12 janvier 2023

A parcel-gilt bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 313. A parcel-gilt bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Height 36 cm, 14⅛ in. Lot sold: 47,880 GBP (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. Property from a Italian Private Collection. Note: The historical Shakyamuni Buddha is envisaged in this statue seated in dhyanasana at Bodh Gaya in eastern India, having vowed to remain in meditation to penetrate the mystery of samsara. He was interrupted by the demon... [Lire la suite]

23 novembre 2022

A cloisonné enamel duck-shaped incense burner and cover, 16th-17th century

Lot 119. A cloisonné enamel duck-shaped incense burner and cover, 16th-17th century; 18.7cm (7 3/8in) high. (3). Sold for £44,400 (Estimate $7,000 - $10,000). © Sotheby's 2022 Finely modelled in the shape of a duck with its head slightly turned and beak open, its feather decorated in vibrant green, yellow, white, red, turquoise and blue, repeated at the cover, its back with an opening in the shape of feather, its beak and webbed feet gilded, all fixed on a wooden stand in the shape of waves. ... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2022

An important and very rare huanghuali inscribed stone-top table, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 52. An important and very rare huanghuali inscribed stone-top table, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century; 89cm (35in) high x 150cm (59in) wide x 58.7cm (23in) deep. The stone 98.2cm (38 5/8in) wide x 42.5cm (16 5/8in) long. Estimate 120 000 € - 150 000 €. Sold for €504,375. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Of rectangular form with a single floating purplish-grey and green stone panel, likely duan stone, inscbied with a calligraphic inscription, set in a mitred frame of mortise and tenon construction... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2022

A wucai 'Buddhist lion' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 675. A wucai 'Buddhist lion' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Hauteur : 30,5 cm. (12 in.). Price Realised EUR 5,292 (Estimate EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,500). © Christie's 2022 Provenance: With R & G McPherson Antiques, London, 17 September 2015. Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 27 june - 12 july 2022 
29 août 2022

A white-glazed washer, late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 706. A white-glazed washer, late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; Longueur : 14 cm. (5 1⁄2 in.). Price Realised EUR 1,890 (Estimate EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,000). © Christie's 2022 Christie's. Five Private Collections. London, 5 July - 19 July 2022
24 juin 2022

Ming dynasty cloisonné enamel sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 35. A gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 12 cm, 4 3/4 in. Lot sold: 4,032 EUR (Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 with an everted rim set with lion mask handles, decorated with scrolling lotus. Property from a European private collection. Provenance: Berwald Oriental Art, New York, 19th March 2007. Lot 36. A rare pair of bronze and cloisonné enamel dishes, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 24 cm, 9... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2022

A cloisonné enamel hu-form vase, 16th-17th century

Lot 283. A cloisonné enamel hu-form vase, 16th-17th century. Height 13¼ in., 33.7 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. © Sothebys. Property from an American Private Collection. Provenance: Betty Killam, Chester, Connecticut, 1978.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022
13 février 2022

Ming dynasty cloisonné enamel sold at Christie's London, 10 May 2011

A large cloisonné enamel vase, hu, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm.) high. Sold for GBP 22,500 (Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000) at Christie's London, 10 May 2011, lot 135. © Christie's 2022 The globular body with waisted neck and tall spreading foot, the decorative motifs divided into horizontal registers, the main decorative band with classic lotus scrolls repeated around the foot, below a band of flowering and fruiting sprays detailed with a butterfly and a band of grapes hanging from curling vines, mounted... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2022

A cloisonné enamel ewer, China, 16th-17th century

Lot 176. A cloisonné enamel ewer, China, 16th-17th century; height 44.5 cm. Sold for CHF 61 300 (Estimate CHF 3 000 / 9 000 - € 5 610 / 8 410). © Koller Magpies, stylised lotus and chrysanthemum on turquoise ground. Some restorations. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China. Zürich, 30 November 2021
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30 décembre 2021

A blue-glazed 'garlic-mouth vase, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-Early 17th century

Lot 46. A blue-glazed 'garlic-mouth vase, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-Early 17th century; 7 1⁄2 in. (19 cm.) high. Price realised USD 4,000 (Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York, 1980. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021