SH150 - Fine Furniture, Silver, Asian and Decorative Arts

Auction Details

Tuesday 19 June 2018 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Tuesday 12 - Tuesday 19 June 2018 11:00am to 5:00pm
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  • 294_1
    LOT 294

    Chinese Bronze Figure of Qilin


    Possibly Ming Dynasty

    the mythical beast seated with its hind legs bent and front paws stretched, the body engraved all-over with archaic geometric motif

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
  • 295_1
    LOT 295

    Chinese Archaic Style Censer

    with stylised Taotie mask handles, together with two South East Asian pottery vessels (3)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$384 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 7.5 cm (censer); 25 cm (jug); 18 cm (vase)
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 296_1
    LOT 296

    Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Lobbed Vases

    each body decorated in vivid enamels against a bright turquoise ground detailed with flowers and vines, flanked by a pair of gilt dragon scroll handles, on a gilt stand supported by three mythical beasts (2)

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000Sold for$2,400 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 297_1
    LOT 297

    Chinese Silver-gilt, Filigree and Enamel Tea Caddy

    of hexafoil form, the filigree body and cover applied with enamel birds and flowers and semi-precious stones, marked 'Silver' to the underside

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$2,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 18 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 298_1
    LOT 298

    Two Chinese Celadon Jade Vases with Covers

    one of circular flatted form with twin scroll handles, engraved with an aquatic scene of each side, the other of rouleau form, engraved with birds and flowers (2)

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000
  • 299_1
    LOT 299

    Chinese Fu-rong Stone Carved Figure of an Old Man


    Qing Dynasty

    the standing figure holding a box in his hands, wearing a loosely draped robe with incised border and clouds motifs, two-character signature 'Shang Jun' on the reverse

    EST.$1,000 - $2,000
    • Measurements: height 13 cm
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison a carved figure by the same artist Sotheby's, Melbourne, Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design, lot 273, 29 October 2014
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  • 300_1
    LOT 300

    Chinese White Jade Snuff Bottle


    19th/20th Century

    of flattened upright form, with two carved Taoti masks on each sides, with stopper

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 7 cm
    • Provenance: Lammert Brothers Auctioneers, Hong Kong, Lot 58, 13 October 1977
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  • jade snuff bottle 301
    LOT 301

    Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle


    19th/20th Century

    of flattened form, either side carved in low relief with a pair of linked Chilong, with stopper

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 5 cm
    • Provenance: Sotheby's, Melbourne, Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design, Lot 211, 1 April 2015
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  • 302 jade snuff bottle
    LOT 302

    Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle


    19th/20th Century

    carved with a landscape medallion on either side, with stopper

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 6.3 cm
    • Provenance: Sotheby's, Melbourne, Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design, Lot 211, 1 April 2015
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  • 303_1
    LOT 303

    Chinese White Jade Cat


    19th/20th Century

    the recumbent animal naturalistically carved

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 304_1
    LOT 304

    Three Chinese Carved Jade and Hardstone Pieces

    comprising a censer, a twin handled vase with a cover, a recumbent water buffalo, on wooden stands (3)

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 26 cm; 13.5 cm; 8.5 cm
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  • 305_1
    LOT 305

    Chinese Lapis Lazuli Carved Figural Group

    carved as a fish swimming amongst lotus plants, on carved wooden stand

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$456 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 12.5 cm (without stand)
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  • 306_1
    LOT 306

    Assorted Chinese Hardstone Carved Figures

    jade, soapstone, quartz, malachite and hardstone (11)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$120 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. 23.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 307_1
    LOT 307

    Three Assorted Chinese Carved Figures

    comprising a carved figure of a fisherman, a figure of Shou Lao holding a peach, and a carved landscape depicting mountains and villages (3)

    EST.$300 - $500
  • 310_1
    LOT 310

    Chinese Carved Ivory Floral Ornament

    with polychrome decoration

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$60 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 6 cm length 11 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 311_1
    LOT 311

    Chinese Carved Puzzle Ball on Stand

    together with a pair of Foo dogs, a Buddha and a bell player (5)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 312_2
    LOT 312

    Two Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowls and Covers

    rim and foot painted in vivid coloured enamels with scrolling lotus flowers, body inscribed with a poem, Jianqing six character iron red seal marks to undersides (2)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 313_1
    LOT 313

    Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Plate


    Possibly Kangxi Period

    ornate with lotus scrolls, lozenge in a double circle underglaze blue mark to underside, few chips to foot rim, together with five South East Asian plates, two covered boxes, two bowls and a small celadon glaze vase (11)

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 35 cm; height 8 cm (Sawankhalok box)
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 314_1
    LOT 314

    Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Sweetmeat Set


    Late Qing Dynasty

    composed of nine dishes hand painted with figures, with fitted box

    EST.$500 - $700
  • 315_1
    LOT 315

    Large Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase

    of baluster form, decorated with two continuous rural landscapes, with underglaze blue six character seal mark to underside, on carved hardwood stand

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$300 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 316_1
    LOT 316

    Two Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Plates

    painted with figures in an indoor setting, with Greek key border (2)

    EST.$300 - $500
  • 317_1
    LOT 317

    Chinese Marble Glazed Vase

    of ovoid shape with two loop handles, raised on a splayed foot

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$300 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 318_1
    LOT 318

    Chinese Export Parcel Gilt Black Lacquer Tea Caddy


    19th Century

    of rectangular outline with two carrying handles, decorated on each side with figural vignettes, the interior pewter liner engraved with figures, lock plate marked 'PATHNT' (A/F), together with a parcel gilt and black lacquer box, a black lacquer pillow box and a miniature two door chest…

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$192 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 21 cm width 34 cm depth 26 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 319_1
    LOT 319

    Tosa School


    Japanese Four Panel Screen, c. 1970

    ink, colour and gold leaf on paper, depicting quails amid Autumn Grasses and flowers

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 152 x 247 cm
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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