Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Datum der Auktion: 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 FAMILLE ROSE PLAQUE-INSET ZITAN BOX AND COVER

A FAMILLE ROSE PLAQUE-INSET ZITAN BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN, 18TH-19TH CENTURY Each side of the box and the top of the cover are inset with a plaque decorated in famille rose with a central polychrome medallion encirled by composite floral scrolls. The zitan framing components are decorated with

Los #: 92

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A WHITE JADE 'RAM' LOBED TEAPOT AND COVER

A WHITE JADE 'RAM' LOBED TEAPOT AND COVER QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The globular teapot is carved with lobed sides, with the spout in the form of a ram's head, the curled horns resting upon the sides, opposite a C-scroll handle. The domed cover is similarly-formed with lobed sides below a bud-form

Los #: 93

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE CARVED RED AND BLACK LACQUER 'PHOENIX' BOWL

A RARE CARVED RED AND BLACK LACQUER 'PHOENIX' BOWL SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) The bowl is supported on a short circular foot and is carved through layers of red and black lacquer with a band enclosing two phoenixes surrounded by large peony blooms. The mouth rim and foot rim are encircled with bands of

Los #: 94

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A VERY RARE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' BOX AND COVER

A VERY RARE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' BOX AND COVER SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) The box and cover are carved through layers of brown, yellow and red lacquer with an intricate network of chrysanthemum flowers growing from leafy stems. The cover is formed with lobed sides to accomodate the

Los #: 95

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER RUYI SCEPTRE

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER RUYI SCEPTRE QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The sceptre is finely carved in relief with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang , amongst lotus blooms and scrolling foliage on a diaper ground and within keyfret borders to the sides. The reverse is similarly carved with a diaper

Los #: 96

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER STEM BOWL

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER STEM BOWL MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY The deep bowl is carved with four large long-tailed birds amongst flower sprays and pomegranate, all on a diaper pattern and below a key fret band to the mouth rim. The stem with splayed foot is similarly decorated with further flower

Los #: 97

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

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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XU SHICHANG (1855-1939)

XU SHICHANG (1855-1939) Calligraphy after Su Shi Signature and three seals of the artist, dated bingchen year (1916) Colophon by Xu Yuan (1880-date of death unknown) dated bingzi year (1936) with one seal of the artist Handscroll, ink on paper 11 ¼ x 201 1/8 in. (29.5 x 510.9 cm.) Provenance Gifted

Los #: 99

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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ANONYMOUS (15TH-EARLY 17TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (15TH-EARLY 17TH CENTURY) Luohan and Attendants Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 38 ¼ x 35 5/8 in. (97 x 90.5 cm

Los #: 100

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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FANG ZHAOLING (1914-2006)

FANG ZHAOLING (1914-2006) Red Lotus / Late Summer Lotus (two paintings) Red Lotus : signature and one seal of the artist Dated 1977 Late Summer Lotus : signature and one seal of the artist Dated winter guichou year (1973) Two scrolls, each mounted and framed, both ink and colour on paper Red Lotus

Los #: 101

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 9.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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QI BAISHI (1863-1957)

QI BAISHI (1863-1957) Pea c hes and Chrysanthemums Inscribed and signed with two seals of the artist Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 41 x 13 5/8 in. (104 x 34.5 cm.) Provenance Formerly in the collection of Josef Ševcik, translator and interpreter at the Czechoslovak Embassy in Beijing

Los #: 102

Schätzpreis: 120.000 £ - 240.000 £

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

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PORCELAIN OF THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM, A COMPLETE SET OF 33 VOLUMES

PORCELAIN OF THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM, A COMPLETE SET OF 33 VOLUMES PUBLISHED BY CAFA COMPANY LIMITED, HONG KONG, 1961-1969 Compiled by the Joint Board of Directors of the National Palace Museum and the National Central Museum, Taichun, Taiwan, Republic of China. Hong Kong: Cafa Company Limited

Los #: 104

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE WUCAI TEAPOT AND COVER

A RARE WUCAI TEAPOT AND COVER 17TH CENTURY The bud-shaped body is decorated with a shaped cartouche enclosing flowering leafy branches in reserve on a densely arranged network of hexagons, each enclosing a stylised blossom. The handle and spout are decorated with loosely arranged stylised clouds

Los #: 105

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE

A BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, MID-17TH CENTURY The vase is decorated to the globular body in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with a continuous scene of several officials beside a pavilion, receiving offerings from two attendants, all within a rocky landscape setting. The slender

Los #: 106

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX' JAR AND COVER

A BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX' JAR AND COVER 17TH CENTURY The body is painted in vibrant tones of blue with six phoenixes with trailing tails among a dense floral scroll, between bands of stylised lappets and ruyi -heads. The domed cover is painted with two further phoenixes. 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high

Los #: 107

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE SLEEVE VASE

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE SLEEVE VASE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, MID-17TH CENTURY The vase is painted with an outdoor scene depicting an official with his attendants in conversation with two barefooted men and a boy leading a water buffalo, all below a band of incised scrolling flowers to the shoulder and

Los #: 108

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

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 LARGE BLUE AND WHITE MIING-STYLE VASE, HU

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE MIING-STYLE VASE, HU 18TH CENTURY The vase is applied with a pair of openwork dragon handles and is skillfully decorated to the body with a variety of flower heads on scrolling foliage, including lotus, peony and chrsyanthemum. A band of confronting kui dragons encircles the

Los #: 110

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER' DISH

A BLUE AND WHITE 'ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER' DISH KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The deeply potted dish is decorated to the interior with a scene from Xi Xiang Ji , Romance of the Western Chamber. The exterior is decorated with

Los #: 111

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE FIGURAL 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE

A BLUE AND WHITE FIGURAL 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), DATED BY INSCRIPTION TO THE FIFTY-EIGHTH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1719 The vase is decorated to the body with dignitaries and attendants in an interior setting. The reverse bears an inscription and dating to the 'auspicious day of

Los #: 112

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

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 vase is decorated with five monks and a dignitary in an interior setting. The tall flaring neck is similarly decorated depicting two monks in conversation with a seated dignitary in front of a standing lady. 18 1/8 in.(46 cm.) high

Los #: 113

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE GU -FORM 'BIRD AND FLOWER' VASE

A BLUE AND WHITE GU -FORM 'BIRD AND FLOWER' VASE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, MID-17TH CENTURY The elegantly potted vase of waisted form is decorated to the upper body with a pair of birds in flight amongst peonies, plum blossoms, bamboo and rocks. The central register is decorated with interlinked ruyi

Los #: 114

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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TWO LARGE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND COPPER-RED 'FLOWER' DISHES

TWO LARGE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND COPPER-RED 'FLOWER' DISHES KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) One dish is decorated to the interior with a lotus pond enclosed by six flower sprays including peony, chrysanthemum and magnolia to the rim. The other dish is decorated to the centre with a butterfly in flight above

Los #: 115

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A VERY RARE AND MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF IMPERIAL EMBELLISHED LAPIS LAZULI ‘DA...

A VERY RARE AND MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF IMPERIAL EMBELLISHED LAPIS LAZULI ‘DA JI’ DOUBLE-GOURD-FORM PLAQUES QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) Each lapis lazuli plaque is intricately carved in the form of a large double gourd, with two roundels attached to the front and small gourds on leafy tendrils depicted

Los #: 116

Schätzpreis: 120.000 £ - 180.000 £

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 RARE ALOESWOOD FAUX -BRONZE ARCHAISTIC VASE

A RARE ALOESWOOD FAUX -BRONZE ARCHAISTIC VASE 18TH-19TH CENTURY The pear-shaped vase is carved to the exterior in high relief with three bands of kui- dragons set against a classic scroll ground, and a band with three taotie masks. The neck is detailed with two mythical beast handles. 8 ½ in. (21. 6

Los #: 119

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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AN INSCRIBED BAMBOO VENEER TABLE SCREEN

AN INSCRIBED BAMBOO VENEER TABLE SCREEN QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The front of the screen is decorated in liuqing to depict a mountainous riverscape scene featuring a fishing boat and a thatched hut, below a poetic inscription which contains the date xuchen xiari , 'summer's day in the cyclical year

Los #: 120

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019