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 PAIR OF "DOUBLE PEACOCK" SAUCE TUREENS, COVERS AND STANDS ...

A PAIR OF "DOUBLE PEACOCK" SAUCE TUREENS, COVERS AND STANDS
QIANLONG PERIOD
A PAIR OF "DOUBLE PEACOCK" SAUCE TUREENS, COVERS AND STANDS QIANLONG PERIOD En suite to the preceding lot, also with asymmetrical scroll knops and rabbit-head handles, the stands decorated to match the bodies with peacock

Lot #: 468

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE WINE COOLERS

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE WINE COOLERS
CIRCA 1765
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE WINE COOLERS CIRCA 1765 Each with serpentine rim, painted with four large floral sprays including peony, chrysanthemum and lotus, the rims enriched in iron-red and gilt, flanked by upright bracket handles beneath which are

Lot #: 469

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FAMILLE ROSE SOUP TUREEN, COVER AND STAND

A FAMILLE ROSE SOUP TUREEN, COVER AND STAND
MID-18TH CENTURY
A FAMILLE ROSE SOUP TUREEN, COVER AND STAND MID-18TH CENTURY Brightly enameled with large exotic blooms growing in a lattice-fence garden beside sacred fungus, flanked by rabbit's head handles and with pomegranate finial 13 5/8 in. (34.6

Lot #: 470

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A LARGE FOXHUNTING BOWL

A LARGE FOXHUNTING BOWL
CIRCA 1760
A LARGE FOXHUNTING BOWL CIRCA 1760 Each side with a large hunt scene, one after Canot's Brushing into Cover and the other T. Burford's Beating and Trailing for a Hare , the sides with small rocaille bird vignettes, inside is a fruit and peony spray beneath

Lot #: 471

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PUCE ENAMEL TUREEN, COVER AND STAND

A PUCE ENAMEL TUREEN, COVER AND STAND
CIRCA 1770
A PUCE ENAMEL TUREEN, COVER AND STAND CIRCA 1770 Painted with pagodas and figures in riverside landscapes, the serpentine rims with diaper punctuated by panels of flowering vine and sacred fungus 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm.) wide, the stand (3

Lot #: 472

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A "SAUNEY'S MISTAKE" BOWL

A "SAUNEY'S MISTAKE" BOWL
CIRCA 1785
A "SAUNEY'S MISTAKE" BOWL CIRCA 1785 One side with the grimacing Scotsman seated on his privy, the motto of Scotland (NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT) inscribed next to his head, a plaque beside him reading O Sawnoy why leavst thou thy Nelly to moan , the back inscribed

Lot #: 473

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FAMILLE ROSE TYROLEAN DANCING COUPLE

A FAMILLE ROSE TYROLEAN DANCING COUPLE
CIRCA 1750
A FAMILLE ROSE TYROLEAN DANCING COUPLE CIRCA 1750 In the Meissen style, the couple modeled in the midst of a lively dance, clasping each other's hands and balancing on one foot as they look over each other's shoulder, the other foot raised in the air

Lot #: 474

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A RARE BOTANICAL THREE-PIECE GARNITURE

A RARE BOTANICAL THREE-PIECE GARNITURE
CIRCA 1740
A RARE BOTANICAL THREE-PIECE GARNITURE CIRCA 1740 Likely based on designs of Cornelis Pronk, comprising a pair of beaker vases and a bottle vase of distinctive squared form, each side painted with butterflies and moths hovering beside flower stems

Lot #: 475

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF BLUE ENAMEL VASES

A PAIR OF BLUE ENAMEL VASES
CIRCA 1740
A PAIR OF BLUE ENAMEL VASES CIRCA 1740 Likely based on the designs of Cornelius Pronk, each of distinctive squared form, the sides painted with a butterfly and a moth hovering over a flower, with blue band borders, the foot with panels of trellis 12 3/8 in

Lot #: 476

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF "LEAPING PEKINESE" PLATES

A PAIR OF "LEAPING PEKINESE" PLATES
CIRCA 1740
A PAIR OF "LEAPING PEKINESE" PLATES CIRCA 1740 Enameled in blue with details picked out in greyish black, the leaping Pekingese surrounded by panels showing a parrot, a cockatoo, a pair of doves and a flying crane, reserved on a distinctive trellis

Lot #: 477

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' WALL SCONCES

A PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' WALL SCONCES
CIRCA 1785
A PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' WALL SCONCES CIRCA 1785 Each rectangular plaque enameled with a family standing before a table on a terrace, within a gilt rocaille cartouche, the corners with bats, the gilt-metal candlearm supported by a colorful

Lot #: 478

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE AND GILT BOWL

A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE AND GILT BOWL
CIRCA 1780
A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE AND GILT BOWL CIRCA 1780 Colorfully enameled with scenes of families at various leisure pursuits in gardens with pet dogs and birds, reserved on a gilt grapevine ground with smaller figure panels and landscape vignettes in sepia and

Lot #: 479

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FOXHUNTING BOWL

A FOXHUNTING BOWL
CIRCA 1785
A FOXHUNTING BOWL CIRCA 1785 In the 'Mandarin palette', enameled front and back with rocaille cartouches of equestrian figures and their hounds in pursuit of foxes, the sides with bamboo-edged panels of birds perched among rockwork, the interior with a huntsman on foot

Lot #: 480

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A GROUP OF FOUR ELEPHANT CANDLEHOLDERS

A GROUP OF FOUR ELEPHANT CANDLEHOLDERS
19TH CENTURY
A GROUP OF FOUR ELEPHANT CANDLEHOLDERS 19TH CENTURY Each modeled standing, its iron-red body detailed with gilt markings, an elaborate saddlecloth decorated with colorful flowers on its back, the candle nozzle formed as a vase atop the saddle 6 5/8

Lot #: 482

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FOXHUNTING BOWL

A FOXHUNTING BOWL
CIRCA 1780
A FOXHUNTING BOWL CIRCA 1780 Painted with two large panels of foxhunting scenes, alternating with two smaller panels of a herdsman and a birdcatcher, reserved on a cell-pattern ground, the interior decorated with a galloping rider and a vine pattern around the rim, with

Lot #: 483

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A FOXHUNTING BOWL

A FOXHUNTING BOWL
CIRCA 1780
A FOXHUNTING BOWL CIRCA 1780 Painted around the exterior with a continuous scene of huntsmen, some astride their horses and others on foot, the pack of hounds running alongside, all in an English landscape, in the interior rim a spearhead band border 11 5/8 in. (29.5

Lot #: 484

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A LARGE PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE

A LARGE PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE
CIRCA 1796-1810
A LARGE PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE CIRCA 1796-1810 Brightly painted with a famille rose Chinese riverscape, rim with initials DWCMFC and the Eight Immortals 16 7/8 in. (42.8 cm.) wide

Lot #: 485

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE

A PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE
CIRCA 1796-1810
A PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE CIRCA 1796-1810 En suite to the preceding lot 14 1/8 in. (35.8 cm.) wide

Lot #: 486

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A SMALL PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE

A SMALL PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE
CIRCA 1796-1810
A SMALL PLATTER FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE CIRCA 1796-1810 En suite to the preceding lots 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) wide

Lot #: 487

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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SIX PLATES FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE

SIX PLATES FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE
CIRCA 1796-1810
SIX PLATES FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE CIRCA 1796-1810 En suite to the preceding lots 9 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diameter (6

Lot #: 488

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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FOUR SOUP PLATES AND A DINNER PLATE FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON ...

FOUR SOUP PLATES AND A DINNER PLATE FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE
CIRCA 1796-1810
FOUR SOUP PLATES AND A DINNER PLATE FROM THE DEWITT CLINTON SERVICE CIRCA 1796-1810 En suite to the preceding lots 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diameter, the soup plates; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter, the dinner plate (5

Lot #: 489

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PERSIAN MARKET PUNCHBOWL

A PERSIAN MARKET PUNCHBOWL
DATED 1879
A PERSIAN MARKET PUNCHBOWL DATED 1879 Decorated inside and out in a "Canton famille rose" palette on a blue enameled ground with alternating panels of court figures and gilt-ground bouquets in the "rose medallion" style, all below a series of patterned and

Lot #: 490

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" BASKET AND STAND

A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" BASKET AND STAND
19TH CENTURY
A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" BASKET AND STAND 19TH CENTURY Enameled with the "rose medallion" pattern showing alternating panels of either conversing figures or birds among fruit and flowers, all edged in vine and within colorful pierced stave borders

Lot #: 491

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URNS AND COVERS

A PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URNS AND COVERS
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URNS AND COVERS EARLY 19TH CENTURY Each of neoclassical shield shape, the neck and body painted with views of court figures at leisure pursuits on terraces and in pavilions, centered by an oval

Lot #: 492

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URN AND COVER

A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URN AND COVER
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URN AND COVER EARLY 19TH CENTURY Of neoclassical shield shape, the shoulder flanked by gilt upright foliate handles, the body brightly enameled with detailed court scenes, the cover, neck and foot with gold-ground bands

Lot #: 493

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URNS AND COVERS

A PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URNS AND COVERS
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URNS AND COVERS EARLY 19TH CENTURY Each of neoclassical shield-shape flanked by upright pistol handles suspending molded gilt swags, enameled allover with views of court figures at leisure pursuits, a

Lot #: 494

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" LIME-GREEN GROUND CENTERPIECE

A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" LIME-GREEN GROUND CENTERPIECE
SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" LIME-GREEN GROUND CENTERPIECE SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Of quatrefoil form, the interior and sides enameled with cartouches of court figures and ladies in gardens and pavilions, surrounded by

Lot #: 495

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" ARMORIAL PLATTER AND STRAINER

A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" ARMORIAL PLATTER AND STRAINER
CIRCA 1842
A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" ARMORIAL PLATTER AND STRAINER CIRCA 1842 A 'jeweled' coronet above the inscription Exmo Sor Marques de Almendares within a brightly enameled court scene 15½ in. (39.4 cm.) wide, the platter (2

Lot #: 496

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A 'CANTON FAMILLE ROSE' ARMORIAL VEGETABLE TUREEN AND COVER ...

A 'CANTON FAMILLE ROSE' ARMORIAL VEGETABLE TUREEN AND COVER
CIRCA 1842
A 'CANTON FAMILLE ROSE' ARMORIAL VEGETABLE TUREEN AND COVER CIRCA 1842 Of shaped navette form with pinecone finial, the decoration en suite to the preceding lot with 'jeweled' coronet above the inscription Exmo Sor Marques de

Lot #: 497

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010

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A VERY LARGE PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" VASES AND COVERS ...

A VERY LARGE PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" VASES AND COVERS
19TH CENTURY
A VERY LARGE PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" VASES AND COVERS 19TH CENTURY Brightly enameled with court scenes between panels of songbirds and butterflies amongst blossoming bushes, all reserved on patterned grounds and below

Lot #: 498

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

Date: 21 Jan 2010 - 25 Jan 2010