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Mercer House, Savannah - The Collection of the Late James A. Williams

by Sotheby's


401 lots

October 20, 2000

1334 York Avenue

at 72nd Street

New York, NY, 10021 USA

Phone: 00 1 212 606 7000

Fax: 0141 204 2502

Email: info@sothebys.com

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Lot 1: A PAIR OF CHINESE PORCELAIN FIGURES OF PHOENIXES

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Description: 19TH CENTURY each standing on an openwork rocky brown glazed base, with green wings, colorful neck feathers and an aubergine and yellow chest. First with head feather repair and missing part, neck also repaired, second with repair to head feather, legs and base. height 12 in. (30.5 cm.).

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Lot 2: A PAIR OF CHINESE GLAZED PORCELAIN FIGURES OF PHEASANTS

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Description: LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY each bird perched on a rocky base, with colorful plumage and gilt highlights, the body in reddish orange, the base in brown with white and orange spots. Some wear to colors and gilding, minor imperfection on one beak. height 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm.) PROVENANCE: Estate of Flora Whitney Miller, Sotheby's, New York, April 11th, 1987, sale 5588, lot 202.

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Lot 3: A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BEAKER VASE 19TH CENTURY

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Description: painted with precious objects between upper and lower lappet borders. Long crack to body, glaze chips and minor chips to lip, mounted as table lamp. height 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm.).

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Lot 4: A CHINESE ROSE MEDALLION PORCELAIN FLOOR VASE 19TH CENTURY

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Description: of shouldered ovoid form, enameled with reserves of figures at various pursuits alternating with exotic birds, insects and flowers, applied with a pair of double fu lion handles and with chilong crawling on the shoulder. Completely broken and with riveted and other repairs, with a hardwood stand. height 32 in. (81.3 cm.).

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Lot 5: AN EXPORT PORCELAIN CHINESE CABBAGE VASE EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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Description: realistically modeled with four large leaves and three smaller interior leaves, applied with two smaller cabbages at the side, the leaves with bright green tops, brown veins and white lower section, also enameled with butterflies and insects. Two leaves ground down at the rim on smaller cabbage, small repair to one large leaf at the tip. height 12 in. (30.5 cm.) PROVENANCE: Sotheby's London, April 22, 1969, lot 351.

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