HIGHLIGHTS

88 | premium
A HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND FINELY CARVED LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE 'SCHOLAR' BRUSHPOT, BITONG, CHINA, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG 1736-1795

In very good conditions, the stone is very well polished and preserved. There are some natural flaw lines. There are very few small scratches and wear on the surface. There are a few very minute nicks and chips to the extremities of the carving, as expected of the period and typical of this type, together with an Italian later wood gilded base, in good condition with some wear and scratches on the surface and some minor flakes on the extremities.
Provenance: from an important noble family castle in the north of Italy

23 cm high, 24 cm diam.
Estimate € 50,000 - 90,000

80 | premium
A VERY RARE LARGE PAIR OF SQUARE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN ICE-BUCKETS, CHINA QING DYNASTY LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY (2)

One in very good condition, with only very small firing imperfections, minor surface wear and minor scratches, inside the plain white glaze with stains of stale water, the second in one side a chip with a V-shaped hairline from the mouth rim down close to the foot rim and with very small firing imperfections, minor surface wear and minor scratches, inside the plain white glaze with stains of stale water, as expected of the age and typical of this type.
Provenance: from the heirs of a major of Royal Italian army in China until 1903

31, 7 cm high, 38,8 cm max wide
Estimate € 5,000 - 10,000

56 | premium
A FINE AND LARGE TERRACOTTA MASK OF BHAIRAVA, NEPAL, 15TH - 16TH CENTURY

In good condition, but could have a great improvement made by a professional restoration which could clean showing some of the remaining polychrome colours that can still be seen underneath, with some surface wear and chips and flakes on surface and to the extremities with only very small firing imperfections, minor surface wear and minor scratches, as expected of the period and typical of this type.
Provenance: from a north Italian private collection, purchased at Galerie Marco Polo, (210 Boulevard Saint-Germain 75007) Paris, in 1980

40 cm high, 38 cm wide
Estimate € 9,000 - 15,000


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