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Auction Description for Midwest Auction Galleries: Dec. 1 2012 Chinese Works of Art Auction
Sale Notes:
Website: www.midwestauctioninc.com

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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Pr. Chinese Porcelain

Lot 250: Pr. Chinese Porcelain "100 Bats" Bowls

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Description: The interior decorated with iron red bats against an egg yolk yellow ground, the exterior with lotus blossoms and tendrils, raised up on short foot rim bearing six character mark in underglaze red, 1.75"H X 8"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Pr. Chinese Blue & White Vases

Lot 251: Pr. Chinese Blue & White Vases

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Description: Finely painted to depict Birds, insects, and lotus blossoms, 9"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Buddha

Lot 252: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Buddha

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Description: Finely carved to depict a laughing Buddha raised on a hardwood stand, measures 3.5"H without stand, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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Chinese Jadeite Cultural Revolution Carving

Lot 253: Chinese Jadeite Cultural Revolution Carving

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Description: Finely carved to depict a standing Buddha raised on fitted hardwood stand, 3.5"H without stand, circa 1960's.<br><br>Private collection of an Attica, Michigan Gentleman

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Chinese Qing Carved Jade Plaque

Lot 254: Chinese Qing Carved Jade Plaque

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Description: Carved to depict three elders amongst lotus under a pine tree, 10.25"H X 6.625"W X .375" Thick, circa 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Condition: With repairs to top boarder.<br><br>Property of a St. Clair Michigan Lady.

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A Fine Chinese Tianhuang Stone Mountain

Lot 255: A Fine Chinese Tianhuang Stone Mountain

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Description: Finely carved as a dragon with wings atop a mountain, the bottom carved with three characters, with exceptional details and polish.4"W x 3"H.<br><br>Property of a Gentleman, Boca Raton Florida.

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(2) Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulders

Lot 256: (2) Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulders

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Description: Both finely carved to depict figures under ancient trees, largest is 2.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Gold Inlayed Iron Vase

Lot 257: Chinese Qing Gold Inlayed Iron Vase

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Description: Of square pear shaped form, the gold inlay to depict figures within a landscape, with continuous incised decoration, with gold inlay seal mark to vase, 10.25"H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Carved Cinnabar Box & Cover

Lot 258: Chinese Qing Carved Cinnabar Box & Cover

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Description: Finely carved and lacquered to depict two dragons chasing the flaming pearl, 2.75"H X 15.25"L X 11.25"W, circa 19th/20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Carved Ivory Snuff Bottle

Lot 259: Chinese Qing Carved Ivory Snuff Bottle

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Description: Depicting the face of the beast to both sides, 3"H, circa late 19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Carved Jadeite Bangle Bracelet

Lot 260: Chinese Carved Jadeite Bangle Bracelet

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Description: Finely carved to depict a continues band of fruit and vines, the stone terminating from light lavender to apple green with fine polish, 2.875"D.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 261: Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: Of simple drum form, carved to depict bats, ruyi, and characters, the lid hung with two loose rings, signed with coiled dragon to underside, 4.875"H X 6.5"W, circa 19th century. Condition, with chipping to inside of lid, possible replaced strainer.<br><br>Property of a Lake Orion gentleman.

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Chinese Sancai Glaze Creamic Bowl

Lot 262: Chinese Sancai Glaze Creamic Bowl

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Description: With fine glaze and slightly flared rim, 2"H X 4.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Silk Scroll Painting signed  Fu Baushi

Lot 263: Chinese Silk Scroll Painting signed Fu Baushi

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Description: Watercolor scroll painting mounted on silk depicting waterfall and figural group, signed Fu Baushi upper left with seal, circa 20th century, 77" L x 18" W. Private collection Rochester Hills, MI.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

Lot 264: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

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Description: The interior finely painted to depict birds amongst lotus blossoms, the body painted to depict lotus blossoms on the branch, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Kangxi mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 1.25"H X 6.25"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Plate

Lot 265: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Plate

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Description: Finely painted to depict a Kirin, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing four characte mark within two concentric circles, mark translates to Yu Tang Jia Qi for "Beautiful vessel of te jade hall", 2.25"H X 9.75"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Teadust Glazed Porcelain Vase

Lot 266: Chinese Qing Teadust Glazed Porcelain Vase

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Description: Having bulbous body and flared rim, with two stylized dragon handles, 21.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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Chinese Iron Red Porcelain Vase

Lot 267: Chinese Iron Red Porcelain Vase

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Description: Of elongated bottle form finely painted to depict three foo-lions playing with a ball, the neck painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Kangxi mark in underglaze red, 16"H.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Qing Blanc de Chine Porcelain Vase

Lot 268: Chinese Qing Blanc de Chine Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely molded in high relief to depict birds amongst an ancient pine an scholars rocks, the reverse several lines of calligraphy and seal in low relief, the base with unidentified impressed seal mark, 14.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century, A rare and fine piece.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Pr. Chinese Furong Stone Seals-Blank

Lot 269: Pr. Chinese Furong Stone Seals-Blank

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Description: Finely carved from furong stone, 3.25"H X 1.25"sq.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

Lot 270: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

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Description: Carved to depict figures within a landscape, having several lines of calligraphy both front and back, the seal carved with four character mark, 3.25"H X 2.25"W.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Shoushan Stone Seal

Lot 271: Chinese Shoushan Stone Seal

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Description: Finely carved to depict a resting foo lion, the stone a light celedon color with very fine polish, measuring 3"H, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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(2) Chinese Qing Carved Jade Plaques

Lot 272: (2) Chinese Qing Carved Jade Plaques

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Description: Both finely carved of celedon jade to depict Guan Yin holding bastket of flowers, largest is 4.5"L X 2.5"W, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Holly MI Gentleman.

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Pr. Chinese Cultural Revolution Gilt Porcelain & Glass Chops

Lot 273: Pr. Chinese Cultural Revolution Gilt Porcelain & Glass Chops

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Description: A pair of finely executed glass or stone chops with gilt porcelain foo lions, the sides of the chop with fine gilt work depicting mythical beast, and Mother China in various images, one chop with two character signature to each side of the chop, the other with three or four characters to the sides of the chop, one chop carved with thirteen characters, the other left blank, 4"H, circa 1960's.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(2) Chinese Qing Bronze Inlaid Food Vessels

Lot 274: (2) Chinese Qing Bronze Inlaid Food Vessels

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Description: To include a wine pot decorated with precious objects and lotus, together with a bowl decorated with lotus blossoms, tendrils and lush peaches, both with four character mark for Ming production, largest measures 10.25" Diameter x 3"H.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Carved Bamboo Brushwash

Lot 275: Chinese Carved Bamboo Brushwash

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Description: Finely carved to depict birds amongst cherry blossoms, raised on short foot ring, 7.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Condition: With small stress cracks near foot-rim.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Apple Green Jadeite Bangle Bracelet

Lot 276: Chinese Apple Green Jadeite Bangle Bracelet

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Description: Uncarved with very fine polish and bright green apple green color, outside diameter 3.125", inside 2.375", circa 19th/20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 277: Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: Finely molded one side deicting a character mark signed, the reverse with several lines of calligraphy, having two brass handles, the interior of lid and base bearing impressed seal marks, 5.5"H X 6"L not including handles.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Calligraphy Scroll

Lot 278: Chinese Calligraphy Scroll

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Description: Finely painted with several lines of calligraphy, signed and sealed lower left, 92"H X 31.25"W overall.

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Chinese Kangxi Blue & White Sleeve Vase

Lot 279: Chinese Kangxi Blue & White Sleeve Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, apparently unmarked, vase measures 12"H.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Jade Mounted  Porcelain Hand Mirror

Lot 280: Chinese Jade Mounted Porcelain Hand Mirror

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Description: The jade carved to depict two love birds with tappered jade handle, the porcelain painted to depict a beauty holding flowers, with gilt metal mounts. 9.5"L, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection Birminham Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Archaic Style Jade Carvings

Lot 281: (2) Chinese Archaic Style Jade Carvings

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Description: Both finely carved one depicting a water buffalo at rest the other depicting chi long and lingzi, largest is 3.25"L,circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Pr. Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops-Blank

Lot 282: Pr. Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops-Blank

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Description: Consisting of two seal chops for carving, largest is 3.75"H X 1"sq.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(3) Chinese Carved Jade Seals

Lot 283: (3) Chinese Carved Jade Seals

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Description: One carved to depict a kirin, one hung from red chord, largest is 2"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Carved Jade Seal Chops

Lot 284: (2) Chinese Carved Jade Seal Chops

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Description: One finely carved to depict a dragon chasing a flaming pearl, largest is 1"H X 1.75"sq.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(3) Chinese Bronze Figures

Lot 285: (3) Chinese Bronze Figures

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Description: To include a Guanyin, Buddha, and Bodhisattva, tallest is 3.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Rosewood And Porcelain Inset Stand

Lot 286: Chinese Rosewood And Porcelain Inset Stand

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Description: The hardwood stand carved with a continuous band of ruyi clouds and raised on four shaped feet, the porcelain plaque finely painted to depict a scholar and boy within a landscape with several lines of calligraphy and red seal mark, stand measures 4"H X 6.75"sq., porcelain insert measures 4.5"sq., Republic Period, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection of a Gentleman, Highland Park Texas.

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Chinese Jade Bead Necklace With 18K Gold Clasp

Lot 287: Chinese Jade Bead Necklace With 18K Gold Clasp

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Description: Consisting of fifty circular dark green jade beads each exhibiting fine polish, each bead measuring approximately 10.07mm, with gold clasp marked 750 for 18K gold, necklace measures 21.25"L, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 288: Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: Finely painted on one side to depict koi fish with several lines of calligraphy to reverse, with impressed seal mark to bottom side, 3.25"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Attrb. Liu Wenxi Chinese Ink & Colors on Paper

Lot 289: Attrb. Liu Wenxi Chinese Ink & Colors on Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict a seated girl and chickens, 60"H X 24"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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A Fine Chinese Republic Period Porcelain Vase

Lot 290: A Fine Chinese Republic Period Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely enamelled in bright colors depicting figures against a white ground, the rim in gold gilt, bearing a red Hongxian mark within a double square, 8.75" H, circa 1915-1916.

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Chinese Qing  Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

Lot 291: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted to depict a village within a landscape, with several lines of calligraphy bordered by two red seals, the bottom bearing four character mark in red for Antique made for the hall for cultivation of virtue, 3"H X 6"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Chicago IL Gentleman

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Chinese Qing Famille Rose Lantern Porcelain Vase

Lot 292: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Lantern Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict women and children in an interior, the reverse with several lines of calligraphy flanked by three red seals, further marked with another red seal to side, the bottom with four character mark within a double square in red, bottom painted turquoise, 10"H, circa 19th century or earlier.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush Pot

Lot 293: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush Pot

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Description: Finely painted to depict finches and a butterfly on a lotus branch, the base with iron red seal mark for Great Qing Qianlong Production, but probably republic period, raised on rosewood stand with four feet. 5.25" H, not including the stand. Private collection of a local family.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Famille Verte Porcelain Door Appliques

Lot 294: Pr. Chinese Qing Famille Verte Porcelain Door Appliques

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Description: Molded as boys holding string, 6.5"L, circa 18th-19th century, light chipping around holes.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(2) Chinese Carved Jade Pendants

Lot 295: (2) Chinese Carved Jade Pendants

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Description: One carved as a spider emerging from a web, the other inlaid in metal, the metal molded to depict cherry blossom and vines, with four character marks to reverse, largest measures 2.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

Lot 296: (2) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

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Description: Finely carved to deict Guanyins, largest is 2.75"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(4) Chinese Jade Carvings

Lot 297: (4) Chinese Jade Carvings

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Description: To include a green jade snuff bottle(lacking stopper), a light celedon carving depicting lingzi, a russet colored double gourd, and two jade disc hung from red chord, largest is 6"L including the red chord.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing White Jade Hair Pin

Lot 298: Chinese Qing White Jade Hair Pin

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Description: Finely carved to depict a beauty, 8.75"L, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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(2) Chinese Archaic Jade Carvings

Lot 299: (2) Chinese Archaic Jade Carvings

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Description: One depicting resting dog and one depicting chi long at rest, largest is 3.5"L, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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