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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

(504 Lots)

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 Republic Peach Bloom Vase

Lot 350: Chinese Republic Peach Bloom Vase

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Description: Double gourd shaped peach bloom vase with very fine glaze, the base bearing two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 9.25"H, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection of a Gentleman, Highland Park Texas.

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Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Bowl

Lot 351: Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Bowl

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Description: With strawberry monochrome glaze, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Wanli mar within two concentric cicles in underglaze blue, 3.25"H X 5.5"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Famille Rose Covered Jars

Lot 352: Pr. Chinese Qing Famille Rose Covered Jars

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Description: Large famille rose porcelain finely painted depicting a pleading man imploring a warrior with trees and mountain in background, five lines of calligraphy with a red seal, together with depicting women within a courtyard, both with small wooden covers, circa late 19th century, 10.25" H x 9" Diameter, good condition.Private collection Flint Mi.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

Lot 353: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted on the exterior to depict two, five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, the interior depicting one, five-clawed dragon, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 2.75"H X 6.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Jade Carving

Lot 354: Chinese Jade Carving

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Description: Carved to depict a recumbant ram, the stone a drark green with fine polish, 2"H X 3"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Pr. Chinese Jade Collar Tubes

Lot 355: Pr. Chinese Jade Collar Tubes

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Description: Two different sized collar tubes, one a dark green the other celedon, largest is 3.5"L.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Soda Lite Figural Carving On Rosewood Stand

Lot 356: Chinese Soda Lite Figural Carving On Rosewood Stand

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Description: Finely carved to depict a standing Guan Yin holding flowers, raised on fitted carved rosewood stand, 7.25"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

Lot 357: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

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Description: Finely carved to depict two chilong holding a coin, the stamp with four character mark, 2.75"H X 2.25"sq.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

Lot 358: Chinese Tianhuang Stone Seal Chop

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Description: Finely carved on both sides to depict a figures within a landscape, now raised on carved hardwood stand, the seal face uncarved, measures 2"H without stand, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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Chinese Archaic Style Jade Carving

Lot 359: Chinese Archaic Style Jade Carving

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Description: Finely carved to depict a ram, 1.25"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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Chinese Qing Bronze Tripod Censor

Lot 360: Chinese Qing Bronze Tripod Censor

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Description: Of archaic form with impressed Ming mark to bottom but probably 18th/19th century, 4"H X 4.5"D.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(15) Chinese Hardwood Stands Including Box, Tray and Carving

Lot 361: (15) Chinese Hardwood Stands Including Box, Tray and Carving

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Description: Ten various size hardwood reticulated and lacquer stands, largest is 11" Square, along with a gilt wood box with figural carvings on top, a framed gilt wood figural composition, a composite figure of Kwan Yin and a reticulated hardwood tray raised on bracket feet, with silk embroidery under glass of metallic-wrapped threads, circa 20th century. Condition: overall good.<br><br>Provenance: property of a Flint MI lady.

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Chinese Carved Boxwood Figure

Lot 362: Chinese Carved Boxwood Figure

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Description: Finely carved to depict Liuhai and his three legged toad, raised on open work carved hardwood stand, with inlaid eyes and teeth, 7.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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Chinese Silk Scroll Painting signed Liu Haisu

Lot 363: Chinese Silk Scroll Painting signed Liu Haisu

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Description: Watercolor scroll polychrome painting mounted on white silk depicting a mountain scene and river, Liu Haisu signed upper right with seal, circa 20th century, 68" L x 24" W.Private collection Rochester Hills, MI.

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Chinese Silk Scroll Painting signed Li Keran

Lot 364: Chinese Silk Scroll Painting signed Li Keran

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Description: Watercolor scroll painting mounted on silk depicting a mountain scene with trees in bloom, Li Keran signed at top right, 80" L x 28.5" W, circa 20th century. Private collection Rochester Hills, MI.

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Chinese Silk Scroll Painting signed Wu Chang Shu

Lot 365: Chinese Silk Scroll Painting signed Wu Chang Shu

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Description: Watercolor scroll painting mounted on silk depicting cherry blossom, Wu Chang Shuo signed and sealed twice on LL, 64" L x 24.5" W, circa 20th. Private collection Rochester Hills, MI.

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Attrb. He Xiangning Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 366: Attrb. He Xiangning Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict three tiger cubs, signed and sealed upper right, 69.5"H X 30"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Wu Hufan Chinese Calligraphy Scroll

Lot 367: Attrb. Wu Hufan Chinese Calligraphy Scroll

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Description: With four lines of calligraphy, signed and sealed lower left, 74.5"H X 22.5"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Yu ZhiZhen Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 368: Attrb. Yu ZhiZhen Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict otus blossoms, insect, fish, and lingzi, signed and sealed upper left, 75"H X 29.25"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Ye Qianyu Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 369: Attrb. Ye Qianyu Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict a musician and dancer, signed and sealed along left border, 75"H X 39.75"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Qi Baishi Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 370: Attrb. Qi Baishi Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict peaches and birds, signed and sealed lower right, 73"H X 31.75"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Ni Tian Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 371: Attrb. Ni Tian Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict buildings in a mountanous landcape, signed and sealed upper left, 72"H X 27.5"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Fan Zeng Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 372: Attrb. Fan Zeng Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict a boy and tiger, signed and sealed upper right and several other locations, 7.5"H X 29.75"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Ma Quan Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 373: Attrb. Ma Quan Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and birds, signed and sealed upper left, 77.5"H X 30.25"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Shi Guoliang Chinese Watercolor Painting

Lot 374: Attrb. Shi Guoliang Chinese Watercolor Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict a woman carying basket followed by two dogs, signed and sealed lower right, 70"H X 24.5"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Reverse Paintings On Glass

Lot 375: Pr. Chinese Qing Reverse Paintings On Glass

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Description: Depicting european subjects, mounted in hardwood frames, with early brass hangers, 19"H x 13.25"W, sight, 27"H x 21"W framed, circa late 19th-early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Scroll Painting On Silk

Lot 376: Chinese Qing Scroll Painting On Silk

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Description: Depicting a landscape with ancient pine tree, signed and sealed lower right, with fitted wood box, 57"L x 19"W, circa late 19th-early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Scroll Painting On Silk By Zhou Si Yin

Lot 377: Chinese Scroll Painting On Silk By Zhou Si Yin

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Description: Depicting lotus and rock, presented to General Motors Corporation from the mayor of Jiang City, Jiangsu Province in 1987, 52" L x 23" W, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property Of A Birmingham, Michigan Gentleman.

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Attrb. Wen Boren Chinese Painting Album

Lot 378: Attrb. Wen Boren Chinese Painting Album

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Description: With four scenes finely painted to depict figures within landscape, each signed and sealed and accompanied by a page of calligraphy, album measures 13.25"H X 9.5"W.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Calligraphy Couplet Attrb. Li Yuanhong

Lot 379: Chinese Calligraphy Couplet Attrb. Li Yuanhong

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Description: Each with a single line of calligraphy against an orange and gilt ground, each with an additional smaller line of calligraphy, one having two small seals lower left, 66"L X 13.25"W, Li Yuanhong(1864-1928) was a Chinese general and political figure during the Qing dynasty and the republican era. He was twice president of the Republic of China.<br><br>Property of a Palm Springs Florida Gentleman.

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Chinese Watercolor Painting On Paper

Lot 380: Chinese Watercolor Painting On Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict a scholar with many lines of calligraphy, sealed lower left, 16.5"H X 12.5"W site, 22.5"H X 19"W frame, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Hardwood Mounted Fan Painting

Lot 381: Chinese Hardwood Mounted Fan Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict a bustling market scene with nine collector seals in red, the reverse with many lines of calligraphy and several seals in black, 22.25"W, circa early 20th century or earlier.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Hardwood Mounted Fan Painting

Lot 382: Chinese Hardwood Mounted Fan Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict nine dragons playing with a flaming pearl amidst ruyi clouds signed and sealed above, the reverse with many lines of calligraphy, 23"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Reverse Painting On Glass

Lot 383: Chinese Qing Reverse Painting On Glass

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Description: Depicting a scholar and pupil under an ancient pine tree, mounted in hardwood frame with early brass hanger, 21.5"H x 15.5"W, circa late 19th-early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Scroll Painting On Silk

Lot 384: Chinese Scroll Painting On Silk

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Description: Depicting a warrior and hawk, signed and sealed lower right with fitted wood box, 65"L x 16.25"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Framed Watercolor Painting On Paper

Lot 385: Chinese Framed Watercolor Painting On Paper

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Description: Depicting a scholar resting, with three collector seals, 11.5" Square sight, with silk brocade matting, 17.25" Square framed<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Framed Watercolor Painting On Paper

Lot 386: Chinese Framed Watercolor Painting On Paper

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Description: Depicting plump peaches, signed and sealed twice lower left, image measures 15.5"H x 12"W, nicely framed and matted.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Attrb. Qi Gong Chinese Calligraphy On Silk

Lot 387: Attrb. Qi Gong Chinese Calligraphy On Silk

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Description: With two lins of calligraphy, signed and sealed left center, accompanied by certifacate from the China Article Determining Committee dated 2003-10-14, measures 36.5"H X 18"W.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Watercolor Scroll Painting On Paper

Lot 388: Chinese Watercolor Scroll Painting On Paper

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Description: Finely painted to depict stylized fish in red and black, signed and sealed upper left and lower right, image measures 51"L X 24.75"W, overall measure 69.5"L X 28.5"W.<br><br>Private Collection Lake Orion Michigan.

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Attrb. Qi Baishi Chinese Ink On Silk

Lot 389: Attrb. Qi Baishi Chinese Ink On Silk

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Description: Depicting six crawfish, signed and sealed upper right, accompanied by certificate from the China Article Determining Committee dated 2003-10-14, measures 37"H X 17.5"W.<br><br>Condition: Water Damage.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Watercolor Painting On Paper

Lot 390: Chinese Qing Watercolor Painting On Paper

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Description: Depicting a fierce rooster, signed and sealed lower left, image measures 10.5"H X 6.5"W, overall measures 20.25"H X 16.25"W, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Birmingham Michigan Gentleman

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(2) Chinese Qing Watercolor Paintings On Silk

Lot 391: (2) Chinese Qing Watercolor Paintings On Silk

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Description: Finely painted to depict birds and butterflies, both with red seal, 14"H X 18"W, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Marysville MI family.

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(2) Chinese Qing Watercolor Paintings On Silk

Lot 392: (2) Chinese Qing Watercolor Paintings On Silk

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Description: Finely painted to depict birds and insects amongst flowers, both with red seal, 14"h X 18"W, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Marysville MI family.

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(2) Chinese Watercolor Fan Paintings

Lot 393: (2) Chinese Watercolor Fan Paintings

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Description: One finely painted to depict children at play under an ancient tree, together with one painted to depict Guan Yin and a crane amidst crashing waves, both with several lines of calligraphy and red seal stamps, 21.5"L X 10"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Harper Woods Michigan Gentleman

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Attr. Chiu Weng Watercolor Painting on Silk

Lot 394: Attr. Chiu Weng Watercolor Painting on Silk

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Description: A finely painted watercolor depicting mountain and lake scene with boats and figures, signed right center, with gallery label for Patrician Galleries Inc., 20.5" W x 34" H sight, 31" W x 44" H framed, circa 20th century, excellent condition.<br><br>Private collection Mr. & Mrs. Dave Walker, Sterling Heights, Michigan.

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Chinese Calligraphy Scroll In Miniature Text

Lot 395: Chinese Calligraphy Scroll In Miniature Text

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Description: Posiibly buhdist text depicting 1000"s of miniature characters on paper framed in silk brocade border, 58"L x 9.5"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection Wyandotte Michigan.

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Attrb. Yun Shouping Chinese Fan Painting

Lot 396: Attrb. Yun Shouping Chinese Fan Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict a bird amongst lotus blossoms, signed and sealed upper left, 15.25"H X 25.5"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Lou Ping Chinese Fan Painting

Lot 397: Attrb. Lou Ping Chinese Fan Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict a mother hen with two chicks under double gourd on the vine, signed and sealed upper right, 15.25"H X 25.5"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Attrb. Jiang Ting Xi Chinese Fan Painting

Lot 398: Attrb. Jiang Ting Xi Chinese Fan Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and birds, with calligraphy and red seal mark uppe right, 15.25"H X 25.25"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Watercolor Painting On Silk

Lot 399: (2) Chinese Watercolor Painting On Silk

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Description: Both finely painted in the sumi style, one to depict a panda bear and cub under an anceint tree, with two lines of caligraphy and two red seal marks in upper left, very well done, image measures 19.25"H X 12.25"W, frame measures 24.25"H X 17.25"W, together with a depiction of a village scene, with two lines of caligraphy and red seal to upper left, addition red seal lower right, image is 19.25"H X 10"W, frame is 24.75"H X 15.5"W, circa early 20th century.

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