Alain.R.Truong

22 août 2019

An unusual gilt-lacquered figure of Guanyin, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)   

Lot 410. An unusual gilt-lacquered figure of Guanyin, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13 1/16 in. (33.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Shown standing on a lotus base with head slightly turned and holding an offering in the outstretched hands, wearing a celestial scarf that drapes over the shoulders and arms before falling to the base either side of the bare feet, the long layered robes with flared sleeves decorated with foliate scroll border and... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2019

A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 398. A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 29,800. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The bodhisattva shown seated in a variation of rajalilasana, with right arm resting atop the bent right knee and a pearl held in the right hand while a vase is held in the left, wearing a beaded necklace and bracelets, a shawl that is draped over the shoulders and looped around the arms and... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

A gilt-wood figure of the seated Buddha, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 395. A gilt-wood figure of the seated Buddha, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Well carved seated in dhyanasana, wearing layered robes falling in crisp graceful folds around the body, the face with gentle, contemplative expression, with a gilded filet worn over the hair which is painted blue and falls in curls from the tonsured top of the head, applied overall in red and gold lacquer... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

Ming dynasty Bronze Statues sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 400. A magnificent large gilt-bronze figure of Manjusri, Da Ming Yongle nian shi incised six-character mark and of the period (1403-1425); 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 1,500,000. Price realised USD 1,049,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Very finely cast, seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with right hand raised brandishing a sword, the left hand holding a lotus flower supporting a book, wearing a long flowing dhoti gathered in folds around his feet... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Weituo, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 65. A gilt-bronze figure of Weituo, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 8 1/4  in., 21.1 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. standing with the feet wide, the hands clasped in front of the chest, and the gaze directed ahead, the sturdy body elaborately dressed in a long underrobe with brocade borders, an armored knee-length tunic, and a short silk jacket tied at the chest, as well as richly ornamented arm and shin guards, patterned boots, a bejeweled cap secured with a... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2019

Ming dynasty fahua cermics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 581. A fahua tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) across. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Raised on three cabriole supports, the compressed body decorated in slip with two large peony sprigs that continue up onto the cylindrical neck, all in turquoise and amber on an aubergine ground, wood stand. Property from the Collection of Neil and Sharon Phillips. Lot 582. An... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2019

Ming dynasty imperial yellow-glazed dishes sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 575. An imperial yellow-glazed dish, Hongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1488-1505); 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The well-potted, rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot ring, covered inside and out with a crackled glaze of pale lemon-yellow tone. Provenance: R.F.A. Riesco Collection, no. 193.  Note: Compare other Hongzhi-marked,... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

A rare kinrande three-tiered box and a cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 594. A rare kinrande three-tiered box and a cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The cover with a gilt-decorated lobed medallion reserved on an iron-red diaper ground scattered with blossoms, the sides with rectangular figural panels reserved on further diaper grounds, and the bottom section molded with a shaped apron in imitation of a stand, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

Ming dynasty Jade sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 418. A rare greenish-yellow and brown jade figure of a foreigner, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 3½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 67,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Well carved from a somewhat flatish pebble with a bearded foreigner wearing a conical hat and a long-sleeved tunic tied with a wide sash around the waist over a buttoned shirt, with his left arm bent behind his head as his holds a brocade ball to tease the young lion climbing up his right... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

A rare mottled grey and black jade figure of a foreigner, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-17th century

Lot 434. A rare mottled grey and black jade figure of a foreigner, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-17th century; 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) high.  Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 67,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Well carved from a somewhat flatish pebble as a standing figure with curly beard and mustache wearing a hood and a cloak over his long robes, holding a dog with fluffy tail and long hair, its head with small ears and flat nose raised towards the scowling face of the foreigner, the pale... [Lire la suite]