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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  • 293_14569
    LOT 293

    Bronze Figure of Guanyin


    19th Century/20th Century

    the deity seated in royal ease, rajalilasana, on a lotus base, with her right hand against her ear, dressed in a dhoti, finely detailed hair in a high chignon, and Amida Buddha on the crown

    EST.$400 - $600
  • 294_1
    LOT 294

    Chinese Cloisonné Fruit Bowl

    decorated throughout with fruits, bats and clouds

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$900 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 14 cm diameter 31.5 cm
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  • 295_11111111
    LOT 295

    Tang Style Pottery Floor Vase

    oviform with mustard glaze and raised peacock decoration, together with a large Tang style lidded ginger jar, similar glaze, both (A/F) (2)

    EST.$600 - $800
  • 296_2222222
    LOT 296

    Pair of Tang Style Pottery Garden Seats

    mustard glaze (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 297_1
    LOT 297

    Chinese Carved and Stained Ivory Figure Group


    Republic Period

    depicting two children picking peaches, on wooden stand

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$2,160 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 298_1
    LOT 298

    Chinese Carved Ivory Figure of a Seated Buddha

    together with a bust of Buddha, a card case and an Indian carved ivory figure of a man (4)

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$1,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 12.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 299_1
    LOT 299

    Japanese Carved Ivory Figure of a Man Holding a Monkey

    together with a carved ivory figure of man smoking a pipe and a carved ivory figure of a wanderer (A/F) (3)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$408 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. height 20 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 300_1
    LOT 300

    Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Woman


    Edo Period, Late 18th Century / Early 19th Century

    the seated figure with inlaid eyes, details engraved and stained with ink, unsigned

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$648 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 301_1
    LOT 301

    Japanese Kuroyaki Netsuke of a Mouse


    Meiji Period, 19th Century

    with inlaid eyes, holding a nut, unsigned

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 302_1
    LOT 302

    Japanese Carved Wood Netsuke


    Edo Period, Late 18th Century / Early 19th Century

    modelled as two monkeys carrying a persimmon, unsigned

    EST.$500 - $700
  • 303_1
    LOT 303

    Japanese Carved Wooden Netsuke of a Shishi


    Edo Period, 18th Century

    standing on a Tama, unsigned

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 304_1
    LOT 304

    Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Group of Sea Creatures


    Edo Period, Late 18th Century / Early 19th Century

    carved and stained with ink, signed 'Kiyozumi'

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 305_1
    LOT 305

    Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of Daikoku

    the standing figure holding a mallet in one hand and standing atop bails of rice, signed

    EST.$300 - $800
  • 306_1
    LOT 306

    Japanese Ebony and Ivory Netsuke


    Meiji Period, 19th Century

    modelled as a peasant boy with a recumbent oxen, unsigned

    EST.$300 - $400
  • 307_1
    LOT 307

    Nest of Seven Japanese Occasional Tables


    Meiji Period, Late 19th Century

    decorated with gilded flowers and foliage on a black and red lacquer ground, one (A/F) (7)

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: height 69 cm
    • Provenance: Phillips Auctioneers, Sydney, lot 445, 27 November 2000, Private Collection, Darling Point
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  • 308_1
    LOT 308

    Impressive Japanese Imari Porcelain Vase


    Meiji Period, Late 19th Century

    decorated in underglaze blue, red iron-oxide and gilt with shaped panels of flowers and fruits surrounded by vines and peonies, the interior of the mouth painted with peonies and treasure scrolls, on carved wooden stands

    EST.$6,000 - $9,000
    • Measurements: height 63 cm
    • Provenance: Bonham's, Sydney, The Owston Collection, 26 Jun 2010, lot 977, Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 309_1
    LOT 309

    Seto Ware Platter


    Edo Period, Early 19th Century

    iron oxide horse eye pattern against a cream crackled glaze ground, seven spur marks to the centre

    EST.$800 - $1,200
    • Measurements: diameter 34 cm
    • Provenance: Shapiro Auctioneers, Collection of K. R. Bernard Smith, lot 222, September 2004, Sydney
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  • 310_1
    LOT 310

    Japanese Arita Porcelain Saki Pot


    Meiji Period, c. 1845

    of double gourd form, with scrolled spout and handle, body decorated with large floral blossom tree to front, with embossed tendril design, the lid surmounted by a lotus blossom knop, underglaze blue six-character mark in lid

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: height 16.5 cm width 16.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 311_1
    LOT 311

    Pair of Satsuma Vases


    Meiji Period, c. 1880

    painted in coloured enamels and gilt with a waterfall and birds amongst flowers, painted marks to undersides (2)

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 32 cm
    • Provenance: Glenleigh Antiques, Sydney, August 1995, The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 312_1
    LOT 312

    Pair of Japanese Porcelain Vases


    Meiji Period, 19th Century

    of hexagonal baluster form, painted with birds in flight and blossoming flowers, painted marks to undersides, hairline crack to one vase (2)

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: height 30.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 313_1
    LOT 313

    Pair of Japanese Porcelain Vases Mounted as Table Lamps

    Imari pattern, with cream shades (2)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 76 cm
    • Provenance: Purchased from Grafton Galleries, Sydney, August 1986, The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 314_1
    LOT 314

    Two Japanese Bronze Jardinières

    adorned with birds and phoenix in high relief (2)

    EST.$600 - $900
  • 315_1
    LOT 315

    Two Japanese Bronze Censers

    each surmounted by a dragon and Shisa, one (A/F) (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$408 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 20 cm ; 35 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of J. Belfer, Sydney
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  • 316_1
    LOT 316

    Japanese Pottery Storage Urn


    Possibly Late Kofun or Asuka Period

    ash glaze and incised decoration, double gourd impressed mark to side, together with a South East Asian urn, with chocolate brown glaze (2)

    EST.$300 - $500