05 octobre 2018

Pot couvert en grès à glaçure beige, Vietnam, XIVe siècle

Lot 406. Pot couvert en grès à glaçure beige, Vietnam, XIVe siècle. H. 12 cm. D. 10 cm. Estimation : 80 € / 120 €. Courtesy Artprecium. Arts d'Asie chez Artprecium, Paris (France), le 05 Octobre 2018 à 12h

05 octobre 2018

A pair of small amber carvings of the Hehe Erxian, 18th century

Lot 1205. A pair of small amber carvings of the Hehe Erxian, 18th century; 2 ¾ and 2 5/8 in. (6.9 and 6.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each seated immortal has a jovial expression and wears long, flowing robes. One holds a flywhisk in his left hand and the other has an oval-shaped box resting on his lap. The semi-translucent amber has some opaque inclusions.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30 October... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2018

An amber group of immortals and attendants on a boat, 18th-19th century

Lot 1204. An amber group of immortals and attendants on a boat, 18th-19th century; 4 7/8 in. (12.2 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The group depicts the Eight Daoist Immortals on a log boat borne on crashing waves.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018
05 octobre 2018

A rare carved amethyst brush washer and stained ivory stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3402. A rare carved amethyst brush washer and stained ivory stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in.; overall 11.1 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate: 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD (USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. finely carved in the form of two adjacent lingzhi-shaped washers with a bat perched on one edge, borne on gnarled leafy stems issuing further smaller lingzhi heads with a chilong clambering atop, the beast with a... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2018

An amber figure of a lion, Qing dynasty

Lot 3365. An amber figure of a lion, Qing dynasty; 11.2 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate: 90,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (43,052 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. finely carved in the round as a recumbent lion with its head turned to the right and holding a brocade ball with his front paws, the beast portrayed with a pair of ferocious eyes between thick eyebrows and a prominent snout, the body centred with a protruding spinal column flanked by tufts of hair and terminating in a bushy tail,... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2018

A superbly carved amber 'Prunus' washer, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3357. A superbly carved amber 'Prunus' washer, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 11.4 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate: 300,000-500,000 HKD. Lot sold 337,500 HKD (43,052 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. carved in the form of an open prunus bloom with radiating veined petals and furled edges, the exterior exuberantly carved in openwork with intertwining stems issuing further flowering and budding prunus on the side and the base, the translucent material of a rich orange-brown tone, wood stand. Note: The... [Lire la suite]

05 octobre 2018

A finely carved and large amber boat with scholars, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3335. A finely carved and large amber boat with scholars, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 17.5 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate: 600,000-1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD (95,670 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the boat worked in the form of a substantial curved nodular log, extended to gnarled leafy branches issuing succulent peaches and blooming flowers on the raised end and around the exterior, the interior with two sages seated on either side of a long table with two cups and a qin,... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2018

A magnificent, large and rare amber figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3311. A magnificent, large and rare amber figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 23.5 cm, 9 1/4  in. Estimate: 1,000,000-1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD (159,450 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. standing with the hands folded before her belly, wearing long billowing robes hemmed with incised borders and further embellished by beaded tassels on the lower body, the bare chest adorned with a ruyi necklace and beaded tassels, the serene face with downcast eyes and a gentle... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2018

A superbly carved and rare lobed agate bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi–Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 3605. A superbly carved and rare lobed agate bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi–Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate: 800,000-1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD (159,450 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the luminous stone with natural swirls and ripples of scarlet red and yellow on a translucent ground, exquisitely carved with shallow rounded sides elegantly rising from a short foot to a rim divided into eight lobes meticulously accentuated with subtle yet defined ridges and... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2018

A rare bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Dali kingdom, 12th century

Lot 3686. A rare bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Dali kingdom, 12th century; 28.6 cm, 11 1/4  in. Estimate: 3,000,000-5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,720,000 HKD (474,523 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. cast seated on a shaped base with a band of pendent lotus petals below a frieze of studs, the figure depicted with the right hand raised and the left resting on the knee in bhumishparsha mudra, rendered draped over the left shoulder with loose garment, revealing the right shoulder and arm,... [Lire la suite]