08 juillet 2022

A small parcel-gilt bronze tripod ritual vessel and cover, ding, Han Dynasty (246 B.C.-220)

Lot 3166. A small parcel-gilt bronze tripod ritual vessel and cover, ding, Han Dynasty (246 B.C.-220). H 5.5cm 180g. Estimate HKD 50,000 - 80,000. Sold for 180,000 HKD. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature: Michael C. Teller IV, Chinese Antiques: Bronze Gold Silver Earthenware Ceramic, New York, 1980, p.48. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 Jul 2022

25 mars 2022

A rare archaistic parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 14. A rare archaistic parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Diameter 5¾ in., 14.6 cm. Lot sold: 163,800 USD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD). © Sothebys. the base cast with a six-character mark within a rectangular cartouche. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. Q.11.27.  Note: This finely cast censer epitomizes the reverence for antiquity during the Qianlong period (1736-95).... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2022

A parcel-gilt bronze luduan-form censer, 17th century

  Lot 13. A parcel-gilt bronze luduan-form censer, 17th century. Height 10⅛ in., 25.7 cm. Lot sold: 27,720 USD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD). © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. M.7.7.  Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 166. Note: Luduan are mythical and auspicious creatures with leonine... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2021

Two massive parcel-gilt bronze figures of deities, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 908. Two massive parcel-gilt bronze figures of deities, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century.The larger 66 ¾ in. (169.5 cm.) high. Estimate: $300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 1,158,000. © Christie's 2021 Both figures are powerfully cast with expressive faces set in a grimace, and are shown standing with feet apart and firmly planted on a separate rockwork base. One figure is shown wearing a tall scholar’s cap and a loose robe with long sleeves that fall in heavy folds below... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2021

Two parcel-gilt silver alloy vessels, a silver alloy oval basin and a parcel-gilt bronze pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1091. Two parcel-gilt silver alloy vessels, a silver alloy oval basin and a parcel-gilt bronze pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 10.7 to 26.8 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 138,600 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
22 juillet 2021

A parcel-gilt bronze 'peach' incense burner and cover, Qing dynasty, 17th - 18th century

Lot 2175. A parcel-gilt bronze 'peach' incense burner and cover, Qing dynasty, 17th - 18th century; 28.5 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 13th January 1987, lot 419. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong Kong, 14 July 2021

12 juillet 2021

A bronze 'twin dragon' mirror, Song dynasty, and a parcel-gilt bronze mirror stand, Ming dynasty

Lot 5049. A bronze 'twin dragon' mirror, Song dynasty, and a parcel-gilt bronze mirror stand, Ming dynasty; mirror 17 cm; stand 18 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 56,700 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
16 juin 2021

A rare parcel-gilt bronze reticulated 'flying geese' comb top, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 484. A rare parcel-gilt bronze reticulated 'flying geese' comb top, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 14cm (5 1/2in) wide. Est: £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 701 (€ 817). © Bonhams Embossed in relief and pierced from a thin metal sheet as two geese flying away from a central upright double-lotus spray, a single bloom above each of them, on a ground of densely-coiling stems, within a beaded and shell-motif border. Bonhams. Roger Keverne Ltd Moving On (Part II), London, New Bond Street, 7 Jun 2021
27 décembre 2019

A parcel-gilt bronze incense box and cover, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3534. A parcel-gilt bronze incense box and cover, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 3 1/4 in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 150,000. Price Realized HKD 400,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The box is of circular form with an incurving inner rim supporting the domed cover cast and gilt with a large lotus bloom, growing on a vine with smaller lotus flowers surrounding the rounded sides. Similarly decorated on the sides of the box, all reserved on a stamped fish-roe ground. The... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

An important and very rare pair of parcel-gilt bronze figures of Bodhisattva, 14th century

Lot 141. An important and very rare pair of parcel-gilt bronze figures of Bodhisattva, 14th century; together with a pair of lacquer-gilt thrones, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; figures 40 cm, 15¾ in.,bases 19 x 36 x 25,7 cm, 7½ by 14⅛ by 10⅛ in. Estimate:  500,000 - 700,000 EUR. Lot sold: 552,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. l'un représentant Avalokiteshvara assis en maharajalilasana, sa main gauche en avakasha mudra et sa main... [Lire la suite]