Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 22.03.2018 - 23.03.2018

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AN OLIVE-GLAZED RED POTTERY CYLINDRICAL VESSEL AND COVER, BOSHAN ZUN

AN OLIVE-GLAZED RED POTTERY CYLINDRICAL VESSEL AND COVER, BOSHAN ZUN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220) The vessel is raised on three bear-form supports and is molded in crisp relief around the sides with two registers of various animals and birds, as well two figures carrying a wine jar ( hu

Lot #: 701

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON JAR AND COVER

A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON JAR AND COVER NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (AD 960-1127) The jar has an ovoid body with canted shoulder, and is carved and combed with a band of overlapping petals beneath a wide band of lotus scroll. The cover is decorated with an animal-form finial. The jar and cover are covered

Lot #: 706

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A LONGQUAN CELADON 'LOTUS' BOWL AND COVER

A LONGQUAN CELADON 'LOTUS' BOWL AND COVER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The deep sides are carved on the exterior with overlapping petals and the bowl is covered inside and out below the unglazed rim with an unctuous bluish-green glaze. The cover is similarly carved and glazed. 4 ½ in. (11.2

Lot #: 707

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A JIAN ‘HARE'S FUR’ TEA BOWL

A JIAN ‘HARE'S FUR’ TEA BOWL SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The sides of the deep conical bowl round up slightly towards the silver-mounted rim, and are covered with a lustrous black glaze streaked with fine bluish-silver 'hare's fur' markings on the interior and exterior where the glaze ends in

Lot #: 708

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER

A LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The compressed body has three narrow flanges formed by slip beginning at a slight molded ridge on the shoulder and trailing down each of the three slightly splayed, conical legs, all below the cylindrical neck that rises to a flat

Lot #: 709

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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HOBSON, R.L. A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the Collection...

HOBSON, R.L. A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the Collection of Sir Percival David. London: The Stourton Press [1934]. 180 mostly colored plates. Original blue Chinese silk binding; celadon-green silk folding case. Limited edition, number 250 of 650 copies

Lot #: 710

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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YAMANAKA, Sadajiro. To-so Seikwa: Select Relics of the T'ang and the Sung...

YAMANAKA, Sadajiro. To-so Seikwa: Select Relics of the T'ang and the Sung Dynasties from the Collections in Europe and America . Osaka: Sadajiro Yamanaka, [1928]. 2 volumes. 119 photographic plates (12 in color). Original tan and blue cloth with silk printed label, edges gilt; original tan folding

Lot #: 711

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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AN INCISED KOREAN CELADON FOOTED DISH

AN INCISED KOREAN CELADON FOOTED DISH GORYEO DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY The dish, with rounded body, is incised on the interior with an abstract floral motif and is covered in a crackled glaze of greyish-celadon tone. 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box

Lot #: 712

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A MOLDED SHUFU SHALLOW DISH

A MOLDED SHUFU SHALLOW DISH YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368) The dish has shallow, rounded sides raised on a small, slightly flared foot ring, and is molded in low relief in the center of the interior with stylized lotus scroll bearing four blossoms below further lotus scroll incorporating the characters

Lot #: 713

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A SMALL GE -TYPE WASHER

A SMALL GE -TYPE WASHER MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) Of shallow square form, the washer is covered in a thick greyish-cream glaze suffused with a network of 'iron' crackle interspersed with light brown crackles. 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) wide

Lot #: 717

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER

A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER YUAN-EARLY MING DYNASTY, 13TH-14TH CENTURY The censer is raised on three lion-mask feet and the sides are incised with florets within a geometric design below applied florets evenly spaced around the shoulder and two rope-twist handles at the rim. The censer is

Lot #: 719

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$18,000

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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TWO FAHUA BARREL-FORM GARDEN STOOLS

TWO FAHUA BARREL-FORM GARDEN STOOLS MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) One is deeply carved and pierced with a central band of cranes amidst foliage interrupted by two lion-mask handles, all between rows of turquoise bosses reserved on a deep blue ground. The slightly rounded top is pierced with a floral

Lot #: 720

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON CARVED DISH

A LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON CARVED DISH MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The dish is carved in the center with a medallion of a trellis diaper, surrounded by fluently carved floral scrolls in the well, and the flattened rim is carved with three sections of wave-like scrolls. The dish is covered inside and out

Lot #: 721

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON CARVED DISH

A LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON CARVED DISH MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY The heavily potted dish is molded in the central roundel with a fu (happiness) character below the fluted cavetto and the everted rim with lipped edge, and is covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color, except for the unglazed ring

Lot #: 722

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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AN IMPERIAL YELLOW-GLAZED BOWL

AN IMPERIAL YELLOW-GLAZED BOWL HONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1488-1505) The bowl is potted with deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, and covered inside and out with a glaze of soft egg yolk-yellow tone. 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm

Lot #: 723

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY The deep sides are boldly decorated on the exterior with two scenes of the 'Three Friends of Winter' (prunus, pine and bamboo), the scenes divided by two tall rock formations, and with a pair of birds perched in the branches of the prunus trees

Lot #: 724

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A RARE MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE CHARGER

A RARE MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE CHARGER JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566) The heavily potted charger is decorated in the center of the interior with four fish amidst a lotus pond, all within line borders and repeated as a frieze on the exterior where

Lot #: 725

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX' DISHES

A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX' DISHES JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566) Each is decorated on the interior with a large phoenix in flight amidst clouds, its long, trailing tail formed as simplified foliate scroll, beneath a border

Lot #: 726

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A KINRANDE EWER AND COVER

A KINRANDE EWER AND COVER MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY The ewer has a pear-shaped body decorated in iron red, green, turquoise and black with two large tear drop-shaped panels reserved on the iron-red diaper ground, and with two peony sprig-filled quatrefoil panels, one positioned beneath the S-shaped

Lot #: 727

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE SQUARE CUSHION-FORM BOX

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE SQUARE CUSHION-FORM BOX WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619) The box is of square form with canted corners, and the sides are decorated with dragons amidst clouds and flames beneath a border of scrolling lingzhi . 10 ½ in. wide, Japanese

Lot #: 728

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A RARE BLUE AND WHITE DOUBLE-GOURD VASE

A RARE BLUE AND WHITE DOUBLE-GOURD VASE WANLI PERIOD (1573-1619) The lower and upper bulbs are decorated with molded pomegranate-form panels, decorated with groupings of auspicious emblems and fruits alternating with flowers growing from rock formations, all below the tall, narrow neck decorated

Lot #: 729

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A RARE WUCAI SQUARE CENSER

A RARE WUCAI SQUARE CENSER 17TH CENTURY The square body is decorated on each side in vibrant tones of green, red and blue enamels with immortals, each holding his attributes. The body is supported on a high shouldered base of conforming form, pierced on each side with three quatrefoil apertures

Lot #: 731

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$18,000

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A LARGE DEHUA GU -FORM BEAKER VASE

A LARGE DEHUA GU -FORM BEAKER VASE 17TH CENTURY The slender vase has a rounded central section between bow-string bands, and is covered in a fine white glaze that also covers the base and continues into the interior. 17 in. (43.1 cm.) high, Japanese wood box

Lot #: 732

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A BLUE AND WHITE EWER WITH SILVER MOUNTS

A BLUE AND WHITE EWER WITH SILVER MOUNTS CHONGZHEN PERIOD (1628-1644) Made for the Dutch market, the pear-shaped ewer is raised on a waisted pedestal foot and decorated with a scene of scholars drinking wine in a landscape setting below a band of leafy tulip sprays on the shoulder and further sprays

Lot #: 733

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE JARDINIÈRE

A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE JARDINIÈRE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1640-1650 The jardinière is decorated on the exterior with a scholar in a bamboo grove on one side and with an attendant holding a toy boat by a riverscape on the other side. 5.1/6 in. (13.1 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box

Lot #: 734

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JAR

A BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JAR KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The jar is boldly decorated with peony emerging from rocks amidst bamboo and flowers between decorative borders. 9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) high

Lot #: 735

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND COVERS

A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND COVERS KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Each jar is decorated in bright underglaze blue with blossoming prunus branches and chrysanthemum plants amidst rocks, and the domed covers are each decorated with lotus and other floral sprays below a blue bud-shaped finial. 13 in

Lot #: 740

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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AN UNUSUAL SMALL BLUE AND WHITE VASE

AN UNUSUAL SMALL BLUE AND WHITE VASE QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The bulbous body is decorated in the fifteenth-century style with fruiting and flowering branches arranged in two registers including peach, pomegranate, lychee, peach, rose and camellia, between a band of key fret interrupted by two

Lot #: 742

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A YELLOW-GLAZED BLUE-GROUND 'DRAGON' BOWL

A YELLOW-GLAZED BLUE-GROUND 'DRAGON' BOWL KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The exterior is decorated with two five-clawed dragons separated by clouds shown racing amidst flames in pursuit of flaming pearls above a band of overlapping

Lot #: 743

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE CUPS

A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE CUPS YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) With rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the bowls are decorated on one side with a monkey seated on a branch holding a peach and on the other side with a deer in a landscape

Lot #: 744

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

Date: 22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018