Asian Art - Two Day Sale (Day One)

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Date of the auction: 08.11.2019

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A Chinese copper red bowl,

A Chinese copper red bowl, Qianlong (1736-1795), painted with roundels of phoenix, the interior similarly decorated, six-character Qianlong mark, 14.5cm diameter 清乾隆 釉里红团凤纹碗 《大清乾隆年制》青花篆书款

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese celadon tea bowl,

A Chinese celadon tea bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of lobed form on a circular foot, all under a pale green glaze, the rim repairs with kintsugi, 9.7cm wide 明 青釉花口茶碗

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese jade carving,

A Chinese jade carving, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of a boy grappling with a tiger, the stone of greyish-white and black tone, 6cm high, wood stand (2) 明 玉雕童子戏虎摆件 连木底座

Lot #: 204

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Soten School shakudo tsuba,

A Japanese Soten School shakudo tsuba, Edo Period (1603-1868), 19th century, pierced and carved with the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove, finely chiselled and inlaid in gold, silver, copper and shakudo, signed Goshu Hikone ju, Mogarashi Nyudo Soten sei, 7.6cm high, kiri box (2

Lot #: 214

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Japanese shakudo tsuba,

A Japanese shakudo tsuba, Edo Period (1603-1868), 19th century, pierced and carved with a fox by a river under the moon, the other side with pine trees, dated year of Kanoene with the signature of Iwamoto Koukan (1744-1801), 7.2cm high, and two Japanese fuchi, one with an oni, the other with

Lot #: 215

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese famille verte plate,

A Chinese famille verte plate, Kangxi (1662-1722), of lobed circular form, the centre painted with a qilin in a garden with a phoenix above in the sky, the border painted with flowers in shaped panels, 21.5cm diameter 清康熙 五彩威凤祥麟纹花口盘

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese famille rose plate,

A Chinese famille rose plate, 19th century, of circular form, painted with a boy presenting a jue cup to Fu, Lu, and Shou under a pine tree in a garden, six-character Daoguang mark in red, 25.2cm diameter Provenance: Thomas Torrance (1871-1959), and thence by descent. 清十九世纪 粉彩福禄寿图盘 《大清道光年制》矾红篆书款

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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boeuf bottle vase

A Chinese sang-de-boeuf bottle vase, 19th century, of globular form with a slender neck and onion-shaped mouth on a tall circular foot, covered in a rich strawberry-red glaze thinning to beige at the rim, 37cm high, now fitted as a lamp 清十九世纪 红釉赏瓶

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese famille rose tea bowl,

A Chinese famille rose tea bowl, possibly 18th century, finely potted with steep rounded sides rising from a short foot, painted in bright enamels with the sanduo fruits representing the 'Three Abundances' of longevity, blessings and abundance of sons, including two peaches on a branch surrounded by

Lot #: 75

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese famille rose figure,

A Chinese famille rose figure, Qianlong (1736-1795), of a boy standing on a rectangular plinth, holding a jar in his right hand, 38cm high 清乾隆 粉彩童子立像

Lot #: 87

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese Yixing teapot,

A Chinese Yixing teapot, in the squat form of a chrysanthemum splaying to a flat base, the handle and spout imitating the stem, stamped marks Zhou Haolin zhi to base, the cover similarly decorated with two seals Zhou and Haolin, 14.5cm long (2) For a similar teapot, see Christie's, Hong Kong, 30

Lot #: 90

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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fruit' teapot,

A Chinese Yixing 'hundred-fruit' teapot, early 20th century, the globular body modelled in the form of a pomegranate, on moulded feet in the shape of a lotus seed pod, a walnut and a flower, with further applied nuts and fruits to the shoulder, the spout in the shape of a lotus root, the handle a

Lot #: 91

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese famille rose eggshell bowl,

A Chinese famille rose eggshell bowl, 20th century, of lobed circular form, painted with figures fishing or walking in the snow in a winter landscape, inscribed, dated year of Renshen, signature of Ling Zongzheng (b.1929), Jingdezhen Yishu Cichang Meiyanshi mark to base, 23.7cm diameter 二十世纪 粉彩雪景碗

Lot #: 96

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A pair of Chinese famille rose jardinières and stands,

A pair of Chinese famille rose jardinières and stands, Republic period (1912-1949), each of cylindrical form on an inverted circular foot, painted with a continuous scene of five boys in a garden, all holding objects symbolic of scholarly success and good fortune, two with ruyi sceptres, one

Lot #: 99

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese porcelain brush pot,

A Chinese porcelain brush pot, early 20th century, of cylindrical form, painted with precious objects, the reverse with an inscription and signature of Chu Huanwen, six-character Guangxu mark, 12.5cm high, and a planter, of rectangular form on four bracket feet, painted with a landscape, inscribed

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A pair of Chinese iron red vases,

A pair of Chinese iron red vases, Republic period (1912-1949), each of baluster form, painted with scrolling lotus amongst bats and shou characters above a false gadroon border, 46cm high (2) 民国 矾红缠枝莲纹瓶 一对

Lot #: 108

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese rock crystal snuff bottle,

A Chinese rock crystal snuff bottle, 19th-20th century, of ovoid form, carved with a bird perching on a pine tree, the other side with two birds and two butterflies amongst reeds, 7cm high 十九至二十世纪 水晶雕花鸟图鼻烟壶

Lot #: 159

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Japanese blue and white plate,

A Japanese blue and white plate, 18th-19th century, of lobed circular form, moulded with a scholar kneeling in front of a lady in a garden in low relief, inscribed with a Chinese poem 'Spring Dawn' by the Tang poet Meng Haoran, Fuku mark to base, 21.5cm diameter, inscribed Tomobako 'Spring Dawn' by

Lot #: 205

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A pair of Japanese cloisonné vases,

A pair of Japanese cloisonné vases, Meiji period (1868-1912), each of tapering square form on a short circular foot with a flared mouth, decorated with irises, chrysanthemum and other flowers below a blossoming prunus tree against a black ground, stamped mark Daikichi to base, 18.7cm high, and

Lot #: 211

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Japanese ivory okimono,

A Japanese ivory okimono, Meiji period (1868-1912), of ball form carved with turtles, 5.5cm diameter, and a Chinese ivory counter box, of circular form, the cover carved with figures in a garden, 4cm diameter (2

Lot #: 248

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Three Japanese

Three Japanese netsuke, Meiji period (1868-1912), one of wood in the form of a seated monkey eating a peach, signed Masamichi, 4.5cm high, another wooden example, of a toad next to a gourd, signed Masatsugu, 4.5cm high, and another of nut, carved with a mask, 3cm long (3

Lot #: 250

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese Longquan charger,

A Chinese Longquan charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of lobed circular form incised with scrolling lotus, the well with a diced pattern, 38cm diameter 明 龙泉窑青釉刻花大盘

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese blue and white plate,

A Chinese blue and white plate, Kangxi (1662-1722), of lobed circular form, painted with figures and a horse standing under a willow tree by a river, the border with florets in shaped panels, 27.5cm diameter 清康熙 青花人物故事图花口盘

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese blue and white brush pot,

A Chinese blue and white brush pot, 19th century, of cylindrical form, painted with a literatus standing by a river pointing at a crane in the sky above, inscribed, 12.7cm high 清十九世纪 青花人物故事图笔筒

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese copper red glazed vase,

A Chinese copper red glazed vase, 19th century, of pear-shaped form on a short circular foot, covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of deep crushed oxblood colour falling above the unglazed foot, 40cm high 清十九世纪 红釉胆瓶

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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Two Chinese famille rose punch bowls,

Two Chinese famille rose punch bowls, Qianlong (1736-1795), one painted with figures seated around tables in a garden drinking or reading, 38.4cm diameter, and another, painted with ladies and boys in a garden in shaped panels, 25.8cm diameter (2) 清乾隆 粉彩人物故事图潘趣碗 一组两件

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £150 - £300

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese celadon bowl,

A Chinese celadon bowl, possibly Qianlong (1736-1795), of circular form on a circular foot, covered in a pale green glaze, six-character Qianlong mark, 10.9cm diameter 清乾隆(可能) 青釉碗 《大清乾隆年制》青花篆书款

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese famille rose vase,

A Chinese famille rose vase, 20th century, of cylindrical form, painted with ladies in a garden between a ruyi head and false gadroon borders, the shoulder and the foot with a scrolling lotus border, the neck with millefleurs, inscribed, four-character Qianlong mark, 35cm high 二十世纪 粉彩人物故事图棒槌瓶

Lot #: 104

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese hardwood easel frame,

A Chinese hardwood easel frame, c.1900, of shaped rectangular form, profusely pierced and carved with two dragons chasing a flaming pearl above magpies amongst blossoming prunus, 47 x 41cm Provenance: The Collection of the late David and Sophia Wood; thence by descent. 清约1900年 木制镂雕喜上眉梢纹相框

Lot #: 123

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 8 Nov 2019

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A Chinese blue and white punch bowl,

A Chinese blue and white punch bowl, c.1900, of circular form, painted with dragons amongst peony, 31cm diameter 清约1900年 青花龙穿牡丹纹大碗

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 8 Nov 2019