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Auction 3134B

September 14, 2018 10:00AM

09-14-2018 09-14-2018

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Pair of Caparisoned Pottery Horses

Pair of Caparisoned Pottery Horses

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$800$650

Pair of Caparisoned Pottery Horses, China, possibly Tang dynasty, each horse depicted prancing with one front leg raised, the saddle, manes, and tails decorated with traces of red pigment, ht. 10 More ...

Tomb Pottery Figure

Tomb Pottery Figure

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Tomb Pottery Figure, China, Tang dynasty, the painted pottery female polo player riding a galloping horse, both well modeled with areas of original pigment, wood stand, lg. 16 1/2 in. More ...

Tomb Pottery Horse

Tomb Pottery Horse

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$984$800

Tomb Pottery Horse, China, Han dynasty, depicting a legless horse with a finely modeled face and bulging eyes, traces of red, black, and lavender original pigment, lg. 21 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Tomb Pottery Figure

Tomb Pottery Figure

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$98$80

Tomb Pottery Figure, China, Northern Wei dynasty, depicting a standing female figure in gray pottery with areas of original pigment, wood stand, ht. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Tomb Pottery Figure

Tomb Pottery Figure

Lot:
5
Unsold
 

Tomb Pottery Figure, China, Tang dynasty, depicting a seated female musician playing a lute, red pottery with traces of original pigment, wood stand, ht. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Set of Tomb Pottery Figures

Set of Tomb Pottery Figures

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$123$100

Set of Tomb Pottery Figures, China, Han dynasty, depicting an ox, cart, and farmer, gray earthenware with traces of original pigment, lg. 19 1/2 in. Provenance: Purchased from Susan Chen & Co., More ...

Two Tomb Pottery Figures

Two Tomb Pottery Figures

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Tomb Pottery Figures, China, Tang dynasty, each depicting a dancing lady, traces of original pigment, wood stands, ht. to 10 1/2 in. More ...

Pottery Figure of a Horse and Rider

Pottery Figure of a Horse and Rider

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$215$175

Pottery Figure of a Horse and Rider, China, possibly Tang dynasty, the rider with one arm across his waist, the horse standing on a rectangular base, ht. 14 3/4 in. Provenance: Purchased from More ...

Pottery Figure of a Man

Pottery Figure of a Man

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$123$100

Pottery Figure of a Man, China, possibly Han dynasty, standing with one arm raised, gray pottery decorated with white and with traces of red and black pigment, ht. 7 1/8 in. Provenance: More ...

Wooden Horse

Wooden Horse

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Wooden Horse, China, Han dynasty, standing with mouth open and ears pricked, the eyes, curled tail, mouth, and ears with red pigment, ht. 36, lg. 29 in. Provenance: Purchased from Kemin Hu. More ...

Sancai-glazed Camel

Sancai-glazed Camel

Lot:
11
Unsold
 

Sancai-glazed Camel, China, Tang dynasty, standing on a flat rectangular bisque base, mouth open and head turned upwards, saddled, with stand, ht. 25 in. Note: The TL Test issued by H.M. Lai, More ...

Sancai-glazed Earthenware Warrior

Sancai-glazed Earthenware Warrior

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$308$250

Sancai-glazed Earthenware Warrior, China, Tang dynasty, standing on an animal, his right hand raised and his left hand on his hip, ht. 16 1/4 in. More ...

Large Pottery Tray with Eight Ear Cups and a Ladle

Large Pottery Tray with Eight Ear Cups and a Ladle

Lot:
13
Unsold
 

Large Pottery Tray with Eight Ear Cups and a Ladle, China, possibly Eastern Han dynasty, gray earthenware with traces of red pigment, the ladle and tray decorated with dragon and bird heads, cup lg. More ...

Tomb Pottery Tray

Tomb Pottery Tray

Lot:
14
Unsold
 

Tomb Pottery Tray, China, Han dynasty, rectangular, with four separately made cabriole legs with horse-hoof feet, red earthenware with deep green iridescence and mustard brown glaze, 16 1/2 x 11 More ...

Three Tomb Pottery Vessels

Three Tomb Pottery Vessels

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Tomb Pottery Vessels, China, Han dynasty, two ear cups and a dragon-head ladle, all with iridescent green lead glaze, lg. to 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Ladle purchased from Susan Chen & Co., More ...

Small Yangshao Painted Pottery Jar

Small Yangshao Painted Pottery Jar

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$554$450

Small Yangshao Painted Pottery Jar, China, possibly Machang phase, globular red pottery body decorated with black checkerboard medallions, with two loop handles at the neck, the decoration with More ...

Tang Jar, Ming Censer, and a Han Jar

Tang Jar, Ming Censer, and a Han Jar

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$308$250

Tang Jar, Ming Censer, and a Han Jar, China, the Han jar with scrolling lions on the shoulder, the other standing on three hoof feet with an overall embossed turtle shell design, the Ming censer More ...

Jarlet

Jarlet

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$431$350

Jarlet, China, Tang dynasty, tripod censer form, resting on three feet, with splashed blue glaze, dia. 2 1/2 in. More ...

Anyoung Pottery Jar

Anyoung Pottery Jar

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$123$100

Anyoung Pottery Jar, China, Neolithic period, 12th century BC, short, squat shape with incised lines circling the upper body of dark gray clay, dia. 3 in. More ...

Group of Roman and Egyptian Antiquities

Group of Roman and Egyptian Antiquities

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$584$475

Group of Roman and Egyptian Antiquities, c. 1st-4th century AD, three Roman glass bottles in pale green to pale blue-green, and five Egyptian pottery pieces: a figure, a jarlet, two heads, and a More ...

Faience Striding Lion Amulet

Faience Striding Lion Amulet

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Faience Striding Lion Amulet, Egypt, possibly Late Dynastic period, wd. 2 1/4 in. Provenance: Purchased from Charles Ede Ltd., London, 2013. More ...

Faience Ushabti

Faience Ushabti

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Faience Ushabti, Egypt, 26th dynasty, the figure holding farming implements, the body inscribed with nine horizontal bands of hieroglyphics, the inscription has been translated as identifying the More ...

Two Mummified Cats

Two Mummified Cats

Lot:
22A
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Two Mummified Cats, Ancient Egypt, standing wrapped in coarse linen, painted eyes, nose, ears, and whiskers, mounted on a round stand (now unstable), in a domed glass case, ht. to 21 1/2 in. More ...

Hellenistic Bronze Head of a Satyr

Hellenistic Bronze Head of a Satyr

Lot:
23
Unsold
 

Hellenistic Bronze Head of a Satyr, possibly 2nd century BC, depicted with head slightly turned and gazing down to his left, hollow form with a lead core, mounted on a modern base, head ht. 1 1/2 More ...

Etruscan Bronze Statue of Hercules

Etruscan Bronze Statue of Hercules

Lot:
24
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Etruscan Bronze Statue of Hercules, possibly 5th century, depicted standing with the skin of a lion draped over one arm, the remnants of his club in the other, ht. 5 3/8 in. Provenance: More ...

Jamini Roy (1887-1972), Bride and Two Companions

Jamini Roy (1887-1972), Bride and Two Companions

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Jamini Roy (1887-1972), Bride and Two Companions, India, gouache on paper, signed in Bengali at lower right, framed and glazed, sight size 29 x 15 1/4 in. Provenance: Purchased by current More ...

Untitled Tempera Painting

Untitled Tempera Painting

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Untitled Tempera Painting, India, in the manner of Jamini Roy (1887-1972), depicting a dancing goddess, unsigned, framed and glazed, sight size 19 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. More ...

Illuminated Manuscript Page

Illuminated Manuscript Page

Lot:
27
Unsold
 

Illuminated Manuscript Page, India, possibly Mughal period, ink, opaque color, and gold on paper, depicting a ruler, possibly Jahangir, and a woman seated together, surrounded by two columns of More ...

Miniature Painting Depicting a Man and a Boy

Miniature Painting Depicting a Man and a Boy

Lot:
28
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Miniature Painting Depicting a Man and a Boy, India, opaque color and gold on wasli, seated facing each other on a couch in front of an architectural feature, with Nastaliq calligraphy below, framed More ...

Miniature Painting Depicting an Outdoor Scene

Miniature Painting Depicting an Outdoor Scene

Lot:
29
Unsold
 

Miniature Painting Depicting an Outdoor Scene, India, late 19th/early 20th century, ink, opaque color, and gold, depicting men conversing in a garden, painted in an archaic 17th century style, a More ...