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April 20, 2012 11:00AMCalender

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  • Miniature Painting

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $296$250

    Miniature Painting, India, ink and color on paper, depicting figures riding on an elephant, and two angels holding necklaces in the sky, with calligraphy inscription in the background, 10 x 7 in. more ...

  • Four Persian Miniatures

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $790$650

    Four Persian Miniatures, Iran, 19th century, painted on ivory, a warrior as mythical beast, figures in a court scene, a group of riders playing polo, and two riders playing polo, framed, sizes to 10 more ...

  • Two Persian Miniatures

    Lot: 2A
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    Two Persian Miniatures, Iran, 19th/20th century, ink and color on paper, a mahout on an elephant, and a couple exchanging gifts, matted, 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. more ...

  • Large Inlaid Islamic Chest

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $911$750

    Large Inlaid Islamic Chest, iron with inlaid metal geometric and stylized floral decoration, domed lid and large ring handles, 38 5/8 x 26 1/2 x 23 in. more ...

  • Enameled Dagger

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $608$500

    Enameled Dagger, Middle East, 20th century, hilt and sheath depicting flowers, leaves, and birds in small cartouches, lg. 14 in. more ...

  • Gilt and Enameled Glass Mosque Lamp

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $5,925$5,000

    Gilt and Enameled Glass Mosque Lamp, Egypt/Syria, 19th century, the slanting body and the trumpet-shaped neck decorated in blue and red enamel and gilt with calligraphy and floral scrolls, six lugs more ...

  • Jade-handled Dagger with Scabbard

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $4,594$3,750

    Jade-handled Dagger with Scabbard, India, 19th/20th century, the handle gilded and inlaid with rubies, stone of celadon color, the blade of polished steel with gilded line, lg. 12 in. more ...

  • Kris Dagger

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $652$550

    Kris Dagger, Malaysia, 19th century, traditional double-sided wavy blade sheathed in an elaborate low-relief metal case depicting scrolling flowers, tendrils, and birds, with wood and ivory hilt, more ...

  • Bronze Figure of Padmapani

    Lot: 8
    Unsold  

    Bronze Figure of Padmapani, Burma, Pagan, 11th century, seated on a rock covered with a tiger skin, both hands resting on his knees, malachite and azurite deposits, ht. 7 3/8 in. more ...

  • Bronze Buddha

    Lot: 9
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    Bronze Buddha, Burma, 12th century, depicted standing on a double-lotus throne with his hands in the "turning the wheel of dharma" mudra, ht. 4 5/8 in. more ...

  • Bronze Stele

    Lot: 10
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    Bronze Stele, eastern India, Pala period, 9th century, depicting an enthroned seated Buddha surrounded by attendants, heavenly apsaras and devotees, his right hand in bhumisparsa and his left in more ...

  • Bronze Buddha

    Lot: 11
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    Bronze Buddha, northeastern India, 10th century, depicting a standing Buddha with his left hand in abbaya and his right hand in varada mudra, ht. 8 7/8 in. more ...

  • Bronze Stele

    Lot: 12
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    Bronze Stele, Northeastern India or Thai Peninsula, 11th century, depicting Lord Ganesha standing on a lotus throne accompanied by two kneeling attendants and Moosikam, the mouse, over his right more ...

  • Bronze Buddha

    Lot: 13
    Unsold  

    Bronze Buddha, Eastern India, Pala period, 10th century, seated on a group of three elephants with his hands in the "earth witness" mudra, patina of malachite with azurite deposits, ht. 11 5/8 in. more ...

  • Two Nepalese Gilt-bronze Donor Figures

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $2,552$2,100

    Two Nepalese Gilt-bronze Donor Figures, 18th century, in meditation mudra, one is seated and one is kneeling, both on lotus thrones with attached offering dishes, ht. 9 5/8 and 11 3/4 in., more ...

  • Blue and White Water Dropper

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $1,185$1,000

    Blue and White Water Dropper, Korea, 20th century, round, depicting a stylized cosmic circle surrounded by seven pierced circles, a band of pierced lotus and tendrils around the body, dia. 3 5/8 more ...

  • Blue and White Covered Bowl

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $1,304$1,100

    Blue and White Covered Bowl, Korea, 19th century, round, with domed cover, depicting peonies and leaves, finial with an auspicious character, ht. 4, dia. 3 3/8 in. more ...

  • Two Korean Paintings

    Lot: 17
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    Two Korean Paintings, Korea, 19th century, two panels from a munjado calligraphy screen, ink and color on paper, framed, 35 1/4 x 20 7/8 in. more ...

  • Dirgha-agama Sutra Painting

    Lot: 17A
    Sold for: $18,225$15,000

    Dirgha-agama Sutra Painting, Korea, possibly 14th century, gold paint on dark blue paper, inscribed with a dedication and the date "zhi zheng jiu nian" (1349), 7 1/2 x 33 in. more ...

  • Blue and White Water Dropper

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $237$200

    Blue and White Water Dropper, Korea, 20th century, octagonal, each side ending with a small foot, the top depicting a dragon among clouds with clouds surrounding the sides, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 4 1/2 more ...

  • Large Vase

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $711$600

    Large Vase, Korea, 19th/20th century, ovoid, with four circular cartouches, two with the turtle of longevity and the other two with a phoenix, a ruyi-head band at the shoulder, dia. 11 1/2, ht. 13 more ...

  • Large Dragon Jar

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $1,422$1,200

    Large Dragon Jar, Korea, 19th century, ovoid, depicting a scrolling dragon, flaming pearl, and clouds, with ruyi-head band on the shoulder and stylized clouds on the rim, dia. 13, ht. 12 7/8 in. more ...

  • Woodblock Print

    Lot: 21
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    Woodblock Print, Japan, ink and color on paper, depicting the Meguro Fudo temple, signed "Kawase Hasui," with one seal, 9 1/2 x 14 in. more ...

  • Woodblock Print

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $178$150

    Woodblock Print, Japan, late 19th century, ink and color on paper, depicting three samurai in a garden, by Toyokuni, framed and glazed, 30 x 14 in. more ...

  • Woodblock Prints

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $504$425

    Woodblock Prints, Japan, ink and color on paper, a pair depicting landscape with figures, 8 1/4 x 12 1/2; one depicting a woman, with one seal, one signature, 13 1/2 x 9; one depicting a guy, 9 1/4 more ...

  • Woodblock Print Diptych

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $267$225

    Woodblock Print Diptych, Japan, 20th century, ink and color on paper, depicting portraits of Japanese congressmen, an inscription with each figure, 18 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. more ...

  • Woodblock Print

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $122$100

    Woodblock Print, Japan, late 19th century, ink and color on paper, depicting two women and two men, inscribed "by Toyokuni Diptych," with one seal, 19 x 15 in., framed and glazed. more ...

  • Woodblock Print

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $119$100

    Woodblock Print, Japan, 20th century, ink and color on paper, depicting three men trying to kill a man with knives and a big rock, inscribed "by Toyokuni Diptych," with five seals, framed and more ...

  • Toyokuni (1786-1865) Print

    Lot: 27
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    Toyokuni (1786-1865) Print, Japan, late 19th century, ink and color on paper, depicting a woman and a man with knives killing another man, inscribed, with two seals, 19 1/2 x 14 in., framed and more ...

  • Three Framed Prints

    Lot: 28
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    Three Framed Prints, Japan, ink and color on paper, each depicting figures in different settings, by Toyokuni (1786-1865), 10 x 14 in. more ...