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Auction Description for Doyle New York: Asian Works of Art
Viewing Notes:
Friday, March 14, 10am-5pm Saturday, March 15, 10am-5pm Sunday, March 16, Noon-5pm

Asian Works of Art

by Doyle New York

Platinum House

295 lots with images

March 17, 2014

Live Auction

175 East 87th Street

New York, NY, 10128 USA

Phone: 212.427.2730

Fax: 212.427.7526

Email: BidLive@DoyleNewYork.com

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Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

Lot 1: Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

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Description: Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770) Standing beauty Sight 8 x 5 1/4 inches Framed C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Minor trimming, not laid down. Slightly faded and some scattered soiling. 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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Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)

Lot 2: Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)

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Description: Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) Standing beauty in snow with scarf and umbrella Sight 28 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches Framed C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Print not laid down, extensive foxing on backing, trimmed on all four sides, toning along all margins. 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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Natori Shunsen (1886-1960)

Lot 3: Natori Shunsen (1886-1960)

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Description: Natori Shunsen (1886-1960) Portrait of Actor Onoe Matsusuke Sight 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches Framed C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: No trimming, not laid down, collectors seal mark in left margin. 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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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861): Two

Lot 4: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861): Two

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Description: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) One from the series The Sixty-nine Stations Along the Tokaido Sight 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches Framed; The other from the series The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido Road Sight 14 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches Framed C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Both trimmed on right margin and bottom margin, not laid down. 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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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

Lot 5: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

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Description: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) From the series Eiyu Yamato junishi [Japanese Heroes for the Twelve Signs] Sight 14 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches Framed C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Trimmed on all four sides, not laid down. Foxing to mounting, does not appear to be on print. Toning to left and right margins that was under the matting. 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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Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)

Lot 6: Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)

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Description: Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) Vertical Dyptich Folklore subject of a warrior slaying a fox Sight 27 1/4 x 9 inches Framed C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Some vertical creasing, stains to upper and lower right corners, scattered foxing, not laid down, trimmed on bottom and side. 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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Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)

Lot 7: Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)

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Description: Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) From the series The Fifty-Three Stations of the Takaido Road Image 13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches Framed C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Trimmed on all four sides and not laid down. Small vertical creasing on top left corned. Toned. 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 Lacquered and Gilt-Wood Figure of Jizo Bosatsu

Lot 8: Japanese Lacquered and Gilt-Wood Figure of Jizo Bosatsu

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Description: Japanese Lacquered and Gilt-Wood Figure of Jizo Bosatsu Edo Period Carved standing dressed in long layered robes, hands held together at the chest, the face with a meditative expression between pendulant earlobes. Height 13 1/4 inches. C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Extensive gilt wear and pigment wear. a few small chips to tips of fingers. Small shallow chip to segment of robe mid way down body between folds. Vertical age crack approximately 3 inches tall extending on the back side up from hem of robe. Wear to base. 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 Five Japanese Ivory Okimono

Lot 9: Group of Five Japanese Ivory Okimono

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Description: Group of Five Japanese Ivory Okimono 19th/20th Century Including a figure of a Geisha; sage holding a pearl at his chest standing on turbulent waves; and a woman holding a basket of fruit above her head, each signed. Height of tallest 6 1/2 inches. C 

Condition Report: Woman with fruit: garden hoe is broken in two places, only part of it is present, minor age cracks to base, toned. Geisha: scattered vertical age cracks on face and throughout, possibly missing a foot, reglued to base, toned. Sage with pearl: scattered age cracks, staining, toned. Figural group with water buffalo: one horn is from animal is loose, both figures once were holding something in there hands and are now broken off. Scattered age cracks, staining. Base is missing inlaid seal? Man with toad: fan is broken but is present, loose from base, 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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Group of Six Japanese Ivory Okimono

Lot 10: Group of Six Japanese Ivory Okimono

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Description: Group of Six Japanese Ivory Okimono 19th/20th Century Including a figural group of a Cushan and children; farmer with a boy reaching his hand towards a basket of fruit; and a woman holding a branch of berries with her child by her side, each signed. Height of tallest 12 3/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Man with toads: walking stick is broken, toad in his hand has been reglued and is chipped in multiple places including the string it is attached too. Age cracks throughout, bleached. Cushan figural group: base was broken and reglued, but still has two large cracks, stained and toned. Figural group with men and dragon: top of pagoda is reglued, scattered age cracks, bleached, stained. 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 Japanese Ivory Okimono

Lot 11: Group of Four Japanese Ivory Okimono

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Description: Group of Four Japanese Ivory Okimono 19th/20th Century Comprising a figural group of Shoki and an oni; Daruma holding a wisp; figural group of Oki holding an instrument atop a double lotus base; and a figural group of Kannon and three oni, each signed. Height of tallest 5 7/8 inches. C 

Condition Report: Figural group of Oki holding an instrument: Instrument has pieces broken off, the hand holding the instrument is chipped. 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  19th Century Hanging scroll

Lot 12: Japanese School 19th Century Hanging scroll

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Description: Japanese School 19th Century Hanging scroll, Buddhist image Ink and color on silk Image 17 x 10 inches C 

Condition Report: Two horizontal creases through bodhisattva at top with associated pigment loss. Staining down left side of painting. Mounting shows signs of age, worn, somewhat faded. 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 Ivory Okimono Figures of Kannon

Lot 13: Two Japanese Ivory Okimono Figures of Kannon

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Description: Two Japanese Ivory Okimono Figures of Kannon Late 19th century Each standing in long layered robes adorned with jewelry, one holding a lotus blossom with two devotees at her side, each signed. Height of taller 9 inches. C 

Condition Report: Large Kannon: hand holding a lotus is broken off but present, stained. Smaller Kannon: scattered chips and breakd to robe, toned. 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 Japanese Ivory Okimono

Lot 14: Group of Four Japanese Ivory Okimono

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Description: Group of Four Japanese Ivory Okimono 19th/20th Century Comprising an elderly man holding a staff and lantern; fisherman holding a net; man with a kite and dagger; and a street entertainer and his drum, each signed. Height of tallest 8 inches. C 

Condition Report: Man with fishnet: a few vertical age cracks, top of hat has been reglued, stained, toned. Man with kite: dagger/sword is broken off, part of the string to the kite is broken off, base has a hole in the center, stained and toned. Man with lantern: stained and toned. Man with drum: missing three fingers from one hand, reglued to base, scattered age cracks, stained and toned. 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  19th Century Hanging scroll

Lot 15: Japanese School 19th Century Hanging scroll

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Description: Japanese School 19th Century Hanging scroll, a figure contemplating a spring landscape Signed, seal Ink and color on silk Image 18 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches C 

Condition Report: Scattered scratches on painting. Overall toned. Horizontal creasing. Small 1 inch tear to mounting at bottom. Mounting is 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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Japanese Bronze Incense Burner

Lot 16: Japanese Bronze Incense Burner

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Description: Japanese Bronze Incense Burner Late Meiji/ Early Taisho Period With dark patination overall, the lid surmounted by a figure of a boy stepping along a rocky outcropping with two toads perched on his head and shoulders and other toads in attendance seated on the rockwork below, the mound surrounded by a stream meandering around mossy banks above a pierced shaped border at the lip, the body cast with raised medallions of phoenix, songbird, qilin, tortoise and shishi, all on a diaper ground between stylized lappet, squared scroll and diaper banding, set with two handles in the form of stylized dragons emerging from the shoulder, the body fitted into a base raised on dragon head cabriole legs supporting a rim cast with crustations and resting on a circular plinth worked in various diaper patterning, base on the body cast with a seal mark reading Great Japan, Shoukaken, Kandagawa river. Height 45 inches. C 

Condition Report: Areas of green encrustation towards base. Light surface wear to patina around lid and handles. 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 Similar Japanese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowls

Lot 17: Two Similar Japanese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Two Similar Japanese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowls 19th Century Comprising one with a central design of foliate forms within a border of fans and foliage in circular medallions; the other with a central stylized dragon within a border of foliage and auspicious symbols in circular medallions. Diameters 8 inches. C 

Condition Report: Both have kiln grit on base and scattered pinholes and 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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Katana Owari, Seki (1688-1704) Sugata [configuration]: Shinogi-zukuri Horimono [carving]: Bohi & So...

Lot 18: Katana Owari, Seki (1688-1704) Sugata [configuration]: Shinogi-zukuri Horimono [carving]: Bohi & So...

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Description: Katana Owari, Seki (1688-1704) Sugata [configuration]: Shinogi-zukuri Horimono [carving]: Bohi & Soebi Kitae [forging pattern]: Itame Hamon [tempering pattern]: Gumome Boshi [tip]: Ko-manu In Shirasaya [wood storage scabbard] Length of cutting edge approximately 71 cm Certification from West Coast Shinsa, Item number 578, 2013 C 

Condition Report: Very good condition. Light wear to wood storage scabbard. 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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Wakizashi Tadamitsu, Osafune (1455) Muromachi period, Bizen Province Sugata [configuration]: Shinogi-zukuri Nakago [tang]: Suriage, ...

Lot 19: Wakizashi Tadamitsu, Osafune (1455) Muromachi period, Bizen Province Sugata [configuration]: Shinogi-zukuri Nakago [tang]: Suriage, ...

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Description: Wakizashi Tadamitsu, Osafune (1455) Muromachi period, Bizen Province Sugata [configuration]: Shinogi-zukuri Nakago [tang]: Suriage, Kattesagari Boshi [tip]: Ko-maru Hamon [tempering pattern]: Suguha Kitae [forging pattern]: Itame Habaki [collar]: metal collar with gold foil double Engraving: Bohi dadinagashi/soehi In Shirasaya [wood storage scabbard] Length of cutting edge approximately 49.7 cm Certification from West Coast Shinsa, item number 579, 2013 C 

Condition Report: Very good condition. Light wear to wood storage scabbard. 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 Brown Glazed Stoneware Bottle

Lot 20: Korean Brown Glazed Stoneware Bottle

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Description: Korean Brown Glazed Stoneware Bottle Choson Dynasty The pear form rising to a tapered neck ending in a rolled mouth, covered with a thick brownish-black glaze, unglazed foot rim. Height 4 1/2 inches. Provenance: Christie's, New York, Japanese and Korean Art, March 22, 2001, sale 9606, lot 305 C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Two small surface chips to glaze right above foot rim, approximately 1/8 inch. Center base with firing crack. Wear 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 Chest

Lot 21: Korean Chest

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Description: Korean Chest 19th Century The softwood two-part rectangular shape with panel doors on each section, inset with banded line and squared scroll borders throughout, mounted with elaborate paktong brasses. Height 56 1/2 inches, width 34 3/4 inches, depth 15 3/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: 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

Lot 22: Korean School

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Description: Korean School 19th Century, Choson Dynasty Two carp and a catfish swimming below lotus Color and ink on paper Image 24 1/2 x 12 inches Framed C Estate of Philip Scott

Condition Report: Top right corner has an area of rubbing, stained and creasing of paper. Mid to lower left margin has a rubbed and stained area. Paper overall toned. Areas of pigment wear. 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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Khmer Gray Sandstone Head of Buddha

Lot 23: Khmer Gray Sandstone Head of Buddha

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Description: Khmer Gray Sandstone Head of Buddha Bayon style, circa 12th century Delicately carved with the eyes downcast over a wide nose and full lips all below tightly curled hair and a domed usnisa. Height 6 5/8 inches. Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, sale 6376 Mithuna, December 5, 1992, lot 126 Property from the Estate of William H. Wolff C 

Condition Report: Overall wear mostly to top of head. Small scattered surface scratches to the face. 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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Khmer Gray Sandstone Bust of Buddha

Lot 24: Khmer Gray Sandstone Bust of Buddha

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Description: Khmer Gray Sandstone Bust of Buddha Possibly 7th century, Angkor Borei Carved with a robe secured over the left shoulder, the face with a downcast expression between pendulent earlobes and below tightly curled hair. Height 8 3/4 inches. Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, sale 6376 Mithuna, December 5, 1992, lot 130 Property from the Collection of Mrs. James W. Alsdorf C 

Condition Report: Overall wear. Old chips at the bottom of the torso where cut 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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Pair of Khmer Bronze Palanquin Hooks

Lot 25: Pair of Khmer Bronze Palanquin Hooks

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Description: Pair of Khmer Bronze Palanquin Hooks Late 12th/ early 13th century Each of flattened U-shape formed by stocks ending in lotus bud finials, decorated with heads of Garuda and plant motifs, a lotus boss functioning as a counter weight above the pole socket, probably from a royal Palanquin. Height 8 inches. The lotus flower and Garuda are frequent imagery in Khmer art, emblematic of the divine status of kings in this era. For a similar example see: Catalog 59, Heaven and Empire: Khmer Bronzes from the 9th-15th Centuries, M.L. Zefferys, White Lotus Press, 2001 C 

Condition Report: Overall green encrustation. Average light surface 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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Southeast Asian Bronze Rain Drum

Lot 26: Southeast Asian Bronze Rain Drum

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Description: Southeast Asian Bronze Rain Drum 18th/19th Century Of waisted cylindrical form, the sides and overhanging flat top cast with concentric bands and geometric borders, applied with four groups of three stylized frogs, the side applied with a vertical line of elephants, with two pairs of double loop handles. Height 19 inches, diameter 25 3/4 inches. Provenance: Purchased from Doris Wiener, Inc, New York, June 17, 1987 C 

Condition Report: Overall very good condition. Some areas of minor encrustation. 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 Buff Sandstone Head of a Bull

Lot 27: Indian Buff Sandstone Head of a Bull

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Description: Indian Buff Sandstone Head of a Bull Late Sunga to Pre-Kushna Period, 1 BCE-1 CE The haltered beast carved with deep rounded eyes and painted eyelashes below curved horns and relaxed ears, the face with realistic wrinkles and veining above wide set nostrils. Height 10 inches. Animal sculpture of similar size are rare in early period, and derived from imperial Mauryan sculpture at Sarnath and elsewhere in North India. C 

Condition Report: shallow chip below left eye approximately 1 inch long. Vertical surface crack extending from just above the left eye down the face and ending between the nostrils. Possible repair to crack between the nostrils. Vertical crack extending from outside corner of right eye downward to corner of right side of the mouth. Chip off tip of right ear. Right horn chipped off. Back has been drilled for metal post that fits into 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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Indian Bronze Krishna and Consort

Lot 28: Indian Bronze Krishna and Consort

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Description: Indian Bronze Krishna and Consort 14-16th Century Krishna standing in a tribhanga pose with crossed legs playing a flute in his avatar as the cow heard Govinda, dressed in a necklace, earrings, mukuta crown, and flowers above each ear, his consort Radha standing with one hand raised offering a lotus bud, wearing elaborate jewelry and a loincloth with fan pleats and tassles, both deities standing on beaded lotus bases. Height of taller 5 3/4 inches. For a similar example see: The Art of Indian Asia, Heinrich Zimmer, Princeton Press, 1960, pls. 364, 365, 368 and 369. C 

Condition Report: Both 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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Northwest Indian White Marble Head of Siva

Lot 29: Northwest Indian White Marble Head of Siva

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Description: Northwest Indian White Marble Head of Siva Late 5th-6th Century Siva as Mahesa the great God, wearing a mukuta crown set with a diadem supporting jewel rosettes with central lotus medallions linked by swags of beaded pearls, large hoop mundala earrings set with cabochon gems, the long locks of hair swept back into a 'Parthian Bun'. Height 10 1/2 inches For a similar example see: The art of Gupta India: Empire and Provence, Joanna Williams, Princeton University Press, 1983, pl. 61 C 

Condition Report: Overall wear from age. The face is more worn than the crown. Top of front lobe of crown is 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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Indian Dagger

Lot 30: Indian Dagger

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Description: Indian Dagger The gray hardstone scrolled handle inlaid with a gold and ruby glass floral design worked in relief with leafy stems and flowerheads, blade with inlaid silver and gold foliate design. Length overall 12 7/8 inches. C 

Condition Report: Small natural blemish to the white stone half way up the back side of the handle, approximately 1/4 inch long. Overall very 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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Group of Three Mughal Style Hardstone Articles; Together with a Mughal Style Rock Crystal Bowl

Lot 31: Group of Three Mughal Style Hardstone Articles; Together with a Mughal Style Rock Crystal Bowl

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Description: Group of Three Mughal Style Hardstone Articles Comprising a carpet weight, perfumer, and bird-form archer's ring, each inlaid with a gold and ruby colored glass. Height of perfumer 3 7/8 inches; Together with a Mughal Style Rock Crystal Bowl. C 

Condition Report: Crystal bowl with interior natural fissures and cracks. Carpet weight with natural fissure extending from base up side. 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 Mughal Style Jade and Damascene Dagger

Lot 32: Indian Mughal Style Jade and Damascene Dagger

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Description: Indian Mughal Style Jade and Damascene Dagger The blade worked in gold with animals amid blossoming flowers, the celadon jade handle carved as a horse head, velvet and brass sheath. Length overall 14 inches. C 

Condition Report: Blade with scattered rust spots. Velvet of sheath is worn and faded. Cotton cord is worn and faded. 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 Mughal Style Dagger

Lot 33: Indian Mughal Style Dagger

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Description: Indian Mughal Style Dagger The tapering blade incised with a scrolling design and set with a rock crystal horse head handle with inset red glass eyes and gold inlaid detail and bridal, purple silk bound sheath. Length overall 16 1/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Overall good condition. Silk on sheath is faded. 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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Burmese or Indian Bronze Seated Buddha

Lot 34: Burmese or Indian Bronze Seated Buddha

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Description: Burmese or Indian Bronze Seated Buddha Late 19th/early 20th century, Pala style Seated in vajraparyaka asana on a double lotus base, extending his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra dressed in a samghati secured over one shoulder, the downcast expression beneath tightly curled hair and domed usnisa. Height 17 1/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Average wear, no casting cracks. 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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Thai Bronze Figure of Buddha

Lot 35: Thai Bronze Figure of Buddha

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Description: Thai Bronze Figure of Buddha 18th Century or earlier Standing dressed in a samghati, the left hand raised before him, the right down to the side, the face with a downcast expression below tightly curled hair and a flame-form finial, wood base. Height 8 3/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Repairs to feet on 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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Two Similar Sino-Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Seated Bodhisattvas

Lot 36: Two Similar Sino-Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Seated Bodhisattvas

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Description: Two Similar Sino-Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Seated Bodhisattvas 18th Century style Seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, the hands set in the lap having held an alms bowl, dressed in a long dhoti and scarves draped over the shoulder and arms, the complacent expressions between pendulent earlobes and foliate earrings and below hair tightly gathered into a topknot. Heights 7 inches. C 

Condition Report: Both missing the item held in the hands. Both with areas of 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 a Snow Lion

Lot 37: Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Figure of a Snow Lion

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Description: Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Figure of a Snow Lion 19th Century or older Standing on the hind legs, the front legs raised, the face with a fierce expression bearing the teeth. Height 2 3/4 inches. C 

Condition Report: Overall light gilt wear as to be 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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Mongolian Gilt-Bronze Stupa

Lot 38: Mongolian Gilt-Bronze Stupa

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Description: Mongolian Gilt-Bronze Stupa 18th Century The solidly cast stepped plinth incised in the four cardinal directions with an elephant, horse, peacock and Garuda each flanked by lions, the dome with a niche above an incised lotus band, surmounted by a tapered harmika, topped by the sun and the moon over a small parasol with a draped canopy to either side. Height 8 inches. For a similar example see: Christies, London, May 13, 2008, lot 153 C 

Condition Report: Overall areas of gilt wear. Back side of harmika with a small dented area. 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 Tara

Lot 39: Mongolian Gilt-Bronze Tara

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Description: Mongolian Gilt-Bronze Tara Seated in dhyanasana on a lotus base, the hands holding a treasure vase, dressed in a long dhoti secured at the waist, scarves and beaded jewelry, the downcast expression between pendulent earlobes adorned with foliate loose earrings all beneath a foliate-form crown. Height 9 inches. C 

Condition Report: Overall light wear. Gilt wear to flat surface of base. Small dents over all. 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 Similar Chinese Bronze Covered Vases

Lot 40: Two Similar Chinese Bronze Covered Vases

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Description: Two Similar Chinese Bronze Covered Vases Han Dynasty Each of hu form raised on a high foot, the ovoid body with horizontal banding and set on the shoulder with lion mask and loose ring handles, the gently domed lid with three loop handles, areas of green encrustation. Height of taller 11 1/4 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: One lid with loss to top of two loops. Both with green encrustation. Both vases with extensive green encrustation. One vase with dirt build up and dirt compressed into cavity of foot. 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 Bronze Pedestal Cup

Lot 41: Chinese Bronze Pedestal Cup

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Description: Chinese Bronze Pedestal Cup Han Dynasty or later The deep ovoid cup set on a tall tapering stem terminating in a gently spread foot on a high foot rim, the body incised with stylized dragon motifs. Height 12 1/4 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Very slight dent to foot rim. Areas of green and reddish brown encrustation. 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 Bronze Covered Ding

Lot 42: Chinese Bronze Covered Ding

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Description: Chinese Bronze Covered Ding Warring States Period The compressed globular shape raised on three fine legs ending in pad feet, the sides set with two loop handles, the lid with three loop handles, impressed on the body and lid with wide bands of squared scrolling. Height 6 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Areas of green encrustation primarily on the interior. Feet have wear, one leg is slightly bent to the side. Crisply cast. 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 Five Chinese Bronze Mirrors

Lot 43: Group of Five Chinese Bronze Mirrors

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Description: Group of Five Chinese Bronze Mirrors Tang Dynasty and later Each cast with a central knop surrounded by raised animal and figural design, line pattern design and scrolling flowerheads. Diameter of largest 6 5/8 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Mirror with foliate form center knop has been broken and reglued, bronze is worn and has extensive green encrustation. Silvered foliate form mirror has some rust like build up. Largest mirror has a casting hole approximately 1/16 inch on central knop. Green encrustation on small geometric design silvered mirror. Other geometric mirror (dark patina) has small chips to rim on flat surface side. 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 Bronze Mirrors

Lot 44: Group of Four Chinese Bronze Mirrors

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Description: Group of Four Chinese Bronze Mirrors Han Dynasty and later Each with a central knop, one surrounded with bands of repeating patterning in low relief, three surrounded with a band of leaping animals within grapevine, character, and butterfly and foliage borders. Diameter of largest 5 1/2 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Each with areas of green encrustation. Smallest floriform mirror with lost to edges of knop. 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 Bronze Axe Head

Lot 45: Chinese Bronze Axe Head

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Description: Chinese Bronze Axe Head Warring States Period The tapered blade issuing from a pierced intertwined dragon design above an oval shaft, areas of green encrustation. Length 4 3/4 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Small chip to edge of base of item. Areas of green encrustation. 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 Chinese Gilt-Bronze Belts

Lot 46: Two Chinese Gilt-Bronze Belts

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Description: Two Chinese Gilt-Bronze Belts Han Dynasty Style Comprising one with sixteen rectangular plaques, seven of which are of a tortoise breathing a celestial breath raised on an incised wave background, the other nine with a raised lion sleeping in a curled position above a rectangular aperture, all with a separate backplate attached. Largest 1 3/8 x 11/4 inches; the other set of eleven plaques comprising one of rectangular form with a rounded edge, 3 x 1 3/8 inches, and ten square plaques, each with a raised figural design. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Each with gilt wear and small areas of gilt loss, backplates with green encrustation and wear and loss to pins attaching backplates to front panels, set of eleven is missing backplates 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 Three Chinese Turquoise Inlaid Bronze Belt Hooks

Lot 47: Group of Three Chinese Turquoise Inlaid Bronze Belt Hooks

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Description: Group of Three Chinese Turquoise Inlaid Bronze Belt Hooks Han Dynasty Each of large size, with tapering vertically ridged profiles, one inlaid with gold the others with silver outlining an abstract design, all terminating in a dragon's head hook, reverse with circular knop. Length of largest 8 1/4 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: All three with some turquoise loss. All three with areas of green encrustation. Bronze degraded to dragons head terminal. Smallest one with bronze degradation to opposite end of item. 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 Turquoise Inlaid Gilt-Bronze Belt Hook

Lot 48: Chinese Turquoise Inlaid Gilt-Bronze Belt Hook

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Description: Chinese Turquoise Inlaid Gilt-Bronze Belt Hook Han Dynasty The gently curved shape worked in high relief on one side with entwined dragons terminating at one end in a dragon's head hook, the reverse with a raised knop. Length 4 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: One bead lost, gilt wear and loss, overall wear to bronze 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 Gold Inlaid Bronze Belt Hook

Lot 49: Chinese Gold Inlaid Bronze Belt Hook

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Description: Chinese Gold Inlaid Bronze Belt Hook Han Dynasty Style Of tapering form, with vertical ridges terminating in a curved loop hook at one end, inlaid with gold symmetrical stylized design to one side, the reverse with a circular knop. Length 4 3/8 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Green encrustation on the bronze, wear to gold, overall 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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Chinese Turquoise and Gold Inlaid Bronze Belt Hook

Lot 50: Chinese Turquoise and Gold Inlaid Bronze Belt Hook

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Description: Chinese Turquoise and Gold Inlaid Bronze Belt Hook Han Dynasty The tapered dome shape above a gently curved body terminating in a dragon's head hook at one end, the reverse with a raised knop, inlaid with a gold symmetrical line design on a turquoise ground. Length 7 3/4 inches. C Property from a Private American Collection

Condition Report: Areas where gilding has worn off. Small losses to turquoise. Bronze knop on back is very worn. Base is also 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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