Asiatic Art Valuations
How Much Is Your Asiatic Items Worth?
Do you own any Chinese vase? Are you curious to know what they are worth? Our Experts can provide a free appraisal to give you an estimate of the market price, then help you to ensure the best possible price should you decide to sell.
The main criteria to valuate a Chinese vase
Ancient Chinese vases are very popular among collectors. They reach high prices auction rooms. Sometimes, owners are unaware of the fact that their pieces are rare and expensive. To valuate an antique Chinese vase, it is necessary to take several criteria into account: the period, origin, decoration and signature. Chinese collectors are sensitive to this type of piece.
Vases in various materials
Ancient Chinese vases are often made of various materials, including porcelain. In this field, there are different families such as pink, green and blue-white porcelain. The city of Jingdezhen is one of the most famous manufacturing centres in China for antique vases. Particular care is taken with the pieces, as porcelain is one of the symbols of the country. Chinese vases can also be made of bronze, jade or cloisonné. They are often made in pairs.
Call on an expert to authenticate your ancient Chinese vase
Ancient Chinese vases are interesting pieces, as they allow us to see the evolution of past civilizations and adapt nicely to interiors. Many pieces were brought back to Europe following the colonization by the French and the English.
You need to be careful when an ancient Chinese vase comes on the market, as there are a large number of fakes with the same characteristics. Counterfeiters don’t hesitate to use the same techniques and artificially age the objects. It is therefore more prudent to call on professionals to appraise your antique Chinese vases.
Record prices at auction
The latest record for the sale of a Chinese vase sold at Sotheby’s in Paris was 16.2 million euros! When a historic Chinese vase is put on sale and it turns out to be authentic, the sale price often goes through the roof. The value of some vases is sometimes considered priceless.
How do we appraise your Chinese vase?
Requesting an online valuation of your asiatic art is simple and entirely free of charge. You just need to complete our appraisal form with a brief description and some photos. This information will be sent directly to one of our Chinese vase experts who will provide you with a price range and sales advice.
A team of experts and auctioneers
If you own a Chinese vase, use our online form for a free appraisal.
You will then be contacted by a member of our team of experts and auctioneers to give you an independent opinion of the market price. Should you wish to sell your painting, our specialists will also advise you on the various options available for selling at the best price.