20 avril 2022

'Dehua' sold at Sotheby's, China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022

Lot 507. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, 17th-18th century; Height 14⅝ in., 36.5 cm. Lot sold: 9,450 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Lot 519. Three ‘Dehua’ articles, Qing dynasty; Height of tallest 6⅝ in., 16.9 cm. Lot sold: 2,268 USD (Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 comprising a seated figure of Guanyin, a seated figure of Guandi and a 'prunus' vase. ... [Lire la suite]

20 avril 2022

'Dehua' ware sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

  Lot 319. A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Lot sold: 52,920 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the back with a faint inscription within a square. Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Lot 320. A 'Dehua' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Lot sold: 21,420 USD... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2022

A magnificent and highly important gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Dali kingdom, late 11th-early 12th century

Lot 747. A magnificent and highly important gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Dali kingdom, late 11th-early 12th century; 22 1⁄2 in. (57.1 cm.) high, oak stand. Estimate USD 2,000,000 – USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 2,580,000. © Christie's 2022 The bodhisattva is shown standing with both hands slightly raised with palms up, and holding in the proper left hand an ambrosia bottle (kundika). He wears a dhoti gathered by a sash around the waist and an abundance of... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2022

A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 747. A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 5 1⁄2 in. high, cloth box, padauk base. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000. Price realised USD 23,940. © Christie's 2022 The bodhisattva stands on a double-lotus base with hips swayed, holding a water vessel in the left hand and a willow branch in the right, and backed by a separately cast aureole. He is clad in an ankle-length dhoti and adorned with jewelry and flowing sashes. The face is serene in... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2022

A Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640

A Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640; 5 5/8 inches, 14.3 cm high. Courtesy Marchant Asian Art London. seated with her arms and legs concealed under the robes tied at the waist and extending to a folded cowl covering her detailed hair, with serene expression and urna mark on her forehead, wearing a single strand necklace, covered in a cream glaze. Provenance : From a private collection, Montpellier, France, assembled over 40 years Note: A similar Guanyin was included by Marchant in their... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2022

A glazed earthenware figure of Guanyin, late Ming dynasty

Lot 780. A glazed earthenware figure of Guanyin, late Ming dynasty. H. 42,5 cm. Sold: €1,700 (Est: €1,000 - €1,500). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Seated in rajalilasana on a lotus rising from the primordial waters flanked by a pair of worshippers, her right hand resting on the raised knee, the left holding the flask, wearing various garments including a wide-sleeved mantle, her face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes and her hair combed in a chignon secured with a tiara.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2021

Dehua porcelain from the Ezekiel Collection sold at Sotheby's, 3 november 2021

Lot 13. A small Dehua figure of Guanyin, 17th-18th century; Height 8 cm, 3⅛ in. Lot sold: 25,200 GBP (Estimate: 300 -500 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's dressed in a loose robe cascading in voluminous folds, the base with a mark reading Zhang xi within a cartouche. Provenance: Presumably F. E. Wilkinson, 26th September 1919. Collection of Marcus Ezekiel (1854-1927). Lot 14. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, 17th century; Height 23.5... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2021

A blanc de Chine seated figure of Guanyin, 17th century

Lot 121. A blanc de Chine seated figure of Guanyin, 17th century; 19cm (7 1/2in) high. Estimate 6.000 £ - 8.000 £. Sold for £ 6,000 (€ 7,032). Photo: Bonhams. The Goddess of Mercy modelled in a relaxed seated pose with the right hand resting on the right leg tucked beneath her, the left hand holding a ruyi sceptre resting on a table with lion-heads forming the legs, the eyes gently downcast, the long robe covering the body and falling in flowing folds to surround the body. Provenance: a... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2021

A famille-verte glazed biscuit figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 111. A famille-verte glazed biscuit figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,520 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. together with a pair of yellow-glazed jars and covers, 20th century. Height of tallest 10 in., 25.3 cm. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
26 juin 2021

Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy, Five Dynasties, 907 - 960 CE

Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. Excavated at the Tem Thousand Buddha Pagoda in Hunhua county, Zhejiang Province, in 1958. Five Dynasties, 907 - 960 CE. Gilt bronze, total height 77.7 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum Detail: close up. Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. Excavated at the Tem Thousand Buddha Pagoda in Hunhua county, Zhejiang Province, in 1958, Five Dynasties, 907 - 960 CE. Gilt bronze, total height 77.7 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail:... [Lire la suite]