Cowan's is pleased to announce our second auction dedicated solely to Asian Art. Jade Bangle The auction will be held on January 27, 2012 in Cowan's salesroom. The auction will feature over 500 lots including a wide selection of ivory, jade and porcelain, prints, Chinese furniture, scroll paintings, and reference material. Some of the highlights in the sale include a Finely Carved and Rare Pale Celadon Jade Altar Set and an Archaistic Jadeite Lidded Wine Vessel. Jade Necklaces Cowan's will offer a Finely Carved and Rare Pale Celadon Jade Altar Set set estimated at $20,000/30,000. This Chinese set is dated to the Qianlong Period, 18th century. It includes three separate finely carved jade vessels, including a small rectangular lidded vessel with lobed corners. Jade Jewelry An Archaistic Jadeite Lidded Wine Vessel is estimated to sell between $10,000/15,000. Chinese and dated to the 19th century, this vessel is inlaid in emerald green and lavender tones, having a dragon chasing a pearl finial, with two mythological beast-headed handles each with loose rings. Jade Rings The body is covered in archaistic and stylized chilong designs on a wooden stand with metal inlay.