FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AT 888 AUCTIONS ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2013

RICHMOND HILL – Our September 12 auction FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORK OF ART will feature a Guangxu Period Dayazhai Grisaiile Decorated Bottle at lot 423 – The body of globular form below a columnar neck and straight rim. Decorated on the body with grisaille painted peonies on an Imperial Yellow ground and marked DAYAZHAI with the studio seal – TIANDI YIJIACHUN. The neck with bats, jeweled hangings and scrolling lotus vine in grisaille on a yellow ground, the base with a turquoise band of lotus. Base marked CHANGCHUN YONGQING – Eternal prosperity and enduring Spring.

Lot 423 Guangxu Period Dayazhai Grisaiile Decorated Bottle

Lot 423 Guangxu Period Dayazhai Grisaiile Decorated Bottle

Dayazhai style porcelains were a particular favourite of the Empress Dowager Cixi (1835 – 1908) who may have been personally involved in selecting subjects and colour combinations for important works. Only one other example of this design style appears to have been published and sold at auction – Christie’s Melbourne, 9 March 2006, Lot 119. H: 39.5 cm, Diameter of Neck: 9 cm, Diameter of body: 27 cm. Estimated at $30000 – $60000

Also highlighting the afternoon auction will be lot 170 an Important Chinese Emerald Green Jadeite Bangle $4000-$8000. Our August 12 sale had a similar bangle that had a floor bidder win the lot at a hammer price of $55000. The demand for quality Jadeite continues to surpass all estimates.

Other quality pieces of Jadeite can be found at:

Lot 198: Fine Chinese Emerald Green Jadeite Leaf Pendant
Lot 202: Chinese Emerald Green Jadeite Bat & Fruit Pendant
Lot 203: Icy Emerald Green Jadeite Pendant w Gemstones
Lot 205: Charming Icy Jadeite Carved Double Dragon Pendant
Lot 206: Icy Jadeite Kwanyin Pendant w Clear Gemstones
Lot 213: Charming Icy Jadeite Carved Sea Dragon Pendant
Lot 217: Charming Translucent Icy Jadeite Kwanyin Pendant
Lot 219: Charming Icy White Jadeite Pendant Carved Kwanyin
Lot 337: Jadeite Circular Pendant w Gemstones &18KGP Bail

For Painting collectors lot 86 features a Waterfall Painting Signed Li Ke Ran w Certificate

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