03 septembre 2021

A green-glazed conjoined dragon-handled amphora, Sui dynasty, and a celadon-glazed dragon-handled amphora, Tang dynasty

Lot 1084. A green-glazed conjoined dragon-handled amphora, Sui dynasty (581-618), and a celadon-glazed dragon-handled amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); 17.9 and 39.9 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 75,600 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Note: A similar piece was sold in these rooms, 28th November 2019, lot 322. Compare also a piece sold in our London rooms, 4th November 2020, lot 216.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection,... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2021

An amber-glazed horse, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 1069. An amber-glazed horse, Sui dynasty (581-618); h. 44.7 cm . Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 40,320 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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25 juin 2021

Stele with Buddha Sakyamuni and two bodhisattvas, Sui dynasty, 581 - 618 CE

 Stele with Buddha Sakyamuni and two bodhisattvas, Sui dynasty, 581 - 618 CE. Stone, height 190 cm, width 100 cm. Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, Henan Province. © The Israel Museum.   Detail: upper part of the stele. Stele with Buddha Sakyamuni and two bodhisattvas, Sui dynasty, 581 - 618 CE. Stone, height 190 cm, width 100 cm. Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, Henan Province. © The Israel Museum.  Detail: Buddha. Stele with Buddha Sakyamuni and two... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2021

A sancai-glazed bottle vase and a bronze long neck bottle vase with cover, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 3126. A sancai-glazed bottle vase and a bronze long neck bottle vase with cover, Sui dynasty (581-618). The larger: 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price Realised HKD 475,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Provenance: Bronze bottle vase: Acquired in Hong Kong in December 1998Sancai-bottle vase: Acquired in Hong Kong in October 1999. Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, 27 May-11 June 2021
17 juin 2021

A painted straw-glazed pottery model of a horse, Sui Dynasty (581-618)

Lot 492. A painted straw-glazed pottery model of a horse, Sui Dynasty (581-618); 29cm (11 3/8in) long. Est: £4,000 - £6,000. Sold for £ 1,402 (€ 1,634). © Bonhams Standing four-square on a rectangular base, arrayed with a tassel-hung bridle and a red saddle cloth all finely detailed in red, black and pale green and fitted over the cantle to sit above long stirrups, the body with hogged mane and long tail covered with yellowish glaze. Note: See a related example illustrated by... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2020

A silvery bronze circular mirror, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 3192. A silvery bronze circular mirror, Sui dynasty (581-618); 6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate $7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised $8,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The central knob is surrounded by trefoil motifs within a square border. The main field is cast in relief with four muscular, leonine beasts shown amidst clouds and separated by four V-shaped angles issuing from a narrow bead border encircled by a raised sawtooth border and an outer inscription band below a... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2020

A large silvery bronze circular mirror, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 2032. A large silvery bronze circular mirror, Sui dynasty (581-618); 9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The central knob rises from a ring of petals encircled by eight animals shown in different positions within a raised dogtooth border, and further encircled by a narrow inscription band and a band of various animals and birds racing counter-clockwise in the outer field below foliate scroll on the... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2020

A grey stone Buddhist stele, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 1254. A grey stone Buddhist stele, Sui dynasty (581-618); 17 in. (43 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The front is carved with a bodhisattva standing within an arched niche, with right hand raised, the left holding an elixir bottle, and wearing a crown and long bead necklace falling across the front of the dhoti. The figure is flanked by two acolytes standing beside posts on which perch two birds with backward-turned... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2019

A rare large straw-glazed pottery bottle vase, Sui dynasty (AD 581-618)

Lot 1254. A rare large straw-glazed pottery bottle vase, Sui dynasty (AD 581-618); 18½ in. (47 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 99,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The well-potted vase has an ample, ovoid body that tapers to the short neck below a cupped mouth with an everted rim. The vase is covered overall with a finely crackled, green-tinged, ivory-tone glazed that pools to a crystal-like green tone in the crevices of the interior of the mouth and... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2019

A rare large glazed pottery figure of a soldier, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 170. A  rare large glazed pottery figure of a soldier, Sui dynasty (581-618). Hauteur: 73 cm. (28 ¾ in.). Estimate 10,000 - EUR 20,000. Price realised EUR 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Il représente un soldat debout, les bras le long du corps. Il est vêtu d'un long manteau droit de couleur verte légèrement entrouvert. Il est chaussé de bottes et porte un casque qui lui couvre la nuque. Ses yeux sont exorbités lui donnant un air effrayant. Il porte une longue barbe. Certains... [Lire la suite]
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