18 juin 2019

A set of famille verte and biscuit figures of the Eight Immortals, 19th century

Lot 82. A set of famille verte and biscuit figures of the Eight Immortals, 19th century. The largest 30cm high. Sold for £ 31,250 (€ 35,030). © Bonhams Depicting the eight Daoist Immortals, Li Tie Guai, Zhongli Quan, Lan Cai He, Zhang Guo Lao, He Xian Gu, Lü Dong Bin, Han Xiang Zi and Cao Guojiu, each holding their attribute, standing on rectangular pierced bases with diaper pattern, wearing robes with floral ornament. Provenance: Dr Leonard Gow and thence by descent. Exhibited: Glasgow Art Galleries and... [Lire la suite]

08 juin 2018

A white and brown-glazed biscuit figure of a monkey, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 96. Former Collection of Miss Coco Chanel (1883-1971). A white and brown-glazed biscuit figure of a monkey, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Hauteur: 22 cm. (8 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000 (USD 4,694 - USD 7,041). Price realised EUR 112,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Il est représenté assis sur un rocher. Au pelage finement incisé, il tient une pêche de longévité dans sa main droite. Sa tête, sculptée de façon réaliste, dégage un air espiègle. Provenance: Previously in the... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

A famille verte biscuit figure of a daoist immortal, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

    Lot 878. A famille verte biscuit figure of a daoist immortal, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The immortal is shown seated holding a ruyi scepter, and wearing a yellow-glazed robe decorated with scrolling clouds and five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, worn over a green-glazed robe decorated with cranes and peaches. Together with a famille verte biscuit-glazed model of a throne, Kangxi period (1662-1722),... [Lire la suite]