Category: Chinese and Japanese

Size Matters

A huge Japanese pottery vase is one of the many lots in the Charterhouse specialist auction of Asian Art on Friday 8th April. “Huge almost does not do this vase justice.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Designed and made as a floor vase rather than one to put on the mantelpiece it is certainly a statement piece […]

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Key Bowl Worth Thousands

A Chinese porcelain bowl, which was used by an Admiral for years as a place to keep his keys safe in, is estimated at £8,000 when it goes under the Charterhouse hammer in their specialist sale of Asian Art on 8th April. “I have seen and sold items which have been used as doorstops which, […]

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Chinese Censers Worth Thousands

A group of Chinese censers are estimated to sell for thousands of pounds in the Charterhouse specialist auction of Asian Art on Thursday 18th April. “The Chinese bronze incense burners were just used as decoration in the owner’s house rather than being as they were designed.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Which was just as well with […]

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