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Asian Art, Antiques & Estates Auction

by I.M. Chait


605 lots with images

January 13, 2013

Live Auction

9330 Civic Center Drive

Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 USA

Phone: +1 (310) 285 0182

Fax: +1 (310) 285 9740

Email: chait@chait.com

605 Lots
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Old Japanese Silk Scroll: Beauty

Lot 251: Old Japanese Silk Scroll: Beauty

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Description: Old Japanese Silk Scroll: Beauty Old Japanese ink and colors on silk scroll: depicting a beauty standing in long robes and wearing a brimmed hat: holding a stringed instrument, inscription and seal mark, early 20th Century; 43" x 16"

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Chinese Silk Handscroll & Calligraphy Set

Lot 252: Chinese Silk Handscroll & Calligraphy Set

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Description: Chinese Silk Handscroll & Calligraphy Set Chinese silk handscroll, with inscriptions in various calligraphy and seal marks on gold color ground (flaws); together with a cased Chinese calligraphy set with brushes, brushrest, brushwasher, seal, seal paste box, ink and ink stone; 15" x 40"

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Chinese Paper Scroll: Blossoming Branch

Lot 253: Chinese Paper Scroll: Blossoming Branch

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Description: Chinese Paper Scroll: Blossoming Branch Chinese ink and wash on paper scroll; depicting a blossoming branch, inscription and seal marks; 48" x 18"

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Chinese Paper Landscape Scroll

Lot 254: Chinese Paper Landscape Scroll

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Description: Chinese Paper Landscape Scroll Chinese ink and colors on paper scroll; depicting a landscape with figures and dwellings on the shore, inscription and seal mark; 61" x 17"

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Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls

Lot 255: Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls; one depicting a scholar seated in a cave; the other of a beauty standing in the wind and carrying a fan; inscription and seal mark to each; 28" x 15" (larger)

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Six Volume Set of

Lot 256: Six Volume Set of "Picasso 347"

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Description: Six Volume Set of "Picasso 347" Cased 6 volume set of "Picasso 347" special Japanese Edition, published in Paris 1977; featuring the graphic works of Pablo Picasso (some minor flaws); the aluminum top with laser cut image; L: 23"

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Pair African Metal Mounted Wood Carvings

Lot 257: Pair African Metal Mounted Wood Carvings

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Description: Pair African Metal Mounted Wood Carvings Pair of African wood carvings, possibly Gabon: each depicting a stylized figure, probably male and female, in the style of Bakota reliquary guardian figures, and each covered in metal (usual wear and flaws); H: 21" (taller), metal pedestal stands

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Pair Chinese Carved Hardwood Scroll Boxes

Lot 258: Pair Chinese Carved Hardwood Scroll Boxes

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Description: Pair Chinese Carved Hardwood Scroll Boxes Pair Chinese hardwood scroll or document boxes; each rectangular with sliding cover, the covers each with elaborately carved design of two dragons contesting a flaming pearl; L: 14 1/2" (each)

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Chinese Moulded Gourd Bottle Vase

Lot 259: Chinese Moulded Gourd Bottle Vase

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Description: Chinese Moulded Gourd Bottle Vase Chinese moulded gourd bottle-form vase: with low relief continuous design of butterflies among various flowering plants; ivory mounted rim (minor crack to ivory); H: 10"

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Nepalese or Sino-Tibetan Bronze Deity

Lot 260: Nepalese or Sino-Tibetan Bronze Deity

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Description: Nepalese or Sino-Tibetan Bronze Deity Very finely cast Nepalese or Sino-Tibetan bronze deity; seated with flowering branches to either side: her right foot resting on a lotus as part of the lotus base, hands in mudra; finely detailed crown and jewels (minor wear and dent to back); H: 12"

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Three Chinese Hardwood Brushpots

Lot 261: Three Chinese Hardwood Brushpots

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Description: Three Chinese Hardwood Brushpots Three Chinese hardwood brushpots: the larger possibly zitan, with relief of a bird perched on a fruit tree branch (crack); very finely grained cylindrical with relief of cranes and lotus; together with a polished naturalistic form of finely grained wood, possibly huanghuali; H: 7 1/2" (tallest)

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Pair Large Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Jars

Lot 262: Pair Large Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Jars

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Description: Pair Large Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Jars Pair large Chinese Yuan-style blue and white porcelain jars; each of tapered globular form: one with figural designs in a continuous landscape; the other with equestrian warriors; both with appliqué seal marks; D: 13" (each)

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Group of Various Hardstone Carvings

Lot 263: Group of Various Hardstone Carvings

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Description: Group of Various Hardstone Carvings Large group of hardstone carvings, including: box of 7 turtles in various colorful hardstones, each with a smaller turtle on its back; 8 hardstone recumbent lions; 4 hardstone seated hounds, one with paw raised, inlaid eyes to each (one missing an eye); and 2 pair mottled green bowenite bowls; D: 4" (largest), most with stand

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Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot

Lot 264: Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot

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Description: Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot Heavy Chinese naturalistic carved hardwood, probably zitan, brushpot; with design of 5 figures in a mountainous landscape with pine, three of the figures gathered around a table playing go; H: 6 1/4"

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Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot

Lot 265: Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot

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Description: Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot Heavy Chinese carved hardwood, probably zitan, naturalistic form brushpot; with design of a Lohan seated in a rocky landscape beneath pine, a toad perched on his knee; H: 7 1/2"

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Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot

Lot 266: Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot

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Description: Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot Chinese carved hardwood brushpot; with design of a figure reclining beneath pine in a grotto; H: 7 1/2"

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Chinese Carved Hardwood Dignitary

Lot 267: Chinese Carved Hardwood Dignitary

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Description: Chinese Carved Hardwood Dignitary Heavy Chinese carved hardwood dignitary, seated in long robes and cap with wire inlaid designs of dragons and other animals, seal mark and inscription to verso; H: 12"

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Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Container

Lot 268: Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Container

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Description: Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Container Sino-Tibetan, very elaborately openwork detailed, gilt bronze container or scabbard; of elongated ovoid form with openwork and moveable dragon designs and elaborate engraved designs to the body and cover (wear); L: 12 1/2"

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Antique Chinese Pottery Tile: Ducks

Lot 269: Antique Chinese Pottery Tile: Ducks

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Description: Antique Chinese Pottery Tile: Ducks Antique Chinese, probably Song or Ming Dynasty pottery tile; depicting two ducks swimming among flowering plants and bamboo (heavily worn); 13" x 11" lucited mounted; with Certificate of Antiquity from Hong Kong Arts and Crafts Merchants Association

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Japanese Carved & Lacquered Bamboo Box

Lot 270: Japanese Carved & Lacquered Bamboo Box

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Description: Japanese Carved & Lacquered Bamboo Box Very unusual, early 20th Century Japanese carved and parcel lacquered bamboo 4-section box; in the form of a tall basket with "scarf" cover, the cover with butterfly designs on red lacquer; H: 12", wood box

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Fine Chinese Enameled Porcelain Bottle Vase

Lot 271: Fine Chinese Enameled Porcelain Bottle Vase

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Description: Fine Chinese Enameled Porcelain Bottle Vase Very finely detailed, Chinese Qianlong-style porcelain bottle vase; of lobed form with moulded Famille Rose peach branches and ruyi fungus, all on a café and gilt ground, seal mark; H: 10 1/2", fine hardwood stand

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Antique Chinese Bronze Gong & Bamboo Stand

Lot 272: Antique Chinese Bronze Gong & Bamboo Stand

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Description: Antique Chinese Bronze Gong & Bamboo Stand Antique Chinese bronze gong; circular with textured surface, on an unusual antique bamboo and ivory mounted stand (minor wear); H: 37" (overall)

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Pair Chinese Carved Wood Libation Cups

Lot 273: Pair Chinese Carved Wood Libation Cups

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Description: Pair Chinese Carved Wood Libation Cups 木雕枝葉紋杯 一對 Pair of well carved, Chinese wood libation cups; each with relief and openwork design of woody stems of foliage and buds; H: 4 1/8" (each)

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Unusual Chinese Carved Horn Bowl

Lot 274: Unusual Chinese Carved Horn Bowl

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Description: Unusual Chinese Carved Horn Bowl 角雕松鼠葡萄紋碗 Unusual Chinese horn bowl: of nearly transparent coloration and diminutive size; the exterior elaborately carved with squirrels amid grape vines, foliage and fruit (usual minor wear, natural inclusions); D: 4 1/8"

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Heavy Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot

Lot 275: Heavy Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot

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Description: Heavy Chinese Carved Hardwood Brushpot 硬木雕樹下人物紋筆筒 Extremely heavy and elaborately carved, Chinese hardwood, probably Zitan, brushpot; of naturalistic form: with high relief design of a seated scholar taking tea in a leafy grove, flanked by rockery (some wear); H: 7 5/8"

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Chinese Carved Ivory Shoulao Figure

Lot 276: Chinese Carved Ivory Shoulao Figure

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Shoulao Figure Chinese carved ivory figure of Shoulao; standing in long robes and holding a branch of peaches in one hand, his staff with double gourd in the other and with deer at his feet (some cracking/crazing); H: 11 1/2", wood stand

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Ship Wreck Excavated Conglomerate

Lot 277: Ship Wreck Excavated Conglomerate

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Description: Ship Wreck Excavated Conglomerate Ship wreck conglomerate; comprised of various late Ming/early Qing Dynasty porcelain fragments, the ship having sunk in Salvador Harbor; Bahia, Brazil, May 9th, 1737; L: 8", in lucite case with inscribed plaque

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Four Chinese Octagonal Carved Hardwood Boxes

Lot 278: Four Chinese Octagonal Carved Hardwood Boxes

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Description: Four Chinese Octagonal Carved Hardwood Boxes Set of 4 Chinese octagonal carved hardwood, possibly zitan, boxes and covers; each carved with Buddhist symbol designs; various sizes; L: 4" (largest)

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Antique Famille Rose Porcelain Brushpot

Lot 279: Antique Famille Rose Porcelain Brushpot

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Description: Antique Famille Rose Porcelain Brushpot 粉彩仙人下凡方筆筒 Antique Chinese, Famille Rose enameled porcelain footed brushpot; of squared form, with continuous design of Immortals in a landscape: set on four shaped coral red and gilt feet, with turquoise glazed interior (some wear to gilt, usual minor wear), unusual Yongzheng four-character mark but probably Circa 1900; H: 5 1/4"

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Chinese Porcelain Figural Cabinet Vase

Lot 280: Chinese Porcelain Figural Cabinet Vase

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Description: Chinese Porcelain Figural Cabinet Vase 民國 青花開光粉彩人物紋瓶 Charming Chinese Qianlong-style, porcelain cabinet vase; of bulbous form with onion mouth: the body with two circular Famille Rose enameled figural panels, reserved on a elaborate blue and white floral background; seal mark (usual minor wear), possibly Republic/Minguo Period; H: 7 1/4"

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Chinese Carved Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 281: Chinese Carved Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: Chinese Carved Glass Snuff Bottle Finely hollowed and detailed, Chinese carved glass snuff bottle: in the form of two fish standing on their tails, green hardstone stopper; H: 3"

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 282: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

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Description: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase 粉彩多子多福紋雙耳瓶 Unusual Qianlong-style, Chinese Famille Rose enameled porcelain vase: of baluster form with moulded coral red and gilt bat handles; the body decorated with finely detailed auspicious pomegranate branches; coral-red seal mark (usual minor wear); H: 13"

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Large Chinese Carved Hardwood Ram

Lot 283: Large Chinese Carved Hardwood Ram

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Description: Large Chinese Carved Hardwood Ram Tall and heavy Chinese carved fine hardwood, possibly zitan, model of a ram; standing on rockery with one leg resting on a large coin: with string of cash and ruyi in its mouth, cash and taels at his feet; H: 18"

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Pair Sui Dynasty Glazed Pottery Warriors

Lot 284: Pair Sui Dynasty Glazed Pottery Warriors

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Description: Pair Sui Dynasty Glazed Pottery Warriors Pair tall Chinese pre-Tang, Sui Dynasty straw glazed pottery warriors: each standing and wearing typical cloaks and hoods, hands as if holding a spear (no spears, usual glaze degradation and flaws); H: 14 1/2" (each)

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Ormolu-Style Mantle Set: Clock & Urns

Lot 285: Ormolu-Style Mantle Set: Clock & Urns

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Description: Ormolu-Style Mantle Set: Clock & Urns Set of gilt ormolu-style mantle pieces: clock and pair of side urns each with Sevres-style porcelain panels depicting figural pastoral scenes; H: 16 1/4" (tallest)

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Large Chinese Carved Hardstone Bodhisattva

Lot 286: Large Chinese Carved Hardstone Bodhisattva

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Description: Large Chinese Carved Hardstone Bodhisattva Large Chinese carved jade-like celadon hardstone Bodhisattva; seated in position of "Royal Ease" and holding a ruyi scepter; H: 13"

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Chinese Carved Jadeite Standing Budai

Lot 287: Chinese Carved Jadeite Standing Budai

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Description: Chinese Carved Jadeite Standing Budai Chinese carved jadeite Budai; standing on his sack and carrying a ruyi scepter in one hand, his hat on a stick over his shoulder, overall attractive lavender coloration with some green and rust color; H: 6 3/4"

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Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Immortal

Lot 288: Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Immortal

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Immortal Chinese carved ivory Immortal; standing in long robes and cap, carrying a fan and with a child attendant at his feet holding an object; H: 7 3/4", wood stand

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Pair Chinese Carved Ivories: Fisherman & Woman

Lot 289: Pair Chinese Carved Ivories: Fisherman & Woman

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Description: Pair Chinese Carved Ivories: Fisherman & Woman Pair Chinese carved ivory figures of a fisherman and fisherwoman; each standing: he carrying a pole with fish and a basket; she with staff, basket, and fish; H: 10" (each), wood stands

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Set of 8 Chinese Carved Ivory Immortals

Lot 290: Set of 8 Chinese Carved Ivory Immortals

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Description: Set of 8 Chinese Carved Ivory Immortals Set of 8 Chinese carved ivory Immortals; each standing on rockery and carrying an attribute; H: 4" (each), wood stands

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Old African Carved Ivory Figural Tusk

Lot 291: Old African Carved Ivory Figural Tusk

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Description: Old African Carved Ivory Figural Tusk Old African carved ivory tusk; depicting a spiraling figural procession: some figures carrying objects on their heads; the figure at the top reclining and smoking a pipe (cracks), early 20th Century; L: 13"

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Pair Chinese Enameled Porcelain Jars

Lot 293: Pair Chinese Enameled Porcelain Jars

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Description: Pair Chinese Enameled Porcelain Jars Pair large and very elaborately decorated porcelain jars and covers in doucai-type and Famille Rose enamels; each of somewhat baluster form with Kangxi-style designs of phoenix birds amid elaborate flowers, 6-character marks; H: 17 1/2" (each)

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Antique Chinese Carved Ivory Celestial Beauty

Lot 294: Antique Chinese Carved Ivory Celestial Beauty

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Description: Antique Chinese Carved Ivory Celestial Beauty Finely carved, antique Chinese ivory figure of a celestial beauty; standing in long flowing robes and holding a ruyi scepter; an attendant kneeling at her feet, Circa 1900; H: 9", wood stand

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Chinese Carved Ivory Bodhisattva

Lot 295: Chinese Carved Ivory Bodhisattva

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Bodhisattva Unusual and elaborately carved, Chinese ivory figure of a Bodhisattva; standing on a raised octagonal pedestal and carrying a pearl in one hand, a bell in the other, floral mark (minor flaws); H: 12"

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Two Chinese Carved Ivory Figures

Lot 296: Two Chinese Carved Ivory Figures

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Description: Two Chinese Carved Ivory Figures Two Chinese carved ivory figures: fisherman wearing a leaf hat, carrying a pole with fish, basket, and pipe; together with a figure of Shoulao holding a peach and staff with double gourd; H: 10" (taller), wood stands

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Tall Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin

Lot 297: Tall Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin

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Description: Tall Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin Tall Chinese carved ivory figure of Guanyin; standing in long robes and elaborate headdress, carrying a leafy branch in one hand, a flowering precious vessel in the other, and with a phoenix at her side, mark; H: 18"

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Chinese Carved Ivory Bridge Landscape

Lot 298: Chinese Carved Ivory Bridge Landscape

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Bridge Landscape Very elaborately carved, Chinese ivory bridge; depicting a landscape with a group of Immortals seated around a table, a figure approaching over a footbridge with sword drawn (repair & some flaws); L: 18", wood stand

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Carved Fossil Ivory Bridge: Zodiac Animals

Lot 299: Carved Fossil Ivory Bridge: Zodiac Animals

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Description: Carved Fossil Ivory Bridge: Zodiac Animals Very elaborately openwork carved fossil ivory okimono-type bridge; depicting all the zodiac animals running together, signed; L: 13", elaborately carved wood stand

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Chinese Red Lacquer Box with Archers' Rings

Lot 300: Chinese Red Lacquer Box with Archers' Rings

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Description: Chinese Red Lacquer Box with Archers' Rings Very finely carved, Chinese red lacquer foliate form box and cover: with flowering precious vessels to the cover bordered by florals; the interior fitted with six Chinese archer's rings in jade, lapis, "sun stone", and rutilated crystal; L: 6"

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Chinese Red Lacquer Box with Archers' Rings

Lot 301: Chinese Red Lacquer Box with Archers' Rings

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Description: Chinese Red Lacquer Box with Archers' Rings Very finely carved, Chinese red lacquer box and cover; foliate form and with a figural landscape to the cover, floral to the sides; the interior fitted with four Chinese archers' rings in jade, lapis, and rutilated crystal; L: 6"

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