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Chinese Art & Antiques

by Arcimboldo

Platinum House

146 lots with images

May 21, 2013

Live Auction

Kaiserštejnský palác

Malostranské nám. 23/37

Prague 1, 110 00 Czech Republic

Phone: +420 603 811 873

Fax: +420 246 013 685

Email: info@arcimboldo.cz

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF KUBERA

Lot 1: A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF KUBERA

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Description: Tibeto-chinese, 18th century. Height 21 cm. The god of wealth portrayed seated on a recumbent snow lion, holding his gem-spewing mongoose in his left hand and parasol in his right hand. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF USHNISHAVIJAYA

Lot 2: A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF USHNISHAVIJAYA

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Description: Beijing workshops, early 18th century. Height 10 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA AMITAYUS

Lot 3: A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA AMITAYUS

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Description: Beijing workshops, turn of the 19th century. Height 10.3 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF THE WHITE TARA

Lot 4: A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF THE WHITE TARA

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Description: Beijing workshops, turn of the 19th century. Height 11 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A VERY FINE THANGKA OF A REINCARNATED LAMA

Lot 5: A VERY FINE THANGKA OF A REINCARNATED LAMA

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Description: Tibet, 18th century. 56 x 40.5 cm. Colours on canvas. Hanging scroll, brocade mounting. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A FINE THANGKA OF THE SIX-ARMED MAHAKALA

Lot 6: A FINE THANGKA OF THE SIX-ARMED MAHAKALA

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Description: Mongolia, turn of the 19th century. 37 x 29 cm. Colours on canvas. Framed. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A SUTRA MANUSCRIPT WITH WOODEN COVER

Lot 7: A SUTRA MANUSCRIPT WITH WOODEN COVER

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Description: Tibet, 19th century. 9.5 x 34.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A GROUP OF FOUR THANGKAS

Lot 8: A GROUP OF FOUR THANGKAS

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Description: Mongolia, 18th-19th century. Colours on canvas. Matted. A trio of gods of longevity - 29 x 25 cm, The White Tara - 16.5 x 12.5 cm, Dharmapala Hayagriva - 17.5 x 14 cm, Mandala - 23 x 22.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A GROUP OF FIVE THANGKAS

Lot 9: A GROUP OF FIVE THANGKAS

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Description: Mongolia, 18th-19th century. Colours on canvas. Matted. God of wealth - 20.5 x 15 cm, Buddha Maitreya - 22.5 x 16.5 cm, Bodhisattva Manjushrí - 18 x 13.5 cm, Mongolian deity riding on a donkey - 19.5 x 15 cm, White Tara - 14.5 x 12.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A RARE SANDSTONE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

Lot 10: A RARE SANDSTONE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

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Description: Northern Qi dynasty (550 - 577 AD). Height 28 cm. Provenance: collection of Walter Bondy. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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AN UNUSUAL BRONZE DAO BLADE

Lot 11: AN UNUSUAL BRONZE DAO BLADE

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Description: Early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th-10th century BC. Length 29 cm. Inscription on one mount: Kanghou (Kang prince). Literature: Ma Chengyuan - Zhongguo qingtongqi, Shanghai, Shanghai guji chubanshe, 1988, p. 71-72, image 7. Zhu Fenghan - Gudai zhongguo qingtongqi, Tianjin, Nankai daxue chubanshe, 1995, p. 270, table 4.21.3. Reference: www.asia.si.edu/collections/singleObject.cfm?ObjectNumber=F1934.6a-b PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A BRONZE CENSER

Lot 12: A BRONZE CENSER

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Description: 17th/18th century. Diameter 12 cm. Of circular shape, with bulbous body applied with two lion-head handles to the sides. Zhengde six-character mark to the base.

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A BRONZE DRAGON CENSER

Lot 13: A BRONZE DRAGON CENSER

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Description: 18th century. Width 42 cm. Marked on the bottom. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PARCEL GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

Lot 14: A PARCEL GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

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Description: Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century. Height 23.5 cm. The figure seated in dhyanasana wearing long robes and beaded jewellery, the headdress of tall ornate form, gilding to the serene face.PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A FINE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF SEATED AMITAYUS

Lot 15: A FINE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF SEATED AMITAYUS

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Description: Qianlong period, dated 1770. Height 19 cm. The base is carved with the inscription: "Respectfully created in the year kengjin in the Qianlong era of the great Qings." Provenance: property of an old Czech private collection. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PHYSALIS-SHAPED BRONZE CENSER

Lot 16: A PHYSALIS-SHAPED BRONZE CENSER

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Description: 19th century. Height 17 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A BIRD-SHAPED GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE VESSEL

Lot 17: A BIRD-SHAPED GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE VESSEL

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Description: Dated 1921. Height 9 cm. Inscription: "Jingsui tielu tongche jinian minguo shinian qiyue yiri". PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A FINE PAIR OF LARGE FAMILLE ROSE ENAMEL CHARGERS

Lot 18: A FINE PAIR OF LARGE FAMILLE ROSE ENAMEL CHARGERS

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Description: Canton, 18th century. Diameter 37 cm. Painted with two phoenixes on rockwork with roses and lilies. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PAIR OF MINIATURE CLOISONNÉ, GLASS AND AGATE JARDINIERES

Lot 19: A PAIR OF MINIATURE CLOISONNÉ, GLASS AND AGATE JARDINIERES

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Description: Early 20th century. Height 12 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A CARVED CORAL FIGURE OF HE WITH A FLOWER BASKET

Lot 20: A CARVED CORAL FIGURE OF HE WITH A FLOWER BASKET

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Description: Early 20th century. Height 11.5 cm. Wooden base. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A CARVED CORAL FIGURE OF HE

Lot 21: A CARVED CORAL FIGURE OF HE

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Description: Early 20th century. Height 10 cm. Carved wooden base. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A FINE MOTHER OF PEARL CARVING

Lot 22: A FINE MOTHER OF PEARL CARVING

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Description: Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 20 cm, with stand 35 cm. Carved mahogany stand. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A SEATED LUOHAN

Lot 23: A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A SEATED LUOHAN

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Description: 18th century. Height 15.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A CINNABAR LACQUER SQUARE TRAY

Lot 24: A CINNABAR LACQUER SQUARE TRAY

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Description: Qianlong mark. 32.5 x 32.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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*A JADE-MOUNTED SILVER HAND MIRROR

Lot 25: *A JADE-MOUNTED SILVER HAND MIRROR

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Description: Ming dynasty jades in Qing dynasty mounting. Length 26 cm. The handle is a celadon jade garment hook carved and undercut on top with a chilong crawling towards the dragon-head hook, and is attached to a silver mount on the underside. The back of the mirror is mounted with a large white jade oval plaque, carved in relief with a scholar with attendants underneath a pine tree. PREMIUM LOT - NO ARTFACT BIDS ACCEPTED. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING BY TELEPHONE OR ABSENTEE BID.

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A WHITISH JADE RECTANGULAR OPENWORK PHOENIX PLAQUE

Lot 26: A WHITISH JADE RECTANGULAR OPENWORK PHOENIX PLAQUE

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Description: Ming dynasty. Height 6 cm, with stand 10.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A YELLOWISH-CELADON JADE  PENDANT

Lot 27: A YELLOWISH-CELADON JADE PENDANT

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Description: Qing dynasty. Length 7 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A WHITE JADE OVAL PENDANT

Lot 28: A WHITE JADE OVAL PENDANT

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Description: Qing dynasty, c. 1900. Length 5.8 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PALE JADE FIGURE OF A WILD GOOSE

Lot 29: A PALE JADE FIGURE OF A WILD GOOSE

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Description: 20th century. Width 7.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PALE JADE DRAGON BELT HOOK

Lot 30: A PALE JADE DRAGON BELT HOOK

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Description: Ming dynasty. Length 9 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A CLOISONNE ENAMEL BOX WITH PALE CELADON JADE-INSET COVER

Lot 31: A CLOISONNE ENAMEL BOX WITH PALE CELADON JADE-INSET COVER

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Description: Qing dynasty. Width 13.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PALE JADE DRAGON BELT HOOK

Lot 32: A PALE JADE DRAGON BELT HOOK

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Description: Qing dynasty. Length 8.2 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PALE JADE AND CORAL HAIRPIN

Lot 33: A PALE JADE AND CORAL HAIRPIN

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Description: Qing dynasty. Length 14.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PALE JADE AND CORAL HAIRPIN

Lot 34: A PALE JADE AND CORAL HAIRPIN

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Description: Qing dynasty. Length 14.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PALE JADE HAIRPIN

Lot 35: A PALE JADE HAIRPIN

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Description: Qing dynasty. Length 16 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A JADEITE HAIRPIN

Lot 36: A JADEITE HAIRPIN

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Description: Qing dynasty. Length 11 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A WHITE JADE BANGLE

Lot 37: A WHITE JADE BANGLE

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Description: Qing dynasty, c. 1900. Diameter 9 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A MOTTLED GREEN AND BROWN JADE BANGLE

Lot 38: A MOTTLED GREEN AND BROWN JADE BANGLE

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Description: Qing dynasty, c. 1900. Diameter 9 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PALE JADE BANGLE

Lot 39: A PALE JADE BANGLE

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Description: Qing dynasty. Diameter 8.7 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A PALE JADE ARCHER'S RING

Lot 40: A PALE JADE ARCHER'S RING

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Description: 20th century. Diameter 4 cm. With carved calligraphic text. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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THE FAMILY PAPERMAKING WORKSHOP

Lot 41: THE FAMILY PAPERMAKING WORKSHOP

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Description: Northern China, second half of the 19th century. 12.5 x 16.5 cm. Painting on ivory. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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AN IVORY OPIUM PIPE

Lot 42: AN IVORY OPIUM PIPE

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Description: Turn of the 19th century. Length 40.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A POLYCHROMED IVORY BOK CHOY AND CRICKET GROUP

Lot 43: A POLYCHROMED IVORY BOK CHOY AND CRICKET GROUP

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Description: 19th/20th century. Length 21.5 cm. A finely carved ivory model of a large green cricket climbing on a cabbage.

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A FINE POLYCHROMED IVORY BOK CHOY AND CRICKET GROUP

Lot 44: A FINE POLYCHROMED IVORY BOK CHOY AND CRICKET GROUP

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Description: Canton, c. 1910. Length 10 cm. A charming small and particularly well carved ivory model of a large green cricket, climbing on a bok choy. Original brocade stand. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A POLYCHROMED IVORY FIGURE OF A BEAUTY WITH FLOWERS

Lot 45: A POLYCHROMED IVORY FIGURE OF A BEAUTY WITH FLOWERS

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Description: 18th/19th century. Height 47 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A FINELY CARVED IVORY BRUSHPOT

Lot 46: A FINELY CARVED IVORY BRUSHPOT

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Description: 19th century. Height 14.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A CARVED IVORY BRUSHPOT

Lot 47: A CARVED IVORY BRUSHPOT

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Description: Turn of the 20th century. Height 10.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A CARVED BAMBOO BRUSHPOT

Lot 48: A CARVED BAMBOO BRUSHPOT

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Description: Turn of the 20th century. Height 20 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A CARVED HARDWOOD TRAY

Lot 49: A CARVED HARDWOOD TRAY

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Description: 19th century. Length 46.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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A WELL CARVED BOXWOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN

Lot 50: A WELL CARVED BOXWOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN

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Description: Turn of the 19th century. Height 31.5 cm. PLEASE READ AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - DEPOSIT REQUIRED BEFORE BIDDING.

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