July 2020
The Asian Works of Art Auction

The Asian Works of Art Auction

Bid in the room, live online or by telephone.

This international auction is dedicated to artworks in ceramic, bronze, ivory, jade and wood, as well as metal work, painting and textiles from China, Japan, Korea, Indian as well as the Middle East. 

Highlights in this auction include a signed Japanese sword, beautiful lacquered inro and detailed enamel vases, as well as sumptuous Chinese famille rose vases and Chinese silver, alongside Indian and Middle Eastern artworks. 

Entries are currently invited for the next auction. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact a specialist on 0141 810 2880 or auction@mctears.co.uk

January 2020
The Asian and African Works of Art Auction

The Asian and African Works of Art Auction

Dedicated to the artistic output of China, Japan, Korea, as well as India, the Middle East and Africa.

This auction will include an extensive collection of African masks and figures, from the Collection of Julien Harris (1910 - 2011), Scotland. Acquired in situ 1930, thence by descent. They were acquired on a journey across West Africa that Harris undertook in 1930 alongside Geoffrey Gorer and Francois (Feral) Benga, a research trip which culminated in the book "Africa Dances". Benga was a Senegalese dancer at the Folies Bergère in Paris; known at the time as the male Josephine Baker and an icon of the Harlem Renaissance. Gorer, on the back of this work, went on to become a prominent anthropologist.

Entries are invited for the next auction, taking place 23 April 2020.