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Auction Description for Altair Auctions: Fine Asian Works of Art

Fine Asian Works of Art

by Altair Auctions


668 lots with images

April 26, 2014

Live Auction

151 Carnegie Row

Norwood, MA, 02062 USA

Phone: 781-349-8388

Fax: 781-349-8327

Email: info@altair-auctions.com

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Chinese Blue, White, and Red Snuff Bottle

Lot 1: Chinese Blue, White, and Red Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., blue, white, and red snuff bottle, in cylindrical form, with tapered neck, rounded stopper, and mythical creature motifs, mark on base. Height 3 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 2: Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved agate snuff bottle, polished and in the form of a pig, with carved details in the hair and face, with stopper. Length 2 7/8 in.

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Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

Lot 3: Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., horn carved snuff bottle, in an organic form, with flat base, textured surface, and red stopper. Height 3 1/8 in. Federal regulations prohibit the shipment of horn. In-house pick-up is required.

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Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

Lot 4: Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved horn snuff bottle, in cylindrical form with tapered base, a stopper, and rounded flared neck. Height 2 1/2 in. Federal regulations prohibit the shipment of horn. In house pick-up is required.

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Chinese Carved Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 5: Chinese Carved Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved jade snuff bottle, in organic ovular form, smooth surface on back, with intricately carved scene on front, polished finish. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Red Stone Snuff Bottle

Lot 6: Chinese Carved Red Stone Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved red-stone snuff bottle, with an ovular form, with a satin finish displaying the natural red coloring. Height 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Shoushan Stone Snuff Bottle

Lot 7: Chinese Carved Shoushan Stone Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved Shoushan stone snuff bottle, in a rectangular form, with rounded corners and natural curved striations of rich browns and white. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Snuff Bottle

Lot 8: Chinese Carved Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved snuff bottle, expertly carved with dragons and floral motif, a small figure sits on the stopper. Height 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Stone Snuff Bottle and Agate Bead

Lot 9: Chinese Carved Stone Snuff Bottle and Agate Bead

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Description: China, carved stone snuff bottle with stopper and carved detail of a figure and deer, and agate bead with red and yellow striations. Height 3 1/8 in.

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Chinese Carved Tiger Eye Snuff Bottle

Lot 10: Chinese Carved Tiger Eye Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved tiger eye snuff bottle, carved in the form of a crab with natural striations, with a bright blue bead held within the center. Length 4 in., Height 1 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Wood Snuff Bottle

Lot 11: Chinese Carved Wood Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved wood snuff bottle, in flattened circular form, with orange stopper, and green carved detail. Height 4 in.

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Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

Lot 12: Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., enameled snuff bottle, in flattened ovoid form, with colorful figure and animal in a landscape motif, mark on base. Height 2 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 13: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, pear shaped body, with light blue stopper, raised base, and smooth surface. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 14: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, in rounded rectangular form, with orange stopper, and carved linear surface details. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 15: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, in flattened ovular form, with red stopper, speckled glass, and detail on the sides. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 16: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Peking glass snuff bottle, in a flat tapered square shape, with green stopper, and carved detail on the sides. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 17: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, in flattened oblong form, with blue stopper, and carved design detail. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 18: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, in flattened circular form, with carved red stopper, and carved mythical creature motifs. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 19: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass, in flattened oval form, with red stopper, smooth surface, and striations in the glass. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Copper Red Snuff Bottle

Lot 20: Chinese Copper Red Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., snuff bottle, in circular form with tapered top, and white background and red landscape and figure motifs, with Qianlong mark. Width 2 in., Height 2 1/4 in.

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Two Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottles

Lot 21: Two Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19th C., two blue and white snuff bottles with figural and dragon motifs in blue against white background. Height of Largest 3 in.

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Two Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

Lot 22: Two Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, two Peking glass snuff bottles; one brightly colored with detailed foliage and patterns; one of white ground and deep green ears and details. Height of Largest 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese 14K Gold Coral Ring

Lot 23: Chinese 14K Gold Coral Ring

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Description: China, 19th C., 14K gold coral ring, with braid and ribbon motifs, oval in shape. Height 1 in., Width1/4 in. Federal regulations prohibit the shipment of coral. In house pick-up is required.

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Chinese Tibetan Coral and Wax Bead Necklace

Lot 24: Chinese Tibetan Coral and Wax Bead Necklace

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Description: China, Tibetan coral and wax bead necklace, consisting of flat beads strung in four sections divided by larger beads and finished with a beaded tassel. Length 26 in. Federal regulations prohibit the shipment of coral. In house pick-up is required.

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Chinese Antique Jade Pi

Lot 25: Chinese Antique Jade Pi

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Description: China, antique jade pi, with a polished surface highlighting the natural green black and yellow striations. Diameter 6 1/4 in.

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Chinese Antique Jade Thumb Ring

Lot 26: Chinese Antique Jade Thumb Ring

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Description: China, antique jade thumb ring, delicately carved with auspicious characters with a rounded polished opening in a white hue. Diameter 1 5/8 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Dragon

Lot 27: Chinese Carved Jade Dragon

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Description: China, carved jade dragon, with simplified body and detailed carving of the head and belly, in pale green hue. Length 5 3/8 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Knife

Lot 28: Chinese Carved Jade Knife

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Description: China, carved jade knife, with a curved blade edge and toothed edge on the reverse side, with geometric stylized incisions along the center of the blade. Length 7 3/8 in.

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Chinese Coral Necklace

Lot 29: Chinese Coral Necklace

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Description: China, coral necklace ninety two beads arranged in increasing size, connected by three gold clasps, and pink fabric. Length 24 in. Federal regulations prohibit the shipment of coral. In house pick-up is required.

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Chinese Coral Smoking Pipe

Lot 30: Chinese Coral Smoking Pipe

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Description: China, coral smoking pipe with expert carvings depicting a scrolling floral motif on a dappled ground with geometric marks along the stem and bowl. Length 4 3/4 in. Federal regulations prohibit the shipment of coral. In house pick-up is required.

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Chinese Jadeite 10K Gold Ring

Lot 31: Chinese Jadeite 10K Gold Ring

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Description: China, jadeite 10K gold ring, with green oval stone, and smaller stones on either side, with a gold band. Length 1 1/4 in.

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Chinese Ivory Thumb Ring

Lot 32: Chinese Ivory Thumb Ring

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Description: China, 19th C., ivory thumb ring with key-fret carved silver bands, and central blue band with carved geometric detail. Diameter 1 1/8 in. Federal regulations prohibit the shipment of ivory. In house pick-up is required.

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Chinese Jade Brush Pot

Lot 33: Chinese Jade Brush Pot

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Description: China, jade brush pot in a deep green hue, with carved tiny spheres along the base and rim, with incised floral elements along body. Height 2 1/2 in., Width 5 1/4 in.

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Chinese Jade Brush Washer

Lot 34: Chinese Jade Brush Washer

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Description: China, jade brush washer in a double gourd form with two openings and organic carved elements. Length 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Duck

Lot 35: Chinese Jade Duck

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Description: China, jade duck, in a pale yellow with carved flowers along the marked feather of the duck with detail in the face and wings. Length 3 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Seal Chop

Lot 36: Chinese Carved Jade Seal Chop

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Description: China, carved jade seal chop, in square form, with carved double headed mythical creature on top, and gilt linear designs. Height 4 1/8 in., Width 4 1/8 in., Length 4 1/4 in.

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Chinese Jade Elephant

Lot 37: Chinese Jade Elephant

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Description: China, jade elephant, carved in relief on a curved form, depicting an elephant with an elaborate saddle and large tusks, pierced for potential threading. Height 1 1/2 in., Length 2 1/8 in.

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Chinese Jade Phoenix Vase

Lot 38: Chinese Jade Phoenix Vase

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Description: China, jade phoenix vase, with a flared base and neck, with expertly carved phoenix surrounding the exterior, with embossed floral elements and a footed wooden square base, with attention to detail. Height 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Pi

Lot 39: Chinese Jade Pi

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Description: China, jade pi, expertly carved with a scrolling floral motif encircling an auspicious character. Diameter 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Beaded Necklace

Lot 40: Chinese Jadeite Beaded Necklace

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Description: China, jadeite beaded necklace with 36 polished spherical beads in a light green hue. Length 20 in.

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Chinese Silver Mini Foo Lion Seal

Lot 41: Chinese Silver Mini Foo Lion Seal

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Description: China, silver mini foo lion seal, seated on top of a octagonal pedestal with details depicting floral elements along the sides, with four characters on bottom. Height 1 1/2 in.

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Chinese Tourmaline Court Necklace

Lot 42: Chinese Tourmaline Court Necklace

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Description: China, 19th C., tourmaline court necklace, with 108 beads in a pleasant purple hue, each section of the necklace with 27 beads each separated by four larger blue Buddha head beads, three accessory, or jinian, strands hang down with 10 turquoise beads on each terminating in pearls and carved blue beads, the central yellow tape coming from the central Buddha head bead has a central blue piece carved into a square form with an ornate design. Length 47 1/2 in.

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Chinese Calligraphy Album

Lot 43: Chinese Calligraphy Album

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Description: China, 19th C., calligraphy album, rectangular booklet with black Chinese characters and red seals. Length 9 1/2 in., Width 5 1/2 in.

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Chinese Fan Calligraphy

Lot 44: Chinese Fan Calligraphy

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Description: China, fan calligraphy, each pleat with large, expressively painted characters, with character signature and red seal, attributed to Liu ShuChou. Width 19 1/2 in., Length 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Fan Painting

Lot 45: Chinese Fan Painting

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Description: China, fan painting, with horizontal Chinese characters on paper, with carved frame work, with floral and linear carved details. Height 22 in., Width 13 in.

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Chinese Fan Painting Landscape Signed Xue Shi

Lot 46: Chinese Fan Painting Landscape Signed Xue Shi

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Description: China, fan painting landscape, winter landscape scene with snow covered trees and hills, a small figure sitting in the foreground, with character signature and red seal, attributed to Xue Shi. Width 19 1/2 in., Length 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Fan Painting of Blossom

Lot 47: Chinese Fan Painting of Blossom

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Description: China, fan painting of blossom, decorated with a flowering branch across the entire width of the fan with pink buds, with character signature and red seal. Width 19 1/2 in., Length 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Oil Painting of A Nude

Lot 48: Chinese Oil Painting of A Nude

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Description: China, oil painting of a nude, brunette female figure standing in the nude, holding a red piece of cloth in her hand. Width 25 in., Length 37 in.

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Chinese Painting Of Two Birds

Lot 49: Chinese Painting Of Two Birds

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Description: China, painting of two birds, abstractly rendered with expressive feathers, one bird is standing while the other is lying, with character signature and red seal, attributed to Ren Bo Nian. Width 12 3/4 in., Length 9 3/4 in.

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Chinese Scroll Brush Painting Signed

Lot 50: Chinese Scroll Brush Painting Signed

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Description: China, scroll brush painting, figure of an old woman, the body rendered in an abstract style, with much more detail seen in the face, with character signature and red seal, attributed to Jiang Xiaehe. Width 26 in., Length 28 in.

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