December 6, 2016 - Important Chinese Objects

Including Selections from the Collection of Andrew F. Chandler

Lot# 2001 A 19th century Chinese figure of Manjushri

Qing dynasty, 19th century, Sino-Tibetan, inscribed verso, a gilt-bronze figure depicting the bodhisattva Manjushri seated on a lotus-form throne, centered by a flowering foliate mandorla set with five blue enameled, one green and one red glass ''stones'', raised on a stepped pierced plinth adorned with dual Pixiu, 26.25'' H x 14.25'' W x 9.5'' D, est: $20,000/30,000
*Price Realized: $19,680.00

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Lot# 2002 A 19th century Chinese Thangka painting, Guanyin

Depicting the bodhisattva Guanyin with 1000 arms, gouache and gold paint on paper laid to canvas, painted image size: 84'' H x 39.75'' W; silk fabric frame size: 89.5'' H x 46.5'' W, est: $10,000/15,000
*Price Realized: $27,675.00

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Lot# 2003 An 18th century Chinese cloisonne-enamel censer

Qianlong period, 18th century, a gilt-bronze fang ding in an archaic style, surmounted by a foo dog finial, the stepped pierced rectangular cover flanked by U-form taotie-enameled handles, atop a conforming body polychrome enameled with stylized dragons and taotie masks on a blue ground separated by raised rectangular flanges, raised overall on four curving enameled legs with lion's-head knees, 17'' H x 9.625'' W x 6.875'' D, est: $20,000/30,000
*Price Realized: $55,350.00

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Lot# 2004 18th century Chinese Imperial figure, Green Tara

Qianlong period, 18th century, Imperial workshop, of gilt metal and bronze, depicting the bodhisattva Green Tara, seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base, the right hand held in varadumudra and the left held aloft in vitarkamudra, each hand supporting an uptala lotus flanking the arms, wearing a five-point crown and adorned with turquoise and coral stones and enameled ''jewels'', backed by a repousse-decorated mandorla and raised overall on a stepped rectangular base relief-decorated with polychromed temple lions, 8.75'' H x 4.625'' W x 3.375'' D, est: $10,000/15,000
*Price Realized: $15,990.00

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Lot# 2005 An 18th century Chinese Canton Imperial censer

Qianlong period, 18th century, Canton workshop, enameled Qianlong four-character mark to underside of body, cloisonne-enameled gilt bronze, surmounted by a carved coral finial, the domed pierced scrolling foliate and dragon-adorned cover atop a clear gem-set collar above a squat bombe body flanked by lion-headed handles and cloisonne enameled with polychrome geometric motifs and flowers on a yellow ground, raised on three tapering cylindrical legs, raised on a later relief-decorated dragon-motif stand, 16.5'' H x 9.25'' W x 8'' D, est: $20,000/30,000
*Price Realized: $12,300.00

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Lot# 2006 An 18th century Chinese cloisonne candlestick

Qianlong period, 18th century, cloisonne-enameled gilt bronze, the domed quatrefoil foot decorated with polychrome scrolling foliage and flowers on a blue ground, issuing a pierced geometric bat-adorned standard supporting a quatrefoil bowl beneath a conforming bobeche, 14.125'' H x 5.375'' W x 5'' D, est: $8000/12,000
*Price Realized: $4,920.00

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Lot# 2007 An 18th century Chinese Imperial altar set

Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period, 18th century, Canton, the censer with incised six-character Qianlong mark to plaque on body, large scale, each elaborately cloisonne enameled with geometric and foliate motifs on a turquoise ground, the censer surmounted by a gilt-bronze foo dog, the pierced stepped rectangular lid over a waisted curving rectangular body flanked by S-form handles, raised on scrolled feet atop a stepped rectangular silver wire-inlaid carved zitan wood stand, the garniture comprising two squared gu vases further adorned with squared flanges and two conforming squared candlesticks, with three additional matching carved zitan wood stands, 9 pieces, each without stand: the censer: 25.5'' H x 16.125'' W x 9.625'' D; each candlestick: 22.375'' H x 8.75'' W x 8.75'' D; each vase: 22'' H x 9'' W x 9'' D, est: $100,000/150,000

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Lot# 2008 Pair late 17th/early 18th c. Chinese candlesticks

Kangxi period, late 17th/early 18th century, cloisonne-enameled gilt bronze, each Tibetan dorje shaped, with a domed foot issuing a relief-decorated figural standard supporting a lotus-form bowl cloisonne-enameled to exterior with polychrome scrolling foliage on a blue ground, one further issuing a cloisonne-enameled stem, 2 pieces, the first: 10.25'' H x 4.75'' Dia.; the second: 7.625'' H x 4.75'' Dia., est: $15,000/25,000
*Price Realized: $9,225.00

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Lot# 2009 A 16th/17th century Chinese figure of Guanyin

Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century, gilt bronze, depicted seated in lalitasana, wearing a crown centering a depiction of Amitabha Buddha and flowing robes which drape over the display surface, overall: 13.75'' H x 9.25'' W x 6.75'' D, est: $20,000/30,000
*Price Realized: $196,800.00

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