Asian Works of Art including Jades from an American Collector© 2021 iGavel. 

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason Associates announced that its autumn 2021 Asian art sale opened for bidding on October 5th through October 21st on iGavel Auctions. With over 500 lots on sale, the auction centers around a strong collection of approximately 70 archaic and later jades that were purchased mainly in the 1970's from reputable sources, including Christie's, Sotheby's, Spink & Son's and other galleries. Many jades have a copy of the original invoice and often the original sale date and lot number. The collection features several examples of yellow jade, including a beautiful yellow jade water coupe carved with three rams that dates to the Qianlong period. It also includes several archaic jade blades, cong-form carvings and a Huang- form jade dating to the Han dynasty (206BC-220 AD). Rounding out the sale are over 100 lots of Japanese arms, including swords, blades, tsubas and other sword fittings, dating from the 15th to 19th centuries.

Among the top highlights are a large 17th/18th century Chinese Bronze Jardiniere, (Estimate: $20,000-40,000); a Chinese Green Jade Brush Pot, Republic Period (1912-1949) (Estimate: $12,000-18,000); a Chinese Yellow Jade Brushwasher with Rams, Qialong Period (1735-1796) (Estimate: $10,000/15,000); an 18th/19th century Chinese Red and Black Lacquer Table Cabinet, (Estimate: $8,000/12,000); a Chinese White Jade Flask with Rams, 18th Century (Estimate: $6,000/9,000); a Chinese Jade Archaic Pendant (Estimate: $5,000/8,000); an 18th century Chinese Kesi Elephant Throne Cover (Estimate: $5,000-8,000); a set of 18th century Chinese Scarlet Velvet Chair and Throne Covers (Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000); a Chinese Embroidered Silk Court Robe, circa 1900 (Estimate: $4,000-6,000); and a Chinese Enamel Decorated Porcelain Brushpot, Republic Period (1912-1949), (Estimate: $3,000/5,000).





A large 17th-18th century Chinese Bronze Jardiniere. Height: 30 1/2 inches. Diameter: 30 inches. Estimate: $20,000-40,000© 2021 iGavel. 

Provenance: Property of a Florida Collector.



A green Chinese Jade Brush Pot, Republic Period. Height: 7 1/8 inches. Diameter: 6 5/8 inches. Estimate: $12,000-18,000© 2021 iGavel. 


A Chinese Yellow Jade Brushwasher with Rams, Qianlong Period (1735-1796). Height: 1 3/4 inches. Width: 4 1/4 inches at the widest point, including the rams. Diameter: the watercoupe 3 1/4 inches. Estimate: $10,000-15,000© 2021 iGavel. 

Provenance: Originally purchased at Sotheby's Parke Bernet, New York, November 11, 1971, lot 101 with a scanned copy of the original receipt and catalogue page
ex-Collection Signor Paolino Gerli, New York.



An 18th-19th century Chinese Red and Black Lacquer Table Cabinet, Qing Dynasty. Height: 20 1/4 inches. Width: 18 inches. Depth: 12 1/2 inches. Estimate: $8,000-12,000© 2021 iGavel. 




A Chinese White Jade Flask with Rams, 18th Century. Height: 4 7/8 inches. Weight: 1 1/2 lbs. Estimate: $6,000-9,000© 2021 iGavel. 

Provenance: Originally purchased from Christie's, New York, November 9, 1978, lot 158, with a scanned copy of the original invoice.



A Chinese Jade Archaic Pendant, Shang DynastyLength: 4 1/2 inches. Weight: approx. 1 oz. Estimate: $5,000-8,000© 2021 iGavel. 

Provenance: Originally purchased from Spink & Son, November 6, 1991 with a scanned copy of the original invoice.


An 18th century Chinese Kesi Elephant Throne Cover, 18th century. Width: textile 36 inches. Estimate: $5,000-8,000© 2021 iGavel. 


A set of Chinese Phoenix Decorated Scarlet Velvet Chair Strips and Table Valance, 18th Century. Length: chair strips without mount 66 inches inches, table valance 35 1/2 inches. Width: table valance 32 inches without mountEstimate: $5,000 - $8,000© 2021 iGavel. 

each mounted with carved wood hanger, and with weighted bar at bottom hem.



A Chinese Embroidered Silk Court Robe (Chifu), circa 1900. Sleeve to sleeve: 83 inches. Neck to hem: 55 inches. Estimate: $4,000-6,000© 2021 iGavel. 



A Chinese Enamel Decorated Porcelain Brushpot, Republic Period (1912-1949). Approximately 7 1/4" inches height. Diameter (edge to edge) 8" inches. Estimate: $3,000-5,000© 2021 iGavel. 

with a beaded textured and light blue glazed ground, with four cartouches each with a unique relief carved landscape and pagoda scene, the top lip yellow glazed with textured surface; with a small blue glazed area to center of underside, with an iron-red impressed six-character Qianlong seal mark, apocryphal. 

We are delighted to offer such a wide range of Chinese and Japanese objects, many with accessible estimates, which are sure to please collectors and Asian art enthusiasts of all persuasions,” says Lark Mason.

The Japanese arms and armor will be on display at the New Braunfels, Texas sales room, 210 W. Mill Street. Hours are Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The New York sales room, located at 227 E. 120th Street, is open by appointment only. Phone 212-289-5524, or contact: office@larkmasonassociates.com