DoneSat, Feb 28, 2015 1:00 PM EST
Palmetto, FL, USA
Collection of Fine Asian Art and Antiques
Included in the auction is a Chinese collection originally from the Stryker Collection of very rare and unusual Kangxi and Yongzheng period tea bowls and saucers. In addition to the important pieces of Chinese porcelain dating from the Song to the Qing Dynasty,there is a fabulous pair of yellow ground grisaille decorated vases from the reign of the Chinese Emperor Dowager Cixi(1861-1908)with having the iron-red Dayazhai character mark enclosed within an oval medallion with a dragon border. Also up for auction is a Chinese Large Ruyi Shaped Hongmu and Zitan Box containing 3 parts. This is from part of a notable Midwestern professor's personal collection which includes not only magnificent Chinese porcelains but Two volumes of Qing diaries by Qixiu from the period of 1900-1901, describing life of Qing court including contacts with the Dowager Empress.There will also be numerous textiles including rank badges and Chinese paintings.