An Important Collection Of Chinese Ceramics From A Private Collector

Christie's
Hong Kong

Date of the auction: 27.11.2019

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A FINE AND RARE GE -TYPE GLAZED MALLET-FORM VASE

A FINE AND RARE GE -TYPE GLAZED MALLET-FORM VASE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The vase is finely potted with angled shoulders rising to a cylindrical neck, covered overall with a thick pale grey glaze suffused with dark crackles, stopping neatly

Lot #: 2901

Estimate: HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A FINE AND VERY RARE WHITE-GLAZED ANHUA- DECORATED ‘DRAGON’ BOWL

A FINE AND VERY RARE WHITE-GLAZED ANHUA- DECORATED ‘DRAGON’ BOWL KANGXI SLIP-DECORATED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The egg-shell thin bowl is decorated in slip on the interior with two scaly dragons amidst clouds. The centre of the interior is inscribed in slip with a

Lot #: 2902

Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$800,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A FINE BLUE AND WHITE ‘BIRD AND FLOWER’ CUP

A FINE BLUE AND WHITE ‘BIRD AND FLOWER’ CUP YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735) The thinly potted cup is delicately painted to the exterior with two pairs of birds perched on loquat trees, the interior with a stylised double- vajra enclosing lanca characters. The countersunk base is inscribed with an

Lot #: 2903

Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A FINE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE DECORATED ‘ SANDUO ’ STEM BOWL

A FINE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE DECORATED ‘ SANDUO ’ STEM BOWL YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The exterior of the bowl is painted in copper red of a soft strawberry tone with a peach, pomegranate and persimmon ( sanduo

Lot #: 2904

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A LARGE SACRIFICIAL-BLUE GLAZED BOTTLE VASE, TIANQIUPING

A LARGE SACRIFICIAL-BLUE GLAZED BOTTLE VASE, TIANQIUPING QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The vase is of globular form rising to a tall, slightly flared, columnar neck. It is applied overall with a thick, vibrant and deep blue glaze. The interior and base of the vase

Lot #: 2905

Estimate: HK$1,800,000 - HK$2,600,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A FINE AND VERY RARE IMITATION-GILT BRONZE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD CENSER

A FINE AND VERY RARE IMITATION-GILT BRONZE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD CENSER QIANLONG IMPRESSED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The censer is finely potted with a bulbous body supported on three short tapering feet, rising to a lipped rim surmounted by two upright loop handles. The

Lot #: 2906

Estimate: HK$2,600,000 - HK$3,500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE RU-TYPE GLAZED VASE

A RARE RU-TYPE GLAZED VASE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The vase is potted with a slender ovoid body rising to a narrow waisted neck and a flaring mouth rim, supported on a spreading foot, applied overall with a soft bluish grey glaze suffused

Lot #: 2907

Estimate: HK$800,000 - HK$1,500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A FINE MAGNIFICENT BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL SCROLL’ VASE, HU

A FINE MAGNIFICENT BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL SCROLL’ VASE, HU QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The robustly potted vessel is finely painted around the bulbous lower section with large peony blooms borne on leafy meandering scrolls with smaller blooms and set between a

Lot #: 2908

Estimate: HK$3,800,000 - HK$5,000,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A VERY RARE YELLOW-GROUND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE DECORATED ‘LOTUS SCROLL...

A VERY RARE YELLOW-GROUND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE DECORATED ‘LOTUS SCROLL’ HEXAGONAL VASE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The facetted vase is decorated around the neck and body in underglaze blue with two bands of lotus scrolls bearing large blooms

Lot #: 2909

Estimate: HK$7,000,000 - HK$9,000,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE GUAN- TYPE GLAZED HU- SHAPED VASE

A RARE GUAN- TYPE GLAZED HU- SHAPED VASE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The vase is of square section, with a slightly compressed rounded body rising to a tall neck demarcated with two pairs of raised bands below the two lug handles underneath a

Lot #: 2910

Estimate: HK$1,800,000 - HK$2,600,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘LOTUS SCROLL’ HEXAGONAL VASE

A RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘LOTUS SCROLL’ HEXAGONAL VASE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The vase is sturdily potted and decorated in cobalt blue of brilliant sapphire tones with two broad lotus scrolls on the neck and body, separated by bands of

Lot #: 2911

Estimate: HK$4,500,000 - HK$6,500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A FAMILLE VERTE ‘EIGHT IMMORTALS’ BOWL

A FAMILLE VERTE ‘EIGHT IMMORTALS’ BOWL KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The thinly potted bowl is delicately decorated in iron-red, green, aubergine, yellow and black enamels depicting Daoist Immortals including the Eight Immortals

Lot #: 2912

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A FINE BLACK-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE DISH

A FINE BLACK-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE DISH YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) With shallow rounded sides, the exterior is decorated with a frieze of composite foliate meander surrounded by small scrolling leaves, all reserved on a black

Lot #: 2913

Estimate: HK$150,000 - HK$250,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED ‘DRAGON’ BOWL

A RARE YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED ‘DRAGON’ BOWL YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The thinly potted bowl is incised and decorated to the exterior in brilliant green enamels with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls

Lot #: 2914

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$700,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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AN EXTREMELY RARE AND MASSIVE FAMILLE ROSE MILLE FLEURS DOUBLE-GOURD VASE

AN EXTREMELY RARE AND MASSIVE FAMILLE ROSE MILLE FLEURS DOUBLE-GOURD VASE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The vase is potted with a lower body of slightly compressed spherical shape on a slightly spreading foot, the upper body of pear shape with waisted

Lot #: 2915

Estimate: HK$1,800,000 - HK$2,500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A FINE AND VERY RARE GUAN -TYPE HEXAGONAL VASE, HU

A FINE AND VERY RARE GUAN -TYPE HEXAGONAL VASE, HU YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The vase is of compressed hexagonal section, the body with a prominent shoulder rising to a waisted neck with slightly lipped rim, the neck flanked by a pair of

Lot #: 2916

Estimate: HK$2,400,000 - HK$3,500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ BASIN

A RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ BASIN KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The circular basin is painted on the interior with a ferocious three-clawed dragon emerging from swirling waves, above two carp and a fish partially submerged

Lot #: 2917

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$800,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘ SANDUO ’ HEXAGONAL VASE

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘ SANDUO ’ HEXAGONAL VASE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The vase is painted on the facetted sides of the body in delicate shades of blue with sprays of pomegranate, peach and persimmon alternating with branches of peony

Lot #: 2918

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE CELADON-GLAZED SQUARE-SECTION VASE

A RARE CELADON-GLAZED SQUARE-SECTION VASE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The vase is potted with a square mid-section with sides flaring up to an angled shoulder, surmounted by a trumpeting square neck below a galleried rim, supported on a

Lot #: 2919

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE GUAN -TYPE GLAZED OCTAGONAL MOON FLASK

A RARE GUAN -TYPE GLAZED OCTAGONAL MOON FLASK YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The moon flask is sturdily potted with a flattened octagonal body raised on a tapered foot and rising to a cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of openwork archaistic

Lot #: 2920

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE TIANBAI -GLAZED INCISED ‘ BAJIXIANG ’ MONK'S CAP EWER, SENGMAOHU

A RARE TIANBAI -GLAZED INCISED ‘ BAJIXIANG ’ MONK'S CAP EWER, SENGMAOHU YONGLE PERIOD (1403-1424) The ewer is potted with a globular body with anhua decoration around the mid-section comprising the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang , each above a lotus flower on a leafy scroll, all above a band of

Lot #: 2921

Estimate: HK$1,500,000 - HK$2,500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL SCROLL’ JAR

A RARE BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL SCROLL’ JAR XUANDE SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1426-1435), YELLOW ENAMEL LATER The jar is potted with a bulbous body rising from a stepped foot to a short neck, painted in cobalt blue with a composite floral scroll

Lot #: 2922

Estimate: HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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AN EXCEPTIONAL BLUE AND WHITE INDIAN LOTUS ‘PALACE’ BOWL

AN EXCEPTIONAL BLUE AND WHITE INDIAN LOTUS ‘PALACE’ BOWL CHENGHUA SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1465-1487) The thinly potted bowl is finely painted in exceptionally strong washed-blue tones around the exterior with an undulating lotus scroll

Lot #: 2923

Estimate: HK$6,000,000 - HK$8,000,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A VERY RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘FIGURES IN WINDSWEPT LANDSCAPE’ JAR

A VERY RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ‘FIGURES IN WINDSWEPT LANDSCAPE’ JAR MING DYNASTY, MID-15TH CENTURY The heavily potted jar is painted in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with two lively scenes, depicting three scholar-officials on horseback accompanied by attendants on foot on one side, the other side

Lot #: 2924

Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A RARE BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' JAR

A RARE BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' JAR WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619) The jar is painted to the sides with a pair of five-clawed dragons and a pair of phoenix in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', on a composite floral scroll

Lot #: 2925

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A YELLOW-ENAMELLED DISH

A YELLOW-ENAMELLED DISH ZHENGDE SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1506-1521) The dish with rounded sides is applied inside and out with a yellow enamel of deep egg-yolk tone, with the exception of the base covered with a clear glaze. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm

Lot #: 2926

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$700,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A VERY RARE GILT AND ANHUA- DECORATED GREEN-ENAMELLED ‘DEER AND PHOENIX...

A VERY RARE GILT AND ANHUA- DECORATED GREEN-ENAMELLED ‘DEER AND PHOENIX’ BOWL JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566) The exterior is covered with an iridescent green enamel with dark mottling, embellished with gilt depicting a pair of deer

Lot #: 2927

Estimate: HK$800,000 - HK$1,500,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A GE SHALLOW DISH

A GE SHALLOW DISH SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY (1127-1368) The dish is potted with shallow sides rising to a metal-bound rim from a short ring foot, the centre of the interior slightly sunken, covered inside and out with a beige glaze suffused with dark grey and light brown crackles, with the

Lot #: 2928

Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$800,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A SMALL COPPER-RED INSCRIBED STEM CUP

A SMALL COPPER-RED INSCRIBED STEM CUP YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368) The exterior of the cup is inscribed in copper red with ten indecipherable characters in cursive-style script between two lines, covered overall with a translucent glaze with the exception of the interior and base of the hollow stem

Lot #: 2929

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019

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A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE ‘LOTUS’ STEM CUP

A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE ‘LOTUS’ STEM CUP YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368) The cup is decorated to the exterior of the sides with a lotus scroll below keyfret, the interior centre with a lotus bouquet beneath a honeycomb band around the rim. The hollow stem is painted on the exterior with pendent plaintain

Lot #: 2930

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 27 Nov 2019