08 décembre 2018

A highly unusual blue and white 'Buddhist Lion' vase, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and possibly of the perio

Lot 19. A highly unusual blue and white 'Buddhist Lion' vase, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and possibly of the period (1736-1795). H. 32,9 cm. Estimate 40,000-60,000 €. Lot sold 620.000 €. © Nagel Auktionen The body painted in underglaze-red and blue with three Buddhist lions, each detailed with large bulging eyes, flared nostrils, tightly coiled mane and a bushy tail, variously depicted playing with a beribboned brocade ball amidst flame wisps, one crouching with its head turned... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2018

A famille-verte 'Buddhist Lion' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 334. A famille-verte 'Buddhist Lion' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 3/8  in., 44 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000. © Sotheby's of archaistic zun form, the bulging mid-section enameled with three lively Buddhist lions each playing with an exuberantly beribboned brocade ball, set between ruyi-head borders, the tapering shoulder with a band of iron-red and gilt peony flowerheads against a green diaper ground surmounted by two sinuous striding chilong amid... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

A blue and white soft paste 'Buddhist lion' vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 528. A blue and white soft paste 'Buddhist lion' vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the ovoid body raised on a splayed foot and rising to a waisted neck and flared rim, the shoulders set to each side with shallow relief-molded lion-mask handles suspending mock rings, brilliantly painted in deep tones of underglaze blue, with a large Buddhist lion seated beside lingzhi on one side, and a smaller lion beneath a... [Lire la suite]