Fine Chinese Art

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Datum der Auktion: 16.05.2019

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A group of five bronze mirrors

Han Dynasty and later Comprising a 'TLV' mirror with mythical animals amidst foliate scrolls, Han dynasty, 14cm (5 1/2in) diam. A small circular mirror with archaic characters, Han dynasty, 10cm (4in) diam. A mirror with inscription in a rectangular cartouche, probably Tang or Song dynasty, 14.7cm

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, Jue

Shang Dynasty The vessel with a deep U-shaped body rising from three splayed triangular blade legs to a pointed rim opposite a guttered spout flanked by a pair of posts capped with conical 'fire-whorl' medallions, the exterior boldly cast with two taotie masks with bulging eyes separated by flanges

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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An archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, zhi

Shang Dynasty The well cast pear-shaped body rising from a tall splayed foot to a flared mouth with lipped rim, cast around the neck and the foot with a leiwen band centred by a shallow flange on each side, domed cover with knop similarly decorated with a leiwen band, the bronze with light malachite

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 28.000 £ - 34.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A rare pair of bronze silver-inlaid crossbow holders, cheng nu qi

Late Warring States/Western Han Dynasty Each rectangular socket of the bow-support shaped as a head of a tiger depicted with round ears and bulging eyes, the open mouth and elegantly-curved neck terminating with the head of a phoenix, all finely decorated with silver and gold inlaid designs forming

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A gilt-bronze belt hook

Warring States Period The belt hook shaped with a wide curving body with two taotie masks flanking archaic and intricate scrollwork, terminating in a small chilong head. 10.8cm (4 1/4in) long

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, gu

Shang Dynasty, 13th-11th century BC Of slender form rising to an elegantly flared trumpet neck, cast on the mid-section with a pair of taotie masks detailed with raised eyes and divided by notched flanges, the gently splayed foot decorated with four stylised dragons reserved on a leiwen ground, all

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A carved stone head of Buddha

6th century or later With a benign, tranquil expression beneath bow-shaped eyebrows and tight curls, flanked by long pendulous ears, the stone of dark-grey and yellow-ochre tone, wood stand. 21cm (8 1/4in) high. (2

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A stone figure of a seated lion

Tang Dynasty The muscular lion carved seated on its hind legs with extended forelegs and bulging chest, the head slightly turned to its left, bearing a ferocious expression with bared teeth and bulging eyes, the neck covered with a curly mane. 24.8cm (9 3/4in) high

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A sancai-glazed pottery model of a horse

Tang Dynasty The horse modelled standing four-square on a rectangular base, modelled with its head slightly turned to the left, bulging eyes and alert ears, the body glazed in rich ochre with brown-glazed strapwork suspending medallions, the unglazed saddle with traces of red pigment. 52cm (20

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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An amber-glazed amphora

Tang Dynasty The baluster body rising to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a tall waisted neck and everted lipped rim, flanked by a pair of curved strap handles terminating in dragon heads biting the cup-shaped rim, splashed with an amber glaze stopping irregularly and exposing the unglazed lower

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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An amber-glazed bowl

Tang Dynasty Finely potted with deep ridged sides rising to a slightly everted rim, covered except the base in a rich honey-brown glaze pooling in the interior and around the foot. 19cm (7 1/2in) diam

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Dingyao carved 'lotus' lobed dish

Song/Jin Dynasty The shallow bowl thinly potted with a hexalobed rim, the interior finely carved on the sides and across the well with exquisite curling lotus blossoms on winding foliate stems, all covered with a rich creamy glaze, fitted box. 20.4cm (8in) diam (2

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Cizhou painted 'floral' vase, yuhuchunping

Jin Dynasty The vase well potted with a pear-shaped body and waisted neck, applied on the exterior with a cream-white slip and a transparent glaze picked out in dark iron-brown with two bands depicting stylised floral sprays separated by a double fillet around the centre and two triple-line borders

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A rare ding-type brown-glazed cupstand

Song Dynasty The thinly-potted cup with deep rounded sides resting on a thin shallow dish, and supported on a tall spreading foot, covered inside and out in a rich chocolate-brown glaze thinning on the underside and rim areas to dark-green and black, Japanese wood box. 11.5cm (4 1/2in) diam. (2

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Junyao-glazed dish

Northern Song Dynasty Well potted with shallow rounded sides rising to an angular everted rim, covered all under an attractive lavender-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom colour to the rim. 19cm (7 1/2in) diam

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Junyao purple-splashed dish

Yuan Dynasty With shallow curving sides rising to a flared rim, supported on a short foot, covered with a thick glaze of lavender-blue colour highlighted with a purple splash. 16.5cm (6 1/2in) diam

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Junyao purple-splashed tripod incense burner

Yuan Dynasty The compressed globular body raised on three short legs, the short neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, covered overall with a lavender glaze and irregular purple splashes, the feet left unglazed to reveal a buff-coloured stoneware body. 10.9cm (4 2/8in) high

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Junyao purple-splashed tripod incense burner

Yuan Dynasty The compressed globular body rising from three short curving legs to a constricted neck and a flat everted mouth, flanked by high rectangular handles each enclosing a stylised chilong, applied with a milky-blue glaze dotted with purple splashes, paling to a light-brown tone at the rim

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A pair of Junyao glazed dishes

12th/13th century Each elegantly potted with shallow sides supported on a carefully-cut foot, applied overall with a greyish-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim. Each 17cm (6 3/4in) diam. (2

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Junyao lavender-glazed saucer-dish

Northern Song Dynasty Potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered overall with a lavender-blue glaze, thinning to a buff tone at the rim and stopping short of the foot to reveal the brown body. 16.2cm (6 2/8in) diam

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Longquan celadon-glazed bowl

Song Dynasty Elegantly potted with deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot, the exterior moulded with vertical ribs, all under a lustrous sea-green glaze. 12.7cm (5in) diam

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A Junyao-glazed bowl

Yuan Dynasty Well potted with rounded sides and a short straight foot, covered with a thick glaze of pale blue tone, thinning to an olive and greyish hue towards the extremities. 19.6cm (7 5/8in) diam

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A large Longquan celadon-glazed dish

Early Ming Dynasty Heavily potted, the centre carved with a flowering branch and foliate scrolls, covered in a rich olive-green glaze except on the partially-glazed base revealing the orange biscuit body. 43.5cm (17 1/8in) diam

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A large Longquan celadon-glazed dish

14th century Sturdily potted, the gently rounded sides rising from a short foot, the interior carved with stylised lotus in the centre encircled by further scrolling lotus, the underside undecorated, covered overall with a lustrous olive-green glaze except the wide ring on the recessed base burnt

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A blue-glazed altar vessel and cover, Dou

Impressed Jiaqing seal marks and of the period The vessel moulded in shallow relief with bands of archaistic motifs including overlapping lappets and 'C' curls, the domed cover surmounted by a double-rope-twist loop handle, both covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of vibrant indigo-blue

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' dish

Kangxi six-character mark and of the period Finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, deftly incised with two dragons around the cavetto striding in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the reverse similarly incised with two dragons chasing a pearl

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A mirror-black-glazed bottle vase

Kangxi Well potted with a pear-shaped body supported on a straight foot, tapering to a slender trumpet neck rising to an everted rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze, wood stand. 18.5cm (7 1/4in) high (2

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A rare pair of turquoise-glazed Jardinières

18th century Each jardiniere of quatrefoil section moulded as a begonia flower with four lobed sides raising from a short foot encircling a recessed base, the body incised with a continuous band of archaistic interlocking chilong on a leiwen ground, covered overall in an even brilliant turquoise

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A ge-type crackle-glazed bowl

Qing Dynasty Sturdily potted with deep curving walls rising from a short straight foot, the pale grey-green glaze displaying dark grey and golden-brown crackles. 25cm (9 7/8in) diam

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 16.05.2019

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A large teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase

Impressed Qianlong seal mark and of the period The compressed pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot and tapering to a tall cylindrical neck, all covered with an evenly-mottled dark yellow-green glaze stopping at the foot, the base with the impressed seal mark. 33cm (13in) high

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 16.05.2019