Tuesday 16 May 2023

Lot 38

A Chinese carved 'Wang Xizhi' bamboo brush pot, bitong Early Qing dynasty, 17th/18th century

View More

Lot 38

A Chinese carved 'Wang Xizhi' bamboo brush pot, bitong
Early Qing dynasty, 17th/18th century

Price Realised: £2,600

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

Share this lot

Let your friends and family know about this lot

Lot 38

Description

A Chinese carved 'Wang Xizhi' bamboo brush pot, bitong

Early Qing dynasty, 17th/18th century

Finely and deeply carved with Wang Xizhi overlooking from the fenced terrace of his mountain retreat nestled within a bamboo grove on the rocky shores of a lake populated with geese, all above three small bracket feet, 10.3cm high.

Provenance: Acquired by captain André Le Gac (1895-1960) in China in the 1920s, thence by descent.

清早期 竹雕‘羲之愛鵝紋’筆筒

來源:André Le Gac (1895-1960)上校於1920年代購於中國,後傳承至現藏家。

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT
VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.
(ARR) - ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

Export of goods

Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website www.artscouncil.org.uk or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

Own a similar item?

Receive alerts about similar lots

Continue Browsing

View More Lots View More Lots

LOT 39

A fine Chinese reticulated black bamboo 'ladies and boys' parfumier Qing dynasty, 18th...

Estimate: £1000 - £1500

LOT 40

A Chinese silver-inlaid cast iron stirrup Ming/Qing dynasty, 17th century With oval plate and...

Estimate: £300 - £500

LOT 41

A Chinese bronze 'trigrams' foliate mirror Yuan dynasty Cast with chrysanthemums around a...

Estimate: £1000 - £1500

LOT 42

A Chinese bronze small tripod incense burner Ming dynasty, 17th-18th century of typical bombe...

Estimate: £1000 - £2000

LOT 43

A Chinese parcel-gilt bronze 'bixie' weight Song-Ming dynasty Finely cast as a recumbent beast...

Estimate: £2000 - £3000

LOT 44

A Chinese silver-inlaid bronze archaistic incense vase Song/Ming dynasty Modelled after the...

Estimate: £2000 - £4000

LOT 45

A magnificent Tibetan gilt bronze figure of Chaturbhuja Manjushri, Namasangiti 18th century The...

Estimate: £8000 - £12000

LOT 46

A Chinese brass-mounted copper-alloy tripod incense burner Qing dynasty, 18th century The bowl...

Estimate: £400 - £600

LOT 47

A Chinese bronze tripod incense burner and stand Qing dynasty, 17th/18th century, Yutang Zhenwan...

Estimate: £3000 - £5000

LOT 48

A Chinese bronze archaic tripod ritual wine vessel, jue Shang dynasty Cast with whorl-capped...

Estimate: £600 - £800

LOT 49

A Chinese cloisonné-enamel stem box and cover Qing dynasty, 18th century The compressed circular...

Estimate: £2000 - £3000

LOT 50

A Chinese incised yellow metal (tests as 22ct gold) bowl Republic period rising from short...

Estimate: £3000 - £4000

LOT 51

A cinnabar lacquer 'Lu Dongbin' box and cover Qing dynasty, Qianlong period In form of a peach,...

Estimate: £5000 - £8000

LOT 52

A Chinese mother-of-pearl-inlaid 'Scholars' box and cover Qing dynasty, Kangxi Period, Qianli...

Estimate: £400 - £600

LOT 53

Chinese School Early 19th century A set of eight sericulture (silk production) gouache on paper...

Estimate: £4000 - £6000

LOT 54

Zhang Yu (1734 - 1803) A Chinese painting of prunus on steep slope, ink on paper, mounted as...

Estimate: £3000 - £5000

Newsletter Signup

Keyword Alerts