10 mars 2019

A blue and white 'dragon' meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 736. A blue and white 'dragon' meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Height 10 5/8  in., 27 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modeled, the figure seated in dhyanasana atop a tall, slightly waisted rockwork pedestal, one hand holding a flame symbol, the other at the waist pulling the edge of the long voluminous sleeve closer to the body, the loose robes falling in rhythmic folds around the body, the head with rounded contours in... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2019

A white glazed bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 817. A white glazed bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 13½ in. (34.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The unusually large bowl has deep rounded sides raised on a slightly tapered foot and is covered overall with a glaze of milk-white color, box. Provenance: The Richard Eakins Collection, Washington, 2007.The Dr. Brooks Cofield Collection, Oregon, 2013. Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A Longquan celadon 'Arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 807. A Longquan celadon 'Arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The vase has a globular body and tall long neck flanked by tubular handles, and is covered allover in a glaze of slightly olive, sea-green color which falls in a line above the unglazed base, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. Note: The form... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A large Iznik tile, Turkey, 16th century

Lot 165. A large Iznik tile, Turkey, 16th century; 29.2 by 29.2cm. in frame. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 9,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, green and relief red with a design consisting of a central stylised rosette issuing four curving stems with saz leaves and flowerheads, set in wooden frame. Provenance: Ex-collection Alfred Spero, acquired from him 3 February 1961. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 08 Oct 2014
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06 janvier 2019

A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 194. A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 21.8cm., 8 5/8 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands lowered in dhyanamudra, wearing a jiashadraped over the left shoulder, the face with a meditative expression flanked by long ears, the hair tightly coiled around an ushina, incised with Tibetan script along the base. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze 'lion'' paperweight, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 161. A gilt-bronze 'lion'' paperweight, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 2 3/4 in. (7.2 cm) long. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bronze is cast as a recumbent lion with its two young riding on its back. The mane is detailed with tight curls and the hair finely incised, box. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

26 décembre 2018

A 'Kinrande' iron-red ewer, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 1389. A 'Kinrande' iron-red ewer, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Height 10 in., 25.4 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $10,625. © Sotheby's the flattened pear-form body raised on a splayed foot, rising to a long waisted neck and galleried mouth, with an arched handle on one side and a serpentine spout on the other connected to the neck with a figure-eight strut, the exterior covered in a rich iron-red glaze with gilded and incised decoration, the body with peacocks and... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2018

A gilt bronze figure of Vairocana, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Lot 239. A gilt bronze figure of Vairocana, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century; h 50,5 cm. Estimate: €200,000 - €250,000 (US$226,661 - US$283,326). Courtesy Cambi Casa d'Aste. The majestic figure is superbly depicted as seated in vajrasana, the sole of each exposed foot engraved with falun, the Wheel of Transmigration. The full face with eyes downcast in serene contemplation, the hair arranged in rows of small whorls behind a highly elaborate five-leaf diadem, each leaf accommodating the... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2018

A ceramic bowl with blue and white foo dog design, South China for Vietnamese market, 16th century

Lot 589. Bol en porcelaine à couverte craquelée et décor bleu et blanc de lions bouddhiques. Fabrication Chinoise pour le marché Vietnamien, XVIe siècle. Diamètre : 12.5 cm. Estimation: 100 € / 150 €. Adjugé 300 €. Courtesy Artprecium. Égrenures.Provenance : Ancienne collection Demange (étiquette). A ceramic bowl with blue and white foo dog design, South China for Vietnamese market, 16th century Arts d'Asie chez Artprecium, 75009 Paris (France), le 14 Décembre... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2018

A bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 106. A bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 16th century. H. : 42 cm (16 1/2 in.). Estimation 3 000 - 4 000 €. Vendu 8 450 €. © Artcurial La divinité taoïste est représentée assise, dans une attitude frontale, la main droite posée sur le genou, l'autre tenant sa ceinture, le visage serein, yeux mi-clos, les longs cheveux en arrière retombant dans le dos, vêtu d'une armure au plastron orné de pointes et de dragons en relief, des médaillons à décor de dragons sur les genoux ; manques. ... [Lire la suite]
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