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Property from the Estate of Dr. Reid I. Martin

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers


346 lots | 343 with images

September 25, 2005

1338 West Lake Street

Chicago, IL, 60607 USA

Phone: 312.280.1212

Fax: 312 280 1211

Email: info@lesliehindman.com

A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase, Height 14 3/8 inches.

Lot 1: A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase, Height 14 3/8 inches.

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Description: A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase, Transitional period, 17th century, of globular form with tall bulbous flaring rim, the body enameled with a figural scene. Height 14 3/8 inches.

Condition Report: The body having no discernible breaks or repairs, with flaws from production and minor chips along the rim. The glaze having light to moderate scratches throughout. U-V light: flouresces along the lip rim (from chips), across the foot rim (from wear), along a section on the lower body that appears a bit sunken in and has a hairline crack visible by U-V, and on some areas of uneven glaze on the lower body.

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A Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Square Section Jars and Covers, Heights 12 1/4 inches.

Lot 2: A Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Square Section Jars and Covers, Heights 12 1/4 inches.

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Description: A Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Square Section Jars and Covers, 18th century, enameled with battle scenes. Heights 12 1/4 inches.

Condition Report: The bodies having no discernible breaks or repairs, each having a few chips along the foot rim, the covers having chipped finials, and with chips to the lip rim on one. The glaze having light to moderate scratches throughout, with some flaws from production. The covers fit specifically to each particular jar. U-V light: one jar floureces on the lower corner edge--an approximately 5 inch in length section beginning in the body and continuing to the bottom and along two bottom edges, flourescing on several small areas on the lip rim and top edge. Both covers flouresce on their undersides from wear. The other jar flouresces on the lip rim and entire top edge--seemingly entirely repaired/rebuilt and continuing down one edge, approximately 5 inches into the body. Both have some areas of glaze flourescing throughout.

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A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar, Height 7 1/2 inches.

Lot 3: A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar, Height 7 1/2 inches.

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Description: A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar, Kangxi period, with associated wood cover, enameled with a flowering plant. Height 7 1/2 inches.

Condition Report: The body having a hairline crack of approximately 2 inches in length on the foot rim. With moderate scratches (and discoloration along these scratches) from the glaze throughout. U-V light: the exterior of the lip rim flouresces (seemingly from wear), the foot rim flouresces along some small chips and seemingly from wear.

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A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar, Height without cover 9 3/4 inches.

Lot 4: A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar, Height without cover 9 3/4 inches.

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Description: A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar, 18th century, with associated wood cover, enameled with pomegranates. Height without cover 9 3/4 inches.

Condition Report: The body having a hairline crack at the lip rim that runs approximately 3 inches (is not discernible through the glaze). The glaze having light to moderate scratches throughout. U-V light: flouresces on the lip and foot rims in several areas (seemingly from wear) and in several spots on the foot.

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A Chinese Blue and White 'Hawthorne Pattern' Porcelain Jar, Height 10 inches.

Lot 5: A Chinese Blue and White 'Hawthorne Pattern' Porcelain Jar, Height 10 inches.

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Description: A Chinese Blue and White 'Hawthorne Pattern' Porcelain Jar, Kangxi period, with typical design and associated wood cover. Height 10 inches.

Condition Report: The body having some hairline cracks discernible from the interior (indistinguishable through the glaze) with chips along the lip rim, and one chip on the edge of the cover. The glaze having light to moderate scratches throughout. U-V light: the jar flouresces along the interior of the lip rim (seemingly following chips), on one spot on the exterior of the lip rim where the cover touches the shoulder, across the body from scratching, and on the base

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