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Extraordinary Asian Works of Art and Antiques

by Altair Auctions


633 lots with images

September 14, 2013

Live Auction

151 Carnegie Row

Norwood, MA, 02062 USA

Phone: 781-349-8388

Fax: 781-349-8327

Email: info@altair-auctions.com

633 Lots
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Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

Lot 1: Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved horn snuff bottle, with dome shaped stopper, flattened body, marked with central calligraphy. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 2: Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19/20th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, in a compressed rectangular form, inside painted with a landscape scene, signed Ding Erzhong. Height 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 3: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, in a flattened ovoid form, naturally decorated with the striations in the stone, missing stopper. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 4: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, flattened compressed-ovoid form, colorful striations throughout the body, with coral stopper. Height 3 3/4 in.

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Chinese Black and White Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 5: Chinese Black and White Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., black and white jade snuff bottle with raised relief of four figures in a landscape, with a coral stopper. Length 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 6: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, orange stopper, yellow glass with black raised carving of an egret standing with lotus flowers. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 7: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, pink domed stopper, deep red glass with a raised carving of a warrior. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 8: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, double gourd form, red cord threaded through either side, with bright blue stopper. Height 2 7/8 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 9: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, in a flattened ovoid form, naturally decorated with the speckled design of the stone, with purple stone stopper. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 10: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 18th/19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle in a double gourd form, decorated in bright colors with birds Qianlong mark on base, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 11: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, purple domed stopper, intricate, yellow carving of a wise man with children in a garden landscape. Height 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 12: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle in a cylindrical form, decorated with a brightly colored scene of scholars, Qianlong mark, with stopper. Length 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 13: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, orange domed stopper, green round body with a dragon carving embracing the sides, mark on base. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Interior-Painted Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 14: Chinese Interior-Painted Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., interior-painted Peking glass snuff bottle in a cylindrical form, with a landscape scene with buildings and figures, with stopper. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 15: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, of a flattened ovoid form, orange domed stopper, muddied brown color with raised carving of two horses. Height 3 in.

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Pair of Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

Lot 16: Pair of Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, ROC Period, a pair of Peking glass snuff bottles in a flattened circular form, with enameled painting of children and roosters, with Gue Yue Xuan mark, with stoppers. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 17: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, flattened ovoid form, decorated with squirrel and grapevine scene, with stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, of compressed globular form, decorated in relief with squirrels, with stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Amber Snuff Bottle

Lot 19: Chinese Amber Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved amber snuff bottle, of a compressed rectangular form, the front and reverse carved in relief with fish and lotus flowers, with stopper. Length 3 in.

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Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 20: Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 20th C., inside painted snuff bottle, depicting in four panel scenes from the well-known Chinese Novel, Outlaws of the Marsh, Shuihu in Chinese, signed on shoulder, agate stopper. Height 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Bronze Gilt Snuff Bottle

Lot 21: Chinese Bronze Gilt Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, bronze gilt snuff bottle, compressed globular shape, decorated with gilt horseback warrior, with stopper, mark on bottom. Height 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Cloisonné Snuff Bottle

Lot 22: Chinese Cloisonné Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, Early 20th C., Cloisonné snuff bottle, in a pear shape, inlaid with enamel, with agate stopper. Height 3 3/4 in.

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Chinese Glass Interior Painted Snuff Bottle

Lot 23: Chinese Glass Interior Painted Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, glass interior painted snuff bottle in a flattened ovoid form with glass rings accenting the sides, with an intricately detailed and colorful landscape scene, with inside painted snuff bottle, with a coral stopper. Height 4 in.

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Chinese Enameled Copper Snuff Bottle

Lot 24: Chinese Enameled Copper Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 18th C., enameled copper snuff bottle, rectangle body, panels on both sides with colorful birds, pink, unique high footed base and neck, gilt scroll decoration on blue ground, Qianlong mark on base. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Enameled and Gilt Snuff Bottle

Lot 25: Chinese Enameled and Gilt Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 18th/19th, enameled and gilt snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form and oval foot, central medallions feature nude Western figures, gilt floral and beaded decoration, Qianlong mark on base. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Enameled Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

Lot 26: Chinese Enameled Famille Rose Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., enameled Famille Rose snuff bottle, pear shape body with fitted round lid, colorful family scenes on both sides with scrolled blue patterns, Qianlong mark on base. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Coral Figure

Lot 27: Chinese Carved Coral Figure

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Description: China, Early 20th C., carved coral lady figure holding a flower with a bird on top and a child playing with a foo lion. Height 5 in.

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Chinese Carved Coral Figure

Lot 28: Chinese Carved Coral Figure

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Description: China, Late 19th C., carved coral figure of a woman in a standing position with flowing robes and an elaborate hair arrangement, with a carved wood base. Height 4 1/4 in.

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Chinese Ivory Lady Figure

Lot 29: Chinese Ivory Lady Figure

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Description: China, Early 20th C., beautiful ivory figure of a woman in flowing dress, holding a display of fruits and flowers, the figure stands on a carved wooden base. Height 6 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk

Lot 30: Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk

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Description: China, 19th C., very large and intricately carved ivory tusk showing Buddha Luohan, with a carved wooden base. Length 32 1/2 in., Height 13 in., Width 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin Statue

Lot 31: Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin Statue

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Description: China, 19th C., intricately carved ivory Guanyin statue, seated on lotus flowers holding a bottle of saint water. Height 10 in., Width 1 1/4 in.

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Chinese Ivory Guanyin

Lot 32: Chinese Ivory Guanyin

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Description: China, 19th C., beautifully carved ivory figure of Guanyin standing on a lotus flower and holding a Ruyi scepter. Height 10 in.

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Chinese Wood and Ivory Buddha

Lot 33: Chinese Wood and Ivory Buddha

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Description: China, carved wood and ivory figure in the form of Buddha, sitting on a base of rolling waves with large fish, with an elaborately detailed headdress and robes. Height 6 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Ring Stone

Lot 34: Chinese Jadeite Ring Stone

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Description: China, bright green oblong jadeite stone for setting in a ring, with a mottled texture and a highly polished surface. Length 20mm., Width 8mm.

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Chinese Jadeite and Gold Ring

Lot 35: Chinese Jadeite and Gold Ring

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Description: China, gold ring with luminescent oval jadeite stone, set in 14K gold with leaf forms at the side of the setting, in a traditional style. Ring Size 4 1/2, Length 18.75 mm.

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Chinese Gold Ring

Lot 36: Chinese Gold Ring

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Description: China, gold ring with inlaid gem stones in the form of a flower with sweeping gold details comprising band, 14K gold. Ring size 6 1/4.

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Chinese Jadeite Gold Ring

Lot 37: Chinese Jadeite Gold Ring

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Description: China, gold ring with central jadeite stone and silver chevron decoration, surrounding the stone,14k gold. Height 15mm., Ring size 9.

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Chinese Coral and Gold Ring

Lot 38: Chinese Coral and Gold Ring

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Description: China, coral and gold ring, surrounded by small diamonds set around the center stone, and a delicate beaded decoration, 14K gold. Height 13 1/2 in., Ring size 6 1/4 in.

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Chinese Gold, Jade, and Coral Pin

Lot 39: Chinese Gold, Jade, and Coral Pin

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Description: China, 18K gold pin with jade and coral inlays, floral design encircled in a decorative motif. Length 1 5/8 in.

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Chinese Gold and Coral Ring

Lot 40: Chinese Gold and Coral Ring

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Description: China, gold and coral ring, ovoid coral piece set in gold with a naturalistic leaf motif to the setting, and stones set around the center stone. Ring Size 5 3/4 in., Length 18.7 mm.

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Chinese Coral and Silver Ring

Lot 41: Chinese Coral and Silver Ring

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Description: China, ring with an organically-styled silver setting, decorated with a rounded coral stone, in a traditional style. Ring Size, 6 1/4., Length 1 1/3 in.

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Chinese Coral, Gold, and Diamond Pendant

Lot 42: Chinese Coral, Gold, and Diamond Pendant

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Description: China, coral, gold and diamond pendant, intricate gold, floral design, embedded with diamonds, that encircles a tear drop shaped coral piece. Length 1 1/3 in.

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Chinese Gold, Coral, and Diamond Ring

Lot 43: Chinese Gold, Coral, and Diamond Ring

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Description: China, gold and coral ring with diamonds, ovoid coral top set in gold with smaller diamonds on either side. Ring Size 6 3/4, Length 9.12 mm.

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Chinese Jadeite, 14K Gold, and Diamond Pendant

Lot 44: Chinese Jadeite, 14K Gold, and Diamond Pendant

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Description: China, smoothly carved jadeite pendant set in 14K gold, with small diamonds accenting the setting. Height 40 mm, Width 18.5 mm.

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Chinese Amber Beads Necklace

Lot 45: Chinese Amber Beads Necklace

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Description: China, 19th C., amber beads necklace, consisting of flattened beads strung in three sections divided by larger beads and finished with a beaded tassel. Length 20 in.

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Chinese Jade Prayer Beads

Lot 46: Chinese Jade Prayer Beads

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Description: China, smoothly carved jade prayer beads, with various red spacer beads, and a split tie at the end. Length 52 in.

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Chinese Jade Thumb Ring

Lot 47: Chinese Jade Thumb Ring

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Description: China, smoothly carved jade thumb ring, in white with a polished finish, flat rim at one side and rounded rim at the other. Diameter 1 1/4 in., Height 1 in.

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Rare Imperial Chenxiang Chao Zhu Court Necklace

Lot 48: Rare Imperial Chenxiang Chao Zhu Court Necklace

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Description: China, 19th C., imperial court necklace comprised of 108 round Chenxiang beads (1.6 cm in diameter) with four larger agate beads with the center Fotou connecting to a ribbon suspending a gilt encased green hard stone with a gilt-silver mounted quartz crystal tear shaped pendant, additional three strings of ten agate beads each suspending a similar quartz crystal tear shaped pendant. Overall Length of necklace 63 in.

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Chinese Carved Horn Seal Chop

Lot 49: Chinese Carved Horn Seal Chop

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Description: China, carved horn seal chop, organic shape, showing grain, pierced with black braid handle. Height 2 in.

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Chinese Carved Horn Water Pot

Lot 50: Chinese Carved Horn Water Pot

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Description: China, carved horn water pot with organic and natural motifs, with a richly textured surface. Height 3 1/2 in., Width 2 3/4 in., Depth 1 1/2 in.

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