Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Haslemere, Surrey, United Kingdom
DoneWed, Apr 26, 2017 1:00 PM GMT
Oriental Ceramics & Works of Art
AN AUCTION OF THE MAURICE COLLIS COLLECTION OF CHINESE ART, & OTHER VENDORS, Lots 1 to 192 of the Collis Collection starting at 2pm, followed by Lots 201 to 310 from Other Vendors starting at approx. 3.30pm. The Collis Collection including a wide range of early and later Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art collected mainly in Burma in the 1930?s and London in the 1940's and 50?s, Maurice Collis having been a magistrate in Burma for a number of years. Items include good early Song and Ming wares, Qianlong, Jiaqing & Guangxu Mark & Period items, other good 18th & 19th Century porcelain, Bronze Mirrors and early Cloisonne, Kangxi Blue & White etc etc. Collis sale followed by a sale of Other Vendors items including a Fine 18th/19th Century Gold Splash Fanghu Bronze Vase and Cover that was previously the property of an American museum. The images for certain lots from the Collis Collection include an image of Maurice Collis’s original typewritten notes regarding the item. The original notes do not form part of these lots and any attributions made in them are Collis’s opinions only and may in some instances differ from the catalogue description. The catalogue description forms the basis upon which the lot is offered for sale.