22 septembre 2017

A Dehua 'Lion mask' censer, late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 307. A Dehua 'Lion mask' censer, late Ming-early Qing dynasty. 5½ in. (14 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 20,000 - 50,000. Photo: Sotheby's. The base is impressed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark, wood cover, box. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017

20 septembre 2017

A large 'Dehua' dish, 17th century

Lot 827. A large 'Dehua' dish, 17th century. Diameter 11 5/8  in., 29.6 cm. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 USD. Lot sold 3,000 USD. © Sotheby's. robustly potted, the shallow rounded sides thinning towards the rim, supported on a short foot, covered overall with an even creamy-white glaze, wood stand (2). Provenance: Frank Caro & Co., New York, 4th January 1985, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
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18 septembre 2017

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 819. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 20 in., 50.8 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. the standing deity wearing voluminous robes falling in heavy folds and a single-strand beaded necklace, the hair covered with a cowl and the head turned slightly to the left with a peaceful gaze, the back with an impressed jinfeng square seal mark. Exhibited: Blanc de Chine: Divine Images in Porcelain, China... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2017

A pair of 'Dehua' 'Montgolfier balloon' ewers, Qing dynasty, late 18th century

Lot 987. A pair of 'Dehua' 'Montgolfier balloon' ewers, Qing dynasty, late 18th century. Height of taller 10 3/4  in., 27.3 cm. Estimate 7,500 — 12,500 USD. Lot sold 35,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. each well-modeled as a hot-air balloon tethered to a gondola, the prow rising and curving to form the spout, the stern curling inwards and forming the handle, all raised on a pierced, wave-form base, stopper (3). Property from the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray. Note: In... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin with a scroll, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark within a double gourd

 Lot 734. A Dehua figure of Guanyin with a scroll, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark within a double gourd; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The Goddess of Mercy is shown seated on a mat with the right hand resting elegantly on the raised right knee and the left hand gently cradling a scroll. The figure wears a ruyi-shaped hair ornament tucked under the cowl, and a... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 733. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century, 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The deity is shown seated cross-legged on a mat, with her hands and feet concealed within the folds of the long robe. The figure is covered in a warm, ivory-toned glaze.  Provenance: Admiral Walter Colin Lucas (1860-1954) Collection.  Christie's. Marchant: Nine Decades in Chinese... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 732. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century, 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The deity is shown seated cross-legged on a low rocky platform, wearing a tiara containing a small figure of Amitabha Buddha, and a long robe which falls in folds that also conceal the hands and feet. The figure is covered in a creamy, warm-toned glaze.  Provenance: Roger Duchange, Paris, 25 May 1993.Important private collection, Saint... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2017

Bodhisattva au vêtement blanc, dynastie Yuan (1279-1368)

Bodhisattva au vêtement blanc, dynastie Yuan (1279-1368). Porcelaine dure. H: 56 cm. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, legs Camondo, EO1616. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Richard Lambert
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10 août 2017

A rare Dehua seated figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed Lin Chaojing mark

Lot 1608. A rare Dehua seated figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed Lin Chaojing mark, 18 in. (45.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 425,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara is shown seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus throne encircled by beads, with the hands held in the lap in dhyanamudra, and wearing a loosely draped robe falling in graceful folds, a ruyi bead... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2017

Two blanc de Chine cups, Dehua, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1354. Two blanc de Chine cups, Dehua, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 3.8 cm. Estimated price €300 - €500. Result: €434. Photo Lempertz The conical shape moulded in relief with flowering branches. (2). Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 14:00, Brussels