23 janvier 2021

Three civil official's rank badges, buzi, 19th-20th century

Lot 59. Three civil official's rank badges, buzi, 19th-20th century; Largest, 127⁄8 in. (32.7 cm.) square. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The embroidered badge made for a fifth rank civil official, 20th century, is decorated with a silver pheasant alights on a rock emerging from turbulent waves amidst auspicious emblems. The embroidered badge made for a seventh degree civil official, Daoguang period (1821-1850), is decorated with a... [Lire la suite]

23 janvier 2021

A gilt-decorated blue-ground baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 58. A gilt-decorated blue-ground baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200. Price Realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The vase is decorated on the body with two four-clawed dragons, each chasing a flaming pearl, and on the interior of the mouth with chrysanthemums on a green gound below a key-fret border. Provenance: Chait Galleries, Ltd., New York, 1982.The Irving Collection, New York, no. 720. Christie's. Art of China.... [Lire la suite]
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]

11 janvier 2021

Two painted pottery figures of animals, Northern Wei-Northern Qi Dynasty (386-577)

Lot 51. Two painted pottery figures of animals, Northern Wei-Northern Qi Dynasty (386-577); The beast, 9 in. (22 cm.) high; 121⁄2 in. (31.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 1,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The group comprises a seated earth spirit with humanoid face, and an ox standing foursquare on a rectangular platform.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The seated earth spirit:C.T. Loo & Cie, Paris,... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2021

A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 50. A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 14 in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The pottery jar is raised on a splayed foot, and the bulbous body is decorated with bands of stylized scrolls. The cover is similarly decorated.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China.... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2021

A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 48. A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 111⁄4 in. (28 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated on the exterior in white pigment with scrolling motifs.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift Company, Hong Kong, 29 October 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China. Including... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2021

A bronze figure of an official, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 47. A bronze figure of an official, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 151⁄4 in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The figure is shown with one hand holding a small bottle and the other hand holding a fan-shaped object.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Christie's London, 8 June 1987, lot 216. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China. Including... [Lire la suite]