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Auction Description for Showplace Antique & Design Center: Decorative Art, Fine Art, Asian & Mid Century
Auction Description:
This sale features a wide variety of twentieth century design, American and European decorative objects, fine paintings, works on paper, Asian objects, and more.
Viewing Notes:
PREVIEWS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please contact an auctions department representative at least 48 hours before the sale to schedule a viewing of specific items.

Decorative Art, Fine Art, Asian & Mid Century

(663 Lots)

by Showplace Antique & Design Center

Platinum House

663 lots with images

April 29, 2014

Live Auction

40 West 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212-633-6063

Fax: 212-633-6064

Email: info@nyshowplace.com

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Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

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Description: A pair of yellow and turquoise vases with red handles and decorated with flower baskets, China; marked. Dimensions: approximately 21-3/4" H x 8-1/2" diameter

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Chinese Flambe Hexagonal Baluster Vase

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Description: A flambe glazed hexagonal baluster vase, porcelain, China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 17" H x 10-1/2" diameter

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Flask Vase

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Description: A blue and white porcelain flask vase with dragon handles, China; marked. Dimensions: approximately 13" H x 9-1/4" diameter

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Chinese Ruyao Style Celadon Crackle Bowl

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Description: A Ruyao kiln style, celadon crackle bowl raised on a short foot, porcelain, China, possibly Song Dynasty (960-1279); unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 3-5/8" H x 7-3/4" diameter

Condition Report: Good overall.

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Chinese Geyao Style Crackle Tripod Censer

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Description: A Geyao kiln style tripod censer / bowl in beige crackle glaze, porcelain, China, possibly Song Dynasty (960-1279); unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 2-1/2" H x 5-1/4" diameter

Condition Report: Light pockmarks throughout; good overall.

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Chinese Celadon Reverse-Flow Dragon Cup

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Description: A reverse-flow cup with dragon inside and floral motif on the outside, glazed in celadon, porcelain, China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 3-5/8" H x 3-1/4" diameter

Condition Report: Good overall.

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Chinese Dingyao Style Figural Porcelain Bowl

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Description: A Dingyao style, porcelain bowl with polychrome and gilded design of a woman and animals, raised on small foot, China, possibly Song Dynasty (960-1279); unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 2-7/8" H x 9-7/8" diameter

Condition Report: Light wear on the glaze; overall good.

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Chinese Rectangular Dark Blue Porcelain Vase

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Description: A rectangular navy blue glazed porcelain vase with dragon handles, possibly Qianlong period (1735-1796), China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 10-3/8" H x 4" L x 3" W

Condition Report: Repair on one handle. Wear to glaze.

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Chinese Gilt Decorated Blue Rouleau Porcelain Vase

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Description: A rouleau vase with gilded figural design on powder blue ground, porcelain, possibly 1661 to 1722, China; Kangxi mark. Dimensions: approximately 17-3/4" H x 7" diameter

Condition Report: Wear on gilded design. Sticker mark. Hairline crack.

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Chinese Gilded Black Porcelain Jar

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Description: A porcelain jar with gilded figural design on black ground, possibly 1661 to 1722, China; Kangxi mark. Dimensions: approximately 12-3/4" H x 8" diameter

Condition Report: Wear on gilded design.

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Chinese Large Turquoise Porcelain Bottle Vase

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Description: A long neck bottle vase glazed in finely crackled turquoise blue, porcelain, possibly Kangxi period (1661-1722), China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 24-3/4" H x 8-1/2" diameter

Condition Report: Occasional pockmark.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Baluster Vase

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Description: Baluster famille rose vase with figural scene in an outdoor setting, porcelain, China; Qianlong mark. Dimensions: approximately 17-1/4" H x 8" diameter

Condition Report: Wear to glaze. Occasional pockmarks.

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Japanese Large Satsuma Vase

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Description: A metal topped Satsuma vase with enameled nature design on finely crackled cream ground, on a wood base, possibly nineteenth century, Japan; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 27" H x 10-1/2" diameter

Condition Report: Some losses on enamel. Soiling in recessed areas. Losses in wooden stand.

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Chinese Gilded Bronze Sitting Buddha, 19th Century

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Description: A Chinese gilded bronze sitting buddha on stand, highly embellished, possibly nineteenth century, China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximatley 7-3/4" H x 6-3/4" W x 4-3/4" D

Condition Report: Discoloration and wear to bronze surface; overall good condition.

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Chinese Small Bronze Vessel, 18th-19th c.

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Description: A small Chinese bronze vessel with dragon handle (missing one on the opposite side), decorated with swirl motif, maker's mark on the bottom, possibly eighteenth to nineteenth century, China; marked. Dimensions: 4-1/2" H x 3-3/4" diameter

Condition Report: Discoloration to bronze surface, missing one handle; overall good condition.

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Chinese Small Bronze Covered Box

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Description: A small bronze covered bowl with relief carvings and swirling nature motif, China; marked. Dimensions: approximately 2" H x 5" L x 2-1/2" W

Condition Report: Patina.

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Chinese Small Gilded Bronze Buddha, 12th-13th c.

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Description: A small Chinese gilded bronze standing Buddha figure on an octagonal stand with a petal motif, halo-like decoration behind his head with small sitting figure at the peak, possibly twelfth - thirteenth century, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 6-1/2" H x 1-7/8" W x 1-3/4" D

Condition Report: Discoloration to the bronze; overall good condition.

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Chinese Bronze Tripod Censer, 150 Years Old

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Description: A Chinese bronze tripod, 150 years old, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 7-3/4" H x 15-7/8" diameter

Condition Report: Scratches and wear to surface, discoloration to bronze; overall good condition.

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Tibetan Wrathful Figure in Guilt Copper Repousse

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Description: A large Tibetan wrathful figure in gilt copper repousse with orange/red accents and embellished with in relief jewelry, mounted on a wooden stand with four feet, Tibet; unmarked. Dimensions: 7-3/4" H x 15-7?8" diameter

Condition Report: Wear to copper and loss to surface, loose from its wooden base; overall good condition.

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Mongolian Buddhist Bronze Temple Bell, late 18th C

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Description: A Mongolian Buddhist handmade bronze temple bell with floral and abstract face motif, topped with crown-like finial, attached is a piece of orange fabric holding a larger ornate bronze handle, late eighteenth century, Mongolia; marked. Dimensions: approximately

Condition Report: Overall wear and discolotation to bronze surfaces, fabric is fraying; overall good condition.

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Chinese Qingbai Bowl With Incised Fish Motif

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Description: A Qingbai ware bowl decorated with a finely incised abstract fish motif, Song Dynasty (AD 960-1279), China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 2-3/4" H x 8-3/8" diameter

Condition Report: Discoloration to Qingbai surface; overall good condition.

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Lot of 3 Chinese Qingbai Low Bowls

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Description: A set of three Qingbai ware low bowls decorated with finely incised fish and floral motifs, Song Dynasty (AD 960-1279), China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately; 1) 1-1/2" H x 6-1/4" diameter 2) 1-3/4" H x 5" diameter 3) 1-7/8" H x 6-1/4" diameter

Condition Report: Chips to surface and discoloration to Qingbai glaze; overall good condition.

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Small Chinese Green Glazed Turtle Water Dropper

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Description: A small green glazed turtle shaped water dropper, China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 2-7/8" H x 4-1/4" diameter

Condition Report: Network of cracks, small white dots on surface; overall good condition.

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Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bowls

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Description: A pair of blue and white porcelain bowls decorated with a floral motif, China; marked. Dimensions: 2-1/4" H x 4-7/8" diameter

Condition Report: Faint dark marks to surface; overall good condition.

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Chinese Gu-Form Porcelain Vase W/ Celadon Glaze

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Description: A Chinese gu-form porcelain vase with a celadon vase decorated with a simple abstract design, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 9-5/8" H x 5-1/8" diameter

Condition Report: Overall good condition

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Chinese Meiping Cream Glazed Vase W/ Floral Motif

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Description: A Chinese Meiping ceramic vase with a cream glaze and decorated with a finely incised floral motif, China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately

Condition Report: Occasional small dark spots on glaze; overall good condition.

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Pair of Chinese Large Lidded Burial Urns

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Description: A pair of Chinese pottery large burial urns decorated with an applied dragon and praying figure motif, with lids decorate with small sitting bird sculptures, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279-1368), China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately; Without Lid: 20-3/4" H x 6-3/4" diameter Lids: 8" H x 4-1/4" diameter

Condition Report: Crackling to glaze, loss of glaze and discoloration; overall good condition.

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Pair of Chinese Dog and Bird Terracotta Figures

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Description: A pair of one dog and one standing bird terra cotta animal figures, Han Dynasty (206BC - AD220), China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately; 1) 2-1/2" H x 3-1/4" L x 2" W 2? 2-3/4" H x 3-3/4" L x 1-3/8" W

Condition Report: Cracks, wear and discoloration to terra cotta; overall good condition.

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Pair of Chinese Pottery Chicken Figurines,

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Description: A pair of hollow pottery chicken figurines, Han Dynasty (206BC - AD 220), China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 5-1/2" H x 6-1/4" L x 3-1/4" W

Condition Report: Wear to pottery, small holes in the surface, large crack to the bottom of one; overall good condition.

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Chinese Pottery Abstract Male Figurine

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Description: An abstract Chinese pottery male with arms out in front dressed in an abstract simplified robe, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 11-1/2" H x 4" W x 2-3/4" D

Condition Report: Chips and loss of surface, discoloration; overall good condition

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Chinese Stucco Lohan, 18th Century

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Description: A stucco seated lohan dressed in robes and hat, once painted, China, possibly eighteenth century; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 20" H x 10-1/2" L x 8-1/2" W

Condition Report: Cracks, losses, wear to paint.

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Set of 2 Chinese Red Agate Stone Beads & Bracelet

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Description: A set of two red agate stone beads with black string and one red agate bracelet, China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately; Beads: 7-1/4" L Bracelet: 3-1/4" diameter

Condition Report: Very small chips in bracelet; overall good condition.

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Chinese White Jade Sculpture of Buddha & Mountain

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Description: A carved white jade sculpture depicting a sitting Buddha against a mountain decorated with trees, mounted on a wooden carved base embellished with a landscape motif, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 6-1/8" H x 5-7/8" L x 2" W

Condition Report: Slightest chips to white jade; overall good condition.

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Chinese White Stone Urn W/ Relief Dragons

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Description: A small white stone urn with lid decorated with two relief dragon side handles and one relief dragon on the top of the lid, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 8-3/8" H x 5-1/4" W x 2-3/8" D; Lid: 1-7/8" H x 2-1/2" W x 1-3/4" D

Condition Report: Occasional small black spots; overall good condition.

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Set of 4 Chinese Dyed Mongolian Coral Beads

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Description: A set of four dyed Mongolian coral beads of various lengths, Mongolia; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately; 1) 12" L 2) 10-1/2" L 3) 10-3/4" L 4) 11-3/4" L

Condition Report: Black marks to surface and loss of dye; overall good condition.

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Chinese Wooden Ancestral Figure Sitting in a Chair

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Description: A wooden Chinese ancestral figure in traditional clothes, sitting on a chair on a rectangular base, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 10-1/2" H x 4-5/8" W x 3-1/2" D

Condition Report: Cracks, chips, and holes in wood, loss to surface, overall wear due to age.

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Two Chinese Peking Colored Glass Vases

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Description: Two Peking glass vases, one is a red/orange baluster with a relief dragon design and one is a blue bottleneck vase with a bird and flower motif, China; marked. Dimensions: approximately; Red/Orange Vase: 10-3/8" H x 5-1/2" diameter Blue Vase: 10-7/8" H x 6-1/4" diameter

Condition Report: Overall good condition.

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Multicolor Art Glass Vase Signed

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Description: A multicolor abstract glass vase, signed illegibly near the bottom; signed. Dimensions: approximately 4" H x 6" diameter

Condition Report: Slight wear to glass on the bottom; overall good condition.

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Multicolor Art Glass Bowling Pin Vase

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Description: A multicolor abstract glass bowling pin shaped vase; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 6-1/4" H x 2-3/4" diameter

Condition Report: Overall good condition.

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Pair of Ombré Blue and Pink Rose Bowls

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Description: A pair of two small rose bowls, one in ombré pink and one in ombré blue; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 3-1/2" H x 4-1/2" diameter

Condition Report: Scratches and marks to the surface, soiling in recessed surfaces at the top; overall good condition.

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Hand-blown Art Glass Vase w/ Flared Mouth

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Description: A hand-blown purple glass vase with flared mouth and white speckled design; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 5-1/4" H x 3-1/2" diameter

Condition Report: Occasional scratches.

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Tiffany Emerald Cut Crystal Paperweight

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Description: An emerald cut, faceted crystal paperweight; marked "Tiffany & Co." Dimensions: approximately 3-7/8" H x 2-3/4" L x 1-7/8" W

Condition Report: Inclusion.

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Hand-blown and Hand-Painted Flask, 18th or 19th c.

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Description: A hand-blown flask with a hand-painted bird and floral motif, with "Ich Libe [sic] die freiheit" ("I love freedom."). Possibly German or Pennsylvania Dutch, 18th or 19th century. Unmarked. Dimensions: approx. 2-3/4" W x 2" D x 6 1/8" H.

Condition Report: In good condition, with age appropriate wear: some wear to the paint, especially on the corners of the flash.

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Set of 4 Jugendstil Champagne Glasses By Behrens

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Description: A set of four Jugendstil champagne glasses, attributed to designer Peter Behrens, or possibly Hans Christiansen. Darmstadt, Germany, c. 1905; unmarked, unsigned. Dimensions: approx. 3" diameter; 7" H.

Condition Report: The set is in good condition, with some minor scratches; 3 have hairline fractures at the top of the stem (no structural damage).

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Lalique France Crystal Lion Ashtray

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Description: A Lalique crystal ashtray with the face and mane of a lion, France; marked. Dimensions: approximately 2-1/8" H x 5-5/8" diameter

Condition Report: Tiny nicks. Scratches on bottom.

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Brass & Crystal Filigree Jewelry Box

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Description: A brass and crystal jewelry box with filigree floral motif; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 2-1/4" H x 3-1/4" diameter

Condition Report: Some toning. Loss in the brass surrounding crystal panel.

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Indian Brass Fruit Bowl w/ Incised Floral Design

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Description: A brass footed bowl with incised floral motif and slightly scalloped edge, India, possibly early twentieth century; marked. Dimensions: approximately 4-1/2" H x 9-5/8" diameter

Condition Report: Patina.

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Brass Toned Metal Woman's Thighs Nutcrackers

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Description: Heavy, brass toned metal nutcrackers in the form of a woman's thighs; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 5" L x 1-1/2" W x 7/8" deep

Condition Report: Toning and scratches.

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Bronze Bust of Dante

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Description: A bronze bust of Dante; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 8-3/8" H x 9-1/2" L x 4-1/2" W

Condition Report: Patina. Soiling in recessed areas.

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Bronze Face with Anguished Expression

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Description: A heavy bronze face in anguish; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 9" L x 4-1/2" W x 3" deep

Condition Report: Patina.

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