London, South Kensington
15 May 2009
A GREY CELADON AND RUSSET JADE BOY GROUP, QIANLONG (1736-1795)
carved with two boys smiling at each other, one holding a ruyi sceptre, the other carrying a lotus spray on his back - 2in. (5.1cm.) high, wood stand.
From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
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.
Christie’s specialists showcase their favourite pieces from the Hong Kong Spring Auctions, 25-30 May 2018
Explore the outstanding works offered in Christie’s New York’s Classic Week, now on view in our galleries at Rockefeller Center
As well as keeping the bed cool, ancient Chinese ceramic pillows made for auspicious gifts and warded off evil spirits
As Chinese Ceramics specialist Joan Ho explains, when it comes to porcelain, not all blues are the same
Jonathan Rendell, Christie’s ’story teller’ for The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, looks at a painting that gives him ‘goose-bumps’
Discover CoBrA, Basquiat, Polke and more at De Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam