Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Christie's
8 November 2011, London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 08.11.2011

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A RHINOCEROS HORN 'SQUIRRELS AND GRAPES' LIBATION CUP

A RHINOCEROS HORN 'SQUIRRELS AND GRAPES' LIBATION CUP
17TH CENTURY
A RHINOCEROS HORN 'SQUIRRELS AND GRAPES' LIBATION CUP 17TH CENTURY Finely carved as large overlapping leaves with tips folded over the rim, decorated to the exterior with a continuous scene of squirrels clambering amidst

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 100.000 £ - 150.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A VERY RARE RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

A VERY RARE RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
17TH CENTURY
A VERY RARE RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP 17TH CENTURY Exquisitely carved around the exterior with a continuous scene from Xixiang ji , ( The Romance of The Western Chamber ), with two female figures dressed in long robes, the reverse with two

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 200.000 £ - 300.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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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 Carved in naturalistic form, the base with a stylised rockwork design below an elongated tapering tip, the horn of a deep toffee tone 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A SMALL PEAR-SHAPED IVORY VASE AND STAND

A SMALL PEAR-SHAPED IVORY VASE AND STAND
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
A SMALL PEAR-SHAPED IVORY VASE AND STAND QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) Applied around the gently bulbous body with six stylised shou characters on a ground of overlapping waves, the flaring neck carved with overlapping ruyi heads, the

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A PAIR OF IVORY 'QUAIL' BOXES AND COVERS

A PAIR OF IVORY 'QUAIL' BOXES AND COVERS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF IVORY 'QUAIL' BOXES AND COVERS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Each naturalistically hollowed and carved as a resting quail, the body and wings forming the cover, the head with wood-inlaid eyes looking up with a pierced open short beak, the

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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AN IVORY CARVING OF A SCHOLAR

AN IVORY CARVING OF A SCHOLAR
LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
AN IVORY CARVING OF A SCHOLAR LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY Modelled standing wearing long flowing robes and holding a flywhisk, the face with a serene expression and a long beard 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high, root-wood stand

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A MINIATURE IVORY RECTANGULAR PLAQUE

A MINIATURE IVORY RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A MINIATURE IVORY RECTANGULAR PLAQUE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Carved to one side with scholars seated at a table with attendants beside pine trees and a small bridge, the reverse with a seven-line inscription beside bamboo branches, followed by a

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A RARE IVORY LEAF-FORM BOX AND COVER

A RARE IVORY LEAF-FORM BOX AND COVER
QIANLONG SHANG WAN FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A RARE IVORY LEAF-FORM BOX AND COVER QIANLONG SHANG WAN FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Finely carved in the form of a large curled lotus leaf, the sides with large blooms and

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A ZITAN SHALLOW 'POMEGRANATE' DISH

A ZITAN SHALLOW 'POMEGRANATE' DISH
18TH CENTURY
A ZITAN SHALLOW 'POMEGRANATE' DISH 18TH CENTURY Carved and pierced with two butterflies to the interior, one side with a trailing fruiting stalk with prunus, pomegranates and gourds 7 in. (17.8 cm.) wide

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIRCULAR 'LOTUS' CENSER AND COVER

A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIRCULAR 'LOTUS' CENSER AND COVER
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIRCULAR 'LOTUS' CENSER AND COVER QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) Finely modelled in the form of a lotus bloom, the exterior with overlapping petals picked out in soft tones of pink, all

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL LANTERN AND STAND

A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL LANTERN AND STAND
18TH CENTURY
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL LANTERN AND STAND 18TH CENTURY The rectangular openwork frame enamelled with fish and conch shells amidst lotus blooms on scrolling leaves, the square stand with a band of crashing waves above the gently splayed foot and with a

Los #: 49

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL QUATREFOIL BOX AND COVER

A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL QUATREFOIL BOX AND COVER
QIANLONG INCISED FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL QUATREFOIL BOX AND COVER QIANLONG INCISED FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The box supported on a short recessed foot, vividly enamelled around

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL MODEL OF AN OX AND RIDER

A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL MODEL OF AN OX AND RIDER
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL MODEL OF AN OX AND RIDER 18TH/19TH CENTURY The robust beast finely modelled with its head turned sharply to one side with flaring nostrils and bulging eyes, the young man dressed in tight-fitting robes decorated with

Los #: 52

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PEAR-SHAPED VASE, HU

A LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PEAR-SHAPED VASE, HU
17TH CENTURY
A LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PEAR-SHAPED VASE, HU 17TH CENTURY Finely enamelled around the globular body, shoulder and neck with registers of large lotus blooms borne on leafy meandering scrolls, all supported on a tall splayed foot similarly

Los #: 54

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL AND...

A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL AND PAINTED SILK LANTERNS
18TH CENTURY
A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL AND PAINTED SILK LANTERNS 18TH CENTURY The detachable square top sections with canted corners and applied on each side with delicately painted silk

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 200.000 £ - 300.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BALUSTER VASES

A PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BALUSTER VASES
19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BALUSTER VASES 19TH CENTURY Each finely enamelled around the exterior with swallows in flight amidst large flowering branches emanating from a lappet band at the base, the slightly tapered foot with lotus

Los #: 59

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE

A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE
17TH CENTURY
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE 17TH CENTURY Decorated on the exterior and in the interior of the mouthrim with a meandering leafy lotus scroll, applied with four vertical notched flanges, the foot rim with a lotus lappet band 14 3/8 in

Los #: 62

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A SMALL CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'LOTUS POND' BASIN

A SMALL CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'LOTUS POND' BASIN
17TH CENTURY
A SMALL CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'LOTUS POND' BASIN 17TH CENTURY With gently rounded sides rising to a broad rim, the interior enamelled with two ducks swimming in a pond inhabited by fish, all beneath cranes in flight and lotus scrolls, the cavetto

Los #: 63

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DISH

A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DISH
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DISH MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY Of shallow form, decorated with a central shou character within a petal border, surrounded by a wide band of classic lotus scroll and two narrower bands of flowers and cloud scrolls to the rim, all

Los #: 64

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL AND GILT BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER ...

A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL AND GILT BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
17TH CENTURY
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL AND GILT BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER 17TH CENTURY The circular body supported on three elephant-head legs and brightly enamelled around the exterior with lotus blooms borne on meadering scrolls, the open

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CONJOINED VASE AND COVER

A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CONJOINED VASE AND COVER
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CONJOINED VASE AND COVER 18TH/19TH CENTURY Brightly enamelled around the bulbous body with two cartouches to either side, one enclosing birds perched on gnarled blossoming prunus branches amidst peony bushes

Los #: 67

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A PAIR OF RARE GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'FOREIGNER' ...

A PAIR OF RARE GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'FOREIGNER' PRICKET CANDLESTICKS
18TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF RARE GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL 'FOREIGNER' PRICKET CANDLESTICKS 18TH CENTURY Each figure finely cast seated on a waisted hexagonal base, kneeling on one bended knee with the foot of the

Los #: 68

Schätzpreis: 80.000 £ - 120.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNÉ AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL '...

A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNÉ AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL 'LOTUS POND' JARDINIÈRES
JIAQING PERIOD (1796-1820)
A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNÉ AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL 'LOTUS POND' JARDINIÈRES JIAQING PERIOD (1796-1820) Each of globular form, applied around the exterior with four circular

Los #: 69

Schätzpreis: 100.000 £ - 150.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE, HU

A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE, HU
18TH CENTURY
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE, HU 18TH CENTURY Decorated to the globular body with a wide band including two pairs of confronting dragons with stylised lotus blooms with leafy tendrils, the shoulders with a meandering stylised lotus scroll repeated on the foot

Los #: 70

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A LARGE AND FINELY CARVED PALE CELADON JADE MARRIAGE BOWL

A LARGE AND FINELY CARVED PALE CELADON JADE MARRIAGE BOWL
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
A LARGE AND FINELY CARVED PALE CELADON JADE MARRIAGE BOWL QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The deep bowl with steep rounded sides, flanked by a pair of monster-mask handles detailed with bulging eyes, long horns

Los #: 71

Schätzpreis: 350.000 £ - 450.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A WHITE JADE VASE, GU

A WHITE JADE VASE, GU
QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER FANG GU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A WHITE JADE VASE, GU QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER FANG GU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Of slightly flattened form, carved to the central section with taotie masks in shallow relief, between bands

Los #: 72

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A PALE GREEN JADEITE 'LOTUS LEAF' BRUSH WASHER

A PALE GREEN JADEITE 'LOTUS LEAF' BRUSH WASHER
19TH CENTURY
A PALE GREEN JADEITE 'LOTUS LEAF' BRUSH WASHER 19TH CENTURY Of triangular form and modelled as a curled lotus leaf, carved to the exterior with a blooming lotus bud and narrow leaves, all issuing from long thick stems tied to the side and

Los #: 74

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A DARK CELADON JADE LOBED FORM WEIGHT

A DARK CELADON JADE LOBED FORM WEIGHT
17TH/18TH CENTURY
A DARK CELADON JADE LOBED FORM WEIGHT 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of upright inwardly-lobed form rising to a point at the top, incised with dragons at the tip, the base with an archaic-style four-character mark, the stone of a mottled greyish-celadon

Los #: 75

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A PAIR OF SPINACH-GREEN JADE WINE CUPS

A PAIR OF SPINACH-GREEN JADE WINE CUPS
QIANLONG INCISED AND GILT FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A PAIR OF SPINACH-GREEN JADE WINE CUPS QIANLONG INCISED AND GILT FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Each cup with deep sides rising to a flaring mouth rim

Los #: 78

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011

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A LARGE CORAL 'PHOENIX AND LADIES' CARVING

A LARGE CORAL 'PHOENIX AND LADIES' CARVING
19TH CENTURY
A LARGE CORAL 'PHOENIX AND LADIES' CARVING 19TH CENTURY The coral carved with three standing figures including two ladies and a boy, one lady depicted carrying a vase and the boy holding a flowering peony branch, all riding on the back of a

Los #: 79

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 08.11.2011