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December 7th Catalogue Auction

by Potomack Company

Platinum House

545 lots | 542 with images

December 7, 2013

Live Auction

1120 North Fairfax Street

Alexandria, VA, 22314 USA

Phone: 703.684.4550

Fax: 703.684.4554

Email: info@potomackcompany.com

545 Lots
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TWO VERY SIMILAR CHINESE KESI SMALL DRAGON ROBES

Lot 1: TWO VERY SIMILAR CHINESE KESI SMALL DRAGON ROBES

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Description: TWO VERY SIMILAR CHINESE KESI SMALL DRAGON ROBES both small robes woven with dragons and Buddhistic emblems over li shui band, ink highlights simulating finer detail, with striped sleeves and flaring kesi cuffs, brightly colored (2)

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CHINESE SILK-EMBROIDERED YELLOW SILK ROBE

Lot 2: CHINESE SILK-EMBROIDERED YELLOW SILK ROBE

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Description: CHINESE SILK-EMBROIDERED YELLOW SILK ROBE of typical form and design, possibly a theatrical robe?, with dragons and Buddhistic emblems above li shui to hem, all picked out in long satin stitch

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GROUP OF CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED ROBES

Lot 3: GROUP OF CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED ROBES

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Description: GROUP OF CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED ROBES including a multicolored silk embroidered white robe with central placket and embroidered black edging, a red silk satin robe with simulated rank badge to front and scattered flowers picked out in tones of blue, a short open robe in dark blue damask with embroidered trim with self tie at waist, and a small reed damask embroidered child's robe, embroidered with scattered floral sprays and Buddhistic emblems (4)

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TWO CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED SKIRTS

Lot 4: TWO CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED SKIRTS

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Description: TWO CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED SKIRTS the first, of pale blue figured silk satin, appliques with birds, butterflies and flowers in bloom within woven ribbon panels, and other applied ribbon decoration, with later cotton top section, the other, of reeded silk figured with Buddhistic emblems, decorated with appliqued knot flowers and foliage within woven ribbon and band trim, cream cotton skirt tops; together with an embroidery fashioned from several cloud collars and centering a knotted flowerhead reserved on red silk ground, and a pair of red ground panels embroidered with flowers, butterflies, gourds and cloud scrolls with applied borders, backed in blue silk (5)

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CHINESE EMBROIDERED SKIRT WITH ANTIQUE FRAGMENT

Lot 5: CHINESE EMBROIDERED SKIRT WITH ANTIQUE FRAGMENT

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Description: CHINESE EMBROIDERED SKIRT WITH ANTIQUE FRAGMENT Provenance: From the collection of Billie and Stanley Marcus (Neiman Marcus)

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CHINESE TRANSITIONAL WUCAI VASE NOW MOUNTED AS A TABLE LAMP

Lot 7: CHINESE TRANSITIONAL WUCAI VASE NOW MOUNTED AS A TABLE LAMP

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Description: CHINESE TRANSITIONAL WUCAI VASE NOW MOUNTED AS A TABLE LAMP with gentlemen in a garden with curtain beyond beneath an underglaze blue cracked ice band and further flowers in bloom and rockery, now drilled and with carved wood base and white jade finial carved with double gourds and foliage - h:13 in.

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PAIR OF CHINESE DARK BLUE-GLAZED ORMOLU MOUNTED VASES

Lot 8: PAIR OF CHINESE DARK BLUE-GLAZED ORMOLU MOUNTED VASES

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Description: PAIR OF CHINESE DARK BLUE-GLAZED ORMOLU MOUNTED VASES Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue and within a double circle, mounts of later date, the vases apparently of yenyen shape with the necks removed, now mounted with rams' head masks to shoulders, and engine-turned necks with fruit finials, all atop shaped square bases with incurved corners and everted engine-turned bands - h:12 in.

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PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JARS, QING DYNASTY (19TH C.)

Lot 9: PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JARS, QING DYNASTY (19TH C.)

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Description: PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JARS, QING DYNASTY (19TH C.) vacant underglaze blue double ring under foot, decorated with figures in a walled garden at leisure above a cracked ide band with stylized lappets and scrolling motifs (2 jars, 1 cover) h:13 in.

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CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE

Lot 10: CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE

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Description: CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE h:23 in.

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PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE HU-FORM VASES

Lot 11: PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE HU-FORM VASES

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Description: PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE HU-FORM VASES iron-red marks under base (illegible), of baluster shape with cylindrical lugs to shoulders, gaily painted with flowering chrysanthemum among other blossoms, with a wide patterned band at shoulder - h:17.50 in.

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PAIR OF SIMILAR CHINESE SANG- DE- BOEUF-GLAZED VASES, QING DYNASTY (19TH C.)

Lot 12: PAIR OF SIMILAR CHINESE SANG- DE- BOEUF-GLAZED VASES, QING DYNASTY (19TH C.)

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Description: PAIR OF SIMILAR CHINESE SANG- DE- BOEUF-GLAZED VASES, QING DYNASTY (19TH C.) both with globular bodies and with cylindrical necks, the first, covered in a thick reddish, terra cotta tone, and the other in a more reddish raspberry hue (2) - approx. h: 15 1/2 in. and h: 15 1/4 in.

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SAMSON FAMILLE ROSE LARGE EWER

Lot 13: SAMSON FAMILLE ROSE LARGE EWER

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Description: SAMSON FAMILLE ROSE LARGE EWER late 19th C., potted in the 18th C. Chinese export style, the molded body with gaily colored flower heads interspersed with patterned bands and lappets, molded C-form handle topped by bird-form head, all set atop spreading circular foot with spearhead decoration, gilt highlights - h:9.25 in.

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ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, DECEMBER 26, 1960 Ink on paper:

Lot 14: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, DECEMBER 26, 1960 Ink on paper:

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Description: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, DECEMBER 26, 1960 Ink on paper: One handwritten pen letter in Chinese 10 1/2 x 8 in. (27 x 20 cm), one typed English translation with signature 10 1/2 x 8 in. (27 x 20 cm) and one envelope 4 x 9 1/2 in. (10 x 24 cm) ; sent from Sao Paulo, Brazil December 26, 1960; Precedes letter dated December 29, 1960 (Lot 15) Provenance: From a group of letters written by Zhang Daqian to his close friend and colleague Wang Jiyuan (1893-1975). These letters are from the personal collection of Wang Jiyuan. Wang Jiyuan was an established watercolorist and oil painter by 1919, and founded the renowned Tien Ma Society in Shanghai with Liu Haisu to promote Western Style. In the 1920s he lived in Europe and in the early 1940s he moved to the United States and established the School of Chinese Brushwork in New York. Wang Jiyuan was a colleague of many well-known Chinese artists, including Zhang Daqian, Wang Yachen, and Pan Yuliang. Please contact the gallery for further information regarding the sale of an important privately held collection of Wang Jiyuan works.

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ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, DECEMBER 29,1960 Ink on paper:

Lot 15: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, DECEMBER 29,1960 Ink on paper:

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Description: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, DECEMBER 29,1960 Ink on paper: Three creased papers: 13 1/2 x 20 in. (34 x 51 cm) and 13 x 7 in. (33 x 18 cm) with envelope 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (17 x 24 cm); sent from Sao Paolo, Brazil December 31, 1960; Chinese script: This letter comes after lot 14. Describes private collection belonging to Zhang Daqian with Frank Caro and asks for Wang Jiyuan's help in proving to Caro that this collection of Chinese paintings belonging to Zhang Daqian's were legally brought to the United States. In the letter Zhang Daqian traces his travels through Brazil and Taiwan, eventually leading him to leave his collection of old master Chinese paintings in New York with Frank Caro. He asks Wang Jiyuan if a lawyer needs to be involved if Frank Caro is not satisfied with his reassurance. Provenance: From a group of letters written by Zhang Daqian to his close friend and colleague Wang Jiyuan (1893-1975). These letters are from the personal collection of Wang Jiyuan. Wang Jiyuan was an established watercolorist and oil painter by 1919, and founded the renowned Tien Ma Society in Shanghai with Liu Haisu to promote Western Style. In the 1920s he lived in Europe and in the early 1940s he moved to the United States and established the School of Chinese Brushwork in New York. Wang Jiyuan was a colleague of many well-known Chinese artists, including Zhang Daqian, Wang Yachen, and Pan Yuliang. Please contact the gallery for further information regarding the sale of an important privately held collection of Wang Jiyuan works.

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ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, APRIL 16, 1961 Ink on paper:

Lot 16: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, APRIL 16, 1961 Ink on paper:

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Description: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, APRIL 16, 1961 Ink on paper: Three creased papers 13 x 9 1/2 in. (33 x 24 cm) with envelope 4 x 7 1/2 in. (10 x 19 cm); Sent from Japan April 16, 1961; Chinese script: Zhang Daqian asks Wang Jiyuan how to deal with Frank Caro as paintings are being returned with the Ambassador's help. Zhang Daqian is sending Bada Shanren's scenery album with four leaves of calligraphy and six to seven other leaves with Bao Ya's writing on the back all of which are to stay at Wang Jiyuan's home. Zhang Daqian is travelling to Europe May 5th Provenance: From a group of letters written by Zhang Daqian to his close friend and colleague Wang Jiyuan (1893-1975). These letters are from the personal collection of Wang Jiyuan. Wang Jiyuan was an established watercolorist and oil painter by 1919, and founded the renowned Tien Ma Society in Shanghai with Liu Haisu to promote Western Style. In the 1920s he lived in Europe and in the early 1940s he moved to the United States and established the School of Chinese Brushwork in New York. Wang Jiyuan was a colleague of many well-known Chinese artists, including Zhang Daqian, Wang Yachen, and Pan Yuliang. Please contact the gallery for further information regarding the sale of an important privately held collection of Wang Jiyuan works.

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ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, MARCH 5TH Ink on paper: 14 x 41 in. (36 x 104 cm)

Lot 17: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, MARCH 5TH Ink on paper: 14 x 41 in. (36 x 104 cm)

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Description: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, MARCH 5TH Ink on paper: 14 x 41 in. (36 x 104 cm) Creased for envelope; dated March 5; signed; Chinese script: Sends regards to his wife, Daqian's daughter told him Jiyuan's wife was doing better and is glad to hear it. Saw over one hundred pieces of Jiyuan's art at an exhibition and congratulates him on selling most of them. Daqian has been ill, but took Chinese herbs and is feeling much better. His nephew is going to New York and will bring Jiyuan's wife a case of Irish cookies to have with tea. Provenance: From a group of letters written by Zhang Daqian to his close friend and colleague Wang Jiyuan (1893-1975). These letters are from the personal collection of Wang Jiyuan. Wang Jiyuan was an established watercolorist and oil painter by 1919, and founded the renowned Tien Ma Society in Shanghai with Liu Haisu to promote Western Style. In the 1920s he lived in Europe and in the early 1940s he moved to the United States and established the School of Chinese Brushwork in New York. Wang Jiyuan was a colleague of many well-known Chinese artists, including Zhang Daqian, Wang Yachen, and Pan Yuliang. Please contact the gallery for further information regarding the sale of an important privately held collection of Wang Jiyuan works.

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ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, JUNE 5TH Ink on paper: 9 1/2 x 13 in. (24 x 33 cm)

Lot 18: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, JUNE 5TH Ink on paper: 9 1/2 x 13 in. (24 x 33 cm)

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Description: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, JUNE 5TH Ink on paper: 9 1/2 x 13 in. (24 x 33 cm) Two creased papers; dated June 5; Chinese script: Zhang Daqian sends regards to Jiyuan's wife. Jiyuan had asked Zhang Daqian to brush a piece for an exhibition in New York and Zhang Daqian promises to have it to him in one week. He has shipped fourteen pieces of calligraphy with the Shanghai shipping tycoon Dong Haoyun (Tung Chao Yung) (1912-1982) and asks that when they arrive in New York Jiyuan keeps them at his home and if customs has questions Jiyuan is to tell the officials that the pieces are reference pieces for the School of Chinese Brushwork. Provenance: From a group of letters written by Zhang Daqian to his close friend and colleague Wang Jiyuan (1893-1975). These letters are from the personal collection of Wang Jiyuan. Wang Jiyuan was an established watercolorist and oil painter by 1919, and founded the renowned Tien Ma Society in Shanghai with Liu Haisu to promote Western Style. In the 1920s he lived in Europe and in the early 1940s he moved to the United States and established the School of Chinese Brushwork in New York. Wang Jiyuan was a colleague of many well-known Chinese artists, including Zhang Daqian, Wang Yachen, and Pan Yuliang. Please contact the gallery for further information regarding the sale of an important privately held collection of Wang Jiyuan works.

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ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, APRIL 7TH Ink on paper: 11 x 15 in. (full sheet)

Lot 19: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, APRIL 7TH Ink on paper: 11 x 15 in. (full sheet)

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Description: ZHANG DAQIAN (CHINESE, 1899-1983) LETTER TO WANG JIYUAN, APRIL 7TH Ink on paper: 11 x 15 in. (full sheet) Framed; Letter and photograph of Zhang Daqian; dated April 7th; signed; Chinese script: Sending regards to Jiyuan's wife. Zhang Daqian and Wang Jiyuan's mutual friend Zijie has passed away. Zhang Daqian sent four paintings, Mr. Li will bring them to New York and Zhang Daqian asks that they stay with Wang Jiyuan. California is getting cold so New York must be getting warm. He reminds Jiyuan to take care of his wife, and has no time to come visit the North. Daqian wants Mr. Li and Jiyuan to thank the lawyer that has worked with Daqian. Provenance: From a group of letters written by Zhang Daqian to his close friend and colleague Wang Jiyuan (1893-1975). These letters are from the personal collection of Wang Jiyuan. Wang Jiyuan was an established watercolorist and oil painter by 1919, and founded the renowned Tien Ma Society in Shanghai with Liu Haisu to promote Western Style. In the 1920s he lived in Europe and in the early 1940s he moved to the United States and established the School of Chinese Brushwork in New York. Wang Jiyuan was a colleague of many well-known Chinese artists, including Zhang Daqian, Wang Yachen, and Pan Yuliang. Please contact the gallery for further information regarding the sale of an important privately held collection of Wang Jiyuan works.

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PAIR OF CHINESE PAINTINGS OF LADIES IN GARDENS, QING DYNASTY (18TH C.)

Lot 20: PAIR OF CHINESE PAINTINGS OF LADIES IN GARDENS, QING DYNASTY (18TH C.)

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Description: PAIR OF CHINESE PAINTINGS OF LADIES IN GARDENS, QING DYNASTY (18TH C.) with a group of elegant beauties at leisure in a garden, the inscription about the image, now framed - (each) approx. 49.5 x 17 in. sight size (2)

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CHINESE PAINTING OF A SCHOLAR IN COURTYARD

Lot 21: CHINESE PAINTING OF A SCHOLAR IN COURTYARD

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Description: CHINESE PAINTING OF A SCHOLAR IN COURTYARD with a calligraphic inscription on the top describing the painting, now framed - 47.25 x 26 in.

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TWO CHINESE GOLD SET JADEITE PENDANTS; TOGETHER WITH STRING OF JADE AND HARDSTONE BEADS

Lot 22: TWO CHINESE GOLD SET JADEITE PENDANTS; TOGETHER WITH STRING OF JADE AND HARDSTONE BEADS

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Description: TWO CHINESE GOLD SET JADEITE PENDANTS; TOGETHER WITH STRING OF JADE AND HARDSTONE BEADS the first, of pale green tone with splashes of apple green carved with a deer beneath a flowering prunus and a peach, the reverse with a phoenix, the next of pale green tone with apple splashes carved with a dragon; together with a string of multi-colored graduated jade and hardstone beads - l: approx. 20 in. (3) Provenance: Private Collection, Middleburg

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CHINESE QUATRILOBED CENSER AND COVER

Lot 23: CHINESE QUATRILOBED CENSER AND COVER

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Description: CHINESE QUATRILOBED CENSER AND COVER Qianlong four character seal mark and possibly of the period, the flaring sides cast with archaistic masks and all atop four mask-topped feet, with mythical beast handles, the pierced cover with dragon form finial - h:7.50 w:8.50 d:4.50 in.

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CHINESE GILT-METAL LARGE TRIPOD CENSER

Lot 24: CHINESE GILT-METAL LARGE TRIPOD CENSER

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Description: CHINESE GILT-METAL LARGE TRIPOD CENSER the tall three-tiered pierced cover with finial above a circular basin with everted rim, all atop three hoof-form legs, good wood stand; h: (of censer) 34 in. Provenance: Private Richmond, Virginia collection

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CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARVED SMALL JEWELRY BOX

Lot 25: CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARVED SMALL JEWELRY BOX

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Description: CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARVED SMALL JEWELRY BOX ca. 1820, the rectangular central panel pierce carved with a bird and flowering prunus around a vacant oval cartouche, with flouted carved trim, pierce carved sides and raised atop four tall ball feet, the interior fitted with a small mirror under lid, and a removable small tray; Note: If the buyer intends to export this pre-CITES lot for commercial purposes, consistent with our definition of commercial, regulations contained in Title 50, of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 14.91, require that they must obtain an import/export license prior to engaging in business as an importer or exporter of wildlife or wildlife products. Potomack will not ship this lot without proper paperwork which is the buyer's responsibility. h:2.50 w:3.75 d:2.75 in.

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CHINESE MING STYLE SQUARE WINE TABLE

Lot 26: CHINESE MING STYLE SQUARE WINE TABLE

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Description: CHINESE MING STYLE SQUARE WINE TABLE the plain square top with shallow aprons and narrow legs, carved with scattered narrow cloud scroll - h:34.25 w:38 in.

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CHINESE BLACK LACQUERED HARDWOOD TABLE

Lot 27: CHINESE BLACK LACQUERED HARDWOOD TABLE

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Description: CHINESE BLACK LACQUERED HARDWOOD TABLE the long rectangular top raised on four legs - h:31.50 w:65 d:26 in.

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CHINESE LACQUERED WOOD AND GILT OPIUM BED

Lot 28: CHINESE LACQUERED WOOD AND GILT OPIUM BED

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Description: CHINESE LACQUERED WOOD AND GILT OPIUM BED the large bed fitted in elaborately carved case with side apertures and curved front, the carved panels depicting traditional auspicious symbols; together with an associated wash stand (2)

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ASIAN STYLE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID DISPLAY CABINET

Lot 28A: ASIAN STYLE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID DISPLAY CABINET

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Description: ASIAN STYLE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID DISPLAY CABINET in two sections, the upper with floral and bird carved inlaid crest above a large glass door enclosing shelves, the conforming base with similar door and carved and pierced apron and feet - h:84 w:36 d:22 in.

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CHINESE LACQUER TABLE SCREEN AND TABLE

Lot 29: CHINESE LACQUER TABLE SCREEN AND TABLE

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Description: CHINESE LACQUER TABLE SCREEN AND TABLE 20th century, the rectangular panel with figures in a garden landscape, the reverse with a stand of flowers, fitted stand decorated en suite

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PAIR OF CHINESE LACQUERED WOOD STANDS

Lot 30: PAIR OF CHINESE LACQUERED WOOD STANDS

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Description: PAIR OF CHINESE LACQUERED WOOD STANDS early 20th C., the tall simple stands with geometric shaped scrollwork, with black tops and gilt highlighted red ground (2) - h:32.50 w:17.50 in.

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CHINESE SOFTWOOD FRETWORK SCREEN

Lot 31: CHINESE SOFTWOOD FRETWORK SCREEN

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Description: CHINESE SOFTWOOD FRETWORK SCREEN comprised of four panels, each with openwork trellis design to upper section above simple carved lower portion - h:72 w:81 in.

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PAIR OF AMITAYUS BUDDHA THANGKA

Lot 32: PAIR OF AMITAYUS BUDDHA THANGKA

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Description: PAIR OF AMITAYUS BUDDHA THANGKA depicting the central White Buddha seated on lotus base, on red ground with faint gilt lines of the 54 manifestations, with its pair depicting an auspicious 108 emanations, now laid down and framed - 23 x 14 in., framed and laid down, sight size

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LARGE SINO-TIBETAN MANDALA

Lot 33: LARGE SINO-TIBETAN MANDALA

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Description: LARGE SINO-TIBETAN MANDALA ink and color on paper, now framed , with a three headed Buddha in central pavillion, possibly the Mythical Land of Kalacakra - 48 x 33 in. (sight)

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SINO-TIBETAN THANGKA DEPICTING TSON-KHA-PA (1357-1419)

Lot 34: SINO-TIBETAN THANGKA DEPICTING TSON-KHA-PA (1357-1419)

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Description: SINO-TIBETAN THANGKA DEPICTING TSON-KHA-PA (1357-1419) the deity renowned for studying all branches of knowledge under several teachers of three orders. His four great actions were: restoration of the image of Maitreya, proper observance of the Vinaya, establishment of the New Year's festival and construction of monasteries - 17 x14 in. image size

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SINO-TIBETAN THANGKA POSSIBLY OF VAJRAPANI

Lot 35: SINO-TIBETAN THANGKA POSSIBLY OF VAJRAPANI

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Description: SINO-TIBETAN THANGKA POSSIBLY OF VAJRAPANI the central blue figure painted, the top, five-skull crown and three eyes, holding a vajra in his right hand, also wearing a tiger skin apron with a skull belt, a large snake draped over his shoulders, with flaming mandala, all atop the charnel of dead bodies and animals, atop a lotus base, with numerous small scenes in the background, now framed - 45 3/4 x 33 1/4 in. (including frame)

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THREE ASIAN PAINTINGS

Lot 36: THREE ASIAN PAINTINGS

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Description: THREE ASIAN PAINTINGS the first, a handscroll, both woven and with calligraphic inscription, dated to the 51st year of Qianlong, written in Chinese and Tibetan (lacking scroll ends), the second, a cloaked female deity on the back of a mythical beast, and a Japanese painting of a dancer in drum

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SINO-TIBETAN HARDSTONE-INLAID VOTIVE VASE

Lot 38: SINO-TIBETAN HARDSTONE-INLAID VOTIVE VASE

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Description: SINO-TIBETAN HARDSTONE-INLAID VOTIVE VASE the tall baluster fashioned of bronze and copper, with stylized dragon handles and rows of semi-precious stones - h:33 in.

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JAPANESE PAINTING OF AN EGRET

Lot 41: JAPANESE PAINTING OF AN EGRET

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Description: JAPANESE PAINTING OF AN EGRET signed and sealed Nangu - 52.5 x 28 in. unexamined out of frame

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JAPANESE SIX-PANEL RIMPA SCHOOL SCREEN, EDO PERIOD

Lot 42: JAPANESE SIX-PANEL RIMPA SCHOOL SCREEN, EDO PERIOD

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Description: JAPANESE SIX-PANEL RIMPA SCHOOL SCREEN, EDO PERIOD each panel painted on the lower section with a profusion of garden flowers, gold leaf ground - each panel approx. h: 67 3/4 x w: 24 in.

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KEIKO MINAMI (JAPANESE, 1911-2004) WOMAN WITH AN UMBRELLA Etching: 14 1/2 x 11 in. (sheet)

Lot 43: KEIKO MINAMI (JAPANESE, 1911-2004) WOMAN WITH AN UMBRELLA Etching: 14 1/2 x 11 in. (sheet)

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Description: KEIKO MINAMI (JAPANESE, 1911-2004) WOMAN WITH AN UMBRELLA Etching: 14 1/2 x 11 in. (sheet) Framed; lower left numbered: 44/50; lower right signed in graphite: Keiko Minami

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HIROSHI YOSHIDA (JAPANESE, 1876-1950) KURA AT TOMONOURA 10 x 16 in. (sight), jizuri seal

Lot 44: HIROSHI YOSHIDA (JAPANESE, 1876-1950) KURA AT TOMONOURA 10 x 16 in. (sight), jizuri seal

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Description: HIROSHI YOSHIDA (JAPANESE, 1876-1950) KURA AT TOMONOURA 10 x 16 in. (sight), jizuri seal Framed

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TWO JAPANESE TSUBA, MEIJI PERIOD

Lot 45: TWO JAPANESE TSUBA, MEIJI PERIOD

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Description: TWO JAPANESE TSUBA, MEIJI PERIOD the first of quatrilobed shape, roughly wrought with areas of finely incised detail of dragons with gilt highlights - w: 2.75 in., the next, of bronze etched and inlaid with a scene after Hiroshige's Ohashi, Sudden Shower at Ataka with peasants wearing straw hats trying to get out of the rain, signed; together with two very similar ivory netsuke of grazing horses, a facing near pair, one signed, and a carved circular box and cover, with flower decoration; Note: If the buyer intends to export this pre-CITES lot for commercial purposes, consistent with our definition of commercial, regulations contained in Title 50, of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 14.91, require that they must obtain an import/export license prior to engaging in business as an importer or exporter of wildlife or wildlife products. Potomack will not ship this lot without proper paperwork which is the buyer's responsibility. (5)

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A PAIR JAPANESE IVORY AND WOOD WALL HANGINGS, MEIJI PERIOD

Lot 46: A PAIR JAPANESE IVORY AND WOOD WALL HANGINGS, MEIJI PERIOD

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Description: A PAIR JAPANESE IVORY AND WOOD WALL HANGINGS, MEIJI PERIOD 19th C., each rectangular wood panel inlaid with a central bouquet of chrysanthemum and lily enclosed within an elaborately carved wooden frame - each 36 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. including frame (2) Note: If the buyer intends to export this pre-CITES lot for commercial purposes, consistent with our definition of commercial, regulations contained in Title 50, of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 14.91, require that they must obtain an import/export license prior to engaging in business as an importer or exporter of wildlife or wildlife products. Potomack will not ship this lot without proper paperwork which is the buyer's responsibility.

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PAIR OF CHINESE MANUSCRIPT PAGES

Lot 48: PAIR OF CHINESE MANUSCRIPT PAGES

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Description: PAIR OF CHINESE MANUSCRIPT PAGES each with two characters on a plain ground, now framed

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WILLIAM HOLE (BRITISH, ?-1624) OXONIENSIS Hand colored copperplate engraving: 10 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (sheet)

Lot 49: WILLIAM HOLE (BRITISH, ?-1624) OXONIENSIS Hand colored copperplate engraving: 10 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (sheet)

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Description: WILLIAM HOLE (BRITISH, ?-1624) OXONIENSIS Hand colored copperplate engraving: 10 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (sheet) Framed; Oxoniensis Comitatus vulgo Oxfordshyre qui Pars olim Dobunorum

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SHENK AND VALK (17TH CENTURY) VIRGINIAE PARTIS AUSTRALIS, ET FLORIDAE PARTIS ORIENTALIS Handcolored engraving: 18 1/2 X 23 1/2 in. (...

Lot 50: SHENK AND VALK (17TH CENTURY) VIRGINIAE PARTIS AUSTRALIS, ET FLORIDAE PARTIS ORIENTALIS Handcolored engraving: 18 1/2 X 23 1/2 in. (...

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Description: SHENK AND VALK (17TH CENTURY) VIRGINIAE PARTIS AUSTRALIS, ET FLORIDAE PARTIS ORIENTALIS Handcolored engraving: 18 1/2 X 23 1/2 in. (sight) Framed; After Jansson; circa 1694

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BASILIUS BESLER (1561-1629) HERBA PARIS AND TULIPA GLOBOSA SERVOTINA AND TULIPA GLOBOSA FEROTINA Hand colored engraving: 20 x 14 3/4...

Lot 51: BASILIUS BESLER (1561-1629) HERBA PARIS AND TULIPA GLOBOSA SERVOTINA AND TULIPA GLOBOSA FEROTINA Hand colored engraving: 20 x 14 3/4...

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Description: BASILIUS BESLER (1561-1629) HERBA PARIS AND TULIPA GLOBOSA SERVOTINA AND TULIPA GLOBOSA FEROTINA Hand colored engraving: 20 x 14 3/4 in. Framed; both works from Hortus Eystettensis

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JOHANNES MOESELAGEN (DUTCH, 1827-?) YOUNG GIRL WATERING A GARDEN Oil on panel: 12 x 10 1/2 in.

Lot 52: JOHANNES MOESELAGEN (DUTCH, 1827-?) YOUNG GIRL WATERING A GARDEN Oil on panel: 12 x 10 1/2 in.

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Description: JOHANNES MOESELAGEN (DUTCH, 1827-?) YOUNG GIRL WATERING A GARDEN Oil on panel: 12 x 10 1/2 in. Framed; lower right signed in red paint: Moeselagen Delf

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JULES GEORGES BAHIEU (FLEMISH, C. 1860-C.1895) FLOCK OF SHEEP GOING THROUGH A VILLAGE Oil on canvas: 26 3/8 x 46 1/2 in.

Lot 53: JULES GEORGES BAHIEU (FLEMISH, C. 1860-C.1895) FLOCK OF SHEEP GOING THROUGH A VILLAGE Oil on canvas: 26 3/8 x 46 1/2 in.

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Description: JULES GEORGES BAHIEU (FLEMISH, C. 1860-C.1895) FLOCK OF SHEEP GOING THROUGH A VILLAGE Oil on canvas: 26 3/8 x 46 1/2 in. Framed; lower left signed: Jules Bahieu

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JOHAN BERNARD DE HOOG (DUTCH, 1867-1943) A FARMER'S WIFE Oil on panel: 9 x 7 in.

Lot 54: JOHAN BERNARD DE HOOG (DUTCH, 1867-1943) A FARMER'S WIFE Oil on panel: 9 x 7 in.

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Description: JOHAN BERNARD DE HOOG (DUTCH, 1867-1943) A FARMER'S WIFE Oil on panel: 9 x 7 in. Framed; lower right signed: Bde H

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