From Chinese archaic bronzes to Indonesian and Vietnamese 20th century painting

Bertolami Fine Arts
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00186 Rom
Italy
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Date of the auction: 16.01.2020

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A BLUE-AND-WHITE PORCELAIN CIRCULAR 'DRAGONS' BOX AND COVER China, 20th century Apocryphal six characters Yongzheng mark to the center of the base. 8,3 cm diameter Provenance: Italian private collection

Lot #: 91

Opening: €200

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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TWO BLUE-AND-WHITE PORCELAIN LEAF-SHAPED TRAYS China, late 18th–early 19th century Both with a landscape decoration with hills, pavilions, trees, rocks and small human figures. 19,9 x 14,2 cm the largest Provenance: Italian private collection

Lot #: 92

Opening: €200

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A BLUE-AND-WHITE PORCELAIN TULIP VASE China, Qing dynasty, 19th century The body made of six vases with rounded shoulders arranged side by side, each with its circular mouth, at the center of the upper side a cylindrical neck surmounted by a lotus-shaped mouth, the decoration on the outside of the

Lot #: 93

Opening: €3,000

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A 'FAMILLE ROSE' 'DRAGON' DISH China, Qing dynasty, 19th century The round dish decorated in the upper face with two dragons flying amidst flowers, this composition surrounded by a garland with flowers and bats, the back of the wall with three sprays of flowers, the decoration painted in polychrome

Lot #: 94

Opening: €400

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAIR OF WUCAI PORCELAIN BALUSTER VASES China, 19th-20th century The rich decoration on both vases – arranged in parallel bands in a specular position and clearly inspired by similar Kangxi period vases - consisting of scenes with Taoist immortals, flowers and children playing. 44,8 cm high each

Lot #: 95

Opening: €2,500

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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AN ARCHAISTIC JADE PENDANT China, 20th century 8,6 x 10,8 cm Provenance: Italian private collection

Lot #: 96

Opening: €200

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A MALACHITE CARVING OF A GROUP WITH FEMALE FIGURES China, 20th century 21,5 cm high Provenance: Italian private collection

Lot #: 97

Opening: €300

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A LAPISLAZULI CARVING OF A GROUP WITH A FEMALE FIGURE China, 20th century 15 cm high Provenance: Italian private collection

Lot #: 98

Opening: €200

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAIR OF SPINACH GREEN JADE PHAESANTS China, first half of the 20th century The two birds both resting on a rock. 18 cm high each Provenance: Bulgari collection (label); Italian private collection

Lot #: 99

Opening: €1,000

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A METAL ARCHAISTIC VASE AND COVER Cina, 19th-20th century 27 cm high Provenance: Italian private collection

Lot #: 100

Opening: €250

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE VASE, FANGHU China, Qing dynasty Square section, on the outside a relief decoration of geometric motifs of archaic taste, to the sides of the body protruding small pyramids, the two handles modeled as fantastic animals, with movable rings. 29,5 cm high Provenance: Italian

Lot #: 101

Opening: €500

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A SILVER INLAID BRONZE BOTTLE VASE China, Qing dynasty, 19th century Pear-shaped with a wide flared mouth, the silver inlaid decoration on the outside with a man on a horse followed by an attendant with a banner. 21,5 cm high Provenance: Italian private collection

Lot #: 102

Opening: €150

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A BRONZE VASE, HU China, Song-Yuan dynasties, 12th-14th century Round base supporting a pear-shaped body, cylindrical neck with two tubular handles, to the exterior a decoration of geometric and stylized animals in archaistic style. 16 cm high Provenance: Giovanni Testori (1923-1993) collection

Lot #: 103

Opening: €200

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE VASE, HU China, Qing dynasty The outside with a relief decoration with archaic taste motifs arranged in parallel horizontal bands and petal-like reserves with a Greek meander ground, taotie masks and stylized dragons facing each other, the two handles moulded as sinuous dragons

Lot #: 104

Opening: €600

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE VASE, HU China, Ming dynasty Circular base, the ovoid body surmounted by a cylindrical neck, to the shoulder two handles in the shape of a stylized bird with movable rings, the relief decoration of geometric motifs taking place on the body on parallel bands, on the neck an

Lot #: 105

Opening: €500

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A GILT BRONZE VAJRAPANI Tibeto-Chinese, 19th-20th century The standing deity with his feet crushing head and feet of a reclining figure, supported by a double lotus flower base, the right arm raised to hold a vajra, the left one at chest level with a bell, the face with a grim expression surmounted

Lot #: 106

Opening: €800

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA Tibet, 19th-20th century The figure sitting on a wooden base, the legs in the dyanasana position, in the right hand a vajra, in the left hand a bell, the head surmounted by an exuberant crown with floral ornaments, wooden base. 24,7 cm high Provenance

Lot #: 107

Opening: €1,000

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAINTED WOOD GUANYIN IN THE GROTTO China, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period, dated to 1804 44 cm high Provenance: Vittorio Bellini (1936-2009) collection

Lot #: 108

Opening: €200

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAINTED WOOD GUANYIN IN THE GROTTO China, Qing dynasty 35 cm high Provenance: Vittorio Bellini (1936-2009) collection

Lot #: 109

Opening: €100

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A WOOD DIGNITARY China, Qing dynasty 26,5 cm high Provenance: Vittorio Bellini (1936-2009) collection

Lot #: 110

Opening: €80

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAINTED WOOD DOOR GOD China, Qing dynasty 38 cm high Provenance: Vittorio Bellini (1936-2009) collection

Lot #: 111

Opening: €150

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAINTED WOOD DEITY ON HORSEBACK China, Qing dynasty 43 cm high Provenance: Vittorio Bellini (1936-2009) collection

Lot #: 112

Opening: €150

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAINTED WOOD GUANYIN China, Qing dynasty 96 cm high Provenance: Vittorio Bellini (1936-2009) collection. The bodhisattva Guanyin (sanskrit Avalokitesvara) is one of the most beloved deities of the entire and very rich Buddhist pantheon, especially in China and Japan. The faithful turn to him in

Lot #: 113

Opening: €4,000

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A LARGE ROOT CARVING OF A GUANYIN China, late Qing dynasty The sculpture is notable for the contrast between the lower part, which shows the natural conformation of a large tree root, and the upper part, which instead presents a fine carving of a bust of Guanyin. 112 cm high Provenienza: Italian

Lot #: 114

Opening: €2,000

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A WOOD AND STONE ARMCHAIR Korea, first half of the 20th century Elegantly moulded, a black-grey-and-white stone panel to the centre of the seat and the backrest. 89 x 100 x 56,3 cm Provenance: an Italian private collection

Lot #: 115

Opening: €300

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID SMALL LOW TABLE-TRAY China, Qing dynasty, 19th century Rectangular section, the tray supported by cabriole legs between which a swirling festoon, on the external surface a delicate decoration with iridescent mother-of-pearl splinters consisting of villages inhabited by

Lot #: 116

Opening: €1,000

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAIR OF STONE 'THEATRE' RELIEFS China, Qing dynasty, 19th century The two architectural elements are both worked on the front in relief with scenes set inside pavilions with figures, probably theater actors. 25 cm diameter each Provenance: Italian private collection. * The present lot is offered

Lot #: 117

Opening: €600

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A PAIR OF STONE RELIEFS China, Qing dynasty, 19th century The two architectural elements are both worked on the front in relief with characters amidst trees. 25 cm diameter each Provenienza: Italian private collection. * The present lot is offered with export license

Lot #: 118

Opening: €600

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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TWO STONE 'MAN AND WOMAN' HEADS China, Qing dynasty, 19th century The two sculptures respectively depict the head of a man with a hat and the head of a woman with a crown with a floral decoration in the center of the head. 24,5 cm the highest Provenance: Italian private collection. * The present lot

Lot #: 119

Opening: €1,500

Date: 16 Jan 2020

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A STONE SCULPTURE OF TWO SEATED BUDDHIST MONKS AND A LOW TABLE China, Qing dynasty The sculpture depicting two Buddhist monks sitting near a low table with a tray with fruit. 27 cm high Provenance: Italian private collection. * The present lot is offered with export license

Lot #: 120

Opening: €1,000

Date: 16 Jan 2020