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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08 décembre 2018

A rare large iron-red, green and yellow enameled dragon jar, Guan, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 68. A rare large iron-red, green and yellow enameled dragon jar, Guan, Ming dynasty, 16th century. H. : 36 cm (14 1/4 in.). Estimate: €6,000 - €8,000 (US$6,779 - US$9,039). Vendu 23 400 €. © Artcurial De forme balustre, la panse décorée de trois registres horizontaux, de lotus et rinceaux dans la partie basse, de quatre grands dragons et nuages stylisés au milieu, et d'une frise de dragons sur l'épaulement, le col et le couvercle reprenant le décor de lotus et rinceaux feuillagés, une frise de ruyi atour... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2018

A carved wood figure of a seated Luohan, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 67. A carved wood figure of a seated Luohan, Ming dynasty, 16th century. H. : 100 cm (39 1/2 in.). Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000 (US$11,299 - US$16,949). Vendu 15 600 €.  © Artcurial. Représenté assis en lalitasana sur une banquette rocheuse, la main droite en vitarkamudra, la main gauche en dhyanamudra, vêtu d'une robe monastique, le visage serein, traces de polychromie ; restaurations, une main refaite. Provenance : Ancienne collection de Madame E.  Artcurial. Vente Art d'Asie... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2018

A blue and white stembowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 1369. A blue and white stembowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate: 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Sold Price: 3,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, boldly painted to the exterior with four winged dragons striding amid cloud scrolls above cresting waves , the interior with a winged dragon central medallion, all raised on a tall splayed foot.  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 15 Sep 2018
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17 septembre 2018

A large mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer quatrefoil tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 1228. A large mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer quatrefoil tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 16 7/8 in. (42.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The shaped tray is inlaid with a scene of the three officials watching an attendant feeding a crane in a court surrounded by pine, bamboo and prunus, the 'Three Friends of Winter', while a lady and another figure observe from an adjacent pavilion, cloth box. ... [Lire la suite]