02 mai 2020

A huanghuali rectangular side table, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 262. A huanghuali rectangular side table, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 81.7 by 177.5 by 38.4cm., 32 1/4  by 69 5/8  by 15 1/4 in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 GBP (13,939 — 27,878 EUR). Lot Sold 50,000 GBP (69,695 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 2015 the framed single plank top supported on four round legs joined by a humpback stretcher set on the front and back face with widely spaced pairs of struts. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015

02 mai 2020

A gray Ying scholar's rock, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 1110. A gray Ying scholar's rock, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rock is of an elongated lozenge shape, with white striations running through the craggy surface, hongmu stand.  Provenance: David Kidd (1926-1996) Collection, Japan. Literature: S. Slesin, et al., Japanese Style, New York, 1988, p. 65.N. Grindley, The Ian and Susan... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2020

A tixi lacquer brush, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 1108. A tixi lacquer brush, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The brush is of waisted form, with a bulbous knob at the bottom end, a rounded collar, and with a domed cover. Both are carved with an elegant interlocking ruyi pattern, Japanese box, goat hair and hare's fur brush bristle.  Provenance: Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 2006. ... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2020

A rare large zitan wrist rest, 18th-19th century

Lot 1105. A rare large zitan wrist rest, 18th-19th century; 22 ½ in. (57.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The unusually long wrist rest is carved on the convex top in imitation of root gnarl. The wood has a satiny patina and is rich purple in color.  Provenance: Christie's New York, 16 September 1999, lot 76.Nicholas Grindley, London, 1999. Christie's. The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2020

A spotted bamboo brush, dated by inscription to renzi year, corresponding to 1852 or 1912

Lot 1102. A spotted bamboo brush, dated by inscription to renzi year, corresponding to 1852 or 1912; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) long (without hair brush). Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The shaft of the brush is made of spotted bamboo and is incised with three inscriptions filled in with green, red and purple ink indicating the name, date, maker, and type of the brush respectively, and terminates in an ivory-colored wood end; the flanged... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2020

A marbled xipi lacquer brush washer, Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 1102. A marbled xipi lacquer brush washer, Ming dynasty, early 17th century; 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The brush washer is of shallow circular form, with a wide mouth and raised lip. The exterior is covered with an abstract marbled design of red, ochre, green, and black lacquers, and the interior is covered in black lacquer, Japanese box.  Provenance: Nicholas Grindley, London, 1998.Private... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2020

A huanghuali brush pot, 18th century

Lot 1101. A huanghuali brush pot, 18th century; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The brush pot is of cylindrical form with an inward-sloping lip and a slightly convex base. The grain has a particularly pleasing pattern, with several 'ghost eyes', and the color is a deep honey-brown.  Provenance: Nicholas Grindley, London. Literature: N. Grindley, Nicholas Grindley, 'November 1998', no. 18.S.... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2020

A large moulded and carved ‘Longquan’ celadon bowl, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 278. A large moulded and carved ‘Longquan’ celadon bowl, Late Ming dynasty; 29cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,576 — 8,363 EUR). Lot Sold 27,500 GBP (38,332 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 2015 the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, moulded to the exterior with undulating lotus scrolls above a keyfret band, the interior moulded with a chrysanthemum medallion to the centre, framed by carved lotus scrolls, covered overall in a sea-green glaze, the base... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2020

A carved Yaozhou bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 276. A carved Yaozhou bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 18.2cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,576 — 8,363 EUR). Lot Sold 16,250 GBP (22,651 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 2015 the rounded sides rising from a short foot, the interior carved with a design of scrolling peony, covered overall in an olive-green glaze.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015
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02 mai 2020

Two mottled pale green jade figures, Han Dynasty or later

Lot 37. Two mottled pale green jade figures, Han Dynasty or later. The taller 10.4cm (4in) high. Estimate HK$ 100,000-150,000. Sold for HK$ 3,640,000 (€ 431,791). Photo: Bonhams. With one figure carved as male and the other female, each standing in long-sleeved robes with arms held together at the front, the stone of a pale green tone with brown inclusions and flaws. Note: The present pair of jade figures follows the style of dress and body posture found on burial pottery figures of attendants in Han... [Lire la suite]