10 janvier 2021

A pair of bronze frog-form weights, Southeast Asia, 2nd millennium BC-3rd century AD

Lot 39. A pair of bronze frog-form weights, Southeast Asia, 2nd millennium BC-3rd century AD; 21⁄2 in. (6.4 cm.) long, cloth box. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3?000. Price Realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Both frogs are cast in a seated position with head raised, and facing forward.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Alice Boney, New York, 1984.The Irving Collection, New York, by 1987. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2021

A pair of large bronze bangles or armlets, Southeast Asia, 1st century AD or later

Lot 37. A pair of large bronze bangles or armlets, Southeast Asia, 1st century AD or later; 41⁄2 in. (11.4 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 1,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each bangle is cast with bosses surrounded by circle patterns centered by bosses.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The Irving Collection, New York, no. 1916, by 1987. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2020

Ensemble de parures en argent provenant des populations du Triangle d'or (Laos, Thailande, Vietnam, Yunnan)

Lot 216. Torque à cinq rangs, Triangle d’or. Argent. L. 18 cm Poids. 1 124 grs. Est: €2,000 - €3,000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Provenance: Collection de Madame A. Lot 217. Torque, Triangle d’or. Argent. L. 21 cm Poids. 363 grs. Est: €600 - €800. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Provenance: Collection de Madame A. Lot 218. Torque, Triangle d’or. Argent. L. 11,5 cm Poids. 126 grs. Est: €400 - €600. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2020

A rare gold brocade robe, Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 75. A rare gold brocade robe, Mughal India, circa 1700; 38in. (96.5cm.) long. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000 (USD 39,000 - USD 52,000). Courtesy Sotheby's. Gold and silk threads, brocaded, the gold ground decorated with a repeating design of red floral sprays, red and blue silk lining. Provenance: Possibly Henry Vansittart (1732-1770) when Governor of Bengal from 1759 to 1764 or his brother George Vansittart (1745-1825 when in Bengal from 1761 to 1776Thence by descent to the late... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2020

Bhumi Devi?, Inde, Kerala, ca 16° siècle

Lot 169. Bhumi Devi?, Inde, Kerala, ca 16° siècle. Alliage cuivreux. H. 35,7 cm. Estimate: €8,000- €10,000. © Cornette de Saint Cyr Rare et importante représentation d’une déesse debout brandissant un lotus de sa main droite, le haut du corps incliné dans la même direction.Cette rare sculpture peut être rapprochée d’une quasi identique conservée au Los Angeles County Museum of Art (inv. M.2005.73), cadeau de Mrs. Harry Lenart en l’honneur du 40° anniversaire du musée, identifiée par le Dr Pal comme Shri... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2020

Divinité féminine, Inde du nord ou Bangladesh, ca 6°- 8° siècle

Lot 154. Divinité féminine, Inde du nord ou Bangladesh, ca 6°- 8° siècle. Terre cuite. H. 31 cm. Estimate: €8,000- €10,000. © Cornette de Saint Cyr Superbe représentation d'une divinité féminine richement parée, assise dans une superbe attitude déhanchée, présentant une fleur dans la paume de sa main droite. Avec sa taille fine, ses hanches larges et sa poitrine généreuse, cette divinité qui pourrait être une représentation de la déesse Tara constitue un parfait exemple de l'idéal féminin indien tel qu'il a... [Lire la suite]

26 mai 2020

A bust-length portrait of the Emperor Jahangir, signed by Daulat, Mughal, dated 1627

Lot 26. A bust-length portrait of the Emperor Jahangir, signed by Daulat, Mughal, dated 1627; 7.5 by 5.7cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 60,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's gouache heightened with gold on paper, ruled in red, blue and white, inscribed, signed and dated in nasta’liq script 'amal-i kamtarin bandah-i dargah Daulat’ ('the work of the most insignificant servant of the court, Daulat'), [regnal] 'year 22', in a khatamkari frame.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2020

A carved jade archer's thumb ring, India, 17th century

Lot 140. A carved jade archer's thumb ring, India, 17th century; 4.6cm. max. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of pale green jade and characteristic form, carved with a full-face lotus blossom flanked by undulated leafy stems each terminating in a lotus blossom.  Provenance: Acquired in London in 1984. Sotheby's. The Sven Gahlin Collection, London, 06 oct. 2015
26 mai 2020

A carved ivory comb depicting Krishna, South India, 17th-18th century

Lot 123. A carved ivory comb depicting Krishna, South India, 17th-18th century; 14.2cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500  GBP. Photo Sotheby's carved in relief on both sides, one side depicting dancing Krishna and the reverse showing the infant Balakrishna suckling from Yashoda's breast, supported on a lotus pedestal flanked by yalis and surrounded by acanthus scrolls emanating from a kirtimuka, old collection inventory number SE5.46 in black ink. ... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2020

A carved ivory comb, Sri Lanka, 18th century

Lot 122. A carved ivory comb, Sri Lanka, 18th century; 12 by 9.8cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500  GBP. Photo Sotheby's of rectangular-form carved and pierced with a dancing girl flanked by two peacocks surrounded by foliate scrolls, bordered by narrow beading and diamond trellis bands, heightened with black and red lac, with customised collector's box. Provenance: Winkel and Rasmussen Auctioneers, Copenhagen, 1933Lau Sunde (1910-1979), dealer and... [Lire la suite]
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