28 mars 2019

Guandi, Porcelaine « blanc de Chine », Dehua, Fujian, 17° siècle

Lot 43. Guandi, Porcelaine « blanc de Chine », Dehua, Fujian, 17° siècle. H. 36 cm. Estimation 18 000 € / 22 000 €. Sold: 20 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le dieu est figuré assis sur un trône, le corps dissimulé sous les amples plis de son vêtement maintenu par une ceinture haute. Le visage a l’expression sévère et perforé au niveau des joues, menton, et bouche pour permettre la fixation d’un système pileux postiche est surmonté d’une coiffe traditionnelle de personnage... [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]
21 février 2019

Dr. Peter M. Greiner (1940-2013) Collection of Chinese Ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 18 - 19 September 2014

Lot 784. A rare Yueyao carved dish, 10th century; 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The shallow dish is carved on the interior with a large flower head with overlapping petals, and is covered allover with a glaze of olive color that continues over the wedge-shaped foot to cover the base. Provenance: The Collection of the late Mrs. A. Kok-Viersen, sold by order of J.A.Witte, Esq., 28 May 1974, lot 49Dr. Peter M. Greiner... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2019

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

Lot 2676. A Dehua figure of a standing Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 26 cm., 10 1/4 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the standing deity well modelled with serene expression and hair tied into a curled topknot, leaning on a gnarled branch, holding a basket with a fish in her left hand, her right hand concealed within the voluminous sleeve of her long flowing robe falling in folds to her feet, the back with... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2018

A Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 154. A Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Hauteur: 48 cm. (18 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000. Price realised EUR 13,750. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Elle est représentée assise les jambes croisées sur un rocher élevé, sa main droite gracieusement posée sur son genou gauche. Elle est vêtue d'une ample tunique et porte un collier de perles. Son visage est serein et ses cheveux coiffés en chignon. Le dos porte une inscription Boji... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2018

A Dehua bell with a moulded taotie design, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 97. A Dehua bell with a moulded taotie design, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 19 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 7.500 EUR. © Sotheby's à décor en léger relief sous couverte de masques de taotie dans des réserves entre une frise de leiwen et une bande de trigrammes et de chevrons, la prise en forme de deux chilongs affrontés, accidents. Note: A similar Dehua porcelain bell with a low-relief... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2018

A rare Dehua figure of Buddha, Late Ming-Transitional period, circa 1640-1660

Lot 1349. A rare Dehua figure of Buddha, Late Ming-Transitional period, circa 1640-1660; 10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The heavily potted figure is shown seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base and wears a robe that is partially draped over the shoulders and upper arms framing the broad, bare chest above the dhoti that is gathered above the waist before fanning out over the legs. The face has a calm, peaceful expression and a... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2018

A fine Dehua figure of Guanyin, 18th century

Lot 1348. A fine Dehua figure of Guanyin, 18th century; 8. 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The figure is seated on a straw mat with hands hidden within the sleeves of the long robes drawn around her, a ruyi-shaped necklace spans her chest and a hairpin secures her topknot above a short veil covering the back of the head. Provenance: Acquired in New York before 1987. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2018

A Dehua inscribed censer, 17th century

Lot 1347. A Dehua inscribed censer, 17th century; 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bombé body is raised on a spreading foot and inscribed on one side with a five-character inscription hua xiang ling ren you (the fragrance from flowers tranquilizes people) between the two lion-mask handles. The base is impressed with a four-character seal probably reading zun gu zhe xiang (follow the ancient tradition of... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2018

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

Lot 1346. A fine Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark within a double gourd; 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The Goddess of Mercy is shown seated with both hands resting on the raised right knee, and the left hand gently clasping a scroll. The figure is swathed in a long, flowing robe which falls open at the chest to reveal a ruyi-shaped necklace. The hair is held in a... [Lire la suite]