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]

25 juillet 2016

A Dehua figure of seated Guanyin, 17th century

Lot 67. A Dehua figure of seated Guanyin, 17th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The figure is shown seated on a rocky plinth holding a small boy in her lap with a vase and a bird on either side, accompanied by two acolytes, and a dragon at her feet. The glaze is of a creamy-white tone. 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Chips to extremities; chip to one claw of the dragon. Estimation: USD 3,000 - 5,000 Provenance: Francis J. Caro, Frank Caro Gallery, 1977. Christie's on line. The Art of... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2016

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Qing-Republic period

Lot 9364. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€900 - 1,400). Photo Bonhams. Shown holding a scroll in one hand as she stands on a huge lotus leaf supported on waves with applied lotus plants, the pearl pendants and necklace applied to the surface of the figure stamped on the reverse with the seals Dehua and bo zhi yu ren; together with an elaborate colored silk lamp shade and wood lamp stand that holds the figure. 16 3/8in (41.5cm) high ... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2016

A Dehua figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, Republic period, early 20th century

Lot 3329. A Dehua figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, Republic period, early 20th century. Estimate HK$400,000 - HK$600,000 ($51,735 - $77,602). Price Realized HK$500,000 ($64,649). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The elegant figure is shown seated on a lion and wearing loose robes falling to the exposed left foot, with hair separated into two knots which rest on either shoulder and holding a tied scroll in the right hand and rosary beads in the left. The back is impressed with a double-gourd Dehua mark and a square... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2016

A Dehua figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, circa 1630

Lot 63. A Dehua figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, circa 1630. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($8,742 - $11,656). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The figure is seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, wearing long flowing robes open at the chest revealing elaborate beaded jewellery and a Buddhist swastika. The hair is tightly curled and the face has a serene expression. Covered in a rich creamy white glaze.11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high Provenance: From an important private French collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2016

A finely modeled Dehua figure of Wen Chang, impressed gourd-shaped potter's mark He Chaozong, 17th century

Lot 541. A finely modeled Dehua figure of Wen Chang, impressed gourd-shaped potter's mark He Chaozong, 17th century. Estimate 30000/50000 €. Photo Nagel. the God of Literature depicted seated on a tall rockwork plinth raised on one side to support his arm, his face with fine features pierced for the insertion of real hair as moustache and beard, his head covered in a tall official's cap with raised back and two long streamers, a voluminous robe over an undergown and elaborate belts with applied plaques, his left hand... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2015

A Dehua figure of Manjushri, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A Dehua figure of Manjushri, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. well modelled, seated on pierced rockwork beside a Buddhist lion, wearing loose robes tied at the waist and elaborate jewellery, with hair in a high chignon, holding a ruyi sceptre in the right hand, the reverse impressed with a double-gourd seal reading He Chaozong, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 24cm., 9 1/2 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov.... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2015

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, 17th century, by He Chaochun

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, 17th century, by He Chaochun. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. modelled seated, the right leg raised supporting the hands holding a scroll, wearing a long flowing robe falling into voluminous folds and opening at the chest to reveal a beaded necklace, the face with a benevolent expression and turned slightly to the left, the hair gathered into an elaborate chignon, impressed to the reverse with a double-gourd seal reading He Chaochun - 14.3cm., 5 5/8 in. ... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2015

Three large Chinese Dehua figures of Guanyin Late 17th/early 18th century

Three large Chinese Dehua figures of Guanyin, Late 17th-early 18th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each modelled standing with the left arm raised holding a child, dressed in long flowing robes falling into voluminous folds, the face with a benevolent expression beneath hair piled up into a high chignon, all raised on a rocky plinth. Quantité: 3 - 64.4cm., 25 3/8 in. Sotheby's, Collections, Londres, 27 oct. 2015, 10:30 AM
17 octobre 2015

A magnificent Dehua figure of Guanyin, attributed to Hui Jiang, 17th century

A magnificent Dehua figure of Guanyin, attributed to Hui Jiang, 17th century. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams The Goddess of Mercy modelled kneeling on a tall rockwork plinth, the body draped in long cascading robes opening at the chest to reveal a pendant, the hair coiled up into a chignon and fastened with a tiara and hairpin, the serene face with a small urna and peaceful, downcast eyes, the left hand holding a small scroll, wood stand, fitted box. 32cm (12 5/8in) high (3). ... [Lire la suite]
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