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Decorative, Oriental & Asian Arts

by Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Platinum House

712 lots with images

January 30, 2010

Live Auction

2690 Stratford Road

PO Box 369

Delaware, OH, 43015 USA

Phone: +1 740 362 4771

Fax: +1 740 363 0164

Email: info@garths.com

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CARVED KNIGHT AND HORSE.

Lot 201: CARVED KNIGHT AND HORSE.

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Description: CARVED KNIGHT AND HORSE. Attributed to Florence, Italy, late 15th century. Two life-size figures of pieced wooden construction featuring pegged butterflies covered with layers of gesso and paint. Nobleman wearing Gothic armor once held a lance. His palfrey has drilled holes for a bit. Wear and some repair. Horse is 16 hands high. 87"h. 76"w. 53"d. overall. Purchased from French & Co., New York, in 1960.

Condition Report: One eye on horse replaced. Paint is most likely early 20th century with areas of flaking and gesso loss. Numerous butterfly joints. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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ROBE OF WINTER BY ARTHUR MELTZER (PENNSYLVANIA, 1893-1989).

Lot 202: ROBE OF WINTER BY ARTHUR MELTZER (PENNSYLVANIA, 1893-1989).

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Description: ROBE OF WINTER BY ARTHUR MELTZER (PENNSYLVANIA, 1893-1989). Oil on canvas, signed lower right. Snowy Pennsylvania landscape with woods, hills, and a stone house. 42"h. 46"w., in a gilt frame, 47 1/2"h. 51"w. Sold to benefit the Columbus Museum of Art. Provenance: Columbus Museum of Art (Ohio), gift of General Edward Orton, Jr. (1863-1932), Talfourd P. Linn, Frederick W. Schumacher, Orlando A. Miller & John R. Gobey in 1928. Exhibited: National Academy of Design, the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Art Week Association, Art Institute of Chicago (1925), and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1925); retains labels from each of these exhibtions on verso; evidence of two additional labels, now lacking.

Condition Report: Canvas: not lined. Stretcher: original with cross brace. Paint: thick and thin in spots (technique, not a condition issue), 1 spot with very minor craquelure, generally very dirty with scattered spots of thicker varnish. Frame: probably original, partial label reads "Royal Art Framing Inc." (incorporated in NY in 1919), moderate separation in the upper left corner, minor separation and later brace (on back) in lower right corner, original gilt surface with some wear; has plaque on front indicating that the painting won a Fellowship Prize at the 1925 PAFA exhibition. About the donors: Orton, Sr was president of OSU. Orton Jr was dean of the College of Engineering at OSU and he founded the American Ceramic Society. He founded the Ceramics program at OSU. He also founded the Orton library in memory of his father. Frederick W. Schumacher was, of course, donated one of the founding collections at the Museum. Orlando Miller also donated over the years. John R. Gobey bequeathed several fine American paintings to the Museum. This was Talfourd P. Linn's only art contribution. See also Wikipedia for a brief bio of General Orton Jr. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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***VENETIAN CANAL SCENE BY ALFRED POLLENTINE (BRITISH, 1836-1890).

Lot 203: ***VENETIAN CANAL SCENE BY ALFRED POLLENTINE (BRITISH, 1836-1890).

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Description: ***VENETIAN CANAL SCENE BY ALFRED POLLENTINE (BRITISH, 1836-1890). Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1881 lower right. Broad canal scene. 24 1/4"h. 42 1/2"w., in a gilt frame, 30 1/2"h. 49"w.

Condition Report: Relined with inpainting along the side stretcher marks and in the sky (approx. 30-40% of sky). Small pinhole approx. 3" from the top on the left. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE BY J.M. CHRISTOPHERS (BRITISH, MID 19TH CENTURY).

Lot 204: MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE BY J.M. CHRISTOPHERS (BRITISH, MID 19TH CENTURY).

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Description: MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE BY J.M. CHRISTOPHERS (BRITISH, MID 19TH CENTURY). Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1859 lower left. Romantic mountain landscape with encampment. 26"h. 36"w., in original gilt frame. 37 1/2"h. 45 1/2"w.

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FARM SCENE WITH CHILDREN BY JAN WALRAVEN (NETHERLANDS, 1827-1863).

Lot 205: FARM SCENE WITH CHILDREN BY JAN WALRAVEN (NETHERLANDS, 1827-1863).

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Description: FARM SCENE WITH CHILDREN BY JAN WALRAVEN (NETHERLANDS, 1827-1863). Oil on canvas, signed lower left. Pleasant scene with children, geese and dog. 19 1/2"h. 24 1/2"w., in a gilt frame, 25"h. 30"w.

Condition Report: Yellowed varnish, small, 1/4"d. inpainted repair at top of center tree near edge, small 1/4"d. surface scuff in cabbage lower left. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PAIR OF WINTER SCENES BY VLADISLAV CHIMIELINSKI (POLAND, B. 1936).

Lot 206: PAIR OF WINTER SCENES BY VLADISLAV CHIMIELINSKI (POLAND, B. 1936).

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Description: PAIR OF WINTER SCENES BY VLADISLAV CHIMIELINSKI (POLAND, B. 1936). Oil on canvas, signed lower right. City streets with markets and horse drawn vehicles. 16"h. 20"w., in matching frames, 26"h. 29 1/2"w.

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LANDSCAPE BY HARALD PRYN (DENMARK, 1891-1968).

Lot 207: LANDSCAPE BY HARALD PRYN (DENMARK, 1891-1968).

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Description: LANDSCAPE BY HARALD PRYN (DENMARK, 1891-1968). Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1920 lower right. Cottage in the woods. 19"h. 27 3/4"w., in a frame, 23 1/2"h. 33 1/2"w.

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INLAID DESK-AND-BOOKCASE.

Lot 208: INLAID DESK-AND-BOOKCASE.

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Description: INLAID DESK-AND-BOOKCASE. European, 18th century, mixed wood veneers, pine and oak. Two-piece secretary, the upper section with interior shelves and drawers, the lower section with three drawers, a fitted interior with a well, and resting on bracket feet; the whole decorated with figured veneers and marquetry inlay, including griffins and winged figures. Imperfections. 79 1/2"h. 39 1/4"w. 19 1/2"d., writing surface is 29 3/4"h.

Condition Report: Older refinish, reset door hinges, veneer damage and repair, drawer beading restored, some drawers with replaced bottoms, drawer supports restored, feet have age but are not original. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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***GEORGE III PIANOFORTE.

Lot 209: ***GEORGE III PIANOFORTE.

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Description: ***GEORGE III PIANOFORTE. Marked for John Broadwood and Son, London, late 18th century, mahogany case with stringing and satinwood and holly veneer. Early piano mechanism with felt hammers and dampers that engage when key is released. Sixty-eight ivory and ebony keys in 5 1/2 octaves. Pinboard numbered "No. 5204". Removable "H" stretcher, French frame stand with square tapered legs and brass castors is probably an old replacement. Good unrestored condition with some loss to case. 32"h. 64 1/4"w. 24"d.

Condition Report: In 1793 Broadwood increased his keyboard from 5 1/2 to 6 octaves. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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FINE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK.

Lot 210: FINE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK.

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Description: FINE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK. Marked for Lemerle-Charpentier, Paris, late 19th century, gilt bronze. Dismounted soldier surmounting a dial inset with malachite, and on a base of stylized foliage and scrolls. Imperfections. 19"h.

Condition Report: Includes key. Separation at base, sword is loose, as-made crack in the base (small and stable), bezel does not stay closed. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PAIR OF URNS AND BRASS CANDELABRA.

Lot 211: PAIR OF URNS AND BRASS CANDELABRA.

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Description: PAIR OF URNS AND BRASS CANDELABRA. Continental, 20th century. Red tole chestnut urns with lion handles marked "Made in France", 11 1/2"h. Together with a pair of brass candelabra with paw feet, 15 1/2"h.

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GILT ART NOUVEAU CENTERPIECE.

Lot 212: GILT ART NOUVEAU CENTERPIECE.

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Description: GILT ART NOUVEAU CENTERPIECE. Marked for Christofle, Paris, ca.1925, gilt "Gallia" metal. Oblong, reticulated bowl with a glass liner. 5"h. 17"l.

Condition Report: Minor wear and scratches. Marked "O. Gallia 5052" and the "CC" mark with a cat. Glass liner with a few flakes. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PAIR OF CUT OVERLAY GLASS DECANTERS.

Lot 213: PAIR OF CUT OVERLAY GLASS DECANTERS.

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Description: PAIR OF CUT OVERLAY GLASS DECANTERS. American, late 19th century. Sapphire blue cut to clear with cobalt stoppers. 14 1/2"h.

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MINIATURE ON IVORY.

Lot 214: MINIATURE ON IVORY.

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Description: MINIATURE ON IVORY. European, 2nd half-19th century. Profile of a woman draped in red. Signature appears to be "Sion-mole". Some imperfections. In a red guilloche frame, 7 3/4"h. 5 1/2"w.

Condition Report: Paint wear at the bottom, frame has faint cracks in glass. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PIER MIRROR.

Lot 215: PIER MIRROR.

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Description: PIER MIRROR. American, 2nd half-19th century, pine. Two-piece with thick boards covered with molded gesso and gilt. Arched mirror with laurel leaves, egg and dart design, and applied scrolls. Mirrored base has acanthus leaves and shaped white marble top. Some wear. 106"h. 45"w. 17 1/2"d.

Condition Report: Small piece of molding from the base is on file. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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CARVED VICTORIAN CABINET.

Lot 216: CARVED VICTORIAN CABINET.

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Description: CARVED VICTORIAN CABINET. Late 19th-early 20th century, mahogany and oak. One-piece, two lower drawers, three doors (two with beveled mirrors and the central with a carved door), and resting on bun feet. Older finish. 72 1/4"h. 55 1/2"w. 18"d.

Condition Report: Missing a couple of glue blocks, including one that helps hold the cornice on. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN (AMERICAN SCHOOL, EARLY 20TH CENTURY).

Lot 217: PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN (AMERICAN SCHOOL, EARLY 20TH CENTURY).

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Description: PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN (AMERICAN SCHOOL, EARLY 20TH CENTURY). Oil on canvas, unsigned. Full-length portrait of a woman dressed in an evening gown. Imperfections. Unframed, 81 1/2"h. 42 1/2"w.

Condition Report: Replaced stretcher, loose canvas and water damage to approx. bottom 12". Blacklight revealed significant restoration (greater than 50%) mostly to the lower 2/3. Doesn't appear to have been reduced in width, one side of canvas hangs over replaced stretcher by 3". Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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BRONZE SCULPTURE TITLED DESHA BY HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (NEW YORK, 1880-1980).

Lot 218: BRONZE SCULPTURE TITLED DESHA BY HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (NEW YORK, 1880-1980).

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Description: BRONZE SCULPTURE TITLED DESHA BY HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (NEW YORK, 1880-1980). Signed and dated 1927, and marked by the Gorham Foundry. Set on a dark grey marble base. 14"h.

Condition Report: The applied verdigris and the mottled marble base lead us to believe that this is not one of the original castings of this sculpture, but we are uncertain whether it is a casting from mid-century or much later. According to the consignor, both sculptures have been in her family at least 20 years. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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BRONZE SCULPTURE TITLED THE VINE BY HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (NEW YORK, 1880-1980).

Lot 219: BRONZE SCULPTURE TITLED THE VINE BY HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (NEW YORK, 1880-1980).

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Description: BRONZE SCULPTURE TITLED THE VINE BY HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (NEW YORK, 1880-1980). Signed, dated 1921, and with the Gorham Foundry mark. Set on a dark grey marble base. 12 1/2"h.

Condition Report: The applied verdigris and the mottled marble base lead us to believe that this is not one of the original castings of this sculpture, but we are uncertain whether it is a casting from mid-century or much later. According to the consignor, both sculptures have been in her family at least 20 years. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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LATE CLASSICAL SOFA.

Lot 220: LATE CLASSICAL SOFA.

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Description: LATE CLASSICAL SOFA. American, 1815-1830, mahogany. Scrolled arms, carved cornucopia, and resting on paw feet. Nicely reupholstered in green wool, with two bolsters. 18"h. seat, 34"h. overall, 91"l.

Condition Report: Older refinish, minor veneer losses. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PAIR OF LACQUERED CABINETS.

Lot 221: PAIR OF LACQUERED CABINETS.

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Description: PAIR OF LACQUERED CABINETS. China, 19th-20th century, softwood. Good form, each with two doors, an interior drawer, and vibrant red lacquer decoration. 24"h. 16 1/4"w. 12"d.

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TWO LAMPS.

Lot 222: TWO LAMPS.

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Description: TWO LAMPS. European, 20th century, ceramic. One with arabesque designs and one with reticulation. Electrified. 21", 24"h. overall.

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SHRINE.

Lot 223: SHRINE.

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Description: SHRINE. Asia, late 19th-early 20th century, soft wood. Black lacquered and gilt cabinet with two sets of double doors opening to a fitted interior with pierce-carved phoenix. 30"h. 17 3/4"w. 16 1/2"d. Inside is a separate gilt shrine with dragons and phoenix on a lotus blossom base, 11"h. The shrine sits on a modern Chinese Chippendale style table, 30"h. 32 1/4"w. 20 1/4"d.

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SIDE CABINET.

Lot 224: SIDE CABINET.

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Description: SIDE CABINET. Mongolia, late 19th century, hardwood. Thick mortised boards with original red/orange lacquer. Three dovetailed drawers over two pair of doors. Brass coin pulls. Wear. 4 1/2"h. 60 3/4"w. 19"d.

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PAIR OF CARRIERS.

Lot 225: PAIR OF CARRIERS.

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Description: PAIR OF CARRIERS. Japan, 20th century. Black lacquered wood with gold foliate designs. Shrine shaped carriers with hinged, removable roofs and pull-out drawers. Inside each is a copper lidded container. Minor wear and one roof hook missing. 16"h. 18"w. 13 1/4"d.

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VASE LAMP.

Lot 226: VASE LAMP.

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Description: VASE LAMP. China, 20th century, porcelain. Hand decorated with white vases of flowers and Taoist symbols in raised white glaze on a blue ground. 27"h.

Condition Report: Minor in-the-making firing lines in the white glaze. Vase drilled for lamp parts. Wooden base has damage. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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FIVE STONE CARVINGS.

Lot 227: FIVE STONE CARVINGS.

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Description: FIVE STONE CARVINGS. Asian, 20th century, various green stones. Cup with pierced floral handles, 2 1/2"h. 6"w.; wine vessel and octagonal vase, 6"h.; carved mountains, 5 1/2"l.; and a fish, 5 1/4"l.

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SIX STONE CARVINGS.

Lot 228: SIX STONE CARVINGS.

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Description: SIX STONE CARVINGS. Asian, 20th century, translucent green, tan, and amethyst colored stone. Two cups and three figures, 4" to 4 1/2"h. and a small covered urn, 4 1/2"h. One figure is glued.

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SIX PIECES OF SATSUMA.

Lot 229: SIX PIECES OF SATSUMA.

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Description: SIX PIECES OF SATSUMA. Japan, 20th century. Pair of vases with raised designs, 8 1/2"h.; double handled vase, 8 1/2"h.; covered jar with stamped red marks, 2 1/2"h. 7"d. and a leaf shaped dish with underplate marked "Nippon", 2 1/2"h. 6"l. Together with a large boat shaped dish, missing lid. 5 1/2"h. 14"l.

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THREE PIECES OF SATSUMA.

Lot 230: THREE PIECES OF SATSUMA.

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Description: THREE PIECES OF SATSUMA. Japan, 20th century. Two vases and an individual teapot with matching designs of Lohans and a white dragon. 4", 4 1/2"h.

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THREE IVORY CARVINGS.

Lot 230A: THREE IVORY CARVINGS.

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Description: THREE IVORY CARVINGS. Asian, 20th century. Two netsukes, octopus (flake), 2 1/2"l. and a scholar 1 1/2"h. Together with a carved phallus with holes for use as a netsuke, 3 1/2"l.

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BENCH AND STOOL.

Lot 231: BENCH AND STOOL.

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Description: BENCH AND STOOL. China, 19th-20th century, softwood. Bench with an openwork skirt, 20"h. 41 3/4"l. Together with red-lacquered stool with an inset stone top, 22 1/2"h. 15"d.

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ALTAR TABLE.

Lot 232: ALTAR TABLE.

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Description: ALTAR TABLE. Shangdong Province, China, 19th century, softwood. Narrow form with three over two drawers. 31 1/2"h. 12"w. 59 1/2"l.

Condition Report: Minor joint seperation. Top has old edge wear. A few spots of filler on top and sides. Minor discoloration on top. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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THREE BASKETS.

Lot 233: THREE BASKETS.

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Description: THREE BASKETS. China, 20th century, woven cane or splint with bentwood handles. Round with triple handles, 25"h. 16"d. and red and black paint example, 14 1/2"h. 13"d. Together with a rectangular, sectional basket with carved details, 18"h. 8" x 14".

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CARVED BUDDHA HEAD.

Lot 234: CARVED BUDDHA HEAD.

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Description: CARVED BUDDHA HEAD. Asian, late 19th century, softwood. Original white and blue paint. Wear and age split. 24"h.

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FIVE CARVINGS AND A BOX.

Lot 235: FIVE CARVINGS AND A BOX.

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Description: FIVE CARVINGS AND A BOX. Asian, 20th century. Four agate carved bowls with flowers and birds, 1 1/4", 2 1/2", 6 1/4"h. Together with a teak box with a floral soapstone insert, 2 1/2"h. 6 1/2"w. 4 1/4"d. Also included is a small agate bird figure, 1 1/4"h. Some imperfections.

Condition Report: The agate has some edge flakes and natural fissures, the box has age splits in the lid and the bird is a fragment from a larger piece or is missing its base. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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FIVE DISHES.

Lot 236: FIVE DISHES.

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Description: FIVE DISHES. China, 19th century, ceramic. Export plate with koi, 8 1/2"d. Together with three Famille Rose bowls, two on pedestals (hairline), 4"h., one lobed with a Tung Chih period seal mark, 7 1/4"l. and a blue and white bowl with dragons. Staple repair. 8"d.

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FIVE PIECES OF BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY.

Lot 237: FIVE PIECES OF BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY.

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Description: FIVE PIECES OF BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY. China, 20th century, hand decorated porcelain. Charger, 13 1/2"d. and pair of bowls, 10 3/4"d. with dragon designs. Together with a small pair of ginger jars, 6"h.

Condition Report: One dish has small (1/4"d.) glaze bruise on interior. The charger has several small (1/4"d. or smaller) bruises to the glaze. Approx. 10-12 spots mostly in an area near the right dragon's head. One is near the left dragon's top foot (larger ones can be seen in photos). Ginger jars have a few small minor stains near the necks. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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DISH.

Lot 238: DISH.

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Description: DISH. China, probably late 19th-early 20th century, porcelain. Shallow bowl hand decorated with flowers and the Eight Taoist Symbols on the interior. Guangxu blue reign mark on the underside. 8"d.

Condition Report: In good condition, no chips or flakes. There is a daub of paint over the fish-drum (partially removed). The image underneath appears undamaged and the paint can be taken off. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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TWO BOWLS.

Lot 239: TWO BOWLS.

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Description: TWO BOWLS. China, late 19th-early 20th century. Pictured is a celadon glazed bowl with images of children, 3"h. Together with an enameled brass bowl with a yellow exterior covered in auspicious symbols. Pink interior. Repair. 6 1/2"h. 11"d.

Condition Report: Enameled bowl - REpair to inside rim shows in photos & has enamel loss to interior. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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SIDEBOARD.

Lot 240: SIDEBOARD.

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Description: SIDEBOARD. China, 20th century, hardwood, possibly rosewood. Shaped top ends with three dovetailed drawers over two doors, all with carved dragon panels and brass hardware. Mortised construction. Refinished. 37"h. 95"w. 20 1/2"d.

Condition Report: Joints are loose. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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PAIR OF CLOISONNE HORSES.

Lot 241: PAIR OF CLOISONNE HORSES.

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Description: PAIR OF CLOISONNE HORSES. China, 20th century, brass and enamel. Large horses with blue grounds and removable saddles. 22 1/2"h.

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TWO PIECES OF CLOISONNE.

Lot 242: TWO PIECES OF CLOISONNE.

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Description: TWO PIECES OF CLOISONNE. China, 20th century, brass and enamel. Jar with foo lion finial, 14"h. and a multi-part crane standing on a turtle, 35"h. Both have blue grounds.

Condition Report: Enamel loss on the crane at the base of the neck and front of the wings. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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CHINESE EXPORT PALACE VASE.

Lot 243: CHINESE EXPORT PALACE VASE.

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Description: CHINESE EXPORT PALACE VASE. China, 20th century, porcelain. Polychrome enamel decoration with gilt accents. 48"h.

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SMALL CABINET.

Lot 244: SMALL CABINET.

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Description: SMALL CABINET. China, early 20th century, hardwood. Red lacquer ground with applied carved and gilt panels. Two dovetailed drawers over two doors and interior shelves. 39 1/2"h. 24 1/4"w. 13"d.

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CARVED BUDDHA.

Lot 245: CARVED BUDDHA.

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Description: CARVED BUDDHA. China, 20th century, softwood. Well carved, with arms reaching skyward and retaining brown and cream paint. 39"h.

Condition Report: Repair to the robe on the proper left side. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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CARVED PLANT STAND.

Lot 246: CARVED PLANT STAND.

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Description: CARVED PLANT STAND. China, 20th century, hardwood. Heavily carved with an inset marble top. 35 1/2"h.

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VASE.

Lot 247: VASE.

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Description: VASE. China, early 20th century, porcelain. Bulbous with blue and white hand decoration of a dragon on scrolled ground. 13"h.

Condition Report: Glaze imperfections around the base. Regarding the shipping of firearms and or weapons: please be aware that many restrictions apply to the international shipment of firearms, antique or otherwise. Your winning bid will not be canceled, rescinded, or retracted due to an international shipping limitation. It is your responsibility to resolve shipping issues PRIOR to bidding in this (or any other) auction.

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TWO ASIAN CABINETS.

Lot 248: TWO ASIAN CABINETS.

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Description: TWO ASIAN CABINETS. China or Japan, 2nd half-20th century, mixed wood. Black lacquered grounds with painted borders and applied raised designs with brass hardware. Pictured is a two-piece cabinet with scenes of women in gardens. Top has glass doors and shelves, base has three dovetailed drawers over two sets of doors. 80"h. 72"w. 18"d. Together with a small cabinet with two doors over two doors and painted birds on the sides and top, 52 1/2"h. 32"w. 14"d.

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CARVED ARMCHAIR.

Lot 249: CARVED ARMCHAIR.

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Description: CARVED ARMCHAIR. China, 20th century, mahogany. "Horseshoe" bow and box stretcher. 20"h. seat, 41 1/2"h. overall.

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