22 janvier 2021

A rare pair of goose tureens and covers, Qianlong period, circa 1760-1780

Lot 50. A rare pair of goose tureens and covers, Qianlong period, circa 1760-1780; 141⁄2 in. (36.8 cm.) long, each. Estimate USD 125,000 - USD 175,000. Price Realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. Naturalistically formed, swimming, their webbed feet tucked beneath them and their heads held forward, the curving necks forming handles for the tureen covers, the wings folded along their backs and picked out in blue, black and sepia, the neck feathers in sepia brushstrokes with pink... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2021

An Extremely Rare and Important Pair of Chinese Export Elephant-form Tureens, Covers and Stands, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period,

Lot 439. An Extremely Rare and Important Pair of Chinese Export Elephant-form Tureens, Covers and Stands, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1770; length of tureen 6 3/8 in.; 16.2 cm. Estimate: 70,000 - 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each tureen delicately modeled as a recumbent elephant with the head turned to one side tucked snugly into the body with the trunk coiled, molded overall with naturalistic folds in the hide, the cover surmounted by a finial in the form of... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2021

A Fine and Rare Chinese Export Goose-form Tureen and Cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1770

Lot 441. A Fine and Rare Chinese Export Goose-form Tureen and Cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1770; height 16 in.; 40.6 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically and boldly modeled, the raised head supported by a long curving neck, the body finely enameled with sepia plumage, the folded wings molded with overlapping feathers in green, turquoise, iron-red, and sepia with details picked out in gilding, the webbed feet tucked under the body. Property of... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2020

A rare set of three Suzhou prints, Qianlong period, by Guan Ruiyu

Lot 128. A rare set of three Suzhou prints, Qianlong period, by Guan Ruiyu. Each panel, 123cm (48 1/2in) high x 60cm (23 5/8in) wide. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 56,312 (€ 62,790). Courtesy Bonhams. Of arched form, each depicting 'mother and children' domestic scenes, later mounted on brocade covered back boards. Provenance: Bonhams London, 23 Nov 2004, lot 193An English private collection. Note: It is extremely rare for Suzhou prints to emerge in the market. Produced in the 17th... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2020

A massive documentary archaistic ritual bronze incense burner, FangDing, Qianlong

Lot 207. A massive documentary archaistic ritual bronze incense burner, FangDing, Qianlong, dated by inscription to the 41st year of the reign Qianlong corresponding to 1776 and of the period;  194cm (76 1/2in) high x 43cm (17in) deep x 94cm (37in) wide. Estimate £ 40,000 - £ 60,000. Sold for £ 93,812 (€ 103,740). Courtesy Bonhams. Of rectangular form, cast on each side with a taotie mask in low relief, with stylised body and claw motifs on the sides, against the... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2020

Lark Mason Associates announces Fall Sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works

NEW YORK, NY.- An impressive array of rare Chinese 18th century cloisonné huanghuali furniture, ancient bronzes and archaic jades headline the Lark Mason Associates’ sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art on the iGavelAuctions.com platform. “We’re delighted to offer a broad range of objects and furniture which represent China’s important contribution to the field of decorative arts,” says Lark Mason, who founded iGavel, one of the earliest online auction platforms. “Many of our items are from private... [Lire la suite]

04 mai 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period, circa 1770

Lot 162. A gilt bronze figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period, circa 1770; 20,4cm high. Estimate HK$80,000 - 120,000. Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€ 11,862). Photo: Bonhams. Cast seated in dhyanasana on a rectangular plinth with foliate edges and a long cloth draped over the front, the back fitted with a separate flaming mandorla, the Bodhisattva with hands held in dhyana mudra, wearing robes draped over one shoulder and a foliate crown, the face with a serene expression, with a four-character inscription on the... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

An imperial edict, Qianlong period, dated to 1780 and of the period

Lot 4009.  An imperial edict, Qianlong period, dated to 1780 and of the period; 99 x 12 in. (250 x 31 cm.). Estimate 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The edict is written on silk brocade woven with a pattern of scattered ruyi-clouds mounted as a handscroll, with the text arranged in standard form reading from left to right in Manchu and repeated from right to left in Chinese characters. The Chinese text opens with a... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

A set of four rare grisaille and pale iron-red decorated deep dishes, Qianlong period, Dechengzhai zhi hall marks

Lot 3997.  A set of four rare grisaille and pale iron-red decorated deep dishes, Qianlong period, Dechengzhai zhi four-character hall marks in iron-red (1736-1795); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. Each dish is finely potted with steep sides rising to a slightly flared, rounded rim, delicately decorated in a painterly technique in grisaille and shades of... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2020

A white jade 'pomegranate' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3274. A white jade 'pomegranate' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 7 cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the lustrous stone of an even milky-white tone in the shape of a pomegranate, the cover well carved in low-relief with a ripe pomegranate with skin bursting open revealing the seeds, further decorated in the foreground with an insect resting on a leafy branch, the box of conforming shape. ... [Lire la suite]
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