06 avril 2022

Two rare sancai and blue-glazed pottery figures of equestrians, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1066. Two rare sancai and blue-glazed pottery figures of equestrians, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); The larger 15 in. (38.2 cm.) long. Price realised USD 7,560 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The first equestrian is shown with hands held out as if to hold the reins and wearing a blue-glazed robe and a tall unglazed hat. The horse stands foursquare on a rectangular base and is covered with a cream glaze except for the mane which is highlighted with amber glaze.... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2022

A pair of large sancai-glazed pottery figures of officials, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1066. A pair of large sancai-glazed pottery figures of officials, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); Each 41 in. (104.1 cm.) high. Price realised USD 7,560 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 Each elegant figure is boldly modeled standing on a splash-glazed, pierced rock-form base with hands clasped in front of the chest within the narrow sleeves of an undergarment, wearing sancai-glazed breastplates over long tunics, cream-glazed trousers, and shoes with... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2022

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse and a groom, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1065. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse and a groom, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); The horse 19 in. (48.4 cm.) long. Price realised USD 7,560 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The horse is modelled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head turned slightly to the left. The horse is covered with an amber glaze, and the saddle is covered with splashed green, cream and amber glazes. The groom is shown wearing a long, amber-glazed robe, and his... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2022

A rare and unusual sancai-glazed pottery equestrian, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1063. A rare and unusual sancai-glazed pottery equestrian, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 14 3⁄4 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Price realised USD 35,280 (Estimate USD 18,000 – USD 25,000). © Christie's 2022 Modeled as a courtier, the rider wears a headdress and green tunic and sits astride his steed with hands curled as if grasping reins. The horse stands foursquare on a rectangular base with head turned slightly to the left and is splash-glazed in green, amber, and straw tones. Property From The... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2022

A large sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1062. A large sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 8 3⁄4 in. (22.4 cm.) diam. Price realised USD 8,190 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The rounded body is raised on three paw feet and incised with double lines on the shoulder. The body is covered with irregular large splashes of green glaze surrounded by smaller splashes of amber glaze which streak unevenly below the amber-glazed, waisted neck and green-glazed rim. Property From The... [Lire la suite]