28 juin 2016

A straw glazed stoneware ovoid jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 9336. A straw glazed stoneware ovoid jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,800 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams. Molded with a flared rim to the waisted neck and body of inverted pear form finished with a flat base, the pale celadon-tinged glaze applied over a white slip, both terminating unevenly on the inside edge of the neck and the middle body the buff clay fabric exposed below (glaze degraded from burial). 12 3/4in (32.5cm) high The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd.... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2016

A straw glazed stoneware jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 9335. A straw glazed stoneware jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,000 (€1,400 - 1,800). Photo Bonhams. Potted with an everted rim to the waisted neck on a full body of compressed ovoid form tapering sharply inward to the flat base, the celadon-tinged glaze applied over a white slip, both stopping unevenly to exposed the buff fabric visible on the lower body (repaired and repainted). 10 1/4in (26cm) high Provenance: purchased in Hong Kong in 1999 Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2016

A glazed pottery censer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 9334. A glazed pottery censer, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate US$ 800 - 1,000 (€730 - 910). Photo Bonhams. Of cylindrical form with incised lines below the exterior rim and a raised string band above the junction of the body to the three curved feet, the straw colored glaze covering most surfaces with splashes of leaf green applied to the interior and exterior walls (chips, feet repaired). 5 5/8in (14.3cm) high Note: This censer originally was offered in Butterfield & Butterfield sale 6977O, 5 & 6... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2016

Miroir en bronze, Chine, dynastie Tang (618-907 Av.JC.)

Lot 360. Miroir en bronze, Chine, dynastie Tang (618-907 Av.JC.). Estimate €6,000 - €8,000 ($6,806 - $9,075). Price Realized €7,500 ($8,463). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The lobed mirror is finely cast in relief with two figures flanking the central boss, with Confucius holding a staff on the left and the hermit Rong Qiqi possibly holding a sword and clad in a deerskin on the right, with an inscription, Rong Qiqi wenyueda Kongfuzi in a panel above and a willow tree below. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2016

A lobed rim parcel-gilt bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 8155. A lobed rim parcel-gilt bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€4,500 - 6,300). Photo Bonhams. The eight-side lobed rim mirror with four raised and gilt lobed cartouches composed of foliate scrolls and each containing a bird perched on a flower, all within a band of regularly spaced flower heads, the underside polished with some verdigris. 4 1/2in (11.5cm) wide Bonhams. CHINESE, INDIAN, HIMALAYAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART AND PAINTINGS, 12:00 PDT, SAN... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2016

A pair of green-glazed pottery cups, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 742. A pair of green-glazed pottery cups, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate 70,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 87,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. with slightly everted sides, supported on a slightly concave splayed foot, incised with a double fillet encircling the exterior and applied unevenly to the upper register and the interior with a translucent green glaze, wood stands; 9.3 cm, 3 5/8  in. Provenance: Collection of Edward T. Chow (1910-80).Sotheby's London, 16th December... [Lire la suite]

13 juin 2016

A small 'sancai'-glazed waterpot, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 700. A small 'sancai'-glazed waterpot, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. well potted with rounded sides incurving towards the galleried rim, covered with bright cream, amber and green glazes stopping above the splayed foot to reveal the earthenware beneath; diameter 6.6 cm, 2 5/8  in. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Ip Yee. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 22nd November 1984, lot 619 Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2016

A small 'sancai'-glazed waterpot and a blue-glazed shallow cup, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 699. A small 'sancai'-glazed waterpot and a blue-glazed shallow cup, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the water pot with freely decorated streaks of yellow and green glazes pooling near the foot; the cup with rounded sides and applied with a blue glaze; 9 and 12.5 cm, 3 1/2  and 4 7/8 in. Property from the Collection of Alberto Giuganino (1887-1979) Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
13 juin 2016

A 'sancai'-glazed figure of a lady, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 698. A 'sancai'-glazed figure of a lady, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. modelled standing with the arms gathered at the chest, her round face surmounted by a high chignon, wearing an ample robe and a shawl draped around her shoulders, her garment applied with a three colours green, yellow and russet glazes; 27 cm, 10 5/8 in. Property from the Collection of Alberto Giuganino (1887-1979) ... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2016

A pair of 'sancai'-glazed figures of officials, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 697. A pair of 'sancai'-glazed figures of officials,  (618-907). Estimate 150,000 — 70,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. each modelled as a standing official with his hands folded together before waist, dressed in long flowing robes covered in yellow and green glazes, his face with well-defined features and rendered with a solemn expression; 43 cm, 16 7/8  in. Property from the Collection of Alberto Giuganino (1887-1979) Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016