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Asian Works of Art Sale 2751B

September 17, 2014

Boston


Asian Works of Art


Specialists

Judith Dowling

Helen Eagles

Suhyung Kim

Department Director 508.970.3255

508.970.3132

508.970.3274

Department Inquiries: 508.970.3263

Auction Information Auction 2751B

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Table of Contents 1

Auction & Specialist Information

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Web Site & Online Bidding

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Glossary of Terms

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Lots 1-168

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Conditions of Sale

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Absentee Bid Form

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Company Directors & Specialty Departments

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Administrative Staff & Client Services

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Map & Driving Directions

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Glossary of Terms All items in this catalogue are described according to the following table of terminology. Please note that all statements in this catalogue as to Authorship, Period, and Origin, are qualified statements subject to the Conditions of Sale.

Authorship will be described in the following ways: John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, the work is by the artist. Attributed to John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, the work may be ascribed to the artist on the basis of style, but leaves some question as to actual authorship. School of John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, a work of an unknown follower executed in the style of the artist and contemporary in period. Manner of John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, a work executed in the style of the artist by an unknown hand and probably from a later period. After John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, an intended copy of the work of the artist. American School, 19th Century In our judgment, the work of an unknown hand that can only be identified as to period and culture.

Other terms: Bears signature In our judgment, the signature not of the artist. This term is generally used separately, or together with a description of the work as “attributed to,” “school of,” “manner of,” or “after” the artist.

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1 CloisonnÊ Snuff Bottle with Shishi Lions, China, Qing dynasty, elongated pear-shape with slightly flattened body, round mouth rim, and short oviform foot, decorated with a lion’s head with a ring in its mouth on both shoulders, each side of the body decorated with a pair of shishi lions in various colors and tones of enamels on a white ground filled with ruyi scrolls in light blue, a pendant lappet with ruyi mushroom and lotus flower design to the neck and an upright lotus leaf lappet near the foot, the domed cover decorated with a flowerhead in the center, four-character Qianlong mark incised to base, ht. 3 3/8 in. $3,000-5,000

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2 Yellow Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, Qing dynasty, the flattened ovoid form on a raised oval foot, with a single turquoise overlay, carved to depict Liu Hai standing on a three-legged toad, holding a lotus branch above his head, the reverse carved with a man and boy holding plants, ruyi-head handles, pale blue Peking glass stopper, ht. 2 1/2 in. $500-700

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3 Agate Snuff Bottle with Figures, China, 18th/19th century, flattened oviform, slightly widening at the neck, well-hollowed, decorated with five Daoist figures unrolling a scroll under an old pine tree, carved in high relief using the stone’s black and russet elements against the stone’s brownish gray body, the metal stopper with double twisted line design, topped with a domed coral inset, ht. 3 3/8 in. $800-1,000

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4 Polychrome Enameled Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Landscapes, China, late Qing dynasty or Republic Period, six-sided oviform with flared mouth and straight foot, the body decorated with six landscapes in pink, blue, and polychrome enamels in six reserves defined by six vertical gilt borders, between two stylized ruyi lappets, the stopper decorated with a single chrysanthemum in underglaze blue, the neck and foot with a beaded band in overglaze pink, the upper shoulder with a crosshatched band in overglaze pink, gilt mouth rim and foot ring, four-character Qianlong mark in underglaze blue to recessed base, ht. 3 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

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5 Cinnabar Snuff Bottle with a Landscape, China, 18th/19th century, flattened oval form with straight neck, resting on a short elongated oval foot, carved in high relief with a continuous Daoist landscape against a trellis ground, one side with two figures in a pavilion, the other with a figure at a desk, the neck encircled with a floral design between two plain bands, the metal stopper surmounted with a domed green stone, ht. 3 in. $1,000-1,200

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6 Crystal Snuff Bottle with a Landscape, China, 18th/19th century, slightly flattened ovoid form with straight neck, well-hollowed, the body decorated with a continuous landscape of a boy standing on a bull on one side and a boy accompanied by an old man on the other, stained in black for an enhanced three-dimensional effect, metal stopper with domed coral inset, ht. 3 1/8 in. $1,500-2,000

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7 Red/brown Amber Snuff Bottle with Dragons, China, 18th/19th century, oviform, resting on four animal-head feet, two loops at the shoulder, well-hollowed, decorated with two swirling dragons chasing a flaming pearl amongst ruyi clouds in high relief, incised details, the carved stopper with a coiled dragon above ruyi clouds, the translucent amber with spotty opaque yellow inclusions, ht. 3 3/8 in. $800-1,000

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8 Canton Enamel Snuff Bottle with a Boy and Ox, China, 18th/19th century, flattened round form resting on an oval foot, depicting a boy taming a bird with an ox seated nearby on one side, and a boy playing the flute riding on an ox on the other, both in a floral reserve against a yellow border with floral and foliate scroll decorations, two double lines near mouth rim and foot, the domed stopper with a flower head surrounded with four double-leaf motifs, four-character Qianlong mark in overglaze blue to white enameled base, ht. 3 1/8, wd. 2 1/2 in. $1,200-1,500

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9 Puddingstone Snuff Bottle with Agate Stopper, China, flattened oval form with straight neck, a pebble conglomerate of light brown pastel tone on a chocolate ground, also with some formless translucent to white inclusions, giving the effect of blossoming flowers, the domed gray agate stopper with a lotus knob mounted on a black collar, the agate with hints of russet markings, ht. 3 1/8 in. $500-700 10 Famille Rose Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 18th/19th century, flattened rectangular shape rounded to make a straight neck and short foot, depicting an illustrated story of Liu Hai dancing with gold coins on a string to catch a poisonous three-legged toad on one side, calligraphy on the other, jade stopper with tortoiseshell spoon, four-character “Shendetang zhi” (the palace name of Daoguang emperor) mark in overglaze iron red to base, ht. 3 in. $2,000-3,000

11 Suzhou-style Agate Snuff Bottle, China, flattened oval form with straight neck, wellhollowed, depicting a story of Liu Hai dancing with gold coins on a string to catch a threelegged toad along with a bat, incorporating the stone’s natural dark brown markings in high relief on the yellowish gray stone with streaked and spotted inclusions, the domed stopper with yellow to red/brown striations mounted on a black collar with a bone spoon, ht. 2 5/8 in. $500-700 12 Jade Snuff Bottle with Laozi, China, globular, with one side slightly flattened, straight neck, depicting Laozi with an ox against a mountainous landscape with pines and rocks in high relief, incised details, dark to light gray stone with inclusions, brown agate domed stopper on a black collar, ht. 2 5/8 in. $300-500

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13 Double-overlay Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, Qing dynasty, the flattened ovoid form on a raised oval foot, the milky white glass overlaid with pink and white, carved to depict a Luohan on either side, metal filigree stopper inlaid with red and green glass stones, with metal spoon, carved with several marks and seals including a four-character Qianlong mark, ht. 2 7/8 in. $500-700

15 Red Amber Basketweave Snuff Bottle, China, 18th/19th century, oviform, with straight neck and flat foot, translucent reddish brown amber with brown spots and black to brown inclusions, with basketweave decoration carved between two combpatterned bands near mouth and foot, the horn stopper surmounted with a domed transparent aqua blue stone, ht. 2 5/8 in. $800-1,000

14 Crystal Snuff Bottle with Taotie Masks, China, 18th/19th century, flattened round form with straight neck and rounded oval foot, the transparent stone with white streaks well-hollowed, each side decorated with taotie mask and scrolls in low relief, the domed stopper with a lotus-bud knob, ht. 3 1/4 in. $700-900

16 Jade Snuff Bottle with Phoenix and Dragon, China, 18th/19th century, flattened round form with slightly flared neck, decorated on one side with a phoenix and a dragon facing each other, in high relief using the jade’s natural russet markings, the plain side of the gray/green stone with apple green streaks and white to gray inclusions, the turquoise blue stopper with a domed coral inset, ht. 2 1/8 in. $800-1,000

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17 CloisonnĂŠ Snuff Bottle with Dragon and Phoenix, China, Qing dynasty, rectangular with flattened sides, straight round neck, and short rounded rectangular foot, gilt edges and rims, the body decorated with a dragon on one side and a phoenix on the other on a dark blue ground, the neck, narrow sides, shoulder, and underside with lotus scroll designs, the domed stopper with a single lotus flower head with foliate scrolls, four-character Qianlong mark incised to base, ht. 2 3/4 in. $800-1,000

19 Canton Enamel Double Snuff Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, oviform jar-shape with waisted neck, depicting a European woman with a boy in a floral reserve against a crimson ground with stylized floral motifs on both sides, the neck encircled with a band of foliate scrolls and a lotus lappet, the domed stopper with a flowerhead encircled with a lappet border, four-character Qianlong mark in overglaze blue on two white enameled bases, ht. 2 5/8, wd. 2 5/8 in. $800-1,000

18 Soapstone Snuff Bottle with a Figure, China, 19th century, pebble-form, carved to depict a seated figure using the stone’s russet markings, with incised facial features, translucent yellow stone with white inclusions, the domed persimmon stopper with light blue collar, lg. 2 5/8 in. $700-900

20 Agate Snuff Bottle with Metalwork Stopper, China, flattened round form with slightly widening neck, resting on a flat elongated oval foot, well-hollowed, brown/gray stone with distinctive markings similar to ink wash brushwork in black to brown tones, the stopper with two bands of chainwork and a domed brass top, ht. 2 3/4 in. $800-1,000

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21 Enameled Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Plum Blossoms, China, Qing dynasty, rounded pear-shape with gently waisted neck and foot, slightly flattened, the body decorated in underglaze polychrome enamels, each side with a plum branch with flowerheads within a white medallion, the shoulder to sides with stylized flowerheads and floral scrolls on a yellow ground, the domed metal cover enameled with a flowerhead surrounded with a lotus leaf lappet, the neck encircled with a double lotus-leaf border in underglaze blue, the oval metal foot with a band of foliate scrolls in overglaze blue, four-character Qianlong mark to white enameled base, ht. 2 3/8 in. $2,000-3,000


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22 Agate Snuff Bottle with Coral Stopper, China, the flattened polygon with slanted shoulder and slightly widening neck, resting on an elongated oval foot, decorated with an animal head mask to its two narrow sides, translucent celadon green stone with distinctive streaks in russet to dark brown, the silver stopper with metal collar and domed coral top, ht. 3 1/8 in. $700-900 23 Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, milky white glass, the irregular flattened round form enameled with six gourds hanging on a vine, leaves, and butterflies, decorated with a ruyi-head and lotus petal border at the neck, labradorite stopper with a silver collar, Guyue Xuan mark on base, ht. 3 in. $500-700

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24 Crystal Snuff Bottle with Interior Painting and Calligraphy, China, early 20th century, flattened rectangular form with rounded corners and straight neck, resting on a raised oval foot, decorated on one side with a painting in the manner of Ding Erzhong (1868-1935) in colors and gold, depicting Shoulao riding on a deer and three boys holding a peach, a double gourd, and a staff, inscribed with date (1919) and signed with a seal, the other side with two dragons facing each other in gold and an inscription in the center reading “Zheng Xiaoxu [1860-1938] Daren Yashu,� all on a brown ground, the silver stopper in the shape of a floral pendant set with a circular labradorite, ht. 3 1/8 in. $1,200-1,800

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25 Jade Snuff Bottle with Corn Husks, China, 19th/20th century, flattened rectangular form with two dragon-head loop ears over the shoulder to the neck, the body encircled with a continuous row of corn stalks above stylized waves with ducks, all carved in high relief with incised details, ovoid jade stopper with a button-shape knob, translucent celadon stone with russet markings and gray inclusions, ht. 3 1/4 in. $800-1,000 26 Agate Snuff Bottle, China, flattened round form with straight neck, resting on a raised oval foot, well-hollowed, grayish brown stone with a three-color marbled blot in brown to white tones and two streaks in dark brown, russet agate stopper with a knob on a black collar, ht. 3 in. $500-700

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27 Soapstone Snuff Bottle with Figures, China, 18th/19th century, flattened rectangular form with rounded corners and slightly narrowing oval neck, resting on a short oval foot, decorated with a raised animal head on the two narrow sides, the two broader sides with Daoist immortals and a landscape with two figures, all in low relief on a recessed rectangular panel, the oval silver stopper with a domed amber inset, ht. 3 1/8 in. $800-1,000 28 Triple Overlay Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, Qing dynasty, flattened round form on a raised oval foot, the milky white glass decorated with a large central floral pattern, and mock handles, cloisonnĂŠ stopper with brass collar and brass spoon, four-character Qianlong mark on base, ht. 2 5/8 in. $800-1,000

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29 Sandwiched Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, Qing dynasty, the flattened oval form on a raised oval foot, the glass swirled in shades of brown to replicate agate, a single glass overlay carved with a crane standing on one leg perched on a pine branch on one side and a pair of auspicious peaches on the other, banded agate stopper, two- and threecharacter seals, ht. 2 7/8 in. $500-700

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30 Cameo Agate Snuff Bottle with a Boy, China, 18th/19th century, flattened round form with straight neck, resting on a short foot, decorated on one side with a boy holding a ruyi scepter on a caparisoned qilin in high relief over the stone’s natural russet markings, incised details, the red/brown stone with two white to gray geometric inclusions and a russet blot, the bronze stopper surmounted with dome-shaped coral glass, ht. 3 1/4 in. $800-1,000

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31 Turritella Agate Snuff Bottle with Turquoise Stopper, China, Qing dynasty, spherical, with slightly widening neck, resting on a raised oval foot, with spiral fossils in russet to brown and gray to white, the stopper top with blue to gray marbling, ht. 2 1/2 in. $700-900


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32 Snowflake Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, Qing dynasty, the flattened oval form on a flattened oval foot, double overlay red and white glass carved with lotus plants, ducks, and songbirds, dragon’s blood jasper stopper with brass collar and spoon, carved with four-character Qianlong seal and mark on side and base, ht. 2 5/8 in. $400-500

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33 Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, Qing dynasty, flattened round form on a raised green oval foot, egg-yolk yellow with a red glass overlay carved with a bat and boys holding peaches, red Peking glass stopper, brass collar, finial, and spoon, ht. 3 in. $400-500

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34 Agate Snuff Bottle with Horse and Monkey, China, Qing dynasty, flattened round form with rounded shoulder and straight neck, resting on an oval foot, the light gray stone with black and russet markings incorporated to depict a seated horse and a monkey under a pine tree on a rocky mountain in high relief, the plain side with darker gray to white striations and russet spots and streaks, the stopper with black collar and gray stone top with black to dark gray streaks, ht. 2 7/8 in. $2,000-3,000

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35 Agate Snuff Bottle with Jadeite Stopper, China, flattened rectangular form with rounded corners, resting on a raised oval foot, wellhollowed, decorated with raised animal heads on the narrow sides, grayish brown stone with markings similar to tiger skin, the cylindrical stopper with apple green spots, ht. 3 in. $800-1,000


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36 Pale Celadon Jade Snuff Bottle, China, in the form of a peacock’s tail or a fan, with a blue Peking glass stopper, brass collar and spoon, ht. 2 5/8 in. $800-1,000 37 Peking Glass Snuff Bottle Depicting Xuantong, China, early 20th century, flattened oval form on a raised oval foot, the interior reverse-painted showing the emperor as a youth, the reverse with descriptive calligraphy, signed and sealed “Ma Shaoxuan,” picture jasper stopper with brass collar and spoon, ht. 3 3/4 in. $1,000-2,000 38 Yellow Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, Qing dynasty, flattened ovoid form, the translucent yellow glass finely hollowed, on a raised oval foot, carved with mock handles, with a turquoise Peking glass stopper carved with flower petals, ht. 2 1/2 in. $300-500

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39 Banded Agate Snuff Bottle, China, Qing dynasty, flattened, rounded rectangular shape with straight neck, resting on an oval foot rim, transparent grayish stone with pink to deep purple stripes encircling the body at a ten degree angle, with the darkest stripe starting just below the rounded shoulder, the metal stopper surmounted with domed agate inset with a white line dividing brown from dark brown, ht. 3 in. $2,000-3,000 40 White Agate Snuff Bottle with Russet Goldfish, China, 19th/20th century, in the shape of a closed lotus flower above stylized water, with russet overlay carvings of three lotus stalks and two goldfish, the white stone with a hint of gray streaking to the plain side, with a domed plain russet stone stopper, ht. 2 7/8 in. $700-900

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41 Gourd Cricket Cage with Tortoiseshell and Jade Cover, China, Qing dynasty, short gourd-shaped cage resting on a separately carved wood four-legged stand, the gourd carved in low relief with a continuous landscape with mountains, trees, and a scholar riding on a donkey, the tiered wood cover with tortoiseshell face with two layers of openwork: the top in jade depicting an archaic-style chilong intermingled with scrolls, and the other in tortoiseshell with a shou character medallion, trace of a four-character Qianlong mark incised to tortoiseshell face, ht. 5 1/4 in. $800-1,000 42 Gourd Cricket Cage with Carved Gourd Cover, China, Qing dynasty, gourd-shaped cage with short flared neck, rosewood rim and cover, the gourd decorated with dragons amongst ruyi clouds, subtly incised and stained incorporating features of the gourd’s natural surface, the cover with a domeshaped carved gourd disk, decorated with an openwork landscape with figures, clouds, and mountains, with wood stand topped with a dish-shaped holder, ht. 6 1/2 in. $700-900

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43 Gourd Cricket Cage with Flowers and Rocks, China, 19th/20th century, long gourdshaped cage with slightly flared neck, the amber-colored gourd decorated with softly carved flowers, trees, and rocks incorporating natural surface irregularities, the double domeshaped wood cover with two openwork areas: the top with flowers and butterflies, and the other with trelliswork, with square wood stand, ht. 7 3/4 in. $700-900 44 Gourd Cricket Cage with Plum Branch, China, 19th/20th century, long gourd-shaped cage with carved flowering plum tree in low relief, the tiered wood top surmounted with a faux-tortoiseshell dome-shaped cover decorated with openwork flowers, leaves, and an insect, with square wood stand, ht. 6 3/8 in. $700-900


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45 Pottery Caparisoned Horse, China, Tang dynasty-style, the horse with one hoof raised in the air, wearing a richly ornamented harness and saddle, with traces of cream, red, green, gray, and black pigment, standing on a rhomboid pottery base, horse ht. 21, including base 23 1/2 in.

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Note: No technical examination done. $15,000-20,000 46 Pottery Horse and Rider, China, Tang dynasty-style, the rider with her hands folded across her chest, wearing a cream-glazed robe with unglazed face and legs, the horse decorated with ochre and yellow, ht. 16 in. Note: No technical examination done. $500-700 47 Pair of Pottery Ducks, China, Han dynastystyle, with expressive curved heads and resting on squared webbed feet, decorated with traces of red and white pigment, ht. 5 3/4 in. Note: No technical examination done. $300-500

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48 Green-glazed Pottery Tray, China, Han dynasty-style, of rectangular form with an everted rim, the sides decorated with cross-hatched designs, the top with incised geometric line patterns, resting on four horseform legs with hooves, glazed allover with a green lead glaze, 5 x 16 1/2 x 10 7/8 in.

49 Pottery Standing Ram, China, Tang dynastystyle, the horned ram standing on four legs attached to a rectangular base, traces of pale green and brown glaze, ht. 5 1/2 in. Note: No technical examination done. $700-900

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50 Pottery Caparisoned Mule, China, Tang dynasty-style, of finely modeled terra-cotta, with an expressive face and alert ears and an ornamented harness, traces of red, cream, and black pigment, ht. 16 in.

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Note: No technical examination done. $3,000-5,000 51 Painted Pottery Figure of Dancing Lady, China, Tang dynasty-style, depicting a court lady dancing with one arm up, wearing flowing robes with long sleeves, with double bun coiffeur, traces of paint remaining, on a wood stand, ht. 12 in. Note: No technical examination done. $800-1,000

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52 Painted Pottery Figure of Dancing Lady, China, Tang dynasty-style, depicting a court lady with double bun coiffeur wearing flowing robes with long sleeves, her left arm up and body slightly bending forward, traces of paint remaining, on a wood stand, ht. 12 in.

53 Green-glazed Pottery Well-head, China, Han dynasty-style, with three pottery birds perched on the roof and pulley, a band of incised geometric patterns adorning the exterior of the well, the interior and exterior glazed in green, ht. 10 in.

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54 Green-glazed Pottery Vase, China, Han dynasty-style, Hu-form, with a band of molded lions, horses, hunters, and other animals, and two taotie masks at the shoulders, overall green lead glaze, ht. 15 1/4 in.

55 Painted Pottery Cocoon Jar, China, Han dynasty-style, with a short, round neck with everted rim and recessed flared foot, the ovoid body painted with red and cream bands and scrolls, ht. 9 3/4 in.

Note: No technical examination done. $1,500-2,000

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56 Parcel-gilt Silver Lidded Tripod Jar, China, Tang dynasty, globular, with waisted neck and straight mouth, resting on three cabriole legs, decorated with waterfowl, birds, and flowers amongst floral and foliate scrolls, the cover slightly domed with a lotus-bud knob on the center encircled with palmette scrolls, all decorations in parcel-gilt, repoussé, and chasing on a stippled ground with punched rings, ht. 3 5/8, dia. 2 7/8 in. Note: For a similar example, see the “Lidded Tripod Jar with Flowers, Birds, and Clouds” in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. $1,200-1,500 57 Two Cast Iron Lion Attachments, China, possibly Tang dynasty, in the form of crouching guardian lions supporting a ring fixture, each modeled with individual features and expressions, on wood stands, ht. to 9 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $800-1,000

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58 Wood Carving of an Official, China, late Ming dynasty, seated in a dragon-inspired chair with four paw-shaped legs, dressed in an official’s robe and hat, both of his elbows raised, his hands in his lap, his feet on a footrest decorated with a carved dragon head, all resting on a plain two-tiered square pedestal, 19 3/8 x 10 x 10 in. $700-900

59 Carved Boxwood Figure of Li Tieguai, China, 19th century, one of the eight Daoist Immortals, depicted in contemplation and resting on a knotted crutch and holding a double gourd container, ht. 12 1/4 in. $700-900

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60 Bronze Covered Censer with Dragons, China, late Ming dynasty, rectangular form with flared sides and gilt rim, resting on four short bracket animal-mask feet, each side depicting numerous mythical animals amongst waves in fine low relief within a gilt border, two gilt mythical animal heads with loose rings to the narrow sides, the domed rectangular cover decorated with openwork dragons and a knob in the shape of a downturned rectangular lotus throne, with a sheng character, meaning “holy� in the gilt interior, six-character Xunade mark on base, 6 3/4 x 6 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. Provenance: Purchased from Richard B. Faber. $8,000-10,000

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61 Bronze Circular Censer, China, late Ming dynasty, compressed S-shape with flaring neck, resting on a short straight foot, decorated with two lion-head ears to shoulders, heavily cast, four-character “Chenqiaozhu zhi� mark impressed in a recessed square on base, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 7 1/8 in. $500-700 62 Bronze Figure of Liu Hai, China, Qing dynasty, the Daoist deity of wealth depicted standing on one leg, on top of a three-legged toad, juggling three coins on a chain above his head, some traces of pigment on his chest and clothing, ht. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $700-900

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63 Pair of Bronze Altar Vases, China, Qing dynasty, square gu form with squared dragonhead handles and hanging rings, the sides of the vases impressed with floral motifs and a repeating hexagonal pattern at the neck and shoulders, resting on four stylized ruyi-head feet, ht. 9 7/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $700-900 64 Bronze Rectangular Hand Warmer, China, with a straight neck and rounded shoulders, the cover decorated with openwork roundels and swastika trellis designs, with a movable two-bar handle separately cast and attached, “Zhang Mingqi� mark on base, ht. 3 7/8 in. $1,500-2,000

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65 Gilt-bronze Figure of Yamantaka and Vajravetali, Tibet, 19th century, depicting Yamantaka with three faces, six arms, and four feet, holding Vajravetali, and stepping on four figures on top of a double-lotus pedestal, ht. 11 7/8 in.

66 Bronze Sukhothai-style Buddha Hand, Thailand, the left hand in vitarka mudra with a mandala on the palm, mounted on a modern wood stand, hand ht. 6, wd. 2 7/8 in. $800-1,200

Provenance: From the estate of Peter L. Rosenberg. $500-700

67 Bronze Sukhothai-style Buddha Head, Thailand, the oval face with arched eyebrows, aquiline nose, faint smile, elongated ear lobes, and curled hair with a flaming usnisha, mounted on a modern wood stand placed on a carved black wood stand, overall ht. 18 3/4, head ht. 12 1/4 in. $800-1,000

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68 Bronze Sukhothai-style Buddha Head, Thailand, the face oval with arched eyebrows, aquiline nose, faint smile, elongated ear lobes, and curled hair with a flaming usnisha, mounted on a modern wood stand, overall ht. 21 1/4, head ht. 15 1/2 in. $800-1,200 69 Four Metal Buddhist Hands, Asia, three in abhaya mudra, with two in bronze and one in iron, Sukhothai-style, all mounted on various modern wood stands, lg. to 5 1/2; and a cast iron hand with an ornate bracelet on flowing fabric, mounted on a modern metal stand, hand ht. 5 3/8, wd. 4 1/4 in. $800-1,200


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70 Three Metal Buddha Heads, Thailand, a bronze head, Ayutthaya-style, with arched eyebrows, downcast eyes, smiling lips, and elongated earlobes with rings, the tiara with beaded bands and three-tiered cone-shape usnisha; and two small gilt-bronze, Sukhothaistyle, with flaming usnisha on snail’s curl hair, the faces with faint smiles, all mounted on modern wood stands, head ht. 2 1/2 to 5 5/8 in. $500-1,000

71 Four Bronze Alloy Buddha Heads, Thailand, U Thong-style, each with a band between the hairline and forehead, one in gilt-bronze, wearing a tiara with molded patterns; one with mother-of-pearl inlaid eyes; one with open eyes with incised pupils; and one with lotusbud-shape usnisha, all mounted on a modern wood stand except one, the head ht. 2 1/2 to 5 5/8 in. $500-1,000

72 Bronze Figure of Krishna with Flute, Southeast Asia, standing on one foot with the other pointed downward, on a round lotus podium above a square base, four-armed, holding a flute in his two front hands and a floral disc and a conch in the others, dressed in draped armor and an ornate pagodashaped helmet, a sudarshana chakrah to the back of his head, ht. 8 1/8 in. $500-1,000

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73 Six Bronze Items, Asia, five figures of Krishna, three standing on his left foot with his right foot pointing downwards, on bases, ht. from 4 3/8 to 7 7/8; two depicting Krishna as a child crawling on his knees and hands with his right hand raised to hold a small ball, one in gilt, lg. to 2 3/8; and a Luristan ibex whetstone handle mounted on a modern wood stand, lg. 2 3/8 in. $800-1,000 74 Sandstone Head of a Buddhist Deity, Khmer, Angkor period-style, wearing a flared tiara decorated with floral and foliate pattern borders and tiered corn-shape headdress, the full face with slightly arched eyebrows, bowshape lips, and elongated earlobes, incised details of hair on the forehead, mustache, and eyelids, mounted on a modern wood stand, head ht. 5 5/8 in. $300-500

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75 Large CloisonnĂŠ Hu Vase, China, Ming dynasty, globular form with wide flared neck, resting on a splayed foot, two lion masks with loose rings to midsection, decorated with stylized lotus flowerheads and foliate scrolls on a light blue ground divided in four sections by bands of floral motifs, hollowed base, ht. 22 5/8 x 18 1/2 in. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Alfred Owre (1870-1935). Note: See Alfred Owre, Illustrated catalog of noteworthy collection...belonging to Dr. Alfred Owre of Minneapolis, to be sold at unrestricted public sale, American Art Association, New York, 1917; Joseph Breck and Henry Wehle, Handbook of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts, 1917), p. 16. $2,000-3,000 76 Large CloisonnĂŠ Gu Vase, China, Ming dynasty, in three sections, with a trumpet mouth, a swollen square waist, and a splayed square foot, each section with vertical bamboo-notched flanges along the edges and the center, the flared mouth decorated with lotus scrolls on a turquoise ground on the upper side and a pair of phoenixes facing each other along with archaic animal motifs on each of four undersides, the waist in the middle with a taotie mask on each side, and the foot with a pair of mythical birds, ht. 22 7/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $2,000-3,000

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77 Cloisonné Covered Censer, China, 19th century, fangding-shape with two high loop handles, decorated with taotie designs to body divided by eight vertical flanges, the feet outwardly curved, each decorated with elephant heads, the cover with a baozhu knob decorated with a dragon amongst clouds, gilt rim, flanges, and feet, ht. 7 1/8, wd. 4 1/2 in. $800-1,000

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78 Cloisonné Censer, China, 19th century, compressed globular form, with animalinspired handles at the neck and shoulder, decorated with lotus scroll and double-fish designs, gilt rim, neck, foot, and handles, and a square “Daqing Qianlong Zhenji Fu” mark incised to base, ht. 3, mouth dia. 4 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $2,000-3,000

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79 Pair of Cloisonné Horses, China, Qing dynasty, each standing with its hind legs lowered and one foreleg raised, caparisoned with saddle, a bell on the neck, and tail decoration, its mane, raised foreleg, head, and ears designed to create symmetry, the body decorated with archaic-style scrolls with chilong and taotie masks, the saddle and movable saddle flaps with lotus scrolls, all in polychrome enamels of white, yellow, pink, red, light blue, blue, light green, and green on a brown ground, gilt hooves, manes, ears, tails, and saddle borders, ht. to 16 3/8, wd. to 19 1/8 in. $700-900


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80 Reticulated Nephrite Jade Box, China, 18th/19th century, depicting a pair of Mandarin ducks on a lotus pond on one side and a ribbon-tailed bird perched on a pomegranate tree on the other, each against openwork mesh, the sides with openwork foliate scrolls with incised details, translucent pale celadon stone with spotty white inclusions, four-character Qianlong mark to one side, 2 3/8 x 2 1/8 in. $1,500-1,800 81 Nephrite Jade Carving, China, 19th/20th century, depicting a peach branch, a double swastika knot, and a bat, all in low relief, the peach leaves curling around the stone’s natural form, and other elements including the gnarls and the bat carved to conform to the stone’s natural grain, celadon stone with russet markings and gray inclusions, dia. 5 7/8 in. Provenance: From the estate of Peter L. Rosenberg. $3,000-5,000

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82 Pair of Jade Coin Plaques, China, both modeled after the silver coin of Charles IV of Spain, 1806, the front with “CAROLUS·IIII·DEI·GRATIA·1806” with a bust of Charles IV, on the back “Hispan·ET IND·REX·M·8R·T·H” with Spanish arms, one slightly thicker than the other, with a box with a sticker reading “Dayingdiguo Yuquan” on the cover and interior, jade dia. 2 in. $700-900

83 Rectangular Openwork Jade Pendant, China, 19th/20th century, carved with a woman and four children holding lotus branches and lingzhi mushrooms in two tiers, on a ground with openwork decoration of floral and foliate scrolls, ribbed border, translucent pale celadon stone with white inclusions, tied to a woven string with a blue glass bead, 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

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84 Pen with Jade Handle, China and America, 20th century, decorated with openwork auspicious motifs including a double-coin knot, endless knot, shou character, and lingzhi mushroom, the gilt sterling silver cap incised with a scroll design, the nib incised “R. Esterbrook & Co.” and “made in USA,” lg. 6 5/8, stone lg. 2 7/8 in. $700-900

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85 Jade Belt Buckle Mounted as the Handle of a Magnifying Glass, China, 19th/20th century, joined with metal fittings decorated with repoussé and chased floral designs, the jade buckle with a carved openwork dragon head and a prone chilong facing the dragon head on the opposite side, translucent pale celadon stone with milky white inclusions, overall ht. 8 7/8, magnifying glass dia. 3 7/8, jade handle lg. 5 in. $600-800

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86 Hardstone Belt Buckle, China, 20th century, with an openwork dragon head and two prone monkeys holding a peach between them, translucent pale celadon stone with white inclusions, lg. 4 1/8 in. $800-1,200

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87 Three Ornamental Hardstone Plaques, China, one in the shape of a butterfly with openwork floral designs, incised and pierced details, pale green stone with mottled white inclusions; one in the shape of two dragonfish facing each other with a flaming pearl in between, decorated with openwork floral scrolls, pale gray/green stone with russet markings; and one in the shape of a rectangular lock decorated with a panel flanked by two openwork standing chilong, the panel decorated with a floral branch on one side and four characters on the other, pale green stone with white streaks, ht. to 2 5/8, wd. to 5 1/8 in. $800-1,000

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88 Jade Bowl, China, flat form with a lipped mouth with flat rim, resting on a raised foot, decorated with a broad band of carved archaic-style motifs along the exterior rim, spinach green stone with inclusions of darker spots and streaks, ht. 1 3/4, dia. 5 3/8 in. $2,000-3,000

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89 Jade Covered Box, China, 19th/20th century, the evenly colored pale celadon jade carved in the form of a recumbent quail with its feet tucked neatly underneath itself, scallop detail on the edges of the box, lg. 2 7/8 in. $700-900

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90 Turquoise Covered Bowl, China, flat bowl shape with a flanged mouth rim, resting on a short raised foot, the exterior decorated in bas relief with a meander band and a downcast ruyi lappet around the rim, the cover with a shou character in the center surrounded with five bats and an upright ruyi lappet and a meander band along the circumference, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 3 3/8 in. Note: Old paper sticker reading “Frederick R. Innes Collection� on base. $1,000-1,500 91 Carved Coral Figure of Guanyin, China, Qing dynasty, carved from red coral with white inclusions, depicted wearing flowing robes and leaning gently to one side, ht. 7 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000 90

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92 Jade Carving of the Heavenly Horse Tianma, China, with a standing boy riding on its back, its beard, horns, mane, wings, and bushy tail designed to form an openwork roundel combined with cloud scrolls, translucent pale celadon stone with milky white spots, dia. 2 1/2 in. $800-1,000

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93 Jade Carving of a Mystic Bird Zhiniao, China, with a man riding on its back, incised details, pale celadon stone with pale yellow and gray spots, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 3 in. $800-1,000

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94 Rosewood Ruyi Scepter with Jade Plaque Head, China, 20th century, the S-shaped scepter decorated with a single ruyi cloud design on the handle and two curls to the neck, the lingzhi-shaped head surmounted with an oviform jade plaque decorated with a shou character in a floral medallion in the center and surrounded by the “Eight Buddhist Treasures” carved in low relief, semi-translucent white jade stone, a round wax seal with a character “jin” to the back of the handle, handle lg. 14, jade plaque dia. to 3 3/8 in. $1,000-1,500 95 Jade Carving of Shoulao, China, 19th/20th century, with protruding forehead, holding a staff in his right hand and a double gourd in his left, decorated with a ruyi mushroom on the back of his head and a bat on his back shoulder, celadon/green stone with russet markings and white inclusions, ht. 4 1/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $800-1,000

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96 Monumental Fencai Flower and Landscape Vase, China, Qianlong period, multi-tiered baluster form vase with two chilong-inspired gilt-bronze ears on the neck, each tier with a different glaze, decoration, and technique, the twelve-lobed body with twelve panels depicting in fencai enamel six auspicious themes of sanyang kaitai (with sun), jiqing youyu (with boy), danfeng chaoyang (with phoenix), taipingyoujiang (with elephant), xianshangqiongge (with landscape), and bogu giuding (with nine pots) alternating with six floral scroll and auspicious knot designs with bats, ruyi, swastika, chilong, lingzhi, and huahui, the glazes in blue and white, celadon, cobalt blue, turquoise, purple, pink, yellow, and white, decorative techniques including fencai, molding, anhua, crackled ice, and gilt, red six-character Qianlong mark in turquoise enamel to base, ht. 34 3/8, mouth rim wd. 10 3/4 in.

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of TonYing & Company. Note: For a similar example, see the “Gezhong youcai daping� in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Beijing. Please Note: Only bidders who have received prior approval from our accounting department will be eligible to bid on this lot. A deposit may be required. To request approval, please contact the Skinner Accounting Department by telephone at 508.970.3266 or by email at wmadden@skinnerinc.com no later than 5pm EDT on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. $150,000-250,000

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97 Pair of Glazed Burial Pottery Urns, China, Song dynasty-style, elongated oviform, with a long neck topped with a mouth in the shape of a lobed bowl covered with an upturned dish, resting on a splayed foot, the neck with applied decorations of dragons and figures, bluish white glaze, unglazed mouth rim, foot, and hollowed base, ht. to 19 3/4 in. $500-700

98 Pair of Celadon Cups with Covers, China, Song dynasty, Yaozhou ware-style, cylindrical form with slightly flared rim and rounded bottom, unglazed rim and foot ring, decorated with two floral motifs incised upon the body, with undulating wheel marks, the base slightly convex and glazed, the cover molded into a multi-tiered cone-shape and decorated with incised foliate scrolls, unglazed around the underside rim, the transparent olive green glaze uneven to some areas and varied in tones with the shapes and designs, allover crackling, ht. 3 7/8, cup dia. 2 7/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $700-900

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99 Longquan Celadon Yen-Yen Vase, China, Yuan dynasty, baluster-shape with trumpet mouth and waisted neck and bottom, resting on an unglazed foot ring, decorated with molded flowers and leaves in sections divided with incised bands under the trumpet mouth, a raised ring around the neck, an incised band of floral motifs to the shoulder, and a broad band of vertical lines around the bottom, transparent glaze with allover crackling, ht. 19 3/8 in.

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101 Large Blanc-de-Chine Figure of Shoulao, China, early 20th century, standing with a staff in his right hand, accompanied by a boy and deer, a “Dehua” gourd-shaped seal mark and four-character potter’s mark “He Chaozong” impressed to back, ht. 23 1/4 in. $800-1,200

102 Pair of Blue and White Jars, China, Ming dynasty, bulbous form with short neck, divided in three sections by four double-ring borders, the body painted with four five-clawed front-facing dragons in four lobed panels, the shoulder with a band of floral and foliate scrolls, and the bottom with a band of eight floral designs, unglazed foot ring, six-character Jiajing mark in a double ring on base, dia. 7 1/4, ht. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $2,000-3,000

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103 Large Blue-glazed Charger, China, Ming dynasty style, slightly warped, deep, and thickly potted, resting on a short raised foot, the foot ring and base unglazed, with a big swirl mark in oxidized yellowish brown, dia. 21 7/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $3,000-5,000

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104 Reticulated Fahua Vase, China, Ming dynasty, meiping form, glazed in deep cobalt blue, turquoise, purple, and tan, the central band depicting two scholars and a pine tree, one scholar depicted holding a zheng, with a reticulated sky and clouds on the reverse, a band of flowers and leaves at the shoulders, and a stylized lappet border on the lower register, the base and inside of the mouth glazed green, ht. 11 in. $3,000-4,000

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105 Two Yellow-glazed Pottery Tiles, China, Ming dynasty, a roof end tile with a carving of a shishi lion seated on its hind legs on top and a swirling dragon with a flaming pearl incised on the tile face, and a convex tile with a carving of a phoenix perched on top, the lion with brushed marks to underside, ht. to 11 1/4, lg. to 12 1/4 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $700-900


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106 Blue and White Covered Cup, China, Qing dynasty, cylindrical, the sides slightly narrowing to a rounded bottom, resting on a splayed foot with unglazed foot rim, the body painted with scholar’s objects including books and brushes between two bands of floral lappets, one upright, the other pendant, two square handles to the upper body, each decorated with two animal heads, unglazed mouth rim, the domed cover with double lotus knob, decorated with a floral lappet, unglazed underside, ht. 7 1/8 in. $700-900 107 Molded Blue and White Porcelain Vase with Landscapes, China, Qing dynasty, baluster shape, with flared mouth, resting on a splayed foot, the body painted with two landscapes in underglaze blue on two raised reserves, the reticulated ground with bats and clouds between a pendant ruyi lappet and an upright leaf lappet, all molded with a subtle anhua design, the neck and mouth rim also with molded decorations of a floral band, a lotus leaf lappet, and a trellis band, unglazed foot ring, six-character Qianlong mark in a square on base, ht. 15 3/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $2,000-3,000

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108 Blue and White Gu Vase, China, late Qing dynasty, with widely flared mouth, resting on an unglazed foot ring, the body with a raised band in the center painted with three lotus flowers, and foliate scrolls between two bands of banana-leaf lappets, one pendant and the other upright above and below, a double ring under the mouth rim and near foot, sixcharacter Kangxi mark to recessed base, ht. 5 3/8, rim dia. 3 5/8 in. $700-900

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109 Two Pairs of Export Blue and White Plates, China, 18th/19th century, a pair of round shallow dishes, decorated with floral bouquets in the well, a band of floral motifs and patterns on the cavetto, and a stylized floral design around the rim; and a pair of eight-lobed deep dishes, painted with a landscape with pavilions and figures on a boat, a diaper band of floral designs encircling the cavetto, and a combination of eight honeycomb patterns and eight stylized landscapes around the mouth rim, both pairs with slight differences in size, dia. to 9 3/8 in. $500-700

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110 Two Blue and White Covered Jars, China, late 19th/early 20th century, each similarly decorated with an overall hawthorn blossom and branch pattern against a “cracked ice� ground, a geometric border at the neck, each with a carved hardwood cover inlaid with a round celadon hardstone decorative plaque carved with bats and shou symbols, a doublering mark on the bases, ht. to 9 3/4 in. $500-700 111 Blue and White Bowl, China, Qing dynasty, the shallow sides glazed in cobalt blue, the interior decorated with a roundel of stylized lotus buds and flowers surrounded by a double-line border which is repeated at the rim, six-character Qianlong mark on base, dia. 5 1/4 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. Note: Partial Mathias Komor sticker on base. $800-1,000

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112 Blue and White Rouleau Vase, China, Qing dynasty, with slightly waisted neck and everted mouth, resting on a short unglazed foot rim, the body painted with auspicious symbols and scholar’s objects, including censers, a flower vase, and a zither wrapped with decorative cloth, the neck with a double ring at the underside of the mouth rim and a double line between two bands of circles and floral motifs, glazed interior with wheel marks, a double ring in underglaze blue to recessed base, with wood stand, vase ht. 7 3/4 in. $700-900

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113 Mirror Black Vase, China, Qing dynasty, flattened pear-shape with straight neck and lipped rim, resting on a splayed foot, unglazed foot ring, with a double ring in underglaze blue to the recessed white-glazed base, ht. 7 1/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. Note: C.T. Loo & Co. sticker on base. $800-1,000

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114 Pair of Mirror Black Bottle Vases, China, Qing dynasty, bulbous form with a long slender neck slightly curving outward towards the white-glazed mouth rim, the glaze ending before the unglazed foot rim, with a doublering mark in underglaze blue to white-glazed base, ht. 8 1/4 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $800-1,000

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115 Mirror Black Vase, China, Qing dynasty, pearshaped, resting on a short straight foot rising to a flared mouth with a white-glazed rim, ht. 5 5/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $800-1,000

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116 Pair of Flambé Vases, China, Qing dynasty, garlic-head form with long neck and six-lobed bulbous jar-shape mouth with lipped rim, resting on short straight foot, the copper red glaze with purple to blue streaks and spots around the mouth, flambé-glazed interior, the foot ring and base unglazed, with wheel marks, ht. 8 1/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $800-1,000

117 Flambé Vase, China, Qing dynasty, balusterform, rising to a narrow, slightly flared mouth, heavily glazed with a crushed strawberry red glaze thinning towards the base rim and at the shoulders and mouth, ht. 6 5/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $800-1,000

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118 Red-glazed Porcelain Bowl, China, Qing dynasty, with flared sides and slightly everted rim, resting on a straight foot, both interior and exterior glazed in red except around the rim, the glaze subtly uneven with speckles in various tones of red, recessed base colored in light blue, with six-character Qianlong mark in underglaze blue, dia. 6 1/8, ht. 2 7/8 in. $400-600 119 Large Mottled FlambĂŠ Vase, China, late Qing dynasty, baluster form with a trumpet-shaped mouth, resting on a raised foot, the mottled deep wine glaze stopped near base, the flared mouth rim glazed in purple with bluish streaks running through white-glazed interior, the foot ring in oxidized red with cracks, a brushed mark to the base with wheel marks, ht. 14 3/8, dia. 8 1/4 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $2,000-3,000

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120 Vermilion Chrysanthemum Porcelain Dish, China, Qing dynasty, with forty-eight-petaled body, rim, and foot, unglazed foot ring, sixcharacter Guangxu mark in underglaze blue to recessed base in bluish white, dia. 7 3/8, ht. 1 3/8 in. $400-600 121 Deep-purple-glazed Libation Cup, China, possibly Ming dynasty, tripod jue form, the oviform well with flat base and corn-shaped rim with two upright tubular finials, the exterior decorated with two raised lines near rim, each foot in the shape of a carved animal head with paw, unglazed underside, ht. 5 3/8, wd. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. Note: With a sticker reading “Frank Caro Successor to C.T. Loo� to base. $2,000-3,000

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122 Pair of Small Green-glazed Vases, China, 18th/19th century, meiping form with waisted neck and flat rim, the glaze mottled in green tones, white-glazed rim and interior, flat and unglazed base in oxidized red with a slightly concaved white-glazed circular center with crackles, slight differences in size and shape, ht. to 5 1/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $800-1,000 123 Yellow-glazed Porcelain Teacup with Saucer, China, Qing dynasty, the cup with slightly flaring body and everted rim, resting on a straight foot, unglazed interior, the saucer with a depression defined with a raised ring, resting on a low foot, both decorated with a band of molded lotus scrolls, the glaze with hint of green cast, unglazed foot ring, six-character Kangxi mark in a double ring on base, cup dia. 1 1/2, ht. 2, saucer dia. 5 7/8 in. $400-600

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124 Small Yellow-glazed Bowl, China, Qing dynasty, with rounded body and slightly inverted rim, resting on a low foot, the glaze even with a hint of green cast, unglazed foot ring, six-character Yongzheng mark in a double square in underglaze blue on the light blue recessed base, dia. 3 5/8, ht. 1 1/2 in. $500-700 125 Yellow-glazed Bottle Vase, China, thinly potted, with a long neck, the mouth rim colored in underglaze black, the glaze mottled in various yellow tones with allover crackling, unglazed foot ring, six-character Yongzheng mark in a double ring incised on base, ht. 8 1/2 in. $500-700 126 Iron-Red Overglazed Porcelain Wine Cup, China, Qing dynasty, overturned bell-shape, thinly potted, painted with two dragons amongst clouds with a flaming pearl, one with its head turned to see the other behind him, a stylized wave band encircling the bottom, the low, straight foot with a ring, six-character Tongzhi mark to recessed base, ht. 2, dia. 2 3/8 in. $300-500

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127 Iron Red Overglazed Enamel Porcelain Ewer, China, Qing dynasty, Tibetan bumpashape, with S-form spout issuing from the jaw of the molded makara with enameled details and the eyes in underglaze blues, the multi-tier neck with bats and clouds, the hollow, dishshaped mouth separately made, its interior in underglaze turquoise and sides with bats and clouds between gilt beaded edges, the globular body painted with two five-clawed dragons amongst clouds, flames, and bats, the eyes defined in underglaze blues, between a ruyi band and a lotus lappet above and below, the two-tiered splayed foot with bats and clouds and a lappet band between two molded rings of gilt beads, six-character Qianlong mark to concave base in underglaze turquoise blue, ht. 1 7/8, wd. 6 3/8 in. $800-1,200

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128 Peking Glass Vase, China, Qing dynasty, bottle-shape, with slightly widening neck and everted mouth, decorated with a continuous scene of peonies with a phoenix and another bird perched on a blooming plum branch, overlaid in black on milky white ground, incised details, four-character Qianlong mark incised to base, ht. 8 1/2 in. $800-1,000

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129 Pair of Peking Glass Vases, China, Qing dynasty, bottle-shape with a long straight neck slightly widening towards the top, each decorated with peonies, plum blossoms, pine, and two birds, overlaid in red on milky white glass, slight difference in size, ht. to 7 in. $800-1,000

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130 Cobalt Blue Peking Glass Vase, China, Qing dynasty, of deep, even color, a rounded body rising to a slightly flared elongated neck, sitting on a short, slightly flared foot, ht. 4 13/16 in. $700-900

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131 Famille Rose Porcelain Plaque, China, Republic Period, depicting a pair of parrots perched on a peony branch, a waterfall below, marked with a red seal within an oval cartouche, framed, 21 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. $1,200-1,400 132 No lot. 133 Enameled Porcelain Plaque, China, 20th century, depicting a pair of peacocks with peonies and pine trees in polychrome enamels on a white-glazed ground, created by “Jiujiang huacheng ciye gongshi,� a ceramic production company near Jingdezhen, China, for a commemorative purpose, framed, plaque 16 1/4 x 10 5/8 in. $400-600

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134 Gilt and Enameled Vase, China, 19th century, oviform with waisted neck flaring to mouth, resting on a raised straight foot, the body decorated with lotus scrolls, bats, swastikas, and shou characters between a border with a ruyi and cloud design around the shoulder and a lotus leaf lappet encircling the bottom near foot, a band of floral scrolls around shoulder, two chilong-inspired S-curved handles to neck, the mouth rim and the outlines of all motifs in gilt, the mouth and recessed base in underglaze light blue, sixcharacter Daoguang mark in gilt on base, with a carved wood stand, ht. 11 3/8 in.

135 Famille Rose Covered Baluster Vase, China, 19th century, geometric border at the shoulder above a scene filled with birds, flowering shrubs, narcissus, roses, and lotus leaves, the cover decorated with peonies, magnolias, and a bird, double circle on bottom, cover and bottom drilled, ht. 16 in. Provenance: From the estate of Peter L. Rosenberg. $600-800

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136 Blue and Famille Rose Export Vase, China, Qing dynasty, the bottle-shaped vase depicting domestic scenes of a court official’s family inside cartouches, separated by blue vine scrolling leaf borders on a ground of blue and gilt floral motifs, the long, straight neck ornamented with a raised band of decorative hexagons and a gently flared mouth, ht. 9 1/4 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $2,000-3,000 137 Famille Rose Figure of Shoulao, China, 20th century, the Daoist god of longevity depicted holding a staff in one hand and a peach in the other, a crane at his side, the sleeves and back of his robe decorated with shou symbols and peaches to further symbolize longevity, on a carved wood stand, ht. 14 3/4 in. $500-700

138 Enameled Porcelain Figure of a High Official, China, Qing dynasty, standing with a ruyi scepter in his left hand and his right touching a belt around his waist, wearing an official dragon robe richly decorated in polychrome enamels with four-clawed dragons amongst clouds and lishui borders and floral bands, four-character mark carved on base, ht. 24 1/4 in. $800-1,000 139 Famille Rose Vase, China, 18th century, baluster form, rising to a narrow mouth, decorated with a kingfisher perched on a lotus branch, the lotus depicted with both a flower and leaf and surrounded by small butterflies and plants, six-character Yongzheng mark on base, ht. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. Note: “Mathias Komor New York” sticker on side. $800-1,000

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140 Pair of Wucai Covered Jars, China, Transitional Period, of baluster form, decorated with the “Hundred Boys” motif, depicting boys playing with a qilin and engaging in various other activities and attended by ladies, with a “cracked ice” border at the shoulders, and a peony and rockwork border at the neck, the cover decorated with three boys dancing and a lotus-bud finial, ht. 16 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $3,000-5,000 141 Famille Verte Bowl, China, 19th century, the gently flared high-sided bowl decorated with roundels depicting alternating landscape scenes and figures, surrounded by a green “key” pattern, a blue and red lappet border below, the interior decorated with a single leaf, dia. 8 1/8 in. Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. $2,000-3,000

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142 Famille Rose Bowl, China, 20th century, the exterior decorated as a lotus flower with bands of petals, the interior decorated with five bats surrounding a shou character, sixcharacter Jiaqing mark on base, dia. 6 in. $400-600 143 Pair of Famille Rose Dishes, China, Qing dynasty, the central well depicting a scene of five boys at play in a garden, the sides decorated with the “Eight Buddhist Treasures� and decorative ribbons on an orange ground, bats on the underside, six-character Jiaqing mark on base, dia. 9 1/8 in. $2,000-3,000

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144 Lidded Lotus Dish, China, 20th century, with mock lion and ring handles, the sides and cover decorated with lotus leaves, buds, and flowers on a gilt ground, a central lotus flower depicted on the top of the lid, four-character “Shen De Tang Zhi” mark on base, ht. 5 1/8 in. $300-500 145 Famille Rose Jardinière, China, late Qing dynasty, cylindrical form, the sides decorated with alternating stylized lotus flowers and bats holding shou characters on a ground of scrolling leaves, a band of cartouches at the rim depicting the “Eight Buddhist Treasures,” a band of stylized leaf lappets at the base, ht. 8 in. $700-900 146 Five Wine Cups, China, 19th/20th century, lacquer and wood, three lacquered cups including a pair and a single cup, all with mother-of-pearl inlay depicting landscapes and auspicious symbols; and two turnedwood cups with single handles, ht. to 1 1/4 in. Provenance: From the estate of Peter L. Rosenberg. $500-700

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147 Famille Verte Censer and Cover, China, 18th/19th century, two-tier four-legged form decorated with trellis openwork on the upper tier and a pair of molded dragons on the lower, the bisque body painted in green, yellow, and black enamels divided by bands of geometric motifs, the four feet with humanoid animal masks, the square cover with sloping sides and trellis openwork, the flat top mounted with an applied shishi lion as the knob, ht. 12 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

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148 Yixing Teapot with Gilt Decoration, China, Qing dynasty, compressed globular-shape with a C-shape handle and a spout with gilt tip, resting on a short raised foot, the matte brown clay with natural luster, decorated with two sets of peacocks and peonies painted in underglaze colors and gilt overglaze, the neck encircled with a raised band, the flanged cover decorated with painted and gilt peony scrolls on the dome with a floral bud-shape knob, a molded four-character Kangxi mark in a square on base, the unglazed interior with potter’s chatter marks, ht. 4, wd. 6 1/4 in. $500-700

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149 Wood Table Screen with Green Jade Inset, China, 19th/20th century, the screen mainly decorated with carved openwork scrolls, the oval jade with openwork decoration of a crane and fish on one side and birds and flowers on the other, in an oval reserve encircled with a band of carved floral motifs, apple green stone with white markings, stand ht. 11 1/2, wd. 8 3/4, jade plaque ht. 3 3/8, wd. 2 1/2 in. $16,000-18,000

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150 Soapstone Carving, China, 20th century, depicting bamboo and gnarled plum trees growing from rocks in low relief on a mountain-shaped stone with a flat bottom, the stone stained and painted to some areas in russet tones from chestnut to umber, with scrolled wood stand, ht. 3 5/8, wd. 2 1/2 in. $400-600 151 Porcelain Liuyeping Vase, China, Qing dynasty, with a bulbous shoulder and tapering sides, a broad bisque band to the bottom, the waisted neck opening up to a flared mouth, decorated with red and green infused pastel-tone glaze against warm gray, deeply recessed base, two old paper labels to unglazed bottom, six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue, with circular two-tier openwork wood stand, ht. 6 7/8 in. $1,000-1,500

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152 Jade Brush Washer, China, in the shape of a rolled lotus leaf, decorated in relief with lotus scrolls and a bat, with incised details, the celadon stone with russet markings and white inclusions, dia. 4 1/8, ht. 1 3/8 in. $800-1,000

153 Jade Brush Washer, China, oviform, with a small circular opening on top, decorated in high relief with a single foliate scroll and two chilong with their heads turned to face each other, the pale celadon stone with russet to umber markings and white mottled inclusions, dia. 2 1/4, ht. 1 3/8 in. $700-900

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154 Eleven-page Painting Album, China, in the manner of Lu Yanshao (1909-1993), two pages without paintings, seven depicting white plum blossoms, one red blossoms, and one calligraphy, all paintings inscribed and sealed, three with collector’s seals, the calligraphy with date, ink and light color on paper, album 16 1/4 x 20, paintings 13 7/8 x 16 in. $30,000-50,000

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155 Painting Depicting an Opera Figure, China, in the manner of Guan Liang (19001986), portraying a sword dancer on a blank background, ink and color on paper, framed and glazed, painting 11 x 9 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

156 Hanging Scroll Depicting Lotus, China, in the manner of Qi Baishi (1864-1957), with a red flower and leaves, ink and color on brown paper, remounted, signed with a seal, 35 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. $800-1,000

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157 Landscape Painting, China, in the manner of Guan Shanyue (1912-2000), seen in a panoramic view, with mountains, a waterfall, and the Lijang river with figures on boats, inscribed with a title and artist’s signature with three seals, ink and color on paper, mounted as a large handscroll, 28 x 72 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 158 Fan Painting, China, in the manner of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), depicting a scholar with a bamboo staff in his left hand watching a butterfly on a blank background, inscribed with date (1943) and signed with two seals, on a mount with a fan-shape cutout, framed, painting 9 x 19 3/4 in. Note: For similar portrayal of a poet scholar, see Christie’s, Hong Kong, Sale 2888, November 29, 2011, Lot 2183. $3,000-5,000

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159 Landscape Painting, China, in the manner of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), with mountains, a pavilion on a hill, and a bridge leading to a road with old pines, ink and color on paper, inscribed and signed with two seals, framed and glazed, painting 34 x 17 7/8 in. $4,000-6,000

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160 Hanging Scroll Depicting Peonies, China, in the manner of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), with a butterfly, inscribed with date (1976) and signature with three seals, ink and color on paper, painting 27 1/4 x 17 5/8 in. Note: See Bonhams, New York, March 17, 2014, Lot 8166. $4,000-6,000 161 Painting Depicting a Landscape, China, in the manner of Qiu Ying (1494-1552), with mountains, pavilions, and trees depicted in fine detail, mountain ranges outlined in white and shaded in light green, signed “Qiu Ying� with a gourd-shape seal, ink and light color on silk, framed and glazed, painting 18 3/8 x 12 5/8 in. $500-700 162 Reverse Glass Painting of a Woman, China, 19th/20th century, in an interior with curtain, seated with her left hand on a book placed on a desk with coin knot decoration, dressed in an informal Qing-style robe, against a blank dark brown ground, framed, painting 19 3/4 x 13 5/8 in. $600-800 162

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163 Pair of Ancestral Portraits of a Couple, China, 20th century, both sitting upright in a chair, dressed in formal robes, with their feet on a footrest, the man holding a fan in his right hand and a rosary in his left, his robe with a rank badge with auspicious symbols, a “ri” (sun) character, a left-facing bird, the woman with her hands and feet hidden under her robe, wearing a headdress with openwork phoenixes, her robe with a rank badge with auspicious symbols, a “yue” (moon) character, and a right-facing bird, ink, color, and gold on paper, framed and glazed, painting 62 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. Provenance: Purchased at Charlotte Horstmann in 1987. $2,000-3,000

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164 Pair of Door Drums with Buddhist Lions, China, 18th/19th century, fine-grained granite with inclusions, a rectangular base supports a “drum,” the “heads” carved to depict dragons and deer, the frames ornamented with carved lion’s heads, large guardian lions above the drum holders, base lg. 17, wd. 8 1/2, overall ht. 41 in. Provenance: From the estate of Peter L. Rosenberg. $3,000-5,000

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165 Hongmu Altar Table, China, Qing dynasty, rectangular top above a narrow straight waist with long horizontal openings, placed on a wider frame with carved bands of lotus petal lappets around a rounded top, with bats amongst palmette scrolls bordering the straight apron and legs with hoof feet, the apron decorated with jade carvings of lotus flowers alternating with various auspicious symbols within a reticulated ground of geometric honeycomb patterns in a rectangular reserve defined with a band of meander design, metal brackets to the four joints of the frame and leg, wood openwork brackets to eight corners of legs and apron, 34 3/4 x 50 3/8 x 26 1/4 in. $8,000-10,000

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166 Lacquered Table Cabinet, China, 19th century, the top and two doors with motherof-pearl inlay depicting a garden celebration, sides and back with inlaid floral motifs and musical instruments, the back with a plum tree and crescent moon, door interiors inscribed with a poem (“Spring first enters into the front garden. Flowers in the middle are now blooming. Only those along the shadowed paths wait for the sun to open them.,” trans. Y. Zheng), inlays decorate the six interior drawers and a removable panel which is inscribed “a gift from Baikai (?),” 12 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. Provenance: From the estate of Peter L. Rosenberg. $800-1,000 167 Hardwood Display Cabinet, China, 19th century, for export, with two glass paneled doors, glass panels at the side, a solid back, and a narrow drawer at the bottom, the top of the cabinet rising up to a flat rectangular peak, inlaid with a celadon jade plaque carved with a dish of fruit, birds, lotus flowers, and a ruyi-head, the upper panel of the doors mounted with celadon jade plaques carved with stylized phoenixes, the lower panel of the doors mounted with hardstone carvings ranging in color from russet to pale celadon and depicting floral motifs, the drawer carved with cranes, an auspicious peach, and a tree, with a green stone handle, 30 3/4 x 16 1/8 x 14 3/4 in. $800-1,000

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168 Pair of Tapered Elmwood Cabinets, China, 19th century, splayed corner posts of curved section enclosing single-panel doors, interior fitted with three shelves, the middle section with two drawers, plain apron, brass hardware, 52 1/8 x 30 x 15 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000

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Upcoming Auction Hasui & His Contemporaries: The Collection of Irwin J. Pachter

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$73

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$36

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$73

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$73

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$73

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$915

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Asian Works of Art | Skinner Auction 2751B  

Auction September 17, 2014 at 6PM in Boston. Featuring a monumental Chinese Imperial Qianlong period vase formerly in the collection of Ton-...

Asian Works of Art | Skinner Auction 2751B  

Auction September 17, 2014 at 6PM in Boston. Featuring a monumental Chinese Imperial Qianlong period vase formerly in the collection of Ton-...

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