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Asian Fine Art and Antiques, Day 1

by Altair Auctions


560 lots with images

December 15, 2012

Live Auction

151 Carnegie Row

Norwood, MA, 02062 USA

Phone: 781-349-8388

Fax: 781-349-8327

Email: info@altair-auctions.com

560 Lots
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Chinese Bronze Mirror

Lot 151: Chinese Bronze Mirror

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Description: China, antique bronze mirror, circular form, decorated with mythical creatures surrounding a center half-round medallion. Diameter 7 3/4 in.

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Chinese Gilt-Bronze Dragon Jardinière

Lot 152: Chinese Gilt-Bronze Dragon Jardinière

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Description: China, Qing period, finely cast with relief of two matching pairs of dragons and a flaming pearl, cast mark on base. Diameter 13 3/4 in.Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mrs. Gloria O'Hara, Vancouver, Canada.

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Chinese Bronze Vessel

Lot 153: Chinese Bronze Vessel

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Description: China, antique bronze vessel, long oval shape with ram head as handle. Width 2 3/4 in., Height 6 3/4 in.

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Chinese Silk Embroidery Robe

Lot 154: Chinese Silk Embroidery Robe

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Description: China, 19th C., silk embroidery robe, embroidered with phoenix roundels, framed. Height 53 1/2 in., Width 47 in.

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Chinese Silk Embroidery Robe

Lot 155: Chinese Silk Embroidery Robe

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Description: China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), silk embroidery robe in blue, embroidered with circular panels of dragons amid clouds in gold thread. Length 55 in., Width 44 in.

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Two Chinese Blue and White Vases

Lot 156: Two Chinese Blue and White Vases

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Description: China, 18/19th C., two blue and white vases, one painted with a landscape, and one painted with a foo lion, double ring mark on base. Height 9 in.

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Chinese Red Glazed Vase

Lot 157: Chinese Red Glazed Vase

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Description: China, 17th/18th C., red glazed vase with a flared top and floral designs. Height 9 1/2 in.

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Chinese Blue and White and Famille Rose Vase

Lot 158: Chinese Blue and White and Famille Rose Vase

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Description: China, Late 19th C., ROC period, blue and white vase with Famille Rose vignettes of painted flowers and birds. Qianlong mark on base. Height 9 1/8 in., Width 5 1/2 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Dragon Vase

Lot 159: Chinese Blue and White Dragon Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., blue and white vase painted with a dragon chasing a fire ball amidst clouds, Qianlong mark on the base. Height 8 1/4 in.

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Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Rouleau Vases

Lot 160: Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Rouleau Vases

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Description: China, Republic Period, finely painted with pair squirrels on a pine tree, signed inscriptions and Zhang Zitom seal marks. Height 13 3/4 in.Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mrs. Gloria O'Hara, Vancouver, Canada.

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Chinese Peach Bloom Vase

Lot 161: Chinese Peach Bloom Vase

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Description: China, Early 20th C., peach bloom glazed vase, Kangxi mark on the base. Height 7 3/4 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Wine Pot

Lot 162: Chinese Blue and White Wine Pot

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Description: China, Ming period, white wine pot decorated with a bird and floral scene, missing the cover. Height 8 1/4 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Garlic Head Vase

Lot 163: Chinese Blue and White Garlic Head Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., blue and white garlic head vase, painted with flowers and swirling designs. Height 8 1/4 in.

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Chinese White Reserve Blue Ground High Stem Bowl

Lot 164: Chinese White Reserve Blue Ground High Stem Bowl

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Description: China, surface covered with blue "snow flake" glaze, with a pair of white incised phoenix amid ruyi clouds, six character Ming Xuande mark inside of the hollow foot. Diameter 6 in.Provenance: Estate of Mr. Bruce Brashear, Northern California, missionary in Japan, and Taiwan during 1960s.

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Chinese Wucai Vase

Lot 165: Chinese Wucai Vase

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Description: China, 18/19th C., Wucai vase painted with a scene of warriors. Height 10 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Bowl

Lot 166: Chinese Famille Rose Bowl

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Description: China, Famille Rose bowl painted with a scene of flowers and birds, Qianlong mark on base. Diameter 6 in., Height 2 2/3 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Jar

Lot 167: Chinese Blue and White Jar

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Description: China, 18/19th C., blue and white jar painted with scrolling lotus flowers. Width 14 in., Length 12 in.

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Chinese Tea Dust Vase

Lot 168: Chinese Tea Dust Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., tea dust vase, Qianlong mark on base. Height 9 3/4 in. (note: repair on rim)

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Chinese Blue and White Vase

Lot 169: Chinese Blue and White Vase

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Description: China, 18/19th C., blue and white vase painted with courtyard scene, Kangxi mark on base. Height 10 in.

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Chinese Coral Red Famille Rose Vase

Lot 170: Chinese Coral Red Famille Rose Vase

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Description: China, olive shape with pair of tube handles, painted in rich enamel, showing a flowering peony, Yongzheng mark on base. Height 11 3/4 in., Length 12 1/8 in.

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Chinese Peach Bloom Glazed Vase

Lot 171: Chinese Peach Bloom Glazed Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., peach bloom glazed vase with a long thin neck. Height 7 in., Width 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Teapot

Lot 172: Chinese Famille Rose Teapot

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Description: China, Late Qing/Republic period, Famille Rose teapot with a floral ground and two roundels each finely painted with blue enameled landscape, Yongzheng mark on base. Width 7 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Vase

Lot 173: Chinese Blue and White Vase

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Description: China, blue and white vase with dragons and clouds. Height 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Ge Ware Garlic Head Vase

Lot 174: Chinese Ge Ware Garlic Head Vase

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Description: China, 18th C., Ge ware garlic head vase with hongmu box, crackle glaze with "gold threads and iron lines," dark footing with raised patterns of lotus flower near the base rim and raised patterns on neck and mouth, Yongzhen mark and of period. Vase Height 14 3/4 in., Vase Width 7 1/4 in.; Box Height 17 1/4 in., Box Width 13 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Vase

Lot 175: Chinese Blue and White Vase

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Description: China, Ming period, Xuande mark and possible of period, blue and white bottle vase painted with flowers and figures of women. Height 8 1/2 in.

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Chinese Pair of Famille Rose Bowls

Lot 176: Chinese Pair of Famille Rose Bowls

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Description: China, 19th C., painted with peony flowers and butterflies, and six character Yongzheng mark. Diameter 5 3/4 in.Provenance: Estate of Mr. Bruce Brashear, Northern California, missionary in Japan, and Taiwan during 1960s.

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Chinese Wucai Jar

Lot 177: Chinese Wucai Jar

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Description: China, 19th C., Wucai jar painted with flowers and geometric patterns, with a floral mark on base. Width 6 1/2 in., Height 6 in.

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Chinese Song Dynasty Bowl

Lot 178: Chinese Song Dynasty Bowl

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Description: China, Song Dynasty, bowl is decorated with a rich tortoise shell-like brown and cream glaze, with wooden stand. Height 2 2/3 in., Diameter 4 1/2 in.

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Chinese Brown Glazed Bowl

Lot 179: Chinese Brown Glazed Bowl

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Description: China, brown glazed bowl with inscriptions. Height 3 in., Width 7 1/2 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Vase

Lot 180: Chinese Blue and White Vase

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Description: China, 18th-19th C., blue and white vase, decorated with dragon and floral paintings, Qianlong mark on base and possibly period. Height 10 1/4 in.; Width 5 1/8 in. Provenance: A private collection from a southern Connecticut estate. The owner's uncle traveled extensively in China in the 1930's and purchased much of this estate and had been packed away since the mid 1950's.

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Chinese Famille Rose Vase

Lot 181: Chinese Famille Rose Vase

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Description: China, 18th/19th C., Famille Rose vase painted with bold flowers, Qianlong mark on base. Height 11 1/2 in.

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Chinese Longquan Celadon

Lot 182: Chinese Longquan Celadon "Kinuta" Vase

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Description: China, Song Dynasty, Celadon vase with a pair of dragon-fish handles rising to a flared mouth. Height 7 3/4 in.Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mrs. Gloria O'Hara, Vancouver, Canada

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Chinese Turquoise Glazed Bowl

Lot 183: Chinese Turquoise Glazed Bowl

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Description: China, Qing Dynasty, turquoise glazed bowl, gilt rim and exterior decorated with a phoenix amid clouds, gilt base rim with a floral band, Qianlong mark and possibly period. Height 8 1/4 in.; Width 4 in. Provenance: A private collection from a southern Connecticut estate. The owner's uncle travelled extensively in China in the 1930's and purchased much of this estate and had been packed away since the mid 1950's.

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Chinese Famille Rose Vase

Lot 184: Chinese Famille Rose Vase

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Description: China, Early 20th C., Famille Rose vase painted with a bright scene of a man in pink and Chinese calligraphy, Yongzhen mark on base. Height 5 1/4 in.

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Chinese Salmon-Red Glazed Meiping

Lot 185: Chinese Salmon-Red Glazed Meiping

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Description: China, 19th C., salmon-red glazed Meiping, finely decorated with birds and flowers over a salmon-red glazed background, six character Jiaqing mark on base and possibly of period. Height 10 1/2 in., Width 5 12 in.

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Chinese Blue and White Jar

Lot 186: Chinese Blue and White Jar

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Description: China, blue and white jar painted with a floral motif and handles. Height 6 in.

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Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Vases

Lot 187: Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Vases

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Description: China, 19th C., a pair of famille rose vases, decorated with birds and flowers, mark on base. Height 5 1/2 in.

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Pair of Faux Wood Famille Rose Bowls

Lot 188: Pair of Faux Wood Famille Rose Bowls

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Description: China, 18th/19th C., painted with florals in four roundels on a simulated wood ground, Qianlong seal mark. Diameter 5 3/4 in.Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mrs. Gloria O'Hara, Vancouver, Canada

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Chinese Light-Blue Gazed Vase

Lot 189: Chinese Light-Blue Gazed Vase

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Description: China,18/19th C., light blue glazed vase with two ears, Qianlong mark on base. Height 12 1/8 in., Width 6 3/4 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Brush Washer

Lot 190: Chinese Famille Rose Brush Washer

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Description: China, Early 20th C., Famille Rose brush washer with dragon, Qianlong mark on base. Height 1 1/4 in., Width 4 3/4 in.

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Chinese White-Ground Blue Reserved Dish

Lot 191: Chinese White-Ground Blue Reserved Dish

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Description: China, Ming period, the center reserved in white glaze with a lotus bouquet with further lotus sprays on the exterior, all against a deep blue reserve, Xuande mark on base. Diameter 8 1/4 in.Provenance: Acquired in London in the 1960s. Estate of Guan Demao, former Republic of China's diplomat in London and Berlin.

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Chinese Yellow-Ground Blue Dish

Lot 192: Chinese Yellow-Ground Blue Dish

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Description: China, Ming period, the center painted in under glazed blue of a blossoming gardenia leaf spray within a double circle with stylized lotus meander on the exterior, all reserved on a rich lemon yellow ground, Zhengde mark on base. Diameter 7 1/2 in.Provenance: Acquired in London in the 1960s. Estate of Guan Demao, former Republic of China's diplomat in London and Berlin.

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Chinese Blue and White Mini Gu Vase

Lot 193: Chinese Blue and White Mini Gu Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., blue and white mini Gu vase painting with scenes of people, Kangxi Mark on base. Height 6 in.

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Chinese Light Green Glazed Vase

Lot 194: Chinese Light Green Glazed Vase

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Description: China, 19th C., light green glazed vase with a long, delicate neck. Height 7 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Vase

Lot 195: Chinese Famille Rose Vase

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Description: China, ROC period, Famille Rose vase painted with bright colored flowers and butterflies, Qianlong mark on base. Height 6 1/8 in.

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Chinese Famille Rose Vase

Lot 196: Chinese Famille Rose Vase

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Description: China, Early 20th C., Famille Rose vase with a bright yellow ground and painted horses, Qianlong mark on base. Height 5 1/4 in.

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Chinese Large Imperial Blue and White Basin

Lot 197: Chinese Large Imperial Blue and White Basin

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Description: China, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, richly painted in brilliant blue glaze of carps among lotus and other aquatic plants, six character mark beneath the rim. Diameter 17 1/8 in.Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Capt. Edward S. Pierce, US Navy, who served in Nagoya, Japan in the early 1950s and in Taipei, Taiwan during 1957-1959.

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Chinese Scroll Painting Signed Yen Bolong

Lot 198: Chinese Scroll Painting Signed Yen Bolong

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Description: China, 20th C., scroll painting of birds and flowers, ink and color on paper, mounted on silk scroll, calligraphy signature and red seals, signed Yen Bolong. Width 17 in., Length 37 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting Signed Dazhong

Lot 199: Chinese Scroll Painting Signed Dazhong

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Description: China, 20th C., scroll painting of birds on trees, ink and color on paper, mounted on silk scroll, calligraphy signature and red seals,scroll painting, signed Dazhong. Height 18 1/2 in., Length 53 in.

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Chinese Scroll Painting Signed Qing Ziang LaorenJi

Lot 200: Chinese Scroll Painting Signed Qing Ziang LaorenJi

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Description: China, 20th C., scroll painting of landscape, ink and color on paper, mounted on silk scroll, calligraphy signature and red seals, signed Qing Xiang Laoren Ji. Width 19 1/2 in., Length 13 in.

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