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1 Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Crab, late 19th century, w. 5", presented on a wooden stand, together with a celluloid clamshell, w. 2-1/2" (two total pieces).
Estimate: 300 - 500
2 Chinese Ivory Carving, late 19th century, depicting a seated female figure holding a bunch of flowers, h. 6-1/2".
Estimate: 300 - 500
3 Pair of Chinese Ivory Foo Dog Bottles on Stands, 19th century, the bottles shaped like foo dogs with inlaid coral and blue turquoise stones, on wooden stands, h. 6", w. 4".
Estimate: 500 - 800
4 Chinese Carved Ivory Horse on Stand, 19th century, the carved ivory figure depicting a horse with inlaid stones for the eyes and ornamenting the rein, on a wooden stand, h. 6", l. 10", including stand.
Estimate: 350 - 500
5 Pair of Chinese Quail and Millet Incense Boxes, 19th century, with fitted silver-inlaid stands, together with a chick in an egg, quail, h. 3", l. 5-1/4" (three total pieces).
Estimate: 400 - 700
6 Chinese Ivory Medicine Lady, 19th century, ink on carved ivory, the elegantly reclining figure with slightly elevated feet, on a wooden stand, h. 3", l. 9-7/8".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
7 Chinese Ivory Medicine Lady, 19th century, ink on ivory, the female figure depicted with two carved bracelets, h. 2-1/2", l. 9-3/8", including wooden stand.
Estimate: 700 - 1000
8 Chinese Carved Ivory Card Case, late 19th century, the card case intricately carved with scenes of figures and pavilions in a lush garden setting, h. 4-7/8", w. 2-3/4".
Estimate: 400 - 700
9 Chinese Carved Ivory, Depicting the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac, 19th century, the large rooster with inlaid stone eyes and surrounded by the eleven other signs of the lunar zodiac, h. 6-1/2", w. 6", including stand.
Estimate: 600 - 900
10 Chinese Carved Ivory Eagle, late 19th century, w. 11", l. 13".
Estimate: 500 - 800
11 Pair of Chinese Ivory Carvings, late 19th century, depicting a pair of phoenixes with peonies, h. 8-1/4".
Estimate: 600 - 900
12 Pair of Antique Chinese Ivory Peacocks, 19th century, the two delicately-carved figures of peacocks on peony bushes of patinated ivory with signatures on the underside of each, h. 15", w. 3".
Estimate: 1000 - 1500
13 Chinese Carved Ivory Dragon, 19th century, the figure modeled holding a sacred pearl, unsigned, h. 2-1/4", l. 20-3/4".
Estimate: 500 - 800
14 Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk, 19th century, depicting a bridge of elephants, on a pierced and carved wooden base, h. 3-1/2", l. 16".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
15 Chinese Ivory Carving of a Dragon, 19th century, the carved figure of a dragon with three bodhisattvas on its back, unsigned, on a wooden stand, h. 7", l. 15", including stand.
Estimate: 800 - 1200
16 Chinese Fossil Ivory Carving, late 19th century, carved and pierced with a scene from "Journey to the West", l. 23".
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
17 Chinese Carved Ivory Tusk, 19th century, in the form of a Buddhist saint with a dragon, presented on a fitted stand, h. 5-1/2", l. 18-1/2".
Estimate: 500 - 800
18 Chinese Ivory Chariot on Stand, 19th century, the carved ivory chariot with a canopy and a figure of an emperor, unmarked, with a wooden stand, h. 18-1/4", l. 17-1/2".
Estimate: 1500 - 2500
19 Chinese Ivory Carving, late 19th century, depicting a multi-armed figure of Manjushri, h. 25-1/2" not including stand.
Estimate: 4000 - 7000
20 Chinese Carved Ivory Group of a Royal Procession, 19th century, depicting a carriage carrying the emperor and a coachman with another accompanying figure on horseback, the carriage intricately carved with a dragon motif, h. 19-1/2", l. 22-1/4".
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
21 Large Chinese Ivory Incense Burner, late 19th century, the surface carved and pierced with various brocade patterns and swirling dragons, h. 37".
Estimate: 1200 - 1800
22 Chinese Carved and Pierced Ivory Censer, 19th century, the tripodal censer with zoomorphic legs and reserves depicting a pair of dragons, the lid with a round Shou ideogram and a pair of foo dogs, the underside marked with an oval, on a wooden stand, h. 9", w. 9", including stand.
Estimate: 400 - 700
23 Chinese Carved Ivory Jar, 19th century, with reserves of figures in palace gardens and floral scroll borders, h. 15-1/2".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
24 Chinese Carved Ivory Archaistic Vessel, 19th century, the vessel with a lid with reserves depicting dragons set among ruyi clouds, with a wooden stand, h. 15-1/2", dia. 3-3/4", including stand.
Estimate: 600 - 900
25 Chinese Finely-Carved Ivory Puzzle Ball, late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the pierced and carved ivory puzzle ball with a motif of interweaving clouds and dragons on a stand with two smaller carved and pierced puzzle balls, the base featuring a beautiful lady standing on a dragon and cloud base with a flowering branch, h. 21-1/2", dia. 4-1/4". Similar examples can be found in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, The Palace Museum, Beijing, and the Victoria and Albert Museum of Art, London.
Estimate: 2000 - 4000
26 Large Chinese Ivory Puzzle Ball, 19th century, the finely-carved puzzle ball with a motif of interlocking dragons on a base depicting a dragon with water spouting from its mouth, h. 21", w. 6".
Estimate: 1200 - 1800
27 Antique Chinese Polychrome Ivory Imperial Pair, 19th century, the carved figures of an emperor and his consort, the emperor holding a sword with an inscription in seal script, on wooden stands, h. 14-1/4", w. 3-3/4", including stand.
Estimate: 1500 - 2500
28 Pair of Chinese Ivory Carvings, late 19th century, depicting, respectively, an emperor and empress, h. 9".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
29 Chinese Carved Ivory Royal Pair, 19th century, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the male and female royal pair in carved ivory, each holding a bunch of flowers, the female with a basket of flowers and wearing a dragon crown, h. 30-1/2", w. 4-3/4".
Estimate: 3000 - 5000
30 Chinese Ivory Figure of an Immortal Sage, 19th century, the carved figure of a mythic sage with a prominent forehead, holding a staff with a lingzhi mushroom and a scroll, signed on the underside, h. 25-1/2", w. 6-1/4".
Estimate: 1200 - 1800
31 Chinese Ivory Figure of an Immortal, late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), depicting an immortal sage with a prominent forehead and long beard, holding a bough of peaches, a scroll and a staff, and a child on a deer carrying a branch, bearing a mark on the underside, h. 44", dia. 5-7/8".
Estimate: 6000 - 9000
32 Chinese Ivory Carving, late 19th century, depicting a warrior in armor and holding a spear, h. 26".
Estimate: 3500 - 5000
33 Chinese Ivory Figure of a Legendary General, 19th century, the carved ivory figure depicted with a spear, unmarked, on a round wooden base, h. 11-1/2", w. 3", including stand.
Estimate: 350 - 500
34 Chinese Bone Guardian Figure, the polychrome ox bone guardian with a spear, inlaid with stone and coral on an attached octagonal pedestal, the underside marked with a four-character seal, h. 24-5/8", w. 5-3/4".
Estimate: 400 - 700
35 Chinese Ivory Figure of a Beauty on Stand, 19th century, the figure of a beautiful lady in flowing robes holding a branch of blooming peonies, on a carved and pierced wooden stand, h. 13", w. 3-1/2", including stand.
Estimate: 400 - 700
36 Chinese Carved Figure of an Empress Holding a Scepter, late 19th century, in polychromed bone and ivory over a wood frame, h. 33", w. 12".
Estimate: 3000 - 5000
37 Chinese Pietra Dura Box, 19th/20th century, the zitan wood box inlaid with polished hardstone, bone and mother-of-pearl, depicting a figure holding a ruyi scepter atop an elephant, a second figure beside them carrying a banner, h. 3", w. 8", l. 9".
Estimate: 500 - 800
38 Chinese Painted Dragon Box, 20th century, the round drum-shaped carved and painted box with brass accents, an auspicious ideogram in the center associated with longevity, surrounded by a pair of dragons, h. 5", dia. 17".
Estimate: 450 - 700
39 Chinese Zitan Brush Pot, the tree-trunk-form brush pot with carved knots and burls, unmarked, h. 6-1/2", w. 5-1/2".
Estimate: 400 - 700
40 Chinese Wooden Brush Pot with Ivory Inlay, 19th century, the cylindrical stained wooden brush pot with an ivory inlaid image of a sage and a seal, h. 4-3/8", dia. 5".
Estimate: 350 - 500
41 Pair of Chinese Ivory and Cloisonne Beauties, 19th century, the two ladies with patinated ivory faces and cloisonne enameled bodies with stone ornamentation, mounted on wooden stands, h. 13", w. 5-1/4", including stand.
Estimate: 700 - 1000
42 Pair of Chinese Cloisonne Candle Prickets, 20th century, in the form of two cloisonne pelicans with raised wings, standing on rounded triangular bases with wave motifs, and with double gourd candle prickets on each bird's back, h. 22", w. 12".
Estimate: 400 - 700
43 Chinese Bronze Censer, late 19th/early 20th century, the round bronze censer with two lion-head lugs and inscribed with a "Yongle" reign mark, dia. 4".
Estimate: 400 - 700
44 Chinese Bronze Hand Warmer, 19th /20th century, the lid with a pierced motif of figures in a landscape, with a dark and even patina throughout, with a Ming Zhangmingqi mark on the underside, h. 2", w. 3", l. 4-1/2".
Estimate: 400 - 700
45 Chinese Bronze Censer, decorated with molded characters in a pointed arch paneled cartouche, h. 3-1/2", w. 7-1/2", d. 6".
Estimate: 600 - 900
46 Chinese Bronze Vessel, 19th/20th century, the vessel with two phoenixes, and a dragon handle adorned with bats and lingzhi fungi, h. 10-1/2".
Estimate: 1400 - 1800
47 Chinese Bronze Vase, late19th/early 20th century, the large bronze vessel covered with a motif of dragons and ruyi clouds, and having two dragon-head-shaped lugs, each with a ring in its mouth, the underside with an apocryphal four-character mark of Qianlong, h. 13", dia. 8-1/2".
Estimate: 800 - 1200
48 Chinese Dragon Fish Bronze Censer, 18th/19th century, in the Ming style, the censer depicting a carp transforming into a dragon, h. 11-3/4", w. 4", l. 8". According to Chinese legend, when a carp jumped up and crossed the "Dragon's Gate" waterfall on the Yellow River, a virtually impossible task, he would be transformed into a dragon.
Estimate: 500 - 800
49 Chinese Bronze Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), 19th/20th century, the bronze figure of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara seated in padmasana with hands arranged in Vitarka mudra, on a densely-petaled lotus base, marked on the figure's reverse with apocryphal Wanli, h. 16-1/2", w. 9-3/4". Comparable to a Vairocana in the Royal Ontario Museum and a figure in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Estimate: 2500 - 4000
50 Chinese Gilt-Bronze Buddha, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the figure seated in vajrasana, the lotus base marked on the front with the Qianlong mark and engraved on the base with a Visvavajra, h. 14-1/2", w. 10-1/2".
Estimate: 2500 - 4000
               
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