18 juin 2018

A rare finely carved early Ming Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 3813. A rare finely carved early Ming Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, early 15th century; 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price Realized HKD 800,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Heavily potted with shallow, gently curving sides rising to a lipped rim, supported on a rounded foot ring, the broad central field carved with a branch of flowering peony below a band of continuous floral scroll in the well and a band of leafy scroll at the rim, the... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2018

A rare early Ming Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3815. A rare early Ming Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price Realized HKD 620,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The stoutly potted body tapering to a spreading foot with square-cut rim and the rounded shoulder rising to a short conical neck, covered overall with a lightly crackled glaze of soft olive-green tone, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2018

A fine and very rare carved early Ming Longquan celadon deep bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3811. A fine and very rare carved early Ming Longquan celadon deep bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 800,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Finely carved to the exterior with a deatached floral sprigs including day-lily, chrysanthemum, peony and camellia flowers, below a lingzhi scroll within double-line borders at the rim, the interior with a central stylised floral bloom surrounded by a wide... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2018

A rare Ming sancai glazed stoneware figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3767. A rare Ming sancai glazed stoneware figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 35 3/8 in. (89.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,200,000 - HKD 2,800,000. Price Realized HKD 4,580,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The Bodhisattva seated in rajalilasana with one leg pendant and the other raised on the rocky outcrop, with both hands clasped around the right knee, her corpulent figure draped in loose fiiting green robes tied high above the waist with the upper chest exposed, the... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2018

A large rhinoceros horn 'grape vine' libation cup, Qing dynasty, late 17th-18th century

Lot 3763. A large rhinoceros horn 'grape vine' libation cup, Qing dynasty, late 17th-18th century; 6 1/2 in. (16.7 cm.) long. Estimate HK$900,000 - HK$1,200,000. Price Realized HK$3,620,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Of leaf form, carved in high relief on the exterior with two large stems forming the handle and descending towards the base and curving into a broad foot before rising again up the sides as fruit-laden grape vine issuing large palmate leaves and spring-like tendrils, shading from... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2018

An important and extremely rare rhinoceros horn deer-form libation cup, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century.

Lot 3755. An important and extremely rare rhinoceros horn deer-form libation cup, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) wide. Estimate HK$4,000,000 - HK$5,000,000 ($520,000 - $650,000). Price Realized HK$4,580,000 ($591,476). © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The hollowed cup superbly carved as a powerful full-bodied recumbent deer, its front talon-like feet contentedly crossed at the front below the chest which bears the four-character inscription, Tianlu yongchang, 'Eternal... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2018

Important brûle-parfums en bronze incrusté d'or et d'argent, dynastie Song-Ming, XIIIe-XVe siècle

Lot 75. Important brûle-parfums en bronze incrusté d'or et d'argent, dynastie Song-Ming, XIIIe-XVe siècle. D. : 20 cm (8 in.) H. : 15 cm (6 in.). Estimation 15 000 - 20 000 € . Résultat: 18,200 €. Courtesy Artcurial Reposant sur six pieds en forme de pattes d'animaux, la panse bombée, décorée en relief de trois têtes d'animaux fantastiques dans le style archaïque, incrusté de volutes et spirales en or et argent soulignant la puissance des bêtes ; couvercle manquant. A rare gold and... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2018

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 90. A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diamètre: 37,5 cm. (14 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 7,000 - EUR 9,000 (USD 8,269 - USD 10,632). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 De forme circulaire, il est orné en son centre d'une fleur incisée. La bordure est rehaussée d'une frise rinceaux stylisés incisés. Provenance: Private European Collection, acquired prior to 2000. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 13 June 2018
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12 juin 2018

A large Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 89. A large Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diamètre: 46 cm. (18 1/8 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000 (USD 9,451 - USD 14,176). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 De forme circulaire, il est orné en son centre de motifs floraux stylisés incisés. La bordure est rehaussée de fleurs incisées. Provenance: Private European Collection, acquired prior to 2000. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 13 June 2018
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12 juin 2018

A Longquan celadon figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 70. A Longquan celadon figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Hauteur: 22,5 cm. (8 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000 (USD 7,088 - USD 9,451). Price realised EUR 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Il est représenté assis sur son lion, sa main gauche tenait à l'origine son attribut. Il porte une écharpe ondulée laissant apparaitre son torse nu et une jupe souple nouée à la taille . Les yeux sont mi-clos, son visage est empreint d'une expression... [Lire la suite]