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Crystal, Porcelain and Sculpture Online Auction
63 lots with images
March 8, 2013
4901 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX, 77027 USA
Lot 1: A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SILVER PLATED CIRCULAR FOOD WARMERS WITH COVERS Late 20th Century Very good condition.
Description: A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SILVER PLATED CIRCULAR FOOD WARMERS WITH COVERS Late 20th Century The cast rampant lions surmount the half spherical domes which cover the two handled trays, with heat spacers; the circular trays with gadrooned lips and shaped sides create the void for hot water to be placed within. Raised on cast acanthus scroll feet. Each dome bears the stylized inscription of a coat of arms. Stamped "ROYAL CASTLE" on the underside. Very good condition. 16 x 24 x 20 1/2 inches (40.6 x 61 x 52.1 cm). Two pieces total.View additional info »
Description: A PAIR OF CARVED WHITE PEKING GLASS BOWLS Early 20th Century Each bowl of iridescent translucent white jade colored glass features an elegant everted lip and features incised allover carving of tortoiseshells. Raised on low footed base. Very good condition. 2 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (6.3 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm). Two pieces total.View additional info »
Description: A YELLOW JADE SIX DRAGON STATUE Mid 20th Century The six dragons of different sizes and ages are entwined in a composition which resembles a tree. The jade is amber color on the larger dragons and pales to nearly clear as it reaches a baby dragon. The dragon a symbol of Yang (male energy). All raised on a fitted wood base. Very good condition. 8 1/2 x 6 x 3 inches (21.6 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm).View additional info »
Description: A CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A PHOENIX Mid 20th Century An ornately carved and pierced celadon hardstone figure of a Phoenix perched among delicately carved roses and perched on a naturalistic base. Raised on a fitted wooden base. The Phoenix is associated with Kwan-yin or female power balancing the Dragon (yang) energy. Kwan-yin (or Quan Yin) is also an emblem of compassionate watchfulness, good-will, nurturing, and kind-heartedness. Very good condition. 9 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches (24.8 x 24.1 x 8.9 cm).View additional info »
Description: A CHINESE HARDSTONE VASE OF A QILIN Mid 20th Century A hand carved pale celadon hardstone statue of a Fu dog dragon. The winged dragon in a crouching position roars as it protects the Phoenix finial on its back. Raising the finial exposes the carved void beneath. Raised on carved fitted wood base. Smooth finish. Very good condition. 7 3/4 x 9 x 4 1/2 inches (19.7 x 22.9 x 11.4 cm).View additional info »