12 janvier 2021

A large painted pottery jar, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, 3rd millenium BC

Lot 73. A large painted pottery jar, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, 3rd millenium BC; 171⁄2 in. (44 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The compressed globular jar with two small loop handles is painted in red and black with medallions filled with a chequerboard design within bold spirals. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 1992. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2021

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

Lot 72. A green-glazed pottery jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 171⁄2 in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200. Price Realised USD 1,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The jar has a compressed bulbous body and a galleried mouth, covered overall with a green glaze now degraded with a silvery-green iridescence. Property from the Collection of Frederick A. and Sharon L. Klingenstein.Provenance: Frank Caro Co. Chinese Art, New York, 11 Februrary 1989. Christie's. Art of... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2021

A green-glazed pottery cylindrical 'hill' censer and cover, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 71. A green-glazed pottery cylindrical 'hill' censer and cover, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 91⁄2 in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 1,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The cylindrical censer is raised on three kneeling bear-form supports and molded around the sides with mythical creatures and immortals. The cover is molded in high relief with concentric mountains and further animals. Property from the Collection of Frederick A. and Sharon L.... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2021

A green-glazed pottery model of a granary, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 70. A green-glazed pottery model of a granary, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 173⁄4 in. (45 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The granary of rectangular form is raised on bear-form supports, with ridged roof and two windows, covered overall in an attractive iridescent green glaze. Property from the Collection of Frederick A. and Sharon L. Klingenstein.Provenance: Acquired prior to 1994, New York. Christie's. Art of... [Lire la suite]
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]