iGavel showed strong results in our FR3SH and Locati Auctions’ Sales, with the top five lots generating $27,422 including buyer’s premium over 66 bids. Highlights from these lots include: Six Chinese Bronze Censers, 20th Century; Alfred Boucher (1850-1934), Au but, bronze; Chinese Porcelain Faux Bronze Jar, Modern; and a Chinese Deconstructed Robe, 19th Century.
Six Chinese Bronze Censers, 20th Century – This collection of six Chinese bronze censers achieved $ 8,101.20 over ten bids. These censers, most of tripod or bombe form, were extended into overtime bidding by two minutes and 26 seconds
Alfred Boucher (1850-1934), Au but, bronze – Named Au But (To the Goal), this bronze sculpture by Alfred Boucher is a fine example of form and motion from late 19th Century France. Hailing from a private German collection, the lot sold for $ 5,400.00
Chinese Porcelain Faux Bronze Jar – This faux bronze jar, composed of porcelain, achieved $ 5,280.00 after buyer’s premium on a total of 16 bids. The lot exhibited a last minute bidding frenzy, extending into overtime by 17 minutes and 24 seconds before closing.
Chinese Deconstructed Robe, 19th Century – This 19th Century Chinese robe was deconstructed at the seams and mounted, turning it into a fine decorative piece. After 13 bids and over 15 minutes of extended bidding, this lot closed at $ 3,120.00 with buyer’s premium.
Other highlights of the week include:
Cambodian Redstone Head, Angkor Period
Southeast Asian Bronze Seated Figure