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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 Gold Splash Bronze Vase

Lot 300: Chinese Gold Splash Bronze Vase

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Description: Finely molded with two phoenix handles trimmed in gilt, the body splashed in gold, the base with XuanDe Mark impressed to bottom, very well done, with excellent details, 9.25"H, circa 19th century or possible earlier.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Circular Wood Compass & Fengshui Calender

Lot 301: Chinese Circular Wood Compass & Fengshui Calender

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Description: Marked all over with calligraphy, 6"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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(3) Chinese Jade & Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

Lot 302: (3) Chinese Jade & Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

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Description: All with molted colors ranging from white to deep green with some black inclusions, all very well polished, average diameter 2.75".<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 303: Chinese Qing Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: Of green color finely molded with raised leaf decoration, the handle, spout, and finial all representing bamboo branches, with impressed seal mark to bottom side and two additional impressed seal to inside of lid, 3.25"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Attrb. Wang Wu Chinese Watercolor On Paper

Lot 304: Attrb. Wang Wu Chinese Watercolor On Paper

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Description: Finely painted with vibrant colors to depict lotus blossoms growing from a rocky outcrop with two birds perched in the branches, signed and sealed upper left, 77.5"H X 23.25"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Fine Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Elephant

Lot 305: Fine Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Elephant

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Description: Finely enamelled to depict lotus blossoms and tendrils against a lime green ground, further decorated with groups of peaches, having four gold scrollwork supports, two iron red sealmarks within two squares surrounded by characters in underglazed blue, 14" H x 5.25" Diameter.Private collection Rochester Hills, MI.

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Chinese Qing Monochrome Porcelain Vase

Lot 306: Chinese Qing Monochrome Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely molded with raised dragon and bat to rim all in monochrome yellow, with red "CHINA" stamp to underside, raised on carved hardwood stand, 6.75"H without stand, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Strawberry Glaze Porcelain Zun Vase

Lot 307: Chinese Strawberry Glaze Porcelain Zun Vase

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Description: With slightly flared rim raisd on short foot, base bearng six character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue, 13"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Multi-Colored Porcelain Bowl

Lot 308: Chinese Multi-Colored Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted in three or four different colors, the exterior with incised dragons amidst ruyi clouds, the center of interior with incised elephant, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue3"H X 6"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Turquoise Glazed Porcelain Birds

Lot 309: Pr. Chinese Qing Turquoise Glazed Porcelain Birds

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Description: Molded as two birds standing atop a rocky outcrop, marked "China" in red enamel base, 7.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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Pr. Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

Lot 310: Pr. Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

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Description: Finely carved in the archaic style in fan form, depicting stylized dragonsamidst ruyi clouds, 3.75"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Carved Archers Rings

Lot 311: (2) Chinese Carved Archers Rings

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Description: One a russet jade color with fine polish together with a tianhuang stone example, largest is 1.25"H X 1.5"D outside.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Carved Tianhuang Stone Seal

Lot 312: Chinese Carved Tianhuang Stone Seal

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Description: Finely carved, the stone of rich, light gold color, carved as a mythical best resting atop an oval base, incised with ten characters reading, "xian tian ze hou liang gong zi dang xi zhi" translated to "First naturally formed, then finely carved. We should cherish its preciousness." the face of the seal carved with five characters reading, "Shan shui you qing yin" translated to, "the mountain and river have a clear song." measuring 3"H, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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(3) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

Lot 313: (3) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

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Description: Finely carved to depict bats, koi fish, lingzi, and flowers, largest is 2.5"H X 2"W.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(3) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

Lot 314: (3) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

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Description: Finely carved, one to depict a Guanyin, one depicting tiger, the other depicting figures under an ancient tree the reverse with several lines of calligraphy now hung from a red chord, largest is 2.75"H X 1.5"W.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(3) Chinese Bronze Figures

Lot 315: (3) Chinese Bronze Figures

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Description: To include an archaic style figure, a Bodhisattva seated on double lotus throne, and a standing monk, tallest is 3.75"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Cinnabar Style Box

Lot 316: Chinese Cinnabar Style Box

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Description: Finely carved to depict lotus blossoms, 1.75"H X 4"W X 2.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Qing Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

Lot 317: (2) Chinese Qing Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Finely carved and polished the stone a light celedon with mottled dark green inclusions, largest has an outside diameter of 2.75" and an inside diameter of 2.25", circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman

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Chinese Yixing Pottery Covered Jar

Lot 318: Chinese Yixing Pottery Covered Jar

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Description: Slip decorated to depict butterflies, the lid depicting lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, the base bearing nine character mar within a square, 3.25"H X 3.5"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Zhao Yunhe Chinese Watercolor On Paper

Lot 319: Attrb. Zhao Yunhe Chinese Watercolor On Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms in a vase, signed and sealed upper left, 72.5"H X 23.25"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Urn Vase

Lot 320: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Urn Vase

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Description: Of archaic bronze form, finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, measures 9"H.<br><br>Private collection of an Overland Park Kansas Gentleman.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 321: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict a bird amongst lotus blossoms, the reverse with several lines of calligraphy, base bearing four character Yongzheng mark in underglaze red within a square, 9"H.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Figure

Lot 322: Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Figure

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Description: Finely molded and enameled to depict Zhang Xian the Chinese Star God known as Lu, his robes depicting three clawed dragons amongst multicolored ruyi clouds against a red ground, with a gilt gold colored head dress, the base bearing impressed character marks within an oval, 18.75"H, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection of a Gentleman, Highland Park Texas.

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Chinese Blue & Clair de Lune Porcelain Bowl

Lot 323: Chinese Blue & Clair de Lune Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted in blue to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils against a Clair de Lune ground, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Yongzheng mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 1.5"H X 7.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

Lot 324: (2) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

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Description: One carved to depict a Guanyin the other depicting a Happy Buddha, largest is 2.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Jade Style Seal

Lot 325: Chinese Qing Jade Style Seal

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Description: Finely carved to depict a dragon, two sides with chilong carving, the hardstone a celedon color, measuring 3.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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Chinese Spinach Jade Standing Guan-Yin

Lot 326: Chinese Spinach Jade Standing Guan-Yin

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Description: Carved to depict a standing Guan-Yin holding ruyi scepter, 5"H, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Rectangular Boxed Inkstone

Lot 327: Chinese Qing Rectangular Boxed Inkstone

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Description: With carved continuous Greek-key Design around edge, 1.5"H X 6.5"L X 4.5"W, circa 19th century.<br><br>property of a gentleman.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulder

Lot 328: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Boulder

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Description: Finely carved to depict a tiger under an ancient tree, hung from black chord with circular white bead, stone measures 3.5"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Bronze Dragon Vase

Lot 329: Chinese Qing Bronze Dragon Vase

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Description: Finely molded to depict dragons and clouds, with six character mark for Great Qing Qianlong Production, a very heavy and finely molded vase exhibiting great attention to detail, 12"H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Qing Carved Cinnabar Covered Jar

Lot 330: Chinese Qing Carved Cinnabar Covered Jar

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Description: Finely carved to depict figures amongst a continous landscape, the lid carved with a seated elder, 6.75" H, circa early 20th century, slight crimp to inside of rim.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan Collection.

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(6) Pcs. Chinese Antique Jewlery

Lot 331: (6) Pcs. Chinese Antique Jewlery

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Description: To include two necklaces, a beaded bracelet, a lavender colored bangle, a ring, and small bracelet, materials include simulated jade and cinnabar, largest pieces measures 28"L.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Yixing Pottery Incense Burner

Lot 332: Chinese Yixing Pottery Incense Burner

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Description: Finely molded to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, the finial appearently molded as a dragon head, with impressed six character Qianlong mark to bae, 5"H X 4.25"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Liu Jiyou Watercolor on Paper

Lot 333: Attrb. Liu Jiyou Watercolor on Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict a lion appearently staling prey, signed and sealed upper right, 63"H X 23.25"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Pr. Chinese Crackle-Glazed Wine Cups 19th Century

Lot 334: Pr. Chinese Crackle-Glazed Wine Cups 19th Century

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Description: Of traditional form raised on small foot ring, covered in a Ge-type glaze of pale blue tone suffused with a network of black and pale golden crackle, which also covers the inside of the cup, the foot and base covered with a dark brown wash. 2.375" Diameter x 1.25"H, in a wonderfull state of preservation.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Blue & Yellow Porcelain Vase

Lot 335: Chinese Blue & Yellow Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict bats amidst ruyi clouds over a yellow ground, the base bearing Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, 7.75"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Plate

Lot 336: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Plate

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Yongzheng mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 1.75"H X 7.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Faux Bois-Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

Lot 337: Chinese Qing Faux Bois-Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Tambourine-shaped bowl with red glaze and gilt decoration to exterior, interior has painted decoration of cricket, bee and floral decoration, female figure in center, with iron red character mark to bottom, 3" H x 8.25" Diameter, circa late 19th-early 20th century. Condition: some wear to gilt on rim and fleabites to interior.<br><br>Provenance: property of a Flint MI lady.

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Chinese Longquan Porcelain Guanyin

Lot 338: Chinese Longquan Porcelain Guanyin

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Description: Finely molded to depict a seated Guanyin with a boy standing to her left and a girl to her right, she is depicted wearing ornate headdress with long flowing ribbons, measures 12"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of an Overland Park Kansas Gentleman.

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Chinese Jade Carving

Lot 339: Chinese Jade Carving

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Description: Finely carved to depict a resting dog, the stone a dark green with fine polish, 3"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

Lot 340: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

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Description: With two lines of calligraphy to one side and one line of calligraphy on reverse, the seal uncarved, 1.75"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Pr. Chinese Rock Crystal Seal Chops

Lot 341: Pr. Chinese Rock Crystal Seal Chops

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Description: Of simple form with slightly beveled top, uncarved one with a smoky color the other with some black inclusions, tallest is 2"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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(2) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

Lot 342: (2) Chinese Carved Jade Plaques

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Description: One depicting Guanyin the other depicting the head of Guanyin, largest is 1.75"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Carved Jade & Jadeite Plaques

Lot 343: (2) Chinese Carved Jade & Jadeite Plaques

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Description: Finely carved to depict beauties on one side and landscapes on reverse, largest is 3.75"L, circa 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Bronze Handwarmer By Zhang Ming Qi

Lot 344: Chinese Bronze Handwarmer By Zhang Ming Qi

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Description: Finely molded with two handles, the perforated lid with symbol, 2.25"H X 3.5"sq.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Hardwood Carved Spoons

Lot 345: (2) Chinese Hardwood Carved Spoons

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Description: Finely carved one depicting cicada the other depicting turtle, each signed, largest is 5.25"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Necklaces With Jade Pendants

Lot 346: (2) Chinese Necklaces With Jade Pendants

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Description: One pendant depicting Guanyin the other depicting a Happy Buddha, both well carved with fine polish, largest pendant is 1.75"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 347: Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: Finely molded as a leaf with caterpillar crawling on the side, the handle molded as a twig, the lid with bird finial, interior with impressed seal mark, 3.75"H X 7"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Fan Zheng Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 348: Fan Zheng Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict an elder and monk under an anceint tree, signed and sealed upper right, additionaly sealed lower left, with certifacate dated 2007, 53"H X 26.75"W.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Ming Style Blue & White Porcelain Plate

Lot 349: Chinese Ming Style Blue & White Porcelain Plate

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Description: Scalloped plate finely painted to depict an opposing dragon and phoenix amongst ruyi clouds, further adorned all over with bands of Fleur de lis, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Chenghua mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 3.25"H X 9.75"D.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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