03 janvier 2023

Two silver boxes and covers, Tang dynasty (618-907) sold at Sotheby's, China/5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022

Lot 542. A silver shell-form box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 7 cm. Lot sold: 44,100 HKD (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Lot 543. A silver 'mythical beasts' box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 6 cm. Lot sold: 18,900 HKD (Estimate: 10,000 - 20,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China/5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022

03 janvier 2023

A large white-glazed jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

    Lot 408. A large white-glazed jar, Tang dynasty (618-907); h. 40.6 cm, wood stand. Lot sold: 119,700 HKD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C110q18. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong prior to 1980s. Sotheby's. China/5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022
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30 décembre 2022

Tang dynasty Pottery and Ceramic sold at Sotheby's. Monochrome, London, 2 November 2022

Lot 250. A small white glazed rabbit, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Width 2.6 cm, 1 in. Lot sold: £2,520   (Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000). © 2022 Sotheby's. Property from a Private Collection. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries Inc., New York.H. H. Pao Collection.   Lot 298. Two monumental pottery figures, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Height of taller 97 cm, 38⅛ in. Lot sold: £30,240 (Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000). © 2022 Sotheby's. Property from a... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2022

A white jade 'lion' plaque, Tang dynasty

Lot 247. A white jade 'lion' plaque, Tang dynasty (618-907). Length 4.5 cm, 1¾ in. Lot sold: 30,240 GBP (Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. depicting a crouching lion in well modelled relief, a vertical hole running through the back the to the chest of the animal, the stone of a pearly white tone. Provenance: Chung Wah Pui, Hong Kong, 27th October 1993. Literature: Jessica Rawson, Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing, London, 1995, pl. 25:4. ... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2022

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

Lot 294. A painted pottery figure of a groom, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 19 cm, 7½ in. Lot sold: 1,638 GBP (Estimate: 300 - 500 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. the bearded man standing with his hands clasped, wearing a long red coat and floppy hat. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift Co., Hong Kong, 30th March 1988. Sotheby's. HOTUNG | 何東 The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung | Part II: Day. London, 8 December 2022
23 décembre 2022

An amber-glazed figure of a lion, Tang dynasty

Lot 221. An amber-glazed figure of a lion, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 26 cm, 10¼ in. Lot sold: 239,400 GBP (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. powerfully modelled seated on its haunches, the powerful forelegs firmly planted, the head detailed with fierce protruding rounded eyes. Provenance: R.H. Ellsworth Ltd., New York, 7th February 2001. Note: This powerfully modelled lion is a magnificent legacy of the high Tang era, profusely... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2022

An amber-glazed jar, Tang dynasty

Lot 221. An amber-glazed jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 14.5 cm, 5¾ in. Lot sold: 2,394 GBP (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. the ovoid body and narrow neck applied with a rich amber glaze, pooling towards the base, the lower section largely unglazed. Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 24th July 1979. Sotheby's. HOTUNG | 何東 The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung | Part II: Day. London, 8 December 2022
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23 décembre 2022

A small sancai-glazed pottery jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 219. A small sancai-glazed pottery jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 8.7 cm, 3⅜ in. Lot sold: 6,930 GBP (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. the short flared neck and globular body typically decorated with green and yellow splashes on a cream ground, pooling towards the base, standing on a short foot. Provenance: Allan Management Services Ltd., Hong Kong, November 1979. Sotheby's. HOTUNG | 何東 The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2022

A sancai-glazed 'lotus' tripod dish, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 218. A sancai-glazed 'lotus' tripod dish, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 17 cm, 6¾ in. Lot sold: 37,800 GBP (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. the shallow centre decorated with an incised flower head surrounded by interlocking lappets picked out in green and yellow glaze, surrounded by bands of yellow and green-splash glaze, the underside with a yellow-glazed rim, standing on three short cabriole legs0 Provenance: Allan Management Services Ltd., Hong Kong, November 1979. ... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2022

A white stone phallus, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 351. A white stone phallus, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 18.5cm (7 1/4in) long. Sold for HK$17,850. © Bonhams 2001-2022 Note: See a Han dynasty phallus sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29 April 2022, lot 3670. Bonhams. AUTUMN SALE OF CHINESE ART A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION, Hong Kong, 25 November – 16 December 2022
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