June 18, 2020 01:00 PM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Five Asian Blue and White Miniature Vessels

porcelain ovoid form vase depicting figures, 1-7/8 in.; two water pots with depictions of figures in a landscape, both with underglaze blue Chenghua reign mark within double ring mark to base, tallest 2 in.; small porcelain bowl with architectural and landscape scenes and character text, gilt accents, underglaze blue double ring mark around foot, 3 in. diameter; small porcelain lidded teapot depicting crabs and sea grass with poetic inscriptions, handle with braided square knot, 2-1/4 in.

Note: Objects from this personal collection were acquired in Shanghai, China between the years 1862-1902. They were collected by Frederick and Margaret Haskell. Mr. Haskell was the owner of the Japan and China Trading Company. The couple retired to Lake Weir Florida in 1902, bringing these collected objects with them to the United States and they descended through the family to current day. These objects are now being offered to the public for the first time by Brunk Auctions.

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Provenance:Collected in Shanghai, China prior to 1902 by Frederick and Margaret Haskell; By descent in family to Frances Arnold; Private Collection, Newnan, Georgia


some pin holes and glaze voids, tea pot handle with small stress crack, tea pot lid with some small stress cracks and small rough section on rim, light wear and abrasions consistent with age and use

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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