08 avril 2022

Archaic bronze food vessel shatters estimate in $2.2 million Chinese & Himalayan Works of Art Auction

Lot 1216. An Archaic Bronze Rectangular Food Vessel, Fangding, Mid-Western Zhou dynasty. Height 8 7/8 x width 6 3/8 x depth 5 1/8 in, 22.5 x 16.2 x 13 cm. Price Realized: $487,500 (Estimate $150,000 - $200,000).  CHICAGO, IL.- The sale of an extremely rare archaic bronze food vessel in Hindman Auctions’ March 29th Chinese and Himalayan Works of Art auction capped off a successful three days of Asian Art sales. The auction achieved over $2.24 million, doubling its presale estimate. Also headlining the... [Lire la suite]

10 juin 2020

A fine white jade tripod censer and cover, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 3022. A fine white jade tripod censer and cover, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate $100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised $527,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The compressed body is raised on three lion-mask supports and carved around the sides with an archaistic band of confronted birds' heads between the pair of openwork dragon and loose ring handles. The domed cover is carved with a similar band below a circular finial carved in... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A white jade tripod censer and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3235. A white jade tripod censer and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 19 cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,420,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the lustrous stone of an even creamy white tone, superbly carved with a compressed globular body supported on three short lion-head feet, rising to a waisted neck below a lipped mouth, flanked by a pair of reticulated dragon-head handles suspending rings, the ferocious dragons detailed with striated mane... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2020

A white jade tripod censer and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3225. A white jade tripod censer and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 20 cm., 7 3/4 in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,620,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the translucent stone of a white tone with natural veining, well carved with a compressed globular body supported on three clawed-animal feet emanating from mythical animal masks, rising to a waisted neck below a lipped mouth, the exterior adorned with confronting stylised archaistic dragons in low... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2020

A spinach-green jade tripod censer and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1505. A spinach-green jade tripod censer and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) across handles. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 218,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The censer raised on three squat legs issuing from monster masks, the demi-globular body well carved in crisp, low relief with an archaistic band of taotie masks, with a pair of loop handles suspending loose rings surmounted by dragon heads, the domed carved also carved... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

Ming dynasty fahua cermics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 581. A fahua tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) across. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Raised on three cabriole supports, the compressed body decorated in slip with two large peony sprigs that continue up onto the cylindrical neck, all in turquoise and amber on an aubergine ground, wood stand. Property from the Collection of Neil and Sharon Phillips. Lot 582. An... [Lire la suite]

19 août 2019

A large parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century 

Lot 338. A large parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 26 in. (66 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 133,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The bulbous body raised on three cabriole and lion mask supports, cast around the sides with cranes flanking shou characters alternating with wan emblems positioned abovelingzhi sprigs rising from a rock and wave border, with further shou characters below each of the... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2019

A very fine small white jade tripod censer and cover, Qing dynasty

Lot 2722. A very fine small white jade tripod censer and cover, Qing dynasty; 16.5 cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,140,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the compressed globular body rising from three short cabriole legs to a broad flanged rim, set to the shoulder with a pair of pierced lingzhi root handles suspending loose rings, the domed cover surmounted by a pair of Buddhist high-relief lions playing with a brocade ball, the well polished opaque... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2018

A small green-splashed pottery tripod censer and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 101. A small green-splashed pottery tripod censer and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Width 3 1/4  in., 8.2 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the globular body raised on three short paw-form feet and rising to an everted rim, slipped and applied with a transparent glaze and vibrant green splashes, the domed cover similarly glazed (2). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
29 juillet 2017

A jadeite tripod censer and cover, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 4323. A jadeite tripod censer and cover, Late Qing dynasty, 7 1/2 in. (19.2 cm.) across handles. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 1,940,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The compressed globular body is carved around in low relief withtaotie masks below a band of ruyi heads, surmounted by a neck adorned with keyfret band, supported on three columnar feet issuing from dragon-heads, and flanked by a pair of dragon-head loop handles with loose rings. The circular... [Lire la suite]