26 septembre 2016

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

Lot 8. A large sancai-glazed jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,426 - USD 33,672). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The interior is largely covered with an amber glaze. The foot rim and base are unglazed revealing the buff ware. 7 3/8 in (19 cm.) high, box Provenance: Acquired in Taipei, prior to 1995 The property of the Dexinshuwu Collection Exhibited: National Museum of History, The Special Exhibition of Tang Tri-colour, Taipei, 1995, Catalogue, p.... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2016

A sancai-glazed tripod jar, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 93. A sancai-glazed tripod jar, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,538 - USD 23,307). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The lower body and base are unglazed revealing fine white ware. 5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Japanese private collectionEskenazi Ltd., London, 1985, no. 9711 The Property of a Japanese Private Collector. The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. 366j42 is consistent with the dating of this lot. ... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

A Changsha polychrome-decorated bowl, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 90. A Changsha polychrome-decorated bowl, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,179 - USD 7,769). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  6 in. (15.1 cm.) diam., box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in 1995. The Property of a Japanese Private Collector Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
17 septembre 2016

A blue-splashed sancai-glazed cylindrical tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 7. A blue-splashed sancai-glazed cylindrical tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate: HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,357 - USD 19,420). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The interior is covered with amber glaze. The base, the inside and bottom of the feet are unglazed exposing pinkish white body. 6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) high, box Provenance: Acquired in Taipei, prior to 1995 Property from the Dexinshuwu Collection. Exhibited: National Museum of History, The Special... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2016

A sancai-glazed bottle vase, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 5. A sancai-glazed bottle vase, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate: HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,357 - USD 19,420). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The glaze continues over the interior of the neck and part of the foot. The lower body, part of the foot and the base are unglazed exposing the buff ware. 9 in. (23 cm.) high Provenance: Acquired in Taipei, prior to 1995 Property from the Dexinshuwu Collection. Exhibited: National Museum of History, The Special Exhibition... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2016

Sakamoto Gorō single-owner sale achieves $2.5 million, 100% sold

A Magnificent Sancai-Glazed Ewer, Tang Dynasty. Estimate: $500,000 - 700,000. Sold for: $874,000 (£656,304). Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week at Sotheby’s New York began with the white-glove sale of ‘Chinese Art Through the Eye of Sakamoto Gorō: Early Chinese Art.’ Totaling $2,501,500, far above the pre-sale estimate of $1.3/1.9 million, bidders in the room, on the telephone, and online chased works of art collected and revered by the celebrated Asian Art dealer and collector, Sakamoto Gorō... [Lire la suite]

12 septembre 2016

A small Chinese sancai glazed bowl, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 385. A small Chinese sancai glazed bowl, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Estimate $800-1,200. Sold for $500. Photo Freeman's potted with deep rounded sides, covered with splashes of green, white, yellow and brown glaze, the bottom decorated with a four-petal flower symbol. D: 4 in., 10 cm.  Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
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09 septembre 2016

Gisèle Croës - Art d'Extrême Orient à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Archaic bronze vessel, Gu - Shang dynasty (1600-­-1050 BC), Anyang culture (1300-­-1050 BC), 12th-11th Century BC. Bronze with green patina, malachite encrustation - Ht 31 cm (12 1/4 in.) Pictogram inside the foot - X-ray ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen Bronze bell, Nao - Late Shang dynasty (circa 1600-1050 BC). Bronze with green and blue patina, malachite and azurite encrustation - Ht 57,4 cm (22 10/16 in.). Microanalysis ASA - Provenance: Swiss private collection. ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2016

Three bronze mirrors at Freeman's, Asian Arts, 10 september 2016

Lot 61. A Chinese silvery bronze circular 'lions and grapevine' mirror, Tang dynasty. Estimate $12,000-20,000. Photo Freeman's. sculpted to show four lions clambering amidst grapevine, surrounding the beast formed entral knob, all within ruyi decorated rim, patina encrustation around the sides and to reverse. D: 4 1/4 in., 10.8 cm  Provenance: Property from a Pennsylvania estate Note: For a similarly decorated mirror from the Tang dynasty, see Christie's New York, September 16th 2010, Sale... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2016

Middle Eastern Art & Chinese ceramics lead Skinner's Asian Works of Art Auction

Lot 387. Cinnabar Vase, detail, China, 18th-19th century. Estimate $3,000-5,000. Photo Skinner. BOSTON, MASS.- Skinner, Inc. will present an Asian Works of Art auction of over 700 lots on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11AM, coinciding with Asia week auctions in New York City. The auction features several important private collections, including early Middle Eastern ceramics and manuscripts, tomb pottery from the Han and Tang periods, and an exceptional collection of early monochrome miniature ceramics from the Tang... [Lire la suite]