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Auction Description for Linwoods Auction: Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Auction Description:

Linwoods Auction is proud to present exquisite Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on Tuesday, March 7 at 6pm (PST), at Los Angeles Art Station, presenting 88 exquisite Chinese Imperial pieces.  This season offers an impressive range of Qing and Ming ceramics, an unique breadth and depth, a perfect opportunity for connoisseurs to acquire the rarest and most exceptional pieces in a wide range of categories.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE:
The terms and conditions of auction purchases ("Sale") are outlined here and are applicable to any and all sales made through Linwoods ("Auctioneer"). This includes sales completed in person, online, or absentee/phone bid. All sales will be completed at the discretion of the Auctioneer and the Auctioneer reserves the right to cancel any sales and deny future transactions with any customer ("Buyer") if these terms are not met. All merchandise brought to sale by Auctioneer has been consigned by independent owners ("Consignor").

BEFORE THE AUCTION SALE
All buyers are strongly advised to inspect all items before auction as all items are sold AS IS, WHERE IS. Although Auctioneer makes every effort to express accurate descriptions and commentary given to Buyers online, in Auctioneer's catalogue, marketing material or verbal interactions, Auctioneer makes no guarantee or warranty of any kind with respect to the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, medium and materials, age, authenticity, provenance, culture, source, or historic significance of any goods. Employees, consignors, or any other representative of Linwoods are not authorized to provide written or verbal guarantees. Buyers must depend on their own review of the merchandise. All merchandise is sold AS IS, WHERE IS, regardless of condition, or additional review of merchandise gained after the sale.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Absentee and Phone bids are accepted at the Auctioneer's discretion. Buyers registering for phone or absentee bids must do so before 6 p.m. the day prior to the auction. All phone or absentee bids must be submitted in writing a signed agreement of the terms by Buyer via fax, email, or online submission to Auctioneer to be accepted. Auctioneer will not be held responsible if unable to reach buyers wishing to bid by phone. Auctioneer shall not be held responsible or liable for absentee or phone bids that are missed or otherwise not executed. Cancellation of any phone or absentee bids must be submitted in writing and executed at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the start of the auction. Submission in writing via fax (626) 457-8811, or email to info@linwoodsauction.com will be the only guarantee methods of cancellation acceptance.
Online Bids are accepted at the Auctioneer's discretion through www.invaluableauctions.com. All buyers who register to bid online via www.artfact.com, are also subject to approval by Auctioneers before registration is approved and must submit a signed agreement of the terms. Only those who submit for registration (24) hours prior to auction date will be guaranteed consideration for registration. All those submitting less than 24 hours before the start of an auction are only approved based on the discretion of the Auctioneer. Bidder Approval Forms required to be completed for online bidding consideration can be found on Auctioneer's website. The Buyer is responsible for all bids made on their artfact.com account. All bids received via artfact.com will be final.
Auctioneer and its employees shall not be held liable for any damages or injury to person or property sustained as a result from handling merchandise including, but not limited to lifting, moving, loading, or packaging of merchandise before or after the sale. Buyer is responsible for the packing, loading and removal of all merchandise.

DURING THE AUCTION SALE
The auctioneer is acting as agent only to the sale of merchandise and is not responsible for any actions of Consignors. This auction is being conducted in pursuant to section 2328 of the commercial code, 535 of the penalty code and all provisions of the auction license act. In accordance to the California state law, all items are subject to a confidential reserve unless otherwise stated. Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lots from the sale and to deny Buyer's participation during a sale for any reason. Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid or bar any person from the Auctioneer's premises. Upon the occurrence of a dispute during or after a sale, Auctioneer's decision will be final. All information regarding merchandise is subject to clarification, changes or disclaimer at the time the item is being auctioned and will be sold based on Auctioneer's verbal or written information at time of the Sale.
All bids via phone, fax, email, or in person are final and binding regardless of Buyer's input errors. Auctioneer also does not accept liability for technology, website or internet failure, or unforeseen circumstances that may influence the execution of bids.

AFTER AUCTION SALE
PAYMENT
Full payment includes hammer price, buyer's premium and all applicable taxes. All sales are final regardless of method of bidding or payment options. Auctioneer does not accept PayPal or credit card payments provided over the phone, email, or fax. Auctioneer may, at their discretion, hold merchandise until check or wired funds clear bank account. If payment is not received within ten (10) business days of the sale, Auctioneer reserves the right to cancel sale and resell merchandise at a public or private sale. Failure to provide payment will result in revoking the Buyer's right to participate in future sales with Auctioneer.
1. Payment options and terms for each type of auction participation is outline below.
Floor Bids: All purchases are subject to a 21% buyer's premium. Full payment must be made the day of the sale. Accepted methods of payment are cash, approved check, or Visa/MasterCard. Checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank. At Auctioneer's discretion, a money order, cashier's check or bank wire may be required. Failure to provide payment will result in revoking the Buyer's right to participate in future sales with Auctioneer.

2. Absentee and Phone: All purchases are subject to a 21% buyer's premium. Full payment must be made within ten (10) business days of sale. Payment terms are check, money order, cashier's check or bank wire transfer. Auctioneer does not accept Visa/MasterCard over phone. At Auctioneer's discretion, a money order, cashier's check or bank wire may be required. Failure to provide payment will result in revoking the Buyer's right to participate in future sales with Auctioneer.

3. Online Bids: All purchases are subject to a 26% Buyers Premium. Full payment must be made within seven (7) business days of sale. Payment terms are check, money order, cashier's check or bank wire transfer. All successful online Buyers will receive an emailed invoice within (48) hours of the end of a sale. If the Buyer does not receive notification within (48) hours, Buyer remains responsible for all items purchased and retains the responsibility of providing payment. If Buyer fails to provide cleared funds within ten (10) business days of the sale, they will receive a negative feedback report associated with their invaluableauctions.com profile and will not be permitted to registration for future sales.

4. International Payment: Any Buyer submitting payment from outside the U.S. (regardless of method of bidding) must be done by bank wire transfer. A bank transfer is only considered complete after Auctioneer has received the FULL amount due according to the Buyer's invoice. While issuing a wire transfer, all fees, exchange rates and other administrative fees are the responsibility of the buyer and are in addition to the total amount due to Auctioneer. All sales and money transfers are conducted in USD currency. No foreign checks will be accepted. Auctioneer does not accept PayPal or credit card payments provided over the phone, email, or fax. Auctioneer may, at their discretion, hold merchandise until payment has been cleared.

5. Taxes: State and local taxes (9.00%) will be applied to all merchandise collected in person at Auctioneer's location, 818 Las Tunas Dr., San Gabriel CA 91776. Buyer will be exempt from taxes if Buyer presents to Auctioneer a current resale license number or if merchandise is shipped directly out of California using a common carrier.

STORAGE
Immediate removal of purchased merchandise is requested when payment is received, and shall be done at the expense, liability and risk of the Buyer. All arrangements for removal will be at the convenience of Auctioneer. Failure to remove merchandise immediately after completion of payment within the (5) business days following sale completion will be subject to storage fees of $(10.00) per day per item. After (30) days items will be considered abandoned. Auctioneer will apply any deposit to loss, damages, and expense incurred in the resale of merchandise not paid for in full or removed in the time specified and shall retain any balance as liquidated damages.

SHIPPING
Linwoods does NO shipping or packing. It is the buyer's responsibility to arrange shipping for purchased items. Buyers are responsible for shipment of merchandise including all packing, and customs fees. Auctioneer can provide a list of recommended independent shippers upon request, but does not accept responsibility of any agreements reached between Buyer and shippers, or any resulting loss, damage or delay resulting in the use of the shipper. If Buyer is required to arrange for their own shipment of merchandise, any and all liability of the Auctioneer is relinquished regardless of time item was paid for in full or how and/or when it was shipped or if merchandise has yet been received by Buyer. Once you have made shipping arrangements, you must submit a release form authorizing us to release your purchases to the shipper of your choice; your merchandise will NOT be released without this authorization.

SALE of SPECIFIC and/or RESTRICTED GOODS
No Guarantee of Authenticity for ALL Jewelry and Jade: Due to the fact that jade can be bleached and dyed among other techniques, Linwoods CANNOT GUARANTEE the authenticity of the COLOR, AGE, or QUALITY of any jade items sold. All Jewelry and Jade will be sold AS-IS, without any warranties. All sales are final in Jewelry and Jade purchases, NO RETURNS will be accepted. Judgment of such qualities is the sole discretion of the Buyer.

No Guarantee of Authenticity for Paintings: Linwoods CANNOT GUARANTEE any aspect of the Paintings sold including authenticity, origin, age, quality, medium or provenance.

Endangered Species and CITES Permits: Linwoods adheres to the California and Federal laws pertaining to the sale of items containing endangered or protected species, and WILL NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY of items that may include any material such as ivory, rhinoceros horn, tortoise shell, coral, endangered woods, and whalebone. In the event an item is found to contain any amount of these products, it is the SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BUYER to perform their due diligence and acknowledge any laws and regulations that apply to purchasing, importation and exportation laws.
CA Sales Tax:
If you are a resident of CA a 9.0% sales tax will be added to the hammer price plus buyer's premium. You must provide the auction gallery with a valid CA resale permit certificate to waive CA sales tax.

Out of state residents are not subject to CA sales tax. If you live out of state your purchases must be picked up and shipped by a licensed and bonded shipper in order to waive CA sales tax.
Shipping Terms:
We offer in-house packaging and shipping for selected items. The bidders are responsible for the shipping costs. Please contact us for the shipping arrangements or refer to the listing below.

These are some of the third party shipper used by our customers.

The UPS Store: 1005 E. Las Tunas Dr., San Gabriel, CA 91776
Tel: (626) 607-3000 store4833@theupsstore.com
The UPS Store: 2275 Huntington Dr., San Marino, CA 91105
Tel: (626) 795-1999 upsstore2275@gmail.com
Global Pack & Air, LLC: 1215 W. 164th St., Gardena, CA 90247
Tel: (310) 994-1564 larry@gpa-lax.com / gpa-lax@outlook.com
Box Brothers Corp.: 22124 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Tel: (818) 703-9393 crucker@boxbros.com

Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (88 Lots)

by Linwoods Auction

March 7, 2017, 6:00 PM PST

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16-Volume Set of Books on National Palace Museum

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Description: A 16-Volume set of Books about The Palace Museum. Published in October 1997. Length 12" Width 9.5"

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30-Volume Set of Books on Forbidden City Museum Calligraphy

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Description: Published by Japan Tokyo Tang, featuring Fine Chinese Calligraphy Artworks. Height 15" Width 10.5"

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Starting bid: $1,800 (0 bids)

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50-Volume Set of Books on Forbidden City Calligraphy Collection

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Description: Edited by Forbidden City Museum, Published by Tokyo Industry Co., Ltd. on Fine Chinese Calligraphy Artworks. Height 14.5" Width 10.5"

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25-Volume Set of Books on selected works from Forbidden City

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Description: 25-Volume Set of Books on selected works from the Forbidden City. Publishededed in 1974. Height 11" Width 8.5"

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Starting bid: $800 (0 bids)

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A book on the Palace Museum

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Description: Forbidden City Museum Kodansha, Gold foil cover, Published in 1975, featuring the artworks of Forbidden City Museum. Height 17" Width 13"

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Books of Treasures from Forbidden City

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Description: Two books of treasures from the Forbidden City. Published in 1993. Height 16" Width 11.5"

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A Book on the Artworks from National Palace Museum

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Description: A Book about Artworks from the National Palace Museum. Published in 1976 in Japan. Height 19" Width 14"

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Flower and Bird Paintings of Forbidden City Museum

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Description: Fine Chinese Flower and Bird paintings collected in Forbidden City Museum. Height 22" Width 16"

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Starting bid: $700 (0 bids)

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Chinese Calligraphy Collections (7 volumes)

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Description: This book is Published by the Cultural Relics Publishededing House and the Japanese Lecture Society. A collection of the National Museum of the National Palace Museum, the Nanjing Museum, the Liaoning Provincial Museum and the Shanghai Museum. Height 17" Width 12.5" Four treasures of the museums are treasured

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Chinese Museums (14 volumes)

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Description: Featuring fine Chinese artworks in different museums. Height 17.5" Width 12.5"

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Chinese Grottoes (17 volumes)

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Description: Featuring fine artworks in Chinese Mogao grottoes. Height 12" Width 9"

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Starting bid: $1,200 (0 bids)

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Research of Longmeng Grottoes

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Description: Featuring fine artworks and history of Longmeng Grottoes. Height 11.5" Width 10.5"

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Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes (5 volumes)

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Description: Featuring fine artworks in Chinese Mogao grottoes. Height 12" Width 9"

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Stone Inscriptions

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Description: Fine cloth binding, edited by Narita Anyi, Published by common communications agency in 1974, the inscriptions divided into: statues and portrait stones. Height 18.5" Width 14.5"

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Longmeng Statue Inscription

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Description: Hardcover, edited by Nakata Yongjiro, Published by Central Publications, depicting the inscription of Longmeng Statue. Height 18.5" Width 13.5"

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Great Chinese Calligraphy Artworks Complete Set (10 volumes)

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Description: Hardcover, Published by Japan Tokyo Tang, featuring Fine Chinese Calligraphy artworks. Height 15" Width 10.5"

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Starting bid: $700 (0 bids)

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Chinese Artworks Overview (complete set)

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Description: Published by Japan Tongpengshe, featuring various artworks in Chinese history. Height 14" Width 10"

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Starting bid: $400 (0 bids)

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Wu Changshuo's Paintings and Comments

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Description: Published by Japan Erxuanshe, featuring Chinese painter Wu Changshuo's paintings and his comments. Height 12" Width 8.5"

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The Literature Paintings Collection (10 volumes)

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Description: Fine Chinese Literature Paintings Collection. Height 22" Width 16"

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Starting bid: $3,500 (0 bids)

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The Essence of Song Dynasty Painting (3 volumes)

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Description: Hard cover, Published by Japan Research Institute in 1976, featuring brilliant painting of Song Dynasty. Height 23" Width 17.5"

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Starting bid: $3,500 (0 bids)

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5-Volume set of Books on Chinese Artworks

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Description: 5-volume set of Books on Chinese Artworks. Published in 1973. Height 15" Width 10.5"

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Starting bid: $800 (0 bids)

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6-Volume set of Books on Oriental Art Works

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Description: A set of 6-Volume books on Oriental Art Works. No. 225 of 2000 world limited edition. Published in 1967 in Japan. Height 14" Width 10.5"

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A 12-Volume set of Japanese Books on Oriental Porcelain

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Description: A 12-Volume set of Japanese Books with illustrations of Oriental Porcelain. Published on July 25, 1977. One of 2000 world limited edition. Length 15.5" Width 11"

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Starting bid: $2,500 (0 bids)

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A 48-Volume set of Books on Porcelain

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Description: A 48-Volume set of Books on Porcelain. Published in September 1978. Length 10.25" Width 8"

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3-Volume set of Books on Treasures of Zheng Cang

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Description: A set of 3-Volume Books on Treasures of Zheng Cang. Published in 1988 in Japan. Provenance Property from an Important Sweden Family Private Collection. Height 15" Width 11"

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Starting bid: $400 (0 bids)

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6-Volume of Books on Blue and White Porcelain Works

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Description: 6-Volume set of Books on Blue and White Porcelain Works. Published in 1981. Height 14.5" Width 10"

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Starting bid: $500 (0 bids)

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Books on Porcelain Collection of the Palance Museum

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Description: A Collection of Books on the porcelain collection in the Palace Museum. Published in December of 1982. Length 15" Width 12.5"

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Starting bid: $500 (0 bids)

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A 12-Volume set of Books on Japanese National Treasure

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Description: A 12-Volume set of Books on Japanese national treasures. Published on December 16, 1984. Length 14.5" Width 10.25"

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Starting bid: $100 (0 bids)

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A 13-Volume set of Books of Properties of the Emperors

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Description: A 13-Volume set of Books on properties of the Japanese Emperors. Publishededed on September 30, 1991. Length 14.75" Width 11.5"

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A 14-Volume set of Books on Six Famous Temples of Nara

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Description: A set of 14 books on the six most famous temples of Nara, Published on May 20, 1971. Length 15" Width 12"

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Starting bid: $400 (0 bids)

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A Sancai-Glazed Pottery Jar, Guan

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Description: The baluster body decorated with amber ground, splashed spacer of green spots, short waisted neck and lipped rim covered with an amber glaze, raised on a flat base, unglazed bottom. Height 2.75" Width 3.5"

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A Celadon Longquan Bronze-form Tripod Censer

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Description: The compressed globular body raised on three cabriole legs, the exterior covered with a glaze of sea-green tone that continues over the legs and underside to the circular foot ring in the center, and over the flat mouth rim and down the sides of the interior, the bottom and interior unglazed, decorated with cover of parcel-gilt pierced woven-form. Height 2.75" Width 5"

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Starting bid: $4,500 (0 bids)

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A Blue and White Circular Box and Cover

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Description: The domed well painted with huntsmen on horseback hunting scenery, accompanied with a hardwood cover, a double line band scroll repeatedly encircling on the top and bottom rim of the box with QingYunTang seal mark on base. Height 2.5” Diameter 5.5”

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Starting bid: $13,000 (0 bids)

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A Blue and White Ovoid Lotus Jar and Cover

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Description: The Jar, of ovoid form with short neck, is decorated in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with a continuous scene of lotus, lilies, bamboo and bees gather, and a metal cover. Height 7.25”, Diameter 4.25”

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Starting bid: $13,000 (0 bids)

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A Pair of Blue and White Crane and Pine Dish

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Description: The Dish is decorated with painting of two cranes under pine tree landscape. Crane analogies longevity, pine tree metaphors evergreen, symbol of birthday celebration of art treasures. Seal mark imprint Ming, Wanli on base. Height 0.75” Diameter 3.5”

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Starting bid: $15,000 (0 bids)

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A Doucai Porcelain Dish

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Description: The shallow dish is decorated on the interior with a double vajra within double circles, and on the exterior with an undulating scroll bearing the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems, Ming Chenghua mark on base. Provenance Christie’s. Height 1.75" Diameter 8"

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Starting bid: $800 (0 bids)

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A Doucai Fangsheng Dish

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Description: Delicately-potted, rising from a recessed foot with steep rounded sides, the interior is decorated with group of flowers, and the exterior brilliantly enameled in bright colors of red, blue, green and aubergine auspicious oblique symmetrical square Fang Sheng and origami flowers. Along the mouth and foot rim, being sprayed with blue and white double-stringed patterns. Provenance Sotheby's Hongkong May 19, 1982 Lot 367. Height 1.5" Diameter 6.5”

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Starting bid: $7,000 (0 bids)

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A Copper-red Glaze Dish

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Description: The Dish has rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of even, deep red color below the white rim. Bearing with six characters Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance Property from an Important Sweden Family Private Collection. Height 1.75" Diameter 8.25"

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Starting bid: $8,000 (0 bids)

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Blue and White Cross Pestle Brush Washer

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Description: The interior is well-painted with a cross pestle bearing four ribbons, encircled by a band of composite ribbon scroll and Faqi. The exterior is covered with fine blue-glazed patterns all surround, and the base with six-character Qianlong seal mark. Height 1.5" Diameter 6"

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Starting bid: $10,000 (0 bids)

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A Copper-red Glaze Dish

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Description: The Dish has rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of even, deep red color below the white rim. Bearing with six characters Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 1.25" Diameter 6"

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Starting bid: $8,000 (0 bids)

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A Doucai Anbaxian Ogee Lotus Dish

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Description: The central medallion decorated with a flower-head surrounded by four peaches interspersed with stylized lotus scrolls, the rounded flaring rim with the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, each tied to flower sprays with long fluttering ribbons, the exterior with various stylized blooms borne on foliate scrolls above a ruyi band to the foot. Bearing with six-characters Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance Sotheby's Hongkong November 24, 1987 Lot 156. Height 2" Diameter 8"

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Starting bid: $7,000 (0 bids)

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An Iron-red decorated Blue and White Bowl

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Description: The exterior glazed in iron-red with a dragon, a winged horse and further mythical animals upon a cobalt-blue ground of swirling sea waves, the interior similarly decorated with a winged dragon within a roundel, six-character Qianlong seal mark to the base. Height 3.5" Diameter 8.25"

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Starting bid: $50,000 (0 bids)

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Yellow Ground Yangcai Lotus  Scroll Bowl

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Description: Yellow-ground bowl decorated with lotus scroll patterns enameled in Yangcai glaze, the interior center is decorated with five iron-red bats, symbolize Fu. Bearing with six underglaze blue Qianlong seal mark. Height 3.25" Width 7.25"

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Starting bid: $27,500 (0 bids)

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A Yellow Ground Yangcai Floral Bowl with Buddha Characters

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Description: The bowl is enameled around the exterior with four roundels, each enclosing Buddha character forming the phrase ‘Fo Ri Chang Ming’, in translation ‘The Eternal Light of Buddhism', reserved on a pink diaper ground within a blue border, surrounded by highly stylized lotus sprays on a bright yellow ground. Bearing with 4-character Qianlong seal mark within double-squares on the base. Height 2.75" Diameter 6.25"

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Starting bid: $30,000 (0 bids)

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White Glaze Figure of Royal Ease Seated Guanyin, Qing period

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Description: Seated in rajalilasana with robes falling in graceful folds around the body, the right hand clasped with a scroll beneath voluminous sleeve resting over the left hand, the face with benign expression, the hair arranged beneath an elegantly cowl, the back with a square hole, unglazed base. Probably a Tang Yin’s works of porcelain during Qianlong period. Length 9.5" Height 17" Width 8"

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Starting bid: $18,000 (0 bids)

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A Rare Blue and White Lotus Bouquet Dish

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Description: The dish is decorated in rich cobalt blue characteristically 'heaped and pile' with a central ribbon-tied lotus plant bouquet incorporating saggitaria and a stalk of millet, encircled by a band of composite foliate scroll composed of thirteen blossoms. A narrow band of classic scroll at the rim is repeated on the exterior above a similar frieze and a border of key fret. All are within line borders and the base is unglazed. Provenance Sotheby's Hongkong May 3-4, 1994 Lot 35. Height 3" Diameter 17.5"

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Starting bid: $180,000 (0 bids)

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Wucai Dragon Bowls, Pair

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Description: Finely-potted form with high walls flaring slightly out at the lip, outer wall with delicately painted underglaze-blue dragons chasing pearls alternating with downward facing phoenixes on a floral background, overpainted with finely applied and well chosen wucai colors, giving a full, rich and balanced palette to the overall motif, inner medallion with iron red dragon chasing pearl. The recessed base bearing with 6-character Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue seal script. Height 2.5" Diameter 6"

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Starting bid: $16,000 (0 bids)

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Wucai Dragon Bowls, Pair

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Description: Finely-potted form with high walls flaring slightly out at the lip, outer wall with delicately painted underglaze-blue dragons chasing pearls alternating with downward facing phoenixes on a floral background, overpainted with finely applied and well chosen wucai colors, giving a full, rich and balanced palette to the overall motif, inner medallion with iron red dragon chasing pearl. The recessed base bearing with six-character Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue seal script. Height 3" Diameter 6.25”

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Starting bid: $50,000 (0 bids)

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Wucai Dragon Bowls, Pair

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Description: Finely-potted form with high walls flaring slightly out at the lip, outer wall with delicately painted underglaze-blue dragons chasing pearls alternating with downward facing phoenixes on a floral background, overpainted with finely applied and well chosen wucai colors, giving a full, rich and balanced palette to the overall motif, inner medallion with iron red dragon chasing pearl. The recessed base bearing the six-character Daoguang mark in underglaze blue seal script. Height 3" Diameter 6"

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Starting bid: $16,000 (0 bids)

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Fine Doucai Lotus Bowl, Pair

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Description: The rounded sides of the bowl are delicately painted in underglaze blue and enameled in the Doucai technique with three double-lotus sprays issuing leafy tendrils. The interior is decorated with a medallion enclosing a single lotus stalk, the petals picked out in iron-red. The base with an apocryphal Daoguang mark. Height 2.5" Diameter 5"

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Starting bid: $30,000 (0 bids)

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