Waddington’s Asian Art Auction

The auction is offered online December 5 – 10.

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Carved White Jade and Russet Pebble-Form Snuff Bottle, 18th Century
十八世纪 白玉俏色雕梅竹纹鼻烟壶

Overview

Our final Asian Art auction of the year is led by the second installment of export porcelain from the Estate of Johannes Van Wees, Victoria, including ceramics from the Nanking Cargo and the Hoi An Hoard.

Other collectible highlights include a selection of Qing snuff bottles, a continuation of white jade carvings from a Toronto family collection, late Qing and modern Chinese paintings, and three suits of samurai armor.

Please contact us for condition reports, additional information, or photographs.

Read About Snuff Bottles

Find out About Export Porcelains & Nanking Cargo

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Large Chinese Yellow Embroidered Silk ‘Dragon’ Hanging, 19th Century
十九世纪 中国黄地祥云八宝五龙挂帐


Featured Lots

Lot 5 – A Carved White Jade and Russet Pebble-Form Snuff Bottle, 18th Century
十八世纪 白玉俏色雕梅竹纹鼻烟壶

One side carved with plum blossoms, the other carved with lingzhi under bamboo branches.

Measurements: length 2.8 in — 7.2 cm
Condition: minor chip to lingzhi mushroom; overall in good condition
Provenance: Estate of Lois Orkin, Toronto 来源: 多伦多路易斯·奥金女士遗产珍藏
Estimate: $600-$800

Lot 63 – A Large Chinese Yellow Embroidered Silk ‘Dragon’ Hanging, 19th Century
十九世纪 中国黄地祥云八宝五龙挂帐

Boldly embroidered in coloured silk and gold-wrapped threads against a yellow ground, showcasing a frontal five-clawed dragon coiled around a flaming pearl, with four sinuous dragons similarly chasing pearls.

Measurements: 55.9 x 143.7 in — 142 x 365 cm
Condition: minor areas of staining; overall in good condition
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000


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About Waddington’s
Waddington’s is Canada’s most diversified provider of auction and appraisal services, specializing in Asian, Canadian, Inuit, Indigenous, International and Contemporary Art, as well as Decorative Arts & Design, Fine Jewellery and Fine Wine & Spirits.

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For more information:
Tess McLean
Tel: 416.504.9100
Email: tm@waddingtons.ca
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