Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Christie's
17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 17.09.2008

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NINE FINELY CARVED BOXWOOD STANDS

NINE FINELY CARVED BOXWOOD STANDS
NINE FINELY CARVED BOXWOOD STANDS Each carved in miniature in imitation of a classical furniture form: comprising two root-form tables, five corner-leg tables with elaborately carved aprons, a rectangular kang table with carved apron and curved feet, and a

Los #: 102

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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AN UNUSUAL SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN OVAL CUP

AN UNUSUAL SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN OVAL CUP
17TH CENTURY
AN UNUSUAL SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN OVAL CUP 17TH CENTURY With deep sides flaring from the countersunk base which is carved with the seal Bo Hong within a recessed square 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm.) high, box

Los #: 104

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN QUATREFOIL DISH

A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN QUATREFOIL DISH
18TH CENTURY
A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN QUATREFOIL DISH 18TH CENTURY Carved with smooth, shallow lobed sides around a recessed well, raised on a short, thick foot of conforming shape encircling three characters reading shu xiang ge (Pavilion of Fragrant Books

Los #: 105

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP 17TH/18TH CENTURY Carved as a large open leaf issuing from a jagged branch curled around to form the stem and base, and from which two smaller leafy branches emerge laden with ripe peaches and pomegranates which continue

Los #: 106

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
18TH CENTURY
A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP 18TH CENTURY Of flared form, deeply carved on the exterior with plum blossoms, pine boughs and bamboo forming the 'Three Friends of Winter,' issuing from twisted branches forming the base and handle 5 in. (12.7 cm.) long

Los #: 107

Schätzpreis: 22.000 $ - 28.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A BURLWOOD BRUSHPOT, BITONG

A BURLWOOD BRUSHPOT, BITONG
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A BURLWOOD BRUSHPOT, BITONG 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of attractive form and proportions, the wood with several natural crevices and knots, left undecorated in appreciation of the fine pattern of the wood 5 15/16 in. (15.1 cm.) high, nanmu cover and stand, box

Los #: 108

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of conical form, carved as a lotus leaf with a curled rim and incised veins, the base formed by a snail and lotus flower, its tied, leafy branches forming the handle 4 7/16 in. (11.2 cm

Los #: 109

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A JADE-INSET AND SILVER-INLAID ZITAN RECTANGULAR SCROLL WEIG...

A JADE-INSET AND SILVER-INLAID ZITAN RECTANGULAR SCROLL WEIGHT
19TH CENTURY
A JADE-INSET AND SILVER-INLAID ZITAN RECTANGULAR SCROLL WEIGHT 19TH CENTURY The top inset with a white jade rectangular plaque carved in low relief with a bird standing on a rock in front of bamboo, the bird's mate in flight

Los #: 116

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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AN IVORY FIGURE OF A LUOHAN

AN IVORY FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
18TH/19TH CENTURY
AN IVORY FIGURE OF A LUOHAN 18TH/19TH CENTURY The luohan shown seated leaning against an outcropping of rock, holding a scroll in his left hand and resting his right hand on his knee, his loosely draped robes exposing his bony chest, his face carved with

Los #: 117

Schätzpreis: 4.500 $ - 5.500 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A LARGE BAMBOO CARVING OF A MOUNTAIN

A LARGE BAMBOO CARVING OF A MOUNTAIN
19TH CENTURY
A LARGE BAMBOO CARVING OF A MOUNTAIN 19TH CENTURY Well carved around the sides with a gathering of scholars in a mountainous landscape, some seen traveling by horseback on mountain paths while others are already gathered in pavilions nestled amidst

Los #: 123

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A DALI MARBLE AND ZITAN TABLE SCREEN, XIAOZUOPINGFENG

A DALI MARBLE AND ZITAN TABLE SCREEN, XIAOZUOPINGFENG
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A DALI MARBLE AND ZITAN TABLE SCREEN, XIAOZUOPINGFENG 17TH/18TH CENTURY The attractive variegated black and white stone set within a wide zitan frame with beaded edges, terminating in shoe feet with standing spandrels joined by

Los #: 125

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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FIVE HUANGHUALI BRUSHPOTS, BITONG

FIVE HUANGHUALI BRUSHPOTS, BITONG
18TH CENTURY
FIVE HUANGHUALI BRUSHPOTS, BITONG 18TH CENTURY Each of cylindrical form, the largest three slightly waisted and fitted with plugs in the base, the two smaller brushpots carved with raised bands encircling the mouth and foot, each with attractive

Los #: 126

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A GURI LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER

A GURI LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER
15TH CENTURY
A GURI LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER 15TH CENTURY The waisted brush handle encircled by a triple-ribbed band, the handle and brush finely carved through black and red layers with a ruyi pattern, with three further small ruyi heads on the crown-like tip and small

Los #: 127

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A CARVED RED LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER

A CARVED RED LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER
LATE MING/QING DYNASTY
A CARVED RED LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER LATE MING/QING DYNASTY Both the brush handle and the cover finely carved with prunus, pine and bamboo, 'The Three Friends of Winter', with plain borders and a mallow flower carved at the end of the brush

Los #: 128

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A FINELY CARVED TIXI LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER

A FINELY CARVED TIXI LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368)
A FINELY CARVED TIXI LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368) The cover and sides deeply carved with fluid swirling classic scrolls exposing layers of red, black and ochre lacquer, the interior and recessed

Los #: 129

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A RARE MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER DISH

A RARE MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER DISH
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
A RARE MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER DISH MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY The dish of quatrefoil form elaborately inlaid in the recessed center panel with mother-of-pearl with a luohan seated beneath a pine tree upon a

Los #: 134

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER BARBED DISH

A MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER BARBED DISH
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
A MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER BARBED DISH MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY The interior decorated with four elegant ladies standing beneath a willow tree in a lush gated garden with bamboo and rockwork below dense

Los #: 135

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER

A MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER 17TH/18TH CENTURY The faceted octagonal brush handle and the cover decorated in mother-of-pearl with diaper pattern between plain borders, the end of the brush and cover

Los #: 139

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A RARE MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID EIGHT-PANEL TABLE SCREEN

A RARE MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID EIGHT-PANEL TABLE SCREEN
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A RARE MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID EIGHT-PANEL TABLE SCREEN 17TH/18TH CENTURY Each panel inlaid with a landscape scene with immortals and attendants at various pursuits, within a quatrefoil cartouche formed by diaper-filled

Los #: 140

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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AN UNUSUAL LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA

AN UNUSUAL LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA
17TH/18TH CENTURY
AN UNUSUAL LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA 17TH/18TH CENTURY The tall figure standing with left hand raised to hold the edges of the long, flowing robes, lacquered and painted in gilding with lotus and floral scroll, left

Los #: 143

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A LARGE CARVED RED LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER

A LARGE CARVED RED LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
A LARGE CARVED RED LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The top finely carved with a scene of four bearded immortals and boy attendants holding auspicious objects in a mountainous retreat, within

Los #: 144

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A TWO-COLOR CARVED LACQUER BRUSH POT, BITONG

A TWO-COLOR CARVED LACQUER BRUSH POT, BITONG
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A TWO-COLOR CARVED LACQUER BRUSH POT, BITONG 18TH/19TH CENTURY Carved around the sides with a gathering of numerous scholars in a retreat of trees and rocks on the banks of a lake or river represented by the wave-carved blackish-green

Los #: 146

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A PAIR OF NANMU MING-STYLE ROUND-CORNER TAPERED CABINETS, YU...

A PAIR OF NANMU MING-STYLE ROUND-CORNER TAPERED CABINETS, YUANJIAOGUI
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF NANMU MING-STYLE ROUND-CORNER TAPERED CABINETS, YUANJIAOGUI 18TH/19TH CENTURY The protruding top frames with rounded edges supported on thick, rounded-square beaded corner posts enclosing the single

Los #: 149

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A HUANGHUALI BALANCE STAND, TIANPINGJIA

A HUANGHUALI BALANCE STAND, TIANPINGJIA
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A HUANGHUALI BALANCE STAND, TIANPINGJIA 17TH/18TH CENTURY The rectangular upright beaded frame enclosing the humpback balance support, the corner posts flanked by cloud-shaped standing spandrels framing the single plank top, joined to the

Los #: 150

Schätzpreis: 35.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A SET OF FOUR HUANGHUALI SIDE CHAIRS

A SET OF FOUR HUANGHUALI SIDE CHAIRS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A SET OF FOUR HUANGHUALI SIDE CHAIRS 18TH/19TH CENTURY The curved toprails fitted flush with the corner posts of round section, above the single-panel wood seats set within the rectangular frames, the backsplats plain, the legs of square section

Los #: 151

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A YING SCHOLAR'S ROCK

A YING SCHOLAR'S ROCK
A YING SCHOLAR'S ROCK Of an attractive pale black tone, in the form of a high mountain with several small grottoes, the jagged edges of the stone forming peaks, cliffs and ledges 16 3/16 in. (41 cm.) high, wood stand

Los #: 152

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A HEXAGONAL HUANGHUALI ARMCHAIR

A HEXAGONAL HUANGHUALI ARMCHAIR
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A HEXAGONAL HUANGHUALI ARMCHAIR 17TH/18TH CENTURY The arm rails and stepped back rails of rounded section enclosing shaped, beaded aprons and spandrels, above the wide hexagonal frame enclosing the soft mat seat, the legs of rounded section joined

Los #: 153

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A YING SCHOLAR'S ROCK

A YING SCHOLAR'S ROCK
A YING SCHOLAR'S ROCK Of vertical form and fine black grain, with two angled protrusions at the top above the narrow waist, suggestive of a dancing figure with arms outstretched and head lowered 18½ in. (47 cm.) high, wood stand

Los #: 154

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT ARMCHAIRS, NANG...

A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI 17TH/18TH CENTURY Each with a straight toprail of round section continuing to straight corner posts, above the rectangular frame with soft mat

Los #: 155

Schätzpreis: 35.000 $ - 45.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008

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A MASSIVE TAIHU SCHOLAR'S ROCK

A MASSIVE TAIHU SCHOLAR'S ROCK
A MASSIVE TAIHU SCHOLAR'S ROCK The stone of pale amber color and formed with jagged outcrops and protrusions, with translucent veining providing an attractive contrast The rock 45½ in. (155.6 cm.) high; wood stand 13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) high

Los #: 156

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 17.09.2008