29 mars 2016

A superb Ying scholar’s rock, Song–Ming dynasty

Lot 2834. A superb Ying scholar’s rock, Song–Ming dynasty. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD (138,954 - 208,431 EUR). Lot sold 1,625,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. monolithic in stature, the magnificently wrought-out column of almost triangular section with each face displaying a distinct character, one side punctuated by chasms, another with mild furrows and a further with slight protrusions creating a swaying profile, with a clear metallic resonance when struck, the... [Lire la suite]

29 mars 2016

Li Huayi (B. 1948), Ensemble for stone, 1997

Lot 2845. Li Huayi (B. 1948), Ensemble for stone, 1997. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,200,000 HKD (208,431 - 254,749 EUR). Lot sold 2,240,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. signed LI HUAYI, dated 1997, and with one seal of the artist, ink and colour on paper, framed, 65.7 by 129.5 cm, 25 7/8  by 51 in. Provenance: Kaikodo, New York.A private Asian collection Exhibited: USA, New York, Kaikodo, In Concert: Landscapes by Li Huayi and Zhang Hong, 6-30 November, 1999,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2016

A rare purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Northern Song – Jin dynasty

Lot 2903, A rare purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Northern Song – Jin dynasty. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (231,590 - 347,385EUR EUR). Photo Sotheby's. well potted with gently rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, covered overall in a sky-blue glaze with a mottled splash of deep lavender tone to the interior, the glaze suffused with a pale crackle and transmuting to a mushroom tone around the rim, all resting on a neatly knife-pared foot unglazed revealing the buff-orange body... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2016

Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Vase de fleurs (vase of flowers)

Lot 262, Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Vase de fleurs (Vase of flowers). Signed in Vietnamese and Chinese. Oil on canvas, 90 by 116 cm; 35 1/4  by 45 1/2  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD (17,082 - 22,776 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.  Sotheby's. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Hong Kong, 04 avr. 2016, 10:00 AM
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29 mars 2016

Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Jeune femme au foulard blanc (Young woman with a white scarf)

Lot 252, Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Jeune femme au foulard blanc (Young woman with a white scarf). Signed in Vietnamese and Chinese and stamped with a seal of the artist. Ink and gouache on silk fixed on cardboard, 27.5 by 20 cm; 10 3/4  by 7 3/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD (17,082 - 22,776 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Collection, France Sotheby's. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Hong Kong, 04 avr. 2016, 10:00 AM
29 mars 2016

Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Après le déjeuner (after the lunch)

Lot 249, Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Après le déjeuner (after the lunch). Signed in Vietnamese and Chinese. Oil on silk fixed on board, 79 by 53 cm; 31 1/8  by 21 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD (13,666 - 20,499 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Wally Findlay Galleries, New YorkPrivate Collection, USA Sotheby's. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Hong Kong, 04 avr. 2016, 10:00 AM
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29 mars 2016

Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Nativité (The Nativity), 1943

Lot 244, Lê Phổ (1907-2001), Nativité (The Nativity). Signed and dated 43. Gouache on silk, 44.5 by 29.5 cm; 17 1/2  by 11 1/2 in. Estimate 125,000 — 185,000 HKD (14,235 - 21,068 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired by a high-level officer of the South Vietnamese regime before 1975Thence by descent to the Present Owner Private collection, U.S.A. Note: Much of the East and West creative dichotomy is visible in artworks created by Southeast Asian... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2016

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 98, A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$300,000 – HK$500,000 ($38,859 - $64,765). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The compressed body is raised on three conical supports and surmounted by a cylindrical neck rising to the flat, everted rim, with three narrow flanges beginning at a slight ridge on the shoulder and trailing down each leg. The censer is covered overall with a soft green glaze of even tone ending at the bottom of the legs to expose the pale grey ware... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2016

A fine and rare Longquan celadon ‘sanskrit’ dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 97, A fine and rare Longquan celadon ‘sanskrit’ dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate HK$180,000 – HK$250,000 ($23,316 - $32,383). Price realised HKD 375,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish is sturdily potted with angled sides rising from a circular foot to the flared rim, carved on the interior with a Sanskrit character within a circular single-line border, covered inside and out with a thick lustrous glaze of deep sea-green tone, with the exception of a ring on the base... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2016

A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 96. A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,772 - $10,362). Price realised HKD 137,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The compressed censer is supported on three animal-mask supports, and is carved freely with a floral scroll between two narrow registers of flower-head-form bosses. The censer is covered overall with a glaze of yellowish-olive green tone, with the exception of the unglazed centre and base. 15 in.... [Lire la suite]