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Auction Description for Clars: January 12th Fine Art & Antique Auction

January 12th Fine Art & Antique Auction

(623 Lots)

by Clars Auction Gallery


623 lots | 622 with images

January 12, 2013

Live Auction

5644 Telegraph Avenue

Oakland, CA, 94609 USA

Phone: 1-510-428-0100

Fax: 1-510-658-9917

Email: info@clars.com

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Three Thai Wooden Buddha, Parinirvana

Lot 4000: Three Thai Wooden Buddha, Parinirvana

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Description: (lot of 3) Thai wooden Buddhist figures, each of the Buddha in parinirvana, reclining above an ornate plinth, two of the Buddha heightened with gilt bodies, largest: 14"l

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Burmese Gilt Lacquered Wood Figure, Birth of the Buddha

Lot 4000A: Burmese Gilt Lacquered Wood Figure, Birth of the Buddha

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Description: Burmese inlaid, gilt and lacquered wooden figure, featuring the birth of the historical Buddha emerging from the hip of Maya, 14"w

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Asian Export Enameled Vase

Lot 4001: Asian Export Enameled Vase

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Description: Asian enameled export porcelain vase, of baluster form embellished with nadeshiko blossoms and a dragon fly flanked by zoomorphic handles, the mouth of a orange hue with stylized birds and leafy tendrils, the foot decorated en suite, 9"h

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Chinese spinach jade plaque, carved with a stylized phoenix and a dragon pursuing a jewel, 3.75

Lot 4002: Chinese spinach jade plaque, carved with a stylized phoenix and a dragon pursuing a jewel, 3.75"w x 5.25"l

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Description: Chinese spinach jade plaque, carved with a stylized phoenix and a dragon pursuing a jewel, 3.75"w x 5.25"l

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(lot of 2) Chinese Peking glass vessels, possibly Republic period, each of compressed globular form, one with green overlay carved w...

Lot 4003: (lot of 2) Chinese Peking glass vessels, possibly Republic period, each of compressed globular form, one with green overlay carved w...

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese Peking glass vessels, possibly Republic period, each of compressed globular form, one with green overlay carved with a carp in a lotus pond in contrast with the translucent ground; together with a pink lotus blossom form brush washer raised on a lotus leaf base, 3.25"w

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Chinese Jade Toggle, Monkey/Horse

Lot 4004: Chinese Jade Toggle, Monkey/Horse

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Description: Chinese carved jade toggle, the pebble shaped with a galloping horse along with a monkey and a cash coin, the celadon matrix with russet inclusions, 2.5"h

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Three Chinese Jade Toggles

Lot 4004A: Three Chinese Jade Toggles

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Description: (lot of 3) Chinese reticulated jade toggles, one pierced with pomegrante, peach and lingzhi; one with a melon suspended from leafy vines; the last of a double gourd accented with a chilong, 2.75"h

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Chinese Bamboo Wrist Rest, Beauty

Lot 4005: Chinese Bamboo Wrist Rest, Beauty

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Description: Chinese bamboo wrist rest, the convex segment carved with a beauty seated under a lantern fixing her hair, 3.25"w x 12.25"l

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Chinese Wood and Bamboo Brush Pot

Lot 4006: Chinese Wood and Bamboo Brush Pot

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Description: Chinese bamboo and wood brush pot, the cylinder carved with the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in elegant pursuits along with two attendants brewing tea, set with a wooden rim and base raised on three small supports, 6.5"h

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Chinese Bamboo Wrist Rest, Text

Lot 4007: Chinese Bamboo Wrist Rest, Text

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Description: Chinese bamboo wrist rest, the bamboo segment with a long poetic inscription from Li Bai's 'Jiang Jin Jiu', 3"w x 1.75"l

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Chinese Export Fan and Box

Lot 4008: Chinese Export Fan and Box

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Description: Chinese export fan and lacquer box, late Qing/Republic period, the paper fan depicted with scholars on a garden terrace with applique face and bodies, the reverse similarly decorated, while the wooden ribs carved with figures; together with a lacquered box accented with gilt sprigs (tears and losses to the fan), box: 12.5"w, fan: 11"h

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Two Chinese Blue-and-White Porcelain Boxes

Lot 4009: Two Chinese Blue-and-White Porcelain Boxes

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese blue-and-white porcelain boxes, Qing dynasty, with a tall lidded box overall accented with peonies and scrolling tendrils; together with one shallow rectangular box with a domed lid painted with flowers in reserve, the sides of the box decorated with auspicous treasures, the interior of the box etched with an inscription, 4.5"w

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Asian Ceramic  Pouring Vessel

Lot 4010: Asian Ceramic Pouring Vessel

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Description: Vietnamese underglaze blue pouring vessel, in the form of a pair of Mandarin ducks with a compressed vessel, 7" long

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Two Chinese Brush Rest, Porcelain and Metal

Lot 4011: Two Chinese Brush Rest, Porcelain and Metal

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese porcelain and metal brush rests, the porcelain one in the form of a mountain range with trees painted in underglaze blue and red, the other of patinated metal in the form of Bodhidharma seated in front of an opened book, 12.25"w

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Chinese Fan, Squirrel and Berries

Lot 4012: Chinese Fan, Squirrel and Berries

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Description: Chinese fan painting, Squirrel and Berries, the right inscribed with the cyclical date wuchen and bearing signature 'Zhang Jing' and two seals, reversed with a long poetic colophon, with a pair of bamboo ribs carved with beauties, 12"h

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Chinese Porcelain Octagonal Jar

Lot 4013: Chinese Porcelain Octagonal Jar

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Description: Chinese enameled porcelain covered jar, of octagonal section with each side featuring an elegant beauty set below a yellow ground floral pattern to the shoulder, the base marked China, the lid decorated en suite (jar and lid drilled), overall: 8"h

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Chinese Green and Yellow Dragon Bowl

Lot 4014: Chinese Green and Yellow Dragon Bowl

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Description: Chinese yellow and green enameled dragon bowl, incised with a pair of writhing green dragons set against a yellow ground, with green lappets framing the short foot, the recessed base with an apocryphal underglaze blue Kangxi mark, 6"w

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Chinese Enameled Jar

Lot 4015: Chinese Enameled Jar

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Description: Chinese polychrome enameled porcelain jar, of rounded form decorated with peonies, a bird and Chinese characters, seal mark on the base, 7.5"h

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Two Chinese Small Marble Wood Stands

Lot 4016: Two Chinese Small Marble Wood Stands

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese marble inset wood stands, each with a gray-white circular marble plaque with dark striations, set within a wood frame raised on faux bamboo supports, 6"w

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Chinese Cloisonne Lobed Vessel

Lot 4017: Chinese Cloisonne Lobed Vessel

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Description: Chinese cloisonne enameled vessel, the lobed royal blue body decorated with floral sprigs amid a scroll pattern below a band of ruyi to the shoulder, 8.5"w

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Chinese Bronze Covered Censer

Lot 4018: Chinese Bronze Covered Censer

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Description: Chinese patinated bronze censer, the cover with a pierced finial, and having rectangle handles, with a decorative band in the center above the tripod, seal mark on the base, 6"h

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Two Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vases, Fisherman

Lot 4019: Two Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vases, Fisherman

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Description: Pair of Chinese enameled porcelain vases, each tapering body decorated with an elderly fisherman along with a child in pink robe on a river bank, inscribed with a poetic colophon, with cyclical date xinwei and bearing signature Wang Qi, the recessed base with a red studio mark, 8.125"h

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Two Chinese Jun-type Bowl and Double Gourd Bottle

Lot 4020: Two Chinese Jun-type Bowl and Double Gourd Bottle

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Description: (lot of 2) Chinese Jun-type ceramic bottle and bowl, consisting of a double gourd bottle vase with a splash of purple to the middle, together with a shallow bowl with a splash to the interior, 6.6"w

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Pair of Japanese Stone Ware Jars

Lot 4021: Pair of Japanese Stone Ware Jars

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Description: Pair of Japanese studio ware jars, each with a flared wide mouth flanked by handles, the reddish brown-charcoal stoneware body coated with a gray-green glaze, 8.5" h

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Japanese lacquered Box  Fairy and Fisherman

Lot 4022: Japanese lacquered Box Fairy and Fisherman

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Description: Japanese lacquer and metal box, Taisho/Showa period, the lid inset with a mixed metal two sided plaque each with a scene from the story of 'The Fairy and Fisherman' by the shore with Mount Fuji, the lower left signed Komin, four sides decorated with plum blossoms in takamakie on a black lacquered ground: 1.5"h x 4.75"w x 3.5"d

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Japanese Photograph Album, Meiji Period

Lot 4023: Japanese Photograph Album, Meiji Period

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Description: Japanese photograph album, late 19th century, eighteen monochrome and one hand-colored prints, with scenes of geisha, famous temples, rivers in and around Kyoto, the lacquered front cover of a woman serving the guest seated in front of a scroll and screen, back cover with various insects and plants executed in takamakie and hiramakie (wear to the binding); album: 10.75''h x 14''w; Provenance: Deaccessioned from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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Japanese Lacquered Cocktail Set

Lot 4024: Japanese Lacquered Cocktail Set

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Description: (lot of 16) Japanese lacquer cocktail set, consisting of a cocktail shaker, six cordials, four sets of cups and saucers and a circular tray each with gilt cherry blossoms, tray: 12" dia

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(lot of 8) Japanese Tea Ceremony  Items

Lot 4025: (lot of 8) Japanese Tea Ceremony Items

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Description: (lot of 8) Group of Japanese tea ceremony items; two fukusa cases, one Meiji/Taisho period, handmade with embroidered band and sachet, decorated with red and gilt plum blossoms on dark green ground with wave design, another red fukusa in silk case; chasen, chashaku, sensui, tea sweet fork in a case, together with a Takatori-yaki ceramic kogo (incense container), the kiri box marked Miraku, 6.5"l x 3"w x 2.25" h

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Japanesque Tri-fold  Mirror

Lot 4026: Japanesque Tri-fold Mirror

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Description: Japanesque tri-fold vanity mirror, beveled mirrors each encased in a brass frame, wooden exterior frame, exterior of the two opening mirrors gilt lacquered with two cranes and two men in kimono with butterfly wings playing Japanese drums, marked Hakurin Arte Jakob Street, Otto Lundels Housen, overall 13"h x 13"w

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Japanese Tea Bowls: Shino and Odo-yaki and Mizusashi

Lot 4027: Japanese Tea Bowls: Shino and Odo-yaki and Mizusashi

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Description: (lot of 3) Japanese ceramic mizusashi with lid, early Showa, water vessel for tea ceremony, of dark gray brown and with a floral finial on the lid, name marked on the lid; together with Japanese tea bowls, Showa period, Odo-yaki summer tea bowl from Tosa, blue lines on buffed ground, Odo mark above the foot; together with a Shino-yaki tea bowl, rose brown ground with pale green, mizusashi: 6"h x 5.25"dia

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Group of Chinese Wood  Stands

Lot 4028: Group of Chinese Wood Stands

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Description: (lot of 52) Assortment of Chinese wood stands, of various shapes and sizes, including plate stands and bases, largest: 12" h

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Group of Chinese Textile Fragments (25)

Lot 4029: Group of Chinese Textile Fragments (25)

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Description: (lot of 25) Chinese embroidered textile fragments, some Qing/Republic period, with various fragments of figures, zoomorphs, and flowers executed in satin stitches, Peking knots and various stitches on a silk ground, largest: 17"w

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Japanese Picture Scroll  of the Taisho Emperor

Lot 4030: Japanese Picture Scroll of the Taisho Emperor

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Description: Japanese handscroll, Taisho period, depicting various ceremonial scenes, starting with calligraphy and the photograph images of the Taisho Emperor and Empress, including the coronation scene, dated Taisho 4 (=1915), 10.37"w, Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Montclair Art Museum (Montclair, New Jersey)

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Four Chinese Textile Fragments

Lot 4031: Four Chinese Textile Fragments

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Description: (lot of 4) Chinese textile fragments, consisting of an orange panel woven with a blue dragon and phoenix above rolling waves; one badge embroidered with a bird on a couched ground and framed within a border with butterflies; along with an orange ground badge with a bird amid satin stitched flowers, auspicious symbols and clouds; together with a gilt couched panel featuring a pair of phoenix amid peonies, 16.5"h

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Group of Chinese Textile Fragments (20)

Lot 4032: Group of Chinese Textile Fragments (20)

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Description: (lot of 20) Chinese embroidered textile fragments, some late Qing/Republic period, including shaped fragments and patches, some featuring bright blossoms and others with figures, largest: 17.25"w

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Burmese Lacquered Boxes

Lot 4033: Burmese Lacquered Boxes

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Description: (lots of 4) Group of Burmese lacquered covered boxes, including two decorated with monkeys and zoomorphs on a dense red and green scrolling ground, largest 8.5" diameter

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Twelve Chinese Wood Stands

Lot 4034: Twelve Chinese Wood Stands

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Description: (lot of 12) Group of Chinese wood stands, of various shapes and sizes, including a mother-of-pearl inlay stand and a Japanese gilt and black lacquered Buddhist shrine altar stand, largest: 13.65" l

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Asian Silk Hanging Panel, Roosters

Lot 4035: Asian Silk Hanging Panel, Roosters

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Description: Asian embroidered silk panel, 19th/early 20th century, satin stitched with a pair of roosters at the base of a bamboo accented with white chrysanthemums, the upper section with songbirds and butterflies (tear and wear), 112''h x 50''w

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Chinese Woman's Skirt Panel

Lot 4036: Chinese Woman's Skirt Panel

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Description: Framed Chinese Han woman's silk skirt, the main panel embroidered with butterflies and flowers in hues of beige, pink and blues, in contrast with the pleats blue and tan floral sprigs, 46.25"h x 45.75"w

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Chinese Long Altar Frontist Hanging

Lot 4037: Chinese Long Altar Frontist Hanging

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Description: Chinese long embroidered altar frontist piece, late Qing/early Republic period, with gilt-wrapped thread couched fu-lions and qilin accented with cloud scrolls and floral bouquets on a satin red ground (losses, tears and loose couching), approx. 70" l

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Chinese Altar Frontist Hanging

Lot 4038: Chinese Altar Frontist Hanging

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Description: Chinese altar frontist piece, late Qing/early Republic period, couched with a large fu-lion clutching a brocade ball along with a smaller cub to the right, amid floral sprigs on a satin red ground, below an upper black panel featuring various vessels and scholars items (loose couching and losses), 39"w

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Chinese Altar Frontist Hanging, Lion

Lot 4039: Chinese Altar Frontist Hanging, Lion

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Description: Chinese silk altar frontist piece, late Qing/early Republic period, featuring the Three Star Immortals executed in satin and couching on a red satin silk ground, the upper panel decorated with children and qilin (loose couching and wear), 38.75"w

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Chinese Scroll, Zhang Shuqi (after), Rooster

Lot 4040: Chinese Scroll, Zhang Shuqi (after), Rooster

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Description: Chinese hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, Rooster, after Zhang Shuqi (Chinese, 1901-1957), the upper left bearing signature 'Shuqi' and two seals, painting: 28.75"h x 19.75"w, overall: 67"h x 26"w

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Chinese Scroll,  Ma Yuanyu (after), Bird/Flower

Lot 4041: Chinese Scroll, Ma Yuanyu (after), Bird/Flower

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Description: Chinese hanging scroll, Ducks and Flowers, after Ma Yuanyu (Chinese, 1669-1722), the upper right with a poetic colophon, dated wushen autumn, bearing signature and two seals, painting: 52.25"h x 13"w, overall: 82.75"h x 18.25"w

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Chinese Scroll, Xu Beihong (after), Rooster

Lot 4042: Chinese Scroll, Xu Beihong (after), Rooster

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Description: Chinese hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, Rooster, after Xu Beihong (Chinese, 1895-1953), the lower right dated 1951 spring, and bearing signature Beihong, followed by two seals and one seal to the lower left, painting: 46.75"h x 19.25"w, overall: 87.5"h x 25"w

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Chinese Scroll, Yan Bolong (after), Birds

Lot 4043: Chinese Scroll, Yan Bolong (after), Birds

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Description: Chinese hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, Birds and Pine, after Yan Bolong (Chinese, 1898-1955), the upper left with a poetic colophon, dated bingxu and bearing signature along with three seals, painting: 38.5"h x 18.75"w, overall: 75"h x 24.25"w

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Korean Six Panel Screen

Lot 4044: Korean Six Panel Screen

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Description: (lot of 6) Korean painted panels, ink and color on paper, Landscapes, each panel bearing title, signature and seals, each panel overall: 67.5"h x 26.25"w

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Chinese Embroidery of Shoulao and Magu

Lot 4045: Chinese Embroidery of Shoulao and Magu

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Description: Framed Chinese embroidered textile hanging, featuring Shoulao (god of longevity) holding a peach and clutching onto a staff suspending a scroll, standing to the left of the female immortal Magu who is carrying a tray with a ewer, jue cup and peach, all accompanied with a spotted deer (losses and wear), overall: 54"h x 29.5"w

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Four Chinese Porcelain Plaques, Fish

Lot 4046: Four Chinese Porcelain Plaques, Fish

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Description: (lot of 4) Chinese enameled porcelain plaques, Fish Amid Water Reeds, each of the upper corners entitled, along with cyclical year dingyou, bearing signature 'Deng Bishan' at Zhushan, along with two painted seals, each overall: 11.25"h x 6.5"w

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Four Chinese Paintings, Wang Wu (after), Bird/Flower

Lot 4047: Four Chinese Paintings, Wang Wu (after), Bird/Flower

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Description: (lot of 4) Framed Chinese paintings, ink and color on paper, Birds and Flowers, each depicting a bird perched amid flowering sprigs or fruiting branches, inscribed with a colophon, bearing signature 'Wang Wu and one seal, painting: 11.125"h x 7.25"w, overall: 15.75"h x 11.75"w

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