25 janvier 2021

A large Longquan 'yen-yen' vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th Century

Lot 522. A large Longquan 'yen-yen' vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th Century; 17 1/2in (44.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000. Sold for US$ 2,040 (€ 1,678). Courtesy Bonhams. The ovoid body tapering to a high shoulder and cylindrical neck carved overall with floral decoration to the body and and trumpet mouth. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles

25 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th Century

Lot 520. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th Century; 5 3/4in (14.6cm) diam. Estimate US$ 500 - 800. Sold for US$ 956 (€ 786). Courtesy Bonhams. Of slightly tapering cylindrical shape carved with lotus,, the base burnt orange in the firing under three small feet. With lacquered wood tomobako. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles 
25 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon miniature table-screen, Ming Dynasty, 16-17th Century

Lot 519. A Longquan celadon miniature table-screen, Ming Dynasty, 16-17th Century; 5 3/4in (14.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 500 - 700. Sold for US$ 1,275 (€ 1,048). Courtesy Bonhams. Fashioned as joss-stick holder, the screen centered with cash symbols and spandrels and supported by bracket feet. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles
08 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1066. A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; d. 36.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 88,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: An English private collection. Sotheby's London, 14th May 2014, lot 291. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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31 décembre 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 1044. A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; h. 22 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold: 252,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: Vajradhara is revered as the primordial or Adi Buddha. The embodiment of the mind of enlightenment, Vajradhara is the source of the Five Dhyani Buddhas which represent the five qualities of Buddhahood. Vajradhara is seated cross-legged in vajraparyankasana atop a double-lotus pedestal; the hands crossed in front... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2020

A parcel-gilt copper alloy 'Phoenix and Flowers' incense burner, by Hu Wenming, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 1029. A parcel-gilt copper alloy 'Phoenix and Flowers' incense burner, by Hu Wenming, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 18.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 69,300 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

30 décembre 2020

Two small celadon-glazed dishes, Ming dynasty

Lot 1028. Two small celadon-glazed dishes, Ming dynasty; d. 12 and 11 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 HKD. Lot sold: 9,450 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
29 décembre 2020

A parcel-gilt copper alloy 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' incense burner, by Hu Wenming, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 1023. A parcel-gilt copper alloy 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' incense burner, by Hu Wenming, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 18.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 81,900 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Provenance: Susan Chen, Hong Kong. Note: Hu Wenming from Songjiang, Jiangsu province, was one of the most accomplished master metalworkers of the late Ming period, who specialised in the production of gilt metal vessels for the scholar's desk. For... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2020

A 'Longquan' celadon carved vase, yuhuchunping, Ming Dynasty

Lot 1012. A 'Longquan' celadon carved vase, yuhuchunping, Ming Dynasty; h. 33.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 126,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 14th May 2014, lot 290. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
24 décembre 2020

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

Lot 8. A large Longquan celadon dish, Ming Dynasty, 15th century; 35,5 cm, 14 in. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 EUR. Lot sold: 4,032 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. de forme ronde, les bords profonds, entièrement recouvert d'une belle et épaisse glaçure céladon uniforme. Collection Particulière Française. Provenance: Tajan, Paris, 6 December 2004, lot 21. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 11 december 2020
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