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Auction Description for I.M. Chait: Asian Art, Antiques & Estates Auction
Auction Description:
Asian Art, Antiques & Estates Auction
Viewing Notes:
Collection of numerous Chinese, Japanese and African ivories; together with Chinese and Japanese ceramics, furnishings and decorations from a Beverly Hills Benedict Canyon Estate and a well known New York Collection; Carved ivory and bone netsuke; together with lacquer inro from a Tennessee Collection; Large group of Chinese jade carvings of various types from Michigan, Georgia and California Collections; together with jade bangle bracelets, carved pendants in apple green, rust color and lavender, from Thousand Oaks and Dallas, Texas Collections; Several collections of American and European flatworks including: prints and paintings by well known artists from various Los Angeles Collections; Massive collection of Chinese snuff bottles in all materials, from Tucson, Arizona and Vancouver, Canada Collections; Asian furnishings and screens from a Laguna Niguel Estate;
Sale Notes:
Beverly Hills Preview: August 14 - 18, 11am - 5pm or by appointment.

Asian Art, Antiques & Estates Auction

(572 Lots)

by I.M. Chait


572 lots with images

August 19, 2012

Live Auction

9330 Civic Center Drive

Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 USA

Phone: +1 (310) 285 0182

Fax: +1 (310) 285 9740

Email: chait@chait.com

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Large Iridescent Rounded Art Glass Vase

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Description: Large Iridescent Rounded Art Glass Vase Large art glass vase: of softly rounded form with three pinched sides and triangular mouth; the glass of deep iridescent emerald green color (usual minor wear); H: 9 3/4"

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Antique Asian Pottery Bowl and Ewer

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Description: Antique Asian Pottery Bowl and Ewer Antique painted pottery bowl; of flared footed form with colorful geometric designs to interior (rim chip and frits); together with a matching metal mounted ewer with loop handle; D: 11 1/2" (larger)

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Two Chinese Figural Paper Scrolls

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Description: Two Chinese Figural Paper Scrolls Two Chinese ink and colors on paper scrolls: group of figures seated at a table beneath pine (heavily toned and with flaws), signed; together with a scene of figures in an interior setting (toned and heavily wrinkled), signed and with seal mark; 60" x 16 1/2" (larger)

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Tureen

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Description: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Tureen Chinese Famille Rose porcelain tureen: oval form enameled with fish and water plants to the interior; the exterior with panels featuring figural scenes and birds perched among fruit and florals, gilt handles, seal mark; L: 17 1/2"

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Tall Chinese Coral Ground Porcelain Vase

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Description: Tall Chinese Coral Ground Porcelain Vase Tall Chinese, coral ground porcelain vase; of ovoid form with enameled designs of the 8 Immortals in Famille Rose among florals and Buddhist emblems (drilled through mark); H: 24"

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Chinese Paper Scroll: Boys Group

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Description: Chinese Paper Scroll: Boys Group Chinese ink and colors on paper scroll; depicting a group of boys playing instruments beneath pine, inscription and seal marks (toned); 50" x 25"

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Carved Bone Vase: Animal Hunt Scene

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Description: Carved Bone Vase: Animal Hunt Scene Carved bone vase; with animal hunt scene of dogs and stag with large antlers (rim chips), probably African; H: 5 1/4", wood stand

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Two Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles

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Description: Two Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles Two Chinese snuff bottles: carved overlay, of squat form with floral and double gourd motifs in green on clear; together with metal mounted, circular imitating agate and set with cloisonné enamel plaques to the front and back featuring Shoulao with peach and deer; H: 3 1/2" (taller)

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Pottery Vase & Carved Bowenite Beauty

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Description: Pottery Vase & Carved Bowenite Beauty Chinese carved, highly translucent bowenite beauty, wearing long robes and phoenix headdress, and carrying a tray of peaches; together with an Early-style glazed pottery vase of unusual rounded square form and tapering toward the rim, with two small handles, seal mark; H: 9" (taller)

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Antique Japanese Woodblock Triptych

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Description: Antique Japanese Woodblock Triptych Antique Japanese woodblock print triptych; depicting 3 warriors/actors in dramatic pose and with pine above, signed (lightly toned, minor flaws); 14" x 28 1/4" (together), framed

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Tall Chinese Lacquer Vase with Lions

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Description: Tall Chinese Lacquer Vase with Lions Tall Chinese lacquer vase; of ovoid form with flared rim and with design of two lions, ball and flames, Buddhist emblems around the mouth (small chips and some wear); H: 17 3/4"

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Two Chinese Flatworks: Turtle & Landscape

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Description: Two Chinese Flatworks: Turtle & Landscape Two Chinese flatworks: ink and wash on paper of a climbing turtle, framed (toned); together with a ink and colors on silk landscape scroll depicting a large waterfall, inscription and seal mark; 42" x 18" (scroll)

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Chinese Cizhou-Type Glazed Stoneware Jar

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Description: Chinese Cizhou-Type Glazed Stoneware Jar Chinese Jin-style Cizhou-type glazed jar; of somewhat convex cylindrical form with four loop handles at the shoulder and with dragon and phoenix motifs, possibly Early (minor flaws); H: 8 1/2"

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Group of Five Japanese Satsuma Items

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Description: Group of Five Japanese Satsuma Items Group of 5 Japanese Satsuma glazed earthenware items: 3 matching plates, each with design of Arhats, Kannon and a dragon, with heavily gilt backgrounds; together with one saucer of the same design matching cup, seal marks (some wear to all), early 20th Century; D: 7 3/8" (largest)

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Antique Japanese Miniature Satsuma Vase

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Description: Antique Japanese Miniature Satsuma Vase Antique Japanese miniature Satsuma vase; of somewhat baluster form and with design of Arhats, Kannon, and dragon on gilt ground, seal mark (some wear to gilt), Circa 1900; H: 4 1/2"

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Two Various Cloisonné Enamel Vessels

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Description: Two Various Cloisonné Enamel Vessels Japanese "pigeon blood" cloisonné enamel globular vase, with white flowers, silvered rims; together with a Chinese blue ground cloisonné enamel globular covered jar with bird and floral motifs; H: 5" (taller)

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Box of 11 Various Chinese Wood Stands

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Description: Box of 11 Various Chinese Wood Stands Box of Chinese wood stands; various sizes and shapes, most circular, one pair with wire inlay; totaling 11 pieces; D: 6 1/2" (largest)

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Ming Dynasty Bronze Chimera

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Description: Ming Dynasty Bronze Chimera Chinese Ming Dynasty cast bronze model of a chimera; with bird-like beak and standing on its hind legs (as-is); L: 5", wood stand (missing one leg to stand)

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Miniature Boxed Violin with Bow

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Description: Miniature Boxed Violin with Bow Unusual miniature violin; the back with inlaid mother-of-pearl floral design, with matching bow, in a bamboo box with sliding cover; L: 3"

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Old Chinese Bronze Tripod Koro

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Description: Old Chinese Bronze Tripod Koro Old Chinese bronze tripod koro; of shallow circular form with two loop handles at the rim and with allover very elaborately engraved dragons and florals, Ming-style 16-character mark; D: 6 3/4"

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Two Various Glazed Porcelains

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Description: Two Various Glazed Porcelains Two glazed porcelains: Japanese jar, in the form of a large sack held up by 3 deities forming the legs (no cover, repaired); together with a rectangular stand of deep red color (wear); D: 7" (jar)

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Pair Imari Pattern Porcelain Jars

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Description: Pair Imari Pattern Porcelain Jars Pair Imari pattern porcelain covered jars; each of baluster form and with typical floral and bird designs and with decorative patterns, now mounted as lamps; H: 14" (each), wood stands

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2 Porcelains: Chinese Dish & Japanese Figure

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Description: 2 Porcelains: Chinese Dish & Japanese Figure Antique Chinese Famille Rose porcelain footed foliate dish, late 19th Century, enameled with pheasants and flowering plants; together with a Japanese blue and white parcel glazed Hotei, standing and carrying his sack over one shoulder, seal mark; D: 9" (dish)

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Group of Various Old Japanese Lacquer

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Description: Group of Various Old Japanese Lacquer Group of various old Japanese lacquer, including: square tray with berries on a branch; shallow circular bowl; set of 6 covered bowls with turtle motifs to the covers; 5 small dishes with peacock feather design; bowl with peacock; boy with bowl and chicks; and 4 shallow dishes or covers with various florals; totaling 19 pieces; D: 10 1/2" (largest)

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Group of Various Japanese Dishware

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Description: Group of Various Japanese Dishware Group of Japanese dishware, including: Kyoto ware bowl with leaves; Hagi ware bowl (chip to foot); celadon censer; small antique blue and white tea jar with cover; 4 Kutani floral plates (minor flaws); 3 Chinese blue and white bowls with phoenix medallions; 2 Imari dishes with hawk motif; 12 rice grain blue and white spoons; covered fan shaped box; 7 Imari saké cups (flaws); 12 various saké cups, some with figural motifs and gilt; and 3 small tea cups with florals; D: 7" (largest)

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Japanese Silver Cup & Korean Celadon Cup

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Description: Japanese Silver Cup & Korean Celadon Cup Boxed Japanese silver shallow wedding cup with floral mon, hallmark; together with a boxed Korean celadon inlaid wine cup with flying crane motifs; D: 4 3/4" (larger)

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Group of Old & Antique Japanese Porcelains

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Description: Group of Old & Antique Japanese Porcelains Group of old and antique Japanese blue and white porcelains: fish plate; lobster plate; 4 foliate dishes with landscape scenes; floral plate; pair of plates with scholars; bottle vase with butterflies; 3 various bowls; 3 various covered vessels; and covered bowl; D: 8 1/2" (largest)

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Three Various Chinese Porcelain Vessels

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Description: Three Various Chinese Porcelain Vessels Three various Chinese porcelains: tall meiping with calligraphy on yellow ground, Qianlong-style seal mark; Ming-style octagonal foliate blue bowl incised ruyi fungus designs to the exterior, 6-character mark; and Yuan-style glazed bottle vase with floral designs, wood stand; H: 16 1/2" (tallest)

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Group Various Blue & White Porcelains

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Description: Group Various Blue & White Porcelains Group of old blue and white porcelain, including: pair Chinese early 20th Century globular Hawthorne jars (no tops); antique Japanese foliate tazza with florals and scrolling foliage (repair to foot); and antique Chinese small bowl with 3 Star Gods, possibly 18th Century; D: 4 3/4" (tazza)

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Ancient Moulded Pottery Oil Lamp

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Description: Ancient Moulded Pottery Oil Lamp Ancient pottery oil lamp, probably Romano Egyptian; with moulded geometric motif to the upper surface (some usual wear); L: 3 1/2"; with Archaeology Certificate

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Contemporary Chinese Foliate Glazed Dish

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Description: Contemporary Chinese Foliate Glazed Dish Unusual, contemporary Chinese ceramic dish, circular with foliate rim and with somewhat feathered design to the glaze, seal mark; D: 15 1/2"

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2 Chinese Items: Soapstone Seal & Hardwood Box

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Description: 2 Chinese Items: Soapstone Seal & Hardwood Box Two Chinese items: carved soapstone seal, square form with incised landscape motifs and characters, surmounted by two dragons with a pearl; together with a carved hardwood box with hinged cover, inset with 3 oval openwork floral bowenite plaques to the cover, silk lined (flaws to hinges); L: 9 3/4" (box)

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Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Box

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Description: Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Box Antique, Chinese Famille Rose porcelain stacked box; cylindrical with two layers and with all over enameled design of children at play (wear), late 19th Century; H: 3 1/2"

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Chinese Gilt Pottery Head of Guanyin

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Description: Chinese Gilt Pottery Head of Guanyin Chinese moulded and lightly gilt pottery model of the head and shoulders of Guanyin; in Song-style with elongated earlobes and serene expression to her face, wearing a Buddha headdress; H: 9", on stand

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Two Ivory-Like Decorative Pieces

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Description: Two Ivory-Like Decorative Pieces Two ivory-like composite pieces: antique style "whale's tooth" with scrimmed portrait, verso with sailing ship, inscriptions; together with Japanese chick in egg; H: 6 1/2" (larger)

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Old Japanese Pottery Demon Mask

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Description: Old Japanese Pottery Demon Mask Old Japanese pottery Hannya demon mask; baring his teeth and sticking out his tongue, patinated to look like bronze (some wear); L: 8"

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Group of Various Japanese Porcelains

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Description: Group of Various Japanese Porcelains Group of various Japanese porcelains, including: 5 Arita foliate plates with enameled flowers; 2 celadon dishes with carved fish motif; 2 small celadon foliate plates with carved flowers; 2 celadon dishes with carved wave motif; 2 larger celadon bowls; 7 blue and white noodle cups with crane medallions; scalloped bowl with flowers; fluted white bowl; and blue and white ovoid vase with flowers; D: 9" (largest)

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South Chinese Carved Wood Dragon Stand

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Description: South Chinese Carved Wood Dragon Stand South Chinese carved wood stand; the foliate vessel form supported by an openwork writhing dragon on a circular base; H: 12"

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Japanese Blue & White Porcelain Pillow

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Description: Japanese Blue & White Porcelain Pillow Early 20th Century Japanese Arita blue and white porcelain pillow; with bird and wave designs (minor glaze flaws); L: 8 1/4"

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Chinese Carved Beijing Glass Brushpot

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Description: Chinese Carved Beijing Glass Brushpot Chinese carved Beijing glass brushpot; of celadon color, imitating jade, and with design of Budai and attendants in a landscape, seal mark; H: 6"

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Chinese Hardstone Carving: Figure on Turtle

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Description: Chinese Hardstone Carving: Figure on Turtle Chinese carved archaistic and "calcified" green hardstone model of a figure; wearing long robes and seated on a backward-facing turtle; H: 12"

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Two Chinese Archaistic Carved Jade Vessels

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Description: Two Chinese Archaistic Carved Jade Vessels Two Chinese archaistic carved jade vessels: unusual long double-headed animal form with cover, one end a winged qilin, the other with bird-like head; together with a small tripod vessel, circular with nipple bosses and with hydra on the cover; both with some areas of "calcification"; L: 9" (longer)

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Group of Seven Chinese Archaistic Jades

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Description: Group of Seven Chinese Archaistic Jades Group of 7 Chinese archaistic carved jade plaques and ornaments; with various colorations: mask; dragon-fish; 2 axe forms; oval with masks; and two decorative pieces; L: 3" (longest)

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Unusual Chinese Layered Stone Tablescreen

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Description: Unusual Chinese Layered Stone Tablescreen Very unusual, Chinese layered stone tablescreen; of somewhat "diamond" form with naturally formed stone (possibly slate) "panels" (some natural inclusions); H: 20 1/2", wood stand

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Two Large Asian Glazed Ceramic Dishes

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Description: Two Large Asian Glazed Ceramic Dishes Two large glazed dishes: Sawankhalok-style bright celadon, carved with fine lotus flowers on the interior, the exterior fluted; and a celadon crackle with blue fish medallion on the interior, the exterior with stylized florals; D: 14 1/2" (larger)

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Three Various Chinese Glazed Porcelains

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Description: Three Various Chinese Glazed Porcelains 3 Chinese porcelains: oxblood glazed brushwasher, of shallow circular form with inverted rim; late Ming-style blue and white bowl with everted rim, qilin motifs; and Daoguang-style crackle glazed blue shallow foliate dish; D: 6" (largest)

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Two Chinese Items: Necklace & Wood Plaque

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Description: Two Chinese Items: Necklace & Wood Plaque Two Chinese items: Mandarin-style bead necklace with translucent aventurine quartz beads and with other hardstone and enameled beads; together with an antique carved and gilt wood circular plaque with flowering plant design in relief, lucite stand; L: 35" (longer)

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Chinese Rose Medallion

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Description: Chinese Rose Medallion "Cabbage" Tea Set Chinese Rose Medallion cabbage and butterfly pattern porcelain tea set: teapot, 6 plates, 6 saucers, 3 smaller saucers, 3 cups, and 3 demi-cups; early 20th Century (the demi-cups later vintage); D: 9 1/2" (largest)

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Unusual Chinese Mantle Clock

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Description: Unusual Chinese Mantle Clock Chinese mantle clock with key; in somewhat modernist style, of rectangular form in various hardwoods, with roof-like top and on four feet, the circular face with Chinese numerals (two feet repaired); H: 18"

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Group of Items: Fossils & Jade

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Description: Group of Items: Fossils & Jade Group of various items, including: sliced fossil ammonite pair; Moroccan orthoceras fossil plaque; and polished spinach jade piece of somewhat mountain form, wood stand; L: 12" (largest)

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