London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A Japanese bronze and enamel tripod censor
of compressed globular form, a band of champleve lappets around the body, pierced mythical bird handles, the cover mounted with a large finial in the form of a karashishi -- 7½in. (19cms) high; a small Japanese square gold ground lacquer box, the cover decorated with a landscape scene, nashiji interior; a Chinese soapstone brush washer in the form of a lotus leaf; and a Cantonese enamel tea caddy and cover reserved with birds, butterflies and insects amid fruit and flower sprays on a blue ground and two panels of figures at leisure -- 5¼in. (13.4cms) high max, (damages).
See Illustration For Part Lot. (4)
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 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England