05 novembre 2022

A rare black-ground 'boys and rams' brocade panel, 15th-16th century

Lot 108. A rare black-ground 'boys and rams' brocade panel, 15th-16th century; 59cm (23 2/8in) long x 23.5cm (9 2/8in) wide. Sold for £5,100 (Estimate  £5,000-8,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 The silk satin panel finely woven with repeating patterns of boys riding white goats or rams, each figure elegantly dressed in fur-trimmed red and green winter robes, carrying a flowering prunus branch suspending a bird cage over the shoulders, all surrounded by camelias and the Precious Objects including... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2022

A carved and molded celadon-glazed 'Longquan' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 123. A carved and molded celadon-glazed 'Longquan' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Diameter 13⅜ in., 34 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,780 USD. © Sothebys.  Provenance: Brockington House Collection, no. 3408 (according to label). Sotheby's London, 5th May 1964, lot 80 (part lot). Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. M.3.22. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2022

Ming dynasty cloisonné enamel from The Collection of Raine, Countess Spencer sold at Christie's London, 5 November 2019

Lot 65. A rare cloisonné enamel 'lotus' bowl and cover, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Price Realised GBP 12,500 (Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000). © Christie's 2022 Property from The Collection of Raine, Countess Spencer. The circular bowl is decorated to the exterior with peonies rising from leafy and scrolling stems. The base is similarly decorated with a central lotus blossom. The slightly stepped cover has a bud-form finial and is decorated with a band of... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2021

A Longquan celadon foliate charger, 15th-16th century

Lot 259. A Longquan celadon foliate charger, 15th-16th century; 13 1/2in (34.3cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 4,000 (€ 1,700 - 3,400). Sold for US$ 4,080 (€ 3,506). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Impressed at the center with a roundel of daisy or aster and incised at the lobed well with peony below a foliate rim, the exterior sides also incised with peony, the base glazed and with a ring of burnt orange grey stoneware visible. Property from the Robert and Mee-Din Moore... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A white-glazed baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 92. A white-glazed baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Height 12¾ in., 32.4 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,048 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the narrow base sweeping into high rounded shoulders, surmounted by a short neck and lipped rim, covered in a creamy white glaze, the base unglazed. From the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton. Provenance: Nicholas Grindley LLC, London. Exhibited: Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, 2016 (on loan). ... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2021

A lacquered wood side table, ping tou'an, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 234. A lacquered wood side table, ping tou'an, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 32 1/4in (82cm) high; 80 1/2in (204.5cm) long; 21in (53.3cm) wide. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 17,000 - 26,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The long, rectangular three-board top composed of a mitred, mortise and tenon frame with thumb-print edge above plain aprons and u-shaped spandrels supported by slightly splayed legs of rounded section joined by paired stretchers, the whole covered by a rich layer of brown lacquer... [Lire la suite]

12 juillet 2021

A gilt-bronze figure of a lama, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 5047. A gilt-bronze figure of a lama, Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century; 18.1 cm, the base sealed. Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 HKD. Lot sold: 138,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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30 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Bronze Buddhist figures at Sotheby's Paris, 10 june 2021

Lot 1. A bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva Ming dynasty, 16th century; 31.2 cm, 12 1/4 in. (without the base). Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR. Lot sold: 35,280 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. the divinity seated in vajraparyankasana on a double lotus base with a small dog lying in front, her serene face set with a benevolent smile, her torso adorned with beaded jewelry, a shawl draping around her shoulders and billowing around her arms, her right hand... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2021

A rare blue and white crescent-shaped flask, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 22. A rare blue and white crescent-shaped flask, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Width 20.3 cm, 8 in. Estimate: 25,000 - 30,000 GBP. (C) 2021 Sotheby's the crescent-shaped body rising to rosette terminals, applied with a central cylindrical ringed neck with a bulbous mouth and a small cylindrical spout to the side, all supported on four low ruyi-shaped feet, painted with two bands of leafy foliate meander divided by a raised U-form rib and a narrow chevron border, the sides with a floral spray... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2021

A blue and white deep flower plate, Vietnam, 15th-16th century

Lot 1707A. A blue and white deep flower plate, Vietnam, 15th-16th century. D. 36,7 cm. Estimate: €800 - €1,200. Sold: €1,000. Courtesy Nagel. Property from the collection of Prof. Dr med., Dr phil. Hermann Schroeder (1902-1991) and his family. Japan - South East Asia - Stuttgart by Nagel Auction, December 11, 2020