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Auction Description for Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers: Winter Gallery Auction

Winter Gallery Auction (467 Lots)

by Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers


467 lots with images

December 10, 2016

Live Auction

St. Louis, MO, USA

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CHINESE GILT BRONZE BODHISATTVA.

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Description: CHINESE GILT BRONZE BODHISATTVA. Early 20th century. Avalokitesvara wears a crown decorated with the visage of Amitabha. The deity stands atop a lotus on the back of a turtle, one pair of hands clasped at the heart, the other arms outstretched holding various auspicious objects. 18.5"h.

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BLUE AND WHITE PLAQUE DEPICTING WANG XIZHI FEEDING GEESE.

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Description: BLUE AND WHITE PLAQUE DEPICTING WANG XIZHI FEEDING GEESE. Chinese, 19th century, porcelain. The famed Jin dynasty calligrapher stands in a garden surrounded by bamboo as a young boy feeds geese. The inscription as tribute to Wang Xizhi. 13.75"h. 9.5"w., framed 21.25"h. 15.5"w.

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PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SQUARE BOWLS.

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Description: PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SQUARE BOWLS. Late 19th- early 20th century, porcelain. Square form with scalloped corners, the rim banding of gilt ground having multitude of bats surrounding milky white well with depiction of court officials and students, raised on unglazed footing. 1.5"h. 9"w. Ex. Hearst Castle collection.

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CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE LOZENGE FORM DISH.

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Description: CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE LOZENGE FORM DISH. Late 19th- early 20th century, porcelain. Scalloped rim with gilt banding having multiple colorful bats surrounding milky white ground with polychrome enamel depiction of interior genre scene, 10"w. Ex. Hearse Castle collection.

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SCALLOPED IMARI CHARGER.

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Description: SCALLOPED IMARI CHARGER. Japan, early 20th century, porcelain. Undulating perimeter with segments of colorful geometric patterns surrounding well of planted flowers. 12"dia.

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PORTRAIT OF CHINESE FEMALE NOBILITY.

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Description: PORTRAIT OF CHINESE FEMALE NOBILITY. China, 20th century, ink and color on silk. An aged woman wears a phoenix crown and official court attire, a rank badge to her chest. Two collectors'' seals impressed center right. 43"h. 22.75"w., framed 54"h. 33"w.

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CELADON GU FORM VASE.

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Description: CELADON GU FORM VASE. China, Qing dynasty. Archaistic gu form with four flanges, draped in a smooth, pale blue-green glaze. Short foot with glazed recessed base and impressed two character mark. 12.75"h. 7.5"dia.

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FINE HORSES IN A STABLE SIX PANEL BYOBU.

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Description: FINE HORSES IN A STABLE SIX PANEL BYOBU. Japan, 20th century, acrylic on paper. In traditional yamato-e style, six horses in various states of exercise, shown with grooms, officials playing go, and various animals. Gilded background, mounted with blue and gold brocade. 81"l. 37"h.

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CHINESE KOI FISH BOWL.

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Description: CHINESE KOI FISH BOWL. 20th century, porcelain. The rim shows four floral medallions on white ground, over scrolling and undulating patterns inset with medallions of koi and waves. Qianlong mark to underside, but not period. 13"h., on wooden stand, 23"h.

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CHINESE ALTAR TABLE.

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Description: CHINESE ALTAR TABLE. 20th century. Unusually tall with wide brushing slide over a single drawer having carved bat form handle. 62"h. 36"w. 20"d.

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CHINESE PETRIFIED WOOD CARVING OF GUAN YU WITH ATTENDANTS.

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Description: CHINESE PETRIFIED WOOD CARVING OF GUAN YU WITH ATTENDANTS. Late 18th- early 19th century. The god stroking his lengthy beard flanked by two additional male warring figures atop rock mass, 16.5" h.

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BRONZE INK STONE BOX.

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Description: BRONZE INK STONE BOX. China, Republic period. Heavily weighted square box lined with black velvet, incised calligraphy to top. Typewritten translation inside. 2.75" sq.

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GORYEO CELADON BOWL WITH JAPANESE COLLECTOR''S BOX.

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Description: GORYEO CELADON BOWL WITH JAPANESE COLLECTOR''S BOX. Korea, 18th century, earthenware. Rising from a small foot, of shallow form with thick drips of dark, olive-toned glaze to exterior, stylized floral designs and concentric rings of inlaid slip to interior. Together with wooden box describing contents. 7.25"dia. From the collection of John Joseph Muccio, c. 1900.

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A LARGE SILK PAINTING OF IMMORTAL MAGU''S BIRTHDAY GIFT TO THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST.

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Description: A LARGE SILK PAINTING OF IMMORTAL MAGU''S BIRTHDAY GIFT TO THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST. China, 18th century, ink and color on silk. Possibly intended as a birthday gift to a high-ranking lady within the Qing court. Xiwangmu, wearing a phoenix crown and lingzhi form jewelry, holds an enormous peach. Surrounded by the fairy Magu and her attendants adorned with peonies and leafy capes, who hold various auspicious objects including a tall scepter of lingzhi as Magu serves the Queen Mother the wine of immortality. Delicate silk mounted on board, darkened with age. Purchased Hastings House, 1980 71"h. 36"w., framed 76.25"h. 46.5"w.

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KANGXI PROVINCIAL WARE CUP.

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Description: KANGXI PROVINCIAL WARE CUP. China, possibly period, porcelain. Cobalt underglaze decoration to milky ground. 3"h.

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PAIR OF FAMILLE JAUNE CHINESE WEDDING LAMPS WITH STANDS.

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Description: PAIR OF FAMILLE JAUNE CHINESE WEDDING LAMPS WITH STANDS. 19th century, enamel on porcelain. Of rounded hexagonal form, with decorations of flowers and shou characters, each side with a central medallion depicting children playing or birds and flowers, surrounded by reticulated panels. Elevated on removable stands. 15.75"h. 7"dia.

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VINTAGE ZEBRA SKIN RUG.

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Description: VINTAGE ZEBRA SKIN RUG. Africa, 20th century. Felt backing. Some wear. 67" x 111"

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AFRICAN TRIBAL BUFFALO DANCE MASK.

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Description: AFRICAN TRIBAL BUFFALO DANCE MASK. Modern day Nigeria, 19th century, exotic wood. Curved upright horns above geometrically segmented face and eyes, open mouth displaying teeth and attached stalk emulating hair. 21"h.

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PAIR OF TRIBAL AFRICAN MASKS.

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Description: PAIR OF TRIBAL AFRICAN MASKS. 19th century, exotic wood. Differing sizes but identical design, two spiraled horns flanked by applied metal medallions over cloth, eye cutouts with hanging diadems. Largest 17.5"l.

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CARVED TRIBAL DAN MASK.

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Description: CARVED TRIBAL DAN MASK. Liberia, late 19th century, exotic wood. Headdress with incision work, slender down cast eyes, mouth with pronounced teeth, piloted side holes for straps, hand chiseled interior. 10.25"h. Purchased Margo Antiques, Central West End 1980s.

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NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FETISH FIGURE.

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Description: NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FETISH FIGURE. Keram River Sepik District, 19th century, exotic wood. Of typical form with mask, hands to side, mounted on later squared base. 14.5"h.

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BONE HANDLED DAGGER.

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Description: BONE HANDLED DAGGER. Late 19th- early 20th century, bone, brass, and steel. The sharpened blade with worn incision work attached to brass mounted handle of bone. 18"l.

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FIGURAL BONE CARVING.

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Description: FIGURAL BONE CARVING. Italy, mid 19th century. A gentleman in period clothing atop stump form mounted to squared base, 8.5"h.

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A RARE MEIJI PHOTO ALBUM.

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Description: A RARE MEIJI PHOTO ALBUM. Japan, early 20th century. (85)Eighty-five hand-colored photographs of Meiji Japan, featuring landscapes, genre scenes, and portraits all contained in period silk binder. 12"h. 15.5"l. 2"d.

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WOOD RUYI SCEPTER.

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Description: WOOD RUYI SCEPTER. China, 19th century, hardwood. Of typical form with reticulated design of dragons, a phoenix, a qilin, and two deer flanking a central fu character. 15.5"l.

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CARVED WOODEN TEMPLE WALL PANEL.

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Description: CARVED WOODEN TEMPLE WALL PANEL. Indian, 18th century. Ornate relief carving with figures and decorative upper and lower architectural renderings. 9.5"h. 31.9"w., mounted in a modern frame, 15.8"h. 38.4"w.

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AFRICAN TRIBAL CONGO FETISH HEADDRESS.

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Description: AFRICAN TRIBAL CONGO FETISH HEADDRESS. Zaire, late 19th- early 20th century, exotic wood. Three crudely carved figures bound by chains with two nailed in carvings at side, all mounted to round head covering with bundled fabric. 10.5"h. Provenance: private New York collector

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CONGO TRIBAL SONGYE EFFIGY STOOL.

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Description: CONGO TRIBAL SONGYE EFFIGY STOOL. Zaire, late 19th century, exotic wood. Crudely carved female form supports round seat with metal tacks to outer edging. 19"h. Provenance: private New York collector

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LARGE AFRICAN IBIBIO TRIBAL DANCE MASK.

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Description: LARGE AFRICAN IBIBIO TRIBAL DANCE MASK. Modern day Nigeria likely Ibibio, 19th century, exotic wood. Large disc with painted striped perpendicularly placed above mask with geometrical patterning eye cut outs with stripes below, pronounced lips and narrowed chin. 24"h. Provenance: private New York collector

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AFRICAN TRIBAL DAN MASK.

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Description: AFRICAN TRIBAL DAN MASK. Liberia, late 19th- early 20th century, exotic wood. A band of cloth with sewn cowry shells adorn the mask with metal eyes, pronounced lips, piloted holes and hand chiseled interior. 10.5"h. Provenance: purchased Margo Antiques CWE March 1984, accompanied by paperwork.

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AFRICAN TRIBAL BENIN BRONZE.

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Description: AFRICAN TRIBAL BENIN BRONZE. Nineteenth century, bronze. The seated figure with headdress and reticulated garment in a chair with large knife in hand. 17"h. Provenance: Lost Civilizations- Alton, IL 1984

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PAIR OF JAPANESE BOWLS.

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Description: PAIR OF JAPANESE BOWLS. 19th century, porcelain. Exterior decorated with dragon medallions in iron red, underglaze blue, and green with gold floral sprays. Inner rim decorated with greek key pattern in underglaze blue, phoenix medallion to center. Raised on foot, underside with floral maker''s mark. 2.25"h. 4.5"dia.

Condition Report: chips to interior of foot and to rim. We provide condition information when it is requested by a potential bidder, as a part of our dedication to excellent customer service. However, the absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, repairs, restorations or the effects of aging. Selkirk Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission regarding an item''s condition. We encourage you to call or email with any questions. We also encourage you to come see us and preview the auction in-person. Thank you for your business.

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A SMALL FAMILLE VERTE MEIPING VASE.

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Description: A SMALL FAMILLE VERTE MEIPING VASE. China, 20th century, porcelain. Of elegant form, decorated in shades of green, rust red, grey, and black. Both panels with detailed figural scenes. 6.5"h. 3.5"dia. Mouth 1.25"dia.

Condition Report: Extensive repairs to body, and one area of repair to paint above shoulder. We provide condition information when it is requested by a potential bidder, as a part of our dedication to excellent customer service. However, the absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, repairs, restorations or the effects of aging. Selkirk Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission regarding an item''s condition. We encourage you to call or email with any questions. We also encourage you to come see us and preview the auction in-person. Thank you for your business.

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NANKING CARGO BLUE AND WHITE PROVINCIAL PORCELAIN BOWL.

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Description: NANKING CARGO BLUE AND WHITE PROVINCIAL PORCELAIN BOWL. China, c. 1750, porcelain. Small bowl with flared lip, decorated with stylized peonies in blue, glazed in translucent crackled celadon. A wide ring of unglazed biscuit sits inside the bowl, surrounding a glazed center. 2.5"h. 5.5"dia. Provenance: Christie''s Nanking Cargo sale lot tag to underside, lot 3209, 1986.

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BLUE AND WHITE VASE WITH KANGXI SIX CHARACTER MARK.

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Description: BLUE AND WHITE VASE WITH KANGXI SIX CHARACTER MARK. Japan, 19th - 20th century, porcelain. Depicting figures riding through pines. Kangxi mark but not period. 18"h. 6.75"dia.

Condition Report: Some firing imperfections--flecks of ash in the glaze and bubbles. Area of mild abrasion to glaze on shoulder above the man and lady leading the procession. We provide condition information when it is requested by a potential bidder, as a part of our dedication to excellent customer service. However, the absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, repairs, restorations or the effects of aging. Selkirk Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission regarding an item's condition. We encourage you to call or email with any questions. We also encourage you to come see us and preview the auction in-person. Thank you for your business.

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ARCHAISTIC BRONZE BELL.

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Description: ARCHAISTIC BRONZE BELL. Chinese, 20th century. Kui dragon handle, with geometric patterns to top and sides. Spiral bosses and leiwen flank panels with archaic inscriptions above patterns of taotie masks. Light green patina. 12.25"h. 7.5"w. 5.5"d.

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GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF MIROKU BOSATSU.

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Description: GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF MIROKU BOSATSU. Japan, Nara period style. The bodhisattva is seated atop a lotus pedestal in a "pensive pose", head resting on his hand, framed by a flaming mandorla representing wisdom and enlightenment. 15"h.

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BRONZE FIGURE OF NARO DAKINI.

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Description: BRONZE FIGURE OF NARO DAKINI. Tibet, 19th century. The goddess, adorned in a crown of skulls, stands on a lotus pedestal, bringing a cup of blood to her mouth, the other hand holding a kartrika. 16"h.

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A VERY FINE BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN WITH IMPRESSED

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Description: A VERY FINE BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN WITH IMPRESSED "HE CHAOZONG YIN" SEAL. China, mid to late 18th century, porcelain. Draped in flowing robes and wearing a ruyi crown and necklace and seated in royal ease upon pockmarked rocks. Highly detailed with intact fingers and toes, thickly cast and glazed all over in creamy white. Two marks impressed to back, a double gourd reading "dehua," and seal stamp reading "He Chaozong Yin." 14.5"h. 4.25"w. 3.5"d. For reference, see Victoria & Albert Museum C.548-1910

Condition Report: No visible cracks or repairs, overall excellent condition. Some dirt/dust accumulation in crevices. We provide condition information when it is requested by a potential bidder, as a part of our dedication to excellent customer service. However, the absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, repairs, restorations or the effects of aging. Selkirk Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission regarding an item''s condition. We encourage you to call or email with any questions. We also encourage you to come see us and preview the auction in-person. Thank you for your business.

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CELADON VASE WITH SIX CHARACTER YONGZHENG MARK.

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Description: CELADON VASE WITH SIX CHARACTER YONGZHENG MARK. China, early 20th century. A bottle vase with a tall, elegant neck covered in a pale green celadon with medallions of incised phoenix decoration to body. Mark in underglaze blue. 7"h. 3"dia. Mouth 1.25"dia.

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AN INSCRIBED BAMBOO BRUSH POT.

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Description: AN INSCRIBED BAMBOO BRUSH POT. China, mid-20th century. Of simple form and dark wood, inscribed with Wang Zhihuan''s famous "On the White Stork Tower" poem. 6"h. 2"dia.

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PAIR OF ENAMELED PORCELAIN PLAQUES.

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Description: PAIR OF ENAMELED PORCELAIN PLAQUES. China, 19th century. Both panels with scenes of birds among vibrantly blossoming flowers. Calligraphic inscriptions to both. Framed in bamboo with reticulated carvings of bats surrounding the plaques. 12.5"w. 21.5"h., framed 19.5"w. 28.25"h.

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SILVER-MOUNTED CLOISONNE VASE.

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Description: SILVER-MOUNTED CLOISONNE VASE. Korea, 20th century. Decorations of bamboo and flowers on a celadon ground. Of meiping form, "silver 99%" impressed to underside with triangular hallmark. 27cm h. Provenance: Estate of US Ambassador to Korea John Joseph Muccio, 1948.

Condition Report: Excellent condition, no visible fractures or repairs under blacklight. Some tarnish to interior and around the rim. We provide condition information when it is requested by a potential bidder, as a part of our dedication to excellent customer service. However, the absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, repairs, restorations or the effects of aging. Selkirk Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission regarding an item's condition. We encourage you to call or email with any questions. We also encourage you to come see us and preview the auction in-person. Thank you for your business.

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TWO HAND COLORED ORNITHOLOGICAL PRINTS BY GEORGE EDWARDS, (ENGLISH 1694-1773).

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Description: TWO HAND COLORED ORNITHOLOGICAL PRINTS BY GEORGE EDWARDS, (ENGLISH 1694-1773). Mid 18th century. The yellow water wagtail depicted after a fly (plate 248) and a Chinese quail with Guernsey lizard (plate 247); both notated to bottom. Provenance: Private St. Louis doctors collection, March 1984.

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PRE COLUMBIAN CHANCAY LLAMA.

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Description: PRE COLUMBIAN CHANCAY LLAMA. Central coast of Peru, 11th- 15th century, earthenware. Erect head and tail raised on four squared feet, stubby legs, and speckled markings above slightly curving horizontal stripe. 3.5"h. 7.75"l. Provenance: Arthur M. Sackler collection, published in Art of the Andes: Pre-Columbian Sculptured and Painted Ceramics, p. 304.

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PRE-COLUMBIAN JALISCO ARMADILLO

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Description: PRE-COLUMBIAN JALISCO ARMADILLO Likely Peru, 11th-15th century, earthenware. Handle atop back, forthright head sprawling body and legs, with faded striping. 4.5"h. Provenance: Margo Antiques, St. Louis, 1973

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JADE COVERED GILT BRONZE BOX.

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Description: JADE COVERED GILT BRONZE BOX. China, 20th century. Hinged box raised on small feet, with incised floral motif covering wooden interior. Jade plaque carved with chrysanthemum, set over glass and held in place by bronze brackets at corners. 1.25"h. 4.5"w. 3.25"d.

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BRONZE FIGURE OF SHIVA AS MAHESHA.

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Description: BRONZE FIGURE OF SHIVA AS MAHESHA. Southeast Asia, possibly Khmer. The figure of the god with ten arms and five heads stands bare chested and adorned in jewelry. 14"h., with base 17.25"h.

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CHINESE FAMILLE NOIR FLOOR VASE.

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Description: CHINESE FAMILLE NOIR FLOOR VASE. Early to mid 20th century, porcelain. Hexagonal mouth with scenes of birds and flowers over neck with diaper pattern. Shoulder flared and paneled to body decorated in various shades of green, yellow, and blue over a black ground. 28.5"h.

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SILK NEEDLEWORK AMERICAN EAGLE.

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Description: SILK NEEDLEWORK AMERICAN EAGLE. Possibly China, nineteenth century. Bald eagle perched atop American flags, clutching in its beak a banner reading "E PLURIBUS UNUM."

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