23 octobre 2021

Two inscribed bamboo brushpots, 19th century, signed Zhiyan and Zhishan

Lot 75. Two inscribed bamboo brushpots, 19th century, signed Zhiyan and Zhishan; 14cm (1/2in) high. Sold for HK$277,500 (Estimate HKD20,000 - 30,000 / US$2,600 - 3,900). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of cylindrical form, the mouth and foot rim mounted with hardwood, the body carved with a cabbage and inscribed by Zhishan in the spring of the year of Jihai, 13cm (5 1/8in) high; of cylindrical form, the body incised with rocks and bamboos and inscription by Zhiyan. Provenance: Acquired from China Curios Centre,... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2021

A carved bamboo chrysanthemum-form scepter, China, 18th century

  Lot 45. A carved bamboo chrysanthemum-form scepter, China, 18th century; 15 in. (38.1 cm.) long. Price Realised USD 9,375 (Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27-28 April 1993, lot 316.Judith Rutherford, Sydney, Australia, 2004. Christie's. Asia! New York, 14 Sept - 28 Sept 2021
20 octobre 2021

A Chinese carved bamboo brush holder, Qing Dynasty

Lot 227. A Chinese carved bamboo brush holder, Qing Dynasty. H: 6 1/8 in. Sold for $20,160 (Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000). © FREEMAN’S 2021  The brush pot well-carved with three drunken sages riding a horse, buffalo, and deer with the assistance of attendants in a landscape with rocky mountains, pine and other trees. Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. FREEMAN’S. Asian Arts. October 14, 2021
20 octobre 2021

A Chinese carved bamboo ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century

Lot 54. A Chinese carved bamboo ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century. L: 12 1/4 in. Sold for $11,340 (Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000). © FREEMAN’S 2021  Naturalistically carved and undercut as entwined gnarled leafy branches of "Buddha's-hand" finger citron, symbolizing abundance, the head in the form of several finger citron, with characteristic whorls and pitting, the bamboo of rich brown color with smooth patina. FREEMAN’S. Asian Arts. October 14, 2021
17 juillet 2021

A gilt-silver bamboo 'phoenix' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5075. A gilt-silver bamboo 'phoenix' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 33.2 by 20.8 by 10 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 HKD. Lot sold: 60,480 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
04 juillet 2021

Three bamboo 'prunus' libation cups, 17th-18th century sold at Bonhams London, 7 June 2021

Lot 583. A bamboo 'pine and cranes' libation cup, 17th-18th century; 12cm (4 3/4in) long. Estimate £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ £ 12,112 (€ 14,083). © Bonhams 2001-2021. Of naturalistic form, modelled as a knotted trunk section, carved in openwork with two cranes perched on gnarled branches. Note: See a similar bamboo 'pine trunk' libation cup, Kangxi, illustrated by S.Kwan, Ming and Qing Bamboo, Hong Kong, 2000, no.58, where it is noted that 'the shape of the cups that followed the style... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2020

A carved bamboo ‘Flute music to enchant the phoenix’ brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 8826. A carved bamboo ‘Flute music to enchant the phoenix’ brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 63⁄8 in. (16.1 cm.) high, box. Estimate: HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (EUR 40,920 - EUR 61,380). Price Realised: HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Property from from the Tanglongge Collection. Christie's. Cultivating Delight: Collecting Chinese Art, 1 - 15 July 2020
19 juillet 2020

A bamboo carving of a finger citron, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 8822. A bamboo carving of a finger citron, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 4 1⁄4 in. (11 cm.) long, box. Estimate: HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (EUR 3,069 - EUR 5,115). Price Realised: HKD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Property from from the Tanglongge Collection. Christie's. Cultivating Delight: Collecting Chinese Art, 1 - 15 July 2020
19 juillet 2020

A carved bamboo brush pot, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

Lot 8821. A carved bamboo brush pot, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 6 1⁄8 in. (15.5 cm.) high, box. Estimate: HKD 220,000 - HKD 350,000 (EUR 22,506 - EUR 35,805). Price Realised: HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Property from from the Tanglongge Collection. Christie's. Cultivating Delight: Collecting Chinese Art, 1 - 15 July 2020
15 juillet 2020

A finely carved and inscribed bamboo ‘Two ladies’ brush pot, Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 2897. A finely carved and inscribed bamboo ‘Two ladies’ brush pot, Early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  The exterior is carved with a reduced background to reserve a scene in relief of two ladies in discussion, each dressed in a voluminous robe and their hair dressed in high chignons, one reclining on a day-bed further detailed with neatly piled manuscripts... [Lire la suite]