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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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Two Japanese Vessels & Two Bronze Seals

Lot 51: Two Japanese Vessels & Two Bronze Seals

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Description: Two Japanese Vessels & Two Bronze Seals Early 20th Century Japanese Satsuma teapot with figural and floral panels (no cover or handle); Japanese foliate form pottery "leaf" bowl; and 2 square bronze seals; L: 4 3/4" (largest)

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Chinese Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Vase

Lot 52: Chinese Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Vase

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Description: Chinese Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Vase Early 20th Century, Chinese carved cinnabar lacquer vase; of baluster form with continuous figural landscape and scrolling florals (flaws and wear); H: 8"

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Chinese Archaistic Carved Hardstone Pendant

Lot 53: Chinese Archaistic Carved Hardstone Pendant

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Description: Chinese Archaistic Carved Hardstone Pendant Chinese archaistic carved jade-like hardstone pendant; in the form of two openwork phoenix birds flanking an oval bi with nipple bosses, rose color stone (heavy "calcification"); L: 5", on carved wood stand

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Signed Bronze Dish: Leda and Swan

Lot 54: Signed Bronze Dish: Leda and Swan

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Description: Signed Bronze Dish: Leda and Swan Bronze dish; of rounded rectangular form with central design in relief of Leda and the Swan in amorous embrace, signed Muss '46; L: 8"

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Margvetry-Type Inlaid Wood Music Box/Table

Lot 55: Margvetry-Type Inlaid Wood Music Box/Table

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Description: Margvetry-Type Inlaid Wood Music Box/Table Oval side table with margvetry-type inlaid wood top featuring flowering plants, and with flowers to the tall legs, the cover lifting to reveal a music box interior; H: 20"

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Group of 5 Various Asian Items

Lot 56: Group of 5 Various Asian Items

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Description: Group of 5 Various Asian Items Group of 5 various items, including: Chinese printed landscape scroll; pair bronze seated lions; old Imari bowl with dragon and phoenix on the interior, florals to the exterior; and Chinese square vase with figures in landscape scenes; approx. 45" x 16" (scroll)

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Two Chinese Porcelain Garden Seats

Lot 57: Two Chinese Porcelain Garden Seats

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Description: Two Chinese Porcelain Garden Seats Two Chinese porcelain garden seats: Rose Medallion-type pattern with figural panels on floral ground with gilt; and multicolor underglaze with pandas and florals, openwork details; H: 18" (taller)

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Antique Japanese Bronze & Champlevé Vase

Lot 58: Antique Japanese Bronze & Champlevé Vase

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Description: Antique Japanese Bronze & Champlevé Vase Antique Japanese bronze tripod censer with openwork cover, the body of shallow circular form on tall slender legs and with rectangular handles, late 19th Century; together with a small champlevé enamel bronze vase, of somewhat ovoid form with floral motifs, Circa 1900; H: 5" (censer)

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Three Various Large Chinese Porcelains

Lot 59: Three Various Large Chinese Porcelains

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Description: Three Various Large Chinese Porcelains 3 Large Chinese porcelains: pair ovoid vases with flared rims and with underglazed and enameled panels featuring quail and phoenix birds among flowers, wood stands; together with a similar umbrella stand with peacock and pheasant bird panels; H: 25" (tallest)

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Large Antique Imari Porcelain Dish

Lot 60: Large Antique Imari Porcelain Dish

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Description: Large Antique Imari Porcelain Dish Large antique Japanese Imari porcelain dish; circular with landscape, bird and floral panels and with lotus form phoenix reserves (repaired), Circa 1900; D: 17 1/2"

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Antique Chinese Enameled Porcelain Tazza

Lot 61: Antique Chinese Enameled Porcelain Tazza

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Description: Antique Chinese Enameled Porcelain Tazza Antique Chinese Daoguang-style enameled and coral red porcelain tazza; of quatrefoil form with coral red bat, Shou and archaistic scrolling dragon motif to the interior and dragons in flight among waves to the exterior (minor wear), late 19th Century; L: 11 1/4"

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Tall Chinese Bronze Figure of Guanyin

Lot 62: Tall Chinese Bronze Figure of Guanyin

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Description: Tall Chinese Bronze Figure of Guanyin Chinese coppery bronze figure of Guanyin; seated on a raised lotus base, wearing long robes and veil, and holding her vase in one hand, the other hand in mudra (some wear); H: 24"

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Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Wood Deity

Lot 63: Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Wood Deity

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Description: Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Wood Deity Antique Southeast Asian carved and lacquered wood Buddhist deity; seated on a pedestal and with hands in mudra (chips and wear); H: 17 1/2"

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Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Dish

Lot 64: Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Dish

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Description: Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Dish Antique Japanese Imari porcelain dish; lozenge form with polychromed phoenix, florals and leafy branch designs, Circa 1900; L: 14 1/2"

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Two Chinese

Lot 65: Two Chinese "Armorial" Porcelains

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Description: Two Chinese "Armorial" Porcelains Two pieces 18th Century-style Chinese armorial porcelain: somewhat oval floral dish with florals around a central shield, seal marks; together with a matching creamer with different shield and with braided handle; L: 10 1/4" (larger), wood plate stand

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Two Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Items

Lot 66: Two Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Items

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Description: Two Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Items Two pieces Chinese carved cinnabar lacquer items: shallow circular bowl with inverted rim, floral motifs; together with a baluster form vase with landscape scenes and florals; H: 9" (taller)

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Two Pair Chinese Blue & White Export Jars

Lot 67: Two Pair Chinese Blue & White Export Jars

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Description: Two Pair Chinese Blue & White Export Jars 2 pair antique Chinese blue and white Export porcelain jars; each with double happiness and foliage motifs (some glaze flaws, small chips and no covers), late 18th/early 19th Century; H: 8" (each)

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Chinese Carved Horn Libation Cup

Lot 68: Chinese Carved Horn Libation Cup

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Description: Chinese Carved Horn Libation Cup Chinese sectional carved horn libation cup; with carved horn hydra appliqués and incised with mask motifs; H: 5 1/2"

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Group of 5 Japanese Porcelain Dishes

Lot 69: Group of 5 Japanese Porcelain Dishes

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Description: Group of 5 Japanese Porcelain Dishes Group of 5 antique Japanese porcelain dishes: 3 polychromed Imari: 2 foliate, the other with various patterns; foliate blue and white with stylized peacock feather motif, seal mark; and foliate Ming-style blue and white with florals around a dragon and fish medallion, seal mark; D: 6" (largest)

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Chinese Basket & Balinese Rosewood Carving

Lot 70: Chinese Basket & Balinese Rosewood Carving

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Description: Chinese Basket & Balinese Rosewood Carving Old Chinese black lacquered square storage or picnic basket with cover, floral designs and inscription (wear); together with a Balinese carved rosewood figure of a beauty among openwork florals; H: 21" (taller)

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Three Various Porcelain Vessels

Lot 71: Three Various Porcelain Vessels

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Description: Three Various Porcelain Vessels Three porcelain vessels: antique Chinese blue and white covered vase with double happiness symbols and scrolling foliage, wood stand; large footed bowl with black ground with gilt landscape designs; and a globular vase with blue flowers and green foliage; D: 15" (largest)

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Pair Antique Kutani Porcelain Bowls

Lot 72: Pair Antique Kutani Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Pair Antique Kutani Porcelain Bowls Pair antique Japanese Kutani porcelain bowls; each with floral panels to the interior and exterior, blue and white pattern to each center medallion (minor wear), Circa 1900; D: 7 1/4" (each)

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Group of Various Small Asian Items

Lot 73: Group of Various Small Asian Items

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Description: Group of Various Small Asian Items Group of various Asian Items; miniature antique Chinese bronze lion, seated with one paw raised, 19th Century; an appliqué bowenite plaque with figural motif, verso with precious vessel (minor losses), on a gilt stand; and 4 early 20th Century Japanese Satsuma buttons with florals and foliage; L: 2 3/4" (plaque)

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Tall Korean Lacquer Maebyong Vase

Lot 74: Tall Korean Lacquer Maebyong Vase

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Description: Tall Korean Lacquer Maebyong Vase Unusual, old and tall, Korean lacquer maebyong vase; with butterfly designs, copper liner, early 20th Century; H: 16"

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Antique Japanese/Korean Pottery Jar

Lot 75: Antique Japanese/Korean Pottery Jar

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Description: Antique Japanese/Korean Pottery Jar Antique Japanese or Korean pottery jar; with globular base and tall cylindrical neck, with some natural ash glaze, possibly Bizen ware; H: 7"

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Pair of Japanese Silver Plated Compotes

Lot 76: Pair of Japanese Silver Plated Compotes

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Description: Pair of Japanese Silver Plated Compotes Pair of Japanese silver plated compotes; each circular with various floral mon to the interiors and with meandering pattern to one rim, circular seal marks; D: 6 1/2" (each)

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Group of Three Early Glazed Bowls

Lot 77: Group of Three Early Glazed Bowls

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Description: Group of Three Early Glazed Bowls Group of 3 early glazed bowls: 2 Chinese (each with some craqueleur) and one Chinese or Korean with abstract scrolling motifs to the exterior and "double happiness" characters (some flaws); 14-16th Century; D: 7 1/4" (largest)

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Antique Tin-type or Daguerreotype Portrait

Lot 78: Antique Tin-type or Daguerreotype Portrait

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Description: Antique Tin-type or Daguerreotype Portrait Antique tin-type or daguerreotype portrait; of a seated bearded man; in heavily engraved framed (front panel missing); L: 4 1/2"

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Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Bowl

Lot 79: Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Bowl Antique Japanese Imari porcelain bowl; foliate form with various bird and floral motifs to the interior, the exterior with flowering vines (wear), late 19th Century; D: 9 1/2", wood box

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Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Box

Lot 80: Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Box

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Description: Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Box Antique Japanese cloisonné enamel box; of rectangular footed form with allover colorful fan motifs, Circa 1900; L: 5"

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Millefleur Vase

Lot 81: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Millefleur Vase

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Description: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Millefleur Vase Chinese Republic period, Famille Rose porcelain vase; ovoid form with allover millefleur design and with a moulded hydra and bat at the rim, seal mark (wear and chip); H: 6"

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Six Antique & Old Chinese Lacquered Boxes

Lot 82: Six Antique & Old Chinese Lacquered Boxes

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Description: Six Antique & Old Chinese Lacquered Boxes Group of 6 antique and old Chinese lacquered boxes: rectangular with contesting dragons (hinges missing nails); foliate form with ducks; rectangular with dragons contesting a flaming pearl; circular basket-type with openwork details to the handle; ovoid with characters front and back; and rectangular with chamfered corners and with figural relief panel to the cover (some flaws); D: 14" (largest)

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Group of Four Chinese Metalwork Items

Lot 83: Group of Four Chinese Metalwork Items

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Description: Group of Four Chinese Metalwork Items Pair Chinese white bronze or brass lions: male and female, each wearing dragon cape and with front paws on a ball: together with a pair of antique Indian bronze figural handles with lion-type heads and paws (some wear to handles); L: 10 1/2" (largest)

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Old American Indian Miniature Silver Flask

Lot 84: Old American Indian Miniature Silver Flask

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Description: Old American Indian Miniature Silver Flask Old American Indian engraved silver miniature flask and cover, flattened circular form, with chain attachment; L: 3"

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Pair Antique Chinese Porcelain Hat Stands

Lot 85: Pair Antique Chinese Porcelain Hat Stands

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Description: Pair Antique Chinese Porcelain Hat Stands Pair antique Chinese porcelain hat stands; each cylindrical with some openwork and with Famille Rose precious vessel designs and floral medallions (drilled and minor wear), Circa 1900; H: 11" (each), drilled wood stands

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Group of Various Old Porcelain Dishes

Lot 86: Group of Various Old Porcelain Dishes

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Description: Group of Various Old Porcelain Dishes Group of various old porcelain dishes, including: Arita, Kutani, and Imari; various designs, one pair, one set of 4; totaling 10 pieces; all Circa 1900; D: 7" (largest)

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Large Chinese Porcelain Jar & Cover

Lot 87: Large Chinese Porcelain Jar & Cover

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Description: Large Chinese Porcelain Jar & Cover Large Chinese Ming-style blue and white jar and cover; of tapered form with banded geometric, fish, and floral designs (minor glaze flaws); H: 15 1/2"

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Ancient Egyptian Glass Bottle Vase

Lot 88: Ancient Egyptian Glass Bottle Vase

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Description: Ancient Egyptian Glass Bottle Vase Ancient Egyptian glass bottle vase; the globular body with undulating decorative detail to the rim, some opalescence, fine patina (section missing from body, restoration to top); H: 4"

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Group of 5 Bronzes After Remington

Lot 89: Group of 5 Bronzes After Remington

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Description: Group of 5 Bronzes After Remington Group of 5 bronze groups after Frederic Remington (American, 1861 - 1909): each of "Trooper of the Plains", depicting a man riding horseback, wearing a cowboy hat and holding a pistol, each with inscribed signature; L: 7 1/4" (each), marble bases (minor flaws)

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Two Antique Chinese Porcelain Jars

Lot 90: Two Antique Chinese Porcelain Jars

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Description: Two Antique Chinese Porcelain Jars Antique Chinese porcelain jar and cover, of ovoid form with enameled design of figures in a landscape, inscription to verso; together with an antique Japanese blue and white porcelain jar, of high shouldered form with various decorative medallions, no cover; H: 12 1/2" (taller)

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Two Chinese Lacquer Eyeglass Cases

Lot 91: Two Chinese Lacquer Eyeglass Cases

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Description: Two Chinese Lacquer Eyeglass Cases Two antique Chinese lacquer eyeglass cases; each of somewhat flattened ovoid form: the larger black, the smaller reddish brown (small flaws) the small with translucent jade/hardstone bi; L: 7" (larger)

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Group of Ten Various Japanese Silk Obi

Lot 92: Group of Ten Various Japanese Silk Obi

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Description: Group of Ten Various Japanese Silk Obi Group of 10 Japanese silk obi; including various typical designs: such as florals, pine and fan motifs in various colors; L: 200" (each)

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Three Old Japanese Bronze Mirrors

Lot 93: Three Old Japanese Bronze Mirrors

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Description: Three Old Japanese Bronze Mirrors Three old Japanese bronze mirrors; each with handle: the smallest with bamboo and flowering tree; one with cranes, pine and characters; and another with various Buddhist emblems and characters, some remaining wrapping to the handle; various patinations and wear; L: 12 1/2" (largest)

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Chinese Lacquered & Appliqué Cabinet

Lot 94: Chinese Lacquered & Appliqué Cabinet

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Description: Chinese Lacquered & Appliqué Cabinet Chinese lacquered corner cabinet; with double doors to the front, the front panels with appliqué cloisonné precious vessels and carved hardstone flowers and leaves (some chips); H: 33 1/2"

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Chinese Porcelain Vase & Imari-Type Fish Bowl

Lot 95: Chinese Porcelain Vase & Imari-Type Fish Bowl

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Description: Chinese Porcelain Vase & Imari-Type Fish Bowl Chinese crackle soft-paste porcelain vase, of ovoid form with flared rim and with heavily gilt, bird and floral designs, seal mark; together with a circular, Imari pattern fish bowl with floral panels to the exterior, fish and water plants to the interior, wood stand; H: 24" (taller)

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Two Chinese Polished Sealstone Seals

Lot 96: Two Chinese Polished Sealstone Seals

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Description: Two Chinese Polished Sealstone Seals Two Chinese sealstone seals; each of somewhat orange color and both with inscriptions: one in hardwood box; L: 1 1/2" (larger)

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Antique Tibetan Silver Traveling Shrine

Lot 97: Antique Tibetan Silver Traveling Shrine

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Description: Antique Tibetan Silver Traveling Shrine Antique Tibetan silver traveling shrine; with filigree-type scrolling details to the front and with copper back panel (minor wear), with old leather cord; H: 3"

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Two Various Japanese Porcelain Dishes

Lot 98: Two Various Japanese Porcelain Dishes

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Description: Two Various Japanese Porcelain Dishes Two Japanese porcelain dishes: Double Phoenix oval serving platter with landscape scene; and antique Kutani foliate rimmed, rectangular serving dish with foliate motifs (minor wear), late 19th Century; L: 16 1/2" (larger)

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Pair Antique Imari Porcelain Plates

Lot 99: Pair Antique Imari Porcelain Plates

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Description: Pair Antique Imari Porcelain Plates Pair antique Japanese Imari porcelain plates; each with typical floral and bird panels around a central floral medallion (minor wear), Circa 1900; D: 12" (each)

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Two Antique Japanese Porcelain Bowls

Lot 100: Two Antique Japanese Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Two Antique Japanese Porcelain Bowls Two antique Japanese porcelain bowls: the larger Imari with dragon center and leaves, the exterior with floral with figural reserves, 4-character mark; together with a Kutani enameled with double gourd and fish motif, seal mark; both Circa 1900 or earlier; D: 11" (larger)

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