29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 268. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century, 18.3 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  seated in lalitasana, wearing long flowing robes, the right hand raised in a gesture, the left resting on the left knee, the face with a serene downcast expression and hair ornately tied and set with jewellery and draped with a shawl  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017, 02:00 PM     

29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 267. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 35 cm, 13 3/4  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the standing bodhisattva with hands crossed, on a rocky base buffeted with waves, wearing a layered robe draped over softly rounded shoulders and opening at the chest to reveal a lotus necklace, the robe gathered at the waist in a loose knot,  the face with a benevolent and peaceful expression flanked by pendulous earlobes, the hair drawn up to a high chignon and... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A fine Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 107. A fine Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 27cm, 10 3/4  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  seated in lalitasana holding a scroll in the left hand, wearing long flowing robes, the face with a serene downcast expression and hair ornately tied and set with jewellery, with a matching pendant to the chest, the reverse impressed with a gourd-shaped He Chaozong mark  Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Budai, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 106. A Dehua figure of Budai, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 30.5 cm, 12 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  standing on a sack holding a peach in his outward stretched right hand, wearing long robes that have fallen open to reveal his front, the face with a joyous expression Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017, 02:00 PM  
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29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 105. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 26.5 cm, 10 1/2  in.  Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated in lalitasana holding a scroll in the left hand, wearing long flowing robes, the face with a serene downcast expression and hair ornately tied and set with jewellery, with a matching pendant to the chest, the reverse impressed with a gourd-shaped He Chaozong mark  Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 104. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 32.7 cm, 12 3/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. standing on a cloud scroll base and wearing long flowing robes, the hands clasped together in front of the waist, the face with a serene expression, the hair in a high chignon and draped with a cowl Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 103. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century, 33 cm, 13 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated in lalitasana on a rockwork base holding a scroll in the left hand, wearing long flowing robes, the face with a serene downcast expression and hair ornately tied and set with jewellery Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017, 02:00... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A fine Dehua figure of Budai, 17th century

Lot 102. A fine Dehua figure of Budai, 17th century, 25.5 cm, 10 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated in lalitasana on a pierced rockwork base and holding a pearl in the left hand, wearing flowing robes that open at the front, the face with a broad smiling expression.  Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017, 02:00 PM  ... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2017

A fine Dehua figure of Guandi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 101. A fine Dehua figure of Guandi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century, 25 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated on an animal skin, wearing flowing robes concealing his armour, the right hand raising his belt to reveal the floral tunic, the face with a severe expression and wearing an official's hat  Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017,... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Guandi on horseback, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 206. A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Guandi on horseback, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 27cm (10 5/8in) high. Estimate £2,500 - 3,500 (€3,000 - 4,100). Photo: Bonhams. The figure modelled wearing armour beneath his robe, wearing a cap with two braids falling on his shoulders, facing to one side and sitting astride a horse with full trappings. Provenance: an Italian private collection Note: Compare with a similar, but smaller, blanc-de-chine figure of Guandi on horseback, Kangxi, illustrated by... [Lire la suite]