14 juin 2020

A Scholar's Rock, Song-Qing Dynasty

Lot 432. A Scholar's Rock, Song-Qing Dynasty; 15.3 cm, 6 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD (5,698 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. horizontally oriented, the dark grey stone with a jagged surface and marked with protrusions and perforations, wood stand. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020 

29 mai 2020

Zhan Wang (B. 1962), Untitled (Scholar's Rock)

Lot 5019. Zhan Wang (B. 1962), Untitled (Scholar's Rock), stainless steel and wooden base; rock: 44 by 34 by 24 cm.   17⅜ by 13⅜ by 9⅜ in., stand: 19 by 33 by 15 cm.     7½ by 13 by 5⅞ in.,overall: 48.5 by 40.5 by 28 cm.   19 by 16 by 11 in. Executed in 2006, this work is number 3 from an edition of 4. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 HKD. Sold for 437,500 HKD (51,765 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Seymour Gallery, LondonPrivate... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2020

A gray Ying scholar's rock, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 1110. A gray Ying scholar's rock, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rock is of an elongated lozenge shape, with white striations running through the craggy surface, hongmu stand.  Provenance: David Kidd (1926-1996) Collection, Japan. Literature: S. Slesin, et al., Japanese Style, New York, 1988, p. 65.N. Grindley, The Ian and Susan... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

An extremely rare 'Tang Ying' stone imitation 'Lingbi' scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3303. An extremely rare 'Tang Ying' stone imitation 'Lingbi' scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 27.5 cm., 10 1/2 in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,180,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the metallic black-glazed porcelain imitating a horizontal 'Lingbi' scholar's rock with pitted surface, protrusions, perforations, and metallic resonance, impressed with a Tang Ying seal mark reading zhen tao ya wan ('Making elegant playthings... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A black 'Lingbi' scholar's rock, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3302. A black 'Lingbi' scholar's rock, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 28.5 cm., 11/4 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,660,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. a 'Lingbi' limestone of black tone with white veining, oriented three different ways on three separate zitan stands. Note: Lingbi stones are found at Mt. Panshi, Lingbi county, Anwei province.  The black stones are the most prized.  In Dongtian qinglu (Pure Record of a... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2020

A lingbi scholar's rock, dated to 1877

Lot 161. A lingbi scholar's rock, dated to 1877; 30cm., 11 7/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold  10,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of vertical orientation with various dramatic crevices and recesses, the black limestone with areas of off-white staining to one side, inscribed to the reverse, carved wood stand. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 november 2015

07 mars 2020

A large scholar's rock

Lot 1232. A large scholar's rock; 38¼ in. (97 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The form rising from a narrow base to a large irregular overhang, with numerous crevices and rounded hollows, the creamy beige stone with waxy surface, wood stand.  Literature: R. Rosenblum, Art of the Natural World: Resonances of Wild Nature in Chinese Sculptural Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2001, p. 42, fig.... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2020

A grey lingbi scholar's rock, Song dynasty or later

Lot 1228. A grey lingbi scholar's rock, Song dynasty or later; 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm.) across. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 80,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  With wide, diagonally set overhang, the form suggestive of two cresting waves or of a landscape with a ravine separating a low mountain range in the foreground and a monumental peak in the distance, the resonant, finely wrinkled, grey stone with some white horizontal... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2020

A black lingbi Y-shaped scholar's rock, 18th-19th century

Lot 1227. A black lingbi Y-shaped scholar's rock, 18th-19th century; 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The central, undulating shaft rising vertically from a small base and branching to form a 'Y' shape with one long and one short branch, the lustrous, evenly colored black stone with richly textured, dimpled surface, late 18th/19th century Jiangnan-style wood stand.  Literature: N. Berliner,... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2020

An unusual milky blue-glazed stoneware model of a scholar's rock in a jardiniere, 18th-19th century

Lot 1225. An unusual milky blue-glazed stoneware model of a scholar's rock in a jardiniere, 18th-19th century; 13½ in. (34.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The pierced 'rock' modeled with a tall overhanging central peak flanked by smaller branching peaks, set within a hexalobed jardinière raised on four ruyi-head feet, covered overall with a milky blue glaze thinning to a pale beige on the raised areas.  ... [Lire la suite]