16 septembre 2019

A pair of huanghuali 'official's hat' armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 18th century

Lot 892. A pair of huanghuali 'official's hat' armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 18th century; 45 ¼ in. (114.9 cm.) high, 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm.) wide, 18 7/8 in. (47.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 180,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 212,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each has a protruding crestrail supported on a broad S-shaped splat and curved rear posts which continue to form the rear legs. The curved arms are supported on tapering, curved stiles and curved front posts which continue through the seat... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2019

A rare and large mottled dark green jade alms bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

L0t 844. A rare and large mottled dark green jade alms bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 237,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The deep vessel with thick sides and rounded base is well-carved in high relief on the exterior with seven Buddhas seated in dhyanasana. The stone is of mottled dark green, black and pale-green color.The deep vessel with thick sides and rounded base is well-carved in high relief on the... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2019

A rare huanghuali rock table, 17th century

Lot 881. A rare huanghuali rock table, 17th century; 33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, 43 1/8 in. (109.5 cm.) wide, 21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The single, floating-panel-top is set in a rectangular frame with molded edges above a tall waist and plain, beaded apron. The whole is supported by 'giant arm's' braces and raised on beaded legs of square section terminating in finely carved hoof feet. Note: Of elegant... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2019

A rare huanghuali rock table, 17th century

Lot 881. A rare huanghuali rock table, 17th century; 33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, 43 1/8 in. (109.5 cm.) wide, 21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The single, floating-panel-top is set in a rectangular frame with molded edges above a tall waist and plain, beaded apron. The whole is supported by 'giant arm's' braces and raised on beaded legs of square section terminating in finely carved hoof feet. Note: Of elegant... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2019

A massive blue and white jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722), with cyclical date corresponding to 1717

Lot 1091. A massive blue and white jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722), with cyclical date corresponding to 1717; 23 in. (58.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 262,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The deep, bell-shaped body is decorated on one side with a scene of two scholars playing weiqi in a canopied boat with attendants at the stern, drifting down a tranquil river in a mountainous landscape. The reverse is inscribed with the Chi Bi Fu (Ode... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2019

A large teadust-glazed hu-shaped vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 1103. A large teadust-glazed hu-shaped vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795; 21 ½ in. (52 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 275,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The ovoid body is encircled by three double bow-string bands below a pair of molded mask and ring handles applied to the shoulder at the base of the slightly waisted neck that rises to a flared mouth encircled by a molded band. The vase is covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2019

A rare and finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, 17th-18th century

Lot 857. A rare and finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, 17th-18th century. Figure 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high; base 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 387,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The bodhisattva is shown seated with the principal pair of hands are clasped at the chest in anjali mudra, and twelve further pairs of hands, which once held various attributes, arrayed around the body. The principal head is flanked... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2019

A rare huanghuali recessed-leg table, 17th century

Lot 879. A rare huanghuali recessed-leg table, 17th century; 31 in. (78.5 cm.) high, 75 ½ in. (191.8 cm.) wide, 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 399,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The single-panel top is fitted with short, everted ends above plain aprons and spandrels. The whole is raised on thick legs of square section joined by pairs of stretchers. Provenance: Grace Wu Bruce, London, 2004. Note: The spare, economic lines of the... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2019

A very rare miniature bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, you, Late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC

Lot 806. A very rare miniature bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, you, Late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC; 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) high with handle. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 495,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The pear-shaped body of oval section is raised on a foot encircled by a band of stylized dragons and is finely cast on each side with a large taotie mask formed by a pair of dragons confronted on a flange, their raised, hooked tails positioned above... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2019

Christie's Asian Art Week live auctions total $41,641,250 million

From Dr. Johan Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden, before 1953, no. CK117. Lot 551. A very rare and important large parcel-gilt silver bowl, Tang dynasty (618-907); 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) diam.; weight 1052 g. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised $3,495,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Asian Art Week live auctions totaled USD $41,641,250 (£33,752,998 / € 37,662,556 / HK$324,469,071) with online sales to continue through September 25. Deep bidding was witnessed... [Lire la suite]
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