10 janvier 2021

A large carved polychrome stone panel of a court official, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1077. A large carved polychrome stone panel of a court official, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 170 by 85 by 10 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 40,320 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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10 janvier 2021

A carved stone figure of a pig, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 1076. A carved stone figure of a pig, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); l. 46 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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10 janvier 2021

A large stone panel of a court official, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1075. A large stone panel of a court official, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); h. 170 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 37,800 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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01 janvier 2021

A carved stone torso of standing Buddha, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 1055. A carved stone torso of standing Buddha, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); h. 63 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 21,420 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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31 décembre 2020

A large rosewood figure of Guanyin, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 1038. A large rosewood figure of Guanyin, Late Qing dynasty; h. 44.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 75,600 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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11 novembre 2020

Deux personnages, Chine, Royaume de Chu, 4°-3° siècle BCE

Lot 195. Deux personnages, Chine, Royaume de Chu, 4°-3° siècle BCE. Bois. H. 41. Est: €5,000 - €7,000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Les deux personnages sont traditionnellement figurés debout, vêtus de longues robes ou manteaux, l'un les mains jointes devant la poitrine, l'autre ayant les extrémités des bras manquantes. On notera des traces de pigments noirs en surface. La datation proposée pour ces deux objets est cohérente avec le résultat d'un test de Carbone 14 n° BH-06-10-01-C14 établi par Archeolabs TL en... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2020

A rare copper-alloy figure of a Bodhisattva, Tang Dynasty or earlier

Lot 9. A rare copper-alloy figure of a Bodhisattva, Tang Dynasty or earlier; 21.4cm (8 3/8in) high. Estimate £ 8,000 - £ 12,000. Sold for £ 87,562 (€ 96,829). Courtesy Bonhams. The figure finely cast standing with hips gently swayed, the left arm held up holding a large sphere, clad in an elegant dhoti and billowing scarves, open at the chest revealing jewellery, the face with serene expression beneath a crown, a hook on the reverse of the body, stand. Provenance: Alain Presencer... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2020

A monumental pair of marble Buddhist lions, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 23. A monumental pair of marble Buddhist lions, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 50 ¼ in. high, 26 ¼ in wide, 27 in. deep (127.5 cm. x 66.5 cm. x 68.5 cm.). Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 193,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Each lion is carved seated on its haunches on a waisted lotus plinth with drapings, wearing a tasselled collar carved in relief that is hung with a bell suspended above the chest. One beast has its right paw resting on a cub, the other has its... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2020

A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Mid Ming Dynasty

Lot 198. A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Mid Ming Dynasty; 47.5cm (18 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000. Sold for £ 237,562 (€ 262,645). Courtesy Bonhams. Finely cast with eyes downcast in meditative expression seated in dhyanasana,with the right hand reaching down towards the ground in bhumisparsha mudra, the left hand held gently in the lap in dhyana mudra, dressed in pleated garments open at the chest, all supported on a double-lotus pedestal, covered... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2020

A very rare grey limestone head of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tang Dynasty, Longmen Caves, 7th century AD

Lot 6. A very rare grey limestone head of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tang Dynasty, Longmen Caves, 7th century AD; 38cm (15in) high. Estimate £ 80,000 - 120,000. Sold for £ 300,062 (€ 331,744). Courtesy Bonams. The smoothly carved face with meditative expression, the heavily lidded eyes down-cast beneath elegantly arched brows, the straight nose above gently curving lips, the hair carved as wavy curls, all between long pendulous ears, the stone of dark-grey tone, wood plinth stand.  Provenance: a French... [Lire la suite]
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