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SH129 - Fine Silver, Asian and Decorative Arts

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Shapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, Sydney
LOT 1

William IV Rosewood and Brass Inlaid Teapoy

c. 1830

the caddy of stylised Sarcophagus-form, the hinged lid opening to a yellow silk lined interior, on tapering octagonal column support with quadraform base raised on brass castors

Measurements:
height 80 cm width 40 cm depth 22 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $720 Incl BP
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LOT 2

Edwardian Mahogany and Oak Kidney Shaped Desk

c. 1905

the top inset with gilt tooled brown leather, the frieze with three drawers over six pedestal drawers all with Robert Adam Style gilt metal pierced handles

Measurements:
height 76 cm width 114 cm depth 66 cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
  • sold $2,160 Incl BP
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LOT 3

III Republic Fruitwood Secrétaire à Abattant

c. 1875

inlaid with satinwood and ebony, the graduated cornice over a single frieze drawer above a fall front enclosing fitted interior with writing surface, the lower part with three long drawers, raised on a plinth base with bun feet

Measurements:
height 164 cm width 105 cm depth 64 cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
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LOT 4

Victorian Walnut Loo Table

c. 1880

the oval top inlaid with satinwood and ebony above four turned supports continuing to down-swept legs carved with acanthus

  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 5

Baroque Style Gilt-wood Mirror

carved with foliage and floral motifs

Measurements:
height 140 cm width 82 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $360 Incl BP
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LOT 6

Louis XV Style Walnut Console Table

19th Century

the shaped white marble top with moulded edge above a gilt and foliate-carved frieze, on shell-headed cabriole legs, with later glass shelf, retains Antique Dealer Association label

  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $840 Incl BP
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LOT 7

Louis XVI Style Armchair, 'Fauteuil à la Reine'

c. 1900

grey painted with gilt decoration, padded rectangular back, arms and seat with satin floral upholstery, on fluted tapering legs, front legs with castors

Measurements:
height 100 cm width 68 cm depth 62 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $660 Incl BP
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LOT 8

Louis XV Style Oak Commode

19th Century

of serpentine shape with four drawers, raised on cabriole legs, ebonised finish with gilded brass handles

  • EStimate $5,000 - $7,000
  • sold $4,920 Incl BP
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LOT 9

Pair of Napoleon III Ebonised Boulle Cabinets

c. 1870

applied with ormolu mounts throughout, the shaped white marble top above a frieze with tortoise and brass inlay, above a panel door with further ormolu mounts, pewter inlay and central cartouche depicting cherubs, flanked by columns applied with ormolu acanthus leaves and scrolls, raised on a plinth base with turned bun feet (A/F)

  • EStimate $2,500 - $4,500
  • sold $4,320 Incl BP
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LOT 10

Gillows of London and Lancaster

George IV Rosewood Flower Table, c. 1820

the shaped rectangular top with gadroon border and removable cover concealing a cast metal lining, the stem finely carved with acanthus leaves and columns, on a tripod base carved with dolphins, signed 'Gillows'

Measurements:
height 73.5 cm width 36 cm depth 26 cm
  • EStimate $4,000 - $6,000
  • sold $3,360 Incl BP
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Near Pair of William IV Mahogany Cabinets
LOT 11

Near Pair of William IV Mahogany Cabinets

c. 1830

the rectangular molded cornice above a single glazed glass door enclosing three shelves, raised on a rectangular plinth (2) with single glass door enclosing shelves (2)

Measurements:
approx. height 136 cm width 73 cm depth 37 cm
  • EStimate $3,000 - $5,000
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LOT 12

Pair of George IV Mahogany Jardinières

c. 1830

of oval shape with gilded brass gallery and green tole liner, raised on four cabriole legs over a quadraform base (2)

Measurements:
height 74 cm width 80 cm depth 62 cm
  • EStimate $3,000 - $5,000
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LOT 12A

Louis XV Style Walnut and Oak Buffet

19th Century

of substantial proportions, the shaped and moulded cornice above a pair of panelled doors with polished brass hinges and escutcheons, the base raised on cabriole legs below two doors and three drawers

Measurements:
height 236 cm width 144 cm depth 67 cm
  • EStimate $4,000 - $6,000
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French Provincial Rush-seat Bench
LOT 13

French Provincial Rush-seat Bench

c. 1860

with stylised chair back and out swept arms, above a rectangular woven rush seat

Measurements:
height 84 cm width 210 cm depth 55 cm
  • EStimate $2,500 - $4,500
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Pair of Louis XVI Style Marble Pedestals
LOT 14

Pair of Louis XVI Style Marble Pedestals

Late 19th Century

white and rouge griotte marble, with applied ormolu mounts

  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
  • sold $1,920 Incl BP
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LOT 15

Louis XV Style Carved Walnut Bergère

20th Century

the padded back, arms and seat covered in cream and olive fabric, raised on tapered fluted legs with castors, together with fitted ottoman (2)

Measurements:
height 92.5 cm width 77 cm depth 86 cm (armchair) ; height 36 cm width 66 cm depth 66 cm (ottoman)
  • EStimate $400 - $600
  • sold $600 Incl BP
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LOT 16

Gilt-wood Mirror

19th Century

in the Italian architectural taste, of rectangular shape, marbleized wood accents, carved with foliate motifs (A/F)

Measurements:
height 111 cm width 80 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
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LOT 17

Renaissance Revival Oak Bookcase

the rectangular molded cornice above a gadrooned frieze to double leaded glass doors enclosing shelved interiors, flanked by pilasters carved with lion heads and figures, the lower part with two carved doors, flanked by further pilasters, on a plinth base

  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
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LOT 18

Gothic Revival Oak Partner Desk

c. 1880

the rectangular top with inset gilt tooled brown leather writing surface over a carved frieze, above twin pedestals with panelled doors

Measurements:
height 75 cm width 143 cm depth 100 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $2,160 Incl BP
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LOT 19

Anglo Indian Mercanti Dining Table

circular top with squared edge above four turned spiral carved and foliate legs

Measurements:
diameter 160 cm height 76.5 cm
  • EStimate $1,000 - $1,500
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LOT 20

Anglo Indian Bombay Style Black Wood Plant Stand

19th Century

carved throughout with mythical beasts, foliage and scrolled decoration

Measurements:
height 87 cm width 20 cm
  • EStimate $700 - $900
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LOT 21

Chippendale Style Settee

19th Century

with serpentine back and S-scroll arms, on four front cabriole legs ending in ball and claw feet and four saber back legs

Measurements:
height 87 cm width 235 cm depth 83 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $1,200 Incl BP
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LOT 22

Victorian Papier Mâché and Mother-of-pearl Whatnot

c. 1860

in the manner of Jennens and Bettridge, decorated with floral sprays, the shelves with Windsor Castle, mother-of-pearl and abalone inlay surrounded by a scrolling border with gilt highlights

Measurements:
height 83 cm width 42 cm
  • EStimate $900 - $1,500
  • sold $1,080 Incl BP
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LOT 23

Pair of Victorian Papier Mâché and Mother-of-pearl Chairs

c. 1860

in the manner of Jennens and Bettridge, decorated with floral sprays, mother-of-pearl and abalone inlay surrounded by a scrolling border with gilt highlights, one chair (A/F) (2)

Measurements:
height 105 cm width 70 cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $480 Incl BP
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LOT 24

Tooled Leather Six Panel Screen

Late 19th Century

in the Spanish Renaissance style, painted with flowers, fruits and exotic birds (A/F)

Measurements:
height 215 cm length 276 cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
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LOT 25

Gilt-wood Cheval Mirror

the crested top with foliage and shell decoration, flanked by two columns surmounted by two eagles (A/F)

Measurements:
height 204 cm width 98 cm
  • EStimate $700 - $900
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LOT 26

Louis XVI Style Marquetry Console Table

the shaped rectangular top over a frieze with applied ormolu mounts and hand painted porcelain plaques, raised on eight fluted tapered legs, with gilded brass stretchers (A/F)

  • EStimate $700 - $900
  • sold $840 Incl BP
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LOT 26A

Pair of Louis XV Style Marquis Fauteuils

c. 1900

green painted fruitwood, with floral upholstery, and matching ottomans (4)

Measurements:
height 95 cm width 75 cm depth 58 cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
  • sold $2,040 Incl BP
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Provincial Corner Cabinet
LOT 27

Provincial Corner Cabinet

blue with pale gold painted lattice work framing the single multi-paned door

Measurements:
height 115 cm width 83 cm depth 52 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
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LOT 28

Oak Gate Leg Table

the circular top above a gate leg base

Measurements:
height 76 cm width 121 c m depth 121 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $720 Incl BP
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LOT 29

Chinese Black-lacquer Coromandel Twelve Panel Screen

19th/20th Century

decorated with figures in landscape within a floral frame, the reverse decorated with flowers, titled

Measurements:
height 209 cm width 420 cm
  • EStimate $6,000 - $9,000
  • sold $7,680 Incl BP
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LOT 30

Pair of Chinese Hardwood Armchairs

each with soft mat seat enclosed by a wooden frame, with blue cushions (2)

Measurements:
height 100 cm width 52.5 cm depth 46 cm
  • EStimate $2,000 - $4,000
  • sold $1,800 Incl BP
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LOT 31

Two Chinese Bamboo Side Tables

each with a rectangular top (2)

Measurements:
approx. height 32 cm width 66 cm depth 51 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
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LOT 32

Vietnamese Egg Shell Lacquer Calligraphy Table

20th Century

the rectangular top above a plain frieze, raised on square form legs terminating in spreading feet

Measurements:
height 90.5 cm width 199.5 cm depth 43 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $960 Incl BP
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Chinese Hardwood Bench
LOT 33

Chinese Hardwood Bench

the rectangular seat above an open carved frieze raised on four legs, decorated throughout with gilded foliage

Measurements:
height 71 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
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Chinese Bamboo Table
LOT 34

Chinese Bamboo Table

Late Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

with square black lacquered top (A/F)

Measurements:
height 62 cm width 71 cm depth 71 cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
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Chinese Covered Wood Storage Box
LOT 35

Chinese Covered Wood Storage Box

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  • EStimate $200 - $400
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LOT 36

Tibetan Wool Rug

decorated with dragon chasing phoenix amongst clouds, in shades of orange, green and blue, labelled ‘Made in India by Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Darjeeling (India)’

Measurements:
195 x 94 cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $720 Incl BP
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LOT 37

Tibetan Wool Rug

decorated with dragon chasing phoenix amongst clouds, in shades of orange, green and blue, labelled ‘Made in India by Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Darjeeling (India)’

Measurements:
195 x 94 cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $840 Incl BP
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LOT 38

Iranian Wool Rug

decorated with geometric motifs in shades of red, burgundy and blue

Measurements:
308 x 205 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
  • sold $480 Incl BP
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LOT 39

Persian Wool Rug

depicting floral motifs in shades of red, blue and beige

  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $900 Incl BP
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LOT 40

Wool Prayer Rug

of rectangular form, in shades of orange, purple and brown

Measurements:
166 x 87 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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Wool Tapestry
LOT 41

Wool Tapestry

in the manner of Aubusson, depicting a bucolic scene with cranes amongst trees

Measurements:
200 x 185 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $1,140 Incl BP
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Collection of South East Asian Textiles
LOT 42

Collection of South East Asian Textiles

comprising ikat, embroidered and cashmere shawls (7)

  • EStimate $300 - $500
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Two Ikats
LOT 43

Two Ikats

decorated with animals and geometric motifs

Measurements:
approx. 222 x 120 cm
  • EStimate $100 - $200
  • sold $240 Incl BP
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LOT 44

Spanish Silk Embroidered Matador's Cape

Mid-20th Century

with a wide collar, decorated with panels of flowers

  • EStimate $600 - $800
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LOT 45

Chinese Silk Robe

Early 20th Century

purple, embroidered with wild roses (A/F)

  • EStimate $300 - $500
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LOT 46

Chinese Embroidered Collar

Late Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

in shades of pink, green, blue and black, decorated with birds, flowers and butterflies, together with a Chinese embroidered skirt belt, in shades of pink, cream and black, embellished with glass beads (2)

Measurements:
length 62 cm ; length 70 cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
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LOT 47

Chinese Embroidered Medallion

19th Century

depicting two figures in a pagoda, framed

Measurements:
height 15.5 cm width 15.5 cm
  • EStimate $100 - $200
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LOT 48

Chinese Informal Short Robe

Early 20th Century

cream satin trimmed with pink satin

  • EStimate $300 - $500
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LOT 49

Chinese Blue Kesi Imperial Court Dragon Robe, Jifu

Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

finely woven in split-weave technique, depicting nine five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls above terrestrial diagram and lishui stripe, amidst ruyi-form clouds, auspicious emblems and bats, the collar and side with further swastika and floral borders, the sleeves accented with village scenes, framed

  • EStimate $5,000 - $7,000
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LOT 50

Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Figure of a Dignitary

decorated in polychromed enamels, the standing figure holding a ruyi sceptre and wearing long robes decorated with dragons in clouds and flowers

Measurements:
height 63 cm
  • EStimate $2,000 - $3,000
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LOT 51

Pair of Large Cantonese Famille Rose Vases

Late Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

each slender vase elaborately enamelled with panels of figures, birds and butterflies reserved on a gilt ground of butterflies and scrolling foliage, the neck with applied dragons, the gilt handles formed as two Buddhist lions playing with a ball (2)

Measurements:
height 64 cm
  • EStimate $1,000 - $2,000
  • sold $1,440 Incl BP
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LOT 52

Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Rouleau Vases

19th/20th Century

each decorated in underglaze blue with birds amongst flowers (2)

Measurements:
height 39.5 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $900 Incl BP
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LOT 53

Large Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Covered Jar

Qing Dynasty, Possibly Kangxi Period

densely painted all over with aster flowers in a tight leafy meander, with four character mark within double circle to base

Measurements:
height 45 cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
  • sold $1,740 Incl BP
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LOT 54

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Ginger Jar

Qing Dynasty, Possibly Kangxi period

painted in inky tones of cobalt blue with flowering plants and butterflies, with Kangxi four character mark to base, missing cover

Measurements:
height 22 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $780 Incl BP
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LOT 55

Vietnamese Blue and White Temple Vase

c. 1907

of baluster shape decorated with continuous landscape, inscription to side, with metal rim

Measurements:
height 45 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $900 Incl BP
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LOT 56

Chinese Blue and White Swatow Charger

Late Ming Dynasty, 17th Century

the interior decorated with a Buddhist lion playing with a brocade ball, within a border of flowers

Measurements:
diameter 39.5 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
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LOT 57

Chinese Blue and White Lidded Jar

decorated with scrolling leaves and flowers, the lid surmounted with a frog

Measurements:
height 22 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $660 Incl BP
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LOT 58

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Pillow

decorated with Foo dogs playing with brocade ball within stylised borders, signed

Measurements:
height 12 cm width 13.7 cm depth 6 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 59

Chinese Porcelain Jar

Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

of ovoid shape, decorated in underglaze blue and coloured enamels with scrolling lotus and flower heads, missing cover

Measurements:
height 35 cm
  • EStimate $700 - $900
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LOT 60

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase

the rounded body painted in vivid blue with two phoenix amongst flowers, with Kangxi four character mark to base

Measurements:
height 36.5 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $660 Incl BP
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LOT 61

Pair of Large Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jars

decorated throughout with a scrolling vines issuing large blossoms (2)

Measurements:
height 50 cm
  • EStimate $1,200 - $1,800
  • sold $1,380 Incl BP
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LOT 62

Assorted Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jars

comprising a ginger jar decorated with a mythical beast, a dragon covered jar, a jar with reticulated cover, together with a blue and white bowl painted with flowers (4)

Measurements:
approx. height 24.5 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $600 Incl BP
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LOT 63

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase

19th/20th Century

of baluster shape, decorated in underglaze blue with birds amongst flowers, with two reticulated dragon handles, together with a blue and white covered vase decorated with figures in landscape, with Kangxi six character mark to base (2)

Measurements:
height 43 cm ; 38 cm
  • EStimate $700 - $900
  • sold $360 Incl BP
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LOT 64

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Footed Bowl

decorated on the exterior with scrolling leaves, the interior with mountainous landscape, with export seal

Measurements:
height 10 cm diameter 24.5 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $120 Incl BP
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LOT 65

Three Chinese Blue and White Ginger Jars

each decorated in underglaze blue with figural scene, one cover missing (3)

Measurements:
approx. height 19 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
  • sold $300 Incl BP
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LOT 66

Tall Chinese Porcelain Vase

19th/20th Century

of baluster shape, decorated in underglaze blue with phoenix amongst flowers reserved on a pale green ground, the handles formed as two Buddhist lions

Measurements:
height 58 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
  • sold $180 Incl BP
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LOT 67

Two Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vases

each of bottle shape, decorated in underglaze blue with phoenix amongst clouds (2)

Measurements:
height 23.5 cm ; 21.5 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $384 Incl BP
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LOT 68

Three Chinese Covered Jars

each decorated with figural scene (3)

Measurements:
approx. height 29 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $240 Incl BP
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LOT 69

Three Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Fan Shaped Plaques

decorated in underglaze blue with figures and mythical beast in landscapes (3)

Measurements:
height 19 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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LOT 70

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Pillow

decorated with Foo dog and flowers, together with a blue and white teapot and a blue and white covered jar (A/F) (3)

Measurements:
height 12.5 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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LOT 71

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase

of baluster shape with spreading lip, above cylindrical neck, decorated in a vibrant blue tone with double XI characters, surrounded by dense pencilled scrolling foliage and flowers

Measurements:
height 41 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $240 Incl BP
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LOT 72

Chinese Dish

Possibly Song Dynasty

crackled pale green glaze, with incised decoration (A/F)

Measurements:
diameter 32 cm
  • EStimate $350 - $450
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LOT 73

Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Ginger Jar

19th/20th Century

the rounded body decorated with figures in landscape, the lid decorated with two boys playing

Measurements:
height 24.5 cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $360 Incl BP
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LOT 74

Large Chinese Blue and White Bowl

together with blue and white bowl with cover decorated with immortals in garden (2)

Measurements:
height 14 cm diameter 31 cm; height 23.5 cm
  • EStimate $200 - $400
  • sold $168 Incl BP
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LOT 75

Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

of square-section baluster form, decorated in coloured enamels with flowers and foliage, with two faux lion heads handles, with Qianlong six-character seal mark to the base

Measurements:
height 43.5 cm
  • EStimate $200 - $400
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LOT 76

Chinese Cloisonné Swan Figure

finely decorated with red, green, black and blue scrolling motifs on a turquoise ground, on wooden stand

Measurements:
height 40 cm width 60 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $1,080 Incl BP
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LOT 77

Canton Enamel Vase

Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th Century

finely decorated with flowers, fruits and insects on a turquoise ground, with blue Artemisia leaf mark to underside

Measurements:
height 17.3 cm
  • EStimate $1,000 - $2,000
  • sold $1,080 Incl BP
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LOT 78

Hugh Moss

By Imperial Command: An Introduction to Ch'ing Imperial Painted Enamels

Limited edition, 1,000 copies, Hibiya Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1976, comprising two volumes, in original cardboard slip case

  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $1,680 Incl BP
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LOT 79

Chinese Carved Boxwood Figure of Li Tieguai

Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

the Daoist immortal with black glass inlaid eyes, leaning on his gnarled crutch, with a large lotus leaf strapped to his back, on free form root stand (A/F)

Measurements:
height 50 cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
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LOT 80

Chinese Carved Boxwood Figure of a Man

19th/20th Century

together with an alabaster figure of maiden holding a flower and a soapstone carving of an Immortal (A/F) (3)

Measurements:
height 32 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 81

Chinese Carved Root Stand

(A/F)

Measurements:
height 19 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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LOT 82

Chinese Terracotta Figural Torso

Possibly Song Dynasty

depicting a Buddhist monk standing in pleated robes, on stand

Measurements:
height 16 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $288 Incl BP
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LOT 83

Chinese Archaic Bronze Vessel

decorated with geometric motifs, on wooden stand

Measurements:
height 44 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 84

Chinese Wooden Pillow Box

19th/20th Century

black lacquer finish, of rectangular shape with curved top plank

Measurements:
height 16.5 cm
  • EStimate $200 - $400
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Chinese Pewter Cosmetic Box
LOT 85

Chinese Pewter Cosmetic Box

featuring a fitted compartment and a bottom drawer, decorated with a needle carved scene of a woman, flowers and Chinese characters, stamped, together with a Chinese brass letter opener (2)

Measurements:
height 5 cm width 12 cm depth 8.5 cm
  • EStimate $150 - $250
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LOT 86

Chinese Carved Hardstone figure of a Recumbent Mythical Beast

its head turned sharply to watch its young clambering onto its back

Measurements:
height 7.5 cm length 14.5 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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2
LOT 87

Two Chinese Hardstone Seals

surmounted by mythological beasts (2)

Measurements:
height 8 cm; height 7 cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
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2
LOT 88

Two Canton Enamel 'European Subject' Snuff Bottles

depicting figures in period costumes surrounded by scrolling lotus vines on a yellow ground, Qianlong mark (2)

Measurements:
approx. height 7.5 cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
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2
LOT 89

Two Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

decorated with hand painted panels depicting dogs, insects and birds amongst flowers, Qianlong mark (2)

Measurements:
approx. height 8.5 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 90

Four Large Chinese Inside-painted Snuff Bottles

of rounded rectangular shape, decorated with birds amongst blooming branches and winter landscape, signed (4)

Measurements:
approx. height 18 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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2
LOT 91

Two Chinese Snuff Bottles

inside-painted glass, signed (2)

Measurements:
height 8 cm ; height 8.3 cm
  • EStimate $100 - $200
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2
LOT 92

Mahjong Set

Early 20th Century

carved and stained bone pieces with bamboo backings, in leather case (A/F)

Measurements:
height 12 cm width 20 cm depth 13 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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LOT 93

Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk

Mid-20th Century

depicting a village scene

Measurements:
length 35.5 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
  • sold $660 Incl BP
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LOT 94

Two Chinese Ivory Figures

Late 19th/Early 20th Century

naturally curved with decorative staining, depicting traditionally attired male and female figures, the female holding a ruyi sceptre, and the male a sword, on wooden stands (2)

Measurements:
approx. height 28 cm
  • EStimate $1,000 - $1,500
  • sold $1,080 Incl BP
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LOT 95

Assorted Carved Ivory Pieces

comprising a Chinese carved box, two letter openers, a cylindrical pill box, a pill box with hand painted panel depicting Cupid and Venus by the river, signed Nelly, and two ivory prayer books (7)

  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $660 Incl BP
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LOT 96A

Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of Man

Early 20th Century

together with a carved ivory figure of a monk (2)

Measurements:
height 28.5 cm; 10.5 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $720 Incl BP
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Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Foo Dog
LOT 97A

Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Foo Dog

Early 20th Century

with decorative staining, on wooden stand

Measurements:
height 15.5 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $360 Incl BP
Lot Details
LOT 98

Japanese Wood and Ivory Okimono Figure

Mid-20th Century

carved as a farmer holding a large axe and carrying a basket, signed within an ivory seal, together with two ivory netsukes, one netsuke (A/F) (3)

Measurements:
height 19 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $420 Incl BP
Lot Details
LOT 99

Japanese Ivory and Bronze Figure of a Woman

Early 20th Century

signed, mounted on a naturalistic wooden base

Measurements:
height 25 cm
  • EStimate $1,000 - $1,500
  • sold $1,560 Incl BP
Lot Details
LOT 100

Satsuma Koro

Meiji Period, c. 1900

decorated in various coloured enamels and gilt, with panels enclosing figures and flowers, reserved on a ground of dense geometric and floral motifs, signed 'Kinkozan'

Measurements:
height 11 cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
Lot Details
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