From India to Japan by way of China, Korea and the countries of south-east asia, asian art auctions provide a vast range of far eastern art.
Sculptures, paintings and objets d’art dating from the neolithic period to the present day can be found in online sales.
Particularly treasures from the middle kingdom. These include ceramics from china's tang and song dynasties, blue and white porcelain from the yuan, ming and qing dynasties, paintings from the tang dynasty, horses from the han and tang dynasties and a wealth of scholars' objects.
In asian art auctions, enthusiasts will also find buddhist gilt bronzes, japanese prints and lacquer objects, indian statuettes in bronze, korean ceramics and more.
Did you know? Boosted by the rapid emergence of major fortunes in china, asian art has been steadily on the rise since 2005, and the passion for things asian has galvanised the bidding from hong kong to paris.
For example, at the hôtel drouot in december 2016, a chinese imperial seal from the qianlong period (1736-1795), estimated at between €800,000 and €1 million, soared up to €21 boosted by the rapid emergence of major fortunes in million: a world record!