21 juin 2018

A Gilt-Bronze Figure of a Water Buffalo, Late Ming-Early Qing Dynasty

Lot 90. A Gilt-Bronze Figure of a Water Buffalo, Late Ming-Early Qing Dynasty; 17.2 cm., 7 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. naturalistically cast as a muscular buffalo sturdily standing on four cloven feet, the raised head turned to the left, its dignified features depicted with alert round eyes and a ruyi-shape nose, framed by a pair of curved mighty horns, above pointed ears with finely incised lines representing the fur, the hunched shoulder... [Lire la suite]

21 juin 2018

A Naturalistically Cast Gilt-Bronze ‘Duck’ Incense Burner and Cover, Mark and Period of Xuande (1426-1435)

Lot 85. A Naturalistically Cast Gilt-Bronze ‘Duck’ Incense Burner and Cover, Mark and Period of Xuande (1426-1435); overall height 28.5 cm., 11 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000,000 — 25,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 29,240,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the incense burner and cover extremely well cast in the round in the form of a standing duck, its head slightly raised, with an open beak as if calling out and small beady eyes framed by long sinuous feathers trailing down its gracefully curved... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

Important brûle-parfums en bronze incrusté d'or et d'argent, dynastie Song-Ming, XIIIe-XVe siècle

Lot 75. Important brûle-parfums en bronze incrusté d'or et d'argent, dynastie Song-Ming, XIIIe-XVe siècle. D. : 20 cm (8 in.) H. : 15 cm (6 in.). Estimation 15 000 - 20 000 € . Résultat: 18,200 €. Courtesy Artcurial Reposant sur six pieds en forme de pattes d'animaux, la panse bombée, décorée en relief de trois têtes d'animaux fantastiques dans le style archaïque, incrusté de volutes et spirales en or et argent soulignant la puissance des bêtes ; couvercle manquant. A rare gold and... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2018

A gold and silver-inlaid bronze archaistic tripod ewer and cover, tiliang he, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 188. A gold and silver-inlaid bronze archaistic tripod ewer and cover, tiliang he, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Hauteur: 22 cm. (8 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 15,000 - EUR 20,000 (USD 17,603 - USD 23,471). Price realised EUR 67,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Reposant sur trois pieds en forme d'ours surmonté d'un aigle volant (yingxiong), la panse est à décor de motifs archaïsants en incrustations d'or et d'argent. Le bec est formé d'une tête de volatile surmontée d'un rat. L'anse est constituée d'une... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A parcel-gilt bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva, China, 17th century

Lot 174. A parcel-gilt bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva, China, 17th century. Height 62 cm. Estimate CHF 6 000 / 9 000 (€ 5 000 / 7 500). Courtesy Koller.  Separately cast lotus throne. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM 
04 juin 2018

A large bronze tripod incense burner, Ding, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 459. A large bronze tripod incense burner, Ding, Late Ming dynasty; incense burner h. 47 cm, 18 1/2  in., overall h. 70 cm, 27 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,000,000 HKD (382,350 USD) to an Asian Private. Courtesy Sotheby's. supported on three waisted columnar legs decorated with animal masks and flanges, the deep rounded body decorated with a band of taotie masks and flanges below a pair of upright handles, fitted with... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2018

A large bronze 'Shan' mirror, Late Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC

Lot 2911. A large bronze 'Shan' mirror, Late Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC; 9 ½ in. (24.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The mirror is crisply cast with a ribbed loop surrounded by a circular border and five feathers enclosed within the five-pointed star created by the connected inner edges of the five shan, ‘mountain’, characters, all reserved on a ground of feather pattern, with thin... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2018

A bronze 'lion' censer and cover, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 2910. A bronze 'lion' censer and cover, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 14 7/8 in. (38 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 1,250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The censer is cast in the form of a lotus bloom raised on beaded stem on five slender foliate cabriole legs. The cover is surmounted by a lion with its jaws agape and seated on its haunches, with its raised right paw placed on a ball.   Note: In China, the earliest record in... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2018

A rare silvery bronze kundika and cover, Sui-Early Tang dynasty, 7th century

Lot 2901. A rare silvery bronze kundika and cover, Sui-Early Tang dynasty, 7th century; 9 ½ in. (24.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The plain ovoid body raised on a flared shallow foot ring and surmounted by a tall, slender, slightly waisted neck rising to an everted mouth rim, the shoulder applied with an elephant head with raised trunk and open mouth masking a small aperture in the body, the cover cast in... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2018

A fine and large bronze figure of a Daoist immortal, 16th-17th century

Lot 9. A fine and large bronze figure of a Daoist immortal, 16th-17th century; 59cm (23 1/4in) high. Estimate 400,000-600,000 HKD. Sold for HK$ 625,000 (€ 68,415) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 The sage heavily cast seated as a dignitary wearing an elaborately decorated cap of office with long flowing ribbons, his beard hanging down his chest embellished with a rectangular-shaped clasp holding the robe, his hands swathed in the long pleated robe resting on his laps, the figure with traces of gilt-lacquer,... [Lire la suite]
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