RESULTS - Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Parts I & II

New York

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Parts I & II

 New York, 20-21 March 2014, Sale #2830

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]


469 lots sold

Total: $27,401,250/£16,714,763/€20,002,913

    82% sold by lot

574 lots offered

£0.61= $1 / € 0.73=$1

76% sold by value



Estimate ($)

Price Realized



A Rare Celadon-Glazed Relief-Decorated Archaistic Vase 
Qianlong Seal Mark In Underglaze Blue and of the period (1736-1795). 

600,000 - 800,000




US Private


A Very Rare Celadon-Glazed Relief-Decorated Baluster Vase, Qianlong Seal Mark in Underglaze Blue and of the period (1736-1795). 

400,000 - 600,000




US Private


A Very Rare Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, Quanyi, 17th/18th century. 

750,000 - 850,000




Asian Private


A Rare Pair Of Large Huanghuali Traveling Scholar's Bookcases, Tushuxinggui, late Ming/early Qing dynasty, 17th century. 

500,000 - 700,000




Asian Private


A Bronze Ritual Tripod Food Vessel, Ding, late Shang/early Western Zhou dynasty, 12th-11th century BC.

80,000 - 120,000




Asian Private


A Rare Simulated Gold And Silver-Inlaid Bronze Tripod Bowl, Qianlong Relief-Carved Seal Mark and of the period (1736-1795). 

200,000 - 300,000




Asian Trade


A Bronze Ritual Tripod Food Vessel, Ding, late Shang dynasty, 12th/11th century BC. 

100,000 - 150,000




Asian Private


A Set Of Four Huanghuali 'Southern Official's Hat' Armchairs, Nanguanmaoyi, 17th/18th century. 

300,000 - 500,000




Asian Private


Tianhuang Rectangular Seal, 17th/18th century. 

50,000 - 70,000




Asian Private


A Rare Pair Of Huanghuali Low-Back Armchairs, Meiguiyi, 17th/18th century. 

450,000 - 600,000




Asian Private

Michael Bass, Head of Department, Chinese Works of Art, New York, said, “This was an exceptional sale season for Chinese works of art at Christie’s, New York. In addition to the remarkable success of our first Pan-Asian sale, The Sublime and the Beautiful: Asian Masterpieces of Devotion, the results of the Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale emphasized the strength of the market in a wide range of categories. Our top lot, the rare celadon-glazed archaistic vase, Qianlong mark and period, more than doubled its estimate to $1.45 million, and other outstanding Qing mark-and-period monochrome porcelains achieved strong results, well in excess of their pre-sale estimates. Other categories, including archaic bronzes, early pottery, jades, and snuff bottles, also saw continued strength.”

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Next Sale: 13 May 2014, London, The C.Philip Cardeiro Collection Of Chinese Art

13 May 2014, London, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works Of Art

16 May 2014, London, Chinese


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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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