Collectables, Antiques
and The Skidmore Collection of Chinese Collectables Auction
on Saturday 18th May 2019
On view:
Thursday 16th May 10am-4pm
Friday 17th May 12noon -7pm
Saleday from 8.30am - 10am
Sale commences at 10am
Lots: 355-404 of 614
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Lot 355
20th cent. Chinese: Soapstone Jade figure, female Immortal with child. 9ins. x 2.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 356
20th cent. Bronze Buddha of generous proportions. 12ins.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 357
19th/20th cent. Chinese: Octagonal rice box, heavy carved relief's depicting horseman in combat, to the handle side panels depict children at play, spout with dragons head and embellished with red, green, blue and silver coloured background.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 358
20th cent. Chinese teapot. Rattan handle, pink ground, white and green flowers. 8½ins.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 359
Oriental/Tibetan: 20th cent. Figure of a ram, wirework encrusted with red coral beads, gilt legs, ears and horns. 3½ins. high by 5ins. long.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 360
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 19th cent. Chinese pagoda lantern. Treen carved body with reverse painted panels depicting scenes from Chinese life and auspicious symbols, with bead and enamel bat decorated hanging adornments. Plus one other incomplete. (2) Height 17½ins. Diameter 19ins.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 361
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese - Early 20th cent. Ming style, bronze brush pot Zoomorphic creatures and leaves around the body, key pattern and Xuande characters around rim. Height 6ins. diameter 1¼ins.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 362
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Oriental - 19th cent. Objects of virtu - gilt and enamel painted belt buckle. Dia. 1½ins. Bronze archaic miniature children's mirror. Length 3¾ins. Dia. 2⅝?ins. Ivory miniature pot and cover tapering baluster shape with carved dragon, pearl and lotus decoration. Height 2¼ins. Base 1ins. Diameter 1¼ins.


Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 363
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese - Early 20th cent. Temple bell of Anglo-Chinese form, chilong motifs around the body, the suspension hoop a double headed dragon. Height 14ins.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 364
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Early 20th cent. Chinese rosewood dressing table mirror. The glass sits in an ornately carved base (mirror discoloured). Height 21ins. Dia. 14ins.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 365
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese - Qing period, bronze incense burner, cylindrical form, bamboo leaf raised decoration, openwork lid with bamboo handles and feet, Xuande style seal to base. height 6¼ins. x diameter 4ins.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 366
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese - Qing period, bronze open sensor of bulbous for two handles on three feet, Xuande style seal to base. Height 2¼ins. x diameter 3½ins.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 367
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Japanese - Meiji period satsuma plate, gilt & white floral ground with two interconnecting panels, one a landscape the other three girls in costume with bamboo and blossoms. Marks to base. Diameter 9½ins.
Estimate:  £60 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 368
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese porcelain - Qing Imari palette square dish with canted corners, traditional border, central panel three scholars with child in a garden setting. Four blue circles to base with six character marks in red oxide (faded central panel). Width 12ins.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 369
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese porcelain - Qing Kangxi San de Boeuf small flared neck slight baluster form vase, unglazed base, blue reign marks beneath, Height 6ins.
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 370
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Late 19th/early 20th cent. Chinese Porcelain: Small bowl, Fencai palette, individually decorated. Nobles seated beneath a pavilion with processional group playing instruments, holding lanterns and a dragon. Approx. 40 figures dressed in pink, green, blue and beige. Red oval three line seal mark to base. Dia. 4⅝?ins. x 7ins. (one with hairline crack)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 371
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 19th cent. Chinese Porcelain: Qing dynasty blue ovoid vases. Three panels with rural themes, blue seal marks to base. A pair. Height 8ins. (one badly cracked). Plus Cantonese flat side vase with elongated neck depicting floral motifs and red ochre side panels (cracked and repaired).
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 372
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese Porcelain: Guangxu 1875 - 1908. Period small bowls, blue and white dragon chasing pearls x 5, dia. 5ins. Plus one other with stand and cover, dia. 4¼ins. Small bowls, five claw dragon chasing phoenix, poly chrome decoration, blue, red oxide, yellow, green, pink, pale blue, and gilt with stand and cover x 2, with stands x 2. Dia 4ins. All with character mark to base in blue or red.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 373
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese Porcelain: Guangxu 1875 - 1908. Period small bowl with cover and stand, two five claw red oxide dragons chasing pearls with poly chrome auspicious symbols and key pattern rims x 6. Dia 4¼ins. (Plus 2 spare stands) 1 bowl with chip to rim.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 374
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese - Early 20th cent. bronze or Paklong rice bowl, cast decoration inside and out including carp and landscapes with character marks x 8. Diameter 4ins.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 375
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese - Early 20th cent. bronze rice bowls, internal cast decoration x 4. Diameter 4ins.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 376
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Early 20th cent. Chinese brass charger with dragon centre panel and outer border x 2. diameter 14ins. Plus a smaller, similar pattern, plate x 2 diameter 10ins. and singing bowls diameter 4½ins. (7).
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 377
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Javanese white metal cigarette case & compact, embossed decoration depicting lotus flowers, planished ground, marked 800. Approx. 7oz.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 378
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Javanese white metal circular cigarette box, plain decoration eagle in relief with motto Unity in Diversity (out of many one). Monk Duro (low grade) silver. Height 3½ins. x diameter 2⅝?ins.

Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 379
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 19th cent. Glass - Peking Amber cologne flask with carved sides and shoulders, front panel depicts seven immortals, back panel birds and blossoms, height 6½ins. width 4ins. diameter 2¼ins. Minus stopper.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 380
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver condiments, diamond shaped with applied character decoration x 4, Hung Chong mark to base, dragon plus misc x 2, glass liners x 4. Approx. 11ozs. (8 Condiments).
Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 381
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver - place name holders, depicting Chinese alphabet characters. Marked Z.S: Zeesung Shanghai x 8. Approx. 2½oz.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 382
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver bowl, melon shaped with flamed foot, Luen Wo mark to base. Approx. 5oz. Diameter 3¾ins. x height 2⅛?ins.

Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 383
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver tea caddy of square form with ribbed canted sides, indistinct mark to base. Height 4ins. width 3 x 3ins. 3ozs.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 384
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver miniature or tea for one teapot, sloping baluster shape, engraved floral decoration and key pattern around body. Character mark to base. Approx. 12oz. Height 4½ins. base diameter 3¼ins.
Estimate:  £150 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 385
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver teapot, bulbous form, raised bamboo decoration on a planished ground handle, finial & spout of bamboo form Shanghai marks. Approx. 15oz. Height 5½ins.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 386
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver spirit kettle, body melon shaped with birds, blossoms & fruit in high relief, height 5ins. The stand and lid of bamboo form, height 5ins. Woching Shanghai marks to base. 39oz.
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 387
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver trumpet shaped Epergne/table centre piece, openwork floral decoration. Composing stand, 1 central 12ins. 5ozs. surrounded by thee slightly smaller trumpets 11½ins. 11ozs. three hanging vases, 8ozs including liners. Stand 7½ins. (Minus suspension hangers). Indistinct character mark to base.
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 388
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver table decoration, trumpet holders, floral raised motif on planished ground, height 4¼ins., 3 trumpets, 3 hanging baskets, base height 1½ins. plus 2 suspension hangers, length 4¾ins. Approx. 11ozs.
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 389
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver - walking cane, handle embossed bamboo decoration and characters, Artisan/retailers mark to base. Approx. 2oz.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 390
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver - children's teething rattles, 4 bells, 3 cylinders, whistle and rod. Length 6ins.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 391
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver - children's teething rattles, three bells, whistle and rod - Artisan/retailers marks on whistle - a pair. Length 5¼ins.
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 392
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver - children's teething rattles, 3 bells, whistle & rod. Length 4½ins. Plus another double gourd 6 bells (2 missing) whistle, rod Artisan/retailers marks. Length 5ins. (3)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 393
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver small card cases, embossed cherry blossoms, marked Luen Wo, carved with planished decoration marked Wing On, engraved with bird and flowers, character mark beneath fold-over lid. All approx. 3 x 1¾ins. x ¼ins. (3) Approx. 4½ozs.
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 394
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver cigarette case, engraved "Good Luck" with Zee-Sung mark inside plus another mark D.D. 90. Approx. 7ozs.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 395
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver small trophies, two handled "Good Wishes" and a smaller one marked Zee Wo plus 4 others marked sterling and one handled a/f. Approx. 12oz.
Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 396
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver talcum powder flask with embossed chrysanthemum decoration on planished ground. Sincere Shanghai mark to base. Approx. 3ozs. Height 3¾ins. x width 2⅝?ins. diameter 1¼ins.

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 397
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Japanese export cigarette case Damascene black ground with gold & silver boats at a lakeside with Fuji in the background. Seal mark inside. Approx. 2oz. 3½ins. x 3¼ins. x ¼ins.

Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 398
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver cigarette case, engraved Pagoda and mountain scene overlaid with copper and mirror reverse inside case gold & black. Marked sterling 4ozs. 4½ins. x 3⅛?ins. x ⅜?ins.

Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 399
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver spoons and forks, misc makers and designs, no sets plus a baby pusher & feeder, makers include Tucksheng, Zee Wo, etc. Approx. 12ozs.
Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 400
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver pickle fork, bamboo stem x 10, bamboo stem with double loop finial x 6, plus twisted stem x 3 contained in small circular stand with embossed dragons. Approx. 2½ozs.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 401
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver hammered finish cocktail shaker with cup stamped to base L.W. possibly Luen Wo Shanghai. Height 8ins. Approx 11ozs.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 402
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver pierced bowl and beaten bowl plain central panel, 6 side panels depicting fish, flowers, sea creatures , the outer border floral themes on three supports. Diameter 6ins. height 1¾ins. Wo.Shing Shanghai marks. Approx. 3ozs.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 403
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Chinese export silver - dip pens, shaft decorated with embossed flower and mandarin finials. Length 6⅜?ins. A pair. 20gms.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 404
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Hallmarked silver baby's rattle, mother of pearl handle/teething stick acorn finial with two bells.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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