15 janvier 2020

A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1161. A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high, 16 in. (40.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The spirited horse is shown with left foreleg raised, head turned to the the right, mouth open and ears laid back. The long mane is swept to one side and the tail is dressed. The saddle is covered with a cloth gathered on the sides atop the mud guard, and the chest strap... [Lire la suite]

13 octobre 2019

A large painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 20. A large painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 23 in. (57 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 74,700 - USD 99,600). Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  The figure is powerfully modelled with front right leg raised, the mouth open, the head turned slightly to the left, the tail braided, and the saddle cloth painted with elaborate details highlighted in red pigment. Property from the Estate... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1613. A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The spirited horse is shown standing on a rectangular base with right foreleg raised, mouth open and ears pricked. The body is caparisoned with a cloth-tied saddle and molded foliate appliqués, softwood stand.  Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Herzman Collection, New York.Sotheby's New York, 4 December 1985, lot 117,... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

A large painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 653. A large painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 23 in., 58.4 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well-modeled in spirited pose with a briskly raised right foreleg, the head with well articulated features, mouth agape, flaring nostrils, bulging eyes and a divided forelock swept to either side of the pricked ears, the arched neck with full flowing mane falling just short of the saddle and pleated saddle cloth, traces of red pigment. ... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

A large glazed pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 650. A large glazed pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 20 1/8  in., 51 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. powerfully modeled standing on a rectangular base with a raised foreleg, the head turning slightly to the proper left, alert with ears pricked, eyes wide and the mouth open revealing the teeth, covered in a straw glaze with generous splashes of amber and chestnut. Provenance: Collection of the British Rail Pension Fund.Sotheby’s... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A pair of painted pottery figures of prancing horses, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 253. A pair of painted pottery figures of prancing horses, Tang dynasty (618-907); 25 in. (63.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Each spirited figure modelled with right leg raised and head turned towards the left, the head well modelled with crisp features below pricked ears, the arched neck grooved for a separate mane and the rump with a hole for a tail, each with separate saddle painted with cruciform motifs, with... [Lire la suite]

09 mars 2017

A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century

Lot 599. A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep lobed bowl rising from three tall cylindrical legs to an everted rim, set to the top with a pair of upright loop handles, finely cast well-modeled in spirited pose with a briskly raised right foreleg and head uplifted, mouth agape, flaring nostrils and bulging eyes, the animal's features finely detailed with forelock swept back towards... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2017

A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618–907)

Lot 2137. A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618–907). Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,800 - 5,700). Photo: Bonhams. Modeled with a raised right foreleg, the back legs bent to bear its weight, the raised head turned slightly to the left with mouth agape and nostrils flared, the long, thick mane combed over to the left side of the neck, richly caparisoned, the saddle blanket painted with floral decoration, the tail docked and tied, Japanese fitted wood box. 15in (38.2 cm) high ... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2016

A large painted pottery model of a prancing horse, Tang Dynasty

Lot 1. A large painted pottery model of a prancing horse, Tang Dynasty. Sold for £68,500 (€86,975) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams. The elegantly prancing horse finely modelled with the right foreleg raised high and the head cocked slightly to the left, with a curving mane above the bulging black eyes, the lively folds of the saddlecloth painted in a rusty orange tone swaying from the saddle painted with floral scrolls, the body with traces of an attractive pinkish colouring. 56.5cm (22 1/4in) high Provenance: a... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2015

Bruce Dayton, trustee of 73 years at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, passed away

A man of high standards and unmatched generosity, Mr. Dayton was a true philanthropist. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Trustees of the Minneapolis Institute of Art sadly announced today the passing of its Life Trustee, of great distinction, Bruce B. Dayton. Mr. Dayton, a Trustee of 73 years, served on the museum’s board since 1942, when he was recruited by Chinese art collector Alfred F. Pillsbury. Mr. Dayton’s strong vision, business acumen, high aesthetic standards, knowledge and love of art, and commitment to public... [Lire la suite]