22 décembre 2019

Polo players, Tang Dynasty (618–907)

Polo players, Tang Dynasty (618–907), 650–750, earthenware, pigments; incl.stand, side view 46.0 (H) x 33.0 (W) x 15.0 (D) cm (each), excl.stand, side view 37.0 (H) x 33.0 (W) x 15.0 (D) cm (each). Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
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22 décembre 2019

A pair of Chinese painted pottery figures of female polo players, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 25. A pair of Chinese painted pottery figures of female polo players, Tang dynasty (618-907); The largest, 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Each modelled seated upon a galloping horse, with their heads turned to the left. Provenance: The Ortolani Collection, Rome, 1960s; later moved to Montevideo.Acquired from the above by the current owner. The results of Oxford Authentication Thermoluminescence Test numbers C119p87 and C119p88 are... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2019

Two rare painted pottery figures of earth spirits, zhenmushou, Tang dynasty (618-908)

Lot 22. Two rare painted pottery figures of earth spirits, zhenmushou, Tang dynasty (618-908); The largest, 20 in. (51 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Each depicted seated, with fierce facial expressions, one with a long curled horn to the forehead, the other with bat-like ears and a tall crest, painted with details in tones of red, black, brown and gilt. Provenance: Jacques Barret, Paris, France, late 1970s/early 1980s.Edemar Cid Ferreira, São Paulo,... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2019

Lokapala [guardian figure], Tang Dynasty (618–907)

Lokapala [guardian figure], Tang Dynasty (618–907), earthenware, pigments; 56.5cm (H) x 22.0cm (W) x 16.0cm (D). Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  
22 décembre 2019

Standing court lady, Tang Dynasty (618–907)

Standing court lady, Tang Dynasty (618–907), 8th century, earthenware, pigments, 45.0 (H) x 14.0 (W) x 11.5 (D) cm. Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  
22 décembre 2019

Horse and Barbarian rider, Tang Dynasty (618–907)

Horse and Barbarian rider, Tang Dynasty (618–907), earthenware, pigments, 55.0 (H) x 18.0 (W) x 48.0 (D) cm. Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  

22 décembre 2019

Horse and rider, Tang Dynasty (618–907)

Horse and rider, Tang Dynasty (618–907), earthenware, pigments, 55.0 (H) x 18.0 (W) x 48.0 (D) cm. Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  
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22 décembre 2019

Saddled horse, Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD)

Saddled horse, Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD), 25–220, earthenware, slip decoration; side view 84.0 (H) x 66.0 (W) x 30.0 (D), saddle side view 10.0 (H) x 19.2 (W) x 17.2 (D) cm. Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  
22 décembre 2019

Reclining dog, Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD)

Reclining dog, Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD), earthenware, glaze, 31.0 (H) x 36.0 (W) x 21.0 (D) cm. Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  
22 décembre 2019

Kneeling figure of a lady, Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD)

Kneeling figure of a lady, Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD), 206 BC – 8 AD, earthenware, pigments; head 13.3 (H) x 11.6 (W) x 8.4 (D), body 44.4 (H) x 33.8 (W) x 14.0 (D), overall 56.0 (H) x 33.8 (W) x 14.0 (D) cm. Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.