09 mars 2019

Two impressive painted pottery figures of court ladies, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 593. Two impressive painted pottery figures of court ladies, Tang dynasty (618-907). The taller 16 1/4in (41.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 18,000 (€ 11,000 - 16,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each well-modeled, standing clad in long robes falling in folds over the feet, incised with a low neckline and a shawl over the shoulder, the full plump face with delicate features, accented with pigments to highlight the eyes and rosebud lips, beneath long hair drawn into an elaborate asymmetrical... [Lire la suite]

03 août 2018

A Glimpse of Tsui's Collection (Phase 1) at Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Pottery horse with painted decoration, Western Han dynasty (BC 206 – 9 AD), Collection of The Tsui Art Foundation. In 1991, Dr T. T. Tsui invited his friend, famous artist Huang Yongyu to visit his first private Museum "The Tsui Museum" in Hong Kong and gifted Huang a copy of the collection catalogue as souvenir. While the artist opened the catalogue, he was captivated by nine lively antique potteries with a sense of humor among the many treasures. They inspired him to create an album for them as a return of the... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2018

A pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 36. A pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907); 15 in. ( 35 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 4,185 - USD 6,975). Price realised GBP 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The figure is shown standing in long robes, with the head turned very slightly to one side and one hand lifted in front of her chest. Her face is modelled with delicate features and her hair is pulled up in a tall coiffure. Traces of red pigment are visible.  Property from a private European... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2016

A pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 691. A pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. modelled standing wearing a long pleated robe, her hands gathered at her chest and covered with long sleeves, rendered with a plump face framed by a veil, the reddish earthenware with traces of white slip and coloured pigments, fabric stand; 34.5 cm, 13 5/8  in. Property from the Collection of Alberto Giuganino (1887-1979) Note: Another... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2013

An fine and exceptionally large court lady, Tang dynasty 618-907 AD

An fine and exceptionally large court lady, Tang dynasty 618-907 AD. Photo courtesy Berwald Oriental Art ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. Berwald Oriental Art. John Berwald. Phone +44 (0)20 7434 0424 - Mobile +44 (0)797 3822 724 - Email john@berwald-oriental.com - Website www.berwald-oriental.com
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14 janvier 2012

A set of four Chinese Export Court Lady candleholders. Qianlong period

A set of four  Chinese Export Court Lady candleholders. Qianlong period. photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 The ladies standing in pairs, each with a lotus bud-form candleholder held to left or right, their colorful robes topped with pink skirts and over their shoulders short peacock feather capes; 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high (4). Estimate $15,000 - $25,000 Notes: Elegant court ladies holding vases are found in several sizes, with varied famille rose decoration, and were clearly amongst... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2011

Famille rose @ Christie's Chinese Export Art, 25 January 2011, New York

A large pair of famille rose  jars and covers. Yongzheng-Early Qianlong period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Very finely enameled in a delicate famille rose palette with a continuous scene of the Yang Family Lady Generals practicing in the rose-trellised courtyard of a palace, two ladies galloping out of the palace gate while court gentleman cheer them on from a balcony above, all below richly colored and patterned lappets issuing blossoms around the shoulders, repeated on the cover centering a blue and gilt lotus... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2009

A Pair of Chinese Export Famille Rose Court Lady Candleholders. Circa 1760

A Pair of Chinese Export Famille Rose Court Lady Candleholders. Circa 1760 each standing and dressed in flowing robes decorated with various floral patterns, the shoulder covered with a green floral-medallion cape, the finely modeled hands holding lotus-form candleholders below the shoulder, the hair pulled up in a double-plait topknot. Minor repainting.. height 11 1/4 in./28.6 cm - Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sold, Christie's New York, October 20, 2006, lot 367. CATALOGUE NOTE: Famille-rose figures of ladies... [Lire la suite]