Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 11.11.2016

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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'PEACH' CARVING

A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'PEACH' CARVING
18TH CENTURY
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'PEACH' CARVING 18TH CENTURY The carving is in the form of a large peach emerging from rocks and waves, with a gnarled leafy branch growing to one side, sprouting smaller peaches. The stone is of an even celadon tone

Lot #: 600

Estimate: £3,000 - £6,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'QILIN AND LINGZHI' CARVING

A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE ' QILIN AND LINGZHI ' CARVING
18TH CENTURY
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE ' QILIN AND LINGZHI ' CARVING 18TH CENTURY The recumbent qilin is carved with its head turned sharply backwards, grasping a lingzhi sprig in its mouth, with its finely incised tail resting upon its

Lot #: 601

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A MOTTLED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'CRAB' GROUP

A MOTTLED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'CRAB' GROUP
18TH CENTURY
A MOTTLED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'CRAB' GROUP 18TH CENTURY The group is carved in the form of several crabs beside a millet sprig. The stone is of a mottled milky tone with areas of streaked russet inclusion and speckles of dark

Lot #: 602

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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THREE SMALL JADE ANIMAL CARVINGS

THREE SMALL JADE ANIMAL CARVINGS
18TH CENTURY AND LATER
THREE SMALL JADE ANIMAL CARVINGS 18TH CENTURY AND LATER The group comprises: a celadon, russet and brown jade carving of a Buddhist lion and brocade ball; a white and russet jade carving of a duck and lotus; and a pale celadon and russet jade

Lot #: 603

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A SMALL WHITE JADE 'GOURD' BOX AND COVER

A SMALL WHITE JADE 'GOURD' BOX AND COVER
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A SMALL WHITE JADE 'GOURD' BOX AND COVER 18TH-19TH CENTURY The box is carved in the form of a gourd, sprouting from leafy intertwining vines, with a butterfly resting to one side. The stone is of a milky white tone, with a few minor pale

Lot #: 604

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A PALE CELADON JADE 'LOTUS AND CRANE' VASE

A PALE CELADON JADE 'LOTUS AND CRANE' VASE
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A PALE CELADON JADE 'LOTUS AND CRANE' VASE 18TH-19TH CENTURY The vase is carved in the formed of a large lotus leaf tied with a string, beside a bouquet of lotus pods and buds and a crane perched to the base. The stone is of a pale celadon

Lot #: 605

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A WHITE JADE PLAQUE AND A PALE CELADON JADE LOCK-FORM PLAQUE...

A WHITE JADE PLAQUE AND A PALE CELADON JADE LOCK-FORM PLAQUE
19TH-20TH CENTURY
A WHITE JADE PLAQUE AND A PALE CELADON JADE LOCK-FORM PLAQUE 19TH-20TH CENTURY The white jade plaque is carved with flowering prunus branches and to the reverse with pine trees beside a pavilion. The lock-form plaque is

Lot #: 606

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A WHITE JADE OVAL PLAQUE SET INTO A CARVED WOOD SCREEN

A WHITE JADE OVAL PLAQUE SET INTO A CARVED WOOD SCREEN
19TH CENTURY
A WHITE JADE OVAL PLAQUE SET INTO A CARVED WOOD SCREEN 19TH CENTURY The plaque is carved in low relief to depict a fish emerging from waves below a Buddhist emblem. The plaque is set into a mixed hardwood wire-inlaid screen and

Lot #: 607

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A SMALL WHITE JADE 'BOY AND BAT' CARVING

A SMALL WHITE JADE 'BOY AND BAT' CARVING
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A SMALL WHITE JADE 'BOY AND BAT' CARVING 18TH-19TH CENTURY The boy is carved holding a hu vase with a bat resting upon his head. 1 7/8 in. (5 cm.) high

Lot #: 608

Estimate: £1,500 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A GROUP OF THREE CELADON JADE FIGURAL CARVINGS

A GROUP OF THREE CELADON JADE FIGURAL CARVINGS
19TH CENTURY
A GROUP OF THREE CELADON JADE FIGURAL CARVINGS 19TH CENTURY The group comprises: a mottled greyish-celadon carving of Li Bai; a pale celadon and grey jade carving of a boy and brocade ball; and a pale celadon jade carving of Liuhai holding

Lot #: 609

Estimate: £1,500 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A PALE CELADON JADE 'SHOULAO AND BOY' CARVING

A PALE CELADON JADE 'SHOULAO AND BOY' CARVING
19TH-20TH CENTURY
A PALE CELADON JADE 'SHOULAO AND BOY' CARVING 19TH-20TH CENTURY Shoulao is carved holding a long staff with a double gourd, beside a boy holding a cash symbol and standing on a drum. The stone is of a pale celadon tone, darkening

Lot #: 610

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A PALE CELADON JADE BELT HOOK MOUNTED AS A MAGNIFYING GLASS ...

A PALE CELADON JADE BELT HOOK MOUNTED AS A MAGNIFYING GLASS AND A SMALL SPINACH JADE CUP
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A PALE CELADON JADE BELT HOOK MOUNTED AS A MAGNIFYING GLASS AND A SMALL SPINACH JADE CUP 18TH-19TH CENTURY The belt hook is carved with a chilong crawling along the shaft, confronting a

Lot #: 611

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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AN AGATE 'BOYS' PENDANT PLAQUE

AN AGATE 'BOYS' PENDANT PLAQUE
19TH-20TH CENTURY
AN AGATE 'BOYS' PENDANT PLAQUE 19TH-20TH CENTURY The plaque is carved with a boy to each side, one beside pine branches and the other beside chrysanthemum, below a five-character inscription. 2 in. (5.1 cm.) long

Lot #: 612

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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AN AGATE 'BOY' CARVING

AN AGATE 'BOY' CARVING
19TH CENTURY
AN AGATE 'BOY' CARVING 19TH CENTURY The boys is carved seated, beating a drum which is highlighted in the russet-coloured area of the stone. 1 ¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long

Lot #: 613

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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AN AGATE 'BAMBOO AND BIRD' PENDANT

AN AGATE 'BAMBOO AND BIRD' PENDANT
18TH-19TH CENTURY
AN AGATE 'BAMBOO AND BIRD' PENDANT 18TH-19TH CENTURY The pendant is carved and pierced in the form of a bird perched amongst two bamboo branches, with a small butterfly and lingzhi sprig, and a cursive inscription highlighted in the russet area of

Lot #: 614

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A CARNELIAN AGATE 'BATS AND CLOUDS' CARVING

A CARNELIAN AGATE 'BATS AND CLOUDS' CARVING
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A CARNELIAN AGATE 'BATS AND CLOUDS' CARVING 18TH-19TH CENTURY The amber area of the stone is carved with five bats, beside the white area of stone carved with scrolling clouds. 2 ¼ in. (5.6 cm.) wide

Lot #: 616

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE DISH

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE DISH
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE DISH KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The dish is decorated to the interior with a scene of figures in a pavilion playing weiqi , with scrolling clouds above and pine, foliage and rocks to the surrounding. The exterior is

Lot #: 617

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A DOUCAI 'BUDDHIST LIONS' BOWL

A DOUCAI 'BUDDHIST LIONS' BOWL
QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A DOUCAI 'BUDDHIST LIONS' BOWL QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The bowl is decorated to the exterior with two Buddhist lions chasing

Lot #: 622

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A BLUE AND WHITE HEXAGONAL WATERPOT

A BLUE AND WHITE HEXAGONAL WATERPOT
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A BLUE AND WHITE HEXAGONAL WATERPOT 18TH-19TH CENTURY The waterpot is decorated to the exterior with archaistic dragons amongst clouds and is applied with two animal head handles with fixed rings. The base is painted with a Qianlong mark. 3 5/8

Lot #: 623

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A GE-TYPE ARCHAISTIC LIBATION VESSEL, JUE

A GE-TYPE ARCHAISTIC LIBATION VESSEL, JUE
QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A GE-TYPE ARCHAISTIC LIBATION VESSEL, JUE QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The vessel is covered in a pale

Lot #: 625

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISH

A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISH
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISH DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850) The dish is decorated in a Ming style with a lotus bouquet in a

Lot #: 626

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A DOUCAI 'DRAGON AND FISH' DISH

A DOUCAI 'DRAGON AND FISH' DISH
18TH CENTURY
A DOUCAI 'DRAGON AND FISH' DISH 18TH CENTURY The dish is decorated with a five-clawed dragon writhing amongst multi-coloured fire scrolls and clouds, a band of fish above waves to the cavetto. The base has an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 6 1/8 in. (15.7 cm

Lot #: 627

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A GE-TYPE DOUBLE LOZENGE VASE

A GE-TYPE DOUBLE LOZENGE VASE
19TH CENTURY
A GE-TYPE DOUBLE LOZENGE VASE 19TH CENTURY The vase has twin elephant-head handles and is covered all over in an unctuous glaze with a network of light russet and grey crackles. 12 ¼ in. (32 cm.) high

Lot #: 633

Estimate: £1,500 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A PAIR OF CELADON-GROUND BLUE AND WHITE MOULDED VASES

A PAIR OF CELADON-GROUND BLUE AND WHITE MOULDED VASES
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF CELADON-GROUND BLUE AND WHITE MOULDED VASES 19TH CENTURY Each vase is decorated with moulded shaped panels depicting a scholar engaging in the Four Arts, painting, calligraphy, playing the guqin , and playing weiqi . The

Lot #: 635

Estimate: £5,000 - £10,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'LANDSCAPE' STEM BOWL

A BLUE AND WHITE 'LANDSCAPE' STEM BOWL
DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
A BLUE AND WHITE 'LANDSCAPE' STEM BOWL DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850) The bowl is decorated with a scene entitled Nanpu Feiyun , Nanpu

Lot #: 636

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A GROUP OF SIX SMALL JADE CARVINGS

A GROUP OF SIX SMALL JADE CARVINGS
17TH-18TH CENTURY
A GROUP OF SIX SMALL JADE CARVINGS 17TH-18TH CENTURY The group comprises: a small yellowish-russet jade 'horse and rat' belt hook; a greyish-celadon and russet jade thumb ring; a pale celadon and russet jade disk, mounted with a chain of two coral

Lot #: 639

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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TWO PALE CELADON JADE BOXES AND COVERS AND ONE JADEITE BOX A...

TWO PALE CELADON JADE BOXES AND COVERS AND ONE JADEITE BOX AND COVER
18TH-19TH CENTURY
TWO PALE CELADON JADE BOXES AND COVERS AND ONE JADEITE BOX AND COVER 18TH-19TH CENTURY The group comprises: a pale celadon peach-form box carved in low relief with a leafy stem and a bat; a pale greyish celadon

Lot #: 640

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A WHITE JADE PENDANT

A WHITE JADE PENDANT
19TH-20TH CENTURY
A WHITE JADE PENDANT 19TH-20TH CENTURY The pendant is carved to one side with cartouche enclosing a bird in flight in a mountainous landscape above waves, with a stylised shou roundel to the top. The reverse is carved with a four-character inscription in seal

Lot #: 641

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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A WHITE JADE RETICULATED RECTANGULAR PLAQUE

A WHITE JADE RETICULATED RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
19TH-20TH CENTURY
A WHITE JADE RETICULATED RECTANGULAR PLAQUE 19TH-20TH CENTURY The plaque is carved and pierced to depict a mythical beast amongst scrolling clouds, with an apocryphal Qianlong mark to one side. The stone is of an even white tone. 2 ½ in

Lot #: 642

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016

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TWO SMALL YELLOW JADE CARVINGS

TWO SMALL YELLOW JADE CARVINGS
20TH CENTURY
TWO SMALL YELLOW JADE CARVINGS 20TH CENTURY One piece is carved in the form of a recumbent bear, the stone is of a yellow-green tone with russet inclusions. The other piece is carved in the form of a vajra , the stone is of an even yellow tone. The larger

Lot #: 643

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Nov 2016