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Lenci Ceramic Nun

Lot# 23

Markings to underside, PE / Lenci / MADE iN iTALY / TORINO 19(37) round sticker Lenci / 601 / TURIN / ITALY incised mark may be later I123226.
Approximate dimensions: 7 1/2 high x 4 3/4 wide x 3 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Very minor loss to glaze, most notable on the lips.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Lenci Ceramic Nude Female with Dog

Lot# 25

Kneeling nude female wearing a berret, with a white terrier at her side, on a round bowl form base.
Markings to bowl underside Lenci / MADE ITALY / A remnants of a round sticker.
Approximate dimensions: 11 high x 10 1/8 inches diameter..
Condition: The base with some chips, repairs, and stains. The figure with minimal wear.

Estimate: $500 - $750

Art Deco Octagonal Ruby Slag Glass Hanging Lamp

Lot# 78

With purple tassel strung from the bottom edge white glass globe form shade to the interior.
Approximate dimensions: 16 high x 18 inches diameter..
Condition: Has not been tested. Patina to the metal frame.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Painting, Jimmy Dyer, Grand Tetons

Lot# 152

(American, b. 1956),
Grand Tetons in June,
oil on panel, signed lower right,
panel: 7.5 x 12.25 inches, overall (framed): 12 x 16.5 inches.

Estimate: $400 - $600


David Hockney, Yves Marie, 1974, lithograph

Lot# 238

(British, b. 1937),
Yves Marie, 1974,
lithograph on Rives BFK, pencil signed and dated lower right, edition 60/75, published by Petersburg Press, London, with the blind stamp lower left.
sheet: 30 x 22 inches.

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Sculpture, Ken Payne, Sons of Pegasus

Lot# 249

(American, 1938 - 2012),
Sons of Pegasus, 1992,
bronze sculpture in silver patina, signed, edition 4/10, cast in 1993 at the Eagle Bronze Foundry,
sculpture: 15.5 x 14.5 inches.
Note: Accompanied by a certificate of Authenticity from the studio of Ken Payne.
Provenance: From the Collection of Paul Conrad, 3 time pulitizer prize winning political cartoonist

Estimate: $1000 - $2000


Two Han Dynasty Pottery, Well and Temple

Lot# 490

The first of spreading cylindrical form with a wide rim set with a water jar on one side adjacent to one end of the tall arch, surmounted by the roofed pulley housing, applied with a pair of downward facing dragon heads, covered with a spinach-green glaze the second potted as a two-tiered hexagonal pagoda, with eight figures in the interior, all beneath a pale green glaze.
First: 15 1/4 inches (38.7 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate.
Condition: Both models with chips, losses, age-related wear to glazed surfaces.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Two Chinese Pottery Standing Figures

Lot# 569

Tallest: 16 3/4 inches (42.5 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate.
Condition: Both figures with overall surface wear, minor chipping.
With hardwood base with brocade-cover top.

Estimate: $400 - $600

A Chinese Gilt Bronze Standing figure of a Female Deity

Lot# 577

Elegantly cast standing on wooden stand, holding a square shaped object in both hands, wearing layered long flowing robes incised with floral motifs, the face with serene expression beneath elaborate headdress.
Height: 5 1/4 inches (13.3 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate.
Condition: Loss to the headdress.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Three Chinese and Southeast Asian Bronze Buddhist Statues

Lot# 579

The first a Cambodian bronze seated bodhisattva mounted within wooden stand the second a Japanese iron standing figure and the third a Japanese Meiji era bronze standing figure of Guanyin, with a two-character makers mark reading Hideaki or Shumei on the base.
Tallest: 15 7/8 inches (40.3 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Professor Richard Miller.
Condition: The first with some wear, corrosion, small dents and nicks. The second with extensive wear and corrosion, small dents and nicks, holes that appear to be from the original production. The third with minor wear, patina, corrosion.

Estimate: $600 - $800


Large Japanese Lobed Bronze Jardiniere

Lot# 580

Of quatrefoil form on four bracket feet, with a silver wire inlaid band on the exterior walls.
Width: 18 inches (45.7 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Professor Richard Miller.
Condition: Some dents and hairlines.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Japanese Bronze Lobster Jar in Pine Box

Lot# 583

The pear-shaped bronze jar embellished with a lobster in copper takazogan, with a three-character makers mark reading Yoshimitsu saku on the base. Within a pinewoord box.
Height: 12 3/4 inches (32.3 cm).
Condition: Dent to bronze, light patina to copper.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Gilt Bronze Tripod Elephant Censer and Cover

Lot# 584

Elegantly cast with three tall feet, each in the form of an elephant head with elaborate headdress, below a pair of upright elephant-head handles, the exterior decorated in relief with lotus blooms borne on foliate scrolls beneath a dense key-fret border on the everted rim, the cover cast in openwork with further scrolls, surmounted by a recumbent elephant with ornate saddle and jeweled harness.
Overall height: 16 inches (40.6 cm).

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Large Chinese Cloisonne Baluster Vase

Lot# 586

The tall pear-shaped body finely decorated with a mountainous landscape with pagodas, inscribed Da Ming to the base.
Height: 18 inches (45.7 cm).

Estimate: $400 - $600


Three Chinese Cloisonne Enamel Items

Lot# 589

The lidded octagonal box enameled with flowering scrolls on a pink ground, further scrolls on the pale blue-ground rim, pierced with a gold-coin medallion between two circular apertures the quatrefoil-form bowl cast with four ruyi-head feet and everted mouth, decorated with stylized lotus blooms borne on foliate meanders on a red ground between a ruyi-head border and upright lappets the water dropper cast in the form of an egg, enameled with prunus branches against a blue-ground dense cloud pattern.
Bowl: 8 1/2 inches (21.6 cm) wide box: 5 1/2 inches (13.9 cm) wide.
Condition: The bowl with enamel losses to the feet and rim, dents to the rim. The box with large areas of cracking and associated enamel losses.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Group of Kingfisher Feather Ornaments

Lot# 591

Comprising three gilt-metal hairpins and five ornaments in the shapes of butterfly and flower, each embellished with Chinese kingfisher feathers, two with red hardstone beads.
Longest: 2 1/2 inches (6.3 cm).
Condition: Corrosion, wear, dents, feather losses.

Estimate: $400 - $600

A South Asian Silvered Metal Lidded Bowl

Lot# 592

The domical cover cast and chased in relief with a central vajra amongst scrolls, with a pierced vajra finial and wide rim with a beaded border, the triangular-form stand embellished in openwork with further scrolls.
Overall height: 7 1/4 inches (18.4 cm).

Estimate: $400 - $600

An Iron Aizu Shoami Tsuba by Masamitsu

Lot# 595

Late Edo period / 19th century.
Of oval form, elegantly decorated with a dog chasing a grasshopper with mountains in distance, a further dog sleeping beside a straw hut on the reverse, details in high-relief gold inlay, signed Ichiryusai Masamitsu sei.
Length: 3 inches (7.6 cm).

Estimate: $800 - $1200


Chinese Black Lacquer Box with Cover

Lot# 598

With shaped edges, decorated in mother of pearl with figures in a fenced garden before pavilions and willow tree, the sides with bamboo panels with traces of gilt.
Measurements: 12 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches (31.7 x 22 cm).
Condition: Overall surface wear, minor loss.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Tang Style Painted Wood Figure of Guanyin

Lot# 600

Modeled seated in lalitasana on a rock formation, wearing a drapery covering the shoulders and a long dhoti secured by a sash around the waist, the face bearing contemplative expression with downcast eyes, the head crowned with an elaborate headdress below a tall chignon.
Height: 31 1/4 inches (79.3 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate.
Condition: Some paint losses, naturally occurring cracks.

Estimate: $500 - $750

A Large Lime Stone Buddhist Stele

Lot# 601

The rectangular slab carved with four buddhas seated in vajrasana on one side, twelve buddhas on the other side, raised on a separately modeled stepped base.
Dimensions: 33 1/2 high x 30 wide x 10 inches deep (85 x 76.2 x 25.4 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate.

Estimate: $500 - $750

Two Gandhara Stucco Heads on Wood Mounts

Lot# 603

Each sandstone head carved with a defined nose between almond-shaped eyes, above full lips, with a tall chignon, mounted on wooden stand.
Heads: 2 1/4 - 3 1/8 inches (5.7 - 7.9 cm) high mounts: 6 - 7 3/4 inches (15.2 - 19.6 cm) high.
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Professor Richard Miller.

Estimate: $500 - $700


Chinese Carved and Gilt Wood Figural Panel

Lot# 607

Carved in openwork with commanders on horseback in battle and officials in a tiered building under pine and prunus trees, with inscriptions.
Dimensions: 10 high x 41 1/4 wide x 4 inches deep (25.4 x 104.7 x 10.1 cm).
Condition: Some gilding loss, nicks, naturally occurring cracks.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Chinese Carved and Gilt Wood Figural Panel

Lot# 608

Carved and pierced in high relief wood panels depicting a fantastical scene. A lady figures sitting on the wagon pulled by six dragons, ten maids are following her back and forth. A big carp jumping ahead to the lady, the scene surround by clouds and cranes. Gilt and lacquered panels, likely removed from a building facade.
18 x 26 inches ( 45.7 x 66 cm), includes frame.
Condition: Some with breaks and losses on the gilt.

Estimate: $300 - $500


A Mandarin Official Fiftieth Rank Summer Hat

Lot# 611

Late 19th Century, Qing Dynasty,
A Chinese Mandarin court official fifth rank summer hat with original fringe over yellow fabric, with burgundy color interior lining. Atop with coral color red glass bead finial, front center sew in a large simulated pearl glass bead. The interior label inscribed with five characters, reading Jing Du Xiao De Heng.
Diameter: approximately 13 1/2 inches ( 34.29 cm)

Estimate: $400 - $600

Two Framed Chinese Embroidered Panels

Lot# 612

The first of orange silk ground worked in Peking knot and satin stitch, depicting peonies, prunus, butterflies, and bats, accented in gilt thread the second of red silk ground embroidered with flower vases, censers, scrolls, and bats.
First (framed): 17 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches (43.8 x 31.7 cm) second (framed): 16 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (41.2 x 36.1 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate.

Estimate: $300 - $500

A Group of Embroidered Panels

Lot# 614

Including a blue-ground panel of the Hundred Antiques a pale yellow-ground panel inscribed with fu lu zhen xiang a beige-ground panel of butterflies and flowers a cream-ground panel of bats and peonies a cream-ground panel of bats and peaches and a cream-ground panel of figures in an outdoor scene with an olive-ground brocade border.
Longest: 23 5/8 inches (60 cm).
Condition: Some with staining, fraying and losses.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Chinese Embroidered Figural Panel

Lot# 616

The red silk ground embroidered in satin stitch and couched gilt with the Sanxing and the Eight Immortals riding mythical beasts in an outdoor scene.
Measurements: 19 1/2 x 174 1/2 inches (49.5 x 445.7 cm).
Condition: Some staining, large areas of fraying and associated losses.

Estimate: $500 - $700


Chinese Framed Kesi Figural Panel

Lot# 617

Woven with boys at play in an outdoor setting against a gilt ground within a blue-ground border of scrolls issuing peonies, framed and glazed.
Overall (framed): 61 x 18 inches (154.9 x 45.7 cm).

Estimate: $500 - $700

A Chinese Embroidered Skirt and Pants

Lot# 621

The pale bluish-gray silk skirt decorated with peonies in satin and seed stitch, with black hems the yellow silk pants woven with hovering bats and embroidered with cranes, floral sprays, and quatrefoil roundels of figures in gardens, with further flowers and butterflies on the hems.
Skirt: 35 inches (88.9 cm) long pants: 39 1/4 inches (99.6 cm) long.
Condition: The skirt with staining in areas, fraying and losses to the hems.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Carved Four-Door Dragon Motif Cabinet

Lot# 630

With four panels carved in openwork with stylized dragon roundels surrounded by bats amongst clouds, two middle panels hinged to open revealing two drawers below two shelves, fitted with bronze mounts.
Dimensions: 79 high x 54 wide x 24 5/8 inches deep (200.6 x 137.1 x 62.5 cm).
Condition: Overall surface wear, small nicks, naturally occurring cracks, corrosion and patina to bronze.
With an Elsie Smith Private Collection tag.

Estimate: $400 - $600

A Marble Inlaid Hardwood Floral Design Stool

Lot# 632

The hexagonal top inset with a mottled white and pink marble panel, encircled with a key-fret border above six pierced foliate panels, the apron carved in openwork with prunus, the S-form supports joined by a pieced circular panel.
Dimensions: 32 1/8 high x 16 1/2 inches wide (81.6 x 41.9 cm).

Estimate: $300 - $500


A Chinese Eight-Piece Rosewood Couch Set

Lot# 634

Including a couch four armchairs a coffee table and a pair of shelved side tables.
Couch: 42 high x 67 wide x 22 1/2 inches deep (106.6 x 170.1 x 57.1 cm) armchair: 38 1/2 high x 25 wide x 22 1/2 inches deep (97.8 x 63.5 x 57.1 cm) coffee table: 18 high x 41 1/2 wide x 19 inches deep (45.7 x 105.4 x 48.2 cm) side table: 30 high x 17 3/4 wide x 22 3/4 inches deep (76.2 x 45 x 57.7 cm).
Condition: All with some wear, dents, minor chipping. The couch with scratch marks.

Estimate: $2000 - $4000

Chinese Carved Rosewood Game Table

Lot# 635

The two-paneled top set into a mitered square frame over shaped aprons carved in relief with stylized scrolls with four drawers, all on four straight supports.
Dimensions: 31 1/4 high x 33 wide x 33 inches deep (79.3 x 83.8 x 83.8 cm).
Condition: Overall surface wear, some stains, naturally occurring cracks, some losses, dents and nicks. One drawer with a repair.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Attrib. to Don Zuobin: Calligraphy Scroll in Oracle Script

Lot# 646

Hanging scroll, ink, inscribed, dated 1958, dedicated to Professor Richard Miller, signed with four seals.

Image: 51 1/8 x 6 inches (51.1 x 15.2 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Professor Richard Miller.
Condition: Creasing.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Attrib. to Huang Junbi: Eagle

Lot# 648

Hanging scroll, ink on paper, inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist.
Image: 11 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches (28.5 x 26 cm).

Estimate: $2000 - $3000


Attrib. to Pu Hua: Scholar in Landscape

Lot# 651

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed, signed, with one seal of the artist.
Image:13 inches x 31 inches (33 x 78.7 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Professor Richard Miller.
Condition: Foxing throughout, abrasions, creases, tears.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Framed Chinese Painting of Bird on Prunus Tree

Lot# 654

Ink and color on paper, inscribed, with two seals of the artist, mounted and framed.
Image: 27 x 11 1/2 inches (68.5 x 29.2 cm) overall (framed): 34 1/2 x 16 1/8 inches (87.6 x 40.9 cm).
Condition: Abrasions, foxing.

Estimate: $300 - $500


Large Framed Painting of Magu

Lot# 656

Ink and color on silk, with a five-character inscription and a white two-character seal lower right, mounted, framed and glazed.
Image: 40 3/4 x 20 1/4 inches (103.5 x 51.4 cm) overall (framed): 47 1/4 x 27 inches (120 x 68.5 cm).

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Three Tibetan Thangka Paintings

Lot# 664

Each distemper on cloth, one inscribed on the reverse.
Largest image: 18 x 14 inches (45.7 x 35.5 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate.
Condition: Creases and associated abrasions, some fraying and staining to silk mounting.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Group of Japanese Woodblock Prints

Lot# 670

Oban tate-e by Toyokuni III (1786-1864), titled Okegawa, from the series The 69 Stations of the Kisokaido, signed Toyokuni ga and four prints by Tokuriki Tomikichiro (1902-2000) from the series 36 Views of Mount Fuji, each signed Tomikichiro saku with two seals of the artist, one kiwame seal, one further seal reading fukyo fukusei (reproduction not allowed).
Largest: 16 1/4 x 11 1/4 (41.2 x 28.5 cm).
Condition: All with foxing. One with holes.

Estimate: $300 - $500

A Japanese Painting Scroll of a Rabbit

Lot# 671

Ink and color on silk, depicting a white recumbent rabbit, signed, with one two-character seal.
Image: 18 1/2 x 17 inches (46.99 x 43.18 cm).
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Professor Richard Miller.

Estimate: $500 - $700