18 mai 2020

A small huanghuali and dalishi marble table screen, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 112. A small huanghuali and dalishi marble table screen, Late Ming dynasty; 23.7 by 24.7 by 12.5 cm., 9 3/8  by 9 3/4  by 4 7/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,250,000 HKD (143,695 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular creamy-beige dalishi marble panel with white, grey and brown inclusions, mounted in a huanghuali frame above a cusped spandrelled apron. Exhibited: The Dr. S. Y. Yip Collection of Classic... [Lire la suite]

04 mai 2020

A pair of pale green jade 'sage' plaques mounted as table screens, 18th-19th century

Lot 180. A pair of pale green jade 'sage' plaques mounted as table screens, 18th-19th century; 11cm high. Estimate HK$60,000 - 100,000. Sold for HK$ 137,500 (€ 16,310). Photo: Bonhams. Each embellished with a pale green jade plaque carved with a pair of sages engaged in conversation, one pair with both figures pointing at a ripe peach held in the left hand of one sage pulling at his beard, the other pair clutching onto a single staff, the smaller bent over and looking up at the taller scholar. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2020

An imperial inscribed celadon jade table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3622. An imperial inscribed celadon jade table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 12 1/8 in. (30.3 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price Realized HKD 740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Incised on one side of the rectangular panel with a scholar seated in an enclosed garden attended by two young boys, set against a landscape scene detailed with surrounding mountains, a wood cutter crossing over a bridge, two fishermen seated on a boat beside furrow... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2020

A rare embellished zitan table screen, the elements 18th century

Lot 1389. A rare embellished zitan table screen, the elements 18th century; 28 3/16 in. (71.6 cm.) high, 25¼ in. (64.2 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 242,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The panel inlaid in jade, cloisonné enamel, ivory, bone, zitan, hardstone, and lacquer with Buddhist and Daoist deities, precious objects, scholarly accoutrements, and a lacquer wall vase inset with a jade panel inscribed with an imperial ode to the peach... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2020

A rare white jade-inset zitan small table screen; jade plaque, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century, zitan screen, 18th-19th cent

Lot 1406. A rare white jade-inset zitan small table screen; jade plaque, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century, zitan screen, 18th-19th century; 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The rectangular reticulated plaque finely and deeply carved with a banana plant, flanked by a rooster standing on pierced rocks on one side and a hen and two chicks pecking at the ground on the other side, set into... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2020

A famille rose table screen, Republic period (1912-1949), signed He Xuren

Lot 1207. A famille rose table screen, Republic period (1912-1949), signed He Xuren (1882-1940); 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The rectangular screen is raised on an integral faux gilt-decorated lacquer stand, and is decorated in grisaille on one side with a snowy winter scene of a fisherman in his sampan nestled amidst reeds, and on the reverse with a spring scene... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2019

An inscribed lapis lazuli table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 130. An inscribed lapis lazuli table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The screen is finely carved to one side with a scene of two scholarly figures within a rocky mountainous landscape, climbing a staircase, amidst pine and wutong trees. The upper right corner is incised and gilt with an imperial inscription. The stand is exquisitely carved with two deer beside a... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2019

A rare and large dali marble-inset zitan table screen, 19th century

Lot 889. A rare and large dali marble-inset zitan table screen, 19th century; 35 in. (88.9 cm.) high, 27 ¾ in. (70.5 cm.) wide, 12 ¼ in. (31.1 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The variegated dali marble panel is suggestive of a dramatic mountainous landscape, and is enclosed within a zitan frame set into a zitan stand carved with two chilong confronting a beribboned cash symbol on the... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2019

A pair of famille-verte double-sided plaques mounted as table screens, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 353. A pair of famille-verte double-sided plaques mounted as table screens, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Width 10 in., 25.4 cm. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each rectangular panel brightly enameled to both sides, one side with a landscape portraying scholars travelling over bridges towards elegant pavilions all amongst tall mountains; the reverse with figural scenes, one panel depicting a seated official enjoying the antics... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2018

'Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection' at the Crow Collection of Asian Art

Jade Mountain, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 19th century. Jade (nephrite), 12.5 x 4 x 8 ins, Crow Collection of Asian Art, 1987.17. © 2018 Crow Museum of Asian Art & Crow Family Foundation. DALLAS, TX.- Mountains lie at the heart of Chinese culture and art. A bridge between the human and transcendental realms, they have provided an enduring source of inspiration for poets, scholars, and artists, and continue to remain an important theme within China’s various artistic traditions. The idea of the scholar-official or... [Lire la suite]