-upper class, wealthier Chinese collectors are seeking to purchase many of these items. This new, wealthier. collector base is driving value and also returning many of the best Chinese antiquities back to China.
Over the last 12 months Manor Auctions has sold a wide variety of Asian and Chinese antiques, including jade, ivory, cloisonne, porcelains, silks / art and furnishings. Examples of items recently sold at Manor Auctions are a Chinese screen for $117,800 and a set white jade paperweights for $12,500. Manor Auctions is always seeking quality Chinese and Asian antiques for upcoming Catalog Auctions. With a diverse global collector buyer base, Manor has an enormous number of buyers seeking quality Chinese & Asian antiques.
Manor will sell more than 40 lots of jade & ivory on February 19th, including:
CHINESE JADE CENSER
Light green jade censer or incense burner with pierced dome lid. Dark green jade base. Size: 6.5" wide x 8" tall including base.
CHINESE HAND CARVED GREEN / WHITE JADE TEAPOT
A very light green jade teapot carved with floral designs. A few age cracks and minor chips. Size: 6.5"
A HEAVY HAND CARVED CHINESE JADEITE SHIP
A Jadeite ship, 9" long. On a carved wood stand. Some loses to the stand. Size: 9"
CHINESE HAND CARVED TIANHUANG STONE VESSEL
A carve stone vase or vessel with foliate design work. No lid. Size: 3" Condition: Minor chips and aging
CHINESE TIANHUANG STONE CARVED DRAGON SEAL
A very well carved foo dog or dragon seal. There is some very minor wear consistent with use and handling . Size: 4.5" tall
Manor Auctions has representatives available nationwide to provide no cost consignment consultations. Whether you are looking to value a single piece of jade or sell a diverse Chinese collection, Manor Auctions would like the opportunity to speak with you. Manor Auctions also has divisions specializing in coins, currency, fine jewelry, diamonds, timepieces, historic documents, silver, militaria, jade, ivory and collectibles.
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