31 mai 2020

A pair of zitan square corner-leg stools, fangdeng, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 3296. A pair of zitan square corner-leg stools, fangdeng, Late Qing dynasty; 18 ½ in. (47 cm.) high, 18 ¼ in. (46.4 cm.) square. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each square stool is raised on slightly splayed legs of round section fitted with baitong mounts, and joined by humpbacked stretchers set with vertical struts. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2020

Two archaic jade scabbard slides, Warring States period (475–221 BC)

Lot 5057. Two archaic jade scabbard slides, Warring States period (475–221 BC); 6.2 and 9 cm, 2 1/2  and 3 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 40,000 HKD (4,733 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each of rectangular form, the larger slide carved neatly and densely in low relief with raised bosses, the smaller carved to the top with two raised fillets, the underside with a rectangular loop.  Provenance: An important Asian collection, acquired in the 1980s or earlier. ... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A jade 'toothed animal mask' ornament and a green jade 'face' pendant, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC)

Lot 5004. A jade 'toothed animal mask' ornament and a green jade 'face' pendant, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC); 8.4 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 47,500 HKD (5,177 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of generous proportions, the thick blade tapering at one end and outlined with rounded edges, one side with a concave groove marked with concentric rings, the lustrous stone of a pale greyish-beige colour accentuated with brown and white... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A celadon jade 'bird' amulet, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC)

Lot 5123. A celadon jade 'bird' amulet, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC); 4.3 cm, 1 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 50,000 HKD (5,916 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. depicted with bulging eyes and flanked by a pair of wide angular wings, the body subtly worked with a horizontal groove above three vertical concave bands simulating tail feathers, the reverse pierced with an aperture for suspension, the stone of a warm yellowish-celadon colour. ... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A red lacquer recessed-leg wine table, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 5031. A red lacquer recessed-leg wine table, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 87.8 by 106.8 by 66.8 cm, 34 1/2  by 42 by 26 1/4  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Sold for 50,000 HKD (5,916 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the frame top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with exposed tenons on the short sides, the edge of the frame moulding downward and inward and ending in a thin band, resting atop a curvilinear apron set flush with the tapering legs in... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A nanmu root ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty

Lot 5028. A nanmu root ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty; ruyi sceptre 45.7 cm, 18 in., painting: 50 by 78 cm, 19 3/4  by 30 3/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Sold for 52,500 HKD (6,212 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. formed from a single piece of root, the gnarled node forming the head and the twisted stem as the shaft, the patina of a reddish-brown tone, together with an ink painting on paper by the Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat, with one seal of... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2020

A lacquer smith work table or rectangular board, Tsubame Tori Ban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989)

      Lot 5082. A lacquer smith work table or rectangular board, Tsubame Tori Ban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989); 2.9 by 55.7 by 38.8 cm, 1 1/8  by 22 by 12 1/3  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Sold for 60,000 HKD (7,099 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with canted corners, the top of the panel with dense and abstract splashes of red lacquer over black extending over the sides to the edges of the reverse, the reverse with a superb marblelised ground of... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A rare bronze dagger, Ge, Early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th-10th century BC

Lot 5003. A rare bronze dagger, Ge, Early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th-10th century BC; 30 cm, 11 3/4  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Sold for 60,000 HKD (7,099 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. crisply cast in the form of an L-shaped double blade, each with a raised median ridge, the horizontal blade pierced with a circular aperture terminating in a drilled disc-shaped hilt, the vertical longer blade cast with a series of four rectangular slits along the hilt, the surface... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A lacquer smith's low table, urushi goshi joban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989)

Lot 5106. A lacquer smith's low table, urushi goshi joban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989); 17.2 by 88 by 40.7 cm, 6 3/4  by 34 5/8  by 16 in. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 HKD. Sold for 62,500 HKD (7,395 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular panel supported on two vertical recessed panels further resting on four short feet, the marblelised top of the table with an irregular residue of built-up layers of black and red lacquer extending down the sides. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A rare gilt and polychrome zitan figure of Shri Devi, Tibet, 16th – 17th century

Lot 5091. A rare gilt and polychrome zitan figure of Shri Devi, Tibet, 16th – 17th century; 16.7 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Sold for 62,500 HKD (7,395 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deity seated on a mule with a saddle made of human skin within a flaming mandorla atop a sea of blood on a mountainous base, depicted with a ferocious expression and a third eye surmounted by flaming hair secured by a skull diadem, her left hand holding a skull cup... [Lire la suite]
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