Chinese Export: A Boston Collection

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

On August 16, Grogan & Company sold the Chinese Export Collection of the late Vartan Ghugasian with roaring success. The sale totaled over $1,120,000, with 100% of lots sold, making it a ‘white¬†glove’ auction. The 483 lot live auction ran for over ten hours, with buyers from across the world competing fiercely to own a piece of this once-in-a-generation collection.

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Auction Highlights

Lot 240

Society Of The Cincinnati Tea Bowl And Saucer From The Service Of General Benjamin Lincoln, Massachusetts, Ca. 1790

Sold: $62,500

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Lot 356

Monumental Rose Medallion Punch Bowl, 19th century

Sold: $26,000

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Lot 96

Four Armenian Market Hot Water Plates, dated 1833

Sold: $23,750

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Lot 94

Armenian Market Covered Sauce Tureen, dated 1833

Sold: $21,250


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Lot 470

Pair Of China Trade Paintings, attributed to Namcheong (Fl. 1840-1870)
River View with Pagoda
oil on canvas

Sold: $13,750

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Lot 278

A ‘Sample’ Coffee Cup and Saucer, ca. 1800

Sold: $11,050

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Lot 143

Pair of ‘Amsterdam Waterfront’ Tea Bowls and Saucer, ca. 1765

Sold: $10,625

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Lot 169

Pair of Famille Rose Platters, ca. 1730-40

Sold: $10,000

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Lot 73

Set of Twelve Dutch Market Armorial Plates, ca. 1730-35

Sold: $9,375

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