10 juin 2021

A rare and important polychrome wood seated figure of Guanyin, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 17. A rare and important polychrome wood seated figure of Guanyin, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Hauteur: 82 cm. (32 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 100,000 - EUR 150,000. Price realised EUR 2,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Il est présenté assis en vajrasana. Sa main droite est levée et la main gauche manquante. Sa robe est nouée autour de la taille, son torse nu est paré de bijoux élaborés. Son visage est empreint d'une expression sereine et encadré de longs lobes d'oreilles autour... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2018

A rare gilt-lacquered bronze seated figure of Guanyin, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 2860. A rare gilt-lacquered bronze seated figure of Guanyin, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); 16 1/2 in. (42 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The deity is modelled seated with the left leg pendent and the other in lilasana, the posture of relaxation, with right hand resting on top of the right knee and the left arm is supported by a curved three-legged arm rest that continues around the back. Adorned with elaborate... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2016

A 'Dehua' 'Blanc-de-chine' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 334. A 'Dehua' 'Blanc-de-chine' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the well modelled deity depicted seated on a woven mat, dressed in a robe falling in thick folds and draped over legs folded to one side, with arms hidden and resting on a bent knee, hair drawn up in a chignon and secured with a scarf and ruyi-form ornaments, the gently bowed head turned to the left and with a serene... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2016

A Dehua 'Blanc-de-chine' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 310. A Dehua 'Blanc-de-chine' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 32,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's modelled seated with one leg raised in a variation of lalitasana, the left arm supporting a ruyi sceptre, wearing long robes opening at the chest to reveal an ornate necklace, the face with a meditative expression, the neatly combed hair draped over by a hood, the reverse impressed with an indistinct square seal, wood... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2016

A very rare Qingbai seated figure of Guanyin, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3131. A very rare Qingbai seated figure of Guanyin, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$400,000 - HK$600,000 ($51,735 - $77,602). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The smiling figure is shown seated with one leg pendent on a rock base, wearing loosely draped robes falling open in front to expose his chest. His left hand is holding a flower pot and the left hand holding a flower head. The base is covered with a glaze of pale blue tone, except for the figure which is reserved in the... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2015

A fine cast bronze seated figure of Guanyin, 17th century

A fine cast bronze seated figure of Guanyin, 17th century. Estimate US$50,000 - 70,000 (€44,000 - 62,000). Photo: Bonhams. Her hair carefully combed and pinned in an elaborate coiffure fronted by a figure of a seated Buddha as she turns toward her right while seated in the posture of royal ease, her outer garment wound tightly around her and the undergarment falling in wave-like folds at her feet; the dark brown lacquered surfaces showing traces of gilt lacquer. 16 1/2in (42cm) high Notes: The posture... [Lire la suite]