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Private Collection And Estate NR Auction

by California Asian Art Auction Gallery USA


302 lots with images

May 11, 2014

Live Auction

123 S. Mission Dr.

# A, C, F

San Gabriel, CA, 91776 USA

Phone: 888-977-9588

Email: info@californiaasianartauction.com

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A SET OF PARTIAL-GILT BRONZE INCENSE GARNITURE

Lot 1: A SET OF PARTIAL-GILT BRONZE INCENSE GARNITURE

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Description: The set includes three pieces, including one vase shaped vessel with spoon-like utensil; a censer with two elephant ear handles, a foo dog on top, with intricate animal patterns; and a small covered jar, also with intricate patterns; a similar incense garniture set.

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TEN (10) CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERIES

Lot 2: TEN (10) CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERIES

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Description: Of ten silk embroideries, the silk embroideries were used as front pockets. Each pocket has a different design, mostly with flower decorations.

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A RARE CHINESE BAMBOO VEST

Lot 3: A RARE CHINESE BAMBOO VEST

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Description: This rare vest was constructed of bamboo strands in a cross hatched pattern. The edges were finished with cloth trim. Qing Dynasty period.

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A LINGZHI FUNGUS BRUSH POT

Lot 4: A LINGZHI FUNGUS BRUSH POT

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Description: A Lingzhi fungus brush pot with both the interior and the bottom lacquered in a conical shape, and bottom bears the signature "Zhou Li". Qing Dynasty period.

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A BAMBOO WEAVED BASKET

Lot 5: A BAMBOO WEAVED BASKET

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Description: This well woven basket has two metal handles on top and metal plates on the side for locking purposes. The basket is shaped like an oval and is slightly wider on top compared to the bottom.

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A PAIR OF COCONUT BOWLS

Lot 6: A PAIR OF COCONUT BOWLS

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Description: This pair of coconut bowls are round in the body and stands on a firm base. The rims slightly bulges out and many cracks are present on the sides.

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AN INK STONE WITH POEM AND AN ORNATE DAGGER

Lot 7: AN INK STONE WITH POEM AND AN ORNATE DAGGER

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Description: The ink stone is of octagonal form, the center concave inwards with poem and signature, the edges decorated with flowers, trees, and poems, the bottom with a landscape scene. The bronze dagger is ornate with semi-precious gem stones, with additional casted symbols and patterns on it.

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A TURQUOISE CARVING FIGURE

Lot 8: A TURQUOISE CARVING FIGURE

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Description: A fine piece turquoise carving of "Guanyin" with a mystical beast, ensuite a wood stand.

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A GROUP OF TWENTY GEMSTONES

Lot 9: A GROUP OF TWENTY GEMSTONES

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Description: The group includes twenty pieces of small gemstones, in different cuts, forms, and colors.

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A GROUP OF EMBROIDERY PIECES

Lot 10: A GROUP OF EMBROIDERY PIECES

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Description: A group of silk embroideries, including four small pieces embroidered with flowers, a pair of boots, a pair of shoes, and three small bags.

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THREE TABLE LAMPS

Lot 11: THREE TABLE LAMPS

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Description: Three table lamps converted from a glass dragon jar, a teal glazed vase, and a bronze dragon vase. One lamp without cover.

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A GROUP OF VINTAGE CAMERAS AND ACCESSORIES

Lot 12: A GROUP OF VINTAGE CAMERAS AND ACCESSORIES

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Description: A set of seven cameras, including Minolta, Pentax, and others, along with lens, flash, carrying cases, and more.

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THREE VINTAGE STETHOSCOPES

Lot 13: THREE VINTAGE STETHOSCOPES

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Description: A group of three vintage stethoscope with similar designs, made with aluminum and rubber tube. Two made by B. D. & Co., another by G. P. Pilling & Son Co. Includes two cloth containers. One with marking "1936".

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A GROUP OF JADES AND STONE CARVINGS

Lot 14: A GROUP OF JADES AND STONE CARVINGS

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Description: Fifteen pieces of small carvings of jade and stones in various form and shapes, such as tripod censer, belt buckle, jade pendant, and other decorative ornaments.

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A BRONZE MONKEY HEAD STATUE & A SOLDIER FIGURE

Lot 15: A BRONZE MONKEY HEAD STATUE & A SOLDIER FIGURE

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Description: This set includes a small clay terracotta warrior, and a bronze monkey head statue on a wood stand with Chinese inscripations.

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A PAIR OF BRONZE ENCASED FAMILLE ROSE OIL LAMPS

Lot 16: A PAIR OF BRONZE ENCASED FAMILLE ROSE OIL LAMPS

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Description: Of globular form, the body with four round medallions around Chinese characters "Wan Shou Wu Jiang", surrounded by flowers and vines, applied on top of teal ground. A bronze cone supports the lamp from bottom, a pair of three bronze strips with a dragon secure the middle, and bronze enclosures on top attached with glass, forming an oil lamp. 19th century.

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A GROUP OF SMALL ORNAMENTS

Lot 17: A GROUP OF SMALL ORNAMENTS

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Description: The lot includes an assortment of small decorative ornaments, made from different materials such as shells, stones, bone, and jade.

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A SET OF SEVEN CARVED STONE PAPER WEIGHT

Lot 18: A SET OF SEVEN CARVED STONE PAPER WEIGHT

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Description: This stone carved paper weight set have seven pieces, with motif of a lively village scene on the front, and Chinese text and marks on the back.

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A SET OF CARVED WOODEN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Lot 19: A SET OF CARVED WOODEN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

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Description: This set includes one tomato, one carrot, one pear and two red apples carved out of wood, all painted and displayed inside a silver plate.

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A VINTAGE FISHING POLE WITH ORIGINAL BOX

Lot 20: A VINTAGE FISHING POLE WITH ORIGINAL BOX

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Description: A detachable fishing pole with five parts, wooden handle, and original container box.

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A GROUP OF VINTAGE COINS AND PAPER CURRENCIES

Lot 21: A GROUP OF VINTAGE COINS AND PAPER CURRENCIES

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Description: The group includes 38 vintage coins, most of which from the Chinese Republic period, and five vintage paper currency from China and Japan. A Republic period post card is also included.

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A PAIR OF JADE BIRDS & ZISHA TEAPOT & A JADE BOX

Lot 22: A PAIR OF JADE BIRDS & ZISHA TEAPOT & A JADE BOX

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Description: The two jade carvings depicts two large birds standing firmly, carrying on the back a flower vase with bird design, surmounted by two smaller birds. Also includes a zisha clay teapot, painted with children, and a jade ovoid shaped box with cover, with dotted and cloud design accompanied by mythical beasts.

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A CHINESE STONE WEIGHT BALANCE

Lot 23: A CHINESE STONE WEIGHT BALANCE

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Description: An artistic Chinese traditional small weight balance finely made out of rare stone, includes 4 stackable weights, a ring, and an egg shaped counter balance.

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A CHINESE BRONZE

Lot 24: A CHINESE BRONZE "DRAGON AND PHOENIX" VASE

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Description: This Chinese bronze vase with large opening mouth stretched from an ovoid body, handles carved in the form of a phoenix with dragon patterns present on exterior; artist mark "zong pu" on the bottom.

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A CHINES BRONZE SEATED GUAN YIN FIGURE

Lot 25: A CHINES BRONZE SEATED GUAN YIN FIGURE

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Description: The well casted bronze Guan Yin is seated on a lotus pad with delicate headdress and clothes. Period of Qing Dynasty

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A CHINESE BRONZE BOWL

Lot 26: A CHINESE BRONZE BOWL

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Description: Of flared form on a short foot, the sides of the bowl rise steeply to the rim with a larger opening. Notable discoloration in exterior and interior.

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A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER

Lot 27: A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER

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Description: This censer is supported by three feet, with two sides cast with two lion head handles and six character mark of "XUANDE" in relief on upper body.

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A BRONZE TRIPOD VESSEL, DING

Lot 28: A BRONZE TRIPOD VESSEL, DING

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Description: A Ding form tripod vessel, with a wide rim, and raised on three long legs, and there is a pair of loop handles that issue from the rim. The body is well cast with a continuous pattern of Taotie masks. The bottom is plain with patinated with green and red patina. Qing Dynasty period.

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A LARGE BRONZE LOTUS LEAF BRUSH POT

Lot 29: A LARGE BRONZE LOTUS LEAF BRUSH POT

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Description: A large bronze brush washer, in the form of a lotus leaf, with finely cast lotus flower raising on the foot and small frog cast on the edge of washer.

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A BRONZE CENSER WITH COVER

Lot 30: A BRONZE CENSER WITH COVER

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Description: Raising on four bamboo shaped feet, the bronze censor is well cast with a bamboo looped handles and bamboo leaves cover that completed with a bamboo trunk finial.

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A GILT PAINTED BRONZE RHINOCEROS FIGURE

Lot 31: A GILT PAINTED BRONZE RHINOCEROS FIGURE

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Description: This bronze cast rhinoceros is gilt painted over the entire body with delicate patterns. The back has a cover that can be opened to reveal storage area.

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A CHINESE CARVED CRANE BRUSH-POT

Lot 32: A CHINESE CARVED CRANE BRUSH-POT

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Description: This beautifully carved crane brush-pot is made with bronze and is decorated with many flying cranes through the clouds. The top rim and bottom rim are decorated with leiwen patterns.

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A BRONZE DECORATED LIDDED VESSEL

Lot 33: A BRONZE DECORATED LIDDED VESSEL

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Description: A bronze lidded vessel with two carved roosters as legs, carrying a jar-like body, with two mythical beast lying on the side as handles; one mythical beast laying on top of cover.

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A GROUP OF FOUR BRONZE WARES

Lot 34: A GROUP OF FOUR BRONZE WARES

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Description: A set of bronze wares of different sizes, including two censers, one cover box and one decoration.

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A GROUP OF FIVE BRONZE WARES

Lot 35: A GROUP OF FIVE BRONZE WARES

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Description: The longer blade has beveled edges and a distinct median ridge, the hilt is cast with two circular flanges below a circular, dished pommel inlaid. The smaller blade has carvings embroidered on it. Accompanied by three bronze locks of various sizes.

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A PAIR OF ARCHAIC BRONZE 'PHOENIX' BOTTLES

Lot 36: A PAIR OF ARCHAIC BRONZE 'PHOENIX' BOTTLES

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Description: The bottles stands on high foot ring, with long waisted neck and everted rim, the body depicts flying phoenix and other mythical creatures, accompanied by archaic patterns. West Zhou Dynasty period.

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AN UNUSUAL CARVED BRONZE BOTTLE

Lot 37: AN UNUSUAL CARVED BRONZE BOTTLE

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Description: Of flattened ovoid form, the unusual bottle stands on high ring foot, rise to a dotted surface with Taichi marks, two small handles on the side, with a stringed lid on top. 18th/19th century.

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A GILT BRONZE BODHISATTVA

Lot 38: A GILT BRONZE BODHISATTVA

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Description: Finely casted, the Bodhisattva seated in Lalitasana on a high throne supported by multiple beasts, left hand on his knee, right hand close to chin, with serene expression. 18th Century.

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A BRONZE RITUAL TRIPOD WINE VESSEL

Lot 39: A BRONZE RITUAL TRIPOD WINE VESSEL

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Description: Raised on three blade-shaped supports, the deep body flat-cast with a band comprising two taotie masks reserved on a leiwen ground, one mask divided by a single-character inscription cast beneath the C-shaped handle, the smooth mottled olive-green and slight orange with areas of greenish encrustation. Warring States period.

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A SMALL TRIPOD CENSER

Lot 40: A SMALL TRIPOD CENSER

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Description: Of compressed globular form, the small gilt silver washer stands on three tall legs, rises to a body with flower and vine patterns, two lion mask handles, and everted rim. Bottom bears a one character "XUAN" mark.

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Lot 41: A "XUAN" MARK TRIPOD CENSER

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Description: The bronze tripod censer of globular form, splayed round top, the body supported by three hoof legs, two lion head handles, intertwined vines patterns on the body, one Chinese character mark of "Xuan" on the bottom of the censer.

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A GILD AND JADE INLAID

Lot 42: A GILD AND JADE INLAID "GUANYIN"

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Description: A Southern Asian style of gild jade inlaid "Guanyin" seated in her throne chair.

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A BRONZE FOUR-LEG TWO-HANDLED SQUARE CENSER

Lot 43: A BRONZE FOUR-LEG TWO-HANDLED SQUARE CENSER

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Description: The bronze censer has a square body, a lion finial cover, four male figures on their knees as the four legs stand, and double beast mask handles. Chinese marking of "Xuande" on the bottom of the censer.

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A BRONZE GILT SAKYAMUNI STATUE

Lot 44: A BRONZE GILT SAKYAMUNI STATUE

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Description: The statue finely showing the Sakyamuni standing on top of a lotus throne, wearing a gilt kasaya, holding a Dharma wheel with the left palm, and the right arm hanging down with the right palm opened facing outward. Republic period.

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A GROUP OF BRONZE CARVING DISPLAYS

Lot 45: A GROUP OF BRONZE CARVING DISPLAYS

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Description: A group of four animal bronze carving small boxes, one in the form of elephant, one in the form of duck, and two small quails, all can be opened at the mid section.

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A BRONZE BOX WITH LID

Lot 46: A BRONZE BOX WITH LID

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Description: A cylindrical shaped box with key-fret pattern and Arabic symbols.

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A GROUP OF BRONZE AND SILVER ITEMS

Lot 47: A GROUP OF BRONZE AND SILVER ITEMS

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Description: The group of items includes a bronze lion handled censer with "XUANDE" mark, an exported Chinese cloisonne cover box, a bronze wine pot, a bronze oil lamp, and an ornamented silver box.

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A GROUP OF ARCHAIC BRONZE VESSELS

Lot 48: A GROUP OF ARCHAIC BRONZE VESSELS

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Description: The group of items includes four archaic bronze vessels, a bronze chalice, an archaic bronze bell, and a bronze monkey head statue, each with different shape and design, some with ancient Chinese text.

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TWO BRONZE BALANCE WEIGHTS

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Description: Two bronze round balance weight used in traditional Chinese weights.

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FOUR ITEMS INCLUDING BRONZE WARE AND INK STONE

Lot 50: FOUR ITEMS INCLUDING BRONZE WARE AND INK STONE

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Description: The group of items include a round inkstone, a pair of bronze teapots, a bronze "Twin Dragons" cup, and a bronze Budai Buddha.

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