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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: Asian Art, Antiques & Estates Auction
Viewing Notes:
Chinese, Japanese, African and Eskimo ivories from several California Collections; Numerous Chinese scrolls, ceramics, bronzes and furnishings from 3 East Coast Collections; Netsuke from the Duke of Gloucester Collection, sold at Christie's 2006; together with netsuke, snuff bottles and Japanese antiques from several Local Estates; Chinese scholar's objects; together with Sino-Tibetan and South East Asian Buddhist pieces, as well as numerous antique Japanese scrolls from a Canadian Estate; Sterling Silver flatware, cloisonné enamels; together with jadeite and precious stone jewelry from a Palmdale Estate;
Sale Notes:
Preview: January 8 - 12, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

Asian Art, Antiques & Estates Auction

(605 Lots)

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

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Set of Heirloom Sterling Silver Flatware

Lot 302: Set of Heirloom Sterling Silver Flatware

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Description: Set of Heirloom Sterling Silver Flatware Set of Heirloom Sterling Flower Lane pattern, sterling silver flatware, including: approx. service for 8 plus 5 serving pieces, total weight approx. 73 troy ozs.; L: 15", wood box

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Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Ox and Cart

Lot 303: Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Ox and Cart

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Description: Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Ox and Cart Large Chinese cloisonné enamel, Tang-style ox and cart; the cart opening as a box and each with allover colorful archaistic scrolling animal motifs on reddish-brown ground; L: 20", wood stand

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Old Southeast Asian Gong with Ivory Tusks

Lot 304: Old Southeast Asian Gong with Ivory Tusks

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Description: Old Southeast Asian Gong with Ivory Tusks Old Southeast Asian gong; of hammered brass and suspended between two polished ivory tusks, the ivory with repoussé silver mounts; L: 25", wood stand (repairs and flaws to stand)

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Pair Old African Carved Ivory Portrait Tusks

Lot 305: Pair Old African Carved Ivory Portrait Tusks

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Description: Pair Old African Carved Ivory Portrait Tusks Pair tall and elaborately detailed, old African carved ivory portrait tusks; one of a bare breasted woman with elaborately coiffed hair; the other of a man wearing a cap; L: 19" (each), wood stands

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Pair Old African Carved Ivory Portraits: Beauties

Lot 306: Pair Old African Carved Ivory Portraits: Beauties

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Description: Pair Old African Carved Ivory Portraits: Beauties Pair beautifully carved, old African ivory portraits of beauties; each bare breasted and with finely coiffed hair, each wearing a necklace, one with headband (age cracks to larger and top plug missing from smaller); H: 10" (each)

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Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Emperor

Lot 307: Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Emperor

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Emperor Chinese carved ivory figure of an Emperor; standing in dragon robes and headdress, holding a sword in one hand, his beads in the other; H: 12 1/2", wood stand

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Pair Chinese Carved Ivory Prancing Lions

Lot 308: Pair Chinese Carved Ivory Prancing Lions

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Description: Pair Chinese Carved Ivory Prancing Lions Pair Chinese carved ivory models of prancing lions; each baring its teeth and set with coral eyes, fine patinas (some cracks to each); L: 4" (each), wood stands

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Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Empress

Lot 309: Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Empress

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Empress Very elaborately carved, Chinese ivory figure of an Empress; standing in long and detailed phoenix robes and wearing a phoenix headdress, holding a ruyi scepter (repair to base); H: 11 1/2", wood stand

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Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Beauty

Lot 310: Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Beauty

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Standing Beauty Chinese carved ivory figure of a beauty; standing in long robes and wearing a phoenix headdress; holding a flower in her left hand and carrying a basket of flowers in her right, inked incised details, signed; H: 12"

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Carved Ivory Okimono: Beauty with Fan

Lot 311: Carved Ivory Okimono: Beauty with Fan

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Description: Carved Ivory Okimono: Beauty with Fan Carved and lightly polychrome scrimmed ivory okimono; of a beauty standing in butterfly patterned robes and carrying a fan in one hand a foliate lantern in the other; H: 10", wood stand

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Two Chinese Carved Ivory Immortals

Lot 312: Two Chinese Carved Ivory Immortals

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Description: Two Chinese Carved Ivory Immortals Two Chinese carved ivory figures of Immortals; each riding on animals: one bearded, holding a fan and atop a lion; the other with flute and wide-brimmed hat, on a water buffalo; H: 4 3/4" (taller), wood stands

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Antique Carved Ivory Okimono: Hotei

Lot 313: Antique Carved Ivory Okimono: Hotei

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Description: Antique Carved Ivory Okimono: Hotei Antique carved ivory, probably marine (walrus), okimono; of Hotei standing on rockery with a scroll at his feet, carrying aloft his sack with a boy on top, late 19th Century; H: 7 1/4"

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Unusual Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Stuppa

Lot 314: Unusual Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Stuppa

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Description: Unusual Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Stuppa Unusual Sino-Tibetan, gilt coppery bronze model of a stuppa (some wear); H: 6 3/4"

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Two Unusual Horn Pieces

Lot 315: Two Unusual Horn Pieces

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Description: Two Unusual Horn Pieces Two horn pieces: probably rhinoceros horn tip, metal stand; together with a foliate bowl (rim cracks); H: 5 1/2" (taller)

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Set of 8 Chinese Carved Hardwood Immortals

Lot 316: Set of 8 Chinese Carved Hardwood Immortals

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Description: Set of 8 Chinese Carved Hardwood Immortals Set of 8 Chinese carved hardwood, huanghuali-type, models of Immortals; each with an animal and each carrying an attribute (some cracks); H: 9 1/2" (tallest)

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Unusual Chinese Inkstone with Inscriptions

Lot 317: Unusual Chinese Inkstone with Inscriptions

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Description: Unusual Chinese Inkstone with Inscriptions Unusual Chinese inkstone; rectangular with incised inscriptions on two sides, the underside with sloped surface (wear and minor chips); L: 9"

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Chinese Archaistic Bronze Tripod Censer

Lot 318: Chinese Archaistic Bronze Tripod Censer

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Description: Chinese Archaistic Bronze Tripod Censer Early Western Zhou-style, Chinese bronze tripod censer; circular with loop handles at the rim and with elaborate archaistic designs (some casting flaws and earth adhering to interior); H: 7 1/2"

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Chinese Teadust Glazed Monochrome Vase

Lot 319: Chinese Teadust Glazed Monochrome Vase

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Description: Chinese Teadust Glazed Monochrome Vase Chinese Qianlong-style teadust glazed monochrome porcelain vase; somewhat bottle form with tapered globular body and flared rim, with mock ring mask handles; H: 10 1/2"

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Ladies' 18K Emerald & Diamond Ring

Lot 320: Ladies' 18K Emerald & Diamond Ring

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Description: Ladies' 18K Emerald & Diamond Ring Ladies' 18K yellow gold ring; set with an emerald cut emerald surrounded by numerous small round diamonds in a floriform setting; the diamonds are SI1, G-H in color; size: 6 1/4; with appraisal from Dunedin Jewelers of Dunedin, FL

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Long Cultured Pearl Necklace

Lot 321: Long Cultured Pearl Necklace

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Description: Long Cultured Pearl Necklace 珍珠長珠鍊 Cultured pearl opera-length necklace: the 8mm pearls of good uniform shape and luster, and of creamy rosé coloration; with 14K yellow gold florette clasp set with pearl and tiny diamonds; L: 35 1/2"

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Vintage Ladies' 14K Gold & Opal Ring

Lot 322: Vintage Ladies' 14K Gold & Opal Ring

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Description: Vintage Ladies' 14K Gold & Opal Ring Vintage ladies' 14K yellow gold ring; set with 3 oval opal cabochons of fine bright firey coloration; size: 6 1/4

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Two Long Cultured Pearl Necklaces

Lot 323: Two Long Cultured Pearl Necklaces

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Description: Two Long Cultured Pearl Necklaces Long cultured pearl necklace, of creamy rose pearls: each approx. 7mm., 14K yellow gold clasp; together with a cultured pearl choker of small pearls measuring approx. 5mm. each (missing clasp); L: 30" (longer)

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Two Jadeite Pendants & Various Jewelry

Lot 324: Two Jadeite Pendants & Various Jewelry

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Description: Two Jadeite Pendants & Various Jewelry Two Chinese carved "water jadeite" pendants, both nearly transparent: lavender pea pod; and light green double gourd (not tested for color origin); together with a gilt metal ring set with a carnelian agate cabochon; and 2 choker necklaces comprised of graduated garnet beads; L: 16" (longest)

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Group of 6 Various Brazilian Emeralds

Lot 325: Group of 6 Various Brazilian Emeralds

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Description: Group of 6 Various Brazilian Emeralds Group of 6 Brazilian emeralds: 10.08 Cts. emerald cut; 3.45 Cts. emerald cut; 1.07 Cts. faceted oval; 2.21 Cts. emerald cut; and 7.81 Cts. pair of oval cabochons; L: 1/2" (largest)

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Black Sapphire & Gold Jewelry Suite

Lot 326: Black Sapphire & Gold Jewelry Suite

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Description: Black Sapphire & Gold Jewelry Suite Suite of high Karat yellow gold and sapphire jewelry: includes bracelet, necklace and earrings, set with large square faceted black sapphires; together with a matching ring set with 5 round faceted black sapphires; L: 17" (longest)

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Group Various Ruby & Gold Jewelry

Lot 327: Group Various Ruby & Gold Jewelry

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Description: Group Various Ruby & Gold Jewelry Group of various ruby set high Karat yellow gold jewelry, including: somewhat conical form pendant encrusted with round stones in a radiating pattern; small pendant with somewhat foliate design; and 2 rings: one with round-cut rubies, the other with oval-cut rubies; L: 1 1/8" (largest)

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Two Chinese Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

Lot 328: Two Chinese Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Two Chinese Jadeite Bangle Bracelets Two jadeite bangle bracelets; each of mottled green coloration, one with dark spinach green suffusions; D: 3" (larger)

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Triple Strand Fresh Water Pearl Necklace

Lot 329: Triple Strand Fresh Water Pearl Necklace

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Description: Triple Strand Fresh Water Pearl Necklace Triple strand fresh water pearl necklace; choker length and comprised of slightly pink pearls measuring approximately 8-9mm. and with a fine silver clasp; L: 18"

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Apple Green Jadeite Jewelry Suite

Lot 330: Apple Green Jadeite Jewelry Suite

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Description: Apple Green Jadeite Jewelry Suite Suite of silver mounted jewelry, including a pair of earrings and ring; each set with an oval jadeite cabochon of deep apple green coloration, ring size: 7.25

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Pair Gold & Diamond Pendant Earrings

Lot 331: Pair Gold & Diamond Pendant Earrings

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Description: Pair Gold & Diamond Pendant Earrings Pair white gold earrings; each of stylized blossom design with small round diamonds and each with a removable somewhat foliate form pendant set with round diamonds; L: 2" (each)

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Pair Chinese Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

Lot 332: Pair Chinese Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Pair Chinese Jadeite Bangle Bracelets Pair Chinese jadeite bangle bracelets; each of mottled translucent green color (not tested for color origin); D: 2 1/2" (each)

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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Necklace

Lot 333: Sterling Silver & Turquoise Necklace

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Description: Sterling Silver & Turquoise Necklace Signed sterling silver necklace by Rebecca Callum, Dallas, TX; set with a Chinese carved turquoise pendant depicting a beauty with fan and a child trying to net a butterfly, flanked by two turquoise nugget cabochons on either side; L: 16"

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Group of Various Jewelry (7 pieces)

Lot 334: Group of Various Jewelry (7 pieces)

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Description: Group of Various Jewelry (7 pieces) Group of various jewelry, including: Sterling silver bracelet set with pearls, carved lacquer head of Buddha and 2 dyed coral sections; silver turtle pendant set with moon stone cabochons; Victorian-style silver suite of necklace, ring, and earrings, each set with amber-like cabochons; together with an openwork silver bracelet set with turquoise(?) cabochons; totaling 7 pieces; L: 15" (longest)

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Group of Various Chinese Bead Jewelry

Lot 335: Group of Various Chinese Bead Jewelry

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Description: Group of Various Chinese Bead Jewelry Group of various beaded jewelry, including: long strand of apple green Chinese glass round beads; a necklace of tiger's eye and turquoise-type beads; carved jade or hardstone beads with heads of Budai; pearl-like necklace and bracelet; together with an openwork jade pendant with bird, on a cord; totaling 6 pieces; L: 52" (longest)

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Group of Various Small Items

Lot 336: Group of Various Small Items

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Description: Group of Various Small Items Lucien Pichard pocket watch, set with a silver dollar as the face, with certificate; carved jadeite chameleon seal; Neolithic-style erotic hardstone pendant of two stylized figures amorously engaged; carved amethyst skull; and 7 Chinese Yunnan-style "coins"; totaling 11 items; L: 16" (longest)

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Pair Silver and Emerald Earrings

Lot 337: Pair Silver and Emerald Earrings

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Description: Pair Silver and Emerald Earrings Pair silver earrings; each set with a single faceted rounded square emerald; L: 1/2" (each), with GLA certificate #110510-CM-EI10-GAC

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3 Chinese Jade Bead Bracelets & Necklace

Lot 338: 3 Chinese Jade Bead Bracelets & Necklace

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Description: 3 Chinese Jade Bead Bracelets & Necklace Group of 3 Chinese bracelets and a necklace; each of alternating Baroque polished ovoid celadon jade beads and small round spacers; most spacers of somewhat russet color, one bracelet with black spacers; L: 31" (longest)

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Two Celadon Jade Bead Bracelets

Lot 339: Two Celadon Jade Bead Bracelets

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Description: Two Celadon Jade Bead Bracelets Two Baroque celadon jade bead bracelets: one with pebble form beads alternating with two gray freshwater pearls; the other with disc- like beads alternating with round black spacer beads; L: 9" (longer)

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Three Chinese Jadeite Bead Necklaces

Lot 340: Three Chinese Jadeite Bead Necklaces

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Description: Three Chinese Jadeite Bead Necklaces Three jadeite bead necklaces: 2 with large round beads of pale lavender coloration alternating with black round spacer beads (one slightly larger); the other of smaller round beads alternating with smaller reddish round beads; L: 20" (longest)

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Group of 7 Chinese Jade Bead Bracelets

Lot 341: Group of 7 Chinese Jade Bead Bracelets

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Description: Group of 7 Chinese Jade Bead Bracelets Group of 7 Chinese bead bracelets; each comprised of polished ovoid celadon jade pebbles on bright yellow adjustable cords; L: 9" (longest)

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14K Gold and Jadeite Necklace

Lot 342: 14K Gold and Jadeite Necklace

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Description: 14K Gold and Jadeite Necklace 14K yellow gold necklace; with foliate design segments at the apex, set with various bright green jadeite cabochons; L: 2 1/4"

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Chinese Jadeite Bead Necklace

Lot 343: Chinese Jadeite Bead Necklace

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Description: Chinese Jadeite Bead Necklace Early 20th Century, Chinese jadeite bead necklace; of graduating round beads, attractive mottled green coloration, 14K yellow gold clasp; L: 28"

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Certificated Apple Green Jadeite Cabochon

Lot 344: Certificated Apple Green Jadeite Cabochon

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Description: Certificated Apple Green Jadeite Cabochon Apple green jadeite oval cabochon; weighing approx 11.31 Cts.; L: 5/8", with GIA certificate #5141523665 certifying natural color

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Ladies' 14K Gold, Jadeite & Diamond Ring

Lot 345: Ladies' 14K Gold, Jadeite & Diamond Ring

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Description: Ladies' 14K Gold, Jadeite & Diamond Ring Ladies' 14K yellow gold ring; set with an oval translucent apple green jadeite cabochon, bordered by an openwork mount set with10 round diamonds; size: 5 1/2

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Ladies' 14K Gold and Garnet Ring

Lot 346: Ladies' 14K Gold and Garnet Ring

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Description: Ladies' 14K Gold and Garnet Ring Ladies' 14K yellow gold ring; with feather and rope texture setting, mounted with an oval garnet cabochon; size: 5 1/4

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Two Chinese Monochrome Glazed Dishes

Lot 347: Two Chinese Monochrome Glazed Dishes

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Description: Two Chinese Monochrome Glazed Dishes Two Chinese monochrome glazed ceramics: Qianlong-style teadust circular brushwasher with trigrams, seal mark; together with an oval footed dish of jun-like light blue coloration; D: 6" (larger)

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Two Pair Chinese Porcelain Wine Cups

Lot 348: Two Pair Chinese Porcelain Wine Cups

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Description: Two Pair Chinese Porcelain Wine Cups Two Pair Chinese porcelain wine cups: pair Ming-style yellow ground with green phoenix birds, seal marks (some flaws); together with pair of Yongzheng-style blue and white with lotus and Buddhist emblems, 6-character marks; D: 3" (largest)

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Chinese Moulded Bronze Snuff Bottle

Lot 349: Chinese Moulded Bronze Snuff Bottle

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Description: Chinese Moulded Bronze Snuff Bottle Chinese Moulded bronze snuff bottle; with stylized design of figures in a landscape in relief, hardstone stopper; H: 3 1/4"

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Group of 4 Chinese Agate Snuff Bottles

Lot 350: Group of 4 Chinese Agate Snuff Bottles

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Description: Group of 4 Chinese Agate Snuff Bottles Group of 4 very finely hollowed, Chinese agate snuff bottles: shadow-type with side panels; ovoid form banded; nearly transparent rounded rectangular; and highly translucent whitish with side panels; stopper to each (2 no spoons); H: 3" (tallest)

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Two Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottles

Lot 351: Two Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottles

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Description: Two Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottles Two finely enameled, Chinese snuff bottles: one on copper with figures in landscape scenes; the other on glass with bird and flower motifs, each with 4-character mark, gilt stopper to each; H: 2 1/2" (taller)

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