Asian Decorative Works of Art

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Datum der Auktion: 18.12.2018

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A SANDSTONE HEAD OF A JINA

Rajasthan, 10th/11th century 7 1/2in (19cm) height of head 13 1/4in (33.6cm) height including wood stand

Los #: 502

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A COPPER ALLOY GHANTA

Tibet, circa 16th century Surmounted by a vajra-form handle comprised of four makara heads surmounting the remnants of a well-rubbed benevolent deity head adorned in coral and turquoise cabochons, now soldered to a likely associated un-gilt metal-alloy bell encircled by similarly well-rubbed bands

Los #: 507

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A green glazed pottery tsa-tsa of Amitayus

Tibet, 19th century or earlier The glazed plaque molded with the image of the Buddha of Infinite light, identified by his princely raiment and the kalasha held in his hands as he sits on a lotus base fronting an ogival mandorla (glaze frits); the plaque now mounted within a pieced gilt metal frame

Los #: 508

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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Two metal alloy repoussé plaques of Bhavacakra and Sipa Ho

Both of tall rectangular section, the first of modified bhavacakra design comprised of the demonic Mara clutching concentric rings of the Eight Auspicious emblems and the twelve zodiac animals encircling the usual Three Poisons, all on a vine and lotus ground; the second of more elaborate

Los #: 510

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A group of three Indian carved wood plaques

the first horizontal plaque possibly depicting Lakshmi seated between female chauri bearers, vina players and stylized geese (losses); the second a reticulated arch-shaped plaque of Shiva holding a deer and axe as he dances between standing figures of a naga and a garuda; the third a circular plaque

Los #: 513

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A Nepalese Painted Mandala and a Japanese printed Mandara

The Nepalese mandala painted in color on sized cloth, possibly depicting a Heruka or other Bardo deity in tantric embrace at the center, framed and glazed; the second, Edo period, possibly depicting one section from a Kongokai mandara, printed in ink on paper with gilt and polychrome, now mounted

Los #: 514

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A THANGKA OF A NYINGMA REFUGE FIELD

Tibet, 19th century Distemper on cloth; depicting the lineage's 'lotus-born' root guru, Padmasambhava, in typical attire and seated posture with a slightly wrathful demeanor, surrounded by deities and gurus surmising most likely the Dorje Drag's order and teaching's 'accumulation of merit'. 24in

Los #: 517

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A thangka of maitreya in Tushita heaven

Tibet, before 1949 Distemper on cloth, framed and glazed. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61613 26 3/8 x 18in (67 x 46cm) the image (sight) 28 1/2 x 19 3/4in (72.5 x 50cm) the frame

Los #: 520

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A group of three painted pottery jars

Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, third millennium BCE Including two single-handled jars, the larger painted in black and red with a whorl pattern, the smaller with a chevron pattern; the third jar with two handles also painted in black and red with a net-like pattern (repaired). 6 1/4 to 5in (16

Los #: 523

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A group of six green glazed pottery decorations

Han dynasty Including three ovoid 'ear cups,' a bowl with slightly everted mouth rim and flat base, a vase with globular body and wide mouth, and a larger elaborately-rendered model of an oven; all covered in the thin glaze in varied stages of degradation and showing traces of earthen adhesions

Los #: 524

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A standing grey pottery figure of a tomb guardian, zhenmuyong

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 CE) His left hand holding a snake, his right hand grasping a truncheon and his exaggerated tongue hanging between the exposed fangs on a fiercely featured head with bulging eyes and enormous ears as he stands clothed in an animal skin across his shoulder over a

Los #: 525

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A small Longquan celadon bulb bowl

Ming dynasty Molded with two bands of raised bosses extending around the curving exterior walls, the slightly convex base raised on three animal head feet and centered with a protruding ring burnt a warm cinnamon brown in contrast to the uneven olive green glaze covering the remaining surfaces

Los #: 529

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A polished Yixing Teapot

Late Qing dynasty Potted in clay burnished to a deep purple sheen for the Thai market, the pot of compressed globular shape surmounted by a domical lid centered by a gilt metal alloy finial, supporting a conical spout and suspended by a gilt metal alloy handle, the underside of the base and lid

Los #: 543

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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An Yixing Teapot

The loosely fitted domical lid impressed to the underside to bear the makers' mark Zhenxiang and surmount a teardrop shaped body supporting a stubby conical spout, shallowly recessed concave base incised to read Pingsheng yi pian xin. 6in (15.2cm) width over handle

Los #: 544

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A pair of faux cinnabar lacquer enamel Yixing pottery cups

Tiehua Xuan studios Of tapered irregularly lobed shape, the exteriors incised in floral sprigs on a wave pattern ground, the interior covered in a white crackle glaze, the undersides faintly impressed with makers' marks reading tiehuaxuan zhi. 2 1/4in (5.7cm) diameter

Los #: 545

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A blanc de chine covered box

17th century The circular body comprised of a ribbed box and cover, the domed cover with a central medallion enclosing incised flowers issuing from rockwork and encircled by flower sprays. 5 1/2in (14cm) diameter

Los #: 547

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A large Dehua incense burner with handles

18th century Of cylindrical form raised on three cloud-collar feet, the exterior walls carved in shallow raised relief with the Eight Trigrams and also supporting a pair of squared handles issuing from dragon heads, the heavily crazed glaze of creamy-white hue applied to all surfaces except the foot

Los #: 548

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A small Dehua porcelain censer

17th century Of cylindrical form with a flat base raised on three cloud-collar feet, the exterior walls molded with raised string bands bordering an impressed design of archaistic dragons and leiwen patterns, the milky white glaze covering the exterior walls, portions of the base and the interior

Los #: 549

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A Dehua porcelain lotus leaf form bowl

18th century The leaf molded as nine recesses bordered by raised ribs that spread outward from the center of the shallow well toward a conforming lobed rim, while a more elaborate web of veins covers the exterior walls that resolve into five conical feet, the creamy white glaze covering all surfaces

Los #: 550

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A PAIR OF DEHUA PORCELAIN BOYS ON WATER BUFFALOS

Republic period Molded as a facing pair with each young boy playing the flute while seated on the back of a buffalo, the glaze on most surfaces showing a faint green tinge (minor chips). 7 1/2 and 8in (19 and 20cm) long

Los #: 551

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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Two archaistic glazed porcelain vases

18th and 19th century The first a Dehua gu-form beaker vase, 18th century, molded in crisp relief with a leiwen-patterned ground in the cicada-shaped reserves on the trumpet neck and spreading foot and the phoenix panels on the cylindrical mid-section, the ivory-tinged glaze applied everywhere

Los #: 552

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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An aubergine-glazed vase, meiping

19th century Of baluster form, the body finely incised with sprays of finger citrons, pomegranates, peaches and lychees, between bands of lappets at the shoulder and at the foot. 28.5cm (11 1/4in) high

Los #: 558

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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Two celadon glazed baluster vases with European enamel decoration

18th/19th century One vase incised with flowering branches and the other with a dragon and lingzhi fungus beneath similar gray-green glazes; the decoration of birds and flowers rendered in famille verte-style enamels, perhaps based on Meissen patterns; with metal rim and base mounts (possible

Los #: 560

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A flambé red glazed pottery bowl

Late Qing/Republic period Potted with a flared rim to the curving well that tapers sharply inward toward a narrow foot ring, the scarlet red glaze mottled with tiny spots of peacock blue and thinning to olive on both sides of the rim, stopping unevenly along the unglazed foot pad and deeply recessed

Los #: 563

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A copper red glazed narcissus bowl

18th century Of compressed globular form with a low neck ring accenting the wide mouth, the exterior walls applied with the deep scarlet red wash while densely crazed glaze of off-white hue covers the interior and recessed base within the unglazed foot pad (hairline cracks, repaired). 9in (23cm

Los #: 568

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A transmutation glazed stick-neck vase, tianqiuping

Late Qing/Republic period The cylindrical neck rising from a body of compressed globular form, the glaze of dark scarlet suffused with discrete patches of pale turquoise on the exterior walls and interior neck and a densely crazed greenish-white glaze covering the recessed base within the foot ring

Los #: 570

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A pale greenish-white glazed hu-form vase

Qianlong mark, Republic period Of rectangular section with two scalloped handles, molded with bands of archaistic decoration at the neck and roundels of dragons surrounding shou-characters on the body, the recessed base bearing an impressed six-character seal mark (rim chip). 11in (28cm) high

Los #: 579

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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An aubergine glazed ogee bowl

18th century Potted with a wide canted rim rising from the wide curving well, the deep purple glaze on the interior and exterior walls stopping unevenly along the tall foot ring, the deeply recessed base covered with a colorless glaze (wear, rim repaired). 7 1/2in (19cm) diameter

Los #: 586

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A copper red meiping

Qianlong mark, Republic period Thickly potted with a rolled rim and low waisted neck surmounting a body of inverted pear form, the exterior wall covered by an even craze-filled red glaze stopping neatly at the white glazed rim and above the foot ring, the recessed base bearing the six-character mark

Los #: 587

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A copper red glazed baluster vase

18th century Molded with a flared rim and raised ring extending around the waisted neck and the elongated ovoid body also flaring outward above the set-in foot, the translucent red glaze showing dark and opaque streaks toward the base but thinning to pale green with noticeable craze lines at the

Los #: 588

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018