21 octobre 2021

A chenxiangmu and gilt-metal 'Shou' plaque, 18th-19th century

Lot 44. A chenxiangmu and gilt-metal 'Shou' plaque, 18th-19th century; 27⁄8 in. (7.3 cm.) long. Price Realised USD 13,750 (Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Exhibited: Omaha, Joslyn Museum, Nebraska, Elegance of the Qing Court: Reflections of a Dynasty Through Its Art, 1 March-31 May, 2008. Christie's. Asia! New York, 14 Sept - 28 Sept 2021

18 mai 2020

A chenxiangmu brush pot, 17th century

Lot 1139. A chenxiangmu brush pot, 17th century; 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The brush pot is carved as a section of prunus trunk and the sides are deeply and finely carved with two branches of flowering prunus, the blossoms applied with lacquer. The base, interior, and mouth rim are covered in black lacquer. Provenance: Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 1990. Literature: P. Moss, The... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2020

A rare chenxiangmu brush pot carved with prunus, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 1124. A rare chenxiangmu brush pot carved with prunus, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The exterior of the brush pot is finely carved with prunus and bamboo amidst rocky outcrops, and is a rich nut-brown in color. Provenance: Butterfield's, San Francisco, 17 November 1994, lot 3158. Note: Two other similar chenxiangmu brush pots carved with prunus and... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A small chenxiangmu libation cup, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3317. A small chenxiangmu libation cup, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 20.2 cm., 8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 800,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cup imitating a rhinoceros horn libation cup, carved in high-relief with a mountainous landscape containing houses nestled amid pine and bamboo trees, with figures wandering on rocky paths, the rich dark wood with smooth patina, the interior lacquered. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2019

A Chenxiangmu libation cup, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 42. A Chenxiangmu libation cup, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 4 3/4in (12cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 40,000 (€ 27,000 - 35,000). © Bonhams Made to resemble a rhinoceros horn libation cup, the sides carved in high relief with a mountainous landscape peppered with travelers, pavilions and trees, a large undercut pine tree at one end forming the handle, with two figures in a raft at the base, incised with characters reading Chen Yang Weizhan gong zhi (respectfully made by minister Yang Weizhan), the... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2018

Freeman's announces highlights from its upcoming Asian Arts Auction

Lot 196. A large Chinese carved wood figure of Samantabhadra, seated on an elephant, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Approx H: 37 in., 94cm; W: 32 in., 81.3cm. Estimate: $25,000-35,000. © Freeman's  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s September 7 Asian Arts auction will offer buyers a selection of nearly 650 lots of fine Chinese, Japanese, Burmese, Tibetan, and Korean decorative objects and works of art. Ranging from as early as the Neolithic period to present day, the breadth of material represented in the... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2015

A pair of carved chenxiangmu cups, 17th century

Lot 36. A pair of carved chenxiangmu cups, 17th century. Height 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 40,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's each naturalistically carved in the form of a tree trunk, the exterior decorated in relief with sprigs of flowering chrysanthemums among gnarled rocks, the wood of a deep brown color (2) Provenance: Collection of Charles B. Sweatt Jr. (1929-2007), Wayzata, Minnesota.  Notes: Chenxiangmu is a fragrant wood held in high esteem in... [Lire la suite]