04 avril 2017

A white jade carving of a qilin, mid-Qing dynasty

Lot 164. A white jade carving of a qilin, mid-Qing dynasty, 3 in. (8 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,927 - USD 19,390). Price realised HKD 200,000 (USD 25,854) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The stone is finely carved in the round with a recumbent single-horned qilin, grasping a lingzhi spray in its mouth. The stone is of an even white tone with concentrated areas of pale russet. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2017

Deux pots couverts à décor de qilin, Vietnam, dynastie des Nguyễn, 19°siècle

Lot 44. Deux pots couverts à décor de qilin, Vietnam, dynastie des Nguyễn, 19°siècle. Estimation: 200 € / 300 €. Résultat 155 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr Porcelaine chinoise à décor peint en cobalt sous couverte, H. 18,5 - 12 cm Arts d’Asie – Art Tribal – Documentation chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 24 Mars 2017 à 14h00. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13. Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2016

Blue and white Qilin porcelain ritual incense burner with metal head, China, Ming dynasty, 1368 - 1644

Lot 1076. Blue and white Qilin porcelain ritual incense burner with metal head, China, Ming dynasty, 1368 - 1644. Photo Hampel Height: 15.5 cm. Estimate € 7.800 - 8.400 Hampel. Art d'Asie. jeudi 7 avril 2016
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02 mars 2016

A rare and massive bronze figure of a qilin, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 8101. A rare and massive bronze figure of a qilin, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€18,000 - 28,000). Photo Bonhams. Well cast, the mythical beast sitting in a proud stance, the hind legs bent and front paws stretched forward, it's head tossed back, jaws gaping in a fierce roar, displaying large fangs and an extended tongue, the mouth framed by long, trailing whiskers and large, bulging eyes below a strong brow, with pricked ears and a pair of multi-pronged, curving horns, with a highly... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2016

Charger with a qilin, China, Yuan dynasty, Jingdezhen, c. 1350

Charger with a qilin, China, Yuan dynasty, Jingdezhen, c. 1350, blue and white porcelain, h 8cm × d 45.6cm. AK-RBK-1965-88. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. This charger is painted with a qilin, a mythical beast. According to legend, a qilin has the scaly skin of a dragon, the body of a deer and the hooves and tail of an ox. It is a benign creature, which refrains from stepping on insects or eating live grass. The qilin possesses both male (qi) and female (lin) powers.
01 janvier 2016

A carved rock crystal qilin, China, late Qing dynasty

Lot 621. A carved rock crystal qilin, China, late Qing dynasty. Estimate 1 200/1 800 €. Unsold. Photo Nagel. wood stand. L. 13 cm. Very slightly chipped Property from an old South German private collection  Nagel Auktionen, "Asian Art",  07/12/2015
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06 septembre 2015

A rare wucai hexalobed basin, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 2366. A rare wucai hexalobed basin, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619), 14¼ in. (36.4 cm.) wide. Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Price realised USD 30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The basin is heavily potted with deep, slightly flared sides, and is decorated in the bottom of the interior with five small mythical beasts running around a qilin seated on a rustic stool in the center, below further mythical... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

A small blue and white 'Qilin' ewer, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

A small blue and white 'Qilin' ewer, Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Estimate $10,000 – $12,000. Unsold . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ewer is painted in cobalt of inky-blue tones with a bud-shaped cartouche on each side of the pear-shaped body, each depicting a qilin pursuing a flaming pearl, one raising its head while the other turns its head over its back. The neck is decorated with upright plantain leaves above ribbon-tied lozenges. The handle is painted with further lozenges, which are repeated on... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2015

Jadestone, 'Scholarly Pursuits' at Asia Week New York 2015

Qian Shiquan, Painting of a gnarled pine tree and calligraphy. Dated 1733. Collected by Arthur B. Guenther in the 1960's. Jadestone at Asia Week New York 2015 A Fine Zitan Brush Pot. China, Qing Dynasty. Zitan wood. Height: 7.1 inches (18 cm). Jadestone at Asia Week New York 2015 Agate snuff bottle carved with a Qilin. Official School, 1760-1850. 5 cm tall without stopper. Jadestone at Asia Week New York 2015 Jadestone... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2014

Vase de forme rouleau en porcelaine décorée en bleu sous couverte, Chine, Période Transition, XVIIe siècle

Vase de forme rouleau en porcelaine décorée en bleu sous couverte, Chine, Période Transition, XVIIe siècle. Photo MILLON ET ASSOCIÉS d'un phénix survolant la lune et d'un qilin sur une terrasse, près de bananiers. (Col restauré). H. 43 cm.. Estimation : 800 € / 1 000 € MILLON ET ASSOCIÉS. Archéologie- Céramique - Extrême Orient. le 03 Juin 2014 à 13h30. SALLE VV - 3 RUE ROSSINI - 75009 PARIS. Contact: Lucile Clément 01 48 00 99 44 - lclement@millon-associes.com