Auction 23.07.1998

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 23.07.1998

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A CHINESE GNARLED ROOTWOOD BRUSHREST

A CHINESE GNARLED ROOTWOOD BRUSHREST OF NATURAL IRREGULAR FORM -- 6¾IN. (17.2CM) LONG, WOOD STAND; AND A COCO-DE-MER CUP CARVED WITH BLOSSOMING PRUNUS AND LOOP HANDLE, METAL LINER -- 2.7/8IN. (7.3CM) WIDE

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A CHINESE BOXWOOD CARVING OF A DUCK

A CHINESE BOXWOOD CARVING OF A DUCK WITH ONE WING OUTSTRETCHED BESIDE LOTUS -- 1¾IN. (4.4CM) WIDE; ANOTHER OF A CROUCHING TOAD -- 1.3/8IN. (3.5CM) WIDE; AND VARIOUS OTHER WOOD AND IVORY CARVINGS OF ANIMALS, NUTS AND A SNUFF BOTTLE -- 2IN. (5.1CM) HIGH, MAX. (15

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A JAPANESE LEATHER TOBACCO POUCH

A JAPANESE LEATHER TOBACCO POUCH COVERED IN FLORAL PRINT COTTON, WITH DRAWSTRING CLOSURE, ATTACHED BEAD OJIME AND IVORY NETSUKE OF A SEATED PUPPY WITH HORN INSET EYES -- 1¼IN. (3.2CM) WIDE

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A JAPANESE BONE MOUNTED TANTO

A JAPANESE BONE MOUNTED TANTO CARVED IN LOW RELIEF WITH FIGURES BEFORE HUTS AND PINE, LATER EUROPEAN SILVER STRAP MOUNTS -- 15¼IN. (38.7CM) LONG OVERALL

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A JAPANESE BRONZE OVOID VASE

A JAPANESE BRONZE OVOID VASE CAST IN LOW RELIEF WITH CARP SWIMMING AMONGST WEED -- 9½IN. (24.1CM) HIGH, (BASE REPLACED). SEE ILLUSTRATION

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A PEKING MULTI COLOUR OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A PEKING MULTI COLOUR OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE ON A MILKY WHITE GROUND, CARVED IN RELIEF WITH BLOSSOMING PEONIES ISSUING FROM ROCKWORK -- 2IN. (5.1CM) HIGH; AND ANOTHER SIMILAR -- 2IN. (5.1CM) HIGH. (2

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A JAPANESE CARVED AND LACQUERED GILTWOOD BUDDHA

A JAPANESE CARVED AND LACQUERED GILTWOOD BUDDHA SEATED WEARING LONG DRAPED ROBES ON DOUBLE LOTUS BASE BEFORE A FLAMING MQADORLA -- 11¼IN (28.6CM) HIGH; AND A LACQUERED AND GILTWOOD CARVING OF A STANDING BUDDHA ON A DOUBLE LOTUS BASE WEARING LONG ROBES BEFORE A RAIDIATING HALO -- 11IN. (27.9CM) HIGH

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A CHINESE JADEITE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

A CHINESE JADEITE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER ON BUDDHISTIC LION SUPPORTS, CARVED TO THE SHOULDER AND COVER WITH FIVE FURTHER SIMILAR LIONS PLAYING WITH RIBBONED BROCADE BALLS -- 6½IN. (16.5CM) HIGH

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A CHINESE GILT BRONZE MODEL OF A STANDING GUANYIN

A CHINESE GILT BRONZE MODEL OF A STANDING GUANYIN WEARING A HEADDRESS AND LONG FLOWING ROBES ON A DOMED LOTUS BASE BEFORE A FLAMING MANDORLA -- 9½IN. (24.1CM) HIGH, (SLIGHT OLD WEAR). SEE ILLUSTRATION

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A CHINESE BRONZE BELT HOOK

A CHINESE BRONZE BELT HOOK OF FACETED FORM WITH STYLISED DRAGON HEAD HOOK, INLAID IN SILVER AND GILT WITH C-SCROLLS AND ARCHAIC MOTIFS -- 8¼IN. (21CM) LONG, WARRING STATES

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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AN IVORY OKIMONO OF A WARRIOR

AN IVORY OKIMONO OF A WARRIOR ON HORSEBACK ABOVE ANOTHER ON FOOT CLUTCHING HIS SWORD ON A ROCKWORK BASE BEFORE A BLOSSOMING TREE -- 5½IN. (14CM) HIGH

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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AN IVORY OKIMONO OF A STANDING BIJIN AND CHILD

AN IVORY OKIMONO OF A STANDING BIJIN AND CHILD EACH WEARING TRADITIONAL LONG DECORATIVE ROBES, THE LADY HOLDING A FLOWERSPRAY AND AN ONI KNEELING ON A RECTANGULAR STAND, THE BOY WITH ANOTHER ONI AND A SWORD, ON AN IRREGULAR SHAPED BASE -- 6½IN. (16.5CM) HIGH, SIGNED ON THE UNDERSIDE . SEE

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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AN OVAL IRON TSUBA

AN OVAL IRON TSUBA PIERCED WITH LEAVES AND BLOSSOM -- 2¾IN. (7CM) HIGH

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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AN IVORY OKIMONO OF A STREET VENDOR

AN IVORY OKIMONO OF A STREET VENDOR WITH A BOY AT HIS SIDE, EACH HOLDING A DARUMA DOLL, ANOTHER SITTING ON A BOX BEFORE THEM -- 9¼IN. (23.5CM) HIGH

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A JAPANESE WOOD SKULL INKWELL

A JAPANESE WOOD SKULL INKWELL AND HINGED COVER WITH SEATED FROG FINIAL OPENING TO REVEAL A GLASS LINER, A BONE SNAKE COILED THROUGH THE EYE SOCKETS -- 3IN. (7.6CM) HIGH

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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SIX INDIAN IVORY ELEPHANTS

SIX INDIAN IVORY ELEPHANTS EACH CARVED STANDING, FIVE WITH TRUNKS RAISED, THE LARGEST -- 3½IN. (8.9CM) LONG. (6

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE TAPERING VASES

A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE TAPERING VASES WITH SHORT EVERTED NECKS, DECORATED IN SILVER AND COPPER INLAY WITH LEAFY BAMBOO STEMS -- 7¼IN. (18.5CM) HIGH, HATTORI MARKS , (OLD WEAR), SEE ILLUSTRATION (2

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A CHINESE RED LACQUERED WOOD COSMETICS BOX

A CHINESE RED LACQUERED WOOD COSMETICS BOX WITH HINGED COVER OPENING TO REVEAL A MIRROR AND SEVERAL FITTED DRAWERS, PAINTED IN GILT WITH FIGURES AT LEISURE IN A FORMAL GARDEN LANDSCAPE, THE SIDES WITH PANELS OF BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES, ON A SHAPED PLINTH BASE -- 12IN. (30.5CM) LONG

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE SECTIONAL KOROS

A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE SECTIONAL KOROS WITH DOMED AND PIERCED COVERS WITH SERPENT AND ROCKWORK FINIALS, APPLIED PINE SPRAY HANDLES, DECORATED IN RELIEF WITH BIRDS AMONGST BLOSSOMING PRUNUS BRANCHES ABOVE SIMILARLY MODELLED PIERCED CIRCULAR BASES -- 23¼IN. (59CM) HIGH. (2

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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AN INDIAN BRONZE MODEL OF A MOUSTACHEOD DEITY

AN INDIAN BRONZE MODEL OF A MOUSTACHEOD DEITY WEARING THE HAIR IN A BUN TO ONE SIDE, WEARING EARRINGS AND SKIRT, HOLDING A TIED BOX WITH BOTH HANDS -- 14¾.IN (37.5CM) HIGH; AND A SMALLER BRONZE OIL LAMP MODELLED AS A STANDING WOMAN ON A CIRCULAR BASE -- 7¾.IN (19.7CM) HIGH. (2

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A JAPANESE BRONZE BALUSTER VASE

A JAPANESE BRONZE BALUSTER VASE WITH SHORT FOOT AND EVERTED NECK, CAST IN HIGH RELIEF WITH A FLOWERING CHRYSANTHEMUM, GILT TRACES -- 12IN. (30.5CM) HIGH

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A PAIR OF GOLD LACQUERED ABUMI

A PAIR OF GOLD LACQUERED ABUMI DECORATED IN HIRAMAKIE AND TAKAMAKIE WITH EGRETS ON GEOMETRIC PATTERN GROUNDS WITH FLORETS -- 11IN. (28CM) LONG; AND A COLLECTION OF VARIOUS IRON STIRRUPS -- 6¼IN. (15.9CM) HIGH, MAX. (A LOT

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A JAPANESE IVORY TUSK SECTION VASE

A JAPANESE IVORY TUSK SECTION VASE CARVED IN HIGH RELIEF WITH THREE TIGERS ATTACKING AN ELEPHANT BENEATH A CLOUD SCROLL COLLAR, THE FLAT COVER SIMILARLY CARVED -- 9IN. (22.8CM) HIGH

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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AN IVORY OKIMONO OF KANNON

AN IVORY OKIMONO OF KANNON WEARING HIGH HEADDRESS AND CELESTIAL SCARF STANDING ON ROCKWORK ABOVE AN ARHAT WITH A BOY ATTENDANT, BOTH HOLDING SCROLLS -- 14IN. (35.6CM) HIGH, STYLISED SEALMARK TO BASE

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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AN IVORY OKIMONO OF A DRAGON BOAT

AN IVORY OKIMONO OF A DRAGON BOAT CONTAINING A PARTY OF FEMALE IMMORTALS AND ATTENDANTS VARIOUSLY HOLDING FANS AND ATTRIBUTES -- 18IN. (45.7CM) LONG, SIGNED ON AN INSET RED LACQUER TABLET , HARDWOOD STAND CARVED AS SWIRLING WAVES

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A BONE ZUSHI

A BONE ZUSHI OF STEPPED AND GRADUATING RECTANGULAR SECTION, THE GALLERIED MID- SECTION WITH HINGED DOORS OPENING TO REVEAL A SEATED DEITY, SURMOUNTED BY A TAPERING ROOF CARVED WITH HO-O AND LOTUS PADS BENEATH LOTUS BUD FINIAL -- 12¾IN. (32.4CM) HIGH

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A CANTON IVORY TUSK SECTION VASE

A CANTON IVORY TUSK SECTION VASE CARVED AND PIERCED WITH COILED DRAGONS AMONGST CLOUD SCROLLS ON A GEOMETRIC PATTERN GROUND -- 9½IN. (24.1CM) HIGH, CARVED AND PIERCED HARDWOOD STAND

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A PAIR OF CANTON IVORY TUSKS

A PAIR OF CANTON IVORY TUSKS CARVED IN HIGH RELIEF WITH FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE -- 9IN. (22.9CM) HIGH, CARVED AND PIERCED WOOD STANDS; AND A CANTON IVORY TUSK SECTION VASE CARVED AND PIERCED WITH COILED DRAGONS AMONGST CLOUD SCROLLS ON A GEOMETRIC PATTERN GROUND -- 3¾IN. (9.5CM) HIGH. (3

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A CHINESE EXPORT LACQUER OCTAGONAL BOX

A CHINESE EXPORT LACQUER OCTAGONAL BOX WITH HINGED AND DOMED COVER, DECORATED IN GILT WITH FIGURES IN GARDEN LANDSCAPES -- 9½IN. (24.1CM) WIDE; ANOTHER SIMILAR -- 9¾IN. (24.8CM) WIDE; A JAPANESE RECTANGULAR BOX AND HINGED COVER LACQUERED AND GILT WITH A BIRD IN FLIGHT -- 7¾IN. (19.7CM) WIDE; AND AN

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1998

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A JAPANESE LACQUERED WOOD MODEL OF A WORKMAN

A JAPANESE LACQUERED WOOD MODEL OF A WORKMAN WEARING A LOIN CLOTH, BALANCED ON A RAFT OF ROUGH SAWN TIMBER, USING A BAMBOO POLE AS A PROP -- 14IN. (35.6CM) HIGH

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Jul 1998