07 avril 2019

A Goryeo Celadon-Glazed Lobed Bowl, 11th Century

Lot 3094. A Goryeo Celadon-Glazed Lobed Bowl, 11th Century. H 5.4cm D 12.6cm. Estimate HKD 30,000 - 50,000 (USD 3,821 - 6,369). Lot sold HKD 35,400 (USD 4,509). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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20 février 2019

A sandstone figure of a female deity, Khmer, Baphuon style, 11th century

Lot 1108. A sandstone figure of a female deity, Khmer, Baphuon style, 11th century; 28 1/8 in. (71.4 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Dressed in a long sampot with pendent fish-tail pleat secured with a simple belt tied at the waist, the face with wide mouth and heavy-lidded eyes, the hair finely delineated with the locks arranged in a bun and secured with a headband. Provenance: William H. Wolff, New York, 7 January 1984.The Irving Collection,... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A russet-glazed Yaozhou bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 11th century

Lot 726. A russet-glazed Yaozhou bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 11th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl has rounded sides which rise to the everted foliate rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of russet color thinning on the foot to expose the pale buff ware, Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Acquired in Japan, 2006. Note: Two very similar russet-glazed bowls with foliate rims are... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

A copper and silver inlaid copper alloy figure of Hevajra, Northeastern India, Pala period, 11th century

Lot 179. A copper and silver inlaid copper alloy figure of Hevajra, Northeastern India, Pala period, 11th century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61770; 6 cm (2 1/2 in.) high. Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 350,000 (€ 27,000 - 38,000). Sold for HK$ 400,000 (€ 44,227). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Provenance: Mimi Lipton, London, 1995. Note: Hevajra is one of the earliest Vajrayana yidams. He is the principal meditational deity of the high Anuttarayoga Tantras. The present work depicts Hevajra in... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

Fragmentary earthenware bowl, Egypt, 11th century

Fragmentary earthenware bowl, painted in luster over an opaque, white glaze, Egypt, 11th century H: 6.5; Diam: 28 cm, Inv. no. 3/1992. © The David Collection, Copenhagen. Birds were a favorite motif for Fatimid lusterware. The partly reconstructed bowl shows two symmetrical birds in the center, while fowl with large head crests – a motif that goes back to pre-Islamic times – are found in the tendrils. This bowl is painted in a style, where the birds and the foliage appear as large silhouettes without decoration. The painter placed... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2018

Earthenware bowl, Egypt, 11th century

Earthenware bowl, painted in luster over a white glaze, Egypt, 11th century, H: 5.5; Diam: 20.5 cm, Inv. no. 4/1992. © The David Collection, Copenhagen. While the motifs on figurative bowls painted in luster in Abbasid Iraq were stylized, a number of quite naturalistic depictions of courtiers, dancers, wrestlers, etc. are known from Fatimid Egypt. Here we have a young man in a long-sleeved tunic with a tirazband and wearing an elaborately wound turban. He is pouring a dark drink, presumably wine, from a glass decanter into a... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2018

A rare Fatimid gold armlet, Egypt or Syria, 11th century

Lot 8. A rare Fatimid gold armlet, Egypt or Syria, 11th century; 5 ¾in. (14.6cm.) diam. at widest. Estimate GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000 (USD 140,300 - USD 210,450). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The twisted band of the hinged bracelet with lines of calligraphy on alternate facets, the interior with continuous knotted strapwork, the bezel with a cruciform motif set with an emerald and green glass beads, the interstices of the cruciform with three filigree domes surrounded by small pearls, attachment pin... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2018

A pair of Yaozhou celadon flower-form bowls, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1460. A pair of Yaozhou celadon flower-form bowls, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century; 4½ and 4 3/8 in. (11.5 and 11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each with deep rounded sides rising from a tall cylindrical foot to the out-curved petal-cut rim, the sides of the interior applied with six slip ribs that rise to the slight notches cut in the rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of grey-green color that thins on the... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2018

Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Prajnaparamita, West Tibet, 11th century. Paper, pigments, gold, ink, 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. ( cm. 19 x 26 ) folio fragment; 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( cm 9,5 x 9,5 ) illumination. © Carlo Cristi Sadaksari Avalokitesvara. Sri Lanka, Anujradhapura , 7th-8th century. Copper alloy. © Carlo Cristi Narasimha on Garuda. Stone, India, Pala period, 11th century. 17 1/2 in. (44 cm). © Carlo Cristi Vajrapani Tangka. Distemper on cotton, Tibet, 14th century. 13 x 17 1/4... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2018

Chinese Antique Jewelry at Susan Ollemans

A Gold Finger Ring With Kylin, China, Liao dynasty, 11th century, gold. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Silver- Gilt Filigree Bracelet, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Silver-Gilt. Diameter: 9cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Susan Ollemans started her business in 1979 and has traded in Oriental Works of Art ever since. She was trained at the Percival David Foundation, SOAS London University, and worked as an agent for Spink and Sons for 15 years. She has sold to the Museum of New South Wales, Australia; the Cultural... [Lire la suite]