Asian Decorative Arts
11 Dec 2012, starting at 10:00 PST.

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A large jade censer 20th century
Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium
 of 8562
8443 An archaistic bronze tripod censer US$ 6,875
8468 An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century US$ 8,750
8469 A cast bronze Vajrayana deity with consort Nepal US$ 5,625
8470 A group of five gilt bronze Tibetan articles 18th/19th century US$ 8,750
8471 A gilt copper repoussé figure of seated Maitreya 18th century US$ 1,875
8473 A Tibetan gilt bronze model of Acala US$ 1,250
8536 A cinnabar lacquer rectangular covered box Republic period US$ 2,125
8542 A selection of books on Chinese furniture US$ 625
8543 A group of books on Chinese Archaeology and Sculpture US$ 2,000
8544 A selection of books on Chinese ceramics US$ 812
8545 A group of five books on Chinese silver and export art US$ 1,000
8546 A selection of books and catalogues on Chinese jades US$ 875
8548 Thirteen volumes of Masterpieces in the National Palace Museum series US$ 937
8554 A Gandharan gray schist relief fragment Afghanistan/North Pakistan, 2nd/3rd century CE US$ 937
8557 A group of four red sandstone female attendants Rajasthan, 11th-13th century US$ 6,250
8562 A narrative scroll of Prabuji, par Rajasthan, possibly Shahpura, 20th century US$ 1,500

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