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Auction Description for Theodore Bruce: Asian Art, Wine, Affordable Art, Antiques & Inte

Asian Art, Wine, Affordable Art, Antiques & Inte

by Theodore Bruce

Platinum House

774 lots with images

April 21, 2013

Live Auction

6 Ralph Street

Alexandria

Sydney, 2015 Australia

Phone: +61 (0)2 8212 4100

Email: info.nsw@theodorebruceauctions.com.au

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A Chinese Porcelain Bowl- Ming Dynasty

Lot 1: A Chinese Porcelain Bowl- Ming Dynasty

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Description: A Chinese Porcelain Bowl- Ming Dynasty Decorated with repeating circular pattern in blue & white , 16th century, 14 cm diameter.

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A deep Chinese porcelain bowl with peach bats amongst blue clouds

Lot 2: A deep Chinese porcelain bowl with peach bats amongst blue clouds

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Description: A deep Chinese porcelain bowl with peach bats amongst blue clouds The bats decorated in iron red, apocryphal Qianlong seal mark to base, 19 cm diameter. Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's

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A Chinese Saucer Dish in Underglaze Blue and Iron Red

Lot 3: A Chinese Saucer Dish in Underglaze Blue and Iron Red

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Description: A Chinese Saucer Dish in Underglaze Blue and Iron Red Decorated with five claw dragons chasing flaming pearls. Jiaqing seal mark to base. D18.5cm

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A Small Chinese Porcelain Bowl

Lot 4: A Small Chinese Porcelain Bowl

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Description: A Small Chinese Porcelain Bowl Painted with coral coloured bats amongst blue & white clouds, six character apocryphal Kangxi mark to base,Qing Dynasty , chips around foot rim, 10 cm diameter. Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's

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A Chinese Pottery Brushwasher , Yuan Dynasty

Lot 5: A Chinese Pottery Brushwasher , Yuan Dynasty

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Description: A Chinese Pottery Brushwasher , Yuan Dynasty Of bulbous form , 6 cm high.

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A Fine Chinese Porcelain Dish in underglaze-blue, the central design of a gnarled pine, flowering hawthorn, lingzhi & rocks.

Lot 6: A Fine Chinese Porcelain Dish in underglaze-blue, the central design of a gnarled pine, flowering hawthorn, lingzhi & rocks.

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Description: A Fine Chinese Porcelain Dish in underglaze-blue, the central design of a gnarled pine, flowering hawthorn, lingzhi & rocks. The exterior cavetto painted with figures in a garden. Underglaze blue six character mark Qianlong to base. D19cm

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Three Blue and White Chinese Plates

Lot 7: Three Blue and White Chinese Plates

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Description: Three Blue and White Chinese Plates assorted sizes and marks to base

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A Blue and White Qing Dynasty JI Qu Period Plate

Lot 8: A Blue and White Qing Dynasty JI Qu Period Plate

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Description: A Blue and White Qing Dynasty JI Qu Period Plate some cracks 19.5cm dia

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A collection of Imari porcelain two square form dishes, and eight boat form table dishes each with mark to base (10)

Lot 9: A collection of Imari porcelain two square form dishes, and eight boat form table dishes each with mark to base (10)

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Description: A collection of Imari porcelain two square form dishes, and eight boat form table dishes each with mark to base (10) Decorated with various underglaze and overglaze enamels, Meiji Period ( 20 ) Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's 15cm sqr & 19cm l

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A Japanese 19th century Imari ware blue & white plate, C1850

Lot 10: A Japanese 19th century Imari ware blue & white plate, C1850

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Description: A Japanese 19th century Imari ware blue & white plate, C1850 Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt 31cm diam

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A Japanese 19/20th century Sometsuke blue & white plate

Lot 11: A Japanese 19/20th century Sometsuke blue & white plate

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Description: A Japanese 19/20th century Sometsuke blue & white plate Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt 29cm diam

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Two early 20th century Japanese Imari bowls, with marks to base

Lot 12: Two early 20th century Japanese Imari bowls, with marks to base

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Description: Two early 20th century Japanese Imari bowls, with marks to base Both decorated in traditional imari palette, largest 25 cm diameter. Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt

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Early 19th century Japanese Arita Blue & White Porcelain Sometsuke shallow bowls, Bunka-Bunsei Period, set of eight

Lot 13: Early 19th century Japanese Arita Blue & White Porcelain Sometsuke shallow bowls, Bunka-Bunsei Period, set of eight

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Description: Early 19th century Japanese Arita Blue & White Porcelain Sometsuke shallow bowls, Bunka-Bunsei Period, set of eight Each bowl decorated with various panels, 20 cm diameter. Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt

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A set of sixteen Arita Kraak Style Blue & White Plates

Lot 14: A set of sixteen Arita Kraak Style Blue & White Plates

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Description: A set of sixteen Arita Kraak Style Blue & White Plates Each decorated with traditional kraak patterns, 24 cm diameter, Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt

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A set of eight Japanese Imari lobed bowls, with Anei period mark and probably of that period

Lot 15: A set of eight Japanese Imari lobed bowls, with Anei period mark and probably of that period

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Description: A set of eight Japanese Imari lobed bowls, with Anei period mark and probably of that period Each bowl decorated with panels to the borders and central octagonal motif, 19 cm diameter. Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt

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A set of eight 19th century Japanese Imari lobed desert dishes

Lot 16: A set of eight 19th century Japanese Imari lobed desert dishes

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Description: A set of eight 19th century Japanese Imari lobed desert dishes Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt

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A Japanese 19/20th century set of eight blue & white bowls,

Lot 17: A Japanese 19/20th century set of eight blue & white bowls,

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Description: A Japanese 19/20th century set of eight blue & white bowls, signed with six character mark to base and seal mark to front Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt 15.5cm diam

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A set of four 19th century Japanese Imari rose bowls

Lot 18: A set of four 19th century Japanese Imari rose bowls

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Description: A set of four 19th century Japanese Imari rose bowls one with chip to rim, Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto

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A Fine Coffee Glazed Stem Cup

Lot 19: A Fine Coffee Glazed Stem Cup

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Description: A Fine Coffee Glazed Stem Cup Cracked, six character mark to base

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A Chinese Porcelain Narcissus Bowl

Lot 20: A Chinese Porcelain Narcissus Bowl

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Description: A Chinese Porcelain Narcissus Bowl Enamel decorated with bright flowers and exotic birds, 24 cm length. 24.5cm w

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A Fine Chinese Blue and White Stem Cup

Lot 21: A Fine Chinese Blue and White Stem Cup

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Description: A Fine Chinese Blue and White Stem Cup

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A set of eight Meiji Period bowls & covers, together with four tea bowls and a large bowl (13)

Lot 22: A set of eight Meiji Period bowls & covers, together with four tea bowls and a large bowl (13)

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Description: A set of eight Meiji Period bowls & covers, together with four tea bowls and a large bowl (13) Decorated with under and overglaze imari palette enamels Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's

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A good Japanese 19th century Imari ware blue & white plate, possibly Bunka-Bunsei period

Lot 23: A good Japanese 19th century Imari ware blue & white plate, possibly Bunka-Bunsei period

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Description: A good Japanese 19th century Imari ware blue & white plate, possibly Bunka-Bunsei period Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt 30cm diam

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A Set of Northern Burmese Kammavaca Text Panels 2nd half 19th Century,

Lot 24A: A Set of Northern Burmese Kammavaca Text Panels 2nd half 19th Century,

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Description: A Set of Northern Burmese Kammavaca Text Panels 2nd half 19th Century, Block mounted and presented in two frames. These panels are made from Monk's robes and are heavily coated then the gilded script is applied using a tamarind based dye together with the head and back board panels.

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A group of 19th century Japanese red Kutani porcelain, comprising; three bowls two tea cups & saucers and tea pot (6)

Lot 25: A group of 19th century Japanese red Kutani porcelain, comprising; three bowls two tea cups & saucers and tea pot (6)

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Description: A group of 19th century Japanese red Kutani porcelain, comprising; three bowls two tea cups & saucers and tea pot (6) tea pot with restored cover Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt

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A set of ten 19/20th century Imari bowls

Lot 26: A set of ten 19/20th century Imari bowls

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Description: A set of ten 19/20th century Imari bowls Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's

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A set of eight 19th century Japanese Imari bowls, with mark to base

Lot 27: A set of eight 19th century Japanese Imari bowls, with mark to base

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Description: A set of eight 19th century Japanese Imari bowls, with mark to base Enamelled in traditional Imari palette enamels, 14.5 cm diameter. Provenance: Private Sydney collector, purchased in 1960's Kyoto, with original receipt

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A Group of Asian Items

Lot 28: A Group of Asian Items

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Description: A Group of Asian Items Including a 19th century imari charger- repaired, a metal toggle, a small betel box and a group of miniature mud men, (5)

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A Chinese Porcelain Bowl

Lot 29: A Chinese Porcelain Bowl

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Description: A Chinese Porcelain Bowl The well decorated in enamels depicting a girl with a basket of peaches, circa 20th Century, 25 cm diameter.

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A Chinese Celadon Tripod Censor

Lot 30: A Chinese Celadon Tripod Censor

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Description: A Chinese Celadon Tripod Censor With carved decoration in the Ming style, modern, 25 cm diameter

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Two Asian Deep Japanese Red Lacquer Graduated Bowls, the circular form unadorned & flat base. early 20th century.

Lot 31: Two Asian Deep Japanese Red Lacquer Graduated Bowls, the circular form unadorned & flat base. early 20th century.

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Description: Two Asian Deep Japanese Red Lacquer Graduated Bowls, the circular form unadorned & flat base. early 20th century. Large Bowl D32x18

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A carved Indian wooden Manuscript support

Lot 32: A carved Indian wooden Manuscript support

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Description: A carved Indian wooden Manuscript support The upper section carved depicting Ganesh with an attendant standing either side the base resembling a lyre, 19th century

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Two Chinese Watercolours signed by the artist

Lot 33: Two Chinese Watercolours signed by the artist

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Description: Two Chinese Watercolours signed by the artist

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A Chinese scroll painting of mountain scene with signature to top right corner

Lot 34: A Chinese scroll painting of mountain scene with signature to top right corner

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Description: A Chinese scroll painting of mountain scene with signature to top right corner 129 x 63 cm

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A group of Japanese ivory, comprising snuff bottle and others

Lot 35: A group of Japanese ivory, comprising snuff bottle and others

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Description: A group of Japanese ivory, comprising snuff bottle and others

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A Group of Four Various Chinese Stone Carvings

Lot 36: A Group of Four Various Chinese Stone Carvings

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Description: A Group of Four Various Chinese Stone Carvings Including an image of a buddha, intertwined chilong, a pebble and an archaistic dragon. W 7cm H6cm

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Two stone thumb guards

Lot 37: Two stone thumb guards

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Description: Two stone thumb guards Both in mottled green coloured stone.

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Three bone thumb guards

Lot 38: Three bone thumb guards

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Description: Three bone thumb guards Each with various decoration

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A Pair of White Jade Pixiu Toggle with Green inclusions

Lot 39: A Pair of White Jade Pixiu Toggle with Green inclusions

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Description: A Pair of White Jade Pixiu Toggle with Green inclusions Each having intricate detail. 3cm

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A Chinese Finely Carved Miniature Jade Vase in pale celadon green of elegant form.

Lot 40: A Chinese Finely Carved Miniature Jade Vase in pale celadon green of elegant form.

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Description: A Chinese Finely Carved Miniature Jade Vase in pale celadon green of elegant form. The oval mouth flaring, double key handles narrowing down on tall raised on a deep foot. H6.3cm

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A Chinese Celadon Hardstone Recumbent Ram with long horns sweeping around behind the jaw line with the mouth slightly open.

Lot 41: A Chinese Celadon Hardstone Recumbent Ram with long horns sweeping around behind the jaw line with the mouth slightly open.

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Description: A Chinese Celadon Hardstone Recumbent Ram with long horns sweeping around behind the jaw line with the mouth slightly open. The hoofed legs neatly folded under the resting body. L8cm

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Two Chinese Jade Carvings

Lot 42: Two Chinese Jade Carvings

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Description: Two Chinese Jade Carvings The first of archaistic disk form, the other a pebble with an image of guanyin, highest 8 cm.

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Two Carved Hardstone Belt Buckles with iron red natural inclusions.

Lot 43: Two Carved Hardstone Belt Buckles with iron red natural inclusions.

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Description: Two Carved Hardstone Belt Buckles with iron red natural inclusions. One with a dragon head hook the other with bats. L10cm & 5cm

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A Carved Chinese Green Jade Lion. 20th century.

Lot 44: A Carved Chinese Green Jade Lion. 20th century.

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Description: A Carved Chinese Green Jade Lion. 20th century. The lion seated, with an open mouth and upturned nose. Attached to a plaited silk cord with another green jade been and small disk. L8.5cm

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Three Chinese Jade Plaques

Lot 45: Three Chinese Jade Plaques

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Description: Three Chinese Jade Plaques Each plaque reticulated depicting figures and mythical creatures, 11 cm high largest.

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A Carved Jade Pendant

Lot 46: A Carved Jade Pendant

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Description: A Carved Jade Pendant Decorated with figures and miniature style calligraphy, height 7 cm.

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A Group of Chinese Jade Pendants

Lot 47: A Group of Chinese Jade Pendants

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Description: A Group of Chinese Jade Pendants Carved in various forms together with a silver coloured coin, 3 cm high

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Five Chinese Jade Carvings

Lot 48: Five Chinese Jade Carvings

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Description: Five Chinese Jade Carvings Including a lotus spray , crab, chilong disk, recumbent ram and young and a figural adorned elephant, 7 cm longest ( 5 )

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A carved jade pendant together with a stem bowl

Lot 49: A carved jade pendant together with a stem bowl

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Description: A carved jade pendant together with a stem bowl The pendant with calligraphy, the stem bowl with dragon interior,height bowl 10 cm.

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Two jade items

Lot 50: Two jade items

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Description: Two jade items The first carved as a gourd the other of pebble form with carving to one side, 7.5 cm length.

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