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Auction Description for Potomack: July 26th Live Auction

July 26th Live Auction

(462 Lots)

by Potomack Company

Platinum House

462 lots | 461 with images

July 26, 2014

Live Auction

1120 North Fairfax Street

Alexandria, VA, 22314 USA

Phone: 703.684.4550

Fax: 703.684.4554

Email: info@potomackcompany.com

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RARE TIBETAN WOOL TIGER-PATTERN SADDLE RUG

Lot 1: RARE TIBETAN WOOL TIGER-PATTERN SADDLE RUG

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Description: RARE TIBETAN WOOL TIGER-PATTERN SADDLE RUG 19th C., of typical waisted oval form with blue stylized tiger stripes centered by a central green stripe edged with red foliate design, with four edged apertures, all enclosed within a blue and blue and white dotted border -- approx. 4' 1 1/2" x 2' 1/4" Literature: A nearly identical saddle rug is illustrated in Sacred & Secular: The Piccus Collection of Tibetan Rugs, Serindia Publications, Inc. (Chicago, 2011) pl. 23, p. 70

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CHINESE WOOL RUG

Lot 2: CHINESE WOOL RUG

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Description: CHINESE WOOL RUG ca. 1900, the rectangular wool rug of light brown tone decorated with a central swastika confronted by bats flanked by pomegranate and finger citron sprays within a pair of blue borders w:33 d:61 in.

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CHINESE HARE'S FUR-GLAZED CONICAL BOWL, SONG DYNASTY

Lot 3: CHINESE HARE'S FUR-GLAZED CONICAL BOWL, SONG DYNASTY

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Description: CHINESE HARE'S FUR-GLAZED CONICAL BOWL, SONG DYNASTY the bowl with flaring sides covering in a deep glaze shading from brown to black, all atop a short cylindrical foot -- dia: 6.5 in. - h:2.50 in.

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CHINESE KRAAK PORSELEIN DISH, MING DYNASTY

Lot 4: CHINESE KRAAK PORSELEIN DISH, MING DYNASTY

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Description: CHINESE KRAAK PORSELEIN DISH, MING DYNASTY the deep circular dish with barbed rim and central roundel painted with ducks by water's edge and birds in flight enclosed within a band of alternating lotus scroll, bamboo and peaches -- dia: 15 1/8 in.

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CHINESE YELLOW-GROUND DRAGON BOWL, KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE

Lot 5: CHINESE YELLOW-GROUND DRAGON BOWL, KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE

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Description: CHINESE YELLOW-GROUND DRAGON BOWL, KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE the circular bowl with rounded sides painted and lightly incised with confronting green and brown dragons each separated by a flaming pearl amidst clouds, the interior also painted yellow, with tall cylindrical foot, with six-character mark under foot and within double circle -- dia: 5 in. - h:2.40 in.

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CHINESE PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED VASE

Lot 6: CHINESE PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED VASE

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Description: CHINESE PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED VASE underglaze blue double ring under foot, of high-shouldered baluster form and covered in a rich peachbloom glaze in tones of rose, crushed raspberry, strawberry and bright green - h:9 in.

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CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE CHARGER

Lot 7: CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE CHARGER

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Description: CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE CHARGER gilt symbol to reverse, the central roundel decorated with soldiers on horseback and pennants enclosed within a wide border of buddhistic emblems and flowers and imaginary animals -- dia: 16 1/8 in.

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PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE RECTANGULAR JARDINIERES, QING DYNASTY

Lot 8: PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE RECTANGULAR JARDINIERES, QING DYNASTY

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Description: PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE RECTANGULAR JARDINIERES, QING DYNASTY possibly Jiaqing, of very slightly flared rectangular shape, the sides painted with Mandarin ducks swimming amidst flowering lotus, iron red scroll to rims, on fitted wood stands (2) - h:1.90 w:6.20 d:3.75 in.

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TWENTY-TWO PIECES CHINESE DISHES, WINE CUPS AND A SMALL POURING VESSEL

Lot 9: TWENTY-TWO PIECES CHINESE DISHES, WINE CUPS AND A SMALL POURING VESSEL

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Description: TWENTY-TWO PIECES CHINESE DISHES, WINE CUPS AND A SMALL POURING VESSEL 18th/19th C., the group including a small pair of famille rose dishes, 18th C. -- dia: 4 in.; 6 various blue and white dishes in the Kangsi taste but transfer printed -- dia: 4.75 in.; 5 smaller Kangxi blue and white dishes with various dates under foot rims -- dia: approx. 4 in.; 7 pieces Chinese Imari, including a miniature tea pot and cover, one dish and 5 cups, various designs; together with two other blue and white cups (22)

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XU SHICHANG (CHINESE, 1855-1939) ORCHID Ink on paper: 26 x 17 in.

Lot 12: XU SHICHANG (CHINESE, 1855-1939) ORCHID Ink on paper: 26 x 17 in.

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Description: XU SHICHANG (CHINESE, 1855-1939) ORCHID Ink on paper: 26 x 17 in. Right side in Chinese script; talks about the orchids; signed with his pen name: Shui Zhu Cunren and one artist seal Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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MA SHOUHUA (CHINESE, 1893-1977) PAINTED FAN along with TWO FANS

Lot 13: MA SHOUHUA (CHINESE, 1893-1977) PAINTED FAN along with TWO FANS

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Description: MA SHOUHUA (CHINESE, 1893-1977) PAINTED FAN along with TWO FANS Ma shouhua (1893-1977) painting, Wu Jingheng (1865-1953) calligraphy, dated 1950; Liu Disheng (1907-1980) painting, Zhang Huisheng calligraphy, and dated 1957; Xiao Shoupeng's calligraphy, painted by unknown artist, dated 1932 (3) Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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YANG ZHONGZI (CHINESE, 1885-1962) PEONIES WITH BEE, 1933 Ink and watercolor mounted on silk hanging scroll: 47 x 13 in.

Lot 14: YANG ZHONGZI (CHINESE, 1885-1962) PEONIES WITH BEE, 1933 Ink and watercolor mounted on silk hanging scroll: 47 x 13 in.

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Description: YANG ZHONGZI (CHINESE, 1885-1962) PEONIES WITH BEE, 1933 Ink and watercolor mounted on silk hanging scroll: 47 x 13 in. Lower left artist seal and dated in lunar calendar Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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QIAN SHOUTIE AND TAO SHOUBO (Chinese, 1897-1967) and (Chinese, 1902-1997) GOLDFISH AND LOTUS, Autumn 1944 Watercolor and ink: 31 X 1...

Lot 15: QIAN SHOUTIE AND TAO SHOUBO (Chinese, 1897-1967) and (Chinese, 1902-1997) GOLDFISH AND LOTUS, Autumn 1944 Watercolor and ink: 31 X 1...

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Description: QIAN SHOUTIE AND TAO SHOUBO (Chinese, 1897-1967) and (Chinese, 1902-1997) GOLDFISH AND LOTUS, Autumn 1944 Watercolor and ink: 31 X 13 in. Right side inscribed in Chinese script by Qian Shoutie: 1944 Autumn, Tao Shoubo painted the lotus flower and I added the gold fish; with one artist seal: Qian Yei Provenance: Private collection

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ZHAO SHIHUI (CHINESE) ROSE, 1934 Ink and watercolor on paper mounted on silk: 51 x 10 1/2 in.

Lot 16: ZHAO SHIHUI (CHINESE) ROSE, 1934 Ink and watercolor on paper mounted on silk: 51 x 10 1/2 in.

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Description: ZHAO SHIHUI (CHINESE) ROSE, 1934 Ink and watercolor on paper mounted on silk: 51 x 10 1/2 in. Framed; upper right signed and dated in Chinese script Zhao Shihui 1934 with Ling Hu's seal; Center left inscribed in Chinese by Gui Baizhu (1878-1968) Praising Zhao Shihui, comparing her work to Yu Feian with Baizhu seal Provenance: Private collection

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SONG JUNFANG (CHINESE, 1900-1987) BIRD AND FLOWERS, 1930 Ink and watercolor on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll: 34 1/2 x 13 in.

Lot 17: SONG JUNFANG (CHINESE, 1900-1987) BIRD AND FLOWERS, 1930 Ink and watercolor on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll: 34 1/2 x 13 in.

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Description: SONG JUNFANG (CHINESE, 1900-1987) BIRD AND FLOWERS, 1930 Ink and watercolor on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll: 34 1/2 x 13 in. Lower left two seals; dedicated to Nan Zhi's wife Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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CHEN WEN HSI (SINGAPOREAN, 1906-1992) DUCK Ink and color on paper mounted: 37 x 17 in. (full paper) 47 x 21 in. (including mat)

Lot 18: CHEN WEN HSI (SINGAPOREAN, 1906-1992) DUCK Ink and color on paper mounted: 37 x 17 in. (full paper) 47 x 21 in. (including mat)

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Description: CHEN WEN HSI (SINGAPOREAN, 1906-1992) DUCK Ink and color on paper mounted: 37 x 17 in. (full paper) 47 x 21 in. (including mat) Framed; upper right signed and inscribed in Chinese script with one artist seal; "Chen Wenhsi;" Chen was an important figure in the art scene of the 50s and 60s in Singapore, he was part of the group of pioneer artists who set out to discover and depict a uniquely 'Southeast Asian' form of artistic expression. He attended the Xin Hua Academy of Fine Art in Shanghai in 1930, where he studied with Pan Tianshou (Chinese, 1897-1971) and he was contemporaries with the likes of Liu Kang and Chen Chong Swee - with whom he would continue to produce art following their migration to Singapore. Provenance: A gift from the artist to the present owner

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AFTER ZHU HENIAN SEATED WOMAN along with a WOMAN IN A LANDSCAPE BY TANG LUMING Watercolor and ink: 38 x 15 in. and 38 x 16 in.

Lot 19: AFTER ZHU HENIAN SEATED WOMAN along with a WOMAN IN A LANDSCAPE BY TANG LUMING Watercolor and ink: 38 x 15 in. and 38 x 16 in.

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Description: AFTER ZHU HENIAN SEATED WOMAN along with a WOMAN IN A LANDSCAPE BY TANG LUMING Watercolor and ink: 38 x 15 in. and 38 x 16 in.

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WU CHEN (CHINESE, 19TH - 20TH CENTURY) SEASONAL FLOWERS - WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER , AND FALL, 1921 Each 36 3/4 x 8 in. (sheet)

Lot 20: WU CHEN (CHINESE, 19TH - 20TH CENTURY) SEASONAL FLOWERS - WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER , AND FALL, 1921 Each 36 3/4 x 8 in. (sheet)

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Description: WU CHEN (CHINESE, 19TH - 20TH CENTURY) SEASONAL FLOWERS - WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER , AND FALL, 1921 Each 36 3/4 x 8 in. (sheet) Calligraphy: copies the Yun Nan Tian style of painting, dedicated to Hui Xing (the artist is the wife of Hui Xing's elder brother); two artist seals: Yi lan and Wu Chen (4) Provenance: Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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STYLE OF LI KUCHAN TWO BIRDS WITH A WORM Ink and watercolor: 7 1/4 x 12 in.

Lot 21: STYLE OF LI KUCHAN TWO BIRDS WITH A WORM Ink and watercolor: 7 1/4 x 12 in.

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Description: STYLE OF LI KUCHAN TWO BIRDS WITH A WORM Ink and watercolor: 7 1/4 x 12 in. Framed; inscribed in Chinese script dated and signed: 1978 and with one seal: Li Ku Chan

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AFTER JIANG ZHAOHE (CHINESE, 1904-1986) OLD MAN - AITING Ink on paper: 22 X 19 3/4 in.

Lot 22: AFTER JIANG ZHAOHE (CHINESE, 1904-1986) OLD MAN - AITING Ink on paper: 22 X 19 3/4 in.

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Description: AFTER JIANG ZHAOHE (CHINESE, 1904-1986) OLD MAN - AITING Ink on paper: 22 X 19 3/4 in. Inscribed in Chinese script dated and signed: 1939, Jiang Zhaohe and titled: Portait of Aiting

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LANG JINGSHAN (CHINESE, 1892-1995) JIJING SHEYING - LANDSCAPE COMPOSITE Silver print composite: 12 1/2 X 10 1/2 in.; sheet size 20 x...

Lot 23: LANG JINGSHAN (CHINESE, 1892-1995) JIJING SHEYING - LANDSCAPE COMPOSITE Silver print composite: 12 1/2 X 10 1/2 in.; sheet size 20 x...

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Description: LANG JINGSHAN (CHINESE, 1892-1995) JIJING SHEYING - LANDSCAPE COMPOSITE Silver print composite: 12 1/2 X 10 1/2 in.; sheet size 20 x 16 in. (51 x 41 cm) Verso in ink: inscribed "# 18" Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wang Jiyuan and by descent to the present owner

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POSSIBLY CHEN BAOCHEN (CHINESE, 1848-1935) SEVEN CHARACTER COUPLET STANDARD SCRIPT, 1928 Ink on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll...

Lot 24: POSSIBLY CHEN BAOCHEN (CHINESE, 1848-1935) SEVEN CHARACTER COUPLET STANDARD SCRIPT, 1928 Ink on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll...

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Description: POSSIBLY CHEN BAOCHEN (CHINESE, 1848-1935) SEVEN CHARACTER COUPLET STANDARD SCRIPT, 1928 Ink on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll: 50 x 10 1/2 in. Lower left inscribed in Chinese script "80 years old" with two Chen Baochen seals; Chen Baochen was tutor of the Xuantong Emperor Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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CAI YUANPEI (CHINESE, 1868-1940) SEVEN CHARACTER STANDARD SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper: 50 x 11 1/4 in.

Lot 25: CAI YUANPEI (CHINESE, 1868-1940) SEVEN CHARACTER STANDARD SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper: 50 x 11 1/4 in.

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Description: CAI YUANPEI (CHINESE, 1868-1940) SEVEN CHARACTER STANDARD SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper: 50 x 11 1/4 in. Mounted on hanging scroll; right scroll: dedicated to his classmate Nan Zhi; left scroll; signed and sealed Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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ZHANG ZHAOQIN (CHINESE, 1873-1962) CALLIGRAPHY, 1953 Ink on paper: 26 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.

Lot 26: ZHANG ZHAOQIN (CHINESE, 1873-1962) CALLIGRAPHY, 1953 Ink on paper: 26 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.

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Description: ZHANG ZHAOQIN (CHINESE, 1873-1962) CALLIGRAPHY, 1953 Ink on paper: 26 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. Upper right seal; lower left two seals, inscribed in Chinese "80 years old," and dated in lunar calendar Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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YU YOUREN (CHINESE, 1879 - 1964) FIVE CHARACTER COUPLET IN CURSIVE SCRIPT Ink on color on silver plum blossom design paper mounted:...

Lot 27: YU YOUREN (CHINESE, 1879 - 1964) FIVE CHARACTER COUPLET IN CURSIVE SCRIPT Ink on color on silver plum blossom design paper mounted:...

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Description: YU YOUREN (CHINESE, 1879 - 1964) FIVE CHARACTER COUPLET IN CURSIVE SCRIPT Ink on color on silver plum blossom design paper mounted: 53 x 13 1/4 in. Remounted at a later date on a scroll. Early work by Yu Youren. The cursive script is a famous saying from Sun Yat Sen (1866-1925); only humility and submission can make a perfect man; thus heaven and earth were completed with all their mighty throng; right scroll right sided in Chinese script a dedication to: Zhao Dejin and one seal "half crying half laugh studio owner;" left scroll signed and two seals 'Yu Youren"

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JIA JINGDE (CHINESE, 1879-1960) CALLIGRAPHY STANDARD SCRIPT, 1955 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 10 1/2 x 69 in.

Lot 28: JIA JINGDE (CHINESE, 1879-1960) CALLIGRAPHY STANDARD SCRIPT, 1955 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 10 1/2 x 69 in.

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Description: JIA JINGDE (CHINESE, 1879-1960) CALLIGRAPHY STANDARD SCRIPT, 1955 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 10 1/2 x 69 in. Signed and 3 seals Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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XIAO ZISHENG (CHINESE, 1893-1976) CALLIGRAPHY, 1926 Ink on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll: 12 x 45 in.

Lot 29: XIAO ZISHENG (CHINESE, 1893-1976) CALLIGRAPHY, 1926 Ink on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll: 12 x 45 in.

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Description: XIAO ZISHENG (CHINESE, 1893-1976) CALLIGRAPHY, 1926 Ink on paper mounted on silk hanging scroll: 12 x 45 in. Lower left two seals and dated in lunar calendar Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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ZHUANG YAN (CHINESE, 1899-1980) CALLIGRAPHY RUNNING SCRIPT, 1959 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 18 x 11 in.

Lot 30: ZHUANG YAN (CHINESE, 1899-1980) CALLIGRAPHY RUNNING SCRIPT, 1959 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 18 x 11 in.

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Description: ZHUANG YAN (CHINESE, 1899-1980) CALLIGRAPHY RUNNING SCRIPT, 1959 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 18 x 11 in. Lower left artist seal and dated; upper right seal Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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ZHUANG YAN (CHINESE, 1899-1980) CALLIGRAPHY RUNNING SCRIPT Ink on paper mounted on silk: 15 x 12 in.

Lot 31: ZHUANG YAN (CHINESE, 1899-1980) CALLIGRAPHY RUNNING SCRIPT Ink on paper mounted on silk: 15 x 12 in.

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Description: ZHUANG YAN (CHINESE, 1899-1980) CALLIGRAPHY RUNNING SCRIPT Ink on paper mounted on silk: 15 x 12 in. Lower left artist seal Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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ZHANG ZIKAI (CHINESE, 1900-1983) SIX CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET, 1973 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 32 x 8 in.

Lot 32: ZHANG ZIKAI (CHINESE, 1900-1983) SIX CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET, 1973 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 32 x 8 in.

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Description: ZHANG ZIKAI (CHINESE, 1900-1983) SIX CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET, 1973 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 32 x 8 in. Lower left two seals and dated in lunar calendar Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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YAN YUFEN (CHINESE, 1902-) STANDARD CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET Ink on paper mounted on silk scroll: 48 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.

Lot 33: YAN YUFEN (CHINESE, 1902-) STANDARD CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET Ink on paper mounted on silk scroll: 48 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.

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Description: YAN YUFEN (CHINESE, 1902-) STANDARD CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET Ink on paper mounted on silk scroll: 48 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Chinese script praising Wang Jiyuan with three seals Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wang Jiyuan and by descent to the present owner

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CHENG CANGBO (CHENG ZHONGXING) (CHINESE, 1903-1990) RUNNING SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper mounted on silk: 12 x 30 1/2 in.

Lot 34: CHENG CANGBO (CHENG ZHONGXING) (CHINESE, 1903-1990) RUNNING SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper mounted on silk: 12 x 30 1/2 in.

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Description: CHENG CANGBO (CHENG ZHONGXING) (CHINESE, 1903-1990) RUNNING SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper mounted on silk: 12 x 30 1/2 in. Left side two seals; dedicated to Nan Zhi Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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CHENG CANGBO (CHENG ZHONGXING) (CHINESE, 1903-1990) RUNNING SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper: mounted on silk 10 1/4 x 42 1/4 in.

Lot 35: CHENG CANGBO (CHENG ZHONGXING) (CHINESE, 1903-1990) RUNNING SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper: mounted on silk 10 1/4 x 42 1/4 in.

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Description: CHENG CANGBO (CHENG ZHONGXING) (CHINESE, 1903-1990) RUNNING SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper: mounted on silk 10 1/4 x 42 1/4 in. Right side artist seal; left side in Chinese script; signed and with two artist seals; dedicated to Nan Zhi Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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WANG ZHUANGWEI (CHINESE, 1909-1998) EIGHT CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET IN RUNNING SCRIPT Ink on paper mounted on silk: 40 1/2 x 6 1...

Lot 37: WANG ZHUANGWEI (CHINESE, 1909-1998) EIGHT CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET IN RUNNING SCRIPT Ink on paper mounted on silk: 40 1/2 x 6 1...

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Description: WANG ZHUANGWEI (CHINESE, 1909-1998) EIGHT CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET IN RUNNING SCRIPT Ink on paper mounted on silk: 40 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. Lower left two signed: Zhuangwei and with one seal; right side dedicated to Nan Zhi Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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PU RU (PU XIN YU) (CHINESE, 1896-1963) TWO CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY IN RUNNING SCRIPT- FLEETING BIRD Ink on paper: 11 1/2 x 26 in.

Lot 39: PU RU (PU XIN YU) (CHINESE, 1896-1963) TWO CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY IN RUNNING SCRIPT- FLEETING BIRD Ink on paper: 11 1/2 x 26 in.

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Description: PU RU (PU XIN YU) (CHINESE, 1896-1963) TWO CHARACTER CALLIGRAPHY IN RUNNING SCRIPT- FLEETING BIRD Ink on paper: 11 1/2 x 26 in. Left side in Chinese script: dated 1957 and signed: Pu Xin Yu; and with two seals Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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OU HAONIAN (CHINESE, 1935-) CALLIGRAPHY CANTONESE STYLE, 1978 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 12 x 27 in.

Lot 40: OU HAONIAN (CHINESE, 1935-) CALLIGRAPHY CANTONESE STYLE, 1978 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 12 x 27 in.

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Description: OU HAONIAN (CHINESE, 1935-) CALLIGRAPHY CANTONESE STYLE, 1978 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 12 x 27 in. Upper right artist seal; lower left artist seal Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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WANG ZHUANGWEI (CHINESE, 1909-1998) CALLIGRAPHY STANDARD/RUNNING SCRIPT,1960 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 13 1/2 x 52 in.

Lot 41: WANG ZHUANGWEI (CHINESE, 1909-1998) CALLIGRAPHY STANDARD/RUNNING SCRIPT,1960 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 13 1/2 x 52 in.

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Description: WANG ZHUANGWEI (CHINESE, 1909-1998) CALLIGRAPHY STANDARD/RUNNING SCRIPT,1960 Ink on paper mounted on silk: 13 1/2 x 52 in. Lower left artist seal Provenance: A gift from the artist to Wen Lin Yao also known as Nan Zhi and by descent to the present owner

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CHINESE ARTS AND CRAFTS YELLOW GOLD AND ROSE QUARTZ NECKLACE

Lot 43: CHINESE ARTS AND CRAFTS YELLOW GOLD AND ROSE QUARTZ NECKLACE

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Description: CHINESE ARTS AND CRAFTS YELLOW GOLD AND ROSE QUARTZ NECKLACE bale and clasp tongue marked 14K and tongue with two conjoined initials, the good pink material carved as a leafy gourdine group mounted with finely cast stems, leaves and vining tendrils below a flared bale, the clasp topped by a single leaf, the necklace strung with a graduated bead necklace

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MUGHAL WHITE JADE PIN WITH BERYL, HEAT TREATED RUBY, DIAMOND AND GOLD WIRE INLAY

Lot 44: MUGHAL WHITE JADE PIN WITH BERYL, HEAT TREATED RUBY, DIAMOND AND GOLD WIRE INLAY

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Description: MUGHAL WHITE JADE PIN WITH BERYL, HEAT TREATED RUBY, DIAMOND AND GOLD WIRE INLAY the circular white jade plaque now mounted on gold pin back, and set on the front with the design of a flowering plant outlined in gold wire and set with table cut diamond, heat treated rubies and beryl -- dia: 1.5 in.

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SIX CHINESE GILT-SILVER, JADE AND KINGFISHER HAIR PINS

Lot 45: SIX CHINESE GILT-SILVER, JADE AND KINGFISHER HAIR PINS

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Description: SIX CHINESE GILT-SILVER, JADE AND KINGFISHER HAIR PINS the first, with a short gilt pin and white jade carved phoenix topped with a scrolling lotus mounted en tremblant; second, a long double pin with reticulated carp and surmounted by a teardrop-shaped carved white jade mounted en tremblant with kingfisher feather decoration; several pins marked: one reading "guang mei jin dian" and the other marked "tian zhun" (6)

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CHINESE GREEN FLUORITE BOMBE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

Lot 46: CHINESE GREEN FLUORITE BOMBE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

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Description: CHINESE GREEN FLUORITE BOMBE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER with mask form handles, the high domed cover masks and buddhistic lion finial, with fitted wood stand -- h: 11.5 in. over handles

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CHINESE AGATE BUDDHISTIC LION AND CUBS

Lot 47: CHINESE AGATE BUDDHISTIC LION AND CUBS

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Description: CHINESE AGATE BUDDHISTIC LION AND CUBS carved as a female buddhistic lion with a front paw atop a ball, with three cubs climbing on her, wood stand - w:6.75 in.

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CHINESE HUANGHUALI BITONG (BRUSH POT)

Lot 48: CHINESE HUANGHUALI BITONG (BRUSH POT)

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Description: CHINESE HUANGHUALI BITONG (BRUSH POT) the well figured wood carved to a very slightly flaring cylindrical form, central aperture with plug -- dia: 7 in. - h:6.74 in.

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CHINESE BRONZE FIGURE OF A SCHOLAR, 17TH/18TH C.

Lot 49: CHINESE BRONZE FIGURE OF A SCHOLAR, 17TH/18TH C.

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Description: CHINESE BRONZE FIGURE OF A SCHOLAR, 17TH/18TH C. the well modeled figure shown standing and swathed in flowing robes, with one hand slightly raised and the other hidden in his robe, a double gourd flask at his waist - h:9.90 in.

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CHINESE BRONZE MODEL OF SEATED WOMAN ON ROCKERY, MING DYNASTY

Lot 50: CHINESE BRONZE MODEL OF SEATED WOMAN ON ROCKERY, MING DYNASTY

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Description: CHINESE BRONZE MODEL OF SEATED WOMAN ON ROCKERY, MING DYNASTY the woman dressed in loose flowing robes with her legs folded under her and hands to the sides, seated atop stylized rock work - h:11.50 in.

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CHINESE WOOD CARVED FIGURE OF GUANYIN

Lot 51: CHINESE WOOD CARVED FIGURE OF GUANYIN

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Description: CHINESE WOOD CARVED FIGURE OF GUANYIN the standing goddess of benevolence clad in draped robes with her hair upswept in a chignon, with a bottle in one hand and a whisk in the other, modeled standing on a lotus-trimmed vase, covered in a faux distressed dark paint and red lacquer finish - h:34 in.

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MING DYNASTY PAINTED AND GLAZED POTTERY HORSE

Lot 56: MING DYNASTY PAINTED AND GLAZED POTTERY HORSE

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Description: MING DYNASTY PAINTED AND GLAZED POTTERY HORSE the equine standing foursquare on a shaped rectangular base, with sancai-glazed saddle cloth and trappings -- h: 14.75 in.; together with a figure of a dignitary standing on a hexagonal base, his belt sleeves and flanges to robe picked out in tones of sancai glaze, polychrome highlights -- h: 10.25 in. (2)

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FOUR CHINESE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURES

Lot 57: FOUR CHINESE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURES

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Description: FOUR CHINESE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURES the group of grey pottery figures including a dragon, a bixie, a chicken and another beast, simply molded and painted with polychrome -- h (of tallest): 5 in. (4) Other Notes: One with Kitty Higgins tag and labeled Yuan Dynasty, and another with typed Yuan Dynasty tag

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CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED JARDINIERE, LATE 19TH C.

Lot 58: CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED JARDINIERE, LATE 19TH C.

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Description: CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED JARDINIERE, LATE 19TH C. of globular form with a flat rim painted with flowers and scrolling foliage, the sides with a continuous design of flowers in molded vases, clocks and buddhistic emblems reserved on a turquoise blue ground -- dia: 12.5 in.

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CHINESE EXPORT TEAPOT, 18TH C.

Lot 59: CHINESE EXPORT TEAPOT, 18TH C.

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Description: CHINESE EXPORT TEAPOT, 18TH C. of globular form with C-form handle and domed cover with bud-form knop, decorated in an unusual design of Chinese sampans with multi-colored flags flying with extensive mountains beyond, gold highlights -- 6.25 in. from spout over handle

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