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Asian Art

May 15 — 20, 2021
Auction begins to close at 2 pm ET

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Led by an important oil painting by modern Vietnamese artist Le Pho (1907-2001), this auction features a superb collection of early Chinese ceramics from the estate of H.H. Pao, owner of Pao & Moltke Ltd., Toronto.

Other highlights include the Larry Caplan collection of Japanese netsuke, jade carvings from the Estate of Lois Orkin, and the final installment of blue and white export and Nanking Cargo porcelain from the Estate of Johannes Van Wees.

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Le Pho黎譜 (1907-2001)
Fleurs 花 油彩 画布
Provenance: Findlay Galleries, Palm Beach, Florida

A Pair of Large Sancai-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Roof Tiles
Ming Dynasty 明 三彩琉璃盘龙鸱吻一对
Provenance: H.H. Pao Collection, Toronto 多伦多鲍恒发家族珍藏

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Austin Yuen


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Amelia Zhu


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