10 avril 2018

A large Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century 

Lot 2304. A large Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The elegant figure is shown standing barefoot on a base of swirling waves with her head turned to one side providing a serene expression. Her upswept hair is dressed in a topknot fastened with a ruyi-shaped pin, her body draped with a loose robe with heavy folds partially covering the bare... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2018

A rare Dehua figure of Buddha, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 774. A rare Dehua figure of Buddha, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 17 in. (43.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The figure is finely modeled standing on a lotus pedestal, wearing layered robes elegantly draped over the left arm and tucked in at the waist leaving the chest bare. In his right hand he holds a round jewel, while his right arm is held pendent at his side, and his face is modeled with a... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2018

A Dehua tripod censer, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 2295. A Dehua tripod censer, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The rounded body is supported on three animal-mask cabriole legs and is applied around the shoulder with four moulded leaf scrolls bordered between bow-string bands. The waisted neck is encircled with a further bow string below a keyfret border at the rim. The base is unglazed, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2018

A Fujian Dehua glazed incised vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 8063. A Fujian Dehua glazed incised vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 12 1/4in (31 1/8cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 8,000 (€ 4,100 - 6,500). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Of stick neck form, the rolled lip slightly everted with an incised key fret pattern at the top and base of the neck, the neck also incised with two butterflies, the body with a peony design, the foot rim unglazed. Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 19 Mar 2018, 12:00 EDT, NEW YORK  
02 février 2018

Damo crossing the water on a reed, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), early 17th Century

Damo crossing the water on a reed, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), early 17th Century, Dehua; Fujian province. Porcelain, 11 1/4 × 4 7/16 × 3 1/2 in. (28.6 × 11.3 × 8.9 cm). Gift of Ira and Nancy Koger, 2001. Blue and white moon flask, Ming Dynasty, early 15th Century. White porcelain, 12 3/4 × 8 3/4 × 5 5/8 in. (32.4 × 22.2 × 14.3 cm). Gift of Ira and Nancy Koger, 2001; SN11122.64. © The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
02 février 2018

Flute (xiao) with incised decoration of a phoenix, inscribed Ming Feng (the call of phoenix), 17th Century

Flute (xiao) with incised decoration of a phoenix, inscribed Ming Feng (the call of phoenix), 17th Century, late Ming or early Qing dynasty. Porcelain, Dehua ware, 23 1/2 × 1 1/4 in. (59.7 × 3.1 cm). Gift of Ira and Nancy Koger, 2001; SN11122.123. © The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

02 février 2018

Wen Chang, God of Literature. After He Chaozong (Chinese, active in Dehua c. 1610-1620), early 17th Century

Wen Chang, God of Literature. After He Chaozong (Chinese, active in Dehua c. 1610-1620), early 17th Century, Dehua; Fujian province. Porcelain, 15 × 6 11/16 × 5 1/4 in. (38.1 × 17 × 13.4 cm). Gift of Ira and Nancy Koger, 2001; SN11122.83. © The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
30 janvier 2018

A fine Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 107A. A fine Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 28 cm, 11 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2017.  seated in lalitasana, wearing long flowing robes, the face with a serene downcast expression and hair ornately tied and set with jewellery, the reverse impressed with a gourd-shaped He Chaozong mark .  Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2018

A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Wen Chang, 17th century

Lot 243. A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Wen Chang, 17th century; 37.8cm., 14 7/8 in. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 46,850 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009 the figure holding a small scroll in his left hand, wearing a peaked hat and loose-fitting robes, seated on a rockwork base, impressed He Chaozong mark. Note: For a similar example, attributed to circa 1620-50, holding a ruyi sceptre and leaning on a rockwork ledge, see Rose Kerr, Blanc de Chine: Porcelain from Dehua,... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2018

A large Dehua ‘peony’ charger, 17th century

Lot 21. A large Dehua ‘peony’ charger, 17th century; 34cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. the shallow rounded sides supported on a short foot, freely carved to the interior with a leafy peony spray; together with a large Dehua tripod censer. Quantity: 2 Provenance: Purchased in France, 12th February 1996 (charger) and 1989 (censer).  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2013
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