21 avril 2019

A pair of biscuit-glazed frisky Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 111. A pair of biscuit-glazed frisky Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Finely modeled on leaf-shaped bases, each with a brocade ball, one looking back over his shoulder. Provenance: Acquired Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 16 May 2013. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 174, no. 51. ... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2019

An outstanding and fine pair of 'blanc-de-chine' Dehua large Buddhist Lions, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th Century

Lot 771. An outstanding and fine pair of 'blanc-de-chine' Dehua large Buddhist Lions, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th Century; 15 1/4 in., 38.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold 84,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each superbly modelled seated in opposing poses with their large heads turned at different angles, the male looking to its left with fierce stare, the bulging eyes slightly shaded beneath bushy curled eyebrows, the left foreleg raised upon a large reticulated 'brocade' ball set with... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2019

A pair of famille verte biscuit-glazed Buddhist lions, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722)

  Lot 315. A pair of famille verte biscuit-glazed Buddhist lions, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722); 15 in. (38.1 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Price realised US$21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each modeled seated, the male with his paw on a pierced ball, the female with a pup, fitted wood stands. Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
21 décembre 2017

Pair of famille verte biscuit porcelain groups of Middle Eastern merchants seated astride standing Buddhist lions, Early Kangxi

Pair of Chinese famille verte biscuit porcelain groups of Middle Eastern merchants seated astride standing Buddhist lions, Early Kangxi, circa 1680; 6 7/8 inches, 17.5 cm high. Price on request. © Marchant. each with open mouth and upright tail, the merchants wearing peeked striped caps with detailed hair-work to their faces, and wearing harlequin style jackets, the yellow-ground lions with moulded trappings, a bell and flames to their bodies all on openwork rectangular shaped stands with chamfered... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2017

Pair of famille verte biscuit porcelain large models of seated Buddhist lions on openwork rectangular stands, Early Kangxi

Pair of Chinese famille verte biscuit porcelain large models of seated Buddhist lions on openwork rectangular stands, Early Kangxi period, circa 1680; 14 inches, 35.7 cm high. Price on request. © Marchant. the male with a reticulated ball of cash-pattern simulating a brocade ball under his front left raised paw, the female with a cub climbing up her front raised right paw, each covered on the body in a translucent pale green glaze with relief hairwork to the mane and spine heightened in dark green and blue... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2017

A pair of blanc de Chine Buddhist lion joss stick holders, Dehua, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1351. A pair of blanc de Chine Buddhist lion joss stick holders, Dehua, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 32 cm. Estimated price €1.000 - €1.500. Result: €1.364. Photo Lempertz Each with bell and tassel around its neck and a ribbon in its mouth attached to a brocade ball under its forepaw, seated on a tall rectangular plinth, the tubular holder at its rear. Chip. (2) Literature: Compare a similar pair of male blanc de Chine lions in: P. J. Donnelly, Blanc de Chine, London 1969, plate 93 (dated to... [Lire la suite]

09 avril 2014

A large pair of susancai figures of buddhist lions, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A large pair of susancai figures of buddhist lions, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's Height 24 in., 61 cm Provenance: Collection of Winston Guest (1906-1982).Sotheby’s New York, 2nd December 1967, lot 78.Christie’s London, 17th November 1986, lot 90. Property from the Fine Art Foundation.Offered Christie’s London, 7th April 1997, lot 95.A & J Speelman, London, 2000. Not indigenous to the region, lion imagery and its association with royalty and as protectors of the divine traveled, along with other imagery,... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2013

A European Private Collection of important jade carvings

A European Private Collection of important jade carvings, including an Imperial pale green jade brushpot, Qianlong mark and period; a rare and large carving of a Buddhist lion, 18th century; and a rare and large carving of a duck and young, 18th century. Estimates ranging from £100,000 - £250,000. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Asian Art in London 2013. 31 October - 9 November. Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR. Telephone: +44 (0)20 7468 8248. Contact: Colin Sheaf, Asaph Hyman (Chinese Dept), Suzannah Yip... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2012

An Ormolu-Mounted Celadon-Glazed Buddhist Lion, 17th Century

An Ormolu-Mounted Celadon-Glazed Buddhist Lion, 17th Century - Photo Sotheby's modelled seated with its young frolicking beside, its front paw raised holding a beribboned brocade ball, the head looking upward with pierced round eyes and a semi-opened mouth revealing its fangs, detailed with a tightly curled mane and tail, all supported on a rocky base, covered in a rich sea-green glaze, set in gilt-bronze ormolu mounts; 30cm., 11 3/4 in. Estimation: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Collection of Edouard Chappey,... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2012

A 'Longquan' Celadon 'Buddhist Lion' Censer And Cover 14th Century - Sotheby's

A 'Longquan' Celadon 'Buddhist Lion' Censer And Cover, 14th Century - Photo Sotheby's moulded in the form of a square box on a balcony supported on a pedestal, the sides of the box carved with leafy floral sprays, the flat cover surmounted by a recumbent Buddhist lion with one paw resting on a beribboned brocade ball, covered overall with a sea-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 6 - 22.9cm., 9in. Estimation: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP PROVENANCE: A Japanese Private Collection. ... [Lire la suite]