09 janvier 2020

A wheel-cut blue glass bottle, North-East Iran, 9th-10th century

  Lot 69. A wheel-cut blue glass bottle, North-East Iran, 9th-10th century; 3in. (7.8cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500. Price realised GBP 5,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of rounded form with short slightly flaring facetted neck, the body with rows of wheel-cut roundels, the shoulder marked with a carved line, iridescence, intact. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, London, 5 October 2010
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20 septembre 2019

Bonhams to offer 8 museum-quality sculptures from one of the most important Himalayan art collections

Lot 805. A Gilt Copper Alloy Figure of Manjushri, Nepal, 9th-10th Century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.68446; 37.7 cm (14 7/8 in.) high. Estimate: HK$ 20,000,000 - 25,000,000 (€ 2,300,000 - 2,900,000). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- The international auction house Bonhams will present ‘The Path of Compassion: Masterpieces of Buddhist Sculpture’ on 7 October in Hong Kong – a single owner sale of eight Buddhist sculptures from the esteemed Nyingjei Lam Collection. The Collection, which translates... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

Three bronze vessels, Cham kingdom, 9th-10th century, Vietnam at Arthur M. Sackler Museum

Small Ovoid Jar with Short Neck and Wide Mouth and with Decoration of Bowstring Lines, Cham kingdom, 9th-10th century, Vietnam. Turned bronze with incised decor. H. 14.2 x Diam. 19.1 cm (5 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.). Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Walter C. Sedgwick and partial purchase through the Louis Sidney Thierry Memorial Fund, 2006.169.9 © President and Fellows of Harvard College Stemcup with Knobbed Stem and Flaring Mouth, Cham kingdom, 9th-10th century, Vietnam. Turned bronze.H. 18.7 x... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

Beaker, Egypt, 9th-10th century

Beaker, greenish glass, with pinched decoration, Egypt, 9th-10th century, H: 8.4; Diam: 8.1 cm, Inv. no. 24/2008. © The David Collection, Copenhagen. A simple early decoration technique that was found in both Egypt and Iran was the use of tongs on the hot glass mass. This technique was only suitable for pieces with large openings, since the arms of the tongs with the pattern had to be able to press the inside and outside of the glass together. Then it might be necessary to heat and correct the shape of the glass from the inside if... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2018

Four Samanid slip-painted pottery cups, 9th-10th-11th century

Lot 101. A Samanid slip-painted pottery cup with inscriptions, 10th-11th century. Diam. : 16,9 cm. Estimation 800 - 1 000 €. © Artcurial Coupe tronconique, à décor peint en vert olive, rouge brique et noir sur engobe blanc, d'un bandeau d'inscriptions pseudo-épigraphiques. Frises concentriques linéaires et pointillées en bordure.  Étiquette Joseph Soustiel, 146 boulevard Haussmann, Paris 8e.  Provenance : Ancienne collection privée parisienne. Lot 102. A Samanid slip-painted pottery cup with... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2017

An Abbasid pottery bowl depicting a bird, Iraq, 9th-10th century

Lot 48. An Abbasid pottery bowl depicting a bird, Iraq, 9th-10th century. height: 7.5cm.; 3in. diam.: 23.4cm.; 9 3/16 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the earthenware body with a lightly everted rim, painted in lustre on an opaque white glaze, the centre depicting a bird, possibly a peacock, with five roundels to the reverse, both sides surrounded by contour panels on a dotted ground, base with inscription, broken and restored with some associated infill and... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

A very rare Yue mise box and cover, late Tang dynasty-Five dynasties, 9th-10th century

Lot 3119. A very rare Yue mise box and cover, late Tang dynasty-Five dynasties, 9th-10th century, 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,650 - USD 77,475) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The box and cover are of the same shallow domed shape with straight sides, with an incised band near the upper rim of the cover, covered overall under an even and semi-translucent glaze of yellowish-olive tone, with the exception of the ten oval spur marks... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2017

A clear glass bottle, Iran, 9th-10th century

Lot 25. A clear glass bottle, Iran, 9th-10th century. Estimate 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,280 - USD 10,048). © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. Of globular form, with elongated faceted neck, intact; 6in. (15.3cm.) high Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 27 April 2017, London, King Street
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27 mars 2017

An Abbasid white tin glazed cusped pottery bowl, MEsopotamia, 9th-10th century 

Lot 32. An Abbasid white tin glazed cusped pottery bowl, MEsopotamia, 9th-10th century. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 10,794 - USD 15,420). Price realised GBP 8,750 (USD 13,484) © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Rising from a short foot to rounded body with vertical cusped sides, white tin glazed covering both the exterior and interior, repaired breaks - 4½in. (11.4cm.) diam.     Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 6 October 2011, London, King... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2016

The Raphy Star Collection sells for over $2 million and sets a new record

 A large Chinese wooden sculpture of a Luohan, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (13th-14th century) and the banknote found inside. Estimate: AUD$40,000-60,000. Sold for: AUD$47,120. Photo Mosgreen SYDNEY.- The Raphy Star Collection of Important Asian Art achieved a new record for a single-owner collection of Asian Art in Sydney last night with a total of over AUD$2 million ($2,009,700).  The top selling lot, a rare and beautifully carved Chinese polychrome wood sculpture of a Bodhisattva, Song Dynasty, 11th century sold for... [Lire la suite]