Asian & Eastern Art Thursday 29th May 2014
Chris Ewbank, FRICS ASFAV Senior partner firstname.lastname@example.org
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A S I A N A N D E A S T E R N A RT AU C T I O N
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ASIAN & EASTERN ART AUCTION Chinese, Japanese, and Eastern Works of Art, Ceramics, Costume and Textiles.
SALE: Thursday 29th May 2014 at 10.30 am VIEWING: Tuesday 27th May 10.00 am–5.00 pm Wednesday 28th May 10.00 am–8.00 pm And Morning of Sale For the fully illustrated catalogue and Registration for Live internet bidding go to www.ewbankauctions.co.uk The Burnt Common Auction Rooms London Road, Send, Surrey GU23 7LN
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There will be an addendum for late entries which will be available on the viewing days; all lots are posted with images on our web-site www.ewbankauctions.co.uk This sale is on Thursday 29th May commencing at 10.30 am
ASIAN & EASTERN ART AUCTION CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND CERAMICS This section of the sale will not commence before 10.30 am Thursday, 29th May 1
Chinese blue and white YEN YEN vase painted with mountainous landscapes, KANGXI 1662/1722 16¾in. (41cm) £3,000-5,000 See Illustration. 2
19th century Chinese famille rose cylindrical vase decorated with phoenix amongst flowers and foliage, 17½in. (43cm) £600-1,000 See Illustration.
Pair of Chinese Famille Rose vases with dragon side handles and decorated with exotic birds amidst flowering branches above rockwork 24in. (61cm) £1,500-2,500 See Illustration. 4
19th century Chinese ivory hair pin carved with figures amongst foliage, 14” long, £100-200
Two 20th century Chinese books of flower, insect and animal paintings, 12.5” x 8.5” and 8.5” x 5.5” £50-80
Two 19th/20th century small Chinese shallow circular bowls and covers, one decorated with a dragon, the other with insects £60-80
19th century Chinese famille rose cylindrical vase, one side painted with a landscape, the other with 100 antiques, four character mark to base £50-80
Chinese cylindrical small brush pot painted with dragons and a miniature blue and white vase with six character Kangxi mark to base £40-60
Late 19th century Chinese Wucai baluster vase decorated with dragons contesting flaming pearls six character Jiaqing Mark to neck but not of the period 12½ x 9½in. (30 x 23cm) £150-250 See Illustration. 15
19th/20th century mixed red and white carved Chinese ivory chess sets £100-200
15A Two modern Chinese scrolls decorated with riverscape scenes, in fitted cases with wooden covered booklets, numbered 1061 and 1182 £40-60
Late 19th/ early 20th century Chinese carved ivory figure of Shou-Lau holding a peach in his right hand, on hardwood base, 7¼in. (18cm) £100-200
Circa 1900, Chinese silver table snuff bottle cast with an extensive landscape scene and lion mask handles, 5½in. (13cm) £250-350 See Illustration. 7
Small selection of Chinese porcelain, comprising a tea bowl on stand decorated with figures and calligraphy, blue and white brush pot, pink ground cylindrical vase, small blue and white vase and two small pots and covers, £100-150
19th century Chinese famille rose baluster vase and cover enamelled with three figures on horseback, 7½in. (18cm) £100-150
Chinese silver boat ingot mounted as an ashtray, Chinese nephrite jade buckle, and a small jadeite brush washer £60-80
19th century Chinese Blue and white bowl, Jiaqing four character mark to base PROVENANCE: From a private family collection built up over many years in Weybridge. 2½ x 5.80in. (5 x 15cm) £80-120 See Illustration. 17
Large Chinese hardstone carving of grapes on vine and a bat, on carved wooden base, 19 x 14½in. (48 x 36cm) £100-150
1950’s jade bead necklace composed of graduating beads, beads 1 to .5 cm, gold clasp £150-250
Chinese yellow ground slim baluster vase decorated with dragons, flowers and foliage 11in. (28cm) £100-200
19th century Chinese cloisonne process kit in original box, 9 x 9in. (23 x 23cm) £100-200 See Illustration. 21
Six early 20th century Chinese ivory puzzles and weaving items, (some parts missing) £200-300 See Illustration. 22
Three early 20th century Chinese ivory puzzles in elaborately carved and pierced boxes £100-200
Chinese slim baluster vase and cover, decorated with prunus on a blue ground (11.5”) and two other Chinese vases, Kangxi marks but not of the period, probably 19th century £80-120
Pair of Chinese blue and white small ovoid vases and covers, each decorated with prunus on cracked ice ground, both with six character Kangxi marks but possibly 18th Century, 6in. (15cm) £300-500 See Illustration.
Chinese Canton famille rose baluster vase painted with panels of figures in interiors £80-120
20th century Chinese carved wall mirror, 32 x 18in. (81 x 46cm) £50-100
First half of 20th century, pair of Chinese paintings on silk of a man and woman, each 34 x 19in. (86 x 48cm) £200-300
Chinese blue and iron red cylindrical vase decorated with a man pulling a horse beside a tree, and nine rows of calligraphy, six character Kangxi mark but 19th Century, 8½in. (20cm) £80-120
20th century Chinese cylindrical blue and white kettle decorated with dragons amidst clouds and fire scrolls, foot and neck with brass mounts and swing handle, four character marks to base, 12in. (30cm) £250-350 See Illustration. 30
18th century Chinese famille rose bowl decorated with figures in an interior, diameter 7” £50-80
Early 18th century Chinese ginger jar decorated in blue and white with blossoming prunus, rockwork, and birds on a celadon ground, with a carved wooden base and a pierced wooden cover, 8¼ x 7½in. (20 x 18cm) £400-600 See Illustration. 32
Chinese mille-fleur bowl (diameter 5.75”), and two mille-fleur saucer dishes (7.5”), Qianlong marks but later £100-200 See Illustration. 33
Miniature Chinese bronze tripod censer and cover with lion mask handles and floral decoration, 3½in. (8cm) £50-80
19th century Chinese hardwood and mother of pearl inlaid tray, decorated with flowers and foliage and a central shou symbol £400-600 See Illustration.
Circa 1900 Chinese silver jug and matching jar and cover, marked ‘ZEEWO’ and with Chinese characters £150-250
Chinese silver coin with Yuan Shikai, emperor until 1916, and a silver dish inset with a coin £80-120
Early 20th century Chinese carved ivory shoehorn, the handle in the form of a dragon £80-120
19th century Chinese pottery model of a bird perched on a tree stump in green and coloured glazes £60-80
18th/19th century Chinese famille verte stand decorated with a bird perched on a flowering branch, on four animal mask legs £300-500 See Illustration.
17 Chinese bamboo beads carved as monks, all holding different objects, each 1.5” long £60-100
Two 19th century carved ivory figures of men on hardwood bases, another of a lady, an elephant with howdah, Chinese boat and small carved ivory animals, (17) £150-250
Pair of late 19th/early 20th century red laquered panels decorated with pagodas and figures, 22 x 14in. (56 x 36cm) £100-200
Chinese book of patterns, to include flowers, snowflakes and geometric patterns £50-80
17th century late Ming Chinese biscuit figure seated, glazed in olive and ochre, the face unglazed, with stand £250-350 See Illustration. 45
Pair of Chinese famille rose bowls each decorated with a red capped crane beneath flowers and foliage, six character Daoguang seal mark to base but later £200-300 See Illustration. 46
Chinese iron red and gilt bowl decorated with auspicious objects, Jiaqing mark but later £100-200 See Illustration. 47
Pair of Chinese famille rose bowls decorated with flowers and foliage on a pale blue ground, Qianlong four character seal mark but later £200-300 See Illustration.
20th century Chinese famille rose rouge pot decorated with a bird on a flowering branch £60-80
19th century Chinese silver bowl decorated with panels of flowers, foliage and dragons £150-250 See Illustration. 50
Small Chinese copper bowl chased with foliage £30-50
19th century Chinese famille verte baluster vase decorated with fabulous animals £40-60 See Illustration. 52
18th century Chinese blue and white ovoid vase decorated with figures in a watery landscape £200-300 See Illustration.
Selection of Chinese Imari palette ceramics comprising, scallop shell shaped dish, baluster vase, small pear shaped vase, and a coffee pot, all decorated with flowers and foliage £100-200
Jade beetle brooch and stud earrings with a green glass pendant in unhallmarked yellow metal £100-200
Two Chinese woodblocks one depicting grapes on a vine, the other a flower, possibly by Qi Barshi, stamped and with calligraphy, 11 x 15½in. (28 x 38cm) £100-150
Two framed Chinese silk pictures depicting figures amongst foliage and birds £50-100
Chinese dark blue ground circular silk panel embroidered in silver and coloured thread with a mouse on a grapevine, in an octagonal frame, 20½ x 20½in. (51 x 51cm) £150-250
Early 19th century Chinese copper red pear shaped vase with spreading neck, PROVENANCE: Purchased by the Vendors father from H.R. Hancock & Sons in 1968, comes with original receipt, 8in. (20cm) £80-120
Late 19th/ early 20th century Chinese famille verte charger decorated with figures, 16” diameter £200-300 See Illustration.
19th century Chinese famille verte bowl painted with a bird amongst rockwork, flowers and foliage between iron oxide bands, 13” diameter £100-200
Chinese blue and white ginger jar and cover £70-100
Two Chinese blue and white vases and covers decorated with figures, marks to bases £150-250
18th century Chinese blue glazed bottle vase decorated in gilt with a pagoda in a landscape £80-120
Chinese carved hardwood three-tiered and marble topped stand, 32 x 16 x 12in. (81 x 41 x 30cm) £100-200
20th century Chinese brass gong on painted and carved stand, 31in. (79cm) £50-80
Large collection of small ivory pieces to include games counters, other items and a small amount of mother of pearl £200-300
19th century or earlier Chinese rock crystal carving of a mountain with a duie fungus carved near the base, 8in. (20cm) £1,000-2,000 See Illustration.
Pair of 19th/20th century Chinese polished bronze vases of hexagonal section chased with flowers and foliage, Chinese polished bronze incense burner with reticulated handle and a Chinese bronze square section shallow bowl £100-200
Indian gilt bronze ewer with a bird head spout and inscription under the rim, and an Indian bronze plaque cast with a Hindu immortal surmounted by Naga £100-200
18th/19th century Chinese polished bronze small oval censer with lion mask handles and a scroll beneath the rim £600-1,000 See Illustration. 73
Chinese bronze twin-handled tripod censer with moulded scroll decoration, the pierced cover with lion dog finial £60-100
19th/20th century Chinese ivory carving of the clams dream, the open clam revealing figures beneath a pine tree on shell feet, two character signature, 2½in. (5cm) £500-800 See Illustration. 75
19th/20th century Chinese ivory carving of the clams dream, the open shell revealing many figures around a pagoda, on shell feet, two character signature, 2½in. (5cm) £500-800 See Illustration. 76
Three Chinese snuff bottles, two small Japanese sake bowls (5) £30-50
Chinese biscuit porcelain group of a monkey wearing a green glazed coat, with it’s left arm around its child, and its right arm holding a peach £30-50
Pair of Chinese blanc de chine figures of Buddha seated on a lotus throne £40-60
19th/20th century Chinese green hardstone carving of an immortal seated holding a bag, 3¾in. (8cm) £100-200
Three Chinese ginger jars and a chinese puzzle bowl, decorated with figures and landscapes £50-80
Chinese bronze small censer and cover cast with strings of money above and a band of bats supported by three small boys £150-250 See Illustration.
Chinese blue and white ovoid vase painted with a landscape, bearing four character Kangxi mark £100-200
Fifteen early 20th century Chinese biscuit figures of immortals and others glazed in green, yellow, aubergine and blue, some unglazed £100-200
19th century Chinese celadon ground Canton famille rose plate decorated with birds, flowers and foliage, in a gilt metal mount £60-100
Two 20th century Chinese blue glazed models of fabulous animals, the teeth left in the biscuit, six character marks £400-600 See Illustration.
Pair of 19th/20th century Chinese bronze and champleve enamelled pear shaped vases with spreading necks and lion mask handles, a pair of similarly decorated cast metal vases and a polished bronze and champleve enamelled baluster vase £500-800 See Illustration.
Modern Chinese cloisonne tazza decorated with flowers and bees on round foot £100-200
Chinese blue and white water jug in the from of a bird £40-60
Chinese hard stone seal carved as a man in a long robe £50-80
Modern chinese bowl in the famile verte pallette, snuff bottle and two ginger jars lacking covers £50-100
Circa 1900, Chinese stoneware figure carrying a double gourd vase and riding on a kylin £400-600 See Illustration.
Late 19th/ early 20th century carved bone handled letter opener, the handle in the form of an octopus on a rock, 12” long £100-200 See Illustration.
20th century Chinese planter, the green ground decorated with flowers and foliage, on four shaped feet, 8in. (20cm) £60-80
Chinese soapstone figure of Shou Lau carved with his high domed forehead and holding a peach, 7in. (18cm) £40-60
Modern Chinese blue glazed twin-handled vase of pear form on round foot, 7½in. (18cm) £80-120
19th century or later Chinese bronze incense burner standing on three legs cast as bamboo stems, bearing six character Xuande seal mark £400-600 See Illustration. 100 Chinese Tang dynasty Sancai figure of a Lokapala trampling on a demon and standing on rock work and wearing an elaborate headdress, 618-907AD, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. 31in. (79cm) £5,000-8,000 See Illustration.
Pair of Chinese green carved hardstone temple lions on integral rectangular bases, with a cub and a ball under their front paws, 6in. (15cm) £400-600 See Illustration. 91
19th century glass bowl, possibly Chinese, decorated in red and gilt with flowers. £100-200
20th century Chinese porcelain seated figure of a young girl holding a duck decorated with flowers and foliage, iron red printed six character mark, 12in. (30cm) £60-100
20th century Chinese celadon twin-handled vase with moulded floral decoration, blue printed seal mark, 13in. (33cm) £150-200
Pair of 20th century Chinese ovoid vases, the enamelled pink ground decorated with flowers and foliage, 13in. (33cm) £100-200
101 Chinese circular oak table on shaped supports, 14in. (36cm) £60-100 102 Chinese famille rose vase of ovoid form extensively decorated with flowers and foliage, seal mark to base £50-80 103 Chinese two-door cupboard with pierced decoration, the top with scroll ends on shaped supports, 26 x 51 x 18in. (66 x 130 x 46cm) £50-80 104 19th century Chinese carved ivory section of a tusk, the pierced geometric ground with dragons, on hardwood stand, 6¼in. (15cm) £60-100 105 18th/19th century Chinese bamboo root carved in the form of a temple dog £200-300 See Illustration. 106 20th century Chinese cloisonne prayer wheel, 10½in. (25cm) £1,000-1,200 See Illustration. 107 Chinese brass censer, a pair of brass dogs of fo and a brass vase £60-80 108 Two modern Chinese table screens and a Chinese teapot and tea bowl £50-80 109 19th century Chinese hardwood chest of two short over one long drawer with carved and gilt floral decoration 19½ x 34 x 17½in. (48 x 86 x 43cm) £60-100 110 Chinese blanket box, three faux drawers with carved gilt decoration, 17½ x 30½ x 17½in. (43 x 76 x 43cm) £60-100 See Illustration.
111 Pair of Chinese dogs of fo in turquoise glaze 11” high, a pair of similar cats, a buddha and a pair of green glazed dragons, 11in. (28cm) £40-60
110 112 Pair of Eastern puppets with carved, painted and gilt wood heads in ceremonial dress, 25in. (64cm) £50-80 113 Collection of Chinese carved gilt wood mouldings £50-80
114 Chinese porcelain bowl decorated with bats and shou characters within iron red bands, iron red seal mark to base, 4” diameter £30-50 115 Chinese blue and white ginger jar and seven blue and white ceramic balls £40-60 116 Chinese Song dynasty tea bowl with partridge feather glaze, 2½ x 4½in. (5 x 10cm) £200-300 See Illustration.
117 Late 19th century Chinese three rams head lamp with celadon and ox blood glaze, drilled for use as a lamp, with 1930s fittings, PROVENANCE: Previously in the collection of Constance Margaret Goldney £80-120 118 19th/20th century Chinese blue and white twin-handled vase decorated with auspicious objects £200-300 See Illustration. 119 Chinese silver buckle, each half with two dragons and pierced scrolling decoration, 4in. (10cm) £100-200 120 19th century Chinese scroll painting of two peacocks, stamped and with calligraphy, 36 x 13in. (91 x 33cm) £600-1,000 121 Chan Ming, junks at sea, signed, oil on canvas, 24 x 36in. (61 x 91cm) £40-60 122 Chan Kee, junks on a river, signed, oil on canvas, 24 x 48in. (61 x 122cm) £40-60
123 Salmon, junks on a river, signed, oils on canvas, (pair), 24 x 48in. (61 x 122cm) £60-100 124 Small Chinese celadon glazed bowl with moulded decoration £20-30 125 Chinese carved hardwood figural group of two figures on an Ox £60-100 See Illustration.
131 131 Nest of three Chinese rosewood rectangular tables, the legs carved as bamboo, largest 29” x 20.5” x 15” £100-150 See Illustration. 132 Chinese bronze baluster vase with twin ring handles and moulded decoration £200-300 See Illustration.
126 126 19th Century Chinese pear shaped vase with a tall spreading neck, decorated with officials with their attendants and entertainers, mounted on a gilt metal base £300-500 See Illustration. 127 Modern mahjong set in rosewood case
128 Chinese enamelled rectangular dish decorated with figures, on four shaped feet £40-60 129 19th century Chinese lemon yellow saucer dish with dragon amidst flames £100-200 130 20th century Chinese pale green jade disc pendant, a carved jade pendant, a similar bangle and a small collection of bone items £50-80
137 Set of six Chinese late 19th century rice papers depicting street vendor and actors each in gilt wood frames, 13 x 9cm £120-180 138 19th century Chinese celadon vase with patesure-pate style decoration depicting birds, flowers and trees, with seahorse pierced handles, 61 cm high PROVENANCE: purchased from Harvey Nichols in the 1980s £200-300 See Illustration. 139 Pair of Chinese red stone miniature teapots, impressed mark to base £50-100 140 Chinese miniature blue and white slab side vase, tea cup, bowl and a pair of tea bowls £30-50 141 Chinese blue and white plate, three others and a bowl diameter 11” £50-80 142 19th century Chinese cloisonne moon flask decorated with mythical beasts amongst clouds, on oval foot, 15in. (38cm) £100-200 143 19th/20th century Chinese famille rose porcelain moon flask, the scrolling blue foliate ground enamelled with flowers and foliage, iron red four character mark of Qianlong but later, 17in. (43cm) £300-500 See Illustration.
133 Chinese famille rose circular porcelain plaque depicting ladies playing the game of Go, in later wooden mount £150-250 134 Late 18th/early 19th century Chinese blue and white ginger jar with floral decoration £150-250 135 Banded agate snuff bottle with aventurine top an early 20th century ceramic snuff and another with qianlong mark, not period £70-100 136 Chinese cloisonne square box with overall flower decoration and matching dish £30-50
146 18th century or later Chinese cast iron Chung, temple bell in the form of a flower bud, 19in. (48cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300 See Illustration.
144 144 Chinese famille verte baluster vase, with waisted neck painted with two panels of an official with attendants, on a flower and butterfly ground, (neck reduced), Kangxi period, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from Albany Antiques in Hindhead, Surrey. 17½in. (43cm) £2,000-3,000 See Illustration. 145 Pair of 20th century Chinese famille rose jardinieres each decorated with four quatrefoil panels of fishermen in watery landscapes, 9in. (23cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300
151 18th/19th century Chinese pottery figure of a warrior on a crescent shaped base in yellow and green glazes, (damaged), 18½in. (46cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore £100-200
152 17th/18th century Chinese copper figure of Beg-Tse standing in pratyalidhasana, with flaming red hair and fierce expression, (lacking base), 13½in. (33cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £600-800 See Illustration. 153 Two Chinese hardwood wall panels each decorated with Daoist immortals in coloured soapstone, 12½ x 8½in. (30 x 20cm) £150-250 154 Chinese, Ming dynasty carved wooden figure of a warrior in armour, his right foot resting on an urn with traces of gilt and colour, 15½in. (38cm) £200-300 See Illustration.
150 147 18th century or earlier, Chinese cast iron Chung, temple bell in the form of a flower bud, with calligraphy two character mark ‘Chou Yin’, 17in. (43cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300 See Illustration. 148 Two Chinese Ming dynasty pottery figures of horses and attendants in green, aubergine and yellow glazes, on square bases, circa 16th century, 7½in. (18cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £500-800 See Illustration. 149 Chinese rosewood low table with carved and pierced decoration on scroll supports, 13 x 36 x 16½in. (33 x 91 x 41cm) £60-100 150 Pair of Chinese carved grey stone bifid lion dogs on rectangular integral pedestals, probably Ming dynasty, 13in. (33cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £500-800 See Illustration.
155 18th/19th century Chinese wood carving of a standing warrior wearing armour with traces of gilt and colour, 12in. (30cm) £100-200 156 19th century Chinese carved wood figure, possibly of Budai, his left foot resting on a Buddhist lion dog, 13in. (33cm) £100-200 157 Pair of Chinese dogs of fo on rectangular bases in turquoise glaze, 12in. (30cm) £40-60 158 Chinese blue and white bowl decorated with figures, four character mark to base, diameter 5” £30-50 159 Two 19th century Chinese carved soapstone seals, surmounted by lion dogs and young and 14 character calligraphy poem on each, 7¾in. (18cm) £100-200 160 Two 19th century Chinese carved soapstone seals, surmounted by lion dogs and young and 14 character calligraphy poem on each, 7½in. (18cm) £100-200 161 Chinese, Han dynasty grey pottery model of a sleeping duck, traces of cold paint, 206BC-220AD, 6½in. (15cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £400-600 See Illustration.
162 164 Late 19th century Chinese blue and white cylindrical vase decorated with figures seated at a table, 10in. (25cm) £40-60 165 Circa 1800, two Chinese blue and white tureens and covers decorated with pagoda landscapes, one with associated cover, 9½in. (23cm) £100-200 166 18th/19th century Chinese enamelled and gilt copper tantric figure, his hands raised in ‘Karana’, his face with a fierce expression, 6½in. (15cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300
161 162 19th/20th century Chinese grey stone carving of a head of Bodhisatva, 13½in. (33cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300 See Illustration. 163 Late 19th century pair of Chinese famille rose small baluster vases, each decorated with warriors in a landscape, 10in. (25cm) £100-150 20
167 19th century Chinese famille rose baluster vase and cover decorated with flowers and foliage, 11in. (28cm) £40-60 168 18th/19th century Chinese polychrome wood mask with fierce expression, 15½in. (38cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300 See Illustration. 169 17th/18th century Chinese polychrome wood mask with fierce expression, 18in. (46cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300 See Illustration.
171 172 18th/19th century Chinese papier mache overlaid and black lacquered twin-handled moon flask, 12in. (30cm) £80-120 173 Pair of late 19th century Chinese famille rose crackle glazed vases, painted with figures on horseback, (one with reduced neck), 17½in. (43cm) £200-300 See Illustration.
169 170 19th century Chinese polychrome wood mask, a semicircular cartouche bearing the character ‘Wang’ on his forehead, 15½in. (38cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £100-200 171 Ming style, probably later, Chinese wood carving of the head of Buddha with down cast expression, traces of colour and gilt, 19in. (48cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £500-800 See Illustration.
175 20th century Chinese carved huanghuali chair with reclining back, and carved with a Shou character, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. 36½in. (91cm) £1,000-1,500 See Illustration. 176 20th century Chinese carved huanghuali horseshoe back two-seater sofa, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. 41in. (104cm) £1,000-1,500 See Illustration. 177 Pair of 20th century Chinese huanghuali low stands, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. 21in. (53cm) £300-500 See Illustration. 178 Pair of carved wood relief panels with figures on horseback, 62” long PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £100-200
174 174 Pair of 20th century Chinese carved huanghuali plant stands, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. 54in. (137cm) £1,000-1,500 See Illustration.
185 20th century Chinese huanghuali eleven section lunch box with metal mounts, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. 22in. (56cm) £80-120 186 Pair of 20th century Chinese huanghuali folding bookstands, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. 14in. (36cm) £80-120
179 179 Pair of early 20th century Canton carved wood and pierced frames with figures in pagodas inlaid with bone, 25” square £200-300 See Illustration. 180 20th century Chinese bone and bamboo Mahjong set in rosewood case, 9in. (23cm) £150-250 181 20th century Chinese porcelain blue and white ball decorated with flowers, 4” diameter £40-60 182 20th century Chinese porcelain blue and white ball decorated with dragons, 4” diameter £40-60 183 20th century Chinese patinated bronze vase and cover with buffalo decoration, 15½in. (38cm) £50-80
187 18th/19th century Chinese cast gilt bronze small quatrefoil panel depicting a dog of fo on a lotus ground 8 x 6in. (20 x 15cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300 188 Chinese bronze fragment depicting a monk and an arhat decorated in gilt, red and green PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300 189 Two late 19th/ early 20th century, Chinese carved and pierced giltwood panels given as a wedding gift to the bride and referring to her beauty, 38 x 8in. (97 x 20cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £150-250 See Illustration.
184 Pair of Chinese carved grey stone seated figures on drums and square bases, 22in. (56cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £200-300 See Illustration.
190 Two 20th century Chinese carved and pierced hardwood plaques with figures, 30 x 18in. (76 x 46cm) £150-250 See Illustration. 191 19th century Chinese polychrome printed, hand-coloured scroll depicting the emperor Daoguang, seated on the dragon throne and wearing the imperial dragon robe, 26in. (66cm) £200-300 See Illustration. 192 20th century Himalayan Thangka depicting Song ka Pa, 23½in. (58cm) £80-120
197 Chinese carved ivory part chess set on puzzle ball supports comprising, two kings 5”, two queens, four bishops, ten pawns 2.75”, and two bases, (some pieces incomplete) £100-200 198 Chinese carved ivory part chess set comprising four bishops, four rooks, and sixteen pawns, all on shaped octagonal bases, (some pieces incomplete) £60-100 199 Chinese carved ivory part chess set, comprising two kings 5”, two queen, four bishops, four rooks, two knights, ten pawns 2.5”, and a base, with foliage carved ball supports, (some pieces incomplete) £100-200
195 193 19th century Chinese hand-coloured printed polychrome scroll depicting the emperor Daoguang, seated on the dragon throne and wearing the imperial dragon robe, 25in. (64cm) £200-300 194 19th century Chinese ancestor portrait scroll depicting a lady seated on a horseshoe back chair, wearing a rank badge, the calligraphy with a Guangxu date, 40in. (102cm) £400-600 See Illustration. 195 19th century Chinese ancestor painting depicting four figures, each with their birth and death dates ranging from Kangxi to Daoguang, 42in. (107cm) £500-800 See Illustration. 196 Late 19th century Chinese ancestor portrait of a male figure with a rank badge of the paradise fly catcher, indicating the 9th rank, the calligraphy bearing a Guangxu date, 40in. (102cm) £300-500 See Illustration.
200 Seven Chinese carved ivory chess pieces from the same same set comprising two kings 4”, two queens, rook and two pawns 2.5” £40-60 201 Pair of Chinese carved ivory chess pieces, king 4” and queen, on shaped oval bases £40-60 202 Selection of Chinese carved ivory chess pieces, to include bishops, rooks, knights and pawns, (32), (mostly incomplete) £60-100 203 Chinese huanghuali three section box, the open central section flanked by two covered sections, 2¼ x 16 x 9in. (5 x 41 x 23cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £50-80
207 204 Chinese pale celadon jade carving in the form of a flowering plant within scrollwork £100-150 205 Four 19th century Chinese porcelain plates, two decorated with dogs of Fo, the others with flowers and foliage, largest 9” diameter £60-100 206 19th century Chinese painting on silk depicting two exotic birds in flowering tree, 45½ x 23in. (114 x 58cm) £200-300 See Illustration. 207 Early 19th century Chinese blue and white baluster vase decorated with landscape scenes, four character mark to base £150-250 See Illustration. 208 Trio of late 19th/20th century Chinese silver vases with floral decoration, each raised on three stylised bamboo supports, by Wang Hing, tallest vase 7.5” high £300-500 See Illustration. 209 Five Chinese turquoise glazed bottle vases, tallest 12” £200-300 210 Four Chinese turquoise glazed bottle vases, tallest 10” £200-300
211 Five Chinese bottle vases, two brown, yellow, green and dark blue, tallest 10” £200-300 212 Mid 20th century Chinese blue and white vase decorated with children, six character mark to base, 17in. (43cm) £100-200 213 Two mid 20th century Chinese pottery warriors in red robes, the tallest 14” £80-120 214 Pair of mid 20th century Chinese cloisonne vase and covers with finials in the form of dogs of fo, each 7” high, in presentation box £100-200 215 Mid 20th century Chinese cloisonne cauldron decorated with dragon and bats, 8in. (20cm) £50-100 216 Mid 20th century Chinese cloisonne vase and cover with scrolling floral and foliate decoration, on hardwood stand, 8in. (20cm) £80-120 217 Mid 20th century Chinese cloisonne and red cinnabar lacquered tea pot with floral decoration, 5in. (13cm) £60-100
219 218 Pair of mid 20th century Chinese cloisonne double gourd vases decorated with panels of vases of flowers and fruit, 6in. (15cm) £50-80 219 Mid 20th century Chinese cloisonne bowl in deep blue ground decorated with flowers, on wooden base, diameter 13” £80-120 See Illustration. 220 Pair of mid 20th century Chinese cloisonne vases decorated with flowers, each 6” high £50-80 221 Mid 20th century Chinese red cinnabar lacquered box in the form of a bat, 3 x 10in. (8 x 25cm) £50-100 222 Mid 20th century Chinese red cinnabar lacquered round box depicting hunting scene, diameter 8” £50-100 223 Mid 20th century Chinese red cinnabar lacquered plate depicting a dragon, diameter 9” £40-60 224 Mid 20th century Chinese red cinnabar lacquered round box depicting landscape with figures, diameter 7” £40-60 225 Mid 20th century Chinese lacquered bowl decorated in gilt, diameter 6” £30-50
228 Chinese nephrite jade carving of conjoined fungi, 1.5” £100-200 See Illustration. 229 19th century Chinese nephrite jade pendant carved as two peaches 1 3/4” wide £300-500 See Illustration. 230 Pair of Chinese jade bowls on wooden bases, diameter 4” £80-120 231 Chinese jade carving of an insect 2”, and green stone egg £50-80 232 Mid 20th century Chinese jade carving of a lady, on wooden base, 8in. (20cm) £50-100
233 Mid 20th century Chinese jade cauldron decorated with dragons heads, 6in. (15cm) £100-200 234 Mid 20th century Chinese jade cauldron decorated with dragons heads, 8in. (20cm) £100-200 235 Mid 20th century Chinese lacquered jewellery box, 6in. (15cm) £40-60 See Illustration. 236 Five mid 20th century Chinese ginger jars and one Japanese ginger jar, the tallest 8” £40-60
237 Mid 20th century Chinese blue and white double gourd vase and eight other pieces of blue and white china £50-60
229 226 Chinese nephrite jade reticulated plaque with central shou character surrounded by bats 4.5” wide on wooden stand £300-500 See Illustration. 227 Chinese jade pendant carved with a dragon, 3” £50-80 28
238 Pair of mid 20th century Chinese famile verte bowls diameter 6” and eight other pieces of oriental china £40-60 239 Pair of mid 20th century Chinese dogs of fo seated on round base in turquoise glaze, 7in. (18cm) £40-60 240 Mid 20th century Chinese figure carrying a fan in red robe and four other Chinese pottery figures, the tallest 11” £60-100 241 Chinese hardstone figure of a man with children 9” high, three hardstone figures and a hardstone vase £50-100 242 Mid 20th century Chinese carved malachite figure of a woman with child 6”, and five similar figures in different stones £50-80 243 Three mid 20th century Chinese red cinnabar lacquered snuff bottles £50-80 244 Chinese blue and white snuff bottle and three others £50-80 245 Chinese wooden round box carved with script, pair of Japanese pottery vases decorated with figures, Japanese vase, two spoons, and faux ivory shell £30-50 246 Mid 20th century Chinese gilt wood carving of crab pot, 7” £50-80 247 Mid 20th century Chinese red lacquered storage pot, 14” high £50-100 248 Mid 20th century Chinese cloisonne figure of a woman in presentation box, 12” £50-100 249 Chinese carved and pierced gilt wood panel depicting figures in a temple in later frame, 44 x 9in. (112 x 23cm) £100-200 See Illustration. 250 Mid 20th century Chinese wooden pestle and mortar, 13in. (33cm) £50-100
251 251 Pair of Chinese gilt wood carved panels depicting warriors and a dragon, 12 x 16in. (30 x 41cm) £50-100 See Illustration. 252 Chinese gilt wood carved panel decorated with figures in a temple, 18 x 12in. (46 x 30cm) £50-80 253 Chinese carved gilt wood panel of figures by an altar, 8 x 14in. (20 x 36cm) £50-80
254 Pair of Chinese gilt wood figures, warriors in a landscape setting, each 19” x 18” £50-80 255 Pair of Chinese carved gilt wood panels, warriors in landscape setting, 27 x 6in. (69 x 15cm) £80-120 See Illustration. 256 Chinese carved gilt wood and lacquered panel depicting figures at an altar, 16 x 10in. (41 x 25cm) £60-80 257 Chinese carved gilt wood panel of figures and animals, 11 x 10in. (28 x 25cm) £50-80 See Illustration. 258 Chinese carved gilt wood panel, figures by an altar, 10 x 13in. (25 x 33cm) £50-80 259 Chinese carved wood panel depicting figures by an altar, 40 x 10in. (102 x 25cm) £100-200 See Illustration.
259 260 Pair of Chinese carved gilt wood panels depicting eight figures, 10 x 4in. (25 x 10cm) £30-50 261 Set of three Chinese paintings on silk landscapes and seven others £50-80 262 Chinese silk embroidery and a pair of Chinese silk landscape paintings, each 23 x 9” £40-60
271 Two Chinese scroll paintings, the first depicting figures in a landscape, the other flowers and a landscape print, (3), (framed), £60-100 272 Chinese scroll painting of a lady in a kimono, stamped and with calligraphy, (framed), 53 x 20in. (135 x 51cm) £60-100
263 Piontiach, Chinese school, eight crayon portraits, the largest 24 x 19”, all painted in the ‘60s £100-200 264 18th century Chinese blue and white ginger jar, 5” high, decorated with peonies, together with other Oriental china, comprising a blue and white bowl, oval dish and a pair of Cantonese vases £100-150 265 Late 19th/early 20th century chinese vase of an unusual shape decorated in colours with auspicious objects, 10in. (25cm) £60-100 266 Chinese 1000 copper coin bank note from An Wei province, Guangxu period £60-100
267 Pair of Chinese blue and white ginger jars and a smaller with cover, decorated with flowers and foliage £50-80 268 Chinese ivory netsuke carved as a teacher with child seated £100-150 269 Two 19th century Chinese hand painted leaves from a ‘Pillow Book’, 11 x 8in. (28 x 20cm) £200-300 See Illustration. 270 Pair of Chinese pink ground bowls enamelled with dragons, bats and scrolling floral decoration, bearing Kangxi marks, 6.5” diameter £600-1,000 See Illustration.
276 18th/19th century Chinese lacquered tray floral border center with mountain landscape, probably made for the Japanese market, 7½ x 5½in. (18 x 13cm) £200-300 See Illustration. 277 Chinese hard stone carving of a fish 2” wide, and four others similar £40-60 278 18th/ 19th Chinese white metal hair ornament, sword handle decorations and other small metal decorations £40-60
276 273 Chinese scroll painting of figures, one on a horse, another on a cloud and others, stamped and with calligraphy, (framed), 35 x 18in. (89 x 46cm) £60-100 274 Chinese scroll painting of a mountainous landscape with a figure on a path, stamped twice and with calligraphy, (framed), 38 x 18½in. (97 x 46cm) £60-100 275 Chinese 19th century watercolour on rice paper of an empress in front of jade scene with a scholar with jade sceptre, both figures with tiger lily feet, 12 x 7in. (30 x 18cm) £80-120
279 Large and rare Chinese ancestor portrait on canvas depicting male family to the right, female to the left, each ancestor named in a rectangular cartouche, the whole with four character gilt mark in a blue cartouche at the top of the portrait, stating ‘ the ancestors appearance is still in our mind’, 99 x 69in. (251 x 175cm) £1,500-2,500 See Illustration. 280 18th century large and rare Chinese ancestor painting depicting the female side of a family, cartouche reading: ‘three generations of female ancestors’, 107 x 68in. (272 x 173cm) £1,500-2,500 See Illustration.
Galien-Laloue (1854-1941), Mesnil Les Hurlus'.
Militaria Auction Wednesday 30th July 10:30 To commemorate the Centenary of the First World War with a donation of 33 commission going to Help for Heroes
COSTUME AND TEXTILES This section of the sale will not commence before 1.20 pm Thursday 29th May 281 Thailand, Mien tribe woman’s coat, black cotton with patterned cord and magenta wool collar, first half 20th century, PROVENANCE: From a collection formerly kept at Hampton Court Palace £70-100 282 Chinese silk altar frontal embroidered with creatures, birds, flowers, and two columns of characters worked in silk and gilt thread with double border surround. PROVENANCE: From a collection formerly kept at Hampton Court Palace 25 x 83in. (64 x 211cm) £100-250 See Illustration. 283 Large 19th century Japanese embroidered wall hanging, depicting a woodland landscape with stream and dwellings worked in silk long stitch framed by a dragon patterned fabric, PROVENANCE: From a collection formerly kept at Hampton Court Palace 80 x 56in. (203 x 142cm) £400-600 See Illustration.
284 Japanese Meiji period wall hanging, depicting a figure on a bird, other birds and koi carp, finely worked in silk on a background of intricate couched thread rounds, within a brocaded silk border PROVENANCE: From a collection formerly kept at Hampton Court Palace 62 x 34½in. (157 x 86cm) £200-400 See Illustration.
285 Early 20th century Chinese embroidered panel depicting figures carrying a palanquin, others with banners in a procession, embroidered on raw silk, PROVENANCE: From a collection formely kept at Hampton Court Palace £80-120 286 19th century Chinese silk panel embroidered with a bat and flowers, a skirt panel and Japanese wall hanging PROVENANCE: From a collection formerly kept at Hampton Court Palace. £100-150 287 Early 20th century Chinese silk wedding jacket extensively embroidered in silver and gold and silk thread, PROVENANCE: From a collection formerly kept at Hampton Court Palace £150-250 See Illustration. 288 An early 20th century Egyptian applique panel, depicting figures and an ox, and hieroglyphics cotton on hessian 47 x 139 cm PROVENANCE: From a collection previously kept at Hampton Court Palace £50-80
290 289 Two early 20th century Egyptian panels depicting a pharaoh and hieroglyphics cotton applique hand stitched, with purple border, probably retailed by Liberty & Co. 113 x 65 cm and 62 x 180 cm PROVENANCE: From a collection previously kept at Hampton Court Palace £150-250 290 Pair of 19th century Chinese silk sleeve panels finely worked in Peking knot stitch depicting figures in a landscape, 27½ x 5in. (69 x 13cm) £150-250 See Illustration.
291 Late 19th century Chinese semi formal robe of dark blue silk embroidered with flowers and butterfly in silk and knot stitch, contrasting cuffs with polychrome embroidery and brocaded border, lined with turquoise silk, £200-300 See Illustration. 292 Circa 1900, long border of chinese embroidery worked in silk Peking knot polychrome on purple ground £200-300 See Illustration. 293 19th century Japanese silk embroidery of a long tailed bird perched on a flowering branch, mounted in a 20th century oak firescreen £100-200
296 Chinese robe of pale blue silk with embroidered decoration of flowers worked in Peking knot and silk stitch, cream silk border embroidered with figure in a landscape £300-500 See Illustration. 297 Chinese Qing dynasty silk skirt with embroidered panels depicting flowers and insects, within a black embroidered border £100-150 See Illustration. 298 19th century Chinese wall hanging constructed out of a Qing dynasty Chi-fu dragon and phoenix robes, depicting five claw dragons amongst clouds and bats, the second robe for a female with five roundels of embroidery each with a phoenix amidst flowers and butterflies, blue silk lining, 101 x 208 cm £500-800 See Illustration.
299 Chinese robe of blue silk, the fabric brocaded with dragons and embroidered with flowers in silk and knot stitch, black silk border and cream cuffs, length 107 cm £200-400 See Illustration.
298 294 Pair of chinese embroideries depicting butterflies, flowers and foliage, 23” x 5” £80-120 295 Chinese civilian 1st order rank badge, depicting a phoenix amongst clouds, late Qing dynasty, worked in silk stitch and couched gilt thread within a border of symbols £200-300 See Illustration.
304 Unusual 1920’s Japanese child’s kimono with polychrome design of horsemen in armour £70-100 See Illustration. 305 Late 18th/early 19th century Chinese silk dragon robe of yellow gold silk tapestry weave, decoration of eight dragons in gold thread, further representation of the universe in the brocaded fabric, contrasting hoof form cuffs, and collar, finely embroidered with dragons and further emblems, length 132cm, PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £1,000-1,500 See Illustration. 306 Two Chinese hardwood wall panels each decorated with fishermen in coloured soapstone, 12½ x 8½in. (30 x 20cm) £150-250
307 Late 19th century Chinese embroidered silk panel with pagodas, depicting officials travelling to see the emperor 38 x 30in. (97 x 76cm) £300-500
305 300 Two 19th century Chinese silk skirt panels, embroidered with dragons in couched gilt thread the top section pleated and with wide embroidered band, 71 x 76 cm £250-350 301 Chinese Qing dynasty skirt with extensively embroidered panels of coloured butterflies and blue leaves, brocaded cream silk with black border £150-250 302 Late 19th/early 20th century Chinese dark blue silk jacket with light blue cuffs embroidered with birds and blossom, silk ribbon trim and floral border, and a skirt with embroidered panels £150-250 303 Early 20th century Chinese silk gown extensively embroidered in gilt stitch with contrasting border and cuffs £100-150
308 Chinese silk sleeves embroidered with figures in outdoor settings, 19½ x 7in. (48 x 18cm) £40-60 309 Chinese silk embroidery depicting a figure on a beast holding a rui sceptre and two other figures, 29 x 19½in. (74 x 48cm) £200-300 See Illustration. 310 Pair of Chinese embroidered silk sleeves with metallic and coloured thread depicting figures at various pursuits, 20½ x 4in. (51 x 10cm) £80-120 311 Pair of Chinese silk sleeves embroidered with figures in a garden setting, 19 x 4in. (48 x 10cm) £40-60 312 Set of three Chinese embroidered silk sleeves with figures and roundels, 21 x 5in. (53 x 13cm) £40-60 313 Northern Chinese black silk and fur lined robe with metal thread decoration of double gourd vases £800-1,200 See Illustration. 314 Chinese blue silk kimono and sash embroidered with flowers and butterflies £150-250
JAPANESE WORKS OF ART AND
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Ferdinand Preiss, pair of carved ivory figures (detail). Sold for ÂŁ4,500.
CERAMICS This section of the sale will not commence before 1.40 pm Thursday 29th May 315 19th century Japanese carved Ivory figure of Gama Sennin, signed on base with character marks, the benign bearded sage traditionally depicted as he is here as a beggarly old man carrying a toad with another on his back and a necklace of beads with a gourd at his waist, and wearing a mugwort robe, 11in. (28cm) £1,000-1,500 See Illustration.
316 Japanese copper oval box decorated with birds perched on bamboo stalks 2” another lozenge shaped 2” and a carved wooden box 2” £50-100
320 317 Japanese okimono, two toads well carved in ivory and a carved and painted four section box, with bronze fastener ,carving 4.5 cm box 5.5 cm £150-250 See Illustration.
318 1920’s Japanese grotesque kobe daruma doll carving with ivory face, 2½in. (5cm) £50-80 See Illustration. 319 Japanese blue and white stand decorated with a watery landscape £50-80 320 Ando Jubei Japanese cloisonne small vase decorated with birds flying above wysteria, the base and neck mounted in silver coloured metal, Meiji period, on carved wooden base, 7in. (18cm) £300-500 See Illustration.
321 Japanese Satsuma brooch depicting storks by a riverside, a cat’s eye chalcedony necklace and another of malacite beads £100-150 322 Early 20th century Japanese silk panel decorated with birds perched on branches, 34 x 15in. (86 x 38cm) £100-200 323 19th century Japanese bizen style vase with cylindrical neck, carved with calligraphy and auspicious objects, impressed character mark to base, 14½in. (36cm) £200-300 See Illustration. 324 Early 20th century Japanese print of a mountain 9” x 15” £40-60 325 Japanese Satsuma Saki set, comprising cylindrical ewer and six matching cups decorated with flower heads, a pair of gilt decorated cups and saucers and another decorated with flowers and foliage, (13), £100-200
326 Late 19th century Japanese kutani vase decorated with panels of flowers, foliage and insects, marked Kutani Sukuru £300-400 See Illustration. 327 Late 19th century Japanese kutani vase decorated with panels of flowers, foliage and insects, marked Kutani Sukuru, 12in. (30cm) £150-250
331 328 Eight miniature Japanese Kutani vases, decorated with figures, landscapes and flowers £50-80 329 Two similar late 19th century Japanese cylindrical vases decorated with exterior scenes £50-80 330 Japanese blue and white vase decorated with flowers and foliage, diameter 11” and a Japanese blue and white bowl £30-50 331 Pair of Japanese bronze twin-handled censers on integral stands, the covers surmounted with mythical beasts on four scrolling mask supports, 10in. (25cm) £250-350 See Illustration. 332 20th century Japanese pottery flask in brown and green glazes decorated with calligraphy, ovoid red glazed vase and a pear shaped vase £60-100
339 Japanese blue and white vase decorated with flowers and foliage, on three shaped feet £40-60 340 Japanese Edo period ivory carving of a man carrying a basket, on round base 7in. (18cm) £150-250 341 Shiozawa Kampo, born 1928, Japanese screen painted on silk with a black lacquered frame, with certificate of provenance £200-300 See Illustration.
334 333 Set of three graduated Imari palette dishes decorated with flowers and foliage and two others £150-250 334 Japanese Meiji period shibayama tray with lacquer, ivory and mother-of-pearl inlaid decoration, 41 x 59 cm £80-120 See Illustration.
342 19th century Japanese Imari vase decorated with panels of trees, flowers and Phoenix, 77cm high, 31cm diameter £200-300 See Illustration. 343 18th century Japanese Imari dish with centeral vase of flowers £80-120
335 Pair of early 20th century Japanese red, gilt and coloured laquered photograph frames £50-100 336 Pair of large Japanese satsuma decorated tea cups and saucers £80-120 337 Set of four Japanese blue and white tea bowls with floral decoration, marks to bases £80-120 338 Japanese Imari palette dish decorated with flowers and foliage £20-30
345 Two Japanese satsuma vases decorated with mountainous landscapes, birds and trees, 21cm high and satsuma bowl, with bird decoration, 15cm diameter £80-120 346 20th century Japanese satsuma circular plate with overall flower decoration, 25.5cm diameter £80-120 See Illustration. 347 20th century Japanese satsuma circular plate with gold decoration of pagodas and bridges, 25cm diameter £50-80 348 Early 20th century Japanese circular satsuma plate with gold floral wavy border with flower and bird decoration, 30.5cm diameter £100-150 349 Japanese famille noire tapered vase with floral decoration and other Japanese porcelain, (5) £30-50 350 Japanese cast bronze elephant striding forwards, ivory tusks replaced, three character mark, Chung Gu, Meiji, late 19th century, 9in. (23cm) £200-300 See Illustration.
351 Japanese Imari palette charger with a circular panel with floral decoration and radiating gilt and coloured decoration, Meiji period, 12.5” diameter £50-80 352 Japanese ivory carving of a fisherman and child, signed to base, 10in. (25cm) £150-200 353 Japanese ivory carving of a travelling man carrying a basket and with items on his back, signed to base, 7¾in. (18cm) £200-300 See Illustration.
346 344 20th century Japanese ginbari green tapered vase with floral decoration, 25cm high x 12.5cm £80-120 See Illustration. 44
362 354 Japanese bronze figure of a fisherman with basket, signed £60-100 355 Pair of Japanese bronze vases and three others £80-120 356 Late 19th Century Japanese satsuma bowl, wavy rim border, decorated with flowerheads, marks to base, 7” diameter £100-200 357 Pair of Japanese bottle neck vases decorated with blue flowers 8” high, and nine other pieces of Japanese ceramics £50-100 358 Pair of Japanese cloisonne vases decorated with birds and flowers 6” high, and seven other cloisonne vases £60-100 359 Early 20th century Japanese bone cased knife engraved with figures 11” £30-50
360 Japanese ivory figure of man with three children 4” 7in. (18cm) £80-120 361 Japanese carved ivory figure of man on a rock £120-180 362 Early 20th century Japanese pine and laquered box on four feet, 4 x 8 x 8in. (10 x 20 x 20cm) £200-300 See Illustration. 363 Ando Jubei, Japanese Cloisonne silver wire vase in red ground decorated with cranes, 9in. (23cm) £600-1,000 See Illustration. 364 Japanese Hiraldo, study of a puppy dog decorated in red and green, 5½in. (13cm) £200-300 See Illustration.
365 19th century Japanese satsuma belt buckle in white coloured metal £80-120 366 Japanese zitan wood carved toad with lacquered eyes 4”, and another 2” £80-120 367 Early 20th century Japanese mixed metal fanshaped menu holder decorated with cranes, 3 x 4in. (8 x 10cm) £50-100 See Illustration.
368 Early 20th century Japanese mixed metal menu holder in the form of geisha, 3in. (8cm) £50-80 See Illustration. 369 Set of three early 20th century Japanese mixed metal fan-shaped place setting holders decorated with birds 2” wide £40-60 370 19th century Japanese Kyoto ware tea pot, Quails egg dish, two square paste dishes, lacquered food box and cover, and Peter Jones project teapot (label verso) £40-60
Summer Fine Jewellery & Silver: 25th June 10.30am Summer Fine Art and Antiques: 26th June 10.30am
Including a collection of Modern British Paintings
Darren Baker (b.1976) 'The Royal Horse' Dubai Millennium (detail) Est: ÂŁ4,000-ÂŁ6,000
EASTERN WORKS OF ART AND CERAMICS This section of the sale will not commence before 2.15 pm Thursday 29th May 371 18th century Tibetan mandala with a central tantric figure surrounded by bodisatvas, buddhist monks and tantric figures, 51 x 36in. (130 x 91cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £2,500-3,500 See Illustration. 372 19th century Islamic bowl in blue and turquoise glazes, diameter 12” £100-200 See Illustration.
373 Three oriental porcelain bowls, three saucers, and severn mixed tea bowls, including blue and white chinawares £150-250 374 20th century Korean celadon glazed vase, height 7” £50-80
377 375 Set of four Chinese silk panels embroidered with birds, butterflies, flowers and foliage, 40 x 9in. (102 x 23cm) £100-200 376 Early 20th century Islamic slip glazed plate decorated with deer, 11” diameter £40-60 377 Late 19th/20th century Indian cast brass casket chased with foliage and auspicious symbols £300-500 See Illustration.
378 Three 18th/19th century European hardwood carvings of elephants, each lacquered in gilt and colours with an elaborate Oriental landscape, and another carved elephant £400-600 See Illustration.
378 379 19th century South East Asian leather covered quiver containing eleven bamboo arrows £120-180 380 Pair of Eastern brass and enamelled round trays £80-120 381 Korean green glazed earthenware vase of bulbous form with flared rim, the rim and foot unglazed, impressed mark to base, 9in. (23cm) £60-100 382 Cast metal eastern goddesses head on later base 9” high, and three others similar £50-80 383 Large collection of eastern copper and brass to include jugs and kettles £100-200
384 Early 20th century Eastern carved ivory chess set with folding rosewood board £200-300 See Illustration. 385 Early 20th century Persian miniature painting on ivory depicting a landscape with figures, 4½ x 4½in. (10 x 10cm) £50-100 See Illustration. 386 Collection of mostly 19th century Middle Eastern copper vessels and spoons with traces of silver, some with incised decoration of arabic script, three large keys and a brass coffee pot £100-200 387 Desert scene of a Bedouin tribesman and family with camel, unsigned, oil on board, 27 x 36 cm, in painted frame £80-120
388 Early 20th century Middle Eastern Silver ‘hirz’ koran holder and another silver with pierced ends and five circular silver boxes, one with lapis lazuli, another with onyx £150-250 389 Collection of early 20th century Bedouin jewellery including a Koran holder of rectangular form inset with red glass ‘stones’ another of cylindrical form and a necklace of red beads and filigree drops £100-150 390 Syrian card and games table extensively inlaid with geometric patterns, the twist top opening to reveal backgammon and chess boards £400-600 See Illustration. 391 Indian cast metal cache pot with embossed figural decoration £20-30
392 19th century Persian pottery vase with coloured floral decoration overlaid with metal on circular base £80-120 See Illustration. 393 Late 19th/20th century Indian ivory carved boat with pagoda and oarsmen, 37cm long £120-150 394 Late 19th/20th century Tibetan Thangka depicting green tara, 36 x 23cm £80-120 See Illustration.
395 18th century Burmese giltwood figure of Buddha seated in Vajrasana, on a high waisted lotus throne, 20½in. (51cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £500-800 See Illustration. 396 South East Asian wood carving of a standing female wearing traditional costume, 20in. (51cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £100-200
397 18th/19th century South East Asian cast gilt bronze Buddha’s left hand hand in ‘abhaya’, 10.5” long PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £100-200
400 398 South East Asian gilt metal on wood right hand of Buddha in ‘Karana’, 11” long PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £100-200 399 19th century Himalayan Buddhist temple buffalo horn, with metal mounts and coral cabochon, 18” long £150-250 See Illustration. 400 18th /19th century Tibetan ‘Bhairava’ mask constructed of polychrome lacquer on fabric, the fierce head surrounded by a garland of skulls, 19in. (48cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £300-500 See Illustration. 401 19th century Himalayan telescopic copper horn with pierced metal mounts, 27” long PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £80-120
403 Late 19th/early 20th century Thai painting on canvas of an elaborate temple in watery landscape with many figures and devotees, 53½in. (135cm) £200-300 See Illustration. 404 19th century Islamic vase decorated with multiple bands the main band with mythical beasts in blue and turquoise glazes, 10in. (25cm) £100-200 See Illustration.
405 Tibetan bi-coloured bronze hand bell and thunderbolt (ghanta and vajra), the handle of the bell in the form of a head surmounted by half-vajra, the vajra of scrolling open form with bulbous central section, bell 6.5” high, vajra 5.5” long £150-250 See Illustration.
403 402 Himalayan gilt copper panel depicting a tantric figure trampling on a demon, holding a caitya, framed in fire between two columns, 15 x 8in. (38 x 20cm) PROVENANCE: Bought by the vendor from the House of Huanghuali, Singapore. £250-350 See Illustration. 52
406 Indian bronze bowl with scrolling floral decoration £40-60 407 Eastern portrait of a lady, unsigned, oil on canvas, 24 x 18in. (61 x 46cm) £25-35 408 Pair of Indian watercolours of a loving couple with script, each 6” x 3” £80-120 409 Eastern camphor wood chest carved with figures £80-120 410 Mid 20th century Indian painting on fabric depicting figures and a horse in a landscape £150-250
411 Mid 20th century Indian painting on fabric depicting a figure on an elephant and others £80-120 412 Nepalese white metal rectangular box with pierced decoration of temple lions and foliate forms, tested as approximately Sterling standard, 5 x 8 x 5in. (13 x 20 x 13cm) £200-300 See Illustration.
413 Indian papier-mache vase decorated with cartouches of figures on floral ground 28” high £30-50 414 Pair of Indian bronze figures of a man and woman on round bases, 12in. (30cm) £50-90
END OF SALE
Michael Compton (CBE) Collection of Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction Friday 27th June at 7pm
ROY LICHTENSTEIN, AMERICAN (1923-1997). Weisman Art Award 'Yellow Brushstroke', 1991. Cast bronze sculpture. Estimate: ÂŁ40,000-60,000 54
Asian and Eastern Art Auction Wednesday 19th November 10:30am
01483 223 101
The Michael Compton (C.B.E) Collection of Post-War and Contemporary Art – Friday 27th June, 7pm
MARCEL BROODTHAERS (1924-1976). 'Un Chateaubriand bien saignant pour deux' (a rare chateaubriand for two), 1973. Estimate: £30,000-50,000
The Michael Compton (C.B.E) Collection of Post-War and Contemporary Art – Friday 27th June, 7pm
MARCEL BROODTHAERS (1924-1976). 'Poêle De Moules'. Mussel shells, dyed resin, and frying pan, c.1965. Estimate: £40,000-60,000
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Interpretation. In these Terms the words ‘you’, ‘yours’, etc. refer to the Seller and if the consignment of goods to us is made by an agent we assume that the Seller has authorised the consignment and that the consignor has the Seller’s authority to contract. Similarly the words ‘we’, ‘us’, etc. refer to the Auctioneers.
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Minimum bids and our discretion. Goods will normally be offered subject to a reserve agreed between us before the sale in accordance with clause 7. We may sell Lots below the reserve provided we account to you for the same sale proceeds as you would have received had the reserve been the hammer price. If you specifically give us a “discretion” we may accept a bid of up to 10% below the formal reserve.
(b) A reserve once set cannot be changed except with our consent. (c) Where a reserve has been placed only we may bid on your behalf and only up to the reserve (if any) and you may in no circumstances bid personally.
Commission is charged to sellers calculated per lot, as follows: 15% up to £1,000 – 10% thereafter £10+VAT Marketing and Internet Listing fee (sold or unsold), applies to all sales. £10+VAT Catalogue Illustration / late entry fee (sold or unsold), quarerly Fine and Specialist sales only. Loss and damage warranty 1.5% All the above are subject to VAT at current rates
Reserves. (a) You are entitled to place prior to the auction a reserve on any lot consigned, being the minimum hammer price at which that lot may be sold. Reserves must be reasonable and we may decline to offer goods which in our opinion would be subject to an unreasonably high reserve (in which case goods carry the storage and Loss and Damage Warranty charges stipulated in these Terms of Consignment).
10. Descriptions. Please assist us with accurate information as to the provenance etc. of goods where this is relevant. There is strict liability for the accuracy of descriptions under modern consumer legislation and in some circumstances responsibility lies with sellers if inaccuracies occur. We will assume that you have approved the catalogue description of your lots unless informed to the contrary. Where we are obliged to return the price to the buyer when the lot is a deliberate forgery under Condition 15 of the Conditions of Sale and we have accounted to you for the proceeds of sale you agree to reimburse us the sale proceeds. The liability to reimburse the sale proceeds shall not arise where you are acting reasonably and honestly and are unaware of the forgery but we are or ought to have been aware of it. 11. Unsold and withdrawn items. If an item is unsold it may with your consent be re-offered at a future sale. Where in our opinion an item is unsaleable you must collect such items from the saleroom promptly on being so informed. Otherwise, storage charges may be incurred. We reserve the right to charge for storage in these circumstances at a reasonable daily rate. 12. Withdrawn and bought in items. These are liable to incur a charge of 10 % plus VAT on being bought in or withdrawn after being catalogued. Minimum charge £10.
13. Conditions of Sale. You agree that all goods will be sold on our Conditions of Sale. In particular you undertake that you have the right to sell the goods either as owner or agent for the owner. You undertake to compensate us and any buyer or third party for all losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of this undertaking. 15. Authority to deduct commission and expenses and retain premium and interest. (a) You authorise us to deduct commission at the stated rate and all expenses incurred for your account from the hammer price and consent to our right to retain beneficially the premium paid by the buyer in accordance with our Conditions of Sale and any interest earned on the sale proceeds until the date of settlement. (b) You authorise us in our discretion to negotiate a sale by private treaty not later than the close of business on the day of the sale in the case of lots unsold at auction, in which case the same charges will be payable as if such lots had been sold at auction and so far as appropriate these Terms apply.
are subject to the same charges if you do not remove them within a reasonable time of notification. If not removed within three weeks we reserve the right to sell them and defray charges from any net proceeds of sale or at your expense to consign them to the local authority for disposal. 17. Settlement. After sale settlement of the net sum due to you normally takes place 21 days after the sale (by crossed cheque to the seller) unless the buyer has not paid for the goods. In this case no settlement will then be made but we will take your instructions in the light of our Conditions of Sale. You authorise any sums owed by you to us on other transactions to be deducted from the sale proceeds. You must note the liability to reimburse the proceeds of sale to us as under the circumstances provided for in Condition 10 above. You should therefore bear this potential liability in mind before parting with the proceeds of sale until the expiry of 21 days from the date of sale.
16. Warehousing. We disclaim all liability for goods delivered to our saleroom without sufficient sale instructions. and reserve the right to make minimum warehousing charge of ÂŁ5 per lot per day. Unsold lots
CONDITIONS OF SALE Ewbank’s carries on business with bidders, buyers and all those present in the auction room prior to or in connection with a sale on the following General Conditions and on such other terms, conditions and notices as may be referred to herein. 1. DEFINITIONS In these Conditions:
(a) "auctioneer” means the firm of Ewbank’s or its authorised auctioneer, as appropriate; (b) “deliberate forgery” means an imitation made with the intention of deceiving as to authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or source but which is unequivocally described in the catalogue as being the work of a particular creator and which at the date of the sale had a value materially less than it would have had if it had been in accordance with the description; (c) “hammer price” means the level of bidding reached (at or above any reserve) when the auctioneer brings down the hammer; (d) “terms of consignment” means the stipulated terms and rates of commission on which Ewbank’s accepts instructions from sellers or their agents; (e) “total amount due” means the hammer price in respect of the lot sold together with any premium, Value Added Tax chargeable and any additional charges payable by a defaulting buyer under these Conditions; (f) “sale proceeds” means the net amount due to the seller, being the hammer price of the lot sold less commission at the stated rate, Value Added Tax chargeable and any other amounts due to us by the seller in whatever capacity and however arising; (g) “You”, “Your”, etc. refer to the buyer as identified in Condition 2 (h) The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate.
2. BIDDING PROCEDURES AND THE BUYER (a) Bidders are required to register their particulars before bidding and to satisfy any security arrangements before entering the auction room to view or bid; (b) the maker of the highest bid accepted by the auctioneer conducting the sale shall be the buyer at the hammer price and any dispute about a bid shall be settled at the auctioneer’s absolute discretion by reoffering the Lot during the course of the auction or otherwise. The
auctioneer shall act reasonably in exercising this discretion. (c) Bidders shall be deemed to act as principals. (d) Our right to bid on behalf of the seller is expressly reserved up to the amount of any reserve and the right to refuse any bid is also reserved.
3. INCREMENTS Bidding increments shall be at the auctioneer’s sole discretion. 4. THE PURCHASE PRICE The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 25.2% inclusive of VAT [or incremental] at the rate imposed by law. 5. VALUE ADDED TAX Value Added Tax on the hammer price is imposed by law on all items affixed with a ‘†’ or double asterisk. Value Added Tax is charged at the appropriate rate prevailing by law at the date of sale and is payable by buyers of relevant Lots. (Please refer to “Information for Buyers” for a brief explanation of the VAT position). 6. PAYMENT (1) Immediately a Lot is sold you will: (a) give to us, if requested, proof of identity, and (b) pay to us the total amount due in cash or in such other way as is agreed by us. (c) Any payments by you to us may be applied by us towards any sums owing from you to us on any account whatever without regard to any directions of you or your agent, whether express or implied. 7. TITLE AND COLLECTION OF PURCHASES (1) The ownership of any Lots purchased shall not pass to you until you have made payment in full to us of the total amount due. (2) You shall at your own risk and expense take away any lots that you have purchased and paid for not later than 3 working days following the day of the auction or upon the clearance of any cheque used for payment after which you shall be responsible for any removal, storage and Loss and Damage Warranty
CONDITIONS OF SALE continued charges. (3) No purchase can be claimed or removed until it has been paid for. 8. REMEDIES FOR NON-PAYMENT OR FAILURE TO COLLECT PURCHASES (1) If any Lot is not paid for in full and taken away in accordance with these Conditions or if there is any other breach of these Conditions, we, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf, shall at our absolute discretion and without prejudice to any other rights we may have, be entitled to exercise one or more of the following rights and remedies: (a) to proceed against you for damages for breach of contract; (b) to rescind the sale of that Lot and/or any other Lots sold by us to you; (c) to resell the Lot (by auction or private treaty) in which case you shall be responsible for any resulting deficiency in the total amount due (after crediting any part payment and adding any resale costs). Any surplus so arising shall belong to the seller; (d) to remove, store and insure the Lot at your expense and, in the case of storage, either at our premises or elsewhere; (e) to charge interest at a rate not exceeding 1.5% per month on the total amount due to the extent it remains unpaid for more than 3 working days after the sale; (f) to retain that or any other Lot sold to you until you pay the total amount due; (g) to reject or ignore bids from you or your agent at future auctions or to impose conditions before any such bids shall be accepted; (h) to apply any proceeds of sale of other Lots due or in future becoming due to you towards the settlement of the total amount due and to exercise a lien (that is a right to retain possession of) any of your property in our possession for any purpose until the debt due is satisfied. (i) We shall, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf pursue these rights and remedies only so far as is reasonable to make appropriate recovery in respect of breach of these conditions (2) We shall, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf pursue these rights and remedies only so far as is reasonable to make appropriate recovery in respect of breach of these conditions
9. THIRD PARTY LIABILITY All members of the public on our premises are there at their own risk and must note the lay-out of the accommodation and security arrangements. Accordingly neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall incur liability for death or personal injury (except as required by law by reason of our negligence) or similarly for the safety of the property of persons visiting prior to or at a sale. 10. COMMISSION BIDS Whilst prospective buyers are strongly advised to attend the auction and are always responsible for any decision to bid for a particular Lot and shall be assumed to have carefully inspected and satisfied themselves as to its condition we will if so instructed clearly and in writing execute bids on their behalf. Neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall be responsible for any failure to do so save where such failure is unreasonable. Where two or more commission bids at the same level are recorded we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to prefer the first bid so made. 11. WARRANTY OF TITLE AND AVAILABILITY The seller warrants to the auctioneer and you that the seller is the true owner of the property consigned or is properly authorised by the true owner to consign it for sale and is able to transfer good and marketable title to the property free from any third party claims. 12. AGENCY The auctioneer normally acts as agent only and disclaims any responsibility for default by sellers or buyers. 13. TERMS OF SALE The seller acknowledges that Lots are sold subject to the stipulations of these Conditions in their entirety and on the Terms of Consignment as notified to the consignor at the time of the entry of the Lot. 14. DESCRIPTIONS AND CONDITION (1) Whilst we seek to describe Lots accurately, it may be impractical for us to carry out exhaustive due diligence on each lot. Prospective buyers are given ample opportunities to view and inspect before any sale and they (and any independent experts on their behalf) must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of any description applied to a
CONDITIONS OF SALE continued
lot. Prospective buyers also bid on the understanding that, inevitably, representations or statements by us as to authorship, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance, condition or estimated selling price involve matters of opinion. We undertake that any such opinion shall be honestly and reasonably held and accept liability for opinions given negligently or fraudulently. Subject to the foregoing neither we the auctioneer nor our employees or agents nor the seller accept liability for the correctness of such opinions and all conditions and warranties, whether relating to description, condition or quality of lots, express, implied or statutory, are hereby excluded. This Condition is subject to the next following Condition concerning deliberate forgeries and applies save as provided for in paragraph 6 ‘information to buyers’. (2) Private treaty sales made under these Conditions are deemed to be sales by auction for purposes of consumer legislation.
15. FORGERIES Notwithstanding the preceding Condition, any Lot which proves to be a deliberate forgery (as defined) may be returned to us by you within 21 days of the auction provided it is in the same condition as when bought, and is accompanied by particulars identifying it from the relevant catalogue description and a written statement of defects. If we are satisfied from the evidence presented that the Lot is a deliberate forgery we shall refund the money paid by you for the Lot including any buyer’s premium provided that:-
(1) if the catalogue description reflected the accepted view of scholars and experts as at the date of sale
- or (2) you personally are not able to transfer a good and marketable title to us, you shall have no rights under this condition. The right of return provided by this Condition is additional to any right or remedy provided by law or by these Conditions of Sale
GENERAL 16. We shall have the right at our discretion, to refuse admission to our premises or attendance at our auctions by any person. 17. (1) any right to compensation for losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of these Conditions and any exclusions provided by them shall be available to the seller and/or the auctioneer as appropriate.
(2) Such rights and exclusions shall extend to and be deemed to be for the benefit of employees and agents of the seller and/or the auctioneer who may themselves enforce them.
18. Any notice to any buyer, seller, bidder or viewer may be given by first class mail or Swiftmail in which case it shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee 48 hours after posting. 19. Special terms may be used in catalogue descriptions of particular classes of items in which case the descriptions must be interpreted in accordance with any glossary appearing at the commencement of the catalogue. 20. Any indulgence extended to bidders buyers or sellers by us notwithstanding the strict terms of these Conditions or of the Terms of Consignment shall affect the position at the relevant time only and in respect of that particular concession only; in all other respects these Conditions shall be construed as having full force and effect. 21. English law applies to the interpretation of these Conditions.
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Heading North on the A3 take the Ripley turning to the Burnt Common roundabout and follow the Woodhill signs.
Ewbank Auctioneers is situated between the A3 and B2215 South of Burnt Common Roundabout. Please note: if using Sat Nav to navigate to us then to do not use our postcode as this will direct you to the A3. Please use postcode GU23 7JY, this will take you to the burnt common roundabout then follow directions as above.
Heading South turn off the A3 11/2 miles after the M25 junction and proceed through Ripley to the Burnt Common roundabout as above. If you miss the Ripley turning go South, proceed to the Merrow & Burpham slip road and join the A3 Northbound.
Burnt Common Roundabout
HOW TO FIND US
EWBANK AUCTIONEERS In 1994 we acquired the Burnt Common Auction Rooms, which are situated just off the A3, under ten minutes away from junction 10 on the M25. It is a very prominent site in an out of town location giving easy access and acres of parking. Woking main line station is 4 miles with trains to Waterloo (25 minutes). Throughout our time in Guildford, we have had the privilege of advising thousands clients on the valuation and sale of Antiques and Fine Art and have conducted well in excess of a hundred Antiques and Fine Arts auctions and over three hundred General Sales. When we started in 1990 we held six auctions a year and we are now expecting to hold up to 24 in the next twelve months If they are to succeed, businesses like ours must give clients and buyers an efficient and friendly service and, over the years, we have always tried to maintain the highest standards, adhering to the principles of probity and ethics of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers, of which we are Members. Most of our new clients come to us on recommendation, from professional advisers or existing clients. As the costs of selling by Auction in Central London have rocketed we have benefited from the general trend in recent years for more important items to be sold outside the capital. Catalogues are produced and circulated to prospective purchasers by post and E-mail and full details, including digital illustrations of almost all lots in our quarterly Antique and Fine Art auctions, are included on the internet. Buyers are attracted from all over the world. We have an agreement with artfact.com, who list our antique sales on Ebay, take commission bids from prospective buyers and facilitate active participation in the auction from a PC anywhere in the world at the time that the sale is actually in progress. This gives a far greater global marketing ability. We are trail-blazing in this field as there are only a handful of other Antique and Fine Art salerooms in the UK who also list on eBay. We see this as being the way forward for the future and it will maximise our ability to achieve the best possible prices for our clients. In our first internet linked auction in 2005 there were nearly 20000 visits to our online catalogue generating over 500 specific enquiries and the figures have risen markedly since then. Ewbank Auctioneers has grown from humble beginnings holding six sales a year, to the position that we hold today, with our own salerooms and some twenty sales a year. Turnover since 1990 has increased by over 800%. Building refurbishment works have just been completed, which include, a new mezzanine floor doubling our existing floor space, a new entrance, offices, a new heating system and external face-lift. Chris Ewbank has taken a very active part in the leadership of the profession within the UK. He has been a member of the Fine Arts Advisory Panel of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Chairman of its Art and Antiques Professional Group. He is also an elected Member of its International Governing Council ( the highest decision making body in the Institution). He joined the Committee of the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers in 1994, (he first became a member in 1982), and was Chairman from 2000 - 2007. He has also in recent years been on the Executive Committee of the British Art Market Federation and was one of the first to join the new City of London Guild of Arts Scholars, Dealers and Collectors. Chris Ewbank FRICS ASFAV
Ewbank’s Auction Sale Dates 2014 VIEWING TIMES Monday before sale: 10am - 5pm Tuesday before sale: 10am - 8pm Saturday before sale (Silver, Jewellery and Quarterly Fine Auctions only): 10am - 2pm Mornings of sale: limited viewing before sales start at 10.30am
June 11th/12th Antique and Collector’s Auction 25th Specialist Fine Jewellery and Silver 26th Quarterly Fine Auction, to include Clocks, Watches and Instruments (entries close 6th June)
October 8th/9th Antique and Collector’s Auction 22nd 20th Century Design and Contemporary Art Auction (entries close 26th September) 29th Entertainment and Memorabilia Auction (entries close 3rd October)
November 5th/6th Antique and Collector’s Auction 19th Asian and Eastern Art Auction (entries close 31st October) 26th Specialist Fine Jewellery and Silver 27th Quarterly Fine Auction, to include Fine Wine, Clocks and Watches (entries close 7th November)
Entertainment and Memorabilia Auction (entries close 16th June) 16th/17th Antique and Collector’s Auction 30th Militaria Auction, to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the First World War (entries close 11th July)
August 13th/14th Antique and Collector’s Auction
December 10th / 11thAntique and Collector’s Auction
September 10th/11th Antique and Collector’s Auction 24th Specialist Fine Jewellery and Silver 25th Quarterly Fine Auction, to include 18th/19th Century Pictures (entries close 5th September)
Fully illustrated catalogues with multiple images are published on our website approximately two weeks before the sale. For Monthly sales they go online approximately one week before the sale. Dates are published on our website and are subject to change without notice.
Asian Art Auction - Chinese, Japanese, Islamic and Eastern Works of Art, Ceramics, Costume and Textiles.