Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The Irving Collection Day Sale

Christie's
New York

Datum der Auktion: 21.03.2019

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A SILVER-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF GANESHA

A SILVER-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF GANESHA INDIA, HIMACHAL PRADESH, 10TH-11TH CENTURY Seated in lalitasana on the backs of two addorsed lions, holding his broken tusk and a bowl of sweets in his primary hands and a goad and a noose in the others, adorned with a sacred thread across his prominent

Los #: 1101

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A SILVER- AND COPPER-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF A BUDDHA

A SILVER- AND COPPER-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF A BUDDHA WESTERN TIBET, 11TH-12TH CENTURY Seated in vajrasana upon a rectangular throne decorated with lotus petals below addorsed lions and a draped textile, the broad chest partially wrapped in a diaphanous robe with an incised diaper pattern along the

Los #: 1102

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A ROCK CRYSTAL BHAIRAVA KILA

A ROCK CRYSTAL BHAIRAVA KILA NEPAL, 18TH CENTURY OR LATER The finial topped with a half- vajra and the heads of three deities, above an eight-pronged vajra and three additional animal-form faces, and a two-layered round of lotus pads stacked above the tripartite blade, with snakes meandering down

Los #: 1103

Schätzpreis: 25.000 $ - 35.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF GUHYASAMAJA AKSHOBYAVAJRA

A COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF GUHYASAMAJA AKSHOBYAVAJRA NEPAL, 18TH-19TH CENTURY Seated in dyanasana with consort Sparshavajri in his arms, their central faces gazing at each other, surmounted by jeweled crowns, each with a vajra and bell in their primary hands and various implements in the others

Los #: 1104

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF DEVI

A BRONZE FIGURE OF DEVI INDIA, PROBABLY ORISSA, 17TH CENTURY OR LATER Standing with the right leg crossed over the left, clad in a short dhoti and adorned with armlets and necklaces, the round face with large almond-shaped eyes and flanked by circular earrings, the hair arranged in a short bun

Los #: 1105

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A RARE ENAMELED OCTAGONAL STAND

A RARE ENAMELED OCTAGONAL STAND NORTH INDIA, MUGHAL PERIOD, EARLY 18TH CENTURY Raised on eight bulb-form legs with spreading feet, the sides flaring to the rim, all richly enameled in green, red, yellow and white with foliate motifs 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) wide, 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high Provenance

Los #: 1106

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A SANDSTONE FIGURE OF A MALE DEITY

A SANDSTONE FIGURE OF A MALE DEITY KHMER, ANGKOR PERIOD, ANGKOR WAT STYLE, 12TH CENTURY Clad in a short sampot carved with parallel pleats and secured with a jeweled belt and with a double-butterfly sash in front, his rounded face with delicately outlined lips and long pendulous earlobes, the hair

Los #: 1107

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A SANDSTONE FIGURE OF A FEMALE DEITY

A SANDSTONE FIGURE OF A FEMALE DEITY KHMER, BAPHUON STYLE, 11TH CENTURY Dressed in a long sampot with pendent fish-tail pleat secured with a simple belt tied at the waist, the face with wide mouth and heavy-lidded eyes, the hair finely delineated with the locks arranged in a bun and secured with a

Los #: 1108

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A SPINACH-GREEN JADE ''HILL'' CENSER AND COVER, BOSHANLU

A SPINACH-GREEN JADE "HILL" CENSER AND COVER, BOSHANLU CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY The censer with a rounded bowl carved with a band of archaistic bird design and raised on a spreading pedestal foot carved in relief with further archaistic decoration, the cover carved and pierced in the

Los #: 1109

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

A LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY Raised on three columnar legs, the sides of the vessel and cover finely carved with archaistic decoration of alternating stylized taotie masks and pairs of stylized dragons separated by an undulating band, the

Los #: 1110

Schätzpreis: 50.000 $ - 70.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A RARE AND FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE ''BRIDGE SCENE'' BRUSH REST AND...

A RARE AND FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE "BRIDGE SCENE" BRUSH REST AND SPINACH-GREEN JADE BASE CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY Intricately carved with a scene of figures crossing a bridge between the leafy branches of trees on the sides, with two fishermen in a sampan below, the stone of even

Los #: 1111

Schätzpreis: 80.000 $ - 120.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A LARGE CREAMY GREYISH WHITE AND PALE BROWN JADE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD VESSEL, JIA

A LARGE CREAMY GREYISH WHITE AND PALE BROWN JADE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD VESSEL, JIA CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY The shape based on that of Shang dynasty bronze prototypes, carved on the sides of the body with taotie masks centered on and separated by notched flanges and raised on three tall

Los #: 1112

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A WHITE JADE GU -FORM VASE

A WHITE JADE GU -FORM VASE CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY Constructed in three sections, the midsection carved with taotie masks, the neck and foot carved with scroll-filled blades, all bisected by notched flanges, the semi-translucent stone of even tone 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high Provenance

Los #: 1113

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A PALE GREENISH WHITE JADE CARVING OF A ''BUDDHA'S HAND'' CITRON

A PALE GREENISH WHITE JADE CARVING OF A "BUDDHA'S HAND" CITRON CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY Naturalistically carved as a "Buddha's hand" citron borne on a leafy, gnarled branch, the well-polished stone of pale greenish white tone with mottled white inclusions 7 in. (17.8 cm.) long Provenance

Los #: 1114

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A SMALL WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR TABLE SCREEN

A SMALL WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR TABLE SCREEN CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY Carved on both sides with scholars and attendants amidst trees in a mountainous retreat, with an attendant carrying a qin approaching two scholars on one side and a scholar and an attendant on the reverse, with a pavilion

Los #: 1115

Schätzpreis: 80.000 $ - 120.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A PALE GREENISH WHITE JADE BOULDER

A PALE GREENISH WHITE JADE BOULDER CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY One side carved with three scholars traveling through a mountainous landscape amidst pine and prunus trees below a pavilion at the top, the reverse with a deer below pine and a crane perched on a rock above, the stone of pale

Los #: 1116

Schätzpreis: 50.000 $ - 70.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A PAIR OF LARGE PALE GREENISH GREY JADE RUYI SCEPTERS

A PAIR OF LARGE PALE GREENISH GREY JADE RUYI SCEPTERS CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY The handles carved in mirror image with a blossoming prunus branch and a bat grasping wannianqiang ( rhodea japonica ), a pun for "ten thousand years", in its mouth, and the ruyi -form heads carved with a

Los #: 1117

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A PALE GREENISH WHITE JADE FACETED GU -FORM VASE

A PALE GREENISH WHITE JADE FACETED GU -FORM VASE CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY Raised on a base of rolling waves from which rises vapor that supports one foot of the large dragon climbing towards the rim on one side in pursuit of a flaming pearl on the opposite side, the stone of even pale tone

Los #: 1118

Schätzpreis: 50.000 $ - 70.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A LARGE INSCRIBED BROWN AND GREY JADE BOULDER

A LARGE INSCRIBED BROWN AND GREY JADE BOULDER CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY Vertically oriented and carved on the front with a figure carrying an umbrella walking on a rocky ledge, with two figures in a pavilion above, all below a lengthy, gilt-highlighted poetic inscription on a rock face

Los #: 1119

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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AN EMERALD-GREEN AND PALE GREYISH GREEN JADEITE CENSER AND COVER

AN EMERALD-GREEN AND PALE GREYISH GREEN JADEITE CENSER AND COVER CHINA, 19TH- EARLY 20TH CENTURY The body raised on three animal-mask and paw feet and carved on the sides with archaistic scrolls, flanked by a pair of dragon-head handles suspending loose rings, the cover similarly carved below the

Los #: 1120

Schätzpreis: 70.000 $ - 90.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A RED AND BLACK TIXI LACQUER BOWL

A RED AND BLACK TIXI LACQUER BOWL CHINA, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The sides carved through layers of red and black lacquer with two bands of ruyi -head pommels above a band of xiangcao scroll, the interior and base inset with silver liners 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Provenance Ralph M. Chait

Los #: 1121

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A LARGE BLACK TIXI LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER

A LARGE BLACK TIXI LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER CHINA, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The cover carved through layers of red and black lacquer with a central star-like motif surrounded by pommel scroll, the sides carved en suite 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Provenance Klaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, 1992. The

Los #: 1122

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A BLACK AND RED TIXI LACQUER SHALLOW SQUARE BOX AND COVER

A BLACK AND RED TIXI LACQUER SHALLOW SQUARE BOX AND COVER CHINA, YUAN-MING DYNASTY (1279-1644) Carved through layers of black and red lacquer on the cover and sides with an overall design of ruyi -shaped pommel scrolls, those on the top of the cover surrounding a decorative motif 5 3/8 in. (13.7

Los #: 1123

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A CARVED BLACK LACQUER CIRCULAR DISH

A CARVED BLACK LACQUER CIRCULAR DISH CHINA, YUAN-EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH CENTURY The shallow dish well carved with two long-tailed birds in flight amidst a leafy branch bearing four large camellia blossoms and buds, the exterior encircled by a band of xiangcao scroll, a later-added six-character

Los #: 1124

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A CARVED BLACK AND RED LACQUER SQUARE ''BIRDS'' TRAY

A CARVED BLACK AND RED LACQUER SQUARE "BIRDS" TRAY CHINA, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) With indented corners, the interior carved with two birds in flight amidst a flowering peach branch bearing six peaches of different sizes, the exterior carved with leafy camellia branches 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) wide

Los #: 1125

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A RARE CARVED BLACK LACQUER CIRCULAR DISH

A RARE CARVED BLACK LACQUER CIRCULAR DISH CHINA, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The interior well carved with two three-clawed dragons separated by the long, rippling ends of two bows "tied" either side of the narrow, raised, petal border encircling the central diaper medallion, all amidst a dense ground

Los #: 1126

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A CARVED RED LACQUER SQUARE ''DRAGON'' BOX AND COVER

A CARVED RED LACQUER SQUARE "DRAGON" BOX AND COVER CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY With indented corners, the top of the cover intricately carved with three five-clawed dragons encircling a flaming pearl amidst crashing waves within a key-fret border, with further crashing waves on the sides of

Los #: 1127

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A TIXI LACQUER CIRCULAR CUP STAND AND A SMALL CARVED RED LACQUER BOX AND COVER

A TIXI LACQUER CIRCULAR CUP STAND AND A SMALL CARVED RED LACQUER BOX AND COVER CHINA, YUAN-MING DYNASTY (1279-1644) The cup stand, carved with a central foliate motif within a raised ring and bead border surrounded by a field of pommel scroll below a band of petals on the sides, repeated on the

Los #: 1128

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A CARVED RED LACQUER 'DRAGON' BOWL

A CARVED RED LACQUER 'DRAGON' BOWL CHINA, MING DYNASTY, JIAJING INCISED AND GILT SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566) Carved on the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons amongst leafy flowering peony branches, between a floral diaper border on the rim and a stylized lappet band

Los #: 1129

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019

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A QIANGJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER SQUARE TRAY

A QIANGJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER SQUARE TRAY CHINA, MING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY Decorated in filled-in lacquer incised on the interior with five cranes amidst pine trees below leafy branches and stems of camellia, rose, chrysanthemum and morning glory in the well, the incising gilded, the exterior

Los #: 1130

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 21.03.2019