Based in New York City, Gianguan Auctions has proudly catered to a cosmopolitan audience of both seasoned and new collectors for fifteen years. Hosting four annual auctions at the historic brownstone on midtown 56th St., Gianguan Auctions features fine selections of Chinese and Asian works of art, often boasting significant estate collections of traditional paintings and calligraphy, in addition to porcelain, jade, and bronze highlights, and more, dating from the Song Dynasty to contemporary periods. Each auction features more than 300 items. Gianguan Auctions has achieved many notable sales and records, including that of Wu Changshuo’s “Ju Shi,” which realized $370,000; Shi Tao’s “Shi Shu Hua San Jue,” which brought in $3,946,000; Zheng He’s calligraphy of Buddhist sutra, which sold for $14 million; and H. H. Dorje Chang Buddha III’s “Ink Lotus,” which garnered $16.5 million (at $1.65 million per square foot) at auction. Services & Staff Directed by the illustrious Kwong Lum, who was appointed to the position of Chief Consultant by Beijing’s National Museum Appraisal Center, Gianguan Auctions offers the expertise of its accomplished group of specialists in attaining maximum exposure for its clientele in the international marketplace. Selections for auction may be submitted directly to Gianguan Auctions’ team of experts for valuation and consignment, through the company web site. Additionally, pre-sale viewings are open to the public in New York, prior to each auction, and catalogs are available for purchase or online perusal before each auction.
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