19 novembre 2021

A rare blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' meiping, Yuan Dynaysty (1271-1368)

Lot 343.  A rare blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' meiping, Yuan Dynaysty (1271-1368); Height 40 cm, 15¾ in. Lot sold: 378,000 GBP (Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's robustly potted with high broad round shoulders sloping down towards the tapering ovoid body, painted in rich cobalt blue tones, the main register with a wide band enclosing a pair of scrolling dragons chasing flaming pearls to the centre, set between a further decorative band over the shoulder... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2021

A blue and white 'figural' meiping, Ming Dynasty

Lot 342.  A blue and white 'figural' meiping, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); Height 31.8 cm, 12½ in. Lot sold: 132,300 GBP (Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's robustly potted with a tall slender body with rounded shoulders sloping down towards the waisted foot, freely painted in 'windswept style' with a continuous scene depicting a scholar admiring a river landscape. Provenance: Christie's New York, 2nd June 1994, lot 278. Literature: Jean-Paul... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2021

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming Dynasty

Lot 339.  A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); Width 21.5 cm, 8¾ in. Lot sold: 20,160 GBP (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's the compressed globular body supported on three short feet and rising to a waisted shoulder and galleried rim with two upright handles, covered overall in a brilliant seafoam-green glaze, with a later Japanese lacquer cover. Sotheby's. Two Americans in Paris, The Collection of Sam and Myrna Myers, London, 4 November... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2021

A Longquan celadon garden seat, Ming Dynasty

Lot 338.  A Longquan celadon garden seat, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); Height 41 cm, 16¼ in. Lot sold: 10,080 GBP (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's of tapering barrel form, the sides carved with four reserves, each enclosing a flowering peony plant growing from leafy scrolling stems on a combed ground, all between bands of bosses, the top with a diaper medallion, covered overall in a pale sea-green glaze. Sotheby's. Two Americans in Paris, The Collection of Sam... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2021

Lion d’échiffre, Art Khmer, ca 12°-13°siècles

Lot 108. Lion d’échiffre, Art Khmer, ca 12°-13°siècles. Grès. 54 x 63 cm. Résultat €9 750 (Estimation: €5,000 - €,000). © Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Puissante représentation de lion gardien d’échiffre légèrement redressé sur ses pattes arrière, la queue remontant le long du dos. La crinière qui entoure la tête s’achève traditionnellement en triangle sur le poitrail. La puissante gueule ouverte dévoile les dents. Le traitement de la face qui n’est pas sans rappeler celui des masques de Kîrtimukha serait... [Lire la suite]
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