31 mai 2020

Hong Lei (B.1960), Taihu Rock (set of four), 2006

Lot 5118. Hong Lei (B.1960), Taihu Rock (set of four); each signed in English, dated 2006, numbered 2/25 and marked with two artist's seals. Executed in 2006, these works are number 2 from an edition of 25; inkjet printing on Chinese rice paper. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 HKD. Sold for 32,500 HKD (3,845 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. i. image: 72.3 by 50 cm.   28½ by 19⅝ in.; sheet: 89 by 59 cm.   35¼ by 23¼... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2020

Cai Xiaosong (B.1964), Admiring Rock 1/16, 2011

Lot 5084. Cai Xiaosong (B.1964), Admiring Rock 1/16, signed and titled in Chinese and dated 2011.10 on the backing board, ink on silk laid on paper, overall: 75 by 141.2 cm. 29½ by 55⅝ in. Estimate 80,000 — 160,000 HKD. Sold for 100,000 HKD (16,269 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist). Sotheby's. EYE/EAST, Hong Kong, 22 May 2020
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16 février 2020

Peng Kanglong (B.1962), Verdure Traces No.1, 2013

Lot 3695. Peng Kanglong (B.1962), Verdure Traces No.1; signed Kanglong, ink and color on paper, framed, 78 by 145 cm., 30 2/3  by 57 in. Executed in 2013. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000  HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Michael Hemsley collection. Sotheby's. Contemporary Literati — A Gathering, Hong Kong, 07  april 2014
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16 février 2020

Xu Lei (B. 1963), Untitled, 2008

Lot 3690. Xu Lei (B. 1963), Untitled, signed Xulei Zhitu ('painted by Xu Lei'), ink and color on paper, framed, 64 by 84 cm., 25 1/8  by 33 in. Executed in 2008. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,840,000 HKD . Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist in 2008.Sotheby's. Contemporary Literati — A Gathering, Hong Kong, 07  april 2014 
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14 février 2020

Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat (B. 1943), Into the Void, 2013

Lot 3687. Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat (B. 1943), Into the Void, title panel: signed the Master of the Water Pine and Stone Retreat, titled, dated Spring of 2013, inscribed, and with six seals of the artists in total, ink on cotton paper, handscroll, title panel: 12.5 by 42 cm., 5 by 16 1/2  in. middle panel: 12.5 by 68 cm., 5 by 26 2/3  in. colophon: 12.5 by 44 cm., 5 by 17 1/3  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2020

Liu Dan (B. 1953), Untitled Poppy flower, 2000

Lot 3685. Liu Dan (B. 1953), Untitled Poppy flower, signed Liu Dan, with one seal of the artist, ink on paper, framed, 107.5 by 77.5 cm., 42 1/4  by 30 1/2  in. Executed in 2000. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,960,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance:  Acquired from the Chinese Porcelain Company in March, 2000. Sotheby's. Contemporary Literati — A Gathering, Hong Kong, 07  april 2014
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13 février 2020

Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat. Only snow visits in the winter, 2012

Lot 3672. Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat. Only snow visits in the winter,signed the Master of the Water Pine and Stone Retreat, titled on the front and the reverse, dated winter 2012, inscribed and with seven seals of the artist;ink on cloud-dragon paper, 95.5 by 420 cm., 37 1/2  by 165 1/3  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 237,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: Artist's inscription: Ancient pines cling to snow-clad peaks; the moon shines on... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2020

Teng Pu-chun, Beyond the rock, 2014

Lot 3665. Teng Pu-chun, Beyond the rock, signed Pu Jun, Titled Bie You Dong Tian, dated 2014.2, inscribed and with two seals of the artist, ink and color on paper, framed, 218.5 by 98 cm., 86 by 38 1/2  in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000  HKD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Michael Hemsley collection. Sotheby's. Contemporary Literati — A Gathering, Hong Kong, 07 april 2014
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11 février 2020

Xu Lei (b. 1963), Rock Island, 2012

Lot 3657. Xu Lei (b. 1963), Rock Island, signed Xu Lei, dated Renchen, corresponding to 2012, ink and color on paper, framed, 118 by 131 cm., 46 1/2  by 51 1/2  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,400,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Exhibited: Shuimo / Water Ink: Chinese Contemporary Ink Paintings, Sotheby's S|2, New York, 2013, pp. 96-97. Literature: Xu Lei: Veneer of the World, Beijing, 2013, p. 64.HI ART, Issue 03 Special... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2019

A pair of exceedingly rare silver 'Makara' plaques, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 206. A pair of exceedingly rare silver 'Makara' plaques, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height of taller 3 1/4  in., 8.3 cm. Estimate USD 6,000 — 8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. each of triangular form pierced with two tiny apertures on each of the sides, the recessed top decorated in repoussé with two pairs of confronting makaras, each with a single horn, a long curled snout, and a sinuous scaly body issuing large pelvic fins and a dorsal fin along the spine, extending to a furcated tail,... [Lire la suite]