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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
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Chinese antique porcelains; together with Chinese and Japanese ivories collected in the 1960s and 1970s, many purchased from the Chait Gallery; Chinese and Japanese antiques; together with Southeast Asian Buddhist sculptures from a large Midwest Collection; Antique Chinese snuff bottles and antique netsuke from an Orange County Family Trust; American and Continental paintings; together with American and Continental antiques from a Palm Springs Estate; Fine Jewelry including: gold, diamonds, tanzanite, emerald, pearls, etc. from a manufacturer close out; together with Estate jewelry collected in Chicago; Numerous Chinese scrolls and woodblock prints from various collections
Sale Notes:
Preview: June 11 - 15, 11am - 5pm.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION

by I.M. Chait


576 lots with images

June 16, 2013

Live Auction

9330 Civic Center Drive

Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 USA

Phone: +1 (310) 285 0182

Fax: +1 (310) 285 9740

Email: chait@chait.com

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Group Indonesian/Southeast Asian Bronzes

Lot 1: Group Indonesian/Southeast Asian Bronzes

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Description: Group Indonesian/Southeast Asian Bronzes Group of 3 Indonesian or Southeast Asian bronzes; each depicting a group of stylized figures: in a boat; gathered around a bowl; and playing instruments(?); L: 6 1/2" (largest), some wood stands

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Antique Japanese Pottery Figural Group

Lot 2: Antique Japanese Pottery Figural Group

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Description: Antique Japanese Pottery Figural Group Antique Japanese pottery group; depicting 2 of the 7 Gods of Good Fortune, Daikoku seated on 3 bales and Ebisu seated with a large fish, both on a boat, probably Bizen ware, (chips and losses), Circa 1900; L: 12 1/2"

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Two Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Jars

Lot 3: Two Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Jars

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Description: Two Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Jars Two Chinese cloisonné enamel jars: one with all over precious vessels and Buddhist objects; the other with panels of precious vessels on white patterned ground, cloisonné seal marks to each (minor flaws); H: 7 3/4" (each)

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Antique Tibetan Repoussé Traveling Shrine

Lot 4: Antique Tibetan Repoussé Traveling Shrine

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Description: Antique Tibetan Repoussé Traveling Shrine Antique Tibetan repoussé copper traveling shrine; the front with Buddhist emblems among foliage, loop handles to each side; L: 4 1/4"

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Korean Blue & White Porcelain Vase

Lot 5: Korean Blue & White Porcelain Vase

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Description: Korean Blue & White Porcelain Vase Charming, small Korean Choson-style blue and white soft-paste porcelain vase; of bottle form with hexagonal globular body and flowering plant designs on three sides; H: 4 1/2"

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Large California Glazed Art Pottery Dish

Lot 6: Large California Glazed Art Pottery Dish

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Description: Large California Glazed Art Pottery Dish Large La Mirada California art pottery dish; of shallow circular form with transparent bright blue crackle glaze, signed and number 65; D: 15 1/2"

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Old Japanese Appliqué Folding Mirror

Lot 7: Old Japanese Appliqué Folding Mirror

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Description: Old Japanese Appliqué Folding Mirror Early 20th Century Japanese folding mirror: one side with carved and appliqué polychrome shell and bone scene of barn yard fowl among flowers, the other side with mirror (chips); L: 14 1/2"

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Antique Japanese Ivory Appliqué Wood Panel

Lot 9: Antique Japanese Ivory Appliqué Wood Panel

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Description: Antique Japanese Ivory Appliqué Wood Panel Antique Japanese ivory appliqué wood panel; of naturalistic form with carved bone and ivory scene of two houses in a landscape with the full moon above, signed on ivory plaque (old crack and with old repair); L: 28"

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Group of Various Asian Items & Snuffs

Lot 10: Group of Various Asian Items & Snuffs

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Description: Group of Various Asian Items & Snuffs Group of various items: miniature Japanese wood Okame mask, signed; carved hardstone snuff bottle with dragons front and back (no top); and 2 moulded porcelain, probably antique, Chinese snuff bottles, each with 18 Lohan; L: 4 1/4" (largest)

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Pair Antique Japanese Arita Porcelain Bowls

Lot 11: Pair Antique Japanese Arita Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Pair Antique Japanese Arita Porcelain Bowls Pair antique Japanese Arita blue and white porcelain bowls; each of foliate form with interior floral panels around a central crane in flight, late 19th Century; D: 6 1/2" (each)

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Chinese Ding-Type Glazed Ceramic Ewer

Lot 12: Chinese Ding-Type Glazed Ceramic Ewer

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Description: Chinese Ding-Type Glazed Ceramic Ewer Chinese ding-type Jin-style glazed ewer; the ovoid body with incised stylized floral motifs, tall, unusual flared rim; H: 10 3/4"

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Chinese Amber-Like Standing Buddha

Lot 13: Chinese Amber-Like Standing Buddha

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Description: Chinese Amber-Like Standing Buddha Chinese amber-like figure of Buddha; standing in long robes atop a lotus pedestal and holding a small wheel in one hand, his other hand in mudra; H: 7 1/4"

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Three Japanese Items: Netsuke & Vase

Lot 14: Three Japanese Items: Netsuke & Vase

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Description: Three Japanese Items: Netsuke & Vase Miniature Japanese cloisonné enamel foil ground "pigeon blood" cloisonné vase, signed; together with two early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke: each of a seated figure, one with a basket on his head (one hand gone); H: 2 1/2" (vase)

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Old Chinese Enameled Porcelain Shoulao

Lot 15: Old Chinese Enameled Porcelain Shoulao

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Description: Old Chinese Enameled Porcelain Shoulao Early 20th Century, Chinese enameled porcelain Shoulao; seated on an oval pedestal and holding a staff with peaches, a child seated on his knee; H: 7 1/2", wood stand

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Group of Three Various

Lot 16: Group of Three Various "Jade Trees"

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Description: Group of Three Various "Jade Trees" Group of 3 Chinese "jade trees": 2 in gilt bronze jardinières and with gilt bronze branches: smaller with carnelian agate and pearl blossoms; the other with blossoms of various hardstones (including agate, amethyst, turquoise, etc.); another in bowenite jardinière and with turqouise, quartz and carnelian agate blossoms; H: 9 1/4" (taller), wood stand

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Early 20th Century Japanese Satsuma Vase

Lot 17: Early 20th Century Japanese Satsuma Vase

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Description: Early 20th Century Japanese Satsuma Vase Early 20th Century Japanese Satsuma cabinet vase; of tapered ovoid form with continuous design of sages, attendants and Kannon standing in a bamboo grove; H: 5", seal mark

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Japanese Satsuma-Style Bowl with Wisteria

Lot 18: Japanese Satsuma-Style Bowl with Wisteria

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Description: Japanese Satsuma-Style Bowl with Wisteria Japanese Satsuma-style bowl; circular with foliate rim and with interior landscape scene with wisteria, the exterior with bamboo; D: 6"

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Antique Japanese Porcelain Dragon Dish

Lot 19: Antique Japanese Porcelain Dragon Dish

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Description: Antique Japanese Porcelain Dragon Dish Antique Japanese porcelain dish; circular with design of a writhing dragon and clouds in blue and white on red ground with blossoms, mark (rim chip); D: 9 3/4"

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Two Chinese Enameled Porcelain Plates

Lot 20: Two Chinese Enameled Porcelain Plates

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Description: Two Chinese Enameled Porcelain Plates Two Chinese enameled porcelain plates; each circular: one larger, and each with design of cabbage and butterflies around a central Shou medallion; D: 8 1/2" (larger)

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Antique Chinese Enameled Porcelain Jar

Lot 21: Antique Chinese Enameled Porcelain Jar

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Description: Antique Chinese Enameled Porcelain Jar Antique Chinese enameled porcelain jar with wood cover; the jar of globular form with allover cabbage design and with various insects including a large butterfly (some wear); H: 9 1/2"

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Antique Chinese Blue & White Jar

Lot 22: Antique Chinese Blue & White Jar

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Description: Antique Chinese Blue & White Jar Antique Chinese blue and white porcelain jar and cover; of globular form and with design of "double happiness" character among flowering foliage; H: 8 1/2"

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Group of Four Carved Soapstone Seals

Lot 23: Group of Four Carved Soapstone Seals

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Description: Group of Four Carved Soapstone Seals Group of 4 Chinese carved soapstone seals: one surmounted by an equestrian sage reading a scroll; the others each with lion and with incised inscriptions; H: 3 3/4" (tallest)

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Celadon Glazed Teapot & Enameled Jarlet

Lot 24: Celadon Glazed Teapot & Enameled Jarlet

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Description: Celadon Glazed Teapot & Enameled Jarlet Chinese celadon glazed teapot, of peach form with flared foot, 18th/19th Century; together with an enameled porcelain globular jarlet with cabbage design (no cover); H: 6" (taller)

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Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Plate

Lot 25: Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Plate

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Description: Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Plate Antique Japanese Imari porcelain plate; circular with foliate rim and with design of foliate medallions and bird panel around a central design of a double gourd and flowering plant; D: 11 3/4"

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Black Pottery Moon Flask & Glazed Teapot

Lot 26: Black Pottery Moon Flask & Glazed Teapot

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Description: Black Pottery Moon Flask & Glazed Teapot Large burnished black pottery vessel: moon flask-form with un-burnished decorations, probably Japanese, basketry stand; together with an old Japanese glazed pottery teapot, somewhat double gourd form (chipped and repaired spout); H: 10" (taller)

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Old Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase

Lot 27: Old Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase

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Description: Old Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase Unusual old Japanese, Studio Porcelain vase; with globular body and glazed small flared mouth (the mouth somewhat misfired); H: 9"

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Antique Chinese Bronze Vase (Gu)

Lot 28: Antique Chinese Bronze Vase (Gu)

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Description: Antique Chinese Bronze Vase (Gu) Antique Chinese bronze gu-form vase; of archaistic design and with scrolling animal and mask-like motifs (cleaned and with damage at one side); H: 12"

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Old Japanese Silver Cigarette Case

Lot 29: Old Japanese Silver Cigarette Case

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Description: Old Japanese Silver Cigarette Case Early 20th Century, Japanese silver cigarette case; with incised bamboo designs frot and back, push-button opening mechanism, original box, hallmarked 950 silver; L: 3"

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Old Indian Bronze Seated Ganesha

Lot 30: Old Indian Bronze Seated Ganesha

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Description: Old Indian Bronze Seated Ganesha Old Indian bronze multi-arm Ganesha; seated on a raised pedestal and holding many ritual objects, an attendant seated on his knee; H: 8"

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Chinese Appliqué Lacquer Panel: Emperor

Lot 31: Chinese Appliqué Lacquer Panel: Emperor

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Description: Chinese Appliqué Lacquer Panel: Emperor Chinese lacquer panel; with lacquered appliqué Emperor, wearing dragon robes and elaborate headdress, and seated on a throne (repairs and loss to throne arm); 23" x 16"

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Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Vase

Lot 32: Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Vase

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Description: Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Vase Antique Japanese cloisonné enamel vase; of elongated ovoid form with flared rim and with various flowering plants on blue ground (small repaired chip, some wear), Circa 1900; H: 9 3/4"

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Set of 4 Chinese Shell Appliqué Panels

Lot 33: Set of 4 Chinese Shell Appliqué Panels

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Description: Set of 4 Chinese Shell Appliqué Panels Set of 4 Chinese lacquered panels; each with carved and lacquered shell appliqué designs of precious vessels (minor flaws); L: 36" (each)

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Butterfly Dish

Lot 34: Antique Chinese Porcelain Butterfly Dish

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Description: Antique Chinese Porcelain Butterfly Dish Antique Chinese porcelain dish; oval with reticulated rim and with detailed butterfly and floral designs (wear and flaws), late 19th Century; D: 9 1/2", wood stand

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Antique Arita Porcelain Dish with Carp

Lot 35: Antique Arita Porcelain Dish with Carp

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Description: Antique Arita Porcelain Dish with Carp Antique Japanese Arita blue and white porcelain dish; square form with foliate rim and with design of two carp at the center bordered by Fuji designs, signed, 19th Century; L: 11 1/2"

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18th Century Export Porcelain Dish

Lot 36: 18th Century Export Porcelain Dish

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Description: 18th Century Export Porcelain Dish Antique Chinese, enameled porcelain Export dish; of circular form with floral motifs (chip to foot and repairs), 18th Century; D: 11"

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Old Cased Japanese Geisha Doll

Lot 37: Old Cased Japanese Geisha Doll

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Description: Old Cased Japanese Geisha Doll Japanese doll; of a geisha standing and wearing and very elaborate kimono, holding an umbrella; H: 13", lucite case

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Antique Chinese pottery tile with painted lacquer scene (wear)

Lot 38: Antique Chinese pottery tile with painted lacquer scene (wear)

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Description: Antique Chinese pottery tile with painted lacquer scene (wear) Antique Chinese lacquered pottery tile; square form with colorful painted scene of a beauty in repose with a child (wear); L: 10"

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Chinese Unmounted Buddhist Silk Painting

Lot 39: Chinese Unmounted Buddhist Silk Painting

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Description: Chinese Unmounted Buddhist Silk Painting Chinese unmounted Buddhist painting on silk; depicting a central standing goddess surrounded by flowers and celestial beauties, with figures and peacocks below, colorful and with much use of gold leaf (some flaws and toned); 25 1/2" x 17 1/2"

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Chinese Neolithic-Style Painted Pottery Jar

Lot 40: Chinese Neolithic-Style Painted Pottery Jar

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Description: Chinese Neolithic-Style Painted Pottery Jar Large Chinese Neolithic-style painted pottery jar; of tapered globular form with two loop handles and painted with linear and geometric motifs (wear, one handle missing and large chip); D: 16"

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Three Antique Japanese Paper Scrolls

Lot 41: Three Antique Japanese Paper Scrolls

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Description: Three Antique Japanese Paper Scrolls Three antique Japanese paper scrolls: calligraphy on paper with a lobster in ink and wash; calligraphy and star-like geometric (toned, some flaws); and ink and wash deity sitting among clouds (toned, flaws to mounts), bone scroll ends, signed Ryuho; 48" x 8" (largest)

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Antique Chinese Lacquered Wood Box

Lot 42: Antique Chinese Lacquered Wood Box

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Description: Antique Chinese Lacquered Wood Box Antique Chinese carved and lacquered wood box for a cigar holder; each side carved with a long-tailed bird: one in flight, the other perched on a blossoming branch, hinged and with metal mounts, satin lined (wear); L: 3 1/4"

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Carved Jadeite Pendant & Sealstone Carving

Lot 43: Carved Jadeite Pendant & Sealstone Carving

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Description: Carved Jadeite Pendant & Sealstone Carving Chinese carved, 3-section mottled green jadeite pendant: each section carved with a lion in relief, yellow metal mounts (the jade possibly color enhanced); together with a carved sealstone chestnut form weight, red and grey color; L: 4 1/2" (largest)

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Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Jar

Lot 44: Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Jar

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Description: Antique Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Jar Unusual Antique Japanese cloisonné enamel covered jar; globular form on raised tripod feet and with landscape and floral panels on butterfly ground, glass bead finial (minor wear), Circa 1900; H: 5 1/4"

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Antique Burmese Gilt Lacquer Figure

Lot 45: Antique Burmese Gilt Lacquer Figure

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Description: Antique Burmese Gilt Lacquer Figure Antique Burmese gilt lacquered figure; standing in long robes, atop a square plinth and with one hand flat as if in offering, the other as if holding a staff, possibly Christian influence (missing thumb, missing staff, wear); H: 14 1/2"

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Two Antique Japanese Satsuma Vases

Lot 46: Two Antique Japanese Satsuma Vases

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Description: Two Antique Japanese Satsuma Vases Two antique Japanese Satsuma vases: larger of hexagonal baluster form with 2 handles and with scenes of women and children on fan pattern ground (rim repair and wear), signed; the smaller double gourd form with various figural panels (rim chip and wear), Circa 1900; H: 6 1/2" (taller)

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Two Items: Bronze Vase & Wall Hanging

Lot 47: Two Items: Bronze Vase & Wall Hanging

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Description: Two Items: Bronze Vase & Wall Hanging Antique-style marble-like plaque (composition), depicting a Classical-style standing nude beauty, in frame; together with an antique Japanese bronze vase; cylindrical with continuous writhing dragon among clouds in relief; H: 29 1/4" (larger)

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Set of Antique Burmese Bronze Weights

Lot 48: Set of Antique Burmese Bronze Weights

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Description: Set of Antique Burmese Bronze Weights Set of antique Burmese bronze opium weights; each in the form of a qilin standing on a pedestal: 6 pieces in graduated sizes; H: 2 3/4" (tallest)

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Pair Very Heavy Old Bronze Plaques

Lot 49: Pair Very Heavy Old Bronze Plaques

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Description: Pair Very Heavy Old Bronze Plaques Pair extremely heavy, old bronze plaques (probably from a fireplace); each of tall rectangular form with relief design of flowering vine to each (minor patination); L: 24" (each)

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Pair Antique Thai Gold Lacquered Figures

Lot 50: Pair Antique Thai Gold Lacquered Figures

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Description: Pair Antique Thai Gold Lacquered Figures Pair antique Thai, carved and gold lacquered figures of kneeling acolytes; each on a rectangular pedestal and wearing robes with mirrored "jewels": one with hands resting on knees, the other with hands raised in prayer; H: 9 3/4" (each)

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Two Japanese Bronzes: Owl & Candle Holder

Lot 51: Two Japanese Bronzes: Owl & Candle Holder

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Description: Two Japanese Bronzes: Owl & Candle Holder Two Japanese bronzes: tall candle holder with openwork and archaistic animal and mask designs; together with two owls perched on a branch; H: 20 1/4" (taller)

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