16 juillet 2019

A Reticulated White Porcelain Brush Holder, Joseon dynasty (19th century)

Lot 117. A Reticulated White Porcelain Brush Holder, Joseon dynasty (19th century); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 Cylindrical pierced form, molded with grape vine with incised details and applied with a transparent glaze; recessed base glazed, foot rim unglazed.  Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese and Korean Art, New York, 15 April 2016
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16 juillet 2019

A Blue and White Porcelain Bowl, Joseon dynasty (19th century)

Lot 106. A Blue and White Porcelain Bowl, Joseon dynasty (19th century); 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The circular deep bowl with extended rim, set on a short ring foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with a fish, water-weed and stylized clouds, exterior undecorated, applied with a clear glaze.  Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese and Korean Art, New... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A Punch'ong bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty (15th - 16th century)

Lot 99. A Punch'ong bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty (15th - 16th century); 12 ¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 140,000 - USD 160,000. Price realised USD 149,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The ovoid body with flared neck set on a short circular foot, decorated with thick white slip and incised lines with two large fish with spiky fins and stylized water-weeds, applied with a glossy clear glaze, the body with two sealed characters, one possibly "king" and another unidentified, the foot... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A celadon bowl, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century)

Lot 98. A celadon bowl, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The deep bowl with lobed rim, molded with a central roundel of a fish, encircled by a scenery of lotus pond including ducks and Chinese children (karako), covered with a glaze of soft sea-green tone. Provenance: Private collection, Japan.  Note: This beautiful bowl represents the peak of celadon wares... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

Anonymous (dated 1560), The Assembly of Buddha Shakyamuni

Lot 97. Anonymous (dated 1560), The Assembly of Buddha Shakyamuni. Dedicated by Queen Munjeong (1501–1565). Hanging scroll; ink and gold on purple silk, 40 x 23 ¾ in. (101.6 x 60.3 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 1,805,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 With wood box inscribed and dated Taisho kinoe tora natsu (Summer of 1914). Provenance: Private collection, Japan. This elegant and meticulous painting of the Buddha Assembly is executed in... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze seated figure of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Gwanse’eum Bosal), Goryeo dynasty (13th -14th century)

Lot 96. A gilt-bronze seated figure of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Gwanse’eum Bosal), Goryeo dynasty (13th -14th century);8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 Cast as a seated figure with the right hand raised in vitarkamudra, and the left hand resting at the center, dressed in a skirt with a scarf draped around the shoulders, over the arms and across the front of the crossed legs, the chest and arms adorned with... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2019

A large cast iron head of Buddha, Goryeo Dynasty (9th - 10th century)

Lot 94. A large cast iron head of Buddha, Goryeo Dynasty (9th - 10th century); 19 ¾ in. (50.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The large head finely cast, with eyes cast down and the mouth closed, the hair in tight curls over the ushnisha, an urna at the center of forehead, the wide neck cast with a double fold and ending in an irregular edge. Exhibited: Birmingham Museum of Art, 1997-2006. Note: For a... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze standing figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Unified Silla Dynasty (8th - 9th century)

Lot 95. A gilt-bronze standing figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Unified Silla Dynasty (8th - 9th century); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 Cast in the front with drapery falling from the chest to ankles in u-shaped folds and with a pair of elongated folds below the waist to indicate the legs of the figure; the back hollow with two pegs at the edges of the shoulders. With wood box. Literature: Yamato... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A Korean gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Unified Silla dynasty, 8th century

Lot 46. A Korean gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Unified Silla dynasty, 8th century. Height 2 3/4  in., 7 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's. cast standing on a lotus base, wearing long robes, left hand in abhayamudra, right hand by his side holding an attribute, wood stand, Japanese wood box (5). Provenance: Kitayama Fine Arts, Tokyo.Hirano Kotoken, Tokyo, acquired in the 1970s. Note: A similar figure with the mandorla... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A group of Korean gold jewelry, Three Kingdoms, Silla Kingdom period, 5th-6th century

Lot 45. A group of Korean gold jewelry, Three Kingdoms, Silla Kingdom period, 5th-6th century. Length of largest 3 in., 7.6 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's. comprising a pair of gold-foiled rope-twist band bangles; four pairs of earrings, the first and second pair consisting of a thick hollow tube suspending a cluster of small leaves with a round leaf-shaped thin plate; the third and fourth, a thin ring suspending an openwork... [Lire la suite]
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