01 avril 2018

A carved wood memento mori skull, Germany, 16th century

Lot 3008. A carved wood memento mori skull, Germany, 16th century; 20.9 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 150,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018. powerfully carved in the form of a human skull consisting of the cranium and upper jaws, the cadaverous face rendered being stripped of its remaining flesh with several teeth missing, covered with a monochromatic layer of brown paint. The outcome of Carbon-14 testing is consistent with the dating of this lot. ... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2018

A carved boxwood memento mori skeleton, Southern Germany, 17th century

Lot 3050. A carved boxwood memento mori skeleton, Southern Germany, 17th century; 26.2 cm, 10 1/4  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018. well carved as Todlein standing on a irregular stand with its head turning to the left, the right hand portrayed holding an hourglass supporting a frog, the figure of Death powerfully depicted with a layer of skin around the skull and remnants of skin acting as clothing and partially revealing the skeletal structure, further adorned with a sash... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2018

Tsukada Shukyo, Pair of Vases, Japan, circa 1910

Tsukada Shukyo, Pair of Vases, Japan, circa 1910, silver with touches of gold, height 34.7 cm, Khalili Collections, MX 94 © 2016 Khalili Collections.
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01 avril 2018

Tray, Japan, Tokyo, circa 1900

Tray, Japan, Tokyo, circa 1900, cloisonné, musen and yusen enamel, applied with a shakudo rim, 30.8 x 26 cm, Khalili Collections, E 37 © 2016 Khalili Collections.
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01 avril 2018

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) 

Lot 2273. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The compressed globular body is moulded with a raised rib at the shoulder which connects to three raised lines running vertically from the shoulder to each conical foot. The straight neck supports a flattened everted mouth rim. It is covered overall in a pale celadon glaze thinning on the... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2018

A Roman marble relief torso of a man, circa 2nd century A.D.

Lot 3061. A Roman marble relief torso of a man, circa 2nd century A.D.; 40 cm, 15 3/4  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (52,557 - 73,580 EUR). Lot Sold 475,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018. standing with the weight on his right leg, and wearing a mantle falling from his left shoulder, leaving his chest bare, and draped over his left forearm and hip. Provenance: Collection of Princess Aldobrandini, by repute.Rothschild auction, 1960s-1970s, by repute.Estate of Dr... [Lire la suite]

01 avril 2018

Wang Hui (1632-1717), Traveling by night in a fishing village after Li Cheng

Lot 2284. Wang Hui (1632-1717), Traveling by night in a fishing village after Li Cheng, ink and colour on silk, handscroll; 43.5 by 283.3 cm; 17 1/8  by 111 1/2  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,600,000 HKD (372,688 EUR). © Sotheby's 2018 signed Shigu Zi Wang Hui, dated guiwei (1703) and with four seals of the artistTitleslip and frontispieces by Zhou Cheng (1941-), both dated jiaxu (1994) and with one to two seals of hiswith... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2018

Dong Qichang (1555 - 1636), Misty Mountains in the style of Mi Fu

Lot 2273. Dong Qichang (1555 - 1636), Misty Mountains in the style of Mi Fu, ink and colour on silk, handscroll; (painting) 23.5 by 138.7 cm; 9 1/4  by 54 5/8  in.; (calligraphy) 23.5 by 119.5 cm; 9 1/4  by 47 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 8,640,000 HKD (894,452 EUR). © Sotheby's 2018 Frontispiece by the artist, signed Dong Qichang and with three seals of his(painting) signed Xuanzai and with two seals of the artist(calligraphy)... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2018

A small carved Ding bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) 

Lot 2272. A small carved Ding bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The bowl is of conical form, with finely potted flaring sides rising from a narrow foot ring. It is carved in the interior with a series of gently curving, radiating double-line spirals forming the flutes of a stylised lotus leaf. The exterior is left undecorated. It is covered overall with... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2018

A carved wood figure of Fudo Myo-O, Japan, Heian period, 12th century

Lot 3089. A carved wood figure of Fudo Myo-O, Japan, Heian period, 12th century; 92.2 cm, 36 1/4  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (63,069 - 84,091 EUR). Lot Sold 1,000,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018. the Immovable Wisdom King worked from a single block of cypress wood in the ichiboku zukuri technique, powerfully carved standing with his body leaning to one side, simply dressed with a loincloth knotted at the waist and cascading in... [Lire la suite]
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