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]
19 août 2017

Wine Pot with Lid, Ming dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1620), Early 17th century

Wine Pot with Lid, Ming dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1620), Early 17th century. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration (Jingdezhen ware), 7 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches (19.7 x 17.1 cm). The Bloomfield Moore Collection, 1882; 1882-659 © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art.
19 août 2017

Wine Cup, Ming dynasty, Late Wanli Period (1573-1620), Early 17th century

Wine Cup, Ming dynasty, Late Wanli Period (1573-1620), Early 17th century, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi. Porcelain with underglaze painted blue decoration (Jingdezhen ware), 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches (7 x 6.3 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Story Jenks, 1944; 1944-38-4 © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art.
19 août 2017

Wine Cup, Ming dynasty, Wanli Mark and Period (1573-1620), Early 17th century

Wine Cup, Ming dynasty, Wanli Mark and Period (1573-1620), Early 17th century. Porcelain with underglaze painted blue decoration, 2 11/16 x 2 3/4 inches (6.8 x 7 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Story Jenks, 1944; 1944-38-5 © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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]
03 août 2017

A gilt-copper (tombak) covered tankard (hanap), Ottoman Turkey, Early 17th century

Lot 163. A gilt-copper (tombak) covered tankard (hanap), Ottoman Turkey, Early 17th century, 10½in. (26.6cm.) high. Estimate £120,000 - GBP 180,000. Price realised GBP 110,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015   With cylindrical body, separate domed lid with knop finial and scrolling handle terminating in tulip motifs, the body decorated with a series of ogival cusped cartouches filled with carnations and flanking elongated ones with further floral sprays, the ground surrounding them with dense floral... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2017

A huanghuali recessed-leg table, pingtouan, Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 4072. A huanghuali recessed-leg table, pingtouan, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, 31 1/2 in. (80 cm.) high, 57 3/8 in. (145.8 cm.) wide, 18 7/8 in. (48 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,580,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The two-panel top is set within a wide rectangular frame above plain, beaded aprons and apron-head spandrels. The frame is supported on legs of rounded section joined by pairs of stretchers. Provenance: Acquired by the present... [Lire la suite]