Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

Christie's
18 May 2012, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 18.05.2012

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A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL

A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL
YUAN/MING DYNASTY (1279-1644)
A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL YUAN/MING DYNASTY (1279-1644) Well carved in openwork with a group of five egrets in various poses amidst lotus pods and leaves, the oval base drilled for attachment 1 5/8 in. (4.3 cm.) high

Lot #: 1001

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL

A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL
YUAN/MING DYNASTY (1279-1644)
A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL YUAN/MING DYNASTY (1279-1644) The finial is well carved and pierced in openwork with a writhing dragon emerging from scrolling lotus foliage and flowers, the oval base drilled for

Lot #: 1002

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A PALE CELADON JADE BELT HOOK AND FITTED WOOD STAND

A PALE CELADON JADE BELT HOOK AND FITTED WOOD STAND
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A PALE CELADON JADE BELT HOOK AND FITTED WOOD STAND 18TH/19TH CENTURY Carved with a curved shaft terminating in a dragon-head hook, opposite a sinuous chilong dragon in relief, grasping a lingzhi sprig in its mouth. The jade 5¾

Lot #: 1003

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A WHITE JADE 'DRAGON' RHYTON

A WHITE JADE 'DRAGON' RHYTON
18TH CENTURY
A WHITE JADE 'DRAGON' RHYTON 18TH CENTURY The vase is carved in high relief around the body with three clambering qilin , the base is carved as a dragon head with incised details. 7¼ in. (18.3 cm.) high, wood stand

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A JADEITE DOUBLE-GOURD PENDANT

A JADEITE DOUBLE-GOURD PENDANT
A JADEITE DOUBLE-GOURD PENDANT The pendant is carved in openwork depicting three double-gourds growing from vines, detailed with a bat in flight, the semi-translucent stone of a pale green tone with mottled dark green inclusions. 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) long

Lot #: 1006

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 18 May 2012

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A WHITE JADE CIRCULAR PERFUMIER

A WHITE JADE CIRCULAR PERFUMIER
A WHITE JADE CIRCULAR PERFUMIER The perfumier is composed of two sections, and is carved and pierced to both sides with a central shou character surrounded by five auspicious bats and bordered by flowers and leaves, the sides with geometric motifs. 2 in. (5.1 cm

Lot #: 1007

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A JADEITE 'DEER' VASE

A JADEITE 'DEER' VASE
A JADEITE 'DEER' VASE The vase is of cylindrical form, carved as a tree trunk, decorated in high relief with a deer standing amongst rockwork and lingzhi fungus. The vase is framed by gnarled pine trees carved in openwork, the stone is of an apple green tone with white and

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A PINK-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOWL

A PINK-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOWL
DAOGUANG IRON-RED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-50)
A PINK-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOWL DAOGUANG IRON-RED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-50) The vessel is enamelled on the exterior with stylised lotus sprays and peaches alternating with

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A YELLOW-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOWL

A YELLOW-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOWL
GUANGXU UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
A YELLOW-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOWL GUANGXU UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908) The bowl is enamelled to the exterior with four medallions enclosing an auspicious

Lot #: 1011

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 18 May 2012

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A SMALL YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' BOWL

A SMALL YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' BOWL
DAOGUANG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-50)
A SMALL YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' BOWL DAOGUANG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-50) The vessel has steep rounded sides rising

Lot #: 1012

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 18 May 2012

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A FAMILLE ROSE DISH

A FAMILLE ROSE DISH
JIAQING IRON-RED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
A FAMILLE ROSE DISH JIAQING IRON-RED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820) The vessel is brightly enamelled to the interior with peaches on leafy branches to the centre, surrounded by a

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 18 May 2012

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A CORAL-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE DISH

A CORAL-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE DISH
JIAQING IRON-RED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
A CORAL-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE DISH JIAQING IRON-RED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820) The vessel is decorated to the interior centre with a medallion of lotus blooms surrounded

Lot #: 1014

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A DOUCAI OGEE DISH

A DOUCAI OGEE DISH
XUANTONG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1908-11)
A DOUCAI OGEE DISH XUANTONG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1908-11) Enamelled to the sunken interior medallion with a full-faced flowerhead encircled by four peaches and stylised

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A DOUCAI LOBED 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL

A DOUCAI LOBED 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A DOUCAI LOBED 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of deep rounded form with lobed sides, the exterior is well painted with alternating phoenix and dragon panels, a border of key-fret encircles the short foot with a continuous wave

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A FAMILLE ROSE 'BUTTERFLY' CUP

A FAMILLE ROSE 'BUTTERFLY' CUP
YONGZHENG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
A FAMILLE ROSE 'BUTTERFLY' CUP YONGZHENG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35) The cup of deep rounded form with slightly everted

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A FAMILLE ROSE DISH

A FAMILLE ROSE DISH
YONGZHENG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
A FAMILLE ROSE DISH YONGZHENG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35) The dish is brightly enamelled with branches of prunus bearing clusters of prunus in full blossom and in bud form

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 18 May 2012

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A BLUE AND WHITE BOWL

A BLUE AND WHITE BOWL
KANGXI UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
A BLUE AND WHITE BOWL KANGXI UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The bowl is decorated with a continuous scene of scholars

Lot #: 1019

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 18 May 2012

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A 'PHOENIX-TAIL'FAMILLE ROSE VASE

A 'PHOENIX-TAIL' FAMILLE ROSE VASE
YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-35)
A 'PHOENIX-TAIL' FAMILLE ROSE VASE YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-35) Enamelled on the baluster body with chrysanthemum and butterflies in flight below a full moon to the tall flaring neck, above two peacocks perched on rockwork beside peony and

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A BLACK-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE

A BLACK-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A BLACK-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The vase has a globular body rising to a tall, slender neck, the exterior is covered in a lustrous black glaze ending just under the white-glazed lipped rim. 8 in. (20.2 cm.) high

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A BLUE-GLAZED STEMBOWL AND COVER, DOU

A BLUE-GLAZED STEMBOWL AND COVER, DOU
QIANLONG RELIEF MOULDED SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
A BLUE-GLAZED STEMBOWL AND COVER, DOU QIANLONG RELIEF MOULDED SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD (1736-95) The shallow flat-bottom bowl raised on a tall flared

Lot #: 1024

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A RU-TYPE-GLAZED TRIPOD CENSER

A RU -TYPE-GLAZED TRIPOD CENSER
JIAQING UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
A RU -TYPE-GLAZED TRIPOD CENSER JIAQING UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820) The vessel is of compressed spherical shape, raised on three cylindrical legs

Lot #: 1025

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A WHITE JADE DOG

A WHITE JADE DOG
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
A WHITE JADE DOG QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95) The crouching animal with its head turned to one side, with a branch of lingzhi in its mouth, the stone is of an even pale tone with a small area of light russet to the back. 2¼ in. (5.6 cm.) long

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A SPINACH GREEN AND CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

A SPINACH GREEN AND CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A SPINACH GREEN AND CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The bottle is carved in the round with a crane between two large lotus leaves. 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A SMALL TWO-COLOUR JADE CARVING OF A RABBIT

A SMALL TWO-COLOUR JADE CARVING OF A RABBIT
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A SMALL TWO-COLOUR JADE CARVING OF A RABBIT 18TH/19TH CENTURY The rabbit is carved and pierced with the front paws held together and the hind legs tucked under the body, The stone is of a brownish-grey tone cleverly using the white areas

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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THREE JADE CARVINGS

THREE JADE CARVINGS
17TH CENTURY AND LATER
THREE JADE CARVINGS 17TH CENTURY AND LATER Comprising a pale celadon jade plaque carved and pierced as a carp grasping a lotus spray in its mouth; a celadon and russet jade carving of a recumbent bear its head between its paws; and a creamy grey and russet

Lot #: 1030

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MANDARIN DUCK

A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MANDARIN DUCK
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MANDARIN DUCK QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95) Carved and pierced in the round with a mandarin duck amidst large flowering plants, holding tips of reeds in its beak, the details of plumage and wings finely incised

Lot #: 1032

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 18 May 2012

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A CELADON JADE BOY AND GOOSE GROUP

A CELADON JADE BOY AND GOOSE GROUP
18TH CENTURY
A CELADON JADE BOY AND GOOSE GROUP 18TH CENTURY The recumbent bird is carved with its head turned back over its body holding one end of a leafy stem in its mouth, the boy kneeling on its back holds the other end of the stem, details of the bird's wing

Lot #: 1033

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A CELADON AND DARK BROWN JADE CARVING OF A BUDDHIST LION

A CELADON AND DARK BROWN JADE CARVING OF A BUDDHIST LION
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
A CELADON AND DARK BROWN JADE CARVING OF A BUDDHIST LION MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The recumbent beast with protruding eyes and backbone is carved with a lotus sprig in its mouth, its legs tucked under its body and its

Lot #: 1034

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 18 May 2012

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A WHITE JADE PEACH BRUSHWASHER

A WHITE JADE PEACH BRUSHWASHER
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A WHITE JADE PEACH BRUSHWASHER 18TH/19TH CENTURY The handle of the vessel is carved in openwork and formed as a mass of entwined scrolling foliage, peach and flower heads extending from the underside of the base to the rim, the celadon stone with pale

Lot #: 1035

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 18 May 2012

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A PALE CELADON JADE FISH GROUP

A PALE CELADON JADE FISH GROUP
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A PALE CELADON JADE FISH GROUP 17TH/18TH CENTURY The two fish carved and pierced swimming above foaming waves, with incised details of the tail and the fins. 5½ in. (13.9 cm.) long, attached wooden stand

Lot #: 1036

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 May 2012