Results - Chinese Export Art

New York

Chinese Export Art

 New York, 27 January 2014, Sale #2816

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]


130 lots sold

Total: $3,034,750/£1,820,850/€2,215,368

    85% sold by lot

153 lots offered

£0.60= $1 / € 0.73=$1

 95% sold by value



Estimate ($)

Price Realized



A Rare Set Of Four Large Chinese Export Porcelain Nodding Head Figures, Qianlong period.

40,000 - 60,000




European Trade


A Chinese Export Porcelain 'Canton Famille Rose' Dinner Service, circa 1815.

25,000 - 40,000




UK Private


School Of Spoilum, The Viceroy Of Canton Receives Lord Macartney, Oil on canvas, circa 1794.

125,000 - 175,000




US Private


A Large Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Dinner Service, circa 1770.

70,000 - 100,000




South American Private


A Rare Chinese Export Porcelain 'Order Of The Cincinnati' Plate, circa 1785.

20,000 - 30,000




US Private


A Large Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Rose Dinner Service, circa 1770.

20,000 - 30,000






Studio Of Lamqua, 19th century, Ink and colors on paper, bound.

20,000 - 30,000




UK Trade


A Large Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Verte 'Provinces' Dish, circa 1720.

15,000 - 25,000




European Trade


A Large Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Rouleau Vase

Kangxi Period

10,000 - 15,000




US Private


A Large Pair Of Chinese Blue And White Porcelain Faceted Beaker Vases, Kangxi period.

30,000 - 50,000




Latin American Private

Becky MacGuire, Head of Chinese Export Art, commented, “The continued vitality of this classic collecting area was affirmed by the success of today’s sale.  It is exciting to see bidders from around the globe compete for goods that left China centuries ago on sailing ships – and fascinating to see a growing number of lots return to China.  Especially gratifying was the enthusiastic response to the top lot of the sale, the elegant set of four nodding head figures that brought $173,000. Two carefully-formed private collections of famille verte were also keenly appreciated by bidders here and abroad, with many lots exceeding their estimates.”

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Next Sale: 20 May 2014, New York, Connoisseur’s Eye

4 June 2014, London, Centuries Of Style, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures, Gold Boxes And Silver



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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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