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The Influence of the Triads on the Decorative Arts in China (6/28/14)
The very concept of Triads having any influence on the decorative arts would appear incongruous to most people; it is nevertheless a reality that had considerable momentum in the late 19th century and early 20th century.Incongruous as it may seem, the tumultuous changes in the social order in China and Hong Kong in the early … More >>


Asian Carvings, Works of Art to Lead Elite Decorative Arts Sale (6/9/14)
This large, 19th-century Chinese porcelain screen consisting of four main panels, 38 ½ inches by 46 ¾ inches overall, is expected to realize between $30,000 and $40,000 or more at the Elite Decorative Arts’ upcoming Fine Asian Carvings & Works of Art Auction, slated for June 14.BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A large and important 19th-century Chinese porcelain screen, an extraordinary and intricately carved Chinese red coral … More >>


Chinese Export Silver and the Enlightened Renaissance (6/5/14)
The Empress Dowager Cixi led China through a cultural and artistic renaissance.Chinese Export Silver always adapted to the realities of Chinese history. It was, after all, a product of that history, … More >>


Porcelain Retrieved from 1690 Chinese Shipwreck to Highlight Auction (6/3/14)
Chinese blue and white kangxi porcelain finger bowl with blue banding on interior, exterior with landscape with buildings and rocks, was purportedly recovered from the Vung Tau, a ship that sank off the coast of Vietnam in the late 17th century. Despite its history, it has a modest auction estimate, as it is expected to fetch between $100 and $200. ATLANTA – Porcelain pieces retrieved from a Chinese shipwreck in 1690, as well as important paintings by noted British artists … More >>


Globetrotting Geologist’s Jaw-Dropping Estate Sale to Draw Serious Collectors (5/13/14)
figuresHaving run estate sales for 20 years, Rachel Fitch knew immediately that this one was going to be different. A … More >>


Chinese Export Silver: The East-West Divide (5/13/14)
Sterling & Renminbi中國出口銀器:東西方的分裂 Worthologist Adrien von Ferscht investigates the dichotomy of preference by Chinese collectors of Chinese Export Silver for items in the … More >>


The Search for Christian and Easter Rarities in the World of Chinese Export Silver (4/17/14)
Adrien von Ferscht, www.chinese-export-silver.com中國出口銀器: 復活節的珍寶 Christianity has had a presence in China since the Tang Dynasty, including a significant influential Jesuit network, as well … More >>


WorthPoint adds Book on Chinese Export Silver & Marks to its Online Library (4/14/14)
IMG_7514 copyWorthPoint has announced that it has just added Adrien von Ferscht’s important book, “Collector’s Guide to Chinese Export Silver 1785-1940”—the … More >>


The Enamel Revival Phenomenon and its Relationship to Chinese Export Silver (4/14/14)
Adrien von Ferscht, www.chinese-export-silver.com中國出口銀器: 琺瑯的復興現象 The art of cloisonné is often looked upon as a Chinese art and, in some respects, it is a … More >>


The Important Glasgow Connection to Canton and Chinese Export Silver (4/10/14)
East Indiaman Ship中國出口銀器: 格拉斯哥的聯系 There are more similarities between the early 19th-century port cities of Glasgow, Scotland, and Canton, China, than one might … More >>


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