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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
Viewing Notes:
Various Chinese ceramics and antiques from a Wilshire Corridor Penthouse; Snuff bottles, netsuke, textiles and Buddhist objects, together with Japanese antiques from a Southern California estate; Chinese and African carvings including old and antique ivory, hardstones, etc. from a San Pedro collection; Numerous gemstones sold to benefit the AS & F Foundation from the Hubert Eaton Collection; Pre- Columbian ceramics, archaistic vessels and numerous scrolls from various American collections; Antiques and furnishings from two important Beverly Hills collections, including those from a well-known Hollywood Movie Star
Sale Notes:
Preview: August 6 - 10, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION (560 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


560 lots with images

August 11, 2013

Live Auction

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

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Unusual Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel

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Description: Unusual Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel Pre-Columbian pottery vessel; of squat circular form with unusual flanged center, probably West Coast Mexico; D: 8"

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Brushpot

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Description: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Brushpot Large Chinese, Qianlong-style blue and white porcelain brushpot: cylindrical with continuous landscape design with figures and dwellings among pine, seal mark; H: 8 3/4"

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Unusual Chinese Soft Paste Porcelain Vase

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Description: Unusual Chinese Soft Paste Porcelain Vase Unusual Chinese soft-paste porcelain vase; of baluster form with maroon ground and blue and white quatrefoil form reserves depicting landscapes and birds, Buddhist emblems at the neck; H: 16"

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Chinese Carved Hardstone Crouching Qilin

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Description: Chinese Carved Hardstone Crouching Qilin Chinese Song-style carved green and brown hardstone (probably bowenite) model of a qilin; crouching with head back and baring its teeth; L: 3"

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Chinese Multi-Colored Soapstone Group

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Description: Chinese Multi-Colored Soapstone Group Amusing Chinese carved, two-section multicolored soapstone; depicting a rat climbing a wall among icicles or stalactites, the stand with cavity serving as a brushwasher; H: 8"

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Two Chinese/Southeast Asian Wood Carvings

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Description: Two Chinese/Southeast Asian Wood Carvings Two Chinese or Southeast Asian wood carvings: antique lacquered and parcel gilt seated model of crowned Guanyin with separately carved bottle (wear and flaws); together with a deity standing with one foot atop a tiger and carrying a teapot, inlaid eyes; H: 14" (taller)

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Old Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Vase

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Description: Old Japanese Satsuma Earthenware Vase Japanese early 20th Century, Satsuma glazed earthenware vase; of ovoid form with flared foot and with design of Arhats, dragon and Kannon, much use of gilt and bright enamels, signed; H: 10 1/4"

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Chinese Carved Sealstone Seal with Dragons

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Description: Chinese Carved Sealstone Seal with Dragons Unusual Chinese carved sealstone seal; of rectangular form and surmounted by two intertwined writhing dragons contesting a pearl, with somewhat archaistic low relief banner-form designs, yellowish-russet color; H: 6"

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Suite of Japanese Mink Fur Accessories

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Description: Suite of Japanese Mink Fur Accessories Suite of early 20th Century mink fur accessories, including: muff, collar, cuffs, and neck wrap; L: 12 1/2", with original silk bag and original box from Furs Yamaoka, Yokohama and Tokyo

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Antique Burmese Lacquer Wedding Box

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Description: Antique Burmese Lacquer Wedding Box Antique Burmese lacquer wedding box; rectangular with relief designs of scrolling foliage, praying figure to the front and back, dragon on the cover, with mirrored "jewels" (chips and wear); L: 12 3/4"

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Antique Southeast Asian Terracotta Fragment

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Description: Antique Southeast Asian Terracotta Fragment Antique Southeast Asian moulded terracotta Buddhist plaque fragment; depicting elaborately dressed standing figures, one holding an object; H: 8", stand

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Two Old Balinese Betel Nut Cutters

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Description: Two Old Balinese Betel Nut Cutters Two Balinese horse-headed betel nut cutters: one with horse leg appendages; the other antique with metal inlay designs; L: 8 1/2" (larger)

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Silver Plated Hot Beverage Dispenser

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Description: Silver Plated Hot Beverage Dispenser Silver plated hot beverage dispenser; with scrolling foliage handles and legs (some wear), early 20th Century; H: 15 1/2"

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Old African Nukuro Wood Milk Pot

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Description: Old African Nukuro Wood Milk Pot Old African (Nukuro) wood milk pot; neck tapering outward toward the base to a squat bulbous bottom, carved geometric band around the body (old crack with metal repair, usual wear); H: 8"

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Two Antique Japanese Imari Dishes

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Description: Two Antique Japanese Imari Dishes Two antique Japanese Imari porcelain dishes; unusual shapes: one with a crouching beauty, verso blue and white flowers (seal mark); the other with crane and bamboo on tripod feet (pre-glaze rim chip); L: 7" (larger)

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Japanese Lacquered Paper Machè Mask

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Description: Japanese Lacquered Paper Machè Mask Early 20th Century, Japanese lacquered papier machè mask; demon form with a smaller loose creature on the forehead and with a loose cup-like piece, possibly to cover the chin, some gilt (some wear); L: 11"

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Antique Chinese Blue & White Charger

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Description: Antique Chinese Blue & White Charger Antique Chinese blue and white porcelain charger; with a lion holding a ball and with a cub among clouds, flowers and foliage at the border (rim repair and crack), late 19th Century; D: 16"

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Antique Thai Gilt Bronze Buddhist Figure

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Description: Antique Thai Gilt Bronze Buddhist Figure Antique Thai gilt bronze Buddhist figure; kneeling in long robes, atop a rectangular pedestal and with hands in praying mudra (wear and some flaws), probably Ayutthaya; H: 6"

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Small Antique Japanese Iron Tripod Censer

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Description: Small Antique Japanese Iron Tripod Censer Antique Japanese small iron tripod censer; lotus form with leaves at the legs and chrysanthemum finial; D: 4"

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Small Japanese Carved Wood Face Mask

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Description: Small Japanese Carved Wood Face Mask Small Japanese carved wood mask; with openwork eyes and mouth, two posts in the nose; L: 5 1/4" L: 5 1/4"

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Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Floral Vase

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Description: Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Floral Vase Chinese cloisonné enamel vase; of somewhat baluster form and with colorful flowers and butterfly on bright blue ground, gilt wire work, rim and foot; H: 6 1/2", wood stand

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Two Japanese Lacquered Wood Boxes

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Description: Two Japanese Lacquered Wood Boxes Two Japanese lacquered wood boxes; each of fruit form: long cucumber or eggplant with foliate vine; and somewhat squash form with leaves; L: 9 1/2" (larger)

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Pair Signed Baccarat Glass Salt Dishes

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Description: Pair Signed Baccarat Glass Salt Dishes Pair signed Baccarat clear glass salt dishes; each hexagonal form with a shallow circular well (tiny chips); L: 2 1/2" (each)

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Two Openwork Carved Bone Figural Vases

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Description: Two Openwork Carved Bone Figural Vases Two openwork carved and polychromed bone vases: with Shoulao among trees, holding a dragon staff and with a child and crane at his feet; the other with Hotei holding his sack and seated among trees, each signed; together with an composition okimono of a standing beauty; H: 5 1/4" (tallest)

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Three Various Chinese Paper Scrolls

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Description: Three Various Chinese Paper Scrolls Three Chinese paper scrolls: pair depicting a single line of calligraphy (heavily toned, creases and flaws); together with two eagles perched among pine in ink and colors, inscription and seal mark; 50" x 9" (longest)

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Set of Rogers Brothers Silverplate Flatware

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Description: Set of Rogers Brothers Silverplate Flatware Set of Rogers Brothers silverplate flatware; with service for approx 8, including: knives, dinner forks, salad forks, spoons, soup spoons, 2 large serving spoons, a small serving spoon and a butter knife; totaling 44 pieces; L: 16 1/2", in box

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Group of Five Old Chinese Silk Handscrolls

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Description: Group of Five Old Chinese Silk Handscrolls Group of 5 old Chinese silk handscrolls, including: pair depicting many maidens in ink and color wash, possibly printed; continuous landscape; groups of beauties in landscapes; and 100 tigers in a landscape (all extremely toned and with wear); 14" x 164" (largest)

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Old Japanese Satsuma Seal Paste Box

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Description: Old Japanese Satsuma Seal Paste Box Early-style Japanese Satsuma seal paste box and cover; square form surmounted with a water buffalo in repose (old repair, wear and firing flaws); L: 3"

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Two Pre-Hispanic Southwest Pottery Items

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Description: Two Pre-Hispanic Southwest Pottery Items Two Pre-Hispanic Southwest pottery items: globular bowl, probably Hohokam "onion skin" pattern (broken rim), Circa 900-1200 AD; and an early ladle with geometric design painted interior (missing handle); D: 5 1/2" (larger)

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Two Chinese Blue & White Porcelains

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Description: Two Chinese Blue & White Porcelains Two 14th Century-style, Chinese blue and white porcelains: beaker form vase with abstract floral designs and flanges to the body; and a small, somewhat baluster form jar with handles and floral designs (no cover); H: 9" (taller)

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Antique Japanese Kutani Porcelain Dish

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Description: Antique Japanese Kutani Porcelain Dish Antique Japanese Kutani porcelain dish; circular with design of a seated sage and attendant (some wear and firing flaw); D: 11 3/4"

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Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Figure

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Description: Antique Southeast Asian Lacquered Figure Antique Southeast Asian carved, lacquered, and gilt wood figure; kneeling on an oval plinth in somewhat dancing pose, wearing elaborate long robes and headdress, with mirror "jeweled" details (some wear); H: 11"

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Group of Numerous Various Ancient Items

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Description: Group of Numerous Various Ancient Items Group of numerous ancient items, including: Pre-Columbian pottery vessels and figures, etc.; one volcanic stone; one painted dish; some fragments (various repairs and chips); totaling approx. 14 pieces; D: 9 1/2" (largest)

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Three Carved Wood Figures & Stacking Box

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Description: Three Carved Wood Figures & Stacking Box Two Japanese lacquered wood figures: man and woman seated and each holding an object; Thai lacquered wood standing figure in detailed clothing; and a 3-section black lacquered stacking box and cover, hinged handle and gilt leaf motif to cover; H: 17 1/2" (tallest)

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Two Chinese Paper Calligraphy Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Calligraphy Scrolls Two Chinese ink on paper scrolls: one of a single large character with various inscriptions around, on red ground; the other with various lines of calligraphy on brown ground, seal marks to each; 34" x 22" (larger)

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Chinese Silk Figural Scroll: Two Girls

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Description: Chinese Silk Figural Scroll: Two Girls Chinese horizontal ink and colors on silk scroll; depicting two girls maneuvering boats through a narrow passage with crashing waves, inscription and seal mark (lightly toned); 15" x 32"

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Two Antique Japanese Woodblock Prints

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Description: Two Antique Japanese Woodblock Prints Two Antique koban-sized Japanese woodblock prints by Hirosada(?): one depicting a warrior on a balcony; the other of a figure on elaborate bird motif robe, signed; 10" x 7" (larger)

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Two Old Japanese Woodblock Prints

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Description: Two Old Japanese Woodblock Prints Two Japanese woodblock prints: one after Utamaro and depicting a beauty gazing into a mirror (toned); together with an antique warrior and beauty with various inscriptions and seal marks (toned and wrinkled); 14 1/2" x 10 1/2" (larger), each framed

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Two Chinese Glazed Pottery Figures

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Description: Two Chinese Glazed Pottery Figures Two Chinese Tang-style glazed pottery figures: standing lady standing in long yellow robes (head restuck); together with a standing male in long green robes with arms crossed on his chest (usual wear to each); H: 14 1/2" (taller)

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Chinese

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Description: Chinese "Eggshell" Porcelain Tea Set Chinese "eggshell" porcelain tea set for two, including: creamer, sugar bowl, teapot, two plates, and two cups and saucers; all with pink ground floral motifs, 6-character marks (one cup repaired); L: 8" (largest)

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Cabinet Vase

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Description: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Cabinet Vase Chinese Kangxi-style blue and white porcelain cabinet vase; rouleau form with, continuous landscape design and figure in a boat; H: 9 1/2"

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Sui/ Tang Dynasty Pottery Standing Figure

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Description: Sui/ Tang Dynasty Pottery Standing Figure Chinese Sui/early Tang Dynasty pottery figure; standing in long robes and carrying a cross-body sack, some slip remaining (wear); H: 9"

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Two Chinese Jun-Type Glazed Vessels

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Description: Two Chinese Jun-Type Glazed Vessels Two Chinese Early-style jun-type glazed vessels: circular footed bowl with unusual formed rim and moulded leaf detail, in Yuan-style; together with a Song-style globular ewer with chicken head and loop handles, and with 2 carved jade/hardstone pendants at the handle; D: 8 1/2" (larger)

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Antique German Stein with Lithophane

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Description: Antique German Stein with Lithophane Antique German porcelain beer stein; with floral design and inscription, and with elaborate pewter mount with floral motif, lithophane to bottom (minor wear and tiny chip); H: 10 1/2"

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Two Various Chinese Carved Stone Seals

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Description: Two Various Chinese Carved Stone Seals Two Chinese carved stone seals: the larger with recumbent lion (considerable wear); the smaller in sealstone with qilin and with incised inscription (some wear); H: 3 1/4" (taller)

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Two Antique Japanese Bronze Vessels

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Description: Two Antique Japanese Bronze Vessels Two antique Japanese bronzes: tripod vessel on a circular plinth, the body of ovoid form with tall handles and with bird and floral motifs in relief (no cover), late 19th Century; together with a bottle vase, with tall thin neck and with a butterfly on the body (minor wear), Circa 1900; H: 10 1/2" (taller)

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Two Chinese Yixing Pottery Teapots

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Description: Two Chinese Yixing Pottery Teapots Two Chinese yixing pottery teapots with covers: one with character panels and foliate form to the cover; the other with colored dot motif panels and openwork cover, seal marks; L: 8 3/4" (larger)

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Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: one depicting a beauty standing in long robes and elaborate jewels in a garden scene; the other of Guanyin standing in white robes on a lotus platform and holding her over-turned bottle, inscription and seal mark to each 51" x 24" (larger)

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Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Paper Figural Scrolls Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: one depicting Guanyin seated above lotus flowers and waves and with an attendant (toned); the other of a beauty standing in long robes and with a censer behind (lightly toned), inscription and seal mark to each; 51" x 25" (each)

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Antique Chinese Ancestral Double Portrait

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Description: Antique Chinese Ancestral Double Portrait Antique Chinese, ink and colors on paper ancestral double portrait; depicting a man and woman, each seated with a calligraphy work behind: she in red robes with phoenix panel; he in brown with character panel (toned and flaws); 41 1/2" x 36 1/2"

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