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38 Years High-end Museum Quality Antique Store Retirement Sale

Business Description: Retirement Sale. After 38 years in antique and rugs business, the owner has collected many high quality, some of them even museum quality pieces from all over the world. Now, he is consider retire and willing give up all his life-time collections in a very decent and much much lower price as a whole. Majority [...]

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Sales Highlight - Pair of Chinese Porcelain Plaques

From the International Art Gallery, Antique Reader's Point of view, Chinese porcelain plaques embrace two important elements that are best represented. They are the porcelain material itself and the painting from artist when they made it. These particular pair of porcelain plaques was sold inclusive buyer's premium for $7200.00. Unlike European antiques, Chinese antiques's porcelain [...]

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Sales Highlight - Russian Enamel Cup & Server

On July 19th 2015, Antique Reader sold very detailed Russian silver enamel cup and server for $4200 inclusive buyer's premium through Liveauctioneers. European antiques has always been the main focus for many collectors and dealers. Specially Russian Silver Enamel objects. The International Art Gallery, Antique Reader, is advancing in connecting all the collectors around the world [...]

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As a Participant in Chinese Painting Auctions, You Should be Familiar With These Contemporary Artists

It is no big secret that China has an impressive and powerful art scene, and art institutes from around the world have taken notice. Since the Cultural Revolution, China has established a class of contemporary artists who have been pumping out quality artwork. So we wonder why most Western audiences are hard-pressed to identify the [...]

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Whether You Visit Antique Dealers in the Area You Live or Shop Online Antique Auction Houses, Collecting Antiques Increases the Quality of Your Life

One of the more fulfilling hobbies is in the collection of antiques. Antique collecting presents substantial benefits to the hobbyist while still fulfilling the needs for enrichment.Whether you visit antique dealers in the area you live or shop online antique auction houses, collecting antiques is a wonderful way to increase the quality of your life.Antique [...]

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The Jade Studios of the Imperial Workshops

"The imperial workshops, known as the Zaobanchu, and sometimes referred to as the office of manufactory, was the agency responsible for the making of objects needed by the imperial household. The jade working studio, one of several studios within this agency, was responsible for the production of all jades and making jewelry. The majority of [...]

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If Chinese Jade Antiques Interest You, Then You Need to View Our Fine Selection of Jade Artifacts

Jade, a beautiful stone with warm colors and a rich luster, communicates a sense of mystery. In Chinese culture, it symbolizes perfection, nobility and immortality. For the better part of a millennia, jade has been an intimate part of the lives of the Chinese people, regardless of their rank or class. For the Chinese, jade [...]

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It Pays to Study Before Entering Online Antiques Auctions

If you are reading this, perhaps it is because you have an interest in online antiques auctions, or maybe you are interested in Chinese art. You may be an expert in Chinese art, or perhaps something more specific like Chinese porcelain. You may also be a new collector looking to gain some knowledge in this [...]

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If You Hold an Interest for Chinese Landscape Paintings, Check Our Auction Listings

Landscape paintings are among the most significant images of art in China. Since their inception during the Northern Song period (960-1126), landscape paintings have played a critical role in Chinese culture, thought and art. These paintings were viewed as metaphors for both personal and religious development as well as declarations of cultural and individual values. [...]

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Chinese Brush Paintings Garner Much Attention at Our Auctions

Chinese paintings feature some of this world’s longest held artistic traditions and disciplines. Indeed, there are paintings with distinctive oriental style that reflect China's culture and breathtaking landscapes. Such Chinese brush paintings garner much attention at our auctions. For educational purposes, here are a few famous Chinese paintings.“One Hundred Horses” is a painting from Lang [...]

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