28 mars 2019

Guandi, Porcelaine « blanc de Chine », Dehua, Fujian, 17° siècle

Lot 43. Guandi, Porcelaine « blanc de Chine », Dehua, Fujian, 17° siècle. H. 36 cm. Estimation 18 000 € / 22 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le dieu est figuré assis sur un trône, le corps dissimulé sous les amples plis de son vêtement maintenu par une ceinture haute. Le visage a l’expression sévère et perforé au niveau des joues, menton, et bouche pour permettre la fixation d’un système pileux postiche est surmonté d’une coiffe traditionnelle de personnage officiel.  Arts... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2019

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

Lot 745. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 7 1/8  in., 18 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated, draped in long flowing robes falling in folds exposing the bare left foot, the shawl loosely tied at the front revealing a beaded pendant on the bare chest, the right hand resting on the raised right knee, the left holding a scroll and supported on a beast-mask fronted arm rest, the head slightly... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2019

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

Lot 744. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 13 1/2  in., 34.3 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. standing barefoot on a pedestal of swirling clouds, the face modeled with a serene expression with downcast eyes, pendulous earlobes and an urna mark on the forehead, the hair gathered in a high chignon secured by a lingzhi-form tiara beneath a draped cowl extending over the rounded shoulders, the long billowing robes open... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2019

A 'Dehua' beaker vase, 17th century

Lot 743. A  'Dehua' beaker vase, 17th century. Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,625 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the tall cylindrical body rising from a spreading foot to a trumpet mouth, with a rounded central section incised with a floral spray between four thin molded fillets, the fine white body covered in a warm ivory glaze, the recessed base similarly glazed, the interior and footring unglazed. Provenance: Collection of C.A.... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2019

An inscribed 'Dehua' bowl, 17th century

Lot 740. An inscribed 'Dehua' bowl, 17th century. Diameter 6 1/8  in., 15.6 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot Sold 4,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. stoutly potted with low, rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the interior incised with a three-line poem signed Yu Zhai ('Jade Hall'), the base impressed with a small square illegible seal, covered overall in an ivory glaze. Note: An inscribed 'Dehua' alms bowl, also with the verses of the poem set within recessed... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2019

An outstanding and fine pair of 'blanc-de-chine' Dehua large Buddhist Lions, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th Century

Lot 771. An outstanding and fine pair of 'blanc-de-chine' Dehua large Buddhist Lions, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th Century; 15 1/4 in., 38.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold 84,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each superbly modelled seated in opposing poses with their large heads turned at different angles, the male looking to its left with fierce stare, the bulging eyes slightly shaded beneath bushy curled eyebrows, the left foreleg raised upon a large reticulated 'brocade' ball set with... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2019

A rare and important 'blanc-de-chine' figure of Guanyin, by He Chaozong, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated 1619

Lot 770. A rare and important 'blanc-de-chine' figure of Guanyin, by He Chaozong, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated 1619; 17 in., 43.2 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 228,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. enthroned on a lotus petal base seated in dhyanasana with hands clasped together resting on her lap in the dhyana mudra, dressed in voluminous white robes opened at the chest revealing a jeweled necklace with a lotus flower, her serene face with downcast eyes... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2019

A Dehua figure of a standing Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2676. A Dehua figure of a standing Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 26 cm., 10 1/4 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the standing deity well modelled with serene expression and hair tied into a curled topknot, leaning on a gnarled branch, holding a basket with a fish in her left hand, her right hand concealed within the voluminous sleeve of her long flowing robe falling in folds to her feet, the back with... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2018

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

Lot 1117. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $5,000. © Sotheby's shown seated with one knee raised, the left arm resting on a support and holding a ruyiscepter, impressed with an illegible seal on the back, wood stand (2). Provenance: C.K. Chen, Hong Kong, 1970-80. Property from the White Gull Studio Collection, Michigan. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
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30 décembre 2018

A small 'Dehua' inscribed jardinière, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1114. A small 'Dehua' inscribed jardinière, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Length 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's of leaf form with thick walls and a recessed base, the rim impressed with blossoms floating on rippling water, the exterior carved and molded with inscriptions in three scripts, with two seals reading nanshan, the base with two circular apertures, fitted wood stand (2). Provenance: C.K. Chen, Hong Kong, 1970-80. Property from the White... [Lire la suite]