26 décembre 2022

A rare copper-red-decorated phoenix, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 491. A rare copper-red-decorated phoenix, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). H. 28 cm. Sold for €26,000 (Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000). © Nagel The pear-shaped body is painted in underglaze red with a pair of phoenix amidst leafy stems below a band of four upright petals enclosing scrolls, all between line borders, and under a blue-green-toned glaze.  Provenance: European private collection, according to the owners assembled before 2007. Note: A smaller decorated... [Lire la suite]

29 novembre 2022

A miniature white jade figure of a phoenix, Ming dynasty

Lot 132. A miniature white jade figure of a phoenix, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 3.1 cm. Lot sold: 75,600 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 depicted in flight with its head held high and wings outstretched, its plumage well detailed and finely carved, the translucent stone of an even celadon-tinged white tone with russet inclusions. Provenance: Chung Wah Pui, Hong Kong, 6th July 1993. Literature: Jessica Rawson, Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2019

A large white jade figure of a phoenix, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3666. A large white jade figure of a phoenix, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 5.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD (38,199 - 63,665 USD). Lot sold.  500,000 HKD (63,665 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's the substantial boulder intricately worked in the form of a recumbent phoenix, its webbed feet tucked underneath its body and its long plumed tail curled behind, the wings folded on the side, carved with an archaistic dragon in low relief and finely incised with feathers,... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2019

A rare gilt silver head ornament in the form of a phoenix, 9th-11th century

  Lot 836. A rare gilt silver head ornament in the form of a phoenix, 9th-11th century; 3in (7.6cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,500 - 6,300). © Bonhams. The finely modeled crested bird with chased hollow body set off by a high crested tail and separately fashioned openwork wings attached through the body and pierced with two small holes at each tip suspending pendant chains, a further cluster of ornaments and chains falling from the slender beak, the small legs inserted through a bed of... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2019

An extremely rare gilt-bronze figure of a phoenix, Han dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)

Lot 122. An extremely rare gilt-bronze figure of a phoenix, Han dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD). Length 5 1/4  in., 13.4 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot Sold 162,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. solidly cast, the mythical bird cast standing with its wings folded back against its body and its tail fanned out behind it in five broad plumes, the head held high and clasping a 'pearl' in its open beak, the face with bulging eyes beneath a crested crown, the sturdy legs terminating in large upturned talons,... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2017

Round Box with Phoenixes, Vietnam, circa 1400-1600

Round Box with Phoenixes, Vietnam, circa 1400-1600. Wheel-thrown stoneware with painted decoration and clear glaze, 2 x 3 in. (5.08 x 7.62 cm). Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Harold Keith (M.81.41a-b) © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

28 juillet 2017

Pair of Altar Lamps with Dragons and Phoenixes, Vietnam, circa 1400-1600

Pair of Altar Lamps with Dragons and Phoenixes, Vietnam, circa 1400-1600. Wheel-thrown stoneware with cream slip, underglaze blue painted decoration, and clear and brown glazes. Height: 16 9/16 in. (42.07 cm). Gift of Lynda and Stewart Resnick (AC1998.98.1.1-.2) © Los Angeles County Museum of Art
23 mai 2014

Three Archaistic Jade Carvings of Mystical Creatures, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912) or slightly later

Three Archaistic Jade Carvings of Mystical Creatures, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912) or slightly later. Photo courtesy Auctionata Carved jade. Comprising: a rhyton, a chilong brush washer and a qilin surmounted by a phoenix. Traditional carvings following ancient prototypes from the Han and Ming dynasties. The stones varying in tone from pale celadon with russet inclusions to apple green jadeite. Dimensions: 9 to 12 cm. Good condition. Estimation : 800 € / 1 000 € Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2014

A fine honey and russet jade carving of a phoenix and young, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century

  A fine honey and russet jade carving of a phoenix and young, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century. Photo: Bonhams. The smoothly carved bird formed with its head gently inclined over its back towards the curving wings and sweeping tail and holding in its beak a double-floral stem, one strand of the stem also clutched by the young chick at its side, both birds with shallow curving claws finely delineated on the underside, wood stand. 7.6cm (3in) wide (2). Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€12,000 - 18,000) Provenance: Dubois Family... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2014

Pair of Chinese rock crystal phoenix carvings

Pair of Chinese rock crystal phoenix carvings. Photo Freeman's Openwork carved as standing phoenix with a flower spray in its beak. H: 9 inches. Estimate $8,000-12,000 Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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