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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
Viewing Notes:
Chinese ceramics, carvings in jade and agate, together with ivory from a Mid-West collection; Japanese antiques including porcelains, cloisonné, Samurai armor and netsuke from a San Clemente Estate; Chinese and Southeast Asian Buddhist sculptures; together with numerous scrolls from several California collections; Fine jewelry including diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, rubies, jadeite, etc.; from a New York business dissolution; Primitive art including African, South-Pacific and others sold for the benefit of the International Society for Preservation of the Tropical Rain Forest; Chinese furnishing and paintings from a Burbank Estate
Sale Notes:
Preview: November 5 - 9, 11am -5pm or by appointment.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION (555 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


555 lots with images

November 10, 2013

Live Auction

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

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Pair Old Japanese Lacquer & Silk Armrests

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Description: Pair Old Japanese Lacquer & Silk Armrests Pair of very unusual and old, Japanese lacquer and silk cushioned armrests; with gilt floral motifs and purple upholstery with lotus motifs (wear and some tears to the cushions), Circa 1900; L: 18" (each), each contained in signed wood box

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Chinese Carved Soapstone/Sealstone Group

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Description: Chinese Carved Soapstone/Sealstone Group Chinese carved soapstone or sealstone group; depicting the He-he twins with a large peach, transparent coffee color (chip to one head); H: 4", wood stand

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Three Various Old Chinese Carved Seals

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Description: Three Various Old Chinese Carved Seals Group of three old Chinese carved soapstone or sealstone seals: pair square and one rectangular, each with seated lion finial; H: 1 3/4" (tallest)

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Small Meissen Porcelain Dragon Vase

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Description: Small Meissen Porcelain Dragon Vase Small Meissen porcelain dragon vase; of somewhat elongated bottle form with undulating dragons to the body, phoenix and Buddhist emblems to the neck, signed with crossed sword mark; H: 5 3/4"

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Two Various Chinese Carved Hardstones

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Description: Two Various Chinese Carved Hardstones Two Chinese hardstones: carved chalcedony agate Lohan with a whisk and ruyi fungus; together with a (probably color enhanced) polished hardstone pebble paperweight; H: 4 1/4" (taller)

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Framed Antique Japanese Woodblock Print

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Description: Framed Antique Japanese Woodblock Print Antique Japanese woodblock print; depicting a standing beauty in long robes and with a fan, on a patio (some wear), signed; 10" x 7", framed

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Pair Chinese Carved Soapstone Seated Lions

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Description: Pair Chinese Carved Soapstone Seated Lions Pair Chinese carved soapstone lions; each seated atop a decorative pedestal for use as bookends: one with ball, the other with a cub, both baring their teeth; H: 7" (each)

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Chinese Carved Sealstone Seal with Dragons

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Description: Chinese Carved Sealstone Seal with Dragons Unusual Chinese carved sealstone seal; of rectangular form and surmounted by two intertwined writhing dragons contesting a pearl, with somewhat archaistic low relief banner-form designs; of yellowish-russet color; H: 6"

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Two Various Chinese Carved Stone Seals

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Description: Two Various Chinese Carved Stone Seals Two Chinese carved stone seals: the larger with recumbent lion (considerable wear); the smaller in sealstone with qilin and with incised inscription (some wear); H: 3 1/4" (taller)

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Two Chinese Monochrome Glazed Porcelains

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Description: Two Chinese Monochrome Glazed Porcelains Two Chinese monochrome glazed porcelains: an oxblood glazed bottle vase, Guangxu style with incised 6-character mark; together with a celadon glazed shallow circular brushwasher with allover carved bat and clouds motif, Qianlong style, seal mark (wear); H: 13" (taller)

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Antique Japanese Bronze Brushwasher

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Description: Antique Japanese Bronze Brushwasher Antique Japanese bronze brushwasher; of hexagonal form tapering toward the rim and with two handles and landscape motif; L: 3"; with certificate

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Moon Flask

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Description: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Moon Flask Chinese Qianlong-style blue and white porcelain moon flask; the body of octagonal form with qilin front and back, openwork handles at the neck, seal mark; H: 13"

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Pair Continental Porcelain Portrait Vases

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Description: Pair Continental Porcelain Portrait Vases Pair Continental porcelain portrait vases; each of bottle form: with flared rims and both with black ground plaques featuring a Classical-style portrait bust of a veiled woman, one with crown (rim crack to one), early 20th Century; H: 13" (each)

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Two Various Antique Asian Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Two Various Antique Asian Porcelain Bowls Two antique porcelain bowls: hexagonal Japanese Kutani with central design of two winged figures in a landscape, florals to verso, signed, late 19th Century; together with a Chinese circular with Famille Rose floral panels on engraved blue ground, 19th Century; D: 7 3/4" (larger)

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Tall Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

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Description: Tall Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase Tall Chinese light green ground, Famille Rose porcelain vase; square form body with circular neck and flared rim, and with flowering precious vessel motifs and figural designs, 4-character mark; H: 14 1/2"; with certificate

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Two Various Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels

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Description: Two Various Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels Two Pre-Columbian pottery vessels: vase with tapered form body, rounded base and flared rim, some moulded details at the neck (rim chips); and a miniature pottery double vessel with globular bodies and incised decoration (rim chips); H: 7" (taller)

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3 Japanese Blue & White Porcelain Dishes

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Description: 3 Japanese Blue & White Porcelain Dishes Set of 3 Japanese blue and white porcelain dishes; each foliate form with central dragon medallion and clouds (rim chips and wear); D: 7" (each)

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Two Ancient Miniature Pottery Vases

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Description: Two Ancient Miniature Pottery Vases Two ancient miniature pottery vases: gray ovoid form with rounded bottom and flared rim; and globular form with rounded bottom and flared rim; H: 3 1/4" (taller)

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Group of Three Various Bead Necklaces

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Description: Group of Three Various Bead Necklaces Group of 3 various Chinese necklaces, including: large circular jade-like glass beads; Tibetan-style round wood beads; and seed beads (probably salwag seeds); L: 54" (longest)

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Brass Vase with Mother of Pearl Inlay

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Description: Brass Vase with Mother of Pearl Inlay Probably Continental, brass vase; of baluster form wit wide undulating foliate rim and with bands of mother of pearl inlays, marble base; H: 14"

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Group of 4 Old Japanese Paintings on Silk

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Description: Group of 4 Old Japanese Paintings on Silk Group of 4 old Japanese paintings on silk: two winter landscapes: one with a figure in a boat the other with a figure crossing a footbridge; walled building on the shore with a figure approaching in a boat; and landscape with a dwelling near waterfalls and with a fisherman; each signed, early 20th century; 13" x 16 1/2" (largest), each framed

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Chinese Ink on Paper Bamboo Painting

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Description: Chinese Ink on Paper Bamboo Painting Chinese ink and wash on paper painting; depicting bamboo with foliage, inscription and seal mark (lightly toned, minor stains); 23" x 12", framed

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Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: one depicting a figure in a thatched dwelling at the foot of sharp peaks (toned); the other of a winter landscape with a figure walking among mountains, inscription and seal mark to each; 55" x 13" (larger)

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Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: one depicting figures seated at a table in landscape with rockery all around (heavily toned); the other of sharp peaks with waterfall and colorful trees, inscription and seal mark to each; 36" x 16" (larger)

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Two Chinese Paper Scrolls: Various Objects

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Scrolls: Various Objects Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: one depicting a still life with candle, lily bulbs, and other objects; the other of a basket of peaches, inscription and seal mark to each; 39 1/2" x 13 1/2" (larger)

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Small Antique Chinese Bronze Figure

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Description: Small Antique Chinese Bronze Figure Antique Chinese small bronze figure; standing on rockery and carrying a drinking cup over his shoulder (head restuck), probably 18th Century; H: 4 3/4"; with certificate

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Chinese Blue & Copper Red Porcelain Ewer

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Description: Chinese Blue & Copper Red Porcelain Ewer Chinese Ming-style porcelain ewer; somewhat stout form with wide flared rim and foot; underglaze blue and white with copper red design of qilin among waves, gilt spout, 4-character mark; H: 8"

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Chinese Wucai Glazed Porcelain Vase

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Description: Chinese Wucai Glazed Porcelain Vase Chinese Ming-style wucai glazed porcelain vase; of baluster form with coral red and enameled designs of qilin among scrolling foliage and Buddhist flowers, unusual mask handles, 6-character mark; H: 14 1/2"

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Chinese Underglaze Blue & Red Porcelain

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Description: Chinese Underglaze Blue & Red Porcelain Chinese Ming-style underglaze blue and copper red porcelain ewer; of elongated hexagonal form with floral designs, 6-character mark; H: 14"

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Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar

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Description: Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar Chinese Ming-style blue and white porcelain covered jar; the body with reverse designs of turtle and fish among water plants, the cover of lotus leaf form, 6-character mark; H: 5"

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Chinese Doucai-Type Porcelain Teapot

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Description: Chinese Doucai-Type Porcelain Teapot Chinese Ming-style doucai-type glazed porcelain teapot; of squat globular form with design of undulating dragons, 6-character mark; L: 11"

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Chinese Wucai-Type Porcelain Moon Flask

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Description: Chinese Wucai-Type Porcelain Moon Flask Chinese Ming-style, wucai-type porcelain moon flask; with coral red fish front and back, and with floral motifs to the neck, 6-character mark; H: 14"

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Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Jar: Fish

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Description: Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Jar: Fish Chinese Kangxi-style Famille Verte porcelain jar and cover; of baluster form with continuous design of fish among water plants, matching cover, 6-character mark; H: 16"

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Hat

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Description: Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Hat Very unusual and antique, Chinese embroidered silk hat; five pointed form, the front with cat face design, the top with various florals (some wear); L: 9 1/2"

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Two Antiques: Cloisonné Vase & Pewter Dish

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Description: Two Antiques: Cloisonné Vase & Pewter Dish Two antique vessels: Chinese cloisonné enamel vase, of ovoid form with flared rim and with allover colorful florals on black ground, Circa 1900; together with an antique pewter dish or cup stand, with leaf motif appliqué and with carnelian and jade cabochons, seal mark; H: 9"

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Ten Various Chinese Books and Catalogues

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Description: Ten Various Chinese Books and Catalogues Box of 10 various Chinese books and catalogues; covering subjects including snuff bottles, jades, painting, etc.; L: 12" (largest)

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Old Chinese Rose Medallion Porcelain Vase

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Description: Old Chinese Rose Medallion Porcelain Vase Old Chinese Rose Medallion porcelain vase; of baluster form with moulded lion handles and dragons at the shoulder, and with typical figural and flowering plant panels (some minor wear), Circa 1900; H: 11 1/4"

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Song Dynasty Celadon Glazed Bowl

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Description: Song Dynasty Celadon Glazed Bowl Chinese Song Dynasty, celadon glazed shallow tapered bowl; with everted rim and with combed petal design to the exterior (glaze flaws); D: 5"

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

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Description: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase Chinese Yongzheng-style blue and white porcelain vase; of hu form with deer head handles and allover design of hydra among Buddhist florals, seal mark; H: 12"

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Chinese Doucai-Type Enameled Porcelain Vase

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Description: Chinese Doucai-Type Enameled Porcelain Vase Chinese Ming-style, doucai-type porcelain bottle vase; with abbreviated rim and continuous design of a writhing coral red dragon around the body, 6-character mark; H: 14"

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Chinese Wucai-Style Porcelain Meiping Vase

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Description: Chinese Wucai-Style Porcelain Meiping Vase Chinese Ming-style wucai-type porcelain covered vase; of octagonal meiping form with design of writhing dragons contesting flaming pearls, lotus flowers at the shoulder, 6-character mark; H: 18 1/2"

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Stem Cup

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Description: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Stem Cup Chinese Ming-style blue and white porcelain stem cup; with reserve design of undulating dragons among waves, 6-character mark; D: 7"

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Group of Eight Various Chinese Items

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Description: Group of Eight Various Chinese Items Group of various Chinese items, including: celadon jade zodiac plaque, calligraphy to verso; white jade toggle of a boy holding foliage; green and brown jade pendant with archaistic bird; 2 antique blue and white scent bottles with calligraphy; grayish jade seal with lion in repose; small rectangular jade pendant with incised landscape and figures in a boat, dragon to verso; together with a small unmounted paper scroll of two birds perched among bamboo, with inscription and seal mark; L: 17 1/2" (longest)

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Chinese Carved Bowenite Melon Vessel

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Description: Chinese Carved Bowenite Melon Vessel Chinese carved multicolor bowenite vessel and cover; melon form with openwork stem and foliage to the cover; H: 4"

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Old Chinese Porcelain Budai with Children

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Description: Old Chinese Porcelain Budai with Children Old Chinese porcelain model of Budai; seated with his sack and beads, children climbing all around and holding various objects, early 20th Century; H: 12 1/2"

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Two Various Old Japanese Glazed Vases

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Description: Two Various Old Japanese Glazed Vases Two various old Japanese glazed vases: ovoid, somewhat meiping form sake bottle with calligraphy (old rim chips); and blue and white bottle form with abstract florals (wear); H: 12" (taller)

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Two Old Chinese/Mongolian Lacquered Boxes

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Description: Two Old Chinese/Mongolian Lacquered Boxes Two old Chinese or Mongolian painted lacquer storage boxes; each rectangular with hinged cover: one with phoenix and florals; the other with florals and scene of a figure with animals (some flaws); L: 15 1/2" (larger)

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Two Pottery Vessels & Utensil Eating Set

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Description: Two Pottery Vessels & Utensil Eating Set Pre-Columbian molded pottery jar with unusual "handles" (rim chip, wear); Pre-Columbian-style figural vessel with long handle and some openwork; and an antique Tibetan or Mongolian copper mounted eating/utensil set with knife and chopsticks (one end missing); L: 10" (longest)

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Two Chinese Items: Composition

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Description: Two Chinese Items: Composition "Tusk" & Tray Two various Chinese Items: ivory-like composition "tusk", with elaborate openwork temple in a landscape, wood stand; together with a cinnabar-like rectangular tray with design of dragons contesting a flaming pearl; L: 20" (larger)

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Two Large Bright Blue Turquoise Pebbles

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Description: Two Large Bright Blue Turquoise Pebbles Two large blue turquoise pebbles; each possibly color enhance or stabilized; L: 3 1/2" (larger)

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