16 juin 2020

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 516. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 22.2 cm, 8 3/4  in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 687,500 HKD (78,343 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. depicted seated with legs crossed, with arms folded beneath the voluminous folds of a long robe opening at the chest revealing a beaded necklace, the face with a serene expression, with hair piled up into an elaborate chignon under a hood, zitan stand.  Provenance: Collection... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2020

A silver-inlaid bronze figure of Guanyin, Shisou mark, 17th century

Lot 5115. A silver-inlaid bronze figure of Guanyin, Shisou mark, 17th century; 12.9 cm, 5  in. Estimate 150,000 — 180,000 HKD. Sold for 275,000 HKD (32,538 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. depicted seated with the right knee raised supporting both hands with one holding a scroll, clad in long flowing robes falling into voluminous folds and draped over by a shawl, the garments embellished by silver wire-inlaid clouds and scrollwork borders, opening to reveal the... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2020

A large wood figure of Guanyin, Qing Dynasty

Lot 267.  A large wood figure of Guanyin, Qing Dynasty; 97cm (38 1/8in) high. Estimate £4,000-6,000. Sold for £31,250 (€ 34,744). Photo: Bonhams. Carved with naturalistic facial features gazing serenely downwards beneath a high chignon encircled by a crown, a sash looped across the palm of the right hand, the relaxed body enveloped in flowing drapery, seated at ease with the left arm gently resting on a raised knee, the body leaning on a rocky support.  The dating of this lot is consistent with the result... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2020

Dehua porcelains from the Galster-Ireland Collection at Christie's New York, 15 - 16 March 2015

Robert Galster and Gilbert Ireland. This selection of Dehua porcelains from the Galster-Ireland Collection features an impressive group of Dehua figures and wares dating from the 17th through the 20th centuries. Formed over a 60-year period, primarily in New York, The Galster-Ireland collection reveals the keen, self-trained eye of a dedicated collector, with every piece exhibiting a different and endearing quality. Every object that was added to the collection was chosen for pure pleasure to the eye. Buying pieces that appealed to... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2020

A rare and large gilt-lacquered wood figure of Guanyin, 17th-18th century

Lot 64. A rare and large gilt-lacquered wood figure of Guanyin, 17th-18th century; 86cm (33 7/8in) high. Estimate £ 80,000-120,000. Sold for £ 206,500 (€ 231,624). Photo Bonhams. The impressive Goddess of Mercy finely carved seated with the right knee raised supporting her elbow, the limbs of elegant proportion, the flowing robes falling in graceful folds around the body and opening at the chest to reveal an elaborate beaded necklace above a sash tied in a bow at the waist, the broad face... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century

Lot 159. A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 937,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The figure is shown seated in dhyanasana on a doublelotus base with his hands in dharmachakramudra, dressed in a sanghati elegantly draped over the shoulder and elbow, the face with bow-shaped mouth and elongated eyes flanked by pendent earlobes, the hair in tight curls over the usnisa... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2020

A large gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, 16th-17th century

Lot 90. A large gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, 16th-17th century; 38cm (15in) high. Estimate £ 10,000-15,000. Sold for £ 17,500 (€ 19,985). Photo Bonhams. The deity cast seated in dhyanasana, the hands folded in dhyana mudra, the face with a contemplative expression flanked by elongated earlobes suspending ornate earrings and long knotted hair falling over the shoulders, wearing flowing robes, an elaborate necklace over the plain chest, earrings and a tall pierced tiara enclosing a seated... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2020

A bronze figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3058. A bronze figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 28 cm., 11 in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold 560,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated with her hands crossing on her raised right knee, wearing loose embroidered robes falling in thick folds open at the chest revealing a beaded necklace, the face with a serene expression framed with an elaborate coiffure covered by a long veil, a two-character mark Shi Sou inscribed to the back, carved wood stand. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2020

A carved and polychrome wood figure of Guanyin, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 155. A carved and polychrome wood figure of Guanyin, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 71cm., 28in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold  43,750 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. carved seated on rockwork in rajalalitasana with the right arm rested on the raised right knee, wearing a dhoti open at the chest to reveal an elaborate necklace, the shoulders draped with a shawl, the face with a benevolent expression beneath the hair piled up into a high chignon, traces of gesso... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2020

A limestone figure of Guanyin, Northern Qi Dynasty (549-577)

Lot 12. A limestone figure of Guanyin, Northern Qi Dynasty (549-577); 36 in. (91.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 33,460. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003. Carved standing on a conical base, with the right arm raised and the left arm pendent holding a heart-shaped attribute, the face serene with downcast eyes and a gentle smile, the shoulders with disc-shaped ornaments, wearing a five-lobed tiara and beaded long necklaces over the shoulders joined by a... [Lire la suite]