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Art References, Auction Catalogs, Auction Results, Museum Collections, Peter's YouTube Chanel.
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Art Reference Section

Hundreds of free books and auction catalogues from Christie's, Sotheby's, Bonhams, TAJAN-Paris and numerous Asian art references.

Museum Collections

Instant Access to some of the best Asian art museums in the world. Great art research areas.

Peter's youTube

Hundreds of useful (we think) YouTube videos by Peter Combs on Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Sout East Asian Art.

& Auction Results!

Find out what something is worth

Menus with links to auction results at four of the world’s best auction sites. 

Art References Section

Catalogues, Books and Other References

A wide range of auction catalogues from Christie’s, Bonhams, Sotheby’s, TAJAN-Paris and many more. Also art references and books on porcelain, bronzes, lacquer and other arts. 

Museum Collections

Asian Art

A way to look up and research objects from some of the finest collections in the world. 

Each museum’s results may vary due to their individual site structures and available search options,

You can on all of the site try your own searches of their collections. 

Numerous links to additional art reference areas. 

Have Fun!

Click Icons To Open Menus

Click the link below, once there simply type in what you wish to see.

Click >Asian Art Museum San Francisco


The Avery Brundage Collection of Asian Art

Use the “Advanced Search” to filter results to specific item types.



Auction Results

By Type & Category

Fine Chinese, Japanese, Korean and South-East Asian Art.

Including porcelain, jades, bronzes, paintings, textiles, sculpture, calligraphy/script, scholars objects. 

Their art research is usually quite excellent. 

Good place to find prices.
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Reign Marks

In order of period

A look at Chinese reign marks of the Ming and Qing dynasties, their dates and periods, as well as a complete list of all Chinese rulers and their dates.  


New Videos Each Week

New uploads each week.

Sometimes several per week,  with a look at upcoming auctions, auction results, recorded live auction videos of major auction house sales. 

Also educational videos on how to help collectors and dealers better authenticate objects. 


The Bidamount FORUM

Join the community

Get to know other collectors and dealers. Share ideas, talk about auction news, latest Museum shows and share pictures of your favorite objects.

The FORUM is on the Bidamount main site, but you can get there right from here. 

Have Fun!

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