13 décembre 2019

A large Dehua figure of a standing Guanyin, China, circa 1900

Lot 56. A  large Dehua figure of a standing Guanyin, China, circa 1900. Hauteur: 88 cm. (34 5/8 in.). Estimate 40,000 - EUR 60,000. Price realised EUR 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Elle est représentée debout émergeant des flots tumultueux où nage une grosse carpe. Elle est vêtue d'une longue robe, coiffée d'un haut chignon ceint d'une tiare abritant une image de Bouddha et arbore des bijoux précieux. Les délicates mains sont amovibles, l'une des deux tient un rouleau. Le dos porte... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2019

Blanc de Chine : entre tradition et modernité à la galerie 1618

PARIS - « Blanc de Chine » est une expression française traduite telle quelle en chinois moderne (zhongguo bai 中國白). Elle sert à désigner la porcelaine blanche provenant de Dehua, dans la province côtière du Fujian. Cette ville est réputée, depuis la seconde moitié du dixième siècle, pour la qualité exquise de sa porcelaine à la teinte blanche translucide. Des sculptures en porcelaine de sept artistes les plus représentatifs de Dehua sont exposées afin d’appréhender la technique de réalisation de ce type de porcelaine et... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2019

A pair of blanc-de-chine Buddhist lions & A blanc-de-chine Guanyin, 17th century

Lot 5. A pair of blanc-de-chine Buddhist lions, 17th century; 11 7/16 in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 5,736. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Each modelled as a lion with a fierce expression exposing its teeth seated on its haunch on top of a rectangular pedestal, one with a brocade ball under its right foreleg, the other with a ball and its young, the pedestals applied with blossoming prunus and peony branches, covered in a white glaze of ivory tone, minor... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2019

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, signed He Chaozong, 17th–18th century

Lot 327. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, signed He Chaozong, 17th–18th century; 15 cm, 5 7/8  in.. Estimate HKD 40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 162,500 HKD (20,759 USD). © Sotheby's. seated in lalitasana on a jagged rock next to a scroll, the reverse impressed with a He Chaozong seal mark within a double gourd. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2019

A Dehua seated figure of Damo, Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 1815. A Dehua seated figure of Damo, Qing dynasty, 17th century; 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price Realized: 223,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008  The seated figure with voluminous robes gathered closely around him, with only his chest and one foot exposed, his serene face with curled beard, moustache and brow with eyes closed in meditation, wood stand, Japanese wood box.  Provenance: A Japanese Private Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2019

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, 17th-18th century

Lot 54. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, 17th-18th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The finely modelled figure is seated on rocks wearing voluminous robes that fall in graceful folds around the body. She holds a child with a lotus bud in his hand on her raised knee. She wears a beaded necklace and and the hair is elegantly coiffed in a topknot adorned with jewellery. The figure is covered overall in a creamy glaze of ivory tone. The... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2019

Two Dehua figures of seated Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th century and Republic period (1912-1949)

Lot 82. Two Dehua figures of seated Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th century and Republic period (1912-1949). Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Left Guanyin: 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) highRight Guanyin: 7 7/8 in. (20.2 cm.) high, Japanese wood box Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.   Provenance: Left Guanyin: Sold at Christie’s London, 20 February 1978, lot 191Spink & Son Ltd., London ... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2019

A Dehua figure of Damo standing on waves, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 1694. A Dehua figure of Damo standing on waves, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Marchant, London. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
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25 septembre 2019

A Dehua figure of Guandi, late Ming dynasty

Lot 895. A Dehua figure of Guandi, late Ming dynasty. Height 10 in., 25.4 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 6,875 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated on a crescent-shaped plinth, the hands concealed within the wide sleeves of a high-belted voluminous robe worn over armor, the head with a tight cap secured with a knotted sash, the ends trailing over the shoulders, the full face downcast with a fierce expression, pierced for insertion of hair, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2019

Back on Blanc-de-Chine & Dehua, 17th-18th century sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 665. A Blanc-de-Chine shallow circular brush washer or narcissus bowl, 17th-18th century; 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 4,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. With shallow sides, the lower rim cut with three arched notches, covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory color, the flat base unglazed, two wood stands, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 1970s. Lot 666. A Dehua censer, 17th-18th century; 5 5/8 in. (14.2... [Lire la suite]