02 mars 2022

A wood figure of seated Guanyin, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 766. A wood figure of seated Guanyin, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 21 3⁄4 in. (55.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000. Unsold. © Christie's 2022 The figure is shown seated in padmasana with the right hand raised in vitarkamudra and the left hand resting in varada mudra, wearing loose, voluminous robes. The face has a serene expression, and the hair is arranged in a tall chignon secured with a headdress decorated with a small seated figure. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]

01 avril 2020

A Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, late 19th-early 20th century

Lot 2170. A Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, late 19th-early 20th century; 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The figure is shown seated on a double-lotus throne, with her head slightly inclined, and hands hidden within the folds of the full robes wrapped around her body. She wears an ornate bead necklace, and the hair is covered by a cowl. An indecipherable mark is impressed on the back, wood... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2020

A gilt-bronze seated figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3057. A gilt-bronze seated figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 30 cm., 11 3/4 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 200,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the deity seated in dhyanasana, his left hand holding  a small offering vase, his right hand holding the stem of a lotus flower (now missing), wearing a loosely fitted robe open at the chest revealing a long beaded necklace, the benevolent face framed by a diadem inset with a figure of a seated Buddha,... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2020

A parcel-gilt-bronze figure of a seated Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3055. A parcel-gilt-bronze figure of a seated Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th century; overall 59 cm., 23 1/4 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 644,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the deity seated in dhyanasana, his left hand in abhaya mudra and right hand in varada mudra, dressed in a dhoti tied at the waist exposing his gilded chest decorated in beaded necklaces, his shoulders draped with a shawl with incised floral hems, the gilded serene face... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2019

A 'Dehua' figure of seated Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 191. A 'Dehua' figure of seated Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th century. Height 8 3/4  in., 22.2 cm.  Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 125,000 USD. © Sotheby's. seated in dhyanasana, the bodhisattva dressed in long flowing robes, falling open at the chest, both hands hidden in the voluminous folds, the face wearing a serene expression with eyes cast downwards, the elaborate chignon covered by a gently cascading cowl, with impressed... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2018

A Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 154. A Dehua figure of a seated Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Hauteur: 48 cm. (18 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000. Price realised EUR 13,750. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Elle est représentée assise les jambes croisées sur un rocher élevé, sa main droite gracieusement posée sur son genou gauche. Elle est vêtue d'une ample tunique et porte un collier de perles. Son visage est serein et ses cheveux coiffés en chignon. Le dos porte une inscription Boji... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2018

A large bronze figure of the seated Guanyin with inscription, China, early Ming dynasty

Lot 171. A large bronze figure of the seated Guanyin with inscription, China, early Ming dynasty; height 66 cm. Estimate CHF 25 000 / 35 000 (€ 20 830 / 29 170). Sold for CHF 29 300. Courtesy Koller.  Remains of polychrome lacquer painting. Inscription: "Xin shi di zi ... nian xiang zhu zao" (Cast by the humble disciple ...). Old repairs. Provenance: Belgian private collection, purchased in Brittany 1963. From the collection of the great adventurer René Madec (1736-1784) who fought for the... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3327. A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 33,000 - USD 39,000). Price Realised HKD 300,000 (USD 38,693). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The deity is seated on a lotus base, the hands in dhana mudra, gesture of meditation, held above the legs crossed, hidden under the voluminous robes, the hair swept behind a floral diadem and tied in a topknot under the cowl, the facial features finely modelled with eyes downcast to provide an... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2016

A Dehua figure of seated Guanyin, 17th century

Lot 67. A Dehua figure of seated Guanyin, 17th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The figure is shown seated on a rocky plinth holding a small boy in her lap with a vase and a bird on either side, accompanied by two acolytes, and a dragon at her feet. The glaze is of a creamy-white tone. 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Chips to extremities; chip to one claw of the dragon. Estimation: USD 3,000 - 5,000 Provenance: Francis J. Caro, Frank Caro Gallery, 1977. Christie's on line. The Art of... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2014

Seated Guanyin, late 1100s-1200s, China, late Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty

Seated Guanyin, late 1100s-1200s, China, late Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) - Jin dynasty (1115-1234), wood with polychromy and gilding, Overall - h:138.00 cm (h:54 5/16 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1984.70, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.