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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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(2) Chinese Chicken Blood Seal Chops-Blank

Lot 200: (2) Chinese Chicken Blood Seal Chops-Blank

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Description: Consisting of two seal chops for carving, largest is 4.75"H X 1.125"sq.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Nephrite Jade Carving

Lot 201: Chinese Qing Nephrite Jade Carving

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Description: Finely carved to depict a goose it's head looking back, the stone a light celedon to off-white, 1.75"H X 3"L, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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(11) Chinese Jade Pendants

Lot 202: (11) Chinese Jade Pendants

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Description: Depicting figures, dragons, lotus, butterflies and horses, most hung with hardstone beads, largest measures 2.25" diameter, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Davison, Michigan Gentleman.

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(3) Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chops

Lot 203: (3) Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chops

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Description: Each finely carved in graduating sizes to depict foo lions, the seal faces uncarved, largest is 3.75"H, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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Chinese Gilt Bronze Bodhisattva

Lot 204: Chinese Gilt Bronze Bodhisattva

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Description: Finely cast as a seated Bodhisattva raised on lotus throne, holding in one hand what appears to be a pagoda, with lotus blossom mark to base, 11.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Lacquer Table with Jade Appliqued Inset Top

Lot 205: Chinese Lacquer Table with Jade Appliqued Inset Top

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Description: The dish shaped top finely appliqued to depict two standing pheasants and lotus, the sides inlaid with MOP, with shaped side skirts painted in multicolors to depict lotus, 40"L x 20"W x 18.25"H, circa 20th century.<br><br> Property of Dorthea Hibbler Detroit Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Cinnabar Lacquere Vase

Lot 206: Chinese Qing Cinnabar Lacquere Vase

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Description: Of archaic bronze form, carved to depict figures within a landscape to both sides, 10"H, circa late19th century.<br>,br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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A Fine Chinese Qing Carved Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 207: A Fine Chinese Qing Carved Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: The opaque and smokey colored agate finely carved to depict a badger and mythical beast, raised on short foot rim extremely well hollowed and finely polished with two black inclusions to the back shoulder, a wonderful example of early Qing lapidary work, with red museum or accession number to foot ring, 2.5" H circa 18th-19th century.<br><br>Property Of A Berkley, Michigan Gentleman

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Chinese Jade Pendant

Lot 208: Chinese Jade Pendant

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Description: A silver metal mount housing a tear drop shaped jade cabochon measuring 14.77mm, exhibiting a fine polish and semi-translucent color, overall pendant measures 1.5"L.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 209: Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: Of deep terracotta color, raised on tripod feet, with impressed seal mark to underside and interior of lid, 3.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(2) Chinese Song Style Celedon Porcelain Bowls

Lot 210: (2) Chinese Song Style Celedon Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Depicting symbols and squiggle decorations, largest is 2"H X 5"D, circa 19th century or earlier.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Attrb. He Haixiao Chinese Watercolor On Paper

Lot 211: Attrb. He Haixiao Chinese Watercolor On Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict two figures within a mountainous landscape, signed and sealed upper right, 63.5"H X 23.75"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Blue, White, And Iron Red Porcelain Charger

Lot 212: Chinese Qing Blue, White, And Iron Red Porcelain Charger

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Description: Depicting lotus blossoms tendrils, raised on short foot rim, 1.5"H X 15"D, circa 18th/19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Blue And White Porcelain Stand

Lot 213: Chinese Qing Blue And White Porcelain Stand

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Description: Depicting birds, lotus blossoms, and stiff petals, 30"H x 12.75"D, circa 18th-19th century<br><br>Purchased in China in the 1930's.<br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Famille Noire Porcelain Bowls

Lot 214: Pr. Chinese Qing Famille Noire Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Depicting lotus blossoms against a black ground, the exterior rims with sprigs of lotus and leafy vines, six character seal mark in iron red to foot rim, 9.25" diameter x 2"H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Pr. Chinese Daoguang Famille Rose Porcelain Cups

Lot 215: Pr. Chinese Daoguang Famille Rose Porcelain Cups

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Description: Finely painted to depict figures, animals, and auspicious symbols, the interior with a pink lotus highlighted in gilt, the base with seal mark in iron red for Great Daoguang Production, 3.5" D x 2.5"H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Tea Dust Glazed Conjoined Porcelain Vase

Lot 216: Chinese Tea Dust Glazed Conjoined Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely molded as conjoined double gourds, covered all over in tea dust glaze, with impressed seal mark to underside, 9"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Ming Carved Jade Pendant

Lot 217: Chinese Ming Carved Jade Pendant

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Description: Carved as a mythical beast to both sides, hing with silk cord and agate bead. Plaque measures2.625"W x 2.125"H, circa 17th century.

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(2) Chinese Chicken Blood Seal Chops-Blank

Lot 218: (2) Chinese Chicken Blood Seal Chops-Blank

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Description: Consisting of two seal chops for carving, largest is 3.5"H X 1"sq.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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A Fine Tibetan Jade And Silver Mounted Pipe

Lot 219: A Fine Tibetan Jade And Silver Mounted Pipe

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Description: Depicting dragons and phoenix and inlaid with coral, 16.75" L, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of A Davison, Michigan Gentleman

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(13) Chinese Carved Jadeite Pendants

Lot 220: (13) Chinese Carved Jadeite Pendants

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Description: Carved to depict lotus, goldfish, bi-discs, peapods and swords, largest pendant measures 1.875" L, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Davison, Michigan Gentleman.

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Chinese Archaic Style Jade Plaque

Lot 221: Chinese Archaic Style Jade Plaque

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Description: Finely carved in the archaic style to depict a coiled dragon, 6.75"L, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Gilt Bronze Molde Of Kui Xing

Lot 222: Chinese Gilt Bronze Molde Of Kui Xing

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Description: Finely molded holding a paint brush in one hand and a water pot in the other, standing atop a dragon base sitting on crashing waves, extremly well detailed and finely done, 17.5"H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Rosewood Cabinet

Lot 223: Chinese Rosewood Cabinet

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Description: Having two doors opening to reveal two wooden shelves, doors having carved medallion decoration of Greek Key design surrounding tree decoration, also with two small brass pulls and fine finish to surface, circa 20th century, 18" H x 27.25" W x 8.25" D, excellent condition.Private collection Flint Mi.

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(5) Chinese Hardwood Animal Carvings

Lot 224: (5) Chinese Hardwood Animal Carvings

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Description: Finely carved to depict a monkey on elephant, a monkey holding peach, a frog on a gourd, foo lion, and a tiger, four signed, largest is 2.75"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(8) Chinese Polychrome Painted Ivory Snuff Bottles

Lot 225: (8) Chinese Polychrome Painted Ivory Snuff Bottles

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Description: Carved to depict figures and animals, largest measures 3.5" L, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property Of A Birmingham, Michigan Gentleman

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Chinese White Jade Beaded Necklace & Pendant

Lot 226: Chinese White Jade Beaded Necklace & Pendant

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Description: The pendant finely carved to depict a standing Guan Yin with fine polish hung from red thread consisting of ninety-three circular beads, pendant measures 3.25"H X 2.5"W, necklace overall measures 15" as hung around neck, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Harper Woods Michigan Gentleman

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Chinese Qing Or Republic Yixing Tea pot

Lot 227: Chinese Qing Or Republic Yixing Tea pot

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Description: Depicting molded lotus, with slip decoration, the handle and spout formed as branches, stamped mark to base and additional painted china mark, 5.5"H, circa 19th-early 20th century,<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Sancai Glaze Creamic Vase

Lot 228: Chinese Sancai Glaze Creamic Vase

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Description: Finely molded to depict three raised figures praying, 4"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Qian Songyan Chinese Watercolor On Paper

Lot 229: Attrb. Qian Songyan Chinese Watercolor On Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict an ancient tree on a rocky outcrop, signed and sealed right center, 65"H X 22.25"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Moon Flask

Lot 230: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Moon Flask

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, with two raised ruyi loud handles, the base bearing Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, 13"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

Lot 231: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted to depict fruit on the vine, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Kangxi Mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 3"H X 7"D<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Multi-Colored Porcelain Bowl

Lot 232: Chinese Multi-Colored Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted in three or four different colors, the exterior with incised dragon and ruyi cloud motif, the bottom of the interior with incised ruyi clouds, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue, 2.25"H X 5.25"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Porcelain Brushpot Attr. To Zhang Zhi Tang

Lot 233: Chinese Porcelain Brushpot Attr. To Zhang Zhi Tang

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Description: Finely enameled in the famille rose pallet depicting a landscape with mountains, the reverse depicting a boat upon a lake, signed, sealed, and several lines of calligraphy possible a poem, 6"H, circa 20th century.<br><br>Private collection Daly California.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

Lot 234: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict a three clawed dragon amongst ruyi clouds and above crashing waves, the balance painted with lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, each shoulder with two finely molded raised chi long handles, 14.25"H.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Carved  Quartz Brush Wash

Lot 235: Chinese Qing Carved Quartz Brush Wash

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Description: Carved in the shape of a lotus with pods, raised on rosewood stand, 4" W x 2.75" H including the stand, late 19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Fine Chinese Carved Carnelian Bowl

Lot 236: Fine Chinese Carved Carnelian Bowl

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Description: Of circular-form with slightly everted lip rim and resting on a straight foot, the stone of rich, intense color and beautifully polished, carved wooden stand, 6"D.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulder

Lot 237: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulder

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Description: Finely carved to depict a scholar and boy under an ancient tree, the reverse carved to depict a pagoda within a landscape, 3.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(4) Chinese Carved Black Jade Plaues

Lot 238: (4) Chinese Carved Black Jade Plaues

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Description: Two carved to depict Guanyin together with a pair carved to depict dragon and coins, largest is 2"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Carved Jade Belt Hook

Lot 239: Chinese Carved Jade Belt Hook

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Description: Finely carved in the form of a dragon, 3.75"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Covered Vessel

Lot 240: Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Covered Vessel

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Description: Finely cast with silver color inlay depicting archaic symbol, 8.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Carved Bamboo Brushwash

Lot 241: Chinese Carved Bamboo Brushwash

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Description: Finely carved to depict figures within a mountanious landscape, with two lines of calligraphy to one side, raised on three short feet, 7.75"H X 5.5"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Chalcedony Agate Snuff Bottle

Lot 242: Chinese Qing Chalcedony Agate Snuff Bottle

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Description: Finely carved to depict a cat in contrasting relief, the agate stopper with ivory spoon, 2.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>property of a gentleman.

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Chinese White Jade Bangle Bracelet

Lot 243: Chinese White Jade Bangle Bracelet

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Description: The stone an even white color exhibiting fine carving and polish, outside diameter 3", inside diameter 2.25", circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Yixing & Jade Tea Pot

Lot 244: Chinese Yixing & Jade Tea Pot

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Description: Finely molded to depict lotus blossoms to one side, the reverse with several lines of calligraphy, the spout, handle, and finial carved from celedon jade with russet inclusions, the base bearing impressed seal mark, 3.75"H X 6.75"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Song Dynasty Jian Ware Tea Bowl

Lot 245: Chinese Song Dynasty Jian Ware Tea Bowl

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Description: A small Jain ware tea bowl, The deep rounded sides with gently inverted rim, covered inside and out with a lustrous brown glaze finely spotted with russet markings, the shallow foot ring exposing the coarse ware, 2.25"H X 5"D, circa Song Dynasty.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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Attrb. Qi Gong Chinese Calligraphy

Lot 246: Attrb. Qi Gong Chinese Calligraphy

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Description: With several lines of calligraphy, sealed upper right and lower left, 54"H X 13.75"W overall<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Ming Style Iron Red & White Baluster Jar

Lot 247: Chinese Ming Style Iron Red & White Baluster Jar

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Description: Finely painted to depict a five clawed dragon amongst ruyi clouds and the face of the beast, with two raised lion head handles hung with simulated loose rings, bearing six character Xuande mark in red, 12"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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(7) Chinese Qing/Republic Tea Pots

Lot 248: (7) Chinese Qing/Republic Tea Pots

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Description: To include three yixing examples, three porcelain examples, and one mixed metal example, some bearing marks, largest is 6.25"H, circa Qing to Republic Periods.<br><br>Private Collection of a Gentleman, Highland Park Texas.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Porcelain Meiping Vases

Lot 249: Pr. Chinese Qing Porcelain Meiping Vases

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Description: Each covered in a thick monochrome blue glaze, both sturdily potted, both exhibit superior workmanship, 6.75" H circa late19th-early 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan Collection.

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