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The Oriental Sale

by Cheffins


326 lots with images

April 4, 2013

Live Auction

Clifton House

1 & 2 Clifton Road

Cambridge, CB1 7EA United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1223 213343

Fax: +44 (0)1223 271949

Email: fine.art@cheffins.co.uk

326 Lots
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A late 19th century blanc de Chine figure of Budai,

Lot 1: A late 19th century blanc de Chine figure of Budai,

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Description: A late 19th century blanc de Chine figure of Budai, the bare bellied monk seated with a rosary in his right hand, 10cm (4 in.) high

Condition Report: Good

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A late 19th century bottle vase,

Lot 2: A late 19th century bottle vase,

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Description: A late 19th century bottle vase, the tall cylindrical neck entwined by a dragon in relief below the turquoise blue glaze, 31.5cm (12.5 in.) high

Condition Report: Good

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A Song celadon dish,

Lot 3: A Song celadon dish,

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Description: A Song celadon dish, the flat rim incised with four lines parallel to the barbed edge, the cavetto incised with flowering vine, an ammonite swirl culminating in the central moulded flower, 26cm (10.25 in.) diameter

Condition Report: Good

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Three overlay glass snuff bottles and two stoppers,

Lot 4: Three overlay glass snuff bottles and two stoppers,

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Description: Three overlay glass snuff bottles and two stoppers, the ruby overlay of horses on one and a cat with a butterfly on the other, the larger with a bubbled clear glass ground, 8cm (3.25 in.) high, the third with green insects and plants on a white ground, 5.5cm (2.25 in.) high (5)

Condition Report: One stopper is lacking the button from its top

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An amber, a ruby and another glass snuff bottle and two stoppers,

Lot 4A: An amber, a ruby and another glass snuff bottle and two stoppers,

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Description: An amber, a ruby and another glass snuff bottle and two stoppers, the first of circular outline, 5.5 cm (2.25 in.) high, the ruby glass bottle, 6cm (2.5 in.) high, the snail shaped bottle painted with hexagonal diaper for the carapce and stars on a yellow ground for the body, four character mark of Qianlong in blue, 6cm (2.25 in.) (5)

Condition Report: The amber bottle lacks a stopper. The ruby bottle has a nick in the foot and the stopper lacks a spoon

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A pair of Koryo dynasty celadon bowls,

Lot 5: A pair of Koryo dynasty celadon bowls,

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Description: A pair of Koryo dynasty celadon bowls, each inlaid in the Sanggam technique with four groups of five fruit in the interior and with four black and white roundels on the exterior, 21cm (8.25 in.) diameter (2) (D)

Condition Report: Both are cracked and chipped. one has gold lacquer repairs and a subsequent chip, the piece to which is lacking.The other has had a sizeable chunk glued back into the rim

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An 18th century Chinese blue and white charger

Lot 6: An 18th century Chinese blue and white charger

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Description: An 18th century Chinese blue and white charger painted with a scene of islands within a pendant border of alternating, diamond diaper, ammonite scroll and guilloche, 55cm (21.5 in.) diameter, with a wood stand (D)

Condition Report: A chunk has been restored back and there are two hair cracks

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A late 19th century nine piece supper set on hardwood stand,

Lot 7: A late 19th century nine piece supper set on hardwood stand,

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Description: A late 19th century nine piece supper set on hardwood stand, each of the pieces painted on one side of the exterior in famille rose enamels with immortals and other figures, the inner sides with iron red bats, the shaped square stand 38.5cm (15.25 in.) wide (10) (D)

Condition Report: One of the larger dishes has a chip and another a 1cm hair crack

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A late 18th century famille rose mug, covered standing bowl and two coffee cups,

Lot 8: A late 18th century famille rose mug, covered standing bowl and two coffee cups,

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Description: A late 18th century famille rose mug, covered standing bowl and two coffee cups, the first two painted with figures and vases on tall tables, the bowl 12cm (4.75 in.) diameter, one coffee cup with flowers and the other with a flautist (5) (D)

Condition Report: The bowl is chipped and cracked. The cover has a hair crack. Both cups have fritted rims

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An 18th century Imari palette tea pot and cover,

Lot 9: An 18th century Imari palette tea pot and cover,

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Description: An 18th century Imari palette tea pot and cover, each side painted with three pavilions on the foreground shore before another on a fortified walled island (2)

Condition Report: There are glaze defects to one side of the spout and on the rim

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A famille verte dish, possibly Tianqi,

Lot 10: A famille verte dish, possibly Tianqi,

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Description: A famille verte dish, possibly Tianqi, painted within the deep sides of the hexafoil rim with three ducks about an bend in a stream below millet, 17cm (6.75 in.) diameter

Condition Report: There has been wear to the gilt line on the rim and to some of the red and gilt enamel forming the ducks

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A late 18th/early 19th century blanc de Chine qilin

Lot 11: A late 18th/early 19th century blanc de Chine qilin

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Description: A late 18th/early 19th century blanc de Chine qilin seated on a shaped rectangular plinth with its mouth agape, a jostick holder to one side, 11cm (4.25 in.) high

Condition Report: Good

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Two 19th century blue and white vases and two snuff bottles,

Lot 12: Two 19th century blue and white vases and two snuff bottles,

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Description: Two 19th century blue and white vases and two snuff bottles, the taller of baluster shape and painted with two birds flying over peonies, 20cm (8 in.) high, the jar painted with prunus, 13.5cm (5.25 in.) high, one of the cylindrical snuff bottles painted in underglaze blue and red with figures and the other in blue with bird amongst flowers, 8cm (3.25 in.) high (4) (D)

Condition Report: The first vase has a hole within the footrim, the jar lacks its cover and both snuff bottles have chips on the foot rim

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A 19tth century Canton bottle vase and cover

Lot 13: A 19tth century Canton bottle vase and cover

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Description: A 19tth century Canton bottle vase and cover painted with Buddhist objects and with figures amongst scattered flowers, 35cm (13.75 in.) high (2)

Condition Report: Glaze has been lost from the finial of the cover

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A 19th century blanc de Chine figure of Guanyin,

Lot 14: A 19th century blanc de Chine figure of Guanyin,

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Description: A 19th century blanc de Chine figure of Guanyin, the cloaked figure stands on a stylised cloud base holding a sacred pearl, 31.5cm (12.5 in.) high

Condition Report: The hands are of a different colour and are the sort that would have been made separately and then inserted into the wrist sockets. Six of the fingers are lacking

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An early 18th century famille verte dish,

Lot 15: An early 18th century famille verte dish,

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Description: An early 18th century famille verte dish, the iron red 'pie crust' rim enclosing fish vignettes alternating with shrimps on a cherry flower head band outside two phoenix in a garden, the central roundel of two small birds, 33cm (13 in.) diameter

Condition Report: Minor fritting but basically good

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An early 18th century famille verte charger

Lot 16: An early 18th century famille verte charger

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Description: An early 18th century famille verte charger painted with alternating sprays of chrysanthemum and peony on an iron red diaper ground within two lotus bands on the rim, 39cm (15.25 in.) diameter (D)

Condition Report: This has two hair cracks from a rim which is fritted

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A 19th century iron red crackleware charger

Lot 17: A 19th century iron red crackleware charger

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Description: A 19th century iron red crackleware charger painted with scrolling lotus within a lappet rim band, six character mark of Wanli, 37cm (14.5 in.) diameter

Condition Report: Good

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An early 19th century blue and white serving dish

Lot 18: An early 19th century blue and white serving dish

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Description: An early 19th century blue and white serving dish painted with figures and pavilions on islands within spiral ribbon and diamond diaper bands on the canted rectangular rim, 51cm (20 in.) wide

Condition Report: Good

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A late 18th century export teapot and cover,

Lot 19: A late 18th century export teapot and cover,

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Description: A late 18th century export teapot and cover, painted with flower sprigs and sprays below pink diaper rim bands (2)

Condition Report: Good

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A Song celadon dish

Lot 20: A Song celadon dish

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Description: A Song celadon dish incised with a central peony bloom within flower and foliage band on the cavetto, 41cm (16 in.) diameter (R)

Condition Report: A chunk out of the rim has been restored and there is a further crack in the rim

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An early 20th century blue and white double gourd vase,

Lot 21: An early 20th century blue and white double gourd vase,

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Description: An early 20th century blue and white double gourd vase, four vertical ribbon and knot hangings dividing scenes of a mother and child in gardens below plantains, four character mark of Kangxi, 36cm (14.25 in.) high

Condition Report: Currently with a cork stopper and the means to fit an electric lamp socket. The porcelain is not damaged

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A 19th century blue enamelled celadon ground vase,

Lot 22: A 19th century blue enamelled celadon ground vase,

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Description: A 19th century blue enamelled celadon ground vase, the square sectioned baluster shape painted with immortals and other figures on clouds and waves, four character mark of Kangxi, 42.5cm (16.75 in.) high (W)

Condition Report: There are two chips from the foot and wear to the glaze on the corners and rims

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A late 19th/early 20th century millefiore vase,

Lot 23: A late 19th/early 20th century millefiore vase,

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Description: A late 19th/early 20th century millefiore vase, the edge of the rim gilt, the interior turquoise, the exterior painted with flowerheads, seal mark of Qianlong, 23cm (9 in.) high

Condition Report: Good

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An early 20th century celadon dish

Lot 24: An early 20th century celadon dish

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Description: An early 20th century celadon dish moulded in relief below the green glaze with two dragons chasing pearls, 28.5cm (11.25 in.) diameter

Condition Report: Good

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Three overlay glass snuff bottles and stoppers,

Lot 25: Three overlay glass snuff bottles and stoppers,

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Description: Three overlay glass snuff bottles and stoppers, one overlaid in ruby red on a white ground with a hunting scene to one side, 7cm (2.75 in.) high, the second with blue on white depicting ducks amongst lotus, 7.5cm (3 in.) high and the last with blue figures amongst flowering vine on a bubbled pink ground, 7cm (2.75 in.) high (3)

Condition Report: Good

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An early 20th century Chinese famille rose vase,

Lot 26: An early 20th century Chinese famille rose vase,

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Description: An early 20th century Chinese famille rose vase, the edge of the flared rim with a gilt line above two horseman painted on the body accompanying a dignitary seated in a cart pushed by his servant, 17.5cm (7 in.) high

Condition Report: The rim has 3-4 minor nicks in it

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Two late 18th/early 19th century blue and white vases with wood stands,

Lot 27: Two late 18th/early 19th century blue and white vases with wood stands,

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Description: Two late 18th/early 19th century blue and white vases with wood stands, the taller painted with two groups of four birds flying down from the moon towards a willow tree, 19cm (7.5 in.) high, the smaller of compressed baluster shape painted with flying insects and flowers, the shoulders with a band of stippled centre guilloche, 8cm (3.25 in.) high (4)

Condition Report: Both vases are in good condition

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An early 19th century blue and white box, a pair of plates and wood stands,

Lot 28: An early 19th century blue and white box, a pair of plates and wood stands,

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Description: An early 19th century blue and white box, a pair of plates and wood stands, the cover of the box painted with a roundel of a procession, the central figure riding a qilin within hatching and bands of boys playing games, 10.5cm (4 in.) diameter, the plates each with lotus bloom panels radiating about three central flowers, six character marks of Xuande, 15cm (6 in.) diameter (7)

Condition Report: Good

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A gu-shaped blue and white vase, period of Kangxi,

Lot 29: A gu-shaped blue and white vase, period of Kangxi,

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Description: A gu-shaped blue and white vase, period of Kangxi, the square sectioned sides painted panels of equestrians alternating with footsoldiers holding flags in rocky landscapes, 26.5cm (10.5 in.) high

Condition Report: There is some fritting to the corners and leading edges

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A Song dynasty ying ching dish

Lot 30: A Song dynasty ying ching dish

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Description: A Song dynasty ying ching dish incised on the cavetto and within the interior with scrolling flowers below a misty blue glaze, the glaze on the reverse dimpled, 19.5cm (7.75 in.) diameter

Condition Report: There is a 0.5cm glaze crack to the interior of the rim but it doesn't seem to go through to the back

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A set of eight 20th century blanc de Chine figures of the Daoist immortals,

Lot 31: A set of eight 20th century blanc de Chine figures of the Daoist immortals,

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Description: A set of eight 20th century blanc de Chine figures of the Daoist immortals, each standing on bases applied with clouds to the front, the tallest 23cm (9 in.) high (8)

Condition Report: Good

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A pair of 19th century elephant candlesticks,

Lot 32: A pair of 19th century elephant candlesticks,

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Description: A pair of 19th century elephant candlesticks, the coral coloured pachyderms with gilt details, the Canton floral saddle clothes supporting flared nozzles, 16cm (6.25 in.) high (2) (W)

Condition Report: One of the candle nozzles has a chip and the other a restored chip

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A Song celadon bowl and small dish,

Lot 33: A Song celadon bowl and small dish,

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Description: A Song celadon bowl and small dish, the interior of the former incised with two lotus flowers and foliage under a pale khaki glaze, 18cm (7 in.) diameter, the dish with central five point star within a fluted rim band below the olive green glaze, 11.5cm (4.5 in.) diameter (2) (D)

Condition Report: The bowl has both a firing and a hair crack. The dish has had a flake from the rim

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Four provincial Ming celadon jarlets,

Lot 34: Four provincial Ming celadon jarlets,

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Description: Four provincial Ming celadon jarlets, the tallest with lug handles between the shoulders and flared neck, the body incised with flutes, 10cm (4 in.) high, the squat globular shapes of the remaining three beneath olive, green and lavender glazes, the smallest 4.5cm (1.75 in.) diameter (4)

Condition Report: Two have degraded glazes but the ohysical condition is good

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Five various 18th century blue and white plates,

Lot 35: Five various 18th century blue and white plates,

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Description: Five various 18th century blue and white plates, the pair of soup plates painted with a garden vase hanging before and island, 23.5cm (9.25 in.) diameter, the other three variously painted with flowers, that with the central basket of flowers, 22cm (8.75 in.) diameter (5) (D)

Condition Report: One of the soup plates is star cracked. The octagonal plate has two hair cracks

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Two 18th century famille rose plates and a dish,

Lot 36: Two 18th century famille rose plates and a dish,

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Description: Two 18th century famille rose plates and a dish, the former painted with sprigs and sprays of flowers within pink diaper rim bands, 23cm (9 in.) diameter, the dish with four wavy vines on the rim each with central flowerheads, 37cm (14.5 in.) diameter (3) (D)

Condition Report: One of the pair of plates has been in half and restored. The dish has three hair cracks

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A 19th century famille rose phoenix

Lot 37: A 19th century famille rose phoenix

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Description: A 19th century famille rose phoenix perched on a turquoise rock pierced with holes, its right claw resting on the central of three coral red lingzhi fungus, 60cm (23.75 in.) high (R)

Condition Report: There is restoration to the right hand side of the rock and across the base of the bird's wing tips

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A Chinese tea dust meiping and a turquoise bottle vase

Lot 38: A Chinese tea dust meiping and a turquoise bottle vase

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Description: A 19th century tea dust meiping and a turquoise bottle vase, the brown glaze of the first with a speckling of lighter colour, 16cm (6.25 in.) high, the glaze of the second with a fine crackle, 24.5cm (9.75 in.) high

Condition Report: Good

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A Yixing teapot and two others 18th century famille rose,

Lot 39: A Yixing teapot and two others 18th century famille rose,

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Description: A Yixing teapot and two others 18th century famille rose, the cover with Buddhist lion finial, its petal edged rim conforming with the lobed body below, marks partially obscured, the iron red scale ground tea pot with later copper handle and the mandarin palette tea pot featuring a lady falconer (6) (D)

Condition Report: The Yixing tea pot has a crack across part of the base as does the iron red tea pot. The latter has a replacement bamboo bound copper handle and nibble to the spout tip. The mandarin tea pot has a restored cover and handle

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A 20th century brush pot,

Lot 40: A 20th century brush pot,

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Description: A 20th century brush pot, the cylindrical sides of the exterior with a grisaille mountainous island scene, cherry blossoms, pavilion details and figures picked out in pink, marks in pink on the base, 14cm (5.5 in.) high

Condition Report: Good

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A Transitional style blue and white bowl and a late 19th century covered jar,

Lot 41: A Transitional style blue and white bowl and a late 19th century covered jar,

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Description: A Transitional style blue and white bowl and a late 19th century covered jar, the exterior of the bowl painted with a procession of figures and a camel drawn cart, commendation mark, 19.5cm (7.75 in.) diameter, the jar painted with yellow winged mauve dragons flying on a turquoise ground, 17cm (6.75 in.) diameter (3) (D)

Condition Report: The jar and its cover have hair cracks. The cover has a restored rim chip

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A late 19th/early 20th century famille verte figure

Lot 42: A late 19th/early 20th century famille verte figure

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Description: A late 19th/early 20th century famille verte figure of a scholar seated on a rock with two boxes beside him, four character raised mark ending in zao, 23cm (9 in.) high (R)

Condition Report: His right hand is a restorer's version

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Two late 19th/early 20th century famille rose vases,

Lot 43: Two late 19th/early 20th century famille rose vases,

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Description: Two late 19th/early 20th century famille rose vases, the taller painted with a lady holding a fly whisk acknowledging a boy and buffalo amongst clouds, 31cm (12.25 in.) high, the second painted with two island reserves on a scrolling floral turquoise ground, 25cm (9.75 in.) high (2) (D)

Condition Report: The neck of the taller has been broken off and glued back

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A three colour overlay glass snuff bottle and stopper,

Lot 44: A three colour overlay glass snuff bottle and stopper,

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Description: A three colour overlay glass snuff bottle and stopper, the white body carved in relief on each side with red and brown monkeys in green trees, 7cm (2.75 in.) high, with fitted case

Condition Report: Good

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A ruby overlay glass snuff bottle,

Lot 45: A ruby overlay glass snuff bottle,

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Description: A ruby overlay glass snuff bottle, a red mythical beast on each of the white ground sides amongst clouds, 5.5cm (2.25 in.) high, in fitted box

Condition Report: Good other than lacking a stopper

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A two colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper,

Lot 46: A two colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper,

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Description: A two colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper, each circular side carved with a roundel of five white bats facing an aubergine shou character on a bubbled pink ground, 7cm (2.75 in.) high, with a fitted box

Condition Report: Good

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A five colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper,

Lot 47: A five colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper,

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Description: A five colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper, each side with exotic birds and trees in white, blue, yellow, green and aubergine on the white ground, seal mark, 8cm (3.25 in.) high with a fitted box

Condition Report: Good

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A two colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper,

Lot 48: A two colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper,

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Description: A two colour glass overlay snuff bottle and stopper, worked in white and blue with eight horses below butterflies and inscriptions on a grey ground, 7cm (2.75 in.) high, with fitted box

Condition Report: Good

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A two colour glass overlay and another snuff bottle with stoppers,

Lot 49: A two colour glass overlay and another snuff bottle with stoppers,

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Description: A two colour glass overlay and another snuff bottle with stoppers, the first with pink and green ladies each side holding fans, seal marks against the bubbled clear glass ground, 8cm (3 in.) high, the second of pale amber glass with a parrot perched amongst cherry blossoms above water on one side, a fish swimming amongst lotus on the other, seal mark, 8cm (3.25 in.) high, with fitted cases

Condition Report: Good

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