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Asian Works of Art
Sale 2528B December 3 & 4, 2010 Boston

Asian Works of Art
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Tianyue Jiang 508.970.3274

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auction 2528B Session I - Friday, December 3, 2010 at 9 a.m. Session II - Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 9 a.m. 63 Park Plaza Boston, Massachusetts preview
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Auction & Specialist Information Web Site & Online Bidding Session I - Lots 1-850 Session II - Lots 851-1699C Conditions of Sale Absentee Bid Form Company Directors & Specialty Departments Administrative Staff & Client Services Map & Driving Directions Catalogue Subscription Form

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Provenance
Lots 970-978 Annelise Freiheit Collection and since in a private collection

Lots 78, 1081-1135 Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth

Lots 103A, 1181, and 1437 Descended in the estate of a Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York City academic family

Lots 1223-1281, 1612 Sold by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, for the benefit of acquisition funds

Lots 1319-1326 Ex-collection Estate of the late Senator Theodore F. Green of Rhode Island

Lots 1327-1359 From the private collection of Shen Baozhen’s fifth-generation granddaughter

Lots 1360-1419 Ex-collection P.Y. Wang

Lot 1426 Formerly in the private collection of the family of Yeh Gongchao (George Yeh) (1904-1981).

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Session I - Lots 1-850
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1. Cypress Chest, Korea, early 20th century, of rectangular shape, with brass mounts, ht. 19, lg. 33, wd. 17 1/4 in. $200-300 2. Hexagonal Stand, China, 19th century, rosewood, surface inlaid with bone and ivory in a landscape pattern with borders of bats and floral sprigs, 18 x 18 x 19 in. $200-300 3. Inlaid Rosewood Stand, China, 19th century, with an inset square marble top, the borders inlaid in mother-of-pearl with leafy scrolls, the legs finely carved and inlaid with prunus branches, ht. 32 1/2, sq. 16 3/4 in. $300-500 4. Hardwood Stool, China, 19th century, finely and elaborately carved in openwork with acanthus leaf scrolls, the rectangular side panels carved with chrysanthemum branches, ht. 22 1/2, 16 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (seat). $300-500

5. Pair of Rosewood Chairs, China, late 19th century, the back panel carved in openwork with a cartouche enclosing a fore-fronting dragon clasping a precious pearl, below a section with two dragons striding amidst clouds, the apron carved with prunus scrolls, paw feet, ht. 38, 17 x 18 in. (seat). $500-700 6. Rosewood Incense Stand, China, with an inset marble top, aprons carved and pierced with plum blossoms, foo dog mask on cabriole legs, ht. 28 3/4 in. $300-500 7. Rosewood Incense Stand, China, with an inset marble top, aprons carved and pierced with plum blossoms, cabriole legs with prunus branches, ht. 29 1/2 in. $300-500 8. Nesting Tables, China, 19th century, four nesting tables with the aprons carved in openwork with bats and clouds, ht. 28 1/8, 13 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. $200-300

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9. Pair of Tall Rosewood Stands, China, 19th century, each of rectangular shape with two layers, inset with a marble top, the apron carved in openwork with leafy scrolls, scroll feet, ht. 31 1/2, 16 1/4 x 12 in. $300-500

10. Marble-top Low Stand, China, 19th century, squareshape seat inset with a marble plaque, the apron carved with plum blossoms and lotuses, ht. 11, sq. 16 1/2 in. $100-150

11. Pair of Rosewood Stands, China, 19th century, of three layers, the rectangular top inset with a marble plaque, the apron carved with prunus branches and open scrolls, paw-shaped feet, ht. 32, 16 1/2 x 12 in. $400-600

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12. Inlaid Lacquered Table, Japan, 19th century, finely inlaid in mother-of-pearl with a panel of scholars gathering in a serene landscape with pavilions and pines, the apron with undulating borders decorated en suite, four feet, ht. 6, 19 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. $200-300 13. Inlaid Armchair, China, 19th century, finely inlaid with bone and boxwood with phoenixes, dragons, and birds amidst prunus and magnolia branches, the back splat inlaid with panels enclosing horses in a landscape, figures in front of a pagoda, and bats and precious pearls, ht. 32 1/2, 19 x 16 1/2 in. (seat). $200-300 13A. Black-lacquered Wood Chair for Two, China, each in the shape of an official’s hat side chair Guanmaoyi, the gently curved back splat with relief carving of a chilong roundel, ht. 50, lg. 53, wd. 22 in. $300-500 14. Marble Inset Rosewood Stand, China, 19th century, the rectangular two-layer table with the top inset with a marble plaque, the apron carved in openwork with classic scroll and leafy tendrils, ht. 24 1/4, 16 1/2 x 12 in. $100-150 15. Rosewood Desk, China, supported on two cabriole legs to one side and drawers to the other, the legs with paw feet surmounted by bats and grapevines, the side panels to the drawers carved with a lotus pond scene and bird on prunus branches, elaborately carved apron, beaded borders to the desk top, ht. 31 1/2, lg. 50 1/2, wd. 30 in. $600-800

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16. Cinnabar Chest, China, 19th century, the front door panels carved in relief with scholar and attendant traveling in a mountainous landscape with pavilions, drawers to the interior, the top and sides carved with wan symbols, brass fittings, ht. 11, lg. 15 3/4, wd. 10 1/4 in. $400-600 17. Rosewood Display Cabinet, China, late 19th/early 20th century, the elegant structure accentuated by relief carving and openwork design of lotus scrolls to the borders, ht. 45 1/2, lg. 41, wd. 13 1/4 in. $200-300

18. Portuguese Colonial Cabinet, 18th century, with four shelves to the inside, the front doors and side panels carved and gilded and polychromed with cartouches enclosing flowers and acanthus leafy scrolls, ht. 43, lg. 29, wd. 11 in. $300-500 19. Pair of Cabinets, China, 18th century, elmwood, two-door type with moon-shaped lock plates, aprons carved with foliated dragons, interior with two drawers, original lacquered surface to the interior, ht. 68 3/4, wd. 37 3/4, dp. 21 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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20. Rosewood Chair, China, 19th century, lolling chair type. $300-500 20A. Carved Rosewood Armchair, China, the back carved in relief and with openwork depicting two eagles amidst chrysanthemum branches, dragon arms with inlaid eyes, fu, shou, and lu roundels on the seat, supported on carved cabriole legs, ht. 47 in. $800-1,200 21. Rosewood Tabouret, China, 19th century, rounded form with animal feet and foo dog heads at the shoulders, aprons carved and pierced with flowers, top inset with a red marble panel, dia. 20, ht. 17 1/2 in. $200-300 22. Rosewood Cabinet, China, late 19th/early 20th century, supported on lion mask and paw feet, elaborated carved with panels of figures engaged in various activities in a landscape with pavilions, enclosed by flower borders, ht. 50, lg. 73 1/2, wd. 26 in. $1,500-2,000 23. Takahashi Hiroaki: Moon at Ishiyama, c. 1920, (very good impression, color, and condition, margins trimmed), framed. $150-250

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24. Tsuchiya Koitsu: Pagoda in Rain, 1933,with seals of publisher (Doi), carver and printer, (fine impression, color, and condition), framed. $400-600 25. Yoshida Hiroshi: Sarusawa Pond, 1933, signed in pencil and with jizuri seal, (fine impression, color, and condition), framed. $300-500 26. Yoshida Hiroshi: Utagahama, 1937, from Scenes of Nikko, signed in pencil and with jizuri seal, (fine impression, color, and condition, with some fading and slight marginal creases), framed. $300-500 27. Painting: Japan, late 19th century, white herons on snow-covered willow, ink, slight color and white on paper, with two seals, (fine color and condition), framed. $300-500

28. Terauchi Manjiro (1890-1964): Japan, 20th century, blossoming cherry by a stream with bridge and path with figure, watercolor on paper, Western-style, signed Terauchi, (fine color and condition), framed. $300-500 29. Framed Painting: Japan, early 20th century, farm village by a stream with bridge and fishing boat, watercolor on paper, Western-style, signed Howyo, (fine color and condition with slight creases), framed. $200-300 30. Painting: Japan, 20th century, farm village by a stream below Mt. Fuji, watercolor on paper, Western-style, signed and with seal, (fine color and condition), framed. $100-150 31. Painting: Japan, 20th century, pagoda and temple grounds, watercolor on silk, Western-style, signed and with seal, (fine color and condition), framed. $150-250

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32. Painting: China, 20th century, giant Pandas and bamboo, ink, colors and white on silk, with border of silk brocade, signed and with three seals, (fine color and condition), framed. $300-500 33. Painting: China, 20th century, magpies and lilies, ink and colors on paper, with border of silk brocade, signed and inscribed and with three seals, (fine color and condition with slight creases), framed. $300-500 34. Painting: China, 20th century, chicken hatchling and pea vines, ink and colors on paper, signed and with two seals, (fine color and condition), framed. $200-300

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35. Painting: China, 20th century, birds and flowers, ink, colors and white on silk, unsigned, (good color and condition with some abrasions), framed. $200-300 36. Painting: China, 20th century, pigeon and bamboo, ink colors and white on silk, signed and with three seals, (good color and condition with some abrasions), framed. $200-300

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39. Kunisada: three prints, each depicting a beauty on an outing with a maid, signed and with a seal, (good impression, color, some surface bulging, abrasion, and minor tear, one print), with creased lower border), framed and glazed. $100-150 40. Kaoru Kawano: image of a girl holding a baby, signed in pencil and with one seal, (very good impression, color, and condition), framed and glazed, 19 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (with frame). $100-150 41. Paul Jacoulet: La Geisha Kiyoka, Tokyo, signed in pencil and with a mandarin duck seal, titled and with carver’s and printer’s seal in margin, (very good impression, color, and condition, toned, torn, and glue stain to the margin), framed and glazed, 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (with frame). $100-150 42. Paul Jacoulet: Le Mandarin aux Lunettes, Mandchoukuo, signed in pencil and with a mandarin duck seal, titled and with carver’s and printer’s seal in margin, additional seal to the lower right corner of the back, (very good impression, color, and condition), with old label “Mandarin With Spectacles from Manchuria Grand deluxe Set, Especially dedicated in Memory of Dead Soldiers of the War on Memorial Day. May 1951 Paul Jacoulet” to the back of the frame, framed and glazed, 23 x 18 in. (with frame). $100-150 43. Tadashi Nakayama: Horse, 19/85, signed “Nakayama” in pencil, dated 1966, (good impression, color, and condition, surface abrasion), framed and glazed, 21 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (with frame). $100-150 44. Joichi Hoshi: Red Tree, 21/50, with paper label “Joichi Hoshi ‘71, Miss Rose E Walker 4 Dec 71” to the back, framed and glazed, 17 x 35, 26 x 46 in. (with frame). $200-300 45. Paul Jacoulet: L’Homme Accroupi Chinois, signed in pencil and with an owl seal, titled and with carver’s and printer’s seal in margin, (very good impression, color, some foxing), framed and glazed, 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (with frame). $100-150 46. Paul Jacoulet: L’Homme qui Ecrit Chinois, signed in pencil and with a flower seal, titled and with carver’s and printer’s seal in margin, (very good impression, color, extensive foxing), framed and glazed, 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (with frame). $100-150 47. Paul Jacoulet: Cactus, signed in pencil and with a bird seal, titled and with carver’s and printer’s seal in margin, (very good impression, color, and condition), framed and glazed, 20 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (with frame). $100-150 48. Paul Jacoulet: Tempête du Coeur Séoul Corée, signed in pencil and with a maple leaf seal, titled and with printer’s seal in margin, (very good impression, color, and condition), framed and glazed, 20 1/8 x 16 1/2 in. (with frame). $100-150

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37. Two Hokusai and Another Artist: two long surimino, A Buddhist Priest and Two Women Taking Rubbing from a Stone Stela, and another; together with a framed woodblock print with a seated geisha and lengthy inscription, (fair impression, color, and condition, with creases, stains, fading and rubbing), 12 x 8, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $200-300 38. Framed Painting: Japan, ink and colors on silk, depiction of the seated figure of a monk in front of a precipice, holding a rosary in his hands, 31 x 15 in. $300-400

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49. Paul Jacoulet: Fumees de Santa I, signed in pencil and with a roundel seal, titled and with printer’s seal in margin, (very good impression, color, and condition), framed and glazed, 20 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (with frame). $100-150 50. Hanging Scroll, Japan, ink and colors on silk, Chrysanthemum, signed, inscribed, and with four seals, 21 x 13 in. $300-500 51. Terauchi Manjiro (1890-1964): two Western-style watercolors, Garden with Bridge and Garden with Waterfalls, both signed “Terauchi,” (very good to fine color and condition), framed. $200-300 52. Two Japanese Woodblock Prints: including Lady with Folded Parasol by Yoshitora and Lady with Fan with illegible (abraded) signature, (the first a good impression with good color and slight toning, creases and stains; the second a good impression with good color and in fair condition with extensive stains, creases, tears, holes and abrasions), framed. $100-150
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53. Ito Takashi: Fishing Boat in Harbor, c. 1930, (fine impression, color, and condition), framed. $300-500 54. Ito Takashi: Traveler on a Log Bridge Crossing a Rushing Stream through Mountain Woods, 1932, (fine impression, color, and condition, with some marginal creases), framed. $300-500 55. Takahashi Hiroaki: Geisha Playing Shamisen on Village Street beneath Crescent Moon, c. 1920, (fine impression, color, and condition), framed. $300-500 56. Chinese and Japanese Art: twenty-six items, including Chinese watercolors and a scroll, Japanese photographs, an ink painting, and woodblock prints by or after Utamaro, Kunisada, Hiroshige, Hokkei, Wada Sanzo and others, (mostly fair to good condition with various faults), four framed items, a scroll and remainder in white folder, which also contains some color reproductions of Japanese prints. $200-300
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57. Two Japanese Prints: Hiroshige, Minakuchi on the Tokaido, from the series The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido, signed, (very good impression, color, and condition); Tominobu, Courtesan Hanaoka of Daikoku-ya, signed, (very good impression and color, slight abrasion to the surface, lower left corner worn, trimmed margin). $300-500 58. Hokusai: Lake Suwa in Shinano Province, from Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji, blue outline, a later 19th century impression from re-cut and/or newly cut blocks, (very good impression, color, and condition, with faint stains and a diagonal crease), framed. $300-500 59. Hasui: Udo Turret at Kumamoto Castle, (fine impression, color, and condition), framed. $300-500 60. Saito Kiyoshi: four woodblock prints, two of women and two landscapes, signed in pencil or ink within the image and with red seals, (very good impressions, color, and condition, not examined out of frames), framed. $300-400 61. Yoshikawa Kampo: two kabuki portraits of a man and a woman, (very good impressions, color, and condition), 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. $300-500 62. Two Japanese Woodblock Prints: Horses, sumizuri prints, signed and with seal, 20th century. $200-300 63. Hasui: Rain at Maekawa in Soshu Province, together with Canal by Moonlight by Shoda Koho, (very good impressions, color and condition, not examined out of frames), framed. $200-300 64. Kunimori: Courtesan with Fan and Sword, (fair impression, color, and condition, with fading, stains, holes, creases and toning), framed. $150-200 65. Two Japanese Woodblock Prints: Crows on Branch by Takahasi Hiroaki (Shotei) and a copy in reduced size after Hiroshige of Plain at Suzaki, Fukagawa, from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, the latter a 20th century copy, (good impressions, color, and condition), framed. $200-300 66. Yoshida Hiroshi: two prints, Chionin Temple Gate and Hayase, both signed in pencil and with jizuri seals, (good impressions, color, and condition, with some toning and one with dark water stain), framed. $300-500

67. Yoshida Hiroshi: two prints, Plum Gateway and Misty Day in Nikko, both signed in pencil and with jizuri seals, (good impressions, color and condition with moderate to heavy toning), framed. $300-500 68. Noda Tetsuya: Hand Wand, dai-oban, 1967, signed, dated and numbered “a p. 3/10” in pencil, artist’s proof, titled and inscribed within image, (very good impression, color, and condition, with some marginal creases and rippling and faint stains), framed. $300-500 69. Eizan: two elegant ladies, (fair impression, color, and condition), signed, framed and glazed, pillar print (hashira-e), 23 x 4 in. $300-500 70. Kuniyoshi: Famous Views, man fighting in crashing waves with fish, signed, (good impression, color, and condition), framed and glazed. $300-500 71. Hiroshige: Kanagawa from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido, signed, (good impression, color, and condition, minor foxing), framed and glazed. $300-400 72. Kasamatsu Shiro: Red Gate at Hongo in Snow, (fine impression, color, and condition, with slight marginal creases), framed. $300-500 73. Ogata Gekko: White Hare, c. 1900, a rare impression with embossing and hand-applied white (gofun), (fine impression, color, and condition, with faint creases and marginal toning), framed. $300-500 74. Ohara Shoson: Crow on Flowering Branch with Full Moon, c. 1910, signed and sealed Koson, (fine impression, color, and condition), framed. $300-500 75. Hiroshige: four prints, Maisaka and Nissaka, from Fifty-three Famous Views of the Tokaido; Passing through a Torii at a Shrine, from a meisho series; and Climbing a Hill in View of Mt. Fuji, from Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji, (good impressions, color and condition with various faults), framed. $200-300 76. Three Japanese Woodblock Prints: including Hokusai, In the Well of the Great Wave off Kanagawa, from Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji, black outline; Hiroshige, Suruga Street, from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, and Eisen, A Courtesan, (good impressions, color and condition with various faults), framed. $200-300

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78. Framed Painting: Japan, colors on paper, naturalistic painted as a seated figure of a young monk, holding the long handle of a bronze censer, one seal, one other seal to the label on the back, signed “painted by Kyoyuki” to the label, framed and glazed, 46 x 36 1/4, 60 1/2 x 50 in. (with frame). Provenance: Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth. $400-600

79. Ohara Shoson: Songbird and Mayfly Among Grasses, c. 1910, signed and sealed Koson, (fine impression, color, and condition, with some faint stains and creases), framed. $200-300 80. Two Japanese Woodblock Prints: including a twentieth-century copy in reduced size after Hiroshige’s Autumn Moon at Seba, from the Sixtynine Stations of the Kisokaido; together with a Meiji era print of a scene in a farm village eatery, (good impressions, color, and condition), in slipcase. $100-150

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81. Framed Painting: Japan, Chinese style, ink and colors on silk, finely painted as a bird perched on white and red magnolia branches, signed, one seal, framed and glazed, 11 x 14 in. $200-300 82. Hanging Scroll, Japan, 19th century, ink on paper, abstract Chan painting, three seals, 27 x 8 3/4 in. $300-500 83. Ohara Shoson: Cockatoo with Pomegranate, chuban, c. 1930, signed and sealed Shoson, (fine impression, color, and condition), framed. $200-300 84. Mikumo (Publisher): Sangyu Sangendo Temple, Kyoto, Japan, signed in pencil and with two red seals, titled verso with publisher’s label and inscribed “26/30 No 64 AB,” (very good impression, color, and condition, with light foxing and creases), in large brown envelope. $200-300

85. Okuyama Gihachiro: Mountain Valley and Farm in Late Autumn, signed and numbered “75-43” in pencil and inscribed in pencil in Japanese script in left margin, probably self-printed, (fine impression, color, and condition), framed. $300-500 85A. Kiyoshi Saito: Jacko-in Kyoto, 44/100, 1963, signed in Roman script “Kiyoshi Saito” and sealed in red in Japanese “Kiyoshi,” (very good impression and color, minor creases to the margin), 20 1/2 x 15 in. $300-500 86. Takahashi Hiroaki: Riverside at Katsushika, c. 1920, (fine impression, color, and condition, with very slight foxing), framed. $300-500 87. Hiroshige: three prints, including Musashi, Sumida River in Snow, from Famous Places of the Sixty-odd Provinces; together with Snow at the Sumida River, from Famous Places of the Eastern Capital, and Canal in Winter, from the same series--all later 19th century editions, (good impressions, color and condition), framed. $300-500

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88. Hanging Scroll, Japan, 19th century, ink and colors on paper, depiction of an armored warrior carrying a bow while traveling on a sturdy black horse, with one seal, 25 x 21 1/2 in. $400-600 89. Ohara Shoson: Diving and Leaping Carp and Bee, c. 1910, sealed Koson, (very good impression, color, and condition), framed. $200-300 90. Toyokuni III: Courtesans and Attendants, c. 1850, (fair impression, color, and condition, with fading, creases, and water stain), framed. $100-150 91. Three Japanese Woodblock Prints: Women Entering and Leaving Temple Grounds by Toyokuni III, and two Bathing Scenes, copies after Koryusai, (fair to good impressions, color and condition, one with a bad repair), framed. $150-250 92. Three Japanese Woodblock Prints: prints of women by Kuniyoshi, Toyokuni III, and Sadahide, (good impressions, color and condition), framed. $300-500 93. Two Japanese Woodblock Prints: Joyful Spring, after a 17th century painting by Matabei; and A Jollification, after a painting of the same period by Miyakawa, both 20th century copies, (good impressions, color, and condition, with some toning), framed. $200-300

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94. Five Japanese Woodblock Prints: including three actor prints by Toyokuni III, a print of a sumo wrestler by Kunisada and a sumi ink drawing of a scene from the life of the famous poetess and beauty Ono no Komachi of the Heian period, the drawing probably a study for a woodcut by an unknown artist of the 19th century. $500-700 95. Utamaro: two ladies reading, signed, late impression from new blocks, (good impression, color, and condition, slight soiling to the paper), framed and glazed (glass broken). $100-125 96. Kawanishi Hide: The Stone Garden, signed in pencil, dated 1959, edition 100/200, (very good impression, color, and condition), framed and glazed, 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. $400-600 97. Kimura Kosuke: Memory, Kyoto-1, signed, dated 1974, edition 50/60, (very good impression, color, and condition), framed and glazed, 11 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. $300-500 98. Ryohei Tanaka: etching, depicting roof and trees, signed in pencil, dated 1977, edition 5/100, (very good impression and condition), framed in Plexiglas, 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. $300-400 99. Woodblock Print: depicting red squares, signed, dated 1964, edition 89/210, (very good impression, color, and condition), framed and glazed, 18 x 16 1/2 in. $150-250

100. Tsuchiya Koitsu: Miyajima Shrine in Rain, second printing. $100-150 101. Buncho and Kiyonaga: two prints, Lovers Meeting, chuban, 19th century impressions, (good impressions, color, and condition, with faint toning, stains, or creases), framed. $200-300

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102. Yoshikazu: Women Engaged in Silkworm Culture, diptych or two sheets of a larger composition, (fair to good impression, color, and condition, with extensive creases, toning and trimming), framed. $300-500

103. Framed Painting: Japan, Kano School, 18th century, ink and colors on silk, depiction of a white hawk on its stand, framed and mounted, 64 3/4 x 34 1/2 in. Provenance: Christie’s New York, Fine Japanese Works of Art, March 21, 1985, lot 621. $800-1,200

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103A. Pair of Framed Paintings: Japan, 17th century, Unkoku School, ink on paper, landscape motif in Chinese style, framed and glazed, two seals to one painting, framed and glazed, 37 3/4 x 14 in. Provenance: Descended in the estate of a Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York City academic family. $1,000-1,500

104. Six-panel Screen, Japan, Kano School, 19th century, ink and colors on gold paper, depiction of plants and flower branches under a full moon, each panel 17 3/4 x 53 in. Provenance: Christie’s New York, Fine Japanese Works of Art, March 21, 1985, lot 645. $800-1,000

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105. Large Celadon Bowl, Japan, supported on tripod feet, the exterior carved with flowers borne on leafy tendrils, below a band of chrysanthemum lappets under the everted flat rim with key-fret designs, covered by a pale celadon-green glaze, ht. 6 7/8, dia. 14 1/4 in. $200-300 106. Pair of Covered Porcelain Jars, Japan, early 20th century, each painted in polychrome enamels with cranes resting amidst prunus branches, the domed cover decorated en suite, surmounted by a foo dog finial, ht. approx. 20 1/2 in. $300-500 107. Pair of Satsuma Vases, Japan, 19th century, the lobed sides painted with cranes resting in a reed pond, between brocade borders around the neck and above the foot, ht. 12 7/8 in. $200-300

108. Satsuma Paste Box, Japan, 19th century, the circular cover finely painted with a ferocious dragon amidst swirling clouds to the exterior, and a dignitary crossing a river on alligator to the interior, the interior of the box with a scene of maidens appreciating cherry blossoms, mark to the base, dia. 3 in. $200-300 109. Ivory Netsuke, Japan, 19th century, carved with figures resting in front of a thatched cottage beneath an overarching pine tree, signed “Gyokuzan,” lg. 2 1/2 in. $200-300 110. Patinated Copper Perfume Bottle, Japan, 19th century, each side decorated with applied brass finely cast into a multitude of flowers, flanked by dragon handles, lg. 2 in. $200-300

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111. Ivory Netsuke, Japan, 19th century, carved as a group of figures in various attitudes forming a circle, signed “Meiryu” to the base, ht. 1, lg. 1 5/8 in. $200-300 112. Bamboo Root Carving, Japan, 19th century, carved as a traveling shrine with hinged doors opening to a Buddhist triad, with seated figure of Buddha atop a lotus throne flanked by standing figures of Bodhisattva, marker’s mark carved to the base, ht. 6 1/8 in. $200-250

113. Traveling Shrine, Japan, 19th century, carved gilt-lacquered wood figure of Buddha seated on multi-galleried plinth, with a flame-like aureole to the back, ht. 7 1/2 in. $200-300 114. Sculptural Work, Japan, Itaru Komuro (b. 1941), of rectangular shape, box construction with script from Noh play inscribed in classical calligraphy on wooden wall forms, signed “Nonomiya, I. Komuro 1968. 1,” 10 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. Provenance: Ex Fran-Nell Gallery of Art, Tokyo, 1968. $300-400

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115. Inlaid Stand, Japan, 19th century, inlaid with mother-of-pearl on a black lacquered ground with cranes and flowers to the border of the rectangular top, floral sprays to the apron, supported on four feet, ht. 4 1/4, 19 x 11 1/2 in. $300-400 116. Pair of Ormolu Mounted Imari Vases, Japan, 17th century, design of chrysanthemum flowers around the body and lions alternating with peony sprays around the shoulder, underglaze blue decoration with ochre, orange, and gilt, each surmounted by a bouquet-shaped candelabra by Ferdinand Barbenienne, each vase supported by a gilt-bronze stand cast as four standing dragons, ht. 14 in. (17 in. with stand). $3,000-5,000

117. Pottery Vase, Japan, late 19th century, satsuma ware, oviform shape with rib-molded body and a scalloped edge, design of maple leaves and blossoms floating in a stream, ht. 18 1/2 in. $600-800 118. Bronze Boar, Japan, 19th/early 20th century, cast in the realistic fashion as a running boar, its mane cast with fine details, signature to the underside, lg. 13 1/4, ht. 5 1/2 in. $600-800 119. Bronze Lion Group, Japan, Meiji period, cast as a ferocious lion playing with a cub, wood stand, ht. 13 3/4 in. $300-500

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120. Gilt-bronze Censer, Japan, 19th/early 20th century, finely cast as a phoenix with its head turned to the back, its wings extended and elaborate tail falling gracefully to the ground, carved characters “Qinxu er shi zhou nian ji nian,” indicating the censer was made during the period when Taiwan was occupied by Japan in year corresponding to 1908, ht. 15 1/8 in. $300-400

121. Stone Buddha’s Head, Japan, 19th century, the tightly curled hair in the shape of flower petals, with elongated earlobes, arched eye brows, and downcast eyes, benevolent expression, ht. approx. 15 in. $800-1,200

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123. Gilt-lacquered Picnic Box, Japan, Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926), decorated in gold, silver, and colored hiramaki-e and nashiji with an overall design of peony branches, including a square quatrefoil shallow plate, a four-tier square stacking Jubako, two sake bottles, a rectangular covered box; and a rectangular tray, ht. 13, 13 3/8 x 9 in. $400-600

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124. Three Bronze Monks, Japan, 18th/19th century, each standing figure of monk in a robe cast with crisp folds, and a circular aureole with three flame-shaped appliqués to the back, one holding a bowl, another holding a precious object, incised characters to the rectangular plaque to the back identifying the inventory number of each in the temple, ht. 12 7/8 in. (tallest). $1,000-1,500 125. Flambé Glazed Vase, Japan, early 20th century, the cylindrical vase encircled high relief standing figures of Immortals in various attitudes, covered in a glaze with different shades of purple, ht. 12 3/8 in. $150-250 126. Tobacco Pouch, Japan, early 20th century, woven with dragon design, silver clasp, chain, and buckle in repoussé design of a dragon, suede lining, 5 3/8 x 3 7/8 in. $300-500 127. Silver Dessert Set, Japan, early 20th century, five fan-shaped plates carved with bamboo, signed to the front, and Mitsukoshi mark to the reverse, four small picks, wood box, 3 1/8 x 6 in. $250-350 128. Bronze Mirror, Japan, 19th century, finely cast with birds perched on and flying above a cherry blossom tree growing from rockwork, with bamboo shoots nearby, signed, dia. 7 1/8 in. $300-500

129. Imari Umbrella Stand, Japan, 19th century, the exterior of the columnar body decorated with multiple fan-shaped panels of samurai in interior settings or a recluse in a landscape, surrounded by a multitude of flowers, ht. 24 1/2 in. $300-500 130. Two Ivory Carvings, Japan, a netsuke carved as a man holding a fan, together with a flat brooch as a seated man holding a calligraphy brush and a letter, lg. 1 7/8, 2 1/8 in. $50-75 131. Fukagawa Vase, Japan, painted in overglaze polychrome enamel with sages and attendants in a bamboo grove, reserved on a black glazed ground, between collar lappet borders, ht. 10 3/8 in. $100-150 132. Large Porcelain Bowl, Japan, the exterior and the well inside painted in overglaze green enamel with sinuous dragons leaping amidst clouds, the central medallion to the interior depicting gentlemen conversing on a boat, dia. 10 1/8, ht. 4 3/8 in. $100-150 133. Cloisonné Vase, Japan, the exterior with enameled decoration of deer striding or resting amidst colored clouds, all reserved on a light green ground, incised to one side of the brass foot ring with “Japan Sato Cloisonné,” wood stand, ht. 4 5/8 in. $200-300

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134. Pair of Cloisonné Enameled Vases, Japan, Meiji period, each finely enameled with a bird perched on magnolia branches, reserved on a dark purple ground, carved wood stands, ht. 3 1/2 in. $200-300 135. Cloisonné Enameled Square Vase, Japan, late 19th century, each side finely enameled with a cartouche enclosing a dragon alternating with a phoenix, reserved on a white and blue ground with flower scroll and stylized mythical animal masks, ht. 12 in. $200-300 136. Cloisonné Censer, Japan, the compressed globular body supported by tripod feet, decorated with panels of dragon alternating with those of phoenix, all reserved on a black ground, the domed cover with floral meanders and openwork design in the shape of a peach on a green ground, ht. 3 7/8 in. $100-150 137. Cloisonné Vase, Japan, baluster form with decoration of cherry blossoms on a dark green ground, white metal body, maker’s mark on the base, ht. 7 in. $100-150 138. Kutani Vase, Japan, 19th century, of cylindrical shape, painted in red and gilt with samurai fighting under pine trees, mounted in brass into a lamp, ht. 14, 20 in. (overall). $300-500 139. Large Imari Vase, Japan, 19th century, painted in underglaze blue with leafy scrolls on a red ground with phoenixes amongst grapevines, floral lappets around the shoulder, ht. 24 1/2 in. $300-500

140. Cloisonné on Porcelain Vase, Japan, 19th century, the bulbous body in “birch bark” with birds amidst chrysanthemum, magnolia, rose, and peony branches, with porcelain plaque around the shoulder imitating beribboned draped fabrics with elegant folds, ht. 19 3/4 in. $400-600 141. Carved Wood and Inlaid Screen, Japan, 19th century, inlaid in mother-of-pearl and ivory with a bird perched on prunus branches to one side, and bird and butterfly amidst magnolia branches to the other, reserved on a dark red ground, the borders finely carved in relief with birds, camellia, and pines, ht. 32 1/2, lg. 17 in. $200-250 142. Large Imari Bowl, Japan, 19th century, painted in iron red, green, underglaze blue, and gilt with cartouches of ladies in kimono in a landscape appreciating autumn scenery, alternating with geometric panels, the interior with a peony branch roundel, dia. 15, ht. 5 in. $300-350 143. Large Imari Vase, Japan, 19th century, the beaker vase painted in blue, red, and gilt with a panel enclosing an elegantly attired female and attendant appreciating an autumn scene with maple trees and chrysanthemum to one side, the other side with figures viewing a spring scene with sophora flowers, all reserved on a peony ground, ht. 24 in. $200-250 144. Inlaid Cabinet, Japan, early 20th century, the pair of door panels to the lower section inlaid in mother-of-pearl and bone with birds on a takamaki-e ground with magnolia blossoms, wire inlaid design of class scrolls, the top carved in openwork with peony scrolls and inlaid birds, ht. 27, lg. 21 1/4, wd. 8 in. $250-300

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145. Imari Charger, Japan, 19th century, octagonal shape, a gilt shou roundel to the interior emanating panels of foo dogs alternating with those with peony flowers, underglaze blue geometric design to the exterior, dia. 18 1/8, ht. 2 1/8 in. $200-300 146. Bronze Handwarmer, Japan, 19th century, of quatrefoil shape, the sides carved with panels of ducks in a reed pond and butterflies amidst peony branches, flanked by crab-shaped lugs, the cover with reticulated design of a sinuous dragon, ht. 3 1/2, lg. 5 1/4 in. $100-150 147. Bronze Mirror, Japan, 17th century, the front side cast in relief with pavilions rising above a tortoise in the sea, flanked by cranes and a multitude of flower sprays, dia. 4 1/2 in. $200-300

148. Cloisonné Enameled Jar, Japan, 19th century, finely enameled with pheasants resting amongst peony and prunus blossoms, reserved on a black ground, “Da Ming” mark to the green enameled base, ht. 9 1/4, dia. 11 in. $300-400 149. Kutani Vase, Japan, 19th century, decorated in gilt with a roundel enclosing a sinuous dragon to one side, and an arhat in a landscape to the other, reserved on a floral ground, the waisted neck flanked by mythical animal masks with fixed pendants, ht. 14 in. $300-350 150. Pottery Jar, Japan, by Totaro Sakuma (1900-1976), iron-glazed jar with faceted surface imitating beehives, ht. 10 7/8 in. N.B. Totaro Sakuma was a student and friend of the famous potter Hamada. He lived and worked in Mashiko, Japan’s main center of folkart pottery. His pieces are especially memorable for the beauty of their design. He once said, “A potter’s work must receive affection from his hands. All forms come from the human body. Many pottery forms are not made, but born of early ones.” $200-300

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151. Imari Charger, Japan, 19th century, the interior painted with panels of cranes and flowers, all within a blue and gilt stylized flower border, the exterior with blue flower sprays, dia. 15 1/2, ht. 2 1/8 in. $150-250 152. Imari Bowl, Japan, 19th century, the interior of the deep bowl painted with a camellia roundel to the center, and panels of twin rabbits surrounded by chrysanthemum flowers to the well, the exterior with flower and fish decoration, dia. 11 3/4, ht. 5 3/4 in. $200-300

153. Cloisonné Vase, Japan, decorated with blade panels of dragon alternating with those of phoenix, below a band of butterflies and flowers around the shoulder, all reserved on a dark blue ground, ht. 9 5/8 in. $100-150 154. Three Imari Bowls, Japan, 19th century, each with scalloping rims, the interior with a central medallion of a flowering plant, panels to the well and the exterior painted with motifs of waves, animals, and plants, dia. 10 1/4, 8 3/4, 7 1/4, ht. 4 1/4, 4, 3 3/4 in. $200-300

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155. Cloisonné Covered Jar, Japan, late 19th/early 20th century, the baluster-shaped body decorated in cloisonné enamel on bronze surface with cranes flying and resting amidst reeds, reserved on a turquoise ground, all between borders of stylized scroll designs, the round finial in the shape of a brocade ball, ht. 9 7/8 in. $200-300 156. Three Japanese Netsuke, two marine ivory carved figures, one as a scholar, the other as a seated child caressing a crane, together with a wood netsuke in the shape of a mask, lg. 2 1/4, 1 1/2, 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Gump’s Gallery, San Francisco. $200-300 157. Horn Netsuke, Japan, 20th century, carved as Buddha’s face, with a horn ojime bead, lg. 2 1/8 in. $300-500 158. Nabeshima Bowl, Japan, 19th century, the interior elegantly painted in underglaze blue with the motif of the Three Friends of Winter, the exterior with stylized lotus scroll sprays, dia. 13, ht. 4 1/8 in. $250-350 159. Two Bronzes, a Korean bronze bowl, and a Japanese copper alloy stem plate, dia. 5 3/8, 8 1/2, ht. 2 3/8, 2 1/2 in. $150-250

160. Bronze Vase, Japan, Meiji period, the compressed globular body shaped into five lobes cast in a petal-form design imitating a mallow flower, the cylindrical neck rising to a hexagonal mouth, ht. 9 in. Provenance: Estate of F.W. Gerring, with an original photograph of the Cleveland house with the vase on display. $600-800 161. Patinated Bronze Vase, Japan, 19th century, the elongated ovoid body with slightly tapering sides elegantly cast in relief with bamboo shoots, signature to the base, ht. 9 1/8 in. $200-300 162. Gilt Bowl, Japan, 18th century, the deep bowl with chased design of Buddhist wheel alternating with elaborate floral scrolls, on a fish roe ground, supported on a pedestal foot, ht. 4, dia. 5 7/8 in. $150-250 163. Bronze Pen Case, Japan, late 19th/ early 20th century, cast and pierced decoration of dragons and a crane, lg. 16 in. $100-150 164. Pair of Kakiemon Vases, Japan, 19th century, each with lobed body of double gourd shape, painted with chrysanthemum and rockwork, mark to the base, ht. 6 3/4 in. $200-300

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165. Satsuma Vase, Japan, the baluster vase finely painted with gilt accentuation with a bird flying amidst iris and chrysanthemum flowers, reserved on an orange-yellow ground graduating to rosy red to the bottom, gilt mouth rim, ht. 9 3/4 in. $200-300 166. Satsuma Dish, Japan, late 19th century, well painted in red and gilt with a pair of pheasants perched amidst peony flowers, mark to the base, dia. 8 1/8, ht. 1 3/8 in. $250-350

167. Three Bronze Mirrors, Japan, 19th century, cast in relief with motif of cranes and pines, chrysanthemum flowers, and Taoist symbols surrounded by cherry blossoms, dia. 7, 5 3/4, 7 in. $200-300 168. Iron Armor Plate, Japan, back or front plate from suit of armor, signed to the inside and with a date of 1924, 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner in Hokkaido, 1968. $250-350

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169. Hirado Bottle, Japan, 19th century, with a globular body and a tall cylindrical neck, finely painted in underglaze blue with karako playing under pine trees in a garden setting, below ruyi lappets and a wide band of upright plantain leaves, ht. 12 3/8 in. $200-300 170. Makuzu Kozan Vase, Japan, late 19th/early 20th century, the doublegourd-shaped body decorated in iron red with a sinuous dragon under a crazed peachbloom glaze, ht. 11 5/8 in. $200-300 171. Kakiemon Vase, Japan, early 20th century, in the shape of a dragon boat, decorated with flower and wave patterns to the sides, ht. 5, lg. 10 1/4 in. $200-300 172. Pair of Blue and White Cups, Japan, 19th century, of octagonal shape, each side finely painted in underglaze blue with floral and leafy scrolls, mark to the base, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 3 in. $1,500-1,800 173. Porcelain Bowl, Japan, with wide open side and petal rim, the exterior gilt and painted in subtle palette with Immortals in a mountainous landscape, mountain ranges in pale purple continuing into the interior, dia. 6 1/2, ht. 2 7/8 in. $100-150 174. Square Blue and White Wine Bottle, Korean, 18th century, each square side painted in underglaze blue with a bat, four longevity characters on the rims of the shoulder, a key-fret border around the mouth rim, ht. 6 1/2 in. $300-500 175. Pair of Kutani Vases, Japan, 19th century, with compressed round body and slightly flaring mouth, the exterior decorated in gilt and enamel with a multitude of flowers behind geometric designs, mark to the base, ht. 9 5/8 in. $400-600 176. Fukugawa Vase, Japan, late 19th century, of elongated oval form, surface finely painted with plants with intricate arrangement and elegantly curled leaves, Koransha mark on the base, chip to the foot, ht. 12 in. $100-150 177. Foliated Satsuma Vase, Japan, late 19th century, the cylindrical body with petal-shaped rim, finely enameled in color and gilt with portraits of arhats and Kwannon seated in rows on waves, mark to the base, ht. 11 3/4 in. $200-300 178. Blue and White Planter, Japan, late 19th century, decorated in underglaze blue with alternating panels of cranes, double fish, phoenixes, and chi dragons, all amidst lotus scrolls, ht. 12 1/2, dia. 16 1/2 in. $200-300

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185. Satsuma Covered Jar, Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912), the ovoid body decorated in gilt and color with panels of Buddhist figures and attendants in a landscape setting, ht. 8 1/4 in. $200-300 186. Small Satsuma Censer, Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912), supported on four feet, the lobed body finely gilt and painted with two groups of rakan, all in various attitudes, an upright short handle to either side of the shoulder, brass openwork lid, “Dai Nippon Satsuma Hododa” mark to the base, ht. 4 1/8 in. $200-300 187. Satsuma Censer, Japan, 19th century, supported on tripod feet, the round body painted and gilded with panels of Immortals conversing in groups, three fixed gilt rings, the domed cover surmounted by a dog finial, wood stand, ht. 7 1/2 in. $200-300 188. Bronze Censer, Japan, 19th century, cast in the shape of a caparisoned elephant with a two-story temple on its back, ht. 12, lg. 6 in. $200-300 189. Bronze Lantern, Japan, 19th century, decoration of birds and flowers, surface accentuated with gilt accents, ht. 20 in. $200-300 190. Porcelain Floor Vase, Japan, late 19th/early 20th century, imari style, finely decorated with dragons above crashing waves on a black ground, surrounding cartouches enclosing peony branches, below collar lappets with gilt and polychrome enameled design of a multitude of florets, extending over the mouth rim to the interior, signed Fukugawa, ht. approx. 37 in. $2,000-3,000

184. Satsuma Bowl, Japan, early 20th century, with scalloped rim, decorated with colored enamel and gilt with cartouches of figures in landscape, reserved on a floral ground, mark to the base, wood stand, ht. 2 5/8, dia. 7 1/4 in. $200-300

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191. Gilt-lacquer Box, Japan, Meiji period, 19th century, square shape, the cover and the sides finely decorated in hiramaki-e and takamaki-e and delicately painted with elegant details of flowers and plants, ht. 2 1/8, 4 7/8 x 4 in. $200-300

192. Six-tiered Gilt-lacquered Box and Cover, Japan, 19th century, of rectangular shape, each layer delicately decorated with gold hiramaki-e design of roundels enclosing three leaves borne on leafy scrolls, reserved on a black lacquered ground, 8 x 5 x 3 3/4 in. $200-300

193. Lacquered Tray, Japan, 19th century, rectangular shape, the interior decorated in hiramaki-e with two dignitaries, a standing figure holding an umbrella, and a seated figure pointed with a fan, all reserved on a black lacquered ground, 19 x 13 3/4, ht. 1 7/8 in. $100-150

194. Gold Lacquer Box and Cover, Japan, 19th century, rectangular shape with round corners, decorated in gold, silver, and red hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with designs of roundels of flowers of the four seasons, reserved on a nashiji ground, ht. 2 1/4, 11 1/2 x 9 in. $300-500

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195. Pair of Lacquered Cup Stands and Covers, Japan, 19th century, each delicately decorated in gold, silver, and colored hiramaki-e design of cherry blossoms and stylized chrysanthemum scrolls, on a black lacquered ground, in an old Japanese wood box, inscription and signature to the box cover, ht. approx. 5 in. $200-300

196. Gilt-lacquered Cabinet, Japan, 19th century, the midsection with a pair of door panels decorated in gilt with cartouches enclosing birds and maple trees, with six drawers inside in hiramaki-e design on a red nashij-i ground with maple leaves, the lower section with tea wares, peaches, and Buddha’s hand citrons, the top section with multiple small drawers decorated en suite, brass mounts overall, maker’s mark to the front, ht. 23, lg. 18, wd. 10 in. $300-500

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197. Polychrome and Gilt-lacquered Wood Figure, Japan, 19th century, figure of Jizo Bosatsu seated atop a three-tiered pedestal, with a rectangular base with openwork panels supporting a carved midsection imitating rocky mountains, and a gilt double-lotus throne, a circular aureole to the back, ht. approx. 30 in. $500-700 198. Bronze Tray, Japan, the wide tray with lobed sides and undulating rim, fixed loop handle imitating bamboo strap, patina simulating the texture of bamboo, dia. 9 in. $200-300 199. Two Decks of Playing Cards, Japan, late 19th century, all finely hand-painted in colors and ink on gilt paper border, one deck painted with various types of insects, the other with animals including mythical animals, all with Japanese notations, 3 x 2 1/8 in. $200-300 200. Inkstone and Censer, Japan, 19th century, the cover of the inkstone with a finial in the shape of a folded leaf, incised signature to the back, together with a censer with quatrefoil lobed body and an openwork lid with leaf finial, lg. 5 3/4, ht. 3 1/4 in. $200-300 201. Set of Five Tea Bowls, Japan, the thin body enameled in abstract fashion with various flowers on a gilt ground, mark to the base, Japanese wood box, dia. 3 1/4, ht. 2 1/8 in. $200-300 202. Wood Carving, Japan, late 19th century, carved as a fish, lg. 24 1/2 in. $75-125 203. Inlaid Lacquered Panel, Japan, 19th century, the central cartouche of gilt and black lacquered surface inlaid with mother-of-pearl and ivory carved figure of Guanyin riding on a big fish on crashing waves, with an attendant, carved wood openwork scroll borders further enclosed by gilt borders, 18 x 15 1/2 in. $400-600 204. Inlaid Wood Screen, Japan, early 20th century, the two-panel screen inlaid with ivory and mother-of-pearl with bird-and-flower motif, carved dragon border to the top and flowers to the sides, 72 x 32 1/2 in. (each). $200-300 205. Gilt-lacquered Cabinet, Japan, 19th century, raised on a low stand with four cabriole legs, the door to each compartment finely decorated in hiramaki-e with landscape scene with pavilions, on a ground with gilt design of stylized lotus and chrysanthemum blossoms borne on feathery leaves, brass fittings overall, ht. 48 1/2 (cabinet), 17 1/2 (stand), lg. 40 1/4, wd. 16 in. $800-1,200

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206. Rosewood Ice Chest, China, 19th century, double cash coins openings to the top panels, brass mounted, raised on low stand, ht. 21 1/2, sq. 16 in. (top). $300-500 207. Wheeled Tansu, Japan, 19th century, the Karuma-nagamochi with multiple drawers, raised on four wood wheels, iron fittings, ht. 49, lg. 54, wd. 37 in. $500-700 208. Paulownia Wood Tansu, Japan, early 20th century, the Sendai-dansu in two parts with four drawers, iron fittings overall with a roundel cast in relief with a tortoise and an eagle to each drawer, ht. 50 1/2, lg. 45 1/2, dp. 17 3/4 in. $300-500 209. Rosewood Table, Japan, 19th century, supported on five cabriole legs carved to imitate plum branches, the apron carved in openwork with plum blossoms, the top with petal rims, ht. 25 1/2, dia. 15 in. $200-300 210. Cypress Wood Hibachi, Japan, together with a kettle holder, ht. 14 1/2, lg. 29 1/2, wd. 17 in. $100-150 211. Two Giltwood Amida Buddha, Korea, 19th century, each seated in dhyanasana pose, ht. 28 1/2, 22 1/4 in. $800-1,200

211A. Porcelain Jar, Korea, Choson period, 19th century, octagonal faceted body, underglaze blue decoration of flowers, (hairline), ht. 2 1/8, approx. wd. 2 3/4 in. $300-500 212. Two White Wares, Korea, Choson period, 16th century, the bottle vase and the bowl covered with celadon-white glaze, plain surface, ht. 10 3/4, 3 1/4 in. $200-300 213. Punch’ong Bottle, Korea, of bail shape, with carved design of fish and leaves, covered by semi-transparent pale olive green glaze, ht. 8 1/4 in. $600-800 214. Two Water Droppers, Korea, Koryo period, 12th/13th century, both shaped into a peach, one covered with plain celadon glaze, the other with carved patterns of petals under a finely crackled celadon glaze, each ht. 2 3/4 in. $200-300 215. Punch’ong Ewer, Korea, Choson period, 15th/16th century, inlaid in white slip with flower branch designs on a ground of wavy lines, the conical top decorated with petal shapes, ht. 4 in. $300-500 216. Celadon Ewer, Korea, Koryo period, 12th/13th century, of lobed melon form, with sangam inlay of stylized florets borne on scrolls, covered with celadon glaze infused with crackles, ht. 6 1/4 in. $300-500

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217. Two Water Droppers, Korea, both shaped as a peach borne on a leafy branch, one covered with crackled celadon glaze, Koryo period, 12th/13th century; the other with high relief polychrome design, Yi period, 18th/19th century, ht. 2 5/8, 3 1/8 in. $200-300 218. Celadon Bowl, Korea, Koryo period, 12th/13th century, conical shape, the interior with white slip inlay decoration of flowers borne on leafy tendrils, the exterior with plain design, covered overall with celadon glaze infused with fine crackles, dia. 5 3/4, ht. 2 1/4 in. $300-500 219. Celadon Cup, Korea, Koryo period, 13th century, conical shape, covered by blue-green glaze, dia. 5 1/4, ht. 1 7/8 in. $200-300

220. Celadon Ewer, Korea, Koryo period, 12th/13th century, the lobed round body decorated with sangam inlay of melons borne on vines, the domed lid with a finial in the form of a bird, covered overall with celadon glaze infused with fine crackles, ht. 9 1/2 in. $300-500 221. Celadon Box, Korea, the box and cover with chrysanthemum petal ribbed sides, the finial in the shape of a stem, covered overall with an olive green glaze, ht. 2 3/8 in. $300-500 222. Celadon Cup, Korea, Koryo period, 13th century, the cone-shaped cup covered with a crackled celadon glaze, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 3 7/8 in. $100-200

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239. Blue and White Jar, Korea, Choson period, 18th century, decorated in underglaze pale blue with a man fishing in a pond, ht. 5 1/4 in. $200-300 240. Blue and White Plate, Korea, 19th century, of square shape with petal rims, the central medallion with a stylized show character in a chrysanthemum flower encircled by stylized characters of shou, jiang, and xi, further encircled by lotus scrolls, the exterior with flower sprays borne on ribbons, 6 5/8 in. sq. $300-500 241. Stoneware Maebyeong, Korea, sangam inlay of white and black in design of twin fish roundels and cranes on a geometric ground, covered with celadon glaze, ht. 11 1/8 in. $300-500 242. Blue and White Vase, Korea, Choson dynasty, 18th century, the rounded body painted in underglaze purple-blue in freehand style with floral and leafy sprays, ht. 9 in. $300-400

243. Stoneware Vase, Korea, Koryo period, 13th century, of maebyeong shape, celadon glaze, sangam inlay of white and black in design of cranes flying amidst clouds, ht. approx. 15 1/2 in. $800-1,200 244. Stoneware Jar and Cover, Korea, Koryo period, 13th century, the body of compressed globular shape, sangam inlay of white and black slip with cranes alternating with floret roundels, reserved on a dotted ground, above a wide frieze of wave patterns, the domed cover with a lotus finial, covered with celadon glaze, ht. approx. 7 3/8 in. $300-500 245. Blue and White Vase, Korea, Choson dynasty, 18th century, the ovoid body surmounted by a short cylindrical neck, underglaze gray-blue decoration of a sinuous dragon striding amidst clouds, ht. 16 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000 246. Celadon Vase, Korea, Koryo period, 13th century, the fluted pearshaped body covered with celadon glaze, ht. 13 5/8 in. $300-500

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252. Lacquered and Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Box, Korea, 19th century, the four layered box raised on a square stand with four cabriole legs, the cover and all sides of the box finely inlaid in mother-of-pearl with pavilions and flower branches, ht. 12 1/4, 7 3/4 in. sq. $300-500 253. Black Lacquered Box, Korea, 19th century, with two layers, the covered with mother-of-pearl inlay of buffalo and horses in a rustic landscape, the sides decorated in mother-of-pearl with cranes and prunus, mountain and water landscape, two tortoises swimming amidst aquatic plants, and floral scrolls encircling fu and shou characters, white brass mounts, ht. 5 1/4, 11 5/8 x 7 in. $800-1,200 254. Standing Bronze Figure, northeastern India or Thai Peninsula, 10th century, the standing figure of Buddha on a lotus throne with his right hand in abhaya and his left in varada mudra, deep black-green patina, ht. 10 1/4 in. $8,000-10,000 255. Seated Bronze Buddha, Pala style, Thai Peninsula, 9th century, seated figure of Buddha with his right hand in vitarka and his left in dhyana mudra, deep malachite patina, ht. 3 3/4 in. $10,000-15,000

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256. Bronze Stele, Eastern India, Pala period, 9th century, of rectangular shape, image of an enthroned Buddha surrounded by attendants, heavenly apsaras and devotees, his right hand in bhumisparsa and his left in dhyana mudra, patina of malachite with azurite deposits, 11 x 7 1/2 in. $20,000-25,000

257. Bronze Lotus-shaped Reliquary, northeastern India or western Burma, 11th-12th century, stupa with a pierced base, foliated hips with apsaras, drum with Buddhas supporting a movable lotus flower enclosing images of the Buddha, ht. 17 3/4 in. N.B. See illustration #283 in Art of Southeast Asia, Abrams Press, from Pagan Museum for similar example. $60,000-80,000

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260. Bronze Buddha, Thai, c. 13th century, Lopburi style, standing figure of Buddha with his hands raised in vitarka mudra, wearing a long cape-like robe and rosette-shaped pendant, ht. 10 1/4, 11 3/4 in. (with stand). $8,000-9,000 261. Ritual Sword, Tibet, 19th century, with flame-shaped top and dragon handle, lg. 14 1/8 in. $200-300

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269. Snaphance Pistol, Middle East, 19th century, white brass mounts, wood stock, with mother-of-pearl inlay of lotus blossoms, lg. 21 in. $200-300 270. Two Flintlock Pistols, Turkey, 19th century, brass mounts, wood stock, each lg. approx. 18 in. $400-600 271. Sword, India, 19th century, tulwar with a steel blade and steel hilt inlaid with silver, lg. 34 1/2 in. $100-150

272. Carved Wood Floor Planter, Anglo-Indian, 19th century, supported on four crocodile-shaped mythical animals at the foot, with reticulated carving of elaborate floral scrolls to each section, ht. 35 in. $400-600 273. Pair of Inlaid Chairs, Syria, early 20th century, the top inlaid with mother-of-pearl and ivory into geometric patterns, drop-in seat with finely worked upholstery of abstract design, back rails in the shape of beaded columns, ht. 28 1/2, lg. 42 in. (together). $200-300 274. Bronze Phurba, Tibet, the handle formed as a wrathful three-headed deity above triangular blade, lg. 10 1/8 in. $200-300

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288. Stone Buddha’s Head, China, Buddha’s head in Liao style, with tightly curled hair and elongated earlobes, downcast eyes revealing benevolent expression, wood stand, 9, 18 in. (with stand). $400-600 289. Red Sandstone Figure of Surya, India, Kushan period, c. 2nd century B.C. to 3rd century A.D., figure of Surya (no head) flanked by female attendants Usha and Pratiusha, wood stand, ht. 10 in. $800-1,200 290. Bronze Head, Thai, the head surmounted by pagoda-shaped hair style with rows of flame-like patterns, benevolent expression with downcast eyes, stone pedestal stand, ht. approx. 15 1/2, 24 in. (with stand). $300-500 291. Two Bronzes, Ganesha as a oil lamp, India, 19th century, in lalitasana pose, holding the tip of his nose in his right hand, oil holder in the shape of flame, together with a Shan sculpture of Buddha, seated in dhyanasana pose, with inlaid eyes, ht. 6 1/4, 9 1/4 in. $100-150

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297. Horn Netsuke, Japan, 20th century, carved as Bodhisattva’s face, lg. 1 7/8 in. $300-500 298. Porcelain Vase, Korea, Choson period, 18th century, hexagonal form with a shaped, stand-like foot, underglaze blue decoration of Buddha’s hand citrons, pomegranate and flowers, under ruyi border, ht. 10 in. $300-500 299. Pair of Tosa School Paintings, Edo Period, mid-18th century, two separate scenes from “Life of Ancient Aristocracy,” ink, gilt, and colors on paper, (minor loss to the paper and paint, stain to the mat board), framed and glazed, 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. $200-250 300. Five Tea Bowls, Japan, one decorated with a green and blue enameled band on a brown glazed ground; one with slip decoration of crane and clouds, covered in a crazed gray-blue glaze; one painted in bright enamels and gilt with a parade on horseback, on a crazed cream ground; one with green enameled leaf-shaped design on a crazed gray glazed ground; one of conical bowl shape, painted with wild geese and a bench on a crazed gray ground, dia. 4 1/2, 4 7/8, 4 3/4, 4 1/2, 6; ht. 2 7/8, 3, 2 3/4, 3, 2 3/4 in. $200-250

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305. Pottery Mug, Persia, 12th century, ragga ware, pale celadon-turquoise ground with burgundy-red luster decoration of arabesques and turquoise spots with a Thuluth inscription on the neck, ht. 5 3/4 in. $800-1,200 306. Lot of Antiquities, consisted of three Roman glassware and ten pottery statues or jars, together with two books, Tanagra and the Figurines, Trefoil Books, London, and Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery, 1980. $300-500 307. Seljuk Pottery Jar, Persia, 12th century, the heavily potted ovoid jar surmounted by a short cylindrical neck, iridescent green glazed surface, ht. 18 3 /4 in. $2,000-3,000 308. Pair of Tiles, Persia, 17th century, both of rectangular shape, one molded with a boy seated atop a lotus stand, the other with a leaping ram, 7 1/2 x 5 3/8, 10 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. $200-300

303. Two-handled Jar, Persia, 10th century, samara ware, molded surface with decoration of figures and arabesques in burgundy luster on a pale turquoise ground, Kufic inscription on the inside of the mouth, ht. 8 3/4 in. $2,000-4,000 304. Pottery Mug, Persia, 12th century, ragga ware, pale celadon-turquoise color with a Kufic inscription in luster of a burgundy-brown color, ht. 6 in. $800-1,200

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313. Pottery Lamp and Cup, a Persian lamp in turquoise glaze, 18th century; a cup in Kantharos form, 3rd century B.C., ht. 3 3/8, 3 in. $200-300 313A. Turquoise Glazed Vase, Persia, 17th century, of elongated ovoid shape, decorated with thick bands of rosette roundels, covered by crackled turquoise glaze, ht. 11 in. $300-500 314. Persian Jar, 18th century, decorated with a wide band of black diaper design enclosing cobalt blue painted florets, the shoulder surround by floral sprays, blue dotted pattern to the rim, ht. 9 1/4 in. $100-150 315. Persian Shield, early 20th century, copper inlaid with silver and gilt design of concentric circles of intertwined leafy scrolls, dia. approx. 13 1/2 in. $100-150

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322. Three Daggers, Sardinia, 19th century or earlier, lg. 12, 11 1/4, 7 3/4 in. $400-600 323. Five Bronze Mirrors, three Chinese mirrors from the 9th-13th century, and two Japanese mirrors. $200-300 324. Bronze Door Handle, Roman, 2nd century A.D., cast in the form of a lion’s head with foliate borders, dia. 5 1/2 in. $100-150 325. Lot of Assorted Metal Antiquities, including two bronze cups, two pottery cups, a group of silver bracelets, bronze bracelets, cloak pins, and various fragments. $200-300 326. Lot of Assorted Roman Bronze Coins, 1st-5th century A.D., approximately seventy-five pieces. $200-300 327. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, finely carved okimono of a peasant carrying two baskets over his shoulder, an axe in his left hand, realistic rendering of decorative patches on his kimono and stitches to the back, ht. 11 in. $400-600

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328. Ivory Luohan, China, 19th century, carved as the figure of Luohan seated on rockery with a coiling dragon around his shoulder gazing at the precious pearl he is holding, Luohan with a wrathful expression with his eyebrow rendered into a flame form converging in the middle, the ivory with a warm honey tone, carved mark to the base, ht. 9 1/4 in. $250-350 329. Three Groups of Ivory Carvings, Japan, 19th century, carved as three figurative groups each consisting of three figures engaged in agricultural or fishing activities, signed to the base, lg. 9 1/2, 5 3/4, 5 5/8, ht. 6 3/4, 7 5/8, 8 1/2 in. $700-900

330. Ivory Pagoda, Japan, 19th century, carved as a shrine honoring the figure of Guanyin, supported on a dragon and lotus pedestal, the roof carved with phoenixes and lotus blooms, wood stand, ht. 9, 4 x 3 3/4 in. (base). $200-300 331. Large Ivory Vase, Japan, 19th century, finely carved with the Seven Sages at the Bamboo Grove appreciating a handscroll in a landscape, accompanied by attendants, fine incising to the robes, ruyi cloud borders to the top, gilt-lacquered stand with cranes flying amidst flower scrolls, ht. 12 1/4 in. $400-600

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332. Ivory Inlaid Plaque, Japan, 19th century, finely decorated with carved ivory and mother-of-pearl inlay on wood board depicting a scholar under a flower and fruit tree, accompanied by a duck, 7 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. $200-300 333. Pair of Ivory Carvings, Japan, 19th century, carved as a pair of longevity gods, the male figure holding a broom and accompanied by a crane, signed “Taizan” to the base; the female figure holding a mop and with a turtle at her feet, lg. 5, 4 3/4 in. $300-500 334. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, carved as the standing figure of Hoitei, holding a bamboo fan in his left hand, and a lingzhi sprig to his right shoulder, signed “Masatama,” ht. 3 in. $100-150

335. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, carved as a Geisha holding an umbrella in her left hand while walking, with her head turned aside, her kimono incised with star and wave patterns, signed “Masayuki,” ht. 7 1/8 in. $300-500 336. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, carved as a Geisha holding an folded umbrella while walking in minced steps, her kimono with incised flower patterns, signed “Shuzan” to the base, ht. 5 5/8 in. $200-300 337. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, carved as a seated figure of an old man opening a treasure box, signed “Ryu (?),” ht. 3 1/2 in. $300-500

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345. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, carved as a fisherman pulling a net, signed “Masanao” to the base, ht. 6 in. $400-600 346. Ivory Seal, China, the low circular seal surmounted by a foo dog with vividly rendered curled fur, carved characters “Chenghua Shang Bao,” dia. 2 3/4, ht. 1 7/8 in. $200-300 347. Bone Dagger, Japan, 19th century, the scabbard carved in relief with a line of figures in various occupations and outfits to each side, the hilt carved into a dragon head, lg. 17 1/2 in. $300-500 348. Bone Dagger, Japan, 19th century, the scabbard finely carved in relief with samurai figures amidst a landscape with pavilions, the hilt another figurative group, signed, lg. 17 in. $400-600 349. Carved and Painted Ivory Tusk of a Fishmonger, Japan, ht. 8 in. $700-900 350. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, standing figure of a man serving tea while a child plays with a toy by his side, mark to the base, ht. 10 3/4 in. $400-600 351. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, standing figure of a circus man with the Three Wise Monkeys, mark to the base, ht. 10 in. $400-600 352. Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, standing figure of a circus man with a monkey on his shoulder and a joyful child by his side, mark to the base, ht. 9 1/8 in. $400-600

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353. Three Ivory Carvings, Japan, 19th century, carved as a man with fishing basket, a man with a bird on his shoulder, and a man holding a child, mark to the base, ht. 7 3/8, 5, 3 3/4 in. $300-500 354. Ivory Carving, India, carved as two celestial figures embracing each other, wood stand, ht. 4 in. $100-150 355. Two Ivory Figures, Japan, 19th century, one a man holding a ladder with two children, the other a standing figure of a street performer, ht. 5 3/8, 4 1/4 in. $300-500

356. Group of Three Carved Ivory Figures, Japan, a man and a boy carrying a fish basket, the other holding a fish net, all set on a wood stand, ht. 5 1/4 in. (tallest). $150-250 357. Porcelain Netsuke, Hirado ware, figure of a seated Nio with blue and brown decoration, ht. 1 1/2 in. $200-300 358. Rose Quartz Covered Jar, China, in the shape of an archaic drinking vessel hu, each side carved in low relief with a stylized taotie mask whose eyes and ears are formed by a phoenix, below a band of plantain leaves, the waisted neck flanked by mandarin duck lugs, foo dog finial atop the dome cover, ht. 11 1/2 in. $400-600

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359. Rock Crystal Censer, China, supported on a tripod foo dog foot, the body flanked by dragon handles suspending jump rings, the domed lid with three lugs with pendants, surmounted by a finial in the shape of a coiling dragon, wood stand, ht. 7 in. $400-600 360. Amethyst Carving, China, carved as the standing figure of Liu Hai holding a large cash coin, with a toad on his left shoulder, wood stand, ht. 9 in. $300-500 361. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as three boys holding an auspicious fruit spray including Buddha’s hand citron, peach, and pomegranate, wood stand, ht. 6 3/4, lg. 8 in. $400-600 362. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as three boys playing on a double gourd, wood stand, ht. 10, lg. 9 1/4 in. $400-600 363. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as figure of Liu Hai standing on waves while catching a string of cash coins emanating from a toad, wood stand, ht. 7 in. $400-600 364. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as a boy playing on a seal, wood stand, ht. 7 1/2, lg. 9 1/4 in. $400-600 365. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as a Pekingese dog, wood stand, ht. 4 3/4, lg. 6 1/2 in. $200-300

366. Pair of Rock Crystal Carvings, China, carved as a pair of geese, wood stand, ht. 3 1/4, 2 5/8 in. $200-300 367. Large Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as fish group riding on waves, wood stand, ht. 9 3/4 in. $200-300 368. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as a fish, wood stand, ht. 3 1/4, lg. 7 in. $100-150 369. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as a boy riding a carp on waves while holding a treasure bowl, wood stand, ht. 7 1/2, lg. 9 3/4 in. $400-600 370. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as a recumbent water buffalo, wood stand, ht. 5 1/2, lg. 10 in. $400-600 371. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved pillow in the shape of a reclining child, wood stand, ht. 4 1/2, lg. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 372. Pair of Large Rose Quartz Carvings, China, carved as a pair of ducks, wood stand, ht. 5, 5 7/8, lg. 7 3/4, 9 1/4 in. $400-600 373. Rose Quartz Carving, China, carved as a boy riding a leaping carp while holding a lotus pod, wood stand, ht. 8 1/4, lg. 9 3/4 in. $400-600

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377. Rock Crystal Carving, China, carved as a man resting against a rock, with his attendants holding a fish basket by his side, wood stand with wire design, ht. 3 1/4, lg. 4 3/8 in. $200-300 378. Rock Crystal Carving, China, carved as an old man seated on a fish basket, holding a staff in his right hand and a pipe in his left, wood stand with wire design, ht. 4 in. $200-300 379. Rock Crystal Carving, China, carved as seated figure of an Immortal with his attendant holding fish, wood stand with wire design, ht. 4 in. $200-300

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380. Six Rock Crystal Carvings, China, carved as an owl, a pig, a tortoise, a Buddha’s head, group of two boys, and Mi Lo Buddha, ht. 2 in. (tallest). $200-300

381. Large Rose Quartz Carving, China, 20th century, galloping horse with a large silver ingot, lg. 20, ht. 18 in. $250-350

382. Two Rose Quartz and Rock Crystal Carvings, China, carved as two seated figures facing front, wood stand, ht. 3 in. $200-300

383. Agate Carving, China, carved as three birds resting atop a gourd emanating from a clam, ht. 4 in. $200-300

384. Rose Quartz Pillow, China, 19th century, in the shape of a reclining boy with carved patterns to his robe, wood stand, ht. 7 7/8, lg. 13 1/4 in. $400-600

385. Rock Crystal Box and Cover, China, 19th century, the circular box and cover carved in relief with kui dragons on a key-fret ground, “Qianlong fang gu” carved mark to the base, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 3 1/8 in. $300-500

386. Rock Crystal Carving, China, carved as a praying mantis resting on a bamboo shoot, lg. 4 in. $200-300

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389. Rock Crystal Cup, China, 19th century, the small but well-hollowed ovoid cup flanked by high relief carving of chilong, whose bifurcated tails extend to the surface engraved with geometric patterns, carved wood stand, lg. 3 1/4, ht. 1 1/4 in. $600-800

390. Lapis Lazuli Vase and Cover, China, the ovoid body with slightly tapering sides, supported on a pedestal foot, finely carved in relief with bands of stylized taotie masks and mythical animals, the neck encircled by six elephant head lugs suspending loose rings, alternating with raised vertical rectangular panels incised and gilded with Qianlong six-character marks, the domed lid with a band of kui dragons and surmounted by a double lotus finial, ht. 12 1/2 in. $12,000-15,000

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391. Coral Vase, China, 19th century, the hu shaped vase surrounded with fine high relief carving of deer resting below an overarching pine tree with a crane perched atop, another crane to the other side of the neck, lingzhi sprigs and rockwork partially forming the base, orange-red coral, fit wood stand, ht. 4 7/8 in. $900-1,200 392. Coral Carving, China, early 20th century, carved as Shou Lao together with a female Immortal, wood stand, ht. 4 1/8 in. $200-300 393. Soapstone Brush Rest, China, 19th century, in the shape of a fivecrested mountain, the surface carved with dragon and fish amidst waves, the stone of yellow, russet, and dark brown color, ht. 2 1/8, lg. 3 3/8 in. $200-300 394. Tianhuang Mountain, China, finely carved with a recluse walking in a mountainous landscape, wood stand, lg. 2 1/4, wd. 1 1/4 in. $200-300 395. Agate Censer, China, supported by cabriole tripod feet, the body flanked by lion-head handles with pendants, the domed lid surmounted by a foo dog finial, ht. 5 3/8 in. $100-150 396. Agate Censer, China, supported by cabriole tripod feet, the body flanked by lion-head handles with pendants, the domed lid surmounted by a foo dog finial, ht. 4 1/4 in. $100-150 397. Agate Vase and Cover, China, supported on a pedestal foot, the ovoid body carved in relief with a panel of peony and iris branches to each side, all in between bands of chrysanthemum petals, the dome cover with openwork finial, (loss), ht. 6 3/4 in. $200-300 398. Agate Censer, China, the compressed globular body supported on tripod cabriole feet, the sides carved in low relief with a band of lotus scrolls, flanked by chrysanthemum lugs with pendants, domed cover decorated en suite, the stone of pale lavender color with russet markings, wood stand, ht. 5 in. $200-300 399. Soapstone Boulder, China, natural shape of a miniature mountain, the stone of red color, wood stand, ht. 5 1/2 in. $250-350

400. Soapstone Carving, China, carved as a female deity standing atop a pedestal stand while carrying a flower basket, ht. 9 1/2 in. $100-150 401. Soapstone Carving, China, carved from buff-colored soapstone as ginseng and lingzhi branches, contrasting with the green and red stone stand, ht. 10 1/2 in. $150-250 402. Tianhuang Seal, China, the pebble-shaped seal carved in low relief with a recluse in a mountainous landscape to the front, and pavilions and trees to the back, wood stand, lg. 1 7/8 in. $100-150 403. Soapstone Carving, China, carved as a seated figure of Luohan with his right hand resting on his bent knee, with a lingzhi sprig to the side, wood stand, ht. 5 5/8 in. $200-300 404. Pair of Agate Carvings, China, each vividly carved as a recumbent foo dog with a ruyi-shaped tail, one of pure white color, the other of lavender-blue color, each lg. 3 3/8 in. $250-350 405. Amber Carving, China, carved as a standing figure of a Guan Yu, holding his beard while carrying a sword, incised patterns to his robe and cape, ht. 11 1/4 in. $250-350 406. Amethyst Carving, China, carved as standing figure of Guanyin holding various items, brass stand, ht. 9 1/4, 11 1/2 in. (overall). $200-300 407. Amber Brush Pot, China, 19th century, the cylindrical body elaborately carved with deep undercutting with Immortals engaged in various activities in a celestial landscape with the Three Friends of Winter, ht. 5 1/8, dia. 2 1/2 in. $200-300 408. Soapstone Carving, China, early 20th century, carved with two dogs chasing each other under pine trees, all rendered in high relief and some deep undercutting, the ochre-colored stone contrasting with the black carved stone stand, ht. 6 3/4, lg. 7 3/4 in. $75-100

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409. Malachite Boulder, China, finely carved with a scholar crossing a bridge in a rocky landscape with gnarled pine trees, his attendant carrying a zither, the other side with a scholar sending off a friend riding on a buffalo with an attendant leading the way, incised and gilt yuti inscription to the mountain, wood stand carved and pierced with motif of Three Friends of Winter, ht. 4 1/4, lg. 8 in. $300-500 410. Lapis Lazuli Carving, China, carved as a double-gourd plant, wood stand, ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300 411. Turquoise Mountain, China, in its natural shape as a rocky mountain, wood stand, ht. 5 1/2, 7 1/2 in. (with stand). $300-500 412. Pair of Lapis Lazuli Vases, China, 19th century, carved with a band of taotie masks to each side, foo dog cover, mounted with brass borders and supported on brass pedestals, lg. 4 3/4 in. (with stand). $200-300 413. Soapstone Carving, China, late 19th century, finely carved as seated figure of Guanyin holding a boy, on a rectangular stand carved as a lotus pond, the stone of yellow green color with orange-red accents, ht. 8 in. $300-500

414. Sterling Silver and Bezoar Bracelet, China, 19th century, four dragons biting the bezoar stone inset in the shape of a human face, dia. approx. 2 1/2 in. $300-500 415. Soapstone Boulder, China, finely carved in medium relief incorporating the orange-red skin of the stone depicting Immortals meeting on a bridge, in a rocky landscape with pavilions, pine trees, and billowy clouds, the stone of buff color, wood stand, lg. 5 7/8 in. $250-350 416. Soapstone Censer, China, the rounded censer with reticulated design of cash coins, surrounded by high relief carving of foo dog group, the lid surmounted by a seated foo dog, the stone of ochre color with dark mottling in contrast with the red stone stand, ht. 12, lg. 11 1/2 in. $200-300 417. Soapstone Carving, China, carved as the seated figure of Luohan reclining against a pile of scripture while picking his ear, his robe with finely incised patterns, the stone of amber-green color with orange-red mottling, wood stand, ht. 4 3/8 in. $200-300 418. Turquoise Carving, China, carved as seated figure of Budai Buddha, wood stand, ht. 3 in. $100-150

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424. Tiger’s-eye Buddha, China, carved as the figure of Buddha seated in dhyanasana pose on a double-lotus throne, wood stand with wire decoration, ht. 4 in. $100-150 425. Soapstone Luohan, China, the seated figure of Luohan holding a bo in both hands while meditating, finely incised floral scroll patterns to his robes, ht. 5 in. $150-200 426. Coral Carving, China, 19th century, finely carved as four figures from the Eight Taoist Immortals, silver wire inlaid wood stand, ht. 3 5/8, lg. 8 in. $300-500 427. Coral Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a woman holding a bough of flowers, deep salmon pink color, (repairs), lg. 6 in. $200-300 427A. Stone Head, China, carved stone head of Buddha, with elongated earlobes and downcast eyes, carved bamboo stand, ht. 7 1/2 in. $200-300

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428. Ivory Buddha, China, 19th century, carved as the standing figure of Buddha atop a lotus stand, holding a ruyi scepter in his left hand, with incised cloud patterns to his robe, wood stand, ht. 11 1/4 in. $400-600 429. Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, finely carved as the standing figure of a Qing official wearing a dragon robe and carrying a sword to his side, wood stand, ht. 11 1/4 in. $300-500 430. Ivory Carving, Chinese Export, standing figure of an Immortal holding a staff in his right hand and a fruit basket in his left, his robe falling into crisp folds along the sides, “Da Ming” mark to the base, ht. 14 in. $400-600 431. Six Carved Ivory Figures, China, 19th century, finely carved as Taoist Immortals riding on mythical animals, ht. 6 1/4 in. $1,200-1,800 432. Ivory Brush Pot, China, 19th century, carved in relief with pheasants flying amidst prunus trees to one side, and cranes under a pine tree to the other, Tongzhi mark to the base, ht. 6 1/8 in. $200-300 433. Ivory Brush Pot, China, finely carved in relief to one side with a panel enclosing a scaly dragon visiting a scholar in his studio, the other with phoenixes visiting a literati painter, lotus scrolls to the sides, ht. 7 1/4 in. $150-250 434. Carved Ivory Covered Vase, China, 19th century, the elongated vase carved in relief with a wide band of figures traveling on horseback in a rocky landscape with pines and pavilions, the pedestal foot with flower scrolls, and the waisted neck with peony cartouches, the flat cover surmounted with a seated figure of a boy, wood stand, ht. 10 1/4 in. $400-600 435. Pair of Gilt-ivory Foo Dogs, China, 19th century, one finely carved as a foo dog playing with brocade beribboned ball, the other one playing with two younglings, each standing on double-lotus base, Chenghua mark to the base, ht. 5 5/8 in. $500-700 436. Ivory Fang Hu, China, 19th century, the sides finely carved in relief with kui dragon and other mythical animals and fantastic birds, with flanges and chilong lugs, domed cover, wood stand, ht. 13 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 437. Two Ivory Carvings, China, a figure of an official and a warrior, ht. 14, 10 3/4 in. $200-300

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447. Ivory Carving, China, of crescent shape, elaborately carved and pierced with figures traveling in a landscape, wood stand, lg. 9 in. $200-300 448. Ivory Tusk, China, late 19th century, carved in relief with a cartouche enclosing a pair of scaly dragons in profile amidst swirling clouds while contending a precious pearl, lg. 20 3/4 in. $400-600 449. Ivory Carving, China, of crescent shape, elaborately carved and pierced with an expansive view of an ancient city, the residents engaged in various daily activities, wood stand, lg. 20 1/4 in. $300-500 450. Ivory Picture Frame, China, 19th century, each panel finely carved with dragon and phoenix striding amidst clouds, against a pierced brocade ground, the borders to the interior carved with rose and lotus scrolls, wood back panel, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $200-300 451. Ivory Comb, China, 19th century, the top section finely carved and pierced with a fan-shaped cartouche with figures conversing in a pavilion, set against a group of phoenix and bats amidst floral scrolls, beaded border, 4 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. $200-300 451A. Ivory Carte-de-visite Case, China, 19th century, of rectangular form, elaborately carved in relief with pavilions, trees, and figures traveling or resting in a landscape, 4 1/2 x 3 in. $250-350 452. Ivory Plaque, China, 19th century, of square shape with slight convex surface, carved in relief with a fore-fronting dragon rising to the swirling clouds above rocks and crashing waves, 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. $200-300

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453. Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, carved in detail depicting a lion in leaping position, traces of pigments, wood stand, lg. 6 7/8 in. $1,800-2,200

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454. Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a seated figure of Luohan picking his ear, accompanied by an attendant, ht. 5 1/2 in. $300-500

455. Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, carved as the standing figure of a scholar, the ivory of warm honey color, ht. 12 in. $250-350

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459. Ivory Vase, China, late 19th century, octagonal shape, intricately carved with Buddhist figures engaging in various activities, the neck flanked by dragon scroll lugs, the foot carved and pierced with flower and bat scrolls, wood and glass case, ht. 10 7/8 in. $300-500 460. Two Ivory Vases, China, late 19th century, each of hexagonal shape, intricately carved with Buddhist figures engaged in various activities in a landscape, the neck flanked by scroll handles, ht. 8 1/4, 7 1/8 in. $300-500 461. Four Ivory Figures, China, 19th century, each carved as a standing figure of a female entertainer atop a lotus stand, holding a pu fan, a gong, a flower basket, and a hand drum, respectively, lg. 6 3/8 in. $300-400

462. Three Ivory Carvings, China, 19th century, carved as standing figures of foreign emissaries, holding a sword, a pipa, and a spear, respectively, finely incised patterns to their robes and armor, carved wood stands in the shape of double-lotus thrones, ht. approx. 5 1/8 in. $400-600 463. Large Polychrome Painted Ivory Carving, China, 18th/19th century, carved as a standing figure of a lady holding a fan in her right hand and a peony branch in her left, her tall topknot secured by a headpin in the shape of a phoenix, polychrome painted surface, wood stand, ht. 20 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 464. Large Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a standing female figure holding a peony branch in her left hand and a round fan in her right, finely incised hem to her robe, wearing a phoenix headpin, “Da Ming Chenghua” mark carved to the base, ht. 23 in. $300-500

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466. Polychrome Painted Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a standing figure of an Immortal holding a statue of Buddha in his raised right hand and a fan in his left, with a censer at his feet, polychrome painted surface, mark to the base, ht. 15 in. $2,000-3,000 467. Pair of Ivory Carvings, China, late 19th/early 20th century, each platform supporting a group of two figures from the Eight Immortals, Zhang Guolao and He Xiangu, Lan Caihe and Han Xiangzi, mark to the base, ht. approx. 11 in. $500-700 468. Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, carved in openwork as a boat with two rows of figures in various attitudes, wood stand, lg. 8 in. $300-500 469. Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, finely carved as the standing figure of Shou Lao holding a staff in his right hand and a peach in his left, accompanied by a crane, wood stand, ht. 6 7/8 in. $400-600 470. Two Carte-de-visite Cases, China, 19th century, both of rectangular form, an ivory case with cartouches to each side enclosing an elaborately carved figurative group in a landscape, together with an ivory and wood openwork case, 4 1/2 x 2 7/8, 4 1/8 x 3 in. $200-300 471. Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, standing figure of a shepherdess, holding a small animal in her left hand and a stick in her right, with three rams at her feet, carved wood stand, ht. 9 3/4 in. $600-800

465. Large Ivory Carving, Chinese, 19th century, carved as a standing female figure holding a child, her robe finely incised with peony sprays, wood stand with silver wire inlaid design, ht. 15 3/8 in. $300-400

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472. Doucai Bowl, China, begging bowl shape, with a design of lotus scrolls and phoenix, Chenghua mark to the base, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 4 in. $300-500 473. Two Porcelain Covered Jars, China, 19th century, underglaze blue decoration of dragons and clouds and reserves of the “Hundred Antiques” on a prunus blossom and cracked ice ground, ht. 9, 8 1/2 in. $200-300 474. Porcelain Jar, China, 19th century, celadon glaze with carved phoenix roundels, six-character Yung Cheng mark on base, ht. 5 1/2 in. $200-300 475. Large Porcelain Vase, southern China, late 19th century, pear-shaped body with foliated S-strap handle, dark blue glaze, (repair to one handle), ht. 16 1/2 in. $400-600 476. Miniature Celadon Censer, China, 14th century, Longquan ware, buckwheat (Tobi-seji) type with brown splashes, rope handles, surface with sgraffito decoration, ht. 3 1/2 in. $200-300 477. Porcelain Vase, China, Jiaqing mark (1795-1820) and of the period, mallet-shaped, with decoration of dragons and lingzhi in underglaze red and blue, ht. 4 1/4 in. $200-300 478. Eight Pieces of Porcelain, six Chinese items, 18th century and earlier, a pair of cups, a pair of cups and saucers, a Kraak ware saucer, and a Canton bowl; together with a 19th century Japanese vase and covered bowl. $200-300

479. Tea Bowl, China, 18th century, famille rose decoration of women and children, dia. 3 1/2 in. $200-300 480. Porcelain Covered Jar, China, 19th/early 20th century, underglaze blue decoration of foo dogs and clouds, Guanxu mark, brass mounts, made for the Thai market, ht. 4 1/2 in. $100-150 481. Porcelain Covered Jar, China, 19th century, oviform shape, decoration of ruyi and shuangxi characters on a flower and butterfly ground, ht. 12 in. $200-250 482. Porcelain Vase, China, 19th century, underglaze blue and red decoration of birds, bats, and lotus plants, Kangxi mark on the base, ht. 7 1/4 in. $200-300 483. Chinese Export Coffeepot, 18th century, famille rose decoration of a traveler on horseback on his way to visit a recluse in a pavilion among mountains, with prunus and peony border, ht. 7 1/2 in. $100-150 484. Powder Blue and Gilt Decorated Vase, China, the heavily potted body painted with a multitude of flowers in gilt on a power blue ground, with four tubular necks encircling a central one, box, ht. 8 in. $200-300 485. Porcelain Vase, China, late 19th/early 20th century, Qianlong mark in iron red to the base, “mille-fleur” decoration in famille rose enamels, ht. 8 1/2 in. $1,500-2,000

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486. Blue and White Vase, China, the ovoid body painted in underglaze blue with a wide band of bird and flower motifs, ht. 6 3/4 in. $200-300 487. Celadon Fish Bowl, China, 19th century, surface carved with floral scrolling, dp. 8 3/4, ht. 7 in. $200-300 488. Pair of Pottery Figures, China, Tang-style statues of standing court ladies, traces of polychrome remaining, ht. 39 in. $300-500 489. Pair of Blue and White Covered Jars, China, each rounded body painted in underglaze blue with cartouches enclosing pheasants and peonies, flat cover, ht. 9 in. $200-300 490. Pair of Wucai Covered Jars, China, early 19th century, the ovoid bodies finely painted in wucai palette with a parading scene with an official riding on a foo dog to one side, and children playing in landscape to the other, between ruyi collars around the rim and upright lappets above the foot, the domed covers decorated en suite, surmounted by a finial in the shape of double peaches borne on a leafy stem, mark to the base, one wood stand, ht. 6, dia. 4 in. $400-600 491. Wucai Vase, China, Transitional period, in the shape of a double gourd, painted with the Eight Immortals traveling on a floating colored cloud, each holding its attribute, ht. 8 1/2 in. $250-350 492. Sancai Glazed Buddha, China, 19th century, standing figure of Buddha on a double-lotus stand, holding a precious pearl in his left hand, his right hand in varada mudra, covered with aubergine, yellow, and green glaze, ht. 15 1/2 in. $400-600

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493. Sancai Glazed Buddha, China, 19th century, standing figure of Buddha on a double-lotus stand, holding a pagoda in his left hand, his right hand in varada mudra, covered with green, yellow, and aubergine glaze, ht. 15 1/2 in. $400-600 494. Porcelain Plate, China, early 20th century, the interior painted in enamel with a rooster group in a garden setting, ruyi-head border, flower sprays to the exterior, dia. 10 1/2 in. $100-150

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495. Enameled Plate, China, 19th century, enameled porcelain on a copper body, the central medallion depicting children playing around a seated female figure in a landscape, encircled by cartouches of flowers of the four seasons in the cavetto, copper-mounted rim, ht. 2, dia. 10 1/8 in. $100-150 496. Porcelain Plate, China, 19th century, the interior decorated with two dragons striding amidst peony scrolls, reserved on a turquoise ground, four bats in iron red color to the exterior, Jiaqing mark to the base, dia. 9 1/4, ht. 1 3/4 in. $200-300 497. Reticulated Porcelain Plate, China, 19th century, the interior painted in famille rose palette with baoxianghua surrounded by stylized lotus blossoms borne on leafy tendrils, further encircled by a reticulated green band and iron red flower band, Qianlong mark to the turquoise glazed base, dia. 11 in. $200-300 498. Emerald Green Vase, China, early 20th century, flanked by molded foo dog-mask lugs, covered by an emerald green glaze suffused with dark crackles, ht. 15 3/8 in. $200-300 499. Famille Noir Vase, China, 19th century, supported on a pedestal foot, the hu-shaped body painted in enamels with lotus pond, the neck flanked by elephant head lugs, ht. 14 in. $200-300

500. Green Dragon Vase, China, 19th century, with molded design of ferocious dragons around the body, one with its body partially covered by the carved and green enameled ground of waves, ht. 16 3/4 in. $100-150 501. Pottery Horse, China, probably Tang dynasty, a caparisoned horse with a leaping leg, traces of pigments to the pottery, (damage), ht. 14 in. $600-800 502. Porcelain Bowl, China, 19th century, underglaze blue decoration of a dragon with a celestial pearl, Yongzheng mark to the base, (repair), dia. 7 in. $200-300 503. Porcelain Fish Bowl, China, 19th century, underglaze blue and red decoration of mythical animals and waves, Kangxi six-character mark to the base, ht. 6, dia. 9 1/2 in. $300-500 504. Porcelain Brush Pot, China, 20th century, underglaze blue and red decoration of a scholarly gathering, ht. 7, dia. 7 3/4 in. $200-300 505. Contrasting Color Bowl, China, late 19th century, underglaze blue decoration of lotus scrolls with enamel accents, Kangxi mark on the base, dia. 6 1/4 in. $100-150

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506. Celadon Censer, China, Longquan type, supported on short tripod feet, covered overall with olive green glaze suffused with fine dark crackles, carved wood stand, ht. 2 3/4 in. $100-150 507. Pair of Blue and White Covered Vases, China, late 19th/early 20th century, painted with boys carrying a jiangjunguan to either side, reserved on a ground of birds and leaves, high relief foo dog as finial, ht. 8 1/4 in. $100-150 508. Two Blue and White Porcelain, China, a bottle vase painted with dragons contending a flaming pearl, and a bowl decorated with bird and flower motifs, ht. 5 3/4, 2 3/4, dia. 5 3/4 in. $100-150 509. Three Assorted Items, China, 19th/20th century, a quatrefoil enameled box with figurative decoration, a quatrefoil porcelain shallow bowl painted with an entertainment scene, and a plate with stylized lotuses and shou characters reserved on a magenta ground, ht. 1 7/8, 11 x 8 5/8, dia. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 510. Porcelain Narcissus Bowl, China, 19th century, of octagonal shape, the sides painted in polychrome enamel with a multitude of flower scrolls, reserved on a lemon yellow ground, turquoise glaze to the interior and the base, flat everted mouth rim with gilt lotus scroll on an orange ground, Qianlong mark to the base, dia. 7, ht. 2 in. $300-500

511. Turquoise Bowl, China, first half of the 20th century, with deep sides and slightly flaring rim, the exterior painted in famille rose palette with a celebration scene of boys in various attitudes, the interior with boys playing around antique objects, all reserved on a turquoise ground, gilt mouth rim, Jiaqing six-character iron red mark to the recessed base, dia. 7, ht. 3 3/8 in. $100-150 512. Turquoise Teacup, China, with slightly everted rim, the sides painted with stylized lotus sprays reserved on a turquoise glazed ground, an iron red and gilt shou roundel to the interior, Guangxu mark to the base, ht. 1 7/8, dia. 3 3/4 in. $100-150 513. Turquoise Zhadou, China, Jiaqing mark and of the period (1796-1820), the bulbous body and flaring neck painted in famille rose palette with stylized lotus flowers alternating with shuang xi characters enclosed by bats and lotus, between upright lappets and ruyi collars, all reserved on a turquoise ground, ht. 3 3/8 in. $200-300 514. Pair of Famille Rose Wine Cups, China, 19th century, each painted with stylized lotus flowers alternating with bats suspending wan symbols, reserved on a turquoise ground, Qianlong mark in iron red to the base, ht. 2 3/8, dia. 3 5/8 in. $400-600 515. Porcelain Covered Jar, China, 19th century, drum shape, famille rose decoration of birds and flowers, (repaired top), 7 x 7 in. $150-250

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516. Stoneware Bottle, China, 12th century, Honan ware, black glaze with bluish-white splashes, ht. 6 in. $200-300 517. Porcelain Vase, China, Tongzhi mark (1861-1873) and of the period, meiping shape, with a design of the three fruits and floral sprigs with acanthus around the base, ht. 7 1/2 in. $200-300 518. Black and Gilt Vase, China, 19th century, the bulbous body with a splaying foot, finely painted in gilt with butterflies amidst a multitude of flowers, between lappet bands, reserved on a mirror black glazed ground, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 6 in. $100-150 519. Pair of Polychrome Statues, China, late 19th century, standing figures of female Immortals atop a cloud-like stand, one holding a flute and accompanied by a phoenix, the other carrying a large Guanyin zun vase and a ram by her side, ht. approx. 32 3/4 in. $300-500 520. Famille Verte Vase, China, 19th century, the meiping-shaped vase with tall shoulders, finely painted with birds and peonies, ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300 521. Large Blue and White Vase, China, Transitional style, the cylindrical body surmounted by a tall neck, painted in underglaze blue with a gathering scene in an official’s house, with children playing in the foreground, ht. 31 1/2 in. $300-500 522. Powder Blue Glazed Jar, China, the bulbous body molded with two scaly dragons striding amongst clouds and chasing a flaming pearl, covered by a powder blue glaze, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 7 1/2, dia. 10 in. $200-300

523. Blue and White Vase, China, of octagonal shape, painted in underglaze blue with the “100 Children” motif, between upright lappet border above the foot and a band of cranes and clouds around the shoulder, ht. 20 in. $300-400 524. Pair of Doucai Cups, China, 19th century, each of the reverse bellshaped cups finely painted with five stylized shou characters above ruyi scrolls, Qianlong six-character mark to the base, ht. 2 5/8, dia. 3 1/8 in. $300-500 525. Wucai Wine Cup, China, Republican period, the inverted bell-shaped body finely painted in polychrome enamels with a peony branch growing from a grassy ground, Kangxi six-character mark to the circular base, ht. 2, dia. 2 1/2 in. $200-300 526. Pair of Blue and White and Iron Red Bowls, China, finely painted in underglaze blue with Indian lotus flowers borne on leafy scrolls, supporting the Eight Buddhist Treasures (Ba Bao) in iron red, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 4 in. $400-600 527. Blue and Gilt Covered Box, China, 19th century, the circular ink box and cover decorated in gilt with a pair of dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amongst clouds, wave border above the foot, Guangxu mark to the base, ht. 2 1/8, dia. 4 1/4 in. $200-300 528. Aubergine Cup, China, Kangxi period (1662-1723), carved with dragons striding amidst clouds, above a band of upright lappets, covered by an aubergine glaze, Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue to the base, dia. 4, ht. 2 1/8 in. $250-350 529. Beehive Water Pot, China, 19th century, carved with three archaic dragon scroll roundels around the sides, covered with an aubergine glaze, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 3 1/2 in. $200-300

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530. Batavia Ware Bowl, Chinese Export, 18th century, the interior painted in underglaze blue with a leafy scroll roundel, brown “cafe au lait” glazed exterior, dia. 5 7/8, ht. 2 7/8 in. $150-250 531. Large Blue and White Jar, China, painted in underglaze blue with cartouches enclosing landscape scenes, set on a brocade ground, ht. 19, dia. 22 in. $300-400 532. Large Blue and White Jar, China, painted in underglaze blue with stylized lotus blossoms borne on feathery leafy scrolls, ht. 18, dia. 21 in. $300-500 533. Famille Verte Bowl, China, 19th century, the two-compartment bowl finely painted with flower branches to each side, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 6 in. $250-350 534. Famille Verte Vase, China, of hexagonal shape, the body painted in a continuous fashion with Immortals and attendants in a celestial landscape, peach sprig lugs, ht. 33 1/2 in. $300-400

535. Picture Frame, China, 19th century, carved and pierced sandalwood in a design of figures and pavilions, (loss), 14 x 9 in. $200-300 536. Large Blue and White Jar, China, the bulbous body painted in underglaze blue with stylized lotus blossoms borne on leafy scrolls, ht. 13 1/4 in. $250-350 537. Polychrome Enameled Vase, China, the bulbous body painted with birds on prunus branches, Jiaqing mark in iron red to the base, ht. 15 1/8 in. $300-400 538. Large Blue and White Jar, China, early 20th century, Ming style, painted in underglaze purple-blue with the “100 Children” motif, “Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zhi” mark to the mouth rim, ht. 13, dia. 24 1/2 in. $300-500 538A. Eight Assorted Ceramics, China, late 19th/early 20th century, a Yixing teapot with molded decoration of prunus branches, “Chen Zhoushang” stamped mark to the underside of the lid; a sang-de-boeuf glazed bottle vase; a pair of jars with floral scrolls on a blue ground, Daoguang mark; a bowl with “mille fleurs” design on a black enameled ground; a bowl painted with figures; and two teacups, ht. 3, 5, 2 1/8, 2 1/4, 2 1/2, 2 1/4, 1 7/8 in. $100-150

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539. Turquoise Glazed Brush Pot, China, 19th century, of cylindrical shape with slightly waisted midsection and flaring to both ends, the exterior finely molded with bamboo-shaped ridges between a band of ruyi collars and upright lappets, covered overall with a turquoise glaze, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 6 3/8, dia. 7 3/4 in. $400-600 540. Yellow Brush Pot, China, 19th century, the cylindrical pot with carved design of a scholar and a horse resting under an overarching pine tree in a mountainous landscape, the reverse carved with inscriptions and two seals, covered by egg-yolk yellow glaze, ht. 7, dia. 7 1/2 in. $300-500 541. Pair of Blue and White Wine Cups, China, possibly 18th century, each finely painted in underglaze blue with a band of confronting archaic dragons traveling amidst lotus meanders, between double bow strings around the mouth rim and above the foot, Qianlong sixcharacter mark to the base, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 3 1/2 in. $400-600

542. Soft Paste Vase, China, 19th century, with garlic mouth, decorated in underglaze blue with Zhong Kui and a woman under a pine tree, covered by gray glaze with russet crackles, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 7 1/4 in. $200-300 543. Soft Paste Water Pot, China, 19th century, the horse hoof-shaped body finely painted in underglaze blue with a mountain and river scene, covered with a ge-type glaze, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 2 7/8 in. $200-300 544. Blue and White Bowl, China, Daoguang mark and of the period (18201850), finely painted in various shades of underglaze blue with the Eight Immortals around the exterior, the inside with a roundel enclosing the Three Gods (san xing), dia. 4, ht. 1 7/8 in. $300-400 545. Porcelain Sweetmeat Dish, China, early 20th century, consisting of seven pieces, each painted in polychrome enamels with deer and verdant plants, with a Burmese gilt-lacquered wood box and cover, dia. 12 1/2 in. (box). $200-300

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546. Ceramic Bowl, China, 19th century, decorated with fish and leaves around the body, covered with a pale brown crackled glaze, finely carved rosewood stand, the cover carved in openwork with cartouches of dragons, surmounted by a soapstone finial with chilong, dia. 9 1/4, ht. 4, 9 in. (overall). $200-300 547. Blue and White Vase, China, of archaic bronze drinking vessel zun shape, finely painted with dragons amidst peony branches, brass mounted key-fret scrolls around the mouth and wave band above the foot, covered by gray-white glaze suffused with crackles, mark to the base, ht. 13 1/4 in. $200-300 548. Blue and White Vase, China, painted in underglaze blue with a battle scene, between brass mounted bands of confronting dragons around the shoulder and above the foot, peach spray lug handles, covered with a gray-white ge-type glaze suffused with dark and russet crackles, mark to the base, ht. 13 1/2 in. $300-500 549. Three Blue and White Tall Jars and Covers, China, the ovoid bodies painted in underglaze blue with a battle scene, between a bronze mounted band cast with floral sprays around the shoulder, and a band of wave patterns above the foot, dome covers surmounted by a bronze foo dog, all ht. 24 in. $500-700 550. Polychrome Enameled Vase, China, the pear-shaped body painted with the Eight Immortals entertaining in a celestial landscape, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 17 1/4 in. $300-500

551. Blue Glazed Jar and Cover, China, covered overall by blue glaze thinning to white at the rims, the ovoid body supported on a pedestal foot, Yongzheng mark to the base, ht. 10 1/2 in. $200-300 552. Six Monochrome Porcelain Vases, China, a sang-de-boeuf bottle vase, a gilt and black glazed yen-yen vase, Kangxi mark to the base, together with four green glazed vases, ht. 12 1/2, 13 1/2, 5 3/4, 9 1/2 (pair), 7 1/8 in. $200-400 553. Four Porcelain Items, Chinese Export, 19th century, one jar decorated with boys holding peony sprigs, the other jar with panels of bird and flower designs, one plate with lobed rims with flower panels, the other plate with a shou roundel to the interior, ht. 6 3/4, 6, dia. 8 1/2, 12 in. $200-250 554. Six Monochrome Porcelain Vases, China, 19th-early 20th century, four mirror black vases of various sizes and shapes, two inscribed with Kangxi mark; a turquoise glazed jar and a copper-red jar, ht. to 14 in. $300-350 555. Blue and White Jar, China, 19th century, painted in underglaze blue with ladies and children playing in a garden scene, brocade and ruyi cloud borders around the mouth, ht. 8 in. $400-600

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556. Blue and White Yuhuchun Vase, China, Qianlong mark and probably of the period, the pear-shaped body finely painted in underglaze blue with bamboo and plantain growing beside rocks in a garden scene, below bands of upright leaves, classic scrolls, and ruyi collar lappets, bands of leaves and florets around the foot, ht. 11 1/2 in. $5,000-7,000 557. Two Famille Verte Figures, China, one as Li Tieguai holding a double gourd in his left hand and carrying a walking stick in his right, the other as Zhang Guolao holding a bamboo fan in both hands, both standing on rectangular stands, surface painted in famille verte and aubergine palette, ht. 12 1/8 in. $200-300 558. Sancai Glazed Figure, China, Ming period (1368-1644), standing figure of a dignitary in official robe, on a square pedestal, covered by aubergine, green, blue, and amber glaze, ht. 13 5/8 in. $200-300 559. Blue and White Fish Bowl, China, 19th century, painted in underglaze blue with birds perched on rockery or flying amidst magnolia, peony, bamboo, and plum blossom branches, below a band of lotus scrolls, dia. 13, ht. 9 3/4 in. $500-700 560. Sancai Glazed Figure, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), a female figure traveling on a horseback, glazed in amber, turquoise, and aubergine colors, mounted into a lamp, ht. 14 3/4, 23 1/2 in. (overall). $200-300

561. Iron Red and Blue and White Bottle Vase, China, Republican period, the compressed globular body and short neck painted with bats flying amidst ruyi clouds, Guangxu six-character mark to the base, ht. 12 3/4 in. $300-400 562. Two Blue and White Vases, China, the meiping and yuhuchunping (cut down neck) each painted in underglaze blue with a composite of floral scrolls, ht. 10 3/8, 8 3/4 in. $300-400 563. No lot. 564. Famille Rose Figure, China, late 19th/ early 20th century, the standing figure of a female deity with finely enameled robes embellished with an elaborate composite of flower sprays, riding on a large makara in frothy waves, ht. 16 in. $300-500 565. Pair of Famille Verte Foo Dogs, Chinese Export, 19th century, each foo dog finely enameled in green and aubergine color, one playing with a brocade ball, the other with a cub, supported on a square pedestal decorated with butterflies amidst a multitude of flowers on a yellow ground, ht. 10 in. $300-500 566. Famille Rose Phoenix, Chinese Export, 19th century, molded as a phoenix perched on a rock, painted with polychrome enamels in a bright palette, ht. 13 3/4 in. $200-300

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567. Famille Verte Vase, China, 19th century, Kangxi-style, the ovoidshaped body painted in famille verte palette depicting a pheasant perched on hydrangea branches, with butterflies flying amidst peony branches issuing from rockery, ht. 7 in. $400-600 568. Wucai Vase, China, 19th century, Transitional style, finely painted with a phoenix standing on rockery, surrounded by peonies, chrysanthemum branches, and bamboo, ht. 6 1/2 in. $400-600 569. Pair of Porcelain Vases, China, 19th century, painted in famille rose palette with two cartouches of flower baskets, reserved on a powder blue ground, ht. 7 1/4 in. $400-600

570. Yellow Porcelain Bottle Vase, China, the globular body carved with peony blossoms borne on leafy scrolls, the long neck with flaring mouth rim carved with a band of upright plantain leaves, covered by an eggyolk colored glaze, ht. 12 3/8 in. $100-150 571. Yellow Censer, China, the exterior of the compressed globular body carved with scaly dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst clouds, the interior with a dragon roundel, all covered by an egg-yolk yellow glaze, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 2 5/8, dia. 8 1/4 in. $300-500 572. Yellow Glazed Jar, China, the bulbous body finely incised with scaly dragons amidst flaming clouds above breaking waves, below a band of ruyi lappet border, covered with egg-yolk yellow glaze, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 5 5/8 in. $250-350

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573. Pair of Plum Bowls, China, Republican period, each wide rounded bowl on a short foot, the exterior finely painted in red with plum blossom branches, marks to the base, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 5 7/8 in. $200-300 574. Pair of Doucai Bowls, China, the exterior of each bowl painted with stylized lotus roundels, gilt shou character to the interior, Qianlong mark in underglaze blue to the base, ht. 1 3/4, dia. 4 in. $300-500

575. Peachbloom Glazed Vase, China, the water chestnut-shaped vase covered with a crushed strawberry-colored glaze, Qianlong mark in underglaze blue to the base, ht. 10 in. $300-500 576. Double-gourd Vase, China, finely painted in underglaze blue and iron red with peaches borne on leafy meanders, key-fret band separating the two gourds, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 11 3/8 in. $300-500

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577. Doucai Vase, China, the olive-shaped body painted with a composite of flower scrolls, below a band of ruyi collars around the shoulder and lishui patterns above the foot, the neck flanked by archaic dragon handles in iron red with gilt jump rings, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 578. Yellow Glazed Cong Vase, China, Republican period, each side finely painted with a rectangular panel enclosing birds amidst flowers of the four seasons, reserved on a lemon yellow ground with a composite flower and fruit scrolls, “Le Shan Tang” mark in iron red to the base, ht. 10 1/8 in. $300-500 579. Green Enameled Dragon Vase, China, the exterior finely painted in green enamel with scaly dragons in various attitudes amidst flaming clouds, interior and base covered with a turquoise glaze, Daoguang mark to the base, ht. 12 7/8 in. $300-400 580. Blue and White Brush Pot, China, of cylindrical shape, painted with the Three Friends of Winter, Yongzheng mark to the countersunk foot, ht. 5 3/4, 4 5/8 in. $200-300 581. Wucai Brush Pot, China, Transitional style, 19th century, the cylindrical sides finely painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels with Immortals and attendants engaged in various activities in a serene landscape, Kangxi six-character mark to the countersunk foot, ht. 6 1/8, dia. 6 3/8 in. $300-500 582. Powder Blue Trigram Vase, China, 19th century, diamond in the cross section, molded design of a trigram to each side, covered inside and out by powder blue glaze, Yongzheng mark to the base, ht. 11 1/8 in. $200-300

583. Pair of Trigram Vases, China, 19th century, each of cong shape, the rectangular sides with molded design of trigrams, covered by a pale sea green glaze, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 9 1/8 in. $200-300 584. Polychrome Enameled Teapot, China, each side with a cartouche enclosing inscriptions, reserved on a green ground with an elaborate composite flower scroll, below a band of ruyi collars and above upright lappets, the domed cover with knob finial, Jiaqing mark to the turquoise glazed base, ht. 6 1/4 in. $300-500 585. Famille Verte Wine Jar, China, 19th century, the square sides finely painted with panels of antique objects, with bamboo and brass loop handle, ht. 5 1/2 in. $200-300 586. Cadogan Teapot, Chinese Export, in the shape of a peach, painted with shou characters, bats, and lotus scrolls on a pale blue ground, ht. 6 in. $100-150 587. Blue and White Jar and Cover, China, the ovoid body painted in underglaze blue with plum branches, domed cover, ht. 13 1/2 in. $200-300 588. Mirror Black Vase, China, the ovoid body covered by black glaze, ht. 16 1/2 in. $200-300 589. Gilt Blue Vase, China, late 19th century, the baluster vase with gilt stylized lotus blossoms borne on leafy scrolls, on a powder blue ground, mounted into a lamp, brass fittings with incised acanthus leaves, ht. 15 1/4, 28 1/4 in. (overall). $200-300

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590. Gilt Powder Blue Vase, China, 19th century, the baluster vase decorated in gilt on a power blue glazed ground with officials and their consorts traveling in a landscape, mounted in brass as a lamp, wood stand, ht. 14 3/4, 28 1/2 in. (overall). $100-150 591. Pair of Imari Barber’s Bowls, Chinese Export, 18th century, painted in gilt, red, and blue with chrysanthemum, prunus, and peonies, floral sprays to the exterior, dia. 10 7/8 in. $300-500 592. Rouge-de-fer Lamp, Chinese Export, 19th century, of square zun shape, the sides painted in famille verte palette with a battle scene to one side and a celebration scene to the other, alternating with cartouches enclosing landscapes and flower branches, reserved on a rouge-de-fer floral ground, the shoulder flanked by foo dog mask lugs, wood stand, mounted as a lamp, ht. 19 1/2, 25 1/4 in. (overall). $200-300 593. Lot of Twelve Blue and White Ware Items, China, 19th century, five sets of teacups and saucer dishes all decorated with crab or fish and aquatic plants, a matching plate decorated en suite with Kangxi mark, together with a dish painted in underglaze blue with female entertainers, chop mark to the base, dia. 5, 10 in. $200-300 594. Blue and White Plate, China, 18th century, finely painted in underglaze blue with a multitude of flowers in a fang zun vase, the exterior with floral sprays, dia. 14 3/4 in. $250-350 595. Ge-type Cong Vase, China, of the archaic object cong shape, molded with horizontal flanges reaching around each corner, the rectangular body surmounted by a circular neck, covered by a gray glaze suffused with russet and dark crackles imitating “iron wire gold thread” effect, ht. 5 1/8 in, $200-300

596. Ge-type Censer, China, raised on tripod short feet, covered inside and out with a gray glaze suffused with russet and dark crackles imitating “iron wire gold thread” effect, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 4 1/4 in. $200-300 597. Turquoise Brush Pot, China, of cylindrical shape with slightly waisted midsection, carved in relief with ducks under reeds near a lotus pond, covered in a turquoise glaze, carved Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 4 in. $100-150 598. Longquan-type Plate, China, 19th century, with lobed rim and sides, covered overall with a gray-celadon glaze suffused with fine crackles, five spur marks to the base around Qianlong mark in underglaze blue, dia. 4 1/4, ht. 1 1/4 in. $200-300 599. Yingqing Brush Pot, China, 19th century, the cylindrical body with reticulated design of stylized lotus flowers borne on leafy scrolls, ht. 4 5/8 in. $800-1,200 600. White Ware Lotus Bowl, China, late 19th/early 20th century, with undulating surface molded with lotus flowers and leaves borne on long stems forming the base, covered with a creamy white glaze, ht. 4, dia. 7 3/4 in. $250-350 601. Blue and White and Famille Rose Vase, China, 19th century, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels with an ensemble traveling on horseback in a landscape, welcomed by an official at a pass, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 11 in. $400-600 602. Blue and White Censer, China, Transitional period, 17th century, the compressed globular body painted in underglaze blue with sages and attendants engaged in various scholarly activities in a bamboo grove, ht. 5 1/2, dia. 7 7/8 in. $300-500

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603. Purple Glazed Incense Holder, China, 19th century, compressed round body, the top section shaped into a lotus seed pod with three perforations for holding incense, covered with aubergine glaze thinning to lavender around the rim, Qianlong six-character mark to the base, ht. 2 3/4 in. $300-500

604. Small Blue and White Vase, China, possibly Yongzheng period (17231735), the bulbous body decorated in underglaze blue with three Bao Xiang Hua, garlic-shaped mouth, Yongzheng six-character mark to the base, ht. 4 1/4 in. $400-600

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605. Pair of Porcelain Figures, China, Qianlong period (1736-1795), two zodiac animals, a snake and a dog, each dressed in fancily decorated robes, ht. 5 1/4 in. $300-500 606. Pair of Cafe-au-Lait Bowls, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), each bowl finely painted with pine, plum, and crab apple branches issuing from rockwork, covered by a milky yellow colored glaze, bats in iron red to the interior, ht. 3, dia. 7 1/8 in. $400-600 607. Celadon Bottle Vase, China, 18th century, the globular body surmounted by a garlic-shaped mouth, with molded design of two dragons striding amidst clouds while contending a flaming pearl, covered by sea green glaze, wood stand, ht. 11 3/8 in. $200-300 608. Ge-type Censer, China, of archaic drinking vessel jue form, covered with pale gray glaze infused with crackles, ht. 6 1/2, dia. 4 in. $100-150 609. Pair of Porcelain Vases, China, early 20th century, famille rose decoration of warriors on an oatmeal ground, foo dog and dragon appliqués and combed borders burnt brown where unglazed, ht. 12 in. $100-150 610. Octagonal Stoneware Bowl, China, 18th/19th century, Yi Hsing ware, gray glaze infused with purple, dragon roundels burned brown where unglazed, dia. 7 in. $200-300

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612. Porcelain Buddha, China, Jiaqing period (1796-1820), standing figure of Buddha with his right hand holding a small bo, his left in varada mudra, wearing foliate crown, his face, bare chest, and arms with gilding, robes finely painted in polychrome enamels, wood stand, ht. 20 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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613. Celadon Censer, China, the rectangular body with fluted decoration below a band of blue and white key-fret design, and flanked by a pair of handles, the cover can be inverted and used as a plate, “Qi gu shan ren fang gu” mark to the base, ht. 6 1/2, 5 1/2 x 4 in. $300-500 614. Celadon Jar, China, 19th century, carved with a wide band of lotus scrolls, below a band of leafy lappets, covered by an olive green glaze, ht. 5 in. $200-300 615. Teadust Glazed Vase, China, the hu shaped vase with lobed body, covered overall with a finely speckled glaze of deep olive tone, the waisted neck flanked by chilong lugs, ht. 7 3/4 in. $200-300 616. Longquan Celadon Kinuta Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1664), the tall neck on the cylindrical body flanked by dragon-fish handles, covered by celadon glaze suffused with crackles, ht. 6 5/8 in. $400-600 617. Celadon Pot, China, the peach-shaped body covered with a pale celadon glaze, with a red spot to the top, and molded design of small peaches borne on leafy tendrils around the area where the spout joins the body, ht. 5 1/2 in. $250-350 618. Famille Verte Plaque, China, Republican period, painted in famille verte palette with a figures traveling in a mountain and water rustic scene, framed, 15 x 10 (plaque), 24 1/2 x 19 1/4 in. (with frame). $300-500 619. Porcelain Vase, China, the water chestnut-shaped body painted in polychrome enamel with a composite of stylized flower scrolls, the slender neck flanked by dragon lugs, turquoise glazed to the interior, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 15 1/4 in. $300-500

620. Famille Rose Bowl, China, the exterior enameled with an elaborate composite of flower scrolls, between ruyi collar borders, all reserved on a red enameled ground, the interior and the base covered with a turquoise glaze, Daoguang mark to the base, dia. 7 3/4, ht. 3 1/2 in. $250-350 621. Large Jun-type Bowl, China, the conical bowl with wide flaring sides, covered overall with a sky blue glaze with purple inclusions, dia. 10 1/2, ht. 4 1/4 in. $300-500 622. Famille Rose Baluster Vase, China, finely painted with a panel enclosing a mantis on chrysanthemum branches to one side, with birds and peony blossoms to the other, reserved on a magenta enameled ground with carved acanthus leaf patterns, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 18 1/4 in. $300-500 623. Polychrome Enameled Porcelain Plaque, China, Republican period, painted with a fisherman meeting with scholars and his family in a rustic landscape setting, inscribed, signed “Wang Qi...Zhu Shan,” with two seals, framed, 21 1/2 x 12 in. $300-500 624. Polychrome Enameled Porcelain Plaque, China, Republican period, painted with swimming fish and aquatic plants, inscribed, signed “Zheng Bishan...Zhu Shan,” with one seal, framed, 15 x 9 1/2 in. $300-500 625. Blue and White Ewer, China, Xuande-style, the pear-shaped body supported on a pedestal foot, with flaring mouth rim and straight spout, painted in underglaze blue simulating the “heaping and piling” effect depicting peony blossoms borne on leafy scrolls, ht. 9 in. $250-350 626. Blue and White Ginger Jar, China, the bulbous body painted in underglaze blue with a serene landscape scene with a recluse fishing in the river and mountain ranges in the distance, ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300

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627. Famille Rose Vase, China, 20th century, the bulbous body decorated with stylized lotus flowers alternating with the Eight Buddhist Treasures, all borne on leafy tendrils, lishui design around the neck below a circular wheel-shaped mouth, all reserved on an apple green ground, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 9 1/4 in. $300-500 628. Pair of Yellow Bowls, China, each bowl with slightly everted rim, the exterior covered with a lemon yellow glaze, Guangxu six-character mark to the base, ht. 2 5/8, dia. 5 1/2 in. $200-300 629. Yellow Dragon Plate, China, the exterior carved with dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst clouds, a dragon roundel to the interior, covered with an egg-yolk colored yellow glaze, Daoguang mark to the base, dia. 9 1/4, ht. 2 in. $200-300

630. Yellow Glazed Bowl, China, 19th century, the round body carved with dragons traveling amidst clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl, above a band of frothy wave pattern above the foot, covered by a lemon yellow glaze, Kangxi six-character mark to the base, dia. 5, ht. 2 1/2 in. $200-400 631. Porcelain Dragon Bowl, China, carved and enameled in green with two dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst clouds, against an egg-yolk yellow glazed ground, Daoguang mark to the base, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 6 in. $200-300 632. Blue and White Covered Jar, China, the rounded body decorated in underglaze blue with four shuangxi characters amidst leafy tendrils, flat lid, ht. approx. 9 1/4 in. $200-300

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633. Yellow Dragon Jar and Cover, China, the cylindrical jar with waisted midsection, the exterior painted in polychrome enamels with dragons traveling in a multitude of flowers borne on leafy tendrils, reserved on a lemon yellow ground, domed cover, ht. 11 1/8 in. $100-150 634. Polychrome Enameled Vase, China, the bulbous bottle painted to one side with pavilions set in a mountainous landscape, with a boating scene and inscriptions to the other, garlic-shaped mouth, Yongzheng mark to the base, ht. 7 in. $200-300 635. Pair of Porcelain Brush Pots, China, each of cylindrical shape, painted in famille verte palette with a scene of an Immortal guiding rams in a verdant landscape, Qianlong six-character mark in iron red to the base, ht. 7 3/8, dia. 1 7/8 in. $250-350 636. Blue and White Dragon Jar, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the bulbous body painted in underglaze blue with winged dragons amidst flaming clouds, between a band of flower cartouches around the shoulder and wave patterns above the foot, ht. 13 in. $400-600 637. “Mille Fleurs” Vase, China, the meiping-shaped body brightly painted with a great multitude of flowers, Jiaqing mark to the base, ht. 13 5/8 in. $300-400 638. Pair of Yellow Bowls, China, Republican period, each painted with roundels of characters reading “Wan shou wu jiang” (ten thousand years without end), reserved on a yellow enameled ground with lotus scrolls, the interior painted in underglaze blue with chrysanthemum, peony, lotus, and camellia sprays, Qianlong mark to the base, dia. 5 5/8, ht. 2 1/2 in. $500-700

639. Small Yellow Dish, China, 19th century, quatrefoil shape, the interior decorated with five dragon roundels in gridwork reserved on a yellow ground, flower scroll in famille rose palette to the exterior, mark to the base of the pedestal foot, ht. 2, dia. 4 3/4 in. $200-300 640. Polychrome Enameled Plate, China, Republican period, the interior finely enameled with five bats amidst peach sprays, shou roundels, and beribboned items, reserved on an egg-yolk yellow glazed ground, the exterior decorated en suite, iron red Guangxu mark to the base, dia. 9 1/8, ht. 1 5/8 in. $200-400 641. Hexagonal Vase, China, 19th century, each facet painted in aubergine enamel with prunus branches, reserved on an egg-yolk yellow ground, with “Holzapfel Collection” old label to the base, ht. 7 1/4 in. $200-300 642. Longquan Celadon Dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the exterior carved with a band of petals rising to the everted flat rim, the interior with molded twin fish decoration, covered overall with a sea green glaze suffused with russet crackles, dia. 8 1/4, ht. 1 3/4 in. $200-400 643. Green and Iron Red Plate, China, painted with a roundel enclosing a scholar in a landscape, encircled by a band of chrysanthemum scrolls, the everted rim with classic scrolls, dia. 6 1/2, ht. 1 1/4 in. $400-600 644. Su Sancai Glazed Plate, China, 19th century, the interior carved with dragons and enameled in yellow, green, and aubergine with pomegranate and persimmon branches, the exterior with gardenia and rose sprays, Kangxi mark to the base, dia. 10, ht. 2 1/4 in. $250-350

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645. Famille Verte Vase, China, decorated with a continuous scene of ladies and boys playing in an autumn landscape, ht. 17 1/4 in. $300-500 646. Porcelain Moon Flask, China, each side painted in polychrome enamels with birds amidst peony branches, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 11 in. $300-400 647. Porcelain Bowl, China, the exterior painted in polychrome enamels with bats and peach branches extending to the inside, “Chang Chun Gong Zhi” mark to the base, ht. 6, dia. 11 3/4 in. $250-350 648. Large Peach Bottle Vase, China, the bulbous body naturalistic painted with peach branches and flowers, Guangxu mark to the base, ht. 20 3/4 in. $300-500 649. Blue and White Meiping, China, decorated in underglaze blue with molded design of a dragon and a phoenix traveling amidst painted floral and leafy meanders, ht. 14 5/8 in. $100-150 650. Teadust Glazed Planter, China, quatrefoil form, supported on four ruyi feet, the lobed sides with molded designs of magnolia, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 8 x 14 1/4 in. $200-300 651. Pair of Famille Rose Bowls, China, late 19th century, each painted with “piqiuhua” on a powder blue enameled ground with incised acanthus leaves patterns, gilt rim, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 3 5/8, dia. 7 1/2 in. $800-1,200 652. Large Polychrome Enameled Bowl, China, probably Republican period, painted with gilt and colors with the “100 Boys” motif in a garden setting, reserved on an orange-red ground, Jiaqing mark to the base, ht. 4, dia. 8 1/2 in. $200-300 653. Peachbloom Glazed Vase, China, 19th century, of Guanyin ping shape, the neck with molded double bow string decoration, covered with a glaze of celadon green with grayish-pink infusion, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 7 3/8 in. $300-500 654. Cloisonné Enameled Teapot, China, each side decorated with a scaly dragon traveling amidst clouds, reserved on a turquoise ground, under a band of peaches and cash coins on a yellow ground, domed cover, ht. 5 1/4 in. $100-150

655. Peachbloom Glazed Vase, China, 19th century, of Guanyin ping shape, with molded double bow strings around the neck, covered with crushed strawberry colored glaze with apple green mottling, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 7 7/8 in. $300-500 656. Clair-de-Lune Vase, China, 19th century, with slender and tapering side and flaring mouth rim, covered with a powder blue glaze, Kangxi mark to the deep circular foot, lg. 6 3/4 in. $250-350 657. Peachbloom Glazed Vase, China, 19th century, of Guanyin ping shape, the neck with molded double bow string decoration, covered with a glaze of celadon green with grayish-pink infusion, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 7 3/8 in. $300-500 658. Maroon and Gilt Vase, China, early 20th century, the baluster vase decorated in gilt with bats suspending cash coins amidst stylized lotus scrolls on a maroon ground, the interior and the base under a crazed gray glaze, ht. 16 1/4 in. $200-300 659. Double-gourd Vase, China, early 20th century, covered with dark magenta glaze, apocryphal Xuande mark to the base, ht. 10 1/2 in. $200-300 660. Seven Ceramics, China, a square bowl with Chenghua mark, a bowl with stylized lotus scrolls on a green ground, a bowl with gilt design of peony blossoms, a large bowl with scallop rim decorated in underglaze blue and iron red with cockerels, a shallow blue and white bowl painted with bats, an aubergine glazed bowl with flaring rim, a quatrefoil box and cover painted with stylized lotus scrolls on a light green ground, with Tongzhi mark to the base, ht. 3, 2 1/4, 2 3/4, 2 7/8, 2 3/4, dia. 5 1/2 in. $100-150 661. Sancai Shou Lao, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1662), seated figure of Shou Lao in a niche with cloud borders, hollow inside, covered by an amber, green, and turquoise glaze to the front side, ht. 10 1/4 in. $200-300 662. Soft Paste Jar, China, 19th century, decorated in underglaze blue with a pair of foo dogs playing with a brocade ball, and two other foo dogs riding on flames, all amidst stylized clouds, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 5 5/8 in. $100-150 663. Blue and White Pear-shaped Vase, China, the yuhuchunping with underglaze cobalt blue decoration of a scaly dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the everted mouth with leafy sprigs and crescent design, ht. 10 1/4 in. $300-500 664. Blue and White Kendi, China, 16th century, decoration of cranes flying amidst clouds and waves, ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300

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665. Small Bottle Vase, China, Republican period, finely painted in polychrome enamels with bees and butterflies flying amidst peony branches, Yongzheng mark to the base, ht. 4 in. $400-600 666. Yingqing Glazed Bird Feeder, China, of peach shape and with an ear handle to the side, incised with lotus scrolls, covered with a bluish glaze, ht. 2 5/8 in. $200-300 667. Blue and White Bowl, China, 19th century, the petal-rimmed lobed bowl decorated with auspicious symbols of shou roundels and bats suspending double cash coin pendants, Wanli apocryphal mark to the base, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 5 5/8 in. $200-300 668. Three Ceramic Wares, Chinese Export, two plates, one decorated with deer resting amidst peony branches (repairs), the other with luminaries in Chinese history, together with a salt container, dia. 8 7/8, 9 3/4, 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. $200-300 669. Three Ceramics Wares, Chinese Export, including two teapots decorated with peonies and roses, and a blue and white quatrefoil planter with stylized lotus sprays, ht. 4 3/4, 5 1/2, 2 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. $200-300 670. Porcelain Bowl, China, first half of the 20th century, the exterior of the wide bowl painted in pink and green enamels with plum blossoms viewed from various perspectives, gilt rim, Guangxu mark in iron red to the base, ht. 3, dia. 7 1/4 in. $100-150

671. Polychrome Enameled Plate, Chinese Export, 19th century, decorated with birds and butterflies flying amidst flower sprays, reserved on a celadon ground, mark to the base, dia. 10 1/4 in. $200-250 672. Porcelain Brush Pot, China, of rectangular shape, the sides painted with scholars in a mountainous landscape alternating with calligraphic inscriptions, ht. 10 1/8 in. $200-300 673. Blue and White Ink Holder, China, the circular sides painted in underglaze blue with panels of auspicious objects reserved on a brocade ground, dia. 7 3/4, ht. 2 1/4 in. $200-300 674. Two Doucai Dishes, China, 19th century, one finely painted with a roundel enclosing a pair of mandarin ducks swimming in a lotus pond to the interior, the exterior decorated en suite; the other with iris and lingzhi growing from rockwork both to the interior and the exterior, Yongzheng mark to each dish, dia. 7, 5 3/8 in. $400-600 675. Red and Green Enameled Square Box and Cover, China, 19th century, square quatrefoil shape, the cover painted in underglaze blue with a fore-fronting dragon amidst polychrome enameled flaming clouds interspersed with red peony blooms, the sides of the box decorated en suite, Jiajing mark to the base, 4 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000 676. Pair of Doucai Bowls, China, the tall flaring sides painted in underglaze blue outline and overglaze enamels with leafy roundels separated by double pomegranates, Jiaqing six-character mark to the base, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 6 1/8 in. $400-600

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677. Pair of Iron Red Enameled Dishes, China, the interior painted with iron red and colored enamels with dragons and carp emerging from frothy waves, alternating with peach trees, ruyi clouds, and flaming pearls, Jiaqing mark to the base, dia. 5 1/8 in. $250-350 678. Famille Rose Vase, China, the olive-shaped body finely painted with peony branches surrounded by a multitude of flowers, inscriptions, Yongzheng mark to the base, ht. 6 3/4 in. $200-300

679. Famille Verte Table Screen, China, the rectangular screen painted with an recluse leaving a cottage in a mountainous landscape, carved display wood stand, 4 1/4 x 3, ht. 8 3/8 in. $300-500 680. Blue and White Vase, China, 19th century, pear shape with a slightly flaring rim, decoration of birds and flowers, ht. 13 3/4 in. $200-300

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681. Blue and White Vase, China, 19th century, the bulbous body painted in underglaze blue with phoenixes amidst peony scrolls, ruyi heads around the short neck, ht. 13 1/4 in. $200-300 682. Blue and White Covered Jar, China, 19th century, the bulbous body painted in underglaze blue simulating “heaping and piling” effect with pomegranate, lychee, loquat, and peach sprays, between ruyi and lappet borders, the domed cover embellished with stylized lotus scrolls, Xuande mark to the base, ht. 9 1/2 in. $300-500 683. Octagonal Vase, China, 19th century, the sides of the faceted vase painted in underglaze blue with butterflies amidst flower and fruit sprays, the shoulder flanked by elephant head handles, ht. 12 1/8 in., (repair). $100-150

684. Square Vase, China, 19th century, each side finely painted in polychrome enamels with a cartouche enclosing a recluse in a rustic landscape, reserved on a yellow ground with stylized lotus scrolls, the interior and the base covered in a turquoise glaze, gilt foo dog lug handles with mock rings, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200 685. Famille Rose Baluster Vase, China, Republican period, the ovoid body finely painted with a mountainous landscape with pavilions, the neck in famille rose palette with stylized lotus blooms borne on leafy tendrils with peaches, “Shen De Tang Zhi” mark to the base, ht. 13 in. $4,500-5,500 686. Celadon Cong Vase, China, of archaic ritual jade cong shape, with raised design of trigrams to each side, the rectangular body surmounted by a circular neck, covered with olive green glaze thinning to ochre around the edges, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 11 3/8 in. $200-300

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687. Celadon Vase, China, 19th century, the round shoulder tapering to a waisted pedestal foot, carved with stylized lotus blossoms with curled feathery leaves, above a band of plantain leaf lappets, covered in an olive green glaze, ht. approx. 11 1/8 in. $200-300 688. Blue and White Square Vase, China, the sides finely decorated in underglaze blue with a dragonfly next to flower branches, and two eagles perched on a barren branch and a hilltop, alternating with calligraphic inscriptions, signed “Wang Bu,” ht. 14 1/4 in. $200-300 689. Polychrome Enameled Baluster Vase, China, the rounded cylindrical body decorated with the three Immortals, Shoulao, Cai Xing, and Fu Xing, with an attendant in a celestial landscape with bats and a gnarled pine tree, “Shen De Tang Zhi” to the base, ht. 11 in. $150-250

690. Green Glazed Vase, China, the exterior of the bottle vase covered with bright green glaze, Yongzheng mark in underglaze blue to the base, ht. 10 in. $200-300 691. Jun-type Saucer Dish, China, with flat everted rim, covered with a turquoise glaze with purple striations, three spur marks to the base, dia. 6 5/8 in. $100-150 692. Famille Verte Bowl, China, the deep bowl with slightly flaring sides, the exterior finely painted with a multitude of flower sprays borne on leafy meanders, apocryphal Yongzheng mark to the base, dia. 6 1/8, ht. 3 3/8 in. $300-500 693. Large Famille Verte Jar, China, 19th century, painted in famille verte palette with boys playing in a garden, under verdant trees and iron red ruyi clouds, lappet collar enclosing florets below the short neck, ht. 12 3/8 in. $200-300

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694. Wucai Dragon Bowl, China, the deep bowl with flaring mouth rim, the sides painted with scaly dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst flaming clouds, the interior decorated en suite, a band of lotus scrolls to the rim, ht. 4 7/8, dia. 11 in. $200-300 695. Pate-sur-pate Celadon Basin, China, 19th century, with everted flat rim, the interior of the basin with relief decoration of a lotus pond to the center and prunus branches to the cavetto, covered by pale sea green glaze, wood stand, ht. 4, dia. 11 1/2 in. $100-150 696. Celadon Charger, China, longquan-type, the interior carved with lotus sprays encircling a roundel with swirling pattern to the middle, covered with an olive green glaze, dia. 16 1/2, ht. 3 in. $200-300 697. Doucai Bowl, China, the slightly flaring side painted with a band of stylized lotus scrolls, between a narrow band of ruyi forming a collar around the mouth, and a band of upright lappets enclosing florets above the foot, bats and peach to the interior, apocryphal Qianlong mark to the base, dia. 7, ht. 3 1/8 in. $400-600 698. Polychrome Enameled Plate, China, 19th century, with scalloped rim, the interior painted with five foo dogs in various colors each playing with a brocade ball, bats in iron red to the exterior, Daoguang mark to the base, dia. 7 1/4 in. $150-200

699. Famille Rose Brush Pot, China, 19th century, finely painted with peony and chrysanthemum branches, Qianlong mark in iron red to the base, ht. 4 3/4 in. $400-600 700. Famille Rose Plate, China, Guangxu mark and of the period (18751908), poetic inscription and mark to the interior, encircled by cartouches of chrysanthemum, plum blossoms, iris, and crab apples in polychrome enamels alternating with flower scrolls in underglaze blue, the exterior decorated with a bird-and-flower motif, dia. 9 1/2 in. $500-700 701. Famille Rose Bowl, China, 19th century, with gilt scalloped rim, the sides finely painted with a variety of antique objects, double peach roundel and a bat to the center of the interior, Jiaqing mark in iron red to the foot, ht. 2, dia. 4 5/8 in. $300-400 702. Pair of Polychrome Enameled Bowls, China, 19th century, each deep bowl with slightly flaring sides, the exterior decorated with cartouches enclosing a garden scene, on a lemon yellow ground with stylized lotus scrolls, Daoguang iron red mark to the base, ht. 3 1/8, dia. 8 in. $300-400 703. Porcelain Bowl, China, early 20th century, the large scallop-rimmed bowl with polychrome enameled decoration of four Immortals each holding an auspicious object, with bats and a toad to the other side, an iron red shou roundel to the interior, “Juren Tang zhi” mark to the base, ht. 3 3/8, dia. 7 3/4 in. $300-400

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704. Pair of Porcelain Hu Vases, China, Republican period, each flanked by blue seeded archaic scroll lugs, the body finely painted in famille verte palette with a panel of a scholar and attendant crossing a bridge in a mountainous landscape, the other side with a wintry scene, reserved on orange-red ground with stylized lotus meanders in gilt, Qianlong mark to the turquoise glazed base, ht. 8 3/4 in. $500-700 705. Faux Bois Double-gourd Vase, China, 19th century, with floral roundels on an orange glazed ground with swirling patterns simulating wood, encircled by gilt decoration of waves and clouds, ht. 8 1/2 in. $300-500 706. Yellow Glazed Plate, China, 19th century, the interior carved with a roundel enclosing a scaly dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst clouds, the exterior decorated en suite, covered with an egg-yolk yellow glaze, Yongzheng six-character mark to the base, dia. 6 5/8 in. $300-500 707. Porcelain Dragon Dish, China, Republican period, decorated in yellow enamel with sinuous dragons traveling amongst flaming clouds in pursuit of pearls, reserved on a black enameled ground, Kangxi mark to the base, dia. 8 1/8, ht. 1 1/8 in. $500-700

708. Porcelain Dragon Bowl, China, the exterior carved and enameled in green with dragons striding amongst clouds while chasing a flaming pearl, under a band of wavy clouds around the mouth, all against a yellow enameled ground, apocryphal Yongzheng mark to the base, dia. 5 1/2, ht. 2 1/2 in. $500-700 709. Green Enameled Dragon Plate, China, 19th century, painted in green enamel and underglaze blue with a ferocious dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst flaming clouds, with two dragons to the exterior, Yongzheng mark to the base, dia. 7, ht. 1 1/2 in. $400-600 710. Porcelain Dragon Dish, China, 19th century, with scalloped rim, carved and enameled in green with a roundel enclosing a fore-fronting dragon, encircled by two dragons traveling amidst leafy tendrils in the cavetto, the exterior decorated en suite, Qianlong mark to the base, dia. 5 1/8, ht. 5/8 in. $900-1,200 711. Prunus Bowl, China, 18th/19th century, carved and painted in the monochrome ink style with prunus branches on a pale powder blue ground, gilt rim, Qianlong mark to the base, wood stand finely carved as chrysanthemum, ht. 3 1/4, dia. 6 1/8 in. $300-500

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712. Pink Enameled Inkwell, China, early 19th century with early 20th century mounts, the globular body painted with a multitude of flower sprays borne on incised feathery leafy scrolls on a pink enameled ground, surmounted with brass stand and lids, the lid set with a jade plaque carved and pierced with chilong and bats and a jade finial, the stone of pale celadon color, ht. 5 1/2 in. $200-300 713. Creamy White Glazed Cup, China, 18th century, in the shape of a libation cup, with molded decoration of iris and plum branches to each side and forming the feet, covered with creamy white glaze, ht. 4 in. $250-350 714. Blanc-de-chine Censer, China, 18th century, supported on tripod ruyi feet, the cylindrical body decorated with double bow strings enclosing incised patterns of kui dragons alternating with leiwen, covered overall with a creamy white glaze, finely carved fitted wood stand and reticulated domed wood cover, ht. 3 1/8, 6 1/8 in. (with stand and cover). Provenance: Private North American collection formed during the late 19th/early 20th century. $4,000-5,000

715. Powder Blue Glazed Inkwell, China, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1723), originally intended as a water pot, Taibai zun, with the short neck cut down and mounted with brass into an inkwell, the domed body incised with three dragon roundels and covered with powder blue glaze, the cover inset with a celadon jade plaque carved and pierced with chilong, lingzhi, and an auspicious character, ht. 3 1/8 in. N.B. Sterling mounts by Edward Farmer Inc. (mark to the base). $300-500 716. Blue and White Plate, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the interior painted in underglaze blue with two birds flying amidst peony branches, chop mark to the base, dia. 8 in. $300-500 717. Blue and White and Celadon Stem Bowl, China, the interior of the shallow bowl painted in underglaze blue with a shou roundel encircled by wave and rock patterns, the exterior with a pale olive green glaze, Yongzheng mark to the recessed base, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 8 1/2 in. $300-500

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718. Pair of Blue and White Bowls, China, each bowl painted with underglaze blue with a purple hue with four fore-fronting dragons each holding a peach-shaped cartouche enclosing a character which together read “Wu gu deng feng” (harvest in five types of grain), Jiajing mark to the base, ht. 3 3/8, dia. 6 3/8 in. $300-500 719. Pair of Covered Stem Soup Bowls, China, 19th century, the exterior of each stem bowl enameled with a crane in a lotus to one side, inscription to the reverse, dated yihai year, the cover decorated en suite, inscribed (translated as) “In the style of Bada Shanren,” the interior of the bowl with an iron red mark to the base, ht. 5 3/4, dia. 6 5/8 in. Provenance: Purchased from China Trading Company in Singapore in 1956 (paperwork) and in a private collection ever since. $100-200 720. Famille Rose Zhadou, China, 19th century, the round body and flaring mouth enameled with bats suspending qing pendants amidst stylized lotus meanders, all reserved on a turquoise ground, ht. 10, dia. 9 in. $50-100

721. Famille Rose Vase, China, 19th century, the square vase finely painted on each side with a lotus pond, antique objects, and peony branches, mounted as a lamp, ht. 9 3/4, 26 1/4 in. (overall). $300-400 722. Wucai Jar, China, 19th century, Transitional period style, depicting a birthday celebration scene in a garden setting with rocks, plantain leaves, and ruyi clouds, ht. 10 3/4 in. $200-300 723. Famille Rose Bottle Vase, China, 19th century, painted in famille rose palette with four cartouches of scenes from the “Romance of the West Chamber,” mounted as a lamp, ht. 9 3/4, 24 in. (overall). $300-400 724. Blue and White Brush Pot, China, painted in underglaze blue with landscape panels and calligraphic inscription, ht. approx. 7, dia. 7 1/4 in. $300-400

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725. Blue and White Brush Pot, China, painted in underglaze blue with panels of figures in a landscape, mark to the base, ht. 5 3/4, dia. 7 1/4 in. $300-400 726. Blue and White Vase, China, 18th century, design of a flowering prunus tree on an ice pattern ground, ht. 17 1/4 in., (chip to the foot). $6,000-8,000 727. Blue and White Baluster Vase, China, 19th century, Kangxi mark, yen-yen form, surface carved with magnolia flowers and accented by underglaze blue decoration, ht. 17 in. $6,000-8,000

728. Cizhou-type Bottle, China, Yuan period, 14th century, carved through the white slip to reveal the gray body, with relief decoration of a wide band of large peony blossoms borne on leafy tendrils, covered overall with a clear glaze, ht. 10 in. $300-500 729. Pair of Porcelain Jars, China, Republican period, each cylindrical jar with oval section finely painted with a wintry scene with figures appreciating the snow from a pavilion, with mountainous ranges and pine trees, mark to the base, ht. 10 1/8 in. $400-600

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730. Biscuit Sancai Glazed Covered Jar, China, late 19th century, the ovoid body molded in relief with a crane resting in a lotus pond, reserved on a green ground, the domed cover with lotus plants, “Wang Bingrong zuo” seal mark in relief to the base, wood stand, ht. 7 1/4 in. $400-600

731. Rose-red Enameled and Gilt Archer’s Ring, China, 19th century, painted in rose-red enamel with a cartouche enclosing a mountain and water landscape to each side, reserved on a gilt geometric ground with stylized lotus blooms, gilt borders, Qianlong mark to the interior, dia. 1 1/8, wd. 7/8 in. N.B. See Ye Peilan’s Zhongguo Cai Ci, pp. 262-63, image 765, Shanghai gu ji chu ban she, 2005. $600-800

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732. Pair of Celadon Vases, China, 19th century, each with carved design of flowers above a band of plantain leaves and below ruyi collars, Yongzheng mark to the countersunk base, wood stands, ht. 9 5/8 in. $200-300 733. Black Dragon Vase, China, Kangxi period (1662-1723), the garlicmouthed bottle vase finely painted in enamels with dragons striding amidst stylized clouds, reserved on a black ground, Jiajing mark to the base, ht. 18 in. $300-500 734. Blanc-de-chine Guanyin, China, early 20th century, standing figure of Guanyin riding on a dragon in crashing waves, a lotus sprig in her left hand, festooned decoration to her robe, carved maker’s mark in a small cartouche to the back, ht. 9 3/8 in. $200-300

735. Monochrome Vase, China, Guangxu mark (1873-1908) and of the period, bottle form decorated with a cobalt blue glaze, ht. 14 in. $4,000-6,000 736. Blue and White and Yellow Bowl, China, painted in underglaze blue with dragons in various attitudes amidst clouds to the exterior, the inside with a dragon roundel, all reserved on an egg-yolk yellow ground, Yongzheng mark to the base, ht. 2 5/8, dia. 6 in. $300-500 737. Yixing Bowl, China, finely decorated in raised blue enamel with four roundels enclosing characters “Gao Shan Chang Shui” (high mountain and long river), alternating with peony blossoms supporting the Eight Buddhist Treasures, reserved on a buff ground, a shou roundel to the interior, with ruyi band around the rim, “Chun Yin Tang Zhi” mark to the base, Japanese wood box, dia. 5 5/8, ht. 2 3/8 in. $300-500

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738. Wucai Beaker Vase, China, Transitional period, 17th century, the top section depicting dignitaries exchanging gifts in a garden setting, above a band of camellia and rose sprays in the middle, and peach and pomegranate sprigs around the foot, ht. 16 1/4 in. Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, Chinese Works of Art Auction, September 2005. $8,500-9,500 739. Famille Rose Plaque, China, Republican period, painted with a figurative military scene, 15 x 9 3/4 in. $200-300 740. Porcelain Plaque, China, Republican period, of rectangular shape, carved in relief with a lone figure crossing a bridge in a mountainous landscape, covered in pale mustard yellow glaze, 9 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. $300-400 741. Pair of Porcelain Plaques, China, each of circular shape, painted in polychrome enamel, one with a bird perched on a bean pod tree, accompanied with inscription, dated bingzi year and signed “Cheng Yiting,” the other painted with a bird perched on chrysanthemum branches issuing from rockery, dated bingqiu year and signed “Liu Yucen,” dia. 13 1/2, 12 3/4 in. $400-600

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742. Iron Red and Green Wine Ewer, China, with C-scroll handles and a slender spout, painted in iron red and green enamel with phoenixes traveling amidst peony scrolls, a band of lappets enclosing clouds around the foot, ht. 9 in. $300-500 743. Pair of Hexagonal Vases, China, 19th century, each of the faceted vases with molded decoration of the “100 Antiques” motif between bands of flower scrolls, ht. 9 1/4 in. $200-300

744. Porcelain Square Zun Vase, China, early 20th century, decorated in famille rose palette with a scene of butterflies and flowers to the front, and a pheasant perched on peony branches to the back, calligraphic inscriptions to the sides, all below stylized lotus meanders around the neck, flanked by elephant-mask lugs, the interior and the base (drilled) glazed turquoise, ht. 8 3/8 in. $100-150

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745. Blue and White Brush Pot, China, Kangxi period (1662-1795), one side finely painted with an Immortal visiting a scholar who is writing calligraphy in his study room, the other side with the same scholar dreaming of himself escaping from his life’s routine, recessed foot, ht. 6, dia. 7 5/8 in. $500-700 746. Blue Glazed Water Coupe, China, 19th century, each side with underglaze slip decoration of a shou roundel supported by crashing waves, a high relief chi dragon climbing over the rim, Daoguang mark to the square base, covered with dark blue glaze, ht. 1 1/4 in. $100-150 747. Pair of Porcelain Bowls, China, 19th century, each wide bowl with slightly flaring rim, the exterior painted with a recluse in a mountainous landscape, with lacquered and gilt covers and stands, one surmounted by a foo dog finial, the other with gilt Buddha’s hand citron group, dia. 7, ht. 3 in. $400-600 748. Pair of Blue and White Covered Jars, China, each painted in underglaze blue with panels enclosing a landscape scene, on a ground of stylized lotus blooms borne on leafy meanders, the domed covers surmounted by a finial in the shape of a spider, mark to the base, ht. 12 1/4 in. $250-350

749. Porcelain Vase, China, Xuantong mark and of the period (1908-1912), finely enameled with one sparrow resting atop rockery, another flying amidst peony branches, ht. 10 7/8 in. $400-600 750. Blue and White Saucer Dish, China, the interior of the shallow dish painted in underglaze blue with a medallion enclosing butterflies amidst flower branches, the exterior decorated with similar motif, apocryphal Yongzheng mark to the base, dia. 4 3/4, ht. 1 in. $200-300 751. Famille Rose Covered Jar, China, 19th century, the ovoid body finely painted with peony branches, the flat cover decorated en suite, with a cone finial, ht. 12 in. $200-300 752. Famille Rose Jar, China, 19th century, the ovoid jar painted with a multitude of floral sprays, under a band of turquoise glazed collar lappets, mounted as a lamp, ht. 9, 28 1/4 in. (overall). $200-300

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753. Brown Dish, China, with the slightly everted rim, the interior and the side covered in a brown glaze, Kangxi six-character mark to the base, dia. 6, ht. 7/8 in. $200-300 754. Porcelain Basin, Chinese Export, 19th century, deep sides with everted rim, the interior painted in polychrome enamels with magpies perched on plum branches, surrounded by a multitude of flower sprays in the cavetto, bats alternating with lotus blossoms to the rim, dia. 11 3/4, ht. 3 3/4 in. $100-150 755. Porcelain Basin, Chinese Export, 19th century, with deep sides and everted rim, the interior painted in polychrome enamels with figures riding on a foo dog, surrounded by deer and cranes amidst auspicious flower branches in the cavetto, dia. 11 5/8, ht. 4 in. $100-150 756. Blue and White Bowl, China, 19th century, the exterior painted in underglaze blue with dragons in various attitudes leaping amongst flaming clouds, the interior with a dragon roundel, Kangxi mark to the base, dia. 7, ht. 2 3/4 in. $200-300 757. Yellow Enameled Charger, China, 19th century, the interior decorated in famille rose palette with bats flying amidst peach sprays and shou roundels, reserved on an egg-yolk yellow ground, the exterior painted in free style with flower sprays, dia. 13 1/2, ht. 2 in. $200-300

758. Four Famille Rose Bowls, China, 19th century, painted in polychrome enamels with various motifs including stylized lotus borne on leafy tendrils, cartouche of a landscape scene reserved on a lotus scroll ground, pheasants amidst peony branches, and birds and flowers of the four seasons, turquoise glazed interior, marks to the bases, dia. 7 1/2, 7 3/8, 4 3/4, 5 5/8 in. $200-300 759. Three Famille Rose Bowls, China, late 19th/early 20th century, a lobed petal-rimmed bowl finely painted in polychrome enamels with quails resting amidst lotus plants, turquoise glazed inside, Tongzhi mark to the base, together with a pair of shallow bowls, decorated with shou roundels reserved on a rose-colored ground with stylized lotus blooms, dia. 7, 6, 6 in. $250-350 760. Blue and White Tea Caddy, China, 19th century, hexagonal shape, each side painted in underglaze blue with a figurative scene alternating with a flower of the four seasons, the cover with a shou roundel, ht. 7 1/4 in. Provenance: Old label “J.H.I. Lempers Spuistraat 68” to the base. $200-300 761. Blue and White Dish, China, with galleried rim, the exterior painted in underglaze blue with birds amidst rose branches, below key-fret border, Kangxi mark to the base, dia. 7 3/8, ht. 1 3/4 in. $200-300 762. Celadon Cylindrical Vase, China, 19th century, decorated with molded characters of fu (happiness) and shou (longevity) under a sea green glaze, alternating with rectangular panels enclosing variations of stylized shou characters in underglaze blue, between molded dragon borders, ht. 17 in. $200-300

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763. Pair of Famille Rose Vases, China, 19th century, each baluster vase painted in famille rose palette with five bats flying above the sea to one side implying the rebus “Wu Fu Si Hai” (Five types of happiness as vast as the sea), and with a landscape scene with peaches, ht. 17 in. $300-500 764. Gilt Blue Glazed Baluster Vase, China, gilt decoration of stylized shou characters around the body, reserved on a powder blue ground, flanked by molded and gilt pendants suspending tassels, Tongzhi mark in iron red to the base, ht. 12 3/4 in. $400-600 765. Gilt Mirror Black Vase, China, early 20th century, baluster shape, with gilt decoration of butterflies flying amidst a multitude of flowers, reserved on a mirror black ground, Kangxi mark to the base, ht. 13 1/2 in. $100-150 766. Three Blue and White Plates, China, 18th/19th century, each painted in underglaze blue with flower scrolls or auspicious objects, dia. 8 1/2, 8 3/4, 8 3/8 in. $200-300 767. Celadon Vase, China, Yaozhou-type, carved with fluidity with wide bands of leafy scrolls, covered by an olive green glaze, ht. 7 5/8 in. $200-300

768. Blue and White Vase, China, cylindrical, the sides painted with boys engaged in various activities in a garden setting, with “Kangxi guichou Zhonghe Tang zhi” mark to the base, ht. 8 in. $200-300 769. Blue and White Circular Box and Cover, China, the center of the cover painted with a scene from the “Romance of the West Chamber,” the sides of the cover and box decorated with the “100 Boys” motif, Kangxi mark to the base, dia. 6, ht. 2 1/2 in. $200-300 770. Pair of Black Glazed and Gilt Covered Jars, China, 19th century, each ovoid body with gilt decoration of plum and ice-ground motif, above a band of upright chrysanthemum petal lappets, Kangxi mark in underglaze blue to the base, ht. approx. 16 in. $800-1,200 771. Peachbloom Glazed Liuye Zun, China, 19th century, the tapering body of the amphora covered with a glaze of crushed strawberry color with apple green mottling, Kangxi six-character mark to the interior of the unglazed foot, ht. 5 3/4 in. $200-300 772. Blue and White Plate, China, 19th century, finely painted in underglaze blue with contrived “heaping and piling” effect with an elaborate lotus branch to the interior, encircled by a band of lotus meanders, below classic scrolls, the exterior with a composite flower scroll, Qianlong sixcharacter mark to the base, dia. 6 1/4 in. $250-350

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773. Blue and White Vase, China, the compressed globular body and slightly flaring neck painted in underglaze blue with chi dragons amidst lingzhi scrolls, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 10 in. $250-350 774. Ge-type Vase, China, the vase covered with a gray-white glaze with dark brown and russet crackles simulating “iron wires and gold threads” effect, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 8 1/8 in. $150-250 775. Famille Verte Baluster Vase, China, painted with four panels enclosing figures engaged in agricultural activities, the neck with two panels of antique objects, the tall shoulder flanked by foo dog masks, all reserved on a brocade ground, ht. 17 in. $300-400 776. Baluster Vase, China, 19th century, sang-de-boeuf glaze of peachbloom color, ht. 17 1/2 in. $250-350 777. Celadon Guan-type Vase, China, of lobed double gourd shape, covered overall with an unctuous pale blue glaze with sparse dark crackles, wood stand, ht. 9 3/8 in. $200-300

778. Pair of Famille Rose Rouleau Vases, China, 19th century, painted with a quatrefoil panel enclosing a figurative scene to each side, reserved on a blue glazed ground with stylized lotus flowers, ht. 10 in. $200-300 779. Blue and White Bowl, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), painted in underglaze blue with a lotus pond, the interior with a lotus roundel, dia. 5 1/2, ht. 2 1/2 in. $250-350 780. Blue and White Jar, Chinese Export for the Vietnamese market, early 20th century, painted in underglaze gray-blue with a stylized lotus bloom borne on leafy scrolls to one side, “gengxu Yichun Tang zhi” mark to the other, corresponding to year 1910, ht. 5 1/4 in. $200-300 781. Porcelain Washer, China, Jiaqing mark and of the period (17961820), the ovoid washer supported on four ruyi-shaped feet, painted in polychrome enamels with a cartouche enclosing finely painted peony and chrysanthemum to each side, reserved on a blue and white scroll ground, a pair of gilt molded foo dog lugs, ht. 1 3/4, lg. 2 1/2 in. $300-500 782. Purple Glazed Brush Washer, China, 19th century, the rounded body with a high relief chilong crawling over the side with its head sticking into the interior, covered with a thick purplish blue glaze, mark to the base, ht. 2 5/8 in. $100-150

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784. Octagonal Blue and White Platter, China, the flaring flat rim painted in underglaze blue with plants and prunus florets reserved on a brocade ground, the exterior with frothy wave patterns, supported by eight short feet, dia. 13 in. $100-150 785. Blue and White Vase, China, painted in underglaze blue with a foo dog playing, covered by a celadon glaze, wood stand, mounted as a lamp, ht. approx. 7 1/2 in. $250-350 786. Blue and White Vase, China, painted in underglaze blue with a landscape scene with flowering trees, mounted as a lamp, ht. approx. 7 1/2 in. $250-350 787. Rose Medallion Jar, Chinese Export, 19th century, painted in polychrome enamel with a cartouche enclosing a figurative scene in a garden to one side, and pheasants and butterflies amidst rose branches to the other, reserved on a rose medallion ground, ht. 12 in. $200-300 788. Porcelain Yuhuchun Vase, China, the pear-shaped body painted in polychrome enamels with a landscape scene with blue mountains and cottages amidst trees, mark to the base, ht. 9 7/8 in. $250-350 789. Gilt-bronze Vajrasattva, China, 19th century, seated in dhyanasana pose on a mat, his right hand supporting a vajra in front of him, his left hand resting on his leg and holding a ghanta, wearing a long diaphanous dhorti and beaded festoons, with windswept sash around his arms, ht. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 790. Gilt-bronze Manjusri, China, 18th century, seated in dhyanasana pose atop a lotus throne, his primary hand in namaskara mudra, his secondary hands rising to the sides holding a padma and a mala, wearing foliate crown and large rosette earrings, with an image of Amitabha Buddha to his topknot, ht. 9 in. $300-500 791. Gilt-bronze Virupa, Tibet, 19th century, seated on a lotus stand with a deer head to his left foot, his right hand supporting a kapala in front of him, his left arm raised, wearing beaded festoons and large rosette earrings, with wrathful expression, ht. 6 in. $400-600 792. Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, China, seated figure of Maitreya in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands in dhyana mudra, wearing large rosette earrings and beaded jewels, Yongle incised mark to the top of the throne, ht. 8 1/2 in. $300-500

783. Large Sancai Glazed Guardian Figure, China, Kangxi period (16621722), standing figure of a warrior in full armor pointing at the dragon he is stepping on, with windswept sash, covered in green, yellow, and aubergine glaze, ht. 32 in. $2,000-3,000

793. Bronze Bodhisattva, China, figure of Maitreya seated on a rectangular throne with both feet on the ground, his hands in dharmachakra mudra, holding long stems of lotuses rising to the each side, wearing a closefitting dhoti with beaded ornament, with downcast eyes and hair with blue dye, ht. 8 7/8 in. $400-600

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795. Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, 18th century, seated figure of Buddha in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands in dhyana mudra, his close-fitting robe with incised flower and foliate hem, with downcast eyes and elongated earlobes, his hair with blue dye, open base, ht. 7 5/8 in. $500-700

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796. Gilt-bronze Figure of Acala, Sino-Tibetan, with one knee on the ground and the other bent, his raised left hand brandishing a sword, and his right hand holding a vajra, wearing foliate tiara and jeweled ornament, ht. 9 7/8 in. $400-600 797. Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, China, seated figure of Vajradhara in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands crossed in front his chest, holding long stems of lotuses rising to the sides each supporting vajra and ghanta, wearing five-crested headpiece and closefitting dhoti with beaded ornament, ht. 7 in. $500-700 798. Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, China, seated figure of Maitreya in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands in dhyana mudra, wearing large rosette earrings and beaded ornaments inset with turquoise and coral beads, his close-fitting dhoti with delicately incised and stippled foliate hems, ht. 7 1/4 in. $500-700

799. Gilt-bronze Tara, Sino-Tibetan, seated figure of Tara in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, with one hand in front of her chest while the other extends to the side, her close-fitting dhoti with beaded ornament and incised hem, wearing foliate tiara, ht. 7 in. $500-700 800. Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva of Infinite Mercy, Sino-Tibetan, seated figure of Sadaksari in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his primary hands in namaskara mudra and secondary hands aside, wearing a beaded ornament and foliate tiara, closely fitted dhoti with incised borders, ht. 7 1/8 in. $500-700 801. Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, China, seated figure of Maitreya in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his right hand in varada mudra, his left holding the long stem of a lotus rising to his side, wearing a close-fitting dhoti with beaded ornament, ht. 7 1/4 in. $500-700

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802. Large Bronze Ding, China, 19th century, supported on tripod ruyi cloud-shaped legs, the circular body cast with a band of stylized taotie masks and kui dragons, flanked by ruyi lugs with jump rings, inscriptions in seal script to the interior, ht. 10, dia. 17 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000 803. Bronze Hu Vase, China, 19th century, the compressed globular body decorated with a simple design of three bands of triple bow strings, flanked by dragon masks suspending jump rings, carved characters recording maker’s information “Nanyang jun Hanzong ba nian wu yue er qu di san shi yi hao Li Chong zhi zao” to the side, ht. 17 in. $300-500 804. Large Bronze Bell, China, Chenghua eighth year mark corresponding to year 1471, cast with a band of lappets above two wide bands of rectangular panels, with cast mark “Chenghua ba nian yue ri zao” to one panel, surmounted by arched handle with ruyi scroll ends, ht. approx. 26 1/2 in. Provenance: John Holten, 1934. $800-1,200

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805. Gilt-bronze Shrine, China, with leafy and floral top, deer on the turquoise pebbled ground, further set on a pedestal with beaded feet, inset with turquoise, garnet, and other semiprecious stone beads, ht. 17 1/4 in. $300-500 806. Large Silver Filigree Ewer, Tibet, the bulbous body with cartouches enclosing the Eight Buddhist Treasures, all inset with turquoise, glass, coral, lapis lazuli, and garnet beads, elephant task spout, loop handle, and domed cover, ht. approx. 15 3/4 in. $300-500 807. Bronze Censer, China, the compressed body flanked by ear lugs, with “Zhengtong yichou nian zao” mark cast to the base, dia. 5 3/8, ht. 3 1/2 in. $300-400

808. Bronze Censer, China, the compressed body flanked by lion masks, with Xuande mark cast to the base, dia. 5, ht. 3 in. $300-500 809. Bronze Censer, China, supported on tripod feet, the compressed body with a pair of small upright loop handles on the rim, Xuande mark to the base, dia. 5 1/8, ht. 2 3/4 in. $300-500

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810. Bronze Censer, China, supported on tripod feet, the compressed body with a pair of upright loop handles on the rim, “Yang Yi Xuan Zhi” mark cast to the base, dia. 7 1/2, ht. 3 5/8 in. $300-500 811. Bronze Lama, Sino-Tibetan, seated in dhyanasana pose on a lotus stand, his hands in dharmachakra mudra, holding long stems of lotuses rising to each side, flame-like aureole to the back, ht. 23 in. $300-500 812. Large Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, seated in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands in dharmachakra mudra, his close-fitting dhoti revealing his right shoulder, ht. 22 5/8 in. $300-500 813. Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, seated in dhyanasana pose, his left hand in dhyana and his right in humisparsa mudra, wearing a diaphanous dhoti with beaded hem, ht. 13 in. $300-500 814. Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, China, 19th century, seated figure of Manjusri in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands crossed in front his chest, holding long stems of lotuses rising to the sides each supporting a ghanta, ht. 13 1/2 in. $300-500

815. Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, China, seated in lalitasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his right hand in varada and his left in vitarka mudra, hair with blue dye, ht. 11 in. $300-500 816. Inlaid Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, in the archaic drinking vessel hu shape, cast in relief with a taotie mask to the long and short sides, separated by notched flanges, above a band of cicada blades, pedestal foot, the neck with a narrow band of kui dragons and flanked by loop lugs, gilt accents, ht. 18 1/4 in. $300-500 817. Bronze Vase, China, 18th/19th century, bottle form with a garlic mouth, high relief decoration of dragons, bats,, and clouds, ht. 16 in. $200-300 818. Bronze Vase, China, Ming period (1368-1644), fang gu form, the body decorated with oval medallions, animal mask handles, ht. 16 1/2 in. $200-300 819. Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, seated figure of Buddha in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra, his left hand in dhyana mudra, his closely fitted robe with crisply cast folds showing his right shoulder, Yongle six-character mark to the back, ht. 10 1/4 in. $6,000-8,000

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820. Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, seated figure of Buddha in dhyanasana pose atop a triple-lotus throne, his right hand in vitarka mudra, his left hand holding a staff, his closely fitted robe with incised borders, ht. 9 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500 821. Bronze Buddhist Image, China, 19th century, seated figure of Mi Lo Fu holding a rosary and a satchel, surface inlaid with silver wire, ht. 11 in. $3,500-4,500 822. Bronze Plaque, China, 17th century, surface with twelve Buddhas and various inscriptions, 26 1/2 x 12 x 11 in. $300-500 823. Sword, China, 19th century, the brass sheath with repoussé and chased design of dragons and lotus blossoms, each side inset with three pale celadon jade plaques carved in relief with chi dragons, lg. 43 1/2 in. $400-600 824. Bronze Vase, Japan, 19th century, the ovoid body cast in relief in a continuous fashion with a ghost figure amidst swirls of clouds and crashing waves, ht. 5 3/4 in. $200-300 825. Garlic-mouthed Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast with a chi dragon encircling the long slender neck and bulbous body, tall flaring foot, ht. 7 1/2 in. $250-350

826. Garlic-mouthed Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), crisply cast with a chi dragon encircling the long slender neck and biting upon the mouth rim, compressed globular body, ht. 7 1/4 in. $250-350 827. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the double-gourdshaped vase cast in relief with a crawling chilong, ht. 9 in. $200-300 828. Bronze Censer, China, 19th century, the quatrefoil body raised on four cabriole feet, cast with a band of kui dragons on a key-fret ground, a pair of strap handles on the shoulder, the domed openwork lid surmounted by a recumbent foo dog, mark to the base, ht. 8 1/2 in. $200-300 829. Two Bronze Censers, China, 19th century, each supported on tripod feet and with two upright fixed handles on the rim, one with plain surface, the other with chased design, Xuande six-character mark to the base, ht. 4 1/8, 4 3/8 in. $200-300 830. Bronze Censer, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the compressed rounded body cast with a wide band of kui dragons on a key-fret ground, below a narrow band of ruyi heads, the flaring neck with petalshaped rims, ht. 4, dia. 4 7/8 in. $200-300

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831. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the pear-shaped body raised on a splaying foot cast with diaper patterns, the waisted neck with a band decorated en suite, flanked by tubular lugs, ht. 8 1/4 in. $200-300 832. Shih So Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, the body elegantly cast into hexagonal shape, with fine inlaid wire design in bird-and-flower motif, key-fret band around the foot, ht. 7 1/2 in. $200-300 833. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the sides of the hexagonal vase cast with a band of kui dragons on a key-fret ground, below bands of diaper and raised boss patterns, flanked by ruyi lugs, ht. 7 5/8 in. $200-300 834. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, of archaic drinking vessel gu shape, crisply cast with bands of stylized taotie masks on a key-fret ground, separated by vertical flanges, below a band of cicada blades around the flaring neck, ht. 11 1/8 in. $200-300 835. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, of archaic drinking vessel gu shape, cast with bands of stylized taotie masks on a key-fret ground, separated by short flanges, the flaring neck with a band of cicada blades above a narrow band of confronting kui dragons, ht. 11 3/4 in. $200-300

836. Inlaid Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, the bulbous body finely cast with ruyi collar lappets around the shoulder suspending tassels inlaid with turquoise beads, the waisted neck flanked by lugs with pendants, ht. 3 5/8 in. $200-300 837. Bronze Gu Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), with trumpetshaped mouth and flaring foot, the sides cast with archaic dragon designs on a leiwen ground, separated by short flanges, a band of cicada blades around the neck, ht. 10 3/8 in. $200-300 838. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of archaic drinking vessel gu shape, the bulbous midsection crisply cast with a band of stylized taotie masks on a key-fret ground, kui dragon band around the splayed foot and flaring neck, flanked by small foo dog mask lugs with pendants, ht. 8 5/8 in. $200-300 839. Shih So Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, decorated with inlaid silver wire design of bands of stylized taotie masks with notched flanges, the flaring neck with a band of cicada blades, ht. 7 3/4 in. $300-500 840. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the sides of the square zun vase crisply cast with bands of archaic dragons and birds on a key-fret ground, flanked by elephant-head lugs with jump rings, ht. 7 1/8 in. $200-300

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841. Bronze Vase, China, 18th/19th century, of archaic drinking vessel gu shape, crisply cast with bands of stylized taotie masks on a key-fret ground, separated by short flanges, the flaring neck with a band of cicada blades above a narrow band of confronting kui dragons, ht. 10 7/8 in. $200-300 842. Pair of Shih So Vases, China, 19th century, each turnip-shaped vase decorated with inlaid silver wire design of a garden scene, signed “Shih So” to the base, ht. 5 3/4 in. $250-350 843. Garlic-mouthed Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast in relief with a chi dragon stepping on billowy cloud encircling the long slender neck and bulbous body, with inlaid silver wire cloud patterns to the body, ht. 7 in. $250-350 844. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, double gourd form with relief decoration of gourd plants, chocolate brown color, ht. 8 in. $200-300 845. Shih So Censer, China, 19th century, the compressed rounded body decorated with inlaid silver wire design of cranes flying amidst clouds, flanked by elephant-head lugs, dia. 3 7/8, ht. 2 1/4 in. $200-300

846. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the sides of the hexagonal vase cast with bands of geometric and taotie designs, flanked by lingzhi sprig lugs, ht. 8 in. $200-300 847. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, the pear-shaped hexagonal body cast with a wide band of abstract designs, flanked by loop handles issuing from dragon finials, pedestal foot cast with wave patterns, mark to the base, ht. 10 1/2 in. $200-300 848. Bronze Double Gourd Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), decorated with a band of stylized taotie masks between the gourds, flanked by foo dog mask lugs with jump rings, ht. 10 3/8 in. $250-350 849. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, the pear-shaped body raised on a splaying pedestal foot, embellished with a band with diaper ground enclosing key-fret patterns, flanked by a loop handles with dragon head finials and suspending jump rings, ht. 12 1/8 in. $200-300 850. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the hu-shaped body cast with a wide band of diaper key-fret design, raised on a pedestal foot cast with breaking wave patterns, flanked by loop handles issuing from dragon finials, ht. 10 in. $200-300

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Session II - Lots 851-1699C
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851. Burlwood Carving, China, 18th/19th century, figure of the goddess Guanyin in flowering robes holding a scroll, ht. 9 in. $200-300

852. Hornbill Casque, China, 19th century, carving of figures in a landscape, 4 1/2 x 8 in. $800-1,200

853. Bamboo Brush Pot, China, 19th century, surface carved in high relief with scholars in a landscape, signed “Chu Wen Yu,” ht. 8 3/4 x 8 x 7 in. $2,000-3,000

854. Bamboo Carving, China, 19th century, carved with fine details as a sage seated on a rock in a contemplative state, with a small tortoise nearby, ht. 5 3/8 in. $200-300

855. Hardwood Carving, China, seated figure of Budai with boys, wood stand, ht. 5 in. $100-150

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856. Two Canes, one European with burlwood shaft surmounted by a bone grip carved with a double gourd borne on leafy stems, and a Chinese cane with ivory grip carved with a dragon, lg. 36 1/2, 34 in. $200-300 857. Wood Ruyi Scepter with Jade Plaque, China, 19th century, the slightly curved S-shaped handle decorated in bamboo appliqué with ice and plum blossoms motif, the ovoid top with a jade plaque inset with hardstone decoration of a lotus pond, lg. 14 1/2 in. $250-350 858. Carved Wood Ruyi Scepter with Jade Plaques, China, the scepter finely carved with classical scrolls, inset with pale celadon jade with inlaid design of birds and floral motifs, the handle further inset with small pieces of lapis lazuli, jade, and malachite, engraved and gilded with characters “ji xiang ru yi” (may everything turn out well), lg. 18 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 859. Sandalwood Box, China, 19th century, of rectangular shape, the cover and sides carved with deep undercutting with cartouches enclosing a figurative group engaged in various activities, reserved on a leafy ground, 6 3/4 x 13 x 8 in. $200-300 860. Rosewood Table Screen with Jade Plaques, China, late 19th century, inset with jade plaques dated from the Ming to Qing dynasty, four of pale celadon color, carved in the shape of qilin, rams, makara, and a boy holding a fish, respectively, four hemispherical jade of bright green color, two agate plaques, and four hemispherical soapstones (one missing), the screen intricately carved with flower scrolls overall, ht. 21 3/8, celadon jade plaques lg. 2 1/2, 2 5/8, 2 1/8, 2 in. $400-600

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861. Pair of Gilt-lacquered Wood Buddha, China, 18th century, each figure of Buddha seated in dhyanasana pose, his closely fitted robe falling gracefully into folds, wearing large rosette earrings and beaded necklace, gilt-lacquered surface, ht. 12 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 862. Root Carving, China, 19th century, vividly carved out of the natural shape of the root with Liu Hai teasing a toad with a cash coin, ht. 8 in. $400-600 863. Burlwood Carving, China, 19th century, figure of Liu Hai leaping in joy while holding a lingzhi sprig, the stand in natural formation of the wood, ht. 13 1/8 in. $150-250

864. Wood Carving, China, carved as Shoulao riding on a deer, his right hand holding a staff suspending a double gourd, his left hand holding a peach, accompanied by his attendant with a lotus spray, integral wood stand carved with pine leaves, ht. 13 3/8 in. $150-250 865. Black Lacquered Guanyin, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), seated figure of Guanyin on a tall square pedestal, wood carving with traces of lacquered surface, ht. 12 1/2 in. $200-300 866. Rosewood Carving, China, carved as seated figure of Li Tieguai, with his right elbow resting on a stand, and his left hand holding a scroll, ht. 9 in. $300-500

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867. Pair of Lacquered Wood Temple Tablets, China, 19th century, each set on an elaborately carved gilt-lacquered stand, the tablets with plain black lacquered surface to both sides, ht. 10 1/2, 9 3/4 in. $100-150 868. Gilt and Lacquered Wood Display Stand, China, late 19th/early 20th century, elongated hexagonal form, supported by foo dog feet, together with a gilt-lacquered wood figure of Guan Yu on horseback, ht. 8 1/2 in. $100-150 869. Wood Box and Cover, China, carved in the shape of a melon borne on a leafy tendril, 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. $150-200 870. Bamboo Brush Pot, China, Republican period, of cylindrical shape, finely carved with chrysanthemum and iris branches to one side, and inscription applauding the virtue of the two plants to the other, ht. 5 5/8, dia. 3 3/4 in. $300-400 871. Bamboo Brush Pot, China, of cylindrical shape, carved with inscriptions, dated September in renzi year (1912), signed, black lacquered surface, ht. 5 1/4, dia. 2 3/4 in. $300-500 872. Bamboo Brush Pot, China, 19th century, carved with inscriptions to one side, signed “Zhu bin” (Zhao Qi), the other side with plum blossoms and bamboo, ht. 5 1/2, dia. 3 in. $1,200-1,500 873. Large Hardwood Brush Holder, China, of cylindrical form, with undecorated natural wood surface, ht. 8 3/4, dia. 8 1/2 in. $200-300

874. Wood Brush Pot, China, 19th century, relief carving with deep undercutting with Shoulao and his attendant riding a water buffalo to one side, and an Immortal and attendant conversing to the other, the rocky landscape with pavilions, pine trees, and bamboo, ht. 4 1/2 in. $300-500 875. Bamboo Libation Cup, China, 19th century, finely carved in the shape of magnolia flowers with high relief carving of iris branches and buds around the sides, signature to one side, ht. 4 in. $300-500 876. Carved Sandalwood Carte-de-visite, China, early 20th century, elaborately carved in relief with Luohan amongst pavilions and trees, lg. 4 1/2, wd. 3 in. $100-150 877. Gourd Cricket Case, China, 19th century, gourd body with relief decoration of plants growing from rockery, ivory lid carved in openwork with peony branches, lg. 6 1/8 in. $300-400 878. Gourd Cricket Case, China, 19th century, gourd body with relief decoration of figures traveling in a landscape, agate lid inset with soapstone openwork carving with dragons contending a precious pearl, lg. 4 3/4 in. $300-400 879. Bamboo Carving, China, 19th century, finely carved as a water coupe surround by peach branches as handles, the surface with pine and orange skin-like texture, dia. 5 3/8, ht. 3 1/4 in. $300-500

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880. Jade and Ivory Opium Pipe, China, late 19th/early 20th century, the pipe of celadon jade, the spout of ivory carved in a circular shape, the ivory opium holder carved in good humor as a clasped hand, lg. 15 5/8 in. $300-400 881. Bamboo Skin Tea Caddy, China, 19th century, of faceted hexagonal shape, carved to one side with a lone pine tree growing from a rock imitating ink painting, the reverse carved with inscription, signed “Men ren Cai Jin,” ht. 6 in. $100-150 882. Soapstone and Wood Ruyi Scepter, China, carved wood handle inset with soapstone plaques in the form of ruyi heads in various sizes, lg. 16 1/8 in. $100-150 883. Zitan Guanyin, China, finely carved as the seated figure of Guanyin in the royal ease pose, her robe with crisply carved folds falling into a wide base, ht. 4 7/8 in. $300-500

884. Four Brush Pots, China, three bamboo pots, one carved in relief with Immortals in a landscape with horses and pine trees, one with a Luohan seated on the ground, watching a wild goose flying by, inscriptions to the reverse, one with a peony branch and inscriptions, together with a square pot inset with a carved wood figure of a boy holding an auspicious object to each panel, ht. 5 3/4, 5 5/8, 5 7/8, 5 in. $200-300 885. Burlwood Carving, China, vividly carved after the natural shape and texture of the wood into a foo dog, ht. 14 1/4, lg. 16 in. $200-300 886. Bamboo Wrist Rest, China, the slightly convex surface finely carved in relief with Bodhidharma crossing a river on a straw, with billowy clouds to the top, 9 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. $250-350 887. Inlaid Wood Brush Pot, China, 19th century, the cylindrical body inlaid with mother-of-pearl, soapstone, turquoise, and bamboo skin, depicting the Eight Taoist Immortals conversing in a landscape, Qianlong motherof-pearl carved mark to the recessed foot, ht. 7 1/2, dia. 7 1/2 in. $400-600

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888. Bamboo Wrist Rest, China, early 20th century, carved with poetic inscriptions, signed “Tang Yunbai,” dated a winter day in renwu year, lg. 9 7/8 in. $300-500 889. Bamboo Brush Pot, China, the cylindrical body carved in relief with recluses resting under a pine tree in a rocky landscape, with inscription to the reverse, dated a midsummer day in bingshen year, ht. 6, dia. 4 in. $200-300 890. Bamboo Brush Pot, China, the cylindrical body carved in relief with Wang Xizhi watching geese while his attendants prepare ink on a painting desk, with willow trees, ht. 6 1/4, dia. 4 3/4 in. $200-300 891. Bamboo Wrist Rest, China, early 20th century, carved with poetic inscriptions, signature, and seal, lg. 9 7/8 in. $300-500 892. Hardwood Shou Lao, China, carved figure of Shou Lao riding on a deer, carrying a staff suspending a double gourd on his back, and holding a peach sprig in his right hand, the figurative group supported by stand carved with ruyi heads and pine, ht. 12, 13 3/4 in. (with stand). $200-300 893. Bamboo Carving, China, carved with good humor as He-He er xian group, one holding a box, the other a lotus sprig, with a toad to the feet, ht. 6 1/2 in. $600-800 894. Two Wood Carvings, China, one carved as the standing figure of Guanyin, the other as a seated Luohan, ht. 15, 8 1/2 in. $200-300 895. Carved Wooden Shrine, China, 19th century, carved and painted wood with Buddha flanked by apsara figures emanating from a pagoda that is guarded by two earthly figures, approx. 24 x 12 in. $300-500 896. Three Wood Ruyi Scepters, China, one with carved panels of a phoenix and dragon on its handle, and three inlaid jade plaques, one carved in the shape of a lotus seed pod borne on a stem, one as a ruyi fungus sprig, lg. 15, 13 1/2, 11 1/2 in. $100-150 897. Pair of Bamboo Carvings, China, carved as two mythical animals with feathered wings and foo dog features, ht. 6 3/4 in. $100-150 898. Bamboo Carving, China, carved as a seated figure of a scholar leaning against a rock, holding a book in his left hand and a scroll in his right, with benevolent expression, ht. 6 1/2 in. $300-500

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899. Bamboo Carving, China, finely carved as the seated figure of Guanyin in the royal ease pose, with downcast eyes and benevolent expression, ht. 10 1/4 in. $2,000-2,500 900. Pair of Bamboo Carvings, China, each carved as a wrathful Luohan, one conquering a tiger, the other taming a dragon, ht. approx. 6 1/2 in. $250-350 901. Musical Instrument, Japan, 19th century, Biwa with lacquered surface, inlay of mother-of-pearl and an extensive inscription or poem in gold, lg. 38 in. $100-150 902. Large Cloisonné Enameled Censer, China, 19th century, of peach shape and raised on four spherical gilt feet, the rounded body encircled by bronze casting in relief of leafy tendrils bearing gilt small peaches, finely enameled with a multitude of flowers reserved on a green ground, the domed lid in openwork design, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. approx. 19 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 903. Cloisonné Enameled Porcelain Vase, China, 19th century, the ovoid body and flaring mouth painted in enamels with butterflies amidst a multitude of flowers, reserved on a turquoise ground, ht. 12 1/4 in. $200-250 904. Pair of Large Cloisonné Enameled Vases, China, early 20th century, of hexagonal shape, each side decorated with antique objects on a turquoise ground, between stylized dragon scroll borders, ht. 39 in. $2,000-4,000

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908. Jade Flowers in a Cloisonné Enameled Planter, China, with semitranslucent white jade plaques forming the petals of the magnolia blossoms and buds, and spinach green jade forming the leaves, the branches issuing from a rectangular cloisonné enameled turquoise ground planter, ht. 15 1/8 in. $200-300 909. Jade Flowerpot in a Champlevé Enameled Planter, China, 19th century, with chalcedony, semi-translucent white jade, and gray/ spinach green jade forming the flowers and the leaves, the branches issuing from a rectangular celadon-white jade pot, further set in a hexagonal planter finely and elaborately enameled with stylized lotus blossoms borne on leafy meanders and inset with four pale celadon jade plaques carved and pierced with a figurative group amidst flower scrolls, supported on four ruyi shaped feet, Qianlong six-character mark carved to the copper base, with stepped fitted rosewood stand, each layer finely carved in openwork with cartouches enclosing classic scrolls and auspicious symbols, ht. 10 3/4 (flowerpot), dia. 8, ht. 4 (champlevé planter), overall ht. approx. 14 1/2 in. $500-700 910. Pair of Cloisonné Enameled Stem Cups, China, 19th century, each cup finely enameled with stylized lotus flowers borne on leafy scrolls, below a narrow band of ruyi collars, reserved on a turquoise ground, gilding to the interior and the base, Qianlong carved mark to the rim of the foot, ht. 3 5/8, dia. 3 7/8 in. $400-600 911. Cloisonné Enameled Planter, China, 19th century, of quatrefoil shape supported on four ruyi feet, the exterior finely enameled with peony branches reserved on a turquoise ground, ht. 4, 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. $300-500 912. Cloisonné Enameled Box and Cover, China, the cover with a roundel enclosing two sinuous dragons chasing a flaming pearl, the sides finely enameled with stylized lotus flowers borne on leafy meanders, reserved on a turquoise ground, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 3 3/4 in. $150-200 913. Pair of Cloisonné Enameled Bowls, China, 18th century, each deep bowl finely enameled with stylized lotus flowers borne on intertwining tendrils, Qianlong character carved mark to the base, dia. 4 7/8, ht. 2 1/8 in. $2,000-3,000 914. Silver Pincushion, China, late 19th/early 20th century, supported on four spherical feet, the sides with elegant repoussé design of peony flowers, aubergine cushion top, 2 1/4 x 5 x 3 1/2 in. $200-300 915. Jade Plaque, China, carved as cranes and a female nude, half celadon, half russet color, wood stand, 4 x 3 in. $200-300 916. Pair of Hardstone Flowerpots, China, 19th century, with jade, coral, chalcedony, turquoise, and tourmaline forming petals and leaves, the flower branches issuing from cloisonné enameled planters, ht. 10 in. $300-500

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905. Framed Cloisonné Enameled Panel, China, 19th century, enameled with a large shou character consisting of small shou characters of various style, set on a turquoise ground with geometric pattern, 34 x 13 1/4 in. $300-500 906. White Brass Box and Cover, China, of square shape, the cover carved with lengthy calligraphic inscriptions in standard script, dated a winter month of bingyin year, ht. 1 7/8, 6 1/8 in. sq. $200-300 907. Brass Box and Cover with Jade Plaque, China, of quatrefoil shape, the cover inset with a 18th century pale celadon jade plaque carved in relief with three of the Eight Buddhist Treasures, surrounded with finely chased designs of peony and lotus scrolls on the brass, the box chased with panels of chickens amidst flower branches, ht. 4, jade, 4 1/2 x 2 in. $300-500

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917. Cloisonné Enameled Jar, China, finely enameled with stylized lotus flowers borne on leafy tendrils with various other views of lotuses, reserved on a turquoise ground, ht. approx. 6 in. $300-500 918. Pair of Cloisonné Enameled Vases, China, 19th century, each baluster vase finely enameled with peony, chrysanthemum, and magnolia flowers and branches, reserved on a turquoise ground with gilt wire geometric design, the waisted neck decorated en suite above a band of plantain leaves, ht. 12 1/4 in. $300-500 919. Cloisonné Enameled Stem Jar and Cover, China, 19th century, the bulbous body finely enameled with confronting scaly yellow dragons contending a flaming pearl and above frothy waves, reserved on a black ground with gilt wire design of tightly packed cloud heads, domed cover, ht. 12 3/8 in. $200-300 920. Four Assorted Items, China, an enamel painted quatrefoil copper plate, a turquoise glazed dragon brush rest with wood stand, and two small embroidered silk jewelry bags, lg. 5 3/8, 4 1/2, 5 1/2, 4 5/8 in. $150-250 921. Three Champlevé Wares, China, a plate, a horse’s hoof vase, and a circular box and cover decorated with floral scrolls, dia. 5 3/8, ht. 4 1/2, dia. 2 1/4 in. $200-300 922. Three Cloisonné Vases, China, one of baluster shape, enameled in the style of a blue and white ceramic vase, with dragons chasing a flaming pearl amidst stylized clouds, below a band of Indian lotus scrolls around the neck; together with a pair of enameled “mille fleurs” vases, ht. 9 1/8, 6 1/8 in. $300-500

923. Champlevé Enameled Lantern, Japan, late 19th/early 20th century, temple shaped, with floral decoration, (loss), ht. 16 in. $200-300 924. Large Cinnabar Circular Box and Cover, China, 19th century, the cover finely carved in relief with a panel enclosing scholars gathering in a serene landscape with trees, rocks, and bridges, reserved on three different geometric patterned ground each representing water, ground, and air, further encircled by cartouches of peony, magnolia, rose, and camellia braches alternating with stylized lotus scrolls to the sides, the box decorated en suite, dia. 10 1/4, ht. 5 in. Provenance: Old paper label “Supported by Palace Galleries, 15 Buckingham Palace Road, S.W. 1 Telephone TATe Gallery 3300” on the base. $400-600 925. Cinnabar Planter, China, 19th century, the quatrefoil planter supported on four ruyi feet, finely carved in relief with panels of scholars and attendants engaged in various activities in a landscape, reserved on a peony and prunus ground, key-fret rim, fitted tall wood stand, ht. 3 1/2, 9 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. $200-300 926. Cinnabar Carved Box and Cover, China, 19th century, the surface of the box and cover carved in relief with two spring hunting scenes in a rocky landscape, set against a ground with two types of geometric patterns representing earth and sky respectively, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 927. Pair of Lacquered Wood Gourd Vases, China, 18th century, each octagonal lobed body supported by three small gourd-shaped feet and curled leaves, petaled flaring mouth rim, green, red, and golden brown lacquered surface, ht. 24 in. $500-700

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928. Buffalo Horn Cup, China, 19th century, the tall libation cup carved in relief with Immortals and attendants in a rustic landscape, with ruyi clouds, gnarled pine trees, and auspicious animals, ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300 929. Tortoiseshell Box and Cover, China, 19th century, the cover and base of box intricately carved in relief with monks conversing in a mountainous landscape with a pavilion and plantain trees nearby, ht. 3/4, 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. $100-200 930. Rhinoceros Cup, China, 19th century, of conical shape with wide flaring sides, the exterior carved with scholars engaged in elegant activities amidst a mountainous landscape with pavilions and pine trees, wood stand carved in openwork with lotus panels, dia. 6 3/8, ht. 2 1/2 in. $15,000-20,000 931. Coconut Cups, China, 19th century, four cups with silver lining arranged in a nesting manner, the exterior of each finely carved with flower and landscape scenes, the cover carved with a roundel of a stylized flower, ht. 3 in. $60-80 932. Buffalo Horn Beads, China, strand of beads with faceted sides, the horn of warm amber color, lg. 49 in. $200-300 933. Cinnabar Box, China, 19th century, of rectangular shape, the cover carved in relief with a cartouche enclosing Immortals in a celestial landscape, surrounded by flower scrolls on the sides, Qianlong mark incised to the base, 5 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. $300-500 934. Cinnabar Box, China, 19th century, circular shape, the cover carved with a scholar and his attendant paying a visit to two ladies, set in a garden scene with rockery, plantain plants, and pine trees, copper mounted rims, dia. 4 3/4, ht. 2 3/4 in. $100-150

935. Powder Horn, Tibet, the horn mounted in silver and embellished in coral and turquoise, with design of dragons and Buddhist treasures, lg. 11 1/4 in. $150-250 936. Two Trousses, China, 19th century, each lacquered and brassmounted case holds a cutting knife with wood and horn hilt, and a pair of ivory chopsticks, lg. 13, 14 in. $200-300 937. Powder Horn, Tibet, the horn mounted in silver and embellished with coral and turquoise beads, with design of dragons and Buddhist treasures, lg. 13 in. $400-600 938. Embroidered Robe, China, late 19th century, decorated with roundels of Immortals amidst rose sprays on a blue ground. $100-150 939. Embroidered Robe, China, late 19th century, the jacket decorated with flower roundels and peony sprays on a turquoise ground, white silk border with a multitude of flowers. $100-150 940. Phoenix Embroidery, China, 19th century, finely embroidered with two phoenixes in flight, each holding a leafy branch in its mouth, reserved on a yellow ground with cloud patterns, 80 x 38 1/2 in. Provenance: “Gift of Miss F.D. McCormic” label to one corner. $300-500 941. Dragon Embroidery, China, 19th century, the square panel finely embroidered in golden thread with a fore-fronting dragon above two dragons in profile, all amidst clouds and bats and above lishui patterns to the bottom, reserved on a navy blue ground, 50 x 49 in. Provenance: “Gift of Miss F.D. McCormic” label to one corner. $300-500

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942. Pair of Large Embroideries, China, 18th/early 19th century, each finely embroidered with phoenix, peacock, crane, butterfly, and a variety of other birds amidst peony and prunus blossoms, reserved on a pale apricot ground, 128 x 46 in. $20,000-30,000

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943. Embroidered Thangka, Sino-Tibetan, 19th century, with a Tantric figure seated in dhyanasana pose on a lotus throne, flanked by Bodhisattva to the sides and the top, in a celestial landscape, 40 x 28 (image), 59 x 37 in. (panel). $800-1,200

946. Embroidered Vest, China, 19th century, lady’s court jacket embellished with floral scrolls. $300-500 947. Embroidered Lady’s Surcoat, China, 19th century, with roundels of cranes and bats in a celestial landscape, above lishui and wave patterns to the bottom, yellow silk cuffs embellished with butterflies and peonies. $300-500 948. Embroidered Robe, China, late 19th century, decoration of roundels of cranes next to pavilions in a celestial landscape, flower sprays and other auspicious symbols on a creamy white ground. $300-500 949. Pair of Embroidered Hanging Panels, China, late 18th/early 19th century, each finely embroidered with antique objects and plum flowers on a yellow ground, with bats and flower design to the borders, 61 x 24 1/2 in. $400-600

944. Embroidered Panel, China, 19th century, with Manjusri seated in dhyanasana pose atop a stand supported by a foo dog, with flame-like aureole behind him, and further surrounded by clouds and waves, 55 x 30 (image), 64 x 41 1/2 in. (with borders). $4,000-6,000

945. Embroidered Banner, China, with a battle scene on a yellow ground, inscriptions in golden threads to the top, with peach, Buddha’s hand citron, and pomegranate to the black borders, 31 x 36 in. $200-300

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950. Lot of Five Textiles, China, late 19th/early 20th century, a rectangular panel with dragons, a square kesi panel with dragon and phoenix, a child’s red surcoat and green pants, an long piece of fabric embroidered with butterflies and flowers. $200-300 951. Lot of Four Textiles, China, 19th century, a wool vest with silk lining, a rectangular embroidered panel, a panel decorated with two shades of black with figures in pavilions, and a black hanging top. $200-300

952. Kesi Dragon Robe, China, 18th century, with dragons, bats, and shuangxi characters amidst clouds interspersed with the Eight Buddhist Treasures, above lishui, wave, and rock patterns to the bottom, all set on a blue ground. $800-1,000 953. Kesi Dragon Robe, China, 18th century, with fore-fronting dragons chasing flaming pearls on a navy blue ground. $800-1,000

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954. Kesi Female Robe, China, 18th century, with roundels of dragon, twin fish, peach, and bats circling a lantern, lishui and rocky wave patterns to the bottom, all set on a red ground. $800-1,000

955. Kesi Dragon Robe, China, 18th century, with dragon, bats, and the Eight Buddhist Treasures amidst clouds, above lishui and rocky wave patterns to the bottom, on an orange ground. $800-1,000

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956. Dragon Robe, China, late 19th century, with dragons and bats amidst flaming clouds, on an orange-brown ground, above lishui and rock patterns to the bottom. $200-300

957. Large Kesi Dragon Panel, China, 19th century, with nine sinuous dragons in gilt threads amidst flaming pearls and clouds, above rock and wave patterns to the bottom, on a yellow ground, 60 x 52 in. $300-500

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958. Kesi Panel, China, 19th century, mounted in hanging scroll format, with birds and prunus blossoms motif, 43 x 19 1/2 in. $300-500

959. Kesi Robe, China, 19th century, summer robe with kesi badges displaying qilin symbolizing first-rank military official’s insignia, on a purple kesi ground with peony sprays. $400-600

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960. Lot of Tibetan Sutra, Tibet, 19th century, twenty-two rectangular panels of calligraphy embroidered on silk, twenty-four panels of calligraphy flanked by Buddhist images reserved on yellow silk ground, and a square silk wrapping cloth embroidered with double vajra, 5 x 14 1/2, 26 1/2 in. sq. $400-600 961. Kesi Dragon Panel, China, 19th century, with dragon and phoenix amidst peony scrolls and flaming clouds, set on an imperial yellow ground, “Zhengyuan yu shui tao zhuang duan” to the bottom, 120 x 30 1/2 in. $500-700

962. Large Brocade Panel, China, 19th century, finely decorated with cartouches of flowers, reserved on a yellow ground, with “Si shi qi chen zao zhi Jiangnan” to the bottom, 390 1/2 x 27 in. $400-600 962A. Dragon Seat Cushion, China, 17th/18th century, both sides of kesi panels with nine sinuous dragons, with one fore-fronting dragon in the center surrounded by eight others in various attitudes, all amidst clouds, bats, and Buddhist treasures, above rock and crashing wave patterns, reserved on an imperial yellow ground, 33 x 30 in. $500-700

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963. Two Decorated Saris, India, both diaphanous, one with golden thread decoration of floral and leafy scrolls on a green and pink ground, the other on a burgundy red ground. $300-500 964. Two Rank Badges, China, 19th century, each displaying a silver pheasant symbolizing fifth-rank civil official’s insignia, 11 x 11 1/2 in. $100-150 965. Kesi Thangka, Sino-Tibetan, 19th century, seated figure of Buddha with aureole to his back, 34 x 27 in. $500-700

966. Embroidered Panel, China, with seated figure of Guan Yu in a green winter robe, inscriptions to the top, all on a yellow silk ground, 30 x 13 1/2 in. $200-300 967. Rank Badge Robe, China, late 19th century, with a square rank badge to the front and the back embroidered with silver pheasant symbolizing fifth-rank civil official’s insignia, surrounded by phoenixes amongst peony scrolls and dragons amidst clouds, lishui pattern and tassels to the bottom. $300-500 968. Embroidered Robe, China, late 19th century, finely embellished with roundels of bats and floral scrolls amidst flower and fruit sprays, all set on a navy blue ground. $300-500

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969. Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, China, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (14031425), the figure of Manjusri seated in the royal ease pose atop a double-lotus throne, both hands in Bhumisparsa mudra holding the end of a lotus stem rising to his sides, one supporting a ewer and the other a bird, wearing a closely fitted diaphanous robe embellished with beaded jewelry, the crisply cast folds draping from both legs and extending over the edge of the throne, the Bodhisattva wearing a five-crested crown and large elaborately cast rosette earrings, with benevolent expression, ht. 13 3/4 in. See back cover for larger view $10,000-15,000

971. Gilt-bronze Kubera, Tibet, 19th century, seated in lalitasana pose atop a dragon on a lotus throne, with a mouse on the stand, ht. 7 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

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970. Gilt-bronze Yidam Chakrasamvara Yab-yum Group, Tibet, 18th century, stepping to right in alidhasana on reclining figures atop a lotus stand, his primary hands in vajrahumkara mudra, holding his consort in yab-yum, with his remaining hands radiating around him and holding a host of attributes including the karttrka and kapala, both figures wearing beaded festoons and crowns, ht. 12 3/4 in. Note: Annelise Freiheit collected Tibetan bronzes inspired by a meeting with the Dalai Lama. Her collection was mainly acquired during her travels in Nepal and Southeast Asia around the 1970s and 80s when many bronzes went to market after the Cultural Revolution in China. $3,000-5,000

972. Gilt-bronze Manjusri, Tibet, 18th century, the four-armed divinity seated in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, each hand holding a different tantric weapon including a sword, a noose, a book, and a lance, his close-fitting dhoti with finely incised foliate patterns, wearing a crested crown and large rosette earrings, flame-like aureole, ht. 8 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

973. Gilt-bronze Kubera, Sino-Tibetan, 18th/19th century, seated sidesaddle on the back of a foo dog further mounted on a lotus throne, holding a mouse in his left hand, wearing a windswept sash and foliate crown, ht. 7 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

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974. Gilt-bronze Ekavira, Tibet, 18th/19th century, stepping to left in alidhasana on reclining figures atop a lotus stand, the four-headed ten-armed divinity with all hands emanating from his sides holding a host of attributes, wearing a horsehead headpiece, ht. 12 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

975. Gilt-bronze Mahakala Yab-yum Group, Tibet, 18th/19th century, stepping to left in pratyalidhasana on reclining figures atop a lotus stand, the six-armed divinity embracing his consort in yab-yum with his primary arms, wearing scull crowns on each of his three heads, his hair in a towering mass of stylized flames pigmented orange-red, ht. 8 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

976. Gilt-bronze Vairocana, Tibet, 18th/19th century, seated in dhyanasana pose atop a lotus throne, the six-armed divinity with his primary hands in dharmacakra mudra, his lower right hand in varada mudra, and the remaining hands holding a lotus, ewer, and sword, his close-fitting dhoti with finely incised patterns, wearing a foliate crown, ht. 8 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

977. Gilt-bronze Yamataka Yab-yum Group, Tibet, 19th century, stepping to left in alidhasana on reclining figures atop a lotus stand, the nine-headed twenty-handed wrathful deity embracing his consort in yab-yum with his primary hands while holding karttrka and kapala, his other hands emanating around him and holding a host of other attributes, ht. 8 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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978. Gilt-bronze Avalokiteshvara, Sino-Tibetan, 18th century, the elevenheaded thousand-armed divinity standing in samapada atop a double lotus throne, his primary hands in namaskara mudra, his lower right hand in varada mudra, four of his remaining hands holding kalasa, capa, mala, and padma, the other arms radiating around him symbolizing the thousand arms, nine of his eleven heads with serene expression wearing a crested tiara, the tenth head of a wrathful Dharmapala with five-skull diadem, surmounted by the head of Amitabha Buddha, ht. 22 3/4 in. See inside back cover for larger image $6,000-8,000

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979. Large Jadeite Plate, China, 19th century, semi-translucent apple green stone with bright markings and lavender areas, the exterior with a spot of orange-brown jade skin, Hongmu display stand, dia. 13 3/8 in. $2,000-3,000

980. Large Jadeite Covered Vase, China, of flattened square hu shape, raised on a pedestal foot, each side carved in relief with a wide band of kui dragons, above a narrow band of cicada blades, flanked by classic scroll lugs, the waisted neck flanked by dragon-head lugs with pendants, the domed cover surmounted by a coiling dragon, the stone of semi-translucent white and emerald green color with minor russet markings, ht. 13 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000

981. Jade Vase, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century, of archaic drinking vessel gu shape, carved in low relief with stylized taotie masks, separated by notched flanges, the stone of gray-white color with artificial tiny black holes simulating archaic style, ht. 7 1/8 in. N.B. See Chinese Jade (Victoria & Albert Museum Far Eastern Series), by Ming Wilson, p. 110. $800-1,200

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982. Jade Water Coupe, China, finely carved as a double-well water coupe bound by a monkey to one side and leafy tendrils to the other, the stone of semi-translucent pale celadon color, lg. 3 5/8 in. $300-400 983. Jade Brush Washer, China, 19th century, carved as two connected lotus leaves, set on a brass mount, the jade of emerald green color with russet, dark green, and lavender inclusions, lg. 6 in. $200-300 984. Jade Inkwell, China, 18th century, finely carved with a chilong holding a lingzhi sprig while traveling along each rounded edge, well-hollowed ink well, the jade of softly polished even pale celadon color with minor russet streaking, 5 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. $600-800 985. Square Jade Planter, China, 19th century, archaic style, the galleried mouth rim with incised key-fret borders, the jade of gray-white color with dark russet markings, wood stand, lg. 2 3/8, ht. 1 in. $200-300 986. Jade Carving, China, early 20th century, carved as two female Immortals each holding a lingzhi sprig, the jade of spinach green color with russet markings, ht. 3 3/4 in. $100-150 987. Pair of Jade Covered Jars, China, early 20th century, each of archaic drinking vessel hu shape, carved in medium relief with stylized taotie masks, below a band of leafy blades design, and three elephant-head lugs suspending jump rings, the jade of spinach green color, with covers, ht. 4 3/8 in. $100-150

988. Three Hardstone Carvings, China, one carved as duck holding a lotus sprig in its mouth, together with a pair of jade foo dog pendant, the stone of celadon color, 4 1/8 x 5 1/2, lg. 1 3/4 in. $100-150 989. Three Jade Pendants, stones of green, gray-green, and gray color; carving of a tiger, double gourd, and chih lung, each approx. lg. 2 in. $100-200 990. Jade Carving, China, carved as a water buffalo drinking water from a stream, supporting a child on his back who is holding lingzhi sprigs, a small buffalo underneath, the jade of semi-translucent celadon color with dark mottling, ht. 3 3/4, lg. 4 3/4 in. $2,000-2,500 991. Jade Carving, China, carved as two birds perched on a lotus leaf, holding the stems in their mouths, the jade of highly polished pale celadon color, lg. 2 7/8 in. $200-300 992. Jade Hook, China, finely carved with a dragon’s head and a classic scroll to each end, the curved surface with high relief carving of a chilong, the stone of semi-translucent white color, lg. 3 5/8 in. $200-300 993. Jade Pendant, China, carved as a duck holding a lotus sprig in its mouth, with a youngling on its back, the jade of highly polished pale celadon color, lg. 2 1/8 in. $200-300

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994. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, carved as twin fish supporting a ruyi scepter attached with a pendant, the stone of semi-translucent celadon-white color, wood stand carved with prunus flowers, lg. 5 5/8 in. $300-500 995. Two Jadeite Items, China, a plum holder and a large ring, the stone of translucent apple green and gray-white color, lg. 4 1/8, dia. 2 in. $300-400 996. Tourmaline Pendant, China, 19th century, carved in the shape of bamboo joints, secured with a carved coral bead, lg. 1 3/4 in. $200-300 997. Smoky Quartz Pendant, China, 19th century, the front finely carved in relief with an Immortal receiving a peach offered by a small monkey in a mountainous landscape setting, the reverse with incised and gilt inscriptions, one seal, 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. $200-300 998. Two Jadeite Items, China, a plum holder and a cylindrical pendant, the stone of translucent emerald green and white color, lg. 4 5/8, 3 3/8 in. $300-400 999. Four Jade Carvings, China, 19th century, a celadon pendant carved into a butterfly, a gray-white jade plaque carved and pierced with a pheasant amidst flower scrolls, a pale celadon circular pendant carved with flower motif, a white jade pendant in double wheel shape, 3 3/8 x 2 3/8, 2 3/8 x 2 1/2, 2 1/4, 2 1/8 in. $200-300

1000. Jade Pendant, China, consisting of two rings each suspending a small jade buckle carved and pierced with children in play, the third buckle suspended from a butterfly-shaped jade pendant, the stone of semitranslucent white color. $200-300 1001. Jade Pendant, China, of rectangular shape, plain surface to both sides, surmounted by low relief carving of confronting chi dragons, the stone of white color, 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. $200-300 1002. Two Jade Carvings, China, a rectangular plaque carved and pierced in openwork design with boys amidst birds and flowers, the stone of celadon color; and a carving with chi dragon and lingzhi sprigs, the stone of semi-translucent celadon color with russet skin, 2 1/8 x 1 5/8, lg. 2 in. $200-300 1003. Jade Pendant, China, of rectangular shape, carved in low relief with Shou Lao under a pine tree, accompanied by a crane to one side, and inscriptions to the other, confronting dragons in openwork to the top border, the stone of white color with slight yellow tint, 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. $150-250 1004. Jade Carving, China, carved as a sleeping boy reclining against a sack, accompanied by a foo dog, the stone of gray color with dark markings, lg. 2 7/8 in. $150-250 1005. Jade Carving, China, carved as a rooster perched on a rock, the stone of pale celadon color, wood stand, ht. 6 1/8 in. $150-200

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1006. Jade Carving, China, carved as the standing figure of Maitreya in front of lingzhi branches, accompanied by dragon and chilong, the stone of semi-translucent pale celadon color with some russet skin, wood stand, ht. 4 1/4 in. $150-200 1007. Pair of Jadeite Boxes, China, 19th century, the covers carved in relief with a boy and a water buffalo in a rustic landscape, key-fret borders around the rims, and a band of chrysanthemum petal lappets above the foot, the stone of highly translucent celadon-white color with apple green markings, ht. 1 1/8, dia. 2 in. $500-700 1008. Jade Plaque, China, 19th century, relief carving of a recluse traveling in a mountainous landscape, the reverse incised with orchid plants, the jade of pale celadon color, display wood stand, dia. 3 1/4 in. $200-300 1009. Jade Plaque, China, early 20th century, square plaque carved in relief with a foo dog riding on lingzhi sprigs to one side, and a pair mandarin ducks in a lotus pond to the other, arched confronting chilong border to the top, the stone of semi-transparent white and apple green color, lg. 4 x 2 7/8 in. $200-300 1010. Jade Cup, China, 19th century, the ovoid sides finely carved in medium relief with the body of a dragon traveling amidst ruyi clouds, the dragon’s head forming the handle, the jade of semi-translucent emerald green color, ht. 1 3/8, lg. 4 3/8 in. $400-600 1011. Jade Carving, China, carved in openwork design imitating a scholar’s rock, the jade of gray-celadon color, ht. 5 1/8 in. $400-600

1011A. Jade Carving, China, finely carved in openwork as two boys clinging to each end of an enormous lingzhi branch, the jade of pale celadon color, lg. 5 in. $300-500 1012. Jade Bi, China, archaic style, the circular surface carved with tightlypacked archaic scrolls, the jade of pale celadon color with russet markings and some opaque encrustation, dia. 2 3/8 in. $300-500 1013. Pair of Jade Plaques, China, c. 1900, carved in the form of an archaic jade huang, with addorsing dragons to the ends and bosses to both sides, the stone of celadon color with opaque oxidation, lg. 5 1/4 in. $500-700 1014. Jade Bi, China, archaic style, carved in high relief with three chi dragons traveling along the circular surface of the bi, with boss designs to the other side, the jade of pale russet color with dark markings, dia. 5 1/8 in. $500-700 1015. Jade Pendant, China, carved as a Chinese cabbage, the stone of pale lavender color with apple green markings, lg. 2 1/2 in. $200-300 1016. Jade Bi Pendant, China, of circular shape with a round perforation in the middle, the stone of semi-translucent emerald green color, dia. 1 3/8 in. $100-150 1017. Jade Scabbard Slide, China, Warring States style, of rectangular shape, the curved top carved with angular scrolls, pale celadon color with russet markings, 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. $300-400

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1018. Jade Scabbard Slide, the surface carved in low relief with scroll patterns, the stone of celadon color with russet markings, lg. 4 3/8 in. $100-150

1024. Jade Carving, China, carved as a makara riding on waves, the stone of celadon color with russet markings, lg. 7 in. $200-300

1019. Pair of Jade Scabbard Slides, China, Warring States style, of rectangular shape, the surface carved with angular scrolls, pale celadon color with russet markings, lg. 3 1/2 in. $300-500

1025. Jade Horse, China, carved as recumbent horse with two colts, the stone of celadon color, lg. 4 1/2, ht. 2 3/4 in. $200-300

1020. Two Jade Pendants, China, one carved in relief with the God of Wealth, the other with Mi Lo Buddha with lingzhi sprig and a bat, the stone of translucent apple green color, 1 7/8 x 1 3/8, 2 x 1 5/8 in. $150-200

1026. Jade Water Coupe, China, 19th century, finely carved with the sides curved in to a cross-shaped opening to the top imitating a lotus leaf, the jade of translucent white color with some opaque streaking, dia. 2 1/2 in. $300-500

1021. Jade Bracelet, China, Neolithic style, opaque buff color with ivory mottling, dia. 3 in. $300-400

1027. Three Jade Carvings, China, 19th century, each carved as a standing figure of a boy carrying an auspicious object on his back, the jade of semi-translucent pale celadon color, individual wood stands, lg. to 2 1/2 in. $300-500

1022. Jade Disk, China, the circular disk carved and pierced with five bats flying amidst prunus branches, the stone of gray-celadon color with dark markings, dia. 5 1/2 in. $200-300

1028. Jade Pebble, China, carved in openwork to the front side with fish leaping from waves amidst lotus plants, lingzhi heads to the other side, the stone of semi-translucent white color with russet markings, lg. 2 5/8 in. $250-350

1023. Jade Disk, China, in the shape of a double gourd, intricately carved and pierced with dragons striding amidst flower branches, the stone of gray-celadon color with dark markings, lg. 7 1/4 in. $200-300

1029. Jade Pendant, China, finely carved as persimmon, lychee, and lingzhi sprig, the stone of white color with some opaque mottling, lg. 1 7/8 in. $300-500

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1030. Jade Mythical Animal, China, 18th century, Qianlong period (1736-1795), finely carved as a mythical animal with its legs and tail tucked beneath it, flame-like fur to each upper leg, two long sturdy horns, the jade of sea green color, ht. 10 1/2, lg. 18 in. $15,000-20,000

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1031. Large Lapis Lazuli Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a recumbent horse with its head turned towards the back, its legs tucked underneath and bushy tail to the side, wood stand, lg. 17, ht. 10 1/2 in. $1,000-1,200

1032. Spinach Jade Seven Treasures, China, 19th century, carving of a flaming pearl, beribboned sack, elephant, horse, Avalokiteshvara, civil official, and military official, all with fine incised patterns and semiprecious beads, each supported on a elaborately carved and pierced zitan stand with dyed ivory balustrades, inset with small graywhite jade plaques along the sides, and a circular white jade plaque carved with cloud patterns to the top, ht. approx. 11 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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1037. Two Jade Carvings, China, one carved as a recumbent horse, highly polished semi-translucent white jade with russet markings; the other carved in openwork with cranes resting beneath lotus leaves, gray-white and celadon jade, lg. 2 1/4, 2 3/8 in. $200-300 1038. Jade Pendant, China, of rectangular shape, finely carved with a scholar and his attendant outside a pavilion, the reverse with inscriptions, signed “Zi Gang,” archaic dragon borders, the jade of celadon color, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. $150-200 1039. Two Jade Carvings, China, carved as a recumbent ram and a horse, the stone of yellow-green color with russet markings, the other of grayceladon color, lg. 3 5/8, 3 3/4 in. $200-250 1040. Jade Carving, China, carved as a recumbent horse with its legs tucked underneath, its head turned backwards, the stone of pale celadon color, lg. 3 1/2, ht. 2 3/4 in. $200-250 1041. Jade Pendant, China, of oval shape, finely carved in low relief with a boy playing in a celestial landscape, with a fu (happiness) character to the reverse side, the top and bottom border carved with wave designs, the jade of pale celadon color, the string secured by a spinach green bead, lg. 1 5/8 in. $500-700 1042. Jade Pendant, China, Qianlong-style, of round shape, finely carved in low relief with chi dragons around the borders encircling the cartouche in the center, with “zhen shang” (cherish and appreciate) carved to one side, and “wen wan” (scholar’s play object) to the other, the jade of yellow color, 2 x 1 7/8 in. $3,000-5,000 1043. Jade Buckle, China, carved and pierced as two chilong contending a flaming pearl, the stone of gray-celadon color, lg. 2 3/8 in. $250-350 1044. Jade Pendant, China, 19th century, of triangular blade shape, the top section carved in relief with an intertwining chilong group, the reverse with a stylized taotie mask and archaic scroll heads, perforated center, the stone of semi-translucent yellow color, 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. $700-900 1045. Jade Pendant, China, carved as a dragon atop a bi with boss designs, with another dragon fit in the middle perforation of the bi, the jade of gray-white color, lg. 2 1/2, wd. 1 5/8 in. $200-300 1046. Two Jade Bracelets, China, one of translucent emerald green, the other of translucent white and emerald green with spinach green markings, dia. 2 3/4 in. $150-200

1033. White Jade Plaque, China, 19th century, the circular disk finely carved in medium relief with a boatman sailing on a stream, with mandarin ducks and wild geese passing by, precipitous cliff to the side, the reverse with plain surface, the jade of semi-translucent white color with a few natural fissures, display wood stand carved with intertwining chilong, dia. 7 in. $1,000-1,500 1034. Jade Carving, China, pale celadon jade Guanyin seated on a doublelotus throne, enclosed in a wood shrine, ht. 2 7/8, 4 7/8 in. (with shrine). $200-300 1035. Two Jade Items, China, both of cylindrical shape with hollowed interior, one of semi-translucent white and emerald green color, the other of gray-white color, lg. 2 3/8, 3 in. $100-150 1036. Jade Pendant, China, carved with an Immortal and attendant beneath a pine tree to one side, inscriptions to the other, the stone of celadon color, 3 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. $200-300

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1047. Rosary, China, wood beaded rosary interspersed with agate, carnelian, jade, glass, and ivory beads, lg. 24 1/4 in. $200-300 1048. Two Jade Bracelets, China, archaic-style bracelets, one carved with kui dragons, the stone of gray and celadon color, dia. 3 3/8, 3 1/2 in. $600-800 1049. Ten Jade Pendants, China, 19th/early 20th century, three circular celadon jade plaques, a pale celadon pendant in the shape of a bat suspending a shuang xi character, a large green and white pendant carved with bats and peaches and auspicious characters, three white jade plaques, an ovoid jadeite pendant, and a yellow-green pendant carved and pierced with prunus branches, lg. 2 1/4, 2, 2 1/8, 3, 3, 2 1/8, 2 1/2, 4 1/4, 1 5/8, 2 in. $1,000-1,500 1050. Jade Vase, China, the flattened hu-shaped body carved in relief with a band of stylized of taotie masks, flanked by foo dog mask lugs suspending loose rings, the domed cover with a finial of addorsing dragons (loss), the stone of mossy spinach green color with white and apple green mottling, ht. 6 1/2 in. $250-350 1051. Jade Rooster Group, China, finely carved as rooster with chickens resting amidst flower branches, the stone of white color with emerald green and russet markings, carved wood stand, lg. 9 3/4, ht. 8 in. $200-300

1052. Jade Carving, China, carved in high relief as a frog sitting on a lotus leaf, facing a huge lotus seed pod, the stone of celadon color, lg. 5 1/8 in. $200-300 1053. Jade Carving, China, carved as children playing atop a goose, with a small goose holding a lingzhi sprig in its mouth, the jade of yellowceladon color, ht. 4 7/8, lg. 5 in. $200-300 1054. Jade Elephant, China, carved as a boy riding on a caparisoned elephant, the stone of celadon color with russet markings and dark mottling, lg. 3 1/2, ht. 2 3/4 in. $200-300 1055. Jade Carving, China, carved as a boy climbing atop an elephant, holding a tablet of “Ping An Ji Xiang” (Security and Prosperity) in his hand, the stone of white color with some yellow markings, ht. 4, lg. 3 1/4 in. $200-300 1056. Jade Plaque, China, of rectangular shape, carved in low relief with twin boys playing with a butterfly, the reverse with calligraphic inscriptions, the stone of highly polished semi-translucent celadon-white color, 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. $200-300

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1057. Jade Plaque, China, 19th century, finely carved in low relief with a boating scene, the reverse with characters “Ji Xiang Ru Yi” (May all your wishes come true), addorsing chilong to the top border, the stone of semi-translucent celadon-white color, 2 x 1 1/2 in. $200-300 1058. Jade Plaque, China, of rectangular shape, carved in low relief with an Immortal on the terrace of a pavilion, the reverse with calligraphic inscriptions, the stone of highly polished semi-translucent celadon-white color, 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. $200-300 1059. Jade Plaque, China, of rectangular shape, carved in low relief with a panel enclosing a scholar standing beneath a pine tree while his attendant fishes in a pond, the reverse with calligraphic inscriptions, the stone of semi-translucent pale celadon color, 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. $200-300 1060. Jade Plaque, China, of rectangular shape, carved in low relief with an Immortal accompanied by a tame tiger and feeding a bird, the reverse with calligraphic inscriptions, the stone of semi-translucent celadonwhite color, 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. $200-300 1061. Jade Pendant, China, of rectangular shape, carved in relief with a dragon to the front, and characters “Jin long xian rui” (golden dragon bringing fortune) to the reverse, the stone of white color, 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. $150-250

1062. Jade Elephant, China, carved as a boy riding a caparisoned elephant, the stone of celadon color with russet markings and dark mottling, lg. 3 1/2, ht. 2 3/4 in. $200-300 1063. Jade Guanyin, China, carved as Guanyin seated in lalitasana pose on a lotus throne, holding a lingzhi sprig in her right arm, with an aureole to her back, the stone of pale celadon color, ht. 5 3/4 in. $200-300 1064. Jade Carving, carved as a recumbent dog with its head turned towards the back, the stone of celadon color, lg. 3 1/4 in. $100-150 1065. Jade Carving, China, carved as a fish on a lotus leaf, the stone of celadon color, lg. 2 1/4 in. $100-150 1066. Jade Carving, China, carved as the seated figure of Mile Buddha, high relief carving of chilong to his back, incorporating the gray area of the pale gray-white stone, wood stand, ht. 1 5/8 in. $700-900 1067. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a recumbent bixie with its head turned back, the stone of gray-celadon color with russet markings, lg. 2 1/2 in. $400-600

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1068. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a standing boy holding a ruyi sprig to his back, the stone of pale celadon color with russet markings, lg. 2 1/8 in. $400-600 1069. Jade Carving, China, carved as a standing boy holding a lingzhi sprig to his right, the stone of highly polished semi-translucent white color, lg. 2 5/8 in. $200-300 1070. Jade Pendant, China, finely carved as a double gourd borne on leafy tendril with a bat to the back, the stone of gray-white color, lg. 2 in. $300-500 1071. Jade Carving, China, oval shape, carved as a crane, the stone of celadon color, lg. 2 5/8 in. $100-150 1072. Jade Plaque, China, one side carved with a pomegranate branch, and the other with a bat and cash coin string, openwork carving with scroll borders, the stone of pale celadon color, 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. $100-150 1073. Jade Pendant, carving of a leaping fish carrying a lotus leaf on its back, the stone of pale celadon color, lg. 3 in. $100-150

1074. Jade Carving, China, carved in the shape of an inkstone, the stone of yellow-celadon color, lg. 3 1/8 in. $100-150 1075. Jade Buckle, carved as a small monkey playing with a recumbent horse, the stone of pale celadon color, lg. 3 1/8 in. $100-150 1076. Jade Water Coupe, China, depicting a curled lotus leaf with high relief carving of lotus blooms and seed pods, the jade of gray-celadon color, lg. 3 7/8, ht. 1 1/4 in. $100-150 1077. Jade Carving, carved as a recumbent ram, the stone of gray-celadon color with dark mottling, lg. 3 1/8 in. $100-150 1078. Jade Buckle, China, carved in high relief with cranes in flight, the stone of pale celadon color with dark markings, lg. 2 7/8 in. $100-150 1079. Jade Garment Hook, the top section carved as the head of a mythical animal, the stone of celadon color, lg. 6 in. $100-150 1080. Ivory Carving, India, carved as a dancing woman wearing an elaborate headpiece, jewels, and tassels, wood stand, ht. 12, 16 in. (with stand). $100-150

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1081. White Glazed Ewer, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the rounded body set with a tall double-strap handle, cylindrical neck, and short spout, covered overall with an ivory-tone transparent glaze, ht. 6 1/2 in. $400-600 1082. White Glazed Ewer, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the tall rounded shoulder with a short spout and a loop handle with fluted design on its flat surface, the body covered with creamy white glaze with emerald green slashed areas, ht. 9 1/4 in. $300-500 1083. Qingbai Ewer, China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), the rounded body with lobed design imitating a melon, with a small loop handle molded into a leafy sprig, covered overall with a clear glaze with blue tinge, ht. 3 3/8 in. $300-500 1084. White Glazed Ewer, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the tall rounded shoulder with a short spout and a strap handle, covered with creamy white glaze with emerald green slashed areas, ht. 6 1/2 in. $200-300 1085. Baisheyao Bowl, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), the rounded body with a stepped rim, the interior with a reserved design of plum branches set against a crescent moon, covered with a clear glaze with pale bluish tinge, dia. 1 3/4, dia. 4 3/8 in. $300-500 1086. Rare Cizhou Jar, China, Song dynasty (960-1279), the ovoid body painted in dark brown with florets alternating with vertical lines, flanked by short strap lug handles, covered with a clear glaze, ht. 5 3/4 in. $400-600

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1087. Cizhou Censer, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the compressed globular body surmounted by a hexagonal neck with two upright handles, supported on tripod feet on a ring-shaped stand, dark and light brown details of mythical birds amidst clouds on a cream-colored ground, ht. 5 1/8 in. $400-600

1088. Cizhou Pillow, China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), the curved trefoil upper surface incised with peony blossoms borne on leafy stems, reserved against a pearl-dot ground, supported on an irregular-shape pedestal stand, covered overall with an ivory-white glaze, ht. 7 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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1089. Jizhou “Tortoiseshell” Glazed Jar, China, Song dynasty (960-1279), the rounded body with a short neck flanked by strap lugs, covered overall with a dark brown glaze in contrast with buff-colored splashes, ht. 5 1/4 in. $500-700 1090. Henan Black Glazed Ewer, China, Song/Jin dynasty, 10th-13th century, the ovoid body rising to a short neck set with a strap handle, a slightly curved spout on the tall shoulder, covered with a dark brown glaze except for the lower areas of the body, ht. 7 3/8 in. $300-500 1091. Henan Black Glazed Jar, China, Song/Jin dynasty, 10th-13th century, the ovoid body rising to a cylindrical neck, the shoulder with four molded lugs, covered with a dark brown glaze except for the lower areas of the body, ht. 7 1/4 in. $200-300

1092. Green Glazed Brazier, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the cylindrical body supported on tripod feet each molded into a standing lion, with broad everted petaled rim, the body carved with simple design of bow strings, covered overall with green glaze, ht. 4, dia. 7 1/4 in. $300-500 1093. Green Glazed Lamp and Stand, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the rounded upper section set on a pedestal stand with a midsection with molded design supporting a wide flaring mouth rim, ht. 9 1/8 in. $400-600 1094. Green Glazed Censer, China, Han dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.), Po Shan type, the domed cover decorated in relief and openwork with a hunting scene, supported on a stem bowl-shaped stand with a wide platform base, all covered with a vibrant moss green glaze, ht. 8 3/8 in. $500-700

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1095. Jizhou Vase, Song/Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century, the pear-shaped body resist-decorated with carved plum branches with brown painted details, under a clear glaze, all reserved against a dark brown ground, ht. 7 1/2 in. $400-600 1096. Cizhou Sgraffito Vase, China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), the ovoid body rising to a short circular neck, the sides carved through the dark brown outer glaze to the white slip underneath with a broad band of peonies borne on leafy scrolls, the lower body and the base covered by rich brown glaze, foot ring unglazed, ht. 7 in. $800-1,200 1097. Large White Meiping, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the sturdily potted body with tapering sides rising to a tall shoulder and a short waisted neck with flaring mouth, covered with a creamy white glaze, the lower section unglazed, ht. 14 1/4 in. $500-700 1098. White Glazed Cizhou Yuhuchun Vase, China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), the pear-shaped body elegantly rising to a slender neck and a flaring mouth, covered with a creamy white glaze, the lower section around the foot applied with clear glaze showing the color of the body, ht. 11 5/8 in. $800-1,200 1099. Longquan Celadon Bowl, China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), the wide flaring sides molded with a lobed petal design, covered overall with gray-celadon glaze suffused with russet crackles, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 6 1/2 in. $400-600

1100. Yingqing Bowl, China, Southern Song dynasty (1128-1279), the low rounded sides flaring to a wide rim notched with six foliate petals, the interior finely carved in free style with peony borne on leafy scrolls, covered with a clear glaze with bluish tinge, ht. 2 1/8, dia. 7 5/8 in. $400-600 1101. Yingqing Bowl, China, Song dynasty (960-1279), the interior finely carved with a foo dog playing a brocade ball, the cavetto with a composite flower scroll including blooms as lotus, chrysanthemum, plum, and peony, covered overall with a clear glaze with bluish tinge, dia. 1 1/2, ht. 6 in. $300-500

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1104. Celadon Warming Bowl, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the heavily potted bowl carved in free style with flower scrolls to the exterior, and a stylized lotus to the center of the interior encircled by a band of ruyi heads, covered overall with an olive green glaze, ht. 3 1/8, dia. 7 3/4 in. $300-500 1105. Longquan Celadon Saucer, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), shaped into a mallow flower with the flaring and lobed sides as five petals, covered overall with an olive green glaze, ht. 1 1/8, dia. 5 in. $200-300 1106. Longquan Celadon Bowl, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the heavily potted bowl with deep rounded sides and supported on a short sturdy foot, covered overall with an unctuous green glaze, ht. 3, dia. 6 1/4 in. $300-500 1107. Celadon Bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), with wide flaring sides and countersunk foot, the bowl covered by an even olive green glaze suffused with fine crackles, ht. 2, dia. 5 7/8 in. $300-500

1102. Longquan Celadon Bowl, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the flaring rounded sides molded with lotus petal patterns, covered overall with an unctuous sea green glaze, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 6 1/2 in. $300-500 1103. Glazed Stoneware “Pouch” Ewer, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), with deep U-shaped sides and a short cylindrical mouth attached to an arched handle, imitating the leather prototype of the pilgrim’s flask, each side crisply carved with Immortals riding on a phoenix amidst flower scrolls and clouds, covered with an amber-colored glaze, the lower body unglazed, ht. 8 3/4 in. $300-500

1108. Longquan Celadon Bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), the deep bowl supported on a short sturdy foot, carved to the interior with a band of historical cultural luminaries encircling a roundel enclosing the character “gao” (elevated), the exterior carved freely with abstract flower scrolls, covered overall with an olive green glaze, ht. 4 1/8, dia. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 1109. Large Sancai Bowl, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the wide bowl painted with green, amber, and buff-colored glaze with a floral and foliate design to the interior, the exterior with band of simple green glaze, ht. 3 1/4, dia. 12 in. $400-600

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1110. Longquan Celadon Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of archaic drinking vessel hu shape, the body boldly carved with stylized taotie masks, below a band of horned creatures in pursuit of a pearl around the waisted shoulder, further below a band of intertwining chilong around the faceted neck, flanked by two ear-shaped lug handles with fixed rings, covered by a sea green glaze, ht. 5 1/8 in. $400-600 1111. Qingbai Cup and Stand, China, Song dynasty (960-1279), the sides of the stem cup molded with a foliate design, supported on a petalrimmed circular stand, covered with a clear glaze with green tinge, ht. 2 1/8, dia. (stand) 5 1/4 in. $400-600 1112. Green Glazed Cup with Stand, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the plate-shaped stand on a pedestal foot with a short cylindrical holder to the interior, supporting a deep rounded cup, each covered overall in an olive green glaze, ht. 4 5/8 in. $400-600

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1117. Celadon Lobed Bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), the flaring sides divided into petal lobes by deep grooves on the exterior, a carved roundel to the interior with combed design of leaves, covered with a glaze of pale green color, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 5 1/2 in. $300-500 1118. Ding-type Ewer, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the wide ovoid body surmounted by a waisted neck and a flaring mouth, attached with a strap handle, covered overall with a white glaze imitating Dingyao, ht. 9 3/4 in. $300-500 1119. Celadon Ewer, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), the lobed body set with a tall strap handle and an out-curved spout, covered overall with an olive green glaze, ht. 9 1/4 in. $400-600 1120. Cizhou Sgraffito Vase, China, Song dynasty (960-1279), the wellpotted ovoid body carved through the white slip to the gray color of the body with two bands of floral and leafy scrolls, covered by a clear glaze, ht. 4 3/4 in. $400-600 1121. Pottery Lamp, Thai, 12th century, the rounded body set on a pedestal foot with a strap handle attached to both, a short spout to the interior, covered with buff-colored glaze, ht. 2 in. $50-75 1122. Pottery Jar, China, Neolithic period, 2000 B.C., red pottery li jar supported on tripod hollow feet, flanked by ear-shaped lugs, the neck with simple molded design of an undulating line, ht. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 1123. White Glazed Cover, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), the cover surmounted by a cylindrical stem further supporting a domed cap with flaring rims and molded design of four tassel-shaped straps with curled ends issuing from a cone finial, covered with a white glaze with green tinge, ht. 5 1/4 in. $50-75 1124. Celadon Bowl, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the deep rounded body carved freely with flowers borne on leafy scrolls to the interior, covered overall with a pale olive green glaze, ht. 2 7/8, dia. 7 in. $300-500 1125. Green Glazed Pilgrim’s Flask, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), of flat octagonal shape, each side carved with a mythical animal amidst flower scrolls, enclosed by a border with scroll and geometric designs, the short sides with four small lugs, pedestal foot with a hole to each side, covered overall with iridescent green glaze, ht. 6 3/4 in. $400-600 1126. Celadon Bowl, Yuan period (1279-1368), the exterior decorated with a band of dark brown dots, covered with an olive green glaze, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 5 3/4 in. $100-150

1113. Qingbai Lamp, China, the cup-shaped body carved with poppy flower petals, supported on a spreading pedestal foot with ruyi-shaped cutouts, covered with a clear glaze of blue-green tone, ht. 5 3/8 in. $200-300 1114. Green Glazed Vase, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), the elongated body with high shoulder, waisted neck, and a flaring mouth, carved with a broad band of peony flowers, covered with an apple green glaze, ht. 13 3/4 in. $400-600 1115. Pair of Yaozhou Bowls, China, Song dynasty (960-1279), the slightly rounded sides flaring widely to an everted rim, the interior carved with two boys amidst leafy scrolls, all under a crackled olive green glaze, ht. 2 1/8, dia. 4 1/2 in. $200-300 1116. Yaozhou Celadon Bowl, China, Song/Jin dynasty, 10th-13th century, the wide sides carved with vertical lines to the exterior imitating overlapping leaves, the interior molded with elaborate flower scrolls borne on leafy tendrils, covered overall with an olive green glaze, ht. 2 1/8, 8 1/4 in. $300-500

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1129. Green Glazed Pottery Figure, China, Han dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.), figure of a foreign emissary kneeling down while holding a staff in front of his chest, covered with a thick green glaze, ht. 7 in. $300-500 1130. Large Green Glazed Pottery Wine Jar, China, Han dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.), the compressed globular body supported on a cylindrical foot and surmounted by a tapering neck and a plate-shaped mouth, covered overall with iridescent green glaze thinning to white, ht. approx. 15 1/2 in. $400-600 1131. Iron Red Bowl, China, finely shaped into a hibiscus bloom with petaled rim, with combed design to the barbed exterior and corresponding painted patterns in underglaze iron red to the interior, the sunken center painted with stamen, bat and lingzhi branches in iron red to the exterior, covered overall with a pale sea green glaze, ht. 2, dia. 5 in. $200-300 1132. White Ware Bowl, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the delicately potted bowl with lobed sides rising to six tiny notches on the rim, covered overall with a clear glaze, ht. 2 1/4, 5 3/8 in. $300-500 1133. Green Glazed Pottery Vase, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), with round body and garlic-shaped mouth, the exterior decorated with a simple design of carved bow strings, covered with iridescent apple green glaze, ht. 5 5/8 in. $400-600 1134. Yaozhou Box and Cover, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), the center of the domed cover incised with a flowerhead enclosed in lingzhi scrolls, the box with rounded slanting shoulder incised with classic scrolls, all covered with an olive green glaze, ht. 2 5/8, dia. 4 in. $400-600

1127. Longquan Celadon Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of archaic drinking vessel hu form, the fluted body rising to a flaring mouth with petaled rim, the waisted neck flanked by makara lug handles with fixed rings, covered overall with an unctuous sea green glaze thinning to white around the ridges, ht. 5 5/8 in. $200-300 1128. Green Glazed Bowl, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), with wide flaring sides, the bowl covered overall with a mossy green glaze, ht. 3, 8 1/2 in. $200-300

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1135. Yaozhou Box and Cover, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), the center of the domed cover carved with addorsing stylized lotus flowers in profile, the box supported on a pedestal foot, covered inside and out with a olive-green glaze, ht. 2, dia. 4 1/2 in. $400-600 1136. Bronze Mirror, China, Han period, 2nd century B.C.-2nd century A.D., hunt scene, dia. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Todd collection. $200-300 1137. Sancai Glazed Table Stand, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the rectangular tabletop supported on a stool-shaped stand, covered with amber, buff, and green glaze, 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. $200-300 1138. Sancai Glazed Offering Plate, China, Tang dynasty (618-907), the circular plate glazed in amber, buff, and blue around the rims extending in an irregular pattern to the interior and the exterior, dia. 8 1/2 in. $500-700 1139. Three Sancai Glazed Lions and a Small Jianyao Bowl, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), ht. 11, 5, dia. 4 in. $200-300 1140. Three Framed Embroideries, China, 19th century, a pair of panels finely embroidered with scenes from “Romance of the West Chamber,” with flower or pavilion borders, together with a panel of antique objects, framed and glazed, 26 1/2 x 13, 23 x 13 7/8 in. $300-500

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1141. Framed Embroidered Panel, China, late 19th century, finely embroidered with birds perched on peony branches issuing from rockwork, framed and glazed, 46 x 23 in. $400-600

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1142. Two Embroidered Panels, China, 19th century, each embroidered with butterflies amidst flower branches, with carved bone design of chrysanthemum blossoms, reserved on an apricot ground, 18 1/2 x 16, 21 x 13 1/2 in. $200-300

1143. Framed Embroidery, China, embroidered with birds amidst peony branches on an ochre ground, framed and glazed, 26 x 32 in. $300-400

1144. Framed Rank Badge, China, late 19th century, fourth-rank official’s badge displaying a wild goose, 11 x 17 in. $150-250

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1145. Kesi Panel, China, 19th century, square panel with a battle scene in a landscape, encircled by a lotus scroll on an aubergine ground, framed and glazed, 31 in. sq. $300-500

1146. Rank Badge, China, 19th century, embroidered with a wild goose, fourth-rank civil official’s insignia, framed and glazed, 10 1/2 in. sq. $200-300

1147. Large Silk Panel, China, 19th century, painted on silk with the Queen Mother of the West traveling in the clouds accompanied by a female attendant, 62 x 35 in. $400-600

1148. Framed Kesi Dragon Robe, China, 19th century, with a fore-fronting dragon amidst clouds interspersed with bats, twin fish, dragons, and cranes, above lishui borders to the bottom, on a blue ground, Plexiglas frame, 62 x 48 1/2 in. $400-600

1149. Framed Embroidery, China, 19th century, seventeen Buddhist figures each seating in dhyanasana pose on a lotus throne, with various mudra, brocade border, framed and glazed, 34 1/2 x 27 in. $200-300

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1150. Two Thangka, Tibet, gouache colors on linen, depicting seated figure of lama and Maitreya respectively, silk borders, each 22 x 14 1/2 in. Provenance: Label “Property of Allen Shepp” to the back. $200-300

1150A. Thangka, Tibet, 19th century, color and gilt on linen, depiction of Shakyamuni seated in the center, surrounded by elephants and other deities, further surrounded by a multitude of smaller Buddhist figures, framed, 38 1/2 x 30 in. $200-300

1151. Silk Thangka, Tibet, 19th century, finely embroidered with the seated figure of eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara with each of her eight hands holding an attribute, aureole to the back, and surrounded by small Buddhist figures amidst clouds, 49 x 31 in. $300-500

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1152. Thangka, Tibet, woven with the seated figure of the Green Tara above Lokapala in the center, surround by eleven Buddhist and Lama figures, 25 1/2 x 19 in. $300-500 1153. Framed Thangka, Tibet, 18th century, colors on cloth, depiction of the King of Hell traveling on horseback in a celestial landscape accompanied by two other deities, framed and glazed, 34 x 19 1/2, 41 x 24 1/2 in. (with frame). $200-300 1154. Thangka, Tibet, 19th century, gouache on linen, seated figure of Manjusri in dhyanasana pose, above the Green and White Tara, below three Lamas, all amidst peony sprays, 24 x 16 in. $200-250 1155. Hanging Scroll, China, ink and light colors on paper, depiction of three horses drinking water, signed “Beihong,” two seals, dated 1942, 39 x 25 1/2 in. $300-500
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1156. Hanging Scroll, China, Republican period, ink, colors and gilt on paper, blue and green landscape, Pavilions in Landscape, signed “Xu Hong,” with two seals, dated mid-spring of jiaxu year, 34 x 15 3/4 in. $300-500 1157. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century, ink and colors on paper, depiction of scholars gathering under a pine tree in a blue and green mountainous landscape, four seals, 51 x 17 in. $200-300 1158. Hanging Scroll, Yan Bolong (1898-1954), ink and colors on paper, depiction of six birds resting on rockery or flying atop plum branches, four seals, 37 x 13 in. $800-1,200

1159. Hanging Scroll, China, ink and colors on silk, depiction of Bodhidharma standing on a reed, signed “Wu Changshuo,” with two seals, dated jiwei year, 44 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. $800-1,200 1160. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century, ink on paper, landscape in the style of Ni Zan, inscribed, signed, and with four seals, 30 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. $500-700 1160A. Pair of Hanging Scrolls, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of birds and rockery, three and two seals each, dated “the third year of Xuantong” (1911) to one painting, 31 1/2 x 18 3/4 in. $300-500

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1163. Calligraphy Couplets, Yu Youren (1878-1964), standard script, signed, with two seals, 55 1/2 x 11 in. $1,000-1,500 1164. Calligraphy, China, cursive script in the style of Mi Fu, 30 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. $300-500 1165. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century, ink on paper, depiction of birds perched on plum blossom branches, with two seals, dated “Qianlong jiwei,” 31 x 14 1/4 in. $400-600

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1161. Hanging Scroll, China, ink and colors on paper, Spring View of Dongting Lake, one seal, dated June 1974, 25 x 15 in. $300-500 1162. Loose Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of an eagle perched on a tree trunk, signed “Baishi shan weng Huang,” one seal, 51 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. $150-250

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1166. Hanging Scroll, Gu Linshi (1865-1930), ink and colors on paper, depiction of a lone boat on the river in a mountainous landscape, signed, inscribed, one seal, together with inscriptions from others and four seals, 41 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. $400-600 1167. Hanging Scroll, Tang Yun (1910-1993), ink and colors on paper, depiction of a crab resting beneath flowers and plantain leaves, one seal, dated March in 1976 in Hangzhou, 26 x 12 in. $200-300 1168. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, abstract landscape of Mount Huang, signed “Liu Haisu,” dated August 1988, with four seals, 35 x 17 1/2 in. $300-500 1169. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century copy of Zhang Wentao, ink and colors on paper, Iris, with lengthy inscription, three seals, 41 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. $250-350 1170. Hanging Scroll, Qian Hui’an (1833-1911), colors and gilt on paper, depiction of a seated lady holding a child in an interior scene arranged with antique objects, 32 x 13 in. $300-400 1171. Hanging Scroll, China, in the style of Qi Bashi, ink and colors on paper, depiction of an eagle perched on a tree trunk, signed and with two seals, 56 x 26 1/2 in. $300-500
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1172. Hanging Scroll, China, ink, colors, and gilt on paper, depiction of two foo dogs playing in a verdant landscape scene, signed “Zhu Yifeng,” and with two seals, 13 x 15 1/2 in. $300-500 1173. Hanging Scroll, China, ink, colors, and gilt on silk, depiction of butterflies flying by peach blossoms, 14 1/2 x 12 in. $200-300
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1174. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century, ink and light colors on silk, depiction of a bird perched on plum branches, signed “Yuan Kun,” two seals, 36 x 16 1/2 in. $400-600 1174A. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a lady looking from behind a door into the garden, with lengthy inscription, two seals, 39 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. $300-500 1175. Hanging Scroll, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a gathering and celebrating occasion of Immortals set in a celestial landscape, 40 1/2 x 23 in. $300-500

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1176. Hanging Scroll, China, in the style of Qi Baishi, ink and colors on paper, depiction of butterflies and mantis on leaves, three seals, 43 x 16 1/2 in. $400-600 1176A. Calligraphy Couplet, Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975), reads “Du shu shang ti ren dao li, ri yue kai mo li jing shen,” signed and with two seals, 54 1/2 x 12 in. $400-600

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1177. Hanging Scroll, China, ink and light color on paper, depiction of a scholar gazing at plum blossoms in a vase held by an attendant, inscribed, with one seal, 37 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. $200-300

1178. Album Leaf, China, ink and colors on silk, finely painted with a praying mantis on magnolia branches, two seals, one reads “Zheng Ling,” together with a calligraphic inscription mounted separately, signed “Jin Mei,” two seals, dated winter of dingyou year (1897), framed and glazed, 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 (painting), 8 1/4 x 6 7/8 (calligraphy), 13 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (with frame). $200-300

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1181. Framed Painting, China, Lei Zhongxun (b. 1943), watercolor on paper, depiction of a Uyghur man riding a donkey, accompanied by his wife and daughter riding another donkey, inscribed, signed, four seals, dated the beginning of summer in xinwei year (1991), framed and glazed, 26 x 17 1/4 in. Provenance: Descended in the estate of a Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York City academic family. $400-600 1182. Modern Painting, Xie Tiancheng (b. 1950), oil on paper, Tibetan Lama, 2004, 34 1/2 x 30 1/2 in. N.B. Xie Tiancheng was a student of Liu Haisu. $3,000-5,000 1183. Modern Painting, Xie Tiancheng (b. 1959), ink wash on paper, landscape in mist and rain, inscribed, signed, dated the summer of yichou year (2009), with six seals, 37 1/2 x 76 in. $2,000-4,000 1184. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century, colors on paper, depiction of dragonflies and insects flying amidst peony branches, with one seal, 50 x 12 1/4 in. $300-500 1185. Two Inlaid Panels, China, 19th century, each finely inlaid with jade, coral, soapstone, and boxwood with antique objects and lotus and chrysanthemum branches, inscription to the top, framed and glazed, 60 x 18 in. $300-500

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1179. Pair of Framed Paintings, China, early 20th century, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a monk and a blind lady, 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. $200-300 1180. Buddhist Painting, China, gilt on indigo paper, depiction of the seated figure of Buddha flanked by standing figures of Bodhisattva, 33 x 14 1/2 in. $300-500

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1186. Framed Repoussé Panel, Tibet, 18th century, repoussé gilt-brass mythical animal set on a gilt and lacquered surface with cloud patterns, the reverse with similar gilt-lacquered decoration, wood frame, 29 1/2 x 33 in. $2,500-3,500 1187. Framed Panel, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), mural painting of Buddha flanked by female attendants each holding a staff in her hand, framed, 44 1/2 x 24 in. Provenance: Accompanying letter dated August 1940 from Philip Kappel in Connecticut, reads: “Theodore Hobby of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, inspected and adored the quality of its workmanship.” $400-600 1188. Painted Bamboo Fan, China, 19th century copy of Zou Yigui, ink and light colors on paper, depiction of a serene landscape with pavilions, trees, and boats in the river, signed and with one seal, lg. 13 1/4 in. $200-300 1189. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, mounted in hanging scroll format, depiction of a bird and palm tree, inscribed, signed “Shao’ang,” with one seal, 50 1/2 x 25 1/4 in. $200-300 1190. Boxed Fan, China, 19th century, finely painted in ink and colors on paper with pheasants on prunus and peony branches to either side, gilt-lacquered sticks, wood box with gilt-lacquered surface decorated en suite, lg. 10 3/4 in. $300-500 1191. Framed Fan, China, late 19th/early 20th century, carved and pierced ivory sticks with white feathers finely painted in gouache with rose branches, peacock feather border to the top, framed and glazed, 15 1/2 x 24 in. $200-300

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1192. Ancestor Portraits, China, late 19th century, ink and colors on paper, mounted in hanging scroll format, depiction of a second-ranking civil official in chao fu, and chao zhu, wearing a badge displaying a golden pheasant symbolizing his rank, accompanied by his wife in red dragon robe, both seated in a studio in front of an ink screen and a variety of antique objects on a large table, 49 1/2 x 30 in. $250-350 1193. Twelve Album Leaves, China, Qi Baishi-style, ink and colors on paper, depiction of insects and plants, signed and with seals, 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. $100-150 1194. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of lotus blossoms, inscribed, signed “Zhang Daqian jushi Yuan,” with three seals, 42 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. $150-250

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1195. Framed Painting, China, 18th/19th century, ink and colors on silk, in the style of Han Gan, depiction of officials and two sturdy horses resting in a landscape, signed “Han Gan,” 28 x 24 1/2 in. $900-1,200

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1196. Framed Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, standing figure of Avalokiteshvara atop a lotus stand, holding a scroll in her hand, and wearing elaborate jewels, 34 3/4 x 15 in. $200-300 1197. Pair of Paintings, China, ink and colors on silk, depiction of scholars in a mountainous landscape, inscribed, signed, and stamped, framed and glazed, 14 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. $300-400 1198. Album of Four Paintings, Su liupeng (1821-1861), ink and light colors on paper, 13 x 10 in. Provenance: Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth. $300-400 1199. Framed Painting, China, 19th century, handscroll format, ink and colors on paper, painted with groups of boys engaged in various activities, framed and glazed, 9 x 66 1/2, 14 1/2 x 73 1/4 in. (with frame). $200-300 1200. Sandalwood Frame, China, 19th century, elaborately carved with phoenixes flanking a peony spray around the four corners, the thick borders carved with figures in various attitudes amidst pavilions, 20 x 20 in. $150-250

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1201. Four Framed Album Leaves, China, 19th century, ink and colors on silk, scene of a female entertainer singing before an official guest, Immortals gathering, story of Cheng Wang and Shu Yu, and a rendezvous between a female Immortal and a scholar, inscribed, dated the summer of guiwei year, signed “Guangling qi shi lao sou Qiao Hegong hua,” with seals, framed and glazed, 14 x 10 1/2 in. $800-1,000 1202. Pair of Framed Paintings, China, ink and colors on silk, one depicting an elegant lady standing under a peony tree in front of a lake view, the other with a female Immortal under a peach tree, and holding a lingzhi sprig, 40 x 16 in. $200-300 1203. Pair of Framed Ancestral Portraits, China, 19th century, ink and colors on paper, portrait of an official wearing winter chao fu and chao guan, wearing the badge and hat insignia of the eighth civil rank, his wife depicted in a headdress and red robe on the other panel, wood frame, 40 x 20 1/2 in. $400-600

1204. Framed Painting, China, 19th century, in the style of Ming dynasty painter Wang Gouxiang, ink and colors on silk, finely painted as a tiger watching butterflies flying amidst iris branches, dated yiyou year (1885), inscribed and dedicated to “Zhu xuan si li Ren da ren,” from “Qian qiu ping xiang san ren Xiaodong,” three seals, framed and glazed, 33 x 15 1/2 in. $200-300 1204A. Large Hanging Scroll, China, colors on silk, in the style of the blue and green painting in the Tang dynasty, depiction of a lotus pond in southern China, Lv ye Jiangnan, signed “Zhang Daqian,” inscribed, with four seals, 56 3/4 x 26 1/2 in. $800-1,000 1205. Framed Abstract Painting, China, oil and crayon on paper, depiction of a waterfall and mountains in an abstract manner, two artist’s seals, 22 x 17 in. $200-300

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1206. Pair of Framed Cormorant Paintings, China, 19th century, ink on paper, depiction of ducks near a reed pond, inscribed, signed “Bian Shoumin,” three seals in total, framed and glazed, 50 x 12 1/2 in. $400-600 1206A. Coromandel Screen, China, 18th/19th century, eight-paneled screen, the black lacquered surface with fine gilt decoration of a panorama landscape view, surrounded by flower baskets in the borders, 86 x 168 in. $800-1,200 1207. Three Loose Paintings, China, ink and colors on silk, paintings on mythical scenes, inscribed and with seals, 6 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. $200-300

1208. Eight Gilt-lacquered Wood Plaques, China, late 19th/early 20th century, four pairs of door panel plaques carved with calligraphic couplets, on a openwork ground of birds and the Three Friends of Winter, gilt-lacquered wood, each 51 x 6 in. $500-700 1209. Loose Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of Zhong Kui and ghosts, inscribed, with one seal, 21 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. $200-300 1210. Four Books, Museum of Fine Arts, Chinese Paintings-Han to Sung Periods, Japanese Screen Paintings-Landscape and Figures; Exhibition of Japanese Painting and Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Memoir of the Colombo Museum-Sinhalese Banners and Standards, 1916. $75-125

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1211. Kingfisher Feather Hairpin, China, 19th century, in the form of a flowering plant with kingfisher feathers and set with carnelians, lg. 7 1/4 in. $100-150

1212. Canton Enameled Dish, China, 18th century, lobated form, decorated with butterflies and flowers, borders of the three fruits and diaper pattern, 4 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. $100-150

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1213. Ivory Incense Vase, China, 18th century, surface carved with flowering magnolia trees, surface dyed green, lg. 4 3/4 in. $400-600 1214. Cameo Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th/19th century, overlay of red, green, and blue cut to opal in a pattern of roses and rockery, turquoise stopper, lg. 1 3/4 in. $300-500 1215. Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle, China, late 19th/early 20th century, wellhollowed interior, interior painted with a design of children playing, signed “Yeh Chung San,” lg. 2 in. $300-500 1216. Amber Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened cylindrical shape, interior well-hollowed, jade stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $300-500 1217. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, Jiaqing mark and of the period (17961820), reticulated surface with a design of foo dogs, famille rose enameled colors, lg. 2 1/2 in. $400-600 1218. Cameo Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, green cut to brown with a design of horses, lg. 2 1/4 in. $100-150

1219. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, Jiaqing mark and of the period (17961820), flattened heart-shape form, decoration of children playing in famille rose enamels on a yellow ground, lg. 2 3/4 in. $300-500 1220. Cameo Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, black cut to crystal, design of a pair of goldfish, lg. 2 3/4 in. $100-150 1221. Jade Pendant, China, 18th century, of rectangular shape, the surface carved with children at play, the reverse with an inscription, stone of pale green-white color, 2 x 1 3/4 in. $300-500 1222. Cameo Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened rounded form, red cut to snowflake in a pattern of various fishes, lg. 2 1/4 in. $100-150

Lots 1223-1281 are sold by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
1223. Two Jade Pendants, China, one carved into a shuang xi character topped by a bat, the jade of pale celadon color; the other of rectangular shape, carved and pierced with monkeys and bats amidst peach and Buddha’s hand citron branches, the stone of various shades of orange, 2 7/8 x 1 5/8, 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. $200-300 1224. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened ovoid shape, of pale celadon glass simulating jade, no stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $200-300

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1225. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of rectangular round shape, opaque white glass simulating jade, pearl stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $200-300 1226. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, well-hollowed round shape, enameled with a cartouche of flower branches to each side, reserved on a pink floral scroll ground, green glass stopper, lg. 2 in. $100-150 1227. Jade Plaque, China, the round plaque elegantly carved and pierced with two boys amidst ruyi clouds, lingzhi sprigs, and lotus scrolls, the jade of pale celadon color, dia. 2 1/8 in. $200-300

1228. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, octagonal form, finely carved with baoxianghua to both sides, coral stopper, the jade of semitranslucent pale apple green color, lg. 2 3/8 in. $400-600 1229. Agate Snuff Bottle, China, 18/19th century, flattened round shape, carved in relief incorporating the russet areas of the stone depicting a scholar enjoying wine, surround by three bats, the rest of the stone of semi-translucent gray-white color, coral stopper, lg. 1 7/8 in. $400-600 1230. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, carved in relief with Confucius riding in a boat under a magnolia tree to one side, and carved calligraphy “Kong lai zhen qin” (precious birds visit when Confucius is here) to the other, pink glass stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in. $400-600

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1231. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, flattened round shape, carved in relief with a pair of large mythical animal masks as lugs, the stylized curled manes forming an elegant geometric design to both sides, rubycolored glass, pale celadon jade stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $400-600 1232. Agate Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, octagonal form, carved with baoxianghua to either side, the stone of semi-translucent pale lavendergray color with leaf-shaped dark marking to one side, bright green jade stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $400-600 1233. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, of undulating hexagonal form, each side carved realistically into a rosette with curved petals, rubycolored glass, bright green jade stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $400-600 1234. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, octagonal form, the medallion to each side faceted into four fan-shape planes converting to a point in the center, green glass simulating jade, incised Qianlong four-character mark on the foot, carnelian stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in. $400-600 1235. Agate Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, squarish flattened flask form, carved in relief incorporating the opaque skin of the stone as a galloping horseman holding a banner bearing the character “ling” (order), natural marking simulating jellyfish to the reverse, dark honey color, jade stopper, lg. 2 5/8 in. $300-500 1236. Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, flattened round form, flanked by relief carving of animal mask lugs suspending triple fixed rings, coral stopper, lg. 2 in. $400-600 1237. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, of undulating hexagonal form, each side carved stylistically with a rosette design, ruby-colored glass, bright green jade stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $400-600 1238. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, octagonal form, both sides with plain surface carved into faceted planes, gray-white jade, amber stopper, lg. 1 1/2 in. $400-600 1239. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, flattened form with sloping shoulders, white jade with some russet markings, plain surface, carnelian stopper, lg. 2 in. $400-600 1240. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened round form, each side with slightly recessed plain surface, yellow glass stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $300-500

1241. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, flattened round shape, incised with a monk and a bat to one side, and boats under a pine tree to the other, gray-white jade, tourmaline stopper, lg. 2 in. $400-600 1242. Agate Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, octagonal form, the central medallion to either side faceted with a rosette design, the stone of semi-translucent pale gray color with swirling patterns, coral stopper, lg. 2 in. $300-500 1243. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, round shape, plain surface, opaque pure white glass simulating white jade, pink glass stopper, lg. 2 in. $300-500 1244. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of cylindrical form with tapering sides, finely enameled with peacocks under prunus trees, aventurine stopper, Yongzheng four-character mark to the base, lg. 2 1/2 in. $300-500 1245. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, ovoid form, 19th century, with molded decoration of the Eighteen Luohan on a ground of waves and clouds, covered by creamy white glaze to imitate ivory, aventurine stopper, lg. 2 3/4 in. $300-500 1246. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, oblong form, overlay opaque red glass on mottled white glass, carved in relief in good humor with a cat standing on rockery gazing at a butterfly to each side, green glass stopper, lg. 2 3/4 in. $300-500 1247. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, round shape, overlay opaque blue glass on mottled white glass, relief carved decoration of the Eight Buddhist Treasures, leafy band around the neck, glass stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $300-500 1248. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, incised with fine lines depicting a monk resting under a leafless tree to one side, and scholars conversing under an overarching pine tree, with boats on a river and mountains in the distance to the other, the jade of spinach green color, coral stopper, lg. 2 1/2 in. $400-600 1249. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, round shape, carved in relief with lotus leaves with curled edges, the bottle flanked by mythical animal mask lugs, opaque purple blue glass, tiger’s-eye stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $300-500 1250. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened oblong shape, opaque caramel-colored glass with black zigzag patterns imitating calligraphic strokes, pink glass stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $250-350

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1251. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened round form, relief decoration of a pair of chilong contending a ruyi sprig to each side, ruby-colored glass, jade stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in. $300-500 1252. Cloisonné Enameled Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened round form, enameled with prunus blossoms and buds to one side, and chrysanthemum branches to the other, reserved on a dark blue ground, coral stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in. $300-500 1253. Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the ovoid body finely carved in relief with lotus leaves to one side, and flower branches to the other, pink glass stopper, lg. 1 7/8 in. $300-500 1254. “Realgar” Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, ovoid shape, the glass of varying reddish-orange tones in mottled patterns and with green and yellow striations in imitation of realgar, jade stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $300-500 1255. Amber Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the rectangular body flanked by mythical animal masks suspending fixed rings, the stone of rich honey color with dark striations, aventurine stopper, lg. 3 in. $300-500 1256. “Realgar” Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened hu shape, the glass of varying reddish-orange tones in mottled patterns in imitation of realgar, blue glass stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $300-500 1257. “Realgar” Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, ovoid shape, the glass of varying reddish-orange tones in mottled patterns and with orange-yellow striations in imitation of realgar, green glass stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in. $300-500 1258. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the round body flanked by relief carved animal mask lugs suspending fixed rings, gray-white jade, carnelian stopper, lg. 1 3/8 in. $300-500 1259. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the rectangular body painted on the interior with a scene of a man passing a basin of water to a woman who is preparing Chinese cabbages to one side, the other side painted with a man saying farewell to a woman under a willow tree, signed “Yi shu, bingchen, fa he, Ye Zhongsan zuo,” “realgar” glass stopper, lg. 2 1/2 in. $300-500 1260. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the rectangular body decorated with panels of green-aubergine enameled dragon alternating with iron red flaming pearl, reserved on an incised ground with cloud patterns, green glass stopper, lg. 2 3/4 in. $250-350

1261. Enameled Glass Snuff Bottle, China, the flattened ovoid body decorated with chrysanthemum, Buddha’s hand citron, and antique objects, Guyuexuan mark in iron red to the base and both sides, aventurine stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $250-350 1262. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, well-hollowed squarish round shape, flanked by relief carving of stylized animal mask lugs, white glass simulating jade, lapis lazuli stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $250-350 1263. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, round shape, overlay red glass on white glass, fine relief carving of peach branch to one side, and pomegranate branch to the other, overlay glass decoration of a pair of bats forming a circle as foot ring, jade stopper, lg. 2 in. $300-500 1264. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, round shape, overlay red glass on mottled white glass, relief carving of horses resting in a rustic landscape, malachite stopper, lg. 2 3/4 in. $300-500 1265. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the round body painted to each side in iron red with a five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, flanked by molded mask lugs, tiger’s-eye stopper, Qianlong mark to the base, lg. 2 7/8 in. $250-350 1266. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the pear-shaped body finely painted in iron red with Zhong Kui and ghost attendants, carnelian stopper, lg. 2 3/4 in. $250-350 1267. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, round shape, overlay red glass on mottled white glass, fine relief carving of bats flying amongst peach and pomegranate branches issuing from rockery, jade stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in. $300-500 1268. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, oblong shape with sloping shoulders, green aventurine glass suffused with gilt speckles, stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $250-350 1269. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened hu shape, the glass of semi-translucent caramel color with creamy white swirling patterns simulating agate, red glass stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $200-300 1270. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the pear-shaped body painted in underglaze blue and white with a cartouche of boys playing in a garden to each side, covered by white glaze suffused with russet crackles, coral stopper, lg. 2 7/8 in. $250-350

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1271. Stone Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, well-hollowed ovoid shape, the stone of light ochre color with caramel-colored striations simulating agate, no stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $250-350 1272. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, squarish round shape, the glass with various yellow tones forming swirling and striations patterns, stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $200-300 1273. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the rectangular body flanked by animal mask lugs suspending fixed rings, translucent blue glass, pink glass stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in. $200-300 1274. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the oblong round body decorated with overlay relief carving of goldfish in different colors and various attitudes on a mottled white glass ground, blue glass stopper, lg. 2 3/4 in. $200-300 1275. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the flask-shaped body made of translucent ruby red glass, pink tourmaline stopper, lg. 3 in. $200-300 1276. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, ovoid shape, overlay opaque blue glass on white glass, fine relief carving of various antique objects on display, coral stopper, lg. 2 5/8 in. $300-500 1277. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, shaped into a miniature baluster vase, overlay glass decoration of antique objects to one side, and a female Immortal and her attendant to the other, on an opaque purple blue glass ground, stopper, lg. 2 in. $200-300 1278. Two Glass Snuff Bottles, China, one of flattened ovoid shape, the other of square hu shape, interior painted with birds and flowers, figurative, and landscape scenes, with stoppers, lg. 2 5/8, 2 3/8 in. $200-300 1279. Two Glass Snuff Bottles, China, one of flattened oblong shape, painted inside with flowers of the four seasons, signed “Hongtian Yan shi,” seal, coral stopper; the other of smaller scale, rectangular shape, finely painted interior with goldfish swimming amidst seaweed, dated bingwu year, glass stopper, lg. 2 1/2, 1 5/8 in. $200-300

1280. Two Porcelain Snuff Bottles, China, one pear-shaped, painted with a female Immortal spreading flowers, inscriptions to the back; the other of flattened square shape, painted with the portrait of an emperor, with stoppers, lg. 2 3/4, 2 1/4 in. $150-200 1281. Two Porcelain Snuff Bottles, China, of one flattened round shape, painted in underglaze blue with landscape, no stopper; the other of rectangular shape, with an Immortal in a rustic landscape, stopper, lg. 2 1/8, 2 1/2 in. $200-300 1282. Three Snuff Bottles, China, 19th century, a melon-shaped jade bottle with relief carving of chilong, turquoise stopper, the jade of pale celadon color; a purple glass flat hu bottle carved with an Immortal and a bat to one side, a lotus pond to the other, carnelian stopper; and an amber bottle, lg. 2 3/8, 2 1/8, 2 3/4 in. $300-500 1283. Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle, China, late 19th century, of oblong form, carved in medium relief incorporating the dark area in the white stone with an Immortal resting under a tree holding a lingzhi sprig in his hands, the reverse with a pavilion in a mountainous landscape, coral stopper, ht. 2 1/2 in. $200-300 1284. Three Glass Snuff Bottles, China, early 20th century, a glass bottle of rounded oblong shape, interior painted with a battle scene to both sides, signed “Made by Yong Shoutian in xinjiu year,” red glass stopper; a translucent green glass pear-shaped bottle, flanked by relief carving of chilong, silver-mounted stopper; and a flattened pear-shaped opaque glass bottle with green glass overlay of chicken and deer group in a landscape, silver-mounted stopper, lg. 3, 2 1/4, 2 3/4 in. $100-150 1285. Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle, China, early 20th century, rounded shape, interior painted with a battle scene to one side, and a military camp scene to the other, flanked by relief carving of foo dog head masks, signed “March in jiayin year made by Jing Zhongsan,” corresponding to 1914, green glass metal-mounted stopper, lg. 2 3/4 in. $100-150 1286. Three Snuff Bottles and a Souvenir, China, a cylindrical porcelain bottle painted in iron red with Zhong Kui and bats, Guangxu mark to the base; a malachite bottle in flattened hu shape carved with intertwining chi dragons; an amethyst bottle carved in relief with fish, pavilions, and crashing waves; and a French souvenir of the Eiffel Tower, lg. 3 1/8, 2 3/8, 2 1/4, 1 3/4 in. $150-250

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1287. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, of flattened hu shape, painted in polychrome enamels in a continuous fashion with a pair of quail resting on rockery amidst chrysanthemum branches, jade stopper, lg. 2 in. $200-300 1288. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, the cylindrical body painted in polychrome enamels in a continuous fashion with Zhong Kui riding on horseback while his sister travels on a cart carried by ghosts, “Zhi Shan Tang Zhi” mark to the base, jade stopper, lg. 2 1/2 in. $200-300 1289. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, the cylindrical body painted in green and aubergine enamels with two ferocious dragons traveling amidst flaming clouds in iron red and incised crashing wave patterns, carved stopper, Qianlong six-character mark in underglaze blue to the base, lg. 3 in. $200-300 1290. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened hu shape, painted to each side in polychrome enamel with red and green dragons contending a flaming pearl amidst incised wave patterns, lotus scrolls on a yellow ground to the sides, Qianlong mark in iron red to the base, rose quartz stopper, wood stand, lg. 2 3/8 in. $200-300 1291. Opal Snuff Bottle, China, of flattened ovoid shape, carved in relief with a phoenix and a dragon, copper stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in. $200-300 1292. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, of hu shape, painted in famille rose palette with a cartouche of birds perched on peony branches to one side, and quail resting on a grassy ground next to iris branches to the other, Daoguang mark in iron red to the base, domed jade stopper, lg. 2 5/8 in. $200-300 1293. Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened rounded shape, each side with overlay dark brown on white glass design of a panel enclosing plum blossoms, coral stopper, lg. 1 7/8 in. $200-300 1294. Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened oblong shape, pink tourmaline stopper, lg. 2 1/2 in. $200-300 1295. Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened oblong shape, finely painted to the interior with a boatman in a mountainous landscape to one side, and a bird perched on plum branches to the other, inscribed “Mid-summer in xinmao year, made by Zhou Leyuan in Beijing,” red seal, corresponding to year 1891, jade stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $200-300

1296. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, of flattened hu shape, painted in green enamel with a fore-fronting dragon to each side, Daoguang mark in iron red to the base, domed jade stopper, wood stand, lg. 2 1/4 in. $200-300 1297. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, the flattened pear-shaped body carved in relief with carp and ruyi sprig above craving waves, the stone of semitranslucent white and emerald green color, flat agate stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $200-300 1298. Blue and White Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the ovoid body painted in underglaze blue with figures engaged in various activities in a landscape setting, rockery to the rounded base, ht. 1 7/8 in. $200-300 1299. Two Jade Items, China, 19th century, a jadeite snuff bottle in oblong form, together with a cosmetic box with two pale celadon jade plaques set on brass filigree mounts, lg. 2 1/4, dia. 1 1/2 in. (jade 7/8 in.) $100-150 1300. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened hu shape, one side carved in medium relief with an Immortal and attendant under an overarching pine tree, boating scene to the reverse, the jade of graywhite color, coral stopper, ht. 2 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500 1301. Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened rounded shape, carved in relief with patterns imitating a fish basket, the stone of white color, agate stopper, lg. 1 7/8 in. $300-500 1302. Interior-painted Snuff Bottle, China, early 20th century, figures in a interior scene, signed “Yong Shou,” lg. 2 1/2 in. $100-150 1303. Ivory Snuff Bottle, China, early 20th century, double gourd form, surface engraved with children playing, and extensive poems in microscopic writing, lg. 2 3/8 in. $100-150 1304. Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, glass colored to look like carnelian, lg. 2 1/2 in. $100-150 1305. Carved Walnut Shell Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, surface carved with gourd plants in relief, coral stopper, lg. 1 1/2 in. $100-150 1306. Interior-painted Snuff Bottle, China, figures of women in garden scenes, signed “Ting Kui Ling,” dated 1977, lg. 2 1/2 in. $100-150

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1307. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, late 19th/early 20th century, famille rose design of children playing, Qianlong mark to the base, lg. 3 in. $100-150 1308. Mother-of-pearl Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, one side carved with a peach tree and bats, the reverse with the palace of the dragon king, lg. 2 1/2 in. $100-150 1309. Turquoise Snuff Bottle, China, 18th/19th century, heart shaped, surface carved in relief with a squirrel and grape design, coral stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in. $400-600 1310. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, court scene in famille rose enamels, Xianfeng mark to the base, lg. 2 1/2 in. $100-150 1311. Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, decorated with foo dogs in iron red, lg. 2 3/4 in. $100-150 1312. Two Agate Snuff Bottles, China, 19th century, both of ovoid form, one carved in relief with monkey group, the other with undecorated surface showing the unique natural pattern of the stone, jade stoppers, lg. 2 1/4, 2 3/8 in. $200-300

1313. Three Porcelain Snuff Bottles, China, a blue and yellow pear-shaped bottle painted with a dragon and a phoenix traveling amidst clouds, Kangxi mark to the base, a cylindrical bottle painted in good humor with a cat watching a butterfly in a garden, and a flattened hu-shaped blue and white bottle decorated with an array of seals, Qianlong mark to the base, ht. 3, 3 3/4, 2 3/8 in. $100-150 1314. Five Snuff Bottles, China, two agate bottles carved in medium relief with double carp and a birds and flower motif, a cinnabar bottle finely carved to both sides with ladies and attendants in gardens and pavilions, a Yixing bottle, and an oblong ceramic bottle, lg. 2, 2 1/8, 2 1/4, 2 1/8, 2 1/2 in. $100-150 1315. Two Soapstone Seals, China, of rectangular shape, one ochre and carved to two sides, the other orange and carved to four sides, both lg. 1 3/4 in. $200-300 1316. Four Assorted Items, China, including a fan, four porcelain snuff bottles with erotic themes, and a sliding panel with inlaid design of a couple in a rustic landscape, lg. 10 1/4, 3, 2 3/4, 2 5/8, 3 1/8, 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. $200-250 1317. Three Snuff Bottles, two porcelain, one of ge-type, the other of pale pink color with red streaking, and an agate bottle with incised flowers on both sides, ht. 2 3/8, 2 3/4, 2 in. $200-300 1318. Six Snuff Bottles, China, blue and white porcelain, cloisonné, glass, ivory, and two marbled stone bottles, lg. 2 7/8, 2 1/2, 2 7/8, 2 3/8, 2 1/8, 2 in. $100-150

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Lots 1319-1326 – Ex Collection of the Estate of the late Senator Theodore F. Green of Rhode Island
1319. Framed Fan, China, 19th century, ink and colors on paper fan, depiction of a recluse under a pine tree in a rocky landscape, inscribed, signed “Zhengming,” dated shensi year, with one seal, framed and glazed, 6 5/8 x 20 1/2 in. $300-500 1320. Framed Fan, China, 19th century, line drawing on paper of a female Immortal, inscribed, signed “Qian Zhiding,” framed and glazed, 13 1/2 x 13 in. $200-300 1321. Two Taoist Drawings, China, 19th century, line drawings on paper, each depicting the origin of a Taoist Immortal, inscribed, one seal each, 10 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. $200-300 1322. Two Framed Paintings, China, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century, ink and colors on silk, fragments of an apple blossom painting, framed and glazed, 15 x 6, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. $400-600

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1323. Framed Painting, China, 19th century, ink and colors on silk, depicting a bird and peach flowers, signed “Lu Yuan,” framed and glazed, 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. $200-300

1324. Framed Painting, China, 19th century, ink and colors on silk, butterfly and flowers, framed and glazed, 7 x 5 in. $200-300

1325. Framed Painting, China, late 18th/early 19th century, ink and colors on silk, depiction of elegant ladies in a pavilion in a garden, framed and glazed, 30 x 15 1/4 in. $300-500

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Lots 1327-1359 – From the private collection of Shen Baozhen’s fifth-generation granddaughter

1327. Framed Calligraphy Couplet, Shen Baozhen (1820-1879), reads “Shuai li dao ren xue bai zhi xing, bo xue duo shi fang li qi shan” (Practicing social etiquette and philanthropy shapes one’s spotless nature; Achieving erudition and versatility contributes to the appreciation of the merit of things), signed, two seals, mounted with brocade borders, framed and glazed, 61 x 8, 73 x 13 1/4 in. (frame). N.B. Shen Baozhen was a high official during the late Qing dynasty. In 1847 he achieved the highest degree in the Imperial Examinations (ke ju) and was later involved in the suppression of the Taiping Rebellion together with Zeng Guofan. He also played an important role in the Modernization movement in late 19th century in China. Shen’s family was well connected, other dignitaries include Lin Zexu, his father-in-law. $400-600
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1328. Modern Painting, Tao Shoubo (b. 1901), ink and colors on paper, still life with a cabbage, carrot, peppers, and mushrooms in the boneless style, signed “Tao Shoubo,” with four seals, dated the third month of yihai year (1995), dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, framed and glazed, 14 x 23 in. $200-300 1329. Modern Painting, Tao Shoubo (b. 1901), ink and colors on paper, depiction of plum blossoms, inscribed, signed “Shoubo” with two seals, framed and glazed, 23 x 11 in. N.B. Tao Shoubo has the reputation of being “Mei Wang” (king of plum paintings) in Taiwan. $200-300 1330. Framed Painting, Tao Yunlou (1898-1964), ink and colors on paper, depiction of a mountainous landscape with pines and pavilions, signed, inscribed, dated 1962, with one seal, framed and glazed, 21 1/2 x 15 in. $300-500

1331. Fan Calligraphy, China, in cursive script Su Shi’s poem “Remembering the Red Cliff, to the tune of Nian Nu Jiao,” signed, dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, with three seals, framed and glazed, 10 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. $250-350 1332. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a bird, signed, inscribed, dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, and with two seals, framed and glazed, 13 1/2 x 17 3/4 in. $300-500 1333. Modern Painting, China, ink sketch on paper of a Tibetan monk standing in front of a stone gate, dedicated to Mr. Shen, signed “painted by Yi Kai at the China Gallery in Los Angeles,” framed and glazed, 17 1/2 x 12 in. $250-350

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1334. Modern Painting, Chen Juanfu and Wu Yongxiang, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a cat playing on the ground, dedicated to Zuhai and Zou Yun, signed “Cat by Chen Juanfu and landscape by Wu Yongxiang,” with two seals, framed and glazed, 12 x 16 3/4 in. $200-300 1335. Calligraphy Panel, transcription of a section of the “Heart Sutra,” signed “Baishi jingcheng,” dedicated to Ms. Zou Yun, with five seals, 8 1/2 x 35 3/4 in. $250-350

1336. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, scene of a village vendor giving red apples to children, dated 1996, inscribed, dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, with two seals, framed and glazed, 18 x 17 1/2 in. $200-300 1337. Woodblock Print, Wu Hao, a village scene with cottages under an elm tree, signed “Wu Hao” in pencil, dated 1972, edition 26/30, 21 x 32 in. $250-350

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1338. Calligraphy Panel, Wei Jingmeng (1907-1982), in running script, inscribed, signed “Wei Jingmeng,” dated the third month in dingyi year (1979), with three seals, framed, 23 1/2 x 26 in. $300-400

1339. Calligraphy Panel, China, in standard script on “Mr. Zhu Boling’s mottos on keeping a home,” signed, dated xinwei year, with three seals, framed, 12 3/4 x 31 1/4 in. $300-400

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1340. Calligraphy Panel, China, in running script, with red ink painting of bamboo, signed, inscribed, and with two seals, dated yichou year, dedicated to Zuhai, framed, 51 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. $250-350

1341. Calligraphy Panel, Cai Rongtang, in cursive script, inscribed, signed, and with one seal, framed and glazed, 26 1/2 x 18 3/4 in. $300-400

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1342. Calligraphy Panel, standard script, inscribed, signed “Wu Zeliang,” dated summer of xinwei year in Guangdong, with two seals, framed and glazed, 25 1/2 x 17 in. $300-400 1343. Set of Four Calligraphy Panels, Shen Jinmian (1887-1942), calligraphy in standard script written in grids, inscribed, signed “Jinmian,” dated the fifth month in guiyou year (1933), with three seals, framed and glazed, 33 x 14 in. $400-600 1344. Fan Calligraphy, Shen Jinmian (1887-1942), calligraphy in cursive script on a fan, inscribed, signed “Jinmian,” dated the fourth month in wuyin year (1938), with one seal, framed and glazed, 20 x 8 in. $200-300 1345. Hanging Scroll, China, Liu Dajiang (b. 1928), ink and colors on paper, Lake View on a Midsummer Day, signed “Dajiang,” with one seal, dated renshen year, recorded in the margins as given by Liu Jimin to Mr. Zuhai, 26 x 25 1/2 in. $250-350

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1346. Hanging Scroll, China, ink on paper, Leaping Horse, inscribed and dedicated to Mr. Shen, dated a summer day in guihai year, with four seals, 52 x 25 1/2 in. $300-500 1347. Calligraphy, Wei Jingmeng (1907-1982), running script, dated dingji year (1977), signed and with one seal, dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, 37 x 23 1/2 in. N.B. Wei Jingmeng was the sixth director of the Government Information Office of Taiwan. His granddaughter is the celebrated film director Zhang Aijia. $200-300 1348. Calligraphy, Cheng Ji (1912-2005), running script, signed “Cheng Ji,” with one seal, dated 1986, dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, 50 x 13 in. $200-300 1349. Hanging Scroll, Zou Yuguang, ink and light colors on paper, depiction of chrysanthemum and bamboo, signed and with one seal, dedicated to Ms. Zou Yun, 27 x 17 in. $200-300 1350. Hanging Scroll, Chen Qikuan (1921-2007), depiction of six monkeys in good humor, ink on paper, abstract style, signed and with one seal, dedicated to Mr. Zuhai and his wife, 9 x 11 1/2 in. $300-500 1351. Hanging Scroll, Xu Ying, ink and light colors on paper, depiction of a mountainous landscape, signed and with one seal, dated a winter day in jiawu year (1954), dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, 22 x 12 in. $250-350

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1352. Calligraphy, Dong Zuobin (1895-1963), oracle bone inscription in red ink, inscribed, signed, with four seals, dated 1943, dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, 38 x 5 3/4 in. N.B. Dong Zuobin, the pioneer scholar in oracle bone inscription, was the archaeologist who first found oracle bones at the Ruins of Yin (from Shang dynasty) in the Xiaodun village in Anyang, and organized the excavation of the site in the 1920s and 30s. Dong was also among the first group of archaeologists who found the site of Longshan culture in Shandong province, China. $250-350

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1353. Modern Painting, Zhu erzhen, ink and colors on silk, depiction of a standing lady in red, signed and with one seal, dedicated to Zou Yun, 19 x 11 in. $250-350 1354. Two Loose Paintings, China, ink and colors on paper, a depiction of a Pekingese dog and one of a panda, both dated 1993, signed and with two and one seals respectively, 26 1/2 x 13 1/4, 13 x 17 1/2 in. $200-300

1355. Calligraphy Couplet, Wang Zhimeng, standard script, reads “Zhong hou liu you yu di bu, he ping yang wu xian tian ji,” dedicated to Mr. Zuhai, signed, three seals in total, dated a spring day in gengshen year (1980), 53 x 13 in. $200-300 1356. Calligraphy Couplet, Dong Zuobin (1895-1963), oracle bone inscription in black ink and with corresponding characters in standard script, signed and with two seals, dated spring in xinmao year (1951), 43 x 8 1/2 in. $250-350

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1357. Loose Calligraphy, China, reads “Ya du hong chuo” (Great tolerance and grandiose manner), standard script, signed “Yi Lai,” two seals, dedicated to Zuhai and Zou Yun, 10 x 38 1/2 in. $150-250

1358. Painting Album, Chen Dingshan (1897-1987), nine leaves, ink and colors or ink on paper, depiction of a recluse in various landscape settings, inscribed, signed, and stamped, each painting accompanied by a leaf of calligraphy done by cultural luminaries such as Wang Yachen (1894-1983), Ying Yeping (1910-1990), Wang Jiqian (C.C. Wang) (1907-2003), and He Tianjian (18911977), among others, all signed and stamped, dated around 1950s, signed and stamped to the cover page, 9 x 6 (leaves), 12 x 7 in. (album). $500-700

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1359. Painting Album, China, ink and colors or ink on paper, all dedicated to “Ma Li Zhu Ren,” dated spring in bingzi year (1936), including paintings by Xu Beihong (1894-1953), Huang Binhong (1864-1955), Zhu Qizhan (1892-1996), Wang Yachen (1894-1983), Chen Renhao (1908-1976), Zhu Wenhou (1895-1961), Xu Peiji (1909-1970), Zhu Lesan (1902-1984), and Ma Gongyu (18901969), on various motifs, signed, some stamped, twenty-six leaves in total, 11 1/4 x 14 in. $1,000-1,500

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P. Y. Wang resting on his cane (front row, third from right), pictured with family and friends including C.C. Wang (front row, third one from left) at the Institute of Asian Studies, St. John’s University, circa early 1970s. Photograph courtesy of Cyril Morris Photography, New York.

Lots 1360-1419 – The Painting and Calligraphy Collection of P.Y. Wang (1893-1977)
Born in Zhejiang province in 1893, P.Y. (Pah-Yuen) Wang apprenticed in a gold shop from a young age, and accumulated original capital by trading gold. Although there were no contracts and cash deposit at that time, Wang established an impeccable reputation and earned respect from peers by always paying even when suffering a loss. His outstanding credibility enabled him to conduct some rather large transactions despite limited resources. Wang opened his own gold shop, Yu Fa Yong, in Shanghai in 1921. Later that year, when gold prices fell to rock bottom, Wang took out bank loans with all his assets as collateral and took in a lion’s share of gold in the Shanghai market on the belief that inflation of currency and rising gold prices would be inevitable. After the announcement that the dollar price would be adjusted, gold prices in the international market rose abruptly. Wang made a huge fortune from this and he was henceforth known as “the Gold King,” on par with “the Bond King” Yang Shousheng. Later on, Wang invested in and took over the reorganization of the Land Bank, inviting luminaries of the finance circle, Qin Runqing, Xu Jiqing, and Li Ming, among others, to join the board. His steadfast style in managing the bank and successful management during several crises gradually earned him the reputation of a reliable businessman. While solidifying his enterprise in banking, Wang ventured into other fields and his primary decentralized investment was in real estate and the insurance business. He also showed great enthusiasm in supporting domestic industry and small businesses by investing and giving out generous loans. Some of Wang’s investments were purely motivated by his desire to preserve national treasures. He had a deep friendship with Zhang Daqian and his colleagues. Witnessing the weakening of the art of the painted and calligraphied fan, Wang sponsored Zhang’s opening of the Great Fortune Fan Shop on Nanjing Road.

In the winter of 1948, Wang went to Taiwan, then moved to Hong Kong afterwards. He moved to New York in 1954. All through his life, Wang was intensely interested in Chinese painting and calligraphy. He made friends with the artists of his day and was accomplished in calligraphy himself. In his eldest son N.T. Wang’s memoir, My Nine Lives (2001), N.T. fondly remembers his father, “He impressed upon me that a person’s calligraphy was a window to that person. A few strokes revealed much about the calligraphy...Father’s critical ability in selecting works of art improved with experience. His collection was constantly shifting, and swelling with new acquisitions and replacements. He had personal associations with a number of contemporary painters and calligraphers and would spend many hours every week with artists like Wu Hufan and Feng Chaoran as they searched for signs of fakery among the wares presented by salesman. He liked to watch these and other artists paint their own works and then beg them to sell him the new pieces.” This sale features more than fifty fan paintings and calligraphic works done by Zhang Gunian (b. 1903), Wu Hufan (1894-1963), Liu Haisu (1896-1994), Liang Qichao (1873-1928), Chen Dingshan (1896-1989), Feng Chaoran (1882-1954), Lu Hui (Lianfushi) (1851-1920), Wu Guandai (1862-1929), Shen Meisou (1849-1923), Gu Linshi (1865-1930), Fan Haolin (1885-1962), Ma Shouhua (1893-1977), Pang Yuanji (18641949), and Ding Fuzhi (1879-1949), to name a few, together with a blue and green mountainous landscape done by Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) in 1953, a watercolor still life by Wang Jiyuan (1893-1975), and several old handscrolls. One of the highlighted lots is 1367, an album of twenty-five leaves, done on the occasion of Boyuan’s birthday celebration. The impressive album includes Zhang Daqian’s ten leaves of mountainous landscapes with pavilions and pines plus six leaves of calligraphy, Wang Yachen’s (1894-1983) two leaves of bird and flower painting (1973), Tao Shoubo’s (1902-1997) four leaves of prunus branches (1974), C.C. Wang (1907-2003) and his wife Zheng Yuansu’s (1910-2003) two leaves of pine and mountains, among others. P.Y. Wang passed away in 1977 at the age of 84. C.C. Wang bought and assisted with the sale of part of his art collection, some of which was purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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1360. Modern Painting, Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), colors on paper, depiction of blue and green mountains, dated a summer day in guiyi year (1953), inscribed “Boyuan dao di fa jiao, Daqian di Zhang Yuan,” with one seal, 16 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

1361. Calligraphy Couplet, Wu Zishen (1893-1972), “Dou shi shi an ju, jia bin gong lai zhuo” (tiny room is still a sweet home, honorable guests come and drink together), dated the winter of xinchou year (1961), with prunus branches in light color, inscribed and dedicated to Wang Boyuan, signed, and with two seals, 34 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. $200-300

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1362. Calligraphy Couplet, Ma Muxuan, “Chun ri tong he shuo shuang fang shu, nan shan zheng gao bei hai du shen” (the spring sun harmonizing and the glittering frost conflating, the south mountain comparing height and the north sea rivaling depth), dated the spring of jiachen year (1964), inscribed and dedicated to Wang Boyuan, signed, and two seals, 55 x 8 1/2 in. $200-300 1363. Calligraphy, Wu Hufan (1894-1968), inscription “Liang He San Jue,” dated the eleventh month of xinwei year (1931), title page to Liu Yangchong’s “Miao Hui San Jie,” 45 x 12 1/2 in. $100-150

1364. Handscroll, China, 19th century copy, “Denghuai yuan jing ji tu” (Fine Collection of Paintings of Chenghuai Garden), Huang Yue, ink and light colors on paper, depiction of scholars gathering in pavilions on a late Spring day amongst mountain and water landscapes, signed “Zuotian Huang Yue zhi tu,” with one seal of “Zuotian”; title page signed “Gengsheng zhai ju shi, Hong Liangji ti,” with two seals; colophon recording the occasion of the gathering, signed “Wu Xiqi shi,” and two seals, dated the seventh day of the sixth month of Jiaqing wuwu year (1798) in the colophon, jade clasp, 84 x 8 in. $400-600

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1365. Handscroll, Zhang Ruocheng (1722-1770), “Le quan jing she tu” (Painting of the Elegant Studio of Lequan), ink on paper, depiction of a contemplative scholar outside his studio in a rustic landscape, with inscriptions by Zhang Taiming, Jiang Pu (1708-1761), Hui Tian, and Jie Fu, four seals; title page, three seals; preface, calligraphy on silk, dated February of gengchen year (1760), recording the origin of the name of Le quan studio, Zhang Taikai (?-1774), two seals; a separate section of inscriptions in various calligraphic scripts dedicated to the owner of Lequan Studio, from wellknown figures in the literati class in mid-Qing, Jiang Hening, Nuo Min, Qin Baili, Bian Jizu, Ji Yun (1724-1805), Shen Shi, Qian Daxin (1728-1804), Zhu Gui, Gu Guangxu (1731-1797), Ji Mengxiong, Weng Fanggang, Qian Dajing, Wang Yongxi, Zhu Yeyuan; a section of inscriptions by Qian Zai, Huang Wuzi (two seals), Huang Sizi (three seals), Huang Liuzi (four seals), Jin Sheng, Liu Quanzhi (1739-1818) (three seals), dated the summer of dingji year (1797), one collector’s seal; inscription by po meng ju shi Sun Zutong (1894-1937) (two seals), dated the winter of gengwu year (1930), the scroll remounted by Sun Zutong in the seventh month, autumn of xinwei year (1931), 221 x 12 in. $500-700

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1366. Album Leaves, Zhang Du (1830-1904), twelve album leaves, wood covers, ink or ink and colors on paper, twelve landscape paintings imitating ancient masters’ styles and brushstrokes, each signed, inscribed, and with one seal, the last page recording the purpose of the album, dated the sixth month of the third year of Guangxu reign (1884), signed “Bao shu lao ren Zhang Du,” two seals, 12 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. $400-600

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1367. Album Leaves, China, twenty-five leaves, ink or ink and colors on paper, on the occasion of Boyuan’s birthday celebration, including, Zhang Daqian (18991983), ten leaves of mountainous landscapes with pavilions and pines, six leaves of calligraphy, four seals in total; Wang Yachen (1894-1983), two leaves of birds and flowers, dated guichou year (1973), one seal; Chen Shuzhen, two leaves of prunus branches and rockery, one seal; Zhang Gunian (b. 1903), four leaves of rocks and crashing waves, one seal; Tao Shoubo (1902-1997), four leaves of prunus branches, dated jiayin year (1974), four seals; Zhang Bisai, two leaves of mountainous landscapes with water, dated 1973, one seal; C.C. Wang (1907-2003) and Zheng Yuansu (1910-2003), two leaves of pine and mountains, two seals; He Songqin, two leaves of calligraphy, four seals; Hu Nianzu (b. 1927), two leaves of a landscape with waterfall, three seals; four leaves of blue and green landscape, five seals, among others, 12 x 8 1/4 in. See interior front cover for larger views of Zhang Daqian leaves $6,000-8,000

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1368. Painting Album, Yan Yu, dated the eleventh year in Jiaqing reign, corresponding to 1806, ink or ink and light colors on paper, twelve leaves, depiction of various landscape scenes of the four seasons, inscribed, signed “Xiangfu,” “Xiangfu Yu,” or “Yu,” artist’s seals of “Yu,” or “Xiangfu,” wood covers, 6 x 4 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

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1369. Fan Painting, Gu Linshi (1865-1930), ink and colors on fan, rocky landscape with pines, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated spring in renxu year (1922), and with one seal, 7 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. $300-500

1370. Modern Painting, Wang Jiyuan (1893-1975), watercolor on paper, still life with peach and a jar, dated the beginning of the summer of bingwu year (1966), inscribed, signed, one seal, framed and glazed, 15 1/4 x 22, 20 x 32 in. $100-150

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1371. Fan Calligraphy, Ding Fuzhi (1879-1949), seal script writing on painting of pines and prunus branches to either side, inscribed, signed, dated late spring in guiwei year (1943), with five seals. $400-600

1372. Fan Painting, Feng Chaoran (1882-1954), Xie Peisheng, ink painting of a mountainous landscape to one side, and ink and colors of a butterfly flying across a lotus pond to the other, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated summer in jiashen (1944) and autumn in jiaxu (1934) year, five seals in total, ivory guardsticks. $400-600

1373. Fan Painting, Ma Wanli (1904-1979), ink and colors on fan, depicting bamboo and flowers, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, with two seals, the other side with calligraphy on gold splashed paper, signed “Qian Gen,” with one seal, carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $300-400

1374. Fan Painting, Wu Zhi (1878-1949) and Zhu Zumou (1857-1932), ink on fan, cottages in a mountainous landscape, inscribed, signed, dated a summer day in renxu year (1922), with one seal, calligraphic writing in standard script to the other side, dedicated to “the master of Yi Guan Xuan,” signed “Zu Mo,” with one seal, carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $600-800

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1375. Fan Painting, ink and colors on fan, prunus branches, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Anji Wu Dong(?),” with one seal, the other side with calligraphy in running script, with one seal, both dated renwu year (1942), carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $300-500

1376. Fan Painting, Pang Yuanji (1864-1949), ink on fan, a cottage in a misty landscape, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated the eighth month in xinsi year (1941), with three seals, calligraphic writing the other side, with one seal. $300-400

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1377. Fan Painting, Fu Tienian (1886-1947), ink and colors on fan, prunus branches and bamboo, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Qian Nian Fuzhu,” with one seal, the other side with calligraphy in running script, with one seal, both dated guiwei year (1943), carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $250-350

1378. Fan Painting, Wang Daxiong, ink on fan, line drawing of a scholar and attendant in front of a studio, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, with one seal, the other side with calligraphy in seal script, signed “Zhang Saiweng,” with one seal, both dated renwu year (1942). $200-300

1379. Fan Painting, Pang Yuanji (1864-1949) and Liang Qichao (1873-1928), ink on fan, misty landscape, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Yuanji,” dated yichou year (1925), with four seals, the other side with calligraphic writing, signed “Liang Qichao,” with one seal, dated the fourth month in bingyin year(1926), carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $500-700

1380. Fan Painting, Feng Chaoran (1882-1954) and Wu Yusheng (1854-1940), ink and colors on fan, depiction of the Three Friends of Winter, dedicated to “the master of Yi Guan Xuan,” inscribed, signed, dated jiazi year (1924), with one seal, calligraphy writing to the other side, signed “Wu Yusheng,” with one seal. N.B. Wu Yusheng was the last Grand Military Minister of State in Qing dynasty. He was Kang Youwei’s (1858-1927) teacher. $600-800

1381. Fan Calligraphy, Liu Haisu (1896-1994), calligraphic writing, dated the second month in gengyin year (1950), signed “Haisu,” with two seals, landscape painting in ink and colors to the other side, inscribed, signed “Yiqiao,” with one seal. $300-500

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1382. Fan Painting, Wu Guandai (1862-1929), ink and colors on fan, depiction of a scholar boating in a creek under willow trees, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, with one seal, calligraphic writing in running script to the other side, with two seals, dated renxu year (1922). $300-400

1383. Fan Calligraphy, Wu Guandai (1862-1929), calligraphy in running script on fan, dedicated to Boyuan, signed, with one seal, ink painting on prunus branches to the other side, inscribed, signed “Yunhe,” dated a summer day in gengshen year (1920), with one seal. $250-350

1384. Fan Painting, Wu Guandai (1862-1929) and Shen Meisou (1849-1923), ink and colors on fan, depiction of a mountainous landscape with pavilions and pines, dedicated to “the master of Yi Guan Xuan,” inscribed, signed “Wu Guandai,” dated guihai year (1923) with one seal, calligraphic writing in standard script to the other side, signed “Meisou,” with one seal. $300-400

1385. Fan Painting, Ma Shouhua (1893-1977), ink on fan, bamboo and rockery, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated summer in guiwei year (1943), with one seal, calligraphic writing in running script to the other side, with one seal, dated autumn in jiashen year (1944). Note: Ma Shouhua was considered the founding member of the legislative system in Taiwan. He was also a renowned calligrapher. $300-500

1386. Fan Painting, Gu Linshi (1865-1930) and Wu Changshuo (1844-1927), ink and colors on fan, pine and prunus on rockery, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Xijin Gu Linzhi,” dated winter in xinyou year (1921), with one seal, calligraphic writing in seal script to the other side, signed “Wu Changshuo,” with two seals, dated summer in renxu year (1922). $500-700

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1387. Fan Painting, ink on fan, momei painting to one side, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated the sixth month in jiashen year (1944), with one seal, calligraphy on gold paper by Cheng Ziyi (1897-1967) to the other side, signed, with one seal, gilt-lacquered guardsticks. $250-350

1391. Fan Painting, Fan Haolin (1885-1962), and Lv Jingduan (1859-1930), ink and colors on fan, recluse fishing near a creek, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Shaoyun Fan Haolin,” dated the fifth month in xinyou year (19), with two seals, calligraphic writing to the other side, signed “Lv Jingduan,” with three seals. $300-500 1392. Fan Painting, Feng Chaoran (1882-1954) and Wang Luonian (18701925), ink and colors on fan, pomegranate, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Feng Chaoran,” inscribed and signed by “Shouping,” three seals in total; ink painting on recluses in a mountainous landscape to the other side, inscribed, signed “Wang Luonian,” with one seal, both dated gengshen year (1920). $300-500 1393. Fan Painting, Zhang Gunian (b. 1903) and Chen Taoyi (1881-1946), ink on fan, wintry landscape, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Zhang Gunian,” dated the second summer in yiyou year (1945), with three seals, calligraphic writing in running style to the other side, signed “Chen Taoyi,” dated the ninth month in guiwei year (1943), with one seal. $300-400 1394. Fan Painting, Wu Hufan (1894-1963), ink and colors on fan, sunrise on the sea, gift to Boyuan during the artist’s stay in the U.S., inscribed, signed, dated the fourth month in dingmao year (1927), with one seal, the other side with calligraphic writing in running script, signed, with one seal, carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $800-1,000

1388. Fan Painting, Zhu Jingbo, ink on fan, magnolia branches, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated the sixth month in wuchen year (1928), with one seal, calligraphy in standard script to the other side, signed “He Yugong,” with one seal. $250-350

1389. Fan Painting, Qin Qingzeng, ink and light colors on fan, boating scene, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated gengshen year (1920), with four seals, calligraphic writing to the other side, signed, with three seals. $250-350

1390. Fan Painting, Gu Linshi (1865-1930), ink and colors on fan, mountainous landscape with willows, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Xijin Gu Linzhi,” dated the second month in gui (?) year (192?), with one seal, calligraphic writing in bold style to the other side, signed, with one seal. $300-500

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1395. Fan Painting, Weng (?)qi and Zhu Xiaozang (1857-1931), ink and light colors on fan, wintry landscape with cottages and mountains, dedicated to “the master of Yi Guan Xuan,” inscribed, signed “Weng (?)qi,” dated the eighth month in renxu year (1922), with one seal, the other side with calligraphic writing, signed “Xiaozang,” with one seal, carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $300-500

1396. Two Fan Paintings, Wang Tingjue, ink and colors on fan, peony branches, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated summer in bingyin year (1926), with one seal, the other side with calligraphic writing in seal script, with two seals; the other fan with one side painted with prunus branches by Wang Tingjue, ink and colors on fan, inscribed, signed “Cang Lang Wai Shi,” dated summer in jiashen year (1944), with two seals, the other side with seal script calligraphy, signed “(?) Sun,” with one seal. $300-400

1397. Fan Painting, Zhu Meibang, ink and colors on fan, scholars playing chess in a pavilion in an autumn landscape, inscribed, signed, dated summer in jiashen year (1944), with one seal, the other side with calligraphic writing in seal script, dedicated to Boyuan, signed, dated summer in yiyou year (1945), with two seals, carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $200-300

1398. Fan Calligraphy, Lu Hui (Lianfushi) (1851-1920), calligraphy on gold paper on fan, inscribed, signed “Lianfu,” dated the sixth month of bingwu year (1906), with two seals, the other side with an ink and color painting on the gathering of scholars at Tao Yuan, inscribed, signed, dated, and with one seal. $400-600

1399. Fan Painting, Yu Yuan, ink and colors on fan, landscape and pavilions to one side, and a recluse meditating on a mountaintop to the other, dedicated to “the master of Yi Guan Xuan,” inscribed, signed, dated the sixth month of renxu year (1922), four seals in total. $250-350

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1400. Fan Painting, ink and colors on gold-flecked paper on fan, prunus branches, inscribed, signed “Yu Shan Wu Yun,” with two seals, the other side with calligraphic writing in standard script on gold paper, signed “(?) Qijin,” dated summer in guiyou year, with two seals. $300-500 1401. Fan Painting, ink and colors on fan, loquat and peony, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated summer in gengshen year (1920), with one seal, the other side with calligraphic writing, signed “Da He Shan Ren Zheng Wen(?),” with two seals, carved inscriptions to the bamboo guardsticks. $200-300 1402. Fan Painting, China, Republican period, ink and colors on gold-flecked paper on fan, finely painted with elegant ladies reading in a garden, with calligraphic writing on gold paper to the other side. $300-400

1403. Fan Painting, Pu Renyi, ink and colors on fan, a recluse crossing a bridge in a mountainous landscape, dedicated to “Qingfen ren xiong,” inscribed, signed, dated the third month in wuxu year (1898), with two seals, the other side with plain gold-flecked paper. $250-350 1404. Fan Calligraphy, Wu Yinpei (1851-1931), calligraphy on gold-flecked paper on fan, dated yiwei year (1895), with one seal, the other side finely painted in ink and color on gold paper with a verdant landscape scene, inscribed, signed “Yangquan,” dated winter in jiawu year (1894). $300-500 1405. Fan Painting, China, late 19th/early 20th century, ink and colors on gold-flecked paper on fan, boating scene, dedicated to “Qingfen da ren,” inscribed, signed, with one seal, the other side with calligraphic writing on gold paper. $300-400

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1406. Fan Painting, Wu Hufan (1894-1963), ink and colors on fan, rock and creek, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed, dated the fourth month in bingyin year (1926), with two seals, 7 1/8 x 20 1/2 in. $400-600 1407. Fan Painting, Chen Ziqing (1895-1946), ink and colors on fan, rocky landscape with creek and trees, gift to Boyuan’s fortieth birthday, inscribed, signed “Chen Ziqing zhu” and “Wu Hufan jie yin,” dated the fifth month in renshen year (1932), with one seal, 7 1/4 x 20 in. $300-500 1408. Fan Painting, Wu Guxiang (1848-1903), ink and colors on fan, in the style of Zhao Songxue, two scholars conversing under a pine tree, inscribed, signed, dated spring in bingxu year (1886), with one seal, 6 3/4 x 20 1/2 in. $600-800

1409. Two Fan Paintings, Lu Hui (Lianfushi) (1851-1920), ink and light colors on fan, a leafy branch in the moonlight, with lengthy inscription, signed “Lianfu,” with two seals; and peony branches, inscribed, signed “Lianfu Hui,” with four seals, 7 x 20 3/8, 7 x 20 1/2 in. $600-800 1410. Fan Calligraphy, Shen Meisou (1849-1923), calligraphy on fan, running script, dedicated to Boyuan, signed “Meisou,” with two seals, 7 3/8 x 19 3/4 in. $250-350 1411. Two Fans, Chen Zhaoxiong, calligraphy on fan, dedicated to “Bingheng ren xiong,” together with a fan painting, ink and colors on paper, inscribed, signed, dated xinwei year (1931), with three seals, 7 x 20 1/2, 7 x 21 3/8 in. $300-400

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1412. Two Fans, early 20th century, calligraphy on fans, signed “Gui Mu Ju Shi,” to one side, with one seal, signed “Yao Mengda” to the other, dated the tenth month of gengchen year, with one seal, 7 x 19 3/4, 7 x 20 1/2 in. $200-300

1413. Hanging Scroll, Zhang Gunian (b. 1903), ink and light colors on paper, bamboo, dedicated to Boyuan couple, inscribed, signed, dated the beginning of yimao year (1975), with five seals, 27 x 13 1/4 in. $300-500

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1414. Modern Painting, Chen Dingshan (1896-1989), ink on paper, recluse in a desolate landscape, dedicated to Boyuan, inscribed, signed “Dingshan,” dated jiachen year (1964), with two seals, unmounted, 16 x 18 in. $300-400 1415. Calligraphy, Chen Chengkuan (1894-1958), calligraphy in standard script on gold-flecked red paper, mounted as a hanging scroll, dedicated to Boyuan, signed, dated mid-autumn in renchen year (1952), 28 3/4 x 14 in. $250-350
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1416. Calligraphy Couplet, Chen Shuzhen, reads “Shi shi dong ming jie xue wen, ren qing lian da ji wen zhang,” dedicated to Boyuan, signed “Zhen yu fu lin,” with two seals, 40 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. $200-300 1417. Modern Painting, China, black and red ink on paper, finger painting of prunus branches, signed, dated summer in gengwu year, with two seals, 16 x 42 3/4 in. $250-350 1418. Calligraphy, Chen Dingshan (1896-1989), reads “Da nian bas hi yi shou,” signed “Dingshan qi shi you qi” (1972), with three seals, mounted as a hanging scroll, 51 3/4 x 11 in. $250-350 1419. Two Modern Paintings, Zhang Gunian (b. 1903), ink and light colors on paper, depiction of mountainous landscape surrounded by a sea of clouds, dated yiyi year (1965), inscribed, signed, one seal; together with a framed painting, ink and colors on canvas,depicting a hermit traveling on horseback in a serene landscape, one seal, 19 x 14 1/4, 13 1/2 x 11 in. $300-400 End of the P.Y. Wang Collection 1420. Calligraphy Album, Qi Gong (1912-2005), consisting of twenty-four album leaves, signed, with multiple seals on each leaf, 1986, 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. $8,000-12,000

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1421. Set of Four Hanging Scrolls, Ding Fuzhi (1879-1949), ink and colors on paper, depiction in the boneless manner of melon and grapes, lotus and pomegranate, lychee, and peach branches, respectively, inscribed, signed, dated the summer in yisi year (1929), dedicated to Mr. Zhubo, with two seals, 26 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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1422. Modern Painting, Xu Beihong (1895-1953), ink and light colors on paper, depicting two horses resting under a pine tree, inscribed, signed “Beihong,” dedicated to Mr. (?) Sheng, dated autumn in 1942, with two seals, mounted in hanging scroll format, 40 x 18 in. N.B. Illustrated in Xian dai ming jia zhong guo hua quan ji - Xu Beihong, Gu Hao Xuan Publishing House, Hong Kong, 1993, p. 44. Certificate of authenticity from Ms. Liao Jingwen in 2006. $6,000-8,000

1423. Modern Painting, Qi Baishi (1863-1957), ink and colors on paper, depiction of a tea brewing scene, inscribed, signed “Baishi lao ren,” dedicated to Xuetao, with two seals of the artist, mounted in hanging scroll format, 54 1/2 x 27 1/4 in. N.B. Wang Xuetao (1903-1982) was a modern painter specializing in the bird and flower genre. He was once a student of Qi Baishi. Provenance: Bonham’s Hong Kong, Fine Chinese Paintings and 20th Century and Contemporary Asian Art, December 2008. $8,000-10,000

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1424. Modern Painting, Shi Yunxiang (b. 1956), ink and colors on paper, depiction of a mountainous landscape with pines and misty clouds, signed, with one seal, 27 1/2 x 18 in. $300-400 1425. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a lion hiding behind a rock, signed “Xiong Songquan,” dated the third month of yihai year (1935), with two seals, unmounted, 38 x 17 1/4 in. $400-600
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1426. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of birds and red leaves in the style of Teng Changyou, inscribed, signed “Daqian ju shi Yuan at Dunhuang Mogao Grotto,” dated the ninth month of xinyi year (1941), mounted in hanging scroll format, with three seals, 27 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. Provenance: Formerly in the private collection of the family of Yeh Gongchao (George Yeh) (1904-1981). N.B. Yeh Gongchao was the head of the Administration of the Foreign Affairs of Republic of China from 1950-1956, and was the ambassador to the United States from 1956-1961. $6,000-8,000

1427. Modern Painting, Fang Chuxiong (b. 1950), ink and colors on paper, depiction of a lion and a cub in the wild, inscribed, signed “Chuxiong,” dated autumn in 1999, with one seal, 63 1/4 x 36 1/2 in. $300-500 1428. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century copy of Tong Yu, ink on paper, depiction of prunus branches, inscribed, with four seals, “Momei hanging scroll done by Tong Yu in Qing dynasty, in the collection of Shui fu Yanchun Tang” paper label to the scroll, 46 x 11 1/4 in. $400-600

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1429. Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century, ink and colors on silk, depiction of birds on flower branches and mandarin ducks by a lake, signed “Lv Ji,” with one seal, 40 x 24 in. $300-500 1430. Hanging Scroll, China, ink on paper, depicting a gathering of scholars in a cottage in a mountainous landscape, inscribed, signed “Lin wu Wang Su,” with two artist and three collector’s seals, 51 x 12 1/2 in. $400-600 1431. Hanging Scroll, China, ink and light colors on paper, depicting Immortals engaged in various activities in a rocky landscape, signed “Zi Qing Zhang Zhiwan shu,” with eleven seals, 51 x 20 1/2 in. $300-500 1432. Chinese Lithograph, Su Xinping (b. 1960), Mu Yang Nv (Shepherdess), edition 1/30, signed in Chinese “Su Xinping” in pencil to the margin, dated 1996, 25 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. $400-600

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1433. Three Chinese Prints, Su Xinping (b. 1960), Zui Hou de Ji Nian (The Last Memory) I, V, and VI, edition 20/20, 13/18, and 12/14, signed in Chinese “Su Xinping” in pencil to the margin, dated 1997, all 25 3/4 x 19 in. $300-400 1434. Chinese Lithograph, Su Xinping (b. 1960), Ying Jie Tai Yang (Embracing the Sun), AP, signed in Chinese “Su Xinping” in pencil to the margin, dated 1996, 25 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. $400-600

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1436. Two Chinese Prints, Su Xinping (b. 1960), Zui Hou de Ji Nian (The Last Memory) I and IV, edition 12/20 and 2/20, signed in Chinese “Su Xinping” in pencil to the margin, dated 1997, 25 1/2 x 19, 26 x 18 3/4 in. $300-400 1437. Framed Painting, China, Lei Zhongxun (b. 1943), watercolor on paper, depiction of a Uyghur man leading a group of donkeys to market, inscribed, signed, two seals, dated the beginning of spring in xinwei year (1991), framed and glazed, 13 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. Provenance: Descended in the estate of a Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York City academic family. $400-600 1438. Album Leaves, China, Qi Baishi style, ink and colors on paper, consisted of twelve leaf paintings depicting insects and fruit and flowers, signed and with seals, 23 1/4 x 17 in. $300-500 1439. Chinese Painting, ink on paper, mounted in hanging scroll format, depiction of bamboo, inscription, dated the sixth month in guiwei year, signed “Wu Hufan,” and with two seals, 50 x 18 in. $300-500 1440. Calligraphy, China, poetic inscription written in jinshi style, signed and one seal, 31 1/4 x 16 in. $300-400

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1435. Two Chinese Prints, The Search for Jesus, and Think, both 21 x 15 in. $250-350

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1441. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of two Pekingese puppies resting underneath a maple tree, inscribed, signed “Cheng Zhang,” with two seals, 26 1/2 x 14 in. $300-500
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1442. Chinese Painting, 19th century copy of Dong Bangda, ink and colors on silk, hanging scroll format, blue and green landscape with scholars gathering in pavilions and mountains, inscription and three seals, 51 x 14 1/2 in. $300-500

1443. Album Leaves, China, ink and colors on paper, six leaf paintings in the motif of landscape, figurative, animals, and still life, all signed “Zhang Daqian” or “Daqian,” with seals, 9 1/2 x 6 in. $300-500

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1444. Books of Poetry, China, two volumes of Chinese poetry in standard script, signed “Chen Hang Shijun jing shu” to the end of the second volume, with one seal “Shijun,” 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. $400-600 1445. Hanging Scroll, China, in the style of Qi Baishi, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a praying mantis and a dragonfly on tree branches, inscribed “renwu xi ri Baishi lao ren shi nian ba shi er sui,” with three seals, 37 x 9 1/2 in. $200-300 1446. Hanging Scroll, China, in the style of Qi Baishi, ink and colors on paper, depiction of two praying mantises resting on tree branches, inscribed “San bai shi ji fu hao Qi Baishi lao yan,” with two seals, 37 x 9 1/2 in. $200-300 1447. Hanging Scroll, China, ink and light colors on paper, depiction of a recluse looking into the distance in a mountainous landscape, inscribed, signed “Shaomei Chen Yunzhang,” with two seals, 26 x 13 in. $300-500

1448. Handscroll, China, ink and colors on silk, depiction of a blue and green landscape with scholars in pavilions and others boating on a river, inscribed, signed, and with three seals, 9 x 48 1/2 in. $300-400 1449. Modern Painting, Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), ink and colors on paper, depiction of a scholar listening to a lady playing zither in a pavilion, with lake view and a overarching tree, inscribed, signed, dated mid-summer in wuzi year (1948), with one seal, mounted in hanging scroll format, 55 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000 1450. Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a scene from the mural painting at Dunhuang Mogao Grotto, inscription signed by Xu Beihong, dated the spring in 1945, reads “Brother Wenbo’s treasure, copied (from Dunhuang) by (Zhang) Daqian in 1939...,” one seal, mounted in hanging scroll format, 34 x 37 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000 1451. Modern Painting, China, ink and light colors on paper, landscape scene with mountains and waterfall, inscribed, signed “Li Keran,” dated the summer in renxu year (1982), with five seals, 37 x 68 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

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1453. Large Hanging Scroll, China, 19th century, ink and colors on silk, depiction of a mountainous landscape with pines, pavilions, and misty clouds, with two scholars, one listening to the other playing zither, inscribed “Jiajing gengxu ba yue shi ri, chen Li Minbiao gong mu Song ren hua nong” (In the tenth day of the eighth month in gengxu year in Jiajing reign, done by official Li Minbiao in the style of Song painting), with two seals, 59 x 32 in. $600-800 1454. Circulating Note, China, Ming dynasty, Hongwu reign (1368-1398), Yi Guan, with ten strings of cash coins on the top center, legends from Hu Bu (Minister of Revenue) on the bottom center dictating the punishment for counterfeiting and reward for informants, encircled by dragon borders, two red seals to the front and one to the back, on dark gray mulberry paper, (very good condition, minor loss to u.l. border, faded), framed and glazed, 13 1/8 x 8 5/8 in. $800-1,200 1455. Set of Three Hanging Scrolls, China, ink and light colors on paper, scene of pheasant on prunus branches, of pair of birds amidst magnolia flowers and with peony branches in the foreground, and of two ducks in a reed pond with bamboo in the background, each inscribed, signed “Zhiyun Wu (?)tong,” and with two seals, in one wood box, 54 x 13 in. $300-500 1456. Framed Calligraphy, China, in standard script with characters “Ji Xiang Ru Yi” (May all your wishes come true), signed “Qi Gong,” dated renshen year in Beijing, with two seals, 16 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. $300-500 1457. Painting Album, China, c. 1900, ink and colors on paper, depiction of dogs in a landscape, signed “Lang Shining,” with multiple seals, 9 x 11 1/2 in. $600-800

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1452. Calligraphy Album, China, Li Keran (1907-1989), nine leaves in total, signed, stamped, and with seals, 13 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. $700-900

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1458. Lot of Six Mao Posters, China, 20th century, of Mao Zedong in various stages of his career, and other revolutionary scenes, approx. 28 x 19 1/2 in. $200-300

1459. Buffalo Horn Carving, China, 19th century, surface carved in relief with figures of the Immortals in a mountainous landscape, lg. 15 in. $800-1,200

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1460. Jade Buckle, China, 18th/19th century, dragon-head finial, surface surmounted with a chi dragon holding a ruyi sprig in its mouth, the stone of semi-translucent white color, lg. 3 3/4 in. $300-400 1461. Jade Buckle, China, dragon-head finial, plain surface, baoxianghuashaped button to the back, the stone of butterscotch color, lg. 5 3/8 in. $200-300 1462. Jade Buckle, China, 19th century, carved with a dragon head to one end, the other end slightly curved up, the stone of emerald green and white color with russet markings, lg. 4 in. $100-150

1463. Soapstone Carving, China, 19th century, black and tan stone carved as pavilions in a mountain landscape, wd. 11, lg. 10 in. $1,000-1,200 1464. Jade Carving, China, finely carved as a ram group, the stone of pale celadon color, lg. 4 1/8 in. $300-400 1465. Jade Carving, China, finely carved as a Buddha’s hand citron, wrapped around by lingzhi sprigs, the stone of semi-translucent pale celadon color with minor russet mottling, lg. 3 3/4 in. $400-600

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1466. Jade Plaque, China, the ovoid plaque carved in high relief with Guanyin reclining on rockery, with an attendant holding a lingzhi sprig while traveling on billowy clouds, the stone of semi-translucent celadon-white color with minor russet markings ingeniously incorporated into the shades of a lotus flower, 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. $200-300 1467. Jade Carving, China, carved as a foo dog group, the jade of semitranslucent pale celadon color with russet markings, lg. 3 1/4, ht. 2 in. $250-350 1468. Jade Brush Pot, China, carved as a mountain with pine trees and rockery, the stone of celadon color, ht. 3 3/4 in. $100-150 1469. Jade Water Coupe, China, carved in high relief with three children climbing over a big jar, one of them holding a lotus seed pod, the stone of gray-celadon color with russet markings, wood stand, ht. 2 3/4 in. $300-500 1470. Jade Censer, China, 19th century, the globular body supported on tripod feet with lion masks, flanked by dragon lug handles suspending jump rings, the finial in the shape of a reclining lion, the jade of highly polished pale celadon color, ht. 5 3/4 in. $300-500 1471. Jade Cup, China, carved in relief with three chi dragons crawling up the sides, with lingzhi sprigs to the foot, the stone of gray-white color with some russet skin, ht. 4 3/8 in. $300-400 1472. Jade Censer, China, the compressed rounded body supported on a pedestal foot, flanked by dragon and scroll handles, the domed cover with three small dragons, the stone of pale celadon color with dark markings, ht. 4 1/2 in. $200-300

1473. Jade Boulder, China, relief carving with deep undercutting depicting a boy riding a water buffalo in a rocky landscape with pavilions and pine trees, the jade of celadon color with russet markings to the backside, finely carved wood stand with rocks, pine, and cascades, 5 x 4, ht. 6 in. (with stand). $400-600 1474. Jade Meiping, China, the slender sides rising to a tall rounded shoulder, plain surface, the stone of softly polished semi-translucent pale celadon color, wood stand, ht. 5 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 1475. Jade Brush Pot, China, the joined double brush pots with undulating rims, the sides surround with relief carving of bamboo, the stone of semi-translucent pale celadon color, ht. 3 1/4 in. $250-350 1476. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a female figure seated on a garden stool, the jade of white color with opaque mottling, lg. 5 7/8 in. $300-500 1477. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, carved as the seated figure of Luohan holding a rosary in his right hand which is resting on his bent knee, crisply carved folds to his open robe, the jade of pale celadon color, elaborately carved wood stand, ht. 4 in. $600-800 1478. Jade Carving, China, in the shape of a Tibetan Buddhist ceremonial object, the midsection flanked by lingzhi-shaped ends carved in relief with floral and foliage motif, the stone of celadon color, lg. 6 1/2 in. $300-400 1479. Jade Carving, China, carved as a pair of birds perched under a flower tree, the jade of white color with green markings, wood stand, ht. 7 in. $200-300

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1480. Two Jade Hairpins, China, 19th century, one carved and pierced with a bat suspending peaches and endless knots, the stone of pale celadon color, the other with reticulated panels of lingzhi and loquat sprigs, the stone of white color, lg. 7, 4 3/8 in. $250-300 1481. Jade Plaque, China, of rectangular shape, carved in low relief with an old man carrying fish on his shoulder, with bats flying atop, the reverse with a lotus pond and pavilions in the distance, archaic dragon scroll to the top, the stone of semi-translucent white color, 2 x 1 7/8 in. $150-250 1482. Jade Carving, China, carved as an aubergine enwrapped by ruyi sprigs, the jade of semi-translucent pale celadon color, lg. 3 5/8 in. $300-400 1483. Jade Table Screen, China, set with an oval jade panel carved and pierced with a horse in a mountainous landscape to either side, the stone of spinach green and apple green color, wood stand carved with openwork design, ht. 15 3/4 (stand), 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. (jade). $250-350 1484. Jade Carving, China, openwork carving of five cranes resting near a lotus pond and contesting a branch, the jade of pale celadon color, lg. 8 1/2 in. $400-600 1485. Jade Paperweight, China, of oblong shape, with relief carving of a bat and scrolls, the stone of white color with russet and spinach green markings, lg. 4 1/4 in. $250-350

1486. White Jade Horse, China, 18th century, carved as a recumbent horse with its head turned to the back and legs tucked underneath, the jade of semi-translucent white color with russet markings cleverly incorporated into the spine of the horse, carved wood stand, lg. 4, ht. 2 1/4 in. $700-900 1487. Jade Paperweight, China, the rectangular weight with dented corners, surmounted by high relief carving of confronting chi dragons, the reverse carved with archaic scrolls, the stone of highly polished semitranslucent pale celadon color with minor russet mottling, 3 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. $250-350 1488. Jade Paperweight, China, the rectangular paper weight surmounted by a scaly dragon facing a chilong, both in high relief carving, the jade of semi-translucent white color with opaque white mottling, lg. 6 1/4, wd. 1 1/4, ht. 1 1/8 in. $400-600 1489. Jade Vase, China, 18th century, the exterior carved in low relief with two bands of stylized taotie masks, supported by two high relief carving of boys to the sides and chrysanthemum branches to the center, the top flanked by small scroll lugs, the jade of semi-translucent pale celadon color with white mottling, finely carved stand with three bats (one missing), ht. 3 7/8 in. $600-800 1490. Jade Fang Ding with Cover, China, Qianlong carved mark and of the period (1736-1795), the rectangular ceremonial vessel raised on four legs surmounted by taotie masks, each side of the body and the domed cover finely carved in relief with stylized taotie, flanked by dragon scroll handles suspending jump rings, the cover surmounted by a recumbent foo dog finial, the jade of semi-translucent pale green color with russet and white markings, carved wood stand, ht. 5 5/8, lg. 4 3/8, wd. 3 1/4 in. $1,500-2,000

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1491. Jade Censer, China, supported on tripod cabriole acanthus leaf feet, the rounded body elaborately carved in relief with leafy scrolls, flanked by stylized chrysanthemum and stem handles suspending loose rings, the domed cover with a flower bud finial, the stone of semi-transparent pale celadon color, wood stand, ht. 4 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

1492. Jade Pendant, carved as two ducks resting on a curled lotus leaf, suspending a lingzhi sprig, the pale celadon part of the stone carved as the ducks, the dark part as the leaf, lg. 2 3/8 in. $200-300

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1493. Jade Carving, China, carved as Liu Han with one foot stepping on a double gourd, his right hand touching a toad which is biting on a cash coin, his left hand holding a strand of cash coins, with bats flying amidst clouds as backdrop, the stone of semi-translucent white and emerald green color with pale lavender areas, wood stand, ht. 9 5/8 in. $250-350 1494. Jade Guanyin, China, finely carved as the standing figure of Guanyin holding a rosary in her left hand, the stone of pale celadon color with dark markings to the back, lg. 6 1/2 in. $200-300 1495. Jade Carving Group, China, four jade plaques set in a wood display stand, two circular, both carved and pierced with characters and a boy riding a water buffalo, two others in the shape of butterflies, the stones of pale celadon color, dia. 2, 2, 2 1/2, lg. 2 1/2 in. $300-500 1496. Jade Vase, China, of flattened hu shape, each side carved in relief with birds perched on flower branches, flanked by acanthus leaf handles with pendant rings, the domed cover with a bud finial, the stone of pale gray green color, ht. 8 7/8 in. $300-500 1497. Jade Carving, carved as a recumbent foo dog holding a lingzhi sprig in its mouth, the stone of celadon color with some opaque markings, lg. 2 1/4 in. $100-150

1498. Jade Foo Dog Group, China, carved as a foo dog holding a lingzhi sprig in its mouth while carrying a youngling, the stone of pale celadon color, lg. 2 in. $200-300 1499. Jade Carving, China, carved as a reclining foo dog with a youngling, the stone of pale celadon color, lg. 2 3/4 in. $100-150 1500. Jade Foo Dog, China, carved as a recumbent foo dog, the jade of spinach green color, lg. 1 7/8 in. $200-300 1501. Jade Carving, China, finely carved as a qilin with a scroll-like tail, the stone of white-celadon color with minor russet marking, lg. 2, ht. 1 3/4 in. $200-300 1502. Jade Carving, China, carved in the archaic style as a recumbent foo dog, with fine accentuation on details of its mane, spine, and bifurcated ruyi-shaped tail, the stone of yellow-green color with russet markings, lg. 2 1/2, ht. 2 in. $6,000-8,000 1503. Jade Carving, China, finely carved as a recumbent foo dog, its front paws clasping a beribboned ball and its back paws holding its ruyishaped tail, the stone of semi-translucent white color, 2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in. $200-300

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1504. Jade Carving, China, carved as group of three rams contending a precious bead surround by clouds, the jade of pale celadon color, carved wood stand, lg. 4, ht. 1 7/8 in. $1,500-2,500 1505. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, vividly carved as a recumbent foo dog with its head turned around to its bushy tail, accentuated with fine details, white jade with even color, lg. 2 3/8, ht. 1 1/4 in. $400-600

1506. Jade Carving, carved as a recumbent dog facing ahead, the stone of gray-celadon color with russet streaking, lg. 3 1/4 in. $100-150 1507. Jade Vase and Cover, China, the hu shaped vase surround with relief carving of a pheasant perched on peach trees issuing from rockwork as stand, the waisted neck flanked by lingzhi fungus lugs with pendants, the domed cover surmounted by a finial of a bird holing a peach sprig in its mouth, the stone of semi-translucent green color, ht. 11 7/8 in. $300-400

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1508. White Jade Vase, China, 19th century, of archaic drinking vessel hu shape, each side carved with a stylized taotie mask between leafy bands, the waisted neck flanked by dragon handles, domed cover carved with a narrow band of classic scrolls, the jade of semitranslucent white color with pale russet inclusions, carved openwork wood stand, ht. 9 1/8 in. $800-1,200 1509. Jade Water Coupe, China, carved as a curled-up leaf with a pine branch as the handle, the stone of white color with russet markings, 6 x 4 1/2 in. $200-300 1510. Jade Guanyin, China, 19th century, carved as a standing figure of a female deity holding a rose water bottle issuing a peony sprig, with a fly whisk in her right hand, accompanied by a bird, the stone of semitranslucent white and apple green color, wood stand, lg. 7 3/4 in. $200-300 1511. Jade Carving, China, finely carved as the standing figure of Guanyin, the jade of semi-translucent pale celadon color, wood stand with wire inlaid design, ht. 9 1/4 in. $250-350 1512. Jade Carving, China, carved as a female deity seated on a garden seat holding a lotus spray, the jade of bright green color, ht. 7 in. $200-300

1513. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, a standing female figure holding in her left hand a lotus spray supporting a flower basket, with lingzhi branches growing from rockery, the jade of white color with apple green markings, lg. 8 1/4 in. $300-500 1514. Pair of Jade Carvings, China, 19th century, each carved as a phoenix perched on a rock, the jade of spinach green color, ht. 13 1/2 in. $200-300 1515. Jade Carving, China, carved as the standing figure of a female deity holding a peach sprig in her right hand and a peach in her left, the stone of spinach green color, tall bronze stand elaborately cast with flower scrolls and reticulated design of birds amidst plum blossoms, lg. 12, 15 1/2 in. (with stand). $200-300 1516. Three Jade Items, China, a 19th century well-hollowed oblong white jade snuff bottle carved in relief with large leaves borne on stems, with jadeite stopper, and carvings of a recumbent gray-celadon jade horse and a cat in white color with russet markings, lg. 2 1/8, 1 1/4, 1 1/2 in. $300-400 1517. Jade Seal, China, the square sectioned seal surmounted by high relief carving of foo dog group bearing a band of archaic scrolls, the stone of semi-translucent celadon-white color with minor russet and opaque white mottling, ht. 1 1/2, 1 1/4 in. sq. $600-800

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1518. Two Jade Seals, China, a square sectioned seal with a thick loop knob, together with a cylindrical seal surmounted by a foo dog emerging from breaking waves, semi-translucent white jades, lg. 1, 1 1/2 in. $200-300 1519. Jade Buckle, China, 19th century, white jade plaque carved as a bat, set on a brass mount finely chased with acanthus leafy scrolls, 2 5/8 x 2 in. $300-500 1520. Jade Pendant, China, carved as an eggplant borne on leafy tendrils, with a silkworm in medium relief to one end, the stone of semitranslucent white color, lg. 2 1/2 in. $200-300

1521. Jade Plaque, China, 18th century, one side finely carved with a Taoist figure carrying a peach sprig while traveling on floating clouds, the other side with makara suspending loquat branches, all between ruyi-head borders, the stone of celadon-white color, 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. $500-700 1522. Jade Pendant, carved as a monkey crawling on a large peach and lingzhi sprig, the stone of celadon color with minor russet markings, lg. 2 1/8 in. $200-300 1523. Jade Pendant, China, late 19th century, of round shape, carved and pierced with design of a bird perched amidst elaborate floral branches, the jade of gray-white color, dia. 2 1/4 in. $200-300

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1524. Jade Pendant, China, finely carved as lychee fruit sprig borne on leafy tendrils, white jade with minor russet markings, lg. 1 1/2 in. $600-800 1525. Jade Carving, China, carved as a group of two boys holding a lotus seed pod, the stone of semi-translucent pale celadon color, 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. $200-300 1526. Jade Pendant, China, 19th century, carved as a duck with detailing to the body, the stone of gray-white color, lg. 1 3/4 in. $200-300 1527. Jade Plaque, China, the rectangular plaque with rounded upper corner, carved and pierced in openwork with phoenixes amidst leafy scrolls, the stone of semi-translucent yellow-white color, 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. $200-300 1528. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a duck swimming on waves while holding a lotus sprig in its mouth, the jade of celadon-white color with minor russet markings, lg. 2 1/2 in. $600-800 1529. Jade Plaque, China, of rectangular shape, carved and pierced with a bat and a butterfly suspending melons, the stone of gray-white color, 2 1/8 x 2 in. $100-150

1530. Jade Vase and Cover, China, 19th century, the ovoid body slightly tapering to a pedestal foot, the body finely carved and pierced with dragons amidst elaborate flower scrolls, the domed cover decorated en suite surmounted with a lotus-shaped finial, the stone of spinach green color, carved and gilt Qianlong four-character mark to the base, ht. 9 7/8 in. $600-800 1531. Jade Brush Pot, China, supported on four ruyi-shaped feet, the cylindrical sides finely carved in relief and deep undercutting with the Three Gods, Shou Lao, Fu Xing, and Cai Xing, appreciating a handscroll in front of a pavilion in a mountainous landscape to one side, and another Immortal crossing a bridge on the way to visit, accompanied by his attendant to the other, the stone of spinach green color, carved and gilt Qianlong four-character mark to the base, ht. 7 1/4 in. $800-1,000 1532. Jade Tray, China, rectangular shape supported on four short angular feet, the stone of spinach green color, Qianlong carved mark to the base, 12 x 8 in. $200-300 1533. Jade Plaque, China, early 20th century, rectangular shape, carved and gilt-lacquered with a recluse in a cottage in a rustic landscape to one side, the other side with wild geese next to a reed pond, the stone of spinach green color, carved wood stand in openwork imitating prunus branches, 7 1/8 x 8 1/2 in. $300-500

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1534. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, finely carved as a phoenix perched on a rock, the stone of spinach green color, wood stand, lg. 7 3/4 in. $200-300

1535. Kingfisher Hairpin, China, 19th century, in the shape of a phoenix, with kingfisher feathers, carnelian, and seed pearl set in a gilded brass mount, lg. 1 7/8 in. $100-150

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1536. White Jade and Silver Mounted Hairpin, China, Ming dynasty (13681644), the top carved in openwork with peony scrolls, the silver mount chased with plum blossoms, the stone of semi-translucent white color, lg. 6 in. $200-300 1537. Jade Bracelet, China, of archaic style, carved with stylized taotie masks, the jade of celadon and russet colors, dia. 3 1/2 in. $300-500 1538. Carved Jadeite Bracelet, China, carved in relief with bird and mythical animal traveling amidst auspicious fruit sprays, the stone of apple green color with lavender markings, dia. 3 in. $200-300

1539. Jade Bracelet, China, 18th century, carved in relief with characters in order, the stone of gray-white color with minor russet skin, dia. 2 3/4 in. $500-700 1540. Jadeite Bracelet, China, the stone of semi-translucent bright emerald green color, dia. 2 1/2 in. N.B. Certificate available from Gemological Lab & Appraisal Inc., number 1217. $600-800 1541. Jadeite Bracelet, China, the stone of translucent apple green, graywhite, and russet color with a dash of lavender, dia. 3, dia. of the jade approx. 1/2 in. $300-350

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1542. Spinach Jade Gui Vessel, China, 19th century, in the shape of an archaic jade vessel gui, carved in medium relief with stylized taotie masks to each side, flanked by angular scroll handles with dragon heads, the softly polished stone of semi-translucent mossy green tone with dark mottling, ht. 4 5/8, dia. 6 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 1543. Jade Carving, China, 18th century, carved as a recumbent bixie with fine details, the stone of gray-celadon color with dark mottling, ht. 2, lg. 3 7/8 in. $600-800 1544. Jade Carving, China, 19th century, carved as a reclining water buffalo, the stone of gray-celadon color with russet markings, lg. 5 3/4 in. $600-800

1545. Pair of Jade Vases, China, each of flattened hu shape, with high relief carving of elaborate peony branches issuing from rockwork to the front, extending to the domed cover, the stone of semi-translucent celadon color, ht. 7 1/8 in. $250-350 1546. Agate Bowl, China, of ovoid shape with flat narrow rims to the sides as handles, the stone of translucent white and gold color with unique natural patterns, ht. 1 1/2, 5 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. $300-500 1547. Peking Glass Bowl, China, the widely flaring sides carved in relief with birds in various attitudes on prunus branches, the bowl of pale pink color, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 7 3/4 in. $200-300

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1548. Jade Pendant, China, of rectangular shape, surface carved in high relief with a qilin, the stone of celadon color, 2 1/2 x 2 in. $200-300 1549. Two Cameo Glass Snuff Bottles, China, late 19th/early 20th century, tan cut to turquoise and green cut to white, each approx. lg. 1 3/4 in. $100-150 1550. Two Porcelain Snuff Bottles, China, early 20th century, one molded as a squirrel with bamboo, the other a Chinese cabbage, lg. approx. 2 in. $100-150 1551. Jade Frame, China, early 20th century, elaborately carved with floral and leafy scrolls, the stone of sea green color, 15 1/2 x 12 in. $250-350 1552. Picture Frame, China, early 20th century, rosewood case, inset with carved and pierced panels of bowenite in a floral pattern, 16 1/2 x 12 in. $100-150 1553. Jade Frame, China, the borders carved and pierced with auspicious animals amidst floral scrolls, brass mount with finely chased patterns, the jade of pale green color, 16 3/4 x 13 in. $200-250

1554. Jade Plaque, China, of rectangular shape, carved in low relief with a boy riding a mythical animal while holding a lotus sprig, the reverse with inscriptions, wave border to the top, the stone of pale celadon color, 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. $150-250 1555. Jade Pendant, China, finely carved as Liu Hai holding a staff topped by a toad/bat issuing cash coins, with a child on his right shoulder, the stone of pale celadon color, lg. 2 7/8 in. $200-300 1556. Three Jade Pendants, China, one rectangular, carved in relief with a shou character, one round, with openwork carved flower and archaic scrolls, and one oblong, with taotie masks and leafy bands, the stone of pale celadon color, lg. 2 3/8, 2 1/8, 3 in. $300-400 1557. Jade Censer, China, supported on tripod foo dog cabriole feet, the rounded body flanked by dragon head handles suspending jump rings, the domed cover with three lugs with pendants and a finial in the shape of a coiled dragon, the stone of white color, fitted wood stand, ht. 6 3/8 in. $600-800 1558. Jade Boulder, China, carved with deep undercutting with a scholar in front of a cottage under an overarching pine tree in a rocky landscape, the reverse with a pavilion hiding behind mountain ranges, the stone of semi-translucent pale celadon color, 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. $300-400

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1559. Two Jade Plaques, China, a rectangular plaque carved in high relief with a deer, crane, and bird group with lingzhi sprig and a full moon, carved border in openwork with flower scrolls, the stone of semi-translucent celadon color; together with an ovoid plaque carved and pierced with a scholar playing zither amidst leafy scrolls, semitranslucent white jade, 3 1/8 x 2 1/8, 2 3/4 x 2 in. $300-400 1560. Jade Plaque, China, the rectangular plaque carved in high relief with Guanyin reclining on the ground, a lotus leaf rising from her side, and birds and bats flying in the sky with a full moon, the stone of semitranslucent celadon-white color with minor russet and opaque white mottling, 3 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. $200-300 1561. Pair of Jade Carvings, China, each carved as a bird perched on a rock with fine accentuation on its wings and tails, the stone of white color, carved openwork wood stand on a further plain rectangular stand, ht. 14 1/4, 18 1/4 in. (with stand). $600-800

1562. Jade and Carnelian Group, China, 19th century, carved jade figure of a female Immortal holding a lotus sprig, flanked by carved carnelian attendants, the jade of semi-translucent emerald green color with spinach green streaking to the back, all set on a gilt-brass stand with elaborate repoussé design of floral and foliate scrolls, ht. 5 3/4, 4, 3 3/4 in. $500-700 1563. Amber Pendant, China, carved as Budai monk holding a makara, 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. $200-300 1564. Three Jade Bracelets, China, a pair of pale celadon-white jade bracelets, together with a child’s bracelet with twisted rope design, white jade, dia. 3, 2 1/4 in. $250-350 1565. Two Jade Carvings, China, a pendant carved as a standing figure of a boy holding a fly whisk, the stone of highly polished yellow color, together with a paperweight carved as a bamboo joint with low relief carving of two birds to the front, pale celadon jade, lg. 2 3/4, 3 1/8 in. $200-300

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1566. Jade Pendant, China, in the shape of a double gourd wrapped with scroll borders in openwork design, one side carved in low relief with a pendant, the reverse with characters “Da xi da ji” (Profuse happiness and fortune), the stone of semi-translucent white color, attached with a blue tourmaline bead, 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. $200-300 1567. Jade Dragon Seal, China, 19th century, the square seal surmounted by a pair of addorsing scaly dragons, the jade of pale gray-celadon color, ht. 4 1/2, 4 1/2 in. sq. $1,000-1,500 1568. Jade Covered Jar, China, 19th century, of archaic drinking vessel hu shape, supported on a pedestal foot, carved in relief with a crane under a pine tree to one side, and pheasants resting near a prunus tree to the other, dragon-head lugs, foo dog finial, the jade of semi-translucent celadon color, ht. 9 1/4 in. $600-800 1569. Jade Carving, China, early 20th century, carved as figure of Guanyin standing on crashing waves formed by water she is pouring from a vase, the jade of pale celadon color with russet markings, ht. 6 1/4 in. $300-500 1570. Jade Plaque, China, 19th century, of oblong ovoid form, high relief carving of Buddhist treasures amidst clouds and waves, the jade of celadon color, 3 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. $200-300 1571. Jade Plaque, China, carved in openwork with a bird amidst leaves, the stone of pale celadon color, 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. $100-150 1572. Jade Beaded Necklace, China, with twenty large beads each carved with archaic scrolls, the jade of various shades including spinach green, pale celadon, russet, ochre, celadon, and gray-white, dia. 7/8 (bead), lg. 18 in. (necklace). $200-300

1573. Lot of Chinese Jewelry, China, gold filigree bracelet inset with jade beads, a smoky quartz brooch, together with four gilt-metal buttons from a robe, bracelet dia. 2 1/4 in. $200-300 1574. Lot of Jade Carvings, China, two jade pendants, one carved with an auspicious fruit group, the other in the shape of a leaf, both of pale celadon color with apple green markings; together with thirty small carved jade pieces in various shapes, possibly used as headpiece decoration originally. $200-300 1575. Jade Necklace, China, the beaded and chained necklace with a jade pendant carved in the shape of a butterfly, the jade of pale celadon color, lg. 4 1/4 in. (pendant). $200-300 1576. Jade Carving, China, carved as Guanyin holding a lingzhi sprig in her left hand and carrying a lotus spray, the jade of pale celadon color with apple green markings, wood stand, ht. 5 7/8 in. $100-150 1577. Jade Vase, China, of square hu shape, carved in medium relief with a panel of magnolia branches to each side, below a band of plantain leaves, domed cover, the stone of yellow-green color, wood stand, ht. 8 3/4, 10 5/8 in. (with stand). $300-500 1578. Jade Censer, China, the rounded body supported on tripod cabriole foo dog mask feet, carved with stylized taotie masks to the sides, flanked by dragon head handles suspending jump rings, the domed cover with taotie masks, three ruyi lugs with pendants, and a large chilong finial, the stone of pale yellow celadon color, ht. 10 in. $400-600

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1579. Jade Boulder, China, carved in relief and with deep undercutting depicting an Immortal and attendant walking in a rocky landscape, the stone of celadon color, ht. 5, lg. 4 3/8 in. $200-300 1580. Six Hardstone Carvings, China, an agate and jade flowerpot on a wood stand, a pair of celadon jade carvings of phoenixes, a bowenite foo dog, together with miniature carvings of a rabbit and a boar, ht. 11 1/2, 5, 5 3/8, 3 3/8, 1 3/4, 2 in. $300-500 1581. Jade Carving, China, carved as makara, the jade of white color with minor russet markings, lg. 3 5/8 in. $200-300 1582. Jade Carving, China, the small jade boulder carved and pierced as a scholar and a deer in a rocky mountainous landscape, the stone of half gray-white, half opaque russet color, lg. 2 1/4 in. $150-200 1583. Four Assorted Items, China, a trousse including a cylindrical bamboo case carved with a scene from the “Romance of the West Chamber,” encasing a knife with ivory hilt, and a pair of ivory chopsticks; jade and carnelian plum vases; and a small horn cup, lg. 6, 5 3/4, 4 5/8, 1 1/4 in. $200-300 1584. Pair of Jade Carvings, China, early 20th century, vividly carved as a pair of birds, the stone of spinach green color, inset with carnelian to the chest area, lg. 5 in. $200-300

1585. Jade Gui, China, one side incised with an female deity in a floating robe, the reverse with characters, the jade of opaque spinach green color, wood stand, lg. 7 1/4 in. $100-150 1586. Three Jades, China, early 20th century, consisted of a spinach green jade bracelet, an apple green and white jade pendant, an emerald green carved and pierced jade pendant, dia. 3 1/8, lg. 2, 1 3/8 in. $100-150 1587. Jade Box and Cover, China, early 20th century, of rectangular shape, the cover covered with a magnolia bloom borne on leafy branches, the stone of spinach green color, 5 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. $100-150 1588. Bronze Bell, China, 18th/19th century, atop by addorsed dragons, the bell with bow string decoration around the body, ht. 3 1/4 in. $200-300 1589. Parcel-gilt Silver Seal, China, 19th century, surmounted by a finial in the shape of a mythical animal with features of dragon, tortoise, and snake, the sides of the square seal carved with peony sprays on a pearl ground, ht. 2 1/2, 2 in. sq. $300-500 1590. Shih So Censer, China, late Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century, supported on tripod columnar legs with silver wire inlaid design of cicada blades, the bulbous body decorated with inlaid geometric patterns, with two upright post handles, carved wood stand and cover, Shih So mark incised to the base, ht. 5 1/2 in. $200-300

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1591. Bronze Censer, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the ovoid body supported on four short feet, a pair of upright loop handles to the rim, the sides cast in low relief with four ruyi designs, ht. 2 5/8 in. $200-300 1592. Inlaid Bronze Paperweight, China, 19th century, Shih-so style, cast into a mythical animal with tortoise shell and legs and head of a dragon, lg. 4 1/8 in. $100-150 1593. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, fang gu form, square beaker with flanges and archaic taotie mask scrolling, ht. 11 in. $200-300 1594. Bronze Vessel, China, 18th century and possibly earlier, dou form, with tripod feet, ring handles and relief decorations of stylized axes, dia. 8 1/2, ht. 4 in. $300-500 1595. Bronze Vase, China, 18th century, beaker form, gu-shaped, with rounded sides and flanges with archaic panels of taotie masks and cicadas, ht. 18 1/2 in. $200-300 1596. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, lobated form with a trumpet mouth and flaring foot, pair of dragon handles, dragon in relief on the base, ht. 9 3/4 in. $200-300

1597. Bronze Vase, China, 18th century, hexagonal form, dragon mask handles, panels of low relief decoration of masks and diaper and wave patterns, ht. 17 in. $200-300 1598. Garlic-mouthed Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, crisply cast with a scaly dragon encircling the long slender neck, rounded olive-shaped body raised on a short splaying foot, ht. 7 in. $250-350 1599. Pair of Bronze Vases, China, 19th century, the sides of each hu-shaped vase cast with a wide band of stylized taotie masks on a key-fret ground, separated by flanges, below a band of ruyi, flanked by lugs with pendants, ht. 5 5/8 in. $200-300 1600. Garlic-mouthed Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast with a chi dragon encircling the long slender neck and bulbous body with a raised upper section, ht. 8 in. $250-350 1601. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), with water chestnutshaped body with plain surface and fine patina, raised on a stepped slightly flaring foot, inlaid silver wire design of archaic scrolls below the mouth, ht. 6 3/4 in. $200-300

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1603. Gilt-bronze Buddha, Sino-Tibetan, 18th century, seated in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his right hand resting on his knee in vitarka and his left in dhyana mudra, his closely fitted diaphanous robe with finely incised borders, incised Tibetan inscription on the throne, ht. 10 in. $6,000-8,000

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1604. Gilt-bronze Buddha, Tibet, 17th/18th century, seated in dhyanasana pose on a lotus throne supported by a rectangular pedestal cast with two elephants, his hands in bhumisparsa and dhyana mudras, and wearing a close-fitting sanghati leaving his right shoulder bare, ht. 6 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 1605. Gilt-bronze Amitayus, Sino-Tibetan, seated figure of Amitayus in dhyanasana pose on a double-lotus throne, holding a bottle on both palms, his the necklace and headpiece inset with coral and turquoise beads, ht. 6 1/2 in. $300-500 1606. Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, 19th century, seated figure of Amitayus on a double-lotus throne, wearing crested headpiece and large rosette earring, his two palms facing up, finely incised patterns to his diaphanous dhoti, ht. 4 1/2 in. $300-500 1607. Gilt-bronze Yab-yum Group, Tibet, 19th century, the couple in an amorous embrace seated atop a double-lotus stand, Manjusri holding a vajra in his right hand, and a ghanta in his left, ht. 4 3/8 in. $250-350 1608. Bronze Repoussé Amitayus, Sino-Tibetan, 19th century, figure of Amitayus seated in dhyanasana pose on a double-lotus throne, wearing rosette earring, and with festooned beaded decoration, ht. 7 3/8 in. $400-600

1609. Bronze Figure, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), standing figure of a young monk with his hands closed in front of his chest, with mischievous expression, ht. 8 1/8 in. $300-400 1610. Parcel-gilt Bronze Lama, Tibet, 18th century, cast as a young lama in royal ease pose, holding a pagoda in both hands in front of his chest, ht. 5 7/8 in. $400-600 1611. Parcel-gilt Bronze Lama, Tibet, 18th century, cast as an old lama in royal ease pose, holding a sutra in his right hand, and a praying wheel in his left, ht. 5 3/4 in. $400-600 1612. Parcel-gilt Bronze Guanyin, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), seated figure of Guanyin a double-lotus throne, holding a bottle, ht. 9 1/8 in. Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, Massachusetts, for the benefit of acquisition funds. $300-500 1613. Parcel-gilt Bronze Figure, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), standing figure of the poet Li Bai with one hand raised, stone stand, ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300 1614. Parcel-gilt Bronze Figure, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast as a seated figure of an official holding a staff in both hands, ht. 4 3/4 in. $200-300

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1615. Parcel-gilt Bronze Figure, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast as the seated figure of Cai Xing (God of Wealth) with both hands holding a staff in front of his chest, ht. 6 in. $200-300 1616. Bronze Figure, China, 19th century, cast as a seated figure of Guanyin in the royal ease pose, ht. 6 in. $200-300

1617. Bronze Figure, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast as a seated figure of Guanyin atop a reclining foo dog, ht. 5 5/8 in. $200-300 1618. Gilt-bronze Figure, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast as a seated figure of an Immortal holding a ruyi scepter in front of his chest, ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300

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1623. Gilt-bronze Portrait of a Lama, Tibet, seated in dhyanasana pose atop a lotus throne, his right hand in vitarka mudra, and his left hand holding a staff, fitted robe finely incised with cloud scroll patterns, the Lama with serious and slightly wrathful expression, ht. 12 in. $200-300 1624. Gilt-bronze Yab-yum Group, Tibet, the couple in an amorous embrace seated atop a lotus throne, Manjusri holding a vajra in his right hand and a ghanta in his left, ht. 9 1/8 in. $200-300 1625. Parcel-gilt Bronze Figure of Buddha, China, standing on pedestal, his right hand in varada mudra, his left hand in Abhaya mudra, ht. 11 1/4 in. $200-300 1626. Gilt-bronze Portrait of a Lama, Tibet, seated in dhyanasana pose atop a lotus throne, his right hand in vitarka mudra, and his left hand holding a staff, fitted robe finely incised with cloud scroll patterns, the Lama with benevolent expression, ht. 11 1/2 in. $200-300 1627. Gilt-bronze Yab-yum Group, Tibet, the couple in an amorous embrace seated atop a lotus throne, Manjusri swinging a sword in his right hand, a lotus supported by a stem emanating from his left hand, ht. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 1628. Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha, China, standing on a triple-lotus throne, his right hand in varada mudra, his left hand holding a lotus pod, ht. 11 3/8 in. $200-300 1629. Gilt-bronze Maitreya, Sino-Tibetan, standing figure of Maitreya on a lotus throne, his right hand in Bhumisparsa mudra, his left hand holding a long stem supporting a lotus blossom, wearing a diaphanous robe with beaded decoration, with crested headpiece and rosette earrings, ht. 17 1/2 in. $200-300 1630. Bronze Censer, China, supported on four cabriole animal-mask legs, the body cast with a cartouche enclosing characters to each of the four sides, flanked by cloud scroll handles, openwork lid surmounted by a foo dog in leaping position, ht. 8 1/8 in. $200-300 1631. Two Bronze Mirrors, China, Tang-style, each cast with four mythical animals encircling a tortoise in the center, further surrounded by a band of birds amidst grapevines, intricately carved wood display stand for the larger one, dia. 4 5/8, 3 7/8 in. $200-300 1632. Bronze Mirror, China, Tang dynasty (618-907), cast in relief with motif of lions frolicking amidst grapevines, dia. 5 in. $700-900

1619. Bronze Censer, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier, cast in two parts as a wild goose in leaping position atop a quatrefoil pedestal, fine and detailed rendering of the feathers, ht. 14 in. $300-500 1620. Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha, China, seated in dhyanasana pose on a double-lotus throne, his hands in dharmacakra mudra, ht. 6 1/8 in. $200-300 1621. Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha, China, seated in dhyanasana pose on a double-lotus throne, his right hand in Bhumisparsa mudra, his left hand holding a bo, ht. 8 1/4 in. $200-300 1622. Gilt-bronze Portrait of Lama, Sino-Tibetan, seated in dhyanasana pose on a lotus throne, his hands in dharmacakra mudra holding the stems of two padmas sprigs supporting a pustaka and a khadga, his voluptuous robe with incised patterns, ht. 12 1/2 in. $200-300

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1633. Parcel-gilt Bronze Censer, China, the compressed rounded body flanked by lion-mask lugs, the body decorated with splashes of gilding, cast mark “Yong Shi Shang Bao” to the base, dia. 6 3/4, ht. 3 in. $2,500-3,500

1634. Parcel-gilt Bronze Censer, China, Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century, supported on tripod ruyi feet, the cylindrical body cast in relief and gilded with Immortals accompanied by auspicious animals in various attitudes in a celestial landscape, reserved on a diaper ground, between silver wire inlaid borders, “Yun Jian Hu Wenming Zhi” mark to the base, ht. 4 3/4, dia. 6 1/8 in. $4,500-5,500

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1635. Bronze Ding, China, in Spring and Autumn period style, the archaic food vessel ding raised on tripod feet cast with taotie masks and animal claws, the bulbous body cast with bands of interlocking scrolls, flanked by upright handles, the cover decorated en suite and applied with three ears, dia. 5 7/8, ht. 7 3/8 in. N.B. Test results available. $3,000-5,000

1639. Gilt-bronze Maitreya, China, 18th century, seated figure of Maitreya in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his right hand in Bhumisparsa mudra, and his left hand in dhyana mudra, wearing a crested headpiece and tightly fitted diaphanous robe, hair dyed blue, ht. 9 3/4 in. $300-500 1640. Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, figure of Manjusri seated on a stepped rectangular stand, his right hand in Varada mudra holding a stem issuing a lotus bloom to the side, wearing a five-crested crown and elaborate rosette earrings, ht. 9 1/2 in. $600-800 1641. Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, figure of Manjusri seated in royal ease pose on a rectangular stand, his left hand in Vitarka mudra, right hand in Bhumisparsa mudra, wearing a five-crested headpiece and large rosette earrings, ht. 8 5/8 in. $500-700 1642. Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, 19th century, seated figure of Amitayus in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands in dhyana mudra, incised borders to his closely fitted dhoti, ht. 4 in. $250-350

1636. Archaic Bronze Vessel, China, Eastern Zhou period (770-256 B.C.), the ovoid body finely cast with a band enclosing four rows of tightly packed kui dragons biting each other’s tails, above another band of cicada blades, flanked by circular lugs with coiled dragon finials, malachite encrustation to the body, ht. 3 1/2, 5 x 4 3/8 in. Provenance: Early Chinese Art (catalogue), sale of the Cunliffe Collection, Bluett & Son, London, 1973, p. 38. $1,000-1,500 1637. Bronze Ewer, China, of archaic drinking vessel gong form, shaped into a mythical bird with snake patterns to either side, the fixed handle in the form of a leaping chilong, malachite encrustation overall, ht. 8 3/8 in. $100-150 1638. Parcel-gilt Bronze Buddha, China, cast as the seated figure of Buddha in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, holding a staff in both palms, ht. 8 5/8 in. $200-300

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1643. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century or earlier, in the archaic drinking vessel hu shape, cast around the bulbous body with a wide band of stylized animals on a key-fret ground, the neck with a band of diaper pattern, flanked by circular lug handles, ht. 12 in. $200-300 1644. Bronze Censer, China, the oval body surmounted by a reticulated cover, maker’s mark to the base, ht. 3 1/4 in. $100-150 1645. Bronze Censer, China, supported on four legs, the body cast with cicada blade designs, flanked by elephant handles with upturned tusks, mark to the base, ht. 7 3/4 in. $200-300 1646. Bronze Censer, China, supported on tripod feet, the body cast with two wide grooves, upright handles on the rim simulating bamboo joints, Xuande mark to the base, ht. 4, dia. 5 3/8 in. $300-400 1647. Bronze Censer, China, the compressed globular censer supported on a tripod bronze stand cast with ruyi-shaped feet, flanked by two loop lugs, “Fu Xian Ju” mark cast to the base, dia. 6, ht. 1 1/2 in. $300-500 1648. Bronze Censer, China, 19th century, supported on tripod feet, with chased design of phoenixes flying amidst peony meanders, Xuande sixcharacter mark to the base, ht. 5 3/8, dia. 6 in. $200-300

1649. Bronze Ding, China, 19th century, supported on tripod feet, the bulbous sides cast in relief with a band of chilong on a leiwen ground, a cash coin with intertwining ribbons cast to the base, ht. 3 1/8, dia. 5 1/4 in. $200-300 1650. Brass Handwarmer, China, 19th century, the compressed round body with chased and repoussé design of panels of Taoist Immortals, below a border of prunus blossoms around the mouth, the cover with reticulated and chased design of peony branches, bail handles, Xuande apocryphal mark to the base, ht. 5 1/2 in. $150-250 1651. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the water chestnutshaped body with a slender cylindrical neck supporting a garlic-shaped mouth, hexagonal pedestal foot, ht. 9 3/8 in. $200-300 1652. Bronze Buddha, Nepal, 18th century, the figure of Buddha seated in dhyanasana pose, his right hand in vitarka and his left in dhyana mudra, closely fitted robe falling gracefully on the body, ht. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 1653. Inlaid Bronze Censer, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of rectangular ding shape raised on four splaying feet surmounted by animal masks, the body with inlaid silver wire design of stylized taotie masks, alternating with turning wheel and beribboned flute, separated by notched flanges, ht. 4 3/4, 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. $100-150

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1654. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, the double gourd body cast in relief with upright cicada blades, the loop handles in the shape of leafy tendrils extending to the sides, stylized taotie mask band on the garlicshaped mouth, ht. 9 1/2 in. $200-300 1655. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the hu-shaped body cast with a band of wave and rock pattern, flanked by elephant-head lugs with realistically rendered ears and tusks, raised on a pedestal foot cast with a band of brocade design that is repeated on the thick mouth rim, ht. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 1656. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast in the shape of a caparisoned elephant with a garlanded vase on its back, ht. 8, lg. 7 1/2 in. $400-600 1657. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), pear-shaped body with a trumpet mouth and flaring foot, animal-form lugs, neck decorated with a band of archaic taotie feet, ht. 12 in. $200-300 1658. Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the hu-shaped body cast with a wide band of diaper key-fret design, raised on a pedestal foot, ht. 10 in. $200-300

1659. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, the sides of the hexagonal vase cast with panels of brocade patterns, flanked by dragon head lugs with a jump ring, ht. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 1660. Bronze Censer, China, 19th century, globular body on tripod feet, lid surmounted by a kylin, ht. 8, dp. 6 in. $200-300 1661. Pair of Bronze Paperweights, China, 19th century, each cast as a recumbent foo dog, raised on a rectangular pedestal stand, ht. 3 1/2 in. $200-300 1662. Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, of meiping shape with high shoulders, flanked by gilt-bronze foo dog lugs, the body decorated with inlaid silver wire design of San Xing and attendants under a pine tree, with inscriptions, mark to the base, ht. 6 3/8 in. $200-300 1663. Bronze Vase, China, 18th century, oval cross-section with dragon mask jump rings and diaper pattern panels, ht. 15 1/2 in. $200-300 1664. Gilt-bronze Figure, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast as a seated figure of an official holding a staff in both hands, ht. 4 7/8 in. $200-300

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1665. Bronze Armor Plaque, China, 19th century, cast as a ferocious foo dog mask with fine accentuation on details, with some gilding remains, approx. 10 x 6 in. $300-500 1666. Four Bronzes, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), a bronze mirror crisply cast in high relief with celestial figures and pavilions, a small mirror cast in relief with lion and grapevine design, a cash coin with phoenixes to one side, and characters “Tai Ping Fu Gui” (Peace and Wealth) to the other, a quatrefoil bronze plate cast with lengthy inscriptions to the interior, dated the thirteenth day of the third month of the seventh year of Xuande reign, corresponding to year 1432, supported on four low ruyi feet surrounding a lion group roundel, dia. 4, 2 1/2, 3, 4 7/8 in. $200-300 1667. Bronze Mirror, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), cast in relief with a central knob surround by Immortals alternating with pavilions, further encircled by geometric bands around the border, dia. 8 1/2 in. $800-1,200 1668. Pair of Soapstone Seals, China, early 20th century, of rectangular shape, each carved in medium relief with scholars in pavilions and traveling in a mountainous landscape, ht. 2 1/8 in. $200-300

1669. Five Seals, China, a smoky quartz foo dog, one rectangular ivory, a soapstone foo dog, and one of irregular shape of black soapstone, and one of green stone, of various sizes, ht. to 2 in. $100-150 1670. Tianhuang Seal, China, the uncarved rectangular seal surmounted by a foo dog holding a string of cash coins in its mouth, lg. 2 3/8 in. $100-150 1671. Soapstone Seal, China, the top finely carved into a foo dog group, the stone of amber and creamy white color, ht. 2 5/8 in. $100-150 1672. Soapstone Seal, China, 19th century, naturally shaped as a mountain, carved in medium relief with a pair of dragons contending a flaming pearl amidst clouds, above carp leaping in crashing waves, the reverse carved “Made by Shi Gu, in the winter of xinhai year,” ht. 4, lg. 4 in. $200-300 1673. Large Soapstone Seal, China, the rectangular lower section of red color, surmounted by a top section of yellow-celadon color carved as a tiger group, lg. 7 in. $100-150

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1674. Tianhuang Seal, China, carved in low relief in a continuous fashion incorporating the dark skin of the stone depicting Immortals conversing in a mountainous landscape, seal surface uncarved, ht. 6 1/4 in. $100-150 1675. Duan Inkstone, China, 19th century, of rectangular shape, carved in relief with design of a phoenix and dragon to the top, 2 1/2 x 8 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. $200-300 1676. Duan Inkstone, China, 19th century, the top and borders finely carved with dragons and bats amongst billowy clouds, a round pale bluishwhite natural pattern in the stone forming the moon, 7 x 4 1/2 in. $150-200 1677. Two Ink Cakes, China, one carved and painted in gilt and colors with the Eight Immortals, the other with an Immortal flanked by chilong, boxed, 9 x 5, 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $300-500 1678. Sanghua Inkstone, China, 19th century, of rectangular shape, the cover incised in standard script with Zhangzi’s “Xiao Yao You,” with a panel in ochre color with a square perforation flanked by two seal script characters, further surrounded by archaic scrolls in relief, the inkstone finely carved in relief with a bat, dragon, and fish amidst gathering clouds and swirling waves to the top section, 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. $1,000-1,500

1679. Duan Inkstone, China, 19th century, well-hollowed rectangular form supported on four short feet, the long sides carved with inscriptions, the short sides with “Qin pu qing wan” and dated March in xinyi year (1881), fitted wood stand, 5 x 3 1/4, ht. 1 1/8 in. $400-600 1680. Inkstone, China, the borders carved in low relief in a continuous fashion with pine trees growing from rockwork, under billowing clouds and above a stream, the inkwell in the form of a vase, the reverse incised with inscriptions and “Qianlong yiji yu shi,” fitted wood box and cover, lg. 4 5/8, lg. 3 1/2 in. $1,500-2,000 1681. Yixing Teapot, China, the body with a simple band of molded decoration, with a short spout in the shape of a bamboo shoot, the handle and the finial to the lid both vividly shaped into bamboo with shoots and leaves, maker’s mark to the base, ht. 3 5/8 in. $600-800 1682. Yixing Teapot, China, 19th century, a miniature teapot with plain surface, a cartouche carved with characters “Yang xian xi yin shi wang” to the base, ht. approx. 1 7/8 in. $500-700 1683. Robin’s Egg Glazed Teapot, China, Yixing ware covered in a turquoise glaze suffused with darker shades of blue, carved maker’s mark to the unglazed base, ht. 4 3/4 in. $100-150

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1688. Three Yixing Teapots, China, one with a simple design of a thin molded band to the middle, foo dog finial to the lid, one melon-shaped with carving of a sparse landscape, and one carved with rich texture, carved marks to the bases, all ht. approx. 4 in. $300-500 1689. Three Yixing Teapots, China, one melon-shaped, supported on tripod feet, with a chilong as spout and another as a finial on the flat lid, one of compressed melon shape with gnarled branch as handle and peach sprig borne on leafy stem as finial, and one in the shape of a box, appliqué simulating brass mounts, marks to all three teapots, ht. approx. 5 1/2, 3 1/2, 4 in. $250-350 1690. Three Yixing Teapots, China, one of short cylindrical shape, the finial in the shape of a mouse and the spout as a bamboo shoot, one of compressed square shape, with chilong finial, incised landscape and inscriptions to each side, mark to the base, one of rounded shape, with molded design of monkeys playing on a peach tree, signed “Chen Ziqi,” ht. approx. 3 1/4, 3 3/8, 3 1/2 in. $250-350 1691. White Glazed Teapot, China, 19th century, one side engraved with the Eight Immortals, the other side and the cover with characters, leafshaped finial, ht. approx. 3 3/4 in. $100-150 1692. Duan Inkstone, China, of rectangular shape, carved with a dragon emerging from clouds to the front, and a makara to the back flanked by inscriptions on the borders, 6 x 3 7/8 in. $200-300

1684. Soapstone Seal, China, carved “shou chang lei (?),” the side carved with “Zhenwu xian sheng, shu Baishi kan” (To Mr. Zhenwu, carved by Baishi), brocade box, lg. 2 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000 1685. Tianhuang Seal, China, carved in relief as Immortals fishing under a pine tree in a mountainous landscape, inscribed “renshen year, by Cheng Hui,” 3 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. $200-300 1686. Tianhuang Seal, China, carved in relief as group of scholars appreciating an unfolded handscroll under a pine tree while one is playing zither, the reverse carved with a lotus pond, the side inscribed “Shen xing wan li ban tian xia (traveling ten thousand miles covering half of the country), yiyou year,” 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. $200-300 1687. Large Soapstone Seal, China, of square section and mounted by a finely carved group of ferocious intertwining dragons contending a precious pearl, the sides carved in relief with stylized taotie masks, uncarved seal surface, the stone of burgundy color, wood stand, ht. 9 1/2, 4 3/4 in. sq. $300-500

1693. Inkstone, China, of rectangular shape, carved with cranes under pine trees to the top section, wave and plum borders, with inscription to the back, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $200-300 1694. Inkstone and Cover, China, 20th century, the stone and the circular cover finely carved with nine sinewy dragons striding amidst clouds and waves in pursuit of a flaming pearl, carved with “Zhi bao zhai” (Studio of Superior Treasure) to the reverse, 8 1/2 x 6 in. $100-150 1695. Box of Nine Ink Blocks, China, of various sizes and shapes, each carved in relief and painted in light colors with scholars in a landscape, the reserve with inscriptions, signed “Da Ming Chengjun Fang Zhi” (Made by Mr. Cheng’s workshop in the Ming dynasty). $150-250 1696. Two Boxes of Ink Blocks, China, of various sizes and shapes, one box containing six ink blocks carved in relief and painted in light colors and gilt with the motif of five dragons listening to a preacher, signed “Zimo Xuan Zhi” (Made by the Purple Ink Studio); the other box containing five ink blocks, each carved with one of the five wise men in Chinese history, the reverse with carved and gilt inscriptions, dated “the fiftieth year of Qianlong” to the side. $200-300

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1697. Inkstone with Box, China, 19th century, the front side of the rectangular Songhua stone finely carved with a pair of stylized chilong enclosing a pendant-shaped inkwell, the reverse with inscriptions in a slightly concave panel, the stone encased in a fitted covered box made of Duan stone, the cover with elaborate relief carving of variation of archaic dragons and scrolls, 5 x 3 1/2 (ink stone), 6 x 4 in. (box). $1,200-2,000

1698. Five Yixing Wares, China, a hexagonal brush pot, a cylindrical brush pot molded into a gnarled tree trunk, a hexagonal teapot with a shou character on each panel, and two small teapots, one set on tripod feet and with molded designs of beans around the shoulder, the other with poetic inscription carved to the body, ht. 4 3/4, 4 3/8, 4 5/8, 3, 2 1/2 in. $200-300

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1699. Tianhuang Seal, China, the semi-translucent toffee-colored stone finely and intricately carved as two intertwining dragons contending a precious pearl amidst swirling waves and rockwork, carved with inscriptions “Feng sheng shui qi xiang long dong” (auspicious dragons emerge as wind stirs up water), and signed “Bo Yun Shan Ren” to the lower front, seal face uncarved, wood stand, ht. 3 1/8, lg. 4 in. $250-350 1699A. Robin’s Egg Glazed Brush Rest, China, molded in openwork in the shape of mountains and waves, covered in turquoise glaze suffused with dark shades of blue, lg. 6, ht. 3 1/8 in. $100-150

1699B. Porcelain Brush Rest, China, in the shape of a crested mountain, finely molded and carved with three rams in a rocky landscape to one side, deer in a wintry scene to the other, carved maker’s mark to the base, lg. 6, ht. 2 3/4 in. $100-150 1699C. Ge-type Brush Rest, China, in the shape of mountain ranges with perforations, covered with a gray-celadon glaze with dark crackles, “Hao Ran Tang Zhi” stamped mark to the base, ht. 3 1/8, lg. 6 1/4 in. $200-300

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Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board - Nancy R. Skinner Richard Albright Barnet Fain Stephen L. Fletcher Karen M. Keane

Administration

President/Chief Executive Officer - Karen M. Keane Chief Financial Officer - Don Kelly Executive Vice President - Stephen L. Fletcher Vice Presidents- Gloria Lieberman, Carol McCaffrey, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Stuart P. Whitehurst

Expert Departments

SKINNER, INC. Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100 www.skinnerinc.com

American & European Paintings & Prints - Robin S.R. Starr Assistants: Kathy Wong, Elizabeth C. Haff American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stephen L. Fletcher, Martha Hamilton Assistants: LaGina Austin, Karen Langberg, Chris Barber American Indian & Ethnographic Art - Douglas Deihl Asian Works of Art - James F. Callahan Assistant: Tianyue Jiang Books & Manuscripts - Stuart P. Whitehurst Assistant: Sara C. Wishart Bottles, Flasks & Early Glass - Stephen L. Fletcher Ceramics - Stuart G. Slavid Classic Automobiles & Motorcycles - Jane D. Prentiss Couture - Kerry Shrives Discovery Sales - Kerry Shrives Assistants: Garrett J. Sheahan, Harry B. McNabb, Melissa Riebe European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stuart G. Slavid Assistants: Stuart P. Whitehurst, Sara C. Wishart Fine Wines - Marie Keep Jewelry - Gloria Lieberman Assistants: John Colasacco, Julie Khouri Judaica - Kerry Shrives Modernism: 1896–Present: Art Glass, Pottery, Metalwork & Furniture Jane D. Prentiss Museum & Collections Services - Martha Hamilton Musical Instruments - David Bonsey Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Gary Richards Science, Technology & Clocks - Robert C. Cheney Assistant: Chris Barber Silver - Stuart G. Slavid Assistant: Sara C. Wishart Toys & Dolls - Kerry Shrives Auctioneers - LaGina Austin, David Bonsey, Robert C. Cheney, Stephen L. Fletcher, Karen M. Keane, Marie C. Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr, Laura V. Sweeney, Stuart P. Whitehurst

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Exhibitions & Property Distribution

Marlborough: Boston:

Warehouse Manager - Jonathan Dowling, 508.970.3280 Property Manager - Samuel Combs, 508.970.3262 Kerryn Murphy, 617.874.4329 Property Distribution Manager - Jessica R. Lincoln, 617.874.4308

Finance Department

Marlborough:

Accounts Receivable - Denise Johnson, 508.970.3269 Accounts Payable - Kathleen Hayes, 508.970.3268 Credit Supervisor - Joe Monteyro, 508.970.3266

Subscriptions

Marlborough:

Karen Skinner, 508.970.3240

Service Departments

Appraisal & Auction Services - Patricia Walker King, Beth Zwicker, Katharine Holtman, Leah Skowron Advertising Production - Pamela Van de Houten Boston Gallery Director - Laura V. Sweeney Assistant Gallery Director: Paige Lewellyn Gallery Assistant: Katharine E. Hampson Catalogue Production - Pamela Van de Houten, Kristina Harrison Consignment Services - Megan J. Blomgren, Carol Zeigler Customer Relations - Carol McCaffrey Institutional Relations - L. Emerson Tuttle Human Resources - Carol McCaffrey Information Technology & Internet Auctions - Kerry Shrives Assistants: Timothy Shaughnessey, Melissa Riebe Managing Director - Marie C. Keep Marketing & Public Relations - Catherine Riedel, Karen Skinner, Katherine Gargolinski Photographers - Stanley P. Bystrowski, Jeffrey R. Antkowiak Receptionists - Marlborough: Carol Tran Boston: Hadley Dinardo Transportation - Eric Jones Assistants: Mark McCaffrey, John Williams

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Directions to Skinner’s Boston Gallery/63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA Telephone: 617-350-5400
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to the Prudential/Copley exit located in the Prudential tunnel. Once on the exit ramp, stay in the right hand lane and follow the signs for Copley. The ramp exits onto Stuart Street. Drive straight through five sets of lights and take a left onto Charles Street South. Take your first left off of Charles St. South onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right. Take 93-N to Exit 20 for I-90 W toward Worcester. Follow signs for Chinatown/South Station. Bear left at the fork to continue towards Kneeland Street. Turn left onto Kneeland Street. Kneeland Street becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right. Take the Ted Williams Tunnel. Take Exit 25 toward South Boston and bear left at the fork in the ramp. Bear right onto B St. Turn left onto Northern Ave which becomes Seaport Blvd. Turn left onto Surface Rd. Turn right onto Kneeland Street which becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right. Take I-93 South towards Boston. Take exit 26 towards Storrow Drive. Merge onto MA-28 South via the ramp on the left. Turn left onto Beacon Street. Turn right onto Arlington Street. Turn left onto Boylston Street. Turn right onto Hadassah Way. Skinner is on the right at 63 Park Plaza. 286

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