13 décembre 2017

A Dehua incense burner, 17th century

Lot 333. A Dehua incense burner, 17th century; 14.3 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 52,500 HKD (5,643 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of bombé form, flanked by a pair of lion mask handles, the base with an apocryphal Xuande seal mark in archaic script. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong Kong, 30 Nov 2017

01 décembre 2017

An exceptionally large and rare Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th-early 17th century, He Chaozong impressed seal mark

Lot 8120. An exceptionally large and rare Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th-early 17th century, He Chaozong impressed seal mark; 20 1/4 in. (51.5 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000. Price realised HKD 19,300,000  © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The graceful figure is superbly and skilfully modelled, standing on a vase spilling water and a lotus blossom amidst dramatic swirling waves, with the head turned slightly to the left. She is... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2017

A Dehua seated figure of Guandi, 17th century

Lot 96. A Dehua seated figure of Guandi, 17th century. 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The God of War is impressively modelled with a downward gaze, his long hair swept backwards and finely detailed. The armour is intricately detailed and the folds of the fabric are finely depicted. His right hand is held in a clenched fist and his left hand rests on his knee holding two rings. He is seated in a powerful... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2017

A Dehua 'chilong' wine ewer, 17th century

Lot 273. A Dehua 'chilong' wine ewer, 17th century. 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,933 - USD 6,555). Price realised GBP 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The finely potted ewer is of a cylindrical shape with a moulded ribbon tied around the centre of the body imitating a hand scroll. The spout and handle are modelled as applied chilongs.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7 November 2017, London
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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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