Auction 30.05.1991

Christie's
New York, Park Avenue

Date of the auction: 30.05.1991

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A RARE CORAL BEIJING GLASS BRUSHWASHER

A RARE CORAL BEIJING GLASS BRUSHWASHER 18TH CENTURY Of shallow bombe form, the center of the interior slightly concave resulting in a slightly convex, recessed base, the opaque glass of rich coral color shading to milky coral at the incurved mouth rim and to pale orange on the underside, small chip

Lot #: 86

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 30 May 1991

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A SMALL RUBY BEIJING GLASS OCTAGONAL VASE

A SMALL RUBY BEIJING GLASS OCTAGONAL VASE QIANLONG INCISED FOUR CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD The faceted, bottle-shaped body raised on a foot of conforming outline, with beveled edges on the mouth and foot rim, the glass translucent and of rich claret color--5 3/4 in. (14.6cm

Lot #: 87

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 30 May 1991

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A RUBY RED OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE

A RUBY RED OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG CARVED FOUR CHARACTER SEAL MARK WITHIN A RAISED SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD The lower body well carved with figures at various pursuits in a landscape setting below a band of lappets on the shoulder, with two scholars and an attendant separated by a

Lot #: 88

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$20,000

Date: 30 May 1991

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AN UNUSUAL GLASS BELT BUCKLE

AN UNUSUAL GLASS BELT BUCKLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The top applied with an oval plaque centered by a dragon in red overlay on an opaque white ground, encircled by a black band and flanked on either side by a pair of pale green bats applied to the translucent white buckle, the underside with two circular

Lot #: 90

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,500

Date: 30 May 1991

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A SMALL YELLOW BEIJING GLASS VASE

A SMALL YELLOW BEIJING GLASS VASE QIANLONG INCISED FOUR CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A SQUARE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of high-shouldered, tapering form below a tall neck with everted rim, well hollowed, the glass translucent and of egg yolk color, mark gilded--6 3/4 in. (17.2cm.) high

Lot #: 92

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A YELLOW BEIJING GLASS OVIFORM VASE

A YELLOW BEIJING GLASS OVIFORM VASE QIANLONG WHEEL-CUT FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD The heavy glass of oviform shape with tapering cylindrical neck and waisted foot, the base shallowly cut, the glass of Imperial yellow tone with swirling areas of pale lemon, small bruise to one

Lot #: 93

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A TURQUOISE BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE

A TURQUOISE BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG FOUR CHARACTER SEAL MARK INCISED WITHIN A DOUBLE SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD The bulbous body raised on a slightly flared foot and surmounted by a cylindrical neck, the glass opaque and of greenish turquoise color imitating celadon lightly swirled with

Lot #: 95

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A PALE BLUE BEIJING GLASS FACETED SMALL JAR AND COVER

A PALE BLUE BEIJING GLASS FACETED SMALL JAR AND COVER 18TH/19TH CENTURY The oviform body and cover with honeycomb faceting, the cover with a simple bud finial - 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.) high

Lot #: 96

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 30 May 1991

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A RARE ORANGE BEIJING GLASS RETICULATED DOUBLE GOURD-FORM VASE

A RARE ORANGE BEIJING GLASS RETICULATED DOUBLE GOURD-FORM VASE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The sides carved and pierced with an overall pattern of fruiting gourd vines above rocks carved at the base, the swirled, opaque orange glass possibly imitating realgar--5 in. (12.7cm.) high

Lot #: 97

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$1,800

Date: 30 May 1991

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A RARE FOUR-COLOR OVERLAY GREEN BEIJING GLASS SMALL JAR

A RARE FOUR-COLOR OVERLAY GREEN BEIJING GLASS SMALL JAR 18TH CENTURY The globular body with short cylindrical neck and short spreading foot separately annealed, the glass of dark apple-green tone painted with ochre, aubergine and white splashes in the interior, the exterior carved with two

Lot #: 98

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$6,000

Date: 30 May 1991

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A FINE MINIATURE FOUR-COLOR OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE

A FINE MINIATURE FOUR-COLOR OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of bulbous pear-form, decorated with prunus, peony and lingzhi sprigs in blue and red on green leafy stems issuing from pale amber rocks rising from a foot rim of the same color, all below a pale green dragon encircling

Lot #: 99

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 30 May 1991

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A RED OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE

A RED OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY The overlay of rich cranberry-red tone cut through to the opaque white ground on the globular body with the "Eight Horses of Mu Wang" and a pair of frolicking Buddhistic lions and a cub chasing a beribboned ball on the tall

Lot #: 101

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 30 May 1991

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A YELLOW BEIJING GLASS BALUSTER VASE

A YELLOW BEIJING GLASS BALUSTER VASE QIANLONG INCISED FOUR CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A SQUARE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY The tapering, high-shouldered body rising to an everted rim carved with a raised band on the underside, the translucent glass of bright egg-yolk tone--8 2/8 in. (21.9cm.) high

Lot #: 102

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$9,000

Date: 30 May 1991

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A YELLOW BEIJING GLASS BALUSTER VASE

A YELLOW BEIJING GLASS BALUSTER VASE 18TH/19TH CENTURY With rounded shoulder and flared lower body below an everted rim, the translucent glass of egg yolk color--8 in. (20.3cm.) high

Lot #: 104

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A WHITE OVERLAY BLUE BEIJING GLASS VASE

A WHITE OVERLAY BLUE BEIJING GLASS VASE 19TH CENTURY Of slender baluster shape with everted neck, carved through an opaque white overlay with birds amongst various flowers rising from rockwork and lappets at the foot to the clear deep blue ground - 8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm.) high

Lot #: 105

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 30 May 1991

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A DEEP BLUE BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE

A DEEP BLUE BEIJING GLASS BOTTLE VASE 18TH CENTURY Of globular bottle shape with tall cylindrical neck, the slightly spreading foot separately annealed and shallowly cut, the transparent glass with some bubbles - 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 106

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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AN UNUSUAL AMETHYST BEIJING GLASS FIGURE OF GUANYIN

AN UNUSUAL AMETHYST BEIJING GLASS FIGURE OF GUANYIN 19TH CENTURY Molded in a standing position with hands clasped at the waist, dressed in long-sleeved layered robes carved with stylized scroll borders, her face with benign expression below a high topknot, the translucent glass of deep purple tone

Lot #: 107

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 30 May 1991

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TWO OVERLAY GLASS VASES AND A JAR AND COVER

TWO OVERLAY GLASS VASES AND A JAR AND COVER One vase in green overlay on an opaque white ground, the other in blue overlay, both carved with phoenix amongst trees and flowers - l0 1/4 and 8 1/2 in. (26 and 21.7 cm.) high; and a blue glass overlay oviform jar and domed cover on an opaque white ground

Lot #: 109

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A CHALCEDONY AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHALCEDONY AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of rounded rectangular shape, carved through the dark mottled inclusions to the semi-transparent gray ground with a monkey in a pine tree and birds, a deer and lingzhi below, porcelain stopper

Lot #: 110

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,200

Date: 30 May 1991

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A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of rounded rectangular shape, carved through pale and dark green mottled inclusions to the semi-transparent brown-gray ground with a bird by a tree, ice-green jadeite stopper

Lot #: 114

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 30 May 1991

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A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of rounded rectangular shape, carved through the dark mottled inclusions to the semi-transparent gray ground with an immortal amongst pine sprays and two bats, pink glass stopper

Lot #: 115

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of rounded rectangular shape, carved through the dark mottled inclusions to the semi-transparent ground with a bird amongst rockwork, coral stopper

Lot #: 116

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of rounded rectangular shape, carved through the dark inclusions to the brownish-gray semi-transparent ground with two birds and an insect on a grass spray, carnelian stopper

Lot #: 117

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of rounded rectangular shape, carved through pale brown inclusions to the semi-transparent brownish-gray ground with dragons amongst clouds, one emitting water from its mouth to a pearl below, green glass stopper

Lot #: 118

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 30 May 1991

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A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

A CHALCEDONY SHADOW AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of rounded rectangular shape, carved through the dark mottled inclusions to the semi-transparent yellowish-gray ground with a hawk below rockwork, metal-mounted part stopper

Lot #: 119

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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AN IMPERIAL YELLOW BEIJING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

AN IMPERIAL YELLOW BEIJING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE QIANLONG The elongated ovoid body carved in shallow relief with two pairs of conjoined dragons between leaf tip borders, separated by a narrow rope- twist band from two pairs of confronted archaistic birds above, with further leaf tip and ruyi bands on

Lot #: 121

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

Date: 30 May 1991

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A RED OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A RED OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of flattened pear shape, the overlay cut with a phoenix on rockwork on one face, fixed ring handles at the shorter sides and five bats around a shou character above bamboo and waves on the other, minute chips, green glass stopper

Lot #: 122

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 30 May 1991

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A YELLOW BEIJING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A YELLOW BEIJING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of ovoid flask form, carved with a phoenix and two quail in a continuous scene amongst peony, chrysanthemum and rockwork, rim chips, green glass stopper

Lot #: 123

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 30 May 1991

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A PINK AND WHITE OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

A PINK AND WHITE OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY, YANGZHOU SCHOOL TYPE Of flattened rectangular form, the overlay cut with various censers, 0ases and flowers, one seal mark dividing fixed-ring handles, stopper 0 0 0 0 } 0 0 BYE

Lot #: 124

Estimate: US$900 - US$1,200

Date: 30 May 1991

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AN OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS OVOID SNUFF BOTTLE

AN OVERLAY BEIJING GLASS OVOID SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH CENTURY The white outer layer well carved as overlapping rows of lotus petals 0ising from a lotus leaf borne on a coiled stem which forms the foot 0im and issues from the center of the base, the mottled, pale pink base layer gradually becoming visible

Lot #: 125

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

Date: 30 May 1991