New Braunfels, TX: Lark Mason Associates’ auction of Asian, Ancient & Ethnographic Works of Art that concluded on April 22nd, 2015 had 642 sold lots with more than 3,700 bids, resulting in a total of $2.6 million including buyer’s premium. This Asian sale represents the continued strength and ability of the auction house to navigate the Asian art and antiquities market.
Eight lots sold above $100,000 each, and the top five lots combined accounted for over a millon dollars in sales. The high-value lot from this auction was a superb Mongolian Gilt Bronze Seated Figure, Tara, 17th/18th century at $487,500.
Other highlights include: a very rare 18th century Chinese Imperial Parcel Gilt Blue Stone and In- laid Gilt Bronze Table Screen, at $251,233.75; a Chinese Porcelain Doucai ‘Daoist Emblems’ Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period at $132,638.75; a 20th century Chinese Yellow and Russet Jade Hanging Vase and Cover, at $131,250.00; a 16th century Tibetan Gilt Bronze Figure of a Seated Lama, at $103,125.00; and a Chinese Imperial Embroidered Silk and Metal Ceremonial Uniform, circa 1910 at $93,750.00.