Lot 1168, "Trees
and Pines," anonymous, Japan, 18th Century, 67 1/4 by 73 1/8 inches
Lot 1168 is a very
handsome anonymous Japanese 18th Century screen that measures 67 1/4 by
73 1/8 inches. It has an estimate of $6,000 to $8,000. It sold for $68.750.
"Flowers of the
Four Seasons," by Ichikawa Kiyu, six-panel screen, 12 5/8 by 44 1/2
1166 is a lovely six-panel screen entitled "Flowers of the Four
Seasons" by Ichikawa Kiyu (active 1852-1868). It measures 12 5/8
by 44 1/2 inches. It has an estimate of $6,000 to $8,000. It sold for $22,500.
Lot 1107, Male Deity,
sandstone, Khmer, Angkor Period, Angkor Wat style, 12th Century, 28
1108 is a sandstone figure of a female deity in the Khmer Baphuon style
of the 17th Century. It is 28 1/4 inches high.
Lot 1228, a pair of
attendant figures, Tang Dynasty, 42 1/2 inches high
The catalogue entry notes that the "tactile quality of the highly
polished torso is suggestive of youthful skin and is sensitively offset
against the refined treatment of the braided hair and
the lot has an estimate of $60,000 to $80,000. It sold for $93.750.
1228 is a handsome pait of Tang Dynasty attedant figures. They
are 42 1/2 inches high and the Irvings acquired thm from Robert
Ellsworth. They have an estimate of $30,000 to $50,000. They sold for $93,750.
Lot 1226, painted stone
figure of a court lady, Tang Dynasty, 14 1/2 inches
1226 is a painted stone figure of a court lady, Tang Dynasty. It
is 14 1/2 inches high. It has an estimate of $80,000 to
$120,000. It sold for $50,000.
Lot 1222, painted grey
pottery figure of a court lady, Han Dynasty, second from left, 12 3/4
1222is a nice painted grey pottery figure of a court lady from the Han
Dynasty. It is 12 3/4 inches high and was bought by the Irvings
from Ralph M. Chait Galleries in 1983, It has an estimate of
$2,000 to $4,000. It sold for
Lot 1149, Crayfish,
lacquer tebako, 6 inches long, Meiji Period, late 19th Century
1149 is a very nice lacquer tebako of crayfish that is 6 inches long
and is dated Meiji Period, late 19th Century. It has an estimate
of $8,000 to $12,000. It sold
Lot 1102, buddha,
silver and copper inlaid bronze figure, Western Tibet, 11th-12th
Century, 12 1/4 inches high
1102 is a nice buddha figure of silver and copper inlaid bronze from
Western Tibet in the 11th-12th Century. It 12 1/4 inches high and
was once owned by Christian Humann and then Robert Ellsworth. It
has an estimate of $100,000 to $150,000. It sold for $495,000.