14 mars 2019

A 'Yaozhou' brown black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 617. A 'Yaozhou' brown black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty (618-906); 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 3,500 - 5,300). Sold for US$ 11,950 (€ 10,529) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The lobed, ovoid body rising from a neatly cut splayed foot, surmounted by a flaring neck set between a short tapering upright spout and a pinched double strap handle, the thick black glaze thinning at the edges and wiped clean at the base revealing the fine and dense buff stoneware body. ... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2019

A rare engraved gilt-bronze stem cup, Late Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 133. A rare engraved gilt-bronze stem cup, Late Tang dynasty (618-906). Width 4 3/4  in., 12 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cup of elliptical octafoil form, embossed on either side with semicircles and raised on a splayed quatrefoil base formed by four lotus petals with extravagantly everted edges forming the foot, the interior centered with a single lappet in relief and engraved with fish and mythical beasts amidst dense over lapping waves, with... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2014

A sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 103. A sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-906); 52cm., 20 1/2 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 40,000 GBP. © Sotheby's standing four-square on a rectangular base with the head raised and held slightly to the left, the saddle glazed green over a mottled ochre, cream and green saddle blanket, with ochre-glazed foliate-shaped plaques suspended from the halter, breast and crupper straps, the body glazed in a light green with the mane and tail in cream, the base unglazed, wood... [Lire la suite]
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