lark-mason-igavelLark Mason is a renowned expert in Asian/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. In 2003, he started  iGavelauctions.com, an international art auction company. He is an Adjunct Professor at New York University and is regularly involved with the valuation and identification of Asian and other works of art.