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
LOTS
 of 8575
8176 A reticulated wood table screen with famille rose enameled porcelain plaque Republic period US$ 2,875
£1,710
€2,075
8177 A hardwood three-panel table screen with enameled porcelain plaques 20th century US$ 16,250
£9,667
€11,728
8229 A carved stone head of a luohan Ming dynasty US$ 1,250
£743
€902
8232 A pair of carved stone recumbent mythical beasts US$ 1,250
£743
€902
8233 A scholars' rock with stand US$ 625
£371
€451
8236 A marble table screen US$ 4,375
£2,602
€3,157
8243 A group of two carved coral figures 20th century US$ 5,625
£3,346
€4,059
8244 A carved coral figural group US$ 12,500
£7,436
€9,022
8251 Two hardstone seals US$ 2,250
£1,338
€1,623
8286 A jade plaque mounted on a brass box 19th century US$ 1,000
£594
€721
8331 A yellow jade square-sectioned covered box US$ 3,500
£2,082
€2,526
8353 Two nephrite snuff bottles US$ 5,625
£3,346
€4,059
8398 An embroidered silk hanging panel depicting the Three Stars of Happiness
19th century
US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
8403 A group of six silk clothing accessories 19th/20th century US$ 875
£520
€631
8404 Two vertical textile hangings US$ 1,750
£1,041
€1,263
8405 A group of four silk panels 18th century and later US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
8408 An embroidered silk and hardwood table screen with mother-of-pearl inlay 19th century US$ 17,500
£10,411
€12,630
8412 A kesi-woven purple ground dragon robe Late Qing dynasty US$ 5,625
£3,346
€4,059
8413 An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period US$ 4,750
£2,826
€3,428
8415 A blue brocade gauze dragon robe with gilt thread decoration Late Qing/Republic period US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
8419 A group of seven embroidered silk rank badges Late Qing/Republic period US$ 1,250
£743
€902
8420 A group of nine pieces of kingfisher-decorated jewelry 19th century US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
8421 A group of thirteen brocade and embroidered rank badges Late Qing dynasty US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
8424 A group of Chinese and Japanese export silver bowls Late 19th and early 20th century US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
8425 A pair of reticulated export silver vases Late Qing/Republic period US$ 937
£557
€676
8427 A group of six export silver objects Late Qing/Republic period US$ 750
£446
€541
8428 An assembled export silver three-piece tea set Wang Hing marks, Late Qing/Republic period US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
8429 An export silver three-piece tea set Wingon Company mark, Republic period US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
8430 A Peking enameled silver box Qing dynasty US$ 1,250
£743
€902
8431 A baitong and copper incense clock 20th century US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
8432 A reticulated copper hand warmer Late Qing dynasty US$ 2,250
£1,338
€1,623
8434 A small quatrelobed bronze censer and stand Xuande mark, 18th century US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
8435 A cast bronze hinged censer in the form of a luduan US$ 312
£185
€225
8437 A cast bronze duck-form censer Late Qing dynasty US$ 1,375
£818
€992
8438 A large cast bronze peach-shaped censer US$ 4,750
£2,826
€3,428
8439 A large cast bronze tripod censer 19th century US$ 3,125
£1,859
€2,255
8440 A rare inlaid cast bronze tripod vessel Ming dynasty US$ 7,500
£4,462
€5,413
8441 A cast bronze libation cup, jue Shang dynasty US$ 15,000
£8,924
€10,826
8442 An archaic bronze wine vessel, he Han dynasty US$ 1,875
£1,115
€1,353
8444 A group of three archaistic bronze vessels US$ 6,250
£3,718
€4,511
8445 A cast bronze ding and a cover Warring States period US$ 3,500
£2,082
€2,526
8449 A parcel-gilt bronze belt hook Han dynasty US$ 7,500
£4,462
€5,413
8451 A group of bronze articles Han dynasty and later US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
8452 A group of seven archaistic bronze mirrors US$ 1,000
£594
€721
8454 A gilt bronze two-part belt buckle 19th century US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
8455 A cloisonné enameled and gilt copper hat stand 18th/19th century US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
8457 A group of six canton enameled bowls Late Qing dynasty/Republic period US$ 875
£520
€631
8462 A cast bronze seated bodhisattva Ming dynasty US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
8464 A gilt bronze seated bodhisattva Ming dynasty US$ 8,750
£5,205
€6,315
8465 A cast bronze seated figure of a Buddha Ming dynasty US$ 2,125
£1,264
€1,533
8466 A Tibetan gilt-lacquered bronze Medicine Buddha 17th/18th century US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
8467 A group of three cast bronze decorations US$ 1,000
£594
€721
8472 A parcel-gilt bronze seated figure of the Buddha US$ 6,250
£3,718
€4,511
8475 A parcel gilt bronze figure of a Daoist deity 17th/18th century US$ 875
£520
€631
8478 A gilt-lacquered bronze seated Daoist female divinity 17th century US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
8479 A cast bronze seated figure of a Daoist deity Ming dynasty US$ 937
£557
€676
8480 A massive gilt lacquered bronze seated figure of Budai Ming dynasty US$ 12,500
£7,436
€9,022
8487 A cloisonné enameled metal inlaid hardwood ruyi scepter US$ 687
£409
€496
8488 A hardwood tray with mother of pearl inlay Qing dynasty US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
8512 A zitan stacking food container US$ 1,375
£818
€992
8519 A small mixed wood and painted marble table screen Late Qing/Republic period US$ 1,375
£818
€992
8522 A wood-mounted circular glass table screen Republic period US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
8524 A hardwood scroll pot US$ 18,750
£11,155
€13,533
8526 A burlwood brush pot 19th century US$ 937
£557
€676
8528 A hardwood brush pot, bitong US$ 1,125
£669
€811
8529 A rootwood brush pot, bitong 18th/19th century US$ 1,875
£1,115
€1,353
8530 Two huanghuali brush pots, bitong Late Qing dynasty US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
8531 A zitan brush pot, bitong US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
8532 A cinnabar lacquer foliate rim dish Qianlong mark, Republic period US$ 1,250
£743
€902
8534 A polychrome lacquer circular covered box 18th century US$ 53,750
£31,978
€38,794
8538 A tinted and carved ivory erotic wrist rest Late Qing dynasty US$ 5,000
£2,974
€3,608
8539 Two ivory figural carvings Late Qing dynasty/Republic period US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
8575 A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century US$ 3,125
£1,859
€2,255

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