08 juillet 2021

A carved white marble buffalo, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

Lot 3127. A carved white marble buffalo, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 15,000 - HKD 30,000. Price realised HKD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 27 May - 11 June 2021 
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:58 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,

07 juillet 2021

A white marble figure of a seated bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550)

Lot 5020. A white marble figure of a seated bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550); 37 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: A French private collection.Christie's Paris, 11th December 2013, lot 322 (EUR 7,500). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021  
09 octobre 2020

A small white marble figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

  Lot 911. A small white marble figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 5 ½ in.(14 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Shown seated on a rectangular plinth with its head turned to one side. Provenance: Sotheby Park-Bernet, New York, 25 October 1975, lot 71.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago. Exhibited: Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, on loan for the opening of its... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2020

A small white marble figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 908. A small white marble figure of a seated lion, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 475,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The powerfully carved beast shown seated facing forward and with legs firmly braced on a rectangular plinth, the mouth open in a roar, with traces of red and black pigment. Provenance: Possibly Leontine Marie Berry Olcott (1883-1981) Collection.Leontine Olcott Collection.Eskenazi Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2020

A finely carved white marble standing figure of a monk, probably Ananda, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 104. A finely carved white marble standing figure of a monk, probably Ananda, Tang dynasty (618-907); 54 cm, 21 1/4  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,500,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. sensuously carved standing on a facetted lotus pedestal with the feet pointing outwards, the hands depicted gently clasped before the subtly rounded waist with one hand over the other, superbly portrayed dressed in loose voluminous robes opening at the... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2020

A rare white marble scroll weight, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 3250. A rare white marble scroll weight, Tang dynasty (618-907); 7.6cm., 3 in.. Estimate 150,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 187,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically carved as a crouching rabbit, all supported on a six-lobed cushion base, the marble with extensive encrustation from burial. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 2nd December 1974, lot 47.British Rail Pension Fund.Sotheby's London, 12th December 1989, lot 30. Note: his piece is a... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:14 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,

13 janvier 2020

A rare carved white marble bowl, Shang dynasty, 14th-13th century BC

Lot 1157. A rare carved white marble bowl, Shang dynasty, 14th-13th century BC; Bowl 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diam.; bowl and cover 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The deep sides are carved with a chevron design and flare towards the rim from the slightly spreading foot which is encircled by a herringbone band. The white stone has a buff-colored surface. Together with a rare carved high-fired white pottery... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2019

A fine and rare white marble figure of a court lady, Late Tang Dynasty-Five Dynasties

Lot 40. A fine and rare white marble figure of a court lady, Late Tang Dynasty-Five Dynasties; 24cm (9 1/2in) high. Estimate: £60,000 - 100,000 (€ 70,000 - 120,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.  Deftly carved standing in a languid pose, with full rounded face and delicate features, her head tilted to one side and hair coiffed into a bun, her right hand raised to her chest grasping a shawl draped loosely over her shoulders, her left hand concealed by voluminous robes tied with a sash around her waist,... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2019

A rare well-carved white marble figure of a pensive bodhisattva, Sui dynasty (AD 581-618)

Lot 848. A rare well-carved white marble figure of a pensive bodhisattva, Sui dynasty (AD 581-618); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The bodhisattva is shown seated in a pensive pose, with the right leg drawn up to support his elbow and the left hand holding a sacred petal-shaped object. The body is draped with long bead necklaces, and the head is backed by a lotus-form aureole with floral scroll... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2019

A white marble head of Buddha, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)

Lot 183. A white marble head of Buddha, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577); 11 in. (28.0 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 43,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The soft face with a serene expression, carved with downcast eyes, straight nose, and small chin below the well-delineated mouth set in a subtle smile, with elongated, pendulous earlobes, curled hair and usnisa. Provenance: Purchased in Spain, 4 November 1988.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]