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ASIAN ART IN LONDON 2016 (www.asianartinlondon.com )
We had an exhibition of important pieces for Asian Art in London, at 67 Jermyn Street, St James's, LONDON, SW1Y 6NY.
The exhibition was entitled: Tyger Tyger! and featured a number of rare pieces with tigers.
Baroque & Roll
Our Autumn 2015 catalogue, at 160 pages, it is our largest to date and has 93 items including one of the most important and iconic pieces of Chinese export porcelain, a fantastic tureen cover and stand, copying a baroque silver shape.
Hit & Myth
Our Autumn 2014 catalogue includes a
large famille rose punchbowl with scenes from Ovid's Metmorphoses illustrated
by P Gunst and B Picart in 1733 - and an extremely rare plate with a scene of
Achilles being dipped in the River Styx, from a print by E Jeurat after N
Game of Bowls
Our catalogue for January 2014 can be viewed here. Items include a previously undocumented hare hunting bowl, (now in the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC), a pair of polychrome figures from the Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period and several pieces of painted enamel on copper of Imperial quality.
Collectors should also look at an edition of Apollo Magazine which featured an article about the collection of Jim Sowell, formed in conjunction with Michael Cohen. (http://www.apollo-magazine.com/contents/?issue=October%202010)
And Chinese viewers might also like an article written by Will Motley in the Beijing Arts Magazine 'Cultural Relics World' January 2013. (http://www.86wiki.com/view/8153580.htm)
In July 2013 it was announced that Michael Cohen has been appointed Chairman of the British Antique Dealers Association (BADA)
For more see: http://www.bada.org/blog/1328
Established in 1973 as a specialist in Chinese export porcelain, Cohen and Cohen is now starting its 42nd year as the leader in this field.
Many major museums are now showing important pieces supplied by our company and include The British Museum, The Groeninger Museum, The Peabody Essex Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, East India Company Museum l’Orient, Winterthur and Hong Kong Maritime Museum. We have also been instrumental in the formation of some of the World’s most important private collections.
Among others we show at The Winter Antiques Show in New York, The Palm beach Jewelry, Antiques and Fine Art show, and at TEFAF Maastricht and a visitor to any of these locations or to our website can expect to find an extensive choice of items including pieces of exceptional quality and rarity.
Our inventory will always contain pieces that will appeal to the new collector on a limited budget or to the established collector seeking the greatest rarity. Our catalogues aim to document and record newly discovered pieces as well as revealing new scholarship on known types - and all set within the social history of the period (mainly the 18th Century).
All items on our website carry a guarantee of authenticity and that the condition will be as stated on enquiry.
Personnel: Michael Cohen, Ewa Cohen and William Motley
Opening Hours; As per Fair hours or by appointment