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Asian Art September 13, 2013


Asian Art

Cowan’s 6270 Este Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45232

513.871.1670 Fax 513.871.8670

Auction September 13, 2013 10am

Exhibition September 12, 2013 12pm - 5pm September 13, 2013 8am - 10am

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Specialist For This Auction

Graydon Sikes art@cowans.com

Cowan’s is pleased to offer property from the following: Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections Property from the Zeiser Collection, St. Louis, MO Chinese Works of Art from the Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN Property from the Bernard H. Fishman Collection, New York, NY Private Collection of a Lady, Bloomfield Hills, MI Property of a Jade Collector, Kansas City, MO Private Collection, Indianapolis, IN

Front Cover: Lot 167, Back Cover: Lot 148 Inside Front and Back Covers: Lots 15 and 623 2

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Asian Art Lots 1 - 806

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10 A Pair of Embroidered Badges of a Crane Chinese, 19th century. Finely worked in colored silk thread, each badge includes a crane perched upon a rock above turbulent waves and a lishui stripe, facing the sun and surrounded by blue clouds, all within a border of bats and shou characters on a black silk ground; each badge 11.25 x 12 in., framed 12.5 x 24.75 in. $400 - $600

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1 Chinese Ceremonial Priest Robe Chinese, ca. 1890. A priest robe with embroidery of auspicious emblems on a gold ground of auspicious characters; lg. 48 in. $1,000 - $1,500

6 Chinese Embroidered Woman’s Robe Chinese, ca. 1890. A mauve brocade woman’s robe with floral embroidered borders; lg. 53.25 in. $300 - $500

2 Chinese Ceremonial Embroidered Skirt Late 19th century. A skirt with outstanding embroidered detail in vertical panels; 34 x 53 in. when fully open. $500 - $700

7 Chinese Bound Slippers Early 20th century. A pair of slippers for bound feet with floral design in silk on leather; each lg. 5 in. $100 - $200

3 Chinese 19th Century Embroidered Ceremonial Skirt Late 19th century. An embroidered skirt, having vertical panels and large floral panel; 38 x 50 in. when fully open. $500 - $700 4 Chinese Embroidered Blue Ceremonial Robe Possibly Qing Dynasty (late 19th century). A blue ground embroidered robe, having cranes and clouds tightly worked near collar and arms; lg. of arm span 48 in. $1,000 - $2,000 5 Chinese Embroidered Ceremonial Skirt Early 20th century. An embroidered skirt with a panel having peacocks; lg. 54 in. $800 - $1,200 4

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8 A Pair of Embroidered Dark Blue Silk Badges of a Bear Chinese, 19th century. Finely worked in a blind stitch with colored silk thread, the badge includes a bear surrounded by flowering vines, all in muted shades of blue, coral, yellow, green, mauve, and white; each badge 11.5 x 12 in., framed 17.5 x 35.5 in. $800 - $1,200 9 A Finely Embroidered Badge of a Crane Chinese, 19th century. Finely worked in gold and silver wrapped thread, the badge includes a crane perched upon a rock above turbulent waves and a lishui stripe, facing the sun and surrounded by clouds, all within a border of bats and shou characters; badge 11.25 x 12 in., framed 13 x 14 in. $300 - $500

11 A Pair of Embroidered Badges of a Crane Chinese, 19th century. Finely worked in silver wrapped thread, the badge includes a crane perched upon a rock above turbulent waves, facing the sun and surrounded by clouds, all within a border of flowering vines on a blue ground; badge 22 x 11 in., framed 24.5 x 13.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 12 Fine Chinese Silks Decorated in Late 1940s Including one large black silk ground embroidered scene with birds and a pair of smaller red silk embroideries. Complete with photograph of woman who executed the embroideries; lg. of largest 30 in. $1,000 - $1,500 13 Chinese Embroidered Badge Chinese, a “blind stitch” badge, depicting Phoenix soaring toward sun, meticulously stitched borders; 14 x 14 in. $300 - $500 14 Fine Chinese Embroidered Altar Cover Chinese, ca. 1880. An altar cover finely embroidered with a landscape on a gold apricot ground; 68 x 28 in. $800 - $1,200 15 Chinese Embroidered Wall Hanging with Four Dragon Roundels Chinese. A large embroidered hanging with four dragon roundels dating to the 18th century, each with a front-facing dragon leaping around a flaming pearl, all on a dark midnightblue silk ground dating to the 19th century, with embroidery of the eight precious emblems; 60.75 x 82 in. $15,000 - $25,000


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16 A Reverse Painted Chinese Horn Globe in Original Packaging Chinese, a horn globe reverse painted with four large scalloped panels enclosing scenes of butterflies and flowering vines emerging from a rock, all between bands of geometric and floral motifs which surround the openings; ht. 15 in. $500 - $1,000 17 Rare Chinese Mammoth Ivory Teeth Court Necklace Chinese, 19th century. A Qing dynasty court necklace, comprised of mammoth ivory teeth, with memory beads of turquoise and jadeite, having a jadeite counterweight bead with coral colored glass, santai pendants of lapis lazuli ending in rutilated quartz with enamel mountings; ht. 58 in. $800 - $1,200 18 Pair of Chinese Court Necklaces Early 20th century. A pair of court necklaces having jadeite, wood and coral style balls; total length 25 in. $500 - $700

19 Pearl and Green Jadeite Jade Bead Necklace Green jadeite jade bead and pearl necklace consisting of 53 graduated jade beads, 52 cultured pearls, and silver clasp containing pearl bead; length 28 in. $500 - $700 20 14k Jadeite Jade Bead Necklace 14k yellow gold and brownish-orange jadeite jade bead necklace containing gold spacers and fishhook clasp; lg. 27 in. $1,000 - $1,500 21 Multi-Color Jadeite Jade Bead Necklace Multi-color jadeite jade graduated bead necklace in greens, browns and orange, with a sterling filigree fishhook clasp; lg. 32 in. $1,000 - $1,500 22 Walter Lampl Green Jadeite Jade Carved Pendant Necklace Walter Lampl green jadeite jade beads strung on rope with delicately carved jade pendant encased in 14k yellow gold, marked in block letters WL, an early mark of the Walter Lampl company; lg. 21 in. $700 - $900

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30 Chinese Yellow Jade Archer’s Ring 18th century. An archer’’s ring with stone of yellow gray color, well weathered, commas marks in surround; ht. 1 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $800 - $1,200 31 Chinese Qianlong Jade Mounted Knife 18th century. A Qianlong pale celadon jade mounted knife, carved in relief with dragons, chilong, and foliate scrolling, containing a single edged blade in silver gilt mount; lg. 10.25 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $600 - $800 32 Chinese 19th Century Group of Jade Carvings Each 19th century. A collection of four jades carvings, to include a celadon jade archer’s ring, a grasshopper, a carved ring and a white jade carved boy; ht. of tallest 2.25 in. $3,000 - $5,000

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23 Green and Lavender Jadeite Jade Bangle Bangle comprised solely of green and lavender jadeite jade; inside dia. 2.5 in. $2,000 - $4,000 24 14k Lavender Jadeite Jade Hinged Bangles Pair of 14k yellow gold and lavender jade bangles containing 14k hinge and clasp caps; inside dia. 2 in. $2,000 - $3,000

29 Chinese Jade Archer’s Ring 18th/19th century. A cylindrical archer’s ring, well polished and of light celadon tonality, natural fissures and plain surface; ht. 1.25 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $600 - $800

25 Carved White Nephrite Jade Pendant White nephrite jade pendant with 20th century foliate carving; lg. 2.25 in. $600 - $800 26 14k Carved Jadeite Jade Pendant 14k yellow gold and foliate carved red jade pendant; dia. 2.5 in. $1,500 - $2,000 27 Chinese Jade and Jadeite Bangles A group of four bangles, one spinach jade, a pair of jadeite bangles and one white jade; diameter of largest 3.25 in. $400 - $500 28 Chinese Jadeite Bangle 20th century. A jadeite bangle in emerald color; diameter 2.75 in. $400 - $600 6

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33 Chinese White Jade Beast Carving Probably 18th century. A small and very fine white jade beast, very slight celadon tone and without russet; lg. 2 in. $3,000 - $5,000


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34 Chinese Pair of Archer’s Rings 19th/20th century. A pair of archer’s rings, one in rock crystal with relief carving, the other agate; each ht. 1 in. $1,000 - $1,500 35 Chinese 18th Century White Jade Pendant 18th century. A finely carved pendant with low relief carving; lg. 2.25 in. $5,000 - $7,000 36 Fine Chinese Jade Carving of Recumbent Cats 18th/19th century. A fine nephrite jade carving of a pair of cats, natural russet inclusions, incised fur; lg. 2.5 in. $4,000 - $6,000 37 Chinese Celadon Jade Snuff Bottle China, probably early 20th century, a well polished celadon jade snuff, wide bodied and well hollowed, a reliefcarved Guanyin and signature, archaic symbol on back. Cap of coral and metalwork; ht. with cap 2.75 in. $250 - $500 38 Chinese Celadon Jade Archer’s Rings Chinese. A pair of celadon jade archer’s rings; dia. 1.25 in. $300 - $500 39 Chinese 18th Century Jade Archer’s Ring 18 century or earlier. An archer’s ring, celadon stone with russet markings, chihlung figure carved in low relief; ht. 1.25 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $300 - $500

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40 Chinese 18th Century Jade Archer’s Ring 18th century or earlier. Celadon green stone with dark markings. Surface carved with chihlung. D-shaped; ht. 1 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $300 - $500 41 Chinese Gray Jade Archer’s Ring 18 century or earlier. Jade of gray color with darker markings. Surface carved with peaches; ht. 1 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $300 - $500 42 Chinese Jade Archer’s Ring 18 century or earlier. Jade of gray color with darker areas. Surface carved with comma marks & bow string marks; ht. 1 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $300 - $500 43 Chinese Cinnabar Box and Water Pot Chinese, 19th century. Includes a mid-19th century carved cinnabar circular box, deeply carved with figures in a landscape. Also a water coupe well carved and in excellent condition, carved to appear imperial but a 19th century example, marked with accession number and a single character; ht. of tallest 3.75 in. $800 - $1,200 44 Chinese Cinnabar Wedding Box Chinese, 19th century. A richly and deeply carved wedding box depicting a pair of scholars, heavily lacquered to the inside; dia. 7 in. $600 - $900

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45 Chinese Cinnabar Dragon Box Chinese, early 20th century. A white cinnabar lacquer box, surface carved wtih a dragon, cloisonne and brass interior; lg. 3.75 in. $300 - $400 46 A Chinese Round Lacquered Box and Cover Chinese, 19th century. A round cinnabar lacquered box and cover, the side decorated with a gold bordered scene of two men in traditional costumes and calligraphy; ht. 8.5 in., dia. 12.5 in $400 - $600 47 Chinese Carved Cinnabar Box Chinese, Qianlong period. A threecolor ware cinnabar box decorated with melons, having surfaces finely carved with brocade patterns and shou characters; lg. 5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 48 Chinese Cricket Cage Late 19th century. A gilt gourd cricket cage, the outside molded with Guanyin figural scenes in relief, having a pierced, ivory top, unmarked; lg. 6 in. $200 - $400 49 Finely Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Box 18th century. Carved cinnabar box with surface of rich brown lacquer, deeply carved with birds and butterflies over diapered ground; ht. 3.25 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $1,000 - $2,000

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50 Chinese Bamboo Brush Pot 20th century. A carved bamboo brush pot depicting children playing; ht. 5.75 in. $300 - $500 51 Chinese Inkstones 19th/20th century. A collection of seven (7) inkstones, including a fitted box housing five colorful stones, each well carved in the form of musical instruments, another boxed black stone with bat carving, and one broken inkstone; largest lg. 4 in. Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections Collected by Eli Lilly (Indiana, 1885-1977), ca 1920s-1940s to furnish the “Chinese House” on the Conner Prairie Historic Park property $100 - $200 52 Chinese Carved Bamboo Brush Pot 20th century. A carved bamboo brush pot, with seated figures in a floating excursion, signed on one side; ht. 8 in. $600 - $1,000 53 Chinese Carved Bamboo Brush Pot Early 20th century. A bamboo brush pot carved with plants, lacquered interior, fitted rosewood base, inscription on one side; overall ht. 6.25 in. $600 - $800 55

54 Chinese Zitan Brush Pot Chinese, 20th century. A zitan brush pot carved as a natural gnarled root; ht. 8 in. $500 - $700 55 Chinese Bamboo Wrist Rest and Incense Tube 20th century. Including a bamboo scholar’s wrist rest, dense bamboo and well carved, inscription upper right. Also a relief carved bamboo incense tube; lg. of rest 10.25 in. $500 - $800 56 Pair of Chinese Gourd Carvings Chinese, 20th century. Two molded gourds, one a double gourd shaped flask with an amber stopper and a brush pot decorated with foo dogs; ht. of tallest 6 in. $400 - $600

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57 Chinese Bamboo Root Shaped Brush Pot in Clay Chinese, early 20th century. A Yixing ware brushpot, carved as a section of bamboo with engraved palms, marked by unknown maker; ht. 4.75 in. $1,000 - $1,500


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58 Large Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot 20th century. A huanghuali wood brush pot, simple in form and large; ht. 8 in. $2,000 - $3,000 59 Chinese Canton Carved Box with Jade Handle Chinese, late 19th-early 20th century. A rosewood box carved with flowers in high relief, probably from Canton, with a white jade handle affixed to the top, having a chihlong and dragon hook; lg. 6.25 in. $800 - $1,200 60 Chinese Carved Bamboo Root Buddha’s Hand Citron Chinese, early 20th century. A carved bamboo root Buddha’s hand citron; lg. 16.5 in. $600 - $800

61 Chinese Bamboo Root Dragon Carving on Stand Chinese, early 20th century. A bamboo root carving, heavily reticulated, depicting a dragon chasing celestial pearls, with a carved bamboo stand, all resting on circular rosewood stand; ht. of carving 13 in. $200 - $400 62 Chinese Carved Rosewood Brush Pot 19th century. A rosewood brushpot, relief carved in full surround with thousand antiques; ht. of brush pot 6 in. $1,000 - $1,500 63 Chinese Bamboo Root Carved Buddhist Divinity Figure Chinese, early 20th-late 19th century. A bamboo root carved Buddhist divinity figure holding a rosary and a vase, on a carved rosewood stand; ht. of figure 9.75 in. $200 - $300

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64 Fine Chinese Spinach Jade Brush Pot with Landscape Panels Chinese, early 20th century. An even-toned spinach jade brush pot of hexagonal form, relief carved landscape panels with scholarly pursuits, gilt scrollwork near rim, a three-character mark on base; ht. 6.25 in. $15,000 - $25,000 65 Chinese Jade Brush Pot with Calligraphy Chinese, early 20th century. A celadon jade brush pot, russet markings, calligraphic script and incised carving of flowers and butterflies, having a Qianlong mark; ht. 4 in. $1,000 - $1,500 66 19th Century Japanese Scroll in Presentation Box 19th century. A Japanese scroll, ink and watercolor on paper, a narrative above image inscribed in calligraphy, housed in original presentation box; lg. 52 in. $600 - $800 SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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75 A Rectangular Chinese Inkstone and Fitted Wood Cover Chinese, 19th century. A rectangular inkstone with a wide smooth trough and fitted wood cover with a rich brown grain, inscribed on base; lg. 3.5 in. $200 - $300 76 Li Xiong Cai (Chinese, 1910-2002), Scroll Painting of Mountainous Landscape Li Xiong Cai (Chinese, 1910-2002). 20th century, mounted scroll with ink and color on paper depicting a landscape with a grove of trees in the foreground and a mountainous landscape in the background, a flock of birds flies overhead, seal in lower right hand corner, calligraphy and seal in upper left hand corner; 26 x 79.5 in. $900 - $1,000

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67 Chinese Watercolor Scroll, Dated 1912, Beautiful Colors at the Mountain lake Painted in the Eighth Month of 1912 in Xiangiang, Guanzhou Province. $2,000 - $3,000 68 Chinese Scholar’s Set A boxed set, 20th century. Includes brushes, ink stick, ink basin and other washers; lg. 8 in. $100 - $150 69 A Finely Carved Chinese Bamboo Brush Pot Chinese, early 20th century. A fine bamboo brush pot deeply carved around the cylindrical exterior to depict a group of sages engaging in various leisurely pursuits in a bamboo grove; ht. 10.75 in. $600 - $800 70 An Octagonal Chinese BurlwoodVeneered Box with Geometric Inlay Chinese, late 19th century. An octagonal burlwood-veneered box with a band of geometric inlay encircling the top, bottom interior lip fitted with a narrow strip of green floral silk; 3.5 in. high x 13.5 in. wide. $1,000 - $1,500

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71 A Relief-Carved Chinese Bamboo Brush Pot Chinese, early 20th century. A fine bamboo brush pot with insects, orchid plants, and calligraphy carved in relief around the cylindrical exterior, with Chinese script lightly painted on one side; ht. 5 in. $400 - $600 72 A Chinese Tree Trunk-Form Boxwood Brushpot Chinese, early 20th century. A finely carved brushpot in the form of a tree trunk, made from boxwood and adorned with flowering lotus branches, deeply carved knots, and burls; ht. 5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 73 A Chinese Tzu Tan Cylindrical Brushpot Chinese, 20th century. A brushpot of elegant slightly tapering form, made from tzu tan and displaying an attractive grain of dark brown color; ht. 4.5 in. $800 - $1,200 74 A Chinese Inkstone and MelonShaped Hardwood Box Chinese, early 20th century. An inkstone with a wide smooth trough surrounded by a carving in relief of a crab, fitted within a carved hardwood box in the shape of a melon with foliage; lg. 6.75 in. $800 - $1,200

77 A Chinese Fan-Shaped Box with Cover and Stand Chinese, 19th century. A red fanshaped box with gilt decoration, the top adorned with a fan-shaped panel enclosing two figures in an outdoor setting with a bat flying overhead, surrounded by a band of floral and scholarly motifs, with an incised metal latch joining the box with its cover, the interior lined with blue fabric and containing a label with Chinese script, also includes a wooden stand painted black with carved floral decorations; lg. of box 26 in. $200 - $400 78 Chinese Mammoth Ivory Brush Pot 19th century. A mammoth ivory carved brush pot, bamboo form; ht. 4.5 in. $400 - $600 79 Chinese Ivory Seal in Travel Case 19th century. A carved ivory seal in fitted travel case, the seal with previous use; seal ht. 1.5 in. $200 - $300 80 Monumental Chinese Celadon Vase Chinese, ca 1850. A monumental celadon slip vase with allover floral and butterfly motifs, having elephant form handles; ht. 41 in. $3,000 - $5,000


81 Rare Chinese Meiping Double-Fish Vase Chinese, Kangxi period. A rare and remarkable Meiping vase adorned with an underglaze cobalt-blue and ironred décor of two carps jumping out of water, their scales finely detailed with C-shaped designs; ht. 7.25 in. Carps jumping out from water can likely be interpreted as a wish for success and ascension to the social elite (“Liyu tiao Longmen”). The fish has traditionally been regarded as a symbol of fertility and abundance. The entwined paired fish, homophone for continuous abundance, has long been favored as an auspicious symbol in Chinese decorative art. It is also one of the Bajixiang (“Eight Buddhist Emblems”). Ceramic vases in the shape of paired fish became popular among various kilns in China during the ninth century. One of the most famous examples is illustrated by R. Scott in the Percival David Foundation’s book, Imperial Taste: Chinese Ceramics from the Percival David Foundation. Los Angeles and San Francisco: 1989, pl. 1. $8,000 - $12,000

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82 Chinese Blue and White Gu Form Vases, Kangxi Chinese, Kangxi Mark and Period. A pair of underglaze blue and white Gu vases, well darkened at foot and with small six character marks to underside; ht. of each 6.25 in. Ex Zeiser Collection, St. Louis, MO $3,000 - $5,000 83 Miniature Yen Yen Vase, Kangxi Period Chinese, Kangxi period. A blue and white miniature vase with underglaze blue decoration of mythical animals above crashing waves, having a Kangxi mark; ht. 4.75 in. Ex Dr. H.A. Forbes Collection, Founder of the Forbes House Museum in Milton, MA $2,000 - $3,000 84 Kangxi Rose Water Sprinkler Chinese, Kangxi period. A blue and white porcelain rose water sprinkler, with blue decoration of sprigs of flowers; ht. 7.75 in. Ex. Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, Kentucky $2,000 - $3,000 85 Kangxi Period Blue and White Porcelain Plate Chinese, Kangxi period. A blue and white porcelain plate with shaped edges, the central design of stylized scrolling flowers, with floral reserves around the border; dia. 9 in. $2,000 - $4,000 86 Kangxi Period Blue and White Cup on Stand Chinese, Kangxi period. A porcelain cup with underglaze blue decoration of stylized flowers and brown glazed mouth, retains label from Marchant & Son, London; ht. 3.5 in. $3,000 - $5,000 12

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87 Kangxi Blue and White Bajixiang Cups Chinese. An important pair of Kangxi blue and white Bajixiang cups decorated with stylized scrolling lotuses, the eight precious emblems, and conch shell motifs, having a four character Chenghua mark, presented with stands and in a glass-front display case; cup ht. 2.25 in. $5,000 - $7,000

92 Chinese Porcelain Green Dragon Dish Chinese, Qianlong period. A porcelain dish decorated with green dragons chasing celestial pearls, having a six character Qianlong mark to underside; diameter 7.25 in. Zeiser Collection, St. Louis, MO Aquired from a New york Estate in the 1980s $3,000 - $5,000

88 Chinese Daoguang Blue and White Bowl Probably 20th century, Daoguang mark. A blue and white bowl with scrollwork decoration; ht. 3.75 in. $300 - $500

93 Chinese Jiaqing Famille Rose Bowl Chinese, Jiaqing Period. A famille rose porcelain bowl with decoration of children at play, six character Jiaqing mark to underside; ht. 2.75 in. $3,000 - $5,000

89 Daoguang Beehive Brush Pot Chinese, Daoguang period. An incised decoration of carved flowers on a beehive brush pot with a clairde-lune glaze, six character Daoguang mark to underside; ht. 3.5 in. $800 - $1,200 90 Large Famille Rose Landscape Bowl, Daoguang Period Chinese, Daoguang period. A finely decorated porcelain bowl with a landscape scene in famille rose enamels, having a Daoguang mark, supported by a hardwood stand; dia. 8 in. $3,000 - $5,000 91 Chinese Famille Rose Cup, Daoguang Period Chinese, Daoguang mark and period. A porcelain bowl with floral decorations, presented with fitted box; ht. 2.25 in. $800 - $1,200

94 Jiaqing Famille Verte Scenic Bowl Jiaqing Mark and Period. A famille verte scenic landscape bowl, lobed rim; ht. 3 in. $3,000 - $5,000 95 Chinese Guangxu Charger Chinese, probably Guangxu Period. A porcelain charger with decoration of birds in a flowering tree, three character red underglaze Guangxu mark on base; diameter 10.75 in. $700 - $900 96 Guangxu Period Famille Rose Dragon Bowl Chinese, Guangxu Mark and Period. A finely decorated porcelain bowl in iron red of dragons and pearls, scrollwork at rim, waves near foot; dia. 5.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 97 Famille Rose “Hundred Bat” Vase Chinese, Daoguang mark and period. A famille rose vase depicting the hundred bat motif with elephant form handles; ht. 7.25 in. $1,200 - $1,800


98 Chinese Famille Rose Dragon and Phoenix Bowl Chinese, early 20th century. A famille rose saucer dish with decoration of a phoenix and an iron red dragon, with five bats on the exterior, studio mark of Guo Xie Cheng; ht. 2.25 in. $1,200 - $1,800 99 Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl Chinese, probably Guangxu period. A famille rose porcelain bowl with iron red decoration of a dragon amongst celestial pearls, having a studio mark of Guo Xie Cheng, on a fitted wooden base; dia. 8.25 in. $1,200 - $1,800 100 Chinese Guangxu Period Porcelain Dragon Bowl Chinese, Guangxu period. A porcelain bowl decorated with a pair of famille rose dragons and celestial pearls, the interior with an iron red dragon and a border of bats and peaches around the rim, having a Guangxu mark, presented on a hardwood stand; dia. 5.5 in. Ex Collection Anthony Allen, New Zealand $1,200 - $1,800 101 Fine Guangxu Period Famille Rose Bowl Chinese, Guangxu period. A porcelain bowl of famille rose enamel, decorated with lotus plants, iron red bats, and gold shou characters, having a lei wen border and a wave pattern at the base. The interior with a floral medallion, a Guangxu mark on the base; dia. 7 in. $3,000 - $5,000

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102 Chinese Dragon Charger Guangxu Mark, but possibly Republic Period. A finely painted double dragon charger, paste applied very evenly to underside; diameter 13.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 103 Chinese Guangxu Dragon Charger Chinese, early 20th century. A large charger with iron red decoration of dragons, bats, the celestial pearl, and clouds, six character Guangxu mark on base; diameter 16.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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109 Chinese Jade Carved Toggle Probably early 20th century. A pebble shaped toggle carving, of slightly yellowish jade with small areas of russet, mountainous relief carving with scholarly pursuits; ht. 3 in. $200 - $400 110 Chinese Spinach Jade Carvings 20th century. A pair of spinach jade carvings, including fruit and an archer’s ring, the ring carved with calligraphic script; tallest ht. 2.5 in. $250 - $350 111 Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle Chinese, 19th century. A jade snuff bottle, green stone with emeral green veining and russet markings, surface carved with a lotus plant and fish, very well hollowed; ht. 3 in. $250 - $350 112 Pair of Chinese Jade Discs on Stands 20th century. A pair of reticulated discs on stands, one jade and one hardstone; ht. of each 4 in. $100 - $200

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105 Chinese Triple Dragon Plate, Guangxu Period Chinese, Guangxu mark and period. A triple dragon porcelain plate in underglaze blue; dia. 10 in. Published in Anthony J. Allen, Introduction of Later Chinese Porcelain, page 42, plate 11 (b). Ex Collection Anthony J. Allen, New Zealand $2,000 - $3,000

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104 A Fine Guangxu Period Dragon Bowl Chinese, Guangxu Period. A finely decorated famille rose enamel porcelain bowl, having a pair of dragons along body, yellow dragon to interior, pearls, and six character Guangxu mark to underside; ht. 3.25 in. $1,000 - $1,500

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106 Chinese Blue and White Guangxu Vase Chinese, probably Guangxu Period. A blue and white porcelain bottleneck vase, the body decorated with bamboo, bananas, and various other plants, Guangxu mark on base; ht. 11.5 in. $800 - $1,200 107 Chinese Jade Dragon Censer 20th century. A nephrite jade censer, small, carved of celadon jade with dragon at foot, incised beaded rim; ht. 2.75 in. $300 - $500 108 Chinese Jade Carving of Buddha 20th century. Nephrite jade carving of seated Buddha, holding unusually large sceptor, russet markings; ht. 5.5 in. $400 - $600

113 Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle Chinese, 20th century. A jade petal snuff bottle of pure white jade with an area of russet, very well hollowed and having lapis stopper; ht. 3 in. $400 - $600 114 Chinese Jadeite Standing Maiden Chinese, early 20th century. A well polished and carved figure of a female divinity figure in pale green jadeite having apple green traces; ht. with stand 10 in. $5,000 - $7,000 115 Chinese Jadeite Vase 20th century. A jadeite vase and cover, shallow container, very well polished and with reticulated carving, having branch and phoenix carved to surround vase, atop stand; overall ht. 5.75 in. $800 - $1,200 116 Large Chinese Jadeite Covered Vessel Chinese, early 20th century. A finely polished jadeite vessel, areas of emerald and russet, with cover, phoenix and beast carved to surround vase; ht. with stand 10.25 in. $20,000 - $30,000


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117 Chinese Jadeite Coupe and Cover Chinese, 20th century. A jade covered jar carved as a study of melons with foliage; ht. 3.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000 118 Chinese Jade Carving of Ducks 19th/20th century. A fine carving of Mandarin ducks, well polished and consistent celadon color; lg. 2 in. $500 - $800 119 Chinese Jade Persimmons Carving Chinese,19th century. A grayish celedon jade carving of two persimmons with foliage and bats; lg. 1.5 in. $500 - $800 120 Chinese Jade Carving of He-he Twins Early 20th century, a carving in celadon jade tone of two figures; ht. 3 in. $500 - $800 121 Chinese Jade Carving of Goose and Child Early 20th century. A finely polished and carved example of goose and child; lg. 3 in. $600 - $800 122 Chinese Jade Carving of Chihlongs Early 20th century. A carving in celadon tone of chihlong figures intertwined; lg. 2.75 in. $600 - $800

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123 Chinese Jade Dragon Carving Early 20th century. A celadon jade carving of a dragon, lg 1 in. $500 - $700 124 Large Chinese Dragon Form Jade Belt Hook 20th century. A celadon jade belt hook, dragon carving; 6.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 125 Chinese White Jade Belt Hook 20th century. A white jade belt hook with dragon carving; lg. 6 in. $1,000 - $1,500 126 Chinese Jade Belt Hook 20th century. A jade belt hook with dragon carving, russet area at the head; lg. 4.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 127 Chinese Jadeite Belt Hook 20th century. A jadeite belt hook with dragon carving; lg. 4.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 128 Chinese Jade Carvng of Child on Pillow 20th century. A celadon jade carving well polished and carved, of child on pillow; lg. 2 in. $500 - $700 129 Chinese Spinach Jade Vase with Cover Chinese, 19th-20th century. A jade covered jar, highly translucent, with elephant mask, jump rings, the surface carved with rui heads and with lotus petals at base; ht. 7.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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130 Chinese White Jade Brush Washer Chinese, 20th century. A brush washer with chihlong figures carved in relief; lg. 3.5 in. $800 - $1,200 131 Chinese Celadon Jade Citron Early 20th century. A celadon jade carved citron or Buddha’s hand, having carved monkeys to sides; ht. 4.75 in. $1,200 - $1,800 132 Very Fine Chinese White Jade Buddha Early 20th century, a finely polished and carved white jade Buddha on lotus stand, one small area of clear russet toward head; ht. 4 in. $8,000 - $12,000 133 A Chinese White Jade Guanyin on Stand Late 19th/early 20th century. A well polished carving of Guanyin, carved in low relief, seated on lotus stand; overall ht. 5.5 in. $5,000 - $7,000 134 Chinese Jade Duck Carving 20th century. A well polished white jade carving of a pair of ducks, very feint area of russet to neck, incised carving; ht. 1.75 in. $3,000 - $5,000

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135 Chinese White Jade Beast Carving 20th century. A jade beast carving in fine white jade stone with two areas of russet; lg. 3.5 in. $2,500 - $3,500 136 Chinese Ivory Puzzle Ball on Stand Early 20th century. An ivory puzzle ball on ivory stand, with reticulated carving of dragons and floral scrolling. Diameter of ball 3.25 in., overall ht. 8.25 in. $250 - $350

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137 A Superb Chinese Ivory Carved Gourd Box Top 19th century. A carved ivory box (the top), gourd shaped, masterfully reticulated in great detail and with relief carved branches and flowers. The ivory is naturally stained and in pristine condition. Assumed to be missing the base of the box; lg. 5 in. $800 - $1,200 138 Ivory Cups by Xian Jukang Chinese, two inked ivory cups signed by artist Xian Jukang, on 20th century stands; cup ht. 3 in. $200 - $300

139 Fine 19th Century Japanese Carved Ivory Guanyin Figure Japanese, 19th century. A standing Guanyin, finely carved and polished with natural staining, decorated with princely jewels, standing on a lotus base, signed Nobumasa; ht. 12 in. $2,000 - $3,000 140 Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin Chinese, 19th century. A carved and stained ivory figure of Xiwangmu holding a vase of flowers attended by a crane; ht. 11.75 in. $1,000 - $1,500


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141 Chinese Carved Ivory Wine Pot A carved and stained ivory wine pot with figures of the immortals, having a spiked finial and pine shaped handle, signed to underside; ht. 5 in. $1,500 - $2,500 142 Chinese Carved Ivory Mountain with Musicians Chinese, a fine mountainous carving from single tusk, carved to reveal a large tree with birds perched in branches, at the base a pair of musicians, signed on back and also with supervisor’s mark; ht. 13.5 in. (w/ stand) $1,000 - $1,500 143 Chiese Ivory Mountain Carving with Goat Herder A fine Chinese fantasy carving, having mountain and clous with celestial goddesses above, below with goat herder, reverse with signature and supervisor’s marking in red; ht. 11.25 in. (w/stand) $1,000 - $1,500

144 Outstanding Chinese Ivory Fantasy Mountain Carving A very large carved ivory and inked tower, having Guanyin central to composition holding Ruyi sceptor. Attendants surround the figure who is carved in high relief, foo dogs below, mountains and ptrees above, and marked to underside; ht. 20 in. (w/ stand) $5,000 - $7,000 145 Chinese Ivory Mountain Carving with Warriors A mountain carving in ivory, carved cleverly to reveal warrior ascending a mountian, each on horseback; ht. 13.5 in. (w/stand) $2,000 - $3,000 146 Chinese Ivory Fantasy Carving Chinese ivory tower carving, with clouds and several figures including goddes and farmer below; ht. 12 in. (w/stand) $800 - $1,200

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147 A Fine Chinese Ivory Reticulated Pomander Chinese, 19th century. An ivory pomander, carved and pierced with flowers and fruit and polychromed details; lg. 2.75 in. $2,000 - $3,000 148 A Fine Cantonese Carved Ivory Box 19th century. A Chinese carved ivory jewelry box, finely carved with village scenes at top and side panels; box measures 7 in. lg., ht. 5 in. $4,000 - $6,000 149 Chinese Ivory Panel Carving Cantonese, a fine panel carving with village scene, on stand; ht. 5 in. $400 - $600 150 Chinese Carved ivory, Hardstone and Enamel Mirror A mirror with carved ivory handle, coral and turquoise beads to back side, gilt metal surround; ht. 10.25 in. $300 - $500 SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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151 Chinese Ivory Dragon Carved Frame Early 20th century. A carved ivory export frame, having relief carved dragons chasing a flaming pearl; ht. 5 in. $300 - $400 152 Chinese Republic Period Vase 1920. A porcelain vase with faux lion mask jump rings, decoration of birds and flowers, well signed; ht. 11.75 in. $800 - $1,200 153 Chinese Republic Period Dishes Early 20th century. A group of three Republic Period dishes, each with thousand antiques decoration and and inscriptions, two marked with four character red; ht. of each 2.25 in. $200 - $400 154 Chinese Republic Scenic Vase Early 20th century. A famille rose decorated landscape vase; ht. 18.25 in. $1,000 - $1,500 155 Chinese Republic Period Cabinet Vase Chinese, Republic period. A porcelain cabinet vase with famille rose enamels, black scroll decoration at rim extending downward, bird and branch scene, archaic four character mark in red to underside; ht. 5.75 in. $100 - $150 156 Chinese Republic Brush Pot 20th century. A large brush pot, polychrome painted and with inscription, three character mark on underside and peach symbol; ht. 11.25 in. $200 - $400

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157 Chinese Republic Period Brush Pot Republic period. A tall brush pot, decorated with secular subject of women at work, signed on outside and with six character red underglaze mark to underside; ht. 11.25 in. $400 - $600 158 Chinese Republic Period Handled Vase Chinese, early 20th century. A Republic Period vase, having beast handles and decoration of scholars in a garden, inscribed with a signature and calligraphy including a cyclical date; ht. 12 in. $800 - $1,200 159 Chinese Republic Period Scenic Bowl Chinese, Republic Period. A scenic porcelain bowl with historical scenes and famille rose enamels, sepia borders, and a four character red underglaze maker’s mark to underside; dia. 10 in. $500 - $700 160 Chinese Republic Period Scenic Vase Chinese, Republic period but Qianlong mark. A scenic porcelain vase, with figure of Shaolao and attendant in famille rose enamels; ht. 13.25 in. $400 - $600 169 18

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161 Chinese republic Period Figural Vase 20th century. A Republic Period vase with a pair of figures; ht. 10.5 in. $300 - $500 162 Chinese Republic Period Brush Pot Republic Period. A brush pot with scholar and attendant, signature in black characters; ht. 11.25 in. $500 - $700 163 Chinese Republic Period Bowl Chinese, early 20th century. Famille rose decoration of mythical animals on a white sgraffito ground, Jiaqing mark on underside; dia. 8 in. $500 - $700 164 Chinese Republic Period Scenic Vase Early 20th century. A turquoise ground Republic Period vase with scenic decoration, Qianlong mark to underside; ht. 12.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 165 Chinese Republic Porcelain Plaque by Liu Yucen Chinese, Republic period. A famille rose porcelain plaque by Liu Yucen (1904-1969) with enamel lotus and dragonflies, extensive palms, with fitted rosewood stand; screen measures 8 x 5.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000 166 Republic Period Vase by Wang Qi Wang Qi (1886-1933). A porcelain thinly potted vase with drapery borders, a scholar and child, signed; ht. 8 in. $2,000 - $3,000

167 Republic Period Blue and White Table Screen Chinese, early 20th century. A blue and white table screen titled Little Bridge and the River, by Wang Bu, one of the eight friends of the Zgushan. Signed and sealed with a Wang seal in Ding Mao year (1927); ht. 26.5 in. $6,000 - $8,000 168 Tian He-Xian (Chinese, 18941952), Chinese Decorated Brush Pot Early 20th century. A famille rose porcelain brush pot decorated by one of the Eight Friends of Zhushan, Tian He-Xian (Chinese, 1894-1952), having a decoration of birds in a flowering tree, dated to 1940, with inscription; ht. 7.5 in. $4,000 - $6,000 169 Republic Period Brushpot by Deng Bisham Chinese, Republic period. A famille verte porcelain brush pot of square form by Deng Bishan (one of the Eight Friends). Finely decorated with fish, aquatic plants and bamboo, signed on one plaque and marked to underside; ht. 6 in. $3,000 - $5,000 170 Chinese Famille Rose Republic Period Vases Chinese, Republic period. A pair of finely decorated famille rose vases with floral decoration, each signed and with narrative inscribed, Qianlong mark on base; ht. of each 6.5 in. $800 - $1,200

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171 Chinese Famille Rose Decorated Bowl, Republic Period Chinese, Republic period. A porcelain bowl, with finely painted sepia reserves of landscapes, floral borders on yellow ground, six character Tongzhi mark to underside; ht. 2.5 in. $1,200 - $1,800 172 Pair of Famille Rose Bowls, Republic Period Chinese, Republic period. A pair of famille rose porcelain bowls decorated with birds, flowers and palms, base reads: Wen Fu Ya Wan, the poem reads: The peony smells slight but nice, the lotus makes people feel cool, the chrysanthemum is very pretty and colorful, while the plum blossoms bloom in snow; dia. 4.75 in. $1,200 - $1,800 173 Chinese Porcelain Bowl, Republic Period Chinese, Republic period. A porcelain bowl with ruby red ground having sgraffito decoration of brocade patterns and scrolling, reserves of famille rose enamel of stylized flowers, with Yongzheng mark on base; dia. 5.75 in. $800 - $1,200 174 Chinese Famille Rose Vase, Republic Period Chinese, Republic period. A finely painted porcelain vase with a Buddhist guardian figure in famille rose enamels, Yongzheng mark on base; ht. 5.75 in. $600 - $800

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179 A Pair of Republic Period Hexagonal Brush Pots Chinese, ca. 1930s. A pair of hexagonal brush holders, each having six panels with scenic decoration portraying figures in scholarly pursuits. Each panel having inscribed narrative; ht. of each 7.25 in. $1,000 - $1,500 180 A Chinese Republic Period Ginger Jar and Cover Chinese, early 20th century. A Republic period covered porcelain ginger jar decorated with three male figures and one female figure in traditional costumes, each separated by various lines of calligraphy, unmarked; ht. 12.5 in. (including lid) $300 - $500 181 A Chinese Republic Period Famille Verte Baluster Vase Chinese. A Republic period famille verte porcelain vase decorated in enamels with a central scene of ladies in an interior, framed within bands of floral decorations at the foot and shoulder, a network of scrolling vines and and flowers cover the neck, marked; ht. 18.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 182 A Group of Chinese Republic Period Porcelain Chinese. A group of four (4) Republic period porcelain objects including a tureen with bird and floral decorations, a covered jar with outdoor scenes of figures, and two red and white saucers with fruit designs and calligraphy, all except tureen are marked; lg. of tureen 10.75 in. $300 - $400

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175 Fine Chinese Dated Republic Period Vase by Yu Ziming A very fine blue ground scenic vase, Republic Period. Inscription dates the vase to 1915, and signed by Yu Ziming, who lived from the Qing Dynasty to the Republic vase. Four character mark to underside; ht. 8 in. $3,000 - $5,000 176 Chinese Identified Republic Period Porcelain Teapot Chinese, 1910-1934. A Republic period teapot with maroon bordering, and having tiger decorated with inscription. Produced by the JiangXi YingJun Porcelain Company; ht. 3.5 in. $1,200 - $1,800

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177 Important Pair of Republic Period Vases by Liu Yuchen Liu Yuchen (Chinese, 1904-1969). A pair of famille rose enameled tall vases decorated with aquatic plants, pomegranates, and birds, both having poems signed with an emperor’s name, ground with an orange peel effect. Liu Yuchen was one of the eight friends of Zhushan; ht. of each 16.5 in. $6,000 - $8,000 178 Republic Period Famille Rose Vase Chinese, Republic period. A finely enameled famille rose vase decorated with scrolling lotuses, shou characters, bats, and peaches, all on a lemon yellow ground, having a Jiaqing mark to underside; ht. 11.25 in. $1,200 - $1,800

183 Chinese Republic Reticulated Vase 20th century. Famille Jaune vase in two parts, reticulated and with circular painted plaques; ht. 9.75 in. $200 - $300 184 A Fine Chinese Stem Dish, Republic Period Early 20th century, probably Republic Period. A stem dish having blue underglaze decoration, with citron fruit, bats and pomegranate in enamel. Blue underglaze mark to foot and with dense lobed foot interior; ht. 4.25 in. $1,500 - $2,500


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185 No Lot 186 Republic Period Ginger Jar Early 20th century, decoration of women and children; ht. 11 in. $200 - $300 187 Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Covered Dish Chinese, late 19th century. An unusual blue and white covered dish, with underglaze blue decoration of flowers, with a compartmentalized interior, bats and tobacco leaves to interior, shop mark on base; dia. 7.5 in. $800 - $1,200

188 Chinese Blue and White Stem Cup 20th century. A blue and white stem cup, scrollwork decoration, six character mark; ht. 5.75 in. $400 - $600 189 Chinese Blue and White Brush Pot Chinese, 20th century. A brush pot with an underglaze blue decoration of a boating excursion and calligraphy, unmarked; ht. 5 in. $300 - $500

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190 Chinese Blue and White Vase Chinese, 20th century. A densely decorated blue and white porcelain vase made in the form of archaic bronze with dragon handles, a top register of acanthus leaves, a second register with stylized scrolling, a third register of thunder meanders, and decoration of 8 precious emblems, and a lower register of stylized acanthus molding and thunder meanders, Qianlong mark to underside; ht. 11.75 in. $1,000 - $1,500 191 Chinese Blue and White Lobed Dish 19th century. A blue and white underglaze dish; diameter 6 in. $300 - $400 SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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192 Chinese Porcelain Blue and Gilt Brush Pot Chinese, late 19th century. A porcelain brush pot with a blue monochrome glaze with a gold painted landscape, six character mark to underside; ht. 6.75 in. $1,000 - $1,500 193 Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase Chinese, 19th century. A blue and white porcelain vase, with decorations of dragons and flowers, base mark translated to Precious Trinket for the Library of Ancient Fragrance; ht. 16 in. $1,200 - $1,800 194 Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Gu Form Vase Chinese, ca. 19th century. A porcelain Gu form vase decorated with bats, dragons, and clouds, with a dark turned foot and a tinge of celadon to ground, having a Kangxi mark; ht. 13.75 in. $2,000 - $3,000 195 A Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Candle Sticks Chinese, early 20th century. A pair of tiered blue and white candle sticks, the white ground having a slight celadon tone, each unmarked; ht. of each 12.25 in. $400 - $600 196 A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Table Screen Chinese, 16th/17th century. A rectangular panel finely painted with dragons, clouds, and a flaming pearl, within a wood frame raised on a stand with trestle supports beneath openwork spandrels; ht. 22 in. $3,000 - $5,000 197 A Chinese Celadon-Ground and Underglaze Blue Vase with Beast Handles Chinese, early 20th century. A celadon-ground and underglaze blue vase with molded decorations and twin beast handles flanking the neck, unmarked; ht. 17 in. $800 - $1,200 198 A Large Chinese Blue and White Baluster Vase Chinese, early 20th century. A large blue and white porcelain baluster vase decorated with vases of flowers, floral sprigs, and fruit, with stylized handles flanking the neck, unmarked; ht. 22.75 in. $500 - $1,000

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199 A Chinese Blue and White Beaker Vase, Gu Chinese, 19th century. An elegantly potted vase with a flared base rising to a bulbous midsection and beneath a trumpet-shaped rim, all covered with blue and white scenic decorations of men, women, and children, two circular lines mark the base; ht. 19 in. $900 - $1,000 200 A Large Chinese Scenic Baluster Vase with Deep Blue Ground Chinese, early 20th century. A large porcelain baluster vase decorated in enamels with two panels of female figures in landscape scenes each separated by two pairs of smaller cartouches depicting vases, floral sprigs, and birds, all reserved against a deep blue ground with bands of gilt decorations at the foot, shoulder, and rim, Qianlong mark on base; ht. 20.75 in. $1,100 - $1,200 201 Ming Style Fish Bowl Late 19th century; diameter 8.75 in. $300 - $500 202 Chiense Blue and White Covered Dish 20th century, ht. 4.25 in. $100 - $200 203 Pair of Blue and White Vases 20th century; tallest 17.25 in. $150 - $250 204 Chinese Blue and White Bowl 18th century. A blue and white bowl, unglazed blue decoration and tan rim, unmarked; ht. 2.5 in. $200 - $400 205 Chinese Blue and White Dish Early 20th century. A blue and white dish, scenic view, mustard rim and unmarked underside; diameter 9 in. $200 - $400 206 Chinese Scholar’s Brush Dish Chinese, 20th century. A blue and white scholar’s brush dish, with basin having a pair of leaf form cups for mixing, Daoguang mark in underglaze blue to underside; dia. 5.5 in. $1,000 - $2,000 207 Chinese Porcelain Brush Pot Probably 20th century. A porcelain brush pot of transitional style, underglaze blue historical scene with anhua borders; ht. 7 in. $300 - $500

208 A Chinese Blue and White Meiping Vase with Copper-Red Highlights Chinese, 19th Century. A blue and white porcelain meiping vase decorated with birds and flowering branches highlighted in shades of copper-red, all framed within bands of stylized floral decorations at the foot and neck, two circular lines mark the base; ht. 8.25 in. $800 - $1,200 209 Chinese Aesthetic Movement Over Door Mantle Chinese, early 20th century. An aesthetic movement over door mantle having a pair of porcelain painted circular plaques, crest with crane carving. This mantle adorned the “Chinese House” which was built by Eli Lilly, currently part of the Conner Prairie Historic Park, IN lg. 46.5 in. $800 - $1,200 210 Chinese Carved Rosewood Chairs Chinese, 18th/19th century. A carved rosewood chair, the backslat carved with a lotus plant, apron carved with archaic scrolling; Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $300 - $500 211 Pair of Chinese Carved Hall Chairs 20th century. A pair of carved circular chairs, highly reticulated; ht. 36 in. $2,000 - $3,000 212 Pair of Chinese Carved Throne Chairs with Mother of Pearl Inlay Early 20th century. A pair of hong mu carved chairs with mother of pearl inlay; ht. of each 37 in. $2,000 - $3,000 213 Chinese Concubine Chair with Mother of Pearl Inlay Early 20th century. A hong mu carved and reticulated armchair meant for a concubine, mother of pearl inlay; ht. 37 in. $600 - $800 214 Chinese Gong with Bronze Bell 20th century. A carved rosewood frame with bronze bell; ht. 32 in. $500 - $700 215 Chinese Carved Side Table 20th century, Qing style carved table with high relief and reticulation near skirt; ht. 32 in. $800 - $1,200


216 Chinese Lacquered Stand 19th/20th century. A green lacquered stand with four legs meeting circular foot, red lacquer floral decoration; ht. 20 in. $300 - $500 217 Chinese Wood Stand 20th century. A light rosewood stand; ht. 17 in. $300 - $500 218 Ming Style Rosewood Stand Probably 19th century. A rosewood stand, simplistic legs indicative of Ming examples; ht. 17 in. $1,000 - $1,500 219 Chinese Marble Top Stand 20th century, Chinese export. A carved hardwood stand with circular marble top; ht. 22 in. $400 - $600 220 Chinese Carved Stand 19th century. A carved rosewood stand; ht. 11 in. $200 - $300 221 Tall Chinese Ming Style Stand 19th century. A dark rosewood stand, tall in height and with simplistic legs having scrollwork near stand’s rim; ht. 48.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 222 Chinese Throne Chair 19th century. A Ming style dark rosewood throne chair; ht. 35 in. $1,000 - $1,500 223 Chinese Qing Dynasty Herb Chest Early 20th century, rosewood with iron clasps and locks; ht. 18.75, wd. 18, dp. 12.75 in. $500 - $800 224 Chinese Elm Horseshoe Armchair 20th century. A light rosewood horseshoe form armchair; ht. 40 in. Purchased from Jonny’s Antiques Ltd., Toronto, Canada $400 - $600 225 Pair of Chinese Cupboards 20th century. A pair of lacquered and carved cupboards; each ht. 60, wd. 40, dp. 20 in. $1,000 - $1,500

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226 Chinese Carved Rosewood Side Table Chinese. A carved rosewood side table with inset rose marble top, having floral carved apron, medial shelf and ending in ball and claw feet; ht. 32, dia. 21.5 in. $500 - $800 227 Chinese Carved Rosewood Armchair Chinese. An ornately carved rosewood armchair with dragon arms and carved seat; oah. 34.5 in. $300 - $500 228 Chinese Carved Rosewood Tabouret Chinese. A Chinese rosewood tabouret with inset marble circular top, pierced and carved frieze, raised on cabriole legs and ball and claw feet; ht. 19, wd. 17.75 in. $200 - $400 229 Chinese Carved Rosewood Plant Stand Chinese. A tall Chinese carved rosewood plant stand, the top of hexagonal form with inset red marble; ht. 36, top wd. 12.75 in. $300 - $500 230 Chinese Altar Table 20th century. Hardwood, an archaic style altar table; lg. 93.5 in., ht. 34.75 in. $500 - $1,000

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231 Chinese Export Hong Mu Armchair 20th century. A Chinese export armchair, mother of pearl inlay; ht. 38 in. $300 - $500 232 Chinese Rosewood Table 19th century. A rosewood rectangular stool with plank top, square legs, stretchers and carved feet; ht. 20.5, wd. 16.25, dp. 12.25 in. $300 - $400 233 Chinese Rosewood Armchairs Probably 18th century. A pair of southern official hat armchairs in rosewood; oah. 37.5, seat ht. 19.75 in. $400 - $600 234 Chinese Grey Jade Buddha with Stand Chinese. A carved Buddha in grey jade with russet accents, on a carved wooden stand; ht. 7.5 in. (with stand). $1,900 - $2,200 235 Chinese Spinach Jade Dragon with Stand Chinese. A carved spinach jade dragon on carved wooden stand; ht. 5.5 in. (with stand). $1,000 - $1,500 236 Chinese Spinach Jade Brush Pot Chinese. A finely carved spinach jade brush pot of cylindrical form with high relief figural landscape; ht. 3.75 in. $900 - $1,200 SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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237 Chinese White Jade Water Buffalo Chinese. A carved white jade water buffalo; lg. 3.25 in. $1,500 - $1,800

242 Chinese White Jade Monkey Carving Chinese. A white jade carving of two monkeys; ht. 3.5, lg. 4.5 in. $1,800 - $2,400

246 Chinese White Jade Cucumber Chinese. A white jade carving of cucumbers with a tiny figure of a boy; lg. 3.5 in. $600 - $800

238 Chinese White Jade Buddha Chinese. A white jade Buddha; ht. 3.5 in. $500 - $700

243 Chinese White Jade Dragon Paper Weight Chinese. A white jade carved paperweight in the form of a dragon with its baby; lg. 5.5 in. $600 - $800

247 Chinese Grey Jade Beast Chinese. A grey jade carving of a beast; ht. 2, dia. 2.25 in. $1,100 - $1,300

239 Chinese Grey Jade Buddha Figure Chinese. A grey jade Buddha figure; ht. 3.25 in. $500 - $700 240 Chinese White Jade Figural Carving 20th century. A white jade figural group having a pair of figures carved; ht. 3 in. $1,000 - $1,500t 241 Chinese Spinach Jade Foo Dog Chinese. A finely carved spinach jade recumbent foo dog; lg. 3 in. $1,100 - $1,300 24

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244 Chinese White Jade Immortal Figure Chinese. A white jade carved figure of the Deity Shou Lao, God of Longevity, holding a staff with a double gourd to top; lg. 4.25 in. $600 - $800 245 Chinese White Jade Figural Carving Chinese. A white jade carving of two boys, one seated, the other standing; ht. 3.75 in. $900 - $1,100

248 Chinese White Jade Carved Pea Pod Chinese. A white jade carving of a pea pod; lg. 4.75 in. $600 - $800 249 Chinese White Jade Horse Chinese. A carving of a recumbent horse with a monkey on its back in white jade with russet highlights; lg. 2.75 in. $800 - $1,200 250 Chinese White Jade Guanyin Figure Chinese. A white jade carving of a Guanyin figure; ht. 4.5 in. $800 - $1,200


251 Chinese White Jade Fisherman Chinese. A white jade carving of a fisherman; ht. 4 in. $600 - $800 252 Chinese Hetian Jade Guanyin Figure Chinese. A finely carved Hetian Jade seated Guanyin figure, on a carved wooden stand; ht. 6.75 in. (without stand). $8,000 - $10,000 253 Chinese White Jade Guanyin Figure Chinese. A finely carved white jade standing Guanyin figure, on a carved wooden stand; ht. 7 in. (without stand). $1,500 - $1,800 254 Chinese White Jade Immortal Sculpture Chinese. A white jade carving two immortals set within a mountain landscape, presented on a carved hardwood stand; ht. 5 in. (without stand). $1,800 - $2,400 255 A Fine Chinese Ming Period Jade Water Buffalo Carving Chinese, Ming Period. A finely carved jade recumbent water buffalo with head raised, legs tucked underneath its body, and tail curled around its haunches, especially detailed carving evident on its head, horns, and tail, all pale green in color with black and brown inclusions, with a wooden stand; lg. 10.5 in. $11,000 - $12,000 256 A Carved Chinese Jadeite Laughing Buddha with Stand Chinese, 20th century. A carved jadeite laughing Buddha figure wearing a long flowing robe and carrying a sack, highly polished in a pale green color, with a wooden stand; ht. with stand 4.25 in. $800 - $900 257 A Finely Carved Chinese Jade Double Gourd 18th/19th century. A gourd carving of jade with slight celadon tone, well carved with reticulation and well polished; ht. 2.75 in. Ex Collection Stephen Payne Published in How to Purchase Archaic Jade, 2009 $3,000 - $5,000

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258 Chinese Spinach Jade Mountain Carving 20th century. A fine spinach jade stone, deep color and consistent throughout, carved to reveal a mountainous hillside in deep relief; ht. 7 in. $3,000 - $5,000 259 Chinese Jadeite Child Carving Early 20th century, a jadeite carving of child, well polished and with areas of russet and lavender; lg. 3.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000 260 Chinese Carved Jadeite Teapot Early 20th century. A jadeite teapot with highlights of lavender and russet; lg. 4.25 in. $2,500 - $3,500 261 Chinese Jadeite Snuff Bottle 20th century. A fine decorative snuff bottle, carved of jadeite with dark areas of lavender, the stone partially translucent; ht. 3.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 262 Chinese Jade Pea Pod Carving 20th century. A pea pod with small figure atop, carved of finely polished white jade stone with areas of russet; lg. 3.5 in. $1,500 - $2,500

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263 Chinese Jade Horse, Ming Period Ming Period. A gray jade carved horse, some elements of russet; lg. 2.75 in. $1,200 - $1,800 264 Chinese Celadon Jade Carving with Chihlong Early 20th century. A celadon jade group, possibly a buckle, with chihlong decorated and reticulated; lg. 3 in. $800 - $1,200 265 Chinese Jadeite Carving of Guanyin and Attendant 20th century. A Chinese carving of Guanyin and attendant emerging from the stone, the jadeite of good quality with russet shell, translucent interior; ht. 5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 266 Chinese Jade Hairpins 20th century. A collection of 6 hairpins, in jade and jadeite; longest 7 in. $600 - $800 267 Chinese Jadeite Archer Ring 20th century. A jadeite archer ring, with some translucency; ht. 1 in. $500 - $700

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268 Chinese Jade Buckle 20th century. Jade buckle, archaic beading, white color; lg. 2 in. $500 - $700 269 Chinese Jade Pebble Carving 20th century. A pebble carving in celadon color with some russet markings; lg. 2.5 in. $500 - $700 270 Chinese Grey Jade Bowl with Incised Narrative 20th century. Grey jade, well polished bowl, having incised narrative and floral incised decoration; ht. 2.5 in. $1,500 - $2,500

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271 Chinese Jade Plaque 20th century. White jade, devoid of carving or decoration but possibly intended for it, well polished and having low relief carving to top; ht. 2.25 in. $800 - $1,200 272 Fine Chinese Jade Buckle with Chihlongs 20th century. A finely carved and polished jade buckle in consistent color with slight celadon; lg. 3.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 273 Chinese Carved Jade Recumbent Lion Early 20th century. A jade carved recumbent lion, well polished, small area of russet on hind; lg. 2 in. $600 - $800

274 Chinese White Jade Garment Hook with Chihlong Chinese ,early 20th century. A white jade carved garment hook with a high relief carving of a chilong perched atop; lg. 4 in. $1,500 - $2,500 275 Chinese Jadeite Quail Form Boxes on Ivory Stands Chinese, early 20th century. A dark green-toned jadeite pair of quail form boxes, well carved and polished, each atop ivory stands; ht. 3.5 in. $5,000 - $7,000


276 Chinese Celadon Jade Covered Vessel Chinese, 20th century. A covered jade jar, gray-green celadon in color, the surface carved with foo dog handles and lion masks, on a fitted hardwood stand; ht. 8.5 in. $8,000 - $12,000 277 Chinese Celadon Jade Carved Snuff Bottle Chinese, 19th century. A well carved and polished gray celadon jade bottle having a relief carving revealing a flutist under a tree, streaks of russet and agate top; ht. 2.75 in. $1,000 - $1,500 278 Chinese Jade Carvings Chinese, late 19th-early 20th century. A group of 8 jade carvings, including a garment hook, an archer’s ring, two archaic style jades, a jade seal, two animal figures, and a carved leaf; ht. of tallest 2 in. $800 - $1,200 279 Collection of Chinese Lavender Jadeite Carvings 20th century. A collection of lavender jadeite carvings, including a belt hook and seven toggles, each of comparable stone and well polished, longest 2.75 in. $200 - $400 280 Collection of Chinese Jade Carvings Most 20th century. Thirteen (13) jade and jadeite small carvings in various forms and shades; largest lg. 2.75 in. $300 - $400 281 A Chinese Agate Brush Washer Chinese, 19th century. An agate brush washer with black markings, carved in the shape of a lotus pod with frogs, birds and flowers around the rim, resting on a 19th century fitted rosewood stand; ht. with stand 4.5 in. $800 - $1,200 282 Very Fine Chinese Soapstone Carving of Buddhist Luohan Chinese, probably 20th century. A finely carved and polished soapstone carving of a Buddhist Luohan seated figure, stone of a translucent greenishyellow color, with inking and jewels; ht. 4 in. $2,000 - $3,000

283 19th Century Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup 19th century. A finely carved libation cup, relief carving with chihlong figures above a Ming style scrollwork pattern; ht. 2.5 in. $4,000 - $6,000 284 Fine Chinese Clay Container, Lobster Form Chinese, 20th century. A Yi-hsing ware container of cylindrical form, with top having well carved lobster amidst dark ground clay, four character mark to underside; ht. 3.5 in. $400 - $600 285 Pair of Chinese Amber Ducks 20th century. A pair of carved reconstituted amber ducks in the archaic style; ht. 4.5 in. $300 - $500 286 Chinese Horn Li Tiah Kuei Carving Chinese, 20th century. A vertical buffalo horn carving of Li Tiah Kuei clutching a large staff, the horn with shimmering red quality; ht. 10.5 in. $200 - $400 287 Chinese Mountain Carving Chinese ivory carving from single tusk, revealing immortals in celestial background, signed on reverse; ht. 13 in. (w/stand) $2,000 - $3,000 288 Chinese Carvd and Inked Dragon Carving Chinese carved and inked dragon tower, having a pair of figures perched above; ht. 12 in. (w/stand) $800 - $1,200 289 Chinese Carved Ivory Dragon 19th century, a carved ivory dragon; lg. 2.5 in. $150 - $250 290 Unusual Chinese Ivory Cultural Revolution Figure 20th century. A carved ivory depicting an acrobat; ht. 6.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 291 Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin A carved and inked Guanyin, standing and holding an arrangement of flowers, well polished; ht. 13.5 in. (w/ stand) $1,500 - $2,500 292 Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin Carved and inked ivory Guanyin, well polished and on hardwood stand; ht. 13.5 in. $1,500 - $2,500

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293 Outstanding Chinese Ivory Temple Figural Group Chinese, carved and inked ivory with hardstones. A very large carving of elephant on checkered ivory stand, also with individual figures atop elephant, all cinsisting of ivory; ht. 25 in. $3,000 - $5,000 294 Chinese Carved Ivory Libation Cups Carved and bejeweled Chinese libation cups, chihlongs in relief; ht. of each 8.5 in. (w/stands) $800 - $1,200 295 Chinese Carved Ivory Dragon Vessel Carved ivory covered vessel on reticulated stand, dragon carved in surround and another atop lid, vase well polished; ht. 14.25 in. (w/stand) $3,000 - $5,000 296 Chinese Carved and Inked Ivory Foo Dogs Chinese, a pair of foo dog guardians, each resting on altar stands in ivory; ht. of each 7.5 in. (w/stands) $1,000 - $1,500 297 Chinese Carved Ivory Sensor Chinese carved ivory sensor, well carved and polished, with separate lid having relief carving with dragon top; ht. 12.5 in. (w/stand) $2,000 - $3,000 298 Chinese Carved Ivory Buddha Chinese ivory Buddha, carved and inked, holding a sceptor; ht. 6 in. $800 - $1,200 299 Chinese Ivory Figure A carved Chinese immortal figure seated on dragon; ht. 3.75 in. $500 - $700 300 Chinese Carved Ivory Immortal 19h century. A carved and inked ivory immortal figure; ht. 13 in. $600 - $800 301 Collection of Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottles, Carved Boxes, and Bone Teapot Chinese, early 20th century. Two carved and inked lidded ivory snuff bottles, both marked; ht. of tallest 2.6 in. PLUS two carved ivory boxes, one with a wooden base, and one carved bone teapot. $600 - $900

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302 A Fine 19th Century Chinese Ivory Warrior Carving Chinese, 19th century. A carving of a warrior in armor, deep relief carving throughout; ht. 11.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 303 Chinese Ivory Empress Figure Chinese, early 20th century. A carved and inked ivory seated empress figure with two-character incised mark on bottom, on wooden stand; ht. 5 in. (without stand). $300 - $400 304 Nine Ivory Chinese Immortals Figures Chinese, early 20th century. Nine (9) Chinese ivory figures on wooden bases wearing long flowing robes and carrying various attributes; ht. of tallest 7 in. (including base) $1,000 - $1,500 305 Fine group of Figural Chinese Ivory Carvings Chinese, early 20th century. Three (3) Chinese ivory figures including two Buddha carvings and a female wearing a long flowing robe; ht. of tallest 4.5 in. $400 - $600 306 Pair of Chinese Ivory Emperor and Empress Figures Early 20th century. A pair of carved and inked ivory figures; tallest ht. 24 in. $500 - $700 327

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307 Chinese Carved Ivory Foo Dogs A pair of large Chinese ivory carved and inked beasts; ht. of each 7.5 in. $800 - $1,200 308 Chinese Carved Ivory Bridge 19th century. A carved and reticulated ivory bridge, with cloud carving, on fitted stand; lg. 19 in. $400 - $600 309 Chinese Carved Ivory Brush Pot Chinese carved and inked ivory carving, having beast below pot; overall ht. 13 in. $600 - $800 310 Chinese Carved Ivory Warrior 19th century. A carved and inked ivory warrior, atop stand with archaic scrollwork; ht. 9.5 in. $500 - $700 311 Chinese Ivory Buddha Carving An ivory carved buddha on stand; ht. w/stand 6 in. $300 - $500 312 Chinese Carved Ivory Emperor and Empress Figures A pair of carved ivory figures, emperor and empress, each atop horses and on half circle ivory bases; ht. of tallest 10.5 in. $600 - $800 313 Chinese Carved Ivory Carp on Stand A carved and inked ivory carp, large, on fitted stand; lg. 10 in. $1,000 - $1,500 314 Chinese Carved Ivory Parrot on Stand Late 19th century. A carved and stained ivory parrot atop reticulated branches, on stand; ht. 11 in. $800 - $1,200 315 Pair of Chinese Carved Ivory Warriors on Horseback A pair of carved and inked ivory warriors; ht. of each 6 in. $500 - $700 316 Chinese Carved Ivory Emperor with Attendants 19th century. A small figural group, carved to reveal an emperor and two warrior attendants, on stand; ht. 3 in. $300 - $500 317 Chinese Carved Ivory Warrior A carved and inked ivory warrior on stand; ht. 8.5 in. $400 - $600

318 19th century Chinese Ivory Carving of Figure with Gourd Probably early 19th century. A small ivory figure with cane and gourd, on lotus stand; ht. 5 in. $500 - $700 319 Pair of Chinese Seals 20th century, archaic style. A pair of seals, hardstone, with foo dogs and archaic incised script; ht. of each 6.75 in. $100 - $200 320 Pair of Chinese Soapstone Seals Chinese, early 20th century. A pair of soapstone seals, each with foo dog finials carved on top, each with inscriptions on the front side; ht. of each 7 in. $300 - $500 321 Chinese Stone Seal Chinese, 20th century. A Tien Huang Shih square seal, engraved inscription at top, seal impression intact; ht. 1.5 in. $600 - $800 322 Chinese Soapstone Seal 20th century. Soapstone seal with dragon and ball carved at rim; ht. 1.5 in. $600 - $800 323 Chinese Soapstone Seal 20th century. A well polished seal with dragon at rim; ht. 1.75 in. $600 - $800 324 A Fine Chinese CarvedSoapstone Seal with Water Buffalo Finials Chinese, late 19th/early 20th century. A finely carved-soapstone seal surmounted by two water buffalos, the largest with its head turned sharply to the left over its back, the vertical columns directly below separating four columnar vignettes of deer and leaves, framed at the top and bottom by two incised bands of scrolling lotus, sealmark to the underside; ht. 8 in. $300 - $500 325 Large Chinese Green Jade Seal 20th century. A spinach jade seal, large and well polished, chihlong carved from top; ht. 3.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 326 19th Century Jade Seal with Chihlong 19th century. A seal chop with coiled chihlong figure atop oval seal; ht. 1 in. $4,000 - $6,000

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327 Fine Chinese White Jade Seal 19th century. A finely carved and polished nephrite seal, in consistent white color; ht. 1.5 in. $4,000 - $6,000 328 Chinese Bronze Seal Chinese, early 20th century. A bronze seal with bronze handle, separate casting, inscription intact and with chihlong at seal; dia. 2.75 in. $600 - $800 329 Chinese Cup and Seal Chiese, a Canton enamel cup on rosewood stand, as well as soapstone seal; ht. of seal 3 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $100 - $200 330 Porcelain Plaques China. Two porcelain plaques, each with birds on a flowering branch, both marked with Chinese characters, both framed in carved open-work wood frame; one signed u.l. the other u.r.; plaque ht. 21, wd. 6 in. $400 - $600 331 Chinese Turquoise Porcelain Plaque Chinese, 20th century. A porcelain plaque, framed; 33.75 x 13.75 in. $300 - $400 332 Chinese Painted Plaque from Forbidden City Ca. late 19th century. A Chinese painted porcelain plaque, dark hardwood frame, a winter scene, possibly depicting the Forbidden City. On verso, scratched into the surface of the frame’s backing, is the following: From Dowager Empress Palace, Forbidden City, Peking, China, 1900. The plaque is clearly a remnant from a much larger construction, and was likely removed during the Boxer Rebellion. 16 x 9 in. $800 - $1,200 333 Chinese Canton Enamel and Rosewood Table Screen Chinese, 19th Century. A Canton enamel plaque, with courtly scene, housed in a carved and fitted rosewood frame; ht. 13.75 in. $1,000 - $2,000 334 Chinese Painted Plaque 20th century. A large famille verte plaque, decoration typical of Daoguang Period, signed extensively u.l.; 22.5 x 43 in. $2,000 - $4,000

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346 Chinese Tea Dust Bulbous Vase Chinese, 20th century. A tea dust vase of bulbous form, impressed Qianlong mark to underside; ht. 9 in. $500 - $700 347 Chinese Celadon Vase Chinese, 20th century. A fanghu form with molded designs of peaches on sides and a Guangxu mark on base; ht. 11.75 in. $800 - $1,200 348 Chinese Monochrome Dish Chinese, 20th century. A dish having a monochrome ruby ground with foot in same glaze, six character blue underglaze mark to underside; ht. 2.5 in. $400 - $600 342

335 Chinese Painted Plaque 20th century. A vertical painted porcelain plaque, signed u.l.; 43 x 12 in. $2,000 - $4,000 336 Chinese Hanging Plaque 20th century. A painted porcelain plaque with rickshaw rider, extensive calligraphic script; 11 x 15.5 in. $600 - $800 337 Pair of Chinese Hanging Porcelain Plaques 20th century. A pair of porcelain painted plaques, each signed u.l.; each 12.5 x 7.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 338 Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Vases Chinese, late 19th-early 20th century. A pair of porcelain vases with mirrorblack glaze, each with double ring marking; ht. 12 in. $200 - $400 339 Chinese Cracked Glaze Guanyin and Dish Probably 19th century. A Kuan style oblong dish and a separate Guanyin figure, the glaze with a shimmer and deliberate crazing; ht. 7 in. Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections Collected by Eli Lilly (Indiana, 18851977), ca 1920s-1940s to furnish the “Chinese House” on the Conner Prairie Historic Park property $150 - $300

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340 Chinese Gilt Lamp Chinese, 19th century. A monochrome blue lamp, converted from a powder blue ginger jar, with gilt floral scroll tracings; ht. 23 in. $800 - $1,200 341 Pair of Chinese Flambe Vases 20th century, possibly Republic Period. A pair of blue flambe glazed stoneware vases, each marked on underside; ht. of tallest 13.75 in. $200 - $400 342 Pair of Flambe Glazed and Gilt Chinese Vases Chinese, early 20th century. A pair of flambe oxblood glazed vases, having gilt decorations of shou medallions and floral scroll, unmarked; ht. of each 9 in. $500 - $700 343 Pair of Chinese Black Monochrome Cups Ming mark, but attributed early 20th century; ht. of each 4 in. $200 - $300 344 Collection of Chinese Sang de Bouef Porcelains 20th century. Includes a collection of red glazed vases on tiered stands; ht. of tallest 10 in. $300 - $500 345 Chinese Cracked Glazed Cabinet Vases Chinese, early 20th century. A pair of porcelain vases of bottleneck form in leaf green glaze with pronounced crackle, unmarked; ht. 5.25 in. $200 - $300

349 Chinese Flambe Vases Chinese, late19th-early 20th century. A pair of purple langyao glazed vases, each suffused with vibrant blue; ht. of tallest 8.75 in. $800 - $1,200 350 Unusual Chinese Porcelain Bamboo Brush Pot Chinese, 20th century. An unusual porcelain brush pot in bamboo form with a turquoise glaze, Qianlong mark on base; ht. 5.5 in. $600 - $800 351 Flambe Garlic Mouth Vase Kangxi, 19th century. A garlic mouth form vase in a burgundy flambe glaze with Kangxi marks on the underside; Ht. 10.5 in. From the Collection of Dr. Henry Rowe $1,200 - $1,800 352 Chinese Dated Famille Rose Bowl, 1883 Chinese, Guangxu period, also dated to the year 1883. A finely executed famille rose bowl, with bird and floral decoration around body, with Guangxu mark; dia. 5.5 in. From the Private Collection of Anthony Allen $3,000 - $5,000 353 Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl Chinese, Guangxu period. A porcelain bowl with reserves of the one hundred antiques, on a mauve ground with stylized flowers, having a Guangxu mark; dia. 8 in. $2,000 - $3,000 354 Chinese Famille Rose Butterfly Dish Chinese, Tongzhi mark and period. A famille rose porcelain dish shaped in the form of a butterfly; ht. 2, lg. 5.5 in. $800 - $1,200


355 Chinese Famille Rose Plate Chinese, Guangxu mark and period. A porcelain famille rose plate with decorations of the Immortals; dia. 6.5 in. $1,200 - $1,800 356 Chinese Famille Rose Five Dragon Vase Chinese, Guangxu period. An enamel decorated vase with five dragons of various colors and celestial pearls, having a Guangxu Mark; ht. 8.75 in. $2,000 - $4,000 357 Rare Chinese Famille Rose Lobed Bowl Chinese, Xuantong mark and period. A porcelain famille rose bowl with decorations of peacocks, birds and flowering plants; dia. 6.5 in. $3,000 - $5,000 358 Chinese Famille Rose Bowl Chinese, Daoguang period and mark. A famille rose porcelain bowl, with vadras and stylized lotus scrolls, on yellow ground, mark translates to Treasured by Sons and Grandsons; dia. 4.5 in. A similar bowl with Guangxu mark sold at Christies, May 18, 2012, London So. Kensington - lot 1011 $2,000 - $3,000 359 Chinese Famille Rose Hundred Boys Bowl Chinese, Tongzhi mark and period. A famille rose Hundred Boys bowl; dia. 4.75 in. $2,000 - $3,000

360 Chinese Famille Rose Dragon and Carp Cup Chinese, early 20th century. A porcelain cup with famille rose enameled decoration of a dragon; ht. 2 in. $1,200 - $1,800 361 Chinese Famille Rose Vase Probably late 19th century. A very finely decorated vase on soft pink ground, Yongzheng mark but attributed to a later period; ht. 10 in. $800 - $1,200 362 A Chinese Famille Rose Phoenix Vase Chinese, early 20th century. A famille rose porcelain vase decorated in enamels with a phoenix and pheasants amongst flowering branches, the lower and upper edges with bands of floral and geometric motifs, unmarked; ht. 17.5 in. $600 - $800 363 A Large Chinese Famille Rose Baluster Vase Chinese, early 20th century. A large famille rose porcelain baluster vase decorated in enamels with baskets of flowers, floral sprigs, and various lines of calligraphy, all set between bands of geometric and floral motifs at the neck and foot, unmarked; ht. 22.5 in. $400 - $600 364 Group of Chinese Famille Rose Dishes Probably 19th century. A group of four dishes, each with four character red mark to underside; diameter of each 7.5 in. $200 - $400

365 Chinese Famille Rose Enamel Double-Gourd Vase Chinese, early 20th century. A double gourd vase, with a yellow scraffito ground with decoration of formalized lotus scrolling in famille rose enamels, Qianlong mark on base; ht. 16 in. $800 - $1,200 366 Famille Rose Chinese Handled Vase Chinese, 20th century. A scenic vase of pilgrim bottle form with famille rose scenes of agriculture on a turquoise ground with stylized flowers , 6 character mark to underside; ht. 9.5 in. $400 - $600 367 Chinese Famille Rose Seal Paste Box Chinese, late 19th century. A seal paste box with famille rose decoration of children playing; dia. 4 in. $200 - $300 368 Chinese Famille Rose Planter 20th century. Enameled and painted porcelain planter, with courtesan’s in leisurly pursuits, four character mark to underside; ht. 6.5 in. $150 - $300 369 Chinese Famille Jeune Censor Early 20th century. A porcelain censor with famille jeune decoration of dragons and pearls on a yellow ground, multiple marking on underside; ht. 5 in. Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections Collected by Eli Lilly (Indiana, 18851977), ca 1920s-1940s to furnish the “Chinese House” on the Conner Prairie Historic Park property $100 - $200

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370 Chinese Famille Rose Planter Late 19th or early 20th century. Porcelain planter with famile rose birds, flowers and the hundred antiques; ht. 7.25 in. Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections Collected by Eli Lilly (Indiana, 18851977), ca 1920s-1940s to furnish the “Chinese House” on the Conner Prairie Historic Park property $150 - $250 371 Chinese Reticulated Famille Rose Vase Chinese. A two-part reticulated, hexagonal, faceted, Famile Rose porcelain vase, each side having a reserve depicting birds, figures, or floral motifs, marked Made in China, with Chinese characters on bottom; ht. 11.5 in. $150 - $250 32

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372 Chinese Porcelain Famille Verte Dragon Box Chinese, 19th century. A Qianlong marked porcelain box, famille verte decoration with dragon and pearl, five clawed; six character archaic mark to underside; ht. 2.25 in. $300 - $500 373 Chinese Famille Verte Covered Boxes Chinese, 19th century. A pair of famille verte porcelain covered boxes, Qianlong mark on bases; dia. 9 in. Pock marks. $800 - $1,200 374 Chinese Famille Verte Plate Chinese, probably early 19th century. A 12 panel plate in famille verte decoration with a scenic center of a figure in a palace with brocade borders, a double ring mark to underside; dia. 10 in. $800 - $1,200

375 An Important Famille Verte and Powder Blue Bowl Chenghua mark, but probably Kangxi Period; diameter 9.75 in. $4,000 - $6,000 376 A Pair of Chinese Cracked Glaze Famille Verte Baluster Vases Chinese, early 20th century. A pair of cracked glaze famille verte baluster vases, decorated with flowering branches perched upon by a phoenix and two birds, with geometric decorations around the shoulder,all on a cream-colored ground, each unmarked; ht. of each 13.75 in. $500 - $700


382 Chinese Famille Jaune Pillow and Stand Early 20th century. A porcelain pillow figure, marked China and housed on gilt bronze stand with incised decoration; pillow lg. 15.5 in. $400 - $600

377 A Pair of Chinese Famille Verte Square-Shaped Baluster Vases Chinese. A pair of Republic period famille verte porcelain vases of square form decorated with scenes of figures on each side of the body framed within geometric motifs and flower sprays, twin stylized handles flank the neck, each unmarked; ht. of each 16.5 in. $800 - $1,200 378 A Pair of Chinese Famille Jaune Jars with Lids Chinese, 19th century. A pair of porcelain famille jaune jars with lids, decorated with birds and pink flowering branches, each unmarked and sitting on wooden bases; ht. of each 6 in. $400 - $600

379 Pair of Famille Noir Candlesticks 1950s. A pair of famille noir candlesticks; ht. 9 in. $200 - $300 380 Chinese Famille Noir Ginger Jar 19th century. A famille noir decorated ginger jar with flowers and butterflies; ht. 8 in. $300 - $500 381 Large Chinese Famille Noire Ginger Jar Chinese,19th century. A Chinese ginger jar, panel form, with floral famille noire decoration, unmarked; ht. 8.5 in. $600 - $800

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383 Lifetime Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles Most 19th century, several bottles 20th century. A collection of 25 snuff bottles, amassed with a mind for variety. Descriptions of the bottles are as follows: - Peking glass bottle, eggplant shaped, green glass top - Mother of pearl and lacquer bottle, imperial form, matching top - Carved ivory pebble form bottle - Tibetan broad formed bottle, metalwork with bejeweled top - Coral bottle with bird and branch carving, flush red color - Tibetan metalwork bottle with ivory plaque inserted having incised carving - Tibetan metalwork and enamel bottle having relief figures - Carved cinnabar bottle, lacking top - Tibetan silver relief bottle, malachite and coral inserts - Hardstone bottle, archaic carving - Agate bottle, having branch carving in relief - A finely carved ivory bottle with scholar carvings, matching top - Malachite bottle, phoenix carved in relief - Nephrite jade bottle, 19th century, scholars carved in russet areas - Turquoise carved bottle - Lapis lazuli, simple form with acanthus leaf carving - Quartz bottle, purple tones - Polychrome ivory bottle in shape of Guanyin - 19th century Tibetan bottle, mixture of metalwork and cinnabar carving - Conical ivory bottle, surround leaf carving - 19th century blue and white porcelain bottle - Mother of pearl bottle - Inside painted bottle, having previous use and murky scene - Inside painted crystal bottle - Inside painted crystal bottle having mountainous scene. Each bottle with stand included. $3,000 - $5,000

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384 Chinese Silver Elephant Snuff Bottle Early 20th/late 19th century. A silver elephant form bottle, wide, engraved throughout, marked on underside and also with museum accession number; ht. 2.25 in. (without stand) $300 - $500 385 Chinese Carved Bamboo Snuff Bottle Chinese, early 20th century. An imperial form bottle with stylized design in low relief; ht. 2.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 386 Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles Chinese, 20th century. A group of seven painted porcelain snuff bottles, including five with figures in a landscape, unsigned, one with floral design, signed, and one with chickens, unsigned; tallest ht. 3.5 in. $100 - $200 387 Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Snuff Bottles Late 19th and early 20th century, a group of four (4) snuff bottles in blue and white or blue, red and white, one with Yongzheng? four character mark but not of the period; ht. of tallest 3.75 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $200 - $400 388 Chinese Porcelain and Enamel Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A porcelain bottle, well decorated with peaches and cranes, having heavy emerald enamel throughout, four character mark to underside, jadeite top; ht. 3.5 in. $200 - $400 389 Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A Peking glass bottle imitation of coral; ht. 3 in. $200 - $300 390 Chinese Inside Painted Snuff Bottle 20th century. An inside painted bottle with cats and birds, inscribed; ht. 3.5 in. $200 - $300 391 Chinese Gourd Shaped Porcelain Snuff Bottle 19th century, probably Guangxu Period. A porcelain bottle with warrior and bat design, four character mark to underside and early label. Coral stopper; ht. 3.25 in. $200 - $300 34

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392 Chinese Porcelain Fish Design Snuff Bottle Late 19th century. A porcelain bottle with enamel fish design, four character mark to underside and early label. Coral stopper; ht. 2.5 in. $200 - $300

401 Chinese Blue and White Scholar’s Scene Snuff Bottle 19th century. A blue and white bottle with scholar’s scene, coral stopper and six character mark to underside; ht. 3.5 in. $100 - $200

393 Chinese Paste Snuff Bottle Late 19th century. Porcelain bottle with applied paste relief; ht. 3.25 in. $100 - $200

402 Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottle with Immortals 19th century. A blue and white bottle with three immortals, nice coral stopper and signed to underside; ht. 3.5 in. $150 - $250

394 Chinese Paste Snuff Bottle Late 19th century. A paste applied porcelain bottle, marked to underside; ht. 3.5 in. $100 - $200 395 Chinese Archaic Glass Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. Borwn and yellow glass overlay, an archaic style bottle with stopper; ht. 2.75 in. $150 - $250 396 Chinese Gilt Copper and Enamel Snuff Bottle 19th century. Of small bottle form, the enamel having floral bordering and female figures, finely painted; with copper stopper having ivory spoon; ht. 1.75 in. $400 - $600 397 Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Leaf Snuff Bottle 19th century. A famille verte decorated snuff bottle in leaf form, leaf decoration to bottle. Archaic mark to underside and jadeite stopper; ht. 3.25 in. $200 - $300 398 Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle 19th century. A well painted famille rose bottle with figures in a landscape, the bottle spade shaped, jadeite stopper; ht. 2.5 in. $300 - $500 399 Chinese Famille Rose Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. Shrimped fish and carp decoration, unmarked; ht. 3.25 in. $100 - $200 400 Chinese White Porcelain Calligraphic Snuff Bottle 19th century. A white porcelain snuff bottle, small inked landscape decoration to one side, miniscule calligraphy to other side, finely detailed. Agate stopper; ht. 3 in. $300 - $500

403 Chinese Inside Painted Glass Snuff Bottle 20th century. A well painted inside bottle with cabbage and landscape; ht. 2.75 in. $150 - $250 404 Chinese Blue and White Snuff Bottle 18th/19th century. A blue and white bottle with copper red dragons, good darkening to foot, coral and brass stopper; ht. 4 in. $300 - $400 405 Chinese Cloisonne and Gilt Metal Snuff Bottle Late 19th/early 20th century. A cloisonne and gilt metal bottle, finely detailed with matching stopper; ht. 2.5 in. $250 - $350 406 Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle 19th century. A cloisonne bottle with dragon and flaming pearl; ht. 3.25 in. $200 - $300 407 A Small and Fine Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle 19th century. A cloisonne snuff bottle on purple ground, intricately laid dragon, flaming pearl and bordering design, with original stopper; ht. 2 in. $400 - $600 408 Asian Snuff Bottles and Boxes Chinese, Japanese and Tibetan, including the following: a peking glass (green) bottle, a pair of Tibetan bejeweled bottles, a yellow glass Chinese bottle, a pair of cloisonne snuff boxes, an agate bottle, a Japanese Royal Satsuma Cabinet vase, a red metal bottle appearing as coral, and finally a resin bottle in the manner of ivory; ht. of tallest 3.5 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $250 - $350


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409 Chinese Carved Horn Snuff Bottle Chinese, early 20th century. A carved and polished horn snuff bottle, the surface carved in low relief with scholars in a garden; ht. 3.5 in. $800 - $1,200 410 Rong Jiu Signed Snuff Bottle Painted snuff bottle, signed by Bi Rong Jiu (1874-1925), a pioneer of one school of snuff bottle making. Jiu made this bottle as a gift for Zhen Tang asking Tang to correct his shortcomings; ht. 3 in. $800 - $1,200 411 Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle 19th century. A Chinese red glass bottle with erotic subjects to both sides; ht. 2.25 in. $250 - $350 412 Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. Red Peking glass overlay with vines and gourds; ht. 2.75 in. $100 - $150 413 Chinese Glass Overlay Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A red glass overlay bottle with foo dog and dragon; ht. 3 in. $150 - $250

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414 Chinese Pink Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle 20th century. A pink glass overlay snuff bottle with grape and branch decoration; ht. 2.25 in. $100 - $200 415 Chinese Glass Overlay Snuff Bottle with Inside Painted Panels Blue glass overlay bottle, inside painted panels with bird decoration, tiger’s eye stopper; ht. 2.75 in. $200 - $300 416 Chinese Red Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle 20th century. Red overlay glass with boy on water buffalo; ht. 2.75 in. $150 - $250 417 Chinese Inside Painted Snuff Bottle Early 20th century, landscape and horse painted scenes; ht. 2.75 in. $100 - $200 418 Chinese Blue Peking Glass Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A slender blue snuff bottle with horning masks to sides; ht. 3.25 in. $250 - $350 419 Chinese Carved Buffalo Horn Snuff Bottle A buffalo horn carved snuff bottle; ht. 2.75 in. $200 - $300

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420 A Fine Chinese Carved Hornbill Snuff Bottle Late 19th/early 20th century. An intelligently carved hornbill bottle with hornbill stopper, relief carving of gourds and branches, the bottle well hollowed and curving; ht. 3.25 in. $800 - $1,200 421 Chinese Carved Hornbill Dragon Snuff Bottle Late 19th century. A carved hornbill bottle with dragon in relief, using the horn tip; ht. 3.75 in. $400 - $600 422 Chinese Reticulate Quartz Snuff Bottle 19th century. A fine quartz bottle with chihlong in relief; ht. 2.5 in. $300 - $500 423 Chinese Copper and Silver Inlay Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A copper bottle with faux foo handles, silver inlay; ht. 2.5 in. $200 - $300 424 A Fine Chinese Jadeite Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A well polished and formed jadeite bottle, the stone having traces of emerald to one side and relatively clean to the other side, coral stopper; ht. 3.5 in. $500 - $700

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425 A Chinese Celadon Jade Peach Form Snuff Bottle 19th/20th century. An evenly toned celadon jade stone, carved in peach form with leaf and bat relief, well polished. The stopper of coral and branch shaped; ht. 2.5 in. $400 - $600 426 Chinese Grey Jade Snuff Bottle 19th century. Of pebble form, a grey jade carved bottle with blackened areas; ht. 3.5 in. $400 - $600 427 Chinese Jade Rabbit Form Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A finely polished and stipple carved jade bottle, the stone having polished russet elements, miniature coral eye to the rabbit original to the bottle; ht. 2.25 in. $300 - $600 428 A Chinese Jade Hanging Snuff Bottle Probably 19th century. A well carved jade bottle, the stone of a light spinach tone with some russet, calligraphy to one side. The bottle having handles with string for hanging. Peking glass stopper; ht. 2.5 in. $300 - $500 429 Chinese Grey Jade Snuff Bottle 19th century. A well carved grey jade snuff bottle, incised carving with patterned robe, turning to drapes on other side; ht. 2.75 in. $400 - $600

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430 A Small Chinese Hanging Jade Snuff Bottle with Chain A jade bottle, well polished, carved together with hanging chain; overall ht. 4.75 in. $300 - $500

436 Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle A carved and inked figural snuff bottle, the ivory carved to reveal a woman atop elephant, head stopper; ht. 3 in. $200 - $300

431 Chinese Jadeite Pebble Form Snuff Bottle A jadeite pebble form snuff bottle, the stone having fine and natural emerald and russet tones, cvhihlong carved in low relief, pink tourmaline stopper; ht. 2.75 in. $600 - $800

437 Chinese Carved Amber Snuff Bottle 19th century. A carved amber bottle with some tranlucency, having immortal with double gourd, jadeite stopper; ht. 2.5 in. $200 - $300

432 Chinese 19th Century Dark Jade Snuff Bottle 19th century. A dark jade bottle, relief carving of archaic scrollwork and lingzhi design, coral stopper; ht. 2.5 in. $500 - $700

438 Chinese Ivory Scholar Carved Snuff Bottle Early 19th century. An ivory carved bottle, spade form, having relief carved scholars in landscapes, the bottle very slender and well hollowed; ht. 3 in. $300 - $500

433 Chinese 19th Century White Jade Snuff Bottle 19th century. A finely polished and carved white jade bottle with tourmaline stopper; ht. 2.25 in. $3,000 - $5,000

439 Chinese Ivory Cylindrical Snuff Bottle 19th century. A cylindrical ivory snuff bottle, finely carved landscape surround in low relief; ht. 2.75 in. $400 - $600

434 Chinese Polychromed Ivory Snuff Bottle Polychromed ivory carved snuff bottle of a woman on mule, museum accession number to underside; ht. 3.25 in. $100 - $150

440 Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle with Luohans 19th century. A finely carved and inked snuff bottle with luohans carved in surround amidst clouds, deep relief; ht. 3 in. $300 - $500

435 Chinese Polychromed Ivory Snuff Bottle Carved bottle with woman on ram, signed to underside and with head as stopper; ht. 2.75 in. $200 - $250

441 Chinese Ivory Snuff Bottle 19th century. A bulbous form bottle with finely detailed relief landscape having scholarly pursuits; ht. 3.25 in. $300 - $500


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442 Chinese Carved Ivory Double Fish Snuff Bottle A small carved ivory snuff bottle, with double fish carved to either side; ht. 2 in. $200 - $300 443 Chinese Carved Ivory Snuff Bottle A three sided carved ivory snuff bottle, having boys with scholar to each relief carved panel; ht. 4.25 in. $300 - $400 444 Chinese Carved Ivory Snuff Bottle Probably Cantonese, a fully surround carved ivory bottle with figures and matching stopper; ht. 2.75 in. $200 - $300 445 Chinese Fruit Form Agate Snuff Bottle 20th century. An agate snuff bottle in hardened fruit form, with encrusted leaves; ht. 3.25 in. $200 - $300 446 Chinese Agate Double Snuff Bottle A double snuff bottle in agate, well polished and hollowed, translucent agate stoppers to each; ht. 2.5 in. $300 - $400 447 Chinese Stone Snuff Bottle 20th century. A well polished stone bottle having the appearance of spinach jade, agate stopper; ht. 2.75 in. $150 - $250

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448 Chinese Blood Stone Snuff Bottle Well polished and carved blood stone bottle, coral stopper; ht. 3.25 in. $300 - $400 449 Chinese Soapstone Snuff Bottle 19th century. Squared form bottle with ivory stopper; ht. 2.5 in. $150 - $250 450 Chinese Agate Cameo Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A well polished agate bottle with agate cameo having horse and landscape relief; ht. 2.75 in. $300 - $400 451 Tube Shaped Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle 19th century. A tube shaped bottle in highly translucent agate, spinach toned, coral stopper; ht. 3.5 in. $300 - $500

455 Chinese Carved Turquoise Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. A carved turquoise snuff bottle with mouse and floral relief; ht. 2.75 in.. $300 - $400 456 Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle 20th century. An agate bottle with landscape carving; ht. 2 in. $100 - $200 457 Chinese Cinnabar Snuff Bottle 19th century. A rich and dark cinnabar carved bottle, auspicious symbols interspersed in carving; ht. 2.75 in. $500 - $700 458 Chinese Lapis Lazuli Snuff Bottle A small carved lapis snuff bottle with landscape, coral stopper; ht. 2 in. $300 - $500

452 Chinese Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle 19th century. A well carved and polished shadow agate bottle, having one translucent section; ht. 2.75 in. $250 - $350

459 Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle 20th century. A carved and polished agate bottle with bird, fish and lotus in relief; ht. 2.5 in. $250 - $350

453 Chinese Moss Agate Snuff Bottle Ealry 20th century. A moss agate or pudding stone snuff bottle,jadeite stopper; ht. 3 in. $250 - $350

460 Chinese Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle Chinese, 18th century. A well polished and hollowed crystal snuff bottle, having lion mask handles carved on the sides, with a coral, brass, and turquoise stopper; ht. 2.75 in. $400 - $600

454 Chinese Agate Double Gourd Snuff Bottle Early 20th century. An agate bottle in double gourd form, having branch relief, silver and enamel stopper; ht. 2.25 in. $300 - $400

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468 Chinese Gu Form Bronze Vase Chinese, 18th century. A bronze Gu form vase, finely cast and with central body having pair of archaic scrollwork plaques; ht. 12.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 469 Japanese Bronze Vase Japanese, 19th century. A bronze vase with a wide plate-like mouth, having numerous collection stickers on underside; ht. 11.5 in. $1,200 - $1,800 470 Pair of Chinese Bronze Censors 20th century. A pair of bronze censors, one atop hardwood stand; tallest ht. 7.5 in. $150 - $200 471 Chinese Bronze Censor 19th century. A bronze tripod censor, unmarked with oxidized and darkened patina with foliage-shaped handles; ht. 6.25 in. $400 - $600

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461 Chinese Hardstone Snuff Bottles 20th century. A collection of eight (8) snuff bottles, each of various hardstone and carved in the same form, foo handles with rings; ht. of each 2.5 in. Housed in custom box. $300 - $500

464 Chinese Silver Inlay Bronze Sensor Late 19th century. A fine sensor of bronze with a high copper content, having silver inlaid decoration of stylized show characters, six character Qianlong mark on base; ht. 8.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000

462 Chinese Carved Jadeite Snuff Bottle 20th century. A jadeite snuff bottle of a green with a slight lavender tone, carved with lingchih in fantastic rocks, without top; ht. 2 in. $400 - $600

465 Chinese Hu Form Bronze with Dragon Decoration 18th/19th century. A large bronze Hu form vase, archaic dragons in casting and rope handles; ht. 19.5 in. $4,000 - $6,000

463 Chinese Bronze Tri-pod Bulbous Censer Chinese, probably 18th century. A finely cast censer with gold speckle design, with short tri-pod feet, having a six character Xuande mark on underside; ht. 5 in. $800 - $1,200

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466 Chinese Yuan Bronze Vessel Chinese, Yuan period. A bronze vessel with dragon form jump ring handles and bands of archaic decoration, with oxidized patina; ht. 14 in. Ex Sotheby’s NY, Sale # 5213, Jun 13th, 1984, Lot 67 $5,000 - $7,000 467 Chinese Bronze Dragon Handled Vessel Chinese, 19th-20th century. An archaic form vase with phoenixform handles, archaic scrollwork throughout body; ht. 13.75 in. $1,200 - $1,800

472 19th Century Gilt Bronze Miniature Tibetan Bronzes Tibetan, 19th century. A group of three (3) miniature gilt bronze images, two (2) of Kubera, one (1) of Tara, with gilt mostly intact; tallest ht. 1.75 in. $400 - $600 473 Tibetan Gilt Bronze Deity China, 19th century. A gilt bronze image of Ghana, inset with glass jewels, separate base casting; ht. 11.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 474 Nepalese Bronze of Tara 19th century. A bronze of seated Tara, on stand with with accompanying export documents and seals; ht. of bronze 3.25 in. $600 - $800 475 Chinese Bronze Scepter, Jade Enamel Chinese, 20th century. An unusual ruyi scepter, in bronze, cast to appear as knotted wood, inset with white jade and deep spinach jade in a design of peaches and foliage; lg. 11.5 in. $2,500 - $3,500 476 Chinese Archaic Bronze Libation Cup Chinese, probably Ming period. A bronze libation cup, having a wide handle with a dragon at the connection, chihlong figures in surround, unmarked; ht. 3 in. $1,200 - $1,800


477 Sino-Tibetan Bronze Buddha Ming period. A dark patinated bronze Maitreya figure seated on a double lotus throne; ht. 12 in. Purchased from Hartman Rare Art, NY6/11/1984 $3,000 - $5,000 478 Chinese Gilt Bronze Deity Sino-Tibetan, 19th century. A figure of a four armed divinity of cold goldpaste decoration set with jeweled inlays; ht. 8.75 in. $2,000 - $3,000

480 Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Deity Sino-Tibetan, 19th century. A gilt bronze figure of Amytaus seated; ht. 8 in. $1,200 - $1,800 481 Sino-Tibetan Bronze Figure Sino-Tibetan, 19th century. A seated Manjushri figure with rapier, two castings of base and figure; ht. 12 in. $1,200 - $1,800

479 Burmese Bronze Seated Buddha Burmese, early 20th century. A Shan State image of the Buddha in the earth witnessing mudra, with inlaid wood panels; ht. 8.5 in. $600 - $800

482 Tibetan Bronze Manjushri Tibetan. A gilt bronze figure of Manjushri, the figure inlaid with coral and turquoise painted details, very sharply cast and with much gilt preserved, gold showing through to face, remnants of blue remain on hair, lengthy inscription on reverse side; ht. 13.5 in. $20,000 - $30,000 483 Gilt Bronze Sino Tibetan Figure Early 20th century. A gilt bronze figure of Kubera seated atop a lion; ht. 4.25 in. $2,500 - $3,500 484 Chinese Bronze Ritual Bells Chinese, 19th century. A pair of bronze bells with vadra tops; ht. 9 in. $800 - $1,200 485 Tibetan Bronze of Yamantaka Tibetan, 19th century. A silver gilt bronze of a standing Yamantaka; ht. 7.5 in. $3,000 - $4,000

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486 A Set of Five Archaic Chinese Bronze Bells Chinese, archaic. A set of five (5) bronze bells cast in relief with each side displaying rows of geometric scroll work and raised bosses, both sides containing a centrally located vertical panel one of which is decorated with two rows of Chinese script, the scroll work continues on the horizontal panel below and on the top of the bell which is surmounted by an eight-sided columnar handle with an attached ring; ht. of largest 15.5 in. $6,000 - $7,000 487 Rare Chinese Bronze Basket Form Vase Chinese, 19th century. A bronze vase cast in the form of a basket; ht. 4.5 in. $1,200 - $1,800

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488 Large Chinese Bronze Bowl 19th century. A large bronze center bowl on rosewood stand, relief casting throughout; diameter 12 in. $1,200 - $1,800 489 Han Period Bronze Ritual Vessel Chinese, Han period. An archaic ritualstyle vessel on tripod legs, with traces of painted decoration remaining; ht. 8.5 in. $4,000 - $6,000 490 Chinese Gold Splashed Bronze Sensor Chinese, 20th century. A fine gold splashed bronze sensor, with six character Jiajing mark to underside; dia. 7.75 in. $2,000 - $3,000 491 Indian Bronze Shiva Figure Indian, 20th century. A bronze image of Shiva in poverty; ht. 6.5 in. $200 - $300

492 Tang Dynasty Chinese Bronze Mirror Tang Dynasty. A bronze mirror with archaic relief; diameter 4 in. Ex Collection of John Pope, Wash D.C.; Emirates Curator of Freer Gallery; Avrid Gallery, San Francisco $800 - $1,200 493 Pair of Chinese Gilt Bronze Mat Weights 17th/18th century. A pair of mat weights with much remaining gilt; each diameter 2.25 in. $800 - $1,200 494 Chinese Gilt Bronze Seated Buddha 20th century. A Buddha seated on lotus; ht. 16.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 495 Thai Bronze Walking Buddha 19th century. A standing bronze Buddha on wood base; 26.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000


496 Chinese Yuan Dynasty Bronze Figure Chinese, Yuan dynasty. A bronze and dry lacquer figure of a Buddha seated on a double throne, well cast; ht. 12.25 in. Ex Nagatani Inc, Chicago, IL $3,000 - $5,000 497 Pair of Chinese Bronze and Ivory Elephants Ealry 20th century. A pair of hollow cast elephants, each with ivory tusks; ht. of largest 10.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 498 Chinese Bronze Horse and Scholar Incense Burner Chinese, 19th century. An incense burner in the form of a scholar on horseback, unmarked; ht. 6.75 in. $500 - $700 499 Thai Bronze Seated Buddha Figure Thai, early 20th century. A bronze casting of a seated Buddha on a lotus throne, oxidized with traces of gilt, spinach jade glass remaining; ht. 9.5 in. $800 - $1,200 500 Pair of Chinese Bronze Figures Chinese, 20th century. A pair of small gilt bronze figures of Buddha saints; ht. of tallest 4.75 in. $800 - $1,200 501 Chinese Bronze Guanyin 20th century. A Ming-style gilt bronze image of a Guanyin, the figure seated on a triple lotus throne, unmarked; ht. 12.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 502 Chinese Bronze Kunti Chinese, 20th century. A fine and crisp casting of Kunti, the god of war, atop cloud, encircling dragon, and separately cast naginata; ht. 22 in. including weapon. $2,000 - $4,000 503 Chinese Silver and Enamel Vase Early 20th century. A fine silver and enamel decorated vase having phoenix handles and decoration of filigree work, the enamel set with cabochons of carnelian, turquoise, and lapis lazuli, marked silver at underside; ht. 8.25 in. $800 - $1,200

504 Pair of Chinese Silver Ingots Guangxu mark and period. A pair of silver ingots, pure silver. Weight 4.388 troy ounces. $800 - $1,200 505 Chinese Silver Currency Bars Each 3.5 x 2 in. $800 - $1,200 506 Tibetan Hardstone Overlay Ingots and Silver Currency 6 total, including four ingots with silver overlay, and also two silver bars with relief design; bars 4 x 2 in. $400 - $600 507 Large Chinese Limestone Guanyin Possibly Northern Wei (386-557). Limestone, well carved robed Guanyin, later gilt and red remnants, on tiered wood stand; overall ht. 32 in. $3,000 - $5,000 508 Chinese Lacquered Wood Buddhist Carving Chinese, 19th century. A red and gold lacquered and carved wood figure of a buddhist, presented on a fitted stand; ht. 8 in. $500 - $800 509 Chinese Temple Carving of Guanyin 19th century. A guanyin, carved with rocky backdrop and figure in gilt; ht. 11.5 in. $400 - $600 510 Chinese Carved and Polychrome Guanyin Figure Probably early 20th century. A seated Guanyin temple carving on lotus base; ht. 19 in. $500 - $700 511 Chinese Gilt Wood Attendant Ming Dynasty, a gilt and lacquer standing Buddha figure; ht. 16 in. Purchased from Lark Mason Assoc. $1,200 - $1,800 512 Chinese Bronze Seated Buddha 20th century. Sino-Tibetan Buddha in bronze; ht. 13 in. $200 - $400 513 Indian Sculpture Fragment Indian, 200 A.D. A limestone sculpture fragment; ht. 4, wd. 6, dp. 4 in. $300 - $500

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514 Thai Bronze Seated Buddha Figure Thai, ca. 1920. A bronze seated Buddha figure in the earth witness mudra, having a surface with gold, black, and red lacquer; ht. 7 in. $200 - $300 515 Chinese Lotus Flower Watercolor Watercolor on paper, with two red seals l.l.; 48.5 x 27.75 in. $1,000 - $1,500 516 Chinese Wall Panels Chinese. Two painted wall panels, each unsigned; 29.75 x 12 in. $100 - $200 517 Chinese Qing Dynasty Scroll with Guanyin 19th century. Guanyin, standing, watercolor and gouache on paper, unsigned; 20 x 14 in. $150 - $300 518 Cantonese Watercolor Botanicals with Insects Cantonese, early 19th century. A pair of framed works depicting botanicals, each inscribed as to the species; largest 10.5 x 14.25 in. $200 - $300 519 Chinese Scroll in Box Japanese, early 20th century. A watercolor scroll in its original box, signed on scroll’s outside and with marking on work itself, the work having a bird in a flowering tree and having brocade mounts; work measures 8 x 5.25 in. $150 - $250 520 Cantonese Watercolor Interior Scene 19th century. A Chinese watercolor and gouache painting on rice paper of an interior, skillfully executed, unsigned; 12 x 7.5 in. $300 - $500 521 Chinese Watercolor 20th century. A Chinese landscape watercolor, narrative and seal u.r., additional seal l.l.; 26.5 x 13 in. (sight) $300 - $500 522 Chinese Watercolor, 19th Century 19th century. A Chinese watercolor of a chick, with seal in upper left; 19.5 x 12 in. (sight) $300 - $500

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523 Chinese Scroll after Xu Bei Hong 20th century, after the artist. Image 19 x 9 in. $800 - $1,200 524 Chinese 19th Century Watercolor Late 19th century. Watercolor on silk, bamboo frame, depicting figures on waves of fire; 16 x 22.5 in. (sight) $1,000 - $1,500 525 Large Chinese Scroll Painting Late 19th-early 20th century. A large, framed, watercolor scroll painting, mounted and executed to reveal a peacock; 54 x 31 in. (sight) $2,000 - $4,000 526 Chinese Scroll Chinese, 20th century. A hanging scroll with decorations of insects and a cabbage plant; 62 x 20 in. (unrolled), 37 x 17 in. (image area) $300 - $500

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527 Collection of Chinese Books A group of four books with woodblocks prints, each Chinese and early 20th century. $200 - $400 528 Chinese Watercolor by Zhou Jin Zhou Jin (Chinese, 20th century). A watercolor on paper, signed and titled, identified on verso; 16 x 9 in. $800 - $1,200 529 No Lot 530 No Lot 531 Tibetan hanging Thangka on Silk Tapestry Tibetan, early 20th century. A thangka depicting a Manjushri surrounded by lineage deities, watercolor and gouache on paper, the work mounted on silk; work measuring 26 x 19 in. $500 - $700

532 Hanging Tibetan Thangka Tibetan, 20th century. A thangka depicting figure of Amida, on elaborate silk hanging; 27.5 x 17.5 in. (sight) $400 - $600 533 Tibetan Thangka Painting with Inscription 19th century or earlier. A Tibetan Thangka painting with extensive inscription in lower margin; 24.25 x 16.25 in. (sight) $1,000 - $1,500 534 Tibetan Thangka 19th century. A Thangka with in gouache, red inscription on verso; 26 x 19 in. $1,000 - $1,500


535 Fine Collection of Tibetan Overlay Teapots Tallest 3.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 536 Chinese Inkstone Chinese, 20th century. An inkstone in the form of a book, having polychrome and gilt motifs depicting a scholar and an attendant in an exterior scene with animals, in front of a mountainous landscape, with calligraphic script on the front and back, having a four-character artist’s mark on back, housed in a cloth box; inkstone lg. 5.75, wd. 3.25 in. Property of the Zeiser Museum, St. Louis, MO $800 - $1,200 537 Chinese Lacquered Basketry Boxes 19th century. A large pair of Chinese or Ryuku Island basketry boxes, lacquered in red, black and gold decoration depicting the hundred antiques; each ht. 8.25 in. $800 - $1,000 538 Chinese Official’s Winter Cap Early 20th century. An official’s tassled winter cap with a blue button indicating that the official was of the third rank; ht. 7 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $100 - $200 539 Chinese Embroidered Silk Shoes Chinese. A pair of red silk shoes with embroidered flowers; lg. 5.5 in. $100 - $200 540 Chinese Household Divinity Statue Late 19th century. A wood carving of a household divinity, lacquered and gilt reside remaining; ht. 17 in. $150 - $250 541 Chinese Agalloch Wood Carving of Scholars Chinese, 19th century. An agalloch wood carving of Hehe Erxian; ht. 5 in. Ex Collection Bernard Fishman, NY $1,000 - $1,500

542 19th Century Chinese “Screen” Clock Early 19th century. With rosewood case, highly carved base. Double fusee movement striking the hours and quarters. Crown wheel escapement and center seconds. Brass dial surround includes an aperature showing Chinese calendar symbols. Currently running, with key; ht. 20 in. $2,000 - $3,000 543 Pair of Rare Lacquered Ming Boxes Chinese. A pair of rare Ming Ryukyu Islands basketry boxes, the surfaces lacquered with figures in landscapes in an extensive home, with one containing a poetic inscription, signed; ht. 3.25, wd. 6.5, dp. 6.5 in. $3,000 - $4,000 544 A Chinese Carved HexagonalForm Wood Brushpot Chinese, 20th century. A finely carved hexagonal-form brushpot made from boxwood and adorned with six panels of bamboo shoots and flowering branches; ht. 7.25 in. $700 - $1,000 545 Chinese Zitan Carved Brush Pot Chinese, early 20th century. Zitan wood brush pot, very finely carved in relief to reveal scholars in mountainous terrain; ht. 6 in. $800 - $1,200 546 Chinese Ink Block 20th century. An ink block with narrative scene carved and signed; lg. 7.25 in. $500 - $700 547 A Chinese Carved Bamboo Tea Caddy with Hinged Lid Chinese, late 19th century. A finely carved bamboo tea caddy with hinged lid and interior metal lining, adorned with scenes of figures in a garden and reserved with phoenixes; ht. 6.75 in. $400 - $600 548 A Chinese Carved-Wood Guanyin Figure with Lute Chinese, early 20th century. A carved wood figure of Guanyin wearing a long flowing robe and playing a lute, ivory inlays to eyes, all mounted on an ebonized wood base; ht. including base 11 in. $300 - $500

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549 A Chinese Carved Water Buffalo with Boy and Peach Chinese, 19th century. An intricately carved recumbent water buffalo with three of its legs tucked underneath its body and tail curled around its haunches, the head raised and turned sharply to the right where a boy holding a peach clings to its back, the wood of ebonized tone (possibly zitan) with ivory and glass inlays; lg. 17 in. $2,500 - $3,500 550 A Chinese Carved-Wood Scene with Reticulated Frame and Stand Chinese, 20th century. A wood panel finely carved with four figures ascending a rocky inclined slope, all within a reticulated frame and raised on a matching stand; ht. 12 in. $1,000 - $1,500 551 A Circular Chinese Burlwood Box and Cover with Ivory Inlays Chinese, early 20th century. The rounded cover is decorated with a central ivory Bodhisattvas encircled by two alternating bands of stylized ivory faces and quatrefoil flowerheads. The box is decorated with an alternating band of Bodhisattvas and quatrefoil flowerheads; dia. 5 in. $300 - $500 552 A Chinese Gilt Wood Scenic Carving with Two Figures Chinese, late 19th/early 20th century. A gilt wood carving of one seated figure wearing a robe and one standing figure holding a basket, all within a wooded landscape, with its original polychrome paint and gilt decoration; ht. 8 in. $500 - $700 553 A Carved Chinese Rosewood Brushpot Chinese, 20th century. A rosewood brush pot with Chinese script carved along one side of its cylindrical exterior, displays an attractive brown grain with red undertones; ht. 5.25 in. $500 - $600 554 Coral Carving of a Maiden with Fan Chinese, plush red coral maiden holding fan, on stand; ht. 5.25 in. (w/ stand) $500 - $700

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555 Chinese Coral Carving of Shoulau with Child 19th century. A coral carved figural group with good color; ht. with stand 4 in. $300 - $500 556 Chinese Coral Carving of Scholar on Rock 19th century. A very finely conceived carving in coral, depicting a scholar on a rock, the coral toned portion with scholar, naturally turning to darker coral; ht. 2.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000 557 Chinese Carved Coral Elephant and Rider Early 20th century. A coral carving of female figure riding elephant, monkey at helm; ht. 4.75 in. $1,500 - $2,500 558 Chinese Carved Coral Buddha on Rock Early 20th/late 19th century. A carved Buddha on rock; ht. 3 in. $800 - $1,200 558

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559 Fine and Large Paktong Ruyi Incense Clock Late 19th century. A large incense clock on original teak stand. Made for Ting Lun (Yun). Cover pattern is “passage from the book of changes, playing on the lute, meditating to purge the heart of envy and meanness, made by Moon Lake.” Hallmarked: Wan Shu hang made it. Seven total pieces including stand. Paktong and copper; lg. 19.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 560 Large Square Paktong Chinese Incense Clock Late 19th century. Paktong incense clock, cover depicting monk and child, with sides engraved, and marked for Han Gee; oah 8 in. Contains six pieces plus the stand. $1,500 - $2,500

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561 Round Pewter Chinese Incense Clock Ca. 1900. A round petwer incense clock, marked for Thu Ning, Sang Tou, Yan Ho Shan. Cover decorated with 8 trigrams, and containing 5 pieces (missing spoon). ht. 3.5 in. $400 - $500 562 Chinese Urn Shaped Paktong Incense Clock 20th century. A paktong incense clock in form of censor, marked Yen Ho Shan (a store in Canton), including six pieces and with engraving to sides; ht. 5.75 in. $150 - $250 563 Chinese Copper Incense Clock Late 19th century. A copper incense clock, Quarter Octagon shaped, with 5 pieces and missing key. Cover reads Moon Lake, imitation of the ancients, and made in Stone Harbor by Li-Hsueh-yu; lg. 5 in. $800 - $1,000


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564 Wanli Cloisonne Basin Chinese, Wanli period. A cloisonne wash basin depicting foo dogs with borders of stylized lotus scrolling, with Wanli mark on side; dia. 21 in. Purchased from Marchant and Son, London $6,000 - $8,000 565 Chinese Cloisonne Gilt Wine Cup and Stand Chinese, 19th century. A cloisonne wine cup and stand with cloud shaped handles, lotus shaped support and decorations of stylized lotus flowers on a blue ground; stand dia. 5.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000 566 Chinese Bronze and Champleve Vase Chinese, ca 1890. A champleve vase with decorations of flowers on a brick red ground, ht. 22 in. $300 - $500

567 Chinese Mud Man Garden From the Eli Lilly Collection Early 20th century. A mud man situated in garden, porcelain planter and tree; ht. 15 in. Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections Collected by Eli Lilly (Indiana, 18851977), ca 1920s-1940s to furnish the “Chinese House” on the Conner Prairie Historic Park property $200 - $300 568 Chinese Cloisonne and Hardstone Planter Early 20th century. A cloisonné planter of stylized lotus scrolls on turquoise ground containing a tree composed of wire braches and “jade” leaves of amethyst, agate, and glass; ht. 13.5 in. Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections Collected by Eli Lilly (Indiana, 18851977), ca 1920s-1940s to furnish the “Chinese House” on the Conner Prairie Historic Park property $150 - $300

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569 Chinese Carved Jade Hanging Early 20th/late 19th century. A necklace with jade tube carving, the jade nephrite and with mountains, clouds and fisherman in relief, slight russet areas; lg. of jade 3.75 in. $500 - $800 570 Chinese Agate Pendant Chinese, 20th century. Pendant of agate, brown natural marking throughout, relief carved to reveal scholar, frog and bat; ht. of pendant 2.25 in. $200 - $300 571 Collection of Chinese Jade Carvings 20th century and earlier. A group of four carvings, including a large jade beast, incised hair, also a seal with ruyi positioned atop, and a white jade plaque, and finally a small fish, probably Ming Period; beast is the largest carving; lg. 3.75 in. $1,000 - $1,500

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572 A Chinese Carved Lotus Shaped Clay Brush Holder Chinese, late 19th century. A Yixing ware paperweight in the shape of a lotus root, incised carving and signature of Chen Min Yuan; lg. 7.25 in. $700 - $1,000

575 Chinese Carp Form Porcelain Water Coupe Chinese, 20th century. A porcelain water coupe in San-tsai glaze, in the form of carp in water, four character stamped mark to underside; ht. 2.5 in. $300 - $500

573 Chinese Hardstone Flower Pots on Rosewood Stand 20th century. A pair of hardstone and metalwork flowers pots, one on cloisonne base, another on Chinese imari pot, with six character blue underglaze mark, each situated on a shimmering rosewood stand; ht. of tallest pot 9 in. $500 - $700

576 Outstanding Chinese Ming Style Roof Tile Chinese, ca. 1920s. A roof tile decorated with a figure on horseback; ht. 13 in. All housed on plexiglass stand custom fitted. $2,500 - $3,500

574 San-tsai Foo Dog Roof Tile Chinese, 20th century. A San-tsai glaze pottery roof tile in the form of a foo dog; ht. 8 in. $250 - $350

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577 Large Chinese Rock Crystal Carvings Chinese, 19th century. A pair of superbly-carved phoenix figures in rock crystal, the crystal very translucent; ht. of each 9.25 in. $10,000 - $15,000

578 Chinese Lapis Lazuli Incense Burner Chinese, early 20th century. A lapis lazuli incense burner carved in the form of an archaic ritual bronze with scroll work design and beast form handles; ht. without stand 2.25 in. $4,000 - $6,000 579 Chinese Archaic Jade Belt Buckle Probably 19th century. A black and celadon jade dragon buckle; lg. 6.5 in. $600 - $800 580 Pair of Chinese Jade Dragon Belt Hooks 20th century. A pair of dragon belt hooks in box, each well polished and with russet markings, longest 5 in. $1,500 - $2,500 581 Chinese Zitan and Jade Figure 20th century. A zitan and jade figure of Guanyin; ht. 12.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000


582 A Pair of Chinese Monochrome Baluster Vases Chinese, 19th century. A pair of black monochrome vases. The black thinning to light brown and tapering at the rim ending in large droplets at foot, each unmarked; ht. of each 11.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000 583 A Chinese Monochrome Black Vase Chinese, early 20th century. A heavy glazed monochrome black vase, the black tapering to a light brown at rim; ht. 11.5 in. $300 - $500 584 A Chinese Porcelain Daoist Immortal Seated Figure Chinese, 20th century. A painted porcelain of a Daoist Immortal seated male figure wearing a long flowing blue robe with gilt accents and holding a fly whisk, the base bears an impressed maker’s mark in Chinese; ht. 11 in. $600 - $800

588 Zeng Longsheng (Chinese, 1901-1964), Female Immortal Porcelain Figure Zeng Longsheng (Chinese, 19011964). Ca 1930, painted porcelain of a female immortal figure wearing a long flowing red robe and holding a lotus flower, stamped “China” in red letters on the base and bears an impressed maker’s mark in Chinese; ht. 15.5 in. $20,000 - $30,000 589 Rare Red Porcelain Guanyin Chinese. A red porcelain Guanyin in flowing robes, holding a scroll and seated on a lingbi base with a tripod censor beside her. Unmarked; tallest ht. 7.5 in. (19.1 cm). $3,000 - $4,000 590 Chinese Soapstone Guanyin Chinese, 20th century. A butterscotch-colored soapstone carving of a standing Guanyin, wearing flowing robes with inscribed visvavajra designs, one hand holding a bottle, unmarked; ht. 10.5 in. $1,500 - $3,000

585 A Chinese Porcelain Figure of the God of Wealth Chinese, early 20th century. A painted porcelain of the god of Wealth, a standing male figure wearing a long flowing robe with shades of red, blue, yellow, and green and holding a ruyi, the base bears an impressed maker’s mark in Chinese and an inscription in pencil; ht. 17 in. $500 - $700

591 Chinese Cloisonne Scholar’s Screen Chinese. A cloisonne scholar’s screen having a five-clawed dragon and phoenix chasing a fiery pearl surrounded by wispy clouds with four Chinese characters on a blue ground on one side, the reverse with floral motifs on a blue ground, on a wooden stand; screen ht. 14, wd. 20 in. $800 - $1,200

586 A Chinese Porcelain Figure of a Daoist Immortal Chinese, ca 1950s. A painted porcelain of a male Daoist Immortal figure on a rock, wearing a long flowing white robe with yellow, green, pink, blue, and gilt accents and holding a fan, the base bears an impressed maker’s mark in Chinese; ht. 17 in. $1,000 - $1,500

592 Chinese Cloisonne Ginger Jars Middle 20th century. A pair of cloisonne ginger jars with lids; ht. 10.5 in. $200 - $300

587 Zeng Longsheng (Chinese, 1901-1964), Male Porcelain Figure Zeng Longsheng (Chinese, 19011964). Ca 1930, painted porcelain of a male historical figure wearing a blue robe and holding a bamboo shaft, stamped “China” in red letters on the base and bears an impressed maker’s mark in Chinese; ht. 15 in. $20,000 - $30,000

593 Chinese Cloisonne Cricket Cage 20th century. An export cloisonne and metalwork cricket cage, unusual form, with charms at top, marked on underside; ht. 5.25 in. $200 - $300 594 Collection of Chinese Cloisonne and Cinnabar Each 20th century. A group of 10 pieces cloisonne, including vases, large bowl and small dishes, all unmarked. Also, three pieces of molded cinnabar; tallest 5.25 in. $200 - $400

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595 Chinese Champleve and Cloisonne 20th century. Includes a large cloisonne over bronze vase, as well as 4 pieces cloisonne; ht of tallest 12 in. $50 - $100 596 Large Pair of Cloisonne Lions 20th century; ht. of each 13.5 in. $400 - $600 597 Pair of Chinese Cloisonne Dogs 20th century. A pair of cloisonne dogs; ht. of each 4 in. $100 - $200 598 Chinese Cloisonne Jewelry Box 20th century. Yellow ground, butterfly decoration; lg. 6 in. $100 - $150 599 Chinese Cloisonne Box with Reticulated Jade Plaque Chinese, early 20th century. A rectangular cloisonné box with an inlayed jade plaque, carved with stylized birds and flowers; lg. 6.5 in. $300 - $400 600 Chinese Cloisonne Over Porcelain Vase 20th century. A yellow ground cloisonne vase over porcelain shell; ht. of vase 13 in. $200 - $300 601 Chinese Cloisonne Vase Chinese, 20th century. A balusterform cloisonne vase, having a ruyi border at the mouth and shoulder, with a lappet border at the foot, the body having chrysanthemum, bird, and lotus flower motifs, all on a blue ground, unmarked; ht. 20, dia. 10 in. $250 - $350 602 Large Chinese Imari Punchbowl Chinese, 19th century. A large Imari punchbowl, the interior decoration of an underglaze blue dragon with borders of mandarin ducks and flowering trees, the exterior with brocade patterns in landscape reserves, in carved fitted rosewood stand, Chenghua mark to underside; dia. 14.25 in. $800 - $1,200 603 Chinese Imari Charger Chinese, 19th century. A porcelain Imari charger with central decoration of phoenixes in underglaze blue and with a border of shi shi dogs and peonies in red on a gold ground; six character Ming mark to underside; dia. 16.25 in. $300 - $500 SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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604 Chinese Copper Red Floral Bowl Chinese, mid 20th century. A finely painted copper red porcelain bowl decorated with open rose flowers, shou characters at center on a dark blue ground, Yongzheng mark on base; ht. 3 in. $400 - $600 605 Chinese Blue Ground Bowl Chinese, 20th century. A dark blue ground bowl having decoration of stylized lotus scrolls surmounted by shou letters, open rose flowers, Yongzheng mark to underside; ht. 2.25 in. $300 - $500 606 Chinese Lotus Bowl Chinese, 20th century. Chinese export bowl with famille rose exterior design of lotus petals, blue and white interior with central shou character and stylized scroll, design, six character Guangxu mark to underside; ht. 3.25 in. $500 - $700 607 Chinese Celadon Reticulated Jar Chinese, 20th century. A celadon toned reticulated jar having famille rose decoration in enamel along foot and rim, decorated with a Qianlong mark; ht. 4.25 in. $300 - $500

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608 Chinese Porcelain Seal Box Chinese, 19th century. A porcelain seal box having an orange ground with a decoration of gilt flowers, a central reserve of clouds and bats, Qianlong mark; dia. 3.5 in. $200 - $300

612 Fine Chinese Carved Duan Inkstone Chinese, 20th century. A duan inkstone with a carved scenic top, all housed above a rosewood appearing stand; lg. 7.25 in. $800 - $1,200

609 Pair of Chinese Copper Ground Gu Vases Chinese, late 19th century. A fine pair of copper ground vases, gu form, enamel decorated plaques with reserves of birds and flowers, gilded Qianlong marks; ht. of each 11.75 in. $600 - $800

613 Chinese Bamboo Water Pot 20th century. A finely carved bamboo water pot, the texture of the bamboo very clear; diameter 3.25 in. $200 - $300

610 Chinese Buddhist Altar Ornament Chinese, 19th century. A tall porcelain ornament from a Buddhist altar having famille rose and gilt decoration to base and stem, with a lotus flower supporting the sacred parasol, Qianlong mark on base; overall ht. 11.75 in. $1,000 - $1,500 611 Chinese Peking Glass Cameo Coup Chinese, early 20th century. A pink Peking glass cameo dish with stylized floral design and decoration of mandarin ducks and various seals, Qianlong mark to underside; ht. 2.25 in. $300 - $400

614 Chinese Soapstone Guanyin Early 20th century. A well carved soapstone Guanyin, seated holding scroll on base; ht. 6 in. $400 - $600 615 Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin Chinese, early 20th century. A blanc de chine Guanyin figure with upraised hand, on lotus base; ht. 9.5 in. $300 - $500 616 Chinese Peach Bloom Brushpot Chinese, 20th century. A beehive porcelain brushpot with peach bloom glaze and carved dragon roundels, Kangxi six character mark to underside; ht. 4.5 in. $500 - $700 617 Large Chinese Rectangular Ink Block 20th century. A rectangular ink block, with gilt carving having narrative; lg. 8.5 in. $800 - $1,200


618 Large Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin Porcelain, a large Guanyin with scepter; ht. 20 in. $1,000 - $1,500 619 Chinese Blue Ground Fish Bowl Early 20th century. A well decorated bowl with blue ground, having bird and flower decoration; ht. 11.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 620 Rare Imperial Xuantong Porcelain Dish Chinese, Xuantong period. A yellow porcelain saucer dish, with Xuantong mark; dia. 5.5 in. Published in Anthony J. Allen, Authentication of Later Chinese Porcelain (fig. 78.1 (a)) Ex Collection Anthony J. Allen, New Zealand $2,000 - $3,000 621 Chinese Turquoise Crackled Ice Dish Qianlong mark and period. A turquoise galzed dish; dia. 4 in. $800 - $1,200 622 Dowager Sepia Decorated Dishes Chinese, early 20th century. A pair of dowager saucer dishes with sepia decoration of flowers on a yellow ground; dia. of each 5.75 in. $2,000 - $3,000 623 Pair of Covered Baluster Jars Chinese, Jiaqing mark and period (late in period). A pair of porcelain covered baluster jars with iron red decoration of fish on a patterned ground of waves, presented with hard wood stands; ht.17 in. $6,000 - $8,000 624 Chinese Celadon Dragon Vase Chinese, 19th century. A large dragon vase with celadon ground; ht. 24 in. $800 - $1,200 625 Chinese Celadon Tri-Gram Cong Vase 20th century, but with Xuantong Mark; ht. 11 in. $800 - $1,200 626 Pair of Yongzheng Style Cabinet Vases A pair of 20th century cabinet vases, each with artemisia leaf mark to underside; ht. of each 4.5 in. $150 - $250

627 A Chinese Porcelain Cylindrical Brushpot with Calligraphy Chinese, 20th century. A porcelain brush pot with Chinese script painted in blue around the entirety of its cylindrical exterior, displays an ironred seal and leaf along one of its sides, marked on base; ht. 6.5 in. $600 - $800 628 A Chinese Incised Yellow-Glaze Bottle Vase Chinese, 20th century. A yellow-glaze bottle vase with incised decorations of two phoenixes flying among clouds, all framed between bands of lappets at the foot, shoulder, and mouth, with a network of leaf designs ascending the lower portion of the neck, Ming mark on base; ht. 13 in. $400 - $500 629 A Large Chinese Porcelain Moon Flask with Dragons Chinese, 20th century. A large porcelain moon flask decorated with a pair of forward-facing dragons flying amidst stylized clouds and bats above a sea of turbulent waves, a pair of dragon scroll handles flank the neck, all in shades of red, green, yellow, and blue, Qianlong mark on base; ht. 20.25 in. $800 - $900 630 A Large Chinese Porcelain HuForm Vase with Fish Chinese, 20th century. A large porcelain vase of hu form decorated with eleven carp swimming amidst stylized floral motifs, all reserved against a pale green ground with bands of geometric decorations at the foot and rim, two yellow scroll handles with blue trim flank the shoulder, Qianlong mark on base; ht. 17.5 in. $1,000 - $1,100 631 A Large Chinese Porcelain HuForm Vase with Phoenix and Flowers Chinese, 20th century. A large porcelain vase of hu form decorated with two panels of birds and phoenix in a wooded landscape, each panel is surrounded by stylized floral motifs and reserved against a yellow ground, bands of pink and green geometric motifs cover the foot and rim, two red scroll handles flank the shoulder, Qianlong mark on base; ht. 18 in. $1,000 - $1,100

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632 A Very Fine Meiji Royal Satsuma Dish Japanese, Meiji Period. Stoneware tea bowl, late 19th century, Satsuma ware, decoration of women viewing cherry blossoms on interior, exterior with floral and children playing, signed Tozan; ht. of dish 2 in., ht. of box 3.75 in. Specific provenance notes retained within box. $3,000 - $5,000 633 Japanese Enamel Scenic Dish on Stand Japanese, Meiji period. A porcelain dish with enamel decoration of two scholars viewing the moon, Kutani on base; ht. 2.5 in. $300 - $500 634 Japanese Satsuma Vase with Samuri Battle 19th century. A Satsuma vase, having relief dragons, dense enamel decoration and a scenic battle scene, unmakred; ht. 7.25 in. $400 - $600 635 Small Japanese Scenic Satsuma Vase Japanese, late 19th century. A small bulbous vase with reserves of women in gardens on a floral strewn dark cobalt ground; ht. 3.5 in. $200 - $300 636 Pair of Japanese Satsuma Vases Japanese, ca 1880. A pair of Satsuma enameled vases of birds and flowers, enriched by gilding, no marks; ht. 10 in. $800 - $1,200 637 Japanese Satsuma Lamps Japanese, 20th century. A pair of Satsuma vases fitted as lamps, with polychrome figural decoration, on square footed vases; vase ht. 21 in. $400 - $600 638 Japanese Satsuma Vase Late 19th century. An enamel decorated Satsuma vase with reserves of flowers on an abstract moriage ground, six character Taizon mark to underside; ht. 7 in. $200 - $400 639 Japanese Cloisonne Cabinet Vases Japanese. A pair of cloisonne cabinet vases, each having a bird and flowering branch motif on a red ground, unmarked; ht. 7.25 in. $1,000 - $2,000

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640 Fine and Large Japanese Cloisonne Vase Attributed Meiji Period. Unidentified artist. A cloisonne vase in blue ground, expertly worked bird and flower decoration, unsigned; ht. 30 in. $1,000 - $2,000 641 Japanese Cloisonne Vase Early 20th century. A cloisonne and foil vase with cranes; ht. 6.5 in. $100 - $200 642 Japanese Cloissone Enamel Vase Japanese, ca 1950. A finely-executed vase with a large phoenix on a turquoise ground; ht. 7.25 in. $400 - $600 643 Japanese Cloisonné Box with Wisteria Japanese, late 19th-early 20th century. A cloisonné box with silver wire decorations of wisteria and other flowering plants, all on a black ground; lg. 6.25 in. $250 - $350 644 Japanese Gilt Lacquer Box with Cranes Japanese, ca. 1880. A lacquer box with gold cranes on a crushed quail egg shell ground; lg. 7 in. $300 - $400 645 Japanese Lacquer Cups 20th century. A group of 10 lacquer cups, each lacquered and with gilt; ht. of tallest 6.25 in. $100 - $200 646 A Japanese Circular Black Lacquer and Gilt Box with Cover Japanese, 19th century. A beautifully decorated black lacquer and gilt box of circular form, adorned with a mountainous landscape with temples on the cover and bands of floral, grape, scroll, and butterfly motifs around the sides; ht. 7.5 in. $500 - $700

648 Japanese Meiji Gilt Lacquer Box Japanese, 19th century. A Japanese lacquered document box, with polychrome lacquer decoration of a bird with flowering tree; lg. 10.5 in. $300 - $500 649 Japanese Lacquer Stand Meiji Period, having lacquered sides and red lacquer top; ht. 3 in. $200 - $300 650 Collection of Japanese Lacquerware Japanese, early 20th or late 19th century. Includes a fine lacquered and gilt tray, as well as a hardwood stand with lacquer and mother of pearl, and three desk items; largest is tray, 15.5 x 20 in. $800 - $1,200 651 Japanese Lacquered Comb Japanese, 19th century. A half-moon shaped comb with lacquered wood decoration of a rooster and hen with a drum; lg. 5 in. $300 - $500 652 Japanese Exquisite Ivory Vases Japanese, Meiji period. An outstanding pair of Japanese ivory vases, the tusks hollowed and seated on gilt rosewood stands which rotate. Vases each inlayed with shibayama work of birds and flowering trees in lacquer, mother of pearl, and coral, with detailed gilt work; ht. of tallest 13.5 in. (includes stands) $4,000 - $6,000 653 An Exceptionally Carved Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Brush Pots Late 19th century. A pair of very finely carved Japanese brush pots, each having high relief carving of celestial scenes, each on lacquered stands; ht. of each 12.5 in. $6,000 - $8,000

647 Aesthetic Vase from Makuzu Kozan Studio Japanese, ca. 1880. An orange-red ground porcelain vase, bulbous form, amply decorated with morning glory flowers, six character studio mark of Makuzu Kozan to underside; ht. 6.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500

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654 Collection of Japanese Netsuke and Carvings 19th/20th century. A collection of ten Japanese carvings, including 7 netsuke in ivory, some 19th century. Also including a pair of seed carvings and an unusual wood carved netsuke with carved beast; tallest 1.75 in. $500 - $700 655 Group of Japanese Ivory Netsuke Each early 20th century. A group of four Japanese netsuke, one Okimono, a pair of animals and yet another skeleton figure; ht. of tallest 1.75 in. $300 - $500 656 Fine Group of Japanese Carved Ivory Figures A group of 6 Japanese carvings, superbly carved, polished and polychrome. They include a female figure with turning head, a scholar with painted scroll, wonderfully decorated with landscape, also three elderly male figures and a female Okimono carving; tallest ht. 8.25 in. $6,000 - $8,000 657 Japanese Carved Ivory Fisherman Okimono Japanese, a carved ivory Okimono figure of a fisherman kneeling; ht. 9.25 in (w/stand) $400 - $600


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658 Collection of Japanese Immortal Figures Late 19th century. Six carved immortal figures each on hardwood stands; tallest ht. 6.5 in. $3,000 - $6,000 659 Collection of Japanese Carved Animal Netsukes Japanese, early 20th century. A group of eleven (11) carved and inked ivory netsuke, six with identifying marks; ht. of tallest 2 in. $600 - $800 660 Collection of Japanese Carved Figural Netsukes Japanese, early 20th century. A group of fifteen (15) carved and inked ivory netsuke, 12 with identifying marks; ht. of tallest 2.75 in. $800 - $1,000 661 Collection of Japanese Carved Netsukes and Japanese Ivory Monkey Carving with Box Japanese, late 19th/early 20th century. A group of five (5) carved and inked ivory netsuke, four with identifying marks; ht. of tallest 1.5 in. Also including Japanese ivory monkey carving with wooden box; ht. 1 in. $600 - $800

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662 Pair of Japanese Ivory Fisherman Figures Japanese, late 19th/early 20th century. Two carved and inked ivory standing male fisherman figures, shorter one with identifying mark; ht. of tallest 7.6 in. $500 - $1,000 663 Collection of Japanese Inros, an Ivory Cricket Cage, and a Snuff Container Japanese, early 20th century. Four (4) ivory carved inros including two cylindrical three-compartment inros, one inro in the shape of a cat, and one turtle-shaped inro. Plus, an inked and carved ivory cricket cage and snuff container; ht. of tallest 3.5 in. $500 - $700 664 Large Collection of Japanese Ivory Netsuke and Carvins A collection of 21 Japanese ivory carvings, including 20 netsuke and one small mountain carving; tallest 5.25 in. $1,000 - $1,500 665 Collection of Japanese Ivory Carvings Japanese, early 20th century. A group of eight (8) carved and inked ivory figures and animals, four are signed; ht. of tallest 3.25 in. $500 - $900

666 Japanese Imari Tray 19th century. A well decorated Japanese Imari tray, four character mark to underside; lg. 5.25 in. $200 - $300 667 Pair of Japanese Chawans, Kinkozan Japanese, Meiji Period. A pair of fine Kinkozan decorated bowls, gilt interiors and marking, pulled feather glaze to exterior, interior with gilt and decoration of cranes and a dragon, each with early labels on underside; ht. of each 2.25 in. $500 - $700 668 Japanese Porcelain Imari Charger Japanese. A porcelain charger with enameled decoration of stylized tree, flowers and birds in the Imari palette of deep blues and iron red, with gilding; marked with Japanese characters; dia. 15.75 in. $400 - $600 669 Japanese Kutani Ware Cup and Saucer Japanese. A porcelain Kutani ware cup and saucer with all over gilt and polychrome decoration of frogs, Japanese character marks on bottom; cup ht. 3 in. $200 - $300


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670 Japanese Celadon Dish Japanese, 20th century. A celadon glazed pottery dish decorated with three dancing frogs, unmarked; dia. 8 in. $200 - $300 671 Japanese Monochromatic Porcelain Vase Japanese, early 20th century. A dark turquoise monochromatic bottle neck vase; ht. 7.75 in. $200 - $300 672 Kutani Vases on Knotted Stand Japanese, Meiji period. A pair of Kutani vases on knotted stand, with decorations of birds and flowers, with Kutani mark on bottom; ht. of each 7.75 in. $500 - $700 673 Japanese Imari Center Bowl and Dish Japanese, 1880. Two octagonal shaped porcelain Imari dishes; dia. 12.75 in. $300 - $500 674 Japanese Double Gourd Vase ca 1880. A stoneware vase of double gourd form with a relief dragon in gilt, decoration of birds and flowers in a cloud pattern on a turquoise ground, signed; ht. 17.75 in. $800 - $1,200 675 Japanese Watercolor by S. Yoshida 19th century, a watercolor signed with seal l.l., label on reverse indicating artist; 10 x 9 in. $200 - $300

676 Toshi Yoshida, Hie Shrine in Tokyo Japanese woodblock on paper, marked l.r.; 8.75 x 6.25 in. (sight) $150 - $200 677 Lady and Servant by Utamaro Utamaro (1753-1806). Japanese woodblock on paper, signed below sheet; 7 x 5 in. $800 - $1,200 678 Falling on a Cactus by Yuji Hiratsuka Yuji Hiratsuka (Japanese, b. 1954). Lithograph in colors on paper, signed l.r., dated 05 and numbered 11/26 in margin; 17.75 x 12.75 in. (sight). $500 - $700 679 Japanese Woodblock by Hasegawa Sadanobu Hasegawa Sadanobu III (Japanese, 1881-1963). Woodblock on paper, signed with seal and publisher mark of Uchida on right side; 16 x 10 in. (sight) $300 - $500 680 Utagawa Kuniyoshi Triptych Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797-1861). A lifetime print, titled motoyoshi Yonosuke and Tsushiomaru from the series Old Tale of Sansho Dayu (Kabuki Play), dated 1852. A group of three woodblocks, each print measuring 13.5 x 8.5 in. Original label from M. Nakazawa. $600 - $800

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681 Japanese Woodblock by Keisai Eisen Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790-1848). Japanese woodblock on paper, early 19th century, a lifetime impression; 15 x 10 in. (sight) $400 - $600 682 Japanese Four Panel Watercolor Screen 20th century. A four panel screen with bird and landscape scene; ht. 35 in. $200 - $300 683 Bijinga by Chobunsai Eishi Chobunsai Eishi (Japanese, 17561829). A woodblock in colors, signed r.c, unframed; 10 x 6 in. $300 - $500 684 Japanese Painted Screen 20th century. Watercolor and gilt on paper laid to screen, ht. 70 in. $1,000 - $1,500 685 Japanese Imari Bowl Japanese, 18th century. An imari bowl, with decorations of reserves of flowers and landscapes on a red ground with stylized floral motifs, six character Wanli mark on base; dia. 12 in. $300 - $500 686 Japanese Imari Wine Cup Washer Japanese, late 19th century. A porcelain Imari wine cup washer, with a glass onyx toned stand; cup ht. 4.5 in. $300 - $500

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687 Japanese Lacquered Stand 19th century. A red lacquered fern stand; ht. 19 in. $200 - $400 688 Inlaid Japanese Folding Screen Japanese, Meiji Period. A small 4-panel folding screen of carved wood with overlay of birds and flowering branches with mother-of-pearl inlay; ht. 36 in., w. 42.5 in. $400 - $600

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689 Japanese Bronzes Japanese, ca 1880. Two bronzes cast and chased in the form of a duck and small boy; ht. of tallest 5.25 in. $400 - $500 690 Outstanding Japanese Mixed Metal Vases, Meiji Period Japanese, Meiji period. A pair of mixed metal vases of beaker form, carved and inlaid with floral scrolling pattern, dragons and clouds and cicada motifs in gold, silver, copper and shakado; ht. of each 13 in. $20,000 - $30,000

691 Japanese Gilt Decorated Wood Vase Japanese, 19th century. A finely carved wooden vase with gilt lacquer decoration of flying geese; ht. 13.25 in. $2,000 - $3,000 692 Japanese Bronze Vessel with Silver Inlay Meiji Period. A tripod cast bronze vessel with silver inlay in floral decoration; ht. 4.5 in. $400 - $600


693 Japanese Bronze Vase Japanese, early 20th century. A bronze vase, the surface decorate with flowering plants adn bamboo; ht. 6.75 in. $800 - $1,200 694 Japanese Iron Mask Japanese, 19th century. An cast iron mask with a patinated surface; ht. 14 in. $600 - $800 695 Anglo-Indian Teakwood Stand 1890. An Anglo-Indian teakwood stand, finely carved with floral elements; ht. 22 in. Ex Collection of Dr. Herman Charles and Jannette Groman of Hammond, IN $200 - $300 696 Chinese Terra Cotta Umbrella Stand Chinese, 20th century. A terra cotta umbrella stand of cylindrical form with overall carved and raised decoration on a stippled group, the top with a border of pierced conjoined circles, Chinese character mark on underside; ht. 23.5 in. $200 - $300 697 Japanese Meiji Style Bronze Falcons Mid 20th century. A bronze figural group in the manner of Meiji bronzes, on rosewood base; ht. 24.5 in. $600 - $1,000 698 Japanese Bronze Crane on Carved Stand Early 20th century. A cast bronze crane figure with deliberate oxidized patina, on carved hardwood stand; ht. 29.5 in. $300 - $500 699 A Japanese Carved-Wood Figure with Pot Japanese, 20th century. A finely carved and richly patinated wood figure of a man wearing a long flowing robe and holding a large pot, ivory inlays to eyes and teeth, matching marks on foot and base; ht. 14 in. (including base) $300 - $500 700 A Japanese Carved-Wood Seated Figure Japanese, 20th century. A finely carved figure seated on a double lotus base, with a serene facial expression and hands in dhyanamudra, all mounted on a fluted wood stand; ht. 11.25 in. (including base) $300 - $500

701 A Japanese Carved-Wood Swimming Carp Japanese, early 20th century. A finely carved form of a swimming carp, naturalistically modeled with an opened mouth, waved fins, and articulated scales, unmarked; lg. 15.25 in. $400 - $600 702 Burmese Lacquer and Gilt Book Cover Burmese, late 19th-early 20th century. A carved wood book cover decorated in red lacquer with gilt scrollwork and floral reserves; lg. 21.5 in. $200 - $300 703 Horn Brush Probably water buffalo horn handled brush; lg. 10.5 in. $100 - $150 704 Middle Eastern Pillow Purse lg. 5.25 in. $100 - $150 705 Polynesian Incense Holder Early 20th century. An incense holder with mother of pearl inlay; ht. 7 in. $100 - $150 706 Collection of Indian Ivory Figures Indian, early 20th century. Four (4) well-carved ivory figures including a snake charmer, a Bodhisattva, a standing male figure with shoulder bag, and a man and woman wearing long flowing robes; ht. of tallest 3.75 in. (including base) $800 - $1,200 707 Japanese Silk Dress Japanese. A silk dress with a blue floral design, having seven buttons down the front with a silk lining. $100 - $200 708 Fine and Large Japanese Imari Charger Japanese, late 19th century. A porcelain Imari charger, enamel painted with cranes and archaic scrollwork surround; dia. 18.25 in. $500 - $700 709 Japanese Imari Scenic Charger Japanese, 1880. An Imari charger with decorations of a waterview landscape with a bridge, border with reserves of the One Hundred Antiques, archaic mark to underside; dia. 17.5 in. $400 - $600

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710 Pair of Carved Japanese Buddhist Figures Japanese, ca. 1900. A pair of standing Buddhist figures on lotus bases; ht. of each 8 in. $100 - $200 711 Japanese Bamboo Samuri Brush Pot Early 20th century. Bamboo brush pot, carved in high relief to reveal a samuri figure; ht. 14.25 in. $500 - $800 712 Japanese Imari Porcelain Dinner Service Japanese, 20th century. An Imari porcelain dinner service for eight, having a central reserve of blue flowers surrounded by polychrome enamel and gilt decoration with reserves of birds in a landscape. Lot includes eight dinner plates, eight salad bowls, eight soup bowls, eight sake cups and saucers and eight tea bowls and saucers, Japanese character marks to bottoms of all, except soup bowls; dinner plate dia. 8.25 in. $200 - $400 713 Chinese Standing Ivory Guanyin with Bouquet of Flowers A large and impressive carved and inked ivory guanyin, intricately carved flowers held by the figure, a full supervisor’s marking along base, on rosewood stand; ht. 41.5 in. (with stand) $4,000 - $8,000 714 Large Chinese Carved Ivory Guanyin A large and impressive ivory Guanyin, carved and inked, holding a decorated and inked fan and flowers, signed with red supervisor’s mark on fan, also signed at base, an impressive carving; 39.5 in. $4,000 - $8,000 715 Large Chinese Carved ivory Guanyin Carved and inked ivory Guanyin figure, deeply carved in relief to reveal flowers and a basket, supervisor’s mark to base of ivory; ht. 41 in. (with stand) $4,000 - $8,000 716 Large Chinese Carved and Inked Ivory Guanyin Carved and inked ivory Guanyin, heavily carved with flowers in relief with several protruding branches, supervisor’s mark to base of tusk; ht. 34.5 in. (with stand) $4,000 - $8,000 SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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717 Chinese Carved and Inked Ivory Guanyin A finely carved and inked Guanyin figure, carved to reveal flowers and a phoenix in relief, heavily inked; 32.5 in. (with stand) $4,000 - $8,000 718 Large Chinese Fantasy Ivory Carving with Scholar’s and Celestial Heavens An impressive carved ivory fantasy tower, having numerous figures carved in relief to base in scholarly pursuits, a phoenix rising and finally an immortal at peak; ht. 36 in. (with stand) Presumably a supervisor’s mark to base. $4,000 - $6,000 719 Large Chinese Carved Ivory Luohan A very large and impressive Chinese ivory carving of an immortal, carved in detail with peach flowering branch and extending to a gourd plant at peak, smaller figures at base, supervisor’s mark to base, well polished; ht. 41.5 in. (with stand) $4,000 - $8,000 720 Impressive Chinese Carved Ivory Fantasy Mountain with Guanyin Chinese, an outstanding carved and inked fantasy scene, with celestial clouds and figures at base, rising to phoenix and perched Guanyin at peak; ht. 36.5 in. (with stand) $4,000 - $8,000 721 Large Chinese Carved Ivory Bridge with Immortals A finely carved, inkied and bejeweled bridge carving, highly reticulated anf finished, with numerous immortals on fitted carved rosewood stand; lg. 55 in. $2,000 - $3,000 722 Chinese Watercolor Scroll Late 19th century. A Chinese watercolor scroll having winter bird’s eye landscape; 26 x 10.75 in. $500 - $700 723 A Chinese Palatial Ivory Bridge Carving Chinese ivory carved bridge, finely detailed and probably Cantonese, over fitted rosewood stand; lg. 38 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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724 Chinese Carved Ivory Bridge Carved and inked ivory bridge, housed on fitted rosewood stand; lg. 27 in. $800 - $1,200 725 Chinese Gilt Bronze and Cloisonne Bell Early 20th century. An Imperial style gilt bronze and cloisonne bell with fitted gilt bronze knobs; ht. 15.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 726 Japanese Bronze and Gilt Stirrups Japanese, 19th century. Bronze and gilded areas, refitted with ornate brass fronts; ht. 11 in. $800 - $1,200 729 Chinese Porcelain Jardinieres Chinese, 20th century. A pair of porcelain jardinieres on footed undertrays, having allover polychrome enamel decoration and reserves of birds and flowers, Japanese character mark on underside; ht. 10 in. $100 - $200 730 Large Chinese Porcelain Vase Chinese, early 20th century. A porcelain baluster jar with sansei colored glaze of the eight precious emblems on a water gourd strewn with flower petals, underside is spiraled; ht. 10.5 in. $800 - $1,200 731 Chinese Porcelain Figures 20th century, a pair of standing figures, each polychromed and marked on underside; ht. of tallest 13.25 in. $100 - $200 732 Chinese Export Boxes 20th century. A pair of brass boxes with hardstone mountings, reticulated carving; longest 7 in. $100 - $200 733 Early Collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain 19th century or earlier. An interesting Collection of Chinese porcelain and pottery. Includes a Sung style bowl on stand, blue and white bowls, and other Neolithic style miniature jugs and bowls; ht. of tallest 3 in. $100 - $200

734 Collection of Chinese Rice Dishes 20th century. A collection of 9 rice dishes, each with various colored ground and scroll and bat decoration, all marked in red; ht. of each 2 in. $50 - $100 735 Pair of Chinese Ginger Jars Chinese, first half 20th century. A pair of ginger jars with lids, figural decoration of children; ht. of each 9.5 in. $100 - $200 736 Pair of Chinese Moon Flasks Mid-20th century. A pair of porcelain Chinese moon flasks, famille rose decoration and heavy enamel, chihlong handles and four character markings to underside; ht. of each 14.25 in. $100 - $200 737 Chinese Wanli Style Charger Probably 19th century. A large ironstone charger, possibly intended for middle eastern market, with a warm palette in overglaze reds and browns, flower and phoenix decoration, underglaze Wanli mark to underside; diameter 16 1/8 in. $500 - $1,000 738 Japanese Porcelain Dish ca 1930. A porcelain dish with decoration of birds in a flowering tree on a black ground and yellow border, a pair of underside marks including an underglaze incised three character mark; diameter 10.5 in. $150 - $300 739 Japanese Ironstone Moon Flask Ironstone, 20th century. A blue and white decorated moon flask; ht. 8.75 in. $100 - $200 740 Japanese Bird Decorated Vase Heavy Gilt decorated vase with bird decoration; ht. 8.25 in. $50 - $100 741 Chinese Lacquer and Porcelain Box 19th century, a lacquer box with lid having porcelain insert, insect decorated; ht. 4 in. $200 - $400 742 Peach Ground Chinese Charger Early 20th century. A charger with peach ground and enamel decoration, six character mark on underside; diameter 14.25 in. $300 - $500


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743 Chinese Floral Vase Chinese, early 20th century. A porcelain vase with white ground, enamel decoration of birds and flowers, Xianfeng mark on base; ht. 9 in. $200 - $400 744 Chinese Wu Tsai Ginger jar 19th century. A ginger jar on hardwood stand; ht. of jar 8.5 in. $200 - $300 745 A Chinese Carved-Soapstone Buddhistic Lion Group Chinese, late 19th/early 20th century. A greenish-yellow soapstone Buddhistic lion group carved with one large beast standing upon rockwork, three small cubs clamber around its feet while one cub perches upon the larger one’s back, all on a wood stand; lg. 11.25 in. $1,000 - $1,500

746 A Chinese Carved-Soapstone Buddhistic Lion Group with Red Inclusions Chinese, late 19th/early 20th century. A soapstone Buddhistic lion group carved with one large beast standing upon rockwork, its head turned directly to the right where three small cubs playfully engage one another, a fourth cub grips the back of the larger one’s neck, all greenish-yellow in color with red inclusions; lg. 11 in. $300 - $500 747 A Chinese Soapstone Mountain Carving with Galloping Jade Horses Chinese, 20th century. A group of eight carved-jade horses galloping toward the precipice of a mountain through tall flowing grass, mounted on a grayish-brown soapstone base; ht. 7.5 in. $300 - $500 748 Chinese Bamboo Perfume Holder Chinese, 20th century. A well carved bamboo perfume holder, with figures in scholarly pursuits carved in low relief, and signed; ht. 11.5 in. $300 - $500

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749 Chinese Fish Vase Middle 20th century, with net design; ht. 12 in. $200 - $300 750 Chinese Blanc de Chine Chargers Probably 19th century. A pair of large an entirely uniform blanc de chine chargers, each with wire wraps for hanging; diameter for each 13.5 in. $300 - $500 751 Double Gourd Vase Chinese, a Song Dynasty-style double gourd vase with two handles in a dark brown glaze and unglazed foot and base, unmarked; ht. 6 in. (16.2 cm) Private Collection, St. Louis, MO $300 - $500 752 Pair of Carved Chinese Ink Sticks 18th/19th century. A fine pair of black ink sticks, carved with low relief scenes and gilt lettering. One dated to Jiaqing dynasty; largest diameter 2.25 in. $100 - $200

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753 Chinese Marked Opium Pipes 20th century. Petwer opium pipes, well polished and triple marked on underside; each ht. 11 in. $200 - $300 754 Chinese Rock Crystal Inside Painted Bottle An outstanding inside painted bottle, signed near opening; ht. 4.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000 755 No Lot 756 No Lot 757 Chinese Jade Belt Hooks and Clasps Late 19th. Carved jade belt hooks, a pair, and another pair of reticulated, celadon jade hooks, carved and pierced with floral elements; longest 2.75 in. $200 - $300 758 Asian Lacquer Screen Asian, 20th century. A four-part lacquer screen supported by two carved dragons in relief, the front with inlaid hardstone decoration depicting a landscape, the back with painted floral sprays, unmarked; ht. 72.75 in. $200 - $300

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759 Han Tower Probably Han Dynasty. Terra cotta; ht. 32 in. Presented with a custom, lucite stand. Also, with test papers from Toledo Art Museum, authenticating its age as Han dynasty. $800 - $1,200 760 Chinese Jade Carved Pendants Chinese, 20th century. A group of pale celadon green jade pendants, four total, including three reticulated carvings and one bi disc; tallest 3.25 in. $300 - $500 761 Chinese Gu Celadon Porcelain Vase Xuantong period. A porcelain vase of tsung form with decoration of trigrams and celadon glaze, mark of the last Emperor; ht. 11.5 in. $400 - $600 762 Chinese Celadon Jade Carvings An assembled group of three celadon jade carvings including a bracelet with engraved and gilded floral pattern, a dragon carved garment buckle, and a snuff bottle; buckle lg. 4 in. $800 - $1,200

763 Chinese Stands Chinese, 20th century. Two stands, one wooden and one of unknown material, including one in two parts with ornate carving of flora, fauna, and five dragon heads, and one stand carved in the form of a chrysanthemum; largest ht. 2.75, dia. 4.5 in. Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections $300 - $500 764 Chinese Cinnabar Vases Chinese, early 20th century. A pair of cinnabar vases carved with landscapes and floral scroll borders; ht. 7.5 in. $400 - $600 765 Chinese Jade Carvings 19th/20th century. Lot of four carved celadon jade items, including garment hook, an archer ring, and two wine cups; hook 3.25 in. $300 - $400 766 Yi Xing Gilt Decorated Chinese Vase Probably Republic Period. A yi xing vase with gilt dragon, marked to underside; ht. 12.25 in. $300 - $500


767 A Chinese Porcelain Shen De Tang Cup and Two Saucers Chinese, early 20th century. A porcelain Shen de Tang cup and two saucers painted in multicolored enamels with flowering branches, butterflies, fruit, and calligraphy; ht. of cup 2.5 in. $500 - $700 768 Chinese Canton Enamel Over Bronze Dish 20th century. Canton enamel over bronze, yellow ground and thousand antiques design, central dragon and phoenix decoration; diameter 12.5 in. $600 - $800

776 Fine Chinese Imari Center Bowl 19th century. A large Chinese imari center bowl, having beast in center, enameled and blue undergalze surround and finishing at patterned blue and white rim. Unmarked; diameter 18.25 in. $1,000 - $1,500

788 Collection of Chinese Hardstone Archer Rings All 20th century, various polished hardstone archer rings, 21 in total, tallest 1.5 in. $500 - $700

777 Chinese Jadeite Lamp Early 20th century. An export lamp, in jadeite having lavender, emerald and russet areas. On stand, which rests on bronze double stand; ht. 17.25 in. $500 - $700

790 Pair of Chinese Soapstone Carvings Each 20th century. A pair of well carved figures, including immortal and Buddha; ht. of tallest 3.75 in. $200 - $300

778 No Lot

791 Pair of Yixing Wood Form Tea Pots 20th century, terra cotta tea pots with four character mark to underside; ht. of each 2.75 in. $300 - $400

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779 No Lot

770 A Chinese Famille Rose Table Screen Chinese, possibly Daoguang period. A rectangular panel richly decorated with three figures on a terrace who waive goodbye to a figure on horseback accompanied by two attendants, within a wood frame raised on a stand with trestle supports beneath openwork spandrels; ht. 24 in. $2,000 - $3,000

780 Chinese Soapstone Carvings 20th century. A group of soapstone carvings, some unusual forms including a plaque, tower and a disk stand; ht. of tallest 6.5 in. $100 - $200

771 Chinese Soapstone Carvings Chinese. A group of 13 soapstone carvings; tallest ht. 10.5 in. $200 - $300

782 Chinese Teapots 20th century. A bronze teapot, and a multi-glazed pot; ht. of tallest 9 in. $50 - $100

772 Japanese Lacquer Inro with Mask Meiji Period. A fine lacquer inro with wooden mask attached; lg. of inro 2.75 in. $250 - $500

783 Chinese Ivory Carvings 20th century. Includes a Chinese ivory puzzle ball on stand, a small carved ivory tower, and reticulated plaque; tallest ht. 4 in. $200 - $300

773 Japanese Robe Japanese, 20th century. A monochrome embroidered robe or hanging; 26 in x 24 in. when open. $400 - $600

784 Chinese Warring States Style Teapot Probably early 20th century. Stone, incised and relief carved; ht. 7.5 in. $100 - $200

774 Large Collection of Chinese Hardwood Stands 20th century. An assortment of Chinese stands; ht. of tallest 6 in. $200 - $300

785 Large Japanese Bronze Vase ht. 24 in. $100 - $200

775 Collection of Chinese Eyeglass Cases, Plus Chinese, late 19th century. A collection of three eyeglass cases, two of shagreen and one of carved wood, PLUS a Japanese Meiji period inro with an ivory netsuke and agate ojime; ht. of tallest 7.25 in. $500 - $700

781 Pair of Hardstone Chinese Carvings 20th century, a crane and guanyin figure, each carved from hardstone, celadon tone; ht. of tallest 6.75 in. $100 - $200

786 Chinese Porcelain Bowl Early 20th century. A porcelain bowl, with iron red decoration of kylin and waves; diam. 12.5 in. $250 - $350 787 Chinese Cloisonne Over Copper Vase 20th century. A cloisonné over copper vase; ht. 8 in. $100 - $200

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789 No Lot

792 Chinese Hard Stone Tea Pots 20th century, a pair of hardstone tea pots; tallest ht. 3 in. $50 - $100 793 Collection of European Ivory Carvings and Eskimo Carved Walrus Tusk European, early 20th century. A group of six (6) European carvings including two card cases, three bookmarks, and one fan; ht. of fan 8 in. Plus, an Eskimo Walrus Ivory Cribbage Board engraved with 2 images of fish on the front and 2 seals on ice floes carved along the back; lg. 11.25 in. $600 - $800 794 Chinese Brass Censor 20th century. A finely cast bronze incense burner with circling dragons, flame atop with jadeite ball enclosed, marked underside; ht. 6.5 in. $400 - $600 795 Collection of Chinese Hardstone Cups 20th century. A group of six soapstone wine cups in spinach tones; ht. 2.25 in. Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections Collected by Eli Lilly (Indiana, 18851977), ca 1920s-1940s to furnish the “Chinese House” on the Conner Prairie Historic Park property $50 - $100 796 Mayan Seated Deity Terra cotta; ht. 7.5 in. $200 - $300

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797 Chinese Yellow Jade Carving of Boy on Horse 19th century. Of fine translucent yellow jade, carved to depict boy on horse; ht. 2 in. $4,000 - $6,000 798 A Pair of Chinese Tourmaline Toggles 19th/20th century. A pair of tourmaline carved toggles; largest ht. 1.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 799 Chinese Wu Tsai Balluster Jar and Cover Chinese, 19th century. A wu tsai decorated balluster jar and cover with decoration of children and foliage, four character mark on the underside, double ring; ht. 10 in. $300 - $500 800 Pair of Chinese Blanc de Chine Celestial Figures Early 20th century, including Guanyin and scholar; ht. of tallest 9.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500

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801 Asian Ivory Carvings, Cufflinks and Bracelet 20th century. 11 carvings, including several Chinese carvings, with tower and Buddha, also two pairs of ivory inlayed cufflinks and a bracelet, each with faces carved; ht. of tallest 4.25 in. $300 - $500 802 Chinese Jade Carvings Early 20th century. Lot of five Chinese jade carvings, including a three pendants, a bangle, and a jadeite snuff bottle; largest is bangle with diameter 3 in. $150 - $300 803 Chinese Carved Jade Milofu Toggle 20th century.  A jade toggle carved to reveal a Miofu figure, well polished pale celadon jade pebble; ht. 2.5 in. $150 - $300

804 Collection of Books on Japanese Geography Japanese, ca. 1883. A collection of ten volumes of a larger set of books on the geography of Japan, each with a title page; each 9 x 6 in. $200 - $400 805 Chinese Hardstone Carvings Chinese. Two hardstone carvings with wood stands, one a lidded jar raised on paw feet, the other a sculptural carving of a figure and fish within a landscape; largest ht. 10.5 in. $50 - $100 806 Chinese Lacquer Seal Box Chinese, 20th century. A lacquer seal box with cover, the exterior having a five-clawed dragon on each side chasing a fiery pearl surrounded by wispy clouds and over stormy waters, the bottom with bat and shou emblems, all on a red ground with heightened gilding, unmarked; ht. 8.5, 9.5 in. square $800 - $1,200


Office Staff President and Principal Auctioneer C. Wesley Cowan - info@cowans.com Business Operations Reid Sikes - reid@cowans.com Specialists American Indian Art Danica M. Farnand - indianart@cowans.com Susan Labry Meyn Books and Manuscripts Patricia Tench - info@cowans.com Fine and Decorative Art Diane Wachs - decarts@cowans.com Graydon Sikes - art@cowans.com Kirstie Craven - kcraven@cowans.com Jennifer Howe - jenniferhowe@cowans.com Sam Cowan - sam@cowans.com Jonathan Nolting - jonathan@cowans.com Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Jack Lewis - firearms@cowans.com Joe Moran - joe@cowans.com Joe Higgins - photographer Emery Maury Doug Hamilton Jack Haney Carolyn Luken American History Katie Horstman - historic@cowans.com Matt Chapman - matt@cowans.com Jewelry and Timepieces Brad Wanstrath - jewelry@cowans.com Militaria and Civil War Allen Cebula

Office Manager / Auction Coordinator Phyllis Terry - phyllis@cowans.com Linda Heineman - payment@cowans.com Marcia Moyer Donna Samuels Amy Francis - info@cowans.com Nora Francis Production Manager Maureen Buri - maureen@cowans.com Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Evan Sikes - evan@cowans.com Photography Linda Gillings - photo@cowans.com David Jackson Catalogue Design Jennifer Castle - jenny@cowans.com Warehouse Jack Erp - jack@cowans.com Nick Grote - nick@cowans.com Shipping Dan Wolfangel - shipping@cowans.com Dave Shear Michael Schroder

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Terms and Conditions By registering and bidding in an auction conducted by Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. (“Cowan’s”), bidders (whether present in person, by telephone, by agent, by written or telephone absentee bid instruction, or through a live internet connection) agree to be bound by these terms. These are the complete and only terms and conditions on which all property is offered for sale. Cowan’s retains the right to bar any bidder from participating in any auction and to exclude or reject any bid. 1) REGISTRATION. All bidders must register their name, permanent street address (no P.O. Boxes), and telephone number prior to the auction. Unless known to Cowan’s, all registrants are required to present two forms of identification, at least one of which must include a current photograph. Bidders may be required to present a valid Visa or MasterCard. By registering with Cowan’s or submitting an absentee bid form, an individual registrant authorizes Cowan’s to obtain a copy of his or her consumer credit report and authorizes Cowan’s, at its sole discretion, to use the information contained therein to make business decisions regarding the registrant’s participation in the bidding process. 2) ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS. Bidding on any item, whether in person, by phone, by absentee bid or via a live internet auction indicates the bidder’s agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions for Bidders. Any right of bidder under this agreement shall not be assignable and shall only be enforceable by the original buyer. The rights and obligations of the parties shall be governed by the laws of the state of Ohio. All bidders submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Ohio. 3) TERMS OF SALE. Announcements made the day of auction take precedence over any previous communication. The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot at any time before its final sale and to reject any bid for any reason. The highest bidder for each lot acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the “buyer”. If any dispute arises as to any bidding, or between two or more bidders, at the sole discretion of the auctioneer, the successful bidder will be determined or the disputed lot shall be put up again at the last undisputed bid and resold. 4) BUYER’S PREMIUM. (a) Buyer’s Premium for “Antique and Modern Firearms” auctions; the Auctioneer will collect and retain from the Buyer, as additional commission, a premium equal to 15% the Sale Price of each Lot up to and including $200,000, plus 10% of the amount by which the Sale Price exceeds $200,000. (b) Buyer’s Premium for “American History” and “the World at War” auctions; the Auctioneer will collect and retain from the Buyer, as additional commission, a premium equal to 17 ½% of the Sale Price of each Lot up to and including $200,000, plus 12 ½% of the amount by which the Sale Price exceeds $200,000. (c) Buyer’s Premium for “Fine and Decorative Art”, “Modern Ceramics”, and “American Indian and Western Art” and any other specialized auctions; the Auctioneer will collect and retain from the Buyer, as additional commission, a premium equal to 20% the Sale Price of each Lot up to and including $200,000, plus 15% of the amount by which the Sale Price exceeds $200,000. (d) Buyer’s Premium for online, timed and other third-party bidding platforms may vary. 5) ESTIMATES AND RESERVES. Presale estimates are intended to be guides and may or may not reflect the ultimate hammer price of a lot. Cowan’s retains the right to change estimates on any lot up to time of sale. A reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the seller of the lot and Cowan’s. In the case of reserved lots, the seller has authorized Cowan’s to bid on seller’s behalf until the reserve price is reached. In no case will the reserve be higher than the low presale estimate. Cowan’s standard house reserve on all property at auction is one-half of the low estimate. 6) WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS. Cowan’s makes a limited warranty only to the original buyer of record concerning the authenticity of each lot for a period of 14 days after bidder’s receipt of the purchased lot. If a buyer is not satisfied that the lot purchased is genuine, the buyer may, at his or her own expense, obtain the opinion of two mutually agreed upon recognized experts in the field of the disputed lot. If these experts determine that the item is not genuine, the buyer’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the rescission of the sale and refund of the amount paid for the item. It is specifically understood and agreed that the rescission of the sale and refund is exclusive and in lieu of any other remedy which might otherwise be available as a matter of law or in equity, and such remedy is conditioned upon the buyer returning the property in the same condition as at the time of sale. Cowan’s shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages. All sales are final, with no returns or refunds except as provided in this limited warranty. Except as provided in the immediately proceeding paragraph, EVERY LOT IS SOLD “AS IS”, without any representations or warranties by Cowan’s or the seller as to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, condition or value of the property, or the correctness or completeness of the catalogue or other description of the property, and no statement, whether written or oral, shall be deemed such a representation, warranty or assumption of liability. Cowan’s makes no representation or warranty that the buyer of manuscript material, photographs, prints or works of art will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights. Cowan’s does not guarantee the working order of any clock, watch, electronic or mechanical device. Dimensions given in the catalogue descriptions may be approximate. 7) DEFINITIONS OF AUTHORSHIP. “By” or “Maker/Artist” — in our opinion, the work is by the artist or maker stated “Attributed to” — in our opinion, the work is probably, but not definitely, by the artist or maker stated “Signed” or “Marked” — in our opinion, the signature or mark is that of the stated artist or maker “Bearing the signature (or mark) of” — in our opinion, the signature or mark is probably, but not definitely, that of the artist or maker stated “Circle of” — in our opinion, the work is of the period and by an artist or maker closely associated with the stated artist or maker “School of” — in our opinion, the work is by a pupil or follower of the stated artist or maker “Manner of” — in our opinion, the work is of the period and done in the style of the stated artist or maker “After” — in our opinion, the work is a copy of a work by the stated artist or maker 8) INSPECTION. Except for On-Line Only Auctions, all lots are available for inspection prior to the auction. Condition reports for most items can be found online at Cowan’s website, www.cowans.com, and prospective bidders are encouraged to contact Cowan’s directly for additional information regarding the condition of any lot. Cowan’s does not warrant the condition of any item. Buyers interested in the condition of an item are encouraged to contact Cowan’s and, to the best of our ability, we will document for the prospective bidder the condition status on any lot. Condition is always a subjective evaluation and final responsibility rests with the buyer to assess the condition of any item sold by Cowan’s. ABSENTEE, TELEPHONE AND INTERNET BIDDING Absentee and telephone bidding is offered as a free service to our customers and prospective bidders. Cowan’s shall not be responsible for any errors or failures in executing bids, either absentee, telephone or via the internet. 9) ABSENTEE BIDDING. Absentee bids are accepted via mail, fax, email and on Cowan’s website. Such bids will be posted with the time and date of arrival, with ties being awarded to the earliest bidder. Absentee bids that are faxed or emailed to Cowan’s need to be in the office at least 2 hours before the sale begins. An absentee bidder unknown to Cowan’s may be required to submit a bank letter of credit prior to the auction, or, using a credit card, deposit with Cowan’s a fee equaling 30% of the absentee bid. All absentee bids are executed competitively by a member of the auction staff. The auction staff will try to purchase the lot for the lowest price possible and will bid up to the amount designated by the absentee bidder only if necessary. Cowan’s does not accept “buy bids,” or absentee bids which have no limit. In the event of a tie bid between a floor and an absentee bidder, the floor bid will be honored. 62

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10) TELEPHONE BIDDING. Bidding live via the telephone is available on a first come, first served basis for those lots with a low estimate of $500 or greater. In order for Cowan’s to efficiently serve the needs of those who wish to bid by phone, please note the following: • To participate in the auction by telephone, potential bidders must complete and sign the absentee bid form and check “I WISH TO BID BY TELEPHONE” for the designated lots. Potential bidders may also reserve a phone line on Cowan’s website. If faxing or emailing requests for phone bidding, they need to be in Cowan’s office 2 hours before the sale begins. Once the auction begins, requests left on Cowan’s website may not be retrieved by the staff. • Telephone bidders are advised to indicate an “insurance bid”, which amount will become an absentee bid, pursuant to the absentee bidding process set forth above, if Cowan’s can not reach the bidder by telephone for a particular indicated lot. • Telephone bidders must disable any caller ID or other call blocking mechanism. • Cowan’s sells about 100 lots per hour, so telephone bidders should plan accordingly. Cowan’s will attempt to reach each telephone bidder, but Cowan’s is in no way responsible for missed calls. 11) INTERNET BIDDING. Internet bidding is available through our website; additionally, Cowan’s may post certain auctions on Live Auctioneers (liveauctioneers.com) or Proxibid (proxibid.com). There may be terms which apply solely to internet bids that should be reviewed online at the time of sale. Cowan’s is not responsible for any failure to execute a bid and shall have no liability to any bidder for any technical or other failure associated with an internet auction. 12) BIDDING INCREMENTS. The following increments are used at the auction. Absentee bids must fall within these increments. Cowan’s will automatically reduce any absentee bid to the closest increment if the bid falls outside the published range of increments. For Bids Falling Between Bidding Increment $0-500 $25 $501-1,000 $50 $1,001-3,000 $100 $3,001-5,000 $250 $5,001 and up $500 or at the discretion of the auctioneer Cowan’s reserves the right to modify increments at any time during the auction. AFTER THE AUCTION 13) BUYER’S RESPONSIBILITY. Upon the fall of the hammer, title to the offered lot shall pass to the buyer and the buyer immediately (a) assumes full risk and responsibility for the lot, including liability for loss or damage and (b) is liable for payment of the Purchase Price (as defined below) to Cowan’s. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ask specific questions on condition related concerns prior to the auction. Cowan’s will not rescind sales with buyers that have disputes regarding firearm’s bore condition. 14) PURCHASE PRICE AND PAYMENT. The discounted “Purchase Price” for each lot shall equal the hammer price, buyer’s premium, sales tax and, if applicable, all packing, handling, insurance and shipping costs. Payment may be made with cash, personal or traveler’s check or credit card. Cowan’s reserves the right to hold a purchased lot until a check has cleared. A convenience fee of $15.00 will be assessed to all transactions made in the alternate payment channels: Phone payments are made available as a convenience outside Cowan’s Auctions customary payment channels, therefore these payments are qualified as payments made in the alternative payment channel. All forms of payment made using this method will be assessed the convenience fee. Please call Cowan’s Auctions if you have any questions regarding this policy. PLEASE NOTE: A surcharge of 2% will be assessed to all credit card transactions. This surcharge is not greater than our cost of acceptance. Buyers who are present at the auction must pay the full Purchase Price at the time of the sale. Buyers who bid by telephone or who are absentee bidders will be invoiced within 5 days after the close of the auction and must pay the full Purchase Price for each purchased lot within 14 days after the date of the auction. By signing the absentee bid form or placing a bid by telephone, an absentee bidder authorizes Cowan’s to charge the Purchase Price for each lot for which such bidder is the successful bidder to the credit card number provided by telephone or on the absentee bid form, unless payment in full or alternative payment instruction is received within 14 days after the date of the auction. No property will be released by Cowan’s unless the Purchase Price has been paid in full. Institutional billing may be available, and should be arranged prior to the auction. Cowan’s may impose late charges of 1.5% per month (or the highest interest rate allowed) on any amount owed to Cowan’s that remains unpaid after 30 days. Buyer shall be liable for any collection costs or attorney’s fees incurred by Cowan’s to collect payment, to the extent permitted by law. 15) SALES TAX. Buyers are required to pay any applicable state and local sales tax. 16) SHIPPING. At the request of the buyer, Cowan’s will authorize the shipment of purchased items usually within two weeks after payment has been received. Shipment is generally made via UPS or Fed-Ex Ground. Unless buyer gives special instructions, the shipping method shall be at the sole discretion Cowan’s Auctions. Cowan’s is in no way responsible for the acts or omissions of independent handlers, packers or shippers of purchased items or for any loss, damage or delay from the packing or shipping of any property. ADVICE TO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS. Cowan’s will not ship any package containing a firearm to any location other than within the United States. Buyers outside the United States must make their own shipping arrangements taking full risk for the transportation of any firearm. Property made of or containing certain plant or animal materials, such as coral, crocodile, ivory, whalebone, baleen, tortoiseshell, etc., may require a license or certificate before exportation from the United States and importation to another country. If you are purchasing items that contain these materials, you need to check the government wildlife import requirements in the countries from which and to which the item is being shipped prior to bidding. Since the export and import licenses are independently issued by the countries of origin and destination, obtaining one does not guarantee that you can obtain the other. Purchasers are responsible for making timely payments on items won at auction, even if a license is delayed or denied. 17) SHIPPING CHARGES. Buyers are required to pay for all packing, shipping and insurance charges. Overseas duty charges are the responsibility of the successful bidder. Be aware that for larger and/or valuable items, shipping charges can be substantial. 18) REMOVAL AND STORAGE OF PROPERTY. If purchased property has not been removed, or Cowan’s has not received shipping instructions within 21 days after the auction date, a $10 per item per day storage fee may be charged to the buyer. 19) CANCELLATION OF SALE. If purchased property remains in the custody of Cowan’s for a period of 60 days following the auction, Cowan’s may, at its option, cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages any payments made by the buyer, or resell the property at auction or by any other commercially reasonable means, for the account and at the risk of the buyer, and in such event, buyer shall be liable for the payment of all deficiencies plus all of Cowan’s costs, including but not limited to storage and costs of both sales. This right of cancellation is in addition to any and all other remedies available to Cowan’s. Copyright © 2013 Cowan’s Auctions

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Name (please print)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City__________________________________________________________ State_________________________________________ Zip______________________ Phone________________________________________Fax____________________________________________ Email____________________________________ I request that Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. (“Cowan’s”) (i) enter bids on the following lots up to the maximum price I have indicated for each lot in the “Absentee Bid” column; or (ii) reserve a telephone line for telephone bidding for the lots indicated. I request that if Cowan’s is unable to reach me for telephone bidding for a lot, that Cowan’s enter bids on such lot up to the maximum price indicated in the “Insurance Bid” column. I understand that Cowan’s will execute the absentee bids competitively on my behalf. I further understand that Cowan’s executes absentee bids and allows telephone bids as a convenience for customers and that Cowan’s is not responsible for failure to execute bids or for errors relating to the execution of my bids. I agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions for Bidders printed in the auction catalog and listed on Cowan’s web site www.cowanauctions.com and I understand that I am responsible for determining the condition and authenticity of any lot, and that all items are sold AS IS with no returns or refunds. By submitting this Absentee Bid Form, I authorize Cowan’s to obtain a copy of my individual consumer credit report and authorize Cowan’s, at its sole discretion, to use the information contained therein to make business decisions regarding my participation in the bidding process.

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If my bid is successful, I understand that the purchase price for each lot will be the sum of the hammer price, the buyer’s premium, sales tax and all packing, handling, insurance and shipping costs (the “purchase price”). I understand that I will be invoiced within 5 days after the auction and that I will be responsible for paying Cowan’s the full purchase price immediately upon receipt of the invoice. Cowan’s may impose late charges of 1.5% per month (or the highest interest rate allowed) on any amount owed to Cowan’s that remains unpaid after 30 days. By signing this absentee bid form I authorize Cowan’s to charge the credit card listed below for the full purchase price of each lot for which my bid is successful, unless payment in full or alternative payment instructions are received by Cowan’s within 14 days after the date of the auction.

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Live Salesroom Auction, September 13, 2013, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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