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2056 THREE EXCEPTIONAL CHINA TRADE PAINTINGS

Group of three China Export scenes. Gouache on silk laid paper. Showing intricately decorated courtyard and interior scenes of pavilions, temples, with group of female and male personages and attendants, men in a courtyard setting smoking and enjoying a game, all shown at leisure activities, making offerings or visiting. The interior and exterior architectural and design motifs, the figures and their faces, the plants and trees are all rendered in great detail.

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1950s.

Measurements: without frame, approximately 15" high x 21" wide.

Price: SOLD.

 

7038 ARCHITECTURAL CARVING OF VISHNU ON GARUDA

Red sandstone carving, probably of a door post, showing Vishnu on his vehicle the Garuda. The piece, originating from what is today Thailand, dates from the time the Khmer empire extended into Thailand with its capital at Lopburi. Approximately 13th century.

Provenance: Acquired 1968/1971 from a Thai collection.

Measurements: H 30".

Price: SOLD.

7054 - CHINESE REVERSE GLASS PAINTING

This is an allegorical scene of protective deities shown together with a young woman with servants arriving at her home. Similar paintings were made for export and were often made in workshops in and around Canton/Guangzhou. The scene is different in that it is of an atypical Chinese subject matter as far as reverse glass paintings are concerned - an allegorical scene rather than of a beautiful woman or of a landscape. With old frame.

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1970s.

Price: SOLD.

7041 - SANDSTONE HEAD OF BUDDHA

A very finely carved and large Buddha head, Ayudhya style and period (1351-1767).

Provenance: Acquired 1968/1971 from a well known Thai collection.

Measurements: H 16".

Price: SOLD.

7012 - JAPANESE PORCELAIN STUDIO VASE

Elegant porcelain vase painted with goldfish among seaweed in pale pink, green and gold; the vase with wide body and incised mark of Seifu (Seifu Yohei III 1851-1914) on base. Early 20th century.

Provenance: Acquired prior to 1949 in Asia. Inquire about detailed provenance.

Price: SOLD.

7021 - ONE LARGE CHINESE CELADON FOLIATED PLATE

This heavily potted plate with barbed rim, and interior with incised floral design. Burnt red firing ring on base. Qing Dynasty. 

Provenance: Acquired prior to 1949 in Asia. Inquire about detailed provenance.

Measurements: H 2.5”, D 12.5”

Price: SOLD.

5064 - PAIR OF BURMESE TEMPLE CARVINGS

Pair of Burmese gilt and lacquered architectural wood carvings representing a "pyinsa rupa" - a combination of five animals -elephant, lion, buffalo, carp and hinthar. Mandalay style. The piece is studded with mica and colored glass pieces. Late 19th/early 20th century.

Measurements: H 32", W 14".

Provenance: Private Collection.

Price: SOLD.

5095 - CHINESE INK AND COLOR ON PAPER LANDSCAPE SCROLL WITH CALLIGRAPHY

Mountain, lake and pine tree landscape with waterfall and hut nestled in pine grove, with extensive calligraphy describing the scenery. Signature of Jian Yi.

Condition: Scroll is torn, fair condition.

Provenance: Acquired prior to the 1930's.

Measurements: Scroll: 58 "x 15". Painting: 27" x 10"

Price: SOLD.

4059 - THAI BRONZE BUDDHA

Thai Dvaravati style bronze Buddha, in vitarka mudra gesture/ teaching and giving instruction. Early 20th century according to provenance information.

Measurements: H 7 3/4".

Provenance: Private Collection.

Price: SOLD.

5087 - PAIR OF AMERICAN GIRANDOLES

Pair of pressed glass two-flame girandoles. Early 20th century.

Measurements: H 23", W 14 1/2".

Price: SOLD.

5103 - CHINESE COLOR PIGMENT ON PAPER SCROLL PAINTING

Showing a large parrot perched on flowering cherry tree, signed and sealed Lu Zong Gu. The scroll was exhibited at the Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna in the 1930's. This scroll looks much more vibrant than the photo conveys.

Provenance: Privat collection. Acquired prior to 1939 in China.

Measurements: 109" x 28".

Price: SOLD.

5025 - MANTEL GARNITURE OF PORCELAIN VASES WITH TWO FLOWER CONTAINERS

Finely decorated pair of trumpet shape vases together with flower containers in Imari style and colors, in coral red, blue and white, with mark on base, probably dating from the first half of the 20th century.

Measurements: Vases: H 12 1/8", D at top: 6". Flower containers: H 5 1/2", 5 1/2" square.

Price: SOLD.

5133 - GILT AND LACQUERED BURMESE BUDDHA

Traditional Mandalay-style Buddha standing on a lotus throne, with porcelain eyes, with the right hand holding a lotus bud; embellished with mica and colored glass. Approximately mid-twentieth Century. Fine condition.

Measurements: Stands 40" high.

Provenance: Acquired in the 1960s.

Price: SOLD.

5123 - CHINESE HORIZONTAL COLOR ON PAPER SCROLL OF "FIVE DRAGON COLTS"

This scroll measures 24 feet long, 12" wide; the horse paintings measure approximately 80" long.

Provenance: Acquired in China prior to 1924.

Each horse is shown with a groom and a "story" about the horse written by Kao Yi, Chochow, Hopei. I have translations for four of the stories.

Price: SOLD.

 

5119 - LARGE ROUND CHINESE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DISH

The dish or basin is on a cylindrical foot ring. The center interior is decorated with four-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, with a green phoenix swooping down amid clouds, all on a turquoise ground of cloud swirls and flames; encircled by a band of scrolling lotus, and a band of flower/blossom scrolls on broad everted rim. The exterior is with a central rosette of seven lotus surrounded by lotus and floral scroll borders.

Dated to 16th/17th century of the Ming period.

Condition: The piece has some loss to enamels as can be seen on the detail photos.

Provenance: Acquired by owner in the early 1960's.

Measurements: Diameter 17 1/2". Depth 2 1/2".

Price: SOLD.

7002 - Chinese Pale Celadon Jade One-part Belt Buckle

Finely carved with dragon head, flower vase and lingxi motifs. 19th century. Fine condition.

Measurements: L 2 1/2", W 2".

Provenance: Private Collection, acquired 1945/46.

Price: SOLD.

7004 - Fine Chinese Pale Celadon Two - Part Jade Belt Buckle

Very well carved with bat, fingered citron or Buddha's hand, peach and lichee nut; with dragon head clasp. 19th century. Fine condition.

Measurements: L 3 1/2"; W 1 1/2".

Provenance: Private Collection, acquired 1945/46.

Price: SOLD.

4060 - Thai Bronze Buddha Statue

Thai gilt bronze Buddha, Ratanakosin period, 18th/19th century, the Buddha depicted in "Calming The Ocean" mudra. Both hands repaired at wrist, spire missing but very fine casting.

Measurements: H 15"; teak wood base H 3 1/2".

Provenance: The piece is said to have been owned by a member of the early Chakri dynasty - late 18th century.

Price: SOLD

5020 - Chinese Oxblood Vase

Chinese bottle-shaped oxblood vase with flambe glaze around mouth rim. 19th century. Probably made for a scholar's table. H 8 1/4".

Price: SOLD.

5073 - Canton Enamel Chocolate Set

Rare Chinese Canton enamel chocolate set consisting of ewer and six cups with saucers. 19th century Qing.

Price: SOLD.

 

5078 - Pair of Chinese Cixi Mark Jardinieres

Pair of fine Chinese jardinieres with wisteria on turquoise ground; with studio, commendation and Cixi marks.

Price: SOLD.

 

5081 - CHINESE JADE DISH

Circular jade dish, finely decorated in center interior with raised design of bee among foliage and fruit. Fine condition. Late 19th century.

Measurements: D 5 5/16", H 2 1/8".

Price: SOLD.

5083 - CHINESE JADE CARVING

Small jade piece with very well executed pierced and raised carving of scroll motifs, fruiting peach branch and flowering prunus branch, together with fitted stand. 19th century. Fine condition.

Measurements: 1 3/4" x 2 1/2".

Price: SOLD.

5084 - CHINESE JADE CARVING

Very fine carving in the round with pierced and raised design of bat, lily and scrolling branches; probably a fondling piece or toggle. 19th century.

Measurements: 2" x 1 1/2".

Price: SOLD.

5085 - CHINESE JADE TOGGLE

Very fine Chinese jade carving in the round, with pine tree, bamboo and flowering prunus. 19th century.

Measurements: 1 3/4" x 1 1/2".

Price: SOLD.

5086 - Chinese Bronze Figure of Buddha

This image of Buddha, with reddish-brown patina, generally known as the " Buddha child taking his first steps" is depicted with his left hand pointing to the sky, and his right hand pointing to earth. The statue is with incised and raised lotus design, and is mounted on a waisted round lotus base. The piece is in fine condition and is an example of what is known as Sino-Tibetan art, dominant during the 17th/18th century but this statue appears to date from the 19th century. It was acquired from an estate consisting of Tibetan and Sino-Tibetan antiques.

Height with base: 11".

Price: SOLD.

5108 - ONE CHINESE FAN PAINTING

Depicting a house perched on the side of a mountain, together with a willow tree.

This painting is by Alice Ho Mok, the mother of a client. Her paintings are influenced by the traditional Southern classical style. All sales proceeds are for charitable causes for children, and I am selling her art pro bono.

Unframed

Price: SOLD.

5107 - ONE CHINESE ROUND FAN PAINTING

Depicting a pair of Mandarin ducks on pond under towering rock.
This painting is by Alice Ho Mok, the mother of a client. Her paintings are influenced by the traditional Southern classical style. All sales proceeds are for charitable causes for children, and I am selling her art pro bono.

Unframed

Price: SOLD.

5109 - TCHINESE COLOR ON PAPER SCROLL PAINTING TITLED "NINE BEAUTIES"

Colorful scene with pine tree and bamboo, showing group of ladies in pavilion and landscape setting in variety of leisure activities. Calligraphy with signature of Su Lang.

Provenance: Acquired prior to the 1930's.

Measurements: Scroll: 64" x 24". Painting: 42" x 20".

Price: SOLD.

5126 - CHINESE OXBLOOD GINGER JAR WITH LID

Very vibrantly colored 19th Century melon-shaped jar, with delicate purple tinge around the mouth and lid rim. Fine condition.

Measurements: 7 1/2" high x 9" wide at widest point.

Provenance: Acquired in the 1960s.

Price: SOLD

4061 - Chinese Hardstone Dragon

Chinese hardstone carving of dragon, possibly jade, in archaistic style, of light celadon color with brown inclusions, decorated in raised and incised fashion. Probably dating from the late 19th or early 20th century. According to provenance information, the piece was brought back from China in 1972.

Measurements: H 3 3/4", L 8".

Price: SOLD

5115 - KOREAN PHOENIX ARCHITECTURAL WOOD CARVING

A very well executed gilt and lacquered carving of phoenix in side view, standing on rock base, on a cloud ground with pearl/sun above; all within an elongated medallion with inverted scalloped border. A striking piece and hard to find in today's market; showing very little wear and tear; appears to have been relacquered. Probably late 19th or early 20th century.

Measurements: Height 25", W at widest point 15 1/2".

Price: SOLD.

5031 - PAIR OF CHINESE JARDINIERES

An elegant pair of underglaze blue-white Chinese Jardinieres with matching saucer, decorated in asymmetrical fashion with large spray of peonies, and a small peony on the reverse; the saucer with matching design. Both the pot and the saucer are with crenulated top rim. The pieces date from the 19th or 20th century.

They were purchased by our gallery in 1970 as store decoration. Both pieces are in fine condition.

Height: 7 3/4 inches. Diameter at top: 10 1/2 inches.

Price: SOLD.

7023 - SET OF SEVEN CHINESE PHOENIX PLATES

The interior decorated in underglazed blue showing two opposing phoenix birds on clouds and scroll ground within a double circle. The exterior with matching design and base with six-character seal design on Qianlong. Republic Period.

Provenance: Acquired prior to 1949 in Asia. Inquire about detailed provenance.

Measurements: D 6.5

Price: SOLD.

7016 - PAIR OF CHINESE EGGSHELL BOWLS

One pair of Chinese eggshell porcelain bowls, decorated in enamel colors, on the interior with palace children at play, and the exterior with butterflies. The base with six character seal script red on gilt Qianlong mark. Republic Period.

Provenance: Acquired prior to 1949 in Asia. Inquire about detailed provenance.

Price: SOLD.

7031 - ONE JAPANESE CARVED WOOD WAISTED LOTUS DISPLAY STAND

A very well carved piece, late 19th/ early 20th century.

Provenance: Acquired prior to 1949 in Asia. Inquire about detailed provenance.

Measurements: H 3, D 7.5

Price: SOLD.

5044 - STONE VISHNU STATUE

Very striking grey sandstone Khmer style statue of Vishnu, with plaited hair gathered in high chignon fashion. Fine profile and detail. With four arms broken off at elbows. This is a rendition of a Khmer piece, and according to provenance information was made in Thailand, at the beginning of the 20th century.

Measurements: 24"; teak wood base: H 5 1/2".

Provenance: Private Collection.

Price: SOLD.