"Far East Flair" at Vintage Accents Auctions on February 9

Pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain temple jars, one of many lots to be sold online by Vintage Accents Auctions on February 9

WARREN, ME:  On Wednesday, February 9 at 10:00 a.m., Vintage Accents Auctions will present “Far East Flair”, an online auction of over 500 lots of Chinese antiques, artifacts, and decorative accessories, including porcelain objects, fine furniture, paintings & drawings, carvings, textiles, antiquities, and enamel & metal work.

Featured Chinese porcelain lots include: a pair of blue and white lidded temple jars with Phoenix bird and trailing lotus decoration; a 19th Century blanc de chine figure of legendary Buddhist monk Bodhidharma seated above the waves; and a pair of rouleau floor vases with painted scenes of woman and children playing in a garden.

There will be a variety of furniture on offer, such as: a black lacquered robe cabinet painted with flowers, scholar’s tools and fortune symbols, with three interior shelves; an early 20th Century Tibetan polychrome painted chest; and a “Kang” form elmwood low storage cabinet.

A watercolor and ink scroll painting of lotus blossoms and sturgeon by Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) and “The Historical Story of Twenty-Four Filial Sons” an early 20th Century book of watercolor on rice paper paintings will lead the selection of fine two-dimensional artwork.

Among the many carved pieces in the sale, there will be a delicate boxwood carving of a standing Guanyin figure, possibly created during the reign of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722); and two jade cong vessels; and a variety of carved jade amulets, sculptures and utensils.

Other items of interest will include: an archaic form Peking glass lidded jar, bronze lidded censer with foo dog finial; a pair of Song Dynasty bottle form glazed pottery funerary offering urns; and a lot of two enamel on copper snuff bottles.

Items to be sold can be viewed online beginning on January 27, 2022, and participants can register and place pre-auction (or absentee) bids any time prior to 10:00 a.m. EST on February 9.  The live auction will commence at 10:00 EST on February 9, and registered participants may place bids on items as they come up for sale.

To view the catalog, register and place a bid, visit www.vintageaccentsauctions.com. Or, visit LiveAuctioneers.com, or Invaluable.com to view lots, register, and place bids on those sites.  All participants must register before placing bids.  Buyer’s premium is 25%.

Winning bidders will receive an invoice by email within 24 hours of the auction’s completion.  Items may be picked up at Vintage Accents Auctions, 345 Atlantic Highway, Warren, ME, or shipping can be arranged.

The Vintage Accents Auctions gallery will be open for previews by appointment only.  Please call 1-207-354-8141 to schedule an appointment, or for more information.

A subsidiary of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Vintage Accents Auctions conducts frequent online sales that feature a diversity of art, antiques and decorative objects curated to appeal to a broad audience -- and all with modest opening bids. Vintage Accents sales are designed to let users experience the fun and excitement of a live auction at a pace comfortable for both experienced users and people new to participating online.


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