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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
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Collection of old and antique Chinese and Japanese ivories, from two Orange County Estates; Carved jades, Chinese snuff bottles, and carved netsuke (including erotic) from a Beverly Hills collection; Early Chinese ceramics, together with Asian decorations and artwork from the Jack Willis Trust; A Mid-West Estate, including Chinese and Japanese ceramics, bronzes, scholar's pieces, bead jewelry, etc; Numerous Chinese scrolls, together with Japanese artwork from various American collections
Sale Notes:
Preview: February 4 - 8, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION

(543 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


543 lots with images

February 9, 2014

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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Early 20th Century Japanese Silk Embroidery

Lot 1: Early 20th Century Japanese Silk Embroidery

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Description: Early 20th Century Japanese Silk Embroidery Early 20th Century, Japanese silk embroidery; depicting a landscape with Fuji and blossoming branches in the foreground; 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", framed

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Chinese Black Lacquer Long Low Table

Lot 2: Chinese Black Lacquer Long Low Table

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Description: Chinese Black Lacquer Long Low Table Chinese black lacquer long rectangular low table; brass hardware with Shou characters to each corner, glass top (some wear, crack to top); L: 60"

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Older Indian Wool Floral Motif Runner

Lot 3: Older Indian Wool Floral Motif Runner

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Description: Older Indian Wool Floral Motif Runner Older Indian wool runner; with creamy beige and light blue floral motifs (some wear); L: 9 1/2 ft. (approx.)

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Carved Bone Object & Ivory-Like Elephant

Lot 4: Carved Bone Object & Ivory-Like Elephant

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Description: Carved Bone Object & Ivory-Like Elephant Very elaborate, openwork carved Indonesian bone, with design of various dancing deities, wood stand; together with an ivory-like composition model of an elephant, glass stand; H: 9" (larger)

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Group of Four Various Items

Lot 5: Group of Four Various Items

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Description: Group of Four Various Items Group of 4 various items, including: hanging mirror in velvet mount; colorful tiger scroll with inscription, and printed handscroll of a colorful landscape with many horses; together with a porcelain doll wearing Chinese silk garments; 12" x 33" (scroll)

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Signed Bronze Portrait Plaque: Beethoven

Lot 6: Signed Bronze Portrait Plaque: Beethoven

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Description: Signed Bronze Portrait Plaque: Beethoven Early 20th Century, small bronze portrait plaque by Franz Stiasny (Austrian, 1881-1941); depicting a portrait of Beethoven with leaves around his head, possibly a crown of laurel (some "oxidation"); L: 2 1/2"

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Large Group of Twenty Seven Various Textiles

Lot 7: Large Group of Twenty Seven Various Textiles

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Description: Large Group of Twenty Seven Various Textiles Group of approx. 27 various textiles; mostly Chinese, some embroidered, some lace, jackets, etc.; together with a feather fan (some flaws); L: 48 1/2" (largest)

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Set of 4 Chinese Lacquer & Appliqué Panels

Lot 8: Set of 4 Chinese Lacquer & Appliqué Panels

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Description: Set of 4 Chinese Lacquer & Appliqué Panels A set of 4 Chinese black lacquered panels; each with carved and appliqué mother-of-pearl and bone beauties in a continuous garden landscape with dwelling (some wear and small chips); H: 60" (each)

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Chinese Enameled White Beijing Glass Vase

Lot 9: Chinese Enameled White Beijing Glass Vase

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Description: Chinese Enameled White Beijing Glass Vase Chinese enameled white "milk" glass vase; of tapered ovoid form with design of scholars in a continuous landscape: some playing instruments, others playing go, seal mark; H: 8 1/4"

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Large Chinese Underglaze Porcelain Jardinière

Lot 10: Large Chinese Underglaze Porcelain Jardinière

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Description: Large Chinese Underglaze Porcelain Jardinière Large Chinese Ming-style porcelain jardinière; of tapered globular form with inverted rim and underglaze blue and copper red with floral reserves (some glaze flaws); D: 11"

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Antique Asian Lacquered Cabinet/Stand

Lot 11: Antique Asian Lacquered Cabinet/Stand

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Description: Antique Asian Lacquered Cabinet/Stand Antique South China or Southeast Asian lacquered cabinet/stand; of rectangular form with double doors to the front and with carved and gilt panels depicting balancing figures to the front and with lions and decorative scrollwork to the sides (wear); L: 26"

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Set of Five Yixing-Type Pottery Mugs

Lot 12: Set of Five Yixing-Type Pottery Mugs

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Description: Set of Five Yixing-Type Pottery Mugs Set of five, enameled Yixing-type pottery mugs; each with design of a bird perched on flowering branches, seal marks; H: 4"

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Old Japanese Signed Woodblock Print

Lot 13: Old Japanese Signed Woodblock Print

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Description: Old Japanese Signed Woodblock Print Old Japanese woodblock print; depicting figures walking the rain in front of a temple, titled "Rain in Higashi-Honganji Temple, Kyoto" signed with publisher seals (small tear to corner); 14 1/8" x 9 1/4"

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Antique Japanese Porcelain Footed Bowl

Lot 14: Antique Japanese Porcelain Footed Bowl

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Description: Antique Japanese Porcelain Footed Bowl Antique Japanese porcelain bowl; pedestal footed and with pine, bamboo and blossoming branch medallions to the interior, probably Arita, 18th Century; H: 4 1/4"

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Two White Glazed Porcelain Vessels

Lot 15: Two White Glazed Porcelain Vessels

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Description: Two White Glazed Porcelain Vessels Two white glazed porcelains: antique Chinese moulded leaf form bowl with floral motif on the underside (wear); and a Japanese shallow wine pot with foliate rim, openwork phoenix medallion handles, and openwork flowers to the finial (chips to finial); D: 6" (larger)

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Two Chinese White Glazed Porcelain Bowls

Lot 16: Two Chinese White Glazed Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Two Chinese White Glazed Porcelain Bowls Two Chinese white glazed porcelain vessels: yingqing-type circular lotus form bowl (hairlines and rim chip); together with a blanc de chine-type lotus leaf form bowl, both possibly antique; D: 4 7/8" (larger)

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Two Chinese Vessels: Cloisonné and Porcelain

Lot 17: Two Chinese Vessels: Cloisonné and Porcelain

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Description: Two Chinese Vessels: Cloisonné and Porcelain Two Chinese vessels: cloisonné enamel 5-section stacking box with florals on reddish ground; together with a Famille Rose porcelain brushwasher/ashtray, of cylindrical form with flowers and butterflies on turquoise ground, 6-character mark; H: 4 3/4" (Larger)

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Tosa School Mixed Media on Paper

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Description: Tosa School Mixed Media on Paper Japanese Tosa School mixed media on paper; depicting a gathering of women in an interior, two of the women playing a game of go (as-is, damaged and with repairs); 29" x 60", framed

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Antique Japanese Miniature Cloisonné Teapot

Lot 19: Antique Japanese Miniature Cloisonné Teapot

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Description: Antique Japanese Miniature Cloisonné Teapot Antique Japanese cloisonné enamel miniature teapot; of globular form with butterfly and floral designs on green "goldstone" ground (minor wear), Circa 1900; L: 5 3/8"

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Group of Three Old Japanese Parasols

Lot 20: Group of Three Old Japanese Parasols

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Description: Group of Three Old Japanese Parasols Group of three old Japanese folding parasols: floral-form with flowering branches design; circular with no painted design; and circular with characters; L: 28 1/2" (Longest)

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2 Asian Wood Carvings: Mask & Elephant Head

Lot 21: 2 Asian Wood Carvings: Mask & Elephant Head

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Description: 2 Asian Wood Carvings: Mask & Elephant Head Chinese or Southeast Asian carved black wood elephant head, with long truck, red lacquered eyes, and movable ears; together with a Japanese-style wood mask of a smiling face; L: 17 1/2" (larger)

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Chinese Carved Soapstone Seated Lohan

Lot 22: Chinese Carved Soapstone Seated Lohan

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Description: Chinese Carved Soapstone Seated Lohan Early 20th Century Chinese carved soapstone Lohan; seated and holding a dish, pulling back half of his aged, bearded face to reveal a younger face; H: 6 3/8"

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Pair Framed Famille Rose Porcelain Tiles

Lot 23: Pair Framed Famille Rose Porcelain Tiles

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Description: Pair Framed Famille Rose Porcelain Tiles Pair framed Chinese Famille Rose porcelain tiles; each with design of birds perched on colorful flowering branches (glaze flaws); 12" x 8 1/2" (each)

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Chinese Carved Yellow Hardstone Necklace

Lot 24: Chinese Carved Yellow Hardstone Necklace

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Description: Chinese Carved Yellow Hardstone Necklace Chinese yellow hardstone, probably bowenite, necklace; comprised of circular beads and with an openwork duck and lotus pendant, silver filigree clasp; L: 30"

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Collection of Various Chinese Bead Necklaces

Lot 25: Collection of Various Chinese Bead Necklaces

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Description: Collection of Various Chinese Bead Necklaces Collection of Chinese beads, including: rose quartz necklace; tiger's eye necklace; and multi-color hardstone necklace with silver clasp (needs re-stringing); together with various strands with small pearls; L: 30" (longest)

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Three Chinese Carved Hardstone Pendants

Lot 26: Three Chinese Carved Hardstone Pendants

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Description: Three Chinese Carved Hardstone Pendants Three Chinese carved pendants: large rectangular jade or hardstone plaque with dragon in relief; black jade or hardstone archaistic openwork bi with phoenix; and a translucent jade or hardstone bi with openwork birds, all on red cords; L: 2 3/4" (largest)

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Unusual Chinese Carved Hardstone Seal

Lot 27: Unusual Chinese Carved Hardstone Seal

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Description: Unusual Chinese Carved Hardstone Seal Unusual Chinese, jade-like mottled green hardstone seal; of square form with chamfered corners and with scrolling hydra relief on top; L: 2"

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Group of Four Chinese Carved Hardstones

Lot 28: Group of Four Chinese Carved Hardstones

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Description: Group of Four Chinese Carved Hardstones Group of 4 Chinese carved hardstones: pair of bowenite saddled horses, each standing on a plinth; rose quartz crouching lion, baring its teeth; and a fluorite bull in repose and with inlaid eyes and horns; L: 4 1/2" (largest)

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Unusual Antique Japanese Pottery Vase

Lot 29: Unusual Antique Japanese Pottery Vase

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Description: Unusual Antique Japanese Pottery Vase Unusual antique Japanese pottery vase; ovoid form with textured design and with patinated lacquer continuous writhing dragon among clouds (wear and chips to lacquer, small chip to base), Circa 1900; H: 9 1/2"

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Three Chinese Rose Quartz Bead Necklaces

Lot 30: Three Chinese Rose Quartz Bead Necklaces

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Description: Three Chinese Rose Quartz Bead Necklaces Group of three necklaces: 2 of round rose quartz beads, one with gilt bead spacers; and the third with alternating celadon and rose quartz beads pending an ivory-like flower-form pendant with shell inlays; L: 30" (longest)

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Two Chinese Items: Porcelain & Wood Figure

Lot 31: Two Chinese Items: Porcelain & Wood Figure

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Description: Two Chinese Items: Porcelain & Wood Figure Two Chinese items: Famille Rose porcelain covered jar, of globular form and with design of a woman riding a qilin and figures carrying standards; together with an antique carved, lacquered and gilt wood temple figure, seated and wearing armor (wear and chipped fingers); H: 12 1/2" (taller)

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Two Chinese Carvings: Stone Box & Wood Shoulao

Lot 32: Two Chinese Carvings: Stone Box & Wood Shoulao

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Description: Two Chinese Carvings: Stone Box & Wood Shoulao Chinese carved archaistic hardstone box, in the form of a qilin (chip, some "calcification"); together with an old carved wood figure of Shoulao, standing and holding a scroll and staff (loss to base & staff); H: 7 1/2" (taller)

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Chinese Carved Sealstone Dragon Seal

Lot 33: Chinese Carved Sealstone Dragon Seal

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Description: Chinese Carved Sealstone Dragon Seal Chinese carved sealstone seal; pebble form surmounted by an openwork carved writhing dragon and pearl among clouds (chips to horns); L: 3 3/4"

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Group of Five Antique Kutani Porcelains

Lot 34: Group of Five Antique Kutani Porcelains

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Description: Group of Five Antique Kutani Porcelains Group of 5 antique Kutani porcelains: 3 coral red and gilt plates, each with central bird medallion and florals, Circa 1900; together with 2 early 20th Century: foliate shallow dish with woman in landscape; and small circular plate with figural scenes; D: 8 7/8" (largest)

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Antique Chinese Square Porcelain Teapot

Lot 35: Antique Chinese Square Porcelain Teapot

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Description: Antique Chinese Square Porcelain Teapot Antique Chinese porcelain teapot; square form with calligraphy and scenes of a bird perched among branches to one side, a scholar with student on the verso (chips), late 19th Century; H: 4 3/4", wood stand

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Three Various Enameled Porcelain Plates

Lot 36: Three Various Enameled Porcelain Plates

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Description: Three Various Enameled Porcelain Plates Three various enameled porcelain plates: Circa 1900 Chinese foliate form tray with beauty and children in a garden, mark (wear); Imari with typical lion and floral panels around a central floral medallion (wear); and English with flowering precious vessels design; D: 11" (largest), one with stand

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Signed Waterford Crystal Vase

Lot 37: Signed Waterford Crystal Vase

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Description: Signed Waterford Crystal Vase Signed Waterford crystal vase; of tapered cylindrical form with defined foot and with allover cut lattice pattern (small chip to foot); H: 10", in original box

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Old Japanese Carved Wood Fish

Lot 38: Old Japanese Carved Wood Fish

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Description: Old Japanese Carved Wood Fish Old Japanese carved and polychrome lacquered wood fish; with good detail to scales and fins; L: 18 1/2"

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Japanese Woodblock Print after Hiroshige

Lot 39: Japanese Woodblock Print after Hiroshige

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Description: Japanese Woodblock Print after Hiroshige Framed Japanese woodblock print, signed Hiroshige, but probably posthumous; depicting a figural landscape with farmers in the field near a village (toned); 8 1/2" x 13 1/2"

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Japanese 6-Panel Screen: Pine Branches

Lot 40: Japanese 6-Panel Screen: Pine Branches

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Description: Japanese 6-Panel Screen: Pine Branches Japanese 6-panel paper screen; with continuous design of pine branches in gilt on red ground (some wear and holes to backing); L: 108" (overall)

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Pair Asian Jeweled Silver Candle Holders

Lot 41: Pair Asian Jeweled Silver Candle Holders

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Description: Pair Asian Jeweled Silver Candle Holders Pair Asian silver candle holders; each with repoussé appliqué decorative medallions and glass cabochon "jewels"; together weighing approx. 10 troy oz.; L: 16 3/4" (each)

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Heavy Signed Steuben Glass Flying Bird

Lot 42: Heavy Signed Steuben Glass Flying Bird

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Description: Heavy Signed Steuben Glass Flying Bird Heavy clear glass Steuben model of a flying duck or goose; with wings outstretched, signed (one wing repaired); L: 10 3/4"

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Signed Abstract Print by Le Ba Dang

Lot 43: Signed Abstract Print by Le Ba Dang

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Description: Signed Abstract Print by Le Ba Dang Interesting graphic print by Le Ba Dang (Vietnamese, b. 1922); depicting an abstracted horse looking through a window, another horse depicted surrounding, pencil signed and numbered 66/295; 30" x 20", framed

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Two Various Porcelains: Vase & Dragon

Lot 44: Two Various Porcelains: Vase & Dragon

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Description: Two Various Porcelains: Vase & Dragon Two various porcelains: old Imari pattern bottle form vase with scrolling handles and floral motifs; together with a white glazed model of an undulating dragon; L: 11" (dragon)

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Set of 6 Antique Japanese Kutani Plates

Lot 45: Set of 6 Antique Japanese Kutani Plates

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Description: Set of 6 Antique Japanese Kutani Plates Set of six, antique Japanese Kutani porcelain plates; each with central phoenix medallion and bordered by various patterns, seal marks, Circa 1900; D: 7" (each)

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Antique Woodblock Triptych : Toyokuni III

Lot 46: Antique Woodblock Triptych : Toyokuni III

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Description: Antique Woodblock Triptych : Toyokuni III Antique Japanese woodblock triptych by Toyokuni III (1786 -1865); depicting a standing male figure on a patio with three beauties gathered around him (lightly toned); 14 1/2" x 29", framed

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Art Deco Glass & Silver Plated Desk Set

Lot 47: Art Deco Glass & Silver Plated Desk Set

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Description: Art Deco Glass & Silver Plated Desk Set Art Deco Continental glass and silver plated desk set, including a tray with attached stamp box, a sphinx finial to the box cover, and two ink wells etched with meandering patterns (minor wear), early 20th Century; L: 9 1/2"

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2 Early 20th Century Japanese Sweetmeat Sets

Lot 48: 2 Early 20th Century Japanese Sweetmeat Sets

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Description: 2 Early 20th Century Japanese Sweetmeat Sets Two Early 20th Century, Japanese sweetmeat sets; each comprised of seven Satsuma-type porcelain dishes forming a circle: one with 7 Gods of Good Fortune; the other bird and floral motifs, each on a turning stand; D: 12 1/2" (larger)

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Two Korean Items & Two Chinese Items

Lot 49: Two Korean Items & Two Chinese Items

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Description: Two Korean Items & Two Chinese Items Two Korean hexagonal lacquer sweetmeat boxes, both with elaborate carved mother of pearl appliqué designs to the cover: one with florals, the other with two birds perched among blossoming branches, each fitted with 5 interior removable dishes (minor flaws); together with two unusual Provincial Chinese items: string instrument of somewhat double gourd form with carved wood body and dragon head; and a primitive gourd vessel with woven neck and wood stopper; L: 22" (largest)

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2 Antique Items: Iron Fan & Glazed Vessel

Lot 50: 2 Antique Items: Iron Fan & Glazed Vessel

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Description: 2 Antique Items: Iron Fan & Glazed Vessel Two antique items: iron mounted paper fan with painted linear pattern (wear and flaws to paper) the iron mount attractively patinated; and an unusual Japanese glazed stoneware sake vessel, double gourd form with very attractive "dripping" (small repair to mouth), possibly Seto ware, wood stand; H: 7" (vase)

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