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Chinese Bamboo Brushpot, Jade Lotus Form Vessel, Two Soapstone Figures, & Four Snuff Bottles, Lot 6777031, FR3SHLM


iGavel Auctions Presented by Lark Mason Associates
Online auction, available now through June 5th & 6th

Presented by Lark Mason Associates,  our online auction of Asian Works of Art is open for bidding. Included is a diverse array of Chinese snuff bottles, scholar brushpots and ceramic vessels. Also available is a selection of fine jade jewelry and hanging scroll paintings.

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iGavel is pleased to present outstanding sales during Asia Week New York on


Chinese Huanghuali Cabinet, Qing Dynasty, Estimate: US$70,000-US$100,000, Chinese and Other Works of Art

Chinese and Other Works of Art

Presented by: iGavel Associates
Online Auction: March 19–April 4, 2024
Viewing Select Lots in NYC: March 14–22 10am–5pm, closed Sunday

Highlights of this sale includes a Qing Dynasty Chinese Huanghuali Cabinet, a Tibetan Gilt Bronze Figure of 11 Headed Avalokiteshvara and a Chinese Dehua Blanc de Chine Figure of Guanyin from the 17th Century,


Chinese Gilt Bronze Cloisonne Circular Box, Qianlong Mark and Period, Estimate: US$5,000-US$8,000, The Collection of Charles A. Coolidge: Commander, American Legation, Peking, Circa 1900

The Collection of Charles A. Coolidge: Commander, American Legation, Peking, Circa 1900
Accompanied by his personal ledger and inventory of the collection acquired during his Beijing Assignment

Presented by: Lark Mason Associates
Online Auction: March 21–April 9, 2024

Charles Austin Coolidge, Jr. was a Brigadier General in the United States Army, serving in the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War, and as the commander of the American Legation in China during the Boxer Uprising. According to Arlington Cemetery records, after being stationed in the Philippine Islands, his regiment was transferred to China in 1900 as part of the China Relief Expedition Campaigns, where he took command of the American Legation quarter in Beijing. The Arlington Cemetery records list Coolidge as the first American to enter Peking during the Boxer Uprising. He kept a personal ledger and inventory of works he collected during this time, and lots are offered with copies of relevant pages. The ledger itself will be featured as an available lot.


Wu Guanzhong (Chinese, 1919-2010), Rooted Willow on River Bank, ink on Paper, ca. 1980, Estimate: US$200,000-US$300,000, Asian Paintings and Works of Art from the Collection of Bruce and Barbara Sullivan, Birmingham, Alabama

Asian Paintings and Works of Art from the Collection of Bruce and Barbara Sullivan, Birmingham, Alabama

Presented by: Lark Mason Associates
Online Auction: April 2–April 18, 2024

Bruce and Barbara Sullivan were patrons of the arts, having established The Sullivan Collection at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Dr. M. Bruce Sullivan served under his father-in-law in the United States Medical Corps, where he met Barbara. Barbara had lived a military life herself. As the daughter of Admiral and Mrs. Clyde Wyndham Brunson, at the age of 14 she witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Dr. and Mrs. Sullivan spent their early years of marriage in Japan. Here, Barbara started her interest in and study of Asian Culture that would go on for years, amassing Asian Art across all categories. Highlights include a work by one of the founders of Modern Chinese Paintings, Wu Guanzhong.

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As an online Auction site dedicated solely to the sale of fine arts, antiques and collectibles offered by a network of independently owned auction houses, dealers, appraisers and other arts professionals. Our sales are held in a traditional auction-catalog format entirely online. Each lot is accompanied by a number of images, clear professional descriptions, and complete condition reports. Bidders can take part in an auction with confidence that they will win as our reserves are published as the starting bids. While bidding takes place online, some sales on iGavel host exhibitions or will give private viewings on request so buyers can examine and handle property first-hand.

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