Auction 15.09.1999

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 15.09.1999

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A Large Porcelain Jar

A Large Porcelain Jar Arita Ware, Edo Period (1660-80) Painted in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with a wide frieze of two pheasants perched on a long branch of flowering peony, a large rock, another flowering peony and small clouds, the panel above the foot decorated with chrysanthemum florets

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Gorgelet ( Kendi )

A Porcelain Gorgelet ( Kendi ) Arita Ware, Edo Period (1670-1700) Painted in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with two lotus panels separated by blue and green phoenixes, the bulbous spout painted with clouds and the neck with two stylized lotus blossoms and leaves, the extended, curved lip

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Globular Porcelain Jar

A Globular Porcelain Jar Arita Ware, Edo Period (1660-70) Painted in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with a frieze of birds and flowers below latticework and fretwork, and with a band of stiff leaves above the circular foot 4.5/8in. (11.7cm.) high

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Globular Porcelain Jar

A Globular Porcelain Jar Arita Ware, Edo Period (1660-70) Decorated in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with a frieze of birds and flowers above latticework and fretwork, the foot and mouth rims unglazed 5in. (14.7cm.) high

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Pear-Form Bottle

A Porcelain Pear-Form Bottle Arita Ware, Edo Period (1660-70) Decorated in green, blue and red enamels within black-enamel outlines over clear glaze with flowering peonies and a large Chinese-style rock with exaggerated hollows 11in. (28.6cm.) high

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Gorgelet ( Kendi )

A Porcelain Gorgelet ( Kendi ) Arita Ware, Edo Period (circa 1690) Decorated in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with two rui -shaped panels of a Chinese lion and clouds separated on the side opposite the spout by an arrangement of Taoist 'precious emblems,' the base of the neck painted with

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Large Porcelain Dish

A Large Porcelain Dish Arita Ware, Edo Period (1660-80) Decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with flowers and with a large peony spray in the circular well, the underside painted in red, green and black enamel with two flower sprays, three spur marks on base

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$16,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Bottle

A Porcelain Bottle Arita Ware, Edo Period (1660-80) Of 'tea-whisk' form, decorated in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with a continuous landscape, including two figures and fishing nets along the shore of an inlet, a waterfall, pagoda, and thatched and tiled-roof buildings, the shoulder

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Large Porcelain Bowl

A Large Porcelain Bowl Arita Ware, Edo Period (1670-90) Decorated in vivid polychrome enamels over clear glaze with three Chinese lions and lotuses surrounding pomegranates encircled by two slender lines of greyish underglaze-blue, the exterior enamelled with three large peony sprays alternating

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Large Porcelain Dish

A Large Porcelain Dish Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (Circa 1680) Decorated in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with birds, prunus and rocks, the surrounding flared walls enamelled with peonies, grasses and two large rocks, the underside covered by clear glaze with dense craquelure and

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Jar and Cover

A Porcelain Jar and Cover Arita Ware, Edo Period (Circa 1670) Painted in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with a panel of a blossoming garden, butterflies, two verandahs, a curtained pillar, and fence and trellis within clouds, the shoulder enamelled with bands of blue and yellow lappets, and the

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Jar and Cover

A Porcelain Jar and Cover Arita Ware, Edo Period (Circa 1670) Painted in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with a flowering garden, two verandahs, a curtained pillar, a fence and a trellis within bands of blue clouds, the shoulder enamelled with bands of lappets below floral latticework and lines

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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An Octagonal Porcelain Bowl

An Octagonal Porcelain Bowl Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (Late 17th Century) Decorated on the exterior in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with two panels of Chinese boys, one panel of two Chinese men, and one panel of a bird and plum which are repeated on the opposite facets and are

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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Two Porcelain Dishes

Two Porcelain Dishes Arita Ware, Edo Period (1660-80) Each decorated in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with a central octagonal flower reserve surrounded by eight oblong panels of red flowers and Taoist 'precious emblems,' the foot rings encircled by three red-enamel lines 5in. (14.1cm

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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Two Porcelain Tea Pots

Two Porcelain Tea Pots Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (Late 17th Century) Each hexagonal, set on a shaped hexagonal foot and with matching hexagonal mouth, and decorated in polychrome enamels over clear glaze with six flower panels below a red cloud collar, the spout moulded in six facets

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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Two Porcelain Dishes

Two Porcelain Dishes Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (Circa 1700) Each decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze with a pair of quail, millet, prunus, bamboo and banded hedges, the rims glazed in iron-oxide and the undersides undecorated, one spur mark on bases 5.7/8in. and

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Moulded Porcelain Dish

A Moulded Porcelain Dish Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (circa 1670) Moulded with twenty-one rim facets, a large trefoil leaf, two gingko leaves and six small leaves in the shape of inverted hearts, also painted in the interior over clear glaze in polychrome enamels with three boats and

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Chrysanthemum-Form Bowl

A Porcelain Chrysanthemum-Form Bowl Arita Ware, Edo Period (Mid 18th Century) Moulded as a blossom with thirty-two petals on a raised circular foot, the interior painted in polychrome enamels and accents of gilt over clear glaze with branches of camellia, hydrangea and cherry surrounding a flower

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Apothecary's Bottle

A Porcelain Apothecary's Bottle Arita Ware, Edo Period (18th Century) Painted in enamels of red, green, yellow, aubergine and black over clear glaze with a bird perched on a branch of pomegranates and with a bird on a peony stem on the opposite side, also painted with a band of lappets and scrolling

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Faceted Porcelain Bottle

A Faceted Porcelain Bottle Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (Late 17th Century) With pear-form body on a square base decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze, two opposite sides painted with chrysanthemums and two opposite sides with flowering plum, the elongated floral

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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An Octagonal Porcelain Dish

An Octagonal Porcelain Dish Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (Circa 1700) Decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze with a scene of Sima Guang rescuing a drowning companion from a water jar, the angled edge painted with flowerheads and elaborate foliage and the raised rim

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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An Octagonal Soft-Paste Porcelain Dish

An Octagonal Soft-Paste Porcelain Dish English, Bow Ware (Circa 1754-58) Decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze in the 'Hob in the well' pattern based on the Kakiemon prototype, the exterior covered by clear glaze, two holes pierced in foot ring 8.1/8in. (20.7cm.) diameter

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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An Octagonal Porcelain Dish

An Octagonal Porcelain Dish Arita Ware, Edo Period (Circa 1700) Decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze with a pair of quail, millet and autumn flowers within a formal floral border on the extended edge, the rim glazed in iron-oxide, the underside covered by clear glaze, two spur

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Cuspidor

A Porcelain Cuspidor Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (1680-1700) Decorated in polychrome enamels over clear glaze, the bowl with a blue bird, prunus, rock and bamboo, and the lower body with two butterflies and flowering grasses 4.1/8in. (10.4cm.) high; 6in. (15.9cm.) diameter of bowl

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Dish

A Porcelain Dish Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (Late 17th Century) Moulded in eight lobes and painted in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze with birds, banded hedges and 'The Three Friends' ( Shochikubai ), pine, bamboo and plum, the rim glazed in iron-oxide, underside

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Large Porcelain Dish

A Large Porcelain Dish European (18th-19th Century) Painted in polychrome enamels and gilt over transparent glaze in Kakiemon-style with a stand of chrysanthemums, rocks and a flying bird in the cavetto, and with sprays of plum, hawthorne and pomegranates separated by three small butterflies on the

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Moulded Porcelain Bowl

A Moulded Porcelain Bowl Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo Period (Circa 1700) With deep well and eight-lobed perimeter with a reverse-ogee profile, moulded in low relief below the undulating petal rim with the 'Three Friends' ( Shochikubai ), pine, bamboo and plum, and painted in polychrome enamels

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Pair of Porcelain Bowls

A Pair of Porcelain Bowls German, Meissen Ware (Circa 1730), Crossed-Swords Mark in Blue Enamel Each deep, small bowl cylindrical, rising from a raised ring foot to an angled lip with barbed rim, decorated in Kakiemon-style in polychrome enamels and gilt over transparent glaze with two red

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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A Porcelain Octagonal Bowl

A Porcelain Octagonal Bowl German, Meissen Ware (Circa 1730), Crossed-Swords Mark in Blue Enamel With circular raised foot, octagonal body and extended, octagonal lip, decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt over transparent glaze with a band of peonies and foliage in the interior lip, with a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 15 Sep 1999

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An Octagonal Moulded Soft-Paste Porcelain Dish

An Octagonal Moulded Soft-Paste Porcelain Dish English, Chelsea Ware (Circa 1745-58), Raised Anchor Mark With circular well and extended, slightly angled rim moulded with rectangular panels of basketweave in the middle of each facet, also decorated in Kakiemon-style in polychrome enamels and gilt

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 15 Sep 1999