Asian Arts/China Trade

Sold for $230,000

Global demand for fine Asian works has led to outstanding prices in all categories.  Rafael Osona Auctions is accepting fine consignments from all periods of the China Trade and Asian Arts.

For over 30 years Rafael Osona Auctions have offered fine examples of 18th & 19th Century Asian artifacts readily found on Nantucket due to the early shipping commerce we shared with the East.  Whether found locally on Nantucket, New England, New York or the West Coast, we have achieved great success selling China Trade ship portraits, whaling Captain portraits painted in Canton, Export porcelains & furniture, Chinese jades and hardstones, textiles, etc., for our consignors.

  • Armorial ware
  • Blanc-de-Chine
  • Bronze
  • Buddhist sculptures
  • Calligraphy
  • Canton ware
  • Celadon
  • Chinese Export Paintings – i.e. Portraits, Port Scenes, Reverse Paintings on Glass
  • Chinese Export Silver
  • Chinese Export Furniture
  • Chinese Export Porcelains
  • Cinnabar
  • Ceramics
  • Cloisonné
  • Daoist sculptures
  • Famille verte, rose, noire and jaune pottery
  • Hand scrolls
  • Hindu sculptures
  • Imari ware
  • Incense burners
  • Ivory (19th c. and earlier)
  • Jade Carvings
  • Kraak porcelains
  • Lacquer ware
  • Nanking Porcelains
  • Netsuke
  • Screens
  • Snuff Bottles
  • Swords
  • Tea wares
  • Textiles
  • Woodblock prints



We are always seeking fine quality consignments to include in our sales.

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