25 mars 2021

Zhenwu, Chine, ca 17° siècle

Lot 177: Zhenwu, Chine, ca 17° siècle. Grès émaillé turquoise et aubergine. H. 34,5 cm. Est: €1,500 - €2,500. Sold: 3 200 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr Le dieu du ciel septentrional est traditionnellement représenté assis sur un trône devant un paravent à trois feuilles. Restaurations visibles. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.23348 Acquis en 1989). Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Collections de la Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (1ère vente). Lundi 22 Mars 2021... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2019

A celadon-glazed and biscuit figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty

Lot 1763. A celadon-glazed and biscuit figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty. Height 8 1/4  in., 21 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot Sold 32,500 USD. © Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Arthur and Sara Jo Kobacker. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
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11 août 2019

A bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 1308. A bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 19¾ in. (50 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The 'Perfected Warrior' shown seated on a throne, his hands hidden within the full sleeves of his robes that are cast in high relief with four-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst clouds on the front, sleeves and knees, with a snake and tortoise at the front of the throne and a small cloud-form incense holder at one corner. ... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2019

A Cizhou figure of Zhenwu, 15th century

Lot 4. A Cizhou figure of Zhenwu, 15th century; 11 ¾ in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price Realised: GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The deity is painted in dark and russet brown on a white slip. He is modelled with long robes that fall open at the chest revealing armour and that are embellished with a moulded dragon. He is seated on a throne on a rectangular waisted plinth with a snake-coiled tortoise is at his feet.  Provenance: From a private collection in the... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2018

A 'Fahua' glazed figure of Zhenwu, late Ming dynasty

Lot 1036. A 'Fahua' glazed figure of Zhenwu, late Ming dynasty. Height 14 1/4  in., 36.2 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $8,125. © Sotheby's well-modeled, the deity seated wearing a turquoise-enameled dragon robe, areas of the body and garments left unglazed revealing the gray stoneware, the throne on a stepped, waisted base, in dark blue and turquoise enamels, raised on a gilt metal base and mounted as a lamp. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2018

A bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 106. A bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 16th century. H. : 42 cm (16 1/2 in.). Estimation 3 000 - 4 000 €. Vendu 8 450 €. © Artcurial La divinité taoïste est représentée assise, dans une attitude frontale, la main droite posée sur le genou, l'autre tenant sa ceinture, le visage serein, yeux mi-clos, les longs cheveux en arrière retombant dans le dos, vêtu d'une armure au plastron orné de pointes et de dragons en relief, des médaillons à décor de dragons sur les genoux ; manques. ... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2018

Two bronze figures of deities, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1475. Two bronze figures of Zhenwu and Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height of taller 13 5/8 in., 34.6 cm. Estimate: 8,000-12,000 USD. Sold Price: 7,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising a seated figure of Zhenwu dressed in a 'dragon' robe, the embroidery of the robe cast in high relief, a turtle and snake by the proper left foot, traces of gilt and polychrome; and a seated figure of Guanyin holding a moon disc in the left hand and wearing an elaborate robe and diadem, secured to a wood base... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2018

A magnificent large bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century 

Lot 1642. A magnificent large bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 20 in. (50.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 2,210,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Seated majestically with his left hand resting on his left knee and his right inapanmudra, dressed in long robes incised with cloud scroll on the hems that fall to the tops of his bare feet and are secured above the waist with a court belt, below his exposed armor, the robes boldly cast on the... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2018

A blue and white figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 522. A blue and white figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620). Height 12 7/8  in., 32.7 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. seated on an integrally molded two-part seat with the feet shoulder-width apart and the hands resting on the knees, the face directed forward with a calm expression and framed by long locks, clad in a floral mantle draped over a long robe painted in underglaze blue with clouds at the shoulders and arms and centered with a roundel... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2017

Zhenwu, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. 16th-17th century

Zhenwu, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. 16th-17th century. H: 25 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Private Collection, UK  Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.
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