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Chinese Imperial Ceramics,Bactrian Idol & European Dec. Arts

by Inter-Art Budapest Auctions

Platinum House

30 lots with images

December 20, 2013

Live Auction

Párizsi u. 1

Budapest, 1052 Hungary

Phone: +36 20 522 5763

Email: zomborimarcel@gmail.com

30 Lots
A fine and rare anhua-decorated white-glazed porcelain bowl. Ming dynasty, Yongle period.

Lot 1: A fine and rare anhua-decorated white-glazed porcelain bowl. Ming dynasty, Yongle period.

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Description: Finely potted with an everted rim and steeply rounded sides jumping from a slightly rounded foot, decorated with the anhua technique on the interior with a bird-of-paradise among clouds framed with a double circle, the exterior incised with a five clawed dragon and a bird-of-paradise flying towards each other among clouds and over wavy sea. Marked on the underside with anhua technique Ming dynasty, Yongle period mark with a circle around it. . h: 8.5 x d: 21.4 cm.

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Fine and rare brown-glazed porcelain bowl. Ming dynasty, Xuande period.

Lot 2: Fine and rare brown-glazed porcelain bowl. Ming dynasty, Xuande period.

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Description: Porcelain bowl with monochrome brown glaze, rounded sides and an everted rim standing on a broad tapering foot ring. Inside and out it is covered with a brown glaze which has receded from the rim, leaving the pure white porcelain body of the bowl exposed beneath a transparent glaze. The white base is marked with an under glaze blue six-character Xuande reign mark. h: 5 x d: 10.7 cm.

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Fine and rare brown-glazed large porcelain bowl. Ming dynasty, Wanli period.

Lot 3: Fine and rare brown-glazed large porcelain bowl. Ming dynasty, Wanli period.

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Description: Porcelain bowl with monochrome brown glaze, the nicely arched rounded sides rising from a short foot. Inside and out it is covered with a brown glaze which has receded from the rim, leaving the pure white porcelain body of the bowl exposed beneath a transparent glaze. The white base is marked with an under glaze blue six-character Wanli reign mark in a double circle. h: 9.2 x d: 15.7 cm.

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Fine Ming style blue and white glazed porcelain bottle vase

Lot 4: Fine Ming style blue and white glazed porcelain bottle vase

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Description: Blue and white glazed porcelain vase with an everted rim over a bottle form body, the exterior is painted in bright tones of cobalt blue with meandering leafy scrolls bearing large blooms, and the flaring neck is painted with flowering branch over a band of ruyi heads. Unmarked. h: 17.5.

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Fine blue and white glazed and anhua-decorated porcelain footed bowl. Ming dynasty, Xuande period.

Lot 5: Fine blue and white glazed and anhua-decorated porcelain footed bowl. Ming dynasty, Xuande period.

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Description: Finely potted with rounded sides and an everted rim over a tall tapering foot. The inside rim is painted with cobalt blue calligraphy over a band of meandering leafy scrolls with blooming flowers, the well incised with a five clawed dragon in anhua-technique. The outside is incised with two dragons among clouds highlighted with a cobalt blue background. The foot incised with lotus flowers with a blue background. Marked on the inside of the foot with a six character blue under glaze Xuande reign mark. h: 12 x d: 17.5 cm.

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Fine and rare Copper-Red glazed porcelain vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.

Lot 6: Fine and rare Copper-Red glazed porcelain vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.

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Description: Copper-Red glazed porcelain vase with a high shouldered body tapering to a round foot with a slightly flaring long neck with a ribbed effect at the base of the neck. The outside is covered with a rich red glaze pooling to a deeper tone at foot and thinning to the characteristic band of white at the rim of the opening which continues to the inside of the body. Marked with cobalt blue under glaze six character Kangxi period mark. h: 21.5 cm.

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Fine Ruby glazed porcelain bowl. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period.

Lot 7: Fine Ruby glazed porcelain bowl. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period.

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Description: Finely potted, beautifully arched deep circular form resting on a short tapered foot. Inside and out it is covered with a rich copper-red glaze which has receded from the rim, leaving the pure white porcelain body of the bowl exposed beneath a transparent glaze. Inside the bowl is a small protrusion possibly generated by the firing process. The white base is marked with an under glaze blue Qianlong mark. h: 5.2 x d: 11 cm.

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Fine Ruby glazed porcelain bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang period.

Lot 8: Fine Ruby glazed porcelain bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang period.

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Description: Finely potted steeply tapering body on a slightly tapered base, covered in a rich red glaze thinning to a white at the rim and the base. Marked with a blue under glaze Daoguang period mark. H: 4.5 x d: 10 cm.

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Fine Peach bloom glazed porcelain bowl. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.

Lot 9: Fine Peach bloom glazed porcelain bowl. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.

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Description: Finely potted slightly rounded tapering sides on a slightly tapering base, covered inside and out with a red glaze thinning to a white at the rim and the base. Marked with the characteristic cobalt blue under glaze Kangxi double circle. H: 4.8 x d: 14 cm.

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Fine and rare Black glazed baluster form porcelain vase. Ming dynasty, Tianqui period

Lot 10: Fine and rare Black glazed baluster form porcelain vase. Ming dynasty, Tianqui period

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Description: Finely potted globular body raised on a circular base with long flaring neck, covered in a black glaze thinning to a greyish shade at the rim. Marked in cobalt blue under glaze Tianqui period mark in a double circle. H: 19 cm.

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Fine and rare Black glazed baluster form porcelain vase. Ming dynasty, Tianqui period

Lot 11: Fine and rare Black glazed baluster form porcelain vase. Ming dynasty, Tianqui period

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Description: Finely potted globular body raised on a circular base with long flaring neck, covered in a black glaze thinning to a greyish shade at the rim. Marked in cobalt blue under glaze Tianqui period mark in a double circle. H: 18.5 cm.

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Ming style blue and white glaze porcelain bowl

Lot 12: Ming style blue and white glaze porcelain bowl

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Description: 18th century. Finely potted with an everted rim and slightly rounded sides raised from a slightly tapering foot, the inside rim decorated with a band of leafy vines with blooming flowers, the well with a five clawed dragon among leafy vines. The outside painted with two five clawed dragons among leafy vines. Marked with blue under glaze Yongle mark. h: 7.5 x d: 14.8 cm.

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Very fine Song dynasty longquan celadon glazed footed bowl

Lot 13: Very fine Song dynasty longquan celadon glazed footed bowl

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Description: Thickly potted walls with steeply rounded sides and everted rim on a tall flaring foot. The well decorated with a carved flower enclosed in a circle, the outside rim is banded by carved waves over upright leaf motifs. The body is covered in thick celadon glaze which thins out at the rim where the white porcelain base colour protrudes through the transparent glaze. h: 14.5 x d: 15.8 cm.

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Fine and rare yellow glazed porcelain footed bowl. Ming dynasty, Xuande period

Lot 14: Fine and rare yellow glazed porcelain footed bowl. Ming dynasty, Xuande period

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Description: Slightly rounded sides with an everted rim over a tall ribbed flaring foot. The well decorated with bamboo leaves and a flying crane reliefs and the outside with clouds and four flying crane reliefs. Marked inside the well with blue under glaze Ming dynasty, Xuande mark. h: 11.8 x d: 15.8 cm.

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Blue and white glazed porcelain bowl. Ming dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 15: Blue and white glazed porcelain bowl. Ming dynasty, Kangxi period

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Description: Slightly rounded body with slightly everted rim on a short slightly tapering base. The inside is decorated with cobalt circles and a covered pot and the outside with still lives and pots. Marked with the Kangxi double circle. H: 7.4 x d: 14 cm.

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Song dynasty Ding ware Moon vase

Lot 16: Song dynasty Ding ware Moon vase

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Description: Large round body with applied spout and handle on a flaring base with a flaring short neck. The body incised with flowers and leaves. The base incised with unidentified mark. h: 26 x w: 19.5 cm.

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Large antique Chinese ivory figure of scholar with bamboo staff and carp

Lot 17: Large antique Chinese ivory figure of scholar with bamboo staff and carp

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Description: 16th century. Finely carved ivory figure with painted highlights of a bearded man holding a fish in one hand and a bamboo staff in the other. Unmarked. 30.8 cm.

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A Chinese finely carved ivory figure of Shou Lao with attendant and the symbols of longevity

Lot 18: A Chinese finely carved ivory figure of Shou Lao with attendant and the symbols of longevity

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Description: 18th century. Finely carved ivory figure of Shou with high forehead, in his left hand holding a staff with a gourd and a peach attached at the base of the staff is a crane looking up, on his right is a young boy attendant holding a scholar's rock resting one foot on the back of a spotted deer. The eyes of all characters are highlighted with a dot of black ink. Signed. h: 28.5 cm.

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Fine and rare antique Chinese ivory figure of a scholar

Lot 19: Fine and rare antique Chinese ivory figure of a scholar

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Description: 15th - 16th century. Finely carved ivory figure of a scholar with long black beard, wearing a tall conical hat and a robe with a thick rope for a belt. Unmarked. H: 16.5 cm.

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Large Chinese openwork ivory tusk

Lot 20: Large Chinese openwork ivory tusk

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Description: 19th century. Exceptionally imaginative, delicately carved and pierced ivory tusk depicting Chinese men and women in different situations such as: scholars and merchants riding tigers, elephants, Foo lions, water buffaloes or horses; a nobles surrounded by soldiers to whom women serve drinks; scholars sitting under trees accompanied by cranes. Signed. l: 58 cm

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Bactrian lapis lazuli female idol with gold hands

Lot 21: Bactrian lapis lazuli female idol with gold hands

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Description: Bactria-Margiana, circa late 3rd - early 2nd millennium BC. The voluminous body carved of a single stone decorated with a scarf like band running around the neckline, the body is covered with a leaf patterned fleece mantle, on the lap is the circa 10 karat gold clasped hands of the figure. Resting on the body is a marble head with lapis lazuli head dress. h: 22.5 cm.

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Viennese silver, ivory and painted enamel decorated jewellery box by Hermann Böhm

Lot 22: Viennese silver, ivory and painted enamel decorated jewellery box by Hermann Böhm

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Description: Second half of the 19th century. Cherry base with ivory and bone overlay. All sides decorated with painted enamel pictures, the top with ronde bose enamelled silver figures of typical renaissance character. The front left door depicts the Brave and the Fearful women and the right door with the Virgin and the Lecherous. The right side depicts the Mother sheltering children and the left side depicts the Beauty and the Love. Marked: 1872-1922 Vienna hallmark, HB (Hermann Böhm, Austrian, 19th century). Hermann Böhm was one of the best and most well-known representatives of Neo-Renaissance silver smithing in 19th century Austria. h: 41 x : 38.5 x d: 28 cm.

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Viennese gilt-metal and enamel-mounted ebonized jewellery casket

Lot 23: Viennese gilt-metal and enamel-mounted ebonized jewellery casket

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Description: Circa 1880. Mounted overall with mythological plaques, surmounted by a putto, over a spreading pediment with four columns crowned by owls and pair of cupboard doors opening to three short drawers, on a stepped plinth. H: 41 x w: 28.3 x d: 22.5 cm.

Condition Report: Small chips to columns.

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Viennese silver and enamelled cornucopia vase by Hermann Böhm

Lot 24: Viennese silver and enamelled cornucopia vase by Hermann Böhm

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Description: Second half of the 19th century. The curved enamelled body of blue ground, decorated with various panels of exceptionally well painted mythological and biblical scenes, decorated with three enamel embellished silver bands, the whole supported by a winged putto, on an octagonal base with enamel and figural decorated panels. Marked: Austrian assay mark and HB (Hermann Böhm, Austrian, 19th century). h: 43 cm.

Condition Report: Small dent to rim, as the result of which the enamel suffered some hairlines. Hinge does not work, putto has been reattached.

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Viennese silver and enamelled cornucopia vase by Hermann Böhm

Lot 25: Viennese silver and enamelled cornucopia vase by Hermann Böhm

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Description: The tapering conical vase painted overall with scrolling foliage, musical trophies, mythological and biblical scenes, decorated with three enamel embellished silver bands, supported by a spread-winged hippocampus, on a similarly-decorated hexagonal foot cast with grotesque masks. Marked: Austrian assay mark and HB (Hermann Böhm, Austrian, 19th century). 44 cm.

Condition Report: Minor crazing to enamel at rim. Hinge does not work.

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Antique Goa Portuguese ivory figure of Mary holding the baby Jesus

Lot 26: Antique Goa Portuguese ivory figure of Mary holding the baby Jesus

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Description: 16th century. Carved and painted figure of Mary holding the baby Jesus standing on a crescent moon with three hinged angel heads. H: 15.5 cm.

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Large antique Hungarian silver and ivory tankard with Bacchanalia scenes

Lot 27: Large antique Hungarian silver and ivory tankard with Bacchanalia scenes

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Description: Circa 1821. Exceptionally fine silver-smithing, the lid richly decorated with dense intertwining baroque style C scrolls and shells, flowers and grape wines supporting three nude nymph and a putto holding a bouquet of flowers and a sea shell resting on which is Amor and another putto. The body of the tankard is with eight ivory panels, each depicting a faun or a nymph playing a musical instrument or holding a vine jug, resting on a richly decorated two tiered base supported by four legs depicting Bacchus. Marked with an 1821 Pest (Hungarian) hallmark. Gross weight: 4324 g, h: 52,5 cm.

Condition Report: Minor cracks to the feet of the figures at the top.

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Large German silver renaissance style hunting tankard

Lot 28: Large German silver renaissance style hunting tankard

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Description: Circa 1880. Exceptionally fine silver-smithing, the body decorated with a hunting scene depicting nobles by a table having a feast while hunters are shooting at birds with a crossbow relief on a ribbed base with three spherical feet topped with a hinged lid with the figure of a solider on a prancing horse. Marked with German hallmark and 800 purity mark. h: 51.5 cm, 2507 g.

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Pair of Austrian art nouveau silver plated figural vases by Albert Köhler & Cie

Lot 29: Pair of Austrian art nouveau silver plated figural vases by Albert Köhler & Cie

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Description: Circa 1900. Each silver plated pewter vase decorated in a relief form with a young girl playing the harp on one and on the other a young girl playing double flutes, on the sides there are vines running from the base towards the top ending in flower bouquets. The glass liner etched with floral motifs. Both vases are inscribed and dated 1803-1903, possibly they were given to a lady as a present on her 100th birthday anniversary. Each marked A.K. & Cie. h: 20.8 cm.

Condition Report: Glass liners replaced.

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Rare Austrian art deco ceramic centre piece by G.K.V. Osterr. Edelkeramik

Lot 30: Rare Austrian art deco ceramic centre piece by G.K.V. Osterr. Edelkeramik

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Description: Circa 1920-1930. Dribbled glaze ceramic centre piece with three elephants holding a bowl resting on a circular base. Marked: G.K.V. Osterr Edelkeramik Made in Austria. h: 15.4 x d: 24.3 cm.

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