Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Christie's
28 November 2012, Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Date of the auction: 28.11.2012

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A FINE SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' JAR AND COVER

A FINE SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' JAR AND COVER
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
A FINE SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' JAR AND COVER KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The oviform jar is finely potted with rounded shoulders rising to a short neck. The

Lot #: 2110

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A RARE PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' VASE, JUBAN PING

A RARE PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' VASE, JUBAN PING
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1672-1722)
A RARE PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' VASE, JUBAN PING KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1672-1722) The ovoid body is moulded with a band of chrysanthemum petals above the

Lot #: 2111

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED BEEHIVE WATER POT

A PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED BEEHIVE WATER POT
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
A PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED BEEHIVE WATER POT KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The rounded sides rise to a short, slightly flaring neck, and incised with three archaistic dragon roundels

Lot #: 2112

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE AND RARE SMALL WHITE-GLAZED VASE

A FINE AND RARE SMALL WHITE-GLAZED VASE
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
A FINE AND RARE SMALL WHITE-GLAZED VASE KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The cylindrical body rises to a slender straight neck below a wide, everted dished mouth. It is covered with

Lot #: 2113

Estimate: HK$350,000 - HK$450,000

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A VERY RARE PALE CELADON-GLAZED CHRYSANTHEMUM VASE, JUBAN PI...

A VERY RARE PALE CELADON-GLAZED CHRYSANTHEMUM VASE, JUBAN PING
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A VERY RARE PALE CELADON-GLAZED CHRYSANTHEMUM VASE, JUBAN PING KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The ovoid body is moulded with a band of chrysanthemum petals above the ring foot, surmounted by a tall neck flaring

Lot #: 2114

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A VERY RARE PAIR OF SMALL PALE CELADON-GLAZED BEAKER VASES, ...

A VERY RARE PAIR OF SMALL PALE CELADON-GLAZED BEAKER VASES, ZHI
QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A VERY RARE PAIR OF SMALL PALE CELADON-GLAZED BEAKER VASES, ZHI QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Each vase is finely potted

Lot #: 2115

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A RARE COPPER-RED DECORATED 'DRAGON' VASE

A RARE COPPER-RED DECORATED 'DRAGON' VASE
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
A RARE COPPER-RED DECORATED 'DRAGON' VASE KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The vase is finely potted with an ovoid body and a rounded shoulder rising to a tall cylindrical neck

Lot #: 2116

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A RARE COPPER-RED DECORATED 'DRAGON' VASE

A RARE COPPER-RED DECORATED 'DRAGON' VASE
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
A RARE COPPER-RED DECORATED 'DRAGON' VASE KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The vase is finely potted with an ovoid body and a rounded shoulder rising to a tall cylindrical neck

Lot #: 2117

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE AND RARE CLAIR-DE-LUNE GLAZED VASE

A FINE AND RARE CLAIR-DE-LUNE GLAZED VASE
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
A FINE AND RARE CLAIR-DE-LUNE GLAZED VASE KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The slender vase has tall rounded shoulders rising to a trumpet neck. The whole is covered in a fine

Lot #: 2118

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE AND VERY RARE LAVENDER-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE

A FINE AND VERY RARE LAVENDER-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
A FINE AND VERY RARE LAVENDER-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The vase is exquisitely potted with the angled shoulder tapering to a tall

Lot #: 2119

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A VERY RARE PAIR OF CLAIR-DE-LUNE GLAZED BOTTLE VASES

A VERY RARE PAIR OF CLAIR-DE-LUNE GLAZED BOTTLE VASES
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
A VERY RARE PAIR OF CLAIR-DE-LUNE GLAZED BOTTLE VASES YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) Each vase is well potted

Lot #: 2120

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A MAGNIFICENT BLUE AND WHITE CYLINDRICAL VASE AND COVER

A MAGNIFICENT BLUE AND WHITE CYLINDRICAL VASE AND COVER
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
A MAGNIFICENT BLUE AND WHITE CYLINDRICAL VASE AND COVER YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The cylindrical body is

Lot #: 2121

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'LO...

AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'LOFTY MOUNTAIN' MALLET-SHAPED VASE
YONGZHENG-QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795)
AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'LOFTY MOUNTAIN' MALLET-SHAPED VASE YONGZHENG-QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795) The rounded body of the vase is finely

Lot #: 2122

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'BE...

AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'BENEATH PINE TREES' MALLET-SHAPED VASE
YONGZHENG-QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795)
AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'BENEATH PINE TREES' MALLET-SHAPED VASE YONGZHENG-QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795) The rounded body of the vase

Lot #: 2123

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A MAGNIFICENT IMPERIAL FALANGCAI ENAMELLED GLASS BRUSH POT ...

A MAGNIFICENT IMPERIAL FALANGCAI ENAMELLED GLASS BRUSH POT
QIANLONG INCISED FOUR-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-SQUARES AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A MAGNIFICENT IMPERIAL FALANGCAI ENAMELLED GLASS BRUSH POT QIANLONG INCISED FOUR-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-SQUARES AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The

Lot #: 2124

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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THE J INSLEY BLAIR COLLECTION OF CHINESE PORCELAIN

THE J. INSLEY BLAIR COLLECTION OF CHINESE PORCELAIN
NEW YORK, 1925
THE J. INSLEY BLAIR COLLECTION OF CHINESE PORCELAIN NEW YORK, 1925 12 hand coloured mounted plates on English hand made paper LIMITED EDITION: No. 1 of 4 copies. With introduction by Thomas B Clarke, 'Collections and Collecting of

Lot #: 2125

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF CARVED WHITE JADE 'CHICKEN' BOWLS

A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF CARVED WHITE JADE 'CHICKEN' BOWLS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF CARVED WHITE JADE 'CHICKEN' BOWLS QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY Each bowl is supported on five shallow bosses. The straight angular sides are finely carved with a continuous scene of two roosters

Lot #: 2126

Estimate: HK$1,600,000 - HK$2,400,000

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A CARVED WHITE JADE 'BAJIXIANG' ALMS BOWL

A CARVED WHITE JADE ' BAJIXIANG ' ALMS BOWL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
A CARVED WHITE JADE ' BAJIXIANG ' ALMS BOWL QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY The bowl has rounded sides incurving at the rim. It is finely carved to the exterior in low relief with the Eight Buddhist Emblems on a ground of dense

Lot #: 2127

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE PAIR OF VERY RARE SMALL INCISED WHITE-GLAZED BOTTLE V...

A FINE PAIR OF VERY RARE SMALL INCISED WHITE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASES
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
A FINE PAIR OF VERY RARE SMALL INCISED WHITE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASES YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) Each

Lot #: 2128

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A RARE RELIEF-DECORATED WHITE-GLAZED BALUSTER VASE

A RARE RELIEF-DECORATED WHITE-GLAZED BALUSTER VASE
QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A RARE RELIEF-DECORATED WHITE-GLAZED BALUSTER VASE QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The vase is supported on a slender waisted foot rising

Lot #: 2129

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A VERY RARE EARLY MING CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIRCULAR BOX AND COV...

A VERY RARE EARLY MING CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
XUANDE PERIOD (1426-1435)
A VERY RARE EARLY MING CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER XUANDE PERIOD (1426-1435) The box is finely enamelled in bold tones of iron-red, white, blue and yellow against a turquoise ground. The upper

Lot #: 2130

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$700,000

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A VERY RARE CARVED BLUE AND WHITE 'PRUNUS' BALUSTER VASE

A VERY RARE CARVED BLUE AND WHITE 'PRUNUS' BALUSTER VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A VERY RARE CARVED BLUE AND WHITE 'PRUNUS' BALUSTER VASE KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The exterior is finely painted with a blossoming prunus tree, with the trunk and branches in pale blue and the blossoms reserved in

Lot #: 2131

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE LARGE UNDERGLAZE-BLUE ROULEAU VASE...

A FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE LARGE UNDERGLAZE-BLUE ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
A FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE LARGE UNDERGLAZE-BLUE ROULEAU VASE KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The cylindrical body is finely painted in vibrant cobalt blue to depict a continuous landscape scene. It is detailed with a

Lot #: 2132

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A RARE PAIR OF RUBY-RED-OVERLAY SNOWFLAKE GLASS BOTTLE VASES...

A RARE PAIR OF RUBY-RED-OVERLAY SNOWFLAKE GLASS BOTTLE VASES
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
A RARE PAIR OF RUBY-RED-OVERLAY SNOWFLAKE GLASS BOTTLE VASES QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Each globular body is finely carved through the ruby-red overlay to the snowflake ground with a scene of Liu Hai

Lot #: 2134

Estimate: HK$250,000 - HK$350,000

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' BOWL

A YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' BOWL
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
A YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' BOWL KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The bowl is finely potted with rounded sides rising

Lot #: 2136

Estimate: HK$350,000 - HK$550,000

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE AND RARE PINK-ENAMELLED SAUCER DISH

A FINE AND RARE PINK-ENAMELLED SAUCER DISH
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-SQUARES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
A FINE AND RARE PINK-ENAMELLED SAUCER DISH YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-SQUARES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The dish is delicately potted with shallow, rounded

Lot #: 2137

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE AND VERY RARE SMALL WHITE-GLAZED ANHUA-DECORATED CUP ...

A FINE AND VERY RARE SMALL WHITE-GLAZED ANHUA -DECORATED CUP
YONGZHENG IMPRESSED FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK WITHIN A CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
A FINE AND VERY RARE SMALL WHITE-GLAZED ANHUA -DECORATED CUP YONGZHENG IMPRESSED FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK WITHIN A CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD

Lot #: 2138

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$700,000

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE DOUCAI CONICAL 'DRAGON' BOWL

A FINE DOUCAI CONICAL 'DRAGON' BOWL
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
A FINE DOUCAI CONICAL 'DRAGON' BOWL YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The slightly rounded, conical sides are decorated to the exterior

Lot #: 2139

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

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE YELLOW-ENAMELLED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWL

A FINE YELLOW-ENAMELLED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWL
QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A FINE YELLOW-ENAMELLED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWL QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The bowl is potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted

Lot #: 2140

Estimate: HK$350,000 - HK$550,000

Date: 28 Nov 2012

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A FINE PAIR OF YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' FOLIAT...

A FINE PAIR OF YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' FOLIATE DISHES
QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A FINE PAIR OF YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' FOLIATE DISHES QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Each dish is finely potted with

Lot #: 2141

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$700,000

Date: 28 Nov 2012