Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art part I

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 17.03.2016 - 18.03.2016

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A HUANGHUALI KANG TABLE

A HUANGHUALI KANG TABLE
19TH CENTURY
A HUANGHUALI KANG TABLE 19TH CENTURY The paneled top is set within a rectangular frame, above a narrow waist and cusped, beaded apron. The whole is raised on beaded cabriole legs that terminate in scroll-form feet. 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high, 37 in. (94 cm

Lot #: 1301

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A SQUARE HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TABLE

A SQUARE HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TABLE
17TH CENTURY
A SQUARE HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TABLE 17TH CENTURY The paneled top is set in a thick square frame with beaded edge above a narrow waist and plain, beaded apron. The whole is raised on legs of square section joined by beaded, humpback stretchers, and

Lot #: 1302

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI ...

A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI
18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI 18TH CENTURY Each has a curved crest rail supported on curved rear posts and an S-shaped back splat. The arm rails are supported on slender standing stiles and extend

Lot #: 1303

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TALL STANDS

A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TALL STANDS
18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TALL STANDS 18TH CENTURY Each has a thick, thumb-grooved frame above a plain waist, with aprons and legs carved in similar thumb-grooved fashion framing spandrels and struts carved in openwork as small scrolls

Lot #: 1304

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A SQUARE HUANGHUALI WAISTLESS CORNER-LEG TABLE, FANGZHUO

A SQUARE HUANGHUALI WAISTLESS CORNER-LEG TABLE, FANGZHUO
17TH CENTURY
A SQUARE HUANGHUALI WAISTLESS CORNER-LEG TABLE, FANGZHUO 17TH CENTURY The paneled top is set in a thick square frame with thumb-grooved edge. The whole is raised on thick legs of square section joined by straight stretchers

Lot #: 1305

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, NA...

A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI
17TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI 17TH CENTURY Each has a curved crest rail supported on curved rear posts and an S-shaped back splat. The arm rails are supported on slender

Lot #: 1307

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A SMALL HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TABLE

A SMALL HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TABLE
17TH CENTURY
A SMALL HUANGHUALI CORNER-LEG TABLE 17TH CENTURY The well-figured panel is set in a rectangular frame with molded edge above a narrow waist and plain, beaded apron. The whole is raised on gently tapering legs of square section joined by beaded

Lot #: 1308

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A VERY RARE WAISTLESS HUANGHUALI FLUSH CORNER-LEG SIDE TABLE...

A VERY RARE WAISTLESS HUANGHUALI FLUSH CORNER-LEG SIDE TABLE, SIMIANPING
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
A VERY RARE WAISTLESS HUANGHUALI FLUSH CORNER-LEG SIDE TABLE, SIMIANPING MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY The table is of 'four-corners flush' form, with single-panel top set within the wide rectangular

Lot #: 1309

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A SIX-POST HUANGHUALI CANOPY BED, JIAZICHUANG

A SIX-POST HUANGHUALI CANOPY BED, JIAZICHUANG
17TH CENTURY
A SIX-POST HUANGHUALI CANOPY BED, JIAZICHUANG 17TH CENTURY The mat top is set into a rectangular frame above a narrow waist and plain apron continuing to the square legs with incurving hoof feet. The posts are joined on all sides by openwork

Lot #: 1311

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI

A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI
17TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI 17TH CENTURY Each has a shaped crest rail supported by the elegantly curving back splat, finely carved with a shaped medallion enclosing a pair of confronting chilong

Lot #: 1313

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A VERY RARE HUANGHUALI TRESTLE-LEG TABLE, QIAOTOU'AN

A VERY RARE HUANGHUALI TRESTLE-LEG TABLE, QIAOTOU'AN
16TH-17TH CENTURY
A VERY RARE HUANGHUALI TRESTLE-LEG TABLE, QIAOTOU'AN 16TH-17TH CENTURY The massive plank is carved with a molded edge and is set with everted ends, above a thick beaded apron and ruyi -form spandrels. The whole is raised on thick

Lot #: 1314

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, NA...

A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI
17TH-18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI 17TH-18TH CENTURY Each has a straight top rail of round section continuing to straight corner posts and extending to the back legs below the

Lot #: 1315

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A PAIR OF RARE HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR SIDE TABLES, BANZHUO

A PAIR OF RARE HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR SIDE TABLES, BANZHUO
17TH-18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF RARE HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR SIDE TABLES, BANZHUO 17TH-18TH CENTURY Each table has a single floating panel set in a rectangular frame with double-reeded aprons wrapping completely around the exterior to simulate

Lot #: 1316

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A RARE PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'FOUR-CORNERS EXPOSED OFFICIAL'S H...

A RARE PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'FOUR-CORNERS EXPOSED OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, SICHUTOUGUANMAOYI
17TH CENTURY
A RARE PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'FOUR-CORNERS EXPOSED OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, SICHUTOUGUANMAOYI 17TH CENTURY Each chair has a sweeping curved, protruding crest rail supported on an S-shaped back

Lot #: 1317

Estimate: US$700,000 - US$900,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A RARE ZITAN SQUARE-CORNER CABINET

A RARE ZITAN SQUARE-CORNER CABINET
18TH CENTURY
A RARE ZITAN SQUARE-CORNER CABINET 18TH CENTURY The rectangular cabinet is fitted with a pair of paneled zitan doors opening to reveal the shelved interior with two drawers. The whole is set into a platform base with shaped aprons carved with chilong

Lot #: 1318

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE ZITAN DRAGON THRONE

A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE ZITAN DRAGON THRONE
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE ZITAN DRAGON THRONE 18TH-19TH CENTURY The stepped, solid zitan back is finely carved with a front-facing five-clawed dragon above a shou character flanked by two five-clawed dragons on either side amidst five bats in

Lot #: 1319

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A ZITAN SQUARE KANG TABLE

A ZITAN SQUARE KANG TABLE
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A ZITAN SQUARE KANG TABLE 18TH-19TH CENTURY The paneled top is set in the thick square frame and raised on a narrow waist above the shaped, openwork apron further carved with ruyi heads and archaistic scroll. The whole is raised on elegant cabriole legs of

Lot #: 1321

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A VERY RARE LACQUERED SOFTWOOD HORSESHOE-BACK ARMCHAIR, QUAN...

A VERY RARE LACQUERED SOFTWOOD HORSESHOE-BACK ARMCHAIR, QUANYI
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY
A VERY RARE LACQUERED SOFTWOOD HORSESHOE-BACK ARMCHAIR, QUANYI CHINA, QING DYNASTY, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY The chair has a sweeping crest rail supported by the S-shaped splat above a

Lot #: 1322

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A SMALL EIGHT-PANEL CARVED LACQUER FOLDING SCREEN, WEIPING

A SMALL EIGHT-PANEL CARVED LACQUER FOLDING SCREEN, WEIPING
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
A SMALL EIGHT-PANEL CARVED LACQUER FOLDING SCREEN, WEIPING CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 17TH-18TH CENTURY The screen is finely carved depicting an envoy on horseback with attendants traversing an expansive

Lot #: 1323

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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AN IMPERIAL GOLD-LACQUERED INCENSE STAND

AN IMPERIAL GOLD-LACQUERED INCENSE STAND
YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)
AN IMPERIAL GOLD-LACQUERED INCENSE STAND YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735) The square top is above a narrow waist and plain beaded apron. The whole is raised on beaded legs of square section, fitted with openwork corner spandrels

Lot #: 1324

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A QIANGJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER INCENSE STAND

A QIANGJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER INCENSE STAND
18TH CENTURY
A QIANGJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER INCENSE STAND 18TH CENTURY The circular top is decorated with a central chrysanthemum blossom surrounded by ruyi heads, bats, and floral scroll above a reticulated waist divided by short vertical struts and

Lot #: 1325

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$15,000

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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AN UNUSUAL ORANGE AND RED-LACQUERED SOFTWOOD CORNER-LEG STOO...

AN UNUSUAL ORANGE AND RED-LACQUERED SOFTWOOD CORNER-LEG STOOL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
AN UNUSUAL ORANGE AND RED-LACQUERED SOFTWOOD CORNER-LEG STOOL QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY The top of octagonal form decorated in orange and red lacquer in imitation of bamboo nodes, above a narrow reticulated

Lot #: 1327

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A TWELVE-PANEL CARVED LACQUER SCREEN

A TWELVE-PANEL CARVED LACQUER SCREEN
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A TWELVE-PANEL CARVED LACQUER SCREEN KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The panels are carved with figures in a continuous landscape scene, within a border of antiques. The reverse is decorated with one hundred shou characters carved in various

Lot #: 1328

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A JICHIMU 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIR, GUANMAOYI

A JICHIMU 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIR, GUANMAOYI
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A JICHIMU 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIR, GUANMAOYI 18TH-19TH CENTURY The chair has a shaped crest rail supported by the elegantly curving back splat and rear posts which continue to form the back legs. The arm rails are supported on

Lot #: 1329

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A JICHIMU 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIR, GUANMAOYI

A JICHIMU 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIR, GUANMAOYI
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A JICHIMU 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIR, GUANMAOYI 18TH-19TH CENTURY The chair has a shaped crest rail supported by the elegantly curving back splat and rear posts which continue to form the back legs. The arm rails are supported on

Lot #: 1330

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A PAIR OF JICHIMU SQUARE-CORNER CABINETS

A PAIR OF JICHIMU SQUARE-CORNER CABINETS
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF JICHIMU SQUARE-CORNER CABINETS 18TH-19TH CENTURY The upper cabinet is constructed from openwork fretwork panels above rectangular panels carved in relief. The doors open to reveal the shelved interior, above the lower cabinet

Lot #: 1331

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A LARGE HONGMU MIRROR

A LARGE HONGMU MIRROR
19TH CENTURY
A LARGE HONGMU MIRROR 19TH CENTURY The shaped, beaded frame is finely carved with floral scroll and shou medallions at the corners, and mounted with two openwork hangers. 69 in. (175.3 cm.) high, 33 1/8 in. (84 cm.) wide, 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm.) deep

Lot #: 1332

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A HONGMU ICE CHEST AND STAND

A HONGMU ICE CHEST AND STAND
19TH CENTURY
A HONGMU ICE CHEST AND STAND 19TH CENTURY The two top hongmu panels fit flush and are carved in openwork with two shou characters. The square ice chest has flared sides and is fitted with a pewter rim and two pairs of brass handles between brass bands. The

Lot #: 1333

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A PAIR OF MARBLE-INSET HONGMU BARREL-FORM STOOLS

A PAIR OF MARBLE-INSET HONGMU BARREL-FORM STOOLS
18TH-19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF MARBLE-INSET HONGMU BARREL-FORM STOOLS 18TH-19TH CENTURY The white marble top is set within a circular frame with beaded edge, above shaped aprons repeated at the base. The five bowed, reticulated legs frame conjoined

Lot #: 1334

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016

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A MINIATURE GREY LINGBI STONE SCHOLAR'S ROCK

A MINIATURE GREY LINGBI STONE SCHOLAR'S ROCK
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
A MINIATURE GREY LINGBI STONE SCHOLAR'S ROCK QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The vertical, two-sided rock is pierced with several openings of various size that enhance the movement of the graceful profile. 3 ¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high, wood

Lot #: 1335

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

Date: 17 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016