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Soapstone Carving

Soapstone Carving

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1217
Sold for:
$533$450

Soapstone Carving, China, 20th century, of Daoist immortals and attendants at leisure among mountainous landscape, wood stand and brocade box, ht. 8 in. More ...

Soapstone Carving

Soapstone Carving

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1222
Sold for:
$593$500

Soapstone Carving, China, carving of a Daoist Immortal holding a bamboo fan, teasing a foo dog next to him, with integral stand, ht. 13 in. More ...

Scholar's Rock

Scholar's Rock

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1359
Unsold
 

Scholar's Rock, Meng Zhao (b. 1967), brown stoneware, unglazed, wood firing, ht. 16 in. The Chinese appreciation of rare rocks can be traced back as early as the Tang dynasty (618-907), during More ...

Brush Stands

Brush Stands

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1657
Sold for:
$326$275

Brush Stands, China, one cast into a prunus branch, the other of carved wood as three Taoist Immortals and attendants, together with a calligraphy brush of ivory shaft with fine incising of dragon, More ...

Three Items

Three Items

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1708
Sold for:
$267$225

Three Items, China, a carved cinnabar vase, a soapstone carving of Han Xiangzi, one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, playing flute on rockwork, and a brass-mounted wood chest with multiple drawers, More ...

Ivory Carving

Ivory Carving

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
456
Sold for:
$267$225

Ivory Carving, Japan, ivory sphere carved in the shape of a dragon boat, with God of Longevity and other Daoist figures standing next to a gigantic coral branch on the boat, all floating on a More ...

Ivory Carving

Ivory Carving

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
512
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

Ivory Carving, China, 19th century, standing figure of one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, Li Tieguai, carrying an iron stick in his left hand and holding a gourd bottle in his right, with ruyi-head More ...

Bronze Taoist Divinity

Bronze Taoist Divinity

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
612
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Bronze Taoist Divinity, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), seated figure of a bearded man holding a begging bowl, ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Famille Rose Vase

Famille Rose Vase

Auction:
2492
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 20, 2010
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$504$425

Famille Rose Vase, China, early 20th century, decoration of flowers and butterflies, four-character Tao Kuang mark in red on the base, ht. 9 in. More ...

Porcelain Vase

Porcelain Vase

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
651
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Porcelain Vase, China, 19th century, Rouleau form with archaic dragon handles, underglaze blue decoration of the "Hundred Antiques" and Taoist divinities on handles, (repaired), ht. 24 in. More ...

Porcelain Figure

Porcelain Figure

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
720
Sold for:
$207$175

Porcelain Figure, China, late 19th/early 20th century, seated figure of the Taoist Heavenly emperor decorated in famille rose enamels, ht. 10 3/4 in. More ...

Porcelain Vase

Porcelain Vase

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
743
Sold for:
$119$100

Porcelain Vase, China, early 20th century, famille rose decoration of the Taoist Immortals and their attendants, ht. 17 in. More ...

Famille Rose Vase

Famille Rose Vase

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
754
Unsold
 

Famille Rose Vase, China, early 20th century, decoration of flowers and butterflies, four-character Tao Kuang mark in red on the base, ht. 9 in. More ...

Chinese Painting

Chinese Painting

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
937
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

Chinese Painting, 18th century, scene of Li Tieh Kuai being offered a ling chih by a Taoist mendicant, ink and colors on silk, brocade mounting, 50 x 26 in., framed. More ...

Taoist Priest Robe

Taoist Priest Robe

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

Taoist Priest Robe, China, 18th/19th century, gold brocade with embroidery of mythical animals, the island of the Immortals, phoenixes, and emblems of the sun and the moon, interior of purple silk More ...

Bronze Censer

Bronze Censer

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$504$425

Bronze Censer, China, 17th century, oval form with Tao Tieh mask handles, lg. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Soapstone Carving

Soapstone Carving

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
1111
Sold for:
$356$300

Soapstone Carving, China, 19th/early 20th century, three Taoist divinities with two attendants, ht. 9, lg. 8 in. More ...

Pair of Carved Rosewood Figures

Pair of Carved Rosewood Figures

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
1113
Sold for:
$385$325

Pair of Carved Rosewood Figures, China, early 20th century, images of the Taoist divinity Li Tieh Kuai, ht. 16 1/2 in. More ...

Jade Water Coupe and Cover

Jade Water Coupe and Cover

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 17, 2009
Lot:
295
Sold for:
$119$100

Jade Water Coupe and Cover, lavender and pale green, round form with Tao Tieh masks and a kylin finial. More ...

Bronze Taoist Divinity

Bronze Taoist Divinity

Auction:
2454
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 24, 2009
Lot:
492
Unsold
 

Bronze Taoist Divinity, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), seated figure of a bearded man holding a begging bowl, ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Archaic-style Ritual Bronze Vessel

Archaic-style Ritual Bronze Vessel

Auction:
2454
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 24, 2009
Lot:
558
Sold for:
$711$600

Archaic-style Ritual Bronze Vessel, China, Ming period (1368-1644), Tsun form, decoration of outward jutting flanges and broad Tao Tieh masks, ht. 14 1/2 in. More ...

Pair of Painting Fragments

Pair of Painting Fragments

Auction:
2454
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 24, 2009
Lot:
578
Sold for:
$415$350

Pair of Painting Fragments, China, Ming period (1368-1644), images of Taoist divinities, 24 x 12 in., framed and glazed. More ...

Agate Carving

Agate Carving

Auction:
2454
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 24, 2009
Lot:
679
Unsold
 

Agate Carving, China, scene of a Taoist Immortal emerging from a double gourd, 4 x 4 in. More ...

Bronze Vase

Bronze Vase

Auction:
2454
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 24, 2009
Lot:
1094
Sold for:
$326$275

Bronze Vase, China, 18th century or earlier, dragon-form handle, bands of Tao Tieh masks, ht. 9 3/4 in. More ...

Pair of Embroideries

Pair of Embroideries

Auction:
2454
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 24, 2009
Lot:
1100
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

Pair of Embroideries, China, 19th century, scenes of the Taoist Immortals at Po Shan, 22 x 15 1/2 in., framed and glazed. More ...

Bronze Image

Bronze Image

Auction:
2430
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2008
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$474$400

Bronze Image, China, Ming period (1368-1644), standing figure of a Taoist divinity, ht. 7 in. More ...

Five Boxes

Five Boxes

Auction:
2430
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2008
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$207$175

Five Boxes, Korea, late 19th/early 20th century, four rectangular and one hexagonal shape, decoration of yin/yang motifs and double-happiness character, red, black, and yellow colors, each lg. More ...

Scholar's Rock

Scholar's Rock

Auction:
2430
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2008
Lot:
573
Sold for:
$563$475

Scholar's Rock, China, Tai Hu stone with a Suchou-style base, ht. 17 in. More ...

Bronze Figure of a Taoist Divinity

Bronze Figure of a Taoist Divinity

Auction:
2430
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2008
Lot:
832
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

Bronze Figure of a Taoist Divinity, China, Ming period (1368-1644), seated figure in court costume, ht. 15 1/2 in. More ...

Archaic Bronze Vessel

Archaic Bronze Vessel

Auction:
2430
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2008
Lot:
934
Sold for:
$504$425

Archaic Bronze Vessel, China, late 19th century, Fang Hu type with tao tieh jump rings and surface decoration, (loss to bottom), ht. 14 in. More ...