08 juin 2019

A bronze figure of Bodhisattva, China, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 123. A bronze figure of Bodhisattva, China, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. H. : 33 cm (13 in.) Estimation : 8 000 € / 12 000 €. Courtesy Artcurial. Représenté assis en padmasana sur une double base lotiforme, vêtu d'un dhoti, un châle sur les épaules retombant en volutes sur les bras et la base, paré de bijoux, la main droite en varadamudra, la main gauche en vitarkamudra, tenant des tiges de lotus remontant le long des épaules et supportant une verseuse et un oiseau, le visage serein, les cheveux coiffés... [Lire la suite]

27 avril 2019

A blue and white 'Lotus' meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 24. A blue and white 'Lotus' meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 30.3 cm, 11 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's the baluster body rising from a slightly spreading foot to a short narrow neck with an everted rim, freely painted in dark cobalt-blue with a scrolling meander of leafy stems and lotus blooms, between double line borders, the foot encircled with a lappet border, the shoulder adorned with three floral sprigs.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2019

A gilt copper alloy figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th Century

Lot 941. A gilt copper alloy figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th Century. Height 14 3/8  in. (36.5 cm.). Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13635. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 325,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated in vajrasana on a multi-petal double lotus base articulated with a beaded edge, his hands held in dhyana mudra, clad in a dhoti with an incised hem, decorated at ankles, wrists and upper arms with jeweled bangles, layered... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2019

A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 352. A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 15th-16th century; 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Of flattened globular form rising from a high splayed foot to the cylindrical neck that ends in a rolled lip, cut in the white slip applied to the body with lotus arabesques with incised-line details and applied with a celadon-tinged clear glaze, the circular foot rim unglazed. Literature: Tanabe... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2019

A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle, Joseon Dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 353. A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle Joseon Dynasty, 15th-16th century; 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Of ovoid form rising from a short circular foot to the cylindrical neck, decorated with white slip and incised on one side with a toad on a leaf and on the opposite side with a stylized large flower. Christie's. Japanese and Korean Art, New York, 19 March 2019
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07 mars 2019

A reticulated fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 1642. A reticulated fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 11 in. (29.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The vase is pierced through the body, and decorated in blue, turquoise, yellow and cream enamels with a continuous scene of scholars amidst pine trees in the central register, lappets on the foot, and a band of peony scroll on the shoulder.  Provenance: Private collection, Europe. Note: The present vase is not only remarkable for its... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2019

A rare and finely carved red lacquer mallet-form vase, China, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 807. A rare and finely carved red lacquer mallet-form vase, China, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Carved all over with a graceful and dense design of overlapping peony blossoms and leaves below a band of lingzhi scroll encircling the mouth, the interior and base lacquered black, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Yanagi Takashi, Kyoto, 1993.The Irving Collection, no. 3840. A Rare Peony-Carved Red... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2019

A gu-shaped celadon vase, probably Longquan, 15th-16th century

Lot 884. A gu-shaped celadon vase, probably Longquan, 15th-16th century. Height 16.6 cm. Estimated price €1.200 - €1.800. Result: €3.000. © Lempertz. Lempertz. Asiatische Kunst, 08.12.2018, 13:00, Köln
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16 décembre 2018

A large and magnificent gilt bronze figure of Buddha Sakyamuni, Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 226. A large and magnificent gilt bronze figure of Buddha Sakyamuni, Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century. H 41.5cm. Estimate: €120,000 - €150,000 (US$135,996 - US$169,995). Courtesy Cambi Casa d'Aste. The figure is sitting sumptuously in dhyanasana above a base surrounded by two orders of elaborate tufts of lotus. The left hand represented in the dhyanamudra, the mudra of meditation, and the right hand in bhumisparsamudra, the gesture of testimony of the earth. The face is portrayed in serene... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2018

Rare imperial vase leads Bonhams Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale

Rare Imperial Ming-style underglaze-blue and copper-red vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795) sold for HK$23,500,000 (US$3,003,514). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- Bonhams Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art department presented a tightly curated collection across two sales including its bi-annual Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale followed by a single-owner collection of Chinese jades from The Durwin Tang Collection. Taking place on 27 November, the combined total of both sales achieved HK$73,550,000... [Lire la suite]