23 juin 2015

A massive coral figure of an Immortal, Late 19th-Early 20th century

A massive coral figure of an Immortal, Late 19th-Early 20th century.  Sold for US$ 35,000 (€31,238). Photo: Bonhams. Depicting He Xiangu holding a basket of flowers and a lingzhi branch while standing on a rocky promontory, the willowy maiden flanked by a pine bough at left, two stately deer at her right and two cranes biting lingzhi branches below, one stag carrying a branch of ripe peaches in his mouth as he steps on a pine bough bridge, set into a hardwood base carved in high relief with a network of bamboo, pine... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2015

A Fahua-type figure of an Immortal, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A Fahua-type figure of an Immortal, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate $12,000 - $18,000. Price Realized $75,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The figure depicted as an official shown seated on a molded and carved, pierced rockwork base, wearing a loose dragon robe open at the chest and tied in a bow around the midsection, with a basket of fruit to one side, with an inscription on his back reading 'made in the ninth month of the twelfth year of Hongzhi’, corresponding to September and October... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2014

An ivory figure of an immortal, late Ming dynasty, 17th century

An ivory figure of an immortal, late Ming dynasty, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the curved tusk modelled in the form of a standing immortal with hands clasped to the front holding a large peach, wearing long robes falling into neat pleats, the bearded face with a cheerful expression, traces of green and red paint, 31.3cm., 12 3/8 in. Estimation  8,000 — 12,000 GBP  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014- http://www.sothebys.com/
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10 mai 2014

An ivory figure of an immortal, late Ming dynasty, 17th century

An ivory figure of an immortal, late Ming dynasty, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the curved tusk modelled in the form of a standing immortal with hands clasped to the front holding a large peach, wearing long robes falling into neat pleats, the bearded face with a serene expression, traces of green and red pigment, 31.3cm., 12 3/8 in. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014- http://www.sothebys.com/
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11 février 2013

Polychrome Figure of a Chinese Immortal. Delft, circa 1730-50

Polychrome Figure of a Chinese Immortal. Delft, circa 1730-50. Photo Aronson Antiquairs Marked JK in blue for an unidentified painter - Height: 19.4 cm. (7 5/8 in.) Aronson Antiquairs. www.aronson.com
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07 août 2011

Two Chinese Coral Carvings. 20th Century

Two Chinese Coral Carvings. 20th Century. Photo Doyle New York Comprising an immortal with peach before a pine tree and an immortal holding a lotus flower and bottle. Height of tallest 6 1/2 inches. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
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14 octobre 2010

Portfolio: Vee Speers , Immortals, 2010

Immortal #1, 2010 Immortal #2, 2010 Immortal #3, 2010 Immortal #4, 2010 Immortal #5, 2010 Immortal #6, 2010 Immortal #7, 2010 Immortal #8, 2010 Immortal #9, 2010 Immortal #10, 2010 Immortal #11, 2010 Immortal #12, 2010 Immortal #13, 2010 Vee Speers was born in Australia and studied Fine Art and Photography at Queensland College of Art. Her timeless portraits have been exhibited and published world-wide and are part of many private and museum... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2010

A fine 'Wucai' 'Immortals' bowl & fine and rare small 'Wucai' bowl, Wanli Mark And Period

A fine 'Wucai' 'Immortals' bowl. Wanli Mark And Period. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's painted on the interior with a ferocious dragon amongst clouds and foliage, within a border of floral sprays on the rim, the exterior well-painted with a continuous scene of the Eight Immortals beneath pine and willow trees, all below a lingzhi scroll at the rim, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze-blue; diameter 6 3/4 in., 17.3 cm - Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 USD Note: A pair of identical bowls from the Christina... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2010

Collection of Chinese soapstone carvings from the Collection of The Baroness Dunn

A Chinese soapstone carving of Guanyin. 17th/18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The elegant goddess seated in long robes, a cowl over her high top knot, carrying a scroll and prayer beads, a boy an attendant before her, the stone of a beige tone, raised upon a contrasting red toned rockwork base - 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high - Estimate : £3,000 - £5,000 Provenance: with Spink & Son Ltd A Chinese soapstone carving of an immortal. 17th/18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The seated figure... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2009

A large bronze figure of a bearded immortal, 16th/17th century

A large bronze figure of a bearded immortal, 16th/17th century. Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 standing with his hands held to his chest holding a tablet, wearing long robes decorated to the sleeves with scrolling leaves, incised inscription to the back which may be translated: 'Made by Guo Han Miaojin' -- 14¾in. (37.6cm.) high. Est. £3,000 - £5,000 Christie's. Chinese Works of Art. 10 September 2009. London, South Kensington www.christies.com