11 janvier 2021

Two painted pottery figures of horses and riders, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 69. Two painted pottery figures of horses and riders, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); The larger, 115⁄8 in. (29.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each horse is modelled standing foursquare, with a rider seated on top with his proper left hand raised as if to hold the reins.Provenance: Bukowskis, Stockholm, 1999. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020

11 janvier 2021

A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 52. A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 211⁄2 in. (54.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The horse is shown standing foursquare with its head raised. The tail is modeled separately.Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 5 January 1988. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020
11 janvier 2021

A painted pottery jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

  Lot 52. A painted pottery jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 151⁄2 in. (39.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 600 - USD 800. Price Realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The jar is decorated on the exterior with two bands of stylized scrolls in vibrant orange and blue and white pigments.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Eastern Pacific Co., Hong Kong, 1987.The Irving Collection, New York, New York. Christie's. Art of China.... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2021

A painted pottery cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 52. A painted pottery cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 11 in. (28 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The rounded oblong body is surmounted by a circular neck rising to an everted rim, painted in shades of orange, grey and brick-red with vertical bands of decoration.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1986.The Irving Collection, New York, New York. ... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2021

A red pottery ovoid amphora, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Southern Shanxi Province, circa 4800-4300 BC

Lot 53. A red pottery ovoid amphora, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Southern Shanxi Province, circa 4800-4300 BC; 133⁄4 in. (34.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase with a short neck and tapering, ovoid body is flanked by a pair of small loop handles, metal stand.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Donald J. Wineman Fine Asian Art, New York, 1988.The Irving... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2021

A painted pottery cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 52. A painted pottery cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 13 in. (33 cm.) wide, cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The rounded oblong body is supported on a short pedestal foot and surmounted by a circular neck rising to an everted rim, painted with vertical bands and scrolls in shades of pink, white and brick-red.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2021

Two painted pottery figures of animals, Northern Wei-Northern Qi Dynasty (386-577)

Lot 51. Two painted pottery figures of animals, Northern Wei-Northern Qi Dynasty (386-577); The beast, 9 in. (22 cm.) high; 121⁄2 in. (31.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 1,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The group comprises a seated earth spirit with humanoid face, and an ox standing foursquare on a rectangular platform.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The seated earth spirit:C.T. Loo & Cie, Paris,... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2021

A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 50. A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 14 in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The pottery jar is raised on a splayed foot, and the bulbous body is decorated with bands of stylized scrolls. The cover is similarly decorated.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China.... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2021

Two painted pottery vessels and covers, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 48. Two painted pottery vessels and covers, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 111⁄4 in. (28 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated on the exterior in white pigment with scrolling motifs.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift Company, Hong Kong, 29 October 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2021

A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 48. A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 111⁄4 in. (28 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated on the exterior in white pigment with scrolling motifs.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift Company, Hong Kong, 29 October 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China. Including... [Lire la suite]