10 avril 2018

A large Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century 

Lot 2304. A large Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The elegant figure is shown standing barefoot on a base of swirling waves with her head turned to one side providing a serene expression. Her upswept hair is dressed in a topknot fastened with a ruyi-shaped pin, her body draped with a loose robe with heavy folds partially covering the bare... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2018

Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

A Large Bronze Tripod Censer, Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12-14th century, the wood stand and cover 18th century. Dimensions: the censer 30 cm. diam.; 41.5 cm. high © Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Metallurgical test confirms the dating of this piece. Provenance: A private Asian Collection A silver and turquoise-inlaid ‘double bird’ vessel, Song dynasty. Height 23.5cm. © Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Provenance: – A private English collection– A private French collection, acquired... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Asian Art Museum asks life's biggest questions in 'Divine Bodies'

The Buddhist deity Guhyasamaja (detail), approx. 1400–1500. China; Beijing, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Bronze with gilding. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B64B23. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The human form in art has always helped shape how we answer life’s biggest questions: Where do we come from? Why are we here? Who are we? What happens when we die? In response, from March 9 through July 29, 2018, the Asian Art Museum presents Divine Bodies, bringing together nearly 70... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2018

Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

A figure of Guanyin (Goddess of Mercy) dressed in elaborately decorated flowing robes which she holds up with her left hand and in her right hand she has a large basket containing a fish, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century. Lacquer and gilt wood, 88 x 42 x 28 cm (34.8 x 16.8 x 11.3 in.). Gregg Baker Asian Art (Stand 260). © TEFAF 2018 A figure of Amida Buddha standing on an elaborately decorated lotus pedestal base with the hands in the an-i-in mudra, Japan, Kamakura period, 12th-13th century. Gilt wood. Height... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2018

A large gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin,17th century

Lot 88. A large gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin,17th century; 49.5cm., 19 ½ in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 266,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014 cast seated in dhyanasana with the right hand raised holding the end of a willow stem and the left hand supporting a cup, dressed in long robes engraved with lotus scrolls at the hem, opening at the chest to reveal beaded necklaces, the contemplative face framed by elongated earlobes suspending ornate earrings, the tall headdress... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2017

A Chinese Blanc-de-Chine figure of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty, 17th century

Lot 297. A Chinese Blanc-de-Chine figure of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Height: 23 cm. Estimate 6 500 € / 10 000 €. Courtesy Veritas Art Auctioneers. Porcelain sculpture. Guanyin is represented seated on a rock with intricate coiffure, divided at the centre and falling on the shoulders. Serene face, bearing "urn" mark on the forehead and adorns in the neck, arms and wrists. Right hand layed on the right knee and the left hand on the rock. At her left side a standing child. Mark with... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2017

An exceptionally large and rare Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th-early 17th century, He Chaozong impressed seal mark

Lot 8120. An exceptionally large and rare Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th-early 17th century, He Chaozong impressed seal mark; 20 1/4 in. (51.5 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000. Price realised HKD 19,300,000  © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The graceful figure is superbly and skilfully modelled, standing on a vase spilling water and a lotus blossom amidst dramatic swirling waves, with the head turned slightly to the left. She is... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2017

An exceptionally rare blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, Impressed He Chaochun seal mark, 17th century

Lot 73. An exceptionally rare blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, Impressed He Chaochun seal mark, 17th century. 36.5cm (16 3/8in) high. Estimate £30,000 - 50,000. Sold for £81,250 (€91,942). Photo: Bonhams. The deity modelled standing above crested waves, wearing a long veil sweeping over the shoulders and flowing robes, the delicate hands together, adorned with a lotus necklace and bangles, her face with a serene expression, the hair tied in a high chignon and framed by an elaborate tiara enclosing a small... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2017

A finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 18. A finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Guanyin is cast seated in padmasana, and holds a willow stem in the raised right hand and a cup in the left hand. Thebodhisattva is decorated with ornate jewellery and wears layered robes with crisply chased floral borders on a stamped ground. The crown has five openwork points and is centred by a seated figure of... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2017

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 819. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 20 in., 50.8 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. the standing deity wearing voluminous robes falling in heavy folds and a single-strand beaded necklace, the hair covered with a cowl and the head turned slightly to the left with a peaceful gaze, the back with an impressed jinfeng square seal mark. Exhibited: Blanc de Chine: Divine Images in Porcelain, China... [Lire la suite]
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