19 août 2021

Rhinoceros horn & Buffalo libation cups sold at Bonhams London, 8 November 2018

Lot 216Y. A very fine rhinoceros horn archaistic 'dragon and phoenix' libation cup, 17th-18th century; 16.5cm (6 1/2in) high. Estimate 30.000 £ - 40.000 £. Sold for £ 125,000 (US$ 172,825). © Bonhams. Exquisitely carved around the exterior with a band of archaistic taotie masks in relief against a key-fret ground, between pendant cicada lappets below and confronting long-tailed phoenix above, the long handle crisply carved as a phoenix detailed with elaborate... [Lire la suite]

04 juillet 2021

Three bamboo 'prunus' libation cups, 17th-18th century sold at Bonhams London, 7 June 2021

Lot 583. A bamboo 'pine and cranes' libation cup, 17th-18th century; 12cm (4 3/4in) long. Estimate £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ £ 12,112 (€ 14,083). © Bonhams 2001-2021. Of naturalistic form, modelled as a knotted trunk section, carved in openwork with two cranes perched on gnarled branches. Note: See a similar bamboo 'pine trunk' libation cup, Kangxi, illustrated by S.Kwan, Ming and Qing Bamboo, Hong Kong, 2000, no.58, where it is noted that 'the shape of the cups that followed the style... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2021

An inscribed boxwood ruyi, Qng dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3044. An inscribed boxwood ruyi, Qng dynasty, 17th-18th century; 13 ¾ in. (34.9 cm.) long, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 The smooth wood is well carved as a gnarled lingzhi stem with a large lingzhi head at one end and smaller heads sprouting from the sides. The reverse is incised with a poetic inscription by the Tang dynasty poet Li Shangyin, followed by a signature and... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2021

A rare set of four rectangular huanghuali stools, changfangdeng, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

  Lot 135. A rare set of four rectangular huanghuali stools, changfangdeng, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Hauteur: 49,8 cm. (19 ½ in.), Largeur: 45,8 cm. (18 in.), Profondeur: 40 cm. (15 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000. Price realised EUR 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Chaque tabouret est de forme rectangulaire. L'assise est en paille tressée supportée par quatre pieds quadrangulaires, dont les extrémités sont en forme de... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2021

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3023. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high, box. Estimate: HKD 180,000 - HKD 260,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The elegant figure is shown standing barefoot on a base of swirling clouds with her head turned to one side providing a serene expression. Her upswept hair is dressed in a topknot fastened behind a tiara, with a cowl partially covering the head and draped across the shoulders, flanking a bejewelled... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2021

A Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 17th-18th Century

Lot 3429. A Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 17th-18th Century. L 62.5cm W 68cm H 100cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,462 - 51,282). Sold Price: HKD 900,000 (USD 115,385). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Christie’s New York, 16 September 1998, lot 562. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, purchased from Eskenazi, no.EK25. Poly Auctions. Scholarly Delights: Furnishings from the Literati’s Studio and Buddhist Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2021

A Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 17th-18th Century

 Lot 3428. A Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 17th-18th Century. L 67.5cm W 43cm H 100cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,462 - 51,282). Sold Price: HKD 840,000 (USD 107,692). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Collection of Mia Faber, Copenhagen2. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, purchased from Eskenazi, no.EK205.A and EK205.B. Poly Auctions. Scholarly Delights: Furnishings from the Literati’s Studio and Buddhist Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2021

A large white jade figure of a recumbent stag, 17th-18th century

Lot 652. A large white jade figure of a recumbent stag, 17th-18th century; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) long. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 350,000. © Christie's 2021  The stag is shown with head raised and ears flat against the head below the backswept antlers that flank the knobby backbone. The stone of very pale greenish-white color has some opaque white markings and a spot of added russet color on the chest. Provenance: C. T. Loo & Co., New York, 18... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2021

Two huanghuali square stools, fandeng, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 4. Two huanghuali square stools, fandeng, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; H.52/B.52-60 cm. Estimate: € 5,000 - €8,000. Result: € 36.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
02 février 2021

A square huanghuali stool, 17th-18th century

Lot 2. A square huanghuali stool, 17th-18th century; 53,5 x 59 x 59cm. Estimate: € 4,000 - €6,000. Result: € 40.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
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