RESULTS: Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

310 lots sold

Total: £5,034,200 /$7,667,087 /€5,955,459

     92% sold by lot

336 lots offered

$1.523 = £1 / €1.183 = £1

    97% sold by value

 

Lot  

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

1317 

A carved and pierced jadeite tripod censer and cover

10,000 - 15,000

£253,875  

$386,652

€300,334

Asian Trade

1324

A sancai glaze taotie mask bulb bowl, Zhengde four-character mark (1506-21)

3,000 - 5,000

£205,875 

$313,548

€243,550

Asian Trade

1257

Eight ceramic snuff bottles , 18th/19th  century

3,000 - 5,000

£109,875 

$167,340

€129,982

Asian Trade

1374

A pair of huanghuali low back chairs, Meiguiyi , 18th century

3,000 - 5,000

£103,875

$158,202

€122,884

Asian Trade

1411

A jadeite and coral-mounted Edward I farmer silver box, 19th/early 20th century

8,000 - 12,000

£103,875

$158,202  

€122,884

Asian Trade

1302

A Daoist album of landscape paintings, 18th/19th century

2,000 - 3,000

£97,875

$149,064

€115,786

Asian Private

1474 

A pale celadon and spinach-green jade table screen and stand

4,000 - 6,000

£91,875 

$139,926

€108,688

Asian Private

1333

A copper red stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-95)

2,000 - 3,000

£71,475

$108,856

€84,555

UK Trade

1386

A huanghuali rectangular table, 18th century

3,000 - 5,000

£67,875

$103,374

€80,296

Asian Private

1394

A blue and white 'landscape' rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

10,000 - 15,000

£67,875  

$103,374  

€80,296

Asian Trade

             

 

Jeremy Morgan, Director, Head of Department, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Christie’s South Kensington:This sale focused on high quality works from the largest array of private European and Asian titled collections offered to date in the category at South Kensington. These works attracted the most online registrants for a Chinese sale at Christie’s worldwide; 34% of lots were bought or underbid online using Christie’s LIVETM. The large selection of huanghuali and zitan furniture and scholars’ objects created widespread pre-sale excitement which translated in to the competitive bidding which was evident throughout all sections of the sale. This auction highlighted the continuing strength of demand from international collectors for fine white jade and jadeite carvings. We were also pleased to see renewed appreciation for the fine robes and textiles featured. This sale brought the combined total for Chinese Art at South Kensington this week to £7,364,150 (15th and 17th May), concluding the spring season of Asian Art at Christie’s in London. We now look forward to the upcoming Asian Art sales at Christie’s in Hong Kong and Paris, at the end of May and early June.

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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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