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Lot 4: White Jade Bowl, Ch’ien Lung White Jade Bowl, Ch’ien Lung Lot 4: White Jade Bowl, Ch’ien Lung

Chinese White Jade Bowl, inverted bowl shaped form atop a short, slightly splayed foot ring. 6 5/8″ diameter by 2 3/4″ H. Qing Dynasty, Ch’ien Lung Period, mid to late 18th century. Provenance: The collection/estate of Mr. and Mrs. W. Jeter Eason, Memphis, by descent to present consignor. Condition: Excellent condition. CONDITION: Excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$40,920.00
Lot 6: Qianlong White Jade Bowl, 6 3/4" diam. Qianlong White Jade Bowl, 6 3/4" diam. Lot 6: Qianlong White Jade Bowl, 6 3/4" diam.

Chinese White Jade Bowl, inverted bell-shaped form atop a short, slightly splayed foot ring. 6 3/4″ diameter by 2-15/16″ H (170 mm diameter x 73 mm H). Qing Dynasty, Ch’ien Lung Period, mid to late 18th century. Note: This is the companion bowl to one sold at our July, 2016 auction. This bowl is being consigned by another member of the same family. It is a slightly larger size. Provenance: The collection/estate of Mr. and Mrs. W. Jeter Eason, Memphis, by descent to present consignor. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition with a couple of inclusions on the inside edge of the bowl approximately 1/32″ in length. The outside edge of the bowl has no visible inclusions or chips. [See more photos →]

$28,320.00
Lot 866: Anglo-Indian Inlaid Lacquer Box Anglo-Indian Inlaid Lacquer Box Lot 866: Anglo-Indian Inlaid Lacquer Box

18th century Anglo Indian bone inlaid hardwood box with lacquer lining and metal handles, possibly Paktong. Rectangular form with intricate, allover arabesque floral design, the lid centered with an oval reserve depicting a coat of arms with two lions and a flowering tree; two metal bail handles with engraved plates at each side, possibly Paktong. Lacquered interior with original strap hinges, the interior of lid inlaid with an elaborate tree of life design. 5" H x 22" W x 15 1/2" D. CONDITION: Inlay missing at entire right top edge; 6" area of missing wood at far left side. Other, scattered smaller losses. Age related oxidation and shrinkage throughout. [See more photos →]

$10,200.00
Lot 13: Pr. Chinese Silver & Cloisonne Vases plus cloisonne box Pr. Chinese Silver & Cloisonne Vases plus cloisonne box Lot 13: Pr. Chinese Silver & Cloisonne Vases plus cloisonne box

Pair of Chinese Silver & Cloisonne Vases plus cloisonne box, 3 items total. 1st & 2nd items: Pair Chinese cloisonne enamel on silver vases, inscription to underside translates roughy as "Made by liberated women to people's livelihood." Mei Ping form with enamel prunus decoration over a fret band; the bodies with translucent enameled central cartouches of a deer in landscape on one side and bird in tree on other side. 7 1/2" H. Republic Period, second quarter 20th century. "As is" condition. 3rd item: Fine cloisonne oval box with decoration of birds and branches against a dark blue ground; bronze edges, silk lined interior and bottom. 2" H x 4 3/4" W x 3 1/2" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: Huntsville, Alabama private collection. CONDITION: 1st-2nd items: "As is" condition with wear and losses to enamel, each with 1" dent to side. 3rd item: Fraying to interior silk lining and silk on bottom; some craquelure with miniscule losses to edges of lid. [See more photos →]

$9,600.00
Lot 3: Carved Jade Ducks and Belt Hook Carved Jade Ducks and Belt Hook Lot 3: Carved Jade Ducks and Belt Hook

Two (2) Chinese carved celadon jade items, Ducks and Belt Hook. 1st item: Figural carving depicting a mother and baby duck, the mother with stalk of reeds in her mouth. 2" H x 3 1/4" L x 1 7/8" D. 2nd item: Chinese jade belt buckle in the form of a dragon head top with smaller dragon figure on body. Carved flower hook en verso. 5 5/8" L. Both items Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Mary Ann Bresee, GA. CONDITION: Both items overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$8,320.00
Lot 8: Qing porcelain plaque, attrib. Yu Huanwen Qing porcelain plaque, attrib. Yu Huanwen Lot 8: Qing porcelain plaque, attrib. Yu Huanwen

Chinese Qing Dynasty porcelain plaque, possibly by Yu Huanwen (1852-1892) depicting a woman on a horse next to her servant and approaching another woman outside an estate wall. Chinese inscription upper left with one red seal. Mounted in late 20th century metal table with glass inset lower shelf. Plaque – 15 5/8" L x 10 5/16" W x 1/2" D. Table – 23 3/8" H x 10 3/4" W x 15 7/8" D. Chinese, late 19th century. Provenance: The Estate of Judith E. Crosland, Knoxville, TN. Mrs. Crosland's father worked for the United States Diplomatic Corp. and the family lived in China for three years during her childhood. Condition: Plaque is adhered to table inset on left side edge. Some wear to areas of image. CONDITION: Plaque is adhered to table inset on left side edge. Some wear to areas of image. [See more photos →]

$7,680.00
Lot 1: Palace Sized Cloisonne Censer Palace Sized Cloisonne Censer Lot 1: Palace Sized Cloisonne Censer

Monumental Chinese Cloisonne Censer, circular form to body, the exterior decorated with enameled mountain, landscape and deer design on blue ground, with central tree image and cranes overhead. The body has two large side handles and is supported on three figural cloisonne bird form legs. Removable inset collar. Domed lid with large gilt bronze finial of a dragon head with body writhing on cloud-covered surface. Possible museum accession numbers on interior of lid. Accompanied by a hardwood platform with pierced design to sides and fret feet. Overall – 41" H x 30" W x 24" D. Stand – 6" H x 23" W x 26" D. Likely Qing period, circa 1900 or earlier. Provenance: Private Nashville, Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Losses to enameling on body near intersection with handles, up to 3" W. Multiple smaller areas of scattered losses throughout, including a 5" loss of linear enameling to lid. Some small holes to hollow bird feet. One bird leg has been reattached. [See more photos →]

$7,040.00
Lot 329: 2 Chinese Vases, incl. Gu Vase Lamp 2 Chinese Vases, incl. Gu Vase Lamp Lot 329: 2 Chinese Vases, incl. Gu Vase Lamp

Two (2) Chinese vases, including Qing Dynasty. 1st item: Qing Dynasty Famille Rose or Rose Medallion vase, celadon ground with vignettes depicting scenes of Mandarin figures engaged in various activities, enclosed within raised borders and surrounded by bird, butterfly and prunus decoration, with scalloped lip at mid-body and applied gilt elephant masks at neck. 16 1/2" H. Chinese, late 19th century. 2nd item: Gu or Beaker vase, now mounted as a lamp, with blue and white rock and flower decoration. Mounted to a round wood base, with brass double light socket mounted to top and mid 20th century wiring. Vase – 17 1/2" H. Overall – 19" H. Chinese, likely 18th century. Provenance: the estate of Victor T. Patterson, Franklin, TN. Note: born in Georgia and educated at the Parsons School of Design, Victor Patterson served as a cultural representative to Russia with Dwight D. Eisenhower's "People to People" program (prior to its privatization) before moving to the Nashville, Tennessee area to pursue a career in interior design. He was associated with Bradford's for many years before starting his own business. He decorated the Tennessee Governor's Mansion and the home of several country music stars in the 1970s, and filled his home on Franklin's historic Fourth Avenue with art and antiques from his frequent travels. CONDITION: 1st item: Some chipping and enamel loss/wear to base of vase, largest chip 1/2"; some wear and tiny glaze chips at mid section; 2 1/2" hairline or firing flaw to side (does not extend to or from rim). Needs rewiring and may not be functional. Lacks lampshade and fitting to hold lampshade. 2nd item: Professionally repaired breaks to circumference of midsection and 5 x 2 area to rim; a few other small areas of overpaint visible under UV light. Some losses/small flakes to enameled decoration. Some persistent old sales sticker residue just below mid lip. Some wear to gilt handles. [See more photos →]

$6,400.00
Lot 32: Japanese Export Teak Low Cabinet Japanese Export Teak Low Cabinet Lot 32: Japanese Export Teak Low Cabinet

19th century Japanese export teak and burlwood low cabinet, comprised of three central drawers flanked by doors enclosing additional storage drawers. Brass hardware and mounts and sides with wrought iron handles. 15 1/2" H x 65" W x 18" D. Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with general expected wear. [See more photos →]

$5,376.00
Lot 3: Attr. He Xuren, Winter Landscape Plaque Attr. He Xuren, Winter Landscape Plaque Lot 3: Attr. He Xuren, Winter Landscape Plaque

Attributed to He Xuren (Chinese, 1882-1940), signed grisaille winter landscape painting on porcelain, depicting a lone man fishing in a river, his small boat set against a snow-covered bank. Signed with seal mark upper right and dated 1937. Housed in a hardwood molded frame with shaped metal ornament at top center. Sight – 15" H x 9 3/4" W. Framed – 22" H x 16 1/2" W. Provenance: Private Nashville collection. CONDITION: Plaque: Excellent condition. Frame: Minor wear and scuffs. [See more photos →]

$5,040.00
Lot 3: Chinese White Jade Sculpture w/ Stand Chinese White Jade Sculpture w/ Stand Lot 3: Chinese White Jade Sculpture w/ Stand

Large carved white jade sculpture, carved in the form of a ruyi sceptre with foliate, lingzhi, and bat decoration and fitted with a carved hardwood stand. Jade – 7" L x 2 3/4" H. Stand – 2 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: Minor fleabites to top and bottom edge of widest part of jade, also to top of ruyi sceptre. Slight chip to hardwood stand. [See more photos →]

$5,040.00
Lot 19: 2 Tea Items: Liberty Mixed Metal Caddy & Chinese Teapot 2 Tea Items: Liberty Mixed Metal Caddy & Chinese Teapot Lot 19: 2 Tea Items: Liberty Mixed Metal Caddy & Chinese Teapot

1st item: Liberty of London tea caddy, mixed metals and cloisonne on sterling silver. Square bombe form with repousse and chased bird and landscape decoration accented with copper highlights to the body, shaped handles with cloisonne enamel decoration, and lid with chased and pierced floral decoration and enameled finial. Base and lid stamped with London Hallmarks and date letters for 1895 together with mark for Liberty of London. Base additionally stamped with two Asian character marks. Interior compartment of caddy additionally marked with "F" and lion passant. 4 1/8" H x 4 1/4" W x 3 1/2" D. 9.115 troy ounces. 2nd item: Chinese green hardstone individual teapot with metal mounts, lid with squirrel finial and bail handles. Base with illegible Chinese hallmark. 4 1/4" H x 3 1/2" W x 3 1/4" D. Late 19th century. Provenance: The Estate of Mary Ann Bresee, GA. CONDITION: 1st item: A couple of dents to body, minor bending to lid lip, overall general use wear. Area of solder noted to interior at handle joint, minor enamel wear to finial. 2nd item: Minor wear to metal mounts near neck, oxidation to metal. [See more photos →]

$4,864.00
Lot 23: 16 pcs Chinese Export Porcelain, 16 pcs incl. Baskets 16 pcs Chinese Export Porcelain, 16 pcs incl. Baskets Lot 23: 16 pcs Chinese Export Porcelain, 16 pcs incl. Baskets

Set of early Chinese Export Porcelain, sixteen (16) pieces, including two (2) reticulated baskets, three (3) large saucers with four (4) teacups, three (3) smaller saucers with four (4) cups. All with Famille Rose borders having landscape, dragon and duck vignettes; the centers with sepia toned vignettes of figures in landscape and interior settings; all with painted monogram "R". Baskets – 4 1/8" H x 10 1/8" W x 9 1/8" D and 3 1/2" H x 9" W x 7 3/4" D. Large saucers – 7 3/4" dia. Large cups – 2 3/4" H. Smaller saucers – 6 1/4" dia. Smaller cups – 2 5/8" H. All items 2nd quarter of 19th century. CONDITION: Baskets are missing the handles. Two smaller saucers with old break repairs. Two smaller cups with repairs. Two larger cups with chip to rims. [See more photos →]

$4,352.00
Lot 12: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase w/ Calligraphy Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase w/ Calligraphy Lot 12: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase w/ Calligraphy

Chinese Famille Rose porcelain vase, squared form, each side with figural landscape decoration, calligraphy inscriptions, and red seals. Red archaic seal form mark to the base. 12 3/4" H. 20th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$4,096.00
Lot 4: Chinese Yixing Teapot, Cheng Shouzhen Chinese Yixing Teapot, Cheng Shouzhen Lot 4: Chinese Yixing Teapot, Cheng Shouzhen

Chinese Yixing teapot, signed Bing Xing Dao Ren, seal used by Cheng Shouzhen (1858-1939) impressed on underside. Decorated with calligraphy inscription to one side and incised naturalistic motifs to the other, with relief molded fruit and leaf decoration atop lid. Additional seal impression to underside of lid. 2 1/2" H x 7" W x 5" dia. Circa 1928. Note: Cheng Shouzhen was a renowned zisha master during the late Qing to early Republican period. Teapots made by Cheng Shouzhen won prizes at the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition and the 1917 Chicago International Fair. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$3,600.00
Lot 323: 4 Chinese Carved Jade Items 4 Chinese Carved Jade Items Lot 323: 4 Chinese Carved Jade Items

Four (4) Chinese carved jade pieces, including one (1) recumbent bull figure with hardwood stand, one (1) twin bunny figure with Lingzhi, one (1) twin bat figure with flowering branches, and one (1) young boy figure atop an animal holding a flowering branch. Ranging in size from 1 7/8" H x 2" W x 1" D to 3" H x 5" W x 1" D. All items late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Mary Ann Bresee, GA. CONDITION: All pieces overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$3,328.00
Lot 13: Chinese Carved Jade Duck and Plaques, 7 items Chinese Carved Jade Duck and Plaques, 7 items Lot 13: Chinese Carved Jade Duck and Plaques, 7 items

Seven (7) carved Chinese jade items, including duck figure and plaques. 1st item: Celadon jade recumbent duck figure. Illegible ink inscription to underside of base. Includes a later raised wooden stand with sticker reading "MADE IN CHINA". Figure – 3 3/4" H x 6 1/2" W x 2 1/2" D. Stand – 1" H x 7 1/4" W x 4 3/8" D. 2nd-7th items: Six (6) small celadon jade plaques, all with carved and pierced decorations, including one (1) with black inclusions with two human figures and birds amongst foliage, one (1) with a butterfly and a flower, one (1) round shaped with floating central element surrounded by archaistic patterns and dogs, one (1) magic fungus or Ju-i head shaped with a bat, peaches, and a cloud, one (1) with a bat, peaches, and a coin surrounded by a line border, and one (1) with with coins, tassels, and a flower. Ranging in size from 2 1/8" W x 3 1/4" W. Provenance: The Estate of Mary Ann Bresee, GA. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition. Slight wear to stand. 2nd-7th items: All items overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$3,328.00
Lot 5: 2 Chinese Carved Jade Items, Libation Cup & Scholars 2 Chinese Carved Jade Items, Libation Cup & Scholars Lot 5: 2 Chinese Carved Jade Items, Libation Cup & Scholars

Two (2) Chinese carved celadon jade items. 1st item: Libation cup with figural dragon head handle and a hardwood wooden cover with silver inlay design and jade duck final. 2 3/4" H x 3 7/8" L x 2" W. Late 19th/early 20th century. 2nd item: Carved figural group depicting a scholar standing with staff in his hand and a small boy at his side, holding a flowering branch. 4" H. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Mary Ann Bresee, GA. CONDITION: Both items overall good condition. Figural with scattered natural inclusions. [See more photos →]

$3,200.00
Lot 7: 2 Lidded Censers and Guanyin Figure 2 Lidded Censers and Guanyin Figure Lot 7: 2 Lidded Censers and Guanyin Figure

Three (3) Chinese items, including jade censer, signed metal and cloisonne censer, and Guanyin figure. 1st item: Spinach jade censer, the cover with figural foo dog finial and carved mask handles supporting movable rings, the base with carved mask handles supporting movable rings and short paw feet with mask knees. Contains a miniature white hardstone turtle. 4 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W x 3 3/8" D. 2nd item: Signed cloisonne enamel and pierced metal censer, the lid and body with filigree floral and scrolling designs having enameled overlay depicting a phoenix and butterflies, supported by short rounded feet. Floral finial. Chinese character mark underside of base. 4" H x 4" W x 3 1/2" D. 3rd item: Hollow glazed pottery figurine depicting Guanyin seated on a naturalistic base and holding a child. Unmarked. 8 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W x 4" D. All items 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Mary Ann Bresee, GA. CONDITION: 1st item: Some surface grime. 2nd item: Oxidation to metal. Panel from one foot is not present. 3rd item: Some surface grime. Craquelure to glaze. [See more photos →]

$2,520.00
Lot 11: Pair of Chinese Republic Jardinieres Pair of Chinese Republic Jardinieres Lot 11: Pair of Chinese Republic Jardinieres

Pair of Chinese Republic period porcelain jardinieres and underplates, hexagonal form with flaring tims, blue overglaze decoration and edge gilding to rims of both jardinieres and underplates; the sides of jardinieres painted with scenes of immortals in lush landscapes, birds and flowering branches. Unmarked. 8" H x 9 1/4" dia. Chinese, early 20th century. Provenance: found in a Nashville, Tennessee estate. CONDITION: Wear to gilt edging and blue overglaze rim decoration; one has a 1" firing crack to interior. Small hairline to one underplate. [See more photos →]

$2,432.00
Lot 465: 12 pcs Famille Rose incl. Rose Mandarin Jardiniere 12 pcs Famille Rose incl. Rose Mandarin Jardiniere Lot 465: 12 pcs Famille Rose incl. Rose Mandarin Jardiniere

Group of Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain, including Mandarin decoration, 12 items total. 1st item: Chinese export porcelain tea pot with "make do" repaired metal handle, the body decorated with polychrome reserves containing figures in a winter landscape setting with architectural structures in the background, the top with iron red floral reserves and purple trellis borders, traces of gilt to shaped spout. 8 1/4" H x 9" dia. Early 19th century. 2nd item: Chinese export porcelain urn form tea caddy, the body polychrome decorated with reserves containing figures in a landscape setting with water in the background, along with iron red and pink floral reserves and black trellis borders, all on a raised wave base, fitted with a wood top. 4 3/4" H. Early 19th century. 3rd -8th items: Set of Famille Rose porcelain tableware including two luncheon size plates and two cups with saucers. All polychrome decorated with figures in a landscape setting to centers and bodies with pink and green borders with bird in flowering branch, landscape vignettes and monogram decoration. Plates measure 8" dia., saucers measure 1 1/4" Hx 6" dia., Cups measure: 2 5/8" H. All 19th century. 9th item: Chinese Famille Rose export covered serving dish having figure in landscape decoration to the top with floral and insect border, cut corners and gilt fruit finial. 5 1/4" H x 9 1/2" W x 8" D. 19th century. 10th item: Individual Rose Mandarin teapot with figural landscape vignettes and gilt highlights throughout. 4 1/4" H. 19th century. 11th & 12th items: 20th century Chinese Rose Mandarin jardiniere or cachepot having a shaped oblong body with conforming footed undertray, polychrome enameled floral and figural vignette decoration. Red seal mark to base. 10" H x 14" W x 8 5/8" D. Provenance: A private Alabama collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Metal handle is a replacement for the original, losses to gilt decoration. 2nd item: Overall good condition, some wear to decoration. 3rd – 8th items: All saucers and plates with chips to rim, one teacup with chip to rim. 9th – 12th items: All overall good condition with general wear and losses to gilt decoration. [See more photos →]

$2,160.00
Lot 470: Large Chinese Bronze Foo Dog Censer Large Chinese Bronze Foo Dog Censer Lot 470: Large Chinese Bronze Foo Dog Censer

Large Chinese bronze lidded ritual censer, the top with a figural foo dog or dragon posed with its left front paw atop a pierced ball, the base with foo dog or dragon figural handles, taotie mask decoration to each side, raised on curved legs with taotie mask knees and terminating in scrolled feet. Upper shoulder of one side with Chinese character inscription. 18" H x 13 1/2" W x 7" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Martha Lyman, Dayton, TN. CONDITION: One side with losses upper area, one corner of lid with old damage. [See more photos →]

$2,048.00
Lot 22: Chinese Hat Stand, Vase and Blanc de Chine Figures, 4 items Chinese Hat Stand, Vase and Blanc de Chine Figures, 4 items Lot 22: Chinese Hat Stand, Vase and Blanc de Chine Figures, 4 items

Chinese Hat Stand, Vase and Blanc de Chine Figures, 4 items total. 1st item: Chinese Famille Rose porcelain hat stand with multiple poem inscriptions and quatrefoil piercings, additionally decorated with figures and dragon sitting atop a box enclosing calligraphy. 10-3/4" H. Late 19th to early 20th century. 2nd item: Small bulbous porcelain vase decorated with figures of older man and boy, possibly a teacher and protege, in a landscape setting. Seal mark to underside. Likely Republic period, early 20th century. 7 3/4"H. 3rd and 4th items: Pair Blanc De Chine porcelain figurines of children, seated atop scrolled bases simulating waves. Male figure holds a wind instrument, while female figure holds a barrel or fruit. 5 3/4"H. Chinese, first half 20th century. Provenance: Private Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Hat stand: Some light wear to decoration and calligraphy, scattered grime. Small Vase: Excellent condition. Blanc de chine figures: male figure with repair at neck, female figure with small losses to top of barrel/fruit in her hand and flowers in hair. [See more photos →]

$1,920.00
Lot 318: 3 Asian Bronze Figural Items 3 Asian Bronze Figural Items Lot 318: 3 Asian Bronze Figural Items

Group of three (3) Asian bronze figurals, including one (1) recumbent carved horse with conforming hardwood stand (3 1/4" H x 5" W x 2 3/4" D), one (1) incense burner in the form of a foo dog atop a gourd (1 3/4" H x 2 3/4" W x 1 3/4" D), and one (1) incense burner in the form of a child playing a drum (2 1/2" H x 2 1/2" W x 2" D). All pieces late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Mary Ann Bresee, GA. CONDITION: Small puncture to underside of horse, small repair to underside edge of gourd. [See more photos →]

$1,792.00
Lot 5: Chinese White Jade Double Brush Washer Chinese White Jade Double Brush Washer Lot 5: Chinese White Jade Double Brush Washer

Chinese carved white jade brush washer having two carved naturalistic bowls with ruyi sceptre, scrolling vine and dragonfly decoration. 1 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W x 3" D. 19th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$1,680.00
Lot 250: Pr. Imperial Guangxu Lemon Yellow Saucer Dishes Pr. Imperial Guangxu Lemon Yellow Saucer Dishes Lot 250: Pr. Imperial Guangxu Lemon Yellow Saucer Dishes

Pair of Chinese Imperial monochrome lemon yellow glaze saucer dishes, round with incised decoration of writhing, five-toed dragons in clouds. Guangxu mark and period (1875-1909). Labels for Vermeer & Griggs Asian Art on undersides. 3 3/8" dia. Provenance: Private Alabama collection. CONDITION: Couple of minute dark specks to glaze, miniscule fleabite sized firing flaw to rim. [See more photos →]

$1,680.00
Lot 11: 4 Thai Hindu Bronze & Metal Figures, incl. Buddhas 4 Thai Hindu Bronze & Metal Figures, incl. Buddhas Lot 11: 4 Thai Hindu Bronze & Metal Figures, incl. Buddhas

Four (4) Thai Hindu Bronze and Metal Figures. 1st item: Thai bronze Buddha depicted seated and posed upon a multi-tiered triangular base. Incised inscription on the lower base tier. 9 3/4" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 2nd item: Thai Buddha with gilt wash, from the Rattanakosin Dynasty (1782-1932), depicted seated on a multi-tiered triangular base. 6" H. 3rd item: Miniature Hindu bronze Dancing Shiva Nataraj, likely Thai, depicted dancing within a circle of flames. 4" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 4th item: Large gilt metal Ganesha Buddha elephant figure with overall gilt wash, mounted onto a square black base. 16 1/4" H (w/ base) x 19" W x 8 1/2" D. 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Martha Lyman, Dayton, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with general wear to patina. 2nd item: Tip of head covering bent, General wear and oxidation to exterior. Losses to the center and corner of base. 3rd item: Overall good condition with old patina. 4th item: Overall general wear and light losses to gilt wash, losses to patina on the base. [See more photos →]

$1,664.00
Lot 27: Two Framed Taoist Scrolls, Diyu (1st pair) Two Framed Taoist Scrolls, Diyu (1st pair) Lot 27: Two Framed Taoist Scrolls, Diyu (1st pair)

CONDITION: Not examined out of frame. Both with scattered staining, widespread creasing/cracking, and scattered repairs with some inpainting. Scrolls appear to have been laid down onto newer, larger backgrounds. [See more photos →]

$1,664.00
Lot 28: Two Framed Taoist Scrolls, Diyu (2nd pair) Two Framed Taoist Scrolls, Diyu (2nd pair) Lot 28: Two Framed Taoist Scrolls, Diyu (2nd pair)

CONDITION: Not examined out of frame. Both with scattered staining, widespread creasing/cracking, and scattered repairs with some inpainting. At least one repaired tear (8" L). Scrolls appear to have been laid down onto newer, larger backgrounds. [See more photos →]

$1,664.00
Lot 264: Large Group Royal Crown Derby Imari, most 19th Century Large Group Royal Crown Derby Imari, most 19th Century Lot 264: Large Group Royal Crown Derby Imari, most 19th Century

Large grouping of twenty-five (25) Royal Crown Derby porcelain in the Imari pattern. Consisting of a five (5) -piece buffet set including a center covered pedestal bowl flanked by four covered crescent shaped serving dishes, three (3) individual covered tureens including one with brass handle to top, seven (7) dinner plates, two (2) shaped bon bon trays, one (1) oval serving platter, one (1) small oval serving platter, one (1) coffee cup with saucer, two (2) dessert plates, and two (2) large shallow bowls or saucers. Several pieces with cobalt floral vine decoration to the undersides of the rims, some pieces with "Atlanta Antiques Exchange" labels to the undersides. Crescent shaped serving dishes measure 14" L x 5 1/4" H. Pedestal serving bowl measures 9" H. Small tureens measures 5" H x 7" L. Plates range in size from 5 3/4" dia. to 10 1/4" dia. All bearing a red maker's mark dating between 1806-1825, with the exception of one small lidded tureen and one small shaped-rim serving plate which date between 1784-1825. CONDITION: All pieces with overall use wear and losses, especially to gilt decoration. Two small lidded urns with hairlines to lid and minor loss to one; the small urn with metal lid handle has a chip to base rim. Large round tureen with chip to base rim. Few minor chips to rims of small dishes and plates. [See more photos →]

$1,664.00
Lot 4: Chinese Carved Jade Figural Brush Rest Chinese Carved Jade Figural Brush Rest Lot 4: Chinese Carved Jade Figural Brush Rest

Chinese 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. CONDITION: Some minor russet inclusions on the base, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$1,560.00
Lot 15: Chinese Export Porcelain Lotus Dish Chinese Export Porcelain Lotus Dish Lot 15: Chinese Export Porcelain Lotus Dish

Chinese Export porcelain Qianlong lotus dish with gilt and polychrome enameled lotus pond decoration to center, pink lotus leaf design to rim and gilt edges. Elinor Gordon label en verso. 2" H x 9" dia. Accompanied by a March, 1985 Magazine Antiques advertisement picturing this plate. Circa 1750. Provenance: Huntsville, Alabama private collection, acquired from Elinor Gordon Antiques. CONDITION: Very good condition with light minor wear to decoration. [See more photos →]

$1,536.00
Lot 176: 3 Chinese Decorative Items, inc. Bronze 3 Chinese Decorative Items, inc. Bronze Lot 176: 3 Chinese Decorative Items, inc. Bronze

Three (3) Chinese Decorative Items, including Bronze. 1st item: Chinese bronze and copper storage case, in the form of a Ruyi sceptre, having a pierced top with good luck symbols, the side with inscription and incised characters. 2 1/2" H x 10 1/4" L x 2 3/4" W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese red lacquer box in the form of a ring, with gilt dragon decoration to the lid. 3" H x 7 1/2" dia. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 3rd item: Chinese brass on copper pan iron, with shaped rim, engraved cartouche decoration to the body, and an insertable/removable wooden handle having a green hardstone cap. 5 1/4" H x 14 1/2" L x 9" dia. Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition with general wear. 2nd item: Wear and losses to gilt, some light chipping to top of lower half. 3rd item: Some losses to tip of wooden handle. Overall general wear and some oxidation to metal. [See more photos →]

$1,536.00
Lot 15: 10 Chinese Porcelain Items, incl. Famille Verte/Famille Rose 10 Chinese Porcelain Items, incl. Famille Verte/Famille Rose Lot 15: 10 Chinese Porcelain Items, incl. Famille Verte/Famille Rose

Chinese Famille Verte Tea Caddy & Spittoon, plus eight (8) Chinese Famille Rose export porcelain items. 1st item: Chinese Famille Verte export porcelain tea caddy, rectangular form with canted sides, with enameled polychrome phoenix and landscape decoration. 4" H, 18th century, possibly Kangxi period. 2nd item: Chinese Famille Verte porcelain spittoon or Zhadou with enameled polychrome flowering prunus decoration. 2 1/4" H. 18th century. 3rd-10th items: Eight (8) assorted Chinese Famille Rose Export porcelain items including two (2) handled cups with enameled floral and figural decoration (2 5/8" H), one (1) teacup with lotus shaped saucer having enameled figural landscape decoration (cup 1 1/2" H/4, saucer 4 5/8" dia.), one (1) teacup with saucer (cup, 1 3/8" H/saucer, 4" dia.) and two (2) additional saucers with enameled figural landscape decoration (4 1/2" dia.). All pieces 19th century. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. Acquired by consignor's grandfather in The Hague in the early 1900s. CONDITION: 1st item: Scattered chipping to lid and shoulder rim and edge, overall general wear to decoration. 2nd item: Chips to rim and one hairline. 3rd-10th items: All pieces with general wear to decoration. One handled cup with chip to rim. Fleabites to center well of lotus saucer. Smaller teacup and saucer with fleabites to rim and edges. One saucer without cup with chip to rim. [See more photos →]

$1,440.00
Lot 34: 3 Asian Decorative Items inc. Tea Caddy 3 Asian Decorative Items inc. Tea Caddy Lot 34: 3 Asian Decorative Items inc. Tea Caddy

Three (3) Asian decorative items including Lacquer Tea Caddy. 1st item: Large Chinese carved hardstone vase comprised of two stacked urns flanked by a naturalistic leafy carved urn with pierced leaf and floral decoration, raised on a leaf and floral base with birds perched throughout. 11" H x 9" W. 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese gilt and lacquer octagonal form tea caddy having a domed top with urn finial, the paneled body with figural landscape and foo dog decoration. 8 3/4" H x 6 1/4" dia. 19th century. 3rd item: Bronze Asian vase with mask and ring handles and raised on elephant head-shaped feet. 6" H. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Judith E. Crosland, Knoxville, TN. Mrs. Crosland's father worked for the United States Diplomatic Corp. and the family lived in China for three years during her childhood. CONDITION: Sculpture overall good condition. Tea caddy top not attached to base, overall general wear and losses to wood and lacquer decoration. Bronze vase with a few minor dings, primarily to mouth. [See more photos →]

$1,408.00
Lot 339: Song Wenzhi Landscape with Buildings Song Wenzhi Landscape with Buildings Lot 339: Song Wenzhi Landscape with Buildings

Attributed to Song Wenzhi (Chinese, 1919-1991) watercolor on silk landscape scroll painting depicting 20th century buildings clustered along a mountainous coastline. Signed upper right, seal lower left. Image – 38" H x 18 3/4" W. Overall – 73" H x 24" W. 3rd quarter 20th century. Provenance: Private Nashville collection. CONDITION: Considerable creasing. Some scattered foxing and light smudges across center, toning to silk backing. [See more photos →]

$1,408.00
Lot 409: Japanese Meiji Bronze Mixed Metal Vase Japanese Meiji Bronze Mixed Metal Vase Lot 409: Japanese Meiji Bronze Mixed Metal Vase

Japanese Meiji period bronze and mixed metals bottle form vase, with finely engraved phoenix and foliate decoration, fretwork decorated raised base. Incised character within cartouche marks to the base. 7 1/8" H. Provenance: Private Alabama collection. CONDITION: Denting to one side lower body and to base. [See more photos →]

$1,408.00
Lot 17: 3 Chinese Famille Rose Lozenge Shaped Porcelain Dishes 3 Chinese Famille Rose Lozenge Shaped Porcelain Dishes Lot 17: 3 Chinese Famille Rose Lozenge Shaped Porcelain Dishes

Set of three (3) Chinese Famille Rose porcelain shaped and footed porcelain fruit dishes with gilt and enamel immortals and Chinese calligraphy decoration, poem or inscription, to the bodies. Bases with pinprick incised character marks. 2 1/2" H x 9" L x 6 3/4" W. Second half of 19th century. Note: Acquired by the consignor's father during his travels in the Far East in the 1950's. CONDITION: One dish with shallow chip to rim, all with light general expected wear. [See more photos →]

$1,408.00
Lot 27: Pr Chinese Export Rose Medallion Vases Pr Chinese Export Rose Medallion Vases Lot 27: Pr Chinese Export Rose Medallion Vases

Pair of large Chinese export porcelain Rose Medallion garniture vases, baluster form, the body with alternating reserves decorated with flowers, birds and butterflies and scenes of Chinese figures engaged in various activities. Both with gilt rims and applied gilded foo dog handles to upper shoulders. 17 5/8" H. Mid to late 19th century. CONDITION: One with minute fleabites to rim. Both overall good condition with slight overall wear and some light paint streaks extending onto foot ring. [See more photos →]

$1,320.00
Lot 1: Chinese White Jade Brush Washer, Twins Chinese White Jade Brush Washer, Twins Lot 1: Chinese White Jade Brush Washer, Twins

Chinese carved white jade brush washer comprised of a shaped naturalistic bowl with figural twins on each end, atop a naturalistic fruit and vine base. 2 3/4" H x 6" L x 2 1/8" W. 19th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$1,320.00
Lot 20: 4 Chinese Watercolors on Silk 4 Chinese Watercolors on Silk Lot 20: 4 Chinese Watercolors on Silk

Four (4) Chinese Watercolor Paintings on Silk, depicting "precious objects". In hardwood framed with ivory colored mats and metal fret style hangers. 12 1/2 " x 9 3/4" sight, 19 1/2" x 17 3/4" framed. Early 20th century. Provenance: Collection of Christine Fields and the late Emmett Fields, former president of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Some scattered areas of pale discoloration to ivory colored background. Not examined out of frame. [See more photos →]

$1,280.00
Lot 27: French Chinoiserie Music Cabinet by Gabriel Viardot, Signed French Chinoiserie Music Cabinet by Gabriel Viardot, Signed Lot 27: French Chinoiserie Music Cabinet by Gabriel Viardot, Signed

Signed 19th century French bronze mounted hardwood music etagere or cabinet in the Asian style, by Gabriel Viardot. Comprised of three open shelves above five vertical lower compartments for storing music. Top and upper sides with carved frieze and central bronze figural dragon and inset bronze relief plaques, carved side panels, and base with carved skirt with inlaid central plaque, all resting on curved and carved French style legs. Signed on the left back leg. 54 1/2" H x 22 1/4" W x 16" D. 19th century. Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. CONDITION: Overall good condition with expected general wear. [See more photos →]

$1,280.00
Lot 26: 6 Chinese Export Porcelain Dessert Plates 6 Chinese Export Porcelain Dessert Plates Lot 26: 6 Chinese Export Porcelain Dessert Plates

Set of six (6) Chinese Famille Rose dessert plates, four (4) with finely executed hand-painted polychrome decoration including a flower basket with butterflies to the centers and the rims with alternating fruit, floral and insect decoration and two (2) with hand-painted polychrome decoration depicting figures in an outdoor setting with flowers, birds and butterflies. All with gilt rims and gilt accents. 8" dia. All 19th century. Provenance: The Estate of Mary Ann Bresee, GA. CONDITION: All plates with overall light wear, no chips or cracks. Some wear and losses to gilt decoration to rims. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00
Lot 345: 6 Framed Etchings, Ryohei Tanaka 6 Framed Etchings, Ryohei Tanaka Lot 345: 6 Framed Etchings, Ryohei Tanaka

Six (6) Ryohei Tanaka (Japanese, b. 1933) etching and aquatint prints, all editions of 150, dated 1985-1998, framed identically with cream colored mat and brushed silver metallic frames. Subjects/titles include: Inagawa River, Rainy Togetsukyo, Entrance No. 2, Firewood No. 3, Bamboo, and untitled flowering tree with cat in the background. All but the print with cat (dated 1985) have labels from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco en verso. Plate sizes range from 3" x 5" to 4" x 4". All items 11" H x 13" W framed. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Oldest print (cat and flowering tree, dated 1985), has some toning to paper, otherwise all prints in excellent condition. A few mats have small dark spots to mats, particularly the 1985 print, and some scattered minor abrasions to frames. [See more photos →]

$1,152.00
Lot 991: 11 Chinese Carved Jade Items 11 Chinese Carved Jade Items Lot 991: 11 Chinese Carved Jade Items

Grouping of eleven (11) Chinese carved jade items. 1st item: One (1) carved Chinese jade lidded censer on tripod footed base with flower decorated and ring handles. 2nd item: One (1) celadon jade archer's ring with russet facet. 3rd-4th items: Two (2) carved plaques with holes through centers for stringing, one pale jade with russet inclusions in the form of a snuff bottle and the other of rectangular celadon jade in an allover pattern. 5th-10th items: Seven (7) carved figurals including one (1) mottled russet and pale jade carving of a man holding a drum, two (2) eggplant carvings, one (1) foo dog, two (2) monkey or animal carvings, and one (1) dragon perched on a leaf. All items ranging in size from 1 1/2" L x 3/4" W x 3/8" D to 3 3/4" L x 3 1/2" W x 2 1/4" D. CONDITION: All items overall in very good condition, some natural inclusions and minor natural fissures. [See more photos →]

$1,152.00
Lot 480: 19 Pcs. Export Porcelain, mostly Fitzhugh 19 Pcs. Export Porcelain, mostly Fitzhugh Lot 480: 19 Pcs. Export Porcelain, mostly Fitzhugh

Nineteen (19) pieces Chinese Export porcelain, including orange, green, and blue Fitzhugh pattern and one Famille Rose platter. Includes three (3) dinner plates and two (2) saucers in the orange "Fitzhugh" pattern; two (2) dinner plates and one (1) luncheon plate in the green "Fitzhugh" pattern; five (5) dinner plates, two (2) luncheon plates, two (2) saucers, and one (1) bowl in the blue "Fitzhugh" pattern, 18 pieces, ranging in size from 6" dia. to 9 1/2" dia., late 18th to early 19th century. Lot also includes one (1) oblong Chinese export porcelain platter having a shaped pink and gilt rim with fret design border, pink rose decoration to the center and an orange peel glaze, 11 1/4" H x 14 1/2" W, mid 18th century. CONDITION: Blue bowl with old repaired breaks, minute fleabites to green plates and saucers, remaining pieces overall general wear, good condition. [See more photos →]

$1,152.00
Lot 13: 2 Yongzheng Famille Rose Saucers, Relief Decoration 2 Yongzheng Famille Rose Saucers, Relief Decoration Lot 13: 2 Yongzheng Famille Rose Saucers, Relief Decoration

Two (2) Chinese Export Yongzheng saucers with applied relief molded decorations. 1st item: Chinese Famille Rose export porcelain saucer having a ribbed body, scalloped rim and polychrome foliate decoration to front; the reverse side with relief molded flowering stems applied to the base, creating a foot. 4 3/8" dia. 2nd item: Chinese export Yongzheng saucer, lotus shape with black and gilt polychrome enameled rim and a Famille Rose polychrome decorated center with relief molded and applied flower and vine decoration. 6 1/8" dia. Both early 18th century. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. Acquired by consignor's grandfather in The Hague in the early 1900s. CONDITION: 1st item: 5/8 inch loss of short beige stem on base. Loss located at stem cluster, between purple and green stems down to blue flower. Saucer does not rest flat when seated on base due to loss. Minor wear to rim decoration. 2nd item: A couple of chips to rim, losses to a petal area on three of four relief flowers. General wear to polychrome decoration. [See more photos →]

$1,140.00
Lot 6: Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases Lot 6: Pr. Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases

Pair of Chinese Export Famille Rose porcelain bottle vases with flaring rims and reserves depicting figures engaged in various activities within gilt fretwork borders with additional precious object and insect decoration. 14"H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: the living estate of Annette Petri, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Wear and losses to polychrome decoration, otherwise overall good condition, no chips or cracks. [See more photos →]

$1,088.00
Lot 405: 3 Chinese Carved Jade items, incl. Inlaid Box 3 Chinese Carved Jade items, incl. Inlaid Box Lot 405: 3 Chinese Carved Jade items, incl. Inlaid Box

Three (3) Chinese Carved Jade items. 1st item: Round white jade brush washer with two carved figures holding onto side. 1 1/8" H x 1 3/4" W x 2" D. 2nd item: Hardwood box with carved jade inset plaque of dragon. 2 3/4" H x 7" x 3 3/4" D. 3rd item: Carved mottled grey jade foo dog mother and baby. 1 1/8" H x 2 5/8" W x 1 3/4" D. All items early 20th century. CONDITION: Brush pot and foo dog carvings in very good condition. Plaque on box with natural loss on top right edge. [See more photos →]

$1,088.00
Lot 7: Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Planter Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Planter Lot 7: Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Planter

18th century Chinese Export Famille Rose porcelain planter or jardiniere, square form raised conforming tray base with reservoir. Enameled vignette decoration to the sides depicting Western figures drinking tea and playing instruments, base with red and gilt honeycomb pattern decoration. 5 3/4" H x 10 1/4" D x 10 1/4" W. Late 18th century. CONDITION: Corners of tray with old repairs indicating the loss of the original finials. Chipping to one top corner edge. Old firing flaws and 3/4" firing crack in the making to interior. Possibly missing a cover. [See more photos →]

$1,088.00