Fall iGAVEL Asian and fine art antiques auction with online-only bidding

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Our Fall 2014 auction bidding opens Thursday, September 25 and ends Wednesday, October 8 featuring Asian antiques and decorative arts from the estate of Dr. Barbara K. Newton, along with objects from other fine Southeastern estates and collections. Dr. Barbara Newton was a veterinarian whose passion for dragons led her to establish a privately owned museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This museum housed, among other things, her lifelong collection of Chinese and Japanese dragon-related decorative arts. This auction features what are believed to be the finest dragon-themed decorative arts from Dr. Newtons collection. 25% Buyers Premium (cash/check/certified funds). Auction preview by appointment at the Cherokee Mills Building, 2240 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville, Tennessee 37919. Written absentee bid forms will also be accepted from individuals who do not have internet bidding capability. http://caseantiques.com

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<ul><li><p>FalliGAVEL201410/29/2014-11/12/2014</p><p>LOT#</p><p>GroupingofcarvedAsianjadeincludingone(1)carvedplaquewithsilverbucklemounts(markedChina),one(1)carveddiscstrungasanecklacewithjadebeads,one(1)archer'sringw/carvedfalcon,three(3)smallcircularcarveddiscsandtwo(2)carvedpendants,onewhitejadewithcraneandbamboodecoration.Late19th/early20thcentury.8itemstotal.Provenance:FromthecollectionofEmilSigmundFischer(1865-1945).BorninVienna,Fischerwasabankerandworldtraveler,movingtoShanghai,Chinain1894.HemovedtoNewYorkCityfrom1899to1906andthenlaterreturnedtoChina,settlinginTientsin,workingasanimporterandexporter.DuringWorldWarII,hewasheldasaprisonerbytheJapanesebeginningin1941untilhisdeathin1945.Hewrotetwotravelbookstitled"GuidetoPekingandItsEnvirons"(Tientsin,1909)and"TravelsinChina,1894-1940"(Tientsin,1941).DescendedthroughthefamilyofEmilFischer.References:NYT,March2,1945,"TheUnitedStatesinAsia,AHistoricalDictionary"byDavidShavit,1990,pp.166-167andAncestry.com.Condition:Allitemsverygoodcondition.400.00-600.00</p><p>35941428AsianCarvedJadeitems</p><p>ArchaicstyleChinesejadelibationjug,roundedoblongandfootedform,celadonwithrussetinclusions;figuraldragonheadhandleandreliefcarvedbody.3-5/8"Hx5"Lx2"D.Provenance:thecollectionofStephenandLisaSteinerSmall,Nashville,TN.Condition:2chipsonbacktopedgenearhandle(1/8"and1/16"diameter),1/4"areaofroughness/wearonfronttopedgenearspout.300.00-400.00</p><p>3594143JadeLibationJug</p><p>Chineseceladonjadefootedvaseandcover,thevaseofrectangularformwithcarvedscrollormaskdesigntoeachsideandpiercedgeometricdoublesidehandles;thesidehandlesandlidallwithattachedcarveddecorativerings.Vaseisadheredtocarvedhardwoodstand.7-1/2"H(including3/4"stand).Chinese,probablyearly20thcentury.Provenance:thecollectionofStephenandLisaSteinerSmall,Nashville,TN.Condition:Imperfectionorpossiblerepairtoonelowersideofvaseandlowermostringonsameside;blacklightshows2hairlinecrackstofoot,fullrepairedbreaktoonesideoflid.200.00-300.00</p><p>3594144CeladonJadecoveredvasewithringhandles</p><p>Grey-whitejadevaseandcover,thebodywithdoublecarvedsidehandles,thefrontandbackrelief-carvedwithasceneofaphoenixamidbranches,withamottledapple-greencarveddragonattheneck.Thecoveriscarvedintheformofaphoenixwithfloweringbranchinitsmouth.Footofvaseandloweredgeofcoverarecarvedinafretdesign.Chinese,20thcentury.Vaseandcover7-1/2"H,hardwoodbasewithgiltinciseddesign1-1/4"H.Provenance:thecollectionofStephenandLisaSteinerSmall,Nashville,TN.Condition:Excellentcondition.300.00-500.00</p><p>3594145JadeCoveredVase</p><p>Grey-whiteJadesnuffbottle,ovoidformwithrelief-carveddesigntofront,silver-metalmounteddarkredambercolorlidandsilvermetalspoon,2-1/4"H.Provenance:thecollectionofStephenandLisaSteinerSmall,Nashville,TN.Condition:Verygoodcondition.200.00-300.00</p><p>3594146Gray-WhiteJadeSnuffBottle</p></li><li><p>FalliGAVEL201410/29/2014-11/12/2014</p><p>Page:2CaseAntiques,Inc.</p><p>LOT#</p><p>2Chinesecarvedstonefigures.1stitem:Whitejadecarvingofafigure,possiblyanimmortal,holdingafloweringbranch.2"H.2nditem:Carvedlapisfigureofarecliningimmortalinrobesandhat.2"L.Bothitemshaveconformingcarvedhardwoodstands,3/4"H.Chinese,late19thtoearly20thcentury.Provenance:thecollectionofStephenandLisaSteinerSmall,Nashville,TN.Condition:Thereisaholeinthewhitejadefigure'shandwhichmaybenatural,otherwisebothitemsinexcellentcondition.300.00-350.00</p><p>3594147WhiteJadeandLapisCarvedFigures</p><p>Smallwhitejadebouldercarving,depictingtwoscholarfiguresandtreesatthebaseoftwinmountains,withpagodasortemplesalsopresent.Acoupleofdarkspeckleinclusionsatedges.Customfittedhardwoodstand.Attrib.ChienLungperiod.3-1/8"Lx1-1/3"H(notincludingstand).Provenance:thecollectionofStephenandLisaSteinerSmall,Nashville,TN.Condition:1/16"chiptoundersideatedge,1/16"chiptotopofpagodaandpossibleminutechipstotopsofotherbuildings.300.00-400.00</p><p>3594148Whitejademountaincarving</p><p>LargedecorativeChineseMongolianceremonialjeweleddaggerandsheath.Ebonizedwoodensheathfeaturesembossedsilvermetalmounts,insetwithfourjadediscscarvedwithdragondesigns;alsoinsetsemi-preciousstones(includingcoralandturquoise),withappliedfiguralsilverdragonhandles.Ebonizedwooddaggerhilthasembossedsilvermetalmounts,insetwithsemi-preciousstones.Approximately281/2"L.Bladelength11".20thcentury.Provenance:EstateofBarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:Dentingtowoodenportionofsheath.Tanishtosilverwithsomescatteredmissingstones.400.00-600.00</p><p>3594149ChineseMongolianCeremonialDaggerw/Jade</p><p>MeijiSilverCream&amp;SugarService.JapaneseMeijiperiodsterling(925/1000orhigher)creamerandsugarbowl,thebodieswithraised,highreliefdecorationofwrithingthree-toeddragonsamidfoamingwavescrolls,thehandlesandsugarbowllidcastwithadditionalfiguraldragons.BothitemssignedonundersidewithJapanesecharactermarks.Bowl5"Hx6"Wx4"D,Creamormilkpitcher4"Hx6"Wx4"D.21.85oztroy.Japanese,late19thcentury.Provenance:EstateofBarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:Bothitemsoverallverygoodcondition.800.00-1,200.00</p><p>3594150JapaneseMeijiSilverSugar&amp;Creamer</p><p>GroupofChineseexportsilveritemsincludingapairofsmallgobletswithscenic,figuralandshielddecorationandmarksforHungChong(late19th-early20thcentury);one(1)napkinringwithraiseddecoration,alsomarkedforHungChong,monogammed;andone(1)silversaltcellarhavingshousymboldecorationandfiguraldragonfeet,markedonthebase.Cobaltglassliner.Itemsrangeinsizefrom11/8"Hto27/8"H.4.090totaltroyounces.Provenance:FromthecollectionofEmilSigmundFischer(1865-1945).BorninVienna,Fischerwasabankerandworldtraveler,movingtoShanghai,Chinain1894.HemovedtoNewYorkCityfrom1899to1906andthenlaterreturnedtoChina,settlinginTientsin,workingasanimporterandexporter.DuringWorldWarII,hewasheldasaprisonerbytheJapanesebeginningin1941untilhisdeathin1945.Hewrotetwotravelbookstitled"GuidetoPekingandItsEnvirons"(Tientsin,1909)and"TravelsinChina,1894-1940"(Tientsin,1941).DescendedthroughthefamilyofEmilFischer.References:NYT,March2,1945,"TheUnitedStatesinAsia,AHistoricalDictionary"byDavidShavit,1990,pp.166-167andAncestry.com.Condition:Allitemsoverallgoodconditionwithexpectedwear.Somechippingtocobaltliner.300.00-350.00</p><p>35941514ChineseExportSilvertableitems</p><p>Four(4)piecesofAsiansilverincludingaChineseExportsterlingmirrorandbrushhavingraiseddragondesignwithmarksforWangHing&amp;Company(HongKong-Late19th/Early20th</p><p>35941525SilverDragonItemsinc.ChineseMirrorandBrus</p></li><li><p>FalliGAVEL201410/29/2014-11/12/2014</p><p>Page:3CaseAntiques,Inc.</p><p>century);amarkedsterlingsilverinrowithembosseddragondecoration,strungtogetherwithasilverbeadandbuttononagreycord;asilverovercopperphotoframewithembosseddragondecorationandplaqueenversoreading"MadeinJapan";plusaSwedishsterlingsaltcellarintheformofaVikingshipwithadragonheadbowandstemandcobaltglassliner.Sizesrangefrom25/8"Lto111/8"L.Allitemswiththeexceptionofthedressersetare20thcentury.Provenance:EstateofBarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:Mostitemsoverallverygoodcondition.Weartosilverfinishofframewithsomecoppervisible.300.00-400.00</p><p>1stitem:14Kyellowgoldtie-clipwithembosseddragonchasingpear-shapedapple-greenjadestone.15/8"L,marked14Konback.5.2grams.2nditem:14Kyellowgoldroundmottledgreenjadedischighlightedwith14kdragonsand3semi-preciousstones,17/8"diameter.goldtestedas14K.21.3gramstotal.3rditem:14ksignetringwithmottledgreenjadestonesetinadragondesignmounting,size7,5.4grams.4thitem:10Ksignetringwithprongsetbluelapisstonesetindragonmouthdesign,interiorwithcharactermarksand"HM",testedas10K.5thitem:Gold-metalandgreenjadependantofdragonclingingtoovalstone,13"drop.6thitem:giltsilverfilligreelinkbraceletofinlaidmottledgreenjadecarveddogsordragons,withsafetychain,markedSILVER,7"L.0.81oztroy.Allitems20thcentury.Provenance:EstateofBarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:Excellentconditionexceptforgiltwornonpendantandbracelet.Clasponbraceletisbroken.400.00-600.00</p><p>3594153GoldandJadeJewelrywithdragondesign</p><p>1stgroup:Two14Kyellowgoldlinkbraceletswithsemi-preciousstones,alternatinglinkswithdragonmotifs.Allonyxbracelet:7"L,Multi-stonebracelet:71/2"L,Bothmarked14k,585.23gramstotalweightoftwobracelets.2ndgroup:Three14Kyellowgoldringswithdragondesignsincluding1withdragonholdingapartialfreshwaterpearl(size7),1ringwith2dragonheadsandwhitestonehighlightsandredstoneeyes(size8adjustable),</p><p>359415414KJewelrywithdragondesign</p><p>1ringwithwrap"headtotail"design(size6).Totalweightof3rings:14.4grams.6thitem:Redcoral56"L(2.75mm-3.10mm)beadnecklacewithcarvedcoraldragon14Kpendant/enhancer(11/8"H).Baleclasp,notmarkedbuttestedas14K:0.6grams.Pendant,includingcoralandgoldback:7.4grams.Necklaceclaspisgold-plated.Sixitemstotal,all20thcentury.Provenance:EstateofBarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:Allinverygoodconditionwithminorsurfacescratchesduetowear.400.00-500.00</p><p>1stitem:Carvedwhitejadebraceletdepictingtwodragonheadsclaspingpearlinmouths(8"interiorcircumference).2nditem:Giltsilvercloisonnebanglebracelethavingenameledoverlaydecorationdepictingtwo(2)green,blueandpurpleenameledflyingdragons.MarkedS925,withsafetyclasp.71/4"interiorcircumference.3rditem:Giltsilvermeshandcloisonnebracelethavingadoubledragon-headclasp,theheadswithblueenameledaccentsandredglasseyes,markedS925,clasppinbroken.Provenance:EstateofBarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:1stitem:Overallexcellentcondition.2nditem:Slightweartogiltandcloisonne.3rditem:Weartocloisonne,clasppinbroken.300.00-350.00</p><p>35941553ChineseBraceletsinc.WhiteJade</p><p>1stitem:Chinesecarvedsoapstonebuckleintheshapeofadragonandbabydragon,47/8"L.2nd-4thitems:Threecarvedhardstonependantsofdragonsinvariousforms,onependantwith14Kbale,15/8"to21/4"H.Allearly20thcentury.Provenance:EstateofBarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:Allinverygoodcondition.200.00-250.00</p><p>3594156ChineseBuckle&amp;3Pendants</p><p>Japanesecloisonneandbronzelamp,theshadehavingwhiteenameledbands,openworkdragonandclouddesignanddomedtop,thebasehavingwhiteenamelfloralandbronzedragonmotif.28"totalH.Shadediameter173/4".1stquarter20thcentury.Provenance:Estateof</p><p>3594157JapaneseCloisonne&amp;BronzeLamp</p></li><li><p>FalliGAVEL201410/29/2014-11/12/2014</p><p>Page:4CaseAntiques,Inc.</p><p>BarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:Scatteredbreaksandlossestoshade.Scatteredwearandlossestoenameleddecoration.300.00-350.00</p><p>Chinesebronzecenseronfittedwoodenbase,fittedpiercedwoodentop.Bronzecenserhighlightedwithpanelsoffoliageandfretworkpatternsplustwoappliedraiseddecorations,allsupportedbytripodfeet.Oldpaperlabelonwoodenbaseandtop.51/2"Hx51/4"Diameter.Mid19thcentury.Provenance:FromthecollectionofEmilSigmundFischer(1865-1945).BorninVienna,Fischerwasabankerandworldtraveler,movingtoShanghai,Chinain1894.HemovedtoNewYorkCityfrom1899to1906andthenlaterreturnedtoChina,settlinginTientsin,workingasanimporterandexporter.DuringWorldWarII,hewasheldasaprisonerbytheJapanesebeginningin1941untilhisdeathin1945.Hewrotetwotravelbookstitled"GuidetoPekingandItsEnvirons"(Tientsin,1909)and"TravelsinChina,1894-1940"(Tientsin,1941).DescendedthroughthefamilyofEmilFischer.References:NYT,March2,1945,"TheUnitedStatesinAsia,AHistoricalDictionary"byDavidShavit,1990,pp.166-167andAncestry.com.Condition:Finailmissingfromtop.Smallholeinbasenearonefoot.Minorsurfacegrime.500.00-600.00</p><p>359415819thc.ChineseBronzeCenser</p><p>Groupof3bronzeChinesescholar'stableitems.1stgroup:Tworectangularshapedplaqueswithwoodenstands,onesidehavingraiseddragondecorationwithfourcharactermarkstothecenter,reversesidewitharchaicsymbols.Plaque:43/8"Hx21/4"Wea.Stand:31/2"Hx27/8"Wea.3rditem:Bronzebrushrestintheformofamountainrangewithfivemountainpeaks,41/4"Hx7"Wx15/8"D.Late19th/Early20thcentury.Provenance:FromthecollectionofEmilSigmundFischer(1865-1945).BorninVienna,Fischerwasabankerandworldtraveler,movingtoShanghai,Chinain1894.HemovedtoNewYorkCityfrom1899to1906andthenlaterreturnedtoChina,settlinginTientsin,workingasanimporterandexporter.DuringWorldWarII,hewasheldasaprisonerbytheJapanese</p><p>35941593ChineseBronzeScholar'sTableItems</p><p>beginningin1941untilhisdeathin1945.Hewrotetwotravelbookstitled"GuidetoPekingandItsEnvirons"(Tientsin,1909)and"TravelsinChina,1894-1940"(Tientsin,1941).DescendedthroughthefamilyofEmilFischer.References:NYT,March2,1945,"TheUnitedStatesinAsia,AHistoricalDictionary"byDavidShavit,1990,pp.166-167andAncestry.com.Condition:Plaquesoverallverygoodconditionwithsomeoxidation.Damagetobracketsofbothstands.Smallholetobackofbrushholder.300.00-350.00</p><p>Groupof2ChinesebronzeitemswithArabicscript.1stitem:BronzeChinesecenserontripodfeethavingthreemedallionstobodythatcontainArabicscript.6characterHsuanTemarktobase,31/4"Hx6"Woverall.2nditem:CoveredChinesebronzeroundbox,thetopwithembossedArabicscriptandincisedflowerdecoration,2"Hx37/8"dia.19th/Early20thcentury.Provenance:FromthecollectionofEmilSigmundFischer(1865-1945).BorninVienna,Fischerwasabankerandworldtraveler,movingtoShanghai,Chinain1894.HemovedtoNewYorkCityfrom1899to1906andthenlaterreturnedtoChina,settlinginTientsin,workingasanimporterandexporter.DuringWorldWarII,hewasheldasaprisonerbytheJapanesebeginningin1941untilhisdeathin1945.Hewrotetwotravelbookstitled"GuidetoPekingandItsEnvirons"(Tientsin,1909)and"TravelsinChina,1894-1940"(Tientsin,1941).DescendedthroughthefamilyofEmilFischer.References:NYT,March2,1945,"TheUnitedStatesinAsia,AHistoricalDictionary"byDavidShavit,1990,pp.166-167andAncestry.com.Condition:Allitemsoverallverygoodcondition.Oldlabelonundersideofwoodenlid.400.00-500.00</p><p>35941602ChineseBronzeitems,ArabicScript</p><p>1stitem:Chinesebronzesilverinlaidcenserwithwoodencover,footedbase,shapedhandles,silverinlaytobodyandhandles,archaicdesignpattern,Chinesemarkingstobaseunderside,4"Hx61/2"Wx41/4"D.4thitem:ChinesebronzebottleformvasehavingincisedfretworkdecorationtotheneckandtwomedallionstobodythatcontainArabicscript,5</p><p>35941612ChineseBronzesinclud.InlaidCenser</p></li><li><p>FalliGAVEL201410/29/2014-11/12/2014</p><p>Page:5CaseAntiques,Inc.</p><p>7/8"H.19th/Early20thcentury.Provenance:FromthecollectionofEmilSigmundFischer(1865-1945).BorninVienna,Fischerwasabankerandworldtraveler,movingtoShanghai,Chinain1894.HemovedtoNewYorkCityfrom1899to1906andthenlaterreturnedtoChina,settlinginTientsin,workingasanimporterandexporter.DuringWorldWarII,hewasheldasaprisonerbytheJapanesebeginningin1941untilhisdeathin1945.Hewrotetwotravelbookstitled"GuidetoPekingandItsEnvirons"(Tientsin,1909)and"TravelsinChina,1894-1940"(Tientsin,1941).DescendedthroughthefamilyofEmilFischer.References:NYT,March2,1945,"TheUnitedStatesinAsia,AHistoricalDictionary"byDavidShavit,1990,pp.166-167andAncestry.com.Condition:Itemsinoverallverygoodcondition.Oldfinialtowoodencovermissing,acoupleofdentstoundersidebaseedge.400.00-500.00</p><p>Chinesebronzearchaisticphoenixbirdsculpturewithoutstreachedwings,burnerholder(fittedwithwoodenburner)tothebaseofthetailandextendedtonguethatservesasaholderforanembossedbronzeteapot.Unmarked.Birdholdermeasures111/2"Hx61/4"Wx81/4"D.Teapotmeasures6"H(withhandle)xapprox.7"W.20thcentury.Condition:Bothitemsoverallgoodcondition.Woodencoveringonteapothandlewithlosses.300.00-350.00</p><p>3594162ChineseBronzeBirdBurnerw/BronzeTeapot</p><p>Setofsix19thcenturyChineseQingDynastyImperialstyleporcelaincupsandsaucers.Yellowgroundwithincisedandenameledgreendragon,pearl,andmagicfungusdecoration.BluesixcharacterKuangHsumarkstobases.Saucers:17/8"Hx47/8"diameter.Teacups:21/2"Hx31/8"W.Provenance:EstateofBarbaraKNewton,Chattanooga,TN.Condition:Onesaucerwith1/8"Lfiringcrack.2ndsaucerwith3/8"Lhairline.3rdsaucerwith...</p></li></ul>