Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Datum der Auktion: 05.11.2019

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TWO EMBROIDERED SILK 'BIRD' ROUNDELS

TWO EMBROIDERED SILK 'BIRD' ROUNDELS 19TH CENTURY One is embroidered with six cranes among pine trees and peonies and the other with a long-tailed pheasant perched on a rock beside peonies and a magnolia tree. Both are embroidered with the female artists' names and seals: the crane roundel with Pan

Los #: 224

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A CIRCULAR GILT-BRONZE 'LOTUS' CENSER

A CIRCULAR GILT-BRONZE 'LOTUS' CENSER 17TH CENTURY The heavily cast censer is decorated to the sides with stylized upright lotus lappets, divided to the central section with a double-string band, just above the apocryphal Xuande mark in a vertical line. Each side is applied with a handle in the

Los #: 79

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE 'DRAGON' BOWL

A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE 'DRAGON' BOWL GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908) The bowl is decorated to the exterior with nine five-clawed dragons emerging from a band of waves, chasing flaming pearls, all on a sgraffiato petal ground. The interior is decorated with a

Los #: 91

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE

A BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The bulbous body is decorated to one side with a shaped panel enclosing precious antiques and to the other side with a long-tailed bird perched beneath a blossoming tree. The narrow neck below the flared mouth is similarly decorated. 17

Los #: 109

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LAPIS LAZULI, TURQUOISE AND AQUAMARINE COURT NECKLACE, CHAOZHU , AND A...

A LAPIS LAZULI, TURQUOISE AND AQUAMARINE COURT NECKLACE, CHAOZHU , AND A LAPIS LAZULI AND CORAL ROSARY BRACELET, SHOU CHUAN QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The necklace includes one hundred and eight lapis lazuli beads carved with shou characters, separated by three larger fotou turquoise beads, each

Los #: 117

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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AN ALOESWOOD, JADEITE, AQUAMARINE AND AMETHYST COURT NECKLACE, CHAOZHU

AN ALOESWOOD, JADEITE, AQUAMARINE AND AMETHYST COURT NECKLACE, CHAOZHU QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) The necklace is comprised of one hundred and eight spherical aloeswood beads, spaced by four larger fotou agate beads. A double gourd-form coral fotouta and jadeite plaque suspending an amethyst toggle

Los #: 118

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A QINGBAI EWER AND COVER AND A QINGBAI FOLIATE BOWL

A QINGBAI EWER AND COVER AND A QINGBAI FOLIATE BOWL NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127 AD) The ewer has an eight lobed body rising to a tall flaring neck, the strap handle and cover both have loops for attachment. The lobed bowl has a foliate rim and is supported on a short foot. The ewer, 6 7/8 in

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A QINGBAI CARVED 'LOTUS' JAR AND COVER

A QINGBAI CARVED 'LOTUS' JAR AND COVER SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) The jar is crisply carved to the exterior with three layers of overlapping lotus petals, the domed cover is similarly decorated and surmounted by a loop finial. The jar is covered with a pale blue glaze pooling in the recesses. 5 7/8 in

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A CARVED YAOZHOU CELADON BOWL AND A YAOZHOU DISH AND A CARVED...

A CARVED YAOZHOU CELADON BOWL AND A YAOZHOU DISH AND A CARVED CELADON-GLAZED DISH SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) The conical bowl is decorated with a freely carved design of stylised peony stems, their curly leaves enhanced with a combed decoration, covered all over with a crackle-suffused glaze of

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE YAOZHOU CELADON TRIPOD JAR

A RARE YAOZHOU CELADON TRIPOD JAR FIVE DYNASTIES (907-960) The jar has a well-rounded, lobed body and is supported on three claw feet. It is covered all over in an attractive glaze of pale greyish-green tone that stops in a line above the base. 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high Provenance With Priestley

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A YAOZHOU CELADON BOWL AND COVER

A YAOZHOU CELADON BOWL AND COVER SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) The bowl is of plain form and is supported on a low foot, the domed cover is surmounted with a button finial. Both the cover and bowl are covered with a glossy, crackle-suffused glaze of olive tone, with the exception of the base and foot

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A SMALL JUN 'BUBBLE' BOWL

A SMALL JUN 'BUBBLE' BOWL YUAN-MING DYNASTY (1279-1644) The bowl is supported on a short ring foot. It is covered with a smooth glaze of sky-blue tone, thinning to mushroom on the rim and stopping just above the foot. The base is also covered with the same sky-blue glaze. 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) diam

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A FINELY CARVED AND INCISED DING 'FISH' DISH

A FINELY CARVED AND INCISED DING 'FISH' DISH NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127) The dish has gently flaring sides and a six-petal foliate rim. The centre is carved and incised with a fish swimming in water amongst waterweeds. 7 5/8 in. ( 19.3 cm.) diam. Provenance A private European Collection

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'BOY AND CARP' SAUCER DISH

A BLUE AND WHITE 'BOY AND CARP' SAUCER DISH KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The saucer-shaped dish is finely decorated to the interior with a seated lady in a pavilion watching a young boy at play beside a lake with a leaping carp and a phoenix amongst bamboo. The exterior is painted with three similar

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN

A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN 17TH-18TH CENTURY The figure is shown seated with its long robes falling open at the chest and draped over his knees. He is holding a scroll in his left hand. His robe is incised with lotus flowers and his facial features and hair are finely detailed. The stone is of

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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AN AGATE 'MONKEY AND FINGER CITRON' CARVING

AN AGATE 'MONKEY AND FINGER CITRON' CARVING QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The stone is carved in the form of an upright finger citron, growing from a gnarled branch, with two smaller fruits and several leafy stems to the side. A pair of monkeys is depicted perched amongst the branches and a small bat is

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A SMALL BANDED AGATE PEBBLE-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE

A SMALL BANDED AGATE PEBBLE-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE The well-hollowed bottle is of rounded oval form, carved from an attractive stone of beige, white, red and purple tones with 'floral' and striped markings. The base with a Qianlong four-character incised seal mark. 1 ¾ in. (4.3 cm.) high

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE 'PRUNUS' WASHER

A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE 'PRUNUS' WASHER 18TH-19TH CENTURY The exterior of the washer is finely carved in relief with branches of prunus flowers and buds, some of which extend over the mouth rim. The stone is of an even tone. 5 in. (12.5 cm.) wide Provenance Royal European Family Collection

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE 'RAMS' CARVING

A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE 'RAMS' CARVING 18TH-19TH CENTURY The group is finely carved in the form of a recumbent ram with its' young, their legs neatly tucked beneath their bodies, a gnarled lingzhi sprig in their mouths. The stone is of a pale, even tone with a few minor mottled and streaked

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MOTTLED DARK GREEN AND BROWN JADE 'CAT' GROUP

A MOTTLED DARK GREEN AND BROWN JADE 'CAT' GROUP MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The jade is carved as two reclining cats, one larger than the other, coiled to face each other. The mottled green stone has areas of russet and black inclusions. 3 ¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide Provenance Private English Collection

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MOTTLED GREY, BEIGE AND BROWN JADE RABBIT

A MOTTLED GREY, BEIGE AND BROWN JADE RABBIT The recumbent rabbit is carved with its ears resting on its back and its legs tucked under the body, with incisions highlighting the texture of its fur. The mottled stone has pale celadon, russet and dark tones. 2 in. (5 cm.) long

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A YELLOW-GLAZED DISH

A YELLOW-GLAZED DISH HONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1488-1505) The dish is finely potted with rounded sides and a slightly flared rim. The interior and exterior are covered with a glaze of soft yellow tone which stops above the short, tapered foot rim. 8 ½ in. (21.5

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A CLAIRE DE LUNE -GLAZED TWO-HANDLED VASE

A CLAIRE DE LUNE -GLAZED TWO-HANDLED VASE QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The vase is carved to either side of the body with a stylised kui dragon roundel, between a pair of archaistic animal handles. The base is incised with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high

Los #: 58

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER

A GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER 17TH-18TH CENTURY The circular censer is cast with a compressed bulbous body resting on three small tapering feet and is decorated to each side with two qilin handles which coil over the neck and rim. The exterior surface is finely decorated with an array of gilt

Los #: 59

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'LOTUS' BOWL AND COVER

A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'LOTUS' BOWL AND COVER MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY The circular bowl is decorated to the exterior with peonies rising from leafy and scrolling stems. The base is similarly decorated with a central lotus blossom. The slightly stepped cover has a bud-form finial and is decorated

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BOWLS AND A VASE, FANGHU

A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BOWLS AND A VASE, FANGHU MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) Each bowl is decorated to the interior with large lotus and peony blossoms in blue enamels against a white ground. The exterior is decorated with eight chrysanthemum heads admist scrolling tendrils, all against a turquoise

Los #: 66

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PALE GREY AND BLACK JADE HORSE

A PALE GREY AND BLACK JADE HORSE 17TH CENTURY The recumbant beast is carved lying on its back, its legs tucked under its body and one hoof touching its raised head, the mane, facial features and tail all finely detailed. The stone is of a mottled pale grey and black tone with veins. 2 ¼ in. (5.8

Los #: 73

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE INSCRIBED BRONZE CENSER

A LARGE INSCRIBED BRONZE CENSER ZHENGDE PERIOD, DATED BY INSCRIPTION TO THE THIRD YEAR OF THE ZHENGDE REIGN, CORRESPONDING TO 1509 The censer is cast with deep rounded sides, with the characters Zhengde san nian , 'third year of the Zhengde reign', incised below the mouth rim to the exterior. The

Los #: 80

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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AN IMPERIAL EDICT

AN IMPERIAL EDICT KANGXI TO DAOGUANG PERIOD (1662-1850) This edict reads from left to right in Manchu and repeated from right to left in Chinese characters, the first sections of each text are woven in the silk brocade, the subsequent hand written inscriptions correspond to the 21st year of Kangxi

Los #: 98

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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SHINA KOGEI ZUKAN , A SET OF 14 VOLUMES

SHINA KOGEI ZUKAN , A SET OF 14 VOLUMES TEIKOKU KOGEI SHA, 1932-1933 The set comprises 14 volumes mostly illustrated in black and white, with a few printed in colour. LIMITED EDITION of 200 sets

Los #: 103

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019