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SESSION II: DECORATIVE & ASIAN ARTS CATALOGUE

by A. H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals


310 lots | 300 with images

May 16, 2013

Live Auction

299 Queen St. East

Toronto , ON, M5A 1S7 Canada

Phone: 416-360-7600

Fax: 416-360-8900

Email: info@ahwilkens.com

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FOOTED BOWL

Lot 2001: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FOOTED BOWL

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Description: Engraved with riverside scene of crane and pine tree, an eagle by waterfall, and birds with prunus blossoms. Hallmarked Wing On., late 19th century. On carved fitted wood stand. Dia. 19cm(7.5 in.), W. 394g.

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PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BUD VASES

Lot 2002: PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BUD VASES

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Description: Trumpet form with floral shape rim, decorated with flying dragons. 19th century. H. 19.3cm (7 5.8 in.), W. 297g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER KETTLE ON STAND

Lot 2003: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER KETTLE ON STAND

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Description: Embossed dragon to body, with bamboo form handle, spout and burner stand. Sing Fat, early 20th century. H. 34cm (13 3/8 in.); W 1230g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA & COFFEE SERVICE

Lot 2004: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA & COFFEE SERVICE

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Description: With stippled ground and bamboo finial and handles. Lainchang. early 20th century. W. 26cm (10 1/4 in.), W 1179g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER & IVORY TEA STRAINER

Lot 2005: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER & IVORY TEA STRAINER

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Description: Swing tea strainer and floral-decorated drip catcher with spout, with ivory handle. Hung Chong, late 19th century. L. 18.2cm (7 1/8 in.), W. 83g. DISCLAIMER: This item is restricted from exportout of the country due to protection under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). The export of CITES restricted item today is more difficult than ever, while we cannot guarantee successful export we do our best toprovide the buyer with appropriate paper work. We are pleased to apply for permit on your behalf at a cost of $30.00 CAN per permit. Please keep in mind that once the permit is submitted the wait time for approval could take up to 4 months.Theapplication process involves multiple levels of government which might add delays and costs incurred by the buyer. EXPORT IS AT THE BUYER'S RISK.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FOUR TRUMPET EPERGNE

Lot 2006: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FOUR TRUMPET EPERGNE

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Description: With one central trumpet attached to stand, surrounded by three smaller trumpets, all incised with prunus decorations under scallop band. 19th century. H. 26.7cm (10.5 in.), W. 322g.

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FOUR CHINESE EXPORT SILVER KNIFE RESTS

Lot 2007: FOUR CHINESE EXPORT SILVER KNIFE RESTS

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Description: Bamboo style knife rests, Hung Chong, late 19th century; L. 8.4cm (3 3/8 in.), W. 91g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER VANITY SET

Lot 2008: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER VANITY SET

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Description: A hair brush, two shoe horns and hooks, and a cloth brush, decorated with cherry blossoms. Lainchang, early 20th century. Largest 25cm (9 7/8 in.), W. 627g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER DRAGON BOX

Lot 2009: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER DRAGON BOX

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Description: Embossed with dragons on all sides against a hammered ground, lid is monogrammed C.P.McK. Silver hallmarked Nan Hing, late 19th to early 20th century. 17x9x5cm (6 3/4x3.5x2 in.), 510g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BETEL NUT BOX

Lot 2010: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BETEL NUT BOX

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Description: With bamboo motif, monogrammed. H 6.5 cm. (2 1/2 in.) W 79 g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BUD VASE

Lot 2011: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BUD VASE

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Description: Trumpet form vase with flared floral rim, decorated with panels of flowers, bamboo, and dragon. Woshing, Shanghai late 19th century. H. 21.4cm (8.5 in.), W. 132g.

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PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BASKETS

Lot 2012: PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BASKETS

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Description: Footed baskets with ogee rim and prunus blossom decoration, swing handles.Kwong Kee, late 19th century. L. 4.4cm (5 5/8 in.), W. 176g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FOOTED DISH

Lot 2013: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FOOTED DISH

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Description: Ogee rim with pierced floral decoration, on tripod feet. Luen Wo, late 19th century. Dia. 19cm (7.5 in.), W. 302g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BUTTER DISH

Lot 2014: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BUTTER DISH

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Description: Covered dish with stand and a butter spreader, all engraved with bamboo pattern. Late 19th century. Dia. 3.5cm (5 3/8 in.), W. 255g.

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER THREE PIECE TEA SERVICE

Lot 2015: CHINESE EXPORT SILVER THREE PIECE TEA SERVICE

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Description: With panels of hammered ground, Lainchang, early 20th century; tea pot 27cm (10 5/8 in.), W. 1036g.

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CHINESE SILVER AND JADE HAND MIRROR

Lot 2016: CHINESE SILVER AND JADE HAND MIRROR

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Description: Finely carved white jade plaque with figure in landscape, the silver frame is embossed with scholarly objects with jadeite and semi-precious stones, with jade qilin belt hook handle. W. of plaque 8cm (31/8 in.), L. of handle 9cm (3.5 in.)

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CHINESE SQUARE AGATE MUGHAL WINE CUP

Lot 2017: CHINESE SQUARE AGATE MUGHAL WINE CUP

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Description: Finely carved cup with flared mouth, of a translucent light-orange stone. W. 5.5cm (2 1/4 in.)

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CHINESE CARVED LIGHT CELADON JADE LOBED WINE CUP

Lot 2018: CHINESE CARVED LIGHT CELADON JADE LOBED WINE CUP

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Description: Finely carved lobed body. W. 6.1cm (2.5 in.)

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CHINESE WHITE JADE WINE CUP

Lot 2019: CHINESE WHITE JADE WINE CUP

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Description: Finely carved and polished, of translucent white stone. W. 5.5cm (2 1/4 in.)

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CHINESE CARVED CELADON JADE CHIME

Lot 2020: CHINESE CARVED CELADON JADE CHIME

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Description: V-shape incised scrolling cloud designs, with four small pierced holes at corners; on carved fitted wood stand. L. 13.5cm (5 3/8 in.)

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CHINESE CARVED WHITE JADE SQUARE PLAQUE

Lot 2021: CHINESE CARVED WHITE JADE SQUARE PLAQUE

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Description: Central panel is carved and pierced with a duck amidst plants, topped with floral decoration. H. 4.6cm (1 7/8in.)

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CHINESE JADE CARVING OF FIGURE ON LEAF

Lot 2022: CHINESE JADE CARVING OF FIGURE ON LEAF

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Description: Carved as a lady reclining next to a silk ball on a leaf, on carved fitted wood stand, white-celadon colour. L. 6.3cm (2.5 in.)

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Lot 2022A: CHINESE CARVED WHITE JADE FISH PENDANT

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Description: Engraved details to the body, carrying with a branch of flower in its mouth. On carved fitted wood stand. L. 7.5cm (3 in.)

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CHINESE CARVED JADE DISC, BI

Lot 2023: CHINESE CARVED JADE DISC, BI

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Description: Mottled grey jade with russet inclusions, incised with qilin to one side. Dia. 5.9cm (2 3/8 in.)

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CHINESE CARVED JADE DISC, BI

Lot 2024: CHINESE CARVED JADE DISC, BI

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Description: White colour with two carved qilin intertwined and textured surface on verso. Dia 5.5 cm. (2 1/4 in.)

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FINE HARDWOOD & JADE RUYI SCEPTER

Lot 2025: FINE HARDWOOD & JADE RUYI SCEPTER

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Description: Huanghuali wood scepter with three finely carved light celadon jade plaques of immortals amongst trees and mountains. Original silk stand with tassels and original carved wood case. L of scepter 56 cm. (22 in.)

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CHINESE CLOISONNE VASE

Lot 2026: CHINESE CLOISONNE VASE

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Description: Finely enameled with stylized lotus flowers on white ground, neck has flowers on blue crackled ice ground, 18th cen. H. 31.5cm (12 3/8 in.)

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CHINESE CLOISONNE TRAY

Lot 2027: CHINESE CLOISONNE TRAY

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Description: The interior is finely decorated with thousand antiques against blue ground with scrolling cloud pattern that further extends to both inner and outer sides, the base with bats. 19th century. L. 38.7cm (15 1/4 in.)

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PAIR OF CHINESE TURQUOISE GLAZE FU DOG CENSORS

Lot 2028: PAIR OF CHINESE TURQUOISE GLAZE FU DOG CENSORS

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Description: With removable fu dog heads on jeweled bodies; probably 18th century. H. 13cm (5 1/8 in.)

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CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SAUCER DISH

Lot 2029: CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SAUCER DISH

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Description: Gilt scalloped rim, finely painted with scene "Orioles Singing In The Willows" from the traditional "Ten Views of West Lake" with one pavilion labeled the Imperial study. Daoguang mark and period. W. 15.4cm (6 1/8 in.)

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PAIR OF REPUBLICAN FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN DISHES

Lot 2030: PAIR OF REPUBLICAN FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN DISHES

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Description: Finely painted of a garden scene with a boy sitting in a dragon-form toy car and another holding a ruyi-scepter bordered by butterflies and double-happiness characters against yellow ground. Red marks fusho ruyi on back. Dia. 24cm(9.5 in.)

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REPUBLICAN FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN VASE

Lot 2031: REPUBLICAN FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN VASE

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Description: Finely painted with a Daoist figure holding a Eight Trigrams and riding on a mythical animal next to an attendant. Four-character Qianlong mark to base, with silk lined fitted wood box. H. 23.5cm (3 1/4 in.)

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CHINESE MILLE-FLEUR PORCELAIN VASE

Lot 2032: CHINESE MILLE-FLEUR PORCELAIN VASE

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Description: With dragon handles, base has six-character Qianlong mark, 19th century (?) H. 20.5cm (8 in.)

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CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN PHOENIX VASE

Lot 2033: CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN PHOENIX VASE

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Description: Enameled phoenix amidst branches of chrysanthemums, bordered by scrolling ruyi heads and banana leaves. Base has Guangxu mark, late 19th/early 20th cen. H. 33.5cm (13 1/4 in.)

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CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOWL

Lot 2034: CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOWL

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Description: Painted with scholarly objects and vases of flowers, base has six-character Guangxu mark. Dia.14cm (5.5 in.)

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PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SAUCER DISHES

Lot 2035: PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SAUCER DISHES

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Description: Painted with a five-clawed dragon and a phoenix against clouds and fire, base has "Jiu jiang rong hua zheng pin" marks, Republican period. Dia. 13.8cm (5.5 in.)

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PAIR OF GUANGXU FAMILLE ROSE BOTTLE VASES

Lot 2036: PAIR OF GUANGXU FAMILLE ROSE BOTTLE VASES

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Description: Decorated with phoenix in garden with prunus blossoms, stamped Kangxi mark, Guangxu period. (Restored) H. 22cm (8 3/4 in.)

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PAIR OF CHINESE FINELY CARVED IVORY WRIST RESTS

Lot 2037: PAIR OF CHINESE FINELY CARVED IVORY WRIST RESTS

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Description: Carved in high relief of warriors fighting on horses with city walls in the background; affixed to carved wood stands. H. of ivory 20cm (7 7/8 in.)DISCLAIMER: This item is restricted from export out of the country due to protection under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). The export of CITES restricted item today is more difficult than ever, while we cannot guarantee successful export we do our best to provide the buyer with appropriate paper work. We are pleased to apply for permit on your behalf at a cost of $30.00 CAN per permit. Please keep in mind that once the permit is submitted the waittime for approval could take up to 4 months.The application process involves multiple levels of government which might add delays and costs incurred by the buyer. EXPORT IS AT THE BUYER'S RISK.

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CHINESE CARVED IVORY INCENSE BOX

Lot 2038: CHINESE CARVED IVORY INCENSE BOX

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Description: Finely carved as a double-gourd with pierced decoration, carved wood display stand; Qing dynasty. L. 6.5cm (2.5 in.) DISCLAIMER: This item is restricted from exportout of the country due to protection under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). The export of CITES restricted item today is more difficult than ever, while we cannot guarantee successful export we do our best toprovide the buyer with appropriate paper work. We are pleased to apply for permit on your behalf at a cost of $30.00 CAN per permit. Please keep in mind that once the permit is submitted the wait time for approval could take up to 4 months.Theapplication process involves multiple levels of government which might add delays and costs incurred by the buyer. EXPORT IS AT THE BUYER'S RISK.

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CHINESE CRICKET GOURD WITH CARVED IVORY COVER

Lot 2039: CHINESE CRICKET GOURD WITH CARVED IVORY COVER

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Description: The ivory cover is carved and pierced in high-relief of two dragons against cloud. Dia. 5.3cm (2 1/8 in.), H. 12cm (4 3/4 in.) DISCLAIMER: This item is restricted from exportout of the country due to protection under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). The export of CITES restricted item today is more difficult than ever, while we cannot guarantee successful export we do our best toprovide the buyer with appropriate paper work. We are pleased to apply for permit on your behalf at a cost of $30.00 CAN per permit. Please keep in mind that once the permit is submitted the wait time for approval could take up to 4 months.Theapplication process involves multiple levels of government which might add delays and costs incurred by the buyer. EXPORT IS AT THE BUYER'S RISK.

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CHINESE LARGE CARVED IVORY PUZZLE BALL

Lot 2040: CHINESE LARGE CARVED IVORY PUZZLE BALL

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Description: The stand is carved in the form of Daoist immortal Li Tieguai holding a double-gourd vase from which a stream of clouds emerge to support the dragons-decorated puzzle ball, base is carved with dragons in low-relief, on banana leaves foot. Infitted wood box. Total H. 42cm (16.5 in.), Dia. of ball 10cm (4 in.) DISCLAIMER: This item is restricted from export out of the country due to protection under CITES(Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). The export of CITES restricted item today is more difficult than ever, while we cannot guarantee successful export we do our best to provide the buyer with appropriate paper work.We are pleased to apply for permit on your behalf at a cost of $30.00 CAN per permit. Please keep in mind that once the permit is submitted the wait time for approval could take up to 4 months.The application process involves multiple levels ofgovernment which might add delays and costs incurred by the buyer. EXPORT IS AT THE BUYER'S RISK.

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CHINESE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE CENSER

Lot 2041: CHINESE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE CENSER

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Description: Of western Zhou ritual food vessel shape; neck and pedestal foot have bands of stylized qilins against scrolling clouds, with ribbed body and bovine-mask loop handles, centre has archaistic writings.18th century. W. with handles 17.5cm (6.8 in.)

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PAIR OF CHINESE BRONZE ELEPHANT VASES

Lot 2042: PAIR OF CHINESE BRONZE ELEPHANT VASES

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Description: Jeweled elephants carrying double-handled gu vases with jewel and floral decorations, 18th-19th century. H. 19cm (7.5 in.)

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PAIR OF GILDED BRONZE LIONS

Lot 2043: PAIR OF GILDED BRONZE LIONS

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Description: With jeweled armour and helmet, each standing on a pedestal. Signed base. H. 9.5cm (3 3/4 in.)

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CHINESE SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 2044: CHINESE SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: With dark brown inclusions imitating landscape scenery, with nephrite stopper. H. 7.6cm (3 in.)

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CHINESE AGATE AND MOTHER OF PEARL SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 2045: CHINESE AGATE AND MOTHER OF PEARL SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: Dark brown agate with mother of pearl inlay of Shoulao with bat and deer on one side and He He twins on the other. With tiger's eye stopper. H. 7.3cm (2 7/8 in.)

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CHINESE CARVED SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 2046: CHINESE CARVED SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: In Shibayama style with scholars on landscape, tiger's eye stopper. H. 6.5cm (2 5/8 in.)

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CHINESE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 2047: CHINESE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: Semi-translucent with brown inclusions and animal mask handles; agate stopper. H. 8.8cm (3.5 in.)

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CHINESE CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 2048: CHINESE CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: White jadeite with minor apple green inclusions; ribbed body, with jadeite stopper. H. 8.5cm (3 3/8 in.)

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CHINESE CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE WITH SQUIRRELS

Lot 2049: CHINESE CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE WITH SQUIRRELS

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Description: Cream, gray and brown coloured stone carved with two squirrels on grape veins. H. 8cm (3 1/4 in.)

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