05 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin and child, 17th-18th century

  Lot 305. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin and child, 17th-18th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the seated bodhisattva holding a child, wearing long flowing robes open at the chest revealing a beaded necklace, the hair neatly parted and pulled back above the serene face, and falling in two knotted tresses onto the shoulders, all supported on a pierced rockwork base with a book on a pedestal at the side - Height 12 in., 30.5 cm From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray Note: Compare a... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Guandi, 17th-18th century

 Lot 304. A 'Dehua' figure of Guandi, 17th-18th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the deity seated on a tiger-skin draped throne, wearing molded armor beneath a long capacious robe covering the hands and secured by an ornamented belt, the face with a stern countenance beneath a close-fitting official's cap - Height 9 3/4  in., 24.8 cm From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray Note: Compare a similar figure in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, illustrated in P.J.... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Damo, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 303. A 'Dehua' figure of Damo, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's seated with one leg raised, wearing long robes, the voluminous folds falling open revealing a bare chest, a heavy mala draped around the shoulders, the face with characteristic stern gaze beneath prominent bushy brows, covered in a thick glaze with a slight yellow tint, the reverse impressed with a square seal reading boji yuren... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of a seated Buddha, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 298. A 'Dehua' figure of a seated Buddha, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's depicted seated in dhyanasana on a foliate-incised double-lotus base, wearing a draped robe falling loosely over a belted dhoti, the hair in tight, pointed whorls over the domed ushnisha, the face with a serene, meditatve expression and downcast gaze, covered overall in a milky white glaze - Height 13 1/2  in., 34.3 cm From the Collection of Richard... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin and child, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 297. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin and child, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's the bodhisattva seated on a rockwork throne cradling a child, flanked by further attributes, a vase and book, the base with two attentive acolytes centered by a writhing dragon - Height 8 3/8  in., 21.3 cm. From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Budai, 19th-20th century

Lot 296. A 'Dehua' figure of Budai, 19th-20th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's modeled wearing loose-fitting robes ribbon-tied below a well-rounded stomach, the jovial deity holding a pearl in the right hand, standing on a knotted cloth sack with waves curling up from beneath, the back with impressed double gourd mark reading He Chaochun - Height 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm. From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept.... [Lire la suite]

03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Tudi Gong, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 295. A 'Dehua' figure of Tudi Gong, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's seated on a throne, wearing a tall scholar's hat and voluminous robes belted with a long sash tied in front extending to the feet, the bearded face with contemplative expression - Height 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray Exhibition: Blanc de Chine: Divine Images in Porcelain, China Institute... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, 19th century, Qing dynasty

  Lot 294. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, 19th century, Qing dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's finely modeled in a pose of 'royal ease', adorned in loose robes and a single-strand beaded necklace, the hair swept up in a chignon with two knotted plaits falling in tresses over the shoulders, the left arm holding a ruyis cepter and leaning on a tripod armrest, the back impressed with a double-gourd seal reading He Chaozhong - Height 8 1/2... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, attributed to Huijiang Shanren

Lot 293. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, attributed to Huijiang Shanren. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's the standing bodhisattva with finely modeled hands joined in front of loose robes opened to reveal a beaded necklace, a cowl draped over the high chignon secured by a scrolling trefoil ornament above the serene face with downcast gaze, all supported on a base of scrolling clouds, the back with an impressed Huijiang... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Damo, 19th-20th century

Lot 292. A 'Dehua' figure of Damo, 19th-20th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's the luohan balancing atop a slender reed above a base of swirling waves, with hands clasped beneath the voluminous folds of long layered robes, the bald head slightly turned to one side with well defined features and penetrating gaze beneath thick furrowed brows, the back impressed with Taoya tang rectangular seal mark - Height 13 1/4  in., 33.7 cm. From the... [Lire la suite]