26 décembre 2018

A 'Fahua' glazed figure of Zhenwu, late Ming dynasty

Lot 1036. A 'Fahua' glazed figure of Zhenwu, late Ming dynasty. Height 14 1/4  in., 36.2 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $8,125. © Sotheby's well-modeled, the deity seated wearing a turquoise-enameled dragon robe, areas of the body and garments left unglazed revealing the gray stoneware, the throne on a stepped, waisted base, in dark blue and turquoise enamels, raised on a gilt metal base and mounted as a lamp. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2018

A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty

Lot 514. A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty; 22.8 cm, 9 in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £17,500. © Sotheby's the slender ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a waisted neck and straight rim, applied with an ear-shaped handle opposite a curved spout, painted in bright cobalt blue-tones depicting boys playing a hat game within a fenced garden in a rocky landscape, below a band of lotus scrolls at the neck, the cover with a similar design of lotus, with... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2018

A Dehua 'chilong' garlic-mouth vase and stand, late Ming dynasty

Lot 616. A Dehua 'chilong' garlic-mouth vase and stand, late Ming dynasty; 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 20,000-30,000 HKD. Lot sold 52,500 HKD. © Sotheby's.  the pear-shaped vase decorated with a clambering chilong around the neck below a garlic-mouth, all supported on a fitted dehua stand, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze.  Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 20th June 2003. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2018

A pair of huanghuali high yokeback armchairs, Late Ming dynasty, late 16th – early 17th century

Lot 3622. A pair of huanghuali high yokeback armchairs, Late Ming dynasty, late 16th – early 17th century; 121.3 by 60.4 by 45.3 cm, 47 3/4  by 23 3/4  by 17 7/8  in. Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,273,900 - 1,910,850 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's.  each with the shaped top rail with a small head-rest and gently everted ends, the plain S-shaped back splat tongue-and-grooved into the underside of the top rail and tenoned to the... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2018

An outstanding huanghuali couch-bed, luohan chuang, Late Ming dynasty, 16th – 17th century

Lot 3621. An outstanding huanghuali couch-bed, luohan chuang, Late Ming dynasty, 16th – 17th century; 78.5 by 199 by 95.3 cm, 30 7/8  by 78 3/8  by  37 1/2  in. Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,273,900 - 1,910,850 USD). Lot Sold 14,520,000 HKD (1,852,171 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of superb quality, the rectangular seat frame of standard mitre, mortoise and tenon construction, supported on a straight, constricted waist exquisitely... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 89. A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century; 12 x 36 1/2 x 22 1/4 in (30.5 x 93 x 56.5cm). Estimate: 12,000-15,000 USD. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€ 26,860). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The rectangular-paneled top with a 'water-stopping' beaded rim above an 'ice-plate' edge and plain waist supported by dramatic cabriole legs ending in articulated, clawed feet on pads, the fierce animal mask terminals with gaping jaws, bulging eyes, flaring nostrils and flowing hair, joined by a... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2018

A carved red lacquer bowl with silver liner, late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 155. A carved red lacquer bowl with silver liner, late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The deep rounded sides well carved in relief with birds perched amidst various flowering branches and rocks reserved against a diaper ground above a plain petal-barbed band rising from the countersunk foot, with silver liner, the base lacquered blackish brown. Note: Compare the red lacquer bowl also... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2018

A Dehua tripod incense burner, ding, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 381. A Dehua tripod incense burner, ding, Late Ming dynasty; 14.5cm high. Sold for HK$ 42,000 (€ 4,697). © Bonhams. Raised on three slim and tall cylindrical feet, the bulbous body moulded in lower relief with a frieze of keyfret scrolls set between a pair of bow-string borders, a pair of bail handles flanked each sides at the rim, the base with four-character maker's mark 'linjie shengzhi', all on white glaze of ivory tone.  Note: A similar incense burner is illustrated in Blanc de... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2018

A small cinnabar lacquer box and cover, late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 551. A small cinnabar lacquer box and cover, late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Diameter 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, carved in shallow relief depicting Budai wearing loose open robes walking under a pine tree and holding a stick suspending a cloth bag, all against different diaper grounds indicating the sky and the land, the sides of the box and cover carved with key-fret bands, the interior and base lacquered... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2018

A large blue and white charger, China, late Ming dynasty

Lot 307. A large blue and white charger, China, late Ming dynasty; diameter 44 cm. Estimate CHF 2 500 / 3 500 (€ 2 080 / 2 920). Sold for CHF 3 500. Courtesy Koller. Decorated in the center with grapes on spiral ground in a double circle and on the border with emblems, fruits and flowers. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM 
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