SAN FRANCISCO, CA.-
On Tuesday, November 20, Turner Auctions + Appraisals will offer a wide selection of Asian Decorative Works of Arts. The sale features over 210 lots from China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and other countries, mostly from the 19th and 20th centuries.
From China are Ming celadon platters and bowls; bronze Buddhas and heads; censers and tea pots; a stone goddess carving; Blanc de Chine and other figures; porcelain bowls and cups; a polychrome vase; sets of dishes and plates; foo dogs; snuff bottles; embroideries; stone seals; cinnabar; cloisonné; carved wood panels; dolls; jadeite and stone carvings; paneled screens; Peking glass, crackle ware, blue & white, and famille vert items; paintings, scrolls and watercolors; furniture; and more. From Japan are Meiji bronze vases and an elephant; Imari bowls and dishes; Satsuma and other porcelain items; lacquer ware and boxes; geisha dolls; fabrics; a tsuba and more. From other countries are a palm sutra and gilded Buddha from Tibet; several bronze Buddhas from Thailand; carved wood panel and figural carvings from Indonesia; Asian purses and pendants; and other items. Several reference books complete the sale.
Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 10:30 am PST; sale items can be previewed online now until the auction starts. The sale is featured on four platforms: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Bidsquare and Turner Auctions + Appraisals free mobile app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps ("Turner Auctions"). All are easily accessed through Upcoming Auctions at the companys website
Here are some highlights of the upcoming sale
Lot 60: Thai bronze of reclining Buddha. 19th- century Thai bronze of a reclining Buddha, 7 1/2 inches high x 24 wide x 7 deep. Estimate: $2,0003,000.
Lot 19: Japanese gilt glaze vase. Finely decorated 19th-century gilt glaze Japanese Kutani vase. 6 1/2 inches high x 3 1/2 diameter. Estimate: $500-700.
Lot 83: Chinese silk robe, twentieth century, 53 inches at shoulder. Estimate: $600-800.
Lot 4: Tibetan palm sutra. 19th-century Tibetan sutra on palm leaf with wood covers, case measuring 24 inches high x 24 wide x 4 1/2 deep. Custom stand measuring 31/4 inches mount, 5 overall x 27 wide x 7 deep. Estimate: $1,000-2,000.
Lot 77: Khmer-style carved stone head, on stand. 9 1/2 inches high x 3 1/2 square. Estimate: $700-900.
Lot 3: A large, Chinese stone carving of a goddess. 19th-century Chinese stone carving of Kwan Yin with child and stork; 16 inches high x 9 wide x 4 deep. Estimate: $600-800.
Lot 89: Carved wood Indonesian panel. A large carved wood 19th-century Indonesian panel, 69 1/2 inches high x 13 wide. Estimate: $800-1,200.
Lot 181: 17th or 18th century Chinese imari bowl. A large 17th- or 18th-century Chinese bowl in the Japanese imari style. 4 1/2 inches high, 10 1/2 inches diameter; some old minor rim repair. Estimate: $500-700.
Lot 208: Chinese carved stone screen. A late 19th-/early 20th-century Chinese fourpanel screen with stone carving details in good condition with minor abrasions to back.72 inches high x 64 wide. Estimate: $1,500-2,500.
Lot 6: Finely cast Japanese Meiji bronze vase. An exceptional late 19th-/early 20th-century Japanese Meiji bronze vase, the body cast in high relief with a herd of trumpeting elephants of various sizes and modeled in different attitudes. 12 inches high x 19 diameter. Estimate: $4,000-6,000.
Lot 1: Very fine Chinese Ming fishbowl-shaped celadon planter. Exceptional 15th-century Chinese Ming fishbowl-shaped celadon planter on stand. 6 1/2 inches high (on stand) x 12 1/4 diameter. Estimate: $2,000-4,000.