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294 lots with images

February 2, 2013

Live Auction

123 S. Mission Dr.

# A, C, F

San Gabriel, CA, 91776 USA

Phone: 888-977-9588

Email: info@californiaasianartauction.com

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A CHINESE BRONZE

Lot 1: A CHINESE BRONZE "ANIMALS" HAND WARMER

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Description: The bronze hand warmer is beautifully made with distinctive decorations all around. A forest scene is carved on the lid that depicts deer and birds. On the sides are different forest scenes. A Chinese marking can be found on the bottom. H: 4 1/8 in (10.5cm)

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A CHINESE BRONZE VASE

Lot 2: A CHINESE BRONZE VASE

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Description: This large sized bronze vase has Chinese characters around the body, which were done by different people. The vase itself is in the ancient style. H: 16 3/4 in ( 42 cm), D: 9 in ( 23 cm).

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A CHINESE BRONZE SHELL BELL

Lot 3: A CHINESE BRONZE SHELL BELL

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Description: The sturdy bronze shell bell has two columns of Chinese symbols on top and a seal on the bottom. H: 6 3/4 in ( 16 cm), D: 6 3/4 in ( 16 cm).

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A CHINESE BRONZE TWIN HANDLE CENSER

Lot 4: A CHINESE BRONZE TWIN HANDLE CENSER

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Description: This natural brown censer sits on three small legs with a firm, extruded body. Two handles are located parallel on each side. Mark of "XUANDE" on the bottom. H: 4 3/4 in ( 12 cm), D: 6 in ( 15 cm).

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A CHINESE BRONZE TWIN HANDLE CENSER

Lot 5: A CHINESE BRONZE TWIN HANDLE CENSER

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Description: The bronze censer has two parallel handles on the side. Mark of "XUANDE" on the bottom. H: 3 in ( 7.5 cm), W: 5 in ( 13 cm).

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A CHINESE LION HEAD BRONZE CENSER

Lot 6: A CHINESE LION HEAD BRONZE CENSER

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Description: This light brown censer has two small lion head carvings on the side and sits firmly on a stand. Mark of "XUANDE" on the bottom. H: 4 1/4 in ( 11 cm), W: 7 in ( 18 cm).

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A SET OF MINIATURE BRONZE WARES

Lot 7: A SET OF MINIATURE BRONZE WARES

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Description: This set includes two small bronze vases, one bronze cup, and one bronze pot. Chinese characters are engraved on the side of the vases and also on the bottom of the cup. H: 3 3/4 in ( 9 cm) D: 2 1/4 in ( 5.5 cm) H: 4 1/4 in ( 11 cm) D: 2 in ( 5 cm ) H: 1 3/4 in ( 4.5cm) D: 2 3/4 in ( 7 cm)

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A CHINESE ROUND BRONZE CENSER

Lot 8: A CHINESE ROUND BRONZE CENSER

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Description: This brown colored censer sits firmly on three legs with a wide body that quickly narrows to the top and extrudes outwards. The censer is perfectly round and has a four letter Chinese marking on the bottom. H: 2 1/4 in (5.5cm), D: 4 3/4in (11cm).

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A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE

Lot 9: A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE

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Description: This gilt-bronze Tibetan deity is seated on a raised lotus throne, with one foot stretching out slightly. He is dressed in colorful and ornate clothes, complete with decorated headdress, earrings, necklace, and arm bands. He holds a fruit in one hand, while holding a mouse with another hand. He has an aggressive look, with upwards eyebrows, wide open eyes, and slight smirk. H: 6 1/4 in (16 cm)

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A CHINESE BRONZE INK SQUARE BOX

Lot 10: A CHINESE BRONZE INK SQUARE BOX

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Description: This well-made box is rectangular in shape and has rounded edges. Several Chinese characters are engraved on the lid. H:2.5in (6cm), W: 2.5in (6cm).

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A CHINESE CARVED BRONZE FIGURE OF A MAN RIDING A DONKEY

Lot 11: A CHINESE CARVED BRONZE FIGURE OF A MAN RIDING A DONKEY

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Description: This well made bronze figure is of an official holding a fan and bird while riding his faithful donkey. The figure symbolizes fortune. The figure rests on top of a wooden stand. H: 10 in

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A CHINESE ANCIENT BRONZE LIDDED JAR

Lot 12: A CHINESE ANCIENT BRONZE LIDDED JAR

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Description: The lidded jar has two through ring handles, patterned markings on the body, and square shaped opening. The lid has four ornaments on top, one on each side. Age related damage, rust, and discoloration. H: 12 1/4 in ( 31.5 cm) bottom W: 3 3/4 in ( 9.5 cm)

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A CHINESE ANCIENT BRONZE LIDDED JAR

Lot 13: A CHINESE ANCIENT BRONZE LIDDED JAR

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Description: The lidded jar has mythical beast markings on the body, a teapot-like high arching handle, and a lid with rounded rectangular knob. Age related damage, rust, and discoloration. H: 8 1/4 in ( 21.5 cm) bottom W: 5 1/4 in ( 13.5 cm)

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF MAN RIDING DONKEY

Lot 14: A BRONZE FIGURE OF MAN RIDING DONKEY

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Description: This bronze figure is of an official riding on a donkey crossing a bridge. Another figure standing on top of a dragon is located below the bridge. W: 12 in (30cm), H: 17 in (43cm)

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A BRONZE DALAI LAMA STATUE

Lot 15: A BRONZE DALAI LAMA STATUE

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Description: The well casted Dalai Lama bronze figure is seated on a rectangular pad, with flowing robes, and traditional hat, in praying pose. H: 14 1/2 in

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYU

Lot 16: A BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYU

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Description: This well casted bronze sculpture depicts the Great Guan in Chinese legend. The Guan is holding his famous long beard with an angry face. He is the symbol of loyalty. H: 15 in ( 38 cm), W: 6 in ( 15 cm).

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AN AGED BRONZE VASE

Lot 17: AN AGED BRONZE VASE

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Description: The bronze vase is extremely old and rusted with decorative patterns around the body. H: 9 1/2 in ( 24 cm), D: 12 1/2 in ( 32 cm).

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A CHINESE PEKING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 18: A CHINESE PEKING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This Peking glass snuff bottle is completely green and smooth. It's round body narrows slowly into the neck and is capped off by a light pink colored stopper. H: 2 1/2 in (6.5 cm)

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A CHINESE GLAZED SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 19: A CHINESE GLAZED SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This green glazed snuff bottle depicts mythical creatures on both sides. The stopper is missing. H: 2 3/8 in (6 cm)

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A CHINESE ZISHA SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 20: A CHINESE ZISHA SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: The snuff bottle depicts a scene of village near rivers. Period of Qing Dynasty. Signs of repair, possibly during Republic period. Missing stopper. H: 1 3/4 in (4.5 cm)

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A THREE LEGGED PEKING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 21: A THREE LEGGED PEKING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This Peking glass snuff bottle stands on three small Taotie mask themed legs and has an image of a bat. Comes with a coral stopper. H:2 1/2 in (6.5 cm)

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A PEKING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 22: A PEKING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This white snuff bottle is decorated with a pair of ducks on one side and fishes on the other. An artist seal is present on the side of the ducks. Comes with coral stopper. Republic period. H:2.6 in ( 6.5 cm)

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A CHINESE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE WITH CARVINGS

Lot 23: A CHINESE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE WITH CARVINGS

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Description: This dark colored jade snuff bottle has carvings of mythical beasts in the front and back. Republic Period. H:2 1/2 in (6.5 cm)

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A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 24: A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This intricate cinnabar lacquer snuff bottle has extremely detailed carvings all around. Republic Period. H:3 in (7.5 cm)

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A CHINESE TORTOISE SHELL SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 25: A CHINESE TORTOISE SHELL SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This beautiful snuff bottle has golden Chinese characters written on the sides and is made from the tortoise shell. H:2 3/4 in (7 cm)

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AN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE OF A GOOSE

Lot 26: AN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE OF A GOOSE

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Description: This goose snuff bottle is made of agate and has the stopper located on the bottom rear. The goose has its head held up high and carries a fish on its back. L: 3 3/4 in (9.5 cm)

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A SET OF FIFTEEN CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES

Lot 27: A SET OF FIFTEEN CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES

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Description: This beautiful set of fifteen snuff bottles are made from various materials and has different decorations around them. Average H: 3 1/4 in (8 cm)

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A GROUP OF CHINESE CARVED SNUFF BOTTLES

Lot 28: A GROUP OF CHINESE CARVED SNUFF BOTTLES

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Description: This group of well-carved snuff bottles are made from various materials and have distinctive decorations all around. H: various, W: various

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PAIR (2) OF CHINESE 'DRAGON' JARS WITH COVER

Lot 29: PAIR (2) OF CHINESE 'DRAGON' JARS WITH COVER

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Description: This glazed jar depicts a dragon wrapped around the center with many figures circling around the dragon. The jar is topped off with a winged beast, gazing towards the horizon. H: 23 1/4 in ( 59 cm)

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A CHINESE GREEN GLAZED VASE

Lot 30: A CHINESE GREEN GLAZED VASE

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Description: This well-glazed flower vase is a tinted blue color with drawings in the front and Chinese characters in the back. H: 16 in ( 41 cm)

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A CHINESE BLUE GLAZED VASE

Lot 31: A CHINESE BLUE GLAZED VASE

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Description: The well glazed blue vase sits on a short base and leads up to a round body. The shoulder narrows into the neck and then widens out to form the mouth. Six Chinese characters are found on the bottom. H: 11 1/2 in (28.3cm)

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A CHINESE 'FLOWERS' FAMILLE ROSE LARGE CHARGER

Lot 32: A CHINESE 'FLOWERS' FAMILLE ROSE LARGE CHARGER

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Description: The large famille rose charger is painted with birds and full bloom flowers around the inside. A four character Chinese marking is found on the bottom. D: 18 1/2 in (47 cm)

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A BROWN GLAZED VASE

Lot 34: A BROWN GLAZED VASE

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Description: This brown glazed porcelain vase has paintings of chrysanthemum flowers on the body. H: 8 1/2 in (22 cm), D: 5 in (13 cm).

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A CHINESE GREEN DRAGON PORCELAIN BOWL

Lot 35: A CHINESE GREEN DRAGON PORCELAIN BOWL

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Description: The bowl depicts two dragons flying over the clouds on the exterior, and a single dragon in the center of the bowl. Mark of "WANLI" on the bottom. H: 3 1/2 in (8.5 cm), D: 6 3/4 in (7 cm).

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A CHINESE LIGHT BROWN PARTIALLY GLAZED VASE

Lot 36: A CHINESE LIGHT BROWN PARTIALLY GLAZED VASE

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Description: This ancient style vase is glazed brown on the shoulder and yellow on the body. H: 6 1/4 in (6 cm), D: 5 1/2 in (14 cm).

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A PAINTED

Lot 37: A PAINTED "PEOPLE" TEAPOT

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Description: This well painted teapot pictures two different group of people. The teapot is smaller than the normal tea pot. H: 5 in (13 cm), W: 5 in (13 cm).

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A CHINESE BROWN GLAZED VASE

Lot 38: A CHINESE BROWN GLAZED VASE

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Description: The vase is of brown glaze, with very wide opening, thin neck, and cylindrical body. H: 14 1/2 in (37 cm), D: 6 1/4 in ( 16 cm).

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A CHINESE BLUE GLAZED VASE

Lot 39: A CHINESE BLUE GLAZED VASE

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Description: This well glazed jar is covered all over in a mottled glaze of blue, yellow, and green tones, with a characteristic meiping shape and rounded shoulder tapering down the foot with a mark of "Ge Ming Xiang" on the bottom. H: 7 3/4 in ( 19 cm), D: 4 1/2 in ( 11 cm).

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A JAPANESE GLAZED VASE

Lot 40: A JAPANESE GLAZED VASE

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Description: This small sized vase is in a very unique Japanese style. It looks like oil is flowing down from the top. Signs of repair. H: 7 1/4 in ( 18 cm), D: 4 in ( 10 cm).

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A CHINESE BLACK GLAZED VASE

Lot 41: A CHINESE BLACK GLAZED VASE

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Description: The black glazed vase has a small opening for the mouth and snake-like figures on top. The bottom is unglazed. H: 6 in ( 15 cm), D: 4 1/2 in ( 11 cm).

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A PAIR OF SANCAI GLAZED PARROTS

Lot 42: A PAIR OF SANCAI GLAZED PARROTS

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Description: These pair of glazed parrots were standing on top of a rock, looking forward. H: 8 1/4 in ( 21 cm), W: 3 in ( 7.5 cm ).

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A SANCAI GLAZED BOY

Lot 43: A SANCAI GLAZED BOY

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Description: This Sancai glazed boy is holding a jar and grinning deviously. His clothing is decorated with flowers and patterns. H: 10 3/4 in ( 27 cm), W: 3 1/2 in ( 9 cm).

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A 'FAMILLE ROSE' DECORATED VASE WITH A FAIR LADY AND CHILD.

Lot 44: A 'FAMILLE ROSE' DECORATED VASE WITH A FAIR LADY AND CHILD.

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Description: This beautiful famille rose style vase depicts the theme of a lady keeping company with two children when they are studying. H: 8 3/4 in ( 22cm), W: 4 1/4 in ( 11cm).

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A FAMILLE-ROSE BUDDHIST STEM CUP

Lot 45: A FAMILLE-ROSE BUDDHIST STEM CUP

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Description: A famille-rose decorated Buddhist stem cup. The base has a Daoguang mark. H: 4 in ( 10 cm), D: 5 3/4 in ( 15 cm).

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A LARGE CHINESE JUN STYLE CHARGER

Lot 46: A LARGE CHINESE JUN STYLE CHARGER

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Description: This 19th century made large sized charger is glazed with Song Dynasty Jun ware style sky blue color. The inside is also carved with flower patterns. H: 2 1/4 in ( 6cm), W: 14 1/4in (36cm).

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A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASE

Lot 47: A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASE

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Description: This blue and white vase has paintings of bat and cloud of fortune. It has four character "KANGXINIANZHI" mark at the bottom. H: 16.5in ( 42cm), D: 9 in (23cm).

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A CHINESE FLAMBÉ GLAZED VASE

Lot 48: A CHINESE FLAMBÉ GLAZED VASE

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Description: The vase is of flambé glaze, and it features straight neck, ovoid shaped bottom, and non glazed opening. H: 15 3/4 in ( 40cm), D: 9 in ( 23cm).

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A PAIR OF CHINESE

Lot 49: A PAIR OF CHINESE "FLOWERS" PORCELAIN CUPS

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Description: The pair of cups depicts different colored lotus flowers on the outside, teal glaze and Chinese character "Shou" on the inside. Mark of "QIANLONG". One cup has signs of chip and hairline cracks on the outside. H: 2 1/4 in ( 5.5cm), D: 3.5in (9cm).

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A CHINESE OLIVE SHAPED VASE

Lot 50: A CHINESE OLIVE SHAPED VASE

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Description: This Chinese olive shaped vase has a painting with dragon and fish scene, with traditional Chinese calligraphy on the surface. Mark of "QIANLONG" at bottom. H: 8 in (20cm), D: 4.5in (11.5cm).

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A LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE STYLE VASE

Lot 51: A LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE STYLE VASE

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Description: This large vase has a painting of children playing with a dog under the watch of a woman at home. There is also flowers on the shoulder of the vase. H: 17 1/4in ( 44cm), D: 8in (20.5cm).

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