19 août 2019

A large parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century 

Lot 338. A large parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 26 in. (66 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 133,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The bulbous body raised on three cabriole and lion mask supports, cast around the sides with cranes flanking shou characters alternating with wan emblems positioned abovelingzhi sprigs rising from a rock and wave border, with further shou characters below each of the... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2019

A parcel-gilt bronze seated figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century 

Lot 171. A parcel-gilt bronze seated figure of Guanyin, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high overall. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010  Modelled in dhyanasana, with hands in abhayamudra, wearing flowing robes adorned with floral scroll borders, an elaborate necklace over the plain chest, earrings and a tall pierced tiara with scrolling leaves, with a serene expression and long knotted hair falling... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2019

A parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Wanli period, circa 1600

Lot 1314. A parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Wanli period, circa 1600; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Cast in low relief with a band of flowers including prunus, magnolia, peony, lotus and chrysanthemum gilded and reserved on a diaper ground between bands of silver-inlaid key fret, raised on three gilt butterfly supports and with a gilt rectangular cartouche engraved Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi on the base. ... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2019

A small parcel-gilt bronze gu-form vase, 16th-17th century

Lot 1044. A small parcel-gilt bronze gu-form vase, 16th-17th century; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The trumpet-shaped neck is cast in low relief with four upright blades filled with detached taotie elements and a cicada, the mid-section with two taotie masks divided and separated by keyfret-incised flanges, and the tall, spreading foot with four pendent blades, all richly gilded against... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2019

A parcel-gilt bronze figure of Budai, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 1029. A parcel-gilt bronze figure of Budai, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The smiling, corpulent figure is shown seated beside his sack which he holds in his left hand while holding prayer beads in his right, and his belted robe is worn loosely, exposing his belly. Note: A Ming dynasty figure of Maitreya Buddha in the Nitta Group Collection, illustrated... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2019

A parcel-gilt bronze brushrest, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3694. A parcel-gilt bronze brushrest, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12.6 cm., 4 7/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. © Sotheby's deftly cast in the form of a farmer ushering a buffalo across an arched bridge with a rope, the farmer depicted exerting his strength tugging the rope with one foot firmly planted on the bridge, the surface of the bridge skilfully rendered with a striated pattern, the bronze patinated to a smooth dark chocolate-brown colour... [Lire la suite]

23 novembre 2018

A parcel-gilt bronze incense burner, gui, by Hu Wenming, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 2. A parcel-gilt bronze incense burner, gui, by Hu Wenming, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 14.7 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold Lot Sold 112,500 HKD (14,385 USD). © Sotheby's. the compressed body surmounted by a pair of mythical animal heads issuing loop handles, chased in relief with a band of auspicious emblems, the base incised with Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi (made by Hu Wenming of Yunjian) within a... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A parcel-gilt bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva, China, 17th century

Lot 174. A parcel-gilt bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva, China, 17th century. Height 62 cm. Estimate CHF 6 000 / 9 000 (€ 5 000 / 7 500). Courtesy Koller.  Separately cast lotus throne. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM 
07 février 2018

A parcel-gilt bronze bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 262. A parcel-gilt bronze bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14.6cm., 5 ¾ in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a straight foot, engraved and parcel-gilt to the exterior with figures in a landscape with trees, bridges and pavilions, all between keyfret bands, the base lightly incised with an inscription denoting the weight. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014
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01 décembre 2017

A finely cast parcel-gilt bronze figure of Damo, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 8119. A finely cast parcel-gilt bronze figure of Damo, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 19 1/4 in. (48.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 6,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The attenuated figure is modelled standing barefoot, wearing loose robes gilt and finely chased with floral scrolls against a fish-roe ground, partially revealing his chest, his face with a serene expression, framed with bushy eyebrows, curly beard and moustache. ... [Lire la suite]
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