30 mai 2020

A boxwood brush pot, 17th century

Lot 5080. A boxwood brush pot, 17th century; 17.2 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 80,000 HKD. Sold for 62,500 HKD (7,395 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of irregular form and accented with knots and cavities, the exterior smoothly patinated to a warm brown colour. Sotheby's. EYE/EAST, Hong Kong, 22 May 2020

16 mai 2020

A boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century

Lot 1135. A boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th-19th century; 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) long. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The scepter is carved in the form of lingzhi, with a wide cap for a head, and with smaller lingzhi caps climbing up the shaft. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 1988. Christie's. The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects, New York, 17 march 2016
15 mai 2020

A huanghuali and boxwood two-tiered carry box, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

Lot 105. A huanghuali and boxwood two-tiered carry box, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 94 by 61.1 by 46 cm., 37 by 24 by 18 1/8  in. Estimate 380,000 — 550,000. Lot Sold 1,500,000 HKD (172,434 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the base of the carry box comprising a rectangular frame connected by two transverse stretchers, each short side with an openwork spandrelled upright rising from the base frame to meet the arch-shaped handle, the spandrels carved... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2020

A stained or lacquered boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th century

Lot 1132. A stained or lacquered boxwood ruyi scepter, 18th century; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The scepter is carved in the form of lingzhi, with two caps making up the head of the scepter, and two smaller caps below. Provenance: Kagedo Gallery, Orcas, Washington. Literature: S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2020

A small square boxwood vase, Qing dynasty, 19th Century

Lot 3323. A small square boxwood vase, Qing dynasty, 19th Century; 10 cm., 4 in. Estimate 200,000 -- 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 100,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the body of square baluster lobed form rising from a short splayed foot to a narrow neck with flaring rim, the base carved with an apocryphal Qianlong four-character seal mark. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 22nd May 1984, lot 244. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2020

A carved boxwood seated Buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3336. A carved boxwood seated Buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 12 cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 162,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rotund figure wearing a loose robe, with a loving and jovial expression, supporting a little boy playfully climbing on his shoulder, the wood of rich, golden brown colour, wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011
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06 avril 2020

A carved Boxwood wristrest, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3316. A carved Boxwood wristrest, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; 20.2 cm., 8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically carved as a slightly curled section of tree bark with irregular openings and cracks, one side carved in low relief with a branch of prunus blossom, the underside decorated with a sprig of three narcissus, the smooth patina of warm honey tone. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A carved Boxwood brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3332. A carved Boxwood brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century; 14.7 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 212,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well carved in high relief with a sleeping sage stumped over a book, with a second sage standing to one side with a brush in his hand, the reverse set with a tiger snarling at a dragon emerging from the clouds. Provenance: Collection of H.G. Beasley.Sotheby's London, 4th May 1984, lot... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A finely carved boxwood lotus pod, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3365. A finely carved boxwood lotus pod, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  Naturalistically carved in imitiation of a lotus pod growing on a short stalk with loose lotus seeds contained within their small compartments. The exterior of the lotus pod is uneven and of a wrinkled contour. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Including The... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2019

A white jade pierced disc with boxwood 'elephant' stand, Qing dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 627. A white jade pierced disc with boxwood 'elephant' stand, Qing dynasty, 18th Century; Disc 3 5/8 in., 9.2 cm; Qilin 3 1/2 in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 98,400 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flat disc reticulated in the center with radiating entwined loops forming an openwork floret, carved in low relief with the 'Eight Trigrams' on one side, and the other with the 'Ten Celestial Stems' (tian gan) within linked ruyi heads, with a finely carved boxwood male... [Lire la suite]