17 décembre 2016

A fine Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Bo ji yu ren mark, 19th century

Lot 8138. A fine Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Bo ji yu ren mark, 19th century. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€29,000 - 48,000).  Photo Bonhams. Modeled emptying a vase held in her right hand and holding a lotus stalk in her right, the stems of the lotus, the necklace and the hair ornament centered with a seated Buddha all delicately worked in contrast to the spuming waves that form the base beneath her feet, the four-character mark impressed on the reverse at the center of her shoulder beneath a... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2016

A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3327. A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 33,000 - USD 39,000). Price Realised HKD 300,000 (USD 38,693). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The deity is seated on a lotus base, the hands in dhana mudra, gesture of meditation, held above the legs crossed, hidden under the voluminous robes, the hair swept behind a floral diadem and tied in a topknot under the cowl, the facial features finely modelled with eyes downcast to provide an... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2016

A rare Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th-early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark 

Lot 3324. A rare Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th-early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark. Estimate: HKD 3,500,000 - HKD 4,500,000 (USD 453,277 - USD 582,785). Price Realised HKD 4,260,000 (USD 551,788) © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. The deity is elegantly modelled standing on a domed base modelled as swirling waves. Finely detailed, the eyes are downcast with lips gently indented to provide a benevolent expression. Dressed in a voluminous robe, the figure is... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2016

A large Dehua vase, gu, 17th century

Lot 177. A large Dehua vase, gu, 17th century.  Estimate 12,000 — 16,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the tall cylindrical body rising to a flared rim from a spreading foot, with a raised central band, divided vertically with four flanges, each panel with a small stylised taotie on a leiwen ground, covered in a milky-white glaze - 44.4 cm, 17 1/2  in. Provenance: Collection of Christina Loke Balsara. Note: A similar smaller example is illustrated... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2016

A Dehua standing figure of Magu and deer, Republic period (1912-1949), early 20th century

Lot 169. A Dehua standing figure of Magu and deer, Republic period (1912-1949), early 20th century. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,478 - USD 10,365). Price Realised HKD 93,750 (USD 12,142). Photo Christie’s Images Limited 2016. The figure is elegantly potted modelled standing beside a deer, her back impressed with a Xu Yunlin zhi seal mark. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) high.  Christie’s. Sale 12557. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2016

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, signed He Chaozong, late Ming dynasty

Lot 3647. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, signed He Chaozong, late Ming dynasty. Estimation 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. skillfully modelled as Guanyin, seated on a rajalilasana on a base with a striated border, the poised figure depicted clad in a loose robe opening at the chest and cascading in voluminous folds around the base with the right foot partially exposed, the figure elegantly rendered with a benevolent and peaceful expression flanked by long pendulous earlobes... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2016

A Dehua censer, late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 136. A Dehua censer, late Ming-early Qing dynasty. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,771 - USD 10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The censer has a compressed body, flanked on either side with a lion-mask handle just below the waisted neck. The base is impressed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark; 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) across, wood cover, box Property from a private Hong Kong family Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
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26 août 2016

A Dehua figure of seated Guanyin, late Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 1342. A Dehua figure of seated Guanyin, late Ming dynasty, 17th century. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bodhisattva is shown seated in rajalilasana on a rockwork throne with right hand resting on her knee and wearing voluminous robes, a beaded necklace and a cowl draped above her floral-scroll tiara. 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high Provenance: Captain J. Meuldijk Collection, the Netherlands. Notes: Compare the Dehua figure of Guanyin seated in a similar... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

Two Dehua flutes, 17th century

Lot 1341. Two Dehua flutes, 17th century. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Both are cut with oval and circular fingering holes on the sides. The longer is shaped as a section of bamboo, with a notch cut at the mouth end. The shorter is molded at each end with bands of key-fret and stiff leaves. Each is covered with a glaze of ivory tone. 23 ¼ and 14 ½ in. (59.2 and 36.9 cm.), two cloth bags, two wood boxes Notes: The longer of the two flutes is similar to one of comparable length (22 3/8... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

A Dehua figure of Bodhidharma, 18th century

Lot 1440. A Dehua figure of Bodhidharma, 18th century. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The Buddhist monk is shown seated with his full robes pulled around his body, leaving one foot exposed, and forming a cowl over his head. His face is detailed with short curly beard, mustache and brows. The potter's mark, Zhang Shoushan, is impressed on the back. 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high, box Notes: Dehua figures with the mark of Zhang Shoushan are relatively unusual; only a few have come to the market... [Lire la suite]