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Asian Works of Art


Asian Works of Art Wednesday 28 March 2012 Thursday 29 March 2012 PREVIEW WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH | 10 AM - 5 PM THURSDAY 22 MARCH | 10 AM - 5 PM FRIDAY 23 MARCH | 10 AM - 5 PM SATURDAY 24 MARCH | 10 AM - 3 PM SUNDAY 25 MARCH | 10 AM - 3 PM MONDAY 26 MARCH | 10 AM - 5 PM TUESDAY 27 MARCH | 10 AM - 5 PM

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WEDNESDAY 28 MARCH I 10 AM SESSION ONE, CHINESE AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN, LOTS 1–437 THURSDAY 29 MARCH I 10 AM SESSION TWO, CHINESE AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN, LOTS 438–812 SESSION THREE, Japanese, Lots 813–919 PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF Marjorie and Charles Benton, Evanston, Illinois Sandra H. Borneman, Elkhart, Indiana The Leon Brown Trust, U.S. Bank, Trustee, Troy, Ohio The Dayton Art Institute, sold to benefit future acquisitions Ernie Diebold, Rockford, Illinois Larry Faxon Diehl, Agricultural Attaché for the Embassy of the United States of America in Burma; Tempe, Arizona Ms. Susan Harrington Grove, Saint Simons Island, Georgia Ms. Barbara Hall, Chicago, Illinois Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Peter G. and Nancy B. Kohler, Kohler, Wisconsin Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois Derek Murphy, Tigard, Oregon Mr. George Nuter, Union Pier, Michigan Stephen Payne, West Palm Beach, Florida Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois Steve Sattem, Kalamazoo, Michigan The Von-Der-Dressel Collection, Chicago, Illinois Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois The Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri A Private Collection, Boca Raton, Florida A Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois A Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois A Private Chicago Collection A Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona A Private West Michigan Collector An Important Michigan Collection A Wisconsin Collection A Private Midwest Collection A Prominent Midwest Collection

P R O P E R T Y F R O M T H E E S TAT E S O F William B. Butz, Esquire, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain John Haight, Arlington Heights, Illinois John D. Jones, Chicago, Illinois Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Kemper, Chicago, Illinois for the benefit of the Big Shoulders Fund, Chicago, Illinois James H. Kogen, Evanston, Illinois Lila Meitus Lang, Chicago, Illinois Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Marjorie I. Mitchell, Chicago, Illinois Vincent Rodriguez, Miami, Florida Jean Ross, Lake Forest, Illinois Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois Norma Seidman, Lincolnwood, Illinois

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Cover Lot 60, A Gilt Bronze Model of Avalokitesvara

Lots marked with an asterisk (*) are tax exempt as permitted by law


Contents ASIAN WORKS OF ART

SESSION ONE, CHINESE AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN

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SESSION TWO, CHINESE AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN

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SESSION THREE, JAPANESE

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AUCTION INQUIRIES

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GUIDE FOR PROSPECTIVE SELLERS

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CONDITIONS OF SALE

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TELEPHONE / ABSENTEE BID FORM

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Session One, Chinese and Southeast Asian | Lots 1–437 Wednesday 28 March | 10 AM

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A Chinese Buddha’s Hand Fruit-Form Agate Snuff Bottle,

A Large Hair Quartz Snuff Bottle,

A White Jade Snuff Bottle,

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A Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle,

A White Jade Snuff Bottle,

of even tan colored stone, carved with multiple fingers and having a smaller fruit carved in high relief as well as leaves on the exterior, with carved red coral stopper of floral form. Length of bottle 2 1/4 inches. $300-500 2

A Simulated Realgar-Glass Snuff Bottle,

of ovoid form with spotted pattern in the rock throughout, having goldstone stopper. Height of bottle 2 1/8 inches. $500-700 3

A Carved Rock Quartz Double Gourd Snuff Bottle,

having carving in relief of a circular character on each gourd flanked by bats, having a concave oval base. Height 2 1/2 inches. $600-800

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of compressed oval form with conforming panels on the front and back, raised atop an oval foot ring, with jadeite and metal mounted stopper. Height of bottle 3 inches. $800-1,200

of compressed squared form having decoration depicting an eagle swooping above a dog. Height of bottle 2 1/2 inches. $800-1,200 5

A Carved Hornbill Snuff Bottle,

in the form of a cicada having carving on the underside of the legs, with malachite stopper. Length 2 1/2 inches. $400-600

of rectangular form, having a ring carved neck, each side having double happiness character carved in relief. Height 2 1/4 inches. $800-1,200

of compressed flask form, having incised decoration of a flowering plum tree on one side with the other having a seven-character inscription ending in the phrase ‘jade bottle,’ with a jadeite stopper. Height of bottle 2 3/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri Provenance: Purchased at Sotheby’s, New York, 17 January 1984, Lot 420 $1,500-2,000


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A Group of Three Jade and Hardstone Snuff Bottles,

A Collection of Five Porcelain Snuff Bottles,

A Group of Two Glass Snuff Bottles,

one celadon bottle of compressed squared form having light russet inclusions, the second of white hardstone of spade form, carved with a scene of a spotted deer on one side and a calligraphic inscription on the reverse, the last of celadon colored hardstone with a russet skin throughout, of rounded rectangular form. Height of tallest bottle 2 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,000

comprising a large cylindrical bottle having underglazed blue and copper red decoration, a thin cylindrical bottle having underglaze blue decoration of a boy’s day celebration bearing a sixcharacter Kangxi mark on the underside, a thin flask form bottle with iron red fu dogs, a compressed globular bottle with underglazed blue decoration of a sage in the wilderness with a butterfly mark on the underside and a double bottle with famille rose figural decoration and having a four-character Guangxu mark in iron red. Height of tallest 3 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 10

A Hardstone Snuff Bottle,

having relief carving of a dragon, with jadeite lid, together with a carved agate dish. Height of bottle 2 1/2 inches. Property from a Private West Michigan Collector $500-700

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comprising one circular bottle of pale yellow glass with beveled edges, having a coral stopper, together with a faceted turquoise glass bottle. Height 2 7/8 inches. $500-700 12

A Hair Quartz Snuff Bottle,

of rounded rectangular form, having dense patterning throughout the stone with iridescence throughout, raised on a circular foot ring, with apple green and white jadeite stopper. Height of bottle 2 7/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri Provenance: Purchased at Sotheby’s, New York, 17 January 1984, Lot 419 $600-800

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A Jade Disk Form Snuff Bottle,

A Carved Amber Snuff Bottle,

of spinach green stone having a circular opening at the top with a faceted glass stopper. Height of bottle 2 1/4 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri Provenance: Purchased at Sotheby’s, New York, 17 January 1984, Lot 408 (a) $400-600 14

A Carved Mother-of-Pearl Snuff Bottle,

of compressed flask form with decoration in relief of a toad with a pearl and a robed lady on the reverse, with mother-of-pearl stopper. Height of bottle 2 7/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $300-500

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of elongated squared form, having raised decoration of a flaming pearl at the center with bats above and dragon heads, raised on a fitted wood stand. Height of bottle 2 7/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $800-1,200 16*

A Well Carved White Jade Cicada Form Snuff Bottle,

depicting the plump insect with relief carved veining to the wings, the underside showing the legs and pincers, the bottle well hollowed and having a pink tourmaline frog form stopper. Height 2 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $2,000-4,000


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A Collection of Four Snuff Bottles,

Two Jade Snuff Bottles,

comprising a porcelain corn form, a cloisonnĂŠ bottle, a silver metal and hardstone example and a yellow glaze cylindrical porcelain bottle. Height of tallest 3 1/2 inches. $400-600 18

Two Chinese Snuff Bottles,

comprising a famille rose decorated pebble form bottle with metal collar and one five colored cameo glass bottle depicting a fish and a rocky cliff on the reverse. Height of tallest 2 5/8 inches. $400-600 19

A Group of Three Jade Pebble Form Snuff Bottles,

comprising two white jade examples and one pale celadon example with brown inclusions, each having a coral stopper. Length of longest 2 1/2 inches. $2,000-4,000

comprising a white and grey colored bottle of compressed flask form on a circular foot ring, and a compressed rounded rectangular bottle of pale celadon color, with one flatted side having russet skin. Height of tallest 2 3/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 20

Two Cinnabar Lacquer Snuff Bottles,

both having carved figural scenes, one of a female figure overturning a foliate basket, the reverse depicting a man riding a buffalo through waves towards a woman holding two scrolls, the other of a man in a boat, the reverse showing a farmer, both having four-character Qianlong marks. Height of taller 3 1/8 inches. $300-500 21

Two Glass Overlay Snuff Bottles,

having white reserves with red overlay, one with scrolling vines, the other of scholars in the outdoors. Height of tallest bottle 2 1/4 inches. $200-400

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A Carved Coral Snuff Bottle,

of branch form depicting a figure above flowering branches with a cord strung with coins and a threelegged toad at the base, with green jadeite stopper and raised atop a fitted and pierce carved wood stand. Height of bottle 2 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 23*

A Lapis Lazuli Snuff Bottle,

the baluster form bottle surrounded by two boys with arms around the bottle, the underside showing the boys’ feet, raised on a fitted wood stand. Height of bottle 2 3/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 24

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Two Carved Agate Snuff Bottles,

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comprising one compressed globular bottle with faux mask and ring handles and one deep amber colored flattened rectangular form bottle having coral stopper. Height of tallest bottle 2 3/4 inches. $400-600 25

A Carved Coral Bottle-Form Snuff Bottle,

having carved decoration of flowers, birds and a frog on the side. Height of bottle 2 1/8 inches. $300-500 26

A Group of Three Smokey Quartz Snuff Bottles,

the first of low bulbous form with carving in relief of five bats, the second of compressed rectangular form and having relief carved decoration of a hawk standing on a ledge with the reverse showing a flowering plant and one flattened rectangular bottle of dark grey tone with chevron form banding in the stone. Height of tallest 2 3/8 inches. $500-700

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A Group of Four Glass Snuff Bottles,

comprising a six colored glass bottle of compressed flask form depicting a flowering plant, a clear bottle with red fish decoration, a ruby red bottle with carved floral roundel and a yellow bottle with caramel colored cameo carving of a Buddha’s hand fruit. Height of first 2 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $700-900 27A

A Group of Four Ivory Snuff Bottles,

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comprising one faceted tapering rectangular bottle having inset silver panel of an archaic vessel with gilt metal faux ring handles at the side and with an incised Qianlong mark on the underside, a compressed flask form bottle with carving in relief of striding beasts, a compressed rectangular bottle with incised calligraphic inscription and having animal mask and faux ring handles with Qianlong four-character mark on underside and a bottle in the form of a shoot of bamboo, each having conforming ivory stopper. Height of tallest overall 2 3/4 inches. $1,500-2,000


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A Blue and White Cameo Glass Snuff Bottle,

of compressed rectangular form, depicting a figure pouring water out of a bowl from a cloud form pedestal down onto a dragon, the reverse with a figure holding a ring and riding atop a lion, with bats throughout the reserve, with a pink quartz stopper. Height of bottle 2 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $400-600 29

A Jade Pebble Form Snuff Bottle,

of celadon colored stone and of naturalistic form, having spinach green colored stem-form stopper. Length of bottle 2 1/2 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri

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A White Jade Pebble Form Snuff Bottle,

of naturalistic form with some russet and grey opaque inclusions, together with a pale grey stone bottle of compressed globular form. Height of taller 2 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 31

Two Yellow Jade Snuff Bottles,

each of tapering compressed form with flared mouth rims. Height of tallest 2 1/8 inches. $800-1,200 31A

An Enameled Glass Snuff Bottle,

of compressed tapering form, the milk glass bottle having famille rose enameled decoration of a man with a child on his back playing with a toy on a stick, the reverse showing a man wielding a sword at a small figure, having six-character Qianlong mark on the underside. Height 2 5/8 inches. $700-900

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A Finely Carved Cinnabar Lacquer ‘Chrysanthemum’ Box and Cover,

18th century, having lobed form with conforming foot rim, the lid having a central circular medallion of flowering chrysanthemum blossoms, with the lobed body and lid of reeded form comprising 32 carved panels containing decoration of flowering chrysanthemum plants, the foot having a key-fret border, with black lacquer throughout the interior. Width 8 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Ernie Diebold, Rockford, Illinois $3,000-5,000 33

A Pair of Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Baluster Vases, 32

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19th century, each having a flared rim above the body containing four circular roundels, contains scenes of figures in a garden setting and of a scholar with attendants, raised above key fret band and floral borders. Height 22 inches. Property from a Private Midwest Collection $4,000-6,000


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A Huanghuali Table Chest or Guanpixiang,

having well figured Huanghuali wood on the exterior with Ji Chi Mu secondary wood, the rectangular top with curvilinear domed cover opening to reveal a pierce carved rectangular mirror stand with adjustable rest, also releasing the pair of paneled doors, the interior containing four short and one long drawer, raised atop a plinth form base, having circular lock plate at front with lingzhi fungus form panel with inset square hinged on the doors, with loop handles at the sides. Height 13 x width 12 7/8 x depth 10 3/8 inches. Provenance: Ex-Collection of Walter Jenkins, Concord, New Hampshire Notes: Compare to a similar chest in the collection of Dr. S. Y. Yip, Hong Kong $20,000-30,000

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A Huanghuali Hardstone Inlaid Box and Cover,

late Qing Dynasty, the lid depicting boys playing in a fenced-in garden, the sides of the box having flowering blossoms and pomegranates on branches. Height 3 4/8 x width 10 3/8 x depth 6 3/8 inches. $8,000-12,000 36

A Pair of Chinese CloisonnĂŠ Square Vases,

the rectangular sides each containing alternating images of phoenixes and dragons set atop a reserve of clouds and scrolling decoration above crashing waves, with four-character Qianlong mark to the undersides. Height 12 inches. $1,000-2,000 37

A Pair of Chinese CloisonnÊ Jardinières,

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each containing four shaped cartouches with landscape scenes containing fishermen, mountains and lush vegetation, set atop a reserve of scrolling vines and lotus blossoms above a repetitive lappet border, the gilt bronze rolled mouth rim having decoration of dragons amongst scrolling clouds, the underside having six-character Qianlong reign mark set atop a reserve of lotus blossoms and scrolling vines. Height 12 x diameter 14 inches. $4,000-6,000


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A Massive Chinese CloisonnĂŠ Tripod Censer,

having a fu dog form finial above the domed lid, with scrolling foliate and lappet decoration atop a blue reserve throughout, flanked by geometric handles and raised on three squat cabriole legs, bearing Qianlong mark. Width over handles 29 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $2,000-4,000 39

A Beijing Enamel Wine Ewer,

of rectangular form with curved fan form sides, having decoration throughout of flowers in full bloom atop a vibrant yellow reserve, having C-form handle at the end, having four-character Qianlong mark on the underside. Width 6 1/2 inches. $10,000-15,000 39

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A Carved Zitan Ruyi Scepter,

having carved decoration throughout the scepter of scrolling foliate design with vines. Length 13 1/2 inches. $4,000-6,000

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A Pair of Parrot Form Mother-of-Pearl Boxes,

19th century, the birds finely carved with heads slightly lowered and turned to the side, having carved and inset shell tiles throughout with a disguised removable cover in the backs containing a carved shell plaque of the Qianlong seal mark, opening to an interior compartment with lacquer finish, the birds having ivory beaks and eyes with horn at the center, raised atop ivory legs and a brown lacquered wood rock form base. Height overall 6 3/5 inches. Property from a Prominent Midwest Collection Notes: Compare to a similar pair sold at Christie’s, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 8 November 2011, Lot 218 A similar pair with similar marks and dated to the Qianlong period resides in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession number 56.32.2a, b $12,000-18,000

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A Rare Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup,

17th/18th century, with carving in high relief on the exterior of three figures of boys riding atop pedestals of clouds and holding a hand scroll, a floral branch and a branch laden with fruit respectively, the reserve carved in a motif of flower petals with scrolled design, the lower register carved with a water motif and having the curled stem of the flower on the underside surrounded by thin blades of grass with one blade leading up towards the rim carved in high relief, the interior of the cup carved as leaves, raised atop a fitted pierce carved hardwood stand carved with pine needles and lingzhi fungus. Height 4 1/4 x width 6 5/8 inches. $80,000-120,000 *This is a premium lot and bidders must register separately to bid on this lot. Please see special instructions on the front insert. 19


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A Well Carved and Inscribed Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup,

the cup carved in high relief with figural scenes including a man over a cauldron, a figure cooking and a reclining old man with an attending carrying a tray with tea seated next to a flowing stream under pine trees, the side of the cup carved with a cliff having a poetic inscription carved in relief, the handle in the form of a pine tree wrapping over the lip of the cup. Please note that the handle of the cup has been broken and repaired with some losses to the horn material. Width over handle 5 1/8 x height 5 1/2 inches. $30,000-50,000 *This is a premium lot and bidders must register separately to bid on this lot. Please see special instructions on the front insert.

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A Chinese Birdcage,

of rectangular form, having bars at the front panel and two-thirds of the sides, the remainder of the exterior having inset floating panels, with a lifting gate at the front, having two inserted bird feeders to the interior near the central perch, with a fitted grate above the floor, the top hook of double tiered cage form with a turned element terminating in a scrolling metal hook. Height with hook 21 inches, height of cage 11 3/4 x width 9 1/8 x depth 10 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Artland Gallery, Hong Kong, 1991 $1,500-2,500 45

A Carved Hornbill Skull,

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having relief carving at the front depicting a woman surrounded by foliage and deer with a crane flying above carrying a male deity, surrounded by scrolling clouds, raised atop a fitted wood stand. Length overall 9 inches. $2,000-4,000 46

A Zitan Brushpot,

the cylindrical vessel of slightly waisted form at the center, with carving in relief of flowering branches. Height 5 inches. Provenance: Ex-Collection of Walter Jenkins, Concord, New Hampshire $5,000-6,000 47*

A Hardwood Scholar’s Tray,

of squared form, with rounded edge having beading at the top, raised upon four bracket form legs, the base of a single floating panel. Height 1 1/4 x width 11 x depth 11 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa

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Provenance: Honeychurch Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1992 $500-700 48

A Huanghuali Scroll Pot,

of highly figured wood, of slightly waisted form, having beaded rim at the top and bottom, raised atop three squat bracket feet. Height 9 inches. $800-1,200

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A Rectangular Huanghuali Box,

A Huanghuali Brushpot,

Provenance: Honeychurch Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1984 $3,000-5,000

Provenance: China Resources Artland Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, 1987 $7,000-9,000

having individual panel exterior, opening to reveal the interior with conforming tray, having bat and cloud form locking plate front, the sides with C-form drop handles. Height 5 3/4 x width 15 x depth 7 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa

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the vessel of honey colored wood with carved vertically scalloped walls throughout, raised atop five squat bracket feet and having a circular plug at the center. Height 6 3/4 x diameter 6 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa

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A Chinese Gold and Bronze-Embroidered Blue Dragon Robe, Jifu,

having couched gold and bronze thread throughout depicting a sinuous five-clawed dragon atop an embroidered trellis reserve with stars at the center and with cranes and bats throughout above water, waves and mountains with symbols interspersed throughout including rhinoceros horns, ruyi scepters and lingzhi fungus, flaming pearls, characters of longevity, the fan, sword, vase, basket with flowers, scrolls and swastikas. Height 54 1/4 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $10,000-20,000

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A Chinese Silk Embroidery,

A Chinese Embroidered Silk Robe,

depicting cranes, peacocks, kingfishers and other birds amidst a foliate landscape, contained in a pierce carved and mother-of-pearl inlaid frame atop a pierce carved stand with fu dog supports. Height 17 5/8 x width 14 1/8 inches. $1,000-2,000 52

A Chinese Embroidered Textile Panel from a Chaofu Robe,

depicting roundels with a sinuous dragon atop a midnight blue reserve with gilt thread, framed. Height 23 1/2 x width 53 1/2 inches. $800-1,200

having a gilt thread embroidered five-claw dragon at the center above two sideways facing sinuous dragons, the shoulders each having a forward facing dragon, the collar having polychrome embroidery striding dragons with gilt wash bronze buttons and horse hoof form cuffs, all set atop a blue silk reserve with embroidered decoration of clouds, bats and flames interspersed with hidden stitch Shanghai knots, above crashing waves with polychrome stripes containing medallions of two bats, each holding a swastika, a lingzhi fungus and a parcel. Length 55 inches. Property from a Wisconsin Collection $1,000-2,000

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A Chinese Gold and Bronze-Embroidered Formal Dragon Robe, Jifu,

having couched gold and bronze thread throughout depicting a sinuous five-clawed dragon atop an embroidered trellis reserve throughout above a bottom register of water, waves and mountains with symbols floating atop the waves of good fortune including rhinoceros horns, ruyi scepters and lingzhi fungus heads and pearls, also having the Buddhist and Taoist symbols including the parasol, goldfish, lotus, vase, conch shell, endless knot, canopy, flaming wheel, fan, flower basket, sword, crutch with gourd, castanets, bamboo tube and rods and flute, contained in an elaborate wall mounted lucite display case with humidity control. Height of case 64 x width 83 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector Provenance: Teresa Coleman, Hong Kong, 1989 Notes: Compare to a similar robe acquired from Teresa Coleman and sold at Christie’s, New York, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 24 March 2004, Lot 36 $35,000-40,000 26

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A Chinese Bamboo Jacket,

having navy blue silk trim to the borders and sleeve vents, with navy blue silk knotted button and loop and ribbon tie to the front, the bamboo woven in a latticework pattern throughout. Width across arms 68 inches. $300-500 56

A Chinese Embroidered Silk Panel,

depicting a five-clawed dragon with blue and red scales coveting a flaming pearl and writhing amidst scrolling clouds above crashing waves and a sea creature, the lower reserve embroidered with Buddhist emblems, the panel surrounded by a dusty red silk border having floral and key-fret decoration. Height 83 x width 46 1/2 inches. $3,000-5,000 57

A Chinese Embroidered Silk Panel,

of yellow silk with gold embroidery, having a stylized character medallion above a dragon amidst scrolling clouds and bats, the five-claw dragon depicted curling around a flaming pearl, above blue mountain peaks and crashing waves. Height 72 x width 24 inches. $1,500-2,000 58*

A Chinese Pleated Silk Skirt,

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of red silk having a double embroidered border band of floral sprays and butterflies atop a blue reserve, and another band atop a cream reserve. Length 36 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $500-700 59

A Chinese Hardwood and Double Fusee Movement Table Clock,

having circular enameled dial with Roman numerals surrounded by a rectangular brass panel having tooled scrolling decoration within a key-fret border, the case of hardwood and raised atop a pierce carved stand, the interior containing movement with single domed bell having hanging bell form pendulum. Height overall 19 1/8 inches. $1,000-2,000

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A Gilt Bronze Model of Avalokitesvara,

late 16th/early 17th century, the seated figure having a headdress of scrolled decoration with front cartouche containing a stack of food, the figure with a down-cast gaze in a serene expression, holding a ruyi scepter at front with legs crossed, draped in flowing robes with floral banding. Height 13 1/3 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $10,000-15,000 *This is a premium lot and bidders must register separately to bid on this lot. Please see special instructions on the front insert.

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A Chinese Gilt Bronze Multi-Armed Deity,

16th/17th century, the seated figure shown with nine sets of arms with one set of arms in front of his chest, the figure having a pierced headdress with a diamond form gyananakashu on the forehead, having flowing scarves with legs crossed, raised atop a double lotus blossom form base. Height overall 10 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $7,000-9,000 *This is a premium lot and bidders must register separately to bid on this lot. Please see special instructions on the front insert.

Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera, shown here with lot 869.

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A Gilt Bronze Model of a Buddhist Figure,

A Chinese Bronze Food Vessel,

A Chinese Carved Ivory Plaque,

depicted with short hair and having a draped robe on his shoulders, with his right hands in bhumiparshamudra and his left hand posed for an alms bowl, raised atop a double lotus blossom base with Tibetan inscription throughout the back of the base, having tooled copper plate on the underside. Height 3 3/5 inches. Property from a Prominent Midwest Collection $2,000-4,000

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of rectangular form flanked by squared handles, the main body having archaistic dial decoration with raised fins at the corners containing key-fret designs, the whole raised upon four zoomorphic style splayed legs. Height 10 1/8 x width 7 5/8 x depth 6 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $800-1,200

the well carved plaque of arched form with a central shaped cartouche depicting a scene of pavilions behind a lotus pond, with figures at leisure standing on balconies and seated on drum form seats in pleasure boats, having carved plants and rocks throughout and flanked by two pierce carved sinuous dragons chasing a flaming pearl, the reverse showing the tail plumes of the dragon and having a fourcharacter Qianlong mark at the center inside of a square cartouche, raised atop a hardwood stand as well as having a fitted cloth covered box. Width 17 7/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Marjorie and Charles Benton, Evanston, Illinois $6,000-8,000


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A Massive and Well-Carved Pair of Ivory Figures of an Emperor and Empress,

19th century, depicting the figures in seated poses upon horse shoe back throne chairs having animal claw and ball feet, with elaborate carving throughout depicting the embroidered silk robes, with double base with lappet borders, further raised upon fitted wood stands. Height of taller 17 inches. Property from a Private Midwest Collection $15,000-20,000

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A Set of Fifteen Chinese Ivory Carvings of Luohan,

the Buddhist figures each intricately carved with various animated facial expressions and emphasized gestures including a figure with a small stick in his ear, each showing a different unique pose and individual attributes including a dragon, a bell, a tiger, elongated fingers, elongated eye brows, a staff and a crutch, all shown in heavily draped and well carved robes and raised upon circular pierced wood bases. Height of tallest 9 1/2 inches. $80,000-120,000 *This is a premium lot and bidders must register separately to bid on this lot. Please see special instructions on the front insert.

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A Chinese Parcel-Gilt Bronze Tripod Censer, Hu Wen Ming,

A Chinese Bronze Yan,

Ming Dynasty, the main body decorated with five flowering plants including prunus, lotus, camellia, peony and hibiscus, all gilt and set atop a repetitive diaper reserve with bands of silver inlaid key-fret above and below, the whole raised atop three gilt butterfly form legs, having the artist’s six-character mark on the underside contained in a gilt cartouche. Height 3 7/8 x diameter 5 inches. $3,000-5,000 68

A Chinese Iron Model of the Head of Guanyin,

Yuan or Ming Dynasty, the forward facing figure having curled tufts of hair upon the forehead, with conical form to the top of the head, raised atop a fitted wood stand. Height 15 inches. Property from a Private Midwest Collection $2,000-4,000

Eastern Zhou Dynasty, of two sections decorated with multiple bands of interlacing dragons, geometric designs, rope twist borders and lappet decoration, the top of a large bowl with rolled lip flanked by animal mask and free-moving ring handles with thin slits in the underside, raised atop a separate base of bulbous form raised on three conical feet flanked by animal mask and free-moving ring handles. Height overall 17 1/4 x diameter 13 1/4 inches. Provenance: Dick Wang, New York, purchased circa 1999 J. Abraham Cohen Collection, New York $30,000-40,000

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A Chinese Bronze Basin or Pan,

likely Warring States Period or later, of oval form with wide rim having scrolling pierced decoration throughout, the interior having an extensive archaistic style inscription at the center, the whole raised atop a splayed foot, having a well carved hardwood stand with wire inlaid decoration on multiple planes depicting c-scroll decoration and bats terminating in four scrolled feet. Width 23 1/2 inches. Property from a Private Midwest Collection $20,000-30,000

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A Chinese Archaistic Style Lidded Bronze Food Vessel,

the domed lid having two loop handles and two smaller tabs, the main body flanked by squared handles above the circular body having an inscribed character at the side and one raised band, raised on three squat legs. Height 7 7/8 x diameter 9 1/2 inches. $2,000-4,000 72

A Chinese Archaistic Style Bronze Vessel,

the squared vase having conforming domed lid, the body flanked by animal form handles and flanked by animal head loop form handles at the front, the whole having taotie decoration in relief with vertical ribs at the corners and center, raised on a small splayed rectangular foot. Height 13 1/2 inches. $3,000-5,000 73

A Chinese Stone Model of the Head of Buddha,

Tang Dynasty, the polychrome decorated figure having a serene expression, having a round face with nearly closed and downcast eyes, set beneath the hair containing decoration of studded circular hair bosses, having elongated ear lobes with the whole set atop a flame form mandala having polychrome bands of red, black and tan. Height 15 x width 14 inches. Property from a Private Midwest Collection $40,000-60,000 74

A Ying Scholar’s Rock,

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of an iron grey hue, the weathered and eroded stone having a craterous surface and evoking a tree or creature with an overhanging limb, set in a fitted hardwood base raised on squat legs. Height 6 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona Provenance: S. Bernstein & Co., San Francisco, California $1,500-2,000

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A Ying Scholar’s Rock,

of a light grey hue, the weathered and eroded rock with natural cavities and perforations, of a balanced, vertical form and set in a fitted hardwood stand having spherical knees terminating in squat feet. Height 5 1/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona Provenance: S. Bernstein & Co., San Francisco, California $1,000-2,000 76

A Jade Boulder Scholar’s Rock,

of opaque white and pale celadon colored stone with russet veining, of naturalistic form resembling a raising mountain peak resembling the Huangshan Mountains, having an incised Qianlong mark at the side, with two carved wood bases. Height 8 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona

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A Wucai Lingbi Scholar’s Rock,

of a variegated mutton fat color with lateral veining, the weathered stone having hollowed valleys and natural protrusions around a cavernous center naturally pierced by erosion, set upon a fitted hardwood base raised on four squat feet. Width at widest 22 1/2 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona Provenance: Kemin Hu, Newton, Massachusetts $3,000-5,000 78

A Black Lingbi Scholar’s Rock,

the stone of a metallic black with lateral white veining, of a mountainous form having stepped plateaus and craggy folds, raised on a fitted hardwood base. Width at widest 26 3/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona Provenance: Kemin Hu, Newton, Massachusetts $4,000-6,000

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A Ying Scholar’s Rock,

A Lingbi Scholar’s Rock,

of an ashen brown color, in the form of a horizontal mountainscape having craggy outcrops and scattered crevices throughout, set atop a fitted wood stand having relief carved banding and raised upon bracket feet. Width 15 1/2 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona Provenance: Kemin Hu, Newton, Massachusetts $2,000-4,000

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having a marbled russet and brown skin, the vertical stone in the form of a dancer, with naturally occurring clefts and outcrops evocative of a dramatic pose, set within a fitted hardwood stand naturalistically carved and further raised on scrolled feet. Height 29 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona Provenance: Kemin Hu, Newton, Massachusetts $2,000-4,000


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A Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass,

A Chinese Export Reverse Painting on Glass, attributed to Fatqua,

circa 1825, depicting six figures in a landscape setting and having a mirrored reserve, contained in a period wood frame. Height of image 17 x width 13 3/8 inches. $700-900 81A

A Pair of Chinese Reverse Paintings on Glass,

depicting interior scenes in polychrome decoration atop a mirrored reserve, having carved wood frames. Height of image 15 3/8 x width 21 3/4 inches. $400-600

late 18th/early 19th century, after an engraving by Charles-Melchior Descourtis, depicting the scene of Virginie au Tombeau, with the sailor standing next to a ship’s mast before Virginie, with a tumultuous sea in the background, contained in the original carved and giltwood frame and inscribed artists name on the back panel in ink. Height of image 23 1/4 x width 17 1/2 inches. Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York $4,000-6,000 83

A Book of The Shop Signs of Peking by H.K. Fung,

the folio complete with 18 plates depicting the 101 handcolored illustrations, published by the Chinese Painting Association of Peking, 1931. Height of each sheet 9 3/4 x width 12 1/4 inches. $2,000-4,000

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A Chinese Boxwood Carving of a Woman and a Monkey,

A Chinese Hardwood and Hardstone Inset Table Screen,

A Chinese Gold Splashed Bronze Censer,

one side having a hardstone inlaid decoration depicting a fruiting tree, the other with gilt deer, the hardwood stand with carving throughout and having rectangular gilt panels at the center. Height overall 18 x width 17 1/2 x depth 17 inches. $2,000-4,000

the low vessel having lobed body with two strap handles, raised atop three squat legs, the main body having raised gold spotting throughout. Diameter 7 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Boca Raton, Florida $800-1,200

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depicting the standing beauty holding a basket of flowers on a stick and with a monkey at her feet, raised atop a pierce carved wood stand. Height of carving 14 1/8 inches. $1,500-2,000 85*

A Paktong Tray,

18th/early 19th century, having scalloped and galleried rim above the central panel with circular medallion in the center with three figures, surrounded with a foliate border and having a main border containing eight floral cartouches. Diameter 16 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Honeychurch Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1993 $2,000-4,000

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A Chinese Bronze Censer and Stand,

having Xuande mark on the underside, of circular lobed form flanked by lion head handles, the censer raised atop a circular base containing five scrolled feet joined by stretchers. Width over handles 10 inches. $6,000-8,000

A Chinese Bronze Baluster Vase,

decorated with raised decoration of squirrels and amongst grape vines with clusters of fruit and serrated leaves, the body flanked by faux mask and ring handles with the neck having stylized stiff plantain leaf panels, the underside having sixcharacter Xuande reign mark. Height 21 inches. $2,000-4,000


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A Chinese Archaistic Bronze Vessel,

A Chinese Gilt Bronze Model of Guanyin,

A Huanghuali Brushpot,

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Provenance: Tam’s Woodwork Co., Hong Kong, 1986 $1,000-2,000

of bulbous form having a band of raised decoration at the shoulder depicting archaistic addorsed birds and beasts amongst angular scrollwork with an incised scrolling pattern throughout the band, raised on a circular pedestal foot without bottom. Height 11 inches. $1,000-2,000 91

A Chinese Archaistic Gu Form Bronze Vessel,

having flared rim above central node, containing raised taotie style decoration with four vertical ribs, raised on a slightly splayed foot and with heavy mineral incrustations throughout. Height 11 3/4 inches. $3,000-5,000

in the Ming style, depicting the figure in a seated pose atop a lotus blossom form base, further raised atop a gallaried base with raised decoration of a dragon amongst waves. Height 11 inches. $2,000-4,000

A Large Calligraphy Brush and Seal Set,

the hardwood carved brush of turned form with incised inscription, having white horse hair bristles, the rectangular steatite seal with an inscription on one side, with four-character seal to the base, both bearing inscription, custom made for Mr. Zhou Huchen. Height of brush handle 5 5/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Honeychurch Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1992 $600-800

having a slightly tapered waist, with honey brown toned wood, having a circular spigot to the base. Height 6 5/8 x diameter 6 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa

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A Rectangular Huanghuali Box,

the corners with brass mounts, the join of the top and bottom with thick, beaded edge, having a brass front buckle of cloud form. Height 2 5/8 x width 3 3/4 x depth 6 5/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Honeychurch Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1984 $2,000-4,000

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A Large Huanghuali Brushpot or Scroll Holder,

formed from a single trunk, slightly waisted at the center, having heavily figured grain and with circular spigot and base. Height 9 x diameter 9 5/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Tam’s Woodwork Co., Hong Kong, 1986 $2,000-4,000 97

A Huanghuali Brushpot,

of honey colored wood with slightly flared walls containing vertical figuring to the wood, having a circular spigot in the base. Height 5 x diameter 4 1/16 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $3,000-5,000

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A Huanghuali Brushpot,

the heavily figured grain of dark tones, carved from a single trunk of huanghuali, with a circular spigot in the base. Height 6 x diameter 5 7/8 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $8,000-12,000

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A Large Zitan Brushpot,

the vessel having a floral silhouette around the perimeter, having contiguous vertical ogival paneled walls, carved with a thickly beaded mouth rim with indented groove at the top, the foot having thick bead border and raised atop six squat bracket feet with the base formed by a separate fitted wood plate. Height 7 3/8 x diameter 8 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Honeychurch Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1988 $20,000-30,000

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A Huanghuali Brushpot,

A Carved Ivory ‘Magnolia Blossom’ Libation Cup,

of circular form, carved from a single length of trunk, having feathery grain to the honey brown colored wood throughout, with slightly recessed circular foot and having a fitted plate base. Height 6 3/4 x diameter 7 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Tam’s Woodwork Co., Hong Kong, 1985 $2,000-4,000

late Ming/early Qing, in the form of a blossoming magnolia blossom forming a cup in the interior, the exterior carved in relief with other blossoms and branches extending down beneath the cup to form a base. Height 3 1/2 inches. Property from a Private West Michigan Collector $3,000-5,000

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A Finely Carved Chinese Ivory Brushpot,

18th/early 19th century, the vessel in the natural form of the tusk, deeply carved depicting a whimsical new year celebration and parade, centered upon a figures walking with a dragon model with one boy at the front thrusting a model of a flaming pearl into the air, the rest of the scene showing musicians with drums, cymbal and a trumpet as well as acrobats and figures playing and onlookers watching the procession, with one woman holding an infant and watching the procession from a balcony, the mouth rim having a thick rim with an undercut border of scrolling clouds, all interspersed by craggy pine trees, stands of bamboo and rocky outcrops with lingzhi fungus and grasses, raised atop a fitted and pierce carved hardwood base. Height of ivory 7 1/2 x width 6 x depth 5 1/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Peter G. and Nancy B. Kohler, Kohler, Wisconsin $15,000-20,000 *This is a premium lot and bidders must register separately to bid on this lot. Please see special instructions on the front insert.

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A Fine Chinese Carved Coral Figure with Ivory Base,

depicting a robed woman with floral headdress and flowing scarves, holding a footed dish containing five peaches, to her side a tree stump containing a perched parrot with a small boy carved below, the reverse of the carving showing flowing scarves and the tree trunk with raised leaves and grape clusters, having an incised two-character mark at the side, raised atop a rectangular ivory base with plinth form base further raised atop four squat bracket feet. Height of coral 8 3/4; height overall 9 3/8 inches. Property from a Prominent Midwest Collection $10,000-15,000

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An Amber Necklace with a Coral Pendant,

A Canton Enamel Charger,

A Carved Coral Model of a Woman,

in the form of hanging fruit carved with a stem and a bat at one side, hanging from an amber necklace of graduated sized beads. Length overall 11 3/4 inches. $1,500-2,000 105

A Coral Carving of a Woman,

of deep orange colored coral, shown holding a woven basket with flowers, raised atop a later naturalistic wood base. Height 7 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,500 106*

A Pair of Chinese Canton Enameled Plates,

each having figural decoration on the front with figures in a garden scene, with the reverse having a yellow reserve with polychrome floral decoration and a circular medallion of zoomorphic form at the center. Diameter 10 1/2 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $1,000-2,000 107

A Pair of Canton Enamel Marriage Bowls,

having gilt double happiness character on the side, with blue and white decoration of a scrolling lotus blossom atop cobalt reserves with gilt borders, the interiors of pale blue color. Diameter 2 7/8 inches. $300-500

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having central cartouche depicting a lady seated in a garden amongst playing boys at a desk with scholar’s objects, the other boys playing with goldfish in a bowl, contained in a wide border containing flowering plants atop a yellow reserve, the outer border of scrolling vines in black and gilt on a blue reserve, the back of the rim having scrolling and flowering vines, with a circular dragon medallion with a red seal at the center of the base. Diameter 11 1/2 inches. $800-1,200 109

A Chinese Carved Coral Figure of a Young Boy,

depicted with both arms raised in the air, wearing a traditional robe, raised a naturalistic form base, having two-character inscription reading Kuan Dao, further raised upon a fitted wood base. Height 3 1/2 inches. $400-600 110*

A Carved Coral Model of a Woman,

the figure depicted with a coiled coiffure and holding a folding fan in one hand, her robes having floral decoration and swirling sashes, with scrolling foliage around her and flowers at her feet, raised on a carved wood base. Height 7 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $2,000-4,000 111*

A Carved Coral Model of a Woman,

the coral of deep orange red color, depicting two female figures carved from a Y-form branch, one having flowing scarves and a fan above her head, raised atop a pierce carved wood base of scrolling cloud form. Height of coral 7 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $2,000-4,000

the stone of deep orange tone with some lighter inclusions towards the base, depicting a standing figure with flowing robes and holding a bouquet of flowers with a large head dress issuing foliate decoration, raised on a wood stand. Height 6 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $1,000-2,000 113*

A Carved Coral Figure of a Lady,

depicted with a coiled coiffure and wearing flowing robes, raised upon a hardwood stand. Height 4 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $500-700 114

A Chinese Export Silver Spill Vase,

late 19th century, Shanghai, having ruffled rim above the tapering body with incised decoration of a hawk on a branch, raised on a circular foot stamped with KH and three Chinese characters; approximate total weight 2.85 ozt. Height 7 1/4 inches. $100-200 115

A Chinese Silver and Hardwood Plaque,

the shield form silver plaque having central cartouche with memorial inscription with a border containing plants and a flying crane, on a hardwood mounted with easel support on the back; approximate weight 1.83 ozt. Height overall 8 1/2 inches. $200-400


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A Chinese Silver Lidded Master Salt, C. J. & Co.,

of squat lidded form having angular handles and auspicious characters for wealth, health, longevity and peace, with an American sterling silver salt spoon, together with a Chinese silver salt and pepper set by Tuck Chang, Shanghai, each of cylindrical form having circular reserves with auspicious characters and raised on three feet; approximate total weight 2.29 ozt. Height of first 2 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $200-400 117

A Chinese Export Silver Box,

19th century, of rectangular form, the lid depicting figures in an outdoor setting within a border of flowering plants, having four impressed character marks on the underside. Height 1 1/8 x width 4 1/8 x depth 2 5/8 inches. $300-500 118

A Set of Four Chinese Export Silver Napkin Rings,

late 19th century, in the manner of Leeching, having embossed decoration of an old man seated at a table with food surrounded by foliage and with an additional figure approaching in a wheeled chair with attendants, raised on pedestal form feet, each having a shield form cartouche with inscribed Arabic and Chinese number 1-4, unmarked; approximate total weight 7.64 ozt. Height 3 1/4 inches. $500-700

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A Chinese Export Silver Chalice, Leeching,

Hong Kong/Shanghai, late 19th century, having chased and embossed decoration of a battle scene throughout the bowl with a silver liner on the interior, the stem and foot with incised decoration, having a shield form cartouche inscribed Mr. Anderson’s ‘Cocktail’ beat Mr. Paterson’s “Sycee’ February 1869, with maker’s mark on the underside of LC contained in a rectangular cartouche; approximate weight 10.48 ozt. Height 7 5/8 inches. $600-800

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A Chinese Export Silver Pouring Vessel, Leeching,

late 19th century, Hong Kong/Shanghai, the body having chased and embossed decoration of a battle scene, the handle in the form of a tree trunk with applied grape leaves with spiraling tendrils and grape clusters, having a shield form cartouche at the front inscribed, “Race Cup, Won by Mr. J. Landerson’s ‘Molly,’ Amoy Races 1870,” having maker’s mark on the underside of LC within a rectangular cartouche, with Chinese character mark; approximate weight 12.16 ozt. Height 5 3/4 inches. $600-800 121

An Assembled Chinese Silver Tea Service,

comprising a hot water kettle on stand with ivory insulators, a teapot, a creamer, a covered sugar, a waste bowl, a stoppered tea caddy and a cocktail shaker, each having a hammered finish throughout, the kettle with bamboo form handle and supports, together with an associated tea ball strainer and lid, both unmarked; approximate total weighable overall 76.97 ozt. Height of kettle on stand 9 inches. $2,000-4,000

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A Pair of Chinese Carved Lacquer and Gilt Wood Cabinets, 18th century, each of rectangular form having figural scenes carved throughout, the fronts depicting a village in the mountains with a gilt reserve, having a border of repetitive geometric pattern and raised atop a shaped apron and squat cabriole legs, the interior fitted with two drawers and a shelf, with the interiors of the doors carved with mountains scenes in lacquer, having gilt decoration throughout the interior of scholarly objects with two roundels of phoenix on the bottom shelf, the backs inscribed with an extensive text by the Han Dynasty general Li Ling. Height 60 1/4 x width 36 x depth 19 3/8 inches. Provenance: Inscribed on the underside reading: John B. Hill, U.S. Marines, circa 1950s $7,000-9,000 123*

A Chinese Four Panel Coromandel Floor Screen, the front decorated with figures in a courtyard, the verso with birds on flowering branches. Height 72 x width 15 3/4 inches (each panel). Property from the Leon Brown Trust, U.S. Bank, Trustee, Troy, Ohio $300-500 124

A Pair of Chinese Huanghuali Side Cabinets,

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of square form, each with four drawers. Height 25 x width 18 x depth 22 inches. $500-700 125

A Pair of Hardwood Screens,

each having fan, double oval, cartouche and rectangular form inset porcelain panels decorated with scenes of birds and flowers, each with poetic calligraphic inscriptions. Height overall 42 x width 19 inches. $1,500-2,000 126

A Chinese Hardwood, Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid and Marble Inset Settee, having inlay throughout depicting birds flying amongst willows and flowering plants, the back having three marble inset panels with black on white veining, the arm rests having small marble insets above the wood seat, with pierced apron and raised on four square legs terminating in scrolled feet. Height 43 x width 74 x depth 23 inches. $4,000-6,000

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A Huanghuali Wine Table,

having a rectangular top raised above four shaped, tapering legs having carved decoration on the exterior. Height 31 3/4 x width 41 5/8 x depth 14 1/2 inches. $7,000-9,000 128

A Chinese Hardwood Horseshoe-Back Folding Chair,

having brass mounts with scrolled handles, the splat having carved decoration throughout with a blossoming lotus plant at the center, the seat of woven leather, raised upon an X-form base with a rectangular foot rest. Height 41 5/8 inches. $400-600 129

A Chinese Carved Hardwood Armchair,

19th century, having pierced carving throughout, the top crest depicting two dragons flanking a flaming pearl the back having an oval cartouche of figures in an outdoor setting, the armrests in the form of sinuous dragons supported by figural carvings, with shaped wood seat having lappet border, the apron pierce carved with multiple hanging double gourds, raised on two claw and ball feet at the front with splayed legs in the back. Height 45 1/2 x width 23 x depth 20 1/2 inches. $400-600

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A Chinese Four Panel Coromandel Screen,

having polychrome decoration depicting figures in a courtyard. Height each panel 72 x width 16 inches. $800-1,200

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A Chinese Huanghuali Coffer,

having a rectangular top with upturned terminals on either end, with three drawers above two sets of cabinet doors with removable central stile, raised on stilt form legs, with brass escutcheons throughout. Height 35 x width 86 x depth 19 1/2 inches. Property from a Private Midwest Collection Notes: Compare to a similar coffer in the Dr. S. Y. Yip Collection, Hong Kong $8,000-12,000

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A Chinese Huanghuali Compound Cabinet,

of rectangular form, having a top section with two square doors above the rectangular base, having circular brass escutcheons on the doors as well as hinges, raised on squared legs joined by a pierce carved apron at the front. Height overall 87 x width 43 1/2 x depth 22 inches. $10,000-15,000

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A Jade, Hardstone and Silver Mounted Hand Mirror,

the back of the mirror having central domed jade plaque, likely from a ruyi scepter, carved in relief with Buddhist symbols and having a leaping fish at the base, in tooled silver mount with hardstone inset bosses, the handle comprised of a white jade belt hook with dragon head terminal and a scrolling beast on the body. Length of belt hook 4 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $1,500-2,000 134

A Jade Belt Hook,

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of even white colored stone, the well carved jade having a dragon head terminal with the body of the hook carved with decoration of peony blossoms and a phoenix, mounted as a magnifying glass handle, with a hardstone bangle mounted around the glass and having a carnelian pendant mounted on the stem. Length of belt hook 4 3/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $1,500-2,000 135

A White Jade Brushwasher,

18th century, of rectangular form, carved in high relief at the center with a branch bearing fruit, surrounded by a flared edge, raised atop four splayed bracket feet, having a raised square cartouche on the underside with incised characters. Height 3/5 x width 2 7/8 x depth 2 3/8 inches. Property from a Prominent Midwest Collection $6,000-8,000

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A Yellow Jade Lidded Vessel,

19th century, the domed lid having a finial in the shape of a horned beast with a long tail and having a key-fret border on the lid and base, the base having three handles formed from two intertwining ruyi fungus branches with free-moving ring handles, the circular foot having key-fret border, raised atop a pierce carved hardwood base depicting a flowering plant. Height of jade 3 5/8 inches. Property from a Prominent Midwest Collection $10,000-15,000

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A Carved Yellow Jade Cockerel,

of yellow colored stone with brown inclusions on the comb, tail feathers and the underside, the animal shown in a squatting pose, with legs carved on the underside. Width 3 inches. $1,500-2,000 138

A Group of Two Jade Archer’s Rings,

comprising one white stone example with russet skin, the other of pale celadon and tan colored stone. Diameter of largest 1 1/8 inches. $1,000-2,000 139

A Chinese Yellow Gold Mounted Jade Yellow Gold Mounted Toggle,

of pale celadon colored stone, depicting a four headed branch of lingzhi fungus with blades of grass, deeply carved and mounted in 11.90 dwt of 14kt gold. Length of jade 3 7/8 inches. $2,000-4,000 140

A Celadon Jade Floriform Vase,

of pale celadon colored stone, depicting a magnolia blossom with leaves carved on the sides, raised upon a wooden stand. Height 3 inches. $2,000-4,000 141

A Chinese Jade Buddha Hand,

of pale celadon with areas of russet mottling, the fruit depicted vertically and raised amongst foliage and short branches, set in a fitted hardwood stand with squat feet. Length 3 1/4 inches. $300-500

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A Jade Belt Hook,

having deep orange russet skin throughout the head and the top of the body, with a ruyi head form hook. Length 3 1/4 inches. $300-500 143

A Jade Bangle with Twist Carving,

of near white colored stone, with rope twist carving throughout. Diameter 3 inches. $300-500 144

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A Fruit Form Jade Toggle,

of celadon colored stone with brown inclusion towards the base of three hanging fruit with a monkey carved on the side. Height 2 5/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $300-500

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A Celadon Jade Toggle of a Man with a Lotus Branch,

the figure having a large lotus pad behind his head, with squat legs. Height 2 3/4 inches. $300-500 146

A Group of Two White Jade Toggles,

depicting a seated figure holding a branch with pomegranates, the other of two hanging fruits. Width of widest 2 inches. $1,000-2,000 147

A Chinese Carved Jade Censer, 150

of white colored stone, having a lion’s head form with free-moving ring handles, the main body having taotie style decoration above a repetitive leaf border, raised on a slightly splayed foot ring, unmarked. Width over handles 6 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 148

A White Jade Belt Hook,

of evenly colored white stone, having a dragon head hook with a raised striding qilong on the top of the hook, with circular post on the underside. Length 3 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,000 149*

A White Jade Lidded Vessel,

comprising a compressed lidded vase with a beast form finial above another tan colored dragon chasing a flaming pearl, raised atop a fitted wood base. Length of jade 5 3/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $2,000-4,000 150

A Chinese Jade Bi, 151

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Warring States period or later, of semi-translucent pale celadon and brown colored stone, having raised bosses throughout the surface on both sides. Diameter 5 3/8 inches. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, England, purchased in 1961 $4,000-6,000


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A White Jade Bangle,

of even, white colored stone, in the form of two facing dragons with a pearl at the center. Width 3 3/16 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Chinese Antiques Co., Hong Kong, 1988 $2,000-4,000 152

A Double Sided Spinach Jade Plaque of Lohan,

of consistent deep green colored stone, having shallow parcel gilt carving to one side depicting a figure seated atop a rock with a text held closely to his face and holding a craggy staff, having a calligraphic inscription with five seal marks in the top register, the other side depicting a figure seated beneath a tree holding a small vase with burning incense before a deer with a lingzhi branch in its mouth, having a calligraphic inscription in the top register with three seal marks and one seal mark at the bottom left corner, raised on a wood stand. Height of plaque 8 1/2 x width 3 3/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $5,000-7,000 153

A Large Spinach Jade ‘Double-Dragon’ Seal,

of even deep green colored stone, depicting the opposing dragons on the finial with the underside carved with a six-character seal, translating as “personal precious seal of Qianlong.” Height 3 3/4 x width 4 7/8 inches. Provenance: Manheim Galleries, New Orleans, Louisiana $10,000-15,000

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A Carved Jade Boat Figural Group,

of near white stone, depicting figures on the boat, with waves below containing jumping fish and a fisherman pulling a net. Width 7 3/4 inches. $8,000-12,000 154

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A Large White Jade Boulder,

depicting a village scene, with two figures on a fishing vessel and an elder seated with a harp, having craggy pine trees throughout, the reverse showing structures above a flowing stream. Height 9 7/8 x width 12 1/2 inches. $8,000-12,000 156

Two Carved Jade Archer’s Rings,

one of celadon colored stone with russet skin, the other of celadon stone with incised dragon decoration. Height 1 inch. $700-900

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A White Jade Archer’s Ring,

of white colored stone with the front having a flat surface with a russet vein, the rest of the ring having relief carving of a flowering prunus plant. Diameter 1 inch. $800-1,200 158

A Finely Carved White Jade Model of a Hound, depicting the animal in a recumbent pose with a backwards glance, having defined spine and coiled tail. Width 2 3/4 inches. $1,000-2,000

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A Well Carved White Jade Bi,

of even semi-transparent stone, depicting the oval disk with three climbing qilong with bifurcated tails, the bi further decorated with incised decoration and having a small area of russet skin at the side. Width 2 3/4 inches. $2,000-4,000 160

A Rare and Fine White Jade Ritual Blade,

likely 18th century, of traditional form depicting the central panel with relief carving of a taotie style decoration surrounded by a pierce carved border on the top and sides of the blade with scrolling design, the blade containing three incised lappets at the base with key-fret design. Height 3 5/8 inches. $7,000-9,000 158

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A Carved Jade Beaker Vase,

A Carved Jade Lidded Ewer,

late 18th century, of pale celadon colored stone, having carving throughout of a dragon at the top with a figure holding a bowl with fruit on the side, both raised atop cloud form bases, the vase having relief carving of stiff plantain leaves and taotie masks with rocks and waves at the base, the underside carved with swirling waves. Height 7 inches. Provenance: Christie’s, New York, February 23-24, 1982, lot 556 $20,000-30,000

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of pale celadon colored stone, the main body centered with a relief carved circular medallion containing a stylized character at center above two phoenix heads, the domed lid having dragon form finial above a repetitive lappet border and a band of key-fret decoration, the spout joined to the body with the pierce carved form of a sinuous dragon, the looped handle joined with decoration depicting a phoenix head, the body raised on an oval foot. Height 9 1/2 inches. $10,000-20,000


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A Chinese Circular Toggle,

A Carved White Jade Chiling and Pup,

of pale celadon color stone, having a rising sun or moon flanked by phoenixes with crashing waves beneath, having a circular hole at the top. Diameter 2 inches. $6,000-8,000 164

depicting the animal with a pup lying on its back, of opaque tan colored stone. Width 2 3/4 inches. $1,500-2,000 166

A Carved Jade Brush Rest,

A Carved Jade Pebble Toggle,

the curved pendant having carved decoration to the front of a cliff amongst waves, the back with decoration of a cloud plume, the top crest of black color, depicting a dragon with a russet tone flaming pearl on its back, the underside carved wtih swirling waves. Height 2 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,000

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of celadon colored stone, of rectangular form on scrolled base, having a raised poetic inscription and floral decoration, with key-fret banding. Width 4 1/8 inches. $2,000-4,000

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A Green Glazed Pottery Flask,

A White Glazed Pottery Ewer,

A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Cong Form Vases,

Liao Dynasty, in the form of a leather pouch, with shaped top fin across from the circular squat spout, the main body with incised foliate decoration, raised on a circular foot rim. Height 11 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 168

A Large Dingyao Ceramic Box and Cover,

Northern Song Dynasty, of circular form with deep straight sides, the domed lid having light chattering to the clay body beneath the transparent glaze, having two incised lines at the side for alignment, having nine spur marks on the interior of the vessel, together with a Japanese wood box. Diameter 6 3/8 inches. $4,000-6,000

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Song Dynasty, the bulbous vessel having circular neck with double strap handle, the body issuing a slightly faceted short spout, raised upon a circular foot rim. Height 7 7/8 inches. Reference: The Hellner collection in the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, published in Oriental Ceramics: The World’s Great Collections Tokyo, New York, San Francisco: Kodansha $4,000-6,000 170

A Jun Ware Footed “Narcissus” Bowl,

of circular form with applied bosses around the rim and the body, having purpled and blue color on the exterior with the interior having an opaque blue tone, the underside having a circular arrangement of spur marks as well as an incised character of the number five, raised on three squat scrolled feet. Diameter 8 5/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $1,500-2,000

of rectangular archaistic form with celadon glaze, having molded decoration of the Eight Trigrams throughout, with six-character reign mark in underglaze blue on the undersides and raised on fitted wood stands. Height 11 7/8 inches. $500-700 172

A Robin’s Egg Glazed Vase,

with a dragon and bee at the lip, having six-character Qianlong reign mark on the underside. Height 8 5/8 inches. $800-1,200 173*

A Pair of Chinese Famille Verte Decorated Lidded Ginger Jars,

having cartouches with floral decoration atop a cobalt ground, having Qianlong mark and likely of the period. Height 13 3/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Vincent Rodriguez, Miami, Florida $1,000-2,000


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A Chinese Porcelain Famille Rose Model of the Hehe Twins,

A Pair of Famille Rose Porcelain Bowls,

A Set of Four Chinese Enameled Porcelain Plaques,

the figures depicted with smiling faces holding a baluster vase between them decorated with two bats and a double happiness character with one figure holding a wheel, raised atop a yellow glazed base, unmarked. Height 7 7/8 inches. $400-600 175*

A Pair of Famille Verte Porcelain Hehe Boys,

the figures shown in a standing pose, each holding a baluster vase containing a blossoming lotus branch, raised atop a square base with alternating red and green stripes. Height 7 1/4 inches. $600-800

having turquoise reserve with butterflies and hanging fruit, having six-character iron red Jiaqing seal mark mark on the underside. Diameter 4 5/8 inches. $500-700 177

A Chinese Porcelain Plaque,

of a village setting with trees and mountains. Height 21 x width 12 inches. $600-800

late 19th century, of vertical rectangular form, depicting figures in an outdoor setting, with a calligraphic inscription at the top left with two red enameled seal marks, each contained in a wood frame. Height of plaque 32 1/8 x width 7 3/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $3,000-5,000 180

A Chinese Famille Rose Diminutive Brushpot,

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A Large Chinese Porcelain Plaque,

depicting a fishing village nestled at the base of a cliff side. Height 43 3/4 x width 21 3/4 inches. $2,000-4,000

of quatrefoil shape having two rectangular cartouches, one depicting a scholar with attendant, the other a landscape scene with a man pulling a boat, having underglaze blue reserve with a scrolling, flowering lotus vine with gilt accents, raised above four squat bracket feet, with turquoise glazed underside and interior, having iron red Qianlong seal mark on the underside. Height 3 3/8 inches. $400-600

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A Famille Rose Lotus Form Water Dropper,

having pink enamel throughout the carved petals, the underside in the form of a curled stem with turquoise glaze. Height 2 inches. $150-250 182

A Chinese Porcelain ‘100 Butterfly Vase,’

of bottle form with flared rim, having famille rose decoration throughout of butterflies, with a floral band on the shoulder and a lappet border above the foot, the underside having a six-character iron red Guangxu reign mark. Height 8 7/8 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $1,000-2,000

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A Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Inset Table Screen,

the rectangular panel having enameled decoration throughout depicting a landscape scene, contained in a pierce carved wood frame and stand. Height overall 26 1/4 inches. Property from a Private West Michigan Collector $1,500-2,000 184

A Pair of Porcelain Enameled Buddhist Abstinence Pendants,

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each of rectangular form, one side bearing the inscription Zhai Jie within an oval reserve on a famille verte ground with scrolling lotus blossoms, a Manchurian inscription to the reverse, the sides decorated with flowers on a rose colored ground. Height 2 1/4 inches. $8,000-12,000 185

A Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Wine Cups,

Yongzheng mark and period, having polychrome enamel decoration of flowering peony plants and apple blossoms, with underglaze blue six-character reign mark within a double square border. Diameter 2 1/2 inches. $7,000-9,000 186*

A Chinese Famille Verte Gu Form Vase,

the projecting mid-section with four shaped cartouches centered with flower blossoms in iron red and flowering vines on a patterned ground, the remained showing flowering trees emerge from weathered rocks with flowers. Height 13 inches. Property from the Estate of Vincent Rodriguez, Miami, Florida $1,000-2,000 187

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A Pair of Wucai Decorated Lidded Porcelain Baluster Vases,

with figures at leisurely pursuits set in a garden landscape, the domed covers with knopped finials. Height 14 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Vincent Rodriguez, Miami, Florida

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A Chinese Yellow Glazed Porcelain Bowl,

Ming Dynasty and of the period, having incised decoration, depicting scrolling lotus vines, with a six-character underglaze blue Wanli reign mark contained in a double ring. Diameter 7 1/8 inches. Provenance: Mathais Komor, Chinese Art, New York Collection of William B. Jaffe $15,000-20,000

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A Pair of Massive Chinese Cantonese Baluster Vases,

19th century, each having two main rectangular cartouches depicting dignitaries with attendants and another of a battle scene, having gilt handles of two fu dogs on either side of the neck, with applied dragons on the shoulders, having additional rectangular cartouches on the neck with a densely decorated reserve containing floral sprays, cicadas and other insects, terminating in a repetitive lappet border above a circular foot ring, raised atop fitted hardwood bases. Height of vase 62 inches. Property from the Leon Brown Trust, U.S. Bank, Trustee, Troy, Ohio $7,000-9,000

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A Pair of Rose Medallion Baluster Vases,

each having a rim in the form of a cinched cloth sack, the neck flanked with gilt fu dog form handles and having two rectangular form cartouches, with vertical conforming ribs throughout, containing eight square cartouches depicting figural scenes, set atop a reserve of scrolling vines and flowers interspersed with insects and butterflies, atop a gilt reserve. Height 24 inches. $2,000-4,000 191

A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Jardinières,

18th century, each with four circular cartouches of polychrome enamel depicting scenes of ladies playing instruments, reading books and strolling in garden settings, atop a cobalt ground, the thick top rims having repetitive diaper pattern of green and aubergine glaze separated with four floral medallions. Height 16 x diameter 18 1/4 inches. Property from an Important Michigan Collection Provenance: Purchased from Charles R. Gracie & Sons, New York, 1977 $8,000-12,000 192*

A Chinese Carved Ivory Brushpot,

of slightly waisted cylindrical form, having lightly incised decoration of three figures in a walled garden under rocky cliffs, with poetic calligraphic inscription. Height 4 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $300-500

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A Chinese Ivory Lock-Form Pendant,

Ming Dynasty, having double dragon head above the shaped cartouche, each side containing fourcharacter inscription. Width 2 1/4 inches. $600-800 194*

A Stained Ivory Model of Cabbage,

having two carved red and yellow peppers at the top. Length 5 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $300-500 191

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A Chinese Lidded Ivory Vase,

A Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Lady,

of cylindrical form having fu dog finial above a domed lid, with key-fret borders at the rim and scrolling decoration, the main body carved with figures in a garden setting, undercut to depict rocks, plants and traditional architectural structures. Height 10 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $500-700 196*

A Stained Ivory Model of Cabbage,

having polychrome decoration with a carved grasshopper at the top, and having a red chili pepper by the root. Length overall 7 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $500-700

depicted raising a flowering peony branch and having a phoenix form head dress, shown holding a fan in her other hand. Height 18 inches. Property from The Dayton Art Institute, sold to benefit future acquisitions $1,000-2,000 197

A Chinese Ivory Circular Carving of Ten Immortals,

the polychrome decorated carving comprising one central figure of Shoulao surrounded by other immortals holding various attributes, raised upon a circular wood base. Height 8 inches. $1,500-2,000

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A Chinese Ivory Tripod Censer,

A Group of Three Ivory Carvings of Immortals,

A Large Chinese Ivory Puzzle Ball and Stand,

having fu dog-form finial with embroidered ball above four animal mask and free-moving ring handles, the main body flanked by two dragon form handles with geometric decoration and lose rings, the body having carved decoration of dragons and raised on three claw and ball feet, further raised on a fitted wood stand. Height of ivory 12 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $2,000-4,000 198A

A Chinese Carved Ivory figure of a Man,

having four sided hat with scrolled decoration, holding a flowering peony branch and holding a scroll in his lowered hand. Height 18 inches. Property from The Dayton Art Institute, sold to benefit future acquisitions $1,000-2,000 199

A Set of Eight Carved Ivory Immortals,

each having articulated coiffures and holding a different attribute, with incised decoration throughout. Height of tallest 14 inches. $4,000-6,000 74

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each with flowing robes, one holding a ruyi scepter, one a peach, and the last with a small boy, all raised upon a fitted wood base. Height of tallest ivory 8 1/2 inches. $500-700 201*

A Pair of Chinese Carved Ivory Figures of Warriors,

both carved with armor plates and furrowed brows, one figure shown holding a spear, the other drawing a sword, both mounted to circular wood stands. Height of taller ivory 11 inches. Property from the Collection of Ms. Susan Harrington Grove, Saint Simons Island, Georgia $800-1,200 202

A Chinese Ivory Carving of a Multi-Armed Deity, the standing figure shown with nine pairs of arms each holding various attributes in each hand, the figure with a large pierced head dress and shown with legs crossed sitting atop a large lotus blossom base upon a wood base. Height of ivory 11 3/4 inches. $1,000-2,000

the sphere having carving on the exterior of sinuous dragons, the interior containing approximately 20 spheres, raised on a stand containing a free-moving cylinder and with a figure at the base shown holding a lotus stem, raised on a circular foot, with fitted box. Height overall 17 1/2 inches; approximate diameter of ball 4 1/4 inches. $1,500-2,000 204*

A Pair of Chinese Ivory Screens,

of rectangular form with tea stained finish, having decoration in relief of figures in an outdoor gardern, one showing a man indoors playing a Chinese harp, the other of figures in the garden, the reverse with a scene showing a lidded censer above a leaf, the other an archaic style food vessel above a book, with pierce carved ivory stands. Height overall 10 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $800-1,200


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A Chinese Ivory and Silver Mounted Opium Pipe,

A Set of Four Carved Ivory Figures of Scholars,

A Carved Ivory Censer,

of typical form, the stem having a raised carving of a lion, the silver mount having lappet decoration with geometric borders, stamped with maker’s marks, and having a Tang style poetic inscription. Length overall 23 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $500-700

each realistically carved showing the sages in standing poses with flowing robes, with a small child at their feet, the figures holiding fans, a book, and a pomegranate with the boys holding an ink stone, books, a document and a qin zheng, raised atop fitted pierced hardwood stands. Height of ivory 8 1/8 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $7,000-9,000

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having double fu dog form finial with the lid having two mask and free-moving ring handles, the main body having six carved panels of dragons flanked by dragon form handles with free-moving rings, raised on three animal paw legs issued from masks. Height 12 3/8 inches. $2,000-4,000

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A Pair of Chinese Ivory Wrist Rests,

each having a shaped cartouche at the center with decoration in high relief of figures attending two buddhistic lions that are seated atop a rock form base and drum form stand, with lightly incised decoration surrounding the cartouches of phoenixes and ducks amongst wetland grasses framed with a key-fret border and raised atop a pierced geometric apron with three scrolled legs. Length 7 1/4 inches. Formerly in the Collection of John Martin Rencken Sr. of Cliffside Park, New Jersey, 1890-1940 $2,000-4,000 209

A Chinese Carved and Polychrome Ivory Figure of Xi’er,

Cultural Revolution period, depicting the character from the play The White-Haired Girl, shown holding in the air her red hair ribbon with one foot raised and wearing ballet slippers, having an ivory base further raised atop a wire inlaid wood base. 212

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A Chinese Ivory Carving of Children Under a Peach Tree,

Cultural Revolution period, the two children depicted under an intricately carved fruiting peach tree, the base of naturalistic form with plants carved throughout, raised upon a wire inlaid wood base. Height of ivory 7 inches. $800-1,200 211*

A Chinese Cultural Revolution Figural Ivory Carving of Soldiers,

depicting three generations of soldiers, each holding a rifle with the boy holding a shooting target, each figure shown in traditional clothing and carved atop a naturalistic rock form base and further raised atop a fitted wood base. Height of ivory 6 1/4 x width 5 3/4 x depth 5 inches. Property from the Estate of James H. Kogen, Evanston, Illinois

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A Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk,

the hallow tusk carved with a relief carved scene of a woman holding a shoulder bag standing amongst tropical foliage with palm trees and having naturalistic rock forms throughout, raised atop a fitted wood stand. Height of ivory 16 inches. $2,000-4,000 213

A Massive Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Warrior,

the figure shown with a pierce carved head dress having multiple spherical decorative elements, wearing armor carved with repetitive pattern with beast form masks and wearing a sword at the side, with draped robe and flowing cords. Height 31 inches. $3,000-5,000 208 76

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A Set of Eight Ivory Carvings of Immortals,

late 19th/early 20th century, each depicted with various attributes including a flowering lotus branch, a flute, a sword, a wine cup, castanets, a double gourd bottle, a staff, a basket of flowers and a bamboo drum, each wearing flowing robes and raised atop wood bases, each in a fitted box with silk lining. Height of tallest 10 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of William B. Butz, Esquire, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, by repute $4,000-6,000 215

A Chinese Carved Ivory Censer,

having a pagoda form lid with pierced panels of decoration, the body flanked by serpent form handles with free-moving rings, the body raised on three animal claw legs, further raised on an ivory veneered base. Height overall 20 1/2 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $3,000-5,000

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A Chinese Ivory Carving of Children Under a Peach Tree,

Cultural Revolution period, the peach tree emerging from the side of a rocky cliff over the two figures, raised upon a rock work type base, further raised upon a wire inlaid wood base. Height 5 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 217

A Chinese Carved Ivory Finial of a Spotted Deer and a Crane,

having polychrome decoration throughout depicting the animals flanking a single craggy pine issued from a rocky mound with small plants growing in the crevasse. Height 4 1/2 inches. $700-900 218*

A Group of Two Chinese Polychrome Ivory Figures,

Cultural Revolution period, depicting standing beauties holding fruiting peach branches with black hair and brightly painted robes. Height 6 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $300-500 219

A Chinese Ivory Carving of a Boy with an Ear of Corn,

Cultural Revolution period, the polychrome decorated figure depicting the boy pulling the oversized vegetable with a rope slung over his shoulder. Length 6 inches. $700-900 220

A Chinese Ivory Carving of a Soldier,

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Cultural Revolution period, depicting the soldier in a large fur-lined coat and gloves with large boots and having a rifle slung on his back. Height 6 7/8 inches. $300-500


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A Chinese Ivory Figure of a Boy Picking Pumpkins,

A Chinese Ivory Carving of a Girl with Goats,

A Chinese Ivory Carving of a Woman with a Staff,

Cultural Revolution period, the polychrome decorated figure showing the boy next to a basket with the plant growning up a lattice carved with the oversized orange vegetables, raised on a naturalistic form base. Height 5 3/4 inches. $700-900 222

A Chinese Ivory Figure of Musicians,

Cultural Revolution period, having polychrome decoration throughout, depicting four boys playing instruments atop a naturalisticly carved base with flowering plants. Length 7 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000

Cultural Revolution period, the polychrome decorated figure shown seated under a fruiting peach tree reading a book surrounded by four goats grazing on the grass, raised atop a fitted and wire inlaid wood base. Height 7 inches. $1,000-2,000 224

A Chinese Ivory Carving of Two Reclining Men, Cultural Revolution period, one of the men shown reading a book with the other man looking on and holding a bowl, raised upon a naturalistic carved ivory base, further raised atop a fitted wood base. Length 7 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000

Cultural Revolution period, the standing figure with her hair in two long braids, holding a book in one hand and a tapering staff in the other, wearing large boots and having a millet plant at her side. Height 8 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,000 226

A Chinese Ivory Carving of Figures Raising Books,

Cultural Revolution period, depicting two female figures with hands raised thrusting the text into the air, raised upon a trapezoidal base. Height 7 3/4 x width 4 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000

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A Chinese Enameled Silver and Jade Brooch,

A Chinese Polychrome Decorated Model of a Hound,

A Bronze Censer,

having a wirework silver frame with floral enamel decoration, inset with a jade plaque having figural pierced carving, the wirework stamped Silver. Width at widest 4 1/4 inches. $400-600 228

A Chinese Agate Saucer,

of rectangular form having scalloped corners, the recessed center of conforming form and having a natural speckled and textured surface, the underside with a concave carved center circle. Width 7 1/4 inches. $200-400 229

A Chinese Zitan Carved Cup,

the main body carved with scrolling decoration of clouds interspersed with bats, containing four inset bone medallions, the slightly flared mouth rim having key-fret border on the exterior and decoration of waves above the foot ring, the underside having circular mark of two confronting beasts surrounding three bars. Height 2 3/16 x diameter 3 1/2 inches. $500-700

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the recumbent animal shown with head raised and having front legs crossed, with red collar and flame forms on the shoulders, having raised spine and ending with a curled tail, raised upon a fitted hardwood stand. Height 3 1/2 x width 6 1/2 inches. Property from an Important Michigan Collection Provenance: Purchased from Frank Caro, the successor to C.T Loo & Co, Chinese Art, New York, 1964, $500-700 231

A Chinese Red Peking Glass Lidded Circular Bowl,

of deep red tone, having domed lid with carved lip on both lid and bowl, the underside having a slightly inward circular foot ring. Diameter 6 3/4 inches. $500-700 232*

A Pair of Hardstone Table Screens,

the panels of olive colored stone with applied hardstone decoration depicting flowering plants with yellow birds amongst branches, raised on carved hardwood stands. Height of panel 11 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $800-1,200

of circular form, having raised decoration of two phoenix with animal head handles, with ruffled footrim and six-character Xuande mark on the underside, with associated pierce carved wood lid. Width over handles 7 inches. $400-600 234

A Chinese Bronze Vase,

of baluster form, the rim with a key-fret band, with decoration of a phoenix on a ground of scrolling clouds above a row of lappets having foliate design, the lower register depicting scrolling, leafy vines, above a band of flowers and a stepped circular foot, bearing nine-character apocryphal Ming Dynasty seal mark to the underside. Height 14 3/8 inches. $500-700 235*

A Pair of Chinese Pottery Roof Tiles,

of fish form with glaze throughout. Height 10 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Ms. Barbara Hall, Chicago, Illinois $400-600 236

A Carved Bamboo Libation Cup,

in the form of a rhinoceros horn libation cup, with raised carving throughout of a flowering branch, carved in high relief over the rim and running to the interior. Height 3 3/4 inches. $500-700


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A Pair of Lidded Cinnabar Covered Urns,

A Chinese Bronze Brushpot,

A Chinese Agate Toggle,

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A Chinese Hu-Form CloisonnĂŠ Vessel,

A Chinese Archaistic Style Bronze Pouring Vessel,

of baluster form with circular lids, having decoration throughout of landscapes and raised atop a flared foot. Height 11 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000

the lidded vessel having a domed finial, the main body flanked by gilt beast form handles, depicting lotus blossoms on scrolling vines, the underside having a square cartouche with four-character Qianlong mark. Height 14 1/4 inches. $1,500-2,000 239

A Pair of Chinese Ancestral Paintings on Silk,

the polychrome paintings depicting a seated man and woman in horse shoe back armchairs, the man depicted in a traditional fur lined silk robe over an embroidered garment, having a rank badge with a duck at the center with a tiger fur blanket, the female figure depicted in an elaborately embroidered robe with embroidered roundels. Height of image 52 1/2 x width 33 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000 240

A Group of Two Carved Coral Figures,

one depicting a horseback gentleman, the other a seated figure upon waves. Width of widest 4 1/4 inches. $3,000-5,000

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in the form of a segment of bamboo, with raised inscription on one side, having a six-character Xuande reign mark on the underside. Height 6 7/8 inches. $400-600

having flared top rim with raised decoration throughout with a c-form handle issued from an animal head, with heavy mineral incrustations throughout. Height 6 15/16 inches. $800-1,200 243

A Small Gilt Bronze Brush Washer,

Ming Dynasty style, having raised decoration on the exterior of three climbing chilong, having fourcharacter Xuande reign mark on the underside. Diameter 2 3/8 inches. $800-1,200 244

An Yixing Zisha Pottery Teapot, Jiang Rong (1919-2008),

the vessel of natural trunk form with a small grotto at the base with a monkey seated inside the opening, with a peach form finial, with stamped mark on the underside. Width over handle 7 7/8 inches. $800-1,200

having pierce carved decoration of a bird beneath a flowering branch on a rock form base. Length overall 5 3/4 inches. $600-800 246

A Chinese Porcelain Footed Dish,

of octagonal form having polychrome enamel decoration of egrets in a lotus pond with dragonflies above, raised on a circular foot with wave decoration and bearing a six-character iron red Guangxu mark to the underside, together with a cartouche form footed dish having enamel decoration of an exotic bird in a blossoming tree, with poetic inscription and artist’s seal, bearing an iron red Tongzhi seal mark in a square cartouche to the underside. Depth of larger 10 3/4 inches. $300-500 247

A Silver and Enamel Model of a Horse,

depicting the animal with full riggings, having polychrome enameled decoration throughout and stamped Silver. Height 4 1/4 inches. $300-500 248

A Cinnabar and Enamel Walking Stick Top,

of hook form with carved cinnabar lacquer decoration above a partial shaft of cloisonnĂŠ enamel decoration. Length overall 21 1/2 inches. $200-400

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An Agate Carving of a Peony,

the caramel colored stone depicting the blossom with two cameo carved white butterflies on the sides. Width 1 1/4 inches. $200-400 250

A Group of Seventeen Asian Hardwood Stands, of various forms and sizes. Height of tallest 19 inches. $200-400 251

A Hardstone Lock-Form Pendent,

of white colored stone, the main panel containing two raised characters on either side, with beast form heads flanking the top post. Width at widest 2 1/4 inches. $300-500 252

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A Chinese Steatite Carving,

depicting two figures having flowing robes. Height 9 1/4 inches. $400-600 264

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A Huanghuali Brushpot,

having figured grain throughout with beaded border at rim and foot ring, raised atop squat bracket feet. Height 7 1/2 inches. $500-700 254

A Chinese Cameo Glass Baluster Vase,

having turquoise green glaze over clear glass with decoration of a village amongst the mountains. Height 10 3/4 inches. $400-600 255

A Chinese Wood Carving of Shoulao Riding a Spotted Deer,

the immortal depicted riding the deer and holding a craggy staff with a double gourd. Height 11 inches. $600-800 256*

A Dreamstone Tablescreen, 265

the rectangular plate having carved inscription at the top, above grey and brown veining in the form of a mountain landscape, raised on a hardwood motherof-pearl inlaid frame and stand. Height of stone 16 x width 23 3/4 inches; height overall 25 1/4 x width 28 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $800-1,200

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depicting two warriors at the front with crossed weapons, having rock forms throughout issuing pine trees, with a wave form base and raised atop a fitted hardwood base with inlaid wire decoration. Height 9 1/8 x width 11 1/2 x depth 4 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of William B. Butz, Esquire, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania $1,000-2,000


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A Chinese Six Panel Painted Alabaster and Hardwood Screen,

A Jadeite Belt Hook,

A Jadeite Pendant,

having 16 painted panels with two dream stone panels, the painted panels containing a mountainous landscape scene with the reverse showing a polychrome scene of figures with attendants amongst scrolling clouds, having poetic inscriptions throughout with red seal marks. Height 40 1/8 x width of single panel 9 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of William B. Butz, Esquire, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania $1,000-2,000 259

A Jadeite Amulet,

of semi-transparent emerald green colored stone, in the form of a hanging pendant with foliate carving in relief to one side. Length 1 3/8 inches. $300-500 260*

A Jadeite Belt Hook and Silver Mounted Cigar Lighter,

the hook of apple green and white colored stone with a sinuous chilong on the back, mounted with a spherical silver ball and stamped S&G Gump Co. Sterling 8. Length of jade 3 3/4; length overall 8 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $800-1,200

of white stone with speckled apple green color, the hook having a bird head form terminal, slightly upturned towards the end of the hook, having metal mounts with a lidded bowl at the end with floral repousse decoration on the lid. Length of jade 4 inches. Property from the Collection of Peter G. and Nancy B. Kohler, Kohler, Wisconsin $800-1,200 263*

A Jadeite Model Carving of a Woman,

of semi-transparent pale green stone with apple green inclusions, shown with rippled robes, holding a lotus branch with blossom at top, raised on a fitted wood base. Height of figure 8 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $800-1,200 264*

A Jadeite Figure of a Lady,

of white colored stone with apple green inclusions and lavender color at the center, shown holding a branch of lingzhi fungus in one hand and a flowering branch in the other, with swirling scarves throughout, raised upon a wire inlaid fitted base. Height of figure 9 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $2,000-4,000

of apple green and near transparent stone, in the form of a squared bi with a striding beast at the top with the tail extending over the side and through the center of the bi, having a silk cord with seed pearls and one jadeite bead. Height of pendant 1 1/8 inches. $3,000-5,000 266

A Large Chinese Carved Jade Brushpot,

of celadon colored stone, deeply carved depicting immortals and various figures amongst waves, trees and rocky outcrops. Height 5 x width 9 1/2 x depth 8 inches. $6,000-8,000 267

A Chinese Lidded Jade Vase,

of opaque cream colored stone, having beast form finial above the domed lid, the body having freemoving ring handles with the body depicting two striding beasts with a pearl at the center, raised on a splayed foot. Height 7 3/8 inches. $3,000-4,000

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A Yellow Gold and Jadeite Saddle Ring,

having an apple green stone set into the 24 karat ring. Diameter 7/8 inches. $500-700

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A Chinese Jade and Gilt Bronze Ruyi Scepter,

the head containing a jade plaque of celadon colored stone, depicting two Buddha hand fruits and a bat, framed in a border of gilt bronze with a scrolling floral motif, the handle having a key-fret design along the edge, the top containing decoration of Buddhist emblems, having a four-character Qianlong mark on the reverse, the end of the scepter of conforming colored stone with raised decoration of a bat and lingzhi fungus. Length 18 1/4 inches. $3,000-5,000 269

A White Jade Plaque,

of even colored stone, having pierced carving of a dragon boat with three oarsman flying pennants and issuing an umbrella, raised on a root form wood stand. Width of plaque 3 1/4 inches. $4,000-6,000 270

A Double Gourd Form Water Coupe,

of pale celadon/white colored stone, intricately carved with craggy branches and tendrils, with leaves and other hanging fruit throughout, having two bats depicted on top of the vessel. Width at widest 6 1/2 inches. $5,000-7,000

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A Jade Libation Cup,

of near white colored stone, the circular bowl having two pierce carved handles depicting sinuous dragons peering over the rim of the bowl. Width over handles 4 5/8 inches. $1,000-2,000 272

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comprising a lock-form plaque, a butterfly plaque and a rectangular plaque depicting a stand of bamboo. Width of widest 3 1/4 inches. $700-900 273

A Group of Three Jade Archer’s Rings,

one having carved decoration containing spotted deer, the other a qilong, and the third without decoration and with heavy calcification. Diameter of largest 1 1/4 inches. $300-500 274

A Group of Three Jade Belt Hooks,

comprising one of white jade with a dragon head hook and a domed body mounted on a silver letter opener, the other two of pale celadon green colored stone. Length of longest 3 1/2 inches. $400-600 275

A Jade Rhyton Vessel,

of pale celadon colored stone, the cup having raised carving of two climbing qilong above the base depicting the head of a horned beast. Height 5 1/2 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $1,200-1,500 275

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A Jade Archer’s Ring,

of celadon green colored stone with an opaque brown inclusion. Diameter 1 3/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri Exhibited at the Rourke Gallery, Moorhead, Minnesota; Alfred University, New York; The Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii $1,000-2,000 277

A Carved Jade Boulder,

depicting two figures having tea in a mountain village, with a bridge in the left register and structures in the background, raised upon a carved wood stand. Height 4 3/4 inches. $4,000-6,000

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A Jade Figural Carving of a Man Washing a Horse,

of white colored stone, depicting the man combing the tail of the horse with the horse looking back, raised atop a wave form base, the carving continuing to the underside, further raised upon a fitted wood base. Width 8 inches. $6,000-8,000 279

A White Jade Belt Hook,

of semi-transparent stone, with the terminal in the form of a dragon head with the tongue of the beast deeply carved, the top of the hook carved in relief with a dragon, having metal mount with a lidded bowl at the end having floral repousse decoration. Length of jade 4 5/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Peter G. and Nancy B. Kohler, Kohler, Wisconsin $1,000-2,000

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A White Jade Bi,

of circular form with geometric decoration, having two winged beasts at the top, with a bat at the base. Length 2 5/8 inches. $1,000-2,000 281

A Rectangular White Jade Plaque,

the front depicting a general wearing armor and carrying a battle axe, with the reverse having a calligraphic inscription in relief. Height 1 7/8 inches. $800-1,200 282

A Carved Jade Double-Handled Libation Cup,

late Ming/early Qing, of near white and tan colored stone, having double c-form handles in the shape of beasts with the body carved with raised bosses throughout, having pierce carved wood lid with green glass finial and a wood base. Width over handles 3 3/4 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $500-700

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A Spinach Jade Libation Cup,

of circular form having raised circular bosses throughout the exterior of the bowl, with beast headed c-form handles, raised on a circular foot ring. Width over handles 4 1/4 inches. $400-600 85


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A White Jade Hair Ornament of a Phoenix and Guanyin,

A Carved Khotan Jade Pebble Carving,

depicting the deity atop the phoenix with pierced carving on the flame form back, with fitted wood stand in the form of scrolling clouds. Width of jade 2 1/2 inches. $800-1,200 285

A Jade Cup,

the main body with relief carved decoration with grasses, lingzhi and fungus, having a flared rim and raised upon a circular foot ring with a recessed base. Height 2 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,000

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of celadon colored stone with russet skin in the form of a recumbent water buffalo. Width 2 1/2 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Tucson, Arizona Provenance: Robyn Turner Gallery, San Francisco, California $2,000-4,000 287

A Carved Jade Boulder,

depicting two figures on a bridge amidst a background of pavilions, with a boat below and a pine tree in the foreground, raised on a carved wood stand having knotted pine tree decoration. Height 4 3/4 inches. $4,000-6,000


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A Jade Carving of a Duck,

Ming Dynasty, of white stone with russet colored veining throughout, depicting the seated bird with a forward facing glance, with well carved feathers throughout the body with upturned tail feathers, the underside carved with the legs and feet of the animal. Width 4 1/4 inches. Provenance: Ex-Collection of Susan Chin, Hong Kong $3,000-5,000 289

A Carved Jade Boulder,

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of celadon colored stone with a russet skin, depicting two elders on a bridge, another depicted below on a boat, the reverse carved with a stream flowing under a bridge with an extensive calligraphic inscription, raised atop a hardwood stand. Height of stone 7 3/8 inches. $5,000-7,000 290

A Pair of Chinese Cong Form Porcelain Vases,

with raised trigrams on the four walls with turquoise colored transparent glaze throughout. The taller 11 1/8 inches. Provenance: Reeve MacKay, Toronto, May 27-29, 1996, Lot 148 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner $2,000-4,000 291

A Ge Crackle Bowl,

having slightly flared walls with ink stained crackle throughout, raised on a circular foot ring. Diameter 6 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000

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A Chinese Red-Glazed Center Bowl,

having gilt decoration of bats and peaches upon a red reserve, with a five-character mark on the bottom. Diameter 14 inches. $2,000-4,000 293

A Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Enameled Porcelain Jardinières,

the vessels of tapering square form with each side containing a figural or floral scenes surrounded by borders containing a faux woven texture with floral sprays, each raised atop bracket feet with iron red and gilt decoration. Height 8 1/4 inches. $1,500-2,000 294

A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Cups,

each having a slightly flared mouth rim, with polychrome enamel decoration of lilies and other blossoms with butterflies, with-six character Yongzheng reign marks in double rings on the undersides. Diameter 2 11/16 inches. $2,000-4,000

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A Chinese Ceramic Lidded Baluster Jar,

having decoration throughout depicting pink cherry blossoms on cracked ice of gilt and enamel atop a cobalt blue ground, having domed lid with conforming decoration and gilt fu dog form finial. Height 24 1/4 inches. $600-800 296

A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Vases,

of cylindrical form with flared rims, having underglaze blue decoration of boys at play, mounted as lamps. Height 18 inches. Property from an Important Michigan Collection Provenance: Purchased through George Williams Interiors Ltd, Detroit, Michigan, 1999 $300-500 297

A Pair of Chinese White Porcelain Wine Cups,

having faceted sides, with dehua style decoration, raised on fitted wood stands. Width at widest 2 3/4 inches. $1,500-2,000 298

A Turquoise Ground Boat-Form Dish,

having enameled decoration of butterflies and flowers, having fitted hardwood stand. Width 5 5/8 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector 302

Provenance: P.C. Lu Works of Art Limited, Hong Kong $200-400 299

A Chinese Porcelain Wall Vase,

having a central cartouche decoration depicting a chicken, contained within a green glazed reserve with incised sgraffito decoration, having Qianlong reign mark on the underside. Height 7 1/4 inches. $400-600 300

A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Dragon Dishes,

each having green glaze with two painted fiveclawed dragons, one in blue, the other aubergine, centered with flaming pearl within a double line border, raised atop a circular foot with six-character Guangxu mark on underside. Diameter 5 5/8 inches. $500-700 301

A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Lidded Baluster Vases,

the domed lids having famille rose enameled decoration throughout depicting broad leaves, mounted as lamps. Height 15 inches. Property from an Important Michigan Collection $400-600 302

A Chinese Porcelain Yen-Yen Vase, 303

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A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Ewer,

A Chinese Porcelain Ginger Jar,

the lidded vessel having floral decoration throughout of scrolling lotus vines, raised on four legs, bearing Qianlong reign mark to the underside, with a fitted box. Height 8 1/4 inches. $600-800 304*

A Blue and White Porcelain Brushpot,

of cylindrical form, having underglazed blue calligraphic poetic inscription on subjects of nature in various scripts, with a recessed base over a ciruclar foot ring. Height 4 1/2 x diameter 3 5/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Honeychurch Antiques, Ltd., Hong Kong, 1996 $800-1,200

having a carved wood top with an inset jade roundel, the body with scrolling foliate decoration in underglaze blue, having four-character mark. Height overall 10 1/2 inches. $500-700 306

A Carved and Molded Unglazed Biscuit Porcelain Brushpot,

containing three shaped cartouches depicting scenes of figures amongst landscape scenes with mountains in the background, set atop a repetitive diaper reserve and having a Qianlong seal mark to base. Height 7 1/4 inches. Provenance: The Greenfield Collection $6,000-8,000

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A Chinese Porcelain Rose Verte Brushpot,

having enameled decoration of three men in a pleasure boat traveling down a river beneath craggy cloud covered cliffs, with the scene continuing around the vessel with a setting sun at the back, the underside having an iron red Qianlong seal mark. Height 6 3/8 x diameter 7 1/4 inches. Provenance: Christie’s, New York, Ravenscliff, The Property of the late Charlotte Dorrance Wright, 1978, lot 532 $30,000-50,000 *This is a premium lot and bidders must register separately to bid on this lot. Please see special instructions on the front insert.

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A Chinese Porcelain Fishbowl on a Zitan Stand,

of low circular form with wide rim, having iron brown glaze throughout the exterior with a raised band at the center, the interior having cobalt blue glaze throughout, raised atop a fitted zitan wood stand of conforming form. Diameter 18 3/8 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $3,000-5,000 309

A Chinese Baluster Vase,

having four cartouches depicting landscapes, with chrysanthemum and vein pattern reserve and repetitive geometric patterns throughout with mark on the underside. Height 13 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 310

A Pair of Chinese Hexagonal Bulb Dishes,

Republic period or later, having wide rims with the main body having rectangular enameled panels depicting a fall landscape scene with figures at various tasks and fishing, raised atop six squat bracket feet, having four-character iron red Hongxian seal mark on the undersides. Width 9 1/2 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $800-1,200

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A Pair of Famille Rose Republic Period Vases,

each of baluster form having a recessed gilt mouth rim above bands of key-fret and lingzhi fungus form decoration above a band of pink flowers on the shoulder, the bodies decorated with figural scenes of ladies in a garden and pavilion at various pursuits, raised on a waisted circular foot, bearing a sixcharacter iron red Qianlong reign mark in a square cartouche to the underside. Height 9 inches. $600-800 310

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A Chinese Porcelain Partial Dinner Service,

comprising soup plates, dinner plates, salad plates, cups, saucers, a tureen, a center bowl and others each centered with a gilt and iron red seal with vegetable and butterfly borders; 72 items total. Diameter of largest 11 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,500

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A Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Phoenixes,

each having polychrome decoration, raised upon a pierced rockwork base. Height 18 inches. Property from the Collection of Steve Sattem, Kalamazoo, Michigan $1,500-2,000 314*

A Large Collection of Famille Rose ‘Millefleur’ Porcelain,

19th and early 20th century, having floral decoration and gilt rims, comprising 4 oval platters in graduated sizes, 2 large serving chargers, 5 lidded serving bowls, 8 dinner plates, 19 luncheon plates, 12 salad plates, 28 saucers, a teapot, a lidded double handled sugar, a creamer, 8 demitasse saucers, 6 demitasse cups, 7 lidded rice bowls, 6 lidded soup bowls, 6 spoons, 5 coffee cups and 12 teacups, the majority having overglaze iron red Guangxu six-character reign marks; 131 items total. Width of widest platter 14 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $3,000-5,000 315

A Famille Rose European Subject Teapot,

the domed lid and both sides depicting a scene of a lady with a basket before a European gentleman reclining under a tree. Height overall 5 inches. $500-700 316

A Pair of Famille Rose Export Plates,

circa 1760s, of octagonal form with decoration at the center of flowering plants issued from a rock, surrounded by a scrolling gilt border with sprays of flowers throughout the rim, having gilt spearhead border around the exterior. Diameter 9 inches. $500-700 321

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A Pair of Famille Rose Meissen-Style ‘European-Subject’ Plates,

circa 1750s, having a central quatrefoil cartouche depicting a European gentleman before a barrel turning over his tankard and with his hat on the ground, having two enameled turquoise bands with a gilt spearhead border. Diameter 9 inches. $1,000-2,000

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A Tang Pottery Figure,

A Chinese Sancai Glazed Model of an Earth Spirit,

Two Thai Carved Ivory Seal Stamps,

the buff pottery figure depicted with a double coiffure, having one hand on her stomach, the other holding a handkerchief, wearing a long skirt running to the ground. Height overall 11 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Chinese Arts & Crafts Ltd., Hong Kong, 1981 $300-500 319

A Chinese Pottery Model of a Duck,

likely Han Dynasty, of buff colored clay with polychrome decorations on the bill. Height 3 3/4 inches. Property from an Important Michigan Collection Provenance: Hoon Gallery, Bangkok, purchased in 1995 $100-200 320

A Pair of Chinese Straw-Glazed Models of Soldiers,

likely Tang Dynasty, depicting the standing figures wearing armor and draped headpieces, one having remnants of painted decoration. Height of taller 14 1/2 inches. $400-600

the figure having a human face with animalistic ears below a spear and spiraling finial, the body glazed throughout and raised atop a rock form base. Height overall 30 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $1,000-2,000 322

A Large Pottery Model of a Foreign Official,

likely Tang Dynasty, depicting the figure with hands clasped at front with remnants of polychrome pigments throughout. Height 28 1/8 inches. $1,500-2,500 323*

A Southeast Asian Bronze Vajra,

the head pommel having three heads above the three sided blade having incised scrolling decoration. Length 8 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $150-250

each carved in the form of stupas, the seals of circular form, one depicting a Buddhistic lion, the other a seated figure holding a lotus blossom. Height of each 3 1/8 inches. $200-400 326

Three Southeast Asian Carved Ivory Chess Pieces,

comprising three knights carved as horses, each raised on a circular foot. Height of tallest 2 inches. $200-400 327

An Indian Painting on Paper,

Jaipur School, depicting Raja Kushu Singh on a horse with attendants Height 13 1/2 x width 10 inches. $300-500 328

A Southeast Asian Bronze Figure of a Deity,

depicted seated with elaborate headdress, elongated earlobes and hands clasped in a dhyana mudra, raised on a double lotus base. Height 7 7/8 inches. $400-600

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An Indian Ivory Carving of a Lady,

depicted in a standing position holding a bulbous jar, holding up one corner of her sari, raised upon an attached, shaped ivory base, further raised on a shaped hardwood base. Height overall 6 3/4 inches. $200-400 93


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A Balinese Painted Figural Panel,

An Indian Gouache Painting, Rajasthani School,

having polychrome decoration throughout of figures atop a white reserve, with squared surround. Height 51 1/4 x width 41 x depth 4 1/2 inches. $800-1,200

depicting a scene of the Battle of Kurukshetra from the Mahabharata, showing Krishna’s chariot in the lower right corner below scenes of various figures in pavilion settings from the legend. Height of image 14 x width 10 1/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Boca Raton, Florida $800-1,200

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An Indian Gouache Painting, Rajasthani School,

depicting Krishna riding an elephant made up of women, the procession led by a woman and the god shaded by a parasol held up by a woman at the rear of the procession, on a grassy knoll under a cobalt sky. Height of image 12 3/4 x width 9 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Boca Raton, Florida $800-1,200

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A Pair of Burmese Giltwood Sutra,

comprised of seven sheets with carved and giltwood covers, all sheets with gilt reserves with black inscriptions throughout, mounted in frames. Height of each sheet 5 x width 22 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $2,000-3,000

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A Bronze Model of a Seated Buddha,

Kashmir, depicting the figure wearing a tightly fitting cloth cap with the ends extending in front of the ears, with one hand laying open on his lap with the other over his knee, raised on a double lotus base. Height 18 1/2 inches. $3,000-5,000 334

An Indian Stone Three Headed Bust,

depicted with eyes closed, having patterned, tall headdresses and elongated earlobes, wearing medallion form earrings and necklace. Height 15 inches. $800-1,200

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A Southeast Asian Stone Carving of a Female Deity,

11th-12th century, central India, of buff colored sand stone, depicting a four armed standing deity between two columns, shown holding a floral spray, the lower right hand extended palm down in a mudra of charity and bestowing, the lower left hand holding a kalasa vase, raised atop a later plinth form base. Height of stone 24 inches. Provenance: Gumps, San Francisco, purchased in 1970 $12,000-15,000 336

An Indian Carved Ivory Model of a Boat,

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the vessel depicted with two rectangular two story structures with carved railings and flying flags, the main deck with steps and benches and having squared railings, the front of the boat in the form of a peacock head with carved feather decoration throughout the center terminating in a key form end, raised on an ivory inlaid wood base. Length of boat 19 1/2 inches. $2,000-4,000


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A Collection of Six Southeast Asian Ivory Carvings,

depicting four immortals, a maiden holding a flowering plant and a Buddhist figure with a tea stained finish. Approximate height of tallest 10 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $1,000-2,000 338

An Indo Portuguese Ivory Figure of a Seated Model of Christ, Goa,

likely 18th century, depicting the pensive figure shown as a European with curly hair and having one hand raised to his cheek, with a small lamb on his shoulder and lap and having a double gourd bottle at his waist, with his legs crossed at his ankles and wearing sandals, raised upon a circular wood base. Height of ivory 3 1/4 inches. $2,000-4,000 339*

An Indo Portuguese Ivory Figure of Christ, Goa,

depicted in a standing pose with hair carved in snail knots and having a serene expression, with one hand raised as if giving a blessing, the other holding an orb with a cross at the top, together with an ivory vessel of oval form having relief carved religious scenes. Height of first 5 3/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Lila Meitus Lang, Chicago, Illinois $500-700 340

An Indian Silver Rosewater Sprinkler,

19th century, having an elongated stem with three floriform terminals, the globular reservoir chased with floral and foliate scrolls over a circular foot. Height 11 7/8 inches. $200-400 341

A Group of Four Southeast Asian Bronze Figures,

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two depicting dancers, one a standing figure and one a reclining figure with a cup and an oil lamp. Height of tallest 8 3/8 inches. $200-400 342

A Tibetan Thangka,

depicting a seated figure of Buddha surrounded by swirling clouds, mounted on black silk. Height of image 21 x width 11 3/8 inches. $200-400 342A

A Sino-Tibetan Painting,

depicting a Buddhist deity seated atop a thrown at the center left, with white skin and holding a scepter in one hand and raised atop a lotus blossom base, surrounded by other depictions of images of Buddha and other deitys including a disciple riding atop a lion, framed with museum glass. Height 35 1/4 x width 23 1/2 inches. $2,000-4,000 343*

A Group of Ten Southeast Asian Carved Wood Figures,

the naturalistically carved figures depicted in various dress and poses, having red clay type wash throughout. Height of tallest 16 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Larry Faxon Diehl, Agricultural AttachĂŠ for the Embassy of the United States of America in Burma; Tempe, Arizona $300-500

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A Persian Portrait Miniature on Ivory,

An Indian Ivory Table Casket,

A Southeast Asian Bronze Rain Drum,

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A Nepalese Gilt Bronze Figure of a Multi-Armed Deity,

A Southeast Asian Bronze Seated Figure of a Buddha,

the polychrome scene set in an ebonized frame. Height 4 1/8 x width 3 1/16 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 345

A Southeast Asian Gilt Bronze Figure of a Deity,

depicting a winged deity embracing another, holding multiple vajra and daggers, the two figures standing atop two figures, raised atop a base with lappet border, having flame form mandala at the back, Height overall 9 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Boca Raton, Florida $800-1,200

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of rectangular form with rectangular scenes on the top and sides of wild animals including monkeys, giraffes, elephants, koalas, peacocks and lions, raised on four elephant head feet joined by pierced aprons, raised on a square wood base with pierced ivory panels. Height 6 1/2 x width 8 1/2 x depth 5 3/4 inches. $800-1,200

the three-headed figure having four pairs of arms with one hand holding a seated model of Buddha, raised upon a double lotus-form base. Height 7 inches. $800-1,200

having circular top with concentric bands of decoration throughout with four raised animal form loop handles at the edges, the main body wasted at the center with two split loop handles with applied decoration. Height 17 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $2,000-4,000

the figure having a flame extending from the usnisa at the top of the head, with serene expression and mother-of-pearl and glass inset eyes, in a seated mudra with one hand on the lap, raised atop a lotus blossom base further raised on a plinth. Height overall 16 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000


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A Book on Chinese Art, E.A. Strehlneek,

Shanghai: The Commercial Press, Ltd., 1914. Chinese Pictorial Art, the presentation copy with personal insciption and signature of the author, comprising illustrations of the author’s collection, with supplement, having cloth cover with tassels and a plastic sleeve. Height 11 1/4 x width 8 3/4 inches. $500-700 351

A Book on Chinese Ceramics, A.L. Hetherington,

London: Benn Brothers, Ltd., 1922. Early Ceramic Wares of China, the presentation copy having personal inscription from the author, comprising 100 illustrations. Height 11 3/8 x width 9 inches. $500-700 352

A Collection of “Orientations” Magazines, approximately 115 volumes. $300-500 352A

A Collection of “Arts of Asia” Magazines,

approxiamtely 37 volumes of Arts of Asia and and 16 other volumes on Asian art and auctions. $200-400 353

A Complete Set of ‘The Masterworks of the National Palace Museum’,

published by the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, printed in Japan, 1976, clothbound hardcovers with plastic slip covers and cardboard cases, having 25 volumes comprising Chinese Bronze and supplement, Chinese Painting and supplement, Chinese Jade and supplement, Chinese Calligraphy and supplement, Chinese Porcelain and supplement, Chinese Rare Books and Historical Documents, Chinese Figure Painting, Chinese Portrait Painting, Chinese Album Painting, Chinese Snuff Bottles, Chinese Miniature Crafts, Chinese Seals, Chinese Ju-I Scepters, Chinese Silk Tapestry and Embroidery, Chinese Bronze Mirrors, Chinese Enamel Ware, Chinese Tibetan Buddhist Altar Fittings, Chinese Writing Materials, Chinese Inkstones and Chinese Carved Lacquer Ware. Height of each cardboard case 11 x width 8 5/8 inches. $2,000-4,000

354

A Partial Set of Oriental Ceramics: The World’s Great Collections,

Kodansha International Ltd. Tokyo, New York and San Francisco, 1981 edition, having cloth boards and original sleeves, having 11 volumes comprising The British Museum, London; Percival David Foundation, London; Musee Guimet, Paris; Iran Bastan Museum, Teheran; Museum Pusat, Jakarta; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Freer Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; Museum of Far Eastern Antiques, Stockholm; National Museum of Korea, Seoul; Tokyo National Museum; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Height of each cardboard sleeve 15 x width 10 3/4 inches. $1,500-2,000

358

Journal of the Classical Chinese Furniture Society,

Renaissance, CA: Classical Chinese Furniture Society, 1990-1992. 8 vols. (Winter1990 - Fall 1992) Property from a Private Chicago Collector $100-200 359

A Partial Set of The Masterworks of the National Palace Museum,

356

published by the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, printed in Japan, 1976, clothbound hardcovers with plastic slip covers and cardboard sleeves, having 21 of the 25 volumes comprising Chinese Bronze and supplement, Chinese Painting and supplement, Chinese Jade and supplement, Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Porcelain and supplement, Chinese Rare Books and Historical Documents, Chinese Figure Painting, Chinese Portrait Painting, Chinese Album Painting, Chinese Snuff Bottles, Chinese Miniature Crafts, Chinese Silk Tapestry and Embroidery, Chinese Bronze Mirrors, Chinese Enamel Ware, Chinese Tibetan Buddhist Altar Fittings, Chinese Writing Materials and Chinese Carved Lacquer Ware. Height of each cardboard sleeve 11 x width 8 5/8 inches. $600-800

Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Co., 1986

360

328 pages, 332 colour and 187 black-and-white plates, 52 line drawings and 37 measured drawings. Glossary, bibliography and index. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $200-400

dated 1786, depicting a river scene with mountainous background, mounted on a silk scroll. Height of image 48 x width 15 inches. $300-500

355

Connoisseurship of Chinese Furniture, Wang Shixiang, Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Co. Ltd., 1990

2 vols. Ming and Early Qing Dynasties, Volume One: Text, Volume Two: Plates. Comprising author’s notes photographs, sketches and illustrations. Both complete with glossary, bibliography and index. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $200-400

Classic Chinese Furniture, Wang Shixiang,

A Chinese Landscape Painting on Silk, Wang Xuetao,

357

The Dr. S. Y. Yip Collection of Classic Chinese Furniture, Shing Yiu Yip and Grace Wu Bruce,

Hong Kong: New Island Printing Co. Ltd., 1991

Catalogue for the exhibition of Dr. S. Y. Yip Collection at the Art Gallery of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, comprising 68 items, 99 pieces in total of Ming Dynasty style Chinese hardwood furniture. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $200-400

348 346

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363

361

364

368

A Chinese Painting of a Galloping Horse,

A Taiwanese Scroll Painting on Paper, Sun Yunsheng (1918-2000),

A Group of Three Roundel Paintings on Silk,

in black ink on paper, having inscription at bottom right with two iron seal marks. Height 33 x width 15 inches. $300-500 362

No Lot 363

A Chinese Painting on Silk, after Leng Mei (active 1677-1742),

depicting rabbits amongst chrysanthemums and rocks in a garden with a bamboo fence, bearing calligraphic inscription Chen Leng Mei Gong Hua followed by two seal stamps. Height of image 36 x width 20 1/2 inches. $600-800

depicting a winding river with cliffs at the left margin, buildings in the background, and a raised dock visible through the clouds on the horizon. At the top left, a calligraphic inscription (“Miles of beach, rugged and winding / Surrounded by misty fog / Riding on the boat / Enjoy the beautiful mountain”), signed by the artist with two red seal stamps. Sun was a close disciple of Zhang Daqian. Height of image 26 1/2 x width 13 1/2 inches. $600-800 365

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Tian Shiguang (1916-1999), depicting a group of day lilies. Height 7 3/4 x width 10 3/4 inches. $800-1,200 366

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Wu Zuoren (1908–1997),

depicting four koi fish of different colors amongst flowers, signed Zuoren with one artist’s seal. Height 32 1/2 x width 11 1/4 inches. $700-900 367

No Lot 100

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

one depicting a flowering branch, the second a mountainous landscape, the third of two figures, one carrying a walking staff the other holding a porcupine. Diameter of first 10 1/2 inches. $300-500 369

No Lot 370

A Chinese Watercolor Painting of Lotus,

the polychrome painting depicting a white and pink lotus blossom above a lotus pad with a dried pod below, with a perched bird at the side, unsigned. Height 13 x width 12 1/2 inches. $200-400 371

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Ren Zhong (b. 1976),

depicting a grey feathered bird perched on a lotus plant, having a poetic inscription on the right register, signed Ren Zhong with two seals. Height 49 x width 12 3/4 inches. $300-500


372

376

380

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Tao Lengyue (1895-1985),

A Chinese Painting on Silk, after Chen Quan (1682-1760),

A Chinese Painting on Silk of a Spotted Deer, attributed to Nanpin Shen (1682-1758),

373

377

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Li Hu (1919-1975),

A Chinese Landscape Painting, Cheng Zhengkui,

depicting a moonlit scene with rocks in a river, groves of trees on the river bank, with a house in the right register and figures in a boat in the left, having a poetic inscription and signed Lengyue with two seals. Height 37 3/4 x width 13 inches. $400-600

depicting boats in a river by a dock, with structures in the background, having one seal. Height 9 1/8 x width 12 1/4 inches. $200-400 374

depicting a swan by a lotus pond, amongst lotus leaves, the upper right register with calligraphic inscription reading Qian Long Winter 1757 painted by Chen Quan at the Spring Palace followed by two seal stamps. Height of image 28 1/4 x width 12 3/4 inches. $800-1,200

possibly 17th century, ink on silk, depicting a foliate covered mountain above a small structure and a lake, inscribed at left, mounted on a brocade scroll. Height of image 29 1/4 x width 15 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 378

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Song Yingke (1902-1990),

A Chinese Painting, attributed to Xun Zhou (1649-1729),

depicting a figure tending to chickens. Height 8 7/8 x width 11 1/2 inches. $200-400

ink and color on paper, a calligraphy lesson depicting a student, a teacher and an elder practicing on a scroll table in a garden setting, matted and framed. Height of image 50 x width 12 inches. $3,000-5,000

375

A Chinese Floral Painting on Silk,

depicting three flowering plants, peony, appleblossoms and magnolia in polychrome pigments issued from the ground at the bottom right of the work, mounted as a scroll. Height of image 49 x width 33 1/2 inches. $400-600

376

379

A Chinese Figural Painting,

19th century, depicting three scholars reviewing a painting in an outdoor setting, painted on silk. Height of image 65 1/2 x width 36 inches. $1,000-1,500

378

the deer depicted atop a rocky ledge having a rolled paper tied to his antler, with two bats flying above and surrounded by scrolling foliage, grasses and flowing water, contained in a Japanese brocade silk mount, having nine character inscription with artist’s name Nanpin Shenquan and date characters, with two red seal stamps and one red seal stamp at lower left. Height of image 54 3/4 x width 23 3/4 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $5,000-7,000 381

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Gai Qi (1773-1828),

depicting two ladies, one bearing a tray of fruit and a double gourd, in a fenced garden setting, dated ‘Daoguang year 1828’ and signed Gai Qi with two seals. Height 33 x 12 1/2 inches. $600-800 382

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Song Wenzhi (1919-1999),

depicting a scene of the south of the Yangtze river, showing boats in the water and houses and blossoming trees along the riverbank. signed Wenzhi and inscribed lower left with one seal. Height 17 1/2 x width 13 1/2 inches. $300-500

379

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400

383

387

391

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Jiang Handing (1903-1963),

A Pair of Carved Ivory Fu Lions,

A Chinese Carved Ivory Figure,

depicting two ducks with colorful plumage in a lotus pond, with peonies blossoming above, dated 1946 and signed Handing with one seal mark. Height 51 1/4 x width 25 1/2 inches. $600-800 384

the lions depicted with puzzle balls and pups above octagonal bases, raised on conforming hardwood stands. Height 5 1/2 inches. $300-500 388*

An Ivory Model of a Sleeping Lohan,

385

the figure depicted wearing robes and in a crouched position, raised on a circular wood base with squat feet. Height 5 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $300-500

A Chinese Scroll Painting, after Jiang Zhaohe (1904-1986),

389

A Chinese Fan Painting on Silk,

mounted on paper, of two trees by the waters edge with a figure fishing. Width of fan 21 inches. $200-400

depicting a peasant girl seated under a sunflower, holding a folding fan in one hand and a scroll in the other, signed Zhaohe lower left with one seal. Height 42 1/2 x width 18 1/2 inches. $400-600 386

A Chinese Painted Silk Fan,

of circular form with wire border, depicting a cluster of buildings behind a stand of trees, having inscription to the left register with two seals and signed Qi Baishi, mounted to a wood and ivory inlaid handle. Height overall 13 1/2 inches. $200-400

102

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A Chinese Export Carved Ivory Fan,

having front stays with raised decoration of a village scene, the other panels having pierce carving throughout, mounted and framed. Height 7 3/4 inches. $400-600 390*

A Chinese Carved Ivory Fishing Boat,

depicted with figures on the top deck with a large boom connected to the fishing net. Length approximately 10 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $400-600

depicting a fisherwoman in a woven hat with a net, together with a carved ivory model of a fish. Height of taller 6 inches. $800-1,200 392

A Cloisonné and Ivory Figure of a Lady,

having cloisonné body with tea stained face and hands, wearing a metal mesh shawl, wrap, and skirt, holding a metal mesh scroll with flowers raised atop a wood base. Height of figure 12 3/8 inches. $800-1,200 393

A Chinese Carved Ivory Plaque and Ruyi Scepter,

of rectangular form depicting figures in a boat within a pierced wood frame, together with a wood ruyi scepter with cloisonné plaques. Height of ivory 4 1/2 x width 6 1/8 inches. $1,000-2,000 394

An Ivory Model of Shoulao,

depicting the figure with an elongated cranium and holding a craggy staff and a fruit covered branch, with a boy riding a spotted deer at the front, raised on a fitted wood stand. Height of ivory 15 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000


395

398

401

A Group of Three Chinese Ivory Figures,

A Chinese Carved Ivory Emperor and Empress,

A Set of Eight Chinese Ivory Carvings of Immortals,

depicting standing figures with incised and polychrome decoration. Height of tallest 12 inches. $1,500-2,000 396

A Polychrome Ivory Carving of a Woman,

the figures carved into throne chairs, raised atop ivory bases with three panel screens behind, raised on wood stands. Height overall 17 3/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $3,000-5,000

holding flowering branch, together with another carving of a musician, both having phoenix-form headdresses and flowing robes raised on wood stands. Height of first 9 7/8 inches. $2,000-4,000

399

397

400

A Carved Ivory Tusk,

A Chinese Ivory Carving of a Lady,

the well carved tusk depicting a landscape scene of a palace amongst the mountains and pavilions, with craggy trees and wandering figures throughout, raised on a hardwood base with scrolled feet. Length of ivory 27 3/4 inches. $2,000-4,000

A Pair of Carved Ivory Emperor and Empress,

of traditional form showing each in robes and seated on a throne chair. Height of tallest 10 inches. $2,000-4,000

depicting the robed figure with coiffed har and wearing a flowing robe, raised atop a cloud form base. Height overall 6 1/4 inches. $400-600

each holding an attribute raised atop a fan form base and having an incised red seal mark to the reverse. Height of tallest 3 5/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection $500-700 402*

A Chinese Carved Ivory Doctor’s Model,

the recumbent figure shown wearing shoes and bracelets, set upon a wood stand. Length 8 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Ms. Susan Harrington Grove, Saint Simons Island, Georgia $500-700 403

A Group of Three Ivory Carved Ivory Birds,

with polychrome decoration, raised atop fitted hardwood bases. Height of tallest 3 3/4 inches. $500-700

403

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413

404

408

412*

A Set of Two Ivory Figures,

A Jade Toggle,

A Carved Jade Gourd Toggle,

post Republic period, depicting a tree and a mountain with figures at the front and raised atop a naturalistic base, further raised atop a fitted wood base. Height of taller 11 1/2 inches. $400-600

409

Two Archaistic Style Jade Items,

405

A Chinese Ivory Figure,

depicting a lady in flowing robes holding a flowering branch with ornaments in her hair. Height 8 3/4 inches. $300-500

comprising a green and brown cicada and a beast form toggle of green and white stone. Width of widest 2 1/4 inches. $500-700 410*

A Jade Bi Burial Piece,

406*

An Ivory Carving of a Reclining Deity,

of a female figure with flowing scarves throughout with inset hardstones and carved with decoration of beaded swags and having a tea stain throughout, raised atop a fitted wood stand. Width 7 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $300-500 407

A Chinese Ivory Brushpot,

having carving throughout the cylindrical pot depicting a village scene with figures at various activities, with floral border at the top and pierced scrolling foliate border at the base. Height 4 inches. $300-500

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in the form of a vertebrae, of gray and black stone with opaque white and russet inclusions. Width 1 1/4 inches. $200-400

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

of olive colored stone with heavy calcifications, the top carved in high relief with three striding chilong. Diameter 4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa $600-800 411*

A Stone Bangle,

of opaque green and black stone, depicting three striding chilong. Diameter 3 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa $800-1,200

Qing Dynasty, of an even, white stone, depicting a double gourd issuing a curved branch of scrolling leaves and tendrils and other double gourd form fruits, surmounted by a cicada, with a bird in the lower register flying towards the fruiting plant. Height 2 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Stephen Payne, West Palm Beach, Florida Notes: Published in Payne, Stephen. How to Purchase Archaic Jade. Victoria: Trafford Publishing, 2009; pages 186-187 $2,000-4,000 413*

A Carved Jade Cicada with Dragon,

attributed to the Ming Dynasty, of olive green and brown stone with areas of russet flecking and veining, the writhing chilong carved on the cicada’s back, the cicada wings articulated and the ventral side having incised lines. Length 2 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Stephen Payne, West Palm Beach, Florida Notes: Published in Payne, Stephen. How to Purchase Archaic Jade. Victoria: Trafford Publishing, 2009; pages 178-179 $1,500-2,000


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422

417

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416*

419

A Carved Jade Cicada,

A Carved Jade Cicada on a Leaf,

A White Jade Buckle,

attributed to the Song Dynasty, of a russet colored stone with areas of reddish brown hue, having incised decoration throughout including Hongshan culture style wings and bracket legs, the raised eyes articulated with incised concentric circles, pierced at the rostrum for a cord. Height 2 5/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Stephen Payne, West Palm Beach, Florida Notes: Published in Payne, Stephen. How to Purchase Archaic Jade. Victoria: Trafford Publishing, 2009; pages 166-167 $2,000-4,000 415*

A Carved Jade Cicada,

Qing Dynasty, of pale translucent celadon jade, depicting the cicada perched on a lotus leaf having incised vein lines and a smaller leaf to the reverse, the insect having incised and articulated wings and legs, pierced at the stem for a cord. Length 2 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Stephen Payne, West Palm Beach, Florida Notes: Published in Payne, Stephen. How to Purchase Archaic Jade. Victoria: Trafford Publishing, 2009; pages 188-189 $1,500-2,000 417*

An Archaistic Carved Jade Cicada,

Qing Dynasty, of a semi-translucent white stone, having relief carved scrolling design throughout and incised borders depicting the wings and segments, pierced for a cord. Length 2 7/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Stephen Payne, West Palm Beach, Florida

Qing Dynasty, of near-white stone having russet veining and inclusions, well carved having incised decorations to the body and incised and grooved wings, the eyes and rostrum articulated, with a stylized beard and tongue. Length 3 inches. Property from the Collection of Stephen Payne, West Palm Beach, Florida

Notes: Published in Payne, Stephen. How to Purchase Archaic Jade. Victoria: Trafford Publishing, 2009; page 199 $1,000-2,000

Notes: Published in Payne, Stephen. How to Purchase Archaic Jade. Victoria: Trafford Publishing, 2009; pages 192-193 $2,000-4,000 418

of domed rectangular form, with russet inclusions. Width 3 1/16 inches. $800-1,200 420

No Lot 421

A Group of Three Jade Belt Hooks,

each of traditional form, of white celadon colored stone, with dragon head hooks and striding qilong. Length of longest 3 3/4 inches. $700-900 422

A Chinese Carved Jade Plaque,

of circular form, one side depicting eight Buddhist emblems centered with Fu, the character for prosperity, with carved double dragons at the top and double bats at the bottom, the reverse with Shou, the character for longevity and depicting flowering branches with a spotted deer. Width 3 1/4 inches. $500-700 423

Two Chinese Carved Jade Belt Hooks,

of pale celadon/white colored stone, each having an animal head hook with a sinuous chilong on the back, one having scrolled decoration on the main body. Length of longer 4 5/8 inches. $600-800

A White Jade Plaque,

of semi-circular form, having carving in light relief of flowering plants with a shaped edge. Height 2 1/4 inches. $600-800

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430

424*

426*

429

A Jadeite Carving of a Woman,

Two White Jade Pendants,

A Group of Three Jade Articles,

Provenance: Gen’s & Co., Hong Kong, 1994 $500-700

430

of white and dark green colored stone, depicting a standing female figure holding a blossoming lotus branch, raised atop a fitted wood base. Height of jade 8 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $800-1,200 425

A Jadeite Carving of a Lidded Vase,

of pale green stone with apple green highlights throughout, having a pierce carved finial of Buddhistic lions and clouds, the main body comprising three lions chasing spheres amongst clouds. Height 6 3/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection $500-700

comprising one bi, the other a ‘Fu’ character. Height of tallest 2 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa

427

A Group of Three Carved Jade Plaques,

comprising two rectangular panels of white and apple green colored jadeite, with one nephrite plaque of white stone having pierce carved decoration of a sinuous beast. Height of tallest 3 1/2 inches. $500-700 428

A Jade Bi,

of white and russet colored stone, having incised carved decoration of scrolling forms and circular bosses. Diameter 3 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 106

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

comprising one mask form belt hook, one white jade toggle of a man with a boy on his shoulders, and a white jade archaistic style seated figure. Height of tallest 2 3/4 inches. $1,000-2,000

A Chinese Spinach Jade Table Screen,

carved in relief with scenes of a warrior with his attendant outside a city gate and walking toward his horse tied to a craggy tree, the stone tablet having inscribed character on the reverse and set within a pierce carved wood frame. Height 23 1/2 x width 16 1/4 inches. $2,000-4,000 431

A Carved Gilt Jade Model of a Beast,

the beast depicted sitting back on its haunches having scrolled decoration throughout with applied patinated metal decoration throughout. Height 8 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000


432*

A White Jade Archaistic Bi,

having brown veining and inclusions, with incised archaistic decoration throughout depicting confronting, scrolling beasts, raised on an openwork hardwood stand. Diameter 4 1/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $600-800 433

433

A Group of Three Jade Articles,

comprising one toggle of a Buddha’s hand fruit, one bead in the form of a boy and a small water coupe with a three-legged toad and a lotus pod. Length of longest 2 1/4 inches. $500-700 434

A Carved Jade Sword Hilt,

of yellow and opaque brown colored stone, with relief carving of a sinuous beast. Width 2 5/8 inches. $500-700 435

A Group of Two Jadeite Calligraphy Brush Handles,

of lavender, white and green colored stone, having relief carving throughout. Length of longer 11 5/8 inches. $700-900 436

A Carved Jade Belt Hook,

of white and black colored stone, with dragon head hook and sinuous qilong raised on the top, with a circular clasp on the underside. Width 5 1/2 inches. $500-700 437

437

432

A White Jade Toggle,

of foliate form with raised carving throughout. Height 2 1/2 inches. $500-700

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438

444*

451*

A Chinese Hardstone Brush Rest,

A Group of Four Pierce Carved Jade Plaques,

A Jade Carving of a Beast,

of even, white colored stone, depicting two figures and a bat with a mountainous backdrop. Height 1 5/8 x width 4 1/4 inches. $200-400 439

A Carved Jadeite Brush Rest,

of green and white colored stone, in the form of moutains with carving in relief of ruyi fungus and a crane at the back next to a pine tree. Length 6 inches. Provenance: Hanzel Galleries, Chicago $300-500 440

A Group of Two Jade Toggles of a Hanging Fruit, the first of white colored stone depicting the elongated fruit surrounded by leaves with one large leaf on the reverse, with a pierce carved stem at the top, the second of pale celadon stone with one large fruit with two other smaller with leaves carved in relief. Height of largest 2 1/8 inches. $300-500 441

A Group of Three Jade Decorative Carvings,

comprising a hairpin hung with a jade chime and strung with pearl tone and coral beads, together with two white jade articles in three sections with freemoving rings and pierce carved panels. Length of hairpin 3 inches. $300-500 442

A Jadeite Carved Pendant,

in the form of a gourd carved with a bat and scrolling vines, mounted in 14 karat yellow gold, together with a jade plaque pierce carved on multiple planes and depicting a bird amongst scrolling foliage. Height of taller 2 3/4 inches. $300-500

of near white colored stone, comprising a set of three five-sided plaques having recessed borders and pierce carved decoration of figures, with silk cords and tassels, the fourth of circular form with pierce carving throughout depicting two figures. Height of tallest 2 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $200-400 445

A Jade Bell-Form Toggle,

of dark celadon colored stone with taotie style carving in relief, strung on a cord of agate beads. Height of jade 2 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $200-400 446

No Lot 447

A Group of Two Jade Articles,

comprising a pale celadon rectangular plaque with carving in high relief of a striding beast, together with a celadon colored belthook fragment, having a domed form with raised carving of a phoenix on the top and a circular clasp below. Length of longer 2 7/8 inches. $800-1,200 448

A Pierce Carved Jade Plaque,

of pale celadon colored stone, likely from the handle of a ruyi scepter, depicting a phoenix surrounded by scrolling foliage. Height 3 1/2 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $300-500 449

A Group of Four Jade Plaques,

443

A White Jade Toggle of a Monkey,

of opaque white stone with russet skin behind the head and the back, together with a quartz carving of a beast. Width of first 2 inches. $200-400

of celadon colored stone, each with pierce carved decoration. Height of tallest 2 3/8 inches. $300-500 450

A Jade Plaque,

the main body of octagonal form, having incised characters in Chinese and Manchurian within a border containing various articles, the top crest with two confronting dragons. Height 4 1/4 inches. $300-500

of green and russet colored stone, depicting the beast with open mouth and scrolling decoration throughout, raised on wood base. Height 3 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 452*

A Jade Ruyi Carving,

raised atop a hardwood stand, together with a green jade bi with russet inclusions and a small carved jade pendant suspended from a wood stand. Length of first 5 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 453*

A Jadeite Carving of a Kneeeling Figure,

depicting a girl holding a ball, her hair in a double coil coiffure, wearing a mandarin collar dress with long sleeves, raised on a fitted hardwood stand having a pierce carved apron. Height 5 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $400-600 454

A Group of Four Jadeite Plaques,

of various forms including a rectangular plaque with pierce carved decoration of lotus pads, mounted as a brooch, with three other smaller plaques having white and green colored stone. Height of tallest 2 3/8 inches. $400-600 455

A Green and Russet Jadeite Lidded Vessel,

of brown and celadon stone, carved throughout with lingzhi fungi and chilongs, the body centered with a stylized character. Height 8 1/2 inches. $500-700 456*

A White Jade Toggle,

in the form of hanging fruit with pierced carving at the top depicting the stem and leaves, having a 14 karat yellow gold mount at the top. Length 2 1/16 inches. Property from the Collection of Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois $300-500

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457

A Carved Jade Toggle,

of bamboo form depicting two segments, interspersed with carved leaves, with one bat joining the two at the center. Height 3 3/4 inches. $300-500 458

A Cong Form Carved Jade Article,

of russet and celadon colored stone with deep brown veining. Height 1 3/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 459

A Mottled Green Jade Bangle Bracelet,

together with a jade belt hook. Diameter of first 2 13/16 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $300-500

467

460

A Mottled Jade Plaque,

of russet and white stone, of archaic axe form, pierced at one end. Length 7 7/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 461

A Chinese Jade Belt Hook,

having a beast form terminal and mounted to a circular enameled bowl depicting two ladies in a garden within a floral border upon a yellow reserve. Width of jade 3 7/8 inches. $300-500 462

No Lot 463

A Pair of Jadeite Rings,

of apple green and white stone, together with six semi-translucent apple green cabochons. Diameter of ring 1 inch. $100-200 464

464

Two Carved Jade Bi,

both having scrolling stylized borders of dragons, the central rings having raised bosses. Diameter 3 5/8 inches. $200-400 465

A White Jade Toggle,

depicting two ducks with a foliate branch. Width 1 1/4 inches. $200-400 466

A Chinese Gilt Decorated Jade Bowl,

of low form, having a deep green patinated surface with applied gilt decoration of a scrolling lotus vine with blossoms. Diameter 4 1/8 inches. $150-250 467

A Carved Jade Toggle,

depicted a figure on a horse. Width 2 7/8 inches. $200-400 468

463

A White Jade Toggle of a Monkey,

the animal depicted climbing atop a rock like form with floral carving at the lower register, raised atop a wood stand. Height of jade 2 inches. $300-500

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469

A Chinese Embroidered Skirt,

having embroidered decoration of a five-claw dragon surrounded by scrolling clouds and Buddhist emblems above crashing waves with a reserve of brown color. Length approximately 38 inches. $500-700 470

An Embroidered Cloth Altar Table Panel,

having gilt thread dragon decoration on a deep blue ground. Length 74 3/4 x width 26 inches. $400-600 471

A Pair of Chinese Embroidered Silk Collars,

having polychrome embroidered decoration of traditional scenes, mounted in frames. Width of widest 16 3/8 inches. $200-400 472

A Chinese Silk Embroidered Robe,

having figural roundels on a blue ground. Length 43 1/2 inches. $300-500 473*

A Group of Two Chinese Embroidered Sleeve Bands,

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both having blue and cream colored borders one with figural scenes atop a cream reserve, the other of Buddha hand fruit, melons and other foliage atop a black reserve, both framed. Height 32 x width 13 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $100-200


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479*

484

A Chinese Woven Kesi Robe,

A Chinese Ivory Censer,

A Pair of Chinese Ivory Birds,

having a maroon reserve with a gilt thread sinuous four-claw dragon at the front above swirling waves and clouds containing Buddhist symbols including a knot, a flaming wheel, a canopy, a parasol, a double fish and a conch shell, with branches of coral, bamboo and ruyi fungus amongst the waves, having purple silk lining. Length 58 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $200-400 475

A Chinese Embroidered Silk Panel,

depicting the guardian Guan Yu in colorful dragon robes and holding a sword with a dragon form handle, a staff strapped to his back, the figure embroidered on a gold silk ground surrounded with red silk borders having a medallion pattern. Height 80 x width 38 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000 476*

A Pair of Carved Ivory Fu Dogs,

one depicted with a pup under its paw and the other an embroidered ball, both raised upon plinth form bases with wood stands. Height 4 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $200-400 477

A Group of Two Chinese Carved Ivory Figures, both of women holding flowers, one having polychrome decoration. Height of taller 8 inches. $200-400 478*

A Chinese Ivory Doctor’s Model,

of typical form, atop a fitted wood base. Length 5 inches. Property from the Collection of Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois $200-400

having fu dog form finial above the bulbous body, with flared handles with free-moving ring handles, raised on three squat legs. Height 7 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $200-400 480

A Carved Ivory Lidded Vessel,

of cylindrical form having turned finial above the carved lid, the main body having scenes of figures in a garden setting, flanked by two animal mask and free-moving ring handles. Height 5 1/2 inches. $300-500 481

A Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Lady,

depicted holding a basket surmounted with a fish, wearing belted and draped robes, her hair in a coiled and adorned coiffure. Height 10 1/4 inches. Formerly in the Collection of John Martin Rencken Sr. of Cliffside Park, New Jersey, 1890-1940 $300-500 482*

A Group of Two Chinese Carved Ivory Figures,

one depicting a woman holding a lotus branch, the other of a man with a sword on his back. Height 7 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $400-600 483

A Chinese Ivory Censer,

having carved decoration throughout the bulbous body, with flared handles and conforming lid. Height 8 inches. $500-700

each depicted standing atop a rocky base amongst flowering peony branches, raised on fitted stands. Height 13 inches. $1,000-2,000 485*

A Chinese Ivory Chess Set,

comprised of natural white ivory figures and tea stained figures, contained in a fitted and inlaid wood box having games board on the exterior. Height of tallest figure 6 1/8 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $1,500-2,000 486*

A Pair of Carved Ivory Figures,

depicting an emperor and empress, the man wearing a traditional hat with hanging beads and shown holding his beard in one hand and wearing a sword at his side, the woman shown with a phoenix form headdress and holding a ruyi scepter, both with incised decoration throughout their robes, raised on ivory bases. Height of tallest 20 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Sandra H. Borneman, Elkhart, Indiana $1,500-2,000 487

A Chinese Carved Ivory Model of an Elephant Bridge,

the naturalistic carving depicting elephants amongst trees. Length 20 inches. $600-800 488

An Ivory Carving of a Lady,

the figure depicted with an embroidered cape and phoenix form hair ornament, holding a ruyi scepter and standing beneath a lantern post, raised upon an oval base supported by ball and claw feet. Height 14 inches. Property from a Private Collection $600-800

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A Carved Ivory Figure of a Mountain,

depicting figures playing a game of weiqi below weeping tree branches and a rocky terrain. Height 10 inches. $500-700 490*

An Ivory Model of a Clam’s Dream,

the shell containing a village scene with scholars examining a scroll and playing ‘Go,’ having another similar scene outside of the shell, raised atop a fitted wood base. Length of ivory 5 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $200-400

503

491

A Chinese Export Ivory Picture Frame,

the frame with carvings of dragons, having two pierce carved doors on hinges with decoration of dragons and clouds. Height 5 1/4 inches. $200-400 492

An Ivory Card Case,

of rectangular form and having a separate lid. Height 4 1/8 x width 2 5/8 inches. $200-400 493*

A Carved Ivory Figure,

depicting the figure with craggy staff and holding a ruyi scepter with a crane at his feet. Height 9 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $200-400

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494

A Chinese Ivory Belt Hook,

having a carved dragon facing a chilong, mounted as a magnifying glass handle, with gilt metal mounts having an incised foliate decoration and stamped H.K. P.D. to the reverse. Length of belt hook 3 inches. $150-250

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497

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504*

A Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk,

A Chinese Carved Ivory of Shoulao Riding in a Carriage,

A Pair of Chinese Monochrome Meiping,

intricately carved with figures at various activities, with craggy pine trees and massive lotus plants carved throughout, raised upon a pierce carved wood base. Approximate length of tusk 28 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $600-800 496*

A Set of Eight Carved Ivory Figures of Immortals, depicted with various attributes including a flowering lotus branch, a basket of fruit, a flute, a pair of castanets, a fan, a bamboo drum, a double gourd, a staff, a sword and a whisk, raised upon square wood bases. Height of tallest 6 3/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $600-800 497

An Ivory Puzzle Ball and Stand,

the carved spheres contained in a carved ring and raised atop a turned and pierced base. Height overall 16 5/8 inches. $800-1,200 498

A Chinese Carved Ivory Chess Set,

the set having half of the figures dyed red and the other half in the natural color of the ivory, comprising various forms with figures atop horses and elephants raised on plinth form bases. Height of tallest figure 4 3/4 inches. $800-1,200

the deity depicted with extended crainium seated in a two wheel carriage and being pulled by a stag, with polychrome highlights throughout. Width 9 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000 500*

A Pair of Chinese Ivory Figures on Buffalo,

having green glaze throughout with black crackle, both having underglaze Yongzheng reign marks within a double ring. Height 15 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Steve Sattem, Kalamazoo, Michigan $800-1,200 505

the carvings depicting figures holding a staff seated atop a recumbent buffalo, raised atop fitted wood stands. Width 12 inches. Property from the Estate of John Haight, Arlington Heights, Illinois $1,500-2,000

A Pair of Porcelain Plaques,

501

having enamel decoration of a five-claw dragon coveting a flaming pearl above swirling and crashing waves, bearing a six-character Yongzheng reign mark in a double ring to the underside. Diameter 5 7/8 inches. $2,000-4,000

A Guangdong Province Ceramic Jar,

of bulbous form with four animal mask lug handles with dark yellow glaze throughout, having a thick rim. Height 19 1/4 inches. $500-700 502

A Turquoise Glaze Ceramic Tripod Vessel,

of low circular form with raised decoration of trigrams and having Yongzheng reign mark to the base. Diameter at widest 7 3/4 inches. $600-800

depicting fish, mounted in wood panels with floral carved decoration. Height of porcelain 20 1/2 x width 11 1/2 inches. $800-1,200 506

A Famille Rose Dish,

507

A Pair of Famille Rose Bowls,

each having four gilt longevity characters framed with two bats, with border at the mouth rim and base of lingzhi fungus, bamboo and other foliage, having six-character underglaze blue Xianfeng reign mark to the underside. Diameter 4 1/8 inches. $2,000-4,000

503

A Blue and White Porcelain Dish,

having a figural decoration, with a six-character Yongzheng reign mark to the base. Diameter 6 3/4 inches. $500-700

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511

510

509

508

511

A Blue and White Porcelain Bowl,

A Chinese Porcelain Ginger Jar,

having floral decoration. Diameter 7 3/4 inches. $800-1,200 509

A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Baluster Vase, decorated with alternating panels of figures and vases of flowers, having a double ring mark in underglaze blue on the underside. Height 15 3/4 inches. $600-800 510*

A Pair of Famille Rose Decorated Bottle Vases,

having applied sinuous dragons on the shoulders atop a reserve of densely decorated foliate design, having four-character iron red Qianlong reign mark on the underside. Height 10 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois $600-800 116

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having deep blue underglazed decoration of a scrolling lotus vine with blossoms at the center, with a tight band of petals at the base. Height 8 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $1,000-2,000 512

A Blue and White Basin,

depicting opposing warriors bearing spears in an outdoor setting beneath scrolling decoration, having a later metal rim over the lip. Diameter 15 1/8 inches. $1,500-2,000 513

A Chinese Porcelain Baluster Vase,

having red glaze throughout and bearing a blue sixcharacter mark to the base. Height 8 1/2 inches. $400-600


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518

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A Porcelain Blue and White Water Dropper,

A Chinese Porcelain Chicken Cup,

A Chinese Bronze Candlestick,

515

519

A Porcelain Lotus Form Water Dropper,

A Chinese Porcelain Baluster Vase,

having blue Chinese character decoration upon a white reserve, with wood stand. Height 2 5/8 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $300-500

having an enameled surface with three wells, the sides having white petals with red veins raised on four squat feet, raised atop a wood stand. Width overall 3 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $300-500 516

A Chinese Porcelain Bottle Vase,

having red beast decoration, bearing Guangxu seal mark to the base. Height 7 1/4 inches. $400-600 517

A Chinese Porcelain Bowl,

the exterior decorated with green enamel of bok choy with gilt accents, the interior with a central medallion of two gourds, the underside bearing Qianlong reign mark. Diameter 6 3/4 inches. $300-500

having a blue double band to the rim and polychrome enamel decoration of chickens and chicks. Diameter 2 1/4 inches. $200-400

in the Ming Dynasty style with underglaze blue decoration throughout, unmarked. Height 12 1/4 inches. $300-500 520

A Diminutive Porcelain Ginger Jar,

having underglaze blue decoration with repetitive lappet border on the shoulder capped by a turned hardwood lid. Height overall 4 5/8 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $300-500

having lotus form bobeche above a collar of two cranes, the main body having lotus blossom form sections and raised upon three scrolling legs issued from the mouths of beasts, further raised on a hexagonal stepped base, having six-character mark on the underside. Height 11 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $300-500 522*

A Chinese Pewter and Brass Inset Three-Piece Garniture Set,

comprising a censer with flared handles and having two squared vases, all with inlaid floral decoration. Height of tallest 10 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $300-500

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523

A Chinese CloisonnĂŠ Enamel Tray,

of rectangular form with polychrome decoration on the top surface of a forward facing dragon above two smaller dragons, further decorated with four censers in each scalloped corner, the underside having allover peony decoration. Height 15 x width 10 3/4 inches. Property from a Private West Michigan Collector $300-500 524

A Pair of Chinese Hardstone Seals,

of caramel colored stone, one with a figure next to a three-legged toad, with a bat carved on the reverse. Height 2 1/2 inches. $200-400 525

A Fitted Set of Porcelain Trays,

comprising nine dishes, each section having enamel decoration of an immortal, with blue key-fret border and gilt highlights, with iron red bamboo decoration on the exterior, in a wood box. Length 13 x width 13 inches. $300-500

523

526

A Chinese Export Pierce Carved Ivory Pen Holder,

densely decorated with landscapes and figures, having oval monogram on one side. Height 6 inches. Property from a Private West Michigan Collector $200-400 527*

A Mahjong Set,

the 153 game pieces comprised of polished bone and bamboo, with two carved bone dice, the pieces contained in a handled wood case bearing inscription to the lid. Height of case 5 7/8 x 5 width x 3 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Honeychurch Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1994 $300-500 528*

A Carved Steatite Figural Seals,

of veined red colored stone, depicting the figure in a recumbent pose, holding a ruyi scepter and having a double gourd bottle at his feet, the flat underside having carved inscription. Length 7 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa $600-800

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529

A Chinese Lacquered Bronze Mirror,

the top having a black, red and brown lacquered medallion, depicting a sinuous dragon and a phoenix centering around a flaming pearl, above crashing waves and surrounded by a key-fret border. Diameter 8 inches. $800-1,200 525

530

A Chinese Quatrefoil Gourd Brushpot,

containing four panels, two with poetic inscriptions, the other two depicting mountainous landscapes with figures under craggy pines, the underside containing a four-character Guangxu mark. Height 6 inches. $800-1,200 118

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531

534

537

A Chinese Painting Album,

A Chinese Export Lacquered Tea Caddy,

A Chinese Carved Bamboo Wrist Rest,

containing 13 paintings, each of ink on paper, depicting landscapes with Tang Dynasty poetry inscribed and with red seal stamps, the cover dated the Summer of 1981. Height of each image 10 3/4 x width 8 3/8 inches. $400-600

having a rectangular hinged lid with canted corners opening to a divided interior with tin liners, the conforming case decorated with figures in a garden setting. Height 9 1/2 x width 17 1/2 x depth 12 inches. $800-1,200

532

535

A Pair of Chinese Gold Filigree Hairpins,

A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Parrots,

of phoenix form, with wirework decoration throughout depicting the plumage of the birds, set with gemstones throughout. Width 5 3/8 inches. $2,000-4,000 533

A Tibetan Gilt Bronze Figure,

the figures draped with multiple strands of beads, with one hand raised and with an upward glance, the base having lotus petal form lappets with a deer head at the front, further raised atop a scrolling foliate and bead border. Height 9 7/8 inches. $6,000-8,000

of domed form having carving in light relief of a landscape scene. Length 7 1/2 inches. $300-500 538

A Chinese Bronze Tripod Censer,

having cobalt glaze throughout with slightly open beaks, raised atop pierced green rock form bases. Height 8 5/8 inches. $300-500

of circular form with raised loop handles, with applied circular bosses to the exterior, raised on three squat baluster legs and having a Xuande reign mark on the underside. Height over handles 3 3/8 inches. $300-500

536

539

A Gilt Bronze Model of Guanyin,

A Carved Hardstone Baluster Vase,

depicted wearing elaborate headdress, earrings and flowing scarves, with hair over the shoulders, raised upon a double lotus form base. Height 7 1/4 inches. $300-500

of opaque white stone, the main body having raised decoration of geometric design, having two animal head and free-moving ring handles flanking the neck. Height 6 inches. $300-500

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529

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A Carved Wood Brushrest,

depicting a naturalistic mountain form with peaks, valleys and arches. Width 8 inches. $300-500 541

A Carved Hardwood Ruyi Scepter,

inset with three pale celadon pierce carved jade plaques. Length 19 1/2 inches. $300-500 542*

A Group of Two Carved Hardwood Brushpots,

in the form of a natural tree trunk, the larger having relief carving of a flowering cherry tree with craggy branches, the smaller having relief carving of a flowering plant with a bird perched on a branch. Height of tallest 8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 543

A CloisonnĂŠ Enamel Baluster Vase,

containing four circular cartouches depicting flowering plants, set atop a reserve of scrolling lotus vines on a blue reserve. Height 12 1/2 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $700-900

543

544

A Jade and Hardstone Inset Hardwood Table Screen,

of rectangular form having an oval carved jadeite cartouche at the center of a horse below a flying crane, surrounded by inset hardstone seals of jade, lapis lazuli and tiger’s eye, bearing Qianlong seals. Height overall 10 3/5 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 545

540

A Pair of Chinese Hardstone Plaques,

each of circular form, set with spinach green jade and other hardstones, in fitted hardwood stands. Diameter of plaque 11 1/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $400-600 546

A Group of Five Coral Specimens,

each of naturalistic branch form, raised on ebonized wood plinth bases. Height of tallest overall 9 inches. $200-400 547*

A Large Agate Carving of Guanyin,

the figure shown overturning a vase and standing next to a crane, raised upon a fitted wood base. Height 10 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $300-500 548* 546

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A Group of Ten Chinese Carved Stands,

of various forms and sizes. Width of widest 14 inches. Property from the Collection of Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois $300-500


553

557

549

553

555

A Chinese Silk and Lacquer Baluster Vase,

A Chinese Pierced Wood Table Screen,

A Chinese Lapis Lazuli Carving,

having polychrome decoration of birds amongst flowering plants atop a silver reserve, raised atop an attached shaped base. Height overall 9 1/4 inches. $200-400 550

A Chinese Carved Buffalo Horn Seal Stamp,

of rectangular form, with a nine-character seal on the underside. Height 1 13/16 inches. $200-400 551

A Group of Two Chinese Export Paintings on Pith,

one depicting a seated female figure with an attendant, the other an archer with an attendant holding a pendant. Height 10 x width 6 1/2 inches. $200-400

of circular form, having pierced and relief carved scene of a forward facing dragon flanked by eight others, each clutching a pearl and surrounded by scrolling clouds above carved waves on a fielded and carved rectangular base with four characters. Height 33 x width 31 1/4 x depth 7 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 554*

Two Yixing Pottery Teapots,

one having a lobed body, the knob and lid carved with a conforming form, having a squat spout, unmarked, the other of crescent form with rectangular lid, having an arched finial, unmarked. Height of first 6 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: The first teapot purchased from P. C. Lu & Sons Ltd., Hong Kong, 1986 $500-700

depicting two fish leaping out of the water and transforming into dragons, with a clambering qilong at the side, having a fitted hardwood base. Height 10 1/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $500-700 556

A Chinese Root Carving of Shoulao,

depicted hunched over with walking staff. Height 18 1/2 inches. $400-600 557

A Pair of Ivory Figures of Ladies,

the beauties each depicted holding a flowering branch, one a lotus and the other a peony. Height of taller 13 1/4 inches. $1,500-2,000

552

A Pair of Famille Rose Enameled Roosters,

the pair depicted with iron red combs and raised atop pierced rock form bases. Height 11 3/4 inches. $400-600

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558

A Pair of Carved Ivory Figures,

depicting an emperor and empress with carved decoration throughout the robes. Height of taller 7 1/2 inches. $800-1,200 559

A Cloisonné and Ivory Figure of a Lady,

having ivory face and hands with a cloisonné body and an elaborate bird form headdress, holding a metal musical instrument, raised atop a wood base. Height of figure 13 3/4 inches. $800-1,200 560

A Pair of Chinese Ivory Figures of an Emperor and Empress,

each depicted on horseback in full armor with headdress and flowing banners, raised on rectangular ivory veneered bases with incised decoration throughout. Height 12 3/8 inches. $800-1,200

561

561

A Carved Ivory Figure of a Deity,

depicted seated atop a Buddhistic lion, the female figure with a flame mandala about her head, holding a spear and an alms bowl with draped clothing and jewelry throughout. Height 11 1/2 inches. $800-1,200 562*

An Ivory Doctor’s Model,

depicting the recumbent figure with carved bracelets on her wrists and ankles, also shown with small bound feet with shoes, raised on a fitted hardwood base. Length 5 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 563

A Chinese Ivory Model of a Beast,

the horned animal with mouth open, lunging forward with hoofed feet having a bifuricated tail, raised on a wood stand. Length 7 1/4 inches. $300-500 563A

A Chinese Ivory Model of the Head of Guanyin,

depicted with elongated earlobes and a headdress having five figures seated on double lotus bases, set on a later wood base. Height of ivory 5 1/4 inches. $300-500

566

564

A Chinese Ivory Doctor’s Model,

of typical form shown in a recumbent form. Length 5 1/8 inches. $200-400 565

A Bone Inset Hardwood Ruyi Scepter,

562

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having raised scrolling decoration throughout the head and stem with a carved bone qilong at the center of the stem, together with a carved ivory scepter. Length of longer 11 1/2 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $800-1,200


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570

574

A Chinese Ivory Model of a Chicken Boat,

A Pair of Chinese CloisonnĂŠ and Ivory Models of an Emperor and Empress,

A Pair of Ivory Carvings of an Emperor and Empress,

the single masted ship having seven figures on the deck with the ship having a chicken head at front and rudder at the back, with incised decoration throughout, raised on a fitted wood base carved with waves. Height of ship 22 inches. $800-1,200 567

A Chinese Pierce Carved Elephant Tusk,

having pierce carved decoration throughout, each side depicting eight immortals below pine trees, raised atop a wood stand. Length of tusk 32 inches. Property from a Private Collection $1,000-2,000 568

A Pair of Carved Ivory Fu Dogs,

the animals depicted seated, one with paw raised upon a game ball, the other a pup, set on plinth bases with incised decoration throughout, the bases veneered. Height 10 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 569*

A Pair of Chinese Ivory Carvings of an Emperor and Empress,

both shown wearing embroidered robes, the man holding a sword and the woman a ruyi scepter, on hardwood stands. Height of taller ivory 11 inches. Property from the Collection of Ms. Susan Harrington Grove, Saint Simons Island, Georgia $800-1,200

563A

the figures shown in a seated pose with carved ivory faces and hands, with cloisonnĂŠ decoration throughout their robes, raised atop wire inlaid wood thrones. Height of each 15 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 571*

A Chinese Ivory Chess Set,

the standing figures depicted with carving throughout of embroidered robes with polychrome decoration, having elaborate headdresses, the emperor holding his beaded necklace in one hand and a sword in the other, the empress depicted holding a ruyi scepter and a hanging pendant. Height of tallest 14 inches. $600-800

comprising natural white colored pieces with one half of the set having a tea stain throughout, contained in an inlaid wood box opening to a game board. Height of tallest figure 5 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $800-1,200

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572

576

A Pair of Ivory Figures,

A Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Phoenix and Peony,

depicting a man holding his beard and a woman holding a basket, both raised atop pierced wood bases. Height of taller 8 1/8 inches. $300-500 573*

A Chinese Ivory Figure of a Woman,

depicting the standing beauty with one hand raised in a mudra of protection, with multiple draped strands of beads with flowing scarves at the sides, raised atop a pierce carved stand. Height 16 inches. Property from the Estate of Norma Seidman, Lincolnwood, Illinois $600-800

575

A Chinese Ivory Carving of Immortals,

the figures depicted amongst well carved flowering peony blossoms in a vertical format, raised atop a wood base. Height 23 inches. $2,000-4,000

having pierced carving throughout in a vertical format, the flowers naturalistically carved, raised atop a fitted wood base. Height 19 inches. $1,500-2,500 577*

A Chinese Carved Ivory Brushpot,

of cylindrical form, with carved characters throughout with an incised landscape decoration, raised on a hardwood stand. Height 5 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $1,500-2,500

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581

A Partial Anglo-Indian Ivory Chess Set,

A Carved Ivory Figure of a Seated Buddha,

comprising 25 pieces, together with a Chinese export game board with gilt lacquer decoration throughout. Height of tallest ivory 3 3/4 inches. $700-900 579

Two Ivory Figures of Ladies,

one shown turning over a basket of flowers, the other shown holding a flowering branch. Height of tallest 9 1/2 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $700-900 580

A Pair of Ivory Carvings of an Emperor and Empress,

the figures depicted with beaded headdress and holding a wrapped package, a sword and a ruyi scepter. Height of tallest 19 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,000

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depicted in seated dhyana mudra pose with a scrolling headdress and having strands of beads throughout, holding a lidded bowl at the center and raised atop a double lotus blossom base, further raised on a conforming wood stand. Height of ivory 7 inches. $2,000-4,000 582*

A Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Lady,

shown with coiffed hair and having a branch with clusters of grapes and leaves, with incised decoration to her robe. Height 13 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Diane E. Mankin, Cincinnati, Ohio $400-600 583

A White Jade and Russet Toggle of Monkeys,

of white stone with a russet skin, depicting a pile of climbing monkeys, raised on a fitted wood base. Width at widest 1 7/8 inches. $400-600

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584

A Group of Three Jade Bi,

one of celadon colored stone having a free-moving ring at the center, the second of two coins and two bats, and the third of tan colored stone with incised decoration. Diameter of largest 2 1/8 inches. $300-500 585*

A Group of Three Jade Roundels,

having pierced carving, one set in an octagonal pressed metal inkwell, the other two raised on hardwood stands. Diameter of largest 2 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Lila Meitus Lang, Chicago, Illinois $600-800 586

A Pierce Carved Jade Pendant,

of mottled apple green and grey stone, together with a lapis lazuli carved dragon form toggle. Length of first 2 5/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $600-800

583

587

587

A Jadeite Model of a Fish,

of pale green and apple green stone, depicting a leaping fish transforming into a dragon surrounded by crashing waves and with incised decoration of the beast’s scales and fins, raised atop a fitted hardwood base. Height 4 1/2 inches. $800-1,200 588*

A Small Jade Carving of a Boy,

of near white stone, depicting the child in a seated pose with a bowl in one hand and the other slung over his shoulder. Height 1 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $200-400 584

589*

A Jadeite and Yellow Gold Ring,

of white and apple green colored stone, depicting qilong above a sphere of apple green color. Length of jade 1 inch. Property from the Collection of Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois $200-400 590

A Chinese White Jade Plaque,

of cartouche form, one side depicting a figural scene of two boys at play contained in a circular reserve, the other side having a calligraphic inscription in a circular reserve and having scrolling decoration throughout. Width 2 3/8 inches. $200-400 591

A Carved Jade Toggle,

of pale celadon colored stone, depicting a lion with a figure of a small boy. Width 2 5/8 inches. $200-400

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A Pierce Carved Jade Handle,

of celadon colored stone, of an intertwining design with foliate carved decoration. Length 7 7/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $200-400 593

592

A Group of Five Jade Carvings of Animals, comprising a fish, two cats, a lion and a ram. Length of longest 2 1/4 inches. $500-700 594

A Group of Four Jade Figural Carvings,

comprising a cicada, a goose, a shell and a man, three of white jade, the shell with russet veins. Height of tallest 2 inches. $500-700 595

A Group of Two Carved Jade Toggles,

each of celadon colored stone, comprising one carving of a duck holding a fruiting branch in its beak, the other of a standing figure holding a staff. Height of figure 2 1/4 inches. $600-800 595

596

A Group of Four Archaistic Jade Articles,

comprising one pommel, two blades, and one segmented plaque with a hole through the center, carved with scroll decoration. Length of longest 2 3/4 inches. $500-700 597

A Group of Three Jade Plaques,

one of pale celadon hardstone, of circular form with a free-moving disk at the center, one of opaque white stone depicting two coins and a bat, and one of green stone in the form of a lock. Width of widest 3 5/8 inches. $500-700 598

A Bi-Colored Jade Belt Hook,

of celadon and iron red colored stone, of typical form with a dragon head hook and depicting a striding dragon on the back, having partial silver cigar lighter mount. Length of jade 3 1/2 inches. $200-400

600

599

A Jade Archer’s Ring and Three Seals,

the ring of opaque celadon stone with raised carved characters, the seal having fu dog finial of olive colored stone, the smallest two seals of yellow stone on fitted bases. Height of ring 1 1/16 inches. $200-400 600

A Jade Figure of a Camel,

of olive colored stone with russet inclusions, depicting the animal in a seated pose with its head in an upward pose. Height 7 inches. $400-600 601 596

A Group of Two Hardstone Belt Hooks,

of celadon and pale celadon colored stone, of typical form with dragon head hooks and raised qilong. Length of longer 3 3/4 inches. $400-600 126

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602

A Spinach Jade Baluster Vase,

of deep green colored stone, the neck carved with decoration of four bats, the main body having a stylized Chinese character in relief on each side, the top having a repetitive swastika lattice. Height 4 1/2 inches. $200-400 603

A Group of Three Jade Bi,

each having carved decoration, one of intertwining dragons, one of C-scrolls and another with a twoheaded beast with geometric carving on the reverse. Diameter of largest 2 7/8 inches. $200-400 604

A Chinese Jade Saucer,

of a light celadon and russet stone with scattered dark inclusions, of circular form with a ring foot. Diameter 4 inches. $200-400

601

605

A Group of Four Jade and Hardstone Plaques,

three having pierce carved decoration, the other of rectangular form depicting a figure carrying a fish. Height of tallest 3 inches. $300-500 606

A Group of Three Jade Scroll Weights,

of green colored stone with incised decoration throughout the borders. Length 5 1/4 inches. $300-500 607

A Group of Three Jade Bangles,

of white, green and russet colored stone, two with gold mounts. Diameter of largest 3 1/4 inches. $300-500

607

608

A Chinese Agate Coupe,

of a translucent, pale gold hue, with pierce carved foliage to the naturalistically shaped rim. Width at widest 2 7/8 inches. $150-250

597

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617

624

623

609

615

620

A Large Jade Archer’s Ring,

A Chinese Hardwood and Brass Mounted Dressing Chest,

A Chinese Hardstone Figural Carving,

of celadon green stone, having incised decoration of a bamboo branch with a key-fret border at the top and bottom, with four-character inscription and seal mark. Diameter 1 1/2 inches. $300-500 610

A Carved Jade Toggle,

of a pale celadon stone with russet skin, depicting a recumbent beast with a lingzhi fungus branch in its mouth. Length 1 1/2 inches. $300-500

616

A Pair of Chinese Carved Treasure Boxes/ Cabinets, Height 19 1/2 inches. $300-500 617

611

No Lot No Lot 613

A Chinese Embroidered Textile,

depicting cranes on a gold background with large floriform medallions. Height 174 x width 27 1/2 inches. $300-500 614*

A Pair of Chinese Ancestral Portraits,

each depicting three seated figures in horseshoe backed armchairs in a vertical alignment, one of gentlemen wearing fur lined blue jackets with rank badges in front of a bird and wearing court necklaces, the other of women wearing elaborate head dresses and wearing polychrome embroidered robes with gilt thread and fur lining. Height of image 71 x width 23 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Marjorie and Charles Benton, Evanston, Illinois $500-700 ASIAN WORKS OF ART

Cultural Revolution period, depicting a man holding a large wrench, raised on a hardwood stand. Height 6 7/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $100-200 621

A Blanc de Chine Figure,

depicting a seated elderly gentleman, with draped robes and raised atop a squared base. Height 6 3/4 inches. $300-500 622*

A Jade and Hardstone Tablescreen,

A Chinese Agate Bottle Vase,

the shaped jade plaque of semi-transparent pale green stone with pierced carving depicting cranes beneath flowering lotus plants, set in a pierce carved hardwood screen and stand. Height overall 10; height of jade 2 3/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois

618

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $500-700

of flask form, the main body having raised carving of two qilong chasing a flaming pearl, flanked by animal mask handles with moving rings, raised on a wire inlaid wood stand. Height 5 3/4 inches. $400-600

612

128

having hinged lid opening to reveal a rectangular mirror above a series of drawers, the whole flanked by bail handles. Height closed 7 3/4 x width 9 x depth 11 3/4 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $300-500

A Chinese Teapot,

having a silvered body with jade handles and spout, with carved characters on the body and mark on the underside. Height 4 1/8 inches. $300-500 619

A Chinese Bronze Figural Group,

depicting three standing sages, raised atop a conforming bronze rock form base. Height 7 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $200-400

623

An Agate Carving of a Lady,

the standing figure shown holding a flowering lotus branch, raised on a fitted pierced wood base. Height 5 1/2 inches. $300-500 624

A Carved Agate Model of a Parrot,

of spinach and rust colored stone, depicted in a standing pose with a rock work base. Height 6 7/8 inches. $300-500


625

627

A Pair of Chinese Turquoise Figural Carvings,

A Chinese Hardstone Vase,

one figure shown holding a peach and a frog on his shoulder, the other holding a cord with lucky coins and with a frog on her shoulder. Height 4 1/4 inches. $300-500

of lavender, white and russet colored stone, the lidded vase having carving in high relief throughout of a flowering peony plant and having a naturalistic rock form base, raised atop a fitted hardwood stand. Height of vase 6 1/2 inches. $500-700

626*

629

A Shadow Agate Plaque,

depicting a figure riding a water buffalo through a mountainous landscape, having dark brown inclusions. Length 2 1/8 x width 1 3/8 inches. $500-700

628*

A Large Steatite Carved Seal,

of octagonal form, the top coin form medallion with four characters translating to ‘obey governance, common treasure’ above a pierced register with two sinuous carved dragons, the side panel carved depicting Chinese immortals, the underside having trigrams and a yin-yang symbol at center. Height 5 7/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa $300-500

A Pair of Amber Handles,

each in the form of a tree trunk carved with birds, bamboo, pine and other flowering plants, having a circular hole at the top and with fitted naturalistic pierce carved wood bases. Height of amber 3 5/8 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $400-600

626

627

625

628

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630

A Gourd, Jade and Ivory Cricket Cage,

of gourd form, having pierced jade medallion with five bats surrounding a central longevity character and with an ivory collar. Height 5 7/8 inches. $300-500 631

No Lot 632

A Carved Lapis Lazuli Figural Carving,

depicting a long haired figure clutching a blossoming lotus branch, having multiple three-legged toads at the base as well as strands of coins throughout, raised atop a wire inlaid base. Height of figure 5 inches. $300-500 633*

647

A Carved Coral Model of a Woman,

of white color, the figure depicted with a coiled coiffure and wearing draped robes, in a swaying pose, raised atop a wood base. Height 4 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $200-400 634

A Bronze Model of a Buddhist Disciple,

the standing figure depicted in a patchwork robe and holding a staff with flame form finial, raised atop a double lotus blossom form base. Height 39 inches. $400-600

646

639

130

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640


641

635

639

643

A Chinese Hardwood Pedestal Desk,

A Carved Chinese Coffer Table,

A Chinese Porcelain Bottle Vase, Wang Bing Rong,

the top of rectangular form with two drawers on either side, raised on square legs ending in shaped elephant feet and joined by two latticework medial shelves. Height 32 1/2 x width 62 x depth 27 3/4 inches. $700-900 636

A Chinese Parcel Gilt and Inlaid Occasional Table, of circular form with the top containing an outdoor scene with figures of inlaid bone, the top with a relief carved apron raised atop a flared stem on a circular base carved with bats and other traditional decoration, having a red ground with gilt wash throughout. Height 31 1/4 x diameter 31 1/2 inches. $400-600 637

A Chinese Hardwood and Marble Inset Low Table,

of low square form having inset rouge marble top raised above four squat squared legs. Height 19 x width 36 3/4 inches. $400-600 638*

A Set of Three Chinese Latticework Panels,

the upper three-fourths having pierced square latticework, the lower quarter having a panel carved in relief with a medallion design to the front and a squared design to the back, together with three rectangular panels depicting bowls of fruits, likely removed from the larger panels. Height of larger 88 x width 20 inches. Property from the Collection of Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois $600-800

having two high relief carved drawers over three pierce carved panels, raised on stilt legs having carved corner brackets. Height 34 x width 45 3/4 x depth 29 3/4 inches. $300-500 640*

A Chinese Hardwood and Marble Inset Plant Stand,

the hexagonal top over a key-fret border and foliate frieze, raised on cabriole legs with dragon and cherry blossom decoration joined by a medial shelf. Height 32 inches. Property from the Collection of Ernie Diebold, Rockford, Illinois $300-500 641

A Group of Six Carved Wood Chairs,

each having rectangular backs with deeply carved decoration with a central quatrefoil cartouche containing figural scenes, the armrests in the form of sinuous dragons holding a pearl in their mouths, raised upon square seats with carved aprons and four legs joined by H-form stretchers. Height 36 3/4 inches. $800-1,200 642*

A Chinese Carved Display Cabinet,

having a pierce carved overhanging cornice with cloud decoration above the two glazed doors, the shelved interior with relief carved backboard, above three drawers, raised on scrolling feet. Height 77 3/4 x width 60 x depth 21 1/4 inches. Property from the Leon Brown Trust, U.S. Bank, Trustee, Troy, Ohio $800-1,200

20th century, having applied decoration in high relief of flowering lotus plants with a crane, having raised maker’s seal mark to the base. Height 12 inches. $300-500 644

A Chinese Porcelain Bowl,

having yellow glaze throughout the exterior and foot, the underside having underglaze blue seal mark of Qianlong. Diameter 4 1/2 inches. $500-700 645

No Lot 646

A Pair of Famille Noir Baluster Vases,

each with applied figures of climbing boys and enameled scrolling floral decoration throughout, set on pierce carved hardwood stands and mounted as lamps. Height of vases 8 1/2 inches. $600-800 647

A Chinese Ginger Jar,

having underglaze blue decoration depicting a court scene, the underside having an underglaze blue double ring mark, with a pierce carved wood lid and stand. Height 10 inches. $600-800

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652

648

651*

655

A Chinese Porcelain Dish,

A Chinese Famille Rose Glazed Model of a Rooster,

A Pair of Sancai Glazed Baluster Jars,

the center having seven blossoms surrounded by scrolling leafy stems, the same design repeated in a band around the exterior, all within double line borders, with Xianfeng mark on the underside. Diameter 8 1/4 inches. $400-600 649

A Hu Form Porcelain Vase,

having famille rose decoration throughout, with four quatrefoil cartouches containing landscape scenes, atop a reserve of scrolling lotus on a turquoise ground, the neck flanked by elephant form handles, bearing Qianlong four-character mark to the underside. Height 10 1/2 inches. $400-600

the bird depicted with head down eating a worm, raised atop a rock form base with lingzhi fungus growing at the side, mounted as a lamp. Height 12 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Jean Ross, Lake Forest, Illinois $300-500 652

A Pair of Chinese Porcelain Plaques,

depicting mountainous landscapes with cloud covered peaks with calligraphic inscriptions at upper left and red seal marks. Height 12 x width 8 3/8 inches. $300-500 653

650

A Pair of Famille Rose Bottle Vases,

Republic period or later, the bodies depicting a mountainous landscape decoration above a bay, having calligraphic inscription in the reserve, with scrolling foliate decoration on a turquoise reserve on the necks, bearing iron red Jing De Zhen kiln marks to bases. Height 17 3/4 inches. $600-800

A Chinese Blue and White Vase,

having underglaze decoration of a gentleman in front of a screen, with a woman at front playing a harp, having further decoration of a ruyi scepter, a sword and a flowering basket, with four-character Kangxi mark on underside. Height 10 inches. $200-400 654

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ASIAN WORKS OF ART

each with piped decoration on a yellow reserve, unmarked. Height 18 1/2 inches. $300-500 656

A Chinese Porcelain Wall Vase,

of double scroll form, with polychrome decoration of butterflies, with gilt rim and decoration of a gilt ribbon at the center, having a four-character Shen De Tang Zhi mark on the reverse. Height 5 3/8 inches. $300-500 657

A Chinese Polychrome Decorated Porcelain Bowl,

the interior having a circular medallion at the center, surrounded by five bats in iron red, the exterior having lingzhi fungus head border at top, with flowering plants throughout above a repetitive lappet border, bearing Daoguang six-character seal mark in irod red to the underside. Diameter 5 9/16 inches. $300-500 658

A Chinese Porcelain Vase,

having enamel and underglaze decoration throughout, depicting four medallions with bats, having underglaze blue Qianlong seal mark on the underside. Height 4 3/4 inches. $400-600


659*

A Porcelain Incense Burner,

of bombĂŠ form, having famille rose decoration throughout, with blossoms of chrysanthemums set on a blue reserve, the lower register with white and pink alternating lappet form border, having underglaze blue double ring Qing Dynasty reign mark to underside. Height 6 x diameter 9 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa 648

Provenance: Chinese Arts & Crafts Ltd., Hong Kong, 1981 $400-600 660

A Polychrome Enamel Porcelain Flute,

having underglaze blue decoration throughout with foliate design. Length 14 7/8 inches. $500-700 661*

A Chinese Porcelain Ginger Jar,

having applied decoration throughout of items from a scholar’s desk atop a turquoise reserve, with a repetitive lappet border at the base. Height 12 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois $600-800

657

662

A Set of Six Chinese Famille Rose Plates,

having central cartouches depicting figural scenes, surrounded by a border of repetitive foliate decoration. Diameter 7 1/4 inches. $600-800 663*

A Chinese Porcelain Moon Flask,

having underglaze blue decoration with dragon form handles, having two medallions depicting scholarly objects surrounded by a reserve of scrolling lotus vines. Height 8 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Nancy S. Westlake, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 664*

666

658

A Chinese Ceramic Tripod Censer,

of low bulbous form with yellow and green glaze throughout, having fish form handles, with incisded borders of scrolling foliage, key-frets and lappets, raised above three squat feet and having a fitted hardwood stand and lid. Height over handles 8 1/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Ms. Barbara Hall, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 665

A Pair of Chinese Monochrome Roosters,

depicting the two figures atop pierced naturalistic bases. Height 10 inches. $300-500 666

A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase,

of bulbous form having a four-claw dragon amongst peonies and other flowers, with blue four-character Kangxi reign mark to the underside. Height 5 1/2 inches. $300-500

664

661

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667

670

A Chinese Temple Carving,

A Collection of Chinese Gilt Enameled Desk Articles,

depicting a seated ruler, having a red face issuing hair at the sides and at the beard, with raised gilt decoration throughout depicting his embroidered robe, seated upon a throne chair covered with a tiger’s fur blanket. Height 15 1/2 inches. $200-400 668

A Chinese Agate Tripod Censer,

of lidded form with a circular finial and three loop handles, the body having animal mask and freemoving ring handles, raised above three squared legs. Height 4 inches. $200-400 669

A Chinese Bronze Mirror,

having central lion form cord loop surrounded by striding beasts in the interior border with foliate and clusters of grapes, the exterior border having decoration of birds, ribbons and grape clusters. Diameter 4 1/4 inches. $200-400

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each inset with jade, comprising a stamp box, matchbook cover and a lidded box. Length of first 3 3/8 x width 2 1/2 x height 1 5/8 inches. $200-400 671

A Carved Hardwood Chinese Stand,

of circular form with pierce carved decoration. Diameter at widest 14 1/2 inches. $300-500 672

A Large Chinese Diorama,

the rectangular scene depicting standing figures in a city scene with gilt and polychrome decoration throughout of buildings with gilt decoration, the figures all shown wearing polychrome decorated embroidered robes, contained in a wood structure with glazed front. Height 25 3/8 x width 45 3/8 x depth 7 3/4 inches. $600-800


673

A Chinese Gold Splashed Bronze Censer,

of cylindrical form with c-form handles on the sides, with a recessed splayed foot and with seal mark on the underside. Width over handles 7 1/4 inches. $600-800 674

A Bronze Wine Vessel,

having flared rim with two raised prongs, the main body with archaic taotie decoration, raised on three splayed legs. Height 8 inches. $500-700 675

A Carved Lapis Lazuli Lidded Cylindrical Vessel,

the stone lid of circular form depicting a coiled dragon, with the main body of cylindrical form having taotie decoration in relief with white metal mounts throughout. Height 3 inches. $1,000-2,000

677

676

A Chinese Carved Soapstone Figural Group,

of opaque cream and tan colored stone, depicting sages at various pursuits seated amidst a rocky landscape, raised upon a fitted cloth covered stand. Wdith 4 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 677

A Pair of Hardstone Screens,

of circular form depicting a pond scene with lillies, flowers, and ducks, raised atop pierce carved wood stands. Height overall 16 3/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 678

An Agate Plate,

having high relief decoration to the center depicting swimming koi fish, set upon a hardwood stand. Width 10 5/8 inches. $400-600

676

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682

A Chinese Ancestral Portrait of a Lady,

A Group of White Jade, Coral and Silver Hair Pins,

depicted in polychrome pigments in a traditional pose. Height of image 52 inches. $400-600 680

A Group of Two Chinese Export Paintings on Pith, both depicting outdoor scenes near a patio, one of figures attending to a dowager, the other a gentleman. Height 8 7/8 x width 15 1/2 inches. $600-800 681

A Fahua Glazed Pottery Roof Tile,

Ming Dynasty, modeled as a demon in a kneeling position with teal and purple glaze. Height 13 inches. $700-900

comprising three silver mounted white jade hairpins, one silver mounted coral pin in the form of a dragon head, and two smaller white jade and coral examples, together with a silver and tortoise shell backed oval mirror. Height of first 7 3/4 inches. $800-1,200 683

A Chinese Steatite Model of Buddha, the deity shown in a seated position. Height 2 3/4 inches. $200-400 684

A Chinese Pottery Lidded Censer,

having a domed lid with fu dog form finial above the bulbous body, having free-moving ring handles and raised atop three squat legs. Height 11 x width over handles 11 1/2 inches. $200-400

689

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695

692

693

691

694

685

690

693

A Bamboo Wrist Rest,

Two Chinese Rugs,

An Agate Snuff Bottle,

carved with a river scene, with a man with attendant and figure in a boat, having an inscription to the top left. Height 11 1/2 x width 2 3/4 inches. $500-700 686

A Group of Four Bronze Censers,

of diminutive form, each marked on the underside and raised on three squat legs. Height of tallest 3 1/4 inches. $500-700 687

A Chinese Scroll Painting,

shown a seated Buddha in polychrome pigment with traditional decoration throughout. Height 72 inches. $800-1,200 688

No Lot 689

A Chinese Ningxia Wool Carpet,

of rectangular form having central medallion of four blue lotus blossoms, upon a repetitive medallion reserve contained in a key-fret border and a border with navy reserve containing a scrolling flowering peony. 7 feet 4 inches x 5 feet 1 inch. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $3,000-5,000

the first of rectangular form having blue reserve with circular medallion at the center surrounded by citron and flowering branches, with a border of scrolling lotus vines on a yellow reserve, the second depicting birds and sprays of flowers throughout set atop a yellow reserve with a border with blue ground and flowers and traditional objects throughout. First 6 feet 9 inches x 4 feet; second 7 feet 11 inches x 5 feet. $3,000-5,000 691

A Red Glass Overlay Snuff Bottle,

of compressed flask form, depicting a man traversing a bridge beneath scrolling clouds. Height 2 3/4 inches. $300-500 692

A Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle,

depicting a figure standing atop a gourd above the water, in polychrome enamel, the reverse having calligraphic inscription, with repeating geometric border, the underside having four-character Qianlong mark, having a bronze tiger’s eye stopper. Height 2 7/8 inches. $400-600

of compressed form, having alternating russet and cream colored banding throughout, the lid of white and apple green jadeite with a silver collar. Height of bottle 2 1/4 inches. Property from a Private West Michigan Collector $400-600 694

An Agate Double Gourd Form Snuff Bottle,

the main body of cream color with vines and leaves of russet tone carved in relief, having green jadeite stopper. Height 2 1/2 inches. $300-500 695

An Agate Snuff Bottle,

the carving depicting a figure with a tethered horse in tow, having caramel colored inclusions with a red stopper. Height 2 3/4 inches. $300-500

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696

A Double CloisonnĂŠ Snuff Bottle,

of circular form having floral decoration of scrolling lotus vines throughout upon a yellow reserve. Height 2 1/8 inches. $300-500 697*

A Group of Two Hardstone Snuff Bottles,

the first of brown colored stone with relief carving of lotus pads and blossoms, having a purple glass stopper, the second of agate with cameo carving of a dancing figure surrounded by coins and a three-legged toad, having a sterling silver mounted agate stopper with a silver spoon. Height of tallest 2 3/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $400-600 702

703

698

A Group of Two Hardstone Snuff Bottles,

one of carved opal depicting a dragon chasing a flaming pearl and a hardstone example of baluster form surrounded by craggy foliage. Height of tallest 3 inches. $300-500 699

A Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle,

of white stone depicting a scholar with an attendant below a tree in brown tones, having an agate stopper. Height 3 inches. $400-600 700

A Canton Enameled Snuff Bottle,

of compressed flask form, having floral decoration of blossoms and vines framing robed figures in hillside landscapes. Height 2 1/4 inches. $500-700 701

A Group of Four Agate Toggles and Snuff Bottles, 700

704

comprising a cameo cut pebble form bottle depicting fish and turtles with a lotus pod form coral stopper, a recumbent stag form snuff bottle, a relief carved snuff bottle and a pebble form toggle with cameo carving of a figure below coins and fish. Width of widest 2 inches. $500-700

705

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710

709

699

701

702

705

708

A Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle,

A Group of Three Hardstone Snuff Bottles,

A Carved Seed Pod Snuff Bottle,

703

706

A Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle,

A Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle,

the carving depicting a figure holding a lidded basket, having light brown inclusions with a caramel and white banded stopper. Height 3 inches. $600-800

having a mountain landscape carving on both sides, the front with two figures and the back with a pagoda, the bottle having dark brown and white inclusions with a red stopper. Height 3 inches. $600-800

one of jasper of compressed globular form with archaic style raised medallions and two turquoise bottles of compressed form with gilt metal stoppers. Height of tallest 2 7/8 inches. $500-700

having natural patern to the stone depicting a fu dog with a ball under its paw looking up at a bat flying overhead, mounted as a match-strike with silver metal mounts. Height overall 2 3/4 inches. $600-800

704

707

A CloisonnĂŠ Enamel Snuff Bottle,

An Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle,

early Qing Dynasty, of compressed flask form, depicting a white rabbit bounding through a garden of flowers near a body of water under a blue sky with scrolling clouds around a gold sun. Height 2 1/2 inches. $500-700

in the style of the Ma family, one side having five cartouches, with calligraphic and traditional style paintings, the reverse having calligraphic inscription. Height of bottle 2 1/2 inches. $300-500

in the form of hanging pods with a coral branch stopper. Height 2 5/8 inches. $200-400 709

A Lady’s Lapis Snuff Bottle,

the diminutive bottle of compressed flask form having carving throughout with a coral stopper. Height 2 1/8 inches. $200-400 710

A Carved Lapis Lazuli Snuff Bottle,

depicting a Buddhistic lion seated on his haunches facing upward, with a coral stopper in the form of a ball resting on his mouth. Height 2 1/2 inches. $200-400

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711

711

714

A Carved Gourd Snuff Bottle,

A Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle,

having carved decoration throughout of figures including Shoulao in an outdoor setting, having a dyed wood stem form stopper, raised on a circular wood stand. Height of bottle 2 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $200-400 712

An Interior Painted Glass Snuff Bottle,

depicting a bull on the front of the bottle and with a calligraphic inscription on the reverse. Height 2 5/8 inches. $100-200 713

A Group of Two Ivory Snuff Bottles,

one a fan form example with incised decoration of birds over a flowering branch with a calligraphic inscription on the reverse, the other a tea-stained example with free-moving handles and figural scenes in the main cartouches. Height of tallest overall 2 3/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $200-400

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ASIAN WORKS OF ART

depicting a figure with coins on a rope above a three-legged toad, with a coral stopper. Height of bottle 2 1/2 inches. $200-400 715*

An Agate Cameo Carved Snuff Bottle,

of tan colored stone with a relief cameo carved phoenix on the front in russet tones beneath a sun. Height 2 1/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $300-500 716

A Group of Two Fish Form Agate Snuff Bottles,

one of a single fish with a pearl colored stopper, the other of a fish swimming next to a boulder with an agate stopper. Height of tallest 2 5/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $300-500 717

A Group of Four Glass Snuff Bottles,

two of amber colored glass, one of apple green glass of lobed form and one of circular form with blue and transparent glass with an interior painted scene. Height of tallest 3 1/4 inches. $300-500


718

721

A Hardstone Snuff Bottle,

An Agate Snuff Bottle,

of deep spinach green colored stone, of cylindrical form with a wide rim, raised on pierce carved rock form wood stand. Height 2 1/2 inches. $300-500

the banded stone having naturalistic style decoration. Height 2 7/8 inches. $300-500 722

An Agate Snuff Bottle,

719

A Carved Agate Snuff Bottle,

of compressed flask form, having animal ring handles, with a glass stopper. Height 2 1/2 inches. $300-500

having a carved cameo decoration depicting a monkey leading a horse. Height of bottle 2 1/4 inches. $200-400 723

A Carved Agate Snuff Bottle,

720

A Group of Three Agate Snuff Bottles,

each of compressed globular form comprised of one mossy agate stone with green veining, and two bottles with faux mask and ring handles, one of black, white and grey stone, the other of russet tones. Height of bottle 2 1/4 inches. $400-600

having carved decoration in russet tones atop an opaque grey reserve. Height 3 1/8 inches. $200-400

719

712

715

717

714

722

141


729

727

725

726

724

726

728

A Carved Agate Snuff Bottle,

A Group of Two Snuff Bottles,

A Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle,

of compressed flask form, having a carving in relief of a horse and rider to one side, the other side with a scholar and attendant, having a horn and quartz lid. Height 2 3/8 inches. $200-400 725

A Canton Enamel Double Snuff Bottle,

the blue and white decoration depicting women and young boys, of copper construction and having a four-character Qianlong mark on the underside. Height overall 2 5/8 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $200-400

142

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

one Canton enamel, of compressed globular form, depicting a scene of a boy pulling an ox in a circular reserve, the other cloisonnĂŠ enamel, of compressed flask form and having a decoration of a bird perched on a fruiting branch. Height of taller 2 7/8 inches. $200-400 727

A Lac BurgautĂŠ Snuff Bottle,

of pear form, with a square cartouche at the center depicting a blossoming flower. Height 2 3/4 inches. $200-400

of compressed globular form, relief carved with an elderly man fishing under a knotty pine tree, the reverse depicting a figure holding a potted plant in a pavilion. Height of bottle 2 1/2 inches. $200-400 729

A Molded Porcelain Snuff Bottle,

the pink colored bottle having applied white porcelain decoration of birds on flowering branches, having conforming stopper and impressed Qianlong mark on the underside. Height overall 3 inches. Property from the Zeiser Collection, Saint Louis, Missouri $200-400


736

732

730

731

724

730

732

735

A Celadon Jade Figural Carving,

A White Jade Toggle of a Boy and a Goat,

A Carved Jade Bi,

of celadon colored stone with a russet skin at the side, depicting a figure of a happy hotei walking with another striding figure. Height 4 inches. $500-700 731

A Carved Jade Vase,

of pale celadon and grey colored stone, the baluster vase carved amongst flowering apple blossoms and craggy tree blossoms, having russet skin on the back. Height 3 5/8 inches. $600-800

having russet tones throughout, depicting the boy pulling the goat with the animal in a recumbent pose. Width 2 7/8 inches. $600-800

No Lot

of dark green colored stone, having a gap at the top of the ring depicting two animal heads with cord holes in their mouths, the main body having incised swirl decoration. Diameter 1 7/8 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $800-1,200

734

736

733

A Jade Toggle,

of deep spinach green colored stone with russet veining, depicting a recumbent dog with a hole at the front paws to accept a cord. Width 1 7/8 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $800-1,200

A Jade Toggle of Cats,

of near white and russet colored stone, depicting the two animals in a circular pose with incised decoration, the underside carved to depict a leaf. Width 2 inches. Property from a Private Chicago Collector $1,000-2,000

143


737

A Jade Toggle of a Bactrian Camel,

depicted in a recumbent circular pose, with opaque russet inclusions on the top register, the animal depicted with its mouth open, its legs carved to the underside. Width 2 1/4 inches. $700-900 738

A White Jade Toggle of a Beast,

758

the top register of white jade with dark russet inclusion to the lower half of the animal, the recumbent singlehorned animal shown with a branch of lingzhi fungus clutched in its mouth. Width 2 inches. $700-900

759

739

A Chinese Jade Headdress Ornament,

of near white stone with russet and opaque veining, depicting a squating figure in front of a purse form with cords carved in relief, the reverse having circular central medallion and small holes for attachment. Height 2 7/16 inches. $700-900 740

A White Jade Carving of a Recumbent Animal,

of white and russet colored stone, depicted seated on its back haunches with its tail tucked between its legs, on a naturalistic rectangular base. Width 4 7/8 inches. $400-600 741

742

741

A Rectangular Jade Plaque,

of white colored stone with opaque inclusions, having pierce carving with a sinuous dragon at the center framed with a border of repetitive swirling design. Width 2 7/16 inches. $300-500 742

A Large Jade Carving of a Cicada,

of celadon colored stone, the insect having raised head with carving throughout the wings and the underside carved showing the legs, with a hole running from the front to the back. Width 2 1/4 inches. $300-500 744

743

A White Jade Plaque Depicting an Elephant, the lingzhi fungus form cartouche having raised decoration of an elephant amongst scrolling decoration. Height 2 1/4 x width 3 1/8 inches. $300-500 744

A Carved Jade Lion Toggle,

the lion shown holding a ribbon in his mouth, with open mouth and curled tongue, together with another of vertical form depicting a woman holding a branch with a child at the top. Width of lion 2 1/2 inches. $300-500 745 743

144

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

A Carved Jade Ritual Blade,

of celadon colored stone, one side having lengthy calligraphic inscription, the other blank. Length 9 1/8 inches. $500-700


750 748 752

746

750

755

A Chinese Jade Plaque of Scholars,

A Jade Carving of a Mother and Two Pups,

A White Jade Plaque,

the grey stone having relief carving in black with one side depicting two scholars with a scroll with a recumbent horse below, the reverse showing two walking figures with two carved characters below. Width 1 15/16 inches. $700-900 747

A Spinach Jade Seal,

of deep green colored stone, depicting two outward facing dragons at the top above the square base with Manchurian inscriptions on each side, the underside carved with a 12-character seal mark. Height 4 5/8 inches. $2,000-4,000 748

A Pierce Carved Black and White Jade Toggle of Monkeys, the black colored stone carved to depict the animal holding on to a fruiting branch, the white register depicting four smaller animals holding lingzhi fungi. Height 2 3/8 inches. $1,500-2,000 749

A White Jade Carving of a Lion,

depicted having a bifurcated tail and playing with an embroidered ball. Width 3 inches. $1,000-2,000

of white and pale celadon colored stone, depicting the three animals seated in a circular arrangement. Width 3 1/4 inches. $600-800 751

in the form of a ritualistic blade, having scrolled taotie decoration throughout, with a medallion at center carved with a four-character Qianlong mark. Length 3 1/4 inches. $500-700

A White Jade Carving of a Toad,

756

752

of pale celadon color with opaque calcifications throughout, having zoomorphic decoration with an eagle at the center amongst scrolling decoration, an oval pierced hole in the top register. Height 7 inches. $300-500

of opaque white stone with russet veins, depicting one large toad with carved textured decoration throughout with two smaller toads on its back. Width 4 1/2 inches. $800-1,200

A Jade Carving of an Elephant,

of green stone with russet inclusions, depicting the animal wearing a carved saddle blanket. Width 6 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $600-800 753

A Jade Inset Hardwood Ruyi Scepter,

A Carved Jade Plaque,

757

A White Jade Hanging Toggle of a Dragon,

having russet skin on one side, the pierce carved teardrop form depicting a sinuous dragon. Height 2 1/2 inches. $300-500 758

having a relief carved jade plaque on the head, a pierced panel on the handle and a bat form carving on the end, with scrolling decoration throughout the stem. Length 14 1/4 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $700-900

A White Jade Disk with Foliate Carving,

754

759

A Group of Five Jade Articles,

A White Jade Pendant,

including three hairpins, one hairpin having circular top above a wide pin, the other having a pierced top and thin pin, the last with scrolled top, an archer’s ring having russet inclusion and a toggle depicting a three-legged toad with a bat carved on the reverse. Length of longest 9 inches. $400-600

the thickly cut disk having a band of pierced carving around the exterior containing images of deer, bats and lingzhi fungus amongst scrolling foliate decoration. Diameter 2 1/8 inches. $200-400

of rectangular form with each side depicting a striding beast set atop a reserve of incised swirled design. Height 2 9/16 inches. $200-400

145


777

763

760

766

771*

A Nephrite Jade Carving of a Dog,

A White and Grey Jade Model of an Elephant,

An Archaistic Double Dragon Yellow Jade Bangle,

of white and russet colored opaque stone, the animal shown in a recumbent pose. Width 3 1/4 inches. $200-400 761

A Jade Scroll Weight,

of celadon colored stone with a spinach vein through the center, depicting a qin with a game board and scrolls at the side. Width 4 1/4 inches. $300-500 762

A White Jade Toggle of Monkeys,

the even colored stone depicting two climbing monkeys atop a lingzhi fungus head. Height 1 3/8 inches. $300-500 763

A Carved Jade Seal Surmounted with a Dragon,

of olive, grey and white colored stone, depicting the crouching animal atop a rectangular seal, with the underside carved with a four-character mark inside an oval cartouche flanked by stylized dragons. Width at widest 3 3/8 inches. $800-1,200 764

A Carved Yellow Jade Toggle of a Stag,

of yellow and tan stone, depicting the recumbent animal clutching a lingzhi fungus in its mouth, with a baby depicted under his head. Width 2 5/8 inches. $800-1,200 765

A Carved Jade Luohan,

of white colored stone, depicting the aged figure seated on the back of a dragon and clutching the stem of a lotus blossom, the base of naturalistic form in a cloud pattern. Height 4 3/8 inches. $2,000-4,000

146

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

depicting two figures at the front raising a baluster vase containing flowering plants, the elephant with its head swung around front, depicted with riggings throughout and an embroidered saddle blanket, a small figure carved clambering over the back of the animal. Width 5 5/8 inches. $3,000-5,000 767

A Yellow Jade Toggle of a Pup,

with russet colored and opaque white veining, the animal shown with head raised and having a coiled tail. Width 2 1/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 768

A Mottled Spinach Jade Dish,

having raised decoration of birds atop flowering branches, the underside with similar decoration, having a four-character Qianlong mark. Diameter 7 7/8 inches. $800-1,200 769

Two Jade Plaques,

both of chime form with incised decoration, of white stone. Width of widest 7 inches. $800-1,200 770

A Group of Three Jade Plaques,

one of white and brown stone in the form of a ritualistic blade, one of white and brown stone in the form of a beast, the other of pale celadon and brown in the form of a moth. Width of widest 3 1/4 inches. $700-900

of tubular form and opaque caramel colored stone, with carving in relief of animals and birds, with fourcharacter archaic inscription. Diameter 3 1/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: Chinese Antiques Co., Hong Kong, 1986 $600-800 772

A Group of Two Jade Toggles of Beasts,

the first of white jade with russet veins, depicting the animal wrapped inside of a pouch with cords crossed over the back, with open mouth and baring his teeth, the other of pale celadon colored stone with opaque white and russet inclusions, depicting the lion scratching behind his ear with his back leg. Width 3 inches. $1,500-2,000 773

A Group of Two Jade Figural Carvings,

the first a toggle of white colored stone with russet inclusions, depicting a deity seated atop a phoenix with the tail of the bird depicted on the reverse, the second of celadon colored stone with a russet rind on the back depicting an official in flowing robes with incised decoration showing the figure’s front rank badge containing a duck. Height of first 2 9/16 inches. $2,000-4,000 774

A Carved Jade Qiling Bearing a Book,

of celadon colored stone, depicting the backward facing beast with flames issuing from its mouth engulfing a bound collection of books, with feather decoration carved on its haunches, having russet veining throughout. Width 9 1/2 inches. $3,000-5,000


775

A Group of Three Jade Ruyi Scepters,

of celadon colored and near white stone, with pierce carved decoration throughout. Length of longest 7 3/4 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $1,500-2,000 776

A Carved Stone Archer’s Ring,

having incised decoration, bearing a Qianlong seal mark. Width at widest 1 3/5 inches. $800-1,200 777

A Chinese Carved Jade Belt Hook,

of celadon, near-white jade, each half having raised carving of a qilong and with a circular post on the reverse, with a beast head on the hook. Width 3 3/4 inches buckled. $800-1,200

762

778

A Jade Water Coupe,

of pale celadon colored stone, in the form of two open blossoms or fruits with ruffled edges, having a small blossom between the two reservoirs and with a carved stem on the underside. Width 3 1/2 inches. $300-500 779

A Group of Chinese Jadeite, Hardstone, Gold and Silver Jewelry,

782

comprising a brooch having an apple green and white jadeite plaque set into a gilt wirework border stamped Silver with a pin at the back and a tie pin having an oval green stone with 14 karat yellow gold mount. Width of widest 1 5/8 inches. $200-400 780

An Archaistic Style Jade Pendant of a Pig,

of white colored stone with russet veining, the recumbent animal shown with head lowered and having a hole through the center. Width 1 7/8 inches. $300-500 781

A Group of Jade Articles,

comprising a pair of hairpins, a seal stamp with a lion form finial and a jade lid with a recumbent animal. Width of widest 2 1/2 inches. $400-600 782

A Chinese Enameled Silver and Jade Bracelet,

in three sections having scalloped edges, decorated with raised enameled flowers surrounding the inset pierce carved jade plaques, the wirework with a gilt wash and marked Silver at the clasp. Width open 6 1/2 inches. $400-600 783

A Spinach Jade and White Jade Inset Ruyi Scepter,

having three white plaques with raised decoration set into the spinach green stem. Length 13 1/2 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $1,500-2,000 783

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784

789

795

A Group of Three Carved Jade Articles,

A Lacquer and Hardstone Screen Six-Panel Floor Screen,

A Chinese Bronze Bell,

comprising a celadon colored cicada with russet skin and incised decoration with a hole through the center, a white and opaque brown colored jade bi with a figure of a climbing qilong at the top with a taotie style mask in the bottom register and a yellow jade bi having a mouse and a dragon carved on the exterior. Height 2 3/8 inches. $1,500-2,000 785

A Group of Two Bronze Censers,

each of rectangular form, one having down pointed squared handles. Width of wider 8 1/4 inches. $500-700 786

A Chinese Bronze Censer,

of circular form with wide rim, having bands of geometric decoration at the top and bottom with the main body flanked by beast head form handles. Width 6 3/8 inches. $600-800

each panel having three recessed cartouches containing gilt and carved jade, ivory and hardstone decoration of items from the scholar’s desk and landscape scenes with flowering plants, framed by carved cinnabar and black lacquer surround having carved geometric decoration, the panels connected with metal rat-tail hinges. Height of individual panel 72 1/8 x width 16 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $5,000-7,000

796

A Gilt Bronze Model of a Buddhist Disciple,

790

the figure wearing traditional robes and raised atop a rectangular base. Height 5 3/4 inches. $300-500

A Pair of Jade, Hardstone, Cloisonné and Carved Wood Lacquer Panels,

797

of vertical rectangular form, depicting various items from the scholar’s desk contained in a carved wood frame and having a black lacquer reserve. Height of panels 36 3/4 x width 25 inches; height overall 39 1/4 x width 27 1/2 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $2,000-4,000

A Group of Tourmaline and Jade Toggles,

791*

798

A Carved Coral Model of a Woman,

787

having double dragon looped handle at the top, the body with decoration in relief of a dragon and phoenix chasing a flaming pearl amongst clouds with mountains below. Height 10 3/4 inches. $300-500

comprising a tourmaline fruit form toggle with silk and pearl cord and a white jade knot form toggle with seed pearls and a silk cord having three jadeite linked rings. Length overall of longest 9 inches. $800-1,200

A Chinese Bronze Lidded Circular Box,

of low form flanked by handles, on a splayed foot, having a six-character Xuande seal mark to the base. Width of over handles 7 1/4 inches. $400-600

of deep orange color depicting a standing woman holding a basket of flowers, raised on a wood base. Height 7 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $800-1,200

having decoration on the lid of a lion beneath flowering trees, together with a small bronze baluster form vase. Diameter of first 2 3/4 inches. $800-1,200

788

792*

An Agate Cameo Carved Toggle,

A Circular Bronze Censer,

A Chinese Hardstone and Lacquer Five Panel Floor Screen,

having mother-of-pearl and hardstone decoration throughout atop a black lacquer reserve, the reverse having polychrome painted decoration of birds on blossoming flowers. Height of each panel 76 x width 17 inches. $1,500-2,000 788A

A Chinese Five Panel Hardstone and Lacquer Floor Screen,

the front of the screen depicting items from the scholar’s desk in various types of hardstone and bone inlay, having carved wood figural decoration at the top of the panels and at the ends of the screen, the reverse of the screen having lacquered black reserve with gilt sprays and roundels. Height 75 x width 17 inches. $1,500-2,000

A Coral Carving of Shoulao,

of a pink hue, shown holding a peach branch and a craggy staff. Height 4 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $800-1,200 793

A Rhinoceros Horn Handled Walking Stick,

19th century, of typical form with a crook handle atop a wood shaft. Width of handle at widest 5 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $600-800 794

A Set of Four Chinese Erotic Scenes on Porcelain, of rectangular form with enameled decoration, contained in wood frames. Height visible 8 5/8 x width 11 3/8 inches. $400-600

799 of grey colored stone with brown skin, depicting three climbing monkeys atop a double gourd flanked by two other gourds with a butterfly at the side. Height 2 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 800*

A Group of Two Hardwood Calligraphy Brushes,

one of turned form and having a double band at the top, with turned knob at the base, having beaded rim with grey bristles, the other of turned form with bead element at the top and the base, both unsigned. Height of tallest handle 4 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kammeier, Des Moines, Iowa Provenance: MinGei Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1991 $800-1,200

793

148

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789

801*

805

809

A Chinese Coral Carving of Boys,

An Yixing Pottery Teapot,

A Lapis Lazuli and Yellow Gold Pendant,

the double branched figure carved throughout depicting children climbing the branches. Height 7 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $1,000-2,000

of squat form, having a curved twig form handle and a naturalistic wood form finial, the interior of the lid incised with the characters Rong Xiang. Height overall 6 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $200-400

802

806

An Amber Bead Necklace with a White Jade Toggle,

A Chinese Mirrored and Gilt Glazed Baluster Vase,

depicting a cicada with a pierced loop at the front with a silk cord strung with seed pearls, a coral bead and amber beads. Length overall 11 3/4 inches. $1,000-2,000 803*

A Large Chinese Ink Stone,

of charcoal colored stone having carved decoration throughout of classical figures, the top having circular grinding surface and reservoir, raised atop a wood base and diminutive stand. Width of stone 10 3/4 x depth 6 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $200-400 804*

Two Chinese Painted Fans,

of typical form, the first of monochrome decoration depicting birds amongst foliage, the other of polychrome decoration depicting a flowering peony, mounted in plexi-glass boxes. Height of fan 13 1/2; height of case 21 x width 33 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perino, Chicago, Illinois $200-400

having gilt decoration of butterflies throughout and having a repetitive lappet border above the foot. Height 15 inches. $200-400 807

A Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass,

depicting various figures in a courtyard setting, one carrying a pennant and leading a horse. Height 18 x width 25 inches. $200-400 808

Two Silvered Metal Articles,

comprised of a Middle Eastern metal panel depicting a tiger fighting a boar, having gold accented eyes and ears contained in a rope twist border, with a Chinese silver hairpin. Width of plaque 4 1/2 inches. $200-400

having a oval plaque carved with a scene of a figure holding a fruiting branch, in a gold mount. Length 2 inches. $200-400 810

A Lacquered Six-Panel Floor Screen,

having inset hardstones and a foliate decoration. Height 72 inches. $600-800 811*

A White Coral Carving of a Warrior,

shown amongst flowering decoration, raised on a fitted wood stand. Height 5 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Gabriel Calbeto de Grau, Barcelona, Spain $200-400 812*

A Group of Five Carved Chinese Hardwood Stands,

of various shapes and sizes. Width of widest 8 3/8 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $100-200

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Session Three, Japanese | Lots 813–919 Thursday 29 March


813

815*

A Japanese Print, Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1992),

A Japanese Woodblock Print, Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1992),

depicting a woman in a recumbent pose, signed by the artist in pencil, titled and dated in the lower margin, 5/6, 1963. Height of image 17 7/8 x width 24 inches. $600-800 814*

A Japanese Woodblock Print, Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1992),

titled Okuno-Hosomichi Kasajima Dosojin Sendai, 1965, 56/150, with title, date and edition in pencil on the lower margin, signed in the plate, depicting a Japanese garden with a stone lantern at the center. Height of image 15 x 21 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $400-600

titled Kamakura Gate, 1972, 31/80, depicting a structure with a green tiled roof, with title, date and edition in pencil on lower margin, signed in white ink. Height of image 14 3/4 x width 21 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $400-600 816*

A Japanese Woodblock Print, Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1992),

titled in Japanese on the bottom margin, signed in ink, with pencil inscription to the margin of 1974, 63/80, depicting a gate with red columns with applied mica throughout. Height of image 14 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome N. Michell, Chicago, Illinois $400-600

817 152

ASIAN WORKS OF ART


821

817

A Collection of Seventy-Seven Japanese Woodblock Prints,

comprised of mostly triptychs, by various artists, depicting traditional scenes including depictions of western ships and foreigners, including works by Yoshitora, Kunichika, Yoshitoshi, Kiyochika, Fusatane, Yoshiiku, Hiroshige III, Chikanobu, Kuniteru and Kunishige, mounted in an accordion style album. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $7,000-9,000 818

A Japanese Woodblock Print, Tadashi Nakayama (b. 1927), depicting a semi abstract image of a butterfly and a horse, signed in pencil by the artist and marked 12/50, dated 1964, framed. Height of image 35 1/4 x width 23 5/8 inches. $800-1,200 819

A Japanese Woodblock Print, Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), titled Ashinoko no yukuji. Height of image 13 x width 8 1/4 inches. $400-600 820

A Japanese Woodblock Print, after Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858), depicting five scenes by the artist. Height 14 3/8 x width 9 3/4 inches. $200-400 821

A Collection of Japanese Woodblock Prints,

comprised of primarily triptychs as well as individual prints by Hiroshige, including works by Kunisada, Toyokuni, Kuniyoshi and other late 19th century artists, approximately 45 sheets. $2,000-4,000

818 153


826A

822

824*

825*

A Japanese Woodblock Print, Katsukawa Shunei (1762-1819),

A Japanese Carved Bone and Lacquered TwoPanel Screen,

A Japanese Six-Panel Painted Paper Table Screen,

depicting a standing figure holding a staff and a wide brimmed hat amongst flowering grasses, having collectors stamp at the bottom right. Height of sheet 12 7/8 x width 5 3/4 inches. $400-600 823

A Korean Eight-Panel Paper Screen,

19th century, the panels depicting floral scenes in bright colored pigments having birds interspersed throughout, the set framed and mounted in two frames, each containing four panels. Height of each panel 26 1/4 x width 12 7/8 inches. $4,000-6,000

154

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

of domed rectangular form with carved decoration on one panel of a hawk seated on a flowering branch, the other of two birds flying over a flowering branch, both set atop a blue lacquered reserve, the back containing six flying birds, having carved wood frames. Height overall 33 1/2 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $200-400

Edo period, 19th century, depicting figures in a walled garden with one holding an umbrella and another a fan, interspersed with flowering peony bushes, atop a gilt reserve. Height overall 15 x width 39 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. George Nuter, Union Pier, Michigan $400-600 826*

A Japanese Two-Panel Painted Paper Screen,

late Edo/ early Meiji period, depicting three women dressing seated next to a lacquered mirror case with mountains and flowering trees in the background with silver clouds set atop a gilt reserve. Height of image 24 1/2 x width 14 1/2; height of panel 29 x 16 3/4 inches. $400-600


826A*

828

831

A Japanese Album of Sixty Paintings,

A Painting on Paper, Ito Jakuchu (1716-1800),

A Japanese Painting on Paper,

Edo period, 18th century, the sheets depicting various scenes including Daoist ceremonies, battles and a horse trapped in a spider’s web, all contained in a tooled and gilt leather binding. Height of each image 8 3/4 inches. Property from the Von-Der-Dressel Collection, Chicago, Illinois $2,000-4,000 827

A Japanese Surimono, Zeshin,

on paper depicting a rural scene of a cat seated in a window above a water barrel and a creek, having a two-character mark and red seal mark at the right side, framed. Height of image 8 3/4 x width 9 1/2 inches. Provenance: Richard Reed Armstrong Fine Art, Chicago, 1985 $300-500

822

depicting a bird on a branch, having calligraphic inscription and having artist’s seal mark in red. Height 46 x width 19 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,500 829

A Japanese Painting on Paper, Kishi Chikudo (1826-1897),

depicting a swallow on a flowering cherry blossom branch. Height of image 47 3/4 inches. $800-1,200 830

A Painting on Paper, Ito Jakuchu (1716-1800),

depicting a rooster, having inscription at the side and having artist’s seal marks in red. Height 46 x width 19 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,500

830

Kano School, depicting a group of men playing ‘Go’ in an outdoor setting under a canopy of trees, unsigned. Height of image 46 1/2 x width 21 inches. $600-800 832*

A Japanese Painting of an Archer, Kano Tanshin Hitsu (1775-1836), the figure shown holding a bow and a gilt fan, having elaborately decorated clothing and two samurai swords at his hips with multiple arrows on his back, having a raised banner behind with a chrysanthemum mon, an inscription at the bottom left with one red seal mark, mounted on a brocade silk and gilt thread scroll. Height of image 41 3/4 x width 17 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Kemper, Chicago, Illinois for the benefit of the Big Shoulders Fund, Chicago, Illinois $1,000-2,000

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838

837

833

836

839

A Japanese Painting on Paper of a Parrot,

A Japanese Large Bronze Ikebana Vase,

A Pair of Japanese Bronze and Mixed Metal Inlaid Vases,

Kano School, depicting two parrots in a winter snow covered landscape, unsigned. Height of image 46 1/2 x width 21 inches. $600-800 834

A Japanese Mixed Metal Figure of an Oni,

the figure shown with one hand raised with a dish and wearing a coat open at the bottom and showing his stomach, raised on a naturalistic base. Height of figure 19 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $600-800 835

A Japanese Bronze and Mixed Metal Model of an Oni, Meiji period, depicting the figure with one hand raised above his head, atop a naturalistic base, mounted and wired as a lamp. Height of bronze 19 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $800-1,200

156

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

of tree trunk form having applied, modeled bats to the exterior, on a patterned rectangular base with rounded corners and diaper banding around the edge, raised on four crashing wave form feet. Height overall 22 1/2 inches. $1,500-2,000 837

A Japanese Bronze Model of an Elephant and Tigers,

with glass eyes, raised on a burlwood base, inscribed with maker’s signature under the elephant. Width 23 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $3,000-5,000 838

A Large Mixed Metal Japanese Charger,

Meiji period, depicting a large figure on top of Mount Fuji with his head resting heavily in his propped hand, with two soaring cranes flying before the mountain, the rim decorated in a gilt relief carving of clouds. Diameter 17 3/4 inches. $8,000-12,000

depicting birds and flowers, with figural open handles, having multi-character inscription on the undersides. Height 7 3/4 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $700-900 840

A Japanese Bronze Model of an Elephant,

Meiji period, depicting the elephant with ivory tusks being attacked by three tigers, signed. Width 30 inches. $3,000-5,000 841

A Japanese Silver Table Casket,

having raised decoration of chrysanthemums on the lid with gilt highlights, with a circular lock at the front, stamped with maker’s mark on the interior rim. Width 8 1/4 x depth 5 1/2 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $1,000-2,000


842

A Group of Four Japanese Silver and Mixed Metal Boxes, comprising examples with carved, enameled and shibayama and ivory examples of traditional decoration throughout the rectangular lids, together with a Chinese silver octagonal box having incised inscription. Width of widest 5 1/2 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $1,000-2,000

842

843

A Japanese Sterling Silver Eight-Piece Tea Service,

comprising a teapot, hot water pot, leaves strainer and waste bowl, creamer and four saucers, each piece bearing hallmarks with the creamer stamped Samurai Shokai Yokohama Sterling; approximate total weight overall 37.59 ozt. Height of largest over handle 6 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $1,500-2,000 844

A Japanese Mixed Metal Boulder with Silver Egrets,

the two egrets standing atop the naturalistic rock base with a silver wave form edge and having a magic tortoise climbing up the side. Width 17 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $700-900 845

843

A Japanese Bronze Elephant Form Censer,

depicting the recumbent animal with raised decoration throughout of beaded swags, having a ribbon form pierced lid at top. Width 8 1/4 inches. $200-400

844

841

836

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850

854

846

848

846

A Japanese Mixed Metal Figure of a Warrior,

the figure depicted holding a lobed bowl in the air and wearing a robe with gilt mons throughout, having a two-character mark on the back in an oval cartouche, raised on a wood base. Height of metal figure 15 1/2 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $800-1,200 847

A Group of Two Japanese Blades,

comprising one short blade having double hi line, with undecorated tsuba and stippled fushi and kashira with gilt dragon menuki and ray skin wrapped grip, the second with longer blade having single hi and having tsuba with quatrefoil cartouches containing fan form floral decorated cartouches, with mixed metal and inlaid kashira and ray skin grip, lacking menuki, both with wood scabbards. Length of nagasa 14 1/2 and 19 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 849

158

ASIAN WORKS OF ART


848

A Group of Six Sets of Sword Fittings, Fushi and Kashira, comprising various subjects, some with inlaid decoration with one example of scholars atop a stippled reserve having signature on the top of the fuchi, together with two unmatched fuchi. Length of longest 1 1/2 inches. $800-1,200 849

A Large Group of Metal Sword Fittings, Menuki,

comprising of 11 single examples depicting dragons, rats, landscapes, birds, flowers and dogs amongst others, together with 5 pairs depicting flower blossoms, fu dogs and gilt lions. Width of widest 2 7/8 inches. $300-500 850

An Ivory Netsuke of an Oni,

the figure pulling on a chain mounted to a pedestal, facing upward and having inlaid eyes, having mark on the underside. Height 2 5/8 inches. $400-600 851

A Japanese Ivory Okimono,

853

851

signed Mitsuhiro, depicting a fisherman with a basket on his back with an egret standing on top of the basket grabbing the man’s hair in its beak, raised atop a naturalistic circular wood base with an inlaid ivory signature plaque further inset with a red signature plaque. Height of ivory 18 inches. $3,000-4,000 852

A Pair of Japanese Bronze Handled Covered Urns,

each of cylindrical form with vertical lappets throughout the main body with a repetitive diaper pattern throughout, the lids having finials in the form of oni above raised crashing waves and having arched handles at the sides, raised atop three cabriole legs atop a circular plinth form base. Height 15 1/2 inches. $3,000-5,000 853

A Japanese Bronze Vase,

of waisted cylindrical form having a landscape scene in relief of mountains and small buildings next to a flowing river containing some fishermen in boats, having a raised rectangular signature cartouche with two characters, scrolling foliate mouth rim and lappet border at the base, raised on three squat feet of scrolling design, further raised on a circular wood base. Height of bronze 10 1/4 inches. $1,500-2,000 854

A Japanese Ivory Carving of a Woman,

depicting the robed figure with loosely coiffed hair, holding a lidded box in one hand and a basket of flowering chrysanthemums in the other, with a teapot by her side, the obi at back having medallion inset with mother-of-pearl flowers, the underside showing the figure’s feet standing atop two books, having three incised characters. Height 10 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000

852

159


855*

A Japanese Ivory Carving of an Owl,

having realistically carved feathers with painted yellow decoration on the eyes and feet. Height 6 3/8 inches. Property from the Collection of Derek Murphy, Tigard, Oregon $800-1,200 856*

A Japanese Carved Ivory Figure of a Lady,

shown with her hair loosely coiffed, holding a basket of vegetables on her back, with inlaid mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell and coral floral decoration throughout her clothes, wearing sandals and raised upon a circular base, having an inlaid signature plaque with a two-character mark on the back, with an inscription on the underside inside a gourd form cartouche. Height 9 1/2 inches. Property from the Estate of Marjorie I. Mitchell, Chicago, Illinois $800-1,200 860

857

A Japanese Ivory Carving of Guanyin,

the standing figure depicted holding a flowering stem with flowing robes throughout, raised atop a lotus pod form base with lappet covered plinth base. Height overall 10 3/4 inches. $700-900 858

A Japanese Ivory Carving of a Boy on a Buffalo,

depicting the boy laying atop the animal with well carved decoration throughout including the animal’s riggings. Height 6 3/8 inches. $600-800 859

A Japanese Ivory Figure of a Woman,

861

depicted with her hair coiffed and wearing a kimono decorated with flowers, carrying a child in one arm and holding a parasol, the child holding a leafy branch, the composition on a circular base and further raised on a wood base. Height 10 1/2 inches. $500-700 860

A Group of Japanese Carved Ivory Articles,

comprising a tusk form brush pot carved with a scene of figures at work, with a band of clouds above and a silver rim at the bottom, with two netsuke, one depicting a turtle with four baby turtles on its back and the other of a squatting figure wearing a lion mask. Height of tallest 4 7/8 inches. $500-700

857 160

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

859

858


861*

A Group of Three Ivory Netsuke,

one depicting a fu dog seated on its haunches and holding a ball at front, with a free-moving ball in his mouth and having inlaid horn eyes with a signature on the underside in an oval cartouche, another depicting two fu dogs with a ball atop a fan form base and the third depicting an acrobat with carved horn hair knots balancing on his hands atop a cabriole footed stand. Height of tallest 2 3/8 inches. Property from the Estate of John D. Jones, Chicago, Illinois $1,000-2,000 862

A Group of Five Ivory Animal Form Netsuke,

one depicting a boar with inset inlaid red eyes, one of a rat with inlaid horn eyes, one of a beast with a lion form body having an elephant trunk, one depicting a howling qilong and one of a seated lion atop a seal stamped base. Width of widest 2 3/4 inches. $300-500 863

A Japanese Bronze Vase with Irises,

Meiji period, of lobed baluster form with applied flowering iris plants on the neck below the rippled and flared rim. Height 27 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $600-800

863

864

A Japanese Bronze Vase and Stand,

the baluster form vase having raised decoration of birds amongst flowering plants, flanked by scrolling beast form handles, raised atop a multi-tiered base having six supports, each wrapped with a spiraling dragon, terminating in a circular base. Height 29 3/4 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $800-1,200 865

A Japanese Bronze Jardinière,

having raised floral decoration of flowering plants and butterflies, flanked by stylized butterfly form handles, having impressed mark on the underside. Height 9 3/4 inches. $600-800 866

A Pair of Japanese Mixed Metal Inlaid Bronze Vases,

each of baluster form with the central panels having raised and inlaid decoration depicting figural scenes with the vessels flanked by sinuous dragon form handles, the splayed foot comprised of shaped lappets, raised on later circular bases. Height 18 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $3,000-5,000

866

867

A Japanese Bronze Urn,

having angular openwork double handles and applied floral decoration. Height 18 1/2 inches. $500-700 868

A Set of Japanese Lacquer Wares,

Meiji period, comprised of two cylindrical bottles, three lidded bowls, one lidded serving bowl, four dishes and one rectangular tray raised on squat legs, all having gilt decoration of scrolling plants and melons. Height of tallest 9 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 865 161


869*

A Japanese Satsuma Vase,

the baluster form vase having polychrome and gilt decoration throughout, containing two main cartouches depicting figural scenes, having two smaller cartouches with floral scenes containing birds, unmarked. Height 24 inches. Property from the Estate of Donna Miller, Lombard, Illinois Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dino Bigalli, Maestro of the Chicago Civic and Civic Light Opera $600-800 870

A Japanese Satsuma Bottle Vase,

having an elongated neck with decoration of a flowering hibiscus plant with three quail at the base, set atop a red reserve with gilt accents throughout, having a black overglaze six-character mark on the underside. Height 24 5/8 inches. Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois $500-700 869

871

A Pair of Japanese Satsuma Vases,

of baluster form with decoration throughout of fan-form cartouches containing various scenes with gilt decoration throughout, mounted as lamps. Height 37 3/4 inches. $700-900 872

A Pair of Japanese Porcelain Vases,

having indented shoulders, with decoration throughout depicting seven flying cranes amongst hanging foliage, having iron red inscription on underside, with pierce carved wood bases. Height 11 1/4 inches. $800-1,200 873

A Pair of Satsuma Baluster Vases,

the main bodies having densely decorated scenes of immortals and figures, with gilt highlights, including decoration of parasols, bird feeders, scholars and boys picking peaches, the necks having carved basket weave decoration with dense foliate and geometric gilt decoration, unmarked. Height 18 inches. $2,000-4,000

872

874

A Japanese CloisonnĂŠ Enamel Tray, attributed to Namikawa Sosuke (1847-1910),

depicting three frolicking sparrows next to a dandelion plant, atop a grey reserve and of lobed form, the sides having silver wire as well as wireless decoration, the sides and underside with blue reserve having foliate and floral swags at the sides and scrolling design on the underside. Diameter 11 3/8 inches. Property from a Private Midwest Collection $3,000-5,000 875

A Japanese CloisonnĂŠ Enamel Vase,

of baluster form, having a grey dragon decoration on a maroon field, with silver wire inlay. Height 9 1/2 inches. Property of a Private Collector, Chicago, Illinois $600-800 873

162

ASIAN WORKS OF ART


876

A Japanese CloisonnĂŠ and Porcelain Lidded Jar,

having enameled decoration throughout the exterior of foliage in red and orange tones, the lid of domed form over the bulbous body. Height 10 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000 877

A Japanese Shibayama Decorated Ivory Miniature Chest, the miniature table box having raised lacquer throughout the exterior of various types of fish, having two doors at front opening to a fitted interior with decoration of birds on the doors. Height 2 1/2 x width 3 1/8 x depth 2 inches. $400-600 878

A Group of Four Japanese Ivory and Stag Antler Items,

comprising one ivory toggle in the form of three segments of bamboo, one stag antler square netsuke carved with three mulberry leaves and chrysanthemums, an ivory toggle of a dog and a pup, and a stag netsuke of a happy hotei. Width of widest 2 3/8 inches. $400-600

884

876

879

An Ivory Toggle,

depicting three peapods with pierce carved stems, together with a bronze toggle in the form of an openwork double gourd with a spider at the top. Height of taller 2 inches. $200-400 880

An Ivory Dog Netsuke,

depicted seated on its haunches, with a cord tied around its neck, seat atop an oval base with single himotoshi. Height 1 1/2 inches. Property from a Private West Michigan Collector $400-600

880

883

881

A Ivory Netsuke Carving of Zodiac Animals,

carved in a spherical form with inset eyes, having carved himotoshi at the back. Height 1 inch. $150-250 882

A Carved Ivory Figure,

depicting a fisherman holding a pierce carved net. Height 4 7/8 inches. $200-400 883

A Ivory Okimono of Four Children,

two eating fruit, one tying his hood and the last climbing on top of a drum. Height 2 3/4 inches. $300-500 884

A Japanese Model of a Man with Oysters,

the figure shown standing before a chopping block, his robes decorated with overlapping mons, on a naturalistic base. Height 12 inches. $300-500 885

An Ivory Okimono of a Woman and Two Children,

the woman with a basket of fruit at her feet, both children holding grapes. Height 4 1/8 inches. $300-500

874

163


886*

889

Five Japanese Carved Ivory Birds,

A Group of Four Japanese Iron Tsuba,

887*

890

A Japanese Carved Ivory Figural Group,

A Japanese Blade,

each in a standing pose with an outstretched tail. Width of widest 8 1/4 inches. Property from the Estate of Lila Meitus Lang, Chicago, Illinois $200-400

depicting a gentleman amongst three small boys on a fishing dock. Width 6 inches. Property from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, Lincolnwood, Illinois $150-250

three examples having metal inlaid decoration and one having molded decoration in relief of various flowers and leaves. Width 3 1/4 inches. $300-500

having wood scabbard and handle with ivory lined mekugi. Length of nagasa 16 7/8 inches. $300-500 891

A Japanese Katana,

888

A Japanese Model of a Samurai,

the figure of papier-mâchÊ construction with painted features, having embroidered silk clothing and shown with a sword at his side, seated on a wooden folding chair. Height 16 1/4 inches seated. $200-400

early 20th century, having cord-wrapped ray skin grip with metal mounts and metal sheath, signed on the tang. Length of nagasa 25 3/4; length overall 39 1/2 inches. $400-600

886

894

892

893

164

ASIAN WORKS OF ART


892

A Group of Two Tsuba,

comprising one multi-metal inlaid example of two scholars reclining on a hillside under a tree before a magic tortoise, the other of bronze and stamped with 29, together with a brass belt buckle having multi-metal decoration of two figures wearing a tiger costume with another playing the flute, and an incised brass plaque. Width of first 2 7/8 inches. $500-700 893

A Japanese Lacquered Scroll Case,

of rectangular form, having gilt foliate decoration interspersed with geometric roundels, on a black ground. Length 15 3/4 inches. $600-800

897

894

A Group of Two Lacquered Inro,

the first having four compartments, with decoration of boys at play, having two-character signature and red seal mark on the underside, with a vasiform ojime, the second of lacquered wood having two compartments, with lacquered, pewter and motherof-pearl decoration of banana leaves and insects, unsigned, with a mixed metal ojime and a monkey netsuke. Height of taller 3 1/2 inches. $500-700 895

A Stag Antler Two-Part Pipe Case,

pierce carved with a decoration of a flowering branch, with seal mark carved on the body and inscription on the lid, having a cord hole formed by the branch at the top. Length overall 9 inches. $400-600

898

896

896

A Stag Antler Pipe Case,

the carved decoration of a standing fisherman with his catch, with two-character inscription and seal mark, with a cord hole formed at the top amongst clouds and pine branches. Length 7 1/2 inches. $400-600

895

897

A Boxwood Netsuke,

depicting two boys, one with a lion’s head mask, the other playing a drum and having inlaid hair knots, the underside having himotoshi next to a signature cartouche with two characters. Height 1 5/8 inches. Property from a Private West Michigan Collector $300-500 898

A Group of Three Manju Netsuke,

one of a pierce carved stag antler depicting a figure holding a lotus blossom, one of ivory carved with a figure of a woman, and one of ivory pierce carved depicting fishermen. Width of widest 2 inches. $300-500

899

899

A Group of Two Stag Antler Handles,

one depicting an octopus atop a barnacle covered post, with carved red seal mark to base, the other of an orangutan holding a persimmon and seated atop a tree trunk. Height of taller 5 1/4 inches. $300-500 165


902 903

900

902

A Group of Two Stag Antler Handles,

A Japanese Iron and Bronze Wine Pot,

one depicting a westerner wearing a wide-brimmed hat with a flowing beard, the other depicting a monkey collecting fruit with pierce carving throughout of birds and foliage. Height of taller 4 3/4 inches. $300-500 901

A Group of Three Japanese Silver and Komai Style Cigarette Cases,

the komai style case having inset mixed metal depicting Mount Fuji, the interior marked K.Z. K24, the larger silver case having mixed metal inlay with a scene of a geisha next to a bay, having two characters inscribed on the back with a mirrored image on the interior and stamped Sterling Silver 950, the smaller silver case carved with a similar scene stamped on the back with three characters and marked Sterling Silver on the interior; approximate weight of silver cases 3.98 ozt and 2.46 ozt. Width of first 4 3/4 inches. $400-600

166

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

of naturalistic form throughout the main body depicting a landscape, having signature on the lid. Height 8 inches. $500-700 903

A Japanese Patinated Bronze Vase,

Meiji period, of baluster form with raised decoration of a kingfisher flying below a blossoming iris, having colored patina to the decoration. Height 14 inches. $600-800 904

A Japanese Bronze Vase,

Meiji period, of baluster form with flared neck flanked by two beast form handles, the main body having raised decoration of sinuous dragons, with a splayed foot decorated with turtles. Height 18 1/2 inches. $500-700

904


905

A Pair of Japanese Bronze Figures,

depicting a youth with a fan and a youth with a plate, each standing atop a rocky naturalistic base and raised on five short legs. Height of taller 10 1/8 inches. $300-500 906

No Lot 907

A Pair of Japanese CloisonnĂŠ Vases,

909

decorated with apple blossoms upon a silver foil backed blue reserve, having two-character mark within a leaf form cartouche on the underside. Height 7 1/2 inches. $300-500 908

A Group of Three CloisonnĂŠ Vases,

the first of baluster form with polychrome decoration of butterflies atop a black reserve, another of baluster form depicting koi fish amongst lotus leaves and atop a silver foil reserve in the form of waves, bearing a leaf form mark on the underside and another baluster form example depicting a flowering iris atop a blue and silver foil reserve, bearing a stamp on the underside. Height of tallest 5 inches. $600-800 909

A Pair of Japanese CloisonnĂŠ Chargers,

depicting cranes in flight atop a blue reserve. Diameter 14 1/2 inches. $300-500

908

901

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910

912

A Group of Three Pigeon Blood CloisonnĂŠ Vases,

A Japanese Porcelain Baluster Vase,

with flowering trees upon a reserve of pigeon blood colored reserve, stamped Yamamoto, together with a pair of baluster vases depicting birds perched atop flowering trees. Height 7 1/4 inches. $300-500

having underglaze blue decoration throughout, with iron red wash and gilt highlights, having two main cartouches containing foliate scenes, the neck having two rondels showing a leaping rabbit, unsigned. Height 18 1/2 inches. $300-500

911

913

A Set of Plique De Jour Articles,

A Japanese Satsuma Vase,

comprising a bowl and two vases, each having a fitted hardwood stand. Width of widest 6 inches. $400-600

914

168

ASIAN WORKS OF ART

of elongated tapering form, having a gilt everted rim and foot ring, decorated with wisteria, bearing a rubbed gilt mark on the underside, raised upon a fitted conforming hardwood stand. Height 9 5/8 inches. $200-400

913

912


915 910

914

A Japanese Satsuma Vase,

of bulbous form, having enameled decoration depicting woven bamboo, with playing fu dogs throughout, having pierced chrysanthemum style handles and raised on three squat scrolling feet, bearing iron red mark on the underside, Diyo sticker. Height 5 1/2 inches. $200-400 915

A Japanese Satsuma Cricket Cage,

having an arched handle with pierced lid and walls in a basket motif, with gilt inscription on the side. Height over handle 6 1/2 inches. $150-250 916

A Japanese Iron Signal Cannon,

of cylindrical form having a single character mark on the top of the barrel, raised on two iron wheels. Length 10 1/2 inches. $100-200 917

A Wood Carved Inro with Compass,

919

the case carved with a scene of animals in a forest, the removable compass having a ring of carved characters around the outer edge. Length 1 3/4 x width 1 3/8 x depth 5/8 inches. $80-120 918

A Group of Japanese Silver Coin Inset Articles,

comprising two dishes and two lidded snuff boxes, each marked Silver or Sterling. Width of widest 3 3/4 inches. $100-200 919

A Japanese Silver Mounted Carnelian Matchstrike, Yamanaka,

918

the lidded matchstrike having a silver collar and pierced rectangular foot, the body with relief carving throughout of a flowering peony with birds, having maker’s mark to the underside. Height overall 4 1/2 inches. $200-400

169


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Bidding generally opens at half the low estimate and advances in the following order, although the auctioneer may vary the bidding increments during the course of the auction. The normal bidding increments are: $0-$200 $200-$500 $500-$1,000 $1,000-$2,000 $2,000-$5,000 $5,000-$10,000 $10,000-$20,000 $20,000-$50,000 $50,000-$100,000 $100,000-$200,000 Over $200,000

$10 $25 $50 $100 $200 $500 $1,000 $2,000 $5,000 $10,000 Auctioneer’s discretion

In-House Bidding Live bidding at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. is by paddle only. Please register for a paddle at the entrance of the sales room. If you are the successful bidder, your paddle number and the hammer price will be announced by the auctioneer. Online Bidding Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. allows absentee and live bidding through our website at www.lesliehindman.com as well as absentee and live bidding through third party online bidding providers which vary by sale. For more information regarding online bidding please visit our website at www.lesliehindman.com. Absentee Bidding If you are unable to attend an auction, you may use the absentee bid form provided at the back of this catalogue. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. will exercise written order bids and telephone bids at no additional charge. Lots will always be sold as inexpensively as is allowed other bids and reserves as are on our books or bids executed in competition from the audience.

Conditions of Sale Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. encourages all prospective buyers to read the Conditions of Sale printed in this catalogue.

Tax Exempt Notice Lots marked with an asterisk (*) are tax exempt as permitted by law.

Exhibitions Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. recommends that all prospective buyers attend the pre-sale exhibition prior to the auction. Staff members are available at our pre-sale exhibitions to advise prospective buyers on particular objects or on any aspect of the bidding process.

Driving Directions/Parking

Estimates Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. provides catalogue descriptions and pre-auction estimates for each lot included in the sale. These estimates are a guide for prospective bidders. They are not definitive. All pre-sale estimates are subject to revision. Condition Reports We are happy to provide a condition report for lots with a low estimate of $300 and above. Nevertheless, intending buyers are reminded that condition reports are statements of our opinion only, and that each lot is sold “AS IS,” per our Conditions of Sale, as outlined in the back of this catalogue. All lots should be viewed personally by prospective buyers or their agents to evaluate the condition of the property offered for sale due to the highly subjective nature of condition reports. Bidding at Auction The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will be the purchaser. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer agrees to pay Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. a buyer’s premium as well as any applicable taxes.

From the WEST: Take I-290 east. Take the Paulina Street/Ashland Boulevard exit 28B. Stay straight to go onto West Congress Parkway. Turn left onto South Paulina Street. Take a slight right onto West Ogden Avenue. Turn right onto West Lake Street. Building will be on the left side at 1338 West Lake Street. From the NORTH/NORTHWEST: Take I-90/I-94 east toward Chicago. Take the Ogden Avenue exit 50A. Stay straight to go onto North Racine Avenue. Turn right onto West Lake Street. Building will be on the right side at 1338 West Lake Street. From the SOUTHWEST: Take I-55 north. Exit 292A I-90/I-94 W Wisconsin Follow I-90/I-94 W Wisconsin to the Lake Street exit 51A. Turn left onto West Lake Street. Building will be on the right side at 1338 West Lake Street. From the SOUTH/SOUTHEAST: Take I-90/I-94 west Follow I-90/I-94 W via the exit on the left toward Chicago Loop. Take the Lake Street exit 51A and turn left onto West Lake Street. Building will be on the right side at 1338 West Lake Street. Parking: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. has a private parking lot located on Ada Street, diagonally across the steet from our entrance.

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Conditions of Sale LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS, INC. AS AGENT The lots listed in this catalogue will be offered by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. as owner or as agent for consignor(s) subject to the following terms and conditions. By bidding at auction you agree to be bound by these Conditions of Sale.

BEFORE THE SALE Prospective buyers are strongly advised to personally examine any property in which they are interested before the auction takes place. Condition reports are usually available on request, on lots with a low estimate of $300 and above. All lots are sold “AS IS” and without recourse and neither Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. nor its consignor(s) makes any warranties or representations, express or implied with respect to such lots. Neither Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. nor its consignor(s) makes any express or implied warranty or representation of any kind or nature with respect to merchantability, fitness for purpose, correctness of the catalogue or other description of the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, medium, material, genuineness, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, exhibitions, literature or historical significance of any lot sold. The absence of any reference to the condition of a lot does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. No statement, whether written or oral, and whether made in the catalogue, or in supplements to the catalogue, an advertisement, a bill of sale, a salesroom posting or announcement, the remarks of an auctioneer, or otherwise, shall be deemed to create any warranty, representation or assumption of liability. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. and its consignor(s) make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in the catalogue.

AT THE SALE Refusal of Admission Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. has the right, at our complete discretion, to refuse admission to the premises or participation in any auction and to reject any bid. Registration before Bidding A prospective buyer must complete and sign a registration form and provide identification before bidding. We may require bank or other financial references. Bidding as Principal When making a bid, a bidder is accepting personal liability to pay the purchase price, including the buyer’s premium, all applicable taxes and all other applicable charges, unless it has been explicitly agreed upon in writing with Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. before the commencement of the sale that the bidder is acting as agent on behalf of an identified third party acceptable to Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc., and that Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. will only look to the principal for payment. Absentee Bids We will use reasonable efforts to carry out written bids given to us at least 24 hours prior to the sale for the convenience of clients who are not present at the auction in person, by an agent or by telephone. Bids must be placed in U.S. dollars. If we receive written bids on a particular lot for identical amounts, and these are the highest bids on the lot at the auction, it will be sold to the person whose written bid was received and accepted first. Execution of written bids is a free service undertaken subject to other commitments at the time of the sale and we do not accept liability for failing to execute a written bid or for errors and omissions in connection with the written bid. Telephone Bids On lots with a low estimate of $300 and above and if a prospective buyer makes arrangements with us prior to the commencement of the sale we will use reasonable efforts to contact them to enable them to participate in the bidding by telephone and we do not accept liability for failure to do so or for errors and omissions in connection with telephone bidding.

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Online Bids We will use reasonable efforts to carry out online bids and do not accept liability for equipment failure, inability to access the Internet or software malfunctions related to the execution of online bids. Reserves Some lots in the sale are subject to a reserve which is the confidential minimum price below which such lot will not be sold. The reserve will not exceed the low estimate of the lot. Reserves are agreed upon with consignors or, in the absence thereof, the absolute discretion of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. The auctioneer may open the bidding on any lot below the reserve by placing a bid on behalf of the seller. The auctioneer may continue to bid on behalf of the seller up to the amount of the reserve, either by placing consecutive bids or by placing bids in response to other bidders. With respect to lots that are offered without reserve, unless there are already competing bids, the auctioneer, in his or her discretion, will generally open the bidding at half of the low estimate for the lot. In the absence of a bid at that level, the auctioneer may proceed backwards at his or her discretion until a bid is recognized, and then continue up from that amount. Auctioneer’s Discretion The auctioneer has the right at his or her absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as he or she may decide, to withdraw any lot, and in the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to continue the bidding, to cancel the sale or to reoffer and resell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive. Successful Bid The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will be the purchaser. In the case of a tie bid, the winning bidder will determined by the auctioneer at his or her sole discretion. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer has final discretion to determine the successful bidder or to reoffer the lot in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, the Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. sale record shall be conclusive. Title passes upon the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer to the highest acknowledged bidder subject to the Conditions of Sale set forth herein, and the bidder assumes full risk and responsibility.

AFTER THE SALE Buyer’s Premium In addition to the hammer price, the buyer agrees to pay Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. a buyer’s premium and the applicable sales tax added to the final total. HAMMER PRICE/BUYER’SPREMIUM First Portion from Portion from Bidding Option $0-$200,000 $200,001-500,000 $500,001 and above In-house 22% 20% 12% lesliehindman.com 22% 20% 12% liveauctioneers.com 24% 22% 14% Payment The buyer must pay the entire amount due (including the hammer price, buyer’s premium, all applicable taxes and other charges) no later than 5 p.m. on the seventh (7) business day following the sale. Payment in U.S. dollars may be made with cash; bank check or cashier’s check drawn on a U.S. bank; money order; or wire transfer unless other arrangements are made with Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. a handling charge of $50 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Tax Exempt Notice Lots marked with an asterisk (*) are tax exempt as permitted by law.


Packing and Shipping If your bid is successful, we can provide you with a list of shippers. We will not be responsible for the acts or omissions of carriers or packers whether or not recommended by us. Property will not be released to the shipper without the buyer’s written consent and until payment has been made in full. Packing and handling of purchased lots by us is at the entire risk of the purchaser, and Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. will have no liability of any loss or damage to such items. Non Payment If we do not receive payment in full, in good cleared funds, within seven (7) business days following the sale, we are entitled in our absolute discretion to exercise one or more of the following measures, in addition to any additional actions available to us by law: a.) to impose a late charge of one and a half percent (1.5%) per thirty (30) days of the total purchase price b.) to hold the defaulting buyer liable for the total amount due and to begin legal proceedings for its recovery together with interest, legal fees and costs to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law c.) to cancel the sale d.) to resell the property publicly or privately with such terms as we find appropriate, to resell the property at public auction without reserve, and with the purchaser liable for any deficiency, cost, including handling charges, the expenses of both sales, our commission on both sales at our regular rate, all other charges due hereunder and incidental damages. In addition, a defaulting purchaser will be deemed to have granted us a security interest in, and we may retain as collateral security for such purchaser’s obligations to us, any property in our possession owned by such purchaser. At our option, payment will not be deemed to have been made in full until we have collected funds represented by checks, or in the case of bank or cashier’s checks, we have confirmed their authenticity. e.) to offset against any amount owed f.) to not allow any bids at any upcoming auction by or on behalf of the buyer g.) to take other action as we find necessary or appropriate

Failure to Collect Purchases If property is not picked up within seven (7) business days following the sale, whether or not payment has been made, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. reserves the right to charge $5 per lot per day or to deliver said property to a public warehouse for storage at the purchaser’s expense. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage to property left on its premises for more than seven (7) business days following the sale. In addition, we reserve the right to impose a late charge of one and a half percent (1.5%) per month of the total purchase price if payment is not made in accordance with the conditions set forth herein. For property that is not picked up after thirty (30) calendar days, an additional administration fee of $75 will be charged. Property which is paid for but left on our premises for any reason in excess of sixty (60) calendar days is subject to sale by us with the balance of any funds recovered in excess of storage charges and any other fees being remitted to you.

LIABILITY Condition Reports Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. is not responsible for the correctness of any statement of any kind concerning any lot, whether written or oral, nor for any other errors or omissions in description or for any faults or defects in any lot. Neither the seller, ourselves, our officers, employees or agents, give any representation, warranty or guarantee or assume any liability of any kind in respect of any lot with regard to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, description, size, quality, condition, attribution, authenticity, rarity, importance, medium, provenance, exhibition history, literature or historical relevance. Except as required by local law any warranty of any kind whatsoever is excluded by this paragraph. Purchased Lots If for any reason a purchased lot cannot be delivered in the same condition as at the time of sale, or should any purchased lot be stolen, mis-delivered or lost prior to delivery, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. shall not be liable for any amount in excess of that paid by the purchaser. Legal Ramifications The rights and obligations of the parties with respect to these Conditions of Sale, the conduct of the auction and any matters connected with any of the foregoing shall be governed and interpreted by the laws of the jurisdiction in Illinois. If any part of these Conditions of Sale is found by any court to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that part shall be discounted and the rest of the conditions shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law. Discretion Any and all of the conditions may be waived or modified in the sole discretion of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 1209

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Collecting Purchases Once Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. has received all funds due to us, the buyer shall collect purchased lots within seven (7) business days from the date of the sale.

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LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS, INC. 作為賣家之代理人。

本圖錄說明的拍賣物品是本公司所有的,或是賣家委託本公司進行拍賣的物品。 凡參加本公司展示的文物,藝術品等收藏品的拍賣活動者,應依照本規則進行。 競買人參加本公司拍賣活動,作出了競投,均等於同意本拍賣規則。 拍賣前 本公司鄭重建議,競投人應於拍賣進行之前親自鑑定拍賣之物品。 本公司於目 錄或鑑定意見書中對任何拍賣品之作者、來歷、日期、年代、尺寸、材質、歸 屬、真實性、出處、保存狀況或估計售價之陳述、或另行對此等方面之口頭或書 面陳述、純屬意見之陳述、不應作為確實事實之陳述。 本公司及其工作人員或 其代理人對拍賣標的任何說明中引述之出版目錄僅供競買人参考。本公司不提供 著錄書刊等資料之原件或复印件,并保留修訂引述說明的權利。 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc., 及賣家不陳述買家取得拍賣物品圖片版權,而且本公司保留圖 錄所擁有的著作版權。 拍賣時 拒絕入場 本公司有權拒絕任何人進入拍賣現場,或拒絕任何人參加本公司的拍賣活動, 或拒絕任何競投。 拍賣前登記 準買家在作出競投前,必須填妥及簽署登記表格,並提供身分證明。準買家應 注意,本公司亦有權要求對買家作出信用核查,亦有權對買家收取一定成數之 保證金。

買家支付之服務費 買家除支付落槌價外,另須支付本公司服務費以及稅費。 落槌/買家傭金 $0-$200,000 $200,001-500,000 出價方式 的部分 的部分 In-house 22% 20% lesliehindman.com 22% 20% liveauctioneers.com 24% 22% the-saleroom.com 24% 22% antiqueweek.com 24% 22%

$500,001 以上 的部分 12% 12% 14% 14% 14%

付款時間 買方須自拍賣成交日起7日內向 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 公司一次性支 付 (包括落槌價、傭金、 稅費、出境鑒定費用、以及其它各項費用)。支付時可 用私人支票、現金、美國銀行本票、匯票、其它付款方法應預先於本公司洽談。 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 保留權力等支票兌現後交付買受人所購得之物 品。 如支票無法兌現,買受人應付本公司$50的服務費。 注意免稅 有 * 的競投之物品法律規定免稅。 領取競投之物品 買受人向 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 付清購買價款以及資金清算了須在拍 賣成交日起7日內領取拍賣標的。

以當事人身份競買 除非某競投者在拍賣日前向本公司出具書面證明并經本公司書面認可,表明其 身份是某買家的代理人,否則每名競投者均被視為買家而須承擔所有個人法律 責任。

包裝及搬運 若您競投成功,本公司可推薦包裝公司及搬運公司。對於本公司向買受人推薦的 包裝公司及搬運公司所造成的一切錯誤、遺漏、損壞或滅失,本公司亦不承担責 任。本公司不釋放未付清以及未經買受人書面授權搬運公司可領取的競投之物。

委託競投 書面競投且經本公司確認,本公司將會盡力代其競投。書面競投應拍賣24小時前 登記,由當事人或代理人在現場,或經電話傳真送達書面競投應用美金登記。若 某一拍賣品收到多個委託競投之相同競投價時,而此等競投價乃該拍賣品之最高 競投價,則該拍賣品將歸為其委託競投書最先送達本公司之人。除非在競投時有 其它委託,此項書面競投的執行是本公司的免費服務。本公司不會對未能執行之 書面競投, 或在當中出現任何錯誤或遺漏負任何責任。

不付款 如買家未在7天內付款,本公司即有權行使下述一項或多項權利或補救辦法:

電話競投 若競投者對底價$300以上的拍賣品感興趣時,應於拍賣前與本公司完成委託競 投的相關作業,本公司將會盡力聯絡競投者,使其能以電話參與競投,但在任何 情況下,若未能聯絡上時,本公司對賣家或任何競投者均不負任何責任。

c.) 交易取消

網路上競投 本公司將會盡力執行網路上的競投。若是技術故障,無法上網,或者軟體故障而 出現任何錯誤或競投遺漏,本公司將不負任何責任。 保留價 若拍賣品有保留價,保留價指保密的不得以低於拍賣底價的價格。 保留價不 會超過競投之物品的低價。保留價預先與出賣人已說明,或由 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 公司決定權。 拍賣官保留權力,任何競投之物品可於低於保留 價的價格開始接受競投,然後為出賣人繼續競標到保留價格。 無保留價的拍賣 品拍賣官通常自低價的一半價格開標,除非已有競標登記。 如無競標,拍賣官 保留權力降低開標價格。 拍賣官之決定權 拍賣官具有絕對決定權,亦即有權拒絕任何競投、以其決定之方式推動出價、將 任何兩件或多件拍賣推動出價、將任何拍賣品撤回或分批、將任何兩件或多件拍 賣品合併,假如遇有誤差或爭議,將拍賣品重新拍賣。若在拍賣後有任何爭議, 將會以本公司的拍賣紀錄為依歸。 成功競投 在拍賣官之決定權下,下槌即顯示對最高競投價之接受,亦即為賣家與買家之成 功拍賣合約之訂立,即表明競投人成為拍賣標的的買受人。若有競投人之間爭 議,成功競投者由拍賣官決定,或拍賣官有權力重新拍賣有爭議的競投之物品。 若拍賣發生爭議時將以公司的拍賣紀錄為依歸。拍賣官落槌時所���權和風險責任 均轉移到買家。

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a.) 每30天按日收取依賣價(含佣金)1.5% 計算之違約金 b.) 對買受人提起訴訟,要求賠償本公司因其違約造成的一切損失,包括因買受 人遲付或拒付款項造成的利息損失

d.) 再行拍賣或以其它方式出售該拍賣標的。原買受人除應當支付第一次拍賣中 買受人及委托人應當支付的佣金及其它各項費用並承担再次拍賣或以其它方式出 售該拍賣品所有費用外,若再行拍賣或以其它方式出售該拍賣標的所得的價款低 于原拍賣價款的,原買受人應當補足差額。此外,留置本公司向同一買受人任何 拍賣標的,以及因任何原因由本公司占有該買受人的任何其它財產或財產權利, 留置期間發生的一切費用及/或風險均由買受人承担。若買受人未能在本公司指 定時間内履行其全部相關義務,則本公司有權留置拍賣物。若處分留置拍賣物的 所得不足抵償買受人應付本公司全部款項時,本公司有權另行追索。 e.) 本公司有權另行追索任何費用 f.) 從此不接受原買受人的競投 g.) 任何本公司視爲適當的行為 未領取之已購拍賣品補救辦法 若已購得之拍賣品未能在成功拍賣7天內領取,不論是否已付款,本公司有權按 日收取依賣價(含佣金)每日$5計算之違約金,或將安排貯存事宜,費用由買 家承擔。關於未能在成功拍賣7天內領取的拍賣品, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 不承担損壞或減失的責任。此外,若沒有按造此規則付款本公司有權按月收 取依賣價(含佣金)1.5% 計算之違約金。未能在成功拍賣30天內領取的拍賣品此 外會造成$75的手續費。已付款而60天內未領取的拍賣品本公司有權以公開拍賣 或其它本公司認為合適的方式及條件出售該拍賣標的,處置所得在扣除本公司因 此產生之全部保管費,其它非等候,若有餘款,則由買受人自行取回。


負債 拍賣品狀態說明 出賣人、本公司員工、代理人等的意見對任何拍賣品之作者、來歷、日期、年 代、尺寸、材質、歸屬、真實性、出處、保存狀況或估計售價之陳述、或另行對 此等方面之口頭或書面陳述、均僅屬意見之陳述,不應依據為確實事實之陳述。 本公司及其工作人員或其代理人所作的介紹及評論、純屬参考意見,不能構成對 拍賣品的任何保證。本公司及其工作人員或其代理人亦毋需對上述之介紹及評論 中的不準確或遺漏之處負責。 已購得之拍賣品 若有已購得之拍賣品無法以拍賣時一樣的狀況搬運、或未領取以購得之拍賣品被 偷、發生搬運錯誤、以及遺失、 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 不負擔所造成 的費用。 本公司之法律責任 本拍賣規則依據伊利諾州法律規限公司,本拍賣規則之解釋與效力均適用伊利諾 州法律。為本公司之利益而言,買賣家須服從伊利諾州地區法院之排他性管轄 權。若此拍賣規則涵蓋違法之條文,違法之條文應捨去,但其它合法之條文則繼 續執行。 修改权 本規則的修改權屬於本公司,Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 有權隨時對本規則 依法進行修改。

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語言文本 本規則以英文為標準文本,中文文本為参考文本。中文文本如與英文文本有任何 不一致之處,以英文文本為準。

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