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Asian Works of Art

by Altair Auctions


556 lots with images

August 22, 2013

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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Group of Eighty Chinese Badges

Lot 1: Group of Eighty Chinese Badges

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Description: China, group of eighty badges of various sizes and designs, featuring figures and names. Largest, Diameter 2 3/8 in.

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Chinese Painted Oil Lamp

Lot 2: Chinese Painted Oil Lamp

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Description: China, oil lamp in the form of a boy with a shield decoration on his chest, accented with black paint. Height 7 7/8 in.

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Two Porcelain Chinese Lamps

Lot 3: Two Porcelain Chinese Lamps

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Description: China, two electric lamps with varying designs, one with a bird and floral decorative scheme, and the other with a floral and stripe pattern. Height of the larger, 22 1/2 in.

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Chinese Marble and Cloisonne Lantern

Lot 4: Chinese Marble and Cloisonne Lantern

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Description: China, marble lantern, flared rim, rounded body and footed base, Cloisonne fixture decorated with a floral motif. Length 4 1/4 in., Width 4 in. Provenance: From the private collection of Mrs. Pearl K. Jennison, of New London, New Hampshire.

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Chinese Agate Jewelry Box

Lot 5: Chinese Agate Jewelry Box

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Description: China, 19th C., gilt jewelry box with an agate top, carved with a naturalistic design, and a green beaded seam. Length 2 1/4 in., Height 3/4 in.

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Chinese Jun Ware Water Coup

Lot 6: Chinese Jun Ware Water Coup

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Description: China, Early 20th C., Jun ware water coup in a brilliant purple hue, with varying swirls of color Height 1 1/4 in., Width 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Stone Mythical Animal Figure

Lot 7: Chinese Carved Stone Mythical Animal Figure

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Description: China, carved green stone mythical animal figure on a beige base. Height 2 in., Width 2 in., Length 4 1/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 8: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Peking glass snuff bottle, globular form with long waisted neck surrounded by lotus petals, gilded rim, dragon and cloud motif in blue and white, with turquoise colored stopper with gilded rim. Length 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 9: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, in the form of a durian fruit, in a bright orange hue, with stopper Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

Lot 10: Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, enameled snuff bottle, ovoid form, flared rim, waisted neck, rounded base, framed scene of dragon emerging from stylized green waves, yellow ground with organic shapes, with rounded stopper, Qianlong mark on base. Height 2 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottle

Lot 11: Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, blue and white porcelain snuff bottle, of cylindrical shape decorated with a a painted landscape scene, missing stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 12: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, flattened, square form, flared, rounded rim, flat base, with rounded brown stopper. Height 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 13: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Peking glass snuff bottle, bulbous form with long neck and straight base, with a social scene of carved figures in primary colors, Chinese character of fortune in a stamp style, with rounded light green stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottle

Lot 14: Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, blue and white snuff bottle, organic flattened rectangular form, tall neck with spiraled designs, straight base, framed scene of a bird in a tree, cone shaped stopper. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 15: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, jade snuff bottle of a rounded rectangular form with carved naturalistic designs at the sides, with orange rounded stopper with black rim. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 16: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, agate snuff bottle, flattened rounded rectangular form, straight neck and base, carved scene of jovial figure sliding down a hill in a natural setting, rounded light mossy green stopper with black rim. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 17: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, agate snuff bottle, flattened ovoid shape, straight neck and base, green ground with white carved natural scene including a bird, rounded orange stopper with black rim. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 18: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, jade snuff bottle, of flattened rounded rectangular form with naturalistic carvings, missing stopper. Height 1 3/4 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., beautifully painted Peking glass snuff bottle, in a flattened Meiping shape, with a colorful landscape scene with two figures standing on the banks of a body of water, with stopper. Height 2 1/4 in.

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Two Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Lot 20: Two Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19th C., two porcelain snuff bottles, one has a cylindrical shape and decorated with a man on a horse outside a city; the other is a vase-shape with a variety of scholars and children in a landscape. Height 3 1/2 in.

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Bag of Chinese Snuff Bottle Stoppers

Lot 21: Bag of Chinese Snuff Bottle Stoppers

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Description: China, 19th C., a bag of snuff bottle stoppers in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. Width of largest stopper, 1 in.

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Four Chinese Painted Snuff Bottles

Lot 22: Four Chinese Painted Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, four snuff bottles, porcelain and Peking glass, in various forms, with painted decorative motifs and landscape scenes, with stoppers. Height of largest, 2 3/4 in.

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Two Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot 23: Two Chinese Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19th C., two snuff bottles, one of flattened ovoid form, clear with colorful overlays; one of Meiping form and Famille Rose with Yongzheng mark, one with stopper. Length of larger, 3 1/2in.

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 24: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., jade snuff bottle in a flattened circular form, basket weave patterned carvings, with flattened form jade stopper. Height 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

Lot 25: Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., highly colored Famille Rose snuff bottle in the form of fish and creatures, Qianlong mark on base. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

Lot 26: Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved horn snuff bottle of rectangular form with flat, circular rim, and minimal neck, with stopper. Height 2 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 27: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, of Meiping shape, in a vibrant blue color with red splashes, missing stopper. Height 2 5/8 in.

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Chinese Silver Snuff Bottle

Lot 28: Chinese Silver Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., silver snuff bottle of circular form decorated with auspicious symbols, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Crystal Snuff Bottle

Lot 29: Chinese Crystal Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved crystal snuff bottle in the form of Shoutao, in a seated position with a detailed facial expression and robes, with stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Copper Enameled Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, copper enameled snuff bottle, of circular form, decorated with an image of a figure riding a donkey in a mountain landscape, with stopper, Qianlong mark. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Lot 31: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Famille Rose porcelain snuff bottle, of ovoid form with decorative ears, painted with an image of a child in vibrant orange, with stopper, mark on base. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Amber Snuff Bottle with Box

Lot 32: Chinese Amber Snuff Bottle with Box

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Description: China, 19th C., amber snuff bottle carved in form of double gourd with vine details, with matching stopper, complete with wooden base and box. Height 2 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 33: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, of rounded rectangular form, with a scene of a bird in flight, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Enamel Snuff Bottle

Lot 34: Chinese Enamel Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., enamel snuff bottle, of a flattened rectangular form, decorated with colorful flowers, a butterfly and a bird, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Horn Snuff Bottle

Lot 35: Chinese Horn Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved horn snuff bottle in an irregular form, carved with chi dragons and auspicious symbols, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle

Lot 36: Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., ivory snuff bottle of flattened rectangular form tapering toward base, and carved scenes of figures and decorative elements, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle

Lot 37: Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Early 20th C., ivory snuff bottle of rectangular form, decorated with landscape scene, with stopper. Height 3 1/8 in.

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Chinese Blue, White, and Copper Red Snuff Bottle

Lot 38: Chinese Blue, White, and Copper Red Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, blue, white, and copper red snuff bottle, of cylindrical form, decorated with a scene of scholar figures in a natural landscape, missing stopper. Height 4 in.

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Two Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottles

Lot 39: Two Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, two blue and white snuff bottles, of bottle form, decorated with trees and figures, with Peking glass stoppers. Height of the tallest, 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 40: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., jade snuff bottle, in a square form, carved with Chinese characters, with an agate and green jade stopper. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot 41: Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19/20th C., collection of twelve snuff bottles, an array of various depictions: amber-colored bottles; carved bottles; painted bottles; colorful depictions of figures; and intricately carved scenes. Length of largest 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Glass Enamel Snuff Bottle

Lot 42: Chinese Glass Enamel Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Early 20th C., snuff bottle in a pear shape, depiction of two small ducks in front of a grouping of flowers, Qianlong mark on base. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Mountain

Lot 43: Chinese Carved Jade Mountain

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Description: China, carved jade mountain featuring horses, one rearing whilst the other looks back, with an openwork design including a carved floral motif, with wooden footed base. Height 4 in,. Width 5 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Yellow Jade Figure

Lot 44: Chinese Carved Yellow Jade Figure

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Description: China, carved yellow jade figure of a woman in a reclining position, with intricately carved hair. Length 3 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Mythical Animal

Lot 45: Chinese Carved Jade Mythical Animal

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Description: China, jade mythical animal with open mouth, crouching on all fours, great coloration throughout of greens, grays, browns. Length 2 3/4 in., Width 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Shoulao Figure

Lot 46: Chinese Carved Jade Shoulao Figure

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Description: China, well-carved jade Shoulao figure holding a staff, standing on a square base. Length: 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Ornament

Lot 47: Chinese Carved Jade Ornament

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Description: China, well-carved jade ornament in a rounded naturalistic form, with a bright green hue. Height 2 in.

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Chinese Jade Cong

Lot 48: Chinese Jade Cong

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Description: China, jade cong, circular rim and base with square jutted corners, carved decoration in a pattern on all sides, enhancing the natural stone coloration. Width 1 1/2 in., Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Bowl

Lot 49: Chinese Carved Jade Bowl

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Description: China, carved jade bowl, slightly flared rim, with large ears, on footed base, smoky white, beige coloring throughout. Height 2 in., Width 6 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Phallus

Lot 50: Chinese Carved Jade Phallus

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Description: China, smoothly carved jade phallus, with attention to detail. Length 8 in.

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