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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN & INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS AUCTION
Viewing Notes:
Early Chinese ceramics selected from the Collections of Arthur M. Sackler and Else Sackler; Collection of Chinese jades and various antiques from a Malibu Broad Beach Estate previously purchased from Sotheby's Chicago; Important group of gemstone carved animals including: ruby, aquamarine, etc. Chinese and Japanese antiques; together with antique and vintage jewelry from Boston and Laguna Niguel Estates; European and Japanese antiques including several fine paper screens; together with Continental paintings and Georg Jensen Silver from a Midwest Collection; Antique Chinese porcelains from Beverly Hills and St. Louis Collections; Finely carved ivories and Chinese furniture from an Arizona Collection; Important Chinese, Moghul and Indian art from the Hubert Eaton Collection; Numerous netsuke and snuff bottles from several American Collections
Sale Notes:
Preview: July 23 - 27, 11am - 5pm and July 28, 10am until auction start.

ASIAN & INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS AUCTION (533 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


533 lots with images

July 28, 2013

Live Auction

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Puppy & Ball

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Puppy & Ball 象牙根付 Antique and finely patinated, carved ivory netsuke; of a puppy leaning on a ball, with inlaid eyes, early 19th Century, unsigned

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Puppy

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Puppy 象牙根付 Extremely charming and very realistically detailed, large and antique carved ivory netsuke; of a seated puppy with bow tied around its neck, unsigned, late 19th Century

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Hound & Pups

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Hound & Pups 象牙根付 Antique carved ivory netsuke; of a recumbent mother hound with two pups nursing, finely patinated, Circa 1900, unsigned

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Shi-shi

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Shi-shi 象牙根付 Antique and finely detailed, carved ivory netsuke; of a Shi-shi perched atop a rockery base, showing fine patina, unsigned, late 18th Century

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Two Monkeys

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Two Monkeys 象牙根付 Finely detailed, antique carved ivory netsuke; of two monkeys, a parent and infant, with a branch of peaches, signed in reserve Masatsugu, inlaid eyes

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Two Rabbits

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Two Rabbits 象牙根付 Antique carved ivory netsuke; of two rabbits huddled together, each with red inlaid eyes, Circa 1900, unsigned

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Deity & Tiger

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Deity & Tiger 象牙根付 Antique and finely patinated, carved ivory netsuke; of Basho or Shoki standing beside a tiger, a sword strapped to his back; early 19th Century, unsigned

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TWO SMALL ANTIQUE CARVED IVORIES

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Description: TWO SMALL ANTIQUE CARVED IVORIES 象牙小物 兩件 Two antique carved ivories: very elaborate netsuke, of a miniature scene atop a dragon, with inlaid eye, late 19th Century; together with an okimono of a recumbent stag and bat, 18th Century L: 2" (okimono, approx.)

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ANTIQUE IVORY OKIMONO : Kannon

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY OKIMONO : Kannon 象牙雕仙人 Very elaborately openwork carved and finely detailed, antique carved ivory netsuke-sized okimono; of Kannon seated upon a dragon amid swirling clouds, signed in inlaid red lacquer seal; H: 3"

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CARVED IVORY OKIMONO: Karako

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Description: CARVED IVORY OKIMONO: Karako 象牙雕孩童 Brightly polished and with scrimmed detailing, carved ivory okimono; of a seated karako, with one hand raised, signed; H: 2 1/2"

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Boy in Hat

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Boy in Hat 象牙根付 Amusing and antique, carved and finely patinated ivory netsuke; of a boy wearing a hat, beside a large Daruma doll; 19th Century, unsigned

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LACQUERED IVORY NETSUKE: Boy & Lantern

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Description: LACQUERED IVORY NETSUKE: Boy & Lantern 象牙人物根付 Lacquered and carved ivory netsuke by Hodo Sekizawa; of a seated boy in green robes, holding a lantern in his lap; signed in gilt reserve; Provenance: The Estate of Michael Earlman

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LACQUERED IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Man

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Description: LACQUERED IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Man 象牙人物根付 Lacquered and carved ivory netsuke by Hodo Sekizawa; of a seated man in green lacquered robes, holding a massage stick over one shoulder, signed in square gilt reserve; Provenance: The Estate of Michael Earlman

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Celestial Deity

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Celestial Deity 象牙根付 Carved ivory figural netsuke by Ryosei; of a celestial deity in flight, holding a lotus blossom in each hand, with lacquered detailing to jewelry and robes, signed; Provenance: The Estate of Michael Earlman

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PAIR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Dancers

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Description: PAIR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Dancers 象牙根付 一對 Pair of elaborately carved and polychrome-lacquered ivory netsuke figures; of male and female dancers: each in large green robes and with fan, both signed

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Three Shells

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Three Shells 象牙根付 Antique and lightly patinated, carved ivory netsuke; of a group of three shells, one simulating being "broken" and housing a small minogame tucked within; early 19th Century, unsigned

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Crab & Abalone

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Crab & Abalone 木根付 Antique and finely carved wood netsuke; of a crab clutching a shell, atop a large abalone, signed in rectangular reserve, late 19th Century

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Recumbent Buffalo

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Recumbent Buffalo 木根付 Charming antique carved wood netsuke; of a recumbent buffalo, with double inlaid eyes, signed in oval reserve, 19th Century

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Monkey

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Monkey 木根付 Amusing and antique, carved wood netsuke; of a seated monkey holding his ears in "Hear no Evil" position, with inlaid eyes, late 19th Century, unsigned

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CARVED IVORY & WOOD NETSUKE

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Description: CARVED IVORY & WOOD NETSUKE 象牙木根付 Elaborate ivory, wood, mother-of-pearl and coral netsuke; depicting a shamisen wrapped in a cloth with a cherry blossom on top, and a gourd flask off to the side, signed Hideyuki in gold reserve; wood box; Provenance: The Estate of Michael Earlman

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ANTIQUE KAGAMIBUTA MANJU NETSUKE

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Description: ANTIQUE KAGAMIBUTA MANJU NETSUKE 饅頭根付 Antique mixed-metal and wood, kagamibuta manju netsuke; the plaque finely detailed scene of an oni blowing in the winds, set itno a polished wood bowl, 19th Century, unsigned

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SILVER & PARCEL-GILT NETSUKE: Sparrow

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Description: SILVER & PARCEL-GILT NETSUKE: Sparrow 銀根付 Extremely heavy, silver and parcel gilt netsuke; in the from of a stylized sparrow, with a figure riding atop, clinging tightly to its neck, signed

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ENAMELED SILVER DOUBLE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: ENAMELED SILVER DOUBLE SNUFF BOTTLE 銀雕福祿雙全鼻煙壺 Unusual enameled silver double snuff bottle; of double-gourd forms, with design of gourds, vines and foliage; with matching stoppers; early 20th Century; H: 2 1/2"

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IMPORTANT SOLID GOLD SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: IMPORTANT SOLID GOLD SNUFF BOTTLE 金雕人物紋鼻煙壺 Important, high carat (22K +) solid gold snuff bottle: of wide spade form, cast in the style of a "carved" lacquer design, with continuous landscape of pavilions beneath pine branches, with matching threaded stopper; weighing over 100 grams; H: 2 1/8"

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FINE TOURMALINE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: FINE TOURMALINE SNUFF BOTTLE 碧璽雕福壽紋鼻煙壺 Rare and finely hollowed, antique and nearly transparent deep red/purple tourmaline snuff bottle; of flattened form: the front with cameo carved design of a sage with censer and bat in relief, green glass stopper, Circa 1900; H: 2 1/4"; later carved ivory stand

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CARVED OPAL SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CARVED OPAL SNUFF BOTTLE 蛋白石雕花卉紋鼻煙壺 Carved opal snuff bottle; of diminutive size: with beauty in relief to the front, a flowering branch to the verso; the stone displaying brilliant fire to the relief sections, matching stopper; H: 1 3/4"

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CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE 翡翠雕河蟹紋鼻煙壺 Well hollowed, lavender and green jadeite snuff bottle; of slim tapered crab basket form, of mostly translucent lavender body, with the crab picked out of the bright apple green suffusions; with pink tourmaline stopper; H: 2 1/2"

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CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE 翡翠雕欢天喜地纹鼻煙壺 Charming carved jadeite snuff bottle; of flattened ovoid form: the front with design of a magpie perched above a badger, the branches and bamboo extending to the verso; in pale green with medium and bright translucent apple green suffusions, matching stopper; H: 2 1/4"

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CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE 翡翠雕花卉纹鼻煙壺 Finely hollowed, jadeite snuff bottle; of flattened rounded form, carved with lotus blossoms in different variations to the front and verso; the stone of translucent medium apple green coloration with some light mottling, with fine coral stopper; H: 2 3/8"

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ANTIQUE JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: ANTIQUE JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE 翡翠雕鱼纹鼻煙壺 Antique carved jadeite snuff bottle; of spade form, with design of carp in light relief; the white to light green stone with translucent apple green spotting, coral-glass stopper; H: 2 1/4", openwork wood stand

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FINE WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: FINE WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 白玉雕素鼻煙壺 Finely hollowed, white jade snuff bottle; of somewhat circular, flattened form; the stone of fine even coloration; with green glass stopper; H: 2 3/8"

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CARVED WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CARVED WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 白玉雕麒麟纹鼻煙壺 Finely hollowed, carved white jade snuff bottle; of ovoid form, with design of a running qilin to both sides; H: 2" (approx.)

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LARGE CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: LARGE CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 青玉雕牧牛纹鼻煙壺 Large and finely hollowed, whitish-celadon jade snuff bottle: of rectangular form, with design of boy on buffalo to the front and figure on horse to verso; mottled green hardstone stopper; H: 3 1/4"

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CARVED CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CARVED CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 青玉雕素鼻煙壺 Finely hollowed, celadon jade snuff bottle; of simple, flattened rectangulal form, of very even coloration throughout, with rose quartz stopper; H: 3"

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BLACK & GRAY JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: BLACK & GRAY JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 灰黑玉雕人物纹鼻煙壺 Very finely hollowed, black and gray jade snuff bottle; of rounded form: the front with scene of a sage riding on a donkey with an attendant and beneath pine, the verso with similar scene of a sage brandishing a scepter; metal mounted green hardstone stopper; H: 2 1/2"

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BLACK & WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: BLACK & WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 灰黑玉雕人物纹鼻煙壺 Large Suzhou-style, black and white jade snuff bottle: the front carved with scene of a sage and an attendant beneath pine tree; verso with similar scene of a sage with two goats; with Tibetan-style coral and silver stopper; H: 3 1/2"

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LARGE CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: LARGE CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 皮影瑪瑙雕人物紋鼻煙壺 Finely hollowed, large cameo carved agate snuff bottle; of rounded form: the front with figural scene picked out of the darker suffusions, of two sages having an exchange over a bridge, beneathe pine trees; the verso with a landscape scene; H: 2 5/8"

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CAMEO AGATE DOUBLE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CAMEO AGATE DOUBLE SNUFF BOTTLE 瑪瑙雕人物紋鼻雙聯煙壺 Finely hollowed, cameo carved carnelian agate double snuff bottle; with design of the He-he twins picked out from the opaque tan layer: one standing on clouds, the other upon branching ruyi fungus; with matching stoppers; H: 2 1/4" (approx.)

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CAMEO CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CAMEO CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 瑪瑙雕騎牛童子鼻煙壺 Very finely hollowed, cameo carved agate snuff bottle; the robust body with well detailed design of a boy riding on a buffalo, picked out of the reddish-tan banded suffusions; H: 2 3/8"

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CAMEO CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CAMEO CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 瑪瑙雕戲猴紋鼻煙壺 Very finely hollowed, translucent gray cameo carved agate snuff bottle; of flattened form, the front with scene of a boy and monkey under pine tree, picked out of the black suffusions; with fine coral mounted metal stopper; H: 3 1/2"

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CAMEO CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CAMEO CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 瑪瑙雕麒麟紋鼻煙壺 Finely hollowed, cameo carved agate snuff bottle; of bulbous form: the front with design of striding qilin and a fruit on branch picked out of the black suffusions in relief; carnelian stopper; H: 2 3/8"

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TWO SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES

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Description: TWO SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES 瑪瑙雕鼻煙壺 兩件 Two very finely hollowed, shadow-type agate snuff bottles: one of ovoid form with rose quartz stopper, the other of squared form with sloped shoulders, and glass stopper; both showing unusual bandings and markings within the translucent gray grounds; H: 3" (taller)

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INSIDE PAINTED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: INSIDE PAINTED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 瑪瑙內畫鼻煙壺 Finely hollowed, inside-painted agate snuff bottle; of rounded form: each side with an atmospheric landscape scene of trees, one side with a lone figure; showing through the dark amber color stone; matching metal mounted agate stopper; Circa 1900; H: 2 3/4"

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ENAMELED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: ENAMELED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 玻璃畫琺瑯人物紋鼻煙壺 Unusual Qianlong-style enameled glass snuff bottle; of ovoid form: with a continuous figural scene of five boys playing in a garden, with inscription and seal mark; with metal mounted carnelian glass stopper; H: 2 1/4"

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ENAMELED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: ENAMELED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 玻璃畫琺瑯風景紋鼻煙壺 Enameled "milk" glass snuff bottle; of flattened form with long neck: depicting a continuous traditional landscape design of sages crossing a bridge, looking over a waterfall set into rockery and trees, four-character mark, turquoise blue glass stopper; H: 2 5/8"

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ANTIQUE OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: ANTIQUE OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 寶石紅套玻璃動物紋鼻煙壺 Antique carved red overlay on snowflake glass snuff bottle; of sloped form, with design of a dog to the front and a hawk with snake to verso; later red glass stopper; H: 2 3/8"; wood stand

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MULTICOLOR GLASS OVERLAY SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: MULTICOLOR GLASS OVERLAY SNUFF BOTTLE 多色玻璃人物風景紋鼻煙壺 Unusual, multicolor overlay glass seal-type snuff bottle; of spade form with design of figures in boats with pine trees: all on turquoise ground, the various colors imitating ivory, jade and coral; with matching glass or composition stopper; H: 2 7/8"

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CARVED HORNBILL SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: CARVED HORNBILL SNUFF BOTTLE 犀鳥骨雕瓜果紋鼻煙壺 Finely carved hornbill snuff bottle; of flattened fruit form, with openwork vines and smaller fruit to the sides, showing some good use of the red sheath, with matching stopper; H: 2" (approx.)

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ANTIQUE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: ANTIQUE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE 瓷胎雕節慶人物紋鼻煙壺 Antique moulded porcelain snuff bottle; of bulbous spade form, with narrative figural scenes: one side with celestial warriors riding lions and tigers, the other side with a sage riding atop an elephant flanked by attendants and a flute player, seal mark; H: 2 7/8"

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ENAMEL ON COPPER SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: ENAMEL ON COPPER SNUFF BOTTLE 銅胎畫琺瑯西洋人物紋鼻煙壺 Qianlong-style enamel on copper snuff bottle; of elongated legume form: each side with figural panel of a European lady and child, flanked by scrolling lotus on a blue ground; with four-character mark; L: 2 1/8"

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