23 mai 2017

A fine and very rare large robin’s egg-glazed double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3205. A fine and very rare large robin’s egg-glazed double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 12 7/8 in. (32.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,803 - USD 38,705) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The generous double-gourd shape glazed inside and out with a robin’s egg glaze which falls to the edge of the broad unglazed ring encircling the similarly glazed concave centre of the base. Japanese wood box Provenance: Kochukyo Co. Ltd., Tokyo, acquired in 2004 ... [Lire la suite]

23 mai 2017

A rare famille rose lime-green ground ‘Western figures’ cong-form vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3215. A rare famille rose lime-green ground ‘Western figures’ cong-form vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 8 ¾ in. (22 cm. high), box. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,600,000 (USD 193,524 - USD 335,442) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each side of the vase is delicately enamelled with a scene of Western figures engaged in various pursuits by a riverbank, between a lime-green ground decorated with foliate sprays, with the vertical edges, mouth rim and base of neck highlighted in gilt. The interior and base are... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

A rare group of three red dry-lacquered and wood figures of Buddha Shakyamuni and a pair of Bodhisattvas, China, 18th century

Lot 526. A rare group of three red dry-lacquered and wood figures of Buddha Shakyamuni and a pair of Bodhisattvas, China, 18th century, H. 97 cm. Estimate 20 000-30 000 €. Photo Nagel the central dry-lacquer figure of Buddha Shakyamuni is seated in vajrasana on a separate carved wood lotus base rising from the waters encompassed by a tiered hexagonal throne, his right hand shows the bhumisparshamudra while the left rests on his lap, wearing monk's garment including an under-garment secured with a knotted rope and a... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

A wucai ‘chicken’ cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3022. A wucai ‘chicken’ cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 3 in. (7.8 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000 (USD 45,168 - USD 58,073). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The cup is painted around the exterior depicting a cockerel on one side and a hen watching over her small chicks on the other side, divided by two clusters of flowers emerging from rocks. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark in a double square. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London,... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2017

A rock-crystal hilted dagger, Mughal India, 18th century

Lot 105. A rock-crystal hilted dagger, Mughal India, 18th century, 14in. (35.5cm.) length. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,000 - GBP 5,000) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The single-edged watered-steel blade with double curve, the rock-crystal pistol hilt carved with floral pommel and chape, on stand, the blade associated and later. Christie's. Arts of India, 25 May 2017, London, King Street 
14 mai 2017

A rare Jun-type glazed figure of Buddha, 18th century, the European ormolu mount 19th century

Lot 155. A rare Jun-type glazed figure of Buddha, 18th century, the European ormolu mount 19th century. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000. Sold for £75,000 (€88,665). Photo: Bonhams. he Buddha rendered with downcast and serene expression beneath blue glazed hair, seated in dhyanasana, the hands raised in front of the chest in auspicious mudra, clad in an bright red robe draped over the shoulders, the exposed skin of the Buddha applied with lacquer and gilt, with ornate metal stand. 28.5cm (11 1/4in)... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2017

A gilt-bronze figure of Padmasambhava, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 171. A gilt-bronze figure of Padmasambhava, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 23 cm, 9 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, holding a vajra in the right hand and a skull cap in the left, wearing a dhoti, a shawl around the shoulders and a monk's cap, the face with a contemplative expression framed by pendulous ears Provenance: Acquired in China between 1900-1936.Thence by... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2017

A large cloisonné-enamel vase, 18th century

Lot 23. A large cloisonné-enamel vase, 18th century, 18 ¼ in. (46.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 25,900 - USD 38,850). Price realised GBP 25,000 (USD 32,350). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated with large lotus blooms amongst interlaced scrolling stems and leaves, all below a ruyi-head border at the rim. The finely worked gilt metal cloisons are filled with vivid enamels, all reserved on a turquoise ground. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works of... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2017

A large Dehua figure of Guanyin, 18th century

Lot 127. A large Dehua figure of Guanyin, 18th century, 35 in. (89 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 64,750 - USD 103,600). Price realised GBP 62,500 (USD 80,875). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The serene figure is modelled standing upon swirling waves, with her hair tied in an intricate chignon, and with downcast eyes and a serene expression. She is holding the edge of her long voluminous robes in her left hand and a scroll in the other. The back is impressed... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2017

A Dehua figure of a standing figure of Guanyin, 18th century

Lot 125. A Dehua figure of a standing figure of Guanyin, 18th century, 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,950 - USD 19,425). Price realised GBP 10,625 (USD 13,749). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The bodhisattva is modelled with a full face with pendulent earlobes and downcast eyes. The long hair is swept up into a topknot secured by a ruyi-shaped hairpin. The figure stands barefoot on a base of swirling clouds, with both hands held in... [Lire la suite]
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