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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES, & ESTATES AUCTION
Viewing Notes:
Antique ivory and wood netsuke from a well-known East Coast Collection; Chinese antiques and decorations from an important Pacific Palisades Estate, including: porcelains, ivories, screens, etc; Early Chinese ceramics and Buddhist bronzes, collected prior to WWII, silk embroideries and more from an Oakland, CA Estate; Collection of early and mid 20th Century Chinese ivories from a San Diego Estate; Numerous temple figures, Chinese robes and Asian decorations from a Northern California Collection
Sale Notes:
Preview: September 3 - 7, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES, & ESTATES AUCTION

(561 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


561 lots with images

September 8, 2013

Live Auction

9330 Civic Center Drive

Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 USA

Phone: +1 (310) 285 0182

Fax: +1 (310) 285 9740

Email: chait@chait.com

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Chinese

Lot 1: Chinese "Eggshell" Porcelain Tea Set

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Description: Chinese "Eggshell" Porcelain Tea Set Chinese "eggshell" porcelain tea set for two, including: creamer, sugar bowl, teapot, two plates, and two cups and saucers; all with pink ground floral motifs, 6-character marks (one cup repaired); L: 8" (largest)

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Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Figure

Lot 2: Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Figure

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Description: Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Figure Antique Southeast Asian carved, lacquered, and gilt wood figure; kneeling on an oval plinth in somewhat dancing pose, wearing elaborate long robes and headdress, with mirror "jeweled" details (some wear); H: 11"

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Two Antique Japanese Imari Dishes

Lot 3: Two Antique Japanese Imari Dishes

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Description: Two Antique Japanese Imari Dishes Two antique Japanese Imari porcelain dishes; unusual shapes: one with a crouching beauty, verso blue and white flowers (seal mark); the other with crane and bamboo on tripod feet (pre-glaze rim chip); L: 7" (larger)

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Two Chinese Paper Scrolls: Various Birds

Lot 4: Two Chinese Paper Scrolls: Various Birds

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Scrolls: Various Birds Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: one depicting two white fluffy birds nesting in tall grasses; the other of a cardinal bird perched on a pine branch, inscription and seal mark to each; 33 1/2" x 17" (larger)

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Old Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Vase

Lot 5: Old Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Vase

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Description: Old Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Vase Japanese early 20th Century, Satsuma glazed earthenware vase; of ovoid form with flared foot and with design of Arhats, dragon and Kannon, much use of gilt and bright enamels, signed; H: 10 1/4"

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Group of Various Items: Chinese & African Works

Lot 6: Group of Various Items: Chinese & African Works

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Description: Group of Various Items: Chinese & African Works Group of various items, including: 2 Chinese unmounted ink and wash on paper landscape paintings; Chinese paper scroll with many seal marks; and a group of old African items: carved wood equestrian figure, carved wood scepter with bird head, and various colorful beaded necklaces and belt; totaling approx. 9 pieces; 26 1/2" x 16 1/2"

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Korean Blue & White Water Dropper

Lot 7: Korean Blue & White Water Dropper

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Description: Korean Blue & White Water Dropper Korean, probably Choson Dynasty, blue and white porcelain water dropper; of fish form with detail to the scales (glaze flaws); L: 2 3/4"

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Early Annamese Fragment of a Figure

Lot 8: Early Annamese Fragment of a Figure

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Description: Early Annamese Fragment of a Figure Early Annamese pottery fragment of a figure; wearing a headdress and playing an instrument, with fragment of a child or smaller figure below (glaze degraded), 15th/16th Century; L: 3 1/2"

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Yuan Dynasty Henan-Type Glazed Bowl

Lot 9: Yuan Dynasty Henan-Type Glazed Bowl

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Description: Yuan Dynasty Henan-Type Glazed Bowl Chinese Yuan Dynasty Henan-type glazed bowl; circular with banded motifs to the exterior (glaze somewhat degraded); D: 3 1/2"

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Pair Chinese Paper Scrolls: Cats & Rockery

Lot 10: Pair Chinese Paper Scrolls: Cats & Rockery

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Description: Pair Chinese Paper Scrolls: Cats & Rockery Pair of Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: each depicting a cat seated on rockery among colorful flowering plants, inscription and seal mark to each (each lightly toned); 67" x 18" (each)

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Japanese Lacquered Paper Machè Mask

Lot 11: Japanese Lacquered Paper Machè Mask

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Description: Japanese Lacquered Paper Machè Mask Early 20th Century, Japanese lacquered papier machè mask; demon form with a smaller loose creature on the forehead and with a loose cup-like piece, possibly to cover the chin, some gilt (some wear); L: 11"

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Antique Chinese Blue & White Charger

Lot 12: Antique Chinese Blue & White Charger

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Description: Antique Chinese Blue & White Charger Antique Chinese blue and white porcelain charger; with a lion holding a ball and with a cub among clouds, flowers and foliage at the border (rim repair and crack), late 19th Century; D: 16"

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Three Various Chinese Paper Scrolls

Lot 13: Three Various Chinese Paper Scrolls

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Description: Three Various Chinese Paper Scrolls Three Chinese paper scrolls: pair depicting a single line of calligraphy (heavily toned, creases and flaws); together with two eagles perched among pine in ink and colors, inscription and seal mark; 50" x 9" (longest)

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Three Carved Wood Figures & Stacking Box

Lot 14: Three Carved Wood Figures & Stacking Box

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Description: Three Carved Wood Figures & Stacking Box Two Japanese lacquered wood figures: man and woman seated and each holding an object; Thai lacquered wood standing figure in detailed clothing; and a 3-section black lacquered stacking box and cover, hinged handle and gilt leaf motif to cover; H: 17 1/2" (tallest)

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Cabinet Vase

Lot 15: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Cabinet Vase

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Description: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Cabinet Vase Chinese Kangxi-style blue and white porcelain cabinet vase; rouleau form with, continuous landscape design and figure in a boat; H: 9 1/2"

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Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls

Lot 16: Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: one depicting Guanyin seated above lotus flowers and waves and with an attendant (toned); the other of a beauty standing in long robes and with a censer behind (lightly toned), inscription and seal mark to each; 51" x 25" (each)

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Two Asian Ceramic Items: Bowl & Brushpot

Lot 17: Two Asian Ceramic Items: Bowl & Brushpot

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Description: Two Asian Ceramic Items: Bowl & Brushpot Two various Asian ceramics: Song/Yuan Dynasty yingqing-type glazed bowl (glaze crack and somewhat degraded); together with a Japanese or Korean cylindrical blue and white brushpot with openwork lion and cloud designs; D: 6 1/2" (larger)

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Two Various Chinese Carved Hardstones

Lot 18: Two Various Chinese Carved Hardstones

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Description: Two Various Chinese Carved Hardstones Two Chinese hardstones: carved chalcedony agate Lohan with a whisk and ruyi fungus; together with a (probably color enhanced) polished hardstone pebble paperweight; H: 4 1/4" (taller)

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Group of Four Chinese Lacquer Boxes

Lot 19: Group of Four Chinese Lacquer Boxes

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Description: Group of Four Chinese Lacquer Boxes Group of four Chinese lacquer boxes: very large cylindrical; two circular with basketwork: including one with butterfly motifs, the other with a beauty to the cover; and one smaller rectangular; D: 15" (largest)

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White Marble & Spinel Mineral Specimen

Lot 20: White Marble & Spinel Mineral Specimen

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Description: White Marble & Spinel Mineral Specimen Mineral specimen/paperweight of spinel gemstone crystals in white marble; vertical presentation with foot; H: 5 1/4"

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Antique Chinese Landscape Scroll

Lot 21: Antique Chinese Landscape Scroll

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Description: Antique Chinese Landscape Scroll Antique Chinese unmounted ink and colors on silk scroll; depicting a detailed mountainous landscape with a sage and attendant walking through a clearing, inscription and seal mark (as is, toned and flaws); 10 1/2" x 17 1/2"

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Group of Fifteen Various Wood Stands

Lot 22: Group of Fifteen Various Wood Stands

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Description: Group of Fifteen Various Wood Stands Group of 15 wood stands; various sizes and shapes, most circular, some with openwork, one with metalwork claw feet (usual wear); D: 8" (largest)

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Antique Chinese Carved & Lacquered Figure

Lot 23: Antique Chinese Carved & Lacquered Figure

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Description: Antique Chinese Carved & Lacquered Figure Large antique Chinese carved and polychrome lacquered figure; of an attendant standing on a pediment with one foot on a demon and with one arm raised, probably at one time holding a spear (no spear, wear and some chips); H: 36"

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Pair Small Framed Kalagas & Inlaid Box

Lot 24: Pair Small Framed Kalagas & Inlaid Box

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Description: Pair Small Framed Kalagas & Inlaid Box Pair small framed Burmese couched and 'jeweled' kalagas: each with design of a figure inside a circular border; together with a Chinese mother of pearl inlaid lacquer box and cover, circular with landscape and floral motifs, tray to interior (splitting); 10 1/2" x 10 1/2" (largest)

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Group of Various Silver: Coins & Spoons

Lot 25: Group of Various Silver: Coins & Spoons

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Description: Group of Various Silver: Coins & Spoons Silver coin commemorating the wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana, July 1981; together with four Elizabeth II 1977 Jubilee silver coins; and with 4 antique silver spoon, 3 demitasse; L: 5 3/4" (longest)

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Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls

Lot 26: Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls; each depicting a landscape: one with a dwelling on the shore near trees and with mountains in the distance (heavily toned; the other of a similar scene with small dwelling, inscription and seal mark to each; 58" x 13 1/2" (larger)

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Four Antique Chinese Embroidered Silks

Lot 27: Four Antique Chinese Embroidered Silks

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Description: Four Antique Chinese Embroidered Silks Group of four various antique Chinese embroidered silk items: two panels with some forbidden stitch: one with florals, the other with precious vessels and flowers; together with two head pieces, each with colorful floral motifs and tassels; L: 21 1/4" (longest)

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Three Various Large Chinese Porcelains

Lot 28: Three Various Large Chinese Porcelains

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Description: Three Various Large Chinese Porcelains 3 Large Chinese porcelains: pair ovoid vases with underglaze and enameled panels featuring quail and phoenix birds among flowers, wood stands; together with a similar umbrella stand with peacock and pheasant bird panels; H: 25" (tallest)

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Antique Japanese Woodblock Print: Hirosada

Lot 29: Antique Japanese Woodblock Print: Hirosada

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Description: Antique Japanese Woodblock Print: Hirosada Antique Japanese woodblock print by Hirosada (1810 - 1864); depicting a figure standing in front of a bridge, signed; 9" x 7", framed

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Framed Antique Japanese Woodblock Print

Lot 30: Framed Antique Japanese Woodblock Print

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Description: Framed Antique Japanese Woodblock Print Antique Japanese woodblock print; depicting a standing beauty in long robes and with a fan, on a patio (some wear), signed; 10" x 7", framed

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Group of Four African Carved Wood Figures

Lot 31: Group of Four African Carved Wood Figures

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Description: Group of Four African Carved Wood Figures Group of 4 old African carved wood figures: female kneeling and holding her breasts; seated with an animal on its head; seated with a stool on its head; and seated in a chair (various flaws and one leg missing); H: 13 1/2" (tallest)

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Group of Four Old African Wood Carvings

Lot 32: Group of Four Old African Wood Carvings

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Description: Group of Four Old African Wood Carvings Group of 4 old African wood carvings: each comprised of 2 sections, possibly used as tools (various flaws), 3 of figural design; L: 20" (largest)

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Pair of Japanese

Lot 33: Pair of Japanese "Girl's Day" Dolls

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Description: Pair of Japanese "Girl's Day" Dolls Pair of Japanese dolls; each in formal style clothing and kneeling on basketry; with lacquer stands, probably for Hina Matsuri (Girl's Day/Doll's festival); H: 11 1/2" (each)

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Chinese Oxblood Glazed Baluster Form Vase

Lot 34: Chinese Oxblood Glazed Baluster Form Vase

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Description: Chinese Oxblood Glazed Baluster Form Vase Chinese oxblood glazed vase; of baluster form with wide flared rim and with moulded mask handles with loose rings; H: 12 1/2"

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Two Chinese Monochrome Glazed Porcelains

Lot 35: Two Chinese Monochrome Glazed Porcelains

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Description: Two Chinese Monochrome Glazed Porcelains Two Chinese monochrome glazed porcelains: an oxblood glazed bottle vase, Guangxu style with incised 6-character mark; together with a celadon glazed shallow circular brushwasher with allover carved bat and clouds motif, Qianlong style, seal mark (wear); H: 13" (taller)

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Two Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vessels

Lot 36: Two Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vessels

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Description: Two Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vessels Two Chinese enameled porcelains; square form bowl, Qianlong-style with ladies and calligraphy, seal mark (minor glaze flaws); together with a Kangxi-style wine cup with flowers and calligraphy, 6-character mark; L: 3 7/8" (larger)

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Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls

Lot 37: Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Landscape Scrolls Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls; each depicting a landscape: one with waterfalls among trees and rockery; the other with a dwelling on the shore among trees (each lightly toned), inscription and seal mark to each; 39" x 20" (larger)

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Group of Four Various Chinese Items

Lot 38: Group of Four Various Chinese Items

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Description: Group of Four Various Chinese Items Group of 4 Chinese items, including: two moulded and polychromed yixing pottery teapots: rounded square form with grapevines, and lotus form with frog finial; strand of ivory-like beads; and a hardstone archer's ring, probably color enhanced; L: 7 3/4" (largest)

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Antique Japanese Bronze Brushwasher

Lot 39: Antique Japanese Bronze Brushwasher

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Description: Antique Japanese Bronze Brushwasher Antique Japanese bronze brushwasher; of hexagonal form tapering toward the rim and with two handles and landscape motif; L: 3"; with certificate

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Two Japanese Glazed Ceramic Tea Bowls

Lot 40: Two Japanese Glazed Ceramic Tea Bowls

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Description: Two Japanese Glazed Ceramic Tea Bowls Two Japanese glazed ceramic tea bowls; each tea ceremony form: one with a light pink glaze; the of greyish brown color, seal mark to one; D: 4 1/2" (larger)

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Two Sawankhalok Miniature Pottery Groups

Lot 41: Two Sawankhalok Miniature Pottery Groups

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Description: Two Sawankhalok Miniature Pottery Groups Two Sawankhalok miniature pottery groups; each depicting an erotic couple amorously engaged atop an unusual vessel-like form (wear to each), 14th/15th Century; H: 2 1/2" (taller)

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Two Old Southeast Asian Bronze Bells

Lot 42: Two Old Southeast Asian Bronze Bells

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Description: Two Old Southeast Asian Bronze Bells Two large Southeast Asian bronze bells; one globular with calligraphy; the other somewhat conical form with camel motifs in relief (flaws); L: 4" (larger)

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Three Old African Carved Wood Figures

Lot 43: Three Old African Carved Wood Figures

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Description: Three Old African Carved Wood Figures Three old African carved wood figures; all standing males with their hands on either side of their protruding bellies: one with some polychrome and elaborate headdress (one missing legs and various flaws); H: 19 1/2" (tallest)

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Group of Three Old African Wood Carvings

Lot 44: Group of Three Old African Wood Carvings

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Description: Group of Three Old African Wood Carvings Group of 3 old African wood carvings, including: a figure inside a basketry base with grasses; standing figure atop a tall rectangular plinth; and stool with seated figure as the base (wear & flaws); H: 37" (tallest)

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Large Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Jar

Lot 45: Large Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Jar

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Description: Large Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Jar Large Chinese Kangxi-style blue and white porcelain jar; of footed globular form with design of figures in a landscape, 6-character mark (small chip to foot); H: 11 1/2"

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Pair Continental Lacquered Spelter Figures

Lot 47: Pair Continental Lacquered Spelter Figures

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Description: Pair Continental Lacquered Spelter Figures Pair Continental lacquered spelter figures; each depicting a beauty standing atop a decorative pedestal: one holding a stringed instrument and labeled La Musique, the other with a tambourine and castanets, labeled La Danse (flaws to each); each atop a wood base (crack to one base); H: 15" (each)

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Two Liao-Style Chinese Glazed Vessels

Lot 48: Two Liao-Style Chinese Glazed Vessels

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Description: Two Liao-Style Chinese Glazed Vessels Two Liao-style, Chinese glazed vessels: baluster form vase with mask appliqués; together with a ewer with braided loop handle and floral appliqué (glaze loss to ewer); H: 9 1/4" (taller)

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Three Early Chinese Glazed Ceramic Bowls

Lot 49: Three Early Chinese Glazed Ceramic Bowls

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Description: Three Early Chinese Glazed Ceramic Bowls Three early Chinese glazed ceramic bowls: Yuan/Ming Dynasty white (flaws); probably Song Dynasty celadon; and Yuan Dynasty white (various chips and glaze flaws); D: 6 1/2" (largest)

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Small Antique Japanese Bronze Mirror

Lot 49A: Small Antique Japanese Bronze Mirror

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Description: Small Antique Japanese Bronze Mirror Antique Japanese bronze mirror; circular with crane and turtle near the shore with pine all around (minor wear), late 19th Century; D: 4 1/2"

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Song Dynasty Whiteware Glazed Bowl

Lot 50: Song Dynasty Whiteware Glazed Bowl

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Description: Song Dynasty Whiteware Glazed Bowl Chinese Song Dynasty, yingqing glazed whiteware bowl; of shallow circular form, footed and with lightly combed design to the interior (rim chip); D: 6 1/4"

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