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Important New Year Asian Works of Art

by Altair Auctions


650 lots with images

January 25, 2014

Live Auction

151 Carnegie Row

Norwood, MA, 02062 USA

Phone: 781-349-8388

Fax: 781-349-8327

Email: info@altair-auctions.com

650 Lots
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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 1: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Peking glass snuff bottle, in a flattened circular form, with an overlay of brown glass, depicting mythical creatures, with stopper. Height 2 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 2: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle of flattened circular form, decorated with a carved dragon, with stopper. Height 2 7/8 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 3: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., snuff bottle of flattened globular form, composed of a combination of agate stones with darker stone incised to form landscape and characters, with turquoise stopper with metal details, crack line. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 4: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Peking glass snuff bottle, in an elongated rectangular form, decorated in bright colors, with a cricket on one side, and birds on the reverse, with stopper. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 5: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved agate snuff bottle, in a flattened circular form, smoothly carved and decorated by the natural striations in the stone, with stopper. Height 1 7/8 in.

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Chinese Interior Painted Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 6: Chinese Interior Painted Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, interior painted Peking glass snuff bottle, in a rectangular form, decorated in bright colors with birds and foliate tree branches, with stopper. Height 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Metalwork Snuff Bottle

Lot 7: Chinese Metalwork Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, ROC Period snuff bottle, in an upright form, encased in metalwork, with inlaid coral stones and chains, with stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

Lot 8: Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Famille Rose snuff bottle, in a flattened circular form, decorated in relief with figures fighting a serpentine dragon, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Double Rotating Snuff Bottle

Lot 9: Chinese Famille Rose Double Rotating Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Famille Rose double snuff bottle with internal rotating bottles, with women in a natural landscape, with gilding on bodies, with lids, and with Qianlong mark on base. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

Lot 10: 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 Antique Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 11: Chinese Antique Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Antique carved jade snuff bottle, compressed globular form, with decorative handled, fluted lip, and a flat base. Length 2 in.

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 12: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved jade snuff bottle, in a flattened rectangular form, decorated by the natural striations in the stone, with stopper. Height 2 5/8 in.

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Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 13: Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved agate snuff bottle, expertly carved compressed round form with footed base, the surface decorated with two crickets. Height 1 7/8 in.

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Chinese Enameled Copper Snuff Bottle

Lot 14: Chinese Enameled Copper Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., enameled copper snuff bottle, in flattened ovoid form, decorated with a brightly-colored landscape scene and two figures in the foreground, mark on base, with stopper. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 15: Chinese Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, interior painted glass snuff bottle, in a flattened globular form, decorated with two seated figures, with red stopper. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 16: 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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Two Chinese Famille Rose Double Snuff Bottles

Lot 17: Two Chinese Famille Rose Double Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 18th C., two Famille Rose double snuff bottles painted with figures at play in a landscape, with metal stoppers and marks on both bases. Height 2 1/8 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 18: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form featuring colorful cut glass overlay depicting landscape scene with figure walking along bridge, with stopper, Qianlong mark on base. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle

Lot 19: Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., ivory snuff bottle in a cylindrical form, decorated with a carved landscape scene, with wooden stopper and base. Height 3 3/4 in.

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 20: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., jade snuff bottle in the form of a bug, smoothly carved, incised with detail in the wings and head of the insect, with a coral stopper. Height 4 in.

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Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

Lot 21: Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, enameled snuff bottle, in a flattened shield shape, decorated in bright colors with women and children, with stopper. Length 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 22: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Peking glass snuff bottle of a cylindrical shape with brightly painted details of a natural scene of flowers and butterflies against a white ground,with stopper and mark on base. Length 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Amethyst Snuff Bottle

Lot 23: Chinese Amethyst Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., amethyst snuff bottle with motifs from nature, covered with abstract vegetal and animal forms, in a mottled purple hue. Length 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

Lot 24: Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, enameled snuff bottle, in an exagerrated circular form, decorated in bright colors with Western-style figures. Length 2 in., Width 1 3/4 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Double Walled Snuff Bottle

Lot 25: Chinese Famille Rose Double Walled Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Famille Rose snuff bottles with double walls, the ovoid shape highly decorated with a floral pattern on one panel and a roster surrounded by flowers on the other panel, with stopper, Qianlong mark on base. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Carved Agate Bangle

Lot 26: Chinese Carved Agate Bangle

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Description: China, 19th C., smoothly carved agate bangle, in a lovely mottled and pale stone color. Diameter 3 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Luohan

Lot 27: Chinese Carved Jade Luohan

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Description: China, smoothly carved jade Luohan playing with toad, figure is seated and reclined against a backdrop of expressly rendered vegetation, base included. Height 5 in., Width 4 1/2 in., Height 5 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Guanyin Pendant

Lot 28: Chinese Carved Jade Guanyin Pendant

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Description: China, 19th C., expertly-carved jade Guanyin pendant in flowing robes, standing on a lotus base. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Seal Chop

Lot 29: Chinese Carved Jade Seal Chop

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Description: China, 19th C., carved jade seal chop, in a rectangular form, with a bird perched on a tree branch delicately carved on one side, signed Deng Guang Chen, Song Dao Ren. Height 1 in., Width 1 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Bixie

Lot 30: Chinese Carved Jade Bixie

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Description: China, 19th C.,well-carved white jade figure of a Bixie in crouched position, with a ferocious facial expression. Length 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Antique Jade Dragon on Leaf

Lot 31: Chinese Antique Jade Dragon on Leaf

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Description: China, antique mottled jade piece featuring a curling dragon on underside of leaf, carved in flattened relief, the leaf is delicately incised to show texture. Length 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Boat

Lot 32: Chinese Carved Jade Boat

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Description: China, 18th-19th C., expertly carved jade boat, with two figures standing on the deck, in a pleasant light green hue . Length 8 in.

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Chinese Antique White Jade Ruyi Pendant

Lot 33: Chinese Antique White Jade Ruyi Pendant

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Description: China, antique white jade Ruyi pendant with scrolling details and openwork design. Length 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Antique Jade Seal

Lot 34: Chinese Antique Jade Seal

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Description: China, 19th C., jade seal chop, in the form of a reclining Foo lion with long beard, jade is in a mottled white hue. Height 2 1/2 in., Width 1 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Belt Buckle

Lot 35: Chinese Jade Belt Buckle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved jade belt buckle in the form of dragon with a carved chi dragon. Width 1 in., Length 4 3/4 in..

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Chinese Antique Jade Dragon with a Fish Tail

Lot 36: Chinese Antique Jade Dragon with a Fish Tail

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Description: China, possibly Song Dynasty, very rare carved jade chi dragon with a fish tail, delicately carved with great detail in the dragon's features and waves, in a mottled white hue. Width 1 1/2 in., Length 5 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Pendant in Brush Washer Shape

Lot 37: Chinese Jadeite Pendant in Brush Washer Shape

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Description: China, 19th C., jadeite pendant in the form of a pear, and a brush washer, with decorative leaves at one end. Pendant length 2 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Pendant

Lot 38: Chinese Carved Jade Pendant

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Description: China, carved jade pendant in a rounded rectangular form, decorative edges, and pierced for hanging . Width 1 7/8 in., Length 2 in.

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Chinese Decorative Items

Lot 39: Chinese Decorative Items

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Description: China, group of decorative beads and snuff bottle stoppers, including green jade beads, wooden beads, and a peanut shaped ornament. Bead Diameter 23.31 mm., Ceramic Round Diameter 1 1/4 in.

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Chinese Crystal Court Necklace

Lot 40: Chinese Crystal Court Necklace

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Description: China, crystal court necklace, the strand consists 108 round quartz crystal beads each 1.5 cm diameter, spaced with four larger agate beads, the center ribbon attached to a smoke crystal pendant with three other strings of turquoise beads each suspending a smoke crystal pendants. Length 47 1/2 in., Crystal bead Diameter 12.55 mm.

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Chinese Jadeite Pendant

Lot 41: Chinese Jadeite Pendant

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Description: China, smoothly carved jadeite pendant in floral form, in a light green and mottled dark green hue. Length 1 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Square Pendant

Lot 42: Chinese Jadeite Square Pendant

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Description: China, expertly carved jadeite square pendant depicting a child and a scholar in a garden setting, framed with traditional motifs. Length 2 1/4 in., Width 1 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Pendant

Lot 43: Chinese Jadeite Pendant

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Description: China, jadeite pendant with carved mythical beast, ranging in tone from deep green to a pale pastel hue. Length 2 in., Width 1 in.

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Lot 44: Chinese "Gold Star" Peking Glass Buddha

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Description: China, "gold star" Peking glass Buddha, figure of a happy seated Buddha, with one raised knee, in a brown/red color and gold-colored flecks throughout. Height 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Yixing Teapot

Lot 45: Chinese Yixing Teapot

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Description: China, Yixing teapot, in a rounded organic form, with smoothly potted sides and a mark on base. Height 3 in., Width 6 in.

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Chinese Yixing Teapot, Chen Ming Yuan

Lot 46: Chinese Yixing Teapot, Chen Ming Yuan

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Description: China, Yixing tea pot, featuring inner and exterior sections; the exterior portion is formed to look like a multi-sided seat, with Chen Ming Yuan mark. Height 7 in.

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Chinese Miniature Yixing Zisha Lunch Box

Lot 47: Chinese Miniature Yixing Zisha Lunch Box

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Description: China, 19th C., miniature Yixing Zisha lunch box, densely decorated with a repetitive knot pattern, banded and topped in a basket pattern, with fixed handle. Height 4 3/4 in.,

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Chinese Yixing Buddha Hand Censer

Lot 48: Chinese Yixing Buddha Hand Censer

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Description: China, Yixing censer in the form of a Buddha hand, on a decorated flared base, signed on the base. Height 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Yixing Teapot

Lot 49: Chinese Yixing Teapot

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Description: China, Yixing teapot with tin cover and jade handle and spout, the side has characters in relief, the base with mark. Height 3 1/4 inches Diameter 4 1/4 inches

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Chinese Yixing Teapot

Lot 50: Chinese Yixing Teapot

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Description: China, Yixing teapot with six sides, in an upright form, with smoothly potted sides, with mark on base. Height 5 in.

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