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Auction Description for Midwest Auction Galleries: March 23rd Auction of Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
Sale Notes:
Website: www.midwestauctioninc.com

March 23rd Auction of Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

(526 Lots)

by Midwest Auction Galleries


526 lots with images

March 23, 2013

Live Auction

925 N. Lapeer Rd

Oxford, MI, 48371 USA

Phone: +1 (248) 236-8100

Fax: +1 (248) 236-8396

Email: sales@midwestauctioninc.com

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(2) Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke

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Description: One carved to depict a boy atop a log, the log with a demon on underside, the other carved as two frogs on a lotus pad, largest is 1.5"H.<br><br>Property of a Royal Oak Michigan Lady.

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Japanese Bronze and Enamel Lamp

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Description: A long neck base finely enameled to depict lotus blossoms and tendrils, mounted as a lamp, with bronze finial, 38.5"H, circa 20th century.

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Japanese Polychrome Painted Silvered Box

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Description: Finely molded to depict two dragons surrounding a buhdda seated in front of a palace, with silk lining, original lock lacking key and molded dragon mark to base. 7"W x 4"D x 2.5"H, circa early to mid 20th century.

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(5) Japanese Porcelain Vases

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Description: To include Satsuma, cobalt, some decorated with cherry blossoms, some with lotus and bamboo all signed to the foot rim, tallest is 9"H, circa early 20th century.

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Japanese Antique Iron Tea Pot

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Description: Tea pot, cherry blossom finial, circa 19th Century 6"L X 5.5"H.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman.

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(4) Japanese Woodblock Prints

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Description: To include one depicting Mt. Fuji and the others depicting village scenes, all with several lines of calligraphy, largest is 11.5"H X 16.5"W, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of a lady St. Clair Shores Michigan.

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Large Japanese Cloisonné Vase

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Description: Finely enameled to depict dragons and phoenix, with a band of lotus and scrolling tendrils with bats, 24.25"H, circa early 2oth century.<br><br>Condition: Misshapen foot rim otherwise excellent.<br><br>Private collection Adrian Michigan.

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Japanese Satsuma Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely painted against a yellow ground to depict birds and flowers, raised on short foot the base bearing six character mark, 8.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Condition: Drilled.<br><br>Private collection, West Bloomfield Michigan.

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Japanese Blue & White  Arita Ware Porcelain Vase

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Description: Hand thrown blue and white vase finely painted to depict a bird in flight near lotus blossoms and tendrils, neck and base painted to depict cranes amongst ruyi clouds, the base bearing two character mark in underglaze blue, 9.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Metamora Michigan Gentleman.

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Japanese Meiji Period Mixed-Metal Cigarette Case

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Description: Case decorated with Geisha, puppy and Pagoda, character mark on front and A mark framed with 4 bamboo sticks with raised gold metal on back, 5" L x 3.125" W, circa early 20th century. Condition: very good.<br><br>Provenance: property of a Flint MI lady.

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Large Japanese Satsuma Vase Meiji Period

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Description: Gilded moriage slip decorated, handmade shimazu, depicting figures within a landscape, having raised gilt trees, with two character mark within a rectangle above a cross in a circle to underside, 9.75"H, circa Meiji Period.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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(2) Japanese Bronze Vase & Censer

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Description: Consisting of two damaged pieces, a bronze vase depicting birds and flowers together with a bronze censer dragons amongst ruyi clouds, largest is 11"H, both circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Madison Heights Michigan Gentleman.

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(5) Japanese Woodblock Prints

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Description: To include one depicting a beauty reading a scroll signed and sealed upper and lower left, 11"H X 7"W sight nicely framed and matted, three Hiroshige woodblock cards framed as triptych to depict three winter scenes with snow and trees each measures 5.5"H X 3.625"W each signed and sealed in upper and lower right and left, two depicting figures fully robed one holding a butterfly both signed and sealed both framed in bamboo style frames, 25"L X 11.3/4"W sight, and one titled "Summer Evening" signed in pencil Thositi signed and sealed lower middle right depicting a beauty by a bird feeding along a stone lined path, 10"H X 5"W.

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A Fine Japanese Peacock Green Porcelain Vase

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Description: Of archaic form, having two handles shaped as lion's heads, covered all over in a green peacock glaze, bearing four character Chinese Chenghua mark in underglaze blue, 10.25"H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Property of a Metamora Michigan Gentleman.

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Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke Possibly Jobun

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Description: Finely carved as a crouched Sumo wrestler, very detailed carving and well done, with two character mark on left buttocks similar to Jobun, 1.75"H.<br><br>Property of a Royal Oak Michigan Lady.

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Japanese Bronze Tripod Censer-Meiji

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Description: Having two ruyi cloud handles, the body molded in relief to depict two opposing dragons, the lid depicting lotus blossoms, raised on three demon head legs hung with loose rings, all raised on attached, shaped base, 14.25"H, circa Meiji Period.<br><br>Condition: Lacking finial, base uneven.<br><br>Property of a Madison Heights Michigan Gentleman.

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Japanese Calligraphy Scroll In Box

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Description: With several lines of calligraphy, signed and sealed with two red seals lower left and dated 1989, in original wooden box, overall measures 83"H X 21"W.<br><br>Property of a lady St. Clair Shores Michigan.

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(3) Piece Japanese Satsuma Tea Set- Signed

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Description: Finely decorated in the thousand faces pattern with dragon handles and spout, signed Shimazo Satsuma, exceptionally well painted to include a tea pot, covered sugar and covered creamer, teapot measures 6.2"' H circa late 19th-early 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan Collection.

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Large Japanese Bronze Vase

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Description: With two dragon head handles, molded in relief to depict cranes and other birds among branches, 21.75"H, circa Meiji Period.<br><br>Property of a Madison Heights Michigan Gentleman.

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Japanese Bronze Figural Censer

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Description: Finely molded as an elderly man riding a donkey, the mans robes and hat with cloisonné work depicting lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, the man is holding in one hand a ruyi scepter, the blanket of the donkey with cloisonné work depicting long stem flowers, the rider can be removed to reveal a hollow interior for the burning of incense, with old paper label reading Made In Japan Wildwood Imports No. 90086, overall 15.5"H X 15.25"L, circa mid-20th century.<br><br>Property of a Metamora Michigan Gentleman.

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(2) Chinese Yuan Dynasty Bowls

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Description: Includes a pair of creamed colored glazed bowls, 2.5" H x 4" D, circa Yuan Dynasty, chips to rim of each bowl and hairline crack in base of one bowl, <br><br>Private collection Birmingham, MI

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Chinese Molded Vase

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Description: Molded with two unusual shaped handles and brown splashes throughout, 10.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Bloomfield Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Tang Style Pottery Figures

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Description: Each depicting a beauty, one with celedon glaze, largest is 14.75"L, circa 18th/19th century or earlier.<br><br>For similar examples see "A Journey Into China's Antiquity" Volume Two from the National Museum of Chinese History.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Han Dynasty Figural Sculpture

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Description: Finely molded to depict two figures atop a building, with removable piece unknown to us, 6.25"H X 5.25"W, circa Han Dynasty 220 BC -226 AD.<br><br>Property of a Findlay Ohio gentleman.

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Chinese Tang Style Pottery Jar With Sancai Glaze

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Description: Finely molded to depict lotus blossoms, of bulbous form, 10.25"H.

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(3) Chinese Ming Style Pottery Figures

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Description: To include an official raised on a pedestal, 16.5"H, another official wearing ornate headdress, 15.5"H, and a female servant, 8.75"H, all circa 19th century or earlier.

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(3) Pieces Chinese Decorative Arts

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Description: To include a pair of famille rose porcelain covered ginger jars decorated with lotus blossums, butterflies, and dragon flies, together with a brass peach form box, stamped China, largest measures 2.5" H, circa early 20th century.<b><b>Private collection Oxford, Michigan.

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(2) Pcs. Chinese Qing Bamboo & Brass Pipe & Horn

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Description: To include a bamboo and brass opium pipe together with a bamboo and brass trumpet with seven original wood reeds, trumpet measures 19"L, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection Holly Michigan.

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Chinese Tibetan Wood & Copper Puppet

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Description: To depict an elderly woman with remnants of gold, blue, and red paint 30.25"L, circa late 19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(3) Pcs. Chinese Decorative Arts Including Ivory

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Description: To include a carved wood brush pot, a blue and white vase depicting figures in a landscape, and an ivory fisherman, tallest is 11"H.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman.

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Chinese Rosewood & Brass Tray

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Description: With brass supports and inlaid medallion center, 2.25"H X 15.5"L X 9.5"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection, West Bloomfield Michigan.

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Chinese Ceremonial Embroidered Silk Collar

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Description: Ceremonial embroidered silk collar or shawl, multi-colored fringe, with small mirror-like decoration and floral embroidered design, 33" Square. Private collection Holly, MI.

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(2) Chinese Qing Silk Embroidery

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Description: To include on depicting a phoenix and one depicting a dragon, both on pink silk, 24"H X 14"W, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Marysville MI family.

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Chinese Qing Embroider Banner

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Description: Depicting boys and girls in landscapes, 77"L X 20.5"W,circa 19th century.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman.

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Chinese Buddhist Thangka

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Description: Painted in gilt to depict a four armed figure at center with five figures holding precious objects all against a red ground, having yellow, red, and blue silk border, image measures 22.5"H X 17"W, overall measures 37"H X 31"W, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important Beverly Hills Michigan Collection.

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(20) Pcs. Chinese Qing Embroidered Textiles

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Description: To include a child's outfit complete with collar, two rank badges, several hats and small pouches with additional embroidered items, circa late Qing to early Republic.<br><br>Private collection Holly Michigan.

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(2) Pcs. Chinese Carved Jade And Agate

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Description: Jade carved to depict a frog, agate carved to depict a boy, largest is 1.5"H.

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Chinese Soapstone Figural Carving

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Description: Finely carved grouping of three figures that appear to be scholar, student and a seated elder, 4" H x 2.5" W, circa 20th century, excellent condition.<br><br>Private collection of Ortonville lady.

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Chinese Archaic Style Seal

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Description: The seal face carved with four character mark, 1.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Bloomfield Hills Michigan.

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(4) Pcs. Chinese Jade Necklaces & Pendant

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Description: Consisting of Guan Yin jade pendant on silk knotted cord, a Buddha jade pendant on silk cord, beaded jade necklace along with an oval jade cabochon pendant mounted in silver that is marked to back, longest is 14.5" L, largest jade is 2.5" L. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, gentleman.

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Chinese Qing Carved Soapstone Ruyi Scepter

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Description: Finely carved to depict longevity symbols, 14"L, circa 19th/20th century.<br><br>Private collection, West Bloomfield Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Carved Jade Seal Chop

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Description: Carved as a foo dog atop a plinth, the stone a spinach green with black inclusions, having a fine polish,circa 19th century. 2.125"H X .75"sq.<br><br>Private property of a Gentleman.

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(10) Chinese hardstone Mounted Vessels

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Description: To include teapot, a covered box with foo dogs, a covered box with phoenix and dragons, snuff bottle and decorative arts, largest is 5" H, circa 20th century.<br><br> Property of a Imlay City, Michigan Lady

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(2) Chinese Shoushan Seal Stones

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Description: Small tapered blank stones, one white and one red, largest is 2" H. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Lansing, Michigan, gentleman.

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(6) Pcs. Chinese Seal Chops

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Description: Red hardstone blank seal chops, 3.25" H each. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, gentleman.

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(3) Pcs. Chinese Jade Animal Carvings

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Description: To include a dark green seated bull, a dark green seated dog and a light green turtle, largest is 2.75" H. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, gentleman.

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(2) Pcs. Carved Jade Animal Figures

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Description: To include a carved jade lion and a jade tortoise, largest is 3"L.<br><br>Property of a Rochester Hills, Michigan Gentleman.

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Chinese Qing Enamel Over Brass Oil Lamp

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Description: With a jade dragon handle, 5"L overall, circa 19th century.<br><br>Private collection, West Bloomfield Michigan.

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(2) A Fine Chinese Carved Jade Horse & Elephant

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Description: To include a finely carved horse eating and standing on a Chinese coin along with an elephant, largest is 2.5" H.<br><br> Private collection Rochester Hills, MI.

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Chinese Mughal Style Carved Jade Box With Lid

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Description: The lid carved to depict two fish, the box accented with Greek-key design, 1"H X 2.0625"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas gentleman.

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