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Asian, Modern, Fine & Decorative Art

by Showplace Antique & Design Center


553 lots with images

October 28, 2012

Live Auction

40 West 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212-633-6063

Fax: 212-633-6064

Email: info@nyshowplace.com

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Chinese Ceramic Guan Type Vase w/ Handles

Lot 1: Chinese Ceramic Guan Type Vase w/ Handles

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Description: Guan-type crackle glaze vase with two handles, ceramic, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 6-3/4"H x 4" diameter

Condition Report: Firing crack to bottom, scattered pockmarks, minor crazing.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase Figures Kangxi

Lot 2: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase Figures Kangxi

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Description: Blue and white porcelain vase with outdoor figural scene in nature, China; Kangxi mark. Dimensions: 10-1/2"H x 4-1/2" diameter at top

Condition Report: Scratching throughout, soiling in interior.

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Chinese Brown Ceramic Vessel w/ Stripes Song D.

Lot 3: Chinese Brown Ceramic Vessel w/ Stripes Song D.

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Description: Brown glazed vessel, vase or pot with white stripes and two handles, ceramic, China, possibly Song Dynasty (960-1279); unmarked. Dimensions: 7-1/2"H x 8" diameter

Condition Report: Some chipping at base and rim, firing cracks.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Footed Censer Qing

Lot 4: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Footed Censer Qing

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Description: Blue and white porcelain censer with floral pattern and four feet, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); unmarked. Dimensions: 9-1/2"H x 5-1/2"W x 4-1/4"D

Condition Report: Pockmarks throughout, a few firing cracks, chip at rim.

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Chinese Black Glazed Ceramic Vase poss. Song D.

Lot 5: Chinese Black Glazed Ceramic Vase poss. Song D.

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Description: Black glazed vase with incised wave design, ceramic, China, possibly Song Dynasty (960-1279); unmarked. Dimensions: 7"H x approx. 4" diameter

Condition Report: Chipping along base and top rim, pockmarks throughout, some scratches.

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Set of 4 Chinese Blue & White Porc. Snuff Bottles

Lot 6: Set of 4 Chinese Blue & White Porc. Snuff Bottles

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Description: Lot of four blue and white porcelain snuff bottles in different forms, China; one has leaf marking. Dimensions: largest piece approximately 3" L x 1" W; smallest almost 2" L x 1-5/8" W

Condition Report: Minor loss to glaze in some areas, good condition.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Ming-Style Meiping

Lot 7: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Ming-Style Meiping

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Description: Blue and white porcelain Meiping vase with dragon in a Ming style, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 12-1/2"H x approx 7" diameter

Condition Report: Occasional pockmarks.

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Chinese Celadon Ceramic Bowl poss. Ming Dynasty

Lot 8: Chinese Celadon Ceramic Bowl poss. Ming Dynasty

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Description: Celadon green bowl, ceramic, China, possibly Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); unmarked. Dimensions: 2-3/4"H x 6-3/4" diameter

Condition Report: Some scratching, small firing crack on bottom.

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Chinese Blue White & Red Porcelain Censer Qing

Lot 9: Chinese Blue White & Red Porcelain Censer Qing

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Description: Blue, white and red porcelain censer or incense burner with lotus flower design, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); unmarked. Dimensions: 5-1/4"H x 9" diameter

Condition Report: Scattered pockmarks, soiling at interior, cracking along bottom edge.

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Chinese Junyao Ceramic Cup or Goblet w/ Rim

Lot 10: Chinese Junyao Ceramic Cup or Goblet w/ Rim

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Description: Junyao cup or goblet with rimmed pedestal, ceramic, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 4-1/2"H x 6" diameter

Condition Report: Scattered pockmarks.

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Chinese Ceramic Junyao Dish poss Jin/Yuan Dyn.

Lot 11: Chinese Ceramic Junyao Dish poss Jin/Yuan Dyn.

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Description: Small junyao glaze dish, ceramic, China, possibly Jin (1115-1234) or Yuan (1279-1368) Dynasty; unmarked. Dimensions: 1"H x 4-3/4" diameter

Condition Report: Pockmarks, crazing, firing crack.

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Chinese Pouch Form Rare Brown Dingyao Vase

Lot 12: Chinese Pouch Form Rare Brown Dingyao Vase

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Description: Pouch form vase with textured surface, rare brown Dingyao ware, China; unmarked. Dimensions: approximately 5-3/4"H x 4-3/4" diameter

Condition Report: Overall good; light wear and slight wobble.

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Small Chinese Celadon Tripod Censer poss. Ming

Lot 13: Small Chinese Celadon Tripod Censer poss. Ming

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Description: Small green tripod censer or incense burner with floral appliques and handles, celadon porcelain, China, possibly Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); unmarked. Dimensions: 2-3/4"H x 3" diameter

Condition Report: Overall good; crazing throughout.

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Chinese Longquan Celadon Bowl poss. Yuan Dyn.

Lot 14: Chinese Longquan Celadon Bowl poss. Yuan Dyn.

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Description: Longquan celadon light green deep bowl with high foot and incised lotus motif to the exterior, the celadon glaze retracted at the bowl's center, produced at the Longquan kiln of Zhenjiang, ceramic, China, possibly Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368); unmarked. Dimensions: 5 1/2" diameter x 2 3/4"H

Condition Report: General wear consistent with age.

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Chinese Brown Glazed Ewer poss. Tang - Song Dyn.

Lot 15: Chinese Brown Glazed Ewer poss. Tang - Song Dyn.

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Description: Brown glazed ewer or pitcher with an ovoid body raised on a low, straight foot, a rare translucent brown glaze falling short of the foot, two molded plaques attached to the base of the trumpet neck, ceramic, China, possibly Tang (618-907) to Song (960-1279) Dynasty; unmarked. Provenance: Property from a New York estate. Dimensions: 10"H

Condition Report: Some repairs.

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Chinese White Glazed Pottery Bowl poss. Song Dyn.

Lot 18: Chinese White Glazed Pottery Bowl poss. Song Dyn.

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Description: Shallow white glazed bowl with unglazed and everted mouth rim, the exterior decorated with incised hatching radiating from the short foot, pottery, China, possibly Song Dynasty (960-1279); unmarked. Dimensions: 5 7/8" diameter x 2"H

Condition Report: General wear consistent with age.

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Chinese Northern Wei Pottery Attendant Figure

Lot 19: Chinese Northern Wei Pottery Attendant Figure

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Description: Pottery figure of a male attendant wearing a hood and tunic with an open collar, tied at the waist, holding a tray, red, orange, and black paint over white slip, China, Northern Wei period (386-534); unmarked. COA provided. Dimensions: 17 1/2"H

Condition Report: General wear consistent with age.

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Asian Blue & White Porcelain Bowl 19th C.

Lot 20: Asian Blue & White Porcelain Bowl 19th C.

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Description: Porcelain bowl on short foot-rim, decorated with underglaze blue depicting a dragon and cloud scroll, China or Japan, nineteenth century; marked on the bottom. Dimensions: 2-9/16"H x 5" diameter

Condition Report: Some fritting and repair to the mouth.

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Chinese Longquan Celadon Tripod Censor

Lot 21: Chinese Longquan Celadon Tripod Censor

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Description: Censor or incense burner of round form with high walls on three bear feet, celadon glaze covers the exterior and falls irregularly toward the bare oxidized center, ceramic, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 3"H x 3-5/8" diameter

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Chinese Turquoise and Aubergine Fahua Vase

Lot 22: Chinese Turquoise and Aubergine Fahua Vase

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Description: Porcelain blue and purple vase with Ming style fahua raised decoration, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); unmarked. Dimensions: 12 1/4"H

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Chinese Famille Verte Yellow Porcelain Jar Qing

Lot 23: Chinese Famille Verte Yellow Porcelain Jar Qing

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Description: Famille verte glazed yellow porcelain lidded or covered jar or bowl, believed to be roughly 70 years old, Qing Dynasty, China; marked. Dimensions: 5-1/2" H x 5" diameter widest point

Condition Report: Minor pock marks, overall good condition.

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Chinese Small White Porcelain Box w Mountain & Lid

Lot 24: Chinese Small White Porcelain Box w Mountain & Lid

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Description: Small white porcelain box decorated on top with a figure seated at the foot of a mountain surrounded by a gilt border and on the sides with flowers, trees and calligraphy, China; marked. Dimensions: 3-5/8" L x 2-5/8" W x 1-5/8" H

Condition Report: Pock marks, occasional soiling consistent with age.

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Chinese Oil Spot Black Glazed Pottery Tea Bowl

Lot 25: Chinese Oil Spot Black Glazed Pottery Tea Bowl

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Description: Oil spot black glazed tea bowl, pottery, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 2-3/4" H x 5" diameter measured on top

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Chinese Hare's Fur Black Glazed Pottery Tea Bowl

Lot 26: Chinese Hare's Fur Black Glazed Pottery Tea Bowl

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Description: Rabbit's hair black glazed tea bowl, pottery, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 2-5/8" H x 5-3/4" diameter measured on top

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Chinese Blue Glazed Porcelain Dragon Design Bowl

Lot 27: Chinese Blue Glazed Porcelain Dragon Design Bowl

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Description: Blue glazed porcelain bowl with dragon design, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 4-1/2" H x 8" diameter

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Chinese Large Blue Glaze Porcelain Garlic Top Vase

Lot 28: Chinese Large Blue Glaze Porcelain Garlic Top Vase

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Description: Large blue glazed porcelain garlic top vase, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 14" H x 8-1/2" diameter widest point

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Chinese Black Glazed Ceramic Pot w/ Handles

Lot 29: Chinese Black Glazed Ceramic Pot w/ Handles

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Description: Black glazed pot or vessel with small handle on each side, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 5-3/4" H x 5-1/2" diameter widest point

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Chinese Liao Tea Dust Glaze Porcelain Small Vase

Lot 30: Chinese Liao Tea Dust Glaze Porcelain Small Vase

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Description: Liao tea dust green glazed porcelain vase with handles, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 5-3/4" H x 3-3/4" diameter widest point

Condition Report: Glazing imperfection on one side; overall good condition.

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Chinese Celadon Scalloped Edge Ceramic Dish

Lot 31: Chinese Celadon Scalloped Edge Ceramic Dish

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Description: Small celadon green glazed dish with linear designs and scalloped edges, ceramic, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 1"H x 5" diameter

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Chinese Cobalt Glaze Porcelain Lidded Paste Box

Lot 32: Chinese Cobalt Glaze Porcelain Lidded Paste Box

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Description: Cobalt blue glazed porcelain small round paste box with removable lid, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 1"H x 2-3/4" diameter

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Small Chinese Porcelain Meiping Vase with Dragon

Lot 33: Small Chinese Porcelain Meiping Vase with Dragon

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Description: Small porcelain Meiping vase with dragon and flowers, China; marked on bottom. Dimensions: 8-1/2"H x 5-1/2" diameter

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Pair Small Chinese Porcelain Teal Baluster Vases

Lot 34: Pair Small Chinese Porcelain Teal Baluster Vases

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Description: Pair of small teal glazed baluster vases, porcelain, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 4"H x 2-3/4" diameter

Condition Report: Pockmarks and crazing.

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Pair of Chinese Blue & White Porc. Garden Stools

Lot 35: Pair of Chinese Blue & White Porc. Garden Stools

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Description: Lot of two large blue and white porcelain garden stools with bird and flower motif, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 16"H x 10-1/2" diameter at top.

Condition Report: Hairline crack to both.

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Chinese Pair of Qingbai Ceramic Covered Jars

Lot 36: Chinese Pair of Qingbai Ceramic Covered Jars

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Description: Lot of two small Qingbai ceramic jars or containers with removable scalloped lids, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 4-1/2"H x 4" diameter

Condition Report: Firing crack, crazing.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Beaker Vase 20th C.

Lot 37: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Beaker Vase 20th C.

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Description: Famille rose porcelain beaker vase with bird and flower, China, early twentieth century; marked. Dimensions: 21"H x 10-3/4" diameter at top.

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Chinese Large Porcelain Vase w/ Figural Scene Horse

Lot 38: Chinese Large Porcelain Vase w/ Figural Scene Horse

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Description: Large white porcelain vase with people and horse scene in nature, China; marked. Dimensions: 19" H x 5" diameter at top.

Condition Report: Scattered pockmarks; overall good condition.

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Chinese Fired Clay Plaque w/ Scholar Table 18th C.

Lot 39: Chinese Fired Clay Plaque w/ Scholar Table 18th C.

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Description: Large fired clay garden plaque depicting a scholar's table, China, possibly eighteenth century; unmarked. Dimensions: 12" H x 19" W x 1-3/4" D

Condition Report: Good condition.

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Chinese Yanshou Pottery Vessel Majiao Culture

Lot 40: Chinese Yanshou Pottery Vessel Majiao Culture

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Description: Large Yanshou pottery vessel or vase with black design that appears to be geometric figures holding hands, possibly from the Majiao Culture, China; unmarked. Dimensions: 16"H x 12" diameter

Condition Report: Some losses to black pigment, chipping and losses to pottery.

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Ancient Near Eastern Tepe Giyan Ceramic Jar

Lot 41: Ancient Near Eastern Tepe Giyan Ceramic Jar

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Description: Ancient Tepe Giyan ceramic jar or vessel, white ground storage jar with linear decoration painted in brown, Near Eastern; unmarked. Dimensions: 12"H x 10 1/2" diameter

Condition Report: General wear consistent with age.

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Iranian Ancient Tepe Giyan Ceramic Jar w/ Birds

Lot 42: Iranian Ancient Tepe Giyan Ceramic Jar w/ Birds

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Description: Ancient Tepe Giyan ceramic buffware jar or vessel with bird design, Nahavand area of Iran; unmarked. Purchased Sotheby's Parke Bernet May 26, 1982. Dimensions: 11 1/4"H x 11 1/2" diameter

Condition Report: General wear consistent with age.

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Ancient Holy Land Pottery Handled Vessel Jar

Lot 43: Ancient Holy Land Pottery Handled Vessel Jar

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Description: Ancient Holy Land red-tinged pottery vessel or jar with tapered waist and exaggerated handles, 1300-600 BCE; unmarked. Dimensions: 4 1/2"H

Condition Report: General wear consistent with age.

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Persian Ceramic Jug w Arabic Writing poss. 15-17 C

Lot 44: Persian Ceramic Jug w Arabic Writing poss. 15-17 C

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Description: Islamic turquoise glazed ceramic jug, pitcher or ewer with black Arabic writing, Persia, possibly fifteenth to seventeenth century; marked. Dimensions: 12"H x 8-1/2" diameter

Condition Report: Loss to glaze, cracking, general wear consistent with age.

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Syrian Glazed Tile Panels w Arabic Writing 19th C.

Lot 45: Syrian Glazed Tile Panels w Arabic Writing 19th C.

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Description: Panel of six white tiles with blue and green Arabic calligraphy and decorative border, Syria, nineteenth century; marked. Dimensions: 17"L x 25-1/2"W overall

Condition Report: One tile is loose from backing, cracking throughout, crazing, soiling.

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Persian Kashkul Beggar's Bowl c. 1900 w/ Inlays

Lot 46: Persian Kashkul Beggar's Bowl c. 1900 w/ Inlays

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Description: Antique Islamic Kashkul or Beggar's Bowl with decorative inlays and Arabic writing, Persia, circa 1900; marked. Dimensions: 7"H x 16-1/2"W x approx. 7"D

Condition Report: Some chipping throughout, occasional cracks to inlays.

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Ottoman Empire Metal Inkwell w/ Quill Holder

Lot 47: Ottoman Empire Metal Inkwell w/ Quill Holder

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Description: Antique metal inkwell with a double quill or pen holder, floral designs on each end with an intertwining vine motif between pen holders, Ottoman Empire; unmarked. Dimensions: 9-1/4"L x 1"W

Condition Report: Toning, minor denting.

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Antique Islamic Pair of Bronze Tall Candlesticks

Lot 48: Antique Islamic Pair of Bronze Tall Candlesticks

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Description: Set of two Islamic bronze tall candlesticks; unmarked. Dimensions: 12"H x 4" diameter at base.

Condition Report: One candlestick has several small cracks, toning to both.

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Pair of Bronze Indo Persian Bull Head Scepters

Lot 49: Pair of Bronze Indo Persian Bull Head Scepters

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Description: Lot of two antique Indo Persian scepters or maces with figurative bull animal heads, bronze; unmarked. Dimensions: 26"L x 3-1/2"W (horn to horn) x 6"D (depth of head).

Condition Report: Occasional cracking, toning

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Large Syrian Urn Vessel w/ Enamel Floral Designs

Lot 50: Large Syrian Urn Vessel w/ Enamel Floral Designs

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Description: Large antique Islamic metal vessel or bowl with purple, white, pink and blue enameled designs, Syria; marked. Dimensions: 8"H x 10-1/2" diameter

Condition Report: Crazing and losses to enamel throughout, patination to metal.

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Turkish Sword Damascus Steel Blade poss. 18th C.

Lot 51: Turkish Sword Damascus Steel Blade poss. 18th C.

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Description: Antique Ottoman sword with Damascus steel blade and gilded calligraphy on blade, Turkey, possibly eighteenth century; marked. Dimensions: 35"L x 5"W (guard).

Condition Report: Damage and wear to blade, cracking to hilt, some loss to gilding.

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Islamic Ottoman Dagger & Sheath poss. 18th C.

Lot 52: Islamic Ottoman Dagger & Sheath poss. 18th C.

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Description: Antique Islamic Ottoman dagger or knife with decorated metal and red cloth sheath, possibly eighteenth century; unmarked. Dimensions: 18-1/2"L x 2"W (guard).

Condition Report: Losses to cloth on sheath, cracks and dents to metal part of sheath, loss to gilding on blade, general wear consistent with age.

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