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Auction Description for Altair Auctions: Extraordinary Asian Works of Art

Extraordinary Asian Works of Art

by Altair Auctions


285 lots with images

March 17, 2014

Live Auction

136-17 39TH AVENUE

GROUND FLOOR

FLUSHING, NY, 11354 USA

Phone: 781.349.8388

Fax: 781.349.8327

Email: e.rullo@altair-auctions.com

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 1: 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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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 2: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved jade snuff bottle, in ovoid form, with an inlaid turquoise domed stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 3: Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C, jade snuff bottle, in a flattened ovoid form, carved crane and landscape in relief on the face, with coral stopper. Length 2 5/8 in.

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Chinese Enameled and Gilt Snuff Bottle

Lot 4: 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 Yellow Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 5: Chinese Yellow Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., yellow jade snuff bottle, in a flattened ovoid form with fluted edges, with orange domed stopper. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 6: Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 20th C., glass snuff bottle, in a rounded rectangular form, with an array of colorfully painted figures on interior, with stopper. Width 2 1/2 in., Height 1/2 in.

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Chinese Black and White Jade Snuff Bottle

Lot 7: Chinese Black and White Jade Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 18th C., black and white jade snuff bottle intricately carved with fisherman in boat and pine tree, with stopper. Height 3 1/4 in., Width 2 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 8: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 18th C., carved agate snuff bottle, of a flattened circular form, carved in relief with scholar figures in a landscape setting, with stopper. Length 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Crystal Snuff Bottle

Lot 9: Chinese Crystal Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved crystal snuff bottle, in a rounded rectangular form, with a red domed stopper. Height 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 10: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., white Peking glass snuff bottle of flattened rectangular form, with amber-colored stopper. Height 3 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 11: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., carved agate snuff bottle, two figures sit beneath a tree in front of their home, Height 6 in.

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Very Rare Chinese Snuff Bottle

Lot 12: Very Rare Chinese Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., very rare and large snuff bottle made of cloisonne molded gourd and ivory with mark on base. Height 3 7/8 in.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 13: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., agate snuff bottle, dark figure seated in relief against a landscape scene, with red stopper . Height 3 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 14: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., peking glass snuff bottle, broad shoulders, scalloped design on both sides, with red stopper. Height 2 1/4 in.

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Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Lot 15: Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, ovoid form with the head of a mythical creature featured on both sides, with gilded coral stopper. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Horn-Carved Snuff Bottle

Lot 16: Chinese Horn-Carved Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., horn-carved snuff bottle, cylindrical in form, with silver gilded stopper. Height 3 1/8 in.

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Two Chinese Cinnebar Snuff Bottle

Lot 17: Two Chinese Cinnebar Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, ROC period, cinnabar snuff bottle with Qianlong mark. Cinnabar snuff bottle with enameled inlay with Qianlong mark. Height 2 3/4 in.

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Chinese Amethyst Snuff Bottle

Lot 18: Chinese Amethyst Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, 19th C., amethyst snuff bottle with coral stopper in the form of an eggplant. Height 3 in.

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Four Chinese Blue And White Snuff Bottles

Lot 19: Four Chinese Blue And White Snuff Bottles

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Description: China, 19th C., four blue and white snuff bottles, three cylindrical in form, one ovoid, one with red stopper, figural and mythical design. Height 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Enameled Copper Snuff Bottle

Lot 20: 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 Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 21: Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: China, carved agate snuff bottle, expertly carved rounded square form with pine tree and bird, with lid. Length 2 1/2 in.

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Pair of Chinese Agate Covered Bowls

Lot 22: Pair of Chinese Agate Covered Bowls

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Description: China, Liao Dynasty, a pair of carved agate bowls with covers and bases, with gold fixtures, expertly carved bowls, lids feature golden petal lapet around rims, with golden floral motif on handle, bases feature golden floral motif around rim, with a footed base depicting golden petal lapet. Height 2 in., Width 7 3/4 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Brush Washer

Lot 23: Chinese Jadeite Brush Washer

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Description: China, 19th C., smoothly carved jadeite brush washer with a mythical creature clinging to the side of the vessel, decorated by the natural striations in the stone. Width 4 3/4 in., Height 2 1/2 in., Diameter 3 in.

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Two Chinese Jadeite Hat Tubes

Lot 24: Two Chinese Jadeite Hat Tubes

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Description: China, 19th C., two smoothly carved jadeite hat tubes, characterized by a natural coloration of dappled pale green and white. Length 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Jade Covered Jar

Lot 25: Chinese Jade Covered Jar

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Description: China, delicately incised jade covered jar, lid attached to body by jade chain, jar and lid have an intricately carved mountain scene with scholarly figures, ornate jade base accompanies jar, four character mark incised on the underside of base. Height 15 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Foo Dog

Lot 26: Chinese Carved Jade Foo Dog

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Description: China, 18th C., carved jade figure of a Foo dog, with detailed skin and facial expression, pierced for hanging. Height 2 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Buddha

Lot 27: Chinese Jadeite Buddha

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Description: China, carved jadeite Buddha figure in a seated position, holding Yuan Bao in one hand and peaches in the other, surrounded by symbols of good fortune, with intricately carved wood base. Height 6 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Horse

Lot 28: Chinese Jade Horse

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Description: China, Qing Period, seated jade horse, minimally carved, with rich detail of the stone's natural striations. Length 5 in., Width 3 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Dragon and Phoenix

Lot 29: Chinese Carved Jade Dragon and Phoenix

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Description: China, carved jade figure, a winged phoenix is intertwined with a seated dragon, detailing in wings and claws, presented on a flat oblong base. Length 4 in., Height 5 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Happy Buddha

Lot 30: Chinese Jadeite Happy Buddha

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Description: China, jadeite happy Buddha, green stone with flecks of deeper coloring throughout, fine detailing, seated on wooden, circular base that has a ruyi design. Height 10 in.

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Chinese Jade Brush Tube

Lot 31: Chinese Jade Brush Tube

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Description: China, 19th C., jade brush tube with floral decorations carved in relief, decorating the length of the tube, with a smoothly carved end holding bristles. Length with bristles 12 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Mountain

Lot 32: Chinese Jade Mountain

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Description: China, expertly carved jade mountain, with a scene of scholars in a mountainous landscape setting, with structures and pine trees in the distance. Height 6 in., Width 3 in.

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Chinese Carved Jadeite Brush Pot

Lot 33: Chinese Carved Jadeite Brush Pot

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Description: China, 19th C., carved jadeite brush pot, in a naturalistic form, mimicking the trunk and branches of a foliate tree, with a bird perched and ready to take flight, with hues of green and brown in the jadeite. Length 4 1/2 in., Width 4 1/2 in. Provenance: From the private collection of Mrs. Pearl K. Jennison, of New London, New Hampshire.

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Chinese Hetian Jade Carved Brush Pot with Incised

Lot 34: Chinese Hetian Jade Carved Brush Pot with Incised

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Description: China, 19th C., hetian jade carved brush pot, a naturalistic scene of figures on horseback crossing a bridge in dense forest, with incised calligraphy, two seals on base. Height 6 1/2 in. Width 7 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Coral Figure

Lot 35: 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 Jadeite and Gold Bangle

Lot 36: Chinese Jadeite and Gold Bangle

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Description: China, antique jadeite bangle with gold foo lion, expertly carved in a smooth rounded form, with gold detailing of a foo lion. Diameter 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Brush Pot

Lot 37: Chinese Jadeite Brush Pot

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Description: China, carved jadeite brush pot, a pale purple color, intricately carved in a natural bamboo form with leaves, two birds sit upon an attached tree branch looking back on a green, carved insect. Height 11 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jade Bodhidharma

Lot 38: Chinese Jade Bodhidharma

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Description: China, 20th C., carved jade Bodhidharma, in a seated position under a Puti tree with one hand holding the prayer beads and the other with a shaft, with rosewood stand. Height 11 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Buddha Figure

Lot 39: Chinese Jadeite Buddha Figure

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Description: China, carved jadeite Buddha figure, Buddha sits atop mythical beast in a crouched position, with a joyous expression, surrounded by children, with wooden base. Height 12 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Mythical Animal

Lot 40: Chinese Jadeite Mythical Animal

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Description: China, smoothly and intricately carved jadeite mythical animal, depicted in a resting position, with footed wood base. Length 3 3/4 in.

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Chinese Carved Jadeite Mountain

Lot 41: Chinese Carved Jadeite Mountain

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Description: China, ROC Period, carved jadeite mountain, intricately carved with figure riding cow over bridge through a natural mountainous landscape, decorated with natural mottled coloration in stone. Height 12 in.

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Chinese Covered Jade Vase

Lot 42: Chinese Covered Jade Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., covered jade vase with footed base, expertly carved with figure in natural landscape, footed base of auspicious symbols, with intricately carved upright mythical creature ears, lid has two seated figures. Height 14 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite God of Wealth

Lot 43: Chinese Jadeite God of Wealth

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Description: China, jadeite god of wealth, with flowing robes and expertly carved smiling face and natural elements, in dappled rich light and dark jade. Height 19 in., Width 14 1.2 in.

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Chinese Jade Flower Pot

Lot 44: Chinese Jade Flower Pot

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Description: China, Jade Flower Pot with well carved light jade vase depicting floral elements and organic matter, with a richly stained and carved wood grain stand. Height 4 1/2 in., Width 3 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Pendant

Lot 45: Chinese Jadeite Pendant

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Description: China, expertly carved jadeite pendant, with striking floral motifs and the figure of a fish, with green hue. Height 2 in., Width 1 1/2 in.

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Chinese Carved Jade Guanyin Figure

Lot 46: Chinese Carved Jade Guanyin Figure

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Description: China, carved jade figure of Guanyin, expertly carved figure of Guanyin in a standing position on a lotus base, wearing flowing robes with ruyi scepter in hand. Length 3 1/4 in.

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Chinese Jadeite Pendant

Lot 47: Chinese Jadeite Pendant

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Description: China, carved jadeite pendant, in a flattened oblong form, expertly carved with dragonfly against floral motif, with GIA certificate. Length 1 1/2 in., Width 1/2 in.

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Chinese Gold and Coral Ring

Lot 48: 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 Jadeite Bracelet

Lot 49: Chinese Jadeite Bracelet

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Description: China, carved jadeite bracelet, eight flattened, oblong, smooth pieces of jade in gold settings chained together. Length 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Jadeite and Platinum/Silver Ring

Lot 50: Chinese Jadeite and Platinum/Silver Ring

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Description: China, jadeite ring with platinum/silver, expertly carved jadeite in ovoid form, set in platinum/silver band with brand logo. Ring Size: 8 3/4.

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