21 juillet 2019

A rare pair of marble seated lions, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 99. A rare pair of marble seated lions, Tang dynasty (618-906); 20.1cm., 7 7/8 in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. each powerfully carved figure seated on its haunches with its muscular front paws firmly planted on the rectangular base, the head facing forward with mouth open in a roar showing the teeth and up-curled tongue, the ears flattened back above the long, curling mane, the smooth stone with a warm ivory patina.  ... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2019

A puddingstone figure of a seated lion, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 149. A puddingstone figure of a seated lion, Five Dynasties (907-960); 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm.) high. Estimate HK$80,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The muscular beast is shown seated with forelegs stiffly braced atop a rectangular plinth with its mouth open in a roar above a short beard and the face carved with fierce expression. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor
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14 septembre 2016

A large gray stone figure of a seated lion, Northern Wei dynasty (386–535)

Lot 149. A large gray stone figure of a seated lion, Northern Wei dynasty (386–535). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. powerfully modeled, the muscular beast seated on its haunches on a rectangular base with forelegs outstretched and long tail curled up over its back, the head with fierce expression, the mouth open in a roar below glaring eyes, all framed by a curling beard and swept-back mane, tufts of fur carved to the shoulders and... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2016

An extremely rare iron-spot decorated celadon figure of a seated lion, Southern Dynasties-early Tang dynasty, 6th-7th century

Lot 3101. An extremely rare iron-spot decorated celadon figure of a seated lion, Southern Dynasties-early Tang dynasty, 6th-7th century. Estimate HK$1,500,000 – HK$2,600,000 ($194,006 - $336,276). Price realised HKD 4,600,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The lion is seated on a rectangular plinth on its haunches, with front legs braced below the strong muscular chest, the powerful head with bulging eyes, fangs exposed and ears pricked. Each side of the plinth is incised with two stylised lotus blooms within... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2015

A large marble figure of a seated lion, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

A large marble figure of a seated lion, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907). Estimate $100,000 - $150,000. Price Realized $317,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Boldly carved sitting on its hind legs, its powerful forepaws supporting the lithe body, the face with open mouth, bared fangs, and lolling tongue, the eyes with furrowed expression and the mane in tight curls - 20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm.) high Provenance: Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1964.Collection of Christian Humann (d. 1981), Pan-Asian... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2014

A seated limestone lion, Tang dynasty.

A seated limestone lion, Tang dynasty. Photo Sotheby's carved seated on its haunches on a rectangular plinth, his head facing forward with large piercing eyes and wide open jaws baring fangs, framed by a finely combed mane extending from the edge of the jawline and cascading in thick curls down the back of head and shoulders, the powerful beast with a lean body, its attenuated front right leg supporting its broad chest, the tail raised with the tip swished over to the right, its left front leg playfully patting the cub nuzzling its... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2008

A Carved Limestone Figure Of A Seated Lion. Ming Dynasty

A Carved Limestone Figure Of A Seated Lion. Ming Dynasty the beast powerfully carved seated on its haunches, the head with large bulbous eyes and a curly mane looking down at its playful cub secured by its right paw, all surmounted on a high stepped pedestal base partially supported by two crouching male figures and carved in low relief with floral bands. 35cm., 13 3/4 in.. Estimate 10,000—15,000 GBP Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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