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Asian and International Arts

by Essex Auction and Estate Services


619 lots with images

December 12, 2013

Live Auction

6 Central St.

Salem, MA, 01970 USA

Phone: 781-349-8388

Email: info@essex-auction.com

619 Lots
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Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, Li Hong Zhong

Lot 1: Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, Li Hong Zhong

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Description: China, calligraphy scroll, attributed to Li Hong Zhong.

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Chinese Jun Ware Wine Pot

Lot 2: Chinese Jun Ware Wine Pot

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Description: China, Jun ware wine pot, in a form reminiscent of a double gourd, with subtle decorations in relief, pale blues with brown shades at the top and spout. Height 13 in.

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Chinese Robin's Egg Meiping Vase

Lot 3: Chinese Robin's Egg Meiping Vase

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Description: China, robin's egg Meiping vase, short neck with broad shoulders, in a mottled green and blue glaze, Qianlong mark on base. Height 12 1/2 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Moon Flask Vase

Lot 4: Chinese Famille Rose Moon Flask Vase

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Description: China, ROC Period, Famille Rose moon flask vase, five trumpet necks, flattened ovoid body on high footed base, two ringed ears, densely decorated on gold ground, with two panels depicting birds in flowering trees, Yongzhen mark on base. Height 7 1/2 in., Width 5 3/4 in.

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Chinese Covered Tea Dust Censer

Lot 5: Chinese Covered Tea Dust Censer

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Description: China, covered and footed tea dust censer, in a bulbous form, with openwork designs of auspicious symbols. Height 3 1/8 in., Width 6 1/2 in.

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Chinese Bronze Bull Head

Lot 6: Chinese Bronze Bull Head

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Description: China, Han Dynasty, bronze bull head with upturned horns and incised details, heavy patina throughout. Height 5 1/2 in., Length 11 in.

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Chinese Bronze Tripod Vessel

Lot 7: Chinese Bronze Tripod Vessel

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Description: China, bronze tripod vessel with key fret band on neck and small decorative ears, raised up on high legs. Height 14 1/4 in., Width 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Brass Vase

Lot 8: Chinese Brass Vase

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Description: China, brass vase with two animalistic handles, bulbous form banded with different designs ranging from organic to geometric motifs. Height 23 1/4 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Vase

Lot 9: Chinese Famille Rose Vase

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Description: China, ROC Period, Famille Rose vase, flared lip, five-clawed serpentine dragon in gold on a deep purple background, dragon and golden base are both heavily textured, Qianlong mark on turquoise-colored base. Height 9 1/2 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting of Flowers

Lot 10: Chinese Scroll Painting of Flowers

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Description: China, 20th C., scroll painting, ink and color on paper, beautiful detail of deep pink and red peonies with their stems and leaves, signature with two red seals. Length 38 in., Width 18 1/2 in.

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Chinese Pair of Carved Wood Foo Lions

Lot 11: Chinese Pair of Carved Wood Foo Lions

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Description: China, pair of expertly carved wooden figures of Foo lions, with detailed fur and facial expressions. Height 5 1/2 in.

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Chinese Lacquered Calligraphy Panel

Lot 12: Chinese Lacquered Calligraphy Panel

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Description: China, 19-20th C., lacquered calligraphy panel, decorated on both sides with floral gilt design, one side showing flowers and mushrooms, and the other calligraphy with a dragon patterned border. Height 35 1/2 in., Width 23 1/2 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting Signed Zhi Hehu Niao

Lot 13: Chinese Scroll Painting Signed Zhi Hehu Niao

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Description: China, antique scroll painting of bird and flower, signed Zhi Hehu Niao, Length 52 in., Width 14 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jun Ware Yuhuchunping

Lot 14: Chinese Jun Ware Yuhuchunping

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Description: China, Yuan Dynasty, Jun ware Yuhuchunping, with a flared rim and footed base, and a lovely speckled glaze with elements of blue and purple. Height 7 in.

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Chinese Bronze Censer

Lot 15: Chinese Bronze Censer

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Description: China, 19th C., bronze censer, two raised handles, three feet, mark on base. Height 3 1/2 in., Width 7 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 16: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved agate snuff bottle, in a compressed square form, with a scene of figures in a landscape setting in relief, missing stopper. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Yixing Tea Pot

Lot 17: Chinese Yixing Tea Pot

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Description: China, Yixing tea pot, with mark on base, signed Jiang Rong. Height 4 in.

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Chinese Horn Snuff Bottle

Lot 18: Chinese Horn Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, horn snuff bottle. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Vase

Lot 19: Chinese Blue and White Vase

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Description: China, blue and white vase. Height 9 3/4 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting, Attributed Lang Shining

Lot 20: Chinese Scroll Painting, Attributed Lang Shining

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Description: China, scroll painting signed Lang Shining. Height 18 in., Length 16 3/4 in.

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Carved Wood Man Figure

Lot 21: Carved Wood Man Figure

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Description: Carved wood man figure. Height 23 1/2 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting of Ladies

Lot 22: Chinese Scroll Painting of Ladies

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Description: China, scroll painting of women on a boat with lily pads, ink and color on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, calligraphy signature and red seal.

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Two Japanese Blue and White Vase

Lot 23: Two Japanese Blue and White Vase

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Description: Japan, two blue and white vases. Height 8 in.

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Two Chinese Bowls

Lot 24: Two Chinese Bowls

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Description: China, one agate brush pot carved in a naturalistic form; and one crackle-glazed bowl. Larger, Height 1 3/4 in., Width 3 7/8 in.

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Three Chinese Antique Pieces

Lot 25: Three Chinese Antique Pieces

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Description: China, three antique items; one footed bronze censor with strap handles; one metal seal with a turtle at the top; and one carved horn pendant decorated with the figure of a fish. Largest piece, 4 1/4 in.

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Two Thai Silver Items

Lot 26: Two Thai Silver Items

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Description: Thailand, one silver box and one pocket watch in working condition, the box decorated with Buddhist elements and the pocket watch decorated with Zodiac symbols around the face. Larger piece, 2 1/4 in.

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Two Chinese Green-Glazed Figures

Lot 27: Two Chinese Green-Glazed Figures

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Description: China, two antique green-glazed figures; one a woman in a seated position; and one a man in a standing position, both in dark green hue, glazed to above the base, with patina. Height 4 3/4 in.

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Chinese Crackle Glazed Vase

Lot 28: Chinese Crackle Glazed Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., crackle glazed vase, in a flattened and footed form, with decorative ears in the form of loops. Height 6 1/2 in.

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Two Chinese Carved Jadeite Bangles

Lot 29: Two Chinese Carved Jadeite Bangles

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Description: China, two smoothly carved jadeite bangles with rounded edges, in a pleasant light green hue. Diameter 3 in.

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American Gothic Revival Oak Doors

Lot 30: American Gothic Revival Oak Doors

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Description: America, Early 20th C., pair of oak confessional doors in the Gothic Revival style, expertly carved with cross and key designs on the lower panels, and decorative motifs, with glass door knobs. Length 93 in., Width 33 in.

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Chavin Vegiform Blackware Bowl

Lot 31: Chavin Vegiform Blackware Bowl

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Description: Pre-Columbian, likely Chavin (Peru), handled bowl in a fruit or vegetable form. Length 7 in., Width 4 in., Height 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot

Lot 32: Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot

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Description: China, smoothly carved Huanghuali brush pot, with colorful stone inlays that form a foliate branch, gilt calligraphy characters at the side. Height 7 1/8 in., Diameter 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Boxwood Ruyi Scepter

Lot 33: Chinese Boxwood Ruyi Scepter

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Description: China, intricately carved boxwood Ruyi scepter, featuring naturalistic decorations of a lotus seed pod and stem . Length 14 in.

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Chinese Bamboo Figure

Lot 34: Chinese Bamboo Figure

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Description: China, carved bamboo figure sitting on a bull, holding a vase of flowers. Height 7 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Plate

Lot 35: Chinese Famille Rose Plate

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Description: China, Famille Rose plate, deep pink peonies connected by stems decorate the interior rim with a phoenix in the center, outside is glazed white with blue mark on the base. Diameter: 8 in.

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Chinese Bamboo Liuhai

Lot 36: Chinese Bamboo Liuhai

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Description: China, Bamboo Liuhai, carved figure, traditionally bald and bare foot, crouched and fishing. Height: 7 in.

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Chinese Jade Duck Display Ornament

Lot 37: Chinese Jade Duck Display Ornament

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Description: China, jade duck display ornament, carved to show duck curled up and seated on seven round rocks. Diameter: 2 in.

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Two Antique Chinese Coins

Lot 38: Two Antique Chinese Coins

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Description: China, two antique coins, one with four characters "Jia Qing Tong Bao" and one with "Hu Bu Da Qing Tong Bi". Larger 2 3/8 in.

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Chinese Copper Red and Gilt Vase

Lot 39: Chinese Copper Red and Gilt Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., copper red and gilt vase in a long neck form, painted in bright copper red and gold with an image of a five-clawed serpentine dragon amongst flames, Kangxi mark. Height 10 1/4 in.

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Five Misprinted U.S. Bank Notes

Lot 40: Five Misprinted U.S. Bank Notes

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Description: America, five bank notes with misprinting errors.

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Chinese Wucai Bowl

Lot 41: Chinese Wucai Bowl

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Description: China, Kangxi Period, Wucai bowl, exterior painted decoration in continuous scene of warriors on horses in a garden landscape, interior design as a sign of wealth, red and orange crossed borders with mark on base. Diameter 13 1/4 in., Height 5 in.

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Chinese Wax Beaded Bracelet

Lot 42: Chinese Wax Beaded Bracelet

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Description: China, wax beaded bracelet with nine light yellow beads, natural striations in material. Diameter 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Wax Beaded Bracelet

Lot 43: Chinese Wax Beaded Bracelet

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Description: China, natural wax beaded bracelet comprised of thirteen smoothly formed beads, in a bright red hue. Diameter 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Amber Bracelet

Lot 44: Chinese Amber Bracelet

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Description: China, amber bracelet composed of eight smoothly carved beads with a flattened ovoid shape, naturally adorned with red flecks in the beads. Diameter 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Beaded Coral Necklace

Lot 45: Chinese Beaded Coral Necklace

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Description: China, 19th C., beaded multi-strand coral necklace, inter spaced with black beads, and gathered to a point with a large silver ovoid bead inlaid with coral stones. Length 18 in.

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Four Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Lot 46: Four Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, four porcelain snuff bottles; one crackle glazed of a cylindrical form; one crackle glazed meiping form; one blue and white cylindrical form with painted figures with stopper; and one blue and white cylindrical form with painted figures with stopper. . Height of the largest, 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Vase

Lot 47: Chinese Blue and White Vase

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Description: China, blue and white vase, in a flattened double gourd form, with delicate handles, and images of dragons and auspicious symbols. Height 7 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Garlic Head Vase

Lot 48: Chinese Blue and White Garlic Head Vase

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Description: China, Ming Period, blue and white garlic head vase, with expertly painted scenes of children in a garden setting, and decorated with auspicious symbols. Height 19 1/2 in., Width 9 in.

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Chinese Doucai Jar

Lot 50: Chinese Doucai Jar

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Description: China, Doucai jar, everted rim, bulbous body, scene depicting a scholar at work, Kangxi mark. Height: 7 in., Width: 8 1/2 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Vase

Lot 51: Chinese Blue and White Vase

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Description: China, blue and white vase, with decorative ears accented in a dark blue hue, with 108 Shuihu figures decorating the entirety of the piece, Yongzheng mark. Height 25 1/4 in.

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