Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

Christie's
11 November 2011, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 11.11.2011

Back

Image
THREE JADE PENDANTS

THREE JADE PENDANTS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
THREE JADE PENDANTS 18TH/19TH CENTURY All of rounded rectangular form, comprising: a white pendant carved with a figure in a fenced garden, the reverse with an inscription; a pale celadon pendant carved to one side with double fish and a chime, jiqing youyu

Lot #: 1001

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
FOUR WHITE JADE CARVINGS

FOUR WHITE JADE CARVINGS
19TH/20TH CENTURY
FOUR WHITE JADE CARVINGS 19TH/20TH CENTURY Comprising a a flower-shaped ornament, carved to one side with blossoming chrysanthemum and a ruyi -heads band; a circular plaque with reticulated central decoration in the shape of a flower, the border with

Lot #: 1002

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
THREE WHITE JADE CARVINGS

THREE WHITE JADE CARVINGS
18TH CENTURY
THREE WHITE JADE CARVINGS 18TH CENTURY The first carved as a mandarin duck, its head turned backward, the wings finely incised, the stone of an even white tone; the second carved as a peach group, with leafy branches and lingzhi ; and the third carved and

Lot #: 1003

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
FOUR WHITE JADE CARVINGS

FOUR WHITE JADE CARVINGS
19TH/20TH CENTURY
FOUR WHITE JADE CARVINGS 19TH/20TH CENTURY Comprising a pebble carved as a fruting melon with perched birds and flowers; a lotus group of elongated form, with leaves, flowers and pod; a bamboo stalk issuing flowering branches; and a further lotus group

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
THREE JADE PENDANTS

THREE JADE PENDANTS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
THREE JADE PENDANTS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising a white and russet jade of spade form surmounted by a chilong ; a pale celadon bi disc carved with fish, with russet inclusions; a waisted rectangular pendant with inscriptions to all four sides, the stone of a

Lot #: 1005

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL

A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL
YUAN/MING DYNASTY
A CELADON AND RUSSET CARVED JADE FINIAL YUAN/MING DYNASTY Well-carved with two cranes with delicately incised feathers striding under a canopy of scrolling openwork budding and blossoming peonies and lotus leaves 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high

Lot #: 1006

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A SMALL YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE HORSE

A SMALL YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE HORSE
17TH CENTURY OR LATER
A SMALL YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE HORSE 17TH CENTURY OR LATER The recumbent animal carved with the legs tucked under the body and its head turned facing the rear, the stone of yellowish celadon tone and with large area of dark russet 1¾ in

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A MUGHAL STYLE JADE BOX

A MUGHAL STYLE JADE BOX
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A MUGHAL STYLE JADE BOX 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of ovoid form, the domed cover and base carved in relief with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, the sides with a ruyi -type border, the stone of a pale celadon tone with white inclusions 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) wide

Lot #: 1011

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A FINELY CARVED WHIE JADE LOTUS GROUP

A FINELY CARVED WHIE JADE LOTUS GROUP
A FINELY CARVED WHIE JADE LOTUS GROUP Finely carved in the round as two lotus pods growing from long curled stems and large leafs besides a small bird, the stone of an even pale tone 2¼ in. (5.5 cm.) long

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A RARE SINO-TIBETAN WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BOWL

A RARE SINO-TIBETAN WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BOWL
QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK TO BASE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
A RARE SINO-TIBETAN WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BOWL QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK TO BASE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95) With gently rounded sides and slightly flared neck, white to the rim graduating

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A YELLOWISH CELADON JADE BRUSHREST

A YELLOWISH CELADON JADE BRUSHREST
19TH/20TH CENTURY, XING YOU HENG TANG INCISED MARK
A YELLOWISH CELADON JADE BRUSHREST 19TH/20TH CENTURY, XING YOU HENG TANG INCISED MARK Of scroll form, the rectangular top section delicately incised with stylised archaic birds, the openwork apron with further

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A PAIR OF PALE CELADON JADE CUPS

A PAIR OF PALE CELADON JADE CUPS
19TH/20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF PALE CELADON JADE CUPS 19TH/20TH CENTURY With deep rounded sides standing on a recessed foot, the stone of an even pale celadon tone 3.1.2 in. (8.9 cm.) diam., later wood stands (2

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A PAIR OF IMPERIAL STYLE ENAMEL AND GILT-COPPER PASTE INSET ...

A PAIR OF IMPERIAL STYLE ENAMEL AND GILT-COPPER PASTE INSET JARDINIÈRES
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
A PAIR OF IMPERIAL STYLE ENAMEL AND GILT-COPPER PASTE INSET JARDINIÈRES QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95) Each of lobed form with foliate rim supported by a spreading foot, finely chased to the flattened upper

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A PAIR OF CLOSONNÉ ENAMEL RECTANGULAR VASES, FANGGU

A PAIR OF CLOSONNÉ ENAMEL RECTANGULAR VASES, FANGGU
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
A PAIR OF CLOSONNÉ ENAMEL RECTANGULAR VASES, FANGGU QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95) Of squared form with a central bulb between the splayed pedestal foot and tall trumpet neck, finely decorated with archaic patterns and

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A BRONZE CENSER

A BRONZE CENSER
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A BRONZE CENSER 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of bombe shape with twin loop handles, Xuande four-characer mark within a rectangle to the base, a carved white jade leaf finial to the wood cover 7 in. (18 cm.) wide, wood stand

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A GILT-BRONZE VASE

A GILT-BRONZE VASE
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT-BRONZE VASE 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of elongated pear-form with foliated rim and foot, applied with a pair of twin stylised elephant handles, decorated with dragons amidst scrolling cloud to both sides of the body, Xuande six-character mark to the base 9 in. (23

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A LARGE BRONZE VASE, GU

A LARGE BRONZE VASE, GU
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A LARGE BRONZE VASE, GU 17TH/18TH CENTURY The upper flaring section with leaf-shaped panels, the central and lower sections with taotie masks and geometric decoration, all divided by shallow flanges; with a cast mark reading Da ming Xuan de wu nian jian du

Lot #: 1023

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE EWER AND COVER

A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE EWER AND COVER
17TH CENTURY
A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE EWER AND COVER 17TH CENTURY Of lobed form, the body decorated with gilt panels of blossoming flowers, the s-shaped spout and curved handle modeled as gnarled branches, both the domed cover and handle decorated with blossoming

Lot #: 1024

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A GILT-BRONZE CENSER AND COVER

A GILT-BRONZE CENSER AND COVER
17TH CENTURY
A GILT-BRONZE CENSER AND COVER 17TH CENTURY Supported on three short bamboo formed legs, cast around the body in low relief with mythical beasts amidst scrolling waves, a twin beasts handle applied to the shoulder, the domed cover is decorated with a

Lot #: 1025

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
SEVEN VARIOUS PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES

SEVEN VARIOUS PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES
19TH CENTURY
SEVEN VARIOUS PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH CENTURY Comprising a bottle of rectangular shape decorated in underglaze blue with an episode of the famous story of child prodigy Sima Guang, Yongzheng four character mark to the base; a bottle decorated

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES

SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES
18TH/19TH CENTURY
SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising a glass snuff bottle, with a multi-coloured overlay of bright patches of yellow, red, green and black over a white ground; a further glass snuff bottle, the body soffused with gold speckles over

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
EIGHT VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES

EIGHT VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES
18TH/19TH CENTURY
EIGHT VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising a glass bottle imitating amethyst, carved in the form of a melon, the fluted sides enveloped by leaves, tendrils and smaller fruits; and seven further snuff bottles variously carved The first 1½

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES

SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES
19TH/20TH CENTURY
SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES 19TH/20TH CENTURY Comprising a glass bottle, six-colour overlay, carved on each side with four fish forming a medallion, decorated in brown, green, yellow, red, blue and black on a white opaque ground, mask and ring handles to

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES

SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES
CIRCA 1800 AND LATER
SEVEN VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES CIRCA 1800 AND LATER Comprising a bamboo bottle carved in the form of a melon, the fluted sides enveloped by a gnarled stalk with leaves, tendrils and a smaller fruit; a bronze snuff bottle of flattened form incised with

Lot #: 1030

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
SEVEN VARIOUS AGATE AND CHALCEDONY SNUFF BOTTLES

SEVEN VARIOUS AGATE AND CHALCEDONY SNUFF BOTTLES
18TH/19TH CENTURY
SEVEN VARIOUS AGATE AND CHALCEDONY SNUFF BOTTLES 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising a chalcedony bottle of a pale honey tone carved to one side with a phoenix perching on a wutong tree, the sun with trailing clouds on the reverse, coral

Lot #: 1031

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
FIVE VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES

FIVE VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES
18TH/19TH CENTURY
FIVE VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising an agate bottle, of greyish tone with banding and cusps in dark brown, coral stopper; a chalcedony bottle, of rounded square shape, the translucent smoky-beige tone with black fern-like inclusions on

Lot #: 1032

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP 18TH/19TH CENTURY The deep flaring sides carved and pierced to the exterior with two gnarled branches of pine trees forming the handle, with figures and pavilions amongst rockwork, pine tree and bamboo around the side

Lot #: 1033

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A FLAMBÉ BOTTLE VASE

A FLAMBÉ BOTTLE VASE
QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
A FLAMBÉ BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95) Covered to the rounded body with a glaze of splashed blue purple and deep red streaked glaze 12½ in. (32 cm.) high

Lot #: 1034

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE, YUHUCHUN

A BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE, YUHUCHUN
JIAQING UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
A BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE, YUHUCHUN JIAQING UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820) The globular body painted in vivid blue tones with plantain and bamboo

Lot #: 1035

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011

Image
A DINGYAO "DUCKS" DEEP DISH

A DINGYAO "DUCKS" DEEP DISH
PROBABLY SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
A DINGYAO "DUCKS" DEEP DISH PROBABLY SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) Of ogee-form, with widely flared sides rising on a neat foot ring, delicately carved to the interior with a pair of ducks swimming under branches of reed, covered inside and out

Lot #: 1036

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 11 Nov 2011