Run as a hobby by the owner; no marketing has been done for many years, visitors are return visitors and from natural Google rankings. Income is from sale of paintings (mark-up is over 1,000%!) and Adsense. Around 200 original Chinese paintings included in the sale (see them here www.the-gallery-of-china.com) with total retail price of over USD100,000.
Proof and breakdown of USD130,000 of sales since 1999 (the first few years was under the URL www.thegalleryofchina.com) can be provided from 3 rd party online payment provider CCNow.
There is another 25% on top of this from customers who negotiated to buy several paintings at one time and paid directly into the seller's bank. Unfortunately he no longer have proof of this further 25%.
Gross sales average around USD9,000 per year (plus the 25%), this represents 12 - 15 paintings sold in the year. Costs to buy this number of paintings is around USD700 and cost to courier ship them to the customer around USD800, leaving USD7,500 profit (plus the 25%).
All the paintings are originals, currently the seller has around 200, they are stored at an address in the UK. As the all scroll they take up little space and are simple to scroll into a tube to dispatch to customer. As for the quality of the paintings, all these customer comments are genuine www.the-gallery-of-china.com/chinese-art-customer.html
The owner is an Englishman living in China so he is willing to continue to supply the buyer with further paintings if he desires. Full proofs on sales and traffic can be sent after your inquiry.
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