The next auction at Dallas Auction Gallery in Dallas, Texas is September 7 and 8, 2011. It is an auction of Asian Antiques and Fine Art. There are some very interesting pieces in this auction including this Chinese Qing carved canopy bed. Dallas Auction is open to bidders both in house and on the internet. It will be interesting to see how the auction results compare to previous Asian art and collectible auctions.
According to Wes Cowan of Cowan’s Auction in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Asian art market has exploded. China is reported as being the number one art market in the world. Between 2009 and 2010, the art market has doubled. Cowan’s May auction of 80 pieces of Chinese carved ivory, porcelain and jade brought in nearly $400,000.00. Their next Asian Art Auction is scheduled for August 26 and 27, 2011.