15 janvier 2017

Censer in the Form of an Archaic Bronze Vessel, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Censer in the Form of an Archaic Bronze Vessel, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Dehua ware (blanc de chine); porcelain. 11.4 x 9.8 x 7.4 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.). Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection, 1925.1482. Art Institute of Chicago © 2015 The Art Institute of Chicago

26 décembre 2016

A 'Dehua' 'Marco Polo' censer and cover, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 473. A 'Dehua' 'Marco Polo' censer and cover, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 800/1 200 €. Lot sold 3600 €. Photo Nagel B. 15 cm. Very slightly chipped Property from a North German private collection  Note: Censers of this type have always been associated with Marco Polo, as it was a popular belief in the 19th century that they were brought to Venice by the explorer. A similar censer ascribed to the Kangxi period is illustrated in P.J. Donnelly, Blanc de Chine, London, 1969, pl.... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2016

A fine Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Bo ji yu ren mark, 19th century

Lot 8138. A fine Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Bo ji yu ren mark, 19th century. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€29,000 - 48,000).  Photo Bonhams. Modeled emptying a vase held in her right hand and holding a lotus stalk in her right, the stems of the lotus, the necklace and the hair ornament centered with a seated Buddha all delicately worked in contrast to the spuming waves that form the base beneath her feet, the four-character mark impressed on the reverse at the center of her shoulder beneath a... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2016

A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3327. A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 33,000 - USD 39,000). Price Realised HKD 300,000 (USD 38,693). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The deity is seated on a lotus base, the hands in dhana mudra, gesture of meditation, held above the legs crossed, hidden under the voluminous robes, the hair swept behind a floral diadem and tied in a topknot under the cowl, the facial features finely modelled with eyes downcast to provide an... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2016

A rare Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th-early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark 

Lot 3324. A rare Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th-early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark. Estimate: HKD 3,500,000 - HKD 4,500,000 (USD 453,277 - USD 582,785). Price Realised HKD 4,260,000 (USD 551,788) © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. The deity is elegantly modelled standing on a domed base modelled as swirling waves. Finely detailed, the eyes are downcast with lips gently indented to provide a benevolent expression. Dressed in a voluminous robe, the figure is... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2016

A large Dehua vase, gu, 17th century

Lot 177. A large Dehua vase, gu, 17th century.  Estimate 12,000 — 16,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the tall cylindrical body rising to a flared rim from a spreading foot, with a raised central band, divided vertically with four flanges, each panel with a small stylised taotie on a leiwen ground, covered in a milky-white glaze - 44.4 cm, 17 1/2  in. Provenance: Collection of Christina Loke Balsara. Note: A similar smaller example is illustrated... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2016

A Dehua standing figure of Magu and deer, Republic period (1912-1949), early 20th century

Lot 169. A Dehua standing figure of Magu and deer, Republic period (1912-1949), early 20th century. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,478 - USD 10,365). Price Realised HKD 93,750 (USD 12,142). Photo Christie’s Images Limited 2016. The figure is elegantly potted modelled standing beside a deer, her back impressed with a Xu Yunlin zhi seal mark. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) high.  Christie’s. Sale 12557. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2016

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, signed He Chaozong, late Ming dynasty

Lot 3647. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, signed He Chaozong, late Ming dynasty. Estimation 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. skillfully modelled as Guanyin, seated on a rajalilasana on a base with a striated border, the poised figure depicted clad in a loose robe opening at the chest and cascading in voluminous folds around the base with the right foot partially exposed, the figure elegantly rendered with a benevolent and peaceful expression flanked by long pendulous earlobes... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2016

A fine Blanc de Chine Guanyin porcelain figure, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 54. A fine Blanc de Chine Guanyin porcelain figure, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 1200.00 € - 2200.00 €. Photo Czerny's Finely moulded on a rock throne; with his hands on his crossed legs,he wears a fluent vest and a long necklace made of pearls; featuring a vase and a bird above two acolytes, by his side. A small part of his left finger is missing; breakages at the inside and at the base. height 22 cm. Note: A similar, smaller sample was sold at Sotheby’s, SALE NUMBER 09481,... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2016

A fine blanc de Chine porcelain cup and saucer, 18th Century

Lot 53. A fine blanc de Chine porcelain cup and saucer, 18th Century. Estimate 400.00€ - 600.00 €. Photo Czerny's Both with lobed and curved border, kept on thin, round feet; finely moulded in the shape of a chrysanthemum. A headline at the border. diameter 8 - 11.5 cm. Note: A bigger bowl with similar decorations was sold at Sotheby’s, SALE NUMBER: HK0363; FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART; 05 October 2011, HONG KONG; lot 1929. Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART
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