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Auction Description for Altair Auctions: Asian Art and Antiques

Asian Art and Antiques

by Altair Auctions


650 lots with images

May 24, 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 Agate Bracelet

Lot 1: Chinese Agate Bracelet

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Description: China, agate bracelet, composed of fourteen individual beads, each smoothly carved in a tapered reed form, in bright red and orange hues. Width 3/8 in.

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Chinese Chen Xiang Bead Necklace

Lot 2: Chinese Chen Xiang Bead Necklace

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Description: China, 19th C., Chen Xiang bead necklace, strung together in a long rope, consisting of dark brown/black smoothly carved beads, with a central larger bead. Length 22 in.

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Chinese 108 Amber Beaded Prayer Beads

Lot 3: Chinese 108 Amber Beaded Prayer Beads

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Description: China, amber beaded prayer beads, translucent beads in rounded form, high shine surface. Length 40 in., Bead Diameter 3/4 in.

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Chinese Gold, Coral, and Diamond Ring

Lot 4: Chinese Gold, Coral, and Diamond Ring

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Description: China, gold and coral ring with diamonds, ovoid coral top set in gold with smaller diamonds on either side. Ring Size 6 3/4, Length 9.12 mm.

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Chinese Chen Xiang Bead Necklace

Lot 5: Chinese Chen Xiang Bead Necklace

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Description: China, 19th C., Chen Xiang bead necklace, a long rope of smoothly carved beads all in a uniform size and shape, in a dark brown hue. Length 31 in.

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Chinese Agate Pendant

Lot 6: Chinese Agate Pendant

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Description: China, agate pendant, in the form of a Buddha figure, with serene facial expression and halo, smoothly carved to show the scrolling base and flowing robes, in a gradated color of clear to red at the best. Length 2 5/8 in.

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Chinese Black Chen Xiang Buddhist Prayer Beads

Lot 7: Chinese Black Chen Xiang Buddhist Prayer Beads

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Description: China, rare black Chen Xiang Buddhist prayer beads, consisting of 108 black Chenxiang beads, interspersed with larger orange beads. Length 63 in., Diameter 1.6 cm. Provenance: Estate of Chris Kain, Denver, Colorado

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Chinese Chen Xiang Bead Necklace

Lot 8: Chinese Chen Xiang Bead Necklace

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Description: China, 19th C., Chen Xiang bead necklace, a long string of beads together on one cord, each bead is the same shape and size of the others, smoothly carved and in a dark brown hue. Length 22 in.

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Chinese Horn Zhai-Jie Plaque

Lot 9: Chinese Horn Zhai-Jie Plaque

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Description: China, horn Zhai-Jie plaque, rectangular in form, carved with "Zhai Jie" on one side and Manchu inscription on reverse, each framed by intricate scroll borders, the horn of characteristic golden cinnamon tone. Length 2 4/5 in.

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Chinese Coral Necklace

Lot 10: Chinese Coral Necklace

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Description: China, coral necklace, 22 beads, rounded in form, light in color, high shine surface, small narrow gold colored spacers. Length 17 in.

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Chinese Black And White Jade Bug

Lot 11: Chinese Black And White Jade Bug

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Description: China, black and white jade bug, attached head-to-end with the black bug behind the white one, each delicately carved in relief, the back of each bug decorated with lines of chevron designs, with large eyes and details. Length 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Antique Jade Buddha

Lot 12: Chinese Antique Jade Buddha

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Description: China, antique jade Buddha figure, seated with one knee raised below two clasped hands, flowing robes and intricate detail carved into the the beard and hair of the figure, on a small wooden base. Length 4 in.

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Chinese Hetian Jade Horse

Lot 13: Chinese Hetian Jade Horse

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Description: China, 19th C., carved Hetian jade horse figure, horse is in a recumbent position with its head turned back to its body, details carved into the face and hooves of the animal, with certificate. Length 6 1/2 in., Width 3 3/4 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Bangle

Lot 14: Chinese Jadeite Bangle

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Description: China, jadeite bangle, rounded edges, smoothly carved, modeled green hues, with GIA certificate. Diameter 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Jade Bodhidharma

Lot 15: Chinese Jade Bodhidharma

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Description: China, early 20th C., carved jade Bodhidharma, smoothly carved in an undulating form, a male figure with swirling facial hear and smoke surrounded his seated form, a small child at his feet holding a string of prayer beads, in a pale green hue, with carved rosewood base. Height 6 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Guanyin

Lot 16: Chinese Jadeite Guanyin

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Description: China, 19th C., jadeite Guanyin, in standing position, holding an object, with flowing robes, and striations in the stone. Height 5 1/4 in.

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Chinese Ivory Lady Figure

Lot 17: Chinese Ivory Lady Figure

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Description: China, ivory lady figure, in standing position, holding an object, with deeply carved details . Height 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Imperial Chen Xiang Jadeite Court Necklace

Lot 18: Chinese Imperial Chen Xiang Jadeite Court Necklace

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Description: China, imperial Chen Xiang jadeite court necklace, comprising 108 dark brown beads, spaced with four large jadeite beads with the center bead suspending a emerald green jadeite pendant, and with three strands of green bixie beads each suspending a quartz crystal pendants, fitted with Zitan box. Length 44 in, Bead Diameter 16.5mm

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Two Chinese Jade Dragon Hooks

Lot 19: Two Chinese Jade Dragon Hooks

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Description: China, two jade dragon hooks, one smoothly carved into a delicate S-curve and decorated with a scrolling design along the body, the other with a thicker body and carved in relief with scrolling design in relief, the hook in the form of a mythical beast. Length 3 3/4 in.

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Two Chinese Jade Pendants

Lot 20: Two Chinese Jade Pendants

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Description: China, two jade pendants, one in the form of a locust smoothly carved to show the head and wings of the bug, the other in the form of a Pi, with a dotted design on the face carved in relief, both in a pale green hue. Width of Pi 2 1/8 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Buddha Hand Pendant

Lot 21: Chinese Jadeite Buddha Hand Pendant

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Description: China, jadeite Buddha hand pendant, holding a ball with two of the fingers, in a mottled bright green and white hue, with platinum pin, contains some minor damage. Height 1 3/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 22: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., smoothly carved agate snuff bottle decorated by the natural variations in the stone, of an ovoid shape with coral stopper. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 23: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form, decorated with squirrel and grapevine scene, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 24: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, double gourd form, red cord threaded through either side, with bright blue stopper. Height 2 7/8 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 25: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, agate snuff bottle in an ovoid form, straight neck, with rounded stopper in a white and amber color. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottle

Lot 26: 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 Blue and White Snuff Bottle

Lot 27: 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 Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

Lot 28: 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 Carved Jadeite Snuff Bottle

Lot 29: Chinese Carved Jadeite Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved jadeite snuff bottle, flattened rounded rectangular form with raised zoomorphic carvings hugging the surface, with rounded light green stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Cinnabar Snuff Bottle

Lot 30: Chinese Cinnabar Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, intricately carved cinnabar snuff bottle, in a shield form, showing two scholar figures, with a jade stopper. Length 3 in.

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Chinese Crystal Snuff Bottle

Lot 31: Chinese Crystal Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., crystal snuff bottle, in a flattened ovoid form tapering to the base, the exterior carved with bands of geometric pattern similar to a stylized petal lappet design, with a bright red stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Crystal Snuff Bottle

Lot 32: Chinese Crystal Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, crystal snuff bottle, in the form of a bird, painted on the interior with a scene of an insect perched on a rock, with flowers, with stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

Lot 33: Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Famille Rose snuff bottle, of a flattened pear shape, brightly painted with an animal and a flower, with stopper, Jiaqing mark on base. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

Lot 34: Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Famille Rose snuff bottle, in flattened heart shaped form, with key fret design bordering floral motif, with calligraphy character in center, and with lid . Height 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 35: Chinese Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, interior painted glass snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form, decorated with two scholarly figures in an exterior setting, character signature, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Interior Painted Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 36: Chinese Interior Painted Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, interior painted Peking glass snuff bottle, in an elongated rectangular form, decorated with an outdoor scene with scholarly figures and children, with character signature and red seals, with stopper. Height 3 1/2 in

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Chinese Jadeite Snuff Bottle

Lot 37: Chinese Jadeite Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., jadeite snuff bottle, flattened ovular form, carved cat in center of bottle, and mottled green hues. Height 2 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 38: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, in a cylindrical form with flared neck and rim, the body decorated with a fishing scene with a building in the background, the neck with brightly colored geometric patterns. Height 2 7/8 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 39: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., translucent Peking glass snuff bottle in the form of Buddha hand plant with detailed leaves, with coral stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 40: 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 41: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, pink domed stopper, deep red glass with a raised carving of a warrior. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Silver Snuff Bottle

Lot 42: 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 Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Lot 43: Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, ROC Period, snuff bottle, raised base, with long tapered neck, top resting on top, white in color, with painted landscape scene, high shine surface. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Antique Ying Qing Guanyin Statue

Lot 44: Chinese Antique Ying Qing Guanyin Statue

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Description: China, antique Ying Qing Guanyin statue, sitting on a throne with hands clasped on her lap, with elaborate headdress and prayer beads around the neck, the throne base with decorations of bamboo and and a sitting bird. Height 11 1/2 in.

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Chinese Asian Sand Stone Buddha Figure

Lot 45: Chinese Asian Sand Stone Buddha Figure

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Description: China, Asian sand stone Buddha figure, with textured surface, detailed hair, and flowing robes, on rectangular base. Height 7 3/4 in.

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Chinese Boxwood Guanyin

Lot 46: Chinese Boxwood Guanyin

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Description: China, 19th C., boxwood sleeping Guanyin, with stand, intricately carved Guanyin resting on an elaborately detailed bench with stylized waves and depictions of mythical beasts on the legs. Length 13 in., Height 8 in.

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Chinese Crystal Guanyin

Lot 47: Chinese Crystal Guanyin

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Description: China, carved crystal figure of Guanyin, in a standing position and crossed arms, wearing flowing detailed robes with exposed breasts, standing on an organic formed base. Height 7 7/8 in.

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Chinese Gilt Buddha

Lot 48: Chinese Gilt Buddha

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Description: China, 19th C., gilt Buddha in a seated position, beaded detail in robes and headdress, presented on double lotus petal stand. Height 13 1/2 in.

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Chinese Gilt Buddha Figure

Lot 49: Chinese Gilt Buddha Figure

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Description: China, 19th C., gilt figure of Buddha, in a seated position, with a serene facial expression, flowing robes, and seated on a double lotus petal base, with mark on base. Height 6 1/4 in.

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Chinese Gilt Buddha Statue

Lot 50: Chinese Gilt Buddha Statue

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Description: China, 19th C., gilt Buddha statue, standing n figure with flowing robes and ribbons behind, one hand raised, the other holding a vessel, with elaborate hair, on a small lotus base. Height 9 1/2 in.

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