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]
19 septembre 2018

A ‘Longquan’ celadon-glazed table screen, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1302. A ‘Longquan’ celadon-glazed table screen, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm. Estimate: 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Sold Price: 4,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the central panel carved to one side with the figure of Kuixing in characteristic dynamic pose with one foot raised and holding a brush aloft, the reverse with birds aflight above flowering lotus, all enclosed within a pierced border set to either side with spandreled upright supports atop a... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2018

Plaque en jade céladon pâle

Lot 169. Plaque en jade céladon pâle; 22,7 x 27,1 cm, 9 by 10 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 30,000 EUR. Lot sold 56,250 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. de forme rectangulaire, une face finement sculptée en plusieurs niveaux de reliefs d'une scène animée par la triade Fulushou dans un paysage rocheux planté d'une pagode, l'autre face sculptée de deux grues parmi les roches escarpées, les pins noueux et une cascade tumultueuse, socle en bois (2). A well-carved pale celadon... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2018

A rare pair of small famille rose table screens, Republic period (1911-1949)

Lot 621. A rare pair of small famille rose table screens, Republic period (1911-1949); 5 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 15,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each table screen is made in imitation of a circular plaque raised on a gilt-decorated red lacquer stand. Each ‘plaque’ is decorated primarily ingrisaille with an idyllic ‘winter’ landscape below a four-character inscription that refers to the scene. The reverse is finely enameled on one... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2017

A Dali marble and zitan table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 945. A Dali marble and zitan table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) high, 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) wide, 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Limited 2017. The attractive, variegated marble panel is suggestive of a mountainous landscape and is set within a zitan frame with finely beaded edge. The screen is supported on a stand finely carved with stylized archaistic scroll in the lower panel and raised... [Lire la suite]

20 juin 2016

Ecran de table en biscuit à la glaçure jaune, vert et aubergine, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 29. Ecran de table en biscuit à la glaçure jaune, vert et aubergine, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimation 15,000 — 25,000 €. Photo Sotheby's en deux parties, l'écran rectangulaire ajouré représentant les Trois Amis de l'Hiver, le socle également en céramique à décor de frises pétales de lotus et grecques, l'ensemble glaçuré en jaune, vert et aubergine, restaurations (2) - 48,8 cm; 18 7/8  in. AN UNUSUAL GREEN, YELLOW AND AUBERGINE-GLAZED BISCUIT TABLE SCREEN,... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2016

A rare carved and imperially inscribed pale celadon jade table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 40. A rare carved and imperially inscribed pale celadon jade table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate £30,000 – £50,000 ($43,380 - $72,300). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The front is intricately carved with a mountainous landscape scene, featuring small houses and pagodas amidst tall pine and wutong trees, below gilt-decorated clouds and two cranes in flight. The reserve is delicately inscribed and gilt with a long poetic inscription, ending with two seals... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2016

A pale celadon jade table screen with cloisonné enamel stand, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 33. A pale celadon jade table screen with cloisonné enamel stand, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate £40,000 – £60,000 ($57,840 - $86,760). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The rectangular jade screen is carved to one side in relief with fish amongst lotus, and the reverse is incised with pavilions and trees in mountainous scenes highlighted in gilt. The cloisonné stand has a central openwork gilt panel with lotus flanked by S-scroll stylised dragon uprights and stepped... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2016

A small dalishi-inset zitan table screen, 18th century

Lot 1138, A small dalishi-inset zitan table screen, 18th century. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The natural inclusions in the circular dalishi panel resemble a lone tree growing amidst tall mountain peaks. The marble panel is set within a square zitan frame, which is fitted into a zitan stand. 13 in. (33 cm.) high, 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) wide Provenance: Christie's New York, 16 September 1999, lot 75. Christie's. THE IAN AND SUSAN WILSON... [Lire la suite]