Chinese jadeite carvings highlight I.M. Chait auction Nov. 23

Fine Chinese lavender jadeite Guanyin group, 18 3/4 inches high. Estimate: $15,000–$25,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Fine Chinese lavender jadeite Guanyin group, 18 3/4 inches high. Estimate: $15,000–$25,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – A large collection of fine Chinese jadeite carvings from the estate of Los Angeles developer Charles H. Lundquist is one of the many highlights of an I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers’s sale on Sunday, Nov. 23. Internet live bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com.

Also featured in the auction will be:

– A collection of important huanghuali wood furniture including tables, chairs and cabinets from a prominent local collection;

– Carved jade jewelry; and numerous Antique Chinese jade toggles from Pennsylvania and Los Angeles collections;

– Fine calligraphy scrolls from estate of Irving Groupp;

– A group of hand-colored lithographs from a Palos Verdes, Calif., estate;

– Fine gemstone carvings including works by lapidary masters Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio and Peter Müller;

– Massive Chinese bronzes and carved stone statues from an East Coast collection;

– Fine precious gem jewelry and snuff bottles from a Beverly Hills collection

– Chinese dynastic pottery from the collections of Andrew and Karen Goldstein, and Thomas Williams;

– Large Chinese cloisonné pieces from the collection of Dr. Gerald and Christina Sugarman.

For details phone I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers at 310-285-0182 or email chait@chait.com.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Fine Chinese lavender jadeite Guanyin group, 18 3/4 inches high. Estimate: $15,000–$25,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Fine Chinese lavender jadeite Guanyin group, 18 3/4 inches high. Estimate: $15,000–$25,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Pair of Chinese gilt bronze Guanyin figures, 49 1/2 inches each. Estimates: $15,000–$20,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Pair of Chinese gilt bronze Guanyin figures, 49 1/2 inches each. Estimates: $15,000–$20,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Oil portrait painting by Lee Man Fong (Indonesian-Chinese 1913-1988), oil on board, 23 1/2 in. x 17 1/2 in., framed. Estimate: $25,000–$35,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Oil portrait painting by Lee Man Fong (Indonesian-Chinese 1913-1988), oil on board, 23 1/2 in. x 17 1/2 in., framed. Estimate: $25,000–$35,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Study by Franz Kline (American, 1910–1962), untitled 1956 ink on paper, 9 3/4 in. x 12 3/4 in., framed. Estimate: $30,000–$50,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Study by Franz Kline (American, 1910–1962), untitled 1956 ink on paper, 9 3/4 in. x 12 3/4 in., framed. Estimate: $30,000–$50,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Tanzanian ruby Ferrari F1 scale model by Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio, with Russian obsidian (tires, chassis and engine), rock crystal from Madagascar (base and windshield) and gold vermeil (all metalwork). Estimate: $250,000–$350,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.

Tanzanian ruby Ferrari F1 scale model by Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio, with Russian obsidian (tires, chassis and engine), rock crystal from Madagascar (base and windshield) and gold vermeil (all metalwork). Estimate: $250,000–$350,000. I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers image.