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Fine Chinese Works of Art

by Wichita Auctioneers


496 lots with images

December 9, 2012

Live Auction

22 W 38 St 4 th Floor

New York, NY, 10018 USA

Phone: 212-221-3700

Fax: 212-221-5397

Email: info@wichitaauctioneers.com

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A Gilt-lacquered Bronze Figure of Amitayus - MING DYANSTY

Lot 195B: A Gilt-lacquered Bronze Figure of Amitayus - MING DYANSTY

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Description: Seated in dhyanasana on a wooden base with hands held in Dhyana Mudra, wearing long robes, jewelled necklace on the body and foliate crown on the head, shown traces of black and red lacquer and gilt 13'' tall age discolored three tips on crown broken off

Condition Report: age discolored three tips on crown broken off

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A Gilt Bronze Figure of Eleven-Headed Avalokiteshvara -

Lot 196: A Gilt Bronze Figure of Eleven-Headed Avalokiteshvara -

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Description: The fiture molded standing on a lotus base with her two major hands held in Namaskara Mudra and other six hands behind her body, wearing long robes and jewellery, shown five levels of heads with three faces facing different direction in each level, covered overall by gilt 16 1/4'' tall age discolored & worn ,tarnished

Condition Report: age discolored & worn ,tarnished

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A bronze figure of Buddha - MING DYNASTY

Lot 197: A bronze figure of Buddha - MING DYNASTY

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Description: Seated on a overlapping lotus base in dhyanasana and wearing long robes with open chest, the left hand held in Dhyana Mudra and right hand rested on the lap 14 1/4'' tall age discolored,tarnished some tips of leaves broken off ,base is ate up with tarnish

Condition Report: age discolored,tarnished some tips of leaves broken off ,base is ate up with tarnish

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A bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva - MING DYNASTY

Lot 198: A bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva - MING DYNASTY

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Description: Seated on a overlapping lotus base in dhyanasana and wearing long robes, jewelled necklace and a foliate crown over the head, the left hand held in Dhyana Mudra and right hand in Vitarka Mudra 18 3/8'' tall age discolored,tarnished,one finger broken and has tip broken off

Condition Report: age discolored,tarnished,one finger broken and has tip broken off

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A bronze figure of Manjusri Samantabhadra - MING DYNASTY

Lot 199: A bronze figure of Manjusri Samantabhadra - MING DYNASTY

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Description: Wearing long robes and sitting on a donkey on a lotus base with the right hand rested on the knee and left hand on the donkey, wearing foliate crown on the head 15 1/4'' tall discolored & tarnished,one of finger tip broken off,has holes thru metal

Condition Report: discolored & tarnished,one of finger tip broken off,has holes thru metal

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A limestone Buhhda head - TANG DYNASTY

Lot 200: A limestone Buhhda head - TANG DYNASTY

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Description: The soft rounded face with a serene expression,with eyes half-closed under arched eyebrowns,a small nose above pressed ilps and double chin,surmounted by a smooth ushnisha,the stone with traces of white slip.PROVENANCE:Acquired in Paris.1960 Sothebys New York 22 March 2011 Lot 252 8 3/4'' tall (Head) age discolored & chip

Condition Report: age discolored & chip

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A wood figure of Buhhda head - MING DYNASTY

Lot 201: A wood figure of Buhhda head - MING DYNASTY

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Description: Fading and peeling surface, eyes closed, large dangle earlobes and beaded hair. 11 7/8'' tall age discolored & chip & cracked

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A wood figure of bodhisattva - MING DYNASTY

Lot 202: A wood figure of bodhisattva - MING DYNASTY

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Description: Seated in dhyanasana position, wearing oriental clothing and hat. 16'' tall age discolored ,chip one finger missing on right hand,left hand missing

Condition Report: age discolored ,chip one finger missing on right hand,left hand missing

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A marble stone carving of Buhhda  - TANG DYNASTY

Lot 203: A marble stone carving of Buhhda - TANG DYNASTY

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Description: Buddha seated in dhyanasana position, missing head and both arms. Dressed in a religious robe. 10 1/4'' tall discolored, worn,head & arm missing

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A limestone carving - SIX DYNASTIES

Lot 204: A limestone carving - SIX DYNASTIES

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Description: Carved of variety of arms and legs of individuals fused with the stone. 11 1/2''tall including stand age discolored & worn,chip

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A bronze figure of Buddha - JIAJING PERIOD

Lot 205: A bronze figure of Buddha - JIAJING PERIOD

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Description: Seated in dhyanasana position on a double lotus base, wearing ancient robe, beaded hair, large earlobes, eyes closed. Six Chinese characters on the edge of the lotus base. 11 3/4''tall discolored & tarnished,base ate up

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A metal figure of DaMo - SONG-MING DYNASTY

Lot 206: A metal figure of DaMo - SONG-MING DYNASTY

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Description: Metallic surface, seated position, wearing oriented robe, eyes closed. 36 5/8'' tall age discolored,rusted with rust holds

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A metal temple bell - QIANLONG PERIOD

Lot 207: A metal temple bell - QIANLONG PERIOD

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Description: Metallic surface, numerous Chinese writings surrounding the bell, additional design of a flaming dragon and flaming clouds. On the top of the bell there a mythical beast on four. 26'' diam 32 3/4'' tall rusted,tarnished

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A fine metal dragon temple bell - YONGZHENG PERIOD

Lot 208: A fine metal dragon temple bell - YONGZHENG PERIOD

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Description: Metallic surface, numerous Chinese writings surrounding the bell, two mythical beast- head on the top of the bell. 38'' dima 44 1/2'' tall rusted,tarnished

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A wood figure of Buhhda head - SONG-MING DYNASTY

Lot 209: A wood figure of Buhhda head - SONG-MING DYNASTY

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Description: Wooded surface, peeling, eyes closed, large earlobes, wearing elegant hat. 17 3/4'' tall discolored,cracked,finish peeling off

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A stone carving of lion - TANG DYNASTY

Lot 210: A stone carving of lion - TANG DYNASTY

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Description: Seated position, front legs erected, hinded legs bented on a flat stone. Mouth opened with tongue hanging. 5 7/8'' tall discolored,worn,chipped

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A bronze bell - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 211: A bronze bell - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic surface, bell- shaped with patterns of swirls and clouds decorated. The head of the bell contained spherial with square- like designs on each surface. 7'' tall discolored & tarnished

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A carved bronze bottle vase - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 212: A carved bronze bottle vase - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Smooth/ black- even tone, metallic surface, pear- shaped. Imperial design and numerous clouds on the head of the vase. 9'' tall discolored,tarnished,dented

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A bronze Gu-form vase - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 213: A bronze Gu-form vase - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Dark brown tone, metallic surface, two loop handles on each side of the object. Exterior tips on the head of the object. 4 3/16'' diam 6 1/2'' tall age discolored & worn has small chips in top lip

Condition Report: age discolored & worn has small chips in top lip

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A small bronze vase - 17TH CENTURY

Lot 214: A small bronze vase - 17TH CENTURY

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Description: Mud- brown tone, smooth and even, tall and narrow. Contain handles with a ring on each side of the vase. 6 5/8'' tall age discolored & worn

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A carved wood brushpot - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 215: A carved wood brushpot - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Dark- brown tone, decorated with a mountain landscape and numerous Chinese writings. 7 5/8'' diam 5 1/16'' tall hairline crack

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A bamboo-inlaid zitan brushpot (BiTong) - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 216: A bamboo-inlaid zitan brushpot (BiTong) - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Mud- brown tone, garnished with a scenery of a boundler, spring blossoms and spring birds. 7 5/8'' diam 7 1/2'' tall age discolored,worn ,has hair line cracks

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A gilt bronze censer - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 217: A gilt bronze censer - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Golden metallic surface, three legs in a shaped of elephant heads. Twisted handles on the top rim of the censer. 4 9/16'' diam 7 3/4'' tall age discolored,worn,tarnished

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A bronze tripod censer - MING DYNASTY

Lot 218: A bronze tripod censer - MING DYNASTY

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Description: Dark black and brown tone, metallic surface, three legs, decorated with imperial design surrounding the body. Two long and curve handles on the top rim of the censer. 4 5/8'' diam 5 1/2'' tall age discolored,worn,tarnished

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A bronze tripod censer - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 219: A bronze tripod censer - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Mud- like, brown colour, smooth and glazed, three legs, round handles attached to the wide body of the censer. Marked seal on base. 4 3/4''diam 3'' tall age discolored,worn,tarnished

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A bronze censer - XUANDE MARK

Lot 220: A bronze censer - XUANDE MARK

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Description: Dark- brown tone, fading surface, seated on a three legs base. Lion- head handles on each side of the censer. Six Chinese Characters on the base of the censer. 4 3/4'' diam 2 5/8'' tall age discolored,worn,tarnished

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A carved zitan dragon brushpot -

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Description: Pot is a dark brown colour, garnished with two flaming dragons and streaks of clouds. 4 7/8'' diam 5 1/8'' tall age discolored,worn,hairline cracks

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A small carved zitan dragon brushpot

Lot 222: A small carved zitan dragon brushpot

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Description: Dark brown tone, cylinder shaped, carved with design of flaming dragons and numerous sky and clouds. 2 11/16 diam 4 3/8'' tall hairline crack

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A zitan carving of mountain

Lot 223: A zitan carving of mountain

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Description: Mud- like colour carved with a rocky and nature landscape. Two deer resting on a boundler, one on the left and one on the right. 2 3/4''x4 5/8''x 3 1/8'' hair line crack

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A bamboo carving of lion - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 224: A bamboo carving of lion - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Piece carved with a seated lion, dark- brown tone. 3 3/4''x4 5/8''x3 1/8'' hair line crack & holes

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A zitan carving of watercup - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 225: A zitan carving of watercup - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Cloud- like shaped, dark- brown tone, ripples pattern on the side of the item. Five small legs stand on the base of the item. 1 5/16''x3 1/8''x 2 3/8'' hair line crack

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A bronze seal - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 226: A bronze seal - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Dark- brown colour, carved with two turtles, one resting on top of another. Both resting a squaral base. The base is decorated with imperial design. 2''x 2 1/4''x 2 1/4'' age discolored,worn, one corner chipped

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A  bronze peach-form watercup - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 227: A bronze peach-form watercup - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Bronze- brown tone, carved into a traditional fruit. 2 7/8''x5''x5 1/2'' age discolored,worn

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A bronze lotus-form watercup - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 228: A bronze lotus-form watercup - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Bronze- brown tone, metallic surface, carved into a lotus- like object. 1 7/8''x5''x 3 1/2'' age discolored,worn, tarnished

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A bamboo carving of Guanyin - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 229: A bamboo carving of Guanyin - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Smooth surface, amber brown tone, holding with both hands a short staff. Wearing traditional robe. Standing erected on a short base. 9'' tall age discolored,worn, hair line cracks

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A huangyangmu figure of LuoHan - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 230: A huangyangmu figure of LuoHan - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Dark- brown colour, smooth texture, wearing traditional robes and holding a vessel in his right arm. Standing on a wooden base. 9'' tall age discolored

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A huangyangmu figure of Shouxing - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 231: A huangyangmu figure of Shouxing - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Erected posture, light- brown tone wearing oriented robes decorated with very ancient material. Holding a medium size stone in his left hand. Standing on decay log. Additional displaced on the left of the man is a erected bird and displaced on the right is fawn. 10'' tall age discolored,worn & has hair line cracks

Condition Report: age discolored,worn & has hair line cracks

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A zitan RUYI scepter - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 232: A zitan RUYI scepter - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Long, smooth and blackish- brown tone. Staff is carved with kidney- shaped design, two sprouting out of the body and one out of the head. 14'' long age discolored & has hair line cracks

Condition Report: age discolored & has hair line cracks

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A carved silver dragon cup - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 233: A carved silver dragon cup - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic surface, tin silver tone, cup is decorated with a scenery of a village and people performing their daily activities. The handle of the cup is decorated with a dragon. 2 7/8''diam 4 3/4'' tall age discolored,bottle dented

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A carved silver dragon teapot and cover - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 234: A carved silver dragon teapot and cover - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic and dragon- scalelike surface. Center of the pot is garnished with a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl on both faces of the pot. Handle is decorated with ripples. 4 3/4''tall x7 3/4''x4 3/8'' age discolored,worn,handle on lip has been repaired

Condition Report: age discolored,worn,handle on lip has been repaired

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A carved silver cup - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 235: A carved silver cup - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic and bee- hive like surface. Both faces of the pot is dress with dragon in the center pursing a flaming pearl. Handle is decorated with ripples. 2 7/8'' tall age discolored,worn

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A carved silver cup and stand - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 236: A carved silver cup and stand - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic surface, silver even tone, Both faces decorated in the center with a scenery of a small village with houses, farm, boats and trees. Handle decorated with a C- shaped with ripples. The stand is decorated with a scene of individuals, houses and trees. 4'' diam Saucer 3 7/8'' dism cup age discolored

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A carved silver box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 237: A carved silver box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic surface, dark silver tone, cubical shaped decorated with imperial design overall. The front and back of the item is garnished with a dragon. The left and right side of the item is decorated with sea creatures. The cover is also garnished with imperial design and a circular jade structure. 3'' tall x2 1/4''x 2 1/4'' age discolored,worn

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A set of teapot and cups

Lot 238: A set of teapot and cups

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Description: All have a smooth and shiny metallic surface. The teapot on face is decorated with flower blossoms the other face has english writings. Accompanied with three small cups and lotus- like stands. 4 5/8''tall 4 1/4'' diam teapot 2 1/8'' diam cup age discolored & worn

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A carved bronze box and cover - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 239: A carved bronze box and cover - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Bronze- brown colour, metallic surface. The top of the box is garnished with villagers and nature valleys. Inside the box is seperated into three sections. 1 3/16'' tall x5 1/2''x 2 1/4'' age discolored & tarnished

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A bronze tripod ritual food vessel.Ding  - WESTER HAN

Lot 240: A bronze tripod ritual food vessel.Ding - WESTER HAN

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Description: Bronze and decaying surface, adorned with imperial design overall. Has a three leg stand and two N- shaped handles on the top of the censer. 9 1/8''tall 8 1/8'' diam tarnished

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A bronze tripod ritual food vessel.Ding  - SHANG/ZHOU DYNASTY

Lot 241: A bronze tripod ritual food vessel.Ding - SHANG/ZHOU DYNASTY

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Description: Bronze and green tone, with decaying surface and adorned with imperial design. Three legged stand and two N- shaped handles. On the inner rim of the item has small carving. 10 3/4'' tall tarnished & hold in bottom

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A bronze tripod ritual food vessel.Ding  - 17-18TH CENTURY

Lot 242: A bronze tripod ritual food vessel.Ding - 17-18TH CENTURY

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Description: Has a bronze- brown tone, decorated with imperial designs. Item has a three legged stand displaced on a wooden base. N- shaped handles on the top of the censer. 12 1/8'' tall tarnished,legs loose

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Three of soapstone seals - EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Lot 243: Three of soapstone seals - EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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Description: The one on the left has a light- orange soapstone colour, the remaining two has a darker lacquer soapstone colour All garnished with a seated lion. All has a marked seal at their base. 3 3/8''x 3'' x 2 1/8'' Tall age worn

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A soapstone dragon seal(MARK OF WuChangShuo) - EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Lot 244: A soapstone dragon seal(MARK OF WuChangShuo) - EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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Description: A white- light jade tone, carved with a seated dragon. Marked seal at the base of the seal. On the back side of the seal garnished with eight Chinese characters. 2 1/2'' tall age worn

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