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Auction Description for Wichita Auctioneers: Fine Chinese Works of Art
Viewing Notes:
Preview December 6, 7 & 8 from 10am-5pm, 22 W 38 St 4th Floor, New York, New York.

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 spinach jade cup

Lot 392B: A spinach jade cup

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Description: Spinach- green jade tone with streaks of black stains. 2 1/2''tall 2 3/4'' diam natural inclusions

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A white jade carving a boy

Lot 393A: A white jade carving a boy

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Description: White jade even tone, carving of a young boy holding a large fish. 2''x1'' age discolored

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A small white jade waterpot  - QIANLONG MARK

Lot 393B: A small white jade waterpot - QIANLONG MARK

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Description: White jade even tone , carving of circular shaped decorated with small orange beads surrounded by medium blue beads. Displaced on a wooden stand. 2 1/4'' X 1'' age discolored

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A pair large Chinese ivory pagoda vases - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 394: A pair large Chinese ivory pagoda vases - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: each of octagonal form, the octagonal baluster vases with strap handles and dragon head ornaments topped by a galleried pavilion enclosing a seated figure of an emperor, the pavilion with four support posts and lattice work panels beneath a tiled pagoda-style roof and a double gourd finial, the panels of the vases with carved and etched decoration of flowers, dragons, phoenix birds and stylized characters, wooden stands,70''H 81 1/2''with stand 70 '' tall 81 1/2'' tall with stand age cracks

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A carved ivory pagoda tower - LATE 19 TH CENTURY

Lot 395: A carved ivory pagoda tower - LATE 19 TH CENTURY

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Description: Surmounted by a finial with chains ,each roof with bells to the corners,above a stepped spreading base ,on a wooden octagonal base,the ivory pagoda:84'' H the stand 16'' H 84'' tall stand:18'' tall age hairline cracks & loses

Condition Report: age hairline cracks & loses

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A painted pottery figure of a court lady - TANG DYNASTY

Lot 396: A painted pottery figure of a court lady - TANG DYNASTY

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Description: Well modeled standing with body swayed to the right, dressed in long robes gracefully draped over her shoulders and falling to her feet partially covering the tips of her curled shoes, her hair pulled up into a cresent-shaped coiffure above her face with pleasant expression and rosy cheeks. 13 1/4'' tall age discolored worn,chipped

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A hornhill carving  - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 397: A hornhill carving - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Erected figure of a court lady in a mannery posture, light brown tone with age discolored surface. Blushing on the cheeks. appro 9'' long 7'' tall with stand age discolored & discolored

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A horn carving

Lot 397B: A horn carving

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Description: Well continuously carved to the exterior with various scenes,one of which depicting a landscape of some scholars and attendants.

Condition Report: age discolored and chips

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A fire gilt copper repousse Naga - TIBET 16TH CENTURY

Lot 398: A fire gilt copper repousse Naga - TIBET 16TH CENTURY

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Description: Golden colour of a Naga attached to a crystal glass border and stand 3/4'' x 1 5/8'' age discolored

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A gilt -copper dragon stem bowl and cover

Lot 399: A gilt -copper dragon stem bowl and cover

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Description: Copper- golden colour, bowl, cover and stand are decorated with flaming dragons pursuing flaming pearls attached is also a number of green, blue and red pearls. Large ruby colour pearl on top of the cover. Sticker on the inside of the cover. saucer:8'' diam bowl: 6''x 6 5/8'' age discolored,worn, scratch,tarnished

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A huangYangMu figure of LuoHan - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 400: A huangYangMu figure of LuoHan - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Mud- brown colour, carving of a LuoHan surrounded by his valuables and resting on a wooden base 3 7/8'' x 7 3/4'' x 4'' age hairline cracks

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A horn carving of tower

Lot 401A: A horn carving of tower

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Description: Erected tower of rhino's horn, dark orange amber tone, tower contain designs of lions, dragon's heads and imperial designs. The base of the tower is silver colored with a circular imperial design. . 6 7/8'' x 3'' x 3'' metal base dented on bottle,age discolored

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A set of bronze dragon bell with wood stand - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 401B: A set of bronze dragon bell with wood stand - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: The bronze bell cast with a twin dragon loop handle, decorated with bands of dragons and auspicious beasts in stylized waves, da ming xuan de nian zao and wan gu liu fang inscribed to the body; supported on a carved wood stand, with a matching wooden gong. 14 1/2'' 9 3/4'' Discolored, cracks in stand.

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A cloisonne enameled dish - EARLY OF MING DYNASTY

Lot 402: A cloisonne enameled dish - EARLY OF MING DYNASTY

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Description: Circular shaped, decorated with a imperial design in the interior of the bowl surrounded by six flowers and border of small lotus leaves. The base of the bowl is sea- green colour. Diam: 9 3/4 in, H: 30 in. 5 5/8'' x 3/4'' age discolored & worn

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A silver enamel basket and cover - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 403: A silver enamel basket and cover - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Circular shaped, decorated with a imperial design in the interior of the bowl surrounded by six flowers and border of small lotus leaves. The base of the bowl is sea- green colour. 3 1/2'' x 3 1/3'' x 3 1/16'' age discolored,worn,edges chipped

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A Chinese mother of pearl figural plaque with stand - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 404: A Chinese mother of pearl figural plaque with stand - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Plaquel is irregular shaped and vanillla- white tone, carving of a small open and crowded village. Displaced on a imperial wooden stand. 13'' tall with stand 9'' wide age discolored & edges chipped

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A Chinese mother of pearl figural plaque - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 405: A Chinese mother of pearl figural plaque - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Plaque is irregular shaped with a dark vanillla- white tone. Carving of a small busy village. Sticker on the back of the plaque. 8 3/8'' x 9 3/8'' age discolored & edges chipped

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A carved turquoise beauty and stand - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 406: A carved turquoise beauty and stand - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Beauty is sea- green turquoise colour, figure is erected with left hand holding her hand and right hand on her left leg. Displayed on a pink crystal stand. 6 7/8'' tall with stand natural inclusions & hairline cracks

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A fire gilt copper repousse ritual mandala - MONGOLIAN 18TH CENTURY

Lot 407: A fire gilt copper repousse ritual mandala - MONGOLIAN 18TH CENTURY

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Description: The richly gilt mandala has on its surface the raised 'astamangala' the auspicious or good luck emblems of Buddhism,surrounded by roiling waves quartered by the rise of the mountains of the four corners of the universe.the sides of the mandala which is used in rituals are decorated with finely worked lotus petals which sypport the mandala,a suspension loop to the top. 6 1/4'' diam x 1 1/16'' age discolored,tarnished,dented worn

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A Canton enamel box and cover - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 408: A Canton enamel box and cover - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Body of the box decorated with daily activities of villagers. Border of the box is garnished with flowers. The base of the box is decorated with a blue flower blossom on the center. ' 4 3/8'' x 3 3/4'' x 3 1/4'' age discolored ,worn

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A cinnabar lacquer lobed box and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 409: A cinnabar lacquer lobed box and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: The cover of the box is garnished with large flower blossoms. The body of the box is decorated with imperial design. The base of the box has a black background with six red colour Chinese characters at the center. Overall tone of the item is red lacquer. 2 1/4'' x 5 7/8'' x 5 7/8'' age discolored & hairline cracks

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A jade inlaid wood box - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 410: A jade inlaid wood box - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Rectangular shaped box, wooden surface, dark- brown colour. The cover of the box is decorated with three pieces of jade in a triangular postion. The one on the top is a white jade even tone, and the two on the botton is a spinach green jade tone. The lock on the box is dressed as a symmetrical flower. 2 1/2'' x 6 7/8'' x 4 1/4'' latch tarnished

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A Tang style gilt- silver dish

Lot 411: A Tang style gilt- silver dish

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Description: Metallic surface, interior of the dish is decorated with a golden gilt lion. On the rim of the dish decorated six golden gilt flower blossoms. On the base of the dish adorned the reflection of the lion and flower blossoms in silver. 7 5/8'' x 1'' tarnished and dented

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Tang style gilt- silver stem bowl

Lot 412: Tang style gilt- silver stem bowl

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Description: Metallic surface with overall silver colour. Interior of the bowl adorned with a golden gilt dragon pursuing a flaming pearl surrounded by rolling waves. 4 7/8'' x 2 5/8'' tarnished and dented

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A carved silver box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 413: A carved silver box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic surface with a shiny silver tone. Overall item is decorated with flower blossoms. 1 7/16'' x 2 3/8'' age discolored

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A carved silver box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 414: A carved silver box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic surface with a shiny silver tone. The cover is garnished with a large ram surrounded by flowers and waves. The body of the box is decorated with flower blossoms. The base of the box has two small Chinese characters. 1 3/8'' x 2 1/4'' age discolored

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A carved silver-gilt box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 415: A carved silver-gilt box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic surface with a shiny silver tone. The cover is garnished with a large ram surrounded by flowers and waves. The body of the box is decorated with flower blossoms. The base of the box has two small Chinese characters. 2'' x 2 3/16'' age discolored

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A ritual coach shell - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 416: A ritual coach shell - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Metallic surface decorated with pieces of red and green pearls. The body of the conch shell is garnished with a crack- like turquoise colour surface. 6'' long tarnished and dented,cracks

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A soapstone carving of Shouxing - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 417: A soapstone carving of Shouxing - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Dark peach- like colour, carving of a Shouxing in a resting position holding a large lotus blossom. The stand supporting the figure is crystal- like material. 7 3/4'' x 6 3/8'' age discolored & natural cracks

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A soapstone ink box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 418: A soapstone ink box and cover - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: The cover of the box is garnished with a bat with its wings spread out. Inside the box is the outline of the bat and in the center is a round section with red colour. 1 3/8'' x 5 3/4'' x 3 1/4'' age discolored & natural inclusions, cracks

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A bronze mirror - HAN DYNASTY

Lot 419: A bronze mirror - HAN DYNASTY

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Description: Metallic suface with age discolored, spherical shaped with a star- liked design in the center of the back mirror. The mirror itself is mainly covered with a rusting green substance. 4" diam tarnished ,rusted

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A gilt-bronze circular mirror

Lot 420: A gilt-bronze circular mirror

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Description: Overall metallic surface with age discolored, with golden gilt design, spherical shaped with a celestial design in the center of the back mirror. The mirror itself is mainly covered with a rusting substance. 5'' diam tarnished,discolored

Condition Report: tarnished,discolored

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A silver inlaid bronze belt-hook - WARRING STATE PERIOD

Lot 421: A silver inlaid bronze belt-hook - WARRING STATE PERIOD

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Description: Bronze- brown colour covering with a rusting green substance. Carving of a dragon. 4 7/8'' long tarnished &discolored

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A small gilted sword

Lot 422: A small gilted sword

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Description: Bronze- brown colour covering with a rusting green substance. Carving of a dragon. 16'' long tarnished &discolored

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A yixing brush washer - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 423: A yixing brush washer - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Mud- brown tone in the exterior of the washer with bamboo- like designs. The interior is seperated into three sections, two of them are spinach- green colour. There is also a sticker inside one of the sections. Marked seal on the base of the washer. 2 1/8'' x4 7/8'' x 3 9/16'' age discolored

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A yixing brushpot BITong - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 424: A yixing brushpot BITong - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Brushpot is dark- brown colour in a rhombus shaped. Two sides of the pot are decorated with leaves and the remaining two sides are decorated with Chinese writing. The base has a marked seal. 4 1/2'' tall age discolored

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A green glazed yixing teapot and cover - 18-19TH CENTURY

Lot 425: A green glazed yixing teapot and cover - 18-19TH CENTURY

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Description: Green glazed overall, cubical shapedm three of the side are garnsihed with flowers and the remaining one side is decorated with Chinese writing. A medium size figure imprinted on the base of the pot. 7 1/2'' tall age discolored ,worn,inside lip of lid broken off

Condition Report: age discolored ,worn,inside lip of lid broken off

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A yixing teapot and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 426: A yixing teapot and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Smooth and dark- brown tone. One side of the pot is garnished with Chinese writing, the other side is garnished with a paradise setting. A C- shaped handle is attached. 6 1/4'' tall discolored

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A yixing teapot and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 427: A yixing teapot and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Smooth and carmel- brown tone. One side of the pot is garnished with Chinese writing. A C- shaped handle is attached. A circular seal with numerous Chinese characters imprinted on the base of the pot. 3 5/8'' tall discolored

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A yixing teapot and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 428: A yixing teapot and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Smooth and dark- brown tone. A C- shaped handle is attached. On the base of the pot is a marked seal with numerous Chinese writings surrounding the seal. 3'' tall discolored

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A yixing teapot and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Lot 429: A yixing teapot and cover - REPUBLIC PERIOD

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Description: Smooth and dark- brown tone. Both sided of the pot is garnished with a flower blossom. A C- shaped handle is attached. Marked seal on the base of the pot. 5 1/4'' tall discolored

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A yixing tea jar and cover - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 430: A yixing tea jar and cover - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Jar has a dark- brown tone. Garnished with flower blossoms on the body of the jar. On the rim of the jar decorated with a patern of swirling waves. The interior of the cover and exterior of the jar's base has the numbers "2711" writing in red colour. 5 7/8'' tall age discolored

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A ivory and red coral branch - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 431: A ivory and red coral branch - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: The tip of the coral is red- orange colour. The body of the branch is vanilla white decorated with orange dots. 14'' long age discolored ,hairline cracks

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A carved TanXiangMu card holder - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 432: A carved TanXiangMu card holder - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Cardholder is dark- orange colour decorated with a small busy village overall. 4 1/4'' x 2 11/16'' x 1/2'' age discolored

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A carved bamboo wrist rest - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 433: A carved bamboo wrist rest - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Dark- brown tone overall, carving of Chinese writings and a flower blossom on the front of the wrist rest. 9 5/8'' x 3'' a tiny chip in edge

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A carved bamboo wrist rest - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 434: A carved bamboo wrist rest - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Dark- brown tone overall, carving of Chinese writings and a flower blossom on the front of the wrist rest. Signatures on the back of the rest. 9 1/2'' x 2 1/4'' tiny chip in edge,age worn

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A duan inkstone and box - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 435: A duan inkstone and box - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Dark- brown tone overall, carving of Chinese writings and a flower blossom on the front of the wrist rest. Signatures on the back of the rest. 7 1/8'' x 5'' worn box finish ,age discolored

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A duan inkstone and box - 19TH CENTURY

Lot 436: A duan inkstone and box - 19TH CENTURY

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Description: Solid dark- brown tone overall, decorated with a flaming dragonsurrounded by clouds and the sun. 7"X 5 1/8" worn box finish ,age discolored

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A duan inkstone and box - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 437: A duan inkstone and box - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Solid dark- brown tone overall, decorated waves and clouds. 8" x 5 1/4"; worn box finish ,age discolored

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A pair of bronze figural candlesticks - 18TH CENTURY

Lot 438: A pair of bronze figural candlesticks - 18TH CENTURY

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Description: Two similar erected figures reflection of each over, supporting another small figure on the top of their head. Overall figures are displaced by a imperial design stand. On the body of the figure are decorated with tiny red and green pearls. 19 1/4" tall; tall age discolored,candle nail reattcched

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