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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 Celedon Glazed Porcelain Brush Pot

Lot 51: Chinese Celedon Glazed Porcelain Brush Pot

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Description: Finely molded of Cong form and depicting the Face of the Beast, with incised mark to footring, 4.25" H, circa Republic Period.

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(2) Chinese Qing Jade Bangle Bracelets

Lot 52: (2) Chinese Qing Jade Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Finely carved and polished the stone a light celedon with mottled green inclusions, 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 Cultural Revolution Polychrome Figural Grouping

Lot 53: Chinese Cultural Revolution Polychrome Figural Grouping

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Description: Finely molded and painted to depict two girls holding baskets, signed to base, 7"H, circa 1960's.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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(2) Chinese Qing Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

Lot 54: (2) Chinese Qing Jadeite Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Finely carved and polished the stone a lavender color, one with apple 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 Famille Rose Porcelain Hat Stand

Lot 55: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Hat Stand

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Description: Finely enamelled to depict lotus blossoms, tendrils and precious objects, with red China mark to base, 11.25" H, circa late 19th century, condition: drilled.

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(2) Chinese Qing Jade Bangle Bracelets

Lot 56: (2) Chinese Qing Jade Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Finely carved and polished the stone a light to medium celedon, largest measures 3"D outside, 2.5"D inside, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman

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Chinese Song Dynasty Style Jian Ware Bowl

Lot 57: Chinese Song Dynasty Style Jian Ware Bowl

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Description: Having a fine oil splatter glaze, raised on short foot, 2.5"H X 4.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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(2) Chinese Qing Celedon Jade Bangle Bracelets

Lot 58: (2) Chinese Qing Celedon Jade Bangle Bracelets

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Description: Finely carved and polished one a medium celedon tone, the other a light celedon terminating to a russet color, largest measures 3"D outside, 2.5"D inside, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Property of a Houston Texas Gentleman

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Chinese Doucai Painted Porcelain Vase

Lot 59: Chinese Doucai Painted Porcelain Vase

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Description: The scalloped vase of spittoon shape, finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Chenghua mark within two concentric circles in under glaze blue, 5.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Guan Yin

Lot 60: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Guan Yin

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Description: Seated on a mountain holding a scroll in her hand, 11.5"H, circa late 19th century.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brushpot

Lot 61: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brushpot

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils against a graviata ground, the base bearing Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, 5.75"H X 5.25"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Black Porcelain Brushwash

Lot 62: Chinese Black Porcelain Brushwash

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Description: Molded with a raised dragon encompassing half the rim, the base bearing six character Guangxu mark in underglaze blue, 3.25"H X 5"W.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Jiang Dou Hong Glazed Porcelain Vase

Lot 63: Chinese Jiang Dou Hong Glazed Porcelain Vase

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Description: Molded as a double gourd, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Yongzheng mark in underglaze blue, 10.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Song Dynasty Style Porcelain Vase

Lot 64: Chinese Song Dynasty Style Porcelain Vase

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Description: With two serpent handles and etched character marks both front and back, signed to underside illegibly, 11.75"H.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Mei Ping Vase

Lot 65: Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Mei Ping Vase

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Description: Having monochrome glaze, te base with six character mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 8.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Yellow Ground Appliqued Vase

Lot 66: Chinese Yellow Ground Appliqued Vase

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Description: With appliqued lotus blossom and scrolling tendril decoration against a mustard yellow ground, raised on short foot ring, apparently unmarked, 9"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century or earlier.<br><br>Private Collection of a Gentleman, Highland Park Texas.

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Chinese Crackle Glaze Porcelain Vase

Lot 67: Chinese Crackle Glaze Porcelain Vase

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Description: A light celedon crackle glaze vase, 7.75"H circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Condition: Drilled as made.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Wu Cai Porcelain Bowl

Lot 68: Chinese Wu Cai Porcelain Bowl

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Description: The interior finely painted to depict five clawed dragons and phoenix surrounding the center painted to depict figures within a landscape, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Wanli mark within two concentric circles, measures 2.25"H X 10.125"D, circa 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of an Overland Park Kansas Gentleman.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Butterfly Vase

Lot 69: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Butterfly Vase

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Description: Finely painted to depict butterflies lotus and cherry blossoms against a teal ground, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing Qianlong seal mark, 10.25"H, circa 19th century or earlier.<br><br>Condition: Drilled.<br><br>Private collection of an Overland Park Kansas Gentleman.

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Chinese Wu Cai Porcelain Double Gourd Vase

Lot 70: Chinese Wu Cai Porcelain Double Gourd Vase

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Description: The body finely painted to depict five clawed dragons in blue, iron red, and green amongst ruyi clouds chasing flaming pearls and above crashing waves, the neck painted to depict cranes amongst ruyi louds, the base bearing six character Jiajing mark in underglaze blue, 14.25"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection of an Overland Park Kansas Gentleman.

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Chinese Black & White Porcelain Plate

Lot 71: Chinese Black & White Porcelain Plate

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Description: The interior finely painted to depict a five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst ruyi clouds with silkworm border, the base bearing four character Qianlong mark in underglaze red, 1"H X 4.5"D.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Pr. White Peking Glass Scholars Vases

Lot 72: Pr. White Peking Glass Scholars Vases

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Description: Molded after archaic bronzes, the glass pure white imitating jade, each bearing a carved seal mark within a double square, 6.125"H, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Lot 73: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

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Description: The bottle form vase finely painted to depict women and carts being pulled by deer, the base with two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 8.75"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Ink Box

Lot 74: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Ink Box

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Description: Finely painted to depict lingzi, the base bearing four character mark in underglaze blue for Ruo shen zhen cang meaning, "In the collection of Ruoshen" a mark usually associated with the Kangxi period, 1.75"H X 3"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Ink Box

Lot 75: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Ink Box

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Description: Finely painted to depict a bird perched among lotus blossoms, the base bearing six character Kangxi mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 1.5"H X 3.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Ink Box

Lot 76: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Ink Box

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Description: Finely painted to depict peaches and bats, with six character Kangxi mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 1.75"H X 3.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

Lot 77: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

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Description: Molded in high relief and painted to depict a mountainous landscape, the base bearing six character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue, 11.25"H.<br><br>Property of a St. Clair Michigan Lady.

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Pr. Chinese Qing Blue & White Export Vases

Lot 78: Pr. Chinese Qing Blue & White Export Vases

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Description: Finely painted to depict cherry blossoms and fruit on a branch, the base bearing four character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue, 7.25"H, circa 19th century or earlier.<br><br>Private Collection of a Gentleman, Highland Park Texas.

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Chinese Famille Rose Bowl

Lot 79: Chinese Famille Rose Bowl

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Description: Finely painted to depict flowers against a dark green ground, with flared rim and raised on short foot ring, base bearing character mark within a square and two large concentric circles in underglaze blue, 3.25"H X 7.5"D.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Raspberry Porcelain Bowl and Cover

Lot 80: Chinese Raspberry Porcelain Bowl and Cover

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Description: Consisting of wide circular bowl and cover with incised dragon and ruyi cloud decordaion on raspberry ground, 4.5" H x 10" Diameter, four iron red underglazed marks on bottom and iron red applied circular seal on top of cover, circa early 20th century, good condition.Private collection Flint Mi.

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(2) Chinese Peking Glass Vases

Lot 81: (2) Chinese Peking Glass Vases

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Description: One green on white ground depicting crane and an ancient tree, the other red on white ground lotus blossoms and one butterfly, largest is 13"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Blanc De Chin Horse And Rider

Lot 82: Chinese Blanc De Chin Horse And Rider

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Description: Finely molded to depict an elder seated on a horse, impressed "CHINA" to base, 9.25"Hm circa 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Qing Turquoise Glaze Porcelain Wine Cup

Lot 83: Chinese Qing Turquoise Glaze Porcelain Wine Cup

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Description: Finely painted to depict dragon and ruyi, raised on long stem, with six character mark to inside of stem, 3.25"H, circa 18th/19th century.<br><br>Condition: With damage and restoration.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Contemporary Porcelain Vase

Lot 84: Chinese Contemporary Porcelain Vase

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Description: Finely molded to represent a bamboo stalk, with blue square symbol with line running through it to one side, the other side with nearly identical symbol with the words "COIN", and "LIUYI", signed illegibly and dated "2003,1,21" to base, 16.75"H.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Pr. Chinese Ming Style Blue & White Porcelain Plates

Lot 85: Pr. Chinese Ming Style Blue & White Porcelain Plates

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Description: To depict various symbols, one with blue seal to foot rim, both with two concentric circles to foot rim, 1"H X 7.25"D, circa 19th century.<br><br>Property of a Chicago IL Gentleman

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Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase

Lot 86: Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase

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Description: Depicting dragons amongst ruyi clouds chasing the flaming pearl, with sealmark to base, 14" H, circal early 20th century.

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Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

Lot 87: Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Finely painted to depict butterflies and lotus blossoms against a yellow ground, the interior painted turquoise, marked to foot rim "CHINA", in red, 2.25"H X 4.5"D, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Important West Bloomfield Michigan Collection.

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Chinese Blue & White Café au Lait Porcelain Bowl

Lot 88: Chinese Blue & White Café au Lait Porcelain Bowl

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Description: The blue & white interior finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils, the exterior with Café au Lait glaze, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Kangxi within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 2.25"H X 6.5"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Qing Celedon Glaze Porcelain Vase

Lot 89: Chinese Qing Celedon Glaze Porcelain Vase

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Description: Of archaic bronze form having an all over celedon crackle glaze, measures 7.75"H.<br><br>Condition: With early repair to rim.<br><br>Important Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Collection.

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(6) Chinese Iron Red Porcelain Tea Cups

Lot 90: (6) Chinese Iron Red Porcelain Tea Cups

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Description: Finely painted in two panels to depict five-clawed dragons amongst ruyi clouds and above crashing waves, the balance painted with geometric designs, raised on short foot ring, base bearing six character Guangxu mark in iron red, 2.5"H X 2.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

Lot 91: Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Vase

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Description: The bottle form vase finely painted to depict a five clawed dragon amongst ruyi clouds and bats chasing a flaming pearl, raised on short foot ring the base bearing Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, 8.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Lemon Yellow Porcelain Bowl

Lot 92: Chinese Lemon Yellow Porcelain Bowl

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Description: With fine lemon yellow glaze, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Guangxu mark in underglaze blue, 1.75"H X 8.75"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Blue & White & Clair de Lune Porcelain Bowl

Lot 93: Chinese Blue & White & Clair de Lune Porcelain Bowl

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Description: The interior finely painted in blue and white to depict figures and birds within a mountainous landscape, the exterior with Clair de Lune glaze, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue, 1.75"H X 7.5"D.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Mustard Yellow Porcelain Vase

Lot 94: Chinese Mustard Yellow Porcelain Vase

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Description: The elongated bottle form mustard yellow vase having incised decoration depicting foo lions plaing with balls among ruyi clouds, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing Qianlong seal mark in black, 9.75"H<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Robin's Egg Blue Porcelain Vase

Lot 95: Chinese Robin's Egg Blue Porcelain Vase

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Description: With molded raised dragon and bat on rim, with robin's egg blue glaze, raised on short foot ring, the base bearing six character Guangxu mark in underglaze blue, 6.5"H.<br><br>Private collection Rochester Hills Michigan.

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Chinese Tea Dust Porcelain Ewer

Lot 96: Chinese Tea Dust Porcelain Ewer

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Description: With raised ridges and slip decoration, bearing impressed seal mark to foot rim, 12"H, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Boca Raton Florida.

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Chinese Ming Porcelain Bowl

Lot 97: Chinese Ming Porcelain Bowl

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Description: Decorated in blue depicting symbols within a concentric border to the rim, with natural crazing from age, the interior with one band left unglazed, 7.5"D X 2.75"H, circa 17th century and possible older, an unusual piece.<br><br>Property of a Berkley Michigan Gentleman.

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Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Box

Lot 98: Chinese Qing Famille Rose Porcelain Box

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Description: Finely painted to depict lotus blossoms and scrolling tendrils around a longevity symbols and several other characters, the separate lid opening to reveal two compartments, 1.75"H X 6.5"W X 3.5"D, circa late 19th/early 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection of a Gentleman, Highland Park Texas.

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Chinese Ox Blood Porcelain Vase

Lot 99: Chinese Ox Blood Porcelain Vase

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Description: Very fine glaze, rich in color, the base bearing six character Daoguang seal mark within two concentric circles in underglaze blue, 12.25"H.<br><br>Private collection Portland Oregon.

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Impressive Chinese Celedon Carved Jade Censor

Lot 100: Impressive Chinese Celedon Carved Jade Censor

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Description: Carved to mimick the the Hindustani style, depicting lotus blossoms and tendrils carved to the body, the handles and cover finial are fully sculpted as lotus blossoms in full bloom, the handles and lid finial hung with loose rings, raised on three feet shaped as tobacco leaves, raised on inlaid hardwood stand. The exquisite carving and fine polish of this vessel reflects the outstanding lapidary techniques of the period. 5.75"H, not including the stand.<br><br>Property of a Gentleman, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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