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Fine Chinese & Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

Dreweatts | Newbury | 16th May

We are currently accepting entries for our next sale and welcome Chinese and Japanese porcelain, jades, bronzes, cloisonné, textiles, furniture, paintings, Islamic manuscripts and miniatures, Indian and South East Asian art including Buddhist works of art.

Our specialists carry out valuations nationwide and are happy to arrange house visits. For further details and a free auction valuation, please contact:

Mark Newstead | | +44 1635 553 553


Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian

A pair of Chinese cloisonné enamel double crane censers, each group finely modelled as a large crane and young standing, late Qing Dynasty
Sold for £124,000

A small Chinese cinnabar lacquer circular 'swallow and insect' box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th century.

To be included in our auction on 16th May.

A Chinese Famille Rose 'Hundred Butterflies' bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark in iron-red and of the period (1875-1908), approximately 39.5cm high.

To be included in our auction on 16th May.

A good Chinese blue and white 'Lotus' Dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)
Sold for £27,280

A Chinese Imperial apricot-ground, consort's formal court robe, Jifu, 19th century
Sold for £37,200

A Chinese famille rose table screen, Daoguang Period (1821-1850) decorated with figures of sages in a mountainous landscape
Sold for £80,000

NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI, An unusual small Japanese enamel box, Meiji period
Sold for £19,840

A fine small Chinese ruby-pink yanghong enamelled bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circle
Sold for £80,600

A fine Chinese pale celadon jade double-gourd brushwasher, Qianlong
Sold for £240,000

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions hold two specialist sales per year (May and November) of Fine Asian Ceramics & Works of Art as well as sections within our bi-monthly Interiors sales.

We offer vendors access to collectors worldwide, including mainland China and Hong Kong, with fully illustrated online and printed catalogues and a comprehensive digital and print marketing programme.

Buyers can bid online on Dreweatts Live platform ( or at The Auction Room ( and will pay the same premium as if buying in the room.

Auctions are previewed in London at our Pall Mall showrooms including during 'Asian Art in London' week in November - when auction houses, museums and galleries showcase the finest Asian art to the thousands of visitors that head for the capital that week.

Auctions are held at Donnington Priory - our beautiful country house saleroom near Newbury - an established destination for Asian art dealers and collectors alike.

80% of lots sold realised a price at or above their pre-sale estimate (Nov 2016).

40% of lots were purchased by bidders based in Asia with bidding from 26 countries (Nov 2016).