Bidders from around the world competed for more than 120 lots of Chinese jade and other hardstone carvings, Asian textiles, porcelain, and other Asian art works in addition to offerings of jewelry, paintings, furniture, and a notable vintage dollhouse collection.
The lead Asian lot was a Qing dynasty Chinese silk embroidered panel that had been estimated $1,000-1,500 and sold for $29,375 (includes buyers premium). A pair of dainty Chinese famille rose wine cups painted with flowering peony and grasses with six-character Yongzheng mark brought $26,437 against an estimate of $400-600, and a group of Chinese hardstone, jade and jadeite bangles that were estimated $400-600 sold for $22,325.
Additional Asian lots that saw spirited bidding were a pair of Chinese tusk section carvings of travelers gazing on deities in the clouds estimated $200-300 that sold for $21,150 and a Ming dynasty Sino-Tibetan Tantric Buddhist bronze sculpture of the goddess Marici that sold for $11,750.
The Potomack Company will be offering more Chinese and Asian works of art on Jan. 29-30.