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English & Continental Exposition

by Stair Galleries

Platinum House

633 lots with images

March 9, 2013

Live Auction

549 Warren Street

Hudson, NY, 12534 USA

Phone: 518 751 1000

Fax: 518 751 1010

Email: information@stairgalleries.com

633 Lots
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Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Urns

Lot 1: Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Urns

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Description: Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Urns Raised on carved wooden stands. 36 in., 13 1/2 in. diam.

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Japanese Carved and Lacquered Praying Figure, on Separate Stand

Lot 2: Japanese Carved and Lacquered Praying Figure, on Separate Stand

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Description: Japanese Carved and Lacquered Praying Figure, on Separate Stand The standing bare-chested figure with hands raised in prayer, wearing scarf and belted robe, rockwork stand. 16 1/2 in. and 20 in.

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Pair of Chinese Carved Giltwood Openwork Rondels

Lot 3: Pair of Chinese Carved Giltwood Openwork Rondels

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Description: Pair of Chinese Carved Giltwood Openwork Rondels Each with figures in garden pavilion, within red lacquer frames. 13 3/4 in. diam. Property of a New York Collector.

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Cinnabar Lacquer Lobed Gourd-Form Lidded Box and Ten Bronze Praying Monk Figural Weights

Lot 4: Cinnabar Lacquer Lobed Gourd-Form Lidded Box and Ten Bronze Praying Monk Figural Weights

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Description: Cinnabar Lacquer Lobed Gourd-Form Lidded Box and Ten Bronze Praying Monk Figural Weights Box 2 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. Property of a Distinguished Scholar.

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Chinese Scroll: Vase with Flowers

Lot 5: Chinese Scroll: Vase with Flowers

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Description: Chinese Scroll: Vase with Flowers Mixed media on fabric. 27 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (scroll), 30 x 18 1/4 in. (frame).

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Chinese Artist's Set in Hardwood Box and Ten Stone Seals

Lot 6: Chinese Artist's Set in Hardwood Box and Ten Stone Seals

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Description: Chinese Artist's Set in Hardwood Box and Ten Stone Seals The set with two soapstone brush washers and two copper lidded recesses. 9 3/4 and 10 1/4 in. Property from a Coastal New England Collector.

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Two Japanese Porcelain Sake Bottles, on a Chinese Scent Bottle with Mountain Landscape, a Blue and White Pot, and a Small Vase with...

Lot 7: Two Japanese Porcelain Sake Bottles, on a Chinese Scent Bottle with Mountain Landscape, a Blue and White Pot, and a Small Vase with...

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Description: Two Japanese Porcelain Sake Bottles, a Chinese Scent Bottle with Mountain Landscape, a Blue and White Pot, and a Small Vase with Figures The bottles with iron red two-character marks. Tallest 5 1/2 in.

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Japanese Carved Wood Koi-Form Sign

Lot 8: Japanese Carved Wood Koi-Form Sign

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Description: Japanese Carved Wood Koi-Form Sign Carved in the round with open mouth, dorsal fin and raised tail. 6 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.

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Japanese Tapestry Panel

Lot 9: Japanese Tapestry Panel

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Description: Japanese Tapestry Panel Machine made in cotton and silk. 164 x 26 in.

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Pair of Chinese Jade Figures on Horseback, Mounted as Lamps

Lot 9A: Pair of Chinese Jade Figures on Horseback, Mounted as Lamps

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Description: Pair of Chinese Jade Figures on Horseback, Mounted as Lamps 8 1/2 in., 19 1/4 in. overall.

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Chinese Archaic Style Knife

Lot 10: Chinese Archaic Style Knife

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Description: Chinese Archaic Style Knife With relief character inscription and a coin. 5 1/2 in. and 1 in.

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Pair of Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Pricket Sticks and a Miniature Tripod Vessel

Lot 11: Pair of Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Pricket Sticks and a Miniature Tripod Vessel

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Description: Pair of Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Pricket Sticks and a Miniature Tripod Vessel 8 1/2 and 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Ivory Doctor Model

Lot 12: Chinese Carved Ivory Doctor Model

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Doctor Model Fitted to hardwood stand. 5/8 x 4 in.

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Three Carved Ivory Articles

Lot 13: Three Carved Ivory Articles

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Description: Three Carved Ivory Articles Comprising an Indian miniature group of a man being shaved, a Japanese figure cooking and a Chinese shechorn with figure handle. 1 3/8 to 8 1/4 in. x 2 to 2 1/2 in.

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Indian Carved Ivory Boat Group

Lot 14: Indian Carved Ivory Boat Group

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Description: Indian Carved Ivory Boat Group The craft with winged bird prow and elephant stern and fitted with eight figures, on ivory stand. 3 1/2 x 13 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.

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Pair of Japanese Carved Ivory Mounted Black Lacquer

Lot 15: Pair of Japanese Carved Ivory Mounted Black Lacquer "Iris" Panels

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Description: Pair of Japanese Carved Ivory Mounted Black Lacquer "Iris" Panels 27 x 17 3/4 in.

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Two Japanese Carved Ivory Figures

Lot 16: Two Japanese Carved Ivory Figures

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Description: Two Japanese Carved Ivory Figures One with flower mark, modeled as a geisha holding a chrysanthemum and a basket, the other with two-character mark, modeled as a peasant with basket harvesting grapes. 7 in., 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Ivory Boat, Two Wrist Rests and Two Japanese Mask Netsukes

Lot 17: Chinese Carved Ivory Boat, Two Wrist Rests and Two Japanese Mask Netsukes

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Boat, Two Wrist Rests and Two Japanese Mask Netsukes The boat with demon-head prow and six passengers, the rests with figures in gardens, the larger netsuke, signed, of a woman with open mouth, the other a demon with abalone-inset forehead. 1 1/4 to 2 in. x 1 to 9 1/2 in.

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Two Japanese Carved Ivory Figures and Four Figure-Carved Netsukes

Lot 18: Two Japanese Carved Ivory Figures and Four Figure-Carved Netsukes

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Description: Two Japanese Carved Ivory Figures and Four Figure-Carved Netsukes The two each of a seated peasant with grapes, the netsukes of a man with fish, a bundle, a hat and of a mother and child, two signed. 7/8 to 2 7/8 in.

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Seven Japanese Carved Ivory Netsukes

Lot 19: Seven Japanese Carved Ivory Netsukes

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Description: Seven Japanese Carved Ivory Netsukes Each seated with a bundle, wood plank or a palm fan. 7/8 to 1 1/2 in.

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Group of Four Chinese Archaic Style Carved Hardstone Kneeling Figures and a Figure of a Ram

Lot 20: Group of Four Chinese Archaic Style Carved Hardstone Kneeling Figures and a Figure of a Ram

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Description: Group of Four Chinese Archaic Style Carved Hardstone Kneeling Figures and a Figure of a Ram 1 1/2 to 4 in. x 1 1/4 to 2 3/4 in. Property from a Coastal New England Collector.

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Group of Six Chinese Archaic Style Carved Hardstone Pendants

Lot 21: Group of Six Chinese Archaic Style Carved Hardstone Pendants

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Description: Group of Six Chinese Archaic Style Carved Hardstone Pendants Variously shaped as axe or sword blades and one of double gourd form, three with shallow relief panels. 2 3/8 to 4 3/4 in. Property from a Coastal New England Collector.

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Six Chinese Archaic Style Hardstone Carvings

Lot 22: Six Chinese Archaic Style Hardstone Carvings

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Description: Six Chinese Archaic Style Hardstone Carvings Comprising a green head, flattened ovoid face, a parrot, two hooks and a recumbent cat. 1 3/4 to 2 3/4 in. Property from a Coastal New England Collector.

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Two Chinese Carved Soapstone Figures of Hotei

Lot 23: Two Chinese Carved Soapstone Figures of Hotei

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Description: Two Chinese Carved Soapstone Figures of Hotei The larger smiling pot-bellied figure with halo and with right foot raised on rock and right hand holding bowl, the smaller with child on his back. 4 7/8 and 6 5/8 in. x 3 and 4 in. Property of a Distinguished Scholar.

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Chinese Carved Jade Model of a Kneeling Lamb

Lot 24: Chinese Carved Jade Model of a Kneeling Lamb

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Description: Chinese Carved Jade Model of a Kneeling Lamb 15 1/2 x 6 7/8 x 7 in.

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Large Chinese Carved Jade Disk

Lot 25: Large Chinese Carved Jade Disk

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Description: Large Chinese Carved Jade Disk Relief carved with dragons; in a fitted box. 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 1/4 in.

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Collection of Three Sketchbooks of Hand-Drawn Ink Designs for Tsuba and Other Japanese Decorative Elements

Lot 26: Collection of Three Sketchbooks of Hand-Drawn Ink Designs for Tsuba and Other Japanese Decorative Elements

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Description: Collection of Three Sketchbooks of Hand-Drawn Ink Designs for Tsuba and Other Japanese Decorative Elements Together with four miniature woodblock pattern books. Provenance: Kathryn Nash Rhodes & Mr. Freer. The Estate of Carol Robinson, Sharon, CT.

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Two Japanese Woodblock Books Devoted to Flora and Fauna

Lot 27: Two Japanese Woodblock Books Devoted to Flora and Fauna

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Description: Two Japanese Woodblock Books Devoted to Flora and Fauna Together with another hand-colored woodblock book depicting ceremonial robes and objects. Provenance: Kathryn Nash Rhodes & Mr. Freer. The Estate of Carol Robinson, Sharon, CT.

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Two Japanese Albums Provenance: Kathryn Nash Rhodes & Mr. Freer.

Lot 28: Two Japanese Albums Provenance: Kathryn Nash Rhodes & Mr. Freer.

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Description: Two Japanese Albums One with woodblock prints after Hokusai of geishas, and the other of traditional Japanese pattern designs. Provenance: Kathryn Nash Rhodes & Mr. Freer. The Estate of Carol Robinson, Sharon, CT.

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Three Japanese Woodblock Books Provenance: Kathryn Nash Rhodes & Mr. Freer.

Lot 29: Three Japanese Woodblock Books Provenance: Kathryn Nash Rhodes & Mr. Freer.

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Description: Three Japanese Woodblock Books Devoted to design motifs. Together with a Japanese woodblock and color book relating to conifers. Provenance: Kathryn Nash Rhodes & Mr. Freer. The Estate of Carol Robinson, Sharon, CT.

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Chinese Archaic Style Brass Censer and Cover with Fu Dog Knop

Lot 30: Chinese Archaic Style Brass Censer and Cover with Fu Dog Knop

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Description: Chinese Archaic Style Brass Censer and Cover with Fu Dog Knop On separate stand. 6 1/2 in. overall.

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Chinese Simulated Ivory Pipe

Lot 31: Chinese Simulated Ivory Pipe

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Description: Chinese Simulated Ivory Pipe Relief decorated with figures amidst clouds and with faceted calligraphic band. 28 1/2 in.

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Indian Bronze Figure of Ganesh, a Tibetan Monk, and an Inlaid Gilt Stele

Lot 32: Indian Bronze Figure of Ganesh, a Tibetan Monk, and an Inlaid Gilt Stele

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Description: Indian Bronze Figure of Ganesh, a Tibetan Monk, and an Inlaid Gilt Stele The four-armed elephant god holding attributes, on lotus stand, the seated monk with conical cap and holding a bowl, the pointed stele relief carved with a priest and the reverse with mother-of-pearl inlay. 4, 5 3/4 and 6 5/8 in. x 1 7/8, 2 3/8 and 3 3/4 in. Property of a Distinguished Scholar.

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Indian Painting on Cloth

Lot 33: Indian Painting on Cloth

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Description: Indian Painting on Cloth Depicting a royal procession. 23 x 101 1/2 in.

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Brass Nut Cracker/Knife with Bird Head Finial

Lot 34: Brass Nut Cracker/Knife with Bird Head Finial

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Description: Brass Nut Cracker/Knife with Bird Head Finial 6 1/2 in.

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Japanese Engraved Silver Individual Teapot

Lot 35: Japanese Engraved Silver Individual Teapot

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Description: Japanese Engraved Silver Individual Teapot The bowl with landscape scene. 5 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.

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Japanese Bronze and Cloisonné Buddha

Lot 35A: Japanese Bronze and Cloisonné Buddha

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Description: Japanese Bronze and Cloisonné Buddha 22 1/2 in.

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Four South East Asian Figures of Buddha

Lot 36: Four South East Asian Figures of Buddha

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Description: Four South East Asian Figures of Buddha Each rendered in lotus pose, the smallest in giltwood fitted on a painted metal tiered stand. 8 to 11 1/2 in. x 4 3/8 to 7 1/8 in. Property of a Distinguished Scholar.

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Japanese Black-Ground Cloisonné Crescent-Shape Dish with Samurai and Woman in Garden

Lot 37: Japanese Black-Ground Cloisonné Crescent-Shape Dish with Samurai and Woman in Garden

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Description: Japanese Black-Ground Cloisonné Crescent-Shape Dish with Samurai and Woman in Garden 1 x 12 1/4 in.

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Japanese Black-Ground Cloisonné Enamel Flattened Urn-Form Jardinière

Lot 38: Japanese Black-Ground Cloisonné Enamel Flattened Urn-Form Jardinière

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Description: Japanese Black-Ground Cloisonné Enamel Flattened Urn-Form Jardinière With bands of green and blue lappets, on quadruple bracket feet. 8 x 12 1/2 in. diam.

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Southeast Asian Bronze Patinated Metal Figure of Buddha Riding a Lion

Lot 39: Southeast Asian Bronze Patinated Metal Figure of Buddha Riding a Lion

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Description: Southeast Asian Bronze Patinated Metal Figure of Buddha Riding a Lion On hardwood stand. 15 1/2 x 12 x 5 3/4 in.

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Chinese Hardstone Hydrangea Shrub in Turquoise-Ground Cloisonné Jardinière

Lot 40: Chinese Hardstone Hydrangea Shrub in Turquoise-Ground Cloisonné Jardinière

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Description: Chinese Hardstone Hydrangea Shrub in Turquoise-Ground Cloisonné Jardinière With hardwood stand. Approx. 15 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.

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Pair of Jade Column-Form Lamps

Lot 40A: Pair of Jade Column-Form Lamps

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Description: Pair of Jade Column-Form Lamps 8 1/2 in., 18 1/2 in. (overall).

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Japanese Cloth-Dressed Lacquered Wood Samurai Doll with Sword

Lot 41: Japanese Cloth-Dressed Lacquered Wood Samurai Doll with Sword

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Description: Japanese Cloth-Dressed Lacquered Wood Samurai Doll with Sword 16 x 17 in.

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Standing Manjusri Buddha Figure

Lot 42: Standing Manjusri Buddha Figure

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Description: Standing Manjusri Buddha Figure 57 x 20 x 11 1/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Fish-Form Brush Washer

Lot 43: Chinese Carved Fish-Form Brush Washer

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Description: Chinese Carved Fish-Form Brush Washer 7 1/2 in. The Estate of Carol Robinson, Sharon, CT.

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Modern Chinese Plastic Group of Two Dragons

Lot 44: Modern Chinese Plastic Group of Two Dragons

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Description: Modern Chinese Plastic Group of Two Dragons On composition stand. 6 1/2 x 6 in. The Estate of Carol Robinson, Sharon, CT.

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Southeast Asian Bronze Figure of Maitriya

Lot 45: Southeast Asian Bronze Figure of Maitriya

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Description: Southeast Asian Bronze Figure of Maitriya Modeled wearing skirt and tiered headdress, holding a bell and another implements, on lotus base; reglued sections. 11 5/8 in.

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Southeast Asian Wood and Bone-Handled Sword

Lot 46: Southeast Asian Wood and Bone-Handled Sword

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Description: Southeast Asian Wood and Bone-Handled Sword With steel blade and wicker-bound wood sheath. 25 x 6 1/4 in. The Estate of Carol Robinson, Sharon, CT.

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Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Cushion-Form Box and Cover

Lot 47: Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Cushion-Form Box and Cover

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Description: Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Cushion-Form Box and Cover With man riding a fish, together with a small rectangular lidded box. 2 1/8 x 5 3/4 in. and 5 x 10 1/2 in. The Estate of Carol Robinson, Sharon, CT.

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