Freeman’s Asian Arts Department offers a wide-variety of objects that encompass works from East Asia, the Asian sub-continent, as well as from the Middle East, Oceania, and Africa. With two sales a year in March and September, Asian fine and decorative art meets an ever-increasing global demand. Our internationally-trained specialists have proven expertise in ceramics, ivory, bronze, jade, and particularly Chinese furniture and scholars’ objects. Highlights from recent auctions include: · An Imperial jade seal in realized $3.5 million · A Ming Dynasty gilt bronze and cloisonn covered jar sold for $1.54 million · Blue and white Ming-style vase sold for $1.38 million · Rare archaistic jade vase achieved $421,000 China’s rising prosperity, and the ability of Freeman's to source material of a high quality, has resulted in record prices at our recent auctions. Outstanding sales have included works from the William Lipton Collection and, at the March sale in 2011, a large, stunning, and important Chinese blue and white Ming-style vaseQianlong seal mark and of the periodrealized a hammer price of $1,385,000. Freeman’s extremely well-attended sale in September, 2011, saw the auction of a truly exceptional work: an Imperial jade seal, from the same period as the vase, sold for a record $3.5 million. Freeman’s welcomes consignments, from single objects to entire collections, and responds with discretion and expertise. Our team of specialists and consultants is able to advise on the current market and help achieve the best results by reaching a world-wide buying base. Please contact a member of our Asian Arts Department if you wish to discuss buying or consigning your works with us.