05 mai 2016

A brown ying 'bridge' scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty

Lot 101. A brown ying 'bridge' scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty. Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€3,200 - 3,800). Photo Bonhams. The section resembling a soaring cliff, the material of mottled caramel and grey hues, simulating puddingstone in appearance, wood stand. Including stand: 31cm (12 1/8in) high (2). A European Private Collection of Scholar's Rocks Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE

05 mai 2016

A fossilised scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty

lot 100. A fossilised scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty. Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€3,200 - 3,800). Photo Bonhams. The section resembling a soaring cliff, the material of mottled caramel and grey hues, simulating puddingstone in appearance, wood stand. Including stand: 31cm (12 1/8in) high (2). A European Private Collection of Scholar's Rocks Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
05 mai 2016

A rare and unusual petrified wood scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty

Lot 99. A rare and unusual petrified wood scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,500 - 3,800). Photo Bonhams. The monolithic section of fossilised wood with a rounded crown and tapering towards the bottom, the heavy material with striations and rings, of a buff ivory colour, with a fitted root wood stand. 30cm (11 3/4in) high (2). Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
17 mars 2016

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

Lot 1141, A limestone scholar's rock, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rock is composed of several striated layers suggestive of a thick stalk of bamboo. The hardwood base is inscribed by Qu Yingshao (1780-1849). 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, inscribed hardwood stand, Japanese box. Provenance: Kagedo Gallery, Orcas, Washington. Literature: S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2016

A Lingbi Scholar's Rock

Lot 8148. A Lingbi Scholar's Rock. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€4,500 - 6,300). Photo: Bonhams.  In the form of a horizontal, sloping mountain, with dramatic overhangs and hollows, the stone of dark gray color with white veins and deep striations, the surface with a glossy quality, wood stand. 26in (66cm) long Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 11:00 EDT  - NEW YORK
26 février 2016

A vertical Jinwen scholar's rock

Lot 8146. A vertical Jinwen scholar's rock. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,400 - 7,300). Photo: Bonhams.  Of tall columnar form, the surface lustrous with a chocolate brown tone and attractive caramel bands, the inscribed wood stand reading "Jin wen shi", a copy of Classical Chinese Rocks included with the lot. 15 3/4in (40cm) high Provenance: Christie's New York 20 September 2002, lot 107Niliuzhai Collection Published: David Ren 中國古代賞石 Classical Chinese Rocks, Beijing, 2002, pp.... [Lire la suite]

09 septembre 2015

A scholar's rock

A scholar's rock. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams. Asymmetrically balanced, naturally weathered and pierced with large holes, fitted on a wood stand. 11 1/8in (28.3cm) high Bonham's. CHINESE PAINTINGS AND WORKS OF ART, 14 Sep 2015 10:00 EDT - NEW YORK
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09 septembre 2015

A scholar's rock

A scholar's rock. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€2,200 - 3,600). Photo: Bonhams. Of tall, top-heavy, and asymmetrical section, the dark black stone perforated by numerous crevices, mounted atop a small lumber plinth contained by a carved stone basin filled with garden gravel. 15 1/2in (39.5cm) height of stone exclusive of stand or basin Bonham's. CHINESE PAINTINGS AND WORKS OF ART, 14 Sep 2015 10:00 EDT - NEW YORK
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09 septembre 2015

A scholar's rock

A scholar's rock. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,500). Photo: Bonhams. SThe cream colored stone of irregularly ovoid silhouette and arching form, perforated by numerous crevices and supported by a fitted wood stand. 18 1/2 (47cm) height inclusive of wood stand Bonham's. CHINESE PAINTINGS AND WORKS OF ART, 14 Sep 2015 10:00 EDT - NEW YORK
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09 septembre 2015

A lingbi scholar's rock

A lingbi scholar's rock. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€2,200 - 3,600). Photo: Bonhams. Short and narrow in an irregular tubular shape, the gray-black stone densely striated to form a sharp and craggy exterior, supported by a custom made hardwood stand carved to the contours of the underside and incised with a 14-character archaistic inscription across the front. 13in (33cm) long  Notes: The sardonic inscription quotes a Southern Song ode referencing the artist Mi Fu's legendarily eccentric relationship... [Lire la suite]