21 juin 2022

Han dynasty Bronzes sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

  Lot 87. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel and cover, ding, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). H. 14 cm, 5 1/2 in. ; Diam. 20 cm, 7 7/8 in. Lot sold: 44,100 EUR (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 of small size, the bowl with horizontal groove just below the slightly everted lip, finely engraved in three zones with birds in flight and perched amidst scrolling, flowering plants, above a short 'canopy' engraved with dentate ornament, supported on a spherical-knopped... [Lire la suite]

25 mai 2022

Han pottery sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 May 2022

Lot 304. A green-glazed 'duck pond' square tray, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 21.7 cm. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD (Estimate  20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 308. A painted pottery duck-form vessel, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 34.5 cm. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD (Estimate  30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of Oxford Authentication Ltd thermoluminescence test no. C207b28.   ... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2022

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

Lot 666. A green-glazed pottery figure of a dog, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); Height 12⅞ in., 32.6 cm. Lot sold: 8,190 USD (Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C122c99. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 4th December 1984, lot 142. Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022
19 avril 2022

Two green-glazed articles, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

  Lot 665. Two green-glazed articles, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); Height of taller 12 in., 30.5 cm. Lot sold: 2,394 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 2,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 comprising an earthenware model of a house and a tripod vessel and cover. The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test nos C122a3 and C122a4. Provenance: China House of Arts, New York, acquired prior to 2000. Sotheby's. China / 5000... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2022

A green-glazed vase (Hu), Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

  Lot 644. A green-glazed vase (Hu), Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); Height 16⅞ in., 42.8 Height 14⅖ in., 37.4 cmcm. Lot sold: 3,150 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022
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19 avril 2022

A green-glazed vase (Hu), Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 643. A green-glazed vase (Hu), Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); Height 16⅞ in., 42.8 cm. Lot sold: 5,670  USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Collection of Anthony Hardy, the Sze Yuan Tang Collection. Christie's New York, 21st September 1995, lot 33. Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022

19 avril 2022

A green-glazed vessel (Hu), Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 642. A green-glazed vessel (Hu), Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); Height 15⅛ in., 38.5 cm. Lot sold: 3,150 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022
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19 avril 2022

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

Lot 544. A green-glazed pottery ladle, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); Width 5⅝ in., 14.3 cm. Lot sold: 1,890 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C122c94. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Scott W. Cole. Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 1966 (acc. no.... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2022

A gilt-bronze sword guard, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 48. A gilt-bronze sword guard, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). Width 4⅛ in., 10.5 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,528 USD. © Sothebys.  Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. H.M.103. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
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07 mars 2022

A painted pottery figure of a standing horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 48. A painted pottery figure of a standing horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). Length 16⅞ in., 42.9cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,528 USD. © Sothebys. inscribed to the interior sides with Jianchu wunian (5th year of the Jianchu regin) and shizhi wenzi (the creation of characters).   Provenance: Christie's London, 21st October 1963, lot 52. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll.... [Lire la suite]