02 février 2021

A fine huanghuali wine table, late Ming dynasty, with recessed legs and elongated bridle joints

Lot 443. A fine huanghuali wine table, late Ming dynasty, with recessed legs and elongated bridle joints; 83,5x99x46,5 cm. Estimate: € 25,000 - €35,000. Result: € 40.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Bavarian private collection, purchased 1995 from Tomlinson Antiques Hongkong. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
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29 janvier 2021

An important and rare gilt-bronze figure of Mahasthamaprapta, late Ming dynasty

Lot 49. An important and rare gilt-bronze figure of Mahasthamaprapta, late Ming dynasty; H. 80cm. Estimate: € 40.000 - € 60.000. Result: € 381.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
24 janvier 2021

A large blue and white jar, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 143. A large blue and white jar, Late Ming dynasty; 14 3⁄4 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The jar is decorated with flower blossoms within four shaped-panels reserved on a diaper ground, between borders of classical scroll and crashing waves. Provenance: The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2021

A large blue and white vase, meiping, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 91. A large blue and white vase, meiping, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 21 in. (53.3 m.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The heavily potted vase is decorated on the body with three blossoming branches of camellia, above a band of classic scroll on the splayed foot. Property from the Collection of Lenora and Walter F. Brown.Provenance: Laurin Guilloux, Paris, 25 June 1980, lot 12.The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2020

A gilt-lacquered wood figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 1040. A gilt-lacquered wood figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty; h. 34 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 40,320 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
18 décembre 2020

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1630

Lot 437. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1630; 19 cm, 7½ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 88,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: An important private collection, Saint-Cloud, France. Roger Duchange, Paris, 25th May 1993. Exhibited: Exhibition of Blanc de Chine, Marchant, London, 2014, cat. no. 25. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
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22 octobre 2020

A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 3649. A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty; 63 by 60.5 by h. 110 cm, 24 ¾ by 23 ⅞ by h. 43 ¼ in. Estimate 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,197,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly sinuous crestrail terminating in protruding upturned ends supported on a curved back splat, the serpentine armrests supported by 'S'-curve posts continuing to the circular section front legs, the mat seat set in a rectangular moulded frame above plain... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2020

A pair of huanghuali continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 3648. A pair of huanghuali continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Late Ming dynasty; 64.5 by 58.5 by h. 102 cm, 25 ⅜ by 23 by h. 40 ⅛ in. Estimate 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,890,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. each constructed with a horseshoe-shaped arm resting on two back stiles, centred with a back splat carved with a ruyi-shaped medallion enclosing a chilong, flanked by cusped upper edges, the arms supported on each side with an elongated... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2020

An extremely rare huanghuali twelve-leaf screen, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 12. An extremely rare huanghuali twelve-leaf screen, Late Ming dynasty; each 61 by 3 by h. 306 cm, 24 by 1 ¼ by h. 120 ½ in.; overall width 729 cm, 287 in. Estimate: 5,000,000 - 7,000,000 HKD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising ten main leaves flanked by a pair of leaves uniting to form an openwork frame, each of the central leaves carved through with a rectangular panel and accentuated with three openwork cartouches, one above the hollow panel and two below, the upper one with a... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2020

An impressive gold 'longevity' hairpin, tongzan, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 328. An impressive gold 'longevity' hairpin, tongzan, Late Ming dynasty; 9in (22.9cm) long. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 6,800 - 10,000). © Bonhams 2001-2020 Made by rolling a beaten gold sheet into a tapering shaft with an openwork lotus reserve between repoussé bands, the shaft slightly curved toward the top and terminated in a mushroom head with a pierced shou character between two additional shou roundels. Note : According to Yang Zhishui, the distinctive shape of this hairpin, characterized by... [Lire la suite]
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