14th November 2014

Asian Art Sale 14th November 2014

Page: 1 of 9. Lots: 1 to 60

Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1: A CHINESE NEOLITHIC PAINTED POTTERY JAR of angular form, the shoulder with a band of circles and cross-hatched decoration, with waist handles and a flared neck, 5.75" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400


Lot 2: A CHINESE NEOLITHIC PAINTED POTTERY JAR of gently rounded conical form, the upper body with a band of geometric decoration, 4" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £280.00


Lot 3: A CHINESE NEOLITHIC PAINTED POTTERY JAR of angular form, the upper body painted with multiple horizontal bands, with waist handles and a flared neck, 6.75" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 300-600


Lot 4: A CHINESE POTTERY JAR of angular form, the shoulder with an incised band, probably Six Dynasties period, 4.25" high.This vessel was apparently excavated in the New Territories in Hong Kong in 1952.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400


Lot 5: A CHINESE NEOLITHIC PAINTED POTTERY JAR of baluster form, the shoulder decorated with three "X"-motifs, below a long neck and flared rim, 8" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400


Lot 6: TWO CHINESE NEOLITHIC PAINTED POTTERY BOWLS, the larger example with two handles and geometric decoration, 5.5" dia; the smaller example with similar decoration, 3.5" dia. (2)Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 7: A CHINESE NEOLITHIC PAINTED POTTERY VESSEL of tall tapering form with a single loop handle, the body densely decorated with alternating bands of geometric decoration in reddish and dark pigments, the neck with cross-hatched decoration, 8.75" high.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £700.00


Lot 8: A CHINESE NEOLITHIC PAINTED POTTERY JAR of rounded upright form with waist handles, the upper body painted with a band of cross-hatched decoration within multiple horizontal registers, 10" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 400-600

Sold For: £380.00


Lot 9: A CHINESE NEOLITHIC PAINTED POTTERY JAR of rounded angular form with waist handles, the upper body decorated with multiple bands of reddish and darker pigments, below a long neck with cross-hatched decoration and lugged ears, 11" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £500.00


Lot 10: A CHINESE SANCAI-GLAZED BODHISATTVA HEAD partially covered in ochre and turquoise glaze, and wearing an elaborate headdress, probably Yuan/Ming, 5.5" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £550.00


Lot 11: A CHINESE JUN WARE SMALL BOWL, the glaze of a light blue tone, the interior with a purple splash to one side, probably Song/Yuan, 3.5" dia.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £2800.00


Lot 12: A CHINESE GE STYLE WASHER, the rich glaze with pronounced and fine crackles, probably Qing, 4" wide.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £3800.00


Lot 13: A CHINESE QINGBAI SAUCER DISH, the centre with stylised foliate decoration, the rim unglazed, Song/Yuan, 4.75" dia.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £350.00


Lot 14: A CHINESE QINGBAI 'BASKETWEAVE' BOWL, the gently tapering body moulded with a basketweave pattern, the rim unglazed, Song/Yuan, 4" dia.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).This basketweave bowl almost certainly derives from a Tang Dynasty silver prototype. Examples in Ding ware and jade are also recorded. Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £2000.00


Lot 15: A CHINESE GREYISH-WHITE GLAZED BOWL, probably Fujian, the interior with combed decoration, the base with a four line inscription, Song/Yuan, 6.25" dia.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £950.00


Lot 16: A CHINESE PERSIMMON-GLAZED CENSER with a flared rim above a rounded body and pronounced foot, the glaze with darker speckles, Ming/Qing, 4" dia.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £240.00


Lot 17: A CHINESE HENAN BLACK-GLAZED JAR of rounded form with shoulder handles, the unglazed lower section revealing the whitish stoneware body, Song/Yuan, 8" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £750.00


Lot 18: A CHINESE HENAN BLACK-GLAZED HEAD REST of rectangular form with a curved front, Song/Yuan, 6" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 300-600


Lot 19: A CHINESE YAOZHOU SMALL SAUCER DISH, the interior with stylised combed decoration, Song, 4.25" dia. Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £400.00


Lot 20: A CHINESE LONGQUAN CELADON LOTUS BOWL, the glaze of a fine greyish-green tone with a darker area on one side of the exterior, Song/Yuan, 6" dia.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 300-600

Sold For: £1300.00


Lot 21: A CHINESE LONGQUAN CELADON BOTTLE VASE, the long neck with mask handles, the body with carved foliate decoration above a lappet band, one side with a gold lacquer repair, Song, 8.5" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £2000.00


Lot 22: A CHINESE WUCAI BAMBOO-FORM BRUSHPOT modelled in relief with a bird perched on rocks above waves, decorated in polychrome on a yellow-ochre ground, Qing, 10.5" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £320.00


Lot 23: A CHINESE WUCAI BAMBOO-FORM BRUSHPOT modelled in relief with a vase and precious objects, decorated in polychrome on a yellow-ochre ground, Qing, 11" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400


Lot 24: A CHINESE WUCAI JAR decorated with lions chasing brocade balls, Transitional, 17th century, 6.25" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 300-600


Lot 25: A CHINESE CARVED STONE MONKS HEAD, the face with a warm serene expression, Song or later, 6" high, on a modern standProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 1000-2000


Lot 26: A CHINESE IVORY RING with a rich patina and veining, late Ming/Qing, 1.75" dia.; and two large Chinese ivory buttons, Qing, 1.75" and 2" (3)Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £450.00


Lot 27: TWO SIMILAR CHINESE IVORY BRUSH POTS, each decorated on one side with butterflies amongst flowers and rocks, the reverse with poetry and seal marks, Qing, the largest 3.75" high (2)Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £1000.00


Lot 28: A CHINESE IVORY CYLINDRICAL SMALL BOX, one side decorated with scholars amongst trees and rocks, the other side and the cover with seal marks and poetry, Qing, 2.5" high; and a smaller ivory box decorated with calligraphy and foliage, Qing, 2" dia. (2)Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 300-600

Sold For: £600.00


Lot 29: A CHINESE BOXWOOD CARVING showing two horses in a woodland setting, Qing, 4.5" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £750.00


Lot 30: A CHINESE BOXWOOD HEXAGONAL BRUSHPOT, five of the sides carved with poetry by artists including Xing Zhu, Xin Zhai and Zhi Tang, late Ming / early Qing, 4.5" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £1400.00


Lot 31: A CHINESE LACQUERED HARDWOOD MONK, the figure seated with one knee raised and holding an offering in one hand, Qing, 6.75" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £1000.00


Lot 32: A CHINESE JICHIMU BRUSH POT of plain form, the wood with rich patina and figuring, late Qing, 7.25" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 2000-4000


Lot 33: A PAIR OF CHINESE HONGMU WEIQI BOXES of cylindrical form, gently tapering towards the foot, Qing, 4.75" dia. (2)Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £2000.00


Lot 34: A CHINESE HUANGHUALI BRUSH POT with pronounced borders and three short feet, Qing, 18th century, 6" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 2000-4000

Sold For: £3200.00


Lot 35: A LARGE CHINESE HUANGHUALI BRUSH POT of plain cylindrical form and with rich figuring, Qing, 18th century, 7.5" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 2000-4000

Sold For: £2400.00


Lot 36: A CHINESE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID ROSEWOOD TABLE SCREEN decorated with a phoenix beside a tree, on a pierced and carved stand, Qing, 26" high overallProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £500.00


Lot 37: A CHINESE HONGMU CARRYING CASE, the front opening to reveal four short and two long drawers, Qing, 10.75" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £400.00


Lot 38: A CHINESE HONGMU PORTABLE VANITY CASE, the hinged top lifting to reveal a mirror above various drawers, the pierced sides with glass panels, Qing, 10.5" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 39: A CHINESE GILT AND RED LACQUER RECTANGULAR BOX, the cover decorated with two phoenix amongst blossoming flowers, with side carrying handles, Qing, 14.5" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 100-200


Lot 40: A CHINESE HONGMU GAMES TRAY with a wide central compartment flanked by two narrow channels, Qing, 25.5" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £550.00


Lot 41: A LARGE CHINESE HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR BOX with a plain top and side carrying handles, Qing, 18th/19th century, 16.5" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £4500.00


Lot 42: A MEDIUM CHINESE HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR BOX, the metal-bound top above side carrying handles, Qing, 18th/19th century, 14.75" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £2600.00


Lot 43: A SMALL CHINESE HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR BOX, the cover with metal foliate spandrels, Qing, 18th/19th century, 13" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £2000.00


Lot 44: A CHINESE HONGMU SIDE CHAIR, the ornate back with a central roundel showing precious objects beneath a dragon-scroll top rail, Qing, 32" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400


Lot 45: A CHINESE HONGMU ORNATE SETTEE in the English style, carved to simulate bamboo, the splats and frieze carved with birds amongst blossoming foliage, on cabriole legs, Qing, 55" long x 31.5" highProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 400-800

Sold For: £1400.00


Lot 46: TWO CHINESE HONGMU SIDE CHAIRS with shaped top rails and panelled splats, Qing, the largest 37" high (2)Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £750.00


Lot 47: A CHINESE HONGMU RECTANGULAR KANG TABLE with a panelled top above a scroll frieze, Qing, 11" high x 30" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £280.00


Lot 48: A CHINESE HONGMU SQUARE KANG TABLE, the panelled top above a waisted frieze and scroll spandrels, Qing, 16.25" high x 30" squareProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 300-600

Sold For: £900.00


Lot 49: A CHINESE HONGMU SMALL RECTANGULAR KANG TABLE with a pierced foliate-carved frieze and waisted legs, Qing, 11" high x 19" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £280.00


Lot 50: A CHINESE HONGMU RECTANGULAR KANG TABLE with an archaic scroll frieze and waisted legs, Qing, 12" high x 39.5" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 300-600

Sold For: £400.00


Lot 51: A CHINESE HONGMU RECTANGULAR DISPLAY STAND of plain form with stretchers, late Qing/early Republic, 6.5" high x 25" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 52: A CHINESE HONGMU RECTANGULAR KANG TABLE with an open frieze and shaped shoulders stretchers, late Qing/early Republic, 10.5" high x 33" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £400.00


Lot 53: A PAIR OF CHINESE TIELIMU ARMCHAIRS with dragon-scroll carved splats above panelled seats, Qing, 35.5" high (2)Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £1200.00


Lot 54: A CHINESE HUANGHUALI RECESSED LEG SIDE TABLE, the huamu-panelled top above shaped aprons and straight legs with stretchers, Qing, 18th century and later, 31.5" high x 41.5" longProvenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £14000.00


Lot 55: JOHN WARD R.A. (1917-2007) 'Repulse Bay, Hong Kong', signed and titled lower right, watercolour and pencil, 6.25" x 9.25"Provenance: J.S. Maas & Co. Ltd, London.Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £450.00


Lot 56: GEORGE CHINNERY (1774-1852) A study of three heads, the central bearded figure with a turban flanked by a lady on one side and a man the other, sepia, the reverse with three stanzas of poetry, 7" x 6.5"Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £650.00


Lot 57: GEORGE CHINNERY (1774-1852) Figures on steps beside a temple on a river shoreline, with various shorthand notes upper left, dated 1822, pencil, 8.5" x 10.5"Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 800-1500


Lot 58: GEORGE CHINNERY (1774-1852) A view of Ma Kok Temple, Macau, with notes and date upper right, pencil, 11.5" x 16.5"Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 1000-2000


Lot 59: JOHN SPEEDE 'The Kingdome of China' 1626, hand-coloured engraving, the reverse showing two pages of text, 15.5" x 20"Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £1700.00


Lot 60: JOHN SPEEDE 'A Newe Mape of Tartary' 17th century, hand-coloured engraving, the reverse showing two pages of text, 15.5" x 20"Provenance: The Collection of the late John Walden (1925-2013).Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £1000.00


Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1
A collection of golf clubs

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 2
A 19th century stoneware 'Harvesting' jug and another similar

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 3
A mahogany and mother-of-pearl inlaid mantel clock and a pair of similar candlesticks

Estimate: £40-60


Lot 4
A pair of royal blue cloisonne vases and a similar bowl

Estimate: £20-40

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