17 septembre 2021

A Rare Pair of Chinese painted wood Figures, Warring States-Western Han Period

Lot 146. A Rare Pair of Chinese painted wood Figures, Warring States-Western Han Period; 16 3/4in (42.6cm) and 17 1/2in (44.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). Sold for US$ 14,025 (€ 11,975). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each carved slender figure standing in high-collared robes over inner garments, gently falling over sloping shoulders into heavily gathered sleeves over clasped hands to the front and flaring over narrow legs exposing small shoes, the garments painted... [Lire la suite]

09 septembre 2021

Chinese Sculpture from the Junkunc Collection at Christie's New York, 23-24 september 2021

 Stephen Junkunc, III, circa 1930. Stephen Junkunc, III ranks amongst the most renowned collectors of Chinese ceramics and works of art, and is known for collecting a wide breadth of works of the highest standards of quality. At its height, his collection comprised over two-thousand examples of porcelain, jade, bronzes, Buddhist sculpture and paintings, and included two examples of the legendary Ru ware, of which only eighty-seven examples are known in the world. A superb Ru dish from... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2021

A group of ten marble carvings, Liao - Song dynasty

Lot 1103. Six boxes and covers, two with inscriptions to the base; and four small 'animal' paperweights, Liao - Song dynasty; largest 9.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 81,900 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Collection of Vernon Moore, 1990s. Acquired in Hong Kong, 2 October 2017 (HK$ 41,300). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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04 septembre 2021

A small limestone figure of a lion, Song - Ming dynasty or later

Lot 1098. A small limestone figure of a lion, Song - Ming dynasty or later; 15.1 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 226,800 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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04 septembre 2021

A sandstone 'lions' group, Ming - Qing dynasty

Lot 1093. A sandstone 'lions' group, Ming - Qing dynasty; h. 27 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 47,880 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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02 septembre 2021

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a scholar holding a scroll, Song - Yuan dynasty

Lot 1068. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a scholar holding a scroll, Song - Yuan dynasty (960-1279); 15,8 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 35,280 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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22 août 2021

A rare large limestone figure of a seated lady feeding a bird, Tang dynasty

Lot 1040. A rare large limestone figure of a seated lady feeding a bird, Tang dynasty (618-907); h. 49.5 cm . Estimate: 100,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 882,000 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Note: The present lot was once in the collection of Julius Eberhardt (1936-2012), an Austrian architect and avid collector of ancient Chinese works of art. Julius Eberhardt had been fascinated by the art and culture of ancient China since the time of his studies. But he returned to this interest only... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2021

A pair of inscribed wucai sleeve vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 6. A pair of inscribed wucai sleeve vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 8¼ in., 20.9 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Lot sold: 52,920 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021  
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17 juillet 2021

A stone head of a luohan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 5079. A stone head of a luohan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); h. 37 cm, overall 69 cm, wood stand. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 40,320 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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12 juillet 2021

A gilt-bronze figure of a lama, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 5047. A gilt-bronze figure of a lama, Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century; 18.1 cm, the base sealed. Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 HKD. Lot sold: 138,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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