“Unexpected Treasures and How to Find Them” with Lark E. Mason

Lark MasonAs part of our GAGA Gala weekend celebration of great antiques and glorious art, the Arts Center In Orange will host Lark E. Mason for a talk and reception on Saturday, November 14th from 4 – 5:30 pm.

Lark Mason is a renowned expert in Chinese art and antiquities. He is also an author, appraiser, independent curator, educator, and art consultant. He has regularly appeared since 1996 on the PBS series, Antiques Roadshow, where he specializes in Asian works of art. He worked with Sotheby’s, New York, from 1979-2003, where he was an appraiser, Senior Vice President in the Chinese Works of Art Department, and Director of Online Auctions. At Sotheby’s, he evaluated collections including those of The National Trust for Historic Preservation, The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and many others. In 2003, he left Sotheby’s to start iGavelauctions.com, an international art auction company with regional associates in most major metropolitan areas of the United States, and in Europe and Asia. An Adjunct Professor at New York University, he is regularly involved with the valuation and identification of Asian and other works of art.

 

Tickets for Lark Mason’s talk are $20 and can be purchased at The Arts Center In Orange, 129 East Main Street Orange VA, 22960, Ph (540) 672-7311.

 

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