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Auctions - USA & Canada

Marchant: Eight Treasures for the Wanli Emperor

Christie's
20 Rockefeller Center,
New York, USA
Sep 21, 2023


Detail: Marchant: Eight Treasures for the Wanli Emperor offers discerning connoisseurs the opportunity to collect masterworks of porcelain from the reign of emperor Wanli (1573-1620) upon the auspicious occasion of the 450th anniversary of his ascension to the throne. Leading the sale is The Keswick ‘Hundred Deer’ Jar, formerly in the collection of William Keswick (1834-1912), England, and estimated at $700,000-900,000. Other highlights include an exceptional pair of large wucai ‘garlic-mouth vases’ and a superb and exceptionally rare doucai ‘bajixiang’ bowl. Founded in 1925 by Samuel Sydney Marchant in London, Marchant is one of the world’s most venerable dealers of Chinese art and specializes in imperial Ming and Qing ceramics.

Viewing
15 Sep 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
16 Sep 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
17 Sep 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
18 Sep 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
19 Sep 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
20 Sep 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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Contact Email: info@christies.com
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