28 novembre 2022

A small parcel-gilt silver cosmetic box and cover, Tang dynasty, 2nd half of 8th century

Lot 125. A small parcel-gilt silver cosmetic box and cover, Tang dynasty, 2nd half of 8th century; d. 3.7 cm, h. 2.1 cm. Lot sold: 126,000 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 of circular form, the slightly domed cover and the base of the box intricately worked in repoussé, each with a rosette comprising of an elaborate interlaced scroll encircling a central hexafoil floret, the tendrils bearing on and enclosed by looping stems, all against a densely ring-matted background,... [Lire la suite]

16 novembre 2022

Painted pottery horse-riding figurines, Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD)

Painted pottery horse-riding figurines, Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). Overall height 36 cm. Excavated from the Gongling tomb, Yanshui, Henan, 1998. Yanshi Mall Museum Collection. The terracotta figures are painted throughout, with ink-painted bearded brows and vermilion dotted lips. The head is covered with a red shawl, and the body is covered with a red, wide-sleeved robe, the hood and robe decorated with a white curly grass pattern on a red ground. The lower body is covered in trousers, with black pointed boots,... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2022

Jar, Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century

Jar, Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century. Earthenware with applied medallions of baoxianghua under three-color glaze, w24.3 x h30.9 cm. Important Art Object of Japan. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka ; Gift of Sumitomo Group (The Ataka Collection). Photo Kazuyoshi Miyoshi
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15 juillet 2022

A gilt-bronze figure of Shakyamuni, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century

Lot 3055. A gilt-bronze figure of Shakyamuni, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century. H 7.5cm. Sold for 180,000 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - 200,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An important Kansai private collection. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 July 2022
12 juillet 2022

A silver hair pin and a pair of silver scissors, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century

Lot 3169. A silver hair pin and a pair of silver scissors, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century. L 14.5cm; L 13.4cm 54g. Estimate HKD 12,000 - 30,000. Sold for HKD 48,000. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature: Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 87. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 July 2022
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12 juillet 2022

A silver stem cup, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century

Lot 3167. A silver stem cup, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century. D 14cm 262g. Estimate HKD 20,000 - 50,000. Unsold. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature: Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 74. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 July 2022
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12 juillet 2022

A parcel gilt-decorated silver 'floral' spittoon, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century

Lot 3165. A parcel gilt-decorated silver 'floral' spittoon, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century. H 12cm 397g. Estimate HKD 40,000 - 80,000. Unsold. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature: Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 76. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 July 2022
12 juillet 2022

A pair of turquoise-inlaid gold bracelets, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century

Lot 3164. A pair of turquoise-inlaid gold bracelets, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century. D 7cm 157g. Estimate HKD 200,000 - 250,000. Sold for 240,000 HKD. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature: Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 88. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 July 2022
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12 juillet 2022

A silver elephant head vase, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century

Lot 3155. A silver elephant head vase, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century. H 20.8cm 456g. Estimate HKD 100,000 - 150,000. Lot sold 120,000 HKD. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature: Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 46-47, pl.23. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 Jul 2022
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12 juillet 2022

A silver tripod vessel, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century

Lot 3154. A silver tripod vessel, Tang dynasty, 7th-10th century. D 4.9cm H 4.3cm 90g. Estimate HKD 120,000 - 180,000. Lot sold 144,000 HKD. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature: Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 44-45, pl.22. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 Jul 2022
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