09 septembre 2015

A large scholar's rock

A large scholar's rock. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,600 - 5,400). Photo: Bonhams. Of irregularly tall vertical section, the top-heavy and asymmetrical black colored stone perforated by numerous crevices and streaked by veins of white inclusions, supported by a fitted wood stand. 34 1/2in (87.6cm) height inclusive of 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 slender scholar's rock

A slender scholar's rock. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,400 - 7,200). Photo: Bonhams. The creamy stone balancing elegantly on one tip and intricately weathered through revealing greenish and reddish patches in the spaces, fixed wood stand. 27in (68.7cm) high Bonham's. CHINESE PAINTINGS AND WORKS OF ART, 14 Sep 2015 10:00 EDT - NEW YORK
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09 septembre 2015

Zhao Meng (b. 1967), Scholar's Rock, Gongshi, 2011

Zhao Meng (b. 1967), Scholar's Rock, Gongshi, 2011. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's celadon-glazed porcelain, elegantly potted in the form of a scholar's rock, vertically orientated and curving to the top, the uneven surface with deep pits, circular openings and rounded protrusions, covered overall in a vibrant celadon-green glaze, pooling in a drip below the tip, signed to the base in Chinese. Height 7 in., 17.4 cm. Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015
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09 septembre 2015

Zhao Meng (b. 1967), Scholar's Rock, Gongshi, 2011

Zhao Meng (b. 1967), Scholar's Rock, Gongshi, 2011. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's celadon-glazed porcelain, well modeled in imitation of a scholar's rock, with characteristic wells, hollows and perforations, covered overall with a vibrant celadon-green glaze, thinning at the edges to a yellowish color. Height 8 1/2  in., 21.7 cm Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015
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09 septembre 2015

Zhao Meng (b. 1967), Scholar's Rock, Gongshi, 2009

Zhao Meng (b. 1967), Scholar's Rock, Gongshi, 2009. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. naturalistically modeled after a scholar's rock twisting in various directions with soft edges and openings, the brown earthenware body covered in a milky-white glaze with speckled brown inclusions, inscribed to the base with the artist's signature in English and Chinese. Height 11 in., 27.9 cm Notes: Born in Anhui Province and a graduate in 1992 from the Ceramic Department of the National Academy of Fine... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2015

"Scholars and Debutantes: A Contrast of Ascetic and Opulent Luxuries" opens at Liang Yi Museum

A small 18th century vase and boxes for incense tools, displayed on a scroll-shaped table stand. © 2015 Liang Yi Museum HONG KONG.- Liang Yi Museum presents Scholars and Debutantes: A Contrast of Ascetic and Opulent Luxuries, a two-part exhibition examining the unique history of ‘play things’ or objects of desire that belonged to scholars and sophisticates of the past. Through an anthropological lens, the exhibition seeks to illuminate the culture and society from which these precious objects were derived. The... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2015

A large horizontal limestone scholar's rock

Lot 42. A large horizontal limestone scholar's rock. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. horizontally orientated, the grey pitted stone with a contorted pointed outline evocative of a large mountain range, covered with crevices, ridges and jagged protrusions, wood stand. Quantité: 2. Width 42 in., 106.7 cm Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015
10 avril 2014

Cai Xiaosong (B.1964), Royal Garden Series: Scholar's Rock

Cai Xiaosong (B.1964), Royal Garden Series: Scholar's Rock. Photo: Sotheby's. with one seal of the artist; ink on silk mounted on paper; 95 by 51 cm., 37 1/2 by 20 in. Executed in 2008. Estimation 300,000 — 500,000 HKD - Lot. Vendu 375,000 HKD Exposition: Ways of Abstraction: Hai Ping Xian Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures, Shanghai Oil Painting & Sculpture Institute, Shanghai, 28th December 2010 - 16th January 2011.The Era of Ink Paintings: 2010 Shanghai New Ink Art Exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art,... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2014

An overhanging 'Ying' scholar's rock, 17th-18th century

An overhanging 'Ying' scholar's rock, 17th-18th century. Photo: Sotheby's horizontally oriented, with pits, deep crevasses and ridges, the stone of a grey tone with white veining running across its body issuing overhanging protrusions, wood stand; overall 56 cm., 22 in. Estimation 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD - Lot. Vendu 1,360,000 HKD Sotheby's. Contemporary Literati — A Gathering, Hong Kong, 07 avr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
10 avril 2014

A 'Qilian' limestone 'Bridge' scholar's rock, Song to Qing dynasty

  Lot 3636. A 'Qilian' limestone 'Bridge' scholar's rock, Song to Qing dynasty. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,640,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's naturally arched with two points resting on the stand, the dark gray stone with concentrically swirling wrinkles bisected by a white and pink translucent vein running longitudinally and buff undertones, zitan stand, together with a hanging scroll depicting five views of this rock in ink on paper by The Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat (2014);... [Lire la suite]