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1 Lot 1: Chinese 14K Gold Figural Dragon on Stand Chinese 14K Gold Figural Dragon on Stand Lot 1: Chinese 14K Gold Figural Dragon on Stand

Chinese 14K gold (tested) figural dragon, depicted standing with raised head. Fitted with a conforming hardwood stand. 2" H x 3 1/2" W. 73.3 grams. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$2,400.00$2,600.00
2 Lot 2: Asian Export Silver Cocktail Set, incl. Shaker, Beakers, Tray & Stirrers Asian Export Silver Cocktail Set, incl. Shaker, Beakers, Tray & Stirrers Lot 2: Asian Export Silver Cocktail Set, incl. Shaker, Beakers, Tray & Stirrers

Japanese export silver cocktail set, comprised of one (1) shaker, eight (8) beaker style liqueur cups, and one (1) tray with wooden center insert and silver rim, 14 items total. All with raised dragon decoration to the body or rim against a stippled background. Shaker and beakers with M hallmark within a flower cartouche and chopmark stamp, tray with matching chop mark stamp. Together with four (4) Asian demitasse spoons or stirrers with bamboo style handles and figural finials, marked "Sterling 950". Shaker: 9 1/2" H, cups: 2 1/2" H, and stirrers: 3 3/4" L. Total weighable troy ounces (shaker & beakers) 22.19 total troy ounces. Stirrers weigh: 1.045 troy ounces. Early 20th century. The Estate of Alice Wright Summers Hale, Rogersville, TN. Condition: Denting to shoulder of top, cap and base of cocktail shaker. Some cups with bending. Fading to wood tray insert. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
7 Lot 7: 2 Chinese Silver Snuff Boxes 2 Chinese Silver Snuff Boxes Lot 7: 2 Chinese Silver Snuff Boxes

2 Chinese Export Silver Snuff Boxes, the larger with hinged lid and all sides decorated with repousse scenes of Chinese figures in landscapes, gilt interior, the underside marked for Hung Chong & Co. working Shanghai, late 19th to early 20th century. 1 5/8" H x 3 1/3" W; and the smaller box in the shape of a fan with lid hinged at side and decorated with repousse scene of Chinese figure in landscape, marked CHINA SILVER to underside. 3/4" H x 1 3/4" W. First half 20th century. Combined weight: 4.09 oz troy. Provenance: Private Indiana collection. Condition: Both items excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
8 Lot 8: Chinese White Jade Snuff Bottle Chinese White Jade Snuff Bottle Lot 8: Chinese White Jade Snuff Bottle

Chinese white jade snuff bottle, ovoid form with incised auspicious symbol decoration and a green jade stopper. 2 1/4" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois. Condition: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
9 Lot 9: Chinese Carved White Jade Guanyin Chinese Carved White Jade Guanyin Lot 9: Chinese Carved White Jade Guanyin

Large Qing carved white jade figure of the goddess of mercy Guanyin, depicted standing and holding a scroll, with feet visible beneath her robe. Fitted with a hardwood stand which has been mounted onto a brass Chinoiserie style lamp base with pierced white jade plaque finial. Figure measures: 9 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W. Plaque measures: 2 1/4" H x 1 3/4" W. Lamp measures: 26 1/4" H. Chinese, 19th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Guanyin figure is removable from lamp base and has not been drilled; it is in overall very good condition with one shallow edge chip noted to back base edge (7/16"L) and a smaller edge flake to the left of the left foot at the base edge of the sculpture (1/8"L). Lamp – overall good condition. Lamp is functioning but is in need of re-wiring. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
12 Lot 12: Chinese Bronze Censer with White Jade Finial Chinese Bronze Censer with White Jade Finial Lot 12: Chinese Bronze Censer with White Jade Finial

Qing bronze incense burner with carved pierced hardwood lid and white jade finial. Censer of circular form with half ring side handles, the sides with raised taotie mask and abstract dragon designs, accompanied by a pierced hardwood cover carved with longevity signs and surmounted with a white jade carving of an immortal child. 8 7/8"H x 6" diameter. Chinese, 19th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Part of the carved wood lid into which the jade finial sits is missing. Some wear and oxidation to bronze, particularly on underside and interior. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
13 Lot 13: Large Chinese Bronze Luduan Form Censer Large Chinese Bronze Luduan Form Censer Lot 13: Large Chinese Bronze Luduan Form Censer

Large Chinese figural bronze Luduan form or foo / fu dog censer, comprised of two parts. Beast or lion is depicted standing, the head with pricked ears, two horns, a curled mane and an open mouth having four sharp teeth and broad tongue. The rotund body with raised flame decoration, a fanned tail and four stout legs having flaming pearl decoration and resting on claw type paws. Underside of torso with archaic mark. 21 3/4" H x 9 1/2" W x 14 1/2" L.Bronze weighs 56.5 pounds. Provenance: The estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.P. McBride. A shipping manifest that descended with this object states that it was purchased on August 6, 1924 by W. P. McBride of Chicago, from Fu Teh Jung of 50 Jade St. in Peking, China, who acquired it from a retired Chinese military official, "Mr. Huei, Military Governor of Chiu-Chiang, China under [the] Ching [sic] Dynasty". The bronze is recorded on the shipping manifest as Han Dynasty. The porcelain vase referred to on this manifest is also in this auction (see lot #27). Note: Mrs. Bass's mother, Claire Childs McBride (Mrs. W.P. McBride), was the daughter of C. Frederick Childs (1875-1955), founder of the C.F. Childs & Co. Securities Co. Mr. Childs was the first dealer of U.S. Government Securities. His offices in Chicago and New York were across the street from the Federal Reserve in each city and his trading office was located at One Wall Street. Edie McBride Bass attended Miss Porter's School and graduated from Vassar. She married Jack Maddin Bass of Nashville, Tennessee, whose father owned J.M. Bass and Co., one Nashville's first securities firms. Edie served numerous charitable institutions in Nashville. She was a Lifetime Trustee of Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and the Ensworth School, and served on the Board of Miss Porter's School. She was a driving force in establishing fund raising for the Swan Ball, The Land Trust of Tennessee, and the M.S. Society. Condition: Old losses to tips of both ears. Stress fracture to joint of back left leg. Scattered pitting and wear to bronze commensurate for age. [See more photos →]

$3,400.00$3,800.00
14 Lot 14: Pair of Asian Bronze Models of Guanyin Pair of Asian Bronze Models of Guanyin Lot 14: Pair of Asian Bronze Models of Guanyin

Pair of gilt bronze figures depicting the bodhisattva Guanyin standing atop a double lotus base with a flame halo behind her head and a raised left arm holding a lotus blossom. 11" H x 3" W. 18th century or earlier. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: Both overall very good condition with light wear and scattered losses to gilt. One figure missing lotus blossom. [See more photos →]

$900.00$1,200.00
15 Lot 15: Large Siamese Gilt Buddha Large Siamese Gilt Buddha Lot 15: Large Siamese Gilt Buddha

Life sized Asian, likely Siamese, gilt bronze Buddha, depicted standing with arms outstretched and hands facing outward. Together with a custom black wood stand. Buddha: 69 1/2" H x 20" W. Stand: 10" H. Note: Purchased by the original owner in Hong Kong in 1979. Original receipt available to winning bidder upon request. The Estate of David G. Leach Jr., Vonore, Tennessee. Condition: Overall very good condition, wear to gilt finish on the right side of the chest, top of the arms, top of the feet, scattered wear to the lower half of the face and flame finial of head. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
16 Lot 16: 3 Asian Bronze Items, Buddhas & Censer 3 Asian Bronze Items, Buddhas & Censer Lot 16: 3 Asian Bronze Items, Buddhas & Censer

Three (3) Asian bronze items. 1st item: Asian bronze censer comprised of a pierced lid having a figural foo dog finial, an orb-shaped body with shaped handles, above tripodal legs with figural elephant knees, all mounted on a pierced and footed circular base. 13" H x 5" dia. Prob. Japanese, Late 19th/early 20th century. 2nd item: Southeast Asian gilt bronze buddha, depicted with a flame aura behind his crowned head and seated in the Vajrayana pose atop a double lotus base. 9 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W. 20th century. 3rd item: Bronze Buddha depicted seated in the Bhumisparsha position. 7 1/4" H x 5 3/4" W x 3 1/2" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: 1st item: Horizontal stress cracks to two of the four feet, one almost the entire width of foot, otherwise overall good condition. 2nd item: Overall good condition with light wear to gilt. 3rd item: Remnants of old gilt, heave wear to bronze with scattered areas of pitting. Wood base insert present but not intact, with old label remnants. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
18 Lot 18: Pair Chinese Cloisonne Garlic Bulb "Candelabra" Vases Pair Chinese Cloisonne Garlic Bulb "Candelabra" Vases Lot 18: Pair Chinese Cloisonne Garlic Bulb "Candelabra" Vases

Pair Chinese Cloisonne garlic bulb "candelabra" vases having turquoise grounds with scrolling foliate decoration and a total of five spouts. The bases with impressed four character Chia Ch'ing mark. 11 3/4" H x 7 1/2" W. 20th century. The estate of a Vanderbilt University professor, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: Both overall very good condition. One with a couple scattered areas of slight pitting to the lower body. One vase with craquelure line to the rim. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
19 Lot 19: Large Chinese Cloisonne Jardiniere Large Chinese Cloisonne Jardiniere Lot 19: Large Chinese Cloisonne Jardiniere

Large Chinese cloisonne jardiniere or planter, of lobed or quatrefoil form with flowering branch, butterfly and bird decoration and ruyi head rim border on a turquoise ground. Base with remnants of a paper label and with inscriptions. Approx. 19" dia. x 11 1/2" H. Possibly late Qing dynasty, late 19th/early 20th century. The estate of a Vanderbilt University professor, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: Overall good condition with general use wear and losses, one small area of bruising, 1/4" upper shoulder near rim. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
20 Lot 20: Large Chinese Cloisonne Foo Dog Basin Large Chinese Cloisonne Foo Dog Basin Lot 20: Large Chinese Cloisonne Foo Dog Basin

Large Chinese cloisonne basin, the interior with a diaper pattern ground and foo dog and precious object decoration, a shaped rim with stylized floral decoration and the exterior with alternating foliate vignettes on a turquoise ground. Base with four character seal mark. 4" H x 20 1/4" dia. 20th century. The estate of a Vanderbilt University professor, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: Overall very good condition with general wear, mostly to inner bowl and rim, very minor pitting to center of bowl, primarily to one foo dog. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
21 Lot 21: 3 Chinese Cloisonne Items, Covered Gourd Box & Pr. Double Gourd Vases 3 Chinese Cloisonne Items, Covered Gourd Box & Pr. Double Gourd Vases Lot 21: 3 Chinese Cloisonne Items, Covered Gourd Box & Pr. Double Gourd Vases

Three (3) Chinese Cloisonne Items, Covered Gourd Box & Pr. Double Gourd Vases. 1st item: Large Chinese cloisonne covered gourd form box with dragon mask decoration and turquoise glazed interior. 9" H (to tip of top finial) x 12" dia. 2nd & 3rd items: Pair of Chinese cloisonne double gourd form covered vases with foliate decoration and blue glazed interiors. 14" H x 6" W. All pieces 20th century. The estate of a Vanderbilt University professor, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: 1st item: Overall general wear throughout. 2nd & 3rd items: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
22 Lot 22: Massive Carved Stone Ruyi w/ Dragons Massive Carved Stone Ruyi w/ Dragons Lot 22: Massive Carved Stone Ruyi w/ Dragons

Monumental Chinese carved stone sculpture in the form of a Ruyi or scepter, possibly a garden ornament, having a belt hook dragon head top with smaller chilong dragons and lingzhi flanked by two seals to body, terminating in a magic fungus or Ju-i head shaped hook base with additional dragons. Reverse side with carved Chinese inscription the length of the scepter, six character seal form mark below the Ju-i head, and archaic mark below the dragon head. 53" L x 8 3/4" W x 7 3/8" D. 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Note: Mr. Horvatin was a designer of Asian gardens whose clients included the late Harle Montgomery. Condition: Formerly used as a garden ornament and shows some weathering; overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
23 Lot 23: 3 Chinese Jade Items, Pendant, Bangle & Snuff Bottle 3 Chinese Jade Items, Pendant, Bangle & Snuff Bottle Lot 23: 3 Chinese Jade Items, Pendant, Bangle & Snuff Bottle

Three (3) Chinese Jade Items, including Pendant, Bangle, and Snuff Bottle. 1st item: Rectangular spinach jade pendant with cut corners and an applied 18K yellow gold Quan Yin figure and 18K yellow gold bale. 2 3/4" H x 2 1/8" W. 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese celadon green jade bracelet. Interior: 2 1/4" diameter. 20th century. 3rd item: Chinese jade snuff bottle, flattened rectangular form, the body comprised of mottled grey jade and the top is amber colored jade. 2 1/2" H. Late 19th/early 20th century. The Estate of William Pursell, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: All items in overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
24 Lot 24: 3 Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hardstone & Porcelain 3 Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hardstone & Porcelain Lot 24: 3 Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hardstone & Porcelain

Three (3) Chinese snuff bottles including one (1) turquoise stone bottle with relief carved bird and flowering prunus branch decoration, one (1) carnelian agate hardstone bottle with two figures, a bird, and relief carved flowering branch, and one (1) round blue and white porcelain snuff bottle with figures and landscape, rooster mark to the base. Ranging in size from 2" to 3" H. 19th and Early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois. Condition: All bottles overall very good condition. Turquoise bottle top detached from spoon. Porcelain top possibly not original, no spoon present. Carnelian top does not sit flush with snuff bottle rim, unknown white residue to base. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
25 Lot 25: 7 Chinese Silk Embroidered Textiles 7 Chinese Silk Embroidered Textiles Lot 25: 7 Chinese Silk Embroidered Textiles

Grouping of seven (7) silk embroidered Chinese textiles including one (1) red silk child's robe, two (2) square embroidered panels including one with bat decoration, and four pairs of shoes including "Lotus" or feet binding shoes and two (2) pairs of children's shoes. All items Late 19th/Early 20th century. Condition: All items with general use wear. Robe missing fasteners and with some minor shattering along one side seam. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
26 Lot 26: Chinese Stand, Chair and Cabinet with Secret Compartments Chinese Stand, Chair and Cabinet with Secret Compartments Lot 26: Chinese Stand, Chair and Cabinet with Secret Compartments

Chinese Chair and Miniature Chest, both with hidden compartments, plus Chinese Carved Hardwood Stand, 3 items. 1st item: Chinese Chair, elm with old red stain. Top rail protruding at center, over a triple divided splat with low relief carving, square stiles, frame and panel seat with low relief bat/scroll carving, and four square legs divided by stretchers. Seat and seat rail conceal a hidden drawer with single dovetail that slides open on one side. 33 3/4"H x 17 1/2"W x 13 1/2"D. Likely Qing Dynasty, 19th century. 2nd item: Small cabinet or chest, likely elm or teak. Rectangular frame and panel top with through tenon construction, single dovetailed drawer with bronze pull over two false drawer fronts concealing a hidden well under the drawer; pierced and carved side ornaments, short feet are extensions of stiles. Plain panel sides and double panel back. 17 3/8"H x 29" W x 17 3/8"D. Likely Qing Dynasty, 19th century. 3rd item: Chinese hardwood stand or pedestal comprised of a round top with lotus and pierced apron, five carved cabriole legs decorated with applied scrolled ornaments and a carved flower blossom stretcher. 24 1/2" H x 11" dia. 20th Century. The estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Condition: 1st item: Most of the original red stain has worn off on the front and sides of the chair but much is retained on the back. One stretcher appears to be replaced. Scattered age shrinkage and general wear. 2nd item: Remnants of old paint. General wear and scattered shrinkage, overall very good condition. 3rd item: Overall good condition, some wood shrinkage to the top. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
27 Lot 27: Chinese Qianlong Doucai Porcelain Floor Vase or Jar Chinese Qianlong Doucai Porcelain Floor Vase or Jar Lot 27: Chinese Qianlong Doucai Porcelain Floor Vase or Jar

Chinese Doucai porcelain floor vase or jar, Qianlong or Chein Lung period (1736-1796). Flared and shaped rim with figural pierced dragon handles. The ovoid body with figural and animal scenic landscape decoration including a dragon dog standing beneath a pine tree with bird, and a female figure and warrior figure with horse. Band decoration to the rim and mid-section, leaf, ruyi-head and foliate decoration to the base. 29 1/2" H x 13" W. Provenance: the estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois. A shipping manifest that has descended with this item states that it was purchased on August 6, 1924 by W. P. McBride of Chicago, from Fu Teh Jung of 50 Jade St. in Peking, China, who acquired it from "retired Mr. Huei Military Governor of Chiu-Chiang [Jiujiang] China under Ching [sic] Dynasty." The document attributes the jar to the Chien Lung period, 1736-1796. The bronze censer referred to on this manifest is also in this auction (see lot #13). Note: Mrs. Bass's mother, Claire Childs McBride (Mrs. W.P. McBride), was the daughter of C. Frederick Childs (1875-1955), founder of the C.F. Childs & Co. Securities Co. Mr. Childs was the first dealer of U.S. Government Securities. His offices in Chicago and New York were across the street from the Federal Reserve in each city and his trading office was located at One Wall Street. Edie McBride Bass attended Miss Porter's School and graduated from Vassar. She married Jack Maddin Bass of Nashville, Tennessee, whose father owned J.M. Bass and Co., one Nashville's first securities firms. Edie served numerous charitable institutions in Nashville. She was a Lifetime Trustee of Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and the Ensworth School, and served on the Board of Miss Porter's School. She was a driving force in establishing fund raising for the Swan Ball, The Land Trust of Tennessee, and the M.S. Society. Condition: 5" hairline emanating from rim, One handle previously detached from rim and glued back. Light vertical hairline through the lower part of this handle, approx. 1/2" L. The 1924 shipping manifest stated the damage to the vase occurred during shipping. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
28 Lot 28: Chinese Celadon Porcelain Glazed Vase Chinese Celadon Porcelain Glazed Vase Lot 28: Chinese Celadon Porcelain Glazed Vase

Chinese celadon glazed porcelain vase, bronze form, with animal mask handles, fret decoration to the neck and raised dragon decoration to the body. Blue Hsuan T'ung mark to the base. 13" H. Early 20th century. Condition: One pinprick area of glaze loss to the lower body, otherwise overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$900.00$1,200.00
29 Lot 29: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Rouleau Vase, Qing Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Rouleau Vase, Qing Lot 29: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Rouleau Vase, Qing

Chinese Qing Famille Rose porcelain vase, rouleau form with flared rim. The neck with enameled floral decoration above a stylized and floral band, the body with figural landscape decoration depicting a nobleman on horseback, a female being pushed in a cart by a male attendant and a female attendant holding a tray with ewer. Gilt highlights to rim and shoulder.16 1/2" H. Qing Dynasty, Late 19th/Early 20th century. Private Nashville, TN Collection. Condition: Overall very good condition with minor wear to enameled decoration and rim. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
30 Lot 30: Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Baluster Covered Jar Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Baluster Covered Jar Lot 30: Large Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Baluster Covered Jar

Large Chinese Famille Rose porcelain baluster jar with helmet cover, Four Seasons pattern enameled decoration including flowering branch and chrysanthemum to the body, red bats along the body rim, the domed top with flattened finial, enameled foliate decoration and blue foliate band. 17 1/2" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Private Nashville, TN Collection. Condition: Overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
32 Lot 32: 3 Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Vases 3 Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Vases Lot 32: 3 Chinese Republic Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Three (3) Chinese Republic period Famille Rose porcelain vases. 1st item: Chinese Famille Rose porcelain vase, hexagonal paneled form with flaring rim, raised foliate bud handles and footed base. Polychrome decoration to the body including dragon and phoenix with male figure playing a musical instrument atop the dragon amongst clouds and two female figures on a balcony, one playing a musical instrument, all above a rocky landscape with pine tree, together with an inscription on one panel and archaistic symbols to the footed base. 16 1/2" H x 8 1/2" W. 2nd & 3rd items: Pair of Chinese Famille Rose porcelain hat stands with polychrome decoration depicting birds perched upon flowering branches and inscriptions along the rim. Bases with red seal mark and San Antonio, Texas gallery label. 11 1/8" H. The estate of David B. Person, Historic Burton Place, Holly Springs, Mississippi. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition. Light wear and minor losses to polychrome decoration, primarily to raised handles. 2nd & 3rd items: Overall good condition. One with shallow chip to rim, minor wear and losses to decoration to both. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
33 Lot 33: Chinese Famille Rose Quatrefoil Bowl w/ Stand Chinese Famille Rose Quatrefoil Bowl w/ Stand Lot 33: Chinese Famille Rose Quatrefoil Bowl w/ Stand

Chinese Famille Rose bowl, quatrefoil form, with an allover polychrome foliate design to the exterior with good luck symbols, a turquoise glazed interior, and base, base marked with a red seal. Fitted with a conforming hardwood stand. 2 5/8" H x 7" W x 5 3/8" D. Late 19th century. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: Flake to inside interior turquoise glaze, minor wear along the base edge. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
34 Lot 34: Pair Chinese Yellow Ground Dishes and Stands Pair Chinese Yellow Ground Dishes and Stands Lot 34: Pair Chinese Yellow Ground Dishes and Stands

Pair of Qing Dynasty yellow ground porcelain quatrefoil dishes, Famille Rose chrysanthemum decoration to exterior and turquoise glaze to interior, with fret design at top rim and on feet. Signed with medallions and calligraphy on exterior of bowls and on undersides. 2 3/4"h x 8 1/2"w x 6"d. Includes pair of fitted carved hardwood stands, 2 1/2"H. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Overall very good condition. One of the bowls flouresces under blacklight, mostly in the interior. However, examination of these areas under magnification does not indicate repairs. Some scratching to undersides. Pencil numerical inscription to underside of one dish. [See more photos →]

$400.00$600.00
35 Lot 35: Chinese Monochromatic Green Porcelain Bottle Vase Chinese Monochromatic Green Porcelain Bottle Vase Lot 35: Chinese Monochromatic Green Porcelain Bottle Vase

Chinese monochrome green porcelain bottle form vase with a slightly flaring rim and crackle glaze, unmarked. 12 1/2" H. 20th century. The estate of David B. Person, Historic Burton Place, Holly Springs, Mississippi. Condition: Overall very good condition with a couple of minor scattered glaze abrasions. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
36 Lot 36: Chinese Sancai Glazed and Molded Flask Chinese Sancai Glazed and Molded Flask Lot 36: Chinese Sancai Glazed and Molded Flask

Chinese ceramic flask, Tang or Tang style, flattened ovoid form on tall splayed foot with narrow neck, animal form handles, both sides with molded mask decoration, three-color crackle glaze with splashes of green, blue, and amber on buff ground. 8 1/8"H x 8" W x 4 3/4"D. Condition: Overall very good condition. Minor glaze chipping to foot, tiny chip to rim, 3/8" chip to one animal handle. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
38 Lot 38: Framed Republic Chinese Porcelain Plaque Framed Republic Chinese Porcelain Plaque Lot 38: Framed Republic Chinese Porcelain Plaque

Framed Chinese Republic period Famille Rose porcelain plaque with polychrome figural landscape decoration depicting a scholar seated beneath a pine tree with his student who is greeting a dog. Plaque initialed en verso and numbered in pencil "2". Housed in a custom hardwood frame with brass hanger. 15" H x 9 3/4" W. Framed: 24" H x 18 3/4" W. 20th century. The Collection of Ann Hale-Smith, Rogersville, Tennessee. Condition: Plaque in overall very good condition. Hardwood frame with shrinkage, some areas of repair to wooden shrinkage cracks. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
39 Lot 39: Chinese Export Rose Medallion Punch Bowl, Chargers, 3 items Chinese Export Rose Medallion Punch Bowl, Chargers, 3 items Lot 39: Chinese Export Rose Medallion Punch Bowl, Chargers, 3 items

Three (3) Chinese Export Rose Medallion porcelain items, including one (1) punch bowl and two (2) chargers, all with polychrome enamel vignettes of court and landscape scenes, with birds, butterflies, and flowers, and gilt highlights throughout. Punch bowl: 13 3/4" dia. x 5 3/4 H. Chargers: 13 5/8" dia. All pieces late 19th century. The Estate of Alice Wright Summers Hale, Rogersville, TN. Condition: Punch bowl overall very good condition, rim with wear to decoration and a couple of very slight fleabites. Chargers overall very good condition with wear to decoration on rims. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
40 Lot 40: Chinese Republic Period Famille Rose Charger Chinese Republic Period Famille Rose Charger Lot 40: Chinese Republic Period Famille Rose Charger

Chinese Republic Period enameled porcelain Famille Rose charger, yellow ground, having a central reserve decorated with a landscape scene, surrounded by four smaller landscape vignettes with floral sprays and red fretwork decoration, gilt trim to rim. Additional floral sprays to exterior rim. Six character Ch'ien Lung mark to base. 2" H x 13 1/2" dia. 20th century. Condition: Overall very good condition with few, scattered minute firing flaws to underside of base. Wear to gilt trim on rim. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
41 Lot 41: Chinese White Porcelain Flute w/ Stand Chinese White Porcelain Flute w/ Stand Lot 41: Chinese White Porcelain Flute w/ Stand

Chinese white monochrome porcelain flute, together with a custom hardwood display stand. Flute: 24 3/8" L. Stand: 12" L x 4" H. Early 20th century. The estate of David B. Person, Historic Burton Place, Holly Springs, Mississippi. Condition: Overall very good condition, firing glaze voids noted to one end. No chips or breaks, triangular notch to one end that is in the making. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
399 Lot 399: Pair of Chinese Ancestral Portrait Paintings Pair of Chinese Ancestral Portrait Paintings Lot 399: Pair of Chinese Ancestral Portrait Paintings

Pair of Chinese ancestral portraits, watercolor and gouache painting on silk with gilt accents, one (1) depicting a middle-aged nobleman in ornate navy blue coat with a silver pheasant badge, seated on a wooden arm chair, and one (1) depicting a middle-aged noblewoman in ornate navy blue and red robes with a silver pheasant badge, and elaborate headdress, atop a brightly colored floor with crane motifs, both against flat tan backgrounds. George Nix Art Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO labels en verso. Both housed under glass in matching giltwood frames. Sights: 36" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed: 37" H x 19" W. Early 20th century. Note: The silver pheasant corresponds to the fifth civil rank. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Overall good condition with toning. Some creases from rolling on both. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
400 Lot 400: 3 Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Kasamatsu, Murakami 3 Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Kasamatsu, Murakami Lot 400: 3 Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Kasamatsu, Murakami

Three (3) Japanese Showa Period Woodblock Prints. 1st item: Shiro Kasamatsu (Japanese, 1898-1991) color woodblock print depicting a school of fish. Signed "Shiro Kasamatsu" with red seal, printed lower right in the image. Japanese characters, date "1963," and red seal, printed lower center and right below the image, numbered "B 63/100," in pencil, lower right below the image. Housed and matted under plexiglass in a silver painted wooden frame. Sight: 15 1/4" H x 10 3/8" W. Framed: 22 1/4" H x 17 1/8" W. 2nd item: Gyojin Murakami (Japanese, 1911-1998) color woodblock print depicting the silhouettes of children fishing by a large body of water. Dated and signed "1968 g. murakami" with additional Japanese characters, in pencil, lower left below image, numbered "No 17/50," in pencil, lower right below image. Housed and matted under plexiglass in a silver painted wooden frame. Sight: 9" H x 16" W. Framed: 15 1/2" H x 23" W. 3rd item: Mikumo (Inagaki Nenjiro) (Japanese, 1902-1963) color woodblock print depicting a processional scene in a landscape setting. Two seals, lower left in image. Signed "Mikumo" number (obscured by mat), in pencil, lower left below image. Japanese watermark, lower right. Housed and matted under plexiglass in a giltwood frame. Sight: 12 3/4" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed: 19" H x 24" W. The Estate of David G. Leach Jr., Vonore, Tennessee. Condition: All items in overall very good condition. Not examined outside of frames. Frames with abrasions, areas of loss, largest 2 3/4". 3rd item: Slight waviness to paper. [See more photos →]

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401 Lot 401: 2 Hasui Kawase Woodblock Prints 2 Hasui Kawase Woodblock Prints Lot 401: 2 Hasui Kawase Woodblock Prints

Two (2) Hasui Kawase (Japanese, 1883-1957) shin hanga color woodblock prints, published by Wanatabe Shozaburo, Tokyo, circa 1946-1957. 1st item: Woodblock print titled "Ikegami Honmon-ji (Ikegami Honmonji Temple)" depicting a winter scene of two women, a child, and a monk walking away from the Buddhist temple of the Nichiren Shu south of Tokyo, erected where Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist priest and philosopher of the Kamakura period, is said to have died. Black Hasui signature with a red Kawase seal, lower right, black 6mm Watanabe seal, lower left, additional black character ink stamps, lower left and right of image. 2nd item: Woodblock print titled "Itsukushima no Yuki (Snow at Itsukushima)" depicting a winter scene of the torii at Itsukushima Shrine, a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima). Black Hasui signature with a red Kawase seal and a black 6mm Watanabe seal, lower left, additional black character ink stamps, lower left of image. Both items hinged mounted to an off white mat. Images ranging in size from 9 5/8" H x 14 1/2" W to 14 1/2" H x 9 5/8" W. Sheets ranging in size from 10 3/4" H x 15 5/8" W to 15 5/8" H x 10 3/4" W. Mat: 19" H x 13 1/8" W. Condition: Both items in overall good condition with toning, unframed. 1st item: 1 3/4" tear, top right of sheet (does not affect image). 2nd item: Two small round holes, top left and right of sheet (does not affect image). [See more photos →]

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402 Lot 402: 4 Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Hiroshi Yoshida 4 Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Hiroshi Yoshida Lot 402: 4 Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Hiroshi Yoshida

Four (4) Japanese Woodblock Prints. 1st item: Hiroshi Yoshida (Massachusetts/Japan, 1876-1950) shin-hanga color woodcut print titled "Garden by Lake Biwa" from his Four Garden Scenes series, originally published by the artist, 1933. Depicts the banks of Lake Biwa with several boat sailing on the water before a mountain range in the background. Titled, in pencil, lower left below image, signed "Hiroshi Yoshida" in pencil, lower right below image. Black and red seals, lower right of image, black Japanese lettering, left edge of image. Housed and double matted under glass in a black wooden frame with gilt trim. Image: 6 1/2" H x 14 7/8" W. Sight: 7 1/4" H x 15 3/8" W. Framed: 12" H x 19 1/2" W. 2nd item: Utagawa Toyokuni (Toyokuni I) (Japan, 1769-1825) color woodcut print, originally published by Izumiya Ichibei, Tokyo, circa 1795. Depicts a samurai supporting a woman on his shoulders as she ties a prayer slip to a cherry blossum tree in a landscape setting. Black seals, lower right. Typed label with artist and published information, en verso. Housed and matted under glass in a silver painted wooden frame. Sight: 15" H x 10" W. Framed: 25 3/4" H x 19 3/4" W. 3rd-4th items: Two (2) Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japan, 1786-1865) color woodcut prints depicting women, possibly originally published as a diptych. Images surrounded by red seals and black Japanese lettering. Paper label with artist attribution and Lyzon, Nashville labels, en verso. Float mounted and housed under glass in giltwood frames. Sheets: 7" H x 4 7/8" W. Frames: 11 1/8" H x 8 3/4" W. All items late 19th/early 20th century. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: All items in overall good condition with toning. Not examined outside of frames. 1st item: Toning, scattered foxing spots, largest 1/4", with minor creases and slight waviness to sheet. 2nd item: Scattered foxing spots, largest 1/2". 3rd-4th tiems: Frames with with areas of loss, largest 5/8", to gilt. [See more photos →]

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404 Lot 404: 4 Asian Decorative Items, incl. Tibetan Silver Flask 4 Asian Decorative Items, incl. Tibetan Silver Flask Lot 404: 4 Asian Decorative Items, incl. Tibetan Silver Flask

Four (4) Asian decorative items. 1st item: Chinese sancai glazed porcelain figure depicting a large lion or foo dog with two smaller cubs, fitted with a carved hardwood stand. Figure: 2 3/4" H x 3 3/4" L x 2 5/8" W. 2nd item: Chinese Tibetan silver repousse (tests) flask, round form with repousse and engraved dragon and foliate decoration and a cabochon turquoise stone to the top. Hanging hooks to one side and lid with leather string. 5" L x 3 1/2" dia. 3rd item: Balinese carved hardwood sculpture depicting the goddess Quan Yin, depicted standing atop a lotus base holding an object in her hands. Base marked "Njana Tilem Gallery, Bali". 11 3/4" H. 20th century. 4th item: Carved hardwood Buddha depicted standing and laughing with a fan in his right hand. Signed on the base "Adna Wilde". 8 1/2" H. All items late 19th/early 20th century unless otherwise noted. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: All items overall good condition with expected general wear. [See more photos →]

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405 Lot 405: 2 Chinese Celadon Jade Items, Immortal & Snuff Bottle 2 Chinese Celadon Jade Items, Immortal & Snuff Bottle Lot 405: 2 Chinese Celadon Jade Items, Immortal & Snuff Bottle

Grouping of two (2) Chinese carved celadon jade items, including one (1) carved figural depicting an immortal holding a flowering fruit branch with a young child and horse at his side and feet and one (1) carved snuff bottle with raised dragon decoration to the body. Bottle: 3" H x 2 1/4" W. Figural: 3 1/4" H x 2 1/2" W. Both items Late 19th or Early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois. Condition: Both items overall very good condition. Snuff bottle spoon detached from top and lodged in bottle. [See more photos →]

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406 Lot 406: Chinese Jade Chilong Scroll Weight Chinese Jade Chilong Scroll Weight Lot 406: Chinese Jade Chilong Scroll Weight

Chinese mottled celadon jade scroll weight, rectangular form, the top relief carved with two confronting Chilong dragons chasing a ball. 1 1/2" H x 7" W x 1 1/4" D. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Overall good condition with minor wear along the edges. [See more photos →]

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407 Lot 407: Carved Stone Buddha Head Carved Stone Buddha Head Lot 407: Carved Stone Buddha Head

Large natural stone carved Asian Buddha head with well defined facial features and traces of black paint highlighting ear lobes. 12 1/2" H, 40 lbs. 19th century or earlier. The estate of David B. Person, Historic Burton Place, Holly Springs, Mississippi. Condition: Old losses to edges of right ear lobe, shallow pock mark/abrasion to left cheek. [See more photos →]

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408 Lot 408: Chinese Stone Sculpture Fragment, Temple Attendant w/ Dragon Chinese Stone Sculpture Fragment, Temple Attendant w/ Dragon Lot 408: Chinese Stone Sculpture Fragment, Temple Attendant w/ Dragon

Chinese stone sculpture architectural fragment, depicting a temple attendant standing against a dragon with a pearl in its mouth. 24" L x 4 3/4" W x 9 5/8" D. 67 lbs. Circa 1900. Provenance: the estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Note: Mr. Horvatin was a designer of Asian gardens whose clients included the late Harle Montgomery. Condition: Sculpture was formerly used outside and has an overall weathered patina. Age cracks, areas of loss, largest 4 1/2" x 2". [See more photos →]

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410 Lot 410: Assembled Group of 6 Asian Decorative Items Assembled Group of 6 Asian Decorative Items Lot 410: Assembled Group of 6 Asian Decorative Items

Assembled group of six (6) Asian decorative items including; a pair of Chinese Imari footed porcelain bowls, the interiors with standing deer decoration (4 3/8" H x 6 1/4" dia.); a pair of carved hardstone Quan Yin figures depicted standing and holding a flag with a basket at her feet, fitted with carved and pierced hardwood stands (11 1/2" H); a small carved hardstone figural depicting figures within a shell, fitted with a hardwood stand (1 5/8" H x 2 1/2" L); and a small 4-panel Japanese Edo screen having a gilt ground and a hand-painted flowering tree with bird, housed within a black frame with blue patterned paper backing (11" H x 19 3/4" W). All items Late 19th or Early 20th century. The Collection of Ann Hale-Smith, Rogersville, Tennessee. Condition: Imari bowls in good condition. Both carved Quan Yin figures with scattered fleabites, both heads with clean repaired breaks, one hardwood stand with break. Small hardstone carving in good condition. Screen with light wear to the painted surface with slight losses to lower edge, one panel partially detached, general wear and light losses to back. [See more photos →]

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411 Lot 411: Chinese Hardstone & Lacquer Painted Four Seasons Screen Chinese Hardstone & Lacquer Painted Four Seasons Screen Lot 411: Chinese Hardstone & Lacquer Painted Four Seasons Screen

Chinese coromandel folding screen comprised of four black lacquer panels with applied hardstone decoration. One side of each screen with hardstone floral, animal and other auspicious symbol decoration depicting the four seasons of spring, summer, fall and winter. The reverse of each panel with hand painted figural landscape decoration. 28 1/4" H x 37 3/4" total W. Each panel is 9 1/2" W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Overall good condition with expected wear. One panel with losses to top molding. Some old repairs to hardstone. Some hinges and hinge pins are replacements. Light wear to paint decoration. [See more photos →]

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412 Lot 412: 8 Chinese Carved Rose Agate Carved Horses w/ Case & Stands 8 Chinese Carved Rose Agate Carved Horses w/ Case & Stands Lot 412: 8 Chinese Carved Rose Agate Carved Horses w/ Case & Stands

Set of eight (8) Chinese carved rose agate Tang style horses. Depicted in various poses and each fitted with a hardwood stand. All housed in a silk covered and lined box. Horses range in size from 2 1/4" H x 3 1/2" L to 3 1/4" H X 3 1/4" L. Box measures: 7" H x 12 1/2" W x 12" D. 20th century. The Estate of David G. Leach Jr., Vonore, Tennessee. Condition: All horses overall good condition. One horse with repaired break to back right hoof. [See more photos →]

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413 Lot 413: Pr. Chinese Quan Yin Sculptures & Pr. Carved Rams Pr. Chinese Quan Yin Sculptures & Pr. Carved Rams Lot 413: Pr. Chinese Quan Yin Sculptures & Pr. Carved Rams

Four (4) Chinese carved sculptures. 1st & 2nd items: Pair of Chinese sculptures depicting Quan Yin including a pink quartz example mounted onto a green quartz base (7 1/2" H), the whole mounted on a pierced and shaped gilt pedestal base and converted to a lamp, and a green hardstone example depicting Quan Yin standing, holding a lotus blossom, and mounted onto a carved conforming hardwood stand (10" H). Sculpture with lamp overall: 16 1/8" H X 4 1/4" dia. 2nd sculpture w/ base overall: 11 1/2" H x 4" dia. Both 20th century. 3rd & 4th items: Pair of amber hardstone carved recumbent rams, fitted with conforming hardwood stands. 1 3/4" H x 2 3/4" L and 1 5/8" H x 2" L. Both 20th century. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: 1st item: Sculpture overall good condition with some natural fissures, slightly loose on gilt base. Gilt base with a dent to one side. Old wiring will need replacement. 2nd item: Pointer finger on the left hand with a chip to tip, lotus blossom with a chip to one petal. 3rd & 4th items: Both rams overall good condition, with some minor chipping to bases, mostly to the larger ram. [See more photos →]

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414 Lot 414: 3 Chinese Decorative Items, Bronze Buddha, Fu Dog Seal, & Enameled Box 3 Chinese Decorative Items, Bronze Buddha, Fu Dog Seal, & Enameled Box Lot 414: 3 Chinese Decorative Items, Bronze Buddha, Fu Dog Seal, & Enameled Box

Grouping of three (3) Chinese decorative items, including one (1) bronze Buddha with incised inscription on the base, one (1) bronze metal foo or fu dog figural seal form stamp, and one (1) blue enameled box with shaped corners, incised foliate decoration and applied bone figures to the lid, underside marked "China". Items range in size from 1 1/2" H x 1 1/4" W to 3 1/4" H x 3" W. All items Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois. Condition: Buddha bronze overall very good condition with minor abrasions to base edge. Enameled box with some oxidation to metal and some very slight scattered enamel loss. Seal with loss to animal's front feet and old repair to back base of animal. [See more photos →]

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415 Lot 415: Chinese White Peking Glass Vase on Footed Stand Chinese White Peking Glass Vase on Footed Stand Lot 415: Chinese White Peking Glass Vase on Footed Stand

Chinese Peking white glass vase having a ribbed body and ruffled rim, together with original matching footed stand with floral and scroll decoration. Vase measures 6 1/4" H. 8 3/4" total H with stand. 20th century. Private Nashville Collection. Condition: Both items overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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416 Lot 416: 8 Chinese 1982 World's Fair Exhibition Items 8 Chinese 1982 World's Fair Exhibition Items Lot 416: 8 Chinese 1982 World's Fair Exhibition Items

Group of eight (8) Chinese 1982 World's Fair Exhibition items Includes three (3) miniature carved hardwood nesting stands, one (1) carved wood disc with bird on flowering branch decoration with conforming hardwood stand, one (1) gilt brass filigree incense tower with phoenix finial and coral colored jewel and enameled accents on hardwood stand, one (1) gilt brass elephant with enamel with turqoise and coral colored jewel decoration on hardwood stand, and two (2) soapstone carved figurals depicting birds amongst flowering trees, both mounted onto stands. Ranging is size from 6 1/4" H x 13" L to 14 1/8" H x 6 3/4" W. All items 20th century. Provenance: All items originally purchased from The Chinese Pavilion of the Knoxville International Energy Exposition at the 1982 World's Fair Exhibition, the first World's Fair in which China had participated in since 1904, https://www.nytimes.com/1982/05/05/us/china-exhibit-captivates-crowds-at-world-s-fair.html. Condition: All items in overall good condition with some light general wear. Gilt brass items with some light oxidation. Tan hardstone sculpture with repaired break to one flower bud at the top. [See more photos →]

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417 Lot 417: 5 Chinese Porcelain & Ceramic Items, World's Fair Exhibited 5 Chinese Porcelain & Ceramic Items, World's Fair Exhibited Lot 417: 5 Chinese Porcelain & Ceramic Items, World's Fair Exhibited

Assembled grouping of five (5) Chinese ceramics, exhibited at the 1982 World's Fair held in Knoxville, Tennessee. Including one (1) standing earthenware female figure with Sancai glaze, one (1) earthenware red glazed figure depicting General Guan Gong seated with a stamp to inner edge, one (1) Famille Verte bottle form porcelain vase with garlic neck and shaped handles, one (1) porcelain bottle form vase with mottled green glaze and garlic rim, and one (1) flambe glaze figural vase or censer in the form of a ram. Ranging in size from 10 1/4" H x 15" H x 8" W. All 20th century. Provenance: All items originally purchased from The Chinese Pavilion of the Knoxville International Energy Exposition at the 1982 World's Fair, the first World's Fair in which China participated since 1904. https://www.nytimes.com/1982/05/05/us/china-exhibit-captivates-crowds-at-world-s-fair.html Condition: All pieces in overall very good condition with the exception of the female figure which has glaze loss to upper torso and hands and a repaired break to the base. [See more photos →]

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418 Lot 418: 4 Assorted Chinese Porcelain Items 4 Assorted Chinese Porcelain Items Lot 418: 4 Assorted Chinese Porcelain Items

Four (4) assorted Chinese porcelain plates including; a blue and white plate with dragon amongst cloud decoration, a Rose Mandarin plate having a scalloped rim and figural decoration to the center, a Famille Rose porcelain plate depicting a young boy surrounded by gourds or fruit together with butterflies, red seal mark en verso and a Famille Rose charger with Ju-i head and foliate border and bird amongst flowering branch with chrysanthemum decoration and six character t'ung chih mark en verso. Ranging in size from 8 1/4" dia. to 14 1/4" dia. All pieces either Late 19th/Early 20th century. Condition: All plates overall good condition with light general wear. [See more photos →]

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419 Lot 419: Chinese Flambe Hu Vase Chinese Flambe Hu Vase Lot 419: Chinese Flambe Hu Vase

Chinese porcelain Hu Vase with flambe purple and celadon crackle glaze, two stylized elephant trunk handles. Blue concentric rings to underside. 11" H x 8" diameter. 20th century. Condition: Excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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420 Lot 420: 2 Chinese Porcelain Lamps & Porcelain Platter, 3 items 2 Chinese Porcelain Lamps & Porcelain Platter, 3 items Lot 420: 2 Chinese Porcelain Lamps & Porcelain Platter, 3 items

1st & 2nd items: Two (2) Chinese porcelain vases now mounted as lamps including: one (1) iron red baluster form vase with foliate, bat, peach and good luck symbol decoration, mounted with carved wood cap and base and double socket, and one (1) baluster form vase, ribbed form with polychrome famille rose floral decoration and gilt highlights, metal cap and wood base. 1st lamp measures 20 3/4" H overall, vase measures 8 3/4" H. 2nd lamp measures 15" H overall, vase measures 8" H. Both Late 19th/Early 20th century. 3rd item: Chinese export porcelain platter, rectangular form with a shaped rim and polychrome foliate, fungi and precious object decoration. 11 1/4" H x 14 3/4" W. Late 19th century. The estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Condition: 1st & 2nd items: Both lamps overall good condition with wear to lamp mounts. Both functioning at time of inspection. 3rd item: One area of minor discoration to inner rim, one chip and one fleabite to rim. [See more photos →]

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421 Lot 421: Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Plate and Charger Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Plate and Charger Lot 421: Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Plate and Charger

1st item: Chinese export Famille Rose porcelain plate, the center with enamel foliate decoration, the rim with floral cartouche and bat decoration. 8 3/4" dia. 19th century. 2nd: Chinese export Famille Rose porcelain charger, the center with enameled flowering peony and butterfly decoration, the rim with flower decoration. 13 1/2" dia. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Private Nashville, TN Collection. Condition: Both plates overall good condition and both with a couple of fleabites to the rims. Light wear to enameled decoration, some minor scattered firing flaws. [See more photos →]

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422 Lot 422: Chinese Export Porcelain Plate & Oval Dish Chinese Export Porcelain Plate & Oval Dish Lot 422: Chinese Export Porcelain Plate & Oval Dish

1st item: Chinese Famille Verte export porcelain dish with paneled decoration in the Kraak format. The center with bird in branch decoration surrounded by alternating vignettes of figures in landscape and birds in foliage. Floral medallion border. 7 3/4" dia. Second quarter of the 19th century. 2nd item: Chinese Famille Rose export porcelain oval dish, the center with opposing dragons chasing the flaming pearl on a background decorated with flames, surrounded by a patterned border with alternating foliate and bird vignettes. 12" x 9 3/4". Early 20th century. Private Nashville, TN Collection. Condition: Both dishes overall very good condition with light wear and some minor losses to enamel decoration and gilt. [See more photos →]

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423 Lot 423: Pair Chinese Export Porcelain Ginger Jars Pair Chinese Export Porcelain Ginger Jars Lot 423: Pair Chinese Export Porcelain Ginger Jars

Pair of near matching Chinese export porcelain ginger jars with helmet lids and polychrome decorated scenes depicting female figures and young boys among a landscape on one side and Chinese inscriptions verso. Helmet lids with vignette scene depicting a female figure with boy and Chinese inscriptions verso. Both fitted with contemporary circular hardwood stands. 15 3/4" H. 19th century. The Estate of Alice Wright Summers Hale, Rogersville, TN. Condition: Both jars with scattered minor chipping to underside of helmet lids and finials, one jar with old chip to base and one jar with hairline to rim (does not extend into body), both with overall wear to polychrome decoration. [See more photos →]

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424 Lot 424: 2 Asian Porcelain Chargers 2 Asian Porcelain Chargers Lot 424: 2 Asian Porcelain Chargers

Two (2) Asian Porcelain chargers. 1st item: Large Japanese porcelain charger with enameled flowering chrysanthemum and foo dog decoration to the center with a blue and gilt foliate border. The underside of the rim with Imari style decoration and signed on base. 18 3/8" dia. 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese porcelain charger with hand painted landscape decoration. Signed upper right with inscription en verso translating as "Made in Jingdezhen". Fitted with a custom carved stand with carved Chinese calligraphy. 14" dia. 20th century. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. Condition: Both chargers overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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425 Lot 425: Large Chinese Green Ground Bowl, T'ung Chih Mark Large Chinese Green Ground Bowl, T'ung Chih Mark Lot 425: Large Chinese Green Ground Bowl, T'ung Chih Mark

Large Qing Dynasty Famille Rose porcelain bowl with flaring rim, green ground with polychrome decoration of flowers, birds and butterflies, and gilt rim. Hand-painted six-character T'ung Chih (1862-1874) mark to underside. 13" diameter by 5"H. Chinese, third-quarter 19th century. Provenance: private Nashville, Tennessee collection. Condition: Some light crazing, wear, and minor pops to glaze; overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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427 Lot 427: Chinese Celadon Porcelain Garden Stool Chinese Celadon Porcelain Garden Stool Lot 427: Chinese Celadon Porcelain Garden Stool

Chinese porcelain garden stool, quatrefoil form having a celadon glaze with raised foliate enameled decoration throughout, each side with applied shaped handles. 20 1/4" H x 15" W x 11 1/2" D. Late 19th/early 20th century. The Estate of Jeane DuBose, Atlanta, Georgia. Condition: A few areas of glaze voids, some craquelure to glaze along the base. A couple of flakes to enamel decoration to top. [See more photos →]

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428 Lot 428: Pr. Japanese Imari Covered Figural Jars Pr. Japanese Imari Covered Figural Jars Lot 428: Pr. Japanese Imari Covered Figural Jars

Pair of Japanese Imari porcelain ginger jars or urns, with large figural foo dog finials to the domed lids. 16 3/4" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: Both urns (bases) overall good condition. One lid with a chip to the rim, the other with losses to foo dog tail and one ear. [See more photos →]

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429 Lot 429: 11 Asian Decorative Items incl. Porcelain Charger, most Imari 11 Asian Decorative Items incl. Porcelain Charger, most Imari Lot 429: 11 Asian Decorative Items incl. Porcelain Charger, most Imari

Group of eleven (11) Asian decorative items, including eight (8) Japanese Imari pieces. 1st-9th items: Eight (8) Japanese Imari pieces and one (1) Chinese tea cup, including one (1) large hexagonal footed bowl with bird and dragon decoration; one (1) large charger having central vignette decoration of flower to center, precious object cartouche and foliate decoration to rim, underside of rim with red and blue foliate decoration and floral makers mark to the base; one (1) small round dish with armorial decoration to the center and crane decoration to the rim; one (1) small rectangular dish having cut corners with the precious object and crane decoration; two (2) teacups, the exteriors with figural landscape and animal cartouche decoration, inner rims with blue diaper/fret decoration and interior centers with foliate decoration and blue six character marks to the bases; two (2) teacups with scalloped rims and blue character marks to the base; and one (1) Chinese blue and white rice pattern tea cup with blue marks to the base. Ranging in size from 2 1/4" H to 3 3/4" H x 18 3/4" dia. 10th-11th items: Pair of stands or miniature hardwood altar tables with burlwood insert panels to the top, pierced aprons and trestle style legs. 5 3/4" H x 10" W x 4 1/4" D. All items late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: All pieces overall good condition with light general wear. 10th-11th items: One altar table with loss of an insert panel and some fading to top. [See more photos →]

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430 Lot 430: Japanese Imari Porcelain Vase Japanese Imari Porcelain Vase Lot 430: Japanese Imari Porcelain Vase

Japanese Imari porcelain vase, baluster form with polychrome enameled decoration in the full Imari palette including vignettes depicting a bird of prey (falcon/hawk) in a cartouche decoration featuring bats and magic fungus. Band decoration to the rim and foot ring. Red foliate decoration to the inner rim. Red diamond maker's mark to the underside. 9 3/4" H. 19th century. Condition: Vertical hairline to foot ring and firing imperfections to foot ring where it joins the body, horizontal hairline below the rim. [See more photos →]

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431 Lot 431: English Porcelain Punch Bowl & Chinese Gilt Panel English Porcelain Punch Bowl & Chinese Gilt Panel Lot 431: English Porcelain Punch Bowl & Chinese Gilt Panel

English porcelain bowl and Chines gilt panel. 1st item: English New Hall pattern porcelain Chinoiserie center or small punch bowl with oriental scenes depicting scholars teaching students and figural landscape vignettes. 10 3/4" dia. x 4 1/3" H. Late 18th/Early 19th century. 2nd item – Small Chinese carved lacquer panel depicting a landscape with a male and female figure, with quatrefoil surround and gilt highlights, mounted onto a red ground panel and housed in a giltwood frame. 6 1/4" H x 9" W. 19th century. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: 1st item: Interior with light minor wear, mostly to the center and overall light cracklure. Slight fleabites to the rim and foot ring, base with possible in the making firing flake to the center underside. 2nd item: Overall good condition. [See more photos →]

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432 Lot 432: Framed Chinese Silk Robe & Court Badge, 2 items Framed Chinese Silk Robe & Court Badge, 2 items Lot 432: Framed Chinese Silk Robe & Court Badge, 2 items

Framed Chinese silk robe and court badge, 2 items total. 1st item: Large framed Chinese gold silk robe. 47 1/4" H x 74 1/2" W. 19th century. 2nd item: Chinese Qing Dynasty embroidered Silver Phoenix rank badge. Bird is depicted in the center with clouds, flowers and bats above and waves below within a bat border. Embroidered in multi-color threads. 12" square. 19th century. The Collection of Ann Hale-Smith, Rogersville, Tennessee. Condition: 1st item: Overall grime, 2" tear upper left quadrant. 2nd item: Wear to border edges, scattered fraying of threads. [See more photos →]

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433 Lot 433: Chinese Embroidered Silk Court Robe Chinese Embroidered Silk Court Robe Lot 433: Chinese Embroidered Silk Court Robe

Chinese silk court robe, dark navy ground with multi-colored embroidered designs including circular floral medallions to top, wave, precious object and floral decoration to the lower body, and floral decoration to the sleeves. Interior lined with robin's egg blue silk. 36 3/4" H x 48 1/2" W (w/ arms extended). Early 20th century. Private East Tennessee collection. Condition: Exterior in overall very good condition with light wear. Interior with scattered stains, mostly to the under arm area and neck. [See more photos →]

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1170 Lot 1170: Chinese Cloisonne Punch Bowl & Vase, 2 items Chinese Cloisonne Punch Bowl & Vase, 2 items Lot 1170: Chinese Cloisonne Punch Bowl & Vase, 2 items

Chinese Cloisonne Punch Bowl & Vase, 2 items total. 1st item: Large Chinese footed cloisonne punch bowl, the exterior with foo dog decoration and the interior with dragon decoration and ruyi scepter decorated rim, all on a turquiose blue ground. Fitted with a hardwood stand. Bowl: 6 3/8" H x 15 3/8" dia. 2nd item: Chinese cloisonne vase, Meiping form with all over floral decoration. 10 1/4" H. All pieces 20th century. The estate of a Vanderbilt University professor, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: All items in overall good condition with general wear throughout. Punch bowl rim with some scattered areas of oxidation to the rim. [See more photos →]

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1171 Lot 1171: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase and Jar Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase and Jar Lot 1171: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase and Jar

Two (2) Chinese Famille Rose porcelain vases, each with calligraphy, likely poem inscriptions. 1st item: Chinese Famille Rose porcelain vase having enameled decoration including chrysanthemum blossoms and birds to one side and inscription to the other with foo dog masks handles. Red wax seal to the base. 17" H x 8 1/4" W. 2nd item: Chinese Republic Famille Rose porcelain ginger jar, with enameled decoration depicting figures in a landscape decoration with a large building in the background, possibly a school to one side, inscription to the other. Red wax seal to the base. 10 1/2" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Condition: Both vases overall very good condition with light expected wear. Ginger jar with slight chip to inner rim, lid absent. [See more photos →]

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1172 Lot 1172: Large Chinese Porcelain Guanyin Figure & Minton Asian Form Vase, 2 items Large Chinese Porcelain Guanyin Figure & Minton Asian Form Vase, 2 items Lot 1172: Large Chinese Porcelain Guanyin Figure & Minton Asian Form Vase, 2 items

Large Chinese Porcelain Guanyin Figure and English Minton Asian Form Vase, 2 items total. 1st item: Large Chinese blanc de chine porcelain statue depicting Guanyin, depicted standing and holding a lotus blossom in her left hand with her right hand outstretched, atop a pedestal base with relief flowering lotus blossom and wave decoration. Stamped on the base. 18 1/4" H. 20th century. 2nd item: English Minton bottle form earthenware vase, in the Chinese style, having an orange/terracotta glaze and two rings around the lower neck. Base with impressed marks "Minton" and "Y". 10" H. Early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from Mrs. Adna Godfrey Wilde, Jr. (Sara Joan Wilde), Colorado Springs, CO. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition. A couple of minute fleabites to base and front robe edge. Light overall craquelure to glaze. 2nd item: Overall very good condition with minor rubbing to glaze. [See more photos →]

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1173 Lot 1173: 2 Asian Porcelain Vases Converted into Lamps 2 Asian Porcelain Vases Converted into Lamps Lot 1173: 2 Asian Porcelain Vases Converted into Lamps

Two (2) Chinese vases converted into lamps. 1st item: Chinese celadon porcelain archaistic pear form vase with folded rim, mounted onto a gilt metal base with dolphin supports and wired as a lamp. 21 1/4" H x approx. 7 1/4" W. 2nd item: Chinese Famille Rose flask form porcelain vase with enameled floral decoration, mounted onto an oval gilt bronze base and wired for lighting. 14 1/2" H. Both 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: 1st item: Scattered pitting to glaze, light oxidation to metal, otherwise overall good condition. 2nd item: Overall light craquelure to glaze, otherwise overall good condition. Both lamps drilled. Both lamps functioning at time of inspection, fitted with old wiring. [See more photos →]

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1174 Lot 1174: Chinese Sancai Glaze Ewer & Double Gourd Celadon Vase Chinese Sancai Glaze Ewer & Double Gourd Celadon Vase Lot 1174: Chinese Sancai Glaze Ewer & Double Gourd Celadon Vase

1st item: Chinese Tang Dynasty style sancai glazed and molded earthenware pottery ewer or flask with incised decoration to the body, scalloped rim and animal head spout. 9" H. 2nd item: Chinese porcelain double gourd form vase with celadon glaze. 7 1/2" H. Both items 20th century. The estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition, some areas of glaze voids. 2nd Item: Glaze with overall light craquelure and scattered areas of glaze loss. Craquelure separation line of approx. 3/8 inch at the rim does not go through on the other side (possibly firing flaw). [See more photos →]

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1176 Lot 1176: Chinese Porcelain Moon Flask, Cong Vase, and Rose Medallion Plate Chinese Porcelain Moon Flask, Cong Vase, and Rose Medallion Plate Lot 1176: Chinese Porcelain Moon Flask, Cong Vase, and Rose Medallion Plate

Three (3) Chinese porcelain decorative items.1st item: Chinese Export porcelain moon flask, circular form body and cylindrical neck with red chrysanthemum and blue scrolling vines on a white ground, footed base, and red Chi Dragon form handles. Apocryphal blue Qianlong seal form to underside of base. Includes two light gold silk tassels and a hardwood stand. Flask: 17 1/2" H x 12" W. Overall with stand: 18 1/2" H. 20th century. 2nd item: Celadon glazed Cong form Bagua porcelain vase, having a short round neck with a rolled rim above a quadrangular body with the Eight Trigrams in relief to each side above a cylindrical foot. Apocryphal blue Qianlong characters to underside of base. 11 3/4" H x 5" W. 20th century. 3rd item: Chinese Export Rose Medallion plate with polychrome enamel decoration of cartouches with court and landscape scenes, birds, butterflies, and flowers, with gilt highlights throughout. Unmarked. 10" dia. Late 19th century. The estate of David B. Person, Historic Burton Place, Holly Springs, Mississippi. Condition: All items in overall good condition. 3rd item: Minor losses to polychrome and gilt. [See more photos →]

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1177 Lot 1177: 12 Pcs. Chinese Blue and White Porcelain, incl. Ginger Jars 12 Pcs. Chinese Blue and White Porcelain, incl. Ginger Jars Lot 1177: 12 Pcs. Chinese Blue and White Porcelain, incl. Ginger Jars

Twelve (12) Chinese Export blue and white porcelain items, all with blue decoration including landscape scenes, flowers, fretwork, animals, precious objects, or Chinese characters against white grounds. Includes: four (4) ginger jars of graduated sizes (4" to 7" H); one (1) lidded jar (4 3/4" H); two (2) bowls (6 3/4" to 8" dia.); one (1) cup (4 3/4" dia.); two (2) dishes (6 1/4" dia.); and two (2) footed dishes (3 3/4" to 4 3/4" dia.). One bowl and two dishes with blue Chinese character to underside of bases. All items late 19th/early 20th century. Condition: All items in overall good condition. The four ginger jars of graduated sizes do not include lids, crazing to smallest jar. Lidded jar with 1/2" firing flaw below finial. Rice bowl with few areas of crazing, minute fleabites to rim and base. One dish with chips, largest 5/8" rim. Largest salt dish with chips, largest 1/2", to rim, 1" hairline to base. [See more photos →]

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1178 Lot 1178: Chinese Blue and White Mandarin Duck Dish Chinese Blue and White Mandarin Duck Dish Lot 1178: Chinese Blue and White Mandarin Duck Dish

Chinese Ming style Blue and White Dish, circular form, the center decorated with underglaze blue Mandarin male and female duck surrounded flowers and fungi, the serrated border with wave and cloud decoration. Exterior border with flower and vine decoration. Unsigned. 15" diameter x 2" deep. 20th century. Condition: Excellent condition. [See more photos →]

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1180 Lot 1180: Chinese Famille Rose Lamp, Foo Lion Handles Chinese Famille Rose Lamp, Foo Lion Handles Lot 1180: Chinese Famille Rose Lamp, Foo Lion Handles

Chinese Famille Rose porcelain baluster-shaped vase, now mounted as a lamp; the white porcelain ground enameled with precious objects, enclosed within geometric borders, twin foo dog handles, and set atop a conforming carved wooden base. Vase measures 17 1/2" H. 26 1/2" H (top of light socket). Late 19th/Early 20th century. Condition: Overall very good condition. Base is drilled. [See more photos →]

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1182 Lot 1182: 2 Asian Paintings on Silk 2 Asian Paintings on Silk Lot 1182: 2 Asian Paintings on Silk

Two (2) Asian paintings on silk. 1st item: Chinese silk "100 boys" painting depicting children in a boat playing instruments while other children observe them from a balcony. Matted and housed in a simple gilt wood frame. Sight: 12 1/4" H x 10 3/4" W. Framed: 19 1/4" H x 17 1/2" W. 2nd item: Japanese scroll painting on silk depicting a snow-covered mountain landscape scene depicting a village by a body of water with a boat and mountain range in the background. Mounted onto blue silk and signed left margin. Housed in a custom wood box that is additionally signed. Image: 16 1/4" H x 25" W. Overall: 51 1/4" H x 28" W. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: 1st item: Silk image with overall toning, a couple areas of spotting lower left. 2nd item: Overall toning, dampstaining left margin of image and backing. [See more photos →]

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1183 Lot 1183: Framed Pages from a Buddhist Prayer Book Framed Pages from a Buddhist Prayer Book Lot 1183: Framed Pages from a Buddhist Prayer Book

Framed illuminated pages from an 18th century or earlier Buddhist Prayer book, with gouache painted illustrations, framed under double sided glass to show calligraphy text en verso. Each panel measures approximately 11" H x 26 1/2" W. Framed: 35 1/2" H x 28 1/2" W. Provenance: by descent from the estate of Asian Art collectors Russell and Cornelia Speights, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: Pages have been taped together and framed under double sided glass. Book is likely not complete. Scattered foxing, grime, and losses. Damp staining to lower right panels. [See more photos →]

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1184 Lot 1184: 6 Framed Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Chikanobu 6 Framed Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Chikanobu Lot 1184: 6 Framed Japanese Woodblock Prints, incl. Chikanobu

Six (6) framed Japanese Woodblock prints featuring female subjects or courtesans, including one (1) assembled triptych by Chikanobu with 1895 signature and publisher seal; one (1) by Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806); three (3) by Keisai Eisen (1790-1848), with publisher seals; and one (1) close-up of two courtesans by unknown artist. Most with handwritten artist labels en verso. All matted and housed under glass or acrylic in wood frames. Sights ranging in size from 14" H x 9 1/2" W to 13.5" H x 27.5" W. Frames ranging in size from 21 3/4" H x 16 3/4" W to 22" H x 36" W. All prints range from 18th to 19th century. Provenance: by descent from the estate of Asian art collectors Russell and Cornelia Speights, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: Not examined outside of frames. All with fading, toning, and light creasing to paper. Minor scattered foxing. [See more photos →]

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1185 Lot 1185: 4 Chinese Paintings on Silk, incl. Horses 4 Chinese Paintings on Silk, incl. Horses Lot 1185: 4 Chinese Paintings on Silk, incl. Horses

Four (4) Chinese watercolor paintings on silk, including two (2) depicting male and female equestrian riders, one (1) depicting a bird on a flowering branch, and one (1) depicting a dragonfly hovering near a closed lotus bud and a leaf, all against light brown grounds and surrounded by decorative borders. Each with red Chinese character seals. All adhered to auxiliary supports. All approximately 13 3/4" H x 20" W. 20th century. The Estate of William Pursell, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: All items in overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1186 Lot 1186: 3 Japanese Woodblocks plus 3 Persian, Indian Paintings, 6 items 3 Japanese Woodblocks plus 3 Persian, Indian Paintings, 6 items Lot 1186: 3 Japanese Woodblocks plus 3 Persian, Indian Paintings, 6 items

Three (3) framed Japanese woodblock prints, including Nisaburo Ito, Utagawa Hiroshige, plus three (3) Persian, Indian Paintings, 6 items total. 1st item: Nisaburo Ito (Japan, 1910-1988) woodblock print titled "The Pagoda of Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto" depicting a view of the pagoda in the rain. Uchida Art Co., Ltd. label en verso. Housed and matted under glass in a black metal frame. Sight: 15 3/4" H x 10 1/4" W. Framed: 22 3/4" H x 14 1/2" W. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) Utagawa Hiroshige also Ando Hiroshige (Japan, 1797-1858) woodblock prints, including one (1) titled "Shitaya Hirokoji, No. 13" and one (1) titled "Fireworks at Ryogoku (Ryogoku Hanabi), No. 98" both from his One Hundred Famous Views of Edo series, originally published 1856-58. Both housed under glass in matching bamboo carved giltwood frame with off white linen liner and bamboo giltwood fillets. Images: 11 1/4" H x 7 3/8" W. Sights: 12 1/2" H x 8 3/4" W. Frames: 20 1/4" H x 16 1/4" W. All woodblocks mid 20th century. 4th item: Illuminated page from Persian book, gouache and watercolor depicting a seated man surrounded by several other men, surrounded by black nastaliq script. Float mounted on green mat under plexiglass in a giltwood frame. Sheet: 9 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W. Framed: 15" H x 10 3/4" W. 19th century. 5th-6th items: Two (2) Indian School watercolor and gouache paintings, 20th century, including one (1) depicting a woman relaxing on a divan in an outdoor setting, a man and two female attendants seated nearby, a landscape visible in the background, the scene surrounded by a floral border and one (1) depicting a green bird perched on a small tree, surrounded by a floral border. Both housed under plexiglass in gilt frames. Sights ranging in size from 11" H x 7 8 3/8" W to 13 3/4" H x 10" W. Framed: 14 3/4" H x 11" W to 16" H x 12 1/2" W. The estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Condition: Woodblock prints in overall good condition with toning, scattered foxing spots. Not examined outside of frames. 1st item: Scattered foxing spots to mat. Glass with 1/4" break, lower right corner. 4th item: Tears, insect damage, largest 3/4" x 1 1/4", 9 3/4" archival tape repair to left edge of sheet. 5th and 6th items: Overall good condition. Not examined out of frames. [See more photos →]

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1187 Lot 1187: Japanese Four Seasons Wall Carvings, Sakura Ranma, 5 items Japanese Four Seasons Wall Carvings, Sakura Ranma, 5 items Lot 1187: Japanese Four Seasons Wall Carvings, Sakura Ranma, 5 items

Five (5) Japanese decorative wood carvings, including Ranma transom or temple panels. 1st-4th items: Group of carved bamboo wall hangings, each depicting one of the four seasons. Decoration includes bamboo (Spring), orchid (Summer), chrysanthemums (Fall), and plum flower (Winter). 35" H x 5" W. 5th item: Relief carved wooden Ranma transom or temple panel depicting a Sakura or cherry blossom tree in bloom, with a sun or moon in the lower left register, enclosed within a carved frame. Metal hanging hooks added to left and right edges of base. 12 3/4" H x 74" L x 1 1/4" D. All items 20th century. The estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Condition: All carvings in overall good condition with general wear. 5th item: Natural age shrinkage, areas of loss, largest 2", to tips of branches. 5" area of repair, to branch, lower right. [See more photos →]

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1188 Lot 1188: Brass Jardiniere and Famille Rose Gu Vase Lamp, 2 items Brass Jardiniere and Famille Rose Gu Vase Lamp, 2 items Lot 1188: Brass Jardiniere and Famille Rose Gu Vase Lamp, 2 items

Two (2) Asian decorative items. 1st item: Brass jardiniere on stand in the Japanese style, both pieces with water lily relief decoration and the base with foo dog decoration to the foot ring. 34 1/2" H x 12" W. Asian, early 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese porcelain vase, Gu form, with Famille Rose decoration depicting figures in outdoor settings and various precious objects. Now mounted as a lamp, the base drilled and electrified, and mounted onto a footed round hardwood stand. Vase: 14" H. 32" total lamp height. Vase is late 19th century. The estate of J. Fred Pilkerton, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: 1st item: Overall very good condition with light general wear. 2nd item: Vase with old repaired breaks to rim, and upper mid-section. Lamp functioning at time of inspection. May need rewiring. [See more photos →]

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1189 Lot 1189: 6 Chinese Carved Jade Items 6 Chinese Carved Jade Items Lot 1189: 6 Chinese Carved Jade Items

Six (6) Chinese carved jade pieces, including one (1) Lingzhi figural, one (1) crab figural, one (1) human and cat with Lingzhi figural, one (1) foo dog or dragon with Lingzhi on a naturalistic base figural, one (1) twin cats with Lingzhi on a naturalistic base figural, and one (1) qiulong dragon with Lingzhi plaque or figural. Ranging in size from 1 3/4" to 4 7/8" L. All items late 19th/early 20th century. Condition: All pieces overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1190 Lot 1190: 7 Pcs. Chinese Carved Jade, incl. Plaques & Archer's Rings 7 Pcs. Chinese Carved Jade, incl. Plaques & Archer's Rings Lot 1190: 7 Pcs. Chinese Carved Jade, incl. Plaques & Archer's Rings

Seven (7) Chinese carved jade items, including four (4) plaques, three (3) depicting flowers and other naturalistic scenes, one (1) surrounded by Ju-i heads, and one (1) depicting a foo dog or dragon; two (2) archer's rings, one (1) with Chinese characters and fretwork decoration and one (1) unadorned; and one (1) scroll weight or scholar's object with fretwork decoration. Ranging in size from 1" to 6 3/4" L. Late 19th/early 20th century. Condition: All items in overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1191 Lot 1191: 3 Decorative Items, incl. Bronze Vases, Asian Silk Fans 3 Decorative Items, incl. Bronze Vases, Asian Silk Fans Lot 1191: 3 Decorative Items, incl. Bronze Vases, Asian Silk Fans

Two (2) Bronze Vases & Framed Asian Silk Fans, 3 items total. 1st item: Japanese Meiji period 2-piece bronze Usubata Ikebana flower arranging vase comprised of a bowl with wide rim and figural raised flowering branch and dragon decoration to the body, resting on a tripodal dragon leg stand with raised flowering branch decoration. 9 5/8" total H x 11 3/8" dia. Mid to late 19th century. 2nd item: Heintz Arts & Crafts silver on bronze cylinder vase with stylized floral decoration. Heinz stamp on the base together with 3613D. 10" H. 1st half 20th century. 3rd item: Pair of painted Asian silk fans, both with bird decoration together with embroidered silk storage pouches. Mounted onto a linen weave fabric backing and framed in a simple wood frame under glass. Frame: 36 5/8" H x 23 3/4" W. Both fans 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition, surface in original condition, with some oxidation to surface, no attempt to clean. 1 small spot with broken piece or missing decoration. 2nd item: Overall good condition, surface in original condition, no attempt to clean, one small area of loss to base. 3rd item: All overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1192 Lot 1192: Large Chinese Green Hardstone Lidded Censer Large Chinese Green Hardstone Lidded Censer Lot 1192: Large Chinese Green Hardstone Lidded Censer

Large Chinese carved green hardstone lidded censer, the pierced lid with foo dog mask finial, the body with pierced decoration and triangular handles with foo dog mask decoration, raised on a pierced dome style base. 13 1/2" H x 13" W. 20th century. Condition: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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1193 Lot 1193: Large Carved and Painted Asian Scholar Figure on Stand Large Carved and Painted Asian Scholar Figure on Stand Lot 1193: Large Carved and Painted Asian Scholar Figure on Stand

Large Asian carved and painted wooden scholar or judge figure, depicted seated and wearing a Hanfu style hat and robe, with fan in one hand and rooster head sword by his side and a book on his lap. Figure is seated on a large rectangular hardwood stand. Figure: 18" H x 8 1/4" D x 24" W. Stand: 3 1/2" H x 22 5/8" W x 12 1/2" D. Both items Late 19th/Early 20th century. The estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California. Condition: Figure with overall general wear, some light craquelure and paint flakes, light minor grime. Minor wear and losses to corners of stand. [See more photos →]

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1195 Lot 1195: Southeast Asian Carved Hardstone Head Southeast Asian Carved Hardstone Head Lot 1195: Southeast Asian Carved Hardstone Head

Southeast Asian carved hardstone sculpture of a head with four faces and fitted with a square hardstone base. Head measures: 10 1/2" H x 6" W. 11 3/4" total H (w/base). Early 20th century. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: Head overall good condition. Base with some chipping to corners. [See more photos →]

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1196 Lot 1196: 6 Japanese Carved Okimono Figures 6 Japanese Carved Okimono Figures Lot 1196: 6 Japanese Carved Okimono Figures

Assembled group of six (6) Japanese carved and inked ivory okimono figures including: one (1) figure depicting a fisherman with his net and fish, one(1) figure depicting a female figure with a flowering iris, one (1) depicting a male and female couple smoking a pipe, one (1) depicting a reclining mother depicted with her child, one (1) foo or fu dog, and one (1) netsuke depicting a man crouching down and cooking. All carvings fitted with a hardwood stand with the exception of the nursing mother. The two large figures and smoking figural signed on the base. Ranging in size from 1 1/4" H x 1 1/2" W to 6 1/2" H x 2 1/2" W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Note: This lot can only be sold to a resident of the State of Tennessee. This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer will be solely responsible for obtaining any necessary license or permits applicable to the sale or transport of the object. The Collection of Ann Hale-Smith, Rogersville, Tennessee. Condition: A figures in overall good condition with old patina. Large female figure with possible repair to hair. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
1199 Lot 1199: Chinese Sancai Camel & Carved Giltwood Panel, 2 items Chinese Sancai Camel & Carved Giltwood Panel, 2 items Lot 1199: Chinese Sancai Camel & Carved Giltwood Panel, 2 items

Chinese Sancai camel and carved giltwood panel, 2 items total. 1st item: Tang Dynasty style Sancai glazed earthenware Bactrian camel, possibly a roof tile. 11 1/2" H x 11 1/2" L. 2nd item: Carved Asian wood panel depicting a procession of figures, including a figure on horseback, all on a red ground and with gilt highlights throughout. Red seal mark en verso. 5 1/2" H x 15" W. Both items 20th century. Condition: Both items overall good condition. Camel with overall craquelure to glaze. [See more photos →]

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1201 Lot 1201: 5 Burmese Silver Items, incl. Anklet & Boxes 5 Burmese Silver Items, incl. Anklet & Boxes Lot 1201: 5 Burmese Silver Items, incl. Anklet & Boxes

Grouping of five (5) silver Burmese items, including three (3) oval lidded boxes with repousse decorated tops and two with painted black enamel sides, one (1) cosmetic box with repousse decoration and horn base, and one (1) heavy beaded anklet or payal. Ranging in size from 2 1/8" H to 11" L. All pieces 20th century. Condition: All pieces in overall good condition with expected use wear. Boxes with some minor pitting. [See more photos →]

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1202 Lot 1202: 2 Silver Chinese Tribal Apron Counter Weights 2 Silver Chinese Tribal Apron Counter Weights Lot 1202: 2 Silver Chinese Tribal Apron Counter Weights

A pair of Chinese spun silver apron counterweights, Miao or Dong Culture, including one "S" form with triangular spiral ends and one with central shaped sphere with etched designs flanked by two triangular spiral ends joined by J form hooks. 6 1/2" L x 5" W and 5" H x 6 1/2" W. Both 20th century. 26.395 total troy ounces. Condition: Both overall good condition with general light wear. [See more photos →]

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1203 Lot 1203: Burmese Naga Conch Fossil Necklace & Asian Prayer Bead Necklace Burmese Naga Conch Fossil Necklace & Asian Prayer Bead Necklace Lot 1203: Burmese Naga Conch Fossil Necklace & Asian Prayer Bead Necklace

Carved shell and carved bone necklaces, two (2) items. 1st item: Burmese Naga conch shell necklace comprised of carved and graduated conch shell beads with a fossilized and incised conch shell pendant, strung together with cotton cord. 21 3/4" L. 20th century. 2nd item: Asian, likely Tibetan, carved bone prayer bead necklace comprised of carved skull beads, strung on brown cord. 20 1/4" L. 20th century. Condition: Both items overall good condition. [See more photos →]

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1204 Lot 1204: Silver Hmong Ceremonial Wedding Necklace Silver Hmong Ceremonial Wedding Necklace Lot 1204: Silver Hmong Ceremonial Wedding Necklace

Vintage Southeast Asian Hmong silver ceremonial wedding necklace, torque form with engraved floliate designs to the collar and geometric dangling charms or bells. 10 1/2" L x 11 3/4" W (including dangles). 13.275 troy ounces. 20th century. Condition: Overall good condition with general wear. [See more photos →]

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