Fine Asian Works of Art

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Datum der Auktion: 17.12.2018

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A GROUP OF SIX PAINTED POTTERY ENTERTAINERS

Han dynasty Including three seated musicians wearing stepped bonnets and two female dancers that accompany a corpulent chanter or balladeer, the surfaces showing traces of white slip, black, carmine and blue pigments. 8in (20.3cm) height of chanter

Los #: 201

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A PAIR OF SQUARE-SECTIONED PAINTED GRAY POTTERY JARS AND COVERS

Han dynasty Each formed with a faceted neck and body of pear shape raised on a tall flared foot, two of the sides painted in muted colors with a bird-like dragon and the other sides with a taotie mask and ring handle below a band of blades, the pyramidal covers painted en suite. 21 3/4in (55.3cm

Los #: 202

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A GROUP OF FOUR PAINTED POTTERY WARRIORS ON ARMORED HORSES

Northern Zhou dynasty, circa 570CE Each warrior wearing a helmet with a peaked edge along the forehead and a plated corselet partially covered by a cloth coat, his stubby-legged mount protected either by coat of plated armor or a solid leather sheath painted to imitate a tiger skin, the surfaces

Los #: 203

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A SANCAI GLAZED POTTERY GROOM

Tang dynasty The figure molded with youthful Han features and braided hair on his unglazed head, dressed in a long tunic with the lapel turned back in the Central Asian fashion, his arms raised as if to grip the reins of a beast of burden as he stands on a low plinth, the surfaces colored with

Los #: 205

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A PAINTED GRAY POTTERY FIGURE OF A FOREIGN GROOM

Tang dynasty Dressed in a fur-lined tunic with the lapels turned backward on his corpulent figure and a cloth cap on his head with intent eyes and exaggerated features as he stands with feet spread on a low plinth, and his arms stretched apart to hold the lead on a beast of burden, the surfaces

Los #: 208

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A LARGE SANCAI GLAZED GUARDIAN FIGURE

Tang dynasty Standing with his raised right hand clenched to hold a now vanished weapon and his left hand raised to ward off intruders, reinforced by a fearsome visage to his unglazed head while his armor and trailing garments, boots and pierced rockery base are splashed or brushed with green, amber

Los #: 212

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A straw and chestnut glazed pottery figure of a horse

Tang dynasty Posed at rest with its four legs attached to a rectangular plinth and its head with an opened jaw turned slightly to the left, the notch on its neck filled with a replacement trimmed mane and a replacement docked tail attached to a hole at the back, the pale straw colored glaze applied

Los #: 213

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A large Longquan tripod incense burner

Ming Dynasty Thickly potted with a rim flange protruding over a short waist, the compressed globular body combed and stamped with a hatched diaper pattern on the exterior above three flared feet that surround a protruding ring of clay at the center of the base, the crazed sea-green glaze stopping

Los #: 216

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A copper red glazed deep dish

Qianlong six-character mark and of the period Carefully molded with a flared rim to the wide well covered with a mottled dark raspberry red wash that thins along the rim and continues onto the exterior walls beneath a colorless glaze applied everywhere except the foot pad, the underglaze blue seal

Los #: 218

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A Dehua standing figure of Guanyin

Bo zhi yu ren mark, 19th century The graceful figure posed standing on a cloud bank with a scroll held in her right hand, her elaborate coiffure held in place with hairpins in terminating cloud collar plaques that match the cloud collar pendant on a pearl necklace hanging between the folds of her

Los #: 224

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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Two Dehua figural groups of Daoist immortals

18th century One group including the standing Cao Guojiu with a pair of clappers in his hand and the seated He Xiangu holding a lotus branch on a faceted rockwork base, the other group showing the seated Lan Caihe holding a flute and the standing Zhang Guolao holding a bamboo tube on a matching

Los #: 225

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A pair of famille rose export beaker vases

Yongzheng Each of square section, the convex walls molded with faux-bamboo edges and applied with raised flowers, leaves and twigs forming branches that issue opposing peach and pomegranate reserves: the pomegranate reserves painted with fishermen and a mother with three children in a skiff

Los #: 227

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A wucai-decorated phoenix tail vase

Kangxi period Molded with a tall trumpet neck and a body of inverted pear form that flares outward above a recessed foot ring, the walls expertly painted in well-preserved enamels with two scenes form the Romance of the Western Chamber (Xixiangji), separated by an enameled leiwen band at the base of

Los #: 229

Schätzpreis: 50.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A famille verte enameled charger

Engraved Johanneum Mark N=188,I, Kangxi The wide curving well painted in bright colors and highlighted in gilt to portray an official kneeling in the foreground between civil and military officials standing to hear a high official reading an imperial proclamation as he stands before he brocade doors

Los #: 230

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A famille rose enameled deep dish

Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period The curving well painted with a bird perched on a magnolia branch crossed with a peony branch below tiny butterflies in flight, all brightly colored and delicately painted on the lustrous glaze ground, the mark on the recessed base written in underglaze

Los #: 237

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A pair of famille jaune vases with peach branch handles

Qianlong marks, Republic period Each of pear shape raised on a tall foot, the peach branch handles supporting ribboned chimes in high relief on the waisted neck, the body painted with two roundels of young boys playing in a palace garden amid brightly painted flowers, leaves and gilt shou characters

Los #: 240

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A 'wu shuang pu' hexagonal planter and underdish

19th century The flat rim flange of the planter painted with rose colored blossoms on a leiwen-pattern of yellow and blue enamel that repeats on the rim of the underdish, the walls of the planter painted with famous figures and their biographies above a tall reticulated foot ring that fits within

Los #: 241

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A Famille Verte enameled vase

Late Qing dynasty Of standard rouleau shape consisting of a cylindrical neck atop a wider cylindrical body, the exteriors covered in an elaborately rendered ground of flying horses, prunus blossoms, auspicious emblems and wave patterns surrounding figural reserves of various shapes depicting

Los #: 242

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A hongmu marble-inset table and side chairs

Republic Period The well-figured marble top set into a mitered, mortise-and tenon frame above an ice-plate edge and beaded waist set off by a coin and ruyi-headed pierced apron and cut-out dragon spandrels joined to hipped, beaded legs with leaf-shaped feet; the side chairs composed of a sturdy back

Los #: 247Y

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A huanghuali side table

Republic Period The three-board top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame over a beaded apron carved with five vignettes of ritual vessels on the long side, three on the short side supported by shorted beaded legs carved with key-fret terminals. 30 3/4 x 95 7/8 x 41in (78.2 x 143.4 x 104.1cm

Los #: 248

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A huanghuali altar coffer, Guichu

19th Century The two-board top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame joined to everted ends, shaped spandrels and 'ice-plate' edges over three solid drawers and supported by splayed rectangular legs, the double doors with fixed stile opening to interior storage, the well figured wood fitted

Los #: 249

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A huanghuali horseshoe back chair

17th/18th century The central back splat carved with a dragon roundel set into a ruyi-shaped reserve and framed by shaped brackets, suspended from a curved top rail supported by front and back rails and short posts to a framed and matted hard seat over a xiangcai-carved apron and box stretchers. 36

Los #: 250

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A huanghuali horseshoe back chair, Quanyi

17th/18th century The curved back splat carved with an openwork coiled dragon enclosed by a leaf-form beaded edge below a curving top rail supported on the tubular back posts framed by shaped spandrels and tapered side posts terminating in rounded hand rests, the hard panel seats set into an

Los #: 251

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A four-panel hongmu dragon screen

Republic Period or later Each central panel deeply carved with two contending five-claw dragons surrounded by cloud scrolls above rocky outcroppings and crashing waves, set between further panels of cloud scrolls and crashing waves and joined to beaded frames over key-fret aprons. 69 x 17 1/4in

Los #: 252

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A pair of zitan open shelf cabinets

Republic Period or later Each with staggered shelves and drawers finely carved on the surface with reserves of lotus pads and open flowers. 68 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 15 3/4in (173.3 x 82 x 40.2cm

Los #: 254

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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a KESI-WOVEN SILK DRAGON ROBE

Late Qing dynasty Intricately woven in thin gilt-wrapped threads and multiple colors on a faded blue ground to depict nine dragons with embroidered eyes surrounded by clouds, bats and other auspicious emblems with some painted details set against a floral quatrefoil diaper pattern above a tall

Los #: 256

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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An unusual silver inlaid bronze archaistic pitcher

17th century or earlier The separately cast lid attached by a hinged handle and ring apparatus reinforced by later modern screws and adorned in vaguely zoomorphic ear and horn patterns as well as a hinged front flap curved to fit the spout, all surmounting the pear shaped body encircled by a raised

Los #: 263

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A cast Bronze Figure of the Buddha

Ming dynasty Seated cross-legged in dhyanasana, the Buddha portrayed with downcast eyes in deep contemplation, the head flanked by pendulous earlobes beneath a prominent ushnisha surrounded by numerous tight coils of hair, the hands folded and rested on the lap in dhyana mudra, dressed in long

Los #: 265

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A Pair of gilt-lacquered bronze figures of Ananda and Kasyapa

Ming dynasty The arhats cast standing on double lotus pedestals, each dressed in long flowing robes delicately cast with floral hems; the elder Kasyapa with wizened expression framed by long eyebrows and long pendulous ears, his hands clasped before his chest; the young-faced Ananda with a

Los #: 268

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A gilt-lacquered bronze seated Buddhist figure

Ming dynasty Cast seated cross-legged in dhyanasana and hands held in the varada and dhyana mudras, the tightly coiled hair fashioned in a high ushnisha behind an openwork crown enclosing five seated Buddhas, the face with heavily lidded eyes and gentle smile framed by elongated earlobes suspending

Los #: 269

Schätzpreis: 18.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018