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Spring 2013

by Ivy Auctions


600 lots | 592 with images

April 27, 2013

Live Auction

22391 Hwy 76 E

Laurens, SC, 29360 USA

Phone: 864-682-2750

Fax: 864-682-2745

Email: johnivy@ivyauctions.com

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Silver Overlay Claret Jug

Lot 1: Silver Overlay Claret Jug

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Description: Hand blown clear glass decanter having polished pontil and matching stopper, scroll silver overlay with blank oval medallion on front, no monogram, bases of both stopper and decanter with etched "1"; late 19th/early 20th century; 8 3/4"H--Fromthe estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Silver Overlay Claret Jug

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Description: Hand blown clear glass decanter having polished pontil and matching stopper, scroll and floral silver overlay with blank oval medallion on front, no monogram, marked "Sterling", bases of both stopper and decanter with etched "V"; late19th/early 20th century; 8 1/2"H--From the estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Two Silver Overlay Cruets

Lot 3: Two Silver Overlay Cruets

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Description: Hand blown clear glass cruets having polished pontils and matching stoppers, scroll silver overlay; one marked "Sterling", the other apparently unmarked; one cruet with base and stopper both having etched "1", other cruet having base with etched "6" or "9"; late 19th/early 20th century; 5 3/4"H; chips to bottoms of both stoppers--From the estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Camphene Lamp

Lot 4: Camphene Lamp

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Description: Mid 19th century hand blown glass lamp, double tube camphene burner with original chain and caps, bell-shaped with applied handle, broken pontil, 6"H--From the estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Early Framed Double Silhouette Valentine

Lot 5: Early Framed Double Silhouette Valentine

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Description: 19th century cut bust silhouette portraits of man and woman with Chinese white embellishments, each mounted within a die cut and embossed paper lace valentine heart having handpainted floral highlights; 11 3/4"W, 9 3/4"H; carved walnut cross over frame with applied leaf decoration to each corner and gilt liner; 17 1/4"W, 15"H; repair to one side of frame

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Circa 1907 Coca-Cola Change Purse

Lot 6: Circa 1907 Coca-Cola Change Purse

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Description: Red leather with gilt stamping, double-snap closure; 2 3/8" x 2 7/8"; some wear to leather and gilt--From the estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Japanese Cast Metal Teapot

Lot 7: Japanese Cast Metal Teapot

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Description: Lobed textured body decorated with landscape in relief, bronze cover, signed on inside of lid; 6 3/4"W, 8"H--From the estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Chinese Bamboo Brush Pot

Lot 8: Chinese Bamboo Brush Pot

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Description: Carved brush pot with figures amidst a landscape; 6 3/4"H; several age cracks

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Two Bilston & Battersea Enamels Boxes

Lot 9: Two Bilston & Battersea Enamels Boxes

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Description: Both designed by Halcyon Days and in original boxes: 1. Oval hinged box, "There are two days about which no one should ever worry--Yesterday and Tomorrow" with leaf and swag decoration; 2" x 1 3/4", 1"H; 2. Oval hinged box, "For You" withfloral decoration; 2" x 1 3/4", 1"H

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Old Paris Porcelain Urn

Lot 10: Old Paris Porcelain Urn

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Description: Gilt handles in the form of swans; hand painted, one side with landscape having male figure in forefront, other side decorated in gilt and navy with stylized acanthus leaves and banding; 8 1/2"H; wear to gilt, small losses to paint

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Three Carved and Painted Chinese Ducks

Lot 11: Three Carved and Painted Chinese Ducks

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Description: Three carved wooden ducks, each painted green and having gilt feather highlights, bases with gilt floral highlights; each marked "China" in gilt on bottom and largest with vintage paper label; 8"H, 6"H, 6"H; each with paint loss

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George Zee Chinese Hardwood Chest

Lot 12: George Zee Chinese Hardwood Chest

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Description: Two-over-two drawers, carved medallion detail to two long drawers and sides; metal label of George Zee, Hong Kong; 36"W, 18"D, 31"H--Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Lacquered Chinese Planter or Umbrella Stand

Lot 13: Lacquered Chinese Planter or Umbrella Stand

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Description: Metal liner, gilt wood with black and white decorative borders, square tapering form with front and back having applied hardstone vases of flowers, sides with metal foo dog and ring handles; 8 1/2"W at top, 7 1/2"W at bottom, 27"H;scratches and minor abrasions to paint--Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Chinese Black Lacquered Cabinet

Lot 14: Chinese Black Lacquered Cabinet

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Description: Rectangular top with painted gilt floral decoration, two doors and sides with applied hardstone vases of flowers, shelved interior, raised on four straight legs with metal capped feet, metal lock plate and hinges; 25"W, 12"D,37"H; minor chips and abrasions

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Pr. of Chinese Style Painted Side Cabinets

Lot 15: Pr. of Chinese Style Painted Side Cabinets

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Description: Single drawer over two doors, brass hardware and each door fronted with brass medallion having calligraphy, drawers marked with Century Furniture brand; 25"W, 16"D, 25"H; paint not original or repainted with some runs and other flaws, pull onone door missing--Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Ginger Jar Lamp and Two Porcelain Bowls

Lot 16: Ginger Jar Lamp and Two Porcelain Bowls

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Description: 1. Porcelain ginger jar decorated with orange and gilt flowers on white ground, mounted as lamp, porcelain orange and white finial, approx. 26"H to top of finial; 2. Famille rose style porcelain centerpiece bowl mounted in pewter, marked onunderside "Japanese Porcelain Ware Decorated in Hong Kong for Lord & Taylor"; 9 1/2" dia.; 3. Blue and white porcelain bowl mounted in brass, marked on underside "Japanese Porcelain Ware Decorated in Hong Kong I.F.F. (enclosed within adiamond)"; 7 3/4" dia.

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Blue and White Ginger Jar w/ Lid

Lot 17: Blue and White Ginger Jar w/ Lid

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Description: Probably 19th century, traditional blue and white design on porcelain, wax seal on base; 8 1/2"H; small chips to lid

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Pair of Horseshoe Back Chinese Chairs

Lot 18: Pair of Horseshoe Back Chinese Chairs

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Description: 20th century, shaped top rail with carved back slat, carved and shaped skirt, loose seat cushions with gold medallions on gold ground; metal label of George Zee, Hong Kong; 26"W, 25"D, 29 1/2"H; some staining to fabric, minor signs of wear anduse--Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Chinese Style Bamboo and Woven Desk

Lot 19: Chinese Style Bamboo and Woven Desk

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Description: Kneehole below central drawer with three drawers on one side, other side and back of kneehole with latticework; 48 1/2"W, 30 1/2"D, 31"H; minor losses

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Pair of Chinese Style Stools or Benches

Lot 20: Pair of Chinese Style Stools or Benches

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Description: Pair of black lacquer benches having rectangular stained wood inserts within seat frames, loose seat cushions with gold medallions on gold ground and having red cording trim, mid to late 20th century; 20 1/4"W, 14 1/4"D, 15 1/2"H; minorabrasions---Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Painted Metal Persimmon Branch

Lot 21: Painted Metal Persimmon Branch

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Description: Painted metal sculpture of three ripe persimmons on a branch, unsigned, approximately 12" x 8 1/2", 6 1/4"H; one leaf with two small holes where something was originally mounted

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Oil on Canvas of Oriental Street Scene

Lot 22: Oil on Canvas of Oriental Street Scene

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Description: Oil on canvas of a rural Oriental village street scene depicting chickens, yaks, and figures walking with umbrellas; 20th century; painted and chip carved wood frame; sight 35 1/4"W, 23 1/2"H; frame 41 1/2"W, 29 3/4"H; craquelure, minorabrasions to frame---Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Hand Painted Oriental 4-Panel Folding Screen

Lot 23: Hand Painted Oriental 4-Panel Folding Screen

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Description: Hand painted on fabric and depicting landscape and figural scenes, mounted on panels and within fabric border, wood frame with gilt metal ornamentation and fabric backing, signed in black with two red seals; 59"W, 34 3/4"H; good condition with a few small spots/stains---Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Hand Painted Oriental 4-Panel Folding Screen

Lot 24: Hand Painted Oriental 4-Panel Folding Screen

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Description: Hand painted on fabric and depicting a branch of ripe persimmons, mounted on panels and within fabric border, wood frame with gilt metal ornamentation, signed with seal upper left; 66"W, 36 1/4"H; abrasions to wood frame

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Painted Faux Bamboo Etagere

Lot 25: Painted Faux Bamboo Etagere

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Description: Five glass shelves; 32"W, 14 1/2"D, 67 3/4"H; some abrasions to paint

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Color Intaglio, Haku Maki, Wind

Lot 26: Color Intaglio, Haku Maki, Wind

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Description: Framed color intaglio with embossing, "70-1 (Wind-A)" by Haku Maki (Japanese, 1924-2000); pencil signed, titled, and numbered (65/205) within lower margin; chop mark in red lower right; matted and under glass in gilt wood frame; sight12 1/4"W, 24"H; frame 20"W, 32"H

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Haku Maki, Woodblock Print

Lot 27: Haku Maki, Woodblock Print

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Description: Framed print, "72-15", by Haku Maki (Japanese, 1924-2000) depicting a red persimmon on a black ground; pencil signed, titled, and numbered (16/153) within lower margin; artist's chop in red in image; matted and under glass in wood frame;sight 8 1/2"W, 8 1/4"H; frame 17 1/2"W, 14 1/2"H--Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Two Japanese Woodblock Prints, Bath House

Lot 28: Two Japanese Woodblock Prints, Bath House

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Description: Two copies after Koryusai and Kiyonaga of late 18th century Japanese woodblock prints depicting figures bathing at a Japanese public bath house, each with red mat and under glass in black painted wood frame; sight 7"W, 5 1/4"H; frame 10 3/4"W, 8 3/4"H; sight 7"W, 4 3/4"H; frame 11 1/2"W, 8"H

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Nisaburo Ito (Japanese, 1910-1988)

Lot 29: Nisaburo Ito (Japanese, 1910-1988)

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Description: A pair of framed woodblock prints depicting chrysanthemum bonsai, Uchida publisher seal; matted and under glass in black frames; sight 9 3/4"W, 15"H; frame 15 3/4"W, 21 1/4"H; abrasions to frames, toning to mats

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Two Framed Japanese Woodblock Prints

Lot 30: Two Framed Japanese Woodblock Prints

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Description: 1. Eiichi Kotozuka (Japanese, 1906-1979), depicting branches of cherry blossoms; 2. Nisaburo Ito (Japanese, 1910-1988) depicting the Pagoda of Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto; matching gilt painted wood frames with linen liners; sight 101/4"W, 15 1/2"H; frame 17 3/4"W, 23"H; minor abrasions to frames

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Horseshoe Back Chinese Chair

Lot 31: Horseshoe Back Chinese Chair

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Description: 20th century, carved back slat, loose seat cushion with yellow medallions on ivory ground; 27"W, 21"D, 29 1/2"H; some staining to fabric, minor signs of wear and use--Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Hickory Mfg. Co. Asian Style End Table

Lot 32: Hickory Mfg. Co. Asian Style End Table

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Description: Mid to third quarter 20th century, front with door flanked one side by three drawers, side carrying handles, brass mounted openwork box stretcher base, Hickory Manufacturing Company paper label; 25"W, 24 1/4"D, 22 1/4"H; losses to brassmountings on base; surface abrasions, scratches, and wear

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Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) Woodblock Print

Lot 33: Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) Woodblock Print

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Description: Framed Japanese color woodblock print, "Maiko", depicting geisha in kimono with her back to viewer, signed "Kiyoshi Saito" lower left and with red seal, under glass in black painted wood frame; sight 11 1/4"W, 16 3/4"H; frame 13 1/4"W,18 3/4"H

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Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725-1770)

Lot 34: Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725-1770)

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Description: Framed polychrome woodblock print on rice paper after Suzuki Harunobu; depicting Kasamori Osen, a waitress at the Kagiya tea stall, serving a young samurai; label verso "Nippon Hanga Seisakusha / Tokyo, Japan"; matted and under glass in gilt wood faux bamboo frame; sight 7"W, 9"H; frame 12"W, 14"H; not examined out of frame---Private Savannah, GA, collection

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Two Bakuhu Ohno (Japanese, 1888-1976) Woodblock

Lot 35: Two Bakuhu Ohno (Japanese, 1888-1976) Woodblock

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Description: Two Bakuhu Ohno woodblock prints, c. 1950s; titled "Flowers in Vase (Winter)" and "Flowers in Bamboo Basket (Autumn)"; published by Kyoto Hanga-In; each with B. Ohno signature in Japanese characters and English; each with Kyoto Hanga-In and Yubidopaper labels verso; matted and under glass in painted wood frames; sight 10 1/4"W, 14 3/4"H; frame 15 1/4"W, 18 3/4"H; mats with extensive foxing--From the estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Sanzo Wada (Japanese, 1883-1968) Woodblock Print

Lot 36: Sanzo Wada (Japanese, 1883-1968) Woodblock Print

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Description: "The Fortune Teller" by artist Sanzo Wada depicting an evening scene with man and woman consulting a fortune teller using divining rods; signed and with red seal lower right; matted and under glass in red painted wood frame; sight 131/2"W, 10 1/4"H; frame 19 1/2"W, 17"; mat with tear, staining and toning; abrasions to frame

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Chinese Style Mahogany Etagere

Lot 37: Chinese Style Mahogany Etagere

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Description: Shelving arranged in five tiers with drawer and two doors below; last half of 20th century; 24"W, 13"D, 45 1/4"H; top hinge broken on one door

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Pair of Chinese Style Upholstered Chairs

Lot 38: Pair of Chinese Style Upholstered Chairs

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Description: Wood frames with red finish, upholstered in fabric having Oriental figures and landscapes, (fabric matches Lots 51 and 52), each with label "Distinctive Furniture by Gilliam" approximately 28"W, 29"D, 33 1/4"H; minor staining/discoloration to upholstery mostly on arm pads

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Satsuma Covered Vase

Lot 39: Satsuma Covered Vase

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Description: Very fine polychrome and gilt decoration with panel scenes depicting children in exterior setting both sides, cover with 4 3/4" gilt foo dog finial; 19"H; professional repair to finial, one flea bite chip to paint on rim of lid

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Woodblock Print of Prancing Horse

Lot 40: Woodblock Print of Prancing Horse

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Description: Signed with two red seals lower left, matted and under glass in black wood frame; sight 9"W, 13 1/2"H; frame 14 3/4"W, 20 1/2"H; soiling to mat, losses to frame on one side--From the estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Pr. of Silk Embroidered Japanese Portraits

Lot 41: Pr. of Silk Embroidered Japanese Portraits

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Description: Pair of signed silk embroidered full figure portraits, one depicting a male peasant carrying a bundle of sticks on his back and a flowering branch in one hand, the other depicting a female peasant carrying a basket of flowers on her backand flowers in one hand; both signed; matted and under glass in wood frames; sight 10 1/4"W, 13 1/4"H; frame 20"W, 24"H; foxing to mats--From the estate of Thomas A. Gandy, Society Hill, SC

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Pr. of Signed Japanese Mixed Media Dioramas

Lot 42: Pr. of Signed Japanese Mixed Media Dioramas

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Description: Each picture with a three-dimensional geisha attired in cloth kimono with button and metal tassel embellishments against a watercolor background; one interior, one exterior; both signed and with red seal; in gilt wood shadowboxframe with red inner liner; 10 1/2"W, 11 1/2"H; frames with minor abrasions, some toning to background paper

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Japanese Embroidered Silk Kimono

Lot 43: Japanese Embroidered Silk Kimono

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Description: 20th century, ivory silk body elaborately embroidered in gilt thread with highlights in silver metallic and polychrome silk threads, overall design of large birds and flowers, lined in red silk, padded hem, a few spots ofstaining/discoloration

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Japanese Embroidered Silk Kimono w/ Obi

Lot 44: Japanese Embroidered Silk Kimono w/ Obi

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Description: 20th century, ivory silk body elaborately embroidered in gilt thread with highlights in silver and blue metallic and polychrome silk threads, overall design of large peacock and flowers among clouds, lined in red silk, paddedhem; black obi with colorful embroidered flowers, etc.

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Three Chinese Carved Wood Plaques

Lot 45: Three Chinese Carved Wood Plaques

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Description: 19th century or earlier: 1. Carved in relief with eggplants and pomegranates, traces of gilt and polychrome decoration; 13 3/4"W, 6 3/4"H; numerous chips and losses, split to wood; 2. Carved in relief with foliage and flowers, tracesof gilt and polychrome decoration; 13 3/4"W, 6 3/8"H; various chips and losses; 3. Carved in relief with foliage and flowers; 18 3/4"W, 8 1/8"H; chips and losses, small split to wood on one side

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Pair of Cloisonne Vases

Lot 46: Pair of Cloisonne Vases

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Description: Pair of 7"H cloisonne vases decorated with multi-colored flowers on white ground

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Chinese Gold Dragon Heavily Embroidered Robe

Lot 47: Chinese Gold Dragon Heavily Embroidered Robe

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Description: Red wool/felt ground with heavily embroidered complex pattern including satin stitching, Peking knots and eight five-clawed dragons in metallic thread, probably late 19th/early 20th c.; approximately 55"; wear to collar and fabric inplaces, loose and missing threads on embroidery, several spots of insect damage to wool, losses

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Chinese Embroidered Silk Skirt (Qun)

Lot 48: Chinese Embroidered Silk Skirt (Qun)

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Description: Hand sewn skirt with flat decorated panels at center front and back, flanked on both sides by pleated panels of varying colors, embroidered trim, blue silk damask borders and hem, cotton waistband; late 19th/early 20th century;approximately 37"L, 44"W; good condition with minor repairs and light soiling

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Chinese Silk Embroidered Robe

Lot 49: Chinese Silk Embroidered Robe

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Description: Blue silk damask banded along edges and collar with extremely ornate ivory silk borders having ruyi-head details outlined in black and embroidered with gilt metallic thread background and various scenes of figures and landscapes insilk thread, further decorated with 1 1/4"W embroidered ribbon trim outlining inside of borders; late 19th/early 20th century; approximately 65 1/2"W from sleeve to sleeve, 34 1/2"L; good condition with minor soiling, a fewloose threads, spots of fading to blue silk

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Two Framed Chinese Embroidered Textiles

Lot 50: Two Framed Chinese Embroidered Textiles

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Description: 1. Embroidered roundel with center medallion in silver metallic thread, under glass in painted gilt wood frame with linen liner; roundel 9" dia.; frame 15 1/4" x 18 1/4"; frame with minor abrasions; 2. Embroidered panel featuring a crane perched on a pine tree against a blue ground; matted and under glass in painted blue wood frame; sight 8"W, 21 1/2"H; frame 16 1/2"W, 30"H; frame with minor abrasions

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