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4-Day Summer Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction, Day 4

by James D. Julia


812 lots with images

August 23, 2013

Live Auction

203 Skowhegan Road

Fairfield, ME, 04937 USA

Phone: 207 453 7125

Fax: 207 453 2502

Email: loakes@jamesdjulia.com

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PORCELAIN BOWL.

Lot 4000: PORCELAIN BOWL.

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Description: 20th century, China. Underglaze blue decoration of floral scrolling in Yuan style. SIZE: 6-3/4" dia. CONDITION: Good with a chip and considerable wear. 9-28735

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PORCELAIN WASTE JAR.

Lot 4001: PORCELAIN WASTE JAR.

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Description: 20th century, China. Ming style underglaze blue decoration of dragons and floral scrolling. Cheng Te mark on base. SIZE: 6" dia x 5" h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-29570

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PORCELAIN VASE.

Lot 4002: PORCELAIN VASE.

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Description: 20th century, China. Sides decorated with bows suspended from gilt triangular rings. Famille Rose decoration of symbols of longevity: deer, pine trees and cranes. Ch'ien Lung mark on the base in red. SIZE: 12-3/4" h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28725

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PORCELAIN BOWL.

Lot 4003: PORCELAIN BOWL.

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Description: 20th century, China. Tou Tsai ware. Decoration of bats, clouds and waves. 6-character Ch'ien Lung mark in underglaze blue on the base. SIZE: 6" dia x 3" h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28742

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LARGE PORCELAIN JAR.

Lot 4004: LARGE PORCELAIN JAR.

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Description: 20th century, China. Yuan style Kuan with underglaze blue scrolling peonies. SIZE: 13-1/2" x 11". CONDITION: Very good. 9-28749

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PORCELAIN TRAY.

Lot 4005: PORCELAIN TRAY.

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Description: 20th century, China. Lobated form with brick red ground with stylized lotus scrolling in Famille Rose enamels. Ch'ia Ch'ing mark on the base and in the interior inscription. SIZE: 5-7/8" x 4-1/4". CONDITION: Very good. 9-28746

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COVERED JAR.

Lot 4006: COVERED JAR.

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Description: 20th century, China. Square form with rounded corners. Lion mask jump rings. Underglaze blue decoration of dragons and lotus scrolls. SIZE: 12" h. CONDITION: Good with chip to inside of cover. 9-28745

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PORCELAIN COVERED BOX.

Lot 4007: PORCELAIN COVERED BOX.

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Description: Early 20th century, China. Bats and formalized lotus scrolling in Famille Rose enamels on a turquoise ground. Ch'ien Lung mark in red on the base. SIZE: 2-3/4" h x 5" d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28729

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PORCELAIN RITUAL WATER VESSEL.

Lot 4008: PORCELAIN RITUAL WATER VESSEL.

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Description: 20th century, China. Kundika with an enamel head spout. Surface decorated with the eight precious emblems on a yellow ground. Ch'ien Lung mark in red on the base. SIZE: 7-3/4" h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28743

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SUCHOU SCHOOL HANDSCROLL.

Lot 4009: SUCHOU SCHOOL HANDSCROLL.

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Description: 18th century, China. "Green and Blue" style ink and mineral pigments on silk. Copy of "Ch'ing Ming Festival of Kai Feng". Sung dynasty. SIZE: 11" l. CONDITION: Very good. 7-73784

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HANDSCROLL, CHINA, ATTRIBUTED TO YU FEIAN (1888-1959).

Lot 4010: HANDSCROLL, CHINA, ATTRIBUTED TO YU FEIAN (1888-1959).

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Description: Ink on paper, fine depiction in baimiao style of narcissus branches dancing in the wind, with lengthy inscription of a poem, signed "Feian," with two seals, and another inscription, signed "Liu Lishang," with one seal. SIZE: 17-3/4" x 114-1/2". CONDITION: Good condition, extensive crease. 7-73564

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WATERCOLOR OF A RIVER SCENE.

Lot 4011: WATERCOLOR OF A RIVER SCENE.

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Description: Ran In-Ting (1903-1979), Taiwan. Signed and dated "1952" lower left. Depicting a river landscape, a house in foreground with oxen and small sailboat. Ducks swimming in stream. Housed in a black molded frame. SIZE: 10-3/4" x 14-1/4" sight. CONDITION: Slightly faded with overall foxing. 7-70357

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LOOSE PAINTING, CHINA.

Lot 4012: LOOSE PAINTING, CHINA.

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Description: Attributed to Yu Feichang (1889-1959), ink and colors on silk, finely depicting two birds and magnolia blossoms, dated the third month of yihai year, sighed "Feichang," with one seal of "Yu Zhao" and another. SIZE: 15-1/4" x 36". CONDITION: Good condition, mounted in handscroll format without scroll ends. 9-90355

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HANDSCROLL, CHINA, ATTRIBUTED TO LU XIAOMAN (1903-1965).

Lot 4013: HANDSCROLL, CHINA, ATTRIBUTED TO LU XIAOMAN (1903-1965).

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Description: Ink and color on paper, finely depicting a mountainous landscape with cottages, river, and pines in the style of Five Dynasties painters Dong Yuan and Ju Ran, inscribed, dated winter of guiyou year, signed "Xiaoman Lu," with two seals. SIZE: 9-1/2" x 97-1/2". CONDITION: Good condition. 9-28921

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JADE CICADA.

Lot 4014: JADE CICADA.

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Description: 20th century, China. Grey green stone with black markings. SIZE: 2-1/4" l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28696

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JADEITE BRACELET.

Lot 4015: JADEITE BRACELET.

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Description: China. Highly translucent stone with emerald green markings. (Not tested for color). SIZE: Interior: 2-1/2" dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28698

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GROUP OF SEVEN JADE CARVINGS.

Lot 4016: GROUP OF SEVEN JADE CARVINGS.

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Description: 20th century, China. Includes an image of Quanyin, a jui-i pendant, a monkey with peaches, a crab and two foo dog groups. Also included is a green jade pre-Columbian style eagle. SIZE: Largest: 4-1/4" l. CONDITION: Generally good. 7-73985

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JADE PENDANT.

Lot 4017: JADE PENDANT.

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Description: 20th century, China. Stone of gray green color with areas of bright apple green and amber brown. Carved as a group of Buddha's hand citron, foliage and bats. SIZE: 2-3/4" l x 2" w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-73984

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JADE PENDANT.

Lot 4018: JADE PENDANT.

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Description: 20th century, China. Stone of a lavender color with bright lavender area and an area of amber brown. Carving of peaches and a kylin with a string of cash coins. SIZE: 3" x 2". CONDITION: Very good. 7-73983

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JADE CARVING.

Lot 4019: JADE CARVING.

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Description: 20th century, China. Surface carved with a kylin, cash coins and foliage. SIZE: 2" l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26242

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WHITE JADE CARVING.

Lot 4020: WHITE JADE CARVING.

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Description: 19th century, China. White jade colored stone with cream markings carved in the form of a recumbent horse. SIZE: 2" l. PROVENANCE: Christie's, UK. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28368

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PAIR OF SPINACH GREEN JADE PLAQUES.

Lot 4021: PAIR OF SPINACH GREEN JADE PLAQUES.

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Description: Please Note (8/16/13): There is a teeny spot of roughness on one flower petal. 19th century, China. Surface carved in high relief with aquatic birds and lotus plants. Reverse carved with birds and butterflies. Mounted in carved fitted rosewood stands. SIZE: 12-1/4" h. CONDITION: Very good. Stands in need of reassembly. 9-29505

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JADE WINE CUP.

Lot 4022: JADE WINE CUP.

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Description: 19th century, China. Pale celadon colored stone. SIZE: 2" dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-73591

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JADE WINE CUP.

Lot 4023: JADE WINE CUP.

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Description: Late 19th century or earlier, China. In the form of an archaic bronze Kuang. Surface carved in relief with dragons. Stone of a highly translucent white nephrite with russet. Mounted on a hard wood stand. SIZE: 4" x 2" x 1-3/4". CONDITION: Very good with natural occlusions and fissures. 7-73592

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JADE PAPERWEIGHT.

Lot 4024: JADE PAPERWEIGHT.

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Description: 18th/19th century, China. Celadon colored nephrite. Carving of a mythical animal with a jui-i scepter and scrolling. Accompanied by carved and fitted rosewood stand. SIZE: 3" x 1-3/4" x 1-3/4". CONDITION: Very good. 7-73593

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JADE VASE.

Lot 4025: JADE VASE.

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Description: 18th/19th century, China. Highly translucent white nephrite with russet areas. The vase carved as a section of bamboo with a phoenix and lingzhi mushrooms. Mounted on a hard wood base. SIZE: 3-1/4" x 2-1/2". CONDITION: Very good with nicely polished surfaces. Small natural inclusion. 7-73594

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TWO JADE JU-I PLAQUES.

Lot 4026: TWO JADE JU-I PLAQUES.

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Description: 19th century, China. Each of domed oval form, stone of a grey-green color, the surface carved in relief with a central Shou character and with four of the eight precious emblems. SIZE: Approximately 4-1/2" x 3-3/4". CONDITION: Normal and expected roughness and abrasions to edges of plaques. Otherwise very good. 7-73595

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JADE BOX WITH COVER.

Lot 4027: JADE BOX WITH COVER.

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Description: 18th century, China. Stone of an icy green color with high translucency. Rectangular shape with rounded corners. Surfaces decorated with stylized archaic birds scrolls, chilong and lotus flowers. Accompanied by carved, fitted hardwood stand. SIZE: 1-1/2" square x 2" h. CONDITION: Very good. Small chip to one corner of the stand. 7-73800

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JADE VASE.

Lot 4028: JADE VASE.

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Description: 19th century, China. "Chicken bone" white color. Wall vase with one surface carved with cicada motifs and stylized dragon handles. SIZE: 6-1/2" l. CONDITION: Crack to the stone, otherwise good. 7-74084

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GROUP OF 18 JADE CARVINGS.

Lot 4029: GROUP OF 18 JADE CARVINGS.

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Description: 19th and 20th centuries, China. Stones ranging in color from white to various tones of celadon green. Includes an archaic blade, pierced with three holes, highly translucent with long tridinal streak of gray to brown; two archaic pi disks; two archaic Tsung cylinders; a rhyton; a brush pot; two water coupes; an ink rest; a chrysanthemum shaped cup; a buckle; two pomanders; three animals; and a large plaque carved and pierced with figures. SIZE: Largest: 12". Smallest: 1". CONDITION: Generally good with some minor and minimal flecks. 7-73986

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CARVED IVORY CHALICE.

Lot 4030: CARVED IVORY CHALICE.

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Description: 19th century, China. Carved in the form of an archaic ritual vessel. The tou surface decorated with quei dragon and cicada motif. Mounted with opposing ring handles. Accompanied by conforming hardwood base. SIZE: 6" h. CONDITION: Finial with shrinkage crack, other side good. 7-73661

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PAIR OF MINIATURE IVORY VASES.

Lot 4031: PAIR OF MINIATURE IVORY VASES.

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Description: 20th century, China. Hu shaped with elephant head jump rings. Surfaces carved with fish and foo dogs. SIZE: 2-3/4". CONDITION: Very good. 7-73651

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FINE CARVED IVORY VASE.

Lot 4032: FINE CARVED IVORY VASE.

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Description: Late 19th, early 20th century, China. The body carved as a section of bamboo with figures of Shou Lao riding a deer with attendant children and cranes, all in high relief. Fitted on a hardwood stand. SIZE: 8-1/4" h x 5-1/4" dia. CONDITION: Old surfaces with nice patina. No damages or restoration noted. Some separation from body at tips of branches. Generally good. 7-73664

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PAIR OF IVORY CARVINGS.

Lot 4033: PAIR OF IVORY CARVINGS.

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Description: Early 20th century, China. Scenes of an emperor and empress seated on a throne. Each signed on base. Each accompanied by hardwood stand. SIZE: 7" h. CONDITION: Female figure missing crown finial. Otherwise very good. 9-29255

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PAIR OF IVORY COVERED JARS.

Lot 4034: PAIR OF IVORY COVERED JARS.

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Description: Early 20th century, China. Surface carved with fish and lotus plants. Foo dog finials and jump rings. SIZE: 7-1/2" h. CONDITION: With mellow patina and vertical shrinkage cracks in each. Good overall. 9-90304

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FINELY CARVED WALKING STICK HANDLE OF A DRAGON.

Lot 4035: FINELY CARVED WALKING STICK HANDLE OF A DRAGON.

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Description: 19th century, China. Depicting the head of a dragon with partially open mouth. The neck scaled covered, joined to the shaft by an acanthus carved collar. SIZE: 8-1/2" l overall. CONDITION: Generally very good with mellow patina and normal vertical shrinkage cracks. 9-29816

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IVORY CARVING.

Lot 4036: IVORY CARVING.

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Description: Early 20th century, China. Standing figure of a woman holding lotus flowers. Mounted to hardwood stand. SIZE: Figure: 8" h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-29273

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THREE IVORY CARVINGS.

Lot 4037: THREE IVORY CARVINGS.

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Description: Two Chinese figures of Buddha together with the great Buddha of Nara, signed on base. SIZE: Tallest: 6-3/4" h. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Very good with original surfaces. 9-29258

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PAIR OF IVORY CARVINGS.

Lot 4038: PAIR OF IVORY CARVINGS.

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Description: Early 20th century, China. Figures of women with horses. Each mounted on hardwood base. SIZE: 5" l x 5" h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-29257

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FOSSIL IVORY CARVING.

Lot 4039: FOSSIL IVORY CARVING.

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Description: 20th century, China. Reclining figure of the famous T'ang dynasty poet, Li Po. Fitted to hardwood base. SIZE: 8-1/4" l. CONDITION: Very good. 7-73904

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SILVER BUDDHIST IMAGE.

Lot 4040: SILVER BUDDHIST IMAGE.

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Description: 19th century, Japan. Engraved repousse standing figure of Padmapani. SIZE: 13-3/4" h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-73655

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BRONZE BUDDHA.

Lot 4041: BRONZE BUDDHA.

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Description: 19th century, Burma. Seated figure in the earth witnessing mudra with inlaid eyes. SIZE: 18" h. CONDITION: Retains original surfaces, good patina. Casting with damage at rear of plinth with fracture continuing up lower central section of back. Otherwise good. 7-73570

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SINO-TIBETAN GILT BRONZE IMAGE.

Lot 4042: SINO-TIBETAN GILT BRONZE IMAGE.

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Description: 19th century. Figure of Yamantakra in yab-yum. Traces of red and blue pigment remaining. SIZE: 4" h. CONDITION: Very good with age appropriate wear. 7-73898

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COPPER GILT IMAGE.

Lot 4043: COPPER GILT IMAGE.

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Description: 19th century, Tibet. Seated figure of the Buddhist saint Padmasambava performing a tantric ritual on a double lotus throne. SIZE: 7" h. CONDITION: With wear to surfaces. Denting around base of figure. 7-74037

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BRONZE MIRROR.

Lot 4044: BRONZE MIRROR.

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Description: 18th century, China. Circular form. Decoration of four characters and auspicious emblems. SIZE: 14-1/4" dia. CONDITION: Mirrored surface with soiling, otherwise good. 7-73710

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PORCELAIN VASE.

Lot 4045: PORCELAIN VASE.

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Description: 20th century, China. Bottle form. Flambe glaze of blue and tan. Kuang Hsu mark on the base. SIZE: 13" h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74131

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PORCELAIN VASE.

Lot 4046: PORCELAIN VASE.

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Description: 20th century, China. Ming style decoration of floral scrolling in underglaze blue. SIZE: 7-1/2" h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28731

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PORCELAIN VASE.

Lot 4047: PORCELAIN VASE.

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Description: 19th century, China. Double gourd form with oxblood glaze. Four character Hsuan Te mark. SIZE: 3-3/4" h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-73637

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PORCELAIN VASE.

Lot 4048: PORCELAIN VASE.

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Description: 19th century, China. Baluster form. Underglaze blue stylized flowers on a cream ground with reserves of the three sheep and birds and flowers in Famille Rose enamels. 4-character mark on base. SIZE: 13-1/2" h. CONDITION: Shallow chip on rim exterior. Craquelure, otherwise good. 7-73708

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PORCELAIN VASE.

Lot 4049: PORCELAIN VASE.

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Description: 19th century, China. Underglaze blue decoration of silk cultivation on a crackled ivory ground. Brass mounts. Drilled and mounted as a lamp. SIZE: Vase: 10" h. CONDITION: Overall craquelure with discoloration of ground. Otherwise good. 7-74114

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