29 octobre 2018

A set of five painted pottery figures of boys, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 103. A set of five painted pottery figures of boys, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 19cm(7 1/2in); 19cm (7 1/2in); 14.3cm (5 5/8in); 14cm (5 1/2in); 15cm (5 9/10in) high (5). Estimate £ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 23,000 - 34,000). Unsold. © Bonhams Well modelled as three seated boys, two holding a yellow ball, one holding a lotus branch, and two standing boys holding a plate, all wearing a teal cloth with black collar and red cuffs, the black belt fastened with a piece of triangular emerald green coloured... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2018

A sancai-glazed tripod incense burner, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 104. A sancai-glazed tripod incense burner, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 11.8cm (4 2/3in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,400 - 5,600). © Bonhams The compressed globular body rising from three short curling legs with claws to a short waisted neck and everted rim, the exterior of this burner glazed overall with irregular green, ochre and cream splashes falling short of the underside revealing the pale pinkish-buff body. Provenance: Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd., London, 10 April 2018. ... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2018

A large amber-glazed candlestick, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 12. A large amber-glazed candlestick, Tang dynasty (618-907); 12 ¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000(USD 32,025 - USD 44,835). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The horse is naturalistically modelled with the right leg raised and the mouth open. The saddle has a tasselled saddle cloth, decorated in shades of rThe candlestick is modelled to the upper section with a cylindrical candle holder held in a circular drip pan raised on a ribbed stem rising from a larger drip pan, all supported on a... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2018

A painted pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 9. A painted pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 21 ¼ in. (54 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000(USD 8,967 - USD 12,810). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The horse is naturalistically modelled with the right leg raised and the mouth open. The saddle has a tasselled saddle cloth, decorated in shades of red.  Provenance: With Caroline Barkes, Hong Kong, 10 December 1994.Private English Collection. The result of the Oxford Authentication Thermoluminescence Test number 766d21 is consistent... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2018

A 'Cizhou' carved 'Peony' meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 57. A 'Cizhou' carved 'Peony' meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 36 cm, 14 1/4  in. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. © Sotheby's. the slender tapering baluster body rising from a recessed base to a narrow neck with tapering conical mouth, carved through the reddish-brown glaze to the buff-coloured body with a broad peony band, all between lotus lappets at the base and a floral scroll band at the shoulder. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM
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28 octobre 2018

A 'Jiexiu' bowl and cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 54. A 'Jiexiu' bowl and cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short narrow neatly cut foot to an indented rim, the domed cover set with a small lotus stalk finial, covered overall with a white glaze save for the base of the interior, the footring and base left unglazed revealing an off-white biscuit. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM
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28 octobre 2018

A 'Ding' 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 53. A 'Ding' 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127); 18.8 cm, 7 3/8  in. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded petal-lobed sides rising from a short straight foot to a foliate rim, covered overall in an ivory-white glaze running in characteristic teardrops down the exterior. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM
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28 octobre 2018

A 'Ding' 'Lotus' dish, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 43. A 'Ding' 'Lotus' dish, Song dynasty (960–1279); 17 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000. © Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with a leafy lotus spray and covered overall in an ivory-white glaze falling in characteristic 'teardrops' down the exterior sides. Provenance: Stromstad collection, Norway. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM
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28 octobre 2018

A Yaozhou 'Peony' box and cover, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 47. A Yaozhou 'Peony' box and cover, Song dynasty (960–1279); 10 cm, 4 in. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000. © Sotheby's. the straight sided box rising from an angled base and short spreading foot to an incurved rim and inner flange, the slightly domed straight-sided cover freely carved with a large leafy peony spray, covered overall in an olive-green glaze. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM 
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28 octobre 2018

A 'Jizhou' 'Tortoiseshell' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 50. A 'Jizhou' 'Tortoiseshell' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279);16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000. Lot sold 18,750 £(21,474 €). © Sotheby's. the deep flaring sides rising from a short tapering footring to a slightly everted rim, covered overall in a dark chocolate-brown glaze irregularly splashed in cream and caramel, falling short of the base to reveal the light buff body . Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM 
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