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  • Group of Bronze Scoop, Cover, Stamp,Figures &Spear
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    $500 - $600
    Lot 1

    Group of Bronze Scoop, Cover, Stamp,Figures &Spear

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    $500 - $600
  • Group of 6 Chinese Bronze Weapon Accessories
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 2

    Group of 6 Chinese Bronze Weapon Accessories

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    $600 - $800
  • Group of 7 Chinese Bronze Figure, Scoll, Bracelet
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 3

    Group of 7 Chinese Bronze Figure, Scoll, Bracelet

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    $600 - $800
  • Chinese Bronze Sword w/ Inscription, Shang Dynasty
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    $300 - $400
    Lot 4

    Chinese Bronze Sword w/ Inscription, Shang Dynasty

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    $300 - $400
  • Group of 7 Chinese Antique Bronze Antiquities
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 5

    Group of 7 Chinese Antique Bronze Antiquities

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    $600 - $800
  • Group of 8 Antique Gilt Bronze Buddha & Ornament
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    $150 - $200
    Lot 6

    Group of 8 Antique Gilt Bronze Buddha & Ornament

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    $150 - $200
  • Group of 7 Bronze Ear Cleaner, Ring, Tweezers
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 7

    Group of 7 Bronze Ear Cleaner, Ring, Tweezers

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    $200 - $300
  • Group of 9 Chinese Bronze Hairpin, Tang -Song D.
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 8

    Group of 9 Chinese Bronze Hairpin, Tang -Song D.

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    $200 - $300
  • Chinese Bronze Cover, Western Zhou
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 9

    Chinese Bronze Cover, Western Zhou

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    $200 - $300
  • Indian Sand Stone Carving, 10th C.
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 10

    Indian Sand Stone Carving, 10th C.

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    $200 - $300
  • South Indian Stone Carving of Shiva,7-8th C.
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    $200 - $250
    Lot 11

    South Indian Stone Carving of Shiva,7-8th C.

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    $200 - $250
  • Asian Pottery Figure, 7-8th C.
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    $100 - $150
    Lot 12

    Asian Pottery Figure, 7-8th C.

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    $100 - $150
  • Khmer Stone Head of Budhha, 10-11th C.
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 13

    Khmer Stone Head of Budhha, 10-11th C.

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    $200 - $300
  • Indian Stone Figure of Buddha, 10-11th C.
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    $300 - $400
    Lot 14

    Indian Stone Figure of Buddha, 10-11th C.

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    $300 - $400
  • 3 Chinese Bronze Buddha Head, Northern Wei
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    $200 - $250
    Lot 15

    3 Chinese Bronze Buddha Head, Northern Wei

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    $200 - $250
  • South East Asian Bronze Buddha Figure, 17-18th C.
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    $500 - $600
    Lot 16

    South East Asian Bronze Buddha Figure, 17-18th C.

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    $500 - $600
  • South East Asian Gilt Bronze Figure, 18th C.
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    $100 - $150
    Lot 17

    South East Asian Gilt Bronze Figure, 18th C.

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    $100 - $150
  • Chinese Gilt Bronze Buddha Figure, 17-18th C.
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 18

    Chinese Gilt Bronze Buddha Figure, 17-18th C.

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    $200 - $300
  • Chinese Gilt Bronze Buddha Statue ,19th C.
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    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 19

    Chinese Gilt Bronze Buddha Statue ,19th C.

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    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Chinese Tang Style Marble Stone Buddha Statue
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 20

    Chinese Tang Style Marble Stone Buddha Statue

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    $600 - $800
  • A Bronze Nepal Buddha, 19th C.
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    $500 - $600
    Lot 21

    A Bronze Nepal Buddha, 19th C.

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    $500 - $600
  • Chinese Gilt Bronze Buddha ,Northern Wei
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    $500 - $600
    Lot 22

    Chinese Gilt Bronze Buddha ,Northern Wei

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    $500 - $600
  • Chinese Spinasch Jadeite Dish, Qing Dynasty
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    $400 - $500
    Lot 23

    Chinese Spinasch Jadeite Dish, Qing Dynasty

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    $400 - $500
  • Chinese Jadeite Cattle
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    $300 - $400
    Lot 24

    Chinese Jadeite Cattle

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    $300 - $400
  • 2 Chinese Jade Ornament (Eye Cover), Western Zhou
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    $500 - $600
    Lot 25

    2 Chinese Jade Ornament (Eye Cover), Western Zhou

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    $500 - $600
  • Group of 12 Antique Jade, Jadeite, Agate Ornament
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 26

    Group of 12 Antique Jade, Jadeite, Agate Ornament

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinese Han Style Jade Axe Blade w/ Inscription
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    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 27

    Chinese Han Style Jade Axe Blade w/ Inscription

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    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Chinese Archaistic Han Style Jade Bi
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    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 28

    Chinese Archaistic Han Style Jade Bi

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    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Chinese White Jade carving of Lingzhi
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 29

    Chinese White Jade carving of Lingzhi

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    $600 - $800
  • Chinese Carved Jade of Guanyin w/ Stand
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    $3,000 - $4,000
    Lot 30

    Chinese Carved Jade of Guanyin w/ Stand

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    $3,000 - $4,000
  • Group of 8 Spinach Jadeite Cups & Dish
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    $500 - $600
    Lot 31

    Group of 8 Spinach Jadeite Cups & Dish

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    $500 - $600
  • Chinese Spinach Jadeite Table Screen, Qing Dynasty
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 32

    Chinese Spinach Jadeite Table Screen, Qing Dynasty

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    $600 - $800
  • Chinese Jadeite Figure of "Shou" Deity, Qing D.
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    $300 - $400
    Lot 33

    Chinese Jadeite Figure of "Shou" Deity, Qing D.

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    $300 - $400
  • Chinese Hetian Jade Deer, Ming Dynasty
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 34

    Chinese Hetian Jade Deer, Ming Dynasty

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    $600 - $800
  • 2 Chinese Hetian Jade Pendant, Qing Dynasty
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    $500 - $600
    Lot 35

    2 Chinese Hetian Jade Pendant, Qing Dynasty

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    $500 - $600
  • Chinese Jadeite Carving of Vegetable,Bat & Fruit
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    $300 - $350
    Lot 36

    Chinese Jadeite Carving of Vegetable,Bat & Fruit

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    $300 - $350
  • A Chinese Green Jadeite Shanzi & Wood Base
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 37

    A Chinese Green Jadeite Shanzi & Wood Base

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinese Chicken Bone White Jade Sword Accessories
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    $700 - $800
    Lot 38

    Chinese Chicken Bone White Jade Sword Accessories

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    $700 - $800
  • Chinese White Jade Pendent, Qing Dynasty
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 39

    Chinese White Jade Pendent, Qing Dynasty

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    $600 - $800
  • 2 Large Chinese B & Copper Red Snuff Bottle,19th C
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 40

    2 Large Chinese B & Copper Red Snuff Bottle,19th C

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    $600 - $800
  • 4 Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle, 19th C.
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 41

    4 Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle, 19th C.

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    $600 - $800
  • Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle,Qing Dynasty
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    $300 - $400
    Lot 42

    Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle,Qing Dynasty

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    $300 - $400
  • 2 Chinese Blue & Copper Red Snuff Bottle, 19th C.
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    $250 - $300
    Lot 43

    2 Chinese Blue & Copper Red Snuff Bottle, 19th C.

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    $250 - $300
  • Group of 10 Asian Miniature Vases, 19-20th C.
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 44

    Group of 10 Asian Miniature Vases, 19-20th C.

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    $200 - $300
  • Chinese Blue& Copper Red Snuff "Boy"Bottle,19th C.
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 45

    Chinese Blue& Copper Red Snuff "Boy"Bottle,19th C.

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    $200 - $300
  • Group of 4 Porcelain & Glass Snuff Bottle,20th C.
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    $150 - $200
    Lot 46

    Group of 4 Porcelain & Glass Snuff Bottle,20th C.

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    $150 - $200
  • Korean Celadon Glazed Slip Inlaid Wine Pot, 17th C
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    $800 - $1,000
    Lot 47

    Korean Celadon Glazed Slip Inlaid Wine Pot, 17th C

    Est.
    $800 - $1,000
  • 4 Korean Celadon Slip Inlaid Bowls, 13-14th C.
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    $300 - $400
    Lot 48

    4 Korean Celadon Slip Inlaid Bowls, 13-14th C.

    Est.
    $300 - $400

Auction Description

Summer Asian Art, Francis Caro's Estate Sale	 by Tenmoku Auctions Inc
Featuring a select number of rare pieces including Japanese art, Chinese antiques, bronze and estate from Francis Caro. Francis J. Caro was the only son of Frank and Marie Ann Caro. Born l938-2007. He graduated from the prestigious Hotchkiss School, later University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Architecture. He earned his BA degree from Columbia University. From l963-1965 he completed courses for his Masters degree in the history of Oriental Art , Columbia University.. The following years he worked with his father at The Frank Caro Gallery, 57th St. and Madison Ave, NYC. The gallery was formerly owned by C.T. Loo. and he learned a great deal from both his father and C.T. Loo From 1965 till l992 , he was the sole owner of the Frank Caro Co. During those years, major museums were among his best clients i.e. Metropolitan Musem of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Cleveland Museum of Art. Many prestigious clients : Jacqueline Kennedy, Avery Brundage, President Hoover to name a few. He was a member of the Antiques Association, NYC, The China Institute and was a respected appraiser. His career spanned over 30 years and he earned and excellent reputation as a dealer and appraiser. The Frank Caro archives , formerly at NYU , are now located in the Musee Guimet in Paris. Mr. Caro was a world traveller and won 62 first prizes for his travel photography. Due to the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, preview is avaiable by appointment only. If you have any questions regarding to the lot items, please send us an email to info@tenmokuauctions.com. Preview: Saturday, July 10 - Wednesday, July 14 11:00AM - 5:00PM Read more
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