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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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. Asian Art Online more ...

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Lot: 24
    Unsold  

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Lot: 28
    Unsold  

    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

    Lot: 29
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    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 ...