11 décembre 2018

A gilt bronze figure of Avalokitesvara Jinasagara and consort, Tibet, 18th century

Lot 145. A gilt bronze figure of Avalokitesvara Jinasagara and consort, Tibet, 18th century.H. : 19,5 cm (7 3/4 in.). Estimation 5 000 - 7 000 €. Vendu 26 000 €. © Artcurial Représenté debout dansant sur une base lotiforme, enlaçant sa parèdre, les cheveux coiffés en chignon et rehaussés d'un diadème orné de cinq crânes, la parèdre tenant le kapala et le tambour ; petits manques à un doigt, et statuette refixée. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018  

09 décembre 2018

A pair of celadon, blue and white porcelain vases, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 66. A pair of celadon, blue and white porcelain vases, Qing dynasty, 18th century. H. : 23,3 cm (9 1/4 in.). Estimate: €600 - €800 (US$677 - US$903). Vendu 1 690 €. © Artcurial.  La panse bombée, en porcelaine céladon et crème craquelée, le long col en porcelaine bleu blanc émaillé de pétales et surmontant un bulbe décoré de médaillons de fleurs sur fond de motifs géométrique ; égrenures et éclats au col d'un vase. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018
07 décembre 2018

A pair of blanc de chine figure of hawks, Qing dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 620. A pair of blanc de chine figure of hawks, Qing dynasty, 18th Century. Height: 11 cm. Estimate 1 924 € / 2 406 €. Unsold. © Bukowskis Standing erect with their heads turned slightly to one side and with large eyes and curving beaks. The birds stand spreading their powerful talons on a hollow rocky base with their plumage detailed by shallow moulding. The pure white porcelain is covered in an off white glaze.  Vente d'Hiver chez Bukowskis, Stockholm, le 07 Décembre 2018 à 10h00 ... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2018

A famille verte jar and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 600. A famille verte jar and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th Century. Height including cover 24 cm. Estimate 2 309 € / 2 694 €. Lot sold 2 331 €.© Bukowskis This oviform jar with its flat straight-sided cover is decorated with flowering peonies, magnolia and wild crab apple trees, all growing from strangely shaped Taihu-rocks. The rocks are outlined by wide dark rims emphasised by strokes encircling light-washed areas. The cover is again decorated in the same fashion as the body – with flowering peonies, magnolia... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2018

A blue and white figure of a ram, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 676. A blue and white figure of a ram, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000-50,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. modelled recumbent with the head turned to its left, the body painted with three scholars in a luxuriant landscape.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 10th July 1985, lot 490.Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York (label).Richard Gould Antiques, Ltd, Los Angeles (label) Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29-30 november 2018
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02 décembre 2018

A Dehua 'Peony' box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 617. A Dehua 'Peony' box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 9.8 cm, 3 7/8  in. Estimate 15,000-20,000 HKD. Lot sold 18,750 HKD. © Sotheby's.  the domed cover moulded in relief with four triangular clusters of peony, surrounded by a classic scroll near the rim, covered overall save for the interior and base in an ivory-tinged glaze.  Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1990s. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]

02 décembre 2018

A Dehua sleeve vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 613. A Dehua sleeve vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 33.2 cm, 13 1/8  in. Estimate 60,000-80,000 HKD. Lot sold 106,250 HKD. © Sotheby's.   the slender tapering body rising to rounded sloping shoulders and a lipped rim, set with two lion mask handles, applied overall with an ivory-white glaze.   Provenance: Edward T. Chow (1910-1980), by repute.Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 2nd October 2003. Property from the Xinyangtang... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2018

A small red-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 417. A small red-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. finely potted with a globular body rising from a straight foot to a waisted neck and wide everted rim, the exterior covered in a rich red glaze, the interior glazed white, the base polished and left in the biscuit. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018
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05 octobre 2018

A pair of small amber carvings of the Hehe Erxian, 18th century

Lot 1205. A pair of small amber carvings of the Hehe Erxian, 18th century; 2 ¾ and 2 5/8 in. (6.9 and 6.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each seated immortal has a jovial expression and wears long, flowing robes. One holds a flywhisk in his left hand and the other has an oval-shaped box resting on his lap. The semi-translucent amber has some opaque inclusions.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30 October... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2018

A superbly carved amber 'Prunus' washer, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3357. A superbly carved amber 'Prunus' washer, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 11.4 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate: 300,000-500,000 HKD. Lot sold 337,500 HKD (43,052 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. carved in the form of an open prunus bloom with radiating veined petals and furled edges, the exterior exuberantly carved in openwork with intertwining stems issuing further flowering and budding prunus on the side and the base, the translucent material of a rich orange-brown tone, wood stand. Note: The... [Lire la suite]