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Auction Preview: Arts of Asia at Aguttes, Neuilly, Mar 15

China from XIX Century. Set of three wooden bidong from huang huali and huali. H. 17 x 18 cm. estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 € (US$ 14,782 - US$ 18,477)
(Courtesy: Aguttes)

What: Arts of Asia

Where: Cote Basque Encheres, 164 bis Charles de Gaulle Avenue, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

When: 15 March, 02.00 PM

Top lots of the sale:

- China XIX Century. Set of three wooden bidong from huang huali and huali. H. 17 x 18 cm. estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 € (US$ 14,782 - US$ 18,477)

- Japan Period Meiji, End of XIX Century: Set of twenty masks and an ivory netsuke representing characters of Noh and Kyogen including Ko-omote, Tengu, Oni, Hanniya, Okina, Beshimi, some with eyes inlaid with mother-of-pearl. H. 5 cm to 10 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 € (US$ 9,854 - US$ 12,318)

- Japan, Twentieth Century: Large screen with six leaves painted in color on paper with a gold background, representing a landscape of a river with banks planted with pines, a boat appearing behind the trees. Dim. 170 x 372 cm. Dim of the two side panels 170 x 63 cm. Dim of the interior panels: 170 x 61.5 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 6,000 € (US$ 6,159 - US$ 7,391)

- China, Beginning Twentieth Century. Brown glazed ceramic subject representing a dog standing on its feet, standing on a base, tail erect. High. 34 cm - Length 40 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 5,000 € (US$ 4,927 - US$ 6,159)

- Indochina. End of the XIX Century. Large circular dais with three ruffles of red silk embroidered with gold thread and polychrome, and encrusted with glass cabochons, decorated with stylized felines, bats, seashells among floral and auspicious motifs, the edges in blue silk embroidered with dormitories and clusters of Grapes alternating with silk medallions adorned with flowers and birds, the lower steering wheel highlighted with multi-coloured fringes. H. 120 cm - Diam. 80 cm. Estimate: 3,500 - 4,000 € (US$ 4,311 - US$ 4,927)

- China. Dynasty Qing, XIX Century.Ruyi scepter in zitan wood carved in the shape of a branch of blooming prunus, the head showing a flower, fine flowering stalks rising along the body; the whole symbolizing the arrival of the lunar New Year, which begins with the flowering of the prunus. L. 33 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 € (US$ 3,695 - US$ 6,159)

- China. Second Half of the 19th Century. Broth covered with porcelain and enamels of the rose family opening on a display decorated with macaroons, stylized lotus petals and ruyi garlands. D. 20.3 cm H.14 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 € (US$ 3,695 - US$ 4,927)

- China. Twentieth Century. Plate in the form of a vase depicting a colocynth surmounted by a bat, decorated with trimmings. The decor consists of five bats resting on a coral bottom. Auspicious listings. H.30 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 € (US$ 3,695 - US$ 4,927)

- China. Work of Canton, End of the Time Qing. Service in chiselled and repulsed silver composed of a teapot, a sugar bowl and a jug. The handles in the shape of bamboo. Scenes of wise and disciples evolving on terraces with trees, peonies and bamboos. H. 17 cm, H. 11 cm and 8 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 € (US$ 3,695 - US$ 4,927)

- Tibet. Fin XVIIIE - XVIIIE Century. Thangka painted in colors and heightened gold on textile, representing Avalokitesvara in his form Sadaksari, four-armed, sitting in meditation on a full-blown lotus, two hands together before him in anjali, the other two hands holding the lotus flower padma and the rosary mala.  Inscriptions on the reverse. Framing of three strips of silk brocade. (Size 65 x 44.5 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 € (US$ 3,695 - US$ 4,927)

- China Twentieth Century, From Ye Ting Wang Ping (1884-1942): Two porcelain panels representing for one the Zhu Mountain located in Jing City of Zhen in Jiang XI Province. Calligraphies on the top right and left correspond to two poems describing beautiful landscapes. Dim to view: 55 x 27.5 cm - Total Dim: 85 x 33.5 cm. Estimate: 2,800 - 3,000 € (US$ 3,449 - US$ 3,695)

- Japan To 1900 Kusakabe Kinbei (1841-1934): Album of one hundred colorized photos depicting views of Japan, scenes from everyday life, young women; the dishes of the album in black lacquer adorned with gold lacquer and polychrome and inlays, of a woman and two men in a boat, Mount Fuji in the background, the back decorated with insects lacquered gold. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,000 € (US$ 3,079 - US$ 3,695)

- Kinbei was a colorist and assistant to Felice Beato and Baron von Stillfried, from whom he bought the negatives in 1885. He ceased his activity around 1912-1913. (Small accidents and wear) Dim. Album: 32 x 40 cm; Photo size: 20 x 26 cm. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,000 € (US$ 3,079 - US$ 3,695)

- Tibet or Bhutan End XIX Century. Large colored thangka on textile representing the white Tara meditating on a lotus, in a landscape of green mountains where several buildings animated scenes of the life of a llama appear. With beige textile fitting. (Wear, small accidents, soiling and traces of humidity) Sun on sight: 84 x 63 cm. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,000 € (US$ 3,079 - US$ 3,695)

- Tibet XVIIE-XVIIIE Century. Thangka painted in colors on textile, representing Shakyamuni Buddha, sitting in padmasana on a lotus, the right hand in bhumisparsha mudra, gesture of taking the land to witness, the left holding the alms bowl from which springs the jewel. Dim. 62 x 45 cm. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,000 € (US$ 3,079 - US$ 3,695)

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