29 avril 2018

A 'Junyao' dish, Song dynasty

Lot 63. A 'Junyao' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 21.3 cm, 8 3/5  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 22,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to a straight rim, covered in a thick lavender-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim and stopping short of the foot, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
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29 avril 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Song dynasty

Lot 62. A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 17 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to an everted rim, covered in an even olive-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
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29 avril 2018

A green 'Junyao' dish, Song dynasty

Lot 61. A green 'Junyao' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 15.8 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the gently sloping sides rising from a short spreading foot, covered in an even olive-green glaze stopping short of the foot, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2. Provenance: Forester Collection (according to label). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
28 avril 2018

Two red pottery figures of female polo players, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 37. Two red pottery figures of female polo players, Tang dynasty (618-907). The larger, 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 20,925 - USD 27,900). Price realised GBP 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each spirited horse is modelled in full gallop with the rider wearing a long close-fitting robe, twisted at the waist. Both riders' heads are lowered to follow the course of the ball. Each face is detailed with black and red pigments, with traces of dark red... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2018

A pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 36. A pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907); 15 in. ( 35 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 4,185 - USD 6,975). Price realised GBP 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The figure is shown standing in long robes, with the head turned very slightly to one side and one hand lifted in front of her chest. Her face is modelled with delicate features and her hair is pulled up in a tall coiffure. Traces of red pigment are visible.  Property from a private European... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2018

A massive green-glazed pottery horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 35. A massive green-glazed pottery horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 52 in. (132 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 100,000 (USD 83,700 - USD 139,500). Price realised GBP 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The equine is of impressive proportions, and is modelled standing foursquare with its tail lifted in an elegant curve. The well-built body is supported on sturdy legs and the thick neck curves to support a well-defined head with bulging eyes, flared nostrils, ears pricked up, and... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2018

Tang dynasty's ceramics from a private English collection at Christie's London, 15 May 2018

Tang dynasty's ceramics from a private English collection at Christie's London, 15 May 2018 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Lot 31. A sancai-glazed blue-splashed pottery jar, Tang dynasty (618-907); 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,975 - USD 11,160). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The jar is decorated to the exterior with a thin cream-coloured glaze splashed with blue and green streaks starting from the rim and falling down towards the foot to expose the... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2018

A very rare Ming polychrome-enamelled square 'Dragon' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1860. A very rare Ming polychrome-enamelled square 'Dragon' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.) square. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,820,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 With deep, slightly rounded flared sides, each facet enamelled in a brownish aubergine tone with a lively five-clawed dragon detailed in black and with green tufts of hair racing amidst sprigs of yellow lingzhi fungus outlined... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2018

'Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China' on view for first time in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH.- The formation and vast influence of China’s landmark Qin dynasty is being showcased in Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China from April 20 through August 12, 2018. This special exhibition includes 120 objects drawn from the collections of Chinese art museums and archaeological institutes. More than 40 of these works have never been on view in the U.S. before this exhibition. Expanding upon previous exhibitions, Terracotta Army not only includes the impressive terracotta figures, but... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2018

A black-glazed ribbed jar, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 968. A black-glazed ribbed jar, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 5 ¾ in. (13.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Of ovoid form with a wide neck flanked by ribbed strap handles, the body decorated with vertical ribs formed by trails of white slip that stand in contrast to the blackish-brown glaze that continues over the rounded mouth rim to cover the interior and ends in a line above the foot. Provenance: Acquired from Roger... [Lire la suite]