Saturday at Sotheby’s: Chinese Art 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662

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New York

Date of the auction: 21.03.2015

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A RARE AND UNUSUAL CLOISONNE FAN-SHAPED BOX AND COVER MING DYNASTY

A RARE AND UNUSUAL CLOISONNE FAN-SHAPED BOX AND COVER MING DYNASTY the cover decorated with two dragons confronting a shou character above crested waves, the sides with detached florets, all reserved on a bright turquoise ground within gilded borders (2) Width 3 1/4 in., 8.2 cm

Lot #: 651

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A 'DOUCAI' DRAGON BOWL YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD

A 'DOUCAI' DRAGON BOWL YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD rising from a short straight foot to slightly rounded conical sides with three notches around the rim, brightly enameled around the exterior with two five-clawed dragons leaping amidst multi-colored clouds above a band of foam-specked, wind-tossed

Lot #: 652

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A PAIR OF UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND COPPER-RED WALL VASES QING DYNASTY, 19TH...

A PAIR OF UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND COPPER-RED WALL VASES QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY each of flattened jardinière form, the body densely decorated with blooming peony and foliate scrolls between borders of petal lappets, the lipped rim encircled by a geometric scroll in underglaze blue, six-character

Lot #: 653

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A RARE CIZHOU-TYPE STONEWARE FIGURE OF A DAOIST DEITY LATE MING DYNASTY

A RARE CIZHOU-TYPE STONEWARE FIGURE OF A DAOIST DEITY LATE MING DYNASTY modeled seated with hands clasped as if to hold a tablet, wearing layered official's robes, the figure covered with a finely crackled yellowish-ivory glaze with the outer robe of marbleware Height 7 1/4 in., 18.5 cm

Lot #: 654

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE JAR WANLI PERIOD, CIRCA 1600

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE JAR WANLI PERIOD, CIRCA 1600 painted with alternating shaped rectangular panels of peony and lotus plants below panels of peaches at the shoulder, all reserved on a fretwork ground Height 17 in., 43cm

Lot #: 655

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISH QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD

A BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISH QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD decorated on the interior with four lotus heads and stylized foliage, a band of ruyi cloud scrolls around the rim, the exterior painted with five detached lotus stems, Qi shi bao ding zhi zhen (Precious as a treasured ding of rare stone) mark

Lot #: 656

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A FAMILLE-VERTE 'FLOWER BASKET' DISH QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD

A FAMILLE-VERTE 'FLOWER BASKET' DISH QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD decorated in the center with a basket of flowers surrounded by eight radiating petal-shaped floral panels reserved on a floral patterned ground, the base with an artemisia leaf in underglaze blue Diameter 14 7/8 in., 37.8 cm

Lot #: 657

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A GREEN AND YELLOW 'DRAGON' BOWL YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD

A GREEN AND YELLOW 'DRAGON' BOWL YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD the rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly everted rim, the exterior incised and enameled in green with two five-clawed dragons writhing through cloud and fire scrolls in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', all below a

Lot #: 658

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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TWO COPPER-RED GLAZED DISHES QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD

TWO COPPER-RED GLAZED DISHES QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD the interior and sides of each with a dark red glaze that thins at the rim, the white glazed bases centered with seals marks in underglaze blue (2) Diameter 8 1/4 in., 21 cm

Lot #: 659

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A BLUE-GLAZED ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER (YOU) QING DYNASTY, GUANGXU...

A BLUE-GLAZED ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER (YOU) QING DYNASTY, GUANGXU PERIOD of oval section, carved below the rim with an archaistic leiwen band between narrow borders of bosses, flanked by a pair of loop handles, the cover similarly decorated and mounted with a knop, the interior of the cover

Lot #: 660

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A LARGE BLUE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY

A LARGE BLUE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY the body of compressed globular shape, surmounted by a cylindrical neck, covered overall in an even deep blue glaze, the interior of neck glazed white Height 19 1/2 in., 49.5 cm

Lot #: 661

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A YELLOW-GLAZED DISH XUANTONG MARK AND PERIOD

A YELLOW-GLAZED DISH XUANTONG MARK AND PERIOD with shallow rounded sides supported on a straight foot, applied overall with a rich yellow glaze, save for the base glazed white and inscribed with a six-character mark Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm

Lot #: 662

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A WHITE-GLAZED MOLDED BOTTLE VASE QING DYNASTY 18TH /19TH CENTURY

A WHITE-GLAZED MOLDED BOTTLE VASE QING DYNASTY 18TH /19TH CENTURY body decorated in relief with foliate scrolls bearing lotus blossoms, set between a stylized shou character band below and a sawtooth band above, the neck with upright lappets, covered overall with a blue-tinged white glaze Height 14

Lot #: 663

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A 'GUAN'-TYPE CONG VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK

A 'GUAN'-TYPE CONG VASE QIANLONG SEAL MARK of archaic jade form, the square section straight-sided body rising from a short spreading circular foot to a tall tapering neck, molded to each side with symbols representing the 'Eight Trigrams', covered overall in a pale grayish-blue glaze, seal mark to

Lot #: 664

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A BLUE AND WHITE BOWL JIAQING SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A BLUE AND WHITE BOWL JIAQING SEAL MARK AND PERIOD rising from a short foot to rounded sides, the interior painted with two addorsed crenulated foliate C-scrolls tied to a central spearheaded post issuing green leaves, the exterior similarly painted with detached strapwork motifs interspersed with

Lot #: 665

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A PAIR OF COPPER-RED AND FAMILLE-VERTE 'GOLDFISH' BOWLS DAOGUANG SEAL...

A PAIR OF COPPER-RED AND FAMILLE-VERTE 'GOLDFISH' BOWLS DAOGUANG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD each rising from a short foot to rounded sides, enameled on the white interior in shaded tones of iron-red, sepia and green with two goldfish grazing on clusters of pondweed, their scaly bodies, tail fins and

Lot #: 666

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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ELEVEN TURQUOISE-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE DISHES QING DYNASTY, GUANGXU PERIOD

ELEVEN TURQUOISE-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE DISHES QING DYNASTY, GUANGXU PERIOD each of shallow ogee-form, decorated in famille-rose with blossoming wisteria and rose branches, all on a turquoise ground, the exterior with three detached florets, with yong qing chang chun mark in iron-red to the base (11

Lot #: 667

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE-VERTE AND UNDERGLAZE BLUE 'IMMORTAL' ROULEAU VASES QING...

A PAIR OF FAMILLE-VERTE AND UNDERGLAZE BLUE 'IMMORTAL' ROULEAU VASES QING DYNASTY 19TH CENTURY each painted as a mirror image of the other with the 'Three Star Gods' and their attendants on one side, with Laozi on his ox handing the Daode Jing to Yin Xi on the other, the base with apocryphal

Lot #: 668

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE-ROSE TRIPLE GOURD VASES QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

A PAIR OF FAMILLE-ROSE TRIPLE GOURD VASES QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY each bulb painted with a dense pattern of scrolling leafy vines bearing blossoms and gourds between bands of key-fret and lappets, in shades of green, yellow and pink on a white ground (2) Height 23 in., 58.5 cm

Lot #: 669

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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EIGHT MONOCHROME PORCELAINS QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY

EIGHT MONOCHROME PORCELAINS QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY comprising: an apple-green crackled-glazed bombé form tripod censer; an aubergine-glazed bottle vase; an inscribed Dehua deep bowl with applied figural decoration; two disc-form mirror-black-glazed water pots; and three miniature

Lot #: 670

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A COPPER-RED GLAZED DISH QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A COPPER-RED GLAZED DISH QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an straight rim, covered overall in a copper-red glaze save for the white-glazed base and rim, seal mark in underglaze blue Diameter 6 1/2 in., 16.5 cm

Lot #: 671

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEACOCK' JARS AND COVERS QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

A PAIR OF FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEACOCK' JARS AND COVERS QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY each painted as the mirror image of the other with a pair of peacocks amid rockery, surrounded by blossoming trees and shrubs (4) Heights 9 3/4 in., 24.7 cm

Lot #: 672

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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TEN COPPER-RED GLAZED DISHES QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY

TEN COPPER-RED GLAZED DISHES QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY the interior and sides of each with a dark red glaze that thins at the rim, the bases glazed white (10) Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm

Lot #: 673

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A DOUCAI 'SHOU' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

A DOUCAI 'SHOU' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD decorated on the exterior with five underglaze blue shou characters, all framed by further foliate scrolls with iron-red bats, seal mark in underglaze blue Diameter 5 1/8 in., 13 cm

Lot #: 674

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A CELADON-GROUND IRON-RED 'PHOENIX MEDALLION' BOWL DAOGUANG MARK AND PERIOD

A CELADON-GROUND IRON-RED 'PHOENIX MEDALLION' BOWL DAOGUANG MARK AND PERIOD decorated with five phoenix roundels, with one further roundel in the center of the interior, seal mark in underglaze blue Diameter 5 5/8 in., 14.3 cm

Lot #: 675

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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AN INCISED GREEN AND YELLOW-ENAMELED 'DRAGON' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK...

AN INCISED GREEN AND YELLOW-ENAMELED 'DRAGON' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD the exterior painted with two dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the interior with a shou character within a circle, seal mark in underglaze blue Diameter 4 1/8 in., 10.5 cm

Lot #: 676

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A FAMILLE-ROSE YELLOW GROUND 'MEDALLION' BOWL TONGZHI MARK AND PERIOD

A FAMILLE-ROSE YELLOW GROUND 'MEDALLION' BOWL TONGZHI MARK AND PERIOD decorated with four medallions each enclosing auspicious emblems, the interior with a central medallion, below a band of four floral and fruit reserves alternating with florets, a six-character mark in iron-red, wood stand (2

Lot #: 677

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' BOWL DAOGUANG MARK AND PERIOD

A BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' BOWL DAOGUANG MARK AND PERIOD painted on the exterior with the Eight Daoist Immortals, the interior with the Three Star Gods seated beneath an arching pine tree, seal mark in underglaze blue Diameter 5 7/8 in., 14.9 cm

Lot #: 678

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A FAMILLE-ROSE 'EAGLE' DISH TONGZHI MARK AND PERIOD

A FAMILLE-ROSE 'EAGLE' DISH TONGZHI MARK AND PERIOD the interior painted with the bird of prey on a rock beneath a pine tree surrounded by chrysanthemums and lingzhi, the exterior covered with yellow enamel, six-character mark in underglaze blue Diameter 7 5/8 in., 19.5 cm

Lot #: 679

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

Date: 21 Mar 2015

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A WUCAI 'ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER' ROULEAU VASE QING DYNASTY, 19TH...

A WUCAI 'ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER' ROULEAU VASE QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY painted with shaped reserves enclosing pivotal scenes from the play against a ground decorated with the 'Hundred Boys' motif, the shoulder with panels enclosing objects symbolizing the 'Four Accomplishments', the base

Lot #: 680

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 21 Mar 2015