Fine Chinese Works of Art, Paintings & Calligraphy

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Date of the auction: 22.05.2018

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A CHINESE WHITE JADE FU LU SHOU MOUNTAIN CARVING

A CHINESE WHITE JADE FU LU SHOU MOUNTAIN CARVING 18TH CENTURY With Shoulao leaning on a staff, his attendant offering him a large peach and with a deer to his left, and a bat flying above, with lingzhi and bamboo sprays to the base and a pine tree to the reverse, together with a wood stand, 14.5cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £5,000 - £10,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A FINE CHINESE WHITE JADE CARVING OF LONG MA

A FINE CHINESE WHITE JADE CARVING OF LONG MA 18TH CENTURY Transforming into a qilin and emerging from crashing waves with the bao gua on its back, 9.5cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent. 十八世紀 白玉雕龍馬負圖擺件 來源:J Norman Collie

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER

A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER EARLY QING DYNASTY With a compressed circular body and two chilong clambering over the rim forming handles, all supported on three tapering feet, with a six character mark to the base which reads wu chen Mi Sheng tang zhi, together with a wood cover with a rock

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD 'DRAGON' INCENSE BURNER

A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD 'DRAGON' INCENSE BURNER 17TH/18TH CENTURY The body of compressed circular form cast with two pairs of confronting dragons contesting the sacred pearl of wisdom, with a waisted neck and two loop handles with a foliate design rising from the rim with key fret band, all raised

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE BRONZE CYLINDRICAL INCENSE BURNER

A CHINESE BRONZE CYLINDRICAL INCENSE BURNER 17TH/18TH CENTURY The plain body with two elephant head-shaped handles, raised on a short circular foot, with a six character Xuande mark to the base, 9.6cm, 853g. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A PAIR OF CHINESE CLOISONNE 'BUTTERFLY' VASES

A PAIR OF CHINESE CLOISONNE 'BUTTERFLY' VASES 19TH CENTURY With ovoid bodies and tall necks decorated with butterflies, blossoming prunus branches, chrysanthemum and hibiscus against turquoise grounds, with ruyi-heads to the rims and scrolling foliate bands to the feet, 30cm. (2) Provenance: from

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 22 May 2018

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A RARE CHINESE IMPERIAL CORAL CUP

A RARE CHINESE IMPERIAL CORAL CUP 18TH CENTURY The oval lobed body with a handle, inlaid in coral on a metal base with figures in a landscape between bands of key fret to the rim and foot, the interior with a silver liner and a paper label for the Burlington Fine Arts Club, together with a wood

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER

A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER QING DYNASTY With a compressed circular body cast with six spiralling roundels, with a recessed rim and two loop handles rising from the shoulder, all supported on three tall legs capped with masks, 19.5cm, 2kg. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 22 May 2018

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A RARE CHINESE IMPERIAL BLUE-GROUND ZHADOU

A RARE CHINESE IMPERIAL BLUE-GROUND ZHADOU SIX CHARACTER YONGZHENG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1723-35 With a wide flared rim, decorated with an even dark blue glaze, the interior white, all raised on a short flared foot, 12.5cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE BAMBOO BITONG

A CHINESE BAMBOO BITONG 18TH CENTURY Carved with four scholars in a boat travelling down a mountain river amongst pine trees, the rim and base with hardwood mounts, 16cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent. Cf. L C S Tam, Chinese

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND RED 'THREE FRIENDS OF WINTER' VASE

A CHINESE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND RED 'THREE FRIENDS OF WINTER' VASE KANGXI 1662-1722 With an ovoid body carved with bamboo, prunus and pine picked out in underglaze red, blue and celadon, 21cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A SMALL CHINESE COPPER-RED MEIPING

A SMALL CHINESE COPPER-RED MEIPING YONGZHENG 1723-35 Decorated with an even glaze draining from a white rim, a paper label for Bluett & Sons, London to the base, 17.5cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE JAR

A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE JAR 19TH CENTURY Painted with shaped panels of birds and blossoms against a blue powder ground, together with a reticulated wood cover and stand, 20.5cm. (3) Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE SPINACH-GREEN JADE VASE

A CHINESE SPINACH-GREEN JADE VASE 18TH CENTURY With a slender neck and a cylindrical body carved with panels containing stylised lotus flowerheads, all raised on a short circular flared foot, 13cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISH

A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISH SIX CHARACTER XIANFENG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1851-61 Painted to the centre with stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage, the rim and reverse mirroring the design, 15.4cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE MODEL OF AN ARCHAISTIC BLADE

A CHINESE PALE CELADON JADE MODEL OF AN ARCHAISTIC BLADE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of triangular form with a taotie mask to the centre and a lion dog finial, together with a small cup carved in the shape of a blossom, 6.2cm. (2) Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE WHITE JADE 'LOTUS' SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHINESE WHITE JADE 'LOTUS' SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY With a tapering body carved in shallow relief with stylised lotus flowerheads and foliage, 6.5cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHINESE AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY With a flattened circular body with lion mask handles to the sides, raised on an oval foot, the amber of dark syrup colour with light yellow mottling, 7.5cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE RED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHINESE RED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY With a flattened circular body and lion mask handles to the sides, raised on an oval foot, 6.5cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHINESE AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY With a flattened body carved in a dark amber of even colour with stylised lion mask handles to the sides, raised on an oval foot, 8cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE RED-OVERLAY GLASS 'CARP' SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHINESE RED-OVERLAY GLASS 'CARP' SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY With a flattened circular body carved through the red overlay to a clear bubble-suffused ground with two carp amidst aquatic plants, raised on an oval foot, 6.2cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £500 - £1,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE CORAL SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHINESE CORAL SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH CENTURY Carved with lilies, hyacinths and bell flowers in shallow relief, with an inlaid Japanese ivory stopper with Shibayama-style insects and an ivory base with a signature, 6.1cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 22 May 2018

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THREE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES

THREE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH CENTURY One agate with a flattened circular body, the stone with black and brown markings, another in blue glass, the third amber with lion head-shaped handles, 5.8cm. (3) Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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TWO CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLES

TWO CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH CENTURY The larger carved of translucent crystal with two oval panels with Shoulao and an assistant and with blossoming prunus, the sides with lion mask handles, the other bottle of smoky crystal carved with a horse beside a willow tree, 7cm. (2

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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FIVE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES

FIVE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH CENTURY Two ceramic, one plain green, one moulded with figures, two agate, one with a lion dog, the other with a fisherman and a tiger, the fifth in cinnabar lacquer with figures in sampans and pavilions, 8.5cm. (5) Provenance: from the collection of Professor J

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE YELLOW AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHINESE YELLOW AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY With a flattened ovoid body carved in a honey yellow amber with panels with figures, trees and birds, 7.3cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and thence by descent

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A CHINESE GLASS 'CRICKET' SNUFF BOTTLE SIMULATING AGATE

A CHINESE GLASS 'CRICKET' SNUFF BOTTLE SIMULATING AGATE 19TH CENTURY With a flattened ovoid body of buff colour decorated with a green overlay design of a cricket and two radishes with rockwork in the background, 7cm. Provenance: from the collection of Professor J Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942) and

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A FINE CHINESE RED-OVERLAY GLASS 'PAVILION' SNUFF BOTTLE

A FINE CHINESE RED-OVERLAY GLASS 'PAVILION' SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH CENTURY The pear-shaped body carved through the dark red overlay to a clear bubble-suffused ground with the sun, a three legged toad, rocks and a walled city emerging from crashing waves, a crane in flight holding a scroll in its beak and

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SAKYAMUNI

A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SAKYAMUNI 15TH CENTURY Seated in vajraparyankasana on a double lotus base with his right hand in bhumisparsha mudra and his left in dhyana mudra, dressed in monk's robes partially draped over his right shoulder, the base sealed with a four-pointed vajra, 9cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 22 May 2018

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A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF THE THIRD DALAI LAMA

A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF THE THIRD DALAI LAMA 15TH/16TH CENTURY Sitting in vajraparyankasanaon a double lotus throne with a vajra emblem to the front, touching the ground with his right hand, the left resting on his knees, wearing monk's robes, his head shaved with traces of cold painted

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 May 2018