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Auction Description for Mega Turbo International Auction: FINE CHINESE DECORATIVE WORKS OF ART

FINE CHINESE DECORATIVE WORKS OF ART

by Mega Turbo International Auction


190 lots with images

March 22, 2014

Live Auction

2600 S. Rainbow Blvd. STE#103

Las Vegas, NV, 89146 USA

Phone: (702) 997 - 5788

Fax: (877) 268 - 6668

Email: info@mtauction.com

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A PAIR OF CARVED ROSEWOOD BOWLS WITH SILVER INSET

Lot 1: A PAIR OF CARVED ROSEWOOD BOWLS WITH SILVER INSET

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Description: Each bowl is gracefully carved out of rosewood. The bowl is supported by a short foot ring and rises with flaring body to an everted mouth rim, the exterior is of dark and russet tone. The rim and interior are inlaid with silver inset. Qing Dynasty period.

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A PAIR OF CARVED COCONUT BOWLS WITH TIN INSET

Lot 2: A PAIR OF CARVED COCONUT BOWLS WITH TIN INSET

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Description: Carved out of coconut, each bowl rises from a short circular foot ring to a flaring body and everted mouth rim. The exterior is decorated with continuous scenes of foliage flanked by key-fret roundel and double-ring roundel. The mouth rim and interior are inlaid with tin.Qing Dynasty period.

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A CARVED RED STONE BRUSH REST

Lot 3: A CARVED RED STONE BRUSH REST

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Description: Supported on a wood stand, this red stone brush rest is carved as a three point crescent shaped mountain range. The stone is of reddish tone except white and russet inclusions within the crackled areas. Qing Dynasty Period.

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A MODEL OF GOURD GOOSE

Lot 4: A MODEL OF GOURD GOOSE

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Description: This gourd in the form of a goose shape, with curled neck and stacked wings on its back, the body etched with feather markings, additional four character ¡§QIANLONG¡¨ mark on the reddish and naturalistic gourd goose. Republic period.

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A CLOISONNE ENAMEL RUYI SCEPTER

Lot 5: A CLOISONNE ENAMEL RUYI SCEPTER

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Description: The handle decorated with various flowers conjoined with tendrils and leaves against yellow ground, the ruyi head depicts peaches, lingzhi, and flowers in planters, the sides with blue line patterns against teal ground, and similar motif on the reverse. Four character "QIANLONG" mark beneath the ruyi head. Late Qing Dynasty period.

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A GILT BRONZE 'DRAGONS' RUYI SCEPTER

Lot 6: A GILT BRONZE 'DRAGONS' RUYI SCEPTER

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Description: The ruyi scepter, gold and silver gilt bronze, intricately carved with the nine dragons theme. The end of handle carved with a dragon circling around a flaming sphere, the handle carved with six dragons in different flying poses, and the ruyi head carved with two flying dragons chasing after a large flaming sphere, all against cloud, wave, and beaded patterns, the reverse with three character "Yu Chun Tang" mark. 19th century.

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A CARVED CELADON JADE RUYI SCEPTER

Lot 7: A CARVED CELADON JADE RUYI SCEPTER

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Description: The shaft is intricately carved with plum trees, branches, flowers, and viewing stones, extending from bottom to near-top in low relief. The large ruyi head is further carved with more blooming plum flowers with leafy branches. The back carved with four character "QIANLONG" mark, along with two smaller marks on the shaft. Republic period.

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A WHITE JADE EMBELLISHED ZITAN RUYI SCEPTER

Lot 8: A WHITE JADE EMBELLISHED ZITAN RUYI SCEPTER

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Description: Set into the zitan ruyi scepter head, the oval-shaped white jade plaque is carved in low-relief with scene of two bats flanking plants and leaves. The ruyi terminal is carved in relief with scrolling clouds pattern. Qing Dynasty Period.

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A SET OF THREE INSCRIBED SILVER ENAMELED BADGES

Lot 9: A SET OF THREE INSCRIBED SILVER ENAMELED BADGES

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Description: This set comprises of three silver badges, including a 1922 ¡¥Zhi Lu Yu Xun Yue Shi' badge in silver and enamels enclosing a central medallion character 'Jiang'; a 1918 Republic of China silver badge with a silver portrait of president 'Xu Shichang' enclosing by blue enamelled characters; A Manchurian silver badge with enamelled characters 'Man Zhou Pai Qian Jin Jun Ji Nian Zhang'. Republic period.

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A SET OF THREE MINIATURE SCHOLAR'S ROCKS

Lot 10: A SET OF THREE MINIATURE SCHOLAR'S ROCKS

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Description: This set comprises of three scholar's rocks in irregular outlines and shapes, all in the form of an uneven mountain with numerous irregularities. The stones are of russet, dark brownish, reddish and pale reddish. Qing Dynasty Period.

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AN ANGEL-SKIN CORAL CARVING OF BEAUTY

Lot 11: AN ANGEL-SKIN CORAL CARVING OF BEAUTY

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Description: Of slender form, this fine pink color coral beauty is carved in the theme of a graceful dancing lady. The clothes and the face of the lady are highly detailed. The original wood stand is included.

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A SPLASH GILT ZISHA STONEWARE TRIPOD CENSER

Lot 12: A SPLASH GILT ZISHA STONEWARE TRIPOD CENSER

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Description: Of globular form with short neck and lipped rim, the censer supported by three beast legs, the body decorated with Chinese Shou character patterns in between scrolling flower pattern and lappet band pattern, splash gilt on the exterior, a pair of tall handles rise from the shoulder, the handles and rim decorated with key-fret patterns. Qing Dynasty period.

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A LONGQUAN CELADON JAR WITH COVER

Lot 13: A LONGQUAN CELADON JAR WITH COVER

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Description: Of globular form, the exterior separated into eight rectangular medallions enclosed with lotus flower and others, all over crackleware celadon glaze, above the lappet band pattern leading to the splayed foot, the lid shaped in lotus leaf form, with a root-styled finial on top. Qing Dynasty period.

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A LARGE DOUCAI 'FLOWERS' VASE

Lot 14: A LARGE DOUCAI 'FLOWERS' VASE

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Description: Supported on a splayed foot, the ovoid body with gently swelling shoulders surmounted by a broad waisted neck and flaring mouth, superbly painted with flowers in full bloom amongst a dense bed of foliage and stems, in between scrolling ruyi band on top and lappet band on bottom, the shoulder applied with a pair of small red handles, bottom bears six characters "JIAQING" mark.

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A SET OF THIRTY-ONE CHINESE FAMILLE-ROSE EXPORT DINNERWARE

Lot 15: A SET OF THIRTY-ONE CHINESE FAMILLE-ROSE EXPORT DINNERWARE

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Description: This dinner ware set includes two bowls, two cups, and twenty-six plates; all decorated with yellow glaze, green flowery edge patterns, and flowers in the center; mark of "KREISS CHINA" at bottom. The jar features short neck, globular body, and flat base; the cover has butterfly flying over two branched peony flowers; the neck area has two different yet beautiful patterns; the body has two wild chickens standing on top of rocks surrounded by peony flowers and branches, while two swallows flying across towards peony flowers; whole jar is coated in beautiful bright yellow. Republic period.

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A FAMILLE ROSE CORAL-RED GROUND PASTE BOX

Lot 16: A FAMILLE ROSE CORAL-RED GROUND PASTE BOX

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Description: This paste box is well executed in iron red of flowers and butterfly patterns for the cover, and the base box is bordered with a ring of "LEI WEN" pattern on the exterior, while the interior was executed in turquoise colored glaze. The bottom is also turquoise glazed with a six character "JIAQING" mark. Qing Dynasty period.

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A PAIR OF DOUCAI JARS WITH COVERS

Lot 17: A PAIR OF DOUCAI JARS WITH COVERS

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Description: Of tapering ovoid form, the body depicts chickens, birds, flowers, and trees in a wild setting, with different scrolling patterns on bottom, neck, and cover. The cover depicts blooming peony flowers, with the finial similar to a flower bulb. Six characters mark on the bottom. Qing Dynasty period.

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A PAIR OF CHINESE ENAMEL YIXING WASHER BASINS

Lot 18: A PAIR OF CHINESE ENAMEL YIXING WASHER BASINS

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Description: This pair of large everted rim washer basins were decorated with many auspicious flowers on the rim. The center of both washers were decorated with landscape scenes, depicting fishing boats, mountain, houses, trees and flying wild geese. The side wall of one of the washer was decorated with floral patterns, and other with the eight sacred treasures. Qing Dynasty period.

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A LARGE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE 'DRAGONS' VASE

Lot 19: A LARGE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE 'DRAGONS' VASE

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Description: This export vase with a long neck and globular body is decorated with floral patterns and two roundels of five clawed dragons, and two other roundels with flying phoenix. The two roundels on the long neck was decorated with lotus blossom on one, and peony flowers on other. In between the six roundels there are six Chinese character "Shou", signifying the wishful longevity. The vase is completed with a hardwood stand. Qing Dynasty period.

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A GREEN GLAZED URINAL

Lot 20: A GREEN GLAZED URINAL

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Description: This green-glazed urinal is made in the shape of a recumbent mythical beast seated foursquare with a chilong handle mounted on the top. Five Dynasties period.

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A SOUVENIR PICTURE SET OF MICHAEL JORDAN

Lot 21: A SOUVENIR PICTURE SET OF MICHAEL JORDAN

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Description: Six pieces of ceramic souvenir picture set of Michael Jordan in his glorious time with his autograph.

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE 'HE HE ER XIAN' BOWLS

Lot 22: A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE 'HE HE ER XIAN' BOWLS

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Description: Each bowl is supported by a short circular foot rising to a flaring mouth rim encircled by a blue roundel. The exterior of each bowl is painted with two immortals that one opening a basket and the other holding a lotus branch on one side, along with calligraphic inscription and author's signature on the opposite side. The bottom bears six character mark 'tongzhi'. Republic Period.

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A RELIEF-MOULDED ¡¥DRAGONS¡¦ VASE, TIANQIUPING

Lot 23: A RELIEF-MOULDED ¡¥DRAGONS¡¦ VASE, TIANQIUPING

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Description: Of globular form with slightly tapering long round neck, the body decorated with three-claw dragons flying amidst clouds chasing after flaming sphere, the rim decorated with ruyi-cloud patterns, bottom bears six character "QIANLONG" mark.

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A BLUE AND WHITE VASE, DANSHIPING

Lot 24: A BLUE AND WHITE VASE, DANSHIPING

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Description: Of compressed globular body with a slender neck, the vase is molded and painted with scrolling foliage below band of continuous pattern. The neck is decorated with flower sprays. The mouth is of russet tone. Early Qing Dynasty Period

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A FAMILLE ROSE 'FIGURES' GLOBULAR VASE

Lot 25: A FAMILLE ROSE 'FIGURES' GLOBULAR VASE

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Description: The globular body below the tall cylindrical neck is painted with figures greeting inside and outside of a high-ranking official's house in continuous scene. The neck is decorated with various figures. Both neck and bottom base are encircled with roundels of complex pattern. Republic period

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A SET OF FIFTEEN BIRD FEEDER JARS

Lot 26: A SET OF FIFTEEN BIRD FEEDER JARS

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Description: This set includes fifteen bird feeders of various shapes and designs, including the blue and white 'Shou' feeder, the underglazed red dragon bird feeder, the blue glazed mythical beast-formed bird feeder,a blue and white flower sprays handled bird feeder, etc. Qing/Republic period.

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A FAMILLE VERTE 'FIGURES' CENSER

Lot 27: A FAMILLE VERTE 'FIGURES' CENSER

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Description: Rising from a tapering foot to a flaring rim, this censer is painted with a continuous scene of scholars conversing in front of a painting in a garden setting. The bottom remains unglazed. Qing Dynasty period.

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A FAMILLE ROSE 'EIGHTEEN ARHATS' BOWL

Lot 28: A FAMILLE ROSE 'EIGHTEEN ARHATS' BOWL

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Description: Rising from a short foot to a flaring rim, the body of this bowl is painted with eighteen Arhat figures in various postures and dresses engaging in conversation in a garden setting, all against a white glazed background. The bottom base bears six character 'Qianlong' mark. Republic period.

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A CELADON-GLAZED FISH BASIN

Lot 29: A CELADON-GLAZED FISH BASIN

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Description: Rising from gently rounded sides to a short waisted neck below a broad lipped rim, this basin is decorated with blue butterflies and flower spray motifs against celadon glazed background. The base is unglazed.Qing Dynasty period.

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A FLAMBE GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED ARCHAISTIC VASE

Lot 30: A FLAMBE GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED ARCHAISTIC VASE

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Description: Of compressed bulbous form, the vase rises from the slightly flared circular base rim to the short neck. The body has two raised bands and is flanked by two mythical beasts, turning each its head and looking back. The body is glazed with a mixture of purplish blue and green tone, or flambe glaze. The bottom bears a four character mark. Qing Dynasty period.

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A LAYERED BROWN AND BLACK AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 31: A LAYERED BROWN AND BLACK AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: Of elongated cylindrical form with smoothly expanded mid section, the snuff bottle made from agate, with natural layered black and brown colors on one side, the reverse with slight translucency, completed with a domed white stopper. Qing Dynasty period.

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A FAMILLE ROSE EROTIC SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 32: A FAMILLE ROSE EROTIC SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: Of baluster form, the snuff bottle painted with an erotic scene in an outside setting, the reverse with Chinese poem and marks, the bottom bears four character "GUANGXU" mark, and completed with an amber-brown color stopper. Qing Dynasty period.

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BIRD FEEDER JARS

Lot 33: A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BIRD FEEDER JARS

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Description: Of unusual form, each bird feeder has two flat sides painted with flowering motifs and dotted patterns decorated on rest of the body. Attached with two small circular handles, the mouth rim and body are bordered by two circular roundels.Qing Dynasty period.

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A FINELY CARVED IVORY CARVED SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 34: A FINELY CARVED IVORY CARVED SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This ivory is carved with delicate war scenes around the body, atop of the contiguous Chinese Leiwen pattern. The bottom bears a four characters Chinese seal mark. The bell shaped stopper is also of ivory.

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A PAIR OF CARVED GLASS EGGPLANT-SHAPED SNUFF BOTTLES

Lot 35: A PAIR OF CARVED GLASS EGGPLANT-SHAPED SNUFF BOTTLES

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Description: Each glass carved snuff bottle is of eggplant shape and is finely hollowed. It has short and bulbous light green body with leafy foliage surrounded on top, and capped by a brown peduncle shaped stopper. One is slightly larger than the other.

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A CARVED ENAMELED SILVER SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 36: A CARVED ENAMELED SILVER SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: Of compressed diamond form, the snuff bottle with two panels on each side, depicting flowers and beauty with slight enamel, the bottom bears four character "QIANLONG" mark, complete with a blue stone stopper.

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A CARVED JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 37: A CARVED JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: Of flattened ovoid form, the snuff bottle made and carved from white jade, the color of smooth and white color, with slight translucency, the front carved with a horse under pine trees, completed with a cylindrical coral stopper.

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A RARE CARVED SILVER SUDHANA SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 38: A RARE CARVED SILVER SUDHANA SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: The snuff bottle depicts the Sudhana, otherwise known as "Shan Cai Tong Zi" in Chinese (Child of Wealth), standing on one foot with one hand holding a large coin, the other hand holding a round jar, dressed in loose robes exposing chest and belly, the boy with serene expression, complete with an orange stopper on top of a crown. Qing Dynasty period.

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A RARE CARVED AMBER

Lot 39: A RARE CARVED AMBER "FISH" SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: Of flattened ovoid form and heavy on the bottom, the snuff bottle made from amber with natural color with translucency, slight inclusion, and golden hairlines, the front and back carved with swimming carps in the river, the neck and base carved with decorative leaves, complete with a domed stopper. Qing Dynasty period.

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A TWIN DOUBLE GOURD SILVER GILT FILIGREE AND ENAMELLED SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 40: A TWIN DOUBLE GOURD SILVER GILT FILIGREE AND ENAMELLED SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: Each snuff bottle in the form of a double gourd, the body with silver gilt filigree and enamelled with flowers, branches and leaves, all on top of silver body, bottom bears word "SILVER", linked together on the side, and complete with en-suite stoppers. Qing Dynasty period.

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A TWIN PORCELAIN 'DONKEY' SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 41: A TWIN PORCELAIN 'DONKEY' SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This twin snuff bottle consists of two white-glazed ground porcelain snuff bottles. Of cylindrical shape, the bottle is decorated with scene of a donkey turning its head looking at the willow tree. The bottoms bears the mark 'Sheng De Tang Zhi'.Qing Dynasty period.

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A TWIN BLUE AND WHITE SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 42: A TWIN BLUE AND WHITE SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This twin snuff bottle consists of two blue and white-glazed porcelain snuff bottles. Of cylindrical form and raised from a circular foot, each snuff bottle is decorated with scholar's objects such as vase, censer, guzhen, and other auspicious images.Qing Dynasty period.

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A TWIN PORCELAIN 'VILLAGE' SNUFF BOTTLE

Lot 43: A TWIN PORCELAIN 'VILLAGE' SNUFF BOTTLE

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Description: This twin snuff bottle consists of two white-glazed ground porcelain snuff bottles. Of cylindrical shape, the bottle is decorated with village scene of a house and trees by a hill. The bottoms bears the mark 'Sheng De Tang Zhi'.Qing Dynasty period.

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A SET OF FOUR ZITAN CARVED JARS AND COVERS

Lot 44: A SET OF FOUR ZITAN CARVED JARS AND COVERS

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Description: Of octagonal shape and descending size, each lobe on the exterior of each jar is delicately carved in shallow relief with one of the eight Buddhism treasure emblems and flanked by stylized cloud motif on the corners. The cover is topped with a wood knob as finial.

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A CARVED ZITAN LIBATION CUP

Lot 45: A CARVED ZITAN LIBATION CUP

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Description: The libation cup was finely carved, with high relief gnarled branches in the form of Buddha's hands carved on the exterior, and some of its leaves extended into the interior of the cup. Qing Dynasty period.

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A LACQUER COVER BOX WITH EMBELLISHMENTS

Lot 46: A LACQUER COVER BOX WITH EMBELLISHMENTS

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Description: The circular lacquer wood cover is embellished with Shoushan soapstone stone, agate, and ivory depicting a peach tree issuing from rock-work. The side of the box is finely painted with stylized shou characters flanked by lotus scrolls. Qing Dynasty period.

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A GROUP OF THREE QINGTIAN SOAPSTONE FIGURAL CARVINGS

Lot 47: A GROUP OF THREE QINGTIAN SOAPSTONE FIGURAL CARVINGS

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Description: One carving depicts an elder seated and holding a basket, with two kids next playfully approaching the elder. One carving depicts a beauty dressed in flowing robes standing next to a flower basket, while supported by a wooden plow. One carving depicts a fisherman and a young boy heading home with a basket full of fishes. Qing Dynasty period.

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A CARVED HONGMU ARHAT FIGURE

Lot 48: A CARVED HONGMU ARHAT FIGURE

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Description: The Arhat seated on the ground, wearing long robe exposed bare chest and large belly, tempting a small animal with a fruit in right hand, and with a joyous expression. Natural Hongmu wood color and grain. Qing Dynasty period. Provenance: Rosily Museum of Taiwan

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A PAIR OF HARDWOOD 'GUANGONG' CARVINGS WITH SILVER LINES INSET

Lot 49: A PAIR OF HARDWOOD 'GUANGONG' CARVINGS WITH SILVER LINES INSET

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Description: Each figure depicts Guan Yu, wearing armor with cloth on top, is mounted on a horse on top of clouds, while Zhou Cang in the form of a bearded man with a machete is shown standing on the clouds behind Guan Yu; silver lines inset into wood to create delicate patterns. Qing Dynasty period.

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A CARVED HONGMU GUANYIN FIGURE

Lot 50: A CARVED HONGMU GUANYIN FIGURE

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Description: The Bodhisattva is modelled standing bare feet, while wearing a long-sleeved robe with intricate patterns around the edges falling in deep folds around the body and open at the chest to reveal an ornate necklace. Her one hand holds a large strand of prayer beads, and her face shows a serene expression. the wood with natural color and grain. Age related damage and slight cracks. Qing Dynasty period.

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