New York, NY, November 17, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The iGavel Auctions sale of Asian, Ancient, and Ethnographic Works of Art presented by Lark Mason and iGavel Associates that closed on November 4th had 303 sold lots resulting in a total of over $3,100,000. Successful bidders came from many countries, including the People’s Republic of China.
The top two highest lots sold had 56 bids, reaching a cumulative price of $1.1 million. These lots were a Large Chinese Huanghuali Cabinet from the Kangxi Period, and a Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup from the 17th Century.
The Lark Mason iGavel Auctions sale included five Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cups. These cups received 96 bids and sold for $1.6 million in total.
Included in this were a Chinese Huanghuali Dressing Table Cabinet, 17th Century, a Chinese Calligraphic Scroll, attributed to Zhu Gui, Qianlong Period, and an 11th Century Korean Buddhist Hanging Scroll Painting, Ink/Paint on Paper, each of which sold for over $100,000 including the buyer’s premium. Ten lots from this auction achieved prices above $50,000 and had 282 bids placed.
iGavel is a leader in online art auctions. Our 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.