Eldred's Asian Arts at Auction

Thu May 02, 2013 10:00AM - Fri May 03, 2013 10:00AM
1483 Rt. 6A, P.O. Box 796,
East Dennis, MA

ASIAN ARTS AT AUCTION Thursday, May 2nd and Friday, May 3rd at 10:00 a.m. Exhibition: Wednesday, May 1st, 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m and mornings of each sale, 8:45-9:45 am. May 2nd begins with Japanese arts: netsuke from a local collection, Satsuma by Kinkozan and others, Imari, sword furniture, bronzes, cloisonné, carvings, prints by Utamaro, Eishi, Junichiro Sekino, Paul Jacoulet and others and continues with Chinese porcelains: a wide assortment of polychromes, monochromes, blue and white ware, tomb potteries, and Song and Liao pieces. Chinese bronzes include Sino Tibetan, early vessels and mirrors, Ming vessels and figures. Also featured: glass, ivory and sculpture. May 3rd continues with more Chinese arts: snuff bottles in porcelain, glass, jade, and agate, and a superb collection of jades including a 16” covered white vase, a white double vase, several well-carved mountains, gray water buffalo, spinach green meiping vase, black and white horse, green elephant; as well as a pair of celadon cricket cages, yellow mountain, double dragon seal, jadeite covered vase, hanging vase, white rat carving. Small jades include a two-part white belt buckle, numerous pendants and fingering pieces. Soapstone, coral and crystal pieces are also featured. Also: cloisonné enamel includes late 18 th Century table screen, pair of 20” deer decorated vases, pair of 18 th Century footed bowls and pair of pricket candlesticks. Also: a wine cup, a carved figure of a lohan, a Burmese figure of Buddha, and Korean ceramics including an octagonal whiteware ewer. Paintings include two important oil paintings by Fernando Amorsalo, a scroll painting attributed to Xiangcai Li, an 18 th /19 th Century painting of a woman, a framed bird paining by Li Ji, and several fine fan paintings. Furniture: finely embroidered blackwood screen, a huang huali wood table, red, black and gold lacquer cabinet, hardwood and rattan bed, cherry desk, and two-drawer hardwood table. Scholar’s items include scroll weights, brush pots, brush rests and more. Details available at www.eldreds.com. 18% buyer’s premium, 21% online through artfact live. Preregistration required. Credit cards are not accepted. 18% Buyer’s Premium ~ Catalog: $ 50.00 by mail (MA tax, $ 2.50) On-line bidding available for this sale through “Artfact Live!” at www.artfact.com with an 21% buyer’s premium. Preregistration required. ROBERT C. ELDRED CO., INC. 1483 Rt. 6A, P.O. Box 796, E. Dennis, MA 02641 (508) 385-3116 www.eldreds.com MA Lic. #155


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