15 octobre 2022

A rare huanghuali 'Southern official's hat' armchair, nanguanmaoyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 51. A rare huanghuali 'Southern official's hat' armchair, nanguanmaoyi, 17th-18th century; 104cm (41in) high x 56cm (22in) wide x 43.5cm (17 1/8in) deep. (2). Estimate 50 000 € - 80 000 €. Sold for €63,375. Courtesy Bonhams. Each armchair generously proportioned with a well-figured rectangular S-shaped backsplat centred with a reticulated panel enclosing two entwined flowers, flanked by curved corner posts which extend through the rectangular seat frame enclosing a hard mat seat, the outcurved arms... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2022

An important and very rare huanghuali inscribed stone-top table, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 52. An important and very rare huanghuali inscribed stone-top table, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century; 89cm (35in) high x 150cm (59in) wide x 58.7cm (23in) deep. The stone 98.2cm (38 5/8in) wide x 42.5cm (16 5/8in) long. Estimate 120 000 € - 150 000 €. Sold for €504,375. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Of rectangular form with a single floating purplish-grey and green stone panel, likely duan stone, inscbied with a calligraphic inscription, set in a mitred frame of mortise and tenon construction... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2022

A sandstone torso of a male deity, Cambodia, Baphuon style, 11th century

Lot 66. A sandstone torso of a male deity, Cambodia, Baphuon style, 11th century; 98cm (38 5/8in) high. (2). Estimate 50 000 € - 80 000. Sold for €69,675. photo Fabrice Gousset. The elegant elongated torso with a sampot rendered in narrow vertical pleats around the right leg and spreading across the left in broader fan-like manner. The fabric is drawn between the thighs and arranged on the verso in a fan-like fold that rises from beneath the belt. The observation of the garment... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2022

A sandstone torso of a male deity, Cambodia, Khleang style, late 10th-early 11th century

Lot 64. A sandstone torso of a male deity, Cambodia, Khleang style, late 10th-early 11th century; 70cm (27 9/16in) high. Estimate 100 000 € - 150 000. Sold for €164,175. photo Fabrice Gousset. The elegant torso with subtle, yet powerful representation of his pectoral muscles and broad shoulders. The superb sampot is rendered in narrow vertical pleats and spreads across the left thigh in broader fan-like manner. The fabric is drawn between the thighs and arranged on the verso in a... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2022

A sandstone figure of a female deity, possibly Durga, Cambodia, Angkor Period, Koh Ker style, 10th century

Lot 60. A sandstone figure of a female deity, possibly Durga, Cambodia, Angkor Period, Koh Ker style, 10th century; 90cm (35 1/2in) high. (2). Estimate 150 000 € - 200 000. Sold for 277 575 €. Crédit photo Fabrice Gousset. The robust figure stands in samabhanga, elegantly carved with hour-glass form torso, with full breast above delicately incised lines to indicate slight rolls of skin and sumptuous wide hips. She wears a long straight garment (sampot) flaring slightly at the bottom,... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2022

An important and exceptionally rare imperial polychrome lacquer 'thirty-two-dragons' guqin table, Late Ming Dynasty

Lot 68. An important and exceptionally rare imperial polychrome lacquer 'thirty-two-dragons' guqin table, Late Ming Dynasty (first half 17th century); 101.2cm (39 7/8in) wide x 73.5cm (28 15/16in) high x 34.3cm (13 1/2in) deep; the inset brick, 64cm wide x 20.3cm deep x 6.2cm high (2). Estimate upon request. Sold for €1,482,375. Courtesy Bonhams. The top inset in the centre with a highly polished grey pottery rectangular brick moulded with a pair of five-clawed... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2022

An important and extremely rare large stone head of a bodhisattva, Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577 AD)

Lot 53. An important and extremely rare large stone head of a bodhisattva, Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577 AD); 43.5cm (17in) high. (2). Estimate 200 000 € - 300 000 €. Sold for €1,482,375. Courtesy Bonhams.. The serene face with full lidded eyes downcast below high arched brows set with a central urna, with well-defined nose, sensuous bud mouth and set chin, with full rounded cheeks, flanked by the pendulous ears, below the arched centrally-parted black-pigmented hair, surmounted by a tall tri-foliate... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2022

An Important and Exceptionally Rare Large Wood Figure of a Bodhisattva, Jin Dynasty (1115 – 1234 AD)

Lot 53. An Important and Exceptionally Rare Large Wood Figure of a Bodhisattva, Jin Dynasty (1115 – 1234 AD); 82cm (32 1/4in) high x 71.5cm (28 1/8in) wide x 66.5cm (26 3/16in) deep. Estimate upon request. Sold for €3,342,375. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Powerfully poised with the right leg crossed in front of the left in vajrasana, with the right hand resting on its knee in avakashamudra and the left arm raised, the full upright torso with well-defined chest and slightly rounded... [Lire la suite]