Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Date of the auction: 11.11.2019

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An unusual Chinese blue and white 'Cockerel' censer and cover

An unusual Chinese blue and white 'Cockerel' censer and cover , Ming Dynasty, Tianqi or Chongzhen period (1621-1643), modelled in the form of a standing cockerel on a reticulated mound, the detachable head turned to its left, 17.2cm high, Japanese wood box Provenance: Bought by Colonel W. R. Hodgson

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese blue and white jar and cover

A Chinese blue and white jar and cover , Ming Dynasty, 16th century, potted with gently curving rounded sides, painted with six roundels enclosing peony, camellia, lotus, chrysanthemum and pomegranate, decorated on the shoulder with a band of ruyi heads and and a band of petal lappets above the

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese blue and white moulded 'Three Friends of Winter' dish

A Chinese blue and white moulded 'Three Friends of Winter' dish , Ming Dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620), decorated on the interior medallion with bamboos, pine and plum trees, from which radiate rows of moulded lotus petals with alternating swastika symbols, 29.1cm diameter, Japanese wood box

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese blue and white 'Eighteen Scholars' stem cup

A Chinese blue and white 'Eighteen Scholars' stem cup, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century, the hollow high foot rising to a rounded bowl and a slightly flared rim, the exterior decorated in cobalt blue with a continuous scene depicting a gathering of eighteen scholars, all above petal lappets

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese Qingbai cup and stand

A Chinese Qingbai cup and stand, Song Dynasty (1127-1279), the thinly potted cup with narrow ribs rising to the slightly petal-lobed rim, the stand raised on a spreading pedestal foot and with a platform in the centre, both covered overall with a transparent pale blue glaze, the stand 13cm diameter

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese Longquan celadon drum-shaped tripod censer

A Chinese Longquan celadon drum-shaped tripod censer , Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), raised on three feet, molded with two rows of drum-nail bosses encircling the bulbous body, covered with an attractive green glaze of even tone, 18.8cm diameter, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Bought by Colonel W. R

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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An unusual Ge-type bowl

An unusual Ge-type bowl , of deep rounded form with flared rim, with an attractive greenish-grey glaze suffused with dark grey crackle joined by faint gold crackle, Chinese or Japanese, unknown date, 11.6cm wide x 6.5cm high, wood box Provenance: Bought by Colonel W. R. Hodgson in Tokyo in the early

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £300 - £600

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese large purple-splashed ‘Jun’ bowl

A Chinese large purple-splashed Jun bowl, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), with steep rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, applied overall with a lavender-blue glaze stopping above the foot to reveal the dark brown body, the interior with a small purple splash to one side, 18.5cm diameter

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £500 - £1,000

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A small Longquan celadon ribbed jar

A small Longquan celadon ribbed jar , Yuan or Ming Dynasty, the ribbed broad baluster body rising from a recessed base to a short straight neck, covered overall in celadon-green glaze, 6.5cm high, carved hardwood cover and fitted hardwood box, Japanese wood box Compare with a similar ribbed jar sold

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Korean incised celadon 'Lotus' stem cup and stand

A Korean incised celadon 'Lotus' stem cup and stand, Goryeo Dynasty, 13th century, the conical cup deep and fluted on a tapered, fluted foot to recall a blossom, incised with foliage to the eight panels, lobed base incised with flower heads with raised cup support modelled with leaves around a

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese carved ‘Lotus’ bowl

A Chinese carved Lotus bowl, Song Dynasty, freely carved to the interior with a combed and carved leafy lotus scrolls, the exterior decorated with carved lotus petals, applied overall with a glossy ice-blue glaze, 14.9cm diameter, Japanese wood box; a Qingbai Chrysanthemum cosmetic box and cover

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A rare Chinese yellow glazed dish with stylised floral designs

A rare Chinese yellow glazed dish with stylised floral designs, mid 17th century, the low tapering foot ring, covered inside and out with a rich 'egg-yolk' yellow glaze, the interior incised with floral foliage, 19.8cm diameter, Japanese wood box Provenance: Bought by Colonel W. R. Hodgson in Tokyo

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A good Chinese Longquan celadon vase

A good Chinese Longquan celadon vase, Southern Song Dynasty, 13th century, with an attractive bluish-green kinuta -type glaze, the globular body rising from a tapered foot to a tall neck and everted dished rim, 14.8cm high, fitted hardwood base, with Japanese wood box Provenance: Bought by Colonel

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese Robin's egg-glazed vase

A Chinese Robin's egg-glazed vase , Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century, the body of ovoid shape surmounted by a tall waisted neck, 12.5cm high; and a green crackle-glazed bottle vase , Qing Dynasty, 19th century, 12.5cm high, both with Japanese wood boxes (2) Provenance: Bought by Colonel W. R. Hodgson

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese celadon 'Dragon and Pheonix' vase

A Chinese celadon 'Dragon and Pheonix' vase , Yongzheng six-character mark, the cylindrical body supported on a slightly splayed base, the body delicately carved in relief with chilong confronting soaring phoenixes amid scrolling clouds, covered overall with a pale celadon glaze, the base with a

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A small Korean slip-decorated celadon-glazed box and cover

A small Korean slip-decorated celadon-glazed box and cover , Goryeo Dynasty, 13th century, circular form, the cover is inlaid with a floral slip design on a celadon ground, and the base inlaid with a stylised border, 8cm diameter, Japanese wood box Provenance: Bought by Colonel W. R. Hodgson in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A set of four Chinese gouache paintings

A set of four Chinese gouache paintings , circa 1850, Guangdong region, well painted with barges and boats, on paper, approximately 25cm x 38cm, framed (4) 约清1850年 外销画一组四件

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese export painting

A Chinese export painting, early 19th century, oil on canvas, depicting a lady seated at an open window adjusting her headdress before an oval table clock with her maid, a high ranking Manchu nobleman wearing an imperial-yellow jacket, watching them in a screened room to the side, gilt and lacquered

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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Two Chinese Ningxia 'Five Dragons' meditation mats

Two Chinese Ningxia 'Five Dragons' meditation mats, 19th century, comprising one mat with one dragon full faced and four side facing on an apricot field, 75cm x 75cm, and another slightly bigger mat with similar patterns on an ochre ground, 80cm x 80cm (2) Compare with a similar mat sold at

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese Ningxia ‘Dragon’ rug

A Chinese Ningxia Dragon rug , late 19th century, the orange field with a spiralling dragon and auspicious symbols above cloud forms, 128cm long x 63cm wide 清19世纪 栽绒宁夏红地龙纹毯

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A large collection of approximately 330 auction catalogues

A large collection of approximately 330 auction catalogues , including Koller auction 4th June 2019 with bronze censer, Polly auction 'Si Yue Tang collection', Sotheby's New York 'Junkun collection', Sotheby's HK 'Tianminlou Collection', Sotheby's HK 'Sir Quo Wei Lee collection', and many Sotheby's

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese eight-fold painted screen

A Chinese eight-fold painted screen, Qing Dynasty, oil on canvas stretched on wood frame, depicting figures in a garden setting with pavilions representing the gateway to heaven and the gateway to hell, within key fret band bordered with precious objects and dragons, each panel 199cm high x 40cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A pair of Chinese Jumu Cabinets

A pair of Chinese Jumu Cabinets, Qing Dynasty, the doors carved with two pairs of stylised lotus and foliate carved doors, 211cm high x 50cm deep x 107cm wide (2) Provenance: From a private collection purchased at Comptoir de la Main d'Or , Paris, August 21st, 1999 and described on the receipt as

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese hardwood 'Luohan' couch-bed

A Chinese hardwood 'Luohan' couch-bed , Qing Dynasty, possibly tieli wood, carved with dragons roundels, the whole raised on inward curved legs, 196cm long x 73cm high x 83cm wide Provenance: From a private collection purchased at Comptoir de la Main d'Or , Paris, 8th November 2000 and described on

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese pale yellow wool rug

A Chinese pale yellow wool rug , 19th century, Qing Dynasty, with 'Shou' symbols, 290cm x 245cm Provenance: Private Collection purchased, Illulian , Milan, June 2001 清 寿字纹北京毯 拍品来源:意大利私人收藏,2001年购自米兰

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese 'Peking' wool 'Dragon' rug

A Chinese 'Peking' wool 'Dragon' rug , 185cm x 120 cm; a Chinese 'Peking' wool runner, with lotus and spandrel field, 285cm x 75cm and three similar Chinese Peking wool rugs , 172 x 92cm (5) Provenance: All from a private collection and the runner purchased from Sandra Whitman, San Francisco, in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A pair of Chinese hardwood horseshoe-back armchairs

A pair of Chinese hardwood horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing Dynasty, the arched crest rail comprised of five segments ending in outward scrolling hand grips, the back post flanking a curved central splat, 98cm high x 62cm wide x 45cm deep (2) Provenance: From a private collection purchased at

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A large square hardwood kang table

A large square hardwood kang table, circa 1900, the moulded edge tapering to a beaded lower edge over a short recessed waist, set above an arched and cusped apron, supported on cabriole legs, 114xm square x 45cm high Provenance: From a private collection probably purchased at Comptoir de la Main

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A pair of Chinese hardwood bedside tables

A pair of Chinese hardwood bedside tables, early 20th century, with single central drawer, 82cm high x 51cm wide x 38cm deep Provenance: From a private collection purchased in Paris, circa 2000. 晚清 硬木小柜一对

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 11 Nov 2019

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A Chinese hardwood pedestal desk

A Chinese hardwood pedestal desk, early 20th century, with three drawers above two drawers on each pedestal and with lattice bases, 155cm wide x 75cm deep x 82cm high Provenance: From a private collection purchased at Comptoir de la Main d'Or , Paris, 18th September 2001 and described on the receipt

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 11 Nov 2019