2007 Fall Select Auction

The Orient

457. Paul Jacoulet, France, 1902-1960, La Corbeille de Nefles, Chinese nun with fan, woodblock print, 15" x 11.5", pencil signed, red chop stamp to front, numbered 264/350 on back. Full sheet size is 19" x 13.5", does not appear trimmed, minor foxing to sky, watermark with JP cipher and Asian characters. 1,000-1,500
458. Paul Jacoulet, France, 1902-1960, Pecheur de Sawara, Japanese fisher man, woodblock print, 15" x 11.5", pencil signed, Mandarin duck stamp to front, numbered 264/350 on back. Full sheet size is 18.5" x 14.25", 0.5" x 0.25" sliver cut from bottom of sheet below matting, pinhole to lower left of green floor area, watermark with JP cipher and Asian characters. 500-700
459. Paul Jacoulet, France, 1902-1960, lot of two: Le Fils Qui Vient de Perdre Son Pere, Seoul, woodblock print, 15.5" x 12", pencil signed, red leaf stamp to front, numbered 193/350 on back, full sheet size 18.5" x 14.25", 1" x 0.25" sliver cut from bottom of sheet, faint foxing as evidence of former matting, watermark with JP cipher and Asian characters. Longevite Coree-Moppo, old man with deer, woodblock print, 15.5" x 12", pencil signed, red blossom stamp to front, numbered 257/350 on back, full sheet size 18.5" 14", 0.75" x 0.25" sliver cut from bottom of sheet, faint foxing and old tape stain, watermark with JP cipher and Asian characters. 600-800
456. Bronze usubata vase with mounted elephant heads, engraved Greek key and Chinese character decorations to stem over bulbous lower stem, wide rim, mark to base has been removed, 12.75"h x 14.5"d, minor scratches. 500-700
43. Pair of Sampson Chinese porcelain lamps on French ormolu bases, ribbed vases with floral decorations and gold linear accents, dolphin footed base with reticulated bottom section, porcelain is 12"h, one ormolu base is bent. 600-800
48. Early 19th century Korean chest, great brass hardware, interior has three drawers over storage compartment, rich red-brown painted exterior, unusual slot-locking mechanism, 27"h x 34"w x 16.5"d. 800-1,200
464. 19th century Chinese folding garden seat, pierce carved back, original leather seat, applied metal medallion bracings, 41"h x 33"w x 18"d, missing one medallion, good old paint and patina. 600-800
460. Imari center bowl, late 19th to early 20th century, stylized blue fingers and multi hued blossoms on white background to bowl, rim decorated with flying griffins and dragons with textured scales, interlocking medallion designs to side, uneven bowl surface, unmarked, excellent condition with expected wear to gold, one glaze pop to rim, 18.5"d x 4.25"h. 400-600
466. Unusual cloisonne vase lamp, underwater scene with two swimming koi fish between rows of multi colored coral with large blossom and leafy stem floating at the top, dark red upper and bottom areas in stunning contrast to gray underwater field, with blue and gray stylized wave bands at top and bottom edges, 12", atop teak stand, several spider lines to bottom of sides, probably early 20th century. 400-600
461. Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), Japan, 1786-1865, Diptych interior scene with family and servant, woodblock print, Toyokuni ga signature, 14" x 19", several small punctures, not examined out of frame. 300-500
462. Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), Japan, 1786-1865, Triptych of three samurai and one geisha, woodblock print, Toyokuni ga signature, 13.25" x 27", several small punctures, some fading, not examined out of frame. 300-500
465. Japanese picnic basket, three stacking boxes and lid, lacquered wood and wicker, sides and top with carved decorations of animals, flower arrangements and gardens. Wood handle with brass mounted upper handle in rich brown patina with dragon faces, side supports finely pierce carved with animals and people, brass mountings. 20th century, very good condition, 23"h x 14" x 14". 300-500
467. Chinese bronze vase, deep relief decoration of dragon breathing fire, neck in relief decoration of cherry blossoms and branch handles, 15", converted to lamp, excellent condition. 200-400
472. Keiko Minami, Japan, 1911-2004, Modernist image of two birds in tree, woodblock print, 13.25" x 11.5", pencil signed. 200-400
473. Keiko Minami, Japan, 1911-2004, Modernist image of castle and bird, woodblock print, 14.25" x 11", pencil signed. 200-400
469. Pair of 19th century Peking glass bowls, mustard color, each finely carved in relief with people and animals among trees and mountains, both bowls have the same scene carved as mirror images of each other, 2.75"h x 6.25"d, excellent condition. 200-300
470. Pair c.1820-50 Ch'ing Dynasty blue and white bowls with five-toed dragon motifs, Tao Kuang mark to each base, 3.25"h x 6.75"d, excellent condition, formerly exhibited at the Dayton Art Institute. Sells with six Imari blue and white plates, each decorated with trees, huts, rooster, hen and chicks, 7", excellent condition. 200-300
474. Woodblock print of two women, 19" x 13", old paper label to back reads: Maid bringing a candle to her mistress, Chinese, by Yu Chih Ling, AD 1684. 200-300
463. Early 19th century Chinese Kong-style tea table, 12"h x 33"w x 20"d. 200-400
468. Oriental table top screen, rosewood panel with applied soapstone carvings drops into base, stone carvings include rooster with vase on back, elephant on stand, cherries with leaves, and large vase with flowers, reverse of panel has gold painted blossoms with butterfly, 25"h x 16"w, excellent condition. 200-300
471. Lot of two Cloisonne. Covered vase, early 20th century, black background with blossoms in red, pink, blue and yellow with green leaves, 4"h x 5"d, loss to enamel on finial. Flip lid box, early 20th century, white cherry branches with fruit and blossoms against pale blue background, three section green interior, 1.75"h x 7.5"w x 3.25"d, small losses to back. 200-300

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