20 mars 2015

A pair of Dehua figures of elephants, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A pair of Dehua figures of elephants, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $56,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each standing foursquare with trunk curled to one side between the upturned tusks, and with illegible square seal mark on the underside - 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) long, wood stands Provenance: With Robert Sistrunk, New York, circa early 1980sThe Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2015

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $43,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With globular body and tall cylindrical neck, covered inside and out with a creamy white glaze - 13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high, wood stand  The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2015

A Dehua bombé censer, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

A Dehua bombé censer, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $10,625 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The compressed globular body with two lion-mask handles, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua seal mark - 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diameter The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March 2015, New York,... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2015

A small Dehua lotus leaf-form brush washer, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

A small Dehua lotus leaf-form brush washer, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $35,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Modeled in the form of a lotus leaf with an elegant stem beginning in the center and continuing around the bottom to the base, where it bears a partially open bud terminating in a flower blossom - 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) long Provenance: The Percival David Collection, London. The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2015

A Dehua figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

A Dehua figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate $18,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $149,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The elegant figure shown seated on a Buddhist lion and wearing loose robes falling to the exposed left foot, with hair separated into two knots which rest on either shoulder, holding a tied scroll in the right hand and rosary beads in the left - 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) high  Provenance: With Alice Boney, New York, before 1970s.The Collection... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A Dehua high-shouldered vase, Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

A Dehua high-shouldered vase, Early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $8,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Covered overall with a creamy white glaze and applied with a chilong grasping a long leafy branch encircling the tall waisted neck; 8 in. (23 cm.) high, wood stand Notes: Similar examples of this elegant form can be found in several museum collections including the Rijksmuseum (Christiaan J. A. Jörg, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Amsterdam,... [Lire la suite]


13 mars 2015

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With globular body and tall cylindrical neck, covered inside and out with a creamy white glaze; 13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high, wood stand CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza. 
02 mars 2015

A Dehua reticulated brushpot (bitong), Late 17th - Early 18th century

A Dehua reticulated brushpot (bitong), Late 17th - Early 18th century. Estimate 16,000 — 18,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of tall cylindrical form, the sides deftly pierced in two registers, the lower with a leafy, stylized peony meander, the upper with four shaped reserves each enclosing a single character, zhuang, yuan, ji, di, (may you be first in the Imperial examination) all against a wan pattern fretwork ground, between plain concave borders at the rim and base, glazed... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2015

A small inscribed Dehua jar, 17th century

A small inscribed Dehua jar, 17th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of ovoid form, tapering towards the base and rising to a short cylindrical neck, freely inscribed in caoshu with four characters, yue yuan feng qing (the moon is full, the breeze is cool), applied overall with a rich white glaze. Height 3 1/8  in., 8 cm Provenance: Collection of Nancy and Peter Thompson (according to label). Sotheby's. Inscriptions: History as Art New York, 17... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2015

A Dehua figure of a Monk, 17th century

A Dehua figure of a Monk, 17th century. Estimate £600 - 800 (€810 - 1,100). Photo Bonhams. The meditating figure seated in padmasana atop a rocky plinth, the body clad in a hooded robe, with his hands in dhyana mudra, the eyes downcast and with a contented expression; together with a Zhangzhou white ware lobed baluster vase with a flaring rim, the shoulders flanked with characterful bats in high relief, 17th century or later. The figure: 36cm (14 1/8in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART. 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT... [Lire la suite]


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