Chinese & other Asian Works of Art

9 May 2011, starting at 12:00 BST.

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lots

A small mottled-green jade boulder carved as a single Scholar beside a large mountain, possibly a landscape from The P'eng-lai (Isles of The Blessed) 18th Century

A jade figure of a seated Scholar or Deity; together with a green jadeite, or other stone, 'ear-pick'; and a green tourmaline pendant

Four Chinese snuff bottles, including: one in rose-quartz decorated with bats; and one in mottled chalcedony with mask handles

A jade seal or stamp with mythological animal finial Qing Dynasty or later

Four Chinese snuff bottles, comprising: one designed as a vegetable pod; one with coral stopper modelled as a finger citron; one in grey jade; and one in jade decorated with mythological animals

A small white and russet jade brush washer of circular form Four character Qianlong mark

Six jadeite, or other stone, archer's rings of typical cylindrical form

Three Chinese snuff bottles, including: one in jade with a reticulated design; and another in jade decorated with a mytholgical animal

A mottled jade buckle or applique, decorated with mythological animals

Four small jades, including; one of a boy, or mythological figure holding a string of cash, and standing beside a toad

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Item contains ruby or jadeite

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