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A One Day Auction of Fine Oriental Works of Art

John Nicholson's FINE ORIENTAL CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART (Lots 1- 440) Live Webcast Auction 22 Mar 2017 12:00 GMT

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AN UNUSUAL CHINESE YONGZHENG PERIOD ENAMELLED PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER, each piece painted with a puce

Lot 1

AN UNUSUAL CHINESE YONGZHENG PERIOD ENAMELLED PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER, each piece painted with a puce landscape panel within further smaller grisai...

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A CHINESE YONGZHENG PERIOD RUBY RED GROUND FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN TEABOWL & SAUCER, each piece

Lot 2

A CHINESE YONGZHENG PERIOD RUBY RED GROUND FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN TEABOWL & SAUCER, each piece painted with a scroll form landscape panel within w...

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A LARGE & ELABORATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY INDIAN SILVER-METAL NECK AMULET, weighing 560gm, the curved

Lot 3

A LARGE & ELABORATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY INDIAN SILVER-METAL NECK AMULET, weighing 560gm, the curved body with filigree decoration and with attached ...

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A 17TH CENTURY CHINESE LATE MING DYNASTY IRON MODEL OF A BOY ON A WATER BUFFALO, the boy seated

Lot 4

A 17TH CENTURY CHINESE LATE MING DYNASTY IRON MODEL OF A BOY ON A WATER BUFFALO, the boy seated and playing a flute, 4.8in long & 4.3in high.

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A SMALL PAIR OF SIGNED JAPANESE TOTAI CLOISONNE ON EARTHENWARE VASES, circa 1900, each vase

Lot 5

A SMALL PAIR OF SIGNED JAPANESE TOTAI CLOISONNE ON EARTHENWARE VASES, circa 1900, each vase decorated with butterflies and flowerheads reserved on...

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A LARGE SIGNED JAPANESE TOTAI CLOISONNE ON EARTHENWARE VASE, circa 1900, decorated with two shaped

Lot 6

A LARGE SIGNED JAPANESE TOTAI CLOISONNE ON EARTHENWARE VASE, circa 1900, decorated with two shaped panels of a butterfly hovering besides flowers,...

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AN UNUSUAL 19TH CENTURY ENGRAVED PERSIAN GOURD, decorated in black engraving with elaborate detailed

Lot 7

AN UNUSUAL 19TH CENTURY ENGRAVED PERSIAN GOURD, decorated in black engraving with elaborate detailed scenes of men and of animals, 4.1in wide at w...

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A 19TH/20TH CENTURY CHINESE YIXING ENAMELLED POTTERY TEAPOT & COVER, the sides decorated with

Lot 8

A 19TH/20TH CENTURY CHINESE YIXING ENAMELLED POTTERY TEAPOT & COVER, the sides decorated with ribboned emblems, the underside of the cover and the...

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A GROUP OF ELEVEN CHINESE SHIWAN GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE GROUPS, various sizes and subjects, the

Lot 9

A GROUP OF ELEVEN CHINESE SHIWAN GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE GROUPS, various sizes and subjects, the longest 10.3in long, the tallest 7.4in high. (11)

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A JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD BLUE GROUND CLOISONNE VASE, decorated with alternating dependent lappet

Lot 10

A JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD BLUE GROUND CLOISONNE VASE, decorated with alternating dependent lappet panels of phoenix and of dragon, 8.25in high.

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A SMALL FINE QUALITY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE CARVED & PIERCED SPINACH-GREEN JADE OVAL PLAQUE, mounted

Lot 11

A SMALL FINE QUALITY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE CARVED & PIERCED SPINACH-GREEN JADE OVAL PLAQUE, mounted on card, the jade with detailed decoration of f...

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A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE DAOGUANG PERIOD CANTON PORCELAIN PUNCH BOWL, circa 1840, painted in vivid

Lot 12

A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE DAOGUANG PERIOD CANTON PORCELAIN PUNCH BOWL, circa 1840, painted in vivid enamels and gilding with butterflies, insects, fr...

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A PAIR OF GOOD QUALITY EARLY/MID 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CLOISONNE VASES, each decorated with

Lot 13

A PAIR OF GOOD QUALITY EARLY/MID 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CLOISONNE VASES, each decorated with butterflies and floral sprays, the rims and base gilded...

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A JAPANESE CLOISONNE BOX & COVER, circa 1900, the cover decorated with a ho-ho phoenix, 3.5in x 2.

Lot 14

A JAPANESE CLOISONNE BOX & COVER, circa 1900, the cover decorated with a ho-ho phoenix, 3.5in x 2.7in x 1.3in high; together with a small cloisonn...

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A GOOD SMALL 17TH/18TH CENTURY CHINESE POLISHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, weighing 145gm, the interior

Lot 15

A GOOD SMALL 17TH/18TH CENTURY CHINESE POLISHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, weighing 145gm, the interior with good patination, the base cast with a four...

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A CHINESE SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER, formerly from the collection of

Lot 16

A CHINESE SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER, formerly from the collection of Baron George de Menasce, the sides moulded with ve...

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A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE POLISHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, weighing 440gm, the rim with double upright

Lot 17

A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE POLISHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, weighing 440gm, the rim with double upright lug handles, the base cast with a six-character ...

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AN UNUSUAL CHINESE CLOISONNE EWER, with a cylindrical side handle, the side decorated with formal

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AN UNUSUAL CHINESE CLOISONNE EWER, with a cylindrical side handle, the side decorated with formal scroll stemmed lotus, the base with a gilt plaqu...

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A GOOD CHINESE CELADON JADE CHILONG TWO-HANDLED CUP, possibly 17th/18th Century, together with a

Lot 19

A GOOD CHINESE CELADON JADE CHILONG TWO-HANDLED CUP, possibly 17th/18th Century, together with a fitted box, the jade carved in pierced relief wit...

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ANOTHER GOOD CHINESE DARK GREEN JADE CHILONG TWO-HANDLED CUP, possibly 17th/18th Century, together

Lot 20

ANOTHER GOOD CHINESE DARK GREEN JADE CHILONG TWO-HANDLED CUP, possibly 17th/18th Century, together with a fitted box and fitted wood stand, the ja...

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A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE SPINACH GREEN JADE MODELS OF GOLDEN PHEASANTS, together with

Lot 21

A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE SPINACH GREEN JADE MODELS OF GOLDEN PHEASANTS, together with a fitted box and fitted wood stands, each jade b...

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A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE JADE MODELS OF PEACOCKS, together with a fitted box, the

Lot 22

A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE JADE MODELS OF PEACOCKS, together with a fitted box, the stone of mixed apple-green and beige hues, the birds...

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A 19TH CENTURY INDIAN SANDALWOOD RECTANGULAR BOX & COVER, carved overall in relief with scrolling

Lot 23

A 19TH CENTURY INDIAN SANDALWOOD RECTANGULAR BOX & COVER, carved overall in relief with scrolling foliate designs, 10.1in x 6.8in x 5.2in high.

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A GOOD LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN BOWL, circa 1900, the interior painted with a carp

Lot 24

A GOOD LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN BOWL, circa 1900, the interior painted with a carp and water weeds, the sides with warriors and a clo...

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A GOOD SIGNED JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IMPERIAL SATSUMA EARTHENWARE EWER & COVER BY SEIUNTAI KOUZAN,

Lot 25

A GOOD SIGNED JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IMPERIAL SATSUMA EARTHENWARE EWER & COVER BY SEIUNTAI KOUZAN, moulded with a dragon spout and handle, the side...

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A GOOD JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD HEXAGONAL SECTION IMPERIAL SATSUMA EARTHENWARE TRIPOD KORO & COVER, the

Lot 26

A GOOD JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD HEXAGONAL SECTION IMPERIAL SATSUMA EARTHENWARE TRIPOD KORO & COVER, the sides well painted with seasonal flowers, the...

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A LARGE CHINESE MING STYLE BLUE & WHITE DRAGON MOON FLASK, each domed surface decorated with a

Lot 27

A LARGE CHINESE MING STYLE BLUE & WHITE DRAGON MOON FLASK, each domed surface decorated with a dragon amidst flame and cloud scrolls, the waisted ...

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A GOOD EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE SILVER BOWL, possibly by Tuck Chang of Shanghai, weighing 820gm in

Lot 28

A GOOD EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE SILVER BOWL, possibly by Tuck Chang of Shanghai, weighing 820gm in total, the sides embossed with two dragons di...

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A GOOD LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE SILVER BELT BY SUN SHING, weighing 225gm, the linked and waisted

Lot 29

A GOOD LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE SILVER BELT BY SUN SHING, weighing 225gm, the linked and waisted plates decorated in fine quality relief with a v...

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A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE SQUARE SECTION BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN JARDINIERE, the flaring sides painted

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A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE SQUARE SECTION BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN JARDINIERE, the flaring sides painted with precious objects between bat and lappet bo...

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A SMALL PAIR OF CHINESE KANGXI PERIOD BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN VASES, each painted with panels of '

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A SMALL PAIR OF CHINESE KANGXI PERIOD BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN VASES, each painted with panels of 'long eliza' alternating with panels of flowers in...

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A GOOD PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CLOISONNE MODELS OF DUCKS, each standing on a shaped base with

Lot 32

A GOOD PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CLOISONNE MODELS OF DUCKS, each standing on a shaped base with outstretched wings, 6.25in high.

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A GOOD QUALITY 19TH CHINESE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE, the sides of the peach-form body carved in relief

Lot 33

A GOOD QUALITY 19TH CHINESE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE, the sides of the peach-form body carved in relief with a bat and lingzhi, 2.25in high; together wi...

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A GOOD JAPANESE EARLY ARITA BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN DISH, circa 1700, its centre painted with two

Lot 34

A GOOD JAPANESE EARLY ARITA BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN DISH, circa 1700, its centre painted with two peacocks in a garden setting of flowers and rockw...

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A GOOD QUALITY 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE & CORAL STOPPER, of flattened ovoid

Lot 35

A GOOD QUALITY 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE & CORAL STOPPER, of flattened ovoid form, 2.5in high overall.

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A LARGE GOOD QUALITY TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A LAMA PRIEST, seated in dhyanasana on a

Lot 36

A LARGE GOOD QUALITY TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A LAMA PRIEST, seated in dhyanasana on a rectangular plinth engraved with lotus to its front su...

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A CHINESE KANGXI PERIOD FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN PLATE, painted with two ladies in a garden terrace

Lot 37

A CHINESE KANGXI PERIOD FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN PLATE, painted with two ladies in a garden terrace setting, the border with butterfly and insect v...

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A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN JARS, each painted with legendary figures

Lot 38

A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN JARS, each painted with legendary figures and columns of calligraphy, 10.25in high.

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A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE CLAIRE-DE-LUNE VASE, the base with a six-character Kangxi mark and a paper

Lot 39

A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE CLAIRE-DE-LUNE VASE, the base with a six-character Kangxi mark and a paper label, 6.7in high.

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A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN GINGER JARS, each painted with quatrefoil

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A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN GINGER JARS, each painted with quatrefoil panels of objects reserved on prunus blossom in wh...

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A GOOD PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN GARDEN SEATS, each unusually painted with

Lot 41

A GOOD PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN GARDEN SEATS, each unusually painted with bronze-form gu vases and formal floral arrang...

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A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS BUDDHA, seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus

Lot 42

A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS BUDDHA, seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus plinth, his hands in a form of dharmacakra mu...

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A CHINESE SILVER-METAL VASE, possibly made for the Straits Chinese market, unmarked, weighing 560gm,

Lot 43

A CHINESE SILVER-METAL VASE, possibly made for the Straits Chinese market, unmarked, weighing 560gm, the sides embossed with alternating dragon an...

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE, painted with columns of

Lot 44

A LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE, painted with columns of calligraphy and with legendary figures, 7.9in high.

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE WOODBLOCK SURIMONO BY KOSON, depicting a bird perched above a water

Lot 45

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE WOODBLOCK SURIMONO BY KOSON, depicting a bird perched above a water spout, 9.9in wide x 9.5in high.

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A PAIR OF LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN VASES, with loose ring handles, one

Lot 46

A PAIR OF LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN VASES, with loose ring handles, one vase painted with ladies and children, the other va...

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A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS BUDDHA, seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus

Lot 47

A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS BUDDHA, seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus plinth, his hands in dhyana mudra, the base w...

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A 19TH/20TH CENTURY CHINESE TURQUOISE GLAZED MONOCHROME PORCELAIN VASE, the base unglazed, 7in

Lot 48

A 19TH/20TH CENTURY CHINESE TURQUOISE GLAZED MONOCHROME PORCELAIN VASE, the base unglazed, 7in high.

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A FINE QUALITY 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE, the sides of the pear-form

Lot 49

A FINE QUALITY 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE, the sides of the pear-form body well painted with ducks in a lotus pond, t...

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A LARGE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CANTON PORCELAIN VASE, well painted with figural panels and panels of

Lot 50

A LARGE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CANTON PORCELAIN VASE, well painted with figural panels and panels of birds in garden settings, 17.4in high.

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A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A FEMALE IMMORTAL, standing in elaborately

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A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A FEMALE IMMORTAL, standing in elaborately decorated robes on a moulded scroll-form base, ...

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE WOODBLOCK SURIMONO BY ZESHIN, depicting a butterfly hovering near a

Lot 52

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE WOODBLOCK SURIMONO BY ZESHIN, depicting a butterfly hovering near a gourd, 9.8in wide x 9.4in high.

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A HORN HANDLED KNARLED WOOD WALKING STICK, the handle possibly rhino horn, the neck with an embossed

Lot 53

A HORN HANDLED KNARLED WOOD WALKING STICK, the handle possibly rhino horn, the neck with an embossed silver-metal collar, 31.8in long, the handle ...

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A GOOD QUALITY 19TH CENTURY CHINESE PAINTING ON PAPER, laid loosely on paper, depicting a bird

Lot 54

A GOOD QUALITY 19TH CENTURY CHINESE PAINTING ON PAPER, laid loosely on paper, depicting a bird perched on a blossoming branch, the painting itself...

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A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE FLAMBE GLAZED MEIPING PORCELAIN VASE, the sides applied with a streaked

Lot 55

A GOOD QUALITY CHINESE FLAMBE GLAZED MEIPING PORCELAIN VASE, the sides applied with a streaked glaze, the cafe-au-lait base with an underglaze imp...

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A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CANTON CARVED SANDALWOOD PANEL, carved in deep relief with diminutive figures

Lot 56

A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CANTON CARVED SANDALWOOD PANEL, carved in deep relief with diminutive figures on terraces, 6.75in square.

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A 19TH CENTURY FRAMED CHINESE ORANGE GROUND EMBROIDERED SILK PANEL, decorated with butterflies

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A 19TH CENTURY FRAMED CHINESE ORANGE GROUND EMBROIDERED SILK PANEL, decorated with butterflies encircling a bat, ruyi and Shou bordered roundel of...

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A PERSIAN PAINTING ON PAPER, unframed and with gilt highlights, possibly early, depicting a group of

Lot 58

A PERSIAN PAINTING ON PAPER, unframed and with gilt highlights, possibly early, depicting a group of merchants and customers, 9.1in x 6.3in.

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A PAIR OF FINE QUALITY JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD PAINTINGS ON PAPER, circa 1900, depicting a

Lot 59

A PAIR OF FINE QUALITY JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD PAINTINGS ON PAPER, circa 1900, depicting a mythological and a legendary scene, a few details in gilt...

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A 19TH/20TH CENTURY CHINESE RUYI FORM JADE PENDANT, with incised characters, 2.25in wide & 1.6in

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A 19TH/20TH CENTURY CHINESE RUYI FORM JADE PENDANT, with incised characters, 2.25in wide & 1.6in high.

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