ART OF ASIA- FROM ANTIQUITY TO PRESENT DAY 2020-04-26 Auction - 337 Price Results - Apollo Art Auctions in UK
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CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRASATTVAHUGE CHINESE TANG TERRACOTTA HORSE - TL TESTEDCHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ROULEAU VASE
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London, United Kingdom
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ART OF ASIA- FROM ANTIQUITY TO PRESENT DAY

This sale takes you on a 5000-year old journey from Ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day China. Featuring Antiquities and works of art from China, India, the Holy Lands, Western and Southeast Asia. The Ancient section includes a great variety of artifacts in terracotta, stucco, bronze and stone- some fascinating Gandhara sculptures depicting Buddha and various scenes, an extraordinary collection of Chinese archaic bronzes from R. Unger collection, unique collection of TL-tested Chinese terracotta figurines and vessels. The auction also includes various objects from western Asia and the Holy Lands- rare pots from Persia, Indus Valley Idols, Mesopotamian cuneiform tablets and many others. The Auction also has a contemporary section with many beautiful porcelain, bronze and jade items: Gilded Buddhas, Qing vessels, carvings, snuff bottles, scroll paintings and many others. A one a kind auction reflecting the splendour of Asian art throughout the ages! We are members of the BNTA (British Numismatic Trading Association) and the ALR (Art Loss Register). WE ACCEPT DIRECT PAYMENTS IN ALL MAJOR CURRENCIES: BIDDERS CAN PAY IN USD, GBP AND EUR. NO RESERVE SALE IN-HOUSE PACKING AND WORLDWIDE SHIPPING FOR ALL LOTS.
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SINO-TIBETAN BRONZE GILDED BUDDHA: Ca.19th Century AD; An attractive gilt bronze seated Buddha Shakyamuni in Bhumisparsa Mudra, with its righten hand touching the lotus trone and the left hand resting on its lap holdin an alms bowl;
0350: SINO-TIBETAN BRONZE GILDED BUDDHAEst. £600-£900
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SINO-TIBETAN BRONZE GILDED TARA: Ca.19th Century AD; An exquisite bronze figure of Goddes Tara, feminine counter part of the bodhisattava of compassion Avalokiteshvara. Depicted with her right hand raised and the left hand holding a
0351: SINO-TIBETAN BRONZE GILDED TARAEst. £600-£900
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TIBETAN GILT BRONZE JEWELLED TARA: Ca.19th Century AD. A bronze figurine of Tara seated in a lotus position; depicted with downcast eyes and a gently smiling mout; the serene face is framed by a five-pointed crown, behind which is a
0352: TIBETAN GILT BRONZE JEWELLED TARAEst. £600-£900Lot Passed
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CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRASATTVA: Ca. 1700 AD or earlier; Superbly modeled and richly gilt, seated in dhyanasana with hands folded in lap holding a dorje, wearing a dhoti incised with floral motif and ornate belt, adorned with
0353: CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRASATTVAEst. £3,000-£5,000
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CHINESE BRONZE CENSER WITH DRAGONS: Ca.1368-1644; Ming dynasty or later; The tripod stands on three taotie-shaped legs, a slightly supressed globular body nicely adorned with gold splashes; two dragon heads handles on the shoulders;
0354: CHINESE BRONZE CENSER WITH DRAGONSEst. £400-£600
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CHINESE CLOISONE BRONZE CENSER: Ca.1644-1911; Qing dynasty or later. A magnificent incense burner decorated with lotus blooms and leafy scrolls using light-blue and red and yellow glass inlays (cloisonne'). The slighty compressed
0355: CHINESE CLOISONE BRONZE CENSEREst. £600-£900
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PAIR OF CHINESE IRON-RED GINGER JARS: Ca.1644-1911; Qing dynasty or later. Each jar is finely painted in shades of iron-red and with details picked out in gilt, with peonies and lotus scrolls; the decoration on the jar is set between
0356: PAIR OF CHINESE IRON-RED GINGER JARSEst. £2,000-£4,000
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CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE VASE: Ca.1644-1911; Qing dynasty or later. A beautiful "willow-leaf" thinly potted vase decorated with the famille rose palette; a long-tailed bird perched on overhanging branches suspending violet-pink
0357: CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE VASEEst. £300-£600Lot Passed
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CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ROULEAU VASE: Ca.1644-1911; Qing dynasty or later. A superb underglaze blue and white bangchuiping-type vase; a cylindrical body with slightly rounded shoulders; a cylindrical flanged neck and lobed rim;
0358: CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ROULEAU VASEEst. £600-£900
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CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE GLOBULAR DRAGON VASE: Magnificent example of blue and white "tianqiuping" vase; heavily rounded bulbous body and tall cylindrical neck; vividly painted with cobalt blue, leaving two three-clawed dragons in white on a
0360: CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE GLOBULAR DRAGON VASEEst. £1,000-£1,500
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CHINESE FAMILE VERTE VASE: Ca.1644-1911; Qing dynasty or earlier. An attractive pear-shaped famille verte porcelain vase supported on a slightly splayed foot, finely decorated with lotus scrolls and phoenix on the body; the
0361: CHINESE FAMILE VERTE VASEEst. £600-£900
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CHINESE PORCELAIN GUANYIN FIGURE: Ca.1644-1911; Qing dynasty or later. This superb porcelain figurine shows the bodhisattva of compassion, seated on a double-lotus base with the right knee raised and the left leg crossed before the
0362: CHINESE PORCELAIN GUANYIN FIGUREEst. £400-£600
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CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN PLATE: Qing dynasty; Kangxi period (1662-1722AD); An interesting blue and white glazed ceramic plate with a central panel depicting a grasshoper perched amongst flowering plants; panels of flowers and
0364: CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN PLATEEst. £200-£300
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CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN PLATES: Qing dynasty; Kangxi period (1662-1722AD); A pair of two thinly potted blue and white saucers found in the "Blue Chrysanthemum" shipwreck; eight panels with floral patterns adorning the cavetto and
0366: CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN PLATESEst. £300-£500
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CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN PLATES: Qing dynasty; Kangxi period (1662-1722AD); This fantastic set of two blue and white small plates with scalloped rims is embellished with peonies, chrysanthemums and birds resting on leafy branches.
0367: CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN PLATESEst. £300-£500
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CHINES BLUE AND WHITE HEXAGONAL PLATES: Qing dynasty; Kangxi period (1662-1722AD); This attractive set of Chinese export porcelain saucers is nicely painted with scenes of a Chinese traditional river landscape; the central decoration is
0368: CHINES BLUE AND WHITE HEXAGONAL PLATESEst. £300-£500
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CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN PLATE: Qing dynasty; Kangxi period (1662-1722AD); A nice blue and white sall saucer with scalloped rim to imitate the shape of a flower; finely painted with two birds on a flowery sprig in the central part,
0369: CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN PLATEEst. £200-£300
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PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BOWLS: Qing dynasty; Kangxi period (1662-1722AD); A pair of beautiful blue and white tea cups found in the Blue Chrysamthemum wreck; thinly potted feauturing floral decorations and two phoenix, symbols of
0370: PAIR OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BOWLSEst. £300-£500
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CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOWL: Qing dynasty; Kangxi period (1662-1722AD); Found in the "Blue Chrysanthemum" shipwreck, this finely decorated tea cup has a barbed rim and bell-shaped body embellished with scenes of a traditional
0371: CHINESE QING BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOWLEst. £200-£300
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