• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 158

    A selection of stone carvings, 19th and early 20th Century

    Price Realised  

    A selection of stone carvings, 19th and early 20th Century
    comprising two seals of rectangular form carved in shallow relief with figures in boats before blossoming trees and rockwork -- 4 3/8in. (11cm.) high max.; a creamy agate vase carved in the form of a tree section with trailing prunus branches -- 4¾in. (12.1cm.) high; an agate vase carved to the exterior with tree shrews and fruiting vine leaves; celadon jade carvings of a flattened twin handled baluster vase and of a demon standing on one leg; jadeite carvings of a standing attendant of a figure seated in a boat; and a crystal snuff bottle -- 4in. (10.2cm.) high max.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.