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Auction Description for Altair Auctions: Fine Art and Antiques

Fine Art and Antiques

by Altair Auctions


619 lots with images

November 12, 2013

Live Auction

151 Carnegie Row

Norwood, MA, 02062 USA

Phone: 781-349-8388

Fax: 781-349-8327

Email: info@altair-auctions.com

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 1: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., jade snuff bottle in a rectangular form, with a footed base, in a muted gray tone, missing stopper. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

Lot 2: Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., enameled snuff bottle, in the form of two fish facing each other, decorated in bright blue and green, with pink stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Bone Snuff Bottle

Lot 3: Chinese Carved Bone Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved bone snuff bottle, in a flattened and tapered rectangular shape, with a painted image of Buddha on one side, and calligraphy characters, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 4: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, pink domed stopper, deep red glass with a raised carving of a warrior. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 5: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form, decorated with squirrel and grapevine scene, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Yixing Zisha Tea Pot

Lot 6: Chinese Yixing Zisha Tea Pot

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Description: China, Yixing Zisha tea pot, delicately incised with a swirling pattern on body, with mark on base. Height 4 in., Width 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapot

Lot 7: Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapot

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Description: China, Yixing Zisha teapot, rounded cube form with square base, characters carved and painted into the side, with mark on base. Width 6 1/2 in., Height 4 in.

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Chinese Yixing Zisha Tea Pot

Lot 8: Chinese Yixing Zisha Tea Pot

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Description: China, Yixing Zisha tea pot, simple and clean design with large arcing handle, with mark on base, and certificate. Width 6 1/4 in., Height 6 1/2 in.

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Chinese Yixing Zisha Tea Pot

Lot 9: Chinese Yixing Zisha Tea Pot

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Description: China, Yixing Zisha tea pot, footed base, decorated with medallions of mythical beasts, creatures form the handle and spout of the teapot, with mark on base. Width 8 in., Height 5 1/2 in.

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Chinese Yixing Zisha Tea Pot

Lot 10: Chinese Yixing Zisha Tea Pot

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Description: China, Yixing Zisha tripod tea pot with cylindrical body, decorated with molded seated figures along sides and elaborate feet, foo dog forms finial. Width 7 3/4 in.

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Chinese Tortoise Shell Handled Fan

Lot 11: Chinese Tortoise Shell Handled Fan

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Description: China, tortoise shell handled fan intricately carved in relief with various birds in flight and dense, swirling, stylized clouds. Width 7 in., Length 5 in.

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Changing China Pamphlet, George E. Taylor

Lot 12: Changing China Pamphlet, George E. Taylor

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Description: America, 1942, "Changing China" pamphlet, by George E. Taylor, Institute of Pacific Relations & Webster Publishing, printed with modernist figure with cap on the cover.

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Panoramic Photo of Moosehead Lake

Lot 13: Panoramic Photo of Moosehead Lake

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Description: America, Early 20th C., five-part black and white panoramic photo of Moosehead Lake and surrounding wooded area in Maine, mounted on matte board. Height 3/12 in., Length 19 in.

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Chinese Censer, Water Cup, and Buddha

Lot 14: Chinese Censer, Water Cup, and Buddha

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Description: China, 19th C., a bronze tripod censer, a white crackle glaze water cup, and a bronze seated Buddha. Buddha: Height 5 in.; Censer: Diameter 4 in.; Pot: Diameter 3 1/2 in.

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Two Native American Leather Bags

Lot 15: Two Native American Leather Bags

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Description: United States, two Native American bags; one with a black base and decorated with geometric designs and a hanging tassel; the second with green patchwork and painted designs with hanging fringe.

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Vintage Mah Jong Game by Parker Brothers

Lot 16: Vintage Mah Jong Game by Parker Brothers

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Description: Early-Mid 20th C., vintage Mah Jong game in original packaging, by Parker Brothers, with brightly colored tiles.

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Eighty-seven U.S. Coins

Lot 17: Eighty-seven U.S. Coins

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Description: America, collection of eighty seven coins: one 1925 Lincoln Cent; four pair of half dollar and dime silver classics: 1) 1943, 1941, 2) 1945, 1942, 3) 1945, 1943, 4) 1945, 1944; One cents: 1929(5), 1935(1), 1936(2), 1937(5), 1940(2), 1941(9), 1942(3), 1945(7)- 2 pieces/D, 1944(1), 1951(3) - 2 pieces/D, 1952(4) - 2 pieces/D, 1953(6) - 5 pieces/D, 1954(1), 1955(6) - 1 piece/S, 1 piece/D, 1956(5), 1957(11) - 10 pieces/D, 1958(3) - 1 piece/D; Four of one cent(1911-1929) US coins, 1911(1), 1920(1)/S, 1926(1) and 1929(1)/D.

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Two Chinese Calligraphy Paintings, Duan Qirui

Lot 18: Two Chinese Calligraphy Paintings, Duan Qirui

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Description: China, two framed calligraphy paintings, with red seals, attributed to Duan Qi Rui. Height of largest 11 in., Width 5 1/2 in.

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Framed Chinese Painting, Ra Binian

Lot 19: Framed Chinese Painting, Ra Binian

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Description: China, framed painting, ink and color on paper of two figures on a bridge, with calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Ra Binian.

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Chinese Scroll Painting

Lot 20: Chinese Scroll Painting

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Description: China, scroll painting, two elaborately dressed women in a garden scene, on a bridge with tree branches above, character signature and red seal, ink and color on paper.

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Four Chinese Scroll Painting, Chen Shao Mei

Lot 21: Four Chinese Scroll Painting, Chen Shao Mei

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Description: China, four scroll paintings, done in bright colors, depicting several scenes of figures in garden settings, with calligraphy signatures and red seals, attributed to Chen Shao Mei. Length 52 in., Width 12 1/2 in.

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Chinese Painting of River Landscape

Lot 22: Chinese Painting of River Landscape

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Description: China, painting, ink and color on paper, circular painting mounted on square backing, depicting a paddle boat along the river with mountains and houses in the background, figures looking on, inscribed with one red seal. Length 11 1/2 in.

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Chinese Album Painting, Attributed to Feng Zi Kai

Lot 23: Chinese Album Painting, Attributed to Feng Zi Kai

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Description: China, album painting, ink and color on paper, two garden landscape scenes of figures including children, painted with a modern technique, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Feng Zi Kai.

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Pair of Japanese Panels with Bone Inlay

Lot 24: Pair of Japanese Panels with Bone Inlay

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Description: Japan, 19th C., pair of panels with bone inlay set in a dark wood oval, each depicting two figures in a garden setting. Width 20 in., Height 35 3/4 in.

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Chinese Fan Painting, Attributed to Xiao San

Lot 25: Chinese Fan Painting, Attributed to Xiao San

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Description: China, fan painting of a landscape scene depicting houses against a mountain backdrop, ink and color on paper, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Xiao San. Width 21 in., Length 7 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting of a Woman in a Garden

Lot 26: Chinese Scroll Painting of a Woman in a Garden

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink and color on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, elegant lady in blue and white robes with folded arms standing in front of bamboo, calligraphy signature and red seal. Length 53 in., Width 26 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting, Huang Yong Yu

Lot 27: Chinese Scroll Painting, Huang Yong Yu

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink and color on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, highly detailed painting, using outline technique, featuring flowers with their stems and roots, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Huang Yong Yu. Length 53 in., Width 20 in.

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Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, Sun Wen

Lot 28: Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, Sun Wen

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink and color on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, displaying four large calligraphy figures, signature and red seal, attributed to Sun Wen. Length 50 in., Width 13 1/2 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting, Attributed Ding Yun Peng

Lot 29: Chinese Scroll Painting, Attributed Ding Yun Peng

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink and color on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, a hunched man walks with a blue dragon by the sea, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Ding Yun Peng. Height: 16 in., Width: 36 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting, Wang Tian Qi

Lot 30: Chinese Scroll Painting, Wang Tian Qi

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink and color on paper, two brown, bushy tailed squirrels perched upon a pine tree branch, signature and three red seals, attributed to Wang Tian Qi. Height 25 in., Width 13 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting, Attributed to Wang Xuetao

Lot 31: Chinese Scroll Painting, Attributed to Wang Xuetao

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink and color on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, black feathered crow sits within a red leafed tree, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Wang Xuetao. Length: 22 in., Width: 16 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting, Attributed to Li Kuchan

Lot 32: Chinese Scroll Painting, Attributed to Li Kuchan

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink and color on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, large black and white bird walking underneath a fruit tree, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Li Kuchan. Length: 27 in., Width: 13 in.

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Chinese Album Painting, Attributed to Yun Bing

Lot 33: Chinese Album Painting, Attributed to Yun Bing

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Description: China, album paintings, ink and color on paper, highly detailed water landscape scenes, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Yun Bing. Length: 14 1/2 in., Width: 10 1/2 in.

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Chinese Album Painting, Attributed to Ren Yu

Lot 34: Chinese Album Painting, Attributed to Ren Yu

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Description: China, album painting, ink and color on paper, three landscape scenes of mountains, trees and a pagoda, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Ren Yu. Length: 14 1/2 in., Width: 10 1/2 in.

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Chinese Album Painting, Attributed to Xu Bei Hong

Lot 35: Chinese Album Painting, Attributed to Xu Bei Hong

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Description: China, album painting, ink and color on paper, grey and white horse paintings in various stages of movement, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Xu Bei Hong. Length: 9 1/2 in., Width: 6 1/2 in.

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Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, Attributed to Tang Yin

Lot 36: Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, Attributed to Tang Yin

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, calligraphy painting, signature and red seal, attributed to Tang Yin. Length 53 in., Width 25 1/2 in.

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Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, Attributed to Hong Yi

Lot 37: Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, Attributed to Hong Yi

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Description: China, scroll painting, ink and color on paper, mounted on a silk scroll, calligraphy characters and two scholar figures in red, calligraphy signature and red seal, attributed to Hong Yi. Length: 39 in., Width: 19 in.

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Chinese Carved Jadeite Figure

Lot 38: Chinese Carved Jadeite Figure

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Description: China, expertly carved jadeite figure, in an ovoid form with curving pattern and featuring the face of a happy Buddha. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Pendant

Lot 39: Chinese Carved Jade Pendant

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Description: China, 19th C., intricately carved jade pendant with openwork pattern of a flowering branch and curving leaves. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Buddha Pendant

Lot 40: Chinese Jadeite Buddha Pendant

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Description: China, jadeite Buddha pendant, carved into the flattened shape of a smiling Buddha, of a pale green translucent color. Length 1 1/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Necklace

Lot 41: Chinese Agate Necklace

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Description: China, agate necklace, consisting of sixteen green beads, divided by three gold beads, with a gold clasp. Length 15 in.

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Chinese Carved Horn Pendant

Lot 42: Chinese Carved Horn Pendant

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Description: China, carved horn pendant, ovoid with black cord attached, key-fret pattern border and birds sitting in tree branches with rolling waves behind them. Length 3 in., Width 2 in.

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Chinese Beaded Necklace

Lot 43: Chinese Beaded Necklace

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Description: China, necklace consisting of alternating round and oblong beads and attached carved pendent showing a twisting mythical creature, with a 14 karat gold pin clasp.

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Three Chinese Carved Jade Pieces

Lot 44: Three Chinese Carved Jade Pieces

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Description: China, 19th C., three various pieces of carved jade; one in a ring form with a mottled texture; one in a rectangular form carved in relief, and one in the form of a naturalistic ornament. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Agate Bracelet

Lot 45: Chinese Agate Bracelet

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Description: China, agate beaded bracelet, with eleven spherical beads with a smoothly finished surface. Diameter 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Jade Dragon Pendant

Lot 46: Chinese Jade Dragon Pendant

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Description: China, 19th C., light green carved jade rectangular pendant, decorated in relief with the figure of a dragon, and framed by scrolling motifs at the top. Height 2 3/4 in., Length 1 1/2 in.

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Two Pieces Chinese Jadeite Pendants

Lot 47: Two Pieces Chinese Jadeite Pendants

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Description: China, two pieces jadeite pendants, one smoothly carved into a rounded form mostly white with a dark green mottled stripe down one side, the other carved into a mythical creature of light green color with a stripe of yellow down the center. Height 1 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Liuhai Figure

Lot 48: Chinese Jadeite Liuhai Figure

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Description: China, intricately carved jadeite Liuhai robed figure with scepter, in a natural setting complete with lily pads, mostly green with reddish brown hints throughout. Length 2 in., Width 2 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Bowl

Lot 49: Chinese Carved Jade Bowl

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Description: China, jade bowl of pale green translucent hue, smoothly carved, with slightly flared lip, with circular footed stand. Height 3 7/8 in.

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Chinese Shoushan Stone Ink Box

Lot 50: Chinese Shoushan Stone Ink Box

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Description: China, 18th C., Shoushan stone ink box with cover, carved into the form of a cloud with intricate scrolling detail on the face and sides. Length 6 1/2 in., Width 4 1/2 in., Height 1 3/4 in.

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