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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20 février 2020

A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty

Lot 257. A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty. Height 5 5/8  in., 14.3 cm.  Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's. elegantly modeled with the right arm supported on the raised right knee, wearing long robes falling into voluminous folds extending to a cowl revealing a flowerhead tiara above the neatly combed hair, and opening at the chest to reveal a beaded necklace suspending a pendant, the face with a benevolent expression, the... [Lire la suite]
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02 février 2020

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

Lot 90. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 16 1/4 in., 41.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the figure modeled standing on a domed cloud-scroll base, wearing a long-sleeved robe concealing the hands held together in front of the chest, falling in deep folds around the body and open at the chest to reveal an ornate necklace, the face framed by hair swept up and fastened with a ruyi pin, with... [Lire la suite]
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02 février 2020

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

Lot 89. A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 9 1/2 in., 24 cm. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's shown seated in dhyanasana on top of a lotus base, a pearl resting in both hands, a wan emblem molded on the chest, wearing loosely draped robes falling in crisp folds, the face with a serene expression below spiky snail curls surrounding a smooth, rounded usnisa, covered in a glaze of... [Lire la suite]
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02 février 2020

A 'Dehua' figure of Liu Hai, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 88. A 'Dehua' figure of Liu Hai, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 9 3/4 in., 24.7 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's carved standing on a rockwork base with one foot raised, playing with a toad, the left hand holding a pearl, the right holding up the long flowing robes, the back impressed with a double-gourd mark and a square seal mark below. Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2020

Four 'Dehua' figures and groups, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 37. Four 'Dehua' figures and groups, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Height of tallest 4 1/4 in., 10.8 cm. Estimate  3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 4,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the first a figural group of a lady and a gentleman standing on a square plinth, the lady holding the stalk of a flowering narcissus plant; the second, a group of three musicians seated in a grotto; the third, a seated Guanyin holding a scroll in the left hand over the right knee, an impressed... [Lire la suite]