Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Christie's
18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 18.03.2009

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A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE HIBISCUS-FORM WATER POT

A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE HIBISCUS-FORM WATER POT
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE HIBISCUS-FORM WATER POT 18TH/19TH CENTURY Finely carved as a large hollowed hibiscus blossom and four smaller blossoms borne on a leafy, budding stem that forms the base, the translucent, well-polished

Los #: 401

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINE WHITE JADE SQUARE PENDANT

A FINE WHITE JADE SQUARE PENDANT
18TH CENTURY
A FINE WHITE JADE SQUARE PENDANT 18TH CENTURY The thick plaque of translucent, even white stone, well carved in shallow relief on one side with a young boy paddling a boat in tranquil flowing waters, the handled basket beside him filled with lingzhi and

Los #: 402

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE ELONGATED PENDANT

A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE ELONGATED PENDANT
18TH CENTURY
A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE ELONGATED PENDANT 18TH CENTURY Of elongated oval shape, carved in relief with a young boy balancing upon one foot atop swirling clouds, holding in his left hand a flaming pearl and in his right hand a billowing

Los #: 403

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PENDANT

A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PENDANT
18TH CENTURY
A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PENDANT 18TH CENTURY Finely carved in low relief on one side with a fruiting pomegranate branch and a spray of daylily, the reverse with a four-character inscription in seal script reading liukai baizi

Los #: 404

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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TWO WHITE JADE CIRCULAR PENDANTS

TWO WHITE JADE CIRCULAR PENDANTS
LATE QING DYNASTY
TWO WHITE JADE CIRCULAR PENDANTS LATE QING DYNASTY One carved on both sides with a central shuangxi (double happiness) medallion encircled by a band of C-scrolls and bosses, the other carved on one side with three recumbent rams ( san yang ) below

Los #: 405

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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TWO WHITE JADE PENDANTS

TWO WHITE JADE PENDANTS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
TWO WHITE JADE PENDANTS 18TH/19TH CENTURY One carved with a phoenix perched on one foot and with head turned back to look at the sun, the reverse with a raised four-character inscription reading zhi ri gao sheng (expressing a wish for speedy promotion), the

Los #: 406

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC ZUN-SHAPED VASE

A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC ZUN -SHAPED VASE
18TH CENTURY
A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC ZUN -SHAPED VASE 18TH CENTURY Of oval section, with raised notched flanges along the narrow sides and each main side to divide the taotie masks on the flared neck, the central section and the

Los #: 407

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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THREE JADE PLAQUES

THREE JADE PLAQUES
LATE MING/QING DYNASTY, 16TH-18TH CENTURY
THREE JADE PLAQUES LATE MING/QING DYNASTY, 16TH-18TH CENTURY Comprising a rectangular white plaque intricately carved and pierced with a pair of deer in a landscape with bamboo and pine trees; a greyish-white oval plaque boldly carved and

Los #: 408

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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THREE WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PENDANTS

THREE WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PENDANTS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
THREE WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PENDANTS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising two pendants carved with a scene of a sage carrying a staff crossing a foot bridge to a nearby pavilion situated by a large overhanging pine tree, the reverse of each with a

Los #: 409

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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THREE WHITE JADE PENDANTS

THREE WHITE JADE PENDANTS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
THREE WHITE JADE PENDANTS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising two rounded rectangular pendants, one carved with a blossoming prunus branch, a sprig of lingzhi , a narcissus bulb and a bat, the reverse with four-character inscription in seal script reading fu shou

Los #: 410

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A MAGNIFICENT SPINACH-GREEN JADE BRUSH POT, BITONG

A MAGNIFICENT SPINACH-GREEN JADE BRUSH POT, BITONG
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
A MAGNIFICENT SPINACH-GREEN JADE BRUSH POT, BITONG QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The thick cylindrical sides finely and deeply carved with scenes of Daoist immortals in a continuous dramatic mountain landscape, one scene

Los #: 411

Schätzpreis: 300.000 $ - 500.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A WELL-CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE RUYI SCEPTRE

A WELL-CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE RUYI SCEPTRE
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A WELL-CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE RUYI SCEPTRE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The ruyi head carved with a sinuous chilong with curling bifurcated tail peering inquisitively at a flaming pearl, a second chilong clambering along the arched handle

Los #: 412

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE PENDANT WITH TWO GOLDFISH

A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE PENDANT WITH TWO GOLDFISH
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE PENDANT WITH TWO GOLDFISH 18TH/19TH CENTURY Very finely carved as two fan-tailed goldfish swimming amidst a clamshell and a lotus blossom, the translucent, flawless stone of even white tone, strung on a

Los #: 413

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A WELL-CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PENDANT

A WELL-CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PENDANT
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A WELL-CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PENDANT 18TH/19TH CENTURY Well carved with lotus blossoms and leaves with upturned edges borne on sinuous curling stems which at the top are tied in a bundle to create the

Los #: 414

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINE SMALL WHITE JADE OPENWORK CARVING OF DOUBLE GOURDS

A FINE SMALL WHITE JADE OPENWORK CARVING OF DOUBLE GOURDS
18TH CENTURY
A FINE SMALL WHITE JADE OPENWORK CARVING OF DOUBLE GOURDS 18TH CENTURY Finely carved as three double gourds borne on a sinuous leafy vine, with a bat in flight to one side, the translucent stone of even white tone with some areas

Los #: 415

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A WELL-CARVED BLACK AND WHITE JADE OPENWORK PENDANT

A WELL-CARVED BLACK AND WHITE JADE OPENWORK PENDANT
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A WELL-CARVED BLACK AND WHITE JADE OPENWORK PENDANT 18TH/19TH CENTURY Cleverly carved incorporating the natural markings and two small russet patches in the stone to depict a cluster of intertwined mulberry and other fruits, as

Los #: 416

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A WELL-CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE OPENWORK PENDANT

A WELL-CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE OPENWORK PENDANT
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A WELL-CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE OPENWORK PENDANT 18TH/19TH CENTURY Carved in openwork with a squirrel clinging to a fruiting grape vine, the translucent stone of white tone with russet mottling, attached to a blue cord

Los #: 417

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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TWO WHITE JADE CARVINGS OF DOUBLE GOURDS

TWO WHITE JADE CARVINGS OF DOUBLE GOURDS
18TH CENTURY
TWO WHITE JADE CARVINGS OF DOUBLE GOURDS 18TH CENTURY One carved as two double gourds borne on a sinuous leafy vine, the other carved with a chilong clambering along the side of the larger of two double gourds borne on a leafy vine, both carved

Los #: 418

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINE AND UNUSUAL WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PENDANT

A FINE AND UNUSUAL WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PENDANT
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A FINE AND UNUSUAL WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PENDANT 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of rectangular shape with rounded corners, cleverly carved in shallow relief utilizing the sparse russet markings with a beetle perched on a leaf above a spider in

Los #: 419

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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THREE SMALL PALE GREY AND RUSSET JADE CARVINGS

THREE SMALL PALE GREY AND RUSSET JADE CARVINGS
18TH/19TH CENTURY AND LATER
THREE SMALL PALE GREY AND RUSSET JADE CARVINGS 18TH/19TH CENTURY AND LATER Each carved from pale grey stone with patches of russet color, one a thick, double-sided plaque carved on one side with a recumbent feline and an

Los #: 420

Schätzpreis: 2.800 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINELY CARVED LAVENDER AND EMERALD-GREEN JADEITE TWIN-FISH...

A FINELY CARVED LAVENDER AND EMERALD-GREEN JADEITE TWIN-FISH GROUP
A FINELY CARVED LAVENDER AND EMERALD-GREEN JADEITE TWIN-FISH GROUP Well carved in openwork with two catfish with curved bodies swimming amongst scrolling leafy stems bearing a large blossom, the semi-translucent stone of icy lavender

Los #: 421

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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FOUR SMALL JADE CARVINGS

FOUR SMALL JADE CARVINGS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
FOUR SMALL JADE CARVINGS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Comprising a pale greenish-white and russet openwork carving of a cluster of lotus flowers and leaves with curling edges; a pale greenish-white carving of a brocade ball and bat; a white carving of a sprig of

Los #: 422

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A WELL-CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE OPENWORK PENDANT

A WELL-CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE OPENWORK PENDANT
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A WELL-CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE OPENWORK PENDANT 18TH/19TH CENTURY Boldly carved as a grouping of various scholarly objects including a qin , two scrolls, two stacks of books, and a pair of water pots, the translucent stone

Los #: 423

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A RUSSET-FLECKED PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

A RUSSET-FLECKED PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A RUSSET-FLECKED PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE 18TH/19TH CENTURY Carved overall in shallow relief with a poetic inscription in seal script referring to The Four Seasons and to Eternity, the base incised with a

Los #: 424

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A MOTTLED GREEN JADEITE CARVING OF TWO BUDDHISTIC LIONS

A MOTTLED GREEN JADEITE CARVING OF TWO BUDDHISTIC LIONS
A MOTTLED GREEN JADEITE CARVING OF TWO BUDDHISTIC LIONS Well carved in the round utilizing the bright green and paler green markings in the semi-translucent stone with a recumbent Buddhistic lion and its cub contesting a brocade ball 2 7/8 in

Los #: 425

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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AN UNUSUAL SMALL BLACK AND WHITE JADE CARVING OF THREE BUDDH...

AN UNUSUAL SMALL BLACK AND WHITE JADE CARVING OF THREE BUDDHISTIC LIONS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
AN UNUSUAL SMALL BLACK AND WHITE JADE CARVING OF THREE BUDDHISTIC LIONS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Ingeniously carved utilizing the natural greyish-black and white markings as two Buddhistic lions and a cub contesting

Los #: 426

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINELY CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE THUMB RING

A FINELY CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE THUMB RING
18TH/19TH CENTURY
A FINELY CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE THUMB RING 18TH/19TH CENTURY Carved in shallow relief with a sage holding a staff standing under a blossoming plum tree and looking off toward the distant hilly landscape, the translucent

Los #: 427

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A WELL-CARVED WHITE JADE OPENWORK THUMB RING

A WELL-CARVED WHITE JADE OPENWORK THUMB RING
18TH CENTURY
A WELL-CARVED WHITE JADE OPENWORK THUMB RING 18TH CENTURY Boldly carved as two dragons with intertwined scrolling bodies, the translucent stone of even white tone 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.) high

Los #: 428

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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A FINELY CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RING

A FINELY CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RING
18TH CENTURY
A FINELY CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RING 18TH CENTURY Carved in shallow relief with a scholar seated at his desk in front of an open window in a brick building, his attendant seated outside holding a fan and tending to a kettle

Los #: 429

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.03.2009

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TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RINGS

TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RINGS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RINGS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Both well carved in shallow relief, one with three scholars in a boat, a fourth man steering the craft toward a pavilion on the shore, the scene set beneath overhanging cliffs, a pine tree

Los #: 430

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.200 $

Datum: 18.03.2009