SH143 - Fine Furniture, Silver, Asian and Decorative Arts

Auction Details

Tuesday 12 December 2017 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

On View

Saturday 02 - Tuesday 12 December 2017 11:00am to 5:00pm

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  • 244_1
    LOT 244

    Chinese Porcelain Charger


    Yung Chêng Period

    outer brown border with gilt Greek key design, rim with four reserves of figures in landscape interspersed with large panels of flowers on trellis ground, the inner border with fine pâte-sur-pâte lacework, centre painted with a cockerel sitting on a fence

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 35 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 245_1
    LOT 245

    Chinese Export Porcelain Punch Bowl


    Qianlong Period

    the interior decorated with a border of floral reserves interspersed with trellis panels in pale blue and pink, centre with a large urn of flowers, exterior painted with two large floral arrangements, on French silver plated stand with four scrolled feet

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$1,680 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 13 cm diameter 11 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 246_1
    LOT 246

    Chinese Mandarin Porcelain Tea Service


    Qianlong Period

    comprising lidded teapot, milk jug, sugar bowl, six tea bowls and six saucers, each piece with rosette border, floral decoration and detailed figural scenes in rural settings with elaborate landscapes and pavilions (15)

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 14 cm (teapot)
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 247_1
    LOT 247

    Pair of Chinese White Glaze Parrots


    Late Qing Dynasty

    each modelled standing astride a rocky mount, their beaks and feet with traces of red paint

    EST.$600 - $900Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 35 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 248_1
    LOT 248

    Chinese Porcelain Dragon Bowl

    painted polychrome decoration of two five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst clouds, Kangxi six character mark to underside, minor hairline crack

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 6.5 cm diameter 14 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of a Lady, Darling Point
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  • 249_1
    LOT 249

    Three Chinese Carved Mother-of-Pearl Shells

    each depicting figures in landscapes, on carved wooden stands (3)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 250_1
    LOT 250

    Three Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Teacups and Saucers


    Kangxi Period

    decorated with floral diapers with open décor of flowers, fruits and auspicious objects in iron red, yellow and blue enamels, with restrained gilt relief (6)

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: height 8 cm (cup) ; diameter 14.5 cm (plate)
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Designed for the Dutch East Indies Company
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  • 251_1111111
    LOT 251

    Pair of Peking Red and White Overlaid Glass Vases

    decorated with scrolling flowers (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 252_1
    LOT 252

    Famille Verte Shallow Plate


    Qing Dynasty, Late 19th Century

    decorated with figures in a landscape on pale celadon ground, Qianlong seal mark to the reverse

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 253_1
    LOT 253

    Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Figure of a Boy


    Ming Dynasty, c. 1600

    painted in green, black, yellow and iron red, the smiling boy standing on a small oval socle and holding a vase

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500
    • Measurements: height 19 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 254_1
    LOT 254

    Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Coffee Pot


    Qianlong Period

    of octagonal baluster form, with sparrow beak spout and stylised handle, decorated with river landscape with pagoda in blue and white with iron red and coloured enamels, the top embellished with a band of floral sprays and insects, double line base border, British Antique Dealers’ Association…

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800
    • Measurements: height 24 cm width 18 cm depth 12 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 255_1
    LOT 255

    Chinese Armorial Export Porcelain Part Dinner Service


    Qianlong Period

    comprising eleven plates and two bowls with rounded sides, each painted in iron red and gilt, outer border with elaborate brocade pattern, inner border decorated with crest depicting a dove with an ear of corn in its mouth, stylised Chinese objects and flowers centre with coat of arms of Davidson…

    EST.$2,500 - $3,500Sold for$3,840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 22 cm (plate) ; diameter 15 cm height 7 cm (bowl)
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Ordered by The Swarland House, Felton, Northumberland in 1724, cf. David Sanctuary Howard, Armorial Porcelain, illustrated p. 206
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  • 256_1
    LOT 256

    Chinese Export Porcelain Fruit Service


    Yung Chêng Period

    comprising four large dishes, four smaller dishes, a strawberry drainer and a plate, blue and white Cuckoo pattern with coffee rim (10)

    EST.$1,200 - $1,800
    • Measurements: diameter 20 cm (drainer) ; 23 cm (plate) ; 21 cm (bowl)
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 257_1
    LOT 257

    Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Two-tiered Candle Holders


    Qianlong Period

    each of square pagoda-form with trellis border and elaborate imperial five-clawed, fire-breathing dragons chasing a ribboned pearl amongst clouds (2)

    EST.$1,800 - $2,200Sold for$2,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 29.5 cm width 9.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 258_1
    LOT 258

    Three Chinese Blue and White Dishes


    Ming Dynasty and Later

    comprising a plate, the centre decorated in blue underglaze with a vase filled with flowers, together with a blue and white cup and a small dish (3)

    EST.$400 - $600
    • Measurements: diameter 25.5 cm
    • Provenance: Collection of the Late Dr. Tennyson Yiu, Sydney
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  • 259_1
    LOT 259

    Two Chinese Export Blue and White Porcelain Platters


    18th Century / 19th Century

    each of octagonal shape, together with a blue and white plate and low bowl, bowl chipped (4)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$288 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 33.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of a Lady, Darling Point
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  • 260_1
    LOT 260

    Porcelain Blue and White Temple Vase


    Qing Dynasty, c. 1907

    of baluster shape decorated with continuous landscape, inscription to side, metal rim around mouth

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$300 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 45 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Bill Lobban, NSW
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  • 261_1
    LOT 261

    Three Chinese Export Porcelain Tankards


    Qianlong Period

    each of cylindrical form with arched handle decorated with acanthus leaves, decorated with panels of flowers and Mandarin figures in garden and indoor settings, interspersed with blue floral decoration with gilt highlights (3)

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 13 cm ; 12 cm ; 13 cm
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  • 262_1
    LOT 262

    Chinese Canton Famille Rose Porcelain Tankard


    Yung Chêng Period

    of cylindrical form with flat intertwined handle, decorated in coloured enamels and gilt with an outdoor scene depicting a two princesses with their attendants, upper body with a continuous band of flowers and butterflies, minor chip to rim

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 11.5 cm diameter 9.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 263_1
    LOT 263

    Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Tankard


    Yung Chêng Period

    of cylindrical form with arched handle decorated with acanthus leaves, decorated with three blue scrolled reserves depicting Mandarin figures in garden settings, interspersed with floral decoration with gilt highlights

    EST.$700 - $900
    • Measurements: height 11 cm diameter 8.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 264_1
    LOT 264

    Large Chinese Mandarin Famille Rose Porcelain Tankard


    Yung Chêng Period

    of cylindrical form with arched handle, painted in coloured enamels and gilt with an elaborate outdoor scene of ladies and children in a garden among seasonal flowers and trees, reserved on a detailed cloud decoration in iron red with 'en grisaille' garden scene medallions

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 14 cm diameter 10.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 265_1
    LOT 265

    Two Chinese Export Porcelain Tankards


    Qianlong Period

    each of baluster form with arched handle, one painted in coloured enamels with central armorial crest, sides with 'en grisaille' panels of birds in trees, the other painted in famille rose enamels and gilt with ladies and children playing with puppies (2)

    EST.$400 - $600
  • 266_1
    LOT 266

    Two Chinese Export Lowestoft Clobberware Porcelain Bowls


    Yung Chêng Period

    sur-decorated with iron red, coloured enamels and gilt, both bowls decorated on the exterior with European figures amid stylised pseudo-Oriental décor (2)

    EST.$400 - $600
    • Measurements: height 15 cm height 7 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
    • Labels: Produced for the Dutch market and sur-decorated in Holland, these two bowls were originally made as underglaze cobalt blue bowls with simple ring and banded borders
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  • 267_1
    LOT 267

    Pair of Chinese Porcelain Vases

    each of baluster form with polychrome decoration of peaches and bats, Daoguang six character marks to undersides (2)

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: height 22 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of a Lady, Darling Point
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