21 décembre 2022

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Vietnam, 18th century or later

Lot 88. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Vietnam, 18th century or later. Hauteur : 73,5 cm. (28 7/8 in.). Price realised EUR 31,500 (Estimate EUR 8,000 – EUR 12,000). © Christie's Limited Images 2022 Il est représenté assis en virasana sur une base triangulaire. Ses mains sont ramenées devant la poitrine. Il est vêtu d'un dhoti ceinturé à la taille et d'une longue robe couvrant ses bras formant un élégant drapé. Ses vingt bras rayonnants effectuent... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2022

A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a seated Buddha, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 118. A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a seated Buddha, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 40cm (15 6/8in) high. Sold for £35,580 (Estimate £15,000-£20,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 The benevolent figure finely cast, the face in a meditative expression with downcast eyes flanked by pendulous earlobes, crowned by tightly curled hair rising to a high chignon, seated cross-legged with both hands held in dhyana mudra, wearing a long layered robe decorated on the hems with delicate foliate scrolls, open... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2021

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a scholar holding a scroll, Song - Yuan dynasty

Lot 1068. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a scholar holding a scroll, Song - Yuan dynasty (960-1279); 15,8 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 35,280 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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30 avril 2021

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Sun Simiao, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 249. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Sun Simiao, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 15 ½ in., 39.3 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 17,640 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the Daoist God of Medicine seated with the right hand resting on the knee and the left hand holding a double gourd in front of the chest, wearing a loose robe and a studded belt over the round belly, the round face with a pointed beard and donning an official's cap, traces of red... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2020

A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Mid Ming Dynasty

Lot 198. A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Mid Ming Dynasty; 47.5cm (18 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000. Sold for £ 237,562 (€ 262,645). Courtesy Bonhams. Finely cast with eyes downcast in meditative expression seated in dhyanasana,with the right hand reaching down towards the ground in bhumisparsha mudra, the left hand held gently in the lap in dhyana mudra, dressed in pleated garments open at the chest, all supported on a double-lotus pedestal, covered... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2020

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Yuanshi Tianzun, Late Ming Dynasty, cyclically dated to Jimao year, AD 1579 or 1639

Lot 93. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Yuanshi Tianzun, Late Ming Dynasty, cyclically dated to Jimao year, corresponding to AD 1579 or 1639; The figure 49cm (19 1/4in) high . Estimate £ 10,000-15,000. Sold for £ 35,000 (€ 39,970). Photo Bonhams. Heavily cast seated on a hardwood stand in the form of a horseshoe-back chair, the Daoist deity wearing long flowing robes tied with ribbons below the chest, his hands closely imitating a Buddhist mudra, the face in a meditative expression with... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2020

A rare gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Guanyin, Dali Kingdom, Yunnan, 10th-13th century

Lot 1191. A rare gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Guanyin, Dali Kingdom, Yunnan, 10th-13th century; 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 171,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bodhisattva, Avalokitesvara, who is shown standing on a waisted lotus base holding a willow branch over the right shoulder and a flask pendent in the left hand, wears beaded jewelry, a scarf draped around the torso, a dhoti folded over below the waist, and a circlet... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2019

A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 856. A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a Daoist deity, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 19 ¾ in. (50 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The Daoist deity with fierce expression is shown seated wearing full armor under long robes incised with cloud scroll on the hems, and a celestial scarf billowing behind his head, with traces of gold and red lacquer remaining. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

Ming dynasty Bronze Statues sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 400. A magnificent large gilt-bronze figure of Manjusri, Da Ming Yongle nian shi incised six-character mark and of the period (1403-1425); 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 1,500,000. Price realised USD 1,049,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Very finely cast, seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with right hand raised brandishing a sword, the left hand holding a lotus flower supporting a book, wearing a long flowing dhoti gathered in folds around his feet... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 1028. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 22 in. (56 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 137,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The bodhisattva is shown seated in dhyanasana with hands held above the legs, and wearing layered robes, a beaded necklace, earrings, and a cowl that drapes over the high topknot centered by the figure of Amitabha Buddha, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]