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Auction Description for Elegance Auctioneers: Asian & International Fine Arts & Antiques

Asian & International Fine Arts & Antiques

by Elegance Auctioneers


279 lots with images

November 4, 2012

Live Auction

4601 North Arden Dr.

El Monte, CA, 91731 USA

Phone: 1-888-699-8988

Fax: 626-628-3998

Email: info@eleganceauction.com

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Japanese Ikebana Porcelain Vase

Lot 1: Japanese Ikebana Porcelain Vase

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Description: Japanese Antique Ikebana Porcelain Vase: painted around the ovoid body with cranes among pine trees, tapering to a very slender neck with flared rim, inscribed horizontally in a line and with three mark signs around the neck, signed on the base; Size: H: 16-7/8"

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Japanese Nippon Moriage Porcelain Teapot W Cover

Lot 2: Japanese Nippon Moriage Porcelain Teapot W Cover

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Description: Japanese Nippon Moriage Porcelain Teapot With Cover: finely decorated with big blooming chrysanthemums branch over blue ground; Size: H: 9-1/8"

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Pair Japanese Silver Ando Cloisonne Vases

Lot 3: Pair Japanese Silver Ando Cloisonne Vases

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Description: Pair Japanese Silver Pigeon Blood Ando Cloisonne Vases: both with elegant high shouldered body with short cylindrical neck rising to flared rim, decorated with the design of blooming plum tree and bamboo, all reserved on a deep red ground, early 20th Century; Size: H: 7-1/2"

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Japanese Kutani Amphora-Form Gilt Porcelain Vase

Lot 4: Japanese Kutani Amphora-Form Gilt Porcelain Vase

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Description: Japanese Kutani Amphora-Form Gilt Porcelain Vase: of shouldered body supported with short neck with flared rim, brightly enamelled around the body with cartouches of phoenix perched among blooming branches and figures within landscape, with three character mark sign on the base, late 19th Century; Size: H: 13-3/4"

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Pair Of Japanese Wired Silver Cloisonne Vases

Lot 5: Pair Of Japanese Wired Silver Cloisonne Vases

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Description: Pair Of Japanese Wired Silver Cloisonne Vases: both of globular bodies supported with short cylindrical necks, with the design of blossoming flower-sprays amidst foliage, all reserved on icy white ground, early 20th Century; Size: H: 4-3/4 "

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Delicate Japanese Wired Silver Cloisonne Vase

Lot 6: Delicate Japanese Wired Silver Cloisonne Vase

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Description: Delicate Japanese Wired Silver Cloisonne Vase: of rouleau form with flared neck, brightly enamelled with bird flying amongst blooming peony branches, all reserved on an apple green ground, late 19th/early 20th Century; Size: H: 4-3/4"

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Rare Japanese Chinoiserie Famille Rose Vase

Lot 7: Rare Japanese Chinoiserie Famille Rose Vase

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Description: Rare Japanese Chinoiserie Famille Rose Vase: of high shouldered globular body with short cylindrical neck, finely painted around the body with cartouches of figures within courtyard landscapes amid scrolling vines and foliage, with band of lappets around footrim, signed on the base; Size: H: 9-1/4"

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Japanese Meiji Satsuma Gilt Porcelain Vase

Lot 8: Japanese Meiji Satsuma Gilt Porcelain Vase

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Description: Japanese Meiji Satsuma Gilt Porcelain Vase: of cylindrical form with slender neck, painted continuously with the cartouches of figures and kids within oriental landscapes, of Meiji period/19th Century; Size: H: 8-1/4"

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Antique Japanese Strong Sword Wakizashi

Lot 9: Antique Japanese Strong Sword Wakizashi

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Description: Antique Japanese Strong Sword Wakizashi: of traditional form, the hilt handle with a fuchi or sleeve and tsuka ito or a cord wrap, covering the nakago, a part of the blade that goes into the handle, with inscription or signature; the reticulated tsuba or the guard with a foliate rim design above a bronze habaki or blade collar; the saya or scabbard covered in black lacquer with a kurikata or knob where the sageo or cord is tied to; Size: L: 23"

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Japanese Antique Mirror&Gilt Black Lacquer Stand

Lot 10: Japanese Antique Mirror&Gilt Black Lacquer Stand

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Description: Japanese Meiji Mirror & Gilt Black Lacquer Stand: Delicately made Meiji period bronze mirror with the complete set of the case and stand. The case and stand are lacquered by beautiful vines and butterflies, Meiji period; Size: H: 12-1/4"; D: 8-1/4"

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Antique Japanese Inset Wood Wall Picture

Lot 11: Antique Japanese Inset Wood Wall Picture

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Description: Antique Japanese Inset Wood Wall Picture: inset with mother of pearl and bone, depicting the scene of two female figures standing in robes within a mountainous riverscape; Size: D: 15-1/4"

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A Japanese Antique Carved Bronze Vase

Lot 12: A Japanese Antique Carved Bronze Vase

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Description: A Japanese Antique Carved Bronze Vase: molded as shouldered form with waisted base rising to slightly flaring rim, carved around the body with flowers with foliages, Late 19th Century; Size: H: 10"

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Delicate Balinese Hand-Carved Wood Farmer

Lot 13: Delicate Balinese Hand-Carved Wood Farmer

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Description: Delicate Balinese Hand-Carved Wood Farmer: finely carved from the wood of warm brown tone as a farmer seated with one corn in his right hand, while a roaster on his knees; Size: H: 7-1/4"

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A Japanese Sumida Gawa Porcelain Teapot

Lot 14: A Japanese Sumida Gawa Porcelain Teapot

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Description: A Japanese Sumida Gawa Porcelain Teapot: Signed by Banli, Late 19th Century; Size: H: 8-1/2"

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A Chinese Antique Carved Horn Pendant

Lot 15: A Chinese Antique Carved Horn Pendant

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Description: A Chinese Antique Carved Horn Pendant: of rectangular form, finely carved on front with two sages in pavilion, the reverse with calligraphy, both sides within a border with two dragon head on top, late Qing Dynasty; Size: D: 2-1/4"

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A Vintage Chinese White Brass Opium Pipe

Lot 16: A Vintage Chinese White Brass Opium Pipe

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Description: A Vintage Chinese White Brass Opium Pipe: carved on the body on one side with figure in landscape, the reversed carved with foliage design, signed on the inside of the cover and on the base, late 19th/20th Century; Size: H: 10-1/4"

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Three Carved Chinese Nesting Rosewood Tables

Lot 17: Three Carved Chinese Nesting Rosewood Tables

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Description: Three Carved Chinese Nesting Rosewood Tables: set of 3 tables in graduating sizes nested as a group, each carved with pierced works of vine, still sittable; Size: (Biggest) H: 11"; W: 10-5/8"

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Japanese Engraved Damascene Cigarette Case

Lot 18: Japanese Engraved Damascene Cigarette Case

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Description: Japanese Engraved Damascene Cigarette Case : decorated with landscape of Fuji Mountain, houses & sailboats, circa 1900; Size: L: 4-3/4"

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An Antique Chinese White Brass Teapot

Lot 19: An Antique Chinese White Brass Teapot

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Description: An Antique Chinese White Brass Teapot: delicately engraved two calligraphy poems and three panels enclosing the scene of scholars in leisure in pavilions, with pierced works on top and undersides, Mid to late Qing Dynasty; Size: H: 6-1/4"; W: 7"

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Antique Chinese Bronze Statue Of 'He He Er Xian'

Lot 20: Antique Chinese Bronze Statue Of 'He He Er Xian'

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Description: Antique Chinese Bronze Statue Of 'He He Er Xian': depicting the traditional Chinese immortals of Hanshan and Shide (He He Er Xian), one holding lotus while another holding a box, late 19th century; Size: H: 8"; W: 5-3/4"

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Pair Of Tibetan Jeweled Horn Snuff Bottles

Lot 21: Pair Of Tibetan Jeweled Horn Snuff Bottles

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Description: Pair Of Tibetan Jeweled Horn Snuff Bottles: both of high shouldered sections, finely decorated with natural coral and turquoise gem stones attached to a lappet band around the shoulder, underside of the body and stopper, with a bronze chain connecting the stopper and the two ring handles on the shoulder, of 19th/20th Century; Size: H: 3-1/4"

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Pair Of Tibetan Jeweled Jade Snuff Bottles

Lot 22: Pair Of Tibetan Jeweled Jade Snuff Bottles

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Description: Pair Of Tibetan Jeweled Jade Snuff Bottles: both of cylindrical sections, carved from the jade of white tone with natural inclusions, decorated with natural coral and turquoise gem stones on top of the stoppers, around the shoulders, rims and undersides, of 19th/20th Century; Size: H: 3"

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Set Of Four Chinese Celadon Jade Snuff Bottles

Lot 23: Set Of Four Chinese Celadon Jade Snuff Bottles

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Description: Set Of Four Chinese Celadon Jade Snuff Bottles: of various sections, carved from the celadon jade of green shade with natural inclusions, each carved on one side with blossoms, all with matching crystal stoppers; Size: H: 2-1/2"

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Set Of Five Chinese Horn Snuff Bottles

Lot 24: Set Of Five Chinese Horn Snuff Bottles

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Description: Set Of Five Chinese Horn Snuff Bottles: of various sections, finely painted on both side with different sceneries including landscapes, bird perched on branch and horse in landscape, all reserved on black glazed ground, all with wood stands; Size: (With Stand) H: 3-1/2" (Without) H: 3"

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Chinese Carved Turquoise Glazed Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Lot 25: Chinese Carved Turquoise Glazed Porcelain Snuff Bottle

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Description: Chinese Carved Turquoise Glazed Porcelain Snuff Bottle: of cylindrical form moulded in high relief with a dragon flying amongst flaming cloud scrolls, with matching stopper and bone spoon, with 'Jiaqing' mark on the base, early 20th Century; Size: H: 3-1/4"

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Libation Cup

Lot 26: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Libation Cup

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Description: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Libation Cup: molded in high relief with a green glazed Chi-dragon with fruiting lingzhi branch extending around the sides picked out in brown and dark red enamels, all reserved on a white glazed ground with cloud scrolls painted cobalt under glazed, interior glazed turquoise, Qing Qianlong period; Size: H: 2-3/8"; W: 5-1/2"

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Statue

Lot 27: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Statue

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Description: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Statue: very detailed painted as two male and female figures playing chess, signed on the base, Minguo Period; Size: H: 8" W: 7-1/4"

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Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Gourd-Shaped Vase

Lot 28: Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Gourd-Shaped Vase

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Description: Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Gourd-Shaped Vase: of gourd-shaped body with two dragon head shaped handles on the shoulders, painted with lotus blossoms amid scrolling vines, reserved on black glazed ground, late Qing Dynasty; Size: H: 8-1/2"

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Rare Wang Bingrong-Inscribed Carved Porcelain Jar

Lot 29: Rare Wang Bingrong-Inscribed Carved Porcelain Jar

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Description: A Rare Big Wang Bingrong-Inscribed Carved Porcelain Jar(Wang Bingrong, Jingde Zhen Kilns, 1820-1870): finely carved in high relief with a long-legged heron standing in a pond with lotus flowers and massive lily pads around, drilled, the base inscribed in relief seal script Wang Bingrong zuo (Made by Wang Bingrong); Size: H: 8-1/4"

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Two Chinese Famille Rose Vases Circa 1900

Lot 30: Two Chinese Famille Rose Vases Circa 1900

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Description: Two Chinese Famille Rose Vases Circa 1900: both of globular bodies with wide cylindrical necks, painted continuous with blossoms and figures in courtyard over transparent glaze, with "Tongzhi" mark on the base; Size: H: 4-1/8"

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Set Of Chinese Porcelain Statues Eight Immortals

Lot 31: Set Of Chinese Porcelain Statues Eight Immortals

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Description: A Rare Set Of Chinese Porcelain Statues Eight Immortals: finely modelled as "Eight Immortals" in seated position of royal ease, signed on the base, Minguo period; Size: (Biggest) H: 7-1/2"

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An Antique Chinese Carved Porcelain Statue

Lot 32: An Antique Chinese Carved Porcelain Statue

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Description: An Antique Chinese Carved Porcelain Statue: vividly depicting the sitting Jigong drinking and tickling, Late 19th Century; Size: H: 11"; W: 10-1/2"

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Pair Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush Holders

Lot 33: Pair Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush Holders

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Description: Pair Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush Holders: both of cylindrical forms, well painted in brilliant enamels with the scene of legend of "King Wen of Zhou Visiting Jiang Ziya at Weishui River", both inscribed and signed along the rim, of Late Qing Dynasty; Size: H: 11"

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A Chinese Rare

Lot 34: A Chinese Rare "Famille-Verte" Porcelain Plate

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Description: A Chinese Rare "Famille-Verte" Porcelain Plate: the exterior and interior painted with a brilliant palette of enamels over transparent glaze with lotus blossoms over floating lily pads, the four character "Yongzheng" reign mark inscribed in blue-enamel within a double square on the base; Size: D: 8-1/4"

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Chinese Qing Gilt Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 35: Chinese Qing Gilt Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

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Description: Chinese Qing Gilt Famille Rose Porcelain Vase: of globular form with short neck, painted around the body between a band of lappets at the base and classic scrolls around the rim with the scene of courtyard with blooming blossoms with butterflies flying among, Late Qing Dynasty; Size: H: 7-1/2"

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A Chinese Late Qing

Lot 36: A Chinese Late Qing "Famille Rose" Rouleau Vase

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Description: A Chinese Late Qing "Famille Rose" Rouleau Vase: finely enamelled around the body and cylindrical neck with the scene of birds and butterflies fluttering among chrysanthemum and lotus blossoms, all beneath a pencilled zigzag band encircled the rim, the six character "Xianfeng" reign mark painted in deep cobalt-blue in two columns on the base; Size: H: 17"

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A Chinese Famille Rose Water Dropper

Lot 37: A Chinese Famille Rose Water Dropper

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Description: A Chinese Famille Rose Water Dropper: painted around the body with moutainous riverscape under transparent glaze, signed by Wang, Youtang, early 20th Century; Size: D: 3

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Chinese Famille Rose Baluster-Form Vase, Minguo

Lot 38: Chinese Famille Rose Baluster-Form Vase, Minguo

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Description: Chinese Minguo Famille Rose Baluster-Form Vase: painted on one side of the globular body with kids and ladies playing and resting in a garden landscape, the other side inscribed with calligraphy poem and with three seals, the base bearing a four-character Shende Tang iron-red hallmark; Size: H: 9-1/8"

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Chinese Qing Incised Purple Glazed Dragon Plate

Lot 39: Chinese Qing Incised Purple Glazed Dragon Plate

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Description: Chinese Qing Incised Purple Glazed Dragon Plate: of shallow form, the interior incised with two dragons in pursuit of flaming pearl amid cloud scrolls, all over purple glaze, the iron red six character "Guangxu" reign mark inscribed on the base; Size: D: 9-1/4"

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Chinese White-Glazed Ding-Type Bowl

Lot 40: Chinese White-Glazed Ding-Type Bowl

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Description: Chinese White-Glazed Ding-Type Bowl: well potted, carved freely in the center with a large blossom, all under an evenly applied clear glaze falling unglazed on the base; Size: D: 7-1/8"

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Large Rare Song Ru-Type Tripod Xi

Lot 41: Large Rare Song Ru-Type Tripod Xi

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Description: Large Rare Song Ru-Type Tripod Xi: stoutly potted as round shape with upright sides, supported on three feet encircled, covered overall with a pale lavender-blue glaze suffused with crackles inside and outside, the glazed base with seven pronounced spur marks; Size: D: 7-1/4"

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Chinese Ming-Style Longquan Celadon Vase

Lot 42: Chinese Ming-Style Longquan Celadon Vase

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Description: Chinese Ming-Style Longquan Celadon Vase: thickly potted, the body tapering sharply to a long cylindrical neck with widely flared mouth, with two Chi dragon shaped handles on the neck, applied overall with a dense bubble-suffused glaze of rich sea-green color and leaving the foot burnt orange in the firing; Size: H: 6-3/4"

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Early Korean Yi-Style Porcelain Bowl

Lot 43: Early Korean Yi-Style Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Early Korean Yi-Style Porcelain Bowl: of JOSEON Dynasty; Size: H: 4-1/2"; D: 9-3/4"

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A Song Jun-Style Quatrefoil Tray

Lot 44: A Song Jun-Style Quatrefoil Tray

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Description: A Song Jun-Style Quatrefoil Tray: of rare lobed section, supported on four feet, applied with a milky lavender glaze in the center and with a darker purple glaze on the rim and exterior draining to show the brown body beneath, the base washed with a brown color showing a circle of spur marks around the incised mark 'ba'(eight); Size: H: 4-1/2"; D: 7-1/8"

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A Purple-Splashed Jun-Type Bowl

Lot 45: A Purple-Splashed Jun-Type Bowl

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Description: A Purple-Splashed Jun-Type Bowl: thickly potted, with widely flaring sides, covered inside and outside with a thick greyish blue glaze with a purple splash; Size: D: 7"

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A Guan-Type Tri-Pod Censer

Lot 46: A Guan-Type Tri-Pod Censer

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Description: A Guan-Type Tri-Pod Censer: thickly potted, the compressed globular body supported on three feet, with short wide neck rising to broadly flared mouth, applied overall with an unctuous glaze of bluish-gray color suffused with larger and smaller crackle of black color inside and outside, the feet burnt orange in the fire; Size: H: 3-3/4"; D: 4-1/2"

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A Chinese Antique Blue & White Charger

Lot 47: A Chinese Antique Blue & White Charger

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Description: A Chinese Antique Blue & White Charger: of shallow form, well painted to the interior in the center with one big lotus blossom surrounded by repeated flowers amid vines, outside painted with same flower medallions, under transparent glaze, Late Qing Dynasty; Size: D: 11-1/4"

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An Overlay Peking Glass Vase

Lot 48: An Overlay Peking Glass Vase

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Description: An Overlay Peking Glass Vase: with ovoid body supporting a galleried rim, skillfully carved overall through the bright green layer to the milk-white ground with a design of songbirds amid blossoming peach trees with buds, all beneath a green line border at the rim, the base with a shallow neatly-cut footrim; Size: H: 9-1/4"

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An Overlay Peking Glass Vase

Lot 49: An Overlay Peking Glass Vase

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Description: An Overlay Peking Glass Vase: with ovoid body supporting a flaring rim, skillfully carved overall through the bright green layer to the milk-white ground with the scene of butterflies flying amongst blooming peony with its leafy stem, all beneath a green line border at the rim, the base with a thick cut dark green layer footrim; Size: H: 9-1/4"

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A Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Lamp Shade

Lot 50: A Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Lamp Shade

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Description: A Chinese Gilt Famille Rose Hexagonal Porcelain Lamp Shade: all panes are pierced and hand-painted with flowers . Late Qing Or Minguo Period; Size: H: 12"

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