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Auction Description for Altair Auctions: Asian Fine Art and Antiques

Asian Fine Art and Antiques

by Altair Auctions


593 lots with images

October 9, 2013

Live Auction

151 Carnegie Row

Norwood, MA, 02062 USA

Phone: 781-349-8388

Fax: 781-349-8327

Email: info@altair-auctions.com

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Chinese Carved Fossil Snuff Bottle

Lot 1: Chinese Carved Fossil Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., snuff bottle, created in the form of a fossilized shell, with a rounded, green stopper. Height: 2 in.

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Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

Lot 2: Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved horn snuff bottle, flattened square form, rounded rim, recessed, ovoid base, gilt carving of calligraphy, rounded stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

Lot 3: Chinese Enameled Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., enameled snuff bottle, gold dome stopper, highly decorated bottle form, with gilt edging, patterned designs throughout in pale colors and two featured scenes of figures walking through a mountain landscape and a river landscape, Qianlong mark on base. Height: 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

Lot 4: Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Famille Rose snuff bottle, of a flattened pear shape, brightly painted with an animal and a flower, with stopper, Jiaqing mark on base. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 5: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., jade snuff bottle, compressed globular form with ribbing relief, has stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 6: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, flattened rectangular form tapering to the bottom, decorated with an array of colors and natural and bird motifs, has stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 7: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form, figure with broom and floral design in relief, has stopper . Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 8: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved Peking glass snuff bottle with figure of monkey on the side, has stopper. Height 2 7/8 in.

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Chinese Porcelain Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

Lot 9: Chinese Porcelain Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, porcelain Famille Rose snuff bottle, figural form decorated in green bamboo leaves, Guangxu mark. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Snuff Bottle

Lot 10: Chinese Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle of a rectangular form on base, missing stopper. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Eight Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot 11: Eight Chinese Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19/20th C., a group of eight snuff bottles, in varying forms, composed of Peking glass and porcelain, painted or overlayed with decorations, some with stoppers. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Five Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot 12: Five Chinese Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19/20th C., a group of five snuff bottles; composed of various shapes and figural forms, carved stone, one with a stand, three with stoppers. Height of largest, 3 1/4 in.

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Four Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Lot 13: Four Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, four porcelain snuff bottles; one crackle glazed of a cylindrical form; one crackle glazed meiping form; one blue and white cylindrical form with painted figures with stopper; and one blue and white cylindrical form with painted figures with stopper. . Height of the largest, 3 1/2 in.

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Four Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot 14: Four Chinese Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19th C., four snuff bottles, one agate, one jade, one porcelain, one amethyst, of varying forms including pear, flattened globular, and cylindrical. Height of largest 3 1/2 in.

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Four Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot 15: Four Chinese Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 20th C., four snuff bottles; one of flattened ovoid form and turquoise in color with a carved scene of a monkey, with stopper; one of flattened ovoid form in Peking glass with red overlay, with stopper, one of flattened rectangular form in carved stone, with stopper, and one of a flattened vase form in a speckled finish. Height of largest, 2 1/2 in.

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Ten Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot 16: Ten Chinese Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19th C., a group of ten varied snuff bottles, in multiple forms, composed of stone, ivory, glass, and metal, some with stoppers. Height of largest, 3 in.

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Two Chinese Carved Jadeite Bracelets

Lot 17: Two Chinese Carved Jadeite Bracelets

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Description: China, 20th C., two smoothly carved jadeite bracelets, each with a natural mottled green and white coloration. Diameter 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Beaded Necklace

Lot 18: Chinese Agate Beaded Necklace

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Description: China, agate beaded necklace with pastel hues and gold hook fastening. Length 17 in.

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Chinese Amber Beaded Necklace, 108 Beads

Lot 19: Chinese Amber Beaded Necklace, 108 Beads

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Description: China, 19th C., amber beaded necklace, 108 translucent, beads strung together. Length 74 in.

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Chinese Amber Bracelet

Lot 20: Chinese Amber Bracelet

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Description: China, amber bracelet with thirteen smoothly carved round beads, accented by the natural striations in the amber. Each bead length 16.8 mm.

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Chinese Amber Bracelet

Lot 21: Chinese Amber Bracelet

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Description: China, amber bracelet composed of eight smoothly carved beads with a flattened ovoid shape, naturally adorned with red flecks in the beads. Diameter 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Antique Jade Pendant

Lot 22: Chinese Antique Jade Pendant

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Description: China, Early 20th C., decoratively carved jade pendant with two animals depicted at the top and longevity symbol in the center. Length 2 1/8 in.

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Chinese Beaded Coral Necklace

Lot 23: Chinese Beaded Coral Necklace

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Description: China, 19th C., beaded multi-strand coral necklace, inter spaced with black beads, and gathered to a point with a large silver ovoid bead inlaid with coral stones. Length 18 in.

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Chinese Beaded Coral Necklace

Lot 24: Chinese Beaded Coral Necklace

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Description: China, beaded multi-strand coral necklace, with smoothly carved cylindrical beads. Length 30 in.

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Chinese Black Jade Cow

Lot 25: Chinese Black Jade Cow

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Description: China, black jade carved into the shape of a horned cow in a resting position, placed on a two tiered base with feet. Length 6 in.

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Chinese Carved Agate Bowl

Lot 26: Chinese Carved Agate Bowl

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Description: China, 19th C., carved agate bowl in an irregular form, on a wooden base decorated with gilt symbols around the edges. Height 2 in., Width 4 in.

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Chinese Carved Agate Bowl

Lot 27: Chinese Carved Agate Bowl

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Description: China, 19th C., carved agate bowl, in a footed ovoid form, with naturally occurring colorful swirling elements. Height: 2 1/2 in., Width: 4 1/4 in.Provenance: From the private collection of Mrs. Pearl K. Jennison, of New London, New Hampshire.

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Chinese Carved Agate Brush Washer

Lot 28: Chinese Carved Agate Brush Washer

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Description: China, 19th C., carved agate brush washer, translucent in color, and in a naturalistic form with carved organic elements. Height: 3 1/2 in., Width: 3 3/4 in.Provenance: From the private collection of Mrs. Pearl K. Jennison, of New London, New Hampshire.

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Chinese Carved Agate Brush Washer

Lot 29: Chinese Carved Agate Brush Washer

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Description: China, 19th C., carved agate brush washer, in organic form, with naturally occurring colorful patterns. Height: 2 1/2 in., Width: 3 3/4 in.Provenance: From the private collection of Mrs. Pearl K. Jennison, of New London, New Hampshire.

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Chinese Carved Agate Foo Lion

Lot 30: Chinese Carved Agate Foo Lion

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Description: China, 19th C., carved agate foo lion figure, in a bright orange color, with a detailed face and fur. Height 3 in. Provenance: From the private collection of Mrs. Pearl K. Jennison, of New London, New Hampshire.

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Chinese Carved Cat

Lot 31: Chinese Carved Cat

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Description: China, carved cat, rich yellow and orange coloring, attached to black cord with bead. Length: 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Boodle

Lot 32: Chinese Carved Jade Boodle

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Description: China, carved jade boodle, organic shape with intricate three dimensional carving of two robed figures meeting underneath a wide spreading lotus tree. Height 8 in. Width 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Book

Lot 33: Chinese Carved Jade Book

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Description: China, jade book, front cover features a carved dragon, jade pages exhibit gilded calligraphy, back cover decorated with a dragon and calligraphy motif. Height 9 in. Width 5 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Boulder

Lot 34: Chinese Carved Jade Boulder

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Description: China, 19th C., carved Hehe Er Xian jade boulder, with two intricately carved seated Hehe deities, with carved wooden base. Height 3 1/8 in., Width 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Box

Lot 35: Chinese Carved Jade Box

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Description: China, carved jade box, oblong shape, carved edging and decorated cover in a floral design with square cut corners. Length 5 in., Width 3 1/2 in., Depth 1 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Box

Lot 36: Chinese Carved Jade Box

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Description: China, jade box with cover, delicately carved showing two birds sitting within floral branches, with patterned design on all sides. Length 6 1/4 in., Width 4 in., Depth 2 1/4 in. Provenance: From the private collection of Mrs. Pearl K. Jennison, of New London, New Hampshire.

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Chinese Carved Jade Boy

Lot 37: Chinese Carved Jade Boy

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Description: China, carved jade figure, creamy white coloring, a young boy in traditional dress, three pierced holes. Height: 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Antique Ru Ware Tripod Bowl

Lot 38: Chinese Antique Ru Ware Tripod Bowl

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Description: China, Antique Ru ware tripod bowl, in an irregular form, with a pale green and slightly crackled glaze. Width 4 1/2 in. Height 2 7/8 in.

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Chinese Black Glazed Jar

Lot 39: Chinese Black Glazed Jar

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Description: China, glazed jar, short neck with everted rim, two ears, bulbous body on footed base, painted in black with thin stripes of yellow at equal divisions, smooth finish and interior. Height 4 1/4 in., Width 5 in.

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Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin

Lot 40: Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin

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Description: China, Blanc de Chine figure of Guanyin, standing atop a lotus blossom. Height 22 in.

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Chinese Blanc de Chine Vase

Lot 41: Chinese Blanc de Chine Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., white vase with carved center depicting a floral scene, carved ears in the form of dragons. Height 10 1/2 in., Width 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Blue and Red Vase

Lot 42: Chinese Blue and Red Vase

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Description: China, blue and red vase, in an upright form with an undulating surface, decorated with a serpentine dragon in red, Qianlong mark. Height 7 in., Width 3 3/4 in. Provenance: From the private collection of Mrs. Pearl K. Jennison, of New London, New Hampshire.

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Chinese Blue and White Bowl

Lot 43: Chinese Blue and White Bowl

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Description: China, 18th C., blue and white bowl, painted with delicate scrolling lotus flowers and a band of petal lappets at the base, Qianlong mark. Width 5 in. Height 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Bowl

Lot 44: Chinese Blue and White Bowl

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Description: China, blue and white bowl, decorated with scrolling lotus flowers on the exterior, and a stylized cloud formation on the interior, Chenghua mark. Height 1 3/4 in., Diameter 4 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Bowl

Lot 45: Chinese Blue and White Bowl

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Description: Chinese, Kangxi Period, blue and white bowl, featuring scenes around the outside and floral motifs inside, against a scalloped pattern, Wanli mark on the base within a double circle. Height 5 7/8 in. Width 13 /4 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Bowl

Lot 46: Chinese Blue and White Bowl

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Description: China, 18th/19th C., blue and white bowl embellished with cranes in a landscape scene, turquoise interior, Qianlong mark on base. Height 4 1/2 in., Width 8 3/4 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot

Lot 47: Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot

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Description: China, blue and white brush pot in an offset square shape, with pierced designs. Height 6 1/8 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot

Lot 48: Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot

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Description: China, 18th C., blue and white brush pot, painted in loose brush strokes, with birds standing on sculptural roots, double ring mark on base. Height 7 1/2 in., Width 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot

Lot 49: Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot

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Description: China, Kangxi Period, blue and white brush pot, painted with scholar figures, in a loosely rendered landscape. Height 6 1/8 in. Width 7 3/4 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot

Lot 50: Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot

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Description: China, Ming Period, brush pot, blue painted decoration on the exterior of a dragon chasing the pearl through the clouds, with design pattern at the rim and base, plain interior. Height 8 3/8 in.; Width 9 3/4 in.

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