03 février 2021

A very rare Ge-glazed ear cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty or earlier

Lot 507. A very rare Ge-glazed ear cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty or earlier; L. 11,6 cm. Estimate: € 30,000 - €50,000. Result: € 36,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: According to the previous owner collected by a family member around 1900 in China. Exhibited and published: Hetjens Museum Diesseldorf 'Alle Farben Chinas', 2018, p. 79. Cf. A similar ear cup with ge-glaze and inscribed poem by the Qianlong emperor is preserved in the collections of the Musée Guimet, Paris, no. MA 4236. Coupe à oreille,... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon beaker vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 528. A Longquan celadon beaker vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 8in (20.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,530 (€ 1,259). Courtesy Bonhams. Of archaic gu form, modeled with a flared neck withvase with trumpet neck and incised with leaf-form lappets, with a red character painted under the foot ring. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles
23 janvier 2021

A pair of painted baked mud figures of mythical beasts, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 130. A pair of painted baked mud figures of mythical beasts, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 51⁄8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 1,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. Each crouching figure is modeled with a snarling expression, long snout and ridged backbone, with the details picked out in muted colors of yellow, red, brown, green and grey. Property from the Collection of Frederick A. and Sharon L. Klingenstein Christie's. Art of China.... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2021

A bronze 'lion-dog's head' incense burner and a bronze 'rat' paperweight, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1074. A bronze 'lion-dog's head' incense burner and a bronze 'rat' paperweight, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); the incense burner 15 cm, the paperweight 5 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 HKD. Lot sold: 20,160 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
09 janvier 2021

A Qingbai figure of a female deity, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1073. A Qingbai figure of a female deity, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); h. 24 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 30,240 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. P120e10. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
07 janvier 2021

A bronze 'Lion' plaque, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1063. Two bronze mirrors and a pair of bronze 'fish' plaques, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 33 by 29.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 151,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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15 octobre 2020

A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type octogonal stem cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1811. A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type octogonal stem cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 3 ¼ in. (8.4 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The cup has flaring, faceted sides supported on a spreading stem foot encircled by a narrow collar, and is covered overall with a clear glaze of pale olive tone suffused with an extensive, icy crackle that thins on the raised areas. Together with a catalogue, Inki: hai, wan, taku tokubetsu... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2020

A carved wood standing figure of a Bodhisattva, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 914. A carved wood standing figure of a  Bodhisattva, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 34 in. (86.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The elongated figure standing on a lotus base, one hand raised and holding a separate cup, the pendent left hand holding a lotus leaf, wearing a shawl over the shoulders, beaded jewelry, a long skirt, and a pierced crown set with Amitabha Buddha flanked by dragons. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2020

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed figure of Budai, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 507. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed figure of Budai, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Height 6½ in., 16 cm. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2020. the deity modeled in a reclining pose, leaning against a brimming cloth sack, wearing voluminous robes loosely tied below the waist and falling open revealing a bare chest and ample belly, covered overall in a grayish-green glaze save for the jovial face, torso, hands and feet reserved in the reddish-brown... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2020

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed stem bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 504. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed stem bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Height 5⅜ in., 13.5 cm. Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold 3,780 USD. © Sotheby's 2020. well potted with a deep, rounded bowl rising from a ribbed cylindrical standard and a slightly spreading foot, the interior with faintly impressed foliate decoration within a medallion, covered overall with an unctuous, soft olive-green glaze except for the footring, neatly pared to expose the buff-colored clay body. ... [Lire la suite]