28 mai 2020

A limestone figure of a lion, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 5039. A limestone figure of a lion, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 12.2 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Sold for 187,500 HKD (22,185 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. carved seated on its haunches on a rectangular plinth, his head facing forward with large piercing eyes and wide open jaws baring fangs, framed by a finely combed mane extending from the edge of the jawline and cascading in thick curls down the back of head and shoulders, the powerful beast further rendered... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2020

A gilt-bronze fragmentary arm of Vajradhara, Ming dynasty

Lot 5036. A gilt-bronze fragmentary arm of Vajradhara, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 31.5 cm, 12 3/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Sold for 200,000 HKD (23,664 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. cast as a hollow bent right forearm and hand, the middle and ring fingers depicted gently bent inwards as though holding a vajra, the wrist rendered adorned with beaded jewellery, the gilt-bronze surface with extensive malachite encrustation concentrating around the hand, stand. Note:Compare a... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2020

A large wood figure of Guanyin, Qing Dynasty

Lot 267.  A large wood figure of Guanyin, Qing Dynasty; 97cm (38 1/8in) high. Estimate £4,000-6,000. Sold for £31,250 (€ 34,744). Photo: Bonhams. Carved with naturalistic facial features gazing serenely downwards beneath a high chignon encircled by a crown, a sash looped across the palm of the right hand, the relaxed body enveloped in flowing drapery, seated at ease with the left arm gently resting on a raised knee, the body leaning on a rocky support.  The dating of this lot is consistent with the result... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2020

A silver-inlaid bronze figure of a Luohan, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 162. A silver-inlaid bronze figure of a Luohan, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 3 3/4 in. (9.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The figure is well cast with his face looking forward bearing a benevolent expression, seated with one leg tucked under the other, his right arm supporting his body, and his left resting on his raised left knee. The loose flowing robes are open at the chest and are incised with foliate and scrolling... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2020

A pair of large marble Buddhistic lions, Ming dynasty

Lot 108. A pair of large marble Buddhistic lions, Ming dynasty. The largest: 72cm., 28 3/8in. Estimate: £60,000 — 80,000. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. each recumbent animal carved in mirror image and poised on its front legs, its head facing to the side and with a sash in its mouth, one with one cub perched on its back and another under its front left paw, on a rectangular base, the sides carved in relief with scrolling clouds. Property From A Portuguese... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2020

A stucco figure of a two-headed winged deity, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 524. A stucco figure of a two-headed winged deity, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12 ¾ in. (32.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The deity is modelled with two heads, each bearing a peaceful expression, wearing a plain diadem with ribbons trailing from the back. The wings, with intricately rendered feathers are emerging to each side of the torso and the waist is tied with a skirt. The front of the figure is applied with gilt, the... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2020

A gilt-lacquer wood figure of a luohan, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 651. A gilt-lacquer wood figure of a luohan, Late Ming dynasty; 43.4cm high. Sold for HK$ 43,750 (€ 5,240). © Bonhams. The figure carved standing high with the righ hand grasping onto a gnarled staff, the left holding the robe, further adorning a kasha decorated with wave patterns and floral hems as well as bracelets around the hands and feet, his prominent facial expression framed by a protruding cranium and chest bare revealling bone structures. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 24... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2020

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Yuanshi Tianzun, Late Ming Dynasty, cyclically dated to Jimao year, AD 1579 or 1639

Lot 93. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Yuanshi Tianzun, Late Ming Dynasty, cyclically dated to Jimao year, corresponding to AD 1579 or 1639; The figure 49cm (19 1/4in) high . Estimate £ 10,000-15,000. Sold for £ 35,000 (€ 39,970). Photo Bonhams. Heavily cast seated on a hardwood stand in the form of a horseshoe-back chair, the Daoist deity wearing long flowing robes tied with ribbons below the chest, his hands closely imitating a Buddhist mudra, the face in a meditative expression with... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2020

A carved sandalwood figure of a seated buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th Century

Lot 3339. A carved sandalwood figure of a seated buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th Century; 19 cm, 7 1/2 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's seated in dhyanasana, with a finely carved loose-fitted robe open at the neck and hands folded in his lap, wearing a serene expression upon his face, wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011
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08 avril 2020

A carved boxwood seated Buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3336. A carved boxwood seated Buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 12 cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 162,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rotund figure wearing a loose robe, with a loving and jovial expression, supporting a little boy playfully climbing on his shoulder, the wood of rich, golden brown colour, wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011
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