08 novembre 2018

A reticulated pale celadon jade 'Deer and Cypress' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 24. A reticulated pale celadon jade 'Deer and Cypress' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 22 cm, 8 5/8  in.. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 £ (21,474 €). © Sotheby's. of circular form, skilfully rendered in openwork around the central aperture depicting a pair of deer grazing amongst elaborate foliage including pine trees and flowering branches, standing on jagged rockwork, the stone of an even pale celadon tone. Provenance: Collection of Richard Drew... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A blue and white 'Floral' bell, Qing dynasty, 18th century 

Lot 2. A blue and white 'Floral' bell, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 22 cm, 8 5/8  in.. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 £ (21,474 €). © Sotheby's. the rounded body rising from a gently splayed foot to a domed top, painted and pierced to the top and around the body with large cash symbols, surrounded by meandering floral scrolls, all between a band of plantain leaves at the shoulder and a keyfret border at the foot. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A thangka depicting Mahakala, Tibet, 18th century

Lot 67. A thangka depicting Mahakala, Tibet, 18th century; 47 by 68 cm, 18 1/2  by 26 3/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 £ (22,906 €). © Sotheby's. depicted in alidhasana to the centre with a torana of fire behind, surrounded by other immortals, with handprints on the reverse. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM    
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08 novembre 2018

A 'zitan' incense stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 119. A 'zitan' incense stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 80 by 43 by 43 cm, 31 1/2  by 17 by 17 in. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 £ (22,906 €). © Sotheby's. of square form, raised on legs joined by stretchers and set with a shaped apron, the top intricately carved with panels of stylised florets against leiwen and wan diaper grounds and bordered with keyfret around the sides, further decorated across with panels of... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A carved cinnabar lacquer stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 118. A carved cinnabar lacquer stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820);  95.5 by 41.5 cm, 37 5/8  by 16 3/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 £ (22,906 €). © Sotheby's. of square form, raised on legs joined by stretchers and set with a shaped apron, the top intricately carved with panels of stylised florets against leiwen and wan diaper grounds and bordered with keyfret around the... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A cinnabar lacquer 'Buddhist lion' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 117.  A cinnabar lacquer 'Buddhist lion' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 18.2 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 £ (22,906 €). © Sotheby's. the cover delicately carved in varying levels of relief with three lions dancing around a brocade ball surrounded by auspicious emblems, their tufts of fur finely detailed, all reserved on a geometric diaper ground with the wan symbol, enclosed by a keyfret border... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A jade finger citron, Qing dynasty

Lot 145. A jade finger citron, Qing dynasty; 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 £ (24,338 €). © Sotheby's. the naturalistically carved 'Buddha's hand' attached to a leafy gnarled stalk, the 'fingers' extending and curling at the tips, the translucent stone of an attractive yellowish-green colour, later carved zitan stand. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM
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08 novembre 2018

A pair of 'huanghuali' and hardwood horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 124. A pair of 'huanghuali' and hardwood horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 95.8 by 65,8 by 59 cm, 37 3/4  by 25 3/4  by 23 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500  £ (25,769 €). © Sotheby's. each with curving toprail sloping down to the arms supported on serpentine side posts and terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the curved backsplat carved with a shoucharacter medallion, the back... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A bronze figure of Sitatapatr, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 63. A bronze figure of Sitatapatr, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 23,750 £ (27,201 €). © Sotheby's. cast seated in dhyanasana on a lotus pedestal base with cloth draped down the front, the left hand clutching a chatra, the body adorned with elaborate jewellery, wrapped with a bellowing celestial scarf around the shoulders and arms, the face of a benevolent expression framed by pendulous... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A small yellow lacquer 'peony' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 111. A small yellow lacquer 'peony' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 4.9 cm, 1 7/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 £ (31,496 €). © Sotheby's. of circular form, the box and cover meticulously carved in varied levels of relief through the ochre-yellow lacquer to the cinnabar-red layer below with a large peony bloom surrounded by leaves naturalistically bending and curling, the interior lacquered black. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08... [Lire la suite]
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