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221 lots with images

December 15, 2012

Live Auction

147 Jackson Rd.

Berlin, NJ, 08009 USA

Phone: 856-336-5551

Fax: 856-767-3059

221 Lots
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Sui &  Tang Dynasty Chinese Bronze Mirror

Lot 152: Sui & Tang Dynasty Chinese Bronze Mirror

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Description: Sui & Tang Dynasty Bronze Mirror, the back with high relief carving of four beasts, eight sparrows and grapes, the mirror with patination; appx. 4 1/4 DIA; Provenance: Given as a gift in 1949 from Yen Hsi-Shan, Premier of China, to the CIA operative who airlifted Hsi-shan and the provincial treasury to Taiwan prior to the fall of Tiai-yuan.

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Important Ming Dynasty Chinese Gilt Bronze Warrior

Lot 153: Important Ming Dynasty Chinese Gilt Bronze Warrior

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Description: Ming Dynasty Gilt Bronze Figure of Virudhaka, the gilt bronze guardian king represented in elaborate headdress and warrior costume bearing a sword and standing on rock base; the unattached sword a later replacement; appx. 8 1/4 W, 5 D, 16 3/4 H; Provenance: Christie's, New York, Sale 2553, Lot 1773, From a European Collection.

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Pair of Chinese Peking Glass Scroll Weights

Lot 154: Pair of Chinese Peking Glass Scroll Weights

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Description: Pair of Chinese Peking Glass Scroll Weights, each blue glass weight with rounded top carved with floral motif; appx. 7 W.

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Chinese Peking Glass Brush with Daoguang Mark

Lot 155: Chinese Peking Glass Brush with Daoguang Mark

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Description: Chinese Peking Glass Brush with Daoguang Mark, the coral glass rope twist handle leading to a flared head; appx. 11 H.

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Qing Dynasty Chinese Peking Glass Brush Washer

Lot 156: Qing Dynasty Chinese Peking Glass Brush Washer

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Description: Qing Dynasty Chinese Peking Glass Brush Washer, the white ground with purple overlay finely carved with competing dragons amidst clouds; appx. 3 1/4 DIA 2 H.

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Chinese Ruby Red Glass Bowl

Lot 157: Chinese Ruby Red Glass Bowl

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Description: Chinese Ruby Red Glass Lobed Bowl, the flower shaped bowl into six globular sections joined by ring base; appx. 6 DIA 2 1/4 H.

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Pair of 20th Century Chinese Etched Amber Glass Bowls

Lot 158: Pair of 20th Century Chinese Etched Amber Glass Bowls

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Description: Pair of 20th Century Chinese Etched Glass Bowls, each amber glass bowl with etchings of lotus scrolls in lappet borders, on ring feet; appx. 7 1/8 DIA.

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Pair of Chinese Peking Glass Bowls

Lot 159: Pair of Chinese Peking Glass Bowls

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Description: Pair of Chinese Peking Glass Bowls with Red Overlay Decoration, the white bodies with red overlay, one carved with lotus and ducks in a pond, the other with birds perched on flowering prunus tree; appx. 4 1/2 - 6 3/8 DIA, 2 1/4 - 2 1/2 H.

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Chinese Peking Glass Bowl with Green Overlay

Lot 160: Chinese Peking Glass Bowl with Green Overlay

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Description: Chinese Peking Glass Bowl, the white body with green overlay carved with two sinuous dragons chasing a fiery pearl on waves; appx. 6 1/2 DIA, 2 1/2 H.

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19th Century Peking Glass Bowl

Lot 161: 19th Century Peking Glass Bowl

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Description: 19th Century Peking Glass Aqua-Blue Bowl, carved with flowering prunus tree and two birds resting on chrysanthemum; appx. 7 DIA, 3 1/4 H.

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Grouped Set of Chinese Peking Glass Cups

Lot 162: Grouped Set of Chinese Peking Glass Cups

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Description: Grouped set of Five Chinese Peking Glass Cups, including an opaque yellow cup, a ruby red cup, pair of purple cups, and small jade colored glass cup; the smallest appx. 2 3/8 DIA, 1 1/2 H, the largest appx. 2 5/8 DIA 2 5/8 H

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19th Century Chinese Glass Bottle Vase

Lot 163: 19th Century Chinese Glass Bottle Vase

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Description: 19th Century Blue-Green Glass Bottle Vase, the body wrapped with relief carved ribbon, the cylindrical neck wrapped with a sinuous dragon, the base incised with Qianlong mark; appx. 5 1/2 DIA 9 1/4 H.

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Early 20th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vase

Lot 164: Early 20th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vase

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Description: Early 20th Century Chinese Blue Peking Glass Vase, the opaque white vase with blue mouth rim, the body carved with bird above flowers, on blue overlay foot; appx. 10 H.

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19th C. Chinese Peking Glass Bottle Vase

Lot 165: 19th C. Chinese Peking Glass Bottle Vase

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Description: 19th Century Chinese Peking Glass Bottle Vase, with ruby-red overlay, the bulbous squared body cut with four scenes of farmers beneath an elongated cylindrical neck carved with two panels featuring an image of an official and a lady holding fans amidst prunus, bamboo and trees, raised on a ring foot; appx. 11 1/8 H.

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19th Century Chinese Peking Glass Bottle Vase

Lot 166: 19th Century Chinese Peking Glass Bottle Vase

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Description: 19th Century Chinese Peking Glass Bottle Form Vase, the cobalt blue glass carved with flowering peony branches, raised on a ring foot; appx. 9 3/8 H.

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Pair of Early 20th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vases

Lot 167: Pair of Early 20th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vases

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Description: Pair of Early 20th Century Chinese Blue Peking Glass Vases with White Overlay Decoration, each vase carved with a pair of birds flying amidst chrysanthemum, on raised white glass ring foot; appx. 12 H; Provenance: Property of a prominent Washington D.C. Estate.

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20th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vase

Lot 168: 20th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vase

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Description: 20th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vase, the white body with red overlay carved with a branch of maple leaves and bird flying above cloud forms; appx. 4 1/2 DIA, 9 1/4 H; Provenance: Property of a prominent Washington D.C. Estate.

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Late 19th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vase

Lot 169: Late 19th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vase

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Description: Late 19th Century Chinese Peking Glass Vase, the opaque white glass vase with yellow overlay chrysanthemum and flower decoration; the glass with hairline cracks; appx. 6 1/8 DIA, 6 H.

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18th Century Chinese Water Chestnut Vase

Lot 170: 18th Century Chinese Water Chestnut Vase

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Description: 18th Century Chinese Glass Vase, of water chestnut shape, the bronze colored glass vase with gold speckling, raised on ring foot; deaccessioned from museum, the base with museum inventory marks; appx. 5 1/2 DIA 7 H.

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19th Century Chinese Jade Garment Hook

Lot 171: 19th Century Chinese Jade Garment Hook

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Description: 19th Century Jade Garment Hook well carved in openwork, the lower half with finely carved pierced representation of fish in waves, the top representing a dragon head, with a large circular button on the underside; appx. 3 3/4 W, 1 H.

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Qianlong Period Chinese White Jade Brush Washer

Lot 172: Qianlong Period Chinese White Jade Brush Washer

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Description: Qianlong Period Chinese White Jade Peach Brush Washer, the peach with insect, resting on a leafy stem; appx. 2 1/2 W, 2 1/4 D, 1 H.

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Brass Letter Opener with Qing Dynasty Jade Handle

Lot 173: Brass Letter Opener with Qing Dynasty Jade Handle

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Description: Chinese Brass Letter Opener with Qing Dynasty Jade Handle, the letter opener with serpentine carved jade handle featuring a dragon head opposing a li dragon, the tapering brass blade with images of a dragon in clouds on both sides; Jade: appx. 3 1/4 W, 1 3/8 D; Letter Opener: 10 1/4 W; Provenance: From a Phoenix, Arizona Collection.

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Qing Dynasty Seven Treasures in Zitan and Jade

Lot 174: Qing Dynasty Seven Treasures in Zitan and Jade

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Description: Late Qing Dynasty Jade Seven Treasures, with carvings of a flaming pearl, beribboned sack, elephant, horse, Avalokiteshvara, civil official, and military official, each treasure with incised patterns and semiprecious beads, the treasures with carved and pierced zitan stands, each with green dyed ivory balustrades and inset jade panels, the stand tops with a circular white jade plaque featuring carved cloud patterns; appx 11 1/2 H.

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19th Century Chinese White Jade Sachet

Lot 175: 19th Century Chinese White Jade Sachet

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Description: 19th Century White Jade Sachet, the body with pierced decoration; appx. 2 1/2 W, 1 3/4 H.

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19th Century Chinese Jade and Brass Inkwell

Lot 176: 19th Century Chinese Jade and Brass Inkwell

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Description: 19th Century Jade and Brass Inkwell, the top surmounted by jade bird shaped finial, with carved jade body in brass frame, raised on quartz feet; appx. 4 1/8 DIA, 3 1/2 H.

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19th Century Chinese Carved Ivory Vase

Lot 177: 19th Century Chinese Carved Ivory Vase

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Description: 19th Century Chinese Carved Ivory Vase, the top with rounded lip above a smooth neck, the cylindrical body with relief carved rose and tendril pattern, on wood stand; vase appx. 2 1/2 DIA 8 H, with stand appx. 9 H; Provenance: From an Oklahoma City Collection.

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Chinese Brass Repousse Box with Jade Pendant

Lot 178: Chinese Brass Repousse Box with Jade Pendant

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Description: Chinese Brass Repousse Box, the repousse top with central jade pendant of goose surrounded by beading, the base with repousse dragons on each side; jade appx. 2 3/4 W, 2 5/8 H, box appx. 5 1/2 W, 4 1/4 D, 3 1/2 H; Provenance: From a New Hampshire Collection.

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19th Century Chinese Carved Agate Pendant

Lot 179: 19th Century Chinese Carved Agate Pendant

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Description: 19th Century Carved Agate Pendant in Brass Fittings, the lavender and red agate carved in high relief with dragon, set in later brass pendant; appx. 1 1/2 W, 2 1/2 H.

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Late 18th Century Chinese Ruyi

Lot 180: Late 18th Century Chinese Ruyi

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Description: Late 18th Century Wooden Ruyi, the handle inlaid with silver and green stone pendants; appx. 13 3/4 W, 3 3/4 D.

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Chinese Carved Soapstone on Wood Stand

Lot 181: Chinese Carved Soapstone on Wood Stand

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Description: Chinese Soapstone carved with two buddhas, one seated and one reclining, and bats, on pierced and carved wood stand; soapstone: 2 1/2 W; on base 3 1/4 W, 2 3/4 H.

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Chinese Soft Stone Carved Qilin

Lot 182: Chinese Soft Stone Carved Qilin

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Description: Chinese Soft Stone Carved Qilin on Wood Stand, carved in the round with central image of qilin turning toward two men at his rear; stone appx. 3 3/4 W, 3 H, on stand appx. 4 1/4 W, 4 H.

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20th Century Chinese Green Glazed Mi Lo Fu Figure

Lot 183: 20th Century Chinese Green Glazed Mi Lo Fu Figure

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Description: 20th Century Chinese Green Glazed Mi Lo Fu Figurine, the laughing Buddha in open green glazed robes and white glazed necklace with unglazed ceramic body, in a reclining position against a glazed pot; appx. 4 W 2 3/8 H.

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Rare Chinese Coin, Probably Han Dynasty

Lot 184: Rare Chinese Coin, Probably Han Dynasty

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Description: Rare Chinese Coin, Probably Han Dynasty, the cash coin with incised characters, joined at the top to a squatting male figure; on custom bronze stand; coin appx. 1 1/2 DIA 3 1/4 H.

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Chinese Enameled Brass Match Box Cover

Lot 185: Chinese Enameled Brass Match Box Cover

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Description: Enameled Brass Match Box Cover, the top with carved brass censor and clouds on a yellow enamel ground; appx. 1 5/8 W, 2 3/8 H.

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Chinese Silver Filigree Dish

Lot 186: Chinese Silver Filigree Dish

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Description: Chinese Silver Filigree Dish, the solid center with filigree overlay in longevity pattern, surrounded by open filigree dish, the base with silver mark; appx. 4 1/2 DIA.

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Chinese Wood and Repousse Metal Brush Rest

Lot 187: Chinese Wood and Repousse Metal Brush Rest

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Description: A Chinese wood and repousse metal brush rest, of horizontal s-shaped form, the right section inlaid with a rectangular repousse gilt-metal plaque depicting a siege, the left side of curved concave form terminating in notched bands to hold brushes; appx. 5 3/4 W, 2 D, 1 1/4 H.

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19th Century Chinese Amber Necklace

Lot 188: 19th Century Chinese Amber Necklace

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Description: 19th Century Chinese Amber Necklace, with 98 carved beads; Provenance: From a New Hampshire Collection; each bead appx. 1/2 DIA, Necklace appx. 51 Long.

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Late 18th Century Tortoiseshell Boxed Set of Files

Lot 189: Late 18th Century Tortoiseshell Boxed Set of Files

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Description: Late 18th Century Tortoiseshell Boxed set of files, the rounded rectangular tortoiseshell case with high relief carving of village scene on the front and reverse, the sides each carved with the body of a sinuous dragon with head on cover, the interior containing four pocket knifes each with tortoiseshell sheath; appx. 1 3/4 W, 3 H; Provenance: From a New Hampshire Collection.

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19th Century Asian Bronze Buddha Figure

Lot 190: 19th Century Asian Bronze Buddha Figure

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Description: 19th Century Bronze Figure of Buddha with Woman, on rounded base; appx. 3 3/4 W, 2 D, 5 1/2 H; Provenance: From a New Hampshire Collection.

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Asian Lacquered Tray with Painted Dragon

Lot 191: Asian Lacquered Tray with Painted Dragon

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Description: Asian Black Lacquer Tray, of oval form with raised rim, the tray painted over lacquer with sinuous dragon; appx. 11 1/2 W, 7 D.

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Pair of Chinese Grasshopper Boxes

Lot 192: Pair of Chinese Grasshopper Boxes

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Description: Pair of Chinese Grasshopper Boxes, one with pierced and carved ivory top, the other with smooth ivory top and red lacquer gecko decoration; cracks to ivory top of latter box; appx. 2 - 2 1/2 DIA, 4-5 1/4 H.

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Chinese Fan with Zhang Canwen Poetic Inscription

Lot 193: Chinese Fan with Zhang Canwen Poetic Inscription

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Description: Chinese Fan, the pierced floral carved sides containing folding paper fan with poetic inscription by Zhang Canwen, the reverse painted with flowers; appx. 12 H, 19 W.

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Chinese Huang Huali Figure of Seated Official

Lot 194: Chinese Huang Huali Figure of Seated Official

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Description: Chinese Huang Huali Figure of Seated Official with monkey, with gilding to the figure's robe; appx. 2 1/2 W, 2 1/2 D, 4 1/4 H.

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Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings on Rice Paper

Lot 195: Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings on Rice Paper

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Description: Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings on Rice Paper, one with two individual figural paintings of a man and woman, the other with painting of five men eating and smoking inside; the larger appx. 16 1/4 W, 11 3/8 H, the smaller appx. 12 3/4 W, 9 3/4 H; Provenance: From a New Hampshire Collection.

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A Chinese Rice Paper Painting in Elaborate Frame

Lot 196: A Chinese Rice Paper Painting in Elaborate Frame

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Description: Rice Paper Painting in Elaborate Carved Wood Frame, the painting on rice paper of woman painting at her desk, the pierced frame carved all over with flower pattern, with birds at each corner, each side centered by a shaped lozenge containing high relief carved figural scenes; With Damage to Wood Frame; appx. 9 W, 12 1/4 H; Provenance: From a New Hampshire Collection.

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Pair of 19th Century Chinese Bamboo Brush Pots

Lot 197: Pair of 19th Century Chinese Bamboo Brush Pots

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Description: Pair of 19th Century Chinese Bamboo Brush Pots, one of cylindrical shape, one of oval shape, each with high relief carving on the front within a two tiered frame of leafy trees, the upper half with elders gathering in a liang ting, the lower half with a sailor in his boat; with natural splitting to bamboo; appx. 4 1/2 - 5 DIA, 14 1/4 H; Provenance: From a New Hampshire Collection.

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A Pair of 19th Century Chinese Huang Huali Armchairs

Lot 198: A Pair of 19th Century Chinese Huang Huali Armchairs

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Description: A Pair of 19th Century Huang Huali Armchairs, the splats carved in high relief with lotus, the arms in dragon form, each with silk cushions; appx. 22 1/2 W, 37 H, seat height 17 1/2.

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Early 20th Century Chinese Rosewood & Jade Screen

Lot 199: Early 20th Century Chinese Rosewood & Jade Screen

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Description: Early 20th Century Chinese Rosewood Screen with Spinach Jade and Nephrite Inlay, the carved wood screen resting on stepped base, the front with floral decoration of inlaid spinach jade and nephrite, the reverse with high relief inset inscription of imperial poem; with some missing inlay, damage to gallery around base, repairs to base appx. 40 1/2 W, 12 D, 58 1/4 H.

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Pair of 20th Century Oriental Rugs

Lot 200: Pair of 20th Century Oriental Rugs

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Description: Pair of Similar 20th Century Oriental Rugs, each with center panel containing scene of penjing beside stepped shelf with Chinese porcelain; appx. 73 W, 24 D.

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Qing Dynasty Oriental Rug with Eight Treasures

Lot 201: Qing Dynasty Oriental Rug with Eight Treasures

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Description: Qing Dynasty Chinese Oriental Rug with Eight Treasures and Cranes; appx. 60 W, 36 1/2 D.

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