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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
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Japanese antiques including bronzes, woodblock prints, netsuke, etc.; from a Redondo Beach collection together with Chinese furnishings, silk embroideries and scrolls; Paintings, graphics, furnishing and antiques from a Massachusetts collection; Early Chinese ceramics, including many pieces purchased from Chait auctions in the 1980s and 1990s from a Manhattan Beach collection; Chinese and Japanese ivories together with jades and hardstones and numerous bronzes from a San Diego Estate and a Santa Barbara collection; Numerous jade and semi-precious stone jewelry; together with gemstones and jewelry from Daily City and New York City collections
Sale Notes:
Preview: October 15 - 19, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION

by I.M. Chait


539 lots with images

October 20, 2013

Live Auction

9330 Civic Center Drive

Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 USA

Phone: +1 (310) 285 0182

Fax: +1 (310) 285 9740

Email: chait@chait.com

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Early Annamese Pottery Figure Section

Lot 1: Early Annamese Pottery Figure Section

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Description: Early Annamese Pottery Figure Section Early Annamese pottery section of a figure; wearing a headdress and playing an instrument, with fragment of a child or smaller figure below (glaze degraded), 15th/16th Century; L: 3 1/2"

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Three Carved Wood Figures & Stacking Box

Lot 2: Three Carved Wood Figures & Stacking Box

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Description: Three Carved Wood Figures & Stacking Box Two Japanese lacquered wood figures: man and woman seated and each holding an object; Thai lacquered wood standing figure in detailed clothing; and a 3-section black lacquered stacking box and cover, hinged handle and gilt leaf motif to cover; H: 17 1/2" (tallest)

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Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Figure

Lot 3: Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Figure

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Description: Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Figure Antique Southeast Asian carved, lacquered, and gilt wood figure; kneeling on an oval plinth in somewhat dancing pose, wearing elaborate long robes and headdress, with mirror "jeweled" details (some wear); H: 11"

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Old Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Vase

Lot 4: Old Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Vase

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Description: Old Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Vase Japanese, early 20th Century Satsuma glazed earthenware vase; of ovoid form with flared foot and with design of Arhats, dragon and Kannon, much use of gilt and bright enamels, signed; H: 10 1/4"

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Three Various Chinese Paper Scrolls

Lot 5: Three Various Chinese Paper Scrolls

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Description: Three Various Chinese Paper Scrolls Three Chinese paper scrolls: pair depicting a single line of calligraphy (heavily toned, creases and flaws); together with two eagles perched among pine in ink and colors, inscription and seal mark; 50" x 9" (longest)

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Japanese Lacquered Papier Mâché Mask

Lot 6: Japanese Lacquered Papier Mâché Mask

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Description: Japanese Lacquered Papier Mâché Mask Early 20th Century, Japanese lacquered papier mâché mask; demon form with a smaller loose creature on the forehead and with a loose cup-like piece, possibly to cover the chin, some gilt (some wear); L: 11"

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Yuan Dynasty Henan-Type Glazed Bowl

Lot 7: Yuan Dynasty Henan-Type Glazed Bowl

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Description: Yuan Dynasty Henan-Type Glazed Bowl Chinese Yuan Dynasty, Henan-type glazed bowl; circular with banded motifs to the exterior (glaze somewhat degraded); D: 3 1/2"

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Cabinet Vase

Lot 8: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Cabinet Vase

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Description: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Cabinet Vase Chinese Kangxi-style blue and white porcelain cabinet vase; rouleau form with, continuous landscape design and figure in a boat; H: 9 1/2"

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Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls

Lot 9: Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: one depicting Guanyin seated above lotus flowers and waves and with an attendant (toned); the other of a beauty standing in long robes and with a censer behind (lightly toned), inscription and seal mark to each; 51" x 25" (each)

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Two Asian Ceramic Items: Bowl & Brushpot

Lot 10: Two Asian Ceramic Items: Bowl & Brushpot

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Description: Two Asian Ceramic Items: Bowl & Brushpot Two various Asian ceramics: Song/Yuan Dynasty yingqing-type glazed bowl (glaze crack and somewhat degraded); together with a Japanese or Korean cylindrical blue and white brushpot with openwork lion and cloud designs; D: 6 1/2" (larger)

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Pair Double-Sided Game Boards

Lot 11: Pair Double-Sided Game Boards

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Description: Pair Double-Sided Game Boards Pair of double sided painted game boards; each possibly an inset from a table top (wear, cracks, and flaws to each); 20" x 20" (each)

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Mexican 'Orquesta Sinfonica' Poster/ Program

Lot 12: Mexican 'Orquesta Sinfonica' Poster/ Program

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Description: Mexican 'Orquesta Sinfonica' Poster/ Program Mexican poster for Orquesta Sinfonica; including program of music to be performed (flaws, toned); 24 1/2" x 17", framed

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Group Various Items: Chinese & African

Lot 13: Group Various Items: Chinese & African

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Description: Group Various Items: Chinese & African Group of various items, including: 2 Chinese unmounted ink and wash on paper landscapes; Chinese paper scroll with many seal marks; and a group of old African items: carved wood equestrian figure, carved wood scepter with bird head, and various colorful beaded necklaces and belt (some flaws); totaling approx. 9 pieces; 26 1/2" x 16 1/2"

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Group of Five Old Japanese Ceramics

Lot 14: Group of Five Old Japanese Ceramics

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Description: Group of Five Old Japanese Ceramics Group of 5 old Japanese ceramics, including: Kutani ovoid jar with various floral reserves (no cover); group of Imari: bowl with cover, cup, and small dish with central character; and a blue and white bowl with cover, various marks; H: 5 1/2" (tallest)

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Native American Basketry Bowl: Papago

Lot 15: Native American Basketry Bowl: Papago

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Description: Native American Basketry Bowl: Papago Native American Southwest basketry bowl; flat bottomed, circular and with geometric pattern (Papago); D: 6 3/4"

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Antique Bronze Betel Nut Box

Lot 16: Antique Bronze Betel Nut Box

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Description: Antique Bronze Betel Nut Box Antique and heavy, Southeast Asian or Indonesian bronze betel nut container; of rectangular form with chamfered corners and hinged cover, housing 4 interior compartments with hinged covers, allover decorative floral metalwork inlays, 2 hinged handles; L: 8"

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Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Bowl

Lot 17: Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Bowl Antique Japanese Imari porcelain bowl; circular: the interior with scene of a beauty and attendant arranging flowers and with dragon and phoenix motifs; the exterior with flowers, signed; D: 9 3/4"

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Pair Antique Chinese Porcelain Figures

Lot 18: Pair Antique Chinese Porcelain Figures

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Description: Pair Antique Chinese Porcelain Figures Pair antique Chinese glazed porcelain figures; each in yellow, green and aubergine glazes and standing among clouds: the male in long robes and a cap, holding a whisk; the female in long robes and holding a whisk in one hand, the other arm raised (chips to each & loss to part of one cloud base), Circa 1900; H: 9 1/4" (each)

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Two Various Asian Chinese Bronze Vessels

Lot 19: Two Various Asian Chinese Bronze Vessels

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Description: Two Various Asian Chinese Bronze Vessels Two bronze vessels: tall heavily patinated, archaistic form with two loose rings and two handles, some mask-like motifs; together with a Japanese champlevé enameled and bronze tripod censer and cover, with Buddhist emblem motifs, mounted with later Chinese cover, the cover with agate & hardstone cabochons (no finial); H: 22 1/2" (taller)

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Old African Carved Wood Figure

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Description: Old African Carved Wood Figure Old African carved wood figure of a kneeling male, wearing bead necklaces and holding objects atop a ring-like base; H: 12 1/2", mounted on stand

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Group of Thirteen Various Items

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Description: Group of Thirteen Various Items Group of 13 various items, including: 3 blue and white porcelains: ewer with figural designs, and two floral vases; French porcelain dish with figures; enameled crackle glazed jar (no cover); ceramic standing figure; bronze owl plaque; and 6 various wood stands; H: 9 3/4" (tallest)

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Pair Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figures

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Description: Pair Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figures Pair antique Chinese carved and polychromed wood figures; each of a standing bearded sage in long robes and cap: one carrying a tablet or sword; the other with a staff or weapon (losses and wear), 19th Century; H: 7" (each), wood stands

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Three Older Chinese Figural Wood Carvings

Lot 23: Three Older Chinese Figural Wood Carvings

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Description: Three Older Chinese Figural Wood Carvings Three older Chinese wood carvings: group of Immortals in a boat; bust of a bearded dignitary wearing a cap, inlaid eyes and teeth; and openwork Shoulao riding on a deer and carrying a ruyi scepter, inlaid eyes and teeth (minor wear); L: 12" (longest)

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Four Old Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Vases

Lot 24: Four Old Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Vases

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Description: Four Old Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Vases Group of 4 old Chinese cloisonné enamel vases: tallest of baluster form with various colorful florals on white ground; short ovoid with flowers on white ground, Circa 1900 (small repair); together with two small baluster form with florals: one on black ground, the other on blue ground; H: 10 1/4" (tallest)

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Chinese Cylindrical Lacquered Drum/Table

Lot 25: Chinese Cylindrical Lacquered Drum/Table

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Description: Chinese Cylindrical Lacquered Drum/Table Chinese cylindrical drum; very heavily decorated with colorful florals and dragon and phoenix panels, now with an acrylic top for use as a table; H: 17 1/2"

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14th Century Sawankhalok Celadon Bowl

Lot 26: 14th Century Sawankhalok Celadon Bowl

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Description: 14th Century Sawankhalok Celadon Bowl 14th Century Sawankholok celadon glazed, stoneware bowl; circular form with slightly flared rim (glaze somewhat degraded); D: 5 1/2"

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Old Japanese Lacquer Shrine

Lot 27: Old Japanese Lacquer Shrine

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Description: Old Japanese Lacquer Shrine Old Japanese lacquer shrine; with double accordion doors to the front: interior hanging calligraphy scroll, and with single drawer below housing various offering bowls; H: 23 1/2"

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Antique Japanese Foliate Bronze Jardinière

Lot 28: Antique Japanese Foliate Bronze Jardinière

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Description: Antique Japanese Foliate Bronze Jardinière Antique Japanese bronze jardinière; footed and of foliate form, with bird and blossoming branches designs in relief, late 19th Century; L: 8"

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Chinese Blanc de Chine Standing Guanyin

Lot 29: Chinese Blanc de Chine Standing Guanyin

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Description: Chinese Blanc de Chine Standing Guanyin Chinese blanc de chine porcelain figure of Guanyin; standing in long robes above waves, holding a scroll in one hand, the other hand in mudra; H: 17 1/2"

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Old Chinese Octagonal Brass Teapot

Lot 30: Old Chinese Octagonal Brass Teapot

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Description: Old Chinese Octagonal Brass Teapot Early 20th Century, Chinese brass teapot and cover; octagonal form with engraved designs of beauties in gardens, with hinged handle; H: 6 1/4"

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Two Chinese Cinnabar/Cinnabar-Like Items

Lot 31: Two Chinese Cinnabar/Cinnabar-Like Items

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Description: Two Chinese Cinnabar/Cinnabar-Like Items Two Chinese items: cinnabar-like tray, rectangular with rounded corners and with figural landscape scenes bordered by dragon, phoenix and Shou motifs; together with a carved cinnabar lacquer covered jar, ovoid form with figural landscapes and florals; L: 14 1/2" (tray)

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Two Chinese Paintings by Chen Furong

Lot 32: Two Chinese Paintings by Chen Furong

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Description: Two Chinese Paintings by Chen Furong Two Chinese primitive Folk Art gouache on paper paintings by Chen Furong (of the Jinshan School of Modern Peasant Painting); each depicting colorful scenes of figures and dwellings; 21 1/2" x 26" (larger)

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Three Various Chinese Porcelain Vases

Lot 33: Three Various Chinese Porcelain Vases

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Description: Three Various Chinese Porcelain Vases Three Chinese porcelain vases: pair blue and white beaker form with allover Buddhist flower motifs; together with a miniature Famille Rose ovoid form with birds and flowers, inscription to verso, seal mark; H: 8 3/4" (tallest)

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Ancient Egyptian Pottery Ushabti Figure

Lot 34: Ancient Egyptian Pottery Ushabti Figure

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Description: Ancient Egyptian Pottery Ushabti Figure Ancient Egyptian pottery ushabti figure; in usual form, standing with arms crossed at the chest and wearing a headdress (usual wear); H: 4 1/2", lucite stand

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Yuan Dynasty Celadon Glazed Bowl

Lot 35: Yuan Dynasty Celadon Glazed Bowl

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Description: Yuan Dynasty Celadon Glazed Bowl Chinese Yuan Dynasty celadon crackle-glazed bowl; of circular footed form with incised medallion to the interior; D: 5"

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Han Dynasty Green Glazed Pottery Vase

Lot 36: Han Dynasty Green Glazed Pottery Vase

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Description: Han Dynasty Green Glazed Pottery Vase Chinese Han Dynasty green glazed pottery vase; of tapered globular form with slightly everted rim (glaze degraded); D: 7"

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Chinese Glazed Gray Stoneware Vase

Lot 37: Chinese Glazed Gray Stoneware Vase

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Description: Chinese Glazed Gray Stoneware Vase Antique Chinese gray stoneware vase; of tapered globular form and somewhat celadon glazed with inverted rim and incised lotus petals across the shoulder (glaze degraded); D: 4 1/2"

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Antique Chinese Carved Wood Temple Figure

Lot 38: Antique Chinese Carved Wood Temple Figure

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Description: Antique Chinese Carved Wood Temple Figure Antique Chinese carved and lacquered wood temple figure; of a bearded man seated in long robes and wearing a tall cap (wear and crack); H: 8 1/2", wood stand

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Pair Old Japanese Lacquer & Silk Armrests

Lot 39: Pair Old Japanese Lacquer & Silk Armrests

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Description: Pair Old Japanese Lacquer & Silk Armrests Pair of very unusual and old, Japanese lacquer and silk cushioned armrests; with gilt floral motifs and purple upholstery with lotus motifs (wear and some tears to the cushions), Circa 1900; L: 18" (each), each contained in signed wood box

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Two Asian Vases: Korean & Chinese

Lot 40: Two Asian Vases: Korean & Chinese

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Description: Two Asian Vases: Korean & Chinese Two vases: the taller Korean and of somewhat baluster form with carved and appliqué shell birds and flowers design; the other Chinese porcelain, of tapered globular form with ox blood flambé crackle glaze; H: 22 1/2" (taller)

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Antique Chinese Rose Medallion Teapot

Lot 41: Antique Chinese Rose Medallion Teapot

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Description: Antique Chinese Rose Medallion Teapot Antique Chinese Rose Medallion porcelain teapot; cylindrical form with typical figural scenes and bird, floral and butterfly reserves (minor wear), late 19th Century; H: 7"

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Tall Chinese Rose Medallion Umbrella Stand

Lot 42: Tall Chinese Rose Medallion Umbrella Stand

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Description: Tall Chinese Rose Medallion Umbrella Stand Tall Chinese Rose Medallion porcelain umbrella stand; cylindrical form with typical bird, floral and figural scenes; H: 18"

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Antique Turquoise Ground Famille Rose Jar

Lot 43: Antique Turquoise Ground Famille Rose Jar

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Description: Antique Turquoise Ground Famille Rose Jar Antique Chinese turquoise glazed and Famille Rose enameled porcelain jar and cover; of globular form and with moulded design of cranes and lotus, seal mark; H: 8"

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Group of Nine Various Chinese Items

Lot 44: Group of Nine Various Chinese Items

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Description: Group of Nine Various Chinese Items Group of 9 various Chinese items, including: pair antique shallow bowls of somewhat oval quatrefoil form, one with floral motifs, the other with the 3 "Fruits of Abundance" (flaws to each); two small hand mirrors, each with hardstone handle and enameled porcelain back; pair carved bowenite elephants (chips); pair hardstone miniature peach trees; and a wood box with antique Chinese porcelain plaque depicting two beauties in a garden; L: 8" (largest)

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Two Small Antique Chinese Bronze Vessels

Lot 45: Two Small Antique Chinese Bronze Vessels

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Description: Two Small Antique Chinese Bronze Vessels Two small antique Chinese bronze vessels: miniature square-form bottle vase, well cast with floral, fruit and bird motifs in low relief, seal mark; together with a footed circular bowl (cleaned), both probably 19th Century; H: 5" (taller)

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Two Small Chinese Glazed Porcelains

Lot 46: Two Small Chinese Glazed Porcelains

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Description: Two Small Chinese Glazed Porcelains Two small Chinese porcelains: antique oxblood glazed jarlet with some grey coloration, 4-character mark (rim ground), probably 18th Century; together with an eggshell porcelain cup with figural quatrefoil reserves and floral ground, the interior with blue and white phoenix medallion, seal mark; H: 3 1/4" (taller)

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Group of Four Various Asian Ceramics

Lot 47: Group of Four Various Asian Ceramics

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Description: Group of Four Various Asian Ceramics Group of various Asian ceramics, including: Chinese Ming-style wucai enameled hexagonal tea jar with floral motifs and figural landscape panels, 6-character mark; two Japanese white glazed figures, one as a guardian; and a Qing-style blue and white bottle vase, with everted foliate rim, phoenix and floral motifs, seal mark; H: 7 3/4" (tallest)

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Group of 6 Old & Antique Asian Porcelains

Lot 48: Group of 6 Old & Antique Asian Porcelains

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Description: Group of 6 Old & Antique Asian Porcelains Group of 6 old and antique, Japanese and Chinese porcelains, including: Kakiemon-style dish with bird and florals; and various blue and white: foliate rim cup with figures, small cup with pine, small cup with "3 Friends of Winter" design, and pair of cylindrical bowls with birds and florals; D: 5 1/2" (largest)

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Four Antique Chinese Blue & White Dishes

Lot 49: Four Antique Chinese Blue & White Dishes

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Description: Four Antique Chinese Blue & White Dishes Group of four antique Chinese Qing Dynasty blue and white dishes: small plate and two shallow bowls, each with somewhat foliate motifs; together with a larger shallow bowl with phoenix and fish designs (typical firing flaws, hairlines, wear, etc.), 17th/18th Century; D: 11" (largest); Provenance: Charlton Hall, sale #262, lot #439

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Two Amber-Like Items: Pig & Pebble

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Description: Two Amber-Like Items: Pig & Pebble Two amber-like objects: model of a standing pig, with numerous artificial 'inclusions'; together with a somewhat naturalistic pebble form; L: 9 1/2" (larger)

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