“Far East Flair” at Vintage Accents auction on February 9 – By Thomaston Place Auction Galleries – Rockland – Camden – Knox – Courier-Gazette

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

Featured Chinese porcelain lots include: a pair of blue and white lidded temple jars with a Phoenix bird and trailing lotus decoration; a 19and Century Chinese white figure of legendary Buddhist monk Bodhidharma sitting above the waves; and a pair of scroll vases with painted scenes of women and children playing in a garden.

A variety of furnishings will be on offer, such as: a black lacquered robe cabinet painted with flowers, scholarly tools, and symbols of fortune, with three interior shelves; a start of 20and Century Tibetan polychrome painted chest; and a “Kang” shaped low elm wood storage unit.

A watercolor and ink painting of lotus flowers and sturgeons by Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) and “The historical story of twenty-four filial sons” in the early 20and A book of watercolors on rice paper of the century will lead the selection of two-dimensional works of art.

Among the many carved pieces in the sale will be a delicate boxwood sculpture of a standing Guanyin figure, probably created during the reign of Emperor Kangxi (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 shaped Peking glass lidded jar, a bronze lidded censer with foo dog finial; a pair of glazed pottery burial offering urns from the Song Dynasty; and a set of two enamel on copper snuffboxes.

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

To view the catalog, register and bid, go to www.vintageaccentsauctions.com. Or visit LiveAuctioneers.com or Invaluable.com to view lots, register and place bids on these sites. All participants must register before placing bids. The buying commission is 25%.

Winning bidders will receive an invoice via email within 24 hours of the end of the auction. Items can be picked up at Vintage Accents Auction, 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 fine art, antiques and home decor curated to appeal to a wide audience – and all with opening offers modest. Vintage Accents auctions are designed to allow users to experience the fun and excitement of a live auction at a pace comfortable for experienced users and new online participants.

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