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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  • 268_1
    LOT 268

    Chinese Blanc de Chine Figure of Guanyin

    seated and wearing a beaded ruyi necklace, one finger (A/F)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 22 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of a Lady, Darling Point
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  • 269_1
    LOT 269

    Chinese Small Eggshell Porcelain Vase


    Republic Period

    of ovoid form with spender neck, decorated with European figures in landscape, signed, Qianlong four character mark to underside

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 14.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of a Lady, Darling Point
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  • 270_1
    LOT 270

    Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Apothecary Jars

    painted in coloured enamels and gilt with street scenes, four character seal marks to undersides

    EST.$400 - $600
  • 271_1
    LOT 271

    Assorted Continental and Chinese Export Porcelain Plates


    18th Century / 19th Century

    hand painted with floral springs in pink (13)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. diameter 26.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of a Lady, Darling Point
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  • 272_1
    LOT 272

    Chinese Pottery Vase

    decorated in high relief with figures and beaded garlands against a deep purple ground

    EST.$300 - $500
  • 273_1
    LOT 273

    Chinese Crackled Glaze Porcelain Vase


    Possibly Qianlong Period

    globular melon-shaped body with grey glaze suffused with a fine network of black crackles

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$900 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 10 cm
    • Provenance: Collection of the Late Dr. Tennyson Yiu, Sydney
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  • 274_1
    LOT 274

    Longquan Celadon Glaze Figure of a Tiger


    Possibly Ming Dynasty

    the crouching animal standing on a rock, retains decal label

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: height 7 cm length 11 cm
    • Provenance: Sotheby's, lot 340, November 1985, Hong Kong, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 275_1
    LOT 275

    Three Chinese Gold Figurines

    the standing figures dressed in traditional robes with filigree floral designs, gold and mixed metals (3)

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$6,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. weight 138.5 grams ; 116.3 grams ; 164.3 approx. height 14 cm
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  • 276_1
    LOT 276

    Chinese Gold Twin Handled Vessel

    handles modelled as dragon heads breathing fire, body finely decorated with two mythological creatures and filigree motif of scrolling vines, raised on a flared foot, approximately 70% gold and mixed metals

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$4,800 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. weight 171.7 grams height 5.5 cm
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  • 277_1
    LOT 277

    Chinese Gold Lidded Box

    of round shape with filigree scrolling vines and stylised butterfly, raised on a flared foot, approximately 70% gold and mixed metals

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$2,880 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. weight 112.6 grams height 5 cm
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  • 278_1
    LOT 278

    Chinese Rock Crystal Brush Washer


    19th/20th Century

    of oblong shape, carved in high relief with three scrolling qilong amongst lingzhi, on wood stand carved with clouds

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$2,880 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 7.5 cm length 23 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 279_1
    LOT 279

    Chinese Carved Mother-of-Pearl Snuff Bottle

    carved in high relief with Luo Han decoration, surmounted by a malachite stopper

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 280_1
    LOT 280

    Chinese Composite Amber Snuff Bottle

    with carved decoration of pagoda in mountainous landscape, surmounted by a jade stopper

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$552 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 281_1
    LOT 281

    Chinese Amber Glass Snuff Bottle

    carved in high relief with lotus flowers, surmounted by a coral stopper

    EST.$300 - $400
  • 282_1
    LOT 282

    Two Chinese Inside Painted Glass Snuff Bottles

    each depicting scenes from daily life, signed 'Xi Jinping', together with a cinnabar snuff bottle carved with a lady in garden setting (3)

    EST.$200 - $400
  • 283_1
    LOT 283

    Chinese Carved Opal Snuff Bottle

    carved in high relief with boy and cat playing amongst flowers, surmounted by a coral stopper

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$1,200 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 284_1
    LOT 284

    Chinese Carved Russet Celadon Jade Magnolia

    in the form of a pod with leaves and branch, together with a jade bird figure, a reclining Buddha figure, a carved panel, and a jade handled magnifying glass (5)

    EST.$600 - $900Sold for$11,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 11 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 285_1
    LOT 285

    Chinese Carved Celadon and Russet Jade Figure of a Ram

    the crouching figure on a carved wooden stand

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$6,600 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 286_1
    LOT 286

    Chinese Carved Hardstone Ruyi Sceptre

    carved in naturalistic form with a ruyi-head terminal and gnarled handle, with carved wooden stand and display case

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$6,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 37 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of a Lady, Darling Point
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  • 287_1
    LOT 287

    Chinese Carved Jade Figure of Bixu

    the crouching figure on a carved woode stand, together with a Chinese carved marble figure group depicting an ox with a boy, on carved wooden stand (2)

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$1,680 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 289_1
    LOT 289

    Assorted Chinese Jade and Hardstone Vessels

    comprising a dagger with stand, an archaic vessel and a twin handled censer (3)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 290_1
    LOT 290

    Assorted Hardstone Carved Figures

    comprising jade, soapstone, quartz and hardstone (9)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$1,680 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 291_1111111
    LOT 291

    Chinese Cloisonné Teapot

    of melon shape with floral decoration on a dark green ground

    EST.$200 - $300Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 292_1
    LOT 292

    Two South East Asian Carved Figures of Deities


    18th Century and 19th Century

    with parcel gilt decoration (2)

    EST.$400 - $600