20 septembre 2018

A rare wucai 'Eight Immortals' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 44. A rare wucai 'Eight Immortals' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 6 7/8 in. (17 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 76,819 - USD 102,426). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Provenance: Collection of Dr. Franco Vannotti of LuganoSold at Sotheby's London, 5 June 1956, lot 38Sold at Bonhams London, 6 November 2014, lot 244 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2018

A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Asita, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964)

Lot 1486. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Asita, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 1/2 in., 39.4 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 35,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the monk modeled seated with the arms wrapped around the raised right leg, the white brows long and trailing down the chest, the expressive face with mouth agape showing the teeth and tongue, raised on a rockwork base, the base with an impressed rectangular cartouche seal reading Zeng Longsheng zao. ... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A polychrome-enameled and biscuit figure of a seated luohan, impressed seal of Zeng Longsheng, Republic period

Lot 1407. A polychrome-enameled and biscuit figure of a seated luohan, impressed seal of Zeng Longsheng, Republic period; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The figure is raised on an integral base decorated as a wooden stump, and shown seated in a crouching position with the left knee raised, and holding a string of prayer beads in the right hand. The cream and brown robe is gathered over one arm to reveal an orange... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Bhadra, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964)

Lot 1488. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Bhadra, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 3/8  in., 39 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 40,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. depicted with a full face, seated in dhyanasana in monk's robes with the surplice fastened with a ring over the proper left shoulder, holding a mala over the lap, sutra texts stacked behind and all supported by a rockwork base, the base with an... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Rahula, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964)

Lot 1487. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Rahula, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 1/2  in., 39.4 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the figure seated in monk's robes open at the neck exposing an emaciated chest, the proper right hand in prana mudra, the left on the knee and holding a mala resting above an alms bowl supported by the rockwork base, the base with an impressed... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A famille-rose 'Winter landscape' brushpot by He Xuren, Republic period, dated jiaxu year, corresponding to 1934

Lot 383. A famille-rose 'Winter landscape' brushpot by He Xuren, Republic period, dated jiaxu year, corresponding to 1934; 317⁄8 in., 81 cm high; 81⁄8 in., 20.5 cm wide. Height 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate: 15,000-25,000 USD. Sold Price: 250,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's of square form with indented corners, finely enameled to two sides with winter riverscape scenes, each depicting a scholar in a pavilion surrounded by snow-covered trees and mountains, accompanied by... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2018

A set of two famille-rose 'figural' plaques by Wang Dafan, dated Republic 18th year, corresponding to 1929

Lot 384. A set of two famille-rose 'figural' plaques by Wang Dafan, dated Republic 18th year, corresponding to 1929; 317⁄8 in., 81 cm high; 81⁄8 in., 20.5 cm wide. Height 31 7/8  in., 81 cm; Width 8 1/8  in., 20.5 cm. Estimate: 150,000-200,000 USD. Sold Price: 312,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's both rectangular panels finely enameled, the first, painted with the story of Fan Li delighting in a reclusive life with Xi Shi on the Five Lakes, the renowned Spring and Autumn... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

Chinese Doucai Glazed Porcelain Dish

Lot 230. Chinese Doucai Glazed Porcelain Dish.  Diameter 6 inches. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Sold for $21,250. Courtesy Doyle The shallow form raised on a short foot rim, the interior painted with stylized scrolling foliage, the exterior walls worked with stylized cartouches and meanders, base with a six-character Yongzheng mark within a double blue circle. Small burst bubble to the rim, otherwise very good condition. Doyle. Asian Works of Art, Mon, Sep 10, 2018.
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16 septembre 2018

Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Glazed Porcelain Lanterns, 19th Century

Lot 234. Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Glazed Porcelain Lanterns, 19th Century. Height 13 1/2 inches. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Sold for $106,250. Courtesy Doyle The hexagonal form pierced in a diaper pattern on each side and painted with a single figural roundel between borders of further floral diaper patterning, the rim and foot modeled and glazed as squared scrolling. One with an old horizontal crack repair, visible from the inside.  C Estate of Lili Israel  ... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2018

Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vase, Qing dynasty

Lot 214. Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vase, Qing dynasty. Height 19 3/4 inches. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Sold for $420,500. Courtesy Doyle The rounded shoulder tapering to the flat foot and rising to a truncated neck, painted in the round with a continual scene of foreigners, servants, elephants, immortals and scholars in various pursuits in a rocky landscape scattered with pine trees between bands of scrolling foliage, ruyi collar and squared scrolls, base with Qianlong seal mark. Neck cut down,... [Lire la suite]
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