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What Asian Art Beginners need to know about Antique Chinese Porcelain

In recent years the market for Chinese antiques has increased dramatically.  Objects that have been collecting dust for decades have suddenly become highly desirable, fetching impressive prices at auction, often many times their pre-auction estimates.  Just last September a white jade seal turned up in a suburban Philadelphia home and realized $3.5 million at auction, more »

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Press Release- Agora Marketplace Antiques Expands Consignment

Contact: Agora Marketplace Antiques Email: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AGORA MARKETPLACE ANTIQUES EXPANDS CONSIGNMENT Developing Beyond Traditional e-Commerce Agora Marketplace Antiques stands alone in Philadelphia’s antique and collectible consignment community. Its unique model spans kitsch & collectibles to fine antiques and jewelry from some of Philadelphia’s oldest families. Agora provides clients with high quality antique more »

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Satsuma Pottery, Not Porcelain Vase

It’s not everyday that you find a Satsuma vase that has traveled back from Asia with a distant relative.  Upon completion of his work on the Trans Siberian Railroad a distant relative of our client stopped to purchase this gorgeous vase. Arguably the most popular of Agatha Christie’s novels, Murder on the Orient Express takes more »

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