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  • A SMALL CHINESE DINGYAO INCISED "LOTUS"

    A SMALL CHINESE DINGYAO INCISED "LOTUS"

  • A CHINESE LONGQUAN CELADON PETAL-CARVED

    A CHINESE LONGQUAN CELADON PETAL-CARVED

  • A SMALL CHINESE YAOZHOU CELADON MOLDED

    A SMALL CHINESE YAOZHOU CELADON MOLDED

  • A CHINESE CARVED CIZHOU BOWL

    A CHINESE CARVED CIZHOU BOWL

Lot: 1 - A SMALL CHINESE DINGYAO INCISED "LOTUS" DISH 定窑刻划莲花小盘 SONG DYNASTY 宋

With widely flared sides, the interior is finely incised with lotus blossom and scrolled foliage. The dish is covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone that continues over the shallow ring foot onto the base, copper alloy band to lip. (Dia: 4 3/4 in.)

Lot: 2 - A CHINESE LONGQUAN CELADON PETAL-CARVED "LOTUS" BOWL 龙泉窑刻划花碗 SOUTHERN SONG/YUAN DYNASTY 南宋或元

The exterior of the rounded sides with upright petals, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color except for the foot rim burnt orange in the firing. (Dia: 6 7/8 in.) Property from a US private collection

Lot: 3 - A SMALL CHINESE YAOZHOU CELADON MOLDED BRUSH WASHER 耀州窑印花小水洗 NORTHERN SONG/JIN DYNASTY 北宋或金

The interior decorated with stylized lotus flowers and scrollwork, with flared, everted rim, olive-green glaze; underside of footring unglazed; elegant carved hardwood stand; cloth box. (D: 3 1/2 in.) Property from a US private collection Exhibited: Morristown, New Jersey, Morris Museum, "Harmony in Clay: The Elegance and Refinement of Song Ceramics" March 8 to June 24, 2012, #20 Literature: "Song Ceramics, the Eight Kiln Groups at a Glance: Examples from the Jiyuanshanfang Collection", 2008, p. 202

Lot: 4 - A CHINESE CARVED CIZHOU BOWL 磁州窑刻划花碗 NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY 北宋

The deep rounded sides springing from a flat base to a slightly incurved rim, covered overall with an even straw-white glaze, the exterior carved through to the brownish body with a band of semi-circular ribs rising from the footring. (D: 5 in.) Property from a US private collection Exhibited: Morristown, New Jersey, Morris Museum, "Harmony in Clay: The Elegance and Refinement of Song Ceramics" March 8 to June 24, 2012, #91 Literature: "Song Ceramics, the Eight Kiln Groups at a Glance: Examples from the Jiyuanshanfang Collection", 2008, p. 116

Lot: 5 - AN UNUSUAL CHINESE CELADON-GLAZED MINIATURE MOLDED MOONFLASK 青釉袖珍月亮瓶 PROBABLY MING/EARLY QING DYNASTY 或明至清早期

With cylindrical neck over a flattened circular body, molded with flowers and foliage, flared foot; with pale grey-green glaze, the footring with a orange-brown tinge. (H: 2 1/2 in.) Provenance: Dr. Carl Kempe (1884-1967), sold Sotheby's London, November 5, 2008, lot 540, part lotJ. J. Lally, New YorkAcquired from the above by the present owner, 2020 PUBLISHED: Bo Gyllensvard, "Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection", Stockholm, 1964, p. 43, pl. 69, as Northern Song Dynasty

Lot: 6 - A SMALL CHINESE WHITE GLAZED PORCELAIN EWER 白釉小壶 MING DYNASTY OR EARLIER 明或更早

Of elegant lamp-shaped form with bulbus body, cupped lip, on domed ribbed foot, curved spout, with a white glaze except for the footring. (H: 3 1/2 in.)

Lot: 7 - A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN RETICULATED STEMMED CUP 青花镂空高足杯 17TH/18TH CENTURY 十七或八世纪

With octagonal rim and circular foot, continuous painted floral and foliage decoration to exterior of the footring, the cup with outer shell reticulated to reveal inner painting of blue and white flowers, interior of cup centered with a small flower (H: 4 1/2 in.)

Lot: 8 - TWO SIMILAR CHINESE DEHUA PORCELAIN LIBATION CUPS 德化窑盃两件 17TH/18TH CENTURY 十七或十八世纪

Modelled in the form of rhinoceros horn cups, one with qilin, phoenix and flowering branches, the other with tiger, dragon, deer and crane, with associated Japanese wood boxes (2). (H: 3 1/4 in.) Provenance: Property from the collection of Dora Wong, New York City

Lot: 9 - A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE-DECORATED PORCELAIN BRUSH POT 五彩笔筒 KANGXI PERIOD 清 康熙

One third of the body painted with landscapes including a scholar and a boatman visiting the chi bi (Red Cliff) among pine trees, rocks, and grasses; the rest inscribed with a poem echoing the painting alluding to the renowned poet Su Shi (1037-1101), signed and dated "ren chen" year, probably equivalent to 1712, with an old label to the underside. (H: 6 1/8 in.) Formerly from a New Jersey Collection

Lot: 10 - A SMALL CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN CYLINDRICAL CENSER 青花圆香炉

Well-decorated with three sages seated in a landscape, all raised on three bracket feet, the lip and underside unglazed. (H: 3 in.: Dia: 4 in.)

Lot: 11 - A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN ROULEAU VASE 青花山水人物纸槌瓶 KANGXI PERIOD 清 康熙

The tall slightly rounded sides rising to an angled shoulder, columnar neck, and galleried rim; the body painted in bright cobalt tones with a narrative scene set outdoors with sages at various pursuits, including playing weiqi among rocks, rivers, and trees; the neck with bands of dots, scrolls, and fret borders. (H: 18 in.) Formerly from a private Maryland Collection

Lot: 12 - A SMALL CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE-DECORATED PORCELAIN ROULEAU VASE 五彩纸槌瓶 KANGXI PERIOD 清 康熙

The body painted with flowers and butterflies, shoulder with blossoms on "cracked ice" ground, black bamboo and flowers to neck. (H: 7 1/2 in.) Acquired by the present owner from a Long Island estate.

Lot: 13 - AN UNUSUAL LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE-DECORATED PORCELAIN JAR AND COVER 五彩带盖大罐

The slightly domed circular cover decorated with boys at play, with the glaze stopping slightly short of the edge, flattened circular knop painted with a floret; the body decorated with a meiren listening to a qin recital, as others watch, in a pavilion as boys play in a garden, with a slightly recessed unglazed base. (H: 11, Dia: 11 3/4 in.)

Lot: 14 - A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE "MU GUYIYING" DISH 五彩“穆桂英”瓷盘 CIRCA 约 1700-1725

The cavetto painted with figural reserves below floral sprays. NOTE: A very similar dish was previously offered by Galerie Nicolas Fournery, Paris. Six dishes with this design are also in the collection of the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands (inv. no. 1945-159), and another dish is in the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. (Dia: 8 1/2 in.) Provenance: Property from a private New England collection, acquired from Maria and Peter Warren Antiques, Connecticut

Lot: 15 - A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE-DECORATED DEHUA PORCELAIN FIGURE OF GUANDI 德化窑五彩关帝像 THE FIGURE PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY, THE ENAMELS POSSIBLY LATER 关帝像为十八世纪 珐琅或为后添

The deity seated, on a tiger pelt, his robes finely decorated with various patterns. (H: 8 in.) Acquired in Europe in the 1970s-1980s by the grandfather of the present ownerThence by descent

Lot: 16 - AN UNUSUAL CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN "ROSE-VERTE" FLORAL-DECORATED CHARGER 五彩出口瓷大盘 KANGXI/YONGZHENG PERIOD 清 康熙或雍正

The circular charger decorated with poppies, lilies, orchids, and other blossoming sprays; the cavetto with a chrysanthemum blossom and diaper border, punctuated by floret reserves; the outer border with four further floral sprays, the rim with a scroll band; with two prunus sprays to underside of cavetto. (Dia: 15 1/4 in.) Suchow & Seigel, New York, New York

Lot: 17 - A CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED "FISHERMAN" TUREEN AND COVER 粉彩出口瓷盖碗 MID EIGHTEENTH CENTURY 十八世纪中叶

Of oval section, the domed cover and each side decorated with fishermen and attendants, a woman and small child watch from the shore, under willows and flowering tree; the cover with a shaped border in underglaze blue with reserves of enameled birds, surmounted by a modeled lion finial; the sides of the vessel with stylized shell-form handles, with a later modern stand. (L: 12 1/2 in.) Suchow & Seigel, New York, New York

Lot: 18 - A CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN PUCE-DECORATED TUREEN, COVER, AND STAND 出口瓷盖盆带底座 THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY 十八世纪中后期

Of oval section with a shaped border, the exterior decorated with pavilions by a river, the wide diaper borders punctuated by shaped reserves of lotus and lingzhi sprays, an unusual floriform finial to the domed cover, the sides of the footed tureen with stylized lotus pod handles. (L: 15 in. (stand)) Suchow & Seigel, New York, New York

Lot: 19 - A CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED FIGURE OF GUANYIN AND CHILD 粉彩出口瓷观音送子 QING DYNASTY 清

Adorned in a gilt-decorated blue robe and pink veil, seated upon a lotus blossom flanked by a bird and a vase. (H: 9 3/8 in.) Descended in the Tilghman family of Maryland

Lot: 20 - A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED "DEER AND CRANE" MEIPING VASE 粉彩“鹿鹤”梅瓶 CHENGHUA SIX-CHARACTER MARK BUT LATER 成化六字款 年代为成化以后

Gracefully potted with a slightly rolled circular lip, decorated with five deer in tones of pink and yellow among pine and rockwork with lingzhi sprays; a pair of cranes at the shoulder. (H: 10 in.)

Lot: 21 - A CHINESE WHITE-GLAZED CHRYSANTHEMUM DISH 白釉菊花纹盘 YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 雍正款 清 雍正

The shallow rounded sides molded as 24 chrysanthemum petals rising from the circular footring, the underside inscribed with the six-character mark within a double circle. (Dia: 6 3/8 in.) Acquired in Europe in the 1970s-1980s by the grandfather of the present ownerThence by descent

Lot: 22 - A VERY RARE CHINESE CARVED CELADON-GLAZED PORCELAIN “萬”-MOUTHED VASE 珍罕粉青釉萬字口大瓶 QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN LOW RELIEF AND OF THE PERIOD 乾隆六字款 清 乾隆

***PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS A PREMIUM LOT. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN BIDDING ON THIS LOT. PLEASE CONTACT CLIENT SERVICES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.* ***请注意,本件为高价拍品,需缴付押金方可竞投。请联系客服以获取更多信息。* Of square section, with swelling body over slightly flared foot, slightly indented sloped shoulder, transitioning into the shaped, slightly waisted neck with slightly everted lip, the lip of swastika or “萬” (wan form), the body with a main band carved in low relief with archaistic scrolls incorporating kui-dragon heads and lotus scrolls, above a stylized lapet band at the foot, the shoulder with similar shorter lappet-band border below a kui-dragon scroll border, each side of the neck with a panel of mirrored kui-dragon scrolls, covered overall with a soft, pale blue-green glaze pooling to a darker tone, the lip gilt, underside with six-character seal mark in low relief within an indented square. (H: 16 1/4 in.) Acquired in Europe in the 1970s by the grandfather of the present owner, said to have come from the collection of Robert de Stryker Thence by descent

Lot: 23 - A CHINESE "CLAIRE DE LUNE" OR PALE CELADON-GLAZED POURING VESSEL, HUAJIAO 粉青釉花浇 YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD 雍正六字款 或清雍正

Decorated with lobed "chrysanthemum-petals" to shoulder and body, the underside marked "Da Qing Yongzheng Nian Zhi", traces of a dark dressing to the polished footring. (H: 9 3/4 in.) Provenance: Acquired from a New Jersey estate by the present owner.NOTE: For another example of this form, from the Meiyintang collection, glazed white and with an incised foliate scroll band around the waist, see Christie's Hong Kong, April 8, 2013, lot 3050, where the form, both with and without handles, is discussed, as are other examples, variously glazed and decorated, in the Palace Museum, Beijing and other collections. See also the celadon-glazed example with incised foliate band in the Avery Brundage Collection at the Asian Arts Museum, San Francisco, no. B60P13, and another, sold Christie's, Hong Kong, May 28, 2014, lot 3305. See also a blue and white-decorated example with handle, sold Christie's London, November 7, 2006, lot 196

Lot: 24 - A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN “DRAGON” DISH 青花龙纹洗 QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 乾隆六字款 清 乾隆

With a shallow sloped cavetto, the interior and exterior painted with dragons pursuing pearls among scrolling flames, the underside inscribed with the six-character seal mark. (Dia: 6 1/2 in.) Provenance: Property from the estate of Roger E. Birch

Lot: 25 - A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN CIRCULAR PLAQUE 青花缠枝花卉瓷板

Painted with eight treasures of Buddhism among intertwined "Indian" lotus scrolls, verso unglazed. (Dia: 13 3/4 in.)

Lot: 26 - A CHINESE DOUCAI-DECORATED PORCCELAIN "PHOENIX" DISH 斗彩凤纹盘 QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK 乾隆六字款

Finely decorated, depicting stylized phoenix, flowers, and scrolling foliage to interior and exterior, cloud scrolls along the footring, six-character Qianlong mark to the underside. (D: 7 1/2 in.)

Lot: 27 - A CHINESE FAUX BRONZE PORCELAIN COUPE 瓷仿铜贝壳水盂

In the form of a shell with a qilong climbing out holding a piece of lingzhi in its mouth, overall covered with brown and green glaze inmitating bronze patina, splashed gold spots to body, on integral stand, gilded four-character Qianlong seal mark to the underside. (L: 4 1/2 in.)

Lot: 28 - A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN "THREE FRIENDS" VASE, YUHUCHUNPING 岁寒三友青花玉壶春瓶

Of elegant pear-shaped form, rising to a wide trumpet mouth, with plantain and bamboo growing beside pierced rockwork on grassy mounds enclosed by fencing in the background, bordered below by a band of upright lotus lappet and nine lotus blossoms at the splayed foot, a pendent spear-head border at the shoulder, below a row of upright elongated plantain leaves and a stylised floral scroll to the waisted neck, six-character Qianlong seal mark to the underside. (H: 11 1/4 in.)

Lot: 29 - A CHINESE ENAMELED PORCELAIN FAUX CLOISONNÉ SEAL PASTE BOX AND COVER 珐琅彩带盖印泥盒 SIX-CHARACTER JIAQING SEAL MARK 嘉庆六字款

Of compressed globular form, decorated with auspicious symbols comprising bats, lotus, flowers, and foliage, all against a turquoise ground, six-character seal mark in gilt to the underside. (Dia: 3 in.)

Lot: 30 - A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED PORCELAIN SMALL DISH 粉彩人物小盘

Depicting a court scene of a dignitary meeting with officials, the exterior rim is decorated with three groups of stylized flowers and foliage, six-character Jiaqing seal mark to the underside. (Dia: 6 1/8 in.) Property from the collection of James Alfe (1948-2003)Thence by descent

Lot: 31 - A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE CORAL-GROUND PORCELAIN "BOYS" BOWL 五彩珊瑚地“童子”碗

Finely potted and well-decorated, the underside with a six-character Jiajing seal mark in underglaze blue. (Dia: 8 1/4 in.)

Lot: 32 - A CHINESE YELLOW-GROUND ENAMELED PORCELAIN CENSER AND COVER 珐琅彩黄地带盖瓷香炉 APOCRYPHAL QIANLONG MARKS 乾隆款

. (H: 19 in.) Provenance: Property from the collection of Pauline Lederman, New YorkThence by descent in the family

Lot: 33 - A CHINESE TURQUOISE GROUND "BOYS" BOWL 五彩松石绿地“童子”碗

Painted to the exterior with a group of boys playing various instruments, holding lanterns, and lighting fireworks; the interior painted with seven boys playing various games, the underside with an apocryphal Qianlong iron-red seal mark. (D: 7 3/4 in.)

Lot: 34 - A CHINESE PALE CELADON-GLAZED "CONG" VASE 青釉琮式瓶 XIANFENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD 咸丰六字款 或清 咸丰

The vase of square section, each side molded with eight trigrams, circular lip and foot. (H: 10 1/2 in.) Mr. & Mrs. Walter Schultz, Germany, acquired in Europe in the 1960sThence by descent in a New England collection

Lot: 35 - AN UNUSUAL CHINESE FAMILLE-ROSE DECORATED PORCELAIN OVAL VESSEL 粉彩椭圆花盆 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪

With one shaped side, inner "shelf" pierced with two "cash", decorated with auspicious subjects and symbols including birds, flowers, fruits, vegetables, and antiques. (L: 10 3/4 in.)

Lot: 36 - A CHINESE FLAMBÉ-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE 窑变釉壶式瓶 GUANGXU MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD 光绪款 或清光绪

With a pear-shaped body of rectangular section, rising from a straight foot to a wide mouth flanked by tubular handles, covered overall in a red glaze with bright blue, purple, and white streaks, thinning to beige to the extremities; with a six-character Guangxu mark incised to the underside. (H: 12 in.)

Lot: 37 - A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED "100 FLOWERS" VASE, YUHUCHUNPING 粉彩百花瓶 XUANTONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD 宣统六字款 或清宣统

Decorated with a profusion of various blossoms and foliage, underside with six-character mark in iron-red enamel. (H: 11 1/2 in.)

Lot: 38 - A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED PORCELAIN BALUSTER VASES 居仁堂粉彩瓷瓶一对

Decorated with vases, flowers, fan, and scrollwork, in-curved lip with fret border above a scrolled band, underside centered with four-character Juren Tang seal mark. (H: 10 in.) Acquired by the present owner from a New Jersey estate

Lot: 39 - A PAIR OF CHINESE WUCAI DECORATED PORCELAIN JARS WITH COVERS 五彩带盖带底座大罐一对

The body painted with boys and meiren among trees, bridges, and rockwork, neck decorated with fruit and rockwork, covers depicting a similiar scene, underside of one cover later incribed "1880", the other "Pr. Famille Verte Temple jars Khang Hsi"; both with later associate wood stands. (H: 16 1/2 in. (with cover)) The estate of Dennis Woods, Abilene,Texas, acquired at Parke Bernet, New York in 1963 by reputeAcquired from the above estate by the present owner

Lot: 40 - A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN TALL BALUSTER BASE 青花大瓶

Depicting a high official with retinue greeting a robed figure by a bridge in an extensive landscape, cloud scrolls decoration to shoulder, various band borders to neck and lip, underside with double circle. (H: 18 1/4 in.) Property from the Estate of Roger E. Birch.

Lot: 41 - THREE CHINESE MOLDED AND CARVED PORCELAIN BRUSHPOTS 瓷塑雕刻笔筒一组三件 MARK OF WANG BINGRONG 王炳荣款

One with lotus and crab, the second of faux bamboo form with an insect, the third with cockerel and flowers (3). (H: 5 1/8 in. (tallest)) Provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania, acquired between 1936 and the mid 1970s; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot: 42 - A CHINESE CARVED AND PIERCED HUANGHUALI "DRAGON" PANEL, IN LATER HARDWOOD STAND 黄花梨镂雕龙纹木板 后配底座 THE PANEL LATE MING/QING DYNASTY 木板为明或清

The lustrous rectangular wood panel of deep amber-brown color, carved with a larger fierce scrolled dragon, with a smaller dragon to the lower corner, all withing a shaped arch; the later stand with scaped scroll supports and shaped skirt with beaded edge. (H(with stand): 26 in. ) Property from a private collection, Bryn Mawr, acquired from E & J. Frankel, New York, August 2, 2000

Lot: 43 - A SINO-TIBETAN GILT BRONZE BUDDHA 中原或藏传佛教鎏金铜造像 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十八世纪或更早

Finely-executed, the figure is shown seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus pedestal and holding his right hand in dhyana mudra. The eyes are cast downwards, below a hollow for an inlaid urna and the patchwork robe is incised with lotus and foliate scroll in the borders, unsealed. (H: 5 in.) Collection of Hugo Musterberg, New Paltz, New York, by 1967Property from the collection of James Alfe (1948-2003)Thence by descent

Lot: 44 - AN ASSOCIATED PAIR OF CHINESE INCISED LACQUER BOXES 戗金漆盒一对 LATE 16TH / EARLY 17TH CENTURY 十六世纪末或十七世纪初

Both covers decorated with a scene of an official and his associates, the sides of the box and cover with a pair of dragons chasing flaming pearls and flowers, the incised floral and foliage motif excuted in "qiangjin" and "tianqi" technique, showing traces of gold, the base of similar design, with the underside black. (L: 9 in.) Property from the collection of James Alfe (1948-2003)Thence by descent

Lot: 45 - A SMALL SINO-TIBETAN GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA 中原或西藏地区铜鎏金佛造像 18TH CENTURY 十八世纪

Finely cast and chased, seated on a lotus-petal base, right hand in a vitarka mudra, a lotus stem held between forefinger and thumb, wearing elaborate bodhisattva jewelry and reticulated five-leaf crown, flowing robes with finely incised floral and scroll borders, underside of the base sealed and incised with a double vajra; later lotiform hardwood stand stamped CHINA. (H: 4 7/8 in. (bronze)) Property from a private collection, Bryn Mawr, acquired prior to 2013

Lot: 46 - A LARGE CHINESE GILT AND LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF "KUI XING" 铜鎏金魁星 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十九世纪或更早

"Kui Xing", the god of examinations with a lively expression on his face, his hair and celestial scarves billowing in the wind. In one hand he holds a brush, and in the other an official hat, his robes elaborately decorated; He stands in his typical pose, with one foot atop a fierce fish-form dragon rising from tumultuous waves. (H: 25 1/2 in.)

Lot: 47 - A CHINESE TALL GREY LINGBI-STYLE SCHOLARS STONE 灵璧石一件

Of finely-textured grey-black stone with veins of grey-white, deeply furrowed and textured, with a delicate high-toned resonance when struck, fitted lobed wood stand (H: 11 3/4 in. (including stand)) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 48 - A CHINESE INSCRIBED ARCHAISTIC BRONZE "TIGER" TALLY 嵌金铜虎符 POSSIBLY MING DYNASTY 或明

Each of the matching halves cast in the form of a crouching tiger, the face detailed with slender eyes and curling ears, the spine with an inscription: "yu Luoyang Taishou wei hufu" ('tiger tally of Luoyang governor'), the left side inscribed with "Luoyang zuo yi" ('Luoyang, left, number one'), the boxwood stand inscribed with two characters reading "chen li". (L: 2 7/8 in.) Property from an old Hong Kong family collection Sotheby's Hong Kong, Chinese Art, November 30, 2018, Lot 569

Lot: 49 - A CHINESE ARCHAISTIC PATINATED BRONZE COVERED WINE VESSEL, YOU 倣古风格卣 LATE MING/QING DYNASTY 明末或清初

Decorated with a fret pattern to the shoulder and handle and with mythical bird heads to the terminus of each handle; covered in a green and brown patina, with archaistic characters to both the inside of the cover and the body. (H(bottom to rim without handle): 9 in.) Formerly Bryn Mawr private collection

Lot: 50 - A CHINESE STACKING HARDWOOD TWO-TIER BOX, POSSIBLY ZITAN 双层提梁木盒 或紫檀

Of rectangular form, comprising a cover, fitted tray and two compartments, set on a base frame with short sides and side posts, flanked by cloud-form standing spandrels, joined at the top by a humpback handle, the cover held in place by a white brass rod extending through the two side supports, the base frame and tray corners reinforced with ruyi-head mounts at the corners of the cover. (L: 11 1/4 in., W: 7 in., H: 9 1/2 in.) Accquired from E & J Frankel, New York, according to the present owner

Lot: 51 - A CHINESE LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF GUANYIN 铜加漆观音造像 MING DYNASTY 明

Depicted in dhyanasana, hands in vitarka mudra, adorned in a bordered robe and seated upon a lotus pedestal. (H: 9 1/2 in.) Provenance: Acquired from a New Jersey estate by the present owner

Lot: 52 - A CHINESE CLOISONNÉ ARCHAISTIC SMALL VASE WITH CARVED WOOD STAND 掐丝珐琅小樽带底座

Of hu form, decorated with two registers of stylized interwined dragons and a cicada pattern, comprising floral and foliate patterns; the two handles designed as the head of a mythical beast with swirled horns; the floriform wood stand with a carved flower in the center. (H: 5 3/4 in. (without stand))

Lot: 53 - A CHINESE GILT-LACQUERED STUCCO FIGURINE OF GUANYIN 泥塑鎏金观音 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十八世纪或更早

Depicting a seated Guanyin on a later wood base, with a peaceful expression on her face, gilt to the front and sides (H: 15 1/4 in.)

Lot: 54 - A CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO RUYI SCEPTER 竹雕佛手如意 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八或十九世纪

Naturalistically carved and undercut as entwined gnarled leafy branches of "Buddha's-hand" finger citron, symbolizing abundance, the head in the form of several finger citron, with characteristic whorls and pitting, the bamboo of rich brown color with smooth patina. (L: 12 1/4 in.)

Lot: 55 - A CHINESE PATINATED BRONZE CIRCULAR CENSER 铜香炉

On a flared foot, the bulbous body applied with two lion-head handles to the sides; the base with a six-character Xuande mark. (Dia: 4 3/8 in. (rim)) Provenance: Property from a Private Collection, Louisiana

Lot: 56 - A CHINESE CIRCULAR INK CAKE 圆形墨饼

The circular body densely decorated with carved dragons, clouds, and each character "da" and "xiao" to the front and back; a four-character Qianlong mark and maker's seal to the side with old export seal residue. (Dia: 4 in.) Provenance: Property from a Private Collection, Louisiana

Lot: 57 - A CHINESE CARVED SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A SEATED BUDAI 寿山石雕布袋和尚

Of greyish beige shoushan stone, the figure's robes decorated elborately, depicted seated with a cheerful expression. (H: 2 3/4 in.) Provenance: Property from a Private Collection, Louisiana

Lot: 58 - AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF CHINESE CARVED HARDWOOD ARMCHAIRS 中国硬木扶手椅一对 LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY 十九世纪晚期至二十世纪早期

Elaborately carved and pierced with flowering prunus, the straight back joined to curved arms above a shaped panel seat, all raised on round legs, slightly curved, joined by shaped stretcher. (H: 40 in. W: 23 1/4 in. D: 20 in.)

Lot: 59 - A CHINESE TURQUOISE GROUND LOBED JARDINIÈRE 铜胎松石绿地瓜棱盆

Of quadrilobe form, decorated with flowering branches, butterflies and birds, ruyi head border at the rim, all on a turquoise ground with "wan"-fret diaper. (Dia: 12 in.)

Lot: 60 - A CHINESE CARVED HARDWOOD FLORIFORM TRAY 硬木雕托盘 QING DYNASTY 清

Of octagonal lobed form, all sides pierced and carved with prunus reserves, a fret border at the base, the single-paneled floor carved with conforming raised panel to underside. (H: 13 1/2 in.) Private collectionThence by descent

Lot: 61 - A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE-PORCELAIN MOUNTED EIGHT-PANEL SCREEN 洋彩八开瓷屏风

Each panel with enameled inserts depicting immortals at various pursuits with associated inscriptions; each figural panel is separated by smaller inserts decorated in blue and white with foliate patterns. (H: 32 3/4, W: 7 in. (each panel))

Lot: 62 - A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE FOUR-PANEL PORCELAIN SCREEN 中国青花瓷四开屏风

Each panel with porcelain inserts comprising scholars and attendants at various pursuits, separated by smaller inserts decorated with floral sprays, scrolling waves, and a foliate pattern centered by a lotus blossum. (H: 28, W: 6 1/2 in. (each panel))

Lot: 63 - A LARGE CHINESE ENAMELED COPPER VASE 铜胎画珐琅花瓶

The body decorated with phoenix and flowers, the upper register decorated with similar floral and foliage lotus-scroll, lotus petals and wave border above the foot, stylized ruyi-head band at the lip. (H: 22 in.)

Lot: 64 - A LARGE CARVED AND POLYCHROMED WOOD FIGURE OF THE BODHISATTVA PUXIAN 木雕普贤菩萨坐像 MING DYNASTY OR LATER 明或以后

Depicted adorned in a flowing robe, seated upon a lotus pedestal, on the back of a recumbent elephant, her hands loose and doweled at the wrists. (H: 40 1/2, W: 30, D: 16 in.)

Lot: 65 - A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS 铜鎏金无量寿佛坐像 QIANLONG PERIOD 清 乾隆

The bodhisattva seated in vajraparyankasana, the hand held in dhyanamudra, wearing a simple robe draped over the left shoulder leaving the right exposed, the face with a meditative expression beneath a coiffure with five-leaf diadem, all supported on a tapering rectangular throne with drapery over the front and foliate supports at the corners, engraved with an inscription reading "Da Qing Qianlong gengyin nian jingzao" (Respectfully made in the gengyin year of the Qianlong period in the Great Qing dynasty), corresponding to 1770, underside painted with Chinese numerals, later collection numbers engraved on the back of base. (H: 7 3/4 in.) Acquired in Europe in the 1970s by the grandfather of the present owner, said to have come from the collection of Robert de StrykerThence by descent

Lot: 66 - AN UNUSUAL CHINESE EMBROIDERED GAUZE WOMAN'S VEST, XIAPEI 刺绣女士马甲霞帔 THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪中后期

Of midnight blue gauze lined with salmon silk, embroidered in counted stitch and couched gold thread with a pair of opposing five-clawed dragons grasping flaming jewels, the verso with a similar front-facing dragon, all among clouds, bats, shou symbols and a variety of birds, and above crashing waves and rockwork with auspicious symbols and treasures, peony scroll border, all above a green knotted netting and tassel border of varying colors punctuated with metal beads; the vest applied with two rank badges depicting sixth civil rank egrets in couched gold thread on grey-blue gauze, below a "cloud-collar" punctuated by peony sprays. (L: 46 in.) Private American CollectionLinda Wrigglesworth, London, acquired from the above, 1988; Sold Christie's, New York, March 8, 2008, "The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume and Textiles from the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection", lot 15The Jeffrey M. Kaplan Collection, acquired from the above

Lot: 67 - A CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK LADY'S ROBE 刺绣女装长袍氅衣 QING DYNASTY WITH LATER TAILORING 清 部分为后世修补

Of midnight blue silk, finely embroidered with bowls of orchids with antiques, peony and morning glory sprays, all above a wide border of roiling waves, rockwork and auspicious symbols, floral and butterfly borders, the sleeve bands with vases and bowls of flowers, floral sprays and peacocks, pale blue silk lining, gilt-metal toggle buttons; interior bearing a Neiman-Marcus lable. (L: 38 in.) The Jeffrey M. Kaplan Collection, Washington, D. C.Gift from the above to the present owner, Property of an American Collecter

Lot: 68 - A CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK "BUDDHIST LIONS" PANEL, MOUNTED AS A PILLOW 刺绣太狮少狮画片嵌枕头 THE PANEL QING DYNASTY 画片为清代

Finely embroidered with silk and couched gold threads, depicting a pair of Buddhist lions playing with a brocade ball among flowers and rockwork, below a bat and a peach, associated band borders. (H: 15 in; W: 12 in. (pillow)) Property of an American Collecter

Lot: 69 - A CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK PANEL DEPICTING THE EIGHT DAOIST IMMORTALS WITH DRAGON 道教八仙刺绣

Finely wrought, the robes with various patterns, all among crashing waves. (L: 75 1/2 in.)

Lot: 70 - A CHINESE POLYCHROME STUCCO PANEL 灰泥彩绘天女图壁画 YUAN/MING DYNASTY OR LATER 元/明或更晚

Boldly painted with strong, energetic lines, some raised in low relief; centered by a female celestial deity with phoenix crown wearing heavy, luxurious garments, bearing a sword upright in her left hand, her right hand gracefully gesturing in the direction of a kneeling attendent, also wearing a phoenix crown, offering a rockwork "mountain" on a platter to the deity, all flanked by two elegant attendants, similarly clad and bejewelled, one bearing a lantern or canopy. (H: 70 in., W: 44 1/2 in.) U.S. Diplomat C. Edward WellsProperty from the collection of William and Kathleen Cavanaugh, Canton, CT, acquired from the above

Lot: 71 - ATTRIBUTED TO QI ZHIJIA (CHINESE CIRCA 1595-1670) 或祁豸佳(盒子墨书) TRAVELERS IN A MOUNTAINOUS LANDSCAPE 山中行旅图

Ink and color on satin, inscribed and with one seal upper right, dated to a renchen year, probably equivalent to 1652, mounted as a hanging scroll; inscribed Japanese wood box, the interior of the cover with lengthy inscription (H: 52 1/2 in. W: 16 in. (image)) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia

Lot: 72 - PURU (CHINESE B. 1896-D. 1963) 溥儒 ON A BOAT BEFORE A CLIFF 行舟观壁图

Ink and color on silk, inscribed and with two seals upper right, a third seal lower left, brocade mount, framed and glazed (H: 12 1/4 in.; W: 7 1/4 in. (image)) Property from a private Chinese-American collectionThence by descent

Lot: 73 - LI YAN (CHINESE B.1943-) 李燕 MONKEY AND BABY WITH FRUIT 猴乐图

Ink and color on paper, inscribed and with two seals along lower edge; framed and glazed. (H: 23 1/4 in.; W: 18 1/2 in. (sight)) Property from a private Chinese-American collectionThence by descent

Lot: 74 - ZHANG SHUQI (CHINESE B.1901-D.1957) 张书旂 COCKEREL, INSECT AND CHRYSANTHEMUM 雄鸡图

Ink and color on grey paper, inscribed and with one seal center left; framed and glazed. (H: 20 in.; W: 25 1/2 in. (sight)) Property from a private Chinese-American collectionThence by descent

Lot: 75 - WANG JIQIAN (C. C. WANG) (CHINESE B.1907-D.2003) 王己千 "BAMBOO" BOWL 绘竹小碗

The flared porcelain bowl with matte black glaze, decorated in gold with bamboo sprays, inscribed "Jiqian" (Dia: 7 in.) Gift to the mother of the present ownerThence by descent, Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 76 - ZHANG SHUQI (CHINESE B.1901-D.1957) 张书旂 BIRD ON BAMBOO WITH MORNING GLORIES 鸟竹图

Ink and color on paper, inscribed and dated to a Wuzi year, equivalent to 1948, with one seal, center right, two additional seals lower right, framed and matted. (H: 34 3/4; W: 13 1/4 in. (sight)) Property from a private Chinese-American collectionThence by descent

Lot: 77 - LI SHAN (CHINESE B.1926-D.2019) 李山 CAMELS ON A MOUNTAIN RIDGE 驼队山行图

Ink and light color on paper, inscribed and with two seals along right side; framed, matted and glazed (H: 27 1/4 in.; W: 18 in. (sight)) Property from a private Chinese-American collectionThence by descent

Lot: 78 - ZHANG XIEXIONG (CHINESE B.1977-) 张谢雄 TIBETAN GIRL WITH DOG 油画西藏小女孩与小狗 2000

Oil on canvas, signed and dated 2000 to the lower left coner (H: 30 in.; W: 24 in.) Acquired by the grandparents of the present ownerThence by descent

Lot: 79 - ZHANG XIEXIONG (CHINESE B.1977-) 张谢雄 TIBETAN BOY 油画西藏小男孩 2000

Oil on canvas, signed and dated lower left; framed (H: 24in.; W: 30 in.) Acquired by the grandparents of the present ownerThence by descent

Lot: 80 - WOODBLOCK PRINTS OF WORKS OF QI BAISHI AND HIS CONTEMPORARY PAINTERS, RONGBAOZHAI EDITION 北京荣宝斋新记诗笺谱 1955 一九五五年

Two volumes in one brocade slipcase, including fine woodblock reproductions of 80 paintings of Qi Baishi, Wang Mengbai, Chen Banding, Yan Bolong, and other painters. (L: 12 1/2 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 81 - A GROUP OF SEVEN JAPANESE TOSA SCHOOL FIGURAL SCENES 日本版画一组七件

Ink and color on paper with gold; framed, matted, and glazed (H: 13 1/4, W: 11 1/2 in. (images, approximately)) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 82 - TWO PAIRS OF JAPANESE NABESHIMA TYPE PORCELAIN DISHES 日本锅岛烧风格瓷碟两对

One pair blue and white and decorated with prunus to the interior and floral sprays to the exterior, with a tall footring and "comb" border; the other pair painted with hibiscus or camellia sprays, the exterior with beribboned coins and a "comb"-bordered foot. (Dia: 8 1/2 in. (largest)) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 83 - A GARNITURE OF THREE JAPANESE BALUSTER JARS AND A VASE 日本带盖瓷瓶两件和花瓶一件 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八或十九世纪

Of hexagonal section, comprising a pair of elongated baluster jars with covers, and a baluster vase; decorated with gilded flowers, trees and branches (H: 12 in., 12in., 9 7/8in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 84 - A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE "KRAAK" PORCELAIN CHARGER 克拉克瓷青花大盘 17TH CENTURY 十七世纪

Decorated to its center with a basket of chrysanthemums, the sloped cavetto with reserves depicting flowers and various objects, interspersed with patterned grounds; the underside of the rim with reserves of symbols. (H: 3 3/4, Dia: 20 1/2 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 85 - A CHINESE HARDWOOD SIDE TABLE 硬木条案 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪

The rectangular top with rounded ends, inset with a floating panel, above an open apron with "bi"- shaped ornaments and scrolls, the ends with open scroll medallions above horizontal apron, humpback stretchers above feet at sides, the rectangular legs with beaded molding, terminating in scrolled feet. (H: 32 1/4 in. L: 39 in. D: 15 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 86 - A LARGE CHINESE WUCAI-DECORATED PORCELAIN JAR AND COVER 五彩带盖大罐 17TH CENTURY 十七世纪

Decorated to its exterior with meiren at various pursuits within a mountainous landscape, the neck decorated with a floral spray border, and the cover painted with boys among rocks. (H: 20 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 87 - A CHINESE WUCAI-DECORATED PORCELAIN LARGE JAR AND COVER 五彩带盖大罐 17TH CENTURY 十七世纪

Decorated with a variety of ladies at various pursuits in an interior, clous and rockwork to the back, the cover, possibly associated, decorated with boys playing in a garden. (H: 19 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 88 - A CHINESE HARDWOOD RECTANGULAR TABLE, POSSIBLY HUANGHUALI 硬木方桌 或黄花梨 PROBABLY QING DYNASTY 或清

The top with two rectangular panels set within a rectangular frame with molded edge, above a recessed waist, the skirt carved with scrolls centered by a rosette, all above square legs with beaded edge terminating in scroll feet. Together with R. Soame Jenyns and William Watson, "Chinese Art, The Minor Arts", Fribourg, 1963, the present table illustrated pp. 400-401, no. 187. (2) (H: 32 1/4, W: 30 1/8, L: 49 7/8 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 89 - A CHINESE LACQUERED HARDWOOD SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT ARMCHAIR, POSSIBLY HUANGHUALI 黑漆南官帽椅 或黄花梨 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八或十九世纪

The humpback-shaped crestrail is supported on a curved backsplat finely carved and pierced with two ruyi medallions, flanked by a pair of curved stiles. The outcurved arms are supported by tapering stiles and curved front posts. The rectangular caned seat above a simple arched apron. The legs are joined by a box stretcher, with footrest at front. Accompanied by a copy of R. Soame Jenyns and William Watson, "Chinese Art, The Minor Arts", Fribourg, 1963, in which the present chair has been illustrated pp.394-395, no. 184. (2) (H:43 1/2 in. W:22 1/4in. D: 18 1/2 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 90 - A CHINESE LACQUER STOOL 漆金炕桌 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY 十八世纪或十九世纪早期

The rectangular top with inset molded panel, above a recessed waist, scrolled skirt, all raised on square legs with box stretcher, scroll feet, all elaborately decorated with gilt scroll work with stylized phoenix and flowers. (H: 18 3/4 in. L: 20 in. D: 16 3/8 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 91 - CHINESE SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十九世纪或更早 ONE HUNDRED AUSPICIOUS SUBJECTS, EIGHT WORKS 百寿百吉祥卷轴画 一套八幅

Ink and color on silk, mounted as a handscroll, inscribed and sealed as follows:Begining of the mount:Three seals:道光鉴赏(Daoguang jian shang) "Daoguang’s appreciation"; 养正书屋鉴赏之宝 (yang zheng shu wu jian shang zhi bao) "Treasure from Yangzheng book hall’s collection"; 虚心实行(xu

Lot: 92 - AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE-VERTE DECORATED PORCELAIN GUARDIANS 五彩门神一对 18TH CENTURY 十八世纪

Each upright figure standing proudly in an imposing attitude; one in armor, the other a dragon robe, later wood stands. (H: 22 1/2 in.) Acquired circa 1914 by the family of Archie Hardy, "Greenacres", Walberton near Arundel, United KingdomWilliam Williams (Kensington), LTD, London, acquired from the above, circa November 23, 1964Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), acquired from the above, November 24, 1964Thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 93 - A CHINESE YELLOW-GLAZED PORCELAIN MEIPING VASE 黄釉梅瓶 PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY 或十八世纪

The exterior covered with a bright yellow glaze, the wide foot ring unglazed. (H: 6 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 94 - A CHINESE WUCAI-DECORATED PORCELAIN JAR AND COVER 五彩盖罐 17TH CENTURY 十七世纪

Decorated with dignitaries and attendants in an extensive walled landscape, the neck decorated with flowers, the cover decorated with playing boys, underside unglazed. (H: 14 1/2 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 95 - A CHINESE HARDWOOD ALTAR TABLE 硬木画案 19TH/20TH CENTURY 十九或二十世纪

Possibily huanghuali and huamu, the rectangular top is set within the rectangular frame with scrolled ends above angular scroll apron, all raised on straight legs with slightly flared feet, the sides inset with humpback stretchers. (H: 37 1/4 in. L: 46 1/2 in. D: 16 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 96 - A PAIR OF CHINESE SIDE CHAIRS, POSSIBLY JICHIMU 椅子一对 或鸡翅木 19TH/20TH CENTURY 十九或二十世纪

Each yoke-shaped crestrail centered by curved vertical splat, the rectangular seat with inset molded panel, above an arched and beaded apron, the back and side with plain spandrels, the rounded legs joined by stretchers of ascending height. (H: 38 1/4 in. W: 19 1/2 in. D: 15 1/2 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 97 - A CHINESE GILT-DECORATED POWDER BLUE GLAZED PORCELAIN BALUSTER VASE 洒蓝地描金瓷瓶 QING DYNASTY 清

The exterior decorated in gilt with pheasants, sparrows, and flowering branches, with foliate-patterned bands at the foot and neck. (H: 15 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 98 - A CHINESE WUCAI-DECORATED PORCELAIN JAR AND COVER 五彩盖罐 KANGXI PERIOD OR LATER 清康熙或更晚

Painted to the body with young woman and child with female attendant across a bridge from a dignitary with two attendants, with auspicious symbols to the neck; painted children at play in a landscape on the cover; blue double rings to the underside, a red mark to the underside of the cover. (H: 15 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 99 - FOUR CHINESE HARDWOOD SIDE CHAIRS 硬木椅子四件 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八或十九世纪

Comprising a pair, possibly huanghuali with yolk shape crestrail over a serpentine splat carved with stylized scroll medallion, the rectangular caned seat above rounded rectangular legs, box stretchers and footrest; the other of mixed hard woods, similar form (H: 37 1/4, L: 19 1/2, D: 15 3/4 in.; H: 37 1/4, L: 19 1/8, D: 15 5/8 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent CATALOGUE NOTE: Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 100 - AN ASSEMBLED GROUP OF EIGHT CHINESE ENAMELED PORCELAIN IMMORTALS 瓷塑八仙一组 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八或十九世纪

Each standing on a pedestal base wearing colorfully enameled robes and most holding his or her attribute. (H: 9 in. (tallest)) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 101 - A CHINESE HORSESHOE BACK ARMCHAIR, PROBABLY ELM 圈椅 或榆木 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八或十九世纪

The sweeping continous crestrail terminating in outswept curves carved in low relief, above shaped spandrels and curved supports, the curved splat enclosing two panels, the upper carved with bat and chime, all above a caned rectangular seat, raised on rounded legs with rounded box stretchers, arched apron to the front above the foot rest. (H:37 1/2 in. W:22 1/4 in. D: 17 1/8 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 102 - A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE WUCAI-DECORATED PORCELAIN JARS, MOUNTED AS LAMPS 五彩人物大罐改装台灯一对

Depicting a battle scene of mounted soldiers against a mountainous landscape, the rims decorated with floral sprays. (H: 12 1/2 in. [vase]; H: [overall]) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 103 - TWO CHINESE HARDWOOD STANDS 硬木香几两件 19TH/20TH CENTURY 十九或二十世纪

The first with inset huamu top, on square legs with box stretcher, pieced skirt below top, the second with floating panel top above a recessed waist and open skirt, raised on square legs joined by humpback stretcher, with hoof feet. (H: 34 1/4, L: 13 1/2, D: 13 5/8 in.; H: 29 1/2, L: 16, D: 15 7/8 in.) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 104 - A MIRRORED PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN ROULEAU VASES, MOUNTED AS LAMPS 青花人物纸槌瓶改装台灯一对 THE PORCELAIN LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY 十九世纪晚期至二十世纪早期

Each decorated with two meiren attending a pair of seated lovers in an interior with a phoenix candlestand and furnishings, the undersides with an apocryphal four-character Xuande seal mark, undrilled. (H: 18 1/2 in. (vase); H: 23 in. (overall)) Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Lot: 105 - A CHINESE JADE FIGURE OF A PHOENIX MOUNTED AS A LAMP 玉凤鸟镶嵌台灯 THE JADE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY 玉凤鸟为十八世纪至十九世纪初

The phoenix with long and elegant feather standing on rockworks with lotus in its beak, mounted on its orginal gilded wood stand, possibly zitan, carved as rockwork and plants, later lamp mounts. (H: 5 1/4 in. [phoenix])

Lot: 106 - A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC LIBATION CUP AND A BRONZE RABBIT SEAL 玉匜与铜兔印章一组 THE JADE 17TH/18TH CENTURY, THE SEAL POSSIBLY YUAN DYNASTY 玉匜为十七至十八世纪 印章或为元代

The jade with a beast mask, continuous fret pattern to the rim, with later wood stand; seal top cast as a seated rabbit, with associated stand and cover, possibly original, the cover with taotie mask and ring motif to the sides, old lables to both (L: 3 5/8 in. (cup) H: 2 in. (seal))

Lot: 107 - AN IMPORTANT IMPERIAL PALE CELADON-WHITE JADE "TAISHANG HUANGDI ZHI BAO" SEAL 珍罕乾隆“太上皇帝之宝“玉玺 CIRCA 约 1795

***PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS A PREMIUM LOT. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN BIDDING ON THIS LOT. PLEASE CONTACT CLIENT SERVICES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.******请注意,本件为高价拍品,需缴付押金方可竞投。请联系客服以获取更多信息。* Of square section, the upper face finely carved with three sinuous qilong, the largest qilong above and facing the two smaller as if in conversation, all elegantly entwined among cloud scrolls, the seal face carved in high relief with six characters in seal script: "Tai Shang Huang Di Zhi Bao", the stone of a very luminous and even pale celadon-white tone, with a very fine polish. (H: 2 1/2, W: 1 13/16, D: 1 13/16 in.) Private collectionThence by descent

Lot: 108 - A FINELY-CARVED CHINESE WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 白玉鼻烟壶 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八或十九世纪

Well-hollowed, of an even creamy white tone and glossy polish, the ovoid bottle carved with flowering branches and two bats to the top and underside, coral button to stopper. (H: 3 in. (including stopper)) Private collectionThence by descent

Lot: 109 - A CHINESE YELLOWISH-CELADON JADE TEAPOT AND COVER 青黄玉雕带盖茶壶

Elegantly carved of scrolled oil lamp form and design, the teapot and cover linked by a metal chain, the underside inscribed with seven-character Chinese mark which may be translated as "Wealth and good fortune jade teapot". (L: 5 3/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, acquired in Thailand, March 3, 1999, as Qing dynasty

Lot: 110 - A CHINESE WHITE JADE FIGURAL GROUP DEPICTING MANDARIN DUCKS 白玉雕双凫衔荷花 QING DYNASTY 清

Depicting a pair of mandarin ducks holding lotus in their mouths while resting on lotus leaves, the stone of a very even white tone. (L: 2 1/4 in., W: 2 1/8 in., H: 1 3/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, acquired from Kwok Gallery, Singapore, December 21, 1999

Lot: 111 - A CHINESE PALE GREY JADE CRANE AND PEACHES GROUP 灰玉雕仙鹤衔仙桃 QING DYNASTY 清

The finely carved crane holding an openwork peach spray in its beak (L: 2 3/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, acquired from Rare Art, Inc., New York, April 23, 1980

Lot: 112 - A GROUP OF THREE CHINESE CARVED JADE ANIMALS 玉雕瑞兽一组三件 QING DYNASTY 清

Comprising a recumbent pale celadon jade horse, a recumbent white jade miniature ram, and a recumbent white jade jade elephant. (L: 1 in., 1 5/8 in., 2 3/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia

Lot: 113 - A CHINESE GREYISH-CELADON AND RUSSET JADE RECUMBENT BEAST AND LOTUS GROUP 青玉雕瑞兽衔荷花 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十八世纪或更早

The recumbant beast with bulging eyes, the scrolling lotus stem with two blossoms. (L: 2 3/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, acquired from Rare Art, Inc., New York, April 4, 1978

Lot: 114 - THREE SMALL CHINESE CARVED JADE FIGURES 玉雕人物三件

Comprising an unusual pale celadon and russet figure of Zhou Yanzi, Qing dynasty, wearing an antlered deer skin and carring a pail with which he gathers milk for his ailing father; a russet-veined white jade standing Guanyin with rosary, and an archaic style calcifiedyellowish jade standing figure. (H: 2 3/4 in.; H: 3 1/4 in.; H: 2 3/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia

Lot: 115 - A CHINESE YELLOWISH-PALE CELADON JADE MYTHICAL CREATURE 黄玉雕瑞兽

The seated dragon-headed, horned and bearded mythical figure holding a rosary in its left hand, while holding a mace in the left hand. (H: 2 5/8 in.)

Lot: 116 - A SMALL CHINESE WHITE JADE MELON-FORM TEAPOT 瓜形玉茶壶

The handle carved as vine of the melon with associated foliage and tendrils, the cover as the stem, a small insect cleverly carved incorporating a pale brown inclusion on the shoulder, the stone of a slightly creamy tone with two small pale brown inclusions. (L: 4 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, acquired in Thailand, October 15, 2000, as Qing dynasty

Lot: 117 - TWO CHINESE JADE PENDANTS 玉器一组三件 QING DYNASTY 清

Comprising a white jade badger, insect and bean pods group, and a pale greyish-white jade group of a mother monkey and young. (L: 3 1/2 in., 1 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, the first acquired in China, July 5, 2002

Lot: 118 - TWO CHINESE JADE PENDANTS 玉佩两件 QING DYNASTY 清

Comprising a pale celadon-white jade "Ma Shang Feng Hou" monkey riding a horse with peach spray group and a white jade "Yi Ye Shuang Huan" double badger and lingzhi group. (Longest: 1 3/4 in. , 1 3/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, the first acquired from Manheim galleries, New Orleans, February 18, 1978

Lot: 119 - A MUGHAL-STYLE EMBELLISHED GREYISH JADE SMALL BOWL 痕都斯坦风格灰玉嵌多宝小碗

The interior of the bowl with incised plum branches, the exterior similarly decorated, inlaid with turquoise, gold, and other stones, all against a reeded ground, a border of upright leaves above the foot, the underside carved as a composite blossom. (Dia: 4 1/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, acquired from E. & J. Frankel, New York, April 13, 1978, as early 18th century

Lot: 120 - A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE GREY AND BROWN JADE ITEMS 玉雕一组四件

Comprising a recumbent horse, a monkey mother and young with peach, a two cats and bat group, and a squirrels and double gourd group. (L: 1 1/2 in., 1 3/4 in., 2 1/8 in., 1 5/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Philadelphia, the cats and bat group acquired from Rare Art, Inc, New York, April 23, 1980, as 18th century

Lot: 121 - A CHINESE ARCHAISTIC CARVED BEIGE AND BROWN JADE PLAQUE 高古风格棕黄玉佩

Carved with low relief and openwork, the plaque designed as a giant eagle snipping two human's heads, a stylised archaistic dragon head and bird to the shoulder of eagle. (L: 3 1/2 in.)

Lot: 122 - A CHINESE WARRING STATES STYLE JADE BEAD 战国风格玉勒

Of flared cylindrical form, intricately carved with scrolling cloud patterns, a drilled hole through the center. (H: 7/8 in.) Provenance: Property from a Private Collection, Louisiana

Lot: 123 - A CHINESE CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC "DUCK" WATER COUPE AND CARVED WOOD STAND 青玉鸭形水丞配木底座 QING DYNASTY 清

The finely carved jade duck with a lotus flower in its beak, the jade of an even celadon color with traces of russet; the wood stand finely carved as rocks, waves, and lotus. (L: 4 3/8 in.) Property from a European private collection

Lot: 124 - A CHINESE CREAMY-WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 白玉诗文鼻烟壶

Well hollowed, one side inscribed and gilded with poem extolling prunus, the other side inscribed with prunus branches and petals, a tourmaline button to the stopper. (H(with stopper): 3 9/16 in.)

Lot: 125 - A CHINESE WHITE JADE "BUDDHA'S HAND" CITRON PENDANT 白玉佛手

Carved with a large and a smaller citron, with leaves and branches; the jade of a creamy-white tone with minor inclusions. (L:2 3/4 in.)

Lot: 126 - A LARGE PALE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE ARCHER RING WITH IMPERIAL POEM AND HUNTING SCENE 乾隆御题诗狩猎图玉扳指 QING DYNASTY 清

The archer ring inscribed with imperial poem "Yong she lu yu she", with engraved scene of the emperor and an attendant hunting a deer among landscape of rocks and plants. (Dia: 1 3/8 in.) Christie's Paris,December 12th, 2018 Art d' Asie, Sale 16145, lot 141

Lot: 127 - AN UNUSUAL CHINESE SPINACH JADE ARCHAISTIC "DOUBLE-BIRD" EWER 双天鸡碧玉壶

The body of the pot divided vertically into two sections, each finely decorated with a standing bird and an accompanying fret motif above the foot, the cover designed as a dual bird head, the scrolled handle designed as a stylized bird. (H: 4 5/8 in.) Property from a European private collection

Lot: 128 - A SMALL CHINESE WHITE JADE "CATS" TOGGLE 白玉双欢

The toggle carved as two lively intertwined cats, polished to a glossy tone, the stone of a very even white hue. (L: 1 1/8 in.) Provenance: Property from a Private Collection, Louisiana

Lot: 129 - A SMALL CHINESE CARVED GRAYISH WHITE JADE FIGURE OF MYTHICAL BEAST 白玉小瑞兽 QING DYNASTY 清

The crouching beast gazing back over its shoulder, incised with two pairs of wings, and drilled suspension hole to its mouth. (L: 2 in.)

Lot: 130 - A CHINESE CARVED CREAMY-WHITE JADE "BOYS" COUPE 白玉童子水盂 19TH CENTURY OR LATER 十九世纪或更晚

carved as a jar with three lively boys climbing it holding lingzhi (L: 3 1/2 in.)

Lot: 131 - A CHINESE SPINACH JADE DOUBLE RING 碧玉御题诗蚩尤环

Of a even spinach color, the ring finely carved in low relief with archaistic patterns and mythical beast masks to the exterior; Qianlong Emperor's poem incised to the interior, Qianlong four-character mark to four inner faces, picked out in gold. (D: 2 3/8 in.)

Lot: 132 - A CHINESE CELADON JADE "BUDDHA'S HAND" CITRON PENDANT 青玉佛手

Emulating a citron with leaves and branches using the stone's natural color, with spotted russet inclusions. (L: 4 1/4 in.)

Lot: 133 - A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE HANGING VASE AND WOOD STAND 白玉吊瓶

Of baluster shape, decorated in relief with one side depicting bird and prunus, the other side carved in butterfly and hibiscus among rocks, the vase suspended from a stylized lotus handle connected by loose rings; the stone of an even celadon white tone, the wood stand shaped as two dragons chasing flaming pearl, double gourd finial. (H: 17 1/2 in. (Overall)) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 134 - A LARGE CHINESE SPINACH JADE RECUMBENT WATER BUFFALO 菠菜绿玉水牛

Seated with legs tucked under the body and head turned to one side, the stone of a deep green tone with natural fissures and inclusions. (L: 11 in.) Property from a European private Collection

Lot: 135 - A CHINESE CARVED GREEN AVENTURINE QUARTZ GUANYIN, MOUNTED AS A LAMP 东陵石雕观音

The guanyin standing on a mythical beast with a ruyi scepter in her hand, with two pair of amethyst pendants as pulls, topped by a carved lotus leaf finial; with a carved giltwood stand, attributed to E. I. Farmer, New York . (H: 12 3/8 in. [Guanyin]) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 136 - A CHINESE CARVED JADEITE DOUBLE GOURD BRUSHWASHER 翡翠葫芦笔洗

Finely carved as a double gourd among intertwined branches with blooming flowers, leaves, and small gourds, carved with a beetle, cicada, and bird; the jadeite of mutiple colors including white, green, and russet. Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 137 - A CHINESE CARVED RUSSET AND CELADON JADE BRUSH HOLDER 青玉笔筒

Carved as a tree trunk, with cranes, and pine trees (H: 5 1/4 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 138 - A CHINESE CARVED CHLOROMELANITE VASE AND COVER 玉盖罐

Decorated with a blossoming lotus to the center, with both handles designed as elephant heads with suspended rings; key fret to both footring and lip, topped by a lotus shaped cover. (H: 8 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 139 - A CHINESE CARVED RUSSET AND BEIGE JADE "LOTUS LEAF" BRUSH WASHER 赤褐色沁灰玉莲叶水洗

Carved with dragonflies and lotus leaves and stems, highlighting the russet rind. (L: 8 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 140 - A LARGE CHINESE CARVED GREYISH CELADON JADE "MOUNTAIN" BOULDER AND CARVED WOOD STAND 灰青玉山子带底座

One side of the oval boulder depicting a terraced pavilion among pines, and rockwork; the otherside with similar pavilions and a bridge; the wood stand carved with pine, rockwork and lingzhi sprays. (L: 14 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 141 - A CHINESE CARVED MOTTLED CELADON JADE FIGURE OF GUANYIN, MOUNTED AS A LAMP 玉雕观音改装台灯

Seated on lotus with a bowl in her left hand, on later reticulated wood stand, mounted as lamp, carved hardstone figural finial. (H(with wood stand): 6 1/2in.)

Lot: 142 - A CHINESE WHITE JADE-MOUNTED BRASS REPOUSSE BOX 嵌玉浮雕铜盒 THE JADE QING DYNASTY 玉片为清代

The inset jade pendant of "lock" form; pierced with a bat, the "sanduo", foliage and scrolls; the center incised "Fu" and "Shou", the repousse metal panels modeled with dragons, sacred jewels and scrolls, inset with turquoise cabochons. (L: 5 3/4 in. (box))

Lot: 143 - A CHINESE CARVED AGATE FIGURE OF WANG XIZHI 玛瑙俏雕王羲之 20TH CENTURY 二十世纪

Cleverly carved incorporating the colors of the stone, depicted in a flowing robe with a gosling in one hand and a pair of geese at his feet, with an inscribed character to body, carved wood stand. (H: 5 1/2 in.)

Lot: 144 - A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER SNUFF BOX, WONGSHING 中国出口银鼻烟盒 CANTON, CIRCA 1825-1840 广东造 约1825-1840年

The rectangular box modeled in relief with with landscape and various figures, interior lip stamped with "W" mark, approximately 4.3 oz. troy. (L: 2 5/8 in.)

Lot: 145 - A CHINESE ARCHAISTIC LIANGZHU STYLE CARVED STONE AX-BLADE 良渚风格玉斧

Decorated with Taotie mask pattern, with two drilled holes to the top; mounted in a shadowbox frame, glazed. (L: 6 3/4 in. (blade); L: 10 1/4 in. (frame)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974.

Lot: 146 - A CHINESE GOLD-INLAID METAL TOBACCO PIPE 嵌金烟斗

The body decorated with gold scrollwork and four Chinese characters to the mouthpiece, in a shadowbox frame. (L: 13 5/8 in. (frame)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster.

Lot: 147 - AN IRANIAN PRESENTATION MEDAL 伊朗勋章

The enameled center depicting a radiant lion with a sword, green velvet ribbon; shadowbox frame. (L: 9 1/2 in. (frame)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster

Lot: 148 - TWO FOLIO SHEETS WITH KUFIC CALLIGRAPHY 库法体书法作品两幅

Ink and color with gold on paper; framed, matted, and glazed. (H: 14 3/8 in. (frame)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster.

Lot: 149 - AN INDIAN MANUSCRIPT FOLIO 印度书画册页 GUJARAT 15TH/16TH CENTURY 古吉拉特邦 十五世纪

Ink, opaque colors and gold on paper, Probably from a Jain Kalpasutra, possibly depicting the birth of Mahavira; framed, matted, and glazed. (H: 4 1/2 in.; W: 11 3/4 in. (sight)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster.

Lot: 150 - TWO INDIAN MINIATURE PAINTINGS 印度袖珍画两幅 18TH-19TH CENTURY 十八至十九世纪

Opaque watercolor on paper, the first with gold; The first depicting a woman removing jewelry by moonlight, the second a woman and her handmaid dressing her hair; framed, matted and glazed. (H: 6 7/8 in.; W: 4 3/8 in. (largest, sight)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired in India, 1956.

Lot: 151 - THREE INDIAN MINIATURES DEPICTING VISHNU AND A SCENE POSSIBLY FROM THE RAMAYANA 毗湿奴袖珍画像三幅 PUNJAB HILLS, 18TH-19TH CENTURY 旁遮普地区 十八至十九世纪

Opaque watercolor (two with gold), on paper; The first depicting blue-skinned, four-armed Vishnu with consort, astride Garuda, verso with a sketch of two ladies with male kneeling in an interior as a crescent moon rises; the second a lion attacking demons as a seated Devi watches, the last with Vishnu asleep on the serpent Ananta, as Lakshmi massages his foot, Brahma issuing forth from a lotus blossom from Vishnu's navel, as various deities worship the god; framed, matted, and glazed. (H: 5 3/8 in.; W: 6 7/8 in. (sight, largest)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster. The first two acquired in India, 1956.

Lot: 152 - A TIBETAN THANKA DEPICTING VAJRAPANI 唐卡绘金刚手菩萨 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十九世纪或更早

The wrathful blue deity with vajra in raised hand, horse heads in his streaming hair, surrounded by various deities and bodhisattvas in a landscape; framed, matted and glazed. (H: 19 1/2 in.; W: 14 3/4 in. (sight)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired from Harry Hampi, Maine

Lot: 153 - TWO FRAMED COLLECTIONS OF TIBETAN CARVED BONE APRON ORNAMENTS 藏传佛教法衣骨片两套

One panel of four larger ornaments, the other with seventeen smaller ornaments, carved with charismatic figures, masks, and exquisite foliate scrolls in high relief. (H: 5 3/4 in. (largest)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974

Lot: 154 - A KASHMIRI CARVED STONE HEAD OF A CROWNED FIGURE 印度石雕带冠头像 8TH-10TH CENTURY 八至十世纪

The face with full lips and heavy-lidded eyes, stylized mustache, the upper head surmounted by an elaborate festooned tiara, soft grey-green stone, modern stand. (H: 5 in. (stone)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired in India, 1956.

Lot: 155 - A CARVED STONE HEAD, POSSIBLY SHIVA 石雕佛首, 或湿婆神

Depicted with serene expression, with almond-shaped half-open eyes and smiling lips, elaborate coiffure, a trident to one side, modern wood stand. (H: 4 3/4 in.) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974.

Lot: 156 - A CARVED STONE FIGURE OF GANESH 象神石雕 SOUTH INDIAN, 14TH/15TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 印度南部 十四或十五世纪

The four-armed god depicted frontally, seated on a carved rounded seat with a rat to the front, the reverse with engraved decoration, later wood stand. (H: 8 1/2 in.) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster; acquired prior to 1974.

Lot: 157 - A CARVED SCHIST HEAD OF A BUDDHA, GANDHARA 健陀罗片岩佛首 3RD - 5TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 三至五世纪或更早

The Buddha with serene face, half-closed eyes, arched eyebrows, the wavy hair covering an ushnisha, modern wood stand. (H: 7 1/4 in. (stone)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974.

Lot: 158 - TWO CARVED SCHIST PHILAE 片岩雕件两件 POSSIBLY GANDHARA, 2ND TO 5TH CENTURY 或犍陀罗 二至五世纪

The larger carved with a man riding a lion-headed sea monster, the smaller one carved with a winged horse-like mythical beast, attached to plush backing, framed. (D: 4 1/2 in. (larger)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974.

Lot: 159 - A GROUP OF FOUR SMALL STUCCO HEADS 石灰岩佛首一组四件 GANDHARA, 4RD-5TH CENTURY 犍陀罗 四至五世纪

The two larger ones, a head of the Buddha and a bodhisattva with diadem, modeled in a serene expression, with a bow-shaped mouth and almond-shaped eyes beneath arched eyebrows, one smaller example modeled with thick moustache, the last with open mouth, curling hair and diadem; modern wood stands. (H: 6 1/2 in. (largest, without stand)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, gift from a Director of Antiquities, Afghanistan, 1970.

Lot: 160 - A CARVED RED SANDSTONE HEAD OF VISHNU IN KHMER STYLE 高棉风格红砂岩吡湿奴头像

With incised almond-shaped eyes, aquiline nose, smiling lips, elongated earlobes, and high mitre; modern stand. (H: 7 in. (stone)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974.

Lot: 161 - TWO KHMER STYLE CARVED STONE HEADS 高棉风格石雕佛首两件

Both faces with serene expression, almond-shaped eyes under straight eyebrows, and elongated earlobes; the smaller one's hair worked in tight curls rising to the domed ushnisha; the larger one wearing a tall diadem with lobed ushnisha, decorated with rosettes; both on later wood stands (H: 6 1/2 in., 8 1/2 in.) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974.

Lot: 162 - A KHMER STYLE CARVED STONE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SEATED UNDER A COBRA CANOPY 高棉风格石雕眼镜蛇冠冕佛首

The Buddha seated in dhyanasana, the canopy with the seven-naga-headed hood of the serpent-king Muchalinda, a wheel carved in low relief verso; modern stand. (H: 16 in. (stone)) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974

Lot: 163 - A THAI BRONZE TORSO OF A BUDDHA 泰国青铜佛造像

Wearing samghati, his face with lowered eyes, elongated earlobes, curled hairdress and usnisha, on a later wood stand. (H: 10 1/2 in.) Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired prior to 1974.

Lot: 164 - AN INDIAN CARVED BUFF SANDSTONE FIGURE OF AN APSARA 印度石雕广延天女 11/12TH CENTURY 十一至十二世纪

With elegantly turned torso and lowered head, gently smiling, mounted on later ebonized wood panel. (H: 14 1/2 in. (stone)) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted Newbold

Lot: 165 - A NEPALESE CARVED WOOD MASK OF BHAIRAVA 尼泊尔陪胪木面具 15TH-17TH CENTURY 十五至十七世纪

With fierce visage, elaborate diadem, tall curled hair with sun and moon in the locks, traces of pigment, modern metal stand. (H: 10 1/4 in. (mask)) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted Newbold, acquired from Jaipaul Galleries Inc., Philadelphia, August 6, 1990

Lot: 166 - AN INDIAN CARVED STONE BUST OF A FEMALE DEITY 印度石雕女性神像 12TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十二世纪或更早

Of generous proportions, with elegantly coiffed and curled hair, wearing beaded necklaces and elaborate earrings; modern metal base (H: 8 1/4 in. (stone)) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted Newbold

Lot: 167 - A JAVANESE TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A FEMALE, POSSIBLY MAJAPAHIT 爪洼陶俑 或满者伯夷 13TH-15TH CENTURY 十三至十五世纪

Depicted standing, with a small vessel in one hand; modern metal stand (H: 12‘’ [figure]) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted Newbold

Lot: 168 - AN INDIAN SILVER-INLAID BRASS JAIN SHRINE 印度耆那教铜嵌银神龛 16TH CENTURY (DATED EQUIVALENT TO 1593-4) 十六世纪 (日期为1593或1594年)

Depicting the central figure seated in meditation beneath a parasol canopy, surrounded by various figures and animals, a lengthy inscription verso. (H: 5 3/4 in.) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted Newbold

Lot: 169 - A GROUP OF FOUR SMALL INDIAN FOLIOS 印度册页一组四张 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十八世纪或更早

One depicting a prince and consort in a garden; the second a warrior about to enter a circle of dancing women; the third women worshipping a Shiva Linga, above a woman watching a seated prince; the fourth a battle scene outside a fort; framed, matted and glazed. (H: 4 1/2 in.; W: 5 3/4 in. (each, approximate sight)) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted Newbold

Lot: 170 - A CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF A RAMPANT FELINE 木雕大猫

Depicted with open jaws and bulging eyes, modern metal stand. (H: 10 in. (wood)) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted Newbold

Lot: 171 - A NEPALESE GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF VASUDHARA 尼泊尔持世菩萨鎏金铜造像 12TH CENTURY OR LATER 十二世纪或更晚

The six-armed female deity depicted seated, wearing an elaborate crown and bodhisattva jewelry inset with stones, bearing various attributes in her hands, her hair pulled up in an unusual double chingnon, a long square tang underneath the figure, later ebonized wood stand. (H: 6 in. (including tang))

Lot: 172 - A NEPALESE GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF AMOGHAPASHA 尼泊尔六臂观音鎏金铜合金造像 12TH CENTURY OR LATER 十二世纪或更晚

The elegant eight-armed figure depicted standing in tribhanga with arms arrayed in various mudras or bearing attributes, his hair piled high, wearing a crown and bodhisattva jewelry, later wood stand. (H: 8 1/8 in. (without base))

Lot: 173 - A PAIR OF TIBETAN OR NEPALESE NEEDLEWORK AND APPLIQUED SILK THANKA 西藏或尼泊尔唐卡两幅

The first depicting Amitabha, the second a four-armed bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara; brocade mounts, silk veils; verso of both with applied red wax seals. (H: 15 1/2 in.; W 11 in.; H: 15 1/2 in.; w: 11 in.(images); H: 37 in.; W: 24 in.; H: 39 in.; W: 23 1/2 in. (overall)) Acquired by the present owner from either from the Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, circa 1973-1975 or Kullu Manali, North India, Himachal Pradesh

Lot: 174 - A SINO-TIBETAN SILK NEEDLEWORK "DRAGON" PANEL 刺绣龙纹

The front-facing sinuous dragon with four claws, centered by a flaming jewel, among cloud scrolls; brocade mounts, silk veil (H: 48 in.; W:42 in. (overall); H: 22 in.; W: 23 in. [dragon panel]) Acquired by the present owner from either from the Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, circa 1973-1975 or Kullu Manali, North India, Himachal Pradesh

Lot: 175 - A SINO-TIBETAN SILK CANOPY 丝绸伞盖

The main panel woven of colored silks, with a lotus blossom centering scrollwork, a bat at each corner, within lotus scroll and key-fret borders, applied orange and red patterned silk canopy; ink insciption and applied red wax seal verso. (L: 46 in.; W: 48 in.) Acquired by the present owner from either from the Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, circa 1973-1975 or Kullu Manali, North India, Himachal Pradesh

Lot: 176 - A GROUP OF SEVEN ASSORTED INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN BRONZES 印度及喜马拉雅铜佛造像一组七件 17TH/18TH CENTURY AND LATER 十七至十八世纪或更晚

Comprising: An Indian bronze shield-form openwork plaque depicting Virabhadra on later wood base, a figure of a seated Devi, possibly Lakshmi; a figure of Krishna the butter thief dancing, a figure of Durga killing Mahishashura, a figure of a four-armed manifestation of Shiva seated with consort, a large figure of a standing woman with inlaid silver details, a gilt figure of a standing Padmapani in elaborate figural mandorla, later wood base. (H(largest):  12 3/4 in.) Sotheby's New York, March 23, 2019, sale N10035, lot 1636 (part lot)

Lot: 177 - A PAIR OF TIBETAN OR MONGOLIAN PARCEL GILT BUTTER LAMPS AND A GILT REPOUSSÉ MASK 鎏金兽面铜牌饰和鎏金灯盏一对

The pair of typical form, decorated with various floral and auspicious motifs; the mask modelled as a fierce beast. (H: 6 in. (lamps))

Lot: 178 - A BURMESE CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF A NAT MOUNTED ON A CHINTHE 缅甸木雕 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十九世纪或更早

With later stand. (H: 36 in. (wood))

Lot: 179 - A THAI CARVED SANDSTONE HEAD OF A BUDDHA泰国石雕佛首

On a later wood stand. (H: 11 in (stone)) Provenance: Helen Chu Gallery, BangkokAcquired from the above by the present owner, 1961

Lot: 180 - A THAI GILT LACQUERED BRONZE STANDING BUDDHA 泰国漆金佛造像立像

On a stepped base with right hand raised in abhaya mudra, his serene expression framed by tightly coiled hair and a flame ushnisha; clad in elaborate vestments. (H: 30 in.) Property from the collection of James Alfe (1948-2003)Thence by descent

Lot: 181 - A THAI GILT LACQUERED BRONZE SEATED BUDDHA 泰国鎏金铜佛造像坐像 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十九世纪或更早

Wearing robes draped over one shoulder, his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra, the hair arranged in tight curls and rising to a flame-shaped ushnisha. (H: 9 in.) Property from the collection of James Alfe (1948-2003)Thence by descent

Lot: 182 - KANO EISEN'IN FURUNOBU (JAPANESE B.1696-D.1731) 狩野永川 ELEGANT MAIDEN WITH PEACH SPRAY 美人图

Ink and color on silk, inscribed and with one seal lower left, mounted as a scroll (H: 34 1 /2 in.; W: 13 3/8 in. (image))

Lot: 183 - AN UNUSUAL AND LARGE JAPANESEEMBELLISHED ROOTWOOD HIBACHI 日本百宝镶嵌根雕 MEIJI PERIOD 明治

Decorated in gold and coloured hiramakie, takamakie, aogai, and shells, with a kappa battling a crab, a ferret-like creature, octopus, crabs, frogs and a large reptilian beast, among seaweed, shells, and barnacle-covered rocks. (H: 17 in.) Sold Christies, London, 11 June - 12 June, 2003, lot 188, "Boulle to Jansen: An Important Private European Collection"Peter Petrou, LondonProperty from a Private Collection, New York, acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 2006-2007

Lot: 184 - A FINELY-DECORATED JAPANESE LACQUER WRITING BOX 日本莳绘文具盒 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八至十九世纪

Decorated in hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi and kirigane with flowering cherry tree, rushing stream and waterfall in a rocky landscape against a nashiji ground to the exterior, interior of the cover decorated with a full moon behind crashing waves and a stylized rendition of the Meoto Iwa ("Married Couple Rocks"); insert with crashing waves, fitted with an inkstone and a silver water dropper finely modeled with peony blossoms. (L: 10 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 185 - A LARGE JAPANESE EMBELLISHED WOOD BOX 日本镶嵌木盒 EDO/MEIJI PERIOD 江户至明治

Of rectangular shape, the boldly textured wood box embellished with inlaid fan with flywhisk, scroll, tassle and lingzhi sprig in cloisonné, mother of pearl, carved lacquer, glass and hardstone, interior with gold-speckled roiro lacquer, unsigned. (H: 5 1/4 in.; W: 13 in.; L: 15 1/2 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 186 - A JAPANESE LACQUER POETRY SLIP BOX 日本莳绘木盒 20TH CENTURY 二十世纪

Of elongated rectangular form, the cover with shaped sides, decorated in gold and silver on roiro ground with lines of plover above waves and rocks with three calligraphy syllables, the interior of the cover with fine matte silver ground with additional plover and additional calligrapy, underside with artisan's cartouche; Japanese wood box with interior of cover inscribed "Oku Hoso kyokai" (Broadcasting corporation gift) (L: 15 1/2 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 187 - A BURLWOOD BRUSHWOOD 樱木笔筒

Of flared form with deeply iregular lip and sides. (H: 9 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 188 - TWO JAPANESE SILVER OKIMONO, MINOGAME AND CRANE, SIGNED BY NOGAMI RYUKI (1865-1932) 银制蓑亀与仙鹤一组 野上龙起造 LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY 十九世纪末至二十世纪初

The mythical turtle with a long, feathery tail, its head turned slightly to the left; the crane designed in a elegant resting position, the details finely cast, both signed on the underside with incised characters "Ryuki", original fitted retailer's case for D. Kobayashi, Tokyo. Each approximately 6 ounces troy. (L:(minogame): 4 3/4 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 189 - A JAPANESE SILVER "KIRI LEAF AND STAGHORN BEETLE" TRAY 日本银托盘

With maker's marks on the front, retailer's mark and stamped "jungin" on the back, with original G. Ikoma Ltd. case. Approximately 4.35 ounces troy. (L: 7 1/8 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 190 - A SMALL JAPANESE CLOISONNÉ "DRAGON" VASE AND A JAPANESE CLOISONNÉ SNUFF BOTTLE 日本珐琅彩龙纹花瓶和鼻烟壶一组

The vase depicting a sinuous striding dragon within silver wires, against a midnight blue ground, unsigned; the snuff bottle of archaistic design, the front and back each centered with a taotie mask and three cabochons, along with two mythical beast masks, neck decorated with cloud scrolls, leaf lappets; the cover centered by a chrysanthemum, apocryphal Qianlong mark to the underside. (H: 5 3/4 in. [vase]) Property from the collection of James Alfe (1948-2003)Thence by descent

Lot: 191 - TWO JAPANESE LACQUERED INRO 日本印笼一组两件 EDO PERIOD 江户

The first, a black inro with landscape, excecute in hiramaki and takimaki-e techniques, signed "Yoyusai" with kakihan; the second, a red inro with monkey riding a deer chasing a rabbit on the other deer, executed in takamaki-e. (L: 3 in., 2 7/8 in.) Wilhelm Anton "Fritz" Euler (1911-1994)Thence by descent, Property of an American Collecter

Lot: 192 - TWO JAPANESE LACQUERED INRO 日本印笼一组两件 EDO PERIOD 江户

Both executed with takamaki and hiramaki-e technique, the taller one with landscape and waterfall, rocks, and plants incorporating kirikane and nashiji; the other one with a sleeping man by a stream, interior with label for the Collection of Arthur May, #0228. (L: 3 11/16 in., 3 in.) Wilhelm Anton "Fritz" Euler (1911-1994)Thence by descent, Property of an American Collecter

Lot: 193 - A JAPANESE GINBARI CLOISONNÉ DOUBLE VASE日本七宝烧双联瓶

Of two tubular sections of unequal height, decorated to its exterior with wisteria and iris on a soft graded blue ground. (H: 12 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 194 - A JAPANESE PATINATED AND PARCEL-GILT METAL "SHOJO AND WINE JAR" TSUBA 日本”猩猩与酒壶“刀镡 LATE EDO/MEIJI PERIOD 江户晚期至明治

Incised signature. (H: 3 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 195 - THREE JAPANESE SIGNED KOZUKA HANDLES AND A "SQUIRREL, GRAPES AND PINE" TSUBA 日本带签名小柄三件和”松鼠,葡萄和松树“刀镡一件 19TH-20TH CENTURY十九至二十世纪

The handles finely executed in an array of techniques, all signed; the tsuba parcel-gilt and patinated (L: 3 7/8 (longest)) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 196 - FOUR JAPANESE SOFT METAL AND ONE CLOISONNE TSUBA 日本金属刀镡四件以及珐琅刀镡一件 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪

Including a small mixed metal example with poppies, signed Yasuchika; a smaller oblong example with cherry blossoms; a textured example with copper patina, inlaid with stylized gold birds and silver wire scroll; a lobed copper-patinated example with shakudo foliate vines; the cloisonne example lobed, decorated with flowers. (Dia: 3 1/4 in. [Largest]) Property from a private collection, New York

Lot: 197 - A GROUP OF THREE JAPANESE GOLD-INLAID IRON TSUBA, ONE SIGNED 日本嵌金刀镡一组三件 一件带签字 EDO TO EARLY MEIJI PERIOD 江户至明治

Comprising on oval example with a Noh dancer, possibly Okina,verso with drum, flute, pine and drapery; the second of lobed quadrangular form, with gold dragon flying over waves; the last oval, with a parcel-gilt ho-o bird, incised and gold-inlaid inscriptions. (H: 3 3/8 in. (largest)) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 198 - A JAPANESE GOLD-INLAID IRON TSUBA AND A MIXED-METAL TSUBA 日本嵌金刀镡以及混合金属刀镡各一件 EDO-EARLY MEIJI PERIOD 江户至明治早期

The first depicting nine figures in a bamboo grove, signed Goshu Hikone ju, Mitsuyoshi(?); the second with a warrior and buffalo, verso with pursuing warriors(?) by a stream. (H: 2 3/4 in. (largest)) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 199 - A GROUP OF EIGHT JAPANESE PIERCED IRON AND METAL TSUBA 刀镡一组八件 EDO PERIOD 江户

Including an oval example pierced with "snowflakes", signed Kōfu jū Ito Toshinaga, a round example pierced and carved with a multitude of monkeys, a lobed axample with insects among grasses, another with three fans, three with fine radiating spokes. (L: 3 1/8 in. (largest)) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 200 - A GROUP OF NINE JAPANESE IRON TSUBA 日本铁制刀镡一组九件 EDO-MEIJI PERIOD 江户至明治

One designed as a group of abalone shells, one designed as dragon in clouds, one as a jar, one as a group of leaves, one as a crouching dragon signed "Echizen ju Kinaisaku", one with inscription and signed, two similar "Dragon" tsuba, signed, in a fitted box. (Dia: 2 7/8 in. (largest)) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 201 - A GROUP OF EIGHT JAPANESE PIERCED IRON TSUBA 日本铁制镂空刀镡一组八件 EDO PERIOD OR EARLIER 江户或更早

One of archaistic wheel-form with sinuous dragon motifs, signed; one with foliage; one inlaid with brass; the rest with geometric designs, one signed (Dia: 3 3/8 in. [largest])

Lot: 202 - A GROUP OF NINE ASSORTED JAPANESE IRON, BRASS, AND SOFT METAL TSUBA 日本刀镡一组九件 EDO-MEIJI PERIOD 江户至明治

Including an iron example with two tortoise, a "Basketweave" and flowers example, one with dragon and cloud-scrolls, another with dragon among clouds, a partially silver brass example with dragon in clouds, an iron example with inlaid brass butterflies (9) (L: 3 1/16 in. (largest)) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 203 - A FINE JAPANESE CLOISONNÉ BOX 日本珐琅盒子 LATE 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪晚期

Of rectangular shape, enameled with fans, shaped reserves of flowers, and other auspicious symbols, lappet border above the foot, interior of the cover engraved with birds and bamboo, interior of the box engraved with a rooster, underside centered by a white chrysanthemum surrounded by foliages and stylized scrollwork, all raised on bracket feet at corners. (L: 4 3/4 in., W: 3 7/8 in., H: 2 1/8 in.)

Lot: 204 - A LARGE JAPANESE PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL CENSER DEPICTING A BODHISATTVA ON A LION 日本铜加漆菩萨骑狮像 19TH/20TH CENTURY 十九或二十世纪

The bodhisattva seated on a fierce stylized lion with energetic scrolled mane and tail and elaborate caparison, the deity bearing a ruyi secpter in her right hand, wearing flowing robes, her necklace and diadem embellished with coral and mother-of-pearl beads; with carved hardwood stand. (H: 25 1/4 in; L: 25 in.) The estate of Dennis Woods, Abilene,TexasAcquired from the above by the present owner

Lot: 205 - A PAIR OF JAPANESE CLOISONNÉ VASES, ANDO 日本安藤七宝烧瓶一对

Both oviform vases decorated with purple-pink thistles against a grey-blue ground, the undersides with company mark. (H: 11 1/2 in.)

Lot: 206 - A JAPANESE SIX-FOLD SCREEN DEPICTING HUNTERS IN A LANDSCAPE 日本狩猎图六开屏风 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八或十九世纪

Ink and color on paper with gold, inscried Fuji Settoku kin ga, with one seal (H: 31 1/2 in.; W: 17 3/4 in. (largest panel)) Private collection, Bala Cynwyd, PennsylvaniaAcquired from the above, circa 1985

Lot: 207 - THREE JAPANESE AND CHINESE CERAMIC ANIMAL-FORM ITEMS 日本瓷器三件

Comprising a large Japanese "Sleeping Cat" jar/censer with a pierced leaf-form cover, a Satsuma-style model of a hare leaping above rocks and waves, and a Chinese sancai-glazed "Monkey and Peach" teapot and cover. (L: 9 1/2, W: 7 1/4, H: 3 3/4 in. [cat]; H: 8 1/4 in. [hare]; H: 4 1/2 in. [monkey])

Lot: 208 - KANZAN DENSHICHI (JAPANESE B.1821-D.1890) 幹山伝七 A JAPANESE ENAMELED PORCELAIN "DUCKS" PLAQUE 日本彩绘瓷板

Painted with a pair of mandarin ducks resting among rocks, flowering prunus branches, and other flowers, inscribed with the maker's mark to the lower left, unframed. (H: 14 1/2, W: 11 in.)

Lot: 209 - FIVE ASSORTED PORCELAIN VASES AND DISHES 日本瓷器一组五件

Comprising: two Japanese Nabeshima-style dishes, the larger one depicting jars in waves, beribboned "cash" to the exterior; the smaller dish painted with variously patterned books, the exterior decorated with three auspicious knots; a blue and white porcelain lotus-form stand decorated with ducks in a lotus-pond; a shaped losenge-form dish decorated with scholars playing weiqi, with rim inscribed "Da Qing Qianlong wu nian, Guangdong fu, Jin Ding zhi"; and a rich green-glazed blue and white gourd-form vase decorated with panels of various diaper. (H: 8 in. (vase))

Lot: 210 - A GROUP OF ELEVEN ASSORTED JAPANESE PORCELAIN DISHES 日本伊万里烧瓷盘十一件 18TH-19TH CENTURY 十八至十九世纪

Including two dishes with famille-verte style flowers; three matching dishes decorated in Kakiemon-palate with painted flowers and insects, further incised water and florettes, with shaped lips; one dish with painted wavescrolls and auspicious symbols; two dishes decorated with landscapes (one with celadon border); one with painted flowers, all of the aforementioned bearing apocryphal "Chenghua" marks to the undersides; one dish with painted flowers and cranes; and one decorated with molded auspicious symbols. (Dia: approximate 8 1/2 in. (largest))

Lot: 211 - AN UNUSUAL MASSIVE JAPANESE KUTANI - STYLE PORCELAIN TEASHOP SIGN 巨型日本茶壶招牌 MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD 明治至大正

The body decorated with numerous lohan in a garden-like landscape, the cover with a sinuous dragon, a ho-o bird to the underside of the teapot, coiled rope handle. (H: 16 in.) Property from a Private Collection, New York

Lot: 212 - A LARGE JAPANESE ABACUS KANBAN (SHOP SIGN) 日本大算盘看板 MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD 明治至大正

Inscribed with western letters and kanji (H: 11 1/2 in.; W: 45 1/2 in.) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted Newbold

Lot: 213 - A LARGE JAPANESE CARVED AND LACQUERED WOOD FAN KANBAN (SHOP SIGN) 日本漆器看板 MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD 明治或大正

With gilt laquered and ploychromed surface. (H: 27 in.) Property from the collection of Helen Cunningham and Ted NewboldAcquired from Michelle Liao, Philadelphia, November 26, 2000

Lot: 214 - TWO KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN VASES 高丽青花瓷一组两件

The taller bottle vase painted with peony and bat, "kintsugi" repair to the mouth; the smaller globular vase painted with flowers and an insect, with a fret pattern to the neck. (H: 9 1/2 in. [taller vase])

Lot: 215 - A PAIR OF KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN CALLIGRAPHY PANELS 高丽青花瓷板一对

Each rectangular panel with a lengthy inscription, one side of each also inscribed (2). (H: 8 1/4, W: 5 in.) Provenance: Property from the estate of Roger E. Birch

Lot: 216 - A JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE 日本青花瓷瓶 19TH CENTURY OR LATER 十九世纪或更晚

Possibly Hirado, depicting two elegant birds in a tree, with other small birds flying over a landscape with stream and bamboo. (H: 10 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 217 - MAKUZU KOZAN, A JAPANESE PORCELAIN BAMBOO-DECORATED LARGE BOWL 宮川香山 日本绘竹大碗

Of "alms bowl" form, glazed overall an elegant graded pale green tone, decorated with bamboo from bottom to lip, foot ring unglazed, seal mark to the underside. (H: 6 3/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 218 - A LARGE JAPANESE BUCKET-FORM ENAMELED SATSUMA POTTERY VESSEL 日本珐琅彩萨摩烧风格瓷篮子 LATE EDO/EARLY MEIJI 江户晚期或明治早期

Richly decorated with various fan motifs, sprays of chrysanthemum to the handle and the interior, Hogetsuzan mark and Shimazu mon to the underside. (Dia: 9 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 219 - A SMALL JAPANESE ENAMELED SATSUMA-TYPE POTTERY CABINET VASE 日本萨摩烧风格珐琅彩小瓶 LATE 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪晚期

Delicately decorated, depicting figures at various pursuits; the upper registers decorated with various flowers, unsigned. (H: 3 5/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 220 - A JAPANESE LACQUER INRO, SIGNED TOSHI 日本印笼 桃山谨描 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪

Decorated with two peacocks and begonia in takamaki and hiramaki-e with flecks of aogai, the interior of nashiji, signed Toshi kinbyo with kakihan, with an associated glass ojime. (H: 3 5/8 in. [inro]) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 221 - A JAPANESE LACQUER INRO SIGNED KOMA KORYU 日本印笼 古滿巨柳作

The four-case inro finely decorated in gold, silver, and colored lacquer hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and okibirame with a hawk and crane, the other side inlaid with mother of pearl flowers, interior with fine nashiji; signed "Koma Koryu saku" with artist's kakihan, with an associated lacquer waterbird netsuke, and a coral ojime. (H: 3 3/4 in. [inro]) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 222 - A LARGE JAPANESE ENAMELED SATSUMA VASE 日本珐琅彩萨摩烧大罐 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪

Incorporating "Gosu" blue, decorated with bamboo fences, chrysanthemums and flowers, floral and foliate lappets to the shoulder, coin and florette pattern to mouth; maker's marks "Baiho ga" and Shimazu mon to the underside. (H: 14 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 223 - A JAPANESE ENAMELED SATSUMA POTTERY FLARED VASE 日本萨摩烧风格珐琅小瓶 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪

The flared rim with lobed rim, decorated with two panels of ho-o birds among scrollwork, underside with Setsuzan mark and Shimazu mon to the underside. (H: 8 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 224 - A JAPANESE ENAMELED SATSUMA POTTERY VASE 日本珐琅彩萨摩烧花瓶 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪

Depicting manifestations of Kannon and rakan, an applied sinuous dragon from shoulder to neck, maker's marks and Shimazu mon to the underside. (H: 12 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 225 - AN UNUSUAL CHINESE "BEAST AND GRAPES" BRONZE MIRROR 海兽葡萄纹铜镜 TANG DYNASTY 唐

The circular mirror is cast in high relief with a crouching lion knob encircled four other beasts with their young in different postures amidst grapes and vine scrolls. The outer band with lion, crane, cicada, rabbit, ducks, birds, a winged horse, and an immortal amidst vine scrolls, within a foliate scroll band encircling the rim. The bronze has a silvery patina with areas of malachite encrustation. (D: 4 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 226 - A SMALL CHINESE "TIXI" LACQUER DISH 剔犀小盘 POSSIBLY MING DYNASTY 或明

Of circular form, deeply carved through black and red lacquer layers with five ruyi or "sword pommel"-shaped cloud scrolls enclosing a five-lobed "florette' in the center, the exterior carved with continuous foliate scroll. (Dia: 5 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 227 - A CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH HOLDER 竹雕笔筒 QING DYNASTY 清

The brush pot well-carved with three drunken sages riding a horse, buffalo, and deer with the assistance of attendants in a landscape with rocky mountains, pine and other trees. (H: 6 1/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 228 - TWO CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO FIGURES 竹雕罗汉和济公一组两件 18TH/19TH CENTURY 十八至十九世纪

Comprising a standing figure with broom and a toad, possibly Liu Hai, and another standing figure, possibly Jigong, holding a fan behind his back, and a rosary. (H: 7 1/2 in. (Tallest)) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 229 - A CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO WRIST REST 竹雕臂搁

Elegantly carved in low relief with lotus and leaves, the upper left inscribed "Chi lian hong bai kai" (Pool lotus blossom red and white), the surface with a warm reddish-brown patina. (L: 5 5/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 230 - A CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO FIGURE OF SHOULAO ON DEER 寿老骑鹿竹雕 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十九世纪或更早

Depicting Shoulao with pomegranate spray, sitting on back of a recambant deer holding a lingzhi in its mouth, underside later inscribed MADE IN CHINA (H: 6 1/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 231 - A SMALL CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH HOLDER 竹雕小笔筒 18TH/19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十八至十九世纪或更早

Of a rich reddish-brown tone, carved in low relief with a meiren and deer. (H: 4 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 232 - A CHINESE CARVED SOAPSTONE FIGURAL GROUP 寿山石人物摆件

Depicting a seated scholar with a scroll in his hand before two standing smiling female immortals; the stone with tones of beige and red. (H: 3 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 233 - A CHINESE CARVED SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF SHOULAO 寿山石雕寿老

Depicting Shoulao interacting with a child on a deer's back, accompanied with a crane; incised floral and clouds decorations to both figures' robes; the stone of caramel yellow tone with trace of red. (H: 4 3/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 234 - A CHINESE CARVED CELADON JADE "ELEPHANT" PLAQUE MOUNTED AS A BOX 木盒嵌太平有象浮雕玉板 THE PLAQUE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY 玉板为十八或十九世纪

The jade plaque carved with low relief with an elephant bearing a vase of auspicious flowers, together with Buddhist symbols; two perforations to the underside; the box and cover of hardwood. (L: 4 1/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 235 - TWO SIMILAR CHINESE JADE CIRCULAR DISHES 玉盘一组两件

Both of pale celadon jade, the smaller one with slightly flared rim, larger one with taller footring, sightly flared rim and soft polish. (Dia: 5 7/8 in.; 5 1/2 in.)

Lot: 236 - A PAIR OF CHINESE CARVED JADEITE PHOENIX 翡翠雕凤凰一对

Each phoenix with elegant long tail feathers, standing on rockwork, a flower branch in each beak, the jadeite is of pale celadon-green tone (H: 5 3/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 237 - A CHINESE GE STYLE SMALL JAR AND A SIMILARLY GLAZED VASE 哥窑风格小罐一组两件 QING DYNASTY 清

The bulbus vase with tall neck covered overall with a glaze of pale bluish-celadon color suffused with dark grey and pale gold crackle, the unglazed bottom of the foot is covered with a grey-brown dressing. Together with an ovoid jar similarly covered overall with a pale celadon glaze suffused with a network of pale golden crackle. (H: 5 3/4 in. 4 1/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 238 - A CHINESE GUAN-STYLE GLOBULAR JAR 官窑风格圆罐

Covered with a glaze of bluish-green color suffused with brown/pale gold crackle, the unglazed interior of the footring covered with a brown dressing, the rim covered with a shimmering brown glaze. (H: 5 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 239 - A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BALUSTER VASE 海水江崖瑞兽青花大瓶 KANGXI PERIOD 清 康熙

Depicting three vivid mythical beasts in a dramatic landscape with crashing waves, cloud scrolls to the neck. (H: 17 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 240 - AN UNUSUAL CHINESE PALE BLUE-GLAZED PORCELAIN VESSEL WITH COVER 淡蓝釉带盖瓷罐 XUANDE MARK 宣德款

The compressed globular body with two slender ear-shaped loop handles, raised on four rectangular slab feet, the slightly domed cover with circular knop; covered overall with a finely-crazed pale blue glaze, dark dressing to rims and underside of feet, incised six characters Xuande mark to the underside. (H: 6 in. (with cover)) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 241 - AN UNUSUAL SMALL CHINESE ARCHAISTIC ENAMELED AND GILT PORCELAIN CABINET VASE 倣古风格珐琅彩花瓶 SIX-CHARACTER "DA QING QIANLONG YUZHI" SEAL MARK “大清乾隆御制”六字款

Of square section, baluster form, modeled with archaistic kui-dragons scrolls in low relief, glazed in a pale cafe-au lait tone picked out with gold, all against a mottled turquoise and blue "robin's-egg" ground, a pair of scrolled handles at the shoulder, underside of foot with six character seal mark in low relief. (H: 4 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 242 - A FINE AND RARE LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN MING-STYLE MEIPING VASE 明式青花三多瑞果纹梅瓶 18TH CENTURY 十八世纪

***PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS A PREMIUM LOT. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN BIDDING ON THIS LOT. PLEASE CONTACT CLIENT SERVICES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.**** 请注意,本件为高价拍品,需缴付押金方可竞投。请联系客服以获取更多信息。* Finely potted, the tapering body with swelling shoulder and slight waisted neck, boldly painted with three fruiting and floral sprays arranged in two registers, with peach, pomegranate and lychees on the upper register, chrysanthemum, prunus, and peony floral sprays on the lower register; the foot is encircled by overlapping stiff leaves and the shoulder with a band of stylized lotus petal lappets enclosing flamelike scrolls, the lip and neck with fine blue lines, all under a transparent glossy glaze pooling to a pale blue tint. (H: 13 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, acquired in Philadelphia.

Lot: 243 - AN UNUSUAL LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN ARCHAISTIC VASE 倣古风格青花瓷瓶 QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK 乾隆六字款

The body decorated with two stylized pairs of strong kuilong gripping stylized peony scrolls, all among elaborated scrollwork and lotus blossoms; the lower registers and neck decorated with archaistic scrollwork and stylized cicada lappets, composite border below the lip; underside with broad bi-shaped footring, centered by a Qianlong six-character seal mark. (H: 17 3/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 244 - A SMALL CHINESE ENAMELED PORCELAIN BOWL 珐琅彩小碗

The hemispherical bowl depicting a continuous landscape with sages to the exterior, rim gilded, interior with turquoise-blue glaze; six character Qianlong seal mark to the underside. (Dia: 3 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 245 - A CHINESE TURQUOISE GROUND "SIX HEROES" PORCELAIN BOWL 松石绿釉粉彩人物碗

Of flared hexagonal shape, depicting six figures to the body of the bowl on turquoise ground, enameled floral and foliage border above the foot, six character Jiaqing seal mark to the underside. (Dia: 6 3/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 246 - A PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOWLS 青花缠枝莲纹碗一对 DAOGUANG MARK AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD 道光款 或请道光

Both with deep, rounded sides rising to a slightly flaring rim, decorated on the exterior with a frieze of peony scroll above a lappet band, and on the center of the interior with a peony spray roundel. (Dia: 6 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 247 - A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN MOLDED VASE DECORATED WITH BUDDHIST SYMBOLS AND FIGURES 青花佛家八宝瓶 19TH CENTURY 十九世纪

The ovoid vase with waisted neck and flared lip, molded with variously-sized hexagonal cells decorated with eight Buddhist auspicious signs, Daoist symbols and reserves of playful children, underside with a double ring in underglaze blue. (H: 17 1/2 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 248 - A CHINESE KESI TAPESTRY DRAGON ROBE 缂丝龙袍 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY 十九或二十世纪

The blue ground finely worked on the front and back with nine five-clawed long dragons couched in gold-wrapped threads in pursuit of flaming pearls, amidst multi-colored cloud scrolls, bats, and the bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems'), all above floral sprigs and auspicious emblems rising from rolling and crashing waves above the deep lishui band, with blue-edged borders at the cuffs and collar decorated with striding dragons and bats among florets and scrollwork. (L: 55 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 249 - A SONG STYLE LANDSCAPE PAINTING 宋代风格国画

Ink on paper,with two seals to the lower right; framed, matted, and glazed. (H: 19 3/4 in. W: 13 in. (image)) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 250 - AN INDIAN OR NEPALESE CARVED STONE BUDDHA 印度或尼泊尔石雕佛像 12TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十二世纪或更早

Depicted seated in dhyanasana against an arched back, the peaceful figure with full lips, elongated earlobes, and a small conical ushnisha. (H: 5 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 251 - A SMALL INDIAN OR HIMALAYAN GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF BUDDHA AKSHOBHYA 印度或喜马拉雅铜鎏金阿閦佛 12TH/14TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十二至十四世纪或更早

Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with hands in dhyana and bhumisparsa mudras, clad in a tightly draped sanghati with borders, his face with a gentle smile in a contemplative expression, a vajra in front of him. (H: 3 3/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, acquired prior to March 1993.

Lot: 252 - A SMALL BURMESE BRONZE BUDDHA 缅甸铜佛造像 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十八世纪或更早

Seated in vajrasana, his right hand in bhumisparshamudra, the left resting on his lap, his face with serene expression, traces of gilding. (H: 4 1/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 253 - A HIMALAYAN GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF BUDDHA AKSHOBHYA 喜马拉雅铜鎏金阿閦佛造像 14TH CENTURY OR EARLIER 十四世纪或更早

The figure with lowered eyes, hands in bhumisparsha mudra, with elongated earlobes, round urna, and a tall ushnisha. Seated on a double-lotus pedestal, unsealed. (H: 7 1/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Lot: 254 - A SINO-TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AKSHOBHYA 中原或藏传佛教阿閦佛铜造像 18TH CENTURY 十八世纪

Seated in vajrasana on a lotus petal, his right hand in bhumisparshamudra, the left resting on his lap, his face with serene expression, below a five-leaf crown in front of his ushnisha, sealed, underside engraved with a double-vajra. (H: 10 1/4 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, acquired prior to March 1993.

Lot: 255 - A SINO-TIBETAN OR MONGOLIAN GILT BRONZE WRATHFUL DEITY 中原或藏传或蒙古怒像铜鎏金造像 18TH CENTURY 十八世纪

Powerfully cast with legs in a wide, open stance, his right hand bearing a club and his left hand at his chest, possibly apana mudra, wearing a japamala over his neck and a foliate garland, his mustachioed face showing a wrathful expression, elaborately scrolled mandorla (possibly associated), stepped base. (H: 10 3/4 in. (overall)) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, acquired prior to March, 1993.

Lot: 256 - A SMALL SINO-TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSRI 文殊菩萨铜鎏金造像 18TH CENTURY 十八世纪

With four arms, seated in vajrasana on a double-lotus base, his raised right hand holding the sword (blade lacking), the left in vitarkamudra and holding a lotus stem supporting the manuscript, wearing dhoti, border engraved, his face with serene smilling expression, elongated earlobes with large earrings and crown set in front of the high chignon. (H: 4 1/8 in.) Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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