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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AN ELABORATELY CAPARISONED GRAY POTTERY HORSE

Northern Wei dynasty Standing at momentary rest with its four legs and tail attached to a low plinth, the mane carefully cut with three tufts of hair, tiny bosses applied to the cloth draped across the head, the straps across the chest and haunches, and incised lines to the stirrups and the saddle

Los #: 204

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

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 POTTERY FIGURE OF A SOLDIER

Northern dynasties, circa 500CE Standing at attention with his eyes focused forward and his head sheathed in a helmet, his right hand grasping a weapon that is no longer preserved and his left hand resting on a shield centered with a feline head that front his baggy trousers and thick tunic worn

Los #: 206

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY

Tang Dynasty The smiling figure with vivid red lips on her white-painted face and black paint highlighting her towering coiffure, her a high-waisted robe with a low neckline of pale green hue in contrast to the iron red pigment on her short jacket, waistband and long scarf covering both hands, her

Los #: 207

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 PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A YOUNG EQUSTRIENNE HOLDING A BIRD

Tang dynasty The rider dressed in boots and a 'barbarian coat' with its lapels turned outward, holding a bird in her raised left arm as she sits astride her mount standing at rest with its four legs attached to a low rectangular plinth, the surfaces colored in white, pale blue, shades of red and

Los #: 209

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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TWO PAINTED POTTERY TOMB FIGURES

Tang dynasty The first a foreign groom with a heavy beard and mustache, dressed in cloth cap, a pouch tucked under the belt encircling his coat with turned-back flaps as he stands with his hands raised to hold the reins of his horse or camel, his boots attached to a low curving plinth; the second a

Los #: 211

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

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 Longquan celadon dish

Ming dynasty, 15th century Thickly molded and incised with a classic scroll along the rim flange, lotus scrolls along the curving walls and a cash-and-trellis diaper roundel across the floor of the well, the lotus scrolls repeated on the exterior walls and an olive green glaze applied to all

Los #: 214

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A Longquan charger

Ming Dynasty, 15th century Thickly molded with an upturned edge to the rim flange, a band of recessed ridges along the shallow cavetto and a peony branch roundel stamped to the center of the well, the olive-green glaze covering all surfaces except a cinnamon-burnt firing ring within the recessed

Los #: 215

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 4.000 $

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 transmutation lavender-glazed long neck vase

18th century The slender neck expanding slightly toward the body of pear form raised on a tall foot that forms an elegant silhouette, the mottled magenta and turquoise glaze on the exterior wall turning to creamy white along the rim and interior neck, the unglazed foot pad and recessed base showing

Los #: 217

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

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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Two small monochrome glazed incense burners

18th/19th century The first of compressed bombé form with a pair of loop handles on the sides and a tall foot, the iron rust glaze layer sprinkled throughout with minute silvery-gray inclusions on the interior neck, exterior walls, the foot pad and a small concave circular recess to the center of

Los #: 219

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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Two glazed porcelain basins

19th century Each of Dehua type with a raised edge to the rim flange incised with ribboned auspicious emblems, one basin incised with a single carp swimming amid waves and water weeds across the flat floor of the wide well and the second basing incised with a pair of fish in the same area; the pale

Los #: 220

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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Celadon glazed lotus dish

Qianlong six-character mark and of the period Molded in shallow relief on the interior well with five rows of lotus petals radiating from a central pod towards a foliate rim, the seal mark written in underglaze blue to the center of the recessed base and the pale sea-green glaze applied everywhere

Los #: 221

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A transmutation red glazed fanghu

Guangxu six-character mark and of the period Of rectangular section with indented corners to the rim and neck, a pair of rectangular lug handles, the body flaring outward above a tall foot and molded with raised peaches on the opposing faces, the scarlet glaze layer streaked with lines of dark blue

Los #: 222

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018

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A celadon cong-form vase with trigram decoration

Guangxu six-character mark and of the period Of square section with a circular-sectioned neck and foot, the upright walls molded in high relief with the eight trigrams, the pale greenish-white glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad now dressed with black pigment, the concave base bearing

Los #: 223

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

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 Dehua vase

18th century Of elongated sleeve form with a later metal band attached to the everted rim, a waisted neck and two lion heads applied at the rounded shoulder on the elongated body, the straw-colored glaze visible on all surfaces except the wide foot pad. 14 7/8in (38cm) high

Los #: 226

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

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 polychrome enameled elephant

Qianlong mark, late Qing/Republic period Surmounted by a baluster vase decorated to depict three halberds in a vase surrounded by other One Hundred Antique and additional auspicious emblems, potted to fit securely into an elaborate saddle and blanket depicting horses on waves upon a bright yellow

Los #: 228

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

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 hu-form vase depicting Rice Cultivation

Republic period Of thickly molded pear form raised on a tall foot with iron red enamel accenting the pair of stylized dragon loop handles, the front face painted in bright colors with scenes of rice harvesting and a small inscription in black enamel reversed by a longer inscription in black enamel

Los #: 231

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 17.12.2018