New York, NY, May 18, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Bidders/buyers were from many countries with a large group of successful bidders from the People’s Republic of China.
The highest lot sold had 36 bids reaching a price of $990,000. This lot was a large Chinese Porcelain Figure of Amitayus on Lotus Base, 18th/19th century. The second highest lot was a Chinese Green, White and Russet Jadeite Carved Table Screen, 20th century which achieved a selling price of over $385,000 with 48 bids.
Twelve lots from this auction achieved prices above $50,000 each and had over 320 bids placed. Highlights of this group are a Chinese Green and Lavender Jadeite Dragon Decorated Vase, 20th century which sold for over $117,000, a Pair of Chinese Parcel-Gilt & Lacquered Bronze Standing Figures of Bodhisattvas, Ming Dynasty sold for $111,000, a Pair of Chinese White Jade Covered Bowls, 20th century, sold for $105,000, a Chinese Celadon Jade Immortal with Peaches, 20th century sold for $90,000, and a Chinese Hardstone Mounted Black Lacquer, Zitan and Hardwood Table Screen, 18th / 19th century sold for $90,000.
iGavel is a leader in online art auctions. Their sellers are a select group of international dealers, non-profit organizations, and regional auction houses, who follow a code of professional conduct in their presentation and sale of works of art on the iGavel Auctions site.
Lark E. Mason - President of iGavel - was formerly a Senior Vice President with Sotheby’s Chinese Works of Art Department, and a Director of Online Auctions for
Sothebys.com. He frequently appears on national and international media as a guest appraiser.