24 février 2019

A rare small gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 392. A rare small gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 5½ in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price Realized: USD 74,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Finely cast and shown seated in dhyanasana atop a lotus raised on a waisted circular pedestal, with right hand raised in vitarka mudra and a scroll held in the left hand, wearing robes loosely draped around the naked torso, the face cast with delicate features and with an urna below... [Lire la suite]

07 janvier 2019

A rare gilt-copper death mask & a silver death mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 1217. A rare gilt-copper death mask & a silver death mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) across, 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) long. Estimate $4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised $4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The thin copper sheet subtly formed as a man's broad face, chased with a mouth, nose and rounded cheeks, with incised lines indicating a beard, a mustache and brows, with a small narrow hole in the center of the eyes which are shown as long, curved incised lines, with tiny... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2019

A rare gilt-copper death mask & a silver death mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 1217. A rare gilt-copper death mask & a silver death mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) across, 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) long. Estimate $4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised $4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The thin copper sheet subtly formed as a man's broad face, chased with a mouth, nose and rounded cheeks, with incised lines indicating a beard, a mustache and brows, with a small narrow hole in the center of the eyes which are shown as long, curved incised lines, with tiny... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2018

A molded green-glazed pottery dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 1360. A molded green-glazed pottery dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.8 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $4,000. Sold: $11,875. © Sotheby's of quadrilobed form, the shallow rounded sides rising from a flat base, molded to the interior with a central floral roundel surrounded by four stylized leaves, the cavetto with alternating diaper patterns, covered overall with a green glaze, the base with three spur marks. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2018

A Sancai 'Pomegranate' Dish, Liao Dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 118. A Sancai 'Pomegranate' Dish, Liao Dynasty (907-1125); 14,2 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 EUR. Lot sold 3,750 EUR. © Sotheby's. Coupe en biscuit émaillé sancai, Dynastie Liao le centre incisé de deux grenades dans leur feuillage, rehaussées d'émaux jaune, vert et aubergine, dans un médaillon à bordure jaune, l'aile peinte en vert. Sotheby's. Art d'Asie, 11 décembre 2018
02 décembre 2018

A carved white-glazed 'lotus' ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 630. A carved white-glazed 'lotus' ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 23.2 cm, 9 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. © Sotheby's.  the ovoid body carved with lotus petals, below a band of floral motifs encircling the angled shoulders, set with a rope-twist handle opposite a long spout, the tall neck surmounted by a flared mouth, covered overall in an ivory-cream glaze and applied with... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2018

A carved green pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 89. A carved green pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,405 - USD 10,249). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Provenance: The Ch’un Hui T’ang Collection, Taipei Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
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22 septembre 2018

A sancai moulded ink stone, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 81. A sancai moulded ink stone, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 7 7/8 in. (20.2 cm.), diam., box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,216 - USD 33,308). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
22 septembre 2018

A green-glazed appliqué-decorated peach-shaped ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 80. A green-glazed appliqué-decorated peach-shaped ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000 (USD 10,249 - USD 12,803). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
09 juin 2018

Coupe en biscuit émaillé sancai, Dynastie Liao (907-1125)

Lot 242. Coupe en biscuit émaillé sancai, Dynastie Liao (907-1125); 14,2 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimation: 8,000 — 12,000 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. le centre incisé de deux grenades dans leur feuillage, rehaussées d'émaux jaune, vert et aubergine, dans un médaillon à bordure jaune, l'aile peinte en vert. A sancai 'pomegranate' dish, Liao dynasty Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 12 juin 2018, 11:30 AM