Fine Chinese Carvings & Works of Art (Day 1)

March 17, 2012

  • Auction Name:Fine Chinese Carvings & Works of Art (Day 1)
  • Auction Date: March 17, 2012 - 6 pm Eastern
  • Absentee & Phone Bidders: Please complete the Bidder Form and fax to 561-536-4123.
200 - CHINESE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN BALUSTER VASE
Chinese blue & white porcelain lidded baluster vase jar. Has hand painted dragon and lingzhi design throughout. Holds archaic reign mark to bottom. Measures 18" height x 11" diameter (45.7cm x 27.9cm). Total weight of 4138 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.
201 - 12pc CHINESE REVERSE PAINTED SNUFF BOTTLES
12 piece Chinese reverse painted snuff bottles. Each is finely crafted and painted depicting famous Chinese mountain range landscape scenes. Includes fitted presentation box. Each measures approx. 3 1/4" height x 1 7/8" width (8.2cm x 4.7cm). Total weight including box 2452 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
202 - KOREAN BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN BULBOUS VASE
Korean blue & white porcelain bulbous vase having tree and flower design with calligraphy. Dated with mark to side. 19th/20th century. Measures 9" height x 9 3/4" diameter (22.8cm x 24.7cm). Total weight of approx. 2044 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
203 - CHINESE BRONZE & ENAMEL CLOISONNE FLORAL BOWL
Chinese hand crafted floral bowl depicting a butterfly flying near a tree with pink and white flowers over black ground. Exterior decorated throughout. Measures 2 3/4" height x 8 1/4" diameter (6.9cm x 20.9cm). Total weight of 626 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.
204 - ANTIQUE CHINESE EMPERORS CHAIR
Chinese antique wooden Emperor's chair. Painted and gilded throughout. Has four clad bronze handles to sides of chair for carrying. Measures 42" height x 22" depth x 23" width (106.7cm x 55.8cm x 58.4cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1200.
205 - CHINESE MING XUANDE BRONZE RETICULATED DING
Chinese Ming dynasty covered urn having a reticulated design to cover. Body has raised scene depicting trees, rock formations, pagoda shrines and sages. Holds Xuande four character calligraphy mark to bottom. Measures 8" height x 7 3/4" width (20.3cm x 19.6cm). Total weight of 1962 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.
206 - Pr CHINESE QING QIANLONG BRONZE CLOISONNE VASES
Pair of antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Qianlong heavy bronze and enamel champleve octagonal vases. Each having Pheonix tail shape and figural gilded elephant handles. Finely crafted depicting flowers and scrolled designs throughout over turquoise ground. Holds Qianlong (1736-1795) six character calligraphy reign mark to bottom with enameling surrounding the marks. Each measures 13" height x 8" width (33cm x 20.3cm). Total weight of approx. 10 kilograms.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
207 - CHINESE CLOISONNE SCALLOPED DRAGON CHARGER
Antique Chinese bronze and enamel cloisonne scalloped rim dragon charger. Has a beautiful flora form shape with multicolor enamels with coppered metallic design. Border depicts flowers and bats. Late 18th to 19th century. Measures 14 1/2" diameter (36.8cm). Total weight of 1107 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
208 - CHINESE CAST BRONZE SCULPTURE OF DEMON
Antique Chinese cast bronze sculpture depicting a standing demon holding a vase. Earth form base with tiers and deer. 19th century. Measures 13 1/2" height x 9" width (34.3cm x 22.8cm). Total weight of 2941 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.
209 - Pr CHINESE CLOISONNE & IVORY MAIDEN FIGURES
Pair of old Chinese enameled brass and ivory maiden figures. Each has Phoenix head dress and layered robe with floral decoration. One is holding a fan and the other a ceremonial sword. Each has fitted wooden base. 20th century. Measures 8 3/4" height + 1" base height (22.2cm + 2.5cm). Total weight of 527 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
210 - Pr CHINESE SILVER AND ENAMEL SWAN BOXES
Pair of swans in Chinese silver, elaborately enameled in blue, green and white feathers, highlighted in coral, turquoise, lapis and cinnabar stones, and scrolling cloisons. Each of these ornate boxes has removable wings on back, which opens to reveal a pale blue enamel interior. Hallmark: SILVER, A2. Measures: 4 height x 5 width (12.5cm x 13.7cm), 14.87 ozt / 493.8 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $700-$1000.
211 - Pr CHINESE RELIEF CARVED IVORY DRAGON PLATES
Pair of stunning antique Chinese relief carved dragon ivory round plates. Each plate holds a fine reticulated border decoration. 19th/20th century. Each measures approx. 4" diameter (10.1cm). Total ivory weight of 131 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1500-$2000.
212 - ANTIQUE CHINESE HAND CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF FARMER
Chinese hand carved ivory figure depicting a farmer holding a fresh harvest over his right shoulder with tool to left hand. 19th/20th century. Set on reticulated teakwood base. Measures 5 3/4" height + 1 1/4" base height (14.6cm + 3.1cm). Total weight including base of 379 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1000-$1500.
213 - CHINESE HAND CARVED IVORY GRAPE FARMER FIGURE
Chinese hand carved ivory figure depicting a grape farmer. He is shown with grape shears to right hand and large vine with grape clusters to right hand. By his feet is a large woven basket full of grape clusters. Figure is completed with earth form base. Fine detail throughout. 19th/20th century. Measures 7 1/8" height + 1 1/4" base height (18cm + 3.1cm). Total weigh including base 785 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1000-$1500.
214 - Pr FINE CHINESE CARVED IVORY JEWELED HORSES
Pair of antique Chinese hand carved ivory figures depicting horses with one hoof raised. Each is jeweled throughout with lapis lazuli, turquoise and red coral beads. 19th/20th century. Each measures approx. 4 3/4" height x 6 1/4" length + 3/4" base height (12cm x 15.8cm + 1.9cm). Total weight including bases 960 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1200.
215 - CHINESE HAND CARVED IVORY ELEPHANT BRIDGE
Antique hand carved Chinese Elephant Ivory elephant bridge group figure. Depicts 11 fully relief carved elephants in graduating sizes. Most have trunk and tusk up. 20th century. Includes carved wooden earth from base. Measures 3" height x 23 1/2" length + 2 1/4" base height (7.6cm x 59.7cm + 5.7cm). Total weight INCLUDING base 1341 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1200.
216 - STUNNING CHINESE CARVED IVORY VILLAGE SCENE CLAM
Fully relief carved busy village scene depicting pagodas, villagers, people on horses & sedan chairs, and trees enclosed in a figural clam shell design. Top of shell depicts numerous fishermen and boats. 19th/20th century. Includes fitted wooden stand. Measures 3" height x 7" length x 3 1/2" depth + 1 1/2" height (7.6cm x 17.8cm x 8.9cm + 1 1/2" base). Weighs 555 grams (NOT including stand).

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1200.
217 - CHINESE IVORY CARVED ELDER WARRIOR FIGURE
Antique Chinese hand carved Ivory figure depicting a bearded warrior holding ceremonial sword with attendant at foot presenting a drink. Etched flame design to layered robe. 19th/20th century. Signed to reverse. Set on wooden base. Measures 8 1/2" height + 1 3/4" base height (21.6cm + 4.4cm). Total ivory weight of 457 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
218 - ANTIQUE CHINESE IVORY & BRONZE LUMBERJACK FIGURE
Fine antique Chinese hand carved ivory & bronze figure of woodsman. He is depicted standing with ax and tools with bundle of lumber at his feet. 20th century. Measures 5 7/8" height +1" base height (14.9cm x 2.5cm). Total weight of 708 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
219 - 19TH CENTURY CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF A SAGE
A Chinese robed figure of a bearded sage standing with hands folded. Nice crackle patina. 5 high (12.7cm)

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
220 - JAPANESE HAND CARVED DRAGON BOAT FIGURE
Fantastic Japanese hand carved ivory immortals dragon boat group figure. Depicts immortals riding on boat with figural dragon front boat. Attention to detail down to scales on dragon. 20th century. Signed to bottom with calligraphy and flower mark. Includes round wooden base. Measures 5 5/8" height x 3" diameter + 1" base height (14.2cm x 7.6cm + 2.5cm). Total weight INCLUDING base 394 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
221 - CHINESE HAND CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF MAN w FISH
Antique Chinese hand carved ivory figure of fisherman. He is depicted seated on rock formation with fish in right hand and fishing pole in left hand. To the right of him on the floor is a woven basket. Red stamp signature to bottom. Has fitted teakwood stand with silver inlay. 19th/20th century. Measures 5 1/2" height + 1 1/2" base height (13.9cm + 3.8cm). Total weight of 445 grams including stand.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
222 - CHINESE HAND CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF SCHOLAR
Antique Chinese hand carved ivory figure of a seated young scholar or student. Finely relief carved throughout. He is depicted seated and wearing layered robe. He is writing calligraphy in a book. 19th/20th century. Has red hand signature to bottom. Has fitted wooden reticulated base with silver inlay. Measures 5 1/4" height + 1 1/2" base height (13.3cm + 3.1cm). Total weight including base 529 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
223 - CHINESE CARVED IVORY CHILDREN GROUP FIGURE
Chinese hand carved ivory figure depicting two children and a man traveling on a mountain path. The are standing on rock form base with peach tree to the right. The man is depicted with a basket full of peaches and a pipe to right hand. 19th/20th century. Includes wooden silver inlay fitted base. Measures 5 5/8" height x 3 7/8" width + 1 1/2" base height (14.2cm x 9.8cm + 3.8cm). Total weight of 315 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
224 - Pr OF EXQUISITE ANTIQUE CHINESE IVORY PLATES
Pair of exquisite antique Chinese polychromed ivory round plates. Each has a vivid polychromed etched design depicting flowers and birds. Each has a fine reticulated screen border decoration. 19th/20th century. Each measures approx. 3" diameter (7.6cm). Total ivory weight of 48 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
225 - Pr CHINESE FAUX IVORY EMPEROR & EMPRESS FIGURES
Pair of Chinese hand carved faux Ivory Emperor and Empress figures. Each is depicted seated on throne in royal robe. The Empress is holding Ruyi Scepter in left hand with relief carved Phoenix robe and throne. Emperor is depicted with hands to side. Each measures approximately 6 1/4" height + 1" base height (15.8cm + 2.5cm). Total weight INCLUDING bases 1131 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $200-$300.
226 - JAPANESE HAND CARVED IVORY BUDDHA WITH BINDLE
Finely carved ivory standing Buddha figure. He is shown carrying sack over shoulder tied to wooden walking staff. In his left hand is leaf paddle fan and an inro box can be seen hanging by his right hip. His robe is textured with tea stain. 19th/20th century. Signed to bottom. Measures 5 3/8" height x 2 3/4" width (13.6cm x 6.9cm). Total weight of 426 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.
227 - ANTIQUE CHINESE IVORY CARVED FISHERMAN FIGURE
Chinese hand carved ivory fisherman. He is depicted with bamboo pole and woven basket with fish in it. Mounted to wooden base. 19th/20th century. Measures 8 1/2" height + 1 1/2" base height. Total weight including base 643 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $500-$700.
228 - CHINESE HAND CARVED IVORY CHESS SET WITH BOX
Chinese hand carved ivory chess set having Ivory and tea stained colors in 32 pieces. Each piece fully relief carved throughout. Largest piece measures 4 1/2" height (11.4cm). Total ivory weight of 458 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $500-$700.
229 - CHINESE IVORY HAND CARVED FLOWER MAIDEN FIGURE
Chinese hand carved ivory figure depictin a woman holding a bouquet of flowers. She is wearing layered robe and is fully relief carved throughout. 19th/20th century. Mounted on silver inlay wooden base. Measures 12" height + 1 5/8" base height (30.5cm + 4.1cm). Total weight of 964 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
230 - CHINESE CARVED IVORY & CLOISONNE MAIDEN FIGURE
Chinese carved ivory and cloisonne Court Maiden figure. The face and hands are ivory with gilded metal and enamel cloisonne body. 20th century. Measures 8 3/4" height (22.2cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.
231 - CHINESE CARVED IVORY GUAN YIN FIGURE
Chinese hand carved ivory maiden figure. Maiden is holding long stemmed flowers. 20th century. Measures 7" height (17.8cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.
232 - CHINESE CARVED PINK CORAL MAIDEN GROUP FIGURE
Fantastic relief carved pink coral group figure depicting a maiden with two young children near peach tree. Also in the scene is a squirrel, flowers, rabbit and a bird. 19th/20th century. Includes fitted wooden base. Measures 6" height x 8 1/4" length x 2" depth (15.2cm x 20.9cm x 5.1cm). Coral weight NOT including base 548 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $800-$1200.
233 - CHINESE HAND CARVED WHITE JADE QUAN YIN FIGURE
Antique Chinese hand carved jade Guan Yin figure. She is depicted in layered robe and folding fan to right hand with a cat at her feet. Glowing white jade having translucence with hints spinach green. 19th/20th century. Includes fitted wooden base with silver inlay. Measures 7 3/4" height x 4 3/4" width + 1 5/8" height (19.6cm x 12cm + 4.1cm). Jade weight of 737 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
234 - CHINESE HAND CARVED CELADON JADE SHOU XING PENDANT
Chinese celadon jade relief carved Shou Xing pendant. He is depicted with wooden staff and holding a peach branch. Next to him is a deer. 19th/20th century. Measures 2 3/8" height x 1 1/4" width (6cm x 3.1cm). Total weight of 44 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.
235 - CHINESE ENAMELED SILVER & JADE HAND MIRROR
Antique Chinese silver and jade mirror. Has jade handle and plaque set to verso. Has cabochon turquoise stones set with beautiful floral enameling. 19th century. Measures 6 1/2" length x 2 3/4" width (16.5cm x 6.9cm). Total weight of 126 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.
236 - 19TH C HAND CARVED CHINESE JADE MUGHAL DAGGER
Antique Chinese hand carved figural sheep head handle Mughal dagger. Handle is constructed of a rich dark green jade with filigree overlay and mounted jewels. Includes sheath. 19th century. Measures 15" length (38.1cm). This lot has been relisted due to non-paying bidder Tom Tompson from Springtown, TX.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
237 - 3 CHINESE JADE & JADEITE PENDANTS
3 Chinese jade and jadeite pendants. Lot includes a heart with calligraphy, monkey with peach and finally a gourd. 19th/20th century. Largest measures 1 3/4" length (4.4cm). Total weight of 15.8 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
238 - 6 TACKHING CHINA TRADE SILVER & JADEITE SPOONS
5 Tackhing, Honk Kong sterling silver demitasse spoons. Each has a bamboo design to handle and oval cut and carved jadeite tablets set to the end of each spoon handle. Each jadeite carving depicts peaches. Each spoon holds Tackhing impressed marks. Made late 19th century for export to European and American markets. Each measures approx. 4 1/8" length (10.4cm). Total weight of 1.72ozt / 53g.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
239 - ANTIQUE CHINESE HAND CARVED JADEITE LIDDED VESSEL
Stunning Chinese hand carved white jadeite lidded vessel. Has raised floral and stork designs to bottom. Interesting reticulated handle design. 19th/20th century. Has fitted wooden base. Measures 7" height + 1" base height (17.8cm x 2.5cm). Total weight including base 528 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $700-$1000.
240 - ANTIQUE CHINESE CARVED CELADON JADE HORSE URN
Antique Chinese hand carved celadon jade galloping horse horse covered vase vessel. Has figural Pheonix design to cover with perched bird with wings up to side of body. Stunning translucent pale green celadon jade color. 20th century. Includes fitted wooden base. Measures 7 1/2" height + 1" base height (19cm + 2.5cm). Jade weight of 658 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1000-$1500.
241 - FINE CHINESE CARVED IVORY MAIDEN FIGURE
Magnificent Chinese hand carved elephant ivory figure depicting a seated maiden with paddle fan. In her hair is a Phoenix hairpin. She is sitting near rock with teapot and cup. At her feet is lily pads and lotus blossom. Finely relief carved throughout. 19th/20th century. Measures 6 3/4" height x 5" length x 4 1/4" depth (17.1cm x 12.7cm x 10.7cm). Ivory weight of 888 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $1500-$2000.
242 - ANTIQUE CHINESE CELADON JADE WATER COUPE POT
Antique Chinese hand carved Celadon jade coupe scholar's desk water pot. Has a beautiful fully relief carved figural design depicting two foo dogs to sides of organic pod shaped coupe. Beautiful celadon green with hints of russet. Hand chased vein design to bottom. 19th/20th century. Measures 1 1/8" height x 2 5/8" length x 2 1/8" depth (2.8cm x 6.6cm x 5.4cm). Total weight of 77 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $300-$400.
243 - INTRICATE CHINESE WHITE JADE CARVED CABBAGE
Very intricately carved Chinese jade stone cabbage vegetable plant. High attention to detail and show of mastery of relief carving. Textured vein design throughout exterior realistically mimicking a cabbage's skin. Cultural Revolution period. Measures 9" length x 6" height x 3" depth (22.8cm x 15.2cm x 7.6cm). Total jade weight of 1589 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
244 - CHINESE SHOUSHAN CARVED FIGURAL LYCHEE w STAND
Stunning Chinese hand carved Shoushan Tianhuang stone lychee fruit plant. Masterfully relief carved throughout to depict a cluster of 13 berries on branch. Cultural Revolution period. Includes fitted wooden stand. Measures 8 3/4" length x 3 3/4" depth (22.2cm x 9.5cm). Total weight INCLUDING stand 1481 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
245 - Pr CHINESE CARVED JADEITE BANGLE BRACELETS
2 Chinese hand carved Jadeite bangle bracelets. Each has a translucent glowing apple green with white and lavender. Each measures approx. 2 3/4" diameter (6.9cm). Fits wrist approx. 2 1/4" diameter (5.7cm). Total jade weight of 108 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $600-$800.
246 - Pr OF CHINESE CARVED ROSE QUARTZ BANGLE BRACELETS
Pair Chinese relief carved rose quartz bangle bracelets. Each having raised designs depicting rats, coins, flowers and lingzhi. 19th/20th century. Each measures approx. 2 7/8" diameter (7.3cm). Fits wrist approx. 2 1/4" (5.7cm). Total weight of 78 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
247 - CHINESE HAND CARVED JADEITE PENDANT OF GOURD
Chinese hand carved jadeite pendant depicting a gourd with bat, lingzhi and bamboo. Breathtaking translucent jadeite with apple green and lavender colors. Measures 2 1/8" height x 1 1/2" width (5.4cm x 3.8cm). Total weight of 42 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
248 - CHINESE HAND CARVED JADE SCHOLAR'S WATER COUP
Antique Chinese hand carved celadon jade scholar's desk water pot. Has organic lily pad bowl with stalks and flowers to bottom. Glowing translucent pale green celadon jade color with russet pebbling. 19th century. Includes fitted wooden base. Measures 4 3/4" length x 3 3/8" width (12cm x 8.6cm). Total jade weight of 168 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.
249 - 11CHINESE CARVED GREEN NEPHRITE JADE BUDDHA FIGURE
Chinese hand carved nephrite jade Buddha figure. He is depicted seated with vessel in hand. He is sitting on stylized lotus blossom jade base with fitted wooden lotus blossom base. Has a translucent green jade color. 19th/20th century. Measures 4 3/4" height x 3" width + 1 1/8" base height (12cm x 7.6cm + 2.8cm). Total weight INCLUDING base 392 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $400-$600.