28 octobre 2017

An amber-glazed pottery goose-head rhyton, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 105. An amber-glazed pottery goose-head rhyton, Tang dynasty (618-907). 5 1/8in (13.2cm) long. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€4,300 - 6,000). Sold for US$ 8,125 (€6,981). Photo: Bonhams. Of curved horn shape, the handle modeled in the form of a turned goose-head, the body molded with a pearl-ground between leaf motifs and raised scrolls, stand. Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York, 27 November 2001 Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK

28 octobre 2017

A Yaozhou black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty

Lot 104. A Yaozhou black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty. 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 7,000 - 9,000 (€6,000 - 7,800). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. The lobed, ovoid body rising from a neatly cut splayed foot, surmounted by a flaring neck set between a short tapering upright spout and a pinched double strap handle, the thick black glaze thinning at the edges and wiped clean at the base revealing the fine and dense buff stoneware body. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London, 2002. ... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2017

A dark brown-glazed garlic-mouth bottle vase, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 103. A dark brown-glazed garlic-mouth bottle vase, Tang dynasty (618-907). 7 3/4in (19.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,600 - 4,300). U,sold.nPhoto: Bonhams. The quadriobed globular body set with two opposing loop handles flanking the bulbous mouth, covered overall with a dark-brown glaze, stopping at the base above the neatly trimmed splayed foot. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London, 13 February 2004. Note: the result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. P104b86 is... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A phosphatic-splashed brown-glazed jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 102. A phosphatic-splashed brown-glazed jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). 7 3/4in (19.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€4,300 - 6,000). Sold for US$ 6,250 (€5,370). Photo: Bonhams. The broad shoulder set two vertical loop handles flanking the short neck and wide lipped-rim mouth, covered overall with a dark-brown glaze streaked with mottled blue splashes, stopping neatly in a scalloped edge above the angled base to reveal the buff body. Provenance: Property from an Asian... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A brown-glazed 'paper-cut' ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 101. A brown-glazed 'paper-cut' ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907). 11 3/4in (30cm) high. Estimate US$ 7,000 - 10,000 (€6,000 - 8,600). Sold for US$ 10,000 (€8,592). Photo: Bonhams. The oviform body surmounted by a waisted neck, the mouth pinched to form a spout and applied with an integral cover connected to a strap handle, the front decorated with three paper-cut designs of quatrefoil patterns and a rhinoceros, reserved against the dark-brown glaze that stops at the buff-colored base above the... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A gray pottery saddle, Six dynasties-early Tang dynasty

Lot 100. A gray pottery saddle, Six dynasties-early Tang dynasty. 4 1/8in (10.5cm) wide. Estimate US$ 800 - 1,200 (€690 - 1,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. Of deep inverted U-shape, made to fit a Bactrian camel, the seat fitted with raised pommel and cantle, with traces of red and white pigments. Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York, 26 November 1988. Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK

28 octobre 2017

A painted gray pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Northern Qi-early Tang dynasty

Lot 99. A painted gray pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Northern Qi-early Tang dynasty. 10 3/4in (27.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,600). Sold for US$ 5,250 (€4,511). Photo: Bonhams. Finely modeled with an alert expression, standing foursquare on a rectangular plinth, the fur on the head, throat, humps and tops of the forelegs textured and for a realistic depiction, the humps mounted with a saddle, traces of pigments remaining. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York,... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A gray pottery figure of an ox, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 98. A gray pottery figure of an ox, Tang dynasty (618-907). 13 1/4in (33.6cm) long. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,600 - 4,300). Sold for US$ 8,750 (€7,518). Photo: Bonhams. Realistically modeled in a recumbent posture with right foreleg outstretched and head turned to its left, with ample folds around the neck and traces of white pigment remaining. Provenance: J.J Lally & Co., New York, 3 October 2002. Note: the result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C102a5 is... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2017

A dark brown-glazed chicken-head ewer, Eastern Jin dynasty (317-420)

Lot 97. A dark brown-glazed chicken-head ewer, Eastern Jin dynasty (317-420). 8in (20.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,600). Sold for US$ 4,000 (€3,437). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body surmounted by a tall slender neck, collared with a wide flange beneath the tapered ribbed mouth, the shoulder set with an upright spout with cupped mouth, covered overall with a clear glaze stopping at the base above the splayed foot, revealing the ivory-colored body beneath. ... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A white stoneware kundika, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 96. A white stoneware kundika, Tang dynasty (618-907). 7 3/4in (19.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,400 - 5,200). Sold for US$ 8,750 (€7,518). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body surmounted by a tall slender neck, collared with a wide flange beneath the tapered ribbed mouth, the shoulder set with an upright spout with cupped mouth, covered overall with a clear glaze stopping at the base above the splayed foot, revealing the ivory-colored body beneath. Provenance: Vallin Galleries LLC,... [Lire la suite]
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