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Auction Description for Midwest Auction Galleries: 9-15-13 Chinese Objects of Art Auction
Sale Notes:
Website: www.midwestauctioninc.com

9-15-13 Chinese Objects of Art Auction

by Midwest Auction Galleries


485 lots with images

September 15, 2013

Live Auction

925 N. Lapeer Rd

Oxford, MI, 48371 USA

Phone: +1 (248) 236-8100

Fax: +1 (248) 236-8396

Email: sales@midwestauctioninc.com

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

Lot 591: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

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Description: Depicting dragons above crashing waves chasing a flaming pearl, base bearing six character mark in underglaze blue, 6.75"H.

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Chinese Blue & Yellow Porcelain Mei Ping Vase

Lot 592: Chinese Blue & Yellow Porcelain Mei Ping Vase

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Description: Depicting dragons chasing a flaming pearl, the base bearing six character mark in underglaze blue, 5.75"H.

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Chinese Green & Yellow Porcelain Jar

Lot 594: Chinese Green & Yellow Porcelain Jar

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Description: Depicting dragon and phoenix chasing flaming pearl, base bearing six character mark in black, 3.25"H X 3.5"D.

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Chinese Café au Lait Porcelain Vase

Lot 595: Chinese Café au Lait Porcelain Vase

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Description: Even color throughout, raised on short foot ring, base with six character mark in black, 8.25"H.

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Chinese Green & Yellow Porcelain Covered Urn

Lot 596: Chinese Green & Yellow Porcelain Covered Urn

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Description: Depicting dragons amongst ruyi clouds, base bearing seal mark in underglaze blue, 4"H.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 597: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

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Description: Depicting foo lions amongst lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, 3.75"H X 6.5"W.

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Chinese Monochrome Blue Porcelain Vase

Lot 598: Chinese Monochrome Blue Porcelain Vase

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Description: With applied bats surrounding the rim, raised on short foot ring, base with six character mark in underglaze blue, 5.75"H.

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Pr. Chinese Porcelain Vases

Lot 599: Pr. Chinese Porcelain Vases

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Description: With unique glaze, base with two concentric circles, 9.25"H.

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Chinese Ming Style Blue & White Porcelain Basin

Lot 600: Chinese Ming Style Blue & White Porcelain Basin

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Description: Finely painted to depict a winged dragon among ruyi clouds chasing a flaming pearl, raised on short foot ring, base bearing six character mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 2"H X 8.25"D.

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A Chinese Blue and Yellow Covered Porcelain Jar

Lot 600A: A Chinese Blue and Yellow Covered Porcelain Jar

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Description: Finely decorated with blue peony flowers and butterflies over a canary yellow background, lid decorated with character marks within medallions, measures 5.5"H x 7"W x 5.25"D, circa 20th century. <br><br> Property of a Metamora, Michigan gentlemen.

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Pr. Chinese Celedon Porcelain Bowls

Lot 601: Pr. Chinese Celedon Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Incised to depict lotus blossoms, 2.5"H X 7.25"D.

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Chinese Sancai Porcelain Basin

Lot 602: Chinese Sancai Porcelain Basin

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Description: Depicting pomegranates on leafy branches, incised to depict dragons among ruyi clouds, base bearing six character mark within two concentric circles, 2"H X 9.75"D.

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Large Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

Lot 603: Large Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, raised on short foot ring, base six character marked within two concentric circles, 3.5"H X 8.5"D.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Blue & White Porcelain Bowls

Lot 604: Pr. Chinese Qing Blue & White Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Finely painted to the interior to depict cranes amongst ruyi clouds, the exterior symbols and lotus blossoms, raised on short foot ring, base with six character Kangxi mark within two concentric circles but probably of a later period, 2"H X 6.5"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Condition: With pot marks probably as made and consistent with age.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Calligraphy Bowl

Lot 605: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Calligraphy Bowl

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Description: Having gilt scalloped rim, the body painted to depict many lines of calligraphy with elders, raised on short foot ring, base with iron red seal mark within a square underglaze, 3"H X 6.5"D.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

Lot 606: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, having for cartouches depicting symbols, all against a dark sky blue ground, raise on prominent foot ring painted red with gilt, base four character marked with in a double square in blue underglaze, 2.75"H X 5.75"D.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

Lot 607: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted to depict dragons chasing a flaming pearl, raised on short foot ring, base six character marked in iron red underglaze, 2.5"H X 5.75"D.

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Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Cups

Lot 608: Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Cups

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Description: Painted to depict Lotus blossoms, peaches, and iron red bats, having gilt rims, raised on short foot ring, base with iron red seal underglaze, 2.5"H X 3.5"W.

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(4) Chinese Bronze Decorative Arts

Lot 609: (4) Chinese Bronze Decorative Arts

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Description: To include a heavy brushrest, two figures, and s seal, largest is 3.25"H X 4"W.

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(4) Pcs. Chinese Carved Hardstone

Lot 610: (4) Pcs. Chinese Carved Hardstone

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Description: To include three plaques and a seal chop, largest is 2.5"H.

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(10) Small Chinese Hardstone Seal Chops

Lot 611: (10) Small Chinese Hardstone Seal Chops

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Description: Most blank some carved with symbols and figures, largest is 1.75"H.

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Chinese Huang Hua Li Wood Brushpot

Lot 612: Chinese Huang Hua Li Wood Brushpot

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Description: Finely carved of simple form, 5"H X 4"D.

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(5) Chinese Carved Hardstone Seal Chops

Lot 613: (5) Chinese Carved Hardstone Seal Chops

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Description: To include five hardstone seal chops carved with landscapes and calligraphy, largest is 3.75"H.

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Chinese Green & Yellow Cup On Fitted Saucer

Lot 614: Chinese Green & Yellow Cup On Fitted Saucer

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Description: Finely painted to depict a band of ruyi clouds, the fitted saucer depicting dragons amongst ruyi clouds chasing flaming pearls,, cup and saucer both six character marked to base in underglaze black, overall measures 2.5"H X 5.5"D.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Lotus Censer

Lot 615: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Lotus Censer

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Description: Consisting of two pieces forming a lotus blossom, base with four character mark within a double square in underglaze blue, 5"H.

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(4) Chinese Tianhuang Style Seal Chops

Lot 616: (4) Chinese Tianhuang Style Seal Chops

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Description: Each depicting several lines of calligraphy and floral decoration, each seal face carved with two to four characters, 3.75"H.

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Chinese Shoushan Stone Carving of a Dragon

Lot 617: Chinese Shoushan Stone Carving of a Dragon

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Description: Finely carved to depict a dragon atop clouds and crawling up the rock, the even deep honey-colored stone with some of the original skin at the base, 4"H not including stand.

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Large & Fine Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

Lot 618: Large & Fine Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

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Description: Finely carved as a recumbent dragon resting atop a square base, the stone of rich honey tone with dark honey-brown veins, radish-like textures and a rare long vaguely dark-grey line, seal face carved with four characters, 5.25"H.

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Chinese Shoushan Hei Tian Stone Seal

Lot 619: Chinese Shoushan Hei Tian Stone Seal

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Description: Surmounted by a standing foo lion alongside two young offspring's playing with a pearl, incised with the "Jia chen" year (1904), twelve month, the stone of black purple tone suffused with shrimp-paste colored markings, raised upon a contrasting shrimp-paste toned square base with black purple markings and dull pink colored veins, the seal face incised with six characters, late Qing dynasty, 3"H X 3"Sq.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

Lot 620: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

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Description: Finely carved to depict a dragon at rest atop a square base, the stone of honey tone with red veins, the seal face incised with nine characters, 4"H X 3.15"Sq.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulder on Stand

Lot 621: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulder on Stand

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Description: Finely carved to depict three dragons chasing a pearl on ruyi clouds, one of which putting a claw on a chain of lucky coins, the stone of deep rich honey tone, 3.75"H not including stand.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Carved Dragon

Lot 622: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Carved Dragon

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Description: Finely carved to depict a resting dragon chasing a pearl on ruyi clouds, one of which putting a claw on a chain of lucky coins, the stone of caramel color with red veins, 4"L.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Carved Dragon

Lot 623: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Carved Dragon

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Description: Finely carved to depict a resting dragon chasing a pearl on ruyi clouds, one of which putting a claw on a chain of lucky coins, the stone of caramel color with red veins, 3"L.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

Lot 624: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

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Description: Finely carved as a Chinese immortal with long beards and holding a scroll and resting atop a square base, the stone of caramel tone, incised with the "geng chen" year (1940) to the front, the seal face carved with six characters, 3.6"H.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

Lot 625: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

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Description: Finely carved to depict a dragon at rest atop a square base, the stone of rich honey tone with light honey-brown vein, the seal face carved with seven characters, "chang jiang kong dai chu tian liu", 2.5"H, early 20th century.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

Lot 626: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal

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Description: Finely carved to depict two writhing dragons at rest atop a square base, the stone of rich apricot color with light honey-brown veins and white radish-like veins, the seal face carved with seven characters, 2"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulder on Stand

Lot 627: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulder on Stand

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Description: Of natural pebble form, featuring a scene of two scholars on mountain in low relief on one side and a palm tree in landscape in low relief on the other, the stone of deep honey tone, 1.8"H without stand.

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Chinese Calligraphy Couplet Style of Wang Weizhen

Lot 628: Chinese Calligraphy Couplet Style of Wang Weizhen

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Description: Depicting calligraphy with two red seals, each 17.75"H X 78"W overall.

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Chinese Qing Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 629: Chinese Qing Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: Pink monochrome Peking glass snuff bottle in flattened round shape sitting on a raised oval foot. Bottle is well hollowed and very well carved with two boys at play with carved seal and two scholars on the opposite side, long seal on bottom, with pink Peking glass top with brass spoon. 2.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century. <br><br>Private collection of a gentleman, Milton, Massachusetts.

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Pr. Large Chinese Qing Blue & White Porcelain Vases

Lot 630: Pr. Large Chinese Qing Blue & White Porcelain Vases

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Description: Depicting clawed dragons, 22.5" H, circa late 19th Century.<br><br>Collection of the Late Robert Willis owner of R.F. Willis Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Hardwood Root Stands

Lot 631: (2) Chinese Hardwood Root Stands

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Description: Each of naturalistic form and having a dark stained surface, largest measures 47.5"H, circa early 20th century. <br><br> Property of a Grand Rapids, Michigan lady.

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Antique Chinese Rosewood and Marble Inset Table

Lot 632: Antique Chinese Rosewood and Marble Inset Table

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Description: Having a carved frieze depicting lotus blossoms and tendrils and having an inset marble top and carved feet, top measure 22"sq x 32.5"H, circa late 19th-early 20th century. Condition, marble top with repaired crack. <br><br> Property of a Grand Rapids, Michigan lady.

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Antique Chinese Rosewood and Burl wood Alter Table

Lot 633: Antique Chinese Rosewood and Burl wood Alter Table

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Description: Having a shaped top and frieze caved to depict ruyi, Greek and key decoration and dragon heads, 45.5"W x 16.5"D x 32.75"H, circa late 19th-early 20th century. Condition, normal knicks and abrasions commiserate to age. <br><br> Property of a Grand Rapids, Michigan lady.

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Chinese Qing Flambe Glazed Porcelain Vase

Lot 634: Chinese Qing Flambe Glazed Porcelain Vase

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Description: Of traditional form having a multicolor flambe glaze, 7.875 "H, circa late 19th century.<br><br>Collection of the Late Robert Willis owner of R.F. Willis Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Flambe Glazed Porcelain Brush Holder

Lot 634A: Chinese Qing Flambe Glazed Porcelain Brush Holder

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Description: With China stamp to base, having remnants of original paper label, 4.5" H circa 19th Century.<br><br>Collection of the Late Robert Willis owner of R.F. Willis Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Strawberry Glazed Porcelain Bottle Vase

Lot 635: Chinese Qing Strawberry Glazed Porcelain Bottle Vase

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Description: Having a multi colored glaze, stamped China in black with additional characters and numbers to underside, 8" H, circa 19th Century, Condition slight roughness to rim probably as made.<br><br>Collection of the Late Robert Willis owner of R.F. Willis Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Monochrome Porcelain Bowl

Lot 636: Chinese Qing Monochrome Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Having a deep emerald glaze against a crackle ground, the interior having a Ge-type crackle glaze, the whole raised on short foot rim, with remnants of old paper label to underside, 10,25"D x 4.5"H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Collection of the Late Robert Willis owner of R.F. Willis Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Chinese Watercolor Painting on Paper

Lot 637: Chinese Watercolor Painting on Paper

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Description: Depicting an emperor or court official mounted to silk, 51"L x 24.25"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Collection of the Late Robert Willis owner of R.F. Willis Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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A Large Chinese Qing Carved Bamboo Lohan

Lot 638: A Large Chinese Qing Carved Bamboo Lohan

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Description: Holding a peach and wine cup wrapped with a dragon, exhibiting an attractive old surface, 16.25" H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Collection of the Late Robert Willis owner of R.F. Willis Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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(2) Japanese  Craved and Polychrome Painted Ivory Plants

Lot 639: (2) Japanese Craved and Polychrome Painted Ivory Plants

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Description: Depicting lilies and lotus, having finely painted details and exhibiting wonderful carving, largest measures 4.5" H, circa early 20th Century.<br><br>Collection of the Late Robert Willis owner of R.F. Willis Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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