Sale of 600 lots of predominantly Chinese furniture, porcelain and jades a success at Bonhams

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams announced it held a solid and successful auction of Asian Decorative Arts on March 13 in San Francisco. The sale, comprised of 600 lots of predominantly Chinese furniture, porcelain and jades, realized strong prices in each category. Leading the auction were two 18th century carved huanghuali veneer fragments that sold for $43,750, far exceeding a pre-sale estimate of $8,000-$12,000. The top performing lots of furniture from the sale included a 20th century set of four hardwood armchairs that took in $31,250, beating its pre-sale estimate of $4,000-$6,000, and a pair of huanghuali arm chairs that brought $27,500 (pre-sale est. $5,000-$7,000). Another highlight of the sale was an 18th/19th century miniature cloisonné enameled metal vase from the Alexander Wylly Collection that brought $35,000, selling far beyond its

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