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Date of the auction: 17.05.2019

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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

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A Chinese wucai gu vase, Wanli (1573-1620), painted with scrolling lotus in underglaze blue and decorated with red and green overglaze enamels, lobed handles, 26.5cm high 明万历 五彩缠枝莲纹花觚

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese blue and white vase, late Ming, of lobed form, painted with sprigs of flowers under a key fret border, the rim with metal mounting, four character Tianxia Taiping mark to base, 13cm 明晚期 青花瓜棱花卉纹瓶

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese blue and white bowl, late Ming dynasty, of circular form, painted with figures on a boat, accompanied by the poem 'Ode on the Red Cliffs' by the Northern Song poet Su Shi, four character Yongle mark to the interior and a Fu mark to the base, 16.5cm diameter

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese blue and white vase, Transitional period, of baluster form with a tall cylindrical neck, painted with literati seated by rocks or under a tree appraising the moon, the neck with banana leaves to the rim, 27cm high 明末清初 青花高士图瓶

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese blue and white kendi, late Ming dynasty, painted with sprigs of flowers in shaped panels, the neck with banana leaves, 19cm high, a qingbai ware vase, Song dynasty (960-1279), of lobed pear form with a tapering neck, covered with a light blue glaze, 18.2cm high, and a Vietnamese bowl

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese wucai charger, Kangxi (1662-1722), the centre painted with mandarin ducks in a lotus pond, the border painted with Eight Daoist Immortals, each standing on the back of a sea creature above waves, 39cm diameter An identical but smaller plate can be found in the collection of the

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese famille verte jar, 17th century, of ovoid form, painted with peony in red and yellow amongst tendrils below a ruyi head and diapered border, 18cm high 十七世纪 五彩缠枝莲纹罐

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese iron red vase, Kangxi (1662-1722), the pear-shaped body on a short foot with a tall tapering neck, surmounted by a broad ring in the upper part painted with chrysanthemums in gilt, the body painted with alternating continuous spiral bands of iron red and white stripes, 21.5cm high For a

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £450 - £600

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese blue and white gu vase, Kangxi (1662-1722), the top section painted with figures in a sitting room, the centre section painted with a qilin in a landscape or a carp in waves between key fret borders, the bottom section with a fisherman meeting an official, 47.2cm high 清康熙 青花人物故事图花觚

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese sancai Guanyin, Kangxi (1662-1722), seated on a lotus pedestal on a raised stepped plinth, his right hand holding the stem of a lotus flower resting on his right knee, wearing a long robe with thick folds covered in green glaze, 15.5cm high (2) 清康熙 素三彩观音坐像

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 17 May 2019

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A Chinese wucai dish, Transitional period, of quatrefoil shape, painted with a literatus seated in a boat with birds flying overhead, the riverbank with a willow tree and rockwork, two character seal mark Daguang to base, 'Catherine Hunt, Oriental Antiques, 4928' label, 18cm long Provenance: An

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 17 May 2019