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Pair of Enameled Bowls

Pair of Enameled Bowls

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1024
Estimate:
$20 - $200

Pair of Enameled Bowls, China, 20th century, upturned bell shape on a raised foot, with the Eight Immortals, a dragon roundel to the well, six-character Kangxi mark on base, with wood stands, ht. 3 More ...

Mahogany and Brass Washstand with Chinese Export Porcelain Basin

Mahogany and Brass Washstand with Chinese Export Porcelain Basin

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$185$150

Mahogany and Brass Washstand with Chinese Export Porcelain Basin, three oval shelves, two with brass galleries, set on brass rods, top shelf with 18th century export basin depicting a phoenix and a More ...

Carved Hardstone Censer and Cover

Carved Hardstone Censer and Cover

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1103
Sold for:
$492$400

Carved Hardstone Censer and Cover, China, in the shape of a seated qilin, decorated with an openwork and relief dragon mask on the back, spinach green stone, 6 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Three Painted Wood Carvings of Figures

Three Painted Wood Carvings of Figures

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1228
Sold for:
$185$150

Three Painted Wood Carvings of Figures, China, two Daoist deities and a Buddhist deity, all seated on chairs with legs down, painted and partially gold-lacquered (now mostly missing), ht. to 9 3/4 More ...

Pair of Yellow-glazed Vases

Pair of Yellow-glazed Vases

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1303
Sold for:
$431$350

Pair of Yellow-glazed Vases, China, baluster form with trumpet mouth and angled body, decorated with a carved chilong dragon and bat around the neck, a raised lappet band around the bottom, drilled More ...

Pair of Turquoise Shishi Lions

Pair of Turquoise Shishi Lions

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1330
Sold for:
$123$100

Pair of Turquoise Shishi Lions, China, 20th century, each lion seated on a rectangular base with a paw resting on a ball or a cub, one marked "China" on the base, overall ht. 6 in. Asian Art More ...

Pair of Enameled Bowls

Pair of Enameled Bowls

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1389
Unsold
 

Pair of Enameled Bowls, China, 20th century, upturned bell shape on a raised foot, with the Eight Immortals, a dragon roundel to the well, six-character Kangxi mark on base, with wood stands, ht. 3 More ...

Blue and White Dragon Bowl

Blue and White Dragon Bowl

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1433
Sold for:
$461$375

Blue and White Dragon Bowl, China, upturned bell-shape, decorated with a dragon roundel in the well and a frieze of two dragons and chrysanthemums to the exterior, six-character Kangxi mark on base, More ...

Imari Export Porcelain Charger

Imari Export Porcelain Charger

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1306
Sold for:
$185$150

Imari Export Porcelain Charger, China, 19th century, with large central scene of two female mythological figures, dia. 14 7/8 in. More ...

Blue and Copper White Porcelain Water Dropper

Blue and Copper White Porcelain Water Dropper

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$246$200

Blue and Copper White Porcelain Water Dropper, Korea, 19th century, octagonal, surmounted with a mythical lion haetae, decorated with a landscape on top, two "su" (longevity) characters alternating More ...

Dehua Wine Pot and Cover

Dehua Wine Pot and Cover

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
43
Unsold
 

Dehua Wine Pot and Cover, China, Kangxi style, cylindrical form with applied chilong-inspired handle and spout, decorated with a molded two-string ribbon around the center, the cover with a More ...

Blue and White Dragon Jar and Cover

Blue and White Dragon Jar and Cover

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
167
Sold for:
$369$300

Blue and White Dragon Jar and Cover, China, 19th/20th century, baluster shape, four lion-head loops around shoulder, a stylized shishi lion on the domed cover, ht. 16 in. Provenance: The More ...

Two Carved Wood Netsukes

Two Carved Wood Netsukes

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
386
Sold for:
$431$350

Two Carved Wood Netsukes, Japan, one boxwood, fan-shaped, with a yokai mask on one side, signed "Jusen"; and one lacquered wood, in the shape of a standing qilin, signed "Gyokuseki" to underside, More ...

Pair of Brass Candleholders

Pair of Brass Candleholders

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1111
Sold for:
$86$70

Pair of Brass Candleholders, China, in the shape of a crane standing on bixi with a peach-inspired candleholder in its beak, decorated with floral scrolls and fuku character in sgraffito, More ...

Three Small Export Porcelain Jars

Three Small Export Porcelain Jars

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1168
Sold for:
$160$130

Three Small Export Porcelain Jars, China, early 19th century, polychrome decoration of convivial or mythological scenes, with lids and molded bases, ht. to 5 1/2 in. Provenance: The collection of More ...

Set of Tomb Pottery Figures

Set of Tomb Pottery Figures

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
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 ...

Sancai-glazed Guardian Lion Roof Ridge Tile

Sancai-glazed Guardian Lion Roof Ridge Tile

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$338$275

Sancai-glazed Guardian Lion Roof Ridge Tile, China, Ming dynasty style, depicted at attention with mouth open and two front paws resting on a ball, with molded ribbon decorations, ht. 15 3/4, wd. 14 More ...

Crackle-glazed Narcissus Planter

Crackle-glazed Narcissus Planter

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Crackle-glazed Narcissus Planter, China, possibly 18th century, elongated quatrefoil form, resting on four ruyi-shape feet, two sets of crackles in dark gray and light brown, ht. 3, dia. 5 5/8 in. More ...

Bronze Statue of the Warrior God Xuanwu

Bronze Statue of the Warrior God Xuanwu

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
297
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Bronze Statue of the Warrior God Xuanwu, China, possibly late Ming dynasty, seated in frontal view with his legs apart, a turtle snake between the feet, ht. 12 5/8 in. More ...

Cloisonne Fangding   Vessel and Cover

Cloisonne Fangding Vessel and Cover

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Cloisonne Fangding Vessel and Cover, China, 18th/19th century, decorated with archaic taotie masks above a band of paired dog-like animals, the double tiered cover with a compressed oviform knob More ...

Carved Stone Chop

Carved Stone Chop

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
378
Unsold
 

Carved Stone Chop, China, rectangular, topped with a pixiu, russet orange stone, signed "zhong yu" on one side, ht. 1 1/2, wd. 7/8 in. More ...

Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Buckle

Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Buckle

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Buckle, China, with an openwork chilong, spinach green stone mottled with darker and lighter inclusions, lg. 5 5/8 in. More ...

Carved Hardstone Censer and Cover

Carved Hardstone Censer and Cover

Auction:
3134B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 14, 2018
Lot:
449A
Unsold
 

Carved Hardstone Censer and Cover, China, in the shape of a seated qilin, decorated with an openwork and relief dragon mask on the back, spinach green stone, 6 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Bronze Qilin

Bronze Qilin

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1348
Sold for:
$197$160

Bronze Qilin, China, 20th century, reclining with its head turned to one side, ht. 1 1/8, wd. 2 7/8 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Pair of Bronze Vases

Pair of Bronze Vases

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1392
Sold for:
$123$100

Pair of Bronze Vases, Japan, 19th century, globular form with elephant-head handles, high relief dragon, lotus, fish, and qilin, "Hasegawa Harusada" mark on base, ht. 5 7/8 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Painted Pottery Standing Ox

Painted Pottery Standing Ox

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1449
Sold for:
$62$50

Painted Pottery Standing Ox, China, Han dynasty style, ht. 7 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Bronze Quadruped Censer

Bronze Quadruped Censer

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1431
Sold for:
$148$120

Bronze Quadruped Censer, Japan, rounded square form with two strap handles on shoulder, the openwork cover topped with a seated qilin, four-character mark reading "Nakano Sakue" to underside, ht. 8 More ...

Export Porcelain "Judgment of Paris" Plate

Export Porcelain "Judgment of Paris" Plate

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1088
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Export Porcelain "Judgment of Paris" Plate, China, early 19th century, the center with a polychrome mythological scene featuring two nude women flanked by men with spear/hook and a cherub, gilt More ...

Pair of Brass Candleholders

Pair of Brass Candleholders

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2363
Unsold
 

Pair of Brass Candleholders, China, in the shape of a crane standing on bixi with a peach-inspired candleholder in its beak, decorated with floral scrolls and fuku character in sgraffito, More ...

Four Silver Serving Pieces

Four Silver Serving Pieces

Auction:
3090T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
2281
Sold for:
$554$450

Four Silver Serving Pieces, including a Saxony sterling silver ladle with a figure of an ox and a serving fork, 6.8 troy oz. More ...