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Winter Fine Art & Antiques Auction

by Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals


757 lots | 747 with images

January 26, 2013

2240 Sutherland Avenue (Historic Cherokee Mills building)

Knoxville , TN, 37919 USA

Phone: 865-558-3033 (Knoxville), 615-812-6096 (Nashville)

Fax: 865-558-3032

Email: jdcase@caseantiques.com

Chinese Porcelain Ginger Jar

Lot 1: Chinese Porcelain Ginger Jar

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Description: A large Chinese porcelain Famille Rose ginger jar, blue ground with vignette decoration of scholar's objects and floral and insect vignette decoration. Base marked with two blue concentric circles. 11 1/4" H. Late 19th century. Provenance: A Mississippi estate.

Condition Report: Overall very good condition with slight wear. Firing flaw inside of jar, does not extend on outside.

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Large Carved Asian Ivory Puzzle Ball on Stand

Lot 2: Large Carved Asian Ivory Puzzle Ball on Stand

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Description: Large carved Asian ivory puzzle ball. Intricately carved dragon design on the outer ball with nine other carved balls visible inside. Figural stand also has a puzzle ball carved into the shaft. Stamped on the base "Made in Hong Kong". 15 1/2" total height. Stand measures 12" H. 20th century. Note: consignor purchased this item prior to 1967. This item contains a substance which is protected and restricted in the United States and by international convention and can only be shipped within the United States. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions, clause 10.

Condition Report: Overall very good condition with some age cracks. Base slightly warped so that ball does not rest properly on the top.

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Antique Elephant Ivory Tusk

Lot 3: Antique Elephant Ivory Tusk

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Description: An unworked elephant ivory tusk. 18 3/8" L. Late 19th/ Early 20th century. Provenance: Consignor's ancestor purchased tusk on a trip to Asia in the early 20th century. Note: This item contains a substance which is protected and restricted in the United States and by international convention and can only be shipped within the United States. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions, clause 10.

Condition Report: Old patina, with some age cracks and surface scratches. Wear to tip.

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3 Chinese Celadon Jade Carvings

Lot 4: 3 Chinese Celadon Jade Carvings

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Description: 3 Chinese celadon jade carvings. 1st item - Carved celadon jade ryui scepter with incised shou decoration to the head. 6 3/8" L. 2nd item - Carved standing figure with happy expression. 2" H. 3rd item - Carved plaque with incised decoration depicting a figure atop a fish. 2 1/2" H x 4 1/8" W. All items late 19th/early 20th century.

Condition Report: 1st & 2nd items excellent condition. 3rd item - Slight damage to left edge.

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3 Chinese Snuff Bottles, Jade & Agate

Lot 5: 3 Chinese Snuff Bottles, Jade & Agate

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Description: 3 Chinese Snuff Bottles, Jade & Agate. 1st item - Chinese shadow agate snuff bottle with relief carving of seated scholar and bat. 2 1/4" H. 2nd item - Chinese carved agate snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form with natural swirled patterns. 2 1/8" H. 3rd item - Chinese carved jade snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form with incised figure decoration and natural russet colors. 2" H. All items late 19th/early 20th century.

Condition Report: 1st item - Slight chip to inner rim. Missing stopper. 2nd item - Excellent condition. Missing stopper.

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