02 novembre 2018

A rare grey limestone votive stele, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 84. A rare grey limestone votive stele, Tang dynasty (618-907); 33.5 cm, 13 in. Estimate £40,000 - £0,000. © Sotheby's. octagonally facetted with alternating broad and narrow niches, the broad niche enclosing the Buddha seated on a pedestal base, wearing long flowing robes open at the chest and extending down over the edge of the base in deep U-shaped folds, flanked by similarly dressed standing Bodhisattva, the stone of a pale grey tone.  Provenance: Collection... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

Lot composé de trois pots, Vietnam, période Hán Việt, 111 BCE – 603 CE

Lot 9. Lot composé de trois pots, Vietnam, période Hán Việt, 111 BCE – 603 CE. Grès à couverte, H. 13,5 – 20 - 22 cm. Estimation: €250 - €350. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Paris.  (Éclats et manques) Arts d’Asie - Art Tribal chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 22 Novembre 2018 à 14h30. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13 – www.aaoarts.com. Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe Truong. Tel. : +33 6 31 34 40 59
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02 novembre 2018

A pair of inscribed and metal-mounted hongmu 'Official's hat' armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 121. A pair of inscribed and metal-mounted hongmu 'Official's hat' armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 117 by 61 by 46 cm, 46 by 24 by 18 in. Estimate £30,000 - £50,000. © Sotheby's. each with round yokeback toprail supported on slender round stiles extending to the back legs, the bulging armrests supported on serpentine side posts and 'gooseneck' front posts, the S-curved backsplat carved with the Tang Dynasty poem Wangyue huaiyuan by Hang Jiuling, above the rectangular seat set... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' corner-leg table, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 120. A 'huanghuali' corner-leg table, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 89 by 186.5 by 62 cm, 35 by 73 1/2  by 24 1/2  in. Estimate £30,000 - £50,000. Lot sold 40,000 £ (45,812 €). © Sotheby's. the panelled rectangular top supported on a straight waist and beaded apron, the square section legs terminating in hoof feet and joined by humpback stretchers. Note: Pleasing in proportions and elegant in form, tables of this type have been amongst the most admired since the late Ming dynasty... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A pair of 'huanghuali' and 'hongmu' square-corner compound cabinets, sijiangui, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 126. A pair of 'huanghuali' and 'hongmu' square-corner compound cabinets, sijiangui, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century;266 by 126.7 by 59.8 cm, 104 3/4  by 49 7/8  by 23 1/2  in. Estimate £60,000 - £80,000. Lot sold £106,250 (€121,688). © Sotheby's. each huanghuali-veneered cabinet of rectangular form, comprising a smaller top chest resting on a larger bottom one, the top cabinet of mitre, mortise, tenon, tongue-and-grooved flush floating-panel... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A fine 'huanghuali' and nanmu corner-leg table,17th-18th century

Lot 125. A fine 'huanghuali' and nanmu corner-leg table,17th-18th century; 82 by 204 by 65.5 cm, 32 1/4  by 80 1/2  by 25 3/4  in. Estimate £60,000 - £80,000. Lot sold £3,070,000 (€3,516,079). © Sotheby's. the panelled nanmu rectangular top supported on a straight waist and beaded apron, the elegant square-section legs terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Purchased from Albert Chan, Chan Shing Kee, 1982.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018,... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A Chinese silver dead-mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 26. A Chinese silver dead-mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125). H. 19.5 cm. Estimate: €5,000.00 - €7,000.00. Lot sold € 5.000. © AAG Modelled in the repoussé technique, with oval face, with well-defined mouth, aquiline nose with pierced nostrils and slit eyes, with remains of original gilding. Provenance: - Collection Michel Paciello, Venice (1999)- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam. Compare: - C. Deydier, Les Bronzes Chinoises, Paris 1980, p. 168, fig. 129 - [exhib. cat.] Schätze... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

Guanyin, Chine, dynastie des Yuan-Ming, 14° 15°siècle

Lot 24. Guanyin, Chine, dynastie des Yuan-Ming, 14° 15°siècle. Bois. H. 96 cm. Estimation: €30,000 - €40,000. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Paris. La divinité repose dans l’attitude dite d’aisance royale (Mâhârâjalîlasana), son avant bras gauche reposant sur son genou relevé. Un collier orfévré laisse retomber des pendeloques sur la poitrine, et une couronne à trois fleurons repose sur le front, entourant le chignon enroulé sur lui même. On notera les restes de polychromie et de dorure. Bien que faisant encore... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

Buste de figure gardienne de reliquaire Byeri Fang Mvaï, Gabon (Vallée du Ntem)

Lot 62. Buste de figure gardienne de reliquaire Byeri Fang Mvaï, Gabon (Vallée du Ntem). Bois. H. 29,5 cm. Estimation: €100,000 - €150,000. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Paris. Provenance: - Ancienne collection Jacob Epstein (1880 - 1959)- Collection de M. et Mme P. (Très probablement acquis de Charles Ratton vers 1963)- Transmis par descendance aux actuels propriétaires. Exposé/Reproduit: - Londres, The Arts Council of Great Britain, The Epstein Collection of Primitive andExotic Sculpture, 25 mars - 23... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A small Chinese 'hare's fur'-glazed and russet-decorated bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 35. A small Chinese 'hare's fur'-glazed and russet-decorated bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diam. 8 cm. Estimate: €10,000.00 - €15,000.00. Unsold. © AAG The bowl is potted with rounded sides raised on a short rim, covered with a lustrous black glaze decorated with russet 'hare's fur' stripes and with reddish russet tending towards pale green stripes, stopping above the foot ending in a thick drop. Provenance: - E.W. Hendriks Oriental Art, Amsterdam (1996)- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam. ... [Lire la suite]
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