Asian Art

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Datum der Auktion: 03.11.2014

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A small selection of jade carvings

Qing Dynasty and later Comprising a celadon and russet jade reticulated hat finial decorated with deer and cranes in a prunus and bamboo grove; a semi-translucent grey jade belt hook with ram-head hook and c-scroll shallow relief decoration; a creamy and brown jade small circular waterpot, crisply

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A mottled black and white jade archer's ring

Late Ming Dynasty The mottled stone of an attractive, rich, creamy-white hue, with extensive streaked and speckled dark brown and black inclusions, delicately carved in shallow relief with a water buffalo amongst kylin, all within a mountainous setting, wood stand. 3.5cm (1 3/8in) diam. (2

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A white jade double-gourd form pendant

18th/19th century The openwork pendant carved in low relief around the sides with stylised scrolling foliage, the terminal with a small pierced aperture. 7.6cm (3in) long

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A green jade arrow vase

19th century Of flattened baluster form with twin tubular handles flanking the neck, decorated in low relief to the body with taotie masks and archaistic designs on a key fret ground, wood stand. 10.5cm (4.1/8in) high

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A white jade reticulated 'bat' plaque

18th century Of gently curved form, the outstretched wings with incised details, the bat grasping two beribboned flower sprays in its mouth. 10.8cm (4.1/4in) wide

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A russet and white jade 'squirrel and double-gourds' pendant

19th/20th century Carved in reticulation with a squirrel clambering atop scrolling leafy tendrils bearing double gourds, the reverse with a smaller gourd concealed beneath the upper leaf. 7cm (2.3/4in) long

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A jade pierced plaque

Ming Dynasty Of lock plate form, carved with the He He twins and a long tailed bird amongst scrolling peony and lotus stems and foliage, the pale green stone with russet and mushroom coloured inclusions. 9.8cm (3.7/8in) wide

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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Two pale green and russet Ming-style jade carvings

Comprising a pebble carving of a spotted deer holding a lingzhi fungus in its mouth, the stone of even celadon colour, with patches of russet; the second of a horse and monkey, the stone and even pale celadon hue with patches of russet. The deer: 5cm (2in) (2

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A small jade 'peach and monkeys' group

Carved as a plump fruit flanked by leaves issuing from craggy tendrils supporting the group, two monkeys clambering atop, the stone of a pale green and russet tone. 4.3cm (1 3/4in) high

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A green jade reticulated fan

Carved in low relief with a Daoist brewing potions amongst pine trees, bamboo, and lingzhi fungus, all on a pierced diaper ground, the edges embellished with scrolling foliate motifs, the handle incised with arrowroot. 29.5cm (11 5/8in) long

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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Two jade carvings

Comprising: a pale green jade carving of a boy kneeling over a large drum, wood stand; and a reticulated mottled grey and black jade plaque carved with a lady holding a lingzhi and a lotus stem and sitting astride a qilin. The plaque: 6cm (2 3/8in) wide (3

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A small collection of jade carvings

17th/18th century and later Including: a small brown jade of a recumbent horned mythical beast, 17th/18th century; a mottled white and black jade carving of a lotus pod, 17th/18th century; a green jade bangle carved with the zodiac animals; and a large Han-style green and russet jade recumbent

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A small selection of jade and hardstone carvings

20th century Comprising: five various archer's rings carved from mottled stones; a small green jade recumbent bear; and a pale green jade Ming-style figure of a recumbent ram. The tallest 6.5cm (2 1/2in) high (12

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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Three jade sword guards

Qing Dynasty or earlier Variously incised and carved in low relief with archaistic designs and scroll motifs, each of pale green tone, variously with mottled russet, mushroom and creamy coloured inclusions, one with wood stand. The largest 8.5cm (3.3/8in) long

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A mottled green jade sword slide

Qing Dynasty The slide of rectangular shape, the top carved in high relief with a chilong and its young, the stone of a celadon hue with russet streaks and inclusions. 10cm (3 7/8in) long

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A jade catfish carving

18th/19th century Carved in openwork with a fan-tailed catfish grasping a leafy millet stem in its mouth, the stone of pale green and mushroom tone. 9cm (3.1/2in) long

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A pale green jade vase and cover

Of flattened form, the rounded body carved in relief to each side with quarter panels of archaistic dragons and phoenix, on archaic scroll grounds, the flaring neck flanked by s-shaped handles, the cover variously carved to each side with twin dragons and phoenix. 23.5cm (9.1/4in) high

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A pale green jade group

18th/19th century Carved as a boy beating a cymbal and holding a string of cash beside a twin-handled vase with bamboo form exterior, a small boy seated at his side, the stone of pale green tone with light mottling and russet veining, wood stand. 7.6cm (3in) wide

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A green hardstone carving of Xiwangmu

Republic The Queen Mother of the West carved with the hair tied in a high chignon, a tasseled flute in her right hand and pointing upwards with her left, seated on a phoenix with outstretched wings and a high sweeping tail, fixed wood stand. 19.5cm (7 3/4in) high

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A spinach green jade bowl

19th century With upright s-shaped handles, carved in relief to the exterior with a band of taotie masks on a key fret ground, beneath further taotie on a concave ground interspersed with flanges at the rim, the base with a four character mark scratched out, wood stand. 17cm (6.3/4in) wide across

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A tripod triangular form jade vessel

20th century Of waisted form, with reticulated ruyi motif handles and horned mythical beast heads terminals at the lower corners, above outwardly curving feet, carved wood stand. 10.8cm (4.1/4in) high

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A white jade boulder

Deeply carved with a sage and attendant on a mountain path overlooking pavilions nestling amongst pine and rockwork, the reverse with further dwellings in a mountains landscape. 12cm (4.3/4in) wide

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A pale green jade plaque for a ruyi

18th/19th century Of oval form, relief carved with the 'ba anxian' encircling the central figure of Shoulao before a shou character, within a border of shou roundels. 9.5cm (3.3/4in) wide

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A white jade plaque for a ruyi

18th/19th century The lobed plaque carved in low relief with a berobed sage holding a lingzhi spray and observing a crane in a rocky woodland, mounted on a carved hardwood cover. The plaque: 7.5cm (3in) wide

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A white jade hardstone embellished hair slide

Onlaid with various stones with fruiting branches of pomegranate, finger citron and peaches; and a composite hardstone embellished ruyi, of pale green and spinach jade, variously decorated with a bat in flight and further fruiting branches, with carved bat lower terminal, the arched shaft with four

Los #: 26* Y ≈

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A pale jade 'ram and kid' group

The recumbent animals with the heads facing each other, the young with its head raised, each jointly grasping a fruiting, leafy lingzhi branch in their mouths. 8.5cm (3.3/8in) long

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A greenish yellow jade recumbent lion carving

The animal wrapped in a cloth around the body, tied at the back, the mottled stone with a russet patch and veining to one side. 6.4cm (2.1/2in) long

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A small jade animal carving

20th century The even pale green stone carved as a conjoined goose and stag jointly holding a lingzhi branch in their mouth and beak. 5cm (2in) long

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A green and russet jade ink-stone

20th century The head of the stone carved in high relief with two writhing dragons vying for a flaming pearl amongst swirling clouds and waves, the reverse with a four-character seal script inscription. 15cm (6in) long

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.11.2014

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A jade magpie and lotus group

18th/19th century The pale green stone carved with a magpie perched atop a bamboo root, entwined with the stems of a lotus pod and large lotus leaf, emerging from the base carved in the form of swirling waters and gently foaming waves. 15.8cm (6.1/4in) long

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 03.11.2014