Auction 29.07.1993

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 29.07.1993

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Three similar Japanese cloisonne circular dishes decorated with birds in...

Three similar Japanese cloisonne circular dishes decorated with birds in flight among flowering branches on turquoise grounds within foliate borders -- from 10¾.in. to 11¾.in.diam. (3

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese ivory carving of three lions attacking an elephant...

A Japanese ivory carving of three lions attacking an elephant -- 7¼.in.long, signed ; an ivory carving of an elephant with its trunk raised -- 4½.in.long; and an ivory carving of a snarling lion-- 6.in.long. (3

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese ivory carving of a fruitpicker with a basket of fruit before him...

A Japanese ivory carving of a fruitpicker with a basket of fruit before him and a boy standing beside him -- 6.in.high; an ivory carving of a standing farmer carrying a bunch of flowers beside two baskets -- 5½.in.high, signed ; and an ivory carving of a standing fisherman holding a basket and a

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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An ivory netsuke modelled as two boys either side of a large bell, their...

An ivory netsuke modelled as two boys either side of a large bell, their hands resting on top -- 2.in.long, signed

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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An ivory netsuke modelled as a seated figure of Daikoku playing with a rat...

An ivory netsuke modelled as a seated figure of Daikoku playing with a rat and seated next to a small boy -- 1½.in.high, signed

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Chinese ivory group carving modelled as three figures playing Go among...

A Chinese ivory group carving modelled as three figures playing Go among pine and rockwork above further figures seated and standing around a table holding various objects among rockwork (age cracks, minor chips) -- 6¾.in.high, wood stand. See Illustration

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A large collection of Japanese sword fittings including gilt-bronze fuchi...

A large collection of Japanese sword fittings including gilt-bronze fuchi and kashira decorated with breaking waves, shagreen hilts mounted with menuki, lacquered scabbards and a dagger onlaid with gilt-bronze menuki modelled as a deer and inlaid in mother-of-pearl and wood with a fan; and a

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese gilt-copper vajra modelled with twin bands of stylised lotus...

A Japanese gilt-copper vajra modelled with twin bands of stylised lotus leaves -- 5¾.in.long

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A pair of Indian soapstone models of figures riding on the backs of...

A pair of Indian soapstone models of figures riding on the backs of caparisoned elephants with carrying howdahs, on rectangular bases -- 10½.in.high; and a Japanese red lacquer rectangular stand carved with bands of scrolling foliage -- 15.in.long. (3

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Tibetan copper horn in three sections decorated with foliate bands...

A Tibetan copper horn in three sections decorated with foliate bands -- 24½.in.long; and a large white-metal mounted copper jug and domed cover with cone finial decorated with similar foliate bands -- 20½.in.high. (2

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese gold lacquer circular dish inlaid in bone and mother-of-pearl...

A Japanese gold lacquer circular dish inlaid in bone and mother-of-pearl with a figure of a lady holding a fan with a girl attendant with a fish above her head, within a foliate border -- 17¾.in.diam

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese bronze baluster vase with mask-head handles and foliate domed...

A Japanese bronze baluster vase with mask-head handles and foliate domed top on four lion-head feet decorated with two shpaed panels of birds among foliage above a coiled dragon -- 16½.in.high

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Bidriware circular basin with pierced foliate cover decorated with oval...

A Bidriware circular basin with pierced foliate cover decorated with oval cartouches of flowers -- 13.in.diam

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Turkish Miquelet lock rifle with stained ivory micro-mosaic decorated...

A Turkish Miquelet lock rifle with stained ivory micro-mosaic decorated burwood stock, the steel barrel decorated in gilt-damascened with bands of scrolling foliage -- 48½.in.long, 18th/19th century

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Turkish copper oviform incense burner and pierced hinged domed cover...

A Turkish copper oviform incense burner and pierced hinged domed cover decorated with formal scrolling foliage above a foliate rimmed drip pan decorated with leafy bands, traces of gilding -- 8.in.high

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Chinese lacquered and giltwood rectangular panel carved with a figure...

A Chinese lacquered and giltwood rectangular panel carved with a figure behind a wall overlooking a warrior and attendants beside pine -- 10¼.in.long; another similar rectangular panel carved with dancing figures -- 14¾.in.wide; and a similar hexagonal carving surmounted by a lion -- 4¾.in.high. (3

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese gold and black lacquer circular dish decorated with a vase...

A Japanese gold and black lacquer circular dish decorated with a vase perched on rockwork before flowering branches and below two birds in flight -- 8.in.diam, signed

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 20 £ - 100 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Shibayama-style ivory rounded rectangular paper knife inlaid in...

A Shibayama-style ivory rounded rectangular paper knife inlaid in mother-of-pearl, stained ivory and horn with a chrysanthemum spray, the reverse with two butterflies above further chrysanthemum -- 17.in.long, signed

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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Another Japanese cloisonne koro and domed cover with ball finial of similar...

Another Japanese cloisonne koro and domed cover with ball finial of similar shape, decorated in silverwire with fan-shaped panels of ho-o, coiled dragons and foliage on coloured goldstone grounds all on a black background sprinkled with further goldstone (small bruise to finial) -- 3.in.high. See

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Chinese lacquered and giltwood carving of a standing Guanyin holding a...

A Chinese lacquered and giltwood carving of a standing Guanyin holding a vase, wearing long flowing robes decorated with scrolling foliage and cloud-scrolls -- 18½.in.high

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese bronze two-handled koro and domed cover with shishi finial on...

A Japanese bronze two-handled koro and domed cover with shishi finial on four tapering feet decorated with cranes in flight among clouds below a band of lappets -- 10¾.in.high

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese soft-metal circular bronzed dish decorated in gilt with a lady...

A Japanese soft-metal circular bronzed dish decorated in gilt with a lady and male attendant on a riverbank before cranes in flight above boats and buildings -- 12¼.in.diam, signed ; a Thai hammered bronze jardiniere decorated with shaped cartouches of various standing deities on a foliate ground

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese cloisonne slender tapering oviform vase decorated with flowering...

A Japanese cloisonne slender tapering oviform vase decorated with flowering poppies on a green ground -- 7½.in.high; and a tapering oviform cloisonne vase decorated with roses on a cream ground -- 7¼.in.high. (2

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A large Japanese cloisonne circular dish decorated with a central foliate...

A large Japanese cloisonne circular dish decorated with a central foliate cartouche of butterflies in flight, within running geometric bands and shaped cartouches of stylised flowers (slightly warped) -- 17¾.in.diam. See Illustration

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese cloisonne oviform jar and domed cover with ball finial decorated...

A Japanese cloisonne oviform jar and domed cover with ball finial decorated with two doves perched among flowering chrysanthemum and irises within foliate borders on a light blue ground -- 17¼.in.high

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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Two Chinese hardwood cylindrical brushpots of plain forms -- 5¼.in and...

Two Chinese hardwood cylindrical brushpots of plain forms -- 5¼.in and 6½.in.high; a three tiered wood rectangular box and cover with carrying handle and brass mounts -- 14½.in.wide; and a wood rectangular box and higed cover with brass mounts -- 13¾.in.wide. (4

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Canton enamel dish with flattened rim painted with a central medallion of...

A Canton enamel dish with flattened rim painted with a central medallion of a coiled dragon, the rim with fruiting sprays of pomegranate, lingzhi, pears and peaches, the reverse with flowersprays -- 7¼in.diam., Qianlong sealmark and of the period

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Chinese pale celadon jade flattened square vase with pierced handles...

A Chinese pale celadon jade flattened square vase with pierced handles, carved to one side with a phoenix, with a small oval brushwasher attached, with a hardstone turquoise and coral tree issuing from the vase -- 6½in.high, 18th century. See Illustration

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 450 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Chinese pale celadon jade carving of two rams, one holding a lingzhi...

A Chinese pale celadon jade carving of two rams, one holding a lingzhi spray in its mouth and the other resting head on the back of the other (natural flaws) -- 2¾.in.long, 18th century . See Illustration

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 29.07.1993

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A Japanese black lacquer rectangular box and cover, with silvered ring...

A Japanese black lacquer rectangular box and cover, with silvered ring handles, decorated in gold hiramakie with stylised maple leaves, the interior of nashiji (minor chips to edges) -- 9½in.long

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 29.07.1993