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Fine Asian Art Auction - April 15

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Asian Art

Lot# 8003

A Chinese Carved Celadon Jade, Elephant and Children

Finely carved elephant with long tusks and head turn to the left side, a ruyi breath from its nose, surmounted by s group of laughing boys clambering up toward a giant double gourd bottle which upside down to another boy sitting on a lotus pip, the stone of greyish-white hue and inclusions.
Height approximately 7 inches (17.7 cm).
Condition: Some wear and scratches.

Estimate: $8000 - $12000

A Chinese Carved Celadon Jade, Elephant and Children

Lot# 8003

Estimate: $8000 - $12000

Lot# 8004

Chinese Carved Celadon Jade Turtle Group

The mottled celadon green jade is finely carved to depict a small turtle by the side of the giant turtle.
Length approximately 7 1/2 inches (19 cm).

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Chinese Carved Celadon Jade Turtle Group

Lot# 8004

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Lot# 8030

Large Longquan Celadon Covered Figural Lotus Jar

Possibly Yuan Dynasty.
The globular body rising from short tapered foot to thick tiered neck, attached four molded figurines are climbing up to the top, all below the cover with flared sides under the foliated knot, the body incised a wide band of stylized floral scrolls, covered overall with celadon green glaze save for the foot ring and the rim fired to burnt orange.
Height approximately 15 1/2 inches (39.3 cm).
Condition: Age related wear, dents and hairlines.

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Large Longquan Celadon Covered Figural Lotus Jar

Lot# 8030

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 8031

Large Chinese Longquan Celadon Covered Censer

The compressed globular body supported by three beasts head feet, incised eight trigrams under the two curved handles and a band of swirls, the arched cover sturdy molded with a spiral dragon on rocks, drilled holes for usage as an incense burner.
Height approximately 13 1/2 inches (34.2 cm).

Estimate: $600 - $800

Large Chinese Longquan Celadon Covered Censer

Lot# 8031

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 8037

Tibetan Style Qingbai Ware Monks Cap Ewer

Possibly Yuan Dynasty (14th Century).
The well-potted, globular body tapers towards the splayed foot, with a pronounced ridge at the base of the slightly flared neck and the elongated, curved spout which projects from the rim of the monks cap outline, the body with molded floral and pine tree decoration, covered overall with an even milky-white glaze.
Height 9 3/4 inches (24.7 cm).
Condition: Minor manufacturing defects.

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Tibetan Style Qingbai Ware Monks Cap Ewer

Lot# 8037

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Lot# 8047

A Green Molded Porcelain Peonies and Butterfly Vase

Qing Dynasty.

The ovoid-shaped body is finely decorated with blooming peonies and butterflies in flight, a four-character Wang Bingrong seal mark centering the slightly concave foot, covered overall in a lime green glaze, with a fitted Japanese pinewood padded box.
Height approximately 6 7/8 inches (17.4 cm).
Provenance: Purchased in Christies Hong Kong, in 1991 with an invoice. Lot 1070, 01 Oct 1991.

Estimate: $14000 - $20000

A Green Molded Porcelain Peonies and Butterfly Vase

Lot# 8047

Estimate: $14000 - $20000

Lot# 8051

A Chinese Powder Blue Baluster Vase

Possibly Kangxi period, 19th century.
Of baluster body rising from a slightly tapered foot to a waisted neck and flared rim, the exterior covered overall with mottled cobalt blue hue, and the interior and the bottom remain ivory glaze base, the bottom incised a six characters Kangxi mark in a double circle.
Height 15 1/2 inches (39.3 cm).
Condition: Drilled hole to the base, light wear.

Estimate: $600 - $800

A Chinese Powder Blue Baluster Vase

Lot# 8051

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 8066

A Yellow Ground Blue and White Porcelain Moon Flask

The slightly domed sides, well painted with eight petal-shaped panels containing the Bajixiang within a key-fret border, encircling a domed circular center with central stylized floral medallion within a similar key-fret border, the narrow sides painted with a band of stylized lotus scroll, all below a cylindrical neck painted with scrolling Lingzhi below a bow-string band flanked by a pair of blue and white stylized dragon handles.
Heigh: 11 1/8 inches (27.5 cm).
Condition: A hole drilled to the base, minor chips to the mouth rim.

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

A Yellow Ground Blue and White Porcelain Moon Flask

Lot# 8066

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 8073

Chinese Blue and White Sleeve Figure Vase

Well potted with a long slender body to a short neck with everted rim, decorated with a garden scene over the clouds, depicting eight officials, generals and servants under the willow trees, all between incised bands of the swirl below the upside-down lappet to the rim, the bottom remain unglazed.
Height approximately 17 1/2 inches (44.4 cm).
Condition: Wear, dents and scratches.

Estimate: $3800 - $4800

Chinese Blue and White Sleeve Figure Vase

Lot# 8073

Estimate: $3800 - $4800

Lot# 8074

Large Chinese Blue and White Phoenix Peony Jar

Of baluster body with wide cylindrical neck, finely painted with phoenixes against peony stems above the lappets, the neck and shoulder decorated with a band of floral stems, the bottom remains unglazed.
Height 15 inches (38.1 cm).

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Large Chinese Blue and White Phoenix Peony Jar

Lot# 8074

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Lot# 8075

A Rare Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Brush Washer

Of unusual tapering globular form, the large brush washer finely painted on the exterior wall with dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst flowers and plants, and the recessed base inscribed with a six-character apocryphal Xuande mark in a double circle.
Diameter approximately 8 5/8 inches (21.9 cm).
Condition: Wear, chips, cracks and hairlines.

Estimate: $12000 - $18000

A Rare Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Brush Washer

Lot# 8075

Estimate: $12000 - $18000

Lot# 8086

A Chinese Doucai Porcelain Chicken Cup

The bottom incised a six-characters Chenghua mark in double square.
Diameter 3 3/8 inches (8.5 cm).
Condition: Light scratches and marks.

Estimate: $400 - $600

A Chinese Doucai Porcelain Chicken Cup

Lot# 8086

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 8091

Large Molded Famille Rose Baluster Enamelled Vase

The stoutly potted body supporting a tapered shoulder rising to a flared neck, flanked by a pair of orange glazed stylized dragon handles, the neck and shoulder decorated all over with Shou longevity characters and floral roundels on robins egg style blue glaze ground, and the body decorated with painted and relief molded panoramic scene of figures in various leisure pursuing activities in a landscape setting, above a band of overlapping orange-glazed lotus peddles, supported by a slightly spread food rim, engraved and gilt painted six-character Qianlong mark to the recessed bottom in the turquoise ground.
Height 20 inches (50.8 cm).

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Large Molded Famille Rose Baluster Enamelled Vase

Lot# 8091

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Lot# 8102

A Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush Holder

Of cylindrical form, the exterior is finely enameled to depict the famous classical scene of Children at play, between the color bands of Leiwen and flags.
Height: 5 1/2 inches (13.97 cm).

Estimate: $500 - $800

A Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush Holder

Lot# 8102

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 8107

A Korean Brown Glazed Stoneware Jar in a Box

Joseon Dynasty, 17th/18th Century.
Of compressed globular form surrounded by a delicately formed rim flange and tapering inward toward the flat base, the matte reddish-brown glaze on the interior and exterior walls mottled with patches of shiny chocolate brown and covering part of the base displaying some kiln adhesions and a cinnamon burn where the fabric is exposed (lacquer repairs, hairline crack) now fitted with a Japanese black lacquer cover and storage box for use as a Mizusashi.
Diameter 6 2/4 inches (17 cm).
Provenance: Previously sold at Bonhams 11/20/2006, Lot 6116.

Estimate: $5000 - $8000

A Korean Brown Glazed Stoneware Jar in a Box

Lot# 8107

Estimate: $5000 - $8000

Lot# 8118

Two Chinese Han Dynasty Circular Mirrors

Each in a fitted fabric box.
Largest: Diameter 4 inches (10.1 cm).
Condition: Wear, chips and Patina.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Two Chinese Han Dynasty Circular Mirrors

Lot# 8118

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 8179

Three Chinese Erotic Silk Paintings

China.
Late Qing to early Republic period.
Ink and paint on silk. Unframed.
Largest: 12 x 11 1/8 inches (30.4 x 28.2 cm) image only.
Condition: Some damages on the silk ground.

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Three Chinese Erotic Silk Paintings

Lot# 8179

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Lot# 8180

Attrib. to Zhang Shanzi: Tigers, Hanging Scroll

Ink and color on paper, four paintings in one hanging scroll.

Inscribed and signed with seals of the artist.
Image only: 9 3/4 x 12 inches (24.7 x 30.4 cm).
Condition: Heavy wear, tears and holes to the paper.

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Attrib. to Zhang Shanzi: Tigers, Hanging Scroll

Lot# 8180

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Lot# 8181

Attrib. to Zhang Daqian: Landscape, Hanging Scroll

Ink and color on paper. Inscribed and signed with seals.
Image only: approximately 54 x 19 inches (137.1 x 48.2 cm).

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Attrib. to Zhang Daqian: Landscape, Hanging Scroll

Lot# 8181

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 8182

Attrib. to Zhang Daqian: Hanging Scroll

Inscribed and signed with artists seals.
Image only: 26 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches (66.6 x 31.7 cm).

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Attrib. to Zhang Daqian: Hanging Scroll

Lot# 8182

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Lot# 8183

Attrib. to Li Keran: Chinese Hanging Scroll

Ink and color on paper.
Inscribed with seals.
Image size: 17 1/2 x 27 inches (44.4 x 68.5 cm).
Condition: Some surface marks and stains.

Estimate: $3500 - $5000

Attrib. to Li Keran: Chinese Hanging Scroll

Lot# 8183

Estimate: $3500 - $5000

Lot# 8184

Attrib. to Fu Zuo: Horses, Hanging Scroll

Ink and color on silk, inscribed with two seals.
Image only: 32 x 118 inches (81.2 x 299.7 cm).

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Attrib. to Fu Zuo: Horses, Hanging Scroll

Lot# 8184

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Lot# 8185

Attrib. to Shen Quan: A Hanging Scroll in a Box

Ink and color on silk hanging scroll, Signed Nanping Shen Quan, with two artist seals and six seals of various collectors. Title-slip inscribed, signed and dated.
Image only: 65 x 18 1/4 inches (165.1 x 46.3 cm).
Procenance: Previously sold at Bonhams 21 Nov 2019, Sydney, Woollahra, Lot 406.
Condition: Fraying on silk, wear and losses.




(1981)

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Attrib. to Shen Quan: A Hanging Scroll in a Box

Lot# 8185

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Lot# 8186

Attrib. to Huang Jucai: A Painting on Silk

Signed with an artists seal, unframed.
Mat size: 14 5/8 x 14 5/8 inches (37.1 x 37.1 cm).
Condition: Fraying.

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Attrib. to Huang Jucai: A Painting on Silk

Lot# 8186

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Lot# 8188

Attributed to Wen Zhengming: Calligraphy

Calligraphy in running script, ink on paper, signed Zhengming and Xiu Guanghai, with two seals of the artist.
Image size: 45 x 17 inches (114.03 x 43.18 cm).

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Attributed to Wen Zhengming: Calligraphy

Lot# 8188

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 8189

Attrib. to Yu Youren (1879-1964): Two Calligraphy Works

The first, calligraphy in Running Style, ink on paper, un-mounted, inscribed and signed Yu Youren, with one artists seal the second, calligraphy in Running Style, ink on paper, un-mounted, inscribed and signed Yu Youren, with one artists seal.
The first image size: 26 x 17 1/2 inches (66 x 44 cm), the second image size: 16 1/2 x 38 inches (41.9 x 96.5 cm).

Estimate: $3500 - $4500

Lot# 8001

Carved Chines Jade Ruyi Square-oval Plaque

Carved on the translucent pale jade, shaped as a square-oval, decorated with four auspicious symbols - a conch shell, a parasol, a lotus, and an urn.
Width 3 3/4 inches (9.5 cm).
Condition: Some wear, drilled holes to the back.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Carved Chines Jade Ruyi Square-oval Plaque

Lot# 8001

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 8002

Chinese Carved Celadon Jade Pendant on Stand

The pale green jade is carved as the Three Friends of Winter motifs, one side has bamboo and pine trees, and the other has plum blossoms. All hanging on the curved wooden stand.
The jade pendant: Length 2 1/4 inches (5.7 cm) the Stand: Height approximately 8 1/2 inches (21.5 cm).
Condition: Overall wear.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Chinese Carved Celadon Jade Pendant on Stand

Lot# 8002

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 8005

Fine Carved Celadon Jade Standing Buddha on Lotus Base

China.
Possibly Jiaqing period.
with a fitted wooden double lotus base.
Height 10 inches (25.4 cm) with base.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 8006

White Jade Standing Guanyin on a Stand

Finely carved as a Guanyin wearing flowing robes, holding a rosary in her left hand, an upside down bottle in the other hand, and standing on a spinach-green jade lotus pedestal.
Height 3 3/8 inches (8.5 cm) with stand.
Provenance: Purchased at Bonhams, Los Angeles, 17 Dec 2021, Lot 294, with tags.

Estimate: $3600 - $5500

White Jade Standing Guanyin on a Stand

Lot# 8006

Estimate: $3600 - $5500

Lot# 8007

Group of Three Chinese Carved Jade Items

Comprising two jade pendants with knots in various sizes and shapes, and a carved jade round box with cover.
Tallest: Length 3 1/4 inches (8.2 cm).
Condition: All with wear.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Group of Three Chinese Carved Jade Items

Lot# 8007

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 8008

Two Chinese Molded Porcelain Snuff Bottles

The first is a molded turquoise glaze flatted tapering rounded bottle with playful Foo dogs and ribbons, and the second is a deep blue glaze carved and molded round bottle decorated with dragons and clouds motifs.
Tallest: Height 3 5/8 inches (9.2 cm).
Condition: Age related losses in glaze.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Two Chinese Molded Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Lot# 8008

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 8009

Group of Five Famille Rose Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Comprising: A flatted rounded Famille rose porcelain bottle painted and molded with a group of horses, inscribed to the recessed base with a six-character apocryphal Qianlong mark a lime-green ground Famille rose porcelain floral snuff bottle a cylindric Famille rose porcelain snuff bottle, decorated with crane, dragon, fish and other sea creatures in and above ocean waves, the base inscribed in underglaze copper red with Shunzhi mark a cylindrical Famille rose porcelain bottle, finely painting in polychrome enamel with a robed young scholar riding on horseback, while looking back and point to the sun above a cylindrical Famille rose porcelain snuff bottle, finely painting to depict black feather bird in flight in various positions, the recessed base inscribed four-character Daoguang mark in underglaze red.
Tallest: Height 3 1/4 inches (8.2 cm).
Condition: Age related wear.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 8010

A Chinese Painted Gourd Cricket with a Carved Lid

Carved a gourd as a slightly tapered body to waisted neck and flared rim, attached a wooden border, the lid carved openwork to depicts bats and Taoist symbols under the Shou roundel.
Length 8 inches (20.3 cm).
Condition: Wear, cracks and chips.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 8011

Collection of Carved Bamboo Cylindrical Parfumiers

Including six parfumiers in a fitted fabric box, five parfumiers in various colors and decorations, together with a large dragon openwork carving parfumier.
Largest: Length 7 5/8 inches (19.3 cm).

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 8012

Group of Chinese Carved Bamboo Scholars Objects

Comprising two cylindrical brush holders, three armrests, a cricket cage, and a double container with carved horses, all with incised decoration.
Tallest: Length 10 3/4 inches (27.3 cm).

Estimate: $400 - $600

Group of Chinese Carved Bamboo Scholars Objects

Lot# 8012

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 8013

A Sino-Tibetan Carved and Lacquered Seated Buddha

Finely carved as a seated Buddha in dhyanasana with his left hand in varada mudra, wearing a simple loose robe open at the front to reveal his chest, the bottom painted and lacquered in iron red.
Height 13 1/2 inches (34.2 cm).
Condition: Chips, losses and cracks.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 8014

Two Chinese Gilt Painted Buddhist Figures

Comprising a seated Buddhist deity wearing loose robes on a rock form seat, and a Buddhist monk with his hand raised to the left seats on the rock form base, all painted red and gilt.
Tallest: Height approximately 14 3/8 inches (36.5 cm).
Condition: Wear, chips and losses.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Two Chinese Gilt Painted Buddhist Figures

Lot# 8014

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 8015

Two Asian Standing Musician Figures

Both carved and painted wooden figures standing on separated lotus petal form bases, each holding a percussion instrument, wearing losses robes and monk-type caps.
Height approximately 22 inches (55.8 cm).
Condition: Losses, wear.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Two Asian Standing Musician Figures

Lot# 8015

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 8016

Chinese Stone Carving of A Reclining Beauty on Stand

Shown in a reclining beauty with her left hand supporting the head on a cylindrical pillow, her small child rest on her side and look up to her, wearing a loose robe and a pair of bound feet shoes, the rectangular stone is trailing onto a low plinth, atop a carved hardwood base.
Assembled width 14 1/2 inches (36.8 cm) height 9 3/4 inches (24.7 cm).
Condition: Overall wear.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 8017

Two Mounted Terra Cotta Ghandara Heads

Each carved head is mounted on the beige canvas wood board, painted circles in gilt behind the heads, the upper one has clear stone on the forehead.
H 16 1/4 x W 11 3/8 x D 4 inches (41.2 x 28.8 x 10.1 cm).
Condition: Drilled holes to the board, comes with two nails.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Two Mounted Terra Cotta Ghandara Heads

Lot# 8017

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 8018

Chinese Carved Wood and Gilt Box

Of rectangular form, the painted and gilt box carved and pierced to be viewed from all sides, each side depicting a narrative opera scene from the classic play The Romance of West Chamber, atop an ornately carved fitted base.
Height 17 1/4 inches (43.8 cm) with stand.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Chinese Carved Wood and Gilt Box

Lot# 8018

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 8020

Chinese Ge-Type Foliate Bowl

Of circular body with curved sides and a notched foliate rim, covered with a pale beige glaze suffused with iron-gray and golden crackles, the recessed base incised with characters surrounded by six spur marks.
Width 5.3 inches (13.4 cm).

Estimate: $600 - $800

Chinese Ge-Type Foliate Bowl

Lot# 8020

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 8021

Chinese Ge-Type Lobed Arrow-Head Vase

Finely potted with lobed globular body rising to a tall, slender neck set with a pair of tubular handles at the rim, covered overall with a rich pale glaze suffused with a dense network of dark-iron crackles among finer golden russet crackles.
Height 7.2 inches (18.2 cm).

Estimate: $600 - $800

Chinese Ge-Type Lobed Arrow-Head Vase

Lot# 8021

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 8022

Chinese Ge Type Lobed Brush Washer

The washer is modeled into three lobes supported on three-tab feet, covered overall in a light blue glaze suffused with a network of black and golden crackles.
Width approximately 3 1/2 inches (8.8 cm).
Condition: Light wear and dents.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Chinese Ge Type Lobed Brush Washer

Lot# 8022

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 8023

Chinese Ge Type Mallow-ShapedBrushwasher

The flared sides are indented with ten petals, covered overall with a pale lustrous glazed suffused with a network of dark-iron crackles with golden russet tinge.
Width 4.6 inches (11.6 cm).

Estimate: $700 - $900

Chinese Ge Type Mallow-ShapedBrushwasher

Lot# 8023

Estimate: $700 - $900

Lot# 8024

Chinese Ge-Type Bamboo Neck Vase

Of compressed globular body rising to a tall tapered neck to a gallery rim mouth, the body and neck molded with raised
bands to resemble bamboo, covered overall with a lustrous glaze suffused with dark iron and golden russet crackles, fitted with gilt-bronze stand.
Height 11.5 inches (29.2 cm).
Condition: Repaired hairlines to the mouth rim.

Estimate: $700 - $900

Chinese Ge-Type Bamboo Neck Vase

Lot# 8024

Estimate: $700 - $900

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