19 mai 2022

A Dehua seated figure of Wenchang, Ming dynasty, 17th century, He Chaozong mark

Lot 3650. A Dehua seated figure of Wenchang, Ming dynasty, 17th century, He Chaozong mark; 38.5 cm. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD (Estimate : 900,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Sotheby's London, 4th November 2009, lot 243. Christie's Hong Kong, 30th May 2018, lot 3109. Note: He Chaozong, the Dehua kilns' most famous potter and greatest figure sculptor, lived and worked in the late Ming period, around the late 16th and early 17th centuries. His figures are... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2022

An archaistic Dehua censer, 17th-18th century

Lot 60. An archaistic Dehua censer, 17th-18th century. Height 10 cm, 4 in. Lot sold 5,040 GBP (Estimate : 4,000 - 6,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022  
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20 avril 2022

'Dehua' sold at Sotheby's, China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022

Lot 507. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, 17th-18th century; Height 14⅝ in., 36.5 cm. Lot sold: 9,450 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Lot 519. Three ‘Dehua’ articles, Qing dynasty; Height of tallest 6⅝ in., 16.9 cm. Lot sold: 2,268 USD (Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 comprising a seated figure of Guanyin, a seated figure of Guandi and a 'prunus' vase. ... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2022

'Dehua' ware sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

  Lot 319. A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Lot sold: 52,920 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the back with a faint inscription within a square. Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Lot 320. A 'Dehua' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Lot sold: 21,420 USD... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2022

A Chinese Blanc de Chine brushpot, bitong, Ming dynasty, circa 1640

A Chinese Blanc de Chine brushpot, bitong, Ming dynasty, circa 1640; 5 3/16 inches, 13.1 cm high. Courtesy Marchant Asian Art London. stoutly potted with gently everted sides, incised on the body with a nineteen-character poem and a four-character signature, covered overall in a rich and even cream glaze. Provenance : From an old Hong Kong family collection. Note: The poem reads, ‘He ye wu yue? He chu wu zhu bai? … Dan shao xian ren ru wu liang ren er’ And the potter’s mark is ‘Dinghe shan ren’. This translates... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2022

A Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640

A Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640; 5 5/8 inches, 14.3 cm high. Courtesy Marchant Asian Art London. seated with her arms and legs concealed under the robes tied at the waist and extending to a folded cowl covering her detailed hair, with serene expression and urna mark on her forehead, wearing a single strand necklace, covered in a cream glaze. Provenance : From a private collection, Montpellier, France, assembled over 40 years Note: A similar Guanyin was included by Marchant in their... [Lire la suite]

17 février 2022

A Chinese Blanc de Chine incense burner, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640

A Chinese Blanc de Chine incense burner, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640; 4 ¾ inches, 12 cm diameter. Courtesy Marchant Asian Art London. of archaic bronze lian form on three ruyi-head bracket feet, impressed with a central band of archaic animals on a liwen ground between horizontal ribs, covered in a white glaze. Provenance : From an English private collection, purchased from Marchant circa 1975. Note: A similar example was included by Marchant in their exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 2006, no. 75a, p. 113; another was included... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2022

A Chinese Dehua bombé censer, 17th century

Lot 43. A Chinese Dehua bombé censer, 17th century; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) across handles, pierced metal cover. Estimate: 5,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie's 2022 The body of compressed form flanked by dragon-head loop handles, the base with an illegible impressed square seal.  Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York. Christie's. The Collection of Pierre Durand, New York, 27 January 2022
19 janvier 2022

A Chinese Dehua compressed censer, 17th century

Lot 41. A Chinese Dehua compressed censer, 17th century; 5 1⁄2 in. (14 cm.) across handles. Estimate: 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's 2022 The body flanked by molded lion-mask handles and raised on a short foot, the base with an impressed square mark.  Christie's. The Collection of Pierre Durand, New York, 27 January 2022
19 janvier 2022

A Chinese Dehua censer, 17th century

Lot 40. A Chinese Dehua censer, 17th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) across handles. Estimate: 7,000 - USD 9,000. © Christie's 2022 Molded around the body with a central band of archaistic dragons on a leiwen ground, flanked by a pair of dragon-head handles.  Provenance: Lally & Co., New York, no. 3178 (according to label).The Collection of Khalil Rizk, New York. Christie's. The Collection of Pierre Durand, New York, 27 January 2022
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