Lot 8

Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Models of Monkeys with Vases

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000


5 x 3 3/4 x 2 in.

Note: A very similar single monkey in the Mottahedeh Collection was illustrated by Howard and Ayers, China for the West, Vol. II, p. 594, and sold Sotheby's New York 19 October 2000. Two other singles from the Copeland Collection are illustrated by W.R. Sargent, The Copeland Collection, p. 176-6, who cites a further single from the Ionides Collection; a pair from the Garbisch Collection was sold by Sotheby's at Pokety Farms, May 22, 1980, Lot 277.


Each with minor wear and a few small firing imperfections. One restored. Otherwise in good condition.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.