08 novembre 2018

A jade finger citron, Qing dynasty

Lot 145. A jade finger citron, Qing dynasty; 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 £ (24,338 €). © Sotheby's. the naturalistically carved 'Buddha's hand' attached to a leafy gnarled stalk, the 'fingers' extending and curling at the tips, the translucent stone of an attractive yellowish-green colour, later carved zitan stand. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM
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08 novembre 2018

A pair of 'huanghuali' and hardwood horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 124. A pair of 'huanghuali' and hardwood horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 95.8 by 65,8 by 59 cm, 37 3/4  by 25 3/4  by 23 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500  £ (25,769 €). © Sotheby's. each with curving toprail sloping down to the arms supported on serpentine side posts and terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the curved backsplat carved with a shoucharacter medallion, the back... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A bronze figure of Sitatapatr, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 63. A bronze figure of Sitatapatr, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 23,750 £ (27,201 €). © Sotheby's. cast seated in dhyanasana on a lotus pedestal base with cloth draped down the front, the left hand clutching a chatra, the body adorned with elaborate jewellery, wrapped with a bellowing celestial scarf around the shoulders and arms, the face of a benevolent expression framed by pendulous... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A small yellow lacquer 'peony' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 111. A small yellow lacquer 'peony' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 4.9 cm, 1 7/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 £ (31,496 €). © Sotheby's. of circular form, the box and cover meticulously carved in varied levels of relief through the ochre-yellow lacquer to the cinnabar-red layer below with a large peony bloom surrounded by leaves naturalistically bending and curling, the interior lacquered black. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A large and rare cloisonné enamel trumpet vase, Ming dynasty

Lot 33. A large and rare cloisonné enamel trumpet vase, Ming dynasty; 68 cm, 26 3/4  in. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 28,750 £ (32,927 €). © Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a high domed spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck with flaring rim, brightly decorated around the exterior with bands of shou characters encircled within leafy scrolls, divided by four notched vertical flanges and all reserved on a turquoise-blue ground. Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A carved pale celadon jade 'Mythical animal', Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 146. A carved pale celadon jade 'Mythical animal', Qing dynasty, 18th century; 7 cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 £ (34,359 €). © Sotheby's. carved recumbent with the hind legs tucked beneath the rotund body and the head facing forward, the tail folded between the legs, pierced through the body with a round aperture, the well-polished pale celadon stone with attractive russet highlights. Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A  'zitan' incense stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 130. A  'zitan' incense stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 83 by 44 by 44 cm, 32 3/4  by 17 1/4  by 17 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 £ (37,222 €). © Sotheby's. the square panelled top raised on a narrow waist carved with trailing clouds, above the shaped apron elaborately carved in relief to each side with a ruyi-shaped panel depicting a figure standing on a bridge beside a river, bordered by trailing clouds, below a band of lappets, raised on... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A pale celadon jade 'Landscape' box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 26. A pale celadon jade 'Landscape' box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 7.3 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 £ (42,949 €). © Sotheby's. of rectangular form with indented corners, supported on a reticulated foot, the cover carved in low-relief depicting a scholar and his attendant crossing a bridge in a mountainous landscape amidst scrolling clouds, the sides and box decorated with panels of archaistic motifs, with a poetic inscription to one... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' square corner two-door cabinet, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 132. A 'huanghuali' square corner two-door cabinet, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 92 by 84.5 by 51 cm, 36 1/4  by 33 1/4  by 20 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 47,500 £ (54,402 €). © Sotheby's. the rectangular form of miter, mortise and tennon construction with tielimu back, the panelled doors with later brass mounts, the interior with a shelf and two drawers. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM
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08 novembre 2018

A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th century

Lot 65. A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th century; 29.5 cm, 11 5/8  in. Estimate £30,000 - £50,000. Lot sold £60,000 (€68,718). © Sotheby's. seated in dhyanasana on an ungilded separately cast double-lotus pedestal base, with hands held in dhyanamudra, wearing a shawl and dhoti falling down over his crossed legs in undulous folds and opening at the chest to reveal elaborate jewellery, a celestial scarf around the shoulders and arms, the face with... [Lire la suite]
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