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Auction Description for Theodore Bruce: Antiques Jewellery Posters Modern Design & Asian
Viewing Notes:
On view Thursday 18 from 5pm to 8pm; Friday 19 and Saturday 20 from 11am to 4pm; and day of sale from 10am

Antiques Jewellery Posters Modern Design & Asian

by Theodore Bruce

Platinum House

588 lots with images

October 21, 2012

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 Seated Gilt Bronze Figure of Guanyin, with a poised calm, her hair inlaid with a gilt adornment & the top knot with a pin.

Lot 1: A Seated Gilt Bronze Figure of Guanyin, with a poised calm, her hair inlaid with a gilt adornment & the top knot with a pin.

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Description: A Seated Gilt Bronze Figure of Guanyin, with a poised calm, her hair inlaid with a gilt adornment & the top knot with a pin. Her hands resting on one knee, the other knee tucked under her robes with one bare foot peeping out, the copper base with an impressed flower motif. H17cm

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A Chinese Porcelain Vase with White Glaze and two sgraffito dragons unglazed. Republic Period.

Lot 2: A Chinese Porcelain Vase with White Glaze and two sgraffito dragons unglazed. Republic Period.

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Description: A Chinese Porcelain Vase with White Glaze and two sgraffito dragons unglazed. Republic Period. H19cm

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A Very Fine Chinese Porcelain Straight Sided Bowl with a band of incised Pink top & bottom & two wider bands of yellow with stylized...

Lot 3: A Very Fine Chinese Porcelain Straight Sided Bowl with a band of incised Pink top & bottom & two wider bands of yellow with stylized...

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Description: A Very Fine Chinese Porcelain Straight Sided Bowl with a band of incised Pink top & bottom & two wider bands of yellow with stylized dragons. An underglaze blue six character mark of Yongzheng 1723-1735. D10.5X6cm

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A Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vases, of hexagonal form with fine gold wires on a dark rust ground. Meiji Period

Lot 4: A Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vases, of hexagonal form with fine gold wires on a dark rust ground. Meiji Period

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Description: A Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vases, of hexagonal form with fine gold wires on a dark rust ground. Meiji Period The design of flowering and leafing mons in a spectrum of colours finely executed, a gilt interior and base. Provenance: A ladies collection, Sydney. H31cm

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A Chinese Porcelain Trumpet Shaped Vase with a Turquoise Ground and a Dark Green Dragon Swirling around a Large Pink Flowers.

Lot 5: A Chinese Porcelain Trumpet Shaped Vase with a Turquoise Ground and a Dark Green Dragon Swirling around a Large Pink Flowers.

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Description: A Chinese Porcelain Trumpet Shaped Vase with a Turquoise Ground and a Dark Green Dragon Swirling around a Large Pink Flowers. A band of ruyi around the neck. Condition: Very Good. H32cm

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A Chinese Porcelain Monochrome Yellow Glazed Bottle Shaped Vase. Republic Period.

Lot 6: A Chinese Porcelain Monochrome Yellow Glazed Bottle Shaped Vase. Republic Period.

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Description: A Chinese Porcelain Monochrome Yellow Glazed Bottle Shaped Vase. Republic Period. An underglaze blue Yongzheng seal mark to base. H27.5cm

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Qing Long Guan Yao bowl, five dragons in the sea

Lot 7: Qing Long Guan Yao bowl, five dragons in the sea

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Description: Qing Long Guan Yao bowl, five dragons in the sea

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A fine and rare Chinese Copper Red glazed vase with four Xuande reign character marks to base

Lot 8: A fine and rare Chinese Copper Red glazed vase with four Xuande reign character marks to base

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Description: A fine and rare Chinese Copper Red glazed vase with four Xuande reign character marks to base Height 12.8cm Provenance: Purchased in the USA in 1998

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A fine red glazed

Lot 9: A fine red glazed "Apple" form washer

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Description: A fine red glazed "Apple" form washer

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An exquisitely carved buffalo horn, the carving in the form of a dragon

Lot 10: An exquisitely carved buffalo horn, the carving in the form of a dragon

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Description: An exquisitely carved buffalo horn, the carving in the form of a dragon the dragon in relief with delicate scales 43cm along the leading edge

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A Chinese Carved Horn Mythic Fungus Ruyi

Lot 11: A Chinese Carved Horn Mythic Fungus Ruyi

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Description: A Chinese Carved Horn Mythic Fungus Ruyi 16cms

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Qing vase hand painted

Lot 12: Qing vase hand painted "Copperart"

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Description: Qing vase hand painted "Copperart"

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A Large Chinese Celadon Glazed Vase with uniform decoration of banana leaves & stylized clouds incised.

Lot 13: A Large Chinese Celadon Glazed Vase with uniform decoration of banana leaves & stylized clouds incised.

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Description: A Large Chinese Celadon Glazed Vase with uniform decoration of banana leaves & stylized clouds incised. A band of key pattern around the body and plain diamond band above the foot. H52cm

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A Chinese Jade Carved Figure of a Mountain Goat with a Fitted Wooden Stand.

Lot 14: A Chinese Jade Carved Figure of a Mountain Goat with a Fitted Wooden Stand.

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Description: A Chinese Jade Carved Figure of a Mountain Goat with a Fitted Wooden Stand. The celadon jade with white & brown inclusions is skilfully delineated. The stance, standing four square on a rocky outcrop. H 11cm W 10cm

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A Chinese Porcelain Millefleur Round Box with a High Domed Lid.

Lot 15: A Chinese Porcelain Millefleur Round Box with a High Domed Lid.

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Description: A Chinese Porcelain Millefleur Round Box with a High Domed Lid. This thousand flower motif is beautifully painted in overglaze enamels. Condition: Very Good. D27cm

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A Chinese Finely Carved Miniature Jade Vase in pale celadon green of elegant form. Qing dynasty 18th/19th century.

Lot 16: A Chinese Finely Carved Miniature Jade Vase in pale celadon green of elegant form. Qing dynasty 18th/19th century.

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Description: A Chinese Finely Carved Miniature Jade Vase in pale celadon green of elegant form. Qing dynasty 18th/19th century. The oval mouth flaring, double key handles narrowing down on tall raised on a deep foot. H6.3cm

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A Finely Carved Chinese Jade bar with a slender dragon decoration along the top. The matrix of natural stone with green inclusions.

Lot 17: A Finely Carved Chinese Jade bar with a slender dragon decoration along the top. The matrix of natural stone with green inclusions.

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Description: A Finely Carved Chinese Jade bar with a slender dragon decoration along the top. The matrix of natural stone with green inclusions. L9.2cm

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A fine Chinese soapstone seal

Lot 18: A fine Chinese soapstone seal

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Description: A fine Chinese soapstone seal

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An unusual

Lot 19: An unusual "Hong Shan" culture Jade carving

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Description: An unusual "Hong Shan" culture Jade carving

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Green spinach jade pendant on black beads

Lot 20: Green spinach jade pendant on black beads

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Description: Green spinach jade pendant on black beads

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Two Chinese white carved Jade Pendants, one with a Buddha the other with splashes of green and carved with a squirrel on fruiting vi...

Lot 21: Two Chinese white carved Jade Pendants, one with a Buddha the other with splashes of green and carved with a squirrel on fruiting vi...

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Description: Two Chinese white carved Jade Pendants, one with a Buddha the other with splashes of green and carved with a squirrel on fruiting vine. L5.5x3.5cm

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A fine and rare Chinese antique Jade carving, possibly of the Han Dynasty

Lot 22: A fine and rare Chinese antique Jade carving, possibly of the Han Dynasty

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Description: A fine and rare Chinese antique Jade carving, possibly of the Han Dynasty 19.8cm tall

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Two Carved Hardstone Belt Buckles with iron red natural inclusions.

Lot 23: 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 fine Chinese Jade carving and plaque

Lot 24: A fine Chinese Jade carving and plaque

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Description: A fine Chinese Jade carving and plaque

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A Large Chinese Jade Carving of an elegant and fine dragon.

Lot 25: A Large Chinese Jade Carving of an elegant and fine dragon.

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Description: A Large Chinese Jade Carving of an elegant and fine dragon. H23cm, W16cm

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Two Translucent Jade, Diamond and White Gold Pendants, both carved with Buddha images wearing a halo of diamonds.

Lot 26: Two Translucent Jade, Diamond and White Gold Pendants, both carved with Buddha images wearing a halo of diamonds.

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Description: Two Translucent Jade, Diamond and White Gold Pendants, both carved with Buddha images wearing a halo of diamonds. These impressive jewels with clear diamonds individually set and backed by white gold fittings. [2] Large 6cm & 3.5cm

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A Strand of Graduated Jadeite Beads with a beautiful open worked clasp & white stones. early 20th century.

Lot 27: A Strand of Graduated Jadeite Beads with a beautiful open worked clasp & white stones. early 20th century.

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Description: A Strand of Graduated Jadeite Beads with a beautiful open worked clasp & white stones. early 20th century. L19.8cm

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A fine blue and white bird feeder

Lot 28: A fine blue and white bird feeder

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Description: A fine blue and white bird feeder

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Chinese Plate with Wooden Stand

Lot 29: Chinese Plate with Wooden Stand

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Description: Chinese Plate with Wooden Stand

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A fine yellow glazed stem cup with mark

Lot 30: A fine yellow glazed stem cup with mark

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Description: A fine yellow glazed stem cup with mark

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A Chinese Straight Sided Porcelain Chicken Cup, in the Wucai Palette.

Lot 31: A Chinese Straight Sided Porcelain Chicken Cup, in the Wucai Palette.

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Description: A Chinese Straight Sided Porcelain Chicken Cup, in the Wucai Palette. The cup with signs of crackling around the foot. Eight character Ming mark in underglaze blue below the lip. H4.5xD7.5cm

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A Chinese blue and white circular lidded box, with continuous scroll & flower design. 20th century

Lot 32: A Chinese blue and white circular lidded box, with continuous scroll & flower design. 20th century

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Description: A Chinese blue and white circular lidded box, with continuous scroll & flower design. 20th century 8.9cm diam

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Jade carving of Cicada on bamboo

Lot 33: Jade carving of Cicada on bamboo

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Description: Jade carving of Cicada on bamboo

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Pebble carved into cranes sitting on lotus leaf

Lot 34: Pebble carved into cranes sitting on lotus leaf

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Description: Pebble carved into cranes sitting on lotus leaf

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A Pair of Shiwan Ceramic Figures finely modelled as water buffalo each with a child atop. mid 20th century.

Lot 35: A Pair of Shiwan Ceramic Figures finely modelled as water buffalo each with a child atop. mid 20th century.

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Description: A Pair of Shiwan Ceramic Figures finely modelled as water buffalo each with a child atop. mid 20th century. The children riding the nose ringed buffalo, picked out in hues of blue, each with sun hats swinging, realistically hand finished in great detail. H15cmxL20cm

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Lavender jade with late Qin green inclusions on fitted stand

Lot 36: Lavender jade with late Qin green inclusions on fitted stand

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Description: Lavender jade with late Qin green inclusions on fitted stand

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Chinese Ge Type Censer

Lot 37: Chinese Ge Type Censer

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Description: Chinese Ge Type Censer

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Japanese Nabeshima Dish 19th Century

Lot 38: Japanese Nabeshima Dish 19th Century

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Description: Japanese Nabeshima Dish 19th Century

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Large Chinese Famille Rose Bowl, Jaijing Mark 19th Century

Lot 39: Large Chinese Famille Rose Bowl, Jaijing Mark 19th Century

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Description: Large Chinese Famille Rose Bowl, Jaijing Mark 19th Century

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Chinese Famille Vert Bottle Vase Kangxi Mark 19th Century

Lot 40: Chinese Famille Vert Bottle Vase Kangxi Mark 19th Century

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Description: Chinese Famille Vert Bottle Vase Kangxi Mark 19th Century

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Bronze Censer 17th Centuary Ming Xuande Mark

Lot 41: Bronze Censer 17th Centuary Ming Xuande Mark

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Description: Bronze Censer 17th Centuary Ming Xuande Mark

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A fine and rare Chinese painting album, ink on paper, signed and date seals of Wu Chan Shuo (1844-1927)

Lot 42: A fine and rare Chinese painting album, ink on paper, signed and date seals of Wu Chan Shuo (1844-1927)

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Description: A fine and rare Chinese painting album, ink on paper, signed and date seals of Wu Chan Shuo (1844-1927) 40cm x 28cm

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A fine and rare Chinese blue and yellow glazed vessel

Lot 43: A fine and rare Chinese blue and yellow glazed vessel

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Description: A fine and rare Chinese blue and yellow glazed vessel with six reign Xude mark on the base, possibly of the period (1426-1435) diam 14.5cm

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A fine and rare Chinese blue and white censor

Lot 44: A fine and rare Chinese blue and white censor

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Description: A fine and rare Chinese blue and white censor with six reign Xuande character on the body, possibly of the 19th / 20th century

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A fine and rare Chinese copper red glazed Meiping vase. with three friends in the winter decoration

Lot 45: A fine and rare Chinese copper red glazed Meiping vase. with three friends in the winter decoration

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Description: A fine and rare Chinese copper red glazed Meiping vase. with three friends in the winter decoration possibly of the Hong Wu period height 38cm

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Chinese Bowl with red and green flowers

Lot 46: Chinese Bowl with red and green flowers

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Description: Chinese Bowl with red and green flowers

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A 19 / 20th Century Bronze Persian Horse and Rider

Lot 47: A 19 / 20th Century Bronze Persian Horse and Rider

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Description: A 19 / 20th Century Bronze Persian Horse and Rider

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Chinese White Wine Cup

Lot 48: Chinese White Wine Cup

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Description: Chinese White Wine Cup

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A Chinese Horn Tripod Libation Wine Cup Carved with Qilongs and Archaic Masks

Lot 49: A Chinese Horn Tripod Libation Wine Cup Carved with Qilongs and Archaic Masks

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Description: A Chinese Horn Tripod Libation Wine Cup Carved with Qilongs and Archaic Masks

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Chinese Miniature Green Hardstone Brush Pot

Lot 50: Chinese Miniature Green Hardstone Brush Pot

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Description: Chinese Miniature Green Hardstone Brush Pot

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