12 février 2019

A large sancai and blue-glazed pottery figure of a lokapala, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 724. A large sancai and blue-glazed pottery figure of a lokapala, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 29 3/8 in. (74.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 143,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The guardian is modeled standing on top of a demon with flailing arms, with his head turned to the left, the right hand raised to hold a weapon and the left hand on the hip. He is dressed in elaborate armor covered in blue, amber, green and cream glazes, and his unglazed face is modeled with a ferocious expression. ... [Lire la suite]

12 février 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 720. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 14½ in. (36.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The figure is shown wearing a shawl draped around her shoulders that falls in long folds over her clasped hands. The delicate features of her face are detailed in black and red pigment, and her hair is pulled up in a tall coiffure. Provenance: Acquired in Tokyo, Japan, March 1997. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 720. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 22 in. (55.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 149,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head gently turned to the right and ears pricked forward. The saddle and halter are glazed in green and the body is covered with a rich amber glaze which runs down the legs, darkening to a deep brown. The mane and forelock are highlighted in a straw glaze, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 719. A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 17½ in. (44.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The spirited horse is shown with left foreleg raised, mane swept to one side, mouth open and ears laid back. The saddle is covered with a cloth draped over the saddle and gathered on the sides above the mud guard, and there are traces of red and dark black pigments.  Provenance: Collection of Madame Veuve Brocq, Hotel... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a standing lady, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 717. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a standing lady, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 12 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 85,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The elegant figure is shown wearing a long pleated skirt with vertical stripes of amber, green, and straw separated by incised lines, which falls to the upturned tips of her shoes. A long shawl is wrapped around her back and over her arms, and her hands are concealed within the long sleeves of her blouse. A bird is perched on one hand... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery circular tray and six cups, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 716. A sancai-glazed pottery circular tray and six cups, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907). Tray 9 5/8 in. (24.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The shallow tray is raised on a circular foot ring and has upright sides decorated in green, amber and cream glazes that are arranged in stripes on the exterior and fall in an irregular line on the unglazed interior and underside. The cups, of varying sizes and shapes, are splash-glazed in a similar palette. Together... [Lire la suite]

11 février 2019

A sancai-glazed figure of a woman holding a goose, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 704. A sancai-glazed figure of a woman holding a goose, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The woman is seated on a rock stool while holding a goose-form wine vessel in her arms. She wears a tunic worn over the right shoulder, while the left sleeve is tucked under the belt in back, and is splash-and-resist-glazed in green, amber and cream. The head and chest are unglazed. The round... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2018

A large straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1272. A large straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The tall, ovoid body is applied on the shoulder with four leaf-shaped appliquésimpressed with foliate motifs, below a grooved triple band around the neck flanked by a pair of double-strap handles rising to the dragon-head terminals which are biting the rim of the cup-shaped mouth decorated with appliqué. The vessel is... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2018

A small green and yellow-glazed cylindrical tripod censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1279. A small green and yellow-glazed cylindrical tripod censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The cylindrical body is finely grooved around the sides which are covered in a green glaze that continues onto the three cabriole supports and also covers the rim above the soft yellow-glazed interior. Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, 15 January 2000.Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2018

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

Lot 1152. A sancai-glazed pottery censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The flaring dish with flat, everted rim is raised on five molded supports, each surmounted by a horned bird head, and the base is formed as a low ring. The dish and molded supports are covered with a splashed glaze of amber, dark olive-green and cream color, and the base is amber-glazed. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III... [Lire la suite]