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Two Bowenite Carvings

Two Bowenite Carvings

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1204
Sold for:
$267$225

Two Bowenite Carvings, China, a censer set on a stepped pedestal, carved on either side with taotie designs, flanked by dragon handles suspending loose rings; a two-section pagoda, with coiled More ...

Bowenite Jade Vase and Cover

Bowenite Jade Vase and Cover

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1206
Sold for:
$593$500

Bowenite Jade Vase and Cover, China, finely carved on either side with stylized taotie masks, the neck with a pair of lugs carved as birds in high relief, suspending a pair of loose ring pendants, More ...

Pair Square Blue and White Cups

Pair Square Blue and White Cups

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1559
Sold for:
$119$100

Pair Square Blue and White Cups, China, Republican Period, each tapering side painted with a stylized taotie mask, under a key-fret border, with notched edges, jue mark on the base, ht. 2 1/2, lg. 2 More ...

Stoneware Jar

Stoneware Jar

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1583
Unsold
 

Stoneware Jar, China, 19th century, with a band of unfired biscuit decoration of taotie masks around the neck, and another of ruyi clouds burnt brown during firing around the shoulder, all against a More ...

Champleve Censer

Champleve Censer

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1672
Sold for:
$267$225

Champleve Censer, China, 19th century, of tripod ding shape, the exterior decorated with taotie masks and three flanges, with two upright handles along the rim, ht. 8, dia. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Pair of Cloisonne Enamel Covered Jars

Pair of Cloisonne Enamel Covered Jars

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 26, 2010
Lot:
1677
Sold for:
$237$200

Pair of Cloisonne Enamel Covered Jars, China, decorated around the shoulder with a band of animal masks against turquoise grounds with key-fret designs, and a band of stylized taotie masks within More ...

Bronze Planter

Bronze Planter

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$178$150

Bronze Planter, Japan, of lobed hexagonal shape, the exterior cast with three friezes of designs, the middle band of diaper patterns, between an upper band of taotie masks and a lower one of kui More ...

Bronze Ewer

Bronze Ewer

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
346
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Bronze Ewer, Japan, 19th century, in the form of an ancient ritual vessel he, cast in low relief around the exterior with stylized taotie masks against a leiwen-ground, with a frieze of cicada More ...

Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel and Cover, You

Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel and Cover, You

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
545
Unsold
 

Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel and Cover, You, China, possibly early Western Zhou dynasty (11th-10th century B.C.), the pear-shaped body cast in relief with two large taotie masks on either side, set More ...

Bronze Censer

Bronze Censer

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
551
Unsold
 

Bronze Censer, China, in the shape of archaic ritual food vessel gui, either side cast with simplified taotie masks centered on a flange, the C-scroll handles modeled as a dragon's head suspending a More ...

Pair of Bronze Gu

Pair of Bronze Gu

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
553
Sold for:
$563$475

Pair of Bronze Gu Vases, China, cast to the central section with taotie masks separated by four vertical raised flanges, all between a band of cicada patterns on the flaring neck, and auspicious More ...

Bronze Gu Vase

Bronze Gu Vase

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
555
Sold for:
$770$650

Bronze Gu Vase, China, 18th century, the trumpet-shaped neck cast in low relief with four cicada blades, which are repeated in smaller scale on the spreading pedestal foot, the center section with More ...

Bronze Tripod Censer

Bronze Tripod Censer

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
567
Sold for:
$178$150

Bronze Tripod Censer, China, cast in the form of an archaic ritual food vessel ding, the exterior decorated with a band of stylized taotie masks reserved on a key-fret ground, two upright loop More ...

Inlaid Bronze Vase

Inlaid Bronze Vase

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
571
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Inlaid Bronze Vase, China, of hu shape, the neck surrounded by a thick band cast with a pair of medium-relief archaic birds in profile in gilt inlay, reserved on a leiwen ground, the vase flanked by More ...

Pair of Bronze Jars

Pair of Bronze Jars

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
573
Sold for:
$237$200

Pair of Bronze Jars, China, cast with a band of stylized taotie masks below a band of cicada blades around the shoulder, further separated by double bow strings, another band of classic foliage More ...

Pair of Bronze Elephants

Pair of Bronze Elephants

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
620
Sold for:
$23,700$20,000

Pair of Bronze Elephants, China, each elephant standing on an intact pedestal platform, with upturned trunk, and an elaborate caparison over a bejeweled tasseled cloth, carrying a Zun-shaped vase More ...

Bronze Vase

Bronze Vase

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
622
Sold for:
$237$200

Bronze Vase, China, of zun shape, cast with a band of stylized taotie masks around the shoulder, above a band of blade and cicada designs, and below kui dragons around the neck, all reserved on a More ...

Pair of Bronze Gu   Vases

Pair of Bronze Gu Vases

Auction:
2512
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 25, 2010
Lot:
626
Sold for:
$652$550

Pair of Bronze Gu Vases, China, the central section of each cast with taotie masks separated by four raised flanges, a band of cicada patterns encircling the flaring neck, ht. 8 3/4 in. More ...

Jade Sword Pommel

Jade Sword Pommel

Auction:
2492
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 20, 2010
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$148$125

Jade Sword Pommel, China, 19th century or earlier, celadon green with russet markings carved as a taotie mask, 2 x 1 1/4 in. More ...

Archaic Bronze Ritual Vessel

Archaic Bronze Ritual Vessel

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 18, 2009
Lot:
1137
Unsold
 

Archaic Bronze Ritual Vessel, China, Shang-style chueh, decoration of Tao Tieh masks and cicada motifs, thinly cast with a deep malachite and cuprite patina, ht. 9 1/2, lg. 8 3/4 in. More ...

Jade Sword Pommel

Jade Sword Pommel

Auction:
2480
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 17, 2009
Lot:
475
Unsold
 

Jade Sword Pommel, China, 19th century or earlier, celadon green with russet markings carved as a taotie mask, 2 x 1 1/4 in. More ...