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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
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Chinese and Japanese porcelains and carved wood pieces from a Beverly Hills collection; Collection of Snuff Bottles in various unusual materials, many antique, from a Montana Estate; Numerous Chinese scrolls, together with Japanese artwork from various American collections; Unique Jewelry pieces crafted from antique Chinese and Japanese elements including porcelain, carved netsuke, and beads; from a Florida Estate as well as a local collection; Buddhist images in gilt bronze, and various carved minerals from a Pasadena Estate; Ancient Pottery, including Pre-Columbian, Middle Eastern and Thai from several California and Orlando collections
Sale Notes:
Preview: April 22 - May 3, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

ASIAN ART, ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION

by I.M. Chait


451 lots with images

May 4, 2014

Live Auction

9330 Civic Center Drive

Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 USA

Phone: +1 (310) 285 0182

Fax: +1 (310) 285 9740

Email: chait@chait.com

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Two Various Items: St. George & Teddy Bear

Lot 1: Two Various Items: St. George & Teddy Bear

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Description: Two Various Items: St. George & Teddy Bear Two various items, including: carved wood St. George slaying the dragon; together with Romeo Britto glazed ceramic multicolored "Love Bear" 2nd edition, signed and numbered 17/4000; H: 7 3/4" (St. George)

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Pair Painted Red Metal & Gilt Urns

Lot 2: Pair Painted Red Metal & Gilt Urns

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Description: Pair Painted Red Metal & Gilt Urns Pair painted red metal urns; of ovoid form with beauties in a landscape, with ormolu-style finial and base (as-is); H: 10" (each)

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Group of Six Various Items

Lot 3: Group of Six Various Items

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Description: Group of Six Various Items Group of six various items, including: four elbow shaped jade-like beads; oval form green jade-like cabochon; together with miniature composite Buddha seated in lotus position; L: 1 1/2" (largest)

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Two Carved Bangle Bracelets: Ivory & Ivorine

Lot 4: Two Carved Bangle Bracelets: Ivory & Ivorine

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Description: Two Carved Bangle Bracelets: Ivory & Ivorine Two carved bangle bracelets: one ivory with twisting pattern; together with ivorine zig-zag motif; D: 3" (larger)

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Indonesian Woven Covered Basket

Lot 5: Indonesian Woven Covered Basket

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Description: Indonesian Woven Covered Basket Indonesian woven covered basket; oval form with carved wood lizard on cover, the body set on carved wood feet; L: 7 1/2"

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Green Hardstone Bead Necklace

Lot 6: Green Hardstone Bead Necklace

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Description: Green Hardstone Bead Necklace Green hardstone bead necklace; of opera length comprised of circular beads with gilt spacers, springing hook and eye clasp; L: 24"

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Early American Carved Wood and Painted Cloth Doll

Lot 7: Early American Carved Wood and Painted Cloth Doll

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Description: Early American Carved Wood and Painted Cloth Doll Early American hand-carved wood and painted cloth doll; articulated at shoulders (usual wear); H: 8 1/2"

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Early Stone Fragment of a Quatrefoil

Lot 8: Early Stone Fragment of a Quatrefoil

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Description: Early Stone Fragment of a Quatrefoil Early stone fragment; in the shape of a quatrefoil (as-is); H: 4 3/4"

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Two French Clear Glass Angels by Baccarat

Lot 9: Two French Clear Glass Angels by Baccarat

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Description: Two French Clear Glass Angels by Baccarat Two French clear glass models of angels by Baccarat; one sitting with hands crossed over chest; the other standing playing a harp, each signed and stamped; H: 6" (larger)

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Replogle World Classic Globe on Stand

Lot 10: Replogle World Classic Globe on Stand

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Description: Replogle World Classic Globe on Stand Replogle World Classic series globe: dated to 1997, showing now defunct countries including Yugoslavia, Union of Soviet Socialist Union, and Zaire; D: 13"; mounted on a wood stand;

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Three Japanese & Chinese Items: Porcelain & Teapot

Lot 11: Three Japanese & Chinese Items: Porcelain & Teapot

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Description: Three Japanese & Chinese Items: Porcelain & Teapot Three Japanese and Chinese items, including: antique Imari porcelain foliate bowl; antique Kutani porcelain compote, signed (hairline); together with Chinese enameled copper teapot cleaned (wear); D: 7" (bowl)

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Heavy Old Continental Bronze Ewer

Lot 12: Heavy Old Continental Bronze Ewer

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Description: Heavy Old Continental Bronze Ewer Heavy and old Continental bronze ewer; with elaborate grape vine handle, ram's head at base: the body with designs of putti and possibly a lounging Aphrodite, some remaining pigment (possibly weighted, handle loose, usual wear); H: 20"

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Eight Antique Chinese Carved Wood Panels

Lot 13: Eight Antique Chinese Carved Wood Panels

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Description: Eight Antique Chinese Carved Wood Panels Box of eight antique Chinese carved and gilt wood panels: of rectangular form and of various floral and decorative motifs (some wear, one broken); H: 17" (largest)

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Three Ivorine Items: Emperor, Empress & Lion

Lot 14: Three Ivorine Items: Emperor, Empress & Lion

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Description: Three Ivorine Items: Emperor, Empress & Lion Three ivory-like items, including: pair emperor and empress, seated on semi-circular thrones with teeth-bearing lion ends, each wearing highly decorative robes; together with guardian lion with paw on top of cub; H: 9 3/4" (tallest)

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Group of Fifteen Chinese Items: Porcelain & Books

Lot 15: Group of Fifteen Chinese Items: Porcelain & Books

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Description: Group of Fifteen Chinese Items: Porcelain & Books Group of fifteen Chinese items, including: thirteen old porcelain bowls of various designs, some with seal marks and signed (some flaws); together with two books: English/Chinese dictionary and old Chinese manners manual, printed 1936 (various flaws to books); L: 6 1/2" (dictionary)

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Chinese Archaistic Bronze Hu Vessel

Lot 16: Chinese Archaistic Bronze Hu Vessel

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Description: Chinese Archaistic Bronze Hu Vessel Chinese archaistic bronze covered vessel; hu form, with all over archaistic designs, with stylized handles, the cover with an open rectangular spout (patination and wear); H: 14"

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Primitive Amber-like & Wood Bead Necklace

Lot 17: Primitive Amber-like & Wood Bead Necklace

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Description: Primitive Amber-like & Wood Bead Necklace Primitive amber-like and wood bead necklace; of princess length, with carved flattened beads, four rounded amber-like beads and two tubular stone beads, with barrel clasp; L: 19"

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Two Chinese Yixing Ceramic Teapots

Lot 18: Two Chinese Yixing Ceramic Teapots

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Description: Two Chinese Yixing Ceramic Teapots Two Chinese yixing ceramic teapots: each of circular form: one with monkey finial; the other tripod, seal marks to each; L: 7" (largest)

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Chinese Black Lacquer Long Low Table

Lot 19: Chinese Black Lacquer Long Low Table

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

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Large Chinese Underglaze Porcelain Jardinière

Lot 20: Large Chinese Underglaze Porcelain Jardinière

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

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Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vase

Lot 21: Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vase

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Description: Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vase Chinese very heavily enameled porcelain vase; flattened rectangular form with flared foot and rim, lion and faux ring handles, with stylized floral designs, seal mark (some wear); H: 19"

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Chinese Spinach Jade & Gilt Bracelet

Lot 22: Chinese Spinach Jade & Gilt Bracelet

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Description: Chinese Spinach Jade & Gilt Bracelet Chinese spinach jade and gilt bracelet; with four elbow shaped beads and gilt spacers featuring a single character, with tab insert clasp and chain; D: 3"

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Group of Five Jadeite Jewelry Items

Lot 23: Group of Five Jadeite Jewelry Items

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Description: Group of Five Jadeite Jewelry Items Group of five jadeite jewelry items, including: choker length necklace with bi and shou pendants on chain; bracelet with two pendants (needs repair); pair screwback earrings; together with two rings each with oval cabochon: one with two blue stones; the other with flower carving; L: 16" (largest)

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Pair Old Chinese Paper Landscape Paintings

Lot 24: Pair Old Chinese Paper Landscape Paintings

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Description: Pair Old Chinese Paper Landscape Paintings Pair old Chinese ink and wash on paper landscape scenes; each with figures among trees: one with waterfalls; the other with dwellings nestled in a valley (each toned landscapes, water stain to one matte); 13" x 16 1/2" (each), each framed

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Chinese Cultured Pearl Choker

Lot 25: Chinese Cultured Pearl Choker

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Description: Chinese Cultured Pearl Choker Chinese cultured pearl necklace; of choker length with 7mm pearls, and a "flaming" pearl motif 14K gold clasp; L: 15"

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Four Various Silver Necklaces

Lot 26: Four Various Silver Necklaces

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Description: Four Various Silver Necklaces Four various silver necklaces, including: choker on silver mesh with six bezel setting stones (missing clasp); bead necklace with porcelain shard pendant; bead necklace with repoussé silver pendant; together with crescent moon and star necklace on chain (some wear to all); L: 36" (longest)

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Chinese Hardstone

Lot 27: Chinese Hardstone "Grape Tree"

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Description: Chinese Hardstone "Grape Tree" Chinese hardstone "grape tree"; realistically rendered purple and green grapes hanging in bunches with leaves all around, set on a hardstone backing and base (some flaws); H: 14"; wood stand

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Tall Chinese Cloisonné Enameled Vase

Lot 28: Tall Chinese Cloisonné Enameled Vase

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Description: Tall Chinese Cloisonné Enameled Vase Tall Chinese cloisonné enameled vase; of baluster form with narrow neck, decorated with a basket of flowers on millefleur-style ground, floral designs to neck, shoulder and base (some wear); H: 15 3/4"

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Two Various Items: Fossil & Bronze Key

Lot 29: Two Various Items: Fossil & Bronze Key

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Description: Two Various Items: Fossil & Bronze Key Two various items, including: small fossilized fish and larger fish head, framed; together with antique bronze key with Celtic-style designs (some wear); L: 11 1/2" (key)

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Large Mexican Ceramic Dish by G. Moutalno

Lot 30: Large Mexican Ceramic Dish by G. Moutalno

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Description: Large Mexican Ceramic Dish by G. Moutalno Large Mexican ceramic dish; of rectangular form, decorated with blue stylized animal by G. Moutalno; W: 14"; metal stand

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Three Chinese Porcelains: Jiaqing & Guangxu

Lot 31: Three Chinese Porcelains: Jiaqing & Guangxu

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Description: Three Chinese Porcelains: Jiaqing & Guangxu Three Chinese enameled porcelains, including: pair Jiaqing-style bowls with Famille Rose floral medallions exterior, seal marks (minor frits); together with Guangxu-style coral red auspicious dragon cup, six-character mark (some wear); D: 4 3/4" (largest)

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Tall Chinese Turquoise Ground Porcelain Vase

Lot 32: Tall Chinese Turquoise Ground Porcelain Vase

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Description: Tall Chinese Turquoise Ground Porcelain Vase Tall Chinese turquoise ground porcelain vase; of rouleau form, with gilt grey and white design of dragons and flowers (some wear), possibly Republic or Minguo Period; H: 16"

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Large Old Chinese Lacquered Ink Stone

Lot 33: Large Old Chinese Lacquered Ink Stone

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Description: Large Old Chinese Lacquered Ink Stone Large and old, Chinese moulded and lacquered ink stone; Qianlong-style with characters flanked by writhing dragons, verso with inscription (minor wear); L: 9", in fitted box

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Three Various Bead Necklaces

Lot 34: Three Various Bead Necklaces

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Description: Three Various Bead Necklaces Three various bead necklaces: of rope length, carved wood or horn on red silk cord; choker length, carved amber-like qilin beads; together with rope length yellow amber-like beads (some wear); L: 66" (longest)

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Four Early Style Chinese Ceramic Dishes

Lot 35: Four Early Style Chinese Ceramic Dishes

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Description: Four Early Style Chinese Ceramic Dishes Four Early-style Chinese ceramics, including: celadon glazed shallow dish with floral designs; Henan dish iron rust spotting dish; tea bowl with leaf to black interior; together with Ming style crackle glazed vessel; D: 7 1/4" (largest)

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Four Chinese Glazed Ceramics: Song/Jin Style

Lot 36: Four Chinese Glazed Ceramics: Song/Jin Style

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Description: Four Chinese Glazed Ceramics: Song/Jin Style Four Chinese glazed ceramics in Song/Jin style, including: Henan meiping vase (encrustation to foot); glazed bottle vase with leaf; Henan-type ewer (crust to foot); Song-style glazed bottle vase with flat flared rim (minor wear to all); H: 8" (largest)

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Chinese Daoguang Famille Jaune Jardinière

Lot 37: Chinese Daoguang Famille Jaune Jardinière

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Description: Chinese Daoguang Famille Jaune Jardinière Chinese Daoguang Famille Jaune enameled porcelain jardinière; of hexagonal form with grey bird and grape design in Empress Dowager pattern, coral red seal marks (some wear); D: 11 3/4"

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Two Chinese Famille Jaune Porcleains: Box & Budai

Lot 38: Two Chinese Famille Jaune Porcleains: Box & Budai

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Description: Two Chinese Famille Jaune Porcleains: Box & Budai Two Chinese Famille Jaune enameled porcelains: a circular covered box cover with various florals, four-character mark; together with Budai seated in position of "Royal Ease" holding prayer beads in his left hand, signed (usual wear); D: 9 1/4" (box)

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Four Chinese Porcelains: Teapot, Brushpot & Vessels

Lot 39: Four Chinese Porcelains: Teapot, Brushpot & Vessels

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Description: Four Chinese Porcelains: Teapot, Brushpot & Vessels Four Chinese enameled porcelains, including: square form teapot with coral red bats amid blue clouds; Famille Rose footed globular vessel with fowl; blue and white brushpot with prawns; double gourd form vase with Immortals, each with mark (flaws to each); H: 7 1/4" (tea pot)

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Two Chinese Porcelain Vessels: Wucai & Swatow

Lot 40: Two Chinese Porcelain Vessels: Wucai & Swatow

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Description: Two Chinese Porcelain Vessels: Wucai & Swatow Two Chinese Ming-style porcelain vessels, including: unusual wucai glaze, auspicious dragons and phoenix (mounted as lamp); together with Swatow blue and white ewer with script designs (chips, wear, one lug repaired); H: 6 1/2" (lamp)

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Group of Six Reference Books on Asian Art

Lot 41: Group of Six Reference Books on Asian Art

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Description: Group of Six Reference Books on Asian Art Group of six reference books published between 1959 and 1979, on various Asian Art subjects, including: ceramics, rugs, sculpture, etc. (usual wear); L: 14" (largest)

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Chinese Guangxu-Style Porcelain Covered Box

Lot 42: Chinese Guangxu-Style Porcelain Covered Box

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Description: Chinese Guangxu-Style Porcelain Covered Box Chinese Guangxu-style blue and white porcelain box and cover; of circular form, decorated with cloud motifs, six-character mark; D: 6"

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Pair Old Japanese Enameled Porcelain Hibachi

Lot 43: Pair Old Japanese Enameled Porcelain Hibachi

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Description: Pair Old Japanese Enameled Porcelain Hibachi Pair old Japanese enameled porcelain hibachis; of rounded shape, with floral and landscape scenes (some wear), early 20th Century; H: 8 3/4"

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Two Japanese Porcelains: Imari & Kutani

Lot 44: Two Japanese Porcelains: Imari & Kutani

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Description: Two Japanese Porcelains: Imari & Kutani Two large and old Japanese porcelains, including: Imari shallow bowl with birds and "Three Friends of Winter" and other flowers; together with Kutani-type enameled dish decorated with three phoenix in medallions with geometric patterns all around, six-character mark (usual wear); D: 14 1/2" (larger)

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Pair Chinese Brass Dragon Vases

Lot 45: Pair Chinese Brass Dragon Vases

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Description: Pair Chinese Brass Dragon Vases Pair Chinese brass vases; of bottle form with everted lip, depicting three applied auspicious dragons and a flaming pearl amid clouds, signed (cleaned, polished, some wear and crack to one); H: 10" (each)

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Pair Japanese Enameled Porcelain Vases/Lamps

Lot 46: Pair Japanese Enameled Porcelain Vases/Lamps

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Description: Pair Japanese Enameled Porcelain Vases/Lamps Pair Japanese enameled porcelain vases; of unusual beaker-like form, decorated with figural and floral panels, scrolling florals in reserve, now mounted as lamps (usual wear); H: 13" (each)

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Early Indian Intaglio-Set Holder

Lot 47: Early Indian Intaglio-Set Holder

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Description: Early Indian Intaglio-Set Holder Early Indian silver or silvered holder; set with five carved intaglio seals, niello floral decoration, and Ganesha on bottom (some wear); H: 3"

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Two Antique Chinese Famille Rose Jars

Lot 48: Two Antique Chinese Famille Rose Jars

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Description: Two Antique Chinese Famille Rose Jars Two antique Chinese Famille Rose enameled porcelain jars with covers; each of ovoid form: one depicting boys playing around a tree; the other with birds and flowers, each with inscription to verso (small chips and glaze flaws); H: 13" (taller)

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Antique Thai Gilt Papier-Mâché Temple Figure

Lot 49: Antique Thai Gilt Papier-Mâché Temple Figure

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Description: Antique Thai Gilt Papier-Mâché Temple Figure Antique Thai gilt papier-mâché temple figure; seated in lotus position on a cushioned base with hands in mudra, decorated with mirrored "jewels" (wear and old repairs); H: 16 1/2"

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Chinese Flowering Hardstone Tree

Lot 50: Chinese Flowering Hardstone Tree

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Description: Chinese Flowering Hardstone Tree Chinese flowering various multicolored hardstones tree and cloisonné enameled pot; rectangular form pot with floral designs (some wear); H: 17"

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