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Auction date Thursday, 23 May 2024 10:30 - 17:30 BST

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of 12

Lots per page:

Total lots: 271

Lot 49 Sold
A CHINESE INK STONE
carved in relief with a scholar and incised with script, eight character mark to the base, 9.5cm high; together with another similar ink stone, carved with cockerel and scripture to the base, 12.5cm long (2)
Hammer price: £90
Estimate: £100 - £200
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 50 Unsold
A CHINESE AMBER RABBIT
late 19th/early 20th century, carved naturistically with ears back, 7cm long
Estimate: £100 - £200
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 51 Sold
A CHINESE CARVED AGATE FIGURE OF A RECLINING SCRIBE
20th century, 8cm high x 9.5cm wide, on a hardwood base

Provenance: Sir Richard Evans, Ambassador to China, and thence by descent.
Hammer price: £60
Estimate: £50 - £100
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 52 Sold
A CHINESE CARVED HARDWOOD FIGURE OF SHOULAO
Qing dynasty, early 20th Century, 39cm high
Hammer price: £70
Estimate: £80 - £150
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 53 Sold
A CHINESE CARVED WOODEN TWO-TOED TOAD WITH GLASS EYES
20th century, 16cm long; together with a Thai carving of deities in a grotto with reclining deer, 20cm high; and a naive dark wood box and cover embellished with carved leaves, 21.5cm long (3)

Provenance: The collection of R P & P Gray, Bridport, Dorset.
Hammer price: £80
Estimate: £50 - £100
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 54 Unsold
TWO CHINESE TRAYS
early 20th century, the first with lip inlaid with mother of pearl prunus, 64cm long x 49.5cm, the second of burgundy lacquer with two high relief golden peacocks amongst peonies, 51cm x 51cm; together with an inlaid mother of pearl table top with landscape scene of farmers amongst rocky outcrops, 43.5cm x 63cm (3)

Provenance: The collection of R P & P Gray, Bridport, Dorset.
Estimate: £200 - £400
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 55 Sold
A CHINESE HARDWOOD TABLE SCREEN
inset to one side with a cloisonné panel inlaid with a central shou motif and further auspicious symbols carved in hardstones, the reverse side inset with a lacquer scene depicting pagodas in a mountainous landscape, raised on a pierced and foliate carved base, 42cm high x 37cm wide overall, the panel 22cm square
Hammer price: £750
Estimate: £400 - £600
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 56 Unsold
A CHINESE HARDWOOD STAND
18th/19th century, of circular section with turned rim, petal moulded base and ruyi head shaped feet, 7.5cm high x 21cm diameter
Estimate: £100 - £200
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 57 Sold
A SET OF FOUR CHINESE WROUGHT IRON PANELS
19th/early 20th century, each with botanical subject in ebonised wood frames, 66cm x 23cm (4)
Hammer price: £90
Estimate: £100 - £200
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 58 Unsold
ZHAO ZIYONG (1793-1846)
a Chinese scroll painting, signed upper left, with ink character marks and red seal marks, depicting crabs amongst foliage, the image 92cm x 47cm

Provenance: Acquired from Duke's, 14th September 2017, lot 395.
Estimate: £500 - £800
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 59 Unsold
BY OR AFTER QUI YING (1495-1552)
inscribed, signed and sealed, ink and colour on silk, depicting three scholars and attendants within a garden landscape, mounted on a hanging scroll, 90cm x 41cm

Provenance: Acquired from Duke's, Asian Art, 22nd May 2015, Lot 407.
Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 60 Unsold
A CHINESE SCROLL PAINTING
signed in ink 'Yu Chun', sealed, ink on silk, a mountainous landscape with a village to the foreground, the image 29cm x 42cm

Provenance: Acquired from Duke's, 30th July 2015, lot 586.
Estimate: £100 - £200
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 61 Unsold
A CHINESE ANCESTOR PAINTING
20th century, on canvas, 76cm x 38cm
Estimate: £100 - £200
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 62 Unsold
AFTER XU BEIHONG (1895-1953) A portrait of a cockerel
ink and watercolour, signed lower left, 47cm x 40cm
Estimate: £500 - £1,000
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 63 Unsold
ATTRIBUTED TO JIANG SING TINGXI (1669-1730) Mandarin Ducks amidst foliage
scroll painting, bears signature upper right, 100cm x 39cm, gilt frame; together with a small accompanying plaque
Estimate: £500 - £1,000
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 64 Unsold
ZHOU PEI CHUN (1880-190) A wedding and a funeral procession
both signed lower left, ink and watercolour on silk, both 31cm x 66cm (2)
Estimate: £300 - £600
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 65 Unsold
STYLE OF ZHANG DING (1917-2010) Two village scenes
one with doorway and cart to foreground, the other with figures descending from the hillside, watercolours bearing seal marks, 44cm x 32cm and 32cm x 44cm respectively
Estimate: £300 - £500
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 66 Unsold
A CHINESE PORTRAIT OF A LADY
Republic period, watercolour on silk, a seal mark lower right, 76cm x 44cm; together with a portrait of a gentleman, photographic print on paper, 93cm x 44cm; and a tiger in a landscape, photographic print on paper, 75cm x 44cm (3)
Estimate: £50 - £100
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 67 Sold
CHINESE SCHOOL, 20TH CENTURY A river landscape
watercolour on paper, signed and inscribed, 90cm x 46cm; together with a collection of further watercolours on paper (a lot)
Hammer price: £30
Estimate: £50 - £100
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 67a Sold
SIX CHINESE PITH PAINTINGS
Qing Dynasty, watercolour on rice paper, a pair including an emperor with sceptre and empress with kingfisher headdress, each 19cm long, a butterfly amongst flowers, 21.5cm long, and three depicting festivals including Qixi, the largest 28cm
Hammer price: £180
Estimate: £100 - £200
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 68 Unsold
ZHAO BO (b. 1974) Street scene with numerous figures
signed lower right, oil on canvas, 148.5cm x 148.5cm (unframed on stretcher)

Provenance: Acquired from Chinese Contemporary, Beijing, New York, and London, 2001.
Note: Zhao Bo was born in 1974 in Chongqing, Sichuan province, China. He graduated from the Sichuan…
Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 69 Unsold
A CHINESE ANCESTOR PAINTING
20th century, on canvas, depicting eight figures seated in an interior, the image 118cm x 74cm

Provenance: Acquired from Lawrences, 20th January 2012, lot 1718.
Estimate: £150 - £250
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 70 Unsold
A CHINESE TANG DYNASTY HORSE AND RIDER
the horse figured prancing with right foreleg raise, the female rider seated with hands outstretched to the reins, remnants of coloured pigments apparent, 31cm high overall

Provenance: A private Dorset collection of Tang.
Acquired from Brian Page Antiques, August 2004, receipt present.
Estimate: £400 - £800
23 May 2024
23 May 2024
Lot 71 Sold
A CHINESE TANG DYNASTY HORSE
figured naturistically with neck outstretched and well-defined musculature, the body with a cream-coloured pigment and the tail and eyes highlighted in black, 34cm high x 48cm long

Accompanied by an Oxford Thermoluminescence Report.

Provenance: A private Dorset collection of Tang.
Hammer price: £800
Estimate: £800 - £1,500
23 May 2024
23 May 2024

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