TAASA IN QUEENSLAND Member preview of Mossgreen Asian Art Auction 5 June 2014 TAASA QLD members attended an Auction Preview evening hosted by Jan Manton Gallery, with Mossgreen Director Paul Sumner introducing Asian ceramics and Chinese scholar pieces from their forthcoming Melbourne auction. Guests were treated to many interesting anecdotes and insights into the Asian Art market, and were able to handle selected items that Paul had brought with him in his suitcase for the event! – TAASA Review September 2014


This article was originally found in the September 2014 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 23, Issue 3, Page 32).

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Chris Reid discussing textiles he displayed at the QAGOMA talk.

Photo: Gill Green Wayne highlighted objects of specific interest for the history of collecting in Melbourne, including suits of Edo period armour, horse saddles and stirrups, a full set of horse trappings and textiles that were acquired by the NGV in Melbourne during the 1880s, and other items whose acquisition was made possible through the Felton Bequest.

Bushido includes items in a variety of media: sumptuous textiles, lacquer work, metalwork, wood block prints and sculpture. ...