The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
WE'VE CHANGED OUR NAME
is now
 
To celebrate, we’ve enhanced our site with
larger images and browsing by category to help
you easily find what you’re passionate about.
Remember to update your bookmarks.
Get Started »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options
Auction Description for Midwest Auction Galleries: July 20th Asian Works of Art Auction

July 20th Asian Works of Art Auction

by Midwest Auction Galleries


574 lots with images

July 20, 2014

Live Auction

925 N. Lapeer Rd

Oxford, MI, 48371 USA

Phone: +1 (248) 236-8100

Fax: +1 (248) 236-8396

Email: sales@midwestauctioninc.com

574 Lots
Sort by:
Lots with images first
Next »
Per page:
Exceptionally Carved Chinese White Jade Boulder

Lot 446: Exceptionally Carved Chinese White Jade Boulder

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Carved to depict scholars in various pursuits in an intricate landscape with bridges, buildings, and ancient trees, the reverse carved with a similar landscape, raised on carved hardwood stand carved with leafy branches, 12"H X 14.5"W including stand, jade weighs 18.5lbs.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Fine, Impressive Japanese Satsuma Vase- Meiji

Lot 447: A Fine, Impressive Japanese Satsuma Vase- Meiji

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely formed as a double gourd with an applied porcelain rope with tassles, painted to depcit warriors on a battlefield, apparently unmarked, very large measuring approximately 42"H x 21"D, circa Meiji period. Condition, with stress crack near rim, otherwise excellent condition.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 448: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict dragons in various colors contesting flaming pearls, further decorated with iron red bats, all amongst ruyi clouds and above crashing waves on a yellow graviata ground, the interior and base with fine turquoise glaze, base having seal mark in underglaze blue, 15.5"H, a beautiful vase. Possibly Qing or Republic.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Of Large  Finely Painted Chinese Peach Vases

Lot 449: Pr. Of Large Finely Painted Chinese Peach Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Of bottle form having lush peaches and bats, each having a seal mark in underglaze blue, each very large measuring 23.5"H x 16"D, both hand thrown and wonderfully done.<br><br>Property from the late Dr. Martyna Miskinis, Orchard Lake, Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Square Vases

Lot 450: Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Square Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely enameled to depict peacocks butterflies, and birds, amidst cherry blossoms, lotus blossoms, and rocky outcrops, each having foo lion gilt handles and simulated loose rings, both raised on fitted wood stands, each having an underglaze red seal mark to underside, very well painted, 25"H not including the stands, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property from the late Dr. Martyna Miskinis, Orchard Lake, Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(2) Pcs. Chinese Spinach Jade & Gold Mounted Jewelry

Lot 451: (2) Pcs. Chinese Spinach Jade & Gold Mounted Jewelry

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: To include a jade beaded necklace having 97 uniform beads measuring approximately 7.85mm, double knotted and having an 18K yellow gold clasp 30"L, together with a jade bangle bracelet of tubular form measuring 3.75" outside diameter X 2.625" inside diameter. Both pieces the stone of spinach jade with black inclusions and finely polished, circa late 19th/early 20th century.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Lot 452: Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Possibly Republic Period, painted with extreme attention to detail to depict a couple reading a scroll beneath an ancient tree on a rocky outcrop, the reverse with several lines of calligraphy and red seal, having flared rim and usually formed foot rings, base bearing seal mark in underglaze red, 10.75"H.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Chinese Cultural Revolution Porcelain Vases

Lot 453: Pr. Chinese Cultural Revolution Porcelain Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict two figures, one in uniform, apparently gathering fruit within a bamboo forest, the reverse with several lines of calligraphy and red seal, having flared rims and raised on short foot rings, the base having red character marks underglaze, 11.25"H.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Deer Vase

Lot 454: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Deer Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to one side to depict two birds perched on blossoming branches, the reverse painted with a landscape scene and several lines of calligraphy and red seal, having two deer head handles to either side, raised on short foot ring, the base unmarked, 13"H. Possible Republican porcelain artist Shanqin XU

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Chinese Qing Blue & White Porcelain Jars

Lot 455: Pr. Chinese Qing Blue & White Porcelain Jars

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Painted to depict prunus trees against a blue ground, each wonderfully executed, both having two concentric circles in underglaze blue to the underside, 17.5"H X 10.5"W, circa 19th century.<br><br>Property from the late Dr. Martyna Miskinis, Orchard Lake, Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Qing Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

Lot 456: Chinese Qing Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Formed as a foo lion, well carved and exhibiting a fine polish, having characters to the bottom, circa 19th century, 2.5"H.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Fine Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Charger

Lot 457: A Fine Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Charger

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossom and tendrils against a bamboo background, having four lines of caligraphy in black and two red seals marks to inside of basin, further marked in iron red to foot ring, with four or six character mark within a double square, 16"D x 1.5"H, circa early to mid 20th century.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Massive Finely Carved Anglo-Indian Plaque

Lot 458: A Massive Finely Carved Anglo-Indian Plaque

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Probably teak wood depicting multiple animals, Hindu Gods, deities and serpents, very well carved and retaining an attractive surface, 65"L x 28.5"H x 2.5"thick, a wonderful focal piece, circa 20th century.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Lot 459: Pr. Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Depicting scholars beneath an ancient tree to front, reverse with several lines of calligraphy, having ruyi formed handles, measure 23"H. Condition: with overall wear to decoration including gilt on handles, having some flea bites and glaze anomalies.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Lot 460: Pr. Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Depicting birds among flowering branches and foliage, having ruyi formed handles, apparently unmarked, measure 23"H. Condition: with overall wear to decoration including gilt on handles, having some flea bites and glaze anomalies.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Lot 461: Pr. Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Depicting children with ox in a landscape scene and four character mark to front, reverse with several lines of calligraphy, having beast head handles, measure 23"H. Condition: with overall wear to decoration including gilt on beast heads, having some flea bites and glaze anomalies.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Qing Blue Over Celedon Porcelain Vase

Lot 462: Chinese Qing Blue Over Celedon Porcelain Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Decorated in relief against a celedon ground depicting figures under ancient pine trees, having handles formed as foo dogs and pups, 24"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property from the late Dr. Martyna Miskinis, Orchard Lake, Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Lot 463: Pr. Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Each finely enameled to depict warriors and fisherman amongst ruyi clouds, each having a seal mark in underglaze red to bottom, 24.5"H, circa early to mid-20th century.<br><br>Property from the late Dr. Martyna Miskinis, Orchard Lake, Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
 Scarce Chinese Hardwood & Brass Mounted Money Box

Lot 464: Scarce Chinese Hardwood & Brass Mounted Money Box

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Having raised and appliqued brass decoration throught, displayed on one drawer hardwood display stand. These boxes per the consignor, were used to collect tax revenue from various towns throughout China, box measures 15"H x 24"W x 16.5"D, overall measures 27"H on stand.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Rare & Finely Cast Ming Bronze Censor

Lot 465: A Rare & Finely Cast Ming Bronze Censor

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Of rectangular form, with two bail handles rising from the side, 7.25"H including hardwood base.<br><br>Condition: Possibly lacking portions of legs but undetermined as it is mounted on hardwood block, lid lacking finial.<br><br>Private collection, West Bloomfield Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
An Unusual Chinese or Japanese Porcelain Vase

Lot 466: An Unusual Chinese or Japanese Porcelain Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: The body decorated all over with lime green flowers against a yellow ground, having six figures molded in high relief within six cartouches having gilt backgrounds, the rim and foot also molded in high relief, the base having a six character mark, raised on hardwood stand, 12.25"H not including stand, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Condition: Drilled, having some losses to gilt, scratches to glaze.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(2) Pcs Han Dynasty Jade

Lot 467: (2) Pcs Han Dynasty Jade

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: To include a carved piece of spinach jade with russet and celadon inclusions, together with carved deep brown jade, each with drilled hole near top, probably ax heads, largest measures 7"L, purportedly authenticated to be Han Dynasty by a Mr. Charles Gerhardt of Ohio.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Cong Vase

Lot 468: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Cong Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to all four sides to depict birds amongst leafy and blossoming branches, each with calligraphy and red seal, the base having iron red seal mark, 11.5"H. Possible Republican porcelain artist Yuchen Liu.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Large Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 469: A Large Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict eight female immortals apparently gathering flowers beneath a boy riding a crane, further painted with gilt flowers all against a deep coral ground having gilt highlights throughout, base having Qing Qianlong in iron red underglaze but Republic Period, vase measures 22.25"H.<br><br>Condition: Drilled.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Large Chinese Qing Bronze Basin

Lot 470: A Large Chinese Qing Bronze Basin

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Of traditional form having two dragon handles and raised on tall foot and having a boldly flared rim, having an naturally aged patina, 11. 5" H x 22" W, circa late 19th century.<br><br>Private Collection, Warren, Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Large Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 471: Large Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted on one side to depict warriors, having an upper reserve depicting a chariot scene, reverse painted to depict an interior scene with emperor, empress and attendants, having four applied dragons to body, foo dog and pup handles, now mounted for an oil lamp, affixed to brass base and having a brass insert to the top, overall measures 24.5"H (including stand), circa 1870. Condition: probably drilled, neck possibly reduced in height, otherwise a beautiful vase.<br><br>Property from the late Dr. Martyna Miskinis, Orchard Lake, Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Lamp

Lot 472: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Lamp

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Lamp, Decorated with figures throughout, having famille vert highlights, and shaped handles, vase measures 22.5"H, overall 42"H.<br><br>Having the original receipts from Dulany's Antiques South Old Woodward Ave, Birmingham Michigan, dated January 31 1979, with an original purchase price of $650.<br><br>Condition: With stress crack to body, possible reduced in height.<br><br>Property from the late Dr. Martyna Miskinis, Orchard Lake, Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 473: A Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Decorated throughout with little boys at play within a courtyard with landscaping throughout, all against a yellow ground and bearing a seal mark to underside, the mark partially rubbed, 24"H, circa early to mid 20th century.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Qing Carved Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 474: Chinese Qing Carved Jade Snuff Bottle

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely and intricately carved as a lotus blossom atop a lotus pad, having a dragon fly carved to each side, very well hollowed, raised on short foot ring, base having a carved Qianlong seal, an exceptional snuff bottle.<br><br>Condition: Lacking spoon and stopper.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
(2) Chinese Carved Jade Bangles

Lot 475: (2) Chinese Carved Jade Bangles

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: To include a spinach green jade example with areas of celedon inclusions together with a celedon jade example, both finely carved and polished, largest measures 3.25" outside diameter, 2.5" inside diameter.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Contemporary Japanese Woodblock

Lot 476: Contemporary Japanese Woodblock

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Depicting a bear and a log with face, signed with calligraphy to upper and lower right, image measures 8.5"H x 5.75"W, overall measures 15"H x 12"W, circa early-mid 20th century.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Green & Yellow Cup & Fitted Saucer

Lot 477: Chinese Green & Yellow Cup & Fitted Saucer

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict dragons contesting a flaming pearl amongst ruyi clouds, base of both cup and saucer having six character mark in underglaze black, raised on carved hardwood stand, measures 2.75"H X 5.5"D not including stand.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Qing Carved Jadeite Tripod Censer

Lot 478: Chinese Qing Carved Jadeite Tripod Censer

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Having two dragon head handles with free ring, a dragon on top lid, raised on a hardwood stand, 4"H without stand, circa 19th century.<br><br>Private collection, West Bloomfield Michigan.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Inlaid Two Piece Cabinet

Lot 479: Chinese Inlaid Two Piece Cabinet

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finley inlaid with bone or ivory to depict birds, butterflies within trees, with two doors, over two drawers, over two doors, all very well done, 72.5"H x 41"W x 22"D, circa early 20th century. Private collection Holly, MI.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Qing Hardwood Bench

Lot 479A: Chinese Qing Hardwood Bench

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Having open work carved elements throughout, a rattan seat, very well done, 39"H x 61"W x 18.5"D, circa late 19th-early20th century. Condition, with repaired carving to back splat.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Covered Vase

Lot 480: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Covered Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict bats and Shou symbols amongst lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils over a graviata ground, raised on short foot ring, the base having seal mark in underglaze blue, 14.5"H.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Vase

Lot 481: A Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Of simple form, bulbous body raised on a short foot, finished in a maroon glaze, base is six character marked in underglaze blue, measures 12.5"H. Condition: overall good with some small nicks to foot ring.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Lot 482: Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Exquisitely painted to depict eight immortals within a landscape having an ancient tree on a rocky outcrop, having slightly flared rim and raised on short foot ring, base bearing seal mark in underglaze blue, 10.75"H.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Glazed Porcelain Vase

Lot 483: Chinese Glazed Porcelain Vase

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Having an unusual glaze of dark blue with mottled green, the exterior having ridges, with flared rim and short foot ring, the base showing signs of age, 12"H, possibly 19th century or earlier.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Gilt, Cobalt, & Famille Rose Porcelain Plate

Lot 484: Chinese Gilt, Cobalt, & Famille Rose Porcelain Plate

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: The exterior having cobalt glaze with gilt bats, the interior finely decorated with the Eight Buddhist Treasures with a central lotus blossoms surrounded by scrolling tendrils, the base having blue seal mark underglaze, 1.5"H X 8.75"D, a very fine piece.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Light Celedon Molded Porcelain Brushwash

Lot 485: Chinese Light Celedon Molded Porcelain Brushwash

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely molded as a lotus blossom, the interior depicting petals and seeds, base having seal mark in underglaze blue, 2.25"H X 7.5"D.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Chinese Blue & Yellow Porcelain Vases

Lot 486: Pr. Chinese Blue & Yellow Porcelain Vases

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict five clawed dragons amongst ruyi clouds contesting a flaming pearl above crashing waves, raised on short foot ring, the base four character marked in underglaze blue, 11.75"H.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Plaque

Lot 487: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Plaque

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict three males and two beauties in an interior scene who appear to be smoking opium, having great attention to detail in all areas of the painting, 15.25"H X 10"W.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Archaic Style Carved Jade Pendant Necklace

Lot 488: Chinese Archaic Style Carved Jade Pendant Necklace

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: The jade pendant carved in the archaic style depicting what appears to be ruyi clouds and symbols, hung from a knotted rope, the rope having two addition jade bi-disc and beads, pendant measures 4.25"W.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
A Chinese Qing Embroidered Textile Panel

Lot 489: A Chinese Qing Embroidered Textile Panel

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Depicting two boys one riding a Qilin and one holding a flag beneath an ancient tree with two bats flying above all on an iron red ground, now framed and matted behind glass, image measures 21"H X 16.5"W. 30"H X 25.25"W framed, circa 18th/19th century.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Scroll Painting Manner of Sun Qifeng

Lot 490: Chinese Scroll Painting Manner of Sun Qifeng

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Chinese Scroll Painting Manner of Sun Qifeng. Polychrome painting depicting a crane in landscape, with four calligraphy lines and one red seal mark, 23" W x 60" L. 

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Qing Watercolor Ancestral Portrait

Lot 491: Chinese Qing Watercolor Ancestral Portrait

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict an elderly woman and two young children next to a table full of precious objects, framed behind glass, measures 44.75"H X 24.75"W overall, circa late 19th/early 20th century.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

Lot 492: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted to depict various antiques and dragon flies, having a gilt rim and raised on short foot ring, having four character mark in iron red to base, 3"H X 7.5"D, circa late 19-mid-20th century.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Figures

Lot 493: Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Figures

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely painted and enameled as male and female figures, wearing bright and elaborate long flowing robes and standing atop crashing waves, having impressed seal marks to bottom, tallest is 10"H, circa possibly Republic.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chinese Carved Jadeite Pendant

Lot 494: Chinese Carved Jadeite Pendant

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Finely carved to depict a seated Buddha, the stone a deep apple greed an area of celedon at top, well carved and polished, 1.5"L.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Per page:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
...
12
Next »