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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: Asian & International Fine Arts Auction
Viewing Notes:
Important jewels and jewelry; together with Imperial jades and fine watches from a Southern California Collection; Antique Chinese and Japanese carved ivories, jades and decorations from a Brentwood Estate; together with silk robes from a Local Collection; Antique European objects including Viennese enamel, art glass, ivory, paintings, bronzes and silver from a Beverly Hills Estate and a Palm Springs Collection; Chinese and Sino-Tibetan scholar's and Buddhist objects including: zitan, lacquer and huanghuali; together with fine screens and furniture from several Local Collections including the Estate of Vi Rowe, Beverly Hills; Numerous carved wood and ivory netsuke; together with fine snuff bottles in various materials, as well as carved jadeites from a New York Collection; Chinese ceramics including: early pottery and fine Dynastic porcelains; together with Natural History items from 2 Colorado Collections;
Sale Notes:
Preview: January 21 - 26, 11am - 5pm and January 27, 10am until auction start.

Asian & International Fine Arts Auction

(448 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


448 lots with images

January 27, 2013

Live Auction

9330 Civic Center Drive

Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 USA

Phone: +1 (310) 285 0182

Fax: +1 (310) 285 9740

Email: chait@chait.com

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Oni

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Oni 木製根付 Antique carved wood netsuke; of an oni standing and holding a small scholar's table/stand; set with later rock crystal quartz; early 19th Century; unsigned

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Oni & Drum

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Oni & Drum 木製根付 Finely carved, antique wood netsuke: of an oni on walking stick, coming out of a drum with raised prunts; unsigned

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THREE ANTIQUE BOXWOOD NETSUKE

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Description: THREE ANTIQUE BOXWOOD NETSUKE 木製根付 三件 Group of three, antique carved boxwood netsuke, all showing fine patina and all 19th Century: Hotei in a sack; seated figure with mask and fan; and standing sennin in leaf cloak; all unsigned

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Shi-shi

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Shi-shi 木製根付 Antique carved wood netsuke; of a Shi-shi, with one paw up; signed, 19th Century

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Water Buffalo

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Water Buffalo 木製根付 Finely detailed, antique carved wood netsuke: of a recumbent water buffalo; the wood showing good patina; unsigned; early 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Skeleton & Bell

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Skeleton & Bell 木製根付 Unusual and finely detailed, antique carved wood netsuke: of a skeleton beating a large mokugyo bell; unsigned; early 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Ashinaga & Tenaga

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Ashinaga & Tenaga 木製根付 Antique carved wood sashi-type netsuke: of Ashinaga and Tenaga; one typically carrying the other and one with fish in hand, signed; early 19th Century

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Bodhidarma

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Bodhidarma 木製根付 Antique carved wood netsuke: of a seated Bodhidarma, in long hooded robes; the wood showing fine patina; unsigned; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Seven Masks

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Seven Masks 木製面具根付 Antique carved wood netsuke: of a group of seven various theatre masks; each with inlaid eyes; signed Gyokusan, 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Monkey & Mushroom

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Monkey & Mushroom 象牙根付 Well carved and patinated, ivory netsuke: of a tiny monkey with inlaid eyes, carrying a huge mushroom; possibly with shunga implication; unsigned; 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Acrobats

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Acrobats 象牙根付 Antique carved ivory netsuke: in the form of two male acrobats in an act of balancing; unsigned; Circa 1900; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Ascetic

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Ascetic 象牙根付 Finely detailed, antique carved ivory netsuke: of an elderly ascetic figure seated on a log, with hat thrown over a shoulder and basket by his side; unsigned, early 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Gama Sennin

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Gama Sennin 象牙根付 Finely detailed, antique carved ivory netsuke: of a seated Gama Sennin, with typical foliage cloak, the toad perched on his knee with inlaid eyes; unsigned, 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Deity with Beauty

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Deity with Beauty 象牙根付 Antique and attractively patinated, carved ivory netsuke: of a seated bearded deity with a beauty holding his hair, with some slight polychrome detailing, unsigned, late 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Figure & Badger Teapot

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Figure & Badger Teapot 象牙根付 Very elaborately carved, antique ivory netsuke: of three figures with a huge teapot form badger (tanuki); Circa 1900; unsigned; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Boy with Rooster

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Boy with Rooster 象牙根付 Amusing and well carved, ivory netsuke: of a seated boy lifting a large displeasesd looking rooster; unsigned, 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Karako & Puppy

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Karako & Puppy 象牙根付 Charming and antique, carved ivory netsuke: of a karako kneeling and holding a puppy; both with inlaid eyes and good detailing; the hair buns also inlaid; signed Masatsugo, late 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Boy with Ball

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Boy with Ball 象牙根付 Well detailed, antique carved ivory netsuke: of a young boy pushing a huge ball; unsigned; 19th Century; Provenance: Christie's Duke of Gloucester Collection, July 2006

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Fish & Waves

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Fish & Waves 象牙根付 Unusual and finely detailed, antique carved ivory netsuke; of a fish swimming through waves, with inlaid eyes, signed, 19th Century; Provenance: De-accessioned from L.A. County Museum in the 60's

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Masks Group

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Masks Group 象牙面具根付 Unusual and fully openwork carved, ivory netsuke; of numerous theatre masks, all with realistic incised detailing; signed on gourd

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PAIR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Dancers

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Description: PAIR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Dancers 象牙根付 兩件 Pair of carved ivory figural netsuke: each of a theatre dancer with fan, male and female; and each in ornately decorated layered robes, with some polychrome details, each signed

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ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE

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Description: ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE 象牙根付 Finely patinated, antique ivory netsuke; of a stern-looking figure seated in lotus position with arms crossed; late 18th/early 19th Century, unsigned

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ANTIQUE IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE 象牙人物根付 Antique and finely patinated, carved ivory netsuke; of two figures, one standing and one seated, together inspecting a scroll; late 18th Century, unsigned

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Hotei

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Hotei 象牙人物根付 Finely carved and lightly stained, ivory netsuke; of Hotei holding a fan, with a karako perched on his shoulder, finely polished, signed

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ANTIQUE JEWELED IVORY NETSUKE: Sennin

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Description: ANTIQUE JEWELED IVORY NETSUKE: Sennin 象牙人物根付 Antique carved ivory figural netsuke; of a sennin seated and holding a fan, the back of his robes unusually 'jeweled' with three cabochons, probably garnets; signed, 19th Century

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ANTIQUE WOOD & IVORY NETSUKE

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD & IVORY NETSUKE 木製根付 Highly unusual and finely detailed, antique carved wood and ivory netsuke: in the form of a box with mask on top; the box opening to reveal a scene of a monkey trainer with monkey; unsigned; 19th Century

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ANTIQUE IVORY SEAL-TYPE NETSUKE

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY SEAL-TYPE NETSUKE 象牙根付 Finely patinated, antique ivory seal-type netsuke, with a sage seated atop an openwork pedestal, set on an ivory base; late 18th/early 19th Century, unsigned

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ANTIQUE IVORY RYUSA MANJU NETSUKE

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY RYUSA MANJU NETSUKE 象牙饅頭根付 Antique and fully openwork carved ivory ryusa manju netsuke; with design of a hand fan and other emblems; 19th Century, unsigned

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ANTIQUE IVORY RYUSA MANJU NETSUKE

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY RYUSA MANJU NETSUKE 象牙鏤雕饅頭根付 Beautifully detailed and openwork reticulated, antique ivory ryusa manju netsuke; depicting a phoenix amid large blossoms, unsigned; 19th Century; Provenance: purchased from Denis Szeszler, circa 1991

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ANTIQUE ANTLER SASHI-TYPE NETSUKE

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Description: ANTIQUE ANTLER SASHI-TYPE NETSUKE 差根付 Rare and antique, large carved stag antler sashi type figural netsuke; of a Hannya witch, holding a long club, very finely patinated, early 19th Century

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ANTIQUE FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO

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Description: ANTIQUE FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO 朱漆印籠及緒締 Antique red lacquer four-case inro: carved with figural scenes of Chinese mythological subjects; with agate ojime bead and double gourd lacquer snuff bottle-type netsuke; H: 3" (inro)

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ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO: Seated Oni

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Description: ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO: Seated Oni 象牙雕擺件 Superbly carved, antique Japanese ivory okimono; of an oni, highly animated and tucked into a ball, with double inlaid eyes, late 19th Century; H: 2 1/2"

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO: Satchel

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO: Satchel 象牙雕擺件 Very unusual, antique Japanese Shibayama-type inlaid ivory okimono; in the form of a 'tied' gift satchel on matching stand, late 19th Century; H: 2 1/4", wood stand

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ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO: Monkeys

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Description: ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO: Monkeys 象牙雕猴擺件 Antique Japanese openwork carved ivory okimono; of two monkeys fighting over a branch of persimmons and grapes; late 19th Century; L: 3", lucite stand

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ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO GROUP

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Description: ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO GROUP 象牙雕人物組擺件 Antique sectional carved Japanese ivory okimono group, signed: depicting five children carrying various ladles, bowls and gourds, surrounding a minogame on the ground; L: 4 1/2"

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CARVED IVORY OKIMONO: Man with Box

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Description: CARVED IVORY OKIMONO: Man with Box 象牙雕人物擺件 Finely carved, Japanese ivory okimono; of a man seated on a stump, eating out of a box, with a large basket of fruit and a child by his side, moveable chopsticks; signed in red lacquer seal to base, Circa 1900; H: 4"

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ANTIQUE IVORY OKIMONO: Hotei with Sack

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY OKIMONO: Hotei with Sack 象牙雕布袋擺件 Finely carved and antique, Japanese ivory okimono: of Hotei animatedly walking and balancing a sack on his head, signed in oval reserve, Circa 1900; H: 5 1/4"

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ANTIQUE IVORY OKIMONO: Vendor with Fruit

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY OKIMONO: Vendor with Fruit 象牙雕人物擺件 Fine, antique and parcel-lacquered Japanese ivory okimono; of a vendor weighing fruit, in short robe and with a small sack tied to his waist; signed on inlaid red lacquer reserve to base, Circa 1900; H: 5 3/4", lucite stand

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JAPANESE IVORY BOX & CHINESE NAIL GUARDS

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Description: JAPANESE IVORY BOX & CHINESE NAIL GUARDS 象牙方盒及玳瑁護甲套一對 Antique Japanese, Shibayama-inlaid covered ivory box, of rectangular form with a spray of blossoms and a butterfly in shell and some hardstone, Circa 1900; together with pair antique Chinese tortoiseshell nail guards, with enameled metal mounts, late 19th Century; L: 4" (each guard approx.)

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ANTIQUE IVORY & WOOD BOX: Masks

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY & WOOD BOX: Masks 象牙及木製雕面具紋蓋盒 Highly unusual, antique Japanese carved ivory and wood box; with design of masks in intricate varied subjects; the wood cover with a mask finial, and set on three mask-form ivory feet, 19th Century; H: 4 1/2" (overall)

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE IVORY BOX & COVER

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE IVORY BOX & COVER 象牙面具紋圓蓋盒 Antique Japanese ivory oval box and cover; carved with design of numerous masks of different expressions, with a mask finial and carved face to base, late 19th Century; L: 4" (approx.)

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE CARVED IVORY BOX

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE CARVED IVORY BOX 象牙雕人物紋圓蓋盒 Finely carved antique Japanese ivory box and cover: the body with relief scene of figures in landscape; the cover with seated figure and Daruma doll; late 19th Century, signed; H: 5 1/2"

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ANTIQUE LACQUERED IVORY BRUSHPOT

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Description: ANTIQUE LACQUERED IVORY BRUSHPOT 象牙金漆花鳥紋筆筒 Finely gold lacquered and antique, Japanese ivory brushpot: of natural form, with continuous design of various birds, trees and foliage; with finely carved and ivory inlaid wood stand; 19th Century; H: 5 1/8"

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TWO CHINESE CARVED IVORY PIECES

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Description: TWO CHINESE CARVED IVORY PIECES 象牙雕梅花筆舔及鴛鴦水滴 Two 18th Century-style Chinese carved ivories: brushwasher of naturalistic tree-trunk form with openwork flowering branches; together with water dropper in the form of an archaistic seated duck; with fine detailing to both; L: 5" (brushwasher)

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ANTIQUE CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARD CASE

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Description: ANTIQUE CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARD CASE 外銷象牙雕亭台人物卡片盒 Very elaborately carved, antique Chinese Export ivory calling card case; of rectangular form and unusual diminutive size, with reticulated openwork continuous figural design of village and courtyard scenes, 19th Century; H: 3 1/4"

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ANTIQUE CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARD CASE

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Description: ANTIQUE CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARD CASE 外銷象牙雕亭台人物卡片盒 Very elaborately carved, antique Chinese Export ivory calling card case; with continuous reticulated figural design of courtyards scenes with pavilions, bridges and weeping willows, 19th Century; H: 4 1/4" (approx.)

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ANTIQUE CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARD CASE

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Description: ANTIQUE CHINESE EXPORT IVORY CARD CASE 外銷象牙雕樓台人物卡片盒 Superbly carved, antique Chinese Export ivory calling card case; of rectangular form, with continuous reticulated openwork figural design of gatherings or monks or scholars, monogrammed, 19th Century; H: 4 1/4" (approx.)

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PAIR ANTIQUE EXPORT IVORY CARD CASES

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Description: PAIR ANTIQUE EXPORT IVORY CARD CASES 外銷象牙鏤雕花鳥紋卡片盒 兩件 Pair of attractive, antique Chinese carved Export ivory calling card cases; of shaped forms, with reticulated openwork floral designs to the front; the flattened versos with figural reserves; one with collection number; late 19th Century; H: 3 3/4" (each approx.)

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TWO ANTIQUE CHINESE IVORY FRAMES

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Description: TWO ANTIQUE CHINESE IVORY FRAMES 象牙鏤雕鏡框 兩件 Two antique Chinese carved ivory frames, each with reticulated design of dragons: rectangular with pair hinged openwork doors, the crest with a figural garden scene; oval with pair antithetical dragons circling the frame, Circa 1900; H: 4 3/4" (larger)

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TWO ANTIQUE IVORY PICTURE FRAMES

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Description: TWO ANTIQUE IVORY PICTURE FRAMES 象牙雕花鏡框 兩件 Two antique Chinese Export ivory oval picture frames; each carved with elaborate intertwining floral designs in relief, late 19th Century; H: 4 1/4" (larger)

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