Asian Art - Marlborough Auction

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Date of the auction: 26.02.2015

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Hardstone VaseHardstone Vase

Hardstone Vase, China, 20th century, of archaic shape with banana leaf and taotie masks carved in low relief and flanges carved in high relief, ht. 6 7/8 in

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Agate Fishbowl with Wood StandAgate Fishbowl with Wood Stand

Agate Fishbowl with Wood Stand, China, decorated with bats and clouds, leaf-shape stand, ht. 5 in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Two Small Celadon Hardstone FiguresTwo Small Celadon Hardstone Figures

Two Small Celadon Hardstone Figures, China, each depicted holding a lotus root across on their back, the stone ranging in color from pale celadon to russet, lg. to 2 5/8 in

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Hardstone Carving of Buddha's HandHardstone Carving of Buddha's Hand

Hardstone Carving of Buddha's Hand, China, 20th century, with openwork pomegranates, stone of brown/gray to dark brown, ht. 7 1/4 in

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Jade Vase with CoverJade Vase with Cover

Jade Vase with Cover, China, 20th century, depicting a scene carved in relief with pine trees, rocks, a boat, and figures, with four-character Qianlong mark at the neck, with a pair of floriform loose ring handles, domed cover with a lotus bud finial, stone of celadon/white/gray color with black and

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Amethyst PendantAmethyst Pendant

Amethyst Pendant, China, carved in a bell shape, attached to a necklace, lg. 1 in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Jadeite PlaqueJadeite Plaque

Jadeite Plaque, China, 20th century, oval, decorated in high relief with birds and branching kumquats, stone of white and apple green color (not tested), ht. 8 in

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Jadeite CarvingJadeite Carving

Jadeite Carving, China, 20th century, depicting a large seashell with high relief crabs, sea berries, and seaweed, white stone with apple green and russet markings (not tested), ht. 9 in

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Jadeite Fan and Jadeite CarvingJadeite Fan and Jadeite Carving

Jadeite Fan and Jadeite Carving, China, 20th century, the first fan shape, depicting in low relief an immortal drinking from a libation cup, a bird overhead with prayer beads in his beak, stone of pale lavender and pale apple green, lg. 11 3/4; the other carving depicting a boy holding a banner

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Two Hardstone ItemsTwo Hardstone Items

Two Hardstone Items, China, 20th century, a rectangular calcite plaque, pierced with a ruyi design, white stone, ht. 2 1/4; and a bracelet comprised of eight beads of pale celadon color, each carved as a luohan, alternating with eight small glass beads of semi-translucent white, dia. 3 1/4 in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Group of Small CarvingsGroup of Small Carvings

Group of Small Carvings, China, 20th century, seven hardstone and three mother-of-pearl plaques, glass snuff bottle, hardstone seated Putai, lg. to 2 5/8 in

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Jade PendantJade Pendant

Jade Pendant, China, cylindrical, carved in relief with dragon decoration, stone of pale lavender and green colors lg. 3 1/8 in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Jade CarvingJade Carving

Jade Carving, China, depicting a cluster of auspicious emblems: dragon, peaches, bats, lingzhi mushrooms, and coins, pale gray stone with bright green inclusions (not tested), lg. 2 1/8 in

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Six Stone ItemsSix Stone Items

Six Stone Items, China, a water coupe and two measuring rings, stones of celadon color with russet inclusions, dia. to 2 1/8; a pendant depicting Shoulao, the god of longevity, holding a staff, reverse with a lingzhi sprig flanked by two bats, stone of pale celadon color with mottled gray

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Woven Necklace with Jade Pendant and Bone BeadsWoven Necklace with Jade...

Woven Necklace with Jade Pendant and Bone Beads, China, the ovoid, quatrefoil pendant, incised with ruyi-heads, pale celadon stone, lg. 1 1/2 in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Box of Hardstone DisksBox of Hardstone Disks

Box of Hardstone Disks, China, 20th century, red silk box with ninety round hardstone disks of celadon color attached to an embroidered felt cloth, each disk dia. 1 1/8 in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Jade Carving of ShoulaoJade Carving of Shoulao

Jade Carving of Shoulao, China, 20th century, depicted in an oval stone, with stylized lingzhi mushrooms, gray stone with mottled green and russet markings, ht. 3 1/2 in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Two Interlocking Hardstone ItemsTwo Interlocking Hardstone Items

Two Interlocking Hardstone Items, China, 19th century, pale celadon color, surface carved with a parrot and a tiger, the reverse carved with a pattern of seal characters, dia. 2 1/2 in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Amber PendantAmber Pendant

Amber Pendant, China, 20th century, depicting a dragon, lg. 2 in

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Scholar's Rock on Wood StandScholar's Rock on Wood Stand

Scholar's Rock on Wood Stand, China, of tapering form, with a spiraling, perforated structure with numerous openings of varying sizes, gray stone with white veining, ht. 12 3/4 in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Two Hardstone, Possibly Jade Scholar's RocksTwo Hardstone, Possibly Jade...

Two Hardstone, Possibly Jade Scholar's Rocks, China, 20th century, one of vertical form with overall openwork of naturalistic forms in high relief, several bats carved in low relief, the stone of pale celadon and yellowish color with white inclusions; and one of vertical form with overall openwork

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Hardstone BowlHardstone Bowl

Hardstone Bowl, China, upturned bell-shape, olive green stone of various tones with russet inclusions, with wood stand, dia. 6 7/8, ht. 2 3/8 in. Provenance: From the Charlotte Horstmann Collection

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Quartz Carving on Wood StandQuartz Carving on Wood Stand

Quartz Carving on Wood Stand, China, depicting a rooster, a hen, and chicks perched on an openwork basket, stone of semi-translucent gray with golden needle-form inclusions, wood stand carved with grapevines, stone ht. 6 1/4 in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Glass Covered Vase and Glass CupGlass Covered Vase and Glass Cup

Glass Covered Vase and Glass Cup, China, 20th century, a baluster-form vase, with bamboo pattern, the neck flanked by ram-shape handles, four-character Qianlong mark on base, the cover with a knob finial, ht. 5 1/4; and a yi-shape cup, with a phoenix-form loop handle and a flared spout, the body

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Three Hardstone ItemsThree Hardstone Items

Three Hardstone Items, China, a carving of a boy standing on his left foot, a monkey climbing on his arm, pale celadon stone; a circular plaque, pierced and carved with a phoenix on either side, celadon stone with dark inclusions; and an ovoid white stone plaque, one side bearing an inscription, the

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Pale Celadon Jade Wine CupPale Celadon Jade Wine Cup

Pale Celadon Jade Wine Cup, China, 19th century, carved in the form of a peach with a branch as a handle, resting on a carved blossom, on a carved wood stand, wd. 3 1/4 in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Two Hardstone ItemsTwo Hardstone Items

Two Hardstone Items, China, 20th century, an archer's ring, decorated with bead pattern to the exterior, dia. 1 3/8, ht. 1 1/8; and a mandarin duck with incised details, wd. 1 5/8 in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Hardstone TungHardstone Tung

Hardstone Tung, China, 20th century, cylindrical, with vertical grooves at right angles to each of the four corners, stone of dark green color with pale green inclusions, ht. 7 1/2 in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Archaic-style Jade PigArchaic-style Jade Pig

Archaic-style Jade Pig, China, drilled through and strung with two bead stoppers above and below, stone ranging in color from celadon to russet brown, ht. 1 1/8, wd. 1 5/8 in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 26 Feb 2015

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Archaic-style Jade BeadArchaic-style Jade Bead

Archaic-style Jade Bead, China, tubular with incised ring to both ends, drilled for a string, brown to black stone with greenish markings, lg. 1 1/2 in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 26 Feb 2015