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 YELLOW-GROUND 'BIRTHDAY' BOX AND COVER

A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND 'BIRTHDAY' BOX AND COVER GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908) The large box and cover is enamelled with four roundels enclosing the characters 'wan shou wu jiang', which can be translated as 'ten thousands birthdays without end

Los #: 206

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE GILT-SPLASHED LOBED BRONZE CENSER

A LARGE GILT-SPLASHED LOBED BRONZE CENSER 17TH-18TH CENTURY The large censer is finely cast to each side with a C-shaped handle modelled as a bamboo branch with long leaves in openwork-form. The body is embellished to the exterior with gilt splashes and is supported on four bamboo feet. The base has

Los #: 84

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 40.000 £

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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A LARGE KESI 'IMMORTALS' PANEL

A LARGE KESI 'IMMORTALS' PANEL 18TH-19TH CENTURY The colourful panel is finely woven in bright colours highlighted with black paint to depict six Daoist immortals with the God of Longevity, Shoulao, and a deer, all below Queen Mother of the West, Xiwangmu, who rides on a phoenix. Two cranes are

Los #: 225

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE

A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The figure is powerfully modelled with front right leg raised, the mouth open, the head turned slightly to the left, the tail braided, and the saddle cloth painted with elaborate details highlighted in red pigment. 23 in

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE PAIR OF BRONZE BUDDHIST LION CANDLE HOLDERS

A LARGE PAIR OF BRONZE BUDDHIST LION CANDLE HOLDERS 18TH CENTURY The Buddhist lions are cast standing in mirror image, their heads turned towards each other, teeth barred, their manes and tails with tight curls. Each ferocious beast supports a vase on its back that is decorated in relief with

Los #: 77

Schätzpreis: 80.000 £ - 120.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE PAIR OF QIANJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER BALUSTER VASES

A LARGE PAIR OF QIANJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER BALUSTER VASES QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The vases are decorated to each side with two colourfully robed boys in a garden setting with pine trees, peonies, prunus and bamboo, variously playing games with bats and musical instruments, all within shaped

Los #: 123

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE RUYI SCEPTRE

A LARGE PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE RUYI SCEPTRE QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The curved shaft is finely carved to the centre with a leafy peach branch and a bat in flight. The ruyi -shaped head is decorated with two carps encircling a swastika below a further bat in flight. The stone is of an even pale

Los #: 153

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 40.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LONGQUAN CELADON 'DRAGON' URN AND COVER

A LONGQUAN CELADON 'DRAGON' URN AND COVER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The exterior of the vessel is moulded and incised with overlapping stylised lotus petals below a moulded dragon chasing a small dog and a bird to the neck and shoulder. The cover is decorated by four vertical rows of curled

Los #: 57

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LONGQUAN CELADON WASHER

A LONGQUAN CELADON WASHER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The washer is finely potted with an angular profile rising from the short foot to a slightly everted rim, and is covered overall with an attractive glaze of even sea-green tone with the exception of the foot ring. 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diam

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MAGNIFICENT RARE IMPERIAL GILT-BRONZE BELL, BIANZHONG

A MAGNIFICENT RARE IMPERIAL GILT-BRONZE BELL, BIANZHONG QIANLONG PERIOD, DATED BY INSCRIPTION TO THE EIGHTH YEAR OF THE QIANLONG REIGN, CORRESPONDING TO 1743 The bell is powerfully cast to the exterior in high relief with a wide band depicting a pair of five-clawed dragons surrounded by scrolling

Los #: 85

Schätzpreis: 800.000 £ - 1.200.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MASSIVE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A CAMEL AND RIDER

A MASSIVE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A CAMEL AND RIDER TANG DYNASTY (618-907) The large camel is modelled with its head slightly turned to the left with protruding eyes, flaring nostrils and ears lying against its neck, its mouth held wide open with its tongue hanging out to one side. A detachable

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 80.000 £ - 120.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE PEAR-SHAPED VASE, YUHUCHUNPING

A MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE PEAR-SHAPED VASE, YUHUCHUNPING 18TH CENTURY The vase is decorated with a continuous scene of bamboo and plaintain amongst rocks in a fenced garden below a band of ruyi -heads, scrolling foliage, and spearheads to the neck. The foot rim is encircled by a band of lotus

Los #: 90

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MOTTLED CELADON AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A TIGER

A MOTTLED CELADON AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A TIGER MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The tiger is shown in recumbent position and is adorned with sprays of lingzhi , flowers and lotus carved in relief. The base is incised with a pattern of scrolls. The opaque stone is of a mottled pale celadon tone with

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

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 PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'ELEPHANT-HEAD HANDLE' TRIPOD CENSERS AND COVERS

A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'ELEPHANT-HEAD HANDLE' TRIPOD CENSERS AND COVERS QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER INCISED MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Each censer is decorated with scrolling lotus tendrils on a turquoise ground, supported on three caparisoned elephant-head legs set with hardstones. The

Los #: 167

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 25.000 £

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 PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL GU -FORM VASES

A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL GU -FORM VASES QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INCISED MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Each vase is supported on a splayed foot and decorated to the rounded sides with lotus scrolls in bright enamels on a turquoise ground. The tapering neck is flanked by two rings suspended

Los #: 166

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL GU -FORM VASES

A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL GU -FORM VASES QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) Each vessel is intricately decorated to the flared neck with stylised cicada blades above a band of serpents, interspersed with archaistic taotie motifs, all reserved on a classic scroll diaper ground. The bulbous mid section and

Los #: 170

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF COPPER-RED GLAZED BOWLS

A PAIR OF COPPER-RED GLAZED BOWLS QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Each bowl is covered to the exterior with a strawberry-red glaze, stopping just above the foot rim. 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam

Los #: 158

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF DOUCAI CONICAL 'DRAGON' BOWLS AND COVERS

A PAIR OF DOUCAI CONICAL 'DRAGON' BOWLS AND COVERS YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The conical bowls and domed covers are finely enamelled to the exterior with a yellow and a green five-clawed dragon above crashing waves in pursuit

Los #: 173

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE BUTTERFLY BOTTLE VSES

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE BUTTERFLY BOTTLE VSES GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908) Each vase is decorated to the globular body and neck in bright enamels and gilt with a colourful multitude of butterflies with a gilt-bordered band of alternating lotus and shou

Los #: 199

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE COCKERELS

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE COCKERELS QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The cockerels are modelled in mirror image perching on mottled green rocks, with their heads turned to one side. The feathers are finely detailed in bright famille rose enamels with the combs and wattle decorated in iron-red. 11 5/8 in

Los #: 181

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE INSCRIBED 'LANDSCAPE' PLAQUES

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE INSCRIBED 'LANDSCAPE' PLAQUES SIGNED BY CHEN YAOXING (1924-1995) AND DATED BY INSCRIPTION TO 1992 One plaque is decorated with a mountainous riverside landscape scene featuring magnificent, tall pine trees in the foreground and figures at leisure, below an inscription

Los #: 202

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE LIME-GREEN-GROUND FOLIATE-RIMMED OVAL TRAYS

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE LIME-GREEN-GROUND FOLIATE-RIMMED OVAL TRAYS JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820) Each dish is decorated to the centre of the interior with a shaped cartouche enclosing an inscription in iron-red, ending with a Jiaqing dingsi cyclical date

Los #: 192

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE LIME-GREEN-GROUND FOLIATE-RIMMED OVAL TRAYS

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE LIME-GREEN-GROUND FOLIATE-RIMMED OVAL TRAYS JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820) Each dish is decorated to the centre of the interior with a shaped cartouche enclosing an inscription in iron-red, ending with a Jiaqing dingsi cyclical date

Los #: 193

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND ' BAJIXIANG ' DISHES

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND ' BAJIXIANG ' DISHES GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908) Each dish is delicately enamelled to the interior with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, on a bright yellow ground. The exterior rim is decorated with three scrolling

Los #: 209

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND 'BUTTERFLY AND XI ' LARGE BOWLS AND A...

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND 'BUTTERFLY AND XI ' LARGE BOWLS AND A 'BUTTERFLY' BOWL THE PAIR OF BOWLS: TONGZHI FOUR-CHARACTER MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874) THE 'BUTTERFLY' BOWL: GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908) The pair of bowls are

Los #: 213

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND 'MEDALLION' BOWLS

A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND 'MEDALLION' BOWLS DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850) Each bowl is finely enamelled to the exterior with four roundels enclosing various precious antiquities and flowers, one roundel with a small cat, all separated by

Los #: 208

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019