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Auction Preview: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art at Christie’s, New York, Mar 22

A Very Rare Huanghuali Six-Poster Canopy Bed, Jiazichuang. Circa 17th-18th Century. Size 87 in. (221 cm.) high, 89 in. (226 cm.) wide, 62 in. (157.5 cm.) deep. Estimate: $ 1,000,000 - $ 1,500,000
(Courtesy: Christie's)

What: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Where: Christie’s, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020, USA

When: March 22, 2018, 02.00 PM

Public Viewing: March 16, 10.00 AM – 05.00 PM; March 17, 10.00 AM  – 05.00 PM; March 18, 01.00 PM – 05.00 PM, March 19, 10.00 AM – 05.00 PM, 20 Mar, 10.00 AM – 05.00 PM, 21 Mar, 10.00 AM – 02.00 PM

Top lots of the sale:

- A Very Rare Huanghuali Six-Poster Canopy Bed, Jiazichuang. Circa 17th-18th Century. Size 87 in. (221 cm.) high, 89 in. (226 cm.) wide, 62 in. (157.5 cm.) deep. Estimate: $ 1,000,000 - $ 1,500,000

- A Rare and Exceptional Celadon-Glazed Relief-Decorated Bottle Vase. Qianlong Six-Character Seal Mark In Underglaze Blue And Of The Period (1736-1795). Estimate: $ 800,000 - $ 1,200,000

- A Superb and Very Rare Pair of Huanghuali Square-Corner Cabinets, Fangjiaogui. Circa 17th-18th Century. Size 70 7/8 in. (179.9 cm.) high, 47 ¼ in. (120 cm.) wide, 21 5/8 in. (54.9 cm.) deep. Estimate: $ 800,000 - $ 1,200,000

- A Very Rare and Important Large Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, Lei Middle Western Zhou Dynasty, 10th Century BC. Size 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate: $ 400,000 - $ 600,000

- A Large and Rare Boxwood-Inlaid Huanghuali Twelve-Panel Screen, Weiping. Circa 18th-19th Century. Size 133 ¼ in. (338.5 cm.) high, 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm.) wide, 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm.) deep. Estimate: $ 400,000 - $ 600,000

- A Magnificent Sancai-Glazed Pottery Figure of a Bactrian Camel and a Foreign Groom. Circa Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907). Size Camel 33 in. (83.8 cm.) high; groom 24 ¼ in. (61.6 cm.) high.Estimate: $ 300,000 - $ 400,000

- A Huanghuali Rectangular Corner-Leg Table. Circa 17th-18th Century. Size 33 7/8 in. (86.2 cm.) high, 65 1/8 in. (165.4 cm.) wide, 19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) deep. Estimate: $ 300,000 - $ 500,000

- A Magnificent Pair of White Jade Bowls. Circa 18th Century. Size 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diameter. Estimate: $ 300,000 - $ 500,000

- A Rare Large Nanmu-Inset Huanghuali 'Official's Hat' Armchair, Sichutouguanmaoyi. Circa 17th-18th Century. Size 46 ½ in. (118.1 cm.) high, 24 ½ in. (62.2 cm.) wide, 22 ¼ in. (56.5 cm.) deep. Estimate: $ 200,000 - $ 300,000

- An Exceptional Pair of Massive Sancai-Glazed Pottery Guardian Figures. Circa Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907). Size 40 ½ and 38 in. (103 and 96.5 cm.) high. Estimate: $ 150,000 - $ 250,000

- A Rare Huanghuali Trestle-Leg Table, Qiaotou'an. Circa 17th Century. Size 36 1/8 in. (91.8 cm.) high, 74 ½ in. (189.2 cm.) wide, 19 7/8 in. (50.6 cm.) deep. Estimate: $ 150,000 - $ 250,000

- A Huanghuali Recessed-Leg Table, Pingtou'an. Circa 17th Century. Size 30 ¾ in. (78.2 cm.) high, 61 ¼ in. (155.8 cm.) wide, 21 ¾ in. (55.3 cm.) deep. Estimate: $ 150,000 - $ 250,000

- A Rare Gilt-Lacquered Wood Figure Of Buddha Enthroned. Circa 17th-18th Century. Size 30 ¼ in. (76.8 cm.) high. Estimate: $ 150,000 - $ 200,000

- A Very Rare Blue and White 'Peacock' Jar, Guan. Circa Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Size 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate: $ 120,000 - $ 180,000

- A Rare Wucai ‘Phoenix’ Double-Gourd-Form Wall Vase Wanli Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue Within A Double Rectangle And Of The Period (1573-1619). Size 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate: $ 120,000 - $ 180,000

For details, visit: https://www.christies.com

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