15 janvier 2020

A large amber and straw-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1163. A large amber and straw-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 31 in. (78.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The cup has a deep, rounded body that rises from the small flared foot to the everted rim, and a loop handle to one side. It is covered inside and out with a marbled white and reddish slip that appears as brown marbling under the yellow-amber glaze, wood stand. Provenance: Edwin W.... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2019

A blue, amber and straw-glazed pottery 'phoenix-head' ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 1312. A blue, amber and straw-glazed pottery 'phoenix-head' ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907); 13¾ in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The pear-shaped body raised on a tall spreading foot with flat base, molded in relief on one side with a foliate-bordered oval panel centered by an equestrian archer, the panel on the reverse with a triumphant phoenix standing on a lotus, all reserved on a dark blue ground, the neck surmounted by a... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A blue, amber and straw-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 255. A blue, amber and straw-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907); 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) across. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The compressed bulbous body raised on three paw supports and encircled by a lower flat bow-string band and a more pronounced rib at the edge of the shoulder below a band of petals outlined in dark blue and amber on a blue and straw-glazed resist-spotted ground which continues on the... [Lire la suite]