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]

18 septembre 2018

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

Lot 1488. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Bhadra, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 3/8  in., 39 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 40,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. depicted with a full face, seated in dhyanasana in monk's robes with the surplice fastened with a ring over the proper left shoulder, holding a mala over the lap, sutra texts stacked behind and all supported by a rockwork base, the base with an... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

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

Lot 1487. A painted and enameled biscuit figure of Rahula, Republic period, seal of Zeng Longsheng (1901-1964). Height 15 1/2  in., 39.4 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the figure seated in monk's robes open at the neck exposing an emaciated chest, the proper right hand in prana mudra, the left on the knee and holding a mala resting above an alms bowl supported by the rockwork base, the base with an impressed... [Lire la suite]