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The Oriental Sale

Cheffins Live Webcast Auction 16 Nov 2017 10:00 GMT

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  • 09:00 GMT - 18:00 GMT
  • 09:00 GMT - 10:00 GMT

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  • Clifton House
  • 1-2 Clifton Road
  • Cambridge
  • CB1 7EA
  • United Kingdom

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Buyer's premium inc. VAT/sales tax: 27.00%
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A wooden boxed pair of dingyao bowls, each interior moulded as a lotus flower head, 9.5cm (3.75

Lot 1

A wooden boxed pair of dingyao bowls, each interior moulded as a lotus flower head, 9.5cm (3.75 in) diameter (2) Good condition ...[more]

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A 19th century Canton vase, the everted petal rim above shishi handles and beast applied

Lot 4

A 19th century Canton vase, the everted petal rim above shishi handles and beast applied shoulders, the baluster body with reserves of warriors on...

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A Sui dynasty straw glazed figure, the man standing with his hands clasped before his chest once

Lot 5

A Sui dynasty straw glazed figure, the man standing with his hands clasped before his chest once holding something, 19.5cm (7.75 in) high Good ....

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A Han dynasty grey pottery vase, the strap handles applied from the rim to the girth of the ovoid

Lot 6

A Han dynasty grey pottery vase, the strap handles applied from the rim to the girth of the ovoid body, a scratch incised band below the double li...

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An 18th century blanc de Chine libation cup and another smaller octagonal, the oval rim above sprigs

Lot 8

An 18th century blanc de Chine libation cup and another smaller octagonal, the oval rim above sprigs of cherry blossom in relief growing from two ...

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An 18th century blanc de Chine hexagonal bowl, the rim projecting over tapering sides with

Lot 9

An 18th century blanc de Chine hexagonal bowl, the rim projecting over tapering sides with chrysanthemums in relief on one side and a bird on an a...

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An 18th century blanc de Chine beaker together with a box base, the rim of the beaker with a

Lot 10

An 18th century blanc de Chine beaker together with a box base, the rim of the beaker with a slight flare above tapering cylindrical sides roundin...

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An 18th century blanc de Chine censor, the rectangular rim above sides tapering to four feet, 12.5cm

Lot 11

An 18th century blanc de Chine censor, the rectangular rim above sides tapering to four feet, 12.5cm (5 in) wide The body has stretch cracks on t...

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An 18th century blanc de Chine beaker, a tea bowl and a saucer, the octafoil rim of the first

Lot 12

An 18th century blanc de Chine beaker, a tea bowl and a saucer, the octafoil rim of the first above tapering sides moulded in relief on the exteri...

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An 18th century blanc de Chine jug and bird's head cover, the tall waisted neck moulded with chevron

Lot 13

An 18th century blanc de Chine jug and bird's head cover, the tall waisted neck moulded with chevron band between two of bosses, the globular body...

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Three Han dynasty grey pottery tomb figures, the standing men, once with textile clothes to disguise

Lot 21

Three Han dynasty grey pottery tomb figures, the standing men, once with textile clothes to disguise their lack of arms, their bodies painted red ...

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A Han Dynasty grey pottery horse and rider, he wears a white tunic trimmed in black and red

Lot 22

A Han Dynasty grey pottery horse and rider, he wears a white tunic trimmed in black and red britches, the saddle cloth and martingale edged in red...

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A blue and white tea bowl, Yongzheng mark and period, the exterior painted with nine five clawed

Lot 24

A blue and white tea bowl, Yongzheng mark and period, the exterior painted with nine five clawed dragons amongst clouds of darker blue above waves...

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A 20th century Canton dish, the rim band of pink ruyi lappets enclosing a scene of six cranes

Lot 25

A 20th century Canton dish, the rim band of pink ruyi lappets enclosing a scene of six cranes amongst rocks and flying into the branches of a pine...

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A 20th century turquoise ground dish, the alternating pink and blue dragons radiating about a

Lot 26

A 20th century turquoise ground dish, the alternating pink and blue dragons radiating about a central rosette within ruyi and thunder scroll rim b...

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A late 19th/early 20th century wucai jar, cover and ormolu stand, the baluster body painted with

Lot 28

A late 19th/early 20th century wucai jar, cover and ormolu stand, the baluster body painted with five ladies on a garden terrace outside a pavilio...

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A flambe arrow vase, four character mark of Yongzheng, the baluster shape of quatrefoil section, the

Lot 30

A flambe arrow vase, four character mark of Yongzheng, the baluster shape of quatrefoil section, the indentations of the vase streaked with lavend...

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A brocade boxed famille rose bowl, seal mark of Jiaqing, the interior with two gourds, the petal rim

Lot 33

A brocade boxed famille rose bowl, seal mark of Jiaqing, the interior with two gourds, the petal rim gilt with a gold line above butterflies and f...

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A famille rose gu shaped vase, six character mark of Guangxu, painted in thick enamels with

Lot 36

A famille rose gu shaped vase, six character mark of Guangxu, painted in thick enamels with phoenix amongst flower stems, peaches, butterflies and...

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A blanc de Chine figure of Guanyin enthroned on a lotus leaf borne by waves, jewels in her hair

Lot 37

A blanc de Chine figure of Guanyin enthroned on a lotus leaf borne by waves, jewels in her hair and at her chest, her flowing robes tied with ribb...

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An 18th century famille verte dish painted centrally with two mandarin ducks and a fish swimming

Lot 40

An 18th century famille verte dish painted centrally with two mandarin ducks and a fish swimming about lotus, the four underglaze blue flower spra...

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A pair of Canton vases, the petal edged everted rims above gilt lion handles and pairs of dragons on

Lot 41

A pair of Canton vases, the petal edged everted rims above gilt lion handles and pairs of dragons on the shoulders of the baluster bodies painted ...

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A Canton yenyen vase, gilt lion mask and ring handles on the shoulders of a body painted with six

Lot 42

A Canton yenyen vase, gilt lion mask and ring handles on the shoulders of a body painted with six garden reserves on a gilt ground of butterflies,...

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A famille rose bowl and another larger, the first with turquoise interior and the exterior painted

Lot 44

A famille rose bowl and another larger, the first with turquoise interior and the exterior painted with a sage and attendant below a pine tree, fo...

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A pair of famille rose bowls, each exterior painted with a boy, cockerel, inscriptions and blue

Lot 45

A pair of famille rose bowls, each exterior painted with a boy, cockerel, inscriptions and blue rocks, seal marks of Qianlong, 12.5cm (5 in) diame...

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A Han dynasty green glazed baluster vase and a jar, the first with glaze free spur marks on the

Lot 51

A Han dynasty green glazed baluster vase and a jar, the first with glaze free spur marks on the shoulders, the glaze seaweed green, 19cm (7.5 in) ...

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A Tang dynasty pottery standing figure, he stands wearing a red hood above a dark jacket, his left

Lot 52

A Tang dynasty pottery standing figure, he stands wearing a red hood above a dark jacket, his left hand by his side hidden by a white long sleeve ...

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A Ming dynasty pottery seated figure, the dignitary with his hands clasped within his sleeves, his

Lot 53

A Ming dynasty pottery seated figure, the dignitary with his hands clasped within his sleeves, his hat black and his robed trimmed in black and tu...

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A 19th century blanc de Chinese standing figure of Guanyin, she stands on a cylindrical cloud base

Lot 54

A 19th century blanc de Chinese standing figure of Guanyin, she stands on a cylindrical cloud base holding a ruyi sceptre in her right and giving ...

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A pair of Han dynasty grey pottery goats, each characterful figure standing four square, its eyes

Lot 55

A pair of Han dynasty grey pottery goats, each characterful figure standing four square, its eyes and nostrils painted white, 16cm (6.25 in) high ...

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A Swatow type blue and white bowl and two others smaller, the interior of the first painted with a

Lot 56

A Swatow type blue and white bowl and two others smaller, the interior of the first painted with a stylised bird, the exterior with foliage and ro...

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A blanc de Chine figure of Guanyin standing pointing down to the fish within her basket as she

Lot 58

A blanc de Chine figure of Guanyin standing pointing down to the fish within her basket as she stands on jewelled waves with a lotus leaf to one s...

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A qingbai ewer, stopper and wine cooler, the tall petals to the rim of the latter above reeded foot,

Lot 60

A qingbai ewer, stopper and wine cooler, the tall petals to the rim of the latter above reeded foot, the spout and handle raised on the shoulders ...

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A famille rose, a celadon and an Imari plate together with a figure, the first with flowers

Lot 62

A famille rose, a celadon and an Imari plate together with a figure, the first with flowers scattered within a turquoise rim band, 23cm (9 in) dia...

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A 17th century Kraak blue and white plate, centrally painted with a bird on a rock between flowers

Lot 64

A 17th century Kraak blue and white plate, centrally painted with a bird on a rock between flowers within radiating panels on the rim, 21cm (8.25i...

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A 17th/18th century kraak blue and white plate painted centrally with pomegranates and finger citron

Lot 67

A 17th/18th century kraak blue and white plate painted centrally with pomegranates and finger citron within radiating rim panels, 22cm (8.75 in) d...

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A Republic Period plaque, seal marks in red for Wing Qi (1884-1937), painted with Budai with his

Lot 72

A Republic Period plaque, seal marks in red for Wing Qi (1884-1937), painted with Budai with his straw hat on his back and his sack of possessions...

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A 16th/17th century Kraak blue and white dish, centrally painted with ducks about a rock amongst

Lot 73

A 16th/17th century Kraak blue and white dish, centrally painted with ducks about a rock amongst lotus within radiating panels on the rim of flowe...

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Two 19th century Canton dishes and an earlier blue and white dish, the centre of the smaller

Lot 76

Two 19th century Canton dishes and an earlier blue and white dish, the centre of the smaller Canton dish painted with chrysanthemums growing by a ...

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A 19th century blue ground famille verte vase, the baluster shape painted with figures inside

Lot 81

A 19th century blue ground famille verte vase, the baluster shape painted with figures inside moulded quatrefoil frames on a ground gilt with flow...

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An 18th century wucai brush pot together with a reduced famille verte bottle vase, the cylindrical

Lot 82

An 18th century wucai brush pot together with a reduced famille verte bottle vase, the cylindrical sides of the brush pot painted with Buddhist pr...

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Hotoda, a pair of Satsuma vases, wood stands and a vegetable ivory snuff bottle, the baluster

Lot 96

Hotoda, a pair of Satsuma vases, wood stands and a vegetable ivory snuff bottle, the baluster vases painted with lohans entwined by dragons, Hotod...

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A 17th century kraak style blue and white plate, painted with a central vase of flowers within

Lot 101

A 17th century kraak style blue and white plate, painted with a central vase of flowers within radiating panels, 21.5cm (8.5 in) diameter Good ....

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A large and heavy Qianlong cast iron water cistern, the rounded sides cast with eight Daoist subject

Lot 114

A large and heavy Qianlong cast iron water cistern, the rounded sides cast with eight Daoist subject rectangular reserves about two mask and ring ...

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A Jiaqing iron water cistern, the rounded sides cast with flowers above the mask and ring handles,

Lot 115

A Jiaqing iron water cistern, the rounded sides cast with flowers above the mask and ring handles, scrolling lotus and the three feet, the inscrip...

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A cloisonne and azurite matrix stone Buddhist stupa, the emblazonned pearl finial above a

Lot 117

A cloisonne and azurite matrix stone Buddhist stupa, the emblazonned pearl finial above a tasselled roof bearing a band of eighteen characters, th...

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A wooden boxed Han dynasty jade dragon bi, the green stone with a dusting of brown, one side

Lot 118

A wooden boxed Han dynasty jade dragon bi, the green stone with a dusting of brown, one side carved in low relief with six radiating daodieh panel...

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A pale green nephrite jade boulder carving, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, carved in deep relief on one

Lot 120

A pale green nephrite jade boulder carving, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, carved in deep relief on one side with four children on and about a capari...

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Three volumes on Chinese porcelain for the Japanese market, Julia Curtis, 'Trade Taste and

Lot 126

Three volumes on Chinese porcelain for the Japanese market, Julia Curtis, 'Trade Taste and Transformation', 'Sammlung Georg Weishaup' and Christie...

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Eight volumes on various Chinese porcelain collections, to include: the Ardebil Shrine, four Dutch

Lot 129

Eight volumes on various Chinese porcelain collections, to include: the Ardebil Shrine, four Dutch Museums, the Percival David, a Dutch 'Selection...

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A two handled cupro bronze censer, the bellied sides above a short flared foot, six character mark

Lot 136

A two handled cupro bronze censer, the bellied sides above a short flared foot, six character mark of Xuande, 7cm (2.75 in) diameter ...[more]

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Two cinnabar lacquer boxes, the cinquefoil lift off lid worked in relief with two birds perched on a

Lot 140

Two cinnabar lacquer boxes, the cinquefoil lift off lid worked in relief with two birds perched on a branch of flowering cherry, 14cm (5.5 in) wid...

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A 19th century bronze clothes iron, the wavy rim peaked above the handle socket, the exterior cast

Lot 141

A 19th century bronze clothes iron, the wavy rim peaked above the handle socket, the exterior cast with five shou characters, 13cm (5 in) diameter...

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A 1920's nephrite jade boat and pagoda cover, the pale grey green stone carved as a mandarin duck

Lot 156

A 1920's nephrite jade boat and pagoda cover, the pale grey green stone carved as a mandarin duck with loose ring handles either side of the pierc...

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A Tibetan needlework tankha, the white Tara enthroned centrally within a pink halo and flowers,

Lot 159

A Tibetan needlework tankha, the white Tara enthroned centrally within a pink halo and flowers, three figures above and two below all on a pale bl...

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A jade pendant together with a snuff bottle and stopper, the first a roundel pierced and carved with

Lot 160

A jade pendant together with a snuff bottle and stopper, the first a roundel pierced and carved with a monkey amongst foliage, 5cm (2 in) diameter...

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A Qing jade three legged toad incense burner, the pale green mottled brown stone pierced and

Lot 166

A Qing jade three legged toad incense burner, the pale green mottled brown stone pierced and carved as Liu Hai's familiar with cash in its open mo...

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Three cupro-bronze censers, all supported on three feet, those with bamboo and mask handles

Lot 177

Three cupro-bronze censers, all supported on three feet, those with bamboo and mask handles bearing four character marks of Xuande, that with a co...

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A spinach green jade eagle pendant, probably Shang dynasty, carved in flight, the suspension holes

Lot 179

A spinach green jade eagle pendant, probably Shang dynasty, carved in flight, the suspension holes beneath its beak, 5cm (2 in) wide ...[more]

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A jade temple bell (bianzhong), probably Han dynasty, the suspension to the flattened shape

Lot 181

A jade temple bell (bianzhong), probably Han dynasty, the suspension to the flattened shape pierced and carved as two dragons above bosses flankin...

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