17 septembre 2021

A rare two-sided Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Black Lacquer 'Palace under moonlight' Rectangular Box and Cover Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 193. A rare two-sided Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Black Lacquer 'Palace under moonlight' Rectangular Box and Cover, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 16in (40.6cm) long; 9 7/8in (25.2cm) wide; 3 3/8in (8.6cm) deep, wood box. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2021 The two-part box and cover delicately decorated to the cover with an extensive palace scene with large storied buildings with balustrades, pathways and gardens dotted with many figures,... [Lire la suite]

27 juin 2021

A large longquan celadon auspicious jar and cover, Yuan-early Ming dynasties, 14th-15th century

Lot 55. A large Longquan celadon auspicious jar and cover, Yuan-early Ming dynasties, 14th-15th century; 36 cm, 14⅛ in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR. Lot sold: 22,680 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form, well carved in relief with four auspicious characters jin yu man tang ('May gold and jade fill your halls'), alternating with melon, peach, pomegranate and loquat repeated on the barbed rim cover, applied overall with a beautiful glaze of even celadon colour, save for the... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Longquan celadon ceramics at Lempertz, 24 june 2021

Lot 125. A large Longquan celadon charger, 15th century. Diameter 45.5 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Of saucer form, carved to the cavetto with a sketchy leaf sprig and foliage, covered with a greyish green glaze except for an unglazed ring to the base burnt brownish during firing. Provenance: Private collection, Hesse. Lot 244. A Longquan celadon stem cup, 14th-15th century. Height 10.6 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Rounded bowl with lipped rim, raised on a high splayed foot with... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2021

A large Longquan celadon barbed dish, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

  Lot 893. A large Longquan celadon barbed dish, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 18 ¾ in. (47.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The dish is sturdily potted with a tapered foot ring rising to the bracket-lobed cavetto below an everted rim of conforming shape. The dish is covered overall with an even translucent glaze of soft sea-green tone with the exception of the wide ring on the recessed base. Provenance: Property from the Jingguantang... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2020

A rare Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of the seated Buddha, 14th-15th century

Lot 107. A rare Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of the seated Buddha, 14th-15th century; 11 in. (27.5cm ) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The figure is powerfully cast, seated in dhyanasana with his right hand lowered in bhumisparsamudra and his left hand resting on his lap. The diaphanous saghati is gathered in folds over the left shoulder and ankles. His face bears a benevolent expression below a clearly... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:08 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
01 mai 2020

A celadon and russet jade finial, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 251. A celadon and russet jade finial, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 2 3/4 in. (7.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 75,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 137,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The finial is intricately carved in openwork with cranes amongst dense leafy vines entwined with lotus blossoms. The stone is of a pale celadon tone with some russet inclusions.  Provenance: Acquired by the father of the present owner in Saint-Petersburg circa 1960, thence by descent. ... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2020

A gilt copper-alloy figure of Syamatara, Tibet, 14th-15th century

Lot 81. A gilt copper-alloy figure of Syamatara, Tibet, 14th-15th century; 16cm (6 2/8in) high. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 8,125 (€ 9,297). © Bonhams. The deity seated in lalitasana on a beaded double lotus base, the right hand lowered in varada mudra, the left hand raised to the chest, flanked on both sides by a blossoming lotus stem, wearing a dhoti embellished with beaded jewellery inset with hardstones, the hair piled in a high chignon surrounded by a foliate tiara. Provenance: the Jeannette Claude... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2020

A rare gilt-copper figure of Avalokiteshvara Chaturbhuja, Nepal, 14th-15th century

Lot 77. A rare gilt-copper figure of Avalokiteshvara Chaturbhuja, Nepal, 14th-15th century; 13cm (5 1/8in) high. Estimate £ 3,000-4,000. Sold for £ 8,125 (€ 9,297). © Bonhams. The deity seated in dhyanasana on a high double lotus base, the main hands in anjali mudra, the others in vitarka mudra holding prayer beads and a lotus stem, wearing a dhoti and beaded jewellery inlaid with hardstones, the face with a benevolent expression, the hair piled into a high chignon surrounding a foliate tiara, the base sealed and... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2020

An important and rare mallow-shaped 'numbered' Jun-glazed jardiniere with matching stand, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 3976. An important and rare mallow-shaped 'numbered' Jun-glazed jardiniere with matching stand, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm.) wide, jardiniere; 8 in. (20.2 cm.), wide. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 16,340,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The jardiniere is of elegant flared mallow-flower shape, rising in six crisply potted bracket lobes and flaring to the lipped everted rim, all applied with an outstanding lavender-blue glaze with... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2020

An inscribed ruby bead, Iraq, Iran or India, 14th-15th century

Lot 85. An inscribed ruby bead, Iraq, Iran or India, 14th-15th century; 5/8in. (1.5cm.) high; 3/8in. (0.8cm.) wide; ¼in. (0.5cm.) deep. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000 (USD 6,280 - USD 8,792). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Of irregular form, the polished surface with a cursive Arabic benedictory inscription, 5.6 carat.  Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, London, 2 April 2020
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:11 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,