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Autumn Fine Art and Antique Auction

by Cleveland Auction Company

Platinum House

461 lots with images

October 6, 2012

Live Auction

2418 Professor Avenue

Cleveland, OH, 44113 USA

Phone: 216-631-3232

461 Lots
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Antique Chinese Embroidered Lotus Shoes

Lot 500: Antique Chinese Embroidered Lotus Shoes

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Description: China, c. 1900, comprising a pair of embroidered silk lotus shoes made for bound feet; together with a clock decoration enclosed in an embroidered silk case with tassels. Shoes (4 7/8"L) Clock decoration 16"L (top of holder to bottom of tassels) 2 1/2"D. Condition: shoes with some losses to paper lining, never worn, some creases, both items in good condition. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Two Chinese Embroidered Silk Piano Shawls Scarves

Lot 501: Two Chinese Embroidered Silk Piano Shawls Scarves

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Description: Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, comprising a peach colored silk piano scarf or shawl, embroidered in orange, red, blue, and lavender with a scrolling floral motif, with long fringe (approx. 90" x 76"); together with a black silk piano shawl or scarf embroidered in cream with a scrolling floral motif, with cream fringe. Condition: peach silk shawl with some small snags and a few tiny spots, otherwise very good. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Chinese Embroidered Silk Piano Shawl

Lot 502: Chinese Embroidered Silk Piano Shawl

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Description: Chinese, early 20th century the turquoise silk embroidered in multiple colors with stylized floral motif, with fringe. 52 1/2" x 49" (excluding fringe). Condition: very good, no damage or repair. Provenance: The Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Group of Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Skirts

Lot 503: Group of Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Skirts

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Description: Chinese, first quarter of the 20th century, comprising a medium blue silk damask pleated skirt embroidered with stylized fruit and flowers, enclosed within embroidered scrolling metallic gold borders (29"W (at waistband. 37"L waistband to hem); a lavender, green, blue and yellow pleated panel skirt embroidered in shades of blue thread and metallic gold thread with stylized flowers (46"W at waistband. 37"L waistband to hem); and a slate blue damask panel skirt embroidered with stylized flowers (44"W at waistband. 39"L waistband to hem). Condition: first skirt in good condition; multi colored skirt with losses and wear to panels; slate blue skirt with light watermarks, light stains and all with light grime.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Chinese Embroidered Black Silk Piano Shawl

Lot 504: Chinese Embroidered Black Silk Piano Shawl

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Description: Chinese, late 19th or 20th century, embroidered in cream with a scrolling floral motif, with long black fringe. 90" x 76". Condition: very good, no damage or repair. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Skirt

Lot 505: Antique Chinese Embroidered Skirt

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Description: First quarter of the 20th century, the paneled black skirt embroidered in metallic gold with scrolling dragons on the waist, hem, and in six medallions on recto and verso, accented in polychrome embroidery with scrolling clouds and waves, with blue trim woven in gold metallic threads. 38"L (top of bottom of skirt) 36"W. Condition: wear and losses to waist band, some light wear throughout, generally good.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Two Antique Chinese Embroidered Skirts

Lot 506: Two Antique Chinese Embroidered Skirts

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Description: First quarter of the 20th century, comprising a persimmon silk damask skirt embroidered with a stylized landscape with an exotic bird and sprigged with moths and flowers, edged in black silk (36"L. top of waistband to hem); together with a persimmon silk skirt embroidered with peonies, vases and moths, the other panels embroidered with sprigs of flowers and insects, lined in green. (38"L., top of waistband to hem). Condition: both with light to moderate wear, some light losses, light stains, embroidery in good condition.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Two Piece Chinese Embroidered Silk Costume

Lot 507: Antique Two Piece Chinese Embroidered Silk Costume

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Description: First quarter of the 20th century, comprising a jacket and a pair of trousers, each in turquoise blue damask silk embroidered with stylized floral sprigs, the sleeves of the jacket applied with cream colored silk embroidered in shades of blue with a beauty, a pagoda, and stylized landscape. Jacket 24"H. (top of collar to bottom hem) 44"W (sleeve to sleeve). Trousers 34"L (top of waistband to bottom of trouser). Condition: a few pulled threads on trousers, otherwise good. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Robe

Lot 508: Antique Chinese Embroidered Robe

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Description: First quarter of the 20th century, the navy blue robe applied with light blue sleeves embroidered with stylized birds and foliage, with a black silk placket and frog closures. 35" (collar to bottom of robe). 55"W (sleeve to sleeve). Condition: some light wear and loss to navy fabric near shoulder, generally good.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Navy Blue Silk Embroidered Robe

Lot 509: Antique Chinese Navy Blue Silk Embroidered Robe

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Description: Late 19th or early 20th century, the navy blue silk damask woven with fish and scrolling clouds, the sleeves applied with cream colored silk embroidered with stylized landscapes, pagodas, and beauties, the black silk placket and frog closures, unlined. 37 1/2"L (top of shoulder to bottom hem). 50"W (sleeve to sleeve). Condition: good, no damage or repair.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Green Silk Robe

Lot 510: Antique Chinese Embroidered Green Silk Robe

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Description: Late 19th or early 20th century, the apple green robe with salmon colored cuffs embroidered with pagoda scenes with beautiful ladies, the black placket with pink and green accents and brass button closures. 37" (top of collar to bottom of robe). 57" (cuff to cuff). Condition: very good, no damage or repair.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Persimmon Silk Robe

Lot 511: Antique Chinese Embroidered Persimmon Silk Robe

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Description: Late 19th or early 20th century, the persimmon colored silk robe woven with a damask pattern of clouds and trophies, the applied yellow silk sleeve cuffs embroidered with fish and other ornaments, the placket embroidered with beautiful ladies and pagodas enclosed in green scrolled border, lined in green silk. Condition: small stain to one sleeve cuff, 1 1/2" stain to other cuff, light grime, otherwise very good. 35 1/2"L (top of collar to bottom hem of robe). 53 1/2"W (cuff of one sleeve to the other).Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Plum Silk Robe

Lot 512: Antique Chinese Embroidered Plum Silk Robe

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Description: Late 19th or early 20th century, the deep plum colored silk robe embroidered with stylized flowers, the placket embroidered with flowers and moths, with frog closures, the interior lined in turquoise. 45 1/2" (top of robe to bottom hem). 54" (sleeve to sleeve). Condition: very good. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Costume

Lot 513: Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Costume

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Description: Chinese, first quarter of the 20th century, comprising a robe and a pair of trousers, each constructed in black silk damask, embroidered with scattered floral motif, the robe embroidered with a three phoenix medallions on recto, and one on verso, lined in yellow damask silk. Jacket 41"L( back of collar to bottom of hem). 53"W (cuff to cuff). Condition: very good, no damage or repair. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Purple Silk Robe

Lot 514: Antique Chinese Embroidered Purple Silk Robe

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Description: Chinese, first quarter of the 20th century, the purple silk robe embroidered with stylized flowers and insects, lined in turquoise. 44"L (top of collar to hem) 54"W (cuff to cuff). Condition: very good, no damage or repair, a few light spots to verso.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Textile Banner

Lot 515: Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Textile Banner

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Description: Chinese, first quarter of the 20th century, embroidered on a medium blue silk ground with a scene of a seated deity flanked by supplicants, demons, mythical beasts and warriors, backed in crimson cotton. 32"H. 140"W. Condition: small hole in border, otherwise very good, no damage or repair.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Framed Chinese Embroidered Textile

Lot 516: Framed Chinese Embroidered Textile

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Description: Embroidered in iron red, gold, silver and cream with scrolling dragons chasing pearls, clouds, and phoenix, framed. 51 1/2" x 12 1/4" (sight). 53" x 13 1/2" (framed). Condition: appears to be in very good condition with no damage or repair, not examined out of frame.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Framed Chinese Embroidered Silk Textile

Lot 517: Framed Chinese Embroidered Silk Textile

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Description: Chinese, embroidered on blue, green, brown and black with a woman and a man in a stylized landscape, sewn to blue damask border, framed. 26 1/2" x 3 1/4" (needlework). 35 1/2" x 8" (framed). Condition: very good, not examined out of the frame. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Pair of Framed Chinese Textiles

Lot 518: Pair of Framed Chinese Textiles

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Description: Comprising a pair of framed textiles, each with needlework depicting a centered medallion of deer and cranes enclosed by a field of vases, butterflies, and other insects in beige, red, and pink on a pewter colored silk ground, framed. 19 1/2" x 18 1/2" (framed). Condition: good, not examined out of frames. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Chelsea's Photo Portrait of Jeh Li and Chinese Trade Associates

Lot 519: Chelsea's Photo Portrait of Jeh Li and Chinese Trade Associates

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Description: Chelseas, Hankow, early 20th century, depicting Chinese entrepreneur Mr. Jeh Li, a Chniese trading partner of Werner G. Smith, clerks, and apprentices, inscribed with names, matted and framed. 13" x 16" (framed). Condition: not examined out of frame. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.Note: Mr. Jeh Li visited Pierceleigh, the home of Werner G. Smith, and found that daily meditation on Lake Erie was enjoyable. He presented the pair of model junks in this auction to the children as a token of his esteem.

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Pair of Sterling Silver Dragon Pins

Lot 520: Pair of Sterling Silver Dragon Pins

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Description: Each cast in sterling silver as stylized dragons, hallmarked sterling on verso. 1 1/16" x 1 1/4". Condition: good, backs replaced.

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Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles

Lot 521: Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles

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Description: Late 19th or early 20th century, the pair of Chinese tortoise shell bangle bracelets, each set with jade, jadeite and semi-precious cabochons and small pearls silhouetted against a gold leaf metal band applied to the tortoise shell bangle, enclosed within beaded banding. 2.6''D. Condition: lacking one cabochon and seven seed pearls, some small coral beads missing, metal fitting on one bracelet loose, otherwise good. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Group of Chinese Jewelry

Lot 522: Group of Chinese Jewelry

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Description: Comprising a pair of turquoise screw back earrings with mark on earring back (1 1/2"L.); together with a white metal ring cast with a crane and set with a blue stone; and a small silver tone ring set with a domical blue stone; and a pair of Wedgwood jasperware plaques set in sterling screw back earrings (3/4"L). Condition: earrings in excellent condition, ring cast with cranes has break to shank, smallest ring with dents and off round.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Chinese Crackle Glaze Bowl

Lot 523: Chinese Crackle Glaze Bowl

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Description: Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, flanked on either side by mask form handles, covered in a crackle glaze, the base signed. 2 3/4"H. 5"D. Condition: good, firing crack to rim, otherwise no damage or repair.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Group of Chinese Enamel Wares c. 1900

Lot 524: Group of Chinese Enamel Wares c. 1900

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Description: Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, comprising an enamel saucer painted in polychrome with a family scene, centered by scrolling foliage and flowers, the verso painted with flowers and signed in blue (1 1/4"H. 4 1/2"D); together with a pair of oval enamel dishes painted with flowering branches and birds enclosed within yellow borders, the verso painted apple green. 1/2"H. 5 3/4"W. 4"D. Condition: some light wear and pin pricks to enamel, one oval dish with faint star crack. Provenance: Estate of Waldemar Eloise and Meckes, Jr.

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Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle 19th c.

Lot 525: Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle 19th c.

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Description: Chinese porcelain snuff bottle, late 19th century, the cylindrical form painted in iron red with a pagoda in a mountainous landscape and boats, the details picked out in gilding, signed in under glaze blue. 3 1/8"H. 1"D. Condition: lacking top, otherwise excellent, no damage or repair. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Vintage Chinese Cloisonne Bowl

Lot 526: Vintage Chinese Cloisonne Bowl

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Description: Early 20th century, the flared form enameled with stylized floral motifs on a blue ground, raised on tripod feet. 1/4"H. 8 1/2"W. Condition: mineral deposits and light to moderate losses to enameling throughout, some scratches. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Chinese Cloisonne Vase c. 1900

Lot 527: Chinese Cloisonne Vase c. 1900

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Description: China, c. 1900, the baluster form enameled with stylized flowering branches and butterflies on a blue ground, with fretwork wire work, the details picked out in shades of blue, pink, green, and yellow enamel, unsigned. 12 3/4"H. 7 1/2"W. Condition: mouth off round, otherwise good. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Vase 18th/19th c.

Lot 528: Antique Chinese Porcelain Vase 18th/19th c.

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Description: Chinese, 18th/19th century, the porcelain vase of bronze form, flanked by dragon form handles with rings on either side of the neck, the reserve on recto and verso decorated in relief with a pair of scrolling dragons and clouds, the ground covered in a blue flambe glaze scattered with trophies and flowers, the interior of the neck similarly glazed, the base with Chien Lung seal mark. 11 1/4"H. 6 3/4"W. Condition: repair to one handle and ring, otherwise good. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Jade Carving of Two Boys and a Dog

Lot 529: Antique Chinese Jade Carving of Two Boys and a Dog

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Description: Chinese, late 19th century, carved from jade as two boys, one holding a peach, a lotus blossom between the figures, accompanied by a dog, unsigned. 2 1/8"H. 2"W. 1/2"D. Condition: good, no damage or repair. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Chinese Bronze Cachepot

Lot 530: Chinese Bronze Cachepot

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Description: Cast in bronze, rectangular form, flanked by zoomorphic handles, with relief roundels depicting scrolling dragons and masks, raised on scrolled feet, applied pad mark. 3 1/4"H. 8 /8"W. 5 3/4"D. Condition: some corrosion and light wear to surface, including light scratches and mineral deposits. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Two Chinese Cinnabar Boxes

Lot 531: Two Chinese Cinnabar Boxes

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Description: Early 20th century, comprising a square box carved with stylized flowers (1 1/4"H. 2 7/8"W. 3"D); together with a rectangular box carved with a landscape scene depicting an elder and a young boy, the sides carved with a diaper pattern (1 1/4"H. 3 1/4"W. 2 1/4"D). Condition: good, some light wear, no damage. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes

Lot 532: 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes

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Description: Comprising a round pewter or Paktong box engraved with stylized foliage, flanked on either side by a hard stone handle, the lid surmounted by a fu dog, opening to reveal a pewter or paktong insert, all three pieces marked (8"H. 9"W; together with another similar round box with a melon form finial inset with carnelian, the sides flanked by grotesque mask knockers, with pewter insert, the lid and base marked (6 1/2"H. 7 1/2"W). Condition: good, some light wear and pitting. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Two Chinese Paktong Hand warmers

Lot 533: Two Chinese Paktong Hand warmers

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Description: Early 20th century, comprising a lobed form with hinged handle, the lid pierced with bats and the body engraved with stylized floral motif (3 1/2"H. 5 1/4"D); together with a rectangular paktong hand warmer with pierced lid and hinged handle (4 1/8"H. 6"W. 4 1/4"D). Condition: both with slight scratches and light surface imperfections, lid to rectangular hand warmer with small break in piercing, otherwise good. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Three Chinese Pewter or Paktong Plates

Lot 534: Three Chinese Pewter or Paktong Plates

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Description: Each engraved with a centered scrolling dragon motif enclosed within a band of scrolling foliage. 11"D. Condition: good, light scratches and surface imperfections. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Chinese Silver and Jade Clip

Lot 535: Chinese Silver and Jade Clip

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Description: Comprising a Chinese silver and jade clip, carved with a stylized bat and fitted with "China silver" clip mounts, hallmarked China Silver (1 1/8" x 2 1/4"); together with an abalone shell cameo carved with the profile of a beauty, fitted with silver brooch frame and pendant bail set with marcasites (1 1/2" x 3/4"). Condition: good, no damage or repair. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Group of Antique Jade Beads

Lot 536: Group of Antique Jade Beads

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Description: Comprising a group of jade beads ranging from one 1/2" diameter round, four 3/4" round diameter, one ogee form (3/4"H) and a square (1 1/2"). Condition: one 3/4" round bead with hairline crack, otherwise good.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Four Carved Chinese Jade Plaques

Lot 537: Four Carved Chinese Jade Plaques

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Description: Comprising one oval plaque carved with a stylized floral motif (1" x 1 1/2"); another carved with a moth and a floral motif (1" x 1 1/2"); a third carved with a stylized lotus blossom (7/8" x 1 3/4"); and the last carved with another stylized floral motif (7/8" x 1 1/2"); each sewn to purple silk squares backed in coral silk. Condition: good, no damage or repair. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Antique Chinese Carved Agate Plaque

Lot 538: Antique Chinese Carved Agate Plaque

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Description: Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, the oval agate convex form carved in relief with a man leading a steer through stylized foliage with an exotic bird, inset in a carved wooden frame with stand. Plaque only (excluding frame) 2 7/8" x 3 3/4" x approx. 1 1/2". 5 1/2" x6 1/2" (including frame). Condition: some small chips and flakes to rim on verso, crack re-glued, crack to wooden frame. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Two Chinese Model Junk or Dragon Boats

Lot 539: Two Chinese Model Junk or Dragon Boats

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Description: Comprising a junk or dragon boat fitted with two pairs of oars, a single mast with canvas sail and functioning rigging/pullies, a cargo hold, and forward cabin, iron anchor with robe, fitted with fu dog figure heads (36"H. 34"W. 7"D); together with another Chinese ship model with two masts, cargo holds, cabins, and cannon (28"H. 30"W. 7"D.); along with six woven cargo baskets monogrammed W.G.S. Co. Inc (The Werner G. Smith Co. Inc.), assorted flags and wooden pieces. Condition: good, some light wear, generally very good. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr. The Werner G. Smith Company is a family owned company.

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Group of Antique Ivory Puzzle Ball Stands

Lot 540: Group of Antique Ivory Puzzle Ball Stands

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Description: Comprising a stand pierce carved from ivory with scrolling dragons and a diaper pattern (5 1/4"H. 3 1/2"W); a similarly carved ivory stand with a puzzle ball knop, the details of the carvings picked out in dark oxide (9 1/8"H.3 1/4"W); and another similar small stand with a three layer puzzle ball knop (4 1/2"H. 2 1/8"W). Condition: good, first two stands with hairline cracks.

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Chinese Carved Ivory Figural Shoe Horn

Lot 541: Chinese Carved Ivory Figural Shoe Horn

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Description: Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, carved from ivory with a mother and child. 7 1/4"L. 1 7/8"W. Condition: some light staining to horn portion, otherwise very good, no damage or repair.Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Graduated Ivory Carving of Elephant Procession

Lot 542: Graduated Ivory Carving of Elephant Procession

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Description: Early 20th century, carved from ivory as eight graduated elephants, one bearing Buddha sitting in a lotus blossom, and three bearing graduated pagodas, together with a fitted wooden stand. 3"H. 16"W. (tusk only). Condition: very good, middle sized pagoda present but loose, otherwise no damage or repair.Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Antique Chinese Ivory Banana Form Box

Lot 543: Antique Chinese Ivory Banana Form Box

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Description: Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, the ivory form carved as a banana, the skin peeled backward the lid carved as the banana fruit, with two small strawberries on the side of the banana. 1 3/4"H. 5"W. 3"D. Condition: leaf terminate re-glued, small natural imperfection to ivory under peel, tiny flake to strawberry cap, generally good. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Whale Tooth Carved with a Monkey 19th/20th c.

Lot 544: Whale Tooth Carved with a Monkey 19th/20th c.

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Description: Late 19th or early 20th century, the whale tooth carved in relief with a seated monkey contemplating a ball in his hand, signed. 4"H. 2 1/4"W (base). Condition: hairline crack to verso, otherwise good. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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Antique Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk

Lot 545: Antique Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk

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Description: Chinese, late 19th century, the tusk carved with ten graduated size elephants, together with fitted stand. 12 1/2"H. 2 1/4" (base diameter). Condition: some light surface grime, no damage or repair.Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Antique Chinese Carved Dragon Motif Ivory Tusk

Lot 546: Antique Chinese Carved Dragon Motif Ivory Tusk

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Description: Chinese, early 20th century, the tusk carved with scrolling dragons and clouds, the details picked out in dark oxide, together with fitted wooden stand. 16"L (tusk only). Condition: very good. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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Asian Ivory Carving of a Man

Lot 547: Asian Ivory Carving of a Man

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Description: Early 20th century, carved as a bearded man standing on one leg, resting on a gnarled staff, the details picked out in dark oxide, affixed to wooden base. 10 1/8"H (figure only). Condition: some very faint hairline cracks t feet, small scuff to shin, two small hairline cracks to body, otherwise good.

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Vintage Asian Bone Figural Carving

Lot 548: Vintage Asian Bone Figural Carving

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Description: Carved from bone as a seated figure holding a lotus blossom accompanied by three children, a flaming mandorla surmounting the carving, the details picked out in darkened oxide, signed indistinctly on verso, raised on a wooden base. 8 1/4"H. 2 3/4"W.(carving only) Condition; good, some light wear.

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Antique Ivory Back Scratcher

Lot 549: Antique Ivory Back Scratcher

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Description: A bone and wood back scratcher in the shape of a hand (16"L). Condition: very good. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..

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