09 avril 2019

A large Nishapur calligraphic pottery bowl, Persia or Central Asia, 10th century

Lot 139. A large Nishapur calligraphic pottery bowl, Persia or Central Asia, 10th century; 10.5cm. height, 34.3cm. diam. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP (34,824 - 46,432 EUR). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. of deep conical form, decorated in dark brown on a slip-painted ground with four Kufic calligraphic inscriptions under the rim and point to centre, plain exterior. inscriptions: ‘Modesty is a branch of faith and faith is’ Slip-painted bowls with calligraphic... [Lire la suite]

09 avril 2019

A sancai-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1446. A sancai-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); 38.6 cm. high. Estimate HKD 120,000 - 150,000 (USD 215,400 - 19,200). Auction Result: HKD 141,600. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: An English private collectionBonhams’s London, 9 November 2017, lot 43. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
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09 avril 2019

A pair of amber and marble-glazed dishes, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1445. A pair of amber and marble-glazed dishes, Tang dynasty (618-907);12.9 & 12.7 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 32,100 - 38,500). Auction Result: HKD 295,000. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired prior to 2000. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty  
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09 avril 2019

A sancai-glazed rectangular pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1443. A sancai-glazed rectangular pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907); 11.4 cm. long. Estimate HKD 160,000 - 200,000 (USD 20,500 - 25,600). Auction Result: HKD 188,800. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
09 avril 2019

A Kashan blue and black pottery bowl with palmettes, Persia, early 13th century

Lot 138. A Kashan blue and black pottery bowl with palmettes, Persia, early 13th century; 10cm. height, 22cm. diam. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (3,482  - 5,804 EUR). Lot Sold 2,500 GBP  (2,899 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of deep form with flaring walls on a low foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and black under a transparent glaze, with interlacing palmettes, the interstices filled with cross pattern, the exterior with stylised foliate motif . ... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2019

A Kashan lustre pottery star tile with Simurgh, Persia, 14th century

  Lot 137. A Kashan lustre pottery star tile with Simurgh, Persia, 14th century; 17 by 20.3cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (5,804 - 8,126 EUR). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. of stellar form with one flat edge, decorated in lustre over an opacified tin glaze with in-glaze cobalt blue, featuring a Simurgh in flight, border with stylised blue design. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30 AM.
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09 avril 2019

A Kashan moulded pottery lustre tile, Persia, 13th-14th century

Lot 136. A Kashan moulded pottery lustre tile, Persia, 13th-14th century; 23.8 by 39.6cm. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 GBP (5,804 - 9,286 EUR). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the fritware body with thuluth calligraphic inscription painted in underglaze in cobalt blue between spiralling tendrils moulded in relief with turquoise highlights, with an overglaze lustre ground. inscriptions: Part of the word ([al-]rahman) and the last word (al-rahim) of... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2019

A pair of rare white-glazed deep cups, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 1442. A pair of rare white-glazed deep cups, Sui dynasty (581-618); 12 & 11.6 cm. diam. Price estimate: HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 128,200 - 192,300). Auction Result: HKD 1,711,000. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
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09 avril 2019

A white-glazed deep cup, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 1441. A white-glazed deep cup, Sui dynasty (581-618); 9.2 cm. diam. Price estimate: HKD 50,000 - 60,000 (USD 6,400 - 7,700). Auction Result: HKD 153,400. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
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09 avril 2019

Exclusively in Cleveland: rarely seen Japanese treasures offer encounters with the divine

Horse Race at the Kamo Shrine, c.1634–44. One of a pair of six-panel folding screens, ink and color on gilded paper; image: 176.5 x 337.3 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1976.95.1. Horse Race at the Kamo Shrine (detail), c. 1634–44. One of a pair of six-panel folding screens, ink and color on gilded paper; image: 176.5 x 337.3 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1976.95.1. CLEVELAND, OH.- A major international loan exhibition of great importance,... [Lire la suite]
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