Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Christie's
18-19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 18.09.2014 - 19.09.2014

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A SMALL BURNISHED BLACK POTTERY JAR

A SMALL BURNISHED BLACK POTTERY JAR
LATE SHANG DYNASTY, ANYANG PHASE, 13TH-12TH CENTURY BC
A SMALL BURNISHED BLACK POTTERY JAR LATE SHANG DYNASTY, ANYANG PHASE, 13TH-12TH CENTURY BC The jar is raised on a spreading foot encircled by two bow-string bands, and the deep body is scored with a band of

Lot #: 701

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A BURNISHED BLACK POTTERY JAR AND COVER, HU

A BURNISHED BLACK POTTERY JAR AND COVER, HU
WARRING STATES PERIOD-EARLY WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC
A BURNISHED BLACK POTTERY JAR AND COVER, HU WARRING STATES PERIOD-EARLY WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC The jar and cover have a burnished black exterior. The body of the jar is

Lot #: 702

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SMALL STRAW-GLAZED WHITE STONEWARE EWER

A SMALL STRAW-GLAZED WHITE STONEWARE EWER
SUI-EARLY TANG DYNASTY, 6TH-7TH CENTURY
A SMALL STRAW-GLAZED WHITE STONEWARE EWER SUI-EARLY TANG DYNASTY, 6TH-7TH CENTURY The ovoid body is carved beneath the tapering spout with a narrow chevron band terminating in a foliate applique. A similar applique is

Lot #: 703

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A WOMAN HOLDING A GOOSE

A SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A WOMAN HOLDING A GOOSE
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
A SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A WOMAN HOLDING A GOOSE TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The woman is seated on a rock stool while holding a goose-form wine vessel in her arms. She wears a tunic worn over the right

Lot #: 704

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A RARE LARGE CIZHOU-TYPE BROWN-PAINTED VASE

A RARE LARGE CIZHOU-TYPE BROWN-PAINTED VASE
NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
A RARE LARGE CIZHOU-TYPE BROWN-PAINTED VASE NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY The high-shouldered, tapering body is painted in brown on a white slip with two stems of flowering peony below two leafy

Lot #: 705

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SMALL GREEN JUNYAO BOWL

A SMALL GREEN JUNYAO BOWL
SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
A SMALL GREEN JUNYAO BOWL SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY The sides of the bowl flare out from the foot and then round upwards to the rim. Except for an unglazed area in the center of the interior which burned brown in the firing, the

Lot #: 706

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A CIZHOU POLYCHROMED POTTERY FIGURE OF A LUOHAN

A CIZHOU POLYCHROMED POTTERY FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368)
A CIZHOU POLYCHROMED POTTERY FIGURE OF A LUOHAN YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368) The hollow figure is shown leaning on an outcropping of the rocks on which he sits. He wears layered robes of dark brown, iron red, yellow, green and

Lot #: 707

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A RARE GILT-BRONZE MINIATURE BUDDHIST VOTIVE GROUP

A RARE GILT-BRONZE MINIATURE BUDDHIST VOTIVE GROUP
LIAO-YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY
A RARE GILT-BRONZE MINIATURE BUDDHIST VOTIVE GROUP LIAO-YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY The central figure of Shakyamuni Buddha is flanked by two bodhisattvas , all on lotus bases supported by the tripartite

Lot #: 708

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A GILT-BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF THE ASCETIC SHAKYAMUNI

A GILT-BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF THE ASCETIC SHAKYAMUNI
LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY
A GILT-BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF THE ASCETIC SHAKYAMUNI LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY Shakyamuni is shown seated in a pensive attitude, his head lowered and his chin and hands resting atop his bent left

Lot #: 709

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A WELL-CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE EWER

A WELL-CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE EWER
18TH CENTURY
A WELL-CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE EWER 18TH CENTURY The ewer is raised on an oblong foot and is well carved in relief with an allover design of lingzhi that surrounds four panels of fruiting branches, each bearing two fruit, that

Lot #: 710

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF GUANYIN

A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF GUANYIN
18TH-EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF GUANYIN 18TH-EARLY 19TH CENTURY The graceful figure is shown standing with head turned slightly to the side and holding an inverted bottle in her hands. She wears a shawl over her shoulders, a cloak incised with clouds that

Lot #: 711

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A BROWN AND BEIGE JADE BRONZE-FORM CENSER

A BROWN AND BEIGE JADE BRONZE-FORM CENSER
LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY
A BROWN AND BEIGE JADE BRONZE-FORM CENSER LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY Made in the shape of a bronze gui , the censer is raised on a slightly spreading ring foot, and carved on each side with

Lot #: 712

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF BOYS

A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF BOYS
LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF BOYS LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY Each boy is shown standing on a pedestal base and wears sash-tied pants, a torque hung with a ruyi -shaped pendant, bangles around his wrists and

Lot #: 713

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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THREE UNUSUAL PAINTED GREY POTTERY FIGURES OF DOMESTIC ANIMA...

THREE UNUSUAL PAINTED GREY POTTERY FIGURES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS
WARRING STATES-HAN DYNASTY, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC
THREE UNUSUAL PAINTED GREY POTTERY FIGURES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS WARRING STATES-HAN DYNASTY, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC Comprising two cows and a ram, each is modeled with knife-cut body, the facial

Lot #: 714

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY CIRCULAR TRAY AND SIX CUPS

A SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY CIRCULAR TRAY AND SIX CUPS
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
A SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY CIRCULAR TRAY AND SIX CUPS TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The shallow tray is raised on a circular foot ring and has upright sides decorated in green, amber and cream glazes that are arranged in stripes

Lot #: 716

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A STANDING LADY

A SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A STANDING LADY
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
A SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A STANDING LADY TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The elegant figure is shown wearing a long pleated skirt with vertical stripes of amber, green, and straw separated by incised lines, which falls

Lot #: 717

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE

A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The spirited horse is shown with left foreleg raised, mane swept to one side, mouth open and ears laid back. The saddle is covered with a cloth draped over

Lot #: 719

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE

A SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
A SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head gently turned to the right and ears pricked forward. The saddle and halter are glazed

Lot #: 720

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SANCAI-GLAZED FIGURE OF A COURT LADY

A SANCAI -GLAZED FIGURE OF A COURT LADY
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
A SANCAI -GLAZED FIGURE OF A COURT LADY TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The figure is shown wearing a shawl draped around her shoulders that falls in long folds over her clasped hands. The delicate features of her face are detailed in black

Lot #: 722

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A LARGE SANCAI AND BLUE-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A LOKAPALA ...

A LARGE SANCAI AND BLUE-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A LOKAPALA
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
A LARGE SANCAI AND BLUE-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A LOKAPALA TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The guardian is modeled standing on top of a demon with flailing arms, with his head turned to the left, the right hand raised

Lot #: 724

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SMALL YAOZHOU CELADON MOLDED CONICAL BOWL

A SMALL YAOZHOU CELADON MOLDED CONICAL BOWL
NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
A SMALL YAOZHOU CELADON MOLDED CONICAL BOWL NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY The bowl is molded on the interior with fish swimming amidst waves above a sea creature in the center, with radiating

Lot #: 725

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A RUSSET-GLAZED YAOZHOU BOWL

A RUSSET-GLAZED YAOZHOU BOWL
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH CENTURY
A RUSSET-GLAZED YAOZHOU BOWL NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH CENTURY The bowl has rounded sides which rise to the everted foliate rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of russet color thinning on the foot to expose the pale buff

Lot #: 726

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED DISH

A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED DISH
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (AD 960-1127)
A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED DISH NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (AD 960-1127) Of shallow form with a slightly everted rim, the dish is freely carved in the interior with a leafy stem bearing a peony blossom with combed details, and covered

Lot #: 727

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SMALL DINGYAO CARVED BOWL

A SMALL DINGYAO CARVED BOWL
NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
A SMALL DINGYAO CARVED BOWL NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY The bowl has deep, rounded sides and is raised on a small, circular foot. The interior is carved with a graceful, leafy stem bearing a large flower below

Lot #: 728

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A SMALL CIRCULAR DINGYAO BOX AND COVER

A SMALL CIRCULAR DINGYAO BOX AND COVER
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (AD 960-1127)
A SMALL CIRCULAR DINGYAO BOX AND COVER NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (AD 960-1127) Both the box and cover are covered inside and out with a clear glaze that ends above the flat base to expose the fine white ware. The interior rims

Lot #: 730

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A MOLDED DINGYAO BOWL

A MOLDED DINGYAO BOWL
NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
A MOLDED DINGYAO BOWL NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY The bowl has rounded conical sides and is molded on the interior with four peony blooms surrounded by scrolling foliage. The bowl is covered with a glaze of ivory

Lot #: 731

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A RARE DINGYAO CARVED DISH

A RARE DINGYAO CARVED DISH
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
A RARE DINGYAO CARVED DISH NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY The dish has shallow rounded sides that flare to a slightly everted rim, with metal mount, and the interior is finely carved with a coiled chi dragon encircled by

Lot #: 732

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A RARE DINGYAO INCISED 'DAYLILY' DEEP BOWL

A RARE DINGYAO INCISED 'DAYLILY' DEEP BOWL
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
A RARE DINGYAO INCISED 'DAYLILY' DEEP BOWL NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY The bowl is finely potted with deep, rounded sides rising from a flat base to a lipped rim. The interior is freely carved with

Lot #: 733

Estimate: US$220,000 - US$300,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A RARE JUNYAO DEEP BOWL

A RARE JUNYAO DEEP BOWL
SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
A RARE JUNYAO DEEP BOWL SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY The bowl has deep, rounded sides that rise from the tapered foot to the slightly incurved mouth rim, and is covered inside and out with an opaque glaze of pale milky blue tone

Lot #: 735

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014

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A QINGBAI CUP AND STAND

A QINGBAI CUP AND STAND
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
A QINGBAI CUP AND STAND SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The delicately potted cup is supported on a straight foot and sits on a platform in the center of the foliate-form stand. Both cup and stand are covered in a transparent pale blue

Lot #: 736

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

Date: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014