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Asian Art Discoveries

 
  Lot 30
 

30

A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A FLUTIST, SONG TO MING DYNASTY
宋至明代鎏金銅吹笛侍女像

Sold for €1,896

including Buyer's Premium


Lot details

China, 960-1644. Cast in the form of a standing court lady playing a flute, wearing a long flowing robe incised with foliate decorations at the lower hem as well as billowing scarves and a pendent sash with incised geometric designs. The face with a serene expression. The hair arranged in a high chignon behind the tiara.

Provenance: From the collection of Sir David and Lady Scholey. Sir David Scholey CBE FRSA achieved success as a merchant banker in the City of London, later becoming a director of the Bank of England and governor of the BBC. His commitment to the arts was reflected in his role as Chairman of Trustees of The National Portrait Gallery as well as a Director of the London Symphony Orchestra. A lifelong interest in music and art has been shared with his wife Alexandra and together they furnished Heath End House in Hampstead - once the residence of John McNeill Whistler. Regular purchases from the leading London antiques fairs and dealers allowed them to add to those pieces passed down from their families and thus assemble a magnificent collection over decades.
Condition: Good condition, commensurate with age. Old wear and minor casting flaws. Minuscule nicks, losses, dents and light scratches.

Weight: 217.4 g
Dimensions: Height 13.5 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a related gilt bronze figure of a lady, also dated Song to Ming dynasty, at Sotheby’s Hong Kong in Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Ullrich Hausmann on 7 October 2014, lot 3353, sold for HKD 43,750.

宋至明代鎏金銅吹笛侍女像
中國,960-1644年。吹笛子的侍女立像,她身穿飄逸的長袍,紋飾精美,面容安詳,頭髮在頭飾後面梳成高髻。


來源:David Scholey爵士先生和Alexandra Scholey女勛爵收藏。David Scholey CBE FRSA 是倫敦非常成功的銀行家,曾是英格蘭銀行的董事和 BBC 總裁。 藝術方面,他曾擔任國家肖像美術館受託基金主席和倫敦交響樂團總監。 他與妻子Alexandra都非常鍾情音樂和藝術,他們一起為Hampstead曾是John McNeill Whistler的居所 Heath End House 配置了家具。 因爲他們定期從倫敦主要的古董展和經銷商那裡購買古玩,所以他們能夠不停家族流傳下來收藏添置新品,從而在幾十年裡建立了一個宏偉的收藏。
品相:狀況良好,與其年齡相符,舊時磨損和輕微鑄造缺陷,微小的刻痕、缺損、凹痕和輕微的劃痕。

重量:217.4 克
尺寸:高13.5 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件同樣為宋代至明代鎏金銅侍女像﹐見香港蘇富比 Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Ullrich Hausmann 2014年10月7日 lot 3353, 售價HKD 43,750。

 

China, 960-1644. Cast in the form of a standing court lady playing a flute, wearing a long flowing robe incised with foliate decorations at the lower hem as well as billowing scarves and a pendent sash with incised geometric designs. The face with a serene expression. The hair arranged in a high chignon behind the tiara.

Provenance: From the collection of Sir David and Lady Scholey. Sir David Scholey CBE FRSA achieved success as a merchant banker in the City of London, later becoming a director of the Bank of England and governor of the BBC. His commitment to the arts was reflected in his role as Chairman of Trustees of The National Portrait Gallery as well as a Director of the London Symphony Orchestra. A lifelong interest in music and art has been shared with his wife Alexandra and together they furnished Heath End House in Hampstead - once the residence of John McNeill Whistler. Regular purchases from the leading London antiques fairs and dealers allowed them to add to those pieces passed down from their families and thus assemble a magnificent collection over decades.
Condition: Good condition, commensurate with age. Old wear and minor casting flaws. Minuscule nicks, losses, dents and light scratches.

Weight: 217.4 g
Dimensions: Height 13.5 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a related gilt bronze figure of a lady, also dated Song to Ming dynasty, at Sotheby’s Hong Kong in Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Ullrich Hausmann on 7 October 2014, lot 3353, sold for HKD 43,750.

宋至明代鎏金銅吹笛侍女像
中國,960-1644年。吹笛子的侍女立像,她身穿飄逸的長袍,紋飾精美,面容安詳,頭髮在頭飾後面梳成高髻。


來源:David Scholey爵士先生和Alexandra Scholey女勛爵收藏。David Scholey CBE FRSA 是倫敦非常成功的銀行家,曾是英格蘭銀行的董事和 BBC 總裁。 藝術方面,他曾擔任國家肖像美術館受託基金主席和倫敦交響樂團總監。 他與妻子Alexandra都非常鍾情音樂和藝術,他們一起為Hampstead曾是John McNeill Whistler的居所 Heath End House 配置了家具。 因爲他們定期從倫敦主要的古董展和經銷商那裡購買古玩,所以他們能夠不停家族流傳下來收藏添置新品,從而在幾十年裡建立了一個宏偉的收藏。
品相:狀況良好,與其年齡相符,舊時磨損和輕微鑄造缺陷,微小的刻痕、缺損、凹痕和輕微的劃痕。

重量:217.4 克
尺寸:高13.5 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件同樣為宋代至明代鎏金銅侍女像﹐見香港蘇富比 Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Ullrich Hausmann 2014年10月7日 lot 3353, 售價HKD 43,750。

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