28 octobre 2020

An inscribed Xing white-glazed foliate-rim dish, Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907), Ying mark

Lot 244. An inscribed Xing white-glazed foliate-rim dish, Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907), Ying mark; 13.5 cm. (5 1/4 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 100,000 - 150,000 (USD: 12,900 - 19,400). Auction Result: HKD: 118,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions

28 octobre 2020

A black and white-glazed bowl, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 240. A black and white-glazed bowl, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 17 cm. (6 5/8 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 30,000 - 50,000 (USD: 3,900 - 6,500). Auction Result: HKD: 92,040. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1990s. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
28 octobre 2020

A sancai 'dragon' vase, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 239. A sancai 'dragon' vase, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 32.5 cm. (12 3/4 in.) high. Price estimate: HKD: 50,000 - 70,000 (USD: 6,500 - 9,000). Auction Result: HKD: 59,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: An important Taiwanese private collection, acquired in the 1980s. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
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15 octobre 2020

A bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1525. A bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The mirror is cast with two horned leonine beasts alternating with long-tailed birds, all amidst flowering branches and insects, and within an outer band of clouds on the rim. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1992. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 25 September 2020, New York
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09 octobre 2020

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

  Lot 911. A small white marble figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 5 ½ in.(14 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Shown seated on a rectangular plinth with its head turned to one side. Provenance: Sotheby Park-Bernet, New York, 25 October 1975, lot 71.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago. Exhibited: Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, on loan for the opening of its... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2020

A small blackish stone figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 910. A small blackish stone figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 6 ½ in. (16.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Shown seated facing forward on a rectangular plinth and with forelegs stiffly braced. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1958. Exhibited: Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, on loan for the opening of its Oriental Art Galleries at Blackstone Hall,... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2020

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

Lot 908. A small white marble figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 475,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The powerfully carved beast shown seated facing forward and with legs firmly braced on a rectangular plinth, the mouth open in a roar, with traces of red and black pigment. Provenance: Possibly Leontine Marie Berry Olcott (1883-1981) Collection.Leontine Olcott Collection.Eskenazi Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2020

A limestone figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 907. A limestone figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The fierce lion shown seated on a rectangular plinth, the braced forelegs supporting the broad torso, the face with snarling expression and the mane finely delineated. Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York, 30 August 1954.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago. Literature: National... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2020

A finely carved limestone figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 48. A finely carved limestone figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 39 cm, 15 ⅜ in. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. carved seated with the right hand held in bhumisparsha mudra, portrayed dressed in a traditional style Indian garment draped over the shoulders and partially exposing the chest, the textiles depicted cascading in folds, all below the serene facial expression flanked by a pair of pendulous earlobes, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 39. A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 11.5 cm, 4 ½ in. Estimate: 300,000 - 400,000 HKD HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely cast standing in tribhanga and portrayed with the left elbow bent and holding a long willow stem in his left hand and a vase of amrita in the right, adorned with a headdress containing an image of Amitabha and elaborate jewllery, stand. Provenance: Christian Deydier Oriental Bronzes Ltd, London, 26th... [Lire la suite]