Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction
Totals Over $5.7 Million!

Auction: August 19th-22nd 2014

Preview: August 18th 2014

Please Note: All prices include the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium, which is paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. The prices noted here after the auction are considered unofficial and do not become official until after the 46th day.

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4000

FAMILLE ROSE VASE.

Early 20th century, China. Decorated with women and children. SIZE: 16-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74732 (300-500) – Lot 4000

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4001

PORCELAIN JARDINIERE WITH RELIEF MINIATURE VASES.

20th century, China. Yellow ground decorated with famille rose enamels. SIZE: 17-1/4″ dia x 15″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74875 (300-500) – Lot 4001

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4002

FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN PLATE.

19th century, China. Decorated with women and children. With a grooved foot rim. SIZE: 12-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75127 (200-300) – Lot 4002

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4003

TWO PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE PLANTERS.

19th century, China. One with Famille Rose decoration of the immortals, the other with Famille Rose decoration of birds and flowering plants on a scrafitto ground and hallmark on the underside of the base. SIZE: 10-1/2″ dia & 10″ dia respectively. PROVENANCE: From a fine private Long Island, NY collection. CONDITION: One with a large crack in the bottom, the other with considerable wear to interior of underliner and interior of the bowl. 9-93375 (200-300) – Lot 4003

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4004

PAIR OF WALL POCKETS.

19th century, China. Molded in the shape of carps. Iron red decoration with gilt. SIZE: 9″ l. PROVENANCE: From a fine private Long Island, NY collection. CONDITION: One with shallow chip on mouth. 9-93370 (200-300) – Lot 4004

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4005

EARLY MING STYLE PORCELAIN VASE.

19th century, China. Yu Hu Chun shape. Underglaze red decoration of floral scrolling. SIZE: 13″ h. CONDITION: Chip to the foot. 7-75174 (200-300) – Lot 4005

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4006

ROBIN”S EGG BLUE PORCELAIN VASE.

19th century, China. with a sculpted dragon at the shoulder and acanthus leaves at the mouth. Ch’ien Lung mark on base. SIZE: 7-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75128 (200-300) – Lot 4006

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4007

PAIR OF PORCELAIN CANDLE PRICKETS.

19th century, China. Square form. Underglaze blue decoration of foo dogs, clouds, flames, and bats. SIZE: 9-1/4″ h. PROVENANCE: Audrey Meadows collection. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75141 (200-300) – Lot 4007

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4008

YELLOW PORCELAIN BOWL.

20th century, China. Decorated with engraved dragons. Cauldron foot with 6 character underglaze blue Chia Ching mark on the base. SIZE: 4″ dia x 2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74712 (200-300) – Lot 4008

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4009

BROWN PORCELAIN SAUCER DISH.

20th century, China. Interior with dragons and clouds beneath a dark blue glaze. Unglazed foot. SIZE: 6″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74710 (200-300) – Lot 4009

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4010

FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOWL.

19th century, China. Lotus molded body with a scalloped edge and decorated with a palace. 4 character mark on base. SIZE: 2″ h x 5-5/8″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74804 (200-300) – Lot 4010

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4011

WU TSAI WARE PORCELAIN BOWL.

Kuang Hsu mark (1875-1908) and probably of the period, China. Underglaze blue clouds with enameled polychrome dragons. SIZE: 4-3/8″ dia x 3″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74869 (200-300) – Lot 4011

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4012

STONEWARE ROUND COVERED BOX WITH GREEN GLAZE.

20th century, China. Yao Chou style. Surface carved with flowers and radiating lines underneath a sea green celadon glaze. SIZE: 6-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74683 (200-300) – Lot 4012

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4013

KO YAO STYLE PORCELAIN VASE.

20th century, China. Pronounced crackle with a pale celadon glaze. SIZE: 6″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93239 (300-500) – Lot 4013

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4014

PAIR OF SHALLOW PORCELAIN BOWLS.

20th century, China. Decorated with reserves of a scholar having wine served by a female attendant. Green borders with floral scrolling. Ch’ien Lung 4 character mark on the bases. SIZE: 11-1/8″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75108 (300-500) – Lot 4014

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4015

PORCELAIN FIGURE.

Early 20th century, China. Standing figure of Bodhidharma. Surface glazed a pale celadon color. SIZE: 24″ h. CONDITION: Large kiln crack to one side. 7-75169 (300-500) – Lot 4015

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4016

FOUR MILLE FLEUR PORCELAIN BOWLS.

Ca. 1950, China. Famille rose decoration on a black ground. Stenciled Ch’ien Lung 4 character mark on the bases. SIZE: 9-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Wear to enamels, one with small surface crack. 7-75009 (300-500) – Lot 4016

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4017

RECTANGULAR BLUE DECORATED PORCELAIN BOX.

20th century, China. Underglaze decoration of dragons and pearls with foliage. 6 character Wan Li mark on cover. SIZE: 8-3/4″ l x 4-1/2″ w x 4-1/8″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74724 (200-300) – Lot 4017

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4018

LANG YAO PORCELAIN VASE.

Late 19th to early 20th century, China. Pomegranate shaped and glazed in blue and red. Ch’ien Lung mark. SIZE: 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Ground foot, otherwise good. 7-74721 (200-300) – Lot 4018

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4019

YELLOW OVAL PORCELAIN VASE.

Late 20th century, China. Molded decoration of open scrolls with birds and flowers on a bamboo ground. 4 character Tung Chih mark on the base. SIZE: 5″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74776 (200-300) – Lot 4019

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4020

COPPER RED PORCELAIN VASE.

20th century, China. Copper red glaze. Base ground and drilled for a lamp. SIZE: 12″ h. CONDITION: Fair, as noted. 7-74779 (200-300) – Lot 4020

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4021

PORCELAIN BOWL.

20th century, China. Reserves of famille rose flowers on yellow with an orange background. 6 character Tung Chih mark on the base. SIZE: 4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91277 (500-700) – Lot 4021

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4022

BLUE AND WHITE BOWL.

Tao Kuang mark (1820-1850) and of the period, China. Decoration of ju-i scrolling and stylized shou characters. SIZE: 6-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91197 (400-600) – Lot 4022

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4023

ROUND PORCELAIN BOX.

18th century with Ch’ien Lung mark and of the period (1735-1796), China. Round form. Underglaze blue decoration of fish and aquatic plants. SIZE: 7-1/4″ h x 10-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74814 (600-800) – Lot 4023

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4024

TWO BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN ITEMS.

Two items to include a 20th century, Chinese square form box with rounded and indented corners. Underglaze blue decoration of dragons, clouds, and scrolling and 6 character Wan Li mark on the base. Also a late 19th century, Chinese Ming style vase with a decoration of scrolling archaic kuei dragons. With a Ch’ien Lung mark on the base. SIZE: 6″ l x 6″ w x 4″ h and 8-3/4″ h respectively. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91467 (500-700) – Lot 4024

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4025

PAIR OF PORCELAIN BALUSTER VASES.

20th century, China. Mounted as lamps. Celadon green glaze with molded decoration of stylized floral scrolling, dragon handles. Now mounted as lamps. SIZE: Vase is 16″ h. PROVENANCE: From a fine private Long Island, NY collection. Christie’s sale 1859 Lot 253 July 31, 2007. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93428 (500-700) – Lot 4025

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4026

FANG HU FORM PORCELAIN VASE.

Early 20th century, China. Lang Yao glaze of red to shades of purple and blue. Decorated with lugs. Impressed mark on base. SIZE: 7″ dia x 11-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Rough foot, otherwise good. 7-74856 (300-500) – Lot 4026

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4027

PAIR OF BLUE AND YELLOW PORCELAIN PLANTERS.

Early 20th century, China. Set of two, decorated with floral scrolling in underglaze blue on a lemon yellow ground. Ju-i shaped feet. Circular, pail-like form. 6 character underglaze blue Chien Lung seal mark on each base. SIZE: 7-1/4″ dia x 6″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74855 (300-500) – Lot 4027

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4028

FOUR REPUBLICAN PERIOD PORCELAINS.

c. 1930, China. Includes a pair of vases, a covered box, and a brush holder. Decoration of birds and flowers in sepia and famille rose enamels. Sepia mark on brush holder and box. SIZE: Largest 5-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74857 (300-500) – Lot 4028

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4029

PAIR OF PORCELAIN HAT STANDS.

Republican Period circa 1930, China. Hexagonal form with piercings and decoration of birds and flowers. NOTE: Liu Yucen (1904-1969) was one of the Eight Friends of Zhushan (Pearl Hill). “Ming Guo Hat Stands Peking Culture Store 1977″ old sticker to base. SIZE: 12” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91247 (800-1,200) – Lot 4029

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4030

PAIR OF DOUBLE GOURD PORCELAIN VASES.

Late 19th China. Each with relief decoration of phoenixes and flowers. Pale celadon glaze. With crystal finials. SIZE: Overall is 28″ h. CONDITION: Drilled and mounted as lamps. 9-93497 (800-1,200) – Lot 4030

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4031

ROUND MILLE FLEUR PAINTED PORCELAIN BOX.

20th century, China. Finely painted exterior and turquoise interior. With mark on the turquoise ground base. SIZE: 4″ dia x 2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91468 (700-900) – Lot 4031

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4032

BLUE DECORATED PORCELAIN CENSER.

China. Underglaze blue decoration of flowers with four-character Tao Quang mark on the bottom. SIZE: 4-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good, rim fritting. 9-93177 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4032

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4033

PAIR OF FINE PORCELAIN WALL VASES.

19th century, China. Garlic mouth form with blue foo dog handles. Orange ground with gilt lotus scrolling on front. Turquoise on back. 6 character Ch’ien Lung mark on bottom of each. SIZE: 9-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91472 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 4033

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4034

RUBY SGRAFFITO PORCELAIN BOWL.

China. With scrolling and stylized flowers. Landscape reserves in sepia and famille rose enamels. 6 character Ch’ien Lung mark on the base in underglaze blue. SIZE: 6″ dia x 3″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74921 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4034

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4036

FAN PAINTING ATTRIBUTED TO FENG CHAORAN (1882-­‐1954).

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting a recluse contemplating beneath a pine in front of a waterfall in the style of Tang Yin, inscribed, signed “Feng Chaoran,” with one seal. SIZE: 5 ¼” x 15 ½” CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91116 (500-700) – Lot 4036

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4037

PAINTED FAN IN THE MANNER OF DING FUZHI.

China, ink and colors, finely depicting lychee fruits and bananas, inscribed, dedicated to Nephew Huadai, signed “Ding fuzhi at the age of sixty-four,” dated the fifth month of renwu year, with three seals; the reverse with calligraphic inscriptions in seal script, with one seal. CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91101 (500-700) – Lot 4037

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4038

FAN PAINTING.

China, first half of the 20th century, ink and colors on paper, depicting generals on horseback in a landscape, signed “Shuanghong Lou Xu Cao Yan Sun,” with four seals. SIZE: 8″ x 21″. CONDITION: Surface abrasion. 9-91117 (500-700) – Lot 4038

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4039

SET OF THREE FAN PAINTINGS.

China, 20th century, ink and colors on paper, each depicting mountainous landscape, inscribed, signed “Wu Hufan,” dated fifth month of bingxu year, with two seals; signed “Wu Xizeng,” dedicated to Mr. Xiaosong, dated fifth month of jiachen year, with three seals; signed “Jingxi ju shi Qi Kun,” framed and glazed. SIZE: 7 ½” X 20 ¼” CONDITION: Minor losses. 7-74926 (200-300) – Lot 4039

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4040

TWO FAN LEAVES IN THE MANNER OF XIE ZHILIU.

China, ink and color and gilt on paper, depicting a bird and lotus flower, signed, with one seal; the other with cursive calligraphy on gilt paper, in the manner of Lu Yanshao, signed “Yanshao,” with one seal. SIZE: 7 ¼” x 19 ½”, 7 ½” x 21″ CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91108 (600-800) – Lot 4040

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4041

TWO PAINTED LEAVES IN THE MANNER OF YING YEPING.

China, ink and color on paper, one painted fan surface depicting a recluse in a verdant landscape, signed and dated yimao year, with one seal; the other in the manner of Zhou Changgu, depicting a Uygur girl and a ram, signed and with one seal. SIZE: 7 ¼” x 20″, 9 ½” X 13″ CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91109 (600-800) – Lot 4041

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4042

PAINTED FAN IN THE MANNER OF DING FUZHI.

China, depicting still life including lychee, grapes, and plums, dedicated to Mr. Shousen, signed, dated jiashen year, with three seals; the reverse with calligraphic inscriptions in seal script on gilt paper, signed “Wang Fuchang,” with two seals. SIZE: 7 ¼” x 20 ½” CONDITION: Creases and water stain. 9-91113 (700-900) – Lot 4042

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4043
Revised: 8/18/2014

Estimate should be $1,000-$1,500

PAINTED FAN, CHINA, ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983).

Ink and colors on paper, finely depicting two recluses conversing on a bridge in a verdant landscape, inscribed, signed “Daqian ju shi Zhang Yuan,” dated “the fifth month of bingxu year,” with two seals “Zhang Yuan” and “Daqian;” the reverse with calligraphic inscriptions in cursive script on gold paper, signed “Shuren Zhang Yuan,” with two seals PROVENANCE: Private collector in San Francisco; Brought from Taiwan in 1950’s by collector’s father CONDITION: Tears and fan sticks bottom loose needs to be strengthened, tapes to a small tear on the fan surface 9-92415 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4043

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4044

TWO FRAMED FAN PAINTINGS.

China, first half of 20th century, ink and colors on paper, finely depicting a bird resting on plum blossom branches, inscribed, signed “Youlan,” to Mr. Xiyuan, with two seals, framed and glazed; the other with ink on paper, depicting wild geese, signed “Lin Jingyi,” with four seals, framed and glazed. SIZE: 6″ x 19″, 6 ¼” x 19″ CONDITION: Minor loss to the fan surface, loss to the gilding on the wood frame. 7-74652 (300-500) – Lot 4044

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4045

TWO FRAMED FAN PAINTINGS.

China, ink and colors on paper, one in the manner of Wu Hufan, depicting a recluse resting under a pine tree, signed “Wu Hufan,” with three seals, the reverse with calligraphy signed “Wu Hufan,” with three seals; the other depicting two recluses signed “Zhang Zhiye,” the reverse with calligraphy. SIZE: 8” x 26 ¼” CONDITION: Poor condition, repairs, loss, surface grime. 9-93622 (300-500) – Lot 4045

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4046

TWO FRAMED FAN PAINTINGS IN THE MANNER OF LAI CHUSHENG.

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting a bird flying amidst bamboo branches, inscribed, dated 1972, signed and with two seals; the other in the manner of Li Ke’ran, ink and light colors on paper, depicting a mountainous landscape scene of Guilin, inscribed, signed “Keran,” dated the third month of renxu year, with two seals, accompanied by calligraphic inscriptions, signed “Lu Yifei,” with two seals, both framed and glazed. SIZE: 7 ¼” x 21″ CONDITION: Both in good condition. 7-74653 (300-500) – Lot 4046

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4047

FRAMED PAINTING.

China, 20th Century. Ink & colors on paper, depicting chicken group, inscribed, signed “Zhu Weiwei”, with one seal, framed and glazed. SIZE: 23″ x 17″. CONDITION: Good with creases 7-75160-7 (200-400) – Lot 4047

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4048

WOODBLOCK PRINT OF AN ACTOR.

Japan. Portrait of the actor Nakayama Tomisaburo signed Enkyo. Probably a 19th century copy. Matted and framed. SIZE: 19-1/2″ l x 14-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Rubbing, toning, and creases. 7-75037 (400-600) – Lot 4048

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4049

FRAMED PAINTING.

China, 20th century, ink and colors on paper, depicting a Taoist deity seated on a pedestal in a celestial landscape, framed and glazed. SIZE: 37″ x 20″. CONDITION: Good. 9-91233 (700-900) – Lot 4049

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4050

FRAMED PAINTING.

Japan, 20th century, watercolor on paper, depicting aubergine and flowers, signed, with one seal, framed and glazed. SIZE: 11″ x 9″. CONDITION: Foxing. 9-94218 (300-500) – Lot 4050

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4051

FRAMED PAINTING.

China, 19th century, anonymous, ink and colors on paper, finely depicting bird and butterflies, framed and glazed. SIZE: Image: 14-1/2″ x 19″. CONDITION: Fair condition, extensive foxing and stains. 9-93996 (200-300) – Lot 4051

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4052

TWO FRAMED PAINTINGS IN THE MANNER OF ZHANG DAQIAN.

China, ink and colors on gilt board, depicting blue and green landscape, inscribed, signed “Baishiyi sou Zhang Yuan,” with three seals, framed, not glazed; together with another painting, in the manner of Wu Zuoren, ink and color on paper, depicting sparrow and willows, dated 1982, signed “Zuoren,” with one seal, framed and glazed. SIZE: 14 ¼” x 17 ¼”, 39 ¼” x 9 ¼” CONDITION: Good condition, loss to the frame. 7-75021-2 (400-600) – Lot 4052

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4053

SET OF MOUNTED ROUND PAINTINGS IN THE MANNER OF ZHANG DAQIAN.

China, ink and colors on paper, each depicting a recluse in a landscape, inscribed, signed “Daqian jushi Yuan,” “Zhang Daqian Yuan,” “Zhang Yuan,” “Daqian ju shi Zhang Yuan,” each with one seal. SIZE: 16″ Dia CONDITION: Good condition. 9-93245 (500-700) – Lot 4053

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4054

LOOSE PAINTING IN THE MANNER OF ZHANG DAQIAN.

China, ink and color on gilt paper, finely depicting blue and green mountainous landscape with cottages, inscribed, signed “Mojie jing she Yuan at the age eighty-­two,” dated the tenth month of gengshen year, with two seals. SIZE: 15″ x 18″ CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91133 (500-700) – Lot 4054

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4055

THREE PAINTING ITEMS: ONE HANGING SCROLL & TWO LOOSE PAINTINGS.

China, ink and colors on paper, a hanging scroll depicting Li River, in the attributed to Zhang Yuan, inscribed, dated guiyou year, with four seals; a loose painting attributed to Huang Binhong, depicting cottages and mountains, dated jichou year, signed, with one seal; a loose painting attributed to Yuan Songnian, depicting two recluses appreciating moon in front of a pavilion in an evening landscape, inscribed, dated spring of wuzi year, signed “Yuan Songnian,” with two seals. SIZE: 40 ¼” x 20”, 15” x 9” , 38” x 17 ½” CONDITION: All in good condition. 9-93933 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 4055

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4056

THREE CALLIGRAPHY LEAVES.

China, writing in cursive script, signed “Zheng (?),” with two seals; writing in standard script, with a seal “Huang Shen” and one other seal; writing in cursive script with four seals, signed. SIZE: 9 ¼” x 7″, 9 ¾” x 5 ¾”, 12″ x 5″ CONDITION: All three leaves in good condition. 9-91106 (600-800) – Lot 4056

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4057

GROUP OF FIVE LOOSE CALLIGRAPHY.

China, including two loose calligraphy panels and three letters. SIZE: sizes vary CONDITION: Good condition in general, creases. 9-91105 (600-800) – Lot 4057

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4058

FRAMED CALLIGRAPHY.

China, running script, signed “Baochongqi Fan Zeng,” dated bingyin year, with one seal. SIZE: 50 ½” x 24 ¾” fg CONDITION: Good condition. 7-75021-6 (300-500) – Lot 4058

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4059

LOOSE CALLIGRAPHY IN HANDSCROLL FORMAT, ATTRIBUTED TO QI GONG.

Standard script “De Yi Shuang Zhen,” signed “Qi Gong,” with three seals. SIZE: 15 ¼” x 36 ¼” CONDITION: Good condition. 9-93934 (400-600) – Lot 4059

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4060

CALLIGRAPHY ALBUM IN THE MANNER OF PU RU.

China, twenty leaves, each with calligraphic writing in standard script in red grid, signed “Pu Ru,” with seals. SIZE: 12 ½” x 4 ¾” CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91444 (400-600) – Lot 4060

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4061
Revised: 8/21/2014

This is part of the Diplomatic Collection being sold August 22, 2014; Lots 4206-4322.

CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET SIGNED “XU SHICHANG.”.

China, with two seals. SIZE: 50 ¼” x 12″ CONDITION: Extensive foxing. 9-91379 (400-600) – Lot 4061

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4062

LARGE FRAMED PAINTING.

19th century, China. Ink and colors on paper. Scene of a pair of birds in a flowering tree with bamboo. Inscribed “painted in the Sung style, autumn, Hsin Chou year (1851) signed Tzu Yu for Ch’en Pu (1820-1887).” Framed and glazed. SIZE: 56″ l x 22″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74934 (200-300) – Lot 4062

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4063

PAIR OF PAINTINGS.

Late 19th to early 20th century, China. Ink and colors on silk. Landscapes signed with a single seal. Framed and glazed. SIZE: 34-1/2″ h x 11-3/4″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74935 (200-300) – Lot 4063

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4064

FRAMED PAINTING.

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting a scholar in a vast mountainous landscape, signed, with one seal, framed and glazed. SIZE: 18″ x 23 ½” CONDITION: Good. 7-74792 (150-250) – Lot 4064

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4065

TWO FRAMED PAINTINGS.

China, 19th century, ink on silk, each depicting irises, signed “Lanshi,” each with one seal, framed and glazed. SIZE: 9” x 6 ¾” CONDITION: Good condition. 7-75069 (100-150) – Lot 4065

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4066

TWO ALBUM LEAVES ATTRIBUTED TO QIAN XUAN.

China, early 20th century, each album containing twelve leaves with six ink and colors on silk paintings and six accompanying calligraphy, signed “Qian Xuan,” with seals. SIZE: 13 ¼” x 7 ½” CONDITION: Poor condition, surface grime, severe abrasion and loose threads to the silk covers. 9-93940 (800-1,000) – Lot 4066

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4067

TWO COUPLETS.

China. 1) Attributed to Xiao Tiu’an, writing in seal script on red paper, signed “Gao song lao ren Xiao Tiu’an” with one seal. 2) In the manner of Liang Qichao, writing in standard script on gilt paper, signed “Qi Chao”, dated the fourth month of yuchou year. SIZE: 1) 50-1/2″ x 8-1/4″. 2) 39″ x 6″. CONDITION: Good. 9-91140 (400-600) – Lot 4067

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4068

SET OF FOUR HANGING SCROLLS.

China, first half of the 20th Century, red ink painting/rubbing on paper, depicting a Buddhist image on a stand, inscribed, signed “Yao Hua”, dated wuchen year, with seals. SIZE: 25″ x 8″. CONDITION: Poor, surface grime. 9-91465 (700-900) – Lot 4068

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4069

THREE LOOSE PAINTINGS ATTRIBUTED TO LIU DANZHAI (1931-­‐2011).

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting an elegant lady playing harp amidst plantain plants, inscribed, signed, dated jiazi year, with two seals; ink painting of a Luohan; another depicting wisteria, signed “Danzhai,” dedicated to Mr. Aizhen, dated gengshen year, with one seal. SIZE: 31-1/2″ x 19-1/2″,16-1/4″ x 22″ CONDITION: Generally good, one with fold mark and small tear at bottom seam which does not carry into the image. 9-91094 (600-800) – Lot 4069

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4070

HANGING SCROLL IN THE MANNER OF WU CHANGSHUO.

China. Ink and color on gilt paper, depicting lotus flowers, with lengthy inscriptions, dated the ninth month of xinyou year, signed “Anji Wu Changshuo,” with three seals, accompanied with three calligraphic panels on the margin of the mount. SIZE: 57″ x 13″ CONDITION: Creases. 9-91143 (500-700) – Lot 4070

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4071

HANGING SCROLL IN THE MANNER OF XU BEIHONG.

China, mounted fan leaf, ink on gilt paper, splashed ink Li River landscape with cottages, inscribed, signed “Beihong,” dated “the third month of the twenty-­‐sixth year of the Republic period,” with three seals. SIZE: 5″ x 15 ½” CONDITION: Fair condition, both wooden scroll ends are lost. 9-91097 (500-700) – Lot 4071

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4072

TWO HANGING SCROLL IN THE MANNER OF HUANG JUNBI.

China. Ink and colors on silk, depicting a scholar in a verdant landscape with cottages and river, inscribed, dedicated to Mr. Di, signe, dated spring of wuzi year, with one seal; the other with ink on paper, in the manner of Qi Baishi, depicting two crows on plum blossom branches, signed “Baishi shan weng,” with one seal. SIZE: 43″ x 13″, 53 ½” x 13 ½” CONDITION: Good. 9-91128 (500-700) – Lot 4072

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4073

HANGING SCROLL 18TH/19TH CENTURY COPY OF SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY PAINTER LIU SONGNIAN.

China, ink and colors on paper, finely depicting pavilions in a blue and green landscape, inscribed “Second year of Chun Xi,” summer of yiwei year, signed “Liu Songnian.” SIZE: 45 ½” x 19 ¼” CONDITION: Creases, losses, surface grime and repair, minor tear to the mount. 7-74939 (500-700) – Lot 4073

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4074

THREE HANGING SCROLLS.

China, ink on paper, one in the manner of depicting teapot and plum blossoms, inscribed, dated xinyou year, signed “Wu Changshuo,” with two seals; calligraphy scroll, running script, signed “Zheng Chenggong,” with one seal; one in the manner of Zhang Daqian, bird on leafy branches, inscribed, signed “Daqian jushi Yuan,” with three seals. SIZE: 51” x 9 ½”, 50 ¾” x 27”, 39” x 15 ½” CONDITION: Creases. 9-93621-8 (600-800) – Lot 4074

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4075

HANGING SCROLL IN THE MANNER OF HE XIANGNING.

China, ink and colors and gilt on silk, depicting two cockerels on rockery and peony, inscribed, signed “Shenjiang Shuangqing Lou,” with one seal. SIZE: 32” x 13 ¼” CONDITION: Good condition. 9-93621-5 (600-800) – Lot 4075

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4076

THREE HANGING SCROLLS.

China, 20th century. 1) Ink and light colors on paper, depicting two galloping horses, inscribed, dated xinyi year, signed, with four seals. 2) Depicting shrimp group, dated yichou year, signed “Huang Baoshu,” with one seal. 3) Depicting a horse resting under a barren tree, inscribed, dated xinmao year, signed, with one seal. SIZE: 1) 24-1/2″ x 20-3/4″. 2) 27″ x 13-1/4″. 3) 36-1/2″ x 12-1/2″. CONDITION: Good. 7-75160-5 (400-600) – Lot 4076

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4077

TWO HANGING SCROLLS ATTRIBUTED TO CHENG SHIFA.

China. 1) Ink and colors on paper, depicting an elegant lady holding a lotus flower, dated jiazi year, signed “Lu Yanshao,” with two seals. 2) Depicting a monk holding a cane, inscribed, dedicated to Mr. Fengzhu, signed, with two seals. SIZE: 1) 27-1/4″ x 17-1/4″. 2) 26″ x 14-1/4″. CONDITION: 1) Extensive foxing. 2) Water stain. 7-75195-9 (400-600) – Lot 4077

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4078

TWO HANGING SCROLLS.

China, late 19th century. 1) After Lang Shining (Giuseppe Castiglione), ink and colors on paper, depicting horses in various attitudes in a landscape, inscribed, signed “Lang Shining, “ with six seals. 2) Hanging scroll, in the manner of Shanghai School painter Cheng Zhang, ink and colors on paper, finely depicting a tiger, dated gengshen year, signed “Cheng Zhang,” with two seals. SIZE: 1) 51″ x 24-3/4″. 2) 50-1/2″ x 24-3/4″. CONDITION: Surface grime, stains. 9-94422-3 (500-700) – Lot 4078

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4079

HANGING SCROLL & TWO LEAF PAINTINGS.

China, 20th century, ink and colors on paper, depicting a verdant landscape with mountains and pines, inscribed, dated renchen year, signed “Suya,” with one seal; the other by Jin Yongnian, two leaf paintings depicting a bird and loquats branches, respectively, signed “Yongnian,” with one seal “Jin.” Note: Jin Yongnian is Lingnan Scholl painter. Jin Yuxi (Yue-Sai Kan) is his daughter. SIZE: 1) 41-1/4″ x 21″. 2) 11-1/2″ x 14-1/2″. CONDITION: Good. 9-94422-4 (500-700) – Lot 4079

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4080

CARVED INLAID ARMCHAIR.

Late 19th/early 20th century, China. Surface inlaid with mother-of-pearl. Backsplat carved with flowering trees, deer, and a Shou character. SIZE: Seat is 20-1/2″ h. Back is 38-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Loose elements. 9-93502 (700-900) – Lot 4080

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4081

PORCELAIN GARDEN SEAT.

19th century, China. Drum shaped. Famille rose enameled panels with scenes of women. Deep blue ground with stylized lotus scrolling in white. SIZE: 19″ h x 13-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75146 (600-800) – Lot 4081

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4082

ROSEWOOD ALTAR TABLE.

19th century, China. Carved to resemble bamboo, with aprons of grapes and foliage. SIZE: 36″ h x 53″ l x 17″ d. CONDITION: Staining to the top. 9-93498 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 4082

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4083

PAIR OF DRUM STOOLS.

Late 19th/early 20th century, China. Each top inset with marble plaques. SIZE: Each is 20″ h x 18″ dia. CONDITION: Loose elements on both; one marble plaque possible replacement, one break to lattice work on the other stool. 9-93501 (700-900) – Lot 4083

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4084

CARVED ROSEWOOD MARBLE TOP PLANT STAND.

19th century, China. Circular molded top with undulating molded edge centering a rose breschia insert marble top above the pierced foliate carved frieze, raised on four shaped molded and carved legs joined by a medial dish shelf and conforming lower shelf. SIZE: 37″ h x 16″ dia. CONDITION: Table surfaces with original finish, now with dark patina. Structurally intact. Each shelf exhibits shrinkage. Medial shelf in need of cosmetic rejoining. Otherwise good. 9-94031 (800-1,200) – Lot 4084

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4085

ROSEWOOD DISPLAY STAND.

Early 20th century, China. Made in the form of a throne. SIZE: 8-1/4″ w x 4-3/4″ h x 6-3/4″ l. CONDITION: A few cracks and splits. 7-75210 (200-300) – Lot 4085

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4086

MARBLE AND WOOD ROUND STAND.

19th century, China. Rosewood stand in a circular form with cabriole legs and Ju-i aprons and hips. Top inset with a shadow stone panel. SIZE: 7″ h x 11-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Loss to one apron, otherwise very good. 7-74352 (200-300) – Lot 4086

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4087

CARVED ROSEWOOD TABLE.

Mid 19th century, China. Carved as intertwining tendrils with white marble top. SIZE: 30-1/4″ h x 35″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74660 (500-700) – Lot 4087

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4088
Revised: 8/18/2014

The rear leg on armchair has a large chip. The back of the chair is reglued.

HEAVILY CARVED CHINESE EXPORT ARM CHAIR WITH REMOVABLE ROCKERS.

Late 19th century, China, heavily carved with dragons, birds and chrysanthemums. Functions as an arm chair with similarly carved rochers that are easily added and removed. SIZE: 42-1/2″ tall. CONDITION: Minor chips and losses, overall good. 9-94223 (300-500) – Lot 4088

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4089

TWO ORIENTAL STANDS.

First, a Republican lacquered example with abalone inlays and marked “Long Life”. Together with a pierce carved rosewood round example on five legs. SIZE: First: 4-1/2″ h x 15-1/2″ l. Second: 3-1/2″ h. CONDITION: First generally very good. Second with restoration. 9-26235 (200-300) – Lot 4089

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4090

CARVED SANDALWOOD BOX.

19th century, China. Surfaces carved in high relief with ornate scenes of figures in palace gardens. SIZE: 12-1/2″ l x 9″ w x 10-1/4″ h. CONDITION: With light wear and a few cracks, otherwise good. 7-74881 (500-700) – Lot 4090

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4091

MIRROR BOX.

19th century, China. Rosewood inlaid with flowers and butterflies in mother of pearl with brass mounts. SIZE: 12-1/2″ l x 9-1/2″ w x 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Generally good. One hinge needs tightening. 7-70730 (600-800) – Lot 4091

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4092

INLAID ROSEWOOD RECTANGULAR TRAY.

19th to early 20th century, China. Hunt scene inlaid with mother of pearl on rosewood. SIZE: 23-3/4″ l x 14-1/4″ w. CONDITION: Warped with cracks, otherwise fair. 7-74745 (200-300) – Lot 4092

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4093

ROSEWOOD COSMETICS BOX.

18th to 19th century, China. Reeded sides and back. Front set with a dream stone. Interior with two drawers over one. Butterfly shaped paktong mounts. SIZE: 12″ l x 9″ w x 6″ h. CONDITION: Loose elements and light wear and losses. 7-74967 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4093

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4094

GILT BRONZE IMAGE OF QUAN YIN.

18th century, China. Figure of the 11-headed Quan Yin. Gilt bronze with traces of turquoise inlay. SIZE: 6-1/2″ h. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Anthony M. Kurland Jr of Maine. Archaeologist with degree from Yale and PhD from Harvard. CONDITION: Well rubbed surface. 9-93155 (400-600) – Lot 4094

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4095

ARCHAIC SQUARE RITUAL BRONZE.

20th century, China. Square form with decoration of owls and other birds. SIZE: 5-1/2″ h x 6-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Anthony M. Kurland Jr of Maine. Archaeologist with degree from Yale and PhD from Harvard. CONDITION: Paint patinated surface with yellows, blues and magenta. 9-93141 (500-700) – Lot 4095

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4096

ARCHAIC RITUAL FANG TING FORM BRONZE.

18th century or earlier, China. Surface decorated with ridges and taotieh masks. Interior with a single character to offer in archaic script. SIZE: 7″ h x 5-1/4″ w x 4-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Anthony M. Kurland Jr of Maine. Archaeologist with degree from Yale and PhD from Harvard. World Artifacts, Brooklyn, NY stating late Shang, 11th century, B.C. CONDITION: Deep corroded patina. 9-93142 (500-700) – Lot 4096

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4096a

GROUP OF SIX ANCIENT STYLE BRONZES.

19th century or earlier, China. Group includes two swords, two arrowheads, and two mirrors. SIZE: Largest is 16-1/2” l. PROVENANCE: From a private Southern collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91745 (400-600) – Lot 4096a

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4097

BRONZE IMAGE OF QUANYIN.

18th century, China. Depicting a seated figure with an attendant. SIZE: 15-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good with well oxidized and patinated surfaces. 9-91438 (400-600) – Lot 4097

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4098

QUEI ARCHAIC RITUAL BRONZE.

19th century, possibly earlier, China. Bull mask handles. Surface decorated with taotieh masks, bulls heads and dragon scrolling. Inscription on interior. SIZE: 6″ h x 13-1/2″ across handles. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Anthony M. Kurland Jr of Maine. Archaeologist with degree from Yale and PhD from Harvard. CONDITION: Very good with age wear. 9-93146 (700-900) – Lot 4098

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4099

LI FORM ARCHAIC RITUAL BRONZE.

20th century, possibly earlier, China. Decoration of taotieh masks. SIZE: 11″ h x 9-1/2″ dia. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Anthony M. Kurland Jr of Maine. Archaeologist with degree from Yale and PhD from Harvard. CONDITION: Sea green corroded surface. 9-93143 (500-700) – Lot 4099

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4100

GILT BRONZE BUDDHA.

19th century, Sino-Tibetan region. Seated figure on a double lotus throne. SIZE: 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Gilt largely intact. Very good. 7-74714 (400-600) – Lot 4100

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4101

BRONZE CENSER.

19th century, China. Verdigris surface. 6 character Hsuan Te mark on the base. SIZE: 12″ dia x 4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74633 (200-300) – Lot 4101

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4102

TWO BRONZE CENSERS.

18th to 19th century, China. Both with tripod bases. One with a Hsuan Te mark and the other with an honorific mark. SIZE: 6-1/4″ dia and 5-1/4″ dia respectively. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75001 (200-300) – Lot 4102

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4103

BRONZE SUBDUING MARA BUDDHA, RATTANAKOSIN.

Late 19th/Early 20th Century, Thailand. Seated figure of the Buddha in an earth witnessing position seated on an ornate throne. Surface gold and red lacquered and inset with mirrors. Accompanied by Authentication Certificate from FX Asian Art, No. 342T/91, Date 11 Dec. 1991, Bangkok. SIZE: 20-1/2″ h x 16″ w. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Anthony M. Kurland Jr of Maine. Archaeologist with degree from Yale and PhD from Harvard. CONDITION: Minor losses to lacquered surface. 9-93159 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 4103

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4103a

BRONZE BUDDHA.

20th century, Thailand. Bronze seated figure of a Buddha. SIZE: 13” t. PROVENANCE: From a private Southern collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92163 (500-800) – Lot 4103a

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4104

BRONZE CENSER.

18th/19th century, China. Cast in the form of an archaic ritual Ting tripod. Surface engraved with dragons and pearls. Borders of thunder meander and floral scrolling. Feet engraved with acanthus leaves. Verdigris interior with a dark patina. SIZE: 6-1/2″ dia x 8-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74445 (200-400) – Lot 4104

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4105

ARCHAIC STYLE BRONZE RITUAL VESSEL.

19th century, China. Pouring vessel with silver inlay. SIZE: 6-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Old repair to impact fracture on front. 7-74632 (200-300) – Lot 4105

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4106

ARCHAIC STYLE RITUAL BRONZE.

19th century, possibly earlier, China. Rectangular form with three animal form legs. Decoration of archaic scrolling dragons. SIZE: 6-1/2″ h x 5-1/2″ w x 7″ d. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Anthony M. Kurland Jr of Maine. Archaeologist with degree from Yale and PhD from Harvard. CONDITION: Very good with age wear. 9-93145 (700-900) – Lot 4106

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4107

GILT BRONZE BUDDHA.

China. Depicting a seated figure of Mi Lo Fu. SIZE: 10″ h. CONDITION: Significant loss to gilding, otherwise good. 9-91294 (900-1,500) – Lot 4107

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4108

BRONZE BUDDHIST IMAGE.

19th century, Tibet. Bronze Buddhist image of the figure of Yama, having a parcel gilt surface with cold painted details. SIZE: 5″ w x 5″ h. CONDITION: Missing its base. Rubbing to gilt. Loss to drapery. 9-92104 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 4108

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4109

BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BUDDHA.

Perhaps 19th century but probably later, China. SIZE: 8-1/2″ h. CONDITION: With normal and expected wear. 9-94478 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 4109

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4110

SQUARE BRONZE CENSER.

19th century, China. With feet and a Tao Tieh mask handle. Hsuan Te mark on the base. SIZE: 8-1/4″ l x 8-1/4″ w x 3-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74662 (200-300) – Lot 4110

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4111

BRONZE DRUM.

20th century, South East Asia. Surface decorated with geometric motifs. SIZE: 19″ h x 12″ d. CONDITION: Verdigris surfaces with oxidation. 9-94427 (300-500) – Lot 4111

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4112

BRONZE DEVOTIONAL PLAQUE.

19th century or earlier, Nepal. Mohra of a lion. Deep chocolate colored patina with traces of red ochre from puja. SIZE: 13″ l X 10″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75026 (300-500) – Lot 4112

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4113

TWO EARLY MIRRORS.

Lot of two round bronze circular mirrors to include a Han period (2nd century BC to 2nd century AD) TL type mirror and a 19th century Japanese mirror decorated with cranes, tortoises, and pine trees. SIZE: 4-1/8″ dia and 4-7/8″ dia respectively. CONDITION: Very good. 7-70680 (400-600) – Lot 4113

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4114

TWO INLAID BRONZE CENSERS.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Silver and gold decoration of cherry blossoms and seals. SIZE: Each 4-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: One with feet ground down. The second very good. 7-74772 (200-300) – Lot 4114

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4115

BRONZE CENSER IN THE FORM OF AN ELEPHANT.

19th century, Japan. Cold painted surface. In the form of a caparisoned elephant with a little boy. SIZE: 8″ l x 6-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Loss to the boy’s hand and losses to painted surface, otherwise fair. 7-74778 (200-300) – Lot 4115

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4116

FINELY DECORATED KYOTO SHIPPO CLOISONNE BOWL.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Decorated with roundels, flowers, brocade patterns, and auspicious emblems on a black ground. SIZE: 4″ h x 7-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74769 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4116

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4117

PAIR OF SQUARE KU FORM CLOISONNE VASES.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Decoration of birds and flowers within white reserves and on a turquoise ground. Brocade pattern borders. Gilt bronze mounts with edges shaped like bamboo. SIZE: 7-3/4″ l x 6″ w x 6″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74807 (400-600) – Lot 4117

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4118

FINELY CARVED FIRE SCREEN.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. With a central plaque in relief with a foo dog with inlaid glass eyes surrounded by peony flowers. Framed carved and pierced with birds and flowers with fruiting gourd plants. SIZE: 50″ h x 43″ w. CONDITION: Minor loss and cracks. 7-74930 (500-700) – Lot 4118

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4119

BRONZE SCULPTURE OF A GODDESS.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Wearing windswept robes and riding a dragon. SIZE: 22″ h. CONDITION: Loss to the dragon’s whiskers and apparently an object in the deity’s hand. 7-74940 (400-600) – Lot 4119

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4120

FINE BRONZE FIGURE OF A WINDBLOWN FIGURE.

Mei Ji Period 1868-1912, Mai Yako School, Japan. Figure of a gentleman in wind blown robes and hat. Bronze with gilding. With a gold lacquered rosewood stand. SIZE: Figure is 19″ h. With stand is 25″ h. PROVENANCE: Norm Flayderman Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very good with minor rubbing to the gilt. 9-93049 (10,000-20,000) – Lot 4120

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4121

ORANGE PORCELAIN VASE SIGNED SEIFU (Imperial Household Artist).

Early 20th century, Japan. Monochrome glaze. SIZE: 2″ h x 4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75211 (200-300) – Lot 4121

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4122

THREE PIECES OF SATSUMA WARE.

1) Vase with a decoration of wisteria, signed “Bozan”. 2) Covered incense burner decorated with pavilions and landscapes. 3) Foliated form covered box, signed. SIZE: Vase is 9-3/4″ h. PROVENANCE: From a fine private Long Island, NY collection. CONDITION: Repairs to finial of #2 and rim of #3. 9-93380 (400-600) – Lot 4122

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4123

IMARI VASE, SIGNED FUKUGAWA.

Late 19th century, Japan. Decoration of fish and flowers, with a Koransha orchid mark. With stand. SIZE: 9-1/2″ h. PROVENANCE: From a fine private Long Island, NY collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93368 (300-400) – Lot 4123

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4123a

LARGE IMARI PUNCH BOWL.

Late 19th/Early 20th C, Japan. Deep bowl with foliate reserves on a deep indigo ground alternating with exotic birds amongst burnt orange fronds & leaftips. The interior decorated with a central rondel of a floral filled urn beneath a wide band of scrolling vines & exotic birds in shades of indigo & orange. SIZE: 8″ h x 17-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good, wear to gilding on edge. 7-74142 (500-700) – Lot 4123a

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4124

SATSUMA PLATE AND IMARI BOWL.

Late 19th, early 20th century, Japan. Plate polychrome decorated depicting a scene of three Samurai in a dispute. Signed on reverse. Bowl decorated with a garden scene within a broad polychrome and gilt foliate border. SIZE: Plate: 11″ dia. Bowl: 9-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Both structurally very good. Overall wear of gilding to bowl. 9-94242 (200-400) – Lot 4124

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4125

CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASE ATTRIBUTED TO NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Unsigned, silver wire cloisonne with a design of butterflies having deep mauve ground. SIZE: 6″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75062 (300-500) – Lot 4125

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4126

PAIR OF CLOISONNE VASES.

Meiji period, Japan. Decoration of flocks of finches in wisteria with other flowers in silver wire on a midnight blue ground. SIZE: 18″ h. CONDITION: Bases repaired with no loss to enamels. 7-74891 (5,000-7,000) – Lot 4126

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4127

BRONZE STAND.

Meiji Period (1868-1912), Japan. Relief decoration of lotus plants. SIZE: 6″ sq. PROVENANCE: From a fine private Long Island, NY collection. CONDITION: Slight damage to edge of top. 9-93374 (200-400) – Lot 4127

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4128

MIXED METAL VASE.

Early 20th century, Japan. Surface inlaid with shakudo and silver in a pattern of flowers on a cracked ice ground. SIZE: 3-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93569 (700-900) – Lot 4128

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4129

MIXED METAL BOX.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Decorated with two children collecting clam shells. SIZE: 5-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75095 (300-500) – Lot 4129

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4130

DECORATED BRONZE CENSER.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. With birds, autumn trees, pavilions, and the clouded moon in gold shakudo and enamels. Signed on the base. SIZE: 6″ dia x 4-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74971 (6,500-7,500) – Lot 4130

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4131

FINE PAIR OF MIXED METAL VASES.

Meiji Period (1868-1912) Japan. Decoration of cranes and flowering plants with inlay of gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi. Accompanied by stands. SIZE: 12″ h. CONDITION: Very good with fine patina. 9-93969 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 4131

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4132

MASATSUNE KIMURA (1827-1890, Japanese) MIXED METAL STUDY OF A PHEASANT.

Meiji Period (1868-1912), Japan. Finely sculpted and chased pheasant in gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi. Accompanied by fitted hardwood stand. Artist signed on the bird’s stomach within a cartouche on the feathers. SIZE: 35″ l. CONDITION: Very good with original surfaces. 9-93598 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 4132

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4133

LARGER BRONZE SCULPTURE.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Study of a tiger stalking two monkeys hiding beneath a pine tree trunk. With a carved, associated hardwood base. Signed. SIZE: 31-1/4″ l x 13″ w x 16″ h. CONDITION: Minor chips to base, otherwise very good. 7-74887 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 4133

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4134

CARVED BOXWOOD FIGURE.

19th century, Japan. In the form of a dancer holding a fan. SIZE: 8-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Losses to the fan and sleeve and cracks to the body. 7-75013 (200-300) – Lot 4134

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4134a

AHINAGA-JIN CARVED FIGURE.

Late 19th/ early 20th century Japan. Meaning: “long legged country.” A fisherman in Japanese folklore. The carved hardwood figure with articulated tongue depicted standing on rockwork. SIZE: 10-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good with original surfaces. 9-94507 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 4134a

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4135

BRONZE FOO DOG LAMP.

Circa 1880, Japan. Bronze foo dog drilled and mounted as a lamp. SIZE: 18″ l. CONDITION: As noted, good. 7-74800 (300-500) – Lot 4135

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4136

ELEVEN PORCELAIN ARITA WARE PLATES.

Early 20th century, Japan. Glazed porcelain dishes with decoration of fish in underglaze blue and slip. SIZE: 9″ dia. PROVENANCE: Doyle NY sale March 18, 2008 Lot 2341. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93414 (700-900) – Lot 4136

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4137

PORCELAIN ARITA WARE VASE.

19th century, Japan. Underglaze blue decoration of cranes and pine trees. SIZE: 9″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93267 (800-1,200) – Lot 4137

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4138

PAIR OF PORCELAIN NODDERS.

20th century, Japan. Each male and female figure in court attire with nodding heads and hands fitted with counterweights. Each with a maker’s signature on the palm of the hand. Polychrome and gilt decorated overall. SIZE: Tallest: 7-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Good. No imperfections noted. 9-93813 (300-500) – Lot 4138

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4139

FLORAL DECORATED LACQUERED BOX.

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Black ground with maki-e decoration of flowers in various shades of silver and gold. Rectangular form. Inscription on the interior reading: To Mr. Ernest Henderson from Kazuyuki Suzuki written in gold. SIZE: 11-1/4″ l x 9″ w x 4″ h. CONDITION: Crack to one corner, overall wear and toning, generally fair. 7-74774 (200-300) – Lot 4139

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4140

PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE.

20th century, Japan. Blue shading lighter to the neck. Drilled for a lamp. SIZE: 13″ h. CONDITION: Drilled as noted. Otherwise good with light surface soiling. 7-75188 (200-300) – Lot 4140

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4141

CLOISONNE FIGURE OF A DIVINITY.

Early 20th century, China. Seated figure with gilt face and hands. Surfaces decorated with floral scrolling on a turquoise ground. SIZE: 18-1/2″ h x 11-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: From a private Boston, MA collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91451 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4141

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4142

PAIR OF CLOISONNE CENSERS.

19th century, China. With Ju-i shaped handles and animal form feet. Covers pierced and chased with bats, clouds, and shou characters. Reserves of dragons and pearls on a dark blue ground. Other surfaces decorated with lotus scrolls on a turquoise ground. With Ch’ien Lung marks. SIZE: 25″ h x 19″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75015 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 4142

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4143

TING FORM CLOISONNE INCENSE BURNER.

19th century, China. Decoration of Tao Tieh masks on turquoise and blue grounds. 3 gilt rams on the lid. Lion mask feet. Fitted hardwood stand. SIZE: 13″ dia x 11″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74901 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 4143

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4144

PAIR OF LARGE HEXAGONAL FORM CLOISONNE VASES.

19th century, China. With phoenix handles. Decoration of cicada motifs and stylized lotus scrolls on a turquoise ground. With Ch’ien Lung marks. SIZE: 21-1/4″ t. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93620 (5,500-6,500) – Lot 4144

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4145

PAIR OF CLOISONNE CENSERS.

20th century, China. Rectangular form with gilt mounts of repousse and cast bronze in a scrolling lotus pattern with elephant finials. Body decorated with flowering trees and archaic scrolling. Ch’ien Lung marks on base. SIZE: 9-1/4″ l x 8″ w x 14″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75133 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4145

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4146

RECTANGULAR CLOISONNE BOX ON WHEELS.

19th century, China. With a stepped cover and gilt flanged corners. Archaic decoration of kuei dragons, birds, and Tao Tieh masks in dark blue on a turquoise thunder meander ground. Ch’ien Lung mark on the base. SIZE: 11-3/4″ l x 7-3/4″ h x 6-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Damage to one wheel. 7-75129 (800-1,200) – Lot 4146

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4147

PAIR OF BOTTLE FORM CLOISONNE VASES.

20th century, China. Decoration of dragons and formalized lotus scrolling on a turquoise ground. Ch’ien Lung marks engraved on the base. SIZE: 17-1/2″ h x 9-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75132 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4147

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4148

JADE BRACELET.

18th century, China. Black and white jade carving of archaic dragons and scroll work. Comes in an old collector’s box. SIZE: Interior is 3″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74691 (300-500) – Lot 4148

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4149

FOUR BRACELETS.

Lot consists of a Peking glass bracelet, a jade bracelets, and two bakelite bracelets. SIZE: Interior is 2-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74686 (300-500) – Lot 4149

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4150

JADE BRACELET.

19th century, China. Grayish-white stone with areas of brown. Carved in the form of two dragon heads confronting a pearl. SIZE: 2-5/8″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93636 (300-500) – Lot 4150

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4151

AVENTURINE NECKLACE.

Necklace with a 14kt gold clasp. SIZE: 13″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93970 (800-1,200) – Lot 4151

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4152

FOUR PIECES OF JEWELRY.

Includes two early 20th century Chinese works: a silver gilt filigree bracelet with jade and tourmaline and an amber and cloisonne necklace, along with a European coral and pearl bracelet and an amber bead necklace. SIZE: 22″ and 30″ circumference of necklaces. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91258 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4152

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4153

AMBER ROSARY.

China, 19th Century. Pendant carved as three peaches with birds & foliage. Clear honey colored materials having matching beads. SIZE: Pendant is 2-1/2″ x 2″. CONDITION: Very good. 7-70768 (500-700) – Lot 4153

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4154

3 SETS OF GREEN HARDSTONE BEADS.

Two shorter strands, each with a russet colored stone highlight. Longer strand with silk tie flourish. SIZE: 18″ l and 48″ l respectively. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93618 (500-700) – Lot 4154

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4155

TOURMALINE & JADE PENDANT.

19th century, China. Tourmaline carved as a group of melons in a deep pink color with an oblong bright emerald green jadeite bead. SIZE: Tourmaline is 1″ l. CONDITION: Needs remounting. Otherwise very good. 9-93287 (400-600) – Lot 4155

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4156

FOUR JADE BRACELETS IN TWO BOXES.

19th century or earlier, China. Four jade bracelets, one with a surface carved with archaic written characters. SIZE: Interior is 2-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74696 (300-500) – Lot 4156

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4157

PORCELAIN PLAQUE PENDANT.

20th century, China. Famille rose decoration of floral scrolling. SIZE: 2-3/4″ x 2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91434 (300-400) – Lot 4157

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4158

FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN PENDANT.

19th century, China. Foliate form decorated with floral scrolling with inscription in Manchu and Chinese. SIZE: 3″ l x 2-1/4″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91169 (500-700) – Lot 4158

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4159

HORN PENDANT.

19th century, China. Rectangular form carved with zhai jie (abstinence) to one side and manchu characters to the reverse. SIZE: 2-1/2″ x 2″. PROVENANCE: Estate of Mrs. Gloria O’Hara, Vancouver Canada. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91431 (700-1,000) – Lot 4159

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4160

ALOESWOOD JADE & GLASS NECKLACE.

19th Century China. Aloeswood jade and glass, and a died red horn court necklace. SIZE: 26” l. PROVENANCE: From a private California collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91019 (800-1,200) – Lot 4160

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4161

AMBER COURT NECKLACE.

Early 20th century, China. Amber beads with jade, green glass and quartz. SIZE: 60″ circumference. CONDITION: Stones and beads intact. 9-91244 (1,800-2,500) – Lot 4161

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4162

TWO SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE ITEMS.

China. To include a Buddhist rosary of carnelian, lapis lazuli, and jade; together with a pendant with 4 jades. SIZE: Rosary 7″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91170 (1,800-2,500) – Lot 4162

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4163

CHENXIANG COURT NECKLACE.

20th century, China. Aloeswood beads with jade, green glass rutilated quartz. SIZE: 69″ circumference. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91245 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 4163

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4164

TIBETAN TIANZHU DZI BEAD.

Fine barrel form example exhibiting a minimum of 2 “eyes” within scrolling brick colored bands. Inclusions visible within stone. In Tibetan culture these beads, usually the property of Buddhist monks, provide positive spiritual benefit. SIZE: 1-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Structurally very good with nicely polished surfaces. Showing natural pitting. 9-24770 (800-1,200) – Lot 4164

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4165

2 SETS OF BUDDHIST ROSARIES.

20th century, China. Blue sodalite with amber and a red stone. One shorter and one longer one. SIZE: 16″ l and 36″ l respectively. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93619 (400-600) – Lot 4165

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4166

4 BEADED ITEMS.

20th century, China. To include 3 Buddhist rosaries composed of horn, mother of pearl, and glass; together with a faceted rock crystal bracelet. SIZE: Largest 12″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74908 (200-300) – Lot 4166

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4167

BRACELET AND GOLDSTONE BOX.

Hardstone bracelet of yellow and pale green color. Together with a 20th century, China goldstone box has top inlaid with a caparisoned elephant composed of jade and other semi-precious stones. SIZE: 2-1/4″ interior dia & 3-1/2″ sq respectively. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91217 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4167

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4168

TWO PAIRS OF HARDSTONE BANGLES.

To include a pair of pale green translucent and a pair of russet hardstone bangles. Note: Similar lot sold at Christie’s New York March 2014 sale #2830 lot 2364. SIZE: Each about 2-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93627 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4168

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4169

JADEITE COVERED JAR.

19th century, China. Stone of a pale greenish color. Handles with jump rings. SIZE: 4-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Crack to the neck. 9-91242 (700-900) – Lot 4169

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4170

RECTANGULAR FORM CARVED JADE PENDANT.

18th to 19th century, China. Stone of a grey color with brown markings. Surface carved with 3 rams beneath a pine tree and a 4 character seal script cartouche. SIZE: 2″ l x 1-3/8″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74822 (800-1,200) – Lot 4170

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4171

JADE CARVING OF TWO CATS AND A FAN.

19th century, China. White stone with a slight green color. SIZE: 2″ l x 1-1/4″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74762 (200-300) – Lot 4171

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4172

JADE CARVING OF A PAIR OF RAMS WITH THE SUN RISING ABOVE CLOUDS.

18th to 19th century, China. Stone of a celadon color with large areas of russet. With carved, fitted rosewood stand. SIZE: 3″ l x 2-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74805 (700-900) – Lot 4172

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4173

IMPORTANT CARVED JADE WATER BUFFALO.

Possibly 19th century, China. Gray stone with russet markings. Accompanied by finely carved fitted rosewood stand. SIZE: 6-1/4″ l x 4″ w x 3″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91187 (35,000-45,000) – Lot 4173

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4174

WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A LUTE.

18th to 19th century, China. White stone with russet areas. Carving of a lute in a brocade bag with bats and clouds. SIZE: 3-1/2″ l x 2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91188 (4,000-4,500) – Lot 4174

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4175

JADE HANGING VASE.

18th to 19th century, China. Celadon colored stone. Surfaces carved with landscapes and archaic scroll borders, having reign marl or inscription in the decoration. Jade linked handle. SIZE: 8-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Repairs to handle, vase very good. 7-74760 (400-600) – Lot 4175

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4176

FINE JADE MYTHICAL ANIMAL.

18th century, China. Lychee white jade. Carved as a one horned reclining animal with a branch of lingzhi. SIZE: 2-1/2″ l x 1-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74962 (5,000-7,000) – Lot 4176

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4177

CARVED WHITE JADE BOX.

Chen Lung Period (1735-1796), China. Rectangular form carved with various archaic motifs. Highly translucent Li Chi white jade. SIZE: 2″ h x 2-1/4″ w x 3″ d. CONDITION: Very good with expected tiny chips and fissures to the stone due to age. 7-74877 (800-1,200) – Lot 4177

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4178

SQUARE FLAT JADE PENDANT.

19th century, China. Stone of a greyish white color with high translucency. Carved as a section of bamboo with foliage and a four character seal script inscription. SIZE: 2-3/8″ l x 1-3/4″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74816 (8,000-10,000) – Lot 4178

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4179

IMPORTANT JADE CARVING OF A PAIR OF DUCKS.

18th to 19th century, China. Stone of a pale green-white color with high translucency. Nicely carved ducks with millet plants, accompanied by a carved and fitted hardwood stand. SIZE: 3-3/4″ l x 2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91178 (12,000-15,000) – Lot 4179

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4180

JADE COVERED JAR.

20th century, China. Surfaces carved with phoenixes, animal heads, jump rings and archaic scrolling. Cover with large finial comprised of four phoenixes with jump rings. Jade of a deep rich green color. Note: accompanied by GIA certificate indicating the stone to be Nephrite Jade, the stone a translucent dark green color with no indications of impregnation. SIZE: 10″ x 7-1/2″. Total weight: 2210 grams. CONDITION: Very good. 9-94268 (24,000-28,000) – Lot 4180

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4181

JADEITE AND DIAMOND PENDANT.

Early 20th century, China. Bright green Buddha’s hand citron mounted in 14kt white gold and diamonds. Note: accompanied by a GIA certificate describing the jadeite jade as having natural color with no indications of impregnation. SIZE: 1-1/2″ t. CONDITION: Very good with no evidence of color enhancement. 7-70682 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 4181

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4182

14KT GOLD AND CARVED JADE PENDANT.

19th century, China. Pale celadon colored stone. Carved as a section of bamboo with 14kt gold bale. SIZE: 3″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 7-73533 (200-300) – Lot 4182

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4183

IMPORTANT JADE CARVING OF A PAIR OF FOO DOGS.

18th to 19th century, China. Pure white stone. Few russet streaks on both animals. SIZE: 4-1/4″ l x 3″ w. CONDITION: Natural fissure on the leg of the larger animal, otherwise very good. 9-91179 (35,000-40,000) – Lot 4183

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4184

IMPORTANT JADE CARVING OF SHOU LAO.

19th century, China. Stone of a highly translucent grey white color. Scene of Shou Lao with an attendant and a deer. SIZE: 5-1/2″ l x 4″ w. CONDITION: Natural fissures to the stone. Very good. 9-91182 (12,000-18,000) – Lot 4184

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4185

FILIGREE SCEPTER.

Early 20th century, China. Surface mosaic inlay of birds, bats, flowers and Chinese characters in turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli. SIZE: 16″ l. CONDITION: Small cracks in enamel. Otherwise good. 9-93633 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 4185

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4186

ZITAN BRUSH POT.

18th/19th century, China. Finely grained wood, cylindrical form, with reeded top and bottom. SIZE: 9″ h x 9-3/4″ dia. PROVENANCE: From an important American collection. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74878 (8,000-10,000) – Lot 4186

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4187

VERY FINE INKSTONE AND CASE.

18th century, China. Tuan Stone carved as a section of pine; signed to one side. Fine shaped Tzu Tan case. SIZE: 5-1/2″ l x 4″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74972 (8,000-10,000) – Lot 4187

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4188

BAMBOO WRIST REST.

18th to 19th century, China. Surface card with orchid plants. Secret hidden interior panel with a finely carved erotic scene. SIZE: 5-3/4″ l x 2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74973 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4188

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4189

TZU TAN BRUSH POT.

19th century, China. Finely carved in high relief with scholars in a mountain landscape. Signed and with a single seal. SIZE: 6″ h x 5″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74770 (200-300) – Lot 4189

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4190

ALOESWOOD SCEPTER.

19th century, China. Carved as a branch of prunus. Boxed. SIZE: 16″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private San Francisco Collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93600 (15,000-17,000) – Lot 4190

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4191
Revised: 8/21/2014

We do not guarantee this to be antique.

ALOESWOOD BOWL.

19th century, China. Carved in the form of an open magnolia leaf with birds, flowers, fruit and branches. Surface with traces of ink. SIZE: 9-1/4″ x 5″. CONDITION: Surfaces very good. 9-91498 (5,500-6,500) – Lot 4191

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4192

FRAMED THANGKA.

China, 20th century, mineral colors and gilt on heavy silk, depicting seated figure of Guanyin atop lotus throne, accompanied by three smaller Guanyin figures, framed and glazed. SIZE: 50″ x 32″ CONDITION: Surface grime and craquelures. 9-91453 (900-1,200) – Lot 4192

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4193

THANGKA.

20th century, Tibet. Colors and gilt on textile. Figure of the green tara and the lineage figures. Brocade mounts. SIZE: 26″ h x 21-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-70684 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 4193

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4194

THANGKA.

Early 20th century, Tibet. Figure of Amytous with lineage figures. Ink, colors and gilt on heavy cloth. SIZE: 29-1/2″ x 20-1/2″. CONDITION: Some toning and fading overall. Generally good. 9-91425 (9,000-12,000) – Lot 4194

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4195

THANGKA.

Early 20th century, Tibet. Figure of Amida surrounded by lineage figures. Ink colors and gilt on heavy cloth. SIZE: 23″ x 17″. CONDITION: Wear and fading. Generally good. 9-91426 (22,000-25,000) – Lot 4195

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4196

THANGKA.

Early 20th century, Tibet. Figure of Yama surrounded by lineage figures. Ink and colors on heavy cloth. SIZE: 31″ x 22″. CONDITION: Fading and wear throughout. Fair to good. 9-91424 (9,000-12,000) – Lot 4196

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4197

CELADON VASE.

Yung Cheng mark and possibly of the Period, China. Animal form handles with ribbed body, and bow string marks at neck and foot. Celadon glazed. SIZE: 11″ h. CONDITION: Rim fritting at the mouth. 9-91267 (600-800) – Lot 4197

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4198

PORCELAIN JAR.

18th/19th century, China. Underglaze blue Ming style “heaped and piled” decoration of floral scrolling. SIZE: 7-3/4″ h x 10-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good, with surface abrasions to shoulder commensurate with age. 7-70507 (300-500) – Lot 4198

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4199

PORCELAIN VASE.

18th/19th century, China. Bottle form K’o Yao. Pale celadon color with pronounced “crab-claw” crackle. Base with 5 spur marks. SIZE: 9-1/2″ dia x 12-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91278 (600-800) – Lot 4199

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4200

LAPIS LAZULI GLAZED PORCELAIN BOWL.

19th century, China. Conical form decorated with slip dragons with pearls. Four character mark on the base, Guang Xu mark. SIZE: 7-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74766 (600-800) – Lot 4200

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4201

PORCELAIN CELADON MOON JAR VASE.

19th century, China. Pale celadon glaze. 6 character Ch’ien Lung seal mark in underglaze blue on the base. SIZE: 8″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74719 (200-300) – Lot 4201

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4202

LUNG CHUAN VASE.

Ming Period (1368-1644), China. Flaring mouth with a wide body with a sea green celadon glaze. With bowstring marks. Labeled “Yamanaka 1965 Kyoto”. SIZE: 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: With normal and expected craquelure. 9-91228 (700-900) – Lot 4202

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4203

KUAN WARE VASE.

18th century possibly earlier, China. Hexagonal double gourd form with a thick gray glaze. Labeled “S. Hayashi 1963 Kyoto”. SIZE: 5-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Chips to the mouth. Otherwise good. 9-91229 (600-800) – Lot 4203

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4204

TZU CHOU STONEWARE BASIN.

Ming period (1368-1644), China. Decoration of lotus flowers in black on a cream colored ground. SIZE: 16-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74596 (600-800) – Lot 4204

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4205

STONEWARE PLANTER.

Ming Period, China. Chun ware. Foliate lobated form with jui-i feet. Deep lavender glaze with earthworm marks. Turquoise interior. Brown slip glazed foot. Chinese number 2 on the base. SIZE: 9″ d. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75150 (80,000-120,000) – Lot 4205

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4206
Lots 4206 thru 4322: The Estate Collection from a Renowned Taiwan Diplomatic Family – Collection of Cai Wanjun (? – 2011), Xu Shaochang (1913 – 1999), and Ye Gongchao (1904 – 1981) – Click here to view the Estate Collection from a Renowned Taiwan Diplomatic Family Introduction


CARVED BOXWOOD FIGURE.

China. Standing figure of Guanyin holding a fly whisk and a rosary together with a square rosewood stand. SIZE: Figure: 16″ h. CONDITION: Very good with fine patina. 9-91346 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4206

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4207
Revised: 8/5/2014

This is not part of the Diplomatic Collection.

TABLE SCREEN.

20th century, China. White glass panel decorated with the 3 gods of luck. Carved and pieced black wood frame. SIZE: 8-1/2″ h x 12-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74986 (200-300) – Lot 4207

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4208

TZU TAN CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Standing figure of a Luohan holding a fly whisk and a double gourd. SIZE: 13″ h. CONDITION: Minor flecks on edge of base, otherwise very good. 9-93648 (500-700) – Lot 4208

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4209

UNUSUAL PORCELAIN SCHOLAR’S ROCK.

Late 18th/19th century, China. The unusual scholar’s rock with black surfaces mimicking pumice or lava rock. Impressed mark on side of rock “Qianlong Zhencang”. Fitted to a modern hardwood stand. SIZE: Rock: 16″ h. Overall: 18″ h. CONDITION: Scholar’s rock with minor flecks, otherwise very good. 9-91357 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 4209

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4210

CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET.

China, Early 20th century, running script on paper, signed “Zhang Zhidong,” with two seals. SIZE: 52 ¼” x 11 ¾”. CONDITION: Surface grime. 9-91314 (400-600) – Lot 4210

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4211

CALLIGRAPHY SCROLL BY YU YOUREN (1879-1964).

China, writing in running script, on the occasion of celebration human landing on the Moon, signed “Yu Youren,” with one seal SIZE: 42” x 12-3/4”. CONDITION: Creases. 9-91378 (500-700) – Lot 4211

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4212

LARGE CALLIGRAPHY HANDSCROLL.

China, Qing Dynasty, cursive script on paper, “hui hao luo zhi ru yun yan” (brushstrokes flying on the paper as cloud and mist), signed “Liao Ronglun,” with two seals. SIZE: 36” x 64” CONDITION: Poor condition, surface abrasion, stains. 9-91372 (800-1,000) – Lot 4212

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4213

FRAMED CALLIGRAPHY BY YE GONGCHAO (1904-1981).

China, running script on paper, dedicated to the occasion of the success event of Apollo 11 landing first humans on the Moon in 1969, signed “Gongchao,” with two seals, framed and glazed. CONDITION: Extensive foxing, loss to the mount. 9-91307 (700-900) – Lot 4213

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4214

SET OF FOUR ALBUM LEAVES BY HUANG JUNBI (1898-1991).

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting mountainous landscapes of four season, inscribed, signed “Huang Junbi” with three seals, each painting accompanied by a calligraphy panel to the top by Huang Junbi, with seals, dated dingmao year. SIZE: Calligraphy: 9-3/4″ x 13-3/4″. Paintings: 15″ x 13-1/4″. CONDITION: Good. 9-91308 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 4214

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4215

ALBUM LEAVES WITH WOOD COVER.

China, 19th century, after Ming Dynasty artist Li Bin, eleven leaves in total, five ink and light color on paper paintings of landscape, each accompanied by calligraphic inscription in cursive script signed “Wu Qiao” or “Huang Shiyizi,” one wintry painting on its own, each painting inscribed, with seals “Li” and “Bin.” SIZE: 9 ¼” x 11 ¼”. CONDITION: Stain, surface grime and abrasion; album needs to be reattached. 9-91313 (800-1,200) – Lot 4215

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4216

LOOSE PAINTED LEAVES POSSIBLY BY ZHANG DAQIAN.

China, ink and light colors on silk, eight leaves, each depicting a scholar in various attitudes, signed “Daqian Zhang Yuan,” with seals, accompanied by a loose letter in cursive script, signed “Lin Yutang in spring of wushen year.” SIZE: 9 ½” x 5 ½”, 9 ½” x 5 ½” CONDITION: Poor condition, extensive water stain, surface grime, tears foxing, and minor burnt mark, minor loss. 9-91371 (800-1,200) – Lot 4216

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4217

TWO BOOKS.

Title slip inscribed History of Revolutionary Party of Shandong Province (Shandong Gemingdang Shi Gao), signed “Yu Youren,” one with one seal. SIZE: 11 ¾” x 8 ¼” CONDITION: Fair condition, minor loss. 9-91380 (400-600) – Lot 4217

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4218

SOAPSTONE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Yellow stone finely carved with dragons, pearls and clouds. Accompanied by a carved, fitted hardwood stand. SIZE: 6-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91359 (700-900) – Lot 4218

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4219

SOAPSTONE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Translucent yellow stone with a seated figure of a Buddhist saint. Accompanied by stand. SIZE: 2-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91341 (700-900) – Lot 4219

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4220

SOAPSTONE CARVING.

19th century, China. Stone of a yellow color with a scene of three figures. Accompanied by stand. SIZE: 2-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Minor loss to top knot of one of the standing figures. Otherwise good. 9-91343 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4220

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4221

CARVED SOAPSTONE PAPERWEIGHT OF SCHOLAR.

Early 20th century, China. Carved in relief on both sides in a continuous fashion with scholar in a boat viewing a landscape with an inscription “Chun Jiang Fan Zhou” (boating in a spring river) and dated winter of dinghai year, with one seal. SIZE: 3″ x 2-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91326 (700-900) – Lot 4221

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4222

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Natural pebble form. Seal intact. SIZE: 2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91408 (300-400) – Lot 4222

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4223

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Tien Huang shih. Foo dog finial. Seal intact. SIZE: 2″ h. CONDITION: Good. 9-91416 (300-400) – Lot 4223

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4224

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Tien Huang shih. Foo dog finial. Seal intact. SIZE: 2-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Good. 9-91415 (300-400) – Lot 4224

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4225

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Stone of a rose-gray color with foo dog finial. Seal intact. SIZE: 2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91418 (300-400) – Lot 4225

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4226

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Wax colored stone with foo dog finial. Seal intact. SIZE: 2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91422 (300-500) – Lot 4226

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4227

TWO SOAPSTONE SEALS.

Early to mid 20th century, China. One with a cat and kitten finial, the other with a foo dog finial. Seal impressions intact. SIZE: 4″ h and 2″ h. CONDITION: Good. 9-91483 (400-600) – Lot 4227

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4228

TWO SOAPSTONE SEALS.

Both have a butterscotch yellow color. SIZE: Largest is 2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. Seals intact. 9-91412 (400-600) – Lot 4228

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4229

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Natural pebble form. Seal intact. SIZE: 2″ l. CONDITION: Good. 9-91484 (400-600) – Lot 4229

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4230

TWO CHICKEN BLOODSTONE SEALS.

One with squared corners, and one rounded. SIZE: Each approx. 2-1/2″ l. CONDITION: One with seal intact. 9-91404 (400-600) – Lot 4230

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4231

TWO SOAPSTONE SEALS.

Both have a butterscotch color. SIZE: Each is 1-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good.Seal impressions intact. 9-91411 (400-600) – Lot 4231

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4232

TIEN HUANG SOAPSTONE SEAL.

19th/20th century, China. Tien Huang. Engraved and signed “Bannong” on the side. Mythical animal finial. SIZE: 2″ sq. CONDITION: Seal intact. 9-91403 (400-600) – Lot 4232

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4233

TWO SEALS.

Early 20th century, China. Tien Huang Shih. Both with foo dog finials. Seals intact. SIZE: 1-1/2″ h and 1″ h. CONDITION: One with chip to seal at corner. The second good. 9-91485 (600-800) – Lot 4233

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4234

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Surface carved with dragons and swirling clouds. Seal intact. SIZE: 2″ x 2″. CONDITION: Good. 9-91327 (600-800) – Lot 4234

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4235

TIEN HUANG SHIH SEAL.

Dated to the Guangxu Reign. Seal of rectangular form. Seal intact. SIZE: 2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91407 (400-600) – Lot 4235

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4236

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Butterscotch colored stone with foo dog finial. Seal intact. SIZE: 2-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Good. 9-91322 (600-800) – Lot 4236

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4237

TWO SOAPSTONE SEALS.

Early 20th century, China. Rose-gray color. One with a foo dog finial and intact seal. The other with an immortal under a pine tree. SIZE: 2-1/4″ h and 2-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Good. 9-91417 (600-800) – Lot 4237

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4238

TWO SOAPSTONE SEALS.

Early 20th century, China. Both with mythical animal finials. Seals intact. SIZE: Approx. 1″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91406 (700-900) – Lot 4238

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4239

TIEN HUANG SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Top with a pair of foo dog, one side signed “Chen Zifen.” SIZE: 1-1/2″ sq. CONDITION: Very good. Seal impression intact. 9-91321 (700-900) – Lot 4239

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4240

TWO SOAPSTONE SEALS.

Early 20th century, China. Tien Huang Shih. Both with foo dog finials. One with intact seal. SIZE: 1-3/4″ h and 2-1/4″ h. CONDITION: One with chip to seal base corner, otherwise good. 9-91402 (700-900) – Lot 4240

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4241

TWO SOAPSTONE SEALS.

Early 20th century, China. First being a Tien Huang Shih seal with dragons and clouds (seal intact). Together with another yellow soapstone seal with a Buddha finial in box. SIZE: 2-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Generally good. 9-91413 (800-1,200) – Lot 4241

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4242

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Seal with foo dog finial. Seal intact. SIZE: 3-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91410 (250-350) – Lot 4242

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4243

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Yellow stone, natural pebble form. Seal intact. SIZE: 2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91405 (250-350) – Lot 4243

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4244

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Chicken blood stone carved with figures in a landscape. Signed “Shiqing”. No seal. SIZE: 2-1/4″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91420 (300-400) – Lot 4244

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4245

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Red and gray stone carved with bats, clouds and flowering trees. No seal impression. SIZE: 4-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Good. 9-91421 (300-400) – Lot 4245

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4246

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

19th, early 20th century, China. Tien Huang shih. Finely carved phoenix finial. Seal intact. SIZE: 1-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91419 (300-400) – Lot 4246

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4247

SOAPSTONE SEAL OF TIEN HUANG.

Early 20th century, China. Finial of a mythical tortoise, one side engraved with characters “dingsi dong shiyue Leng jun” (Mr. Leng in the tenth month of the winter of dingsi year), the bottom seal surface carved with characters “Ceng jing wo yan ji wo you” (veni , vidi, vici), together with box. SIZE: 1-3/4″ sq. CONDITION: Very good, seal impression intact and complete. 9-91320 (800-1,000) – Lot 4247

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4248

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

19th/early 20th century, China. Tien Huang shih. Surface carved in low relief with archaic dragons, one side engraved with characters “(?) Yuan ren yi xian zuan long shi” (stone carved in the dragon of Yuan dynasty style). The bottom carved with characters “Jia zai chun shan zhi lu” (home is in the woods in spring mountains). SIZE: 2-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Good. 9-91318 (800-1,000) – Lot 4248

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4249

SOAPSTONE SEAL.

Early 20th century, China. Butterscotch colored stone with mythical animal finial, signed to one side “Shixiong.” The bottom carved with characters “jia zhu da jiang nan bei” (home is one both sides of the Yangtze River). SIZE: 1-3/4″ l. CONDITION: Good. 9-91317 (600-800) – Lot 4249

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4250

STONEWARE EWER.

First half of the 20th century, China. Yaozhou-type ware with a dark green celadon glaze. Accompanied by hardwood base. SIZE: 6-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91488 (500-700) – Lot 4250

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4251

TWO STONEWARE VESSELS.

20th century, China. Comprised of a Jun ewer in robin’s egg blue drip glaze with indigo splash. Together with a Longquan celadon glaze three legged censer. SIZE: Ewer: 5-1/2″ h. Censer: 4-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Both structurally very good. Ewer with minor chips to glaze. 9-93651 (400-600) – Lot 4251

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4252

TWO YI HSING WARE TEAPOTS.

19th century, China. Include a teapot with a marbleized body and cover and an octagonal teapot with a reticulated body. Both signed. SIZE: 9″ and 8″ across, respectively. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93650 (700-900) – Lot 4252

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4253

YI HSING TEAPOT.

Early 20th century, China. Of globular form engraved with calligraphy on both sides, dedicated to the sixth meeting of the national banks. Signed “Gu Jingzhou” on the bottom. SIZE: 7″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93649 (400-600) – Lot 4253

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4254

THREE PIECES OF STONEWARE.

Early 20th century, China. All with celadon glazes. Includes a pair of Yue-type boxes in the shape of mandarin ducks and a Qingbai figure of Guanyin. SIZE: Largest: 5-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91358 (700-900) – Lot 4254

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4255

ZISHA VASE.

Early 20th century, China. With decoration of birds and flowers in yellow slip. Accompanied by a hardwood stand. SIZE: 11-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91390 (400-600) – Lot 4255

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4256

FRAMED PAINTING BY HUANG JUNBI (1898-1991).

China, ink and light colors on paper, depicting misty mountainous landscape, inscribed, dated wushen year, signed “Huang Junbi in Baiyun Pavilion, with three seals, framed and glazed. CONDITION: Good, some stain. 9-91306 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 4256

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4257

FRAMED PAINTING BY HUANG JUNBI (1898-1991).

China, ink on paper, finely depicting plum blossoms, signed “Huang Junbi,” with one seal, framed and glazed. CONDITION: Extensive foxing. 9-91310 (700-900) – Lot 4257

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4258

LOOSE PAINTING ATTRIBUTED TO ZHANG DAQIAN (1899–1983).

China. Ink and colors on paper, finely depicting still life with Chinese cabbages, radishes, and mushrooms, inscribed, dated spring of gengshen year, signed “Old man Yuan,” with four seals. NOTE: Similar work mounted in hanging scroll format can be found in the exhibition “Straddling East and West: Lin Yutang, A Modern Literatus” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A similar painting of slightly larger size sold at Bonhoms Hong Kong Lot 1286 May 25th 2014 Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy auction. SIZE: 13″ x 25″. PROVENANCE: From a private collection of a prominent Taiwan diplomatic family. CONDITION: Creases, mounted in handscroll format. 9-91386 (2,500-3,500) – Lot 4258

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4259

LARGE LOOSE PAINTING IN HORIZONTAL FORMAT ATTRIBUTED TO HUANG JUNBI (1898-1991).

China, ink and colors on paper, finely depicting waterfall, mountains and river, inscribed, dated summer of xinyou year, signed “Baiyuntang basi sou Huang Junbi,” with three seals. SIZE: 28” x 54” CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91383 (1,500-1,800) – Lot 4259

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4260

LOOSE PAINTING IN HANGING SCROLL FORMAT CHEN YUNREN.

China, ink and light colors on paper, depicting five chicken and willow branches, dedicated to Xu Shaochang, signed “Yunren,” with one seal. SIZE: 36” x 14 ½” CONDITION: Good condition, some foxing and stain. 9-91477 (400-600) – Lot 4260

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4261

EARLY 20TH CENTURY LOOSE PAINTING AFTER WU GUXIANG.

China, ink and colors on silk, depicting scholars in a cottage in a landscape, inscribed, signed “Wu Guxiang,” with one seal. SIZE: 11” x 16” CONDITION: Good condition, minor stain. 9-91385 (500-700) – Lot 4261

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4262

LARGE LOOSE PAINTING IN HORIZONTAL FORMAT ATTRIBUTED TO HUANG JUNBI (1898-1991).

China, ink and colors on paper, finely depicting a lone recluse boating in a river and mountain scene, inscribed, dated summer of renxu year, signed “Baiyun Tang bashiwu sou Huang Junbi,” with two seals. SIZE: 28” x 54” CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91382 (1,500-1,800) – Lot 4262

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4263

WHITE BRASS BOX.

Early 20th century, China. Rectangular form. Surface engraved with bamboo and calligraphy. Signed on bottom “(Chen) Yinsheng.” SIZE: 4-3/4″ l x 3″ w. CONDITION: Good. 9-91356 (800-1,000) – Lot 4263

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4264

HARDWOOD BOX.

First half of the 20th century, China. Rectangular form. Surfaces carved with dragons and waves and wan meanders. SIZE: 11-1/2″ x 6-1/2″ x 3″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91367 (700-900) – Lot 4264

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4265

WHITE BRASS BOX.

Early 20th century, China. Square form. Surface engraved with a long poem. Signed “(Chen) Yinsheng” and dated winter of gengchen year. Hallmark “Jinping” on the bottom. SIZE: 3-3/4″ x 3-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91360 (800-1,000) – Lot 4265

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4266

BRASS WRIST REST.

Early 20th century, China. Surface engraved with a flowering prunus branch and calligraphy, signed “Fan Fu.” SIZE: 8-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Normal wear and surface blemishes. Good. 9-91355 (700-900) – Lot 4266

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4267

GROUP OF THREE WRIST RESTS.

Early 20th century, China. Hardwood and bamboo. Pair decorated with clerical script and a single piece decorated with a sage and attendant. SIZE: Each approximately 9″ l. CONDITION: Natural flaws to one, otherwise very good. 9-91353 (800-1,000) – Lot 4267

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4268

PAIR OF BRONZE CENSERS.

Early 20th century, China. Each depicting Laozi leaving his cavern on a water buffalo to practice Taoism, with splash decoration and fitted with a rosewood stand. SIZE: 5-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91309 (300-500) – Lot 4268

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4269

BRONZE CENSER.

Early 20th century, China. Sun spot type with gold splashes. Hsuan Te seal mark on the base. SIZE: 5″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91351 (500-700) – Lot 4269

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4270

BRONZE CENSER.

Early 20th century, China. With ribbed body. Four-character hallmark “Xing su ji zhi” on the base. SIZE: 9-1/2″ x 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Light surface scratches and abrasions. 9-91347 (500-700) – Lot 4270

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4271

BRONZE CENSER.

Early 20th century, China. With “heaven soaring” handles, on a bronze stand. Four-character hallmark “Qianqing gong zhi” on the base. SIZE: 6-1/4″ across handles. CONDITION: Old patina. Very good. 9-91349 (600-800) – Lot 4271

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4272

BRONZE CENSER.

Early 20th century, China. With animal mask handles. Three-character mark on the base. SIZE: 7-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Light surface abrasion, otherwise good. 9-91348 (600-800) – Lot 4272

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4273

BRONZE CENSER.

Late 19th, early 20th century, China. Censer with gold splash decoration, the handles of the busts of mythical beasts. Seal mark on base. SIZE: 4-1/4″ h x 7″ dia. CONDITION: Very good with light surface soiling. 9-91350 (600-800) – Lot 4273

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4274

TWO BAMBOO BRUSH POTS.

19th century, China. The first finely carved with figures in a landscape, together with a smaller brush pot decorated with calligraphy. SIZE: 6″ h and 4-1/2″ h. CONDITION: One with a hole in the base. The second with a vertical crack. 9-91389 (700-900) – Lot 4274

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4275

ZITAN BRUSH POT.

Early 20th century, China. Carved as an open magnolia flower with relief decoration of lotus plants. SIZE: 5-1/2″ dia x 6-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Small vertical shrinkage cracks, otherwise good. 9-91345 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 4275

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4276

CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH POT.

19th/20th century, China. Sages in a bamboo grove. Signed on the side “Chen Muqing”. SIZE: 9-1/2″ h x 9″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91370 (2,500-3,500) – Lot 4276

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4277

BAMBOO BRUSH POT.

19th century, China. Scene of two figures carved in high relief in a pine grove. SIZE: 5-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91362 (700-900) – Lot 4277

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4278

GROUP OF 5 BRUSH POTS.

19th-20th century, China. Two of hard wood and three of bamboo. SIZE: Largest: 7-1/4″ dia x 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good with nicely polished and patinated surfaces. 9-91364 (600-800) – Lot 4278

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4279

HANGING SCROLL BY LIU GUANGCHENG (1891-1975).

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting a recluse riding a donkey in a mountainous landscape with pavilions and pines, dated winter of xinsi year, signed “Liu Guangcheng,” with two seals. SIZE: 26-1/4″ x 14-1/2″. CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91376 (400-600) – Lot 4279

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4280

HANGING SCROLL IN THE MANNER OF GAO JIANFU.

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting two cormorant in a pond next to maple tree, dedicated to Mr. Shuofu, signed “Jianfu,” with one seal. SIZE: 50 ½” x 12″ CONDITION: Creases, surface grime, stain to the border. 9-91373 (700-900) – Lot 4280

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4281

HANGING SCROLL BY WANG TINGJUE (1884-1958).

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting chrysanthemum, pine and rockery, with lengthy inscription, signed “Canglang waishi,” with two seals. SIZE: 54 ¼” x 13” CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91375 (400-600) – Lot 4281

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4282

SET OF FOUR HANGING SCROLLS BY LU DI’E.

China, early 20th century, ink on paper, depicting pine, iris, bamboo, inscribed, dedicated to Mr. Zhongqing, dated summer of yiyou year, signed and with seals. SIZE: 59” x 14” each. CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91381 (700-900) – Lot 4282

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4283

CLOISONNE WATER COUPE.

Early 20th century, China. Of peach form with foliage. Surface decorated with mille-fleur and bats. SIZE: 6″ x 5″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91363 (600-800) – Lot 4283

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4284

CLOISONNE SCEPTER.

Late 19th Century, China Surface decorated with auspicious emblems on a dark blue ground. SIZE: 14-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91354 (800-1,200) – Lot 4284

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4285

CLOISONNE MODEL OF BIRD CAGE.

Early 20th century, China. Cloisonne and gilt bronze decoration of dragons and flowers on a turquoise ground. SIZE: 16-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91368 (1,000-1,800) – Lot 4285

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4286

TWO JADE CARVINGS.

Early 20th century, China. Includes a Ming style plaque with a shou character and a plaque with an immortal and poetry. SIZE: Largest: 3-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91392 (600-800) – Lot 4286

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4287
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JADE HAIR ORNAMENT.

Early 20th century, China. Stone of a yellow green celadon color. SIZE: 3-1/4″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91329 (600-800) – Lot 4287

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4288

JADE WATER COUPE.

Late 19th century, China. Grey-white colored stone with russet areas. Carved as a pair of Buddha’s hand citrons. SIZE: 5″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91365 (800-1,200) – Lot 4288

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4289

JADE FINIAL.

Early 20th century, China. Gray stone with black markings carved and pierced with deer and foliage. SIZE: 1″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91323 (700-900) – Lot 4289

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4290

PAIR OF JADE WRIST RESTS.

Early 20th century, Carving of a mountain landscape with bamboo on the exterior. Accompanied by fitted stands. SIZE: 11-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91339 (800-1,000) – Lot 4290

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4291

JADE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Grey-white stone. Study of a crab. SIZE: 6-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91328 (800-1,200) – Lot 4291

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4292

PORCELAIN VASE.

First half of 20th century, China. Bottle form vase with relief decoration of a dragon. Surfaces enhanced with underglaze red and blue. Six-character Yongzheng mark on the base. SIZE: 24″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91369 (800-1,200) – Lot 4292

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4294

PAIR OF PORCELAIN VASES.

Early 20th century, China. Square form with famille rose historical scenes. Signed with a company name. SIZE: 15-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91337 (700-900) – Lot 4294

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4295

SMALL PORCELAIN BOWL.

Early 20th century, China. Flared form with a scalloped edge. Underglaze blue decoration of the eight precious items and lotus scrolling. Yongzheng mark on the base. SIZE: 4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91395 (500-700) – Lot 4295

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4296

TWO PIECES OF CELADON WARE.

20th century, China. Yue-type. Includes a beaker shaped vase and a covered box engraved with flowers. SIZE: 7-1/2″ h and 5-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91361 (600-800) – Lot 4296

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4297

CELADON SHALLOW BOWL.

Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), China. Longquan Ware. Bowl of a deep sea green color with vertically ribbed interior around a central reserve of flowers. SIZE: 12″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91401 (500-700) – Lot 4297

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4298

PORCELAIN SAUCER DISH.

Early 20th century, China. Underglaze blue decoration of stylized phoenixes and clouds. Tao Kuang mark on base. SIZE: 10-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91336 (400-600) – Lot 4298

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4299

PORCELAIN BOWL.

Early 20th century, China. Early Ming style decoration of phoenixes and stylized lotus scrolling. SIZE: 8-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91396 (600-800) – Lot 4299

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4300

TOU TSAI PORCELAIN BOWL.

Ch’ien Lung mark and possibly of the period, China. Decoration of floral bouquets. SIZE: 6″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91487 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4300

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4301

PAIR OF PORCELAIN BOWLS.

First half of the 20th century, China. Famille rose decoration of peaches and bats with Yongzheng mark on the base. SIZE: 6″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91366 (700-900) – Lot 4301

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4302

TWO PAINTINGS BY YE GONGCHAO (1904-1981).

China, ink on paper, one depicting bamboo, the other irises, each dated wuxu year (1958), dedicated to Wanjun, signed “Gongchao,” with three and two seals, respectively. SIZE: 23-1/2″ x 11″. CONDITION: Good. 9-91305 (600-800) – Lot 4302

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4303

HANGING SCROLL, CHINA, IN THE MANNER OF QI BAISHI.

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting still life of Chinese cabbages, radishes, butterfly and grasshopper, inscribed, signed “Baishi,” with four seals. SIZE: 41 ½” x 13 ¼” CONDITION: Water stain. 9-91374 (800-1,200) – Lot 4303

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4304

HANDSCROLL LATE 19TH CENTURY COPY OF ZHU XI.

China, calligraphy in running script on paper; frontispiece, “Kaoting Xiansheng Mo Miao (Mr. Kaoting’s ink splendor)” signed “Wu Rong Guang,” dated bingshen year in Daoguang period, with one seal. SIZE: 14” x 124”, 14” x 33” wood box CONDITION: Minor losses, foxing, surface grime, stain. 9-91311 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 4304

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4305

HANGING SCROLL ATTRIBUTED TO ZHANG DAQIAN (1899 – 1983).

China. Ink and colors on paper, finely depicting in splashed ink and color with a scholar walking with a cane in a blue and green landscape, with lengthy inscriptions, dated autumn of renxu year, signed “Yuan at the age of eighty-­four,” with five seals, title slip signed “Huang Miaozi.” SIZE: 40″ x 18″ PROVENANCE: From a private collection of a prominent Taiwan diplomatic family. CONDITION: Good. 9-91304 (20,000-30,000) – Lot 4305

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4306

TWO LOOSE PAINTINGS YE GONG CHAO (1904-1981) & Wu Zishen (1893-1972).

China, one with ink and colors on paper, depicting iris and rockery, dated summer of bingchen year, signed “Ye Gongchao”; the other with ink on paper, depicting bamboo, plum blossoms and rockery, inscribed, dated jiachen year, signed “Zishen,” with two seals. SIZE: 17 ¼” x 25 ½”, 13 ¼” x 19 ½” CONDITION: First: foxing and minor stain; second: surface grime. 9-91384 (700-900) – Lot 4306

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4307

CARNELIAN CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Study of flowers and clam shells. Accompanied by hardwood stand. SIZE: 5-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Small loss to petals. 9-91340 (600-800) – Lot 4307

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4308

JADE CARVING.

Late 19th/Early 20th century, China. Yellow-green stone carving of a small boy holding a branch of lingzhi. Accompanied by stand. SIZE: 5″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91331 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 4308

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4309

JADEITE PAIR OF EARRINGS.

Highly translucent emerald green jade set in white gold with diamonds. Note: Accompanied by GIA certificate stating that the carved stones are of natural color with no indication of impreganation. SIZE: 20.95 x 20.85 mm to 20.45 x 20.15 mm. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91400 (7,000-9,000) – Lot 4309

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4310

JADEITE PENDANT AND PAIR OF EARRINGS.

Carving of leaves in highly translucent emerald green jade set in white gold with diamonds. Note: Accompanied by GIA certificate stating that the stones are jadeite jade with natural color and no indications of impregnation. SIZE: Pendant: 44.30 x 24.45 mm. Earrings: approx 24 x 12.41 mm. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91399 (12,000-18,000) – Lot 4310

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4311

14 KARAT GOLD OMEGA LADY’S WATCH.

Having 17 jeweled stem wind movement, the case and mesh band marked “14k Gold” fitted with four small simulated diamonds on each side of the face. Currently housed in a red leather case. SIZE: Total length 6-1/4″. Total weight with movement removed, 14 grams. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91478 (600-900) – Lot 4311

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4312

JADE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Gray stone with russet markings. Study of 2 foo dogs. SIZE: 2-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91330 (600-800) – Lot 4312

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4313

JADE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Gray-green stone carving of a branch of lingzhi. Accompanied by hardwood fitted stand. SIZE: 4-3/4″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91398 (600-800) – Lot 4313

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4313a

HARDWOOD SCEPTER.

Early 20th century, China. Hardwood scepter with jui-i finial. SIZE: 12-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91387 (500-700) – Lot 4313a

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4314

JADE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Pale green celadon stone with carving of a Lung Ma dragon horse. Accompanied by fitted stand. SIZE: 6″ h x 5″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91344 (500-700) – Lot 4314

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4315

JADE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Gray-white stone with the seated figure of the goddess of mercy, Quanyin. Accompanied by stand. SIZE: 5″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91338 (500-700) – Lot 4315

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4316

TWO CARVED JADE PENDANTS.

19th/20th century, China. The first a carving of bamboo. The second a figure of Guanyin. SIZE: Each about 3″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91342 (400-600) – Lot 4316

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4317

JADE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Light celadon stone carving of Mi Lo Fu appearing from a flower. SIZE: 4-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91397 (400-600) – Lot 4317

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4318
Revised: 8/18/2014

There is a crack in the stopper.

JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE.

19th/early 20th century, China. Highly translucent pale green stone with bright green markings and tourmaline stopper. SIZE: 2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91334 (600-800) – Lot 4318

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4319

JADE VASE WITH DRAGON HANDLES.

19th century, China. Surface carved with taotie masks. Stone of a grey-white color with brown areas. SIZE: 6-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91391 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 4319

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4320
Revised: 8/18/2014

There is a hairline crack on the rump of one horse.

JADE CARVING.

Early 20th century, China. Pair of recumbent horses. Stone of an even gray green color. SIZE: 4″ x 3-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91393 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4320

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4321

JADE MOUNTAIN.

Late Qing Dynasty, China. Grayish-white stone surface carved with peaches and bats. Accompanied by stand. SIZE: 4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91332 (800-1,200) – Lot 4321

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4322

JADE ARCHER’S RING.

Early 20th century, China. Surface engraved with an orchid and a poem with thunder meander borders. SIZE: 1-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91352 (800-1,000) – Lot 4322

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4323
Revised: 8/5/2014

This is not part of the Diplomatic Collection.

CARVED ROSEWOOD PANEL.

20th century, China. Relief carved with the three friends, pine, prunus and bamboo with a thunder meander border. Brass mount. SIZE: 17-3/4″ x 8-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93654 (400-600) – Lot 4323

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4324
Revised: 8/5/2014

This is not part of the Diplomatic Collection.

HANGING SCROLL AFTER QIU YING.

China, 19th century. Ink and colors on silk, finely depicting in blue and green style of figures engaged in various activities in a mountainous landscape with pavilions, including a hunting scene of the imperial family, accompanied by colophons with lengthy inscriptions in small standard script signed “Zhengming,” with two seals, and another one signed “Zhu (?)yue at age seventy-one,” with one seal; frontispiece titled “ Shang Lin Ju Li,” signed “Lu Shiren,” with two seal. SIZE: 490″ x 18″. CONDITION: Good with minor loss. 9-93647 (15,000-25,000) – Lot 4324

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4325

HIGHLY TRANSLUCENT PALE CELADON JADE BOWL.

19th century, China. Lobated in form with the exterior carved with the 8 precious emblems, and the interior with flowers. Base detailed with a brocade pattern. SIZE: 1-3/4″ h x 6-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Natural fissures. Very good. 9-91185 (22,000-28,000) – Lot 4325

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4326

PAIR OF CELADON JADE BOWLS.

19th century, China. Highly translucent carved stone with pairs of fish in interior with dragon handles. In wooden box. SIZE: 6″ dia. CONDITION: One with crack, otherwise good. 9-91177 (20,000-30,000) – Lot 4326

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4327

JADE HANDLED CUP.

19th century or earlier, China. Grey stone carved with a landscape and a poem. Stone with fissures. Carved hardwood stand and cover. SIZE: 5″ l x 1-1/2″ h. CONDITION: As noted. 7-75034 (200-300) – Lot 4327

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4328

JADEITE CARVING.

China. Emerald green figure of Quanyin mounted within a white gold frame mounted with diamonds. Rear of the mount with hinged door for viewing translucency of stone. Color not enhanced. Note: accompanied by certificate from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating this a Natural Fei Cui (Jadeite Jade) Type A without resin. Also with certificate from Hong Kong Gems Laboratory identifying jade as Natural Fei Cui (Type A). SIZE: 46.62 ct including mounting. CONDITION: Very good. 9-94267 (10,000-12,000) – Lot 4328

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4329

JADEITE CARVED PENDANT.

China. Emerald green color with white gold and diamond mounts. Stone carved with koi, reverse with lotus blossoms and bird. Color not enhanced. Note: accompanied by Hong King Gems Laboratory certificate stating jade is a Natural Color Fei Cui (Type A). SIZE: 49.94 ct. includes setting. CONDITION: Very good. 9-94266 (10,000-12,000) – Lot 4329

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4330

FINE GREEN JADE FANG LU FORM CENSER.

19th century, China. Stone of a forest green color. Box is in the archaic style and has rounded corners and intertwined animals. Detailed with chi characters, phoenix form jump rings, and a dragon finial. Accompanied with a matching fitted hardwood stand. SIZE: 8″ l x 4″ w x 6-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91184 (15,000-18,000) – Lot 4330

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4331

IMPORTANT JADE SCEPTER.

18th/19th century, China. Ruyi of a sea green celadon stone. Carved as Ling Chih with lotus flowers and foliage allover. Accompanied by a rosewood stand pierced carved with dragons and Ling Chih. SIZE: Scepter is 16″ l. Stand is 16″ l. CONDITION: Scepter has natural fissures in the stone. Stand has a few minor chips. 8-76372 (30,000-50,000) – Lot 4331

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4332

JADE CARVED COVERED BOX.

20th century, China. Highly translucent gray stone. Surface carved with chih lung and san trigrams. Shaped interior. SIZE: 5″ l x 5″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91183 (15,000-18,000) – Lot 4332

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4333

FINE RUSSET AND YELLOW JADE CARVED RHYTON.

19th century, China. Stone ranging from russet to chicken bone yellow to clear white. Carved surfaces overall with chih lung and archaic scrolling. Accompanied by a carved rosewood base. SIZE: 5″ l. CONDITION: Small fissure on base. Otherwise very good. 9-91186 (22,000-25,000) – Lot 4333

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4334

JADE DEMON CARVING.

Probably Ming period, China. Standing figure carved from white jade with russet throughout. SIZE: 2-1/8″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74960 (1,200-1,400) – Lot 4334

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4335

JADE CARVING IN THE FORM OF A RAM.

Ming period or earlier, China. Reclining figure of white and calcified jade. SIZE: 3″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74964 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4335

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4336

FINE JADE PENDANT CARVED AS A COCKEREL.

China, 18th to 19th century. Stone of a greyish white color. SIZE: 2″ l x 1-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74817 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 4336

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4337

JADE CARVING OF A FROG.

China, 19th century. Stone of a celadon color with a large area of russet skin. SIZE: 2-1/2″ l x 1-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74818 (1,800-2,000) – Lot 4337

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4338

OVIFORM STONEWARE VASE.

19th century, China. With peacock feather glaze. Signed on the base with an impressed seal. Boxed with an inscription. SIZE: 6-1/4″ h x 5″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74836 (200-300) – Lot 4338

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4339

WU TSAI WARE PORCELAIN JAR.

Transitional period (1620-1660), China. Underglaze blue with enamel decoration of horses, waves, and auspicious emblems. SIZE: 12″ h x 9-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Hairline crack and small rim frits. 7-75131 (400-600) – Lot 4339

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4340

BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN WINE JAR.

Probably Ming period, China. Underglaze blue decoration of a deep violet color with a design of birds and florals. Inscription on the base with a Wan Li cyclical date. SIZE: 11″ dia x 13-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74874 (300-500) – Lot 4340

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4341

LANG YAO WARE PORCELAIN VASE.

Late 19th century, China. Tripartite double gourd form. Glaze of blue and purple. 6 character impressed Ch’ien Lung mark on base. SIZE: 10″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74997 (300-500) – Lot 4341

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4342

PORCELAIN CRICKET CAGE.

19th century, China. Orange glaze with gilt decoration of melons, foliage, and butterflies. SIZE: 5-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91172 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4342

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4343

HEXAGONAL PORCELAIN VASE.

19th century, China. Faux bronze style decoration with shou characters and archaic scrolling. Ch’ien Lung mark on bottom. SIZE: 17-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74744 (300-500) – Lot 4343

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4344

MOON FLASK FORM PORCELAIN VASE.

19th century, China. Underglaze blue “heaped and piled” decoration of formalized lotus scrolling. SIZE: 13″ h x 10″ w. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75151 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 4344

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4345

FINE SET OF 12 PORCELAIN WU TSAI MONTH CUPS.

China. Wu Tsai decoration of seasonal flowers for the 12 months of the year. Each with K’ang Hsi marks on underside of cups. SIZE: Each is 2″ h x 2-1/2″ dia. PROVENANCE: Donated to small Canadian museum circa 1910; De-accessioned to the current owner. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93175 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 4345

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4346

BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOWL.

18th century, China. 6 character Ch’ien Lung mark and possibly of the period. Underglaze blue Ming style decoration of floral scrolling. SIZE: 3-1/4″ h x 6-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74722 (200-300) – Lot 4346

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4347

“GARLIC MOUTH” PORCELAIN VASE.

Ch’ien Lung mark and possibly of the period, China. With underglaze blue “heaped and piled” decoration of the 3 fruits and floral sprigs. SIZE: 11-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74707 (200-300) – Lot 4347

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4348

ARCHAIC STYLE CLOISONNE BRONZE FORM.

Ch’ien Lung mark and probably of the period, China. Handled covered jar. Archaic style decoration of taotie masks, birds and dragons on a turquoise ground. SIZE: 11″ h x 9″ w.. PROVENANCE: Private California Collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91199 (9,000-10,000) – Lot 4348

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4349

PAIR OF CLOISONNE CANDLE STICKS.

18th century, China. Decoration of taotieh masks and lotus scrolls on a turquoise ground. With Ch’ein Lung marks. SIZE: 14-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75019 (800-1,200) – Lot 4349

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4350

TWO-PART CLOISONNE CENSER.

Ch’ien Lung mark, probably of the period, China. Repoussed in the form of a group of peaches with applied gilt figures of bats. Branches of peaches on cloisonne ground decorated with bats and clouds. SIZE: 8-1/4″ h x approx 6″ dia. PROVENANCE: Private California Collection. CONDITION: Minor rubbing to the gilt. 9-91200 (12,000-15,000) – Lot 4350

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4351

PAIR OF CLOISONNE KU FORM VASES.

18th century, China. Cast in the form of archaic bronze Ku beakers. Surface decorated in cloisonne with taotei masks, cicada motifs, and formalized lotus scrolling. All on a turquoise ground. Old label on the vase “Chinese Cloissone, Chen Lung Period (1735-1796)”. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h x 8″ dia. CONDITION: One with surface chip. 9-93506 (2,000-2,500) – Lot 4351

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4352

CLOISONNE VASE WITH ISLAMIC INSCRIPTION AND STAND.

19th century, China. Floral scrolling on a turquoise ground. Ch’ien Lung mark on base. SIZE: 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91440 (800-1,200) – Lot 4352

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4353

PAIR OF CLOISONNE VASES.

18th century, China. Decoration of Tao Tieh masks, Ju-i, and lotus scrolls on a dark turquoise ground. With Ch’ien Lung marks. SIZE: 21-1/4″ h x 14″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75016 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 4353

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4354

PAIR OF CLOISONNE ANIMALS.

18th/19th century, China. Standing figures of 4 legged horned mythical animals. Decoration of dark blue and turquoise enamel with gilt. SIZE: 10-1/2″ l x 8″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75130 (700-900) – Lot 4354

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4355

PAIR OF CLOISONNE VASES.

Late 19th century, China. Double gourd form with handles. Lotus scrolling and archaic swirl decoration. Inscription on both sides of both vases. Ch’ien Lung mark on both bases. SIZE: 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91474 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 4355

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4356

PAIR OF CLOISONNE STUPA.

19th century, China. Repousse gilt masks with jewels. Decoration of floral scrolls on a turquoise ground. With Ch’ien Lung marks. SIZE: 21″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75017 (800-1,200) – Lot 4356

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4357

PAIR OF CLOISONNE BEAKER VASES.

Early 20th century, China. Decoration of archaic scrolling and lotus scrolls on a turquoise ground. With Ch’ien Lung marks. SIZE: 12-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75018 (1,000-1,200) – Lot 4357

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4358

PAIR OF PORCELAIN TEAPOTS.

Republican period, China. Signed Wang Hsiao Fan. Finely painted with historical scenes, inscriptions, and sepia borders. SIZE: 6-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91181 (18,000-25,000) – Lot 4358

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4359
Revised: 8/19/2014

This important bowl has a very small (2”) very tight hairline crack on the side. The hairline is extraordinarily difficult to see, almost imperceptible.

PORCELAIN SHALLOW BOWL.

Early Ming Period circa 1400, China. Decoration of lotus plants and stylized lotus scrolling. Typical Hui-Hui-Ching or Muhamedan cobalt blue. Underglazed bottom with palm eye markings. SIZE: 13″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75149 (40,000-60,000) – Lot 4359

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4360

SHALLOW PORCELAIN BOWL.

K’ang Hsi period (1662-1722), China. Lobated body with a scalloped edge. Underglaze blue decoration of ju-i, stylized lotus scrolling, and the 8 precious emblems. Exterior with floral sprigs. Cheng Hua mark on the base. SIZE: 7-7/8″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-75124 (200-300) – Lot 4360

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4361

IMPORTANT PORCELAIN VASE.

China, Ch’ien Lung 6 character mark and possibly of the period. Painted with underglaze blue decoration of lotus plants. NOTE: A similar example of blue & white vase with pierced handles decorated with lotus design with Qianlong seal mark can be found in “The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Blue & White Porcelain with Underglaze Red (III) (Plate 130). For a Doucai version, refer to Sotheby’s New York Fine Chinese Ceramics, Furniture & Works of Art auction, May 31 & June 1, 1994, lot 403. SIZE: 21-1/2” dia. PROVENANCE: Acquired by the previous owner in London, 1997/1998. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91252 (30,000-40,000) – Lot 4361

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4362

LARGE FANG HU PORCELAIN VASE.

Ch’ien Lung mark (1735-1796) and of the period, China. Decoration of peaches and bats with formalized lotus scrolling. SIZE: 20″ l x 10-1/2″ w x 9-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74725 (300-500) – Lot 4362

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4363

BLUE DECORATED PORCELAIN BOWL.

19th century, China. Ming style underglaze blue floral decoration. Unglazed base. SIZE: 12-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74713 (300-500) – Lot 4363

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4364

BLUE PORCELAIN BOWL.

Ming period, with mark of the Wan Li reign (1573-1619), China. Deep blue color finely painted with children playing. SIZE: 5-3/4″ h x 11-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good. 7-74815 (800-1,200) – Lot 4364

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4365

PORCELAIN VASE.

Late 19th century, China. Rouleau form. Blue ground with decoration of flowers in famille rose enamels. SIZE: 24″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91280 (1,800-2,800) – Lot 4365

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4366

DOUCAI PORCELAIN VASE.

19th century, China. Vase decorated with the eight precious emblems and stylized lotus scrolling with stylized dragon form handles. Jiaqing mark on the base. Label on bottom of vase: “J. Sparks 1970 London”. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91246 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 4366

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4367

PORCELAIN FOOTED SERVING DISH.

Late 19th century, China. Famille rose decoration of male and female figures. SIZE: 11″ x 8-1/4″ x 4″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93792 (2,500-3,500) – Lot 4367

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4368

PAIR OF PORCELAIN CUPS.

China. Decoration of cats and flowering plants. Yung Cheng mark on the bottom. SIZE: 2-1/2″ h. PROVENANCE: Donated to small Canadian museum circa 1910; De-accessioned to the current owner. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93176 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 4368

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4369

PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE.

19th century, China. Bottle shaped with bow string marks. Bluish grey Claire de Lune glaze with crackle. With Chen Lung mark on the base. SIZE: 16″ h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91266 (800-1,000) – Lot 4369

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4370

LOOSE CALLIGRAPHY IN THE MANNER OF QI GONG.

Writing of Su Shi’s poem in cursive script, dedicated to Mr. Xueru, dated 1982, signed “Qi Gong,” with one seal. SIZE: 31″ x 18 ¼” CONDITION: Good 9-91039 (500-700) – Lot 4370

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4371

CALLIGRAPHY ALBUM 19TH CENTURY, AFTER ZHANG BI.

China, twelve leaves with writings in cursive script, signed “Donghai jushi,” with one seal, plus two leaves of five inscriptions signed “Wang Guxiang,” (one seal) “Peng Nian” (two seals) “Houxue Wenjia,” (one seal) “Zhu Yifan” (one seal) and “Yu Youren” (one seal). SIZE: 8 ¼” x 5 ½”. CONDITION: Good condition. 9-91102 (500-700) – Lot 4371

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4372

LOOSE CALLIGRAPHY IN THE MANNER OF QI GONG.

China, running script, signed “Qi Gong,” dedicated to Mr. Guiyi, dated 1982, with one seal. SIZE: 27″ x 16 ½”. CONDITION: Good. 9-91092 (500-700) – Lot 4372

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4373

HANGING SCROLL IN THE MANNER OF WU CHANGSHUO.

China, ink and colors on paper, signed “Laofou,” with two seals. SIZE: 50″ x 8″. CONDITION: Severe surface abrasion, creases, surface grim, tear to the top mount. 9-91035 (500-700) – Lot 4373

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4374

TWO LOOSE CALLIGRAPHY IN THE MANNER OF BAI JIAO.

China. Writing in running script, dedicated to Mr. Tingyao, signed, with one seal; the other in the manner of Wu Hufan, running script, dedicated to Mr. Yangwu, dated the sixth month of yiyou year, signed, with one seal. SIZE: 13″ x 11 ¾”, 5″ x 16 ½” CONDITION: Both good. 9-91027 (500-700) – Lot 4374

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4375

SET OF FOUR HANGING SCROLLS.

China, 19th century copy of Cheng Gongmei, ink and colors on silk, each finely depicting birds and flowers, dated “the fourth year of Yongzheng reign,” signed and with two seals. SIZE: 53-1/2″ x 13″ PROVENANCE: Purportedly acquired directly from Peter L. Rosenberg in his final years. CONDITION: Poor condition, extensive stains and foxing, repairs, minor losses. 9-91462 (800-1,200) – Lot 4375

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4376

HANGING SCROLL AFTER YUN SHOUPING.

18th/19th century, ink and colors on silk, finely depicting morning glories and crab-apples and rockery, inscribed, signed “Yun Shouping,” with four artist’s seals and four collector’s seals. SIZE: 48-1/2″ x 15-1/2″. CONDITION: Extensive water stain. 9-93972 (800-1,200) – Lot 4376

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4377

TWO HANGING SCROLLS.

China. 1) Attributed to Kong Xiaoyu (1909-1980), ink and colors on paper, depicting antique objects and scrolls, inscribed, dated mid-autumn of gengchen year, signed “Kong Xiaoyu” and “Xiong Songquan,” with two seals. 2) In the manner of Yu Feichang, ink and light colors on paper, depicting a mountainous landscape, inscribed, dated gengwu year, signed “Feichang,” with two seals “Yu Zhao” and “Feichang.” SIZE: 1) 53-1/4″ x 13-1/4″. 2) 56-3/4″ x 15-3/4″. CONDITION: Good condition, foxing. 9-93621-10 (800-1,000) – Lot 4377

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4378

TWO CALLIGRAPHY FAN LEAVES ATTRIBUTED TO BAI JIAO(1907 – 1969).

China, one in standard script, signed, dated summer of renchen year, with two seals; the other in an oval fan shape with calligraphic inscriptions in running script on silk, signed, with three seals. SIZE: 6 ¼” x 18 ¾”, 12 ¼” x 10 ¾” CONDITION: Minor loss, surface grime. 9-91107 (600-800) – Lot 4378

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4379

PAINTING COUPLET.

China, early 20th century, watercolor on paper, depicting horses under a tree, inscribed, with one seal; the other depicting “one hundred boys.” SIZE: 33” x 12″ CONDITION: Poor condition, smoke damage, surface grime. 9-93592 (800-1,200) – Lot 4379

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4380

ALBUM LEAVES IN THE MANNER OF HUANG ZHOU.

China, consisting of thirteen leaves of sketches, ink on paper, each leaf depicting a still life or an animal, signed, dated, with seals. Accompanied by three loose letters. SIZE: 10″ x 5 ¾”. CONDITION: Stain, surface grime. 9-91104 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 4380

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4381

HANGING SCROLL IN THE STYLE OF WU CHANGSHUO.

China, ink and colors on paper, depicting fruit basket with loquats and pomegranate, signed “Wu Changshuo,” dated dingsi year, with three seals. SIZE: 29-1/4″ x 13″. CONDITION: Foxing. 9-91497 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4381

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4382

HANGING SCROLL.

China, after Leng Mei, ink and colors on silk, finely depicting an elegant lady reading book in a spring garden scene, inscribed, signed “Jinmen hua shi Leng Mei,” with one seal. SIZE: 36-3/4″ x 16-1/2″. CONDITION: Good condition, some stains 9-91493 (800-1,200) – Lot 4382

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4383

1922 PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPH BY AH FONG, SHANGHAI.

1922 Shanghai, China. A panoramic photograph described as “XMas hunt 1922. Photo Ah Fong”. Panoramic photo of approximately 100 English gentlemen on horseback, prepairng for a typical English fox hunt near Shanghai, China. In the background and on left end are large groups of Chinese helpers and onlookers. The photo mounted on a background of silver gilt and block printed Chinese paper and framed in a simple white painted and silver gilt frame. Ah Fong was active in photography from the late 19th century and well known and acclaimed for his photo essays on the Sino-Japanese hostilities that was published in 1937. Also well known for documenting “The Rape of Nanking”. Showing that the Japanese denials were lies. Fong was a Chinese photographer trained by Western photographers around Canton. SIZE: 7-1/2″ X 52″. Overall 21″ X 65″. CONDITION: Very good. Laid down, minor edge tears prior to laying down are evident. 9-93446 (800-1,200) – Lot 4383

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4384

HANGING SCROLL AFTER YUN SHOUPING.

18th/19th century, ink and colors on silk, finely depicting lingzhi fungus and flowers and rockery, inscribed, signed “Yunge,” with two artist’s seals and four collector’s seals. SIZE: 43-3/4″ x 15-1/2″. CONDITION: Water stain. 9-93973 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 4384

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4385

FRAMED DOUBLE ALBUM LEAVES PAINTING POSSIBLY BY XU BEIHONG.

China, ink and light colors on paper, one depicting a water buffalo, and the other a crouching lion, each with one seal, framed and glazed. SIZE: 10 ½” x 16” PROVENANCE: Estate of Guan Demao (1903-2000), Seattle, Washington. CONDITION: Surface grime, minor foxing. 9-91296 (1,800-2,500) – Lot 4385

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4386

FRAMED PAINTING.

China, 19th century, ink and colors on silk, depicting hunting scene, with five seals, framed and glazed. SIZE: 9 ½” x 42 ¼” CONDITION: Repairs and losses. 9-91454 (1,500-1,800) – Lot 4386

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4387

PAIR OF PAINTINGS, KAWABATA GYOKUSHO (1842-1913).

Japan, Meiji period, ink on silk, finely depicting spring and autumn landscape, signed and with one seal, in wood box. SIZE: 43” x 16” CONDITION: Good condition. 9-93448 (800-1,000) – Lot 4387

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4388