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196 Carved White Stone Table Screen, China, horizontally long rectangular plaque decorated in relief with a dragon and a phoenix against a reticulated ground in a raised lobed rectangular reserve, almost opaque white stone with some inclusions, the table decorated with openwork foliate scrolls, stone plaque 6 3/4 x 11 1/2; table, 12 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. $800-1,200 197 Table Screen with Turquoise Plaque, China, 20th century, the rectangular plaque depicting two horses by a river, inscribed with a poem, ht. with stand 7 1/2 in. $600-800

198 Porcelain Table Screen, China, 19th/20th century, a round plaque depicting a qilin standing on a rock rising from crashing waves, with blossoms floating on the waves, framed by a square rosewood screen carved with pomegranate and peach branches, the base and supports carved with a grapevine motif, plaque dia. 10, screen ht. 25, wd. 20 1/2 in. $400-600

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199 Wood Openwork Ruyi Scepter, China, carved as a gnarled pine tree with fissured bark, climbing vines, and pine needles, some details in openwork, with a conforming box, ht. 14 1/4, head dia. to 2 5/8 in. $50,000-70,000

203 Bamboo Holder, China, decorated in relief with a continuous landscape with rocks, trees, water with a bridge, and figures, signed, ht. 6 1/2 in. $300-500

200 Bamboo Brush Pot, China, decorated in relief with a continuous Daoist landscape with rocks, bamboo, pine trees, and immortals, signed “Zhu Jun zhi” on body, ht. 5 5/8, mouth rim dia. 4 3/8 in. $400-600

204 Wooden Brush Rest, China, 19th/20th century, possibly zitan, depicting a craggy mountain with five peaks, lg. 5 5/8 in. $800-1,000

201 Huanghuali Bitong Brush Pot, China, 19th century, cylindrical with a slight curve, the finegrained wood with a warm, honey color, large original plug to bottom, ht. 6 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

202 Huanghuali Bitong Brush Pot, China, 19th century, cylindrical, imitating a section of bamboo with four double-lined bands from the rim to the foot, the wood a dark, reddish-brown with a fine grain, original plug to bottom, ht. 5 1/2 in. $800-1,000

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205 Portable Wood Seal Paste Case, China, near square with rounded corners, the case decorated with a meander band in inlaid silver around the rim, the cover decorated with archaic-style chilong and ruyi cloud scroll design in silver line inlay, drilled for a hinge (now missing), 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. $7,000-9,000 206 Four Coconut Shell Wine Cups, China, 18th/19th century, carved with birds, plum blossoms, pine trees, and scholar’s rocks, lined with silvered copper, a double ring carved into the recessed base, ht. 1 3/4, dia. 2 3/4 in. $200-300

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