Chinese & other Asian Works of Art

2 Nov 2009, starting at 14:30 GMT.

Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

Five Himalayan or Tibetan ritual objects for Tantric, or other Buddhist, observance

A Chinese brass incense burner and domed cover; an archaistic bell; and a gu-shaped bronze vase of typical trumpet form

A metal and enamel box and cover of circular form; together with two small pieces of Cantonese ivory and a number of unglazed beads

Six Chinese (or other Asian) items

Five Chinese ceramic items

A small, blue enamelled, cup decorated with two five-clawed dragons Six-character mark of The Guangxu Emperor

A famille rose bowl, decorated with the Chang (entrails) and three other sacred objects Six-character mark of The Guangxu Emperor

A pair of green enamelled bowls Six-character marks of The Guangxu Emperor

A small, orange-decorated, cup of typical form depicting a pair of five-clawed dragons Six-character mark of The Guangxu Emperor

A small Satsuma vase; decorated with Boys at play Meiji Period or later

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Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

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Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £175,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £175,001 to £3,000,000 the Hammer Price
12.5% from £3,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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Lot symbols
Y CITES

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* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

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