12 novembre 2017

A rare rhinoceros horn 'chilong' libation cup, 17th century

Lot 157. A rare rhinoceros horn 'chilong' libation cup, 17th century. Estimate GBP 7,000-10,000. Sold for £37,500 (€42,435. Courtesy Bonhams. The four-lobed cup supported on a gently spreading and hollowed foot encircled by a key-fret band, carved in relief to each lobe with a quatrefoil cartouche enclosing a sinuous chilong reserved on a diaper ground, all below a further band of key-fret to the rim, the handle carved in the form of a gnarled pine branch entwined with prunus sprigs and bamboo. 13.6cm... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2017

A very rare rhinoceros horn carving of Green Tara, Nepal, 17th century

  Lot 155. A very rare rhinoceros horn carving of Green Tara, Nepal, 17th century. Estimate GBP 4,000-7,000. Sold for £40,000 (€45,264). Courtesy Bonhams. The deity expertly carved seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base with a beaded upper edge, the left foot resting on a lotus bloom issuing from the base, the left hand raised in vitarka mudra, the face depicted with a serene expression and crowned with a five-leaf tiara atop neatly tied back hair, two lotus stalks twining around the... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2017

An exceptionally rare blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, Impressed He Chaochun seal mark, 17th century

Lot 73. An exceptionally rare blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, Impressed He Chaochun seal mark, 17th century. 36.5cm (16 3/8in) high. Estimate £30,000 - 50,000. Sold for £81,250 (€91,942). Photo: Bonhams. The deity modelled standing above crested waves, wearing a long veil sweeping over the shoulders and flowing robes, the delicate hands together, adorned with a lotus necklace and bangles, her face with a serene expression, the hair tied in a high chignon and framed by an elaborate tiara enclosing a small... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2017

A Dehua seated figure of Guandi, 17th century

Lot 96. A Dehua seated figure of Guandi, 17th century. 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The God of War is impressively modelled with a downward gaze, his long hair swept backwards and finely detailed. The armour is intricately detailed and the folds of the fabric are finely depicted. His right hand is held in a clenched fist and his left hand rests on his knee holding two rings. He is seated in a powerful... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2017

A finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 18. A finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Guanyin is cast seated in padmasana, and holds a willow stem in the raised right hand and a cup in the left hand. Thebodhisattva is decorated with ornate jewellery and wears layered robes with crisply chased floral borders on a stamped ground. The crown has five openwork points and is centred by a seated figure of... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2017

A nanmu-inset huanghuali wine table, jiuzhuo, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 149. A nanmu-inset huanghuali wine table, jiuzhuo, Ming dynasty, 17th century. 36 ½ in. (92.7 cm.) wide, 18 ¼ in. (46.5 cm.) deep, 29 in. (73.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The single panel top is set within a rectangular frame above plain aprons and spandrels. The table is supported overall on legs of rounded section, joined by pairs of stretchers. Provenance: With Grace Wu Bruce.Property from a Distinguished... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2017

A rare blue and white square-sectioned baluster vase, 17th century

Lot 172. A rare blue and white square-sectioned baluster vase, 17th century. 26cm (10 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 1,500 - 2,000. Sold for £1,875 (€2,121). Photo: Bonhams. The exterior painted with a continuous narrative scene with scholar sages to one side and a mountainous villa to the reverse, flanked with oversized moulded European-style fish handles. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
07 novembre 2017

A small blue and white 'scholar' saucer dish, Hongwu four-character mark, 17th century

Lot 171. A small blue and white 'scholar' saucer dish, Hongwu four-character mark, 17th century. 13.2cm (5 1/8in) diam. Estimate £ 800 - 1,000. Sold for £1,000 (€1,131). Photo: Bonhams. Vigorously painted with a lone scholar on a mountain top, the exterior with floral sprays, the base with an apocryphal Hongwu reign mark. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'fish dragon' dish, Jiajing six-character mark, 17th century

Lot 170. A blue and white 'fish dragon' dish, Jiajing six-character mark, 17th century. 15.5cm (6 1/8in) wide. Estimate £ 800 - 1,200. Sold for £1,500 (€1,697). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow dish with a foliate rim, raised on a medium foot rim, the interior intricately painted with a stylised dragon amongst swirling, foaming waves. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
07 novembre 2017

A blue and white reticulated bowl, 17th century

Lot 169. A blue and white reticulated bowl, 17th century. 11cm (4 1/4in) diam. Estimate £ 800 - 1,200. Sold for £6,250 (€7,070). Photo: Bonhams. The small bowl with five circular roundels enclosing scholarly scenes, reserved on a pierced cash-motif ground, with a lappet border at the short foot rim and a classic scroll band at the everted mouth rim. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
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