Asian Art

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Date of the auction: 17.05.2019

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Persian silver dagger

An Indo-Persian silver dagger, 19th century, the hilt engraved with a fish, the sheath with a hunting scene of a leopard chasing a rabbit and a deer, 30cm long approximately

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Thai bronze votive plaque

A Thai bronze votive plaque, probably Ayutthaya Period (1351-1767), in Sukhothai style, cast in metal relief, depicting the walking Buddha, 19.5 x 7cm Provenance: From the estate of an archaeologist who worked for the Ashmolean Museum

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 17 May 2019

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Two pairs Thai silver candlesticks and a box

A pair of Thai silver candlesticks, each of baluster form on a circular base, decorated with Hindu gods in relief, stamped Thailand Sterling, 22.8cm high, another silver pair, decorated with Hindu gods amongst scrolls, stamped Sterling Thailand, 11cm high, and a Thai silver hinged box, the top

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Thai silver bowl and a ladle

A Thai silver bowl, of circular form, with a border decorated with flowers in relief, stamped mark LKB.800, 24.3cm diameter, 879.5g, and a Thai silver ladle, the handle with foliage and flowers, stamped mark LKB.800, 25cm long, 146.4g (2

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 17 May 2019

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An Islamic copper vase

An Islamic copper vase, decorated with panels of calligraphy and stylised ornaments in overlaid silver, 15.5cm high

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Burmese silver bowl

A Burmese silver bowl, with moulded figures in relief, seated in a pavilion surrounded by attendants, dancing or walking under umbrellas, all against a matted ground between foliate scroll borders, 20.6cm diameter, 1080g

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 17 May 2019

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handled sugar bowl and cover

An Indian silver two-handled sugar bowl and cover, unmarked, of tapering oval form, chased with foliage scrolls in a spiral, the finial and handles in the shape of a snake, 13cm high, 724.8g

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 17 May 2019

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A large Burmese brass bowl

A large Burmese brass bowl, of circular form, with moulded Ganesha in silver holding precious objects in oval roundels, between two bead borders above a border with leaves in mixed metal, 30.5cm diameter

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Vietnamese wood pagoda

A Vietnamese wood pagoda, early 20th century, of heptagon form, each side decorated with figures, birds and flowers in mother-of-pearl in oval panels surrounded by foliage scrolls, 154cm high (2

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 17 May 2019

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alloy Jainism tirthankara shrine

An Indian copper-alloy Jainism tirthankara shrine, 9th-10th century, cast in openwork with the principal image of a tirthankara seated in dyhanasana mudra on a throne, surrounded by standing jinas in architectural niches forming an arched canopy, all on a rectangular plinth, the reverse incised with

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 17 May 2019

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A collection of Tibetan jewellery

A collection of Tibetan jewellery, 19th century, inlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, quartz and turquoise, on a metal ground with scrolls in gilt, 4.2 to 17.2cm long (7

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese earthenware cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), the plump shape in imitation of a silkworm's cocoon, painted with symmetrical lines and scrolls in red and orange against a grey slip ground, 21.5cm high 汉 彩绘陶茧形壶

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 17 May 2019

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A large Chinese pottery figure, Tang dynasty (618-907), of a matron standing in an elegant swaying pose, her hands clasped within the full sleeves of her long robes, which fall in deep folds to the flat, shaped base, the face modelled with fully rounded features framed by her long hair drawn into an

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese qingbai ware cup stand, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), of typical form covered with a light sea blue glaze, 12cm diameter 北宋 青白盏托

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese qingbai ware vase, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), of octagonal form on a tall foot with flared mouth, covered with a light sea blue glaze, 22.4cm high 北宋 青白八方瓶

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese qingbai ware cup stand, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), of typical form in the shape of a lotus leaf with lobed rim, the centre incised with flower petals, all covered with a light blue glaze, 13cm diameter 南宋 青白莲花盏托

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 17 May 2019

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A collection of Chinese jarlets, Song to Ming dynasty, 4 to 8cm, including a blue and white example with loop handles, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), painted with sprigs of flowers, 5.2cm high, together with a Chinese moulded celadon flask, 18th/19th century, decorated with scrolling lotus, 5.5cm high

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 17 May 2019

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A collection of Chinese jarlets, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), comprising: five Longquan celadon examples, all with loop ring handles, four with moulded decoration, 6 to 7cm high, a lead-glazed example, moulded with two dragons chasing flaming pearls, 7cm high, and six South China examples, all covered

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 17 May 2019

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A collection of Chinese Longquan celadon jarlets, Song-Yuan dynasty, moulded with ribs or flowers, 4.5 to 6.5cm high, and a later example, with crackled glaze, 6.5cm high, and two Thai Sawankhalok pots, 15th/16th century, with loop handles, each 11.5cm high (10) 小罐 一组十件

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 17 May 2019

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A large Chinese blue and white bowl, of circular form on a short circular foot with flared mouth, painted in the Yuan style, the centre with melons, grapes, tendrils and bamboo by a rock, the rim with a foliage scroll border, the exterior painted with scrolling lotus above a false gadroon border

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Longquan celadon plate, Song-Yuan dynasty, the centre incised with a lotus flower above a lotus leaf, 24.6cm diameter, and two celadon saucers, one with moulded twin fish, 13.3cm diameter, the other lobed with an incised flower, 13cm diameter (3) 宋至元 龙泉青瓷盘 一组三件

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Longquan celadon censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), of circular form with a tapering base, on three shaped feet, with moulded floret decoration, 13.5cm diameter 元 龙泉青瓷花卉纹三足香炉

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Longquan celadon teapot, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), of globular form with an everted rim, the body ribbed, 12cm long 元 龙泉青瓷茶壶

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Ding ware bowl, of circular form on a short circular foot, the centre incised with a flower, the rim with silver mounting, 16.2cm diameter 定窑划花碗

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Ding ware dish, of circular form, the centre moulded with a rock in a garden within a lobed gadroon border, 13.3cm diameter 定窑洞石纹碟

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Jun glazed pottery flask, moulded in imitation of leather skins for a water or wine pouch, with a handle imitating string to the top, covered in purple and blue glaze, 29.5cm high

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Cizhou ware vase, of baluster form on a flared foot, painted with incised scrolling lotus above a false gadroon border in black on a white slip, all under a clear glaze, 34cm high 磁州窑白地黑花花卉纹瓶

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Jun ware tea bowl, of circular form on a short circular foot, all covered in a blue glaze, 7cm diameter 钧釉茶碗

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese blue and white vase, in the Yuan style, the pear-shaped body painted with scrolling flowers below banana leaf and gadroon borders, the neck with two handles, on a square stand painted with scrolls, 26cm high 青花缠枝莲纹瓶

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese Ding ware vase, Jin to Ming dynasty, of baluster form on a short flared foot, the mouth in the shape of a cup, the neck, shoulder and the mouth encircled by incised double bands, 26.8cm high 金至明 定窑弦纹壶

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 17 May 2019