Auction 21.09.1995

Christie's
New York, Park Avenue

Datum der Auktion: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1995

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1995 SALE #8220 AT 4:30 P.M. APPROXIMATELY (LOTS 304-442) SNUFF BOTTLES THE PROPERTY OF A LADY A RARE EUROPEAN-SUBJECT 'QUEEN VICTORIA' FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOTTLE DAOGAUNG FOUR-CHARACTER IRON-RED SEAL IN A LINE ON THE FOOT AND OF THE PERIOD Of rounded shape, painted on one

Los #: 304

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A RARE ROCK CRYSTAL 'SPANISH COIN' BOTTLE

A RARE ROCK CRYSTAL 'SPANISH COIN' BOTTLE 1800-1880 Of flattened rounded shape, carved in low relief with both sides of a Colonial 8-Reales depicting Charles III on one side and the royal coat-of-arms on the other (some edge nibbles) 1 7/8in. (4.6cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 305

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A BLUE AND WHITE PURSE-SHAPED PORCELAIN BOTTLE

A BLUE AND WHITE PURSE-SHAPED PORCELAIN BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY Of globular pear shape imitating a cloth or leather purse, painted with a central shou character on each side surrounded by stylized lotus scrolling above breaking waves at the foot, both sides divided by a molded band all the way around

Los #: 306

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A RARE WHITE AND RUSSET-TINGED JADE 'FISH' BOTTLE

A RARE WHITE AND RUSSET-TINGED JADE 'FISH' BOTTLE 18TH CENTURY The fish carved with its large fan tail swept to one side and its scales delicately incised, the open mouth forming the neck of the bottle and emitting a lotus spray that coils around the body of the fish, the underside of the mouth

Los #: 307

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 4.500 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A RARE AMBER 'FISH' BOTTLE

A RARE AMBER 'FISH' BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Modeled with tail swept to one side, the scales naturalistically incised, the open mouth forming the neck of the bottle (two short cracks) 1 13/16in. (4.5cm.) long, stopper

Los #: 308

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A DIAMOND, HARDSTONE AND GOLD INLAID MUGHAL WHITE JADE BOTTLE

A DIAMOND, HARDSTONE AND GOLD INLAID MUGHAL WHITE JADE BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY With cylindrical lower section and flattened pear-shaped upper section, the lower section inlaid with three descending flower sprays, the upper section with a band of droplets, the stone with russet inclusions (some

Los #: 309

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN INCISED GILT-DECORATED WHITE JADE BOTTLE

AN INCISED GILT-DECORATED WHITE JADE BOTTLE 18TH CENTURY Of full-bodied spade shape, incised and gilt-decorated on one side with a butterfly above prunus rising from grassy rockwork, and on the other with a three-line poem (minute bruises) 1 7/8in. (4.8cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 311

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A FINE FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE BOTTLE

A FINE FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY Of rounded rectangular shape with attractive natural black inclusions of star-burst shape on a ground of white and brown webbing within a honeycomb network 2 1/8in. (5.4cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 313

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A SEMI-TRANSCLUCENT APPLE-GREEN JADEITE BOTTLE

A SEMI-TRANSCLUCENT APPLE-GREEN JADEITE BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY Of flattened rounded shape, delicately carved in low relief with lotus and millet rising from waves in a continuous scene around the body, the stone of attractive color and well hollowed 2in. (5.1cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 314

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN EMERALD AND RUSSET-FLECKED JADEITE BOTTLE

AN EMERALD AND RUSSET-FLECKED JADEITE BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY Of spade shape with cylindrical neck, with extensive orange-russet inclusions to one side interspersed with dark green inclusions, the other side of white tone with apple-green flecks 2in. (5cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 315

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN APPLE-GREEN AND WHITE JADEITE BOTTLE

AN APPLE-GREEN AND WHITE JADEITE BOTTLE Of small rounded spade shape, carved with a continuous scene around the body with a crane standing under pine on one side holding a lingzhi in its mouth, and on the other side with a similar flying crane above a deer, the stone with attractive dark veining in

Los #: 316

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN APPLE-GREEN AND LAVENDER JADEITE BOTTLE

AN APPLE-GREEN AND LAVENDER JADEITE BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY Of spade shape, the stone with attractive dark and pale apple-green inclusions and a few small lavender areas 2 9/16in. (6.4cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 317

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A PALE GREEN OVERLAY PALE AMBER DOUBLE-GOURD GLASS BOTTLE

A PALE GREEN OVERLAY PALE AMBER DOUBLE-GOURD GLASS BOTTLE 18TH CENTURY Carved through the pale green overlay to a very pale yellow ground formed from a transparent glass with light amber and cream swirling, with an overall design of meandering gourd tendrils, foliage and gourds, minor inclusions and

Los #: 318

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A FINE WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PEBBLE BOTTLE

A FINE WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PEBBLE BOTTLE 18TH CENTURY Of triangular pebble shape, the wider end carved from the russet skin in strong low relief with five bats amidst cloud scrolls, the narrower end of white tone with some inclusions, extremely well hollowed 2¾in. (7cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 319

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A RARE WHITE JADE BOTTLE

A RARE WHITE JADE BOTTLE QIANLONG Of rounded square shape, carved in relief in an imperial manner with a large stylized flowerhead, its furling petals centered by a cruciform stamen, dividing fixed-ring, lion-mask handles on the narrow sides, the neck slightly flaring, well hollowed 2 1/8in

Los #: 320

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN EMERALD-GREEN-FLECKED APPLE-GREEN JADEITE BOTTLE

AN EMERALD-GREEN-FLECKED APPLE-GREEN JADEITE BOTTLE Of slightly flaring rectangular shape, the attractive opaque stone with areas of darker emerald green mottling, mostly on one side, and more even apple-green and white tone on the other 2¾in. (7cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 322

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A FINE IMPERIAL CHALCEDONY AGATE EIGHT-LOBED BOTTLE

A FINE IMPERIAL CHALCEDONY AGATE EIGHT-LOBED BOTTLE QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK INCISED ON THE BASE AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD Of baluster shape, each lobe incised with seven characters forming a continuous Wei Wan poem, between leaf lappets at the foot, ruyi -head collar at the shoulder and

Los #: 323

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A CINNABAR LACQUER BOTTLE

A CINNABAR LACQUER BOTTLE INCISED QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN A LINE AT THE FOOT, GUANGXU Of rounded spade shape, similarly carved on each side in deep relief with figures in and near pavilions under pine and near bamboo, the narrow sides with rockwork and all set between lappets at the foot and

Los #: 325

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A FINE AND RARE LAC BURGAUTÉ AND THREE-COLOR LACQUER BOTTLE

A FINE AND RARE LAC BURGAUTÉ AND THREE-COLOR LACQUER BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY, JAPANESE Of flattened oviform shape, a lac burguaté ogival panel with raised border on each side, one inlaid with a meditative figure of Guanyin seated on rockwork beneath pine, an amphora by her side, the other with a

Los #: 326

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BOTTLE

A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BOTTLE QIANLONG INCISED FOUR-CHARACTER MARK ON THE BASE, 1750-1850 Of cylindrical shape, decorated in multi-colored enamels with stylized lotus and feathery scrolling within key-pattern borders above lotus lappets at the foot and ruyi -lappets and scrolling at the shoulder and

Los #: 328

Schätzpreis: 1.800 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A CAST SILVER AND ENGRAVED BOTTLE

A CAST SILVER AND ENGRAVED BOTTLE INCISED WITH TWO SEALS, WEN YIN (PURE SILVER) AND YUAN XIN (MAKER'S NAME), 19TH CENTURY Of oviform shape, cast and delicately incised with nine four-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls on a dense wave ground 2 7/16in. (6.2cm.) high, stopper together with a fine

Los #: 329

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN IVORY BOTTLE

AN IVORY BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of oval cylindrical shape, carved in high relief with seven scholars and a young assistant in a bamboo grove, drinking wine and at various pursuits, including painting, reading and playing weiqi in a continuous scene around the body (age cracks and stains) 3

Los #: 331

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN INSIDE-PAINTED ROCK CRYSTAL BOTTLE

AN INSIDE-PAINTED ROCK CRYSTAL BOTTLE SIGNED YE ZHONGSAN, YE FAMILY AT THE APRICOT GROVE STUDIO AND DATED WUXU YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1898, AND PAINTED AT THE CAPITAL CHANG YANG (9TH DAY, 9TH MONTH) Of rounded rectangular shape, painted on one side with a Mongolian pony on a grassy bank in a river

Los #: 336

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN INSIDE-PAINTED FAINTLY SMOKY CRYSTAL BOTTLE

AN INSIDE-PAINTED FAINTLY SMOKY CRYSTAL BOTTLE SIGNED ZHOU LEYUAN, AND MADE ONE AUTUMN DAY OF RENCHEN YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1892 AND OF THE PERIOD Of rounded rectangular shape, one side painted with a lone figure in a pavilion on a pine promontory beneath a signature and inscription, the other with

Los #: 337

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A SMALL CORAL BOTTLE

A SMALL CORAL BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY Modeled as Liuhai standing before a prunus spray rising from rockwork beneath a large vase, a string of cash slung around his body, his mythical three-legged toad near his feet, the coral of attractive pale tone with white inclusions on one side cleverly integrated

Los #: 338

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELED OPAQUE WHITE GLASS BOTTLE

A FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELED OPAQUE WHITE GLASS BOTTLE QIANLONG BLUE ENAMEL MARK, PROBABLY BY YE BENQI Of flattened oviform shape, delicately painted on one side with a long-tailed bird watching an insect and standing on a peony branch rising from taihe rockwork, the other side with a black-enameled

Los #: 341

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A GREEN AND WHITE TRANSPARENT GLASS BOTTLE

A GREEN AND WHITE TRANSPARENT GLASS BOTTLE 18TH CENTURY Of rounded spade shape, the transparent glass body with a sandwich of green and white glass swirling at the neck and foot and forming an attractive webbing to the body, a minute amber glass inclusion on one side 2 3/16in. (5.5cm.) high, stopper

Los #: 349

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELED MOLDED OPAQUE WHITE GLASS BOTTLE

A FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELED MOLDED OPAQUE WHITE GLASS BOTTLE GUYUEXUAN IRON-RED MARK ON BASE, PROBABLY IMPERIAL PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING, 1760-1860 Of flattened pear shape, molded in high relief and enameled in bright colors with a continuous scene of a cat standing on rockwork glaring at a butterfly

Los #: 351

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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A RARE SUZHOU BLACK AND WHITE JADE BOTTLE

A RARE SUZHOU BLACK AND WHITE JADE BOTTLE 1750-1850 Of fat, rounded spade shape, carved in high relief in a continuous scene around the body carefully and cleverly using the white inclusions to depict two scholars amidst craggy rockwork, one passing a peach to the other, a youthful attendant

Los #: 353

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995

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AN EXTREMELY RARE AND FINE IVORY FIGURAL BOTTLE

AN EXTREMELY RARE AND FINE IVORY FIGURAL BOTTLE QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK INCISED ON THE BASE AND OF THE PERIOD Depicting a chubby-faced boy wearing baggy robes clutching a bundle of seven scrolls to his right shoulder, his ruyi -decorated shoes poking out from under his robes, his sweet

Los #: 354

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 21.09.1995 - 22.09.1995