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Asian Works of Art

by Doyle New York

Platinum House

435 lots with images

September 16, 2013

Live Auction

175 East 87th Street

New York, NY, 10128 USA

Phone: 212.427.2730

Fax: 212.427.7526

Email: BidLive@DoyleNewYork.com

435 Lots
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Japanese Glazed Pottery Chaire

Lot 1: Japanese Glazed Pottery Chaire

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Description: Japanese Glazed Pottery Chaire 18th/19th Century Of squat globular shape rising to a short neck and gently flared mouth, the neck and shoulder covered in a thick brown glaze with a lighter buff splash, the brown pottery body exposed at the foot, ivory lid. Height 2 1/2 inches. C 

Condition Report: Typical glaze inconsistencies such as scattered iron spots and some pinholes, no chips or repairs. Ivory lid in good condition. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Japanese Pottery Chaire in the Manner of Ninsei

Lot 2: Japanese Pottery Chaire in the Manner of Ninsei

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Description: Japanese Pottery Chaire in the Manner of Ninsei 18th/19th Century Of slender ovoid form tapering to the flat foot and rising to a short neck, the slightly iridescent brown glaze with a dark brown drip at the shoulder terminating just above the foot leaving exposed the buff brown body, ivory lid. Height 3 1/2 inches. Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, December 20, 1980, lot 159 C 

Condition Report: very good condition. Ivory lid with small surface chip under the rim. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Large Japanese Ivory Vase

Lot 3: Large Japanese Ivory Vase

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Description: Large Japanese Ivory Vase Meiji Period, 19th Century Of gently curved cylindrical shape, the exterior deeply carved with a street scene of people in various pursuits, signed, with wood stand. Height 21 1/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Vertical crack through entire piece. Piece is basically in two halves, some surface chips, stand has breakage. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Two Japanese Bronze Flower Vases

Lot 4: Two Japanese Bronze Flower Vases

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Description: Two Japanese Bronze Flower Vases Meiji period, early 20th century Both set on three curved short legs, one cast in relief with the Buddha and boys, the other inlaid in silver with cranes below a moon, one with inset wide rim. Height of tallest 10 1/2 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Both in overall good condition. Some very minor surface scratches around legs. One missing rim insert. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Shoga Shohaku (1730-1781)

Lot 5: Shoga Shohaku (1730-1781)

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Description: Shoga Shohaku (1730-1781) Mounted scroll, Daoist Immortal Zhang Guo-Lau decanting his horse Signed, one seal Ink on paper Image 31 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches Framed C 

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Japanese Komai Covered Vase

Lot 6: Japanese Komai Covered Vase

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Description: Japanese Komai Covered Vase Early 20th century Of globular shape raised on three rounded short feet, the lid with flower form knop, the sides with gold landscapes within shaped roundels alternating with circular phoenix roundels on a scattered leaf ground, the base with a nine character Komai seal. Height 5 1/2 inches. C Estate of Luz Papasian

Condition Report: Wear to sides of knop . Area of rusting along base of sides just above area of gilding where feet are. Gilt wear to interior of lid where meets the body of the vase. Very minor wear to base of feet. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Japanese School

Lot 7: Japanese School

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Description: Japanese School Meiji Period Hanging scroll, death of the Buddha Ink, color and gold on paper Image 67 x 52 inches C 

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Fujimoto Tesseki

Lot 8: Fujimoto Tesseki

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Description: Fujimoto Tesseki Book of ten floral and landscape paintings and two inscription pages Ink and color on silk, sealed Size of each painting 2 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches C 

Condition Report: paintings in good condition. Silk book covers are stained and worn. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907)

Lot 9: Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907)

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Description: Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907) Book of ten landscape paintings and an inscription page Ink on paper, sealed Size of each painting 8 1/4 x 12 inches C 

Condition Report: Paintings in overall very good condition. Some faint and light stains to mounting. Silk covers worn at the edges with some fraying. Exterior fold over box faded with wear. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Japanese Gold Inlaid Iron Panel

Lot 10: Japanese Gold Inlaid Iron Panel

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Description: Japanese Gold Inlaid Iron Panel Meiji Period Of square shape, worked in relief with a single bird of prey with a gold eye looking upward perched on a rocky outcropping, signed upper right with seal, wood frame. Height 38 1/2 inches, width 38 1/2 inches. C Sold by the Estate of Paul J. Curtis to Benefit the American Mime Theatre

Condition Report: Two top corners are cut on panel, wood frame has shrinkage, light staining. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Ko-Jo Koka

Lot 11: Ko-Jo Koka

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Description: Ko-Jo Koka Heian Period Hanging scroll, poem Ink on paper Image 6 x 3 3/4 inches C 

Condition Report: Wear and light toning to paper with some light paper rubbing. Mounting in good condition. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Japanese Silk Textile

Lot 12: Japanese Silk Textile

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Description: Japanese Silk Textile Early 20th century Embroidered with deer, birds and monkeys amid blossoming pine, prunus and bamboo Image 28 x 20 1/2 inches Framed C Estate of Virginia McAdoo Toedter

Condition Report: very light stain to upper left corner approximately 1 inch diameter. colors somewhat evenly faded. Not examined out of frame. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Japanese School

Lot 13: Japanese School

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Description: Japanese School Meiji Period Buddha Ink and color on silk Image 54 x 30 inches Framed C 

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Japanese School

Lot 14: Japanese School

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Description: Japanese School 19th Century Eighteen armed Buddha, seated on a lotus throne above two attending guards wading in water, each hand holding a different attribute, two apsara flying above Image 29 x 13 inches. Framed C 

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Japanese Wakizashi

Lot 15: Japanese Wakizashi

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Description: Japanese Wakizashi Midare hamon Signed, gold inlaid bronze tsuba and fittings Blade length 17 inches. C 

Condition Report: Blade at tip has a very shallow chip to one side. A few scattered areas of pitting in the blade. Area of tang around signature has rusting. Lacquer sheath has wear. Fittings are from different sets. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Japanese Celadon Glazed Porcelain Vase

Lot 16: Japanese Celadon Glazed Porcelain Vase

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Description: Japanese Celadon Glazed Porcelain Vase Signed Suwa Sozan (1851-1922) Of shouldered shape tapering to the foot and rising to a short neck and rolled rim, the sides with five slip decorated flying white cranes all on a celadon green ground, base incised under the glaze with inscription. Height 11 inches. C 

Condition Report: Excellent condition. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Korean Pottery Vase

Lot 17: Korean Pottery Vase

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Description: Korean Pottery Vase Three Kingdoms Period The globular body raised on high foot with rectangular apertures, incised on the body and tall neck with wavy line bands, a greenish brown glaze over the neck and shoulder terminating above the foot. Height 12 1/2 inches. C Property from a Private New York Collection

Condition Report: Chip to rim. Vase leans to one side. Kiln adhesion and and small chip out of body. Small chips to foot rim. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Korean School Choson Dynasty, 19th Century, Eight panel screen

Lot 18: Korean School Choson Dynasty, 19th Century, Eight panel screen

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Description: Korean School Choson Dynasty, 19th Century Eight panel screen, each panel depicting mythical figures and sages in landscapes, inscribed, sealed, later mounted Ink and color on paper Height 36 inches, width overall 122 inches, each painting 22 x 11 inches C Property from a Private New York Collection

Condition Report: Surface scratches to each panel and overall toning. One panel (third from left) has a square area that is lighter mid way down on the left side. Brass mountings have lost some nails. No tears to paper. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Korean School  Koryo Dynasty Hunting Scene, three panels from a screen

Lot 19: Korean School Koryo Dynasty Hunting Scene, three panels from a screen

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Description: Korean School Koryo Dynasty Hunting Scene, three panels from a screen Signed Ink and color on paper Image 37 x 53 inches Framed C 

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Korean Eight-Panel Screen

Lot 20: Korean Eight-Panel Screen

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Description: Korean Eight-Panel Screen Choson Dynasty Each panel depicting a bird and flower scene, set in a later mounting Ink and color on paper Height overall 69 inches, width 214 inches, each image 37 x 16 inches C 

Condition Report: Surface scratches to each panel. Lotus panel third from left has a vertical drip stain. Far right panel has stain on center right and above cranes heads. Mounting punctured to right of right hand panel, not affecting the image. Every panel is toned with light staining. Mounting is frayed at the joints and silk is faded. Metal brackets on the frame are loose. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Korean Mother of Pearl Inlaid Red Lacquered Chest on Chest

Lot 21: Korean Mother of Pearl Inlaid Red Lacquered Chest on Chest

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Description: Korean Mother of Pearl Inlaid Red Lacquered Chest on Chest 19th Century Of rectangular shape the two sections with double doors, inlaid overall with mother of pearl figures in a landscape, bronze mounts, set on a later bracket stand. Height 53 inches, width 28 inches, depth 15 inches. C Estate of Luz Papasian

Condition Report: Extensive lacquer buckling, cracks and wear with scattered areas of old restoration. Mother of pearl loss. Staining. Some fittings are missing pins so are loose. The piece is actually two cabinets just stacked. There is an inlaid design on the top of each cabinet but only one stand. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Korean White Glazed Vase

Lot 22: Korean White Glazed Vase

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Description: Korean White Glazed Vase 19th Century Of squat ovoid form, rising to a flared neck, covered overall in a thick grayish white glaze. Height 10 1/2 inches. C Property from a Private New York Collection

Condition Report: Typical kiln grit to base of foot rim. Fine wide crackle to an area above the foot on lower part of body. Small burst bubble to rim. Light surface wear to interior of mouth rim. Glaze gap 1/4 inch approximately under the mouth rim. Scattered iron spots Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Korean Inlaid Celadon Bowl

Lot 23: Korean Inlaid Celadon Bowl

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Description: Korean Inlaid Celadon Bowl Koryo Dynasty Decorated on the interior with white slip stylized flowers and cloud collar borders, all on a gray green ground. Diameter 5 1/4 inches. C The Mechlin Moore Collection

Condition Report: One shallow chip to rim that has been repaired. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Indian School

Lot 24: Indian School

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Description: Indian School 19th/20th Century Kalighat painting of Ganesh Depicted seated on a raised plinth above a rat, the four arms holding different attributes, dressed in a long dhoti, necklaces, armbands, anklets and a crown Ink and color on paper Image 16 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches Framed For a comparable image, with metal paint, see: "Kalighat Paintings from the Victoria and Albert Museum and Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata" edited by Suhashini Sinha and Professor C. Panda, V&A Publishing, 2011, Cat. No 3, "Ganesha" C 

Condition Report: Vertical creases to top margin and to bottom margin in left corner. Overall toned. Tear to right side of paper and to top left corner of paper approximately 1 inch diameter. Looks like tape residue on top left margin. None of the above interferes with the actual image. Small stain on belly of rat. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Indian School

Lot 25: Indian School

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Description: Indian School Jain, 19th Century Parsvanatha seated under a cobra canopy flanked by two attendants Ink and color on paper Image 18 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches C 

Condition Report: Small vertical drip stain on top margin extending into image approximately 3 inches. Lower left hand margin with a vertical stain approximately 4 inches long. Bottom margin with an oval water stain approximately 2 inches diameter. Reverse board with stains. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Indian Gold Inlaid Iron Ceremonial Dagger

Lot 26: Indian Gold Inlaid Iron Ceremonial Dagger

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Description: Indian Gold Inlaid Iron Ceremonial Dagger The curved shape with shaped medallions of floral motifs surrounding a central character on the handle, repeated on the sheath. Length 13 inches. C 

Condition Report: Some scattered light areas of surface rust. Overall good condition. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Indian School; Together with Jaipur School

Lot 27: Indian School; Together with Jaipur School

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Description: Indian School 19th/20th Century Prince in a red robe Ink, color and gold on paper Image 5 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches; Together with Jaipur School Female Ink and color on paper Image 12 1/2 x 9 inches C 

Condition Report: Figure in the red robe- Image is in very good condition. Some light soiling to margin and reverse. Female-Water damage to lower margin into painting and sides. Pigment loss to hand and face. Tears to edge of paper. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Northern Indian Red Sandstone Head of Parvati

Lot 28: Northern Indian Red Sandstone Head of Parvati

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Description: Northern Indian Red Sandstone Head of Parvati 11th/12th Century Facing slightly left, the face carved with almond shaped eyes above full lips and gently curved eyebrows, the earlobes pierced with loop earrings all below the hair gathered up in a beaded headdress. Height 11 inches. Provenance: Purchased by current owner from Mohenjo-Daro, New Delhi, India, 23rd February 1955 C 

Condition Report: Earring on left ear has a break. Face in good condition, no repairs. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Indian Bidri Ware Huqqa Base

Lot 29: Indian Bidri Ware Huqqa Base

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Description: Indian Bidri Ware Huqqa Base Second half of the 18th century The bell shaped form on a splayed foot, heavily inlaid with floral and abstract motifs, vases with flowers stand on trays around the body between bands of scrolling and abstract blossoms, all below bouquets of flowers and rows of chevrons and lotus petals at the top. Height 6 3/4 inches. For the dating of bell shaped huqqas see Mark Zebrowski: Gold, Silver and Bronze from Mughal India, Alexandria Press, 1997, pages 236 & 240 C 

Condition Report: Small silver repair to rim approximately 1/ 8 inch diameter. Surface wear to base as expected. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Group of Six Indian Paintings

Lot 30: Group of Six Indian Paintings

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Description: Group of Six Indian Paintings 18th-20th Centuries Including three portraits of princes, a colored drawing of an elephant, a portrait of a woman and servant in a garden, a figure of Krishna, all framed. Largest image 14 x 10 1/2 inches. C Sold by the Estate of Paul J. Curtis to Benefit the American Mime Theatre

Condition Report: Elephant- Stained. Worm holes. Vertical and horizontal center creases. Prince on white horse in landscape- scattered small soiling spots overall. wear to paper. Overall lightly toned. Krishna and female- series of puncture holes at center of top margin, at corners and around border. Upper right corner torn off. Scattered small areas of pigment loss. Prince on white horse with attendants- Small areas of soiling mostly along top half. A few very minor areas of pigment loss. Figure with bow and arrow- Extensive wear and worm holes to margin. Painting with overall toning area of wear along border on right side. Small areas of pigment loss throughout. Female and attendant- Areas of pigment wear along border and along inner border around image. areas of wear to grassy area and sky of image. NONE have been examined out of frame. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Sri Lankan Ivory Figure of a Monarch

Lot 31: Sri Lankan Ivory Figure of a Monarch

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Description: Sri Lankan Ivory Figure of a Monarch Kandyan Period, 18th Century Carved in the round standing on a plain square plinth, dressed in a long skirt with pleats to the front and sides and secured at the waist with a beaded sash, the bare chest adorned with beaded necklaces, arm bands and bracelets, the serene face between circular earrings and framed by an elaborate peaked hat with rows of beading at the front flowing down over the shoulders. Height 6 7/8 inches. Provenance: Sothebys.com, May 27th, 2002 C Estate of John Klebanoff

Condition Report: Minor vertical age cracks, the most prominent one going through the chest as can be seen in the images. The reverse side has traces of raised folding on the skirt as is on the front of the item but it is flush to the body. Back side is slightly more yellowed than the front. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Gandharan Gray Schist Relief of Buddha

Lot 32: Gandharan Gray Schist Relief of Buddha

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Description: Gandharan Gray Schist Relief of Buddha 2nd/3rd Century The rectangular form deeply carved on one side with the Buddha to the left and two attendants below arches, divided by pillars. Height 5 1/4 inches, width 13 3/4 inches. Provenance: Private Collection, Japan, 1985; Christie's, New York, September 13, 2011, lot 206 C Estate of John Klebanoff

Condition Report: Some wear and old surface chips to edges and sides. The three figures in generally good condition, only the figure on the right side has a chip to his raised hand. Pillar on left side has chip to top surface. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Indian Inlaid Iron Shield

Lot 33: Indian Inlaid Iron Shield

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Description: Indian Inlaid Iron Shield 19th /20th Century The domed circular form worked on the exterior with four knops within a rope twist border amid a blossoming floral band at the rim, all on a ground of scrolling leafy stems, the interior with four rings and a cotton inner mat. Diameter 14 inches. C Estate of John Klebanoff

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Pair of Indian White Marble Lions

Lot 34: Pair of Indian White Marble Lions

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Description: Pair of Indian White Marble Lions Each resting on a rectangular base, the heads turned under long manes, with one front paw resting on an upturned tablet. Height 18 inches. C 

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Nepalese Gilt-Bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara

Lot 34A: Nepalese Gilt-Bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara

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Description: Nepalese Gilt-Bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara 19th Century Standing dressed in a long dhoti incised with foliate scrolling and tied with a jeweled sash at the waist, with further jeweled necklaces and armbands the serene face between pendulant earlobes with foliate form earrings, the hair gathered behind a peaked foliate crown, the right hand raised in abhayamudra and the left in varadamudra. Height 13 3/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Areas of gilt wear. A few of the inset stone's in earrings, crown and necklaces are missing. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Sino-Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Tara

Lot 35: Sino-Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Tara

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Description: Sino-Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Tara Wanli Mark and of the Period Seated on a lotus thrown with the left hand lowered in abhaya mudra, the right hand raised and holding a blossoming lotus stem, dressed in long layered robes secured by a sash at the waist and covering the shoulders, with necklaces and bracelets, the hair gathered up below a foliate crown. Height 3 3/4 inches. Provenance: Purchased by current owner from C. T. Loo, Hong Kong, April 1984 C 

Condition Report: Light gilt wear, more gilt wear to the back side, some shallow denting to the back side, the piece has been filled later with a heavy material, possibly stone. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Tibetan School

Lot 36: Tibetan School

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Description: Tibetan School 20th Century Hanging scroll, calligraphic inscription Ink on paper Image 43 x 8 inches C Property from a Private New York Collection

Condition Report: minor horizontal creasing. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Mongolian Gilt-Bronze Figure of Buddha

Lot 37: Mongolian Gilt-Bronze Figure of Buddha

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Description: Mongolian Gilt-Bronze Figure of Buddha Probably 18th century Seated in dhyanasana on a circular lotus throne, holding an alms bowl in the left hand and a faceted bead in the right hand, dressed in a long robe secured over the right shoulder, the face with a meditative downcast expression between pendulant earlobes and below tightly curled hair and a domed ushnisa. Height 8 inches. C 

Condition Report: Areas of gilt wear, traces of blue pigment in hair, aperture behind figure where mandorla would have fit in. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Inner Mongolian Presentation Sword

Lot 38: Inner Mongolian Presentation Sword

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Description: Inner Mongolian Presentation Sword Late 19th century The ivory cresent shape mounted with silver worked in relief with stylized scrolling and inset with coral, turquoise and jade and set with a dragon form finial, with wood stand. Length 33 1/2 inches. C 

Condition Report: Overall good condition, ivory somewhat yellowed with age. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Group of Four Chinese and Tibetan Bronzes

Lot 39: Group of Four Chinese and Tibetan Bronzes

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Description: Group of Four Chinese and Tibetan Bronzes 18th century and later Comprising a seated gilt Buddha; a gilt six-armed Tara; a seated monk; and a standing deity. Height of Buddha 4 1/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Gilt seated Buddha- gilt wear, a small casting fault to underside of hand in lap, small casting cracks around base. Standing figure- good condition. Seated mon-overall wear, minor casing inconsistencies along base edge. Seated Tara- gilt wear. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Figure of Virupa

Lot 40: Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Figure of Virupa

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Description: Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Figure of Virupa 18th/19th Century Seated on a lotus base, the hands held in a teaching pose, dressed in a short dhoti and floral garlands around the neck, the hair gathered into a topknot with strands cascading over the shoulders behind a floral crown, an inscription incised around the entire foot of the base. Height 4 1/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Eyes and interior of rosettes are silver. Some light wear to face with small scratches and minor gilt loss. Small scattered pinholes on body from casting. Minor surface dents and scratches mostly along base rim. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Inner Mongolian Parcel Gilt-Bronze of Vajrapani

Lot 41: Inner Mongolian Parcel Gilt-Bronze of Vajrapani

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Description: Inner Mongolian Parcel Gilt-Bronze of Vajrapani 18th Century Standing in "warrior's pose", pratyalidhasana, on the back of a roaring tiger, holding a raised vajra in his right hand and a pasha in his left, wearing a gold tiger skin and snake over his ample belly, a scarf, armlets, bracelets, necklace and anklets, his flaming hair behind a diadem of five human skulls above his face grimacing in anger with popping eyes, fangs and curly beard. Height 9 1/4 inches. For a similar gilt-bronze figure where the animal is standing on a "simple lotus base", see "Buddha in the Yurt: Buddhist Art from Mongolia", Carmen Meinert (Ed.), Hirmer Publishers Munich, 2011, Vol 1, Cat. 22, "Protective Deity (Pehar?)". C 

Condition Report: Generally very good condition. Some light gilt wear to tiger skin. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Chinese Painted Black Pottery Figure of an Animal

Lot 42: Chinese Painted Black Pottery Figure of an Animal

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Description: Chinese Painted Black Pottery Figure of an Animal Han Dynasty Style The powerful figure posed standing with a squared snout and alert ears, traces of red on the head. Length 9 3/4 inches. C Estate of Luz Papasian

Condition Report: scattered areas of shallow surface chips, edges around ears with minute chips, legs cut down. Traces of red pigment. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Chinese Painted Pottery Figure of a Ram

Lot 43: Chinese Painted Pottery Figure of a Ram

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Description: Chinese Painted Pottery Figure of a Ram Han Dynasty Style Posed in recumbent form, the head raised, the horns and ears painted in red the hooves with traces of black pigment, fitted wood stand. Length 10 inches. C Estate of Luz Papasian

Condition Report: Horizontal crack through back right leg. Crack under right fore leg where meets base. Repaired chip on left front corner of base and middle left side of base. Overall pigment wear and loss. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Chinese Black Pottery Bell

Lot 44: Chinese Black Pottery Bell

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Description: Chinese Black Pottery Bell Han Dynasty With rounded sides, worked with three registers of raised knops to either side of a vertical panel below a loop handle within a double animal form base, traces of red and white pigment. Height 10 inches. C Estate of Luz Papasian

Condition Report: Traces of red and white pigment. Minor chips to pointed ends of base edge. Bottom edge does have a drill hole from a previous testing. We do not have the results of that test.. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Eight Chinese Painted Black Pottery Dancing Figures

Lot 45: Eight Chinese Painted Black Pottery Dancing Figures

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Description: Eight Chinese Painted Black Pottery Dancing Figures Han Dynasty Style Two large and six small figures all in different poses with hands raised and bodies swaying, traces of red pigment. Height of largest 3 inches. C Estate of Luz Papasian

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Chinese Pottery Burial Urn

Lot 46: Chinese Pottery Burial Urn

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Description: Chinese Pottery Burial Urn Song Dynasty The plain ovoid body incised with vertical bands, the molded shoulder and lid with horizontal registers of figures and a dragon all below a flaming pearl finial on the peaked lid. Height 16 inches. C Estate of Luz Papasian

Condition Report: Three figures broken off. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Chinese Buff Glazed Pottery Vase

Lot 47: Chinese Buff Glazed Pottery Vase

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Description: Chinese Buff Glazed Pottery Vase Tang Dynasty Style The ovoid shouldered form rising to a short neck and rolled rim, glazed in a finely crackled creamy buff glaze. Height 5 1/4 inches. C Estate of Luz Papasian

Condition Report: Glaze somewhat discolored in areas. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Chinese Sancai Glazed Horse and Rider

Lot 48: Chinese Sancai Glazed Horse and Rider

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Description: Chinese Sancai Glazed Horse and Rider Tang Dynasty The chestnut horse with a cream glazed head raised and turned slightly to the left, modeled standing four-square on a rectangular unglazed base, the rider with arms raised as if to hold reins, dressed in a long green and chestnut tunic and tall headdress, the face and headdress pigment painted in red and black, the saddle blanket with a spotted design below, unglazed saddle. Height 17 1/4 inches. Provenance: Mannheim Collection C 

Condition Report: Extensive restoration to horses legs, riders legs and waist with restoration, chest of hose restored, tips of horses ears and tail restored, neck or rider broken and restored. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Chinese Yingqing Covered Funerary Jar

Lot 49: Chinese Yingqing Covered Funerary Jar

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Description: Chinese Yingqing Covered Funerary Jar Late Tang Dynasty Of ovoid shape rising to a cylindrical tall neck and bulbous mouth, the body with applied figural medallions above a pie crust border, the neck with an applied dragon and various animals below two loop handles at the mouth, glazed overall in a light celadon green terminating at the pie crust band above the foot, the conical form lid with bird form finial. Height 18 3/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Lid with extensive repair to the edge, overall glaze wear with scattered iron spots and fine crackling. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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