16 avril 2021

An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, 16th Century

Lot 42. An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, 16th Century; 23.4 x 23.4 max. Est: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £2,000. Courtesy Bonhams. of irregular form, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue and turquoise with a central rosette issuing tendrils overlaid with palmettes forming a quatrefoil lattice, surrounded by flowerheads and medallions containing palmettes. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, March 30, 2021
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05 février 2021

A rare Arabic-inscribed Swatow plate, 16th century

Lot 518. A rare Arabic-inscribed Swatow plate, 16th century; D. 37 cm. Estimate: € 4,000 - €6,000. Result: € 8,500. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: European private collection, acquired prior to 2007. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
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02 février 2021

SÃO ROQUE at BRAFA 2021

Aquamanile. Chimera-shaped aquamanile; a donkey´s head, female torso, lion’s feet and a fishlike tail. Portuguese faience, Lisbon, first half 17th century. H 26.5 cm. SÃO ROQUE at BRAFA 2021 Provenance: J.T. collection, Lisbon.  Similar pieces of the same period recorded in European museums (V & A Museum in London, MNAA in Lisbon, Angewandte Kunst Museum in Frankfurt, Kunst und Gewerbe Museum in Hamburg)     Jewellery box, Singhalese-Portuguese, mid-17th century. Ivory and... [Lire la suite]
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