Asian & Islamic art

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Date of the auction: 02.12.2020

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A Chinese famille noire porcelain cachepot, sides moulded in relief with horse show scenario. Qing circa 1900. H. 19 cm Diam. 21 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection based on two generations' stay in China 1885–1945.
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Lot #: 899-250

Estimate: DKK10,000 - DKK15,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese blue and white brushpot, bitong, painted with river flowing through a mountainous scenery, supported by three low retracted feet. Kangxi 1662–1722. H. 16 cm Diam. 20 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection based on two generations stay in China 1885–1945.
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Lot #: 899-251

Estimate: DKK15,000 - DKK20,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese famille noire baluster porcelain vase, moulded in relief depicting the Eight Immortals crossing the sea, supported by a low foot encircling a recessed base bearing Qianlong sealmark on turqouise ground. Late Qing-Republic period. H. 20 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection based on two

Lot #: 899-252

Estimate: DKK10,000 - DKK15,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A pair of Chinese hongmu tiered picnic boxes, tihe, of rectangular form with three compartments. Each with an overhead handle flanked to the side with ruyi formed flanges, fastened with a brass locking pin. 19th century H. 24 cm L. 35 cm D. 19 cm. (2) Provenance: Danish private collection.
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Lot #: 899-253

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK25,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A rare earthenware Sancai cupstand decorated with the 12 animals of the zodiac: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig. Tang 618–907. Diam. 26 cm. Provenance: Old Danish collection. Collectors mark 646
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Lot #: 899-254

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Buddhist ritual conch horn mounted with filigree all over and bands set with rubies and emeralds, on the front a lapis lazuli figure of Manjushri. 19th-20th century. L. 19 cm.
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Lot #: 899-255

Estimate: DKK25,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A collection of small Chinese bowls and vases, some of Ge-style ware, others decorated in celadon, two with mould-made foliage decoration. Qing, 1644–1912. H. 3,5–14 cm. (8) Provenance: Danish private collection based on two generations' stay in China 1885–1945.
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Lot #: 899-256

Estimate: DKK15,000 - DKK20,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A collection of 12 Chinese soapstones and one wooden seal carved with Foo-dogs, lions, dragons, rams, toad and landscapes, seal faces with signatures or poetry. Qing and Republic period. H. 3–7 cm. (13) Provenance: Danish private collection based on two generations' stay in China 1885–1945

Lot #: 899-257

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese bronze figure of Tara, seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus throne with the hands in dhyana mudra. Her breast adorned with beaded jewellery, and shoulders flanked by lotus flowers adorned with bird and nectar vase. Ming 1368–1644. Weight 3046 g. H. 25 cm. Provenance: Danish private

Lot #: 899-258

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Tibetan gilt bronze figure of lama Tsongkhapa seated in dhyanasana on a double cushion throne covered by two blankets, engraved with flowers and foliage. Right hand in vitarka mudra, the left resting on his lap carrying a lidded jar. His right side flanked by a lotus stem. Sealed bottom, circa

Lot #: 899-259

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK25,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A gilt bronze Amitayus Buddha, seated on a squared throne with cascade cloth falling at the front. The hands holding a now missing kalash. The face with downcast eyes below the high crown with floral ornament. Wearing long flowing robes, earrings and a necklace. Throne bearing inscription on the

Lot #: 899-260

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese Dehua ware laughing Budai seated and holding a sack. Kangxi 1662–1722. H. 19.5 cm. Fitted carved wood stand enclosed. H. 5.5 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection.
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Lot #: 899-261

Estimate: DKK10,000 - DKK15,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese glass snuffbottle, interior painted decoration with the fairy tale Dream of Fox. Inscribed Tang Zichuan. C. 1900. H. 11 cm. Provenance: Engineer Rasmus Black 1871–1937, Sophus Black's elder brother, was employed by the Great Northern Telegraph Company and stationed in China 1898–1917

Lot #: 899-262

Estimate: DKK10,000 - DKK15,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese dark blue horse-hoof-shaped vase decorated with two highly stylized phoenixes, each grasping a ring in its beak. Bottom marked with double circle in blue. Kangxi 1662–1722. H. 20 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection.
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Lot #: 899-263

Estimate: DKK100,000 - DKK150,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese four-compartment porcelain food container, the sides with text in gold. The cover decorated in enamel colours with court scene. Marked Jiaqing 1796–1820 and of the period. H. 21 cm. 12×12 cm. Bought by the owner's father during the Korean War. He was a ship's chaplain at Jutlandia

Lot #: 899-264

Estimate: DKK7,000 - DKK10,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A pair of Chinese famille rose export porcelain tureens in the shape of ducks decorated in enamel colours and gold. Qianlong 1736–1795. L. 16 cm. H. 15 cm. (2) Provenance: Swedish private collection.
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Lot #: 899-265

Estimate: DKK15,000 - DKK20,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese famille rose hexagonal porcelain stand decorated with precious things and design, pierced sides. Qianlong 1736–95. H. 8 cm. W. 25.5 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection.
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Lot #: 899-266

Estimate: DKK10,000 - DKK15,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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Joachim Godske Moltke and Georgine von Buchwaldt six armorial porcelain wavy edge plates decorated in enamel colours and gold with scattered flowers and coat of arms. China 1785. Diam. 25 cm. (6) Made for Prime Minister Joachim Godske Count Moltke (1746–1818) married to Georgine von Buchwaldt

Lot #: 899-267

Estimate: DKK15,000 - DKK20,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese enamelled porcelain dish painted with magpies on blooming branches continued on the reverse. Qianlong six-character mark, but Guangxu period 1875–1908. Diam. 46.5 cm.
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Lot #: 899-268

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese cloisonné enamel cover with meandering lotus blossoms and ruyi edging in red, blue and green on turqouise ground above which an applied open-work gilt-bronze band cast with five-clawed dragons chasing the flaming pearl; an imposing seated lion as a finial. Inside with four-character reign

Lot #: 899-269

Estimate: DKK10,000 - DKK15,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese patinated bronze tripod censer with two handles. Xuande seal mark. And matching bronze stand cast as petals, supported by three low feet. 17th-18th century. Censer weight 1279 g. H. 6 cm Diam. 13 cm. Base weight 707 g. (2) Provenance: Danish private collection based on two generations

Lot #: 899-270

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A pair of Chinese altar pricket gilt bronze and cloisonné candlesticks, each supported on a bell-shaped base, decorated with flowers and foliage on turquoise ground, stem, lower and upper drip pans further embellished with flowers, foliage and ruyi border. Edges and foot rim with gilt á la grecque

Lot #: 899-271

Estimate: DKK200,000 - DKK300,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese porcelain gu beaker vase decorated in blue with design, flowers and precious things in panels. Bottom with a double circle. Kangxi 1662–1722. H. 54 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection.
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Lot #: 899-272

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A large blue and white hu-form vase, moulded in raised relief with taotie masks suspending mock rings at the shoulder, painted with bands of scrolling lotus and foliage. Rear with six-character sealmark of Qianlong, c. 1900. H. 56.5 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection.
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Lot #: 899-273

Estimate: DKK50,000 - DKK75,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A rare Chinese porcelain “Sui Han San You” bowl, decorated in underglaze blue with three various trees, prunus in blossom, pine and bamboo. The trees are bent into the ideogram Fu meaning good fortune or Shou meaning longevity. Interior with pomegranate tree, border with pomegranates and Buddhist

Lot #: 899-274

Estimate: DKK200,000 - DKK300,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese hongmu cupboard on stand carved in relief, the front door inlaid with large porcelain panel decorated in blue with playing dogs. Guangxu 1875–1908, late 19th century. H. 137 cm. W. 74 cm. D. 51 cm. Provenance: The late antique dealer Steen Strømberg, b. 1947- d. 2014.
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Lot #: 899-275

Estimate: DKK20,000 - DKK30,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese silver bowl with applied decoration of flowering prunus, magnolia, calabash fruits, chrysanthemums and birds. Maker's mark presumably Wing Chun, Hong Kong. 19th-20th century. Weight 649 g. Diam. 20.5 cm. H. 10 cm. Carved wood stand incl. Provenance: Engineer Rasmus Black 1871–1937, Sophus

Lot #: 899-276

Estimate: DKK6,000 - DKK8,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese bronze “elephant” censer and cover, bombé-shaped body cast with harness in relief. Handles in shape of raised elephant trunks; supported on three harnessed elephant heads. Pierced cover with foliage, finial forming a caparisoned recumbent elephant carrying a vase. Mark of Tian He Liu Nian

Lot #: 899-277

Estimate: DKK30,000 - DKK50,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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A Chinese four panel hardwood screen, frame carved and pierced with densely scrolling foliage and mounted with 20 porcelain plaques decorated in blue with motifs of Chinese historical and mythological heroes. C. 1900. H. 222 cm. W. 160 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection.
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Lot #: 899-278

Estimate: DKK75,000 - DKK100,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020

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Chinese painter The Emperor's horses in a landscape playing and being fed and watered by servants. Watercolour and ink on silk. Qing, 19th century. 52×273 cm. Provenance: Private Swedish collection. Bought at Svenskt Tenn by owner in 1965.
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Lot #: 899-279

Estimate: DKK15,000 - DKK25,000

Date: 2 Dec 2020