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WOOLLEY & WALLIS SALISBURY

A sian A rt ii ,

J apanese A rt W ednesday 14 th N ovember 2018

www.woolleyandwallis.co.uk

WOOLLEY & WALLIS SALISBURY SALEROOMS

威立士

Asian Art ii, Japanese Art Wednesday 14th November 2018


AUCTION CALENDAR OCTOBER 30th

Fine Silver & Objects of vertu

31st

The Dr. Anne Shannon Collection of Jewellery

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NOVEMBER 1st

Fine Jewellery

13th

Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy

13th

Fine Chinese Works of Art

14th

Asian Art II & Japanese Works of Art

21st

Medals & Coins, Arms & Armour

DECEMBER 4th

Modern British & 20th Century Art

12th

British Art Pottery

2019 JANUARY 9th

Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks

22nd & 23rd

Silver & Objects of Vertu

24th

Jewellery & Watches

FEBRUARY 19th

Fine Porcelain & Pottery

20th

Tribal Art & Antiquities

MARCH

Lot 445

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20th

Clarice Cliff, Art Deco & Design

Lot 1063 (detail)


Specialist Departments Please dial +44 (0)1722 followed by the number listed below Asian Art John Axford MRICS ASFAV Jeremy Morgan Amber Lees

424506 +44 (0)7812 601098 424571

Chinese Paintings Freya Yuan-Richards Amber Lees

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Japanese Art Alex Aguilar Doméracki 

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20th Century Design Michael Jeffery Zoe Smith

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English & European Ceramics & Glass Clare Durham

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Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks Mark Yuan-Richards  Jim Gale Suzy Becsy

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Paintings Victor Fauvelle Jo Butler Madeleine White

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Front Cover: Lot 886 Back Cover: Lot 1015

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Asian Art ii 亞洲藝術品 II, Japanese Art Wednesday 14th November 2018 at 10.00am Viewing in London (Highlights) 17 Clifford Street 2nd Floor W1S 3RQ Saturday 3rd November Sunday 4th November Monday 5th November Tuesday 6th November

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Viewing in Salisbury Saturday 10th November Monday 12th November Tuesday 13th November Wednesday 14th November

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Asian Art ii Lots 400-824

Japanese Art Lots 825-1140

CHINESE ART 中國藝術品

JAPANESE ART 日本藝術品

John Axford +44 (0)1722 424506 jea@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

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Telephone Bidding Requests for telephone bidding cannot be accepted after 12 noon BST on Monday 12th November.

CHINESE PAINTINGS 中國字畫及油畫

Online bidders for lots 400-824 will be required to pay a deposit of £5,000. This deposit will allow the online bidder to bid up to a maximum of £50,000 in total at this auction. For lots 825-1140, no deposit is required.

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Lot 496 detail


SPECIAL ASIAN ART NOTICES Restricted Bidding If you wish to bid at this auction you will need to register and provide proof of identity and of your address and provide photographic ID. You may be asked to pay a deposit of £5,000. Any deposit must be paid by debit card or bank transfer. Woolley and Wallis must have cleared funds no later than 12 noon GMT on Monday 12th November. If you are not successful you will be refunded (without interest) within seven working days. ONLINE BIDDERS FOR LOTS 400-824 WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY A DEPOSIT OF £5,000. THIS DEPOSIT WILL ALLOW THE ONLINE BIDDER TO BID UP TO A MAXIMUM OF £50,000 IN TOTAL AT THIS AUCTION. FOR LOTS 825-1140, NO DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED. 網絡競投需向本公司支付£5000押金,網上競投總金額的限額為£50,000。 特別提示: 競拍者須憑本人護照領取競投號牌,并預交保證金£5000。 請務必妥善保管自己的競投號牌,不得將自己的競投號借於他人使用。 若他人使用其號牌競投相應拍品,競買者需承擔全部法律責任。 注:註冊拍賣截止時間為11月12日中午12點整。

Bank Transfers should be sent to: Lloyds Bank plc, Blue Boar Row, Salisbury SP1 1DB Account no. 00957707 Sort code 30-97-41 IBAN no. GB20LOYD30974100957707 BIC code LOYDGB21063 Telephone Bidding Requests for telephone bidding cannot be accepted after 12 noon GMT on Monday 12th November. Condition of lots Please note that the condition of lots is not stated in the catalogue descriptions. Reports on condition may be available on request. The absence of condition reports in the catalogue does not imply that the lot is free from imperfections or faults. 品相報告 競買人應於拍賣之前的預展中視察拍品。純為方便買家威立士可以在拍賣開始前提供品相報 告,但未記載的品相報告並不代表其品相完美,如果您有需要請聯繫我們咨訊相關信息。

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Asian Art ii at 10.00am Lots 400-498 to be sold on behalf of a Hong Kong private collection

400 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CUP AND COVER LATE QING DYNASTY

401 A CHINESE CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC INCENSE BURNER 18TH/19TH CENTURY

The body finely incised with cartouches containing flowers and foliage, the handles and knop carved as scaly dragons, the base with a four character Qianlong mark, all raised on a wood stand, 11cm. (3)

The compressed circular body with two dragon-head handles carved with taotie masks and studs, the stone with minor white and russet inclusions, all raised on three short feet, 16cm.

£1,000-2,000

£2,000-3,000

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 338.

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, acquired by an American diplomat during the late 19th century, exhibited at the East Coast Institution with a loan no.212-43-2 to the underside, later purchased from Freeman’s Philadelphia, 16th September 2008, lot 49.

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402 A CHINESE BEIJING RUBY-GLASS BOWL QIANLONG 1736-95 The flared body carved with four figures in a continuous landscape with pagodas, pine and willow trees, rockwork and mountains, all raised on a circular foot, 18.6cm.

£1,200-1,800 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 174.

403 A CHINESE BEIJING RUBY-GLASS BOWL 18TH CENTURY Carved in relief with a single standing water bird amidst lotus growing from rippling water, 15.6cm.

£1,800-2,500 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 174. Cf. H Garner, The Arts of the Ch’ing Dynasty, no.321, pl.105, for a similar example.

404 A CHINESE BEIJING OVERLAID GLASS BRUSH WASHER 18TH/19TH CENTURY Decorated with green, red, blue and pale celadon, lotus sprays, flowers and butterflies against a milky ground, with a circular Shakris collection label to the base, 10.5cm.

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 22nd May 2007, lot 159.

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406 405 A PAIR OF CHINESE BAMBOO VASES LATE QING DYNASTY Carved with scholars appreciating scrolls and relaxing in pavilions in a bamboo and pine grove, 32.5cm. (2)

£150-250 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 126.

406 A CHINESE BAMBOO ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD VESSEL QING DYNASTY The flared body supported on three lappet-shaped legs, all carved with taotie masks in shallow relief, with an animal head-shaped handle, the base with a four character Qianlong mark, together with a wood stand, 8.8cm. (2)

£1,000-2,000

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Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, previously in an American private collection, Pittsburgh, later the Alice Boney Collection, purchased from Freeman’s Philadelphia, 16th September 2008, lot 151.

407 A CHINESE ROOTWOOD BITONG 19TH/20TH CENTURY Carved from a gnarled hollowed trunk with holes to the sides, the rim and base mounted with hardwood, 18.5cm.

£600-1,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 22nd May 2007, lot 255.

408 A CHINESE HARDWOOD BITONG MODERN The cylindrical slightly flared body carved with figures enjoying a picnic in a garden, with a rounded rim and foot, 15cm.

£100-200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Gorringe’s on 13th-15th June 2006, lot 730.

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409 409 A SET OF FIVE CHINESE SOAPSTONE AND BOXWOOD PLAQUES LATE QING DYNASTY Each decorated with applied figures in interiors and landscapes in stained and gilt soapstone, illustrating scenes from The Romance of the Western Chamber, framed and glazed, 25cm x 19cm. (5)

£1,200-1,800 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London.

410 A CHINESE BAMBOO BITONG QING DYNASTY The cylindrical reticulated body carved with an Immortal seated beneath a pine tree, holding a baton, the reverse with four lines of shou characters in seal script, 12.8cm.

£600-1,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London, 8th September 2008.

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411 A CHINESE BAMBOO BITONG 19TH/20TH CENTURY The cylindrical body carved in shallow relief with scholars and their assistants in a rocky landscape enjoying a game of go and practising calligraphy, 18cm.

£100-200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London, 8th July 2008.

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412 A CHINESE GLAZED POTTERY MODEL OF A TWO STOREY WATCHTOWER HAN DYNASTY With a sloping roof with a bird surmount and figures of four archers on the first storey, surrounded by a fenced moat filled with turtles, and all decorated with a green lead glaze over a red biscuit body, possibly produced by Henan or Shaanxi kilns, 51cm. (2)

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from R McPherson.

413 A LARGE CHINESE POTTERY VASE HAN DYNASTY With moulded ring handles and decorated with a degraded green lead glaze, 45cm.

£100-200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 638.

414 A CHINESE YAOZHOU-TYPE CELADON MEIPING PROBABLY QING DYNASTY The ovoid body incised with stylised lotus flowerheads and scrolling foliage, with a band of stiff leaves encircling the foot, 26.5cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection.

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415 A CHINESE POTTERY MODEL OF A DANCER TANG DYNASTY Standing, wearing a long robe with elongated sleeves, her hair piled in two buns, her right arm raised in a graceful dancing pose, with traces of earth pigments, 25cm.

£300-500 Together with a copy of Thermoluminescence Analysis Report, sample no.C207F61, dated 11th October 2007. Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 635.

416 A CHINESE GLAZED POTTERY MODEL OF A HORSE TANG DYNASTY Standing, with its head slightly turned, mounted with a saddle to its back, decorated with a chestnut and cream-coloured glaze, all raised on a rectangular base, 30cm.

£1,000-2,000 Together with a copy of Thermoluminescence Analysis Report, sample no.C107n37, dated 22nd May 2007.

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Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 23rd July 2008.

417 A CHINESE SANCAI WATERPOT TANG DYNASTY With a compressed circular body and spout decorated with a spotted sancai glaze stopping short of the foot, 9cm.

£80-120 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 14th February 2007, lot 298.

418 A CHINESE JIZHOU BOWL SONG DYNASTY OR LATER The conical body decorated with a dark glaze with warm brown irregular splashes stopping short of the foot, 16cm.

£80-120 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 14th February 2007, lot 299.

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419 A LARGE CHINESE WOOD RUYI SCEPTRE LATE QING DYNASTY

423 A CHINESE BAMBOO WRIST REST QING DYNASTY OR LATER

Carved throughout with chilong and bats amongst entwined stems of lingzhi and a large ginseng root with emerging flowers, 80cm.

Carved with a scholar standing beneath a pine tree, with a four character signature, 28cm.

£1,200-1,800

£80-120

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London.

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 14th February 2007, lot 370.

420 A CHINESE BOX WOOD CARVING OF AN IMMORTAL QING DYNASTY

424 A CHINESE HARDWOOD INCENSE STICK HOLDER LATE QING DYNASTY

Standing, wearing long robes, smiling, with his hair piled in a bun, clasping a ruyi sceptre with the head carved with an endless knot, 18cm.

Carved as a tree trunk with side branches and a cylindrical aperture to the top, 14.3cm.

£300-500

£400-600

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London.

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Freeman’s Philadelphia, on 16th September 2008, lot 129.

421 A CHINESE BRONZE VASE YUAN/MING DYNASTY

425 A CHINESE MOTTLED GREY JADE BATON QING DYNASTY OR LATER

The pear-shaped body with a waisted neck decorated with a band of scrolls, flanked with two dragon-head handles with loose rings, the flared foot with a band of stylised waves, 34.3cm, 5kg.

The cylindrical body finely incised with a scaly dragon chasing a flaming pearl of wisdom amidst scrolling clouds, the carving picked out in gilt, with two plain green jade ends, 21.7cm.

£400-600

£80-120

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London.

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 7th May 2008, lot 569.

Cf. R Kerr, Later Chinese Bronzes, pp.46-49 for a comparable example.

422 A CHINESE BOX WOOD CARVING OF A CARP A QING DYNASTY OR LATER Leaping from rolling waves through lotus leaves, 20.5cm.

£300-500 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 22nd August 2008.

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426 A SMALL CHINESE WUCAI VASE 17TH CENTURY The ovoid body painted in iron-red, aubergine and yellow enamels with prunus on a green cracked-ice ground, together with a reticulated wood cover, 12cm. (2)

£600-1,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 512.

427 A SMALL CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE BOTTLE VASE KANGXI 1662-1722 The body with a tall flared neck, encircled by a chilong with a bifurcated tail, all raised on a short circular foot, 12cm.

£1,200-1,800 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, from the Bindley Collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 541.

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Cf. G Lang, The Wrestling Boys: An Exhibition of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics from the 16th to the 18th Century in the collection of Burghley House, p.88, no.227 for a similar vase in Burghley House, Stamford, inventory of 1688. Also see J Ayers, The Koger Collection, no.148. A similar vase was inventoried in the Dresden collection of Augustus the Strong before 1726.

428 A PAIR OF JAPANESE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS LATE 19TH CENTURY Each with a short cylindrical neck painted in enamels and gilt with lotus petal-shaped panels with stylised flower sprays and scrolling foliage, together with reticulated wood stands, 33cm. (6)

£150-250 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Gorringe’s on 13th-15th June 2006, lot 590.

429 A CHINESE SU-SANCAI INCENSE STICK HOLDER KANGXI 1662-1722 With a plain cylindrical body decorated with green, yellow and brown over a biscuit body, a circular paper label for John Sparks to the base, 9.3cm.

£200-300

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Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Mrs Marina Rainey, January 2008.

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430 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE JAR WANLI 1573-1620 The ovoid body with a short neck painted with figures in a landscape near a pavilion, a band of flower panels on a scale ground to the shoulder, the underside with a hare mark, 11cm.

£700-900 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 21st June 2006, lot 588.

431 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE KRAAK PORCELAIN WINE POT AND COVER WANLI 1573-1620 The ovoid lobed body painted with panels containing chrysanthemum, the spout and handle with fire wisps and scrolls, 18.5cm. (2)

£600-800 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 22nd May 2007, lot 824. Cf. M Rinaldi, Kraak Porcelain, pp.182-184 for similar examples.

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432 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE TEA BOWL KANGXI 1662-1722 The gently flared body painted with insects and sprays of flowers sprouting from rockwork, 8.3cm.

£100-200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, from the collection of E G Kostolany (d.1966).

433 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE AND CAFE-AU-LAIT GROUND SAUCER KANGXI 1662-1722 Painted to the interior with fish and crustacea, a chevron band to the rim, the reverse with various blossoms, the base with a circular paper label for the E G Kostolany Collection, 11.9cm.

£80-120 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, from the collection of E G Kostolany (d.1966).

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435 434 A CHINESE AGATE BOWL QING DYNASTY OR LATER The oval body carved with a dragon mask handle and a loose ring, together with a wood stand carved with lotus, 23.5cm. (2)

£800-1,200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Mrs Marina Rainey, January 2008.

435 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE BOULDER QING DYNASTY OR LATER Carved in high relief with two Immortals standing by a cliff face, overlooking a river and surrounded by pagodas, pine trees and rockwork, the reverse with a sage seated on an outcrop fanning the smoke of his hearth, an attendant climbs up some steps towards him, raised on a reticulated wood stand, 16cm. (2)

£1,500-2,500

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Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 287.

436 A CHINESE WHITE JADE RETICULATED PLAQUE QING DYNASTY The peach-shaped body carved with a qilin amongst flowerheads and foliage, 6cm.

£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Lawrence’s on 6th July 2007, lot 828.

437 A CHINESE WHITE JADE CARVING OF PEACHES AND MONKEYS 20TH CENTURY Depicting two large and three small peaches issuing from a branch, with two monkeys climbing the larger fruits, the surface highly polished, together with a wood stand, 13cm. (2)

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 22nd May 2007, lot 316.

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438 438 A PAIR OF CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE AND HARDWOOD TABLE SCREENS QING DYNASTY Each carved with figures of Immortals in mountainous landscapes with pavilions and pine trees, the reverse sides with imperial poems within key fret borders picked out with gilt, all mounted in reticulated hardwood frames, 37.5cm. (4)

£3,500-4,500 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Freeman’s Philadelphia, 16th September 2008, lot 70.

439 A CHINESE WHITE JADE CARVING PROBABLY LATE QING DYNASTY Finely carved as two fish amidst swirling waves entwined with aquatic plants and a frog perched on a leaf by a blossoming lotus flower, the stone with minor russet inclusions, all raised on a wood stand, 14cm. (2)

£800-1,200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 319.

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440 A CHINESE CELADON JADE ‘LOTUS’ BRUSH WASHER LATE QING DYNASTY Carved as a rolled lotus leaf with a seed pod issuing from thick stems, with a small three-legged toad perched at its edge, 15.5cm.

£100-200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 196.

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441 A CHINESE BRONZE HU AND COVER 16TH/17TH CENTURY

442 A CHINESE BRONZE LION DOG INCENSE BURNER LATE MING DYNASTY

Cast in two parts, the upper section detachable, the pear-shaped body with two dragon mask handles, decorated with archaistic scrolling patterns, with bands of lappets to the rims and four lines of seal script to the underside, 38cm, 7kg. (2)

Seated on his haunches, the hinged head turned to the side, bearing his fangs, his ears in an alert expression, the back with curls of fur and with an upswept tail, mounted on a hardwood stand, 42cm, 9kg. (2)

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London, on 22nd August 2008.

443 A CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER AND COVER 17TH/18TH CENTURY The cover formed as Laozi seated on a water buffalo, holding a hexagonal plaque with trigrams and a yin-yang symbol, 23cm, 2.4kg. (2)

£600-1,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 3rd June 2008.

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Bigwoods on 25th January 2008, lot 355.

444 A CHINESE ARCHAISTIC ‘SHI SOU’ SILVER INLAID BRONZE INCENSE BURNER PROBABLY 17TH CENTURY The compressed circular body with two C-shaped handles inlaid with silver wire decoration of taotie masks, raised on a slightly flared foot, with a two character mark to the underside, 16.5cm, 732g.

£500-800 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 3rd June 2008.

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445 A CHINESE LAQUE BURGAUTE FOUR TIER HEXAGONAL BOX 17TH/18TH CENTURY

446 A CHINESE BRONZE LION DOG LATE MING DYNASTY

The foliate body decorated with black lacquer and finely inlaid with mother of pearl with figures in a garden by a pavilion and a weeping willow to the cover enclosed within a diaper border, the sides with quatrefoil panels containing figures, birds and other animals against a cash-ground, the foot with a band of lappets, a seal mark inlaid to the underside, 23cm. (5)

Seated on his haunches, his head turned to sinister, the left paw resting on a brocade ball, all raised on a wood stand, 17cm, 3.6kg. (2)

£1,200-1,800

£180-240 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 22nd May 2007, lot 71.

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, previously in an American private collection, Pittsburgh, purchased from Freeman’s Philadelphia, 16th September 2008, lot 221.

447 A CHINESE BRONZE ARCHAISTIC INCENSE BURNER AND COVER 17TH CENTURY

448 A CHINESE BRONZED-COPPER TIBETAN-STYLE EWER AND COVER LATE QING DYNASTY

The compressed circular body decorated with stylised birds and taotie masks on a diaper ground, with two chilong-shaped handles, the domed cover with a pierced decoration of feathery leaves and a lion dog finial, all raised on three mask-headed legs, a four character Xuande mark to the underside, 36cm, 6kg. (2)

The pear-shaped body cast with a ruyi-head shaped panel with clouds and bats around a central shou character, the spout and handle with dragon heads, the foot and the rim of the domed cover with a ruyi-head band, 34cm, 1.1kg. (2)

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Duke’s on 26th July 2007, lot 435.

£600-1,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 3rd May 2007.

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449 A NEAR PAIR OF CHINESE ARCHAISTIC TURQUOISE GLAZED HU-SHAPED VASES PROBABLY KANGXI Each with a pear-shaped body with elephant head handles with gilt bronze rings, moulded with flowerheads and scrolling foliage below a band of ruyi-heads and lappets, the short flared feet with bands of waves, raised on reticulated ormolu stands, 34cm. (4)

£3,000-5,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Mrs Marina Rainey, January 2008.

451 A PAIR OF SMALL CHINESE CLAIR-DE-LUNE JARDINIERES AND STANDS 19TH CENTURY Of butterfly form, enamelled with chilong and blossoming prunus branches,14.5cm. (4)

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 349.

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450 A CHINESE CELADON GUAN AND COVER PROBABLY LATE MING DYNASTY The body incised with vertical fluting, the domed cover mirroring the design, all decorated with an even celadon glaze, 16cm. (2)

£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 461. Cf. Hayashiya & Trubner, Chinese Ceramics from Japanese Collections, fig.2 for a similar example.

452 A LARGE CHINESE TEADUST GLAZED BOWL QING DYNASTY The thickly potted shallow body with a raised rim, all decorated with an even green glaze and raised on a circular foot, 34cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 7th May 2008, lot 447.

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453 A CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE SHALLOW BOWL 17TH CENTURY

454 A LARGE CHINESE LONGQUAN CELADON BOWL MING DYNASTY

The shallow body with an everted rim, the interior finely incised with a peony spray and six leaves, 15cm.

Incised to the centre with a roundel containing a lotus spray, the rim with a scrolling floral border, 42cm.

£500-800

£1,200-1,800

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, from the Bindley Collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 534.

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 4th December 2006.

Cf. P J Donnelly, Blanc De Chine, no.37A for a similar bowl.

455 A CHINESE YIXING WINE POT AND COVER LATE QING DYNASTY/20TH CENTURY

456 A CHINESE CELADON TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER YUAN/MING DYNASTY

Formed as a gnarled tree trunk, the sides with two characters and a seal, a sixteen character inscription to the base, 17cm. (2)

The compressed circular body with a waisted neck and two fish-shaped handles applied to the rim, the legs moulded with animal masks, 14cm.

£80-120

£1,200-1,800

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 20th June 2007, lot 357.

Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 629. Cf. M Medley, Celadon Wares from the Sir Percival David Foundation, pl.IX, no.9 for a related example.

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457 A CHINESE YELLOW-GROUND QUATREFOIL JARDINIERE SIX CHARACTER DAOGUANG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1821-50 Painted with chilong amidst stylised flowerheads and scrolling foliage and a band of key fret to the foot, the interior turquoise, 20cm.

£300-500 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Cheffins on 26th April 2006, lot 189.

458 A CHINESE CORAL-GROUND BOWL SIX CHARACTER QIANLONG MARK AND PROBABLY LATE IN THE PERIOD Painted with four landscape roundels on a coral ground with stylised gilt lotus, all raised on a short foot, 18.7cm.

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£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 444.

459 A CHINESE QINGBAI MOULDED DISH SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY Moulded with a roundel containing lotus to the centre, surrounded by two phoenix and flowerheads, all within a key fret border and decorated with a pale celadon glaze,18cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from R McPherson on 22nd March 2007.

460 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE LIME GREEN-GROUND BOWL SIX CHARACTER QIANLONG MARK AND PROBABLY LATE IN THE PERIOD Decorated with blossoming branches on a green sgraffito ground of scrolling foliage, 17.8cm.

£200-300

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Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 22nd May 2007, lot 627.

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461 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE MILLEFLEURS TEAPOT AND COVER SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARK AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD Painted in enamels and gilt with various blossoms against a gilt-ground, the knop with a single blossom, 21cm. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 389.

462 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE TEAPOT AND COVER SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARK AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD The ovoid body painted with figures in a garden beneath trees, the cover with four characters, 16cm. (2)

£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 389.

463 A CHINESE YIXING TEAPOT AND COVER QING DYNASTY With a compressed polished ovoid body, the base with three lines of calligraphy, signed Yigong Zhi, 14cm. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 22nd May 2007, lot 748.

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464 A CHINESE GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE INCENSE BURNER QING DYNASTY The U-shaped body with two lion-head handles, all raised on a short tapered foot, the gold-splashed decoration includes the characters da Ming, the base with a roundel of two dragons and a six character Xuande mark, 20.3cm, 1.8kg.

£600-1,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, formerly the collection of Sir William Aykroyd Bt M C, Buckland Newton Place, Dorset, Duke’s 11th December 2007, lot 131.

465 A CHINESE BRONZE BOWL PROBABLY LATE QING DYNASTY The plain U-shaped body with a mottled green patina, a six character Jingtai mark to the base, 9.5cm, 93g.

£80-120

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Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 14th February 2007, lot 373.

466 A CHINESE BRONZE DING AND COVER PROBABLY WARRING STATES PERIOD The compressed circular body and domed cover cast with concentric bands of scrolling patterns, the cover with three ring handles decorated with a chevron pattern, all raised on three short feet, 24cm, 1.7kg. (2)

£800-1,200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 8th July 2008.

467 A CHINESE GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE MINIATURE VASE 17TH/18TH CENTURY The elongated pear-shaped body decorated with irregular gold markings, all raised on a straight circular foot, 11cm, 160g.

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 38.

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468 A CHINESE CELADON TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER MING DYNASTY The cylindrical body incised with geometric designs enclosing scrolling clouds, with a band of waves to the rim, all raised on three short feet, together with a wood stand and a reticulated cover mounted with a white jade plaque, 39.5cm. (3)

£3,000-4,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, previously in the Everit Macy collection, purchased from Freeman’s Philadelphia, 16th September 2008, lot 485.

469 A CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER 17TH CENTURY The compressed circular body with loop handles and a short flared foot, the base with a six character Xuande mark, 29cm, 5.5kg.

£1,200-1,800 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 8th July 2008.

470 A CHINESE BRONZE RECTANGULAR INCENSE BURNER MING/QING DYNASTY The plain rectangular-section body with two angular handles raised on four bracket feet, a six character Xuande mark to the base, together with a later hardwood cover, 11.5cm, 380g. (2)

£800-1,200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London.

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471 471 TWENTY-FOUR CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE TEA BOWLS AND SAUCERS FROM THE CA MAU SHIPWRECK C.1725 Each piece painted with peony and chrysanthemum blossoms on a fenced terrace and insects in flight, with bands of chevrons to the rims, 11.5cm. (48)

£150-250 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased Sotheby’s Amsterdam, 20th-31st January, 2007, lot 1189.

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472 A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISH KANGXI 1662-1722 Painted with stylised lotus flowerheads and scrolling leaves encircled by a border of further flowers to the cavetto, the rim with a band of breaking waves, the reverse with a similar design, 37cm.

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 632.

473 A CHINESE DING-TYPE SHALLOW BOWL SONG DYNASTY OR LATER The flared body rising to a lobed rim decorated with a stylised lotus spray incised to the centre, raised on a short circular foot, 19.5cm.

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£80-120 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Duke’s on 1st June 2006, lot 457.

474 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘PEONY’ DISH QIANLONG 1736-95 Painted with scrolling peony within borders of scrolls and key fret, the reverse mirroring the design, unmarked, 34.2cm.

£800-1,200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 582.

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475 475 A RARE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE SQUARE BOX SECTION EARLY 18TH CENTURY Each side painted with figures in mountainous landscapes by the water’s edge, 14cm x 26cm.

£3,500-4,500 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased Sotheby’s Amsterdam, 29th-30th January, 2007.

476 A CHINESE QINGBAI-TYPE BOWL PROBABLY 20TH CENTURY The conical body rising to a flared rim decorated with sprays of feathery foliage incised to the centre, all decorated with a pale celadon glaze and raised on a short circular foot, 20cm.

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£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection.

477 TWO SMALL CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE JARS EARLY 18TH CENTURY Each with an ovoid body and a waisted neck, painted with figures in a watery landscape with trees and huts, 7.2cm. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased Sotheby’s Amsterdam, 29th-30th January, 2007, lot 275.

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478 A CHINESE MANDARIN PALETTE BOWL QIANLONG (1736-1795) The U-shaped body painted in famille rose enamels and gilt with panels of figures within rocaille borders on a Y-diaper ground, the interior mirroring the design, together with a wood stand, 28.5cm. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Tennants on 5th July 2007, lot 320.

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479 A CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE GU-SHAPED VASE 17TH CENTURY

480 A CHINESE MANDARIN PALETTE BALUSTER VASE LATE 18TH CENTURY

The plain body with a flared rim and foot, the central section between twin raised bands, 27cm.

The quatrefoil body moulded with panels painted with mothers and children reserved on a white shagreen ground with flowers and bats, 25cm.

£600-1,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 529. Cf. A similar piece sold in the Hatcher Collection Christie’s Amsterdam, lot 314, and another, found in the tomb of Wan Li is mentioned by Richard S Kilburn in ‘Transitional Wares and their Forerunners, p.217. Also see B Gyllensvard, The Worlds Great Collections, Oriental Ceramics vol.8, museum of Far East Antiquities, Stockholm, no.261 for a further example from the Carl Kempe Collection.

481 A CHINESE LONGQUAN CELADON VASE PROBABLY QING DYNASTY The ovoid body decorated with a wide incised band of stylised flowers and foliage between bands of stiff leaves, 29cm.

£250-350 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 459.

£100-200 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Cheffins on 26th April 2006, lot 149.

482 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PEAR-SHAPED VASE, YUHUCHUNPING SIX CHARACTER XIANFENG MARK AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD Painted with a fenced garden with plantain and bamboo near rockwork, between bands of lappets, foliate scrolls and ruyi-heads, 29cm.

£600-1,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Paul Beighton, 4th March 2007, lot 47.

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483 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASE KANGXI 1662-1722

484 A CHINESE QINGBAI EWER SONG DYNASTY

Painted with a continuous battle scene with equestrian warriors from the Peking opera Kong Cheng Ji, with a band of panels on diaper ground to the shoulder and bamboo sprays to the neck, 45.5cm.

The ovoid lobed body with a tall spout and a flared neck, with a paper label for the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition 19?? no.58, 20.5cm.

£3,500-4,500 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, from the Stirling Maxwell Collection, Pollok House, Glasgow, Lyon & Turnbull, 28th June 2006, lot 92. Cf. Kong Cheng Ji, Ruse of the Empty City is based on chapter 95 of the famous 15th century novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Badly outnumbered and besieged by the Wei forces, the strategist Zhuge Liang bluffed his enemy, tricking them into thinking that the walled city he was defending was in fact full of troops.

485 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASE AND COVER MID 17TH CENTURY Painted with two large panels containing flowers and two smaller panels, one with prunus, the other with a bird perched on a branch, the base unglazed, 28cm. (2)

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 647. Cf. C Sheaf and R Kilburn, The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes, p.51 for comparable examples.

£150-250 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 15th July 2006, lot 460.

486 A RARE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘RED CLIFF’ VASE SIX CHARACTER KANGXI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1662-1722 The square-section tapered body inscribed on two sides with the two ‘Odes to the Red Cliff’ by the Song dynasty poet Su Dongpo (1037-1096), the other two sides finely painted with scenes illustrating the poet making the trip to the famous site with his friends, the flared neck with sprays of bamboo, the base with a mark in a glazed recess, the neck a replacement, 55cm.

£1,500-2,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased Lyon & Turnbull, 26th September 2007, lot 81. Cf. A number of these ‘Red Cliff’ vases were produced in the Jingdezhen kilns around the 1690s and painted with images deriving from woodblock prints. See Transactions of the Oriental Ceramics Society, vol.49, Sir M Butler, Chinese Porcelain at the Beginning of Qing, pp.34-35, nos.38-40 for similar ‘Red Cliff’ vases.

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487 487 A CHINESE SILVER SCROLL CASE LATE QING DYNASTY The cylindrical reticulated body decorated with coiled dragons, scrolling clouds and decorative roundels, with acorn-shaped ends, together with a reticulated hardwood stand, 20cm, 543g. (3)

£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Freeman’s Philadelphia, 16th September 2008, lot 170.

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488 A CHINESE WHITE GLAZED LIBATION CUP 18TH/19TH CENTURY Decorated with applied chilong, one forming the handle, 7.8cm.

£350-450 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased at Toovey’s on 15th August 2007, lot 1002.

489 A LARGE CHINESE JUN YAO BOWL PROBABLY QING DYNASTY The deep U-shaped body decorated with a pale blue glaze with a single lavender splash to the interior, all raised on a circular slightly flared foot, 25.2cm.

£200-300

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Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection.

490 A LARGE CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE ‘EIGHT IMMORTALS’ GROUP 20TH CENTURY Each Immortal with their respective attributes, seated and standing on stylised foaming waves carrying lotus leaves, 37cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection.

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491 A CHINESE SOAPSTONE SEAL LATE QING DYNASTY The rectangular body with a lion dog surmount and a four character signature, the face with six seal script characters, 8.5cm.

£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 11th September 2008.

492 A CHINESE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The flattened ovoid body with one side finely carved with two goldfish, the reverse with a dragon amidst cloud scrolls, together with a jadeite stopper, 5cm.

£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, sold in these rooms on 21st May 2008, lot 157.

493 A CHINESE STONE HEAD OF BUDDHA TANG DYNASTY OR LATER

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Carved in grey stone, with elongated earlobes and the hair in tight curls, the eyes downcast and face with a serene expression, all raised on a modern stand, 12.5cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Gorringe’s 13th-15th June 2006, lot 727.

494 A CHINESE BEIJING OVERLAID GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH/20TH CENTURY The baluster-shaped body carved with layers of white cabbage leaves over a red ground, 7cm.

£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Dreweatt Neate on 20th June 2007, lot 441.

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496 495 A CHINESE CANTON ENAMEL FAMILLE ROSE TIBETAN-STYLE EWER QING DYNASTY The pear-shaped body painted with a tear-drop panel of angular scrolls against a bright turquoise ground with stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage, the spout and handle formed as the gilt bronze head and tail of a dragon, all raised on a flared foot with a band of lappets and scrolls, 27cm.

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 3rd May 2007.

496 A CHINESE REVERSE GLASS PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN 19TH CENTURY Depicting a young lady beside a fruiting pomegranate tree and blossoming shrubs, looking intently into a bronze mirror, contained in a hardwood frame with a key fret border, 48.5cm x 33.5cm.

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£400-600 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London, 23rd July 2008.

497 A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE BELT BUCKLE SECTION 18TH CENTURY Set with a circular carnelian-agate bead and an oval white jade panel in a gilt-bronze mount of scrolling leaves, 7cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Lawrence’s on 18th January 2007, lot 1012.

498 A PAIR OF CHINESE GILT-BRONZE FIGURES OF IMMORTALS PROBABLY LATE QING DYNASTY Each wearing long flowing robes with floral patterns and ornamental borders, one holding a peach in his right hand and a bamboo stem in his left hand, the other wearing an ornamental cap, 24cm, 2.9kg. (2)

£2,500-3,500 Provenance: a Hong Kong private collection, purchased from Nicholas Pitcher, London on 13th January 2008.

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Other Properties 499 A CHINESE BRONZE RECTANGULAR INCENSE BURNER QING DYNASTY Heavily cast with auspicious things amidst foliage within key fret borders, the base with a four character Xuande mark, together with a pair of small cloisonné incense burners and covers, 11.8cm and 11.5cm, 1.3kg and 626g. (5)

£300-500 500 A CHINESE CANTON ENAMEL TEA CANISTER 18TH CENTURY With a rectangular-section body finely painted with panels containing birds, flowers, insects and fruit, and with stylised flowerheads and foliage against a white ground, 10.2cm. (2)

£2,500-3,500

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501 A PAIR OF CHINESE CLOISONNE VASES 19TH CENTURY Each with an ovoid body decorated with colourful peonies and butterflies against a bright blue ground, the shoulders with bands of ruyi-heads and the neck with a band of stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage, 25.2cm. (2)

£600-800 502 A CHINESE CLOISONNE JARDINIERE 19TH CENTURY With a lobed hexagonal body, decorated with various blossoms against a turquoise ground with diaper patterns, and key fret in dark blue to the rim, 16.8cm.

£600-1,000

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503 A SILVER TEA SET LATE 19TH CENTURY

504 A CHINESE RECTANGULAR SILVER BOX 19TH CENTURY

Comprising: a teapot and cover, a milk jug and a sugar bowl, each with a square-section body, decorated with a blossoming prunus tree forming a roundel containing birds amongst blossoms, with handles formed as bamboo stems sprouting from rockwork, with four character seal marks to the sides and punch marks to the bases, 19.5cm, 920g. (4)

Decorated with a scaly dragon to the hinged cover, with a beast to each side, the interior lined with wood, the initials AA engraved to the cover, two punch marks to the underside, 19cm, 751g.

£800-1,200

£500-800

505 A CHINESE SILVER BOWL 20TH CENTURY

506 A LARGE SOUTHEAST ASIAN SILVER BOWL 19TH CENTURY

With a scaly dragon wrapped around the body, incised with the initials B D A and with a commemorative note in Chinese to the reverse, all raised on a slightly flared foot, a punch mark to the base, 13.6cm, 228g.

The drum-shaped body decorated with chased and repoussé stylised flowerheads and foliage, the flat base supported on four bulbous legs, 25cm, 710g.

£400-600

£200-300

Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from John Tan Yan, Grays in the Mews, London, on 4th April 1986. A copy of the original invoice is available.

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508 A CHINESE SILVER COCKTAIL SET 20TH CENTURY

Decorated with repoussé and chased panels of hunting scenes, an indistinct punch mark to the base, 18.5cm, 743g.

Comprising: a cocktail shaker, eight shot glasses and a tray, each piece decorated with a repoussé dragon chasing a pearl of wisdom containing a monogram S and punch marks to the bases, the tray engraved ‘Presented by the Staff Doddwell & Co Hong-Kong 8th May 1948.’, 29.8cm, 1.5kg. (12)

£800-1,200

£1,000-1,500

509 A CHINESE SILVER BRACELET 19TH CENTURY

510 FOUR CENTRAL ASIAN METAL BUDDHIST ITEMS 19TH CENTURY

Formed from six ingots connected by chain links, together with a handwritten note, 11cm, 212g.

Comprising: a Tibetan square box decorated with a four pointed vajra, a rectangular Bhutanese box with a flaming lotus and two deer to the cover, and two small figures of Buddha, 11.5cm. (5)

£200-300 The note is inscribed: ‘Silver bracelet, given by Sir Peter Lewesden (sic.) to Mrs Gordon of Newton in 1900. The silver was part of the indemnity ordered by the British government for the murder of Mr De Norman and Mr Bowlby on the 8th of October 1860…’

£200-300

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511 A CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER QING DYNASTY With a compressed circular body and a raised rim, all supported on a straight circular foot, with a four character Xuande mark to the base, 20cm, 2kg.

£500-1,000 512 A CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER AND COVER 17TH/18TH CENTURY

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The tapered body with two loop handles rising from the rim supported on three elephant head-shaped legs, the base with a six character Xuande mark, the reticulated cover with lotus flowerheads and scrolling foliage and with an elephant surmount carrying a basket on his back, 19cm, 956g. (2)

£200-300 513 A CHINESE BRONZE CYLINDRICAL INCENSE BURNER QING DYNASTY In the Han dynasty style, cast with simple bands around the body supported on three short feet, with a six character Xuande mark to the base, 12.2cm, 490g.

£200-300 514 FOUR CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNERS 17TH/18TH CENTURY

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Two with animal head handles raised on circular feet and two with three short feet, one with loop handles, each with a mark to the underside, 14.5cm max, 608g, 340g, 770g, 1kg. (4)

£800-1,200 515 TWO LARGE CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNERS DATED 1837 AND 1908 Each with bombé-shaped body, the larger with phoenix-head handles and a band of archaistic decoration with birds and taotie masks, with a four character date mark reading Daoguang Ding You, the smaller with mask-shaped handles and a date mark reading Xuantong Yuan Nian, 39cm and 30cm, 10kg and 11kg. (2)

£1,000-2,000

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516 A LARGE CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER 19TH CENTURY The compressed circular body with two loop handles rising from the rim, with a six character Xuande mark to the base, together with a wood stand carved as a stylised lotus leaf and supported on three legs, 34.5cm, 8kg. (2)

£700-900 517 A CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER AND STAND QING DYNASTY With a compressed circular body and a slightly flared rim with two handles, all supported on three tapered legs, a four character Xuande seal mark to the underside, together with a bronze tripod stand cast as a stylised lotus leaf, 20.5cm, 4.3kg. (2)

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£300-500 518 A CHINESE GILT-COPPER INCENSE BURNER QING DYNASTY The compressed ovoid body decorated with three dragons and a phoenix, with a waisted neck and a stylised floral band to the rim, supported on three tapered legs, together with a wood stand, 13cm, 589g. (2)

£200-300 519 A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER AND COVER LATE QING DYNASTY

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The compressed circular body decorated with a panel of deer and bats amongst trees to one side and cranes to the other and with two lion-head handles to the sides, all supported on three tall legs, the cover with reticulated leaf decoration and surmounted by a lion dog, 26cm, 3.8kg. (2)

£500-1,000 520 A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER QING DYNASTY With a compressed circular body cast with six spiralling roundels, with a recessed rim and two loop handles rising from the shoulder, all supported on three tall legs capped with masks, 19.5cm, 2kg.

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent.

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521 A TIBETAN BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN 14TH CENTURY Seated with her legs crossed in dhyanasana on a double lotus throne, with celestial ribbons to her shoulders, wearing intricate jewellery inlaid with turquoise beads, her hair arranged in a tall chignon, 9.5cm, 230g.

£500-800

526 A CHINESE MINIATURE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE INCENSE BURNER MING/QING DYNASTY The rectangular-section body with a band of archaistic geometric patterns and four flanges to the corners, with two handles rising from a broad rim, with a later wood cover, together with a parcel-gilt tripod incense burner with two animal mask handles, 7.4cm and 14cm, 118g and 449g. (3)

522 A SMALL GILT AND LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST ACOLYTE LATE MING DYNASTY

Provenance: formerly the collection of Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Dingwall, DSO (1869-1946).

Standing on a lotus base with his hands clasped in a gesture of prayer, with celestial ribbons around his arms and shoulders, 11.7cm, 429g.

527 A BURMESE BRONZE HEAD OF BUDDHA 15TH CENTURY

£150-250

His face with downcast eyes and a serene expression, his hair in tight curls, all raised on a modern metal stand, 14.5cm.

523 AN INDIAN COPPER FIGURE OF THE BABY KRISHNA 16TH CENTURY Cast as a kneeling baby adorned with elaborate jewellery and holding butter balls, 7.5cm, 321g.

£500-800

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£200-300 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from House of Decor Co. Ltd, Bangkok on 28th February 1975. A copy of the original invoice is available.

Cf. H W Woodward, P Pal, Desire and Devotion, Art from India, Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection, p.85 for a similar but 17th century example.

528 A CHINESE BRONZE YIXING-STYLE TEAPOT AND COVER 20TH CENTURY

524 A CHINESE BRONZE LION DOG INCENSE BURNER 17TH CENTURY

Moulded as a six-lobed pumpkin, with a leaf forming the spout, the handle and knop shaped as a stem with leaves and tendrils, a four character seal mark to the side, 12cm, 388g. (2)

With his left paw on a brocade ball entangled in a ribbon, his hinged head turned to the side and bearing his fangs, together with a Japanese tripod incense burner and cover with a qilin finial, 38.5cm. (3)

£300-500 Provenance: a private English collection, purchased from Sotheby’s, 21st July 1969, lot 79.

525 A TIBETAN KAPALA AND GHANTA 19TH CENTURY The cast copper kapala (skull cup) with a silver lid decorated with stylised waves and foliage and with a vajra finial. The ritual ghanta (bell) cast in white metal and brass. The main body of the bell cast with images of Kirtimukha bordered above by vajras and lotus petals and below by a circle of vajras, 18.2cm. (3)

£100-200 529 A CHINESE BRONZE PEAR-SHAPED VASE YUAN/EARLY MING DYNASTY With a waisted neck decorated with a band of taotie masks and with two dragon head-shaped handles and a flared rim, 26.7cm, 2.1kg.

£250-350 Provenance: from the estate of Anthony Wingate. Cf. R Kerr, Later Chinese Bronzes, pp.46-49 for a comparable example.

£500-800 Provenance: from a European private collection acquired in the early 1990s.

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530 A TIBETAN GILT-COPPER FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY

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Seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base with his right hand in bhumisparsha mudra and his left in dhyana mudra, dressed in monk’s robes partially draped over his right shoulder, the base sealed with a four-pointed vajra, 15.5cm, 1.2kg.

Standing, wearing long flowing robes with a high chignon covered with a veil, raised on a plinth with lotus blossoms and cash symbols, 32.5cm.

£1,000-1,500 531 A TIBETAN CARVED, PAINTED AND GILT-WOOD SHRINE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI 19TH CENTURY The gilded image of Buddha Shakyamuni carved in high relief and set within a niche, the Buddha wears a maroon tunic and sits on a fine lion throne with an ornate throne back, above him is the sun and the moon and around him are chrysanthemums and peaches which symbolise longevity, 20cm.

£800-1,200 532 A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A GREEN TARA 18TH CENTURY Seated in lalitasana with one foot resting on a lotus flower, wearing an elaborate headdress and jewellery, her hair cold painted in vivid blue, with celestial ribbons to her shoulders, raised on a double lotus throne, 14.2cm, 642g.

£1,000-1,500 533 A CHINESE BRONZE FIGURE OF A BOY MING DYNASTY Standing, with his torso turned to the side with both arms up, holding a vase, mounted on a modern perspex stand, 22.5cm, 3kg.

£600-1,000

£200-400 536 A CHINESE GILT AND LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN LATE MING DYNASTY/17TH CENTURY Seated in dhyanasana, wearing draped robes, a shawl covering her high chignon, her eyes downcast in a serene expression, 30.7cm, 3.7kg.

£1,000-1,500 Provenance: formerly a French private collection.

537 A CHINESE BRONZE FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA QING DYNASTY Seated in dhyanasana, meditating, her eyes downcast, wearing flowing robes, an elaborate necklace and a tall tiara, with celestial ribbons to her arms and two blossoms to her shoulder, raised on a double lotus throne, 20cm, 720g.

£200-300 538 A TIBETAN BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSRI PROBABLY QING DYNASTY Seated in dhyanasana wearing elaborate jewellery and a tall headdress over a tall chignon, with a floral spray and celestial ribbons to his shoulders, wielding a sword with his right hand, all raised on a double lotus throne, 16cm.

£500-700 Provenance: purchased at Calarte- Lima, Peru 21st-29th August 1980, lot 71.

534 A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FINIAL OF A BUDDHA 14TH/15TH CENTURY Seated, meditating on a lotus throne holding a medicine jar in his hands, with a mandala and lotus flowerheads and foliage behind him, together with a small silver figure of a Buddha, 12cm and 6cm, 515g. (2)

£500-800

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539 A TIBETAN CARVED WOOD MANUSCRIPT COVER 18TH CENTURY Decorated with the Astamangala (the Eight Auspicious Symbols), arranged in pairs within lotus scrolls which flank a large image of a bumpa (treasure vase). The Auspicious Symbols comprise: two golden fish, an eternal knot, a parasol, a conch shell, a lotus flower, a banner of victory, a chakra (wheel) and a bumpa, 23cm x 69cm.

£500-800 Provenance: a London collection acquired in 2001. The bumpa at the centre of the composition may suggest that this manuscript cover was made for a book connected with Amitayus, the Buddha of Longevity, as the bumpa symbolises an endless reign of long life, wealth and prosperity.

540 A TIBETAN BRASS AND COPPER DUOMU AND A MILK TEA TEAPOT 19TH CENTURY Each vessel decorated with Eight Buddhist Symbols, stylised foliage, animal masks and four pointed vajras, the ovoid ewer with a dragon-shaped handle and elephant-shaped spout, the cover surmounted by a lotus bud, 41cm. (2)

£200-300 Cf. C Ho and B Bronson, Splendors of China’s Forbidden City, The Glorious Reign of Emperor Qianlong, pp.195-196, no.238 for a silver milk tea teapot from the Qianlong period in the Palace Museum Collection.

541 THREE SMALL INDIAN BRONZE FIGURES 19TH CENTURY Comprising: a seated image of Ganesh, a standing bodhisattva and another multi-armed deity with an infant seated on her lap, 12cm, 319g, 327g and 460g. (3)

£100-200

542 A PAIR OF CHINESE BRONZE VASES 19TH CENTURY Each cast with dragons against a wave ground rising to a square-section neck with further dragons on a diaper ground, with two dragon head handles, six character Xuande marks to the bases, 33.2cm, 6.9kg. (2)

£200-300

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543 FIFTEEN NORTHERN NEPALESE CARVED WOOD PHURBUS 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Each carved with geometric motifs and endless knots, and with stylised faces to the handles, some with animal finials, 33cm max. (15)

£350-450 Provenance: a London collection from 1968.

544 TWO CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNERS QING DYNASTY The larger with a bombé-shaped body with two handles, the smaller plain, raised on three short legs, the former cast with a Xuande mark, the latter signed Qin Shu Lü, together with a bronze figure of Budai He Shang. (3)

£400-600

545 A PAIR OF CHINESE BRONZE CIRCULAR BOXES AND COVERS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Each moulded with peonies and foliage in relief, with geometric bands to the rims and the circular feet, the covers with peach-shaped knops, 15.9cm. (4)

£500-600

546 A COLLECTION OF TIBETAN ITEMS 15TH CENTURY AND LATER Comprising: a brass alloy stupa, a small purse, a leather forearm guard and a set of cutlery in a scabbard, 30cm, 1.7kg. (7)

£500-800 Cf. Prof Dr Walter Rauning, The Catalogue of a Tibetan Artifacts Exhibition, State Museum of Ethnology, Munich 1994, pp.182-183 for a similar set of cutlery. See also D J LaRocca, Warriors of the Himalayas, Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet, p.127, no.37 for a similar example of an arm guard.

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547 A CHINESE BRONZE ARCHAISTIC HU-SHAPED VASE QING DYNASTY The neck with four loose ring handles and two zoomorphic ring handles to the shoulder, with four bands around the body decorated with a dense diaper pattern, all raised on a slightly flared foot, a twin fish mark to the base, together with a wood stand, 30.3cm, 3.8kg. (2)

£800-1,200 Provenance: a Monégasque private collection.

548 A CHINESE BRONZE FIGURE OF WEN CHANG XING 17TH CENTURY The God of Literature seated on a chair with a scroll unrolled on his knee and a brush in his right hand, the reverse inscribed tian qu ri, 14cm, 390g.

£500-800

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549 A LARGE CHINESE HARDWOOD CARVING OF SHOULAO LATE QING DYNASTY Standing, supporting himself on a tall gnarled staff with a gourd tied at the top, holding a large peach in his left hand, accompanied by a boy attendant with his hair in a tall chignon and a ruyi sceptre, together with a wood stand, 43cm. (2)

£300-500 550 A CHINESE BRONZE YEN YEN VASE MING DYNASTY With a bulbous body and a band of lappets to the shoulder, the slender neck with two handles cast with stylised cloud designs and a shallow band of archaistic dragons, the broad flared rim and waisted foot with bands of studs, 28.2cm, 1.5kg.

£300-500 Cf. Sydney L Moss Ltd, The Second Bronze Age, Later Chinese Metalwork, no.65 for a similar larger example.

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551 A BURMESE LACQUERED AND GILT-MARBLE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI 19TH CENTURY Seated in dhyanasana, his eyes downcast, the face with serene expression framed by elongated earlobes, the hands in abhaya mudra, indicating the appeasement of sense and the absence of fear, raised on a lotus throne, 49cm.

£1,000-1,500 Cf. H Lafont-Couturier, Les Trésors d’Émile Guimet, p.131 for a related example of an alabaster figure in the collection of Musée des Confluences, Lyon.

552 A CHINESE WESTERN ZHOU-STYLE BRONZE BELL LATE QING DYNASTY/20TH CENTURY

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The body cast with three rows of studs and bands of archaistic geometric motifs, together with a wood stand, 20.5cm, 800g. (2)

£300-500 Provenance: a Monégasque private collection.

553 A CHINESE BRONZE LION DOG PROBABLY LATE QING DYNASTY Seated on his haunches, with his left paw resting on a reticulated ball, his head turned to the side with the mouth open revealing sharp teeth, with rows of fur curls along his back, 23cm, 3.4kg. (2)

£200-300 554 A CHINESE BRONZE ARCHAISTIC RITUAL VESSEL, FANG-HU MING DYNASTY OR EARLIER The bulbous square-section body with a neck decorated with hunting scenes and borders of geometric and zoomorphic patterns, with a pair of taotie mask handles with loose rings, all supported on a flared foot 36cm, 3.4kg.

£500-800

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555 A CHINESE CLOISONNE PANEL OF PALDEN LHAMO 20TH CENTURY The Glorious Goddess with a gold mane and a skull tiara shown riding a mule, holding a peacock feather fan in her right hand and a kapala in her left hand, surrounded with scrolling clouds and six attendants, 72cm x 51.5cm.

£400-600 556 A TIBETAN THANGKA OF PADMASAMBHAVA 19TH CENTURY Painted with Guru Rinpoche protecting his worshippers, mounted on silk, 50.5cm x 36cm.

£400-600 557 A SMALL TIBETAN PAINTING ON COTTON, TSAKLI BURIATIA, 19TH CENTURY Painted with pigments and gilt with Yamantaka, the multi-armed and multi-legged wrathful god, holding a kapala and a flaying knife, standing on bodies of people and animals, framed and glazed, the reverse with a paper label for Spink & Son Ltd., 8.5cm x 10cm.

£400-600 Cf. Illustrated in Art of Buriatia, Buddhist Icons from Southern Siberia, Spink catalogue p.38, no.32.

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£600-800

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559 A TIBETAN THANGKA 19TH CENTURY Painted with a central figure of a Bodhisattva surrounded by ten smaller figures of guardians, lamas and Bodhisattvas, mounted on silk, 66.5cm x 46cm.

£400-600 560 A MONGOLIAN THANGKA OF BUDDHA SHAYKAMUNI AND THE EIGHTEEN ARHATS 19TH CENTURY Painted in vivid colours on sized cotton and mounted in its original silk frame the thangka depicts Buddha Shakyamuni seated on a lion throne. He is flanked by his disciples Maudgalyayana and Shariputra and surrounded by the Eighteen Arhats, with an image of the primordial Buddha Vajrasana placed at the top of the thangka. The guardians of the four directions: Dhritarashtra, Virupaksha, Virudhaka and Vaishravana are depicted in the lower register of the thangka, 56cm x 39cm.

£1,500-2,500 Provenance: from a European private collection acquired in the early 1990s and exhibited in the exhibition The Art of Buriatia, Buddhist Icons from Southern Siberia, Spink and Son Ltd. London 1996.

561 AN ANCESTOR PORTRAIT OF TWO GENERATIONS 19TH CENTURY A Chinese scroll painting of seven figures, ink and colour on paper, 138cm x 85cm.

£500-1,000 562 A CHINESE BUDDHIST PAINTING ON SILK 19TH CENTURY With figures of Immortals and Bodhisattvas surrounding Buddha seated amidst clouds, mounted on board, together with a Tibetan thangka and a small Japanese three panel screen, 59.5cm x 46cm. (4)

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563 A CHINESE APRICOT-GROUND SILK ‘EIGHT DRAGON’ ROBE 19TH CENTURY Embroidered with gold and silk thread with eight dragons, four phoenix, bats and other auspicious things amongst clouds above waves crashing against a rock, 176cm across.

£1,200-1,500

564 A CHINESE DARK BLUE SILK SURCOAT 19TH CENTURY

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Embroidered in satin stitch with colourful flower sprays, butterflies and fruit, 134cm, together with a red silk panel embroidered with dragons and other auspicious symbols, 156cm x 66cm, and a black silk jacket woven with a scrolling clouds pattern, 159.5cm. (3)

£300-500

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565 565 A MASSIVE CHINESE GILT-COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF GUANYIN 20TH CENTURY Standing, wearing flowing robes with her eyes downcast, her hair coiffured in an elaborate chignon, holding a single lotus stem, with a six character Xuande mark to the back, together with a bronze hexagonal Yuan dynasty stand, 105cm, 25kg and 3.7kg. (2)

£500-800 566 TWO CHINESE KESI CIVIL RANK BADGES 19TH CENTURY Each woven with a golden pheasant for a second rank civil official, standing on blue rockwork between waves, clouds, bats, lingzhi and other auspicious symbols, 29.3cm. (2)

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£400-600 567 A PAIR OF CHINESE EMBROIDERED CIVIL RANK BADGES LATE QING DYNASTY Each with a paradise flycatcher for a ninth rank civil official flying above waves, amongst clouds and bats, all within a border of bats and shou characters, 29.3cm. (2)

£300-500 568 A TIBETAN LAMA HAT 18TH CENTURY Of thick orange and yellow brocade woven with flowers, with a broad lobed brim and a carved wood finial, 32cm.

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569 λ FIVE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH/20TH CENTURY One pebble jade, one amethyst, one overlaid glass, one smoky quartz and one formed as two conjoined cloisonné gourds, 8.2cm. (5)

£200-300

570 λ FOUR CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES LATE QING DYNASTY One agate with a Tibetan-style metal mount inlaid with turquoise beads, another porcelain painted with deities and with a four character Daoguang mark to the base, the third glass, interior decorated, the fourth in stoneware with a ribbed body decorated with a turquoise glaze, together with a miniature blue and white vase with a six character Xuande mark to the base, 11cm. (5)

£800-1,200 Provenance: from the collection of Sir Richard Chenevix Trench.

571 λ THREE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH/20TH CENTURY One in pale celadon jade, two in glass, interior decorated, one painted with goldfish, signed and with a seal, another with a mountainous village landscape with a poem and signed Shi Mao Ru, 7.5cm. (3)

£300-500

572 λ EIGHT CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH CENTURY Four agate, two pebble jade, one overlaid glass and one glass simulating agate, 7cm. (8)

£500-800

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573 λ SIX CHINESE INTERIOR PAINTED SNUFF BOTTLES 20TH CENTURY Each with a flattened ovoid body finely painted with figures, birds and landscapes, one with a portrait of Empress Wanrong to each side, together with one glass snuff bottle with lion-head handles imitating smoky crystal, 7.1cm. (7)

£200-300

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574 λ TWO CHINESE ‘DRAGON’ SNUFF BOTTLES PROBABLY LATE QING Each with a flattened ovoid body painted with an iron-red and a green dragon contesting the sacred pearl of wisdom amidst colourful clouds above stylised waves, with a band of key fret to the neck, each with a six character Guangxu mark, 7.2cm. (2)

£300-500

574 575 λ FOUR CHINESE INTERIOR PAINTED SNUFF BOTTLES 20TH CENTURY Each with a flattened ovoid body, two painted with figures in landscapes, another with birds and the fourth with wild horses in a landscape, 7.2cm. (4)

£300-500

576 λ A SMALL CHINESE MILK GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 20TH CENTURY

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The cylindrical body with a coral stopper, with a three character hall mark incised to the base reading Yi jin zhai, 4.7cm.

£300-500

577 λ A CHINESE AGATE ‘CHILONG’ SNUFF BOTTLE LATE QING DYNASTY With a tapering body carved with a chilong picked out in a russet stone, supported on an oval foot, 6.3cm.

£200-300 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire, acquired in the early 20th century.

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£200-300 579 A CHINESE AMETHYST SNUFF BOTTLE QING DYNASTY OR LATER Shaped as a large peach with an integral stand carved as a fruiting tree with a monkey reaching for the fruit, the stopper carved in agate as a small bird, 9cm.

£300-500

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580 λ A CHINESE WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY With a plain flattened ovoid body, together with a wood stand, 4.8cm. (2)

£200-300 581 λ A CHINESE RED-OVERLAY GLASS ’CARPS’ SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY With a flattened circular body carved through red glass to a clear bubble-suffused ground with two carps amidst aquatic plants, raised on an oval foot, 6.2cm.

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent.

582 λ A CHINESE RED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY With a flattened circular body with lion mask handles to the sides, raised on an oval foot, 6.5cm.

£300-500 Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent.

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583 THREE SMALL CHINESE RED GLAZED VASES QING DYNASTY One an ovoid vase with a cylindrical neck and a six character Kangxi mark, another an ovoid jar with a four character Xuande mark and the third a bottle vase, 16cm. (3)

£200-300 Provenance: a private collection mostly acquired in the 1970s and 1980s.

584 THREE CHINESE MONOCHROME ITEMS QING DYNASTY Comprising: a celadon brush washer with an incised floral band, a clair-de-lune water pot with archaistic anhua roundels, the base with a Kangxi mark, and a small red flambé bottle vase, 13.5cm. (3)

£200-300

585 A CHINESE VASE AND THREE BRUSH WASHERS QING DYNASTY The pear-shaped vase with a flared rim and two dragon head-shaped handles, a clair-de-lune brush washer with a chilong applied to the rim, a plain celadon brush washer and a celadon brush washer with incised archaistic key fret, each piece with a mark to the base, 12.5cm. (4)

£200-300 Provenance: a private collection mostly acquired in the 1970s and 1980s.

586 FOUR CHINESE MONOCHROME VASES QING DYNASTY Comprising: a small robin’s egg glazed bottle vase with an applied chilong around the neck, a small bottle vase and two gourd-shaped vases, all decorated with a crackled green glaze, one with a wood stand, 15.5cm. (5)

£200-300 Provenance: a private collection mostly acquired in the 1970s and 1980s.

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588 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE ‘FOUR SEASONS’ JARDINIERES AND STANDS REPUBLIC PERIOD

Each with an ovoid body painted with equestrian figures engaged in a battle from the folktale The Generals of the Yang Family, with a waisted neck with a band of beaded tassels to the rim and stylised lappets to the foot, 44cm. (2)

Each with a square-section flared body painted to each side with various flower sprays and blossoming trees, with stylised flowerheads and scrolling foliage to the rims, the stands mirroring the design, 21.1cm. (4)

£500-800

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590 TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE VASES YONGZHENG 1723-35

Each decorated with panels containing floral sprays and butterflies on a ground of stylised flowerheads and foliage, with decorative bands to the rims, shoulders and feet, one with a Xuantong seal mark to the base, 34.8cm. (2)

The taller with a tapering body, painted with a lady at a table arranging her hair assisted by a maid, a small boy at her feet, the other the lower section of a yen yen vase painted with equestrian figures and decorative bands to the neck and shoulder, 40cm. (2)

£400-600

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591 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE VASES 20TH CENTURY

592 A PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘LOTUS’ VASES LATE 19TH CENTURY

Each with an ovoid body painted with mirror image scenes of the emperor rewarding a general, the reverse with precious objects, fruit and blossoms, and with further blossoms and poems to the waisted necks flanked by two reticulated handles, 59.5cm. (2)

Each with an ovoid body and a waisted neck with an everted lobed rim, painted with stylised flowerheads and foliage, with two lion dogs and four lizard-like dragons to the shoulders, 36cm. (2)

£400-600

593 A PAIR OF CHINESE CANTON FAMILLE ROSE VASES LATE 19TH CENTURY Each brightly painted in enamels and gilt with panels of figures reserved on a ground with blossoms, fruit and precious objects, together with wood stands, 42.5cm. (4)

£500-800

£300-500

594 A PAIR OF SMALL CHINESE IRON-RED BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS LATE QING DYNASTY Each painted with circular panels containing flowers and birds against a background of dense diaper, with a band of stylised lappets to the feet, the covers mirroring the design, six character Jiajing marks to the bases, together with wood stands, 16.5cm. (6)

£400-600 Provenance: a Monégasque private collection.

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595 A PAIR OF CHINESE CRACKLE GLAZED ‘LION DOG’ VASES 19TH CENTURY

596 TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE CACHE POTS LATE 18TH CENTURY

Each with an ovoid body decorated with a crackle glaze, painted with lion dogs with cubs, moulded with key fret, ruyi-heads and rolling wave bands to the rims, shoulders and feet, with shou character bands to the waisted necks flanked by applied branches of pomegranates, four character Chenghua marks to the bases, 61cm. (2)

Each with a moulded lobed body painted in gilt and enamels with flower sprays and stylised borders, with two handles to the sides and shaped rims, 26.5cm and 19cm. (2)

£500-1,000 Provenance: from the collection of Hugh, 5th Earl Annesley (1831-1908) and thence by descent.

597 A PAIR OF SMALL CHINESE FLAMBE GLAZED BARREL-SHAPED SEATS QING DYNASTY Each with a cash-shaped opening to the top, and decorated with an even red glaze, 21cm. (2)

£400-600 Provenance: a private collection mostly acquired in the 1970s and 1980s.

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£800-1,200 Cf. J Ayers, D Howard, China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and other decorative Arts for Export illustrated form the Mottahedeh Collection, p.87, no.45 for a similar cache pot.

598 TWO CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASES LATE 19TH CENTURY One an ovoid jar painted with figures in a garden, together with a reticulated wood cover, the other a moonflask of flattened form painted with a landscape to each side, with ruyi-head shaped handles, each with a Kangxi mark to the base, 30.5cm. (3)

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599 A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JARS AND COVERS LATE 19TH CENTURY

600 TWO CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE HEXAGONAL JARDINIERES LATE 19TH CENTURY

Painted with warriors engaged in battle, the shoulders and feet with bands of floral sprays, 34cm. (4)

Each painted with birds perched on floral sprays issuing from rockwork, one with a band of ruyi-heads to the rim and stylised lappets to the foot, 37cm dia. (2)

£2,500-3,000

£300-500

601 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE JARDINIERES LATE QING DYNASTY

602 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE JAR AND COVER 19TH CENTURY

Each decorated with panels with birds perched on blossoming branches of various trees and shrubs, all against a yellow ground with stylised flowerheads and foliage, the interiors in turquoise, 26cm. (2)

Painted with highly stylised flowerheads and foliage, with ruyi-head bands to the shoulder and neck and with a formal lappet band to the foot, the cover mirroring the design, together with a blue and white dish, 45cm and 34.5cm. (3)

£1,500-2,500

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603 A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE TEA CANISTER C.1800

604 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASE 19TH CENTURY

The square-section body painted with a waterside landscape, 33cm.

Painted with two ladies and a little boy in a garden, with quatrelobed panels of precious objects on a cash ground to the shoulder and a bamboo spray near rockwork to the neck, 23.5cm.

£200-300

£300-500 Provenance: an English private collection, London.

605 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE FLARED VASE 19TH CENTURY

606 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE KANGXI 1662-1722

The lobed quatrefoil body decorated with shaped panels containing landscapes, figures and flowers, encircled by stylised sprays of red flowers reserved on a white ground, the base with an impressed six character Qianlong seal mark, 26.5cm.

Painted with a noble couple and their assistants on a terrace, with sprays of bamboo to the neck, 24.5cm.

£400-600

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607 A CHINESE FAMILLE NOIRE VASE 19TH CENTURY

608 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE MANDARIN PALETTE VASE LATE 18TH CENTURY

The slightly tapered square-section body with a rounded shoulder and a cylindrical neck painted with various blossoms and rockwork, the base with a scroll mark, 50cm.

The hexagonal-section body decorated with panels of figures, animals and landscapes in scrolling borders, the vase mounted as a lamp, 43cm.

£200-300

609 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ JAR AND COVER EARLY 19TH CENTURY

£2,000-3,000

610 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE ‘EIGHT IMMORTALS’ ROULEAU VASE 19TH CENTURY

The baluster body painted with two confronting scaly dragons amidst clouds and fire wisps contesting a sacred pearl of wisdom above stylised waves, with four lion head-shaped handles to the shoulder, the cover with a lion dog surmount, 34cm. (2)

Painted with the Immortals in a rocky landscape, with a fishing village to the cylindrical neck and decorative bands to the rim, shoulder and foot, together with a wood stand, 45cm. (2)

£300-500

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611 A COLLECTION OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising: a teapot and cover, two plates and three oval dishes, all painted with landscapes, floral sprays, precious objects and geometric borders, 36.3cm. (7)

£300-500

612 THREE CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE VASES KANGXI 1662-1722 Each painted with floral sprays and bands of geometric patterns, together with wood stands and a small dish moulded as a chrysanthemum flowerhead and painted with prunus and bamboo, 14cm. (7)

£300-500

613 FOUR FAMILLE VERTE SUPPER SET DISHES KANGXI 1662-1722 Two fan-shaped painted with a carp emerging from stylised waves and two pentagonal with a branch of a blossoming prunus tree, all with chevron bands with flowerheads to the rims, 20.5cm. (4)

£600-800

614 SIX CHINESE MUGS 18TH CENTURY Comprising: five painted in the Imari palette with floral sprays and geometric patterns and a famille rose mug decorated with children at play, 16.5cm. (6)

£300-500

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615 A CHINESE QIAN JIANG POLYCHROME PORCELAIN PLAQUE EARLY 20TH CENTURY Painted with a scholar and his aide in a garden, with three lines of calligraphy and a seal mark to the top left, mounted on a wood stand as a table screen, 26.9cm x 21.1cm. (2)

£600-800 616 A SMALL CHINESE PORCELAIN AND HARDWOOD TABLE SCREEN 19TH CENTURY Formed in two parts, mounted with a square porcelain plaque painted with a figure of Li Bai in a garden and inscribed with a poem and with three seals, all within a key fret band, 11.5cm the plaque. 29.5cm x 20cm overall. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Edward and Julia Carter Preston, sold on behalf of The Hope Carter Preston Foundation, Liverpool. Edward Carter Preston (1885-1965) was a renowned Liverpool artist, sculptor and medalist, his daughter Julia Carter Preston (1926-2012) was a successful potter.

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617 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE RECTANGULAR TILE KANGXI 1662-1722 Painted with a bird perched on a flowering prunus branch looking towards another bird in flight, the tree sprouting from rockwork with other blossoms, all within a stylised floral border with chrysanthemum flowerheads, encased in a wood frame, 21.9cm x 25.8cm.

£2,000-2,500 Provenance: formerly a Dutch private collection, purchased at Christie’s Amsterdam, 14th December 2012, lot 737.

618 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PLAQUES 20TH CENTURY Each painted in colourful enamels with figures in mountainous landscapes, framed, 35cm x 26cm. (2)

£400-600

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619 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PART TEA SET 18TH CENTURY Comprising: a plate, a bowl, a teapot, cover and stand, a cream jug, six saucers and four cups, each painted with enamels and gilt with figures gathered around tables enjoying a drink, 22cm. (16)

£200-300

620 SEVEN CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BOWLS AND DISHES MING AND QING DYNASTIES Comprising: four plates painted with a scholar in his studio, a deep Kraak bowl with birds and flowers, a Kraak bowl with a cricket and a small saucer with a phoenix, 21cm. (7)

£200-400

621 A CHINESE ‘FU SHOU’ BOWL LATE QING DYNASTY Painted with green and turquoise enamels and gilt with stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage and bats holding endless knots with tassels, all on a dark blue ground, with a six character Daoguang mark to the base, together with a blue and white Japanese bowl, 13cm and 15.7cm. (2)

£400-600

622 A COLLECTION OF CHINESE PORCELAIN ITEMS 1ST HALF 18TH CENTURY Comprising: a large famille rose plate painted with lotus, six Chinese Imari plates, one soup plate and a bowl, 35.5cm. (9)

£200-300

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623 EIGHT CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE DISHES 18TH CENTURY Variously painted with peacocks, willows and flower sprays, all within decorative borders, 35.2cm. (8)

£800-1,200

624 TWO CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BOWLS, COVERS AND STANDS SIX CHARACTER DAOGUANG MARKS BUT LATE QING DYNASTY Each painted with two Immortals in a raft over rolling waves, with a pavilion in the sky and a crane in flight, 15.5cm. (6)

£300-500

625 TWO CHINESE ARMORIAL PLATES 18TH CENTURY One decorated in the Imari palette, painted with the arms of Brydges, Duke of Chandos, impaling Willoughby and Middleton above a motto ‘Mantien le Droit’, all within a broad floral border, the other decorated with the arms of Harries of Cruckton, Ludlow and Tonge Castle, Shropshire within a scrolling vine border to the rim, 22.5cm. (2)

£400-600 Provenance: sold at Sotheby’s Fawley House Sale, 14th and 15th October 2003, lots 200 and 215.

626 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE ‘DEER’ TEA BOWLS AND SAUCERS 1ST HALF 18TH CENTURY Painted with a stag and a doe in a landscape near a pond with a bird on a flowering prunus branch amongst sprays of lingzhi, 9.8cm. (4)

£300-400

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627 FIVE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SAUCERS 19TH CENTURY Comprising: a pair of small saucers painted with crickets and flower sprays, a pair of saucers with butterflies on a meadow and a cup stand with blossoms painted against a green sgraffito ground with a central shou character, 15cm. (5)

£200-300

628 A CHINESE CANTON PART ‘BUTTERFLY’ SERVICE EARLY 20TH CENTURY Comprising: an oval charger, a tazza, six soup plates, eight small plates and eleven large plates, all painted in gilt and colourful enamels with butterflies, ‘China’ and ‘Made in China’ printed marks, 42cm. (27)

£600-800

629 A SET OF THREE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE WALL VASES QIANLONG 1736-95 Each formed as figures of two boys on either side of a ribbed baluster vase painted with flowers with two lion-head handles with rings, 16.2cm. (3)

£700-900

630 A PAIR OF CHINESE CANTON TUREENS FOR THE PERSIAN MARKET 19TH CENTURY Each painted with gilt and enamels with panels of flower sprays within key fret borders and roundels of Arabic calligraphy, 23.2cm. (4)

£300-500 Provenance: an English private collection, purchased at Phillips on 27th November 1991, lot 35, a copy of the original invoice is available.

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631 THREE SMALL CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE DISHES KANGXI 1662-1722 Comprising: a pair of saucers painted with a lady and a vase of flowers, with Kangxi marks to the bases, and a single saucer with a lady and her attendant in a garden, with a Chenghua mark, 10.2cm. (3)

£300-500

632 FOUR CHINESE IMARI ITEMS KANGXI 1662-1722 Comprising: two chocolate pots and covers, a teapot and cover and an armorial salt, 18cm. (7)

£200-300

633 A GROUP OF CHINESE PORCELAIN 19TH CENTURY Comprising: an iron-red dragon dish with a Daoguang mark, a famille rose armorial saucer with a floral border, a small ovoid Thai market waterpot with Buddhist figures and a cream jug and cover painted with flowers, 18cm. (5)

£200-300

634 THREE SMALL CHINESE BOXES AND COVERS FOR THE THAI MARKET 19TH CENTURY Each with a compressed ovoid body painted with flowerheads and foliage, the domed covers with later metal finials, 7cm max. (6)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Sir Richard Chenevix Trench.

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635 A CHINESE LONGQUAN CELADON GU-SHAPED VASE MING DYNASTY The body moulded with two mask-shaped handles, with a tall neck and a flared rim, all raised on a flared foot, 22.2cm.

£800-1,200 636 TWO CHINESE POTTERY FIGURES PROBABLY LATE MING DYNASTY Depicting two standing officials with offerings wearing long robes and hats, raised on hexagonal plinths, with detachable heads, 48cm. (4)

£500-1,000 637 A CHINESE JUN YAO AND CARVED WOOD GOURD-SHAPED PANEL SONG DYNASTY AND LATER Formed from pale blue glazed pottery fragments decorated with lavender splashes, mounted in wood, 32cm.

£200-300 638 A CHINESE GUAN-TYPE DISH PROBABLY QING DYNASTY

640 A CHINESE JUN YAO-TYPE BOTTLE MING DYNASTY OR LATER With a pear-shaped body decorated with a pale blue glaze stopping short of the foot and a lavender splash to the shoulder towards the flared rim,17cm.

£400-600 641 A CHINESE SONG-STYLE QINGBAI MEIPING 20TH CENTURY The ovoid body incised with stylised flowerheads and foliage and with simple bands around the shoulder and neck, 34cm.

£500-1,000 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, together with a copy of an authentification certificate from Dr Thomas Pilscheur, Pilscheur Fine Art, Asian and Western, London, November 1991.

642 A CHINESE JIAN YAO-TYPE TEA BOWL SONG DYNASTY Decorated with an unctuous glaze of black and brown, with irregular russet markings draining from the rim, stopping short of the unglazed foot, 13.5cm.

£800-1,200

With a thickly potted body decorated with an even pale blue glaze stopping short of the foot, 14.2cm.

643 A SMALL CHINESE ’MONKEY’ WATER DROPPER PROBABLY TANG DYNASTY

£200-300

Formed as a monkey holding a massive peach, 7cm.

639 A CHINESE SHUFU GLAZED EWER YUAN DYNASTY

£200-300

The pear-shaped body with a slender spout and a simple handle decorated with an even celadon glaze, together with an associated metal cover, 19cm. (2)

£1,000-2,000

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644 FOUR CHINESE ARCHER’S RINGS QING DYNASTY One of coconut shell, carved with panels with characters and precious objects, one of russet jade with archaistic scrolls in shallow relief, one in white glass and one in agate, together with a fruit stone carving of a man and a boy riding a buffalo, 5cm. (5)

£500-1,000 Provenance: from the collection of Sir Richard Chenevix Trench.

645 THREE CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CARVINGS 19TH CENTURY One a small boulder carved with a monkey and a horse in a river landscape, another a seated figure of a scholar, the third a belt hook with a dragon’s head, each with a wood stand, 8.5cm. (6)

£400-600 Provenance: formerly an English private collection, purchased in Hong Kong.

646 THREE CHINESE JADE PENDANTS LATE QING DYNASTY Comprising: two reticulated jadeite pendants carved with birds and flowers and a rectangular green jade pendant carved with a figure beside a pavilion and calligraphy to the reverse, each with a wood stand, 7cm. (6)

£200-400

647 FIVE CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE ITEMS QING DYNASTY Comprising: a belt buckle carved with orchids and prunus, a belt hook with a dragon’s head and a chilong, two hair pins and a reticulated panel from a box carved with archaistic scrollwork, 15.2cm. (6)

£300-500 Provenance: from the collection of Sir Richard Chenevix Trench.

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648 TWO CHINESE HARDSTONE PENDANTS QING DYNASTY OR LATER One a jade bi disc in the form of an archaistic coiled dragon, the other a rectangular jadeite pendant carved with two chilong, 6cm. (2)

£400-600

649 A CHINESE NECKLACE QING DYNASTY OR LATER Formed as a ruyi-head shaped pale celadon jade pendant carved with two boys and bats and with seventy-six ovoid beads divided by six larger beads and two circular green jadeite beads, contained in a Yamanaka box, 67cm.

£500-700

650 A CHINESE HARDSTONE BITONG AND A JADE BOWL 19TH CENTURY The cylindrical bitong carved in shallow relief with a stylised dragon chasing a sacred pearl of wisdom, the pale celadon stone with black and russet inclusions, the plain bowl on a circular foot, 13.2cm. (2)

£300-500 Provenance: from the collection of Sir Richard Chenevix Trench.

651 FIVE CHINESE HARDSTONE CARVINGS 19TH/20TH CENTURY Comprising: a jadeite figure of Budai He Shang, a small jadeite standing figure holding a lingzhi branch, a red dragon belt hook, a small serpentine carved snake and a jadeite disc decorated with lotus, 9.7cm. (5)

£100-150 Provenance: formerly an English private collection, purchased in Hong Kong.

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652 A SMALL CHINESE SOAPSTONE BOULDER LATE QING DYNASTY Carved with huts and figures engaged in daily life amongst trees beside a mountain, 8.3cm.

£400-600 653 A CHINESE CARNELIAN-AGATE ‘PRUNUS’ VASE QING DYNASTY OR LATER Carved as the gnarled trunk of an old prunus tree with flowering branches, the stone with warm russet inclusions, 9cm.

£1,000-2,000 654 A SMALL CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A QILIN QING DYNASTY Recumbent, with its legs tucked underneath the body, its head turned to the side and the bifurcated tail curving across its back, 5.4cm.

£1,500-2,000 Provenance: a private collection, purchased in Sydney, Australia in 2011.

655 A CHINESE GREY JADE CARVING OF A DOG QING DYNASTY OR LATER The recumbent canine with flat ears turning his head back biting at his own tail, the stone with russet inclusions, 7cm.

£200-300

657 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CARVING OF MYTHICAL BEASTS QING DYNASTY OR LATER Carved as a group of four creatures, with a recumbent mother with a spray of lingzhi in her mouth surrounded by three cubs, 6cm.

£1,000-1,500 658 A CHINESE WHITE JADE CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER QING DYNASTY OR LATER The cover carved with a goose swimming past a weeping willow tree, all within a band of diaper, 6.1cm. (2)

£1,500-2,000 659 A CHINESE SOAPSTONE SEAL REPUBLIC PERIOD Carved as a boulder with two scholars under a tree by the water’s edge, inscribed with four characters, the face with three characters, the stone of a warm orange colour, 5.3cm.

£500-800 660 A SMALL CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CARVING OF TWO LION DOGS QING DYNASTY OR LATER Carved as a reclining mother and a cub facing each other, 5.5cm.

£300-500

656 A CHINESE APPLE GREEN JADEITE PENDANT LATE QING DYNASTY/20TH CENTURY Shaped as a chime, carved in shallow relief with three boys at play to one side and with a four character seal mark to the reverse, 5.3cm.

£800-1,500

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661 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A TIGER QING DYNASTY OR LATER

666 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A BOY WITH A CAT QING DYNASTY OR LATER

Seated, with the head facing straight and ears lying flat, his legs tucked underneath the body and the tail curving on to his back, 6cm.

The squatting child playing with a cat which is lying on its back, 5.5cm.

£500-800 662 A CHINESE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A COCKEREL QING DYNASTY OR LATER With his head turned to the back, and his legs tucked underneath the body, with finely defined feathers and a hole for suspension drilled through the back, the stone with russet inclusions, 7.3cm.

£2,000-3,000 663 A CHINESE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A BACTRIAN CAMEL QING DYNASTY OR LATER Seated on his legs with the head turned to sinister, the stone with russet inclusions, 10.5cm.

£600-800 664 A CHINESE RECTANGULAR WHITE GLASS INK STONE 20TH CENTURY With a sinuous chilong and two circular holes, together with a wood cover and stand, 11.5cm. (3)

£2,500-3,500 667 A CHINESE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A QILIN WITH HER PUPPY QING DYNASTY OR LATER The reclining female with a bifurcated tail and a single spiral horn, with the mane picked out in detail, a small puppy clinging to her back, the stone with russet inclusions, 8.5cm.

£800-1,000 668 A MOGHUL-STYLE HARDSTONE DAGGER HANDLE MING DYNASTY OR LATER Carved with a ram’s head and stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage, 14.2cm.

£800-1,200 669 A CHINESE WHITE JADE PENDANT REPUBLIC PERIOD Carved as a coiled archaistic beast in shallow relief, 6.2cm.

£800-1,200

£500-1,000 Provenance: a Monégasque private collection.

665 A CHINESE CHICKEN BONE JADE ‘THREE-LEGGED TOAD’ WATER DROPPER QING DYNASTY OR LATER With a branch of fruiting pomegranates emerging from its mouth, 8.5cm.

£300-500

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670 A CHINESE BLUE GLASS OCTAGONAL BOWL QING DYNASTY The U-shaped body with an everted rim, raised on a slightly tapered circular foot, 13cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Anthony Gray, Grays Antiques, London on 15th November 1991. A copy of the original invoice is available.

671 A CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL SHALLOW BOWL LATE QING DYNASTY The oval body carved with lobes and supported on four short feet, 13cm.

£800-1,000

672 A PAIR OF BEIJING GLASS RED OVERLAY VASES LATE QING DYNASTY Each decorated with a spray of flowering peony and a butterfly in flight, together with a green overlay bowl with a design of horses galloping above stylised waves, the bowl with a six character Qianlong mark to the base, 22.7cm. (3)

£500-800 Provenance: an English private collection, the bowl purchased at Phillips on 24th June 1992, a copy of the original invoice is available.

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673 A CHINESE FACETED DARK BLUE BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE FOUR CHARACTER QIANLONG MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD With a bulbous octagonal body with a long slender neck raised on a tall foot, with a four character mark in a double square border incised to the base, 18.7cm.

674 A CHINESE DARK BLUE BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE FOUR CHARACTER DAOGUANG MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD With a circular body raised on a straight foot and with a tall cylindrical neck, 21.5cm.

£500-800

£1,500-2,500 Provenance: from the collection of George Duff MacBeth, the former Vice President and Director of the Corning Glass Company.

675 A CHINESE BLUE AND IRON-RED ‘BAJIXIANG’ BOWL SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1875-1908 Painted with stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage in underglaze blue and a band of the Eight Buddhist Symbols in overglaze red to the rim, together with a ruby glass tea bowl and cover decorated with stylised foliage, with a four character Jiaqing mark to the base, 8cm. (3)

£400-600

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676 A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER THREE TIERED BOX, COVER AND STAND QING DYNASTY With a square-section quatrelobed body divided into tiers, the cover carved with figures in a mountainous landscape within a key fret band, the sides with panels of floral sprays issuing from rockwork, all raised on a stand supported on four feet and carved with diaper patterns, 19cm. (5)

£1,500-2,500 Provenance: from the collection of Charles William Martin (1850-1896), Quorn Place, Leicestershire.

677 λ A CHINESE CANTON IVORY BASKET 19TH CENTURY With an octagonal lobed body intricately carved with reticulated panels with figures in landscapes, the domed cover with a peach-shaped finial and a bail handle with peony flowerheads, all supported on four short feet, 25cm. (2)

£1,000-2,000 Cf. Chinese Ivories from the Shang to the Qing An Exhibition organised by The Oriental Ceramic Society jointly with The British Museum, 1984, p.182, no.256 for a related basket.

678 A LARGE CINNABAR LACQUER VASE PROBABLY YUAN DYNASTY With an ovoid body painted with red and black lacquer, moulded with bands of stylised lappets to the shoulder and above a flared foot, with visible traces of gilt to the raised decoration, 36cm.

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679 A CHINESE RED AND BLACK LACQUER ‘DRAGON’ BOX MING/QING DYNASTY Decorated with cinnabar, black and brown lacquer with a shaped panel containing a pair of dragons amongst clouds contesting the sacred pearl of wisdom on a fylfot ground, all against stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage and within a key fret border, the sides with floral sprays on a fylfot ground, an eight character Wanli mark carved to the interior, 7cm x 30cm x 58.5cm.

£2,500-3,500 680 A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER VASE 19TH CENTURY

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The ovoid body carved with figures in a wooded landscape, with a band of lappets and key fret to the foot, stylised lotus flowerheads and scrolling foliage, key fret and lappets to the shoulder and neck, and a row of ruyi-heads to the rim, 28cm.

£200-300 Provenance: purchased from Grays Mews Antiques on 15th March 1983.

681 A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER DISH LATE QING DYNASTY Carved to the centre with a spray of peony sprouting from a rock against a key fret ground, with a band of stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage to each side of the cavetto, the rim with a gilded metal band, 25.5cm.

£300-500

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682 A CHINESE SCHOLAR’S ROCK QING DYNASTY OR LATER Of irregular form with dramatic perforations throughout the body, the honey-coloured stone with white inclusions, raised on a fitted hardwood stand, 54cm. (2)

£1,000-1,500

683 A CHINESE SCHOLAR’S ROCK QING DYNASTY OR LATER Formed in an irregular naturalistic shape, with multiple small perforations and a larger vertical aperture to the side, the stone of dark brown colour, together with a wood stand, 43cm. (2)

£1,000-2,000

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684 A CHINESE CARVED WOOD BITONG QING DYNASTY Carved in an irregular form as a tree trunk with various animals, real and mythical, with two apertures to the side, a four character signature to the side reading Sha Shen Zhi Ke, 16cm.

£3,500-4,500

685 FIFTEEN CHINESE SOAPSTONE SEALS 20TH CENTURY Two large, carved in green stone, others in grey and yellow stone, eight decorated with various animals and plants, seven plain, all with carved faces, contained in a box and together with two silver ingots, 5.6cm max. (17)

£200-300 Provenance: the collection of George and Ann Dannatt. (George Dannatt was a British artist d.2009).

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686 A CHINESE ZITAN LIBATION CUP 17TH/18TH CENTURY The cup of quatrefoil form with a metal lining, the exterior decorated with flowering magnolia and prunus branches, 11.5cm.

£200-400 Provenance: formerly from the property of an Irish lady of title. Cf. J Chapman, The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, p.261, no.379 for three examples of wooden cups lined with silver.

687 A CHINESE BONE FIGURE OF GUANYIN MING DYNASTY

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Standing, wearing long flowing robes, with a tall chignon covered with a veil, her head with elongated earlobes turned to the side, holding a scroll in her right hand, the left supporting her robes, her attendant carrying an offering, traces of red lacquer and gilt decoration, mounted on a wood stand, 22.5cm.

£400-600 688 A CHINESE BAMBOO BITONG 19TH CENTURY Carved to one side with Su Shih and his friends in a canopied boat cruising under the Red Cliff amongst rocks and pine trees, 17cm.

£200-300 Cf. I Yee, L C S Tam, Chinese Bamboo Carving, pp.280-281, no.73 for a similar brushpot with the same scene but from the 18th century.

689 A CHINESE CRICKET CAGE LATE QING DYNASTY/20TH CENTURY

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The body formed from a gourd, the domed reticulated hardwood cover carved with a buffalo in a landscape, 9.5cm.

£800-1,000

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690 A CHINESE HARDWOOD ‘THREE FRIENDS OF WINTER’ BITONG 20TH CENTURY

693 A CHINESE RETICULATED ‘THREE FRIENDS OF WINTER’ BITONG KANGXI 1662-1722

With a cylindrical body carved with bamboo, prunus, pine and sprays of lingzhi, 11.7cm.

Moulded with bamboo, prunus and pine and decorated with an even turquoise glaze, 9.5cm.

£400-600

£400-600

691 A CHINESE HARDWOOD BITONG QING DYNASTY

694 A CHINESE SOAPSTONE BITONG QING DYNASTY

With a plain subtly waisted cylindrical body and an even soft patina, with simple bands to the rims, raised on three short feet, 17.2cm.

Carved in dark grey stone as a bamboo stem with a leafy branch to the side and a mountainous village in shallow relief, 12cm.

£800-1,200

£200-300

692 A CHINESE BAMBOO ‘LANDSCAPE’ VASE PROBABLY LATE QING DYNASTY The cylindrical body carved with pavilions and pagodas in a mountainous landscape in shallow relief, with a mythical beast and a lotus flowerhead to the waisted neck, 27.5cm.

£300-500

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695 A CHINESE LACQUER CALLIGRAPHY BRUSH SIX CHARACTER KANGXI MARK AND PERHAPS OF THE PERIOD Decorated in black and gold lacquer with dragons amidst clouds and fire wisps between bands of key fret, 28.5cm. (2)

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£800-1,200 696 A CHINESE PORCELAIN BELT HOOK LATE QING DYNASTY With a dragon’s head and a chilong to the green glazed body, together with an aventurine glass archer’s ring, 9cm. (2)

£800-1,200 697 A COLLECTION OF EIGHT CHINESE HARDSTONE ANIMALS 20TH CENTURY Comprising: a pair of elephants, a pair of Mandarin ducks, a pair of phoenix, a lion dog and a small horse, each with a wood stand, 12cm. (16)

£500-1,000

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698 A SMALL COLLECTION OF ASIAN ITEMS 19TH/20TH CENTURY Comprising: a bronze archaistic vessel, a Tibetan kapala and a Song-style conical bowl, 21cm. (4)

£300-500 699 λ A CHINESE ALOESWOOD INSCRIBED BANGLE QING DYNASTY OR LATER Carved with a mountainous landscape and five lines of calligraphy, 11cm.

£400-600

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700 700 A CHINESE JADE INSET BRONZE SWORD PROBABLY HAN DYNASTY The blade with two rows of characters to each side, the flared handle with two protruding bands and a chicken bone jade plaque carved with taotie masks mounted in the hilt, 43.5cm.

£400-600 701 A CHINESE HARDSTONE ARCHAISTIC BI QING DYNASTY

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Carved from a brown stone with green mottling with four taotie masks in shallow relief to one side, mounted on a wood stand, 17.3cm dia. (2)

£400-600 702 A CHINESE APPLE-GREEN JADEITE ABSTINENCE PLAQUE 20TH CENTURY Carved as a finger citron with two Chinese characters to one side reading zhai jie, the reverse with the Manchu characters bolgomi karga, together with two pendants of amber and grey jade and a jadeite ring, 5cm. (4)

£200-300 703 A CHINESE OLIVE STONE BRACELET LATE QING DYNASTY Composed of eight beads carved with figures, trees and pagodas, the central bead with an additional bead shaped as a finger citron, 14.3cm.

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£200-300

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704 A CHINESE BI MADE UP OF THREE HUANG PROBABLY WESTERN ZHOU Each with a hole drilled at each end, together forming a circle, together with a fitted box, 8.7cm. (4)

£400-600 705 A CHINESE ARCHAISTIC GREY-GREEN JADE VASE QING DYNASTY The body divided by flanges and carved with stylised characters and taotie masks, all raised on an oval foot, together with a wood stand, 14.5cm. (2)

£150-250

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706 A CHINESE SOAPSTONE LIBATION CUP LATE QING DYNASTY Carved as a deep lotus leaf surrounded with flowerheads and leaves, their stems tied together to the side with a branch of a fruiting loquat, together with a wood stand formed as further lotus leaves, flowerheads and a rice ear, 11cm. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Sir Ronald Charles Lindsay GCB, KCMG, CVO, PC,1877-1945, and thence by descent. Sir Ronald Lindsay was a British civil servant and diplomat, he was the British Ambassador to Turkey from 1925-26 and to Germany from 1926-28; from 1928-30, he was Permanent Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and from 1930-39 the British Ambassador to the United States of America.

707 A CHINESE CELADON JADE ‘DRAGON’ PLAQUE LATE QING DYNASTY/REPUBLIC PERIOD Carved as two intertwined archaistic beasts with bodies decorated with scrolls in shallow relief, the stone with russet inclusions, 14.5cm.

£1,000-2,000

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708 A CHINESE PINK QUARTZ CARVING OF A RECUMBENT HORSE LATE QING DYNASTY With his legs tucked underneath the body, the head with small ears turned to sinister, the tail curved onto his hind leg, 17.5cm.

£1,500-2,500

709 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE BRUSH WASHER MODERN With an ovoid body carved with three chilong and a phoenix climbing over the edge, each beast holding a lingzhi spray in its mouth, 15.5cm.

£500-800

710 A CHINESE AGATE PENDANT 20TH CENTURY Carved with two children and a bat near a tree, the details picked out in red stone, 3.8cm.

£200-300

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711 THREE CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CARVINGS QING DYNASTY Comprising: a lion dog clasping a brocade ball, a boy with a pot full of lingzhi and a scholar with a small boy on his shoulders, two with wood stands, 6cm. (5)

£300-500

712 THREE CHINESE JADE ITEMS 19TH/20TH CENTURY Comprising: a circular reticulated plaque with two cranes against a foliate ground, a mythical beast and a stylised cicada, 6.2cm. (3)

£200-300 Provenance: an English private collection, acquired in Germany before 1955.

713 A CHINESE WHITE JADE PLAQUE AND A CHINESE WHITE JADE BELTHOOK QING DYNASTY The plaque carved with a spray of chrysanthemum, the belt hook with a dragon’s head and archaistic scrolls to the shaft, 9cm. (2)

£400-600

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714 A CHINESE WHITE JADE CARVING OF A ZODIAC ANIMAL QING DYNASTY OR LATER With a human body and the head of a ram with curved horns, seated with his legs crossed, holding a scroll in his left hand, 6cm.

£1,000-2,000

715 A CHINESE WHITE JADE BELT HOOK LATE QING DYNASTY Carved with a dragon’s head and a chilong to the body.

£500-800 Provenance: from the collection of Una Money-Shewan d.1976, acquired in China between 1896 and 1910.

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716 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE LOBED BOWL 20TH CENTURY With an oblong quatrefoil body raised on a short straight foot, the stone with minor green and russet inclusions, 15cm.

£500-800

717 A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A CRAB QING DYNASTY With his legs folded underneath the body, holding a lotus stem in his claws, the stone with minor russet markings, 9.3cm.

£800-1,000

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718 TWO PANELS OF QAJAR POTTERY TILES 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Arranged in two sets of six, one painted with a pair of peacocks, the other with a pair of pheasants perched on a blossoming peony tree, all within stylised floral borders against a pale blue ground, each tile 24cm x 24cm. (12)

£400-600 Provenance: an English private collection, purchased at Christie’s South Kensington on 22nd September 1994, a copy of the original invoice is available.

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719 A MIDDLE EASTERN GILT-DECORATED IRON DAMASCENED OVAL TRAY 19TH CENTURY Decorated with a scene of a feast within floral borders, the rim with hunting scenes of equestrian archers and their prey, 52.5cm.

£200-300 720 TWO QAJAR TILES 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY One painted with a pair of doves by a peony bush, the other with an equestrian figure with a mandolin, together with a bottle vase painted with birds and blossoms, 35cm. (3)

£300-500 Provenance: from the collection of Edward and Julia Carter Preston, sold on behalf of The Hope Carter Preston Foundation, Liverpool. Edward Carter Preston (1885-1965) was a renowned Liverpool artist, sculptor and medalist, his daughter Julia Carter Preston (1926-2012) was a successful potter.

721 A SPANISH PLASTER PANEL OF THE PORTICO AT THE ALHAMBRA MOSQUE 20TH CENTURY Cast and painted as the arched doorway at the Hall of Ambassadors, with detailed geometric and calligraphic decoration, framed and glazed, 39cm x 22cm.

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722 TWO IZNIK TILES C.1580 Each painted with stylised flowerheads in blue, turquoise and sealing wax red against the white ground, 25cm. (2)

£1,200-1,500

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723 A QAJAR MOULDED POTTERY TILE 19TH CENTURY Decorated with two equestrian figures of a falconer and a lady accompanied by a dog, with buildings in the background and a floral frieze to the top, framed, 32cm x 37cm.

£1,000-1,500

724 AN INDIAN MINIATURE PAINTING OF A WARRIOR 19TH CENTURY Standing, looking into the distance, holding a shield in his right hand and resting his left hand on the hilt of his sword, together with a miniature painting of an amorous couple and another of a falconer, all framed and glazed, 20.5cm x 8cm. (3)

£500-1,000 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid.

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725 A SET OF FOUR CHINESE INK PAINTINGS ON PAPER QING DYNASTY

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Three depicting mountainous landscapes and one of blossoming prunus, two with four character poems, each framed and glazed, 25.5cm x 34cm. (4)

£200-300 726 AN ALBUM OF EIGHT CHINESE LANDSCAPE INK PAINTINGS REPUBLIC PERIOD Each painted in monochrome and with several lines of calligraphy and seals, 16.5cm x 27cm.

£200-300

727 A CHINESE YUAN-STYLE PAINTING ON SILK OF A BIRD REPUBLIC PERIOD Depicting a bird perched on a branch of a blossoming prunus tree gazing at a honey bee, framed and glazed, 25.5cm x 25cm.

£400-600 728 AN ALBUM OF CHINESE PAINTINGS 20TH CENTURY Bound in a hardback cover containing thirty paintings and sketches of figures, landscapes, plants, animals and embroidery designs, some with notes in pencil in English, 22cm x 17cm.

£300-500

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730 729 AFTER QIAN XUAN, WANG ZHAO JUN DEPARTING FOR THE FRONTIER REPUBLIC PERIOD A Chinese handscroll painting in ink and colour on silk, title-slip reads Qian Xuan hua Zhao Jun chu sai tu, signed Qian Xuan with one illegible seal, 21cm x 214cm.

£800-1,200 Provenance: from the collection of Mrs Miles (1880-1970) in Wales. Wang Zhao Jun was known as one of the four beauties of ancient China, she was sent by Emperor Yuan to marry the Xiongnu leader in order to establish friendly and peaceful relations through marriage between the Han (206 BC - AD 220) and the Xiongnu.

729 details 730 A CHINESE ‘SCHOLARS’ HANDSCROLL AFTER ZHOU DONG CUN REPUBLIC PERIOD Depicting scholars with their assistants in a bamboo and pine grove appreciating scrolls, dancing and playing go, with five lines of calligraphy and five seals, 33cm x 313cm.

£200-400

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731 731 FOUR CHINESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS 20TH CENTURY

733 TWO CHINESE FAN PAINTINGS 17TH AND LATE 18TH CENTURY

With designs after Qi Baishi depicting frogs, lotus, grapes and morning glory, each framed and glazed, 32cm x 47cm. (4)

One by Fan Jun a graduate from Kiangsu, depicting narcissus and prunus with a short poem and two seals, the other by Chou Huan, with peach blossoms, inscribed Shao Ku Chou Huang and with a seal, each framed and glazed, 36cm x 65cm. (2)

£200-300 732 TWO PANELS OF CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY AND ONE COUPLET 20TH CENTURY

£250-350 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Sydney L Moss Ltd.

Ink on paper, 90cm x 30cm, 68cm x 42cm, 138cm x 35cm, 139cm x 35cm. (4)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Lin Wen Zhi (d.1994) acquired in the 1950s and thence by descent. Lin was the oldest son of a wealthy and influential family, he studied at the University of Shanghai during the 1920s, he was sent from Shanghai to Singapore to help in his uncle’s business. After the Second World War, he went on to start his own businesses, then he re-established the family tea business in his late 70s.

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734 A CHINESE SANCAI FIGURE OF A GUARDIAN TANG DYNASTY Standing on a recumbent buffalo, wearing armour, with his left hand resting on his hip, the right arm raised, the head and hand unglazed, 42cm.

£1,500-2,500 Together with a copy of Thermoluminescence Analysis Report, sample no.C118f84, dated 17th May 2018.

735 A LARGE CHINESE SHIWAN WARE MODEL OF AN EAGLE 19TH CENTURY The white bird tucking his head under his wing, perched on a gnarled stump of a cherry tree with blossoming branches, 43.5cm.

£500-1,000 Cf. Rustic Images, Shiwan Ware from the Eryi Coating Collection, no.64 for a related smaller model of a white eagle.

736 A CHINESE POTTERY CIRCULAR TRAY TANG DYNASTY

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Together with six small U-shaped cups, decorated with green and ochre glazes on a cream ground, and with a further unglazed U-shaped cup, 24.5cm. (2)

£300-500 Provenance: formerly an English private collection from North London.

737 A CHINESE SGRAFFITO POTTERY BASIN MING DYNASTY The deep body decorated to the interior with a green glaze over a brown slip, with a band of the eight trigrams encircling two central fish creating a yin-yang symbol to the centre and panels containing floral sprays and scenes from folk tales and theatre plays to the cavetto, the broad rim with a geometric border, the exterior unglazed, 36.5cm.

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: acquired in the Netherlands in the 1990s. Cf. J Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, pp.499-450, pl.15:6 for a similar basin.

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738 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE DISHES YONGZHENG 1723-35 Each painted in enamels and gilt with the Immortals Magu and He Xiangu, the former with a basket of flowers on a long pole, the latter with a ruyi, ascending into clouds accompanied by a phoenix, with rolling waves below, the rim with three floral panels on a pink diaper ground, 15.5cm. (2)

£300-400

739 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL AND COVER SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1875-1908 Finely painted with floral sprays to the body and cover, together with another blue and white bowl, cover and stand decorated with a fruiting vine and with two six character Qianlong marks, 16.3cm. (5)

£300-500 Cf. Sotheby’s London, 4th November 2009, lot 259 for a similar larger bowl and cover from the same period.

740 TWO CHINESE TEAPOTS AND COVERS 18TH CENTURY One famille rose painted with a pair of quails near rockwork and a peony bush, the other blanc de Chine moulded with leafy branches and with a short poem incised to the side, 16.5cm. (4)

£500-1,000

741 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SAUCE BOATS 18TH CENTURY Each painted in enamels and gilt with flower garlands, with gilt rims and a flower spray to the interior, 24cm. (2)

£100-200

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742 A PAIR OF CHINESE IMARI PLATES FROM THE COLLECTION OF AUGUSTUS THE STRONG KANGXI 1662-1722 Each painted in enamels and gilt with a roundel containing a vase of flowering plants with fencing within two bands of shaped panels with blossoms and butterflies, Japanese Palace inventory numbers N:127/I incised to the bases, 22.1cm. (2)

£2,000-2,500

743 A NEAR PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE ‘GOLDFISH’ PLATES 18TH CENTURY Each painted with five colourful fish and aquatic plants, with blue floral sprays to the rims, all within gilt spearhead borders, 23cm. (2)

£200-300

744 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE TUREEN, COVER AND STAND 18TH CENTURY Painted in enamels and gilt with floral sprays, panels of diaper pattern and spearhead borders, the cover with a peach-shaped finial, 35.3cm. (3)

£1,000-1,500

745 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BOWL SIX CHARACTER TONGZHI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1862-74 With a ribbed body painted with insects and flower sprays, together with a pair of plates painted with fruit and bats, with four character Daoguang marks, 17.5cm. (3)

£300-500

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746 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS LATE QING DYANSTY Each painted with two quatrelobed landscape panels against a bright turquoise ground with peony flowerheads and scrolling foliage, with a band of ruyi-heads to the rim, four character Qianlong marks to the bases, together with wood stands, 16.3cm. (4)

£200-300 Provenance: acquired in Hong Kong in the 1970s.

747 EIGHT CHINESE BOWLS 19TH CENTURY Variously shaped and painted with figures, flowers, foliage, bats, shou characters and other precious objects, each with a turquoise interior and base, two with six character Xianfeng marks, two with four character and four with six character Tongzhi marks, 20.5cm. (8)

£300-500 Provenance: an English private collection, purchased at Christie’s South Kensington on 2nd April 1992, a copy of the original invoice is available.

748 A PAIR OF SMALL CHINESE ‘LANDSCAPE’ DISHES SIX CHARACTER TONGZHI MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD 1862-74 Each painted with a mountainous landscape with gates, pagodas and pine trees, with four character inscriptions to the tops, 13cm. (2)

£400-600

749 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE ‘DRAGON AND PHOENIX’ BOWLS, COVERS AND STANDS SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD 1875-1908 Each painted with mythical creatures amongst colourful clouds above waves, with bands of key fret to the rims, the covers mirroring the design, the moulded stands with bands of stylised waves, 10.4cm. (6)

£1,500-2,500

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750 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SAUCERS SIX CHARACTER YONGZHENG MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD 1723-35 Each painted with a peony flowerhead and a fruiting branch, 14.8cm. (2)

£500-700 Provenance: formerly an American private collection.

751 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER SIX CHARACTER TONGZHI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1862-74 Painted with figures in a garden, the rims picked out in gilt, the interior divided into six compartments, 19cm. (2)

£250-350

752 A CHINESE PART TEA SERVICE 18TH CENTURY Decorated en grisaille with flower sprays and with gilt details, comprising: a teapot, cover and stand, a milk jug and cover, a tea canister and cover, nine tea bowls, six coffee cups, four saucers, and a cover, 23.5cm max. (28)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Lady Ottoline and Philip Morrell, and thence by descent.

753 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD 1875-1908 Painted with blossoming peonies issuing from the feet and extending to the interiors, 9.1cm. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Dorothy Dawson Hornell, b.1890 in Shanghai.

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754 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE CREAM JUG AND COVER C.1770 Painted with a galleon in full sail flying the British colours, the rim and cover with a pink scale design, 15cm. (2)

£300-400 755 A SMALL CHINESE CAFE-AU-LAIT ‘LOTUS’ CUP SIX CHARACTER TONGZHI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1862-74 Painted with enamels and gilt with blue lotus flowerheads, bats and stylised shou characters against a café-au-lait ground, 7cm.

£200-300 756 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE AND UNDERGLAZE RED CADOGAN TEAPOT 19TH CENTURY The body painted with figures and pavilions in a waterside landscape, with leafy branches applied near the handle and spout, 20cm.

£100-200 757 A CHINESE COPPER-RED ANHUA DECORATED VASE PROBABLY QING DYNASTY The pear-shaped body decorated with an uneven red glaze, incised with three roundels of mythical beasts, the interior white, 12cm.

£500-800 758 A SMALL CHINESE PALE GREEN WATERPOT LATE QING DYNASTY With a compressed circular body carved with a bird of prey perched on a stump of a pine tree, with a four character Yongzheng mark to the base, 7.5cm.

759 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE TEAPOT KANGXI 1622-1722 The cylindrical body moulded in the form of a bundle of bamboo, painted with floral sprays, together with an associated cover, 17.5cm. (2)

£300-400 760 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE TEA BOWL YONGZHENG 1723-35 Finely painted with enamels and gilt with a pair of lovers and their servant enjoying tea in a garden, with a band of stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage to the inner rim, 7.8cm.

£100-200 Provenance: from the collection of Sir Ronald Charles Lindsay GCB, KCMG, CVO, PC,1877-1945, and thence by descent. Sir Ronald Lindsay was a British civil servant and diplomat, he was the British Ambassador to Turkey from 1925-26 and to Germany from 1926-28; from 1928-30, he was Permanent Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and from 1930-39 the British Ambassador to the United States of America.

761 A SMALL CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘THREE FRIENDS OF WINTER’ JAR KANGXI 1662-1722 The ovoid body painted with bamboo, prunus and a pine tree and a bird in flight, 13cm.

£100-150 762 A SMALL CHINESE YIXING LAVENDER GLAZED VASE 19TH CENTURY The rectangular-section body raised on a short foot, 8.5cm.

£300-500

£200-300 Provenance: a private collection mostly acquired in the 1970s and 1980s.

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763 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE TRANSITIONAL C.1640

764 A CHINESE LANGYAO BOTTLE VASE QING DYNASTY

The ovoid body painted with a leopard crouched on rockwork beside a butterfly, with peony, bamboo and chrysanthemum emerging from rocks, the tall flaring neck with sprays of prunus, bamboo and other flowers, 35.5cm.

With an ovoid body and a flared rim, all supported on a slightly flared circular foot, decorated with an even dark red glaze, 42.5cm.

£1,500-2,500

£300-500 Provenance: from the collection of Elenor Crawford (d.1998).

765 A CHINESE CRACKLE GLAZED CELADON VASE QING DYNASTY OR LATER

766 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASE YONGZHENG 1723-35

With an ovoid body and a tall cylindrical neck decorated with a thick glaze, the flared foot pierced with two rectangular holes, a six character Yongzheng mark to the base, 32.5cm.

Painted with a procession of children, one riding a mythical beast, the other carrying flags and a canopy, together with a later metal cover, 24.5cm.

£1,000-1,500

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767 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE JAR AND COVER 19TH CENTURY

768 A CHINESE IRON-RED MEIPING 19TH CENTURY

The ovoid body decorated with shaped panels with various plants and animals against an iron-red ground with stylised flowerheads, the cover mirroring the design, 30cm. (2)

Painted with dragons amidst lingzhi between two bands of blossoms, a ruyi-head and flowerhead band to the shoulder, and with a formal lappet band to the foot, 33cm.

£400-600

£500-1,000

769 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE WALL CISTERN KANGXI 1662-1722

770 A CHINESE CLAIR-DE-LUNE GLAZED BOTTLE VASE QING DYNASTY

Painted with boys at play in a fenced garden, a spray of flowers in a vase and precious objects, with stylised floral bands to the neck and a spout formed as the head of a horned mythical creature, 38.5cm.

With an ovoid body and a tall cylindrical neck and two simple bands around the shoulder and neck, all decorated with an even pale blue glaze, 33cm.

£300-500

£500-800 Provenance: formerly in a French private collection.

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771 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE AND OVERGLAZE RED VASE WANLI 1573-1620 The square-section body decorated with stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage, the edges with a groove painted with green enamel, 13.5cm.

£800-1,200 Provenance: by repute, from the collection of Sir James Roll, Lord Mayor of London 1921-22.

772 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘THREE FRIENDS OF WINTER’ JAR WANLI 1573-1620

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With a lobed body painted with birds among pine, bamboo and prunus trees, with a band of lappets to the shoulder and key fret to the rim, 17.5cm.

£200-300 Cf. J Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, pp.291-292, pl.II:36 for a similar example.

773 A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE KRAAK ‘GEESE AND PEONY’ DISH WANLI 1573-1620 Painted to the centre with three geese by the water’s edge near a large peony bush, the rim with panels of stylised blossoms and precious objects, 36cm.

£300-500 774 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE DISH KANGXI 1662-1722 Painted with a scene from the Romance of the Three Kingdoms depicting the beauty Diao Chan, her lover Lü Bu and his godfather Dong Zhuo on a terrace, all within a border of panels containing precious objects on a cash ground, a conch shell mark and a circular paper label for John Sparks Ltd., London to the base, 34.7cm.

£300-500

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775 A CHINESE WUCAI INSCRIBED BALUSTER VASE 19TH CENTURY Painted with an official and two attendants by a mansion, inscribed on the shoulder with four characters reading jia guan jin jue, with bands of cracked-ice and stylised blossoms to the shoulder and neck, 19.5cm.

£200-300 776 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘PRUNUS’ JAR KANGXI 1662-1722 The ovoid body painted with prunus blossoms against a cracked-ice ground, with a dentil band to the shoulder, together with a wood stand and a cover with an inset pale celadon jade bi disc, 21cm. (3)

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£400-600 777 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE AND UNDERGLAZE RED ‘DRAGON’ DISH QING DYNASTY Painted to the centre with a roundel containing a red dragon against a ground of stylised rolling waves, the reverse with nine further small dragons amidst waves between scrolling bands, 21.2cm.

£500-1,000 778 A CHINESE ‘SWATOW’ BLUE AND WHITE DISH EARLY 17TH CENTURY Painted with a phoenix standing on rockwork in a garden, with panels containing stylised floral sprays to the cavetto, 41.3cm.

£300-500

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779 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE STEM BOWL, LINER AND COVER LATE 19TH CENTURY The body decorated with stylised crane roundels and bats, with a band of prunus and bamboo to the rim and rolling waves to the foot, and with two metal handles, the cover mirroring the design, 16cm. (3)

£300-500

780 A CHINESE AUBERGINE GLAZED INCENSE BURNER KANGXI 1662-1722

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The bombé-shaped body with lion mask handles, raised on a straight foot, all painted in a rich aubergine glaze, 22cm.

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: formerly a French private collection.

781 A LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE JARDINIERE 19TH CENTURY The ovoid body decorated with enamels and gilt with two large and four smaller roundels containing flower baskets against a powder blue ground, 36cm.

£400-600

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782 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE INSCRIBED STEM BOWL LATE 19TH CENTURY Painted with a pair of birds perched on the branch of a flowering bush issuing from rockwork and with two lines of calligraphy, and five bats encircling a shou character to the centre, the foot with bands of fylfots, scrolling foliage and lappets, together with a wood stand, 13.7cm dia. (2)

£500-800

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783 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE ‘LOTUS’ BOWL YONGZHENG 1723-35 Moulded with three rows of petals, painted with sprays of peony and chrysanthemum to the rim, with a single large lotus flowerhead to the centre and a band of panels containing various blossoms against a pink cash ground, 27.8cm.

£400-600 784 A PAIR OF CHINESE CANTON FAMILLE ROSE MODELS OF ELEPHANTS 19TH CENTURY The caparisoned pachyderms standing four-square with raised trunks and heads turned to the side, the vases painted with birds and flowerheads surmounted by flared necks, 17.5cm. (2)

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£800-1,200 785 A PAIR OF CHINESE CANTON FAMILLE ROSE JARS AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY Each with an ovoid body painted in enamels and gilt with panels containing figures, birds and blossoms against an ornate ground of flowerheads and foliage, the covers mirroring the design, 24.5cm. (4)

£400-600 786 TWO CHINESE PORCELAIN MODELS OF FRUIT QING DYNASTY Formed as a large peach with a leafy stem and a bright yellow finger citron, 17cm. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: a private collection mostly acquired in the 1970s and 1980s.

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788 787 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE VASE 20TH CENTURY Finely painted with a spring scene of two farmers leading buffaloes and a young boy sitting on one of the animals holding a sparrow, the reverse with a short poem and three seals, a four character Qianlong mark to the base, 19.5cm.

£400-600 788 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘GEESE’ VASE 20TH CENTURY The ovoid body with a waisted neck painted with a large flock of geese on a pond near a weeping willow tree, with bands of leaves to the flared rim and footrim, the drilled base with a four character Jingdezhen mark, 45cm.

£300-500 789 TWO CHINESE POLYCHROME DECORATED WALL POCKETS REPUBLIC PERIOD Each with a tapering body and a ruyi-head back, one painted with a bird on a peony bush, the other with a landscape between bands of raised ruyi-heads, both signed and inscribed with poems, 26cm. (2)

£250-350

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790 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE QUATRELOBED ‘DRAGON’ PLAQUE LATE QING DYNASTY Painted with a dragon chasing a sacred pearl of wisdom amidst clouds and fire wisps above stylised waves crashing against a rock, 29cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a private collection mostly acquired in the 1970s and 1980s.

791 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN ’DRAGON’ PLAQUE 19TH CENTURY Painted with two dragons contesting a sacred pearl of wisdom, one emerging from scrolling clouds, the other from waves, 35cm x 35.5cm.

£1,000-2,000 792 A CHINESE POLYCHROME FIGURE OF A SCHOLAR 20TH CENTURY Standing, wearing long mauve-lustre robes with iron-red and gilt keyfret to the collar, a pink sash and cap, with his left hand behind his back and his right raised to his face, all on a rectangular plinth, 28cm.

£200-300

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793 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE DISH EARLY 18TH CENTURY Painted with a lion dog with a cub by a rocky outcrop with lingzhi and a bat in flight above them, 23.2cm.

£200-300 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire.

794 A LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE DISH 18TH CENTURY Painted with floral sprays to the centre and blossoms and fruit to the cavetto, 38.8cm.

£200-300

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795 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE LOTUS-SHAPED DISH KANGXI 1662-1722 Painted with a phoenix in flight and a qilin amongst rockwork and blossoms, the lobed rim with panels of mythical beasts, birds and flowers, the reverse with floral sprays and a flower mark to the base, 22.8cm.

£200-300 796 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BARBER’S BOWL EARLY 18TH CENTURY Painted with two ladies in a fenced garden with rockwork and a blossoming magnolia tree, and with two birds in flight above them, and floral sprays to the broad rim, 27.7cm.

£800-1,200 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire.

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797 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE BUDDHIST LION DOGS 19TH CENTURY Each baring its fangs, with one paw resting on a puppy, decorated with green, yellow and aubergine enamels, raised on high rectangular plinths with plaques bearing six character Kangxi marks in underglaze blue, 41cm. (2)

£400-600 Provenance: an English private collection, purchased from Paul M Peters Antiques, Harrogate on 16th June 1991, a copy of the original invoice is available.

798 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE MOULDED VASE 19TH CENTURY The cylindrical body rising to a flared rim decorated with nine colourful lion dogs playing with brocade balls against a ground of green stylised waves, 26cm.

£150-250

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799 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE ‘ZHONG KUI’ ROULEAU VASE KANGXI 1662-1722 Painted with the hero riding a mythical beast swinging his sword at two demons and with three lines of calligraphy and a seal to the reverse, with a floral band to the shoulder and bamboo sprays to the neck, 27.5cm.

£800-1,200 800 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ‘PRUNUS’ JAR KANGXI 1662-1722 The ovoid body painted with prunus blossoms against a cracked-ice ground, with a dentil band to the shoulder, the cover possibly associated, 23cm. (2)

£300-500

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801 TWO CHINESE HENAN BROWN GLAZED BOWLS 12TH/13TH CENTURY One with brown and russet splashes on a dark ground, the other with light brown splashes on black-brown ground, 18.2cm. (2)

£400-500 Provenance: from the collection of Prof. Ferdinando Cappelletti.

802 A CHINESE MOTTLED-GREEN ARCHAISTIC VASE 18TH CENTURY The square-section body with flanges and two handles, with a flared rim and foot, decorated with an even green glaze, 29.2cm.

£200-300

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803 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE OVAL DISH 18TH CENTURY Decorated to the centre with sprays of various blossoms within a spearhead border, 36cm.

£150-200 804 A CHINESE WHITE GLAZED MOULDED BOWL 18TH CENTURY With a U-shaped body decorated with archaistic mythical beasts, a band of stylised waves to the foot and key fret to the rim, 16cm.

£1,000-1,500 Provenance: an English private collection, London.

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805 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BOWL 19TH CENTURY With a moulded lobed body painted with a fishing village and figures in sampans and rafts, the interior turquoise, a six character Tongzhi mark to the base, 14.5cm.

£200-400

806 A CHINESE WUCAI ‘DRAGON AND PHOENIX’ BOWL SIX CHARACTER DAOGUANG MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD

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Painted with two dragons and phoenix contesting sacred pearls of wisdom on a floral ground, with the Eight Buddhist Symbols to the rim and a roundel containing a red dragon amidst green flames in a double blue band to the interior, 14.5cm.

£600-1,000

807 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE TURQUOISE GROUND JARDINIERE AND STAND 20TH CENTURY With a lobed body painted in enamels and gilt with stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage, bats, peaches and chimes, with stylised floral band on a yellow ground to the rim, raised on four ruyi-head feet, the stand mirroring the design, 18.5cm. (2)

£600-1,000

808 A CHINESE ARCHAISTIC-STYLE GILT DECORATED VASE 19TH CENTURY The ovoid body with a flared rim and four bands moulded around the neck, all finely painted in gilt with taotie masks, lappets, key fret and stylised foliage all on a dark brown ground, 16.5cm.

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809 A CHINESE GREEN CRACKLE GLAZED VASE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The pear-shaped body with a waisted neck and a flared rim raised on a flared foot decorated with a vivid green glaze, the interior and underside celadon, the base with a paper label inscribed ‘… this vase is from the Blount collection’, 24cm.

£600-1,000

810 A SMALL CHINESE CRACKLE GLAZED CONG-SHAPED VASE PROBABLY LATE QING DYNASTY The square-section body decorated with an even ivory glaze and moulded with trigrams to each side, 14cm.

£300-500

811 A CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE FIGURE OF GUANYIN LATE QING DYNASTY

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Wearing a long flowing cloak and a beaded necklace, holding a scroll in her right hand, standing on the back of a large scaly dragon shrouded in scrolling clouds, 35cm.

£200-300

812 A CHINESE WHITE GLAZED ARCHAISTIC INCENSE BURNER LATE QING DYNASTY The rectangular-section body moulded with taotie masks against a key fret design, with two scrolling handles, the cover with a lion dog finial, together with a wood stand, 13cm. (3)

£100-200 Provenance: a Monégasque private collection.

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813 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE STEM BOWLS AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY Each painted with scholars and their assistants on a terrace to one side and a poem and two seals to the reverse, the covers mirroring the design, both bowls and covers with six character Jiaqing marks, together with wood stands, 13.5cm. (6)

814 A NEAR PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE VASES 20TH CENTURY Each with an ovoid body painted with a warrior praying to Immortal maidens in heaven, the reverse with a poem and three seals, the necks with bands of ruyi-heads and tassels and the feet with lappets and key fret bands, with four character Qianlong marks to the bases, 15cm. (2)

£400-600

£2,000-3,000

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816 815 TWO CHINESE BLUE AND RED ‘MYTHICAL CREATURES’ BOWLS 20TH CENTURY Each painted with a roundel containing a dragon to the centre, the exterior with mythical beasts in underglaze blue against a background of red waves, one with a Qianlong mark, the other a Jiaqing mark to the base, 21.2cm. (2)

£500-1,000 Provenance: from the collection of Sir Richard Chenevix Trench.

816 A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SAUCER DISH SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1875-1908

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Painted with enamels and gilt with roundels containing auspicious characters against a yellow ground with stylised clouds, fylfots and a band of waves around the central character, 14.5cm.

£200-300

817 A CHINESE LEMON-YELLOW GLAZED CUP PROBABLY REPUBLIC PERIOD The U-shaped body decorated with an even glaze, raised on a short circular foot, a six character Yongzheng mark to the base within a double ring, 7.5cm.

£500-800

818 A CHINESE BLUE-GROUND CHRYSANTHEMUM DISH PROBABLY REPUBLIC PERIOD Moulded with petals to the cavetto and decorated with a blue glaze, a six character Qianlong mark to the base, 19cm.

£400-600

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819 A CHINESE WHITE GLAZED BOTTLE VASE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The ovoid body moulded with peony flowerheads and clouds, the cylindrical neck with bands of ruyi-heads and lappets, a six character Chenghua mark to the base, 18cm.

£300-500

820 TWO CHINESE YELLOW-GROUND ANHUA DECORATED DISHES SIX CHARACTER YONGZHENG MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD 1723-35 One carved to the exterior with flowerheads on a continuous scrolling lotus branch, the other with the Eight Buddhist Symbols, paper labels for Bluett & Sons, London to the bases, 14.7cm. (2)

£600-1,000 Provenance: an English private collection, Yorkshire.

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821 A KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE PICKLE JAR, TANJI CHOSON DYNASTY The bulbous body raised on a short foot and with a slightly everted rim, the shoulder decorated with precious objects including stylised scrolls and endless knots, the neck with a band of ruyi-heads, 12.5cm.

£300-500 See the Fitzwilliam Museum acc.no. C.442-1984 for a comparable jar decorated with peonies from the Gompertz Collection. These jars could be stacked up and came in three different sizes.

822 A KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE CHOSON DYNASTY The bulbous body decorated with two small birds perched on a flowering branch of prunus and with bamboo branches to the other side, with a tall neck and raised on a short foot painted with a concentric blue line, 20.7cm.

£4,000-6,000 Cf. B McKillop, Korean Art and Design, The Samsung Gallery of Korean Art, p.83 for a related vase described as a wine flask.

823 A RARE KOREAN SANGGAM SLIP-INLAID CELADON BOWL KORYO DYNASTY Decorated to the exterior in white and black slip with chrysanthemum flowerheads in medallions and between concentric lines, the interior with four fruiting branches of lychees and another flowerhead to the centre, with a band of geometric designs underneath the rim, 19.7cm.

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: purchased by the current owner from William Ohly, the Abbey Museum, in 2006. For other examples of Koryo Dynasty bowls with related decoration, see The Art Institute, Chicago, accession no.1910.22; the University of Michigan Museum of Art, accession no.2004/1.244, and Honolulu Museum of Art, accession 4146.1. Lychees are a fruit native to Southern China and they were considered a luxury import at the Koryo court.

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824 A KOREAN LACQUERED WOOD CHEST, BANDAJI CHOSON DYNASTY The top half with seven drawers surrounding a small storage area with two hinged doors, the lower half with a drop-front door opening on a larger storage area, decorated with mother of pearl, tortoiseshell, shagreen and inlaid brass wires with four confronting phoenix, stylised clouds, flowerheads and trigrams, the corners and hinges with ornate brass mounts, all raised on a stand with similar decoration, 114cm x 91cm x 35.5cm. (2)

ÂŁ3,000-5,000 See the Metropolitan Museum of Art, acc.no. 63.121.1a, b, for a comparable chest bequeathed by Franklin Jasper Walls and described as possibly the property of a Korean noble woman. Also, see Bonhams San Francisco, 25th June 2014, lot 6051 for a storage chest with similar decoration.

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825 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

826 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF A HORSE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Depicting a large ox reclining, its legs neatly tucked underneath the body, its horns depicted in real dark horn and with the hair realistically rendered, signed Masatomo underneath, 3.5cm.

Lying with its head turned to the side and the legs tucked underneath its body, the hair of the mane and tail finely carved, unsigned but attributed to Minkoku, 5.3cm.

£300-500

£800-1,200

827 A GOOD JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

828 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF A DRAGON MEIJI 1868-1912

Carved as a dragon emerging from a large orange, mikan, the mythological beast with eyes inlaid in light yellow horn, with crisply defined scales and fire wisps to the side, the fruit with a thin stalk from which grow two large leaves, signed underneath Toyomasa for Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856) of the Tamba Province, 4cm.

The mythical beast tightly coiled and holding a pearl of wisdom in its claws, the eyes inlaid with seed pearls and the pupils in horn, its scales crisply carved, unsigned, 4cm.

£700-900

£6,000-8,000 See M Coullery & M Newstead, The Baur Collection Geneva: Netsuke (Selected Pieces), no. C274 for a comparable dragon emerging from a fruit by Toyomasa. Also, see F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the Archives of the British Museum, Part B, p.949 for another similar netsuke by Toyomasa.

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829 A JAPANESE EBONY CARVING, OKIMONO EDO 1603-1868 Finely carved as a shishi with her two pups, crouching and resting its front paw on one of the youngs’ back, the other climbing on its hindquarters, the beasts with curling manes and tails, signed Kikugawa in an ivory reserve underneath, 7.8cm.

£1,000-2,000

830 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF A DOG EDO 1603-1868

831 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF A TIGER EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Depicted seated on its haunches, its front left paw resting on a large ball, with a thick collar around its neck from which hang five round bells, its eyes inlaid, unsigned, 4.9cm.

The feline seated on its haunches, with the head turned and baring its teeth, its long tail resting against its back and with the pupils inlaid, signed Gyokurintei in an oval reserve underneath, 3.5cm.

£600-800

£1,000-1,500 Cf. F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the Archives of the British Museum, Part A, pp.99-100 for other netsuke by Gyokurintei.

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832 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

833 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF A TIGER EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Carved as a fox seated with its right paw resting on a tsuzumi hand drum, depicted with rounded ears and long eyelashes, unsigned, 4.3cm.

The feline seated on his haunches, its long tail raised across its back, with a benevolent expression upon its face and with inlaid eyes, signed Shuzan underneath, 4cm.

£600-800 This netsuke possibly depicts the Kabuki character Kitsune Tadanobu with the Hatsune drum from the play Yoshitsune Senbon-Zakura.

£600-800

834 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

835 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Carved as a puppy resting with its head turned to the side, a scarf with a pattern of chrysanthemum tied around its neck and with the eyes inlaid in horn, signed Ransen in an oval reserve underneath, 3.8cm.

Carved as a Pekingese dog licking her puppy, lying on her side and with her paw tenderly placed on its back, unsigned but in Nagoya style, 5cm.

£700-1,000

£2,200-2,500

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836 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF A RAT EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

838 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

The chubby rodent depicted lying and tenderly clutching a large bean pod, the eyes inlaid and signed Ittei for Ittei of Nagoya, 4cm.

Depicting a fierce-looking eagle restraining a small fox between its claws, the feathers of its wings crisply carved and with inlaid eyes, unsigned, 4.4cm.

£700-1,000 Provenance: from the John and Helen Mang Collection. Cf. F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the Archives of the British Museum, Part A, p.252 for another netsuke of a rat with a bean pod by Ittei.

837 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 Carved as a snail slithering over the top of a discarded water bucket, the nails inlaid in horn and with the grain of the wood finely carved, signed Masanao underneath, probably for Masanao of Yamada (Ise Province), 3cm.

£2,000-2,500 See Quinn’s Washington, the Netsuke Collection of John and Helen Mang, 12th July 2012, lot 458, for a closely related eagle and fox purchased from F Meinertzhagen in 1959.

839 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE 19TH/20TH CENTURY Carved as a rabbit, the small mammal resting on a reishi fungus, with long ears and the eyes inlaid in red glass, signed Tomotada underneath, 4.5cm.

£200-300

£700-900 Cf. V Atchley and N Davey, The Virginia Atchley Collection of Japanese Miniature Arts, p.69, n.74, for a comparable netsuke of a snail on a water bucket signed Masanao.

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840 A BONTEBOK HORN CARVING, OKIMONO 20TH CENTURY

842 A GOOD JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

Carved as a stylised tanuki resting in a hollow tree stump, the racoon dog depicted in the light creamy material with its eyes shut and its paws visible underneath, the darker portion of the material with natural honey-coloured striations imitating the surface of the wood, signed with a small monogram C.H. to the back for Clive Hallam, 7.8cm.

Depicting a tengu emerging from his egg, tengu no tamago, the mythical creature levering itself out and with one wing spread over the shell, the eyes inlaid in light horn and with its feathers crisply rendered, signed Toyomasa for Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856) of the Tamba Province, 4.3cm.

£250-350 Clive Hallam is a contemporary British artist and a regular lecturer at conventions of the International Netsuke Society. His works feature a large variety of materials and subjects and his most famous netsuke may be a depiction of a snail on a can of coca cola, a contemporary take on the traditional snail on a bucket subject (see lot 837).

841 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF FUKURA SUZUME EDO/MEIJI PERIOD The lucky sparrow depicted with a plump body and short fan-shaped wings, the eyes inlaid and with its beak pulled into a deep frown, the legs neatly tucked underneath the body, signed Masatada, 3.6cm.

£600-800

£6,000-8,000 Cf. N Davey, Netsuke, A comprehensive study based on the M.T. Hindson Collection, p.240, no.744, for a closely related tengu no tamago described as an early work by Toyomasa, ex Isobel Sharpe Collection, ex Guest Collection, ex H L Joly Collection and illustrated in Legends in Japanese Art, p.340. Also, see F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the Archives of the British Museum, Part B, p.950 for another tengu by Toyomasa.

843 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting a tengu hatching from its egg, tengu no tamago, the legendary creature wearing a tokin cap and with a disgruntled expression on its face, inscribed ‘Furai, eighty-two years old’, 4cm.

£700-900

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844 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

845 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Depicting a large monkey seated with her two young, tenderly holding one before her whilst the other climbs over her head, the small primates with peaches in their hands and with another fruiting branch to the side, unsigned, 5.5cm.

Carved as two monkeys, the largest seated and holding the other by the ankle as it tries to reach a peach behind its back, the eyes inlaid in horn and with the hair of their fur realistically rendered, signed Masatsugu, 5cm.

£1,200-1,500

£1,200-1,500

846 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

847 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Depicting a monkey with its young and carrying a giant peach on its back, their eyes inlaid in horn and with the hair finely carved, the himotoshi lined with tortoiseshell and horn rings, signed Masanobu, 3.9cm.

Carved as a monkey tenderly holding her young before her, their hair finely rendered and with the eyes inlaid in horn, signed Ikko to the back, 3.6cm.

£800-1,200

£1,000-1,500 Cf. Christie’s London, 15th May 2013, lot 421 for a closely related netsuke of two monkeys by Ikko. Also, see F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the Archives of the British Museum, Part A, p.225, where other netsuke by Ikko with similar subjects are listed.

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848 A JAPANESE BONE NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

849 TWO JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Depicting an armour-clad samurai, possibly Kato Kiyomasa, restraining a tiger beneath him, holding a short dagger in his right hand ready to administer the fatal blow, the feline with its mouth open and baring its fangs, unsigned, 4.4cm.

One carved as the Chinese general Kan’u stroking his beard and holding a guandao war sword, unsigned, the other depicting a sculptor carving a large tengu mask, signed Masa with kakihan, 7.7cm max. (2)

£1,300-1,500

£600-800

Kato Kiyomasa (1562-1611) was a daimyo living during the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods. Famous for his uncompromising militaristic views, he led several successful campaigns against Joseon in Korea. He established and expanded many castles, including Kumamoto, and is often represented practising his hobby of hunting tigers.

850 THREE JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

851 THREE JAPANESE NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

One carved as Benkei in a large conch and blowing into a small seashell, a three character mark to the back, another as a standing fisherman carrying a large fugu fish over his shoulder, and the third depicting a mermaid amongst waves and holding a sacred jewel, the later two unsigned, 7cm max. (3)

One a kagamibuta netsuke with a wood bowl, the mixed-metal lid shaped as a small tsuba and decorated with a bat in flight over reishi fungi, the other two katabori wood netsuke carved as a firefly on a small pumpkin and a snake on a seashell, the later signed Koyu to the reverse, 5cm max. (3)

£500-800

£600-800

852 THREE JAPANESE NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

853 TWO JAPANESE NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Two carved as biwa fruits, one hollow and the other with simulated insect damage, the third carved as a small rat on a scoop of mushrooms, nibbling at the fungi, all unsigned, 5cm max. (3)

One wood and depicting a stylised lotus flower, the conical bloom growing on a short stalk, the other made from a fruit nut and carved in shallow relief with a carp swimming amongst scrolling waves, both unsigned, 5.2cm. (2)

£300-500

£300-500

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854 TWO JAPANESE STAG ANTLER RYUSA NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Both of circular form, one pierced with shaped apertures and with a central button depicting a pomegranate, the other depicting a gong with a scroll-shaped handle and a central hidari-mitsudomoe design of three teardrops in a circle, 4.8cm max. (2)

£600-800 The hidari-mitsudomoe design was widely used in Shinto shrines and as a family crest, kamon, notably by the Kobayakawa and Utsunomiya clans.

855 TWO JAPANESE STAG ANTLER NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS One carved as a small mushroom with scrolling tendrils growing against the base of its stem, unsigned, the other a stylised belt buckle, signed Tomochika, 5.5cm.

£400-600

856 THREE JAPANESE STAG ANTLER NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 All carved as a section of bamboo and two with snails, one in relief and signed Masayoshi, the other in gilt and silver lacquer with a red seal, the third decorated with bamboo leaves, 7.1cm max. (3)

£500-800

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858 two views

857 A JAPANESE ASAKUSA SCHOOL STAG ANTLER NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 Depicting a small owl, the natural ridges in the material creating the plumage on its breast, with a furrowed brow and its eyes inlaid in dark horn, a seal mark with the character koku to its back, 4.5cm.

£1,500-2,000 858 A JAPANESE ASAKUSA SCHOOL STAG ANTLER NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 The triangular body decorated with a variety of implements for the tea ceremony, chadogu, including an iron kettle, kama, a tea whisk, chasen, a water jar, mizusashi, and the reverse with further utensils, with the koku seal mark in a square reserve, 6cm.

£800-1,200 859 A JAPANESE ASAKUSA SCHOOL STAG ANTLER OBI-HASAMI NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 Depicting a grimacing kappa, frowning and with crossed eyes, the legendary water monkey with a bowl cut made of the original antler hair, unsigned, 12.5cm.

£800-1,200 Cf. S L Moss Ltd, Kokusai The Genius, no.232, for another obi-hasami with a kappa head with Koku seal.

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860 AN UNUSUAL JAPANESE BEAR TOOTH NETSUKE SHOWA 1926-1989

861 AN UNUSUAL JAPANESE NARWHAL TUSK NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Carved with two small roundels enclosing a stylised horse and an ox, the reverse finely engraved with an inscription reading Kemono santo and signed Masatoshi to, 4.7cm.

Carved as a large flattened drum with a portrait of Raiden to the front, the God of Thunder with long fangs and looking upwards, the sides with lightening-shaped patterns, unsigned, 3.8cm.

£600-1,000

£1,200-1,500

Cf. R Bushell, Netsuke Familiar & Unfamiliar, p.102, no.7 where this very netsuke is illustrated. The author explains that the inscription refers to ‘three hide or fur-bearing animals’ which are the horse, the ox and the bear to which this tooth once belonged.

Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

862 THREE JAPANESE NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

863 TWO JAPANESE NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Two in wood, one carved as an oni carrying a large sack over his shoulder from which Shoki the Demon Queller tries to escape, the other depicting a blind man crawling over a plank, the third a foreigner in stag antler, wearing a conical hat and with a joyful expression on his face, all unsigned, 8cm.

One pebble-shaped and made of stag antler, the surface carved with an ama diving girl swimming amongst scrolling waves with a large seashell in her hand, the reverse with her woven basket, unsigned, the other a marine ivory manju netsuke with a multitude of masks including Okame and an oni, with a seal face and signed Yoshimitsu to the side, 5.5cm max. (2)

£500-800

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864 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting a standing South Sea Islander, holding a shakujo sistrum in one hand and a fan behind his back, with a rope tied to his forehead and another around his waist, a bemused expression on his face, the back inscribed, 7.9cm.

£2,000-2,500 Provenance: from the collection of Barry Davies, by repute.

865 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting a tall South Sea Islander, the man clutching a mother of pearl fish against him and with a cheery expression on his face, his eyes inlaid in bone and horn, unsigned but attributed to Tomochika, 8cm.

£1,500-2,000 Provenance: from the John and Helen Mang Collection. See Bonhams London, 8th November 2016, lot 36, for a closely related ebony and mother of pearl netsuke of an islander from the Julius and Arlette Katchen Collection signed Tomochika.

866 A JAPANESE STAG ANTLER NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting a tall foreigner with a large brimmed hat, his hands neatly tucked in the long sleeves of his robes and with his face turned to dexter, 10cm.

£400-600 Provenance: the collection of an English gentleman, acquired from Spink.

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867 A JAPANESE STAG ANTLER NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

868 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

Depicting Seiobo, the Queen Mother of the West, standing wearing long robes and holding a spray of fruiting peach in her hand, a wicker basket hanging from her arm, with a coat of mugwort leaves upon her shoulders and a necklace made of four large balls, unsigned, 7.1cm.

Depicting Seiobo, the Queen Mother of the West, holding a basket before her filled with flowers, with long flowing robes and a tall headdress, a coat of mugwort leaves on her shoulders, unsigned, 8.5cm.

£1,000-1,500

£2,200-2,500

869 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF A KARAKO EDO 1603-1868

870 A JAPANESE STAG ANTLER NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

The tall boy smiling and holding a lion mask above his head for the shishimai dance, his long robes decorated with a pattern of wild orange blossoms, the mon for the Tachibana clan, unsigned, 9.1cm.

Depicting a small child, karako, standing smiling and holding a large fighting cock in his arms, his small hat with a feather and wearing Chinese robes, the eye of the bird inlaid, unsigned, 5.8cm.

£2,000-3,000

£1,000-1,500

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871 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Carved as Kan’u riding his horse, the Chinese general with inlaid eyes and stroking his pointed beard, wearing long robes and holding a guandao war sword decorated with a dragon’s head, the horse with its head lowered, unsigned, 8.5cm.

£6,000-8,000 Provenance: purchased from Sydney L Moss Ltd, by repute. Kan’u (d.220) or Guan Yu in Chinese was a famous general in the late Eastern Han dynasty. He is known as the epitome of Confucian virtue, loyalty and righteousness and was deified in the 6th century.

872 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF AMATERASU EDO/MEIJI PERIOD The Sun goddess depicted standing, with long flowing robes and with her hands tucked in her sleeves, with an ornate necklace and holding a staff before her, the figure with a flat back and inscribed with a two character signature, 6.7cm.

£500-800

873 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting a small karako holding a hobby horse, the boy wearing a Chinese coat and with a joyful expression on his face, the eyes of the toy inlaid in ivory and horn, signed Yoshi to the back, 5.5cm.

£1,400-1,600

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874 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

875 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Carved as the severed head of a Nio, the Buddhist guardian king with a ferocious expression, frowning and with his mouth open, unsigned, 4cm.

Depicting a joyful-looking monkey emerging from a giant orange, mikan, the fruit with a short stalk and two leaves issuing from it, a small insect crawling to the side, with a two character mark in an oval reserve, 4cm.

£1,000-1,500 This netsuke may be inspired by the famous pair of Nio at Todaiji Temple in Nara dating from the 12th century.

£800-1,200

876 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

877 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF A THWARTED RAT CATCHER MEIJI 1868-1912

Carved as a blind masseur and his client, the first kneeling and pushing his elbow into the other man’s clavicle, the client wincing in pain, signed Beizan underneath, 3.8cm.

The man kneeling down and holding a box before him, his mouth wide open in surprise as the large rodent climbs upon his back, their eyes inlaid, unsigned, 4.3cm.

£2,200-2,500

£1,200-1,500

Cf. Sagemonoya New York, Sans Ivoire, no.42 where this very netsuke is illustrated.

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878 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Carved as an oni giving Okame a massage, the demon typically depicted with two short horns and muscular arms, the goddess of mirth seated before him and smiling in delight, unsigned, 4cm.

£500-800

879 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Carved as Handaka Sonja with his pet dragon, the bearded sage sitting on a rock and scratching the mythical beast’s chin, unsigned, 4.8cm.

£1,300-1,500

880 A JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE OF BENKEI EDO 1603-1868 The warrior monk climbing upon a massive conch shell, his tokin cap and eyes made of dark horn and with two large buttons inlaid in horn to his back, unsigned, 8.8cm.

£2,200-2,500 Provenance: from a private American collection. Also illustrated in B Davies, 100 Selected Pieces from The Netsuke Collection of Scott Meredith, no.108.

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881 TWO JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN OJIME MEIJI 1868-1912 One modelled as an aubergine, signed Eiraku to the side, the other of rectangular shape with two sides decorated with patterns of stylised waves, seigaiha, the others with figures in landscapes, unsigned, 2.2cm max. (2)

£400-600 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey. Cf. Rokusho, vol.6, and Sagemonoya, Netsuke, ojime and Masatoshi’s Kabuki where these two ojime are illustrated.

882 λ A JAPANESE IVORY OJIME MEIJI 1868-1912 Depicting a small mika fruit, the tangerine with its skin peeled to reveal the segments underneath, the calyx inlaid with a small horn bead, signed Mitsuhiro underneath, 0.9cm.

£1,500-2,000 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

883 THREE JAPANESE METAL OJIME MEIJI 1868-1912 One in copper, silver and shakudo and depicting a soft-shell suppon turtle with the moon reflecting on its belly; another in woven copper thread formed as an ikebana basket; the third in white metal depicting a small inari fox on a square inlaid plinth, all unsigned, 1.9cm max. (3)

£800-1,200 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey. Cf. Rokusho, vol.6, no.5, where the inari ojime is illustrated. Also, Sagemonoya, Netsuke, ojime & Masatoshi’s kabuki for the fox and ikebana basket.

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884 A RARE JAPANESE GOLD AND SHAKUDO OJIME MEIJI 1868-1912

885 A GOOD JAPANESE GOLD AND MIXED METAL OJIME MEIJI 1868-1912

Depicting a standing man with a long sword, possibly Shoki the Demon Queller, a ferocious expression on his face and with a long beard and hair, wearing robes decorated with the Shimazu mon of a black cross on a circle, together with a copy of the International Society Journal, 2cm. (2)

Depicting a caparisoned elephant with his handler, the pachyderm with its head turned towards his master, the man wearing a conical hat and a long coat with a diamond pattern, possibly a foreigner, with details finely rendered in different colours, a two character inscription underneath the animal’s feet, possibly for Shumin, 1.5cm.

£3,000-4,000 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey. Cf. The International Netsuke Society Journal, vol.22, no.3, Fall 2002, p.55, where N K Davey discusses this very piece. The fact that it bears the crest for the Shimazu Lords of Satsuma indicates that it was probably made as a special commission.

£2,500-3,500 Provenance: deaccessioned from an American museum and then in the collection of Anne Meselson, by repute. Now in an English private collection, Surrey.

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886 λ A GOOD JAPANESE IVORY CARVING, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912 Finely carved as a monkey gently holding a small snail, the primate resting and putting his weight on his left hand, with a benevolent expression on its face and smiling at the gastropod, its hair naturalistically carved, signed Komei with kao underneath for Ishikawa Komei (1852-1913), with a burr wood associated base, 17.5cm. (2)

£15,000-25,000 Komei grew up in a family of wood sculptors and became popular for his traditional style reflecting his wish to protect Japanese art from Western influences. In 1881, he became a founding member of the Carvers’ Foundation Committee - later renamed the Tokyo Carvers’ Association- with the aim of encouraging fellow sculptors to create works in traditional Japanese style. He was later appointed Professor of the Sculpture Department at the Tokyo Art School (1891) and taught a new generation of artists. The resulting aesthetics, known today as the ‘Tokyo School’ style, display very high-quality craftsmanship whilst retaining the ‘Japanese spirit’ so dear to Komei.

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887 λ A JAPANESE IVORY AND SHIBAYAMA-STYLE TABLE SCREEN, TSUITATE MEIJI 1868-1912 The rectangular panel with mother of pearl, tortoiseshell, horn and stained ivory inlays, decorated to one side with two cockerels by a stream under a peony tree, to the other with a bird and butterflies flying over bellflowers and morning glories, each side with a border of flowers carved in sunken relief, shishiaibori, all raised on two feet decorated with bats flying over roof tiles, unsigned, 24.6cm x 20.5cm.

£1,500-2,000

888 λ A PAIR OF JAPANESE SHIBAYAMA-STYLE PANELS MEIJI 1868-1912 With two standing figures depicted in ivory and mother of pearl on a black lacquer ground, one wearing a tall eboshi hat and playing the flute, the other grabbing his sword in surprise at a butterfly fluttering above him, both designs taken from the print ‘Fujiwara Yasumasa playing the flute by moonlight’ by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, with foliate designs to the borders in red and gilt lacquer, both signed Naito in seal script, 58cm x 39cm. (2)

£1,500-2,000 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

‘Fujiwara Yasumasa playing the flute by moonlight’ by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

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889 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

890 λ A GOOD JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF AN OCTOPUS EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Of simplified form and carved as a pigeon or a hawk, the bird with its wings drawn in, unsigned, 4.6cm.

The mollusk resting with its tentacles curling against its large forehead, the pupils inlaid, signed Kiyokatsu at the back, 4cm.

£500-800

£500-1,000

Cf. R Bushell, Netsuke Familiar & Unfamiliar, pp.208-209, no.643, for a comparable netsuke of a pigeon-hawk bearing the mark of Rangyoku.

Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire, acquired in the early 20th century.

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891 λ A GOOD JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

892 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF A RECUMBENT BOAR MEIJI 1868-1912

Depicting a small rat seated on its haunches and nibbling at a candle it holds tightly with its front paws, its eyes and the wick inlaid in horn, signed Okatomo, 4.3cm.

The beast depicted resting with its mouth open revealing sharp teeth and tusks, the eyes inlaid in light horn and with darker pupils, with long grasses lying across its back, signed Rantei in an oval reserve and Hogen in another, 4.9cm.

£2,500-3,500 Provenance: from the collection of François Storno, sold at Christie’s London 16th May 2007, lot 239. This very netsuke is also illustrated in F Storno, Le Netzké Errant, fig.19. Also, see F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the Archives of the British Museum, Part B, p.619, where a comparable and possibly the same netsuke of a rat eating a candle by Okatomo is illustrated.

£2,000-2,500 Cf. F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the Archives of the British Museum, Part B, where a comparable netsuke of a boar signed Rantei is illustrated.

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893 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

894 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF A LION DOG, SHISHI EDO 1603-1868

Carved as a large shishi lying against her pup, the mythical beast licking its offspring with a tender expression, their long manes and tails with curling hair and with the eyes inlaid in horn, a two character signature underneath possibly for Ranju, 4.6cm.

The mythical beast seated on its haunches, with its head turned to dexter and clutching a large ball between its paws, its curling mane and tail finely carved and with a small loose ball in its mouth, unsigned but attributed to Mitsuharu of Kyoto, 4.4cm.

£1,500-2,000

£2,300-2,500

Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

Provenance: the collection of His Royal Highness The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974), sold at Christie’s London, 12th-13th July 2006, lot 661.

895 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

896 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Carved as two shishi play fighting, one on top of the other and nibbling its front right paw, both with curling bushy tails and with the hair of their fur finely carved, signed Kinshi in a rectangular reserve to the back, 4.2cm.

Depicting a shishi, the lion dog holding a large ball tightly between its paws, with a large curling mane and finely rendered hair, its head turned to the right and baring its teeth, the eyes inlaid in horn and with traces of staining, unsigned, 3.8cm.

£2,000-2,500

£800-1,200 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

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897 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

898 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF A TIGER EDO 1868-1912

Depicting the unusual subject of a shishi, a bear and a tiger, the three beasts sitting in a circle with the bear clambering over the back of the lion dog, signed Tomochika in an oval reserve underneath, 3.7cm.

The feline seated on its haunches and scratching its chin with its back leg, its long tail undulating before him and with its eyes inlaid in horn, unsigned but in style of the Okatomo school, 4.1cm.

£600-1,000

£2,300-2,500

Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

899 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

900 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF A TIGER EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Carved as a lean dog, seated with its head turned to the right and with its long tail curling against its haunch, the eyes inlaid in horn and the hair finely rendered, unsigned, 5.6cm.

The reclining feline with its head turned to the side and its long tail resting upon its back, seemingly panting with its mouth open and tongue outstretched, the eyes inlaid in horn and with the stripes of its fur finely rendered, unsigned but in Osaka style, 5.2cm.

£1,500-2,000

£1,300-1,500

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901 λ A JAPANESE IVORY AND SHIBAYAMA-STYLE MANJU NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

902 λ A JAPANESE IVORY RYUSA NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Decorated with Hotei and a small karako climbing upon his large sack, the God of Happiness depicted in silver and with a wood cloak, holding a fan inlaid with aogai and his bag made of shagreen, the boy in mother of pearl and with further details in stained ivory, with silver mounts, unsigned, 5cm.

Decorated with a central medallion enclosing a portrait of Ono no Tofu by a stream and under a weeping willow, wearing an eboshi hat and holding a fan before him, the sides carved in openwork with a continuous design of flowering magnolia branches, the reverse with further magnolia amongst stylised clouds, signed Tokoku in a rectangular silver plaque, 4cm.

£600-1,000

£1,500-2,000

Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

Cf. F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the Archives of the British Museum, p.875, for another ryusa by Tokoku with a similar pattern of magnolia blossoms. Ono no Tofu, also known as Ono no Michikaze (894-966), was a famous Japanese official and artist considered to be the founder of Japanese-style calligraphy.

903 λ A JAPANESE IVORY RYUSA NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

904 λ A JAPANESE KAGAMIBUTA NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Square-shaped and with rounded corners, the centre carved with a seated tiger between rockworks and with bamboo leaves above, the feline with its head turned to the left and baring its teeth in a snarl, unsigned, 4.3cm.

With an ivory bowl and the lid in mixed metals, decorated with a writhing dragon amongst scrolling clouds and holding a pearl of wisdom, the back signed Masakazu, a collection paper label with the number 706 to the side, 5cm.

£500-800 See Bonhams New York, 19th March 2013, for a wood manju signed Masatsugu and decorated with a closely related design.

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905 λ FOUR JAPANESE KAGAMIBUTA NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS Three with an ivory bowl, one decorated with a frog wearing an eboshi hat carrying a parasol, another a lotus leaf with a small bud and the third a yawning rakkan, the latter signed, the fourth with a stag antler bowl imitating woven rattan, the metal lid with a sage losing his umbrella in the wind, 4.2cm. (4)

£500-800

906 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 One a manju densely carved with two writhing dragons amongst scrolling clouds, with details inlaid in mother of pearl and coral, the other depicting two tigers lying next to each other, both unsigned, 3.5cm max. (2)

£500-800

907 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 One a manju, the front depicting three frogs in low relief walking on their hind legs and carrying lotus flowers on their shoulders, the reverse with another frog and its young, some details stained, signed Moritoshi / Kosai, the other carved as a rat on a candle, its eyes and the wick inlaid in horn and signed, 5.5cm. (3)

£400-600

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908 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Depicting a monkey holding a large chestnut, with three young to its side and back, the larger primate’s eyes inlaid in horn, signed Shuzan in an oblong reserve on its haunch, 4cm.

£2,000-2,500 Cf. H Goodall, The Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection of Netsuke, A Legacy at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, p.361, no.556, for a monkey with very similar facial features also signed Shuzan.

909 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 Depicting a large monkey eating a peach, with five smaller monkeys climbing over her back and a sixth one cradled in her right arm, all with eyes inlaid in light-coloured horn, signed Hoichi saku in a rectangular reserve underneath, 5cm.

£1,500-2,000

910 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF THE SANBIKI NO SARU MEIJI 1868-1912 The three wise monkeys typically depicted covering each other’s mouth, eyes and ears, with a branch of fruiting peach before them, the hair finely rendered and with their eyes inlaid, unsigned, 3.7cm.

£1,200-1,500

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911 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

912 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Carved as a monkey and its young, both seated and playing with two birds, signed Seigyoku underneath, 4.6cm.

Carved as a small monkey hugging a giant persimmon, its head resting gently on the fruit and sitting across the large stalk, the calyx of the persimmon inlaid with horn, signed Kogyoku, 4.5cm.

£1,000-1,500 See Bonham’s London, 7th November 2013, lot 43, for a related netsuke also signed Seigyoku and depicting a monkey with her young playing with a snake.

£800-1,200

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913 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

914 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Carved as a small monkey climbing upon a giant chestnut, grabbing the skin of the nut with its right hand and revealing the flesh of the fruit underneath, signed Tomomasa, 4.7cm.

Carved as a small monkey lying precariously on top of an upturned bowl, its eyes inlaid and crying out in surprise at the large octopus hidden beneath him, signed Masatami to the back, 4cm.

£1,500-2,000

£1,500-2,000 See Bonhams London, 10th November 2016, lot 282 for a related netsuke with a monkey in a similar pose pulling at the tentacle of an octopus underneath.

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915 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF AN AMA EDO 1603-1868

916 λ A RARE JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

The diving girl standing smiling with her head turned to the side, holding a large jewel in her left hand and pulling aside a strand of straw from her skirt, her long straight hair cascading over her bosom and down her back, 7.9cm.

Depicting a tall standing figure with another smaller one sat on his shoulder, the scantily-clad man with a skirt tied around his waist and his head turned to the side, a joyous expression on his face, the smaller figure wearing a conical hat and a coat and trousers with scrolling motifs, possibly a Dutchman, signed Nobufusa to the side, 8cm.

£3,000-5,000 Cf. R Bandini, Japanese netsuke, kiseruzutsu, lacquer and works of art, November 2016, pp.14-15 where the author discusses the netsuke of a seated ama with comparable facial features, long straight hair and straw skirt, possibly by the same hand. It is also explained that pearl divers are still active today in the Hegura Island.

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£2,000-3,000 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey. This netsuke may depict the story of Wasobioye in the Land of the Giants, a tale related to Gulliver’s Travels and reported in H L Joly’s Legends in Japanese Art.

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917 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF A DUTCHMAN EDO 1603-1868

918 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868

The tall foreigner wearing a large feathered hat and a long coat with a design of stylised waves, with an exaggeratedly large nose and his hair arranged in tight curls, holding a large fighting cock in his arms, unsigned, 9.5cm.

Carved as a tall Dutchman holding a large fighting cock in his arms, wearing a large brimmed hat with feathers and a long coat decorated with a design of stylised waves, his spatterdashes with inlaid buttons to the back, unsigned, 9.3cm.

£3,500-4,500

£3,000-4,000

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919 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting a tall sennin, the sage standing on one foot and carrying a small shishi on his shoulders, with long robes and a coat of mugwort leaves, unsigned, 7cm.

£300-500 Provenance: a Russian private collection.

920 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting a tall Shoki and oni, the demon queller with a ferocious expression on his face and standing on one foot, wearing long robes decorated with stylised clouds and a long sword slung over his back, the small oni over his shoulder pulling on his beard, with some details highlighted in black sumi ink, 7.8cm.

£2,200-2,500

921 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF A SARUMAWASHI EDO 1603-1868 The tall monkey trainer depicted standing with a small primate on his shoulder, holding a long stick in his hands and with the pet’s lead wound around his wrist, unsigned, 8.6cm.

£1,200-1,500

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922 λ AN UNUSUAL WOOD AND IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

923 λ A GOOD JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

Depicting Hotei, the God of Contentment and Happiness, standing and holding a large peach in one hand and a fan in the other, his coat depicted in wood and decorated with stylised clouds, with traces of staining, the himotoshi cleverly hidden in the removable left foot, a three character signature underneath, possibly for Toyosai, 4.8cm.

Carved as Shohaku on a large ox, the scholar with a large straw hat slung over his back, the bovine with an elaborate headdress made of peonies, raised on an oval base with a pattern of keyfret to the side, signed Mitsusada and Anraku, 4cm.

£1,200-1,500 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

£3,000-4,000 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey. Purchased from Sotheby’s London, The Katchen Collection of Netsuke, 8th November 2005, lot 24. Cf. The Nihon Netsuke Kenkyukai, Netsuke, n.84 for a similar example by Ohara Mitsuhiro. The fact that this netsuke bears two signatures and the different staining used for the figure and the animal suggest that this is a collaboration piece between the two Osaka-based artists Ohara Mitsusada and Shukosai Anraku.

924 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

925 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF SON GOKU MEIJI 1868-1912

Finely carved as Monju Bosatsu seating on a reclining elephant, the Bodhisattva holding a long handscroll before him, the caparisoned pachyderm with it head turned to the side, unsigned, 4cm.

The Monkey King depicted standing on a platform of scrolling clouds, with his left hand raised and holding his magic staff in the other, signed Naokazu in an oval reserve underneath, 4.3cm.

£2,200-2,400

£1,000-1,500

Provenance: From the collection of Albert Brockhaus, by repute, then an English private collection, Surrey.

Son Goku is a legendary figure known as Sun Wukong in Chinese. Its origins can be traced back to the Song dynasty and he is the main character of the 16th century classical novel Journey to the West.

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926 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

927 λ TWO JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

Carved as a man slaying a dragon, possibly Susanoo and the Yamata no Orochi, the hero thrusting his sword into the mythical beast’s mouth while grabbing its right ear, the fabric tied around his waist with four-petal flower mon, some details picked out in black and red ink, signed Ikkosai to the back for Ikkosai Toun, 4.3cm.

One carved as Benkei emerging from a large conch while blowing into a smaller shell, with details inlaid in ivory and horn, the other depicting a repentant oni, the demon wearing monk’s robes and with a bell attached to his chest, holding a clapper in his hand and a donations ledger in the other, both unsigned, 6cm. (2)

£1,500-2,000

£400-600

The Yamata no Orochi is a mythical creature with the body of a gigantic serpent, seven heads and seven tails. According to the legend, it was slain by the Shinto God of the Sea Susanoo.

928 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

929 λ AN UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Depicting a Nio and an oni, the Buddhist guardian god lying on his side and the demon applying moxa to his leg, the Nio wearing a coat decorated with stylised clouds and with ribbons floating around him, the details crisply carved, with a two character signature to the back, possibly for Harunaga, 5cm.

Carved as a muscular oni applying moxa to his knee, the demon typically depicted with short horns and with strands of hair curling around his neck, frowning in concentration, unsigned, 4cm. Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

£600-800 Moxibustion is a Chinese therapy based on the same principles as acupuncture. According to it, applying dried mugwort leaves on specific pressure points would restore the balance in the qi (life energy). This oni is probably repentant as moxibustion was part of the ordination process for Buddhist monks in Japan.

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£2,000-2,500 Moxibustion is a Chinese therapy based on the same principles as acupuncture. According to it, applying dried mugwort leaves on specific pressure points would restore the balance in the qi (life energy). This oni is probably repentant as moxibustion was part of the ordination process for Buddhist monks in Japan.

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930 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Carved as Tadamori and the oil thief Abura Bozu, the hero depicted wearing an eboshi hat and grabbing the felon by the collar of its cloak, Abura Bozu holding a large ewer in his right hand and with a straw hat, unsigned, 5.2cm.

£1,200-1,500 Cf. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Acc.no.10.211.1116 for a closely related netsuke of Tadamori and the oil thief, possibly by the same hand. Taira no Tadamori (1096-1153) was a samurai from the Taira clan and member of the Kebiishi (Imperial police force). He is famed for his exploits while fighting Korean pirates and for apprehending the oil thief of the Yasaka no Yashiro temple.

931 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting a drunk man leaning over a bucket of sake, his hair tied in chonmage style and wearing a warm winter robe and a shawl decorated with a design of pine needles, signed Yoshinaga in a rectangular reserve to the back, 4.3cm.

£1,000-1,500

932 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 Carved as an artist kneeling next to his sculpture of a beauty, the tools of his craft laid before him and with sagemono underneath his knees, the bijin with her obi belt tied before her thus suggesting she may be a courtesan, signed Munenari, 5.9cm.

£1,200-1,500 The himotoshi is situated at the back of the beauty’s obi, in effect making this a netsuke of a netsuke.

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933 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS One depicting a small reclining deer, with its head turned to dexter, its legs neatly tucked under the body, the other of a standing horse with its head lowered to the ground, both unsigned, 4.7cm max. (2)

£400-600 Provenance: a Russian private collection.

934 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF DOGS MEIJI 1868-1912 One with a small chubby puppy lying on a folded tatami mat, with the eyes inlaid, the other with two piebald dogs, one chewing on a thin rope connecting two awabi shells, both unsigned, 5.3cm max. (2)

£700-900

935 λ THREE JAPANESE NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912 Two in ivory and respectively carved as a benevolent-looking frog and a seated monkey, both unsigned, the third in marine ivory and depicting the three wise monkeys, Sanbiki no Saru, with a two character signature, 4.6cm max. (3)

£1,200-1,500

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936 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

937 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

One depicting a beauty lying against a low table, wearing elegant long robes and her hair arranged in a high chignon, holding a small rope in her hands, the other carved as a standing figure holding a drum, the surface lacquered, both unsigned, 8.3cm. (2)

One depicting the god Daikoku with his typical elongated forehead and holding a staff, with three small children before him, signed Shozan to the base, the other depicting a standing foreigner holding a fishing rod and woven basket, with a small child on his back carrying a large bunch of grapes, signed Tsujugoshi to the back, 7cm max. (2)

£500-800

£400-600 Provenance: a Russian private collection.

938 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

939 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

One carved as a thwarted rat catcher, the man holding a large box before him and a truncheon to his side, the small rodent climbing on his shoulder, unsigned, the other depicting Urashima Taro opening a box enclosing a small tortoise, signed Akitatsu, 5.5cm max. (2)

One a tall depiction of the Chinese General Kan’u, stroking his beard and holding his guandao sword, wearing long robes decorated with patterns of stylised clouds, unsigned, the other carved as Shoki the Demon Queller resting his foot on the back of an oni while threatening him with a nyoi scepter, signed Gyokuzan in an oval reserve underneath, 8.9cm max. (2)

£400-600 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire, acquired in the early 20th century.

£400-600 Provenance: a Russian private collection.

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941 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

One depicting a drunk shojo lying against a sake cup, its long hair stained red and signed Jugyoku to the base, another a shishi resting its front paws on a large bowl and baring its teeth, unsigned, the third carved as a man seated at a table with two swallows dressed in women’s kimonos, another two character mark to the base, 4.6cm max. (3)

One carved as the god Fukurokuju holding a large mask of Usofuku, another as two nio on a giant woven sandal, the Buddhist guardian gods wrestling with their heads turned in opposite directions, the base signed Shokyusai, together with a small handle carved as a figure, possibly Ebisu, opening a large sack containing riches and a mallet, 4.6cm. (3)

£200-300

£500-800 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire, acquired in the early 20th century.

942 λ THREE JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

943 λ THREE JAPANESE NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

The first carved as Fukurokuju standing holding a tall staff, unsigned, the second with a drunk shojo ringing a bell he is holding above his head with a small clapper, signed Raku, and the third with eight figures on a pleasure boat signed Tomochika, 6cm max. (3)

Two in ivory, one carved as a seated baku, with a long curling mane and its head lowered, the other depicting a sage seated on a large shishi, raised on a rectangular plinth, the third in stag antler and depicting a rakkan or Daruma looking up, with long robes and his hands tucked in his sleeves, all unsigned, 5.8cm max. (3)

£1,000-1,500

£300-500

944 λ THREE JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

945 λ FOUR JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

One depicting a man lying against a large sack, his head turned to the side, unsigned; another carved as a shunga netsuke with Okame wearing long robes hiding her limbs and with a removable circular base covering her genitalia, signed Masahiru to the inside; the third two figures on the back of a caparisoned elephant, unsigned, 6.2cm max. (3)

Variously carved as a man with a hammer seated in front of a large circular stone, signed Tomonobu to the back; another depicting a turtle, frogs and insects climbing over small pomegranate fruits, a four character signature; the third a figure lying with a small Daruma doll in his hands, unsigned; the last a group of masks including Hannya, signed Kounfai, 4.8cm max. (4)

£400-600 Provenance: a Russian private collection.

£300-400 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire, acquired in the early 20th century.

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946 λ TWO JAPANESE IVORY CARVINGS, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

947 λ A JAPANESE IVORY SHIBAYAMA-STYLE LETTER OPENER MEIJI 1868-1912

One depicting a fisherman picking a small fish out of a woven basket slung around his waist, with a two character signature to the base possibly for Sangyoku, the other depicting the ‘clam’s dream’, the mussel-like seashell partially open to reveal many figures fishing with nets before a thatched building, together with a wood stand simulating waves, unsigned, 18.8cm max. (3)

The long shaft decorated with birds and insects amongst flowers, painted in gold takamaki-e and with details inlaid in mother of pearl, coral and horn, the large handle carved with an hai-riyo dragon, a dog, a minogame, a crab and a cicada, their eyes inlaid in horn, unsigned, 46cm.

£200-300

£300-500

948 λ A SMALL COLLECTION OF ASIAN ITEMS 18TH/19TH CENTURIES

949 λ FOUR JAPANESE OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

Comprising three Japanese ivory okimono, variously carved as gods and mortals; two netsuke, one wood depicting rats and the other figures at leisure; three Chinese carvings including Magu holding a large lotus flower, and an interior-painted snuff bottle with fish, some with stands and signatures, 10.7cm max. (10)

Four in ivory and comprising: the dragon Kiyohime coiled around the Dojo-ji bell; a group of drunk shojo partying with a tortoise under a tree; Chorio and Kosekiko with a large shishi and a dragon, and the fourth with a noh priest throwing beans at a small oni on Setsubun; together with a lacquered wood carving and depicting a demon with a small dragon coiled around its leg and holding a large jewel in his hand, some with signatures, 21cm max. (5)

£200-300

£200-300 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire, acquired in the early 20th century.

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950 A JAPANESE MARINE IVORY CARVING, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

951 λ A JAPANESE IVORY CARVING, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

Carved as a fierce-looking man wearing an eboshi hat, a female attendant kneeling by his side and holding a tall fan, an octopus resting upon her head, a three character signature to the back of his robes, 15cm.

Depicting a small boy, karako, laughing and crouching with his head turned to the left, holding a lion mask before him for the shishimai dance, signed Tomokazu underneath, 7cm.

£300-500

£600-1,000

952 λ A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE MEIJI 1868-1912

953 λ A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

Depicting a human skull, with details realistically rendered and with the himotoshi going through the cranial base, with a two character signature to the back, 5cm.

Carved as a Treasure Boat, Takarabune, with some of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune aboard being entertained by several oni, a two-character mark in a red lacquer reserve underneath the hull, together with a wood stand simulating waves, 14.5cm. (2)

£600-800

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954 λ A PAIR OF JAPANESE IVORY VASES MEIJI 1868-1912 Each with a flat circular body, hanaike (drum-shaped), with symmetrical flared foot and neck, painted with a central oval panel enclosing many chrysanthemum flowerheads, with stylised dragons to the sides, both with remnants of labels for the Tomkinson Collection no.75, together with an ivory okimono carved as Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy, depicted carrying a basket of fish and with a large flower in her hand, attached to a wood stand, 16cm max. (3)

£200-300 Provenance: the pair of vases from the collection of Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921). Cf. M Tomkinson, A Japanese Collection, p.164, no.75, where Tomkinson lists and describes the two vases.

955 A JAPANESE THREE-CASE LACQUER INRO MEIJI 1868-1912 Decorated in silver and gold takamaki-e and nashiji on a black roiro ground, one side with Fukurokuju depicted with his distinctive elongated forehead, gazing upwards and holding a long staff, signed and after a design by Isen’in Hoin Eishin (1775-1828), the other side with a red sun rising from behind clouds, signed and after a design by Kano Seisen’in (1796-1846), with a paper label for the Tomkinson Collection 573, 7.5cm.

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£500-1,000 Provenance: the collection of Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921). Then the collection of an English gentleman, acquired from Spink. Cf. M Tomkinson, A Japanese Collection, p.16, no.573, where Tomkinson lists and describes this very piece. Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921) Michael Tomkinson was a wealthy businessman who made his fortune in the carpet-making industry in Kidderminster by buying the patent rights to the revolutionary Axminster spool loom. He started collecting Japanese art in 1878, purchasing ivories, lacquer, inros, swords, ceramics, bronzes, textiles and woodblock prints and displaying them in a purpose-built gallery at his manor house, Franche Hall (see picture below). After his death, his collection was auctioned off in 1921-1922 at Glendining & Co and pieces can now be seen at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the British Museum and the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.

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Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921)

Franche Hall

Michael Tomkinson collection label

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956 A GOOD JAPANESE SOMADA SCHOOL FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Decorated with seven horses galloping and grazing on hills, in aogai inlays on a roiro ground, the top, base and sides with complex diaper and stars designs, together with an orange goldstone ojime and an en suite hako netsuke with a similar pattern of horses in a field, unsigned but probably made in the Ryukyu Islands, 7.2cm max.

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: deaccessioned from the Cleveland Museum of Art and sold to benefit the Acquisition Fund at Sotheby’s New York, 3rd February 2000, lot #EJN. Then an English private collection, Surrey.

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957 A JAPANESE THREE-CASE LACQUER INRO MEIJI 1868-1912

958 A JAPANESE FIVE-CASE INRO MEIJI 1868-1912

Decorated to one side with an ornate battledore, hagoita, and a shuttlecock made of seeds and feathers, and to the other with a small cat running away from the toy, in silver and gold hiramaki-e and nashiji on a roiro lacquer ground, signed to the underside Komin in red, 7cm.

Decorated in red, gold and silver takaramaki-e with a large bouquet of nadeshiko (frilled carnations) on a deep black roiro ground, some petals inlaid in aogai, the reverse with further flowers in a fan-shaped panel on a gold ground, signed Kajikawa saku with a red vessel seal, 8cm.

£300-500

£400-600

Provenance: the collection of an English gentleman, acquired from Spink.

Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 12th June 1986, lot 387, and then an English private collection, Surrey.

959 A JAPANESE FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO MEIJI 1868-1912

960 A JAPANESE FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO MEIJI 1868-1912

Decorated in takaramaki-e on a nashiji ground with pines by the seashore, with sailing boats in the distance, some details in aogai, unsigned, 6.6cm.

Decorated in maki-e, takaramaki-e and nashiji with a large bird perched on a branch of flowering peony, with mountains in the distance, the reverse with a meandering stream and a waterfall, signed, 8cm.

£400-600 Provenance: the collection of an English gentleman, acquired from Spink.

£300-500 Provenance: the collection of an English gentleman, acquired from Spink.

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961 A JAPANESE WOOD SINGLE-CASE INRO MEIJI 1868-1912

963 A JAPANESE FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

Carved as a purse decorated with a multitude of chrysanthemum flowerheads, the centres inlaid with small coral beads, with a vajra-shaped metal ojime and a wood netsuke carved as a gourd, possibly also used as a snuff bottle, unmarked, 6.9cm max.

Decorated with the Three Friends of Winter (prunus, pine and bamboo) in gilt, black and red lacquer on a cinnamon-coloured ground, attached to a glass ojime and with a stag-antler netsuke carved as an elderly figure with a walking stick, 8.5cm.

£500-800

£300-500

Provenance: the collection of an English gentleman, acquired from Spink.

962 A JAPANESE THREE-CASE LACQUER INRO EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Decorated in maki-e, takaramaki-e and negoro with the God of Good Fortune Daikoku standing on a barge, with a large sack slung over his shoulder and brandishing his mallet before him, the reverse with an attendant moving the boat, with a small ojime shaped as an hazelnut, unmarked, 6.2cm max.

£400-600

964 λ A JAPANESE FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO MEIJI 1868-1912 Decorated in hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with thatched buildings in a mountainous river landscape, with an ivory netsuke carved as a shishi resting its front paws against a large ball, with a large curling mane and a small movable ball in its mouth, unsigned, 7.8cm max.

£600-1,000 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire, acquired in the early 20th century.

Provenance: the collection of an English gentleman, acquired from Spink.

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965 A GOOD JAPANESE LACQUER INCENSE BOX, INNER TRAY AND COVER, KOGO EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Shaped as three overlapping fans decorated in silver and gold maki-e, one with a large cart and prunus flowers, another with an ornate curtain and a bouquet of flowers and the third with a beauty gazing through a circular window, marumado, with bamboo before it, the reverse with a flock of geese flying before a silver moon, the inner tray with foliage hanging over a stream and the sides with further blooms and branches, signed in a gold rectangular cartouche Shu in sosho and Raku in tensho scripts for Ozawa Shuraku (1830-1894), 13.3cm. (3)

£5,000-6,000 Provenance: from the collection of Dr A W Henny (1896-1976), The Hague. Dr. A W Henny was a journalist and lawyer at the International Labor Office of the League of Nations and travelled in that position throughout the world, including to India, the Dutch East Indies, China and Tibet. Cf. F Meinertzhagen, The Meinertzhagen Card Index on Netsuke in the British Museum, vol.2, p.791 where the author discusses other pieces by the same artist including a silver kagamibuta bearing the same signature. Also, see R E Haynes, The Index of Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Artists, no.H08847, for more information on Shuraku, who is described as a prolific metalworker working in Tokyo.

966 A GOOD JAPANESE LACQUER WRITING BOX, SUZURIBAKO EDO/MEIJI PERIOD The lid finely decorated in gold and lacquer takamaki-e and tsuishu on a hiramaki-e ground, with inlays in mother of pearl and shell, depicting an elegant figure resting against a prunus tree and gazing pensively at a blossom, the beauty wearing long ornate robes with patterns of stylised cranes, clouds and flowers, the reverse of the lid with a large flower cart full of chrysanthemum and peonies, hanaguruma, the design continued onto the inner tray, with a white metal suiteki and an ink stone, a paper collection label underneath, unsigned, 22cm x 20cm. (5)

£3,000-5,000 967 A JAPANESE LACQUER DOCUMENT BOX, FUBAKO MEIJI 1868-1912 The rectangular cover decorated in gold, red and silver hiramaki-e and kirikane on a nashiji ground with five fans, each decorated with a different pattern depicting flowers, cranes flying before Mount Fuji, a platform in a mountainous landscape and a flaming pearl of wisdom, unsigned, 41cm x 14.7cm x 11cm. (2)

£300-500 Provenance: the collection of an English gentleman, acquired from Spink.

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968 THREE JAPANESE PIPECASES, KISERUZUTSU MEIJI 1868-1912 Two in stag antler and of senryu-zutsu form, respectively depicting a lotus flower and a cluster of reishi mushrooms, the third in marine ivory and of otoshi-zutusu form, reticulated with a design of flowering magnolia growing against fences, all unsigned, 20.5cm max. (3)

£800-1,000 969 TWO JAPANESE STAG ANTLER PIPECASES, KISERUZUTSU MEIJI 1868-1912 Of otoshi-zutsu form and slightly curved, both decorated with a figure and one with a dragon emerging from an incense burner, possibly Handaka Sonja, both unsigned, 20cm max. (2)

£500-800 970 TWO JAPANESE WOOD SMOKING SETS, KISERUZUTSU AND TONKOTSU EDO/MEIJI PERIOD One tobacco pouch shaped as a dragon writhing amongst clouds, attached to a reishi-shaped pipecase, and with a man-shaped nut ojime, the other imitating the form of a fabric pouch, tabako-ire, with an eel metal clasp, a metal ojime and a bean-shaped kiseruzutsu, 24.5cm max. (2)

£600-1,000 971 A JAPANESE SMOKING SET, KISERUZUTSU AND TABAKO-IRE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD The leather surface of the tobacco pouch decorated with figures in tall buildings, the mixed-metal clasp depicting an equestrian rider holding a sword, possibly Kan’u, with a glass ojime and a stag antler pipecase of otoshi-zutsu form decorated with Tenaga picking a peach from a tree, 20cm max.

£300-500 972 A JAPANESE UMIMATSU REISHI FUNGUS SCEPTRE, NYOI EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

973 A JAPANESE UMIMATSU SMOKING SET, KISERUZUTSU AND TONKOTSU EDO/MEIJI PERIOD The tobacco box and lid made from a piece of fossilised coral, with a gnarled surface and russet mottling, attached to a small triangular ojime and a long pipecase of senryu-zutsu form, both made from a similar material and all left undecorated, together with another tonkotsu carved from a circular burl of wood, 21cm max. (2)

£500-800 974 λ TWO JAPANESE LEATHER TOBACCO POUCHES, TABAKO-IRE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD One decorated with a ho-ho bird amongst scrolling tendrils, with a metal clasp shaped as a writhing dragon holding a pearl of wisdom, a thick chain linking it to a kagamibuta netsuke with an ivory bowl and a metal lid decorated with a large peony, the other pouch with a coarse undecorated surface, the clasp with a man pulling a rickshaw on which the God of Wealth Ebisu sits, with a lacquer ojime, a stag antler netsuke shaped as a cluster of mushrooms and with a kiseruzutsu (pipecase) in fabric, 19.5cm max. (2)

£400-600 975 A SMALL COLLECTION OF EIGHT JAPANESE PIPES, KISERU MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD In bamboo and white metal, some of the mounts decorated with geometrical patterns and flowers, some with signatures, 20.5cm max. (8)

£400-600 976 A JAPANESE SMOKING SET, KISERUZUTSU AND TABAKO-IRE EDO/MEIJI PERIODS The surface of the leather tobacco pouch coarse and undecorated, with a rectangular clasp in mixed metals depicting the three Gods of Good Fortune Ebisu, Hotei and Daikoku engaged in a brawl under a flowering prunus, with an agate ojime and a stag antler pipecase carved as curling leaves on a long stalk, 19.7cm max.

£300-500

Of slender form and naturalistically carved, the gnarled fossilized wood with honey-coloured mottling resembling the characteristics of the fungus, with an agate ojime, 32.5cm.

£1,000-1,500

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977 A PORCELAIN TWO-CASE INRO 20TH CENTURY

978 A PORCELAIN BELT CLASP, OBIDOME 20TH CENTURY

Depicting a bright red lobster on a deep black ground, with an en suite porcelain ojime and manju netsuke depicting smaller shrimps, together with an obidome with similar decoration, all bearing the character mizu (water) for Armin Muller (1932-2000), in a fitted tomobako wood box, 7.5cm.

Of oval form and decorated with a central medallion enclosing a frog surveying a small insect, both picked out in gilt on a dark black ground, bearing the character mizu (water) for Armin Muller (1932-2000), in a fitted tomobako wood box, 5.5cm.

£300-500

979 A SMALL STUDY COLLECTION OF TWELVE JAPANESE SASH CLIPS, OBIDOME EDO/MEIJI PERIODS

£200-300

980 THREE JAPANESE SASH CLIPS, OBIDOME MEIJI 1868-1912

In a variety of shapes and in mixed metals, decorated with flowers, branches, fruits and animals, one a fan with a small hare jumping over waves, another depicting a salmon, some with signatures, eight with obijime cords, 8.5cm max. (12)

One in porcelain from Hirado and depicting a shishi resting across a large peony blossom, with a two character impressed mark to the back; the other two in mixed metals and respectively shaped as a bat in flight and as a medallion with willow branches to one side and further bats in flight to the other, signed, all three with obijime cords, 6.5cm max. (3)

£500-800

£400-600

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Lots 981-983 an English private collection of Japanese hair accessories

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981 A STUDY COLLECTION OF JAPANESE HAIR ACCESSORIES, KANZASHI LATE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES Comprising eighteen hair comb and pin sets, kushi and kogai, in lacquered wood, tortoiseshell, horn, and bakelite, variously decorated with mother of pearl flowers, landscapes and birds, one with paulownia mon, some signed, 18.2cm max. (36)

£1,000-1,500 982 A STUDY COLLECTION OF JAPANESE HAIR ACCESSORIES, KANZASHI LATE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES

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Comprising: ten hair combs, kushi, and eight hair pins, kogai, in lacquered wood, tortoiseshell, horn and bakelite, variously embellished with precious objects, leaves and flowers, some with signatures, 18.5cm max. (18)

£500-800 983 A STUDY COLLECTION OF JAPANESE HAIR ACCESSORIES, KANZASHI LATE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES Comprising nine hair combs, kushi, and six hair pins, kogai, in lacquered wood, tortoiseshell, horn, and bakelite, embellished with a variety of designs including mother of pearl flowers, leaves and phoenix, some with signatures and in their original boxes, 17.5cm max. (15)

£600-1,000

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984 A JAPANESE SHAKUDO AND GOLD CHAIN MEIJI 1868-1912

985 A JAPANESE SILVER ADAPTED OBIDOME EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

The links formed as small chrysanthemum flowerheads, with two beads decorated with floral and geometric designs in filigree, a small ivory ojime carved with a seated figure, possibly Ebisu, unsigned, 67cm max.

Of circular shape, decorated with Ryuzu Kannon seated on a large dragon, the Bodhisattva with a gold halo behind her and wearing long robes, the scaly mythical beast with gold eyes and emerging from scrolling waves, signed Yasunaga to the back, later adapted as a brooch, 3.1cm.

£1,000-2,000

£300-500

986 A JAPANESE IRON KNIFE, UMABARI OR BASHIN EDO 1603-1868 With a short slim blade engraved with an abstract design, the handle with two lines of calligraphy, together with a fitted wood tomobako box, 20.1cm. (3)

£500-1,000

987 A JAPANESE SET OF SWORD FITTINGS, MENUKI MEIJI 1868-1912 In mixed metals and formed as war banners, with inscriptions to the front, in a fitted wood tomobako box, 6.2cm. (2)

£300-400 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey.

Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey. These blades are said to have been used as horse bleeders or back-up weapons for samurai.

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988 A JAPANESE ORDER OF THE RISING SUN MEDAL 20TH CENTURY For a III Class Commander, finely made in silver gilt and enamels, the centre with a deep red cabochon in glass, with a paulownia-shaped suspension above, in a fitted lacquer box decorated with further paulownia mon, the medal 5.5cm x 5.5cm. (3)

ÂŁ600-1,000 Provenance: awarded to a Turkish ambassador to Japan and then the collection of Kemal Dervis, by repute.

989 A JAPANESE ORDER OF THE RISING SUN SET OF INSIGNIA 20TH CENTURY The Grand Cross Badge in silver and blue, white and red enamels, with small glass cabochons encircling a central star-shaped medallion, the Grand Cross Star with a comparable design in silver and enamels, the medal 7.4cm x 7.3cm. (2)

ÂŁ1,200-1,500 Provenance: awarded to a Turkish ambassador to Japan and then the collection of Kemal Dervis, by repute.

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990 A PAIR OF ADAPTED SWORD FITTINGS, MENUKI EDO 1603-1868 The two pieces forming the bell from the noh play Dojoji with Hannya as a gold dragon coiled around it, with articulated figures of the priest Anchin and a dragon-tortoise underneath, inscribed Fujiwara Bingo no Kami Yoshioka Chozo saku, Tenka Ichi in kinzogan, together with a copy of The Hartman Collection of Japanese Metalwork, Christie’s sale catalogue, where these are illustrated, 4,7cm.(3)

£3,000-5,000 Provenance: an English private collection, Surrey. Purchased at Christie’s London, The Hartman Collection of Japanese Metalwork, 30th June & 1st July 1976, lot 559.

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991 A GOOD PAIR OF JAPANESE SILVER AND ENAMEL IRON VASES MEIJI 1868-1912 Both finely decorated with scrolling tendrils, prunus flowers and butterflies fluttering to the sides, in mixed metals and with details picked out in polychrome enamels, the necks with silver rings and with stylised confronting cranes in a diamond-shaped panel, a band of key fret above the foot and with gold inlays to the rim imitating nashiji lacquer, unsigned, 24cm. (2)

£5,000-8,000

992 A JAPANESE MIXED METAL INCENSE BURNER, KORO TAISHO/SHOWA PERIOD

993 A JAPANESE BRONZE DOUBLE-HANDLED VASE MEIJI 1868-1912

The bulbous body with lion-head handles and decorated to one side with figures admiring cherry blossoms on hanami, to the other with two herons amongst prunus, wisteria and peony flowers, raised on three short curling feet, the lid with cloud-shaped apertures and with a chrysanthemum knop, the base marked Nagamine, 16.5cm. (2)

The pear-shaped body with two large spirals and with ‘flying’ handles issuing from the mouth, raised on a short circular foot, unsigned, 19cm.

£400-600

£500-800

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994 TWO JAPANESE MIXED METAL VASES MEIJI 1868-1912

995 A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE VASES MEIJI 1868-1912

Of similar size and baluster-shaped, one decorated with a flock of ducks in flight above tall grasses, the other with a minogame and its young resting by the water’s edge, the full moon rising behind scrolling clouds above, both signed Chomin/Nagatami in a rectangular reserve to the base, 29cm. (2)

The tall baluster bodies with elongated necks and both raised on a short foot, each with a continuous design of many egrets by a stream, with six character marks to the side, 25.7cm. (2)

£400-600

£300-500

This design was possibly made after a print by Ohara Koson (1877-1945) who produced comparable depictions of birds.

996 A MASSIVE JAPANESE IRON KETTLE, TETSUBIN 19TH/20TH CENTURY

997 TWO JAPANESE BRONZE JARDINIERES MEIJI 1868-1912

The squat body with a rough ishime surface, cast on one side with a pine tree and on the other with a crane in flight, the fittings for the handle decorated with scrolling clouds, the lid with a pierced bud finial, 38cm across. (2)

Both with a bulbous body raised on a short foot, the largest with a continuous design of seabirds in flight over scrolling waves, signed Dai Nippon Yoshida zo, Kyoto, the other with further birds perched on branches of pine, 36cm max. (2)

£300-500

£200-300

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998 λ A LARGE JAPANESE BRONZE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

999 TWO JAPANESE BRONZES, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

The pachyderm fending off the attack of two tigers, one clambering upon its back and the other clawing at its leg, with ivory tusks and inscribed on its belly Seiya zo for Genryusai Seiya, 39.5cm wide.

One cast as a tiger standing four-square with its mouth open in a snarl, with a rectangular wood stand and signed Ikko to the belly, the other depicting a bird of prey perched on a tree stump, the feathers on its back opening to form a lid, unsigned, 34.5cm max. (3)

£1,600-2,000

£400-600

1000 λ A JAPANESE BRONZE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

1001 A BRONZE INCENSE BURNER MODELLED AS A TIGER 18TH/19TH CENTURY

The pachyderm standing four-square and with its trunk raised, the rough texture of its thick skin realistically depicted and with a benevolent expression, its tusks in ivory and signed to the belly Seiya saku for Genryusai Seiya, 34.5cm.

The stubby-looking feline standing four-square on a rocky outcrop, its face turned upward and baring its teeth, with stylised waves crashing below, a small oval cover to its back, unsigned, 41.5cm. (2)

£400-600

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1002 A JAPANESE BRONZE FIGURE OF FUDO MYO-O, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

1003 A LARGE JAPANESE BRONZE, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

The Buddhist guardian deity standing with his left foot forward and brandishing a sword in a defying stance, wearing a skirt decorated with shippo patterns and holding his coat against his chest, raised on a quatrefoil base decorated with waves and cherry blossoms, the corners with four legs shaped as fish, with a five character signature to the back, 49.5cm.

Cast as an elderly man holding a pipe and a tobacco pouch, tabakoire, with a large woven basket to his side overflowing with mushrooms, a conical straw hat slung over his back and wearing a long fur vest above his tunic, signed in seal form Genryusai Seiya kore o tsukuru, 50cm.

£800-1,200

£400-600

Cf. Bonhams London, 7th November 2013, lot 559 for a related bronze figure by Seiya of a mushroom picker.

1004 A JAPANESE BRONZE FIGURE OF A LABOURER, OKIMONO MEIJI 1868-1912

1005 A JAPANESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER, KORO EDO/MEIJI PERIOD

The elderly man holding a pipe in his hands, kiseru, with a scarf tied around his head and a tabako-ire tobacco pouch tied at his waist, holding his adze against him, with a seal mark on the base between his feet, 31cm.

Depicting an Immortal, possibly Fukurokuju, seated on a large crane and wearing long robes, the bird with its head turned to the side, the surface cold-painted in red and ochre, 22cm.

£300-500

£200-300

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1006 A JAPANESE SILVER AND MIXED METAL CLOCK TAISHO PERIOD Modelled as the mallet of the God of Wealth, Daikoku, the head decorated with foliate designs, stylised flowers and two ho-ho birds, the handle with further flowerheads and scrolling leaves and tendrils, with a small rat resting on top, a large purple tassel tied to the side; the movement American, the face inscribed ‘Ansonia, 8 Day, Made by Ansonia Clock co. USA’, and with a long inscription to the inside reading ‘Taisho 15th year, February 5th’ (corresponding to the 5th of Feburary 1926), ‘On behalf of the guests to the banquet at the Wakatsuki Family house’ and followed by a long list of names, together with an associated lacquer wood stand, 30cm. (2)

£4,000-6,000 Provenance: the collection of Former Prime Minister Baron Wakatsuki Reijiro (1866-1949), by repute. Baron Wakatsuki Reijiro (1866-1949) was a Japanese politician during the Meiji, Taisho and Showa eras. He became Home Minister under Prime Minister Kato Takaaki in 1924 and at Kato’s death on 30th January 1926, Wakatsuki took over as Prime Minister. The banquet mentioned here and hosted at his house less than a week later was probably to celebrate this new position.

Baron Wakatsuki Reijiro (1866-1949)

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1007 A JAPANESE MYOCHIN SCHOOL IRON ARTICULATED MODEL OF A SNAKE, JIZAI OKIMONO 19TH/20TH CENTURY Realistically modelled, the very long and fully articulated body constructed of a multitude of triangular hammered plates simulating scales, the head with a hinged jaw opening to reveal a movable forked tongue, the eyes in gilt and with white metal pupils, signed Muneyoshi underneath the jaw, 124cm.

£20,000-30,000 See the British Museum, acc.no. HG.207 for a comparable iron snake signed Muneyoshi and described as made by a later member of the Myochin family of armour makers. When the Meiji restoration of 1868 forbade samurai from openly wearing swords, metalwork artists had to find alternative markets to avoid bankruptcy. Some turned towards producing everyday objects for the upper classes such as the Komai family, and others specialised in making okimono: ornaments for display. Jizai okimono are a subcategory of fully articulated metal sculptures, often depicting animals. A feat of ingenuity, this snake’s lifelike appearance must have made it an attractive souvenir for a wealthy tourist in Japan at the turn of the century.

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1008 A JAPANESE INLAID SILVER AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASE MEIJI 1868-1912 The ovoid body decorated with a continuous scene of a bird with long tail feathers perched amongst blossoming branches of prunus, with details highlighted in pink, white, green, yellow and blue enamels, raised on a shaped foot and with a slender neck, both decorated with foliate motifs, the base with in a rectangular reserve, possibly reading Shochoku koku, 14.5cm.

£1,400-1,600

1009 A JAPANESE SILVER AND ENAMEL BOX AND COVER 19TH/20TH CENTURY The square lid decorated with a large ho-ho bird in flight over paulownia leaves and flowers, surrounded by a band of key fret, the incised decoration picked with polychrome enamels, the body left undecorated, with a six character mark to the base and import marks for London 1976, 3.2cm x 8.9cm x 8.9cm, 357g. (2)

£500-800 Provenance: Given by the Meiji Government to Prof Francis Elgar FRS FRSE LLD (1845-1909), naval architect and British Adviser to the Japanese Navy in the 1870s, by repute.

1010 A PAIR OF JAPANESE SHIBAYAMA-STYLE SILVER VASES MEIJI 1868-1912 The flattened bodies raised on shaped feet and with tall slender necks, decorated with lobed panels of flowers and birds perched on branches of prunus, in mother of pearl and horn inlays on a gold lacquer ground, the sides, necks and feet with foliate motifs highlighted in pink, white, green, yellow and blue enamels, both with a two character signature in rectangular cartouches underneath, possibly reading Shoshu and Meishu, 15.5cm. (2)

£2,000-2,500

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1011 A JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASE IN THE STYLE OF NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI (1845-1927) MEIJI 1868-1912 The tall baluster body densely decorated with lappets around the waist enclosing stylised dragons and phoenix, a band of diamond-shaped patterns above, the upper half with butterflies and flowerheads amongst karakusa scrolls and shaped panels of flowers to the shoulder, the neck and foot with further lappets, unsigned, together with a small wood stand, 15.5cm. (2)

£1,000-2,000 1012 A GOOD JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL GINBARI VASE TAISHO/SHOWA PERIOD The elegant compressed circular body with a tall neck and everted rim, with Art Deco-style geometrical handles, decorated with a profusion of flowerheads scattered across a deep coral ground, the base of the neck with a band of geometrical designs, the foot with a scale-like pattern and with stylised jewels on an apple-green ground underneath the rim, unsigned, 47.5cm.

£2,000-3,000

1013 TWO JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD One with a bulbous body from which rises an elongated neck, decorated with butterflies fluttering amongst karakusa scrolls, autumnal flowers and maple leaves on a dark blue ground, the other vase with roses on a dark aubergine ground, both unsigned, 24.5cm and 31cm respectively. (2)

£300-500

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1014 A RARE JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL SQUARE TRAY BY NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI (1845-1927) C.1903 The shallow body decorated in silver and gold wire with a wooden pavilion amongst trees, with stone steps meandering through the bushes, the rim with a band of stripes and diamond patterns in yellow, green, white, red and blue, the reverse a deep apple-green colour mirroring the front and raised on four short rounded feet, with a four character seal mark reading Kyoto Namikawa for Namikawa Yasuyuki, 11.8cm.

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: from the Weber Family collection, Bristol, acquired in the early 20th century. Two large Komai-style models of pagodas from the same collection sold in these rooms on 15th November 2017, lots 787 and 788. Cf. The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art: Meiji no Takara, Treasures of Imperial Japan, vol. III Enamel, p.37, fig.13 for a related tray by Namikawa Yasuyuki from a private Kyoto collection. Also the Baur Foundation, inventory n. CB. CLJ.1964.28 for another example decorated with Karasaki shrine on the shores of Lake Biwa. During the late 19th century, Namikawa Yasuyuki grew to become a highly successful artist, both in Japan and in the West. The Emperor Meiji appointed him Imperial Craftsman to the Court in 1896, an honour only bestowed upon a handful of artists. He regularly took part in International Exhibitions, winning countless awards, and Westerners travelling to Japan often visited his studio in Kyoto. Famous customers include King Edward VIII, Sir Rutherford Alcock and Rudyard Kipling, who was particularly taken by the lengthy process of making cloisonné: “… I saw a man who had only been a month over the polishing of one little vase […] When I am in America he will be polishing still, and the ruby-coloured dragon […] will be growing more lovely…”

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1015 A RARE JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL SQUARE TRAY BY NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI (1845-1927) C.1903 The shallow body decorated in silver and gold wire with the peaceful scene of a fishing boat drifting away from the shore at dawn, with a weeping willow and a stone lantern, toro, to the side, the horizon lit with a pinkish tinge and a light teal colour reflecting in the sea, the reverse a deep sage colour and raised on four short rounded feet, with a four character seal mark reading Kyoto Namikawa for Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845-1927), 11.8cm.

£3,000-5,000 Provenance: from the Weber Family collection, Bristol, acquired in the early 20th century. Two large Komai-style models of pagodas from the same collection sold in these rooms on 15th November 2017, lots 787 and 788. Cf. The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art: Meiji no Takara, Treasures of Imperial Japan, vol. III Enamel, p.37, fig.13 for a related tray by Namikawa Yasuyuki from a private Kyoto collection. Also the Baur Foundation, inventory n. CB. CLJ.1964.28 for another example decorated with Karasaki shrine on the shores of Lake Biwa. During the late 19th century, Namikawa Yasuyuki grew to become a highly successful artist, both in Japan and in the West. The Emperor Meiji appointed him Imperial Craftsman to the Court in 1896, an honour only bestowed upon a handful of artists. He regularly took part in International Exhibitions, winning countless awards, and Westerners travelling to Japan often visited his studio in Kyoto. Famous customers include King Edward VIII, Sir Rutherford Alcock and Rudyard Kipling, who was particularly taken by the lengthy process of making cloisonné: “… I saw a man who had only been a month over the polishing of one little vase […] When I am in America he will be polishing still, and the ruby-coloured dragon […] will be growing more lovely…”

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1016 A PAIR OF JAPANESE HAKUDO BRONZE MODELS OF PHEASANTS SHOWA 1926-1989

1017 A JAPANESE HAKUDO BRONZE INCENSE BURNER AND COVER, KORO SHOWA 1926-1989

The birds with long tail feathers and gilded feet, beaks and eyes, the largest with a three character signature underneath, together with a rectangular lacquered wood stand, 24.5cm. (3)

Shaped as a large dove, with apertures around the hackle and along the fan-shaped tail, with an inner liner marked jungin (pure silver), and a three character signature underneath, 19.5cm. (3)

£250-350

£300-500

Provenance: Christie’s London, 3rd April 2003, lot 80.

Provenance: Bonhams London, 19 September 2006, lot 187.

1018 A PAIR OF SMALL JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASE TAISHO/SHOWA PERIOD

1019 A JAPANESE HAKUDO BRONZE MODEL OF A RED-CROWNED CRANE SHOWA 1926-1989

The bulbous bodies with a continuous design of many egrets in musen (wireless) enamels on a pink ground, both stamped to the base with a mark for the studio of Gonda Hirosuke, 8.5cm. (2)

£200-300

The black and white bird depicted resting with two chicks by its side, with details of its crest picked in red enamels, a three character signature underneath, 27cm.

£300-500

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1020 A LARGE JAPANESE VASE BY TAIZO KURODA (1946-) HEISEI 1989-PRESENT

1021 A JAPANESE LACQUER DOCUMENT BOX AND COVER, BUNKO 20TH CENTURY

The body formed of two bowls joined at the waist and with a symmetrical short foot and rim, the white porcelain surface unglazed and with subtle horizontal striations, impressed above the foot with the Kuroda seal, in a fitted and signed tomobako wood box, 25.4cm. (2)

Of rectangular shape and with bevelled corners, the lid decorated with sprays of flowering vanda falcata orchids on a muted copper-red ground, the sides with further blooms, the inside a deep teal colour and the flange with other flowers in gold and silver on a coral ground, signed Shuho saku on the side for Kawai Shuho, together with a fitted tomobako wood box, 16.3cm. (2)

£500-800 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Zetterquist Galleries, New York, on 29th March 2000. A copy of the original invoice is available. Taizo Kuroda is a contemporary Japanese ceramicist who takes his inspiration from the pure white porcelain of Choson Dynasty Korea. His work is exhibited all over the world and particularly in Japan, New York, Paris, Basel and Seoul.

£200-300 Kawai Shuho (1890-1981), also known as Kawai Toyozo, was a renowned lacquer artist who won numerous prizes at exhibitions in Japan, including those of the Imperial Academy of Art.

1022 A JAPANESE CELADON VASE 20TH CENTURY

1023 A LARGE JAPANESE STUDIO POTTERY VASE 20TH CENTURY

The slender body decorated with an unctious blue glaze, the tall neck with stylised handles, a two character mark to the base, the first character illegible but possibly for Sozan, 32cm.

The large bulbous vase with a slightly everted rim, the upper half decorated with an abstract design of incised chevrons and with a creamy-pink glaze, a stamped mark above the foot, together with a fitted wood tomobako box and certificate, 21.5cm. (3)

£400-600

£200-300

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1024 A JAPANESE WOOD VANITY SET, KYODAI MEIJI 1868-1912 With a rectangular mirror fitted above four drawers, 93cm x 48cm x 25.5cm.

£300-500

1025 A JAPANESE WOOD CABINET, TANSU EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Of keyaki (zelkova serrata) wood, the top half with a large horizontal drawer, fitted with a lock shaped as a chrysanthemum flowerhead, the lower half with four smaller drawers, together with a removable wood and metal lock that can be fitted to the front, with the key to the two locks, 52.5cm x 66.5cm x 40.5cm.

£300-500 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from the Kyoto Gallery, Brussels, on 1st February 2001. A copy of the original invoice is available.

1026 A JAPANESE WOOD INCENSE TRAY, KOBON TAISHO 1912-1926 Shaped as a large lotus leaf with irregular edges and with a small frog resting to the side, the surface of the wood realistically carved to imitate the leaf’s coarseness, unsigned but with a fitted wood tomobako box inscribed mai budo (dancing grapes), Kayoshiki ko bon (incense tray in the shape of a lotus leaf) and to the reverse Takeyama zo (made by Takeyama) and with two seals for Maki Tamihiko and Takeyama, 57cm. (3)

£800-1,200 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Bachmann Eckenstein Art & Antiques, Basel, 17th August 2006. A copy of the original invoice is available.

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1027 A JAPANESE BAMBOO AND ROOTWOOD IKEBANA BASKET, HANAKAGO MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD The bulbous body constructed of bamboo strips of different widths woven in a diagonal pattern, the rim and bail handle constructed of gnarly rootwood and the short foot made of twisted bamboo, unsigned, 45cm.

£300-500 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Katie Jones Oriental Art, London, in June 1995. A copy of the original invoice is available.

1028 AN UNUSUAL JAPANESE BAMBOO SAKE BOTTLE, TOKURI MEIJI 1868-1912 Modelled as a cylindrical water bucket and carved with magnolia buds and flowers, with calligraphy and three seal marks to the side and a painted inscription underneath reading ‘Made by Rodo from a pattern designed by Sodo’, 27cm.

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent. See Sotheby’s London, 19th-20th March 1990, lot 123, for a related sake bottle carved as a water bucket with a fish and terrapin amongst lotus leaves. The inscription underneath may refer to a woodblock print designed by Kawarazaki Shodo (1889-1973).

1029 A JAPANESE WOVEN BAMBOO KYOTO IKEBANA BASKET, HANAKAGO MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD The tall square-section body with long vertical strips, tatezashi, rising to a woven neck with a twisted rim, a tall loop handle above, the body strengthened with a double wall and the base with square plating and two strips of bamboo inserted across, haritake, 49cm.

£300-500 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from La Boutique Japonaise, Geneva, in the 1990s.

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£800-1,200

1033 1031 A JAPANESE BRONZE IKEBANA VASE 19TH/20TH CENTURY With a short cylindrical body raised on three round feet and rising to a large flattened rim, the honey-coloured surface with red mottling, unsigned, 12.5cm.

£300-500 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid.

Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Gregg Baker London on 15th June 2003. A copy of the original invoice is available. Yoshina Takeji is the fourth generation of bronze artists in his family, which has been producing artworks since the 1800s. He was awarded several medals by the Japanese Government in 1975 and 1989 for the quality of his work favouring traditional casting techniques.

1032 A JAPANESE BRONZE VASE MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD

1033 A JAPANESE FLOWER BRONZE VASE, USUBATA MEIJI 1868-1912

The tall flared body with three rings to the rim, the mottled surface with dark brown and red splashes, raised on stylised cloud-shaped feet, unsigned, 21.5cm.

In two parts, the bulbous body with a tall circular neck and applied with scroll handles, raised on three elegantly curved feet, with a removable circular tray wedged at the top signed with a two character mark, 38cm. (2)

£500-1,000 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Peter Wain, London, in the 1990s.

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£1,500-2,000 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from the Kyoto Gallery, Brussels, in the 1990s.

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1034 A JAPANESE BRONZE VASE MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD The tall slender body with a rough surface imitating Bizen pottery ware, with two small frogs clambering up the side, an oval mark above the foot and with a two character seal mark to the base, 30cm.

£1,000-1,500 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from the Kyoto Gallery, Brussels, on 15th December 2000.

1035 A JAPANESE BRONZE IKEBANA VASE MEIJI 1868-1912 The tall baluster-shaped body decorated in mixed metals with scrolling tendrils, possibly warabi (edible ferns), a small gold and silver bee fluttering above, unsigned, 29.8cm.

£1,000-1,500 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Katie Jones Oriental Art, London, in the 1990s.

1036 A JAPANESE BRONZE VASE MEIJI 1868-1912 The bulbous body with a mottled red patina, the shoulders with archaistic mask handles with loose rings, one silver prunus blossom and two buds applied to the side, a two character signature, 20cm.

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1037 A LARGE JAPANESE POLYCHROME AND LACQUER WOOD FIGURE EDO 1603-1868 Depicting the monk Kukai wearing red robes and seated on a high chair, his eyes inlaid in glass and with a serene expression on his face, holding glass beads in his left hand and a metal vajra in the other, with an inscription underneath the cushion, 56cm. (3)

£500-1,000 Provenance: from a Shingon temple in Kyoto, by repute, then the Silk Road House, Hong Kong, purchased on 14th December 1985 by the current owner. The original Silk Road House certificate is available. Kukai (774-835), also known as Kobo-Daishi (literally meaning ‘The Grand Master who propagated the Buddhist Teaching’) was a Buddhist literatus and founder of the Shingon, the ‘True World’ school of Buddhism. This figure is probably inspired by a famous portrait from the Kamakura Period (1185-1333) depicting him in a similar fashion.

1038 A JAPANESE BUDDHIST SCROLL PAINTING EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Depicting the thousand-armed Senju Kannon with two attendants, the deity seated on an elaborate throne with a shishi at the centre and holding her many attributes, with a white mandorla behind her and an ornate palanquin made of lotus flowers above, 36cm x 20.5cm.

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Una Money-Shewan (d.1976), acquired in China between 1896 and 1910.

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1039 A JAPANESE LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF AMIDA BUDDHA MOMOYAMA/EDO PERIOD Standing, wearing long flowing robes loosely draped across his torso, the eyes inlaid in glass and downcast, his hands in a mudra representing one of the nine levels of rebirth, kubon, with a glass or crystal bead amongst his knotted hair and another representing the urna on his forehead, with remnants of gilt lacquer, raised on a modern plinth, 49.5cm.

ÂŁ3,000-5,000 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Barling of Mount Street, London, on 27th June 1991. Amida Buddha is represented performing the kubon mudra when welcoming the souls of the departed as they reach the Great Western Paradise. Sculptures and paintings depicting this subject became popular during the 12th century and were placed near the beds of dying devotees to bring them comfort.

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1040 A MASSIVE JAPANESE PARCEL-GILT BRONZE TEMPLE INCENSE BURNER, KORO EDO 1603-1868 Raised on a large double lotus base, with three supports shaped as oni, the demons depicted in various postures and supporting the bulbous body, the belly with a large mon to the front depicting a Mandarin orange blossom in a square, with a gilt neck and two large cloud-shaped handles to the sides, the lid with many shaped apertures and topped with a ferocious-looking crouching shishi, the stand with a long inscription and signature, 110cm overall. (5)

£6,000-8,000 Provenance: a private collection, Thailand. Cf. See the Musée Cernuschi, acc. no. M.C. 2078, for a monumental and important bronze figure of Amida Buddha bearing the same Iseya Chobei signature. The mon depicting a Mandarin orange flower is the symbol of the Nichiren School of Buddhism, adopted in the 16th century and inspired by the family crest of the Li samurai clan who became important devotees. The Nichiren School is also referred to as the Minobu Sect due to their prominence in the Mount Minobu area in central Honshu. The lotus-shaped pedestal of this incense burner is inscribed with numerous lines of calligraphy giving more information on the origin of the piece. The six larger characters to the front read ‘Akasaka, Great Ceremonial Drum’ and the reverse bares the names of the many donors who participated in the production of the piece. The signature at the back of the base, 江戸大門通角 鋳工 伊勢屋長兵衛作, ‘Edo Daimon tsukaku Iseya Chobei saku’, refers to Iseya Chobei, then working at the corner of Daimon Road, Edo (Tokyo). Iseya Chobei has been described by some as a metalworker active in the late 18th / early 19th century and by others as a merchant supplying goods to Buddhist temples in different regions of Japan. His name is also engraved on a copper torii gate at the entrance of Kotohiragu Shrine in the Minato Ward, Tokyo, which used to be the Southern entrance to Edo Castle. Akasaka, the place mentioned on the front of this incense burner, is also located in the Minato Ward about ten minutes away and Daimon Road, where Chobei was based, is about twenty minutes South. It thus seems that Chobei was particularly active in the area. A large and important statue of Amida Buddha at the Musée Cernuschi in Paris also bares his signature. The massive 18th century bronze figure was originally on display at the small temple of Banryuji in the Meguro District of Tokyo. Théodore Duret reports in ‘Travels to Asia’ how Cernuschi bought the statue from the Zojoji monastry against the will of local residents. The figure was carved into pieces and sent back to Paris, where it was exhibited at the Palace of Industry before being moved to Cernuschi’s house.

Woodblock print from the Edo Meisho Zue (Guide to famous Edo sites), depicting the corner of Daimon Road in Edo (Tokyo) where Iseya Chobei worked. The area was dedicated to metalwork production.

The statue of Amida Buddha at the Musée Cernuschi bearing the same Iseya Chobei signature.

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Iseya Chobei’s signature at the back of the double lotus base.

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1041 NINE JAPANESE FAN PAINTINGS EDO/MEIJI PERIODS Depicting a variety of tall grasses, flowers and fruiting branches, including prunus, bamboo, chrysanthemum and grapes on the vine, some with calligraphy, in ink and colour on paper, all signed by different artists and mounted on washi card with gold flakes, some inscribed in pencil with the artist’s name (Setsudo, Sekijo, Shinsai, Seppo, and Bunko-jo), 55.5cm x 29.5cm. (9)

£500-1,000 Provenance: an English private collection acquired at Christie’s South Kensington, London, in 1977.

1042 THREE JAPANESE FAN PAINTINGS EDO/MEIJI PERIODS Two of birds, one depicting an egret on a tree stump by a lake, inscribed Bunkei in pencil, the other a small kingfisher perched on a branch, inscribed ‘Setsu-jo, aged seven’, the third with a man collecting water from a well, inscribed Chikoku, all three with different artist’s signatures and mounted on washi card with gold flakes, 55.5cm x 29.5cm. (6)

£300-500 Provenance: an English private collection acquired at Christie’s South Kensington, London, in 1977.

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1043 SIX JAPANESE FAN PAINTINGS EDO/MEIJI PERIODS Depicting various flowers in ink and colour on paper, including carnations, morning glories, a large peony and chrysanthemum, all signed by different artists and mounted on washi card with gold flakes, some inscribed in pencil with the artist’s name (Soto-jo, Suiun, Gyokusetsu, Seiga, and Bunko-jo), 55.5cm x 29.5cm. (6)

£500-800 Provenance: an English private collection acquired at Christie’s South Kensington, London, in 1977.

1044 THREE JAPANESE FAN PAINTINGS EDO/MEIJI PERIODS All three depicting mountainous landscapes with calligraphy, two with buildings and the third one with sailing boats on a lake, with different artist’s signatures and mounted on washi card with gold flakes, 55.5cm x 29.5cm. (6)

£300-500 Provenance: an English private collection acquired at Christie’s South Kensington, London, in 1977.

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1045 FOURTEEN JAPANESE FAN PAINTINGS EDO/MEIJI PERIODS All with calligraphy in ink on paper, signed by different artists and mounted on washi card with gold flakes, some with red artist’s seals, 55.5cm x 29.5cm. (14)

£800-1,200 Provenance: an English private collection acquired at Christie’s South Kensington, London, in 1977.

1046 THREE JAPANESE FAN PAINTINGS EDO/MEIJI PERIODS In ink and colour on paper, one depicting a spiny lobster amongst seaweed, framed and glazed, signed Nagasawa Roho (act.mid-19th century), another with ayu fish by Kishi Gantai (1782-1865), mounted on board, the third with a branch of pine, by Mori Kansai (1814-1894), 19cm max. (3)

£400-600 Provenance: the lobster picture acquired in Kyoto in 1988.

1047 TWO JAPANESE FAN PAINTINGS EDO/MEIJI PERIODS Both in otsu-e style, one depicting a dog trainer and the other figure holding a pole, signed Raisho for Nakajima Raisho (1876-1871), with a red artist’s seal, framed and one glazed, 63.5cm x 36.5cm max. (2)

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1048 A JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTING BY KAMO SUETAKA (1752-1841), KAKEMONO EDO 1603-1868

1049 A JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTING BY TOMISHIGE TOJO, KAKEMONO TAISHO 1912-1926

In ink on paper and depicting Mount Fuji, its distinctive triangular shape cleverly suggested by a few strokes of the artist’s brush, with a waka poem to the side reading Azumaji no ikikaigotono, Fujinone wa mishimenimonizu odorokare ke (Passing Mount Fuji in Azumaji in both direction, even if seen many times before, Mount Fuji always looks different. This amazes me), and Donoyoni Takoyumeto Sangokuni Chigiritenonai Yamafujinone (No matter the height of a mountain, in all countries, there is none other to get married to than Mount Fuji), and signed Suetaka Gisaku (by Suetaka and made for fun), 29cm x 34cm.

In ink on silk and depicting the moon emerging from behind clouds in a misty sky, with a line of calligraphy reading Kasumi hatsu tsuki (first moon), and a red seal mark for Tomishige Tojo, with a wood tomobako box bearing the title, signature and dating for Taisho 11 (1922), 32cm x 57cm.

£500-1,000 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Gregg Baker Asian Art, London, 27th November 2002. A copy of the original invoice is available.

£1,000-2,000 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Bachmann Eckenstein Art & Antiques, Basel, 20th June 2003. A copy of the original invoice is available. Kamo Suetaka was a Shinto priest at the Kamo Shrine in Kyoto. An academic and intellectual, he was also renowned as a talented poet, painter and calligrapher.

1050 FOUR JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTINGS, KAKEMONO EDO/MEIJI PERIODS Including an ink painting of a peony, inscribed ‘a single peony is enough‘, by Murase Koutei (1744-1819) and sealed Chikuden for Tanomura Chikuden (1777-1835); another a branch of kaki tree by Suzuki Nanrei (1775-1884) with a poetry slip, tanzaku, by Shimizu Hamaomi (1776-1824) and reading ‘puffs of wind swaying the tip of the fishing line, setting sun on the face of a lonely autumn stream’; the third depicting a monkey on a rock by Ohara Donshu (act.c.1850) and the last with two pumpkins and lychees, unsigned, 104.5cm x 33.5cm max. (4)

£500-1,000 Provenance: the peony and kaki scrolls purchased in London in the early 1990s and the pumpkins in 1974.

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part lot illustrated 1051 THREE JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTINGS, KAKEMONO EDO/MEIJI PERIODS Including an ink painting of the Three Heroes of the Han Dynasty by Kishi Ganku (1794-1883); a mountainous landscape with a sage in a retreat by Cho Gessho (1772-1832); another landscape painting with two figures in a pavilion by Ko Fuyo (1722-1784); together with a section of handscroll with a farmer in a landscape attributed to Suzuki Nanrei (1775-1844), 120cm x 56.5cm max. (4)

ÂŁ500-1,000 1052 A JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTING BY HARA ZAICHU (1750-1837), KAKEMONO EDO 1603-1868 In ink and colour on silk, finely painted with a flowering shrub of morning glory, asagao, with scrolling tendrils extending to the side, with calligraphy above reading nanaju-hachi o (old man of seventy-eight years), Hara zaichu ga (made by Hara Zaichu) and Ichinari san, 51.5cm x 38.5cm.

ÂŁ500-1,000 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Galerie Liova, Paris, 29th July 1996. A copy of the original invoice is available. Hara Chien, also known as Zaichu, lived and worked in Kyoto where he became a popular artist. His highly personal style reflected influences from classic Chinese paintings and the Tosa school of art.

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1053 A JAPANESE HANDSCROLL PAINTING, KAKEMONO MEIJI 1868-1912 Finely painted in ink and colour with numerous depictions of insects, crustaceans, amphibians and reptiles amongst colourful flowers and foliage, unsigned, 430cm overall.

£400-600

1054 A JAPANESE ALBUM OF PAINTINGS ON PAPER MEIJI 1868-1912 Including depictions of birds, flowers and fruits, one with two men standing laughing and another with a monkey dressed as a Shinto priest, all by different artists and bearing their signatures, 24cm x 18cm.

£200-300

1055 A JAPANESE HANDSCROLL PAINTING, KAKEMONO MEIJI 1868-1912 Painted in ink and colour with the story of two lovers, with panels of calligraphy at the beginning and at the end, the paper with gold speckles, in three segments and with sections missing, 440cm overall.

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1056 A JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTING, KAKEMONO EDO/MEIJI PERIOD In ink and colour on paper, depicting a spray of chrysanthemum in a tall vase, an ornamental rock before it, with two lines of calligraphy and three red seals, together with a print of Hotei, the god seated on his giant sack and playing the shamisen by Katsushika Taito II (active 1810-1853), framed and glazed, 22cm x 132cm max. (2)

£500-800 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid. The chrysanthemum painting purchased from the Kyoto Gallery, Brussels, and the Hotei print from the P. Huguenin Gallery, Geneva.

1057 THREE JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTINGS, KAKEMONO MEIJI 1868-1912 All three depicting bijin, the first with a beauty on a bridge gazing at sailing boats in the distance, after Yamaguchi Soken (1722-1784), the two others depicting a similar composition with a beauty writing a letter and with Okame behind her, one after Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), and the other Mori Tetsuzan (1774-1841), 111cm x 42.5cm max. (3)

£300-500 Provenance: the Utamaro picture from the Cook family collection, Scotland.

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1058 A JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTING, KAKEMONO EDO/MEIJI PERIOD In ink on paper and depicting Shoki the Demon Queller, standing and looking above his shoulder, with a long sword in his hand and a worried expression on his face, with a line of calligraphy to the right and a red gourd-shaped seal underneath, 82cm x 35cm.

£500-1,000 1059 TWO JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTINGS, KAKEMONO MEIJI 1868-1912 One depicting Daruma, wearing long red robes and with a halo behind him, unsigned, the other of a sage sitting by a stream by Kawamura Bumpo (1779-1821), 98cm x 39cm max. (2)

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1060 A JAPANESE TWO-FOLD PAPER SCREEN, BYOBU EDO 1603-1868 Decorated in ink and colour on a gold ground with a large cart, hanaguruma, containing flowering branches of chrysanthemum, bush clover and irises, with some details in moriage (raised decoration), 168cm x 187cm.

£2,000-3,000 Provenance: from the collection of Holcombe House, Painswick, Cotswolds.

1061 A JAPANESE TWO-FOLD PAPER SCREEN, BYOBU MEIJI 1868-1912 Painted in ink on a silver ground with bamboo growing behind a rock, the right-hand panel with four lines of calligraphy reading ‘The bamboo is upright and impartial like a righteous man. 10th Month of the beautiful moon in the Imperial Calendar year of 2555 (corresponding to 1895). Painted at the Studio of the Five Immortals’, and signed Chokunyu, aged 82, with three red seals for Bosai, Ta-chi no in and Kozetsu shi, 159cm x 162cm. Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907) was a famous painter, calligrapher and poet specialising in nanga, a style of painting which imitated Chinese aesthetics and which was particularly admired by Edo period literati. Chokunyu lived in Kyoto and became the pupil of Tanomura Chikuden (1777-1835), who encouraged him to copy late Chinese paintings. He later became director of the Kyoto Municipal School of Fine Arts and founded the Japan Nanga Society.

£1,200-1,500 1062 A JAPANESE TWO-FOLD PAPER SCREEN, BYOBU EDO 1603-1868 Painted in ink and colour on a gold ground with large peonies blooming behind a wooden fence and blinds, sudare, 143cm x 147cm.

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1063 A RARE JAPANESE SET OF FOUR PADDED-SILK PANELS, OSHI-E MEIJI 1868-1912 Variously depicting rice and tea cultivation, sericulture and porcelain production, the many figures depicted in relief with silk and paper on the painted ground, each picture signed Sekka and with a red seal, all framed and glazed, the pictures 50cm x 83cm (excl. frames). (4)

£12,000-18,000 Cf. H T McDermot & C Pollard, Threads of Silk and Gold, Ornamental Textiles from Meiji Japan, pp178-183, where comparable examples of oshi-e pictures are discussed.

Detail from one oshi-e picture and Utagawa Hiroshige III ‘Products of Greater Japan‘.

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These oshi-e pictures and the one depicting porcelain making in particular are reminiscent of shokunin zukushi-e, ‘pictures of people of various occupations in their workshops’. Craftsmen engaged in daily activities is a theme that became popular in early modern Japan, especially after the establishment of the Tokugawa Shogunate, when Kyoto was rebuilt by these skilled tradesmen. The bird’s-eye perspective used by Sekka is a common technique found in these early depictions of shokunin which came in different formats: albums (gajo), handscrolls (makimono) and panels which were displayed in merchants’ houses above alcoves and cupboards, and which may have inspired these framed pictures. There is an obvious effort to create dynamic and humorous scenes, with details such as a cat eating fishbones, doves flying away or a cockerel surveying a couple of hens. It is possible that these were also inspired by woodblock prints, and some details in particular seem to imitate works by Utagawa Hiroshige III (1842-1894). The two men throwing pots in the picture depicting ceramic production (below) is probably inspired by his woodblock print ‘Manufacturing Imari Porcelain in Hizen’, part of the series Dai Nippon Bussan Zue (Products of Greater Japan). This series of 118 prints was produced in August 1877, shortly before the opening of Japan’s first National Industrial Exposition (Naikoku Kangyō Hakurankai). These highly narrative pictures include a wealth of details displaying different aspects of these typically Japanese productions. Their ‘exoticism’ would have appealed to Western customers for which these were probably made. Oshi-e were notably displayed at the World’s Columbian Exhibition (1893), the Venice International Exhibition (1897) and the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition (1876) in the ‘Fancy Articles’ section.

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£200-300 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased from Milne Henderson London, 21st June 1996. A copy of the original invoice is available.

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Both by Keinen Imao (1845-1924) and from the ‘Album of Bird-and-Flower Pictures by Keinen’ (Keinen Kacho Gafu) published by Nishimura in 1892, one depicting geese and the other cranes under tall reeds, both framed and glazed, the prints 45cm x 32cm. (2)

£100-150 1066 A JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT EDO/MEIJI PERIOD Depicting a bird’s-eye view of the coastal city of Kamakura, with names of shrines and temples inscribed in rectangular labels, the Daibutsu visible to the left, from a series on the main Buddhist pilgrimage routes in Japan, framed and glazed, 62cm x 42cm.

£200-300 Provenance: a Spanish private collection, Madrid, purchased in Geneva in the 1990s.

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1067 A KOREAN PAINTING BY JUNG KWANG (1935-2002) 20TH CENTURY In ink and red pigment on paper, depicting a rotund figure resting, possibly Poridalma, with a two character signature and an artist’s seal for the monk painter Jung Kwang, framed and glazed, 66cm x 42cm.

£500-800 See the British Museum, acc.no.1991,0723,0.4, for a comparable picture of Poridalma in black and red ink by Jung Kwang and dated 1985.

1068 A JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT, UKIYO-E EDO 1615-1868 By Kaigetsu Doshin and depicting the ‘Courtesan of the Ninth Month’, inscribed Nippon Giga Kaigetsu Matsuyo Doshin zu (‘A pleasure picture in Japanese style by Doshin, a last leaf of Kaigetsu’) with a seal mark for Doshin, framed and glazed, 61.5cm x 33cm.

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1069 A SMALL COLLECTION OF JAPANESE EROTIC PAPER EPHEMERA, SHUNGA MEIJI 1868-1912

1070 A SMALL COLLECTION OF EROTIC PAPER EPHEMERA, SHUNGA 19TH/20TH CENTURIES

Comprising: loose pages from different books, most depicting couples enjoying daily activities, and also including an ithyphallic man pursuing a nude deity floating before a silver moon crescent; together with two albums including a copy of Yakumo no Chigiri (‘Poetic Intercourse’) by Tomioka Eisen (1864-1905), 17.5cm x 25.3cm max. (a lot)

Including three Japanese woodblock prints of couples engaged in erotic pursuits, ukiyo-e, all mounted on board; a Chinese framed and glazed scroll painting of the same couple in many different positions; and a Japanese handscroll printed with depictions of Dutchmen and Japanese women in coitus, 83cm max. (5)

£200-300

£250-350 Provenance: the shunga woodblock prints purchased from Clive Fuzzard.

1071 TWO JAPANESE ALBUMS OF EROTIC WOODBLOCK PRINTS, SHUNGA MEIJI 1868-1912 Both by Tomioka Eisen (1864-1905) and entitled Yakumo no Chigiri (‘Poetic Intercourse’), including many depictions of couples engaged in love making, with slight variations between albums in the positions depicted, 17.5cm x 25.3cm max. (2)

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1072 THREE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E MEIJI 1868-1912

1077 FOUR JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS

The first with beauties in a garden gazing at prunus blossoms; the second with the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Sadanji as Ushibuchi Kuro, and the third depicting the sumo wrestler Tegarayama Katsuji and a referee, all unsigned and mounted on board, 35.8cm x 24.1cm max. (3)

Three by Toyokuni III (1786-1865), two with Kabuki themes (General Taro Yoshikado and the Legend of the Eight Samurai) and the third depicting a couple enjoying the summer breeze, the other print by Kunisada II (1823-1880) and with the actors Iwai Kumesaburo and Ichimura Uzaemon, all mounted on board, 35.2cm x 24.5cm max. (4)

£150-250 1073 FOUR JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS Two by Toyokuni III (1786-1865) with the Kabuki characters Seiran and Asakura Togo, and Jiraiya Taro and Hitomaru Oroku; another by Kunisada II (1823-1880) depicting the actor Onoe Kikujiro playing the act of Yamauba, and the last by Toyokuni II (1777-1834) of a beauty gazing at cherry blossoms, all mounted on board, 35.2cm x 23.6cm max. (4)

£200-300 1074 A JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT 20TH CENTURY By Miki Suizan (1887-1957), from the Second Series of Selected Views of Kyoto (Shinsen Kyoto meisho dainishu) and depicting a beauty on a boat, gazing with a melancholic expression at cherry blossoms floating on the Oi River, 41.5cm x 28cm.

£200-300 1075 FIVE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS

£200-300 1078 FOUR JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS The first by Toyokuni III (1786-1865) depicting the Kabuki character Lord Munesada; the second by Chikanobu Yoshu (1838-1912) with actors and their salaries inscribed above them; another by Kunisada II (1823-1880) with Ichikawa Sadanji playing Hashiba Hideyoshi, and the last by Kunichika Toyohara (1835-1900) with Nakamura Shikan as Komakichi the puppet player, all mounted on board, 36cm x 25.6cm max. (4)

£200-300 1079 FIVE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS Three by Toyokuni III (1786-1865) and depicting the Kabuki characters Ikyu, Oroku the Thief and Amakawaya Igo as impersonated by actor Ichimura Kakitsu; the fourth by Kuniyasu Utagawa (1794-1832) with Sanko from the Hachiman-ya play and the last by Kuniharu Utagawa (c.1855-1883) of the Kabuki figures Tereoka Heiemon and his sister, all mounted on board, 37.5cm x 25.6cm max. (5)

Three by Toyokuni III (1786-1865) depicting the Kabuki actors Sawara Tanosuke as Princess Yaegaki, Yadogawara Omoto, and Onoe Eizaburo as Fujinokata; one by Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912) of court ladies playing musical instruments, and the last by Toyokuni I (1769-1825) of the Kabuki actor Segawa Kikunojo, all mounted on board, 36.2cm x 24.8cm max. (5)

£250-350

£200-300

Two by Toyokuni III (1786-1865), one depicting Hanagiri, the daughter of Hatakeyama Shigetada, the other with the Kabuki characters Shigetada and Yoritomo; the third by Kuniyoshi Utagawa (1798-1861) and with a scene from Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees with Shume no Kokingo, and the last by Toyokuni I (1769-1825) with the actor Ichikawa Danjuro as Kuganosuke, all mounted on board, 38.8cm x 26.6cm max. (4)

1076 THREE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS Two by Kunichika Toyohara (1835-1900) depicting scenes from the Kabuki play Nikki Danjo, the third by Toyokuni II (1777-1835) with a figure holding a conch shell, all mounted on board, 35.1cm x 24.1cm max. (3)

1080 FOUR JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS

£200-300

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1082 THREE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E MEIJI 1868-1912

Both triptychs, one depicting many figures in pleasures boats on the Sumida River by the Ryogoku Bridge, with fireworks in the distance, unsigned; the other with three actors by Utagawa Kunisada I (1786-1865), both framed and glazed, 36cm x 76cm.

One depicting a procession of foreigners from five different Western nations in Yokohama, by Utagawa Sadahide (1807-1873); another with figures at leisure by the Shijo River by Utagawa Kunisada I (1786-1864); the third with an ikebana class in an interior, the teacher pointing at examples of flower arrangements behind him, attributed to Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833-1904), 73cm x 36cm max. (3)

£200-300

£400-600 1083 THREE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS By Toyokuni III (1786-1865), one with three actors taking shelter from the rain, another of a courtesan standing beside a paper screen with autumn leaves, the third depicting the Kabuki actor Iwai Shijaku playing a waitress, all mounted on board, 37.4cm x 25.1cm max. (3)

£150-250 1084 FOUR JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS The first by Chikanobu Yoshu (1838-1912) depicting the Kabuki actor Sukedakaya Takasuke; the second by Kunisada II (1823-1880) with courtesans in the play Shin Yoshiwara; the third a portrait of Princess Komachi by Toyokuni III (1786-1865) and the last of a beauty playing the koto by Watanabe Yobukazu (c.1872-1944), all mounted on board, 35.9cm x 24.3cm max. (4)

£200-300 1085 THREE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E MEIJI 1868-1912 Two by Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912), one depicting New Year’s celebrations in an interior and the other two beauties preparing for the Dolls Festival, the third with a lady making ikebana flower arrangements, with wall vases behind her, all mounted on board, 36.5cm x 24.2cm max. (3)

£150-250 1086 THREE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E MEIJI 1868-1912 The first by Chikanobu Yoshu (1838-1912) depicting men collecting umbrellas offered by the Shogun at Chiyoda Castle; another by Utagawa Kunisada III (1848-1920) with the Kabuki actors Nakamura Tokizo and Onoe Shosuke, and the last depicting beauties serving lunch by Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912), all mounted on board, 36cm x 24cm max. (3)

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1087 FOUR JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS

1088 FOUR JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E MEIJI 1868-1912

All by Toyokuni III (1786-1865), one depicting two of the Famous Six Poets, another Prince Genji and his family in a garden, the third with beauties standing before a tea house and the last of many people on a beach digging for clams, all mounted on board, 38cm x 26.2cm max. (4)

Three by Utagawa Kunisada, two depicting actors from the series Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo (The Glories of the Provinces of Japan), and the third a figure drinking sake in an interior, the fourth print depicting a beauty reading a book, all framed and glazed, 36cm x 24cm. (4)

£200-300

£150-250 Provenance: the George and Ann Dannatt Collection. George Dannatt (d.2009) was a British artist noted for his abstract work.

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1089 FOUR JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E EDO AND MEIJI PERIODS

1090 TWO JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, UKIYO-E MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD

Two by Kunisada I (1786-1865) depicting court ladies admiring cherry blossoms and carrying large boxes, the third by Sadahide Utagawa (1807-1873) with the courtesan Kumoi from the Kukimanji tea house, and the last by Toyokuni II (1777-1835) of beauties in a garden, all mounted on board, 38.7cm x 26.1cm max. (4)

One depicting four men dressed in the Western fashion and standing on a shore with boats behind them, attributed to Tamaei Gyokuei, the other with two men fighting a large tiger, the design by Hanabusa Itcho and engraved by his student Ippo, both framed and glazed, 35cm x 25cm max. (2)

£200-300

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1091 A JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE MEIJI 1868-1912 The tall body with four panels respectively decorated with beauties and children in an interior and in a garden, another with birds flying over a stream and flowering trees, the last depicting a fisherman in a mountainous river landscape, the borders and shoulder with a dense design of flowerheads and scrolls in gilt on a dark navy-blue ground, with a four character signature to the base, possibly for Kozan, 18cm.

£300-500

1092 A JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY KINKOZAN MEIJI 1868-1912 The ovoid body densely decorated with a central shaped band enclosing a continuous scene of many figures taking a stroll under cherry blossoms, the foot and shoulder with a multitude of small leafy stems in gilt on a dark navy-blue ground, the neck with shaped panels of brocade designs and a band of key fret, with a four character mark in gilt reading Kinkozan zo and another impressed one, 24cm.

£400-600

1093 A JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY HODODA MEIJI 1868-1912 The tall rectangular body decorated with panels of beauties, warriors and Immortals in outdoor settings, on a dark navy-blue ground and with chrysanthemum flowerheads, fans and brocade designs in gilt, inscribed Satsuma yaki Hododa, 24.5cm.

£200-300

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1094 A VERY LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE SATSUMA VASE BY KINKOZAN MEIJI 1868-1912 The baluster body finely painted in enamels and gilt with two large rectangular panels, with a peacock and peahen to one side walking amongst magnolia and wild flowers; a raft of thirteen ducks to the other side, with branches of flowering prunus and a couple of tits in flight above, the panels on a dark navy-blue ground with a dense pattern of stylised ginkgo leaves and brocade designs in gilt, the neck with formal roundels of birds and flowers enclosed between shippo-tsunagi (jewelled cash), the lip with flowerheads between wave motifs and with a band of geometrical lappets above the foot, the base signed Kinkozan zo, 46cm.

ÂŁ8,000-10,000 The very large dimensions of this vase suggest that it may have been made as a special commission or possibly for an international exhibition.

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1095 A JAPANESE SATSUMA MINIATURE TEA CADDY BY KINKOZAN MEIJI 1868-1912 The rectangular body decorated with shaped panels enclosing beauties and children in fenced gardens, pheasants by a stream and chickens and hens before morning glories and peonies, the borders and shoulder with dense geometrical patterns in gilt, with an inner liner and the cover topped with a medallion depicting two beauties in a garden, the base inscribed Kinkozan zo and with a rectangular paper label for Kinkozan Kyoto 43086, 8cm. (3)

£2,000-3,000 1096 A JAPANESE SATSUMA CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER BY SHUZAN, KOGO MEIJI 1868-1912 The lid painted in polychrome and gilt with a panel of many children in an interior and with flowers either side of it, with many butterflies in flight to the inside and further flowers underneath, signed Shuzan, 7.5cm. (2)

£300-500 1097 A JAPANESE SATSUMA INCENSE BURNER AND COVER BY KINKOZAN, KORO MEIJI 1868-1912 The square-section body raised on four short feet, each side with a rectangular panel finely painted with landscapes, birds and flowers, the lid with further panels echoing the decoration and topped with a gilded shishi, signed underneath Kinkozan zo, 10.5cm. (2)

£500-800

1098 A SMALL JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY KINKOZAN MEIJI 1868-1912 The bulbous body with an elongated neck painted in gilt on a crackled moss-green ground, one side with a fan decorated with four cranes, with lilies and scrolling tendrils curling behind it, the reverse with two gourds, leaves and vines, signed Kinkozan and Kyoto, 12cm.

£300-500 Provenance: from the collection of Edward and Julia Carter Preston, sold on behalf of The Hope Carter Preston Foundation, Liverpool. Edward Carter Preston (1885-1965) was a renowned Liverpool artist, sculptor and medalist, his daughter Julia Carter Preston (1926-2012) was a successful potter. See Bonhams, London, 14th May 2015, lot 374, for another small vase by Kinkozan with gilt decoration on a moss-green ground.

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1099 A JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY KINKOZAN MEIJI 1868-1912 The tall body finely painted with a continuous design of Mandarin ducks on a stream, the upper half densely decorated with flowering wisteria and with small birds perched amongst the blooms, signed Kinkozan zo in gilt to the base, 30cm.

£500-800 Provenance: purchased at auction in Cape Town in the 1990s.

1100 A GOOD JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY RYOZAN MEIJI 1868-1912 The ovoid body with a short everted neck, finely painted in polychrome and gilt with a continuous design of beauties conversing under flowering branches of prunus, a small boy attendant following them carrying goods wrapped in clothes, possibly for a picnic under the cherry blossoms, the foot and shoulder with bands of elaborate brocade designs, the base signed Ryozan under the Shimazu mon, 21.5cm.

£1,500-2,500 1101 A LARGE JAPANESE VASE MEIJI 1868-1912 The bulbous body finely decorated with a continuous scene of samurai engaged in battle, with a gnarled pine tree to the side, the neck with an elaborate band of brocade design, shippo pattern, cherry blossoms and stylised leaves and flowerheads, with a band of karakusa scrolls above the foot and inscribed to the base, with a paper label, 45.5cm.

£1,000-2,000

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1102 A JAPANESE SATSUMA DISH MEIJI 1868-1912 The well decorated with beauties and children in a mountainous landscape, a boy carrying an Inari fox mask on his back, with three men holding straw hats and thatched buildings to the side, a series of torii gates in the distance and with a lake behind, signed Setsuzan in a rectangular cartouche below, 30.5cm.

£800-1,200 The boy with a fox mask and the corridor of torii gates may be references to the Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine in Kyoto dedicated to the Shinto fox god Inari.

1103 A JAPANESE GOSU SATSUMA OCTAGONAL DISH MEIJI 1868-1912 The well decorated with a dense design of flowering chrysanthemum growing behind a screen, the blooms depicted in thick red, gilt and blue enamels, the rim with a shaped border of stylised flowerheads and scrolls, the outside with further chrysanthemum flowerheads and the Shimazu mon, with a three character signature to the base, 20.5cm.

£400-600 1104 A JAPANESE SATSUMA DISH MEIJI 1868-1912 The well densely decorated in polychrome and gilt with a panel enclosing beauties and small children in a garden, with buildings to the side and Mount Fuji in the distance, the rim with stylised flowers and karakusa scrolls, signed Fujisan in a square reserve to the base, 21.3cm.

£300-500

1105 A JAPANESE SATSUMA INCENSE BURNER AND COVER, KORO MEIJI 1868-1912 The short compressed body decorated with a continuous scene of Immortals in conversation with the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, Fukurokujin, with a pierced white metal lid with auspicious objects and blossoms, the base inscribed Dai Nihon Kinkozan Shogetsu, 23cm. (2)

£200-300

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1106 A PAIR OF JAPANESE VASES MEII 1868-1912

1107 A PAIR OF JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES MEIJI 1868-1912

Each with a tall baluster body and loop handles to the neck, finely painted with barrels of monkeys delousing each other and eating peaches, the foot with a band of brocade designs, the neck with further geometrical patterns with gilt, signed to the bases, 37.6cm. (2)

The tall rectangular bodies finely painted with continuous scenes of processions, with many figures pulling large floats on which oiran and men are seated, the shoulders densely decorated with brocade patterns and many blossoms, both signed Kizan under the Shimazu mon, 18.5cm. (2)

£300-500

£500-800

1108 A PAIR OF JAPANESE SATSUMA MOONFLASKS MEIJI 1868-1912

1109 A SMALL COLLECTION OF JAPANESE CERAMICS MEIJI 1868-1912

Decorated with swallows in flight above chrysanthemum growing against bamboo fences, with a large stylised ho-ho bird in gilt above and with jewels and brocade patterns to the shoulders, the sides with landscapes and figures, with impressed marks underneath, 19.cm. (2)

Comprising four Satsuma vessels, one a large baluster vase and cover decorated with scholars in a garden, unsigned; a pair of vases painted with the gate of the Shogun’s mausoleum at Nikko, both signed Taniguchi and one with a paper label for Y. Tanigushi, Kobe Japan, no.6466; the fourth a lobed bowl with a mountainous landscape, signed Bizan; and a Kutani vase with panels of figures, birds and shishi, unsigned, 39.5cm max. (6)

£150-250

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1110 THREE JAPANESE ARITA BLUE AND WHITE DISHES MEIJI 1868-1912 One decorated with two egrets standing by a stream, another with two warriors under a prunus tree and with a Chinese mark to the base reading Dai Ming Chenghua Nian Zhi, the third Fukagawa with two black carp, 46cm max. (3)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Edward and Julia Carter Preston, sold on behalf of The Hope Carter Preston Foundation, Liverpool. Edward Carter Preston (1885-1965) was a renowned Liverpool artist, sculptor and medalist, and his daughter Julia Carter Preston (1926-2012) was a successful potter.

1111 TWO LARGE JAPANESE ARITA BLUE AND WHITE DISHES MEIJI 1868-1912 One decorated with a large scaly dragon emerging from crashing waves, with a band of stylised prunus to the rim, the other with three carp in a meandering stream and with large peonies and prunus flowers surrounding them, 54.7cm max. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Edward and Julia Carter Preston, sold on behalf of The Hope Carter Preston Foundation, Liverpool. Edward Carter Preston (1885-1965) was a renowned Liverpool artist, sculptor and medalist, his daughter Julia Carter Preston (1926-2012) was a successful potter.

1112 A LARGE JAPANESE ARITA BLUE AND WHITE DISH MEIJI 1868-1912 The lobed body decorated with a sage holding a large spray of peonies and peaches, a tethered buffalo behind him and with thick vegetation surrounding them, 38.6cm.

£200-300 1113 A SMALL JAPANESE FUKAGAWA VASE 20TH CENTURY The bulbous body decorated with moulded bamboo leaves, the shoulder with two bamboo stems and the short neck painted with flowerheads and scrolls, the base with the Fujiyama mark, 15.5cm.

£200-300

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1114 A JAPANESE IMARI JARDINIERE EARLY 20TH CENTURY

1115 A JAPANESE IMARI BALUSTER VASE AND COVER 20TH CENTURY

The bulbous body with a faceted surface and decorated in underglaze blue, red and gilt with stylised flowers, landscapes and mon, the rim moulded with a continuous scroll design, a paper label for Ben Janssens Oriental Art London JC1826, 28.5cm.

The bulbous body decorated with two shaped panels enclosing beauties producing silk cloth, yuki-tsumugi, spinning silk floss from cocoons on one side and weaving on the other, with large chrysanthemum flowers and roundels with dragons and phoenix, the cover echoing the design and topped with a pear-shaped finial, 42cm overall. (2)

£100-150

£300-500

1116 ELEVEN JAPANESE PORCELAIN BOWLS EDO/MEIJI PERIODS Nine variously decorated in underglaze blue with floral motives, figures, calligraphy and landscapes, some with fuku marks to the bases and one inscribed fu gui chang chun (riches, honour and eternal youthfulness), two a pair and decorated in the Imari palette with shishi, 15cm max. (11)

£200-400

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1117 TWO JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE SETO WARE VASES 20TH CENTURY One with a bulbous body and a tall neck decorated with wisteria, peonies, hibiscus and leafy branches, inscribed Dai Nippon Seto Kato Shigeju zo, the other with an hexagonal body and a tall cylindrical neck painted with quails, insects and another bird amongst vegetation, also with a Seto mark, 24.5cm max. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: an English private collection, Hampshire, acquired in the early 20th century.

1118 A JAPANESE HIRADO TEAPOT MEIJI 1868-1912 Modelled as a small boy holding a puppy, the dog’s mouth forming the spout, with stylised clouds painted to the back of the boy’s robe and with other details highlighted in light blue, together with an associated pottery cover shaped as a conical hat, 20cm. (2)

£200-300 Provenance: from the collection of Edward and Julia Carter Preston, sold on behalf of The Hope Carter Preston Foundation, Liverpool. Edward Carter Preston (1885-1965) was a renowned Liverpool artist, sculptor and medalist, and his daughter Julia Carter Preston (1926-2012) was a successful potter.

1119 A TALL JAPANESE FUKAGAWA VASE 20TH CENTURY

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The baluster-shaped body decorated with a continuous design of a small quail hiding behind millet sprays and chrysanthemum flowers, with a gilded rim and signed Fukagawa sei with the Fujiyama mark, 38cm.

£400-600

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1120 A JAPANESE ARITA BOWL C.1700

1121 A JAPANESE KYOTO WARE JOSS STICK HOLDER EDO 1603-1868

The square body with lobed sides and raised on a short circular foot, the cavetto moulded with waves and cherry blossoms, painted in red, yellow, green, aubergine and gilt with scrolling tendrils and four peonies to the inside and prunus, chrysanthemum and a lightening-shaped pattern to the outside, 18.2cm.

The rectangular body decorated with abstract roundels in thick red and blue enamels on a basil green ground, with honeycomb-shaped apertures to the sides and round openings to the top for holding the joss sticks, the base with a paper label for Worcester Royal Porcelain Works Museum N.6.03, 9cm.

£800-1,200

£300-500

Provenance: from the collection of Sir Ronald Charles Lindsay GCB, KCMG, CVO, PC,1877-1945, and thence by descent. Sir Ronald Lindsay was a British civil servant and diplomat, he was the British Ambassador to Turkey from 1925-26 and to Germany from 1926-28; from 1928-30, he was Permanent Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and from 1930-39 the British Ambassador to the United States of America.

Cf. J Ayers, Chinese and Japanese Works of Art in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, vol. II, pp.706-707, no.1719, for a Kyoto ware vase with similar decoration and honeycomb-shaped reticulations. According to the author, Kyoto wares were seldom exported from Japan. Examples can be found in the collections of Augustus the Strong in Dresden and at Burghley House.

Cf. S Jenyns, Japanese Porcelain, ill.36A for a related bowl from the collection of Mr and Mrs de la Mare. An identical bowl from the collection of Augustus the Strong (1670-1733), inventoried in 1721 and with N=10 incised reference mark is on display today at the Zwinger Palace in Dresden. The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford owns another comparable example, ref. 1985.48, from the Jeffery Story and Walter Cook Bequest.

1122 A JAPANESE INCENSE BURNER, KORO MEIJI 1868-1912 The bulbous body raised on three short feet, with a fan-shaped aperture to the front and further round ones around the shoulder, the surface crazed all over and with two shishi-head masks to the side, with a collection reference number incised underneath and together with an associated wood stand, 22cm. (2)

1123 A JAPANESE IMARI OVAL TRAY 19TH/20TH CENTURY The well painted in polychrome and gilt, with four shaped panels enclosing two character inscriptions in seal script, one reading Tokai, on a dense ground of four distinct patterns, possibly inspired by textiles, the flange with foliate designs in gilt on a red ground and the outside with a band of geometrical designs, the base left unglazed, 27.5cm x 21cm.

£200-300 Cf. The Fitzwilliam Museum, The Lost Century, Japanese Arita Porcelain 1720-1820 in Britain: Selective Catalogue, p.11, no.36, for a peach-shaped plate with similar colour palette and brocade designs.

£300-500

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1124 A MASSIVE JAPANESE ARITA BLUE AND WHITE DISH EDO 1603-1868

1125 A PAIR OF JAPANESE ARITA BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS C.1700

1126 A LARGE JAPANESE ARITA BLUE AND WHITE DISH 18TH /19TH CENTURY

The rim typically painted with panels in kraak style enclosing alternating motifs of peonies, auspicious symbols and stylised jewels, the well densely decorated with pomegranates and finger citrons amongst leaves and branches, the underside with spur marks, 55cm.

The ovoid bodies decorated in gilt with peonies, chrysanthemum and paulownia issuing from behind trellis on a rich blue ground, the shoulder with three writhing dragons between panels of flowerheads, the covers with further dragons and flowers and topped with a fierce shishi on a rocky outcrop, 52cm max. (4)

Decorated with a central panel of flowers and leaves by a stream, the border with kraak-style panels with further flowers, 36.8cm.

£2,000-3,000 Cf. S Jenyns, Japanese Porcelain, fig.16A for a closely related dish described as from the Sarugawa Kiln and dating from the Manji/Tenwa period (1658-1683).

£150-250 Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent.

£1,000-1,500 Provenance: Warrens House, Bramshaw, the New Forest. Cf. Christie’s London,16th June 1998, lot 260 for a five-piece garniture with three comparable vases. This design is described as a special order made through the Dutch East India Company and copying Chinese export ceramics.

1127 A RARE JAPANESE IMARI EWER AND COVER C.1700

1128 A JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE ARITA BOWL C.1700

The hexagonal body finely painted in underglaze blue, red enamels and gilt with mountainous river landscapes, tassels, flowers and scrolling tendrils, the shoulder moulded with chrysanthemum flowerheads, the lid with comparable decoration and topped with a squatting figure wearing an eboshi hat, 26cm. (2)

The well decorated with a mountainous river landscape, with a small building by the water’s edge and raining clouds above, the cavetto with a continuous design of a ho-ho bird in flight above sprays of peonies and fruiting pomegranate branches, the outside with further branches and flower buds, with two large rivets, 39.3cm.

£1,500-2,500

£200-300

1129 A JAPANESE IMARI BOWL C.1700 Decorated to the outside in underglaze blue, red enamels and gilt with panels enclosing mountainous river landscapes between flowers, foliage and ribbons, the well with chrysanthemum and another landscape in a small oval cartouche, a band of stylised flowerheads underneath the rim, mounted with European ormolu fittings, 22cm.

£300-500

Cf. Porcelain Collection Dresden, Guide to the Permanent Collection in the Dresden Zwinger, p.83, for a closely related ewer and cover bearing the Japanese Palace Inventory mark No:99+, inventory no.3304.

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1130 A RARE JAPANESE KO-KUTANI DISH C.1690 The shallow body painted with ochre, red, green, blue and black enamels, the well with thatched buildings by the water’s edge in a mountainous landscape, the cavetto with stylised waves and the rim with a band of key fret, the back with geometrical designs and two blue concentric lines, 13.3cm.

£1,000-1,500

1131 A JAPANESE KO-IMARI BLUE AND WHITE TUREEN AND LID C.1690 Decorated in underglaze blue with a continuous scene of pavilions and weeping willow in a mountainous landscape, with a band of lappets and concentric rings above the foot, the cover with a chrysanthemum flowerhead and mirroring the decoration, 21cm. (2)

£1,200-1,500 Cf. B Davies, Ko-Imari Porcelain from the Collection of Oliver Impey, p.52, no.23 for a comparable tureen decorated with a mountainous landscape. Another example is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. 2002.447.47a, b.

1132 A SMALL JAPANESE NABESHIMA DISH 19TH/20TH CENTURY The well decorated in underglaze blue, red, yellow, and green enamels with scattered cherry and peony blossoms with small leaves, the underside with three clusters of coins and tassels, the foot typically painted with a blue comb design, 15cm.

£300-500

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1133 A JAPANESE KAKIEMON OCTAGONAL CUP C.1700 The body decorated in gilt, iron-red, blue, green and black enamels with floral sprays, scrollwork and stylised fans in between panels of karakusa scrolls with a central gilt prunus blossom, 7cm.

£200-300 For related examples, see the Victoria & Albert Museum, acc. no.C.120A-1919, and the Burghley House Collection, acc.no. CER0369.

1134 A LARGE JAPANESE IMARI MODEL OF A MAN C.1700 Depicted standing and wearing a short coat over his kimono, his garments decorated with birds in flight, branches of pine and geometrical designs in underglaze blue and gilt, iron-red, black and green enamels, 38cm.

£600-1,000 See the British Museum, acc.no.1964,0715.1 for another Imari model of a standing man described as one of the many caricature-like figures produced in the kilns of Arita in the early 18th century for export to Europe.

1135 A JAPANESE KIKUGAWA KAKIEMON DISH C.1700 The lobed body with gilt, iron-red, blue, green and black enamels, with a spray of flowering chrysanthemum, a fruiting branch of pomegranate and a flying ho-ho bird to the well, with a branch of prunus and further blooms to the underside, 13.2cm.

£400-600 Provenance: Christie’s London, 4th June 1982, lot 54.

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1136 A RARE JAPANESE KAKIEMON FIGURAL GROUP C.1690

1137 A RARE JAPANESE KAKIEMON FIGURE OF A BOY, KARAKO C.1690

Depicting a beauty and a small child standing on a tall fan-shaped base, their robes decorated in iron-red, blue, green and black enamels with geometrical patterns, waves, stylised clouds and cash, the base with prunus flowers, spirals and karakusa scrolls, 18cm.

The youth depicted hugging a giant gourd-shaped sake bottle, decorated in iron-red, blue, green, yellow and black, his robes painted with a pattern of stylised cash, leaves, long feathers and dots, the bottle with an undulating design and with a rope tied around the narrow part of the body, 13.5cm.

£7,000-9,000 Provenance: purchased in Paris in 2009.

£1,500-2,000

1138 A RARE JAPANESE KAKIEMON EWER, KENDI C.1680 The short bulbous body decorated in red, blue, green and black enamels with a continuous river landscape, with fishing boats sailing in the distance, sparrows in flight and a large weeping willow to the side, the mammiform spout painted with stylised clouds, the shoulder and foot with concentric red lines and with a band of dots to the base of the neck, with Indonesian white metal mounts, 15cm.

£1,200-1,500 Cf. C J A Jörg, Fine and Curious, Japanese Export Porcelain in Dutch Collections, p.65, no.50 for another kendi decorated with landscapes and with Indonesian mounts. Also, B Brennan Ford & O Impey, Japanese Art from the Gerry Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.77, no.46, and the British Museum acc.no. Franks.1215.+ for other examples. This type of ewers was produced for the South-East Asian market where they were highly popular and considered holy and venerated objects.

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1139 A RARE JAPANESE KAKIEMON BOTTLE, TOKKURI C.1690 The square-section body decorated in iron-red, blue, yellow, green and black with a long tail-feathered ho-ho bird on a branch of flowering prunus, with another smaller bird flying underneath a branch of pine to the other side, with further blossoms scattered over the shoulder and fitted with a European ormolu neck, the base with remnants of paper labels for the G & C Wingfield Digby collection and for Marchant London, 20.5cm.

£8,000-12,000 Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 14th July 2006, lot 1261.

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1140 A GOOD JAPANESE KAKIEMON VASE C.1680 The ovoid body decorated in iron-red, yellow, green, blue and black enamels with a continuous mountainous river landscape, with thatched buildings to the water’s edge, fishing boats and a large weeping willow, the neck with a tooth pattern band, the shoulder with stylised clouds and with two concentric red lines above the foot, 21cm.

£15,000-20,000 Provenance: Christie’s London, 11th May 2011, lot 109. Cf. E Strober, La maladie de porcelaine: East Asian Porcelain from the Collection of Augustus the Strong, p.166, where this style of Kakiemon decoration is discussed, and Old Imari Ware, the Toguri Museum of Art, p.81, pl.73, where a comparable example is illustrated.

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829

842

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831

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834

847

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839

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939

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Jewellery by Design The Collection of Dr. Anne Shannon Wednesday 31st October 2018

A pair of gold Etruscan Revival earrings attributed to Melillo, circa 1870 Estimate: ÂŁ2,000-3,000

ENQUIRIES: Charlotte Glyde | Tel: +44 (0)1722 424586 | cg@woolleyandwallis.co.uk


Modern British & 20th Century Art Tuesday 4th December 2018

Sir Claude Francis Barry (1883-1970) St. Aubin’s Fort, Jersey Oil on canvasboard 66 x 100cm Estimate: £8,000-12,000

ENQUIRIES: Victor Fauvelle | Tel:+44 (0)1722 446961 | vf@woolleyandwallis.co.uk Jo Butler | Tel:+44 (0)1722 446962 | jb@woolleyandwallis.co.uk


British Art Pottery Wednesday 12th December 2018

A tall bottle vase by Lucie Rie with volcanic glaze, from the collection of Sara Pearch Estimate: £20,000-30,000 A sgraffito bottle vase by Lucie Rie Estimate: £15,000-25,000

ENQUIRIES: Michael Jeffery | Tel: +44 (0)1722 446954 | mj@woolleyandwallis.co.uk


Auction Information OPENING HOURS Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm and 10am to 1pm on Saturdays. VIEWING All our auctions are on view at least two days prior to the sale and details will be found in the relevant catalogues. BIDDING IN THE ROOM To bid at auction you will need a paddle number. This can be obtained from the office either during the view or on the day of the sale. We now provide permanent paddle numbers which can be used for any future sale, once registered. REGISTERING WITH US All first time buyers need to register with us. Once registration is complete you will be provided with a permanent paddle number which can be used in all future sales. To register, you will need to provide two forms of identification: 1. a passport or photographic driving licence 2. a utility bill or document showing your name and address You can register in person or by contacting the office on 01722 424500 or emailing enquiries@woolleyandwallis.co.uk You will be asked to show your documents, or fax or email copies. PLEASE NOTE: Registering with thesaleroom.com or through our website does not automatically register you with us. COMMISSION BIDDING If you are unable to attend the sale you can leave a commission bid. This will be executed on your behalf by the auctioneer who will purchase the lot as cheaply as possible bearing in mind any reserve price and other bids. TELEPHONE BIDDING It is usually possible to bid on the telephone by prior arrangement with the office. BUYER’S PREMIUM The Buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 25% plus VAT @20% (totalling 30% inclusive) on the first £500,000 and 12% plus VAT @20% (14.4% inclusive) thereafter.

LIVE ONLINE BIDDING Live online bidding is now available for most of our auctions via thesaleroom.com, enabling you to take part in the bidding from anywhere in the world, live as it happens. To bid online you need to register at www.thesaleroom.com, subject to approval. There is a 3% + VAT charge for this service. In completing the bidder registration on www.thesaleroom.com and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd, you: 1. authorise Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd, if they so wish, to charge the credit card given in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via thesaleroom.com, and 2. confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd through www.thesaleroom.com and agree that Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd are entitled to permit the shipping of the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale. CONDITION REPORTS The relevant department will be pleased to give condition reports on any lot, where practical. All weights and measures given in the catalogue should be regarded as approximate. The colours printed in the catalogue are not necessarily true. SALE RESULTS These will be posted on our website shortly after the sale. PACKING AND SHIPPING Woolley & Wallis do not offer a packing and despatch service but the following are carriers in our area. Alban Shipping 01582 493 099 info@albanshipping.co.uk www.albanshipping.co.uk Kimdan Ltd 07973 389436 andy@kimdan.co.uk Mailboxes 01264 360 333 info@mbeandover.co.uk www.mbe.co.uk/andover Pack & Send 0845 465 0564 sales@packsend.co.uk www.packsend.co.uk Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss to items once they are in the hands of a carrier.


PAYMENT AND CLEARANCE Payment is due immediately after the auction in pounds sterling. If you are a first time buyer we will need your name, address and bank details and will require funds to be cleared before purchases can be released.

CITES REGULATIONS Please note that lots marked λ may be subject to CITES Regulations when exported. The CITES Regulations may be found at www.defra.gov.uk/ahvla-en/imports-exports/cites/

The following methods of payment may be made: Bankers draft, cashiers cheque, personal cheque, travellers cheques, debit and credit cards and cash up to a sterling equivalent of €10,000. We are no longer able to accept card payments of over £1,000 where the card-holder is not present. Wire transfers should be sent to: Lloyds Bank plc, Blue Boar Row, Salisbury SP1 1DB. Account no. 00957707 Sort code 30-97-41 IBAN no. GB20LOYD30974100957707 BIC code LOYDGB21063 Credit cards: Visa or Mastercard Debit cards: Delta, Switch, Connect Where practical, payment can be made and purchases collected during the auction. Storage charges will be levied on all lots in the furniture and works of art and clock sales not collected within 30 calendar days of the sale. This will include a handling fee of £20 (+ VAT) per consignment and a storage charge of £2 (+ VAT) per lot per day. No goods will be allowed to be collected until these charges have been paid. LOT SYMBOLS VAT Lots marked with a dagger (†) are subject to VAT on the hammer price. Lots marked with an omega (Ω) have been temporarily imported from outside the EU and are subject to VAT at 5% on the hammer price and the buyer’s premium. In online catalogues, the Sales Tax % column indicates the rate of VAT on hammer price.

ARTIST’S RESALE RIGHT / DROIT DE SUITE Lots marked with a ‡ symbol are potentially subject to a levy. Droit de Suite is a royalty payable to a qualifying artist or the artist’s heirs each time a work is resold during the artist’s lifetime and up to a period of 70 years after the artist’s death. Royalties are calculated on a sliding percentage scale based on the hammer price excluding the buyer’s premium. The royalty does not apply to lots selling below the sterling equivalent of €1,000 and the maximum royalty payable on any single lot is the sterling equivalent of €10,000. Droit de Suite, which is not subject to VAT, will be added to the buyer’s purchase price and then passed on to the relevant collecting agency. Please enquire for the accepted exchange rate on the day of the sale. Royalties for Droit de Suite are as follows: 4% Up to €50,000 3% €50,000.01 - 200,000 1% €200,000.01 - 350,000 0.5% €350,000.01 - 500,000 0.25% In excess of €500,000 Up to a maximum levy of €10,000 FIREARMS Lots marked Ƒ in the catalogue are subject to the UK firearms/shotgun licencing regime, and may only be viewed and/or purchased by individuals with appropriate licences. Such lots are offered on an auctioneer’s permit, and must be collected prior to the expiry thereof. For further information, please contact Ned Cowell.


SOCIETY OF FINE ART AUCTIONEERS AND VALUERS and the ROYAL INSTITUTION OF CHARTERED SURVEYORS CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION FOR BUYERS 1. Introduction. The following informative notes are intended to assist Buyers, particularly those inexperienced or new to our salerooms. All sales are conducted on our printed Conditions of Sale which are readily available for inspection and normally accompany catalogues. Our staff will be happy to help you if there is anything you do not fully understand. 2. Agency. As auctioneers we usually contract as agents for the seller whose identity, for reasons of confidentiality, is not normally disclosed. Accordingly if you buy your primary contract is with the seller. 3. Estimates. Estimates are designed to help buyers gauge what sort of sum might be involved for the purchase of a particular lot. The lower estimate may represent the reserve price and certainly will not be below it. Estimates do not include the Buyer’s Premium or VAT (where chargeable). Estimates are prepared some time before the sale and may be altered by announcement before the sale. They are in no sense definitive. 4. The purchase price. The Buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 25% plus VAT @20% (totalling 30% inclusive) on the first £500,000 and 12% plus VAT @20% (14.4%) inclusive thereafter. 5. VAT. (†) indicates that VAT at the current standard rate is payable by the purchaser on the hammer price as well as being an element in the buyer’s premium. This imposition of VAT is likely to be because the seller is registered for VAT within the European Union and is not operating the Dealers Margin Scheme or because VAT is due at 20% on importation into the UK. The symbol (Ω) indicates that the lot has been imported from outside the European Union and the present position is that these lots are liable to a reduced rate of VAT (5%) on the gross lot price (i.e. both the hammer price and the buyer’s premium). Lots which appear without either of the above symbols indicate that no VAT is payable on the hammer price. This is because such lots are sold using the Auctioneers’ Margin Scheme and it should be noted that the VAT included within the Premium is not recoverable as input tax. 6. We are, primarily, agents for the seller. We are dependent on information provided by the seller and whilst we may inspect lots and act reasonably in taking a general view about them we are normally unable to carry out a detailed or any examination of lots in order to ascertain their condition in the way in which it would be wise for a buyer to do. Intending buyers have ample opportunity for inspection of goods and, therefore, accept responsibility for inspecting and investigating lots in which they may be interested. Please note carefully the exclusion of liability for the condition of lots contained in the Conditions of Sale. Neither the seller nor we, as the auctioneers, accept any responsibility for their condition. In particular, mechanical objects of any age are not guaranteed to be in working order. However, in so far as we have examined the goods and make a representation about their condition, we shall be liable for any defect which that examination ought to have revealed to the auctioneer but which would not have been revealed to the buyer had the buyer examined the goods. Additionally, in specified circumstances lots misdescribed because they are ‘deliberate forgeries’ may be returned and repayment made. There is a 3 week time limit. (The expression ‘deliberate forgery’ is defined in our Conditions of Sale). 7. Electrical goods. These are sold as ‘antiques’ only and if bought for use must be checked over for compliance with safety regulations by a qualified electrician first. 8. Export of goods. Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain (a) whether an export licence is required for the goods to leave the U.K. and (b) whether there is any specific prohibition on importing the goods in question into the destination country because, e.g. they may contain prohibited materials such as ivory. Charges may be applicable for export licences. Ask us if you need help. The denial of any permit or licence shall not justify cancellation or rescission of the sale contract or any delay in payment. 9. Bidding. Bidders will be required to register before the sale commences and lots will be invoiced to the name and address on the registration form. Some form of identification will be required if you are unknown to us. Please enquire in advance about our arrangements for telephone bidding.

10. Commission bidding. Commission bids may be left with the auctioneers indicating the maximum amount to be bid excluding buyers’ premium. They will be executed as cheaply as possible having regard to the reserve (if any) and competing bids. If two buyers submit identical commission bids the auctioneers may prefer the first bid received. Please enquire in advance about our arrangements for the leaving of commission bids by telephone or fax. 11. Methods of Payment. As a general rule any cheques tendered will need to be cleared before removal of the goods is permitted. Please discuss with our Office in advance of the sale if other methods of payment are envisaged (except cash). 12. Collection and storage. Please note what the Conditions of Sale state about collection and storage. It is important that goods are paid for and collected promptly. Any delay may involve the buyer in paying storage charges. TERMS OF CONSIGNMENT FOR SELLERS 1. Interpretation. In these Terms the words ‘you’, ‘yours’, etc. refer to the Seller and if the consignment of goods to us is made by an agent we assume that the Seller has authorised the consignment and that the consignor has the Seller’s authority to contract. Similarly the words ‘we’, ‘us’, etc. refer to the Auctioneers. 2. Commission is charged to sellers at the following rates: 15% + VAT on each lot sold for up to £999, 10% + VAT on each lot realising £1,000 and above. 3. Removal costs. Items for sale must be consigned to the sale room by any stated deadline and at your expense. We may be able to assist you with this process but any liability incurred to a carrier for haulage charges is solely your responsibility. 4. Loss and damage waiver. We are not regulated by the FSA for the provision of insurance to clients. However, we for our own protection assume liability for property consigned to us at lower pre-sale estimate. To justify accepting liability, we make a charge of 1.5% of the hammer price plus VAT or, if unsold, our mid estimate of the hammer price. If the owner of goods consigned instructs us in writing not to take such action, they then remain at owner’s risk unless and until the property in them passes to the Buyer or they are collected by or on behalf of the owner, and clause 4 is inapplicable. 5. Illustrations. The cost of any illustrations is borne by you. If we consider that the lot should be illustrated your permission will usually be asked first. The copyright in respect of such illustrations shall be the property of us, the auctioneers, as is the text of the catalogue. 6. Minimum bids and our discretion. Goods may be offered subject to a reserve agreed between us before the sale in accordance with clause 7. 7. We may sell lots below the reserve provided we account to you for the same sale proceeds as you would have received had the reserve been the hammer price. If you specifically give us ‘discretion’ we may accept a bid of up to 10% below the formal reserve. Reserves. (a) You are entitled to place prior to the auction a reserve on any lot consigned, being the minimum hammer price at which that lot may be sold. Reserves must be reasonable and we may decline to offer goods which in our opinion would be subject to an unreasonably high reserve (in which case goods carry the storage and insurance charges stipulated in these Terms of Consignment). (b) A reserve once set cannot be changed except with our consent. (c) Where a reserve has been placed only we may bid on your behalf and only up to the reserve (if any) and you may in no circumstances bid personally. 8. Electrical items. These are subject to detailed statutory safety controls. Where such items are accepted for sale you accept responsibility for the cost of testing by external contractors. Goods not certified as safe by an electrician (unless antiques) will not be accepted for sale. They must be removed at your expense on your being notified. We reserve the right to dispose of unsafe goods as refuse, at your expense. 9. Soft furnishings. The sale of soft furnishings is strictly regulated by statute law in the interests of fire safety. Goods found to infringe safety regulations will not be offered and must be removed at your expense. We reserve the right to dispose of unsafe goods as refuse, at your expense. The rights of disposal referred to in clause 8 and 9 are subject to the provisions of The Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977, Schedule 1, a copy of which is available for inspection on request.


10. Descriptions. Please assist us with accurate information as to the provenance etc. of goods where this is relevant. There is strict liability for the accuracy of descriptions under modern consumer legislation and in some circumstances responsibility lies with sellers if inaccuracies occur. We will assume that you have approved the catalogue description of your lots unless informed to the contrary. Where we are obliged to return the price to the buyer when the lot is a deliberate forgery under Condition 15 of the Conditions of Sale and we have accounted to you for the proceeds of sale you agree to reimburse us the sale proceeds. The liability to reimburse the sale proceeds shall not arise where you are acting reasonably and honestly and are unaware of the forgery but we are or ought to have been aware of it. 11. Unsold and withdrawn items. If an item is unsold it may with your consent be re-offered at a future sale. Where in our opinion an item is unsaleable you must collect such items from the saleroom promptly on being so informed. Otherwise, storage charges may be incurred. We reserve the right to charge for storage in these circumstances at a reasonable daily rate. 12. Withdrawn and bought in items. These are liable to incur a charge of up to 10% plus VAT of the reserve or low estimate on being bought in or withdrawn after being catalogued. 13. Conditions of Sale. You agree that all goods will be sold on our Conditions of Sale. In particular you undertake that you have the right to sell the goods either as owner or agent for the owner. You undertake to compensate us and any buyer or third party for all losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of this undertaking. 14. Authority to deduct commission and expenses and retain premium and interest. (a) You authorise us to deduct commission at the stated rate and all expenses incurred for your account from the hammer price and consent to our right to retain beneficially the premium paid by the buyer in accordance with our Conditions of Sale and any interest earned on the sale proceeds until the date of settlement. (b) You authorise us in our discretion to negotiate a sale by private treaty not later than the close of business on the day of the sale in the case of lots unsold at auction, in which case the same charges will be payable as if such lots had been sold at auction and so far as appropriate these terms apply. 15. Warehousing. We disclaim all liability for goods delivered to our saleroom without sufficient sale instructions and reserve the right to make minimum warehousing charge of £2 per lot per day. Unsold lots are subject to the same charges if you do not remove them within a reasonable time of notification. If not removed within three weeks we reserve the right to sell them and defray charges from any net proceeds of sale or at your expense to consign them to the local authority for disposal. 16. Settlement. Subject to our normal trading conditions, payment will be made by BACS or cheque five weeks after the sale unless the buyer has not paid for the goods. In this case no settlement will then be made but we will take your instructions in the light of our Conditions of Sale. You authorise any sums owed by you to us on other transactions to be deducted from the sale proceeds. You must note the liability to reimburse the proceeds of sale to us as under the circumstances provided for in Condition 10 above. You should therefore bear this potential liability in mind before parting with the proceeds of sale until the expiry of 28 days from the date of sale. CONDITIONS OF SALE

Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd carries on business with bidders, buyers and all those present in the auction room prior to or in connection with a sale on the following General Conditions and on such other terms, conditions and notices as may be referred to herein.

1. DEFINITIONS In these Conditions: (a) ‘auctioneer’ means Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd or its authorised auctioneer, as appropriate; (b) ‘deliberate forgery’ means an imitation made with the intention of deceiving as to authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or source but which is unequivocally described in the catalogue as being the work of a particular creator and which at the date of the sale had a value materially less than it would have had if it had been in accordance with the description; (c) ‘hammer price’ means the level of bidding reached (at or above any reserve) when the auctioneer brings down the hammer; (d) ‘terms of consignment’ means the stipulated terms and rates of commission on which Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd accepts instructions from sellers or their agents; (e) ‘total amount due’ means the hammer price in respect of the lot

sold together with any premium, Value Added Tax chargeable and any additional charges payable by a defaulting buyer under these Conditions; (f) ‘sale proceeds’ means the net amount due to the seller, being the hammer price of the lot sold less commission at the stated rate, Value Added Tax chargeable and any other amounts due to us by the seller in whatever capacity and however arising. (g) ‘‘You’, ‘Your’, etc. refer to the buyer as identified in Condition 2. (h) The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate. 2. BIDDING PROCEDURES AND THE BUYER (a) Bidders are required to register their particulars before bidding and to satisfy any security arrangements before entering the auction room to view or bid; (b) the maker of the highest bid accepted by the auctioneer conducting the sale shall be the buyer at the hammer price and any dispute about a bid shall be settled at the auctioneer’s absolute discretion by reoffering the Lot during the course of the auction or otherwise. The auctioneer shall act reasonably in exercising this discretion. (c) Bidders shall be deemed to act as principals. (d) Our right to bid on behalf of the seller is expressly reserved up to the amount of any reserve and the right to refuse any bid is also reserved. 3. INCREMENTS

Bidding increments shall be at the auctioneer’s sole discretion.

4. THE PURCHASE PRICE

The Buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 25% plus VAT @20% (totalling 30% inclusive) on the first £500,000 and 12% plus VAT @20% (14.4%) inclusive thereafter.

5. VALUE ADDED TAX

Value Added Tax on the hammer price is imposed by law on all items affixed with a † or Ω. Value Added Tax is charged at the appropriate rate prevailing by law at the date of sale and is payable by buyers of relevant lots. (Please refer to ‘Information for Buyers’ for a brief explanation of the VAT position).

6. PAYMENT (a) (i) (ii) (b)

Immediately a lot is sold you will: give to us, if requested, proof of identity, and pay to us the total amount due in pounds sterling Any payments by you to us may be applied by us towards any sums owing from you to us on any account whatever without regard to any directions of you or your agent, whether express or implied.

7. TITLE AND COLLECTION OF PURCHASES (a) The ownership of any Lots purchased shall not pass to you until you have made payment in full to us of the total amount due. (b) You shall at your own risk and expense COLLECT any lots that you have purchased and paid for from our premises not later than 3 working days following the day of the auction or upon the clearance of any cheque used for payment (IF LATER) after which you shall be responsible for any COLLECTION, storage and insurance charges. (c) No purchase MAY be COLLECTED AND WE SHALL NOT RELEASE ANY LOT TO YOU OR YOUR AGENT until it has been paid for. 8. REMEDIES FOR PURCHASES

NON-PAYMENT

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(a) If any Lot is not paid for in full and taken away in accordance with these Conditions or if there is any other breach of these Conditions, we, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf, shall at our absolute discretion and without prejudice to any other rights we may have, be entitled to exercise one or more of the following rights and remedies: (i) to proceed against you for damages for breach of contract; (ii) to rescind the sale of that lot and/or any other lots sold by us to you; (iii) to resell the lot (by auction or private treaty) in which case you shall be responsible for any resulting deficiency in the total amount due (after crediting any part payment and adding any resale costs). Any surplus so arising shall belong to the seller; (iv) to remove, store and insure the lot at your expense and, in the case of storage, either at our premises or elsewhere; (v) to charge interest at a rate not exceeding 1.5% per month on the total amount due to the extent it remains unpaid for more than 3 working days after the sale; (vi) to retain that or any other lot sold to you until you pay the total amount due; (vii) to reject or ignore bids from you or your agent at future auctions or to impose conditions before any such bids shall be accepted;


(viii) to apply any proceeds of sale of other Lots due or in future becoming due to you towards the settlement of the total amount due and to exercise a lien (that is a right to retain possession of any of your property in our possession for any purpose until the debt due is satisfied. (b) We shall, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf pursue these rights and remedies only so far as is reasonable to make appropriate recovery in respect of breach of these conditions 9. THIRD PARTY LIABILITY

All members of the public on our premises are there at their own risk and must note the lay-out of the accommodation and security arrangements. Accordingly neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall incur liability for death or personal injury (except as required by law by reason of our negligence) or similarly for the safety of the property of persons visiting prior to or at a sale.

10. COMMISSION BIDS

Whilst prospective buyers are strongly advised to attend the auction and are always responsible for any decision to bid for a particular lot and shall be assumed to have carefully inspected and satisfied themselves as to its condition, we will if so instructed clearly and in writing execute bids on their behalf. Neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall be responsible for any failure to do so save where such failure is unreasonable. Where two or more commission bids at the same level are recorded we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to prefer the first bid so made.

(b) Such rights and exclusions shall extend to and be deemed to be for the benefit of employees and agents of the seller and/or the auctioneer who may themselves enforce them. 18. Any notice to any buyer, seller, bidder or viewer may be given by first class mail or Swiftmail in which case it shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee 48 hours after posting. 19. Special terms may be used in catalogue descriptions of particular classes of items in which case the descriptions must be interpreted in accordance with any glossary appearing in the catalogue. 20. Any indulgence extended to bidders buyers or sellers by us notwithstanding the strict terms of these Conditions or of the Terms of Consignment shall affect the position at the relevant time only and in respect of that particular concession only; in all other respects these Conditions shall be construed as having full force and effect. 21. English law applies to the interpretation of these Conditions. PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, LITHOGRAPHS, ENGRAVINGS AND PRINTS

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11. WARRANTY OF TITLE AND AVAILABILITY

The seller warrants to the auctioneer and you that the seller is the true owner of the property consigned or is properly authorised by the true owner to consign it for sale and is able to transfer good and marketable title to the property free from any third party claims.

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The auctioneer normally acts as agent only and disclaims any responsibility for default by sellers or buyers.

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The seller acknowledges that lots are sold subject to the stipulations of these Conditions in their entirety and on the Terms of Consignment as notified to the consignor at the time of the entry of the lot.

14. DESCRIPTIONS AND CONDITION (a) Whilst we seek to describe lots accurately, it may be impractical for us to carry out exhaustive due diligence on each lot. Prospective buyers are given ample opportunities to view and inspect before any sale and they (and any independent experts on their behalf) must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of any description applied to a lot. Prospective buyers also bid on the understanding that, inevitably, representations or statements by us as to authorship, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance, condition or estimated selling price involve matters of opinion. We undertake that any such opinion shall be honestly and reasonably held and accept liability for opinions given negligently or fraudulently. Subject to the foregoing neither we the auctioneer nor our employees or agents nor the seller accept liability for the correctness of such opinions and all conditions and warranties, whether relating to description, condition or quality of lots, express, implied or statutory, are hereby excluded. This Condition is subject to the next following Condition concerning deliberate forgeries and applies save as provided for in paragraph 6 ‘information to buyers’.

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Droit de Suite is a royalty payable to a qualifying artist or the artist’s heirs each time a work is resold during the artist’s lifetime and up to a period of 70 years after the artist’s death.

Royalties are calculated on a sliding percentage scale based on the hammer price excluding the buyer’s premium. The royalty does not apply to lots selling below the sterling equivalent of €1,000 and the maximum royalty payable on any single lot is the sterling equivalent of €10,000.

Droit de Suite, which is not subject to VAT, will be added to the buyer’s purchase price and then passed on to the relevant collecting agency by the auctioneer.

Please enquire for the accepted exchange rate on the day of the sale.

Royalties for Droit de Suite are as follows: 4% Up to €50,000 3% €50,000.01 - 200,000 1% €200,000.01 - 350,000 0.5% €350,000.01 - 500,000 0.25% In excess of €500,000 Up to a maximum levy of €10,000

15. FORGERIES Notwithstanding the preceding Condition, any lot which proves to be a deliberate forgery (as defined) may be returned to us by you within 21 days of the auction provided it is in the same condition as when bought, and is accompanied by particulars identifying it from the relevant catalogue description and a written statement of defects. If we are satisfied from the evidence presented that the lot is a deliberate forgery we shall refund the money paid by you for the lot including any buyer’s premium provided that (1) if the catalogue description reflected the accepted view of scholars and experts as at the date of sale or (2) you personally are not able to transfer a good and marketable title to us, you shall have no rights under this condition. The right of return provided by this Condition is additional to any right or remedy provided by law or by these Conditions of Sale.

GENERAL 16. We shall have the right at our discretion, to refuse admission to our premises or attendance at our auctions by any person. 17. (a) Any right to compensation for losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of these Conditions and any exclusions provided by them shall be available to the seller and/or the auctioneer as appropriate.

Any statement as to authorship, attribution, origin, date, age, provenance and condition is a statement of opinion and is not to be taken as a statement of fact. The Company reserves the right, in forming their opinion, to consult and rely upon any expert or authority considered by them to be reliable. Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by the artist. (When the artist’s forename(s) is not known, a series of asterisks, followed by the surname of the artist, whether preceded by an initial or not, indicates that in our opinion the work is by the artist named. Attributed to Edward Lear: In our opinion probably a work by the artist but less certainty as to authorship is expressed than in the preceding category. Studio of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by an unknown hand in the studio of the artist which may be or may not have been executed under the artist’s direction. Circle of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by an as yet unidentified but distinct hand, closely associated with the named artist but not necessarily his pupil. Style of ...; Follower of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by a painter working in the artist’s style, contemporary or nearly contemporary, but not necessarily his pupil. Manner of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work in the style of the artist and of a later date. After Edward Lear: In our opinion a copy of a known work of the artist. The term signed and/or dated and/or inscribed means that in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription are from the hand of the artist. The term bears a signature and/or date and/or inscription means that in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription have been added by another hand. Dimensions are given height before width. Pictures are framed unless otherwise stated.

ARTIST’S RESALE RIGHT / DROIT DE SUITE

(b) Private treaty sales made under these Conditions are deemed to be sales by auction for purposes of consumer legislation.

In accordance with long standing practice in Fine Art Sale Rooms certain terms used in descriptions in the Catalogue have the meanings ascribed to them in the glossary below.


PRIVACY NOTICE FOR CUSTOMERS WHAT THIS PRIVACY NOTICE DOES This privacy notice (Notice) explains how Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Limited (us, we, our, Woolley & Wallis), processes the personal data of users of our auction and valuation services (Services) and includes buyers, bidders and sellers of auction items as well as prospective users of our Services (you, your). It also explains your rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you. This Notice is effective from May 2018. We may change this Notice from time to time. Any significant changes will be notified to you. DATA CONTROLLER AND CONTACT DETAILS Woolley and Wallis is the data controller of your personal data and is subject to the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and, once in force, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you have any questions about how we use your personal data, whom we share it with, or if you wish to exercise any of the rights set out in this Notice, please contact us using the following details: • By post – Privacy Officer, Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms, 51-61 Castle Street, Salisbury, SP1 3SU. •

By email – privacyofficer@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

By telephone – +44 (0)1722 424599

HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA We collect your personal data from the following sources:  •

From you when you: - interact with us before entering into a contract with us, for example when you express your interest in our Services; - instruct us to provide Services to you, sign contractual documentation and provide information in connection with those instructions; -c  ommunicate with us by post, telephone, email or via our website, for example in order to make enquiries or register for an online account; - in various other ways as you interact with us during your time as a user (or potential user) of our Services, for the various purposes set out below.

From third parties such as:

- other auction houses and individuals and organisations in the auctioneering trade whom we may contact to check background details about you; - thesaleroom.com who enable live online bidding and provide us with the name, contact details, the last four digits of registered payment cards and transaction history (in relation to activity on thesaleroom.com) of individuals who register for one of our auctions (please see thesaleroom.com’s privacy policy for further information). We also receive names, contact details, sale details and payment details (the amount and date paid) from realex payments (thesaleroom.com’s payment provider); - sage pay who process payments on our behalf and who provide us with your name, contact details and payment details (only the last four digits of your payment card are provided); - shipping companies whom you hire to collect items you purchased from us.

THE CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT We may collect the following personal data about you: • your name and contact details including address, telephone and email address; • your image, as captured by CCTV, if you attend our premises; • personal identification documents, including copies of governmentissued identification such as passport and driving license which are required to register bidders (or when we need to verify a seller’s details); • account details and other information relating to your transactions/ dealings with us and your use of our Services; • payment details such as credit card and bank account details; • credit and payment history (where you open an account with us as a buyer or bidder); • information on your collecting preferences and aspirations, and your collections, acquisitions and disposals; and • other information that you provide to us, for example, when you have a comment/complaint, submit a question, take part in a survey or where you express an interest in receiving marketing material or request further information. We may also process special categories of personal data, including information concerning your health and medical conditions (for example, disability), where relevant to the provision of our Services.

THE BASIS FOR PROCESSING YOUR DATA, HOW WE USE THAT DATA AND WITH WHOM WE SHARE THAT DATA WHERE WE HAVE A CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU We will process your personal data because it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you (for example, a contract to use our Services) or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract. In this respect, we use your personal data for the following: • to interact with you before you enter into a contract with us, such as when you express your interest in our Services (for example, to send you information about our Services or answer enquiries about our Services); • once you have engaged us and entered into a contract, to provide you with the Services set out in any contractual documents. In this respect we will provide your data to our third party suppliers or subcontractors as necessary whom we engage to help us perform our Services or who assist us in conducting our business, such as our IT suppliers, data storage providers, and valuation companies. LEGITIMATE INTERESTS We may also process your personal data because it is necessary for our or a third party’s legitimate interests. Our legitimate interests include our commercial interests. In this respect, we may use your personal data for the following: • to monitor and evaluate the performance and effectiveness of our Services, including by training our staff or monitoring their performance; • to deal with any concerns or feedback you may have in the performance of the Services; • for our internal business record keeping and processes; • to seek advice on our rights and obligations, including obtaining legal advice; • to contact you for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive such information, please let us know now or at any time in the future, and your details will be removed from our marketing list. We will not provide your personal data to third party organisations to use for their own marketing purposes; • to customise our website and marketing communications in line with your particular interests or preferences; • to collect money owed to us or our consignors; • to carry out background and credit checks in relation to bidders and buyers. In this respect we will provide your data to the following: • our professional advisors; • thesaleroom.com; • debt collection agencies; • third parties who assist us with our marketing; • our website and email management software provider. LEGAL OBLIGATIONS We may also process your Personal Data for our compliance with our legal obligations. In this respect, we may use your Personal Data for the following: • to meet our compliance and regulatory obligations, such as our tax reporting requirements or to carry out identity checks; • in order to assist with investigations (including criminal investigations) carried out by competent authorities; In this respect we will provide your data to the following: • •

external auditors; the police and other competent authorities, including HMRC;


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HOW LONG YOUR INFORMATION IS KEPT

We may also process your Personal Data where we have your specific consent to do so (for example, where we have your agreement to include information about you (as a seller) in sale marketing materials) or where we have sought and obtained your consent to send you direct marketing by email, or for the use of cookies on our website. If you have given your consent and you wish to withdraw it, please contact us using the contact details set out above.

We will retain your personal data for as long as we are providing you with the Services referred to in any contractual document, and for as long as is required for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and our legitimate business purposes after the termination of your account/agreement with us, or if your application for a particular Service is declined or abandoned.

Please note that where our processing of your personal data relies on your consent and where you then withdraw that consent, we may not be able to provide all or some aspects of our Services to you and/or it may affect the provision of our Services. SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA We process special categories of personal data for the following reasons: • if it is necessary to protect your or another person’s vital interests (for example, where you have a life-threatening accident or illness and we have to process your personal data to ensure you receive appropriate medical attention); • if it is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims (for example, to protect and defend our rights, and/or the rights of our customers); We may process information relating to your health where we have your explicit consent to do so (for example, when you provide information about your access requirements prior to attending one of our events). INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF DATA We transfer names and addresses on our Asian mailing list to a printing company in Hong Kong to distribute our auction catalogues and promotional material. In these circumstances, your personal data will be transferred subject to standard data protection clauses (adopted by the European Commission) and included in our contract with the printing company. We share your data collected for marketing purposes and through our website with our website and email management software provider who are based in Jersey. In these circumstances, your personal data is transferred to them subject to an Adequacy Decision made by the European Commission in respect of Jersey. PROFILING We may use your geographical location to target our communications and advertising and promotions to you. If you do not wish us to do this, then please contact us using the details provided above.

In particular: • in relation to CCTV images taken when you attend our premises, we will retain these for a few months; • in relation to personal data relating to the transactions you have entered into with us as part of the provision of our Services, we will retain that data for period of seven years after that transaction has concluded in case any legal claims arise out of the provision of those Services; • we will retain your details on our marketing database until you inform us that you no longer wish to receive our marketing communications. However, where you do unsubscribe from our marketing communications we will keep your details on a suppression list to ensure that we do not send you information you have asked not to receive; • in relation to personal data relating to the provenance of works, we may retain that data indefinitely in our legitimate interests and the legitimate interests of the wider art market in maintaining the integrity of that market. YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS Under the DPA you have the following rights: • to obtain access to, and copies of, the personal data that we hold about you; • to require that we cease processing your personal data if the processing is causing you damage or distress; • to require us not to send you marketing communications. • to require us to correct the personal data we hold about you if it is incorrect; • to require us to erase your personal data; • to require us to restrict our data processing activities (and, where our processing is based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent, without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on consent before its withdrawal); • to receive from us the personal data we hold about you which you have provided to us, in a reasonable format specified by you, including for the purpose of you transmitting that personal data to another data controller; • to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to any of our particular processing activities where you feel this has a disproportionate impact on your rights. Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply. If you are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you can raise a concern with the Information Commissioner. You can also find out more about your rights under data protection legislation from the Information Commissioner’s Office website available at: www.ico.org.uk


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Woolley & Wallis Absentee Bid Form Asian Art II, Japanese Art 14th November 2018

PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY IN BLOCK LETTERS Lot Number in numerical order

Please bid, on my behalf, for the undermentioned lots up to the prices shown which do not include the buyer’s premium or any V.A.T. payable on lots. These bids are to be executed as cheaply as is permitted by other bids, and/ or reserves if any, and subject to the Conditions of Sale printed in the Catalogue. Please note we cannot guarantee that bids received after 4pm on the day prior to the auction will be executed. BUYER’S PREMIUM Each lot is subject to a buyer’s premium of 25% plus VAT at 20% Billing Name (please print)���������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� Address�������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� _________________________ Postcode ����������������� Daytime Telephone���������������������������������� Email����������������������������������������������� All accounts must be settled within 21 days. ID is required for all first time bidders. Signature�������������������������������������������

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AUCTION CALENDAR OCTOBER 30th

Fine Silver & Objects of vertu

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The Dr. Anne Shannon Collection of Jewellery

FREE AUCTION VALUATIONS We offer a free auction valuation service on the first Friday of every month, 10am – 1pm, no appointment necessary. For further information please call 01722 424 509 or visit our website.

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Fine Jewellery

13th

Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy

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Fine Chinese Works of Art

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Asian Art II & Japanese Works of Art

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Medals & Coins, Arms & Armour

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Modern British & 20th Century Art

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British Art Pottery

2019 JANUARY 9th

Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks

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Silver & Objects of Vertu

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Jewellery & Watches

FEBRUARY 19th

Fine Porcelain & Pottery

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Tribal Art & Antiquities

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Lot 445

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Old Masters, British & European Paintings

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Clarice Cliff, Art Deco & Design

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