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Asian Antiques (Section 1)

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Lot 1: Two miniature figural carvings on timber bases, including a man in a turban playing a pipe, and a couple riding a camel, likely ivory, attr Indian maker

As Found, losses to one, residues of glue to both

Dimensions of camel piece, including stand

Lot 2: A Well Carved Dark Timber Incense Burner in the shape of a lotus seed pod, with removable lid punctuated with holes for incense sticks, 8.5cm (dia.) x 4.5cm (H)

Lot 3: A Beautiful Japanese metal trinket box, featuring a stunning repousse design of a three-toed dragon and pearl, with raised detail of flowers to the sides, for repair and restoration (hinges a/f) with slight denting but otherwise a beautiful piece

Lot 4: An impressive ivory puzzle ball and stand, ball with intricate floral design, stand with exceptional reticulated foliate design, signature, possibly Japanese, to stand, c 1950s-1970s, puzzle ball 4.5 cm d, stand 13.5 cm h

As Found, some losses to interior elements of puzzle ball

Dimensions of ball on stand

Lot 5: An Exceptional Pair of Chinese Porcelain Bowls, with enamels of a reaching branch of yellow and pink blossoms host to a lingzhi mushroom, with sprigs of new growth reaching from the bottom of the bowl, both marked with a handpainted six character zhuanshu Qianlong period mark to base, 12cm (dia.) x 6cm (H)

Lot 6: An antique Chinese export chatelaine pencil case with applied dragon design, indistinct mark to cap, silver content untested, 15.8 g

Lot 7: A Fine Famille Jaune Teapot, with yellow ground and two reserves both with scenes of a vase of flowers, surrounded by auspicious objects including censers, scrolls, gourds, and bats, marked to base with Xianfeng period mark, 13.5cm (H)

Lot 8: An antique Chinese water pipe with cloisonné decoration including lotus flowers and peaches, Chinese characters to base and inside lid of storage container

As Found, losses to cleaning implements, cord, stopper

Lot 9: A Quality Metal Inkstone Box, lid decorated with an idyllic family scene with poetic inscription to top right and figures and bats highlighted with silver tones, inkstone to inner lid (cracked), base of box with impressed stamp mark, 19cm (L) x 5cm (H) x 11.5cm (D)

Lot 10: A Pair of Faux Ivory Chinese Emperor & Empress Figures, with carved detail and seated upon thrones

As found, some losses, one w/out stand

Lot 11: Three Fine Asian Avian Wares: an enamelled copper dish with sunset tones, a cloisonné and cinnabar thimble, and a reverse painted glass snuff bottle with two scenes of birds

All appear in good condition
Largest (snuff bottle):

Lot 12: A stunning antique Japanese serving platter with hand painted design of wisteria and cranes, attributed to Kutani, late Meiji/Taisho period, made for export, marked for Nippon to base, third character indistinct

Lot 13: A traditional Indonesian hand-carved bone blow dart gun with dragon head and hooks

As found

Lot 14: A Chinese Blue & White Bowl, profusely decorated with lotus flowers to exterior and inside bowl, unmarked to base, 16.5cm (dia.) x 8cm (H)

Lot 15: A Fine Pair of Large Chinese Vases, with beautiful hand painted enamels of flowers, butterflies, and pomegranates, marked to base with an apocryphal Qianlong four character mark, each approx. 30.5cm (H)

Lot 16: An antique-style brass Chinese hand warmer, with designs including beasts and peonies

As Found, minor dent to one side

Lot 17: A Beautiful Miniature Table Screen, with four handpainted panels featuring the seasons; landscapes to one side, birds amongst foliage to the other, painted on stone panels with chop seal signature to top left of one panel, in excellent vintage condition

Lot 18: A Large Chinese Porcelain Lidded Box, depicting a wise old man amongst disciples, with calligraphic inscription, and six character mark for Jiangxi Porcelain Company to base, 18cm (dia.) x 9cm (H)

Lot 19: A Carved Dark Timber Lidded Incense Box, with beautifully carved flowing shape and pierced lid, 10cm (dia.) x 5.5cm (H)

Lot 20: Five Chinese Teacups, of fine and thin porcelain, in an array of styles, including doucai, yellow ground, chicken, and blue & red examples, all with Chenghua marks to base, largest approx. 8cm (dia.) x 5cm (H)

Lot 21: A Large Chinese Blue & White Brush Pot, likely depicting scenes from the life of Lu Dongbin (796-1016) including his dream of 'yellow millet', on the other side visited by a god or immortal, with a thick foot rim partly unglazed and marked with a four character Kangxi mark to base, 19cm (dia.) x 16cm (H)

Lot 22: A Pair of Chinese Eggshell Porcelain Teacups with fine red applied ground and writing five-toed dragons above waves rendered in gold, both with six character Chenghua marks to base, each approx. 10.5cm (dia.) x 5cm (H)

Lot 23: A Charming Light Timber Brush Pot, decorated with a carved scene of fisherman, crane, and pine, 12.5cm (H) x 8.5cm (dia.)

Lot 24: A Large Chinese Famille Verte Brush Pot, decorated with powerful lions with fierce expressions to surface rolling a ball, six character Kangxi mark to base, 16cm (H) x 21cm (dia.)

Lot 25: A Famille Verte Vase in Kangxi Period Style, with enamelled scenes of Qing scholars and ministers entertained by a performer over underglaze blue geometric borders, with apocryphal six character Kangxi period mark to base, 30cm (H)

Lot 26: Two pieces of vintage Japanese moriage ware, including a vase and a plate with woven wicker frame, stamped to base including Shimazu clan mark

As Found, light wear to gilding on vase rim

Dimensions of plate

Lot 27: A Fine Miniature Table Screen, with four handpainted panels in ornate timber frames, one side with four beauties, the other with deftly painted birds amongst flowers

Lot 28: A Beautifully Decorated Chinese Blue & White Floral Bowl, with scrolling and blooming flowers to surface, six character Kangxi mark to base, 20cm (dia.) x 8.5cm (H)

Lot 29: A Handpainted Chinese Porcelain Bowl, with a pair of birds amongst prunus blossoms and chrysanthemums, with inscription to back, with apocryphal Yongzheng period mark to base

Lot 30: A Chinese Oxblood Glazed Porcelain Vase, with bulbous mouth with white inner glaze, and six character zhuanshu Qianlong mark to base, 21.5cm (H)

Lot 31: A Yixing ware export tea set with pewter overlay, comprising tea pot, milk jug, sugar bowl, hot water pot and cup, all with glazed interiors, inlaid coin in teapot lid without knob

As found, hairline crack to cup, small chips to inside rim of lids,

Dimensions of tea pot

Lot 32: Two Volumes of the Sanxitang Notes (The Dharma Book of Sanxi Hall), Volumes 3 & 4, a compilation of important Calligraphic Texts after an original Qianlong Publication, published by the Beijing Daily Press, c.1980s, as found

Lot 33: Two Volumes of the Sanxitang Notes (The Dharma Book of Sanxi Hall), Volumes 1 & 2, a compilation of important Calligraphic Texts after an original Qianlong Publication, published by the Beijing Daily Press, c.1980s, as found

Winning Bidder: $15 by hinchcliffese

Lot 34: A Beautiful Framed Korean Papercut Artwork, depicting Hanbok and Jungchimak dress

Lot 35: A Pair of Carved Boxwood Chinese Dogs, with bright little eyes and powerful expressions, mouths open; one with chip to tooth, slight cracking to the surface to the timber, otherwise excellent, 9cm (H) x 14cm (L)

Lot 36: A Beautiful Japanese Chawan Ceramic Bowl, attr. Kyomizu-yaki, with glazed cream surface with red, white, and gold cherry blossoms, stamped to base on an unglazed foot, very minor wear to transfer to inner bowl, light crazing

Lot 37: A vintage Xuande-style brass bowl with Chinese designs of dragons around the body, marked to base

Lot 38: A Large Vintage Chinese Handpainted Vase, featuring scenes of ladies in a garden with famille verte collar and cong shape, in good overall condition with hairline cracks to lower half but appears stable, 31cm (H) x 14.5cm (W) x 14.5cm (D)

Lot 39: A Pair of Chinese Long Necked Porcelain Vases, in rich red polychrome enamels, made in Jingdezhen Province (marked to base), 28.5cm (H)

Lot 40: A collection of four Brass items, including a beautiful teapot with stunning decorative work to the body and lid, a striking earn with the decorative work featuring a man riding a horse, and lidded circular pot with beautiful decorative work of birds and fruit on the body of the pot, also a small unique bell with leaves engraved on the body

Teapot measured
As found, some oxidisation on all, Tea pot handle and base damaged, and small handle of lidded container broken

Lot 41: A Chinese Blue & White Vase or Water Jug, depicting a pair of scholars in a landscape, with a scholar addressing his attendant to the other, with apocryphal Wanli period mark to side, 21cm (H)

Lot 42: A Large Chinese Calligraphic Painting of a Woman and Elephants, with two baskets of fruit and a monkey amongst the trees, signed lower right, 170cm (L) x 81cm (W)

Lot 43: A Large Chinese Porcelain Budai ('Laughing Buddha', or Hotei) Figure, with famille jaune enamelled robe, four character mark to base

Lot 44: A Large Chinese Porcelain Famille Jaune Square Sided Vase, with enamelled scenes of birds amongst flowers, including Geese, Magpies, Sparrows and a Parrot, made in Jingdezhen Province (marked to base), 34cm (H)

Lot 45: A Pair of Handpainted Chinese Porcelain Bowls featuring Children and Peaches over a Yellow Scale Pattern Ground with Child & Peach bowl, with apocryphal four character Yongzheng period mark to base

Lot 46: Two lovely vintage famille rose plates, both with hand painted designs in enamel, the smaller with central depiction of two women admiring a butterfly, Qianlong Nian Zhi stamp to base, larger plate stamped 'Decorated in Hong Kong'

Dimensions of largest

Lot 47: A beautiful vintage Japanese Moriage ware export tea set including tea pot, six trios, milk jug and sugar bowl, stamped to bases, including Shimazu (Satsuma) clan mark

As Found, repair to one saucer

Dimensions of tea pot

Lot 48: A handsome Chinese Rouleau vase with ornate floral and figural design, highlighted with gilding, chip to rim

Lot 49: A Large Chinese Stained Timber Table Screen, possibly Rosewood, with a white jade style panel of a pheonix in a landscape to center, surrounded by openwork meanders with a central 'Fu' (Prosperity) symbol with bats, with additional base piece and fitted box, 43cm (H) without stand, 48cm (H) with stand

Winning Bidder: $45 by m6hm6h

Lot 50: A large vintage Chinese famille rose double gourd form vase

Lot 51: A Pair of Chinese Crane Vases, on a gold sgraffito ground with morning glory flowers, raised detail, and white, black, and green banding, with apocryphal Yongzheng period mark to base

Lot 52: A Beautiful Chinese Dark Timber Jewellery Box, with a scene of Shou, god of longevity, in a glade with a pine tree, deer, and peaches, with red silk lining, as found, dimensions approx. 8.5cm (H) x 20cm (L) x 13cm (D)

Lot 53: A white ceramic vase with embossed bands, gilding and painted dancing figures, signed by artist and maked Pyong Yang, Korea, lower left

Lot 54: A Chinese Blue & White Vase or Water Jug, with a pair of fierce lions to surface amongst flowers with loose ruyi border to top, marked with hare symbol to base representing longevity, 20cm (H)

Lot 55: A Monumentally Large Chinese Calligraphic Scroll Painting of an Autumnal Landscape with Huts amongst a Flame Coloured Forest with Waterfalls, signed to top left, approximately 3 metres long by 114cm (W)

Lot 56: A Chinese Archaistic Jade in Shadow Box, in the form of a bestial libation cup, frame approx.