The Collector's Auction

Leonard Joel
333 Malvern Road
South Yarra, 3141 Melbourne, Victoria
Australia
[email protected] · +61 (0)3 9826 4333 · +61 (0)3 9826 4544

Date of the auction: 22.06.2021

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♡ A NORTHERN THAI BRONZE FRAGMENTARY BUDDHA HEAD CIRCA 16TH CENTURY Showing a clear Khmer influence to the facial features with prominent nose and lips and with a flaming ushnisha finial, mounted on a wooden base. Height of head 29cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney

Lot #: 1

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A THAI BRONZE STANDING BUDDHA CIRCA 16TH CENTURY Depicted standing with one hand raised in abhaya mudra with remnants of gilding to the rear. Height 29.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $800-1,200 Condition: Some losses to the edges of the robe

Lot #: 2

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GROUP OF THAI FRAGMENTARY SCULPTURES CIRCA 16TH CENTURY Comprising three bronze buddha heads and three ceramic sculptures. (6) Height of largest head 12cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Condition: Each with losses The opinions expressed in

Lot #: 3

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A LARGE THAI SUKHOTHAI STYLE BRONZE FRAGMENTARY BUDDHA HEAD CIRCA 16TH CENTURY With fine facial features and a gentle smile, the hair finely cast as tight curls, the ushnisha finial missing, together with a fitted wooden base. Height of head 27cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere

Lot #: 4

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$2,000

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GROUP OF THAI SAWANKHALOK CERAMICS CIRCA 15TH CENTURY Comprising one bowl, four lidded boxes, four vases and three small sculptures. Diameter of bowl 21cm, Height 6.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Condition: Bowl with a restored section

Lot #: 5

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A LARGE GROUP OF THAI SAWANKHALOK VESSELS CIRCA 15TH CENTURY Of various forms, some with lug handles. (14) Height of largest 8cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $300-500 Condition: Various small chips and losses The opinions expressed in the condition

Lot #: 6

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A PAIR OF THAI "BENCHARONG" CORAL-GROUND BOWLS 19TH CENTURY Decorated in famille rose enamels with shaped reserves containing mythical figures, surrounded by apsaras, the base with a floral design. Diameter 17cm, Height 9cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney

Lot #: 7

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$1,500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ TWO LARGE THAI BLACK-GROUND BUDDHIST "BENCHARONG" COVERED BOWLS 19TH CENTURY Decorated to the exterior with Buddhas and apsaras, surrounded by flames in famille rose enamels. Height of larger 23cm, Diameter 21.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate

Lot #: 8

Estimate: A$1,500 - A$2,500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ EIGHT THAI "BENCHARONG" FOOTED OFFERING DISHES 19TH CENTURY Comprising five dishes with enamel decoration and three in underglaze blue. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Condition: Various small chips and cracks The opinions expressed in the

Lot #: 9

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A SET OF FIVE THAI BLUE-GROUND BUDDHIST "BENCHARONG" COVERED BOWLS 19TH CENTURY Decorated with Buddhas and mythical animals to the exterior in famille rose enamels and gilding. Height 7.5cm, Diameter 11.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $1,000-1,500

Lot #: 10

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$1,500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GROUP OF THAI "BENCHARONG" CERAMICS 19TH CENTURY Comprising three high covered bowls, a jar, a box, a cup and a spoon, all decorated in famille rose enamels. (7) Diameter of largest covered bowl 18.5cm, Height 23cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate

Lot #: 11

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ THREE THAI "BENCHARONG" COVERED BOWLS 19TH CENTURY The largest very finely decorated with Buddhist and mythological figures in famille rose enamels against a black-ground. Diameter of largest 21cm; Height 13cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $500-700

Lot #: 12

Estimate: A$500 - A$700

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ FOUR THAI "BENCHARONG" BOWLS 19TH CENTURY Each decorated with Buddhist figures in famille rose enamels. Diameter of largest 18cm, Height 8.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $600-800 Condition: The largest with small chips to the mouth rim The opinions

Lot #: 13

Estimate: A$600 - A$800

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A THAI SI SATCHANALAI/SAWANKHALOK CELADON VASE CIRCA 15TH CENTURY Of pear shape with incised geometric decoration, covered in an even grey-green celadon glaze. Diameter 20.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $300-500 Absentee bid Telephone bid Bid on

Lot #: 14

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A RARE VIETNAMESE TERRACOTTA FRAGMENTARY BUDDHA HEAD CHAMPA, CIRCA 11TH CENTURY Depicted with elongated facial features and a high ushnisha, together with a fitted wooden base. Height of head 11cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $300-500 Condition: Small

Lot #: 15

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ TWO VIETNAMESE/ANNAMESE LIME POTS CIRCA 15TH CENTURY The larger decorated with scrolling lotus, the smaller in the shape of a puffer fish. Height of larger 6cm, Diameter 8cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $300-500 Condition: The larger pot with a chip

Lot #: 16

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GANDHARAN GREY SCHIST FRAGMENTARY BODHISATTVA HEAD ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY Modelled with an elaborate coiffure. Height 7cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $300-500 Condition: Some wear and small losses The opinions expressed in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ AN INDONESIAN BRONZE SHIP'S SWIVEL CANNON CIRCA 17TH CENTURY Length 67cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $1,000-1,500 Condition: Oxidised verdigris and encrustation The opinions expressed in the condition reports are a guide only and should not be

Lot #: 18

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$1,500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ SIX BURMESE SILVER BOWLS CIRCA EARLY 20TH CENTURY Each with elaborate repousse decoration to exterior. Diameter of largest 21cm, Height 13.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $500-700 Condition: Each with minor wear and tarnishing The opinions expressed

Lot #: 19

Estimate: A$500 - A$700

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GROUP OF BURMESE LACQUER PIECES CIRCA 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Comprising a large tray, three cylindrical boxes and four bowls decorated with red, black and yellow lacquer. Diameter of tray 46cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Condition

Lot #: 20

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A PAIR OF BURMESE BRONZE BIRD FORM FINIALS CIRCA 19TH CENTURY Modelled as standing birds on octagonal plinths, fitted to later wooden stands. Height including stand 38.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $500-700 Condition: No visible faults or damage

Lot #: 21

Estimate: A$500 - A$700

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A BURMESE INLAID LACQUER SUTRA BOOK CIRCA EARLY 20TH CENTURY Decorated to the two covers with scrolling foliage and relief lacquer with inlaid coloured mirror fragments. Height 7cm, Width 40cm, Depth 17.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $300-500

Lot #: 22

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GROUP OF SARAWAK CEREMONIAL BASKETS CIRCA MID 20TH CENTURY Each decorated with geometric and scrolling motifs. Height of largest 37cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Absentee bid Telephone bid Bid on Multiple Lots Bid Live Online Request a

Lot #: 23

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BARBED-FOLIATE DISH HONGZHI (1487-1505) OR ZHENGDE (1505-1521) PERIOD Decorated to the centre with guardian lions chasing brocade balls and with cash motif to the rim. Diameter 21cm, Depth 3.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate

Lot #: 24

Estimate: A$500 - A$700

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE DISH HONGZHI (1487-1505) OR ZHENGDE (1505-1521) PERIOD Decorated with peonies and a garden rock to the centre, with fruits and butterflies to the rim. Diameter 25.5cm, Depth 5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $800-1,200

Lot #: 25

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE TILE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912), 19TH CENTURY Decorated with brocade balls and precious objects, the reverse with remnant strips from the firing. Width 27cm, Height 31.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $1,000-1,500 Condition: No

Lot #: 26

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$1,500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A LARGE CHINESE OCTAGONAL BLUE AND WHITE JARDINIERE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912), 19TH CENTURY Decorated to the exterior with scrolling lotus beneath a ruyi border. Diameter 47cm, Height 44cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $2,000-3,000 Condition: Hole to

Lot #: 27

Estimate: A$2,000 - A$3,000

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASE KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722) Decorated with scrolling lotus to the exterior with a Xuande mark to the base within a double circle. Height 22.5cm, Diameter 9cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $800-1,200 Condition: One chip to

Lot #: 28

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GROUP OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE KITCHENWARES QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) Each decorated with underglaze blue with broadly drawn scrolling foliage. Diameter of largest 29cm, Depth 7cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Condition: One dish with a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE SWATOW BLUE AND WHITE BOWL MING DYNASTY (1368-1644), CIRCA EARLY 17TH CENTURY Decorated with flowers and foliage to the centre and cavetto, with kiln grit to the foot rim. Diameter 27.5cm, Depth 6cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600

Lot #: 30

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE CIRCULAR PLAQUE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912), 19TH CENTURY Decorated with seven guardian lions chasing brocade balls, surrounded by flames. Diameter 47cm, Depth 1cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $1,000-1,500 Condition: One

Lot #: 31

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$1,500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PLAQUE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912), OR REPUBLIC PERIOD (1912-1949) Decorated with a lady riding a horse in a garden surrounded by attendants, together with wooden wall mount. Height 42cm, Width 26cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate

Lot #: 32

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL MING DYNASTY (1368-1644), 15TH CENTURY Decorated to the interior with visvajra motif to the centre, to the exterior with tortoiseshell design. Diameter 15cm, Height 7cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Condition: One

Lot #: 33

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ FOUR CHINESE BLEU DE HUE VESSELS QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) Comprising three dishes and a cup, the largest dish decorated with guardian lions and a four character mark to the reverse, the three dishes bound with a metal rim. Diameter of largest 16.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and

Lot #: 34

Estimate: A$600 - A$800

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GROUP OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE KITCHENWARES QING DYNASTY (1644-1912), 19TH CENTURY Comprising five large bowls, seven dishes and three smaller bowls, each decorated with various designs of flowers and foliage and abstracted arabesques. (14) PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere

Lot #: 35

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A GROUP OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE DISHES MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) Comprising three dishes and two fragments, one dish decorated with a barbed foliate rim and two deer to the centre (Wanli Period), another dish decorated with a phoenix (Jiajing Period), a small swatow dish, two Ming blue and white

Lot #: 36

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ TWO CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE DISHES AND A COVERED BOX MING DYNASTY (1368-1644), AND QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) Comprising a finely decorated dish with two deer (Wanli Period), a dish with scrolling flowers (Qianlong Period), and a swatow box. Diameter of largest 26.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of

Lot #: 37

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ ELEVEN PIECES OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE CERAMICS QING DYNASTY (1644-1912), 19TH CENTURY Comprising four lidded jars, three vases, a censor, a bowl and a box base. Height of largest 24cm, Diameter 20.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Condition

Lot #: 38

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE CHARGER JIAJING PERIOD (1521-1567) Decorated with grapes and foliage against a scrolling ground to the centre and to the rim with flowers and precious emblems. Diameter 44.5cm, Depth 6.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate

Lot #: 39

Estimate: A$4,000 - A$6,000

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER DISH QING DYNASTY (1644-1912), CIRCA LATE 19TH CENTURY With a barbed foliate rim, decorated to the interior with figures in a landscape, the reverse with a four character Qianlong mark. Diameter 22.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney

Lot #: 40

Estimate: A$500 - A$700

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE ENAMEL DECORATED LARGE DISH MING DYNASTY (1368-1644), ZHENGDE OR JIAJING PERIOD Decorated to the interior with fish within a lotus pond to the centre surrounded by scrolling flowers, in red, green and yellow enamels. Diameter 30cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere

Lot #: 41

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE ENAMEL DECORATED DISH MING DYNASTY (1368-1644), ZHENGDE OR JIAJING PERIOD Decorated in red and green enamels with a fish in a lotus pond to the centre and to the rim with scrolling lotus. Diameter 15.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $500-700

Lot #: 42

Estimate: A$500 - A$700

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE SWATOW DISH MING DYNASTY (1368-1644), 17TH CENTURY Decorated in green and red enamel with two phoenix amongst peonies to the centre, kiln grit adhering to the foot rim. Diameter 24.5cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $400-600 Condition

Lot #: 43

Estimate: A$400 - A$600

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ TWO CHINESE ENAMEL CERAMICS MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) Comprising a bowl with red, green and yellow enamel decoration of guardian lions with an underglaze blue mark to the base, and a red and green enamelled box. Diameter of bowl 15cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes

Lot #: 44

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ FIVE CHINESE GE-TYPE JARS QING DYNASTY (1644-1912), CIRCA 18TH CENTURY Each of globular form with a fine stained crackle and brown rims. Height of largest 7cm PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $300-500 Condition: The smallest jar with a chip to the mouth

Lot #: 45

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ TWO CHINESE ALBUMS INCLUDING ONE OF ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $300-500 Absentee bid Telephone bid Bid on Multiple Lots Bid Live Online Request a condition report

Lot #: 46

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE ALBUM OF QI BAISHI WOODBLOCK PRINTS PUBLISHED BY RONG BAO ZHAI STUDIO, BEIJING In leporello format, containing twenty two prints after flower and animal paintings by Qi Baishi (1864-1957). PROVENANCE: The Estate of Professor Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney Estimate $500-700 Absentee bid

Lot #: 47

Estimate: A$500 - A$700

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A CHINESE JADEITE SEAL PENDANT LATE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) The irregular pebble with apple green inclusions carved with a spray of prunus, having an oval panel to base, silk suspension cord, in brocade box. Height 3.8cm PROVENANCE: Property from a deceased estate, Sydney Estimate $1,000-1,500

Lot #: 48

Estimate: A$1,000 - A$1,500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A PAIR OF CHINESE SOAPSTONE SEALS Each cubic matrix surmounted by a seated lion, in brocade box. Height 6.5cm PROVENANCE: Property from a deceased estate, Sydney Estimate $300-500 Absentee bid Telephone bid Bid on Multiple Lots Bid Live Online Request a condition report

Lot #: 49

Estimate: A$300 - A$500

Date: 22 Jun 2021

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♡ A MINIATURE CHINESE TEA DUST GLAZED BALUSTER VASE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) Height 10.3cm PROVENANCE: Chait Galleries New York (label to base) Property from a deceased estate, Sydney Estimate $800-1,200 Absentee bid Telephone bid Bid on Multiple Lots Bid Live Online Request a condition report

Lot #: 50

Estimate: A$800 - A$1,200

Date: 22 Jun 2021