In order to meet the buying interest of our customers, we are specifically looking for objects from the Asian region. These include antique clay figures from China from the Han and Tang Dynasties, ceramic vessels from the Song Dynasty, fine porcelain objects from the Ming, Qing, Kanxi and Qianlong Dynasties, the cute “chicken cups” from the Chenghua period, but also finely painted porcelains of the Republic period, bronze figurines, incense burners, objects with cloisonné enamel decoration, celadon vessels, carved wooden figures, bamboo objects, fine jade carvings in imaginative forms such as the e.g. the cicada, lacquer works in the popular red, export silver objects, snuffbottles, antique pieces of furniture made of precious hardwood (Hongmu, Zitan, Huanghuali), silk embroideries, calligraphies, scroll paintings as well as ink paintings on paper or silk and decorated with Chinese landscapes, animals and figurative scenes. The focus of the primarily Chinese clientele is on objects that are directly related to the Chinese imperial family, bear the five-clawed dragon as a decorative element, the phoenix or the imperial yellow. In our auctions, objects that were once part of the Forbidden City or have a historical connection to one of the Chinese emperors achieve record prices.
Furthermore, objects from the Himalayan culture are part of our portfolio. These include representations of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, thangkas and ritual vessels. From Japan, fine bronze objects, woodblock prints, weapons and accessories, high quality Satsuma/Imari porcelains as well as old Netsuke are not to be missed at any auction.