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This blog was created to shed awareness of issues that East Asians face politically, economically and culturally. While we are passionate about our views we still maintain our sense of humor and may occasionally post some funny Asian things found on the internet.
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25 AUG 2011 - ASIAN ART PART II

Richmond Hill, Ont – Following the success of Asian Art Part I  888, Auctions is proud to offer ASIAN ART PART II on Saturday, 10 September 2011 featuring precious jewelery; traditional Asian furniture; a prized collection of ivory, bone, and horn carvings; and a unique collection of Natural History items. In addition, collectors and connoisseurs of fine Asian paintings will be pleased to find an eclectic and extensive collection of Fine Art Traditional Asian Paintings.

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28 July 2011 - Asian Art Part I

888 Auctions to Abound with Exceptional Asian Art RICHMOND HILL, Ontario -- 28 July 2011 Richmond Hill, ON  – 888 Auctions is pleased to announce Part I of its August sale of exquisitely carved figures of jade and stone, Asian dynastic porcelain, and bronze antiques on 6 August at its  Asian Art: Part 1   auction. Spanning the Han Dynasty (c. 200 BC - 220 AD) to the Republic Period, this auction features over 500 rare and exceptional works specially selected from private collectors hailing from Canada. With estimates ranging from $100 to $50,000, the sale is expected to realise in the region of $800,000. Featured in this exciting auction are a number of jade carvings.  At lot 112 can be found a large  Chinese celadon jade mountain , openwork carved and finely detailed with a scene of two sages beneath a pine tree and with dwellings in the distance,  is estimated $6, 000 - $8, 000; a carved white jade boulder carving of landscape with openwork grottos featuring a courtyard scene is estimated $10, 000 - $12, 000. Notable of these jade carvings is a charming 7”  long celadon jade model of a covered boat at Lot 50 , openwork carved with three figures on board with accoutrements atop the roof and marked on the base it is estimated $1, 200 - $2, 500. However, the day’s most highly sought jade carving is a unique  Ming Dynasty celadon jade brushpot  at Lot 109. The finely detailed brushpot adorned with two dragons...
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28 JULY 2011 - ASIAN ART PART I

888 Auctions to Abound with Exceptional Asian Art

Richmond Hill, ON – 888 Auctions is pleased to announce Part I of its August sale of exquisitely carved figures of jade and stone, Asian dynastic porcelain, and bronze antiques on 6 August at its ASIAN ART PART I auction. Spanning the Han Dynasty (c. 200 BC - 220 AD) to the Republic Period, this auction features over 500 rare and exceptional works specially selected from private collectors hailing from Canada. With estimates ranging from $100 to $50,000, the sale is expected to realise in the region of $800,000.

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