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  • Pair Chinese cloisonne crane prickets
    Estimate
    $1,200 - $1,800
    Lot 1001

    Pair Chinese cloisonne crane prickets

    Est.
    $1,200 - $1,800
  • (4) nice Chinese calligraphy and figure paintings
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    $1,200 - $1,800
    Lot 1002

    (4) nice Chinese calligraphy and figure paintings

    Est.
    $1,200 - $1,800
  • Pair Chinese Export porcelain peach tree vases
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1003

    Pair Chinese Export porcelain peach tree vases

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Chinese blue and red dragon bottle vase
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1004

    Chinese blue and red dragon bottle vase

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Large antique Thai carved wood Garuda
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1005

    Large antique Thai carved wood Garuda

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Chinese famille rose ginger jar and cover
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1006

    Chinese famille rose ginger jar and cover

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • (2) large antique Thai carved wood standing Shiva
    Estimate
    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1007

    (2) large antique Thai carved wood standing Shiva

    Est.
    $700 - $1,000
  • Pair Chinese famille jaune porcelain palace vases
    Estimate
    $6,000 - $8,000
    Lot 1008

    Pair Chinese famille jaune porcelain palace vases

    Est.
    $6,000 - $8,000
  • Pair Chinese porcelain foo lions mounted as lamps
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1009

    Pair Chinese porcelain foo lions mounted as lamps

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Chinese Order of Precious Brilliant Golden Grain medal
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1010

    Chinese Order of Precious Brilliant Golden Grain medal

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinese Export blue and white crocus or tulip pot
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1011

    Chinese Export blue and white crocus or tulip pot

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Chinese huanghuali two-tier picnic box, Tihe
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1012

    Chinese huanghuali two-tier picnic box, Tihe

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinese celadon jade Chilong belt hook
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    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 1013

    Chinese celadon jade Chilong belt hook

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    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Chinese carved Longquan celadon Phoenix-tail vase
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1014

    Chinese carved Longquan celadon Phoenix-tail vase

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    $300 - $500
  • Chinese huanghuali two-tier picnic box, Tihe
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1015

    Chinese huanghuali two-tier picnic box, Tihe

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Pair Chinese famille verte porcelain palace vases
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    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 1016

    Pair Chinese famille verte porcelain palace vases

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Small Chinese huanghuali carrying box
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1017

    Small Chinese huanghuali carrying box

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    $600 - $800
  • Chinese celadon jade Chilong belt hook
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    $1,200 - $1,800
    Lot 1018

    Chinese celadon jade Chilong belt hook

    Est.
    $1,200 - $1,800
  • Pair Chinese famille vert bottle vases
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1019

    Pair Chinese famille vert bottle vases

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    $400 - $600
  • Chinese huanghuali guanpixiang tabletop chest
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1020

    Chinese huanghuali guanpixiang tabletop chest

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinese carved jade seal paste box
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    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 1021

    Chinese carved jade seal paste box

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Chinese huanghuali folding mirror stand
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1022

    Chinese huanghuali folding mirror stand

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Pair Chinese famille rose teacups
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1023

    Pair Chinese famille rose teacups

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    $300 - $500
  • Chinese blue and white lidded jar
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1024

    Chinese blue and white lidded jar

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    $400 - $600
  • Unusual Chinese hardwood traveling scholar's table
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1025

    Unusual Chinese hardwood traveling scholar's table

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Chinese famille vert rouleau vase
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    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 1026

    Chinese famille vert rouleau vase

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    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Good Chinese Beijing gilt enamel bowl
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1027

    Good Chinese Beijing gilt enamel bowl

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    $600 - $800
  • (2) Chinese jade cat carvings
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1028

    (2) Chinese jade cat carvings

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Chinese "Eighteen Immortals" relief vase
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    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1029

    Chinese "Eighteen Immortals" relief vase

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    $700 - $1,000
  • Chinese jade and cloisonne ashtray
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1030

    Chinese jade and cloisonne ashtray

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinese Canton enamel yellow ground jardiniere
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1031

    Chinese Canton enamel yellow ground jardiniere

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    $400 - $600
  • Lifesize Sukothai style limestone Buddha
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    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 1032

    Lifesize Sukothai style limestone Buddha

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    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Chinese blue and white porcelain covered jar
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1033

    Chinese blue and white porcelain covered jar

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    $300 - $500
  • Burmese bronze recumbent Buddha
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    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1034

    Burmese bronze recumbent Buddha

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    $700 - $1,000
  • Chinese iron-red dragon ginger jar on stand
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1035

    Chinese iron-red dragon ginger jar on stand

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Chinese blue and white jar and cover
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1036

    Chinese blue and white jar and cover

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    $600 - $800
  • Chinese polychrome glazed porcelain footed bowl
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1037

    Chinese polychrome glazed porcelain footed bowl

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    $300 - $500
  • Chinese School, (2) fan face paintings
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1038

    Chinese School, (2) fan face paintings

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    $400 - $600
  • (3) Chinese Yixing enameled teapots
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1039

    (3) Chinese Yixing enameled teapots

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Thai lacquered bronze standing Buddha torso
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1040

    Thai lacquered bronze standing Buddha torso

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Pair small famille rose jaridinieres
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1041

    Pair small famille rose jaridinieres

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Antique Burmese gilt shrine converted to mirror
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1042

    Antique Burmese gilt shrine converted to mirror

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Chinese blue and white Meiping vase
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1043

    Chinese blue and white Meiping vase

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    $300 - $500
  • Antique Thai enameled copper lidded box
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1044

    Antique Thai enameled copper lidded box

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Early Chinese or Ryukyu nacre inlaid Kang
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1045

    Early Chinese or Ryukyu nacre inlaid Kang

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Pair Chinese Canton enamel Gu vases
    Estimate
    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1046

    Pair Chinese Canton enamel Gu vases

    Est.
    $700 - $1,000
  • (3) miniature Chinese bronze censers
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1047

    (3) miniature Chinese bronze censers

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Antique Thai enameled copper covered water bowl
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1048

    Antique Thai enameled copper covered water bowl

    Est.
    $300 - $500

Auction Description

Millea Bros Select, Day 1 by Millea Bros. Ltd.
Day One highlights include a group of Tang era Chineses pottery from the collection Beatrice and Robert B. Mayer; exceptional Ming era huanghuali and jade items from two prominent collections; finest examples of African and Oceanic art sourced from the Mathias Komar and JJ Klejman galleries, with pieces from the legendary Paul Guillaume collection; important examples of Native American weavings and carved artifacts from a distinguished Manhattan collection, including a fine 19th c. Cheyenne beaded pipe bag and Hopi Kachina doll. Modern Art and Design highlights include an important David Smith ink and tempera drawing from the legendary collection of Ben Heller; paintings and sculpture by Renoir, Hunt Slonem, Piero Dorazio, John Wells, Carroll Cloar, Sokichi Suga, and Leo Amino; fine art photography including nine works by Henri Cartier-Bresson, and iconic images by Ruth Orkin; a focus on important 20th c. French design includes works by Claude Lalanne, Eugene Printz, Maison Leleu, Jean Dunand, Pierre Patout, Hubert le Gall, and features a rare oversized Line Vautrin Soleil a Pointe n.3 mirror. Read more
Millea Bros. Ltd.
Boonton, NJ 07005
United States

info@milleabros.com

Phone:+19733771500

Buyer’s Premium

Start Premium (%)
$0 25.00

Bid Increments

Start Increments ($)
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000

Shipping Info

SHIPPING QUOTES: We recommend that all potential buyers obtain pack/ship estimates prior to bidding. MILLEA BROS. DOES NOT MAINTAIN AN IN-HOUSE SHIPPING DEPARTMENT OR PROVIDE PACK/SHIP QUOTES. All pack/ship questions or quote requests should be directed to Daks Global Logistics (tel: 484.879.6678, email: sales@daksglobal.com). Daks Global Logistics is our preferred shipping agent but you may, of course, use any shipper you choose. PROPERTY PICK-UP/SHIPPING/STORAGE POLICY: Thank you for your participation in our auction during these extraordinary times. Though we do not ship to winning bidders ourselves, to help make the buying process as easy and hassle-free as possible, we are relaxing our curbside pickup procedure for this sale. With restrictions on gallery access and transportation currently in place, we are happy to store all purchases onsite until normal transportation options resume (up to 60 days following the close of the sale). As of now, our local UPS store will be able to pick up and deliver small purchases, and our shipping partner, DAKS Global, can pick up any item you may purchase. Feel free to make arrangements with them if you are eager to receive your purchase right away. If you plan to pick up your purchase in person, it is important to call us in advance to make an appointment. We have developed a curbside pickup procedure that meets state mandated social distancing requirements. If you have a third party shipper you prefer to use, we can hold your item until they can safely make curbside pickup arrangements. We appreciate you letting us know as soon as possible what shipping method you choose, so we can make the appropriate accommodations for a smooth transaction. We will keep in touch with successful bidders via email as the situation progresses. Take care and stay healthy. Read more

Terms & Conditions

The property listed in this auction catalog will be offered by Millea Bros. Ltd. (Millea Bros.) as owner or as agent for their consignor(s) subject to the following terms and conditions. Any of the following conditions of sale may be amended, waived, or modified in the sole discretion of Millea Bros. Ltd. By placing a bid, whether present in the saleroom or by any other means, the buyer (bidder, purchaser) agrees to be bound by the following conditions of sale: 1) All property is sold in "as is" condition and all sales are final. Neither Millea Bros. nor their consignor(s) makes any representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to the property or the correctness of the catalogue or other description of the authenticity of authorship, physical condition, size, age, quality, rarity, importance, provenance, exhibitions, literature or historical relevance of the property or otherwise. Original provenance documentation depicted in the item listings may be replaced with copies at the auctioneer's discretion. This documentation is provided as a courtesy to the bidder. 2) The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the buyer. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid and shall advance the bid at his/her sole discretion. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer has absolute discretion to determine the successful buyer or to re-sell the disputed lot. If a dispute arises after the sale, Millea Bros.' record of the successful buyer and final sale price shall be conclusive. Millea Bros. reserves the right to withdraw, combine or divide any lot at any time before bidding commences. 3) The auctioneer has sole and exclusive discretion, and authority to regulate the following bidding increments: $0 - $100 ................$10 $101 - $500 ..............$25 $501 - $1,000 ............$50 $1,001 - $2,000 .........$100 $2,001 - $5,000 ........$250 $5,001 - $10,000 .......$500 $10,001 - $50,000 .....$1,000 $50,001 - $100,000 ....$2,500 $100,001 - $150,000 ...$5,000 $150,001 - and up ....$10,000 4) Some lots offered for sale may be subject to a reserve, which is a confidential minimum price below which a lot will not be sold. Under no circumstance will a reserve exceed the low estimate of the lot being offered. Consignors are prohibited from bidding on their own property, however, the auctioneer may implement reserves by bidding on behalf of the consignor. If bids on a lot fail to reach the reserve, the lot will be "passed" or "bought-in". 5) Absentee, telephone, and Internet bidding is offered as a convenience to our customers and, while we will make every effort to carry out your instructions, Millea Bros. cannot be held responsible for errors and omissions resulting in failure to execute your absentee and/or telephone bids. 6) Users of third-party internet bidding services shall indemnify and hold Millea Bros. and its consignors harmless against any claim arising out of or resulting from the use of such Internet Bidding Services, including all losses, damages, liabilities, and all fees, including reasonable attorney's fees, costs, and expenses incurred in connection with any claim. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Millea Bros. and its consignors be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use Internet Bidding Services. 7) Title of each lot passes upon the fall of the auctioneer's hammer to the highest acknowledged bidder. Thereafter, any loss by fire, theft, breakage, or any other cause is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. Merchandise must be packed and transported by the purchaser at his/her own risk and expense. If any employee or recommended agent of Millea Bros. shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk, responsibility, and expense of the purchaser and Millea Bros. shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by such employee or agent. Under no circumstances will Millea Bros.' liabilities to a purchaser exceed the purchase price actually paid. 8) The purchase price of each lot shall be the amount of the successful bid plus a twenty five percent (25%) buyer's premium. Unless exempt by law, all purchases, including buyer's premium, are subject to all state and local taxes applicable at the time of payment. 9) All payments are due immediately upon receipt of invoice. Payments will be accepted by cash, bank transfer, or check. Non-US purchasers must make payment using a US-dollar denominated check. Credit card payments are also accepted, but only under the following conditions: 1) the invoice is less than $2,000; 2) the credit card is swiped and an original signed receipt can be obtained at the time of the transaction or payment is made directly via our online invoice. Property purchased during the auction may not be removed until the full purchase price, including buyer's premium and all applicable taxes, have been paid. Millea Bros. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Millea Bros. a handling charge of $35 for any check returned for insufficient funds. A service charge of 1.5% will be added each month to unpaid balances beginning 30 days after the sale date. Any invoice not paid in full within thirty (30) days after the auction may be cancelled and the sale rescinded without further notice to the purchaser. 10) Millea Bros. Ltd. does not ship. The purchaser must pay for and remove all property from "the auction site" (Millea Bros. Auction Gallery, 607 Myrtle Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005) at his/her risk and expense. Buyers are welcome to use a pack/ship professional of their choice or to collect their purchases in person at "the auction site" within sixty days (60) following the auction event. All purchases not removed from "the auction site" within that timeframe will be released to a third party storage and shipping company, DAKS Global Logistics in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, and moved to their warehouse facility without further notice to the buyer. From that point forward, the buyer will coordinate all shipping, delivery and pickup arrangements with DAKS Global Logistics directly. DAKS will store merchandise free of charge for a period of up to (10) business days. After that period a one-time $25 handling fee will be assessed and a daily storage charge of $5 per lot/day will commence regardless of lot size or value. You may, of course, use any shipper you wish and no fees will be assessed providing your purchases are retrieved from DAKS within (10) business days. 11) If any applicable conditions contained herein are not complied with by the purchaser, Millea Bros. may, in addition to other remedies available by law; (a) hold the purchaser liable for the total purchase price; (b) retain any payment made by the purchaser, and/or (c) cancel the sale and resell the property without reserve and the original purchaser will be liable for any deficiency and added cost. NOTE REGARDING ANIMAL MATERIALS Certain property contained in this catalog may be constructed from, or may incorporate animal materials, and may require a license, permit or certificate for exportation or resale. It is the sole responsibility of the purchaser to obtain appropriate licenses. The sale of a lot will not be canceled if a purchaser cannot obtain the appropriate license, permit or certificate. CITES documents are not provided unless specified in the lot description.