15 septembre 2018

A Jizhou painted jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1303. A Jizhou painted jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The body is painted on either side with a quadrilobed panel of a leaping stag, the two separated by large leafy flower sprays below a plain band on the narrow, sloping shoulder and classic scroll on the neck, all in brown on a white slip under a clear glaze. The slightly domed cover is centered by a... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2018

A Korean celadon-glazed reticulated pillow, late Goryeo dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1155. A Korean celadon-glazed reticulated pillow, late Goryeo dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 ¾ in. (11.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The pillow is decorated on the top and the base with lotus blossoms and the sides with various floral and foliate motifs, all bordered by key-fret bands. It is covered overall with a celadon glaze pooling to an emerald color in the recesses.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc,... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A rare pair of monumental painted stucco figures of bodhisattvas, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1128. A rare pair of monumental painted stucco figures of bodhisattvas, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 13th-14th century; 85 in. (2.16 m.) high. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. Price realised USD 468,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Each figure is a manifestation of Avalokiteshvara, shown standing on a lotus base with head framed within a halo and hands held before the body in amida mudra. One figure wears a green scarf draped over the shoulders and then looped over the forearms before trailing... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

A Longquan celadon incised 'Floral' censer, 13th-14th century

Lot 157. A Longquan celadon incised 'Floral' censer, 13th-14th century; 4in (10.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 3,400 - 5,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Heavily potted, the rounded sides encircled by the Eight Trigrams between bands of combed wave patterns, supported on three cabriole feet surmounted by mythical beast masks and covered with a thick, crackled green glaze falling short of the well and the raised disc centering the base, exposing the biscuit. Bonhams. CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato globular jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 825. A Cizhou sgraffiato globular jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The globular body is carved through the blackish-brown slip to the buff body with a broad band of bold leafy scroll between line borders and covered with a clear glaze, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Kochukyo, Tokyo. Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren Collection Part IV, New... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 824. A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The body is carved through the brown glaze to the buff body with a broad band of leaf scroll below a narrower band of leaf scroll on the shoulder, all within line borders below the brown-glazed, waisted neck and flared mouth, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box. Provenance: Kochukyo, Tokyo. ... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2018

A small Cizhou sgraffiato jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 823. A small Cizhou sgraffiato jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 3 ½ in. (8.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The deep, rounded sides are carved through the brown glaze with a broad band of leafy scroll between single line borders, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box.  Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren Collection Part IV, New York, 13 September 2018.
18 août 2018

A large painted wood figure of a Guardian King, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 227. A large painted wood figure of a Guardian King, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 64 in. (162.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 350,000 - USD 450,000. Price realised USD 384,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.  The powerful figure shown standing with feet firmly braced slightly apart and with right hand positioned as if holding the hilt of a sword that would have rested in the palm of the raised left hand, wearing elaborate layered armor with a monster mask at the waist, and a long... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2018

Covered Box, Vietnam, 13th-14th century

Covered Box, Vietnam, 13th-14th century. Stoneware, glaze, 2 x 3 1/4 in. (5.1 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 75.60.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.60.3_transp6290.jpg)      
10 juin 2018

Rare et importante statue de Padmapani en bronze doré, Népal, début de l'époque Malla, XIIIeme-Xiveme siecle

Lot 228. Rare et importante statue de Padmapani en bronze doré, Népal, début de l'époque Malla, XIIIeme-Xiveme siecle. Hauteur: 18,8 cm. (7 ½ in.). Estimation: EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000 (USD 354,401 - USD 590,669). Price realised EUR 367,5000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Il est représenté debout sur une base lotiforme, esquissant le léger déhanchementtribanga. Il est vêtu d'un fin dhoti et arbore des bijoux précieux et une couronne ouvragée. La main droite en varadamudra, l'autre... [Lire la suite]