Chenn Family Collection Boosts Heritage Auctions’ Asian Art Auction Beyond $2.2 Million
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Chenn Family Collection Boosts Heritage Auctions’ Asian Art Auction Beyond $2.2 Million

Auction Action In New York City And Dallas NEW YORK CITY AND DALLAS – Multiple bidders drove the price for Wu Changshuo’s “Peony, Bottle Gourds, and Loquats,” Dingzi, 1917 to $399,000 to claim top lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ Asian Art Auction in New York. The final total for the sale, Heritage’s first as a participant in Asia Week New York, climbed to $2,235,135. The four ink and color on paper works that made up the top lot enjoy strong provenance that began with a gift by the artist in 1917. The lot is one of 23 lots in the sale from the Chenn family’s collection of fine Chinese paintings and calligraphy that brought a total of $587,275. “It is an honor to be counted among so many prestigious collectors and sellers who convene each in New York each March,” Heritage Auctions Asian art director Richard Cervantes said. “In this week, when both attendance and prices for fine Chinese and Asian works of art were up, I am proud to see Heritage Auctions’ Asian art department claim an important role among our esteemed auction peers. “The March 19 and 20 sales featured a tremendously wide variety of rare and […]

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