10 novembre 2020

A lacquered gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 75. A lacquered gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 15 in. (38 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The deity is cast seated in dhyanasana with hands held in dhyanamudra. The figure wears loosely draped robes belted at the waist and open at the chest to reveal an incised swastika, the robes are lacquered in red and incised with floral scrolls at the hems. His hair is cast in tightly curled... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 72. A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 7 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The figure is shown seated in lalitasana with hands held in vitarkamudra, each holding the ends of a lotus stem that extends up the arms to flank the shoulders. The figure is dressed in an elegantly draped dhoti secured with a beaded, festoon-hung sash, beaded necklaces, armlets, large... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2020

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Figures in garden’ brush and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 408. A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Figures in garden’ brush and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) overall length, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 50,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
14 octobre 2020

A polychrome enamelled kinrande ‘floral’ ewer, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 319. A polychrome enamelled kinrande ‘floral’ ewer, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 9½ in. (24.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised USD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The base is inscribed with a four-character inscription in underglaze blue, fugui jiaqi, ‘A vessel of of wealth and prosperity’, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020.
03 octobre 2020

A Buncheong stoneware bottle, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 16th century

Lot 1047. A fine iron-decorated porcelain moon flask, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 17th-18th century; 10 7/8in (27.5cm) wide. Estimate US$ 7,000-9,000. Sold for US$  6,950 (€ 5,924). Courtesy Bonhams Modeled in the form of a rice bale with an upright neck and everted rim covered in white slip and incised on both ends with concentric lines, decorated in brown iron oxide with shaped panels of fish, the base of the neck encircled with a lotus flower, set on an oval foot ring, all covered in a clear... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2020

A large 'Longquan' celadon-glazed tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 510. A large 'Longquan' celadon-glazed tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Width 11½ in., 29.2 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold 7,560 USD. © Sotheby's 2020. the globular body divided into three broad lobes all supported on three sturdy legs and surmounted by an upright neck, an everted rim set with two rope-twist handles, the lobed sides carved with a diaper pattern bordered by an incised rope-twist at the shoulder and keyfret around the neck, covered... [Lire la suite]

06 juillet 2020

A large polychrome-enameled 'Swatow' 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot New York, 24 June 2020. A large polychrome-enameled 'Swatow' 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Diameter 15¼ in., 38.7 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's Provenance: Robert McPherson, London, 2006. Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine and Decorative Asian Art, New York, 24 June 2020
20 juin 2020

A pair of blue and white vases, meiping, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Lot 11. A pair of blue and white vases, meiping, Ming Dynasty, 16th century;  Hauteur 16,3 cm, height 6⅜ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 EUR. Lot sold 13,750 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. chacun à la panse étroite s'élargissant vers un épaulement arrondi aux bords légèrement évasés, décorée sur le pourtour d'une frise de lotus feuillagés (2). Collection L.A. Basmadjieff (1911-2000) Provenance: Christie's London, 10th June 1996, lot 85.  Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie,... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

An Iznik Pottery Dish, Turkey, 16th Century

Lot 101. An Iznik Pottery Dish, Turkey, 16th Century; 29 cm. diam. Estimate: £ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,700). Courtesy Bonhams. of shallow rounded form on short foot, decorated in raised red, cobalt-blue and green with black outline on a white background with a central lobed medallion, filled with an interlace of split palmettes, the medallion terminating in trefoil motifs, flanked by two branches of hyacinths, issuing from a leafy tuft, the border with rock and wave design, the reverse with a band of floral... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2020

A red lacquer recessed-leg wine table, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 5031. A red lacquer recessed-leg wine table, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 87.8 by 106.8 by 66.8 cm, 34 1/2  by 42 by 26 1/4  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Sold for 50,000 HKD (5,916 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the frame top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with exposed tenons on the short sides, the edge of the frame moulding downward and inward and ending in a thin band, resting atop a curvilinear apron set flush with the tapering legs in... [Lire la suite]