20 mai 2020

Dehua porcelains from the Galster-Ireland Collection at Christie's New York, 15 - 16 March 2015

Robert Galster and Gilbert Ireland. This selection of Dehua porcelains from the Galster-Ireland Collection features an impressive group of Dehua figures and wares dating from the 17th through the 20th centuries. Formed over a 60-year period, primarily in New York, The Galster-Ireland collection reveals the keen, self-trained eye of a dedicated collector, with every piece exhibiting a different and endearing quality. Every object that was added to the collection was chosen for pure pleasure to the eye. Buying pieces that appealed to... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2020

A pair of Dehua cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3624. A pair of Dehua cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5.5 cm., 2 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 312,500 HKD (31,870 EUR). Photo Sotheby's each finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, covered overall in a rich creamy-white glaze. Provenance: Collection of Eugene Bernat.Collection of Eugene Perkins.Christie's New York, 2nd June 1989, lot 40. Exhibited: Exhibition of the Chinese Ceramics Lent By Mr. and... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, late 19th-early 20th century

Lot 2170. A Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, late 19th-early 20th century; 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The figure is shown seated on a double-lotus throne, with her head slightly inclined, and hands hidden within the folds of the full robes wrapped around her body. She wears an ornate bead necklace, and the hair is covered by a cowl. An indecipherable mark is impressed on the back, wood... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A Dehua censer, 17th-18th century

Lot 2168. A Dehua censer, 17th-18th century; 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide with handles. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The censer has a compressed body raised on a spreading foot, and a pair of lion-mask handles just below the waisted neck, which rises to a flat rim. An indecipherable seal mark is impressed on the base, and the censer is covered with a glaze of creamy color that continues over the rim but does not cover... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2020

A Dehua ribbed flowerpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3043. A Dehua ribbed flowerpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 17.3 cm., 6 3/4 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot Sold 47,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's of cylindrical form supported on three coiled bamboo feet, rising to a flat lipped mouth, decorated around the tapering body with four horizontal ridges. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011
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20 février 2020

A Dehua figure of Damo, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 254. A Dehua figure of Damo, Late Qing dynasty. Height 9 1/4  in., 23.5 cm.  Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. seated with one leg raised, wearing long robes falling into voluminous folds and opening to reveal the bare chest, the head slightly lowered with a serene expression, detailed with characteristic coiled eyebrows, mustache and beard, the reverse impressed with a square seal reading boji yuren. Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2020

A Dehua multi-armed figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 256. A Dehua multi-armed figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 19th century. 15 1/4  in., 38.8 cm.  Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. seated dhyanasana on top of a lotus base with overlapping petals, above swirling waves applied further with lotus stems bearing buds and large curling leaves, the primary hands held in anjalimudra, the lower pair in dhyanamudra, the other fourteen hands extended holding various... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2020

A Dehua figure of Li Teguai, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 253. A Dehua figure of Li Teguai, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 11 3/4  in., 29.8 cm.  Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 26,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's. shown seated on a pierced rockwork base, holding a staff with its right hand and the other holding a double gourd, the facial features finely modeled with large bulging eyes and a straight mustache and beard, wearing a simple robe tied at the chest and waist, the back impressed with two marks, one... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2020

Two Dehua figures, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 252. Two Dehua figures, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height of taller 10 3/8  in., 26.4 cm.  Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the first of a seated Wenchang, god of literature, wearing robes of a civil official, decorated in famille-rose enamels, holding a scroll; the second of Guandi seated on a throne, wearing intricately molded and incised armor beneath a long dragon robe secured by a belt, one hand holding a copy of... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2020

A large Dehua figure of Guanyin, 18th century

Lot 255. A large Dehua figure of Guanyin, 18th century. Height 23 7/8  in., 60.8 cm.  Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. finely modeled standing on a lotus leaf base above cresting waves, wearing a long robe tied at the waist and open at the chest revealing a beaded necklace, the hair tied in an elaborate topknot behind a tiara, the left hand holding the skirt hem, right hand holding a wicker basket, the back with an impressed... [Lire la suite]
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