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SH099 - Traditional Furniture, Paintings, and Asian Art

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Shapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, Sydney
LOT 401

Doucai 'three fruits' Meiping

20th Century

decorated with three prominent fruiting boughs including lychee, finger citron and peach, bearing Yongzheng six character seal mark to base

Measurements:
height 20.5 cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $840 Incl BP
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LOT 404

Pair of Chinese Ceramic Lidded Jars

20th Century

each drum shaped jar with a bright green glaze pooling at the foot (2)

Measurements:
height 32cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $144 Incl BP
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LOT 406A

Chinese Famille Rose Bowl

with scalloped rim, the body decorated with a continuous scene of domestic life

Measurements:
diameter 23cm
  • EStimate $150 - $250
  • sold $660 Incl BP
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LOT 406

Chinese Porcelain Bowl

lime green ground decorated with four medallions enclosing qilong dragons within a stylised floral ground, Qianlong four character seal mark to base

Measurements:
diameter9.2cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
  • sold $480 Incl BP
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LOT 407

A Collection of Chinese Porcelain Dishes

19th/20th Century

scalloped lozenge shaped dishes on a high foot decorated with waves, a famille rose palate with painted scenes of figures, fruit and flowers, together with a two stemmed dishes (16)

Measurements:
length 28 cm width 22 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
  • sold $540 Incl BP
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LOT 408

Huanghuali Brush Pot

an attractive grain on the cylindrical form supported on three low feet with a plug

Measurements:
height 21cm length 23.5cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $1,800 Incl BP
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LOT 409

Chinese Beaker-Shaped Vase

20th Century

with underglaze blue decoration of a lush flowering garden with a bird and butterflies, the lip with a chip and flat base with frits to rim

Measurements:
height 25cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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LOT 410

Chinese Porcelain Brush Pot and Tankard in enamel

19th/20th Century

cylindrical form in famille verte palette decorated with a figural scene together with a tankard with gilt border, decorated with floral sprays (2) Star crack with hairline, on brush pot

Measurements:
height 12cm, 14cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 411

Chinese Hardwood Brush Pot

20th Century

the overall bumpy knots and gouges to simulate the gnarled surface of a tree trunk, possibly zitan

Measurements:
height 16cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $480 Incl BP
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LOT 412

Pair of Red Ground Enamelled Wine Cups

20th Century

with floral designs, script in gilt to each, Kangxi four character seal mark to base (2)

Measurements:
height 5.5 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 413A

Rare Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Plate, circa 1745

from the dinner service made for John, 5th Viscount Arbuthnott (see D. S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, London, 1974, p.327), enamelled and gilt with the coat-of-arms, crest, coronet and motto LAUS DEO at the centre, a band of gilt spearheads in the well, and four harbour scenes of Plymouth and Macao. Reference: for a plate […]

Measurements:
diameter 22.5 cm.
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
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LOT 413

Chinese Underglaze Copper Red Charger

with foliate rim, interior decorated with an incised three clawed Yuan-style dragon, the eyes picked out in underglaze blue, base with four unglazed character marks, minor firing crack from rim, hairline, stabilised (A/F)

  • EStimate $500 - $700
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LOT 414

Large Celadon Charger

20th Century

on a double foot rim, incised in low relief with a central dragon surrounded by a floral chain, reverse plain, Yongzheng six character seal mark in underglaze to base

  • EStimate $1,200 - $1,800
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LOT 415

Pair of Chinese Porcelain Bowls

decorated in Doucai palette, with lotus roundels interspersed with floral chains, the interior with ruyi heads, Yongzheng six character seal mark in a double ring to base (2)

Measurements:
diameter12.8 cm, height 7 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $840 Incl BP
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LOT 416

Chinese Porcelain Bottle Vase with a Celadon Glaze

carved in low relief with two five clawed dragons, one ascending, one descending amid cloud and bat designs, incised Qianlong six character seal marks

Measurements:
height 28cm
  • EStimate $1,200 - $1,800
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LOT 417

Chinese Porcelain Pilgrim Flask

with high cylindrical neck and double handles, painted in the doucai palette on front and reverse with floral sprays in toned enamels, the six character seal mark of Yongzheng to base

Measurements:
height 28cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,000
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LOT 418

Chinese Porcelain Meiping Shaped Vase

20th Century

carved with foliate scroll on a turquoise body, seal mark to base

Measurements:
height 33cm width 21cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
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LOT 419

Chinese Underglaze Blue Dish

Ming Dynasty 1368-1644

freely painted with four flowers around the cavetto within double rings, commonly called trade ceramics, and sent to South East Asia, shipped from the port of Swatow – 3cm hairline from rim

Measurements:
diameter32.5cm
  • EStimate $2,000 - $3,000
  • sold $960 Incl BP
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LOT 420

Chinese Porcelain Blue Monochrome Bottle Vase

Six Character Underglaze Blue Mark of Kangxi to base

with an even glaze all over the ovoid body gradually extending to a long elegant neck

Measurements:
height 46cm
  • EStimate $2,000 - $3,000
  • sold $1,200 Incl BP
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LOT 421

Chinese Famille Rose Enamelled Porcelain Wash Basin

19th Century

the averted mouth rim covered in a band of repeating vine and lotus patterns encircling the side walls decorated with floral sprigs and magpies, all surrounding an elaborate puce ground floral roundel, chip to the rim

  • EStimate $600 - $800
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LOT 422

Chinese Overlay and Gold-fleck Glass Baluster Form Vase

finely cut through an outer burgundy layer to green revealing a swooping pheasant and smaller birds in flight amid foliage. The ground with incised wave design, bearing wheel cut Qianlong seal mark in variant form

  • EStimate $1,200 - $1,800
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LOT 423

Japanese Figural Tea Ladle, Meiji period

19th/20th Century

the bowl formed as a parasol, the stem the body of a Japanese female figure, marked with script

Measurements:
weight 50 grams, length 17cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $840 Incl BP
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LOT 424

Chinese Silver Collection

20th Century

comprising a boxed set of shot cups, silver dishes with coins and a glass bottle with pierced silver dragons (18)

Measurements:
height 23cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $780 Incl BP
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LOT 425

Pair of Chinese Bronze Candle Holders

19th Century

the three sectioned, tall cylindrical shapes with a rooster and hen on the front and with cranes on the reverse, the handles in the form of a flowering branch (2)

Measurements:
height 70cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $300 Incl BP
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LOT 426

Chinese Bronze Incense Burner

19th/20th Century

of Archaic form, with numerous water dragons writhing in waves standing on short legs with animal masks ending in claw and ball feet

Measurements:
height 70cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $300 Incl BP
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LOT 427

Large Javanese Bronze of Vishnu, Majapahit

having eight arms and three faces displaying the three manifestations of Vishnu, holding a fly whisk, a whip, a knife, a kendi, a conch, a trident, a hook and a trident topped hand bell

  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
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LOT 428

Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Lamp Base

20th Century

with double ring handles on a wood stand

Measurements:
height 36cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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LOT 429

Chinese Crackle Glazed Vase Gilt Bronze Stand

20th Century

the baluster shaped vase now converted to a lamp

Measurements:
height 77cm
  • EStimate $600 - $900
  • sold $624 Incl BP
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LOT 430

Box Carved in the Shape of a Lotus Leaf

20th Century

the lid with a crab, the interior with lotus buds and leaves, together with an ivory carving of a lady with an attendant

Measurements:
height 23 cm, width 34 cm, height 4.5 cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $540 Incl BP
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LOT 431

Chinese Tortoise Shell Lidded Box

19th Century

of circular shape and carved in high relief to the cover with a village scene surrounded with a floral border a similar scene in low relief to the base

Measurements:
diameter9.5cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $2,880 Incl BP
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LOT 432

Anglo Indian Tea Caddy

c. 1840

profusely carved, interior fitted with two lidded tea caddies with ivory finials and lead lining

Measurements:
height 20cm width 26cm depth 17cm
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
  • sold $1,020 Incl BP
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LOT 433

Chinese Translucent Mottled Green Jade Circular Box

19th/20th Century

carved with a central chrysanthemum on the lid within a raised wall and ring of vine leaves on the shoulder and at the foot rim (natural wear and frits) on wood stand (A/F)

  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $312 Incl BP
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LOT 434

Two Porcelain Ducks

with lotus leaves perched on their backs and shaped to form bowls (A/F) (2)

Measurements:
height 20cm, 14.5cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 435

Chinese Pottery Horse and Rider

Northern Qi 549-577AD

the unglazed body with traces of coloured pigment, the soldier holding a metal sword

Measurements:
height 28cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,500
  • sold $1,200 Incl BP
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LOT 436

Chinese Military Insignia Collection

Cultural Revolution 1966-1976

Chairman Mao badges, large and small, original red enamelled hat stars, silver and gold metal stars and embroidered gold star epaulets. The production of Mao badges was forbidden from June 1969 – 350 in lot.

  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $360 Incl BP
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LOT 437

Thai Gilt Bronze And Black Lacquered Buddha

19th/20th Century

seated dhyanasana with right hand lowered in bhumiparsha mudra downcast eyes on a young face below a flame shaped finial, on a high throne with two tiers of lotus petals, extensive wear.

Measurements:
height 75cm
  • EStimate $2,000 - $3,000
  • sold $3,000 Incl BP
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LOT 438

Two Chinese Hardstone Snuff Bottles

19th/20th Century

one carved with a butterfly swooping on a flowering lotus and coral stopper, the other carved with stylized character to front and reverse and green jade stopper

Measurements:
height 6cm, 5.5cm
  • EStimate $600 - $900
  • sold $384 Incl BP
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LOT 439

Three Chinese Red Snowflake Glass Snuff Bottles

19th/20th Century

two with figures in outdoor setting, one with stylized double happiness, together with another carved with fruit (4)

  • EStimate $600 - $900
  • sold $360 Incl BP
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LOT 440

Lime Green Carved Dragon Snuff Bottle

Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

teardrop form, rising from a hollowed, convex foot to a waisted neck, the exterior carved with a continuous writhing scaly dragon with open mouth and eyes picked out in black, the base inscribed with four characters

  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $660 Incl BP
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LOT 441

Three Chinese Natural Agate Snuff Bottles

Qing Dynasty

two with jade stoppers, one with double lion mask handles to shoulders, one with coral stopper retaining decal label for the 'British Antique Dealers Association' (3)

Measurements:
height 7cm, 6.8cm, 7cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $840 Incl BP
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LOT 442

Gold Stone Snuff Bottle

19th/20th Century

fine flattened form of the gold stone together with two well hollowed carved agate bottles (3)

Measurements:
height 5cm-6cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $216 Incl BP
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LOT 443

Two Jade and One Glass Bottle

19th/20th Century

a spinach jade round bottle with carved agate stopper, a smooth white jade round bottle with a green agate stopper and a white glass bottle over painted (3)

Measurements:
height 5cm-6cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $1,920 Incl BP
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LOT 444

Two Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles

19th/20th Century

a realgar-glass ovoid form the other a yellow, flat pear-shape with a continuous design of deer and a crane under a pine tree

Measurements:
height 5.5cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $192 Incl BP
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LOT 445

Agate Basket weave Snuff Bottle

19th/20th Century

well hollowed, with a flat lip the other a porcelain bottle in the form of a corn cob

Measurements:
height 5.5cm-7cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $240 Incl BP
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LOT 446

Three Inside Painted Snuff Bottles

19th/20th Century

the double bottle well hollowed and finely painted, the flat ovoid bottle with gold fish, the third bottle with a traditional mountain, lake scene, chip to foot rim, all with fine calligraphy (A/F)(3)

Measurements:
5.5cm-6cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $240 Incl BP
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LOT 447

Mustard Yellow Ground Tall Bottle with Cover

decorated with animated dragon and phoenix figures in enamel colours and separated by intervening Shou characters in iron red, Kangxi six character marks

Measurements:
height 50cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 448

Three Chinese Snuff Bottles

20th Century

an ivory bottle in the form of a boy holding a peach, a rectangular agate bottle with raised sides together with a jade bottle of square form (3)

Measurements:
5.5cm-6cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $540 Incl BP
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LOT 449

White Jade Bottle of Square Form

19th/20th Century

with stylized characters creating a geometric design on the front and reverse, together with a bright orange bottle finely carved with figures on front and reverse (2)

Measurements:
height 5cm-6cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $4,320 Incl BP
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LOT 450

Jadeite Snuff Bottle

19th/20th Century

with bright apple green inclusions of flat ovoid shape with pink glass stopper

Measurements:
height 6.5cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $1,200 Incl BP
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LOT 451

A Jade Snuff Bottle and a Green Overlay Glass

19th/20th Century

the bulbous jade bottle carved in the round with squirrels and fruiting grape vine, the glass bottle carved with a deer and horse (2)

Measurements:
height 6cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $1,680 Incl BP
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LOT 452

Fine Chinese Carved Coral Bottle

19th/20th Century

the log-shape carved with fruiting branches of peaches with bats, the jade stopper in form of peach

Measurements:
height 5cm
  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $1,200 Incl BP
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LOT 453

Two Porcelain Scroll Weights And A Snuff Bottle

20th Century

each painted with figures on front (3)

Measurements:
5.5cm X 4cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $960 Incl BP
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LOT 454

Two Cylindrical Shaped Bottles

20th Century

one white glass with enamel painting of birds in a flowering garden the other porcelain with a black ground and a white reserve with sgraffito of figures standing in front of a large screen (2)

Measurements:
6.5cm-8.5cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $108 Incl BP
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LOT 455

Three Chinese Snuff Bottles

20th Century

a mottled pink agate bottle with two pink glass bottles, one with yellow overlay (3)

Measurements:
4.5cm-6cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $144 Incl BP
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LOT 456

Three Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles

20th Century

two bottles inside painted the other carved cherry coloured glass (3)

Measurements:
4.5cm-7ccm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $264 Incl BP
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LOT 457

Three Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles

20th Century

all with underglaze blue in various shapes with figures characters and floral design (3)

Measurements:
5.5cm-7.5cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $120 Incl BP
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Snuff Bottle Stoppers and Wood Stands
LOT 458

Snuff Bottle Stoppers and Wood Stands

20th Century

including an ivory stand, the collection of hardstone and glass stoppers include spoons approximately 40 in the lot

  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $720 Incl BP
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LOT 459

Two Chinese Agate Snuff Bottles

19th/20th Century

one of compressed globular form with carved coral stopper, the other bottle carved with horses (2)

Measurements:
height 6cm-6.5cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $480 Incl BP
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LOT 460

Grey Schist Relief of Buddha, Gandhara

in the 3rd Century manner

the figure seated leaning forward in the posture of dhyanasana above Bodhi tree windows enclosing five divinities, circular nimbus intact, possibly from a larger column

Measurements:
height 67cm
  • EStimate $4,000 - $6,000
  • sold $3,000 Incl BP
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LOT 461

Eleven Character Carved And Gilt Couplet in Cursive Script

Qing Dynasty 19th Century - Test of a Persons Education and Wit

part of the transliteration on the rectangular wood boards read: 'By edict Emperor Cheng of Zhou proclaimed that for prosperity solemn reverence to the structure of past enterprise must be observed' 'According to Emperor Dayu…'

Measurements:
height 250cm width 24cm
  • EStimate $2,000 - $3,000
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LOT 462

Two Chinese Framed Wallpaper Panels

20th Century

watercolour and ink, scenes of workers in rice paddies amidst trellised bamboo and birds (2)

Measurements:
77 x 108 cm
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $420 Incl BP
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LOT 463

Chinese Glass Painting Of A Beauty

Qing Dynasty 18th/19th Century

standing beneath a ballooning curtain, the elegant young lady of noble birth has her hair gathered into a double side bun, her pale face and narrow pursed lips with distant eyes about to remove a guqin, a seven-stringed zither, from a woven cover

Measurements:
58 x 36 cm
  • EStimate $2,000 - $3,000
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LOT 464

Two Chinese Portraits on Glass

20th Century

one of a child, the other of a woman, in hardwood frames (2)

Measurements:
50 x 35cm, 50 x 36cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
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LOT 465

Three Pairs of Framed Chinese Earmuffs

20th Century

each of heart shaped silk, embroidered with fish, butterflies and flowering leaf scroll (3)

Measurements:
12 x 10 cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $60 Incl BP
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LOT 466

Chinese Silk Embroidered Jacket

with circular phoenix birds embellished amongst waves

  • EStimate $300 - $500
  • sold $540 Incl BP
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LOT 467

Indian Miniature

Temple Scene

watercolour, ink on paper, water stains to mount

Measurements:
30 x 20 cm
  • EStimate $100 - $200
  • sold $48 Incl BP
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LOT 468

Two Persian Miniatures

watercolour and ink on paper

scenes of lion hunting and festivals (2)

Measurements:
16 x 10 cm, 27 x 17 cm
  • EStimate $400 - $600
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LOT 469

Two Indian Miniatures

Wedding Scenes

watercolour, ink on paper (2)

Measurements:
23 x 13 cm
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $120 Incl BP
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LOT 470

Two Chinese Framed Paintings

19th/20th Century

ink on mulberry paper of a wise old man leaning on his staff (2)

Measurements:
35 x 50 cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
  • sold $900 Incl BP
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