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1Lot 1: Yeu-Qua Portrait Miniature of Kate Freeman ClarkYeu-Qua Portrait Miniature of Kate Freeman ClarkLot 1: Yeu-Qua Portrait Miniature of Kate Freeman Clark

Yeu-Qua or Yeuqua (Chinese, fl. 1860-1885) miniature watercolor portrait of young Kate Freeman Clark (Mississippi/New York, 1875-1957), in original studio paper and silk frame and case with Yeu-Qua label, Hong Kong. Miss Clark, depicted at about 6 years of age, is posed standing next to a short column with green plant, and is dressed in a white lace dress with blue sash and matching headband. Original label is pasted to silk covered case and includes cleaning instructions along with the painter's studio address. A faint pencil inscription notes this painting was copied from a "photo" of the little girl. Portrait – 5" H x 3 1/4 " W. Case – 7" H x 5 3/4" W. Circa 1880. Note: Kate Freeman Clark was from a prominent Mississippi family. She grew up to become a painter who studied with William Merritt Chase, and eventually turned her home into a museum that still bears her name in Holly Springs, MS. CONDITION: The painting itself is in excellent condition, with some paper containing Chinese text adhered en verso. The paper "frame" has some grime and edge chipping and has come detached from the actual painting. Case with some grime and moderate wear, fraying at spine. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
2Lot 2: Japanese or Chinese Export Silver BowlJapanese or Chinese Export Silver BowlLot 2: Japanese or Chinese Export Silver Bowl

Chinese or Japanese Meiji export silver footed bowl, the bulbous sides with detailed repousse decorations of chrysanthemums and leaves. Asian hallmark to underside. 5 1/2" H x 10" dia. 39.44 oz troy. Probably Japanese, late 19th century. CONDITION: 3/4" tear to one side at rim. The interior lining may have formerly been part of a double walled bowl; it is not removable and has several small minor dents. 2" dent to one side of exterior. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
3Lot 3: Chinese Export Silver Cocktail ShakerChinese Export Silver Cocktail ShakerLot 3: Chinese Export Silver Cocktail Shaker

Chinese export silver cocktail shaker with raised twin dragon decoration to the body, base stamped WH 90 for Wang Hing & Company, Hong Kong. 9 3/4" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 17.740 troy ounces. CONDITION: Overall good condition with some denting to upper shoulder and minor dent to lower body. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
4Lot 4: Asian Silver Repousse Box w/ InscriptionAsian Silver Repousse Box w/ InscriptionLot 4: Asian Silver Repousse Box w/ Inscription

Thai or Burmese silver box, rectangular form with an allover repousse design. Hinged lid decorated with scholars standing on clouds beneath pine trees, center, with a scrolling foliate and butterfly border; the sides with bird, deer and phoenix scrolling foliate decoration, all resting on bun feet. Front with later engraved inscription reading MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR 1970 TO MR. AND MRS. MARTIN, FROM HANK. Base marked "100% and 43" along with other hallmarks within a lozenge. 3 1/4" H x 8" W x 5 1/4" D. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 20.995 total troy ounces. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
5Lot 5: Chinese Daoist Bronze Figure, poss.Wen ChangChinese Daoist Bronze Figure, poss.Wen ChangLot 5: Chinese Daoist Bronze Figure, poss.Wen Chang

Chinese bronze figure of a scholar or Wen Chang, the Taoist or Daoist diety of literature, depicted standing in headdress and robes and holding a scroll. Integral base with molded skirt. 10 7/8" H. Accompanied by a 1990 purchase receipt from The Red Torii, Charleston, SC. Provenance: The Estates of Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee CONDITION: Considerable oxidation, 1/4" tear to rear of base, skirt misshapen on rear of base, several scattered tiny holes and patches to rear of figure and lower sides of figure. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
6Lot 6: Southeast Asian Bronze BuddhaSoutheast Asian Bronze BuddhaLot 6: Southeast Asian Bronze Buddha

Southeast Asian, probably Thai,bronze figure of Buddha, seated in padmasana or lotus position, his hands in bhumisparsa ("earth touching") and dhyana mudra, with elongated earlobes, tightly curled hair and domed usnisa with flame finial. 19 1/2" H. Late 19th century or earlier. CONDITION: Oxidation and some scattered surface exfoliation to lower half, miniscule hole to subject's left ear, overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$1,600.00$1,800.00
7Lot 7: Chinese Bronze Figure and Japanese TsubaChinese Bronze Figure and Japanese TsubaLot 7: Chinese Bronze Figure and Japanese Tsuba

1st item: Chinese gilt bronze figure depicting a standing male attendant attired in Changshan style dress with hands in prayer pose. 12 1/2" H x 2 3/4" W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 2nd item: Japanese gilt bronze tsuba with raised flowering branch decoration. 2 3/4" x 2 1/2". Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: The estates of sculptor Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition, scattered losses to gilt, nick to front of base. 2nd item: Minor pitting and oxidation, overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
8Lot 8: Chinese Filigree and Enamel CarriageChinese Filigree and Enamel CarriageLot 8: Chinese Filigree and Enamel Carriage

Chinese filigree and enamel deer drawn Dragon Carriage, gilt bronze or bronze colored metal deer studded with coral and jade color cabochon beads, hitched by means of two cloisonne rods with enameled "flaming" gilt dragon heads to a gilt filigree carriage with champleve enamel and turquoise/coral colored cabochon bead decoration. Mounted to a gilt wire inlaid wood stand that appears to be later than the carriage and deer. 10 1/2" H x 13" W x 4" D. Chinese, mid 20th century. Provenance: a Nashville, TN estate. CONDITION: Some scattered wear to gilding and wear to flames at end of dragon rods. 1/8" loss of enameling to one dragon head. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
9Lot 9: Chinese Ink Stone and Lacquer BoxChinese Ink Stone and Lacquer BoxLot 9: Chinese Ink Stone and Lacquer Box

Chinese Duan Inkstone with relief carved figures of scholars and deer, with raised Chinese characters. Signed on underside. 1 1/2" H x 8" W x 5 1/2" D (deepest point). Together with a lacquer box comprised of a footed tray with lift-top cover adorned with incised grape, floral and Chinese calligraphy decoration on a basketweave textured background. Gilt signature to underside. 2 1/2"H x 11"W x 6 1/2"D. Both items late 19th to early 20th century. CONDITION: Inkstone: some wear to areas just outside the well; exfoliation inside well. Lacquer box: Overall good condition with shrinkage cracks and a few small minor losses to edges. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
10Lot 10: Gold Splashed Bronze Censer w/ Carved Lid & FinialGold Splashed Bronze Censer w/ Carved Lid & FinialLot 10: Gold Splashed Bronze Censer w/ Carved Lid & Finial

Chinese gold splashed bronze censer, heavy bombe form with foo lion handles, intricately carved and pierced hardwood cover in a floral and scroll design with fret border, topped with a fungus-carved hardstone finial. Seal mark to underside of censor. 8" H x 9" W (including handles) x 7 1/2" D. 20th century. CONDITION: A few small losses to upper lip of censer. [See more photos →]

$700.00$800.00
11Lot 11: 3 Chinese Jade Rings, incl. Dragon3 Chinese Jade Rings, incl. DragonLot 11: 3 Chinese Jade Rings, incl. Dragon

Three (3) Chinese jade carved rings, including one (1) white jade ring with carved russet colored dragon decoration, one (1) mottled celadon and russet jade archer's ring with carved bee and symbol decoration, and one (1) celadon jade archer's ring with apple green splash. 1" to 1 3/8" dia. All 20th century. CONDITION: All rings overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
12Lot 12: 3 Guangxu Famille Rose Porcelain Nesting Bowls3 Guangxu Famille Rose Porcelain Nesting BowlsLot 12: 3 Guangxu Famille Rose Porcelain Nesting Bowls

Three (3) Chinese Famille Rose porcelain bowls of graduated sizes, Guangxu mark and period, each with scalloped gilt rims and bodies above polychrome enamel painted bands of Shou symbols and the attributes of the Eight Taoist Immortals, all on white grounds. Footed bases with red seal form of the period (1875-1908). Ranging in size from 1 7/8" H x 4 1/4" dia. to 2 1/4" H x 5 3/8" dia. CONDITION: All bowls overall very good condition, two largest bowls with minor loss to exterior enamel decoration, all with minor loss to gilt on rims and interiors with minor glaze imperfections (in the making).Medium bowl with flea bite to base. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
13Lot 13: Dish with Monkey, Deer, & Wasp, XianfengDish with Monkey, Deer, & Wasp, XianfengLot 13: Dish with Monkey, Deer, & Wasp, Xianfeng

Chinese Famille Rose porcelain footed dish with shaped sides, with overglaze decoration of monkeys swinging from a tree with deer below and wasps and birds flying overhead. The Chinese words for deer, monkey, and wasp, “lu hou feng,” may also be interpreted as “may you receive high rank and emolument.” Exterior of bowl with floral decoration and fret decoration to foot. Painted Xianfeng seal mark and period, 1850-1861. CONDITION: Small area of wear/abrasion to rock decoration at the foot of the tree, light wear to gold enameling at rim, otherwise excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
14Lot 14: Chinese Blue & White Export Tureen + PlatterChinese Blue & White Export Tureen + PlatterLot 14: Chinese Blue & White Export Tureen + Platter

1st item: Chinese Export Canton blue and white porcelain tureen with shaped cover and dish and cut corners, cover with leaf finial and base with animal mask handles. Decorated with scenes of Cantonese landscapes. 8 3/4" H x 12 1/2" W x 8" D. Late 19th century. 2nd item: Large Chinese Export blue and white porcelain platter, octagonal form with shaped rim, the interior decorated with a landscape scene, rim with diaper and rui head border. 17 1/4" W x 14 1/4" H. Late 19th century. Provenance: the collection of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Break to one ear of one mask handle, finial with old repair. 2nd item: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
15Lot 15: Famille Rose Vase with Serpent HandlesFamille Rose Vase with Serpent HandlesLot 15: Famille Rose Vase with Serpent Handles

Chinese Famille Rose porcelain vase with gilt handles in the form of serpents, tassels, figural fish and auspicious symbols; slightly flared neck having a polychrome border decoration on yellow ground, over a bulbous body with landscape vignettes on a blue and rose floral ground, and a round fret-decorated foot ring. Turquoise glazed interior at top of neck and turquoise glazed bottom with Qianlong mark. 14" H. 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with some staining to neck and wear to gilt on handles. Some scattered wear and subtle glaze pops to blue ground. 2 interior firing cracks which do not appear to show on exterior. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
16Lot 16: Pair Chinese Bowls with CalligraphyPair Chinese Bowls with CalligraphyLot 16: Pair Chinese Bowls with Calligraphy

Pair of Chinese Republic Period porcelain bowls, Qianlong form with flared and slightly scalloped rims, the interiors with Famille Rose decoration of two figures in a scenic landscape, the exterior with vignettes of blue and white floral decoration over sides with calligraphy and two red seal marks. Blue Jiaqing seal mark to underside. 3 1/2" H x 7 1/4" dia. 20th century. CONDITION: A couple of very tiny spots of minimal wear, overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
17Lot 17: Meiji Satsuma Bowl & Covered UrnMeiji Satsuma Bowl & Covered UrnLot 17: Meiji Satsuma Bowl & Covered Urn

Japanese Meiji period Satsuma porcelain round bowl together with a globular form covered and footed urn. Both having parcel gilt and enameled decoration of Immortals, and Shimazu family crest above cartouches with black and gilt character marks to bases. Both fitted with hardwood display stands, not pictured. Bowl measures 2" H x 4 1/4" dia. and urn measures 4 1/4" H. Meiji period. CONDITION: Both pieces overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
18Lot 18: Large Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue 18" ChargerLarge Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue 18" ChargerLot 18: Large Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue 18" Charger

Very large Edo or Meiji Satsuma Gosu Blue bowl or charger, the center enameled with decoration of an advancing rooster and coy hen in a landscape setting; blue enamel interior and exterior sides decorated with varying gilt circular floral medallions, with gilded scalloped rim. 9 character raised gilded mark to underside. 4" H x 18 1/2" dia. Circa 1850-1900. CONDITION: 2" line of staining, firing flaw or possible hairline to lower left center, does not go through. A few minor spots of wear to gilding on rim. Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
19Lot 19: Large Japanese Satsuma 19" Charger or Bowl, Bird DecorationLarge Japanese Satsuma 19" Charger or Bowl, Bird DecorationLot 19: Large Japanese Satsuma 19" Charger or Bowl, Bird Decoration

Very large Edo or Meiji Satsuma bowl or charger, the center enameled with decoration of a bird in a landscape, the interior and exterior sides enameled with decoration of flying cranes and gilt sun or floral medallions. Gilt markings to underside. 4" H x 19" dia. Circa 1850-1900. CONDITION: 1 1/2" linear repair to rim/side, otherwise very good condition. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
20Lot 20: Chinese Qing Yellow Silk Embroidered Panel, signedChinese Qing Yellow Silk Embroidered Panel, signedLot 20: Chinese Qing Yellow Silk Embroidered Panel, signed

Chinese Qing deep yellow silk embroidered panel with central medallion containing a floral still life arrangement and bats surrounded by floral sprays. Signed en verso upper left corner. Unframed. 27 1/2" H x 54" W. CONDITION: Silk is overall very good condition, no shattering or fraying. A few areas of scattered spotting. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
21Lot 21: 10 Chinese Taoist / Yao Ceremonial Temple Items10 Chinese Taoist / Yao Ceremonial Temple ItemsLot 21: 10 Chinese Taoist / Yao Ceremonial Temple Items

Ten (10) Chinese Yao ceremonial temple watercolor and gouache scroll painted items, some with gold leaf highlights, including one (1) crown depicting male figures, haloed figures, and mythical animals (9 1/2" H x 15" W); four (4) hanging scrolls depicting male and female figures engaged in various activities (17" H x 8"); four (4) masks depicting the portraits of male figures, three (3) with haloes (8 1/2" H x 6 1/2 W); and one (1) large horizontal scroll painting depicting a processional scene, including several soldiers with drawn swords and men riding on a horse and mythical animals (8" H x 121 1/2" W). Most with strings for hanging. Black Chinese characters, en verso. All items 19th century. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with holes, general wear, fading, dampstaining, and tears, largest 2 1/2" x 1", to be expected from age and manner of use. Horizontal scroll with 8" vertical repair to center, visible en verso. Some strings may be later replacements. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
27Lot 27: Bronze Yakshi and Jain Shrine ex-Simon KrigerBronze Yakshi and Jain Shrine ex-Simon KrigerLot 27: Bronze Yakshi and Jain Shrine ex-Simon Kriger

Two (2) Indian bronze figural items, including Jain shrine and Yakshi. 1st item: Indian Jain Bronze figural shrine depicting Parsvanatha seated in the lotus position on a cushioned lion throne with bird emblem under a cobra canopy, flanked by other figures including yakshi, elephants, and cobras, with finial at the top. Extensive inscriptions en verso. 7 3/8" H. Acquired from Simon Kriger, Inc., Washington DC (old label to interior of base attributing this piece to the 14th century). Note: Simon Kriger was known as a collector and purveyor of Asian antiques. He was born 1900 in the Russian emigre community in Harbin, China and became an investment banker in the French Concession of Shanghai. By 1938, he relocated to Washington D.C., where he founded The Asian Cultural Exchange Foundation, aimed at fostering cultural exchange between Asia and the United States. He exhibited some of his objects at various universities and donated others to the Freer and Smithsonian Collections. His eponymous shop specializing in Asian art was located just steps from the White House in Washington D.C. 2nd item: Indian bronze figure of a Yakshi (female earth spirit, symbol of fertility) mounted to a later ebonized wood base. 8 1/3" H bronze, 11 1/4" H including base. Provenance: The Estates of Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Considerable surface wear and some oxidation, no damage noted. 2nd item: 3 small areas of possible repairs to lower leg area, two surface gouges on hip and upper thigh. Subjects hands may have originally held cups, now missing. Chip and some grime to base. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
122Lot 122: Chinese Export Marine Painting, ChallengerChinese Export Marine Painting, ChallengerLot 122: Chinese Export Marine Painting, Challenger

Chinese School, circa 1853 oil on linen portrait of a clipper ship flying the American flag, in a Chinese harbor. The ship is titled "the Challenger" on the side of both the bow and the stern. Several smaller boats (with figures in them) surround the main ship, while buildings dot the hills rising in the background. Unsigned. Stained and ebonized wood frame with parcel gilt decoration. Sight – 25 1/2" H x 35" W. Framed – 31" H x 41" W. Note: The ship pictured here may be The Challenger, an extreme clipper ship built by Robert E. Jackson in East Boston in 1853. She sailed in the San Francisco trade and later in the guano trade in Peru. In 1863, she was sold to the Peruvian government and renamed Camille Camour. She was damaged and abandoned off the coast of Mexico in 1875. Source: Bruzelius, Lars: the Maritime History Visual Archives. Provenance: Private Southern collection. CONDITION: Painting was professionally conserved by Cumberland Art Restoration of Nashville in 1980. A copy of the conservation report, including before and after photos, is available on request. A canvas lining was added along with a metal support board en verso. Front surface exhibits widespread craquelure. Discoloration to scattered spots of infill painting, the largest 5" L (at center left, near edge), most noticeably in sky area. Lower left quadrant had extensive damage prior to restoration and now has a more concentrated area of repairs and overpainting. Part of the old canvas is visible along the far right edge, adjacent to the frame. Frame is later and intentionally weathered, with several small holes and abrasions. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00$3,400.00
382Lot 382: 6 Japanese Framed Woodblocks6 Japanese Framed WoodblocksLot 382: 6 Japanese Framed Woodblocks

Six (6) framed Japanese woodblock prints depicting courtesans and Kabuki actors, including two (2) by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1786-1865); one (1) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861); one (1) by Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900); and two (2) by unknown artists. All prints matted and housed under glass in wood frames. Sights range from 13 1/2" H x 9" W to 14" H x 9 1/2" W. Frames range from 22" H x 17" W to 24 1/2" H x 18 1/2" W. All prints early to mid 19th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: All prints overall good condition. Some prints with foxing spots, toning, fading to be expected from age. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
383Lot 383: Japanese Woodblock Framed DiptychJapanese Woodblock Framed DiptychLot 383: Japanese Woodblock Framed Diptych

Framed Japanese woodblock print diptych by Utagawa Kunisada, also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III (1786-1865) depicting a scene between three Kabuki actors, c. 1840s. Matted and housed under glass in a wood frame. Sights – 13 3/4" H x 9 1/2" W. Frames – 23 1/2" H x 29 3/8" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Minor fading, expected with age. Not examined outside of frames. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
385Lot 385: Pair Chinese Embroidered Face ScreensPair Chinese Embroidered Face ScreensLot 385: Pair Chinese Embroidered Face Screens

Pair of Chinese silk embroidered circular face screens, one side with embroidered panels depicting birds and various flowers in a landscape setting and the opposite side with green velvet. Framed in a gilt metal pierced frame with a gilt metal repousse handle. 10 3/8" dia. x 15" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Light overall grime to silk panels, green velvet with slight wear. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
386Lot 386: Asian Carved Hardstone Buddha FigureAsian Carved Hardstone Buddha FigureLot 386: Asian Carved Hardstone Buddha Figure

Large Southeast Asian hardstone carved Buddha, depicted in the Varada Mudra pose. 11 1/2" H x 9 3/4" W x 6" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: by descent from the collection of Russell and Cornelia Speights, Nashville, Tn. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Very slight fleabites to upper left ear and scratching noted to right and left hand and front right quadrant. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
387Lot 387: 6 Asian Carved Wood Figures6 Asian Carved Wood FiguresLot 387: 6 Asian Carved Wood Figures

Six (6) assorted carved Asian figures, including one (1) carved and polychrome painted seated scholar, three (3) carved and polychrome painted scholar figures depicted standing and all mounted onto one rectangular base, one (1) hardwood carved female head mounted onto a round wood base, and one (1) hardwood carved scholar depicted standing and holding a stick, mounted onto a hardwood base. Ranging in size: 3 7/8" H to 9" H. Ranging in age from late 19th to mid 20th century. Provenance: The estates of sculptor Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. CONDITION: Largest figure with overall general wear and minor paint loss, loss to front central edge. Three small figures with general wear to paint, two with losses to objects in hands. Female head and scholar figure overall good condition with light wear. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
388Lot 388: 4 Asian Bronze Vessels, Censor, Vases, & Water Vessel4 Asian Bronze Vessels, Censor, Vases, & Water VesselLot 388: 4 Asian Bronze Vessels, Censor, Vases, & Water Vessel

Grouping of four (4) Asian bronze vessels including a round water basin having a folded and scalloped rim with four scrolled feet (2 1/2" H x 10 1/4" dia.), a vase or censor mounted onto foliate scrolled tripodal feet (7" H), an oval form low censor with raised iris decoration to the sides, mask handles and four shaped feet (3 1/4" H x 8 1/4" W x 5 1/8" D), and a Japanese bronze vase, paneled bottle form having an elongated neck with squared rim and square pedestal base (15" H x 5" dia.) All items unmarked, late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: All items good condition with overall general wear. [See more photos →]

$450.00$550.00
389Lot 389: 3 Gilt Bronze and Enamel Birds plus Butterfly Box, 4 items3 Gilt Bronze and Enamel Birds plus Butterfly Box, 4 itemsLot 389: 3 Gilt Bronze and Enamel Birds plus Butterfly Box, 4 items

Four (4) Chinese or French decorative items. 1st item: Chinese Canton Enamel Butterfly Box, yellow ground with butterfly wing decoration to top and floral decoration to sides. Each wing is hinged, opening to reveal a dovetailed compartment below. 2 1/2" H x 11" W x 7" D. Chinese, 20th century. 2nd-4th items: Three (3) Gilt Bronze and Enamel Bird sculptures of varying styles and sizes, possibly Magoni. Each bird is finely decorated in polychrome enamels and perched on a gilt bronze branch with assorted fruits and leaves, and secured on a black base. Unsigned. Ranging in height from 12 1/2" to 17 1/2". French or Chinese, late 20th century. Provenance: a Nashville, TN estate. CONDITION: Butterfly box: Excellent condition. Birds: Largest bird has some wear and surface lifting to corner on black base. 1 bird has some slight imperfections to enamel on fruit. Otherwise all items excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
390Lot 390: 4 Chinese Jade pendants inc. 14K and diamond4 Chinese Jade pendants inc. 14K and diamondLot 390: 4 Chinese Jade pendants inc. 14K and diamond

Four (4) Chinese carved jade items, including one (1) mottled green pendant with 14K white gold (tested) and diamond mount and floral decoration, one (1) circular white pendant with light green inclusions and bird and dragon decoration, one (1) rectangular form russet and green pendant with horse decoration, and one (1) white and green carved pomegranate. Ranging in size from 2" H x 1 1/2" to 2 3/4" H x 1 3/4" W. CONDITION: All pieces very good condition. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
391Lot 391: 2 Chinese Carved Jade Items, incl. White Jade2 Chinese Carved Jade Items, incl. White JadeLot 391: 2 Chinese Carved Jade Items, incl. White Jade

1st item: White Jade carved hand cooler, with carved and pierced flowering vine decoration. 2 1/4"L. 2nd item: Black and white jade fruit form partial buckle with carved bat and leaf decoration, strung with black cord for wearing as a pendant. 3" H x 2 7/8" W. CONDITION: Both items very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
392Lot 392: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain VaseChinese Famille Rose Porcelain VaseLot 392: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase

Chinese baluster form porcelain vase with opposing double foo dog handles and polychrome Famille Rose decoration, including a landscape scene to one side depicting females seated at a table with young boys playing and Chinese inscriptions to the other side. Four character red seal stamp to the base. 17 3/4" H. Late Qing or Early Republic Period. CONDITION: Spider cracks to base, otherwise overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
393Lot 393: 3 Chinese Blanc de Chine Figures, incl. Quan Yin3 Chinese Blanc de Chine Figures, incl. Quan YinLot 393: 3 Chinese Blanc de Chine Figures, incl. Quan Yin

Three (3) Chinese Blanc de Chine white porcelain figures, including one (1) Buddha figure, holding a fruit or tassel in one hand, circa 1900, and two (2) opposing Quan Yin figures depicted standing atop deep relief flowering bases, stamped with character marks and "CHINA MADE" to reverse of bases, possible black character marks to underside of bases, mid 20th century. Ranging in size from 6 1/8" H x 3 1/2" W to 9 1/2" H x 2 7/8" W. Provenance: a Nashville Tennessee estate. CONDITION: Overall good condition with scattered fleabites. Crazing to Buddha figure and base of one Quan Yin figure. Both Quan Yin figures with hairlines to bases, possibly in the making. Buddha figure and one Quan Yin figure with breaks to fingers. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
394Lot 394: Pair of Blue and White Porcelain Fish BowlsPair of Blue and White Porcelain Fish BowlsLot 394: Pair of Blue and White Porcelain Fish Bowls

Pair of large Qianlong style fish bowls or jardinieres, blue and white underglaze decoration enclosing vignettes with Famille Rose overglaze enameled bird among flower decorations featuring birds of paradise and peonies, alternating with smaller floral decorated reserves. The interiors feature enameled decorations of swimming carp. Unsigned. 16" H x 19.5" dia. & 17" H x 20" dia. Chinese, 20th century. Provenance: The estate of Dr. John M. Tudor, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Some crazing to colored enamel decoration in bird and flower vignettes. Scattered tiny glaze pops and a few miniscule chips to enameling. A few tiny, minor dark stains scattered throughout interior. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
395Lot 395: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Fruit CoolerChinese Famille Rose Porcelain Fruit CoolerLot 395: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Fruit Cooler

Chinese Export Famille Rose covered porcelain fruit cooler, the top and base with enameled floral and animal landscape decoration and stylized floral band decoration. Lid with figural fruit finial and body with mask and wire bail handles. Apocryphal Red Jiaqing / Chia Ching seal mark to the base. Fitted with a contemporary hardwood stand. 9 3/4" H. Early to mid 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition. One mask handle with chip, minor wear to enameled decoration. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
396Lot 396: Pair of Imari Porcelain Vases, Boat and Square DishesPair of Imari Porcelain Vases, Boat and Square DishesLot 396: Pair of Imari Porcelain Vases, Boat and Square Dishes

Four (4) Japanese Imari Porcelain items. 1st and 2nd items: Pair of 17th century style trumpet vases, flaring rims with iron red floral and swag decoration, over faceted bodies with cobalt, iron red and gilt vignettes of birds and flowering trees, on flared and faceted bases with round foot rings. Unmarked. 10" H. Late 19th century. 3rd item: Boat shaped dish with bow shaped handle and notch at other end. 2 3/4" H x 12" W x 7" D. Late 19th/early 20th century. 4th item: Square dish with basket of flower decoration to center and shaped edges. 12 1/2" square. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Dr. John M. Tudor, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Noticeable wear to several areas of gilt decoration. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
1092Lot 1092: 14 Japanese Imari or Arita Items, incl. Charger14 Japanese Imari or Arita Items, incl. ChargerLot 1092: 14 Japanese Imari or Arita Items, incl. Charger

Fourteen (14) Japanese Imari or Arita porcelain tableware items, 15 items total, including charger, with polychrome and enamel decoration of flora, birds, bats, butterflies, and other precious objects, gilt highlights throughout. Including five (5) bowls of varying sizes, three (3) with blue character marks to underside of bases, one (1) charger, 1 rectangular dish, one (1) quatrefoil dish, one (1) octagonal dish, two (2) cups and two (2) saucers, all with "Gold Imari Hand Painted" logos and gold character marks to underside of bases, saucers with additional "Toyo" retail stickers, one (1) lid with red character mark to top center, and one (1) carved footed hardwood stand. Ranging in size from 2 1/4" H x 3 1/8" W to 1 5/8" H x 14" dia. 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Dr. John M. Tudor, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with general wear. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
1093Lot 1093: 12 Japanese Imari or Arita Items plus Books12 Japanese Imari or Arita Items plus BooksLot 1093: 12 Japanese Imari or Arita Items plus Books

Twelve (12) Japanese Imari or Arita porcelain tableware items, with polychrome and enamel decoration of flora, birds, butterflies, fish, and other precious objects, gilt highlights throughout. Includes two (2) compotes or footed bowls, one (1) covered bowl with flared rim, one (1) small covered box with strap handle to lid, three (3) sake cups with scalloped rims and blue character marks to underside of bases, and five (5) saucers. Ranging in size from 1 3/4" H x 2 3/8" dia. 20th century. Also includes one (1) copy of JAPANESE PORCELAIN 1800-1950, by Nancy N. Schiffer, published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd., West Chester, 1986 and one (1) copy of IMARI, by Kodansha International Ltd., Tokyo, New York, San Francisco, 1982. Ranging in size from 12 1/4" H x 9 1/2" W x 1" D to 14 1/2" H x 10 3/4" W x 1/2" D. Provenance: the estate of Dr. John M. Tudor, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: All items in overall very good condition with general wear. Three items with retail stickers to underside of bases. One bowl with 1 5/8" piece of old scotch tape to rim. Lid does not sit flush on covered bowl. Books in overall good condition, JAPANESE PORCELAIN dust jacket with 3/4" tear, top left. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
1094Lot 1094: 3 Chinese Porcelain Items, incl. Tongzhi Bowl3 Chinese Porcelain Items, incl. Tongzhi BowlLot 1094: 3 Chinese Porcelain Items, incl. Tongzhi Bowl

Three (3) Chinese porcelain items, including Yellow Tongzhi Famille Rose porcelain bowl with grasshopper. 1st item: Yellow Famille Rose porcelain bowl with polychrome enamel painted floral and grasshopper decoration. Footed base with red Tongzhi seal. 2 1/4" H x 4 5/6" dia. 2nd item: Green glazed covered porcelain bowl. Footed base and lid with red seals. 3 1/4" H x 4 1/2" dia. 3rd item: Yellow Famille rose porcelain covered box with polychrome enamel painted floral vignettes and incised decoration. Footed base with red seal. 2 1/4" H x 3 3/4" dia. All items late 19th to early 20th century. CONDITION: All items overall good condition with minute firing flaws to interiors. Green glaze bowl has a miniscule chip to the foot ring. [See more photos →]

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1095Lot 1095: Pair of Chinese Porcelain LampsPair of Chinese Porcelain LampsLot 1095: Pair of Chinese Porcelain Lamps

Pair of Chinese Famille Rose porcelain ginger jars, mounted as lamps. Overglaze polychrome enamel decoration on white ground depicts Mandarin figures bringing flowers to a dignitary on one side and children celebrating with lanterns and bells on the other side. Tops, which have been adhered to bases, depict scholar figures. Mounted to carved hardwood bases and drilled for electric cords. Urns approximately 11" H, overall 16" H. Vases early 20th century, wiring mid 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Dr. John M. Tudor, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Wiring is functional for both lamps. Urns in excellent condition with a few scattered glaze pops. [See more photos →]

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1096Lot 1096: Pair Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain VasesPair Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain VasesLot 1096: Pair Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Pair of Chinese Famille Rose porcelain yen yen form vases, now mounted as lamps. Both with enamel decoration including chickens and roosters, flowering branches, and flowers to the body. Rim with Jui head decoration and the base with lappet decoration. Tops and bases with hardwood mounts, harps with pierced foo dog finials. Vases measure 14" H. Lamps total H 32 1/2". Early 20th century. CONDITION: Both vases overall good condition. One with 3" diagonal hairline to lower body and scattered chipping/fleabites to rim. The other vase with minor scattered chipping to rim. Both are functional as lamps. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
1097Lot 1097: 4 Asian Blue & White Porcelain Vases4 Asian Blue & White Porcelain VasesLot 1097: 4 Asian Blue & White Porcelain Vases

Grouping of four (4) Asian porcelain vases, all with foliate decoration, including two (2) ginger jar forms, one (1) Yen Yen form, and one (1) baluster form. Ranging in size from 9" to 14 1/2" H. All late 19th/early 20th century. CONDITION: All pieces in overall good condition with general wear. Yen Yen vase with scattered wear to glaze and minute fleabites to the rim. [See more photos →]

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1098Lot 1098: Monumental Black Jade or Hardstone Guanyin, 21" HMonumental Black Jade or Hardstone Guanyin, 21" HLot 1098: Monumental Black Jade or Hardstone Guanyin, 21" H

Large Chinese very dark green to black jade or hardstone Guan Yin figure, depicted seated and holding a ruyi scepter, with custom carved and fitted hardwood stand. Dimensions of figure – 21″ H x 13″ W x 7 1/4″ D (not including stand). Provenance: the estate of B. Dale Wiley, Brentwood, Tennessee. CONDITION: Old shallow chip to left shoulder. Three natural fissures to hardstone running vertically to the back, one from top to base.

 

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1099Lot 1099: 4 Chinese Jade pcs., incl. Carved Jade Figural Bru4 Chinese Jade pcs., incl. Carved Jade Figural BruLot 1099: 4 Chinese Jade pcs., incl. Carved Jade Figural Bru

Four (4) Chinese jade items, including figural brush rest, plaques, snuff bottle. 1st item: Carved white jade figural brush rest, depicting swans atop lily pads with a scrolling foliate canopy. 1 3/4" H x 7 1/8" W. 19th century. 2nd item: Pale celadon oval plaque with incised dragon decoration and mounted into a gilt metal pendant setting with signature on the back. 2 1/2" H x 1 1/2" W. 3rd item: Carved russet jade plaque with pierced and incised character decoration. 2 5/8" H x 1 3/4" W. 4th item: Carved pale celadon jade snuff bottle with dragon head handles and a pink hardstone stopper. 3" H. 2nd-4th items 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Some minor russet inclusions on the base, overall very good condition. 2nd item: Hairline to jade lower left corner, otherwise very good condition. 3rd item: Overall very good condition. 4th item: Overall very good condition with natural fissure to the shoulder. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
1100Lot 1100: Chinese Child's Collar and Jade KnifeChinese Child's Collar and Jade KnifeLot 1100: Chinese Child's Collar and Jade Knife

Two (2) Chinese items, including child's collar and jade knife. 1st item: Qing Dynasty child's collar, pieced and embroidered red, tan, rose and black silk, float mounted under glass in a later molded giltwood frame with sage green mat. Tag with frame attributes it to Ch'ien-lung Period, 1736-1796. Collar – 11" H x 12" W. Framed – 18 3/4" square. 2nd item: Carved ceremonial knife, probably spinach jade, with incised decoration to handle. Housed under glass in a red and black painted frame with Chinese brass hanger. Knife – 12" L. Framed – 25" H x 6 1/2" W (including decorative hanger). 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Some light staining and wear/losses to red silk. Two 1/4" dark stains to tan silk fabric. Collar has slipped in frame. 2nd item: Condition appears excellent. Neither item has been examined out of frame. [See more photos →]

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1101Lot 1101: Chinese Jade Ruyi ScepterChinese Jade Ruyi ScepterLot 1101: Chinese Jade Ruyi Scepter

Large Chinese carved white jade Ruyi scepter, the head with carved longevity symbol flanked by bats and lotus decoration and the handle with Chinese character and peach decoration. 9 1/2" L. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with small natural fissure and russet inclusions to tip of handle. [See more photos →]

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1102Lot 1102: 4 Asian Stone Carvings and Lacquer stand4 Asian Stone Carvings and Lacquer standLot 1102: 4 Asian Stone Carvings and Lacquer stand

Grouping of four (4) Asian soapstone or hardstone carvings, including one brush pot holder with figural monkeys on a pierced naturalistic base with birds and incised floral decoration; one brush pot with a figural deer and crane on a pierced naturalistic base; one landscape carving with rat, berries and vines; and one figural carving depicting a monkey pyramid. Together with a red lacquer wood stand with foliate decoration. Carvings range in size from :4 1/4" H x 3" W to 4" H x 9 3/4" W. Stand measures: 3" H x 9" W x 6" D. All items 20th century. Provenance: by descent from the estate of Russell and Cornelia Speights, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Largest brush pot with chipping or losses to rims of all three pots. Smallest brush pot with chipping to rims of pots. Remaining 2 carvings overall good condition. Stand with minor wear and paint loss. [See more photos →]

$200.00$300.00
1103Lot 1103: Pair of Asian Bronze Vases and Footed BowlPair of Asian Bronze Vases and Footed BowlLot 1103: Pair of Asian Bronze Vases and Footed Bowl

Three (3) Chinese or Japanese bronze items. 1st item: Pair of Japanese gilt bronze or brass vases, each with engraved and applied relief decoration of birds among cattails in a landscape setting. 8" H. Meiji period, late 19th century. 2nd item: Circular bronze footed low bowl, possibly a bulb bowl, with band of raised fret and stylized dragon decoration to exterior. 3" H x 12" dia. Japanese or Chinese, probably 19th century. Provenance: Private Nashville, TN collection. CONDITION: Vases: Stubborn old tape residue around bases. One vase has a 1/2" dent to one bird; another bird on the same vase is missing its beak. Wear and apparent solder repairs to undersides of bases. Bowl: Excellent condition with nice patination. [See more photos →]

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1105Lot 1105: Japanese Porcelain and Fan Paintings, 6 itemsJapanese Porcelain and Fan Paintings, 6 itemsLot 1105: Japanese Porcelain and Fan Paintings, 6 items

Four (4) Japanese porcelain items, including Imari or Arita, plus two (2) Fan shaped watercolor paintings, 6 items total. 1st item: Japanese Imari compote with blue and white interior, the interior with central iron red flower surrounded by red, blue and green band of bats, flowers and diaper design, within a fret border and gilt rim. 4 1/2" H x 7" dia. Edo Period, c. 1840. 2nd item: Japanese Imari compote with ruffled rim enclosing a band of red, blue, green, lavender, and peach colored bird and flower decoration and a central image of a brightly colored bird among peonies. Pedestal with deer and bamboo designs. Calligraphy inscription on underside. 5 1/4" H x 7" dia. Meiji period, 1868-1912. 3rd and 4th items: Two (2) Imari or Arita porcelain covered bowls with Fuki Choshun inscriptions to lids and bases, all pieces with landscape, floral and medallion decoration with gilt trim. 4" H. Meiji Period, 1868-1912. 5th and 6th items: Two (2) Japanese fan shaped watercolor paintings with metallic highlights, depicting figures in landscape settings. Framed under glass with beige and taupe mats in ebonized wood frames with Asian style pierced brass hardware. Sight – 9 1/2" H x 10" W. Framed – 18" H x 26 1/2" W. First half 20th century. Provenance: West Tennessee collection, purchased in Florida in the 1960s. CONDITION: 1st and 2nd items: Wear to gilt trim. 5th and 6th items: Paintings – One has a 1/2" loss at upper edge, overall both in very good condition. Not examined out of frames. Some toning and areas of discoloration to mats. [See more photos →]

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1106Lot 1106: 4 Japanese and English Imari items inc. Punch Bowl4 Japanese and English Imari items inc. Punch BowlLot 1106: 4 Japanese and English Imari items inc. Punch Bowl

1st item: Japanese Imari porcelain punch bowl, the exterior painted with floral and foliate cartouche decoration, the interior with seight alternating panels including bird on branch and foo dog/dragon decoration with a central design of a traditional flower, the rim floral cartouche decoration on a blue diaper ground and the foot with blue fret decoration. 6 1/4" H x 15" dia. 2nd item: Japanese Imari oval handled tray with flowering branch and foliate decoration and pierced handles. Signed on the base. 11" H x 13 1/2" W. 3rd item: Japanese Imari charger with central floral decoration and the rim with alternating panels of fruit and flower basket decoration on a cobalt or diaper pattern ground. 12 1/4" dia. 4th item: English Imari ironstone covered compote and underplate in the Imari pattern, compote and underplate stamped "Ashworth Bros. Hanley England" together with impressed marks. Compote: 5 1/2" H x 8 1/4" W x 5" D. Underplate: 6" H x 8 1/4" W. All pieces 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with general wear and minor losses to paint decoration. Chip to rim, approx. 3/4". Fitted with a hardwood stand. 2nd: Repaired break and losses to one handle, general scattered losses to decoration. 3rd item: Overall very good condition. 4th item: Overall good condition with minor crazing to glaze and minor losses to decoration. [See more photos →]

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1107Lot 1107: Asian Samurai Box & Shrine PortalAsian Samurai Box & Shrine PortalLot 1107: Asian Samurai Box & Shrine Portal

Two (2) Asian decorative items. 1st item: Japanese lacquer Hakko Bako Samurai box, black lacquer with gilt tin corner guards, the lift-top lid topped with model of Samurai helmet and armor. Old felt lining to interior. 9" H x 9" W x 6" D. 2nd item: Southeast Asian carved hardwood shrine portal. 9 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D. Includes a clear acrylic dome – 9 1/2" H x 11" W x 6" D. All items 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Kent Cathcart, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Box: Wear and a few small losses to lacquer exterior, bends and wear to corner guards, wear to lining. Doors: A few small spots of wear/abrasions, overall excellent condition. Doors glued shut. [See more photos →]

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