03 septembre 2021

A marble figure of a bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550)

Lot 1076. A marble figure of a bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550); 50.8 by 23 by 14 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 176,400 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

07 juillet 2021

A white marble figure of a seated bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550)

Lot 5020. A white marble figure of a seated bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550); 37 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: A French private collection.Christie's Paris, 11th December 2013, lot 322 (EUR 7,500). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021  
13 juillet 2020

A painted pottery model of a caparisoned ox, Eastern Wei Dynasty (534-550)

Lot 2865. A painted pottery model of a caparisoned ox, Eastern Wei Dynasty (534-550); 15. 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  The muscular beast modelled standing foursquare on a rectangular base, its well-formed head positioned between the large hump on its neck and the dewlap that hangs beneath, adorned with a decorative harness and trappings applied with circular bosses and hanging oval-shaped... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2018

Buddhist treasures from the Jingyatang Collection to be offered at Sotheby's

Buddhist treasures from the Jingyatang Collection. Photo: Sotheby's  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present four stone sculptures from the esteemed Asian private collection, Jingyatang. Exemplary works of art from the Northern Wei through to the Sui Dynasties beautifully illustrate the diverse aesthetics of Buddhist sculpture in China. Jingyatang: Treasures of Buddhist Sculpture will be on view in Sotheby's New York headquarters from 15 March, alongside over 1,300 other works of art, before it is offered at auction on... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2017

A painted pottery model of a caparisoned horse, Eastern Wei Dynasty (534-550)

Lot 42. A painted pottery model of a caparisoned horse, Eastern Wei Dynasty (534-550). 45cm (17 6/8in) high. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€5,700 - 9,100). Sold for £16,250 (€18,334). Photo: Bonhams. Naturalistically modelled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with a long arched neck and elongated head, lavishly caparisoned with a horned and tassel-hung bridle, tasselled and medallion-applied crupper, a long knotted cloth draped over the saddle, with traces of white, red, and gold pigments.  ... [Lire la suite]