10 janvier 2019

A rare silver-gilt flower-form tazza, Liao-Song dynasty, 10th-12th century

Lot 1275. A rare silver-gilt flower-form tazza, Liao-Song dynasty, 10th-12th century; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) across. Estimate $15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized $32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The pentafoil dish raised on a spreading pedestal foot, the interior engraved with a scene of two men playing weiqi while a third observes in a garden setting surrounded by foliate scroll reserved on a ring-punched ground within a border of geometric key fret, below birds reserved on a... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2018

Two stone figures of Guanyin, Liao-Song Dynasty

Lot 63. Two stone figures of Guanyin, Liao-Song Dynasty; 96.5cm (37 6/8in) high; the second figure: 92cm (36 2/8in) high. (2). Estimate: £ 50,000 - 80,000 (US$ 70,435 - 112,697). Sold for £ 37,500 (€ 42,930) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Both figures seated in dhyanasana, dressed in long flowing robes open at the chest revealing a beaded necklace suspended with multiple tassels and hanging loosely in crisp folds over the edge of a rectangular pedestal, the serene faces with downcast eyes, traces of... [Lire la suite]
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