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Chinese 1600’s Qing Kangxi Hawthorne Plum Prunus Blue White Porcelain Vase Chinese 1600’s Qing Kangxi Hawthorne Plum Prunus Blue White Porcelain Vase Chinese 1600’s Qing Kangxi Hawthorne Plum Prunus Blue White Porcelain Vase

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Chinese 1600’s Qing Kangxi Hawthorne Plum Prunus Blue White Porcelain Vase

June 20, 2014 by Estate Auctions Inc.

Chinese 1600’s Qing Kangxi Hawthorne Plum Prunus Blue White Porcelain Vase yqz
18 in Tall Ex Museum Collection Bergen Auction Ending (Jun 30, 2014 18:32:01 PDT) http://yqz.me/Vase_Chinese_1600

China, late 1600’s early 1700’s. Qing Kangxi Hawthorne Plum Prunus Blue White Porcelain Vase Ex Museum Coll. Bergen. Of baluster form with a very

Chinese 1600's Qing Kangxi Hawthorne Plum Prunus Blue White Porcelain Vase

Chinese 1600’s Qing Kangxi Hawthorne Plum Prunus Blue White Porcelain Vase

high rounded shoulder and straight tapering body to a hidden footring, the mouth relatively wide and with a flaring rim. The body covered with a cracked ice pattern reserving prunus branches and blossoms. Base marked with a double blue ring. Kangxi period, 1662 – 1722. Ex Collection Munthe and formerly in the Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum (West Norway Museum of Applied Art), Bergen, Norway. The collection of the General Johan Wilhelm Normann Munthe (1864 – 1935) and by descent through the family, sold previously in the 26OCT01 sale of the Munthe Collection . found in a museum publication – “The largest collection of Chinese art in Norway numbers some 2,500 items in the fields of sculpture, painting, bronzes, jades, ceramics and textiles …. magnificent collection is the work of General Johan Wilhelm Normann Munthe who spent most of his life in China from 1886 – 1935. His career was both adventurous and impressive starting in the International Maritime Customs Service at the age of 22 and culminating in his position as a Chinese general and trusted advisory to Yuan Shikai, the first president of the New Republic of China {self proclaimed Emperor Hongxian}. Shabby Chic Condition with Damage to the neck may require more professional restoration. Clean breaks (see photos). It measures approx. 17 1/2″ tall.

For those not familiar with Anthony Lee here is his bio: Anthony M. Lee is an institutional, market and collection consultant specializing in the arts of China, Japan, Korea, Himalayan Kingdoms, South and Southeast Asia. Starting as a salesperson at age 14 in Chinese antiques in a family business, he went on to university studies in Asian arts, as well as receiving his licenses in tea ceremony, with further studies of ceramics and religious art over eight years in Japan. For several years he was an associate dealer with Sotheby’s online site and consultant with various auction houses and museums. Anthony has acted as consultant to over 20 museums, government agencies and trusts including the largest museums in Canada and the US, as well as major collectors, dealers, insurance and transportation companies worldwide.

He is considered by many to be one of the foremost experts in the world in Asian Art & Artifacts.

Anthony Lee started a website ages ago called Asianart. It is a place to post photos of your items and have experts identify them for you. (You can still post things there and folks will help you.) He no longer moderates it and identifies things for us as here on eBay as an old friend.

Amazing Colors…Thanka Thangka Painting

April 17, 2014 by Estate Auctions Inc.

Buddha Dalai Lama Lineage Tsongkhapa Gelug School Thanka Thangka Painting yqz

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Tibet Late 1800’s Early 1900’s 24″ x 32″

Tibet, late 1800’s early 1900’s. Buddha Buddhist Dalai Lama Lineage Tsongkhapa Gelug School Thanka Thangka Painting. Tempera and ink on prepared cotton thangka centering on a large image of the Patriarch of the Yellow Hat lamaist Buddhist school (Gelugpa) from which the Dalai Lama lineage is drawn, and showing the master’s Buddha nature. Seated in virasana (lotus position) on a wide lotus base with red and green petals and surrounded by a red body aureole with floral design and a green mandorla (halo) behind his head. The body of the master in bright orange and red to show intensity and his kasaya robes covered in Buddhas and Boddhisattvas notably Sadaksari (6 syllable seed) at the base where his legs cross and again at his upper left from a lotus whose stem he holds, the opposite lotus with Sakyamuni (the historical Buddha) and in his yellow hat peak Ekadasamukha Avalokiteshvara (13 headed eight armed emanation of Lokesvara Boddhisattva – Boddhisattva of Compassion) which is also him and the Dalai Lama in incarnation. The field of the red aureole and above with further Buddhas and Boddhisattvas in landscapes and the halo populated with apsrasas (angels) with sacred scarves. The front ground with Dakini (sky-walkers) and two bongo figures. Extensive wear and rubbing on the edges (particularly left side). Colours generally good and minimal smoke damage. It measures approx. 24″ x 32″ and will be shipped rolled.

For those not familiar with Anthony Lee here is his bio: Anthony M. Lee is an institutional, market and collection consultant specializing in the arts of China, Japan, Korea, Himalayan Kingdoms, South and Southeast Asia. Starting as a salesperson at age 14 in Chinese antiques in a family business, he went on to university studies in Asian arts, as well as receiving his licenses in tea ceremony, with further studies of ceramics and religious art over eight years in Japan. For several years he was an associate dealer with Sotheby’s online site and consultant with various auction houses and museums. Anthony has acted as consultant to over 20 museums, government agencies and trusts including the largest museums in Canada and the US, as well as major collectors, dealers, insurance and transportation companies worldwide.

He is considered by many to be one of the foremost experts in the world in Asian Art & Artifacts.

Anthony Lee started a website ages ago called Asianart. It is a place to post photos of your items and have experts identify them for you. (You can still post things there and folks will help you.) He no longer moderates it and identifies things for us as here on eBay as an old friend.

1000’s – 1100’s Rare Northern Song Yaozhou Celadon Small Bowl

April 16, 2014 by Estate Auctions Inc.

1000’s – 1100’s Rare Northern Song Yaozhou Celadon Small Bowl

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Chinese Molded Design of Three Leaf Roundels Auction Start next week

China, 1000 – 1100’s. Rare Northern Song Yaozhou Celadon Small Bowl Molded Pattern. Of shallow flattened bottom form with slightly everted rim, the foot wide and unglazed, the interior with impressed moulded design of three leaf roundels of bifurcated leaves set in repeating pattern of leaves and tendril chain around the border. The olive green glaze pooling to dark in the deeper areas of the impression, lightest at the rim and with brown spotting at the rim. Two glaze chips at the rim (see photos). It measures approx. 5″ x 1 3/4″ high.

For those not familiar with Anthony Lee here is his bio: Anthony M. Lee is an institutional, market and collection consultant specializing in the arts of China, Japan, Korea, Himalayan Kingdoms, South and Southeast Asia. Starting as a salesperson at age 14 in Chinese antiques in a family business, he went on to university studies in Asian arts, as well as receiving his licenses in tea ceremony, with further studies of ceramics and religious art over eight years in Japan. For several years he was an associate dealer with Sotheby’s online site and consultant with various auction houses and museums. Anthony has acted as consultant to over 20 museums, government agencies and trusts including the largest museums in Canada and the US, as well as major collectors, dealers, insurance and transportation companies worldwide.

He is considered by many to be one of the foremost experts in the world in Asian Art & Artifacts.

Anthony Lee started a website ages ago called Asianart. It is a place to post photos of your items and have experts identify them for you. (You can still post things there and folks will help you.) He no longer moderates it and identifies things for us as here on eBay as an old friend.

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