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]

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. Width 42 in., 106.7 cm. 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.  Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015
24 août 2015

A large 'Lingbi' scholar's rock, Qing dynasty

Lot 62. A large 'Lingbi' scholar's rock, Qing dynasty. Width 21 5/8  in., 55 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the gray stone shaped in the form of a peaked mountain landscape, deeply pitted with a jagged surface and crevices, wood stand (2).  Provenance: Old Japanese collection, purchased in the 1950s. Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015
10 avril 2014

Cai Xiaosong (B.1964), Royal Garden Series: Scholar's Rock, 2008

Lot 3676. Cai Xiaosong (B.1964), Royal Garden Series: Scholar's Rock, 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. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold  375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Exhibited: 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... [Lire la suite]
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