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A blue and white 'Shou' brush pot. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722). Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). D 19.4 cm. Estimate: RMB 2,800,000-3,800,000. Price Realized: RMB 3,220,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

BEIJING.- China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd, the leading Chinese auction house based on sales volume,hosted its 30th Quarterly Auction on June 16-18, 2012, in Beijing, and was well received by thousands of bidders. Favored items sold for up to thirty times the estimated price.

Highlights include: 

Porcelain, Furniture and Works of Art
In the Porcelain and Works of Art session on June 16th, a doucai bowl featuring Taoist patterns and produced during the Yongzheng Period of the Qing Dynasty, was auctioned at 828,000 yuan (130,327 US dollars). The item was noted for its perfect balance of brightness and vigor of colors.

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A doucai bowl. Yongzheng Period . Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). D 13.3 cm. Estimate: RMB 500,000-800,000. Price Realized: RMB 828,000. Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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A blue and white stem bowl. Chenghua Period -Zhengde Period. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). D 13.7 cm. Estimate: RMB 250,000-350,000. Price Realized: RMB 690,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

A blue and white stem bowl produced during the Ming Dynasty depicted fifteen children on its surface, which contrasted to even numbers often utilized in traditional techniques, and sold for 690,000 yuan (108,606 US dollars). Additionally, three lots from the Qing Dynasty included a green-glazed vase of the Dao Guang Period, which sold at 345,000 yuan (54,303 US dollars); a blue-glazed vase of the Qianlong Period, which sold at 253,000 yuan (39,822 US dollars); and a white jade pendant and a celadon jade pendant, which sold for 230,000 yuan (36,202 US dollars) collectively.

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A green-glazed vase. Daoguang Period. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). H 12.8 cm. Estimate: RMB 300,000-500,000. Price Realized: RMB 345,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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A blue-glazed vase. Qianlong Period. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). H 23.4 cm. Estimate: RMB 220,000-320,000. Price Realized: RMB 253,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

In the Porcelain session, a sancai dish produced in the Kangxi Period sold at 805,000 yuan (126,707 US dollars). The dish was known for the blessing connotation of its patterns, which featured pomegranates, representing a multitude of children; peaches, presenting longevity; and citrus, signifying wealth. Also, a red-glazed vase of the Daoguang Period sold at 230,000 yuan (36,202 US dollars); a blue and white brush-pot of the Kangxi Period sold at 207,000 yuan (32,581 US dollars); and a famille-rose vase of the Guangxu Period sold at 184,000 yuan (28,961 US dollars).

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A sancai dish. Kangxi Period. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). D 24.9 cm. Estimate: RMB 500,000-800,000. Price Realized: RMB 805,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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red-glazed vase. Daoguang Period. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). H 29.8 cm. Estimate: RMB 200,000-300,000. Price Realized: RMB 230,000.. Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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A blue and white brush-pot. Kangxi Period. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). D 18. cm. Estimate: RMB 180,000-280,000. Price Realized: RMB 207,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

Among the fifty Buddha figures in the 30th Quarterly Auction, highlights included a bronze figure of Buddha of the Qianlong Period, which sold at 552,000 yuan (86,884 US dollars); and a bronze figure of Kwan-yin from the Ming Dynasty which sold at 517,500 yuan (81,454 US dollars). Additionally, a Japanese iron teapot (lot 4520) and two fine silver teapots (lots 4506 and 4552) sold at 287,500 yuan (45,252 US dollars), 101,200 yuan (15,928 US dollars), and 89,700 yuan (14,118 US dollars), respectively.

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bronze figure of Buddha. Qianlong Period.Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). H 19.5 cm. Estimate: RMB 460,000-660,000. Price Realized: RMB 552,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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A bronze figure of Kwan-yin. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). H 32.5 cm. Estimate: RMB 250,000-350,000. Price Realized: RMB 517,500.. Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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Japanese iron teapot.  H 19.4 cm. Estimate: RMB 250,000-350,000. Price Realized: RMB 287,500Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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A fine Japanese silver teapot. H 25 cm. Estimate: RMB 85,000-125,000. Price Realized: RMB 101,200Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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A fine Japanese silver teapot. H 20 cm. Estimate: RMB 70,000-100,000. Price Realized: RMB 89,700. Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

This year, the Classical Furniture session offered about fifty pieces of ancient furniture and most of them were without reserved prices, to broaden its accessibility to the public. The session sales totaled 2.8 million yuan (440,720 US dollars). 

The highlights included a hongmu bed, hongmu kang table, and a pair of stands, which sold at 368,000 yuan (57,923 US dollars); a complete set of hongmu furniture produced during the Republic of China, which sold at 253,000 yuan (39,822 US dollars); and a yumu bed created during the late Ming Dynasty for 241,500 yuan (38,012 US dollars). A hutaomu table accompanied by eight hutaomu chairs sold for 207,000 yuan (32,581 US dollars); and a renaissance style cabinet sold for 101,200 yuan (15,928 US dollars). 

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hongmu bed, hongmu kang table, and a pair of stands. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). 230×159×240 cm.. Price Realized: RMB 368,000. Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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complete set of hongmu furniture. Republic of China (1912-1949). Price Realized: RMB 253,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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A yumu bed. Late Ming-Early Qing Period. 218×101×58 cm. Price Realized: RMB 241,500Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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hutaomu table accompanied by eight hutaomu chairs. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate: RMB 30,000-60,000. Price Realized: RMB 207,000Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd

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A Renaissance style cabinet. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). 99×50×199 cm. Estimate: RMB 40,000-80,000. Price Realized: RMB 101,200hoto China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd