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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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Attrb. Lou Ping Chinese Fan Painting

Lot 400: Attrb. Lou Ping Chinese Fan Painting

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

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Attrb. Sheng Quan Chinese Fan Painting

Lot 401: Attrb. Sheng Quan Chinese Fan Painting

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossom and dragonfly, with three lines of calligraphy and red seal upper right, 15.25"H X 25.5"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Scroll Paintings On Paper

Lot 402: (2) Chinese Scroll Paintings On Paper

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Description: Depicting landscape and lake scene, each signed and sealed upper left, 63" L x 17.5" W, circa early-mid 20th century.<br><br>Property Of A Birmingham, Michigan Gentleman.

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Chinese Stone Rubbing-Framed

Lot 403: Chinese Stone Rubbing-Framed

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Description: Depicting an urn of flowers, several lines and characters of calligraphy and six seal marks, mounted in bamboo style frame, 38"H X 18"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Bowl

Lot 404: Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Having deep blue monochrome glaze, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Yongzheng mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 2.75"H X 5.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Saucer

Lot 405: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Saucer

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Description: Finely painted to depict peaches, the base bearing six character mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, mark translates to Shen de Tang zhi for "Hall of pruden virture", 1"H X 3.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

Lot 406: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely enameled to depict various treasures against a modified coin ground above lotus blossoms and leaves against a spotted yellow ground, the interior lotus blossoms and lingzi, raised on short foot ring, the base beaing six character Kangxi mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 3.5"H X 7.75"D.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Jar

Lot 407: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Jar

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Description: Finely painted to depict cherry blossoms, the base bearing six character Kangxi in underglaze blue, 3.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

Lot 408: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

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Description: The interior finely painted to depict a five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the exterior depicting various antiques, raised on short foot ring, base bearing six character Kangxi mark within two concentric circles, 2.25"H X 6.5"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Ink Box

Lot 409: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Ink Box

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Description: Finely painted to depict crane and peaches, the base bearing six character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue, 2.75"H X 4.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Pcs. Chinese Qing Cast Iron Censor & Planter

Lot 410: (2) Pcs. Chinese Qing Cast Iron Censor & Planter

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Description: Of archaic form the censor molded to depict a phoenix, the planter with raised symbol decoration, largest is 9"H, circa 19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Pr. Chinese Jade Bead Bracelets

Lot 411: Pr. Chinese Jade Bead Bracelets

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Description: Each conssting of eleven oval shaped jade beads, the stone a dark green color wth fine polish, 3"D outside, 2.25"D inside.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 412: Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: Slip decorated depicting a landscape on one side and Characters on the other, with bird head mounted to top of handle, signed to underside, 6.5"H X 4.5"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Lake Orion gentleman.

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Chinese Qing White & Iron Red Porcelain Vase

Lot 413: Chinese Qing White & Iron Red Porcelain Vase

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Description: To depict in iron red a five clawed dragon and a phoenix chasing a flaming pearl against a white ground, apparently unsigned, 8.25"H, circa late 19th/early20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Monochrome Strawberry  Glazed Bowl

Lot 414: Chinese Monochrome Strawberry Glazed Bowl

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Description: Finely molded bowl with six character mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue to foot rim, 3.25"H X 7.25"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Lot 415: Pr. Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

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Description: Finely painted to depict beauties within a garden, the reverse with several lines of calligraphy and red seal mark, 8.5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Longquan Type Celedon Porcelain Gu Vase

Lot 416: Chinese Longquan Type Celedon Porcelain Gu Vase

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Description: Carved to depict symbols and stiff petals, with raised bosses to the middle, raised on rosewood stand, 7.125"H, not including the stand, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Song Dynasty Celedon And iron Spot Jarlet

Lot 417: Chinese Song Dynasty Celedon And iron Spot Jarlet

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Description: Having a ribbed body and two loop handles, 2.5"H, circa Song Dynasty and of the period.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(3) Chinese Qing Bronze Teapots

Lot 418: (3) Chinese Qing Bronze Teapots

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Description: Two depicting figures, one depicting symbols and lotus, all three signed, tallest is 5.25"H, circa late 19th-early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(2) Chinese Qing Jade Bangle Bracelets

Lot 419: (2) Chinese Qing Jade Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Finely carved and polished one with an even celedon tone, the other celedon with dark green inclusions, largest measures 2.75"D outside, 2"D inside, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman

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Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

Lot 420: Chinese Yixing Pottery Tea Pot

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Description: The finial depicting a seated elder, with dragon spout and turtle form body, signed to base and under the lid, 7.5"L X 4.5"H, circa Republic Period.<br><br>Property of a Lake Orion gentleman.

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(7) Pieces Chinese Qing White Porcelain

Lot 421: (7) Pieces Chinese Qing White Porcelain

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Description: To include three bowls, two spoons, a covered fu lion censor, and a bird feeder, largest measures, 5.875" Diameter, circa 19th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase

Lot 422: Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase

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Description: Of archaic form painted with archaic decoration, the neck with stiff petals, with sealmark for Great Qing Qinanlong Production, 7.5" H, circa 19th century.

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Chinese Qing Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

Lot 423: Chinese Qing Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely decorated with stylized design and symbols, 2.75"H X 6.5"D, circa 19th century or earlier. Unsigned<br><br>Condition: Small chip to foot rim.<br><br>Property of a Findlay Ohio gentleman.

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(3) Chinese Blanc de Chine Porcelain Figures

Lot 424: (3) Chinese Blanc de Chine Porcelain Figures

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Description: To include a standing scholar on fitted wood stand, a Kuan Yin holding a baby, baby's head is missing, and a standing beauty holding a basket, tallest is 10.75"H, circa 19th/early 20th century.

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Pair Chinese Raspberry Glazed Porcelain Bowls

Lot 425: Pair Chinese Raspberry Glazed Porcelain Bowls

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Description: Each finely incised depicting dragons chasing the flaming pearl amonst ruyi clouds, each six character mark in underglazed blue within two concentric circles, 5.25" Diameter x 2.375" H.

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Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Covered Vessel

Lot 426: Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Covered Vessel

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Description: Finely cast with gold color inlay depicting archaic symbols, with two taotie mask handles hung with loose rings, 12"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(2) Chinese Qing Jade Bangle Bracelets

Lot 427: (2) Chinese Qing Jade Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Finely carved and polished the stone a light celedon terminating to a darker green, largest measures 3"D outside, 2.25"D inside, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman

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Chinese Qing Famille Rose Over Celedon Porcelain Vase

Lot 428: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Over Celedon Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict a bird amongst lotus blossoms in the Famille Rose palette over celedon, 7"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(2) Chinese Qing Porcelain Vases

Lot 429: (2) Chinese Qing Porcelain Vases

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Description: To include a blue monochrome vase with wax export seal, together with a white over celedon vase painted to depict lotus, 5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(2) Chinese Celedon And Iron Red Porcelain Vases

Lot 430: (2) Chinese Celedon And Iron Red Porcelain Vases

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Description: One double gourd vase with seal mark to base together with on painted to depict koi fish unsigned, tallest is 6"H, circa late 19th/early20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Sang De Boeuf Porcelain Vase

Lot 431: Chinese Qing Sang De Boeuf Porcelain Vase

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Description: With four raised handles, 5"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Peach Form Brushwash

Lot 432: Chinese Qing Peach Form Brushwash

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Description: Finely molded and painted to represent a peach, with impressed four character mark within a square, 2.25"H X 5.75"L X 5"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Tibetan Or Burmese Bronze Censor

Lot 433: Tibetan Or Burmese Bronze Censor

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Description: Of somewhat archaic form, the body molded with Kali a Hindu goddess, and serpent flanges, the lid with a figure Shiva as it's finial, 13"H, circa 19th century.

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Chinese Celedon Porcelain Tripod Censer

Lot 434: Chinese Celedon Porcelain Tripod Censer

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Description: Finely molded and raised on ruyi shaped tripod feet, the lid molded with openwork and acorn finial, with impressed six character seal to underside, 6.75"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Monochrome Black Porcelain Vase

Lot 435: Chinese Monochrome Black Porcelain Vase

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Description: Of bottle form, raised on short foot ring, the base with six character Guangxu mark in underglaze blue, 8"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Doucai Porcelain Vase

Lot 436: Chinese Doucai Porcelain Vase

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Description: Of small bottle form finely painted to depict a five-clawed dragon and iron red bat amidst ruyi clouds chasing a flaming pearl, the base bearing Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, 5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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(4) Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Tea Cups

Lot 437: (4) Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Tea Cups

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Description: Finely painted to depict butterflies and moths against a yellow ground, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Yongzheng mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 2"H X 3.125"D.<br><br>Condition: One cup with small chip to rim.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Important Japanese Ink & Colors On Paper Scroll

Lot 438: Important Japanese Ink & Colors On Paper Scroll

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Description: An important drawing in ink and colors on paper, 21"W X 42"L, mounted as a hanging scroll (kakemono" with blue brocade, representing the lord (Daimio) of Kai with his 23 principal retainers, Kano school, 1st half of 17th century, (early Tokugawa period), unsigned. Attributed to Kano Tanyu and said to be one of only 24 distributed to the personages shown, in memory of a famous victory. The scroll weight appears to be a solid bar of ivory measuring 30"L X 1" thick, mounted in a bamboo carved dark wood frame with plate glass, and velvet matting. Overall size 82"H X 35"W, weighs approximately. 75Lbs.<br><br>With appraisal from Karel Wiest-Antiques 56 Greendale West, Detroit, Michigan signed by F. Karel Wiest and dated February 24, 1975 stating a total value of $5,000.00 dollars at that time.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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A Fine Japanese Satsuma Covered Jar

Lot 439: A Fine Japanese Satsuma Covered Jar

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Description: Having hammer-like finial, four different scenes ofvery detailed divine beings on each side, monumental artistry with sublte high relief design, shimmering gold detail, Shimazu crest marked to underside and remnants of original paper tag, 12" H x 6.125" Square, circa 1860, with professional restoration to finial and slight wear to gilt.<br><br>Property of a West Bloomfield lady.

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Japanese WWII NCO Officer's Katana

Lot 440: Japanese WWII NCO Officer's Katana

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Description: With cherry blossom brass tsuba, with ray skin wrapped handle with wood pegs, retains original blade, replaced wooden scabbard, overall 38.5"L, circa 1920-1945.<br><br>Brought home as a war souvenir by the consignor's Grandfather.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Fine Japanese Boxwood Netsuke And Tea Scoop Meiji Period

Lot 441: Fine Japanese Boxwood Netsuke And Tea Scoop Meiji Period

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Description: Finely carved as a rat on a banana leaf, the rat with glass eyes, with an attractive old surface, with signature to underside, 5.125"L,circa late 19th-early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Japanese Satsuma Bulbous Vase with Stand

Lot 442: Japanese Satsuma Bulbous Vase with Stand

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Description: Bulbous vase with narrow neck and rim, having figural decoration overall, ba tgilt decoration at shoulder, raised gilt decoration overall, two iron red kanji marks to bottom, with carved wooden stand, 7" H x 6" W without stand, very good condition overall with minor wear to gilt on rim.<br><br>Property of a West Bloomfield lady.

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Japanese Bronze Koro-Meiji Period

Lot 443: Japanese Bronze Koro-Meiji Period

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Description: Finely cast to depict a reclining elephant the lid cast as a seated figure holding a scroll in one hand, his other hand resting on his knee, superb craftsmanship showing the highest quality detail, 6.5"H X 8.75"L, circa Meiji Period.<br><br>Private collection of a gentleman.

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Japanese Four Panel Hand Painted Screen

Lot 444: Japanese Four Panel Hand Painted Screen

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Description: Depicting figures and warriors under cherry blossom and peach tree, signed and sealed lower right, bearing original old Hudson's price tag of $700 enverso, each panel measures 36.5"H X 18.5"W, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection Columbiaville Michigan.

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Japanese Mixed Metal Katana

Lot 445: Japanese Mixed Metal Katana

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Description: The sheath decorated with figures and beast, with wrapped handle, blade with long blood grove, 39.5"L overall including handle, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a South Carolina Gentleman.

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(2) Japanese Silk Kimono And Short Robe

Lot 446: (2) Japanese Silk Kimono And Short Robe

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Description: Japanese silk burgundy kimono depicting several antiques, together with a silk blue short robe, kimono measures 57"L, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Marysville MI family.

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Pr. Unusual Japanese Porcelain Vases-Meiji Period

Lot 447: Pr. Unusual Japanese Porcelain Vases-Meiji Period

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Description: Finely decorated in Satsuma style in high relief against a black an red ground, depicting birds and lotus atop a rocky outcrop, the balance of the vase decorated in the imari pallet with roundels depicting lotus, each vase signed with a six character seal mark in iron red underglaze, 10"H, circa Meiji Period.<br><br>Condition: With repairs to both rims.<br><br>Property of a Leonard Michigan couple.

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Pr. Japanese Cloisonné Vases On Stands

Lot 448: Pr. Japanese Cloisonné Vases On Stands

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Description: The foil cloisonné a very dark green, finely painted to depict lotus blossoms on branch, marked on foot rim "Japan Sato Cloisonné, raised on hardwood stands, 7.25"H without stand, circa 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Marysville MI family.

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Small Japanese Satsuma Jar with Lid

Lot 449: Small Japanese Satsuma Jar with Lid

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Description: Depicting several divine beings and femail figure in great detail, interior also depicting divine beings, overall raised gilt decoration, gilt mark on iron red to bottom, 1.625" H x 3" Diameter, very good condition overall, wear to gilt on bottom edge.<br><br>Property of a West Bloomfield lady.

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