22 juillet 2019

A famille rose coral-red-ground lantern-shaped vase, Republic period

Lot 881. A famille rose coral-red-ground lantern-shaped vase, Republic period; 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase is decorated with two panels, one with a scene of Liu Hai standing on a broom floating on the sea while luring his toad with a string of coins, the other with one of the Eight Immortals, Li Tieguai, standing on his cane floating on the sea and holding a double gourd, from which issues vapor and the immortal,... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2019

Sotheby's announces highlights included in the Asia Week Sales Series in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled the contents of its upcoming Asia Week sale series in New York. Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Asia Week New York, the sales feature an exceptional group of over 1,150 lots spanning centuries of artistic production. All eight auctions in the series open for public exhibition in Sotheby’s New York galleries beginning 14 March, with auctions taking place from 18 – 23 March. Christina Prescott Walker, Senior Vice President & Division Director of Asian Art, commented: “We are... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2019

A famille rose vase, Republic period

Lot 239. A famille rose vase, Republic period; 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.) high. Estimate HK$60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HK$75,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The pear-shaped vase is painted with a lady and two boys beside rocks. The base is enamelled with an apocryphal Qianlong mark in blue enamel.  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor
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01 janvier 2019

A famille rose vase, Republic period

Lot 238. A famille rose vase, Republic period; 6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) high. Estimate HK$80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price Realized HK$100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ovoid vase has a slender neck and is painted with a young herd riding on the back of a buffalo, below an inscription. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Qianlong mark in blue enamel, Japanese wood box, wood stand.  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor
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18 septembre 2018

A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Asita, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964)

Lot 1486. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Asita, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 1/2 in., 39.4 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 35,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the monk modeled seated with the arms wrapped around the raised right leg, the white brows long and trailing down the chest, the expressive face with mouth agape showing the teeth and tongue, raised on a rockwork base, the base with an impressed rectangular cartouche seal reading Zeng Longsheng zao. ... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A polychrome-enameled and biscuit figure of a seated luohan, impressed seal of Zeng Longsheng, Republic period

Lot 1407. A polychrome-enameled and biscuit figure of a seated luohan, impressed seal of Zeng Longsheng, Republic period; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The figure is raised on an integral base decorated as a wooden stump, and shown seated in a crouching position with the left knee raised, and holding a string of prayer beads in the right hand. The cream and brown robe is gathered over one arm to reveal an orange... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2018

A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Bhadra, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964)

Lot 1488. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Bhadra, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 3/8  in., 39 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 40,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. depicted with a full face, seated in dhyanasana in monk's robes with the surplice fastened with a ring over the proper left shoulder, holding a mala over the lap, sutra texts stacked behind and all supported by a rockwork base, the base with an... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Rahula, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964)

Lot 1487. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Rahula, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 1/2  in., 39.4 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the figure seated in monk's robes open at the neck exposing an emaciated chest, the proper right hand in prana mudra, the left on the knee and holding a mala resting above an alms bowl supported by the rockwork base, the base with an impressed... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2018

Two blue and white 'Bird' seal paste boxes and covers, Republic period, by Wang Bu

Lot 119. Two blue and white 'Bird' seal paste boxes and covers, Republic period, by Wang Bu. Diameter 2 7/8  in., 7.5 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 325,000 USD. © Sotheby's. both of compressed circular form and similarly decorated, each meticulously painted in varying tones of underglaze blue, the first with a bird perching on rockwork, the box with two fish swimming among waterweed; the second with a bird fluttering amid grasses, the box with a detached flower... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 3c

Chinese 'famille verte' porcelain yenyen shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H 43 cm © Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne The decoration shows the eight horses of the Emperor Mu Wang (976-921 BC) in a lanscape of trees and rocks, each in a different posture. The fifth sovereign of the Chou dynasty, his chariot was said to be drawn by eight horses with supernatural powers. Three Chinese snuff bottles. On the left: 'Famille rose' enamels on glass with butterflies, a cricket and various... [Lire la suite]