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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
Viewing Notes:
Numerous Chinese porcelains and ceramics, antique and decorative, from a San Diego Collection; Large collection of antique wood and ivory netsuke from an Important West Los Angeles Collection; Pre-Columbian pottery; together with African and Southeast Asian artifacts from Century City and Porter Ranch Collections; Antique Japanese and Chinese ivory, Satsuma, lacquer, bronze, etc. from North Carolina and San Diego Estates; Chinese jade and wood carvings; together with Asian furnishings from a Midwest Collection; Diamonds and semi-precious stone jewelry; along with snuff bottles from an East Coast Collection;
Sale Notes:
Preview: March 5 - 9, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION

(589 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


589 lots with images

March 10, 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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Antique Japanese Scroll: Seated Figure

Lot 1: Antique Japanese Scroll: Seated Figure

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Description: Antique Japanese Scroll: Seated Figure Antique Japanese ink and colors on paper scroll; depicting a seated figure in patterned robes, signed and with seal (heavily toned, creases); 30" x 13", lucite frame

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Miniature Openwork Carved Bone Vase

Lot 2: Miniature Openwork Carved Bone Vase

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Description: Miniature Openwork Carved Bone Vase Miniature Chinese fully openwork carved and polychromed bone vase; depicting a dragon and phoenix above waves, signed; H: 3"

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Pair of Japanese Silver Plated Compotes

Lot 3: Pair of Japanese Silver Plated Compotes

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Description: Pair of Japanese Silver Plated Compotes Pair of Japanese silver plated compotes; each circular with various floral mon to the interiors and with meandering pattern to one rim, circular seal marks; D: 6 1/2" (each)

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Framed Chinese Equestrian Print

Lot 4: Framed Chinese Equestrian Print

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Description: Framed Chinese Equestrian Print Chinese print; depicting equestrian hunters chasing various animal prey, inscription and seal mark; 13" x 29 1/2", framed

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Two Monot Stumpf Glass Salt Dishes

Lot 5: Two Monot Stumpf Glass Salt Dishes

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Description: Two Monot Stumpf Glass Salt Dishes Two miniature Monot Stumpf art glass salt dishes; each circular with foliate rim: one footed, the other with more everted rim; D: 2 1/2" (larger)

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Numerous Photos of Chairman Mao

Lot 6: Numerous Photos of Chairman Mao

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Description: Numerous Photos of Chairman Mao Collection of numerous (later) photos of Chairman Mao with others at various political events, etc.; totaling approx. 37 pieces; L: 15" (largest)

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Large Framed Landscape Lithograph

Lot 7: Large Framed Landscape Lithograph

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Description: Large Framed Landscape Lithograph Large lithograph depicting a mountainous landscape with pine: entitled "Ponderosa Trail", signed illegibly and numbered 190/250; 18 3/4" x 31"

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Dish & Silk Panel

Lot 8: Antique Chinese Porcelain Dish & Silk Panel

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Description: Antique Chinese Porcelain Dish & Silk Panel Antique Chinese Export-type porcelain dish: of shallow circular form with two loop handles at the rim, enameled bird and floral motifs, coral red mark, 19th Century; together with an (as-is) antique Chinese silk panel embroidered with bats and flowers; L: 23" (longer)

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Pair CreArt Glass & Porcelain Compotes

Lot 9: Pair CreArt Glass & Porcelain Compotes

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Description: Pair CreArt Glass & Porcelain Compotes Pair compotes by CreArt; each with cut glass bowl on a porcelain base adorned with a child in repose; H: 9 3/4" (each)

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Silver Plated Pot & Antique Glazed Jar

Lot 10: Silver Plated Pot & Antique Glazed Jar

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Description: Silver Plated Pot & Antique Glazed Jar Rogers silver plated fondue pot on tripod stand; together with an antique glazed pottery biscuit/cookie jar with floral motifs on crackle ground and with silver plated rim and cover; H: 10 1/4" (taller)

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Two Chinese Lacquer Eyeglass Cases

Lot 11: Two Chinese Lacquer Eyeglass Cases

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Description: Two Chinese Lacquer Eyeglass Cases Two antique Chinese lacquer eyeglass cases; each of somewhat flattened ovoid form: the larger black, the smaller reddish brown (small flaws) the small with translucent jade/hardstone bi; L: 7" (larger)

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Two Song/Yuan Dynasty Glazed Bowls

Lot 12: Two Song/Yuan Dynasty Glazed Bowls

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Description: Two Song/Yuan Dynasty Glazed Bowls Two Chinese Song/Yuan Dynasty, yueh-type glazed bowls with incised lotus-type designs (some rim chips); D: 7" (larger)

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Chinese Bronze Foliate Tripod Censer

Lot 13: Chinese Bronze Foliate Tripod Censer

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Description: Chinese Bronze Foliate Tripod Censer Heavily cast, Chinese bronze tripod censer; of shallow, somewhat foliate form with loop handles at the rim (some wear); D: 6 1/2", seal mark

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Two Various Japanese Porcelain Dishes

Lot 14: Two Various Japanese Porcelain Dishes

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Description: Two Various Japanese Porcelain Dishes Two Japanese porcelain dishes: Double Phoenix oval serving platter with landscape scene; and antique Kutani foliate rimmed, rectangular serving dish with foliate motifs (minor wear), late 19th Century; L: 16 1/2" (larger)

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Two Antique Japanese Porcelain Bowls

Lot 15: Two Antique Japanese Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Two Antique Japanese Porcelain Bowls Two antique Japanese porcelain bowls: the larger Imari with dragon center and leaves, the exterior with floral with figural reserves, 4-character mark; together with a Kutani enameled with double gourd and fish motif, seal mark; both Circa 1900 or earlier; D: 11" (larger)

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Chinese Rectangular Wood Stand

Lot 16: Chinese Rectangular Wood Stand

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Description: Chinese Rectangular Wood Stand Chinese carved wood stand; rectangular with openwork details to the apron (wear and loss to one side); L: 18"

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Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Buddhist Deity

Lot 17: Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Buddhist Deity

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Description: Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Buddhist Deity Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze multi-armed Buddhist deity; standing on a lotus pedestal and holding ritual items in each hand, with large mandorla behind (polished); H: 6"

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Chinese Rose Medallion Porcelain Bowl

Lot 18: Chinese Rose Medallion Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Chinese Rose Medallion Porcelain Bowl Circa 1900, antique Chinese Rose Medallion porcelain bowl; circular with foliate rim, the interior with butterfly medallion, the exterior with panels featuring figures and birds with flowers (minor wear); D: 10"

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Framed Wedgwood-Like Porcelain Plaque

Lot 19: Framed Wedgwood-Like Porcelain Plaque

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Description: Framed Wedgwood-Like Porcelain Plaque Framed Wedgwood-like porcelain plaque; of a girl in diaphanous clothing standing atop a flower and reaching upward to a tree branch; L: 11 1/2"

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Antique Japanese Porcelain Square Jar

Lot 20: Antique Japanese Porcelain Square Jar

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Description: Antique Japanese Porcelain Square Jar Antique Japanese porcelain square jar with cover; birds and floral motifs to each side (one cover missing); L: 5"

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Small Chinese Coral Red Crackle Jar

Lot 21: Small Chinese Coral Red Crackle Jar

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Description: Small Chinese Coral Red Crackle Jar Small Chinese, Kangxi-style coral red crackle glazed jar and cover; somewhat stout baluster form with allover Buddhist floral and scrolling foliage; H: 7"

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Older African Carved Wood Figure

Lot 22: Older African Carved Wood Figure

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Description: Older African Carved Wood Figure Older African carved wood figure; standing female with decorative geometric details and stylized features, appliqué eyes (wear and cracks); H: 15"

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Set Porcelain Tea Cups & Octagonal Box

Lot 23: Set Porcelain Tea Cups & Octagonal Box

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Description: Set Porcelain Tea Cups & Octagonal Box Boxed set of 4 Chinese white porcelain tea cups, each with 6-character mark; together with an old, probably Korean, octagonal footed box with hinged cover and copper mounts; D: 5 1/2" (largest)

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Chinese Carved Wood Standing Guanyin

Lot 24: Chinese Carved Wood Standing Guanyin

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Description: Chinese Carved Wood Standing Guanyin Chinese carved and lacquered wood figure of Guanyin; standing in long flowing robes and veil, holding a scroll; H: 14 3/4"

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Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figure

Lot 25: Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figure

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Description: Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figure Antique Chinese carved wood figure; standing with a lotus flower over one shoulder, and carrying a bird in his other hand (some wear, flaws), late 19th Century; H: 11"

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Chinese Embroidered Silk Evening Bag

Lot 26: Chinese Embroidered Silk Evening Bag

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Description: Chinese Embroidered Silk Evening Bag Early 20th Century, Chinese embroidered silk ladies' evening bag; with allover florals and double gourds, the filigree clasp with carved carnelian agate Buddha's hand citron (some wear); L: 7 3/4"

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Chinese Archaistic Hardstone Pendant

Lot 27: Chinese Archaistic Hardstone Pendant

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Description: Chinese Archaistic Hardstone Pendant Chinese archaistic carved jade-like hardstone pendant; in the form of two openwork phoenix birds flanking an oval bi with nipple bosses, rose color stone (heavy "calcification"); L: 5", wood stand

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Group of 5 Various Asian Items

Lot 28: Group of 5 Various Asian Items

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Description: Group of 5 Various Asian Items Group of 5 various items, including: Chinese printed landscape scroll; pair bronze seated lions; old Imari bowl with dragon and phoenix on the interior, florals to the exterior; and Chinese square vase with figures in landscape scenes; approx. 45" x 16" (scroll)

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Group of Various Asian Items

Lot 29: Group of Various Asian Items

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Description: Group of Various Asian Items Group of various Asian items, including: wood stands; old Japanese carved bone dagger with figural motifs; pair small ovoid cloisonné enamel dragon vases; inside painted glass jar with cover and landscape design; rose quartz standing Budai; pink glass ox; and hardstone plaque with fan and florals; together with a German ceramic plate dated 1978; and a "milk" glass stand; L: 11 1/2" (longest)

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Chinese Wood Box with Bowenite Plaque

Lot 30: Chinese Wood Box with Bowenite Plaque

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Description: Chinese Wood Box with Bowenite Plaque Early 20th Century Chinese wood box; rectangular and set with an elaborate openwork carved translucent bowenite plaque to the cover, depicting two long-tailed birds among flowering plants (small flaws); L: 7 1/4"

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Album

Lot 31: Album "Famous Paintings of the World"

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Description: Album "Famous Paintings of the World" Album containing a series of 20 prints; entitled "Famous Paintings of the World" and dated from February to June, 1894 (as-is, all the pages toned); L: 16"

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Two Various Antique Japanese Porcelains

Lot 32: Two Various Antique Japanese Porcelains

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Description: Two Various Antique Japanese Porcelains Two antique Japanese porcelains: Imari foliate plate with scrolling floral motifs around a central blue and white medallion; and a bowl with flowers around an interior landscape medallion, probably Arita, signed; D: 8 1/2" (larger)

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Two Various Chinese Bronze Mirrors

Lot 33: Two Various Chinese Bronze Mirrors

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Description: Two Various Chinese Bronze Mirrors 2 Chinese bronze mirrors: the larger Han-style with qilin and phoenix designs (some encrustation), possibly antique; together with a smaller, probably Yuan/Ming with scrolling design (some wear); D: 5" (larger)

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Two Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figures

Lot 34: Two Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figures

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Description: Two Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figures Two antique Chinese carved wood figures: polychromed Guanyin standing atop an unusual base, wearing long robes and crown, holding her bottle (chipped fingers); and a seated Immortal-type temple figure with hands joined in front (flaws); H: 19 1/2" (taller)

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Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Plate

Lot 35: Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Plate

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Description: Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Plate Antique Japanese cloisonné enamel plate; circular with design of two quail birds among flowering plants and butterflies on bright blue ground, scrolling pattern to verso (some repair and craqueleur), Circa 1700; D: 12"

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Antique Brown Glazed Saké Jar

Lot 36: Antique Brown Glazed Saké Jar

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Description: Antique Brown Glazed Saké Jar Large antique brown glazed saké jar; of globular form with rounded rim, fan-shaped panel with inscription to shoulder (chips and crack), Circa 1900; H: 13", wood stand

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Three Various Chinese Ceramics

Lot 37: Three Various Chinese Ceramics

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Description: Three Various Chinese Ceramics Group of 3 various Chinese ceramics, including: antique blue and white circular jardinière with continuous landscape scene to the exterior; early-style blue and white circular bowl/jardinière with interior and exterior landscapes (crack); and tall cylindrical crackle glazed vase with continuous scene of warriors (rim chip, repairs); H: 11 3/4" (tallest)

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Group of Porcelains: Tea Set & Plates

Lot 38: Group of Porcelains: Tea Set & Plates

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Description: Group of Porcelains: Tea Set & Plates Group of various porcelains, including: Continental porcelain partial tea set with 9 cups and saucers, tea pot, creamer and sugar bowl, and with extra cover, florals to each; together with 3 antique English plates, each with Chinese-style florals H: 9 1/4" (tallest)

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Chinese Republic-Style Porcelain Vase

Lot 39: Chinese Republic-Style Porcelain Vase

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Description: Chinese Republic-Style Porcelain Vase Chinese Republic-style enameled porcelain vase; of elongated baluster form with design of a standing figure carrying a fan, inscription and seal marks; H: 10"

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Two Old Chinese Brass Candelabra

Lot 40: Two Old Chinese Brass Candelabra

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Description: Two Old Chinese Brass Candelabra Two early 20th Century, Chinese brass candelabra: one holding 3 candles; the other for 7 candles; each with openwork design of two writhing dragons; L: 22" (larger)

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Group Indonesian/Southeast Asian Bronzes

Lot 41: Group Indonesian/Southeast Asian Bronzes

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Description: Group Indonesian/Southeast Asian Bronzes Group of 3 Indonesian or Southeast Asian bronzes; each depicting a group of stylized figures: in a boat; gathered around a bowl; and playing instruments(?); L: 6 1/2" (largest), some wood stands

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Old Japanese Bronze Tripod Censer

Lot 42: Old Japanese Bronze Tripod Censer

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Description: Old Japanese Bronze Tripod Censer Old Japanese bronze tripod censer; the body of shallow circular form on tall legs atop a circular base, qilin and dragon relief panels with floral to the cover and Shi-shi finial, 2 handles with masks, early 20th Century; H: 11 1/2"

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Victorian Ivory Vinaigrette/Scent Bottle

Lot 43: Victorian Ivory Vinaigrette/Scent Bottle

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Description: Victorian Ivory Vinaigrette/Scent Bottle Victorian carved ivory vinaigrette scent bottle or smelling salts holder; in the form of a flower, late 19th Century; L: 2 1/2"

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Small Tibetan/Nepalese Bronze Buddha

Lot 44: Small Tibetan/Nepalese Bronze Buddha

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Description: Small Tibetan/Nepalese Bronze Buddha Small Tibetan or Nepalese white bronze figure of Buddha; seated in lotus posture atop a stylized lotus pedestal, holding a vessel in one hand, the other hand in mudra, 6-character mark on back; H: 4 1/4"

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Old Famille Rose Porcelain Brushwasher

Lot 45: Old Famille Rose Porcelain Brushwasher

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Description: Old Famille Rose Porcelain Brushwasher 粉彩荷塘鴛鴦紋筆洗 Charming Chinese Famille Rose enameled porcelain brushwasher: of shallow circular form, with design of a pair of mandarin ducks swimming in a lotus pond; coral red Xianfeng seal mark and probably of the Period; early 20th Century (chips to rim, some wear); D: 4 1/2"

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Two Various Antique Japanese Porcelains

Lot 46: Two Various Antique Japanese Porcelains

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Description: Two Various Antique Japanese Porcelains Two antique Japanese porcelains: Kutani jar, of ovoid form with raised rim and floral panels with bird (crack and feet ground); together with a polychromed Imari porcelain dish, of foliate form with floral and butterfly motifs around a central flowering precious vessel (rim chip); both Circa 1900; D: 12 1/4" (larger)

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Chinese Carved Agate Buddai Pendant

Lot 47: Chinese Carved Agate Buddai Pendant

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Description: Chinese Carved Agate Buddai Pendant Large and well carved, Chinese gray and reddish banded chalcedony/carnelian agate toggle; one side carved with Budai holding a scroll with calligraphy, verso with lotus leaf design; on cord bracelet with circular jadeite bead; L: 4"

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Five Metal Work Items: Asian & African

Lot 48: Five Metal Work Items: Asian & African

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Description: Five Metal Work Items: Asian & African Five various metal items: Tibetan or Nepalese copper ewer and cover; African bronze covered globular vessel with allover incised designs (flaws, oxidation); probably Asian bronze man, wearing a wide-brimmed hat and with hands shackled to a pole; together with pair African bronze stylized male and female: smoking a pipe, and carrying child; H: 14" (tallest)

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Chinese Porcelain Dish & Glass Vase

Lot 49: Chinese Porcelain Dish & Glass Vase

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Description: Chinese Porcelain Dish & Glass Vase Chinese Qianlong-style porcelain dish, with design of butterflies among grape vines, seal mark; together with an inside painted glass faceted vase, baluster form with design of cranes in a landscape with pine, signed and with seals; H: 8 3/4" (taller)

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Two Antique Thai Gilt Wood Attendants

Lot 50: Two Antique Thai Gilt Wood Attendants

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Description: Two Antique Thai Gilt Wood Attendants Two antique Thai carved and gold lacquered wood attendants: one kneeling deity wearing a hat; the other a man, somewhat kneeling, each with many mirrored "jewels" (some usual wear, one hand gone); H: 8" (taller)

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