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Dec. 1 2012 Chinese Works of Art Auction

by Midwest Auction Galleries


504 lots with images

December 1, 2012

Live Auction

925 N. Lapeer Rd

Oxford, MI, 48371 USA

Phone: +1 (248) 236-8100

Fax: +1 (248) 236-8396

Email: sales@midwestauctioninc.com

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Chinese Qing Rosewood And Marble Inset Cabinet

Lot 151: Chinese Qing Rosewood And Marble Inset Cabinet

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Description: Having four drawer to two sides, and recessed panels to the other two, the aprons carved to depict bats and shou symbols, inset with dreamstone marble top, 36"H x 29.5"Square, circa 19th century. Condition lacking one bat carving, with four small holes to one side.<br><br>Purchased in Hong Kong In the 1960's<br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Huanghuali Brush Pot

Lot 152: Chinese Qing Huanghuali Brush Pot

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Description: Finely carved of simple form, 4.5"H X 3.75"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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A Fine Chinese Qing Hair Crystal Carved Snuff Bottle

Lot 153: A Fine Chinese Qing Hair Crystal Carved Snuff Bottle

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Description: Of flattened form raised on small foot ring, extremely well hollowed and finely polished, with angel hair inclusions through-out, very well done and a fine example of early Qing lapidary work, 2.75" H circa 18th-19th century.<br><br>Property Of A Berkley, Michigan Gentleman.

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Chinese Qing Jade And Enamel Mounted Necklace

Lot 154: Chinese Qing Jade And Enamel Mounted Necklace

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Description: The enameled mount finely molded to depict a bat and fruit holding two jade bi-discs and hung from Peking knotted jade and Peking glass mounted necklace with gold metal closure, pendant measures 2.125"W X 1.625"L, overall 23"L, an unusual and very well done piece, circa 19th century.<br><br> Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Yixing Pottery Covered Pot By Qian Ming

Lot 155: Chinese Yixing Pottery Covered Pot By Qian Ming

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Description: Finely decorated to depict a beauty and bird to one side with several lines of calligraphy, the reverse with several more lines of calligraphy, the base with impressed mark for Qian Ming, the interior of lid further impressed with two marks, the lid depicting dragon and pearl, 4.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Ming Style Pottery Statue

Lot 156: Chinese Ming Style Pottery Statue

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Description: Finely molded to depict an official raised on a pedestal wearing ornate headdress, 16.5"H, circa 17th century.<br><br>Property of a Lake Orion MI family.

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Chinese Miniature Painting By

Lot 157: Chinese Miniature Painting By

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Description: Depicting two standing horses, signed and sealed, mounted in a rosewood - burlwood and silk brocade frame on stand. Painting measures 3.75"H x 8"W, overall 12"L x 6.75"H, circa early 20th century,<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Fine & Large Chinese Celedon Glazed Basin

Lot 158: Fine & Large Chinese Celedon Glazed Basin

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Description: Finely molded to depict a large central lotus blossom, bordered by hash marks in between two double line borders, the base with an unusual five character mark in raised relief and left unglazed, finely potted, beautifully molded and glazed, very large measuring, 16" D x 2.5" H, circa republic period and possibly older, not able to identify the mark. Property of an American working in China in the 1960's

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Chinese Blue And White Porcelain Stand

Lot 159: Chinese Blue And White Porcelain Stand

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Description: Finely painted to depict pheasants, birds and landscapes in several panels, with two bands of butterflies one to the foot rim and one to the rim, the top further decorated with flowers and sparrows. 32"H x 14.75" diameter, circa late 19th-early 20th century.<br><br>Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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(2) Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain 12 Month Cups

Lot 160: (2) Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain 12 Month Cups

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Description: Each finely painted to depict a boy, a rooster, lotus plant and a poem, each with seal mark for "Great Qing Qianlong Producton" in underglaze blue. 2.75"H each.<br><br>Property of a Gentleman Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Mei Ping Vase

Lot 161: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Mei Ping Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict five, five-clawed dragons among lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils above crashing waves, the base bearing Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, 13.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Famille Rose Cong Shaped Vase

Lot 162: Chinese Famille Rose Cong Shaped Vase

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Description: Finely painted and enameled to depict the four seasons, the balance decorated with colorful lotus blossoms and tendrils, with four character mark in iron red to base, 13.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Harper Woods Michigan Gentleman

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Chinese Jadeite Plaque

Lot 163: Chinese Jadeite Plaque

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Description: Finely carved as a lotus pad with koi fish, the stone an apple green color with small areas of light celedon with fine polish, 2.125"H X 1.5"W.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

Lot 164: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

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Description: Finely carved to depict figures within a landscape, with two character marks to one side, the seal face carved with several character, 3.25"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Carved Jade Sculpture Of Birds

Lot 165: Chinese Carved Jade Sculpture Of Birds

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Description: Finely carved to depict birds amongst lotus blossoms, the stone a dark green with celedon inclusions, raised on carved rosewood stand, 11.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Carved Jade Ram

Lot 166: Chinese Qing Carved Jade Ram

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Description: Finely carved to depict a standing ram atop a mountain with vegetation in its mouth, the stone a white to very light celedon, exquisitely rendered and finely polished, raised on its original carved rosewood stand, 4.5" H not including stand, circa 18-19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Jadeite Figural Carving On Stand

Lot 167: Chinese Jadeite Figural Carving On Stand

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Description: Finely carved to depict a resting Guanyin with a child, a bat overhead, the reverse carved with a longevity symbol encompassed by double gourd, double koi fish, and auspicious symbols, the stone a light celedon with fine polish, raised up on carved rosewood stand, measures 5.25"H X 6"L not including the stand, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a St. Clair Michigan Lady.

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Chinese Bronze Bodhisattva

Lot 168: Chinese Bronze Bodhisattva

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Description: Finely cast as a seated Bodhisattva in prayer, 11.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Hardwood Modular Furniature Three Pieces

Lot 169: Chinese Qing Hardwood Modular Furniature Three Pieces

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Description: The two cabinets having one drawer and recessed panels, with pegged construction, connected by a long top, can be used as a long table with two stands or without the top as two cabinets, cabinets 32.25"H x 17.75" Square, top measures 99"L x 19.25"D, circa early 20th century, <br><br>Purchased in Hong Kong In the 1960's<br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Cinnabar Double Gourd Vase

Lot 170: Chinese Cinnabar Double Gourd Vase

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Description: Finely carved to depict buildings within a landscape, the balance depicting lotus blossoms and tendrils, 9"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Carved Amethyst Snuff Bottle

Lot 171: Chinese Qing Carved Amethyst Snuff Bottle

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Description: Finely carved to depict lingzi and lotus against a rocky out crop, the stone terminating from light amethyst to deep purple, finely carved, well hollowed and exquisitely polished, with remnants of red museum or accession number 2.25"H, circa 18th-19th century.<br><br>Property Of A Berkley, Michigan Gentleman.

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Chinese Apple Green Jadeite Bangle Bracelet

Lot 172: Chinese Apple Green Jadeite Bangle Bracelet

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Description: The stone a nice apple green color exhibiting fine carving and polish, outside diameter 3.125", inside diameter 2.5", circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Stand

Lot 173: Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Stand

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Description: Raised on three feet with raised chi long circling the border, the bottom with raised symbol to depict three dragons chasing a flaming pearl, a very good example of yixing pottery, with impressed seal mark, 1"H X 4"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Yuan Dynasty Bowl

Lot 174: Chinese Yuan Dynasty Bowl

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Description: Cream colored glazed bowl, 2.5"H X 6.25"D, circa Yuan Dynasty 1271-1368<br><br>Condition: With two chips to rim.<br><br>Property of a Findlay Ohio gentleman.

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Attrb. Huang Zhour Chinese Watercolor On Paper

Lot 175: Attrb. Huang Zhour Chinese Watercolor On Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict a woman n colorful dres dancing, signed and sealed upper right, 68"H X 23.5"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Metal Mounted Famille Rose Kendi

Lot 176: Chinese Qing Metal Mounted Famille Rose Kendi

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils in overglaze enamel, the neck painted with stiff petals, 10"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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Chinese Blue & Yellow Porcelain Bowl

Lot 177: Chinese Blue & Yellow Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted to depict a dragon and phoenix among ruyi clouds to the exterior, the interior depicting a dragon among ruyi clouds, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Xuande mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 2.75"H X 7.5"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Pair Chinese Large Figural B & W Square Vases

Lot 178: Pair Chinese Large Figural B & W Square Vases

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Description: Matching large square porcelain blue and white vases having horizontal flange and flared rim, neck having blue bamboo decoration, each side has a different painted household scene, four underglazed blue seals on bottom, 18.25" H x 5.75" Square.<br><br> Private collection Rochester Hills, MI.

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Chinese Famille Rose Five Dragon Meiping Vase

Lot 179: Chinese Famille Rose Five Dragon Meiping Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict dragons in various colors amongst ruyi clouds and above crashing waves on a yellow graviata ground, the interior and base with fine turquoise glaze, base bearing Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, 15"H, a beautiful vase.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Cobalt and Gilt Decorated Flower Vase

Lot 180: Chinese Cobalt and Gilt Decorated Flower Vase

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Description: Finely decorated to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils in gilt against a cobalt ground, the interior and bottom of vase with a robin's egg blue glaze, having six openings surrounding a central opening for flowers, raised on pronounced foot, the base bearing four character Qianlong mark within a double square in underglaze blue, measures 10.25"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.

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Chinese Jade Table Screen

Lot 181: Chinese Jade Table Screen

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Description: Finely carved to depict a seated Guanyin, raised on hardwood stand, 17"H X 10"W including stand.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Celedon Jade Bracelet

Lot 182: Chinese Qing Celedon Jade Bracelet

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Description: Carved as two facing dragons clutching a pearl, 3.125" diameter, circa 19th century.<br><br>Property of a St. Clair Michigan Lady.

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Pr. Chinese Jadeite Covered Cups And Saucers

Lot 183: Pr. Chinese Jadeite Covered Cups And Saucers

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Description: The stone a light celedon terminating to a medium green with fine polish, 3.25"H including saucers and lids.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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A Fine Chinese Tianhuang Stone Mountain

Lot 184: A Fine Chinese Tianhuang Stone Mountain

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Description: Finely carved to depict three boys climbing a peach, the stone well carved with fine polish, raised on hardwood stand, 4.5"H, not including the stand.<br><br>Property of a Gentleman Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Qing Carved Jade Rabbits

Lot 185: (2) Chinese Qing Carved Jade Rabbits

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Description: One raised on silver inlaid hardwood stand of spinach jade with celedon inclusions together with a celedon example carved in archaic form, tallest is 3"H not including stand, circa late 19th/early 20th century. Rabbit of archaic form may be earlier.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Three Piece Bronze Censer On Stand

Lot 186: Chinese Three Piece Bronze Censer On Stand

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Description: Exquisitely molded to depict bamboo and shoots, the handles with two seated birds, raised on conforming bronze stand, overall measures 11.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Four Panel Screen

Lot 187: Chinese Four Panel Screen

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Description: Finely carved and painted to depict women within courtyards against a gold ground, the reverse depicting bamboo chutes, lotus blossoms, and other flowers, imported from Hong Kong by the consignor's grandmother for a cost of $1,000.00 USD, each panel measures 72.25"H X 16"W, circa 1910.<br><br>Condition: Some minor chips at the corners and border not affecting the image.<br><br>Private collection Northville Michigan.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Bamboo Tall Open Vases

Lot 188: Pr. Chinese Qing Bamboo Tall Open Vases

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Description: Very finely carved to depict figures and pagodas under ancient pines, the base bearing four or five character mark in ink, measuring 14.25"H X 5"D, an excellent pair.<br><br>Condition: With stress cracks commensurate with age.<br><br>Property of a Leonard Michigan couple.

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Chines Qing Carved Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle

Lot 189: Chines Qing Carved Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle

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Description: Of pebble form , finely carved to depict a coiled dragon, the stone a clear crystal and very well polished, 1.875" H, circa 18th-19th century.<br><br>Property Of A Berkley, Michigan Gentleman

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Chinese Dark Green Jade Bangle

Lot 190: Chinese Dark Green Jade Bangle

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Description: The stone of an even dark green color exhibiting fine polish, outside diameter 3.25", inside diameter 2.25", circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 191: Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: With raised seal decoration, with impressed seal to base, 4.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Sukhothai Celedon Glazed Bowl

Lot 192: Chinese Sukhothai Celedon Glazed Bowl

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Description: Finely molded with incised wave design on interior, the exterior decorated with stiff petals, 3"H X 9.5"H, circa 1100-1400 AD.<br><br>Condition: With chips to foot rim.<br><br>Property of a Findlay Ohio gentleman.

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Attrb. Yu Jigao Chinese Watercolor On Paper

Lot 193: Attrb. Yu Jigao Chinese Watercolor On Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict birds amongst cherry and lotus blossoms, signed and sealed upper left center, 60"H X 20.5"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Zhang Xiao Dong Chinese Oil Painting On Canvas

Lot 193A: Zhang Xiao Dong Chinese Oil Painting On Canvas

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Description: Depicting a Chinese girl in traditional dress, sight 19.5"W X 23"H, circa 1990's.Zhang Xiao Dong (1981-) is a Chinese artist known for portraits.

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Chinese Famille Vert

Lot 194: Chinese Famille Vert "Hundred Boys" Bottle Vase

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Description: The globular body with a tall cylindrical neck decorated throughout with a profusion of young boys at play, raised on short foot ring, the base with remnants of an old paper tag reading, "Gale's Antiques", measures 13.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of an Overland Park Kansas Gentleman.

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Chinese Blue & White Double Gourd Vase

Lot 195: Chinese Blue & White Double Gourd Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst ruyi clouds, the rim bearing six character Wanli mark, 13.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Large & Impressive Chinese Blue & White Moonflask

Lot 196: Large & Impressive Chinese Blue & White Moonflask

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Description: Finely painted on both sides to depict a five clawed dragon and opposing phoenix amongst ruyi clouds, the balance painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, with two ruyi shaped handles depicting waves leading up to the unusual shaped opening, the rim bearing six character Xuande mark in blue, 26"H X 19"W X 11"D.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 197: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

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Description: The bottle form vase finely painted to depict pomegranate and other fruit on branches, raised on short foot ring bearing six character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue, 8"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Famille Rose Covered Tureen

Lot 198: Chinese Famille Rose Covered Tureen

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils against a yellow graviata ground, the lid with gilt finial, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue against a turquoise ground, 5"H X 8"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Celedon Jade Mythical Bird

Lot 199: Chinese Qing Celedon Jade Mythical Bird

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Description: Carved as a Phoenix holding a corucopia cup within its wings, hung with loose rings, 5" H, circa 19th century or earlier.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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