20 janvier 2022

A pair of Chinese porcelain famille verte large Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 72. A pair of Chinese porcelain famille verte large Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 1⁄4 in. (43.7 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's 2022 Each seated with heads turned and mouths open in a ferocious stare, one with a cub clambering up towards its chest, the other with a brocade ball in its paw, each atop a rectangular base painted with blue prunus and auspicious objects on a background of green 'cracked ice'. Christie's. The Collection of Pierre Durand, New... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2022

Christie's New York to offer the Collection of Pierre Durand

    © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will present The Collection of Pierre Durand on January 27, a live sale featuring the fine and decorative arts of the late philanthropist and collector who co-founded The Chinese Porcelain Company. The auction is comprised of 243 lots from the contents of Pierre Durand’s New York apartment on Fifth Avenue, which artistically combined walls of gallery-hung Old Master Drawings with contemporary glass by Yoichi Ohira, and... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2021

A pair of large white-glazed seated Buddhist lions, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 6. A pair of large white-glazed seated Buddhist lions, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722);Each 33.2 cm, 13⅛ in. Lot sold: 2,520 EUR (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 EUR). (C) 2021 Sotheby's Each seated on a square pedestal, resting their paw on a brocade ball. Property from an old European collection. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 9 December 2021
08 janvier 2021

A green-glazed figure of a Buddhist lion, Southern Song – Jin dynasty (1127-1234)

Lot 1068. A green-glazed figure of a Buddhist lion, Southern Song – Jin dynasty (1127-1234); h. 16 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 302,400 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. C298j10. This powerfully modelled lion is noteworthy for the loose brocade ball skilfully enclosed within its gaping jaws. Other Song dynasty figures of lions in this pose... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2020

A monumental pair of marble Buddhist lions, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 23. A monumental pair of marble Buddhist lions, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 50 ¼ in. high, 26 ¼ in wide, 27 in. deep (127.5 cm. x 66.5 cm. x 68.5 cm.). Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 193,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Each lion is carved seated on its haunches on a waisted lotus plinth with drapings, wearing a tasselled collar carved in relief that is hung with a bell suspended above the chest. One beast has its right paw resting on a cub, the other has its... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2020

Important couple de lions bouddhiques, Chine, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1661-1722)

Lot 43: Important couple de lions bouddhiques, Chine, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1661-1722). Biscuit émaillé turquoise et aubergine. H. 51,5 cm. Est: 8 000 € - 15 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Remarquable couple de lions reposant sur de hauts piédestaux ouverts par des formes stylisées. Les deux présentent des têtes aux traits puissants, yeux globuleux, et gueules ouvertes dévoilant les langues et les crocs. La femelle présente un traditionnel lionceau accroché à sa patte droite, et le mâle... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2019

A massive tileworks figure of a seated Buddhist lion, Ming-early Qing dynasty, 15th-17th century

Lot 1083. A massive tileworks figure of a seated Buddhist lion, Ming-early Qing dynasty, 15th-17th century; 32 in. (81.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The figure is shown seated on a rectangular base, holding a cub under its right front paw, and is covered with turquoise, amber, ivory and green glazes.. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Frank Caro, New York, 21 December 1967. ... [Lire la suite]
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