03 mars 2018

An exceptional gilt-bronze figure of Manjushri, Yongle mark and period (1403-1424)

Lot 107. An exceptional gilt-bronze figure of Manjushri, Yongle mark and period (1403-1424). Height 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. superbly cast in rounded fleshly volume, the bodhisattva seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus pedestal, the arms raised in dharmachakra mudra to the chest, holding two stalks of uptala lotuses rising up the shoulders and supporting a khadga and pustaka, the gracefully... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2018

Ralph M. Chait Galleries at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Imperial Chinese Rouge de Fer Glazed Porcelain Birthday Dish. China, Kangxi period, ca. early 18th century. Porcelain. Diameter: 6 ¾ inches (17 cms) © Ralph M. Chait Galleries Decorated in the center with four characters reading: Hong Fu Qi Tian:  “Happiness as Vast as Heaven”; surrounded with finely incised decoration of two Imperial Five Clawed dragons amidst cloud and flame scrolls.  The rim, with bats in rouge de fer to convey good fortune. Apocryphal six character Chenghua Ming mark.... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2018

Buddhist Art at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Statue of Vajravarahi, Tibet, 16th-17th century. Zitan Wood, 30 cm high. © Buddhist Art Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 15th century. Bronze, 18 cm. © Buddhist Art Vasudhara, Nepal. Inscribed and dated 1633. Bronze, gilding. © Buddhist Art Head of Buddha. Khmer, Angkor Borei, 7th century. Sandstone, 20 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddhist Art. Exhibiting at Arader Galleries, 29 East 72nd Street, New York 10021. M +852 536 54644... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2018

Bardith Ltd at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Large blue and white bowl with landscape and floral decoration, circa 1700, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H 6.5 in. (17 cm). Asking price: €10.267,52. © Bardith Ltd Kangxi Chinese blue and white porcelain punch bowl, circa 1700. Painted in underglaze cobalt blue, the bowl is decorated to the exterior with alternating panels showing flowering fruit trees and scenes of mountains, along the seashore. The bowl has a traditional shape molded in the form of a lotus-flower, with a high side wall and a... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2018

BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Tea Bowl, Shino ware, early Edo period, 18th century. Height 3 in. (8 cm), Diameter 4 ¾ in. (12.4 cm) © BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt. Tomita Keisen (1879-1936) 冨田溪仙, Sketch of Dai Itoku-Myoo. Ink and color on paper. 77.6 x 55.2 cm (30  1/2 x 21 7/8 in.). © BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt. Suda Kokuta (1906-1990) 須田剋太, Void. Ink on paper. Dated 1989. 124 x 62.5 cm (48 3/4 x 24 1/2 in.). © BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt. Suda Kokuta (1906-1990) 須田剋太... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2018

A finely carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Peony' bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, Hongwu period (1368-1398)

Lot 102. A finely carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Peony' bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, Hongwu period. Height 13 in., 32.9 cm. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the elegantly proportioned pear-shaped body rising from a slightly splayed foot, sweeping up to a tall waisted neck rising to an everted lipped rim, the body boldly carved with four large peony sprays borne on an undulated stem also issuing furled leaves, above a broad lotus lappet band... [Lire la suite]

03 mars 2018

A rare large 'Longquan' celadon barbed 'Pomegranates' dish, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 101. A rare large 'Longquan' celadon barbed 'Pomegranates' dish, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century; Diameter 18½ in., 47.2 cm. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's sturdily potted, the shallow, widely flared sides rising from a tapered foot, alternately lobed and barbed inside and out into sixteen brackets, finely carved to the center with a pomegranate tree bearing two large fruits, one split to reveal the seeds within, and issuing blooming floral buds, all framed within... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2018

Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Stupa. China, Tibeto-Chinese style, Yuan, ca. early to mid-14th century. Mercury gilt copper alloy. Height: 16.7 cm (6.57 in.). © Dr. Robert R. Bigler Green Tara. China, Tibeto-Chinese. Yuan, 14th century. Gilt copper alloy. © Dr. Robert R. Bigler Vajra. Mercury gilt copper alloy. China, Tibeto-Chinese style. Ming, first quarter of the 15th century. Length: 17.7 cm (6.97 in). © Dr. Robert R. Bigler Brocade silk canopy depicting the... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2018

An incised Qingbai foliate-rim dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 535. An incised Qingbai foliate-rim dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is thinly potted with flaring sides rising to a slightly everted rim cut with six notches. The interior is freely carved with three geese swimming between three lotus blossoms, and the bowl is covered inside and out with a pale blue glaze which pools to a deeper color in the recesses. The base is... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2018

A carved Qingbai brush washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 534. A carved Qingbai brush washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The shallow washer is potted with short, flaring sides, and is carved in the interior with three peony blossoms borne on and enclosed within scrolling, leafy stems. The washer is covered overall with a pale blue glaze which pools to a darker color in the recesses, and stops below the unglazed rim, cloth box. ... [Lire la suite]