08 janvier 2019

A group of kingfisher feather-embellished gilt-metal ornaments, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1230. A group of kingfisher feather-embellished gilt-metal ornaments, Qing dynasty, 19th century.Estimate $4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised $8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Including a phoenix headdress with further glass bead and velvet embellishments; three hairpins; a butterfly-shaped hair ornament; and two pairs of earrings; together with a gold two-pronged hairpin. Various sizes, three cloth boxes (10). Provenance: Headdress and pair of earrings with 'pearl' pendants: Rare... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2019

A Fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, circa 1500

Lot 1229. A Fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, circa 1500; 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high. Estimate $3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised $13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated with lotus plants and grasses rising from cresting waves below a garland of beaded chains and precious objects on the shoulder, all outlined in lines of slip and glazed in turquoise, yellow and white reserved on a dark blue ground. Provenance: John Sparks, Ltd., London.  Exhibited: A Thousand Miles of Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2019

A Chinese sancai-glazed pottery rhyton, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 466. A Chinese sancai-glazed pottery rhyton, Tang dynasty (618-907); length 5 in.; 12.7 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. of horn shape, the coupe tapering to a goose-form terminal, the fowl reaching its neck forward and clasping its tail in its beak to form a loop handle, the exterior surface modeled with anatomical features and a stippled texture, splashed with amber, green, and brown glazes. Provenance: Property from the Collection of Mrs. Mary Cohen, Sotheby's London, July 14, 1970, lot... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2019

Amphore à anses dragons, dynastie Tang (618-907), 7e siècle

Amphore à anses dragons, dynastie Tang (618-907), 7e siècle, grès, Hauteur : 37,3 cm Diamètre : 18,1 cm. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, ancienne collection Ernest Grandidier, G5002. Photo © MNAAG, Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Thierry Ollivier.
08 janvier 2019

A large Chinese straw-glazed dragon-handled amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 465. A large Chinese straw-glazed dragon-handled amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); height 22 1/4 in.; 56.5 cm. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster-form body sweeping upward to a generous shoulder supporting a trumpet neck with a cupped mouth, a pair of arched handles flanking the neck and meeting at the rim in sculpted dragon-head terminals, the lengths of the handles studded with carved bosses, covered overall in a translucent straw-colored glaze suffused with craquelure and draining... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2019

Chameau de Bactriane, dynastie Sui (581/589-618)- dynastie Tang (618-907)

Chameau de Bactriane, dynastie Sui (581/589-618)- dynastie Tang (618-907), terre cuite polychrome, Hauteur : 51 cm. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, donation J. Polain, MA6100. Photo © MNAAG, Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Roger Asselberghs

08 janvier 2019

A Chinese painted pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 464. A Chinese painted pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Tang dynasty (618-907); height 17 1/4 in.; 43.8 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. striding with the long neck forming an S-curve and the head drawn slightly back, tufts of long fur fringing the neck, crown of the head, upper legs and humps, the back laden with a heavy pack tied with bolts of fabric, a rabbit dangling from one of the saddlebags, traces of pigment. Provenance: Collection of Nelson Rockefeller, prior to... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2019

Haniwa Horse, 6th century A.D.

Haniwa Horse, 6th century A.D. Earthenware, 47 3/4 x 45 3/4 x 16 1/4 in. (121.29 x 116.21 x 41.28 cm). Japanese Art Acquisition Fund (M.2008.102). © 2019 Museum Associates / LACMA.
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08 janvier 2019

A painted red pottery figure of a soldier, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577) 

Lot  1223. A painted red pottery figure of a soldier, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577); 22 in. (56 cm.) high. Estimate $3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised $5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Modeled as a foreigner standing on a rockwork base with right arm held at the side and right hand hollowed to hold a weapon while the left hand rests atop his shield, wearing full armor and a leather helmet that frames the face with its prominent features set in a scowl, with traces of dark red, olive-brown,... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2019

Haniwa Horse, 6th century A.D.

Haniwa Horse, 6th century A.D. Earthenware, 47 3/4 x 45 3/4 x 16 1/4 in. (121.29 x 116.21 x 41.28 cm). Japanese Art Acquisition Fund (M.2008.102). © 2019 Museum Associates / LACMA.
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