14 avril 2019

A yellow and russet jade figure, Song dynasty or earlier

 Lot 3415. A yellow and russet jade figure, Song dynasty or earlier; 6.2 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD (96,608 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. worked in the round as a figure standing on his left leg with the right tucked behind and hands clasped together before him, the shoulder surmounted with a rudimentary outline of a bird, the figure portrayed dressed in a long robe with a belt secured around his waist, the stone of a pale celadon colour with... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2018

A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Asita, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964)

Lot 1486. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Asita, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 1/2 in., 39.4 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 35,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the monk modeled seated with the arms wrapped around the raised right leg, the white brows long and trailing down the chest, the expressive face with mouth agape showing the teeth and tongue, raised on a rockwork base, the base with an impressed rectangular cartouche seal reading Zeng Longsheng zao. ... [Lire la suite]