22 septembre 2017

A Dehua 'Lion mask' censer, late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 307. A Dehua 'Lion mask' censer, late Ming-early Qing dynasty. 5½ in. (14 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 20,000 - 50,000. Photo: Sotheby's. The base is impressed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark, wood cover, box. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017

24 août 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin with a scroll, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark within a double gourd

 Lot 734. A Dehua figure of Guanyin with a scroll, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark within a double gourd; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The Goddess of Mercy is shown seated on a mat with the right hand resting elegantly on the raised right knee and the left hand gently cradling a scroll. The figure wears a ruyi-shaped hair ornament tucked under the cowl, and a... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 733. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century, 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The deity is shown seated cross-legged on a mat, with her hands and feet concealed within the folds of the long robe. The figure is covered in a warm, ivory-toned glaze.  Provenance: Admiral Walter Colin Lucas (1860-1954) Collection.  Christie's. Marchant: Nine Decades in Chinese... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 732. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century, 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The deity is shown seated cross-legged on a low rocky platform, wearing a tiara containing a small figure of Amitabha Buddha, and a long robe which falls in folds that also conceal the hands and feet. The figure is covered in a creamy, warm-toned glaze.  Provenance: Roger Duchange, Paris, 25 May 1993.Important private collection, Saint... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2017

Bodhisattva au vêtement blanc, dynastie Yuan (1279-1368)

Bodhisattva au vêtement blanc, dynastie Yuan (1279-1368). Porcelaine dure. H: 56 cm. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, legs Camondo, EO1616. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Richard Lambert
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10 août 2017

A superb and very rare Dehua figure of Damo seated in meditation, China, Ming dynasty, early 17th century 

Lot 1628. A superb and very rare Dehua figure of Damo seated in meditation, China, Ming dynasty, early 17th century; 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 317,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The finely modeled figure is shown seated in dhyanansana on a straw or grass mat, and wears a voluminous monastic robe that falls in graceful folds around the body, his clasped hands hidden within the long sleeves. The face is sensitively modeled with... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2017

A rare Dehua seated figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed Lin Chaojing mark

Lot 1608. A rare Dehua seated figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed Lin Chaojing mark, 18 in. (45.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 425,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara is shown seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus throne encircled by beads, with the hands held in the lap in dhyanamudra, and wearing a loosely draped robe falling in graceful folds, a ruyi bead... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2017

Two blanc de Chine cups, Dehua, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1354. Two blanc de Chine cups, Dehua, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 3.8 cm. Estimated price €300 - €500. Result: €434. Photo Lempertz The conical shape moulded in relief with flowering branches. (2). Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 14:00, Brussels
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]
30 juin 2017

A pair of Dehua 'Prunus' ewers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 559. A pair of Dehua 'Prunus' ewers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 11.3 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,250 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each of pear-shaped form, set with a long curved spout joined by a strut to the neck opposite an arched strap handle, applied decoration of flowering prunus branches to each side, with fitted cover Exhibited: Blanc de Chine, Marchant & Son Ltd, London, 1994. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017