RESULTS: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art


New York

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

New York – Thursday and Friday, September 13 & 14, 2012

Sale no: 2580 – Top Ten

[Sold figures include buyer’s premium. For full details see]






Lots Sold: 430

Lots Offered: 581

Sold by Lot: 74%

Sold by $: 86%

Exchange Rate: £0.61= $1 /  €0.76= $1





Estimate ($)


Purchase Price



A Rare Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, Zun
Late Shang/Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 12th-10th Century BC

200,000 - 300,000




Asian Trade


A Very Rare And Important Large Archaic Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, Zun
Late Shang Dynasty, 12th-11th Century BC

600,000 - 800,000




Asian Trade


A Rare Ge-Type Hu-Form Vase

Yongzheng Seal Mark In Underglaze Blue And Of The Period (1723-1735)

180,000 - 250,00




Asian Trade


A Superb Green Jade Brush Pot, Bitong Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

500,000 - 800,000




Asian Private


A Finely Carved Pale Greenish-White Jade 'Champion Vase' And Cover

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

50,000 - 70,000




Richard Littleton Asian Art


A Zitan And Nanmu Eight-Panel Screen
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

10,000 - 15,000




Asian Trade


A Rare Massive Blue And White Fish Jar

Jiajing Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue In A Line And Of The Period (1522-1566)

200,000 - 300,000




Asian Trade


A Pair Of Rare Blue And White 'Dragon' Vases, Ganlanping
Qianlong/Jiaqing Period (1736-1820)

20,000 - 30,000




Asian Trade


A Rare Peachbloom-Type Glazed Baluster Vase, Meiping, Yongzheng Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue Within A Double-Circle And Of The Period (1723-1735)

60,000 - 80,000




Asian Trade


A Bronze Ritual Food Vessel, Gui
Late Shang/Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 11th Century BC

80,000 - 120,000




Asian Private



Michael Bass and Noah Kupferman, Co-Heads of Department, Chinese Works of Art, New York, said: “The sale confirmed the in-depth strength of the market across all collecting categories notably for archaic bronzes and jade carvings with distinguished provenance.  Snuff bottles, a growing area of interest for collectors, performed well as did huanghuali furniture and Qing porcelain.  There was also a revived interested in early pottery.  Continuing Chinese and international interest was demonstrated by the consistent level of energy in the room.”

Press Contact

Sung-Hee Park, 212 636 2680

Date and Location of Next Sale

New York, 6 November 2012


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