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Date of the auction: 17.05.2019

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A collection of five Chinese calligraphy hanging scrolls, with poems of prunus, the moon or a spring outing, with the signatures of different Chinese emperors Yongzheng, Qianlong and Jiaqing, ink on paper or silk, various sizes from 70 x 30.5cm to 129 x 45.5cm (5) 书法 一组五件...

Price: £500 - £800
ca. US$638 - US$1,021

Date: 17 May 2019

A collection of Chinese wallpaper, Republic period (1912-1949), painted with pheasants, peacocks or other birds standing on blossoming peony and cherry trees, or fruiting pomegranate trees, ink and colour on paper, 216.5 x 98cm, 215 x 94cm, 215 x 94cm, 209 x 94cm, 193 x 94cm and 219 x 94cm (6) Provenance: Originating from the Manor of Scrivelsby. The Manor of Scrivelsby was bestowed to Sir Robert...

Price: £500 - £800
ca. US$638 - US$1,021

Date: 17 May 2019

A collection of Chinese wallpaper, Republic period (1912-1949), painted with cockerels, peacocks, cranes or other birds standing on blossoming trees or fruiting peach trees, ink and colour on paper, 228.5 x 95cm, 220 x 95cm, 226 x 94cm, 220.5 x 94cm and 220 x 94cm (5) Provenance: Originating from the Manor of Scrivelsby. The Manor of Scrivelsby was bestowed to Sir Robert Marmion, by virtue of...

Price: £500 - £800
ca. US$638 - US$1,021

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese hanging scroll, painted with a literatus seated under a pine tree in front of a cliff, an attendant to his side, inscribed and signed Xinyu, ink and colour on silk, 66 x 27cm 溥心畬款 高士图 设色绢本 立轴...

Price: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,021 - US$1,531

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese hand scroll, painted with a literatus seated in a boat by the riverbank, in a mountainous landscape, inscribed and signed Qingxiang Laoren, ink and colour on paper, the painting 23.5 x 73.5cm, attached with inscriptions and comments from later connoisseurs, overall 387cm long 清湘老人款 山水图 设色纸本 手卷...

Price: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,276 - US$1,914

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese four-fold screen, early 20th century, each fold embroidered with an egret with bamboo, a peacock with chrysanthemum, a pheasant under a bodhi tree and a duck in the lotus pond, each fold 123 x 39cm 二十世纪初 绣花鸟图四扇屏风...

Price: £800 - £1,000
ca. US$1,021 - US$1,276

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese folding armchair, 20th century, the horseshoe-shaped rail with pierced and carved panel of a qilin amongst clouds to the shaped backrest, with a woven string seat with a foliage carved top rail, sheet metal mounts throughout, 65cm wide 65cm deep 105cm high 二十世纪 硬木圆后背雕麒麟纹交椅...

Price: £300 - £500
ca. US$382 - US$638

Date: 17 May 2019

A Japanese blue and white censer, by Makuzu Kozan (1842-1916), of circular form with everted rim on three stud feet, painted with Mount Fuji with pine trees in the foreground, the sky with splashes of pink, six character mark of Makuzu Gama Kozan, 15cm diameter, wood stand and cover, 17.5cm high overall (3...

Price: £1,500 - £2,500
ca. US$1,914 - US$3,191

Date: 17 May 2019

A Japanese ivory katana, Meiji period (1868-1912), the scabbard deeply carved with figures at different pursuits, including a sarumawashi monkey trainer, musicians, circus performers and a gourd maker, in shaped panels against a scrolling lotus ground, the cross guard with key fret border, 88cm long...

Price: £4,000 - £5,000
ca. US$5,105 - US$6,382

Date: 17 May 2019

A large gouache painting, 20th century, possibly Korean, of gwan-eum (Guanyin) standing on a lotus pedestal with a celadon pot in her hands, wearing elaborate headdress and a long robe, surrounded by Bodhisattvas and monks, ink and colour on cloth, 191 x 100cm, framed...

Price: £1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$1,914 - US$2,552

Date: 17 May 2019

Two Chinese vases, one decorated with famille verte vases against a blue ground, six character Yongzheng mark, 43cm high, a Jun-ware glazed vase with elephant handles, 18cm high, and a red-glazed vase, possibly Japanese, with splashes of blue, four character moulded mark to base, 22cm high (3...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$127 - US$191

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese cloisonné dish, early 20th century, of circular form, enamelled with a bird standing on a peach blossoming tree, against a blue ground, 30.3cm diameter...

Price: £50 - £80
ca. US$63 - US$102

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese famille rose vase, of tapering form, painted in shaped panels with ladies in a sitting room or in the garden, against a pink ground with foliage scrolls, four character Qianlong mark, 21.5cm high...

Price: £40 - £60
ca. US$51 - US$76

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese gouache picture, with ladies and boys around a table playing with goldfish, ink and colour on silk, 88 x 146cm, framed and glazed...

Price: £150 - £250
ca. US$191 - US$319

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese famille noire vase, 20th century, of cylindrical form, painted with millefleur pattern against a black ground above a false gadroon border, 61cm high...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$127 - US$191

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese jade carving, in the Tang style, of a girl seated presenting a tray with a cup in her hands, the stone of celadon tone, 12cm...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$255 - US$382

Date: 17 May 2019

A collection of three Chinese jades, in the archaic style, comprising one cong, 8.2cm, one belt hook, 10cm and a hilt, 6.5cm (3...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$255 - US$382

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese jade bi disc, engraved with archaic scrolls, in the middle of a blade similarly decorated, the stone of white tone with inclusions, 17.5cm long...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$255 - US$382

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese jade carving, of two chilong on top of two archaic bi discs, 8cm, wood stand, four character Qianlong mark to the base of stand (2...

Price: £500 - £800
ca. US$638 - US$1,021

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese bronze mythical beast, recumbent with its head tilted to the side, inlaid with gold and silver archaic motifs, 9.5cm long, wood stand (2...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$382 - US$510

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese hanging scroll, of the 'Thousand Character Classic' in calligraphy, signature of Wen Zhengming, 88 x 17.5cm...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$382 - US$510

Date: 17 May 2019

A pair of Chinese elm chairs, 20th century, with plain stretchers, 42cm wide, 51.5cm high, and a lacquered and worn box, 50cm wide (3...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$191 - US$255

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese oil painting, 20th century, painted with the Queen Mother of the West seated with a boy in her arms, attendants to her side, all above clouds, signature of Shen Guoquan, dated November of the 24th year (1935), oil on canvas, 90.5 x 68cm, framed...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$102 - US$153

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese calligraphy, in celebration of a colleague's retirement, the writings read 'Hao Qi Wang Han Jin Man Di, Hua Gui Gong Cheng Men Zai Fu' (magnanimous and generous bring wealth to the family, noble minded character and successful achievements bring good fortune to the gammon), signed and dated 30 April 2003, 132 x 93.5cm, framed and glazed...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$127 - US$191

Date: 17 May 2019

Three pairs of Chinese calligraphy couplets, each with two verses of poems, ink on paper, one pair with signatures of Puru, 60 x 16cm each, one pair with seals of Qianlong, 134 x 29cm each, and another pair with signature of Qi Baishi, 166.5 x 36.5cm each (6...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$127 - US$191

Date: 17 May 2019

A pair of Chinese famille rose dishes, 19th-20th century, painted with a couple drinking in a sitting room, an attendant by their side with a wine pot, gilt foliage scroll borders and ruby backs, 23.2cm diameter (2...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$510 - US$765

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese gouache painting, with Li Tieguai carrying a double gourd on his back surrounded by two bats, inscribed and signed, ink and colour on paper, 99.5 x 43cm...

Price: £70 - £100
ca. US$89 - US$127

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese famille verte fish bowl, 20th century, painted with qilin and other mythical beasts in shaped panels against a diapered ground with butterflies and flowers, the interior with goldfish, 40cm high, wood stand...

Price: £150 - £250
ca. US$191 - US$319

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese ivory figure, c.1900, of an heavenly maiden standing on rocks, holding a basket in her raised hands, from which she spreads flowers, 21.8cm high, wood stand (2...

Price: £250 - £350
ca. US$319 - US$446

Date: 17 May 2019

A Chinese Cultural Revolution poster, 1966-1976, of people waiting in a queue to purchase government bond, 52 x 76cm...

Price: £60 - £80
ca. US$76 - US$102

Date: 17 May 2019