13 janvier 2021

A sancai-glazed vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 1079. A sancai-glazed vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); l. 23.1 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. C120e63. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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13 janvier 2021

A sancai-glazed figure of a frog, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 1078. A sancai-glazed figure of a frog, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); l. 14.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. P120e12. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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13 janvier 2021

A green-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later

Lot 89. A green-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; 141⁄2 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Of ovoid form with a tall, ringed neck flanked by the spout and double-strap handle, the ewer is surmounted by a phoenix head below the flared, cup-shaped mouth. Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 2010.The Lenora and Walter F.... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2021

A green and amber-glazed pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 89. A green and amber-glazed pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 16 in. (40.6 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 2,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The fan-shaped pillow is molded on one side with the character fu (blessing) on top of a recumbent ram in between two figures. The top is carved with two birds standing next to a plant. Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 2010.The Lenora... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2021

An amber-glazed pottery ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later

Lot 88. An amber-glazed pottery ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The ewer is made in the shape of a leather pouch-form flask with finger-pinched, arched handle and cylindrical neck. Both sides of the body are decorated with a leafy flower blossom, all covered with a glaze of rich amber color. Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection Provenance: Acquired in... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2021

A carved amber-glazed vase, meiping, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later

Lot 87. A carved amber-glazed vase, meiping, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; 133⁄8 in. (34 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is carved with a band of leafy peony blossoms below a narrow band of stylized floral sprays. Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 2010.The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas. Christie's. Art of... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2021

Two amber-glazed ewers, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later

Lot 86. Two amber-glazed ewers, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; The larger, 161⁄2 in. (41.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each ewer is made in the shape of leather pouch-form flask with arched handle and cylindrical neck. One is incised on both sides with a leafy peony blossom. The other is with raised decoration. Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2021

An amber-glazed vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later

Lot 85. An amber-glazed vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; 141⁄4 in. (36.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The pear-shaped vase has a tall slender neck and a dish-shaped mouth, with a pair of lappet-form handles on either side of the shoulder and lower body. Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 2010.The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio,... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2021

A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 83. A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 201⁄4 in. (51 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The horse is shown standing on a rectangular platform with right leg raised, the mouth open and the head turned slightly to the left. The body is caparisoned with a cloth-tied saddle. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 19 July 1985. Literature: Spink & Son Ltd., Octagon, Vol.... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2021

A painted pottery of an official, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 82. A painted pottery of an official, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 161⁄8 in. (41 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 2,000. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The figure is shown standing on a low base with his hands clasped in front of his chest, and wearing an official’s hat. Provenance: Frank Caro, New York, 29 August 1961.Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York.Acquired from the above in 1974. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the... [Lire la suite]