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Asian Art Auction Monday 1 December 2014 at 6:00 pm

On View Saturday 29 November from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday 30 November from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday 1 December from 10:00 am to 12 Noon Preview and Auction to be held at Waddington’s 275 King Street East, 2nd Floor Toronto Ontario Canada M5A 1K2 This auction is subject to the Conditions of Sale printed in the back of this catalogue. All lots in the auction may be viewed online at AsianArt.Waddingtons.ca

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Front Cover Lot 82 EXTREMELY RARE AND LARGE IMPERIAL BRONZE FIGURE OF YAMANTAKA WITH CONSORT, CHINA, QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD (1736-1795) Back Cover Lot 332 ZAO WOU-KI (1921-2013)LES PETITS BATEAU, 1953 Title Page Lot 115 SHAO SHENG SHI (REPUBLICAN PERIOD)FAMILLE ROSE ‘NINE SCHOLARS’ PORCELAIN PANEL Inside Front Cover Lot 99 BLUE GROUND SILK BROCADE PANEL FRAGMENT, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Inside Back Cover Lot 3 KIYOSHI SAITO (1907-1997)GARDEN TENRYUJI KYOTO, 1950

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Specialist Anthony Wu 416 847 6185 aw@waddingtons.ca Yvonne Li 416 847 6195 yl@waddingtons.ca Corporate Receptionist Kate Godin 416 504 9100 kg@waddingtons.ca Accounts Manager Karen Sander 416 847 6173 ks@waddingtons.ca Absentee and Phone Bidding 416 504 0033 (Fax) bids@waddingtons.ca Online Bidding www.invaluable.com Communications Tess McLean 416 504 9100 tm@waddingtons.ca


As the Canadian leader of Asian Art, we are pleased to offer over 350 lots from various consignors, collectors, and estates. Of particular note is the Collection of Harry Handel (1916-1972), the owner of Everyman’s Bookstore in Montreal. His collection includes an extraordinary group of Chinese and Himalayan bronzes, Chinese jades and ivory carvings. The highlight is surely the cover lot, a rare Chinese Imperial bronze figure of the Buddhist bull-headed guardian Yamantaka. We are also proud to present a wide selection of Indian Miniatures, notably Part III of the Estate of Theodore Allen Heinrich (1910-1981), a collection of modern Chinese scroll paintings from the Estate of Darius Alain, and a group of Chinese archaic bronze vessels from the Estate of Victor Topper. In addition to our Canadian consignors, many clients from the United States and abroad have entrusted us with their property and we have brought you works of art from Buffalo, New York, Philadelphia, Florida, and Hong Kong. Heartfelt thanks to all consignors, buyers, and consultants without whom this auction would not be possible. Please note that this fall’s auction will be complemented by another exhibition in our series of educational presentations. ‘Colour and Clay: An Exhibition of Chinese Qing Dynasty Porcelain from Toronto Collections’ will be on display during the Asian Art auction previews. This unique exhibition includes thirty-two carefully selected pieces of porcelain from four important Toronto collections. A full-illustrated exhibition catalogue will be available online and during the preview. — Anthony Wu Specialist, Asian Art


Waddington’s

Leadership Team

Waddington’s is Canada’s most diverse and significant provider of fine art auction and appraisal services. Based on a rich legacy in the industry, Waddington’s actively seeks to redefine our business to ensure we remain fresh and reactive to what our clients are seeking. Through our appraisal, auction, private sale and downsizing expertise, we are pleased to provide a complete range of services.

Waddington’s leadership team brings together three of the industry’s best. The combination of their experience, knowledge of market trends and client networks builds on Waddington’s 160 year legacy of growth and dominance.

Waddington’s is Canada’s original auction house, with a history of conducting auctions since 1850. We are also an international auction house, providing access to world markets. Waddington’s is an innovative leader. We enjoy pushing the limits, exploring new territory and creating new partnerships. From the marathon auction of Maple Leaf Gardens, our partnership with the LCBO to auction fine wine, to the launch of Concrete Contemporary and our new Pop-Up Gallery series, we are driven to find what’s new, what’s exciting, and what you want to buy or sell.

Waddington’s by Department Asian Art Canadian Fine Art Contemporary Art Auctions and Projects Decorative Arts International Art Inuit Art Jewellery, Watches & Numismatics “Off the Wall” Art Philanthropy and Community

Duncan McLean, President, is Waddington’s corporate leader, responsible for strategic development and innovation realization. Under his direction Waddington’s strives to not only continuously evolve to meet the needs of our clients and address the demands of the market, but to push the boundaries, with integrity, creativity and passion. Mr. McLean has been involved in the auction industry for over 35 years, as art specialist, appraiser, auctioneer and corporate leader. His knowledge base spans the diversity of Waddington’s offerings, with internationally-recognized expertise in Inuit Art. As Vice President Business Development, Stephen Ranger is focused on identifying new markets, new clients and new ways to do business. For example, Mr. Ranger launched Waddington’s Contemporary Art venture, Concrete Contemporary, to reach an exciting new sector of art enthusiasts and artists. Under Mr. Ranger’s guidance, new partnerships are also being created resulting in edgy new offerings like our Pop-Up Gallery series debuting in 2013. Mr. Ranger brings over 25 years of diverse experience as an auctioneer, appraiser and consultant in the art and fine wine auction industry with specific expertise in Canadian Fine Art. Linda Rodeck, Vice President Fine Art, is one of Canada’s most trusted and respected Canadian Art specialists. Her impressive career of 25+ years includes leadership roles in the country’s most distinguished auction houses. Ms. Rodeck’s keen understanding of the market and her extensive network are invaluable in her role of sourcing the best works and providing the best service to our clients. As Vice President of Waddington’s Fine Art, Ms. Rodeck plays a critical role in developing new business leveraging her success in the Canadian art market.


Asian Art

Canadian Fine Art

Waddington’s Asian Art department is Canada’s leader in serving the demands of the rapidly growing Asian market supported by our recognized and credible expertise. Our ability to achieve exceptional prices for works is based on our international reputation and network with the community.

Waddington’s has been a major force in the Canadian art sector for over five decades, beginning with our first auction of Canadian Fine Art held at the Queen Elizabeth Building at the CNE in 1967. Since that historic event, Waddington’s has offered some of the most important Canadian works, set record prices, and has been an integral part of driving the Canadian art market.

Specializing in jades, paintings, porcelain, religious works of art, textiles, woodblock prints and export wares, we present works from China, Japan, Korea, South East Asia, South Asia, the Himalayas and others.

Linda Rodeck Senior Specialist, Canadian Art Vice President, Fine Art

Anthony Wu Specialist, Asian Art


International Art

Jewellery, Watches and Numismatics

Waddington’s International Art department presents auctions of fine art from around the world, offering original works from art centres across North America and Europe while continuing to expand our scope to bring our collectors works from Asia, South Asia, Russia and South America. A major element of Waddington’s legacy, our International art auctions draw on Canada’s cultural diversity. The combination of our expertise and our expansive global network ensures the highest standards of authentication and research.

Waddington's has conducted auctions of Fine Jewellery and Numismatics for close to three decades. Highly respected expertise and in-depth knowledge of both domestic and international markets are the anchors of the ongoing success and popularity of our auctions.

Rare and important paintings, sculptures, prints and photographs are offered in our live and online auctions, attracting buyers worldwide.

Susan Robertson Senior Specialist, International Art

Our auctions are composed of a wide spectrum of contemporary and period jewellery featuring examples by some of the most desired names in jewellery including Tiffany, Cartier, Fabergé, Jensen, Yurman and Van Cleef & Arpels. Also featured in our auctions are fine wrist and pocket watches, designer fashion jewellery and all forms of numismatics including coins, tokens, banknotes and ancients.

Donald McLean Senior Specialist, Jewellery, Watches and Numismatics


Decorative Arts

Concrete Contemporary Auctions and Projects

Decorative Arts at Waddington’s encompasses a broad and diverse variety of objects and the department's client database is one of our largest.  From ancient to modern, delicate to deadly, Waddington’s Decorative Arts department redefines the term, bringing much more than traditional silverware and porcelain figurines to market, and with remarkable success.

Waddington’s launched its newest division, Concrete Contemporary Auctions and Projects in March 2012 with a vision and mandate to create a secondary market for contemporary Canadian art.

Waddington’s reputation for developing new markets is well represented by our Decorative Arts department, as is our ability to present large collections – notable recent sales have included Contemporary Studio Glass, Scientific Instruments and Militaria. The department regularly offers auctions which include bronzes, items of Canadian historical interest, ceramics, devotional works of art, glass, lighting, militaria, mirrors, objets de vertu, porcelain, scientific instruments, travel and exploration maps.

Bill Kime Specialist, Decorative Arts

Sean Quinn Specialist, Decorative Arts

Concrete Contemporary Auctions merges the worlds of traditional auction and the retail gallery, where our relationships with artists, art dealers, curators and collectors result in exciting new sources of contemporary works. The auctions are tightly focused on Canadian contemporary art since 1980 with an emphasis on midand late-career artists with exhibition history in the private and public sphere. An exciting initiative is the introduction of our Pop-Up Gallery series. These shortduration single artist exhibitions offer works by some of Canada’s most accomplished and influential working artists. As well, the groundbreaking Concrete Contemporary Acquisition Fund assists museums and public galleries in the acquisition of works by artists included in the auction. Led by one of Canada’s most plugged-in arts experts, Stephen Ranger, we are committed to exploring new ways to connect, expand and support the contemporary art community.

Stephen Ranger Senior Specialist, Contemporary Art


Inuit Art

“Off the Wall” Art

Waddington’s is internationally recognized as one of the leading authorities in marketing Inuit Art. No other auction house has been as intrinsically linked to the development of a market for this art form. Inuit Art is a proud part of our DNA. From our first landmark auction in 1978 of the William Eccles Collection, Waddington’s has offered thousands of works, set record prices, and expanded the market well beyond Canada’s borders.

Our “Off The Wall” Art online auctions are a unique opportunity to showcase accessible art. Drawing from our International Art, Canadian Art and Inuit Art divisions, “Off The Wall” Art auctions feature paintings, prints and sculpture.

Our legacy of successful Inuit Art auctions, our ability to achieve continually increasing values and our creation of an international market have been key factors in validating Inuit art as a whole and establishing it as an integral part of the Canadian Art scene.

These monthly, online auctions are always an eclectic selection of affordable works – a great way to learn, enjoy art and start building a collection. Working closely with our other divisions, this auction has developed its own diverse and extensive network of clients.

Doug Payne Specialist, Fine Art

Duncan McLean Senior Specialist, Inuit Art

Christa Ouimet Specialist, Inuit Art


Philanthropy and Community

Waddington's is committed to working within the community by contributing our time to charity fundraising events and appraisal clinics. We are honoured to work with countless museums, galleries, art organizations and fund raising events and contribute our time to over 20 events each year raising over $2,000,000 annually for the community. In addition, the Concrete Contemporary Acquisition Fund each year funds 50% of the purchase price for a work of contemporary Canadian art for a public institution. Organizations we support include: Aids Committee of Toronto, SNAP Best Buddies Birdlife International Canadian Opera Company Casey House, Art with Heart Casey House, Snowball CAMH Unmasked Covenant House The Furniture Bank Integra Foundation Lake Ontario Waterkeepers OCAD University Metro Toronto Zoo Montreal Children’s Hospital Nyota School, Kenya Princess Margaret Hospital Robert McLaughlin Gallery Second Harvest, Toronto Taste Serve Canada St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener St. Michaels Hospital, ARTGEMS The STOP Foodbank Toronto Symphony Orchestra The Varley Gallery Windsor Art Gallery Warchild Canada York University Fisher Fund


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Japanese Works of Art (Lots 1-23) 1 KIYOSHI SAITO (1907-1997) SENDO-GOSYO KYOTO (B), 1960 Sosaku woodblock print, signed, titled, dated, numbered 90/150. Reverse with tipped in rice paper slip ‘self-carved self printed KIYOSHI SAITO’ with red seal, image 14.8” x 20.9” — 37.5 x 53 cm. $400—600

2 KIYOSHI SAITO (1907-1997) OKUNO-HOSOMICHI CYUSON-JI HIRAIZUMI, 1965 Sosaku woodblock print, signed, titled, dated, numbered 61/150, sight of sheet 15.9” x 20.9” — 40.5 x 53 cm. $400—600

3 KIYOSHI SAITO (1907-1997) GARDEN TENRYUJI KYOTO, 1950 Sosaku woodblock print, titled, dated and numbered 11/80 in pencil. Framed, height 28.2” — 71.7 cm. $400—600

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4 SHUSAKU ARAKAWA (1936-2010) THE DEGREES OF MEANING, 1973 Coloured lithograph and mixed media on paper, signed, dated 1973 and numbered 63/100 in pencil, sheet 30.4” x 22.3” — 77.3 x 56.7 cm. $400—600

5 SCHOOL OF KUSUMI MORIKAGE (1620-1690) TWO SCROLLS WITH HERONS, 17TH/18TH CENTURY Ink on paper, largest 41.3” x 16.9” — 105 x 43 cm. Provenance: Reputedly from the Collection of Sam and Betty Dubiner. $1,500—2,000

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6 HEMP CARPET, TAISHO PERIOD (1912-1926) With brocade pattern of alternating florals and geometric forms, 74” x 36.2” — 188 x 92 cm. $2,000—3,000

7 FINELY CARVED IVORY OKIMONO OF A HAGOROMO TALE, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY A Buddhist angel wearing a ‘hagoromo’ (feathered robe) with phoenix characteristics, a lute in her left hand while standing over a fisherman, height 8.3” — 21 cm., inscribed signature Provenance: The Estate of Harry Handel (1916-1972), owner of Everyman’s Bookshop in Montreal. Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, thence by descent within the family. Note: For a similar ivory okimono, see Bonham’s London, May 17, 2012, lot 181. $2,000—3,000

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8 INLAID BRONZE FIGURE, SIGNED MIYAO EISUKE, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY The lantern hanger with fine brownish patina and jovial expression. Original wood stand, height 6.3” — 16.1 cm., signed on the lantern front, and with impressed mark on the robe’s reverse Provenance: An Important Westmount QC Collection. $3,000—4,000

9 LARGE MIXED-METAL BRONZE VASE, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY Finely cast in relief with samurai, pine branch, and prunus blossom, height 21.1” — 53.5 cm. Provenance: Property from a Toronto Estate. $2,000—3,000

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10 SET OF FIVE BRONZE ELEPHANTS, SIGNED, CIRCA 1900 Each well-cast and realistically rendered in a forward striding pose. Longest length 11.8” — 30 cm. $600—800

11 GROUP OF FOUR CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL FLORAL VASES, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Each with a tapering ovoid body decorated with floral designs, tallest height 8.7” — 22 cm., largest with studio marked base $400—600

12 LARGE CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL VASE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Of ovoid form with twin monster handles, the body decorated with equestrian riders on a densely packed landscape and floral ground, height 23.2” — 59 cm. $600—800

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13 KO-KUTANI FIGURE OF MONJU BOSATSU, EDO PERIOD, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Seated on a Buddhist lion, the Buddhist deity dressed in long patterned robes and resting his hands on a sword, height 9.6” — 24.5 cm. $1,000—1,500

14 MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE ARITA CHARGER, MEIJI PERIOD, CIRCA 1900 With a pheasant underneath giant peonies and plum blossoms, diameter 24.4” — 62 cm. $500—700

15 UNUSUAL SATSUMA MOON FLASK, SIGNED, 19TH CENTURY With a short neck rising from the rounded rectangular body decorated with figural scenes on either side, one depicting a scholar fishing beneath a pine tree, the other with two warriors, the whole raised on a tall spreading foot, height 11.2” — 28.5 cm., signed $600—800

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16 FINELY PAINTED SATSUMA TEA CUP AND SAUCER, SIGNED KINKOZAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY Finely painted with scenes of flora and fauna reserved along the well potted sides, all surrounded by bands of scrolling prunus, largest diameter 4.9” — 12.5 cm., cup and plate signed Kinkozan $1,500—2,000

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17 SATSUMA TEA CUP AND SAUCER AND A SMALL BOX, SIGNED KINKOZAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY The teacup and saucer thinly potted and similarly patterned with finely dressed ladies; the box, of circular shape with domed cover depicting a procession scene, largest diameter 3.9” — 10 cm. $600—800

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A Collection of Satsuma Ceramics from a Westmount Collection (Lots 18-23) Acquired from the Gurie Gallery during the 1970’s. 18 SATSUMA BALUSTER VASE, 19TH CENTURY With a wide flaring rim and tall cylindrical neck rising from the ovoid body decorated with two figures, a pair of moulded cicada-form handles to either side, height 14” — 35.5 cm. Provenance: Reputedly from the Collection of Sir Cornelius William Van Horne (1843-1915). $1,200—1,500

19 LOBED SATSUMA VASE, 19TH CENTURY The tapering globular body decorated with floral medallions and cranes and surmounted by a tall funnel neck rising towards a wide rim, height 9.8” — 25 cm. Provenance: Reputedly from the Collection of Sir Cornelius William Van Horne (1843-1915). $900—1,200

20 SATSUMA COVERED TEAPOT, 19TH CENTURY Of cylindrical shape with a large curving handle to one side and decorated with lions reserved against a scrolling floral ground, width 9.6” — 24.5 cm. Provenance: Reputedly from the Collection of Sir Cornelius William Van Horne (1843-1915). $900—1,200

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21 SATSUMA PLUM BLOSSOM VASE, 19TH CENTURY The short neck emerging from broad sharp shoulders and steeply tapering sides decorated with a continuous prunus design, diameter 5.3” — 13.5 cm. Provenance: Reputedly from the Collection of Sir Cornelius William Van Horne (1843-1915). $600—800

22 SATSUMA OVOID VASE, 19TH CENTURY With a globular form body and short neck with moulded dragon handles to either side, the exterior with floral designs throughout, all supported on a spreading foot, height 6.7” — 17 cm. Provenance: Reputedly from the Collection of Sir Cornelius William Van Horne (1843-1915). $600—800

23 SATSUMA FIGURE OF A BIJIN, 19TH CENTURY Rendered in the form of a demure lady dressed in heavily patterned robes decorated with floral bursts and scrolling clouds, height 10.6” — 27 cm. Provenance: Acquired from a Montreal Estate. $1,000—1,500

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Islamic and Indian Art (Lots 24-45) 24 LARGE POLYCHROMED POTTERY WALL TILE, PERSIA/QAJAR, LATE 19TH CENTURY Cartouche of a crowned royal figure in a blue ground with stylized dragons surmounted by floral border, height 19.3” — 49 cm. Provenance: Sotheby’s Paris ‘Collection Patrick Guerrand-Hermes’, October 9, 2012, lot 168 (part). $1,000—1,500

25 WOOL, LINEN AND SILVER THREAD EMBROIDERED CLOTH, OTTOMAN, 19TH CENTURY With all-over design of blossoming flowers, 37.8” x 22.8” — 96 x 58 cm. $800—1,200

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26 OTTOMAN SCHOOL JONAH AND THE WHALE, 19TH CENTURY Ink and tempera on card. Framed, image 8.3” x 6.3” — 21.2 x 15.9 cm. $1,000—1,500

27 OTTOMAN SCHOOL TWO ILLUMINATED HISTORY BOOK PAGES, PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY Ink, tempera and gold paint on card. The first depicting a mosque with blue dome roof, the second the Kaaba in Mecca, each image 3.3” x 2.1” — 8.3 x 5.3 cm. $1,000—1,500

28 PAIR OF SILVERED SHOES, OTTOMAN, 19TH CENTURY Each decorated with all-over floral designs, length 9.8” — 25 cm. $400—600

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A Toronto Private Collection of South Asian Miniatures (Lots 29-33) Acquired directly from the Estate of Theordore Allen Heinrich (1910-1981). Professor Heinrich was an art historian, curator and educator. From 1955 to 1962, he was the director of the Royal Ontario Museum, and afterwards he taught art history at the University of Saskatchewan and York University. 29 MUGHAL SCHOOL COURTESAN AND PRINCE, 17TH/18TH CENTURY Tempera on card, 6.3” x 3.3” — 16 x 8.5 cm. $800—1,200

30 AMBER SCHOOL COURT SCENE, MID-18TH CENTURY Ink and gold paint on card, image 14.4” x 10.8” — 36.5 x 27.5 cm. $1,000—1,500

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31 MUGHAL SCHOOL COURT SCENE, 17TH CENTURY Tempera and gold paint on card, 14” x 9.8” — 35.5 x 25 cm. $3,000—5,000

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32 INDIAN ISLAMIC SCHOOL PRINCE AND ATTENDANT, 16TH CENTURY Tempera on card, image 5.4” x 3.3” — 13.8 x 8.5 cm. $1,000—1,500

33 INDIAN SCHOOL MUGHAL-STYLE MAN IN TURBAN, 18TH CENTURY Tempera on card, image 4.9” x 2.8” — 12.5 x 7.2 cm. $800—1,200

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34 KANGRA/GULER SCHOOL KRISHNA AND LADIES, CIRCA 1780 Tempera and gold paint on card, image 6.7” x 9.8” — 17 x 25 cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Toronto. $4,000—6,000

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35 NORTH INDIAN SCHOOL KISHANGARH-TYPE PAINTING, 19TH CENTURY Tempera on card, image 9.8” x 5.9” — 25 x 15 cm. $1,000—1,500

36 MUGHAL SCHOOL PRINCE AND COURTESAN IN A FOREST, 18TH CENTURY Tempera on card, 6.1” x 3.7” — 15.5 x 9.5 cm. $1,000—1,500

37 INDIAN SCHOOL CHAOS IN MARKETPLACE, 18TH CENTURY Tempera on card, 23” x 17.5” — 58.4 x 44.5 cm. $800—1,200

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38 KHALIGHAT COMPANY SCHOOL FOUR MINIATURES OF DEITIES, CIRCA 1900 Tempera on card, 6.5” x 4.1” — 16.5 x 10.5 cm. $600—800

39 INDIAN SCHOOL TWO MINIATURE PORTRAITS, 19TH CENTURY Gouache on ivory, height 2” — 5 cm. $600—800

40 LARGE PICHWAI OF A KRISHNA FESTIVAL, RAJASTHAN, 19TH CENTURY Tempera on cloth. Mounted onto linen, 61.4” x 50.4” — 156 x 128 cm. $1,000—1,500

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41 HINDU BRONZE VESSEL, KANGRA VALLEY, INDIA, CIRCA 1800 The globular twin handled jar with fluted lotus base, the body with all-over design of Hindu deities, height 9.8” — 25 cm. Provenance: A Toronto Collector. $2,000—3,000

42 GREY SCHIST FRAGMENT, GANDHARA, 2ND TO 3RD CENTURY AD Carved in high relief with a pair of finely dressed ladies. Affixed to stand, height 4.7” — 12 cm. Provenance: Private Montreal Collection. $600—800

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43 SANDSTONE CARVING OF VARAHA, 11TH TO 13TH CENTURY The boar form avatar of Vishnu standing in heroic posture with his right foot on the base and the left on a lotus, his four arms radiating around his body and his principle hand holding a disc, wearing dhoti, bejewelled, his raised arm with a seated figure of the earth goddess Bhudevi touching his snout with her hand, 19.7” x 11.2” x 5.9” — 50 x 28.5 x 15 cm. $15,000—20,000

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44 BRONZE FIGURE OF DURGA MAHISASURAMARDINI, NEPAL 17TH/18TH CENTURY Raised on a double plinth and surrounded by a flaming mandorla with remnants of polychrome, the well patinated figure with prominent features and full lips dressed in an embellished dhoti and decorated with beaded necklace and tall crown, principle hands holding an alms bowl and performing a mudra, the other arms extended and radiating from the slim body, each holding a ritual object and framed by floating ribbons, the serene deity flanked by a lion and kneeling figure of the decapitated buffalo demon. Affixed to base, height 7.5” — 19 cm. Provenance: Purchased in London during the 1980’s. $12,000—15,000

45 GILDED BRONZE TORSO OF BUDDHA, BURMA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY The crowned figure with high chignon, fleshy earlobes and downcast eyes. Stand, height 21.3” — 54 cm. Provenance: Private Collection London, Ontario. $1,500—2,500

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Chinese Export Art (Lots 46-61) 46 SET OF SIX EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE ‘DUCKS AND PEONY’ PLATES, 18TH CENTURY With two mandarin ducks in a pond beneath a giant peony bloom TOGETHER WITH a blue and white garden pavilion plate, diameter 8.9” — 22.7 cm. Provenance: Old Toronto Collection. $1,500—2,500

47 LARGE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE ‘PEACOCKS’ PLATE, YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735) The shallow cavetto enameled with a scene of two peacocks in a garden with blooming lotus and rockery, the designs of flora continuing along the wide rim, diameter 13.8” — 35 cm. $800—1,200

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48 TWO EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE SERVING PLATTERS, 18TH CENTURY Both of hexagonal form and depicting large floral blooms within a red border, larger length 18” — 45.8 cm. Provenance: The Jean and Joseph Connolly Collection, Montreal. $600—800

49 PAIR OF EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE CHARGERS, 18TH CENTURY Each with a shallow cavetto surrounded by a wide sloping rim and decorated with all over designs of flora including peonies, prunus, and lotus, diameter 15.4” — 39.2 cm. Provenance: Montreal Private Collection. $1,500—2,000

50 LARGE EXPORT FAMILLE VERTE ‘LONGEVITY’ PLATE, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Thinly potted and decorated with a scene of a deer and crane beneath a pine tree along the interior, the broad rim with a band of five cranes, diameter 12.4” — 31.5 cm. Provenance: Montreal Private Collection. $1,000—1,500

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51 EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE PLATE, 18TH CENTURY With a band of peonies decorating the rim surrounding the shallow cavetto enameled with a scene of two plump birds, diameter 9.1” — 23 cm. Provenance: Montreal Private Collection. $400—600

52 FIVE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE DISHES, 18TH/19TH CENTURY One 18th Century dish with figures, a pair of 19th Century Canton rose dishes with figures and florals, and two other 19th Century Canton rose dishes, largest diameter 9.9” — 25.2 cm. $400—600

53 PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU MOUNTED ‘CLOBBERED’ EXPORT VASES, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Each of slender lobed form rising to a hexagonal neck, with central cartouches of florals all on a diamond pattern reserve. The ormolu with acanthus leaves base, dripping vine handles, and classical register top mount, height 13.4” — 34 cm. Provenance: Purchased from Waddington’s December 11, 2009, lot 101. $2,000—3,000

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54 EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE GINGER JAR AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY Of tapering ovoid shape with three circular reserves along the sides, each decorated with large blooming peony sprays, height 14.2” — 36 cm. $600—800

55 CHINESE EXPORT SCHOOL FOUR TRADE PAINTINGS, LATE 19TH CENTURY Goauche on paper, sight 3.5” x 5.1” — 9 x 13 cm. $2,000—3,000

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56 AFTER SUNQUA NEW FOREIGN FACTORIES IN GUANGZHOU, SECOND-HALF 19TH CENTURY Oil on canvas. Framed, 14.6” x 34.1” — 37 x 86.5 cm. Provenance: Private Collection Toronto. Purchased from Nishiki Gallery Hong Kong during the early 1990’s. Note: One of the original versions of this painting is published in ‘Late Qing China Trade Paintings’, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1982, no. 10. $5,000—7,000

57 CHINESE TRADE SCHOOL CITY OF VICTORIA, HONG KONG, SECOND-HALF 19TH CENTURY Oil on canvas, 17.7” x 29.5” — 45 x 75 cm. Provenance: Private Collection Toronto. Purchased from Nishiki Gallery Hong Kong during the early 1990’s. Note: One of the original versions of this painting is published in ‘Late Qing China Trade Paintings’, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1982, no. 13. $7,000—9,000

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58 EXPORT SILVER TANKARD, LATE 19TH CENTURY With a large dragon handle, the body decorated with prunus flowers and song birds, height 4.8” — 12.1 cm., 12.4 oz. — 387 grams $400—600

59 LARGE EXPORT TWO-PIECE JADE AND SILVER MIRROR, 19TH CENTURY With Buddhist emblems and inlaid hardstone beads surrounding a central jade carving depicting the ‘100 antiques’ motif together with a dragon-form belt hook forming the handle, length 10.9” — 27.7 cm. $2,000—3,000

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60 EXPORT ENAMELED SILVER AND JADE INLAY HAND MIRROR, 19TH CENTURY With a large white jade disc carved with prunus flowers, and a smaller jade belt hook used for the handle, the mirror with multi-coloured enamels to depict phoenixes and clouds, and inlaid with jadeite and rubelite pieces, whole height 9.3” — 23.6 cm. $600—800

61 EXPORT IVORY CARVED EROTIC TRAY, 19TH CENTURY Of rectangular shape with rounded sides and blooming chrysanthemum along the top corners, the interior carved in high relief with additional branches of chrysanthemum above two erotic scenes of embracing couples, length 13.4” — 34.1 cm. Provenance: Private Montreal Collection. Note: For a similar example, see the OCS’s “Chinese Ivory from the Shang to the Qing”, 1984, no. 219. $2,000—3,000

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Buddhist Works of Art from China and the Himalayas (Lots 62-96) 62 LARGE THANGKA OF THE FIFTH DALAI LAMA, TIBET, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Tempera and gold paint on linen, 62.2” x 42.1” — 158 x 107 cm. $12,000—15,000

63 THANGKA OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI, TIBET, 19TH CENTURY Tempera on linen, image 24.4” x 16.9” — 62 x 43 cm. $1,000—1,500

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64 UNUSUAL HARDSTONE FIGURE OF MAHAKALA, TIBET, 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER The protector standing in alidhasana on a prostate figure of possibly a ganesha over a lotus base while holding a curved blade and skull cup, height 6.5” — 16.5 cm. $2,000—3,000

65 CORAL AND HARDSTONE NECKLACE, TIBET The 112 coral bead necklace with turquoise and bronze separators and hanging two-eye dzi bead, whole height 16.9” — 43 cm. $400—600

66 STEEL SHORTSWORD OR DIRK DAGGER, TIBET, 19TH CENTURY The steel dagger with silver and sharkskin handle fitted with a large coral bead, the scabbard of patinated metal with inlay design of a dragon and phoenix. Plexiglas stand, total height 13” — 33 cm. $800—1,200

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67 GILT BRONZE REPOUSSE PLAQUE WITH FOUR BODDHISATTVAS, TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY Six-armed and three-headed manifestation of the Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara sitting on lotus in dhyanasana, holding an instrument, lotus, thunderbolt, flaming jewel, vajra, ghanta, and sword. Plexiglas stand, height 10.2” — 26 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Neil Cole, Toronto. $800—1,200

68 LARGE GILT COPPER MODEL OF A SNOW LION, TIBETOCHINESE, KANGXI PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY Probably an ornament for a large stupa, the ferocious beast with traces of polychrome throughout. Stand, length 12.3” — 31.2 cm. Provenance: Formerly from the collection of Max Klein, Montreal. $8,000—12,000

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69 RARE GREY LIMESTONE TORSO OF A STANDING BODHISATTVA, CHINA, SUI DYNASTY (581-618) The deity wearing long, crisply carved robes and trailing scarves, the right hand out in abhaya mudra (protection), and the left in varada mudra (charity), the back of the shoulders with remnants of a halo. The stone of a light grey tone with smooth texture. Wood base, height 35” — 89 cm. Provenance: Private Montreal Collection. Max Klein, Montreal, 1960’s. The Collection of Frederick Cleveland Morgan, decorative arts curator at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts from 19171962, acquired during the 1940’s. Note: Compare the proportions and the crisp carving of the present figure to a Sui Dynasty standing Bodhisattva published in The Art of Contemplation, Religious Sculptures from Private Collections, National Palace Museum, Taiwan, 1997, plate 54. $15,000—20,000

70 BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF BUDDHA, 16TH CENTURY The serene figure heavily cast and seated in padmasana with hands performing dhyana mudra and dressed in loose robes decorated with floral borders, the face slightly down turned and with heavily lidded eyes, all framed by tight whorls of hair and a pair of pendulous earlobes, height 16.1” — 41 cm. $15,000—20,000

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71 LARGE BRONZE FIVE-STOREY BUDDHIST PAGODA, CHINA, 19TH CENTURY Cast with steps situated in the four directions, the bottom floor fitted with hinged doors below five tiers of tiled roofs over enclosures, the roofs designed with elaborate corner brackets and bells, height 41.7” — 106 cm. $2,000—3,000

72 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF RATNASAMBHAVA, TIBET, 15TH/16TH CENTURY The Buddha heavily jeweled and with a tall crown, seated in dhyanasana on a high twotiered lotus base, his right hand in varadamudra, height 6.3” — 16.1 cm. Provenance: Private New York Collection, acquired during the early 1980’s. Note: Ratnasambhava is known as one of the ‘Five Meditation’ Buddhas in Tantric Buddhism, and is often associated with richness, fertility and earthliness. $15,000—20,000

72A BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRADHARA, TIBET, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Well rendered and heavily cast, the deity seated in dhyanasana with arms crossed in front of the chest holding a vajra in each hand, the serene figure with a smiling expression and adorned with a tall crown and dressed in a well decorated dhoti with scrolling clouds and vines of lotus flowers and embellished with ribbons and necklaces, the whole raised on a double lotus stand, height 9.3” — 23.5 cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Toronto. $9,000—12,000

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73 RARE BRONZE PALA-STYLE SEATED FIGURE OF TARA, EAST INDIA OR WESTERN TIBET, CIRCA 12TH/13TH CENTURY The slender figure seated in dhyanasana on an intricately modeled double lotus base, the eyes, mouth and legs inlay with copper and silver pieces, two lotus stalks rising to her shoulders, height 8.6” — 21.8 cm. $50,000—70,000

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Provenance: Private New York Collection, acquired during the early 1980’s. Note: The Pala influence of this figure is evident with the treatment of the jewelry, the slender proportions, and the relaxed form. The smiling expression and use of mixed-metal inlays are particularly noteworthy, and suggest the artist has encountered East Indian Pala examples of devotional sculptures.


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74 GILT BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI, TIBET, 14TH/15TH CENTURY With simple robes and seated on a double lotus base, the historical Buddha with right hand calling to the earth to witness his enlightenment, height 5.2” — 13.3 cm. Provenance: Private New York Collection, acquired during the early 1980’s. $12,000—15,000

75 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF MAHAKALA, TIBETO-CHINESE, 17TH/18TH CENTURY Finely cast, striding in pratyalidha on a prostrate figure of an elephant-headed deity on a separate lotus base with the principal right hand holding a vajra chopper and left with a skull bowl, the wrathful face surmounted by flame-like red hair behind the skull crown, height 6.5” — 16.5 cm. Provenance: Property of a Taiwanese-Canadian Collector. Note: A similar figure was sold at Sotheby’s Australia, October 27, lot 154. $10,000—15,000

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76 BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF MAITREYA, TIBET, 15TH CENTURY With hands in dharmachakramudra, the figure seated on dhyanasana on a tall double lotus base, the head crowned and heavily jeweled, and with eyes inlay with silver, height 7.5” — 19.1 cm. $30,000—40,000

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Provenance: Private New York Collection, acquired during the early 1980’s. Note: Maitreya, the Buddha of the of Future, is often depicted wearing elaborate jewelry and a tall crown. At this moment, he is a bodhisattva who will eventually return to earth to be the successor of the historic Buddha Shakyamuni. One of the distinguishing features of Maitreya is the larger central stupa-like point on the crown.


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The Harry Handel Collection of Chinese and Himalayan Buddhist Sculpture (Lots 77-87) Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, Montreal, thence by descent within the family. Harry Handel (1916-1972) was born in Montreal. Self-educated, he and his friend Louis Melzack both opened bookstores in downtown Montreal during the 1930’s. Handel’s bookshop was Everyman’s Bookshop, and Melzack opened Classics Bookshop. After marrying Louis’ sister, Esther Melzack, Harry and Esther grew their bookstore into an intellectual centre, specializing in exploration, anthropology, religion and art. Harry Handel became an authority in Canadian art and culture, and has been referenced in numerous publications and books (ref: G. Stevens, In a Canadian Attic; J. Houston, Confessions of an Igloo Dweller). Close friends and customers include leading Canadian artists of the day Arthur Lismer, Sam Borenstein and A.Y. Jackson. Alex Gurie, of Montreal’s famed Gurie Gallery, was also a close friend of Handel’s and taught him to appreciate and collect Asian antiques. Toward the end of Handel’s life, his second-hand bookshop had grown into an estate buying and art-dealing business. Everyman’s Bookshop closed in 1970 when Handel died at the age of 55. His

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wife Esther donated a collection of Canadian art to the Leonard and Bina Ellen Galerie of Montreal’s Concordia University in memory of Harry Handel. (ref: Horatio Walker by David Karel). Waddington’s is proud to offer the Collection of Harry Handel in this auction. Throughout this catalogue, you will find other items from this collection including ivory carvings, Chinese glass, and Chinese jade carvings.

77 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A LAMA, TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

78 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA AKSHOBYA, TIBET, 18TH CENTURY

79 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS, TIBET, 18TH CENTURY

Seated in dhyanasana on a cushion base, wearing a long robe incised on the front edge and all over the back falling in deep folds over his lap and a high brimmed hat, the right hand held in vitarkamudra, the left in dhyanamudra, each holding a long lotus spray, incised double vajra on the sealed base, height 4” — 10.2 cm.

Seated in dhyansana on a double lotus base, the hands held in bhurmisparsa, the ‘earth touching gesture’, wearing a simple robe over the left shoulder and with extended earlobes and tightly curled hair, height 6.5” — 16.4 cm.

The benevloent figure with hair swept back in high chignon behind an elaborate five-leaf crown with short sashes tied behind the ears, revealing a bare torso festooned with jewelled chains, seated in padmasana on a beaded double-lotus base, the hands in mudra of meditation, dhyanamudra, held above the thighs, double vajra pattern on the sealed base, height 6.7” — 17 cm.

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80 LARGE GILT AND LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF THOUSAND-ARMED AVALOKITESVARA, CHINA, 16TH CENTURY Seated in vajrasana on a double lotus pedestal, with the main pairs of hands held in anjalimudra, high chignon, benevolent expression, the elongated uppermost hands held upwards supporting a Buddha, below a seven-leaf diadem modelled with twelve pairs of arms, each hand holding a ritual object including a reliquary, a ritual brush, a mala pearl, ceremonial dagger, ambrosia vase, Wheel of Law, bell, lotus, and other ritual objects, all raised to the sides and a further pair of arms held in front holding a chaojian, height 33.3” — 84.5 cm. $20,000—30,000

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Note: Adorned in typical Han-Chinese robes and wearing an elaborate crown, the current example of the ‘thousand-armed’ Avalokiteshvara is a rare Daoist depiction of a Buddhist bodhisattva. Surmounted by a small figure of Amitabha Buddha (which is missing on many known examples), the wellcast figure represents the Daoist manifestation of the Buddhist deity of wisdom and mercy. His iconography is also characterized by the 24 long, spindly arms radiating from the slender body. One of the most revered deities, the ‘thousand-armed’ Avalokiteshvara was the earthly depiction of Amitabha Buddha and venerated as the ideal of karuna, the concept of compassion. During the 15th Century of the Ming Dynasty, Daoism and Buddhism encountered a cross-pollenization of ideas. At that time, the Tibetan Gelug School of Buddhism was founded. In consequence, Han-Chinese Buddhism gradually became the mainstream religion in the Imperial court, surpassing Mongolian Buddhism. In the Yongle and Xuande periods, Tibetan Buddhism became the most prominent religion in China, a fact that was reflected in the Imperial bodhisattvas workshops, known as the ‘Fozuo,’ (the literal Chinese to English translation is ‘workshop of making bodhisattvas’). Owing to the emperor’s religious preferences, Buddhism influenced the majority of bronze figures made in the ‘Fozuo’. 16th Century Daoist-Buddhist bronzes such as this present example are extremely rare. The proportions of his body depict a transition of style between Daoist and Buddhist vocabulary, which is showcased by the 28 arms, seven-leaf diadem, and slender waist. These transitional characteristics bear pivotal historical meanings and support his influence from the early Ming Period. For a comparable example of this figure dated to the Ming Dynasty (but probably 16th Century), see Christie’s Hong Kong, May 27, 2009, lot 1951.


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81 POLYCHROMED BRONZE FIGURE OF VAISHRAVANA, TIBETO-CHINESE, 17TH/18TH CENTURY Cast seated in lalitasana on top of a lion above an oval lotus beaded base, the left hand holding a nakula (mongoose) spitting jewellery and the right raised clasping a chatra, dressed in armour with a billowing scarf over the shoulders, aquiline nose and elongated earlobes, the ferocious face surmounted by a fiveleaf diadem, height 11.1” — 28.2 cm. $6,000—8,000

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82 EXTREMELY RARE AND LARGE IMPERIAL BRONZE FIGURE OF YAMANTAKA WITH CONSORT, CHINA, QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD (1736-1795) Cast standing in alidhasana upon birds and horses and the bodies of prostrate figures, above a beaded lotus plinth, numerous arms radiate about him with the primary arms grasping his consort and holding a kartika ritual curved knife and skull cap, wearing an elephant skin at his back, three heads within the tall flaming hair, wrathful expression on the face, height 18.1” — 46 cm., seven-character Qianlong mark to base $30,000—50,000

Note: Heavily cast and of large size, this extraordinary example of Yamantaka rendered in the form of a wrathful Manjusri, is extremely rare. Known as an ‘Istadevata’ in Mahayana Buddhism or ‘Yidam’ in the Gelug school, Yamantaka protects followers of tantric Buddhism, and personifies the victory of wisdom over death. The Qianlong emperor was fascinated with Tibetan Buddhism and favoured the buffalo-head figure, which he perceived as his personal meditational deity. It is possible that this current Yamantaka came from one of the Imperial ‘Liupin Folou’ or the ‘Six Buddhist Class Temples’. These temples were dedicated to Je Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelug School of Buddhism. Under Emperor Qianlong's reign, numerous imperial Gelugpa temples were built in the Forbidden City to worship this sect. In the ‘Liupin Folou’, more than 700 bronze deities were placed on separate altars according to their levels of tantras. Most of them ranged in size from 15 to 50 cm. Similar to the current example, many of the Imperial Buddhist bronzes were parcel gilt and seated on a beaded lotus base. Additionally, several of these bronzes also bore the same impressed seven-character Qianlong mark, which was only used before the 46th year of the Qianlong reign. Similar Imperial bronze figures from the ‘Liupin Folou’ have appeared in the auction market over the years. A parcel gilt bronze figure of Kalachakra with a similar Imperial mark was sold at Sotheby’s London, November 4, 2009, lot 215. A bronze figure of Namgyalma with seven-character Qianlong mark was sold at Poly Auction, Beijing, December 1, 2007, lot 924.

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83 LARGE GILT REPOUSSÉ BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS, TIBET, 18TH CENTURY Adorned with jewelry and ribbons, the seated figure in dhyanasana on top of a double lotus pedestal with hands resting in lap performing dhyana mudra with a ritual vessel, the meditative figure with arched eyebrows framing heavily lidded downcast eyes, an aquiline nose and full lips, the full face surmounted by an elaborate top knot, with inset coral and turquoise beads throughout, height 15” — 38 cm. $8,000—12,000

84 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF PALDEN LHAMO, TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY Seated in lalitasana atop a mule with her right arm raised and wearing windswept sashes, billowing scarf, a garland of severed heads and a skull diadem, her face with bulging eyes, flaming brows and a figure within her jaws, framed with a crown of flaming hair, base sealed with incised double vajra, height 5.6” — 14.3 cm. $2,000—3,000

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85 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI, TIBETO-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY With hands resting in lap, the seated figure in a pose of meditation with a serene expression, his tight whorls of hair fastened in a top knot, the whole raised on a double lotus stand. Wood stand, height 6.5” — 16.5 cm. $2,000—3,000

86 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF TARA, TIBET, 18TH CENTURY Flanked on either side with vines of lotus, the crowned figure dressed in ornate jewelry and ribbons and seated in dhyanasana with legs crossed and the soles of her feet upturned, with inset turquoise and coral beads throughout. Wood stand, height 6.7” — 17 cm. $2,000—3,000

87 TWO BRONZE FIGURES, CHINA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY The first a seated figure of Guanyin, the second, a seated figure of a star god, height 7.1” — 18 cm. $800—1,200

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88 LARGE GILT REPOUSSÉ BRONZE FIGURE OF PADMASAMBHAVA, TIBET, 17TH CENTURY Well cast and rendered in a seated dhyanasana pose with legs crossed and the soles of both feet upturned, the meditative figure with a smiling expression and round face framed by a pair of pendulous earlobes, dressed in a long dhoti richly decorated with bands of lotus throughout and bearing a separately cast khatvanga, his signature weapon pressed against his chest and left arm, height 14.4” — 36.5 cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Toronto. Note: Padmasambhava was an 8th Century Buddhist guru who went to Tibet and spread the sutras over a period of fifty years. He is known as one of the great founders of Tibetan Buddhism and is often identified with a khatvanga, a divine staff. $30,000—40,000

89 GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRAPANI, TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY The fierce guardian striding in archer’s pose while wearing a tiger’s skin, his right hand holding a vajra, the left a snare, his body decorated with jewels and a snake necklace, height 7.6” — 19.2 cm. Provenance: Private American Collection, acquired in the 1970’s. Private New York Collection. $20,000—30,000

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90 RARE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF YAMA DHARMARAJA, TIBETOCHINESE, KANGXI PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY Standing in pratyalidhasana with flaming hair, on the back of a recumbent bull above a prostrate man on a lotus base, his right arm raised holding the skull club, his left displaying vitarkamudra, height 6.9” — 17.5 cm.

Provenance: Private Swedish Collection, acquired from the estate of a gentleman who accompanied Sven Hedin during his Sino-Tibetan expeditions. Private New York Collection. Note: In this example, Yama is showcased as the judge of hell. The damned are brought before him to be questioned, and mythical creatures will act out the punishments. The present sculpture is impressive for its dynamic and detailed form. A similar figure of Yama was sold at Bonhams New York, September 18, 2013, lot 23.

$60,000—80,000

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91 GILT BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF MILAREPA, TIBETOCHINESE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Raised on a double lotus plinth, the figure dressed in loose robes and adorned with two turquoise beaded earrings, seated with one hand raised and the other holding a skull bowl, height 6.1” — 15.5 cm. $3,000—5,000

92 BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRAPANI, TIBETO-CHINESE, 19TH/20TH CENTURY Surrounded by a long floating ribbon, the fierce deity holding a ritual object in his right hand and standing in a pratayalidha pose, height 5.1” — 13 cm. $1,500—2,000

93 BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF BUDDHA AKSHOBHYA, TIBET, FIRST-HALF 20TH CENTURY Seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus pedestal, his right hand in bhumisparsha mudra the ‘earth touching’ gesture, wearing sanghati robe over his left shoulder, height 18.5” — 47 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Neil Cole, Toronto. $1,000—1,500

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94 BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF TARA, TIBET, FIRST-HALF 20TH CENTURY Seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base, the left hand raised to the chest in vitarkamudra and the right held in varadamudra, wearing a loose shawl over the shoulder and a dhoti, crowned with a five-leaf tiara in front of a high chignon, the face with a benevolent expression, height 16.3” — 41.5 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Neil Cole, Toronto. $1,000—1,500

95 RED GROUND WOOL ‘TIGER SKIN’ CARPET, TIBET, EARLY 20TH CENTURY 68.5” x 35.4” — 174 x 90 cm. $600—800

96 YELLOW GROUND WOOL PRAYER RUG, TIBET, 19TH CENTURY With design of a young boy on a water buffalo, 48.8” x 24.8” — 124 x 63 cm. $400—600

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Chinese Works of Art (Lots 97-357) 97 DARK BLUE GROUND WOOL PEKING CARPET, LATE QING DYNASTY Surrounded by a border of sparse floral sprigs and birds, the midnight blue ground decorated with a vase and planter in the centre, 108” x 139.2” — 274.3 x 353.6 cm. $2,500—3,500

98 LIGHT BLUE GROUND WOOL PEKING CARPET, LATE QING DYNASTY The central scene with a radiating medallion pattern surrounded by a border of geometric ‘shou’ patterns interspersed with Buddhist emblems, 105.5” x 141.5” — 268 x 359.4 cm. $2,500—3,500

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99 BLUE GROUND SILK BROCADE PANEL FRAGMENT, 18TH/19TH CENTURY With dragon roundels and clouds on a blue ground, 54.3” x 26.8” — 138 x 68 cm. $400—600

100 LARGE RED GROUND SILK EMBROIDERED ‘EIGHT TRIBUTE BEARERS’ PANEL, 19TH CENTURY With silk, gold, and silver thread embroidered on red wool cloth and laid down onto a larger silk panel, of rectangular section and divided into two registers with eight floral medallions along the top bordering the main section depicting eight foreigners, each with a gift to pay tribute, a tasseled fringe on the base, 30.1” x 171.1” — 76.5 x 434.5 cm. $600—800

101 FOUR PANEL BLACK LACQUER AND HARDSTONE INLAY FLOOR SCREEN Each of the panels inlaid with jade to depict a battle scene in a rocky landscape with several figures, some on horseback, the lower portions of the panels decorated with mythical beasts, the outer most panels with Chinese characters, each panel height 69.1” — 175.5 cm. Provenance: A Westmount Collection, QC. Note: The inscription suggests that the panel was possibly presented as a gift to a military official with wishes of prosperity and longevity through future generations. $800—1,200

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102 BLACK LACQUER COFFER TABLE, 19TH CENTURY The top with everted ends and ‘ice-plate’ edge above three drawers, all above the compartment flanked by two doors and two outer panels, decorated with scrolling lotus and leaves, peonies, dragons, ‘shou’ character, black ground throughout, 33.4” x 86.2” x 20.1” — 84.8 x 219 x 51 cm. Provenance: Purchased from C. C. Lai Antiques, Toronto. $2,000—3,000

103 LARGE BLACK LACQUER DRAGON CABINET, 19TH CENTURY Of rectangular form, the upper chest with two square doors, decorated with magnificent four-claws dragons, framed with fruiting vine and melon patterns, 72” x 47.2” x 22.4” — 183 x 120 x 57 cm. Provenance: Purchased from C. C. Lai Antiques, Toronto. Note: Fruiting and flowing melon vine is a symbol of prosperous offspring in Chinese culture. $3,000—4,000

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104 PAIR OF TALL SQUARE-FORM TABLES, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Supported on scroll feet, the reticulated apron decorated with lotus flowers and mythical beasts, each with drawer and pierced trellis, 43.5” x 23.4” x 20.5” — 110.5 x 59.5 x 52 cm. Provenance: Purchased from C. C. Lai Antiques, Toronto. $1,500—2,000

105 CINNABAR LACQUER STAND, LATE QING DYNASTY Carved in high relief with confronting dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, and decorated with ‘air’ and ‘wan’ diaper ground patterns along the top and continuing along the recessed waist, the whole supported on curving cabriolet legs terminating in scroll form feet and joined together with a low bracket along all sides, height 33.5” — 85 cm. Provenance: Purchased from Robert Deveau Galleries, Toronto, during the 1980’s. Note: A similar example was sold at Christie’s London, November 7, 2008, lot 406. $5,000—7,000

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106 HARDWOOD RECTANGULAR TABLE Decorated with the eight Daoist emblems over the wan diaper ground, ruyi-shaped legs, 33.9” x 61.2” x 24.2” — 86 x 155.5 x 61.5 cm. $3,000—4,000

107 BLACKWOOD SQUARE-FORM TABLE The recessed waist carved with dragon and bi-shape patterns, 32.7” x 34.3” x 34.3” — 83 x 87 x 87 cm. $2,000—3,000

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108 PAIR OF ROSEWOOD HORSESHOE BACK ARMCHAIRS Each with a rectangular seat inset with floating panel and curving back joined together by a densely carved backsplat with dragon patterns, and supported on curving legs ending in paw form feet, 40” x 27.2” x 23.6” — 101.5 x 69 x 60 cm. $4,000—6,000

109 PAIR OF ELMWOOD ARMCHAIRS The arms and back comprised of thick scrolling section and carved in relief on the backsplat with geometric ruyi designs, all raised on four straight legs with scrolling patterns on the feet and joined by low stretchers, 37.4” x 21.1” x 17.7” — 95 x 53.5 x 45 cm. $800—1,200

110 LARGE HARDSTONE PEACH TREE Peaches and plethora of leaves in various hardstones with knotted string accents, vividly modelled trunk raised from a rectangular jade planter, total height 41.7” — 106 cm. $600—800

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111 LARGE DALI MARBLE ‘DREAMSTONE’ PANEL, DATED TO THE 23RD YEAR OF THE REPUBLIC PERIOD AND OF THE PERIOD (1934) The natural black and grey veining creating a landscape-like scene along the smooth rectangular form panel, inscribed with calligraphy in the upper left corner. Hardwood stand, 29.1” x 23.8” — 74 x 60.5 cm., incised three character seal mark ‘ru qing ri’. Provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia. $8,000—12,000 (mark)

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112 THREE-PIECE DALI MARBLE TABLE STAND The white marble with brown and beige streaks, forming a natural landscape design, all set within a reticulated wood screen with a bats and dragons design, diameter of marble, 24 cm, total height 40.5” — 102.8 cm. $2,500—3,500

113 HARDSTONE INLAY PANEL OF ZHU BAJIE, MID-20TH CENTURY The half-pig, half-human warrior made of multiple pieces of polychromed soapstone and holding his trademark ‘nine-toothed rake’, panel 42.5” x 36.6” — 108 x 93 cm. Note: Zhu Baijie is one of the three helpers of the monkey king, and in English translations of ‘Journey to the West’, he is sometimes known as ‘Pigsy’. $800—1,200

114 FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN PANEL AND TABLE SCREEN, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Depicting a scholar at leisure in a winter landscape. Wood frame and stand, porcelain panel 24” x 13.4” — 61 x 34 cm., marked 1786, three seal mark ‘wei jing wei xin, ‘Qianlong chen han’, and‘le shan tang’ Provenance: Purchased in Toronto during the 1980’s. $1,000—1,500

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115 SHAO SHENG SHI (REPUBLICAN PERIOD) FAMILLE ROSE ‘NINE SCHOLARS’ PORCELAIN PANEL Based on a 15th Century painting by Tang Yin, the scene with scholars examining a painting underneath a pine tree. Wood frame and stand, porcelain panel 16.1” x 11.2” — 41 x 28.5 cm. Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong during the early 1980’s. $8,000—12,000

116 PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE LANDSCAPE PORCELAIN PANELS, 20TH CENTURY Both signed Wang Yeting, 21.7” x 6.6” — 55 x 16.8 cm. Provenance: A Greco-Toronto Estate. $800—1,200

117 ATTRIBUTED TO WANG DAFAN (1888-1961) FAMILLE ROSE FIGURAL PANEL Depicting the scene of ‘Wang xizhi loves geese’, 15.4” x 10.2” — 39 x 26 cm., two characters seal mark ‘da fan’ $1,000—1,500

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118 RARE IVORY CARVED FIGURE OF SHAOLAO, 16TH/17TH CENTURY Of tusk form and dressed in long simple robes while holding a tall gnarled staff in one hand and a fan in the other. Affixed to wood stand, height 11.4” — 29 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Harry Handel (1916-1972), owner of Everyman’s Bookshop in Montreal. Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, thence by descent within the family. $3,000—5,000

119 IVORY SCREEN AND STAND, 19TH CENTURY The panel incised with a scene of two figures seated on a rocky ledge beneath a forest of pine trees, the reverse with calligraphy, all supported on a fitted stand with reticulated designs of flora, total height 11” — 28 cm. Provenance: Old Toronto Collection. $800—1,200

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120 LARGE IVORY CARVED FIGURE OF A MAIDEN, 19TH CENTURY Carrying a basket of peonies in one hand and a branch of flowers in the other, the standing figure dressed in long robes with swirling cloud patterns, her hair pulled into an elaborate top knot and fastened with pins and peony blooms. Affixed to wood stand, height 15.6” — 39.5 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Harry Handel (1916-1972), owner of Everyman’s Bookshop in Montreal. Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, thence by descent within the family. $2,000—3,000

121 IVORY CARVED SCHOLAR’S MOUNTAIN, CIRCA 1920’S Carved with a scholarly figure and two attendants strolling on a rocky mountain surrounded by pine trees, crashing waves and lotus flowers to the base, height 10.2” — 26 cm. Provenance: Property from a Toronto Estate. $1,500—2,000

122 IVORY CARVED ‘IMMORTALS’ LANDSCAPE, CIRCA 1930’S Rendered with the Eight Daoist immortals seated in a forest and surrounded by pine trees, crashing waves along the base. Wood stand, length 12.2” — 31 cm. $500—700

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Chinese Ivory Carvings from an Edmonton Collection (Lots 123-127)

123 MASSIVE IVORY CARVED FIGURE OF GUANYIN, CIRCA 1940’S Flanked by a pair of attendants, the decorously attired standing figure with principal hands held in front of the chest performing dharmachakra mudra while holding a vase, another set of arms raising a censer, all surrounded by eleven additional arms extending from behind holding various ritual objects, the figure raised on a lotus pod and tiered stand, height 38.8” — 98.5 cm., incised four characters mark ‘da qing Qianlong’ to the base $6,000—8,000

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124 EXTREMELY LARGE IVORY CARVED FIGURE OF SHOULAO, CIRCA 1940’S The standing figure holding a fruiting peach branch in his right hand that curves around his body and a tall staff in his left accompanied by a boy attendant riding a spotted deer, height 41.1” — 104.5 cm. $5,000—6,000

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125 LARGE IVORY CARVED FIGURE OF A PHOENIX AND IMMORTAL, CIRCA 1940’S Of large tusk form and carved in the round as a lady holding peonies while seated on a phoenix, the group raised on a rocky plinth with blooming flora. Wood stand, height 14.2” — 36 cm.

126 LARGE IVORY CARVED FIGURE OF SHOULAO, CIRCA 1940’S The bald-headed elderly figure clutching a tall gnarled dragon staff in one hand and a branch of five peaches in the other, dressed in long dragon-patterned robes. Wood stand, height 13.4” — 34 cm. $1,500—2,000

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127 LARGE IVORY CARVED FIGURE OF A FARMER AND BOY, CIRCA 1940’S Depicting a smiling elderly figure with a branch of flowers resting across his shoulders and a small sprig in hand, standing together with a young boy, height 12.4” — 31.5 cm. $1,000—1,500

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128 SANCAI GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A CAMEL AND RIDER Modeled in the form of a rider seated on a bactrian camel with its head reared, splashes of green and yellow throughout, height 18.5” — 47 cm. $400—600

129 OLIVE GLAZED ‘YUEYAO’ JAR, SONG DYNASTY, 11TH TO 12TH CENTURY Of ovoid form and four lug handles along the beaded shoulder, height 5.5” — 14 cm. $1,000—1,500

130 YINGQING SHALLOW BOWL, SONG DYNASTY With thinly potted sides rising towards a smooth wide rim, the exterior with three stylized lotus sprays, diameter 6.5” — 16.4 cm. $400—600

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131 MOULDED YINGQING BOWL, SONG DYNASTY The thinly potted sides steeply descending towards the cavetto and raised on a short straight foot, diameter 6.9” — 17.5 cm. $400—600

132 PAIR OF BLACK GLAZED JIAN WARE TEABOWLS, POSSIBLY SONG DYNASTY With a wide rim and steep sides covered in a thick black glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the biscuit ground, diameter 4.3” — 11 cm. Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong during the 1980’s. $1,500—2,000

133 QINGBAI ‘PEONY’ TRIPOD CENSER, YUAN DYNASTY Raised on three monster mask legs, the body with incised decoration of large scrolling peonies underneath a key-fret patterned band, diameter 6.1” — 15.5 cm. $2,000—3,000

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134 ZHEIJIANG CELADON JAR, 15TH/16TH CENTURY With thickly potted sides and a short neck emerging from the tapering ovoid body moulded with a band of lotus blooms along the bulging waist, the thick celadon glaze falling slightly short of the foot to reveal a biscuit ground. Wood stand, height 9.3” — 23.5 cm. $1,000—1,500

135 LONGQUAN BARBED RIM DISH, 16TH/17TH CENTURY Heavily potted with a wide foliate rim gently sloping towards a shallow interior moulded with six large lotus sprays surrounding a seventh in the cavetto with additional floral decorations along the exterior, the whole raised on a tall foot and covered in a thick even celadon glaze, diameter 12.2” — 30.5 cm. Provenance: Christie’s New York ‘Collector’s Choice: Chinese Art from a Private American Collection’, June 12-26, 2014, lot 20. Private Toronto Collection. $4,000—6,000

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136 JUN GLAZED SHALLOW BOWL, 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER Raised on a tall foot, the bowl with a steeply sloping rim and shallow interior covered in a thick blue glaze falling short of the foot with inclusions of red and purple splashes, diameter 5” — 12.7 cm. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong during the 1950’s and 60’s while the owner was working in the Hong Kong Department of Education. $400—600

137 WHITE GLAZED WINE EWER, MING DYNASTY Of ovoid form and four lug handles, height 4.1” — 10.5 cm. $400—600

138 BLUE GLAZED MOULDED VASE, MING DYNASTY With bulging shoulders tapering towards a narrow base, the sides moulded with designs of confronting dragons surrounded by swirling clouds. Wood stand, height 8.5” — 21.5 cm. $600—800

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139 RARE YELLOW JADE INSCRIBED SNUFF BOTTLE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of tapering baluster shape incised with Chinese calligraphy along the faceted octagonal body, the incised calligraphy and mark probably later additions, height 2.3” — 5.9 cm., incised mark ‘wan shi’ to the base. $1,500—2,500

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140 IVORY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL CARVED SNUFF BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY Flanked by monster handles, both sides of the body with carefully inlaid dragons chasing flaming pearls. Ivory stopper with mother-of-pearl finial, height 2.4” — 6.1 cm. $600—800

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141 FAMILLE ROSE SNUFF BOTTLE OF A BEAUTY, DAOGUANG MARK AND PERIOD (1821-1850) A beauty holding a tiger on one side, a poem on the reverse. Coral and horn stopper, height 2.2” — 5.5 cm., fourcharacter Daoguang mark. $600—800

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142 BLUE AND WHITE FIGURAL SNUFF BOTTLE, GUYUEXUAN MARK, 19TH CENTURY One side depicting five figures, the other two wrestling men. Green hardstone stopper, height 2.4” — 6.1 cm., fourcharacter guyuexuan mark to the rim, the base with a vase containing spears. $400—600

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143 LARGE METAL-MOUNTED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY The uncarved agate body mounted in metal fittings and decorated with inset coral and turquoise beads, height 4.4” — 11.2 cm. $600—800

144 YE ZONGSAN (LATE QING DYNASTY) INTERIOR PAINTED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE Cyclically dated 1895 and depicting a heron on one side, two birds and rockery on the reverse. Carnelian stopper, height 2.5” — 6.3 cm. $400—600

145 FAMILLE ROSE ‘NINE LIONS’ SNUFF BOTTLE, QIANLONG MARK, 19TH CENTURY Of baluster form and moulded with nine lions playing against a scrolling cloud and ribbon ground, height 2.6” — 6.5 cm., four-character Qianlong mark. $600—800

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146 UNUSUAL SILHOUETTE ROCK CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Well hollowed and with the darker area of the stone carved as a monkey seated on a horse underneath a pine tree, bamboo branches on the reverse. Carnelian stopper, height 2.1” — 5.4 cm. $1,000—1,500

147 TWO JADE SNUFF BOTTLES One of pebble form and incised with a large bat to one side; the other, with smooth and undecorated sides, tallest height 2.3” — 5.8 cm. $400—600

148 GROUP OF TWELVE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES, 19TH/20TH CENTURY Including: seven with monster-head handles; two of square form; three smooth and uncarved, tallest height 2.8” — 7.1 cm. $1,500—2,000

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149 PAIR OF BLUE PEKING GLASS BOTTLE VASES, QIANLONG MARK, 18TH CENTURY With bulbous bodies rising to a long stem neck, height 10.2” — 26 cm., fourcharacter Qianlong mark. Provenance: The Estate of Harry Handel (1916-1972), owner of Everyman’s Bookshop in Montreal. Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, thence by descent within the family. $2,000—3,000

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150 LARGE BLUE PEKING GLASS BOTTLE VASE, 18TH CENTURY

151 PEKING GLASS BOTTLE VASE, QIANLONG MARK

The round bulbous body sitting on a splayed foot and rising to a tall cylindrical neck, height 16” — 40.6 cm.

With dark blue, sky blue, green, red and pink colours over white, the scene of the birds of paradise bordered between lotus petals, height 11.8” — 30 cm., fourcharacter Qianlong mark.

Provenance: The Estate of Harry Handel (1916-1972), owner of Everyman’s Bookshop in Montreal. Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, thence by descent within the family.

Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong during the 1980’s. $2,500—3,000

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152 DEHUA TRIPOD INCENSE CONTAINER, 18TH CENTURY With a ribbed body and band of archaistic design, diameter 4.5” — 11.5 cm. $600—800

153 DEHUA FIGURE OF THREE IMMORTALS, LATE QING DYNASTY Each dressed in long simple robes, the three figures raised on a large lotus pod, one holding a yueqin, one a Buddha’s hand citron, the third seated on a guqin, height 8.7” — 22 cm. $500—700

154 DEHUA FIGURE OF GUANYIN, LATE QING DYNASTY Seated on a short platform, the serene goddess dressed in long robes and a beaded lotus necklace, holding a large ruyi sceptre in hand, covered in a thick creamy white glaze throughout, height 11.2” — 28.5 cm. $600—800

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155 DEHUA FIGURE OF GUANYIN, LATE QING DYNASTY Seated on a lotus pedestal with hands in uttarabodhi mudra, and downcast benevolent expression, height 16.1” — 41 cm., Two sealmarks ‘dehua’ and ‘Su shicun zhi’ to the back. $1,000—1,500

156 DEHUA FIGURE OF PUTAI, 19TH CENTURY Modeled in the form of the jovial god, the standing figure dressed in loose robes and covered with a warm creamy glaze throughout, height 9.4” — 24 cm., Impressed Chen Wei Chih Yin mark to back. $2,000—3,000

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157 CHEN MINGLIANG (1963- ) LARGE DEHUA FIGURE OF WENCHANG Dressed in loose robes and holding ruyi in right hand, seated on a plinth, height 20.1” — 51 cm., Impressed sealmark ‘dehua’ and ‘bo ji yu ren’ to the back. Note: A similar example was sold at Poly Auction, Beijing, December 5, 2010, lot 4304. $1,500—2,500

158 DEHUA FIGURE OF GUANYIN AND CHILD Seated on a rocky plinth holding a small child in her lap, a vase resting beside her, height 13.4” — 34 cm., Marked ‘dehua’ and ‘He chaozong yin’ to the back. Note: A similar example from the Imperial Museum, Hong Kong, was exhibited in ‘The Divine Spectra of Avalokitesvara from Tibet,’ 2007, The Rotunda Exchange Square, Hong Kong. $2,500—3,500

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159 P. J. DONNELLY BLANC DE CHINE London: Faber and Faber, 1969. Cloth board in dust jacket, 10” x 6.4” x 1.7” — 25.5 x 16.2 x 4.2 cm. $400—600

160 ALEXANDRE IACOVLEFF LES DESSINS & PEINTURES D’EXTREME ORIENT Paris: Lucien Vogel, 1922. Limited edition 58 of 150. Hard cloth slip case containing a a Chinese-style string tied introduction book with yellow silk covers, and fifty heliographs and engravings each tipped into a card mount, book 15” x 11.4” — 38 x 29 cm. Provenance: Topper Galleries, Toronto. $2,000—3,000

161 HSIEN-CH’I TSENG & ROBERT PAUL DART THE CHARLES B. HOYT COLLECTION, VOLUME I AND II Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1964 and 1972. Both cloth boards in original card slip case. TOGETHER WITH Von Walter Bondy ‘Kang-Hsi’. Munich: Buchenau & Reichert Verlag, 1925. Cloth board with paper dust jacket, 12” x 1.3” x 8.5” — 30.5 x 3.2 x 21.5 cm. $400—600

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162 HUGH MOSS BY IMPERIAL COMMAND: AN INTRODUCTION TO CH’ING IMPERIAL PAINTED ENAMELS Hong Kong: Hibiya, 1976. #0946 of 1000. Two cloth bound volumes with paper dust jackets, all in a card slip case, 17.7” x 11” x 2.8” — 45 x 28 x 7 cm. $2,000—3,000

163 SOTHEBY’S HONG KONG THE MEIYINTANG COLLECTION, PARTS I-IV 7 April, 2011; 5 October 2011; 4 April, 2012; and 9 October 2012 TOGETHER WITH four Eskenazi London catalogues including Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition, November 2010; Chinese Huanghuali Furniture from a Private Collection, November 2011; The Twelve Animals of the Zodiac by Li Huayi; and Qing Porcelain from a Private Collection, November 2012, largest 11.8” x 9.3” x 1.1” — 30 x 23.5 x 2.8 cm. $500—700

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164 SPINACH GREEN JADE NINEPIECE SCHOLAR’S SET Each item rendered from spinach green jade and incised with floral designs including: a pair of pens, two seals, an inkstone, brushwasher, brushrest, paperweight, and wrist rest. Wood box, longest length 6.5” — 16.5 cm. $2,000—3,000

165 PAIR OF ROSEWOOD AND MARBLE INLAY ‘STEPPED’ STANDS, MID-20TH CENTURY Each inlaid with marble panels along the flat tops, height 11” — 28 cm. $400—600

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166 SU JINHUI (SECOND-HALF 20TH CENTURY) LARGE SHEKWAN PLUM GLAZED FIGURE OF SU WU Wearing an elongated red robe and holding a tall staff, the standing figure with a recumbent goat to his side, height 22.4” — 57 cm., impressed mark ‘Su jinhui yin’ on the interior base Note: Su Wu was a military diplomat during the Han Dynasty. When he was captured by the enemy during a mission, he was relegated to be a goat herder for 19 years. During his imprisonment, he never lost faith and remained loyal to his government until the day of his rescue. $1,000—1,500

167 INSCRIBED YIXING BALUSTER VASE, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Of archaic form with twin elephant handle and suspension rings, the tapering body carved with hundred ‘fu’ character, height 10” — 25.5 cm., four-character mark ‘tie hua xuan zhi’ to the base Provenance: From a Vancouver Collector. $2,000—3,000

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169 GOURD CRICKET CAGE, 19TH/20TH CENTURY Of typical form and with wood cover containing bone-lined holes, total height 4.9” — 12.5 cm. Provenance: From the Woo Shoppe, Vancouver, between 1977 to 1981. $400—600

170 WHITE JADE LOTUS FORM BRUSHWASHER, 19TH CENTURY The translucent white stone rendered in the form of a lotus pad with continuous vines of lotus carved in high relief along the exterior. Wood stand, width 4.9” — 12.5 cm. $800—1,200

171 HORN CARVED LION GROUP, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Rendered as a group of three lions with the adult astride a rocky plinth and one of the cubs playfully resting on its back, the third recumbent and curled beneath the larger beast, height 4.9” — 12.5 cm., two inscribed seals. $600—800

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172 LACQUERED BAMBOO BRUSHPOT, EARLY 20TH CENTURY The waisted brushpot with a carving of Kui Xing (the god of examination) on one side, script on the reverse, height 6.4” — 16.2 cm. $400—600

173 BAMBOO CARVING OF LIU HAI, 19TH CENTURY Carved in the round with the playful immortal astride the three-legged toad, height 9.1” — 23 cm. Provenance: Potter’s Gallery Vancouver, July 27, 1979. $800—1,200

174 SOAPSTONE SEAL, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Depicting a male lion sitting on a base, the side cyclically dated to 1927. The stone of a translucent honey orange tone with russet striations throughout, 4” x 1.5” x 1.5” — 10.2 x 3.9 x 3.9 cm. Provenance: A Hong Kong Family who immigrated to Toronto during the 1970’s. $4,000—6,000

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175 ATTRIBUTED TO CAO SUGONG (FIRST-HALF 20TH CENTURY) MOULDED CINNABAR INK STICK, CIRCA 1920’S The thickly moulded rectangular inkcake carved with a five-claw dragon and a phoenix surrounded by clouds, the reverse carved with corresponding four character ‘long feng cheng xiang’ and three character impressed mark ‘lang xian shi’, relief mark ‘1920 Spring’ and ‘hui zhou chao su gong lang xian shi cheng zhi’, height 5.4” — 13.8 cm. $600—800

176 LARGE MOULDED LANDSCAPE INK CAKE, JIAQING MARK Finely carved in relief on both sides to depict two dragons, pine trees, and scholar retreat,, height 10.9” — 27.7 cm., four-character Jiaqing mark and ‘han bi tang’. $400—600

177 INSCRIBED FENG-CHARACTER SHAPED DUAN INKSTONE, QIANLONG MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD OR EARLIER The underside with a six-line inscription describing the history and manufacture of the stone and bearing a Qianlong mark and seals, another inscription at the wellend, 4.3” x 3.9” x 1” — 11 x 10 x 2.5 cm. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong during the 1980’s. $2,000—3,000

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178 MOTTLED CELADON JADE BRUSHREST Of slender elongated form with four gentle peaks, the celadon stone with subtle honey-brown inclusions throughout, width 4.9” — 12.5 cm. $400—600

179 SOAPSTONE CARVED MINIATURE MOUNTAIN Decorated with a continuous scene of two figures in a mountainous landscape surrounded by bamboo and rockery, the stone of a warm caramel colour with darker inclusions along the base, height 2.8” — 7.2 cm. $800—1,200

180 SILVER ONE DOLLAR YUAN SHIKAI COIN, CIRCA 1914 In a sealed plastic case graded by PCGS (Collector’s Universe, NASDAQ: CLCT) with serial number PCGS MS64 China Y-322 172814.64/12486212, coin diameter 1.6” — 4 cm. Provenance: Private Coin Collector from Vancouver. Note: Yuan Shikai (1859-1916) was a politician and general whose role was essential in bringing down the Qing Dynasty. Elected the first President of the Republic of China in 1912, he declared himself the ‘Great Emperor of China’ in 1915. However, his reign was short-lived when he died of kidney failure in 1916. $600—800

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Chinese Porcelain from a Singapore Collection (Lots 181-186) 181 FAMILLE ROSE FACETED IMMORTALS VASE, REPUBLICAN PERIOD With slightly rounded shoulders and tapering sides, the rectangular body enameled with figural scenes including scholars and attendants and finely dressed ladies, all backed by a diaper ground pattern, height 13.4” — 34 cm. $1,000—1,500

182 LARGE FAMILLE ROSE BEAKER VASE, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Raised on a tall tapering foot, the cylindrcial body rising towards a flared rim and enameled with scenes of flora and fauna reserved against the plum-coloured ground, height 18.5” — 47 cm. $3,000—5,000

183 FAMILLE ROSE LANDSCAPE BRUSHPOT The square form body with chamfered corners and decorated with landscape scenes reserved along two sides of the exterior, height 6.7” — 17 cm., incised acanthus leaf mark to base. $500—700

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184 THREE EXPORT BLUE AND WHITE LANDSCAPE WINE CUPS, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The interior and exterior each depicting a solitary fishing boat by a reclusive island. Tin container, diameter 2.8” — 7.1 cm., painted design to bases. $1,000—1,500

185 FAMILLE VERTE FIGURAL BRUSHPOT Of rhombus form with thickly potted sides and decorated with two figural scenes depicting an official with two attendants alongside scenes of flora, height 6.1” — 15.5 cm., inscribed artemisia leaf to base. $500—700

186 FAMILLE ROSE ‘NINE LIONS’ BOTTLE VASE, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Surmounted by a tall slender neck rising towards a flared rim, the compressed body enameled with nine lions and a brocade ball, height 7.5” — 19 cm. $500—700

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187 RARE IMPERIAL WUCAI BOWL, WANLI MARK AND PERIOD (1573-1619) Heavily potted, the flower-shaped interior divided into seven compartments with design of numerous treasures that are mimicked on the exterior, diameter 8.4” — 21.3 cm., Wanli six-character mark.

Note: Examples of the present bowl were popular in the 16th to early 17th Century. With its several compartments, it was probably used for candied fruits or desserts. A similar bowl is published in ‘Imperial Porcelain of the Mid to Late Ming: The Huaihaitang Collection,’ The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2012, no 91. $25,000—30,000

Provenance: Private Vancouver Collection.

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188 BLUE AND WHITE GINGER JAR, TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY Thickly potted, the tapering ovoid body with bulging shoulders narrowing towards a flat base, the exterior decorated with a qilin in a continuous landscape. Wood stand and cover, height 11” — 28 cm. Provenance: Private Collection Ottawa. $2,000—3,000

189 CELADON GROUND GU-SHAPED BEAKER VASE, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Well potted and supported on a spreading foot with a central bulging section joining together a tall cylindrical body rising towards a flared rim with several figural scenes rendered in blue and white depicting scholars and attendants reserved in square form sections with camfered corners against a pale celadon ground heavily decorated with dense scrolling vines and lotus blooms, height 18.1” — 46 cm. Provenance: With Bluett London sticker to base. Private Vancouver Collection. $15,000—20,000

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190 CELADON GLAZED JAR AND COVER, QIANLONG MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Well potted and of tapering ovoid shape with short neck emerging from the rounded shoulders, the smooth sides moulded with a pair of subtle “C” form handles, the whole covered in an even and lustrous celadon glaze, and supported on a hidden footring, height 8.5” — 21.5 cm., six-character Qianlong mark. Provenance: Purchased in Toronto during the early 2000’s.

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191 LARGE FAMILLE ROSE FIGURE OF A STAR GOD, 19TH CENTURY Depicting ‘Lu’ the god of prosperity and rank, in a bright blue robe with Buddhist designs, an edict in his left arm. Wood stand, height 18.7” — 47.5 cm. Provenance: Acquired in the 1980’s. $4,000—6,000

192 PAIR OF LARGE FAMILLE ROSE LANDSCAPE BOWLS, DAOGUANG MARK AND PERIOD (1821-1850) Each bowl heavily potted and depicting the daily life of village folk fishing and farming with accompanying poems to describe the scenes, diameter 10” — 25.5 cm. Provenance: Property from a Vancouver Estate. $2,000—3,000 (mark)

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Chinese Works of Art from the Collection of Sir Michael William and Lady Wendy Turner, Hong Kong and London (lots 193-198) Given as gifts to Sir Michael (1905-1980) (KBE. CBE. OBE. Hon LLD) while he was the Chief manager of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank (Later HSBC) between 1953-1962. Sir Michael William Turner was born in Winchester, England, in 1905. He studied at University College, Oxford with a degree in military history and a stint on the English national field hockey team. Upon graduation, he joined the London HSBC office and was then posted to Shanghai. On his second tour in Shanghai he met Sir Michael William Turner and married Wendy Stranack (later Lady Wendy Turner), but was subsequently transferred to Singapore where he was interned in Changi jail for the duration of WWII. It took him six months to recover from the camp, and afterwards, he resumed his business career and succeeded Sir Arthur Morse as Chief Manager of HSBC in 1953 where he was instrumental in the considerable post-war expansion of the bank. Following retirement in 1963 he served as Chairman of the British Bank of the Middle East. Sir Michael died in London in 1980. A Turner room in the main Hong Kong branch of HSBC commemorates his services to the bank. During his time in Hong Kong he and Lady Turner acquired a number of Chinese jade carvings, porcelain, and works of art.

193 PAIR OF SACRIFICIAL BLUE DISHES, KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD (1662-1722) Enameled on both sides with a deep blue tone and white edges, diameter 6.8” — 17.2 cm., six-character Kangxi mark $1,000—1,500

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194 PAIR OF SACRIFICIAL BLUE GROUND BOWLS, QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD (1736-1795) Probably for the South East Asian market, the bowls with a deep blue glaze on the exterior and blue and white design of stylized lotus in the interior, diameter 5.8” — 14.7 cm., sixcharacter Qianlong mark. $2,000—3,000

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195 PAIR OF SACRIFICIAL BLUE GROUND BOWLS, YONGZHENG MARK, 19TH CENTURY With a deep cobalt glaze on the exterior, the interior plain white, diameter 5.4” — 13.6 cm. $3,000—5,000

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196 LARGE PINK-ENAMELLED BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE HU VASE, QIANLONG MARK, 19TH CENTURY Of ovoid body with lotus scrolls and blossoms enclosing geometric ‘shou’ symbols below the eight Buddhist emblems, neck adorned with further foliate scrolling and wave band at rim, base decorated with lappet band and wave band at foot, twin mythical beast handles, height 19.3” — 49 cm., six-character Qianlong mark. $6,000—8,000

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197 WHITE JADE TWO-PIECE VASE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY Rendered from lustrous white stone and well hollowed and comprised of two separate sections joined together by a finely carved chain link, the bulbous body supported on a spreading foot and surmounted by a tall neck rising towards a flared rim, the body carved with designs of dragons and phoenix along either side and flanked by monster-head handles, total height 5" — 12.8 cm. $6,000—8,000

198 PALE CELADON JADE LANDSCAPE VASE, 19TH CENTURY The well hollowed stone of an even celadon colour with minor russet inclusions throughout and rendered in the form of a baluster form vase of slightly flattened proprtion and carved with a continuous scene of crashing waves, cranes, and ‘100 antiques’, a pair of mythical beasts flanking either side of the neck and rim forming handles, one in the shape of a sinuous chilong, the other a dragon, the whole supported on a tall spreading foot. Wood stand, height 8.3” — 21 cm. $6,000—8,000

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Chinese Jade Carvings from the Estate of Harry Handel (1916-1972) (Lots 199-211) Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, thence by descent within the family.

199 WHITE JADE LANDSCAPE PANEL, 19TH CENTURY Depicting an old sage with two attendants and longevity deer walking through a mountain pass, the reverse with rockery and a pine tree. Wood stand, 3.9” x 6.7” — 10 x 17 cm. $2,000—4,000

200 MOTTLED CELADON DOG AND LINGZHI GROUP, LATE QING DYNASTY Carved in the round and rendered in a recumbent position, the dog holding a large branch of lingzhi fungus in its mouth, width 2.2” — 5.7 cm. $400—600

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201 WHITE JADE BOY AND FUNGUS GROUP, 19TH CENTURY The translucent white stone carved in the form of a smiling boy holding a sprig of lingzhi fungus, width 2.2” — 5.5 cm. $800—1,200

202 WHITE JADE PENDANT, 19TH CENTURY With designs of lingzhi fungus carved to the top, the central scene depicting a songbird perched on a branch of prunus flowers. Metal clip, height 2.2” — 5.5 cm. $600—800

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203 THREE JADE FUNGUS GROUPS, 19TH CENTURY Each rendered from translucent evenly coloured stone and carved in the form of fungus, width 2.4” — 6 cm. $800—1,200

204 WHITE JADE GOURD AND BEETLE GROUP, 18TH/19TH CENTURY The translucent white stone carved in the round as a pair of gourds with a beetle along the base, height 2.4” — 6 cm. $1,000—1,500

205 THREE JADE ANIMALS, 19TH/20TH CENTURY One rendered in the form of a recumbent lion, one as a group of playing lions, the third as a duck with lotus pad, widest width 2.2” — 5.5 cm. $500—700

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206 WHITE JADE HEHE ERXIAN GROUP, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Of rounded quatrefoil shape depicting the playful twin figures, height 1.8” — 4.5 cm. $400—600

207 FOUR JADE BOY PEBBLES, 19TH/20TH CENTURY Each similarly carved and depicting a playful smiling boy carrying a large branch, tallest height 2.2” — 5.5 cm. $400—600

208 MOTTLED GREYISH CELADON JADE MELON, LATE QING DYNASTY The surface carved with leaves, vines and a butterfly, height 2.4” — 6.1 cm. $600—800

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209 WHITE JADE LOTUS AND GOOSE PENDANT Carved in openwork, the white stone of pebble shape and rendered with a scene of a goose surrounded by vines and lotus. Affixed to wood stand, height 2” — 5 cm. $600—800

210 WHITE JADE ROTATING DISC PENDANT, 19TH CENTURY The stone of an even white colour with a translucent tone and carved with a rotating floral bead along the centre, diameter 1.6” — 4 cm. $400—600

211 FOUR JADE CARVED GOURD PENDANTS, 19TH/20TH CENTURY Each carved in the round and depicting a group of gourds, tallest height 2.6” — 6.5 cm. $800—1,200

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212 JADEITE AND MIXED HARDSTONE NECKLACE The rounded pendant carved from apple green coloured stone and depicting a pair of children surrounded by lotus, affixed to a coral and turquoise beaded necklace with two white jade separators, total length 16.9” — 42.9 cm. $800—1,200

213 WHITE JADE NECKLACE The small circular pendant with a necklace containing 25 beads joined together by four pairs of separators, total length 12” — 30.5 cm. $600—800

214 PALE CELADON TWO-PART JADE BELT HOOK, 19TH CENTURY Of typical form with a dragon on one end, the stone a light green tone with darker veins, total length 4.5” — 11.5 cm. $2,000—3,000

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215 LARGE GREYISH WHITE JADE DRAGON SEAL, QING DYNASTY Of large square section, the stone of an even greyish white tone and carved with archaistic dragon panels along each of the four flat sides, the top with a network of seven smaller dragons carved in high relief and clambering around a larger central dragon, the group surrounded by dense swirling clouds, 2.6” x 2.6” x 2.6” — 6.5 x 6.5 x 6.5 cm. $10,000—15,000

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216 LARGE GREYISH CELADON JADE RUYI SCEPTRE Of slender proportion with a foliate form head decorated with scrolling Buddhist emblems and joined to a curving shaft patterned with designs of ‘100 antiques’, the stone of greyish colour with light brown inclusions along the back, length 16.1” — 41 cm. Provenance: Property from a Malaysian Chinese Collection.

$5,000—7,000

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217 PAIR OF MOTTLED CELADON JADE BOWLS, JIAQING MARK, LATE QING DYNASTY Both of shallow form, raised on a heaving foot ring and rising to an everted rim, the stone of a greyish celadon tone with black and brownish inclusions throughout, diameter 6.7” — 17 cm., four-character inscribed Jiaqing mark. Provenance: Old Toronto Collection. $3,000—4,000

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218 PAIR OF SPINACH GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC CUPS, QIANLONG MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD With bands of taotie mask between a border of lotus and ruyi designs, diameter 3.9” — 10 cm., six-character Qianlong mark inscribed in gold. $600—800

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219 WHITE JADE ARCHER’S RING, 17TH/18TH CENTURY The stone of an even white tone and carved with designs of flora and fauna including a pair of deer and songbirds surrounded by pines, prunus, and rockery, interior diameter 1” — 2.5 cm. Provenance: Ritchies Auctioneers Toronto, May 29, 2001, lot 2184. $1,000—1,500

220 PALE CELADON JADE FIGURE OF GUANYIN The lustrous stone of pale celadon colour and carved in the form of standing Guanyin, the figure with downcast eyes and meditative expression and adorned in long simple dress while holding a large ruyi sceptre in one hand, height 5.4” — 13.7 cm. $1,000—1,500

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221 WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CARVED PEBBLE, 19TH CENTURY Of large pebble form, the white stone with warm cararmel tones throughout and carved in high relief with a pair of mandarin ducks along the base all surrounded by lotus leaves, height 3.2” — 8.2 cm. $2,500—3,000

222 CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE AND COVER The stone of an even celadon colour with darker inclusions along the neck and rounded shoulders, flanked by a pair of sinuous chilong form handles the tapering baluster body carved in high relief with taotie masks and archastic dragons, the designs continuining along the domed cover, all supported on a tall foot, height 9.8” — 25 cm. $12,000—15,000

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223 LARGE MOTTLED PALE CELADON JADE WATER BUFFALO The stone of warm vanilla tones with minor brown inclusions throughout and carved in the form of a recumbent water buffalo with its head tilted upwards and its long tail wrapped along the muscular body, width 13” — 33 cm. $6,000—8,000

224 CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC RHYTON The stone of celadon colour and carved in the round with a group of sinuous chilong clambering along the exterior of the well hollowed vessel surrounded along the base by swirling waves, height 6.3” — 16 cm. $9,000—12,000

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225 YELLOWISH CELADON JADE DUCK, QING DYNASTY Carved in the round as a pair of mandarin ducks floating on a lotus pad, each carrying a stem of blooming flora in their beak, width 3.2” — 8.2 cm. $2,000—3,000

226 MOTTLED WHITE JADE BRUSHWASHER The stone of a greyish white tone with russet inclusions and rendered in the form of a lotus pad, width 3.7” — 9.3 cm. $2,000—3,000

227 MOTTLED BROWN JADE RECUMBANT HORSE, MING OR QING DYNASTY Carved as a rolling horse with its long tail tucked between its hind legs, width 2.4” — 6 cm. $2,000—3,000

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228 PALE CELADON JADE CAT GROUP, 19TH CENTURY With minor golden brown inclusions along one side of the pale celadon stone rendered as a pair of cats together with prunus flowers, width 1.7” — 4.3 cm. $1,500—2,000

229 AGATE CARVED ARCHER’S RING, 19TH CENTURY Relief carving of bat, lingzhi and sage, with russet incusions, diameter 1.3” — 3.4 cm. $400—600

230 LARGE AGATE CARVED BOAT, 19TH CENTURY Carved in the round as a junk ship with three figures on board. Wood stand, width 8.5” — 21.5 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Harry Handel (1916-1972), owner of Everyman’s Bookshop in Montreal. Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, thence by descent within the family. $500—700

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231 AFTER CHEN HONGSHOU (15991652) PROMOTION Ink and colour on silk, framed, 37.6” x 15.2” — 95.5 x 38.7 cm. Provenance: Purchased in Winnipeg MB during the early 1980’s. $2,000—3,000

232 ATTRIBUTED TO WU HUFAN (1894-1968) LANDSCAPE ALBUM Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1947, including ten landscape paintings, in an original wood box, 13” x 15.6” — 33 x 39.7 cm. Provenance: Acquired circa 2005 in Hong Kong. $10,000—15,000

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233 ZHANG QIXIAN (18TH/19TH CENTURY) FLORAL PAINTING ALBUM Silk and card album of twelve pages of floral painting. Ink and colour on silk. Each page sealed. Titled and sealed by Wu Changshuo (1844-1927) on the cover in 1916, Each image 11” x 8.5” — 28 x 21.5 cm. Provenance: Topper Galleries, Toronto. $2,000—3,000

234 CHINESE SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY) LOHAN ALBUM Silk and card album of ten lohan paintings in a cloth and card slip case. Ink and colour on silk., 15.9” x 12.2” — 40.5 x 31 cm. Provenance: Topper Galleries, Toronto. $1,500—2,000

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235 HE SHAOJI (1799-1873) COUPLET Ink on coloured paper, cyclically dated 1863, 64.6” x 14.8” — 164 x 37.5 cm. Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong during the 1990’s. $6,000—8,000

236 XU SHAOJIU (1911- ?) RIDER AND HORSE Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1943, 23.5” x 11.8” — 59.7 x 30 cm. $1,000—1,500

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237 YAO SHUPING (1882-1927) STAYING UP LATE ON NEW YEAR’S EVE Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1910, 49.4” x 17.2” — 125.5 x 43.8 cm. $700—900

238 LUO QING (1821-1899) FLOWER Ink on silk, 53.5” x 16.5” — 136 x 42 cm. $400—600

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239 CHINESE SCHOOL (19TH/20TH CENTURY) RUBBING OF A BRONZE VESSEL INSCRIPTION Ink on paper, inscription of Zhou Qihou Yi, 48.6” x 20.6” — 123.5 x 52.2 cm.

240 LIAO TINGXIANG (QING DYNASTY) CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper, 50.7” x 11.7” — 128.8 x 29.8 cm.

241 HUANG GUANQING (19TH/20TH CENTURY) TWO PHEASANTS AND FLORALS Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1929, 55.5” x 31.5” — 141 x 80 cm.

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Provenance: From the Woo Shoppe, Vancouver, between 1977 to 1981. $1,000—1,500

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242 SUN HUANHUA (EARLY 20TH CENTURY) HORIZONTAL SCROLL WITH TWELVE PAGES OF LADIES AT LEISURE Twelve pages of ink and colour paintings laid down on an horizontal hand scroll, cyclically dated 1930, each page 15” x 20.1” — 38 x 51 cm. Provenance: From the Woo Shoppe, Vancouver, between 1977 to 1981. $2,000—3,000

243 YANG YAOHUA (QING DYNASTY) FLORAL PAINTING ALBUM Silk and card album with sixteen pages of flower paintings. Ink and colour on paper. Each page signed and sealed, one cyclically dated 1848, Each image 11.4” x 11.6” — 29 x 29.5 cm. $1,000—1,500

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244 CHINESE SCHOOL (EARLY 20TH CENTURY) LANDSCAPE Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1900, 52.8” x 27.6” — 134 x 70 cm.

245 HUANG SHEN (1687-1772) FIGURES AND DONKEY Ink on paper, dated 1751, 40.9” x 21.3” — 104 x 54 cm. $1,500—2,000

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246 ZHOU QIANQIU (1910-2006) AND LIANG CANYING(1921-2005) TWO WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS Lotus, ink and colour on paper, framed; Gold fish, ink and colour on paper, dated 1988, Each image 23.6” x 18.9” — 60 x 48 cm. $600—800

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247 HU HANMIN (1879-1936) COUPLET Ink on paper, 65” x 16.5” — 165 x 41.8 cm. Provenance: An Important Vancouver Collection. $5,000—7,000

248 YU YOUREN (1879-1964) CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper, 52.6” x 13.2” — 133.5 x 33.5 cm. Provenance: An Important Vancouver Collection. $8,000—12,000

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249 LI WENSHAO (EARLY 20TH CENTURY) PINK AND RED PEONIES Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1932. Framed, 39.8” x 20.5” — 101 x 52 cm. Provenance: Purchased from Litchfield, CT in 1986. $800—1,200

250 ZHANG HUA (19TH/20TH CENTURY) FLORALS Ink and colour on silk, cyclically dated 1934, 49.8” x 14” — 126.5 x 35.5 cm. Provenance: Christie’s New York, June 5, 1986, lot 118. $3,000—5,000

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251 CHINESE SCHOOL LARGE FOUR GENERATION ANCESTRAL PORTRAIT, EARLY REPUBLICAN PERIOD Ink and colour on paper. Framed, 67.7” x 36.6” — 172 x 93 cm. Provenance: Old Rosedale Collection, Toronto. $2,500—3,000

252 CHINESE SCHOOL (19TH/20TH CENTURY) SET OF EIGHT BIRTHDAY SCROLLS Ink on paper, cyclically dated 1882, 65.7” x 15.7” — 167 x 40 cm. Provenance: An Important Vancouver Collection. $3,000—5,000

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253 ATTRIBUTED TO ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) PEONIES Ink and colour on paper, framed, cyclically dated 1982, 17.6” x 26.8” — 44.8 x 68 cm. Provenance: From a Philadelphia Estate. $1,000—1,500

254 ATTRIBUTED TO ZHANG DAQIAN(1899-1983) PEONIES Ink and colour on paper, framed, 20.9” x 15.2” — 53 x 38.5 cm. Provenance: From a Philadelphia Estate. $600—800

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A Collection of Modern Scroll Paintings from Buffalo, New York (Lots 255-262)

255 ATTRIBUTED TO HUANG BINHONG (1865-1955) Ink and colour on paper, 40.6” x 14.2” — 103 x 36 cm. $6,000—8,000

256 ATTRIBUTED TO QI BAISHI (1864-1957) FLOWER AND BIRD Ink and colour on paper, 26” x 13.2” — 66 x 33.5 cm. $8,000—12,000

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257 XIE ZHILIU (1908-1997) LANDSCAPE Ink and colour on paper, 37.4” x 18.1” — 95 x 46 cm. $7,000—9,000

258 ATTRIBUTED TO WU CHANGSHUO (1844-1927) BAMBOO, ROCKERY AND PRUNUS FLOWERS Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1914, 50” x 16.3” — 127 x 41.5 cm. $4,000—6,000

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259 ATTRIBUTED TO QI BAISHI (1864-1957) CANDLESTICK AND MOTH Ink and colour on paper, album page, 8.8” x 13.4” — 22.3 x 34 cm. $3,000—5,000

260 AFTER PU RU (1896-1963) PINE TREE Ink on paper, cyclically dated 1952, 23.4” x 11.6” — 59.5 x 29.5 cm. $4,000—6,000

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261 ATTRIBUTED TO PU RU (18961963) CALLIGRAPHY Ink on paper, 26.5” x 12.8” — 67.2 x 32.5 cm. $3,000—5,000

262 AFTER PU RU (1896-1963) LADY Ink and colour on paper, 35.8” x 14.3” — 91 x 36.3 cm. $4,000—6,000

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Chinese Archaic Bronzes from the Estate of Victor Topper, Toronto (Lots 263-267) 263 BRONZE TRIPOD VESSEL, DING, HAN DYNASTY Of substantial proportion and supported on three short legs terminating in hoof form feet, the bulging circular body with a band along the exterior and “U” form handles, the domed lid with three small knobs, diameter 8.7” — 22 cm. $2,000—3,000

264 SMALL BRONZE TRIPOD VESSEL, DING, HAN DYNASTY Raised on three short cabriolet leg with monster-head handles, the circular body with a pair of inverted “U” handles on either side of the rim and together with a domed cover, diameter 6.1” — 15.5 cm. $800—1,200

265 BRONZE BOTTLE VASE, HAN DYNASTY With a bulging body surmounted by a tall funnel neck rising towards a flared rim and supported on a tall foot, height 12.6” — 32 cm. $1,500—2,500

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266 BRONZE FACETED VASE, HU, HAN DYNASTY Supported on a tall square foot with a pair of monster-head ring handles on two sides of the bulging body left smooth and undecorated, height 16.1” — 41 cm. $3,000—5,000

267 BRONZE RITUAL GONG VESSEL Of two separate sections and cast in the form of a mythical beast with “C”-form handle to one side and patternd with monster masks against a densely rendered diaper ground, the whole supported on a tall straight foot, width 8.7” — 22 cm. $4,000—6,000

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A Collection of Later Chinese Bronzes from a Mississauga Collection (Lots 268-270) 268 BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, XUANDE MARK, 16TH/17TH CENTURY With bulging sides and a smooth circular rim flanked by a pair of inverted “U” form handles, the compressed body raised on three short legs, diameter 4.9” — 12.5 cm. $800—1,200

269 BRONZE THREE-LEGGED TOAD CENSER, 17TH/18TH CENTURY With a domed cover, the censer well cast and rendered in the form of a threelegged toad, mimicking its natural scaly and bumpy appearance, and modeled in a forward striding position, length 5.9” — 15 cm. $2,000—3,000

270 BRONZE GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE JAR, 17TH/18TH CENTURY Raised on a spreading foot and cast with a bow-string band along the bulging waist of the tapering ovoid body decorated throughout with gold splashed patterning, height 7.2” — 18.2 cm., four-character “wan shou wu jiang” mark to base. $3,000—5,000

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271 LARGE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE VESSEL Heavily cast with a pair of dragon form ring handles flanking either side of the tall neck rising from the baluster body decorated with archaistic designs, height 13.4” — 34 cm. $1,000—1,500

272 PARCEL GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A BIXIA YUANJUN, 16TH/17TH CENTURY Heavily cast, the standing figure adorned with a simple crown and jewelry and dressed in long robes while holding a parcel in hand, the whole raised on a tall rectangular plinth, height 14.8” — 37.5 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Harry Handel (1916-1972), owner of Everyman’s Bookshop in Montreal. Purchased during the 1950’s at the Gurie Gallery, thence by descent within the family. Note: Bixia Yuanjun is the Daoist goddess for dawn, childbirth and destiny $2,000—3,000

273 BRONZE MODEL OF A FU-LION, 16TH/17TH CENTURY With its paw resting on a brocade ball and ribbon, the beast in a seated position with its tail wrapped around its hind haunches, width 4.7” — 12 cm. $600—800

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274 LARGE LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF WEI TUO, 16TH/17TH CENTURY Finely cast, the guardian of the Buddhist faith, Skanda, portrayed with a youthful face, two hands held in anjalimudra, wearing full chain-mail armor and helmet with a cloud-like ornament in front, surrounded by billowing celestial scarf, sleeves and ribbons, height 15.9” — 40.3 cm.

Provenance: Private Vancouver Collection. Purchased in San Francisco during the late 1990’s. Note: The current example of Wei Tuo is rare because of its large size and remnants of gilt lacquer throughout. Wei Tuo, also known as the bodhisattva Skanda, is recognized as one of the eight divine protectors of Chinese Buddhism. Originally, he was a mortal prince who strictly adhered to Buddha’s teachings. When the Buddha entered nirvana, he instructed Wei Tuo to protect his teachings. Despite being of Indian origins, the present figure of Wei Tuo is distinctly Chinese. His martial bearing and armour suggests that he is a high-ranking Chinese general. For a smaller and gilded example of Wei Tuo, see Christie’s New York, March 20/21, 2014, lot 2049. $20,000—25,000

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275 CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL AND HARDSTONE INLAY RUYI SCEPTRE, LATE QING DYNASTY

Note: A similar example was sold at Hosane Auction, Shanghai, December 21, 2013, lot 949. $25,000—35,000

Decorated on a rich blue ground with elaborate entangled lotus and Eight Daoist Emblems motifs, inlaid lapis lazuli and other gemstones depicting a peach, pine tree, and crane. With brown silk tassle, width 17.7” — 45 cm., cast fourcharacter Qianlong mark to underside.

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276 PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL QUAILS, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Each naturalistically modelled with separately cast bodies and wings, the wings serving as covers and decorated with polychrome enamel, height 4.5” — 11.5 cm. $2,500—3,500

277 ATTRIBUTED TO LU ZHANG TONG (20TH CENTURY) LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL MODEL OF AN ‘EIGHT DRAGON’ SEISMIC DETECTOR Applied with eight large well-modelled dragons with balls in their mouths, the three-compartment baluster body decorated with repeated archaistic taotie patterns on a dark green ground. Large round wood base with inlay silver wire design and eight open-mouth toads facing a corresponding dragon, height 24.8” — 82 cm. Note: The present lot is a replica model of a seismic detector. The original devices started appearing during the late Han Dynasty around the 1st century AD. A hollow bronze vessel would sometimes contain a pendulum dropping from the centre of the top. When there was a disturbance in the earth, the pendulum would knock one of the balls out of the dragon’s jaw, and into the toad’s mouth below. The selected frog would suggest the direction of the earthquake’s epicentre. $10,000—15,000

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278 LARGE CINNABAR LACQUER CARVED ‘DAOIST’ BOX AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY Of circular form with a large domed fitted cover carved in high relief with a scene of two immortals, Zhang Guolao and Lu Dongbin, in a forest, the bulging sides decorated with several floral scenes reserved in quatrefoil sections alongside lotus sprays, diameter 11.4” — 29 cm. $2,000—3,000

279 RED LACQUER ROUND BOX AND COVER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY With design of horsemen and their dogs out in a forest hunt, diameter 7.1” — 18 cm. $2,000—3,000

280 LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A BOY AND FU-LIONS, 19TH CENTURY A young boy in a sashed robe with a pair of fu-lions, one on his shoulder and the other resting under his left foot, height 18.9” — 48 cm. $600—800

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281 SACRIFICIAL BLUE GLAZED BOTTLE VASE, 18TH CENTURY Of pear shape and rising to a slightly flared rim, height 6.1” — 15.4 cm. $1,500—2,000

282 RARE WHITE GLAZED ANHUA PHOENIX DISH, YONGLE MARK, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Moulded design of a central phoenix surrounded by lotus balls and scrolling vine, two smaller phoenixes along the edge, height 6.6” — 16.8 cm., fourcharacter Yongle mark to reverse. Provenance: Purchased from C. C. Lai Antiques, Toronto. Note: A similar dish with dragon design was sold at Sotheby’s New York, September 16/17, 2014, lot 163. $4,000—6,000

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283 LARGE FLAMBÉ GLAZED VASE, 19TH CENTURY Heavily potted and raised on a tall spreading foot, the bulbous body surmounted by a cylindrical neck, the whole covered in a thick even purple-blue glaze with minor inclusions of red and white along the rim, height 16.9” — 43 cm. Provenance: Cargo West Antiques, Vancouver, September 8, 1977. $2,000—3,000

284 FLAMBÉ GLAZED LOBED VASE, 19TH CENTURY Of quatrefoil shape with two moudled handles flanking either side of the rim, the flattened body covered in a thick red glaze with splashes of blue and purple throughout, height 8.5” — 21.5 cm. Provenance: Cargo West Antiques, Vancouver, September 8, 1977. $600—800

285 FLAMBÉ GLAZED ‘GOOSE’ VASE, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Modeled with a pair of geese flanking either side of the flaring rim and with a thick purple blue glaze, height 9.3” — 23.5 cm. Provenance: Cargo West Antiques, Vancouver, September 8, 1977. $600—800

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286 PAIR OF FLAMBÉ GLAZED FULIONS, 19TH CENTURY With a male and female both standing on a tall base. Wood stands, height 11” — 28 cm. Provenance: Purchased from Boutique de Chine, Hong Kong, February 18, 1972. $1,000—1,500

287 RUBY GLAZED RING-HANDLED VASE, KANGXI MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Rising from a bulbous body, the cylindrical neck opening towards a slightly flared rim and flanked on either side by a pair of ring-handles, covered in a thick, even ruby glaze, inscribed six-character Kangxi mark. $1,000—1,500

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288 LARGE CELADON GLAZED BRUSH POT, QIANLONG MARK Heavily potted, the cylindrical body decorated with swirling vines and blooming lotuses along the exterior, the whole covered in an even celadon glaze, diameter 7.3” — 18.5 cm., four-character Qianlong mark. $400—600

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289 TWO MONOCHROME GLAZED BRUSHWASHERS, QIANLONG MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD The first of flattened form and with a café-au-lait glaze; the second of conical shape with a light blue Jun-type glaze, widest diameter 3.3” — 8.4 cm., both with Qianlong mark. $500—700

290 BLUE GLAZED MOULDED BRUSHWASHER, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Relief carved with horses resting under willow trees, the base and exterior covered by a lavender-blue glaze, diameter 4.3” — 11 cm., four characters ‘yan shun xin zuo’. Provenance: From the Woo Shoppe, Vancouver, between 1977 to 1981. $400—600

291 THREE MIRROR BLACK AND GILT PAINTED VASES, KANGXI MARK, LATE 19TH CENTURY One of elongated baluster form and continuously decorated with vines of lotus; the others, of double-gourd shape and painted with flying cranes amid scrolling clouds. Wood stands, tallest height 11.8” — 30 cm., six-character Kangxi mark. $600—800

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292 PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE JARS AND COVERS, QIANLONG MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Each of tapering ovoid form with four moulded handles along the sloping shoulders, the exterior decorated with four figural scenes depicting a scholar and attendant, height 9.1” — 23 cm., sixcharacter Qianlong mark. Provenance: Old Toronto Private Collection. $1,500—2,000

293 FAMILLE ROSE FIGURAL VASE, REPUBLICAN PERIOD With broad rounded shoulders tapering towards a narrow waist and supported on a spreading foot, the bulging sides decorated with two figural scenes including finely dressed ladies, all reserved against a diaper ground pattern, height 15.6” — 39.5 cm. $800—1,200

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294 PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE LANDSCAPE VASES, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Each of the tapering sides with a tranquil landscape scene depicting figures on the river surrounded by mountains, a tall rectangular neck rising from the rounded shoulders and moulded with a pair of elephant head handles, height 13” — 33 cm. $1,000—1,500

295 PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE CHICKEN CUPS, QIANLONG MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Decorated with a young boy dancing in front of a cockerel, with an imperial poem on the reverse, height 2.9” — 7.3 cm., sixcharacter Qianlong mark Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong during the 1980’s. $1,500—2,000

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296 ATTRIBUTED TO WANG XIAOTING (1906-1970) FAMILLE ROSE ROULEAU VASE Depicting a scholar and attendant traveling through a pine forest, with calligraphy on the reverse, height 8” — 20.3 cm., signature to base. Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong during the 1980’s. $2,000—3,000

297 PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ‘PHOENIX AND BAMBOO’ WINE CUPS, YONGZHENG MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Thinly potted with shallow sides rising towards a wide everted rim, the cavetto decorated with a phoenix and bamboo, and the designs continuing along the exterior, diameter 3.8” — 9.7 cm., six-character Yongzheng mark. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong during the 1950’s and 60’s while the owner was working in the Hong Kong Department of Education. $400—600

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298 FAMILLE ROSE MINIATURE ‘LOHAN’ BOTTLE VASE, JUREN TANG MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Surmounted by a tall slender neck, the compressed bulbous body decorated with two figural scenes alongside branches of flora, all supported on a tall straight foot, height 5.3” — 13.5 cm., Juren Tang mark. $400—600

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299 TWO WHITE JADE ATTENDANT FIGURES Each carved in the round, the figures dressed in simple robes and in a standing position with their hands held together, tallest height 2.1” — 5.4 cm. $700—900

300 WHITE JADE CARVED DISC Of elongated oval shape and decorated with repeating swirling patterns, height 3.1” — 8 cm. $500—700

301 WHITE JADE ‘DOUBLE PARROT’ PENDANT The white stone with minor golden inclusions and rendered with a pair of confronting parrots, height 2.6” — 6.7 cm. $500—700

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302 SMALL WHITE JADE MODEL OF A PARROT Carved in the round as a parrot raised on a low rectangular platform decorated with lingzhi fungus, height 3.3” — 8.5 cm. $1,200—1,500

303 PAIR OF CELADON HARDSTONE SHALLOW BOWLS, QIANLONG MARK, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Both bowls with heavy sides and bases incised with branches and florals that extend to the underside, diameter 8.9” — 22.5 cm., six-character Qianlong mark to base. Provenance: Reputedly from the collection of William Gooderham Junior, Toronto. $800—1,200

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304 PAIR OF CELADON JADE FULION CENSERS AND COVERS Standing four-square with removable head covers, tallest height 4.5” — 11.5 cm. $600—800

305 PALE CELADON JADE TRIPOD CENSER Raised on three paw form feet, the compressed body flanked by a pair of ornately rendered dragon form ring handles, with a third dragon carved along the domed cover, width 6.9” — 17.5 cm. $400—600

306 TWO MINIATURE PALE CELADON JADE DRINKING CUPS The larger, of an even celadon colour and carved with a bird along the base; the other, with greyish tones and rendered as a ram, tallest height 2.6” — 6.5 cm. $500—700

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Modern Chinese Scroll Paintings from the Estate of Darius Alain (lots 307-313)

307 ZHAO SHAO’ANG (1905-1998) TWO HERONS Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1983. Framed, 37.2” x 18.1” — 94.5 x 46 cm. $8,000—12,000

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308 CHEN JIAXUN (1937- ) AND ZHAO SHAO’ANG (1905-1998) PAIR OF CELESTIAL BEAUTIES Ink and colour on paper, both with calligraphy by Zhao Shao’Ang. Framed, 35” x 15.9” — 89 x 40.4 cm. $2,000—3,000

309 CHEN JIAXUN (1937- ) AND ZHAO SHAO’ANG (1905-1998) EIGHT IMMORTALS Ink and colour on paper, calligraphy by Zhao Shao’Ang. Framed, 25.3” x 41.1” — 64.3 x 104.5 cm. $3,000—5,000

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310 YUAN XIAOLING (1915-2008) TWO PEACOCKS Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1984, framed, 26” x 25.8” — 66 x 65.5 cm. $6,000—8,000

311 GU GAN (1942- ) GIRL WITH FLOWER Ink and colour on paper. Framed, 19.7” x 15” — 50 x 38 cm. $600—800

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312 LAI ZHENGYUN (1940- ) TWO LANDSCAPES Oil on card, both signed and dated 1975, laid down on paper, largest 7.3” x 10.8” — 18.5 x 27.5 cm. Provenance: From a Private Hong Kong Collector, now residing in Vancouver. $800—1,200

313 GUO SHAOGANG (1932- ) LANDSCAPE Oil on card, signed and dated 1975. Laid down on paper, 7.8” x 10.6” — 19.8 x 27 cm. Provenance: From a Private Hong Kong Collector, now residing in Vancouver. $1,000—1,500

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314 CANTON SCHOOL (20TH CENTURY) PAINTING AND SIGNATURE ALBUM Ink and colour on a 13 double-page, double-sided accordion album, front page signed and dated 1994 for Cao Wen’s (20th century) and Li Guanguang’s (20th century) exhibition opening. Album includes double page pigeons painting and single autograph page by Liang Zhaotang (1946- ); single page cicada painting and single page autograph by Zhao Shao’Ang (1905-1998); single page orchid painting and signle page autograph by Huang Duwei (1918- ); single page bamboo painting and single page autograph by Ou Chu (1921- ); single page still-life painting and single page autograph by Qiu Bingliang (1938- ); single page lingzhi painting and single page autograph by Li Xiongcai (1910-2001); single page chicks painting and single page autograph by Guan Shanyue (1912-2000); double page flower painting and single page autograph by Chen Yongqiang (1948- ); and two single page autographs by Lin Yong (1942- ), album size 11.2” x 7.8” x 0.7” — 28.5 x 19.7 x 1.8 cm. Provenance: From a Private Hong Kong Collector, now residing in Vancouver. $4,000—6,000

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315 YANG ZHIGUANG (1930- ) BLUE BIRD AND YELLOW FLOWERS Ink and colour on paper, dated 1991. Framed, sight 13.4” x 17.6” — 34 x 44.6 cm. Provenance: Purchased directly from the artist in 1991 while he was an artist-in-residence in New England, Connecticut. Exhibited: The Griffis Art Center, New London, Connecticut, USA in 1991. Note: Waddington’s sold three other sets of paintings from this important collection of Yang Zhiguang paintings. They include ‘Yao Village Drum Song’ from June 04, 2012, lot 251, ‘Three Antelopes’ from June 10, 2013, lot 281, and ‘Three Smaller Watercolours’ from June 10, 2013, lot 282. $3,000—5,000

316 ZHAO SHAO’ANG (1905-1998) BLUE BIRD AND FLORAL BRANCHES Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1987, image 11.6” x 14.6” — 29.5 x 37 cm. Provenance: Private Hong Kong Collector, Vancouver. $6,000—8,000

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317 HE BALI (1945- ) PEONIES Ink and colour on paper. Framed, 26.2” x 48.8” — 66.5 x 124 cm. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist during the early 1990’s. The owner was a student of the artist in Hong Kong. $30,000—40,000

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318 LI XIONGCAI (1910-2010) COUPLET Ink on paper, dated 2000, 52” x 12.8” — 132 x 32.5 cm. Provenance: Purchased directly from the artist. $6,000—8,000

319 HE BALI (1945- ) PEONIES Ink and colour on paper. Framed, sight 13.4” x 17.9” — 34 x 45.5 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Regina M. Dawe, Toronto, purchased during the 1980’s. $3,000—5,000

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320 WEN YONGSHEN (1962- ) AND HUANG JUNBI (1889-1991) FIVE BOYS PLAYING Ink and colour on paper. The painting is done by Wen Yongshen, and the calligraphy by Huang Junbi, 43.5” x 25.1” — 110.5 x 63.7 cm. Provenance: Property from a Vancouver Estate. $3,000—5,000

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321 SITU QI (1904-1997) MYNAH AND BEE Ink and colour on paper, 34.8” x 14.8” — 88.5 x 37.5 cm. $3,000—5,000

322 SITU QI (1904-1997) SNOW SCENE Ink and colour on gold paper, 25.8” x 47.9” — 65.5 x 121.6 cm. $5,000—7,000

323 YING YEPING (1910-1990) MOUNTAINOUS LANDSCAPE WITH PINE Ink and colour on paper, dated 1977, 23” x 18.1” — 58.5 x 46 cm. $2,000—3,000

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324 LIU HAISU (1896-1994) LANDSCAPE Ink and colour on paper, dated 1985, 23” x 18.1” — 58.5 x 46 cm. $6,000—8,000

325 QIAN JUNTAO (1908-1998) STILL LIFE WITH BERRIES AND PEACHES Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1980, 26.2” x 17.5” — 66.5 x 44.5 cm. $1,500—2,000

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326 CUI ZIFAN (1915-2011) TWO MYNAHS Ink and colour on paper, cyclically dated 1981, 29.3” x 18.9” — 74.5 x 48 cm. $1,000—1,500

327 KIM-CHERK WONG (20TH CENTURY) PEONIES Ink and colour on paper. Framed, sight 18.1” x 23.6” — 46 x 60 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Regina M. Dawe, Toronto, purchased during the 1980’s. $400—600

328 TANG YUN (1910-1993) TWO SPARROWS AND BAMBOO Ink and colour paper, dated 1985, 29.5” x 16.1” — 75 x 41 cm. $2,000—3,000

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329 YE YURONG (20TH CENTURY) JIANGNAN SPRING COLOURS Ink and colour on cloth board, cyclically dated 1968. Framed, 32.7” x 65” — 83 x 165 cm. Provenance: A Montreal Estate. $400—600

330 TIE YANG (1935- ) TWO STILL LIFES, 1983 The first Yellow Flowers, the second Chrysanthemums. Gouache on paper. Framed, larger 17.7” x 14.6” — 46 x 36 cm. Provenance: Art Dialogue Gallery, Toronto. Acquired directly from the artist in the early 1980’s. $600—800

331 TIE YANG (1935- ) TWO LANDSCAPE SCROLLS Both ink and colour on paper, and dated 1982, 26.8” x 16.5” — 68 x 42 cm. Provenance: Art Dialogue Gallery, Toronto. Acquired directly from the artist in the early 1980’s. $1,000—1,500

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332 ZAO WOU-KI (1921-2013) LES PETITS BATEAU, 1953 Lithograph printed in three colours, signed and numbered 69/200 in pencil. Published by the Caby-Birch Gallery, New York, image 7.5” x 6.3” — 19 x 16 cm. $1,000—1,500

333 WALASSE TING (1929-2010) STILL LIFE Colour lithograph on paper, signed, dated ‘88’, and number 19/200, image 24” x 35.5” — 61 x 90.2 cm. $400—600

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Two Blue and White Porcelain Wares from an Old Toronto Family (lots 334-335) Purchased in Hong Kong During the 1970’s. 334 BLUE AND WHITE TRIPOD VESSEL, QIANLONG MARK AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Raised on three cabriolet legs moulded with monster masks, the bulging body decorated with archaistic designs, and flanked on either side of the flat rim by a pair of inverted “U” handles, diameter 3.9” — 10 cm., six-character Qianlong mark. Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong during the 1970’s. $6,000—8,000

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335 BLUE AND WHITE IMMORTALS BOWL, QIANLONG MARK, GUANGXU PERIOD (18751908) With tall sides rising towards an everted rim and decorated with a continuous scene of the eight immortals along the exterior, the cavetto with the three star Gods, Fu Lu Shou, diameter 5.9” — 15 cm., sixcharacter Qianlong mark. Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong during the 1970’s. $1,200—1,500

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336 MINIATURE BLUE AND WHITE MEIPING VASE, ZHENGDE MARK, 16TH/17TH CENTURY An export piece for the South East Asian market, with design of large peonies and scrolling vine, height 6.5” — 16.5 cm., four-character Zhengde mark. $600—800

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337 BLUE AND WHITE SHALLOW ‘PHOENIX’ BOWL AND COVER, JIANGXI MARK, GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908) Thinly potted and decorated with designs of phoenix soaring amid swirling clouds, diameter 6.7” — 17 cm., six-character Jiangxi mark to cover and base. Provenance: Orientique Hong Kong, January 26, 1993. $2,000—3,000

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338 PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE MOONFLASKS, 19TH CENTURY Each with a pair of moulded dragon handles on either side of the sloping shoulders, and figural scenes along the flattened circular body, all raised on a tall straight foot, height 12.2” — 31 cm. Provenance: Cargo West Antiques, Vancouver, September 8, 1977. $800—1,200

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339 PAIR OF BLUE, WHITE, AND COPPER RED HU VASES, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Each heavily potted with bulging sides rising towards a wide rectangular rim with a pair of square form lug handles flanking the neck, landscape scenes with deer, mountains, and rivers decorate the exterior, the whole supported on a tall spreading foot, height 15.4” — 39 cm. Provenance: Property from a Toronto Estate. $600—800

340 BLUE, WHITE AND COPPER RED IMMORTALS DISH, REPUBLICAN PERIOD With central medallion of Shoulao and deer, the exterior with a band containing the eight immortals on a ground of waves, diameter 8.3” — 21 cm., sixcharacter yanghe tang studio mark. Provenance: Waddington’s November 30, 2001. $1,200—1,500

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341 LARGE COPPER RED ROULEAU VASE Thickly potted with a cylindrical neck rising from the sloping shoulders, and decorated with lotus blooms joined together by swirling vines, height 18.3” — 46.5 cm. $1,000—1,500

342 PAIR OF LARGE CELADON GROUND BUDDHIST LION VASES, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Heavily potted with a wide rim and pair of confronting squirrels on either side of the tall neck rising from the tapering body decorated with eight Buddhist lions amid scrolling clouds, height 22.8” — 58 cm. $1,000—1,500

343 CELADON GROUND BUDDHIST LION JAR AND COVER Supported on a wide spreading foot, the jar with broad shoulders narrowing at the waist and decorated with Buddhist lions against a celadon ground together with a domed cover with rounded finial, height 17.9” — 45.5 cm. $600—800

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344 PAIR OF LARGE WUCAI FIGURAL JARS Each thickly potted with a bulging shoulder tapering towards a narrow foot and decorated with a continuous scene of ladies and attendants in a garden setting. Hardwood covers, height 15.4” — 39 cm. $3,000—4,000

345 LARGE FAMILLE VERTE ‘FILIAL PIETY’ ROULEAU VASE, LATE QING DYNASTY Of tall cylindrical form and raised on a thick spreading foot, the thickly potted sides continuously decorated with scenes from the “24 Filial Piety Examplars” reserved along the exterior, height 26” — 66 cm. Note: Written by Guo Jujing during the Yuan dynasty (1260-1368), the “24 Filial Piety Examplars” espoused Confucian ideals surrounding the relationship between children and their parents or ancestors. $2,000—3,000

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346 LARGE DOUCAI ‘DRAGON AND PHOENIX’ CHARGER, YONGZHENG MARK, LATE QING DYNASTY Central medallion of a phoenix and dragon chasing a flaming pearl, all surrounded by a lotus balls and scrolling vine, diameter 17.9” — 45.5 cm., sixcharacter Yongzheng mark. $1,500—2,000

347 WUCAI DRAGON PLANTER With a wide flat rim rising above the bulging body decorated with a continuous scene of soaring dragons and crashing waves, diameter 10” — 25.5 cm. $2,000—3,000

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348 PAIR OF BLUE GROUND FAMILLE ROSE DISHES, JIAQING MARK AND PERIOD (1796-1820) Decorated with floral balls on a sgraffito ground, diameter 7.6” — 19.3 cm., six-character Jiaqing mark. $600—800

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349 PAIR OF PINK GROUND FAMILLE ROSE DISHES, JIAQING MARK AND PERIOD (1796-1820) With floral designs, diameter 7.6” — 19.2 cm., six-character Jiaqing mark. $400—600

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350 THREE FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS, 19TH CENTURY A larger bowl with butterfly design; a pair of ‘historical figure’ bowls, each with gilded rims, largest diameter 6.4” — 16.2 cm., largest with sixcharacter Daoguang mark, smaller bowls with six-character Tongzhi mark. Provenance: Property from a Vancouver Estate. $600—800

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351 LARGE TURQUOISE GROUND ‘DOUBLE HAPPINESS’ JAR AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY With thickly potted sides, the bulging shoulder tapering towards a narrowed waist and decorously enameled with dense swirling vines and auspicious objects such as blooming flora, bats, and peaches, all against a bright turquoise ground and topped with a large domed cover with gilt finial, height 26.4” — 67 cm. $1,500—2,000

352 LARGE FAMILLE ROSE ‘PHOENIX AND PEONY’ BALUSTER VASE, 19TH CENTURY The tall cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of moulded squirrel form handles and rising towards a wide rim while extending from the rounded shoulders, the exterior continuously decorated with peonies and phoenix along the thickly potted sides, height 24” — 61 cm. $800—1,200

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353 PAIR OF YELLOW GROUND DRAGON CHARGERS, KANGXI MARK, REPUBLICAN PERIOD Depicting an aubergine and a green dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the reverse with four dragons along the border, diameter 14.1” — 35.7 cm., six-character Kangxi mark. Provenance: Property from a Vancouver Estate. $3,000—5,000

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354 SET OF THREE LARGE FAMILLE ROSE STAR GODS Depicting the three Daoist deities, ‘Fu Lu Shou’, tallest height 23.6” — 60 cm. $1,500—2,000

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355 LARGE FAMILLE ROSE ‘NINE PEACHES’ CHARGER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY With seven peaches on the interior and two on the reverse, the whole decorated with florals, branches and bats, diameter 18.1” — 46 cm., large ‘shou’ character to base. $1,500—2,500

356 FAMILLE ROSE TWO-PART MILLEFLEUR LAMP Of two separate sections, the hexagonal shaped body with a dense millefleur pattern along the exterior, and floral scenes reserved along each of the sides including peonies, prunus, and lotus, height 15.4” — 39.2 cm. $600—800

357 LARGE FAMILLE ROSE FIGURAL VASE, 19TH CENTURY Large scene of Daoist immortals on one side, a procession on the other, the neck with lion handles, height 24.1” — 61.3 cm. $1,500—2,000

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the sale, after which a late charge of 2% per month on the total invoice may be incurred or the auctioneer, in his sole discretion, may cancel the sale. The buyer shall not become the owner of the lot until paid for in full. Items must be removed within 10 days from the date of sale , after which storage charges may be incurred. 10. Each lot purchased, unless the sale is cancelled as above, shall be held by the auctioneer at his premises or at a public warehouse at the sole risk of the buyer until fully paid for and taken away. 11. Notwithstanding condition no. 1, if the buyer, prior to removal of a lot, makes arrangements satisfactory to the auctioneer for the inspection of such lot by a fully qualified person acceptable to the auctioneer to determine the genuineness or authenticity of the lot, to be carried out promptly following the sale of the lot, and if, but only if, within a period of 14 days following the sale a written opinion of such person is presented to the auctioneer to the effect that the lot is not genuine or authentic, accompanied by a written request by the buyer for rescission of the sale, then the sale of the lot will be rescinded and the sale price refunded to the buyer. 12. Payment for purchases must be by cash, INTERAC direct debit (Cdn clients in person only), certified cheque (U.S. & Overseas not applicable), travelers cheque, bank draft, electronic transfer (fee applies), and VISA or Mastercard (up to $25,000). As Waddington's requires written authorization for all credit card purchases, credit cards must be presented in person by the cardholder and therefore cannot be accepted over the telephone. However, fax authorization arrangements can be made. 13. In the event of failure to pay for or remove articles within the aforementioned time limit, the auctioneer, without limitation of the rights of the consignor and the auctioneer against the buyer, may resell any of the articles

affected, and in such case the original buyer shall be responsible to the auctioneer and the consignor for: (a) any deficiency in price between the re-sale amount and the amount to have been paid by the original buyer; (b) any reasonable charge by the auctioneer for the storage of such articles until payment and removal by the subsequent buyer; and (c) the amount of commission which the auctioneer would have earned had payment been made in full by the original buyer. 14. It is the responsibility of the buyer to make all arrangements for insuring, packing and removing the property purchased and any assistance by the auctioneer or his servants, agents or contractors, in packing or removal shall be rendered as a courtesy and without any liability to them. 15. The auctioneer acts solely as agent for the consignor and makes no representation as to any attribute of, title to, or restriction affecting the articles consigned for sale. Without limitation, the buyer understands that any item bought may be affected by the provisions of the Cultural Property Export Act (Canada). 16. The auctioneer reserves the right to refuse admission to the sale or to refuse to recognize any or all bids from any particular person or persons at any auction.


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Buying at Waddington’s

All lots will be offered and sold subject to the Conditions of Sale which appear in this catalogue as well as any Glossary and posted or oral announcement. By bidding at auction, bidders are bound by those Conditions and Glossary, as amended by any oral announcement or posted notices, which together form the contract of sale between the successful bidder (buyer), Waddington’s™ and the consignor (seller) of the lot. Descriptions or photographs of lots are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the Conditions of Sale.

inquire as to the condition of a lot before bidding. Condition reports are available upon request by phone, fax, email or in person. You are advised to make any requests well in advance of the sale.

Condition of Lots All of the items are to be considered, unless otherwise noted in the description, in good condition. The definition of “good” when used in reference to condition, describes an object as having had no major damage or repair but as with the nature of the material, may show minor surface wear, discolouration etc., which indicates the acceptable wear that the piece may acquire with age. If you are particular about minor flaws, you should examine the pieces in person or have our staff answer any questions before bidding. Sizes are approximate. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to

Artfact Live! clients will be charged a buyer's premium of 23% of the successful bid price of each lot up to and including $50,000 and 18% on any amount in excess of $50,000 as part of the total purchase price.

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Frames on artwork are not included as part of purchase or condition. Buyers Premium A premium of 20% of the successful bid price of each lot up to and including $50,000 and 15% on any amount in excess of $50,000 is paid by the buyer as part of the total purchase price.

A charge of 13% HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) is applicable on the hammer price and buyer's premium, except for purchases exported from Canada. In the case where purchases are shipped out of the province of Ontario, the HST or GST is charged based on the tax status of that province.

Bidding To bid in person at the auction, you must register for a bidding number by showing identification acceptable to the Auctioneer upon entering the salesroom. Your number will identify you if you are the successful bidder. You will be responsible for all lots purchased on your bidding number. Banking information may be requested by Waddington’s™. You may submit an Absentee Bid Form if you are unable to attend the sale. Bidding by telephone, in limited circumstances, can be arranged prior to the sale. While we are pleased to offer absentee and telephone bidding as a service to our clients, and take great care in their commission, the Auctioneer will not be responsible for technical difficulties, errors or failure to execute bids. The Auctioneer may also execute bids on behalf of the consignor to protect the reserve. The reserve is the confidential minimum price the seller is willing to accept for his or her property, below which it will not be sold.

Payment Payment for purchases must be by cash, INTERAC direct debit (Cdn clients in person only), certified cheque (U.S. & Overseas not applicable), travelers cheque, bank draft, electronic transfer (fee applies), VISA or Mastercard (up to $25,000). As Waddington's requires written authorization for all credit card purchases, credit cards must be presented in person by the cardholder and therefore cannot be accepted over the telephone. However, fax authorization arrangements can be made. ALL PRICES IN CANADIAN FUNDS


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Selling at Waddington’s

Shipping: The Auctioneers will not undertake packing or shipping. The purchaser must designate and arrange for the services of an independent shipper and be responsible for all shipping, insurance expenses and any necessary export permits that may apply. The Auctioneers will, upon request, provide names of professional packers and shippers but will not be held responsible for the service or have any liability for providing this information. Reliable pre-auction estimates of shipping costs of lots offered in this sale may be obtained from: Pak Mail 905.470.6874 905.470.6875 416.293.8225 taurus@pakmailmarkham.ca www.pakmailmarkham.ca Envoy 416.299.3367 416.299.9750 ph@envoy.ca www.envoypackandship.com Removal of Purchases Purchases must be paid for within 48 hours of the date of the sale, and removed from premises within 10 days of the date of sale (see Conditions of Sale, conditions 8 to 15). Clients are advised that packing and/or handling of purchased lots by our employees or agents is undertaken solely as a courtesy for the convenience of clients.

Paintings, drawings, prints, furniture, jewellery and all forms of decorative arts and collectibles may be brought to our Toronto office where we can provide you with preliminary auction estimates and consignment procedures. Please visit our website at www.waddingtons.ca for details on our various departments and how to contact the specialists. We also accept mailed and emailed requests for advice on the marketability of objects. A photograph and phone number must accompany a full description of each item. Our specialists regularly travel to major Canadian cities to meet with prospective consignors. For further information, or to arrange an appointment, please contact our Toronto office.

Notice for our International Clients

Commission Rates Items selling for $7,501 or more 10% Items selling for $2,501 to $7,500 15% Items selling for $251 to $2,500 20% Items selling for $250 or less 25% *There is a minimum handling charge of $20 per item Insurance A 1% insurance charge, based on the hammer price of the property, will be applied to all accounts.

Restrictions exist regarding the export of species protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). The export and importation of items made of or containing whalebone, ivory, tortoise shell, seal skin, rhinoceros horn and other animal parts is strictly controlled or forbidden by most countries. Please review your country’s laws before shipping or purchasing pieces made of or containing these restricted items. Obtaining the appropriate permits is the responsibility of the client. All Narwhal Tusks must have a Marine Harvest Number or a Marine and Mammal Transport number to be sold at Waddington's. For more information please visit: www.cites.org

Property normally arrives at Waddington’s at least three months before the sale in order to allow our specialists time to research, catalogue, photograph and promote the items. Consignors will receive a contract to sign, setting forth terms and fees for our services.

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Operational Sta

Specialist Departments

Asian Art Anthony Wu 416 847 6185 aw@waddingtons.ca Yvonne Li 416 847 6195 yl@waddingtons.ca

Jewellery, Watches & Numismatics Don P. McLean 416 847 6170 dpm@waddingtons.ca Lynda Macpherson Jewellery Administrator 416 847 6190 lm@waddingtons.ca

Canadian Fine Art Monthly Fine Art Linda Rodeck 416 847 6176 lr@waddingtons.ca Eileen Reilly Condition Reports 416 847 6191 etr@waddingtons.ca Erin Rutherford Fine Art Administrator 416 504 5100 er@waddingtons.ca Contemporary Art Stephen Ranger 416 847 6194 skr@waddingtons.ca Kristin Vance Fine Art Administrator 416 504 9100 ext 6178 kv@waddingtons.ca International Art Susan Robertson 416 847 6179 sr@waddingtons.ca Emma Frank Assistant ef@waddingtons.ca Inuit Art Christa Ouimet 416 847 6184 co@waddingtons.ca Nadine Di Monte Assistant nd@waddingtons.ca

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Doug Payne 416 847 6180 dp@waddingtons.ca Decorative Arts Bill Kime Silver, Glass & Ceramics 416 847 6189 bk@waddingtons.ca Sean Quinn Sculpture, Decorations, Clocks & Lighting 416 847 6187 sq@waddingtons.ca Ellie Muir Decorative Arts Assistant 416 847 6196 em@waddingtons.ca

President Duncan McLean 416 847 6183 adm@waddingtons.ca

Building Manager Steve Sheppard 416 847 6186 ss@waddingtons.ca

Vice President Business Development Stephen Ranger 416 847 6194 skr@waddingtons.ca

Client Services Andrew Brandt 416 504 9100 ext 6200 ab@waddingtons.ca

Vice President Fine Art Linda Rodeck 416 847 6176 lr@waddingtons.ca General Manager Duane Smith 416 847 6172 das@waddingtons.ca Creative & Technical Manager Jamie Long 416 847 6188 jl@waddingtons.ca Queeny Xu Assistant qx@waddingtons.ca Accounts Manager Karen Sander 416 847 6173 ks@waddingtons.ca Elda Pappada 416 504 9100 x6213 ep@waddingtons.ca Corporate Receptionist Kate Godin 416 504 9100 kg@waddingtons.ca Ali Nasir 416 847 6181 an@waddingtons.ca Appraisal Co-ordinator Ellie Muir 416 847 6196 em@waddingtons.ca Communications Tess McLean 416 504 9100 tm@waddingtons.ca

Waddingtons.ca/Cobourg 9 Elgin Street East, Cobourg ON K9A 0A1 General Manager Paul Needham 905 373 0501 pn@waddingtons.ca Absentee and Phone Bidding 905 373 1467 (Fax)

Waddingtons.ca/Collingwood P. O. Box 554, Collingwood ON L9Y 4B2 Valerie Brown 705 445 8811 vb@waddingtons.ca


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Asian Art Auction | Dec. 1, 2014  

Asian Art Auction | Dec. 1, 2014