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A Conversation About Collecting Asian Art with Richard Kenworthy, PhD

Richard Kenworthy, Former Professor of Architecture at Auburn University in Alabama and Asian Art expert discusses collecting with Melanie Mitcheson, Skinner’s Auction Coordinator.

Indian Hardwood Valuables Chest (Lot 1520, Estimate $400-600)

What are the Asian countries represented in the current auction?

Primarily China and Japan. We do have a very unusual piece from India:  a dark wooden valuables chest with decorative straps around it—in the right space, it would be very dramatic (Lot 1520).Read More

Auction to Feature Art & Artifacts from Across Asia

BOSTON, Mass. – April 4, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Asian Works of Art on April 20th in itsBoston gallery. The spring auction features various art forms from China, Japan and Korea including Chinese textiles and Tibetan artifacts, as well as paintings, rhinoceros cups, furniture, porcelain, and scholar’s objects.

Vases & Okimono

Ando Jubei (1876-1953), Cloisonne Enamel Vase, Japan, c. 1900 (Lot 141, Estimate $20,000-$30,000)

The auction’s top lot is an ovoid form cloisonné enamel vase by Japanese artist Ando Jubei (lot 141, estimated between $20,000 and $30,000).… Read More