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1 Two Pieces of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain, 18th century, comprising a mug with a globular body and floral motif throughout, the underside with a two-character mark in underglaze blue, h. 6", and a bowl with a floral motif on the exterior and a floral reserve on the interior, the underside with two blue concentric circles and a square mark in underglaze blue, dia. 5-3/4". Provenance: Henry Stern Antiques, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Estimate: 500 - 800
2 Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Congee Pot, third quarter 19th century, with floral sprays and scrolling vine motifs throughout, a foo dog knop on the lid, displayed on a wooden stand, h. 8", overall, h. 9-3/4", dia. 5-1/4". Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong in 1976.
Estimate: 500 - 800
3 Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Garden Seats, late 19th/early 20th century, the two drum-shaped seats depicting aquatic scenes, each top edge with a six-character Kangxi reign mark, h. 19", dia. 14-1/4".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
4 Two Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Covered Vases, 18th/19th century, the baluster vases with knobbed covers with lappets at the shoulder and panels, each containing a floral scroll, the body of each vessel featuring a delicately articulated image of ducks swimming among aquatic plants, the undersides marked with a six-character painted Kangxi reign mark, h. 13-1/2", w. 5".
Estimate: 1800 - 2500
5 Four Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Panels, probably 19th century, the porcelain tiles painted with scenes of figures in various settings, with black wooden frames, tile, h. 10-1/2", w. 9", overall, h. 12-1/4", w. 11".
Estimate: 600 - 900
6 Twelve Chinese Porcelain Zodiac Figures, 19th/20th century, each blue and white figure signed with a Xuande reign mark on the lower bottom edge, and with a character on its back, h. 13-1/4", w. 3-7/8".
Estimate: 600 - 900
7 Chinese Porcelain Bowl, 18th/19th century, the clear white porcelain bowl with enameled floral scroll motif, the underside unmarked, h. 2-3/4", dia. 5-1/2".
Estimate: 500 - 800
8 Chinese Dehua Blanc-de-Chine Dish on Stand, possibly late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the round shallow dish with a creamy white glaze, unmarked, displayed on a carved wooden stand, dia. 11-1/4".
Estimate: 700 - 1000
9 Chinese Celadon Censer, probably Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the tripodal round-bodied censer with incised decoration on the body and rim, the underside unmarked, h. 6-1/4", dia. 11".
Estimate: 900 - 1200
10 Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapot, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the reddish-brown clay teapot decorated with a landscape motif incised on the sides of the trapezoidal body, the reverse with an inscription, signed "Chen Mingyuan", h. 3-7/8", w. 5".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
11 Chinese Yixing Teapot, probably 19th century, the purplish-red clay flat-topped round teapot with recessed base and Chen Zi Qi seal mark, h. 3-1/4", w. 7-1/2".
Estimate: 600 - 900
12 Chinese Peachbloom Amphora with Stand, Kangxi Reign (1662-1722), the vessel with a slender, tapered body with a long neck and everted mouth, the lightly mottled peachbloom glaze stopping elegantly just above the foot of the vessel, the underside inscribed with a six-character Kangxi reign (1662-1722) mark in underglaze blue, displayed on a carved and molded wooden stand, vessel, h. 5-3/4", overall, h. 7", w. 1-3/4". Vessels of this form are included in the highly sought-after "Ba Da Ma"or "Eight Great Numbers", a group of eight forms collected for the scholarly elite. This amphora, also called a liuye or willow leaf vase for its delicate form, is often referred to as a Guanyin vase because depictions of the goddess of mercy are often shown holding bottles of a similar form. A complete set of the "Ba Da Ma" has been published in Michel Beurdeley and Guy Raindre's Qing Porcelain (New York: Rizzoli, 1986), p. 150, no. 12, as well as, Suzanne Valenstein's A Handbook of Chinese Ceramics (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art , 1989), p. 237. Illustrated examples can also be found in Ralph Chait's article "The Eight Prescribed Peachbloom Shapes Bearing K'ang Hsi Marks" in Oriental Art Winter 1967, vol. III, no. 4, p. 130-137 and J. Ayers' article "The Baur Collection: The Peachbloom Wares of the Kangxi Period (1662-1722)" in Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society 1999-2000, vol. 64, pp. 31-55. Kangzi peachbloom vessels of the form can be found in the collections of The National Palace Museum, Taipei, The Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Provenance: Private collection, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Estimate: 15000 - 25000
13 Chinese Famille Verte Circular Fish Bowl/Jardiniere on Stand, 19th/20th century, the heavily potted vessel with green enamels depicting figures engaged in battle, fish and aquatic plants on the interior, displayed on a carved wooden stand, bowl, h. 14", overall, h. 25", dia. 16".
Estimate: 500 - 800
14 Pair of Chinese Porcelain Lidded Urns, 19th/20th century, the pair of jars with a motif of peonies on a white ground, the undersides unmarked, displayed on pierced and carved wooden stands, h. 18", w. 9-1/2", without stand.
Estimate: 500 - 800
15 Pair of Chinese Porcelain Court Ladies, 18th/19th century, the two colorfully enameled porcelain figures of ladies with movable hands and heads, each attached to a rectangular porcelain stand adorned with floral reserves, h. 16", w. 4".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
16 Chinese Famille Noire Vase, 19th century, with scrolling flowers, vines and butterflies on a black ground, the interior white and the underside unmarked, h. 5-1/4".
Estimate: 900 - 1200
17 Chinese Famille Verte Ginger Jar with Lid, 19th century, depicting a figure riding a qilin, surrounded by an entourage of colorfully attired boys on a white ground, the underside unmarked, h. 12", w. 9".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
18 Chinese Porcelain and Enamel Bowl, probably early 20th century, the lotus-form polychrome enamel bowl with Sanskrit and Chinese characters, inscribed on the interior and exterior, the underside marked with a six-character Wanli reign mark, h. 2-7/8", dia. 8-3/4".
Estimate: 600 - 900
19 Chinese Porcelain Baluster Vase, probably 19th century, with reserves depicting arrangements of plants and archaic vessels on a blue ground, the interior white, the white underside bearing a four-character Kangxi reign mark in blue underglaze, h. 14", w. 6".
Estimate: 500 - 800
20 Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Roosters, late 19th/early 20th century, the two roosters standing beside pierced and molded tree trunks, thickly potted and with incised feather detail, unmarked, h. 15-3/4", w. 9".
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
21 Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Parrots, late 19th/early 20th century, the two brightly enameled birds depicted on black tree branches, the undersides unmarked, h. 10-1/4", w. 6-1/2".
Estimate: 600 - 900
22 Pair of Chinese Porcelain Dishes, 18th/19th century, each with incised borders with central reserves depicting a peacock and peahen set among flowers, a scholar's rock and tree, the reverse with an apocryphal four-character Chenghua mark, dia. 12-3/4".
Estimate: 500 - 800
23 Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Temple Jars, late 19th/early 20th century, the two large lidded jars with a scrolling floral motif on a green ground, with white-ground reserves with peony decoration, unmarked, displayed on two wooden stands, h. 24", w. 11-1/2", without stand.
Estimate: 1800 - 2500
24 Pair of Chinese Mille-Fleur Bowls, Guangxu period (1875-1908), each small, delicately flaring bowl with a mille-fleur pattern on a gilt ground, with a white interior and underside, the underside with a six-character red Guangxu reign mark and of the period, and displayed on a pierced wooden stand, h. 2-1/2", overall, h. 3-1/2", dia. 4".
Estimate: 500 - 800
25 Pair of Chinese Porcelain Garden Seats, 19th/20th century, the two drum-shaped seats with gilt fish on a brown ground, unmarked, h. 19", dia. 13".
Estimate: 2500 - 4000
26 Chinese Porcelain and Enamel Double-Gourd Vase, 20th century, the blue-ground vase with gilt reserves depicting auspicious plants and animals, four smaller gilded gourds around the center of the vessel, the underside with an apocryphal Yongzheng reign mark in blue underglaze, h. 15-1/2", w. 9-1/4".
Estimate: 900 - 1200
27 Chinese Porcelain Baluster Vase, 20th century, the gilt and enamel vase with reserves depicting beauties in idyllic garden settings, with a light turquoise interior and a white underside with an inscription in blue, commemorating the Yongzheng reign (1722-1735), h. 18-1/2", w. 8".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
28 Pair of Chinese Porcelain Vases, late 19th/early 20th century, the porcelain enameled vases with Kui dragons at the neck, the underside marked with a six-character Guangxu reign mark in underglaze blue, h. 22-1/4", w. 10-3/4".
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
29 Chinese Porcelain Baluster Vase, 20th century, with polychrome enamel on a white ground, depicting archaic vessels and peonies, inscribed text in red and black on the reverse, the underside unmarked, h. 17", dia. 7-1/4". Provenance: Succession of Peggy Rae Rester Mayer, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Estimate: 600 - 900
30 Chinese Porcelain Basin, probably 20th century, the turquoise-ground basin with a motif of bats, butterflies and blossoms, the underside unmarked, h. 5", dia. 15".
Estimate: 500 - 800
31 Chinese Porcelain Footed Dish, 20th century, with four molded feet, and a turquoise interior and underside, the exterior with a wave motif and a four-character apocryphal Xianfeng reign mark, h. 3-1/2", w. 6-1/2", l. 9-7/8".
Estimate: 600 - 900
32 Chinese Embroidered Panel, probably fourth quarter 18th century, the Cantonese embroidered panel depicting nine birds and a butterfly in a landscape of flowers, matted with a gilt bamboo-style frame, panel, h. 20", w. 16", overall, h. 30-3/8", w. 26". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 700 - 1000
33 Chinese Export Plate, mid-18th century, the blue and white dish with a reserve depicting a rural landscape with figures, the underside unmarked, in a box frame, plate, dia. 12", overall, h. 16-3/8", w. 16-3/8". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 500 - 800
34 Chinese Porcelain Plate, 18th century, the blue and white dish depicting the gods Fu, Lu and Shou in iron red enamel, figures of boys and flying bats surrounding them, framed with an opening in the back to reveal a Qianlong reign mark in underglaze blue, plate, dia. 9-1/2", overall, h. 16-3/8", w. 16-3/8". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 600 - 900
35 Chinese Porcelain Bowl on Stand, probably late 19th/early 20th century, the bowl with depictions of the eight immortals along the sides in a famille rose palette on a white sgraffito ground, the underside with a Jiaqing reign mark in red underglaze on turquoise, displayed on a carved and molded wooden stand, bowl, h. 3-1/2", dia. 5-1/8". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 600 - 900
36 Chinese Porcelain Charger, 19th/20th century, with a dragon and phoenix positioned around a sacred pearl against a yellow ground, with red floral and blue meander borders, the underside with a six-character Guangxu reign mark, dia. 18-5/8". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 700 - 1000
37 Chinese Porcelain Ink Box, late 19th/early 20th century, the famille rose circular ink box with a blue phoenix and red dragon around a flaming pearl against a mille fleur ground, with a turquoise interior and a white underside with a red apocryphal Qianlong reign mark, and a few red numbers signed along the inner rim, h. 2-1/8", dia. 5". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 700 - 1000
38 Chinese Porcelain Vase, probably 19th century, the vase with a yellow ground in the Qianlong style, with a red and gilt dragon curled around the neck of the vessel, with a turquoise interior and underside, marked with a red six-character Qianlong reign mark, h. 13-1/2", w. 7-1/2". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 600 - 900
39 Chinese Wucai Beaker Vase, probably 19th century, the vase covered with floral scroll motifs, the center reserve depicting red and blue dragons and the lower panel depicting a bird and flower scene, the underside with a six-character Ming Wanli reign mark, h. 9-1/2", dia. 5-1/4". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 600 - 900
40 Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Vases, 19th/20th century, the two baluster vases with elephant lugs on either side of the neck, with a floral motif on a white ground, the larger reserves depicting figures engaged in battle and the smaller reserves depicting sages, the undersides unmarked, h. 13", w. 6". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 600 - 900
41 Chinese Famille Verte Vase, late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)/early Republic period (1911-1949), the baluster-form vase with a famille verte palette, painted with Liu Hai, the He He Erxian twins, and Jin Chan, the three-legged toad of wealth, the underside marked with two concentric circles in blue underglaze, h. 10", w. 4". This vase is comparable to a similar-looking Kangxi vase in the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and illustrated in A Handbook of Chinese Ceramics, by Suzanne G. Valenstein, New York, 1975, no. 132. Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 800 - 1200
42 Chinese Famille Noire Porcelain Vase, probably 19th century, with tapering rectangular side panels painted in a famille verte palette, the white-ground reserves depicting figures in rural settings, with a white interior and underside, the underside marked with a six-character Kangxi reign mark in underglaze blue, h. 19-1/8", w. 5-5/8". The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 700 - 1000
43 Pair of Chinese Porcelain Vases, Qing period (1644-1911)/Republican period (1911-1949), the green craquelure vases with a white interior and underside, h. 9-1/2", w. 5". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 800 - 1200
44 Chinese Celadon Vase, 18th/19th century, the cylindrical vase with a tapered neck and an incised lotus scroll motif, the underside with a six-character underglaze Yongzheng reign mark, h. 15-1/8", w. 7". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 700 - 1000
45 Chinese Celadon Porcelain Vase, late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the celadon and underglaze blue vase decorated with a dragon and a carp, the underside unmarked, h. 16-1/2", w. 10". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston Texas.
Estimate: 800 - 1200
46 Chinese Porcelain Vase, 19th century or earlier, the bottle-form vase covered with a deep blue cobalt glaze and adorned with a gilt motif of dragons around a flaming pearl surrounded by clouds, the underside unmarked, h. 15". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 800 - 1200
47 Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase, probably 18th/19th century, the vase with a dragon and bat motif, the underside with an apocryphal Chenghua reign mark in underglaze blue, h. 11-1/2". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 600 - 900
48 Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Lidded Jar, probably 19th century, decorated with the "Hundred Antiques" motif and a floral scroll, with a wooden lid and recessed foot, the underside with two blue underglaze concentric circles, h. 17", w. 10". Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Kendall, Jr., Houston, Texas.
Estimate: 600 - 900
49 Group of Four Chinese Sang de Boeuf Vases, 19th century, each of the thickly potted vessels with a deep red glaze, the tallest, h. 8-1/2". Provenance: Succession of Frances Thompson Kreihs, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Estimate: 700 - 1000
50 Chinese Ming Celadon Charger, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the Longquan plate with a peony motif, the underside unmarked, dia. 14-3/4". Provenance: Succession of Frances Thompson Kreihs, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Estimate: 600 - 900
               
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