The Holiday Auction Auction

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02116 Boston, MA
United States
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Date of the auction: 18.12.2014

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Chinese Oxblood-glazed VaseChinese Oxblood-glazed Vase

Chinese Oxblood-glazed Vase, 19th/20th century, baluster form, (damage and old repairs to rim), ht. 8 in

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Soapstone SealSoapstone Seal

Soapstone Seal, China, 20th century, depicting a mythical beast, ht. 2 3/8 in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Wool Floral Hooked RugWool Floral Hooked Rug

Wool Floral Hooked Rug, America, early 20th century, rectangular, the central oval reserve hooked with an assortment of blossoms and leaves in a gray/blue rectangle, with more blossoms on either end, on a field of multicolored rectangular tile-shaped segments, (repairs), 39 x 60 in

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Carved Ivory FigureCarved Ivory Figure

Carved Ivory Figure, China, 19th century, the male figure in traditional dress, holding an item in his left hand, ht. 7 in

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Altar TableAltar Table

Altar Table, China, 20th century, the rectangular top above shaped apron with humpback rails, supported on four slightly outward curving legs, 32 x 19 3/4 x 41 3/4 in

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Two Enameled Ceramic ItemsTwo Enameled Ceramic Items

Two Enameled Ceramic Items, China, a famille rose covered soap box decorated with flowers and a butterfly; and a deep doucai export bowl (repaired) decorated with two landscapes in polychrome enamels in two floral panels and floral band in underglaze blue to the interior rim, ht. to 4 1/2, dia. to

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Export Corner CabinetExport Corner Cabinet

Export Corner Cabinet, China, 20th century, one drawer over a shelved compartment, supported by three ball feet, the front carved with figures at leisure in garden settings, flanked by fish and clouds, lockable, with key, 39 x 19 1/2 x 28 in

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Hardwood BoxHardwood Box

Hardwood Box, China, 20th century, rectangular, the cover and sides carved with a wan symbol embedded within a fret design, top with the studio name Yi Lin Xian inlaid with hardstone, lg. 13 3/4 in

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Stone MountainStone Mountain

Stone Mountain, China, irregular pebble shape, carved on one side with a pair of tigers prowling beneath a pine tree, green stone with russet inclusions, lg. 9 in

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Black-glazed Miniature Jar and a Green-glazed BowlBlack-glazed Miniature...

Black-glazed Miniature Jar and a Green-glazed Bowl, China, jar with globular body and straight neck, unglazed straight foot, and ground mouth rim, the black glaze with brown speckles and fine crazing, bowl with softly rounded wall and unglazed foot, the interior is round without a noticeable well

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$50 - US$100

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock PrintHiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Print

Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Print, Japan, "Futagawa," the 34th of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road, 1853, oban tate-e, framed and glazed

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Archaic-style Bronze Wine JarArchaic-style Bronze Wine Jar

Archaic-style Bronze Wine Jar, China, bulbous body resting on a short foot, with chilong handles and suspended rings, ht. 10 1/2 in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Red-lacquered Chinese Double-pedestal DeskRed-lacquered Chinese...

Red-lacquered Chinese Double-pedestal Desk, the paneled top with inset figural scene with hardstone and mother-of-pearl accents in relief, bordered by dragons and foliate motifs, over six drawers and a hinged cupboard door, ht. 33 1/4, wd. 48 1/4, dp. 23 3/4 in

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Two Glass Snuff BottlesTwo Glass Snuff Bottles

Two Glass Snuff Bottles, a pebble-shape red bottle with blue stone stopper; and a fish-shape white jade color stone bottle with apple green stopper, ht. to 2 3/4 in

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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English Carved Oak ArmchairEnglish Carved Oak Armchair

English Carved Oak Armchair, allover decoration of various chip-carved motifs, with shell crest and portrait roundel to back, outswept armrests, and turned legs joined by stretchers, seat ht. 17 1/8 in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Ivory NetsukeIvory Netsuke

Ivory Netsuke, Japan, 20th century, in the form of a man carrying a staff, with a bird perched on the stacks of firewood on his back, mark on base, ht. 1 3/4 in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Plain White-glazed Dish and Ding BowlPlain White-glazed Dish and Ding Bowl

Plain White-glazed Dish and Ding Bowl, China, 16th century or later, dish with gradually flared wall and slightly flared rim, grayish white glaze with blue tint, unglazed well and foot, white clay with some oxidized red freckles, brushed character mark, guo (state) to hollowed-out base, conical bowl

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Six Chinese Silk Embroidery FragmentsSix Chinese Silk Embroidery Fragments

Six Chinese Silk Embroidery Fragments, Qing Dynasty, including a panel embroidered in "Forbidden Stitch" depicting the "Eight Buddhist Treasures," an embroidery of a standing crane, and an embroidered landscape panel, lg. to 50 in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Two Ivory OkimonosTwo Ivory Okimonos

Two Ivory Okimonos, Asia, 19th/20th century, one depicting two monkeys dancing and holding flags, glazed in transparent enamel, unsigned, ht. 3 7/8; the other depicting a Mughal emperor standing on a pedestal, unsigned, ht. 5 1/4 in

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Ten Stools and a Clock ShelfTen Stools and a Clock Shelf

Ten Stools and a Clock Shelf, 19th and 20th century, including needlepoint-upholstered and one floral-carved and upholstered Rococo Revival stools, and a Bittner clock shelf

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Kutani Covered JarKutani Covered Jar

Kutani Covered Jar, Japan, drum-shape, decorated with bird and flower designs in shaped panels against a persimmon ground with gilt floral motifs, the cover with a twisted knot knob, "Kutani" mark on base, ht. 6 1/4 in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Four George III Oak Dining Chairs and a Black-painted Ladder-back...

Four George III Oak Dining Chairs and a Black-painted Ladder-back Armrocker, early 19th century, one armchair and three side chairs, each with a rectangular back with a tapering foliate-topped splat flanked by slender reeded splats, an upholstered seat, and rectangular legs joined by two stretchers

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$250 - US$400

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Two Carved NetsukesTwo Carved Netsukes

Two Carved Netsukes, a Shoulao with a turtle, incised details in colors, signed to base; and a boy reclined holding a woman's mask, signed to base, ht. to 1 1/4 in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Group of Metal and Stone ItemsGroup of Metal and Stone Items

Group of Metal and Stone Items, China and Japan, 19th/20th century, two pairs of mixed-metal vases, a bronze censer, a brass tray, a bronze vase, a ceramic lion, a pottery scarab, and a stone seal, ht. to 8; lg. to 22 in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Three Floral RugsThree Floral Rugs

Three Floral Rugs, 19th and 20th century, two hooked rugs with floral motifs and a handwoven Victorian hearth rug depicting scrolled foliage and an urn of flowers, lg. to 75, wd. to 31 in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$50 - US$100

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Embroidered and Stuffed Folk Art Mat and a Mounted Penny RugEmbroidered and...

Embroidered and Stuffed Folk Art Mat and a Mounted Penny Rug, America, early 20th century, the mat comprised of felt sections applied to a cloth backing, many of the sections with stuffed figures of animals and birds, mounted in a modern Lucite frame, 24 x 33 in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$450 - US$700

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Three Wood CarvingsThree Wood Carvings

Three Wood Carvings, China, 19th/20th century, a standing figure of a luohan, a luohan riding on a horse, and one depicting two figures embracing, ht. to 19 in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$100 - US$125

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Federal-style Cherry Drop-leaf Table and a One-drawer ChestFederal-style...

Federal-style Cherry Drop-leaf Table and a One-drawer Chest, table by Winemiller's Custom-Built Furniture, Coldwater, Michigan, ht. to 28, leaves down wd. 27 1/2, leaves up wd. 70, dp. to 44 3/4 in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Sixteen Miniature Metal ItemsSixteen Miniature Metal Items

Sixteen Miniature Metal Items, two pewter wine jars with five pewter cups, signed to base; five square and three rectangular enameled metal plates, decorated with floral design; and a hinged metal box with repousse bird design, box ht. 4 1/2, wd. 3 3/4 in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 18 Dec 2014

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Federal-style Inlaid Mahogany Liquor Cabinet and Thirty-three Colorless...

Federal-style Inlaid Mahogany Liquor Cabinet and Thirty-three Colorless Glasses, ht. 36, wd. 24 1/4, dp. 16 1/4 in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 18 Dec 2014