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April 28th Asian Antiques Auction

by Midwest Auction Galleries


404 lots with images

April 28, 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 Carved Hibachi Pottery w/ Lid

Lot 1: Chinese Carved Hibachi Pottery w/ Lid

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Description: Resembles carved cinnabar with images of cranes in flight and clouds, white stamp mark on interior base, lid measures 6.5" diameter, 10.5" diameter, 7.5" H, circa 20th century.<br><br>Condition: Fair condition.<br><br>Private collection Attica, MI

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Chinese Qing Porcelain Vase

Lot 2: Chinese Qing Porcelain Vase

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Description: Bulbous vase with long tapering neck, blue speckled glaze, 5" H, with wax seal to bottom. Condition: small flea bite on rim and kiln blemish on side.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Japanese Porcelain Jar

Lot 3: Japanese Porcelain Jar

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Description: Abstract design across white ground, with mauve interior glaze, 4.5" H x 5.5" Diameter. Condition: good:<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Tea Caddies

Lot 4: Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Tea Caddies

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Description: Covered tea caddies depicting female figures in celebration, birds and flowers with gilt highlights, 7.5" H, circa 20th century, both base bearing red seal mark<br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Japanese Antique Iron Tea Pot

Lot 5: Japanese Antique Iron Tea Pot

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Description: Tea pot, cherry blossom finial, circa 19th Century 6"L X 5.5"H.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman.

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(7) Cloissonne Bone and Ebony Chopsticks

Lot 6: (7) Cloissonne Bone and Ebony Chopsticks

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Description: To include two sets of lacquered ebony chopsticks inlaid with mother of pearl designs and one set of bone chopsticks cloisonne enameled with a floral pattern, lacquered wooden box with mother of pearl inlay, longest 9" L, shortest 7" L, circa 20th century<br><br>Condition: Good.<br><br>Private collection Oxford, MI

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Pr. Chinese Watercolor Paintings on Silk

Lot 7: Pr. Chinese Watercolor Paintings on Silk

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Description: Depicting an Emperor and Empress fully robed, one signed upper left and upper right, the other signed upper right, both framed and mounted behind glass, 9.5"H x 7.25"W sight, 16.75"H x 13.75"W framed, circa mid 20th century.<br><br>Property of an Oxford, Michigan Gentleman.

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Reproduction of Chinese Nature Study

Lot 8: Reproduction of Chinese Nature Study

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Description: Depicting two birds in bamboo tree originally 18th century and in the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.,10.5" H x 11" W sight, 16" H 16.5" W framed, circa 1980. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Fenton, Michigan, lady.

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Japanese Blue & White  Arita Ware Porcelain Vase

Lot 9: Japanese Blue & White Arita Ware Porcelain Vase

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Description: Hand thrown blue and white vase finely painted to depict a bird in flight near lotus blossoms and tendrils, neck and base painted to depict cranes amongst ruyi clouds, the base bearing two character mark in underglaze blue, 9.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Metamora Michigan Gentleman.

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Large Blue and White Porcelain Mud Man

Lot 10: Large Blue and White Porcelain Mud Man

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Description: Depicting a seated mud man holding scroll with nicely detailed face, wearing a blue and white robe, 11.5" H, circa 20th century, unmarked. Condition: Good <br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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(3) Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Gods

Lot 11: (3) Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Gods

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Description: Depicting Fu, Lu and Shou dressed in colorful robes with gilt highlights, largest is 10.5" H, circa 20th century, unmarked. Condition: Good.<br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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(2) Japanese Bronze Vase & Censer

Lot 12: (2) Japanese Bronze Vase & Censer

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Description: Consisting of two damaged pieces, a bronze vase depicting birds and flowers together with a bronze censer dragons amongst ruyi clouds, largest is 11"H, both circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Madison Heights Michigan Gentleman.

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Chinese Porcelain Crackle Glaze Elephant

Lot 13: Chinese Porcelain Crackle Glaze Elephant

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Description: Nicely detailed standing elephant with raised trunk in crackle glaze finish, 9.75" H, circa 20th century. Condition Light glaze wear to two toes on back left foot otherwise good.<br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Chinese Bone Carving on Stand

Lot 14: Chinese Bone Carving on Stand

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Description: Depicting finely carved figures, mountain houses and pine trees, 9" L x 3.5" H without stand, Circa late 19th century. Condition: good. <br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Carved Chinese Lady on Carved Wood Stand

Lot 15: Carved Chinese Lady on Carved Wood Stand

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Description: Depicting lady holding a scepter with phoenix bird in her hair and phoenix medallions on garment, 14.5" H with lotus stand, circa 20th century.<br><br>Trust of Ethel Siegel, Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Japanese Bronze Tripod Censer-Meiji

Lot 16: Japanese Bronze Tripod Censer-Meiji

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Description: Having two ruyi cloud handles, the body molded in relief to depict two opposing dragons, the lid depicting lotus blossoms, raised on three demon head legs hung with loose rings, all raised on attached, shaped base, 14.25"H, circa Meiji Period.<br><br>Condition: Lacking finial, base uneven.<br><br>Property of a Madison Heights Michigan Gentleman.

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Japanese Calligraphy Scroll In Box

Lot 17: Japanese Calligraphy Scroll In Box

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Description: With several lines of calligraphy, signed and sealed with two red seals lower left and dated 1989, in original wooden box, overall measures 83"H X 21"W.<br><br>Property of a lady St. Clair Shores Michigan.

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(5) Pcs. Soapstone and Hardstone Carvings

Lot 18: (5) Pcs. Soapstone and Hardstone Carvings

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Description: To include carved vases and stands and Buddhas, largest is 17" H, circa 20th century. Condition: 1/2" chips to rectangular base of buddha and chip to two beads held in hand..<br><br>Private Collection of Rochester Hills, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Platter

Lot 19: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Platter

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Description: Depicting various figures amidst a detailed landscape, chinese seal mark on back, 18.25" L x 13.25" W, circa 20th century.<br><br>Condition: 1/8" chip to border glaze, fine crazing.<br><br>Private collection Attica, MI

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Pair of Chinese Porcelain Foo Dogs

Lot 20: Pair of Chinese Porcelain Foo Dogs

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Description: Polychrome painted and gilt matching Foo Dogs, one has right foot on a floral ball and the other with left foot on a baby, 14" H, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Maitland-Smith Bronze Footed Oriental Box

Lot 21: Maitland-Smith Bronze Footed Oriental Box

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Description: Rectangular box decorated with lion's head on each corner, lion decoration on each side panel and standing lion on top, with lion's paw feet, 10.5" x 10.5" W x 9" D, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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(2) Carved Chinese Wooden Figures

Lot 22: (2) Carved Chinese Wooden Figures

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Description: To include a nicely carved seated lohan with dog and fan and a kneeling buddha, largest measures 14.5" H not including stand, circa 20th century.<br><br>Trust of Ethel Siegel, Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Pair of Porcelain And Gilt Buddha's

Lot 23: Pair of Porcelain And Gilt Buddha's

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Description: To include two standing porcelain and gilt buddhas on matching gilt footed stands, 9" H not including stands, circa 20th century.<br><br>Trust of Ethel Siegel, Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Chinese Han Dynasty Figural Sculpture

Lot 24: Chinese Han Dynasty Figural Sculpture

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Description: Finely molded to depict two figures atop a building, with removable piece unknown to us, 6.25"H X 5.25"W, circa Han Dynasty 220 BC -226 AD.<br><br>Property of a Findlay Ohio gentleman.

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Chinese Jade Brooch in Gilt Metal Mount

Lot 25: Chinese Jade Brooch in Gilt Metal Mount

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Description: Oval shaped gilt metal brooch set with rectangular jade, brooch measures 1 5/8" L x 1 3/8" W, circa 20th century.<br><br>Condition: 1/8" chip to side of jade.<br><br>Private collection Attica, MI

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Chinese Bronze Lohan On Bench

Lot 26: Chinese Bronze Lohan On Bench

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Description: Finely cast as a Lohan seated atop a bronze bench, the figures robes highlighted in gilt, apparently unmarked, 7.75"H X 8.75"W.

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(3) Pieces Chinese Decorative Arts

Lot 27: (3) Pieces Chinese Decorative Arts

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Description: To include a pair of famille rose porcelain covered ginger jars decorated with lotus blossums, butterflies, and dragon flies, together with a brass peach form box, stamped China, largest measures 2.5" H, circa early 20th century.<b><b>Private collection Oxford, Michigan.

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(2) Pcs. Chinese Qing Bamboo & Brass Pipe & Horn

Lot 28: (2) Pcs. Chinese Qing Bamboo & Brass Pipe & Horn

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Description: To include a bamboo and brass opium pipe together with a bamboo and brass trumpet with seven original wood reeds, trumpet measures 19"L, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection Holly Michigan.

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Chinese Tibetan Wood & Copper Puppet

Lot 29: Chinese Tibetan Wood & Copper Puppet

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Description: To depict an elderly woman with remnants of gold, blue, and red paint 30.25"L, circa late 19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Korean Celedon Porcelain Vase

Lot 30: Korean Celedon Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms, base marked with two characters, 7.25"H.

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Chinese Rosewood & Brass Tray

Lot 31: Chinese Rosewood & Brass Tray

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Description: With brass supports and inlaid medallion center, 2.25"H X 15.5"L X 9.5"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection, West Bloomfield Michigan.

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Chinese Ceremonial Embroidered Silk Collar

Lot 32: Chinese Ceremonial Embroidered Silk Collar

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Description: Ceremonial embroidered silk collar or shawl, multi-colored fringe, with small mirror-like decoration and floral embroidered design, 33" Square. Private collection Holly, MI.

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(2) Chinese Qing Silk Embroidery

Lot 33: (2) Chinese Qing Silk Embroidery

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Description: To include on depicting a phoenix and one depicting a dragon, both on pink silk, 24"H X 14"W, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Marysville MI family.

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(2) Pcs. Chinese Decorative Arts

Lot 34: (2) Pcs. Chinese Decorative Arts

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Description: To include a silver plate chopstick box depicting phoenix and dragon with two impressed seal marks to underside together with a gilt bronze scepter depicting heads and symbols, bearing four character Yongle mark to one side, largest is 20"L, both circa early 20th century.<br><br>Condition: Box lacking one piece from lid.

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Chinese Qing Jade Foo Lion

Lot 35: Chinese Qing Jade Foo Lion

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Description: Finely carved light green jade Foo Lion, 2.5" L x 1.5" H. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Chinese Qing Bronze Censer

Lot 36: Chinese Qing Bronze Censer

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Description: Pierced top with floral pattern, strap handle, 3.5" H x 4.5" W. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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(2) Pcs. Chinese Carved Jade And Agate

Lot 37: (2) Pcs. Chinese Carved Jade And Agate

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Description: Jade carved to depict a frog, agate carved to depict a boy, largest is 1.5"H.

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Chinese Soapstone Figural Carving

Lot 38: Chinese Soapstone Figural Carving

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Description: Finely carved grouping of three figures that appear to be scholar, student and a seated elder, 4" H x 2.5" W, circa 20th century, excellent condition.<br><br>Private collection of Ortonville lady.

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Chinese Blue & Iron Red Porcelain Brush Holder

Lot 39: Chinese Blue & Iron Red Porcelain Brush Holder

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Description: Cylindrical jar depicting two cranes roosting in a pine tree, 4.75" H x 3" Diameter. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Planter

Lot 40: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Planter

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Description: Oval dish with scalloped rim raised on oval foot with pink trellis decoration, overall bird and floral decoration on yellow ground with two blue jaguar head-handles, aqua-glazed interior, 3.5" H x 7.5" L, red China mark to bottom. Condition: two 1/4" chips inside rim.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Chinese Stoneware Flower Pot

Lot 41: Chinese Stoneware Flower Pot

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Description: Tapering body with applied floral stub handles, 9" H x 10" Diameter. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Japanese Blue, White & Peach Porcelain Meiji Censer

Lot 42: Japanese Blue, White & Peach Porcelain Meiji Censer

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Description: Spherical pierced censer with blue and white glazed panels and bisque floral panels, with Foo Lion finial, raised on matching 3-legged stand depicting male figures, 7.75" H x 5.5" Diameter. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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Chinese Qing Carved Jade Toggle

Lot 43: Chinese Qing Carved Jade Toggle

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Description: Depicting a crane resting on peach branch, jade is green to russet, 3.25" H. Condition: very small part of tendril missing.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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(10) Chinese hardstone Mounted Vessels

Lot 43A: (10) Chinese hardstone Mounted Vessels

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Description: To include teapot, a covered box with foo dogs, a covered box with phoenix and dragons, snuff bottle and decorative arts, largest is 5" H, circa 20th century.<br><br> Property of a Imlay City, Michigan Lady

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(2) Chinese Shoushan Seal Stones

Lot 44: (2) Chinese Shoushan Seal Stones

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Description: Small tapered blank stones, one white and one red, largest is 2" H. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Lansing, Michigan, gentleman.

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Chinese Cultural Revolution Boxwood Carving

Lot 45: Chinese Cultural Revolution Boxwood Carving

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Description: Depicting a robed laughing gentleman holding a fan, raised on stepped wooden base, 6"H including base, circa 20th century. Condition: small nicks to base, otherwise good.<br><br>Property of an Metamora, Michigan, lady and gentleman.

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(3) Pcs. Chinese Jade Animal Carvings

Lot 46: (3) Pcs. Chinese Jade Animal Carvings

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Description: To include a dark green seated bull, a dark green seated dog and a light green turtle, largest is 2.75" H. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Birmingham, Michigan, gentleman.

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(3) Chinese Cloisonne Vases and Stands

Lot 47: (3) Chinese Cloisonne Vases and Stands

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Description: Red cloisonne floral 8" vase and two black 7" cherry blossom & bluebird cloisonne vases along with with 2 stands, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>Property of Fenton, Michigan, lady.

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Satsuma Tureen with Lacquered Wooden Stand

Lot 48: Satsuma Tureen with Lacquered Wooden Stand

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Description: Beautiful gilt enamelled Satsuma soup tureen colorful panels depicting figures washing a horse, overall butterfly and floral enameled decoration, with gilt peach finial, handles and feet, 12" H x 12" W without stand, circa 20th century. Condition: good.<br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Covered Jar

Lot 49: Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Covered Jar

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Description: Consisting of four panels depicting figures in ceremony , birds and flowers with gilt decorated bands ,12" H, circa 20th century, base bearing red seal mark. Condition: Very good<br><br>The Trust of Ethel Siegel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan.

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