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Auction Description for Clars: December 7 Fine Art & Antique Auction
Viewing Notes:
Friday, December 6th 1pm to 6pm. Saturday and Sunday the 8th and 9th beginning at 9am.

December 7 Fine Art & Antique Auction

(838 Lots)

by Clars Auction Gallery


838 lots with images

December 7, 2013

Live Auction

5644 Telegraph Avenue

Oakland, CA, 94609 USA

Phone: 1-510-428-0100

Fax: 1-510-658-9917

Email: info@clars.com

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Six Chinese Composition Figures

Lot 1: Six Chinese Composition Figures

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Description: (lot of 6) Chinese composition figures, consisting of a simulated amber piece of an emperor holding a ruyi scepter; one Guanyin with a scepter; one celestial beauty with a sprig; a seven story pagoda; and a group with two immortals; a tripod censer with dragons, some with wood stands, largest: 19"h

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Chinese Figural Hardstone Carving

Lot 2: Chinese Figural Hardstone Carving

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Description: Chinese hardstone carving, of a male immortal holding a fan and backed by a lotus plant, yellow-green matrix with dark patches, 3"h

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Chinese Stone Carving of Tianzhu

Lot 3: Chinese Stone Carving of Tianzhu

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Description: Chinese stone carving, shaped with two tianzhu beads, a shou medallion and another of crescent moon form, with wood a stand, stone: 7"w

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Two Chinese Bead Bracelets

Lot 4: Two Chinese Bead Bracelets

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese agate bead bracelets, one featuring a tianzhu bead with a sawtooth pattern; the other with seven concave beads with banded patterns, largest bead: 1.75"w

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Chinese Butterfly Belt Hook

Lot 5: Chinese Butterfly Belt Hook

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Description: Pair of Chinese jade belt hooks, each circular plaque pierced with a butterfly, overall: 4"w

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Chinese Jade Small Plaques/Ornaments

Lot 6: Chinese Jade Small Plaques/Ornaments

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Description: (lot of 25) Group of Chinese small jade plaques, of various form and some with floral motifs, largest: 1.25"h

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Chinese Jade Bi-Disks

Lot 7: Chinese Jade Bi-Disks

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Description: (lot of 9) Chinese jade bi disks, most of mottled green hues; two of a dark tan-green color, largest: 1"w

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Two Chinese Snuff Bottle

Lot 8: Two Chinese Snuff Bottle

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese stone snuff bottles, one of tiger's eye stone carved with Shoulao and a bat; the other of rock crystal with an elder holding a carp, larger: 2"h

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Chinese Blue-and-White Guanyin

Lot 9: Chinese Blue-and-White Guanyin

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Description: Chinese underglaze blue porcelain Guanyin, the benevolent face surmounted by a diadem fronted by Amida Buddha, the bodhisattva holds a sacred jewel and seated above a lotus pedestal, 13.5"h

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Indian Bronze Standing Buddha

Lot 10: Indian Bronze Standing Buddha

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Description: East Indian bronze figure of the Buddha, in monastic robes and standing above a double lotus pedestal, 14.75"h

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Chinese Wood Handling Pieces and Stand

Lot 11: Chinese Wood Handling Pieces and Stand

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Description: (lot of 3) Chinese wooden handling pieces and stand, of a pair of floral form handling pieces together with a stand composed of two confronting zoomorphs, stand: 4.5"w

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Chinese Coral Snuff Bottle, Crystal Lion

Lot 12: Chinese Coral Snuff Bottle, Crystal Lion

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese coral snuff bottle and rock crystal carving: first, carved with a gold fish; second, with a fu-lion supported on a pedestal, 3.75"h

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Chinese Jade Toggle, Figure

Lot 13: Chinese Jade Toggle, Figure

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Description: Chinese jade handling piece, carved with an elderly sage with a tan colored fish, 3.125"h

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Chinese Zisha Large Tea Caddy

Lot 14: Chinese Zisha Large Tea Caddy

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Description: Chinese zisha ceramic tea caddy, of hexagonal section with each panel molded with peonies amid a diaper ground, with a metal lid, overall: 9"h

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Chinese Reticulated Ivory Brush Pot

Lot 15: Chinese Reticulated Ivory Brush Pot

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Description: Chinese pierced ivory brush pot, late Qing/early Republic period, carved with figures in landscape with a reticulated cash coin ground (lacking base), 3.125"h

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Chinese Carved Ivory Box

Lot 16: Chinese Carved Ivory Box

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Description: Chinese export ivory box, late Qing/early Republic period, finely carved with figures in a landscape with pavilions and trees, the hinged lid decorated en suite (cracks), 5"w

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Chinese/Japanese Ivory Parasol Handle, Dragon

Lot 17: Chinese/Japanese Ivory Parasol Handle, Dragon

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Description: Chinese/Japanese ivory parasol handle, carved with a dragon meandering toward the surmounting jewel, with a red accented incised name 'Huaguang'/'Kego', 9.7"h

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Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Type Vases

Lot 18: Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Type Vases

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Description: (lot of 4) Chinese cinnabar lacquer style vases, consisting of two pairs of vases similarly decorated with figures in landscape, the neck and base with a floral pattern, each of the base marked 'China', largest: 12.5"h

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Chinese Stone Book Ends

Lot 19: Chinese Stone Book Ends

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese soapstone bookends, each carved with a pot of flowering chrysanthemums (chips), 5"h

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Chinese Wood Prayer Beads

Lot 20: Chinese Wood Prayer Beads

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Description: Chinese wooden prayer beads, consisting of one hundred and eight spherical beads reputed to be 'chenxiang' wood, overall: 15.5"l

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Indian Metal Seated Buddha

Lot 21: Indian Metal Seated Buddha

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Description: East Indian metal patinated figure of the Buddha, seated in dhyanasana above a pedestal with lions and two Buddhas, 8.25"h

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Thai Composition Bust

Lot 22: Thai Composition Bust

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Description: Thai composition bust of a Buddhist deity, the serene figure wearing a diadem and elaborate collar, 15"h

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Japanese Suzuribako, Wooden Writing Box , Ink Stones

Lot 23: Japanese Suzuribako, Wooden Writing Box , Ink Stones

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Description: (lot of 4) Japanese suzuribako (writing box), early 20th century, hinged lid with an iron handle and with three drawers; two ink stones, one with wooden cover; blue and white rectangular porcelain water dropper, decorated with chrysanthemums, suzuribako: 8.25"h x 7.5"w x 12.5"d. Provenance: The Jeff Sahadi collection

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Japanese Traveling Shrine, Zushi

Lot 24: Japanese Traveling Shrine, Zushi

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Description: Japanese traveling shrine (zushi), the black lacquered case with a wood carving of Bishamonten, gilt interior with a dais (losses), overall (case): 6.75"h

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Japanese Patinated  Bronze Vessel and Vase

Lot 25: Japanese Patinated Bronze Vessel and Vase

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Description: (lot of 2) Japanese patinated bronze items: a square censer cast with kirin and umigame, on four short supports; a bamboo form vase, the leaves accented in red and silver, bearing the signature [Bizan], vase: 7"h

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Group of Japanese Brass and Cloisonne Items, 19c

Lot 26: Group of Japanese Brass and Cloisonne Items, 19c

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Description: (lot of 6) Group of Japanese metal objects, some 19th century: two brass letter openers, with a frog and lotus blossom and the other with a bird; a kiseru pipe, metal part with chrysanthemums; a lobed small cloisonne plate; a lidded cloisonne tripod censer, decorated with flowers and butterflies; a brass match box with pheasants, family crest and ivies, longest (pipe): 7.5"l

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Japanese Fukagawa Porcelain Bowl

Lot 27: Japanese Fukagawa Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Japanese enameled porcelain shallow bowl, featuring five Chinese children in total, with two in the interior and three below the ruyi band to the exterior, the base with a Fukagawa mark, 8"w

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Chinese Bronze Censer

Lot 28: Chinese Bronze Censer

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Description: Chinese bronze censer, the lid featuring a fu-lion with three cubs, circular body above three supports, decorated with dragons and flaming jewels, 5"h

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Chinese Porcelain Seal/Japanese Water Dropper

Lot 29: Chinese Porcelain Seal/Japanese Water Dropper

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Description: (lot of 2) Group of scholar's items: a Chinese undgerglaze blue porcelain seal, two sides decorated with a river landscape and the other sides with poetic inscriptions, the base with four seal script characters, 4.75"h; together with a Japanese persimmon form copper water dropper with a small spout, the base marked 'Koseki', seal: 4.9"h

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Three Chinese Porcelain Plate/Cups

Lot 30: Three Chinese Porcelain Plate/Cups

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Description: (lot of 3) Chinese underglaze blue porcelain plate and cups: the cups each of inverted bell form, decorated with cranes, apocryphal Jiajing marks; the plate with stylized floral motifs, studio mark to base (chip), 6.75"w. Provenance: The Jeff Sahadi collection

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Chinese Small Porcelain Jar, FIgures

Lot 31: Chinese Small Porcelain Jar, FIgures

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Description: Chinese gilt and enameled porcelain jar, the tapering ovoid body with five figures from the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the base with an apocryphal Daoguang mark, 4"h

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Chinese Small Porcelain Brush Pot

Lot 32: Chinese Small Porcelain Brush Pot

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Description: Chinese enameled porcelain small brush pot, of a seated beauty watching two children wrestling on the ground, the base marked, 5"h

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Chinese Album, Qi Gong (after), Bamboo

Lot 33: Chinese Album, Qi Gong (after), Bamboo

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Description: After Qi Gong (Chinese, 1912-2005), Album of Bamboo, ink and color on paper, twelve double pages including the depiction of bamboo and poetic colophons, bearing signature and seals, cover: 10"h x 6.6"w

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Chinese Carved Babmoo Wrist Rest

Lot 34: Chinese Carved Babmoo Wrist Rest

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Description: Chinese bamboo wrist rest, carved with Liu Hai fishing for a three legged toad with a strand of cash, the upper right incised, 9.75"w

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Japanese Cloisonne Vase

Lot 35: Japanese Cloisonne Vase

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Description: Japanese cloisonne enameled vase, the tapering ovoid body with bands and lappets heightened with floral motifs, 5"h

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Chinese Celadon Dish

Lot 36: Chinese Celadon Dish

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Description: Chinese celadon glazed stoneware dish, with an everted rim and shallow interior, raised on a tapering foot ring, 7"w

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Chinese Celadon Glazed Dish

Lot 37: Chinese Celadon Glazed Dish

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Description: Chinese celadon glazed stoneware dish, with a slightly flared rim and the unglazed recessed foot with an apocryphal Chenghua mark, 5.5"w

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Two Chinese Porcelain Sauce Dishes

Lot 38: Two Chinese Porcelain Sauce Dishes

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese enameled porcelain sauce dishes, one with four bats surrounding a shou emblem, apocryphal Qianlong mark to the base; the other with a butterfly amid flowering tendrils, apocryphal Qianlong mark to the base (repair), 3.125"w

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Group of Chinese/Japanese Enamel Ware

Lot 39: Group of Chinese/Japanese Enamel Ware

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Description: (lot of 10) Chinese enameled items, consisting of two turquoise cups with floral sprigs, three shaped dishes, a napkin ring, a covered cup and cup stand together with a small cup of royal blue hue decorated with bats, peaches and flowers; Japanese cloisonne enameled turquoise vase with pink flowers, 7.25"h

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Chinese Porcelain Bowl, Prunus/Bamboo

Lot 40: Chinese Porcelain Bowl, Prunus/Bamboo

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Description: Chinese enameled ruby ground porcelain bowl, featuring flowering prunus and bamboo on a magenta ground, the base with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark, 5.75"w

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Chinese Yellow Teapot and Peking Glass Cups

Lot 41: Chinese Yellow Teapot and Peking Glass Cups

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Description: (lot of 3) Chinese porcelain teapot and Peking glass cups, the sky blue cups of inverted bell form, 2.75"h x 3.7"w; the tea pot enameled with floral sprigs on a yellow ground, 9"w

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Chinese Enameled Ruyi Scepter

Lot 42: Chinese Enameled Ruyi Scepter

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Description: Chinese enameled gilt metal ruyi scepter, the head with a bat suspending peaches, the blue shaft with Buddhist treasures, 14.25"w

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Chinese Blue-and-White Stick Neck Vase

Lot 43: Chinese Blue-and-White Stick Neck Vase

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Description: Chinese underglaze blue porcelain stick neck vase, the neck decorated with ruyi band and ribbon tied sachets, above the pear shaped body with floral reserves alternated with panels with a foliage pattern, 12.25"h

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Group of Three Chinese Bowls

Lot 44: Group of Three Chinese Bowls

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Description: (lot of 3) Group of Chinese bowls, consisting of a mottled green hardstone bowl; one celadon glazed stoneware bowl with underglaze blue characters; together with a blue-and-white one with stylized scrolls, 5.5"w. Provenance: Property from a private collection to benefit Honolulu Museum of Art

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Group of Chinese and Japanese Stands

Lot 45: Group of Chinese and Japanese Stands

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Description: (lot of 38) Box of Chinese and Japanese wood stands, including circular bases, plate stands and a Japanese red lacquer altar pedestal base, 9"h

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Chinese Cizhou-Style Bottle Vase

Lot 46: Chinese Cizhou-Style Bottle Vase

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Description: Chinese Cizhou style ceramic bottle vase, the pear shaped body painted with sprigs of flowers below the trumpet neck, 11.25"h

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Chinese Green Dragon Porcelain Plate

Lot 47: Chinese Green Dragon Porcelain Plate

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Description: Chinese enameled porcelain plate, with five dragon roundels and centered with a jewel, the base with a endless knot mark, 9.5"w; Provenance: Estate of Reynold Tom of Oakland, CA

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Chinese Embroidered Boots

Lot 48: Chinese Embroidered Boots

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Description: Pair of embroidered Chinese child's boots, the red-orange ground with blue satin stitched peonies (wear), 8.25"h

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Chinese Wooden Miniature Day Bed

Lot 49: Chinese Wooden Miniature Day Bed

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Description: Chinese wooden model of a day bed, with an openwork back and arms joined to the rectangular seat, raised on straight supports, 11.75"w

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Chinese Porcelain Plate, Hehe Erxian

Lot 50: Chinese Porcelain Plate, Hehe Erxian

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Description: Chinese enameled porcelain plate, the well depicting Hehe Erxian below a colophon, 6.25"w

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