The online Spring Auction of Fine Art and Antiques for 2019 achieved a total turnover of ¥1,052,600 with a clearance rate of 91.9%. Seven hundred and ninety-one lots went on the block on February 20 and 21, covering Chinese porcelain, ancient coins, old stamps, paintings and calligraphies and miscellaneous collectibles.
W039 Couplet by Li Yuan-hung
The highest deal went to lot W039 of a piece of calligraphy work from the early 20th century by Li Yuan-hung, the second President of the Republic of China. The offer started from ¥20,000 and arrived at ¥140,000 after 19 rounds of bidding.
W036 Figures by Wan Shou-qi
In the Chinese paintings category, lot W036, the painting by Wan Shou-qi from the mid-17th century was sold at ¥18,000 after 31 rounds of bidding.
H123 RMB 500 Yuan Note
H148 Foreign Exchange Certificate
W232 Selected Copy of the Handwriting by Mao Zedong
Among collectibles after the year 1949, lot H123 RMB 500 yuan note issued in 1949, H148 RMM 50 yuan Foreign Exchange Certificate issued in 1988 and W232 Selected Copy of the Handwriting by Mao Zedong published in 1968 were a few of the most popular items.
H049 Red Glaze Vase
Lot H049, a red glaze vase made during the period of the Ching Dynasty, attracted attention from experienced collectors, and was sold at ¥50,000 after 15 rounds of bidding.
H325 Ta Chung Tung Pao
H391 Hsien Feng Pao Chuan
The auction also featured ancient Chinese coins, among which lot H325 Ta Chung Tung Pao from the mid-14th century and H391 Hsien Feng Pao Chuan from the mid-19th century were sold respectively at ¥10,000 and ¥42,000.
H168 “Postage Due” Stamps by the Imperial Post of the Ching Dynasty
H195 Coin with Yuan Shih-kai issued in 1914
Items from the end 19th century and early 20th century as well as overseas coins also evoked interest among collectors and bidders from home and abroad.
H198 One Yen Coin from the Meiji Era of Japan
H251 Two-and-half Gulden Silver Coin of the Netherlands issued in 1931
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