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Name April 25 & 26, 2012 - The Historic Chinqua Penn Auction
Date(s) Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - Thursday, April 26 2012
Location Greensboro Coliseum Complex: Special Events Center, West Wing
1921 West Lee Street

Greensboro, NC United States of America
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1Chinese Porcelain Wucai Bowl with six character mark to underside of foot, decorated in overglaze red, green and blue enamels, with hardwood stand.
2 1/8 x 4 in.
Hairline; crazing to glaze; two shallow flakes to interior of foot rim.
400.00 USD

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2Pair of Chinese Bronze Candlesticks 19th century, pierced pagoda panel shaft, hexagonal bowl top with pricket.
13.5 in.
Bending to prickets.
300.00 USD

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3Japanese Bronze Hand Mirror, 19th Century the obverse depicts cranes in a pine forest with a Japanese inscription
9.75 x 6 in.
Some minor surface abrasions.
250.00 USD

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4Pair of Peking Glass Bowls each of red cased glass, finely carved with animalistic motifs, both bearing Qianlong seal mark to foot; one with particularly fine milky opalescent coloring, both with non-matching carved hardwood stands. Glass Bowls: 2.75 x 6.25 in., 2 7/8 x 6.5 in.
No condition concerns to glass ...
5,000.00 USD

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5Finnish Art Pottery Charger featuring a trumpeting angel on pale green field, with monogram mark to underside and holes for hanging.
14 in. diameter
No apparent condition concerns.
350.00 USD

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6Two Chinese Bronze Silk Irons one is likely Qianlong period with mask form handle and carved stone cap (likely jade) (3.5 in.); the second is 19th century with mask form and scroll work motif, six character mark, carved ivory figural handle (3.75 in.) Left arm loose on 19th century figural.
Both stone and ivory ...
250.00 USD

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7Carved Ivory Totem Tusk circa 1880, with Gorham silverplate base with gadrooned border, tusk carved with figural mask pattern.
Tusk 27.5 in.; HOA 32 in.
Two repaired breaks and hairlines to ivory.
3,600.00 USD

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8Chinese Jade Brush Washer carved in the form of a lotus leaf, of pale greenish hue with incised and stained decoration to interior of bowl, on custom hardwood stand carved in a conforming design.
Jade 1.25 x 5 7/8 in.; HOA 1 7/8 in.
No apparent condition concerns.
1,600.00 USD

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9Maori Mere Pounamu (Greenstone Maori Hand Club) tapering form with rounded flat end and carved details to handle with pierced hole to handle; also known as a patu pounamu.
15.25 x 3 3/8 in.
Some very minor roughness to rounded end.
7,000.00 USD

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10Antique Japanese Zushi likely Edo period, the carved wood Buddha on lotus throne with carved and gilt mandorla, housed in a black and gilt lacquer sandalwood case with etched metal mounts, retaining old paper price tag underneath.
Figure: 9 3/8 in.; Shrine: 11.5 in.
Some minor flaking; some loss to mandorla ...
1,000.00 USD

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11Japanese Covered Wine Pot Arita porcelain, white baluster body with applied dragon form handle and bird form spout; the entirety decorated in overglaze enamels, one side featuring figures in landscape, the opposite side featuring a man with a tiger, foliate mouth with domed stopper; six character iron red ... 550.00 USD

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12Antique German Bone Dagger decorated in the Renaissance style, carved bone handle featuring a crest with griffins and knights, the guard of carved bone, forged steel blade, carved bone scabbard with profile portraits of four kings and with carved fruitwood tip.
DOA: 16 in.
Some old cracks, wear to blade; looseness ...
2,300.00 USD

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13Persian Dagger, circa 1800 curved blade with etched scroll motif and three star stamps, carved stone guard with double masks, four silt onyx beads with inlaid gold geometric designs and capped by a silver filigree finial, retaining wood scabbard with remnants of gold brocade fabric covering and silver inlaid ... 1,500.00 USD

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14Pair of Continental Carved Court Figures likely 17th or early 18th century, each depicting a figure in Renaissance dress, one of bearded nobleman (45.5 in.) the second of young nobleman with hat (43.5 in.), each mounted to a later wood base.
Bearded man with metal support bracket; both with old worm damage and flaking; ...
32,000.00 USD

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15Chinese Bronze Brazier, Qianlong Period animal, bird and scrolling leaf pattern in panels, circular molded and pierced panel base, with attractive overall patina.
10.5 x 21.5 in.
No apparent condition concerns.
5,000.00 USD

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16Chinese Porcelain Large Baluster Vase Kangxi period, wide mouth, two applied kylin handles, attractive deep blue glaze, unmarked.
26 in.
Some old minor chips to unglazed portion of foot. Two minor glaze loss spots, each 1/4" in size.
5,000.00 USD

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17Chinese Bronze Jardiniere circa 1800, cast with figural pheasant, horse, and floral pattern, beaded and fret pattern borders, four grotesque masks, and ring handles.
25.5 in x 29 in. diameter
Missing three ring handles; overall attractive patina.
9,000.00 USD

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18Chinese Cloisonne and Jade Box 19th century, oval form, turquoise ground with multi-color floral pattern, the removable cover inset with a carved white jade cabochon type top featuring figural scene in a landscape.
2.5 x 5.75 x 5 in.
Two areas of loss to cloisonne.
3,250.00 USD

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19Chinese Portable Brazier, 19th Century the copper body with etched floral design to shoulder and with remnants of original gilding, the removable copper cover with chased and pierced decoration featuring cranes in the clouds, the rim and opening also with remnants of original gilding and with swing handle.
7.25 x 8.75 ...
450.00 USD

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20Tibetan Hunter's Horn 19th century, silver washed brass and copper, ogre mask motif, leaf and arabesque decorations.
16.25 in.
Some dents.
700.00 USD

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21Two Chinese Bronze Bodhisattva likely Yongzheng Period; one depicts a female with offering, the second depicts a male in prayer, each with freeform ribbon flowing from clothing and mounted on a rocky form plinth bronze base.
Each 8.5 in. tall
No apparent condition concerns. Stress crack on platform to female.
3,000.00 USD

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22Chinese Carved Guanyin Sculpture Qing Dynasty, finely carved white mineral stone, the portrait of a serene beauty in profile with elaborate coiffure and pendant ears, presented on a custom ebony base
Sculpture: 11.75; HOA: 15.75 in.
Some old small chips to hair ornament.
3,750.00 USD

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23Bronze Chinese Koro Qianlong period, bird and floral motif, ogre mask handles, four molded feet, triple foo dog decoration on reticulated cover, marked on base.
5 5/8 in.
Loss to tail on large foo dog.
900.00 USD

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24Chinese Pewter Charcoal Bowl the shaped cup with lobed rim and applied foliate and branch decoration, inset semi-precious stones, the handle with carved green stone band (likely jade). Marked "China" on base.
2 x 6 3/8 in.
No apparent condition concerns.
500.00 USD

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25Japanese Zushi, Edo Period black and gilt lacquered wood shrine opens to reveal a carved wood Buddha seated on a lotus throne with pierced gilt metal mandorla.
4 1/4 in.
Mandorla is detached from figure; possible small break to mandorla.
1,500.00 USD

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26Two Japanese Trays the first: rectangular form low tray of carved exotic hardwood, possibly Zitan, with purplish hue and fine graining, the center with carved fan design incorporating pagoda and artist signature (6.75 x 7 7/8 in.) (chip to upper left corner); the second: a Japanese red lacquered rectangular ... 500.00 USD

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27Pair of East Indian Stone Buddha Statues 18th century, carved and polychrome decorated, with remnants of inscriptions en verso.
4 1/8 in.
Minor rubbing to paint and flaking.
800.00 USD

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28Indian Bronze Figure of Shiva with Nandi likely 17th century or earlier; the finely cast Shiva plays a pipe and rests beside a bull licking his feet, with ornately scrolled and foliate decorated tree inhabited by a five-headed snake arching above Shiva's head; all raised on a stepped rectangular form base.
HOA: 8.5 in.
Loss ...
600.00 USD

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29Blanc-de-Chine Guanyin possibly 18th century, the seated figure with wood stand.
Figure: 5 in.
Loss to fingers on one hand; chip to base; old drying crack to head.
700.00 USD

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30Chinese Porcelain Vase bearing Quianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, the base with all over incised scrolling motif with beautiful apple green glaze, decorated with floral sprays and overglaze enamels.
11 in. tall
Repaired breaks to neck; hairline to body and some loss at neck repairs.
1,000.00 USD

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31Peking Glass Jar with Cover mustard yellow cased glass, carved to reveal opaque white glass beneath with shallow incised scrollwork.
5.75 in.
Some minor flakes to yellow glass.
2,250.00 USD

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32French Art Deco Ink Well painted porcelain, in the form of a Chinaman in yellow robe with original fountain pen, signed on bottom "Aladdin, Made in France."
DOA 7.5 in.
No apparent condition concerns.
400.00 USD

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33Pair of Chinese Etched Copper Low Dishes oval well surrounded by etched and chased copper border with scalloped edge featuring floral foliate and butterfly motifs, each with etched mark on brass base.
.5 x 5.25 x 4.5 in.
Small area of surface damage to one.
350.00 USD

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34Two Chinese Jade and Enameled Cups the lobed bowls each decorated with an enameled figural landscape, the cup with yellow border features a finely carved Qianlong belt hook handle of white jade (the jade with dark brownish-green mottling to one side and in very good condition) (belt hook: 3 5/8 in. long; HOA: 2 1/8 ... 1,500.00 USD

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35Chinese Rose Quartz Buddha on custom wood base.
HOA 2 7/8 in.
Repairs to head and some chipping.
400.00 USD

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36Group of Chinese Porcelain Cabinet Vases (6) pieces; including (2) of peach bloom glazed double gourd form vases (3.5 and 3 3/8 in.) (no apparent condition concerns), each on hardwood stand; a blanc-de-chine double gourd vase with stand (3.5 in.) (repaired break); a very fine green glazed baluster vase with inward turned ... 1,700.00 USD

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37Antique Chinese Tobacco Pouch and Cutter leather pouch with brass studs and pierced pagoda form lock plate, curved steel blade attached with incised Chinese characters, suspended with loop handle and bail support.
2.5 x 3 3/8 in.
Rusting to steel; one brass stud missing; crack to leather.
600.00 USD

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38Two Bronze Miniatures the first signed "Vienna" depicting two figures carrying a Chinese woman (2 x 4 x 2 3/8 in.) (some bent metal elements); the second of miniature car with driver and footman, the car with hand crank at front (2 in. tall) (no apparent condition concerns). 450.00 USD

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39Hand Blown Glass Vase possibly Venetian, with exaggerated long neck, blue and green mottled glass with iridescent surface.
7.75 in. tall
No apparent condition concerns.
500.00 USD

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40Ivory and Silver Page Turner rounded rectangular form with applied enamel and .900 silver mounts to handle in the Neoclassical taste.
11 in. long
Minute flakes to enameling.
450.00 USD

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41Two Ivory Letter Openers may also be used as page turners; one features a carved elephant on arabesque scrolled base; the second featuring a rhinoceros carving.
Elephant: 9 in.; Rhino: 8 in.
Elephant: several small nicks to ivory blade; Rhino: chip to blade tip.
600.00 USD

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42Antique Spanish Gilt Bronze Mortar cast with four masks and baluster turnings.
3 7/8 x 6 in.
Normal wear to gilt decoration.
450.00 USD

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43Pair of Chinese Gilt Bronze Pricket Sticks Qianlong Period, enameled in turquoise and cobalt.
10.75 in tall
Some rubbing to gilt surface; one with detached upper bobeche.
25,000.00 USD

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44Chinese Paktong Kettle hexagonal form, pricked wreath cartouche and engraved "HVC 1826" to one panel, short spout with stippled shield to hinged cover, lid screws onto body with large ring for carrying and suspension.
13.25 in. tall
Two fair size dents to lower portion of body.
500.00 USD

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45Large Chinese Bronze Vessel possibly Han Dynasty, pear form with flared mouth and foot, the body with six bands of archaic decorations featuring masks and bird, four applied animal mask handles.
23 in. tall
Pleasing verdigris patina; old encrustation and dent to lower central section of body.
6,500.00 USD

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46Chinese Bronze Double Handled Vessel possibly Han Dynasty, pear form with two applied ram's head loop handles, bold geometric design to neck and stylized Qianlong design to foliate ribbed body, with six character seal mark to underside.
18 in. tall
Attractive verdigris patina; some encrustation and one old split above one handle.
6,500.00 USD

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47Italian Carved Religious Sculpture, 18th century God the Father with Holy orb seated next to His Son, Jesus Christ, and supported by two winged angel busts, the Christ with stigmata and holding the lower portion of the cross, remnants of gold leaf and polychrome decoration to bodies.
17 x 20.5 x 5.5 in.
Mounted to a new wood backing; ...
2,500.00 USD

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48Continental Copper Planter early 19th century, oval form with lobed body and flaring mouth with two applied scroll handles, with liner.
7.75 x 23 x 16 in.
Some denting; stable split in bottom; overall attractive warm patina.
2,250.00 USD

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49Pair of Spanish Creche Figures, 17th Century the pair comprised of Mary and Joseph, each well carved with ornate polychrome and gilt decorated clothing, inset glass eyes.
Each 11.5 in. tall
She is missing hand; both figures have broken fingers; flaking and some age cracks.
2,000.00 USD

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50Pair of Spanish Creche Figures, 17th century the pair comprised of Mary and Joseph, each well carved with ornate polychrome and gilt decorated clothing, inset glass eyes.
Each 12 in. tall
Both missing many fingers; chipping and flaking throughout.
2,000.00 USD
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