05 mai 2009

A very rare phosphatic-splashed brown glazed stoneware jar, China, Tang dynasty

A very rare phosphatic-splashed brown glazed stoneware jar, China, Tang dynasty H. 13,7 cm. Est. 6 000 EUR. Provenance: Property from the collection of an old German industrial family, from the Dobrikow Collection, Beijing acquired with Lepke Berlin, 1.3.1930, Lot 71. Note: Gefleckt und streifig glasierte Waren wurden in der Tang Dynastie vornehmlich in der Provinz Henan hergestellt, wo mehrere Brennöfen gefunden wurden, welche diese Waren produzierten. Die frühesten Entdeckungen waren die Brennöfen von Huangdao... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2009

A good phosphatic-splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar, China, Tang dynasty

A good phosphatic-splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar, China, Tang dynasty The bluish or yellowish-white 'phosphatic' (suffused glaze) splashes that decorate dark brown-glazed wares of this type are applied after the initial glazing. H. 18,3 cm. Est. 8 000 EUR. Note: Provenienz: Aus einer alten deutschen Industriellen-Sammlung, aus der Auktion Sammlung Dobrikow, Peking versteigert bei Lepke in Berlin am 1.3.1930 als Lot 72 erworben - Ein Schultertopf dieser Art und Größe aus dem Newark Museum, ehemals in der Sammlung... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2009

An extremely rare circular box and cover with sancai glaze, including cobalt-blue, China, 1st half of Tang dynasty (618-907)

An extremely rare circular box and cover with sancai glaze, including cobalt-blue, China, 1st half of Tang dynasty (618-907),8th C., probably Gongxian kilns, Henan province D. 14,5 cm. Est. 16 000 EUR. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de Note: Vgl. Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, Vol. Three (1), London 2006, nos. 1244-1246, mehrere kleinere Dosen mit sancai Glasuren, no. 1246, zwei Dosen, mit Kobaltblau, alle datiert Tang-Zeit, 7. bzw. 8. Jh.,... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2009

A large tripod basin, China, 1st half of Tang dynasty (618-907), 8th C., probably Gongxian kilns, Henan province

A large tripod basin, China, 1st half of Tang dynasty (618-907), 8th C., probably Gongxian kilns, Henan province The beige white clay body is covered with a thin, pale straw-coloured glaze, leaving outside the lowest part and base of the basin free. D. 28,8 cm. Est. 18 000 EUR Note: Provenienz: Aus einer bedeutenden Privatsammlung chinesischer Kunst, erworben Christie's N.Y., 2.6.1989, Lot 132 aus der A.B.Sim Collection - Die TL-Analyse Oxford 466f59 vom 30.9.1987 bestätigt die Datierung - Abgesehen von einigen... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2009

An eight-foliated barbed bronze mirror, China, Tang dynasty (618-907)

An eight-foliated barbed bronze mirror, China, Tang dynasty (618-907) Carefully cast in relief in the centre with two running lion like feline beasts in fierce expression, separated by two small ducks standing on lotus blossoms. D. 18,2 cm. Est. 7500 EUR. Literature: Vgl. Catalogue of Special Exhibition of Bronze Mirrors in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, 1986, plate 107, ein nahezu identischer Spiegel Die Spiegelseite zeigt einige Kratzer und etwas stärkere Korrosion mit gelegentlichen malachitgrünen Ausblühungen,... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2009

A large and heavy lion and grapevine mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907)

A large and heavy lion and grapevine mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907) With carefully and crisply cast lions among grapevine in the centre around a crouching lion as knob, enclosed by a large band with further lions and birds between grapevine, on the borde. D. 19,2 cm. Est. 7000 EUR Literaure: Vgl. Nakano, Toru, Bronze mirrors from ancient China - Donald H. Graham Jr. Collection, Hong Kong: Orientations, 1994, no. 79, ein wesentlich kleinerer aber nahezu identisch dekorierter Spiegel, datiert Mitte Tang-Zeit Nagel Auctions.... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

A Rare Large Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Basin, Tang Dynasty

A Rare Large Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Basin, Tang Dynasty carved in the center with a large floral medallion in blue, amber and cream glazes on an amber ground, accented in wax-resist arcs and stipples at the cavetto, the exterior glazed amber stopping before the flat base to show the pinkish buff ware. diameter 10 in., 25.4 cm? Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired on the Hong Kong art market, early 1980s.Offered at Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2003, lot 57. NOTE: A pair of officials featuring one... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

A Rare Small Blue-Splashed Bowl, Tang Dynasty

A Rare Small Blue-Splashed Bowl, Tang Dynasty well potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the cream ground splashed with a cobalt-blue glaze running in streaks towards the center on the interior and exterior, the concave foot left unglazed to reveal the buff ware. diameter 4 in., 10.2 cm. Estimate 4,000—6,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired on the Hong Kong art market, early 1980s.Offered at Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2003, lot 56.Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

A Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Tripod Censer, Tang Dynasty

A Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Tripod Censer, Tang Dynasty the globular body decorated with two bands of stippled medallions in blue, amber, and cream divided by grooved borders reserved on a green ground, the whole supported on mask-and-paw feet. height 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 2,500—3,500 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired on the Hong Kong art market, early 1980s.Offered at Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2003, lot 55. Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
21 février 2009

A Large 'Sancai' Pottery Caparisoned Ferghana Horse And Groom, Tang Dynasty

A Large 'Sancai' Pottery Caparisoned Ferghana Horse And Groom, Tang Dynasty the beast standing foursquare on a rectangular base with head lowered, the nostrils flared and mouth open, with large eyes set beneath heavy brows wearing an elaborate bridle with square florets along the noseband and headpiece, accented with crisply molded palmette pendants on the nose and cheeks, one ear pricked forward, divided by the forelock swept back on each side, the long chestnut mane cascading down in graceful waves from the arched neck, in... [Lire la suite]
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