Sunday, November 20, 2016, 11AM PST
Estimate: $250 - $350
Lot 20
Chinese carved cameo sealstone snuff bottle; of naturalistic pebble form, the tan-yellow coloration with well carved, light relief figural scenes in beige; the base as a seal; and with green hardstone stopper; H: 2 3/8" (approx.)
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435 / Asian & International Fine Arts Auction
Preview: November 15 – 19, 11am – 5pm or by appointment.

  • An Important set of twelve, Imperial Daoguang Mark and of the Period doucai enameled porcelain bowls, in its original presentation case
  • Chinese and Japanese cloisonné enamel, minerals carvings, gilt bronzes and porcelains, from the Collection of Eugene Iglesias
  • Variety of Chinese scholars objects, including white jade carvings; brushpots; and snuff bottles in various materials
  • Natural History items including two Canadian precious gem ammonites; as well as fine lapidary spheres and boxes
  • Fine jewelry featuring unusual gemstones, including: a 20+ carat alexandrite ring; a gem ammolite suite; as well as necklaces set with prehnites
  • Elegant silver and vertu comprising Russian and American items, together with Chinese Export pieces
  • Grouping of Korean antiques, featuring an important bronze printing block, as well as woodblock printed map together folk paintings; from an Oregon and a Simi Valley collection
  • A Fine Oil Painting by Vietnamese-French artist, Lê Phổ; together with 20th Century Russian and American works
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