14 mai 2022

A famille-verte biscuit figure of Budai Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 78. A famille-verte biscuit figure of Budai, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Width 15.7 cm, 6¼ in. Lot sold 8,190 GBP (Estimate : 6,000 - 8,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022  

03 octobre 2020

An enamelled biscuit figure of a recumbent water buffalo, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 876. An enamelled biscuit figure of a recumbent water buffalo, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 6 in. (15.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The follow figure shown with legs tucked under the body and head raised and turned slightly. Provenance: Yamanaka Collection.The Collection of C. T. Loo, New York.C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor Frank Caro), New York, 24 October 1957.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago. ... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2020

A black, aubergine and yellow-enameled biscuit figure of a recumbent duck, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 875. A black, aubergine and yellow-enameled biscuit figure of a recumbent duck, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Well modeled with the head resting gracefully on the wing on one side. Provenance: Robert Somerville Chinese Art, Chicago, 13 March 1956.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago. Literature: The Arts Club of Chicago, Chinese Art from the Collection of James W. and... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2020

A famille noire biscuit 'Chilong' stand, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 45. A famille noire biscuit 'Chilong' stand, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 22.3cm (8 3/4in) wide. Estimate £ 3,000-5,000. Sold for £ 5,000 (€ 5,710). Photo Bonhams. The eight-lobed stand supported on four raised mythical beast feet, delicately enamelled on a rich black ground on top with two pairs of writhing chilong with bifurcated tails, clutching a lingzhi sprig in all four claws, surrounded by flower heads, with a central medallion enclosing a further flower head suspending a musical... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2019

A pair of Chinese famille rose biscuit 'crane and prunus' groups, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 113. A pair of Chinese famille rose biscuit 'crane and prunus' groups, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 7 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised 2,000 GBP . © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each modelled standing on a rocky base with beaks raised beside a prunus branch. Christie's. A South American Private Collection, London, 5 December 2019
01 octobre 2019

A celadon-glazed and biscuit figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty

Lot 1763. A celadon-glazed and biscuit figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty. Height 8 1/4  in., 21 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot Sold 32,500 USD. © Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Arthur and Sara Jo Kobacker. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
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01 octobre 2019

An unusual celadon-glazed and biscuit shrine of Guanyin, early Ming dynasty

Lot 1766. An unusual celadon-glazed and biscuit shrine of Guanyin, early Ming dynasty. Height 9 7/8  in., 25 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 16th November 1999, lot 65. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
21 septembre 2019

A large Longquan celadon and biscuit 'Floral' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3614. A large Longquan celadon and biscuit 'Floral' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 34.8 cm, 13 5/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (76,446 - 101,928 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's.  with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior moulded with slender upright lotus petals below a concave band encircling the rim, the cavetto of the interior carved with an undulating leafy stem bearing three large lotus blooms, encircling an applied flower in... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2019

A rare famille-verte biscuit 'landscape' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 898. A rare famille-verte biscuit 'landscape' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 16 1/2  in., 42 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well-painted and enameled in shades of green, blue and aubergine with a continuous scene of scholars in an idyllic mountainous landscape, some seated in their studios, one on horseback on a grassy bank, a pair conversing on a hill, the sky and water left in the biscuit, the shoulder with... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

A Longquan celadon-glazed biscuit figure of Jigong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 861. A Longquan celadon-glazed biscuit figure of Jigong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 6 3/8in (16.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,500 - 6,300). © Bonhams. The mad monk modeled with an expressive face, wearing an abbot's hat and monk's robe, open to expose the right arm and chest, seated on a recumbent tiger, all covered in a sea-green glaze save the areas representing the figure's flesh, burnt a reddish-brown. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Paintings and Works of Art, New York, 9 Sep 2019