Important Chinese Art

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 11.09.2019

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISHES QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD

A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISHES QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD each with shallow rounded sides resting on a gently tapering foot, the exterior painted with nine dragons in various poses, one frontal and eight in profile, all against cresting waves and below a band of interlocking coins, the

Lot #: 601

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE 'EIGHT BUDDHIST EMBLEMS' BOWL QIANLONG...

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE 'EIGHT BUDDHIST EMBLEMS' BOWL QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the deep rounded sides resting on a straight foot, finely painted in 'heaped and piled' cobalt blue tones, with a band of beribboned 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' above a stylized lotus scroll and upright ruyi

Lot #: 602

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A DOUCAI OGEE-FORM 'EIGHT DAOIST EMBLEMS' BOWL JIAQING SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A DOUCAI OGEE-FORM 'EIGHT DAOIST EMBLEMS' BOWL JIAQING SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the flaring sides resting on a straight foot, brightly enameled with eight stylized blossoms borne on sprays of leafy vines above a ruyi-head border, the 'Eight Daoist Emblems' evenly spaced around the cavetto between

Lot #: 603

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A CORAL-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEONY' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A CORAL-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEONY' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior vibrantly enameled with three cartouches each enclosing a pink peony against a yellow ground, framed by stylized scrolling leafy vines and smaller blue peony blossoms

Lot #: 604

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A FINE WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A FINE WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD with deep rounded sides, resting on a subtly tapering foot rising to a gently everted rim, the exterior freely decorated with alternating dragon and phoenix against floral sprigs, below a band of the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems

Lot #: 605

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A FINE BLUE AND WHITE 'PEONY' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A FINE BLUE AND WHITE 'PEONY' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the deep straight sides resting on a straight foot and rising to a gently flared rim, painted in washes of cobalt with eight rounded peony blossoms borne on a meandering stem against a band of scrolling leaves, a chevron border at the

Lot #: 606

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A PAIR OF LARGE REVERSE-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISHES DAOGUANG...

A PAIR OF LARGE REVERSE-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISHES DAOGUANG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD each with shallow rounded sides, rising from a subtly tapered foot to an everted rim, a central roundel enclosing a fiery dragon pursuing a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames and cloud scrolls on an inky

Lot #: 607

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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TWO UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND COPPER-RED 'IMMORTALS' DISHES QING DYNASTY, 18TH...

TWO UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND COPPER-RED 'IMMORTALS' DISHES QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY each with shallow rounded sides, the short gently tapered foot rising to an everted rim, the exterior painted with the Eight Daoist Immortals in underglaze blue against a swirling ground of stylized copper-red

Lot #: 608

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND COPPER-RED 'IMMORTALS' WINE EWER, WARMER AND A COVER...

AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND COPPER-RED 'IMMORTALS' WINE EWER, WARMER AND A COVER QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD of double gourd form, the upper bulb comprising the ewer with a loop handle, curved spout, and deep protruding cylindrical base, each decorated with underglaze-blue bats and copper-red

Lot #: 609

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'FIGURAL' GARLIC-NECK BOTTLE VASE MING DYNASTY, CHONGZHEN...

A BLUE AND WHITE 'FIGURAL' GARLIC-NECK BOTTLE VASE MING DYNASTY, CHONGZHEN PERIOD the compressed globular body supported on a straight foot, tapering to a waisted neck with a raised bulb below a flared mouth, finely painted in brilliant shades of cobalt with a lush landscape framing an elderly man

Lot #: 610

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A PIERCED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' SWEETMEAT BOX AND COVER WANLI MARK AND PERIOD

A PIERCED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' SWEETMEAT BOX AND COVER WANLI MARK AND PERIOD of compressed globular form, resting on a straight foot surmounted by a domed cover, the sides of the box and cover each painted with leaping dragons in profile amidst flowerheads on leafy scrolls, the cover centered

Lot #: 611

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A DOUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISH KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

A DOUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISH KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD well potted with wide rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, brightly painted on the interior with a large green-enameled five-clawed dragon writhing among clouds beside a 'flaming pearl', all saturated in vivid colors within a

Lot #: 612

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GREEN-ENAMELED 'DRAGON' DISH KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

A GREEN-ENAMELED 'DRAGON' DISH KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD the rounded sides set over a slightly tapered foot and rising to a gently everted rim, the interior centered with an emerald-green-enameled five-claw dragon writhing in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', flame scrolls emanating from the powerful body

Lot #: 613

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GREEN-ENAMELED 'DRAGON' DISH KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

A GREEN-ENAMELED 'DRAGON' DISH KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD the shallow, rounded sides set over a slightly tapered foot and rising to an everted rim, the interior centered with a green-enameled five-clawed dragon writhing in pursuit of a 'flaming pearls', all encircled by a green-enameled band at the

Lot #: 614

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A LARGE WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISH KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

A LARGE WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISH KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD the shallow rounded sides supported on a gently tapered foot, brightly enameled to the center with a pair of confronting dragons divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, against a dense ground of leafy peony stems, the cavetto and exterior

Lot #: 615

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A PAIR OF GREEN AND AUBERGINE-ENAMELED YELLOW-GROUND 'DRAGON' DISHES KANGXI...

A PAIR OF GREEN AND AUBERGINE-ENAMELED YELLOW-GROUND 'DRAGON' DISHES KANGXI MARKS AND PERIOD delicately potted, each with rounded sides rising from a short foot, incised to the center with two confronting dragons contesting a 'flaming pearl' amid fiery cloud scrolls, the exterior with four double

Lot #: 616

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GREEN-ENAMELED YELLOW-GROUND 'DRAGON' BOWL KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

A GREEN-ENAMELED YELLOW-GROUND 'DRAGON' BOWL KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the exterior incised with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', all above a border of ruyi-heads circling the foot, the rim bordered with a

Lot #: 617

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE YELLOW-GLAZED MEIPING QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD

A RARE YELLOW-GLAZED MEIPING QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD the slightly spreading foot elegantly rising to high, broad shoulders, surmounted by a short, waisted neck and everted rim, the exterior covered with a translucent yellow glaze, the unglazed recessed base with a stepped footring Height 9 1/2

Lot #: 618

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE CELADON-GLAZED 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' BOTTLE VASE KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

A RARE CELADON-GLAZED 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' BOTTLE VASE KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD elegantly potted, the ovoid body resting on a narrow slightly splayed foot, the base molded with a band of upright elongated chrysanthemum petals, rising to gently rounded shoulders and tapering to a slender neck surmounted by

Lot #: 619

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE WATERPOT (PINGGUO ZUN) KANGXI MARK...

A RARE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE WATERPOT (PINGGUO ZUN) KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD of compressed globular form, elegantly potted with generous rounded sides rising from a concave base to an incurved mouth recessed into the shoulder, the exterior intricately painted in rich tones of raspberry red

Lot #: 620

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE 'ROBIN'S EGG'-GLAZED MEIPING YONGZHENG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A RARE 'ROBIN'S EGG'-GLAZED MEIPING YONGZHENG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD superbly potted with a tapering body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder, surmounted by a short, waisted neck and lipped rim, covered overall with a brilliant glaze with liberally applied vibrant turquoise dappled over a

Lot #: 621

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A LARGE AND EXTREMELY RARE BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' VASE QIANLONG SEAL...

A LARGE AND EXTREMELY RARE BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the tall ovoid body rising from a straight foot to rounded shoulders and an everted rim, the exterior of the vessel finely painted in brilliant varying tones of cobalt blue with the Eight Daoist Immortals

Lot #: 622

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A FINE BLUE AND WHITE 'FLORAL' HU VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A FINE BLUE AND WHITE 'FLORAL' HU VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD of archaistic form, well-painted in brilliant tones of underglaze blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', the ovoid body encircled by two bands, the upper with continuous lotus scroll, the lower with a composite floral meander

Lot #: 623

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GLAZED CUT-WORK BOWL QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A GLAZED CUT-WORK BOWL QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD thinly potted, the gently rounded sides with a cut-out frieze of lotus borne on stylized stems, covered inside and out with a clear glaze that fills in the cut-out design to create a plique-a-jour effect, the base with the six-character seal mark

Lot #: 624

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE AND LARGE MOLDED LEMON YELLOW-BACKED FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEACH' BOWL...

A RARE AND LARGE MOLDED LEMON YELLOW-BACKED FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEACH' BOWL YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD the deep rounded sides resting on a straight foot and flaring to an everted rim, the exterior molded at the center with a leafy meandering scroll of peonies, and covered entirely in a bright lemon-yellow

Lot #: 625

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE REVERSE-DECORATED POWDER-BLUE 'GARDENIA' DISH YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD

A RARE REVERSE-DECORATED POWDER-BLUE 'GARDENIA' DISH YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD with shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior centered with a medallion enclosing a gardenia spray, surrounded by four similar sprays around the cavetto and a matching continuous scroll on the exterior

Lot #: 626

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A FINE AND RARE RU-TYPE BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A FINE AND RARE RU-TYPE BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD elegantly potted with a compressed globular body sweeping up to a tall cylindrical neck with a straight mouth, all supported on a short splayed foot, covered overall in a thick pale blue-gray glaze suffused throughout with a fine

Lot #: 627

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GUAN-TYPE FACETED VASE (HU) QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A GUAN-TYPE FACETED VASE (HU) QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the pear-shaped body of quadrangular section with canted corners, all supported on a straight foot and set with two lug handles at the neck, covered overall in a creamy pale bluish-green glaze suffused with fine taupe-colored craquelure

Lot #: 628

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A TEADUST-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A TEADUST-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the compressed globular body resting on a splayed foot and surmounted by a slim cylindrical neck, covered overall in an olive-green glaze flecked with moss-green speckles, the footring applied with a dark brown wash, the base incised with a

Lot #: 629

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A TEADUST-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A TEADUST-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD stoutly potted with the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck, applied overall with a mottled olive-green glaze flecked with a fine golden-yellow mist, the foot ring dressed in a dark wash, the base

Lot #: 630

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019