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Asian Art Consignment Day | Boston

Large Cloisonne Vase and Stand, Japan, Hayashi workshop. Sold for $9,840 on September 14, 2019

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18

The Asian Works of Art Department is now inviting consignments for upcoming auctions. Department specialists will be available by appointment to offer verbal evaluations and accept consignments in the Boston Gallery on December 18 between 10AM and 3PM.

To request an appointment, please call 617-350-5400 or email info@skinnerinc.com.Read More

Meet the Experts: Judith Dowling, Director of Asian Works of Art, Part II

While I was in graduate school studying Asian art, my husband had a sabbatical, and we took it in Japan. Before that, I’d visited Japan once or twice, but living there allowed me to immerse myself in the culture. I also went to China for several weeks, very soon after the country had opened up to the West. After I opened my gallery in Boston, I returned to Japan regularly looking for material.

Meet the Experts: Judith Dowling, Director of Asian Works of Art, Part I

The love for Asian works of art has been a part of me for a long time. When I was a young teenager, I went to the museum and I saw calligraphy for the first time. I thought it was beautiful. And then when I was told that it was a written language, I was fascinated.