Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

Christie's
21-25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 21.01.2010 - 25.01.2010

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A SET OF SIX CLASSICAL BLACK, GOLD AND STENCIL DECORATED DIN...

A SET OF SIX CLASSICAL BLACK, GOLD AND STENCIL DECORATED DINING CHAIRS
BALTIMORE, 1820-1840
A SET OF SIX CLASSICAL BLACK, GOLD AND STENCIL DECORATED DINING CHAIRS BALTIMORE, 1820-1840 31 in. high (6

Lot #: 378

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE DISHES

A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE DISHES
KANGXI PERIOD
A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE DISHES KANGXI PERIOD Enameled with a profusion of chrysanthemum and peony flowers growing from rocks, butterflies and bugs nearby, the lobed rim with panels of variant flowering plants, small insects hovering above, the

Lot #: 401

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED BUDDHIST LIONS

A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED BUDDHIST LIONS
KANGXI PERIOD
A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED BUDDHIST LIONS KANGXI PERIOD The curly haired beasts in mirror image, she with a pup clambering at her feet, he with a pierced ball, on plinths enameled with prunus on 'cracked ice' and trellis grounds, the reverse with

Lot #: 402

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FAMILLE VERTE TEAPOT AND COVER

A FAMILLE VERTE TEAPOT AND COVER
KANGXI PERIOD
A FAMILLE VERTE TEAPOT AND COVER KANGXI PERIOD Hexagonal with pierced panels of the 'Three Friends', the handle as a scaly fish, the spout with mythical beast terminal, the pierced cover with floral knop 5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 403

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE TEA CANISTERS AND COVERS

A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE TEA CANISTERS AND COVERS
KANGXI PERIOD, ONE COVER 19TH CENTURY
A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE TEA CANISTERS AND COVERS KANGXI PERIOD, ONE COVER 19TH CENTURY Each of hexagonal form, the sides painted with alternating panels of court ladies, scholar's rocks and antiques

Lot #: 404

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A CLOBBERED COPPER-RED VASE

A CLOBBERED COPPER-RED VASE
KANGXI PERIOD
A CLOBBERED COPPER-RED VASE KANGXI PERIOD With Buddhist lions in underglaze red, later enameled in Europe with two figures in tunics (possibly Hercules) fighting the lions among flowering trees, a leaf tip border at mouth, the underside with a clobbered

Lot #: 405

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF BLUE-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE-GOURD VASES

A PAIR OF BLUE-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE-GOURD VASES
KANGXI PERIOD
A PAIR OF BLUE-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE-GOURD VASES KANGXI PERIOD With quatrefoil and fan-shaped panels of various flowers on the bright, mottled ground, with black Johanneum inventory marks N. 139 and N. 143 to the base 9 in

Lot #: 407

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A WUCAI BALUSTER JAR AND COVER

A WUCAI BALUSTER JAR AND COVER
17TH CENTURY
A WUCAI BALUSTER JAR AND COVER 17TH CENTURY Painted with dragons chasing flaming pearls among clouds and flame scrolls, a band of blue "cracked ice" at the shoulder 16¼in. (41.3 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 408

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A MINIATURE FAMILLE NOIRE VASE AND A PAIR OF MINIATURE WUCAI...

A MINIATURE FAMILLE NOIRE VASE AND A PAIR OF MINIATURE WUCAI VASES AND COVERS
THE SINGLE KANGXI PERIOD, THE PAIR 17TH CENTURY
A MINIATURE FAMILLE NOIRE VASE AND A PAIR OF MINIATURE WUCAI VASES AND COVERS THE SINGLE KANGXI PERIOD, THE PAIR 17TH CENTURY The noire example with songbirds amongst prunus

Lot #: 409

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A WUCAI JAR AND COVER

A WUCAI JAR AND COVER
17TH CENTURY
A WUCAI JAR AND COVER 17TH CENTURY Decorated with colorful peonies and Buddhistic lions among scrolling vine, the small domed cover en suite 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 410

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FAMILLE VERTE CHARGER

A FAMILLE VERTE CHARGER
KANGXI PERIOD
A FAMILLE VERTE CHARGER KANGXI PERIOD Enameled in the center with two birds fighting, another bird sitting on a prunus branch looking on, a hazy moon above, the seeded green border reserved with six cartouches of ribbon-tied precious objects 14 in. (35.6 cm

Lot #: 411

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE GOBLETS

A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE GOBLETS
KANGXI PERIOD
A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE GOBLETS KANGXI PERIOD Each of conical shape with knopped stem on a spreading base, the exterior unusually enameled with flying and walking geese among peonies and chrysanthemums 5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 412

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE DISH

A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE DISH
KANGXI PERIOD
A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE DISH KANGXI PERIOD Brightly enameled with a central basket of flowers encircled by a band of variantly shaped floral cartouches, the shaped rim with a trellis and cell pattern border with cloud-shaped cartouches of fruit, the underside

Lot #: 413

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FAMILLE VERTE VASE

A FAMILLE VERTE VASE
KANGXI PERIOD
A FAMILLE VERTE VASE KANGXI PERIOD Enameled with a warrior wielding his sword in a garden as his servant hurries with a bottle vase, the neck with bamboo and sacred fungus, the shoulder with a foliate trellis band 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high

Lot #: 414

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FAMILLE VERTE STAND

A FAMILLE VERTE STAND
KANGXI PERIOD
A FAMILLE VERTE STAND KANGXI PERIOD Of rectangular form with chamfered corners, enameled front and back with bird and flower panels, the sides with antiques and precious objects, all on a seeded floral ground 14 in. (35.5 cm.) wide

Lot #: 416

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE PIGGYBACK GROUPS

A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE PIGGYBACK GROUPS
18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE PIGGYBACK GROUPS 18TH CENTURY Each modeled as a smiling, robed figure, the small boy on his back holding either a peach or sacred fungus, on a rectangular base with chamfered corners 9 in

Lot #: 417

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE SHOULAO

A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE SHOULAO
KANGXI PERIOD
A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE SHOULAO KANGXI PERIOD The immortal standing, wearing green and yellow robes, on a pierced rectangular base 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high

Lot #: 418

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE SHOULAO

A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE SHOULAO
KANGXI PERIOD
A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE SHOULAO KANGXI PERIOD The immortal molded with a peach in his hand and a smile on his face, his robes with sacred fungus, on a stepped plinth 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high

Lot #: 420

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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TWO FAMILLE VERTE PUZZLE JUGS AND COVERS

TWO FAMILLE VERTE PUZZLE JUGS AND COVERS
KANGXI PERIOD
TWO FAMILLE VERTE PUZZLE JUGS AND COVERS KANGXI PERIOD The spouts issuing from monster masks, the necks pierced, one with panels of court ladies and potted plants, the other with antiques and auspicious objects, including a rabbit on a table 10

Lot #: 421

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED VASES AND STANDS

A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED VASES AND STANDS
KANGXI PERIOD
A PAIR OF BISCUIT-GLAZED VASES AND STANDS KANGXI PERIOD Each of lobed baluster form with molded and enameled foliate decorations on a trellis ground, raised on conforming footed stands 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high overall (4

Lot #: 422

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$4,000

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF GREEN-GLAZED PARROTS

A PAIR OF GREEN-GLAZED PARROTS
QIANLONG PERIOD
A PAIR OF GREEN-GLAZED PARROTS QIANLONG PERIOD Each modeled standing with its wings to its sides, its eyes picked out in black, perched on a pierced rockwork base 9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 423

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE LAUGHING BOY

A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE LAUGHING BOY
KANGXI PERIOD
A BISCUIT-GLAZED FAMILLE VERTE LAUGHING BOY KANGXI PERIOD Seated, holding a ruyi scepter before him, wearing a floral yellow apron, with a wooden stand 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 424

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A SMALL PAIR OF TURQUOISE AND AUBERGINE PARROTS

A SMALL PAIR OF TURQUOISE AND AUBERGINE PARROTS
KANGXI PERIOD
A SMALL PAIR OF TURQUOISE AND AUBERGINE PARROTS KANGXI PERIOD Shown with folded wings on pieced rockwork bases 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high (2

Lot #: 427

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE AND COVER

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE AND COVER
KANGXI PERIOD
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE AND COVER KANGXI PERIOD Decorated with alternating large panels of prunus growing from rockwork and landscapes showing fishermen or scholars conversing on a riverbank, a molded band on the neck enclosed

Lot #: 428

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A BLUE AND WHITE "HATCHER CARGO" WINEPOT AND COVER

A BLUE AND WHITE "HATCHER CARGO" WINEPOT AND COVER
MID-17TH CENTURY
A BLUE AND WHITE "HATCHER CARGO" WINEPOT AND COVER MID-17TH CENTURY Of typical form with upright bracket handle and shaped spout, painted with a continuous view of birds and insects flying among large peony blooms, the shoulder with

Lot #: 429

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A BLUE AND WHITE "HATCHER CARGO" WINEPOT AND COVER

A BLUE AND WHITE "HATCHER CARGO" WINEPOT AND COVER
MID-17TH CENTURY
A BLUE AND WHITE "HATCHER CARGO" WINEPOT AND COVER MID-17TH CENTURY Of slightly octagonal globular form with upright handle and shaped spout, painted to both sides with cloud-shaped panels of flower-filled vases, a lotus lappet

Lot #: 430

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS...

A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS
KANGXI PERIOD
A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS KANGXI PERIOD Each well-painted in inky tones of underglaze blue with continuous scenes, in one a maiden wielding a hatchet rides piggyback away from a pagoda as

Lot #: 431

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND TWO COVERS

A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND TWO COVERS
KANGXI PERIOD
A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND TWO COVERS KANGXI PERIOD Each oviform vase painted in cobalt blue with with three large panels of flowering plants growing from weathered rocks separated by cash-pattern borders, the shoulders with a deep

Lot #: 432

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS

A LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS
KANGXI PERIOD
A LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS KANGXI PERIOD Each oviform vase decorated with alternating panels of either landscapes or auspicious objects and antiques, all on a ground of interlocking circles, the short waisted neck with small panels of

Lot #: 433

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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AN UNUSUAL YELLOW-GROUND UNDERGLAZE BLUE VASE

AN UNUSUAL YELLOW-GROUND UNDERGLAZE BLUE VASE
KANGXI PERIOD
AN UNUSUAL YELLOW-GROUND UNDERGLAZE BLUE VASE KANGXI PERIOD Painted with tables supporting antique vases alternating with urns and dragons hanging on tassels from a ruyi band at the shoulder, the neck with stiff-leaf tips 9 3/8 in. (23.8

Lot #: 434

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010