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Absentee bids accepted until Thursday, 23 May 2024

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

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Lots per page:

Total lots: 271

Lot Title Estimate Hammer price
1 A PAIR OF CHINESE HUANGHUALI DRUM STOOLS
late Qing dynasty, of lobed circular section, each with four ring handles to the body and on five out-turned feet, 42cm high (2)

Note: These are comparable to the Ming dynasty drum stools common in…
£300 - £500 £1,800 View
2 A CHINESE HARDWOOD ARMCHAIR CHAIR
with scrolled back rail and stepped arms, the back splat with a carved central panel with courtier and attendant flanked by a pierced panel above and below, the rectangular seat terminating with…
£200 - £400 - View
3 A CHINESE HARDWOOD ARMCHAIR
with yoke back back rail and curvaceous arms, curved splat carved with a village in a mountainous backdrop, the rectangular seat with pierced fretwork beneath, terminating on geometric stretchers and…
£200 - £400 - View
4 A PAIR OF HUALI-WOOD DISPLAY CABINETS
20th century, the rectangular tiers with fret pierced galleries, each centred by a pair of drawers carved with confronting dragons, 175cm high x 86cm wide x 31cm deep (2)
£500 - £1,000 - View
5 A CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER
bearing a Xuande mark to the base however Qing dynasty, the body decorated with three panels of scrolling foliage, 10cm high x 18.5cm wide
£300 - £500 £320 View
6 A PAIR OF CHINESE BRONZE CENSERS
each bearing Xuande mark to the base however Qing dynasty, with loop handles and tripod base, 5cm high x 7.5cm wide (2)
£100 - £200 £110 View
7 A CHINESE BRONZE BOWL
bearing six character Xuande mark to the base, of circular section with pierced handles to the shoulders, 7.5cm high x 13cm wide
£50 - £100 £360 View
8 A CHINESE BRONZE "JUN" VESSEL
with archaistic decoration including masks and scrollwork, the body with some malachite-coloured encrustation, 24cm high
£300 - £500 - View
9 A CHINESE BRONZE COIN
20th century, one side carved in relief with phoenix and dragon, the other side with four characters, 13.5cm diameter, on a wooden stand
£100 - £200 £60 View
10 A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHA
seated in dhyanasana with his hands folded in uttarabodhi mudra, with curled hair with blue pigments rising to domed ushnisha topped by a jewel, raised on lotus base, 25cm high

Provenance: An…
£8,000 - £12,000 - View
11 A GILT-BRONZE SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA
Ming dynasty or later, seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus pedestal, holding the right hand in bhumisparsha mudra and the left in dhyana mudra, incised decoration and remnants of red paint to the…
£8,000 - £12,000 - View
12 A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHA
early Ming or later, the Deity seated on a lotus-leaf base with finely chased beaded borders, the hair patinated bronze in contrast with the gilt, 38.5cm high
£5,000 - £8,000 £5,000 View
13 A CHINESE "DRAGON" EWER
gold coloured metal, probably early Ming, with a chained cover and a simple loop handle, the cover, neck and shoulders chased with five clawed dragons amidst cloudscrolls, on a patinated ground, the…
£15,000 - £20,000 - View
14 A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER COFFEE POT
impressed marks to the underside for makers Jiu Jiang and Tu Mao Xing, one side decorated in relief with a tree, birds and foliage, the bamboo effect handle with ivory insulators, 22cm high

Ivory…
£800 - £1,200 - View
15 A CHINESE EXPORT PIERCED WHITE METAL BOWL
late 19th century, stamped with 'KC' to the underside and a character mark, with four-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls across the sky, in high relief, raised on simple circular foot,17cm diameter
£300 - £500 £320 View
16 A GROUP OF THREE CHINESE WHITE METAL VESSELS
including two cups, both marked to the underside, 10cm and 9.5cm high, and a lidded box, similarly marked to the underside, 6cm high
£80 - £150 £340 View
17 A PAIR OF CHINESE GILT METAL NAIL GUARDS
each bearing character marks, worked in relief with insects, fish and flowers, 8.5cm high; together with another white metal example, similarly with impressed character mark, 5.5cm high (3)
£100 - £200 £60 View
18 A CHINESE WHITE METAL MODEL OF A HORSE AND CART
marked to the underside of the carriage, 10cm long, boxed; together with a small Chinese model of a table, 2cm high; a salt, in the form of a shoe, 8cm long; and a napkin ring (4)

Provenance: Thomas…
£100 - £200 £100 View
19 A THREE-PIECE WHITE METAL TEA SERVICE
Thailand, late 19th or early 20th century, comprising: a teapot, 18cm high, a cream jug, 9cm high, and an open sugar bowl, 9cm high, all adorned with repousse deities, and mythical beasts, the…
£200 - £400 £460 View
20 A COLLECTION OF CHINESE CLOISONNE VESSELS
19th century and later, including an apple shaped box and cover, a small vase of brown ground with wirework flowers, 8cm high, two gold-ground eggs, a hexagonal jar and cover with figural panels,…
£50 - £100 £50 View
21 AN IMPRESSIVE CHINESE CLOISONNÉ FISH BOWL
late Qing, the blue interior decorated with archaistic taotie masks, the motif repeated to the exterior within conforming bands at the shoulders and base, 33cm high x 49cm wide
£1,500 - £2,500 - View
22 A CHINESE CLOISONNÉ STEM CUP
decorated with stylised lotus flowers on a turquoise ground, within a formalised border of scrolls and lappets, the base with an incised four character Qianlong mark enclosed by a double square, the…
£1,000 - £2,000 £4,000 View
23 A CHINESE CLOISONNE BOTTLE VASE
Qing dynasty, decorated with imperial dragons chasing a pearl against a pink ground, 24cm high, on an associated turned wood stand

Provenance: Thomas Child (1841 – 1898) was a pioneering…
£80 - £150 £160 View
24 A CHINESE CLOISONNE MOON FLASK
Qing, decorated with peonies against a blue ground, with bronze handles to the shoulders in the form of qilin, 55.5cm high x 40cm wide

Provenance: Thomas Child (1841 – 1898) was a pioneering…
£2,000 - £4,000 £2,600 View

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